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First candidate files for 2016 City Commission race
Wed  Nov 25 2015 01:00AM
NORTH PORT — Nicholas L. Trolli Sr., is normally known for his long, white beard, jovial attitude and appearances as Santa Claus around North Port during the Christmas season. As … Find out how to read more online.
Englewood man faces federal firearm charge
Wed  Nov 25 2015 01:00AM
ENGLEWOOD — A local man has been indicted in federal court on charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to a report released Tuesday from the … Find out how to read more online.
PTLS sufferer seeks help with tubal reversal surgery
Wed  Nov 25 2015 01:00AM
NORTH PORT — Candace Hagerty’s life upended when her youngest child, Carter, was born five years ago. Candace, now 31, opted to have a tubal ligation after Carter’s birth — a … Find out how to read more online.
Waterfest burglary suspects sought
Wed  Nov 25 2015 01:00AM
ENGLEWOOD — District detectives are attempting to identify two people who used credit cards stolen in vehicle burglaries during the weekend’s Waterfest event at a Sarasota County Walgreens store. Saturday … Find out how to read more online.
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Authorities: Border agent had 110 pounds of cocaine in car
Tue  Nov 24 2015 01:19AM
PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona has been arrested and charged after authorities said state troopers found 110 pounds of cocaine in his car. A criminal complaint filed in federal court shows Arizona Department of Public … read more.

Abraham Lincoln bust stolen from outside Gettysburg museum
Tue  Nov 24 2015 01:19AM
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a bust of Abraham Lincoln has been stolen from outside a museum near where he delivered the “Gettysburg Address.” The bust’s pedestal was found Monday morning in the parking lot of the … read more.

Planned Parenthood sues Texas over blocked Medicaid dollars
Mon  Nov 23 2015 10:34PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Planned Parenthood sued again Monday over efforts by Republican governors to block Medicaid funding to the nation’s largest abortion provider, this time against Texas, where the organization says health care access to 13,500 women is on … read more.

Officials: Man shot stepdaughter, then himself at hospital
Tue  Nov 24 2015 01:19AM
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A man fatally shot his stepdaughter at a Florida hospital while they were visiting a family member Monday morning, then turned the gun on himself, authorities said. The gunman was identified in a news release as … read more.

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Basket Case opens in North Port
Wed  Nov 25 2015 01:00AM
NORTH PORT — Amy Hammell said the recent opening of her new gift shop, Basket Case, is the realization of a lifelong ambition. “I’ve been making candles as a hobby for the last couple of years,” Hammell said. “I started selling … Find out how to read more online.

‘Tow to Go’ available for Thanksgiving
Wed  Nov 25 2015 01:00AM
This Thanksgiving holiday will see more travelers than it has in the past eight years. Almost 47 million people will be heading somewhere more than 50 miles from home, and most of them will be doing so on the road. … Find out how to read more online.

Another prisoner homicide, another policy investigation
Wed  Nov 25 2015 01:00AM
SOUTH OF PUNTA GORDA — The state launched another investigation of the local prison after a second inmate death from 2014 was ruled a homicide. The Florida Department of Corrections verified its Office of the Inspector General actually is conducting … Find out how to read more online.

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