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Cops: One dead in ‘disturbance’
Mon  Aug 21 2017 12:20AM
ENGLEWOOD — Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office investigators spent Sunday conducting a death investigation at a home on the 2700 block of Eleventh Avenue in Grove City. Deputies were dispatched to … Find out how to read more online.
Man received two Purple Hearts in WWII
Mon  Aug 21 2017 12:20AM
Pfc. Joe Steimel of Holiday Park in North Port was a twice-wounded mortarman who served in the 29th Infantry Division that fought its way through France and Germany during the … Find out how to read more online.
Florida fourth in pending immigration cases
Mon  Aug 21 2017 12:20AM
Between Charlotte, Sarasota and DeSoto counties, 263 individuals have pending cases in immigration court, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, an online data tool maintained by Syracuse University. Sixteen … Find out how to read more online.
Forecast partly cloudy for eclipse
Mon  Aug 21 2017 12:20AM
Southwest Floridians may be disappointed that the partial eclipse isn’t coming earlier in the day when the skies are more clear. The eclipse will start at around 1:18 p.m. today with … Find out how to read more online.
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Florida State League offers everyday history
Sun  Aug 20 2017 08:30AM
A league with a long history is the scene right now of history in the making. The Florida State League, with roots in post-World War I Florida, is smack dab in the middle of Tebowmania. League and team officials are enjoying … Find out how to read more online.

Little princesses and princes crowned in pageant
Sun  Aug 20 2017 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — Five-year-old Madison Milam cried when she came off stage. She was afraid she didn’t do well. Little did she know she would win her category of Little Miss Englewood just an hour later. After receiving a trophy and … Find out how to read more online.

Barefoot Trader owner has plans for Old Florida Outdoor Center
Sun  Aug 20 2017 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — The building that houses Old Florida Outdoor Center and Gallery has been a mainstay in the Englewood community since the early days of West Dearborn Street. Since its time as the town hardware store, beginning roughly 100 years … Find out how to read more online.

Officials need to choose a new Sarasota County administrator
Sun  Aug 20 2017 08:30AM
SARASOTA — They’ve had five weeks — while they were on break — to think about it. Now it’s time to consider how they want to proceed. On Monday, as the final topic of its last budget workshop, Sarasota County … Find out how to read more online.

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Utah teacher wants wedding gifts sent to homeless, not her
Sat  Aug 19 2017 08:36PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah high school teacher is getting married next month. But instead of registering for a blender or stemware, she’s asking for shoes and backpacks to give homeless children at her school. Copper Hills High … read more.

Evacuation orders affect hundreds in California, Oregon
Sun  Aug 20 2017 01:19AM
SISTERS, Ore. — Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that’s a prime location for viewing the eclipse. About 600 residents were told to leave the tourist town … read more.

Suspect arrested in killings of two officers
Sun  Aug 20 2017 08:30AM
KISSIMMEE — A suspect in the fatal shooting of two police officers in Florida was arrested in a bar several hours after the attack, authorities said Saturday. Everett Miller faces a charge of first-degree murder for the killing of Officer … read more.

DNA lab reduces testing for missing people amid funding woes
Sun  Aug 20 2017 01:19AM
DALLAS (AP) — Karen Stipes always believed her missing mother was “Mountain Jane Doe,” buried unidentified in a paupers’ cemetery deep in the woods outside Harlan, Kentucky. But without proof, it took nearly half a century and the development of … read more.

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