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Student enrollment gap closing
Sat  Aug 23 2014 01:00AM
SARASOTA COUNTY — Student numbers are climbing for Sarasota County schools, with many reporting higher enrollment as the first week of school came to an end Friday. Day five numbers … Find out how to read more online.
25 dogs removed from home
Sat  Aug 23 2014 01:00AM
NORTH PORT — Authorities removed 25 dogs — mostly Weimaraners — from a home Friday morning on the 6600 block of Kenwood Avenue, after Sarasota County Sheriff’s deputies served the … Find out how to read more online.
Rotonda II appeals on horizon
Sat  Aug 23 2014 01:00AM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — In the heady moments after a jury issued a favorable judgment for damages in the Rotonda II sewer case, county attorneys stood on the steps outside the … Find out how to read more online.
The Fabric of Our Faith: Metaphors for the church, part 4
Sat  Aug 23 2014 01:00AM
During World War II, when my father was fighting overseas, my mother bought a farmhouse on 5 acres at the edge of town. They farmed the land until I was … Find out how to read more online.
State, National and World News
Stocks go mostly lower
Sat  Aug 23 2014 01:19AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market paused Friday, following four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure about how the nation’s most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in … read more.

West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine
Sat  Aug 23 2014 01:19AM
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a “direct … read more.

What happens in Ferguson if no charges?
Sat  Aug 23 2014 01:19AM
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens if … read more.

Hamas executes 18 suspected informers to deter leaks
Sat  Aug 23 2014 01:19AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commanders in an airstrike likely … read more.

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Study: Growing need for hunger relief
Sat  Aug 23 2014 01:00AM
A landmark study of hunger in America released recently includes a local report on charitable food assistance that documents the critical role All Faiths Food Bank and its partner agencies play in supporting struggling families in Sarasota County. Hunger in … Find out how to read more online.

TRIM notices coming
Sat  Aug 23 2014 01:00AM
SARASOTA COUNTY — Property owners should start receiving their 2014-2015 TRIM notices this week, as local governments finalize their tax rates for the next fiscal year. The “Truth in Millage” notices give homeowners the chance to see what their tax bill … Find out how to read more online.

One call, two views
Sat  Aug 23 2014 01:00AM
ENGLEWOOD — EJ Kelly grew agitated as the 911 call taker kept asking him questions he couldn’t answer. “My friend George (who is in his 80s) is passed out flat on his back with no shade around us and the … Find out how to read more online.

Memorial marker can stay
Fri  Aug 22 2014 08:00AM
ENGLEWOOD — Wednesday, Charlie Moore added fresh mulch near the memorial marker of his only daughter, Valerie, who died at 17 in a crash along U.S. 41 in 2005. Moore, a landscaper, hadn’t been out to the site in a … Find out how to read more online.

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