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Overtime overreaction?
Sun  Jul 5 2015 01:00AM
Local reaction to an Obama administration proposal to increase eligibility for overtime pay is split. It may mean more money in some people’s pocket, but many say businesses will just … Find out how to read more online.
North Port Police prep for new Special Response Team
Sat  Jul 4 2015 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — An officer-involved shooting in North Port last month that ended with the death of a drunk and mentally unstable man is one of many reasons why North … Find out how to read more online.
SCSO: Practice sparkler safety today
Sat  Jul 4 2015 08:30AM
SARASOTA COUNTY — Every year people are taken to hospital emergency rooms in the United States because of injuries from fireworks. So what can you do to enjoy the Fourth … Find out how to read more online.
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America celebrates
Sun  Jul 5 2015 01:19AM
Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday. Here were some highlights of Independence Day celebrations: Music on national mall Heavy … read more.

McCain: US must reassess Afghanistan withdrawal
Sun  Jul 5 2015 01:19AM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The ongoing Taliban offensive in Afghanistan demands a reassessment of the Obama administration’s current plan to draw down U.S. forces, U.S. Sen. John McCain said Saturday during a visit to the country’s capital. The Republican told … read more.

Girl dies when sturgeon jumps into boat
Sun  Jul 5 2015 01:19AM
LAKE CITY, Fla. — A 5-year-old Florida girl died after a sturgeon leaped into her boat along the Suwannee River and struck her. Wildlife officials said Jaylon Rippy died after being struck Thursday night. Her mother and 9-year-old brother were … read more.

Matt Stonie outgobbles Chestnut in Coney Island hot dog contest
Sun  Jul 5 2015 01:19AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey “Jaws” Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut’s bid for a ninth straight victory. … read more.

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Elsie Quirk Library looks for new leader
Fri  Jul 3 2015 08:30AM
SARASOTA COUNTY — Englewood library patrons have been in to say goodbye to a friend and leader who has become a integral part of the community. Jennifer Perry, head librarian, has been promoted as the Sarasota County public services manager … Find out how to read more online.

Boaters: Keep an eye out for manatees
Fri  Jul 3 2015 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — An aerial survey in February suggested a record number of more than 6,000 manatees swam in Florida waters. But as 2015 progresses, more manatees are dying from watercraft injuries than a five-year average would suggest, according to Florida … Find out how to read more online.

City officials aim to improve transportation as population swells
Thu  Jul 2 2015 04:54PM
SARASOTA COUNTY –– Elected officials from every Sarasota County municipality emphasized Wednesday the necessity of being proactive where transportation is concerned. A main point of focus during the joint board meeting of elected officials from the cities of North Port, … Find out how to read more online.

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