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New parking restrictions in Charlotte residential districts
Sun  Aug 2 2015 08:30AM
MURDOCK — Charlotte County commissioners on Tuesday adopted new rules for the parking of boats, recreational vehicles, trucks and trailers in residential areas. Claire Jubb, interim community development director for … Find out how to read more online.
Punta Gorda, a voting anomaly in the South
Sun  Aug 2 2015 08:30AM
Johnny Lloyd Jr. was just a little boy when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Voting Rights Act of 1965, a landmark piece of legislation that struck down … Find out how to read more online.
Despite tiff, county affirms support for Patton
Sat  Aug 1 2015 08:30AM
MURDOCK — When Western Michigan University officials visit Charlotte to further explore the feasibility of establishing an aviation program here, and they have made the trip at least 20 times, … Find out how to read more online.
Truck hits cable pole; interrupts local service
Sat  Aug 1 2015 08:30AM
PORT CHARLOTTE — A truck knocked down a fiber optic cable in the early morning hours Thursday, interrupting service for Comcast customers in North Port, just north of the Charlotte … Find out how to read more online.
State, National and World News
Russian police detain several gay activists
Sun  Aug 2 2015 02:03PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Police in St. Petersburg on Sunday detained several gay activists who have held pickets in defense of gay rights on a Russian military holiday. Yuri Gavrikov, the leader of a gay rights group, was detained … read more.

Nigeria: Review of soldiers condemned in Boko Haram war
Sun  Aug 2 2015 02:03PM
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s army is ordering a review of the cases of more than 600 soldiers and officers, including dozens condemned to death for allegedly deserting the battle against Islamic extremists. The review comes three months after the … read more.

84-year-old Spanish yachtsman rescued from sea after 4 hours
Sun  Aug 2 2015 02:03PM
MADRID (AP) — Event organizers say an 84-year-old yacht owner who fell into the Mediterranean Sea was rescued four hours later and is still keen to compete in a race. Jacinto Rodriguez, skipper of “Duende 52,” fell overboard early Sunday … read more.

Canada PM triggers election with vote in October
Sun  Aug 2 2015 02:03PM
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper triggered an election campaign Sunday and set the vote for Oct. 19, when Harper and his Conservative party hope to earn a fourth term after almost a decade in power. Analysts say … read more.

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Dragon boat racing is back at Laishley Park
Sat  Aug 1 2015 08:30AM
The Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club Harbor Dragons has partnered with the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce, and the Charlotte Local Education Foundation, to bring back the popular dragon boat races. The “War on the Peace River” will return to Laishley … Find out how to read more online.

Former Englewood man’s novel to become movie
Fri  Jul 31 2015 04:22PM
ENGLEWOOD — When Ransom Riggs learned Samuel L. Jackson is playing a character in his young-adult novel turned movie, he freaked out. Novelist Riggs, who grew up in a little house near Englewood Beach, wrote “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar … Find out how to read more online.

Winners Circle
Sun  Aug 2 2015 08:30AM
American Legion Post 103 • Sunday Darts winners July 26: Round 1: 1-Tina Stewart, Joey Siracusa; 2-Fran Smith, Bill Tilley; 3-Bruce Buzzell, George Stern Sr. Round 2: 1-Fran Smith, Tina Stewart; 2-George Stern Sr., Joey Siracusa; 3-Christy Buzzell, Christ Azarias. … Find out how to read more online.

Englewood man charged with attempted murder
Fri  Jul 31 2015 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — A local man is facing a slew of charges — including attempted murder — after what the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office describes as a “vicious attack on two people at his Mango Avenue home early (Thursday) morning.” Charles … Find out how to read more online.

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