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Hot Flash: Notable Nauticals
Sarasota weekends filled with blue skies, clear waters and perfect boating conditions, has BT feeling "nautically inspired."
Arrests made after movie theater shooting
According to one witness, a gun battle preceded the shooting of 17-year-old Riverview High School student Teria’le Rawls Monday, at Carmike Royal Palm 20 movie theater.
PHOTO GALLERY: Imagine School Summer Dance Camp
Dancers in grades kindergarten through eighth perfected their spins, twists and other rhythmic moves during the Imagine School at Lakewood Ranch Dance Summer Camp, held from July 21 through July 25. The camp ended with a final recital for parents.
School board to vote on budget, millage tonight
Members of the public will have the opportunity to voice opinions and answer questions about the year budget tonight before a vote by the Sarasota County School Board.
31 Salon Series
1 Special Books, Baubles & Bling Sale
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
4 Meet the Sky
5 Volunteer Connect Meeting
11:30 am - 12:00 pm