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Plover nesting season off to a rough start — learn more in today's headlines!
Longboat Key Thursday, Apr. 11, 2013 2 years ago

April 11: Daily Headlines Video

by: Eddie Kirsch

Daily Headlines
+Sarasota Police seek homeless man for robbery
Police allege 35-year-old Gregory Thompson threatened a teller at a downtown Sarasota Fifth Third Bank Wednesday, April 10, and fled on foot.

+Residents protest Benderson project
About 100 residents have signed a petition. Benderson Development Co. still needs a zoning change before it can start construction.

+Manatee Planning Commission to vote on amending code to allow chickens
The Manatee County Planning Commission will vote today on whether to modify a land-development code amendment that will remove "chickens/poultry" from the definition of farm animals.

+Plover nesting season is off to a rough start
From fire to fire ants, and predators to vandals, the dunes on Siesta Key beach have been a hazard to the threatened species. 

+2013 It's Read Everywhere
Traveling somewhere? Don't forget to pack your Observer newspaper! Bring along the Sarasota Observer, Longboat Observer, East County Observer or Pelican Press; snap a photo of you with your newspaper on your vacation; submit to win!

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