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+Polls close 7 p.m. tonight
Polls for area elections opened 7 a.m. this morning and will close 7 p.m. Check your observer.com tonight for results.
+New arts academy comes to Sarasota
A visual and performing arts academy recently opened in Sarasota.
+Broker updates IDA on maintenance facility loan
Broker-dealer MBS Capital Markets will negotiate a 12-year-loan on behalf of Lakewood Ranch for its future maintenance facility.