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Daily Headlines: Oct. 8, 2013

by: Observer Staff


+ City Commission nixes Main Street gallery
Dozens of people showed up to Monday’s City Commission meeting in opposition to a two-story gallery proposed for a restaurant at 1400 Main St.

+ Deputies seek suspect in shooting
Sarasota County deputies seek 25-year-old Jerry Williams for a shooting that occurred Saturday, Oct. 5, on Euclid Avenue.

+ Commission approves telecommunications changes
The Longboat Key Town Commission approved budget changes to pay for an assistant town manager position in fiscal year 2012-13.

+ Commissioners to consider Ted Sperling Park fees
Sarasota County commissioners will consider development regulations and permitting fees for kayak-tour operators during a regular meeting Wednesday, Oct. 9.

+ Industrial Park nabs $15M in financing loan
Parkland Center, 407,155 square feet, is about 80% leased.

+ Conversations at the Crocker kicks off today
Photographers Matt Allison and Virginia Hoffman along with historian John McCarthy will talk about preserving Florida's historical structures tonight in "Florida in Context."

+ Marty Fugate is back writing Theater Reviews — first up: 'Becky's New Car'
American theatrical comedy loves men suffering mid-life crises and scratching their seven-year itches. Steven Dietz's "Becky's New Car" gives equal time to women-of-a-certain-age stuck in various ruts.

+ 'Murph' the turtle released from Lido Beach
Mote will continue to track the adult male loggerhead turtle through a special satellite tag.

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