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Instead of receiving gifts on her birthday, 12-year-old Caroline Birch gave to others.
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center will soon have a designated pediatric physician working in its emergency room, and will add a six-bed pediatric unit.
Sarasota County will begin dredging the lake at Nathan Benderson Park as part of plans to create a world-class rowing venue.
Manatee County officials seek public input on the plans.
The builder is moving forward with plans to expand its existing Esplanade community in Lakewood Ranch.