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The Longboat Key Fire Rescue Union ratified a new three-year contract Thursday that freezes their pension plans and shifts them into the Florida Retirement System.
The Beach Bistro chef is a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation's "Best Chef of the South" award.
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In the 1970s, many Sarasotans had never heard of Mote Marine Laboratory. Dr. Kumar Mahadevan's vision put it on the map.
The commission gave the town manager direction to work out a proposed contract with The Urban Land Institute.
A Gulf of Mexico Drive Florida Scenic Highway designation could create opportunities for the island's main thoroughfare.