School bus driver cited for texting before crash; man arrested for capital sexual battery; political leaders lament brain drain
The Out-of-Door Academy dominated Citrus Park Christian Sept. 20, as the Thunder defeated the Eagles 42-0 and ended its three-game losing streak.
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Senior running back Demardre Patterson rushed for 116 yards and two touchdowns to lead Cardinal Mooney to a 28-0 victory over Avon Park in non-district action Sept. 20.
A school bus collided with a garbage truck around 3:40 p.m. today, and children aboard reportedly said the driver was using a cell phone around the time of the crash.
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The Sarasota Police Department has charged a 29-year-old man for capital sexual battery on a five-year-old.