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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Getting Squiddish

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Getting Squiddish

January 12, 2012

Cassandra Bradley is prodded by Alanna Allion to touch the squid they were dissecting as part of Mote's Home School Day on Wednesday, Jan. 12.

PHOTO GALLERY: Squid Dissection

PHOTO GALLERY: Squid Dissection

January 12, 2012

Squids, like the short-fin squid the Children at home school day at Mote Aquarium on Wednesday, Jan. 11 got to dissect are members of the Cephlipod species. These squids are used to feed the fish and sharks at Mote and are most often used in calamari served at restaurants.

PHOTO GALLERY: Democratic Club Meeting

PHOTO GALLERY: Democratic Club Meeting

January 12, 2012

“It’s an exciting time for the Democrat Party,” according to Rod Smith, Chairman of Florida Democrat Party and speaker at the Democrat Club meeting on Jan. 9. The delegate selection is in June in Tampa and the national convention is in Charlotte, N.C in September. Smith discussed issues such as the reapportionment of Florida, talked about the Dream Act and what it means and gave reasons why he thinks the economy will be better in 2012.

Former first lady Laura Bush visits Mote

Former first lady Laura Bush visits Mote

January 12, 2012

Bush got a behind-the-scenes tour of the laboratory during her recent visit to Sarasota.

IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Jim Brown

IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Jim Brown

January 12, 2012

Jim Brown holds the District 4 Longboat Key commission seat and became mayor in 2011.

The luck o' the Lynches

The luck o' the Lynches

January 11, 2012

Lynches Pub & Grub has a touch of the luck of the Irish. But for owners Ethna and Chris Lynch, the true ingredient to success isn't luck — it's hard work.

UPDATE: Rev. Gill placed on administrative leave

UPDATE: Rev. Gill placed on administrative leave

January 11, 2012

Six board members at the Longboat Island Chapel placed the Rev. Kenneth Gill on a paid leave of absence this morning following reports of the congregation's concerns with his leadership.

BREAKING NEWS: Crash on Longboat Pass Bridge

BREAKING NEWS: Crash on Longboat Pass Bridge

January 11, 2012

Authorities have confirmed a crash on the south end of the Longboat Pass Bridge on Longboat Key.

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Chris and Ethna Lynch of Lynches Pub and Grub

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Chris and Ethna Lynch of Lynches Pub and Grub

January 11, 2012

Sisters Chris and Ethna Lynch of Lynches Pub and Grub will be celebrating their 25th anniversary as a restaurant the week of January 14.

Island Chapel members to vote on Gill's future

Island Chapel members to vote on Gill's future

January 11, 2012

The board of trustees expressed concerns about Gill's leadership and agenda. Gill says it's more a matter of deciding the direction for the church.



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