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+ Quotes Observed featured soundbytes about U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East from local heroes.
+ A judge sentenced Former Sand Cay manager Judy Paul to three years in prison and 10 years of probation for writing fraudulent checks worth roughly $200,000.
+ Longboat Key Fire Rescue debuted its new ladder truck, which features a 75-foot ladder and 500-gallon water tank.
+ Sarasota Police have arrested a man suspected of holding another man against his will with a BB gun Sunday.
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17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larson’s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.
Mar Vista dollars to benefit local teen
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub’s walls and ceiling are covered with dollar bills, signed and decorated by patrons. Every few years the restaurant removes the bills for a good cause.
'We Are The Marines'
That is how Maj. Brian Dix introduced “The Commandant’s Own” U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps July 4, at Avery Fisher Hall.