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VIDEO: Police investigate assault on SCAT passenger

VIDEO: Police investigate assault on SCAT passenger

July 20, 2014

The Sarasota Police Department is investigating an incident in which a man allegedly brandished a box-cutter knife at a woman ignoring his advances on a Sarasota County Area Transit bus.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tarpon Tournament Awards Banquet

PHOTO GALLERY: Tarpon Tournament Awards Banquet

July 19, 2014

The 84th annual Sarasota Tarpon Tournament came to a close with an Awards Banquet Saturday, July 19, at the Hyatt Regency. Anglers and family members enjoyed dinner and drinks to celebrate the end of the three-month tournament. The tournament finished with a fish-off on June 21st with angler David Sugar winning by catching and releasing 38¾ inches.

FYI Friday — Your weekly news roundup

FYI Friday — Your weekly news roundup

July 18, 2014

Catch up on the week's most important and most interesting news stories from Sarasota, Longboat Key and East County with FYI Friday.

Authorities seek counterfeit cash suspect

Authorities seek counterfeit cash suspect

July 18, 2014

The Sarasota Police Department is looking for a man suspected of using three fake $100 bills at a Walgreens on the 3900 block of South Tamiami Trail last week.

Sarasota Bayfront Now to host public meeting

Sarasota Bayfront Now to host public meeting

July 18, 2014

The group behind a leaked document that called for a $100 million bayfront aquarium will present its proposal for redeveloping city-owned waterfront land during a cocktail reception today.

PHOTO GALLERY: AJC Summer Lunch & Learn Series

PHOTO GALLERY: AJC Summer Lunch & Learn Series

July 17, 2014

AJC West Coast Florida held the first luncheon in its Summer Lunch & Learn Series Thursday, July 17, at Michael's On East.

Unitarian Universalist to offer same-sex marriage if legalized

Unitarian Universalist to offer same-sex marriage if legalized

July 17, 2014

If the motion to overturn same-sex marriage ban is successful, the Unitarian Universalist Church wants to perform marriages before the overturn can be challenged.

Sarasota Police officer rescues duckling

Sarasota Police officer rescues duckling

July 17, 2014

Officer Juan Sanchez found the duckling covered in mud near a storm drain at the intersection of Ringling Boulevard and Pompano Avenue this morning. The duck, Freddy, is recovering at Save Our Seabirds.

Observer wins 61 awards at newspaper contest

Observer wins 61 awards at newspaper contest

July 17, 2014

Six newspapers in the Observer Media Group garnered 61 total awards, including 24 first-place finishes, at the 2013 Florida Press Association Better Weekly Newspaper contest held July 10 to July 11, at the Biltmore in Coral Gables.

County terminates SCAT director

County terminates SCAT director

July 17, 2014

The Sarasota County administration fired Sarasota County Area Transit Director Glama Carter this week. Director of Community and Intergovernmental Relations Rob Lewis will take over in the interim.



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