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Woman crashes car into north Sarasota home

Woman crashes car into north Sarasota home

April 19, 2014

A Tampa woman allegedly fleeing a crime scene drove her car into a home on 32nd Street killing 62-year-old Eleanor Ball before 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

Weekend Best Bet: Siesta Key Village Easter Party

Weekend Best Bet: Siesta Key Village Easter Party

April 18, 2014

Meet the Easter bunny and hunt fun for eggs on Siesta Beach at the fifth annual Siesta Key Village Easter Party Saturday, April 18.

Sheriff's Office reports falling crime rate

Sheriff's Office reports falling crime rate

April 18, 2014

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office released its annual report Wednesday, highlighting agency milestones and achievements.

State Street garage comes with $10.6 million price tag

State Street garage comes with $10.6 million price tag

April 18, 2014

The guaranteed maximum price to build the State Street parking garage is lower than a February estimate, but exceeds the original budgeted cost by $3.4 million.

Visit Sarasota County seeks more funding

Visit Sarasota County seeks more funding

April 18, 2014

Sarasota County commissioners will consider the organization's request for more than $700,000 of additional funding for the fiscal year, and an application to build on the Siesta Key shoreline during a meeting next week.

Photo of the Day: John Sanders carries cross

Photo of the Day: John Sanders carries cross

April 18, 2014

Drivers on Tamiami Trail can't miss John Sanders and his 120 pound cross. Sanders has been walking along Tamiami Trail since early this morning and plans to walk as far as Bradenton. The Siesta Key resident has carried the cross every Good Friday for more than a decade. "We have a country in dire need of a prayer," says Sanders.

PHOTO GALLERY: Stations of the Cross

PHOTO GALLERY: Stations of the Cross

April 18, 2014

Members of the community observed the beginning of Good Friday with the Stations of the Cross Friday, April 18. The walk was held on Main Street and was led by Fr. Fred Robinson and Rev. David Bumsted from Church of the Redeemer. More than eight churches were represented at the walk, which ended at Church of the Redeemer. "It helps people focus on what Jesus did," says Mike Dull.

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Madfish Grill

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Madfish Grill

April 18, 2014

This week we went in the kitchen at Madfish Grill with manager Casey Clinch while she prepares their signature seafood pie, a seafood medley with a sherry cream sauce in a puff pastry shell.

VIDEO: Downtown advocates test new circulator vehicle

VIDEO: Downtown advocates test new circulator vehicle

April 17, 2014

A low-speed vehicle is traveling through the heart of Sarasota today as part of an ongoing effort to find a fleet for a proposed downtown circulator route.

Obstacles plague lift station

Obstacles plague lift station

April 17, 2014

The new engineering team tasked with overseeing the work at Lift Station 87 discovers more challenges as it attempts to complete the protracted project.



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