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Charter panel votes to repeal wage law

October 28, 2010

The charter amendment chased Wal-Mart away from its Newtown store three years ago. Some residents say the area was devastated.

Surveillance cameras will be watching

Surveillance cameras will be watching

October 28, 2010

From Newtown, to downtown, to Payne Park, the city is planning a network of security cameras designed to keep people safe and help fight crime.

SSAS digs its future campus (VIDEO)

SSAS digs its future campus (VIDEO)

October 28, 2010

Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for its new educational facilities Wednesday, Oct. 27.

Stampiglia rejoices in 50 years in priesthood

Stampiglia rejoices in 50 years in priesthood

October 28, 2010

The Rev. Fausto Stampiglia recently celebrated his 50th anniversary of being a priest and 75th birthday.

City, county spar over parks

City, county spar over parks

October 28, 2010

With both governments keeping a watchful eye on their bottom lines, neither wants to fully fund the improved Robert L. Taylor Community Complex, which is expected to cost three times as much to operate the facility each year.

Brookside Middle gets pumped for school project

Brookside Middle gets pumped for school project

October 27, 2010

Susan Roberts’ eighth-grade science classes at Brookside Middle School spent Wednesday measuring how the circumference and height of a pumpkin can affect the number of seeds it contains.Once they had completed the lab by creatively carving faces into their pumpkins, students lit a candle inside them and turned off the lights to admire their Jack-o-lanterns.

Flood insurance costs to drop

Flood insurance costs to drop

October 27, 2010

All city residents with flood insurance will be getting an immediate 5% discount.

Election coverage: Candidates differ on taxes, Social Security

Election coverage: Candidates differ on taxes, Social Security

October 27, 2010

Opposition to offshore oil drilling may be the only common ground between incumbent District 13 Congressman Vern Buchanan and his opponent, James Golden. They hold opposing views on continuing tax cuts, the state of Medicare and Social Security and the federal government's health-care reform.

Princesses, ponies and pirates — oh my!

Princesses, ponies and pirates — oh my!

October 26, 2010

Excited youngsters paraded around Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in their favorite Halloween getups today.

Garage rising above downtown buildings

Garage rising above downtown buildings

October 26, 2010

Still on schedule to for a December completion date, workers are busy building the Palm Avenue parking garage's top floor.



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