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New College celebrates 50th anniversary

New College celebrates 50th anniversary

October 22, 2010

New College of Florida celebrated its 50th anniversary, along with the official ribbon cutting of the Public Archaeology Lab Friday, Oct. 22. The anniversary ceremony was held on Founders' Circle and included speeches from several dignitaries.

Can County Commission underdogs prevail?

October 21, 2010

They're outgunned both in terms of finances and name recognition, but two candidates seeking to unseat incumbent Sarasota County commissioners are using different campaign tactics this election season.

Candidates at odds on health care, schools

Candidates at odds on health care, schools

October 21, 2010

Incumbent Keith Fitzgerald and his opponent, Ray Pilon, agree on many issues, such as oil drilling and homeowners insurance, but their largest divide centers on whether the state should continue to sue the federal government over health care.

Commission gives green light to traffic cameras

October 21, 2010

An ordinance passed 4-0 at Monday's meeting allowing the city to move forward with plans.

Chair dancing class at SBC offers fun and exercise

Chair dancing class at SBC offers fun and exercise

October 20, 2010

Residents of the Sarasota Bay Club are getting into a new exercise class: chair dancing. The class is taught by Wendy Canning and allows the participants to enjoy doing dance moves to 1940's music without actually leaving their seat.

CLASSROOM SPOTLIGHT: ODA (WITH VIDEO)

CLASSROOM SPOTLIGHT: ODA (WITH VIDEO)

October 20, 2010

Out-of-Door Academy first-graders performed an experiment with underwater volcanoes today in Lisa Cheney’s marine science room. As the students poured cups of vinegar into a volcano made out of Play-Doh, it united with the baking soda, causing the mixture to foam at the top and erupt over the sides like lava. Following the experiment, The Observer asked the students for the scoop on underwater volcanoes.

The Real Rick Scott

The Real Rick Scott

October 20, 2010

There's another portrait of candidate Rick Scott the media neglect to report. It shows an honest, exceptional businessman and that the alleged Medicare fraud wasn’t the primary reason for his resignation from Columbia-HCA.

MPO meeting seeks road to traffic fixes

MPO meeting seeks road to traffic fixes

October 20, 2010

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials discussed St. Armands Circle traffic with Longboat Key and Sarasota residents and officials Oct. 18, at a Sarasota-Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization work session on St. Armands traffic.

Nominations needed for unsung heroes

Nominations needed for unsung heroes

October 19, 2010

The Boys and Girls Clubs and The Women's Leadership Council are seeking nominations for the Men and Women of the Year Award.

Commission moves forward with red-light cameras

Commission moves forward with red-light cameras

October 18, 2010

The Sarasota City Commission voted 4-0 to pursue the proposed cameras.



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