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FYI Friday — Your weekly news roundup

FYI Friday — Your weekly news roundup

August 1, 2014

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

Men arrested for use of counterfeit bills

Men arrested for use of counterfeit bills

August 1, 2014

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men early Friday who attempted to purchase items at several convenience stores with fraudulent $100 bills.

Woman arrested for June theft

Woman arrested for June theft

August 1, 2014

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested Jessica Barker of Lehigh for the alleged theft of more than $300 worth of merchandise from Ulta Beauty on South Tamiami.

Man arrested for aggravated assault of SCAT passenger

Man arrested for aggravated assault of SCAT passenger

July 31, 2014

A woman reported a man for brandishing a knife at her while on a SCAT bus earlier this month. The Sarasota Police Department has made an arrest in conjunction with the incident.

Donor sues The Ringling Museum

Donor sues The Ringling Museum

July 31, 2014

After donating more than 2,000 pieces of art to The Ringling Museum, Helga Wall-Apelt is fighting to reclaim her collection — and more than $6 million dedicated toward a new gallery.

VIDEO: North Palm businesses seek action on flooding

VIDEO: North Palm businesses seek action on flooding

July 31, 2014

Merchants say that their street, prone to flooding and other issues linked to an adjacent palm grove, is neglected by the city.

Hospital CEO blend of finances and family

Hospital CEO blend of finances and family

July 31, 2014

David Verinder served as interim CEO at Sarasota Memorial Hospital since May. His first day as official CEO was Monday.

Initial city millage rate stays flat

Initial city millage rate stays flat

July 31, 2014

Despite a $3.6 million general fund deficit, the Sarasota City Commission voted to keep the property tax rate level, opting to explore other avenues for balancing the budget.

News Briefs

News Briefs

July 31, 2014

Nine-year-old dies after plane crash; Sarasota man caught with illegal deadly snakes; Bayfront Park playground reopens

County digs up complaints with ditches

County digs up complaints with ditches

July 31, 2014

The county dug nine ditches to retain stormwater as part of the Hudson Bayou Improvement project, but it had to refill two of them after they caused problems and failed to drain properly.



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