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Jackson Lab abandons Sarasota bid

Jackson Lab abandons Sarasota bid

June 3, 2011

Facing a much-reduced contribution from the state, the research facility decided it would be too risky to expand into Sarasota County.

City may purchase red-light cameras

City may purchase red-light cameras

June 3, 2011

Commissioners will be asked Monday to approve a contract to purchase the devices to place at some of the most dangerous intersections.

PHOTO GALLERY: Pet therapy at SMH (more photos)

PHOTO GALLERY: Pet therapy at SMH (more photos)

June 2, 2011

When Ginger, Alie, Finnegan, Parker and Kirby hear the phrase “time to go to work!” these canines know just what to do. These five dogs visit three different units at Sarasota Memorial Hospital for an hour and a half every Thursday afternoon to work as therapy dogs.

City discusses budget cuts

City discusses budget cuts

June 2, 2011

City Hall received some good news with the taxable value estimates — property values declined less than expected. However, it still has to trim about $6 million from the budget.

Wal-Mart eyes former Winn-Dixie

Wal-Mart eyes former Winn-Dixie

June 2, 2011

North Trail residents and redevelopment leaders said they are happy to see a new grocery store planning to replace the shuttered Winn-Dixie supermarket.

Pedestrians fail roundabout test

Pedestrians fail roundabout test

June 2, 2011

Because more than 30% of people walking through the Five Points roundabout failed to navigate it properly, the city will pay about $11,000 to funnel people into the crosswalks.

Meter Reader

Meter Reader

June 2, 2011

The new paid-parking system has both its supporters and detractors, but it has also puzzled some people trying to use it for the first time.

Army officer chases down bank robber (VIDEO)

Army officer chases down bank robber (VIDEO)

June 2, 2011

After a gunman threatens his son inside a bank, a vacationing U.S. Army staff sergeant chases down the crook and disarms him.

News Briefs

News Briefs

June 2, 2011

DID plans to makeover historic district; Patterson Foundation assists tornado victims; Mote Marine receives $1 million pledge; and meetings & agendas.

Mote Marine receives $1 million donation

Mote Marine receives $1 million donation

June 1, 2011

The contribution from two anonymous supporters will fund vital projects at the world-famous marine laboratory.



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