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Mayor opposes charter change

Mayor opposes charter change

September 16, 2010

Mayor Kelly Kirschner criticized proposed changes to the power structure in City Hall; the city manager called the changes unnecessary.

Group solicits new ideas for city's power source

Group solicits new ideas for city's power source

September 16, 2010

Looking for a way out of a 30-year utility agreement with FPL, a group of Sarasotans is sponsoring a contest seeking designs for a new electric utility for the city.

Hospital board candidates tackle finances

Hospital board candidates tackle finances

September 16, 2010

Although it may not be top of mind to many voters, the hospital board races are an important part of Election Day, because the board has a significant say in how taxes are collected.

Staub announces retirement

Staub announces retirement

September 15, 2010

In a tearful statement, County Commissioner Shannon Staub announces she's leaving her post at the end of the year.

Final vote expected on strip-club rules

Final vote expected on strip-club rules

September 15, 2010

Some adult-business owners felt the vague wording of the current ordinance allowed them to have fully nude employees.

Shoot-out suspect charged in robberies

Shoot-out suspect charged in robberies

September 14, 2010

The 30-year-old man who was involved in a shoot-out with sheriff's deputies has been arrested in connection with five armed robberies of adult-video stores.

County to purchase Ringling Boulevard home

County to purchase Ringling Boulevard home

September 13, 2010

The property at 2525 Ringling Blvd. will be converted into a park.

Bus-shelter maker defaults on contract

Bus-shelter maker defaults on contract

September 10, 2010

The city is severing ties with a company that had agreed to make 50 bus shelters for Sarasota but only made 19 in the past 10 years.

Restaurateur opposes ice-rink plan

Restaurateur opposes ice-rink plan

September 9, 2010

The owner of Bijou Café believes a proposed downtown ice rink, which would close First Street for two months, would discourage customers during the height of season.

Cemetery construction delayed

Cemetery construction delayed

September 9, 2010

Four disqualified bidders and two protests put a stop to building new facilities at the Sarasota National Cemetery on State Road 72.



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