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Election change gains steam

Election change gains steam

August 12, 2010

More than two dozen people asked the Charter Review Committee to move the spring election date to the November general election to save money and increase voter turnout.

Residents target homeless feedings

Residents target homeless feedings

August 12, 2010

People living and working around Selby Five Points Park explore an Orlando law that severely restricts homeless feedings in its parks.

CHARTER REVIEW BOARD: County charter changes debated

CHARTER REVIEW BOARD: County charter changes debated

August 12, 2010

Five candidates with diverse backgrounds are trying to fill two Charter Review Board seats.

HOSPITAL BOARD: Candidates differ on expansion policy

HOSPITAL BOARD: Candidates differ on expansion policy

August 12, 2010

Only one of six hospital board seats up for grabs is on the primary election ballot Aug. 24. The two candidates agree on the millage rate, but have different views over a possible expansion into Manatee County.

Rink may be on thin ice

Rink may be on thin ice

August 11, 2010

Organizers have to come up with more than $100,000 to implement their plan for a full-size ice skating rink in downtown Sarasota.

Early voting begins today

Early voting begins today

August 9, 2010

Voters can cast their ballots at four locations in Sarasota.

City cancels state of emergency

City cancels state of emergency

August 6, 2010

With less than a 1% chance of the oil spill affecting Sarasota's beaches, the city canceled the state of emergency declared in May.

Five Points flags questioned

Five Points flags questioned

August 5, 2010

Criticized as being historically inaccurate, a veteran asks the city to consider raising only the American flag in the middle of the Five Points roundabout.

Applications flood in for Sarasota police chief post

August 5, 2010

The city has heard from more than 70 people around the country interested in becoming the city of Sarasota's next chief of police.

Alta Vista traffic circle to change

Alta Vista traffic circle to change

August 5, 2010

Neighborhood complaints have spurred the city to alter some of the features of a Shade Avenue traffic circle. If residents aren't pleased with the changes, the circle will be removed.



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