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Program could save millions

Program could save millions

June 24, 2010

The sheriff's adoption of a federal program to better identify illegal immigrants committing crimes in Sarasota County could allow taxpayers to avoid funding a $60 million jail.

SSAS goes 'new school'

SSAS goes 'new school'

June 24, 2010

Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences will begin demolition at the end of this month to start construction work on a $6.5 million project.

City cuts jobs, reduces services

City cuts jobs, reduces services

June 24, 2010

Most of the 35 job cuts come from vacant positions, but 13 employees are being laid off. The city is warning of drastic changes in services.

Sarasota readies for response plan

Sarasota readies for response plan

June 24, 2010

Sarasota County emergency officials want to allow BP and state and federal officials to handle any possible oil cleanup on its shore. If needed, the county is prepared to conduct its own cleanup.

News Briefs 06.24.10

News Briefs 06.24.10

June 24, 2010

Leaders of the Downtown Sarasota Farmers Market spoke before the City Commission June 21 to provide a progress report.

Observer Updates 06.24.10

June 24, 2010

After an outcry from members of the Harbor Acres and Bay Point Park neighborhoods, the Parks, Recreation and Environmental Protection Board has taken the proposal for a park at 1150 S. Orange Ave. off the table.

Stadium demolition nears completion

Stadium demolition nears completion

June 23, 2010

Construction crews expect to finish the demolition of Ed Smith Stadium next week and begin rebuilding.

City eliminates 35 job positions

City eliminates 35 job positions

June 22, 2010

The cuts mainly include vacant positions, but 13 employees will be laid off.

Unconditional Surrender inspires donation policy

Unconditional Surrender inspires donation policy

June 21, 2010

The commission will vote today on a new policy written in direct response to the controversial sculpture's donation to the city.

Senate, governor candidates face the press

Senate, governor candidates face the press

June 18, 2010

All but one major candidate for U.S. Senator from Florida and governor appeared at a journalist town hall at The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota.



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