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Swine flu vaccine available for more kids

Swine flu vaccine available for more kids

November 12, 2009

Children from 6 months old to high school seniors can get vaccinated later this week at several locations throughout the county.

BRT station moves forward

November 12, 2009

Almost $250,000 has been allocated to the design of a bus rapid transit station at a public-housing complex, even though there's only a 50% chance the transit project will move forward.

Homeowner demands city remove exotic trees

Homeowner demands city remove exotic trees

November 12, 2009

A Bird Key resident says the city has refused to remove three exotic trees near his home, even though they sit on the public right of way.

The police report

The police report

November 12, 2009

Details from the 34 pages of an internal affairs report, conducted by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, of the investigation of the videotaped kicking of a handcuffed suspect, provide insight into why the police department handled the case the way it did.

Welcome Back: Summer Recap

Welcome Back: Summer Recap

November 12, 2009

Summer is officially over, but the stories that made headlines from May through October certainly heated up the months that some residents were away.

Sheriff tackles prescription-drug abuse

Sheriff tackles prescription-drug abuse

November 11, 2009

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office will introduce a new initiative to fight the growing problem. Sarasota County has more than twice the number of prescription overdose deaths than the state average.

Downtown Sarasota Alliance hosts first membership meeting

Downtown Sarasota Alliance hosts first membership meeting

November 11, 2009

The group that was born of two merchants associations and grew to include residents, business groups and more will hold its inaugural general-membership meeting this week.

Pittsburgh Pirates purchase Sarasota Reds

Pittsburgh Pirates purchase Sarasota Reds

November 11, 2009

The minor-league baseball team will move to Bradenton and will get a new name and logo.

The Observer announces contest winners

The Observer announces contest winners

November 11, 2009

This year's "It's Read Everywhere" contest traveled to the World Wide Web on YourObserver.com and asked readers to upload their submissions and vote for their favorites.

Photo of the day: Soldier salute

Photo of the day: Soldier salute

November 10, 2009

Can you guess where in Sarasota this holiday photo was taken Tuesday, Nov. 11?



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