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Families gathered for the Primrose Parade of Costumes Thursday, Oct. 31.
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Daily Headlines: Nov. 1, 2013

by: Alex Mahadevan News Innovation Editor

+ South County beaches show signs of red tide

Water samples collected by the Sarasota County Health Department show medium levels of the organism that causes red tide near Manasota Beach and Blind Pass.

City Commission to consider Street Team funding

The Street Team program, a collaborative homeless outreach effort between the city and the Salvation Army, may receive an extension that could keep it in place through 2016.

County revises land development code

 The pubic can comment on the revised LDC until Dec. 23.

 PHOTO GALLERY: Primrose Parade of Costumes

Families gathered on the Primrose School at Lakewood Ranch Town Center playground to watch their children parade in costume for the 9th annual Primrose Parade of Costumes Thursday, Oct. 31.

 PHOTO GALLERY: Fright Night

Hundreds of people celebrated Halloween on St. Armands Circle Thursday, Oct. 31. Families took their children trick-or-treating on the circle before enjoying Sarasota High School students’ flash-mob performance to Michael Jackson’s "Thriller."

 WEEKEND BEST BET: Historical Society Fish Fry

The Historical Society’s annual fundraiser takes place tonight at Cedars Tennis Resort.

 Business Observer: Former FCC chairman joins Sarasota firm

 William Kennard will work for Grain Management’s new Washington, D.C., office.

 The Good News: Volunteers Jeaneen Hall and Suzanne Horner

Jeaneen Hall and Suzanne Horn are volunteers at Historic Spanish Point. Read more about them and watch a video in this week's Good News. 

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