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Daily Headlines: Oct. 16, 2013

by: Alex Mahadevan News Innovation Editor

Sarasota Police lock down Plaza Five Points

Staff at the Plaza Five Points received an envelope marked with the words "TNT" and "Kaboom" before 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Lockwood Ridge Publix set to open

The Oct. 17 grand opening of a new Publix at State Road 70 and Lockwood Ridge Road adds to the progress of Benderson Development projects.

Old Publix plaza comes down

The final remnants of the Avenue of the Flowers plaza are being torn down now, six months after the town expected.

 Survey shows opposition to SCAT privatization

About 57% of the respondents to a recent survey oppose plans to merge Sarasota and Manatee counties' transit systems under a private operator.

 Business Observer: Mack Reid joins Caldwell Trust board

The retired Boys and Girls Club exec will help the firm with business outreach.

 IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Primo! Ristorante

 This week we went in the kitchen with Maurizio Colucci, owner and chef of Primo! Ristorante, while he prepares risotto alla parmigiana with braised beef short ribs. Get the recipe and watch an instructional video in this week's "In the Kitchen."

 VIDEO: Doctors, former bandmates reunite for competition

Herb Pegues II and Jeff Ellis are playing music again together — preparing for Doctor Idol — after not seeing each other for 40 years.

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