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Siesta Key Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 9 years ago

FEB. 1: Daily Headlines Video



+Fire to close The Hub Baja Grill for several weeks
A kitchen fire reported shortly after 12:30 a.m. Feb. 1 caused at least $200,000 in damage to The Hub Baja Grill in the Village, according to the Sarasota County Fire Department. 

+Romney declared winner
Both Sarasota County and state Republican voters overall chose Mitt Romney as their GOP candidate
by overwhelming margins Tuesday.

+Gov. Scott stays on track
Despite surprising decisions to spend more money on education and Everglades restoration,
Gov. Rick Scott is sticking to his principles of shrinking government and growing the economy.

+Gill resigns from Longboat Island Chapel
The Rev. Kenneth Gill resigned as senior minister Friday, two days before the congregation was
scheduled to vote on his future with the church.

+Neighbors: Ron Babcock
Ron Babcock always has been commended for his unique voice. Now, at 66 years old,
he's finally using it to make a living.

+Film Review: 'A Dangerous Method'
When David Cronenberg directs, audiences can expect elements of bizarre behavior.

+Dance Review: 'Made in America'
The Sarasota Ballet presented a flawless production this past weekend.

+Music Review: Sarasota Orchestra: Mendelssohn and Mahler with St. Clair and Hanslip
This Sunday will go down in my personal record book as one of the most exhausting, exhaustive
and exhilarating in a long time.

+2012 Cool Today Weather Photo Contest

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