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MOTE Marine may have found a solution to killing red tide
BOCA GRANDE (WWSB) - As the entire Southwest coast of Florida continues to battle with red tide, MOTE Marine Laboratory is testing something new that they believe may be the solution to getting rid of it.They put it to the test this week in a Boca Grande canal after testing it out for months in thei
Sarasota man wins $2 million playing scratch-off ticket
According to the Florida Lottery, George Soulandros, 67, chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,430,000.00.
Cops Corner: Sarasota 8.16.18 | Sarasota | Your Observer
LOCK AWAY8:41 a.m. — 4200 block of North Tamiami TrailProperty damage:An officer received a report about an incident at a hotel. The officer spoke to the property manager, who said two people were involved in a dispute in one of the hotel rooms. During the dispute, one of the people locked the other
First Alert Weather: New tropical disturbance in South Atlantic
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FWC releases new red tide map; Respiratory issues reported in Pinellas, Manatee and Sarasota
High concentrations of Florida's red tide organism, K. brevis, are being reported in Manatee and Sarasota counties. And, low concentrations are being reported in Pinellas County.
Breaking News: Crews are investigating Sarasota house fire
SARASOTA, FL. (WWSB) - Breaking news tonight out of Sarasota, fire rescue responded to a fire near honore and seventeenth.Here's what we know:Fire rescue responded to a fire alarm a little after nine tonight.Ten minutes later, another alarm started going off.Sarasota county fire battalion chief sayi
City of Sarasota declares state of emergency over red tide
The announcement, which came Wednesday morning, follows similar declarations by Sarasota County and the state of Florida.
Short-term rental owners push for policy change | Sarasota | Your Observer
Dumas moved into a charming, three-bedroom 1920s home east of Tamiami Trail in Arlington Park in 2015. It was nice, she said, but came with the kinds of problems you might associate with a house built nearly a century ago. And for the same price, she probably could have lived in a mansion in Texas.
City of Sarasota Declares Local State of Emergency
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The City of Sarasota declared a local State of Emergency on Wednesday, due to the continued effects of red tide.According to the City of Sarasota, the City Manager is authorized to declare a State of Emergency with approval from one City Commissioner. Mayor Liz Alpert, the Dist
Deputies went to a Sarasota home for a welfare check. They found 2 people dead, cops say
Detectives are investigating a possible murder-suicide after a man and woman were found dead inside a Sarasota County home Monday, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.Deputies were called to do a welfare check at a home in the 7800 block of Crest hammock Way in Sarasota around 5 p.m. M
City of Sarasota declares state of emergency due to red tide
“As the home city of Mote Marine Laboratory, this experience is requiring us to be much more proactive sharing information and working to prevent a similar disaster in the future,” City Manager Tom Barwin said.
Education Foundation of Sarasota County names new board members, elects officers | Business Observer | Business Observer
Nancy Harris, Kent Hayes and Anne Rollings will serve three-year terms that began in May. Three teacher and student representatives were also elected to one-year terms — 2017 Sarasota County Teacher of the Year William “B.J.” Ivey, Riverview High School senior Michael Feltovic and North Port High Sc
Two dead after apparent Sarasota murder-suicide
The victims were later identified as Richard and Sharon Laprad, both 67. Detectives said they believe the deaths were the result of a murder then suicide, but say the medical examiner will have to confirm that.
First Alert Weather: Getting back to late day storms with some slightly drier air moving in
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Typical pattern setting up for a few days along the Suncoast. A S/SE wind during the morning and early afternoon will collide with the west coast sea breeze in the afternoon and evening bringing a few scattered storms where the two meet.Although this pattern is typical for thi
Pasco deputies investigating shooting near Hudson apartments; 3 people possibly shot
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla.-- Pasco County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated a shooting at an apartment complex Wednesday night.Deputies said there were possibly at least three to four people shot near Beacon Woods Village in Hudson.This is a developing story and will be updated.►Make it easy to keep
Sarasota declares red tide state of emergency | Sarasota | Your Observer
In a prepared statement, Barwin said: “As the home city of Mote Marine Laboratory, this experience is requiring us to be much more proactive sharing information and working to prevent a similar disaster in the future. The state of emergency reflects our need to continue to respond effectively and ef
Sarasota County complains about to many emails from individuals against the the relocation of Venice Hospital | The Uncensored Report
Francesco Abbruzzinois the sole poster on The Scoop News, it is truly a one man operation. I operate this site with a fresh perspective on news, opinions, and local unvetted scoop. If you have any scoop send it to him email@example.com yes, you can be anonymous.Sarasota County complains a
Dirty dining: Bradenton restaurant shut down by inspectors for second time in 2 weeks
A Bradenton restaurant that recently was shut down by inspectors for roach activity was closed again for the same reason.Inspectors say Sushi & Pho had another roach problem and ordered them to close for two days.Other restaurants were cited for food temperature and hand washing issues.Sushi & Pho,
VIDEO WARNING: Driver fired after this road-rage incident
SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) - A Sarasota man says an angry driver was threatening to kill him, so he pulled out his cellphone to record it.
Candidate accused of lying about her diploma quits Florida race - WDEF
SARASOTA, Fla.— A Republican candidate for the Florida Legislature whofalsely claimedshe had a college degree and posted a purported copy of her diploma online dropped out of her race on Tuesday.Melissa Howardtold the Sarasota Herald-Tribune it was the right decision to drop out of the race for the