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Friends mourn bicyclist, 13, killed in crash
Sat  Nov 18 2017 08:50AM
PORT CHARLOTTE — About 100 people came to light Chinese lanterns on Dorchester Street on Thursday night, where 13-year-old Dylan Rose was struck by a car while riding his bike … Find out how to read more online.
Police seeking information on shooting
Sat  Nov 18 2017 08:48AM
NORTH PORT — Police are asking North Port residents who may have information about a Thursday night shooting to come forward. Officials are still investigating the shooting that happened around … Find out how to read more online.
Irma pushes overtime for city departments
Sat  Nov 18 2017 08:48AM
NORTH PORT — Every year, the city’s department heads guess how many hours their employees will work, and how many of those may be overtime. The result can end in … Find out how to read more online.
Former FEMA director to review county’s response to Irma
Sat  Nov 18 2017 08:46AM
SARASOTA — Hurricane Irma posed an interesting challenge to counties across the state of Florida when it arrived in September. When Irma made landfall, it covered much of the state … Find out how to read more online.
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Area jobless rate dips down, again
Sat  Nov 18 2017 08:44AM
An abundance of available jobs is providing workers multiple employment options, further driving down the region’s jobless rate. The month-to-month unemployment rate in both Sarasota and DeSoto counties also edged downward, falling 0.1 percent in each case. The Sarasota County … Find out how to read more online.

Poker Run to help Young Marines
Sat  Nov 18 2017 08:44AM
NORTH PORT — The fourth annual Poker Run to benefit Imagine School at North Port’s Young Marines will be Sunday. Motorcyclists will begin the ride in Port Charlotte, before heading to Rotonda West, North Port and finishing in Gulf Cove. … Find out how to read more online.

Lamarque Elementary celebrates Thanksgiving early
Sat  Nov 18 2017 08:44AM
NORTH PORT — Parents of students in Rachel Chagnon’s and Mary Pedro’s class were treated to a Thanksgiving Storybook Play on Thursday. The Lamarque Elementary first- and second-graders performed a two-act show, telling the story of Thanksgiving and Teddy Turkey’s … Find out how to read more online.

Guitar World’s ‘Fastest Guitarist’ puts on clinic in North Port
Sat  Nov 18 2017 08:42AM
NORTH PORT — Voted “Fastest Guitarist of All Time” by Guitar World magazine readers, Michael Angelo Batio showcased his methods in a clinic recently at the Rock Box Music School. Batio rose to prominence in the 1980s as a member … Find out how to read more online.

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Notorious Mafia ‘boss of bosses’ Toto Riina dead at 87
Sat  Nov 18 2017 01:19AM
MILAN — Mafia “boss of bosses” Salvatore “Toto” Riina, who was serving 26 life sentences as the mastermind of a bloody strategy to assassinate both rivals and Italian prosecutors and law enforcement trying to bring down Cosa Nostra, died early … read more.

Keystone pipeline leak won’t affect last regulatory hurdle
Sat  Nov 18 2017 01:19AM
LINCOLN, Neb. — Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil leak from the Keystone pipeline would seem to be poor timing four days before regulators in Nebraska decide whether to allow a major expansion of the system, but officials say state law … read more.

Retailers rise again
Sat  Nov 18 2017 01:19AM
NEW YORK — Retailers and smaller U.S. companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn’t add to the previous day’s gains. A slew of retailers including discount … read more.

Zimbabwe ruling party calls for Mugabe to step down
Sat  Nov 18 2017 01:19AM
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party has called for President Robert Mugabe to step down after nearly four decades in power, state-run broadcaster ZBC reported late Friday. It said that the branches of Mugabe’s party in eight of 10 … read more.

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