Early Childhood Court is finalist for award
Early Childhood Court is finalist for award

JACKSONVILLE - Early Childhood Court is a finalist for an award. SONVILLE — The Early Childhood Court program of The Florida Center for Early Childhood in Sarasota changed its approach to handling cases of young children in foster care from one of s

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Scientists say current responsible for red tide
Scientists say current responsible for red tide

SARASOTA - Scientists believe Ocean currents, not fertilizers, are the major cause of 2018 red tide bloom. Researchers used an underwater drone to find the origin of last year's record red tide bloom SARASOTA — A blamed ocean currents — not la

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Keeping spring cleaning "green"
Keeping spring cleaning "green"

SARASOTA- Keeping Spring Cleaning "Green", a Suncoast company is using a new system to clean sidewalks without wasting water or polluting Sarasota Bay.

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New bill could help against hurricanes, but hurt your electric bill
New bill could help against hurricanes, but hurt your electric bill

A new bill could increase Florida's defense against hurricanes, but also increase your electric bill. Some want more power lines underground, its costly and utility companies want to be able to pass that cost on to consumers.

April 18th, 9:23 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Wednesday Workout: One of Florida's oldest sports clubs
Wednesday Workout: One of Florida's oldest sports clubs

SARASOTA COUNTY - Lawn bowling is a sport turning what most know as an indoor recreational activity into an outdoor competitive sport. Alin Lozada, President of the Sarasota Lawn Bowling Club said, "A lot of good exercise...a lot of great strategy...a lot

April 17th, 2:16 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
USF Tampa deemed most unsafe college campus in Florida
USF Tampa deemed most unsafe college campus in Florida

TAMPA - Well, the good news is that it is not the most unsafe college campus in the country, but the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida is the least safe of any in the state. A new study from the security website, alarms.org, ranked college c

April 17th, 9:47 AM EDT by Don Brennan
72 animals found at home in deplorable condition
72 animals found at home in deplorable condition

PORT CHARLOTTE - Animal Control Officers confiscated 72 animals found living inside a home in deplorable conditions. The home is at 120 Sunnyside Street in Port Charlotte. Upon executing a search warrant, officers found the floors of the house covered in

2 hrs 26 mins ago by Don Brennan
USF Tampa deemed most unsafe college campus in Florida
USF Tampa deemed most unsafe college campus in Florida

TAMPA - Well, the good news is that it is not the most unsafe college campus in the country, but the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida is the least safe of any in the state. A new study from the security website, alarms.org, ranked college c

April 17th, 9:47 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Gruesome injury ends gymnast's career
Gruesome injury ends gymnast's career

AUBURN, AL - In a gruesome injury that you may not want to watch, A Star gymnast breaks both her legs in a competition that ends her career. Samantha Cerio of Huntsville, North Carolina was attempting a handspring double front with a blind landing on her

April 9th, 9:30 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Sen. Rick Scott coming to the Suncoast
Sen. Rick Scott coming to the Suncoast

Sen. Rick Scott is coming to the Suncoast. The Former Florida governor will be making his first appearance in the region since being elected to the US Senate.  Scott will be in Sarasota on April 12th  to speak to the Argus Foundation.

April 4th, 9:40 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
State legislators want to regulate vacation rentals
State legislators want to regulate vacation rentals

Monday during a state House committee hearing local governments fought to retain the ability to regulate short term vacation rentals as State leaders tried to wrestle that authority away.

April 2nd, 9:06 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Veteran and his family receive mortgage-free home
Veteran and his family receive mortgage-free home

For injured veterans returning home and adjusting to a new life can be difficult. Operation FINALLY HOME looks to help veterans and their families with the help and resources they need for life after the military.

March 29th, 10:34 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Cost of living still ahead of living wages
Cost of living still ahead of living wages

Housing advocates say Rent and home prices are still too much for the incomes residents are taking home. Too many households are 'a car repair or hospital visit away from homelessness' MANATEE COUNTY — Financing and building more affordable housing

3 hrs 52 mins ago by Don Brennan
Fatal early morning accident in Manatee County
Fatal early morning accident in Manatee County

MANATEE COUNTY - One person is dead, while another is injured in an early morning accident in east Manatee County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a semi driven by 48– yr –old Ernesto Mendoza eastbound on SR 70 approaching Mobley Pond

4 hrs 47 mins ago by Don Brennan
Scientists say current responsible for red tide
Scientists say current responsible for red tide

SARASOTA - Scientists believe Ocean currents, not fertilizers, are the major cause of 2018 red tide bloom. Researchers used an underwater drone to find the origin of last year's record red tide bloom SARASOTA — A blamed ocean currents — not la

4 hrs 50 mins ago by Don Brennan
Pinwheels for child abuse prevention
Pinwheels for child abuse prevention

MANATEE COUNTY- April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and Manatee County Sheriff's Office is working to raise community awareness by partnering with the pinwheels for prevention program.

April 17th, 5:37 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Manatee County teachers join statewide "walk-in"
Manatee County teachers join statewide "walk-in"

MANATEE COUNTY- As the Legislative session nears the finish line, Florida Teachers are coming together to fight for more funding. Manatee County teachers joined educators around the state "Walking-In" wearing Red for Public Education.

April 17th, 5:32 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
USF Tampa deemed most unsafe college campus in Florida
USF Tampa deemed most unsafe college campus in Florida

TAMPA - Well, the good news is that it is not the most unsafe college campus in the country, but the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida is the least safe of any in the state. A new study from the security website, alarms.org, ranked college c

April 17th, 9:47 AM EDT by Don Brennan

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