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Community Clothing Closet needs donations
Mon  Jul 27 2015 07:49PM
NORTH PORT— The Children’s Community Clothing Closet is in need of infant clothing up to size 4T and girls and boys clothing from sizes 4 to 12, says volunteer Charlene … Find out how to read more online.
Corporal dodged enemy, friendly fire in Korea
Mon  Jul 27 2015 12:51PM
Robert Borboro, of Cross Creek RV Park north of Arcadia, spent the better part of two years in Korea during that war. While it’s been 60 years since he was … Find out how to read more online.
Imagine School hosting summer barbecue
Sun  Jul 26 2015 12:04PM
NORTH PORT — Imagine School at North Port will be throwing its annual mid-summer barbecue, get-together and uniform sale on Wednesday. “We’re really big on community and family involvement,” said … Find out how to read more online.
‘Bulk’ mail?
Sun  Jul 26 2015 08:30AM
SOUTH GULF COVE — After he allegedly sent thousands of steroids from his South Gulf Cove home and the Englewood post office, federal agents arrested Robert G. Gregory on multiple … Find out how to read more online.
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America more diverse, less wealthy
Mon  Jul 27 2015 10:35PM
NEW YORK (CNN) — The numbers seem to tell a pretty clear story. The typical American family is poorer than it was 25 years ago. Median family wealth has dropped to $81,450, a nearly 5 percent decline since 1989, according … read more.

Chinese plunge sends global markets lower
Mon  Jul 27 2015 10:35PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The worst drop in China’s stock market in eight years helped drag down other markets around the world Monday. The tough day follows declines in U.S. markets last week, when the three major indexes fell more … read more.

50 cent bet at Saratoga wins half a million
Mon  Jul 27 2015 10:35PM
NEW YORK (CNN) —Talk about long odds — A 50 cent bet netted a New Jersey gambler nearly half a million bucks on Saturday in Saratoga. The gambler, who has not been named, placed the tiny Pick Five bet online … read more.

US, Turkey plan for ‘safe zone’ free of ISIS in Syria
Mon  Jul 27 2015 10:34PM
BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey and the United States have agreed on the outlines of a plan to rout the Islamic State group from a strip of Syrian territory along the Turkish border — a plan that opens the possibility of … read more.

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New shopping center off Toledo Blade in the works
Sun  Jul 26 2015 12:04PM
NORTH PORT — A new shopping center is moving in on Toledo Blade Boulevard near Price Boulevard, showing more growth and potential revenue for the city. According to information provided by the city, the property is roughly 18 acres, and … Find out how to read more online.

Hired Guns
Sun  Jul 26 2015 08:30AM
Local law enforcement members are always looking to help their community — and make some extra cash at the same time. And they’re certainly getting the chance to do so. Through the first half of this year, customers already have … Find out how to read more online.

DCSO: Additional victims sought in child porn case
Mon  Jul 27 2015 11:53AM
DESOTO COUNTY — A Tampa man is facing numerous charges related to child pornography, and authorities fear there may be more victims who’ve not yet been identified. The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office took 55-year-old Douglas Creighton Dewell into custody last … Find out how to read more online.

City seeks advisory board members
Sat  Jul 25 2015 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — The city of North Port is in need of a few good residents. Twenty-six of them, to be exact. There are a total of 26 vacancies — including youth and alternate members — on 12 city advisory … Find out how to read more online.

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