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Finally, a ferry
Fri  Oct 9 2015 07:35PM
The long saga of the South Venice Beach ferry is finally over. Broken parts on a new ferry, a fire and a contract dispute over repairs delayed delivery for nearly … Find out how to read more online.
Politician appears, causing traffic board gridlock
Wed  Oct 7 2015 12:10PM
The city’s Traffic Advisory Task Force struggled at its last meeting to keep on track after a City Council member questioned the direction it’s headed. Council Member Deborah Anderson, who … Find out how to read more online.
Snyder payout OK’d at special meeting
Wed  Oct 7 2015 12:10PM
The Venice City Council held a special meeting last week to approve a $65,000 payout to its finance director, who recently resigned. Jeff Snyder’s last day on the job is … Find out how to read more online.
State, National and World News
Pumpkins available for Halloween but maybe not Thanksgiving
Fri  Oct 9 2015 11:06PM
NEOGA, Ill. (AP) — There should be enough pumpkins for Halloween this year, but that might not be the case for the canned pumpkin used in pies come Thanksgiving, according to crop experts in Illinois, the country’s top pumpkin-producing state. … read more.

IS advances near Syria’s Aleppo despite Russian strikes
Fri  Oct 9 2015 11:04PM
By ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUE Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants captured a string of villages near Aleppo on Friday in a lightning attack that brought them closer to the prized city in northern Syria, despite a … read more.

Farmers look at devastating losses as flood rolls downstream
Fri  Oct 9 2015 11:04PM
BRANCHVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Thad Wimberly tugs on a clump of peanuts, shaking off the mud as he cracks the soggy shells to inspect his crop. But all he can do is sigh as his livelihood disintegrates between his fingers. … read more.

Hungarian president warns about migration’s security aspect
Fri  Oct 9 2015 11:04PM
BALATONFURED, Hungary (AP) — Solidarity with refugees escaping war must not overshadow concerns about human trafficking and the threat from extremists, Hungary’s president said Friday. While “the humanitarian aspects are very important, especially with the coming winter ... we would … read more.

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Tourism numbers are up across the board
Wed  Oct 7 2015 12:08PM
Although Sarasota County has a reputation as a mecca for snowbird retirees, in 2014 only 22 percent of visitors to the area said they were retired. People who had professional or technical jobs made up 28 percent of the visitors, … Find out how to read more online.

Many hands take care of the land
Wed  Oct 7 2015 12:08PM
Oscar Scherer State Park in Osprey celebrated National Public Lands Day recently by offering free admission and a free lunch to volunteers who undertook improvement projects around the park. The event also featured live music, tram tours, demonstrations and a … Find out how to read more online.

Church of the Nazarene becomes new again
Wed  Oct 7 2015 12:08PM
The Venice Church of the Nazarene (VCN) has undergone a revival of sorts: it has a new pastor, new colors in the sanctuary, and new programs in the wings. Rev. Charles “Kip” Hasselbring began as the senior pastor at VCN … Find out how to read more online.

Local group celebrates World Ostomy Day
Wed  Oct 7 2015 12:08PM
World Ostomy Day was Saturday, Oct. 3, and people around the globe celebrated. It is only held once every three years. People from Venice, Englewood, Port Charlotte and Sarasota attend the Venice Ostomy Support Group. They believe it is important … Find out how to read more online.

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