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Fishing to fund football
Sat  Jul 30 2016 10:40AM
O K, here is the concept: Support your local high school football team by fishing, eating wonderful barbecue and drinking cold beer. Let me guess what you’re thinking: “Yes. I … Find out how to read more online.
Salvation Army advances on new store
Sat  Jul 30 2016 10:40AM
ENGLEWOOD EAST— The Badcock furniture store closed in late May, but the building won’t be empty long. The Salvation Army officially took over the lease. The 11,900-square-foot building at 3325 … Find out how to read more online.
Trinity celebrates pastor’s 50 years in ministry
Sat  Jul 30 2016 10:40AM
ENGLEWOOD — Members of Trinity Lutheran Church of Southwest Florida, along with family and friends, gathered at Gulfview Grill on July 17 to celebrate Pastor Earl Schmidt’s 50 years in … Find out how to read more online.
Food 43, challengers 3
Sat  Jul 30 2016 10:38AM
When green- complexioned “Man v. Food” star Adam Richman retired four years ago from his gorging gig on the Travel Channel, he promptly shed 60 pounds. “It’s nice saying no,” … Find out how to read more online.
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Florida man arrested; doughnut flakes test positive for meth
Fri  Jul 29 2016 01:19AM
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Daniel Rushing probably won’t be eating Krispy Kreme doughnuts in his car any more. The 64-year-old was arrested on drug charges when Orlando police officers spotted four tiny flakes of glaze on his floorboard and thought … read more.

Fri  Jul 29 2016 01:19AM
Second dispensing organization authorized in Florida TALLAHASSEE (AP) — Florida’s Department of Health has granted its second dispensing authorization for medical marijuana. On Wednesday the agency notified Surterra Therapeutics that it has been approved for processing and dispensing low-THC cannabis. … read more.

FDA: No Miami-area blood donations during Zika investigation
Fri  Jul 29 2016 01:19AM
MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities want to suspend blood donations in Florida counties investigating four mysterious cases of Zika infection that may be the first spread by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland. Blood centers in the Miami and Fort Lauderdale … read more.

Recent deaths of kids in hot cars prompt pleas to parents
Wed  Jul 27 2016 01:19AM
DALLAS — The deaths of four children in hot cars in recent days has brought the number across the U.S. this year to at least 23, nearly matching the total for all of last year and prompting experts to plead … read more.

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Challengers take aim at Charlotte County Sheriff
Sat  Jul 30 2016 10:38AM
PUNTA GORDA — Snippy, aggressive and in your face. The rivals trying to unseat incumbent Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell turned up the heat against the incumbent at a candidates’ forum that filled the Historic County Courthouse on Thursday. Prummell’s … Find out how to read more online.

Accident slows morning rush on I-75
Sat  Jul 30 2016 10:36AM
A two-vehicle collision near mile marker 181 on southbound Interstate 75 in Sarasota County slowed the morning commute Friday, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. The accident occurred at approximately 7:06 a.m. when the driver of a 2014 Toyota Tundra, 44-year-old … Find out how to read more online.

Feral pigs: Hog heaven, or a boar of a tale
Sat  Jul 30 2016 10:36AM
Recently, the Sun ran an article entitled “Nuisance Pigs.” It was about a new and interesting approach the Three Suns Ranch is taking which may help curtail Florida’s feral pig problem by developing a wild hog-meat industry. Our state is … Find out how to read more online.

Rotonda warring with exotic peppers
Sat  Jul 30 2016 10:36AM
ROTONDA — The Rotonda West Association has declared war on invasive Brazilian peppers. For the last four years, the association has been enforcing one of its deed restrictions “regarding the maintenance of vegetation and limitations or prohibitions of invasive non-native … Find out how to read more online.

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