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Nearly 70 years of gratitude for Catanzarites
Sat  Jul 4 2015 01:00AM
ENGLEWOOD — In seventh grade, Nancy Ridge’s math teacher in Hammond, N.Y., was Tom Catanzarite. Years later, Ridge’s daughter Crystal was in Catanzarite’s math class at Lemon Bay High School, … Find out how to read more online.
Feral practices tamed
Sat  Jul 4 2015 01:00AM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — The county is implementing a new procedure for the removal of feral hogs from county-owned land. The revised standard operating procedure, which went into effect June 1, … Find out how to read more online.
Elsie Quirk Library looks for new leader
Fri  Jul 3 2015 08:30AM
SARASOTA COUNTY — Englewood library patrons have been in to say goodbye to a friend and leader who has become a integral part of the community. Jennifer Perry, head librarian, … Find out how to read more online.
State, National and World News
Hot dog king eats to keep title today
Fri  Jul 3 2015 09:28PM
(CNN) — When it comes to the world of competitive eating, it’s feast or famine, eat or be eaten. And not to rub salt in wounds, when it comes to making mincemeat of the competition, American Joey Chestnut is still … read more.

Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts
Sat  Jul 4 2015 01:19AM
Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul. The proposed cash-and-stock deal, announced early Friday, would … read more.

Estate of ‘Untouchables’ Ness in legal fight over old stock
Sat  Jul 4 2015 01:19AM
MIAMI (AP) — A legal fight is brewing in Florida between the estate of “Untouchables” Prohibition agent Eliot Ness and an Ohio company over some long-undiscovered stock that apparently belonged to Ness and may be worth more than $1 million. … read more.

Serial stowaway wannabe released from jail
Sat  Jul 4 2015 01:19AM
CHICAGO (AP) — A woman who has repeatedly tried to sneak aboard airplanes around the country has been released from the Cook County Jail in Chicago, insisting she’s through with her run of stowaway attempts. “I feel free as a … read more.

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Boaters: Keep an eye out for manatees
Fri  Jul 3 2015 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — An aerial survey in February suggested a record number of more than 6,000 manatees swam in Florida waters. But as 2015 progresses, more manatees are dying from watercraft injuries than a five-year average would suggest, according to Florida … Find out how to read more online.

Health care, family needs top homeless talk
Wed  Jul 1 2015 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — Immigrants in need of health insurance for their children can get help until the end of the month through a free local program. Tuesday, Sheryl Bobby, a representative of Navigators Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida Inc., explained … Find out how to read more online.

Local educator chosen as state leader
Sat  Jul 4 2015 01:00AM
A ndrea Messina, a former Charlotte County School Board member, has been named executive director of the Florida School Boards Association, a nonprofit corporation representing all board members in the state. The FSBA aims “to increase student achievement through the … Find out how to read more online.

New shoes a real confidence builder
Sat  Jul 4 2015 01:00AM
Do you remember the smell of a new pair of tennis shoes? Did you own a pair of Chuck Taylors or possibly a pair of Keds? I personally loved the low-top Converse sneakers. My favorite color was purple — I … Find out how to read more online.

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