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Red tide levels linger
Sun  Nov 29 2015 12:15AM
The noxious red tide algae haven’t completely disappeared from local waters, but concentrations do not appear to be thickening. Manasota Key proved fortunate with no signs of red tide at … Find out how to read more online.
Enjoy week of holiday cheer, local history
Sun  Nov 29 2015 12:15AM
PUNTA GORDA — The first week of December is always the busiest time of year here. It features just about every holiday celebration imaginable, from parades to decorated home tours … Find out how to read more online.
AMVETS 312 to play host to Jessica Lynch
Sun  Nov 29 2015 12:15AM
NORTH PORT — Jessica Lynch who, in 2003, was the first female soldier to be captured by the Iraqi military and subsequently rescued by American forces, will visit AMVETS Post … Find out how to read more online.
Budget cuts hit programs for adults with disabilities
Sun  Nov 29 2015 12:15AM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — Maureen Morris-Forensky recalls her son’s reaction when she told him night school was canceled. “He said to me, in this sad little voice: ‘Maybe, September there will … Find out how to read more online.
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Air pollution in Beijing hits hazardous levels
Sat  Nov 28 2015 12:22PM
The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Air pollution in Beijing reached hazardous levels on Saturday as smog engulfed large parts of China despite efforts to clean up the foul air. At noon, the U.S. Embassy in Beijing reported the level … read more.

Egypt says 90 percent chance of hidden rooms in Tut tomb
Sat  Nov 28 2015 12:18PM
By NOUR YOUSSEF Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Saturday said there is a 90 percent chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun’s tomb, based on the preliminary results of a new exploration of the 3,300-year-old … read more.

Pope honors Ugandan Christian martyrs as example of faith
Sat  Nov 28 2015 12:18PM
By NICOLE WINFIELD and RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press NAMUGONGO, Uganda (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday honored Uganda’s 19th century Christian martyrs and encouraged its 21st century Christian youths during a day that saw nearly a half-million Ugandans turn out … read more.

Suspect in custody after shooting at Planned Parenthood
Sat  Nov 28 2015 12:00PM
By SADIE GURMAN Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A gunman burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic and opened fire, launching several gunbattles and an hourslong standoff with police as patients and staff took cover under furniture and inside … read more.

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Fire damages vacant house on Thanksgiving
Sat  Nov 28 2015 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — A fire broke out at a home on the 6300 block of Sooner Street at roughly 3:30 p.m. Thursday, with multiple North Port Fire Rescue engines responding to the blaze. Several engines were on-site at the home, … Find out how to read more online.

Grandmother details life without baby Chance
Sat  Nov 28 2015 08:30AM
SARASOTA COUNTY — No matter how difficult it is, life has had to go on for the grandparents and family of baby Chance Walsh, who was allegedly murdered by his parents in September. Sally Susino, Chance’s grandmother, said the holidays … Find out how to read more online.

Man charged in DUI crash that injured deputy
Sat  Nov 28 2015 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — A local man suspected of drinking and driving has been arrested in relation to a crash that injured a Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputy on Thanksgiving night. The Florida Highway Patrol charged John Gregory McMorrow with DUI, DUI with … Find out how to read more online.

Police: Man now charged for sex in car outside 7-Eleven
Sat  Nov 28 2015 08:30AM
SARASOTA COUNTY — Almost five months later, the other half of the couple reportedly caught having sex at a North Port gas station has been charged for the amorous act. On Wednesday, Joseph Arthur Clady, 34, of the 2600 block … Find out how to read more online.

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