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City truck search complaint deemed inconclusive
Tue  Oct 21 2014 01:00AM
NORTH PORT — A city employee’s August complaint that two of his department supervisors rummaged through his personal vehicle during the workday was deemed inconclusive, according to an investigation report … Find out how to read more online.
Murder charge reduced
Tue  Oct 21 2014 01:00AM
Prosecutors have reduced the murder charge against one of the men arrested last month in relation to the shooting death of a 40-year-old Port Charlotte man. Freddie Campbell, 27, of … Find out how to read more online.
District spokesman gets warning for political emails
Tue  Oct 21 2014 01:00AM
SARASOTA COUNTY — Gary Leatherman, chief spokesman for the Sarasota County School District, is facing no disciplinary action after using the district’s email system for political purposes earlier this month. … Find out how to read more online.
Vintage Finder’s Warehouse has ‘things worth repeating’
Mon  Oct 20 2014 08:00AM
NORTH PORT — Kitchenware from the 1970s, a riding lawn mower from the ’50s and typewriters from the ’30s are just a few of the treasures stowed away in Vintage … Find out how to read more online.
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Scott says early voting is crucial
Tue  Oct 21 2014 01:19AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As polling places opened Monday in some of Florida’s biggest counties, Gov. Rick Scott said early voting would be crucial to winning. Residents in Miami-Dade, Broward, Orange, Pinellas and Duval can vote in-person. Other counties will … read more.

CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
Tue  Oct 21 2014 01:19AM
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients. Officials have been scrambling to come up with new advice since two Dallas nurses became infected while caring for … read more.

Nigeria ‘Ebola-free’
Tue  Oct 21 2014 01:19AM
ABUJA, Nigeria — Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff. Doctors who survived Ebola in Nigeria credited heavy doses of fluids with saving their lives as the World Health Organization declared the country Ebola-free Monday, … read more.

US stocks move higher
Tue  Oct 21 2014 01:19AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market moved quietly higher Monday as investors decided to step back into a market that was rattled by white-knuckle turbulence last week. It was a rare move upward for a market that, for … read more.

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Man served aboard Bennington during WWII
Mon  Oct 20 2014 08:00AM
Gene Roaf of Punta Gorda Isles was a plane captain who maintained a single Corsair fighter aboard the carrier USS Bennington during the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa in World War II. He served as a seaman 1st class … Find out how to read more online.

North Port commissioners to talk pot
Mon  Oct 20 2014 06:26PM
NORTH PORT — City commissioners want to be on the proactive side of Florida’s marijuana issue as election day approaches. On Tuesday, a special meeting will tackle the uncertainties that could arise if Amendment 2, which would legalize the sale … Find out how to read more online.

Expect seasonal weather, afternoon showers
Mon  Oct 20 2014 08:00AM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — After a dry weekend, residents can expect mostly sunny skies again on Monday, but partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers and thunderstorms are expected after that. “A weak front is going to meander across Florida,” … Find out how to read more online.

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