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Venice Diocese to pay six figures for Fort Myers priest misconduct
Wed  Aug 20 2014 11:54AM
The Diocese of Venice will pay six figures to settle a sex abuse case involving a now-defrocked Fort Myers priest and a 16-year-old boy, the victim’s attorney announced today. The … Find out how to read more online.
Pine View High big nationally with house hunters
Wed  Aug 20 2014 11:54AM
For years, it’s been generally accepted that Pine View School for the Gifted, in Osprey, attracts families to Sarasota County. Now there are some data to back up the conventional … Find out how to read more online.
Patient records likely hacked
Wed  Aug 20 2014 11:54AM
Patients of doctors and clinics affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health are among the 4.5 million people whose personal information is believed to be in the hands of Chinese cyber … Find out how to read more online.
Flood insurance outreach discussed
Wed  Aug 20 2014 11:52AM
The revised floodplain maps that were unveiled five years ago — then revamped over and over after industry leaders scared the begeebers out of the government and property owners, saying … Find out how to read more online.
State, National and World News
Beheading spurs attacks
Thu  Aug 21 2014 01:19AM
WASHINGTON — The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes against Islamic State extremists Wednesday and weighed sending more troops to Iraq as President Barack Obama vowed to be relentless in pursuit of the terrorist group that beheaded an … read more.

Stocks advance for third day, despite Fed minutes
Thu  Aug 21 2014 01:19AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market rose for a third straight day Wednesday despite a report from the Federal Reserve that showed a growing chorus of central bank officials willing to raise interest rates sooner rather than later. In … read more.

Holder says he understands mistrust of police
Thu  Aug 21 2014 01:19AM
ST. LOUIS — Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown’s death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he was repeatedly stopped … read more.

Partisan clash over Florida map
Thu  Aug 21 2014 01:19AM
TALLAHASSEE — A Florida judge is once again considering what to do in the next round of a lengthy and partisan-tinged battle over Florida’s congressional districts. Circuit Judge Terry Lewis held a three-hour hearing Wednesday over whether to approve a … read more.

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Anderson to run for Venice council seat
Wed  Aug 20 2014 11:52AM
Deborah Anderson, a local attorney, qualified this week to run against the council member who defeated her husband three years ago. The city hasn’t had a contested race in the past two years, apparently satisfied to keep the incumbents in … Find out how to read more online.

Humans challenge sea turtles in many ways
Wed  Aug 20 2014 11:52AM
In the previous edition of Our Town, there was a story about endangered sea turtles injured or even killed because of human negligence such as fish hooks and mono-filament fishing line cast adrift in the water or plastic bags or … Find out how to read more online.

Man charged with choking, urinating on woman
Wed  Aug 20 2014 11:52AM
A registered sex offender was charged Monday with attacking and urinating on a woman after an argument about leaving his car at a nearby 7-Eleven gas station led to an argument, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. Eric J. … Find out how to read more online.

KMI Bridge — this time, they mean it
Wed  Aug 20 2014 11:52AM
The Hatchett Creek Bridge just does not want to be dismissed without more pomp and ceremony, it seems. The bridge probably will go down in local history as the first and probably the only bridge to have two renaming ceremonies. … Find out how to read more online.

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