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Weatherman: nice shopping weather expected
Fri  Nov 28 2014 08:30AM
Black Friday (and weekend) shoppers in Charlotte County should be able to make their rounds in comfortable weather. “After some cold temperatures in the mornings, it will be a pleasant … Find out how to read more online.
Report: Drunken driver hits 13-year-old
Thu  Nov 27 2014 08:30AM
ROTONDA WEST — Anthony Eklund loves to run. But after Tuesday night, it might be a while before the local 13-year-old can even walk without any trouble. A suspected drunken … Find out how to read more online.
Only 8, girl starts Walkathon for military
Thu  Nov 27 2014 08:30AM
Eight-year-old Susan “Susie” Ehling heard a story about a military veteran who learned he had cancer. He lost his job and had no money. At that point, several benefits kicked … Find out how to read more online.
Reaching for a helping hand
Thu  Nov 27 2014 08:30AM
“Who would like to volunteer to paint the storage shed at the Habitat Re-Store?” asked Deb DeKeulenaere, program manager for the Healthy Families Desoto Hardee program. Heather Smith was at … Find out how to read more online.
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Black Friday blasts off
Fri  Nov 28 2014 09:58PM
NEW YORK — The kick-off to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving. Here’s a look at what’s happening on Black Friday: Best Buy site goes down This probably isn’t the best … read more.

Pope urges more Muslim opposition to Islamic State
Fri  Nov 28 2014 09:56PM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Pope Francis urged Muslim leaders to condemn the “barbaric violence” being committed in Islam’s name against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria as he arrived in neighboring Turkey Friday for a delicate visit aimed at improving … read more.

Mickey Rourke, 62, wins exhibition bout in Moscow
Fri  Nov 28 2014 09:56PM
MOSCOW (AP) — Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring Friday at the age of 62, defeating a fighter less than half his age in an exhibition bout. Rourke sent 29-year-old Pasadena native Elliot Seymour to the canvas … read more.

Who was Michael Brown?
Fri  Nov 28 2014 09:56PM
NEW YORK — For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bears the blame for the toll of young black men killed by police officers. Brown … read more.

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Be the change you wish to see
Thu  Nov 27 2014 08:30AM
Facebook was a catalyst for positive changes made at JimSpace, a city park that had seen better days. Not long ago, several people in a Facebook group started complaining about parts of the park that were damaged and needed to … Find out how to read more online.

Sargent joins First State Bank team
Thu  Nov 27 2014 08:30AM
Tony Guidry, president of the First State Bank of Arcadia, announced that Donald C. Sargent III (“Donnie”) has joined the bank as a Loan Officer. Sargent will be responsible for producing and managing commercial, residential and consumer loan portfolios. “We … Find out how to read more online.

DMH considers behavioral health program
Thu  Nov 27 2014 08:30AM
The DeSoto Memorial Hospital board of directors is considering a behavioral health partnership that could net the hospital nearly $2 million in profits by 2019. Aesir Partners proposed an outpatient and inpatient program that would eventually transform the hospital’s third … Find out how to read more online.

Local artists help veterans through art
Thu  Nov 27 2014 08:30AM
The Palm Key Art Center on Knowles Island, S.C., hosted nearly 50 severely injured veterans and their caregivers for a special program Sept. 15-19. “The Art of Healing” was presented at the four-day retreat, and it focused on incorporating the … Find out how to read more online.

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