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Though it's been rejected before, the prospect of an elected mayor with real power in Sarasota continues to be an issue. Now one group hopes to get the issue on this November's ballot, ABC 7's Bobeth Yates reports ...
It's Time Sarasota thinks so, and they hope to have the issue on the November ballot.
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"It smelled very bad, and the water was green, and we walked closer and there was just piles of dead fish," says resident Mike Button.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Residents in a Lakewood Ranch neighborhood say their 4th of July BBQ plans were ruined due the overwhelming smell coming from a retention pond behind their home. The pond has had continual algae problems that are concerning to many in the environmentally-friendly neighborhood.
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Did anybody else spot the Charlie's Angels star on the Suncoast this weekend?
ANNA MARIA ISLAND, Fla. -- If you spent the 4th of July on Anna Maria Island, you may have caught a glimpse of one of Hollywood's biggest stars.
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SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- Suncoast residents have been sending in photos of waterspouts have been sighted off Suncoast beaches twice this week.
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In case you missed it, this was one of our most popular stories yesterday. We'll let you know when voting begins.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Some firefighters in Bradenton are hoping their music video skills will help them win $10,000.
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You may have seen our report on the Manatee County firefighters who have made the finals of Good Morning America's 5 Alarm Firefighter Challenge. The segment will air on Friday morning;s show, and the firefighters want you to know that they need your votes! ABC 7's Todd Dunn talked to the dance crew about their sudden TV stardom ...
The crew hits the big time this Friday for Good Morning America's 5 Alarm Firefighter Challenge -- and they need your vote!
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SARASOTA. Fla. -- Sun lovers may have to read labels more carefully. Consumer Reports advises against spray-on sunscreen for children until the FDA completes a new study.
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SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man who they say downloaded hundreds of videos and images depicting children as young as seven engaged in sexual acts.
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Today's poll asks how you're planning to vote on Florida'a Amendment 2, which will allow for the sale of medical marijuana in the state? Where do you stand? Are you for medical marijuana or against it? Vote at the link below and let us know what you think in the comment section ...
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The ongoing saga at Warm Mineral Springs continues......
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Sarasota County commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to sell their half of Warm Mineral Springs to the City of North Port.
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