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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:24:28 GMT
Court: State education officials wrong in testing case  -  wflx
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida appeals court says that the state Department of Education was wrong in how it handled a request by a Sarasota County mother seeking an exemption from the state's standardized tests. The 1st District Court of Appeal on ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:37:35 GMT
Football Game Preview: Sarasota vs. Riverview  -  MaxPreps
Riverview (7 - 1) squares off against Sarasota (5 - 4) this Friday at 7:30 PM. Riverview has been tearing up the endzone with big points in its last four contests. Riverview had all the answers against Alonso last week, winning 49 - 22. As for Sarasota ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:02:47 GMT
Brooke Chase Associates, Inc. Recruits Mark Kryska as Business Development Manager for Deks North America, Inc.  -  Satellite PR News (press release)
SARASOTA, FL, November 03, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — Mark will have the responsibility for developing new business opportunities, pioneering the brand and the range through customers, end-users, municipalities, specifiers and distributors and ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:14:05 GMT

Letter: Townsend best choice  -  Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Our presidential election has degenerated into lies and attacks. Unfortunately, Hunt Berryman has decided to bring these same tactics into our local politics. I have believed for a long time that Billy Townsend is the best choice for School Board ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:14:05 GMT
Bernstein: Give more adolescents the right to vote  -  Sarasota Herald-Tribune
I've been advocating a lower voting age for some time, but it always seemed a theoretical exercise. Residents of San Francisco on Tuesday have a chance to make it a reality if they support Proposition F, which would lower the voting age for local ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:14:05 GMT
Another Viewpoint: No easy Obamacare fix in this political climate  -  Sarasota Herald-Tribune
At last, this harsh election year, Republicans have a we-told-you-so moment. Obamacare is doing what the GOP told Democrats it would do: spiraling ever deeper into trouble. In the coming year, the range of health care plans allowed under the law will ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:14:05 GMT
Another Viewpoint: One vote shouldn't disqualify Supreme Court justices  -  Sarasota Herald-Tribune
But we also disagree with those who would make this a single-issue election and, thus, seek to disqualify Canady, Labarga and Polston from retention. — This editorial was adapted from one that initially appeared in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, one of ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:14:05 GMT
Bozell: CNN gets caught in cheating scandal  -  Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Rush Limbaugh found just the right analogy for the CNN cheating scandal, where (now) former CNN analyst Donna Brazile fed "town hall" questions to Hillary Clinton. It's the quiz-show scandal of the 1950s, where Charles Van Doren was given the questions ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:41:17 GMT

Jorge Blanco sculpture recommended for new roundabout Zach Murdock | Nov 03, 2016 5:33am  -  Unravel
A sculpture by local artist Jorge Blanco should be featured at the center of the planned roundabout at Ringling Boulevard and Orange Avenue, Sarasota's Public Art Committee decided Tuesday. The roughly 20-foot-tall, powder-coated aluminum sculpture ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:19:59 GMT
Antique Season 2016-17  -  Florida Weekly
I Hurricane Matthew passed the state was one sign of fall, here's another: The West Palm Beach Antiques Festival kicks off its first big antiques show of the year Nov. 4-6, with two large exposition rooms filled with dealers. Alas, the Fort Myers area ...