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  Facebook exposed millions of passwords in plain text

Facebook says there is no evidence that employees had abused access to this data.


Florida has its first LGBTQ consumer advocate

Sarasota woman attacked while leaving community fitness center

  VIDEO: Video emerges of 2017 accident during Wallenda circus rehearsal

North Florida Man becomes first person to purchase legal whole flower cannabis

“Florida Man” challenge becomes viral sensation: Have you tried it yet?

Just type “Florida Man” into Google, followed by your birthday. People are posting the results all over the internet and we’re seeing an impact here in Sarasota, where older ABC7 stories are seeing a renewed interest!
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  Tax scams to watch out for this season

It's the height of tax season, and that means you need to be aware of scammers.

Transgender woman admits shooting, killing transgender wife

  Police: Eight people arrested after allegedly selling spice near Sarasota playground

Home grown: Florida Senate passes vegetable garden bill

House panel approves school bill allowing arming of teachers

  Mike Wallace, Greg Kinnear to be featured in Sarasota Film Festival

Police: Florida man wrote ‘kill the Jews,’ ‘death’ in Miami Beach

Florida woman charged with manslaughter in boy’s hot-vehicle death

  FWC wants boaters to use extra caution during Spring Break

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  Spring into allergy season with these tips to feel better

If you're one of the millions who go through this every year, there are a few things you can do to ease the discomfort.


More housing options could be on the way in Venice

North Florida Man becomes first person to purchase legal whole flower cannabis

On Thursday, a North Florida man who has struggled with fibromyalgia for years became the state’s first patient to legally purchase whole-flower cannabis for smoking.


  Local law enforcement agencies crack down on drivers who “block the box”

ABC7 Pittsburgh Pirates Ticket Giveaway

  CONSUMER: Medicare trust fund exhausted by 2026

  Robert Kraft will reject plea deal offer

  New Zealand moves to ban assault rifles

New Zealand’s prime minister announcing a ban on all assault rifles.
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Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Democrats, CNN

A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump.

  Sanctuary city ban bill advances in Florida Legislature

  FL: New bill proposes undocumented immigrants to receive driver license

  Suncoast churches and mosque work to enhance security following New Zealand mass shooting

  Multiple Manatee County agencies participate in a simulated training exercise