Man buys 1-cent Whopper for $1,000

A California man's attempt to take advantage of a much-publicized Burger King promotion went very wrong.
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  Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary

Multiple potential contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination are elevating the issue of voting rights as they prepare to launch campaigns. They're vowing to oppose Republican-backed efforts to require identification to vote, reinstate protections eliminated by a 2013 Supreme Court ruling

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Sarasota woman going to jail for extreme physical abuse of her 3-month-old baby

Bradenton family files lawsuit against Orlando PD over missing daughter’s case files

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen gets 3 years in prison

Judge won’t drop suit against ex-deputy in school shooting

Unattended food may have caused house fire in Charlotte County

On Tuesday night, a home was destroyed due to a fire that officials believe was caused by unattended food on the stove.
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Man dies after getting stuck in donation bin

Police said a man died after he got trapped by a donation station bin in San Antonio, TX.

Andrew Gillum may possibly be a candidate for the 2020 Presidential Election

$4.2 billion in insured losses in Florida from storm

Palmetto man inducted into Florida Veterans Hall of Fame

Gettel Automotive donates over $30,000 worth of bikes for Toys for Tots

  Social media and the First Amendment

City approves to renovate all 45 holes, add clubhouse at Bobby Jones Golf Course

Witness details how he killed lover’s husband for insurance

Sarasota County Begins Plans to Build New High School in West Villages

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  Best and worst airports for Christmas travel

The folks at Treetopia compiled federal data to figure out the routes, airports, and airlines with the highest percentage of delays and cancellations, along with each one’s average delay time.

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Judge won’t drop suit against ex-deputy in school shooting

  Florida mom who threw 4-year-old daughter into river, killing her, declared incompetent for trial

Hillsborough Circuit Judge Kimberly Fernandez on Tuesday reviewed reports from three doctors who have examined 26-year-old Shakayla Denson since her August arrest.

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Police: Sarasota man charged with attempted murder for stabbing victim over mutual girlfriend

Trailer filled with Boy Scout gear stolen from church parking lot

Man uses hammer to bash open display cases at jewelry store in Bradenton

Bradenton man killed in late-night crash on 15th Street East

Sarasota man going to jail for running large-scale drug operation

Beginning in early 2018, investigators began looking into 37-year-old Aquiles Lee, who they suspected of running a large-scale rock cocaine operation in Sarasota.
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Woman found dead on FL interstate; family alleges date left her for dead

Authorities said the woman's body had been struck by several cars while lying in the roadway. It is unknown how she died.

  Four unvaccinated children in Sarasota contract measles

Police searching for 15-year-old boy who’s been missing for more than 2 weeks

Florida mom who threw 4-year-old daughter into river, killing her, declared incompetent for trial

State: Manatee Schools Superintendent inflated graduation rate