Boundless Adventures playground officially opens in North Port

Ribbon was cut Saturday morning on the Boundless Adventures playground located in the Garden of the Five Senses on Pan American Boulevard.

  Lakewood Ranch High School announces new principal

Interior secretary Zinke to leave administration by end of year, Trump says

Ryan Zinke , the 52nd Secretary of the Interior, was tapped by Trump in December 2016.
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Trump picks Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

Mulvaney is currently the director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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  VIDEO: A new playground for special needs children opens in North Port

Florida states budget affected by Hurricane Micheal

One organization in Newtown provides 125 hams and other items for families this holiday season

Alton Sterling’s son accused of raping child; bond set

Rise in coyote sightings throughout Sarasota and Manatee County

One Anna Maria resident says that we’ve been seeing an increased number of coyotes here in the last couple of months.
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Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage

Saturday is the deadline for ACA coverage in most of the country.

  VIDEO UPDATE: Thunderstorm watch as Cold Front could trigger some severe thunderstorms with Trevor Adams

Sarasota County School District launches new lockdown alarm

First Alert Traffic: Man killed after falling out of box truck on I-75 South

Unknown suspect wanted for retail theft totaling to over $300 in Port Charlotte

  VIDEO: North Port’s Solid Waste Division releases 12 Days of Garbage

VIDEO: Suspects trying to enter vehicles in Charlotte County

Florida man arrested for biting boys out of frustration

15-year-old boy hit by car while crossing street to get on school bus

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Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas ruled that the rest of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, was inextricably linked to the individual mandate, and so the whole law is unconstitutional.

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  Florida states budget affected by Hurricane Micheal

Florida school massacre panel recommends arming teachers

Panel says sheriff’s policy contributed to Florida massacre

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

Judge has rejected a deputy's claim that he had no duty to confront the gunman during the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

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  First Alert Weather: Strong storms possible on the Suncoast Friday

Greyhound Racing starts, could be the last season for Sarasota Kennel Club after passing of Amendment 13

Email bomb threats evacuate several businesses on the Suncoast

Tips to ensure your holiday package arrives on time

Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office investigate electronic bomb threats

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of electronic bomb threats received by Sarasota County residents.
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Watch: Pair of horses pull tractor trailer up icy hill

The two work horses surprised everyone - especially the truck driver.

  Manatee County Sheriff’s Office catches package thief through Facebook

Deputies: 19-year-old man traded iPhone X for sex act with 14-year-old girl

47-year-old man killed when crane collapses at marina in Bradenton

Man who allegedly stole scratch-off tickets caught while trying to redeem them