Sarasota City Commission to discuss potential short-term rental changes

The City of Sarasota has not allowed properties in residential areas to be rented for less than a week since the year 2002, but that could soon change.
Group releases clams into Sarasota Bay to reduce red tide

TODAY'S HEADLINES

School District of Manatee County names principals for new schools
The School District of Manatee County is getting ready to open three new schools in the Parrish area and is already starting the staffing process.
Gillum ends campaign for Florida governor after recount shows DeSantis still ahead
The Florida governor's race went to a legally required recount, but after an initial machine recount Ron DeSantis still led Andrew Gillum by more than 30,000 votes.
Opening night of The Music Man at Asolo Theatre in Sarasota
A wonderful show that had won numerous Tony Awards on Broadway is premiering tonight in Sarasota. The Music Man opens up to a packed house at the Asolo Theatre.

Trump would ‘love’ Bondi to join administration

Trump made the comments Saturday on his departure from the White House for a trip to California. There has been speculation Trump might consider her to replace the recently ousted Jeff Sessions as attorney general, but the president has not said that.

  First Alert Traffic: Identities of two killed in I-75 North accident released

According to Florida 511, emergency vehicles have responded to the incident and are blocking all lanes. No further information was provided. Seek alternate routes if available.
  Friend remembers Sarasota drag racer killed in crash at racetrack in Sebring
  A cold start to Saturday and then warmer weather moves back in
  Friends Demanding Answers as the Search Continues for the Fatal Hit-and-Run Driver in Venice

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Theismann 'turned away' after seeing Redskins QB Smith hurt
England avenges Croatia WCup loss to get shot at new trophy

Swiss stun Belgium 5-2 to make Final 4 in Nations League

Top-ranked Belgium fell to a stunning 5-2 loss against Switzerland on Sunday, with Haris Seferovic's hat trick lifting his team into the UEFA Nations League finals

Bloomberg donates 'unprecedented' $1.8B to Johns Hopkins

Former New York City Mayor and businessman Michael Bloomberg is donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University

STATE HEADLINES

The Latest: Scott leads Nelson as Florida finishes recount

Trump would ‘love’ Bondi to join administration

Trump made the comments Saturday on his departure from the White House for a trip to California. There has been speculation Trump might consider her to replace the recently ousted Jeff Sessions as attorney general, but the president has not said that.