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President staying in Tampa; prepares to meet with Central Command

TAMPA, Fla   The President's plane arrived 20 minutes ahead of schedule...coming down at MacDill Air Force base. An enormous plane carrying a man with s…

Manatee County opts to keep elementary school guards unarmed

PALMETTO, Fla. -- Manatee County's new private security guards for elementary schools will not be armed, and the district cites legal concerns for the c…

Shark tagging program celebrates 2-year anniversary

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Two years ago Tuesday, researchers with Ocearch and Mote Marine Laboratory outfitted their first shark with a satellite transponder to…

The ever present danger of falls for seniors

SARASOTA, Fla. -- According to the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, accidental falls are the most common cause of non-fatal injuries for peo…

Famous author's writing room preserved in Sarasota

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Sarasota has long been a mecca for writers and artists. One of the most famous was MacKinlay Kantor, whose simple home stood right on …

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