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  Clean hits in high school football

New rule changes and technology are helping to make the game of football safe.

  Mice. Mold. Messes.

Watching Your Wallet: Will Social Security be there when you retire?

How local political ads are popping up on your Facebook feed

The Rise of Antisemitism

Candidates for Florida House District 71 Debate

The candidates for House District 74 Debate

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Watching Your Wallet: Travel More, Spend Less

FL-16 Congressional debate on ABC7 at 7

Careful where you swipe: Risky places to use your debit card

Sarasota group pushes to move city commission race from spring to fall

ABC7 at 7 - Customers say a local contractor is on the run with thousands of their dollars

ABC7 at 7: SCF eliminates dual-enrollment classes on high school campuses

  SCF eliminating dual-enrollment classes on high school campuses discussed on ABC7 at 7

SARASOTA & MANATEE COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - Many high school kids on the Suncoast were taking college classes while they were still in high school. Now, the State College of Florida is stopping this, but still allowing the dual-enrolled students to take the classes online or on the college campus.

Manatee County School Board District 4 candidates debate on ABC7 at 7

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - Last year, Scott Hopes was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to finish the term of Karen Carpenter. He was quickly made chair of District 4 of the Manatee County School Board. He's now being challenged by Joe Stokes for the chair.

SRO background checks discussed on ABC7 at 7

SARASOTA & MANATEE COUNTIES, FL (WWSB) - In the weeks after the Parkland massacre, the state legislature passed the Marjory Stoneman Douglas School Safety Act which, among other things, requires a school resource officer in every school. School districts across the state, including Sarasota and Manatee, had to scramble to find and hire qualified candidates.

House District 23 Debate on ABC7 at 7

SARASOTA & MANATEE COUNTIES, FL (WWSB) - The House District 73 race will be between Democrat Liv Coleman and Republican Tommy Gregory. The race started off with a bang before the primary even started when Republican Melissa Howard was forced to drop out of the race after lying about having a college degree. That cleared the path for attorney Tommy Gregory who is squaring off against Liv Coleman, a Professor at the University of Tampa.

ABC7 at 7: Scammers targeting vulnerable home buyers

ABC7 at 7 - Candidates for Governor have vastly different views for the future of education

The Future of education discussed on ABC7 at 7

Watching Your Wallet: Budget now for holiday spending

ABC 7 at 7: The race for Florida Governor

ABC7 at 7 - Sarasota’s City Manager turns in 2,500 emails from private email account for court to review

  Debate for State Senate District 23 on ABC7 at 7

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The retirement of Congressman Tom Rooney set a whole lot in motion. State Senator Greg Steube is running for the open seat in Congress and republican State Representative Joe Gruters is running for Steube's seat against democrat Olivia Babis.

Report: Customers are overpaying on a quarter of all prescriptions

A new study shows patients are overpaying on prescriptions sometimes because they are using insurance, rather than paying the cash price.

The candidates for House 72 debate on ABC7 at 7

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - On November 6th, voters on the Suncoast will vote for who they want to represent House District 72. Earlier this year, State Representative Margaret Good won the seat in a special election. Will she get re-elected when she faces off against former State Representative Ray Pilon?

Big Pharma was supposed to self-police fentanyl prescriptions. It failed. Patients died.

Internal documents show lax enforcement, missed opportunities by the federal government.

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