The week in review: Giant grouper swallows shark whole, school bus misses kids, a deer with a giant tumor and more!

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Posted: Saturday, August 23, 2014 7:30 am

With August nearing its end and local schools heading back into session, there was plenty to talk about and share from mysuncoast.com

Here's a recap of what you may have missed this week!

Caught on video: Giant grouper devours shark

A new video from Southwest Florida has gone viral, and may change the way you look at the humble grouper.

Botched Manatee school bus pick-up leaves kids stranded

Several Manatee County parents are upset over a botched school bus pickup during the first week of school.

Wildlife officials hesitant to help deer with giant tumor

Residents of a East Sarasota County neighborhood want to help a deer that has large tumor on its chest, but wildlife officials advise against it.

School psychologist accused of molesting girl in foster home

A Venice man was arrested Wednesday for reportedly molesting a girl who previously lived in a therapeutic foster home that he ran with his then-wife.

Schools briefly lock down following armed incident in Bradenton

Three suspects are in custody following an incident in Bradenton that caused a lockdown in at least two schools Tuesday morning.

Suncoast fishermen affected by closure of popular bait shop

The popular landmark and bait shop known as Hart's Landing suddenly closed earlier this month after a city building inspector determined the building is not stable and order it closed.

Movie theater closes in DeSoto Square Mall

It’s another huge loss for DeSoto Square Mall in Bradenton. Teicher Theaters, which runs the discount movie theater at the mall, closed its doors this week. 

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