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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Condos and apartments are currently being built in Sarasota.  The apartments are being marketed for the young and wealthy.  But one bedrooms are starting out over $1,500 a month. 

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham sat at the trapezoid with ABC7's Alan Cohn Monday on ABC7 at 7.  

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BRADENTON, FL (WWSB) - An alarming statistic shows the opioid epidemic is still a problem in the state. More than 5,700 Floridians had traces of the drugs in their system at the time of their death in 2016. Now, Suncoast Congressman Vern Buchanan is taking action at the federal level.

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WASHINGTON D.C. (WWSB) - Last week, President Trump claimed that Amazon has been driving other realtors out of business.   Trump says the United States Postal Office is losing billions of dollars every time is delivers an Amazon package.  To have the President of the United State is nearly u…

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TALLAHASSEE, FL (WWSB) - Governor Rick Scott teased what he calls a "major announcement" coming Monday morning and many believe he will officially announce his candidacy for Senate.

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WASHINGTON D.C. (WWSB) -  On Thursday, President Trump canceled his historic summit with Kim Jong Un.  On Friday, the White House said that the meeting may still happen.  Friday afternoon, Publix announced they are suspending all political campaign contibutions. 

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - President Trump called the GOP Tax Plan "a big, beautiful Christmas present" claiming the cut will give the middle class and extra couple thousand dollars a year.  It's been a few months since the tax cut has been made official and many people haven't noticed a difference. 

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether it or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any demands or requests came from the Obama administration.