After 94-year-old man allegedly kills wife with dementia, officials remind community resources are available

The Senior Friendship Center has multiple locations in Sarasota County, and each has its own caregiving services. There are dozens of resources that they can connect you with for support, as well as an adult daycare to give caregivers a break when they need it.

  ‘I’ve been trapped in a loveless marriage’: ‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant jokingly trashes his family

Host Pat Sajak asked Blair Davis of California to describe his family, and he responded with tongue planted firmly in cheek.
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  AP FACT CHECK: Dems debate on guns, Syria, health care

Here's a look at how some of their claims from Westerville, Ohio, stack up with the facts:


  SCSD using new virtual technology to teach staff about mental health awareness

  Residents hear about city’s plans for Bobby Jones Golf Course and give input during workshop

  Investigation into Sarasota County School District’s Assistant Superintendent expected to be complete this week

  Police find three gas skimmers at two different gas stations in Bradenton

Florida proposes reducing minimum amount of prison time for certain inmates

Congress has proposed a bill at the state capitol that would reduce the minimum amount of time certain inmates are required to serve in prison before they become eligible to be released.
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  Mom loses her leg after pregnancy problems go unnoticed in Ga.

Doctors found massive blood clots that were spreading fast and were forced to amputate the new mother's right leg, just weeks after she gave birth.

Bradenton woman arrested in hit-and-run crash that left driver injured

Deputies: Naked man wreaked havoc on business, then showered

  Police investigating apparent murder suicide in Sarasota

  Police: Husband kills wife in murder-suicide attempt in Venice, fails to kill himself when gun malfunctions

Florida considers forcing collection of tax on online sales

  “Drive Pink Across America” Day celebrated on the Suncoast

  Traffic changes at U.S. 41 between 10th and 14th Street in Sarasota

  Phillippi Farmhouse Markets returns for 11th year

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  School suspends teens for rape-awareness note, calls it bullying

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has filed a motion to stop 15-year-old Aela Mansmann's suspension. The ACLU's filing states that she has taken a "public stance as an ally for victims and survivors of sexual violence."


  Panel: Florida schools should have realistic active shooter drills

Florida considers forcing collection of tax on online sales

Online sellers would have to automatically collect sales tax from Floridians and submit it to the state under a bill moving in the Florida Senate.


87-year-old man killed in crash on Cortez Rd in Manatee County

  Skimmers found at Bradenton gas station

  Grant money to help some Sarasota County non-profits to become greener

  Manatee County School District looking to fill more than 50 teacher vacancies

  LPGA Qualifying Tournament in Full Swing at Plantation Golf Course in Venice

This week, more than 185 ladies from 28 countries will hit the green hoping to make it to the next stage. With this tournament, not only are world-wide athletes playing in Venice every year, but they’re also bringing thousands of dollars to the community -making a huge economic impact.
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  Debate rivals assail Warren as she joins Democrats’ top rank

The three leading candidates face the most intense spotlight that could expose glaring liabilities in their quest for the White House.

  Breast cancer survivor teaches Sarasota County teachers the importance of health and wellness

Florida lawmakers want to abolish constitution commission

Body of man recovered from water in Sarasota County

FWC offers amnesty hotline for those with exotic pets they cannot care for