Extreme hurricane season predicted

With the heart of hurricane season still two weeks away looks like there will be plenty more storms to keep us on our toes between now and Nov. 30th.

  Capitol negotiators still stuck, still trying on virus aid

After more than a week’s worth of meetings, at least some clarity is emerging in the bipartisan Washington talks on a huge COVID-19 response bill.
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  Tropical storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 6

Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain along the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it smashed boats together and caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.

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SRQ Airport increasing safety measures as part of ‘Fly Safe’ program

Vice President Pence makes Faith in America campaign stop in Tampa Bay Wednesday afternoon

  OneBlood is currently hosting a blood drive outside of the Venice City Hall

More than 5,400 new coronavirus cases confirmed by FDOH in Wednesday’s update

Sheriff: Florida man strikes waitress while yelling about the ‘Aryan” nation

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man for allegedly striking a waitress and disturbing the peace at a restaurant in Nokomis.
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  Negligence probed in deadly Beirut blast amid public anger

The Lebanese government says it is putting an unspecified number of Beirut port officials under house arrest pending an investigation into how 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate came to be stored at the port for years.

  First Alert Weather: A pattern shift will be shifting the timing of our storms

  Morning coastal showers again possible

National Stop On Red Week

  Doctors say face shields or glasses in addition to masks to help prevent spread of COVID-19

Man allegedly suspected of committing murder in Idaho captured in Sarasota

Suncoast doing well considering the midst of a Pandemic

Sarasota man sentenced to federal prison for theft of government property and smuggling goods

MCSO employee arrested following investigation for using a computer to solicit illegal acts

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Beirut: Wedding photo shoot video captures blast

Photographer Mahmoud Nakib is still rolling as he get pushed down the street by the shockwave.

STATE HEADLINES

FPL sends crew to New Jersey to help in aftermath of Hurricane Isaias

Officials: Florida panther struck and killed by vehicle

An endangered Florida panther has died after being struck by a vehicle.

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Bicyclist killed during fatal crash on North Tamiami Trail on Monday night in Osprey

All north and southbound lanes have re-opened between U.S. 41 at Bayshore Gardens Parkway in Manatee County

  First Alert Weather: Rain chances will slightly increase today

  Pinky-swear gets suicidal Florida teen off overpass ledge

  Rain chances on the way up

Isaias continues to wreck havoc along the Mid-Atlantic coast states. Tropical storm warnings are up from South Carolina to Maine as it will bring flooding rain and dangerous tropical storm force winds over the next few days.
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  Walmart releases schedule for its parking lot drive-in theaters

Starting at 5 p.m. ET Wednesday, families can sign up for a location near them at TheWalmartDriveIn.com.

2-week-old baby who was missing out of Broward County, found safe

What will be the protocol for Suncoast teachers or staff that contract COVID-19?

City of Venice passes first reading needed for mask mandate

13 polling location changes in Manatee County on Primary Elections