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Recent Articles by Jackie
Local leader concerned about impacts from Fruitville Road roundabout construction
Drivers traveling from St. Armand's Circle to Sarasota may have noticed more traffic than usual.
Published January 24, 2020 at 10:35 AM
MCSD leaders push for change to technical college nursing programs
Leaders from Manatee County School District are advocating for the state legislature to pass a bill that would allow technical colleges to offer associate's degrees in nursing.
Published January 22, 2020 at 9:40 AM
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport continues to see growth
The airport saw a record number of travelers in the month of December. Over 20,000 travelers flew to or from the airport, which is a 58% increase from the previous year.
Published January 21, 2020 at 8:24 AM
Selby Gardens public workshop to discuss new expansion plan
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is looking to hear what people in the community think of their newly revised expansion plans.
Published January 15, 2020 at 10:49 AM
FHP hands out about 1,000 tickets for new texting while driving law
Florida Highway Patrol said they stopped about 1,000 drivers throughout the state just days after the new texting while driving law went into effect.
Published January 14, 2020 at 8:17 AM
Money Saving Monday: Budgeting tips
With it be being a new year, it's a great time to start developing smart financial habits.
Published January 13, 2020 at 8:59 AM
How to keep up with new health goals
According to U.S. News about 80% of Americans will give up on their New Year's resolutions by the second week of February.
Published January 10, 2020 at 8:43 AM
Site work begins for new Palmetto hotel
Site work has begun for the new Sheraton Hotel in Palmetto.
Published January 8, 2020 at 9:42 AM
Winter season has highest number of fires; here’s how to stay safe
The National Fire Protection Association says the season that sees the highest number of fires is winter.
Published December 13, 2019 at 9:28 AM
More kids are developing Prediabetes, here’s why
A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that one fifth of adolescents in the U.S. have Prediabetes.
Published December 11, 2019 at 8:57 AM
How can you keep your pet safe during the holidays?
With more parties and decorations this time of year, the holidays can be a stressful and dangerous time for pets.
Published December 10, 2019 at 11:24 AM
Money Saving Monday: How to save on gym memberships
For those who are making exercising more their New Years resolution, here's some ways to save on gym memberships.
Published December 9, 2019 at 8:24 AM
Local impact of potential change to food stamps eligibility
The Trump administration is proposing to reduce the number of people eligible for food stamps nationwide.
Published December 6, 2019 at 11:30 AM
Public Meeting to be held to address Lift Station 87 progress
The City of Sarasota will host a public meeting on December 5th to update the community on phase 3 of the Lift Station 87 project.
Published December 5, 2019 at 11:29 AM
FDA says more research needed on CBD before it’s considered safe
According to a new consumer update from the Food and Drug Administration, much more research in needed on CBD products before it's considered safe.
Published December 4, 2019 at 11:46 AM
Record delays on the roadways expected for Thanksgiving Eve travel
The day before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year. This year is expected to have the second largest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2000.
Published November 27, 2019 at 7:46 AM
SCF seeks funding for new Parrish campus
The State College of Florida is hoping to receive $9.5 million from the state to go towards the development of their Parrish campus.
Published November 26, 2019 at 8:25 AM
Black Friday hours and deals for The Mall at University Town Center
Black Friday is only a few days away, which means it's time to start making a game plan for the holiday.
Published November 25, 2019 at 8:22 AM
Sarasota Coastal Rowing Regatta happening this weekend
The first ever Sarasota Coastal Rowing Regatta will take place Saturday on South Lido.
Published November 22, 2019 at 8:58 AM
FDOT to hold public meeting about I-75 and Clark Rd. interchange project
The Florida Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting Thursday, November 21st to talk about the changes coming to the I-75 and Clark Road interchange.
Published November 21, 2019 at 10:41 AM
City of Bradenton to discuss proposed ordinance that would ban panhandling
The City of Bradenton will hold a public hearing Wednesday to discuss a proposed ordinance that would ban panhandling on roadways and medians.
Published November 20, 2019 at 8:27 AM
Money Saving Monday: Creating a holiday gift budget
According to WalletHub, about 35 million Americans still have credit card debt from last holiday season and nearly one third of consumers will spend less money on the holidays this year.
Published November 18, 2019 at 9:17 AM
Holiday events begin at University Town Center
Holiday festivities will soon kickoff at The University Town Center!
Published November 15, 2019 at 9:54 AM
Longboat Key residents could see an increase in their beach taxes
The Town of Longboat Key is looking at ways to fund their upcoming beach renourishment projects.
Published November 13, 2019 at 9:11 AM
Flu cases rising on the Suncoast
With the holidays approaching, doctors say now is a great time to get the flu shot if you haven't already done so.
Published November 12, 2019 at 8:55 AM
Money Saving Monday: Tips for Christmas travel
If you're planning on heading home for the holidays but haven't booked your flight yet, it's time to do so.
Published November 11, 2019 at 8:26 AM
Update on red tide in Sarasota County
The latest Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report shows that there is concentrations of Karenia Brevis, which is the bacteria that causes red tide, in Southern Sarasota County and it’s starting to inch its way north.
Published November 8, 2019 at 10:20 AM
Tips to help prevent Alzheimer’s Disease
November is national Alzheimer's Disease awareness month.
Published November 7, 2019 at 8:49 AM
Money Saving Monday: How to get early Black Friday deals
Good news for shoppers, you may not have to wait until Black Friday to get good deals on holiday gifts.
Published November 4, 2019 at 8:51 AM
When you can expect snowbird traffic to start on the Suncoast
Snowbird season is approaching, which means people can expect more traffic on the roadways.
Published November 1, 2019 at 8:49 AM
2000 gallons of sewage cleaned up from Bradenton neighborhood following spill
Cold front to bring a chill to Suncoast this weekend
Mother who can’t afford fair for six daughters encourages their new business venture
MMH set to become first west coast Florida hospital to offer new kidney dialysis procedure
Bradenton Brewing Company helping dogs find their forever home through beer