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Sarasota launches innovative approach to mental illness and criminal justice

Last night, the Sarasota City Commission voted to help fund a pilot program, Comprehensive Treatment Court, that aims to divert low-level, non-violent offenders with mental…

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Sarasota deregulates all taxis, paves way for Uber

Yesterday, Sarasota city commissioners unanimously voted ended its months-long debate as to how to regulate Uber, and instead, voted to strip existing regulations on taxicabs….

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Billings case: Wednesday, July 15

Search for Pamela Long Wiggins Wednesday, July 15 The Sarasota Herald Tribune opens the day with an article on Patrick Gonzalez cyberstalking in his ex-wife…

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Sarasota takes hiring locals seriously

I believe that public works projects can help a local economy in tough times, especially if they hire local workers. The payroll dollars stay in…

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Sarasota cuts 100 jobs

Sarasota is cutting 100 jobs, reducing the work force to the same size it was in the early 1990s – the city – which is…

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Pensacola Fire Expensive

According to US Census, Pensacola has a population, as of July 2006, of 53,248. Port Orange has 54,851. Margate has 55,974. Sarasota has 52,942. Pensacola…

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