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North Port Again Named Playful City

The City of North Port has been named, for the second consecutive year, a Playful City USA community. That award from KaBOOM!, which is a national not-for-profit organization committed to providing time and space for play for America‚Äôs children. The City was first named a Playful City USA in 2010. The recognition is granted to […]

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Sarasota Teen Hit By Deputy’s Cruiser

Nobody was charged, but a 14 year old boy was last listed in critical condition after he was hit by a Sarasota County Sheriff’s deputy’s car on Saturday. The teen is identified as Stanley Collins Jr. and he’s in a hospital in St Petersburg. FHP said the crash happened around 3:30 Saturday afternoon on 17th […]

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Ex-Riverview HS Star Killed

A former Riverview High School basketball standout has been found murdered. Police in Tallahassee say 20-year-old Shannon Washington was stabbed with a kitchen knife during an argument. Washington was a standout athlete at Riverview and a member of the Lady Rattlers basketball team at Florida A&M. A suspect has been arrested,

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Man Killed in Crash

Florida Highway Patrol said Stephen B. Rozzelle, Jr. was traveling southbound on McIntosh Rd in the left lane when it veered left causing the left front to hit the curb of the raised median. Rozelle’s vehicle continued southeast and the front and left front of his car struck a divided median sign and post. It […]

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