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Ex-Sarasota County Official Files Discrimination Charge

A former Sarasota County official has filed a sex discrimination suit against the county. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says 61-year-old Susan Scott has filed the complaint, alleging that both age and sex discrimination were involved in her recent ouster. Scott had been a deputy Sarasota County Administrator from 2003 until she resigned under pressure […]

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Morgan Jane Smith Sentenced To Life

It’s life in prison for a love-triangle murder in North Port. A judge this morning handed down the life sentence to 36-year-old Morgan Jane Smith in the murder of Andrea Stranko in North Port last year. Smith was handed a concurrent sentence of 25-years for wounding her ex-boyfriend, Daryl Smith in the shotgun blasts at […]

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Marian Morgan Guilty on All Counts

How long will a now convicted schemer be in prison? Marian Morgan will find out in December. The Sarasota woman scammed investors out of 28 million dollars and was found guilty yesterday on 22 felony counts, that could net her 20 years. The trial took four weeks, and when she was found guilty on all […]

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Congressman Buchanan Won’t Run For Senate

The Congressman for Sarasota, Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee and Manatee counties says he wants to stay in the House of Representatives rather than move to the other side of the Capitol Building. Representative Vern Buchanan announcing he will not run for Senate in the 2012 elections. Buchanan is in his third term in Congress. The Republican […]

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