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Even though it’s not known what is causing the red tide algae that’s meant headaches for Florida this summer, one Venice official wants to extend a ban on the use of fertilizer.

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Some of the first sea turtle nests of 2018 are already being discovered by Mote Marine Laboratory’s Sea Turtle Patrol. That’s right. The turtles are coming.

But it isn’t unusual for sea turtle nesting season to begin early, which officially runs May 1 to Oct. 31.

A rabies alert has been issued for Venice and North Port by the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County after the discovery of a rabid bobcat.

State Challenged Over Rejection Of Sarasota County Hospital

Jul 12, 2016

Sarasota Memorial Hospital is challenging a decision by the state Agency for Health Care Administration to turn down plans for a new hospital in southern Sarasota County.