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Linda Carson: Celebrating 50 in television news

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Tonight, there is only one Amazing Woman, and her name is Linda Carson. We are celebrating a remarkable milestone in her life Monday, …

Gov. Scott makes two Suncoast appearances Monday

SARASOTA, Fla. – Florida Governor Rick Scott kicked off a two week campaign tour Monday with two stops on the Suncoast. The governor is touting his succ…

Amazing Women of the Suncoast: Connie Colton

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. – Today’s Amazing Woman of the Suncoast doesn't back down from a challenge. Whether she's toting a gun or armed only with love, sh…

Suncoast real estate prices continue to climb

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- Preliminary property tax values are in and your bill could be going up. New numbers in Sarasota County say property values are …

Pioneer Days parade a community tradition in Englewood

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. -- Thousands come out for a Labor Day tradition in Englewood Monday: the annual Pioneer Days parade. Organizers say it's a way for the c…

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Sarasota-born performer hits town with MishMash Cabaret

SARASOTA, Fla. -- She's Sarasota born and bred and circus to the bone. Like many circus performers, she's always performed with her family before. But n…

Event of the Week: Englewood Pioneer Days

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. -- Labor Day is usually pretty quiet here on the Suncoast...except for one place. Englewood, Florida is the headquarters for fun and fes…

Suncoast Scene - August 21st

SARASOTA, Fla. -- The first week of school is almost over, and everybody's going to be looking forward to rewinding this weekend.

Event of the Week: Fabulous Independent Film Festival

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Our Event of the Week is the 4th annual Fabulous Independent Film Festival. It brings unique independent films to town that you defini…

Suncoast Scene - August 14th

SARASOTA, Fla. -- We are in the dog days of summer, but don't let the heat and humidity keep you from getting out and about this weekend.


Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arres…

US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor.

Dollar mixed

The U.S. dollar is mixed against other North American currencies in New York trading.

Sandy-hit towns wrestle with eminent-domain choice

ASHAROKEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Long Island village of Asharoken (ASH'-uh-roh-kehn) faces a dilemma as it seeks to protect itself from erosion and other prob…

NC offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million for the world's largest carmaker to move its North America…

Sports News

Addition of Williams gives depth to Seattle's line

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Cliff Avril watched Kevin Williams going through practice drills, amazed by what he was seeing from a defensive tackle entering his…

Idzik: Cutting Patterson was 'best thing for Jets'

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite a thin secondary, general manager John Idzik says moving on from cornerback Dimitri Patterson was "the best thing for the Jets" …

U.S. Open Results

Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Philipp Kohlschreiber (22), Germany, 6-1, 7-5, 6-4.

Mizzou RB Russell Hansbrough takes starting role

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Russell Hansbrough can't remember the previous time he rushed 20 times in a game, guessing it might have occurred in peewee football.

Spangenberg delivers in MLB debut for Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cory Spangenberg had a two-run single for his first big league hit and Tyson Ross pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padr…


Muscular dystrophy fundraiser raises $52 million

CHICAGO (AP) — The Muscular Dystrophy Association's nationally broadcast annual telethon has raised about $52.3 million in contributions over the Labor …

Chinese director Jiang Wen launches latest movie

BEIJING (AP) — Hoping for maximum publicity, Chinese director Jiang Wen has launched his latest movie more than three months before it is due to open in…

Placido Domingo closing act at London festival

LONDON (AP) — Placido Domingo will be the closing act at this year's iTunes Festival in London.

Placido Domingo closing act at London festival

LONDON (AP) — Placido Domingo will be the closing act at this year's iTunes Festival in London.

Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy tie the knot

NEW YORK (AP) — Donnie Wahlberg's "Favorite Girl" Jenny McCarthy is now his wife.