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Sarasota County Commission backtracks on decision to cut funding for childcare, low income services

Listen: In a controversial move last month, the Sarasota County Commission cut funding for various social service programs, including childcare and homeless services. But now, the commission has reversed the cuts. The commission had voted...
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Sarasota environmentalists oppose waste facility near Celery Fields

On MidPoint we talked about efforts by environmentalists to oppose a waste processing facility on public lands in Sarasota County near land known as the Celery Fields; community activist Adrien Lucas and Luigi Verace with...
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Environmentalists object to Sarasota comp plan changes

The Sarasota County Comprehensive Plan is being updated and some environmentalists are concerned that at the same time protections of the public interest will be eroded. Commissioners approved changes to the comp plan Wednesday. Listen...

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