06:40 pm | “There are too many seats and not enough parking and I am not inclined to recommend parking waivers.”...

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06:36 pm | Bullock says there will be a lot of activity in beach restoration in the coming year....

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06:34 pm | The shark was tagged on Feb. 14 offshore northern Cuba during an expedition by scientists from Mote....

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06:12 pm | What can television do to foster cognitive impairment? Nothing good....

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06:07 pm | Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to P.O Box 8001 Gulf, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to Town...

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05:42 pm | Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 13, 2015 through August 19, 2015...

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10:00 am | The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Aug. 13 Soliciting 12:21 p.m. Officer Smith was dispatched to...

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08:17 am | Jaleski says that the sand placed around the groins after they were built has completely eroded leaving a “gaping space under the groins that does not deter the movement of sand off the...

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08:13 am | Judge May said the agreement between Unicorp and the Estate is the strongest and unless it is superseded by the Association or another party on Aug. 28, it will be approved....

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08:09 am | Ginger recovered successfully and was released in February 2009 wearing a VHF radio transmitter so she could be easily found and visually monitored....

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08:07 am | A single-owner home on a tiny peninsula sheltered by the Sisters Keys has been sold for $2.55 million. On July 9, Harry A. Kopelman of Atlanta purchased a 4,507-square-foot home on a waterfront...

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07:08 am | What can television do to foster cognitive impairment? Nothing good....

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07:04 am | Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to P.O Box 8001 Gulf, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to Town...

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07:02 am | Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — July 16, 2015 through July 29, 2015...

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07:01 am | The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Aug. 5 Utility theft 9:37 a.m. A Longboat Key Public...

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04:46 pm | If the Judge agrees with the Trustee and Unicorp on Aug. 28, it will continue Unicorp’s consolidation of Colony assets....

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04:42 pm | The budget is benefitting through a 5.33% increase in assessed values of LBK property....

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04:40 pm | The specific release site where these fish are released can make a huge difference in their growth and survival....

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04:35 pm | The new owners of Moore’s Restaurant, soon to be called ‘The Shore,’ named after their restaurant on St. Armands Circle, are seeking a total of 299 seats for the restaurant according to the...

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04:32 pm | Sarasota’s beaches have eroded from the recent storms that flooded some Bay area communities. Three months after rebuilding beaches lost by Tropical Storm Debby much of that sand has washed away and city officials...

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04:30 pm | On Thursday, Manatee County Commissioners voted in favor of the Lake Flores development. Lake Flores will be built over the next 20 years on 1,300 acres located west of IMG Academy and south...

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03:37 pm | Pain, like hunger, makes people go to almost any length to assuage it. ...

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Major Headlines

LBK staff: Shore parking plan not adding up for approval »

LBK staff: Shore parking plan not adding up for approval 06:40 pm | “There are too many seats and not enough parking and I am not inclined to recommend parking waivers.”...

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Agenda bustles between beaches, budget, and power line burial »

Agenda bustles between beaches, budget, and power line burial 06:36 pm | Bullock says there will be a lot of activity in beach restoration in the coming year....

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Rare Longfin Mako shark ‘phones home’ to Mote »

Rare Longfin Mako shark ‘phones home’ to Mote 06:34 pm | The shark was tagged on Feb. 14 offshore northern Cuba during an expedition by scientists from Mote....

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North end awash in fear of sand loss »

North end awash in fear of sand loss 08:17 am | Jaleski says that the sand placed around the groins after they were built has completely eroded leaving a “gaping space under the groins that does not deter the...

August 24, 2015 / 1 comment / Read More »

Colony owners suffer blow in court »

Colony owners suffer blow in court 08:13 am | Judge May said the agreement between Unicorp and the Estate is the strongest and unless it is superseded by the Association or another party on Aug. 28, it...

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Dolphin treated and released by Mote seen with new calf »

Dolphin treated and released by Mote seen with new calf 08:09 am | Ginger recovered successfully and was released in February 2009 wearing a VHF radio transmitter so she could be easily found and visually monitored....

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Sisters Key home sells for $2.55 million »

Sisters Key home sells for $2.55 million 08:07 am | A single-owner home on a tiny peninsula sheltered by the Sisters Keys has been sold for $2.55 million. On July 9, Harry A. Kopelman of Atlanta purchased a...

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Unicorp moves to buy Colony estate; Association argues back »

Unicorp moves to buy Colony estate; Association argues back 04:46 pm | If the Judge agrees with the Trustee and Unicorp on Aug. 28, it will continue Unicorp’s consolidation of Colony assets....

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Bullock’s budget holds tax rate even »

Bullock’s budget holds tax rate even 04:42 pm | The budget is benefitting through a 5.33% increase in assessed values of LBK property....

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Mote release snook into Bay »

Mote release snook into Bay 04:40 pm | The specific release site where these fish are released can make a huge difference in their growth and survival....

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New owner of Moore’s Restaurant seeks 299 seats »

New owner of Moore’s Restaurant seeks 299 seats 04:35 pm | The new owners of Moore’s Restaurant, soon to be called ‘The Shore,’ named after their restaurant on St. Armands Circle, are seeking a total of 299 seats for...

August 8, 2015 / 5 comments / Read More »

Lido Beach erosion »

Lido Beach erosion 04:32 pm | Sarasota’s beaches have eroded from the recent storms that flooded some Bay area communities. Three months after rebuilding beaches lost by Tropical Storm Debby much of that sand has...

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Lake Flores development to be built over next 20 years »

Lake Flores development to be built over next 20 years 04:30 pm | On Thursday, Manatee County Commissioners voted in favor of the Lake Flores development. Lake Flores will be built over the next 20 years on 1,300 acres located west...

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Colony contenders bid on $23 million judgment »

Colony contenders bid on $23 million judgment 02:10 pm | The sale can lead to an increased consolidation of ownership or an increase in liability for Colony unit owners depending on who wins at auction....

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Scores of turtles ‘wash back’ for rehab »

Scores of turtles ‘wash back’ for rehab 02:07 pm | a number of sea turtle ‘washbacks’ have occurred over the last two weeks due to the large amount of rain, wind and the larger high tides. ...

August 8, 2015 / 1 comment / Read More »
Opinion

Send in the clowns »

Send in the clowns

06:20 pm | Trump is not likely to survive those procedures, but whether or not he chooses to run as...

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Hot items »

Hot items

06:17 pm | Things certainly are moving quickly in the world these days...

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The Wizard of Fraud »

The Wizard of Fraud

06:16 pm | Politicians always need money for campaigns, future jobs and whatnot (ask ex-Governor of Va. Bob McDonnell)......

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Faith-based environmentalism »

Faith-based environmentalism

08:04 am | It is very unlikely you could convince eagles or other raptors to endorse wind energy. In January...

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Springtime (summer) for dictators »

Springtime (summer) for dictators

08:02 am | Raul Castro is taking meetings with everyone from President Barack Obama in Panama last month to Pope...

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Last week another deception »

Last week another deception

04:27 pm | Pressed by the media, the White House reversed course and acknowledged the existence of secret ‘side deals’...

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Liesel Rosenberg: A triumph of the human spirit »

Liesel Rosenberg: A triumph of the human spirit

01:39 pm | Liesel Rosenberg was one of those human beings who in just the act of living validated the...

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The Iran deal — how bad »

The Iran deal — how bad

01:37 pm | This issue certainly will play out in the presidential primary and general elections to come. ...

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How espresso nearly destroyed a family »

How espresso nearly destroyed a family

12:47 pm | I saw my face reflected in the mirror that looms in the foyer by the kitchen. I...

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Bring back our anger »

Bring back our anger

12:43 pm | Enough of just mourning our dead in the war against radical Islam. It’s time to get good...

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Donald Trump: An extra candidate »

Donald Trump: An extra candidate

12:42 pm | Does Trump ask offensive questions OR are these the questions on immigration that we want to hear....

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The nuclear arms race is on »

The nuclear arms race is on

12:34 pm | Whatever else this is, it is not anywhere anytime inspections....

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The Castros’ new friend »

The Castros’ new friend

12:32 pm | Soon the Stars and Stripes will fly on the Male’con....

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  1. Eric Johnson: My thanks to Tom Burgum for his most informative discussion on environmental impacts caused by...
  2. Renae Farrah: I think its time that the people that insist on beach renourishment be held accountable financially for...
  3. David Baughman: in retrospect, what could the agreement between the owners and Klauber have said that would have...
  4. j gallerano: Pretty good analysis – obviously, you’re not a member of the press. Worth the read.
  5. Becky: Opiods do not cause heart problems, they safely relieve pain when taken appropriately and make life worth...
  1. LBK staff: Shore parking plan not adding up for approval
  2. Agenda bustles between beaches, budget, and power line burial
  3. Rare Longfin Mako shark ‘phones home’ to Mote
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  7. Replacement as reinvention
  8. Longboat Key Letters – Week ending August 21, 2015
  9. Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 13, 2015 through August 19, 2015
  10. On Patrol – Week ending August 21, 2015
  11. In Print — August 21, 2015 edition
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Marilyn Dzikas retires after 30 years  »

04:38 pm | After 30 years of dedicated service to the Town of Longboat Key, and to the men and women of the Longboat Key Police Department, Marilyn Dzikas has decided to begin a well-deserved retirement. Effective Aug. 7 Marilyn will no longer be serving the Police Department as the Administrative Assistant, and will embark on her next chapter...

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Marilyn Dzikas retires after 30 years 

On Patrol – Week ending August 21, 2015 »

10:00 am | The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Aug. 13 Soliciting 12:21 p.m. Officer Smith was dispatched to a report of solicitors in the area of Emerald Harbor. Officer Smith arrived and made contact with the two individuals who were...

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On Patrol – Week ending August 21, 2015

A Key Temple founder Jay Rudolph passes »

10:32 am | The life of Jay Rudolph, 98, who died on May 23, 2015, was celebrated with love, warmth and sweet memories at the Sarasota Bay Club where he was a resident for many years. This loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather has lived in Sarasota for over forty years and is known for his many philanthropic enterprises...

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A Key Temple founder Jay Rudolph passes

As Colony saga drones on, principal parties speak out »

07:39 am | Court battles, appeals and eventually consolidation mark the future of the waterfront property that has lay dormant for five years....

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As Colony saga drones on, principal parties speak out

Replacement as reinvention »

06:12 pm | What can television do to foster cognitive impairment? Nothing good....

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Replacement as reinvention

Real Estate

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 13, 2015 through August 19, 2015

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 13, 2015 through August 19, 2015 »

05:42 pm | Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 13, 2015 through August 19, 2015...

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Sisters Key home sells for $2.55 million

Sisters Key home sells for $2.55 million »

08:07 am | A single-owner home on a tiny peninsula sheltered by the Sisters Keys has been sold for $2.55 million. On July 9, Harry A. Kopelman of Atlanta purchased a 4,507-square-foot home...

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Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 6, 2015 through August 12, 2015 »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 6, 2015 through August 12, 2015

07:02 am | Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — July 16, 2015 through July 29, 2015...

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Lake Flores development to be built over next 20 years »

Lake Flores development to be built over next 20 years

04:30 pm | On Thursday, Manatee County Commissioners voted in favor of the Lake Flores development. Lake Flores will be built over the next 20...

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Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — July 30, 2015 through August 5, 2015 »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — July 30, 2015 through August 5, 2015

03:23 pm | Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — July 16, 2015 through July 29, 2015...

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Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — July 16, 2015 through July 29, 2015 »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — July 16, 2015 through July 29, 2015

01:41 pm | Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — July 16, 2015 through July 29, 2015...

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$6.825 million paid for Bayfront retreat »

$6.825 million paid for Bayfront retreat

01:02 pm | ‘It is a combination of the appointments, quality of the home, and the view that truly set the property apart.’...

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Key Life

‘Daycation’ adventures »

‘Daycation’ adventures

08:11 am | KAREN O’DOWD Guest Columnist odowd@lbknews.com Readers of all ages have enjoyed The Yearling, a novel written by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. Published in...

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Garden Club and Kiwanis pair up for ‘fun’draiser »

Garden Club and Kiwanis pair up for ‘fun’draiser

07:42 am | The Longboat Key Garden Club and Longboat Key Kiwanis Club have paired up for an exciting new ‘fun’draiser on Friday, April 24...

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Readers submit poetry and prose »

Readers submit poetry and prose

09:14 pm | My memories of that evening are ethereal and impressionistic. Conjuring them up is like waking up and trying to give substance to...

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Cracking a world of poached egg possibilities »

Cracking a world of poached egg possibilities

08:20 am | It is not a secret that we “eat with our eyes.”...

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What’s happening at the LBK Education Center »

What’s happening at the LBK Education Center

07:47 pm | January heralds the beginning of the inimitable “season” in our Paradise....

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Out on a Limb

Out on a Limb »

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Sea turtles start nesting

Sea turtles start nesting »

03:12 pm | Mote research has shown that loggerhead sea turtle nest numbers have increased locally in recent years....

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