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Doctor Sentenced for Pills Distribution

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida doctor has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for helping distribute prescription pills in the Sarasota area.

CBS Tampa–01/28/2012

Amazing Video: Dog Involved In Deadly DUI Accident Swims Half-Mile To Sarasota Kayaker

A man fishing from his kayak a half-mile from Point of Rocks off Sarasota was shocked when a dog that was involved in a deadly DUI crash swam up to his boat terrified.

01/10/2012

A Kemp's ridley sea turtle (Lora turtle)  (Photo credit:  YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Once Stranded off Europe, Turtle Released in Fla.

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Marine experts have released an endangered turtle into the Gulf of Mexico three years after the creature became stranded in Europe.

CBS Tampa–12/27/2011

Fla. man charged with murder

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A 31-year-old Sarasota man has been arrested in connection with the recent slaying of a father of three.

CBS Tampa–12/05/2011

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