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3 more North Port Police officers suspended - The police chief is refusing to name the officers or say whether the action is related to an ongoing investigation into a reported sexual assault at a party. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

North Korea sends condolences to South over ferry deaths - With hopes of finding more survivors of the South Korean ferry sinking all but gone, some families, as well as the nation, began bidding farewell on Wednesday to the students whose bodies have been recovered. And in an unusual gesture, North Korea sent its condolences. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

North Port police investigating death of two-week-old infant - The North Port Police Department is investigating the death of a two-week-old infant. - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

Russia Agrees Deal to Slash North Korean Debt by 90% - Russia has finalized an agreement that will write off almost $10 billion owed by North Korea since the Cold-war era, with plans to build a gas pipeline and railway to South Korea through the communist state - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

SW Fla's Warm Mineral Springs reopen to the public - NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — Southwest Florida's Warm Mineral Springs have reopened to the public. The attraction closed last summer after the concessions contractor's lease expired. Sarasota County and the city of North Port agreed to temporarily open the springs for bathing and swimming. - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

Tourism in North Korea: the secret state is opening up | Robin Tudge - I've been to North Korea many times. A new ski resort is the latest sign of a shift in the regime's mentality towards foreigners All the hoo-ha that's surrounded the recent opening of North Korea's ski resort , framed as it's been by the western press as the answer to chubby Kim Jong Un's wont to indulge his Swiss ways, has overlooked the fact that every dollar spent on tourism is a dollar not ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

S. Korea says North may be close to nuclear test - SEOUL - North Korea could well be preparing to carry out its fourth nuclear test, South Korea's Defence Ministry said Tuesday, citing a significant step up in activity at the North's main test site. "Our military is currently detecting a lot of activity in and around the Punggye-ri nuclear test site," ministry spokesman Kim Min-Seok told a press briefing. "We are thinking of possibilities that ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Land deal clears way for Anketell Port - $20m land title deal paves way for new port and iron ore export route from the Pilbara. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Learn how to pay off debts - A Lehigh Acres woman, a native of Jamaica and a resident here after spending time in Brooklyn and North Port, has written a practical and informational book on the art of personal financing. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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Fun and games for mothers, sons in North Port - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - NORTH PORT - Mothers and sons are invited to dress in their favorite sports team's attire and join in an evening of games and food on May 16. The registration deadline for the Mother & Son Sports Olympics at the Morgan Family Center is May 12 ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Dining in Northport: 5 picks - Newsday - MARONI CUISINE, 18 Woodbine Ave., Northport, 631-757-4500. Chef-owner Michael Maroni's freewheeling tasting menu takes you all over the place — in high style. Maroni, whose meatballs beat Bobby Flay's in a Food Network throw-down, keeps it coming ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Imagine School of North Port edges Saint Stephen's, 7-5, in 3A-District 10 ... - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Imagine School of North Port scored all of its runs in the first inning, beating Saint Stephen's, 7-5, in a Class 3A-10 district baseball semifinal game Monday afternoon. Nick Lyle, Michael Lima, Zack Sheldon, K.C. Alvarado, Brett Hickman, Andy Duffey ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Region track: North Port barely edges out Countryside boys - - The final event of the day would see the Pinellas County excitement climax as the Cougars trailed North Port by fewer than four points. A blistering effort from the 4x400 relay team, including a blazing fast anchor leg from Robert Davis, sealed the ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Waterfront Park Master Plan of the Busan North Port International Competition - ArchDaily - BPA (Busan Port Authority) has just announced an international competition for the Waterfront Park Master Plan of the Busan North Port, South Korea. The deadline for registration is June 10. To download all the necessary requirements to participate in ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Ice be gone: Northport kids fishing event ready for anglers - Leelanau Enterprise - Concerns that the record snowfall and cold winter might turn Saturday's annual Scott Brow Memorial Fishing Derby in Northport into an ice fishing contest melted away last week. “It was clear yesterday,” Dave Korson, president of the 120-member ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

North Port native serves aboard supercarrier - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - SAN DIEGO — Airman Rashad Livingston, a 2009 North Port High School graduate, is serving on one of the world's largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Livingston is an aviation ordnanceman aboard the San ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

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