Families talk about their experiences rehearsing and performing together in Diane Partington's Studio of Classical Ballet Inc.'s annual performance of "The Nutcracker." Performances will be Dec. 16 and 17 at the Sarasota Opera House.
Tiffany TompkinsBradenton Herald
Families bond through ballet
U.S. District Court nominee struggles with basic questions of law in confirmation hearing
Sheriff's office searching for suspect in fatal shooting at Spot on 26th
Waterline brings full-service resort amenities to Anna Maria Island
Trump lauds law enforcement during FBI academy graduation, slams visa lottery system
A new park in Ballard Park is at long last under construction
McKay Academy students get a taste of the Flight to the North Pole
Surveillance video of Costco gunman released by police
Woman escorted out of Starbucks after asking patrons to stop speaking 'oriental'
December 2017 python elimination program update
Raccoon catches and runs away with iguana on Key Biscayne
13th human foot washes up on British Columbia coast
FCC Commissioner speaks at net neutrality rally before voting 'no'
U.S. District Court nominee Matthew Petersen was interviewed by Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) during his confirmation hearing on Dec. 13, 2017. In the exchange, Petersen acknowledged he had never tried a case in court and struggled to answer some basic questions of law.
A woman in a Starbucks in Walnut Creek, California, was escorted from the premises by police after launching a tirade against two people speaking Korean, in which she said they should stop speaking “oriental.”
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn spoke at a rally to protect net neutrality on Dec. 12, saying the forthcoming vote needed to represent the will of the American people. The event was held in response to the FCC’s controversial plan to repeal Obama-era protections that prevent internet providers from slowing down or blocking websites and apps. Clyburn later voted "no" during the vote. The rules were repealed along party lines 3-2.
The Animal Recovery Mission released video of an undercover investigation conducted at Dean Foods (McArthur Dairy,) located in Okeechobee, Florida. The investigation uncovered the abuse of dairy cows by the farm that supplies major brands and some of Florida's largest supermarkets.