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Vacation rental bill advances over beach cities’ objections

The bill would prevent cities and counties from passing any new ordinances that restrict vacation rentals of private homes.

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Local moviemakers celebrating fourth Sarasota Film Festival premiere

Durand Adams, Charles Williams and Charles Clapsaddle examine the psychological aspects of immigration in their timely new documentary, “American Dreams ... Stories of Immigration,” which has its world premiere at the Sarasota Film Festival on April 9. This is the trios’ fourth world premier at the Sarasota Film Festival.

Health News

Obsessive-compulsive disorder in young children

Dear Mayo Clinic: At what age does obsessive-compulsive disorder typically become noticeable in children? My 7-year-old recently has become very focused on having things straight (e.g., blankets, toy cars and papers) and checking to make sure his stuffed animals are lined up a certain way before he goes to sleep. He even gets up to check them multiple times. Is this typical of a kid his age, or should I have him evaluated?

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Armed crook ambushes auto parts store

Video shows a man, carrying a gun, robbing a Broward County auto parts store on March 5, 2017.
Broward County Sheriff's Office
Armed crook ambushes auto parts store 1:19

Armed crook ambushes auto parts store

Surveillance video shows gunman chasing down victim 0:51

Surveillance video shows gunman chasing down victim

Armed robbery suspect forgets to put on mask 0:56

Armed robbery suspect forgets to put on mask

Video shows child care center worker slamming 4-year-old girl to the ground 0:32

Video shows child care center worker slamming 4-year-old girl to the ground

Videos

Armed crook ambushes auto parts store

Video shows a man, carrying a gun, robbing a Broward County auto parts store on March 5, 2017.
Broward County Sheriff's Office
Armed crook ambushes auto parts store 1:19

Armed crook ambushes auto parts store

Surveillance video shows gunman chasing down victim 0:51

Surveillance video shows gunman chasing down victim

Armed robbery suspect forgets to put on mask 0:56

Armed robbery suspect forgets to put on mask

Video shows child care center worker slamming 4-year-old girl to the ground 0:32

Video shows child care center worker slamming 4-year-old girl to the ground