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09/21/12

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Sarasota News Leader September 21, 2012 For more information, call the supervisor of elections at 861-8600 or write to Super- visor of Elections, PO Box 4194, Sarasota, FL 34230-4194. DAY OF REMEMBRANCE PLANNED FOR SEPT. 25 IN SARASOTA The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with local representatives of Parents of Murdered Children Inc. (POMC), is inviting members of the public to attend the POMC National Day of Remembrance at 7 p.m. on Sept. 25. That day, representatives of the National Organization for Parents of Murdered Chil- dren and countless other crime victims and survivors will gather in cities and towns across the United States to pay tribute to murder victims and their surviving family members. "This event also honors the or- ganizations that provide services such as support, advocacy and counsel to loved ones of murder victims," a Sheriff's Office news release says. The local Day of Remembrance ceremony will be held at the Sarasota County Sher- iff's Office, 2071 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, in the second-floor conference room. CANDIDATES' FORUM TO BE HELD SEPT. 27 AT CITY HALL The Florida League of Cities, in coopera- tion with the ManaSota League of Cities, will offer a candidates' forum on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 9:30 a.m. at Sarasota City Hall, 1565 First St. Candidates vying to be state representa- tives and state senators will be on hand to discuss priorities facing Florida's cities, a Page 64 League news release says. The public is en- couraged to attend. The following candidates are scheduled to attend include: • Paula House – Democratic candidate for Senate District 26 • Jim Boyd – Republican candidate for House District 71 • Adam Tebrugge – Democratic candidate for House District 71 • Liz Alpert – Democratic candidate for House District 72 • Ray Pilon – Republican candidate for House District 72 • Bob McCann – NPA candidate for House District 73 • Greg Stuebe – Republican candidate for House District 73 Candidates will respond to questions re- garding their positions "on the most press- ing issues facing cities throughout Florida, and specifically in Manatee and Sarasota counties," the news release says. The event is scheduled to conclude at noon. 'UNBROKEN' SELECTED AS THE 'ONE BOOK' OF THE YEAR Readers from across Sarasota County have selected "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption" by Laura Hillenbrand as the "One Book, One Community" book of the year. "Unbroken" has spent nearly 100 con- secutive weeks on the New York Times

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