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On July 19th, The Detail welcomed School Board Candidate Jane Goodwin to the WSLR studios.  Jane currently serves on the Sarasota School Board and is seeking re-election this year.  She has three challengers.  The primary election will be held on August 28th.  If any candidate receives more that 50% of the vote in August they […]

In this week’s Critical Times, WSLR intern Giulia Heyward takes a look at the upcoming  County Commission race in Sarasota County.   In this episode you will hear from Lourdes Ramirez, Mike Cosentino, Wesley Beggs, Alexandra Coe and Christian Ziegler.

The county is opening three general population shelters beginning at 2 p.m. Friday: Atwater Elementary School, 4701 Huntsville Ave., North Port Woodland Middle School (pet friendly), 2700 Panacea Blvd., North Port Booker High School, 3201 N Orange Ave., Sarasota In coordination with the state of Florida, the county has also already opened the following shelter […]

We’ll be bringing you regular updates on Hurricane Irma.  If you have a report for us, please call it in starting at 10am Saturday morning.  Studio number – 941-954-8636/Office number – 941-894-6469  or email:

SALSA MEETS JAZZ MENU – SATURDAY NIGHT . Artisinal Baked Empanada Basket:. Choice of: Angus Beef Tango (Argentina); Chicken Soca (West Indies); Duck Dragon (China). Served w/ Garlic-Parmesan Yucca ‘NoFries’ & Jicama-Cranberry Slaw Hand-Crafted, Baked Stuffed Chipas Basket (Gluten-Free): Spinach Tango (Argentina); Crab Zydeco (New Orleans). Served w/ Garlic-Parmesan Yucca ‘NoFries’ & Jicama-Cranberry Slaw Dinner Bowls: Brown & Wild Rice Pilaf or […]

It’s a bright, sunny day at WSLR with the Eclectic Blender kicking off our Fall Membership Drive.  Host Dave Pedersen and Dr. Nik are bringing the good ju-ju to the radio airwaves.  WSLR helps keep you tuned in to your local community – and we’re only as strong as the people that support us.  Join […]

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