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AME celebrates Seuss

Kelly Crawford’s kindergarten class at Anna Maria Elementary hams it up for a photo March 2 in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s 112th birthday. The children made paper hats resembling the eponymous cat in “The Cat in the Hat.” Kindergartners Jack “Thing 2” Zaccagnino, Sterling “The Cat” Holiday and Angela “Thing 1” Monetti wore costumes to add to the celebration. Islander Photo: Tal Reeve

‘Dateline’ to air island mystery

Former Manatee County Sheriff’s homicide investigator John Kenney, left, and MCSO Detective Jeffrey Bliss look over evidence in the case of Sabine Musil-Buehler on camera for the “Dateline” show that will air — barring unpredictable NBC network changes — at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19. Islander Photo: Courtesy Dateline

Crescent Drive fire snuffed

Harry Filkins, seated, and two family members listen Jan. 30 as Manatee County Sheriff’s Deputy Stan Hartley and West Manatee Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Rich Losek describe damage to his home, 140 Crescent Drive, Anna Maria. Filkins said he smelled smoke and called 911. According to WMFR Marshal Jim Davis, an overloaded electrical circuit caused $15,000-$20,000 in damage to a bedroom. Davis said Filkins could return home, but repairs are needed before the bedroom is livable. Islander Photo: Tal Reeve