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Arcadia, Florida is located in Desoto County. Zip codes in Arcadia, FL include 34269, 34265, and 34266. The median home price in Arcadia is $122,000 which is roughly $57/per square foot. More Arcadia information.

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20 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Arcadia dog that was set on fire continues to recover

We have some good news to report about Hope the 1-year-old Arcadia dog that was doused with kerosene and lit on fire last month .

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Caring group of supporters works to help badly burned dog

Within moments, the two women were down the street staring at a mixed-breed puppy that looked like a red and black Dalmatian.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Woman reportedly stabs another over Facebook argument

ARCADIA, Fla.- Arcadia Police arrested 36-year-old Chiquita Jackson on Thursday after she allegedly stabbed a woman with a steak knife following an argument on Facebook.

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News Talk Florida

Dog Set On Fire Still In Intensive Care, Eyes Improving

One day after Hope's former owner was arrested and charged with felony counts of arson and cruelty to animals, doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners say they continue to see improvements, especially with Hope's eyes.

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NBC2 News

Congressional candidate profile: Lizbeth Benacquisto

An Estero High School teacher was arrested and charged with driving under the influence Monday morning as she was heading in to work.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

NBC2 News

Parent upset controversial school counselor received award

Tonight, Lee County is honoring educators for their work. Last week, the district announced the teachers and staff of the year, and the middle school guidance counselor winner caught our attention.

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NBC2 News

Naples police activity report

A victim reported a grand theft of a spotlight from the address listed above on 04/13/14 between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. The investigation has been forwarded to the detective bureau.

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NBC2 News

Tax Day Freebies

South and North American residents caught a glimpse of the "blood moon" crossing the Earth's shadow Tuesday in all its splendor.

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NBC2 News

What does the 'Blood Moon' mean?

"They are just amazing to watch. They really are," said Carol Stewart of the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium in Fort Myers.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Owner arrested after dog set on fire, severely burned

The man who owned Hope, the dog who was found severely burned after being set on fire last month, has been arrested.

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Examiner.com

Man accused of burning dog is behind bars and facing charges

According to Monday's My Fox Orlando News, the owner of a dog who was doused in accelerant and set on fire in Arcadia, Fla., has been arrested.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Arcadia Police arrest man accused of setting dog on fire

ARCADIA, Fla.- The Arcadia Police Department has arrested the man accused of setting his dog on fire back in March of this year.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Highlands Today

Winn-Dixie will stay in Lake Placid and Wauchula

Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie announced in May 2013 it would pay Delhaize $265 million for Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid's.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Highlands Today

Good ol' days alive and well at feed store

When you step into Bryan Farm Supply in Arcadia, it feels a little bit like stepping into the past.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Pastor: Arcadia woman out of ICU after attack

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla.- An Arcadia woman who was attacked in her own home is out of the ICU, according to the family's pastor.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Owner wants Arcadia dog who was doused with kerosene and lit on fire back home

Named Hope by her rescuers, the one-year-old Sharpei mix who was discovered by children in Arcadia, Fla.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

NBC2 News

Man identified in fatal Coral Lakes motorcycle crash

Preliminary investigations revealed Giel was going south on Del Prado Boulevad approaching Coral Lakes Boulevard.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Arcadia man allegedly kills father, beats mother, and flees

WINK News confirms a horrific murder in Desoto county. A former corrections officer is allegedly beaten to death by his son.

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NBC2 News

Punta Gorda preps for Florida International Airshow

The F-16 Fighter jets are already at the airport, along with dozens of other planes dating back to 1918.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Alleged Arcadia killer arrested in Orange County

The Desoto County Sheriff's Office says Karl Burnham is facing charges of 1st degree murder, attempted murder, and grand theft motor vehicle.

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