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Fort Myers, Florida is located in Lee County. Zip codes in Fort Myers, FL include 33905, 33994, and 33908. The median home price in Fort Myers is $199,000 which is roughly $108/per square foot. More Fort Myers information.

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5 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Frontier to resume New Castle-Chicago flights

The airline said last month that service to Chicago, Denver, Atlanta and Fort Myers, Florida, will be suspended for the winter Oct. 25. Frontier spokesman Todd Lehmacher tells The News Journal of Wilmington that the airline plans to resume to the route, although he would not give a date.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

NBC2 News

Lee Schools working to improve communication after bus incident

Frantic moments unfolded for some Lee County parents after their children's school bus was nearly two hours late dropping the children off at home after school. Belof has two children.

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The Jewish Journal

Renaming of Fla. bridge for Henry Ford nixed over 'dark history' with Jews

Officials in Fort Myers City, Fla., withdrew a proposal to rename a bridge for Henry Ford after residents raised concerns about his anti-Semitic publications. A vote on the proposal had been scheduled for Monday evening but was withdrawn, according to WZVN, the local ABC affiliate.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Pay bills easily with new mobile apps

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Tired of paying bills online, entering all of that data, or writing checks and mailing them? There is a new feature of mobile banking, apps that let you pay your bills by simply snapping a picture with your smartphone! This is how Al Broberg pays his bills: he takes out his smartphone, opens his mobile banking app, snaps a picture and he's done. "It's just wow technology," he said.

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Bonita Springs landmark vandalized

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding out who is behind a massive vandalism of a long-standing Bonita Springs landmark. Sometime during the early morning hours of Sunday, September 14, unknown suspects painted the phrase "Lost Boys" across the front of the old "Ship" restaurant, located at 24080 S. Tamiami Trail in Bonita Springs.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Teen charged as an adult in mother's murder

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The teen accused of murdering his mother in North Fort Myers will be charged as an adult. 15-year-old Tyrese Landrum made his first appearance in court today.

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NBC2 News

Controversial beach renourishment project set to begin again

A sand-hauling project in Collier County will send thousands of trucks through Lee County once again. Last year, the trucks drove through residential neighborhoods and past elementary schools for weeks.

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Southwest Florida Online

Man Falls From Bridge After Crash

Serious Injury After Man Falls From Caloosahatchee River Bridge FORT MYERS, FL. -- Ismael Ramos Vargas, 50 of Spring Hill, Florida was traveling in the southbound outside lane on I-75 in a Peterbuilt truck crossing the Caloosahatchee Bridge approaching State Road 80 and collided with a vehicle in front of him Monday morning about 7:39 A.M. Fernando Ochoa-Silva, 32 of Lehigh Acres, Florida driver of a 2000 Ford F-350 truck had minor injuries after being struck from behind.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

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FORT MYERS, Fla.- City officials passed a bill last spring to name the US 41 bridge the Henry Ford bridge. Now, some people are objecting.

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NBC2 News

Christian book store owner: Atheists targeted signage

A Christian book store owner said he is being targeted by people he described as atheists, after a complaint was issued about a sign in the right of way in front of his business. Code Enforcement Officers told him he has until Monday to move it.

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NBC2 News

Some neighbors upset by I-75 flyover plan

The road will take traffic from the city of Fort Myers, down Hanson Street into in the Forum neighborhood east of I-75. Lee County's population sits at about 645,000 people.

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Bayshore Fire begins stint with bare-bones crew

Monday was day one for the Bayshore Fire Department to operate on a skeletal crews. The department in North Fort Myers was cut in half after they lost a grant paying for 50-percent of their staff.

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FMPD officer who wheeled man to safety honored

Officer Gilberto Benitez has been named the East Fort Myers Rotary Officer of the Month for August 2014. Officer Benitez was selected for his courageous efforts to assist a man in a wheelchair who was stranded during a violent thunderstorm.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Man in serious condition after I-75 crash

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A crash this morning on I-75 had traffic at a standstill near mile marker 142 southbound. According to Florida Highway Patrol, a Cemex cement truck rear-ended a F350 belonging to the Fountain Pools company on the Caloosahatchee Bridge.

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Pedestrian hit and killed on Daniels Parkway

A pedestrian walking on Daniels Parkway was hit and killed by a truck early Monday morning, according to Lee County deputies. Deputies responded just before 2 a.m. to Daniels Parkway and American Colony Boulevard.

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FGCU student dies after being found unresponsive in dorm

A freshman at Florida Gulf Coast University is dead after police found him unresponsive inside a dorm room. Austin Vonckx, 19, was found in distress early Sunday morning inside a fourth-floor dorm room at the Biscayne Hall dormitory.

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WWGR-FM Fort Myers

Downtown Punta Gorda Gallery Walk

For the freshest local produce, foods, flowers, soaps, handmade items, and more - and the best people watching. Bring the family and the dog as you stroll through nearly 50 vendors selling locally produced vegetables and fruits, herbs, jams, Florida grass fed beef, coffee and coffee beans, Gourmandize, French, German, Dutch & American baked goods, prepared foods, pet foods, shell oil lamps, Mediterranean Foods and fresh local seafood.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

FGCU Student Dies in Hospital

Fort Myers, Fl. - After less than a month on campus, a 19-year-old freshman at FGCU was pronounced dead at Gulf Coast Hospital Medical Center early Sunday after he was reported in distress at a university dorm.

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NBC2 News

Forecast: Tracking Monday's rain chances

Partly to mostly cloudy sky conditions are expected tonight with overnight lows in the low to mid 70s. Though much of the region will stay dry; a few lingering showers will remain possible this evening.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Possible name change for Ft. Myers bridge causes controversy

Change could soon be in store for a Fort Myers landmark. The Caloosahatchee Bridge could soon be called the Henry Ford Bridge.

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