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3 hrs ago | USA Today
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Blood transfusions are among the most common medical procedures at U.S. hospitals, but when it comes to this lifesaving treatment, more is not always better.
Is America better or worse off with strong separation between Church and State?
Could you survive the end of civilization?
4 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
A South Fort Myers community spent the day supporting Robert Lerberg. He's the 72-year-old man who was the victim of a violent random attack last week.
5 hrs ago | The News-Press
This is the time of year when we are all thinking green. It's all around us with holiday decor, and more and more we are all looking for a greener lifestyle.
9 hrs ago | The News-Press
Lee Memorial Health System said annual deficits for its trauma center in Fort Myers dropped to $457,852 last year, a sharp financial turnaround for a hospital division that had routinely run more than $6 million in the red.
13 hrs ago | The News-Press
Jeff Israel is an associate at Riverland and is a Florida Certified Horticulturalist.
17 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
North Fort Myers, Fl. -- Perhaps a certain wish list includes a new family pet, and if you are in the market for a cute and cuddly critter, consider adopting from a local shelter.
21 hrs ago | The News-Press
Through the nonprofit Pictures of Hope, Victory Layne Chevrolet and The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties, 15 children gave the world a glimpse into their dreams.
21 hrs ago | The News-Press
St. Petersburg boasts new streets and sidewalks, lighted Pullman cars and a busy White Castle restaurant.
FHP is working to clear a crash in the Northbound Lanes of U.S. 41 just South of Andrea Lane in South Fort Myers.
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Hundreds of people in the community have rallied around a Fort Myers man who was violently kicked over, all while a group recorded the incident on a cell phone camera.
Inside Sunny Lubner's home are memories of South Africa. She grew up in the racially divided region and saw the struggles first-hand, as she watched her parents fight to end apartheid.
In this file photo John Cripps, left, helps newly-unemployed bartender Olivia Jones with her initial unemployment compensation application at Southwest Florida Works in Fort Myers on October 9. / SARAH COWARD/THE NEWS-PRESS - The White House is warning that more than 260,000 Floridians will lose long-term unemployment benefits in 2014 unless ... (more)
After weeks of weather and other construction delays, the Fort Myers Regional Library will open to the public at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 10, at 10 a.m. The all-day grand opening celebration will take place the following day and will feature live music, local authors, storytelling and other ... (more)
There are nearly 1,000 foster kids in Lee County. Some of them move from home to home by putting all their belongings in a plastic trash bag.
Geraldo Belval has nearly six years before he finishes high school, but the sixth-grader at Fort Myers Middle Academy is already thinking about what comes next.
A committee appointed by city of Anderson officials will determine if a deteriorating 9,000-seat high school gymnasium known as the Wigwam can be saved.