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Punta Gorda, Florida is located in Charlotte County. Zip codes in Punta Gorda, FL include 33982, 33950, and 33955. The median home price in Punta Gorda is $210,000 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Punta Gorda information.

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2 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Punta Gorda speedway owner overdue on rent

We are learning the new operator at the speedway in Punta Gorda owes the airport nearly $13,000 in rent.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bradenton.com

Total Nutrition to open in Benderson shopping center

Health and fitness store Total Nutrition will be moving to a new store inside a Benderson Development-owned shopping center.

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Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

Hurricane Charley remembered

Hurricane Charley, a Category 4 storm with 145-mph winds, made landfall 10 years ago on Aug. 13, 2004, near Punta Gorda, about 60 miles south of Anna Maria Island.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

NBC2 News

Forecast: Hot on Monday with isolated rain chances

A few remaining isolated showers and downpours will diminish in coverage across Southwest Florida this evening that were originally sparked by the heat an humidity of the afternoon.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

NBC2 News

Punta Gorda woman warns against possible scammer

A Southwest Florida business woman has a warning for other business owners, after she says she was tricked into helping a man who claimed to be a veteran down on his luck.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Punta Gorda residents are falling victim to more scams

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Punta Gorda Police Department is warning residents of several different scams going around the city at this time.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Bradenton.com

A decade later, Hurricane Charley still a powerful memory, warning

Port Charlotte mobile home parks were leveled by Hurricane Charley Friday, after the storm reached category four in strength and hit directly town.

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NBC2 News

Man crashes truck into helicopters in Punta Gorda

A man in Punta Gorda is accused of driving drunk and crashing into multiple vehicles- including two helicopters.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Texting in FL: how drivers are being caught, cited

We have a follow-up to a WINK News investigation. We've heard from a lot of you after our team looked into the state of texting and driving in Florida.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Punta Gorda rebuilds from Hurricane Charley

Punta Gorda rebuilds from Hurricane Charley Hurricane Charley 10 yrs later, Punta Gorda rebuilds a new community out of the rubble Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/Vnpxok Louis Little waves a towel as U.S. President George W. Bush's helicopter flies over her mobile home which was demolished by Hurricane Charley August 15, 2004 ... (more)

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Fort Meade remembers Hurricane Charley

Fort Meade remembers Hurricane Charley Emotional scars linger on anniversary of Hurricane Charley Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/VnkUKN Fort Meade, Florida -- A decade ago today on Friday the 13th, the eye of the storm passed right over Fort Meade and though the damage has long since been repaired the Category 4 storm remains ... (more)

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Controversy surrounds Punta Gorda neighborhood sidewalk project

A sidewalk splits a Charlotte County neighborhood. Some residents say adding a sidewalk would improve their quality of life.

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Bradenton.com

Jeb Bush says he'll decide this year on presidential run

Looking fit, relaxed and in prime condition for a possible presidential run, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Wednesday that he has not yet decided what he will do.

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Creative Loafing Tampa

Mitch Perry Report 8.13.14: Charley, 10 years later

In a just world, the people who run insurance companies would have a moral compass, and they wouldn't be able to  gouge  raise property insurance rates as dramatically as they have over the past decade. But that's not the way it works.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Charley anniversary to bring former Gov. Jeb Bush to Punta Gorda

Former Gov. Jeb Bush and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam will be in Punta Gorda on Wednesday to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Charley.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

10 years after Charley: FPL readies high-tech storm response

Wednesday marks a full decade since Hurricane Charley tore through southwest Florida.

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CBS Local

10-Year Anniversary Of Hurricane Charley

The category four storm made landfall over North Captiva Island in Lee County and moved into Charlotte Harbor on August 13, 2004.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

NBC2 News

Fatal Collier County crash causing roadblock

There was a fatal vehicle crash tonight at Hawaii Boulevard and Rattlesnake Hammock Road in Collier County.

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Capital Soup

Media Advisory: Governor Bush, Commissioner Putnam Revisit Area Hit...

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam will visit Punta Gorda on Wednesday, Aug. 13, marking 10 years since Hurricane Charley hit Florida.

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Palm Beach Daily News

Weather Matters: Remembering Hurricane Charley on 10th anniversary

Wednesday is the 10th anniversary of the Florida landfall of Hurricane Charley, the beginning of a seven-week-long stretch of high anxiety for Florida residents with additional impacts or threats from hurricanes Frances, Ivan and Jeanne.

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