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7 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Collier fire districts to merge

Two Collier County fire districts may soon become one. On Tuesday night, Big Corkscrew Island Fire and North Naples Fire presented their merger plan to the public for the first time.

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12 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Pawn shop owner arrested for dealer violations

He's talking about a paper trail, what law enforcement called the most important protection for his company and customers.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

12 hrs ago | Naples Daily News

Bad teachers: Collier, Lee educators arrested for DUI

As Estero High School students were settling in for first period Monday, reading teacher Nancy Vaughn was taking a seat in the back of a deputy's car.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Bonita Springs, FL, Naples, FL

13 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

EXCLUSIVE: Collier County residents hire armed guards

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Homeowners are taking extreme action to protect themselves.

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15 hrs ago | Naples Daily News

Follow the leaders: Immokalee Foundation students learn valuable lessons from local leaders

Students of The Immokalee Foundation gained valuable insight from local business leaders during the organization's third annual networking reception at the Hilton Naples.

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Related Topix: Immokalee, FL, Naples, FL, Prison, University, FL, Florida State University

19 hrs ago | Naples Daily News

Naples police, firefighters to face off during 'Battle of the...

Photo: Gary Jung/Special to the Naples Daily News Officer Kyle Bennett is 'tackled' by Firefighter Michael Kaiser.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Life, Holidays, 4th of July

Yesterday | Marco Eagle

Guest column: You Make the Difference, the United Way

The United Way of Collier County raised a record total of $2,794,721 in its community campaign this year, and critically needed donations are still coming in.

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Yesterday | Naples Daily News

Letter: Pardon, no French

Carl Schwarz, Naples Pardon, no French Wait until those French entrepreneurs currently being squired around Collier County by the Chamber of Commerce ... Already subscribe to Naples Daily News? Unlimited access to Naples Daily News on the web, your smartphone and tablet is included with your subscription.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Marco Eagle

Class Notes: The Collier school district website is chockful of info waiting to be surfed

I probably spend way too much time "surfing the web" chasing information with my smartphone in hand as I sit watching TV each evening.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Naples Daily News

North Naples, Big Corkscrew fire to give public peek at proposed merger Tuesday

North Naples firefighters relax after putting out an Immokalee fire that destroyed a grocery store.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Immokalee, FL, Ochopee, FL

Marco Eagle

Not an island unto ourselves: Marco residents use their influence on county boards

These cabins in Goodland were once used by fishermen and are awaiting restoration thanks to the county's Historical Archeological Preservation Board and Marco Islanders Craig Woodward and Betsy Perdichizzi, who sit on the board.

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Related Topix: Marco Island, FL, Goodland, FL, Naples, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

FWC announces 11th panther mortality of 2014

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The FWC recovered skeletal remains of a young panther from the Picayune Strand State Forest on Friday.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Collier deputies looking for attempted robbery suspect

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who attempted to rob a Collier Boulevard convenience store Saturday night.

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Marco Eagle

Guest column: Mental illness is so treatable -- and can be so tragic

I am one of those very rare native Floridians. Growing up in Coral Gables, my family spent every summer in Naples.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Theater, Arts

Marco Eagle

Guest column: Guadalupe Center: Look How Far We'Ve Come

As with any milestone, it is always nice to remember and reflect on the achievements and events of the past, present and future.

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Related Topix: Immokalee, FL

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Naples Daily News

Suspect accused of pulling gun, threatening driver

Collier County sheriff's deputies arrested a North Naples man on Friday after they say he pointed a gun at people in another car and then told them to "learn how to drive or get shot."

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Related Topix: Naples, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Driver in Alligator Alley crash faces child neglect charges

The driver involved in a crash along Alligator Alley Thursday afternoon was arrested for not having a valid driver's license and is also charged with child neglect.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Naples Daily News

Collier, Lee see more mail ballots than expected for former Rep. Trey Radel's seat

Corey Perrine/Staff Kevin Turner sets up a seated voting booth Friday, Oct. 26, at the Collier County Public Library headquarters branch in Naples.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Naples, FL, Bonita Springs, FL, Bokeelia, FL, Estero, FL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Naples Daily News

Pedal to the metal as RaceTrac, others build new gas stations in Collier, Lee

Your go-to hub for the latest news, announcements and in-depth reporting about the development and construction industry in Southwest Florida.

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Related Topix: Florida, Naples, FL, Lee County, FL, Bonita Springs, FL, Fort Myers, FL

Naples Daily News

Rosales Trejo first-degree murder trial on hold again

Scott McIntyre/Staff Mario Rosales Trejo enters his court appearance at the Collier County Courthouse on Monday Aug. 19, 2013.

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