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2 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Testing debate will be front and center in Collier County

The testing debate that's been playing out in Lee County will be front and center when a new board member takes over her seat in Collier County.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Scott

2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-checking the latest NextGen attack on Gov. Rick Scott

NextGen Climate, a deep-pocketed, proenvironmental group, has unleashed another attack on Gov. Rick Scott as it relates to a drilling project that the state ultimately shut down.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Florida

4 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Naples police activity report

Management reported the television from the fitness center had been unlawfully removed.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Drugs

8 hrs ago | The News-Press

Novelist Randy Wayne White rivets audience with fact/fiction tales

August and September are considered low season on Marco, but one would never know it by the crowd of fans who turned out at Sunshine Booksellers to meet and greet author Randy Wayne White.

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Related Topix: Marco Island, FL, Immokalee, FL

8 hrs ago | The News-Press

Novelist Randy Wayne White rivets audience with fact/fiction tales

August and September are considered low season on Marco, but one would never know it by the crowd of fans who turned out at Sunshine Booksellers to meet and greet author Randy Wayne White.

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Related Topix: Marco Island, FL, Immokalee, FL

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Gulfshore Life

In the Spotlight: Why Bother Here, Democrats?

April Freeman lost in the July special election to fill Trey Radel's vacated Congressional seat.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Lee County, FL, Florida

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

T-shirts to raise awareness for depression and suicide

Suicide takes the lives of about 30,000 Americans every year. Barron Collier High School senior Carson Gallops' cousin was one of them.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Naples, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Man arrested in connection to string of Naples burglaries

Naples Police are reporting a rash of burglaries and thefts after 15 residences in the Royal Harbor neighborhood have been targeted since July.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Deputies investigating rash of vehicle fires at E. Naples apartment complex

A crime alert has a community on edge in East Naples. Deputies are trying to catch the person or people who are setting cars on fire in an apartment complex.

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NBC2 News

Fort Myers considers partnerships for Imaginarium, Skatium

Fort Myers leaders say the city loses out a $1 million each year while running two businesses - the Imaginarium and the Skatium.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, Lee County, FL

Naples Daily News

Bonita seeing - incredible' construction boom There has been a big...

"So far this year, Bonita Springs has already reached what they did for all of last year," said Peter Haigis, a building official for the Bonita Springs Community Development.

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Related Topix: Bonita Springs, FL, Lee County, FL

NBC2 News

Routine traffic stop leads to $350K cocaine bust in Collier

Collier County deputies say they found 22 pounds of cocaine worth $350,000 during a routine traffic stop on Golden Gate Boulevard on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Lee County, FL, Cape Coral, FL

Naples Daily News

Morning report: Traffic and weather for TGIF Here's a look at...

A couple of showers will be possible along the coast in the morning, but the better chance for activity will be in the afternoon.

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Related Topix: Lee County, FL, Golden Gate, FL, Naples, FL, Matlacha, FL

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Naples Daily News

Agencies probe how 90-year-old got left outside He should have been...

He should have been checked on every 15 minutes by a staffer but wasn't, so a 90-year-old wheelchair-bound man was left in the sun for three hours at the Aristocrat in North Naples, an advocacy group said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Bonita Springs, FL

NBC2 News

Uniforms donated to Collier schools for students in need

Even though they've been back in class for nearly two weeks, many kids still don't have the basic necessities.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Florida, Lee County, FL

Coastal Breeze News

Collier County Museums Celebrates the Life and Art of Rob Storter

The Marco Island Historical Museum presents Rob Storter's " Artwork of the Everglades ", an illustrated guide to the Everglades history.

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Related Topix: Marco Island, FL, Everglades-City, FL, Immokalee, FL

Coastal Breeze News

Collier County

Crews continue paving throughout the project. THE ENTIRE REST AREA IS CLOSED UNTIL PROJECT COMPLETION, ESTIMATED FALL 2014.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Big Cypress National Preserve

Naples Daily News

Mackle Park: More work ahead Marco Islanda s voters approved a...

Marco Island's voters approved a referendum to renovate the Mackle Park community center, in the only island-specific contest on Tuesday's ballot.

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Related Topix: Marco Island, FL

Coastal Breeze News

Local Referendums Have Surprise Endings

Prior to Tuesday, Aug. 26, most folks were calling the referendums on Marco Island and Isles of Capri too close to call.

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Related Topix: Marco Island, FL, Golden Gate, FL

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

CCSO investigating nursing home after man outside for hours

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Only WINK News went inside a North Naples nursing home Wednesday, pressing administrators for answers after detectives said a 90 year old resident was left outside in 90 degree heat, forgotten about for three hours.

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