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2 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Cease-fire broken in Middle East

A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers may have been abducted.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Pine Ridge, FL, Fort Myers, FL

6 hrs ago | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber to host - 2014 Summer Job Fair'...

The Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce invites the community to its 2014 Summer Job Fair Thursday, Aug. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Hodges University Fort Myers Campus, located at 4501 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers.

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Related Topix: Florida, Hodges University, Fort Myers, FL, Lee County, FL

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

US Surgeon General issues call to action over skin cancer

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- From our beautiful beaches to lush golf courses, most of what's great about Southwest Florida takes place outdoors.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Pursuit ends with a crash on Sabal Palm Rd. at Collier Blvd.

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's deputies suffered minor injuries during a violent pursuit on Sabal Palm Road at Collier Blvd. this afternoon.

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Naples Daily News

Morning Report: Traffic, weather, daily preview Traffic, weather and a look ahead at Thursday

Weather: We have more onshore flow on Thursday, which will again bring scattered activity in coastal areas in the morning hours.

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Related Topix: Lee County, FL

Naples Daily News

Editorial: Experienced teacher for School Board Collier County School Board | District 1

The Naples Daily News Editorial Board interviews Kathleen Greenawalt. She is a candidate for the Collier School Board District 1 seat.

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Related Topix: Opinion

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Ex-wife of slain officer granted restraining order

The ex-wife of a Naples police officer, killed in a domestic violence shooting earlier this month, has been granted a restraining order.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Lee County, FL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

NBC2 News

Golden Gate Estates 50-acre brush fire contained

Someone burning trash in their yard and leaving that fire unattended started a brush fire that scorched 50 acres in Collier County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Golden Gate, FL, Sarasota County, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Burning trash sparked Golden Gate Estates brush fire

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Fire Chief of the East Naples Golden Gate fire department said the fire started by a resident who was burning trash on the property.

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Related Topix: Fire, Golden Gate, FL, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

WWGR-FM Fort Myers

City of Naples Life Jacket Loaner Program Launch

For the freshest local produce, foods, flowers, soaps, handmade items, and more - and the best people watching.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Drink, Coffee, Fort Myers, FL

The Miami Herald

Ethics complaints against Crist and Scott tossed

The commission tossed a complaint filed by a top Republican Party of Florida official that alleged that Crist misused his office in December 2010 when he appointed a partner in the Morgan & Morgan law firm to a panel that nominates judges for appointment.

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Naples Daily News

Collier task force to address fall injuries After seeing increases in ...

"It's a huge problem," said Jorge Aguilera, deputy chief of medical services at the North Naples fire department.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Naples Daily News

Patton to head Collier schools through 2018 The Collier County School ...

Corey Perrine/Staff Superintendent Kamela Patton listens during a Collier County School Board meeting Tuesday at the Martin Luther King Jr. Administrative Center in Naples.

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Related Topix: Martin Luther King, Jr., Naples, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

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WINK News has new information about a frightening social media trend that's sexually exploiting children in Collier County.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

NBC2 News

Bicyclist hit in Naples at busy intersection

We are getting word of a crash involving a bicyclist and vehicle at the intersection of Livingston Road and Immokalee Road.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Lehigh Acres, FL, Sarasota County, FL

Naples Daily News

SunTrust office building in Pelican Bay sold The seven-story SunTrust ...

A long-held office tower in Pelican Bay has changed hands, marking one of the largest commercial sales of its kind in Naples this year.

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Related Topix: Pelican Bay, FL, Naples, FL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Naples Daily News

Immokalee man accused of stabbing cousin An Immokalee man was...

Collier County deputies received a report of an injured person around 2:45 a.m. at a home on the 1600 block of Eighth Avenue North in Immokalee.

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Related Topix: Immokalee, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Man arrested for allegedly stealing Collier Judge's identity

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- "Stealing identities is a bad idea. There's an epidemic of it.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Naples Airport pond work is part of bigger plan for safety

"The water going out should be two to three times cleaner," said Scott Brady, project manager.

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Naples Daily News

Collier tourist spending up 11 percent this year Collier County has...

From January through June, their spending grew 11.4 percent compared with a year earlier, to more than $1.13 billion, according to a report by Tampa-based Research Data Services Inc. "This is in fact a record level for us, no matter which way you look," said Walter Klages, the research firm's president, at a Collier Tourist Development Council ... (more)

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Florida

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