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13 min ago | Examiner.com

Fla AG candidate accuses elections office of 'steering' to certain candidates

Yesterday, July 21, 2014, Florida Attorney General candidate Bill Wohlsifer took to his campaign website blog to publicly shame the Collier County Supervisor of Elections office.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Al Gore

1 hr ago | Naples Daily News

Morning report: Tuesday traffic and weather The Collier County...

Naples, Fla. - a- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is conducting traffic enforcement at the following locations: Immokalee Road and Logan Boulevard, red light running; Everglades Boulevard and Oil Well Road, speeding; and Radio and Livingston roads, red light running; a- The Lee County Sheriff's Office's Traffic Unit will target at least one of ... (more)

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Improved I-75 rest stop to offer emergency services

A spokeswoman with the Florida Department of Transportation says the rest stop for drivers at mile 63 on Alligator Alley will reopen toward the end of August.

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Naples Daily News

Medical Society ask doctors about patient weight The obesity and...

The obesity and overweight problem plaguing Southwest Florida, a microcosm of what's happening nationwide, has been a debate among public health officials.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

The News-Press

Capri connection: Town hall meeting considers fire district merger questions

That was the business at hand in the Capri Community Center on July 10 when a poorly attended meeting addressed the possible merger of the Isles of Capri Fire District with East Naples Fire District.

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

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Boaters rescued on Lake Trafford

A family from Immokalee is thanking first responders after they found themselves stranded on Lake Trafford in eastern Collier County.

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Related Topix: Immokalee, FL, Weather

WINK-TV Fort Myers

How to track identity theft

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Tracking down several of the victims, WINK News spoke with one family member, who says the call from police threw her niece into a panic.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Social Security, Personal Finance

Capital Soup

FDOT RoadWatch Advisory for US 41 in Collier County, July 23, 2014

US 41 at Castello Drive: Maintenance permit project : Motorists should expect the center and inside southbound lanes closed Wednesday, July 23 from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. for crews to repair asphalt, weather permitting.

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Bradenton.com

Manatee school district jumps 3 spots in state rankings to No. 37

Manatee County schools now rank No. 37 in the state, still within the bottom half of school districts in thestate, but up three spots from last year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Manatee County, FL, Sarasota County, FL, Osceola County, FL, St Lucie County, FL

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NBC2 News

Smokehouse Bay Bridge work promises to slow traffic

Bridge construction is about to begin on the Smokehouse Bay Bridge which promises for a slow drive across this Collier County bridge.

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Related Topix: Marco Island, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Fatal accident shuts down Interstate 75 at mile marker 55

Collier County, FL.- Florida Highway Patrol said a serious accident involving at least one car and a RV has shutdown the northbound lanes of Interstate 75, near the Broward and Collier county line.

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Naples Daily News

Adoptable Pets in SW Florida: July 20, 2014 Adopt your new furry friend today

Brooke's Legacy Animal Rescue Wrangler is a sweet and loving 7-year-old puggle .

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Related Topix: Naples, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Two teens reportedly robbed gas station then crashed car

Cape Coral, FL.- Cape Coral Police said they have arrested two teens believed to have robbed a Marathon gas station, then crashed their getaway car on Interstate 75. Police said at 7 a.m. Saturday a man in a black hooded shirt entered the store in 1500 block of North Del Prado Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Special Olympics Collier Co. hosts Aquatic Games

Special Olympics Collier County is inviting the Collier County Community to come and enjoy a day of fun and sun with the family at its 2014 County Aquatic Games on Saturday July 19th at River Park Aquatic Center 451 11th St. North, Naples 34102.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL

Sat Jul 19, 2014

NBC2 News

Missing Golden Gate Estates man found safe

Gunther was not injured. ------------------------------------------------------ POSTED EARLIER: The Collier County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing 47-year-old man.

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Related Topix: Golden Gate, FL, Naples, FL

Naples Daily News

Political notes from the campaign trail Political notes from the campaign trail in Southwest Florida

Corey Perrine/Staff A worker sets up a voting booth Friday, Oct. 26, at the Collier County Public Library headquarters branch.

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

Naples Daily News

Collier re-writing old gas station zoning laws In light of public...

Workers are seen finishing work on a gas station Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at RaceTrac at 1150 Airport-Pulling Rd. in Naples, Fla.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL

NBC2 News

Development funds sought in Gardner's Park neighborhood

She works at Unit A. It's an art gallery near MLK Boulevard and Evans Avenue in Fort Myers.

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

Patch.com

Police Searching for Missing Naples Girl

Police need help in locating a Southwest Florida missing teen. Deputies at the Collier County Sheriff's Office in Naples are searching for Nicole Jeanne Pierson, 16, who was reported missing from her Naples home just before 10 a.m. Friday.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL

Naples Daily News

Deputies: Man fled at 120 mph, ended up in ditch An East Naples man...

An East Naples man who fled from deputies at over 120 mph Thursday was arrested after he lost control of his Lexus and ended up a ditch, according to the Collier County Sheriff's Office.

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