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1 hr ago | Boca News Now

FAU Summer Commencement Set

The ceremonies are scheduled for 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m. in the Carole and Barry Kaye Auditorium, FAU's Student Union, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

5 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Collier County schools consider policy change on gun crimes

Recent off-campus incidents involving students with misdemeanor weapons charges are raising concerns.

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7 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Man arrested for setting Collier crime scene van on fire

Collier County deputies arrested a 21-year-old man after they say he set a crime scene investigation van on fire early Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Fire, Golden Gate, FL

8 hrs ago | The News-Press

Revised hurricane guide now available

It was unveiled and launched at a press conference Friday Aug. 1, and is available at the following locations: MICA offices at Mutual of Omaha Bank; Residents' Beach; City Hall; City Fire Rescue department; city Police Department; the Marco library, and the tax collector's office on Winterberry Drive.

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8 hrs ago | The News-Press

Revised hurricane guide now available

Not short and sweet, but short, sharp and to the point. This is the idea behind a new hurricane guide formulated specifically for residents by the Marco Island Civic Association.

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Related Topix: Marco Island, FL

10 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Deputies need information on Bonita Springs home invasion

Information from the Lee County Sheriff's Office: Robbery detectives are on the hunt for three men that committed an armed home invasion robbery last Wednesday night in The Colony.

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Related Topix: Bonita Springs, FL

12 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

2012 Collier County murder remains unsolved

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is still trying to find out who killed 48-year-old Joseph Godcharles on August 1, 2012.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays

15 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

19 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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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

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