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8 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | Capital Soup

Attorney General Pam Bondi to Host Consumer Protection Fair for Seniors Sept. 5th in Naples

Attorney General Pam Bondi will host a Consumer Protection Fair for Seniors on Friday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Lely, FL, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

22 hrs ago | Coastal Breeze News

MIHS Alley Proposal - Part II

During its Aug. 1 regular meeting, the city of Marco Island Planning Board approved a proposal from the Marco Island Historical Society to name 11 currently unnamed alleys around the island after major players in Marco's history.

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Related Topix: Marco Island, FL, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Naples, FL

Yesterday | Coastal Breeze News

High Praise for NCH Physicians

Today, I'd like to pay tribute - "give props" for you younger readers - to the 111-strong NCH Physician Group, which has become by far the biggest group practice in Collier County from Bonita to southeast Collier County and Marco Island, and continues to grow in multiple ways.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Voters say 'No' to merging Isles of Capri with East Naples

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Isles of Capri firefighters couldn't hide their excitement Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Golden Gate, FL, Fire

NBC2 News

Apology sought after GCHS students say what happened in assembly

Students at Gulf Coast High School are asking for an apology to the entire class because of what an assistant principal allegedly said at a junior class assembly.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Naples, FL, Lee County, FL, Lehigh Acres, FL

Naples Daily News

Morning report: Tuesday traffic and weather Here's a look at your...

NAPLES, Fla. - a- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is conducting traffic enforcement at the following locations: Naples Boulevard and Pine Ridge Road in North Naples aggressive driving; Old 41 Road and U.S. 41 North in North Naples speeding; White Boulevard and 29th Street SW in Golden Gate Estates speeding a- The Lee County Sheriff's Office's ... (more)

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

NBC2 News

Naples police activity report

The incident occurred sometime between 8/20/2014 and 8/25/2014. The case has been forwarded to detectives for further investigation.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Lee County, FL

Coastal Breeze News

Public Safety Center on Alligator Alley

Collier County Bureau of Emergency Services staff has announced that construction of the long-awaited Public Safety Center fire station facility on Alligator Alley is nearing completion.

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Related Topix: Fire, Rick Scott, US Governors

NBC2 News

Primary election day in Southwest Florida

Voters in Southwest Florida can head to the polls beginning at 7 a.m. as primary election day gets underway.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Naples, FL

The Miami Herald

2 panther kittens found dead in southwest Florida

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that the first kitten was found Sunday morning along Immokalee Road in Collier County, while the second was discovered across the street that night.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The News-Press

Nonbinding referendum Tuesday to gauge new community center support

On Aug. 26, voters on the island will be faced with not only a decision on whom to elect to the school board, judges, or whom to nominate for their party's place on the November ballot in the national election.

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Naples Daily News

Polls open Tuesday, several seats to be decided For some candidates,...

For some candidates, the campaigning ends Tuesday; for others, the primary is just one stop on the road to Election Day.

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NBC2 News

Collier teacher accused of sleeping in class, using profanity

A math teacher at Palmetto Ridge High School accused of falling asleep in class was not allowed to return to school last week after Collier County school officials declined to renew her contract.

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

Capital Soup

Steyer's New Ads Boomerang to Hit Crist

The first attack ad on Governor Scott from Obama-ally Tom Steyer was such a failure that at least one television station What does Steyer do next? Roll out two new ads that boomerang back on the candidate Barack Obama called on him to save: Charlie Crist.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The News-Press

Pooch turns 2; birthday party raises 1,000 pounds of food for animal shelter

Gail Cochran, right, helps her dog, Gypsy Sue, get up to the table to look at her pooch birthday cake.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Opinion

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

4 month-old panther found dead in Collier County

COLLIER COUNTY, Fl.- The remains of a 4-month-old panther were found on Immokalee Road, near the entrance to Bonita Bay Club East Sunday.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Beer theft lands woman in jail

A Collier County woman is in jail after she is accused of stealing a 4-pack of Steel Reserve beer Friday night from Roses Food Mart in Naples.

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NBC2 News

Beer theft lands woman in jail

A Collier County woman is in jail after she is accused of stealing a 4-pack of Steel Reserve beer Friday night from Roses Food Mart in Naples.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Lee County, FL

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Bonita city council to evaluate beach ownership

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- It is safe to say, during peak times of the year, Bonita Beach entertains a lot of people.

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Related Topix: Bonita Springs, FL

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