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Saturday Aug 16 | St. Petersburg Times

In proud Hendry, Florida's hardest-hit county searches for economic boost

Beyond the relentless fields of sugar cane stalks, past the sign heralding Clewiston as "America's Sweetest City," just south of a cluster of aged mobile homes and modest ranch-style houses sits the weather-worn Lighthouse Apostolic Church.

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Related Topix: Florida, Clewiston, FL, Okeechobee, FL, Standardized Testing, Education

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sunshine State News

Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged at 6.2 Percent

According to the latest report released Friday from the Department of Economic Opportunity, the state added 2,100 private-sector jobs in July.

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Related Topix: Florida, Okaloosa County, FL, Hamilton County, FL, Flagler County, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Southwest Florida Online

U.S. Sugar Wants Control Of Huge Land Area To Write It's Own Rules?

Giant Master Plan Sought By Sugar Producer CLEWISTON, FL. -- U.S. Sugar Corp. of Clewiston is asking to get approval from government agencies for a huge 66 year master plan including over 43,313 acres of land it owns with a portion owned by another large agricultural company, Hilliard Brothers.

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Related Topix: Clewiston, FL, Labelle, FL, Palm Beach County, FL, West Palm Beach, FL

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Southwest Florida Online

Fruits And Vegetables At Library

The Florida Department of Health in Hendry County facilitated a "Fruits/Veggies & Get Moving!" presentation at the Barron Library in LaBelle.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Top 10 Most Wanted Florida Criminals Caught

One of Southwest Florida Crimestoppers 10 most wanted criminals is now in custody.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007

Thu Aug 07, 2014

NBC2 News

14th panther dies after vehicle collission

The two-year-old female panther was uncolored and her remains were collected on Wednesday from CR833 in Hendry County, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

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Related Topix: Florida, Lee County, FL

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Florida panther dies after colliding with vehicle

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the remains of the 2-year-old female panther were collected Wednesday from a Hendry County road.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Lehigh Acres Gazette

When to Start Fall Crops

The Lehigh Acres Edible Gardening Exchange's August speaker will beGene McAvoy, Hendry County Extension Director and the Regional Specialized Vegetable Extension Agent in the five-county area of Southwest Florida (Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Lee.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL, Home Gardening, Home, University of Florida, Immokalee, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NBC2 News

Forecast: Tracking a few morning downpours Sunday

Our rain chances will start to free fall later today, but we'll still have some spotty downpours to track through our Sunday morning, particularly for areas close to the coast.

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Related Topix: Collier County, FL, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Weather

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