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Yesterday | NBC2 News

Protestors rally against building a power plant in Everglades

We spoke to key players about controversial plans to build a power plant in the Everglades.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Southwest Florida Online

Killing Being Investigated - Cash Reward For Information

Highlands County Sheriff's Detectives are investigating a shooting of a Moore Haven man that occurred early Monday morning in the Highway Park neighborhood of Lake Placid.

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Related Topix: Highlands County, FL, Moore Haven, FL, Lake Placid, FL

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Front www.keysnet.com

Keys jobless rate rises in March but it's still tied for lowest among all 67 counties in Florida

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Friday that while the number of people with jobs has increased, the state's unemployment mark rose from 6.2 percent in February to 6.3 percent in March.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Suspect sought in LaBelle vehicle burglaries

Hendry County deputies are looking for a suspect involved in numerous vehicle burglaries in LaBelle.

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Related Topix: Labelle, FL

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Naples Daily News

Immokalee agricultural research center still hoping to get seed money to expand

Agriculture assistant Lucas Vidaurri at the Southwest Florida Research & Education Center in Immokalee applies herbicide on plants affected by citrus greening in August 2009.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Immokalee, FL, Florida, University of Florida, Collier County, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Research primates abuse

As opposing parties duke it out in court over the use of primates in research, we urge people not to lose sight of the animals The owner of Worldwide Primates was convicted of animal smuggling, yet continues to sell monkeys for research.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

TCPalm

Kathleen Roberts running for Martin County judge

Experience: Martin County judge from 2006 to present, presiding over criminal and civil cases.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, University of Florida

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Crash kills 1, injures 6 others in Hendry County

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- A Moore Haven woman faces vehicular homicide charges after a fatal accident that happened yesterday on US 27 at CR 720.

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Related Topix: Moore Haven, FL, Glades County, FL

The News-Press

Florida panther death reported in Hendry County

A male Florida panther died Thursday night after being hit by a vehicle in Hendry County, the ninth overall death this year and the fifth by road kill.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Naples Daily News

Oil company's plan for explosions in prime panther habitat draws protest

Your go-to hub for the latest news, announcements and in-depth reporting about the development and construction industry in Southwest Florida.

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Related Topix: Florida, Collier County, FL, Fort Myers, FL

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The News-Press

Anti-drilling group files for administrative hearing

South Florida Wildlands Association petitions Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Tocala LLC over new oil exploration lease.

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Related Topix: Collier County, FL

NBC2 News

Candidates turn to family to win voters

Are you married? Have a mom? Candidates in the Republican primary race for Congress in District 19 are using their families to gain your vote, hoping you can relate to new television advertisements.

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Related Topix: Charlotte County, FL, Punta Gorda, FL

NBC2 News

Hidden camera found in vacation home on Fort Myers Beach

A family vacation on Fort Myers Beach took a disturbing turn after a hidden camera was found inside a rental home.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers Beach, FL, Charlotte County, FL, Punta Gorda, FL

NBC2 News

Lee commissioners decide to move forward with River Hall expansion

Lee County commissioners decided to move forward with expansion plan for the River Hall community in Alva that would add 1,000 homes and condos.

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Related Topix: Lee County, FL, Alva, FL, Charlotte County, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Hendry County deputy arrested in Charlotte County

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office arrested a Hendry County deputy in Punta Gorda Sunday on charges of felony battery.

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Related Topix: Punta Gorda, FL

Southwest Florida Online

Dog Found Hanged In Tree - Man Charged With Animal Cruelty

LaBelle Man Arrested for Animal Cruelty And Marijuana Production LABELLE, FL. -- A man has been arrested in LaBelle, charged with being responsible for the death of a former girlfriend's dog, which was discovered by Hendry deputies hanging in a tree On March 23, 2014, Hendry County Deputies followed up on a complaint of Animal Cruelty in the County ... (more)

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Related Topix: Labelle, FL

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Naples Daily News

Florida considers curtailing expansion of 4-year degrees in state colleges

David Albers/Staff - Lisa Rice-McGarity, a chemistry instructor at Edison State College, speaks with students as the leave her General Chemistry class on Nov. 5, 2013.

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Related Topix: Florida, Health, Macular Degeneration, Collier County, FL, Glades County, FL

St. Augustine Record

County's unemployment rate among lowest in state

St. Johns County was tied with Bradford County with the fifth-lowest unemployment rate in the state in February at 5.2 percent.

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Related Topix: St Johns County, FL, Bradford County, FL, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Rick Scott, US Governors, Flagler County, FL

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Hernando Today

County's jobless rate shoots up again

The 8.6 rate is up from 8.3 percent in January. One year ago, the rate was 9.7 percent.

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Related Topix: Florida, Hernando County, FL, Pinellas County, FL, Pasco County, FL

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

More workers enter job market Nearly 10,000 jobs have been added in...

Nearly 10,000 jobs have been added in Volusia and Flagler counties over the past year as of February, according to a new report.

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Related Topix: Flagler County, FL, Volusia County, FL, Palm Coast, FL

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