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9 hrs ago | Capital Soup

DEP surpasses goal to sell $40 million in land sales to benefit conservation

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Division of State Lands has surpassed the goal of selling $40 million of non-conservation land to purchase new, valuable conservation lands. The division finalized the sale of two more state-owned surplus non-conservation lands on Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Broward County, FL, Belle Glade, FL, Palm Beach County, FL, Volusia County, FL

Fri Sep 12, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Editorial: Big Sugar aims for big payoff

U.S. Sugar and its allies are not just interested in influencing an upcoming water policy debate in Tallahassee. They are quietly pursuing big development plans on land the state has an option to buy to protect the Everglades.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam, Rick Scott, US Governors, Okeechobee, FL, Opinion

Southwest Florida Online

$8,000 To Zac Reyna Memorial Playground

The Kiwanis Club of LaBelle was proud to present a total of $8,000 to the Hendry County Recreation Board for the Zac Reyna Memorial Playground; a project that the LaBelle Kiwanis believes in and has physically labored to get the property ready and worked along with other volunteers from the Boy Scout Venturing Crew, St. Mathew's House and many other individuals to help make this dream become a reality. . The Kiwanis motto is "Improving the world, one child and one community at a time".

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Miami Herald

FPL plan to cool nuke canals clears hurdle

Critics demand more scrutiny of the utility's growing water demands at Turkey Point and also opposed a massive development that threatens Everglades restoration. State water managers signed off Thursday on an emergency request for millions more gallons of water to control rising temperatures in cooling canals at Turkey Point - but not before critics urged closer scrutiny of the 168-mile long loop that keeps the nuclear power plant from overheating.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, US National Parks, Biscayne National Park, Miami Dade County, FL, Weather, Rick Scott, US Governors

Sunshine State News

Remember Charlie Crist and Everglades History Correctly

I read with great interest the story on the U.S. Sugar project in Hendry County in Thursday's edition of the Palm Beach Post. While I mostly agree with the editorial , I want to share with my fellow Floridians a few facts that never seem to be discussed in public but are well known to us here in the Glades region.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Florida, Rick Scott, Pahokee, FL, Belle Glade, FL

Lehigh Acres Gazette

Is Proposed Breeding Facility a threat to Lehigh Acres Florida?

Animal Defenders International claim there's a business in Mauritius, a small island off the coast of Africa, that's working on plans to supply wild monkeys to a proposed breeding facility in Hendry County, Florida.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Transportation non-profit seeks more funding from Lee County

Good Wheels drivers have been picking up the elderly and disabled in Lee County since 1990, taking them to area hospitals and doctors offices for appointments, among other services. It later expanded to Hendry and Glades counties.

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Related Topix: Lee County, FL, Glades County, FL, Fort Myers Beach, FL

Thu Sep 04, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

17th panther dies on southwest Florida roads

A Florida panther was hit and killed by a vehicle just north of the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation in Hendry County Tuesday, marking the 17th road kill this year. 17th panther dies on southwest Florida roads A Florida panther was hit and killed by a vehicle just north of the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation in Hendry County Tuesday, marking the 17th road kill this year.

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Related Topix: Florida, Collier County, FL, Clewiston, FL

Wed Sep 03, 2014

NBC2 News

Panther fatally struck by vehicle in Hendry County

A 3 to 4-year-old un-collared female panther was found Tuesday on CR-833 just north of the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation boundary in Hendry County, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

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Related Topix: Florida, Violent Crime

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Panther killed in southwest Florida

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that the 3-year-year-old uncollared female was found Tuesday in Hendry County, just north of the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Southwest Florida Online

Paskvan And Bobo Receive Awards

The Florida Department of Health in Hendry County had two staff members recognized by the Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida at the 5th Annual Golden Baby Shoe Awards on Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at The Club at Grandezza in Estero, FL.

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Related Topix: Estero, FL, Labelle, FL

Southwest Florida Online

Chris Schmiege Talks On State Forest Recreation

Forest Recreation and Management on Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest. LABELLE, FL.

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Related Topix: Labelle, FL

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Feds file harassment cases against 2 Florida firms

The cases were filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Miami against Windmill Farms Nursery in Zolfo Springs and Moreno Farms, which has facilities in Hendry County.

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Related Topix: Zolfo Springs, FL

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Southwest Florida Online

Jane Velez-Mitchell And Sen. Dwight Bullard Fight Monkey Breeders

Secret Company Plans Giant Monkey Breeding Plant In Rural Hendry County LABELLE, FL.

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Related Topix: Jane Velez-Mitchell, Entertainment, Television, Labelle, FL, Lehigh Acres, FL

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