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1 hr ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Program teaches kids to be safer pedestrians

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's happening more and more in Lee County and across the country.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

5 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Lee County Mayors meet to talk lightning safety

LEE COUNTY, Fla.,- Southwest Florida storms can turn deadly with a single lightning strike, but local leaders say it doesn't have to be that way.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers Beach, FL

5 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Deputy in fatal crash with teen bicyclist on administrative leave

The Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy who fatally struck a teenager on a bicycle with his cruiser in Cape Coral has been placed on administrative leave with pay, the office announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Port Charlotte, FL, Punta Gorda, FL

8 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Parents ask Lee County to opt out of standardized testing

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Hundreds of people are supporting a move that could mean no more standardized testing for kids in school.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc.

15 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

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LEE COUNTY, Fla.- State Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto will hold onto her seat in district 30 after winning Tuesday's primary.

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19 hrs ago | 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, Collier County, FL, Lehigh Acres, FL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

NBC2 News

Isle of Capri voters oppose fire merger

Isles of Capri residents have proven every vote counts. A proposed fire merger with the East Naples-Golden Gate Fire District will not happen.

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

NBC2 News

LCSO looking for missing Fort Myers woman

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 51-year-old Fort Myers woman.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, 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, Collier County, FL

NBC2 News

Water main break on US-41 in Naples

The City of Naples says the water main became loose and started gushing out water.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Collier County, FL, Lehigh Acres, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Polls now open for primary election

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Polls are open until 7 p.m. tonight across Southwest Florida as voters cast their ballot in a variety of races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Cape Coral, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors

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, Collier County, FL, Golden Gate, FL

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Candidates expect tight Lee commission race in primary

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Three republicans are vying for the nomination for a seat on the Lee County commission.

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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: Collier County, FL, Cape Coral, FL, Boat Disaster

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Operation Open Arms fundraiser comes to the Cape

A long procession of Mini-Coopers, almost 200 of them, made its way over the Midpoint Bridge, turned into the Eco Preserve and stopped at the War Memorial Park.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, Wedding, Cape Coral, FL

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Community calls for safer roads after teen's death

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral residents are demanding change, after 15-year-old Austin Dukette was hit and killed by a Lee County Sheriff's Deputy's cruiser.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL

NBC2 News

Armed robbery suspect in standoff with LCSO

Lee County Sheriff's Office has set up a staging area in the vicinity of Pondella Road in North Fort Myers after an armed robbery suspect failed to come out of the home.

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Related Topix: North Fort Myers, FL, Fort Myers, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

SWAT on scene at N. Fort Myers apartment complex

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a standoff situation in North Fort Myers.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, North Fort Myers, FL

Sat Aug 23, 2014

NBC2 News

FMPD investigating strong-arm robbery

Police say two juveniles approached an elderly woman who was walking to the bus stop.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Bonita Springs, FL, Ocala, FL

Naples Daily News

Bonita council hoping Camuto Group takes bait The Bonita Springs City ...

The Bonita Springs City Council is joining Lee County commissioners' efforts to lure a billion-dollar women's fashion company to the city.

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Related Topix: Bonita Springs, FL, Estero, FL

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