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48 min ago | Naples Daily News

Lee deputies work to make streets safer The infrastructure has...

Deputy Frank Flynn, of the Lee County Sheriff's Office, writes a citation for a seat belt violation and no license or proof of insurance to a motorist on Old U.S. 41 on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Bonita Springs.

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Related Topix: Bonita Springs, FL

48 min ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

EXCLUSIVE: An inside look at Child Protection teams

The Department of Children and Families tells WINK News, a Cape Coral infant, allegedly shaken by his father, continues to fight for his life in a Miami hospital.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Charlotte County, FL, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

1 hr ago | Naples Daily News

Morning report: Tuesday traffic and weather The Collier County...

Naples, Fla. - a- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is conducting traffic enforcement at the following locations: Immokalee Road and Logan Boulevard, red light running; Everglades Boulevard and Oil Well Road, speeding; and Radio and Livingston roads, red light running; a- The Lee County Sheriff's Office's Traffic Unit will target at least one of ... (more)

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

5 hrs ago | NBC2 News

RSW shows more passenger travel

More air travelers used the airport last month than a year ago June 2013, up 1.2 percent.

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

9 hrs ago | Daily Policy Digest

Houses Built Under FEMA Guidelines Suffer More Damage

Houses that are built according to FEMA guidelines suffer more property damage during hurricanes than homes built prior to the guidelines, write Carolyn Dehring, professor at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, and Martin Halek, senior lecturer at the University of Wisconsin's School of Business, for the Cato Institute.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, University of Georgia

12 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

LeeTran holding public meeting today on fare increases

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- LeeTran's fares cover less than 20% of the cost of its service.

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16 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Consumer Report: How to find the best freebies

Lee County, FL.- If you think there is no such thing as a free lunch, think again.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

NBC2 News

Council looking at ordinance to allow Pedicabs in Fort Myers

A Lee County entrepreneur wants to bring a brand new business downtown. Normally you see Pedicabs in big cities and they haven't been allowed in Fort Myers.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, Hillsborough County, FL, Riverview, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Facebook shoopers buyer beware

FORT MYERS, FL.,Buyer beware if you shop online. A Lee County man says he just got ripped off using Facebook.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, Lehigh Acres, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

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A Florida election law could keep some voters from deciding certain races in the upcoming primary election.

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Related Topix: US News, Fort Myers, FL, Cape Coral, FL

NBC2 News

Pit bulls accused of stalking Lehigh home, attacking dog

A Lehigh Acres family is recovering Monday after an early morning scare. They say two stray pit bulls stalked their home and attacked their pet dog.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL, Hillsborough County, FL

NBC2 News

Ride on a bike in Florida can be deadly

Florida is a deadly state for bicyclists. According to the National Traffic Safety Administration, 5.2% of deadly crashes in the state involve a bicycle.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Three Oaks, FL, Hillsborough County, FL, Riverview, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Ride on a bike in Florida can be deadly

Florida is a deadly state for bicyclists. According to the National Traffic Safety Administration, 5.2% of deadly crashes in the state involve a bicycle.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Residents want to see change at 'dangerous' intersection

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Residents are calling on change to what they call a "dangerous Lee County intersection."

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Related Topix: McGregor, FL

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Cat survives after being shot, hit by car

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Veterinarians are hoping to turn a disturbing case of animal abuse into an inspiring tale of survival.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

NBC2 News

Body in Upper Captiva plane crash identified

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has identified the body inside the plane that crashed into the Gulf off Upper Captiva Island as the pilot; 62-year-old Gregg Howard of St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Captiva, FL, Florida

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Former Cay Clubs attorney sued in separate case

A former attorney for Cay Clubs Resorts and Marinas has been sued by a Fort Myers lawyer who accuses him of civil fraud for seizing control of her firm.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, Key Largo, FL

Fri Jul 18, 2014

NBC2 News

FMPD hosts Youth Explosion

On Thursday July 24, 2014 between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department will host a "Youth Explosion" at the Dr. Carrie Robinson Center located at 2990 Edison Avenue.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, Air Accidents, North Fort Myers, FL, Naples, FL

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Animal Services seeking information in Cape Coral cruelty case

Lee County Domestic Animal Services is seeking information in a cruelty case that was discovered Thursday, July 17. The partial severed remains of a Siamese cat were found on Northwest 6th Place in Cape Coral.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

SWFL Fugitive back behind bars

Convicted felon Octavius Pullen is back in jail. This time, after deputies say, he broke into a Bonita Springs home, stealing at least ten guns.

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Related Topix: Bonita Springs, FL

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