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5 hrs ago | Naples Daily News

ECCL says it's not anti-development

Director of Government Relations Howard Levitan speaks about the importance of public input during an Estero Council of Community Leaders meeting April 11. Laura Gates/Banner Correspondent Although vocal about perceived development blunders, Estero leaders say they are not anti-development, and in fact, have spent more than $15,000 this year to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Estero, FL, Three Oaks, FL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

NBC2 News

Parent upset controversial school counselor received award

Tonight, Lee County is honoring educators for their work. Last week, the district announced the teachers and staff of the year, and the middle school guidance counselor winner caught our attention.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL, Education Etc., Naples, FL, Arcadia, FL

Naples Daily News

New Fort Myers Beach park and ride approved

Sun worshippers looking to avoid driving in bridge traffic on the way to Fort Myers Beach will soon have a new place to park and hop on a LeeTran trolley.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers Beach, FL, Big Box Retailers

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Lee Co. plans to buy land for FMB park and ride facility

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- Lee County plans on buying land for a new park and ride facility on Fort Myers Beach.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers Beach, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

LCSO arrests Estero High School teacher for DUI

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested an Estero High School teacher yesterday morning, for allegedly driving under the influence at 7:00 a.m. Nancy Vaughn, 55, was arrested after failing sobriety tests, and submitting to breathalyzer tests that registered .258 and .273 at 9:11 a.m., according to her arrest report.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Collier man busted in FDLE raid brought back to Lee County

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Collier County man accused of racketeering, money laundering, and extortion appeared before a Lee County judge this morning.

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Related Topix: Collier County, FL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Naples Daily News

Lee commissioners to consider allowing doggie dining

Naples resident David Miller sits with his Bichon Frise named Perki outside the Fifth Avenue Coffee Company while having coffee with friends on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 in Naples.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Destin, FL, Bonita Springs, FL

Naples Daily News

Good neighbors: As eagle family grows, Lee County, others watch

Photo courtesy of Southwest Florida Eagle Cam - A web camera frame grab shows an American bald eagle nest near Bayshore Road in North Fort Myers.

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Related Topix: North Fort Myers, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Naples soldier returns home to a heroes homecoming

LEE COUNTY, Fla.,- It was a homecoming fit for a hero, Captain Lori Gulley stepped off her airplane at Southwest Florida International Airport today, and was greeted by a community who support her mission.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Polk, US Army

NBC2 News

Cape Coral apartment complex fire under investigation

It happened just after 1 a.m. at the Crossings at Cape Coral. When firefighters arrived they broke down walls and pulled out part of the ceiling to prevent the fire from spreading.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Fire, Boat Disaster

WINK-TV Fort Myers

LCSO investigating car into house

South Trail firefighters and the Lee County Sheriff's Office are investigating a car that crashed into a home in the Pine Manor area of Fort Myers.

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Related Topix: Pine Manor, FL, Fort Myers, FL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Motorcyclists ride in annual Pat Healy Poker Run

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Law enforcement officers, military and EMS workers revved their engines for the 10th Annual Pat Healey Fallen Heroes Poker Run.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL

NBC2 News

Deputies investigating shooting in Lee County

Lee County deputies are investigating an overnight shooting. Deputies were on scene at the 1600 block of Heiman Avenue -- just off of Ortiz Avenue.

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Related Topix: Sanibel, FL

NBC2 News

Woman crashes car into Cape canal

Cape Coral police tell us a female driver hit several mailboxes, smashed through a fire hydrant and then crashed the car into a canal on Southeast 20th Lane early Sunday.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Sanibel, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

New Broadway season announced at Barbara B Mann

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Next year's Broadway season at Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall features some classic shows and new favorites.

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Related Topix: Music!, Tony Awards, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Theater, The Phantom of the Opera, Fort Myers, FL

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Examiner.com

First time 2014 film festival to be held in SW Florida

On April 12, 2014, the Bonita Nature Place announced that they will hold their first annual film festival .

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Related Topix: Bonita Springs, FL

NBC2 News

Deputies investigating car in Lehigh canal

For an unknown reason the vehicle left the roadway, drove into the sidewalk and grassy area and ended up in a canal.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL

Naples Daily News

Pedal to the metal as RaceTrac, others build new gas stations in Collier, Lee

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, Naples, FL, Collier County, FL, Bonita Springs, FL, Fort Myers, FL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Guest opinion: Keeping rural Lee...

GreenPointe, the developer of River Hall in east Lee County, is again attempting to add 1,000 dwelling units to River Hall, a 70-plus percent increase.

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Related Topix: Estero, FL, Opinion

NBC2 News

Fugitive Friday: 04/11/14

If you know anything about these fugitives, you can earn up to $1,000 by calling Crime Stoppers at 780-TIPS.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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