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1 hr ago | Naples Daily News

Curt Clawson calls for unity in victory speech, Lizbeth Benacquisto concurs.

Scott McIntyre/Staff Curt Clawson celebrates along with a cheering crowd at his election party at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs after officially winning the special election for Congressional District 19 Republican congressman on Tuesday April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Bonita Springs, FL, Florida, Collier County, FL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Lee County Elections Office rolls out 'poll pads'

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County had about a 33% voter turnout for the Republican Primary election for the district 19 congressional seat, and voters saw new technology at the polls.

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Naples Daily News

SalusCare to Offer Screenings in Cape Coral

This story is contributed by a member of the Naples community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Naples Daily News April 28, SalusCare, Inc., the region's leading provider of treatment for mental health and substance use disorders, will begin offering screenings for first-time, non-emergency patients at its Cape Coral office at 1105 ... (more)

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

Naples Daily News

Live Updates: Sights and sounds from District 19 primary special election

Lizbeth Benacquisto of Fort Myers, Curt Clawson of Bonita Springs, Michael Dreikorn of Bokeelia and Paige Kreegel of Estero and Punta Gorda - are vying for their party's nomination in today's primary special election.

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Related Topix: Bonita Springs, FL, Bokeelia, FL, Estero, FL, Collier County, FL

NBC2 News

Cow stuck in thick mud rescued

Mud was no match for an emergency team that rescued a cow from the thick muck. The rescue occurred Monday at Colonial Boulevard and Treeline Avenue in Fort Myers.

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

NBC2 News

Special primary election in Southwest Florida

Today is the day for voters in Southwest Florida to head to the polls to pick a GOP nominee for a congressional seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Collier County, FL, Fort Myers, FL

Naples Daily News

It's Your Business: Neal Communities sales surpass 125 at Reflection Lakes

Neal Communities has closed on the sale of 129 home sites with lake and preserve views in the gated community of Reflection Lakes, off Collier Boulevard east of Naples, company officials said.

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Related Topix: Marco Island, FL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Florida Bar Journal

The Florida Bar - Daily News Summary - April 21, 2014

An electronic digest of media coverage of interest to members of The Florida Bar compiled each workday by the Public Information and Bar Services Department.

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Related Topix: Florida, Ocala, FL, Marion County, FL, Orlando, FL

NBC2 News

Argument in Cape turns violent, results in arrest

Officers responded to 2829 NW 19th Avenue on a disturbance call Sunday. When officers arrived, the victim advised that guests at his home may have stolen items while staying there.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Sanibel, FL, Drugs

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Help police ID Lee County credit card fraud suspects

The Cape Coral Police Department needs your help identifying two suspects who used a stolen credit card at several locations in Lee County.

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

Sun Apr 20, 2014

NBC2 News

21 injured when car crashes into Fort Myers church

Twenty-one people were injured Sunday night when a car crashed into a church in Fort Myers.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, Drugs, Marijuana

Naples Daily News

The week ahead in state and local government: April 21 to April 25

Here's a look at some of the events and major state and Southwest Florida government meetings that could generate news reports in the coming week: a- Collier County schools will continue administering the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Florida, Collier County, FL, Bonita Springs, FL, Strategy, Electronic

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Family talks about 'All Our Children' story in News-Press

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A story about faith, family and fertility follows the Anderson family of Cape Coral, and begins today in the News-Press.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Naples Daily News

More than 10,000 Collier, Lee Republicans vote early in congressional election

"I didn't know who I was voting for until I put pen to paper," she said after voting at the Bonita Springs Elections Office on U.S. 41. Lombardo, of Bonita Springs, was one of 720 Lee County residents and 637 Collier residents who voted Saturday to fill the seat left vacant by former U.S. Rep. Trey Radel, who resigned in January after a highly ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bonita Springs, FL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Fort Myers, FL, Bokeelia, FL

NBC2 News

Bicyclist injured in Treeline Ave. crash

A bicyclist was taken to the hospital early Saturday morning after being struck by an SUV.

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

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Community comes together for 'Strides for Stella'

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Strides for Stella was organized by 20 Florida Gulf Coast University students that are taking a course called Foundations of Civic Engagement.

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Related Topix: Florida Gulf Coast University, Bonita Springs, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Press reporter analyzes exclusive poll results

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- News-Press political reporter Heather Wysocki joined us live in the studio to talk about the results of an exclusive WINK News/ News-Press congressional poll.

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Cape Coral Daily Breeze

RSW passenger totals for March up 2.8 percent

During March, 1,147,059 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 2.8 percent compared to March 2013.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Naples Daily News

Congressional District 19: Candidates at a glance -- VIDEOS

Corey Perrine/Staff From left, State Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto, Curt Clawson, Dr. Michael Dreikorn, and Dr. Paige Kreegel are present for the two hour televised moderated debate for the Congressional District 19 Republican candidacy Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the Lee County School District Headquarters in Fort Myers.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, Florida, Bonita Springs, FL, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, University, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Lehigh Acres man dresses as Jesus on Good Friday

WINK News learned Lathan Gareiss walked down Lee Boulevard dressed the part dragging a cross.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL

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