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2 hrs ago | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber to host - 2014 Summer Job Fair'...

The Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce invites the community to its 2014 Summer Job Fair Thursday, Aug. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Hodges University Fort Myers Campus, located at 4501 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers.

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Related Topix: Florida, Hodges University, Fort Myers, FL, Collier County, FL

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Summer's not quite over ...

Although the thought of another school year is in the forefront, families still have an abundance of opportunities to engage in throughout Lee County for some extended fun before classroom learning begins.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Family, Kids, Life, Hobbies, Crafts

NBC2 News

Lehigh Acres woman found 'not guilty' of animal neglect

A Lehigh Acres woman accused of leaving a dozen dogs in a garage without food or water is innocent.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Lehigh Acres, FL, Port Charlotte, FL, Fort Myers, FL

NBC2 News

Lee Co. superintendent addresses delay with bell schedule

After weeks of waiting, parents with kids attending one of the nine Lee County schools on the "low 300 list" learned the new bell schedules on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Port Charlotte, FL, Fort Myers, FL, Hernando County, FL

Naples Daily News

Lee County schools out of space The Lee County School District will...

And while district officials project eight schools need to be built in the next seven to 10 years, a shrinking capital budget means the district has no construction plans in its tentative five-year spending plan.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Estero, FL, Fort Myers, FL, Bonita Springs, FL, Cape Coral, FL

WCTV Tallahassee

Man Charged in Death of Transgender Woman

Police reports in southwest Florida indicate a man accused in the slaying of a transgender woman may have been angry she outed him on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Fort Myers, FL

NBC2 News

Fugitive sought in Fort Myers

Bruce Martin, 38, recently evaded authorities. Martin is described as a career offender who has spent more than a decade in state prison and most of his adult life embedded in a life of crime.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, State Prisons, Prison

Naples Daily News

Morning Report: Traffic, weather, daily preview Traffic, weather and a look ahead at Thursday

Weather: We have more onshore flow on Thursday, which will again bring scattered activity in coastal areas in the morning hours.

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Related Topix: Collier County, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Ex-wife of slain officer granted restraining order

The ex-wife of a Naples police officer, killed in a domestic violence shooting earlier this month, has been granted a restraining order.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Collier County, FL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Golf courses to get faster 911 response

A medical emergency can happen anywhere. If someone gets hurt on the golf course, sometimes that means it they are a long distance from the clubhouse.

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Related Topix: Estero, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Naples masseuse busted offering sexual services to detective

It happened on Tuesday at the Queen Spa at U.S. 41 and Central Avenue. Wink News found out Jianping Liu was back to work serving clients a day after police arrested her for prostitution.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bonita Springs, FL

NBC2 News

Lee County parent to opt children out of standardized testing

A Lee County School board member wants to opt his children out of standardized testing.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Fort Myers, FL, North Fort Myers, FL, Family, Kids

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Joseph has named Jamil Zabaneh as the ... )--Fitch Ratings has upgraded Caesars Entertainment Operating Company.

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NBC2 News

Call to action to curb skin cancer

Experts say UV radiation from sunlight or tanning beds is the biggest cause.Doctors say consumers need to be vigilant about using a broad spectrum sunscreen and reapply it every few hours.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, Nigeria, World News,

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Lurking red tide bloom generates gloomy outlook

The largest red tide bloom recorded in Florida waters since 2006 is lingering in the Gulf of Mexico and could move south over the next few days.

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Related Topix: Florida, Sanibel, FL, Captiva, FL, Hernando County, FL, Okeechobee, FL

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Hunger relief

The Harry Chapin Food Bank is preparing for the upcoming school year and the fight against childhood hunger, and once again an area supermarket chain is leading the charge.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Council discusses domestic partnership registry

Even before a formal presentation was delivered Monday night, a dozen people paraded before City Council favoring the establishment of a domestic partnership registry in Cape Coral.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Sarasota, FL, Florida

Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Lee County Housing Authority

Christine Rodriguez, 36, of Lehigh Acres, is the executive director of the Tri-County Apprenticeship Academy.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL, Alva, FL

Lehigh Acres Gazette

New Home Needed to Save Free Medical Clinic

Compassionate Care Clinic in Lehigh Ares opened nearly three year ago. Since then the clinic has scheduled more than 2200 doctor visits.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

LCSO seeks witnesses to Estero bicycle accident

ESTERO, Fla.- Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit are looking for witnesses to a bicycle crash that happened Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Estero, FL

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