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  1. Spearing fish in the Upper Keys lands him in jail, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | The Miami Herald

    A Clewiston man was jailed on multiple fisheries counts following an illegal spearfishing trip just offshore of the Upper Keys on Sunday, police say. Antonio Maximo Sanchez, 25, was booked into Monroe County Jail on a $10,000 bond on 10 violations, including spearfishing in the Upper Keys - which is illegal - killing an out-of-season snook, and keeping oversized parrotfish and angelfish.

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  2. Obituaries - Billie Borst, James BeesonRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 9 | Southwest Florida Online

    ... sister; Carole Bowman. Visitation will be from 6 pm-8 pm Friday, August 10, 2018, at Akin-Davis Funeral Home in Clewiston. Burial of cremains will be at 3 pm Friday, August 17, 2018, at Ridgelawn Cemetery followed by a celebration of life at the ...

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  3. Threats to Glades communities investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... to prevent the release of details of his education records to guarantee a fair trial. Janet Taylor has lived in Clewiston for more than 70 years. She says reading these posts is nothing new, but still sad. "To think that anybody would think about ...

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  4. Obituaries - Whitehead, Curella, Fields, MorganRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 2 | Southwest Florida Online

    Dorothy Jackson Whitehead passed away to her heavenly home on July 25th, 2018 at Hendry Regional Medical Center in Clewiston, Florida. Mrs. Whitehead was born on April 19, 1929 in Greene County, Tennessee to her parents Charlie and Cora Morrison Jackson.

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  5. Dorothy Jackson WhiteheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | The Greenville Sun

    ... City. She was a charter member of more than 50 years of Clark Street Baptist Church and First Baptist Church of Clewiston when she retired, being active in the Sunday school and choir programs at both churches. Mrs. Whitehead is survived by her son: ...

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  6. Corps to reduce flows from Lake OkeechobeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Palm Beach Post

    ... not something that is easily fixed." Dena Aiello rides her Sea-Doo in the algae laden water on Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Florida, July 10, 2018. "This algae is awful, she said. " (Greg Lovett / The Palm Beach Post)

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  7. Obituaries - McCollum, Gallagher. GonzalezRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Southwest Florida Online

    Ernest B. McCollum, age 88, of Clewiston , passed away July 20, 2018 in Clewiston. He was born May 10, 1930 in Reidsville, NC, to the late Roy Carrie McCollum Sr. He served in the Air Force from 11/13/1951 to 10/28/1955.

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  8. Mario Cortez Dies At 62Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2018 | Southwest Florida Online

    Mario Moreno Cortez of Clewiston, Florida passed away on July 17, 2018 at the age of 62. He was born in Mexico on November 19, 1955 to Everardo Cortez and Luz Maria Cortez. Mario was a loving husband, the best friend anyone could wish for.

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  9. Lake O releases bring algae, but keep Clewiston from floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... risk as much as we can," Campbell added. One of the cities that would be in the path of a catastrophic flood is Clewiston, a town with a history of flooding including a deadly one in the 1920s. "If something would happen to that dike, we'd be ...

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  10. Glades communities: 'Lake O open for business'Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    Areal Flood Advisory issued July 17 at 4:57PM EDT expiring July 17 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Broward "We caught maybe 8, maybe 12, 15 fish," said Skip Simmonds at Roland and Mary Ann Martin's Marina in Clewiston. But they say the perception of the lake is hurting business, especially with an ongoing algae crisis going on on both coasts.

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  11. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... deal. "We caught maybe 8, maybe 12, 15 fish," said Skip Simmonds at Roland and Mary Ann Martin's Marina in Clewiston. But they say the perception of the lake is hurting business, especially with an ongoing algae crisis going on on both coasts. "When ...

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  12. #SlowTheFlow Protect Lake O rally held SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | WPTV Local News

    The Clewiston boat ramp was the site of a rally on Saturday, where a crowd expressed their concerns about algae blooms in Lake Okeechobee.

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  13. Concerned communities converge in ClewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... a caravan of more than 40 cars trekked from Laishley Park in Punta Gorda across 74, through Moore Haven, to the Clewiston Boat Ramp to make a stand for clean water. From the east coast, another group made a similar trip. The assorted group of ...

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  14. 'Slow the flow': Floridians demand action as Lake O situation worsensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... ARS wells, estuary protection wells, all of that needs to be looked at immediately," says Mali Gardner, Mayor of Clewiston. "When people from outside of our community see words written like "toxic lake" it stops people from coming here." Organizers ...

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  15. Protesters gather in Clewiston to fight Lake O water managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Floridians flocked to Clewiston Saturday to demand solutions to the toxic algae problem throughout waterways in the 'Save Our Fisheries Convoy' protest. Fishermen, boaters and kayakers from the Southwest Florida and the east coast of the state packed up and headed straight to the source: Lake Okeechobee.

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  16. Army corps resumes flushing water from Lake OkeechobeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | News Times

    A bird flies past a boat ramp where algae collects at the shore of a canal along Lake Okeechobee, Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Clewiston, Fla. Water releases from Lake Okeechobee toward both Florida coasts will resume Friday amid political backlash and a toxic algae bloom.

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  17. Toxins in algae at "dangerous" levels, expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Palm Beach Post

    ... end of the scale is preferred. A Great Blue Herion stands by blue-green algae on the shores of Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Florida, July 10, 2018. (Greg Lovett / The Palm Beach Post) Dee Ann Miller, a spokeswoman for DEP, said there is frequent ...

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  18. 4 Lake O discharges restart FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Palm Beach Daily News

    Dena Aiello rides her Sea-Doo in the algae laden water on Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Florida, July 10, 2018.

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  19. Higher lake levels could impact vegetationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... for the communities surrounding Lake Okeechobee. Ramon Iglesias at Roland and Mary Ann Martin's Marina in Clewiston continues to push for storage areas north of the lake. "Stop the flows to east and west coast, but did they stop the inflows, that's ...

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  20. Lorena Gay Smith Dies At 60Read the original story

    Jul 8, 2018 | Southwest Florida Online

    Lorena Gay "Tina" Smith, born on March 12,1958 in Parsons, West Virginia, passed from this world to go home to her Savior Jesus on July 5, 2018 in Clewiston, Florida. She loved Clewiston and believed it to be the sweetest of towns.

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