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  1. New tests reveal arsenic did not come from toxic sludgeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NBC2 News

    New revelations were released Tuesday after scientists discover high levels of arsenic found on South Street, is not coming from sludge. Shock and disbelief permeated through the public meeting as one by one, consultants described how arsenic was not the result of sludge dumped by the city of Fort Myers more than 50 years ago.

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  2. Reservoir pipeline proposed to help prevent drought in Cape CoralRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NBC2 News

    Rep. Dane Eagle wants to build the 3.5-mile pipeline to provide additional freshwater supply for the city's canal system. This would increase the water available for irrigation and fire protection.

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  3. 3-year-old girl killed by new family dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC2 News

    A 3-year-old girl in Oklahoma was attacked and killed by a dog her family owned for just a few days. Jason Dodge told KSWO that his daughter, Rylee Marie Dodge, was attacked by the dog at their Duncan home on Sunday.

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  4. Proposed Fort Myers Beach resort one step closer to breaking groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC2 News

    A proposed resort that has been the talk of the town for years in Fort Myers Beach is one step closer to breaking ground. The major redevelopment would change the look on the island's North end and would replace many businesses in the area surrounding Fifth and Crescent Street and a portion of Estero Boulevard.

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  5. Offshore drilling ban may not lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | NBC2 News

    U.S. Senator Bill Nelson and Congressman Francis Rooney are both coming up with legislation that permanently bans offshore drilling. "Didn't a spill happen a few years ago?" TJ Veagan said.

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  6. FMB firefighter on leave amid investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | NBC2 News

    Fort Myers Beach Fire Department confirmed that Troy Mesick was placed on paid leave last week when they launched an internal investigation within the department. Mesick also resigned from his position with the IAFF Local 1826, where he was the Vice President.

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  7. Why aren't there enough bathrooms at Fort Myers Beach?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 19 | NBC2 News

    "It's a very tricky situation because you have to think smart. You can't just go in the ocean and you can't go in a restaurant so you're going to have to plan accordingly," beachgoer Catherine Ferrill said.

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  8. 2nd phase of Fort Myers Beach road improvement project completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | NBC2 News

    They completed the second of the six-phase "Refresh Estero Boulevard" project which stretches from Lovers Lane to Strandview Avenue by Publix. With phases one and two complete, two-lane traffic is now open on Estero Boulevard from intersections at Crescent Street to Strandview Boulevard.

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  9. Lee County spending $105K on sand for Fort Myers BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | NBC2 News

    "It's like walking on pavement," said beach visitor Bob Meimers. "I mean if all the beaches end up like this, I think you're going to have people go to other places that have nicer beaches."

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  10. Byron Stout's Fish Finder: Nov. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Given the universal distaste for saltwater splashing in one's face, fishing efforts were significantly reduced over the past breezy week. Happily, relief should arrive by Saturday.

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  11. 5 Things to know for Monday, November 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will be in Southwest Florida on Monday. A press release from her office said she'll join Rep. Francis Rooney to meet with educators and tour two schools.

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  12. Restoration work to begin on part of Fort Myers BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | NBC2 News

    The county is putting $105,300 into Crescent Beach Family Park, a hot spot of the town that's surrounded by businesses on Estero Boulevard. Beach renourishment savings from the Lee County Tourist Development Tax will fund the project.

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  13. Diver rescued off Naples coast after medical episodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A 26-year-old diver was rescued from a dive boat Sunday off the coast of Naples after suffering a medical problem. The Coast Guard said crewmembers aboard the Reel Cowboy radioed for help, saying a diver was in and out of consciousness and in need of emergency assistance.

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  14. Florida ahead of schedule testing backlogged rape kitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | NBC2 News

    The NBC2 Investigators first told you about the rape kit backlog two years ago. We learned there were more than 13,000 untested rape kits in our state, and 8,600 of them that should have been turned over for processing.

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  15. Sand-sculpting competition aims to change public's perception of beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Organizers of this year's Fort Myers Beach Sand Sculpting Competition said Hurricane Irma might still be having an impact on the island two months later - not with downed trees and flooded streets, but a battle against public perception of Estero Island's recovery. "The general public opinion out there in the nation is that the Fort Myers area is closed and we're devastated," said Jason Camp, competition event director.

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  16. Byron Stout's Fish Finder: Nov. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | NBC2 News

    The first significant cold front of the season will put a little chill in the water, which always spurs fishing. The first significant cold front of the season will put a little chill in the water, which always spurs fishing.

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  17. Could all plastic be banned from Fort Myers Beach?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Fort Myers Beach Town Council recently passed a measure to ban plastic straws, and now some residents are looking at continuing the environmentalist kick by getting styrofoam and plastic disposable bags banned too. "They said diamonds are forever, but plastics are forever.

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  18. WWII ring found in bag of grapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | NBC2 News

    She took the ring to a jeweler, who told her it's a WWII Coast Guard ring, and it has initials and a service number engraved inside. "I know some service person who's missing it would certainly want it back so we'll do our best to make sure that happens," said Rob Barnes, senior vice commander with the Fort Myers Beach VFW.

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  19. Iconic landmark may be returning to Fort Myers BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Jane Luchi remembers the feeling she had as a little girl when she saw the arches at Fort Myers Beach. "It's kind of indescribable because it was like, you knew you were there when you saw the majestic, beautiful arches.

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  20. Plastic straws banned from Fort Myers BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | NBC2 News

    The Fort Myers Beach Town Council passed an ordinance on Monday that banned plastic straws from the beach. It passed with a 4-1 vote.

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