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  1. Lee County businesses offering discounts to combat red tideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | NBC2 News

    The latest reports from FWC show a medium to high concentration lurking off Charlotte County, and experts say it could head south. Shop owners say more people are on the beach, there's more traffic on the road, and more customers are coming in and out.

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  2. Woman ran away from hit-and-run while toplessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | NBC2 News

    A woman from Fort Myers Beach has been arrested for a hit-and-run that injured two people on Saturday.  Carolyn Walsh, 47, faces five charges after fleeing from a crash at Gladiolus Drive and Wall Drive in Fort Myers that sent two people to the hospital. Walsh was driving east on Gladiolus when she rear-ended 28-year-old Angel Cruz III and 49-year-old Victor Agosto.

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  3. Owner says her Fort Myers Beach restaurant is hauntedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | NBC2 News

    The Whale on Fort Myers Beach captured security video of light moving fast in the bar area. Employees said it's not the only creepy thing that happens.

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  4. Fort Myers Beach businesses bracing for more red tideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | NBC2 News

    Although there has been a substantial improvement from summertime red tide in recent weeks, the latest report has many businesses concerned.

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  5. Commander embezzles $7K from Fort Myers Beach American LegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | NBC2 News

    William Joseph Bullock, 71, is charged with grand theft after he stole more than $7,000 and four Key West Express tickets. According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, Bullock walked right into Post 274 off Buttonwood Drive on Fort Myers Beach the night of September 9, disarmed the alarm, then used a key to break into a safe.

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  6. Woman and pup rescued from sinking boat near Fort Myers BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Lee County Sheriff's Office marine deputies and the US Coast Guard rescued a woman and her dog Tuesday afternoon after their boat started sinking near Fort Myers Beach. Together with the US Coast Gaurd, crew members were able to contain the flooding and tow the boat safely to shore on Fort Myers Beach.   of Florida," William Walsh, Sector St. Petersburg Deputy Commander said.

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  7. Hurricane Michael and high tide cause flooding along the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Some streets on Fort Myers Beach and homes on Sanibel Island are seeing flooding due to a combination of Hurricane Michael churning offshore and high tide. Some streets on Fort Myers Beach and homes on Sanibel Island are seeing flooding due to a combination of Hurricane Michael churning offshore and high tide.  The high tide has brought water up both piers on Fort Myers Beach and south at the Naples Pier.

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  8. Experts unsure of impact Hurricane Michael will have on red tideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Hurricane Michael in the Gulf of Mexico will meet the red tide bloom Southwest Florida has known for the better part of the last year. The red tide bloom lessened in recent weeks in Lee and Charlotte counties with fewer locations with high concentration of the bothersome bloom.

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  9. Red tide doesn't keep sailors, or protesters, away from Fort Myers BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Over the past few weeks, Florida Fish and Wildlife tests for red tide in Southwest Florida are starting to show lower concentrations of the harmful algae. On Sunday the 53rd Summerset Regatta brought sailors from Punta Gorda, Marco Island, and everywhere in between, out to Fort Myers Beach.

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  10. Tourism workers turning to food pantry to deal with red tide lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | NBC2 News

    While red tide and blue-green algae choke our waterways and keep people away from the coast, families who make their living working at beach businesses have relied on an emergency food pantry to offset the smaller paycheck. A parking attendant would typically collect cash from beachgoers eager to set up their chairs near the Lani Kai and soak in the sun.

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  11. Fort Myers Beach mayor threatens to sue local paper for defamationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Fort Myers Beach Mayor Tracey Gore, threatened to sue a local newspaper and the Estero Island Taxpayers association for defamation.

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  12. Lee Co. leaders aiming to restructure Lake O water release standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Local leaders are looking to take decisive action against the South Florida Water Management District to force them to reconsider a recent decision over Lake Okeechobee releases. Minimal flow is typically utilized during the dry season when less water from Lake Okeechobee is released into the Caloosahatchee River.

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  13. Island Hopper Songwriter Fest brings business boost to SWFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | NBC2 News

    People from all over Florida gathered on Captiva Island as singers and songwriters from across the country performed well-known songs and shared the stories behind them. Organizers said the festival plays a crucial part in helping bring people out to the area, getting local businesses back on track.

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  14. Estero group filing ethics complaint against Fort Myers Beach mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A group called the Estero Island Taxpayers Association said two weeks ago they snapped a picture of Mayor Tracey Gore and Councilman Denis Boback speaking with Chris Patton, a woman who is suing the town over the TPI/Margaritaville project. EITA said one of their members recorded the three at the bar, and they were heard talking about the lawsuit.

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  15. State ignores SWFL mayors, increases flow from Lake ORead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Local leaders from Southwest Florida are teaming up to demand more be done to take care of the health and water quality in the Caloosahatchee River. Mayors from Sanibel, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Cape Coral, and Bonita Springs all joining in to oppose the recent decision from South Florida Water Management District that increases minimum flows in the estuary to 400 cubic-feet-per-second, up from 300. 9 comments

  16. Parking businesses are paying the price for free fares at area beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Both Lee County and the town of Fort Myers Beach have extended their free parking fares at spaces on Estero Island until September 30. The measure was created as a way to bring people back to the beach after local businesses were crippled by red tide. "When I heard it was free parking was super excited.

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  17. Pimp from Fort Myers Beach pleads guilty to dealing drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A Fort Myers pimp has pleaded guilty to five counts of federal indictment alleging drug and firearm offenses. Oliver Rocher, 33, faces maximum sentencing of life in federal prison. Rocher worked as a pimp and drug dealer out of multiple hotels on Fort Myers Beach.

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  18. Fort Myers Beach getting $300K for red tide cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | NBC2 News

    In the agreement, Lee County will provide the town of Fort Myers Beach with $300,000 of grant money for red tide cleanup.

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  19. Sanibel approves plastic straw ban unanimouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Plastic straws will no longer be sold on the island of Sanibel. The ordinance was approved unanimously on Monday.

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  20. Automated marina will be first of its kind in Southwest FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A brand new, state-of-the-art boat storage facility is coming to Fort Myers Beach, one that developers describe as being the first of its kind in Southwest Florida. On Thursday, representatives from GCM Contracting Solutions and Carroll Properties broke ground on Gulf Star Marina, located right next to Doc Fords.

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