Fort Myers Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Drug dealer busted near Fort Myers church, schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Within 200 feet of a church and less than 1,000 feet of two Fort Myers schools, a man known as "Yellow" was busted for selling drugs. Bryant Scharoun, 27, was charged with the sale and possession of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school/church, as well as possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana.

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  2. NBC2 Investigation: Is farm-to-table really from the farm?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Southwest Florida restaurants are jumping on the newest menu trend of farm to table, but how do you know what you're getting is really fresh and local? Chances are you've seen a menu promising its part in this farm-to-table social movement, a way for you to know where your food came from. How do you know if you're actually getting what's advertised? That your farm-fresh ingredients weren't actually shipped in from other parts of the country? From chickens to cows to pigs, even a full garden, Rose O'Dell King's Rosy Tomorrow's Heritage Farm spans 100 acres in North Fort Myers.

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  3. NAACP requests Lee school redistricting for diversity changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Not one minority has ever been elected to the board, and the NAACP is saying steps can be taken to change that. The school board voted Tuesday to look at a timeline, and possible cost of examining a redistricting plan, a first step the Lee County NAACP hopes will elect a first ever minority to the school board.

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  4. 18 roundabouts proposed for Lee County roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    It's been the center of debate for years. Roundabouts are meant to disperse traffic congestion, but come people feel it may do the exact opposite.

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  5. Weather Blog: Putting SWFL's Drought into ContextRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Weather Blog: Putting SWFL's Drought into Context - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida In case you haven't noticed--it hasn't rained all that much recently across SWFL. In fact Page Field Airport in Fort Myers has received less than a tenth of an inch of rainfall through the first half of the month.

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  6. McGregor Blvd. neighborhood fights proposed developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    D.R. Horton wants to build nine new homes on nearly three acres of land near Melaleuca Lane , just north of the Midpoint Bridge. Neighbors started a petition against the proposed Caloosa Pointe subdivision.

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  7. Dye spill turns Fort Myers waterway redRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Dyke first noticed the scary sight Tuesday afternoon. He has lived in the area for over 10 years and used to teach science at Fort Myers High.

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  8. New development causes concern in Fort Myers neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    D.R. Horton wants to build nine new homes on nearly three acres of land near Melaleuca Lane , just north of the Midpoint Bridge. Neighbors started a petition against the proposed Caloosa Pointe subdivision.

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  9. Packed Gulf Coast hospital beginning to clear upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    At one point, they housed more than 400 patients outnumbering the 356 beds available, but as of Saturday morning, there were 361 patients. The hospital system sent an advisory out suggesting patients consider their options before choosing Gulf Coast.

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  10. Overloaded Gulf Coast hospital asks patients to look elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    They are not turning people away, however, they are simply asking you to pick another hospital or walk-in clinic if you can. Gulf Coast Medical Center holds 356 beds but was hosting more than 400 people in the building at one point.

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  11. NBC2 Investigation: Medical records sold on the 'dark web'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    NBC2 Investigation: Medical records sold on the 'dark web' - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida What are you writing down when you visit the doctor's office? The personal and private information you are filling out has a target on it for identity thieves. The NBC2 Investigators pulled records for every healthcare data breach involving 500 or more people across the country.

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  12. Fuel leaking from old Fort Myers gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Access caps in concrete are all that remain of underground tanks that used to be below a former Hess gas station at 12690 McGregor Blvd. Recent environmental soil sample tests show petroleum is still present underground. It is not contaminating any drinking water or surrounding well water for homes.

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  13. Veteran killed in Collier hit-skip; Suspect drivers soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Friends of the victim, 82-year-old Carl Nies, say he was walking to his car that was parked across the street from the American Legion when he was hit and killed by a pick-up truck. Thomas had known the victim for over 20 years and says the American Leigon was like a second home to him.

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  14. Card skimmer found at Fort Myers gas station ATMRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Another credit card skimming device has been found in Fort Myers, this time at a gas station on a busy road. The manager of 7-Eleven on Metro Parkway said police put a sign on its ATM, warning customers that a card skimming device had been found.

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  15. Suspicious man posing as solicitor in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Elizabeth Durant recorded her interaction with the solicitor who knocked on her door last Friday. She said she usually doesn't answer the door, but this time she did.

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  16. Playing Around: ABC7's Andrew McDevitt plays Everblades in NHL17Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Looking to move the South Fort Myers Wolfpack forward from last year's sex scandal, a new coach was announced Friday, and he's no stranger to Southwest Florida football. Looking to move the South Fort Myers Wolfpack forward from last year's sex scandal, a new coach was announced Friday, and he's no stranger to Southwest Florida football.

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  17. LCSO warns of pop-up ads that can defraud youRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    LCSO warns of pop-up ads that can defraud you - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida "All of a sudden this huge box came up with loud obnoxious tones, and it said 'Microsoft warning, your computer is at risk. If you shut down and do not move forward, you're at risk of losing everything,'" said Donnell Termecz, describing a computer pop-up ad that came with a phone number to call.

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  18. Local students in D.C. witness history, protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Among the tens of thousands who were in attendance, students from Southwest Florida had pretty good seats for Friday's swearing-in of the nation's 45th president. They say it's a history lesson they'll someday share with their grandchildren.

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  19. Slip gives Pirates big win over Red KnightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    It was a strange site at Sam Sirianni Field Friday night, number 6 sat on the bench for most of the second quarter. Fort Myers built a strong lead affording their star Darrian Felix the opportunity to rest.

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  20. Harmful parasite's return to Fla. frightens pet ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Harmful parasite's return to Fla. frightens pet owners - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida Flesh-eating screwworms are a growing concern of agriculture experts in Southwest Florida that are prompting them to check shelters for animals that could be infected with the bug. 1 comment

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