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  1. North rallies to 3-0 win over VerotRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Haley Weaver drove in two runs and Marion Reed added another an inning later Thursday night to carry North Fort Myers past Bishop Verot 3-0. In the third inning, Sarah Giampalo reached base when hit by a pitch.

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  2. Red Sox hand out 13 scholarshipsRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    For the second consecutive year, the Boston Red Sox honored 13 local high school seniors each with a $5,000 college scholarship by the Red Sox Foundation at a ceremony prior to the Spring Training game with the Minnesota Twins last Sunday. Scholarship funds were raised through the Swings For The Sox golf tournament to benefit the Red Sox Scholarship created last year in partnership with The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools.

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  3. Beach Park and Ride coasts into Summerlin SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    At the beginning of March, the county broke ground on what will one day be its next major transfer center. LeeTran and Lee County are estimating that the Beach Park and Ride, at 11101 Summerlin Square Drive will be open before the 2018 season.

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  4. Artists co-op to open at Weaver's CornerRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Being a local artist is not easy: Travel the circuit, work the flea markets - all while paying a lot of money and dealing with a lot of rules and regulations that can make it even tougher. That's why local artist Kit Bracher has decided to try something different - open a place where several artists can offer their artwork during the week, who can pay an equal share in the rent to help keep the place open.

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  5. Lee County Parks & Recreation Easter egg huntsRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Four Lee County Parks & Recreation sites will offer opportunities for children to put egg-hunting skills to the test in advance of Easter, which is April 16. All information is available at www.leeparks.org . The annual Easter Egg Hunt will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 1, at Wa-Ke Hatchee Recreation Center, 16760 Bass Road, Fort Myers.

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  6. Council considering purchasing property to create city reservoirRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The proverbial light at the end of the tunnel helping solve Cape Coral's water shortages during dry season just might be within reach after all. Utilities Director Jeff Pearson informed City Council Monday night of a plan to acquire 1,030 acres of aggregate mining property on U.S. 41 to use as a reservoir capable of doubling the city's reuse water from its 300 miles of freshwater canals for irrigation purposes.

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  7. Second Annual Taste of FreedomRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Foodies will delight in a growing roster of restaurants eager to create a culinary wonderland at the second annual Taste of Freedom on Saturday, April 8, from 6-9:30 p.m., at Scanlon Lexus of Fort Myers, 4200 S. Tamiami Trail in Fort Myers. The Southwest Florida Regional Human Trafficking Coalition hosts this food-forward masquerade affair that also presents the opportunity to win a two-year lease on a sleek and stunning 2017 Lexus.

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  8. Young artists recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Students from high schools in Cape Coral, North Fort Myers and Lehigh are among those who were recongized at the annual ArtFest Fort Myers event held last month. The event brought together the best high school artists in the areas of photography, painting, drawing, 3-D, mixed-media and digital.

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  9. Cape Coral High holds inaugural Literacy FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Cape Coral High School laid out a buffet of books - and their authors - before its students on Thursday to foster a love for reading and celebrate literature. The inaugural Cape Literacy Festival featured 15 young adult authors, the distribution of nearly 1,000 free books by the visiting writers and an outdoor festival on the football field, with games, book signings and activities.

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  10. Understanding Tax Certificate & Tax Deed Sales' seminar SaturdayRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Lee County Tax Collector Larry Hart and Lee County Clerk of Circuit Court Linda Doggett will present a free seminar on the sale and purchase of tax certificates and tax deeds Saturday, March 18, at the Lee County Elections Center, 13180 S. Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers. Topics for the "Understanding Tax Certificate & Tax Deed Sales" program include "What is a Tax Certificate versus a Tax Deed?", "How to purchase and redeem a Tax Certificate/Tax Deed," How to transfer a Tax Certificate," "How to apply for a Tax Deed" and "Why it's important to conduct your own research."

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  11. Harry F "Mac" McConnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Harry F. "Mac" McConnell of Cape Coral, Florida was born on December 20, 1927 in College Park, Georgia and passed away at Hope Hospice at the age of 89. Mac is survived by his wife, Robbie Howes; children Jeff McConnell , Carol Young, Debra McConnell, Tracey Farrell, Kelley Fadorka, Kristin Sax and Robin McConnell; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; his stepdaughters Beth Moff and Jennifer Ryan . A Celebration of Life for Mac will take place inside the Chapel located at Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 1589 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers, Florida 33907, 936-0555 on Monday, April 10, 2017.

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  12. Spring Job Fair set for March 29Read the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce invites the community to its 2017 Spring Job Fair on Wednesday, March 29, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Hodges University Fort Myers Campus, at 4501 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers.

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  13. Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifierRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Registration is now open for a sanctioned qualifier in Southwest Florida for the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Contest at Coney Island, Brooklyn. The event is free for participants and spectators, and will be held 11 a.m. 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, at Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Parkway in Estero.

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  14. Bulldogs rout North 10-0Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Christian Proffitt drove in three runs on a single and sacrifice fly Friday night to help lift Ida Baker to a 10-0, five-inning win over North Fort Myers. Luke Endsley and Mack Moise contributed two hits apiece.

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  15. Babcock Ranch to hold Founder's Festival Saturday and SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Residents hoping to get a look at the new town of Babcock Ranch will have that opportunity this weekend during a two-day Founder's Festival event to be held at the site of the quickly growing community on the Lee/Charlotte county line. The event will step off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday with the "2017 Sun Run."

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  16. Tickets on sale for Spring Break Reggae FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The 3rd Annual South Cape Spring Break Reggae Festival will run from 2 p.m. March 18 to 2 a.m. March 19 on four different stages at the Dixie Roadhouse and Rockade; doors open at 1 p.m. the first day. More than a dozen bands are set to perform, with Jahfe opening for the headliner, Maxi Priest.

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  17. Real Estate BriefsRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Since its grand opening only eight months ago, 15 new homes have been sold in the small Southwest Cape Coral community of Sunset Pointe. Only six lake-view homesites remain in the quiet neighborhood located at the end of Cape Coral Parkway.

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  18. Crowther looks to qualify for nationals in barrel racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    But Crowther has a major goal. This year, she is taking her horse all over the country in an attempt to qualify for the National Finals Rodeo in barrel racing.

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  19. oFort Myers-Lee Cunty Garden Council to host free flower showRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The public is invited to attend a special flower show on Friday and Saturday, March 17 and 18, at the Fort Myers-Lee County Garden Council headquarters, 2166 Virginia Ave., Fort Myers, the home of the Berne Davis Botanical Garden. Handicap parking is available.

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  20. It's time again to toss Lifeline a lifelineRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    We'd like to do so again as Lifeline Family Center gears up for one of its two primary fundraisers and a whole new initiative. The wholly donor-funded center, which provides "educational training, job training, professional counseling, parenting classes, and spiritual direction" to young women 16-22 who choose to keep their babies following an unplanned pregnancy, will host its Courage to Dream Big Benefit Dinner on March 30. This year's event will feature motivational speaker David A.R. White, the producer and actor in "God's Not Dead" and "God's Not Dead 2."" It also will help spur the center towards a new project component - helping single moms completing its two-year program with housing needs as they move out on their own.

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