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  1. Charlotte County to start dredging Manasota Key beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The county will soon begin the Stump Pass Dredging Project, a initiative to replenish the sand eroded by tropical storms Hermine and Colin.

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  2. Will Gov. Scott's boosted beach budget help Manasota Key?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... Florida's beaches that's nearly double the amount offered in last year's budget. But neighbors living along Manasota Key in Charlotte County are concerned it won't be enough to fix their shoreline that has been slammed by recent storms and high ...

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  3. Help on the way to ease erosion on Manasota KeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | NBC2 News

    It's a welcome sight for many to see some of the first equipment trucks arrive Friday for the project. Mischeff has been visiting Stump Pass for close to 10 years, and like others, he doesn't recognize it anymore.

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  4. Beach erosion remains a concern on Manasota KeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Strong winds and rough seas are causing erosion issues on Manasota Key, an issue people living along the beach are familiar with. "It is crazy.

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    Dec 7, 2016 | Englewood Review

    ... make landfall in Florida in over a decade. Our area experienced flash flooding and significant beach erosion on Manasota Key but escaped major damage as Tropical Storm Hermine's center hit North Florida just after midnight on Sept. 1. Several storms ...

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  6. 5 things to know for Thursday, Dec. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | NBC2 News

    ... Southwest Florida. Charlotte County leaders are holding public workshops to try and fix the erosion problem on Manasota Key Beach that has left homes and condos in danger of collapsing. The project could cost millions of dollars, and new taxes could ...

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  7. Profile: William WoodroffeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Boca Beacon

    ... on the island every year, and this is where his father taught him how to fish. His family also stayed on Manasota Key during the summer when William was in high school, but they always seemed to come back to Boca Grande. William grew up in Tampa, ...

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  8. Englewood Waterfest kicks off Friday and goes through the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | WWSB

    Englewood, FL - Thousands of people are expected to gather on Manasota Key this weekend for the big Englewood Beach Waterfest. The event kicks off on Friday with a block party on Dearborn Street.

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  9. Fish kills raise concern for Englewood WaterfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... elevated levels of the toxic algae along the coast. The highest concentrations are in Charlotte County, off of Manasota Key, which will host its second annual Waterfest this weekend. In Waterfest's first event last year, dead fish weren't a problem ...

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  10. Red tide fish kill appears on Charlotte County beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | NBC2 News

    Recent tests are showing elevated concentrations of red tide along the Southwest Florida coastline. The highest concentrations are showing up in Charlotte County, off Manasota Key.

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  11. Sarasota, Charlotte counties come together on erosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    As the beach continues to wash away on Manasota Key, residents worry just one major storm could wipe it out. That's why the two counties that share it, Sarasota and Charlotte, may finally be on the same page to fix it.

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  12. Sarasota, Charlotte counties come together on erosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | NBC2 News

    As the beach continues to wash away on Manasota Key, residents worry just one major storm could wipe it out. That's why the two counties that share it, Sarasota and Charlotte, may finally be on the same page to fix it.

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  13. Erosion concerns addressed on Manasota KeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | NBC2 News

    With several buildings condemned in recent months and beach washing away, Charlotte County is looking at ways to fix the ongoing problems on Manasota Key. Several property owners are now installing expensive sea walls after waves from Hurricane Hermine and Tropical Storm Colin ravaged the shoreline, bringing water right up to several buildings.

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  14. Manasota Key volunteers join effort to clean up fishy coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Scientists have detected red tide off the coast of Charlotte and Lee Counties and experts say it's gradually moving south into Collier territory. The harmful algae bloom is already having an impact by killing off hundreds if not thousands of fish and causing many to wash ashore near Manasota Key.

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  15. Mom punches daughter's alleged child molester in the faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | NBC2 News

    ... at large charges, both are municipal ordinance violations. Thousands of dead fish are stinking up the shores of Manasota Key and low levels of red tide have been detected off the Lee County coast. Two thieves stole a motorcycle from right underneath ...

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  16. Collier Sheriff's Office debuts 'carpool cruiser' videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | NBC2 News

    ... at large charges, both are municipal ordinance violations. Thousands of dead fish are stinking up the shores of Manasota Key and low levels of red tide have been detected off the Lee County coast. Two thieves stole a motorcycle from right underneath ...

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  17. What Would Happen if a Mega-Hurricane Hit Sarasota?Read the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Sarasota Magazine

    ... followed by a 20 to 25-foot storm surge of catastrophic destruction. Every barrier island, from Anna Maria to Manasota Key, will be submerged, with waves breaking above the roofs and treetops. As it comes ashore, Atlas will carve a 22-mile-wide path ...

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  18. Red tide detected off SWFL coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | NBC2 News

    Thousands of dead fish are stinking up the shores of Manasota Key and low levels of red tide have been detected off the Lee County coast. "It's really bad, like at some points there's like big whiffs where we like put our boards up to block the smell."

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  19. FWC predicts red tide migration to Lee, Charlotte countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Red tide could be making its way to Lee and Charlotte counties after an algal bloom near Manasota Key caused dead fish to wash ashore Tuesday, authorities said. Experts with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission said they tested high concentrations of red tide near a bloom at Manasota Key, which could be linked to the deaths on Englewood Beach.

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  20. Hurricane Hermine impacts homes on Manasota KeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Beachfront properties have been dealing with beach erosion for years but residents say the damage worsens after each storm. On Friday, Charlotte County officials surveyed the damage and condemned two condo units at La Coquina as well as a single family home.

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