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  1. North beats Charlotte 36-20 to reach the regional finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    It was a wild affair Friday night in Punta Gorda as North Fort Myers upset Charlotte 36-20 in the Class 5A-Region 3 semifinal. It was all about the run game for the sixth-ranked Red Knights, as all five of their touchdowns came on carries via running backs Hunter Kobylanski and Shomari Mason.

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  2. Gladys Porter Zoo's newest rhino on display for visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheMonitor.com

    ... rhinos." The new rhino arrived at the zoo in March from The Center for Conservation of Tropical Ungulates in Punta Gorda, Florida, but first underwent a 30-day quarantine period before being introduced to his exhibit. Usually, a quarantine period ...

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  3. Deputies arrest 15-year-old for stealing cars in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | NBC2 News

    Walker Gross was arrested November 7 for his connection to the crimes that took place in Deep Creek neighborhood in Punta Gorda. Detectives are still looking for his accomplice.

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  4. 15-year-old arrested on vehicle burglary charges, detectives looking for accompliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | WWSB

    ... property on Mauritania Road. Another victim reported a maroon Scion stolen from their property on Tarpon Way in Punta Gorda. Several burglaries to unlocked vehicles were also reported in the same area during the time frame of the theft. Detectives ...

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  5. Air Show Gets Help From Civil Air PatrolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Englewood Review

    Once again, the participation of the local Civil Air Patrol unit, the Charlotte County Composite Squadron, was in very visible evidence for at least the 16th year at the Punta Gorda Air Show. Twenty-three senior members and 14 cadets manned 5 posts in security support of the Air Show on October 19-21.

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  6. Award-Winning Baseball Documentary, The Free Agent Fan, to Screen at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | GantDaily.com

    An award-winning baseball documentary produced by filmmaker Andrew M. Volpe, which documents the 1996-97 quest of his father, Michael, a life-long baseball fan, to find a new favorite major league team to support, will screen at the Ritz Theater on the evening of Nov. 13 as part of the Veritas Film Festival. Volpe's home video won both the Best Documentary and the Audience Choice Awards at the prestigious Perennial Film Festival, held March 24 in Punta Gorda, Fla.

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  7. Police investigating suicide at Punta Gorda gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | NBC2 News

    Police are conducting a suicide investigation in Punta Gorda. They said the deceased was killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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  8. Man steals tools, GPS from Punta Gorda boat storage facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | NBC2 News

    A man is wanted for stealing a bag of tools, two power washers, and a GPS from a boat storage facility in Punta Gorda. Police detectives said the theft happened around 4:30 a.m. on Nov. 2 at Emerald Point Condos boat storage on Marion Avenue.

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  9. VIDEO: Man steals thousands of dollars worth of tools from boat storage facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | WWSB

    Detectives need your help finding a man who stole thousands of dollars worth of tools from a boat storage facility in Punta Gorda. It happened around 4:30am last Friday at the Emerald Point Condos boat storage on Marion Avenue.

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  10. These football playoffs are full of record settersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Tampa Bay Online

    ... regular-season record and the No. 7 seed in Class 6A, Region 3. On Friday, the Tornadoes (6-4) travel to play Punta Gorda Charlotte (8-2). Rob has been on the field to witness these eye-popping numbers. He was a coach for the junior varsity program ...

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  11. Punta Gorda gas station not complying with anti-skimming ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | NBC2 News

    ... fines. "There seems to be an issue with who owns the pumps and who leases the pumps at that particular station," Punta Gorda vice mayor Lynne Matthews said.

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  12. Palmer Trinity students participate in Model United Nations ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Miami's Community Newspapers

    In early October, 19 students from the Palmer Trinity School High School Model United Nations Team traveled to Punta Gorda to participate in the...

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  13. Nearly 1,800 expected at Catholic Youth Rally Saturday in Punta GordaRead the original story

    Friday Nov 2 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    PUNTA GORDA Each year, the Most Rev. Frank J. Dewane, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Venice in Florida, calls the youth of the 10-counties in the Diocese of Venice together for a day of spiritual enrichment and Diocesan solidarity known as the "Youth Rally."

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  14. Punta Gorda man loses home to fire on 86th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | NBC2 News

    ... burns, and the fire singed part of his hair. Crews with Charlotte County Fire and EMS worked together with the Punta Gorda Fire Department to battle the blaze for hours. "The whole garage, which is where they think it started, was lined with propane ...

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  15. Tips on dubious packages from the Lee County bomb squad commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... what that package looks like. "Whether or not I recognize the writing, how it was written," Janet Jarr said, a Punta Gorda resident elaborating on the details she looks for to determine if a package is safe. "I would look at the postage, how much ...

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  16. As kids roam the streets on Halloween, parents worry about their safetyRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 30 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... over 900 registered sex offenders or predators this Halloween. Officials in Collier County are watching 38 while Punta Gorda has its focus on two. "Unfortunately, I think it is something parents have to be aware of," Usman Mian said, a parent who ...

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  17. Woman charged with assaulting boyfriend after he was hit by a carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | O-R Online

    ... multiple times while he was lying in a Waynesburg street after he was hit by a car. Pamela Faye Shelton, 33, of Punta Gorda, Fla., is charged with aggravated assault and simple assault for the alleged attack on Ryan Brooks on High Street near First ...

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  18. Deputies: Suspect in 2001 cold case diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | WWSB

    ... 11, 2001. Arena's body was dumped in a wooded area near an orange grove about 100 yards north of Bermont Road in Punta Gorda. Her body was found by a local workman on June 15, 2001. Detectives say their was no physical evidence that would aid in the ...

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  19. Man dumps 70 gallons of human feces on Punta Gorda roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Deputies arrested a man Monday for dumping nearly 70 gallons of human feces onto a Punta Gorda road. "It shouldn't have come out of the truck.

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  20. Florida man dumped gallons of feces along neighborhood street, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Kevin Smiley, 64, who works as a maintenance man for rental properties, was charged with littering after witnesses reported "a large amount of human waste in the road" in Punta Gorda. Kevin Smiley, 64, who works as a maintenance man for rental properties, was charged with littering after witnesses reported "a large amount of human waste in the road" in Punta Gorda.

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