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  1. Uber drivers claim harassment against Punta Gorda airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC2 News

    Uber drivers claim they are being harassed by employees at the Punta Gorda airport, being told they are not welcome and need to pay a fee to pick up passengers. Chris Tummond is an Uber driver and like other Charlotte County drivers, does a lot of business at the airport by waiting for customers.

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  2. New Homes at Waterford in Punta Gorda Are Nearly Half Sold OutRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR.com

    The affordably priced homes at Waterford by Express Homes of Southwest Florida are about half sold out. Located just minutes from Punta Gorda's revitalized waterfront and city center, this gated community offers four distinctive single-family home plans starting in the high-$100s.

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  3. FGCU's Noll named A-Sun Player of YearRead the original story

    Tuesday | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... first baseman Jake Smith was selected to the All-Freshman Team. Noll, a product of Charlotte High School in Punta Gorda, becomes the program's second Player of the Year honoree as Jason Peacock earned that award following the 2008 season. "It's ...

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  4. Punta Gorda sex offender arrested for not disclosing moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | NBC2 News

    The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office said the victim was riding along Conway Boulevard when two men in a blue Dodge Charger shot at him three times. The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office said the victim was riding along Conway Boulevard when two men in a blue Dodge Charger shot at him three times.

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  5. Racing may return to Punta Gorda SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | NBC2 News

    The Charlotte County Airport Authority, which owns the track, agreed to negotiate a new lease with Joe Gentry, a local business owner and racer. The track has been idle for months and has needed repairs for years.

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  6. Dusty paperwork impacting Charlotte courthouse planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | NBC2 News

    Millions are being spent on a Charlotte County courthouse expansion, leaving some to question if it's a worthwhile expense. The justice center was built in 1999, is a focal point in downtown Punta Gorda and is used by thousands of people every week.

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  7. Deputies investigating Punta Gorda armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | NBC2 News

    A country-rapping music artist is coming to Fort Myers this week, but his promotional team is already here. They're accused of approaching people and being aggressive in their sales tactics.

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  8. Carole Rooney Hired as Firm AdministratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | PR Log

    ... has worked in the legal industry for twenty years and recently moved to the area from Sacramento, California. PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - May 18, 2016 - PRLog -- Farr Law Firm is pleased to announce the hiring of Carole Rooney, CLM, PHR, SHRM-CP as the ...

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  9. Charlotte County experiencing palm tree troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | NBC2 News

    A horticulturist says trees along US-41 are showing symptoms -- discoloration and damaged trunks -- just south of downtown Punta Gorda. "It looks terrible.

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  10. Punta Gorda brush fire near I-75 creates smoky driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | NBC2 News

    A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a soon-to-be father early Sunday in south Fort Myers. A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a soon-to-be father early Sunday in south Fort Myers.

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  11. 2 arrested in Punta Gorda for pills, cannabisRead the original story

    Tuesday May 17 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Two people were arrested at a home on the 23000 block of Hartley Avenue following a narcotics investigation, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office said.

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  12. Photos show 800 lbs. of cocaine headed to Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | NBC2 News

    ... ld on $1 million bond. The container arrived at Port Miami on April 29 and was headed to New World Trade Inc. in Punta Gorda.

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  13. Plant-based diet revolution could start in Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | St. Augustine Record

    ... which is paid for by the individuals who choose to participate in the Jump Start program. At a conference in Punta Gorda in January, Esselstyn told the story of a man who had a serious case of Peripheral Artery Disease. Plaque, made up of fat, ...

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  14. SWFL agencies work to erase stigma against mental illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | NBC2 News

    ... can catch it in the beginning and they can get help, they can live a life just like everybody else," she said. Punta Gorda police officers have been taking part in the Critical Incident Training with Riverside to help better relate to situations ...

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  15. Shore and Kayak FishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Englewood Review

    Another great place to say cool while wading and catching quality fish is Ponce de Leon Park in Punta Gorda. As the weather warms into summer, early and late fishing will be best but wading on deeper flats, 4 or more feet deep, can be productive even in the mid-day heat.

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    Friday May 13 | Englewood Review

    During the month of May , the Animal Rescue Coalition is offering to spay all dogs for $25. Though located in Sarasota, their mobile service extends to Punta Gorda, Englewood, Port Charlotte and Arcadia.

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  17. Florida Development Will be Solar-PoweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | GreenBuildingAdvisor

    Developer Syd Kitson autographs a solar module at the 74.5-megawatt FPL Babcock Solar Energy Center. The photovoltaic array will provide electricity for the nearby Babcock Ranch development in Punta Gorda, Florida.

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  18. Uncle Maddio's Pizza Announces North Port, Fla. Opening with Complimentary Pizza on May 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | PRWeb

    ... believe that the restaurant will attract guests from the entire East Coast of Florida including Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Arcadia, Venice and Englewood, Sarasota, Ft. Myers and Cape Coral." Rise and her husband Leighton relocated from Tallahassee ...

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  19. NBC2 Investigation: Beware of unlicensed driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | NBC2 News

    ... Two men face charges following the delivery of more than 800 pounds of cocaine from the Dominican Republic to a Punta Gorda business. Two men face charges following the delivery of more than 800 pounds of cocaine from the Dominican Republic to a ...

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  20. Florida Development Will Be Solar PoweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | Fine Homebuilding

    Developer Syd Kitson autographs a solar panel at the 74.5-megawatt FPL Babcock Solar Energy Center, which will provide electricity for the nearby Babcock Ranch development in Punta Gorda, Fla. Developers want a range of house styles and prices, in an effort to build a community covering a wide swath of incomes and ages.

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