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  1. Sunday Favorites: The Life and Legacy of Vernon PeeplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Bradenton Times

    ... that people dedicate their lives to preserve the legacy of an entire town or region. That's exactly what one Punta Gorda resident did. Vernon Peeples remembered watching his dad collect old bottles and books. He was just a kid when he began ...

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  2. Evie M. Klein, devoted to familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Cape Gazette

    ... She is survived by three children, Mollie Thompson and her husband Marvin of Port Charlotte, Fla., Mary Klein of Punta Gorda, Fla. and Stanford Klein Jr. and his wife Brenda of Millsboro; two sisters, Glenna Hall and Eva Kerns, and one brother ...

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  3. Weekend events -- July 25 and 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... A little road trip is in order for some family fun for the 7th Annual Fisherman's Village Pirate Festival in Punta Gorda. Featured will be vendors and unique treasures in the shaded breezeways, hear the thunder of cannons near by, see the Pirate ...

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  4. DEA raids Punta Gorda Doctor's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | FOX 4 Now

    Authorities arrested Dr. Fred Turner, who runs the "Gulfshore Pain and Wellness Center" on Duncan Road, and clinic manager Rosetta Connata. Both are facing several charges, including possession of controlled substances with intent to distribute.

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  5. Deputies raid Punta Gorda clinic, two arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | NBC2 News

    Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies raided a pain clinic near the DeSoto County line. We're told this is part of a DEA investigation that stretches to Tampa.

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  6. L. Bernadine BoloRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Intelligencer

    L. Bernadine Bolo, 86, of St. Clairsville, OH, passed away at her winter home in Punta Gorda, FL. on Friday evening, July 17, 2015.

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  7. White House flag flying at half-staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... couldn't our country feel that way?" said Micheal Raymond, Commander of American Legion Post 110. Veterans in Punta Gorda were upset, saying it should have only taken moments to call for this sign of respect. "You know the term 'better late than ...

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  8. Family wants answers in another CCI inmate deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | NBC2 News

    ... Correctional Institution. Nearly three weeks after an inmate died inside Charlotte Correctional Institution in Punta Gorda, the family of that man is burying him without knowing how he died. Nearly three weeks after an inmate died inside Charlotte ...

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  9. Richard P. Pedra, 48Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Richard Phillip Pedra, age 48 of Punta Gorda, Florida, formerly of New Bedford, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2015. Mr. Pedra was born in Lisbon, Portugal and moved to the United States at the age of 18 months.

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  10. Charlotte County homeowners could pay hundreds more inRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... Service Benefit Unit (MSBU) fees. That means designated areas like, Peace River Shores, Private Harbor and South Punta Gorda Heights could see an MSBU increase. Tonight the commissioners gacve the go ahead to move forward with the project. Now staff ...

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  11. Coyote snatches SW Florida woman's ChihuahuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | WPTV Local News

    Joann Scanio of Punta Gorda, Fla., had just let out Maddie, her five-pound Chihuahua, when a coyote came up and grabbed her only a few feet away from where Scanio was standing. "It just took my little girl, and now I don't have her anymore," said Scanio.

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  12. Heloise: Food carriers come in handyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Amarillo.com

    ... kind used in fast-food restaurants. I can carry multiple drinks and food back to the room to enjoy. - Mary in Punta Gorda, Fla. You taught me a hint! When we travel, my husband, David, brings me breakfast via what I call the kangaroo pockets on his ...

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  13. Photo: Recreating historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Commercial Dispatch

    The flight crew and pilots of a 1943 Douglas C-47 do an inspection of the plane during a fuel stop at Bryan Field in Starkville on Thursday. Russian pilot Valentin Lavrentiev, left, John Makinson and Glen Moss are flying the vintage aircraft from Punta Gorda, Florida, to Great Falls, Montana.

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  14. Elwin F. SwemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... to 1946. In February of 1944, Bethany Allen of Antwerp, his high school sweetheart, traveled south by train to Punta Gorda, Florida, where he was stationed at the time. They were married there on February 18. After his discharge, they returned to ...

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  15. Autopsy details extent of beaten inmate's injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | NBC2 News

    ... Correctional Institution. Nearly three weeks after an inmate died inside Charlotte Correctional Institution in Punta Gorda, the family of that man is burying him without knowing how he died. Nearly three weeks after an inmate died inside Charlotte ...

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  16. Dardanella A. GrembanRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    Dardanella 'Nella' Arlene Gremban, 94, of Goodman and Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Friday, March 6 in Punta Gorda.

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  17. One of Us: 137 pounds later, Kristine Barnes Morton is a weight-loss queenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... Off Pounds Sensibly), a weight-loss support group. In April during the annual TOPS State Recognition Day in Punta Gorda, where a weight-loss king and queen are crowned, she was honored as Florida's queen. That was based on the fact that she had lost ...

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  18. Bikers take to the streets of Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Early Sunday morning, hundreds of Bicyclists took the streets of Punta Gorda to raise money for the Peace River Riders Bicycle Club.

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  19. Elizabeth M. - - Betty'' GowanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Elizabeth M. ''Betty'' Gowan, 86, of Punta Gorda, Fla., died peacefully, Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at Tidwell Hospice, Port Charlotte, Fla.

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  20. Shy Wolf Sanctuary malamutes find new home in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | NBC2 News

    ... no one to take care of them. On Saturday, four of the dogs were moved from Naples to a permanent foster home in Punta Gorda. The new enclosure was $15,000 to build and provides a much larger amount of space for the animals to roam. "A lot of our ...

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