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  1. Punta Gorda nixes housing project, approves community gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC2 News

    The waiting lists for low-income housing in Charlotte County could grow as the Punta Gorda city council did not approve funding to build more units. Instead, that money will go to a community garden.

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  2. Dragged by car, 'Queenie' the Shih Tzu is recoveringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | NBC2 News

    Covered in bandages and scars after being dragged by a car, a Charlotte County dog is slowly recovering. The Shih Tzu has been living at the Punta Gorda Animal Hospital, where the veterinarians have named her Queenie.

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  3. CBS's 48 HOURS is Saturday's No. 1 Program with Adults 25-54Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of romantic relationships and a twisted tale of revenge. The case went cold until a tipster called police from Punta Gorda, Fla., more than 3,000 miles away from the crime scene. The man told police his friend, a guitar player named Jim Huden, ...

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  4. Personal information stolen for hundreds of peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... information for nearly 400 people is now in the wrong hands. Last week, someone broke into his home office in Punta Gorda. Six years worth of renter's private information is now gone from the management company's shelves. "All the people who just ...

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  5. Charlotte housing market could see summer heat upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | NBC2 News

    ... over the first half of 2015. Some say the market will continue to heat up over the summer. New numbers from the Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte-North Port Realtor Association show that for each month this year, more homes were sold over last year. In ...

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  6. Farr Law Firm Receives Top Awards from The FundRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | PR Log

    ... attorneys have comprehensive experience in the full spectrum of real property matters. PRLog - June 29, 2015 - PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- Attorneys' Title Fund Services, LLC has named Farr Law Firm a member of The Fund President's Circle and a Top ...

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  7. Punta Gorda man arrested for domestic violence, drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | NBC2 News

    ... missing Olympic sailor, Trevor Moore, after the boat he was driving was found Thursday afternoon without him. Punta Gorda police were forced to enter a home during a domestic violence incident that resulted in an arrest early Saturday morning. The ...

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  8. Trevor Laurent bolsters Armwood's offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Callahan said. "But that game, against Miami Central, we missed Trevor Laurent." After spending last season at Punta Gorda Charlotte High, Laurent has returned to Armwood, and today's third annual Battle of the Bay 7-on-7 tournament will feature a ...

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  9. State approves money for Punta Gorda veterans displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | NBC2 News

    ... be built sooner and possibly be ready by Veterans Day. Organizers are planning to build it at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda. Akins also says more money needs to be raised. They've already raised $200,000 and with the new funds, need about $75,000 ...

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  10. Working to build a better bicyclist-motorist relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... on two-lane roads when passing cyclists. Court Nederveld, president of the Peace River Riders Bicycle Club in Punta Gorda and Charlotte County, has done just that, even working with police on a sting. An officer rode with the group, and when a ...

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  11. Punta Gorda Airport travelers concerned about Allegiant Air safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Many travelers at the Punta Gorda Airport are waiting and watching to see what is done about a recent letter to Allegiant Air questioning safety. The union representing Allegiant pilots says the company is cutting safety in an effort to cut costs.

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  12. Emerich and Holmes Recognized in Florida Trend's 2015 Legal EliteRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | PR Log

    Two Farr Law Firm attorneys, Guy S. Emerich and David A. Holmes, have been named to Florida Trend magazine's 2015 Legal Elite. PRLog - June 23, 2015 - PUNTA GORDA, Fla.

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  13. Shelter Islanders run strong for homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Shelter Island Reporter

    ... seeing the people in their rain jackets, hearing the ringing of cow bells," said Mr. Cardillo, who winters in Punta Gorda, Florida. "They focused me." It was a family affair for Ms. Keller, who ran her third Island 10K in 43 minutes, 59 second. The ...

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  14. Survivors of boat crash say theya re lucky to be aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... there had been a boat wreck and her husband and son were involved. The boat crashed under the U.S. 41 bridge in Punta Gorda. "The pin came out of the steering column and the steering wheel locked to the right and went right into the pylon," ...

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  15. New construction Villas at Tuscany Isles, Punta Gorda, FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Examiner.com

    KB Homes is now building paired villas at Tuscany Isles in Punta Gorda, Florida off of Taylor Road. The community address is 8951 Tuscany Isles Drive.

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  16. Boat flips in Punta Gorda, sending four to the hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Florida Fish and Wildlife officials are investigating what happened just moments before a boat flipped under the Punta Gorda US 41 bridge. Crews received the call just after 6 p.m. Saturday.

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  17. Welcome to Thunderdome: 500 compete in CrossFit eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The News-Press

    ... 2007, this area had just one CrossFit gym (CF Thoroughbreds). That has increased to 21, 25 if the Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda area is counted. "I think it's still ascending, there's a little life yet," Fit Nation Chief Operating Officer Alfredo ...

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  18. Punta Gorda man arrested after fleeing, pointing gun at deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A man was arrested early Friday morning after he attempted to run away from a deputy and then pointed a handgun at him. Shortly after midnight, a deputy saw two men riding their bicycles on the roadway in the area of South Punta Gorda Heights.

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  19. Punta Gorda man dies in fiery crash along I-75Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | NBC2 News

    ... afternoon and shot an armed person after responding to a call in Immokalee, authorities say. A 72-year-old Punta Gorda man died in a fiery crash along I-75 in Sarasota County late Thursday night. The Florida Highway Patrol said James Sweet was ...

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  20. Punta Gorda man involved in nationwide Medicare fraud bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | NBC2 News

    ... filings. Federal authorities busted 243 people, including doctors and nurses, across 17 cities. A home in Punta Gorda made that list. Investigators say Luis Anthony River of Punta Gorda illegally sold $200,000 worth of prescription drugs -- with the ...

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