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  1. Weather Blog: Fort Myers snaps 82-year-old rain recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | NBC2 News

    ... in 1935. Unfortunately for Charlotte County, the majority of today's rain stayed just south of the county line. Punta Gorda Airport picked up only a measly .02" of rain since midnight on Sunday morning, with minimal amounts from Port Charlotte to ...

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  2. Florida blaze spreads after ripping through homes, evacuating thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | USA Today

    ... his home and his family's nursery Friday, April 21, 2017. Fire departments from Charlotte County, Venice and Punta Gorda are seen heading to battle a brush fire Friday, April 21, 2017, in Golden Gate Estates. A recording of Florida Gov. Rick Scott ... 16 comments

  3. Officer in Citizens Academy shooting says city singled him outRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Attorneys for the police officer who lost his job over the fatal shooting of a retired librarian made their case Thursday that he should return to the force.

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  4. New developments, video surveillance in accidental shooting case involving Punta Gorda police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | WWSB

    CHARLOTTE Co., FL -- There are new developments involving a Punta Gorda police officer who was fired for fatally shooting a woman during a citizens academy training exercise. Former officer Lee Coel is trying to get his job back.

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  5. Surveillance video shows Florida officer fatally shoot civilian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | WFTV Orlando

    ... his termination at a hearing scheduled for this week. He has pleaded not guilty to a felony manslaughter charge. Punta Gorda Police Chief Tom Lewis is charged with second-degree misdemeanor culpable negligence. He is on paid administrative leave.

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... the delivery of quality care and our improvements over time. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte and Bayfront Health Punta Gorda are committed to providing safe, quality care for every patient. It is important to remember the data used in this report ...

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  7. The Raiders RememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Air & Space

    ... with 17th Bomb Group patch, Dick Cole looks ready to fly Panchito, a restored B-25J, at a Raider gathering in Punta Gorda, Florida, last March. Cole, who was Jimmy Doolittle's copilot, took the controls on a 45-mile flight from Sarasota to Punta ...

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  8. North Port man leads police on high speed chase, crashing through dog park fenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | WWSB

    Punta Gorda, FL - A North Port man is behind bars after taking Punta Gorda police on a high speed chase. It happened on April 15th around 10:20pm at the intersection of Boca Grande Blvd and Steadley Avenue in Punta Gorda.

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  9. High-speed chase ends in crash at Punta Gorda dog parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | NBC2 News

    After refusing to pull over for a traffic stop, a North Port man led Punta Gorda police on a high-speed chase. Nickolas Calvano, 21, of North Port, was charged with fleeing to elude a law enforcement officer and leaving the scene of a crash, as well as an out of county warrant, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office website.

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  10. National nonprofit hands 2 SWFL hospitals near-failing gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | NBC2 News

    ... the delivery of quality care and our improvements over time. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte and Bayfront Health Punta Gorda are committed to providing safe, quality care for every patient. It is important to remember the data used in this report ...

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  11. 160-acre brush fire burning in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The Florida Forest Service tells us that what was originally a 60-acre brush fire has jumped to 160 acres in Punta Gorda. It's burning off of Bermont Road at Halls Road near the Babcock Ranch Preserve Footprints Trail and Redneck Mud Park.

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  12. Latin Festival to showcase flavors, fiesta in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The restaurant's Latin Festival will take place from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the eatery on 2705 Tamiami Trail. Entry costs $3.

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  13. Mote scientist presents project on tracking tarponRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Boca Beacon

    ... of the body weight of the fish. Local acoustic receiver locations exist in the Peace River, Charlotte Harbor, Punta Gorda and Cape Coral. "I concentrated my receivers in Boca Grande Pass as the nucleus, because I wanted to concentrate on the adult ...

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  14. Teachers sell lesson plans onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Jenny James is a kindergarten teacher at Sallie Jones Elementary School in Punta Gorda, where free time is hard to come by during school hours, even at night. "Making my own lesson plans, I would say take probably a good hour, hour and a half per evening," she said.

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  15. 2 Bayfront Health hospitals receive D ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... hospital records and patient surveys to compose annual ratings. The group found patients at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda suffered accidental cuts and blood clots while they were at the hospital. "We are disappointed by our grade in the Leapfrog ...

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  16. Crash snarls northbound I-75 near Exit 161Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla. A crash is causing northbound delays near Exit 161 on Interstate 75, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

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  17. FDOT to hold public hearing for new rest areas along I-75 in Southwest FloridaRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The Florida Department of Transpiration, District One, is hosting a public hearing regarding the identification of sites for two new rest areas along Interstate 75 in Southwest Florida. The hearing will be on Tuesday, April 18, at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda.

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  18. FDOT to hold meeting on adding new rest stops on the SuncoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WWSB

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Right now, there are about 100 miles between rest stops on I-75 from Hillsborough County down to Lee County, but a new project by the Florida Department of Transportation could change that.

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  19. Charlotte County considers lower residential speed limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... in an effort to make roads safer for pedestrians. It would also bring the speed limit on Sandhill Boulevard in Punta Gorda from 45 mph to 40 mph. The proposed change on Sandhill Boulevard is in response to an increase in crashes over the last two ... 1 comment

  20. Report: Punta Gorda police made necessary changes after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    But city-commissioned report, conducted by former police chief Arnold Gibbs, concluded the department has made the necessary changes in the wake of the shooting that killed Mary Knowlton, 73, during a citizens police academy training last August. "Whatever shortcomings or gaps there might have been, they believe those issues have been addressed," City of Punta Gorda Spokeswoman Sandi Poreda said.

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