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  1. Real Estate BriefsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... acre or larger, gated community access and a deeded boat ramp available. Founded in 1972 by Doris and Bill Frey, Sanibel Homes was launched on Sanibel Island. Joined by son Barry in 1985, Frey & Son Homes was born, and since then, the team has been ...

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  2. Byron Stout's Fish Finder: Nov. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC2 News

    ... Capt. George Grosselfinger found and caught small tripletail at will last Thursday around swim-zone buoys along Sanibel, but couldn't locate a keeper. They also caught Spanish mackerel while casting metals to numerous schools under flocks of ...

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  3. 30th annual Rotary All-Star Classic Dec. 5Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... was the first countywide high school football all-star game in Florida when it was founded in 1989. John Carrigan, a Sanibel resident, teacher and referee, wanted to provide a showcase for talented players who weren't getting their due. Since then, ...

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  4. Low levels of red tide still lurking off shoreRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... (less than 10,000), according to Florida Fish and Wildlife. To the north, a sample taken at Lighthouse Beach on Sanibel showed medium concentrations (greater than 100,000 cells-1 million per liter) and high concentrations (more than 1,000,000 K. ...

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  5. Brainerd International Raceway owner dies in Florida boating accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Star Tribune

    The owner of Brainerd International Raceway has died after he went overboard while boating with his family in Florida, authorities said. Multiple search and rescue teams on Sunday afternoon were called to an area near the Sanibel Causeway off the coast of Fort Myers on a report of a person who went into the water.

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  6. Body of missing boater found near Punta Rassa is Minnesota racetrack ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Lee County Sheriff's Office says John Copham, 47, reportedly fell overboard Sunday near the Sanibel Causeway. Multiple agencies searched the water in the area but he had not been located and the search was temporarily halted until daybreak.

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  7. Body of missing boater foundRead the original story

    Monday Nov 12 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The body of a man reported missing after he went overboard near the Sanibel Causeway Sunday was pulled from the water near the Punta Rassa boat ramp Monday morning.

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  8. More informationRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 11 | Gulfshore Life

    Join us at the Promenade for an exciting fashion show featuring clothing and accessories provided by Promenade Shops. You'll get to preview the latest trends in apparel, shoes, accessories, home dcor and more featuring Bonita Springs' most unique boutiques! ~~All proceeds will benefit New Horizons of SWFL~~ FREE ADMISSION!! - Swag bags for the first 50 guests - Live dance demonstration by Enchanted Ballroom Bonita Springs - Hair and makeup by Robert of Philadelphia Salons - RAFFLE giveaway and great prizes including an all day boat rental and accommodations in Sanibel, Captiva or Highlands, NC.

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  9. Byron Stout's Fish Finder: Nov. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | NBC2 News

    ... jack. And the Kilkeary cousins, Jake, Keith, Mike and Andy caught seven sheepshead, with all fish biting on shrimp. SANIBEL: Lehigh Acres angler Samantha Flores caught one pompano, one flounder, one Spanish mackerel, one mangrove snapper and six ...

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  10. Before and after images show devastation, recovery from red tide on Southwest Florida beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | USA Today

    ... After: An image from the same beach on the Sanibel Island Causeway - free of red tide - was recaptured on Oct. 23, 2018. After: An image from the same beach on the Sanibel Island Causeway - free of red tide - was recaptured on Oct. 23, 2018. Before: ...

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  11. Why won't red tide go away? After Hurricane Michael, toxic algae has again spreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Capt. Chad Huff found an 80- to 100-pound tarpon floating dead in August near Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel, where some of the worst fish kills have occurred since a red tide appeared off Southwest Florida in October 2017. Just before Hurricane Michael made landfall last month, a ferocious red tide that had scoured Florida's Gulf Coast for a year, depositing countless dead sea turtles, dolphin and other marine life on beaches before spreading to the Atlantic coast, had finally started to wane.

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  12. Creighton Construction & Development holds 7-Eleven Redfish Rodeo Fishing TourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Creighton Construction & Development's sixth annual 7-Eleven Redfish Rodeo Fishing Tournament has raised $41,500 to support the Wounded Veterans Relief Fund. An annual fundraising event for clients and project partners of Creighton Construction & Development, the catch-and-release fishing tournament attracted more than 150 anglers and 37 boats to the waterways around Cape Coral, Pine Island and Sanibel.

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  13. Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club to host blues and jazz concert this SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Hosted by the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club, the festival will take place on Nov. 4 from noon to 7 p.m. in the backyard of the Bailey's Center on Sanibel. Pioneered in 2016, it serves as a fundraiser for the club's scholarship program, with some of the proceeds also benefitting two island organizations.

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  14. Lee County mayors bring SFWMD before judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... the South Florida Water Management District before a judge on Monday at the local district building. People like Sanibel business owner Richard Johnson said a lot was riding on the hearing. He said the Lake O releases have destroyed his quality of ...

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  15. Red tide makes its return to Lee County beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... get good reports out of Florida Fish and Wildlife and that the red tide stays at bay," Chief Operating Officer for Sanibel-Captiva Beach Resorts, Doug Babcock said. A break in the bloom helped resorts and several businesses recover, but Babcock said ...

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  16. Narcan to be in all public libraries and YMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... users. There is no word on if or how many libraries in Lee County will have Narcan. the executive director of the Sanibel library told WINK News most libraries train workers on CPR and the use of defibrillators, so keeping Narcan on hand seems like ...

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  17. Battle won, fight goes onRead the original story

    Friday Oct 26 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Southwest Floridians horrified by this summer's unprecedented environmental disaster received some good news on the water quality front this week. Gulf waters off the beaches of Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach saw an abatement of the red tide blooms that resulted in not only massive fish kills, but the deaths of sea turtles, dolphins and manatees by the score. 1 comment

  18. Real Estate BriefsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 26 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... the Tim Tebow Night to Shine Prom, which benefits those with special needs. Founded in 1972 by Doris and Bill Frey, Sanibel Homes was launched on Sanibel Island. Joined by son Barry in 1985, Frey & Son Homes was born, and since then, the team has ...

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  19. Friends of Wildlife sets eventsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 25 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... will present a program "Global Warming and its Effects on Wildlife" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. Environmentalist and Sanibel resident Ariel Hoover will speak. Hoover recently retired as an instructor at Tufts University. She was trained by Al Gore ...

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  20. Wildlife Refuge: America's Best RestroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | Buildings

    That's because the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel, FL took home this year's top prize in the contest, which is put on by Cintas Corporation . The top 10 finalists, chosen by Cintas, were revealed August 6. From there, the public voted through September 18 to determine the winner.

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