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  1. Margaritaville resort construction delayed due to lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... where people can come that they've heard of before," said Brittney Trautt, a former student at Florida Gulf Coast University. "If it brings more jobs and more parking and makes it a happier place, a little better, I think it's a great thing," Fort ...

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  2. Sugar farmers say they're being unfairly attacked for water quality issues in SWFLRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    US Sugar is speaking out after they say they're being unfairly attacked for water quality issues in Southwest Florida. Florida Gulf Coast University professor Dr. Bill Mitsch is doing an experiment to see if the Lake Okeechobee discharges are supercharging our red tide bloom.

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  3. Why is red tide so bad in 2018?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | FOX 4 Now

    ... red tide blooms and fish kills. But Greg Tolley, chair of Marine and Ecological Sciences at Florida Gulf Coast University, said the issue isn't that simple. "There's just not enough nutrients in local waters for that to be a smoking gun," Tolley ...

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  4. Scientists search for a smoking guna in the dead zone of Floridaa s red tideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WPMT-TV York

    ... in 1994 we had an outbreak and it killed 196 manatee," says Bob Wasno, a marine biologist with Florida Gulf Coast University. "Everybody was just completely outraged. They yelled and jumped up and down and said 'This is not going to happen again.' ...

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  5. Help Wanted: Teaching positions vacant as school year beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... classrooms we add." That is the biggest obstacle facing Southwest Florida, and it's echoed by Florida Gulf Coast University's Assistant Professor of Reading, Cynthia Dawn Martelli. "We are seeing a need for teacher growth," Martelli said. "We need ...

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  6. Stilwell paces field in 2018 SIGA Senior Amateur ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | SILive.com

    Last week, lawyer Rodney Stilwell fell short in his attempt at a ninth Staten Island Amateur final, losing in the semifinals to Michael Young, Jr, a 21-year-old recent college graduate, who himself lost in the finals of that event to 20-year-old Brent Fredericksen, who is still in college at Florida Gulf Coast University. Stilwell won't have to face those youngsters this week, or next, as the over-50 year-old SIGA Senior Amateur got underway Friday at South Shore Golf Course.

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  7. Scientists search for 'smoking gun' in the dead zone of Florida's red tideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... in 1994 we had an outbreak and it killed 196 manatee," says Bob Wasno, a marine biologist with Florida Gulf Coast University. "Everybody was just completely outraged. They yelled and jumped up and down and said 'This is not going to happen again.' ...

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  8. FGCU researchers launch mission to find out if Lake O supercharge red tide conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "The water here are used to be clear there used to be sea grass there is a boyster now it's far from that," said Daniel Andrews, of Captains for Clean Water. Dr. Bill Mitsch, a wetland ecologist and professor at Florida Gulf Coast University, is on a mission to find out if Lake Okeechobbee releases are supercharging red tide conditions.

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  9. GRAPHIC: Toxic red tide off FL Gulf coast kills marine lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | WTXL

    ... 137 sea turtles so far this year, most of them dead. A visit to the marine biologists at Florida Gulf Coast University is like a visit to the morgue because more than 400 sea turtles have been found in the surrounding area alone. "This one (was) ...

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  10. Scientists search for answers to red tideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | ABC Action News

    ... in 1994 we had an outbreak and it killed 196 manatee," says Bob Wasno, a marine biologist with Florida Gulf Coast University. "Everybody was just completely outraged. They yelled and jumped up and down and said 'This is not going to happen again.' ...

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  11. Scientists search for 'smoking gun' in Florida's red tideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... 1994 we had an outbreak and it killed 196 manatees," says Bob Wasno, a marine biologist with Florida Gulf Coast University. "Everybody was just completely outraged. They yelled and jumped up and down and said 'This is not going to happen again.' ...

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  12. Prepare, as US overdue for a recessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | The Robesonian

    ... Eric Dent, a former professor at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, now teaches at Florida Gulf Coast University. Eric Dent, a former professor at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, now teaches at Florida Gulf Coast University.

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  13. Veterans Florida Announces New Entrepreneurship Program PartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | PRWeb

    ... own business. This year Veterans Florida will be partnering with Florida Atlantic University, Florida Gulf Coast University, University of Central Florida, Action Zone, Tallahassee Community College and University of West Florida. "We are very ...

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  14. Positively SWFL: FGCU professor to release albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... the faculty, our school, our brand. The FGCU way, I want people to know that if you go to Florida Gulf Coast University, you're going to study with the best of the best," Robertson said. "Kind of where my overall vision is to see this album help put ...

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  15. Matt Botsford on his journey, Trine men's volleyball and his legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    ... to flourish and to have that success." When Botsford was hired as the head coach of Division I Florida Gulf Coast University, continuing that legacy, and passing down those same lessons he learned as an assistant, was near the top of his to do list. ...

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  16. Bonita Springs High School opening for 2018 school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Bonita Springs High School is a state-of-the-art learning institution that is big enough to hold 2,000 students. "Any student that comes here that they're prepared to succeed after they leave us - whether they want to go to a trade they want to go to the state university system they want to play sports, we've got a great combination of academics here that's unparalleled," said Principal Jeff Estes Jr. They will offer unique classes including drone license certification, HVAC work, nursing academy and students can earn over 60 hours worth of state university credit with Florida Gulf Coast University.

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  17. Amid SWFL algae: Is seafood safe to eat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... that crabs could accumulate toxins that were in the oysters or the shellfish," said Florida Gulf Coast University professor Mike Parsons. With the releases from Lake Okeechobee, Parsons said crabs move down the river toward the salt water, and away ...

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  18. SWFL starting to see some algae reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... has lived on his boat for the past 30 years, and the green algae almost forced him off of it. Florida Gulf Coast University professor, Mike Parsons, says the recent shift in winds and stronger currents are moving the algae from places like downtown ...

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  19. Experts look for solutions as Cape homeowners grow frustrated with algae in canalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... I don't think it should be sitting there," said Mike Parsons, a marine science professor at Florida Gulf Coast University. "It's really an issue of being gentle enough to remove the biomass without releasing the toxins and nutrients," Parsons said. ...

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  20. Are septic tanks contributing to the algae problem?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... just something easy to throw up there and distract from the real issue." Dr. Bill Mitsch, at Florida Gulf Coast University points to another cause, "Agriculture is the culprit. That's the reason we have everything green down here." Mitsch is the ...

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