Charlotte County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Scammers attempt to cash in on Ebola fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | NBC2 News

    ... today where they had something about kindergartners somewhere in Texas with Ebola and l clicked on it," Charlotte County resident Latoya Manuel said. Crooks want to cash-in too -- trying to get you to buy protective gear. Experts say it's a waste of ...

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  2. Man rescued after chasing parrot into treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A man chased a parrot into a tree Wednesday in Charlotte County but lost consciousness and had to be rescued. Authorities removed the man - who regained consciousness - with a harness.

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  3. Deputies continue investigation at Charlotte RV ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    CHARLOTTE HARBOR, Fl.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office remains on scene at the Charlotte Harbor RV Park this morning, after a standoff yesterday left two people dead and one woman seriously injured. A man and a woman are dead and another woman was seriously injured early in a shooting incident at a trailer park in the Charlotte Harbor area of Port Charlotte.

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  4. Fort Myers Amendment 2 town hall gets heatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | NBC2 News

    Dozens of people showed up to hear from medical professionals, a lawyer, the Charlotte County sheriff, and even Cathy Jordan who's a medical marijuana patient. "I'm totally a vote no because I feel like the amendment does have too many loopholes in it," Veora Little said.

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  5. Prepare Yourself for 5 Nights Full of Scares and Fun at the 5th...Read the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... Punta Gorda. Bring the whole family out for games, fair food, live music, and the largest haunted house in Charlotte County. The festivities start on Friday October 24th at 6:00 pm. "The Harbor Halloween Festival and Haunted House is one of our ...

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  6. The News-Press medical marijuana debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Will it save lives or be used and abused? Those were some of the arguments at tonights high-profile debate over medical marijuana which was sponsored by our partners at the News-Press. On one side, attorney John Morgan, who supports the legalization and on the other side, Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell who worries it will lead to problems.

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  7. Punta Gorda Airport trains crews with mock disaster drillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... to be ready for it if it happens, so we constantly train for the worst that we think might happen," said Charlotte County Fire Chief Larry Lippel. On average, the Punta Gorda Airport has around 70 incidents a year. Most are medical and involve ...

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  8. Standoff happening in Port CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Charlotte county sheriffs office is on scene of a standoff situation that unfolded early this morning. Deputies tell WINK news they responded to a call of shots fired at the Charlotte RV park around this morning.

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  9. Pet owner believes dog's bear battle led to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | NBC2 News

    ... annual salaries averaging in the $80,000 range. An early morning crash along US 41 and Bayshore Road in Charlotte County leaves the driver in critical condition. The driver's name is not being released until the Florida Highway Patrol contacts next ...

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  10. Missing Charlotte Co. woman's family makes plea for safe returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    For the first time, we are hearing from a Charlotte County family who hasn't seen their daughter in nearly a week. Friends and family say they are concerned for Katy McDonald's safety.

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  11. Missing Charlotte Co. woman's family makes plea for safe returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | NBC2 News

    For the first time, we are hearing from a Charlotte County family who hasn't seen their daughter in nearly a week. Friends and family say they are concerned for Katy McDonald's safety.

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  12. Collier first responders screening 911 calls for Ebola symptomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | NBC2 News

    ... Lee County Sheriff's Office. They won't confirm if they are screening as well. We have not heard back from Charlotte County. The second Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola is being treated at Atlanta's Emory University Hospital. But, it's ...

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  13. Who was the 'clipboard man' with Ebola nurse?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | NBC2 News

    ... facility where they will be monitored for signs of the disease and treated if they do contract the virus. Charlotte County with its elderly population would see high mortality should an outbreak of the Ebola virus be detected. Leaders spent the day ...

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  14. Missing Charlotte County Woman Has Sarasota, Bradenton TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Patch.com

    The front door of Katy McDonald's Port Charlotte home was left unlocked and her keys were found about 300 feet from her door. That's why the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office and McDonald's family are reaching out to those in nearby counties to see if anyone has seen the 34-year-old woman who's known for her generosity.

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  15. Ebola patient flew on commercial jet; why didn't anyone stop her?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | NBC2 News

    ... facility where they will be monitored for signs of the disease and treated if they do contract the virus. Charlotte County with its elderly population would see high mortality should an outbreak of the Ebola virus be detected. Leaders spent the day ...

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  16. CDC: Health worker with Ebola should not have flownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | NBC2 News

    ... facility where they will be monitored for signs of the disease and treated if they do contract the virus. Charlotte County with its elderly population would see high mortality should an outbreak of the Ebola virus be detected. Leaders spent the day ...

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  17. FYI Miami: October 16, 2014Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Miami Today

    ... for both. Nopetro has been awarded CNG infrastructure conversions in Florida by the Leon County and the Charlotte County school districts. Trillium CNG has designed, built and operates CNG fueling stations nationwide, its website says. Clean Energy ...

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  18. PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Two Different yet Effective Jazz Vocal ApproachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | All About Jazz

    The Charlotte County Jazz Society opened its 25th anniversary season Monday night with a double concert featuring two Florida-based singers with very different, yet very effective, approaches to the Great American Songbook and jazz canon. Dave Pruyn opened the evening with an hour-long A'Notes in Velvet" tribute set that celebrated his love and respect for late singer , who was nicknamed The Velvet Fog."

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  19. Charlotte County begins staff readiness for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | NBC2 News

    This morning commissioners invited Infectious Disease Specialist, Dr. Mark Asparilla to inform the public what is being done to educate first responders and medical staff about the deadly virus in Charlotte County. "If it hits Charlotte County one of the risk factors is advanced age for high mortality.

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  20. $120,000 in renovations to Charlotte Sports ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... outfield. Sounded like a great idea at time but the people that are sitting in the stands can't hear," said Charlotte County Commissioner Tricia Duffy. Close to $22,000 will be spent to improve the concession stands and the playground. There will ...

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