Hendry County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Monkey Breeding Farm Construction Outrages Animal Rights ActivistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Lehigh Acres Gazette

    The Animal League Defense Fund has filed a lawsuit against Hendry County claiming that the commission approved the facility being built behind closed doors. So-Flo Ag plans to confine 3,200 macaques on their property near Lehigh Acres.

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  2. You couldn't ask for a longer list of objections.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Florida Trend

    A state agency that has approved almost every development project submitted to it has balked at U.S. Sugar's plans to develop land currently slated for Everglades restoration. On 67 square miles of sugar land southwest of Lake Okeechobee in Hendry County, U.S. Sugar and Hilliard Brothers of Florida, another sugar company with adjoining property, have joined forces on a project called "Sugar Hill."

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  3. Hendry County faces lawsuit over monkey breeding facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Neighbors in southwest Florida say a new animal center could bring dangerous diseases like Ebola and tuberculosis to their community. WINK News has a copy of a new lawsuit, just filed Thursday, against Hendry county.

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  4. Republican Candidates Take Glades CountyRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Southwest Florida Online

    Glades county voters cast votes Tuesday much like neighboring Hendry county, voting Republican to keep Governor Rick Scott in office as well as Commissioner of Agriculture, Chief Financial Officer, and Attorney General. Amendments were also in favor, although Amendment 2, Medical Marijuana was a narrow yes vote, and statewide not enough votes were in favor to hit the mandated 60% of votes needed.

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  5. Republicans Lead Election NightRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Southwest Florida Online

    Republicans lead the polls Tuesday night in Hendry County with a substantial margin in most races. Statewide results will not be in for several hour past the 7 p.m. poll closing in most of Florida and closings an hour later in the Panhandle because of Central Time Zone there.

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  6. Medical Marijuana Supporters In LaBelle TodayRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | Southwest Florida Online

    A group of medical marijuana supporters met today on State Road 80 and Bridge Street in downtown LaBelle showing signs in support of voting "yes" for Florida's Amendment 2. Organizer Paul Harper of Naples has for several weeks been showing support on the streets of Southwest Florida and on his Facebook pages. Harper who grew up in Hendry county, posted on Facebook after today rally, "I am proud of you all and you all are on the right side of history on this issue.

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  7. FPL plant proposed where panthers roamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    ... & Light Co. power plant. The proposed plant with three generating units would be south of Lake Okeechobee in Hendry County and just north of the Seminole Tribe's Big Cypress Reservation. FPL has sunk close to $70 million in land costs into the site ...

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  8. Weather Matters: 40s expected in Palm Beach Sunday morning; a look back at OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Palm Beach Daily News

    It was a start to November that people will remember. The calendar page had barely turned when cool winds began rolling down the Florida peninsula, putting a cap on five months of warm temperatures.

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  9. Staff Assistant Wanted - Hendry CountyRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Southwest Florida Online

    PURPOSE OF JOB: This position provides administrative and clerical support to the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) office in LaBelle and to the Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District (HSWCD).

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    After Hendry County deputies -- along with Special Agents with the Secret Service -- had been notified of the distribution of counterfeit bills, investigators conducted a search warrant at 100 E. Aztec, Apt.3 in Clewiston. The search warrant was a result of reports by local businesses in the Hendry County area that individuals were circulating counterfeit bills.

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  11. Weather Matters: Tropical Storm Hanna forms in CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Palm Beach Daily News

    ... International Airport this morning was 63; but it was 67 in Palm Beach. It was in the low 50s in parts of Hendry County and Glades County; and 53 in Belle Glade. 58 in Royal Palm Beach. 52 in Immokalee. These temperatures are 6 degrees below normal ...

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  12. The Attorney for Frank Bower, One of the Alleged 'Ninja...Read the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... accusations involving a December 2013 home invasion in Collier County and a March 2014 home invasion in Hendry County. Collier County Sheriff, Kevin Rambosk, also announced that a fifth person, Jacob Gallegos, was arrested on Monday for allegedly ...

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  13. Hernando Countya s unemployment rate dropped in September for the first time in four months.Read the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Hernando Today

    ... lower unemployment rates in September. Jefferson County saw a slight increase. The state's highest rate was in Hendry County, which had 12.0 percent unemployment. Monroe County weighed in with the lowest rate with 3.7 percent. The statewide ...

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  14. St. Johns County unemployment rate declines to 4.8 percent in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | St. Augustine Record

    ... Meanwhile, bordering Flagler County had the second-highest rate in the state at 8.4 percent, trailing Hendry County's rate of 12 percent. Still, Flagler's rate fell 1.1 percent points from the previous month, and the rate is 1.5 percentage points ...

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  15. Marijuana Amendment Supporters Plan RallyRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | Southwest Florida Online

    ... in several rallies in Southwest Florida in recent weeks. Harper, a former resident of LaBelle who grew up in Hendry county says, "Let's show the people of Hendry/Glades that there is broad support for this important issue! This is a non-partisan ...

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  16. State unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | St. Augustine Record

    ... County (4.0 percent); Okaloosa County (4.9 percent); and St. Johns and Wakulla counties (5.3 percent each). Hendry County had the highest unemployment rate (13.1 percent) in Florida in August 2014, followed by Flagler County (9.5 percent), Hamilton ...

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  17. Florida jobless mark down on eve of electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... were those with relatively high proportions of state and federal government employees. Southwest Florida's Hendry County, while falling from 13.1 percent in August to 12 percent, continued to hold the state's highest unemployment rate. Flagler and ...

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  18. Pinellas unemployment falls to 5.8 percentRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... Pinellas tied with three counties for the rank of N. 41. The No. 1 ranked county for highest unemployment was Hendry County with 12 percent. The county with the lowest unemployment, ranked No. 67, was Monroe County with 3.7 percent. Gov. Rick Scott ...

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  19. Weather Matters: NOAA predicts cool, wet winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Palm Beach Daily News

    Expect a cool, wet winter in Palm Beach and all of Florida, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in its seasonal forecast released Thursday.

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  20. Craigslist Post Leads To Chop Shop BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... man had a friend call the number posted on Craigslist and his friend found out where tank was being stored. Hendry County investigators went to the location and two men let them on the property. Investigators said they found tools, vehicle parts, ...

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