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2014/11/27 13:13
2014/11/27 13:13
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Cris Comerford arrived in Chicago in the 1980s as a virtual unknown, worked hard and ultimately landed a big job in the nation's capital. Just like her boss — Barack Obama. Comerford, a 52-year-old...
2014/11/27 13:13
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2014/11/27 00:13
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Serious flooding caused two golf courses to close on Sanibel Island Wednesday, which is a day they can usually count on for big business. The island received anywhere from three to five inches of...
2014/11/26 17:22
2014/11/26 17:22
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The Sanibel Middle School boys’ basketball team includes (L to R) front: Team Manager Carson Liebatrau, Preston Towle, Michael Lemmon and Nathaniel Entwistle. Middle row: Wyatt Symes, Ben Arensman,...
2014/11/26 17:22
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The Sanibel Middle School girls' basketball team is set and will start their "building year" with a dozen players on the team. Four players return from last year's squad, including Maria...
2014/11/26 17:22
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Did you know that I was a local TV star about twenty years ago? I was even nominated for an Emmy award. No, this isn't April fool's, it's the truth. I used to do a two-minute humor commentary on...
2014/11/26 17:22
2014/11/26 17:22
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Sanibel-Captiva Rotary's speaker recently was a guest from the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum's, Dr. Harry G. Lee. Participating in the R. Tucker Abbott Visiting Curatorship fellowship...
2014/11/26 17:22
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When you drive over the causeway and arrive on Sanibel, there is a sign that reads "Welcome to our Sanctuary Island Please Enjoy, Don't Destroy." With its thousands of acres of wildlife refuge,...
2014/11/26 17:22
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A total of 19 Sanibel-Captiva Island restaurants packed The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club's first tee and driving range area for the 2014 CROW's Taste of the Islands, which came under perfect, sunny...
2014/11/26 17:22
2014/11/26 17:22
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To the editor: Although the upgraded Pond Apple Trail together with the new Shipley Trail extension to the city Roadside Parking lot on Periwinkle has been finished to all weather standard, it has...
2014/11/26 17:22
2014/11/26 17:22
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To the editor: The stakes are in place, and the regular patrons have been notified: Doc Ford's is moving soon! As far as the developers are concerned, this is a fait accompli. One problem - a...
2014/11/26 17:22
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A water storage project with the space equivalent of 5,500 Olympic-sized swimming pools is expected to help in protecting water resources in Southwest Florida. The Florida Department of Environmental...
2014/11/26 17:22
2014/11/26 17:22
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Sanibel continues to cement its place as a top destination for bicyclists and others using the island's ribbon of paved footpaths. The city has been recognized with a silver award by the League of...
2014/11/26 17:22
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A proposed shift in locations for an island restaurant is already drawing loud complaints from those living near the new site. One islander, in fact, will take his protests viral. Charles Sobczak...
2014/11/26 17:22
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After being stricken by the red tide's algal bloom toxin, an endangered sea turtle was released back into her home - the Gulf of Mexico - after two weeks of rehabilitation from the CROW group on...
2014/11/26 17:22
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Ten thousand. That's the number of candles estimated to have been lighted over the years during the Luminary Festival, the kickoff celebration to the holidays in Sanibel and Captiva. The candles line...
2014/11/26 07:39
2014/11/26 07:39
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To the editor: I readied myself for night-time biking. My helmet light blinking attention from car drivers coming out of restaurants. My red tail light protecting my rear, and a front light arcing...
2014/11/26 06:26
2014/11/26 06:26
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When plotting a garden, you might be thinking about where to plant the veggies, and where to put the fruits and berries. However, you might also consider where to create wildlife habitats so that you...
2014/11/25 17:36
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In August, Lee County Emergency Management held a seminar about hurricane preparedness for the people of Pine Island. Last Tuesday island community members from the churches, food pantry, fire...
2014/11/25 00:39
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The Sanibel Causeway improvement project and a toll plaza cost Lee County $131 million. Part of the money came from a bond - the other part a $40 million junior lien - now the lien is paid off and...
2014/11/24 14:21
2014/11/24 14:21
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Startled catfish out of its depth: Schoolboy, 15, captures the moment a giant osprey swoops in and catches his prey unawares Jaw-dropping pictures show the moment a majestic osprey swoops in and...
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