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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
VISIT FLORIDAkayak fishing trips. Based at Bunche Beach in Fort Myers, and serving surroundi
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 5 minutes ago
kayak fishing trips. Based at Bunche Beach in Fort Myers, and serving surrounding areas such as Naples, Bonita Springs, Sanibel, Captiva, Cape Coral, Pine Island, and Matlacha, the opportunities to explore pristine coastal estuaries as well as... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Bicyclist killed in Sanibel Causeway accidentFlorida Highway Patrol has confirmed that a fatal crash occurred Saturday morni
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted an hour ago
Florida Highway Patrol has confirmed that a fatal crash occurred Saturday morning on the Sanibel Causeway. Just before 11:00 a.m., authorities say 46-year-old Tracey A. Kleinpell and her husband were riding their bicycles across the causeway headed... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Planning commission supports variance for Lighthouse Way residenceThe Sanibel Planning Commission approved a variance to the land development cod
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 2 hours ago
The Sanibel Planning Commission approved a variance to the land development code for a home on Lighthouse Way during its recent meeting, which began with one of the commissioners resigning. The commission voted unanimously in favor of the variance,... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
UPDATE: 'Ding' Darling fully operational(Jan. 22, 2017) With guidance from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, J.N. "Din
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 16 hours ago
(Jan. 22, 2017) With guidance from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island announced on Jan. 20 that the following message has been posted on its buildings: "Due to the lapse in... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
State finds use of force justified in Sanibel officer-involved shootingThe State Attorney's Office has found the use of deadly force by two Sanibel po
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
The State Attorney's Office has found the use of deadly force by two Sanibel police officers and a deputy sheriff justified in the 2016 officer-involved shooting on Sanibel. The state announced today that it had completed the review of the shooting... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
'Ding' Darling reports on impact of government shutdownWith guidance from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, J.N. "Ding" Darling Nation
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
With guidance from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island announced on Jan. 20 that the following message has been posted on its buildings: "Due to the lapse in federal appropriations, the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Bridgeport Homicide, New Canaan Flu Death Top News In Fairfield Countytech and finance writer, but has made her first foray into fiction with a new
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted yesterday
tech and finance writer, but has made her first foray into fiction with a new mystery novel . "A Shell of a Problem: A Sanibel Island Mystery" was published in November, and Schiff is already at work on a second novel in the series. A new... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Popular Sanibel wildlife refuge affected by shutdownwildlife refuge was feeling the effects. Signs have been posted around the J.N
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 3 days ago
wildlife refuge was feeling the effects. Signs have been posted around the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel, informing visitors they won't get the full experience as long as the shutdown is in effect. Despite the lack of... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Popular Sanibel wildlife refuge affected by shutdownwildlife refuge was feeling the effects. Signs have been posted around the J.N
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 days ago
wildlife refuge was feeling the effects. Signs have been posted around the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel, informing visitors they won't get the full experience as long as the shutdown is in effect. Despite the lack of... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
BIG ARTS Concert Band to perform at Zion Lutheran Church Jan. 26The BIG ARTS Concert Band from Sanibel will perform at Zion Lutheran Church Fri
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 4 days ago
The BIG ARTS Concert Band from Sanibel will perform at Zion Lutheran Church Friday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. The concert is open to the public, admission is free and a love offering will be received. The concert will feature such songs as "The... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Island Inn Road reopens to pedestrian, bicycle trafficThe city of Sanibel announced today that that the stretch of Island Inn Road im
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 4 days ago
The city of Sanibel announced today that that the stretch of Island Inn Road immediately west of Tarpon Bay Road has been reopened for pedestrian and bicycle use only. Motorized vehicle traffic, however, remains prohibited. Officials reported that... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Sanibel Public Library to close in preparation for continuing renovationThe city of Sanibel reported today that the Sanibel Public Library is embarking
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 4 days ago
The city of Sanibel reported today that the Sanibel Public Library is embarking on Phase II of the Your Library Reimagined project. In preparation for the second phase, the library will be closed from Jan. 20-31, with plans for it to reopen on Feb.... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Island vacationer hopes to find her mother's lost wedding bandA woman who recently visited Sanibel and Captiva is asking for the community's
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 5 days ago
A woman who recently visited Sanibel and Captiva is asking for the community's help to hopefully locate her mother's wedding band that she lost during the trip. Karen Horetsky, from Middleton, Pa., lost the plain, solid gold band on Jan. 8 - the... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Fort Myers Beach iguana knocked out from cold snapof our native species are able to handle that (short cold). It's only for a few
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
of our native species are able to handle that (short cold). It's only for a few hours," said Chris Lechowicz, Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation's herpetologist and wildlife and habitat management program director. Lechowicz... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Hundreds lose power in SWFL during frigid coldin North Fort Myers, with about 220 outages according to LCEC. There were also
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
in North Fort Myers, with about 220 outages according to LCEC. There were also power outages reported on Marco Island, Sanibel, and Lehigh Acres. LCEC said that the reason behind the outage could be a number of things, however cold is most... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Wind Chill AdvisoryWestchase, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Venice, Sarasota, Englewood, Port Char
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
Westchase, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Venice, Sarasota, Englewood, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Cape Coral, Captiva, Sanibel, Chiefland, Bronson, Williston, Inverness, Brooksville, Spring Hill, Dade City, Zephyrhills, Brandon, Plant City, Sun... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
GOD’S mothering loveaccept that love - Divine Love - which implies a tender, caring, nurturing, com
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
accept that love - Divine Love - which implies a tender, caring, nurturing, compassionate God, could be feminine, as well as masculine, therefore the infinite, divine Father-Mother. June Sieber is affiliated with the Sanibel Christian Science Chur... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Harry Maurer to provide comedy, magic at Community House eventfit for a job as an entertainer," Harry Maurer said. The comedic and magician
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
fit for a job as an entertainer," Harry Maurer said. The comedic and magician will perform Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Sanibel Community House. Tickets are $45 per person. There is a pre-show, special wine dinner - a three-course meal prepared... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Volunteers put in the work to make SWFL Chef Invitational top notchin the time and effort to ensure that it is a big success. Scheduled for Jan.
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
in the time and effort to ensure that it is a big success. Scheduled for Jan. 27 at 6 p.m., the event will feature seven Sanibel youth working alongside professional Southwest Florida chefs to create small plate tastings from a six-course menu.... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Guest Commentary: Great news: Heart healthy meals have arrivedyou've got to be there, at least you have some reasonable menu choices. The Am
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
you've got to be there, at least you have some reasonable menu choices. The American Heart Association will be with us on Sanibel for the Fifth Annual Sanibel/Captiva Heart Walk on Jan. 28. It takes place at the Sanibel Community House starting at... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Sanibel traffic problems, delaysTo the editor: Let's all get serious about an important issue for all Sanibeli
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
To the editor: Let's all get serious about an important issue for all Sanibelians, full time, part time, day trippers and tourists. Traffic on or off the island would be an appropriate question for your weekly Word On The Island opinion piece and... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Co-Ed Softball Tournament winner namedThe City of Sanibel Recreation Center's Co-Ed Softball recently finished its fa
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
The City of Sanibel Recreation Center's Co-Ed Softball recently finished its fall season. Gator Bites was named the 2017 fall champion after the Jan. 10 tournament. The results are as follows: - Island Inn 19 - Bubble Room 14 - Bailey's 7 -... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
KindnessI go off Island. (It's a fun game. Make sure you signal the car behind you.) An
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
I go off Island. (It's a fun game. Make sure you signal the car behind you.) And I also allow two cars in when I come back home. People are so grateful. Do you believe in kindness? Tell us about some ways you express it. Sidney B. Simon ... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
In the Garden: Magnolia, the Southern Beautyrelease a sugary scent that attracts the pollinators. In The Garden is a joint
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
release a sugary scent that attracts the pollinators. In The Garden is a joint effort by all at the local garden center, at 3889 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel. For information, contact 239-395-5859 or visit www.facebook.com/rswalshin... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Rotary Happenings: San-Cap Rotary helping to support neighborhood revitalizationseason. There is an impressive group of dedicated Rotarians already joining cl
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
season. There is an impressive group of dedicated Rotarians already joining club members in the planning of our upcoming Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club's Annual Arts & Crafts Fair on Feb. 17-18. Proceeds from the fair allows our Rotary Club to fund... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Shell Shocked: New Year’s resolutions that are easy to keepby holding my breath. - I plan to take up pickpocketing as a hobby. - I plan
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
by holding my breath. - I plan to take up pickpocketing as a hobby. - I plan to practice transcendental meditation on the Sanibel Causeway. - I plan to eat ice cream 10 times a day. - I plan to increase my television viewing to 13 hours a... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Lunch and design ideas offered during workshops at Community Housesingle client." Those interested in registering for the workshops are encourag
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
single client." Those interested in registering for the workshops are encouraged to do so early by visiting either www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net or by calling 239-472-2155. "All of us at Decorating Den Interiors are looking forward to meeting... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Sanibel Community House Fine Art Festival to feature over 50 artistsDozens of artists will have their work on display during an annual festival set
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
Dozens of artists will have their work on display during an annual festival set for Jan. 19-20. Hosted by the Sanibel Community Association and boulderbrook productions, the Sanibel Community House Fine Art Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 4... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Community feedback sought as panel delves into Captiva Codeiguanas. He said they are labeled as a "nuisance" because they eat vegetation a
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
iguanas. He said they are labeled as a "nuisance" because they eat vegetation and can burrow into seawalls, causing damage. Sanibel and Boca Grande have eradication programs in place for them. Jensen said he did not believe Captiva was at that... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Captiva Community Panel committee provides update on wastewater studyCommunity Panel formed the committee as a response to community requests. The m
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
Community Panel formed the committee as a response to community requests. The move also was encouraged by the city of Sanibel as city officials have long been concerned about potential environmental risks to Sanibel arising from Captiva's... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Sheepshead bite heats up around Southwest Floridareported around the Gulf passes including Boca Grande, Captiva, Redfish, Blind
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 6 days ago
reported around the Gulf passes including Boca Grande, Captiva, Redfish, Blind and around structure at either end of the Sanibel Causeway. Nearshore reefs in 30 to 40-foot depths yielded a good bite on the few days the winds were light. Shore... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Mel Meo exhibition to open at Pine Bay GalleryBar. Meo's family is originally from Indianapolis. "My grandfather came here
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 6 days ago
Bar. Meo's family is originally from Indianapolis. "My grandfather came here to Southwest Florida and lived over on Sanibel," Meo said. "When my parents left Indianapolis, my mother, who was Native American, was drawn to the Calusa mounds of... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Thousands brave cold for truck tugsDemers and Melissa Hughes came from Colorado for vacation and so Keith could as
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 6 days ago
Demers and Melissa Hughes came from Colorado for vacation and so Keith could ask Melissa to marry him, which he did in Sanibel. "We're celebrating here at the truck pull. We love it. We have a guy named Frog who we know and this is where we... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Marine Resources Task Force talks public outreachreuseable bags to tourists and residents. Veach contacted a group called the C
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
reuseable bags to tourists and residents. Veach contacted a group called the Coastal Keepers. It's a volunteer group on Sanibel, part of the Sanibel Sea School, that is also trying to promote reusable bags over plastic bags. The group has gotten... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Smith keeps seat on council; no special election requiredOne Sanibel City Council member will not have to vie to retain her seat in a sp
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 7 days ago
One Sanibel City Council member will not have to vie to retain her seat in a special election. The city of Sanibel held a one-week qualifying period from Jan. 8 to Jan. 12 at noon for anyone interested in running for the seat currently held by... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Ride tide reemerges along Florida's southwest coastknocked it back. Medium counts of red tide organism were recorded in Lee, Char
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
knocked it back. Medium counts of red tide organism were recorded in Lee, Charlotte and Sarasota counties last week. Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation's Rick Bartleson says he found 700,000 cells per liter near a preserve west of Fort... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Byron Stout's Fish Finder: Jan. 12of Matlacha Isles, according to Lehr's Economy Tackle in North Fort Myers. Nor
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 9 days ago
of Matlacha Isles, according to Lehr's Economy Tackle in North Fort Myers. Norm Zeigler's Fly, Bait & Tackle Shop on Sanibel reports the snook bite is gaining steam, with good action reported from most of the creeks and bayous in the J.N.... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Nelson, Rooney keen to keep oil rigs away from Florida coastas well as loss in revenue due to lower attendance at county facilities. The Le
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 11 days ago
as well as loss in revenue due to lower attendance at county facilities. The Lee County School District and the city of Sanibel, also filed claims, receiving $5.24 million, $2.5 million and $460,000, respectively. Neither Fort Myers Beach nor... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Nelson, Rooney keen to keep oil rigs away from Florida coastas well as loss in revenue due to lower attendance at county facilities. The Le
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
as well as loss in revenue due to lower attendance at county facilities. The Lee County School District and the city of Sanibel, also filed claims, receiving $5.24 million, $2.5 million and $460,000, respectively. Neither Fort Myers Beach nor... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Nelson, Rooney keen to keep oil rigs away from Florida coastas well as loss in revenue due to lower attendance at county facilities. The Le
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 11 days ago
as well as loss in revenue due to lower attendance at county facilities. The Lee County School District and the city of Sanibel, also filed claims, receiving $5.24 million, $2.5 million and $460,000, respectively. Neither Fort Myers Beach nor... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Nelson, Rooney keen to keep oil rigs away from Florida coastas well as loss in revenue due to lower attendance at county facilities. The Le
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 11 days ago
as well as loss in revenue due to lower attendance at county facilities. The Lee County School District and the city of Sanibel, also filed claims, receiving $5.24 million, $2.5 million and $460,000, respectively. Neither Fort Myers Beach nor... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Nelson, Rooney keen to keep oil rigs away from Florida coastas well as loss in revenue due to lower attendance at county facilities. The Le
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 11 days ago
as well as loss in revenue due to lower attendance at county facilities. The Lee County School District and the city of Sanibel, also filed claims, receiving $5.24 million, $2.5 million and $460,000, respectively. Neither Fort Myers Beach nor... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Donald H WallWall, Donald H. Age 76, of Sanibel Island and Lemont Illinois, at rest January
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 11 days ago
Wall, Donald H. Age 76, of Sanibel Island and Lemont Illinois, at rest January 7, 2018, at his home in Lemont surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Sandra nee Srotyr; loving father of Lawrence (Donna) and Timothy (RaeLyn); devoted... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Nelson, Rooney keen to keep oil rigs away from Florida coastas well as loss in revenue due to lower attendance at county facilities. The Le
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 11 days ago
as well as loss in revenue due to lower attendance at county facilities. The Lee County School District and the city of Sanibel, also filed claims, receiving $5.24 million, $2.5 million and $460,000, respectively. Neither Fort Myers Beach nor... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Business BriefsThursday, Feb. 1, at Faith United Methodist Church, 15690 McGregor Blvd., in Fo
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 12 days ago
Thursday, Feb. 1, at Faith United Methodist Church, 15690 McGregor Blvd., in Fort Myers, and again on Friday, Feb. 2, at Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel Island. The workshop will update attendees on the new tax and is an... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Sports Calendarvisit www.facebook.com/events/1305798532882301/. Friday, May 11 7th Annual "D
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 12 days ago
visit www.facebook.com/events/1305798532882301/. Friday, May 11 7th Annual "Ding" Darling & Doc Ford's Tarpon Tournament, Sanibel - While registration for "catch, care, and release" tournament is full, you can contact Sarah Lathrop at... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Dense Fog AdvisoryWestchase, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Venice, Sarasota, Englewood, Port Char
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 days ago
Westchase, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Venice, Sarasota, Englewood, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Cape Coral, Captiva, Sanibel, Brandon, Plant City, Sun City Center, Parrish, Lakewood Ranch, Myakka City, North Port, Babcock Ranch, Fort Myers,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Special Weather StatementWestchase, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Venice, Sarasota, Englewood, Port Char
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 13 days ago
Westchase, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Venice, Sarasota, Englewood, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Cape Coral, Captiva, Sanibel, Chiefland, Bronson, Williston, Inverness, Brooksville, Spring Hill, Dade City, Zephyrhills, Brandon, Plant City, Sun... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Possible oil drilling impacts in SWFLconcerns, and would take a toll on our ecosystem & tourism. Meanwhile, the dri
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 13 days ago
concerns, and would take a toll on our ecosystem & tourism. Meanwhile, the drilling was put on hold. According to the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, the 'seismic air-gun blasting' will continue. That's done by firing sonic... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Sea School offers hands-on ocean experience to studentsLast month the Sanibel Sea School treated elementary aged children to Bunche Be
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 13 days ago
Last month the Sanibel Sea School treated elementary aged children to Bunche Beach Preserve as an extension of what they learned in the classroom, complete with hands-on experiences. "We reached out to The Heights Foundation to forge a new... Read more
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