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NBC 2 Fort Myers
5 things to know for Thursday, Oct. 19it was frighteningly real. Forecast: Dry, breezy through FridayIt's another mo
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 hours ago
it was frighteningly real. Forecast: Dry, breezy through FridayIt's another morning with more comfortable conditions in Southwest Florida, and drier weather is expected to continue today and into the start of the weekend. Copyright 2017... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Which Southwest Florida city ranks in top 15 happiest citiesNational Geographic released the top 25 happiest cities in the US and a couple
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 16 hours ago
National Geographic released the top 25 happiest cities in the US and a couple of cities in Southwest Florida ranked high. Working with Gallup, they tried to identify cities where contentment is especially high. Residents of the cities say they feel... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Which Southwest Florida city ranks in top 15 happiest citiesNational Geographic released the top 25 happiest cities in the US and a couple
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 17 hours ago
National Geographic released the top 25 happiest cities in the US and a couple of cities in Southwest Florida ranked high. Working with Gallup, they tried to identify cities where contentment is especially high. Residents of the cities say they feel... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Cayo Costa fared well during Hurricane Irmaany kind of weather event, is pretty saturated and still has small vegetation d
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 20 hours ago
any kind of weather event, is pretty saturated and still has small vegetation debris blocking it. Like everyone else in Southwest Florida, Bush said they started boarding up and getting the island ready for Hurricane Irma when it showed its path... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Guest Opinion: Valuable learning experiences within reach for Junior Achievement studentswho stood behind these individuals over the years, helping prepare them for fut
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 20 hours ago
who stood behind these individuals over the years, helping prepare them for future success. As a third-generation native of Southwest Florida, I am passionate about enhancing business in this region, and believe that local professionals should look... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
More in the Morning: 2 quick, healthy meals for school lunchOctober 20th could mean a change in lunch preparation for students across South
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
October 20th could mean a change in lunch preparation for students across Southwest Florida. When Hurricane Irma hit the area, this prompted the state to act on providing free lunches to all students in disaster-declared areas until October... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Sports CalendarWeb: ftmyerstrackclub.com Nov. 3-5 RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournam
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted yesterday
Web: ftmyerstrackclub.com Nov. 3-5 RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament: Hosted by the Conservancy of Southwest Florida; Friday Night Kick-Off Party, 5:30 p.m., at the Conservancy, 1495 Smith Preserve Way, Naples; two days of... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
NFL star, Fort Myers settle for 60 times more than Zombicon shooting victimsof shooting victim Kyle Roberts say they're concerned with a settlement agreed
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
of shooting victim Kyle Roberts say they're concerned with a settlement agreed on by the city of Fort Myers Monday, to pay Southwest Florida native, Nate Allen, $440,000. Allen, currently playing for the Miami Dolphins, was wrongfully arrested for... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
John Prince, Lake Ida disaster relief crowds overflow with frustrationPalm Beach County would take a direct hit, the storm shifted west, devastating
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
Palm Beach County would take a direct hit, the storm shifted west, devastating the Florida Keys and flooding much of southwest Florida. No sustained hurricane force winds were reported in Palm Beach County and power was completely restored... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
More in the Morning: How to protect yourself from hackersMillions of hacking attempts happen against smart devices in Southwest Florida,
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
Millions of hacking attempts happen against smart devices in Southwest Florida, and there's a possibility you are one of the targets, but how would you know? Greg Scasny with Cybersecurity Defense Solutions asks that question and says you need to... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
5 things to know for Tuesday, Oct. 17the caption, “Oh my god. my mom got my dog a school picture because he’s a ther
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
the caption, “Oh my god. my mom got my dog a school picture because he’s a therapy dog at her school.” Fall front teases Southwest FloridaA weakening cold front won't manage to bring any cooler weather to Southwest Florida this week, but it will... Read more
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ajc.com
LEADOFF: Braves’ McGuirk says MLB probe ‘basically wrapped up’not going to make any more comments.” The Braves were happy to talk Monday abo
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
not going to make any more comments.” The Braves were happy to talk Monday about their new spring-training facility in southwest Florida. Will it be ready by February 2019? What will be built around it? Click here for a full story from North... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Scale Rails of Southwest Florida Model Railroad Club CalendarScale Rails of Southwest Florida Model Railroad ClubTue, October 17, 2017 @ 10:
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 2 days ago
Scale Rails of Southwest Florida Model Railroad ClubTue, October 17, 2017 @ 10:00AM Scale Rails of Southwest Florida Model Railroad Club, a non-profit organization for model railroaders and visitors. HO, N-Scale, and Kids Layout. Modeling Visitors... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Fitzenhagen, Sawicki join 'Me Too' movementTwo prominent Southwest Florida women said they've been the victims of sexual h
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
Two prominent Southwest Florida women said they've been the victims of sexual harassment. Rep. Heather Fitzenhagen (R-Fort Myers) and Cape Coral Mayor Marni Sawicki admitted they've both dealt with unwanted advancements. “I’ve had a personal... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Fitzenhagen, Sawicki join 'Me Too' movementTwo prominent Southwest Florida women said they've been the victims of sexual h
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
Two prominent Southwest Florida women said they've been the victims of sexual harassment. Rep. Heather Fitzenhagen (R-Fort Myers) and Cape Coral Mayor Marni Sawicki admitted they've both dealt with unwanted advancements. “I’ve had a personal... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
More in the Morning: New business joins in Irma relief for communityWhen Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida, tens of thousands of applications fo
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
When Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida, tens of thousands of applications for businesses loans were filed with the Small Business Administration. The most recent numbers sent from the SBA show as of Friday, October 13, there were 22,202... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
5 things to know for Monday, Oct. 16a few isolated thundershowers later this afternoon into this evening. Rain acti
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 days ago
a few isolated thundershowers later this afternoon into this evening. Rain activity will be very spotty, with only 20 to 30 percent of Southwest Florida seeing any precipitation. Copyright 2017 WBBH/WZVN (Waterman Broadcasting). All rights reser... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Weather Blog: Ophelia joins infamous list of hurricanes4 strength. It continued with Hurricane Irma that topped out as a record-breaki
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
4 strength. It continued with Hurricane Irma that topped out as a record-breaking Cat 5 monster before making landfall on Southwest Florida as a Cat 3. Though Jose and Lee stayed over the ocean during their lifespans, both were able to reach Cat 3... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Indie Author Day at Lovegrove Galleries Calendarbut why shouldn't an art gallery sponsor an event that showcases the incredible
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
but why shouldn't an art gallery sponsor an event that showcases the incredible talent that we have right here in Southwest Florida. It will provide the opportunity for residents and visitors to meet local writers, hear about their... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Friday night's high school football scores from across FloridaPreparatory Academy 0 South Fort Myers 31, Riverdale 13 South Plantation 28,
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 5 days ago
Preparatory Academy 0 South Fort Myers 31, Riverdale 13 South Plantation 28, Cypress Bay 22 Southeast 49, Lemon Bay 6 Southwest Florida Christian 21, Marco Island 14 Southwest Miami 49, Varela 47 Springstead 14, Land O'Lakes 7 St. Andrew's... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Should Halloween retailers sell realistic-looking, fake guns?U.S. history in Las Vegas, major Halloween retailers are reconsidering what the
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
U.S. history in Las Vegas, major Halloween retailers are reconsidering what they're putting on their shelves. One store in Southwest Florida will not be selling realistic-looking, fake guns. Spirit Halloween stores decided to stop selling... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Friday's ScoresAcademy-Pembroke Pines 52, Pinecrest Preparatory Academy 0 South Plantation 28
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
Academy-Pembroke Pines 52, Pinecrest Preparatory Academy 0 South Plantation 28, Cypress Bay 22 Southeast 49, Lemon Bay 6 Southwest Florida Christian 21, Marco Island 14 St. Augustine 49, Ed White 7 St. Cloud 29, Celebration 0 St. Thomas... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Sarasota senator wants to legalize fireworks salesA Southwest Florida senator has proposed a If you've purchased fireworks in Fl
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
A Southwest Florida senator has proposed a If you've purchased fireworks in Florida, you may have unknowingly committed fraud. Although you can buy fireworks in the state, they're not actually legal here. Retail stores are only allowed to sell them... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Gulf Coast Harmonizers’ 25th Annual Cabaret Show Nov. 4 at German American Club in CapeGulf Coast Harmonizers: The Gulf Coast Harmonizers (formerly Cape Chorale) hav
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 5 days ago
Gulf Coast Harmonizers: The Gulf Coast Harmonizers (formerly Cape Chorale) have been entertaining Southwest Florida audiences since 1991 and is open to men of any age who have an interest in singing in the barbershop... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Sports CalendarWeb: ftmyerstrackclub.com Nov. 3-5 RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournam
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 5 days ago
Web: ftmyerstrackclub.com Nov. 3-5 RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament: Hosted by the Conservancy of Southwest Florida; Friday Night Kick-Off Party, 5:30 p.m., at the Conservancy, 1495 Smith Preserve Way, Naples; two days of... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Horizon Council and Lee County Economic Development announce 2017 Industry Appreciation Award winnersthe past five years through pro bono services to diverse organizations such as
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 5 days ago
the past five years through pro bono services to diverse organizations such as Hope Clubhouse, Multi-cultural Centre of Southwest Florida and Dress for Success SW Florida. The Nonprofit of the Year Award was presented to PACE Center for Girls... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Indie Author Day Saturday at Lovegrove Galleries in Matlachabut why shouldn't an art gallery sponsor an event that showcases the incredible
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 5 days ago
but why shouldn't an art gallery sponsor an event that showcases the incredible talent that we have right here in Southwest Florida. It will provide the opportunity for residents and visitors to meet local writers, hear about their... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Cre8 stylists rejoin the Walk to Defeat ALS on behalf of longtime clientHilde Heard, who has lived with ALS since 2007, Cre8 Salon & Spa will once agai
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 5 days ago
Hilde Heard, who has lived with ALS since 2007, Cre8 Salon & Spa will once again join hundreds of participants at the Southwest Florida Walk to Defeat ALS, at 9:30 a.m., Saturday Oct. 28, at Miromar Outlet Mall in Estero. With the support of... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
5 things to know for Friday, Oct. 13this afternoon, some heavier pockets of rain along with a few storms will devel
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
this afternoon, some heavier pockets of rain along with a few storms will develop, traveling from east to west through Southwest Florida. Scattered rain and storms stay in the forecast for the upcoming weekend, but it's not going to be a... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Condo resident being threatened with lawsuit for hanging American flagThe American flag has sparked a nasty war of words at a condo complex in Southw
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
The American flag has sparked a nasty war of words at a condo complex in Southwest Florida. A man living where Hurricane Irma first made landfall put the flag out to support first responders. Now, his condo association is threatening him with a... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
VFW refuses to show NFL games amid national anthem protestsVFW posts across Southwest Florida are refusing to stand with the NFL while pla
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
VFW posts across Southwest Florida are refusing to stand with the NFL while player kneel for the national anthem. The American Flag is proudly displayed inside and outside of VFW Post 4147 in Lehigh Acres. “It’s means everything to me,” VFW Post... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
SR-82 reconstruction project set to begin MondayState Road 82 begins Monday in Lee County. The long-awaited project was pushed
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
State Road 82 begins Monday in Lee County. The long-awaited project was pushed back a few weeks after Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida. The entire project will stretch from Lee/Colonial Boulevard to State Road 29 in Collier County and is... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
What's being done to fix flaw in 911 system?the state of Florida should weigh in on this, the legislature," Taylor said. T
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
the state of Florida should weigh in on this, the legislature," Taylor said. The NBC2 Investigators also tracked down Southwest Florida Congressman Francis Rooney. "It's ridiculous we would be using cell technology that pings back to a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Will Hurricane Irma drive up stone crab prices this season?rise again this year, consider it a form of hurricane relief for the battered f
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
rise again this year, consider it a form of hurricane relief for the battered fishing industry in the Florida Keys and Southwest Florida. Both areas were hit hard by Hurricane Irma in September, and fishermen and crabbers hope to rebound with a... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Charlotte County performs 'prescribed burns' to prevent wildfiresdo it on our own terms." Charlotte County workers hope this extra caution pays
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
do it on our own terms." Charlotte County workers hope this extra caution pays off, after the series of wildfires that hit Southwest Florida over the past winter and spring. Ronda Wisor lives in a heavily wooded neighborhood, not far from where... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Florida orange crop seen plunging to 71-year low after Irmamore lethal than what it was," Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam sai
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
more lethal than what it was," Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said Wednesday. Groves are still under water in southwest Florida and state lawmakers are calling for immediate federal aid for producers. Highlights from the USDA's... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
$1M marketing boost approved for local tourism officialscompared to past years $175,000 towards marketing with German airliner Eurowin
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
compared to past years $175,000 towards marketing with German airliner Eurowings – the new flights starting in 2018 from Southwest Florida International Airport to the country Collier County has agreed to match the $175,000 contribution. All... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Expert: Florida citrus crop could be worst in 75 yearsthe storm dumped massive amounts of rain across the Florida peninsula. That par
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
the storm dumped massive amounts of rain across the Florida peninsula. That particularly affected groves in Southeast and Southwest Florida, which remained flooded for up to five days, growers reported. “I don’t know of anybody in this region is... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
SR-82 reconstruction project set to begin Mondayto widen State Road 82 begins Monday. The long-awaited project was pushed back
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
to widen State Road 82 begins Monday. The long-awaited project was pushed back a few weeks after Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida. The portion of the road at the center of the conversation is east of Lee/Colonial Boulevards to Shawnee... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
5 things to know for Thursday, Oct. 12Boulevard just before 1:20 a.m. Rocky business model aggravating North Port ci
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
Boulevard just before 1:20 a.m. Rocky business model aggravating North Port citizensA war over rocks is breaking out in Southwest Florida. Hundreds of people hide and hunt for hand-painted stones covered with messages aimed to bring happiness.... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
SR-82 reconstruction project set to begin Mondayto widen State Road 82 begins Monday. The long-awaited project was pushed back
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
to widen State Road 82 begins Monday. The long-awaited project was pushed back a few weeks after Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida. Many describe the road as dangerous and congested, which is why FDOT is turning the two-lane road into... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Rocky business model aggravating North Port citizensA war over rocks is breaking out in Southwest Florida. Hundreds of people hide
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
A war over rocks is breaking out in Southwest Florida. Hundreds of people hide and hunt for hand-painted stones covered with messages aimed to bring happiness. Now a woman is making a quick profit off of the fun game. "People like to see where... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
10 cars burglarized in one nightasked the residential company about the gate but have not heard back. It's a g
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
asked the residential company about the gate but have not heard back. It's a good reminder for everyone to lock their doors. No one has been charged. Deputies are asking anyone for information to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 800-780... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Rocky business model aggravating North Port citizensA war over rocks is breaking out in Southwest Florida. Hundreds of people hide
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
A war over rocks is breaking out in Southwest Florida. Hundreds of people hide and hunt for hand-painted stones covered with messages aimed to bring happiness. Now a woman is making a quick profit off of the fun game. "People like to see where... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Criminal record? Horrible work history? Florida juvenile justice will still hire youlater concluded it could not sustain a charge of sexual harassment. Five years
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
later concluded it could not sustain a charge of sexual harassment. Five years later, DJJ hired Hughes to work at the Southwest Florida Regional Juvenile Detention Center, where he remained for three years. Details of Hughes' alleged misdeeds... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Floridians behind on flu treatment due to Irmathe flu as a result of still recovering from Hurricane Irma. Flu season weeks
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
the flu as a result of still recovering from Hurricane Irma. Flu season weeks 37-38 began the day Irma made landfall in Southwest Florida. In the report published by the Florida Department of Health, influenza activity continued to "circulate at... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Floridians behind on flu treatment due to Irmathe flu as a result of still recovering from Hurricane Irma. Flu season weeks
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
the flu as a result of still recovering from Hurricane Irma. Flu season weeks 37-38 began the day Irma made landfall in Southwest Florida. In the report published by the Florida Department of Health, influenza activity continued to "circulate at... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Are Hurricane Irma donations getting to those who need it most?Money has flowed into Southwest Florida to help in the wake of Hurricane Irma,
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
Money has flowed into Southwest Florida to help in the wake of Hurricane Irma, but is it getting into the hands of people who truly need it? Sandee Harraden lost her Everglades City home in Hurricane Irma and most of her business too. "You have to... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Gators lurking in Lehigh playground pondAlligators are a concern all over Southwest Florida, but in a Lehigh Acres neig
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
Alligators are a concern all over Southwest Florida, but in a Lehigh Acres neighborhood, where they're in a pond next to a playground, parents are extra worried. In Oakwood off Lee Boulevard, a small neighborhood playground gets lots of attention... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Ophelia upgraded to Cat 1 hurricanewas the latest in a stretch of landfalling hurricanes in the United States foll
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
was the latest in a stretch of landfalling hurricanes in the United States following Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Irma in Southwest Florida, and Maria on Puerto Rico – a U.S. territory. Hurricane season runs through the end of November in the... Read more
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