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Fort Myers, Florida is located in Lee County. Zip codes in Fort Myers, FL include 33905, 33994, and 33908. The median home price in Fort Myers is $199,000 which is roughly $108/per square foot. More Fort Myers information.

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Local news for Fort Myers, FL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Christian book store owner: Atheists targeted signage

A Christian book store owner said he is being targeted by people he described as atheists, after a complaint was issued about a sign in the right of way in front of his business. Code Enforcement Officers told him he has until Monday to move it.

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4 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Some neighbors upset by I-75 flyover plan

The road will take traffic from the city of Fort Myers, down Hanson Street into in the Forum neighborhood east of I-75. Lee County's population sits at about 645,000 people.

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4 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Bayshore Fire begins stint with bare-bones crew

Monday was day one for the Bayshore Fire Department to operate on a skeletal crews. The department in North Fort Myers was cut in half after they lost a grant paying for 50-percent of their staff.

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7 hrs ago | NBC2 News

FMPD officer who wheeled man to safety honored

Officer Gilberto Benitez has been named the East Fort Myers Rotary Officer of the Month for August 2014. Officer Benitez was selected for his courageous efforts to assist a man in a wheelchair who was stranded during a violent thunderstorm.

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10 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Man in serious condition after I-75 crash

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A crash this morning on I-75 had traffic at a standstill near mile marker 142 southbound. According to Florida Highway Patrol, a Cemex cement truck rear-ended a F350 belonging to the Fountain Pools company on the Caloosahatchee Bridge.

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16 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Pedestrian hit and killed on Daniels Parkway

A pedestrian walking on Daniels Parkway was hit and killed by a truck early Monday morning, according to Lee County deputies. Deputies responded just before 2 a.m. to Daniels Parkway and American Colony Boulevard.

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16 hrs ago | NBC2 News

FGCU student dies after being found unresponsive in dorm

A freshman at Florida Gulf Coast University is dead after police found him unresponsive inside a dorm room. Austin Vonckx, 19, was found in distress early Sunday morning inside a fourth-floor dorm room at the Biscayne Hall dormitory.

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20 hrs ago | WWGR-FM Fort Myers

Downtown Punta Gorda Gallery Walk

For the freshest local produce, foods, flowers, soaps, handmade items, and more - and the best people watching. Bring the family and the dog as you stroll through nearly 50 vendors selling locally produced vegetables and fruits, herbs, jams, Florida grass fed beef, coffee and coffee beans, Gourmandize, French, German, Dutch & American baked goods, prepared foods, pet foods, shell oil lamps, Mediterranean Foods and fresh local seafood.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

FGCU Student Dies in Hospital

Fort Myers, Fl. - After less than a month on campus, a 19-year-old freshman at FGCU was pronounced dead at Gulf Coast Hospital Medical Center early Sunday after he was reported in distress at a university dorm.

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NBC2 News

Forecast: Tracking Monday's rain chances

Partly to mostly cloudy sky conditions are expected tonight with overnight lows in the low to mid 70s. Though much of the region will stay dry; a few lingering showers will remain possible this evening.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Possible name change for Ft. Myers bridge causes controversy

Change could soon be in store for a Fort Myers landmark. The Caloosahatchee Bridge could soon be called the Henry Ford Bridge.

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NBC2 News

Volunteer group tries to clean up Business 41 in N. Fort Myers

Trash, rundown buildings and overgrown lots are all things you can find on Business 41 in North Fort Myers. But, one group is trying to clean up the area.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Margaret Orr: What to know about disturbance near Gulf with chances of tropical development

The National Hurricane Center says there is a slight chance -- 20 percent -- for tropical development for a weak low near Fort Myers, Florida, within 48 hours. The NHC lowered the development chances from 40 to 30 percent three to five days out.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Actors' Playhouse Announces Full Cast for 'Murder Ballad'

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's cast of Murder Ballad: Blythe Gruda, Chris Crawford, Mariand Torres and Mark Sanders Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's cast of Murder Ballad: Blythe Gruda, Chris Crawford, Mariand Torres and Mark Sanders Actors' Playhouse has announced full casting for the upcoming Florida premiere of Murder Ballad , a new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash that will play a limited four-week engagement at the Miracle Theatre from October 8 - November 2. A love triangle gone wrong, Murder Ballad centers on Sara, an Upper West Sider who seems to have it all, but whose downtown past lingers enticingly and dangerously in front of her.

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NBC2 News

City leaders hopeful to get downtown Fort Myers hotel deal

There was another big step for the City of Fort Myers in the pursuit to get a waterfront hotel attached to the Harborside Event center. City officials told us Friday they are hopeful construction could start fairly soon.

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NBC2 News

Bayshore Fire Department losing half its force

Just one day after nation honors first responders on 9/11 the Bayshore Fire Department in North Fort Myers is losing half it's force. Currently, there are 12 paid firefighters on the staff but that number will be reduced to six beginning this weekend.

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NBC2 News

Explosive growth in SWFL craft brewery business

At the Fort Myers Brewing Company, business is hopping, and they've only been open in Gateway a little more than a year. "I think Fort Myers was ready for this; they were craving it," said Fort Myers Brewing Co.

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WWGR-FM Fort Myers

Chamber Music

For the freshest local produce, foods, flowers, soaps, handmade items, and more - and the best people watching. Bring the family and the dog as you stroll through nearly 50 vendors selling locally produced vegetables and fruits, herbs, jams, Florida grass fed beef, coffee and coffee beans, Gourmandize, French, German, Dutch & American baked goods, prepared foods, pet foods, shell oil lamps, Mediterranean Foods and fresh local seafood.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Ceremonies across the country remember September 11

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Today we pause across the country to mark the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks. Annual observances took place today in New York City, at the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Mystery mailings wrongfully name WINK News as sender

Mysterious post cards are showing up in Southwest Florida mailboxes, but they're not coming from the address listed in the upper left corner. Viewers have called and emailed WINK News after receiving the post cards, attacking a local networking group for Southwest Florida business women.

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