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8 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

School supplies drive for Lee and Charlotte County schools

The school year is right around the corner and Southwest Florida schools are in need of supplies for their students.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Employees allegedly caught selling spice at El Jobean store

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant Tuesday at an El Jobean convenience store, seizing several packages of synthetic drugs and arresting two store employees.

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Related Topix: Drugs

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Store workers arrested for selling synthetic drugs

After members of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at the Chevron station, they say they located nine foil packets of a substance that tested positive for synthetic marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, North Port, FL, Port Charlotte, FL

NBC2 News

Store workers arrested for selling synthetic drugs

After members of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at the Chevron station, they say they located nine foil packets of a substance that tested positive for synthetic marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, North Port, FL, Port Charlotte, FL

Englewood Review

Advanced Medical Massage announces new Englewood office

Advanced Medical Massage has recently opened a new office in Englewood. Owner Jeff McCrocklin is a Certified Medical Massage Therapist in Charlotte County and has served the Englewood and Port Charlotte area for the past two years.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Englewood, FL, Port Charlotte, FL, Aromatherapy

YourObserver

Longboat Key-Vet office site sought for a new Key eatery

Kurt Schultheis Property owners are seeking to turn the site of the former Longboat Key Animal Clinic at 5530 Gulf of Mexico Drive into a 74-seat restaurant.

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Related Topix: Longboat Key, FL, Punta Gorda, FL, Sarasota, FL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Bird nests halt Sunshine Lake cleanup, cost taxpayers

WINK News has confirmed that nesting blue herons are costing Charlotte County taxpayers more than $5,000 per day.

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Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL

NBC2 News

Missing Port Charlotte teen possibly headed out of state

The Sheriff's Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of a 17-year-old girl who may be headed out of state to be with a 23-year-old man.

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Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL, Lehigh Acres, FL, Sarasota County, FL, Naples, FL

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Florida mom in legal fight over C-section delivers son

A woman who went to federal court in an attempt to avoid a fourth cesarean section has delivered her son after agreeing to the procedure.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Port Charlotte, FL, Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Doctor: No such thing as 'forced C-section'

A Charlotte County hospital reportedly threatened a Cape Coral mother with legal action if she didn't have a C-Section.

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Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL

NBC2 News

Cape Coral Police warn of fake cop scam

Cape Coral Police has a warning, its not them. Someone has been making calls claiming to be Cape Coral Police detectives.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, McGregor, FL

NBC2 News

Changing the pond color at Naples Airport is part of the plan

It is part of the plan to intentionally color the large pond along Airport Pulling Road at the Naples Municipal Airport.

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Related Topix: McGregor, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NBC2 News

Mom who tried to fight hospital's push for C-section gets vocal support

Answering a Facebook campaign to show support, dozens swarmed the sidewalks in front of a Port Charlotte Hospital Sunday picketing against the hospital's insistence for a Cape Coral's mother to have a birth by C-section.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Port Charlotte, FL

NBC2 News

Sheriff's office identifies teen who was found dead in Island Walk pond

New information from the Collier County Sheriff's Office who confirm the victim's identity as 16-year-old Christian Castaldo of Golden Gate.

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Related Topix: Collier County, FL, Golden Gate, FL, Lehigh Acres, FL

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NBC2 News

Dangerous bacteria threatens a dozen beaches in SW Florida

Researchers are concerned that more than a dozen Southwest Florida beaches are infested with bacteria.

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Related Topix: Florida, Okeechobee, FL, Sanibel, FL, Lee County, FL, Collier County, FL

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Viral Video: Kitten fights ceramic cat

The video, Do Yourself A Favor And Watch This Kitten Attack A Ceramic Cat, was posted by User James Akamaguna on Youtube.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

NBC2 News

Nesting birds back up Charlotte County waterway project

A contractor hired by Charlotte County is getting paid to do nothing. Birds nested in Port Charlotte waterways filled with algae, and as long as the wildlife stays, the crews can't remove the algae.

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Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL, Bonita Springs, FL, Cape Coral, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

CCSO responds to possible robbery at Bank of America

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies are responding to a possible robbery at the Bank of America, located on the corner of US 41 at Madrid Blvd. Patrol vehicles from both the Punta Gorda Police Department and CCSO are on the scene.

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Related Topix: Punta Gorda, FL

Capital Soup

FDOT RoadWatch Advisory for I-75 from SR 78 to Charlotte County line in Lee County

Traffic will be detoured to I-75 southbound to SR 80/Palm Beach Boulevard or SR 31 to SR 80/Palm Beach Boulevard and back onto I-75 northbound.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Florida man holds gun to cat on Facebook

Florida man holds gun to cat on Facebook Man holds gun to cat's head on Facebook Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1mMQd8n Port Charlotte, Florida - The Animal Welfare League in Port Charlotte Florida is investigating this photo of Thomas Mcguinness of Port Charlotte pointing the gun at a cat as a possible case of animal cruelty.

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Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL, Animal Rights, Fort Myers, FL

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