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3 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee

Man Charged in Death of Transgender Woman

Police reports in southwest Florida indicate a man accused in the slaying of a transgender woman may have been angry she outed him on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Fort Myers, FL

3 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Fugitive sought in Fort Myers

Bruce Martin, 38, recently evaded authorities. Martin is described as a career offender who has spent more than a decade in state prison and most of his adult life embedded in a life of crime.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, State Prisons, Prison

9 hrs ago | Naples Daily News

Morning Report: Traffic, weather, daily preview Traffic, weather and a look ahead at Thursday

Weather: We have more onshore flow on Thursday, which will again bring scattered activity in coastal areas in the morning hours.

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Related Topix: Collier County, FL

13 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Ex-wife of slain officer granted restraining order

The ex-wife of a Naples police officer, killed in a domestic violence shooting earlier this month, has been granted a restraining order.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Collier County, FL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Golf courses to get faster 911 response

A medical emergency can happen anywhere. If someone gets hurt on the golf course, sometimes that means it they are a long distance from the clubhouse.

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Related Topix: Estero, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Naples masseuse busted offering sexual services to detective

It happened on Tuesday at the Queen Spa at U.S. 41 and Central Avenue. Wink News found out Jianping Liu was back to work serving clients a day after police arrested her for prostitution.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bonita Springs, FL

NBC2 News

Lee County parent to opt children out of standardized testing

A Lee County School board member wants to opt his children out of standardized testing.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Fort Myers, FL, North Fort Myers, FL, Family, Kids

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Joseph has named Jamil Zabaneh as the ... )--Fitch Ratings has upgraded Caesars Entertainment Operating Company.

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NBC2 News

Call to action to curb skin cancer

Experts say UV radiation from sunlight or tanning beds is the biggest cause.Doctors say consumers need to be vigilant about using a broad spectrum sunscreen and reapply it every few hours.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, Nigeria, World News,

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Lurking red tide bloom generates gloomy outlook

The largest red tide bloom recorded in Florida waters since 2006 is lingering in the Gulf of Mexico and could move south over the next few days.

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Related Topix: Florida, Sanibel, FL, Captiva, FL, Hernando County, FL, Okeechobee, FL

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Hunger relief

The Harry Chapin Food Bank is preparing for the upcoming school year and the fight against childhood hunger, and once again an area supermarket chain is leading the charge.

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Related Topix: North Fort Myers, FL, Fort Myers, FL, Suncoast Estates, FL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Council discusses domestic partnership registry

Even before a formal presentation was delivered Monday night, a dozen people paraded before City Council favoring the establishment of a domestic partnership registry in Cape Coral.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Sarasota, FL, Florida

Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Lee County Housing Authority

Christine Rodriguez, 36, of Lehigh Acres, is the executive director of the Tri-County Apprenticeship Academy.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL, Alva, FL

Lehigh Acres Gazette

New Home Needed to Save Free Medical Clinic

Compassionate Care Clinic in Lehigh Ares opened nearly three year ago. Since then the clinic has scheduled more than 2200 doctor visits.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

LCSO seeks witnesses to Estero bicycle accident

ESTERO, Fla.- Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit are looking for witnesses to a bicycle crash that happened Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Estero, FL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NBC2 News

Vandals damage North Fort Myers baseball fields

The criminals spray-painted on the dugouts, concession stand walls, and even the scoreboard at North Fort Myers Community Park .

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Related Topix: North Fort Myers, FL, Fort Myers, FL, Florida, McGregor, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Woman dies after rolling truck while showing off for boyfriend

A woman was killed and her boyfriend injured when she rolled the 2006 Ford pickup she was driving in Lehigh Acres Monday evening.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Report: Binghamton area man killed by lightninga

Report: Binghamton area man killed by lightning in Florida Scott Wilcox, 42, died July 22, when he and two others were struck by lightning on Fort Myers Beach Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mWa5G4 A Binghamton-area man was killed last week after being struck by lightning on a Florida beach, according to news reports.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers Beach, FL

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Sheriff's Office seeks public's help finding missing man

On July 28, 2014 at 12:30 p.m., Paul Richard Cereceda was reported missing by his mother who resides in Fort Myers Beach.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers Beach, FL, Fort Myers, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Missing Ft. Myers Beach man with special needs found safe

On July 28, 2014 at 12:30 p.m., Paul Richard Cereceda was reported missing by his mother who resides in Fort Myers Beach.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers Beach, FL, Fort Myers, FL

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