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  1. Giant Air Show Grounded By Lack Of SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Southwest Florida Online

    About to celebrate their 35th year, the Board of Directors of the not-for-profit Florida International Air Show have cancelled the annual 2015 show planned to take place March 27-29 at the Punta Gorda Airport in Charlotte County, Fl. Several factors impaired the organization's ability to successfully host the 2015 Florida International Air Show including the lack of a sponsor this year, as well as the lack of support from Charlotte County government, said the air show organizers.

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  2. IRS Problem Solver Attorney Mary King Discusses New Issues For Filing 2014 Tax ReturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PR Log

    ... the Law Office Of Mary King P.L. Has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. With offices in Sarasota and Punta Gorda Florida, Attorney Mary King has helped thousands of clients resolve their IRS debt problems. Frequently a featured guest on ...

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  3. 90-year-old Punta Gorda man looks back on time as a Wwii P.O.W.Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    But he had no idea that about a year and a half later he would be taken as a prisoner after Hitler's surprise attack in an effort to split the Allied armies-better known as the Battle of the Bulge. There wasn't room for everyone to sit down so half stood while half sit-switching off every once in a while.

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  4. Port Columbus passenger traffic rose in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... added daily service to Los Angeles in August 2013. At Rickenbacker, Allegiant Air started year-round service to Punta Gorda, Fla., and added seasonal service to Myrtle Beach, S.C., adding to its growing list of vacation destinations. The airline ... 1 comment

  5. Punta Gorda man under arrest for illegal contracting, burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A Punta Gorda man was arrested on a variety of charges, including multiple felony counts of contracting without a license. Detectives say 30-year-old David Osteen used illegal contracting jobs to provide him with information he used to later burglarize those locations.

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  6. Deputies: False contractor information used to commit burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A Punta Gorda man was arrested on Wednesday on a variety of charges, including multiple felony counts of contracting without a license. Detectives allege that he used those illegal contracting jobs to provide him with information he used to later burglarize those locations.

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  7. a oeShare the loveaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    What: on January 31, 10 am - 4 pm six unique and beautiful Punta Gorda Isles homes and three gardens will be open to tour while supporting New Operation Cooper Street and Back Pack Kidz. This is the 4th Share the Love for the Kids Home Tour is presented by Beyond Ourselves, the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Proceeds Go To: Over the past 5 years, the group has raised over $90,000 for two local organizations New Operation Cooper Street and Back Pack Kids.

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  8. PERFORMANCE: Looking Ahead: Southwest Florida Jazz PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | All About Jazz

    ... the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa. Saturday, February 21 - 10th annual Punta Gorda Wine & Jazz Festival , Laishley Park, Punta Gorda, 1-6 pm. Saxophonist are featured at this smooth jazz event. The ...

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  9. This Week in Local Government: January 26-30, 2015Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Bradenton Times

    MANATEE COUNTY The Sarasota-Manatee MPO will conduct a joint meeting the Charlotte-Punta Gorda MPO just before having its own meeting at the Venice Community Center on Monday; the Palmetto City Commission will workshop then have a meeting through the afternoon and evening. On Tuesday, the BOCC will hear a petition by Cargor Partners VIII - Long Bar Pointe LLLP requesting commissioners to adopt an ordinance that would establish a Community Development District in Long Bar Pointe.

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  10. IRS, FBI warn against tax scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | NBC2 News

    ... and the girl's bed had straps possibly used as restraints. Two people were injured in a crash on US-41 in Punta Gorda Friday morning, just south of Taylor Road. These are the faces of lives lost in homicides - all their cases have gone cold and ...

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  11. Fort Myers ranked 4th best winter escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | NBC2 News

    ... and the girl's bed had straps possibly used as restraints. Two people were injured in a crash on US-41 in Punta Gorda Friday morning, just south of Taylor Road. Two people were injured in a crash on US-41 in Punta Gorda Friday morning, just south of ...

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  12. Serious crash on US-41 in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | NBC2 News

    Emergency crews are on scene of a serious crash on US-41 in Punta Gorda, just south of Taylor Road. According to Charlotte County Fire & EMS, the crash happened between a car and a semi-truck heading southbound on US-41.

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  13. North Port student accused of brandishing gun after Charlotte basketball gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NBC2 News

    On Friday, January 16, 2015, officers who were working an off-duty detail at Charlotte High School, 1250 Cooper Street, Punta Gorda, responded to the parking lot in reference to a report of a male brandishing a gun. The suspect, later identified as Rodney Dwayne Lamb Jr date of birth 01-14-1997, of 1804 Dragonfly Avenue, North Port, Florida, subsequently fled the scene after a witness verbally confronted Lamb.

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  14. EHC, Inc. Heads Into 25th Anniversary with Continued Growth and ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... its clients. Moving into 2015, EHC added Orange Blossom in Naples with The Ronto Group and Oak Hammock in Punta Gorda with KB Home to its active projects. The company can also announce Kalea, the multi-million dollar, multi-tower development in ...

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  15. Pottsville disaster dogs need help after being rescued from bad situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Examiner.com

    ... situations do tend to come up unexpectedly. A total of 13 puppies, as well as two mommies, will be going to Punta Gorda, Florida on Friday. Bye-bye Arkansas, hello good life for these babies, who deserve every chance possible for a good life. "So ...

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  16. Forecast: Warmer with more sun tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | NBC2 News

    ... 50s and lower 60s by early Wednesday morning. A low of 59 is anticipated at Fort Myers, 61 at Naples and 56 at Punta Gorda. On Wednesday, the upper level disturbance responsible for today's cloudy and cool weather will be pivoting away from the ...

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  17. SW Florida's Sandman Book Company's author event successfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Examiner.com

    ... . The guests mingled and spoke with the authors, and some also asked for autographs. Sandman is located in Punta Gorda, Florida. The event was called "Open House for Authors." Local writers and authors gathered this past Saturday, and it appeared to ...

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  18. Port Charlotte food bank hit with large fee to get stolen trailer backRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... company for 18 days. Police told Scotland it was released on Friday, and he was told to go to Prompt Towing in Punta Gorda to pick it up. "If they have a hold on it, they tell you it can't be released until they tell you it can," said Saladino. ...

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  19. Forecast: Tracking Tuesday's rain chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | NBC2 News

    ... the forecast data we have to work with a high of 73 degrees is expected for Fort Myers, 72 at Naples and 73 at Punta Gorda. As the upper-level disturbance that will give us more clouds and a few rain drops on Tuesday pulls away, we should see more ...

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  20. Brenda L. HudsonRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Observer

    She was born on September 10, 1962 in Punta Gorda, Florida, the daughter of the late Jack and Elizabeth Hudson. She was formerly em-ployed as a counselor at Tri-County Hospital in Gowanda, NY.

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