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  1. Sarasota Manatee MPO Agenda Results: April 27, 2015Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Bradenton Times

    ... Alternative Projects (RTAP) (Colleen McGue, MPO) Review MPO Staff's negotiations with Charlotte County-Punta Gorda MPO and Polk TPO regarding TRIP and RTAP priorities. -- McGue said not to expect funding for all of the projects being requested. -- ...

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  2. Roy E. Burkholder, Jr., Punta Gorda, Fla.Read the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Reporter

    Roy E. Burkholder, Jr., 96, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Harbour Terrace at South Port Square, Port Charlotte, Fla. Roy was born Jan. 29, 1919, in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late Roy E. and Nellie Burkholder.

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  3. Lost Marine class ring makes it homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... high temperatures on April 26th. The County Life Music Festival opens up Friday at Florida Track and Trails in Punta Gorda. It's three days of food, drinks and music featuring some of country's biggest stars. The County Life Music Festival opens up ...

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  4. Countrylife Music Festival takes off in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... one of the largest to come to Southwest Florida. Eighteen big country icons and some fresh faces will perform in Punta Gorda over then next three days. One of those fresh faces is Craig Wayne Boyd, seventh season winner of 'The Voice'. "Well being ...

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  5. Dunbar girls ready for regions on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The News-Press

    ... with big hopes. The rest of Lee County is set for the Region 3A-3 championships at Charlotte High in Punta Gorda, while small schools like Evangelical Christian School are off to Clearwater in the Region A-3 championships. At Dunbar, Te'Niya Jones, ...

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  6. Punta Gorda playground torn down due to budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... upset. I know nobody knew it was happening," said Dubois. WINK News talked to other neighbors in the South Punta Gorda Heights area; some say the playground was an eyesore and needed to come down. Others say the children and families enjoyed it. The ...

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  7. Punta Gorda playground torn downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | NBC2 News

    ... stop early Tuesday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. A bulldozer arrived Tuesday to tear down a Punta Gorda playground after it failed an inspection. South County Regional Park located at 670 Cooper Street in Punta Gorda lost its ...

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  8. Country Life Music Festival arrives in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... off Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday night. Florida Tracks and Trails is located at39450 Bermont Road in Punta Gorda.

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  9. Co-leader Do's fate quickly changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The News-Press

    ... I've shopped there a long time," she said. "I'm happy to be affiliated with them now." Marilyn Lovander of Punta Gorda is among the 30 players in the Legends Tour field along with Fort Myers' Terry-Jo Myers and Naples' Gail Graham. ... Lucianne Lee ...

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  10. Hurricane Charley: 5 Years LaterRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... in deep south Dade and Homestead after Andrew, but I think it was slower process for those communities than Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte have seen. For better or for worse, the area surrounding Charlotte Harbor and the Peace River in Southwest ...

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  11. Siesta Properties home sells for $5.5 millionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | YourObserver

    ... Pittsford, trustee, and Eugene Pittsford sold the home at 1912 Hibiscus St. to Jeffrey and Kendra Dash, of Punta Gorda, for $528,500. Built in 1952, it has three bedrooms, two baths and 1,530 square feet of living area. It previously sold for ...

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  12. Charlotte County tourism goes globalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... winter," said Futch. WINK News got an exclusive look at the filming of one of those videos at Babcock Ranch in Punta Gorda. Vange Tapia is an actress from Mexico City who studied tourism in college. Now she travels around the United States hosting ...

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  13. Turn to bison for a healthy, delicious change of paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Northwest News and Tribune

    Demonstrating yet again my devotion to explore food trends, I recently tossed the family and a cooler in the car and headed to Punta Gorda for some bison meat. Although grass-fed beef and bison are beginning to show up in supermarkets, usually people first find them at specialty markets, local butcher shops or farmers markets.

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  14. Golden Girls shine in new homeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | YourObserver

    When Carol Turner-Dembrowski and her husband, Jim, drove an hour to Nate's Honor Animal Rescue from their Punta Gorda home, they expected to adopt two dogs, including a shih tzu named Benny. Instead, they left with four Golden Girls.

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  15. Antique show at Shell Factory gains increased interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... antique shop in Arcadia. He said the show moved here in January after its original location at History Park in Punta Gorda decided to stop it. "The Cronins and (marketing director) Rick Tupper gave me a fantastic deal and we started coming here. ...

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  16. FGCU baseball downs Jacksonville, 8-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... Coral, Fla./Bishop Verot HS) stayed hot with a 2-2 effort with three walks, and three runs while Jake Noll (Punta Gorda, Fla./Charlotte HS) extended his hitting streak to a career-high 15 games with a 1-2 showing at the plate. He would walk twice ...

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  17. One dead after four-vehicle crash on I-75 in Charlotte Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | NBC2 News

    ... at mile marker 154 on I-75 northbound lanes just before 5:30 a.m. They say a tow truck driver, John Westby of Punta Gorda, was attempting to retrieve a vehicle from a previous crash in the construction zone and crossed the northbound lanes of I-75 ...

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  18. Debate to build ATV park in Collier County continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | NBC2 News

    ... that. A spokesperson for Collier County said the county has been in talks with Florida Tracks and Trails in Punta Gorda for months. They are working on a deal for Collier County riders to use the park at a discounted rate. "It's a short-term ...

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  19. Henrietta C. Owens, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Republic

    ... ivors include her sons, Johnny (Darleen) Owens of Hawaii and Jeffrey Lynn Owens; a brother, Charles M. Warner of Punta Gorda, Florida; and two grandchildren.

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  20. fgcubase vs minnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... as the junior went 1-3 with a homerun, two RBI and a pair of runs scored. Hitting behind Rivera was Jake Noll (Punta Gorda, Fla./Charlotte HS) who went 2-4 to extend his hitting streak to 13 games, the fourth such streak of his career and second ...

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