4 new additions to Florida Artists Hall of Fame

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Jensen Beach actor, writer, director and filmmaker Ricou Browning is among four new members who will be inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame.&nbs..
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Fla. Gov. Scott has same goals, new approach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is going into his second legislative session with the same priorities - creating jobs and making the state more business friendly - and a n..
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Let's Eat: Holiday Pinwheels

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Tony and Ed from Anthony's on the Blvd show us how to make holiday pinwheels.  Tortilla Wraps 10", Sliced ham, sliced cheese, soft cream cheese with green foo..
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Five people taken to hospital in US 41 crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Five people, including two kids, were taken to the hospital after a crash on US 41 in Naples. The two car accident happened at 10 p.m. Thursday night on US 41 north ..
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Weather causing delays for travelers in southwest Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Travel delays are affecting people in southwest Florida trying to get home or get to loved ones for the holidays.  Delays to places like Denver and Atlanta..
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Children's Hospital "Snow Pile" gifts a success

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla -- Many children will have to spend the holidays in the hospital. But, The Children's Hospital has found a way to bring the holidays straight to the patients and th..
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What does $40 mean to you?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - $40 will get you a bag full of food at the Joe's Outreach Food Pantry in Harlem Heights. Going without that much money is impossible says heights resident Virgin..
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Project leaves beach visitors with steep step to water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla--The four million dollar restoration project at Fort Myers Beach expanded the width of the beach to attract visitors. However, it has now left some struggling..
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Killer whale Tilikum gets medical treatment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The killer whale responsible for a trainer's death last year is undergoing medical treatment. SeaWorld Orlando officials said Thursday that Tilikum has been mo..
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Court blocks Fla. inmates from having pen pal ads

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - The federal appeals court in Atlanta has upheld a Florida rule that blocks inmates from using online pen-pal sites. A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Cour..
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Florida yoga teacher named 'world's oldest'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) - The yoga teacher in the front of the room lay on the floor, her hands resting on her upper thighs. She lifted her right leg high in the air, foot flexed...
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Researchers: video games won't make you smarter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Those action-packed video games under many Christmas trees on Sunday morning may be loads of fun, but don't expect them to improve kids' grades, concentrat..
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Post Office locations open for business on Dec. 24th

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Lee and Collier County Post Offices that will be open on Saturday, December 24th, include the following: Page Field Post Office in Fort Myers will be open from 9 a.m. until noon C..
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State Dept. of Environmental Protection urges: buy green

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is urging last minute holiday shoppers to buy green. DEP says that people can find an amazing array of sustainable and recyclable..
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Arrest made in south Fort Myers laptop snatching

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Fort Myers man, who stole a laptop computer directly off of a restaurant patron's lap and fled, has been arrested. On December 16, 2011 just after 5:00 p.m., th..
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Third gold coin discovered in red kettle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An anonymous donor has dropped another 1983 South African Krugerrand gold coin in one of the Salvation Army’s red kettles, bringing the total of gold coins ..
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Fuccillo gives Salvation Army a 'huge' boost

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign is getting a 'huge" boost from one Southwest Florida business. Thursday morning, Fuccillo Kia announced it will match don..
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Special Christmas gift for a Cape Coral soldier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A wounded Cape Coral soldier gets a big Christmas present. Private First Class Corey Kent was officially given the keys to his own apartment. The apartment is an ..
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Fla. foster children visit family for holidays

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - For several years, Department of Children and Families Secretary David Wilkins and his wife "adopted" two foster girls just for the holiday season. If the Wilkins went..
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Suspects pistol-whip homeowner and steal his birds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Luis Gonzalez was in his garage on 27th St. SW, in Lehigh Acres, when two males wearing dark clothing and masks entered the open door. One of the suspects point..
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