Copper thieves target A/C units in the Cape

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -  A rash of copper thefts has Cape Coral residents on alert. In the past few days, crooks stole air condition units from almost a dozen homes and businesses ..
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Quality Life Center unveils its new look

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - Quality Life Center has a new attitude these days. With a massive beautification project just completed, The Q has updated its look that goes along with the expan..
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Florida corporate tax reduction goes to Gov. Scott

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Corporations would get a tax cut of $1,100 each under a bill going to Gov. Rick Scott. The Republican governor wanted a much bigger corporate income tax re..
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Southwest Florida celebrates National Day of Prayer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- People around the county are putting their faith in the power of prayer today. Cape Coral Mayor John Sullivan marked the occasion by proclaiming it National Day ..
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It's lights out for Disney World's Grad Nite

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - It's lights out for Disney World's Grad Nite. The annual after-hours event for high school seniors ends with Saturday's last bash for the Class of 2011. It has..
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Senate sends 2 more abortion measures to governor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two bills limiting abortions are headed to Gov. Rick Scott. The Republican-led Senate passed the bills Thursday along party lines following some sharp deba..
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Census: Florida's Hispanics grow more diverse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida saw a massive influx of Central and South Americans in the last decade, adding complexity to a state that is already home to one of the nation's most d..
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1st American in space honored on 50th anniversary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - More than 600 people marked the exact moment when the first American rocketed into space 50 years ago. Thursday's ceremony took place at the spot where ..
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Punta Gorda bank wins sign battle with city

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- It all started innocently enough about six weeks ago when Todd Katz, the manager at Calusa National Bank in Punta Gorda decided that he was going to use the..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Did you get what your stimulus money paid for?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Broken tiles, broken air conditioning, leaking pipes and missing fixtures; these are just some of the problems one Lehigh Acres homeowner is dealing with. Federa..
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Smoke concerns linger due to Jarhead fire in Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.--   Smoky conditions from the brush fires have health officials advising caution for people with breathing problems.   The fire in the Big Cypre..
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Fla. House passes Andrew Widman Act

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- A proposed new law in Florida is one signature away from becoming reality. The Andrew Widman Act was overwhelmingly passed by the Florida House Wednesday morning..
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Gas prices up, demand for gas down

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - When gas prices first began to shoot up, local drivers told us they were avoiding long drives and unnecessary trips, some cutting corners and spending less, so t..
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Businesses, tourists not letting Jarhead Fire stop activities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Flames have scorched more than 21,000 acres in the Jarhead Fire that is burning in south Collier County. The fire is believed to be caused by lightning.&nb..
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Smoky conditions lead to health concerns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - It was obvious across Southwest Florida Wednesday: smoke from brush fires settling over the area.Kurt Goerke of the American Lung Association says the danger com..
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Massive wildfire in Big Cypress sends smoke across SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

OCHOPEE, Fla.- A brush fire that started a week ago continues to burn in Big Cypress National Preserve. As of late Wednesday, the fire grew to nearly 22,000 acres, and&nb..
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Look for Slow Start to Rainy Season and possible Drought into June

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Hot and dry.  That's the prediction for the next few weeks for southwest Florida.   The National Weather Service in Miami is warning:   the rainy season ma..
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Southwest Florida animal shelters busting at the seams, offering big discounts on pets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- The Naples Humane Society is used to a crowd, but they've never been this packed full of paws. "We have about 300 or more animals under our care right now. That's the..
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Teen accused of killing father released from jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  Eighteen year old Brandon Davis by all accounts lead a normal life in a Fort Myers neighborhood with his mother and father. But his lawyer and family friend..
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Bonita Springs YMCA to close its doors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.-- The soccer field at the Bonita Springs YMCA sat empty Wednesday afternoon. And soon it will be empty for good. "You don't just come to a YMCA to join a fitne..
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