FPL gets OK for nuclear recovery fee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Customers of Florida Power and Light will  have to pay a higher nuclear recovery fee, to help the company upgrade its two nuclear power plants, and design a possible third pla..
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HIV patients upset Collier Co. pharmacy closed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - People living with HIV are calling to get prescriptions re-filled only to find the Collier County Health Department's pharmacy closed last Friday for good. T..
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Central Fla. commissioner pleads no contest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Former Orange County Commissioner Mildred Fernandez has entered a plea of no contest just before the start of her trial on corruption charges.   &nbs..
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Thieves steal $6,500 in diesel fuel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Thieves target a gas station 5 times in 2 months and get away with thousands of gallons of diesel fuel. Owners of the Sunoco at 3006 Palm Beach Boulevard say the..
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CCSO makes 2nd arrest in Halloween vandalism

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a second teen involved in a Halloween incident around 10 p.m. of egging and throwing objects from a car in the commu..
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SB lanes of I-75 closed due to vehicle fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The southbound lanes of I-75 are now open after a vehicle fire at mile marker 138 in Fort Myers earlier today. The call came in at roughly 3:45 p.m. There were no..
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GOP Senate candidates say politicians have failed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Senate candidate Craig Miller says Washington needs more businessmen making decisions instead of career politicians.    The retired res..
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FMPD asks help in identifying assault suspect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Monday, September 26, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to Lookers located at 4045 Fowler Street in reference to an aggravated assault. Police learned..
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Feds preliminarily OK Fla. water pollution rule

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The federal Environmental Protection Agency has preliminarily approved a state alternative to water pollution regulations EPA had proposed for Florida.&nbs..
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CCSO to introduce cell dog program Thursday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Aimee, Maggie, Dexter, and Chance are untamed and unruly kids, worthy of good homes with loving families.  All they need is lots of attention, care and c..
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A Powerball ticket could make you $245,000,000 richer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The odds are stacked against you. The likelihood you'll match all five numbers and the Powerball is one in 195 million. "I play it every week, twice a week," said..
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Volunteers join the search for missing Cape man

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The search continues for a missing Cape Coral man. Jim Arthur, 80, disappeared last Thursday. His stepson, Garrett Kern, is a person of interest in Arthur's disap..
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Fla. pushes adoption for roughly 800 foster kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is launching a statewide initiative to find homes for roughly 800 foster children during National Adoption Month.    The Department ..
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Scott meeting press at AP legislative meeting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and Florida legislative leaders are meeting the press in Tallahassee.    They are speaking to reporters and editors Wednesda..
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Florida takes advantage of gap in blueberry market

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HAWTHORNE, Fla. (AP) - When you think of Florida fruit, oranges, grapefruit and strawberries come to mind. But blueberries?    Hundreds of small blueberry farms have..
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Sanibel festival will disrupt traffic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- Due to the 6th annual Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival, motorists may experience traffic delays on the Sanibel Causeway beginning November 3rd through November 6th. ..
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SW Fla. fighting mosquitoes, thanks to rainy Oct.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A rainy October has mosquito control officers buzzing in Southwest Florida.    Officials say they are experiencing the worst mosquito season ..
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Fla. chaplain helps pull victims from crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) - A chaplain for the Polk County Sheriff's Office teamed up with his wife and several bystanders to pull victims from a two-vehicle crash near a Lake Wales or..
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Millions of foreclosure cases up for free review

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Millions of foreclosure cases across the country are about to get a second look, and it could result in banks writing a check to homeowners.It's meant as a remed..
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Family says Cape Coral police dropped the ball

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A Cape Coral man has been named southwest Florida's most wanted man.  Garrett Kern is considered a person of interest in his stepfather, James Arthur's dis..
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