Judge: Attorneys for Fla. mother violated order

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A judge has ruled that attorneys for a Florida mother charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter have violated a court order to turn over information about e..
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Goodwill and Wachovia partner for Donation Drive and Shred Day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS- Wachovia Bank and Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida are partnering for a year-end donation and shredding event on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at the Whiskey Creek ..
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Donated Christmas trees a holiday treat for zoo animals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Some people in the Florida Panhandle donated their Christmas trees to a zoo, instead of throwing them out.The trees were covered with peanut butter, ..
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Breakthrough blood test offers new hope in fight against cancer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BOSTON (AP) - A blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is moving one step closer to being available at your doctor's off..
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Woman who claims Donald Duck groped her, will get day in court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Pennsylvania woman who claims Donald Duck groped her at Disney's Epcot theme park can have her day in court, a federal judge has ruled.Disney must defend Apri..
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New agriculture commissioner facing tough challenges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Florida’s new Commissioner of Agriculture is inheriting hundreds of millions of dollars in crop damage. December’s cold weather caused more than 200-..
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Dollar General plans to hire 6,000 new employees this year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Here's some good jobs news for the new year: Dollar General is creating  six-thousand new jobs this year.  The discount retailer said it plans to open ..
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Widening of U.S. 41 about to begin in South Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ESTERO, Fla - The final widening of U.S. 41 is about to begin in South Lee County .The project will widen the 4 lane section of the highway to 6 lanes between Corkscrew Road and Sa..
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Driver in critical condition after accident on Pine Ridge Road in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The Florida Highway patrol reports a driver is in critical condition after a single car accident that blocked traffic for hours in Collier County on Monday ..
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New oatmeal raising money for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - McDonald’s kicked off the new year with the national introduction of its new Fruit & Maple Oatmeal. Fruit & Maple Oatmeal is McDonald’s first ..
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Teens playing with laser injure helicopter pilots

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Two teenagers face felony charges after pointing a laser light at a police helicopter. Authorities say the teens were shining the laser pen into the air about 2..
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Car fire in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES-- WINK Crews were at the scene of a single vehicle fire at Naples Blvd and Hollywood Dr. this morning. North Naples Fire Department said the engine overheated and caught fir..
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Record numbers on visitors to Naples Zoo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NAPLES- Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is celebrating the new year with the announcement that the Zoo welcomed 301,163 guests in 2010 -- more than any other year in its long histo..
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Florida confirms hiring Weis, adds Verducci, Wynn

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida has confirmed that former Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis will be Will Muschamp's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. The Gators also have ..
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Rick Scott's inauguration festivities begin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two days of events celebrating the inauguration of Republican Rick Scott as Florida's 45th governor began with a breakfast honoring two women who will also..
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Anthony wants sex questions prohibited at trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Attorneys for Casey Anthony want a judge to prohibit testimony about her sex life with a witness during her murder trial. Anthony's attorneys will make their r..
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Fort Myers 'drops the ball' during New Year's Eve

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

Everyone had their eyes on the ball, waiting to ring in 2011... but some technical difficulties made the countdown somewhat anticlimactic. Watch to see how organizers "dropped the ..
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Shooting sends Lehigh man to hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.-The search is on for suspects involved in a violent home invasion. Robbery detectives were on the scene searching for more information Monday morning. The Lee Co..
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New grocery store for community after 3 years without one

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Three years after a Publix store closed on U.S. 41,  leaving many without close access to a grocery store, a new one is finally here. Tuesday morning, Save-..
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Saturday shooting in Labelle marks second death investigation in one week

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LABELLE, Fla.- A Labelle man is found shot and left to die in a ditch, prompting Hendry County Sheriff deputies to start their second death investigation in just a week. 23-year ol..
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