IMMBIZ Entrepreneurial School promises new businesses for Immokalee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - School is in session in at the Immokalee Business Development Center. And each graduating class promises to bring new local businesses to the city. Eugene Jones d..
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Thieves target south Lee County neighborhood

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County deputies are investigating a rash of burglaries in a south Lee County neighborhood. Detectives have received at least fifteen incident reports since Th..
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Drivers contemplating changes to driving due to pain at the pump

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Gas prices are driving major changes to southwest Florida's economy. On Monday evening, southwest Florida drivers were paying about $3.79 for a gallon of regu..
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4-year-old girl dies after she was run over in a driveway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

LEE County, Fla - A 4-year-old girl is dead after a family friend runs over her while backing out of a driveway.  It happened around 5:12 p.m. at a home on the corner of Menoc..
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Back into the Pool: Swim Center Corp. has Another Proposal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

It's back into the pool, part three.  The Nationl Swimming Center Corp. of Texas is making another proposal to convert a baseball park into an aquatic center.Lee County has re..
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Trial begins in case of Collier band director accused of having sex with student

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A former Collier County band director on trial, accused of having sex with a student. Robert Hamberg resigned from Gulf Coast High School when the allegation..
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Cape Coral Heating Up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape leaders are turning down the thermostats to save thousands of dollars. Every city building went from 72 degrees to 78 while workers are in the office. It wil..
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Survey shows Obama in tough re-election fight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Republicans Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee hold a slight lead over President Barack Obama in a new poll of Florida residents on next year's presidential election...
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Fla. high court to take up foreclosure matter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- The Florida Supreme Court will consider the foreclosure case of a Greenacres homeowner that involves a law firm under investigation for alleged "robo-signing" an..
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Missing Alzheimer's patient found

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

UPDATE:  Mr. Kickbush has been located in Coral Gables by the Coral Gables Police Department. Mr. Kickbush is in good health and the family is in the process of making arrang..
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Wal-Mart looking to lure back shoppers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart is hammering home its low-price message with a new ad campaign in a bid to bring back customers.    The campaign, starting today, bears the ..
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Boaters beware of flying Gulf sturgeon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- Boaters beware. It's flying fish season Wildlife officials are reminding boaters that Gulf sturgeon as long as 8 feet and weighing 200 pounds are migrating into..
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BP provides $30 million to mitigate impact to NW Fla.'s tourism industry

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced that the Northwest Florida Tourism Council (NWFTC) will receive a $30 million BP marketing grant to help mitigate impa..
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Three Oaks Elementary school teacher involved in serious crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Three Oaks Elementary school band instructor is in critical condition after an early morning crash on Alico Road.  Our news partners at the News-Press are ..
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BP buys Gulf Coast millions in gear

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS- In the year since the Gulf oil spill, officials along the coast have gone on a spending spree with BP money, dropping tens of millions of dollars on gadgets, vehicles ..
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Free breakfast for student this morning for FCAT

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Fort Myers Fla.      Today is the first day of FCAT testing     And you can  get your kids off to a good start this morning ..
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Scammers target job seekers on Craigslist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- BEWARE! More and more scammers are taking advantage of job seekers in Southwest Florida on the Internet. Steven Wanamaker needed some extra money so he went o..
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Tsunami warning lifted for Japan this morning after 7.1 magnitude aftershock

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   Update:  SENDAI, Japan (AP) - A tsunami warning issued after a magnitude-7.1 aftershock rattled Japan has been lifted. The warning was in place for only abou..
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Fort Myers Woman Connects Past To Present With Diploma From 1900

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A North Fort Myers woman says modern day technology is helping her to be able her to connect the past with the present. After years of waiting and resear..
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In Duval's Teen Court, a second chance is costly

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - They admit guilt before ever stepping into this court. And while a second chance awaits young people who do, it's not something that comes comfortabl..
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