Higher pump prices may linger into 2011

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Those stubbornly high gas pump prices might seem like an unwelcome house guest who overstays his welcome, come January. Drivers in many states already pay at least $3 a gallon for ..
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Busiest day of the year at Post Offices across U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- The United States Postal Service expects 800 million pieces of mail will enter its system Monday.  That's a 40% increase in the average daily volume of abou..
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FWC works to protect livestock from panthers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has confirmed at least six panther depredations since the beginning of December in the Golden Gate Estates area of Colli..
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Emergency toy distribution today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS-- Approximately 500 families are expected at The Salvation Army’s Toy Shop Monday December 20th for families that did not meet registration for Christmas Cheer las..
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Deadline nears for Haitians' deportation reprieve

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - About 60,000 Haitians have applied for permission to temporarily stay and work in the U.S. while their Caribbean homeland recovers from an earthquake, a cholera outbre..
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Salvation Army hoping for Christmas miracle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - With only 4 days left until Christmas the Salvation army says they have collected only 58% of their cash donation goal. The drastic drop in donations could cause..
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Retail stores say business is up this year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL-Store owners and managers say business is up this year. Sarah Pusateri reports.
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Disturbance at Toys for Toys event

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

NAPLES, Fla. - Collier County Sheriff Office arrested Larissa Nicolas after receiving a call about a disturbance in the line at a Toys for Tots event on Airport Road. Accordin..
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SWFL drops spots in hunger campaign

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

FORT MYERS, Fla - Southwest Florida is losing steam in the race to win money for the hungry. Walmart and the Food Action Research Council teamed up to award a million dollars ..
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Local families feel the spirit of Christmas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

FORT MYERS, Fla- For the Gilland family going Christmas shopping is a special treat. "Recently, we were homeless for a brief period, and I've really been struggling because I've be..
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Senate votes to overturn military gay ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has voted to overturn the military's ban on openly gay troops and sent the bill to President Barack Obama. He's expected to sign it into law next week,..
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Obama: DREAM act vote 'incredibly disappointing'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says it is "incredibly disappointing" that Senate Republicans blocked a bill to grant some illegal immigrants a chance to gain legal status..
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Down powerline repaired; Sanibel street re-opened

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

SANIBEL, Fla. -  Traffic southbound on Lindgren Blvd. has been restored and the down power line has been repaired by Lee County Co-Op.
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Republicans block youth immigration bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans have blocked a bill to grant hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children a chance to gain legal status..
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Fla. employee pension investments create 176 jobs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A legislative report says it's too early to tell if investing state pension funds in Florida-based technology companies will create many news jobs in the s..
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Naples woman fights for BP Oil claim to be paid out and wins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - An update to a story we told you about earlier this week. A Naples woman is selling all her possessions in order to save her business after her BP Oil claim was deni..
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How the new tax law will benefit you

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Big tax cuts are headed your way. Friday, President Obama signed an $858 billion tax bill to revive the economy, and everyone will feel the benefits. The most si..
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Lee County Deputies search for shoplifting suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ESTERO, Fla. - Lee County Deputies are using helicopters and K-9 units to search for a shoplifting suspect in Estero. Deputies started chasing someone possibly connected with a sho..
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Florida Blood Centers Put out Urgent call to solve Critical Blood shortage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The Florida Blood Centers are putting out an urgent call for type O-negative blood.  The centers say they are critically short of that type, the universal type that can be inf..
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How will this tax deal help you?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

  It will decrease Social Security payroll taxes from 6.2% to 4.%. This will reduce taxes for 155 million workers. Educators will be able to receive up to a $250 deduc..
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