Local Tea Party Activists Deny Racist Claim by NAACP

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Members of the Naples Tea Party are strongly denying claims by the NAACP that the tea party movement has racist elements.   The civil rights group, meeting in their natio..
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Is going green costing too much green?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY - Its your money and more than $1 million is going to hybrid buses.  The county purchased two hybrid buses using $1.2 million in federal stimulus dollars. ..
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Test underway on the new BP cap on gushing well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oil giant BP started shutting off the flow of oil through a new cap on its busted well Wednesday, possibly coming within hours of stopping the gusher for the fir..
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Charlotte County forcing property owner clean up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PUNTA GORDA, Fla - A Punta Gorda man says his land is sovereign and the county is overstepping its boundaries, trying to clean it up. It's a fight that's gone on for years. Now it'..
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Fire burning in NW Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Two acre fire burning along NW 48th Street in Cape Coral. Division of Forestry is on the scene and they believe this fire was started by a lightning strike. No homes are threatened..
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Cape Coral Fire Memo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

CAPE CORAL FIRE, RESCUE & EMERGENCYMANAGEMENT SERVICESDIVISION OF FIRE OPERATIONSTO:Carl L. Schwing, City Managerc~THRU:Bill Van Heiden, Fire1~FROM:Tom Tomich, Division Chief o..
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Cape soldier seriously injured in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

Cape Coral, Fla - A Cape Coral soldier is severely injured in Afghanistan. Private Corey Kent lost both his legs and some of his fingers in an explosion. His family is de..
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BP refusing to give Florida more advertising money

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - BP is refusing to give Florida more money for advertising.  The $25 million the company gave the state in June runs out this weekend. Sunday, the commercial..
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Coast Guard looking for missing boater

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

GULF OF MEXICO - The Coast Guard is continuing their search for a missing 58-year-old male boater west of Sanibel Island, Fla., Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater..
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Cooling blankets offer new hope for babies' brains

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Four out of every one-thousand babies born in the U.S. suffer some brain damage.  Traditionally doctors could do little to save these babies' brains.  Now doctors are usi..
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Barefoot bandit makes first appearance in U.S. court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MIAMI (AP) - The American teenager who police call the "Barefoot Bandit" made his first appearance in a U.S. court since being extradited from the Bahamas.Colton Harris-Moore appea..
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Bank collecting school supplies for needy kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Charlotte State Bank is accepting donations of school supplies for Charlotte County students in need of assistance for the upcoming school year.  Supp..
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Job cuts at DOT

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The Lee County Department of Transportation is facing job cuts.  About 50 jobs out of 400 will be eliminated.Some of those 50 positions are vacant, others ar..
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Deputies identify body found near park

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Charlotte County deputies have identified a body found near Maracaibo Park in Port Charlotte.Deputies found the badly decomposed body of 52 year old Jean Ch..
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Racing dogs test positive for cocaine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORANGE PARK, Fla. (AP) - Two Florida greyhound trainers face possible sanctions after officials said their racing dogs tested positive for small amounts of cocaine.The dogs were ra..
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Mosquito-borne virus hits Key West

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Five percent of Key West residents show evidence that they have been exposed to the virus that causes dengue fever, a mosquito-borne, potentially serious illn..
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Delays stop work on well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After days of progress on the Gulf of Mexico oil leak, BP said Wednesday that delays have temporarily stopped work beneath the water on both a stopgap solution a..
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Barefoot bandit gets shoes and court appearance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

MIAMI, Fla.-The American teenager who authorities call the "Barefoot Bandit" will face charges in the U.S. Colton Harris-Moore was deported from the Bahamas on Tuesday and an initi..
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New N. Naples recycling center stinks with some residents

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Collier County says North Naples is long overdue for a recycling drop off station. Months ago, the county picked a site on Santa Barbara Boulevard, but neighbo..
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Cape Coral man stuck with thousands of phone books

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A man is stuck with thousands of phone books. An old tenant left them in the garage and he said no one will take them off his hands to put them to good use. St..
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