State Senator caught watching bikini e-mail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FROM SUNSHINE STATE NEWS - No one will argue that sitting on the Senate floor during session can get a little boring, but looking at porn is probably not the best way to pass the t..
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Charlotte County Schools set to rebuild with federal stimulus money

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

It's been in the works for months and now a Charlotte County school set to be torn down--will be rebuilt with federal stimulus money. Lemon Bay High School is one of 2 schools that..
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Happy homecoming for hometown Marine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Estero, Fla.-A Southwest Florida soldier gets a special welcome home. Lance Corporal Connel Parsons arrived at Southwest Florida International Airport with family and the Warriors ..
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Veterans help welcome home current service members

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Veterans who never received a proper "welcome home" want to make sure today's service men and women aren't forgotten. The group "Warriors Watch Ride" recently fo..
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Two people save dog from drowning, dog wrapped in chains

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Domestic Animal Services in need of help in identifying a Great Dane that was rescued from a canal in Lehigh Acres Tuesday night in the area of 12th S..
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Is the oil spill keeping people away from SWFL?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - Could these oil spill headlines scare tourists into cancelling trips to the Sunshine State? Some hotels on Fort Myers Beach have been getting calls from so..
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Blackjack here to stay in Immokalee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Blackjack is here to stay at the Seminole Casinos. Governor Charlie Crist signed Senate Bill 622 with the Seminole Tribe, legalizing certain types of gambling. Th..
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Fear of oil spill threatening local charter boat businesses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

Fort Myers, Fla - Southwest boating and fishing charters could go broke should oil wash ashore. The looming threat of a slick has customers from across the country calling area cha..
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Punta Gorda neighbors want the barking to stop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Loud barking dogs all day... people who live near a dog park in Punta Gorda say they can't take it anymore. They're hounding City Council to do something about ..
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Bronson: Fishing still safe off Florida coastline

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida officials say they have no intention of shutting down commercial or recreational fishing off the state's coastline because of the oil spill in the..
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Three charged with burning man in trash bin

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 BRANDON, Fla.  - Three roommates have been arrested in the stabbing of a man whose burning body was found in a trash bin near Tampa. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Of..
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Oil spill developments of May 5, 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

It has been 16 days since the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with an explosion and fire on April 20 on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased ..
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Fla. officials say tourists shouldn't cancel trips

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida officials want to set the record straight: The beaches are still open for vacationers despite the Gulf's gushing oil spill. David Halstead, head of the ..
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Govt. investigates shrimpers in Gulf turtle deaths

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GULFPORT, Miss.  - Federal fisheries officials are investigating whether aggressive shrimpers are causing the deaths of endangered sea turtles that have been washing up on Gul..
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Police collecting remains in Bonita Springs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Authorities in Bonita Springs are investigating the discovery of severely decomposed remains, found at the end of Bonita Beach Road on Tuesday evening. Due t..
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Fla. meteorologist: Oil shouldn't move next 3 days

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  - The state meteorologist says Florida should be safe from the oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for awhile. Amy Godsey said Wednesday the weather was fav..
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Fla. county will deploy hay to absorb oil in Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle county plans to spray hay into the Gulf of Mexico to absorb oil before it reaches the coastline. Walton County Emergency Managemen..
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Oil spill command center opened in St. Petersburg

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.  - The U.S. Coast Guard has activated a command post in St. Petersburg to monitor the Gulf oil spill and its threat to Florida's west coast. The Coast Gua..
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Player who died on Fla. spring break was drunk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - An Ohio football player who was recruited by Notre Dame had a blood-alcohol level more than twice Florida's legal limit when he fell to his death from a hotel b..
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Video games help surgeon performance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- If you want your kids to become doctors, better make sure they get plenty of practice playing video games!  According to the American Medical Association, a..
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