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Biden administration to extend pause on student loan repayments

The Biden administration is extending the pause on student loan payments until no later than June 30, 2023, as the administration's plan to forgive up...
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Cape Coral police say possible swatting call at Mariner High School

Authorities have given the all-clear after a possible swatting call led to police activity at Mariner High School on Thursday afternoon. The school was placed...
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Did Lee County’s ‘Just-in-Time’ evacuation protocol for Hurricane Ian cost lives?

As Hurricane Ian barreled over Western Cuba toward the Gulf of Mexico, counties on the Southwest coast of Florida had their emergency management plans...
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Tuesday’s Child, a boat a couple called home, sank after Ian

A Vietnam veteran and his wife are putting the pieces of their lives back together after Hurricane Ian. They lived full-time on a boat...
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Lee County boat ramps closed; U.S. Coast Guard urges caution while boating

All Lee County Parks & Recreation boat ramps remain closed until further notice as the facilities and surrounding waterways are assessed. The U.S. Coast continues...

Charlotte County updates: WiFi centers open and Charlotte County cemeteries closed to the public

Charlotte County Community Services Library and History Division has opened the Punta Gorda Charlotte Library, as well as care stations to provide public Wi-Fi...

Airnb offering temporary housing to SWFL residents displaced by Hurricane Ian

Airbnb.org announced it has committed $5 million to offer free, temporary housing to people displaced by Hurricane Ian. These stays will be funded by Airbnb...

Refurnishing Your Home After Hurricane Ian

These local design professionals we know are offering furnishings that can be picked up in store or quickly delivered.  FORT MYERS:  City Mattress: (4 locations through Fort Myers) Discounted...

LIVE BLOG: Stores, gas stations, and food distribution centers that are open

From Naples to Fort Myers to Cape Coral and Punta Gorda, our region has been devastated by Category 4 Hurricane Ian, which slammed our...

How to sort debris from Hurricane Ian

Florida residents with storm-generated debris from Hurricane Ian should follow instructions from local officials about sorting materials and placing them on the curb for...

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