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FGCU experts talk survival rates with rise in COVID-19 cases, deaths

Headlines on the coronavirus pandemic are focused on Florida’s rising cases totals, as well as the rising death rate. We asked our panel of experts...
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What a shortage of contact tracing means for the future of coronavirus

Rebecca Pacter didn't think it was possible for her to even contract the coronavirus. "I thought I was 17, I’m healthy, I'm Athletic how...
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CCSO helping ease fears of loved ones getting lost with Project Lifesaver

For some families, the fear that their loved one with dementia or autism may wander off and get lost is real. The Charlotte County...
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PolicyLab says SWFL could see more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases daily if action...

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases increase, hospitals are filling up. Lee Health is now at 97% of its staffed bed capacity as researchers...
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Charlotte High School teacher facing sexual battery charges

A teacher is facing charges for sexual battery and police say the crime happened at Charlotte High School. That teacher, Brendan Toop, just bonded out...

Volkswagen settlement funds Florida initiative for electric vehicle infrastructure

Governor Ron DeSantis announced $8.6 million in funding to strengthen Florida’s electric vehicle infrastructure Friday. This investment marks a step in the state’s efforts...

North Port man has aggravated battery charge upgraded to second-degree murder following an investigation...

A man who was arrested on aggravated battery charges for an incident with his father in North Port had his charges upgraded after an...
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Medical clinics where you can get COVID-19 test results in minutes

If you get a coronavirus test you now could be waiting more than a week for results. But there are some places that get...

Manatees, sea turtles featured in annual FWC decal, conservation initiative

An annual animal conservation initiative in the state will help two Florida creatures receive more care. State wildlife officials hope for public involvement and...
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SWFL nonprofits continue to support families with food insecurity, numbers rising

Saint Matthew's House is feeding a site, record number of families experiencing food insecurity in Southwest Florida during the coronavirus pandemic. We visited the nonprofit’s...

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