Sunday, March 26, 2017

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THE VOICE -- "Blind Auditions" -- Pictured: Sheena Brook -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

Fort Myers Beach native Sheena Brook received the opportunity of a lifetime when Adam Levine turned his chair around and selected her for his team on the popular singing competition ...
naples ymca president and CEO Paul Thein

Special Olympics Florida sent out a notice earlier this week that Paul Thein, CEO of the Greater Naples YMCA, has joined the Special Olympics Florida Board of Directors. “Paul has ...
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BY | LLOYD DUNKELBERGER One of the benefits of an expansion of online classes in Florida universities is that it gives students more flexibility in balancing their academic loads with ...
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Florida’s unemployment rate held at 5 percent from January to February and matches the mark for the state a year ago, according to numbers released Friday by the Department of ...
lee county school district building

The Lee County School Board declined to pursue an NAACP proposal to redraw district lines at its Tuesday meeting. Board members originally heard the proposal from local NAACP members in ...
European Council President Donald Tusk, panel right, speaks to EU leaders during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

BY FRANCES D’EMILIO and RAF CASERT ROME (AP) — European Union leaders marked the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty on Saturday as a turning point in their history in ...
Belarus police detain an activist, center, prior to an opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus, Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

BY YURAS KARMANAU MINSK, Belarus (AP) — About 700 demonstrators defied a heavy riot-police presence in the center of the Belarusian capital to hold a banned anti-government protest Saturday. A ...
In this Feb. 24, 2017 file photo, Ohio Gov. John Kasich walks out of the White House in Washington. Failure of the Republican bill to overhaul Obama's health care law is welcomed by many governors, primarily in states that had expanded Medicaid. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

BY GEOFF MULVIHILL CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Governors of both parties had warned Congress for weeks that the Republican health care bill threatened to saddle their states with big ...
Janella Williams watches television for news on the healthcare vote while receiving treatment at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence, Kan., Friday, March 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

BY MATT SEDENSKY NEW YORK (AP) — Some Americans breathed a sigh of relief, others bubbled with frustration, and nearly all resigned themselves to the prospect that the latest chapter ...
In this Jan. 25, 2015 file photo, Debbie Reynolds, winner of the Screen Actors Guild lifetime award, left, and Carrie Fisher pose in the press room at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars and fans will gather Saturday for a public memorial to honor late actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher nearly three months after their deaths. The ...
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