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Hurricane Irma. September 10, 2017, Marco Island, FL. © 2017 Naples Herald. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

With Hurricane Irma bearing down on Florida, Lee County officials have announced a mandatory evacuation order for Bonita Beach, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva, and Pine Island beginning Friday morning. Evacuation orders are also in place in Collier County for ...

As Irma draws near, the rush for supplies and preparations continues in Southwest Florida. Bottled water has been largely absent from many store shelves in the area since Monday, plywood has become scarce, and gas lines long as many gear ...
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Northbound U.S. 41 has reopened at Constitution Road in San Carlos Park after a crash involving a motorcycle and a LeeTran bus Wednesday. Florida Highway Patrol says they are currently investigating the incident, but confirmed that there was a fatality ...

The Fort Myers City Council voted Monday to change the way they approach public comments, the same night they received an update on a toxic dumping site in Dunbar. During the public comment section of the meeting, speakers are generally ...
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Naples attorney Tom Grady has been added to the state’s Constitution Review Commission, Governor Rick Scott announced Thursday evening. Grady, who owns GradyLaw, a law firm which specializes in the financial industry, replaces Jimmy Patronis on the commission. Patronis gave ...

Independence Day may have broken up the week for many, but that doesn’t mean the weekend isn’t still a welcome sight. Don’t have plans yet? Here’s a few ideas: Gretchen Wilson in Fort Myers – Country music singer Gretchen Wilson ...

Martial arts like karate or taekwondo have long been a reliable option for those with children looking for after school or summer activities for their kids, but with the rise in popularity of mixed martial arts, more and more parents ...
Opposition members shout slogans against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a protest, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

In this March 7, 2017 file photo. Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes his the state of the state address to the joint session of the legislature in Tallahassee. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)

BY | Jim Turner THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, July 3, 2017 ………. Gov. Rick Scott’s net worth rebounded in 2016, a reversal of fortune after his investments plunged a year earlier, according to annual financial disclosure documents. Meanwhile, the collective net ...
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