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Cavanagh spent time in Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima
Mon  Jul 25 2016 08:30AM
Tom Cavanagh Jr. of Deep Creek arrived at Pearl Harbor aboard a troop transport with thousands of other Marines. World War II was 10 months from being over. “Pearl Harbor … Find out how to read more online.
Nuisance pigs = profitable pork
Mon  Jul 25 2016 08:30AM
Florida is trying to build a new meat industry with a problematic animal. Wild pigs damage land when digging for food, and repairs can get costly for property owners. So, … Find out how to read more online.
Veteran gets keys to new home
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — After a long month of searching, Charlie Murdock got the keys to his new home. The 94-year-old World War II veteran was burned out of his home during … Find out how to read more online.
Tensions rise at seven-hour sewer hearing
Fri  Jul 22 2016 05:16PM
PUNTA GORDA — At a protracted public hearing that started Wednesday and extended into Thursday morning, residents and business owners continued to push back against planned sewer expansions across Charlotte … Find out how to read more online.
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Police: Woman found dead, daughter charged
Mon  Jul 25 2016 01:19AM
ELLENVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — The mother of a sex worker whose disappearance led to the discovery of 10 sets of human remains strewn along Long Island’s Gilgo Beach was found dead in her apartment and another daughter has been charged … read more.

16-year-old girl charged in Florida man’s death
Mon  Jul 25 2016 01:19AM
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A 16-year-old Southwest Florida girl is back in the state after being charged in the death of a former neighbor. The Lee County Sheriff’s office says the Fort Myers girl was originally named as an … read more.

Police: Video shows Florida man raping unconscious woman
Sun  Jul 24 2016 08:35PM
GAINESVILLE, (AP) — A 34-year-old man was captured on a video raping a 19-year-old unconscious woman behind a trash bin outside a Florida restaurant, police said Friday. The video shows Christopher Shaw raping the woman early Thursday before two witnesses … read more.

Iran confirms Iranian-American has been detained
Mon  Jul 25 2016 01:19AM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s judiciary has confirmed the detention of an Iranian-American who was visiting family in Iran, the country’s semi-official ISNA news agency reported Sunday. The report did not name the Iranian-American involved or say when he was … read more.

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Truex hears from South Gulf Cove, Rotonda Meadows
Fri  Jul 22 2016 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — Charlotte County Commission Chairman Bill Truex wanted to hear from South Gulf Cove and Rotonda Meadows-Villas property owners on proposed assessment hikes to their communities. Because Truex couldn’t attend Thursday night’s commission workshop, he scheduled a town hall … Find out how to read more online.

Agencies train beyond Florida mandates
Fri  Jul 22 2016 05:16PM
From his hospital bed, Charles Kinsey told a television news crew how he had his arms in the air, telling police he’s a therapist helping an autistic man before being shot by a North Miami police officer. A camera phone … Find out how to read more online.

South Gulf Cove seeks park funding
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
MURDOCK — The South Gulf Cove Beautification Unit Advisory Board had expected to allocate funds to pay for a pavilion and bathrooms at San Domingo Park. But that’s not going to happen. A court decision, resulting from a class- action … Find out how to read more online.

Injured bobcat gets released
Wed  Jul 20 2016 03:29PM
ROTONDA WEST — The female bobcat who was knocked out when she hit a car last week, was released after recovering at the Peace River Wildlife Center. Wildlife Center employees took the bobcat back to the area near Rotonda, where … Find out how to read more online.

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