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Area housing continues momentum
Tue  Sep 23 2014 12:20AM
Real estate across Southwest Florida continues to boom. According to the latest local housing reports, prices and closed sales for existing single-family homes in Charlotte and Sarasota counties continue to … Find out how to read more online.
Charlotte talks restart of impact fees
Tue  Sep 23 2014 12:20AM
MURDOCK — With the onset of the recession and the collapse of new construction in 2008, Charlotte County suspended most of its impact fees in hopes of stimulating the local … Find out how to read more online.
Area jobless numbers flat
Mon  Sep 22 2014 04:06PM
The unemployment rates in Charlotte, Sarasota and DeSoto counties held firm in August, as construction jobs across the state continue to lead the way in growth. Construction jobs grew by … Find out how to read more online.
Fall prevention takes spotlight
Mon  Sep 22 2014 04:02PM
Unintentional falls are the leading cause of injury death among Florida residents ages 65 years and older and the fourth-leading cause of injury death overall, according to a fact sheet … Find out how to read more online.
State, National and World News
US stocks drop as China, oil weigh on markets
Mon  Sep 22 2014 10:14PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Worries about the outlook for growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks Monday. Investors are nervous about China following a … read more.

Refugees storm Turkey
Mon  Sep 22 2014 10:14PM
SURUC, Turkey — Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees and raising pressure for … read more.

3 missing Afghan soldiers in custody
Mon  Sep 22 2014 10:14PM
BOSTON — Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian border, Massachusetts law enforcement officials said. Massachusetts state police were notified that the three … read more.

US spacecraft enters Mars orbit
Mon  Sep 22 2014 10:14PM
CAPE CANAVERAL — Next up, India. With NASA’s Maven spacecraft safely in orbit around Mars, the spotlight shifts to India’s first mission to the red planet. The Indian spacecraft is due to slip into Martian orbit Tuesday night (Wednesday morning … read more.

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2 charged in homicide
Sat  Sep 20 2014 08:00AM
PORT CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men in connection with last week’s killing of a Port Charlotte man, in what was described as a drug-related case. Dwayne Jarrel Johnson, 34, of the 21900 block of … Find out how to read more online.

Tidewell offers Pet Blessings
Tue  Sep 23 2014 12:20AM
A pet blessing ceremony will be performed at Tidewell Hospice, 220 Wexford Blvd., Venice, Friday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m. A Tidewell Hospice chaplain will perform the ceremony in the outdoor gazebo area of the hospice house. A pet blessing … Find out how to read more online.

Ellie needs ‘forever’ home
Tue  Sep 23 2014 12:20AM
PORT CHARLOTTE — Ellie was in bad shape when her foster parents first got her. She was skinny and weak, and suffered from various ailments. But she’s doing a lot better now. “Her hip bones, her ribs, her backbones were … Find out how to read more online.

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