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Special Olympians have fun at field day
Sun  Apr 19 2015 08:30AM
ROTONDA — Skylar Martin lifted the golf club in celebration of making a hole-in-one in front of her friends. The 11-year-old fifth-grader at Peace River Elementary School in Charlotte Harbor … Find out how to read more online.
Beauty of nature, art highlight eARTh Day Celebration
Sun  Apr 19 2015 08:30AM
PORT CHARLOTTE — Under a blue sky and a yellow sun wearing sunglasses, the crayon drawing shows Clara Bailey and her two sisters planting a tree amidst a field of … Find out how to read more online.
Tern Bay development stuck in time
Sun  Apr 19 2015 08:30AM
SOUTH OF PUNTA GORDA — Purple Emperor Way looks like any other ornately titled street in an exclusive subdivision. Fancy cars in the driveways, flowerbeds blooming with color and flags … Find out how to read more online.
Gated communities making a comeback
Sun  Apr 19 2015 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — Building luxury homes in a gated community in 2006 seemed like the right idea. But for developers Sam Rodgers and Lee Wetherington, it quickly became a nightmare. In … Find out how to read more online.
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Hinckley finds indifference in future home
Sun  Apr 19 2015 01:19AM
The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community. He likes taking walks, plays guitar and paints, eats at Wendy’s … read more.

Bipartisanship erupts
Sun  Apr 19 2015 01:19AM
WASHINGTON — Suddenly, bipartisanship has broken out on Capitol Hill. On Iran, Medicare, education and trade, Republicans and Democrats have come together to make deals, and that’s something rarely seen lately. “It’s great,” Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas said … read more.

Yemen militia says it is besieging rebels at base
Sun  Apr 19 2015 01:19AM
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Militiamen loyal to Yemen’s exiled president besieged an air base Saturday once crucial to the U.S. drone program targeting al-Qaida militants in the country, trying to dislodge the Shiite rebels holding the complex, a spokesman said. … read more.

Lice eyed as Brazilian pepper tree solution
Sun  Apr 19 2015 01:19AM
MELBOURNE — Biologists may soon have another biological weapon in their war against the infamous Brazilian pepper tree: an army of jumping plant lice. These tiny insects — called Calophya Latiforceps — have the gall to go up against arguably … read more.

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Commissioners discuss city fees, business tax
Sat  Apr 18 2015 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — In a workshop Friday morning, North Port commissioners were presented with changes to citywide fees they requested for the upcoming 2015-16 fiscal year. City Finance Director and other department heads proposed to commissioners what they believe are … Find out how to read more online.

Longtime Lion Bill Nurse dies
Sat  Apr 18 2015 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — Bill Nurse, 86, a 48-year member of the North Port Lions Club, has died. Nurse was operated on in December 2014 for cancer of the jaw, but the cancer came back, according to family members. He passed … Find out how to read more online.

Report: Deputies bag nuisance mall-goer
Sat  Apr 18 2015 08:30AM
MURDOCK — A man who urinated near a kiosk at the mall may have claimed he was a “king,” but the deputy who arrested him came off as the real community hero. The Port Charlotte Town Center called the Charlotte … Find out how to read more online.

Community quietly remembers Peeples
Thu  Apr 16 2015 08:30AM
PUNTA GORDA — Although Vernon Peeples was passionate as a politician and historian, those who knew him well said he was a quiet man who kept to himself. As such, his funeral Wednesday afternoon was a low-key affair. There was … Find out how to read more online.

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