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County defers Parks Master Plan, pointing to high costs
Wed  Oct 26 2016 08:30AM
MURDOCK — Citing uncertainties over long-term funding, the Charlotte County Commission on Tuesday postponed the adoption of a Parks Master Plan. The long-range strategy for county parks and recreation identifies … Find out how to read more online.
Frontier Airlines flights start Sunday
Wed  Oct 26 2016 08:12PM
Southwest Floridians will soar to Philadelphia this Sunday as Frontier Airlines begins services at the Punta Gorda Airport. Flights to Trenton, New Jersey, will follow on Monday, and flights to … Find out how to read more online.
Charlotte County Charter Review Amendments on the ballot
Wed  Oct 26 2016 07:42PM
MURDOCK — The Charlotte County Charter Review Commission will propose four amendments to the home-rule charter on the November ballot. During the summer, charter review members reviewed the final language … Find out how to read more online.
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Trump, GOP look to ‘Obamacare’ report as comeback lifeline
Wed  Oct 26 2016 08:52PM
DORAL, Florida — Suddenly armed with fresh political ammunition, Donald Trump and anxious Republicans across the nation seized on spiking health care costs Tuesday in a final-days effort to spark election momentum. The Republican presidential nominee, trekking across must-win Florida, … read more.

8 charged in theft of 23,000 Apple iPhones at Miami airport
Wed  Oct 26 2016 01:19AM
MIAMI (AP) — Eight people have been charged in the theft of 23,000 Apple iPhones using a disguised tractor-trailer to steal the cargo at Miami International Airport. The FBI said in a news release Tuesday the suspects were arrested in … read more.

Florida inks deal with fertilizer maker on sinkhole cleanup
Wed  Oct 26 2016 01:19AM
TALLAHASSEE (AP) — Florida officials have reached a deal with the company responsible for a large sinkhole that resulted in millions of gallons of contaminated water pouring into a drinking water aquifer. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued the … read more.

Nearly 2 million Floridians have already voted
Wed  Oct 26 2016 01:19AM
TALLAHASSEE (AP) — More than 1.6 million Floridians have already voted in this year’s crucial election. New numbers released Tuesday by the state Division of Elections show nearly 300,000 voters went to early voting sites on the first day it … read more.

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Early Halloween Party
Wed  Oct 26 2016 07:42PM
The Trunk “O” Treat Halloween Party will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday at Muscle Car City, 3811 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. It is being presented by the Burnt Store Presbyterian Church, with collector cars coordinated … Find out how to read more online.

Artist draws on inner strength to fight cancer
Wed  Oct 26 2016 07:42PM
Color is the first thing that stands out with Nate Kittredge’s art. It’s rich, commanding, drawing observers into the work. On Wednesday, his colored-pencil drawings and water colors — including a searing portrait of Jesus Christ wearing a crown of … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Oct 26 2016 07:45PM
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: • Cory Jonathan Long, 27, 1800 block of Scotch Pine Court, Punta Gorda. Charges: three counts violation of probation (original charges: two counts possession of marijuana and two counts possession of … Find out how to read more online.

EARS shelter manager replaced after successful fundraising festival
Wed  Oct 26 2016 08:12PM
ENGLEWOOD — Hundreds poured into the Barkin’ Blues & Brews Festival on Saturday and they left thousands of dollars in donations for the Englewood Animal Rescue Sanctuary shelter. But as this week began, EARS manager Marion Lutz found herself without … Find out how to read more online.

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