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The crash was reported around 5:45 p.m. near mile marker 114. The leftmost northbound lane is blocked, according to the Florida Highway Patrol website.
The family called the Sheriff’s Office around 2:30 p.m., saying that the man was drinking heavily and may harm himself. The helicopter is patrolling the North Naples area in search of him.
Folks from all over Southwest Florida will flock to Marco Island this weekend to attend the 3rd Annual Festival on Marco at Veterans Park. This three-day event is the premier fundraiser for the Marco Island Charter Middle School and the Greater Marco Fami
Doc Ford has become a literary institution, with his own restaurants, one in Sanibel and one on Fort Myers Beach, and now with a CBS television series being planned. All that and a cracking good story will lift Ford's latest to its familiar perch on best-
There are many flowering shrubs and trees either in bloom or just beginning to bloom right now around Marco Island. Several people have asked me about the pretty pink trees blooming in the medians.
The coming together of the Barbie doll with Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit issue unites two iconic American brands. Barbie's appearance in Sports Illustrated celebrates the 50th anniversary edition of the famous and popular swimsuit issue. And, her
Your neighbor loves heavy rock & roll. He has all the CDs of all the major metal bands. It's impressive, really, the determination he used to find them, starting with the earliest and the heaviest. He listens to them every weekend. Over and over, loudly.
Question: Two of my relatives have pancreatic cancer, and I'm worried sick for myself. No symptoms yet, but is there anything I can share with them, or take myself? – D.T., Sacramento, California. Answer: I'm sorry to hear about your relatives. Pancreatic
E.W. Scripps and The Tampa Tribune announced today they will operate a joint news bureau in Tallahassee – combining two powerful brands that will serve readers in our local communities and throughout Florida.
A bit of sunshine will break through during the late morning hours and temperatures will continue to climb with a bit more humidity today.
Guest column: Andrew Skerritt: 'Stand your ground' is a 19th century solution for a modern problem – incivility
The Armed Occupation Act of 1842 gave 160 acres of Florida land to anyone who could fight the Seminoles and hold his ground for seven years.
In their first meeting of the election season, four Republicans running for Congress were given a chance Tuesday to set themselves apart from one another. But instead of a heated debate, Southwest Floridians got a taste of four candidates with similar positions on issues from repealing Obamacare to whether the country should default on its debt.
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Four candidates for Congress will face off in one of the first debates of the special election season. Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster will be providing real-time updates from the debate.
Why Not? If we don’t, our Florida tax dollars go to other states. Why not make getting Healthcare Coverage easier in the State that has the most senior population that would benefit from it? It’s time for Florida Legislators to help their constituents. Susan DeStefano Marco Island
Marco Island, fourth in the world, first in the U.S. – not for long. Trip Advisor just released the ratings showing that Marco is the number four vacation island in the world and first in the U.S., totally beating out all of the Hawaiian Islands, which did not rate a single spot in the top 10 list. However, if we continue getting overcrowded, over populated, and over commercialized, we will fall further than Hawaii has. The primary thing most people say, and Trip Advisor advertises, is that people come here for the peace, quiet, tranquility and unspoiled beauty.
A feature included in the Marriott renovation plan which is seldom explored in detail is the major expansion of their “exhibit area,” into an enormous “convention-like” space, capable of displaying a wide variety of products. Marriott’s ability to market the expansion to potential clients could be enhanced greatly by the beauty of its Marco/beach location, unlike larger convention facilities available in Tampa or Orlando.
Our warm weather will continue through Wednesday before a chance of rain showers returns to Southwest Florida.
The Sunshine State is a little brighter in 2014. Florida is emerging from the recession, and the most compelling evidence lies in recent job growth estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Federal-regional partnership is necessary to protect clean water.