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More cheating probed in North Port
Thu  Jan 29 2015 07:25PM
NORTH PORT — North Port Fire Chief Bill Taaffe has declined to comment on allegations of cheating in an investigation into three fire employees — two of whom resigned Wednesday … Find out how to read more online.
40 years for teacher, 50 for head start
Thu  Jan 29 2015 06:59PM
PUNTA GORDA — Teresa Scurry did not expect her Thursday morning to turn into a celebration of her 40 years at the Baker Center. “It’s phenomenal,” Scurry said after friends, … Find out how to read more online.
US 41 widening begins
Thu  Jan 29 2015 08:30AM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — The widening of U.S. 41 in north Charlotte County to North Port begins today, as part of a two-year, $31 million project. Also known as Tamiami Trail, … Find out how to read more online.
Mooring not on Charlotte’s horizon — for now
Thu  Jan 29 2015 08:30AM
MURDOCK — Charlotte County commissioners want to delve in a bit deeper before they consider establishing a designated mooring field in Lemon Bay or elsewhere. Commissioners, however, want to do … Find out how to read more online.
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Russian woman arrested after giving information to Ukraine
Thu  Jan 29 2015 03:44PM
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court has arrested a mother of seven on treason charges for providing Ukraine with information on Russian troop movements. Moscow’s Lefortovsky court put Svetlana Davydova in custody last week on the charges, which carry a … read more.

A sneaky snake: Teams hunt for rock pythons in Everglades
Thu  Jan 29 2015 03:44PM
MIAMI (AP) — For all the danger posed to Florida’s Everglades by invasive Burmese pythons, there’s one thing researchers don’t want to know: how they would interact with another python species that threatens to move into the same territory. The … read more.

NASA remembering 17 astronauts killed in the line of duty
Thu  Jan 29 2015 03:44PM
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — NASA is remembering 17 astronauts who were killed in the line of duty and dozens more who have died since the agency’s beginning. Dozens of people attended a remembrance ceremony Thursday at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight … read more.

Disney pulls Starbucks mug from Epcot shelves
Thu  Jan 29 2015 03:44PM
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney officials have pulled an Epcot-themed Starbucks mug from the shelves because it included the purple-striped monorail which was retired after a crash between two trains killed an employee. The Orlando Sentinel reports the Starbucks mug … read more.

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Airport OKs money for improvements
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:32AM
PUNTA GORDA — The Charlotte County Airport Authority Tuesday accepted state transportation dollars to fund a portion of a multimillion-dollar construction project that will help pilots land better and reduce noise at the Punta Gorda Airport. The authority had an … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jan 28 2015 01:05PM
FAIR SCHEDULE The Charlotte County Fair runs from Friday through Feb. 8 at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds, 2333 El Jobean Road (State Road 776), Port Charlotte. For more information, call 941-629-4252, or visit Regular gate admission • Adults, $7; students, … read more.

River Road remains a priority; funding is a problem
Tue  Jan 27 2015 08:30AM
River Road widening is a big deal. Nearly everyone around the table Monday morning agreed: The time to get a realistic plan and funding for River Road is now. During a joint meeting between the Charlotte County-Punta Gorda and the … Find out how to read more online.

One-stop shop for brides
Tue  Jan 27 2015 08:30AM
PORT CHARLOTTE — Lynne Matthews, a member of the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club, started a bridal expo to get more wedding business at the club. Now the event is on a streak, with the Seventh Annual Bridal Expo held at … Find out how to read more online.

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