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County, businesses merge on Olean improvements
Wed  May 25 2016 08:30AM
MURDOCK — Aligning with the wishes of local merchants, the County Commission Tuesday approved a five-lane, undivided highway for the Olean Boulevard widening project. Currently, Olean Boulevard is a three-lane … Find out how to read more online.
Charlotte Transit may lower fares
Tue  May 24 2016 08:30AM
MURDOCK — Charlotte County Transit will be dropping the basic price of a one-way ride from $3 to $2 if the County Commission approves the proposal today. The fare reduction … Find out how to read more online.
CEO resigns from Charlotte Community Foundation
Tue  May 24 2016 08:30AM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — Julia Steele resigned last week as chief executive officer of the Charlotte Community Foundation. “She’s primarily moving on to pursue other opportunities,” said CCF Board Chairwoman Mary … Find out how to read more online.
Surviving suicide
Mon  May 23 2016 08:30AM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — After losing his youngest son to suicide six years ago, Paul Andrews said he received support at first, but later some people told him to get over … Find out how to read more online.
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Bedbugs in Tampa college classrooms
Sat  May 28 2016 01:19AM
TAMPA (AP) — The University of South Florida is dealing with an infestation of bedbugs. The Tampa Bay Times reports that instead of invading USF’s beds or dorms, the bugs have infested its classrooms. USF officials say six classrooms and … read more.

Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes
Fri  May 27 2016 09:04PM
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere to embrace the vision of … read more.

Rate hikes looming for Florida businesses after court ruling
Sat  May 28 2016 01:19AM
TALLAHASSEE (AP) — Florida regulators are being asked to approve a whopping 17.1 percent rate hike in insurance premiums paid by the state’s business owners to cover their employees. The agency that submits rate filings on behalf of insurance companies filed … read more.

Under new rules, an American couple finally has a word for Haitian child: daughter
Sat  May 28 2016 01:19AM
The first time Dan and Julie Cruz met the little girl with the wide eyes and the bright smile, she looked up, stretched out her arms and silently motioned to be picked up. “It was an awesome moment,” recalled Dan, … read more.

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WMU receives tentative OK to start aviation program here
Sun  May 22 2016 08:30AM
PUNTA GORDA — Western Michigan University is a step closer to establishing pilot training and other programs in Charlotte County after securing a provisional license. In a unanimous vote Wednesday, the seven-member Florida Commission for Independent Education granted contingent approval … Find out how to read more online.

Punta Gorda wants new garbage collection system
Mon  May 23 2016 08:30AM
PUNTA GORDA — City staff got its “marching orders” to come up with a plan for the sanitation department to switch from its rear-loader garbage trucks to new multi-pack garbage trucks at last week’s City Council meeting. “We’ve got our … Find out how to read more online.

Marine joined up shortly before Pearl Harbor attack
Mon  May 23 2016 08:30AM
When Carl Corwin sailed into Pearl Harbor he was a scared, 17-year-old Marine. The Japanese had just bombed Pearl, and almost all of the battleships in America’s Pacific Fleet were sunk in the harbor at dockside. Corwin was with the … Find out how to read more online.

Hot and mostly dry weather expected
Mon  May 23 2016 08:30AM
Southwest Floridians will get warm weather with sunshine and clear skies this week, but they’ll also get a bit of relief from humidity. Behind the front that came in over the weekend, Meteorologist Andrew McKaughan of the National Weather Service … Find out how to read more online.

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