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Golisano Children’s Hospital Of Southwest Florida Celebrates Opening

The Golisano Children’s Hospital Of Southwest Florida celebrated the grand opening of its new 128-bed facility during a ceremony on Saturday. The seven-floor building, which...

Lee County Utilities Continue to Address McGregor Water Main Break: UPDATE

Lee County Utilities have reported the full restoration of water service to all customers who were affected by the water main break. The Boil Water...

Hyatt Regency to Host ‘Donation Yoga’ Event to Benefit Relay for...

Bring your yoga mat, towel and water and prepare to sweat! Benefiting Relay for Life, a featured event to raise funding for the American Cancer...

Florida Board of Medicine Proposed Rule to Bar Telemedicine for Prescribing...

The Florida Board of Medicine this week proposed a rule to make clear that doctors cannot use "telemedicine" to order medical marijuana for patients. Telemedicine...

Report Warns of Water Woes Unless Changes Made

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER An additional 15 million Florida residents by 2070 could increase the demand for water by more than 50 percent, with a third...

Charlotte Harbor Water Association Issues Boil Water Notice

Not inclusive of Deep Creek Elementary School, the Charlotte Harbor Water Association has issued a Boil Water Notice, effective immediately, and until further notice. The...

Lee Health to Provide Parkinson’s Screening

Often beginning with the mildest tremors, Parkinson's Disease is a nervous-system disorder without a cure. While some medications offer relief from some symptoms, the condition...

Frustrated, Governor Allocates $25 Million for Zika Vaccine and Research

Displeased with the federal response to the Zika virus crisis in Florida, Governor Rick Scott allocated $25 million towards Zika research. The funding will...

Zika Toll Continues Growing for Pregnant Women

Florida has added 10 new cases of the Zika virus, and the overall number of infections involving pregnant women has reached 90, according to...

State Directs $10M in Zika Funding; Scott Blasts Feds

Recently off a trip to Washington to get funding for combating the Zika virus from Congress, Governor Rick Scott came home empty-handed. But he wasn’t...

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70-Year-Old Woman Attacked, Suspect At-Large: NEW PHOTOS RELEASED

A 70-year-old woman walking from the Walmart parking lot towards the store located at 545 Pine Island Road in North Fort Myers was approached by an...

Firefighters Mopping Hot Spots in Golden Gate Estates: UPDATE – STILL...

Firefighters are reportedly mopping up hot spots that cover the 7,068 acres consumed by the 30th Avenue Fire. Residual heat crews continue to encounter smoldering...

LCSO Sharing Little Regarding Lehigh Homicide Investigation: UPDATE – VICTIMS IDENTIFIED

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has released limited information regarding the death investigation that began on Thursday afternoon on 4 Street West in Lehigh Acres. Now reported...

Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

  BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tearful family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio...