Brush fire burning over 1,600 acres off Greenway Road in Naples

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A brush fire that began burning on Wednesday afternoon at the end of Greenway Road in Naples, Fla. is burning more than 1,600 acres of property and is 30 percent contained. | read more:
Brush fire burning over 1,600 acres off Greenway Road in Naples

Brush fire burning over 1,600 acres off Greenway Road in Naples
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Charlotte County School District official says clear backpacks 'not in the picture' for school safety

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Clear backpacks have become the newest solution to keeping schools safe. | read more:
Charlotte County School District official says clear backpacks ‘not in the picture’ for school safety

Charlotte County School District official says clear backpacks ‘not in the picture’ for school safety
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Investigators say missing Iowa family found dead in Mexico

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The bodies of an Iowa couple and their two children were found in a rented condo in Mexico on Friday, though it wasn’t immediately clear what caused their deaths, according to investigators. | read more:
Investigators say missing Iowa family found dead in Mexico

Investigators say missing Iowa family found dead in Mexico
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Former House Speaker John Boehner reacts to President Trump's spending bill

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Southwest Florida resident and former house speaker John Boehner reacted to the $1.3 trillion spending bill signed by President Donald Trump on Friday. | read more:
Former House Speaker John Boehner reacts to President Trump’s spending bill

Former House Speaker John Boehner reacts to President Trump’s spending bill
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UN reports see a lonelier planet with fewer plants, animals

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Earth is losing plants, animals and clean water at a dramatic rate, according to four new United Nations scientific reports that provide the most comprehensive and localized look at the state of biodiversity. | read more:
UN reports see a lonelier planet with fewer plants, animals

UN reports see a lonelier planet with fewer plants, animals
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Collier police corporal named '2017 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year'

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Cpl. Michael Nelson of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office was named the “2017 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year” by the Florida Bicycle Association. | read more:
Collier police corporal named ‘2017 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year’

Collier police corporal named ‘2017 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year’
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Trump says US close to trade deal with South Korea

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President Donald Trump said Friday that the United States is close to striking a trade deal with South Korea, an achievement that would mark an end to the free trade agreement between the two countries. | read more:
Trump says US close to trade deal with South Korea

Trump says US close to trade deal with South Korea
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Wayne Huizenga, who went from trash to billions, dies at 80

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College dropout Wayne Huizenga started with a trash hauling company, struck gold during America’s brief love affair with VHS tapes and eventually owned three professional sports teams. | read more:
Wayne Huizenga, who went from trash to billions, dies at 80

Wayne Huizenga, who went from trash to billions, dies at 80
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Sarasota man arrested for possession of child porn

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53-year-old David Goesel was arrested Thursday for 40 felony counts of child pornography possession, including sexual performance by a child and one count of transmission of obscene material. | read more:
Sarasota man arrested for possession of child porn

Sarasota man arrested for possession of child porn
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Collier sheriff lays out school safety improvements; won't arm teachers

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Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk laid out what his department plans to do to make schools safer following the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. | read more:
Collier sheriff lays out school safety improvements; won’t arm teachers

Collier sheriff lays out school safety improvements; won’t arm teachers
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