Port Charlotte kicks off spring football practice after heartbreaking end to 2017

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
It’s a day that players and coaches wait for all off-season — the first day of spring football practice. | read more:
Port Charlotte kicks off spring football practice after heartbreaking end to 2017

Port Charlotte kicks off spring football practice after heartbreaking end to 2017
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Player safety 'first and foremost' in coaches' minds as high school football spring practice begins

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High school football spring practice is underway, and many parents want to make sure players are safe in the heat. | read more:
Player safety ‘first and foremost’ in coaches’ minds as high school football spring practice begins

Player safety ‘first and foremost’ in coaches’ minds as high school football spring practice begins
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Harborside hotel construction to begin despite deed forbidding it

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The building of the 225 room Luminary Hotel in downtown Fort Myers, next to the Harborside Convention Center, will now start as early as this week. | read more:
Harborside hotel construction to begin despite deed forbidding it

Harborside hotel construction to begin despite deed forbidding it
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Local fishing leaders hit Washington to advocate for Everglades restoration

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Local fishing captains descended on the nation’s capital to fight for federal funding to pay for the Everglades Restoration Project. | read more:
Local fishing leaders hit Washington to advocate for Everglades restoration

Local fishing leaders hit Washington to advocate for Everglades restoration
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Man electrocuted while doing roof repairs

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Fort Myers police responded Monday to a man getting electrocuted. Witnesses said the man was doing roof work for the Global Wholesale Motor Company repair shop. He was taken off the roof in a stretcher, but he was awake. Neighboring businesses reportedly | read more:
Man electrocuted while doing roof repairs

Man electrocuted while doing roof repairs
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Local justice group working to expose racial biases in the courtroom

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
There are allegations of racial bias against judges in Southwest Florida, and now, one group says they will be watchdogs in the courtroom. | read more:
Local justice group working to expose racial biases in the courtroom

Local justice group working to expose racial biases in the courtroom
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Whoever gets to Texas first gets to extradite accused FMB murderer

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
Our sister station in Brownsville, Texas, reports that Lois Riess, who is accused of murdering a woman on Fort Myers Beach, will be extradited to the state that arrives first.  | read more:
Whoever gets to Texas first gets to extradite accused FMB murderer

Whoever gets to Texas first gets to extradite accused FMB murderer
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Florida judge not allowed back to court after berating woman who died

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A Florida judge who berated a woman in a wheelchair during her first appearance on a domestic violence charge has been told not to return to the courthouse, after the woman died. | read more:
Florida judge not allowed back to court after berating woman who died

Florida judge not allowed back to court after berating woman who died
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