Special kids up to the challenge: Civitan Club giving children with disabilities the chance to play baseball
Updated 3/6/2014 at 12:32 p.m. 0 comments
Charles DeMarco, 16, sees himself as one day pitching for the Boston Red Sox. On Saturday mornings, he takes to the mound in the Challenger Division Little League. His pitches are underhand.
Feds, state not working out disagreement over Florida jobs site
Published 3/8/2014 at 7:30 p.m. 0 comments
An agreement proposing fixes to Florida's unemployment compensation system remains unsigned five months after it was written, and no changes have been implemented despite potential breaches of federal law.
Poulter rants on Twitter, Matsuyama apologizes
Updated 3/8/2014 at 5:07 p.m. 0 comments
DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama of Japan apologized Saturday to Ian Poulter and other two players behind him for damaging the 13th green at Doral with his putter in...
Tampa Bay family hospitalized after eating steak contaminated with LSD
Updated 3/8/2014 at 3:49 p.m. 1 comment
Authorities say a Tampa Bay area family was hospitalized after eating meat tainted with LSD.
Florida considers daylight saving time year round
Published 3/7/2014 at 11:40 a.m. 3 comments
State lawmakers are looking over a bill to keep Florida on daylight saving time all year.
Guest column: An expert's analysis of Collier traffic, roads safety
Published 3/7/2014 at 10:00 a.m. 0 comments
I have been involved in intersection safety issues and work zone education – on both sides of the barriers.
Guest column: Perspectives on highway safety -- and driver responsibility
Published 3/7/2014 at 9:00 a.m. 0 comments
Regarding Jeff Lytle’s last two Sunday columns about road dangers, the real danger zones cover all of Southwest Florida.
Economy: A look at U.S. job market on eve of February data
Published 3/7/2014 at 7:45 a.m. 0 comments
In advance of the February jobs report being released Friday, the U.S. economy has been skating on an icy patch.
SW Florida weather: Nice weekend follows breezy Friday
Published 3/7/2014 at 5:49 a.m. 0 comments
After a cloudy and stormy Thursday, our weather begins improving Friday, which leads to some marvelous weather for the weekend.
The Bookworm: Girls – A dramatic story and some fun insight
Published 3/7/2014 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
You've had the best of times. You've seen the worst of times. The former seems like a tissue in a hurricane: here, then whisked away in a blink, as though it never occurred. The latter is something like a car ...
Letter to the Editor: Marriott expansion goes with Mackle Brother’s vision
Published 3/7/2014 at 3:00 a.m. 12 comments
I have been following the Marriott expansion plans intently for months now but a recent spike in letters to the editor opposing the plans based solely on Marco being a “residential retirement community’’ or “tranquil resort island’’ could not be ...
Guest column: We need to remember
Published 3/7/2014 at 1:00 a.m. 0 comments
Arlene Yedid urges remembrance via words and music
Guest column: Gary Brown: We are the real road danger
Published 3/7/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
Perspectives on highway safety -- and driver responsibility
TWITTER ARCHIVE: Students participate in Lee County spelling bee
Published 3/6/2014 at 7:00 p.m. 0 comments
The Lee County Spelling Bee will be held at 7 p.m. at Three Oaks Middle School, 18500 Three Oaks Parkway, in Fort Myers.
TWITTER ARCHIVE: FGCU men defeat East Tennessee State 69-64
Updated 3/6/2014 at 8:57 p.m. 0 comments
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball team will take on East Tennessee State at 6:30 p.m. at Alico Arena. Get real-time updates here.
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