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  • About 20 people attended 'Coffee and Community' on Wednesday, Dec. 8 at the Naples Daily News building, 1100 Immokalee Road, in Naples. Editor Phil Lewis held a question-and-answer session with readers during the event.
  • A Collier man was pulled out of an Immokalee lake Sunday night, after an afternoon fishing trip with friends took a deadly turn. Collier County Sheriff's officials said the victim had been cast-net fishing with friends around 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon at a lake near the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Franklin Court. The man was described as a male of Hispanic descent and roughly 27-years-old.
  • A Collier man was pulled out of an Immokalee lake Sunday night, after an afternoon fishing trip with friends took a deadly turn. Collier County Sheriff's officials said the victim had been cast-net fishing with friends around 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon at a lake near the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Franklin Court. The man was described as a male of Hispanic descent and roughly 27-years-old.
  • A Collier man was pulled out of an Immokalee lake Sunday night, after an afternoon fishing trip with friends took a deadly turn. Collier County Sheriff's officials said the victim had been cast-net fishing with friends around 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon at a lake near the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Franklin Court. The man was described as a male of Hispanic descent and roughly 27-years-old.
  • A Collier man was pulled out of an Immokalee lake Sunday night, after an afternoon fishing trip with friends took a deadly turn. Collier County Sheriff's officials said the victim had been cast-net fishing with friends around 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon at a lake near the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Franklin Court. The man was described as a male of Hispanic descent and roughly 27-years-old.
  • On Friday the Coalition of Immokalee Workers hosted the Semi-centennial Commemoration of 'Harvest of Shame' at its community center in Immokalee. Partly filmed in Immokalee, the 1960 documentary was Edward R. Murrow's legendary final broadcast for CBS and exposed the desperate plight of farmworkers. More than 75 people turned out for the open house portion of the event. It included an informal walk-through of the Community Center as well a chance to view the Florida Modern-day Slavery Museum, which is a trucked-in exhibit recently set up on the National Mall and at the U.S. State Department for the release of its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report.
  • Cecile Wang, 70, tries her hand at lifting a tomato bucket during the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' Semi-centennial Commemoration of 'Harvest of Shame' at its community center on Friday. Partly filmed in Immokalee, the 1960 documentary was Edward R. Murrow's legendary final broadcast for CBS and exposed the desperate plight of farmworkers. More than 75 people turned out for the open house portion of the event. It included an informal walk-through of the Community Center as well a chance to view the Florida Modern-day Slavery Museum, which is a trucked-in exhibit recently set up on the National Mall and at the U.S. State Department for the release of its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report.
  • On Friday the Coalition of Immokalee Workers hosted the Semi-centennial Commemoration of 'Harvest of Shame' at its community center in Immokalee. Partly filmed in Immokalee, the 1960 documentary was Edward R. Murrow's legendary final broadcast for CBS and exposed the desperate plight of farmworkers. More than 75 people turned out for the open house portion of the event. It included an informal walk-through of the Community Center as well a chance to view the Florida Modern-day Slavery Museum, which is a trucked-in exhibit recently set up on the National Mall and at the U.S. State Department for the release of its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report.
  • On Friday the Coalition of Immokalee Workers hosted the Semi-centennial Commemoration of 'Harvest of Shame' at its community center in Immokalee. Partly filmed in Immokalee, the 1960 documentary was Edward R. Murrow's legendary final broadcast for CBS and exposed the desperate plight of farmworkers. More than 75 people turned out for the open house portion of the event. It included an informal walk-through of the Community Center as well a chance to view the Florida Modern-day Slavery Museum, which is a trucked-in exhibit recently set up on the National Mall and at the U.S. State Department for the release of its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report.
  • Pedro Santos, 28, holds a picture of his brother Mario at a soccer tournament. Mario Santos, a Posen Construction employee, was operating a bulldozer when it hit an 8-inch natural gas line belonging to TECO Peoples Gas on Nov. 11.  As of Friday evening, Santos' 26-year-old brother Mario remained in critical condition in Tampa General Hospital's Regional Burn Center. Santos sustained burns to half his body as a result of the Nov. 11 explosion.
  • Mario Santos, a Posen Construction employee, was operating a bulldozer when it hit an 8-inch natural gas line belonging to TECO Peoples Gas on Nov. 11. As of Friday evening, Santos' 26-year-old brother Mario remained in critical condition in Tampa General Hospital's Regional Burn Center. Santos sustained burns to half his body as a result of the Nov. 11 explosion.
  • Pedro Santos, 28, holds a picture of his brother Mario at a soccer tournament. Mario Santos, a Posen Construction employee, was operating a bulldozer when it hit an 8-inch natural gas line belonging to TECO Peoples Gas on Nov. 11.  As of Friday evening, Santos' 26-year-old brother Mario remained in critical condition in Tampa General Hospital's Regional Burn Center. Santos sustained burns to half his body as a result of the Nov. 11 explosion.
  • Pedro Santos, 28, holds a picture of his brother Mario at a soccer tournament. Mario Santos, a Posen Construction employee, was operating a bulldozer when it hit an 8-inch natural gas line belonging to TECO Peoples Gas on Nov. 11. Santos sustained burns to half his body as a result of the Nov. 11 explosion.
  • Mario Santos, a Posen Construction employee, was operating a bulldozer when it hit an 8-inch natural gas line belonging to TECO Peoples Gas on Nov. 11. As of Friday evening, Santos' 26-year-old brother Mario remained in critical condition in Tampa General Hospital's Regional Burn Center. Santos sustained burns to half his body as a result of the Nov. 11 explosion.
  • Pedro Santos, 28, holds a picture of his brother Mario at a soccer tournament. Mario Santos, a Posen Construction employee, was operating a bulldozer when it hit an 8-inch natural gas line belonging to TECO Peoples Gas on Nov. 11.  As of Friday evening, Santos' 26-year-old brother Mario remained in critical condition in Tampa General Hospital's Regional Burn Center. Santos sustained burns to half his body as a result of the Nov. 11 explosion.
  • On Thursday night, the Naples Fire Department responded to a residential fire at a condo in the 2100 block of Gulf Shore Boulevard N. No one was injured, but the department's arson investigator responded to the scene.
  • Crime scene investigators with the Naples Police Department document the scene outside the department's north parking lot Friday afternoon. A man committed suicide in the parking lot of the Naples Police Department, officials confirmed Friday. Naples Police Chief Tom Weschler said he was walking out of the station at 5:20 p.m. and saw the body of a man lying outside a white Audi in the parking lot. Weschler confirmed the man had a self-inflicted gunshot wound and that he was not affiliated with the department.
  • Crime scene investigators with the Naples Police Department document the scene outside the department's north parking lot Friday afternoon. A man committed suicide in the parking lot of the Naples Police Department, officials confirmed Friday. Naples Police Chief Tom Weschler said the man had a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was not affiliated with the department.
  • Crime scene taped marked off the area where a man committed suicide in the parking lot of the Naples Police Department on Friday. Naples Police Chief Tom Weschler confirmed the man had a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was not affiliated with the department. Next of kin was being notified.
  • Emergency Oil Spill Vigil near Vanderbilt Beach Tuesday. A summer downpour scared some off, but to area residents attended the event at the Palm Beach Pizzeria after plans for a beach side vigil were scrapped due to the weather. About 20 people attended each of the events, which were among hundreds MoveOn.org helped put together across the country to demand an end to the U.S. dependence on oil and a transition to clean energy.
  • Emergency Oil Spill Vigil near Vanderbilt Beach Tuesday. A summer downpour scared some off, but to area residents attended the event at the Palm Beach Pizzeria after plans for a beach side vigil were scrapped due to the weather. About 20 people attended each of the events, which were among hundreds MoveOn.org helped put together across the country to demand an end to the U.S. dependence on oil and a transition to clean energy.
  • Census worker Linda Nelson is one of the roughly half million U.S. Census workers who are door-to-door to get questionnaires for approximately 48 million homes that did not return the 2010 Census survey. The effort runs  through July 10.
  • Roughly half million U.S. Census workers who are door-to-door to get questionnaires for approximately 48 million homes that did not return the 2010 Census survey. The effort runs  through July 10.
  • Census worker Linda Nelson arriving at the U.S. Census Bureau's Fort Myers office. Nelson is one of the roughly half million U.S. Census workers who are door-to-door to get questionnaires for approximately 48 million homes that did not return the 2010 Census survey. The effort runs  through July 10.
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  • Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday. Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Seventh Street North, where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
  • Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday. Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Seventh Street North, where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
  • Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday. Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Seventh Street North, where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
  • Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday. Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Seventh Street North, where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
  • Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday. Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Seventh Street North, where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
  • Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday. Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Seventh Street North, where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
  • Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday. Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Seventh Street North, where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
  • Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday. Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Seventh Street North, where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
  • Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday. Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Seventh Street North, where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
  • Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday. Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Seventh Street North, where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
  • Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday. Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Seventh Street North, where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
  • Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday. Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. at 100 block of Seventh Street North, where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
  • Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a residence in Immokalee on Thursday. Deputies responded to a call at about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Seventh Street North, where they found the body of a woman inside, according to officials.
  • A screen shot of a sign asking President Barack Obama for help in Lehigh Acres.

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