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My wife and I were having fun taking two of our grandkids to a children’s museum. The kids had a great time interacting with the various exhibits. On the top floor we came to a fun house that had various mirrors that distorted your reflection. The kids, their parents and even their grandpare…

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The citizens who paved the way for the Sunseeker resort in Charlotte Harbor argued Monday over new rules that prohibit them from reviewing any actual project in that pivotal neighborhood.

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Good day to all! Did you know that during the mid-1800’s Thomas P. Kennedy was likely the most important trader on Florida’s west coast? Born in Philadelphia in 1812, he was raised by an aunt who placed him with a hardware merchant to learn the trade. As a young adult, he joined the Texas re…

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Common plant names once again can be confusing and often relate best to how a plant looks at a glance, or even how the flowers smell. Asiatic jasmine is a good example. Not related to a jasmine, Asiatic jasmine is a common and well-loved ground cover that is versatile and even comes in a few…

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The Community Impact Award dinner was held at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center. Award recipients this year were: L. Victor Desguin, longtime coach and youth sports supporter; Joann Winkler, founder of Charlotte County Empty Bowls; and Mike Riley, Charlotte County Public Sch…

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The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:

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There was plenty of “Micro-Violence” to go around, during the All Ages Micro-Wrestling event Friday night at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds in Port Charlotte.

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PORT CHARLOTTE — A man arrested early Monday morning is accused of threatening to shoot his wife and her lover outside Wawa in Port Charlotte, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reported.

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SARASOTA — With beachfront businesses from Collier to Pinellas counties reporting losses due to the red tide, the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering assistance.

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SARASOTA — The opioids crisis has seeped into Southwest Florida, and experts are trying to solve the problem for one specific group: pregnant women.

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NORTH PORT — Tyren Kinard was found face-down on the street, shot to death, according to new details released Monday by the North Port Police Department.

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A 2-year-old boy reported missing Sunday afternoon was found in a pond on his family’s property just before law enforcement arrived, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday.

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