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Neighbors irritated by plant’s constant burning
Mon  May 4 2015 08:30AM
PLACIDA — David Tressmer insists he’s not a bad neighbor and does what he can to prevent smoke from his business Charlotte Organix from blowing into the South Gulf Cove … Find out how to read more online.
Spring temperatures bounce back this month
Mon  May 4 2015 08:30AM
Southwest Florida residents will begin feeling “more seasonable temperatures” the first full week of May, according to meteorologist Rodney Wynn of the National Weather Service. “This week we’re getting a … Find out how to read more online.
Jimerson endures tense days
Mon  May 4 2015 08:30AM
Barney Jimerson remembers sleeping in a “little tent” in double sleeping bags with his shoes on in the cold of Germany in January 1956 Jimerson, 81, and a resident of … Find out how to read more online.
Accused murderer gets third trial
Sun  May 3 2015 08:30AM
The Second District Court of Appeals granted accused killer John Allen Lee a third trial after his attorneys alleged the state withheld critical evidence during his previous, second, murder trial. … Find out how to read more online.
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‘Avengers’ sequel is second biggest US opener of all time
Mon  May 4 2015 01:19AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all time according to … read more.

Slain trooper’s parents say they forgive suspected ambusher
Mon  May 4 2015 01:19AM
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss. Appearing at a church in the … read more.

SC Police stations act as havens for online buyers, sellers
Mon  May 4 2015 01:19AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Some law enforcement agencies in South Carolina are offering up their parking lots as a well-lit, secure place to finalize deals made on Craigslist and other online marketplaces. Officers say they won’t get involved in the … read more.

Google embeds engineers as professors
Mon  May 4 2015 01:19AM
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Howard University freshman Alanna Walton knew something was different about the professor teaching her introduction to computer science course. First, there was her name: Professor Sabrina. She was an African American woman, kept office hours … read more.

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Nesting turtles turning up in numbers
Sun  May 3 2015 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — April turned out to be a good month for the start of local sea turtle nesting on Gulf beaches. “I believe (we’ve seen) the highest numbers of April nests we’ve had in the past five or six (years),” … Find out how to read more online.

High-speed hazard
Fri  May 1 2015 08:30AM
CHARLOTTE HARBOR — Ramon Merino drives every day from his home off Edgewater Drive to his job in mosquito control at the Charlotte County East Port Environmental Campus on Harborview Road. It’s a straight shot, but one fraught with danger. … Find out how to read more online.

$23M malpractice verdict
Fri  May 1 2015 08:30AM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — The recent $23 million award in a medical malpractice lawsuit for a mother whose daughter was born with a severe brain injury is believed to be the largest civil jury verdict in the county’s history. Iala Suarez, … Find out how to read more online.

Soldier fought Germans during WWII
Mon  Apr 27 2015 08:30AM
Tony Di Gregorio spent the cold, rainy winter of 1944 fighting Germans in the Appian Mountains of Italy during World War II. “We’d go out every night looking for them,” the Rotonda resident, now 93, said, adding the Germans put … Find out how to read more online.

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