What SWFL Is Talking About 8/17

U.S. Congressman Brian Mast  the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the South Florida Water Management District and others will hold a working group meeting on dry season water management strategies to reduce discharges today from Lake Okeechobee in Stuart, Fla. That meeting is open to the public.

 

A former Provost at Florida Southwestern State College has been charged with sexual harassment of a former co-worker.

Dr. Jeff Stewart had stepped down from his position back in July. He’s not making any comments at this time.

 

27 year old Rafael Carrion has been found guilty of the beating death of a child he was babysitting back on Thanksgiving Day  2016. He’s been found guilty of second-degree murder, aggravated manslaughter of a child and aggravated child abuse His sentencing will be in October .

 

Cape Coral Police are investigating a house fire in Cape Coral yesterday on Tudor Drive off Cape Coral Parkway. Police are terming that house fire suspicious.

 

Rod Stewart and Bonnie Tyler to Team Up

 

Last month, you'll recall Rod Stewart saying he wanted to work with Bonnie Tyler if he ever had the opportunity. It appears that opportunity has come. The 73-year-old Stewart and 67-year-old Tyler are teaming up to release an album of duets. A source tells The Sun that Rod "called Bonnie up out of the blue and said he wanted to see what their voices sounded like together in the studio." Starting out with hits such as Stay With Me and Total Eclipse of the Heart, it is also reported that the pair will tackle covers from artists such as Elton John, Queen and even The Beatles. What songs would you most like to see the duo perform together? Will Stewart and Tyler tour together as well?

 

Tributes continue to come in for Aretha Franklin who passed away yesterday…We have some of those tributes, some of the Queen of Soul’s greatest performances and more on our website…Sunny 1063.com...

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