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What SWFL Is Talking About 8/14

Governor Scott  declared a state of emergency for seven Florida counties, including Lee, Collier and Charlotte, due to the impact of red tide. The state of emergency will provide funding and resources for Sarasota, Pinellas, Hillsborough and Manatee, as well.  We've been dealing with red tide since October, and almost 3 million pounds of dead fish and sea…

What SWFL Is Talking About 8/13

It was a weekend of protests in Southwest Florida and around the state with events sponsored by South Florida Clean Water Movement Saturday. Their "Death March" brought hundreds to downtown Fort Myers to protest releases from Lake Okeechobee, and up and down the west coast Sunday morning, thousands came together to join "Hands Along the…

What SWFL Is Talking About 8/10

Authorities seized 7 tons of cocaine worth 211 million dollars at Port Everglades yesterday morning. The cocaine came from 7 different vessels, some of the cocaine bales were found floating in the water according to the report by the US Coast Guard.

What SWFL Is Talking About 8/9

The Jacksonville Beach Police are reporting that one of their officers was shot last night  at a Waffle House. The officer was taken to a local hospital. No word on his condition.