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What SWFL Is Talking About 11/29

Southwest Florida News   Candace Oliver, 26, has been arrested for beating a four-month pregnant woman in a Steak 'n Shake parking lot near Page Field. Oliver has bonded out of jail. The pregnant woman and her baby are expected to be OK.  

What SWFL Is Talking About 11/28

Southwest Florida News   FGCU researchers have released results of a study that shows that people in Southwest Florida are breathing in toxins from airborne algae daily. Very low levels of a toxin called microcystin from blue-green algae in Cape Coral have been found in the air near those affected canals. According to researchers the toxins…

What SWFL Is Talking About 11/27

It's one of the top trending stories on social media today. American Eagle is looking into claims that there are bed bugs in it's store in Port Charlotte. A customer reoprted findinf bed bugs in a pair of jeans purchased at the store  

What SWFL Is Talking About 11/26

A tragic story on this Holiday weekend as a 1 year old boy was killed when he was run over in a driveway on Bessie Avenue in Tice. The child was pronounced dead at the hospital, the driver has not been charged.

What SWFL Is Talking About 11/21

Some good news to report...17 year old Claire Sattler of Bonita Springs is the Teen Jeopardy Champion taking home a $100,000 prize for her efforts. Sattler is a Senior at Bishop Verot High School.  

What SWFL Is Talking About 11/19

Following the completion of the manual recount Bill Nelson has conceded the Senate Race to Rick Scott, but things aren't as clear yet in the Commissioner of Agriculture race. Nelson's concession follows Andrew Gillum's concession in the Governor's race over the weekend.  

What SWFL Is Talking About 11/16

Problems continue with the vote recount here in Florida. Locally, the Lee County Supervisor of Elections Tommy Doyle said, "a glitch in the system" had the machine only count overvotes and missed the undervotes. An undervote is when a person decided not to vote for one or more of the three races under recount. So…

What SWFL Is Talking About 11/14

Vote recounts continue in the US Senate, Governor and Commissioner of Agriculture races here in Florida. Meanwhile, The head of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement confirmed yesterday that a preliminary inquiry into the midterm election began last week into voting irregularities in Palm Beach and Broward Counties. Palm Beach County is reporting issues with…