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Deputies shoot, kill man armed with knives
Tue  Feb 28 2017 01:00AM
ENGLEWOOD — Jacob Taulbee came out of the woods next to his home and headed toward deputies with two knives raised, Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell said Monday. At least … Find out how to read more online.
Let’s get The Conversation started
Tue  Feb 28 2017 01:00AM
I didn’t really know Bruce Wilson Jr., but I could tell he had a passion for his job. He kept telling me how he had a way to bring our … Find out how to read more online.
Lent means more …
Mon  Feb 27 2017 08:30AM
For centuries, practicing Catholics and other observers of the Christian faith ate fish on Fridays year-round — but especially during the 40 days of Lent. Although millions still practice that tradition, … Find out how to read more online.
Talks of new course fall flat for Sabal Trace
Mon  Feb 27 2017 11:54AM
NORTH PORT —— After feverishly trying to dig Sabal Trace Golf and Country Club out of disrepair for nearly two years, it appears homeowners are back at square one. Sabal … Find out how to read more online.
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Rick Scott gets post that may elevate national profile
Mon  Feb 27 2017 08:30AM
Gov. Rick Scott will be second-in-command of a Republican organization that played a huge financial role in his re-election. On Friday the Republican Governor’s Association named Scott their vice chairman, replacing South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who resigned and was … read more.

Justices turn down FPL in power line dispute
Mon  Feb 27 2017 08:30AM
TALLAHASSEE — The state Supreme Court on Friday turned down an appeal by Florida Power & Light in a case about whether the utility could be required to install underground transmission lines as part of a nuclear-power project in Miami-Dade … read more.

Midwest, Wyoming lawmakers target wolf protections again
Sun  Feb 26 2017 07:37PM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Pressure is building in Congress to take gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region and Wyoming off the endangered list, which would allow farmers to kill the animals if they threaten livestock. Representatives from Minnesota, Wisconsin, … read more.

Air Force officer’s sexual assault sentence called lenient
Mon  Feb 27 2017 01:19AM
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An Air Force noncommissioned officer convicted of misconduct with eight women, including three who accused him of sexually assaulting them, was sentenced to three months confinement and another month of hard labor, a punishment a victims’ … read more.

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Mixed messages
Mon  Feb 27 2017 10:28PM
Since President Donald J. Trump took office, local immigration attorneys have seen their clients grow fearful of law enforcement. Without legal documentation, foreign-born residents are afraid the simplest interactions with a police officer could lead to deportation and separation from … Find out how to read more online.

Sun  Feb 26 2017 08:30AM
American Legion Post 110 • Bridge winners Feb. 20: 1-Ann Beers, 4520; 2-Barb Lutz, 3420; 3-Corlotta Crowell, 3900; 4-Tom Zinneman, 3390. Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club • Slam Bridge winners Feb. 22: 1-George Miller; 2-Maria Couper; 3-Diane Floramo; 4-Geri Dempsey. Charlotte … Find out how to read more online.

Sun  Feb 26 2017 08:30AM
Charlotte County births There were no births reported this week in Charlotte County. Charlotte County marriages • Leroy William Anthony of South Jamesport, N.Y., and Colleen Joy Carreiro of Kingston, R.I. • Charlene Ann Johnston of Harrisville, N.Y., and Carey … Find out how to read more online.

Charlotte County to fund new hangar
Sun  Feb 26 2017 08:30AM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — With a substantial financial commitment expected from Charlotte County, essential flight-training facilities for Western Michigan University could soon take shape at Punta Gorda Airport. If the funding proposal is approved next week, the County Commission would provide … Find out how to read more online.

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