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Ivanka Trump rallies support for president in Fort Myers

President Donald Trump sent his top ambassador to Lee County Wednesday as daughter Ivanka Trump spoke in front of a crowd of several hundred supporters of the president at Top Rocker Field in Fort Myers. The event, five days after the president's visit to a private function in Fort Myers, drew an enthusiastic response from Trump loyalists. The speech was not as combative as the attacks in Fort Myers from the president last week against his challenger, former Vice President Joseph Biden Jr. This time, there were no noticeable protests in the vicinity of Thunder Road, off Daniels ...

Matanzas Pass Bridge could be widened

President Donald Trump sent his top ambassador to Lee County Wednesday as daughter Ivanka Trump spoke in front of a crowd of several hundred supporters of the president at Top Rocker Field in ...

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Slight shift in coronavirus cases in Lee County

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lee County climbed to 20,025 on Monday from 19,176 a week earlier, an increase of approximately 4%. That represents an increase from last week's change of 1.8% while statewide statistics maintained the same pace they have been on for the past month. On ...

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Guest Commentary: Eden Oak: Conservation 20/20 nomination update

In the midst of the request by the owner to change the zoning to build 55 units in the mangroves near the Shell Point Retirement Community, the Eden Oak property was also nominated earlier this year to Lee County's Conservation 20/20 land acquisition program.It's the second time this property ...

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Collateral damage from county’s reopening

As officials at the state and local level look toward a soft reopening of some public places, health officials are warning of a new normal."While we work together to determine the next steps, one thing we know is that reopening will not be a return to life as we knew it before COVID-19," Lee ...