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Florida among highest for beer taxes

Beer sales in Florida have increased, and so have the taxes on beer. The taxes actually stand higher than most places in the country. The Tax Foundation says for every gallon sold in Florida, the state collects 48 cents in tax. Only nine states have a higher number. The Beer Institute calls taxes “the single […]

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CCSO has special traffic enforcement this week

Law enforcement looks out for haphazard driving today everywhere. However, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office has designated places with increased attention for this week. Deputies have the radar guns working along two stretches of road: Highway 41 in Punta Gorda between Jones Loop and Oil Well roads, and Cornelius Boulevard in Port Charlotte between State […]

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Knight Island Fire Kills Two

The State Fire Marshal and the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Offices are investigating after two bodies were found after a fire early yesterday in the 100 block of North Gulf Boulevard…. http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WENG-052515-Jennings-Knight Island Fire VO.mp3 The bodies of a man and woman were found yesterday afternoon while investigators searched through the remains of the home. The […]

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Two Dead in Knight Island Fire

The State Fire Marshal and the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Offices are investigating after two bodies were found after a fire early yesterday in the 100 block of North Gulf Boulevard…. http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WENG-052515-Jennings Knight Island Fire VO.mp3 The bodies of a man and woman were found yesterday afternoon while investigators searched through the remains of the home. […]

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