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Crist campaign to accept taxpayer subsidy

Charlie Crist’s gubernatorial campaign soon receives a cash infusion from Florida taxpayers. Crist has taken advantage of the state’s public campaign financing program. He adheres to a self-imposed spending cap of $25 million dollars. Crist says he cannot raise as much as the governor, and he has taken the state money to keep the race […]

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CCSO looking for alleged shoplifters

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office wants help in identifying two men and their vehicle. The office says these have allegedly played a role in multiple instances of shoplifting at Wal-Mart stores in the area. Deputies have taken several reports from store personnel involving these men. The men have allegedly gone to Wal-Mart to take electronics […]

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CCSO MAkes Arrest in Wednesday Purse Snatch

CCSO detectives have arrested a Port Charlotte man on charges tied to a Wednesday purse snatching. 20-year old Aaron Watts of Port Charlotte’s charged with robbery and grand theft. The purse snatching happened in the parking lot of the Publix on Cochran Boulevard in Port Charlotte. Investigators say they tracked Watts down through a van […]

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Computer Woes Slow Allegiant Air

There were delays at Punta Gorda Airport today because Allegiant Air was hit by some computer problems. The problems started around 5:30 this morning, with lines forming around the ticket counters, as computers used for check-in, were off line. By noon, Allegiant staff were handling processing without computer help. Flights were delayed, but none canceled. […]

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