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Motorist killed on I-75 in Manatee Co.

The highway patrol reports a crash from yesterday on I-75 in Manatee County. It says a 22-year-old died in the wreck at Linger Lodge Road. The troopers report the driver overcorrected after making his way onto the median. The vehicle flipped and collided with several trees. The driver died at the scene. No one reported […]

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Man dies in Manatee Co. wreck

A crash yesterday in Manatee County killed a man injured a woman. The highway patrol says it happened on County Road 675 near 161st Avenue East in Parrish. It claims the driver veered off the road and overcorrected, causing his car to flip over and hit a wooden gate. The patrol has identified him as […]

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Possible public train system could reach Punta Gorda

A train system in Lee County could ultimately extend to Punta Gorda. Cities on that county’s west coast have started working together to expand public transportation options. The passenger train would start in Collier County. Bike paths and walking trails would accompany it along the entire length. The Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization says cities […]

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