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SKIDMORE FACES ETHICS CHARGE

CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONER ROBERT SKIDMORE IS FACING AN ETHICS COMPLAINT.  ACCORDING TO THE SUN, THE COMPLAINT WAS FILED IN DECEMBER BY HAROLD WELLS JR. OF BOCA GRANDE AND GALE McGUANE OF WINDWIND, WHICH ACCUSES SKIDMORE HAD A CONFLICT OF INTEREST WITH THE WIDENING OF PLACIDA ROAD SINCE HIS FATHER OWNS THE COOL BEACH CAFÉ.  THE […]

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MAN ARRESTED ON NUMEROUS CHARGES

A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN IS BEHIND BARS AFTER ALLEGEDLY SELLING DRUGS TO UNDERCOVER OPERATIVES AND BEATING UP A MAN.  DEPUTIES SAY 23 YEAR OLD DEVONTINO BROWN WAS PICKED UP THURSDAY MORNING FOR SELLING CRACK COCAINE BACK ON JANUARY 18TH AFTER LAB RESULTS CAME BACK POSITIVE FOR CRACK COCAINE.  HE WAS PICKED UP IN THE SAME […]

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MASSARI TO LEAD DRAMA DEPT AT LEMON BAY

LEMON BAY HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCED WEDNESDAY THE HIRING OF MICHAEL MASSARI TO LEAD THE THEATER DEPARTMENT THERE.  MASSARI HAS AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND, INCLUDING PARTS IN THE MOVIES DREAMS AWAKE AND OPEN SECRET, AND HAS APPEARED IN TELEVISION SHOWS AS WELL.  MASSARI WAS BORN IN PENNSYLVANIA AND STUDIED AT THE FAMED UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE, […]

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ELDERLY MAN HIT BY VAN

A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN DIED AFTER HE WAS HIT BY A VAN LAST NIGHT.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 70 YEAR OLD KILMER GREEAR OF PUNTA GORDA WAS SOUTHBOUND IN THE CENTER LANE OF US 41 NEAR HARBOR BOULEVARD JUST BEFORE 9PM WHEN HE HIT 80 YEAR OLD JACK KNIES AS HE WAS CROSSING THE […]

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LEE INDICTED ON FIRST DEGREE MURDER CHARGES

A GRAND JURY IN SARASOTA COUNTY HAS BROUGHT BACK A FIRST DEGREE MURDER INDICTMENT AGAINST 47 YEAR OLD JOHN LEE, WHO IS ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS GIRLFRIEND AND HER FRIEND INSIDE HIS SOUTH VENICE HOME.  INVESTIGATORS SAY LEE BROKE INTO THE PARK ROAD HOME OF 46 YEAR OLD JASON SALTER ON JANUARY 24TH AND FOUND […]

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