Tag: Collier
Tom Wright wants police K9's to get medical treatment, as well.

Danny McAuliffeAugust 31, 2018
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Gov. Rick Scott announced on Friday an additional $3 million in grant funding for communities impacted by red tide. Over the past few months, Scott and the Department of Environmental Protection have rolled out algae-targeting grants in $3 million batches. The grand total to date: $9 million. That sum includes the $3 million announced in […]

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Six counties and two cities have applied for state money to reduce bear-human conflicts, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced Thursday. Collier, Lake, Marion, Seminole, Volusia and Walton counties and the cities of Apopka and Mount Dora have collectively applied for $935,181 from the “BearWise” funding program, which has $500,000 available for grants. […]

News Service Of FloridaOctober 24, 2017
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Potential insured losses from Hurricane Irma in Florida have crossed the $5 billion mark. As of Friday, 772,934 claims had been filed, worth an estimated $5.3 billion, according to the Office of Insurance Regulation. The numbers are up from 747,534 claims and $4.94 billion in potential losses a week earlier. The state office updates the numbers […]

News Service Of FloridaSeptember 12, 2017
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More than 5.5 million homes and businesses in Florida remained without power at midday Tuesday after Hurricane Irma plowed through the state. The top to return to homes was underway in most areas outside the storm-ravaged lower Florida Keys. Irma is expected to cost the state and federal government billions of dollars. Meanwhile, Florida Power […]

Guest AuthorSeptember 25, 2015

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Prescription drug misuse has been identified as Florida’s “fastest-growing and deadliest public safety issue,” according to Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Prescription Drug Diversion and Abuse Roadmap. Prescription painkiller overdoses have more than tripled in the past two decades, killing more than 15,500 people in the United States in 2009 according to the CDC. On Saturday, […]

Ryan RayMay 4, 2015
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Southwest Florida businessman Gary Price announced on Monday that he will seek the District 23 Senate seat being vacated by the departure of Garrett Richter due to term limits. In an exclusive conversation with SaintPetersBlog, Price said he will look to leverage his extensive municipal government background – he served on the Naples City Commission for […]


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