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  • State Attorney Amira Fox's Office Pioneers District-Wide Human Trafficking Data Project
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    Concrete data on human trafficking is elusive, and Thursday, State Attorney Amira Fox was in Fort Myers to talk about her office's efforts to fill numerous gaps. Read more »
  • Lee County Recieves FEMA Reimbursement For Irma Recovery
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    Lee County Commissioners received the largest reimbursement of funds this week from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reinburse for Hurricane Irma recovery costs. Lee County recieved $17.7 million for debris removal related to the 2017 storm. According to Lee County officials, 2.7 million cubic yards of debris was collected after the storm passed - enough to fill about 820 Olympic-sized swimming pools. The county spent $37.4 million to remove it all. The county requested $40.4 million in expenses incurred to recover from Hurricane Irma and to date, has received a little over half of that amount. Read more »
  • FDOT Evaluates The Safety of SR 29 In Immokalee
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    The Florida Department of Transportation held a Road Safety Audit on a stretch of State Road 29 in Immokalee on Wednesday. Read more »

 

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  • Singer-Songwriter Kyle Anne Drops New Album & Performs Live!
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    Southwest Florida-based indie/folk singer, songwriter, guitarist, composer, arranger Kyle Anne returns to the show just ahead of the anticipated release of her debut full-length album, “Eulogy.” Read more »
  • Encore: How 'Big Data' & Machine Learning Factor into Efforts to Create Artificial Intelligence
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    The concept of Artificial Intelligence in terms of digital computing has been around since the mid 1950s. Researchers have continued to work in this field since then, and these days, while there might not yet be the kind of artificial general intelligence those early researchers first imagined, there are lots of ways computers are doing work only humans could once do – much of it behind the scenes in the systems we all take for granted. Read more »
  • FGCU's New Community Counseling Center Offers Low-Cost Services to the Community
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    Florida Gulf Coast University's new Community Counseling Center is now open. It provides counseling and consulting services to Southwest Florida residents, helping to fill the need for greater access to mental and behavioral health services for individuals of all ages, regardless of socioeconomic status. We sit down with the center's director, Alise Bartley, to learn more. Read more »

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The House of Representatives’ hearings on impeachment of President Donald Trump will continue into the week of Nov. 18, pre-empting prime time programming Tuesday through Thursday, Nov. 19-21.  Regularly scheduled ...
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