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The Fight to Save Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program

May 3, 2021

By: State Representative Spencer Roach In 2016, Florida voters overwhelmingly expressed their desire for a safe and accessible medical marijuana...


April 30, 2021

Scammers always adapt to the ever-changing environment, and we want to remind you to be on high alert for some...

Tax Deadline Update for Individuals: Tax Deadline Extended

April 30, 2021

With the recent passing of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), a decision was made by the IRS to extend the...

Midwest Food Bank COO/CFO Testifies At Congressional Hearing

April 28, 2021

NORMAL, IL – Midwest Food Bank COO/CFO Eric Hodel testified before the Congress Committee on Agriculture hearing on Thursday, March...

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Center For Sight Is The First Practice Worldwide To Offer The OptiBlue Intraocular Lens

February 26, 2021

SARASOTA, Fla. (January 25, 2021) – Center For Sight, a multispecialty ophthalmology practice which operates 14 eye clinics and surgery centers in Southwest Florida, is the first eye care practice in the world to offer the new OptiBlue intraocular lens, an advanced intraocular lens technology that filters violet light to...

Creighton Construction & Development completes 7-Eleven in LaBelle

February 26, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2021) – Creighton Construction & Development has completed the construction of a 7-Eleven convenience store with fuel in LaBelle. The new 7-Eleven is located at 930 S. Bridge St., positioned at the corner of East Cowboy Way and State Road 29. Creighton completed the ground-up...

Advocate Radiation Oncology Opens Location In Tamarac

February 24, 2021

Dr. Thomas J. Klein will see patients at the Tamarac location. TAMARAC, Fla. (Jan. 20, 2021) – Advocate Radiation Oncology has opened a new location in Tamarac to serve cancer patients in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. Located at 7850 N. University Drive, the Tamarac office features state-of-the-art cancer-fighting...

FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers Launch BodyQ Diagnostic Tool

February 24, 2021

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2021) – FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers has launched BodyQ, a new state-of-the-art diagnostic tool to measure the health and wellness of an individual’s muscles, joints, neurological systems and overall body functions.  BodyQ uses baseline testing to evaluate strength, flexibility, balance, posture, range of motion, hearing, vision and other factors to calculate an overall BodyQ score. From there, FYZICAL’s proprietary program produces a comprehensive report that patients can review...

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Making The Case For A Better Lee County

By: Matt Caldwell Two questions have repeatedly come up in recent political discussion around the county: should the Lee County Commission have single-member districts, and

Smart Growth – Transportation & Land Use

By: Terri Lewis We’ve got very annoying congestion! It’s especially bad lately as we have seasonal residents, out-of-state spring break visitors and schools are in

Caloosa 80 Words Matter

Special to East Lee County News Changes to the plan again. Now instead of asking for additional density, the developer has reduced the number of

Join us for a Crucial Town Hall Discussion

BREAKING NEWS: Get ready for an essential town hall discussion focusing on the implementation of single-member districts for Lee County Board of County Commissioners! Senator

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