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Is the world ready for two Floridas?

naplesnews.com — Is the world ready for two Floridas? Walter Harris, vice mayor of South Miami, thinks so. He led commissioners in his town to pass a resolution that calls everyone from Orange County on down to secede from "North Florida" and become - if Puerto Rico does not beat them to it - South Florida, the 51st state.
Oct 20, 2014

“the city of south miami recently passed a resolution calling for the formation of south florida, the 51st state” bit.ly/1rnL0WO

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College football: Bobby Bowden talks Seminoles, Jameis Winston in Fort Myers

naplesnews.com — FORT MYERS - Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden said Jameis Winston needs to get his act together or apply for the NFL draft. Winston, the Seminoles' star quarterback, is eligible to declare for the 2015 draft. Because of off-the-field actions, he's dropped from No.
Oct 20, 2014

College football: Bobby Bowden talks #Seminoles, #Jameis #Winston in Fort Myers (metered) w/VIDEO shar.es/1mOjde via @ndn

Prep basketball: Arthrex Holiday Shootout girls field released

naplesnews.com — NAPLES, Fla. - Nationally-ranked teams. Division I commitments. Highly-touted recruits and plenty of college coaches to scout them. It's just another year of the Arthrex Holiday Shootout, which has quietly developed into one of the top high school girls basketball tournaments in the country. This year's Shootout, Dec. 29-31 at St.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @NDN_PrepZone: Prep basketball: Arthrex Holiday Shootout girls field released (metered) shar.es/1mOrZL via @ndn

J. Scott Butherus: Cheers to the powder blue

naplesnews.com — NAPLES, Fla. - We call it the futility bet. Every baseball season, My dad, John, a longtime fan of the Baltimore Orioles, my brother, Andrew, who grew up with the Pittsburgh Pirates, and myself, a die-hard Kansas City Royals fan, wager a bottle of top-shelf whiskey on whose team would finish with the best record.

Male strippers quarantined for proximity to Ebola stricken nurse

naplesnews.com — WASHINGTON D.C. - Should I laugh or should I cry? It's not just the title of a 1981 song by Abba - it's how you sometimes feel when something is either so absurd or so maddening or so something that you're just not sure how to react.
Oct 20, 2014

Male strippers quarantined for proximity to Ebola stricken nurse ~ shar.es/1mDR9i via @ndn

Music In The 239: Alan Jackson kicks off 2015 tour in Estero

naplesnews.com — Country star Alan Jackson will launch his 25th anniversary Keepin' It Country Tour at Germain Arena next year. Jackson performs at 7 p.m. Jan. 8 and tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. Ticket prices (which includes fees) are $33.65 to $79.15. The only other Florida date, so far, is Jan.

Treat, no tricks: Kids get their ‘freaky’ on at Halloween Spooktacular

naplesnews.com — MARCO ISLAND, Florida - When Halloween arrives, the children of Marco Island are going to be ready. They had to have their costumes figured out and put together nearly two weeks ahead of time to participate in the annual Halloween Spooktacular, held Saturday afternoon at Mackle Park.
Oct 20, 2014

Treat, no tricks: Kids get their ‘freaky' on at Halloween at Marco Island Spooktacular shar.es/1mDlDY via @ndn #inthe239 #SWFL

Early voting starts Monday

Oct 20, 2014

Lee County voters can start casting votes today. tinyurl.com/mchj8hr Collier voters, you can start voting Thursday @ndn

Music In The 239: Hall and Oates, Martina McBride to play Artis-Naples

Review: Ringo Starr lets his all-stars shine at Fort Myers show

naplesnews.com — Starr proved his showmanship throughout, joking with the crowd and flashing peace signs often.
Oct 20, 2014

Review: Ringo lets his all-stars shine at show via @ndn Sounds like a great show! naplesnews.com/entertainment/…

Oct 19, 2014

#Ringo Starr lets his all-stars shine at Fort Myers show #beatles. Follow @inthe239 for music news ($$) ~ shar.es/1mIzcG via @ndn