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Capt. Citrus goes from big fat orange to superhero

news-press.com — TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhero who will fight evil alongside the likes of Captain America. His first mission?

FGCU revenue up, spending down

news-press.com — FGCU generated more money in 2013-14 than administration forecasted, and the university also spent less than predicted. The differential translates to $9.5 million, a revenue-to-expense buffer significantly greater than the $252,034 listed in planning documents. That doesn't include funds set aside as reserves within the budget.
Sep 16, 2014

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Sep 16, 2014

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News-Press executive editor announces retirement

news-press.com — Terry Eberle will stay on through Nov. 30, after more than four decades with Gannett The News-Press Media Group Executive Editor Terry Eberle is retiring after 43 years with Gannett Co., Inc. The announcement was made Monday afternoon. Eberle's last day will be Nov. 30, said Publisher and President Mei-Mei Chan.
Sep 16, 2014

RT @manny_garcia1: news-press.com/story/news/201… @Terryeberle gentleman & journalist calls it a career. A defender of the free press & mentor to m…

Sep 16, 2014

News-Press executive editor announces retirement newspr.es/1s4fAeP via @thenewspress

Sep 16, 2014

news-press.com/story/news/201… @Terryeberle gentleman & journalist calls it a career. A defender of the free press & mentor to many. All the best

Sep 16, 2014

Saluting .@terryeberle News-Press executive editor announces retirement newspr.es/1s4fAeP via @thenewspress

Sep 16, 2014

RT @Terryeberle: It's time to start the next chapter in my life. Grateful for past 43 years newspr.es/1s4fAeP via @thenewspress

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Quitting is not an option for Sammy Watkins

news-press.com — Sammy Watkins felt his ribs after every football, every hit that came his way, his handlers wondered if he would finish the game. Watkins stepfather, James McMiller, set them straight. "I told them, 'he's not coming out today, bro,'" McMiller said. "He may have left for a play or two.