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Error-prone FGCU falls to No. 9 Florida — The color schemes in the stands were about evenly split - blue and green to the home side of the field, orange and blue to the visitors' side. The game was not.
RECAP: @FGCU_Baseball 7-1 loss to @GatorZoneBB. Florida takes season series 2-1 while FGCU leads all-time series 8-6

Bradshaw recommends no tuition increases at FGCU — FGCU President Wilson Bradshaw confirmed Tuesday that he is recommending no increases in tuition, fees or housing costs for 2014-15. His decision comes despite a student committee approving a 60-cent per credit increase for an athletics fee and 20-cent per credit hike for a health fee.

For FCAT, resistance is final — State exams kicked off Monday across Southwest Florida, but some are continuing to resist taking the assessments. Lori Fayhee, the mother of a fifth-grade Lee County student, has been working all year to opt her son out of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. "I'm keeping him home," said Fayhee.

Success Story: All about cars in Lehigh Acres — Aldo Ibarra considers himself a car doctor. As owner and operator of All About Cars in Lehigh Acres, he finds the problem and fixes it right the first time, and for a fair price. That's because Ibarra is passionate about cars and helping people.
#SWFL Success: All About Cars in Lehigh Acres focuses on honesty, integrity and treating people right

Soldier returns home, surprised by welcoming throngs — Naples soldier returns on short leave. Video by Michael Braun Army Capt. Lori Gulley's concern if America knows or cares that U.S. soldiers remain in Afghanistan was assuaged Monday as she encountered more than 150 friends, family and other well-wishers. They greeted the Naples soldier upon her return after an overseas tour of duty.

Lee district announces school choice lottery results — Preliminary school data shows three in four families received their first choice through Lee County's student assignment system. The school district announced Monday that almost 76 percent of families received their No. 1 choice for the 2014-15 school year, and 93 percent received one of their top three choices.
Lee district announces school choice lottery results via thenewspress