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Emails show growing tension weeks before Cypress Lake principal quit

news-press.com — Former Cypress Lake Principal Tracy Perkins repeatedly voiced her concerns about how she was treated by the district administration in the weeks leading up to her resignation. Emails between Perkins, Executive Director of Development Jeff Spiro and Superintendent Nancy Graham were generally positive until the three met on May 13 for Perkins' year-end performance review, according to records obtained by the News-Press.
Jul 29, 2014

More from @EmilyAtteberry on the Cypress Lake High principal situation. Football brawl played role in her resigning. newspr.es/1l9C31I

Lee County race has PAC, big-money involvement

news-press.com — The race for the District 3 Lee County commissioner seat in 2012 was notorious for being the first county race to have involvement from a high-rolling political action committee. This year, the two county races aren't anywhere near reaching million-dollar spending levels.

Cape Coral Council to discuss domestic partnership registry today

news-press.com — Later today, a former Sarasota city commissioner will discuss a proposed domestic-partnership registry ordinance with Cape Coral council members. The registry allows for couples, who are unmarried or whose marriages are not acknowledged, the possibility of basic legal rights such as hospital visits and input into funeral arrangements, among others.