October 4, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Business News

Our Wealthiest

WHEN FORBES MAGAZINE INTRODUCED THE 400 wealthiest Americans in 2012 last week (“The Forbes 400”), it answered an age-old question posed famously by two towering 20th century American writers, Ernest Hemingway and F. More...

Charlotte Chamber celebrates 87th annual banquet, honors outstanding members

More than 300 members and guests gathered at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center Sept. More...

Does the Federal Reserve print money?

MONEY & INVESTING

There are plenty of economic issues about which people can agree to disagree — taxation, the accuracy of the CPI as a measure of inflation, stock market valuation, the true level of employment, etc. More...

Long-time fishing tournament ends; another begins

One of the longest running fishing tournament/festivals in the area, Caloosa Catch & Release, is ending after one last hurrah on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3, at Pink Shell Resort & Marina on Fort Myers Beach. More...

COMMUNITY NEWS

St. Vincent de Paul rummage sale to benefit needy   Punta Gorda’s St. Vincent de Paul Sacred Heart Conference will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. More...

Real Estate News

What $550,000 will buy in SWFL

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Luncheon features insight into Cheney Brothers operation

The Suncoast Technology Forum luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Captain’s Table in Fishermen’s Village. The monthly meeting features guest speaker John Haber, chief information officer of Cheney Brothers. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Ringling International Arts Festival

WHEN THE RINGLING INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL takes place every October, it’s as if New York City has transported itself south to Sarasota for a few days.  More...

Turtle Crossing Book Bazaar offers fun with a literary spin

From the one-room schoolhouse to the lure of the open road, reading and writing are a part of our lives.  More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

¦ THURSDAY, OCT. 4, 9 P.M. Doc Martin The Portwenn Effect It’s time for the Portwenn Players Dance, an auspicious event in the village’s social calendar. At the office, Martin meets with a patient, Mark the  More...