March 31, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Florida SouthWestern sets free open house week

Florida SouthWestern State College will host open house week April 11-14 from 3–5:30 p.m. each day All events are free; attendees are encouraged to register online at Fsw.edu/openhouse. More...

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Business News

Think Your Job is Stressful?

Ways to reduce anxiety in high-pressure professions

The Challenger 300, a multi-million dollar piece of luxurious flying machine, speeds down a runway and lifts off. The lives of everyone on board are in pilot Kevin Cook’s hands. More...

Auto repair shop celebrates each year of success with its customers

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

When Ron Morgan decided to open his own auto repair shop in February 2010, his plans were met with skepticism. More...

It’s that time of year, and here are deductions you shouldn’t overlook

MONEY & INVESTING

If Christmastime is the most wonderful time of the year, the beginning of April is the exact opposite — time to do your taxes. More...

Looking to attract burrowing owls? Try a starter burrow

Having burrowing owls on your property can be a lot of fun. As more and more homes are being built, however, there is less habitat for these little birds.  Here’s how to install a starter burrow. More...

Lecture explains how music is instrumental in patient therapy

Dr. Ramon Gil knows the perfect medication to increase happiness, alleviate pain and increase the chances of recovering from a stroke. More...

SWFL Community Foundation grants more than $550,000

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation announces it has awarded $551,500 to programs designed to increase the quality of life in sustainable and equitable ways for Southwest Floridians. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

1130 Coronado Drive, Punta Gorda

Priced to sell, this meticulously maintained, custom-built, three-bedroom, two-bath, waterfront home in Punta Gorda Isles has sailboat access to Charlotte Harbor. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

‘The Rauschenberg Project’

Lab Theater tells the stories of LGBT youth in Southwest Florida

“There’s so much more to a queer person’s life than the moment they decide to tell someone they’re gay,” says Ben Lamoureux (whose drag persona is Bella Lemay.) “These are those stories.” More...

Teacher stays in tune with life-altering music

Angie Navarro was a small girl from a small town in Pennsylvania whose musical ability changed her life. “I played and substituted for local churches,” she recalled of her teenage years in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. More...

Relationship advice has been outdated by digital dating

THE DIVA DIARIES

There was a time when I was really good at dispensing dating advice. I prided myself on it. My girlfriends would call me at all hours, night or day, to tell me their relationship stories and ask me to direct them on their next course of action. More...