July 27, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

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Business News

From killing the enemy to KILLING IT in business

“LIFE IS A STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL, for success and for dominance. Life is war. “It is an economic war. A political war. A social war. And a personal war. “But we are not all warriors. That is our human failing. More...

Large-scale default of auto loans will be painful for industry, consumers

MONEY & INVESTING

I’m sure you have heard this story before. Large numbers of people lying abut their income on loan applications. Unscrupulous brokers persuading people to spend more than they can afford. Teaser interest rates which increase over time. More...

Florida Weekly receives five awards in state competition

Editorials written last year for Florida Weekly by the late Bill Cornwell were awarded first place in the editorial writing category by the state Society of Professional Journalists. More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Power Squadron offers GPS seminar   Learn the essentials of safe coastal and inland navigation using basic GPS in conjunction with charts and other marine data. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting

2510 Rio Tiber Drive, Punta Gorda

Location, location, location is the hallmark of this Punta Gorda Isles waterfront home that has it all. Less than 7 minutes to Charlotte Harbor with no bridges to pass under, this Ferobuilt home is in meticulous condition. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

It’s SHOW time

Gina Battle leads local artists in exhibition at prestigious Fort Myers gallery

FOR GINA BATTLE, IT WAS A CASE OF “Ask, and you shall receive.” She had already been part of an exhibition last year at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in Fort Myers. She approached the gallery again about doing a show this year. More...

Foreigner band mates heal rifts as group marks 40th anniversary

For veteran rock band Foreigner and guitarist Mick Jones — the group’s founder and last remaining original member — 2017 carries more significance than some years. More...

A new, shining star in the firmament of fictional female detectives

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “The Late Show” by Michael Connelly. Little, Brown. 416 pages. Hardcover, $28. Several years ago, I fell in love with Randy Wayne White’s Hannah Smith series. The Hannah Smith character provided a fresh focus for Mr. More...