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New redistricting commissions splinter along partisan lines

When voters in some states created new commissions to handle the politically thorny process of redistricting, the hope was that the bipartisan panelists could work together to draw new voting districts free of partisan gerrymandering. Instead, cooperation has proved elusive. In New York, Ohio and Virginia, commissions meeting for the first time this year have […]

Hendry County School District to host school reopening Q&A

Hendry County School District is hosting a school reopening question and answer forum Thursday. The school district says it’s offering three options in the fall and believes there is an option to meet everyone’s needs. Parents and guardians are asked to submit their choice in the “Intent to Return Form” by July 15. Forms are […]

Vehicle fire caused delays on Alligator Alley in Collier County Sunday

Florida Highway Patrol responded to a vehicle fire on westbound Alligator Alley heading toward northbound I-75 in Collier County Sunday. According to FHP, state troopers were at the scene of a vehicle fire on mile marker 66 of the alley, east of State Road 29. The roadway is clear.

Uber offers free rides for those affected by Collier County brush fires

According to an Uber announcement, the ride-share company plans to offer “free rides to and/or from shelter locations (up to $20 each)” to help provide relief to those impacted by the Collier County fires Thursday. Claim the voucher by following these steps: 1.) Apply the voucher using this link or by taking a picture with […]