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Calling Florida's criminal justice system "broken," and pointing to high rates of re-incarceration and growing costs to keep inmates in prison, the Florida ACLU and Lee County NAACP  are sponsoring a public forum Thursday night in Fort Myers to discuss reform.

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The Shy Wolf Sanctuary in Naples is home to 69 resident animals, all of whom were evacuated from their home as wildfires threatened Collier County last month. Now the animals have returned home, but plans are in the works to relocate the sanctuary to a larger facility that could provide temporary shelter for other animals during future emergencies.

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Tree care in Florida is different from tree care up north, and on Arbor Day on Gulf Coast Live, an ISA Certified Arborist from Naples shares his expertise on how to handle our trees’ unique needs.
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A Naples group of "parents, friends, and family" of LGBT community members is celebrating a decade of promoting equality with an interfaith convocation on May 7, aiming to promote acceptance through sharing religious traditions and rituals.

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Media reports of increased incidents of hate crime have heightened awareness of the issue across the country, but in the case of one Naples man, personal experience spurred him to action.