Andrea Perdomo

Reporter

Andrea Perdomo is a reporter for WGCU News. She started her career in public radio as an intern for the Miami-based NPR station, WLRN. Andrea graduated from Florida International University, where she was a contributing writer for the student-run newspaper, The Panther Press, and was also a member of the university's Society of Professional Journalists chapter. 

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Concrete data on human trafficking is elusive, and Thursday, State Attorney Amira Fox was in Fort Myers to talk about her office's efforts to fill numerous gaps.


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Lee County Commissioners received the largest reimbursement of funds this week from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reinburse for Hurricane Irma recovery costs.

Lee County recieved $17.7 million for debris removal related to the 2017 storm.

According to Lee County officials, 2.7 million cubic yards of debris was collected after the storm passed -  enough to fill about 820 Olympic-sized swimming pools.  The county spent $37.4 million to remove it all.

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The Florida Department of Transportation held a Road Safety Audit on a stretch of State Road 29 in Immokalee on Wednesday.


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A man was arrested in Charlotte County on Tuesday in connection with a child pornography investigation in Canada.

The suspect, 37-year-old Nathan Potter, was arrested by a Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office detective at the Flamingo Motel in Punta Gorda.

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Governor Ron DeSantis was in Southwest Florida on Tuesday along with his wife, Casey DeSantis, to announce a new tool to help  people get up-to-date information about the state’s water quality. 

 


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