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The Lower Gulf Coast is a region of Florida located along its gulf coast, south of the Tampa Bay area, west of Lake Okeechobee and mostly north of the Everglades. It consists of five coastal counties from Manatee County south to Collier County, although it sometimes is considered to include three rural counties inland, and the thinly populated mainland section of Monroe County.

As of 2000, the population of Southwest Florida was 1,500,846. A 2004 US Census Bureau estimate places the region's population at 1,704,155, a four year growth rate of 13.5%.


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Mother who lost son to suicide works to raise awarenessJackie Rosen is a mother who knows all about the pain of suicide, channeling her son's death nearly three decades ago into something constructive...


Tropical disturbance, 2 p.m. Friday


When the new south runway opens on Sept. 18, it will virtually eliminate air traffic delays, improve safety and provide enormous room for air traffic — and tourism dollars — to gro...


Repair crews fixed a 30-inch water main Friday that construction workers drilled into Thursday afternoon while installing streetlight poles, city officials said.


Students at Coral Park Elementary School were rushed to the nearest classroom with the doors locked behind them after a man tried to hide from police on school property.


A dog in distress was rescued by a Boca Raton police officer on Thursday, according to Boca Raton Police Chief Dan Alexander.


Break closes roads in Fort Lauderdale, Oakland ParkRepair crews fixed a 30-inch water main Friday that construction workers drilled into Thursday afternoon while installing streetlight poles, city off...


Police are trying to track down who stole about $15,000 worth of copper wire from a construction site, according to Boca Raton Police.


An Ocala man accused of leaving his three young children in a car while he drank beers was attacked by bar patrons upset about his alleged neglect, is reporting.


The parents of James Foley, the American journalist killed by Islamic State militants on Friday called for prayer and support to free the remaining captives held by Islamic State fighters.


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