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June 29, 2011 by Kelly Farrell (Register to contact)

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The Estero High School campus is about to be painted and the principal wants to hear from the community whether it should stay pink or not. What do you think? Are you still in the Estero area?
Hope you'll take a minute to share your thoughts-- call, send a message or email.
Kelly Farrell
Naples Daily News
Staff reporter
(239) 877-XXXX cell

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Teen stalks, takes pictures of woman at Coconut Point Mall  NBC2 News

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Public access keeps Estero driving range open  Naples Daily News

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Wave of vehicle burglaries hit three Estero, Bonita Springs neighborhoods  The News-Press

Overall, there were 21 vehicle burglaries across Lee County reported Monday, including 11 in Estero and seven in Bonita Springs.

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