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Fort Myers, Florida

Fort Myers is a city located in Lee County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 48,208. It is the county seat of Lee County6.

Established in 1886, Fort Myers is the historical and governmental hub of Lee County. It is the gateway to the Southwest Florida region, which is a major tourist destination in Florida, as well as being a popular place to live for retirees. The winter homes of Thomas Edison (Seminole Lodge) and Henry Ford (The Mangoes), which are both primary tourist attractions in the region, are located on McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers.

The Southwest Florida International Airport is located just outside of Fort Myers, and serves much of Lee County, as well as neighboring Charlotte and Collier counties.

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The first known resident of Fort Myers was Manuel Gonzalez, a Cuban immigrant who settled there in the 19th century.

Fort Myers High School, an International Baccalaureate school, was ranked as one of the best schools in the nation by Newsweek magazine.

On August 13, 2004, Fort Myers was hit hard by Hurricane Charley, a Category 4 hurricane that made landfall north of the area.


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Companies Increasingly Seeking Paranormal Advice to Help Inspire Employees, Says Dr. Robert Fahey

Psychic medium and clairvoyant helps bosses motivate staff with messages from the afterlife FORT MYERS, Fla., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season to be jolly. Business owners want to grow business. This year bosses are doing something completely different. They are buying into the paranormal to beat the competition. Why? Read more about this Fort Myers, Florida press release.

New Website VIPPetLife.com Helps Animal Lovers Cope with Loss of Beloved Pets

Psychic Advice Can Help Ease the Pain of a Lost Pet, Says Site Founder Dr. Robert Fahey FORT MYERS, Fla., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Psychology professor Dr. Robert Fahey, who is also a psychic spirit medium and clairvoyant, announced the release of his initial pet psychic website http://www.VIPPetLife.com aimed at pet owners and pet stores to help bring healing and comfort when a pet dies. Read more about this Fort Myers, Florida press release.

'The Apostate Theory,' Available Now Worldwide, Details the Challenges of Dealing with Radical Islamists

FORT MYERS, Fla., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Historian, Author Patrick Roelle lived and worked in Cairo, Egypt for two years, visiting the American Embassy weekly. The Author claims there is no more secure compound on the face of this planet. The Author believes that if it was breached, it was with the approval of the new Egyptian leaders and their military and that Libya is no different. Roelle states, "Today, more American blood saturates the sands of the Muslim World and our embassies are overrun while the military and the new leaders of Egypt and Libya cheer on the sidelines. Is the fact that it took place on the anniversary of 9-11 a coincidence? Emphatically, NO!" Read more about this Fort Myers, Florida press release.

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