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Naples Florida weekly

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Naples Florida weekly : your news and entertainment source
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Naples, FL
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Florida Media Group LLC
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weekly
regular
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English
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volumes : illustrations ; 41 cm

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newspaper ( marcgt )
newspaper ( sobekcm )

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V. 1 no. 1 (October 2, 2008) -

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University of Florida
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Copyright, Florida Media Group LLC. Permission granted to University of Florida to digitize and display this item for non-profit research and educational purposes. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder.
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900873247 ( OCLC )
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Private showingLocal collectors loan their art for a public exhibit at The von Liebig Art Center. C1 ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 15 MINUTES A6 NAPLES' HISTORY A10 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B9 REAL ESTATE B11 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 & 7 PUZZLES C10 SOCIETY C12 & 13 CUISINE C15 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDEwww.FloridaWeekly.com Vol. I, No. 15 FREE WEEK OF JANUARY 8-14, 2009Hope for HaitiNeapolitians won't give up on helping the people of this "fourth world" country. A20 DATED MATERIAL PLEASE RUSH POSTMASTER REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: JANUARY 8, 2009 POSTAL CUSTOMERReplace or repair? Consumers tightening their belts have to decide. B1 Out with the old...See who rang in the New Year at Noodles, plus more from the society sscene. C12 & 13 Housing Opportunities Made for Everyone has put out the welcome mat at its first H.O.M.E. Dennis and Vannessia Harvey and their teenage son have settled in to the Golden Gate house that was in foreclosure and sorely neglected until H.O.M.E. purchased and refurbished it for resale to qualified buyers like the Harveys. John Barlow, the businessman whose commitment to providing affordable housing by rehabilitating foreclosed singlefamily homes inspired the development of H.O.M.E., Inc., predicts that by summer, 12 more houses will be ready for sale to people working in service industries in Collier County. We have competed the purchase of three additional foreclosed houses, and work should begin on renovations later this month, Mr. Barlow said, adding all three homes are in Golden Gate. Were anxious to get started so we can get them ready for their new owners.Candidates for potential H.O.M.E. ownership include teachers, nurses, firemen, police, and skilled government, constructionH.O.M.E. at last: Foreclosed xer-upper turns into family's home sweet home SEE HOME, A26 FLORIDA WEEKLY STAFF REPORT SEE CATTLE, A8 BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.com VEN NOW, LATE IN THE FIRST DECADE OF THE 21ST CENTURY, YOU CAN still see them on the edges of our lives, often where a few acres lie open with some grass beef cattle, known generically as cows whether theyre heifers, steers or bulls. Although few people now living along the Gulf coast ever lay hands on a cow, or build the fence necessary to contain one, or do the calving, raising, sorting, marking, branding, or selling of cows, we remain wedded to them. We eat them, we watch them, and we two-step, if you will, with the economics of them. Where cows appear, a landowner (commonly somebody whose closest proximity to a cow is a lease agreement to let them graze) is required to pay only a small percentage of the property taxes that would otherwise be levied on the land. So the rest of us pay more to maintain our level of government services. There is good reason for that, tax experts and cattlemen point out: We need food, preferably our own American-raised beef, and farming and ranching should be encouraged.E 30,000144 ... its whats for dinner somewhere else... number of beef cows raised in Collier and Lee counties. Another 50,000 are in Hendry County. ... number of people todays American farmer feeds worldwide. the numbers 12thSource: beeffrompasturetoplate.org and the U.S.Department of Agriculture ... Floridas ranking in beef cows, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Grain Engine: Fattening up part of the game, business. A8 >>inside:COURTESY PHOTOSThe labyrinthine cattle market means most of us are unlikely ever to eat beef raised locally. Dennis and Vannessia Harvey, front, with Lisa Carr and John Barlow