Naples Florida weekly

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Naples Florida weekly : your news and entertainment source
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V. 1 no. 1 (October 2, 2008) -

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ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 15 MINUTES A6 NAPLES HISTORY A10 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B7 & 8 REAL ESTATE B9 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 MOVIE REVIEW C12 SOCIETY C20 CUISINE C23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. I, No. 39 FREE WEEK OF JULY 2-8 2009 DATED MATERIAL PLEASE RUSH POSTMASTER REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: JULY 2, 2009 POSTAL CUSTOMERBrotherly loveTwo Brothers Baci knows how to do Italian. C23 Making wavesCounty drops the first load for another offshore reef. A14 Thoroughly enjoyableNancy Stetson says Naples Players' summer show is a hit. C8 No place like homeSeniorBridge helps older people stay where they prefer. B1 Noplacelikehome Things have gotten really competitive. Ive never had a hard time finding a summer job before, but this year its been impossible. Michael Serge, 16Jacksons chimp living the good life in SWFLBubbles, the chimpanzee who was Michael Jacksons constant companion for years, has been living at the Center for Great Apes, a sanctuary for chimpanzees and orangutans in Wauchula, since 2005. The 26-year-old chimp was born at a biomedical research facility in Austin, Texas, in 1983. While still an infant, he was purchased for Mr. Jackson by animal trainer Bob Dunn, center officials said. Bubbles reportedly lived with the pop star at his Neverland compound, sat in on the recording of the Bad album and accompanied Mr. Jackson on the Bad world tour in 1988. The singers relationship with Bubbles was mocked in the press, however, and became the first in a series of bizarre, eccentric behaviors that followed the pop icon the rest of his career. When Bubbles grew too large, he was removed to Mr. Dunns California compound. In 2005, Mr. Dunn retired from the business of working chimpanzees and orangutans and sent all his apes, including Bubbles, to the Center for Great Apes. Wauchula is about 100 miles northeast of Naples. Mr. Jackson never visited Bubbles in Florida, center officials said. There is also a question of whether Mr. Jacksons estate will provide funds for Bubbles care.Today, the Center for Great Apes houses 42 chimpanzees and orangutans on 120 rural acres. They roam the property through an abovegroundBY E.I. ROTTERSMANnews@ BY PAM V. KROLpkrol@ SEE WORKFORCE, A8 SEE BUBBLES, A16 OT LONG AGO, FINDING a job was a fairly simple matter for teens interested in earning some extra spending money over the summer. The whole enterprise typically took place the week after school let out, and required little more than a trip to the mall or a couple of local restaurants. After filling out a few applications, a kid could pretty much count on being employed by the following weekend. Few things are that simple for anyone in todays job market, but especially for teens. For one thing, competition for the limitedNOUR YOUNGWORKFORCECOMPETES FOR LIMITED, AND AT TIMES, VOLUNTEER JOBSPop icon said goodbye when Bubbles got too big Job-hunting tips and Web sites to turn toA8>>inside:GETTY IMAGES BY GAB ARCHIVE/REDFERNS Michael Jackson with Bubbles in 1984