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Dan DeLuca

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Cape Coral, FL, United States

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  • Naples Daily News
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • Florida Today
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Recent articles by Dan:

LPGA stars Nelly Korda, Lexi Thompson headline next month's QBE Shootout in Florida, field and pairings set

It’s the first time there will be two LPGA players in the field. → Read More

QBE Shootout field features 2 LPGA players, 10 of the world's top 50, 11 newcomers and no Greg Norman

The 2022 field features two LPGA players for the first time. Lexi Thompson makes her sixth start, Nelly Korda debuts. → Read More

SWFL high school football: Naples, Fort Myers, Bishop Verot, Immokalee, Gulf Coast, Canterbury win

Coverage of Lee and Collier county high school football games played on Friday, Oct. 14. → Read More

Plan for Lee County high schools to restart sports Monday in hands of superintendent

The decision to restart sports could come Friday during Lee County Schools Superintendent Christopher Bernier's update about district operations. → Read More

Hurricane Ian live Thursday updates: About 268,000 Lee FPL customers without power

News and updates from Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 on Hurricane Ian's aftermath in Fort Myers and Lee County. → Read More

Hurricane Ian's winds up to 155 mph, expected to make landfall at about 2 p.m.

Here is the latest news about Hurricane Ian in Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach and Cape Coral in Florida. → Read More

Hurricane Ian: Lee County under hurricane warning as Ian continues to strengthen

Here is the latest news and information for Hurricane Ian in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers Beach and more. → Read More

Greg Norman out of this year's QBE Shootout because of his involvement with LIV Golf

Greg Norman said he was asked not to attend the QBE Shootout in Naples because of his involvement with LIV Golf. Norman founded the event in 1989. → Read More

Live scores: ECS, Canterbury, Baker, East Lee hosting high school football games Thursday

Coverage of Thursday, Sept. 1 football games, Moore Haven at ECS, SFCA at Canterbury, Bonita Springs at Ida Baker, and Estero at East Lee. → Read More

Live scores: ECS, Canterbury, Baker, East Lee hosting high school football games Thursday

Coverage of Thursday, Sept. 1 football games, Moore Haven at ECS, SFCA at Canterbury, Bonita Springs at Ida Baker, and Estero at East Lee. → Read More

The Inside SWFL Football podcast by The News-Press, Naples Daily News returns for Season 5

Alex Martin, Dan DeLuca, and Dustin Levy will get you ready for the top high school football games in Lee and Collier counties with their analysis. → Read More

The Inside SWFL Football podcast by The News-Press, Naples Daily News returns for Season 5

Alex Martin, Dan DeLuca, and Dustin Levy will get you ready for the top high school football games in Lee and Collier counties with their analysis. → Read More

Potential Tropical Storm Alex will begin impacting Fort Myers with heavy rainfall Friday

The first named storm of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season will begin affecting Fort Myers today. The main threat is flooding due to heavy rainfall. → Read More

Potential Tropical Storm Alex will begin impacting Fort Myers and Naples Friday

The first named storm of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season will begin affecting Naples and Fort Myers today. The biggest threat is heavy rainfall. → Read More

Surprise! University of Miami grad reveals herself as Sebastian the Ibis mascot — and fans go wild

Madison Clinger of Fort Myers strutted her stuff at University of Miami graduation, wearing her Sebastian the Ibis mascot costume. The crowd went wild → Read More

High school graduation rate hits record high in Collier, falls in Lee amid COVID challenges

The rates, released earlier this month by the Florida Department of Education, show Collier's graduation rate rose to 92.6%, while Lee's dipped to 85.1%. → Read More

Immokalee's J.C. Jackson continued impressive start to his NFL career with another interception

New England Patriots cornerback, Immokalee native J.C. Jackson continued his strong season with another interception in a 25-0 win over Atlanta. → Read More

COVID-19 vaccines: Which Lee and Collier ZIP codes have the highest and lowest vaccination rates?

These are the percentages of residents fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in every ZIP code in Florida's Lee and Collier counties. → Read More

COVID-19 vaccines: Which Lee and Collier ZIP codes have the highest and lowest vaccination rates?

These are the percentages of residents fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in every ZIP code in Florida's Lee and Collier counties. → Read More

Lee Health COVID-19 hospitalizations fall below 100 for first time since mid-July

The decline in virus-related hospitalizations is a signal the surge related to the delta variant is over, said Lee Health President & CEO Larry Antonucci. → Read More