About DAVE OSBORN
It was a trip to the movies that inspired Dave Osborn’s love for journalism. His parents took the then-11-year-old to see “”All the President’s Men” at a suburban Detroit theater. The next week, he bought his first notebook and the rest is history.
Osborn began working at his middle school newspaper and continued his journalism education at Michigan State University, where he worked his way up from intern to managing editor of The State News. It was at the East Lansing school where Osborn developed his green-and-white passion for the Spartans. He also cheers for all teams from his native Detroit, especially the Detroit Lions that he swears will be in the Super Bowl before long.
When he’s not editing stories, Osborn loves to spend time with his family, go to the movies, watch the TV show "24," read U.S. history and listen to everyone from The Who to Marvin Gaye and other Motown legends.
It's Your Business: United begins nonstop to Denver from RSW
Published 12/20/2013 at 5:20 a.m.
United to Denver from RSW; Collier building group inducts two; Naples lawyer elected to state Bar panel.
It's Your Business: New Culver's opens in south Lee County
Published 12/19/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
New fast-food chain opens in south Fort Myers; Realtors host event; Lee County spa hires four.
It's Your Business: New golf center opens in January
Published 12/18/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
New golf center opens next month; restaurant chain gives back to Naples community.
It's Your Business: Gas prices drop 2 cents in Southwest Florida
Published 12/17/2013 at 5:38 a.m.
Gas prices decrease slightly; doctor joins Bonita dermatology office; association hosts holiday gathering.
It's Your Business: Norman Love to join Lee business hall
Published 12/16/2013 at 5:37 a.m.
Two to join Lee Business hall; Starkey to conduct women business workshops; boat show opens Jan. 30.
It's Your Business: Hertz VP to address Hispanic group
Published 12/14/2013 at 5:40 a.m.
Hertz VP to address group; Collier County gun club renamed; coffee update unveils new website.
It's Your Business: New SW Fla. beer available Saturday
Published 12/13/2013 at 5:35 a.m.
New Southwest Florida beer available Saturday; law firm hosts drive; two chosen to design new home model.
It's Your Business: New jeweler opens in downtown Naples
Published 12/12/2013 at 5:34 a.m.
New jeweler opens; community center complete at East Naples development; Hodges group to receive fund.
It's Your Business: NCH employee receives Patriot Award
Published 12/11/2013 at 5:33 a.m.
NCH worker wins award; Fort Myers firm completes design; CPA firm named sponsor.
It's Your Business: Farmers market returns at JetBlue Park
Published 12/10/2013 at 5:38 a.m.
Farmers market returns; firm donates turkeys; new engineering firm opens.
SWFL CEOs: Expect more women to lead U.S. corporations after GM promotes Mary Barra to top spot
Published 12/10/2013 at 7:12 p.m.
“If I could talk to her, I’d ask her for advice,” said Adria Starkey, Collier County president and CEO of FineMark National Bank & Trust. “I’d be saying, ‘What can you teach me?’ Obviously she’s the first female in that ...
Star Gazer: Harry Connick Jr., Josh Turner enjoy mixing it up with public
Published 11/29/2013 at 8 a.m.
Not all musicians lead sheltered lives and are afraid to mingle with the public.Performer Harry Connick Jr., during his show at Artis—Naples earlier in November, told the story of how he fell asleep on an airplane, snoring and drooling on ...
Josh Turner to headline Pigs in Paradise
Published 11/21/2013 at 8 a.m.
Country star Josh Turner travels the U.S. as part of his job and he believes it’s something every American should do at least once. On Sunday he will make a stop in Southwest Florida.
It's Your Business: SW Fla. gas prices increase nearly 4 cents
Published 11/19/2013 at 5:23 a.m.
Gas prices increase in Southwest Florida; vet office opens; car dealership reopens.
Hillary Clinton in Naples: Partisan bickering hampers country's strength
Published 11/18/2013 at 8:40 p.m.
The former first lady — considered the front-runner for the 2016 Democratic nomination — projected a vision of how the United States must bolster its economy and retain a strong presence in the world.
Bra wars: Woman claims Chico's ripped off her undergarment design
Published 11/14/2013 at 5:32 a.m.
An attorney sent a letter to Chico's, ordering the company to cease and desist from producing its My Gorgeous bra. Chico's responded Nov. 7 by filing a declaratory judgment in U.S. District Court in Fort Myers.
Harry Connick Jr. takes Naples crowd down musical Big Easy street
Published 11/06/2013 at 11:55 p.m.
Harry Connick Jr. surprised the audience, when he introduced his father on stage. The two sang “My Kind Of Girl."
It's Your Business: Hobby Lobby opens, Nordstrom Rack opening in North Naples
Published 11/04/2013 at 5:41 a.m.
New hobby store opens in North Naples; new retail outlet opens this week at Mercato; business seminar is Nov. 11.
Looking for 'Noles and 'Canes merchandise in SWF? Good luck
Published 11/02/2013 at 7:34 a.m.
No. 3-ranked FSU plays the No. 7 Miami Hurricanes, and anyone seeking clothes and accessories for both teams can find them mainly at specialty stores in Southwest Florida.
It's Your Business: Allegiant announces nonstop to northeast Ohio
Published 11/02/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
New flights offered to Ohio; SCORE workshop is Saturday; golf club room to undergo renovations.
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