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Military surplus equipment to police: Program 1033 in SWFL

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WINK News is taking a look at how Program 1033 is being used in Southwest Florida.
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Military equipment used by police:necessary for protection?

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - Protests marred by violence in Ferguson, Missouri are causing police to roll out military surplus vehicles and equipment to hold crowds back. Some groups are no..
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National vs. state vs. local: where your charity money goes

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Haley Hinds

People all around the country are pouring buckets of ice water on their heads, hoping to raise money for the ALS Association. And, they are - millions, in fact. But, do you know wh..
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Charity check: know who you're donating to

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Haley Hinds

People are quick to open up their wallets, whether it's for ALS or any other organization. Here are some tools that'll help you know who you're giving to and how they're using your..
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Soldier fights IRS for money he is owed

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

A soldier has waited months for his tax return due to an error with the IRS and Treasury Department.
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Gas station threatens move or be towed during floods

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

A Naples' woman said her car may have suffered flood damage, after a gas station told her she had to move her car during Monday's record rainfall or it would tow her car.
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Comcast technician fired after caught stealing from his boss

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

A Comcast technician is accused of pocketing labor fees, instead of documenting them.
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Consumer Reports: The dangers of painkillers

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Prescriptions have climbed 300 percent in the past decade, and drugs containing the narcotic hydrocodone are the most commonly prescribed medications, according to a recent Consume..
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Make telemarketers pay you

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

WINK News found you can sue telemarketers up to $1,500 per call.
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WINK News anchor fights to clear name after ID theft

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the country. As WINK News anchor Cayle Thompson learned, anybody can become a victim.
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