Punta Gorda traffic light to be removed

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.-  The temporary traffic signal at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Acline Rd. will be taken out of service and removed on Friday, February 17, 2012, according..
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Edison botanic research laboratory restoration project

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Edison and Ford Winter Estates will cut the ribbon on to celebrate a three-year restoration project Wednesday. Visitors can step inside to see the completion ..
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Students surprise local vet with quilt on Valentine's Day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

ENGLEWOOD Fla.- The class of 8th grade students at L.A. Ainger Middle School in Rotunda pulled off the surprise of the day. The 8th grade History Teacher Mary Murnighan was wringin..
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Businesses tax breaks up for vote

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Majority Republicans have added an anti-union provision to a bill giving Florida businesses tax breaks totaling $121.1 million a year. They actu..
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Cape Coral finalist's bid for ultimate baseball dream job

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - We're just days away from the start of spring training in Southwest Florida, but a young woman from Cape Coral could soon be living the game, all season long. Sh..
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Cancer drug in short supply in southwest Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A cancer drug shortage puts cancer patients in limbo.  It is a scary reality for parents already in a battle for their kid's lives.  WINK News has lea..
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Bonita Springs woman takes shark concerns to city council

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla --  A Bonita Springs woman wants to put an end to the way people catch sharks on local beaches. Chumming is something people do at night on Bonita Beach to..
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Firefighters deliver flowers to senior women

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A group of women at a Fort Myers assisted living facility got a special surprise today, along with flowers from their brave and generous valentines - South Trail..
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Cheaters keep investigators busy around Valentine's Day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

Valentine's Day is considered the most romantic day of the year. But, it can also be one of the most heartbreaking for those who catch their significant others delivering flowers....
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Disease killing popular landscaping plant

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Known for their beauty and bold hues, impatiens are a favorite for landscaping. "That's kind of the symbol of color in a garden for many folks," said nursery owne..
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Same-sex couples ask for marriage licenses on Valentines Day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Same-sex couples are standing up for what they believe in. Many are using the holiday to ask for a marriage certificate even though they know their requests..
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Senate kills prison privatization

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A divisive bill that would have privatized South Florida prisons has failed to pass the Florida Senate.    The bill (SB 2038) died in a clos..
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Floridians harmed by foreclosure scams are getting relief

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.– Attorney General Pam Bondi's office has secured restitution of $59,000 for approximately 430 consumers who were harmed by a foreclosure-related rescue serv..
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Road to Pro Football takes a path through SWFL

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The road to the National Football League is cutting through Southwest Florida. Some top college football players are gathering in Collier County for an intensive ..
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No foul play suspected in Marco man's death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- The Marco Island Police Department is awaiting the toxicology report in regards to the death of John Armstrong. An investigation is under way, after the body of..
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CCSO investigates an assault on Pt. Charlotte woman

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office responded to a call Monday at 6:58 p.m. to Hillsborough Blvd. and Eva St. in Port Charlotte in reference to a report of ..
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Court reverses punitive damages in smoking case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appellate court has reversed a $40.8 million punitive damage award won by the widow of a lifelong Florida smoker against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. ..
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Brothers arrested when getaway car stalls

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two Port Charlotte brothers for stealing copper items and tools from a stilt home Monday afternoon. Benjamin Jo..
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Truck dumps flaming trash in Dillard's parking lot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- At 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday, the Bonita Springs and Estero fire departments responded to a call regarding a garbage truck fire at Dillard's in the Coconut Point Mall. A ..
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Norman Love Confections stay busy this Valentine's Day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's Valentine's Day. Many of you are out getting something special for that sweetie in your life. And who doesn't love some sweets as that perfect gift? Norman L..
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