Hispanic group co-sponsoring Florida GOP debate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - A conservative Hispanic political group is teaming up with the Republican Party of Florida to sponsor a presidential primary debate on Jan. 26.    That'..
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After camping out for days Red Sox fans get memorabilia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Red Sox fans camped out for several days in anticipation of spring training ticket sales and City of Palms Park yard sale.
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Stronger internet surveillance in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Your every click, keystroke or E-mail may be under surveillance. There are now more eyes watching the internet, looking for people preying on children. And these..
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Returning to work & school in southwest Florida after war

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Now that the war in Iraq is over, veterans will be returning to the states.  They're returning to a less than favorable job market but veterans have option..
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Golden Gate mother in jail accused of child abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -- A Golden Gate mother is behind bars accused of abusing her four month old son, but the baby's grandmother tells WINK News there's two sides to the story. Bev..
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Firefighters open Christmas store in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

NAPLES Fla.- East Naples firefighters did more than put out fires Friday.  They made sure close to 1,400 kids will have presents on Christmas. Firefighters converted a vacant ..
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Arrested: Man accused of defrauding Naples hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

Naples Police say a man defrauded Naples Community Hospital for thousands of dollars in medical services. Police say 56 year old John Reutcke of Treasure Island, FL used the fictit..
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SWFL MicroEnterprise Project helps aspiring entrepreneurs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- While the job hunt continues for many, others are turning dreams of starting their own business into reality. The MicroEnterprise Project is fairly new to the ar..
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Death of Florida A&M drum major ruled a homicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The death of a Florida A&M University drum major has been ruled a homicide after an autopsy showed he died of internal bleeding caused by blunt force t..
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USPS allows public to weigh in on plan to outsource work

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The United States Postal Service allowed the public to weigh in on its plan to outsource the facility's work, a move that could slow down the delivery of your mai..
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Man steals handheld computer from convenience store

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Wednesday, December 14, 2011 the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a theft at a convenience store located at 2275 Winkler Avenue. The suspect seen in t..
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Collier woman suspected of fracturing son's skull

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County deputies have arrested a Golden Gate woman on aggravated child abuse charges.Brooke Nelson is suspected of causing multiple skull fractures on ..
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Occupy Ft. Myers gets new advisor, changes direction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Occupy Fort Myers group is on the move once again. This time, the camp-outs are being replaced with visits to local political offices. Many of the signs, repl..
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Scott giving Fla. state workers an extra day off

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has been something of a Grinch for state employees. But now he's giving them a holiday present - an extra paid day off.    S..
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Fla. congressman draws ire for Nazi comparison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida congressman is drawing criticism for comparing Democrats' efforts on shifting public opinion to those of a Nazi propagandist.   &nb..
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Local couple makes urgent appeal to save horses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local couple is making an urgent appeal for help, so they can rescue more abandoned horses. Mike and Heather Walsh say they are forming a non-profit organizatio..
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Fla. officer convicted in $2M laptop heist

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida police officer is facing up to 25 years behind bars following his conviction in a $2 million laptop computer heist.    A federal jury on..
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FAMU students confront Fla. gov. in band aftermath

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott's call to suspend FAMU's president prompted hundreds of students to march on the governor's mansion in protest late Thursday. ..
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Celebrating the season in Downtown Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- With temperatures in the 80's, it's not unusual to see people in shorts and flip-flops enjoying the Christmas festivities in Fort Myers. In today's Inside Travel ..
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SWFL woman wins Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A North Fort Myers family is celebrating. Friday morning, they won the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes.  WINK News got the rare, behind-the-scen..
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