Locals want job training help and tax cuts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

President Obama will address Congress and the nation Thursday evening, to lay out a plan to create jobs and fire up the anemic economy. Some people in Southwest Florida told us: th..
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'Save the Cape' rally attempts to pursuade Council

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The looming threat of scrapping the city's police force and firefighters is spurring a protest. Hundreds were expected to turn out Thursday to voice their anger a..
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Tropical Storm Nate meandering off Mexico's coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Nate is getting a little stronger as it meanders in the Bay of Campeche off Mexico's Gulf coast, where it is expected to bring rain and higher tides.&nb..
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Fla. Passes up $100 million in federal grant money

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and the Republican-led Legislature have rejected or didn't pursue more than $106 million in federal grant money and returned another $4.5 million over ..
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US orders Fla. museum to keep painting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - U.S. authorities are ordering a Florida museum to keep a more than 400-year-old Italian painting because it may have been stolen from a Jewish family durin..
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GOP leader dies from Lou Gehrig's disease at 62

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican Party Chairman David Bitner is dead at the age of 62.    Party officials said that Bitner died Thursday after a brief battle with..
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CCSO arrest 2 for selling, 1 for dealing marijuana

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested three from Port Charlotte after an undercover marijuana street buy led them to their dealer and ..
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Judge tosses negligence lawsuit against SeaWorld

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Florida judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by New Hampshire parents who claimed their 10-year-old son suffered emotional distress when he witnessed a killer..
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Fla. hospital faces probe after teen's arrest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - The state Agency for Health Care Administration will review practices at a Kissimmee hospital that issued a physician assistant badge to a teenager. &nb..
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Would-be boat buyer pulls gun during test cruise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Volusia County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man they say tried to pull an armed boat-jacking on the Intracoastal Waterway.    ..
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CCSO arrests 5-time felon, dealing Oxycodone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit arrested an Englewood Oxycodone drug dealer with five previous felony convictions. Narcotics detectives, assisted by the ..
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Adding Disney magic to your business

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development program, "Disney's Approach to Quality Service" to the Resort at Marina Village at Tarpon Point ..
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9/11: A final call from United flight 93

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

LEE COUNTY, FL - The voicemail of Lorne Lyles phone held a chilling message."Hi baby. Baby, you have to listen to me carefully, I'm on a plane that's been hijacked." The former For..
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Buckingham standoff ends peacefully

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Buckingham man is safe Thursday, after an overnight standoff. Lee County deputies tell us 27-year-old Brandon Helms entered a home on Skates Circle, j..
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Cape weighs outsourcing public safety departments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral and its public safety unions are at a budget standoff, leading the city to explore other options to balance the budget. Mayor John Sullivan says that ..
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From paralyzed to pedaling: veteran beats the odds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Doctors said he may never walk again. Now he's earning medals and inspiring athletes in Southwest Florida. Next time you think you're too tired to work out, thin..
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Ten years later: 9/11 changed our lives

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

SARASOTA, Fla.-For these four high school seniors, September 11, 2001 began with a once in a lifetime opportunity. At the time seven year old students at Emma Booker Elementary Sch..
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Behind the scenes look at Cape K9 training

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department's K-9 unit is undergoing some training Wednesday and WINK News got a special look.     The Cape Coral Police ..
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Governor backs off drilling in Everglades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott's office is now backpedaling from his previous statements about expanded drilling in the Everglades. On Tuesday, the Governor sided with ..
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Private utility makes budget blunder; no refund

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The private, non-profit Bonita Springs Utility (BSU) is admitting a paperwork error on its proposed budget for the coming year. Some customers are saying:  t..
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