FGCU to consider tuition increase

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

  LEE COUNTY, FL-University students and parents are most likely going to see a hike in tuition this year. It's orientation time again at Florida Gulf Coast University. Among ..
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Local agencies will get help in wildfire fight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott's decision to mobilize personnel and equipment across the state could signal wild fire and drought conditions will worsen in the coming weeks..
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Experts predict record Gulf dead zone

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The area of low oxygen that forms every summer in the northern Gulf of Mexico, fed by fertilizer and runoff flowing down the Mississippi River from the Heartland..
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Settlement reached over Chinese drywall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Florida-based supplier of Chinese drywall has agreed to a $55 million settlement of claims that the corrosive product damaged homes.    The prop..
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Redistricting group calls Florida hearings a sham

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A group trying to prevent gerrymandering says upcoming public hearings on redistricting are a "sham."    Fair Districts Now leaders said Tue..
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Father charged in Jacksonville infant's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jon Hibbert

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville construction worker has been charged with the murder and aggravated abuse of his infant daughter. Authorities say 22-year-old Bryan Wofford..
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FBI wants former house speaker's travel records

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The FBI wants to see former Florida House Speaker Ray Sansom's office records, including travel documents.    Subpoenas last week were serve..
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Do you know this man? Deputies want to hear from you.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify a man captured on surveillance video June 7, 10:40 a.m. at a Circle..
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Car crashes into canal in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chandler Friedman

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- WINK news is on the scene of a car into a canal in Cape Coral around 10:15 Tuesday morning. The car crossed an open lot and crashed into the canal on the 3800 blo..
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Jones to stand trial in Pilar Rodriguez case.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- Melissa Harding Jones and her attorney started the day by asking the Judge to throw out the case against her. She is being charged with child neglect that stems ..
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WINK Exclusive: Father speaks about man accused of stalking his daughter

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A WINK News exclusive.  A Collier County father is speaking out about a man he once considered his friend. That man is now accused of stalking his you..
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Naples woman charged with child neglect after son found wandering in traffic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla -- A Naples woman faces child neglect charges after deputies say someone found her son wandering in traffic alone. Gabriella Tomasi, 23, was arrested Sunday. Collier C..
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Police suspect foul play in Cape Coral death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

Cape Coral, Fla.-While police continue digging for clues in the death of a Cape Coral man, neighbors say they are keeping their guard up. According to Cape Coral Police, 40-year-ol..
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Summer camp offered for former Big Brothers Big Sisters kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-The Boys and Girls Club of Lee County is opening its doors to hundreds of children left without mentors following the closing of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southw..
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Governor Scott declares wildfire emergency in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in Florida due to wildfires and drought conditions.    The declaration Monday puts the sta..
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Bank collecting shoes for kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Port Charlotte, Fla., June 14, 2011 — Craig DeYoung, president of Charlotte State Bank, announced Monday that all five bank offices will serve as collection points for the ..
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Businesses and county leaders step up to support Arthrex expansion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Collier County company is looking to expand and add 600 jobs. But, Arthrex wants the county to sweeten the pot or it may go elsewhere. Today, business owne..
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Cape Coral traffic troubles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Last year the city of Cape Coral lowered the speed limit from 40 miles per hour to 35 on Gleason Parkway. Now people who live on Gleason say the traffic is literally moving through..
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Couple arrested for stealing shopping carts for scrap metal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

NORTH FORT MYERS- People in a North Fort Myers neighborhood are getting peace and quiet for the first time in a month.That's because two neighbors suspected of making noise are beh..
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Lehigh Acres family raising chickens to survive tough economy, cited by Code Enforcement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Dianna Caminos is turning to her backyard to survive unemployment. "I'm trying to do whatever it takes to help my family right now during these hard times," Cam..
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