September 11th canvas nears completion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Leoma Lovegrove is nearing completion of her 9-11 canvas, now filled with names of victims from the September 11th attacks."It's really been an amazing project to se..
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Irene downgraded to tropical storm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

NEW YORK- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has reopened the North Tube of the Holland Tunnel, as well as the George Washington Bridge's Lower Level and the Palisades I..
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RSW flights affected by storm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- As Hurricane Irene slammed into the east coast Saturday morning, airlines at Southwest Florida International Airport canceled flights to the northeast... leaving..
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RSW flights affected by storm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- As Hurricane Irene slammed into the east coast Saturday morning, airlines at Southwest Florida International Airport canceled flights to the northeast... leaving..
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Hurricane Irene desroys parts of Carolina coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

They felt it first in Cape Lookout, North Carolina on the southernmost tip of the state's outer bank islands.     Hurricane Irene made landfall just after first..
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Local farmers protest Publix

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The bicycle delegation from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) – an internationally-recognized human rights organization based in Immokalee, FL &ndas..
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Undercover Operation Turns Up Cocaine, Pills & Pot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

When detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit infiltrated a drug house, they discovered there was plenty of “cooking” going on, but not a lo..
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Emails: Jeb Bush was upset Scott fired staffers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Newly released emails show that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was disappointed that Gov. Rick Scott fired the mother of an Army soldier who had just been ki..
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Sea turtles in Florida feeling the brunt of Irene

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

JUNO BEACH, Fla.-  Hurricane Irene's rough surf caused problems for sea turtle nests in Florida. The eggs of Loggerhead, Leatherback, and green turtles are normally burrowed i..
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East Coast prepares for Irene

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

 NEW YORK- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says it's best for everyone's safety to shut down transit systems in the tri-state area. The subway system, Long Island Railroad, and..
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Hurricane Irene makes landfall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) - The North Carolina coast is being battered by sustained hurricane force winds from Irene which had begun wreaking havoc even before starting its assault ..
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Local Red Cross sends 5 to Irene path

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla.– Hurricane Irene is headed toward the East Coast and the American Red Cross is mobilizing disaster workers and equipment along much of the eastern seaboard to he..
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Should you buy travel insurance when you book?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

  FORT MYERS, Fla. -People buy home insurance, renters insurance, and car insurance. but when you book a trip, do you consider insuring that? "We never don't get stranded," t..
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Local pharmacies gearing up for database launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Prescription drug abuse is blamed for an estimated seven deaths a day in Florida and a new pharmacy database is set to launch in Florida next week.  It's m..
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Police warn of water bill scam

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - The Naples Police Department wants to warn residents of a scam involving water bills. Two recent eventshave been brought to the attention of the City of Naples Finan..
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Fort Myers woman accused of check fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A check you wrote years ago could be a thief's tool to rip you off. A Fort Myers woman is in jail after Lee County Sheriff's Deputies say she stole old checks an..
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Pirates invade Punta Gorda

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- If you are around Punta Gorda this weekend and you need a place to "bury some pieces of eight," the Pirate Festival at Fisherman's Village might have just what y..
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AAA: Irene won't imact gas prices in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FT. MYERS, Fla. -- East coast refineries are bracing for Irene's impact. Many are starting to turn off equipment and tie things down.Shutdowns of more than a few days could put ser..
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Homeowner catches burglars in the act, chases them

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, FL- A Lehigh Acres homeowner accompanied by his realtor pulled into his driveway and was surprised to discover two men inside his home. The homeowner confronted the m..
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Airlines begin canceling flights in earnest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Delta Air Lines is canceling 1,300 flights and will shut down at New York City-area airports on Sunday until Hurricane Irene passes. With Delta's announcement Friday, airlines..
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