8 months after spill, oil found on dead dolphin

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NEW ORLEANS - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that eight months after the Deepwater Horizon oil well was capped, dolphins are washing ashore in east Louisi..
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New bins help Harry Chapin Food Bank get fresh food into the hands of the needy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MOORE HAVEN, Fla - The Harry Chapin Food Bank and its new mobile pantry distribution system delivered fresh food Thursday to Moore Haven Residents.Chiquita Brands provided a $7,800..
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Fla. House passes business deregulation bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  - Legislation that would deregulate 14 businesses, professions and occupations ranging from interior design to auto repair has cleared the Republican-contro..
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New diplomas offered at 4 area high schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla -  It’s called AICE, standing for the Advanced International Certificate of Education, and the academically rigorous and internationally recognized..
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Fla. bill unlinks job licenses from rights restoration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- A bill that would take occupational licenses out of the civil rights denied to ex-convicts has unanimously cleared the House Judiciary committee. The committee v..
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Water outage in part of Lee County due to water main break

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla-Update: Due to the repairs being completed earlier than expected, I wanted to let you know that the water is now back on for the Foxmoor area.  These residents..
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Obama has work to do to win Florida again in 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- President Barack Obama has some work to do with Florida voters if he hopes to win the state's 29 electoral votes next year, a Quinnipiac University poll released..
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Fla. teachers union seeking class size compromise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- The statewide teachers union and the senator proposing legislation to weaken the state's class size requirements were trying to reach a compromise, the Florida E..
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Student says he stole TVs to help pay for prom

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A high school senior looking for money to help with prom expenses wound up in jail instead. Alachua County Sheriff's officials say witnesses called authorities ..
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Celebration Cape doesn't have much to celebrate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - Celebration Cape, a uniquely designed gated community sits just blocks away from Cape Coral's city hall. The community opened last April and whether effects from t..
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Two elementary school students are arrested for threatening to stab a fellow student

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two 10 year old students at Rayma C. Page Elementary School  have been arrested for threatening to stab and set on fire a fellow student.  Lee County Sh..
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Former First Lady Laura Bush speaks at FGCU

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ESTERO, Fla. - Former First Lady Laura Bush spent Wednesday meeting fans and spreading her message throughout Southwest Florida. Her day began in Naples, with a book-signing of her..
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Funeral services held for Clewiston teen killed in hit-and-run crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Maite Delarosa

CLEWISTON, Fla.-On Wednesday morning, friends, teachers and family members of the Doberti Sanchez, 18, gathered at Clewiston High School to remember him. Sanchez was killed on..
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Scholarship dollars on the chopping block for in-state private school students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- State scholarships that pay to send Florida students to in-state private universities are on the chopping block. The Florida Resident Access Grant provides $83 millio..
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Punta Gorda seniors trade drugs for peace of mind

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla- Seniors from South Port Square in Charlotte County made a field trip on tuesday to drop off some drugs. About two dozen senior citizens from the South Port S..
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Edison College President Willing To Discuss Pay Reduction

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A developing story WINK has been watching. The president of Edison State College announced Wednesday that he will take a pay cut to get back on track with facul..
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Lee County school superintendent search narrowed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County narrows the list of candidates vying to be the next school superintendent.  They cut the list from forty-two down to eight.   Still on t..
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Hurricane forecast released

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Weather forecasters at Colorado State University are predicting an above-average hurricane season for the Atlantic Ocean.    The forecast ..
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Alleged teen killer's attorney talks to WINK News about investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The attorney for the 14-year-old boy accused of shooting his parents to death in the Golden Gate Estates is sounding off on newly released details of the inv..
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How a federal government shutdown would impact you

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FT. MYERS, Fla. - The clock is ticking in the nation's capitol, where lawmakers still have not reached an agreement on how to fund the government.  The deadline is Friday at m..
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