Green market workshop teaches amateur gardeners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

Local farmers rolled out everything from peppers to parsley at the Alliance of the Arts Saturday morning offering fresh, organic products to green market-goers. Grower Bob Donnelly..
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Protection groups ask holiday beach-goers to look out for turtle nests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NAPLES, Fla. --Maura Kraus says being on sea turtle patrol is full-time work during nesting season, and with the Fourth of July expected to pack the beaches, this weekend won't be ..
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South Carolina man survived sixth lightning strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

SENECA, South Carolina- Dressed in a gown, Melvin Roberts takes his first few steps inside Oconee Memorial Hospital since his fateful encounter with mother nature. "My feet are bur..
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NASA sues former astronaut

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla- NASA wants former astronaut Edgar Mitchell to return a camera that went to the moon on the Apollo 14 mission. The suit was filed in Miami federal court. NASA c..
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Duck Tape Creations Live in Studio

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney


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Only on WINK: Family of slain officer speaks about execution

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

BUCKINGHAM, Fla. -- With less than one year in office under his belt, Governor Rick Scott signed his first death warrant. Manuel Valle murdered a Coral Gables police officer more ..
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Florida laws get tougher to crack down on prescription drug abuse

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –Attorney General Pam Bondi issued the following statement on the State of Florida’s implementation of the pill mill law and Florida Department of Hea..
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Mundle found not-guilty on felony murder charge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A man accused of murder in a case where he didn't even pull the trigger was found not guilty Friday afternoon in Lee County court. But, Jarrett Mundle will head ..
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Florida's controversial Rocket Docket for foreclosure filings ends

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County courts credits the state's Rocket Docket initiative for clearing out a system, swamped with foreclosure filings. "We got rid of that giant boulder hang..
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New Lee County superintendent sworn in

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Dr. Joseph Burke was joined by family and friends as he was sworn in this morning at school district headquarters. Principals, teachers and staff from across the..
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Immigrant street theater part of national protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Community and immigrant advocacy groups participated in a national effort to protest Georgia's new immigration laws with a silent theater performance in downtown Miami..
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FMPD to issue tickets for good deeds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Kids in Fort Myers may actually look forward to their next encounter with the "heat" this summer, thanks to a program developed by 7-Eleven® stores that rewar..
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Gov. Scott: Media should pay for public records

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott told newspaper editors that public records requests have skyrocketed since he's taken office and that fees he's charging to provide docu..
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Governor Scott to throw out first pitch at Stone Crabs game on July 4th

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – Rick Scott, Governor of Florida is to make a special appearance in Port Charlotte on the Fourth of July. Scott will be throwing out the first pitch be..
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Woman injured in roof collapse at Fla. church

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A woman was seriously injured when a large section of roof collapsed at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Gainesville. Fire officials say they don't know w..
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4 suspects dead in police shooting in Miami area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities in Miami-Dade County say police shot and killed four suspects during a confrontation after they got out of their vehicles wearing ski masks and carrying gu..
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Plaintiff lawyer welcomes appeal in UCF trial

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The attorney for the family of a University of Central Florida football player who was awarded a $10 million wrongful death judgment says he welcomes the unive..
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Hazmat situation causes evacuation of Edison State College's Punta Gorda campus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A hazmat situation involving an acid spill has caused the evacuation of all of Edison State College at the Punta Gorda campus Friday morning, according to C..
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Scott approves Orlando's commuter rail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has given his approval for Orlando's proposed commuter rail system. Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad said Friday he expects the $1.2 bill..
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Police arrest alleged jewelry thief in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On June 29th at noon, a Cape Coral woman arrived at her home in the 2500 Block of Shelby Parkway to find it had been burglarized. Between 9:45 and Noon that morni..
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