Helicopters used to save Fla. crop from rare chill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Dozens of helicopters whir above Florida's valuable and sensitive veggie crops, an unusual approach by farmers worried that an uncommon freeze could wip..
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Overnight fire burns two boats

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla- Chester Frank did all he could to stop a burning boat from catching his on fire, but it wasn't enough.  "HIs boat kept bumping into mine," Frank says, ..
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Orange growers inspect damage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla.-Citrus growers are trying to protect groves from damage from Tuesday morning lows in the 20's.  They're trying to avoid the same type of damage t..
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Lee County farmers fight freeze

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-Farmers are fighting the frost on this chilly Tuesday morning. Mike Greenwell of 31 Produce in Lee County is spending his fourth night and early morning without sl..
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Brighten my world art project

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Brighten My World Art Project Broadway Palm Dinner Theater 1380 Colonial Blvd. Fort Myers (239)278-4422 To donate: http://www.candlelightersswfl.org/
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Behind the scenes on the busiest day of the year for the US Post Office

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Postal workers hard at work on this, the busiest day of the year for them, and they won't be done until the wee hours of the morning. "The middle Monday of Decem..
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WINK News December 14th B Block

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc


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Citrus growers prep groves for freeze threat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ARCADIA, Fla. - Citrus growers are watching the mercury closely, with two nights of below-freezing temperatures in the forecast."It is a wait and see," said Justin Sorrells, a citr..
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FGCU Professors say students' grades changed online

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

ESTERO, FL- Hundreds of FGCU students' grades were changed, without their professors' knowledge.Now school officials are scrambling to find out what could have caused the mix up. F..
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CALL FOR ACTION helps woman get refund from meat company

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Call for Action gets results for a woman struggling to get a refund from a door-to-door meat company. Eve Swinton says she made a rush decision to purchase $250 ..
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It's cold people!

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL, FL- It's a sign of the season. Flags whipping in the wind. trees being blown about and temperatures plummeting. It's getting cold people! and speaking of signs - the pe..
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Cancer patient stranded in Southwest Florida, needs meds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NORTH PORT, Fla. - A cancer patient from Michigan is stranded in Southwest Florida, and running out of medication. She lost her driver's license, and now, can't buy a plane ticket ..
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FedEx braces for busiest shipping day of the year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- FedEx expects to move nearly 16 million packages on its busiest day this year, Dec. 13th. The prediction is FedEx's highest ever for a single day and 11 percent ..
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Coast Guard warns boaters about cold dangers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The U.S. Coast Guard is urging mariners to exercise extreme caution due to high winds and dangerous surf conditions currently affecting the west coast of Fl..
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Red Cross urges caution heating homes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - As temperatures start to dip across Southwest Florida, the American Red Cross urges families to be cautious when using space heaters and other heating sources, an..
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Coldest night so far headed our way

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Winds will gust to 30mph+ today with cool highs only in the 50's. Then tonight the coldest air of the season by far arrives with widespread 20's in the forecast. Hard Freeze, Free..
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Dropping temperatures cause cancelation of outdoor activities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Because of the local Weather Advisory and anticipated cold temperatures forecast tonight (Monday, December 13, 2010,) Lee County Public Schools has directed all s..
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Woman accused of schools threat held without bail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman accused of making an e-mail threat that resulted in an hours-long lockdown of Broward County public schools has been ordered he..
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Police identify man found floating in Naples canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla - Naples Police are trying to figure out what killed a man found floating in a canal on Sunday. 72 year old Lloyd L. Archer lived in a home along Gulf Shore Blvd. No..
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Crist declares state of emergency

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Floridians, brace yourselves for a chilly couple of days. An arctic front has made its way to the state, threatening subfreezing temperatures Monday night. The frigid ..
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