Thanksgiving eve travel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-It's one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. According to AAA about 42.4 million people are flying or driving over the holiday weekend. As always before you h..
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Viewer's View: TSA security measures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

We want to know, do you think the screening measures are too invasive or essential for security? Call or text (239) 249-8266.
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Airport security concerns? TSA has an app for that

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The TSA has been taking plenty of heat for it passenger screening policies; now with a busy travel weekend, the agency is hoping to ease the strain of air travel..
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Is airport security too much, or not enough?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

Millions of travelers will pass through strict security checkpoints. As we've been telling you, they involve invasive full-body scans and pat downs. While many passengers are speak..
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Could Alligator Alley get it's own fire and EMS station?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It's your money and Collier County is asking the state for more than $3 million to keep you safe. The county wants a fire and EMS station built in a remote a..
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Fire at Ft. Myers apartment complex leaves 3 families homeless

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FT. MYERS, FL - Residents of the Riverside Landings apartments say a neighbor of the complex is known for starting bonfires. So on Tuesday when there was another fire in Bill Baile..
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Man arrested for burglarizing two homes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police have charged a Fort Myers man with burglarizing two homes and stealing more than $18,000 in electronics and other items.  Barry Wayne B..
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No arrests after afternoon-long manhunt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

Deputies were questioning men on Shetland Lane in Fort Myers about golf cart burglaries in the area when deputies say they took off running into the woods. Choppers, K9s, and squad..
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Holiday toys bring joy but can also cause death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

Christmas and Hanukkah presents are supposed to bring joy to kids, but they could also bring death.  Florida Public Interest Research Group is warning parents of dangerous toy..
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Man exposes himself to woman and child at bus stop

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

Lehigh Acres, FL-  A Lehigh mom says she was flashed in front of her child.She recounts with horror her trip to her kid's bus stop, where a man exposed himself not once, but t..
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Still waiting for a check

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

FORT MYERS, FLA-- A WINK NEWS investigation uncovers many people who filed well before the November 23th deadline to receive Emergency Advanced Payments from the BP Oil Spill fund ..
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105-year old gets cut off from Social Security, declared dead in mix-up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- One Fort Myers centenarian got an unexpected early birthday surprise- Social Security, cutting her off. The agency thought she was dead...but as Gladys "Toots" Ma..
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Lee County leaders doubt feds would grant loans for gas outage losses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

lEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee county leaders got a briefing Tuesday on the gas main rupture, explosion and fire from 12 days ago.     They learned:   they cou..
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A look at US airports using full-body scanners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

Some of the U.S. airports that have full-body security scanners: Albuquerque International Sunport Airport Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Baltimore-Washingt..
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Lawmakers ax budget turkeys in time for Thanksgiving

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Just in time for Thanksgiving, Florida legislative leaders say they're axing budget "turkeys."Turkeys are legislative parlance for what most folks just cal..
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Jobs added in 41 states in October

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Businesses and other employers added jobs in 41 states in October, the best showing in five months, the Labor Department said Tuesday.The figures indicate the job..
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Judge dismisses Greer lawsuit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Florida Republican Party by its ousted former chairman.Circuit Judge Alan Dickey granted the party's motion to dism..
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Plan approved, millions on its way to Lee and Collier County Public Schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools received notification from the Florida Department of Education that its full work plan has been approved and the distrtict will receive ..
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Man claims credit card fraud, investigators say video proves otherwise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - A Lehigh Acres man claims someone stole his debit card and used it to drain hundreds of dollars from his bank account. But authorities say surveillance video sho..
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Last-minute donation boosts local food bank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- A last-minute donation makes a Thanksgiving meal possible for hundreds of local families. Tuesday, more than 400 turkeys were delivered to the Harry Chapin Food ..
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