Local Unemployment Eases a Bit in March

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

The jobless numbers improved slightly in March in southwest Florida.  But the encouraging signs may not last, because many of the extra jobs came in the hospitality industry, ..
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AP: Romney to endorse Rubio for Senate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

By BRENDAN FARRINGTON AP Political Writer Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will endorse Marco Rubio over Gov. Charlie Crist in Florida's Republican Senate primary. Romney plan..
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SEC accuses Goldman Sachs of civil fraud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Chandler Friedman

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government has accused Goldman Sachs & Co. of defrauding investors by failing to disclose conflicts of interest in subprime investments it sold as the hou..
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Backstage at Beauty and the Beast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

A beloved Disney classic comes to life on stage! The hit broadway musical, "Beauty and the Beast" is now playing in Fort Myers. The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall invited WIN..
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Cape Coral Utilities Project Under Microscope Again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORALS MULTI MILLION DOLLAR UTILITY EXPANSION PROJECT IS BACK UNDER A MICROSCOPE. CITY OFFICIALS WANT AN AUDIT OF M-W-H THE COMPANY THAT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CITY’S WA..
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Viewer's View: Senate bill 6 veto

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Do you agree or disagree with the Governor's veto? Do you think it was politically motivated or in the best interest of the state's teachers? Give us a call at (239) 249-8266 or yo..
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Cash for clunkers: home edition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Lee County, Fla.-You can get a rebate for buying a more energy efficient appliance. Residents across Southwest Florida are gearing up to take advantage of this cash for clunkers-ty..
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Thousands Rally at Naples Tea Party

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Thousands protested in Naples Thursday at the intersection of US 41 and Pine Ridge Road. It was the largest protest people in Collier County have ever seen..
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Last-minute tax filers rush for midnight postmark

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The old saying goes, “there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes.” Year after year, people have shown up here to get their midnight post..
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Wet winter brings fewer brush fires

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - We're nearing the end of wildfire season and because of a wet winter, southwest Florida has had dramatically fewer brush fires. But that doesn't mean we're out o..
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Immokalee farmworkers take protest to Tampa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Over 100 people in Immokalee boarded buses and rode in vans to make their way to Tampa to protest Publix Grocery Stores. Many of the people are farm workers who w..
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Teachers Win Fight Against Merit Pay; Reactions Vary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Public school teachers won their fight against merit pay with Gov. Crist's veto of the measure.  But reactions vary, and the battle may be renewed next winter. "The teachers a..
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Former deputy accused of stalking woman faces judge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News is reporting new details about a former Collier County deputy accused of stalking an ex-girlfriend. Brandon Roysden made his first appearance in co..
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Thousands Rally at Naples Tea Party

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Thousands protested in Naples Thursday at the intersection of US 41 and Pine Ridge Road. It was the largest protest people in Collier County have ever seen! ..
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Cash for appliances starts tomorrow

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL-  Ready, set, shop.The state has 17 million dollars in appliance rebates -- available for you, starting Friday. The money -- is expected to go in a matter of ho..
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National Foreclosures up, Lee County down.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Max Turnier

FORT MYERS, Fla. - New numbers suggest the housing crisis is far from over. Realty-Trac says nationwide, 357,000 homeowners filed for foreclosure last month. That's the highest the..
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Obama: Americans to Mars within his lifetime

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Chandler Friedman

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama predicted Thursday his new space exploration plan would lead Americans beyond the moon and to Mars within his lifetime. "I expect..
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Tea Parties Draw Thousands Nationwide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

(Ft. Myers, AP) Today organizers of tax-day tea parties are preparing for their biggest day of the year, as thousands of demonstrators participate in local rallies against high tax..
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Crist Vetoes Senate Bill 6

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

Gov. Charlie Crist has vetoed a billmaking it easier to fire Florida teachers and link their pay tostudent test scores.      Crist's rejection Thursday of ..
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Bomb Tech Plans 5k in Bomb Suit in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

      A Panhandle-based bomb technician plans to honor his fallen comrades by completing a 5k run in Afghanistan wearing his full, 65-pound bomb suit. ..
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