Bull riders come to town

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

ESTERO, Fla.-Two-time World Champion Bull Rider Chris Shivers stops by the WINK News studio to talk about a big event happening June 18 - 19 at Germain Arena.  The action star..
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Two Food Recalls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

 WASHINGTON (AP) - ConAgra Foods is recalling all MarieCallender's brand cheesy chicken and rice frozen meals after theyhave been possibly linked to a salmonella outbreak in 1..
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Workshop on BP claims raises questions about losses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - BP's pledge of $20 billion dollars to help with the disaster has some people trying to cash in. But will they be able to? A group of attorneys is helping loc..
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Where are the Southwest Florida Ads?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

LEE COUNTY, Fla-- A CALL FOR ACTION investigation uncovers not a single penny of the 25 million dollars BP gave Florida to advertise its beaches are clear is directly coming to S..
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Lightning storm triggers numerous SWFL fires

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY & CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Thursday afternoon storm system touched off brush fires around Southwest Florida. The lightning was almost too much for fire crews. Brus..
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FWC warns Golden Gate Estates residents to protect pets from panthers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has confirmed four panther attacks this month in  the Golden Gate Estates area of Collier County.FWC biologists believe a..
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Double death investigation in Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Max Turnier

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.-Deputies are investigating what they're calling a double death investigation. They say deputies went to a home on Quadrille Avenue in Port Charlotte and for ..
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Smoking ban at beaches?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

NAPLES, Fla. - City council could ban smoking at parks and beaches.  But, not everyone likes the idea."It's open wind, it's not like its indoors," says resident Chris Parthemo..
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Collier County schools and Jackson Labs partner up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla - The Collier County Public School Board approved a MOU presented by The Jackson Laboratory today outlining future educational programs between the laboratory and publi..
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Cape Councilman out of the hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Cape councilman Eric Kuehn is out of the hospital.Kuehn was hospitalized last week after complaining of shortness of breath. After undergoing a series of tests,  doctors diagn..
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Deputies looking for hit and run driver

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

The Lee County Sheriff's Office issues this report on hit and run in North Fort Myers.  The accident happened about 9:18 a.m. on Thursday at Laurel Drive near Garden Street. ..
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Bill McCollum, Rick Scott file paperwork in run for Governor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

The most expensive and nastiest Republican primary for Governor took shape today in Tallahassee.Billionaire Political newcomer Rick Scott and veteran Bill McCollum both filed paper..
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School honored with parental involvement award

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Lee County Public Schools is pleased to announce that Island Coast High School was selected as the Florida 2010 Region IV Parent Involvement Award winner, secondary level. The awa..
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Jury deciding how much to award in Chinese drywall lawsuit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MIAMI (AP) - A jury in Florida is deliberating how much in damages to award in the nation's first trial of a Chinese drywall lawsuit.Attorneys say the verdict in the case of Armin ..
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Prescription drug abuse packing emergency rooms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ATLANTA (AP) - For the first time, emergency room visits fromthe abuse of medicines have become as common as those from illegaldrugs.According to a new government report, ERs in 20..
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BP stock jumps as CEO testifies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of BP PLC are rising in New York as the company's CEO tells Congress he's "devastated" by the Gulf oil spill.The shares jumped nearly 2 percent before easing..
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Coast Guard Briefs Local Officials on Oil Threat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

The U.S. Coast Guard sent officers to Southwest Florida on Thursday.  They briefed local officials on the oil leak in the gulf, and possible threat to west coast beaches.At th..
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UF researchers finding cures in the Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

GAINESVILLE, Fla - As BP officials scramble to contain the oil spill and save the Gulf Coast from further contamination, University of Florida researchers are working on a save of ..
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State pageant winners headed to national competition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla- Two young women from Cape Coral are going to represent the state at national pageants this summer. Miss Teen Florida-World Rachel Collins is going to compete for..
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Dump the pump and take the bus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla- It's National Dump the Pump day, a day when everyone is encouraged to leave the car at home and take public transportation.  It's geared towards reducing our ..
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