Southwest airlines has new non-stop flight at RSW

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Southwest airlines has added a new nonstop flight.Starting February 13th, there is going to be a nonstop flight from Ft. Myers to Nashville. Seasonal nonstop fli..
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Obama attends South Florida benefit to help Sink

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Obama's brief visit to Miami Beach is bringing both cheers of support and signs of protest. Obama arrived at the landmark Fontainebleau hotel jus..
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Obama administration preparing to loosen rules on Cuba travel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Obama administration is preparing to announce new rules allowing some travel to Cuba, along with an expanded ability for Americans to send economic assistance, a senior U.S.official and congressional sources told CNN Wednesday.
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Chile Gov. Sergio Gahona tries to ban miniskirts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - A ban on miniskirts didn't last long in Chile, where a governor faced protests by women who otherwise share his conservative views. Coquimbo region Gov. Serg..
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Peruvian court revokes U.S. woman's parole, at least for now

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Peruvian court Wednesday temporarily revoked the parole of American Lori Berenson, who was convicted of aiding terrorists in that country, a spokesman for Peru\'s Supreme Court told CNN.
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Deadly tsunami last year caused by 2 earthquakes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

LOS ANGELES (AP) - New research reveals that a deadly tsunami that pounded several South Pacific islands last year was spawned by not one but two monstrous earthquakes. Initially, ..
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GM files public offering

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - General Motors has filed for an initial public offering. GM will offer up to 500-million shares to the public. The exact details are still coming out, but the bo..
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Abducted Mexican mayor's body found, government says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The body of Edelmiro Cavazos Leal, the mayor of the city of Santiago in Nuevo Leon state, was found Wednesday, two days after he was abducted, Mexico\'s interior ministry announced.
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Bed bugs attack in New York movie theather

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NEW YORK - The AMC Empire 25 movie theater complex in Manhattan's Times Square area shut its doors Tuesday night to deal with a bed bug problem.AMC said it has been testing and tre..
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Relief well plugging no longer has a timeline

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The government's point man on the Gulf oil spill is no longer giving a timeline for completing the finalstages of plugging BP's runaway well for good. Retired Co..
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Police officers suspended amid beating probe in Philippines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Eleven police officers in a Manila police precinct have been suspended after footage emerged of a detainee being beaten, officials said.
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Democrat Alex Sink chooses running mate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Democrat Alex Sink is choosing former state Sen. Rod Smith as her running mate for governor. Smith is aGainesville-area lawyer who lost the Democrat..
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Babies burned in Romania fire fight for survival, doctor says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Medical staff in Romania were fighting to keep seven newborn babies alive Wednesday after a fire at a maternity hospital this week, a top doctor said.
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Pre-schoolers fitted with tracking devices

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - California officials are outfitting preschoolers in Contra Costa County with tracking devices they say will save staff time and money.The system was introdu..
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Pentagon denies WikiLeaks talks about documents

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon is denying it had direct contact with WikiLeaks and says the military is not interested in helping the website review classified war documents to pos..
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Fla. House candidate says Islam against America

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - A Republican U.S. House candidate in the Florida Panhandle has told a group of middle and high school students that Islam "is against everything America st..
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Neb. AG won't defend law on abortion screenings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Attorney General Jon Bruning has decided not to defend a new Nebraska law requiring health screenings for women seeking abortions. Bruning's spokeswoman Shannon ..
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Fla. reopens Panhandle state waters to shrimping

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Shrimping is now permitted in state waters off the western tip of the Florida Panhandle that had been closed due to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. As a..
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Scientists release first rescued, rehabilitated sea turtles back into Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FWC - NOAA administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco and Adm. Thad Allen joined state, federal, and partner biologists today as they released 23 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles back into th..
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Vikings say Favre will practice with the team

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings say Brett Favre is about to practice with his teammates. The Vikings issued a short announcement on Wednesday morning, a day after ..
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