President Obama cancels Orlando stop, heads back to DC

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - President  Obama is canceling a planned campaign appearance in Florida and returning to Washington to oversee the federal government's response to the eve..
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Angie's List: Hiring a mover

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Moving is a stressful tim and there are all kinds of things that can rack up the costs and frustrations. We've come up with a list of tips to avoid potential pitf..
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Final Touches on FL Higher Education Plan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott's higher education task force is putting the finishing touches on its recommendations for Florida's public universities. The panel is ..
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Electrical fire destroys a home in the Cape

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral family is safe after a fire spread through their home Monday morning. According to firefighters, it happened around 3:30 in the 900 block of SE 4th..
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Bonita dentist office to host Halloween candy buy-back party

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Bonita Dental Care in Bonita Springs will host a Halloween candy buy-back party on Thursday, November 1 from 2pm to 6 pm outside the dentist office at 8951 Bo..
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Stone Crab Festival wraps up in Naples Sunday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

NAPLES, Fla.- The 3rd annual Stone Crab Festival in Naples wraps up today. The Naples Bay Resort is one of many sites for the festival. There are water taxi's to help people get ar..
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Oma's Heart giving out vouchers for Christmas store shopping

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

Cape Coral, Fla.- Oma's Heart will begin giving out vouchers today for parents to come back and shop at their Christmas store. Oma's Heart is a local charity that works to make sur..
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Early voting locations in Lee, Collier, & Charlotte

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Early voting ends on November 3rd. You must have a photo ID with you. After November 3rd, you must vote at your assigned precinct. To find your assigned precinct and view your ball..
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Colleges offer veterans classes to ease transition

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

WASHINGTON (AP) - Colleges and universities around the country are offering veterans-only courses as a way to cater to military students. The classes are one way to accommodate a s..
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Oma's Heart

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

    "Oma's heart", in cape coral  offer parents the ability to provide christmas gifts for their children, with the help of  committed volunteers that have..
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East Coast braces for monster 'Frankenstorm'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal forecasters say when Hurricane Sandy turns in to what some call "Frankenstorm," it will smack the East Coast harder and wider than last year's damaging Ir..
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Fla. produce company faces federal lawsuit

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

IMMOKALLEE, Fla. (AP) - A top Immokalee produce company faces a federal whistleblower lawsuit after an ex-employee alleged it hired illegal immigrants and offered him a five-figure..
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Fitness and Alzheimer's

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

Physical Exercise for Brain Health We know that exercise is good for physical fitness, but research indicates that it's good forbrain fitness, too. In a study of older adults, aged..
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Where's WINK Now? Calusa Ghost tours

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Calusa Ghost Tours is sponsoring a watercraft swap this weekend in Bonita Springs. Sell or Swap your old or used kayaks, canoes, standup paddleboards & e..
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Gag Order Hearing in Zimmerman Case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors will ask a judge to impose a gag order in the case of a former neighborhood watch leader accused of fatally shooting Florida teenager Trayvon Marti..
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Gov. Scott stops by the studio before the education summit

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Governor Rick Scott stopped by the WINK News studio before the education summit held at the Harborside Event Center this morning. His ideas to improve Southwest F..
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Florida prescription drug deaths drop in 2011

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new report shows prescription drug deaths dropped 6.37 percent in Florida last year although overall drug deaths increased slightly. Gov. Rick Scott and ..
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Six Ways to Discipline Children

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

"Discipline has to do with civilizing your child so they can live in society," That's a quote from  Dr. Michael Body who has authored the article titled 'Mom's guide to f..
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Weekly U.S. jobless aid applications fall to 369K

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - Weekly applications for U.S. unemployment aid fell last week to a seasonally adjusted 369,000, a level consistent with modest hiring. The Labor Department says un..
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Presidential Race and Gender Gap

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

WASHINGTON (AP) - Remember the gender gap separating Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney? Less than two weeks out from Election Day, a new Associated Press-GfK po..
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