US says may squash tomato trade deal with Mexico

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Commerce Department is indicating that it may side with Florida tomato growers and squash a 16-year-old trade agreement with Mexico. The move would allow U.S...
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Physics of Fitness for a Leaner Body

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

Once you realize that those textbook equations can be used to sculpt a phenomenal physique, science suddenly becomes sooo much more interesting. Wink News Fitness Expert Mike Drumm..
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U.S. Postal Service to default on second $5B payment

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service, on the brink of default on a second multibillion-dollar payment it can't afford to pay, is sounding a new cautionary note that having squ..
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Minneapolis Shooting Kills Four

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Authorities say a gunman killed four people inside a Minneapolis sign-making business before turning the weapon on himself. Officers summoned Thursday after..
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US unemployment aid applications at 2-month low

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits plunged 26,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 359,000, a hopeful sign for the job market. It's the lowes..
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Gore to visit Nova's coral reef research center

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

MIAMI (AP) - Former Vice President Al Gore is slated to speak at the opening of Nova Southeastern University's $50 million coral reef research center. The South Florida center will..
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34 percent of cancers are linked to lifestyle factors

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS,Fla. The World Cancer Research Fund estimates that about 34 percent of cancers are linked to lifestyle factors, including diet. But the good news is that countless studi..
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Ahmed Ahmed stops by WINK

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. You may have seen him on TBS's hit new show, "Sullivan and Son" .      Ahmed Ahmed started out at 19, and now he has films and shows like ..
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Police checking out Hoffa tip in Detroit suburb

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

DETROIT (AP) - Investigators will take soil samples from the ground beneath a suburban Detroit driveway after a man told police he believes he witnessed the burial of missing Teams..
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Free Expo teaches Green cleaning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - As the push to "Go Green" grows, businesses need to find resources and strategies to make the necessary changes to keep up.  The Florida Department of Envir..
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FPL Settlement Proposal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State regulators are hearing argument over a proposed settlement that would increase Florida Power & Light Co.'s rates. The Public Service Commiss..
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Let's Eat! Gumbo

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 FORT MYERS, Fla.   It's Wednesday and that means it's time to fire up the WINK kitchen.  Here today showing us how to make gumbo is Greg Stamper from Lee Roy S..
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Astronauts may play role in Mars robotic missions

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

WASHINGTON (AP) - NASA's future plans to explore Mars may end up using astronauts as space messengers. A special team has been looking for a new Mars plan since budget cuts earlier..
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Money Saving Challenge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Here's a money saving challenge....as we get ready for the holidays. For the month of October....commit to not spending on anything but the absolute necessities. To explain how it ..
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Candidates Descend on Battleground Ohio

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are pitching to college students and working-class voters in Ohio less than a week before early voting kicks..
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2 Explosions Hit Near Army Headquarters in Syria

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Twin blasts targeting Syria's army command headquarters rocked the capital on Wednesday, setting off hours of sporadic gunbattles and a raging fire inside th..
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Florida Lottery is selling its most expensive ticket ever

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Lottery is selling the most expensive ticket ever in its nearly 25 year history. The Lottery on Tuesday began selling a $25 scratch-..
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Einstein's brain is now interactive iPad app

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

CHICAGO (AP) - The brain that revolutionized physics now can be downloaded as an app for $9.99. But it won't help you win at Angry Birds. While Albert Einstein's genius isn't ..
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Premium hikes for top Medicare drug plans

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

WASHINGTON (AP) - A study says seniors in seven of the 10 most popular Medicare prescription drug plans will be hit with double-digit premium hikes next year if they don't shop for..
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Fla. sending forms out to borrowers who lost homes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The state is sending out forms to 167,398 Florida borrowers who lost their homes in foreclosures to apply for compensation from a $25 billion nationa..
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