Jay Phillips stops by WINK

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.  Variety magazine has called him one of the 10 comics to watch as a result of his break out year,  when he co-starred in three movies that were number on..
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The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to a seasonally adjusted 367,000, a level consistent with only modest hiring. Weekly applica..
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Student struck by lightning remains in critical condition

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Southwest Florida Christian Academy student struck by lightning Wednesday afternoon remains in critical condition. Jesse Watlington was flown to Tampa Genera..
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Romney Picked Winner of First Presidential Debate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Hall

DENVER (AP) - Little more than a month from Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney is barreling out of the first presidential debate energized by a solid performance that telegraphed..
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Gulf Oil Spill Workers wanted for Health Study

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences is making another push to get people who worked on the BP/Deepwater Horizon oil disaster cleanup to ..
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Naples Man Gets 15 Years for Deadly Hit & Run

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a fatal hit-and-run during a botched drug deal. As part of an agreement with Collier C..
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Two Rare Meningitis Cases in FL

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Federal health officials say a rare meningitis outbreak has sickened 26 people in five states - including Florida - who received steroid injections for back..
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University Tuition Dispute

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is hearing oral argument in a dispute over whether the Board of Governors or the Legislature can set tuition rates at the state's..
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Let's Eat: New England Lobster Roll

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

Classic New England Lobster Roll (lower fat mayo - 1 cup= 400 calories) 2 lbs. cooked lobster meat 3/4 cup low fat mayo 3/4 cup Greek yogurt, cucumber infused 1/2 cup chopped green..
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Citizens' Insurance Increases for Homeowners

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's insurance regulators are approving double-digit rate increases for customers of the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. The Offic..
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Attention Drivers! It's International Walk to School Day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Drivers should always be aware of kids walking to school and waiting at bus stops, but today the foot traffic could be even greater than usual.  More than 2..
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Find your WHY for wellness!

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.   It's the start of a new month and what a perfect time to start on a new you. So whether it's losing weight or getting a new attitude this morning ..
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Fla. laws aimed at protecting kids go into effect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two new Florida laws aimed at protecting children have gone into effect. Legislation stemming from a sexual abuse cover-up at Penn State University and the..
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Florida Election Supervisor won't reinstate voters

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Southwest Florida election official is sticking with a decision to remove nearly a dozen voters from the voting rolls, even though the state no longer su..
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Florida justices hearing immigrant lawyer case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments about whether an illegal immigrant can be granted a law license. The case will be heard Tues..
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Insanity plea filed in Ohio school shooting case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - The defense for an Ohio teenager charged in a school shooting rampage that left three students dead has filed an insanity plea on his behalf. The one-sent..
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WINK News descends the depths to the USS Mohawk

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News got a sneak peak into the newest artificial reef, the USS Mohawk, scuttled 32 miles off the Lee County coast. Join us tonight on WINK at 5, 6, and 11 as..
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Medicare fines over hospitals' readmitted patients

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

WASHINGTON (AP) - Starting today, Medicare will start fining hospitals that have too many patients readmitted within 30 days of discharge because of complications. The penalties ar..
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The Beauty Spot: Fall trends with Trini

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

As a child, Trini would tell anyone who would listen that she wanted to be a famous hairstylist. Her favorite toys were a pair of scissors and a comb and she has been able to live ..
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Boxer's Fracture

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

Hand and wrist injuries are reported to account for fifteen to twenty percent of emergency room injuries. A boxer's fracture is one of the more common types of hand injuries...but ..
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