Florida leads country in lightning strikes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

Fort Myers, Fla. -- Summer-time thunderstorms are a part of life in southwest Florida. In fact, the Sunshine State leads the country in lightning strikes, and in turn lightning-rel..
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Police: 12 dead in Colorado theater shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A gunman in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight showing of the Batman movie on Friday, hurled a gas canister and then opened..
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Foreclosure crisis hits older Americans hard

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new AARP report says more than 1.5 million older Americans have lost their homes, and millions more are at risk in the housing crisis. And older African America..
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New store raising money for local charities

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - West Marine is celebrating the opening of its new flagship store in Fort Myers with a charity fundraiser to support local, non-profit groups in southwest Florida..
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Syria Diplomacy Meeting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Amid deep divisions, another vote is due later this morning at the U.N. Security Council on a resolution designed to end the escalating violence in Syria.&nbs..
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Highly anticipated weight-loss pill wins approval

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new weight-loss pill that many doctors consider the most effective of a new generation of anti-obesity drugs got the approval of the Food and Drug Administratio..
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Obama proposes $1B for science, math teachers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration unveiled plans Wednesday to create an elite corps of master teachers, a $1 billion effort to boost U.S. students' achievement in science,..
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Syrian defense minister killed in suicide blast

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

BEIRUT (AP) - A suicide bomber struck the National Security building in the Syrian capital Wednesday, killing the defense minister and wounding other senior officials in a brazen a..
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Bifteki

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

Batch Recipe Makes 16-5oz patties5 pounds Ground Beef1 Cup Panko "Bread Crumbs"2 Whole Eggs1 cup yellow Onion - Puree1 oz. Mint - Finely Chopped1 oz. Parsley "Flat Leaf" - Finely C..
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Bernanke to testify again after warning on economy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will return to Capitol Hill today, where he'll testify to the House Financial Services Committee. Yesterday before the ..
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Bernanke: Fed had no power to change LIBOR

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke learned from news reports four years ago that banks were manipulating a key British interest rate. But Bernanke said Tuesday..
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NASA builds menu for planned Mars mission in 2030s

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

HOUSTON (AP) - Through a labyrinth of hallways deep inside a 1950s-era building that has housed research that dates back to the origins of U.S. space travel, a group of scientists ..
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'What Not To Wear' star visits Cr8 Salon in the Cape

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Monday customers will have the chance to meet a TV star style guru visiting Southwest Florida. Fans of "What Not to Wear" know Nick Arrojo can work magic on ..
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Penn State: No decision reached on Paterno statue

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State says no decision has been made on the future of the Joe Paterno statue outside Beaver Stadium. The university has received pressure to remove t..
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Online property valuations are sure to confuse you

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.  The internet is a valuable tool for real estate buyers because "almost" everything they would want to know about a home or neighborhood can be accessed from ..
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Enjoy snacks with no guilty aftertaste

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

Entire supermarket aisles are dedicated to snack foods, but cookies, crackers, and candy don’t do much to tide you over between meals—or help you shed pounds. More sati..
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Earthquake stops by WINK

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. He's  an explosive performer and has been called one of the most talented comedians in the country.     You may recognize Earthquake from ..
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Grease is the word at the Broadway Palm

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre is turning back the clock to the 1950s as Grease takes the stage from now through August 18th.  You can come out and celebr..
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Health care up for vote in Senate today

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has voted more than 30 times to repeal or undercut the health care law President Barack Obama signed in March of 2010, only to have its efforts die in t..
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Let's Eat! Burrata with Crostinis, tomatoes and arugula

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. Florida's hot and humid weather makes for a perfect environment for tomatoes to grow and flou..
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