Stocks are falling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are falling at the start of trading, with the Dow losing more than 300 points in the first few minutes. Attention is shifting back to the weakening economy. ..
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Congress Don't Get Too Comfortable

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

US lawmakers shouldn't get too comfortable in office.   That's because a CNN ORC poll released Tuesday reports 70% of voters say most members of Congress shouldn't get an..
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Lunch for a buck

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Chances are you will be packing your child's lunch sometime this week. With the average cost of a school lunch at $2.50 a day, WINK shows you how to make a  healthy lunch for ..
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Stocks gain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are rising in early trading, a day after their worst drop since 2008. The Federal Reserve meets today, and traders are speculating that it may announce ..
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Gov. Rick Scott on WINK News Now this Morning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Only on WINK News Now this Morning we're talking "work days."     Governor Rick Sott will be spending time doing jobs with regular floridians.  ..
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Congressman Connie Mack stops by WINK

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Congressman Connie Mack is in town  today ( Tuesday August 9th)  to speak at the Lee County Republican Women meeting.  And there is a lot happening in Washingt..
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Record-setting Swim Attempt is Over

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

HAVANA (AP) - A Twitter feed for marathon swimmer Diana Nyad says she has ended her attempt at a record-setting swim from Cuba to Florida after 29 hours. Elaine Lafferty, who ..
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Gov. Scott makes special delivery to WINK News

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Gov. Rick Scott visited the WINK News studio with a donut delivery Monday to promote his "work days" campaign. "Like most Floridians, I have worked hard all my li..
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Students go Back to School this Morning

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla- It's the first day back to school for students in Lee and Charlotte Counties. But it's not just the first day for kids, it's also a new school year for Lee County'..
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Waiver planned for No Child Left Behind

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - Another school year is about to begin and state officials have told Education Secretary Arne Duncan they can't keep waiting for relief from the mandates of the No..
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Most European stocks up

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

BANGKOK (AP) -Asian stocks and Europe's main markets are trading lower today, but exchanges in Milan and Madrid are posting sizable gains following an announcement by the European ..
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Eddie Brill stops by WINK studio

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

If you watch the Late Show with David Letterman then you know our next guest. He  warms up the audience and has made several appearances on the show. And  this weekend yo..
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Tips on making finding a rental easier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

If you think buying a home can be frustrating, try finding one to rent.   What should potential tenants know before they sign the lease? Here to answer this question is W..
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New poll shows uptick in popularity for Gov. Scott

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott still isn't the most popular politician in Florida these days but his numbers are looking up a bit. A new Quinnipiac (Conn.) Universit..
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Unemployment rate dips, economy adds 117K jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hiring picked up slightly in July and the unemployment rate dipped to 9.1 percent, an optimistic sign after the worst day on Wall Street in nearly three years.&nb..
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Hearing for Casey Anthony ends with no decision

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Update: 10:50am   ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A judge deciding whether Casey Anthony should serve probation for check fraud has ended a hearing without a ruling. Judge Belv..
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Global stocks tumble

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

UNDATED 8:25AM (AP) - Dow futures are warning of another crushing day on Wall Street today. Dow futures are down 0.8 percent and S&P 500 futures are down 0.6 percent. Yest..
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Pivot Charter School information meeting August 4

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Pivot Charter School is a free online public school that is launching this fall for students, grades 6-12, in Lee County. The innovative program combines an onlin..
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Race for Trace Saturday August 6th

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

SANIBEL, Fla.- This Saturday get your running shoes on. The Race for Trace is happening . The 5k race will honor the memory of Tacey Kleinpell. She was killed while cycling on the ..
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Unemployment aid applications tick down

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) The number of people seeking unemployment benefits dipped last week, a sign the job market may be improving slowly. The Labor Department says that applic..
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