Common Cents: 5 mind games stores play

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Overspend at the store? Maybe it's not your fault. The motley fool website reveals 5 mind games that stores play to get you to spend more. Here they are: 1. Tempta..
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Toys safer this year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

     WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says tougher safeguards fortoys mean better choices for families this holiday season.      But it..
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Florida graduation rate up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say Florida's high schoolgraduation rate rose to 79 percent this year.      The Florida Department of..
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Real Estate Matters: Spotting a good deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla- You have probably heard the stories from somebody you know that someone got a great real estate deal and wondered, what about me? Real Estate contributor Denny G..
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Common Cents: Groupon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-How does maid service for half price sound? What about a massage? Finally, Groupon is available here in Southwest Florida. It's a group coupon website that offers ..
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Let's Eat: Neopolitan Gourmet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Chef Vinny from the Neopolitan Gourmet in Naples shows us how to make meatballs for that holiday party or dinner tonight!  You can contact Chef Vinny to order this and more ta..
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Common Cents: 5 savings tips you blew last year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-A great article just came out on yahoo.com called "The five holiday savings tips you blew off last year". In today's Common Cents, we'll vow to do better this year..
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Company removes jolt from energy drink

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

     WASHINGTON (AP) - The manufacturer of popular caffeinatedalcohol drink Four Loko has said it will remove the caffeine fromits products, pulling the blend o..
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Thanksgiving travel forecast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

   WASHINGTON (AP) - More Americans are expected to head out on thehighway this Thanksgiving.      AAA president Bob Darbelnet (DAR'-behl-nay) sa..
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Meet Shoebox Monsters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 The National Association of Music Merchants has announced that the Shoebox Monsters of Pine View High School in Osprey has advanced to the online semi- finals round of the 20..
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Pet connection: Rex

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   It's Tuesday and that means it's time for our *Pet Connection* segment.    Joining us this morning is Doctor Whitney Whitford  from The Animal Medi..
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Crime stoppers: The murder of Danielle Blackburn

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Fort Myers Fla.      A young mother murdered in her own home and detectives are pretty  sure they know who did it. But unless they can get someon..
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New band a semi-finalist in national competition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - They go by the name Shoebox Monster and in just a few short weeks find themselves finalists in a nationwide contest for young bands. 14 year old Justin Whitmer p..
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Stuffing stockings for troops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAPLES, Fla. - Collier County is making the holidays brighter for our troops. Tuesday, the Collier County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the Red Cross to stuff stockings...
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Golf tournament

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. - This Saturday you have a chance to play a round of golf and help out the Gulf Coast chapter of the Florida Police Benevolent Association.
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Cape Corals plan for the future

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Today you have the chance to see how south Cape Coral plans to grow and develop over the next two decades. The Cape's Community Redevelopment Agency has been res..
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Help raise money for lung cancer research

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in Florida and this weekend you have a chance to put on your walking shoes and help raise money for cancer research. To talk ..
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Steve-O stops by WINK studio

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Steve-O from MTV's "Wild Boys" and "Jackass" series stops by the WINK studio.  He's performing at Capt. Brien's Off The Hook Comedy Club on Marco Island Nov..
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Businesses brave breakfast with no gas service

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Bennett's Fresh Roast is one of thousands of businesses and residents with no gas service.  That means the shop is not able to make its famous donuts and ow..
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Fitness Friday: Exercise classes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - For this week's Fitness Friday, Spinning Instructor Joan Gaffin introduces us to spinning.  It's an exercise that can burn 400 to 1000 calories an hour.&nbs..
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