Heard of speed dating? Try speed politics tonight in the Cape

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral will be giving Cape Coral residents the opportunity to talk one-on-one with their city council during the Speed Politics ev..
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Common Cents: Garage Sale Tips

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

We gathered five tips from www.bestgaragesaletips.com. First, this weekend may not be the best for a garage sale. Typically, turn out is low on holidays like Memorial Day. Unless, ..
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Fort Myers Shores Rejects Tax Increase

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Fort Myers Shores, Fla.-There will not be a tax hike in Fort Myers Shores. The measure to increase a fee to help balance the fire district's budget failed. Only about 300 people vo..
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Vigil Planned For Lehigh Stabbing Victims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Lehigh Acres, Fla.-WINK News has learned of a vigil to honor the victims of a recent stabbing in Lehigh Acres. 3-month-old Josue Rosales died after deputies say his grandfather Man..
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Immokalee Babysitter Arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Immokalee, Fla.-An Immokalee baby sitter is in jail after deputies say she left five children home alone. Deputies say Elena Jesus-Lopez was babysitting at a home in Immokalee. She..
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Common Cents: Online Garage Sales

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

You can hold a garage sale without ever leaving your living room! There are several sites on the web that allow you to hold an online yard sale. First, if you're a Facebook user, y..
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Viewer's View: Venus's French Open Outfit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Venus Williams is serving up controversy with the outfit she wore in her French Open Debut. The outfit features a ruffled, black lingerie-like top that resembles a corset,&nbs..
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Sonar buoy falls off Navy plane, lands on Florida home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

MANDARIN, Fla. (AP) - A sonar buoy from a Navy plane on a training flight crashed through the roof of a north Florida home. Officials say the P-3 Orion had just taken off from Jack..
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Atlantis set to return to Earth Wednesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The Atlantis astronauts are getting their spaceship ready to come home. Atlantis is scheduled to land Wednesday morning in Florida. Commander Kenneth Ha..
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May 25th is National missing and exploited children's day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

May 25 is "Take 25", a day designed to raise awareness of the issues surrounding missing and exploited children. The Take 25 campaign encourages parents, guardians, educators, and ..
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Common Cents: Designer Dresses 90% Off

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Why buy a designer dress when you can rent one for a fraction of the cost? We discovered www.weartodaygonetomorrow.com. You can become a member for free. We're talking designer nam..
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Controversial Sans Souci Project Up For A Vote

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Cape Coral, Fla.-The fate of a controversial condo project is in the hands of Cape Coral City Council Monday night. The $384 million high rise condo project was originally shot dow..
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Congress Works on Financial Overhaul Bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

   WASHINGTON (AP) - The House and Senate must now get to workreconciling different versions of the financial overhaul bill.      The measure pas..
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Lee County Math Council Hands Out Awards

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Fort Myers, Fla.-Congratulations to local math teachers recognized as Math Teachers of the Year! Thursday night, WINK News Now This Morning Anchor Lindsay Liepman had the honor of ..
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Superintendent Dr. James Browder to address State of Our Schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Lee County Superintendent Dr. James Browder will make a speech Friday morning as part of the 19th Annual State of Our Schools Breakfast.  The State of our Schools Breakfast is..
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Common Cents: Meals Under $10

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Eating out can be a budget buster.  So we found some common cents recipes from www.allrecipes.com. FOUR CHEESE MACARONI 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 (16 ounce) package elbow m..
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Viewer's View: Is BP Doing Enough?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Thursday, WINK News grilled BP's Chief Operating Officer on what his company is doing to help end the Crisis In The Gulf.  We want to know, do you think BP is doing enough?&nb..
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Atlantis Astronauts begins 3rd Spacewalk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The Atlantis astronauts have one more big job before leaving the International Space Station. On Friday morning, two of the crew will venture out on the..
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May 20th: Deadliest day on the road for teens

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Research has shown May 20th is the deadliest day for teens on the road.  According to new analysis of crash data from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, May 20th has..
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Common Cents: Money Saving Blogs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WINK News put together a list of three blogs that can save you money. Just bookmark them or add them to your favorites and check them out periodically. First, check out NotMadeOfMo..
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