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Scammers send fake SunPass bills; here’s what to look out for

Scammers have been sending out fake SunPass toll bills to people saying they owe money when they don't. The Florida Department of Transportation sent WINK...
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SunPass’ Toll-by-Plate customers may soon be hit with a big bill

More than seven months since the state tried to upgrade the SunPass system and failed, SunPass is finally collecting on more bills. The upgrade issue...
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Smelly seaweed doesn’t deter big crowds at Fort Myers Beach

There has been a lot of traffic heading towards the Fort Myers Beach. Many people are going for the sand and water, as they...
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Safety steps to follow while setting up new phone

Cell phones are some of the hottest gifts this Christmas holiday. But scammer specialist warn that there are some important steps to take before...
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Hundreds come together for the 13th Rotary Christmas dinner

Organizers of the 13th annual Rotary Christmas Dinner at St. Raphael's Catholic Church, expect to have feed roughly between 500 to 600 people Tuesday....
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Conservation groups sue over the water quality crisis

Conservation groups could head to court over the water quality crisis. Three groups, including the Calusa Waterkeeper, have filed an intent to sue the Army...
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Comparing Christmas tree prices this holiday season

Nothing says the holidays quite like a decorated Christmas tree, but how much would you be willing to pay for the perfect pine? There are...
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Avoiding Moving Mistakes: One woman says she negotiated for weeks to get her stuff

Moving can be emotional. But for one woman, the emotion didn't come from leaving behind memories; it came from not knowing if she'd ever...
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Water Crisis Impact: Businesses hope to bounce back as tourists return

Red tide and blue-green algae ravaged Southwest Florida's ecosystem and businesses across the state reported laying off workers and even closing their doors. For now,...
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5G wireless will provide faster cellular service. But how safe is it?

From cell phones to laptops to even vacuums, nowadays the world runs on WiFi. And people on the streets of Fort Myers told WINK...

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