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Sandy Hook group releases chilling back-to-school ad to warn families about gun violence

Anti-gun violence advocacy group Sandy Hook Promise has released its latest public service announcement kicking off the new school year with a dark twist....
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‘Think before you post:’ FBI launches campaign against hoax threats

"Think before you post." In the last month, police arrested more than two dozen people around the country for posting threats of violence. An arrest was...
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Helping young adults with autism

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Going from a structured school environment to the working world can be challenging for anyone. For young adults with autism,...
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Florida state representative files bill to mandate panic alarms in public schools

State Representative Michael Gottlieb has proposed a bill that would mandate panic alarms in public schools starting in 2020. The bill, HB 23, has been...
New center at FGCU provides affordable cost for mental health counseling. (Credit: WINK News)

FGCU makes mental health a priority with new, low-cost counseling center

Mental health is treating the cause of everything, from mass shootings to classroom conflicts, for Southwest Florida families. Now, a new center at Florida...
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Back to school injuries

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Students are back in school and whether they're spending their time on the playground or playing sports, injuries are bound...

Back to school photos for students in SWFL

Today is the first day of school for 160,000 students in Southwest Florida. We asked viewers to send in their photos and videos of...
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Safety upgrades at bus stops put to the test with new school year beginning

Monday is the first test of a safety plan prompted by the death of Layla Aiken, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver last...
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Safety is a top priority this new school year

As students board the buses and walk into the classroom for the first time this year, the school district says the safety changes made...
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Fort Myers barbershop gives free back-to-school haircuts

Students in Southwest Florida are getting ready to head back to school. As they get ready for school mode, many will sport new hairdos...

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