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Businesses, tourists react to SWFL algae

Businesses who've suffered because of algae can fill out a survey. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity said they'll evaluate the information to develop a...
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Algae crisis not keeping some boaters from hitting the open water

Boaters are taking notice to the algae problem, saying it's difficult to find alternative places to launch their boat because of the algae. And although it's...
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Marco Island, south Fort Myers top list for flood insurance claims

Marco Island home and business owners filed more flood claims during the rainiest parts of 2017 than anywhere else in Southwest Florida, according to...

Crash blocks portion of I-75, snarls traffic in North Fort Myers

A crash Monday afternoon shut down the left southbound lane and caused backups on Interstate 75, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash...

Fort Myers City Council to approve SRO agreement with Lee schools

There are only 25 days left until students return to the classroom and today Fort Myers will lock in an agreement to fund officers...

Cape Coral man arrested for aggravated battery

A Cape Coral man is facing charges of aggravated battery after attacking his girlfriend, two police officers and a nurse. On July 12, Steven Barker,...
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Community ponders safety as jury selection begins for ‘Lake Boyz’ gang members

Jury selection began Monday for four members of the "Lake Boyz" gang who were arrested during a racketeering investigation in 2017. James Brown, Kwameaine Brown,...
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Cape Coral neighbors believe protected burrowing owls are being mistreated

Cape Coral neighbors are upset and say state protected burrowing owls in their backyards are being mistreated. One of the issues - lawnmowers. Pascha Donaldson with Cape...

Woman struck by boat propeller off Cayo Costa

A woman was injured Sunday afternoon after being hit by a boat propeller on Cayo Costa, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The incident happened...
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SWFL homeowners react to growing algae

Southwest Florida residents expressed their concerns for the growing algae throughout area waterways. WINK News reporter Janae Muchmore spoke to homeowners and shared insights on...

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