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FILE: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Monday a proposal to increase the minimum salary for teachers. By raising the minimum salary to $47,500, Florida will rank second in the nation for starting teacher pay. (Credit CBS Miami/FILE)

Gov. DeSantis goals: teacher pay, E-Verify, environmental action

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is pursuing an agenda this year that builds on some of his successes in his first year in office, including...
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Researchers outline latest red tide research at Boca Grande forum

Red tide continues to be on the minds of many in Southwest Florida. And leading experts gathered at the end of this week to...
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Experts meet on Captiva for annual Everglades conference

Organizations from all over Florida are in Southwest Florida this weekend to discuss the next steps in Everglades restoration and our water crisis. They...
Board announcing the future site of The Water School at Florida Gulf Coast University. (Credit: WINK News)

FGCU’s “The Water School” brings the water quality battle to our backyard

November 2019 marked the groundbreaking of the new site for The Water School at Florida Gulf Coast University. The state-of-the-art facility is symbolic of...
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Neighbors, organization install mini reefs to clean water on Fort Myers Beach

See something, say something is a popular phrase used these days. A group of neighbors in Southwest Florida decided to change it up a...
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The Water School at Florida Gulf Coast University breaks ground on new facility

Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) broke ground on the new home for The Water School Thursday morning. The 117,000-square-foot facility will be the largest academic building on...
Board announcing the future site of The Water School at Florida Gulf Coast University. (Credit: WINK News)video

FGCU, FAU get $200,000 grant for harmful algal bloom research

Florida Gulf Coast University wants to understand better how blue-green algae and red tide impact your health. To do so, The Water School at...
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SFWMD looking for the most effective ways that lead to cleaner SWFL waterways

Teenagers are fighting for our water. High school students held up signs Thursday at a meeting about the quality of our waterways. The South Florida Water...
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Ohio activists support ‘Caloosahatchee Bill of Rights’ initiative

We shared previous reports about activists working to allow voters to decide if the Caloosahatchee River will have its own bill of rights, ensuring...
Blue-green algae build up in a SWFL canal. Photo via WINK News.video

Gov. DeSantis touts new Florida website. There are already concerns

A new state website vows to help with our water crisis. The governor said on Tuesday you could use it to check on blue-green...

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