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  1. Flu season begins with high number of casesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Flu season has started earlier in Southwest Florida and it's claiming more patients than this time last year. The increase in cases is leaving some pharmacies fresh out of flu fighting medications.

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  2. Smartphone usage causing health a epidemicaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- It could change the way you look at your phone forever. Some call it "text neck," doctors are calling it an epidemic.

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  3. SWFL high schools receive grades for 2013-2014 yearRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    New numbers just released Thursday, show no Lee County high schools failed. All received A's, B's or C's for their school grades.

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  4. City of Palms basketball tournament hits 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- This weekend, dozens of teams will tip off at Bishop Verot in the Annual City of Palms Classic high school basketball tournament. The student-athletes who play in the tournament look forward to it every year, because it features some of the best basketball players in the country.

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  5. Deputies make prostitution bust at Fort Myers massage parlorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A woman is under arrest, facing allegations of prostitution at a massage parlor in Southwest Florida. Now businesses in the same plaza are concerned it could hurt their bottom lines.

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  6. City of Palms Classic Begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- The 42nd annual City of Palms Classic Basketball tournament tips off today at 2:15 at Bishop Verot High School in Fort Myers. Hundreds of the best high school basketball players in the country will head to Southwest Florida for the tournament, which brings about a million dollars to the local economy.

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  7. Lehigh fire department plans to purchase new ambulancesRead the original story

    Wednesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- It's your money and the Lehigh Acres Fire Department is planning on spending $750,000 to replace three ambulances. Some of their vehicles are breaking down with patients inside.

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  8. The City of Palms Basketball Tournament tips off Thursday in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Three of the past five No.1 picks in the NBA Draft have played in the City of Palms Tournament. "I think the most exciting part is keeping Southwest Florida on the map from a sports standpoint," said City of Palms Director John Naylor.

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  9. Fort Myers residents fight against drug rehab facility proposalRead the original story

    Wednesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Residents of the neighborhood off Winkler Avenue say they do not want the center near a school and their homes. "Once again this isn't about a rehab facility, this is about compatibility with the local area," said Tom Burt.

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  10. Driver plows through downtown attorneya s officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    An attorney's office in downtown Fort Myers is in clean up mode. A driver plowed into the building early this morning.

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  11. Israeli musician visits WINKRead the original story

    Wednesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla- Tuesday night was the first night of Hannukah, and Wednesday morning, a very special guest stopped by the WINK studio. Lazer Lloyd is a Jewish singer straight from Israel.

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  12. Holiday Inn hosts a oeHug a Beara for another yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Once again the Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport at Town Center has teamed up with the Golisano Children's Museum of Southwest Florida to provide teddy bears to children this holiday. The Holiday Inn has been collecting new bears since November 1st, with all the stuffed animals coming together Wednesday, December 17th for their annual "Holiday Hug a Bear" event.

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  13. Banana Bay Tour Company InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's that time of year when our friends and family up north head down to the sunshine state - to get away from the cold. But planning something everyone will enjoy- can be tough! Luckily, there's a new website, Zerve.com, that is saving holiday vacations one at a time.

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  14. Holiday store credit card deals really worth it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.-This has probably happened to you while you're shopping-you're promised big savings on the spot if you sign up for a store credit card. A new report from Cardhub.com just ranked some of your favorite stores and reveals which ones may be hiding the real cost from you.

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  15. Study: Legalization of gay marriage could positively impact Floridaa s economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A recent Washington Post story claims states that still haven't legalized same sex marriage are missing out on a lot of money. A new study says Florida stands to gain $182 million if gay marriage is allowed.

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  16. Some Lee County intersections could be replaced with roundaboutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    It's your money, and $400,000 of it might be spent to increase safety, and decrease your wait times at intersections. A new study, funded by the Florida Department of Transportation, would look at 18 intersections in Lee County, with the possibility of turning them into roundabouts.

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  17. Secret shopper scam warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Trying to get your Christmas shopping done can be a daunting and expensive task. So when an offer of free money falls into your lap, it may be tempting.

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  18. Safety company finds modern homes burn fasterRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fancy features, the latest designs and everything upgraded is what makes a modern day home so nice. Many of you probably think a brand new home is the way to go, but firefighters tell WINK News, new constructions actually burns faster.

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  19. Pet ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's Tuesday, and Doctor Whitney Whitford with the Animal Medical Center of Lehigh Acres sits down with Joey Sovine and Taco. Taco is a short-haired miniature dachshund mix.

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  20. Everblades give teddy beara s at Golisano Childrena s HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    During Saturday's game the Everblades collected nearly 7,000 teddy bears and stuffed animals during their annual Teddy Bear toss game. The Everblades players wore special teddy bear jersey's that were auctioned off after the game.

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