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  1. Fort Myers man is the inspiration behind Hollywood movieRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Bishop Verot graduate is the inspiration behind a new Hollywood movie. Shawn Berner coached high school football players while their parents fought in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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  2. PolitiFact checks SeaWorld claims about killer whales in captivityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- SeaWorld is fighting back against its critics. The company launched a multi-media blitz this week about its killer whales.

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  3. Drug rehab center, Sovereign Health, appeals city’s order to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A controversial drug rehab facility located on East Riverside Drive has appealed Fort Myers code board's decision to shut down. From the start, neighbors have been vocal about their dislike for Sovereign Health, the drug rehab center in their neighborhood.

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  4. Fitness Friday: fight fat with fiberRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla. - Eating enough fiber is important for helping to prevent diabetes, heart disease and certain types of cancer, but research also suggests that consuming fiber-rich foods can boost weight loss and fight fat by regulating your blood sugar and helping you to feel full after you eat.

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  5. american vinyl music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    This is the American Vinyl Band's fourth annual show in Fort Myers. But this year, the show expands to a full music festival and moves from Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center to the more spacious Centennial Park.

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  6. Cape PD starts body camera program, Fort Myers PD postponesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Fort Myers Police Department announced Thursday it is postponing the roll out of officer-worn body cameras "until further notice."

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  7. Avoiding pesticides in fruits and vegetablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- We know it's healthy to eat more fruits and vegetables, but a lot of produce contains pesticides. That's especially a concern for children because they're still growing and they metabolize toxins differently.

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  8. Lee County students participate in a Salute to HeroesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- More than 100 ESE students from five high schools showed support for our local first responders and learned valuable lessons at the same time. Students from Mariner, Ida Baker, North Fort Myers and Cape Coral high schools participated in the event at Island Coast High School to learn from law enforcement members of several agencies.

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  9. RadioShack selling your personal information?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, FL.Your most private information could soon be sold secretly to the highest bidder. Information like your name, address, and phone number.

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  10. PolitiFact Florida: Teachers group says students spend 45 days a year testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Criticism from parents and teachers has forced Florida lawmakers to act on state standardized testing. The Florida House of Representatives recently passed a bill that would eliminate an 11th grade test and ease other testing requirements.

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  11. Metro Parkway extension soon to be completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Project managers tell WINK News they're about 70 percent finished on the Metro Parkway extension that will connect Metro Parkway to Evans Avenue. WINK News spoke to the company working on the project who says they plan to be done by fall, giving many drivers a new route in Fort Myers.

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  12. RV collision center fire causes millions in damagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Fort Myers Fire Department tells WINK News a quick thinking security guard helped prevent things from getting worse when he made the call just after 5 a.m. More than ten units were on the scene, including Tice Fire, Fort Myers Fire, Fort Myers Shore and Bayshore Fire. WINK News learned about 50 personnel helped calm down the blaze.

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  13. SWFL church delights hundreds with free meal at Chick-fil-ARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A local church paid for more than 700 people's lunches at a south Fort Myers Chick-fil-A Tuesday. Between noon and 1 p.m. at the Chick fil-A on U.S. 41 and Daniels Parkway, family after family got to walk away with a free meal courtesy of Next Level Church.

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  14. New restaurant a The Lodgea coming to downtown Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- The sights of a wintry mountain lodge are coming to downtown Fort Myers. The Lodge, a new restaurant and bar will open at the end of April.

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  15. tipacopeventthumbRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Uniformed officers spent two days, alongside servers at Joe's Crab Shack in downtown Fort Myers to raise money for athletes with Special Olympics Florida. At the "Tip a Cop" event, each patron was given a separate envelope to tip their "server."

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  16. affordabledisabledthumbRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Brandon Cardin has cerebral palsy, and needs a home that's accessible for the disabled. He says it's very tough to find that kind of housing, that's affordable, in this area.

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  17. spelling beeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.,- Lee County's spelling champion is just months away from representing Southwest Florida in the National Spelling Bee. Jeffery Thompson's principal is sharing his inspirational story.

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  18. 3 dogs killed in North Fort Myers house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A family of six is displaced after losing all of their personal belongings in the fire, as well as their pets. Neighbors saw flames emerging from the house just before 2 p.m. Monday afternoon.

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  19. Fort Myers plane crash victim diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The plane crashed on March 9 in the parking lot of the White Sands Treatment Center on Colonial Boulevard.

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  20. Fire engulfs Hummer in North Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    It happened around near Orange Grove Boulevard. A WINK News crew on scene said the fire also burned brush around the SUV.

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