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  1. Downtown Fort Myers plans to liven up nightlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The city brought in a nightlife solutions company called RHI that helps cities all over the country improve its nightlife. Business owners and city officials met today to focus on creating events that bring out crowds.

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  2. FGCU using plasma to treat injuries fasterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A cutting edge treatment for athletic injuries is now on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University. Doctors now can inject athletes with their own plasma to aid healing.

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  3. PolitiFact: Investor says he was 'swindled' by Charlie CristRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla- You've likely seen the ad featuring Charlie Crist and convicted ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein. The ad, paid for by the Republican Party of Florida claims Rothstein bought Crist's judicial appointments while Crist was in office.

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  4. Lee Tran builds new facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- $43 million will be used to build a brand new Lee Tran bus depot on Evans Street. Ridership has not been what county leaders expect but they say spending tens of thousands of dollars could change that.

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  5. Truck and trailer stolen from RV dealershipRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police are investigating a stolen truck and camper trailer from Holiday RV located at 19710 S Tamiami Trail.

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  6. Man faces charges for weekend car-jackingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Daniels is now facing a new list of charges, all from Sunday. An 18-mile crime spree landed Daniels back in handcuffs and behind bars.

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  7. Freedom & Family Weekend could draw 40,000 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Southwest Florida is gearing up for a two day event to honor military veterans all in one weekend. Freedom & Family Weekend is designed to bring together families and enjoy a fun weekend celebrating military hero's.

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  8. "Career criminal" arrested after chase through Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Around 8:30 Sunday morning, the Fort Myers Police Department requested the assistance of the Lee County Sheriff's Office in the recovery of a stolen vehicle in Lehigh Acres. conduct an investigation into a confirmed stolen vehicle.

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  9. Tindell sets program record as FGCU wins againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla. It took sophomore Tabby Tindell just 5:02 to score two goals opposite CSU Bakersfield on Sunday afternoon to become the FGCU women's soccer all-time goals leader with 25 in just her 29th game in the Green and Blue.

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  10. Early Morning Carjacking ends with ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Early this morning, the Fort Myers Police Department requested the assistance of the Lee County Sheriff's Office in the recovery of a stolen vehicle in Lehigh Acres. conduct an investigation into a confirmed stolen vehicle.

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  11. Uber looks to expand to Southwest FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Hundreds of new jobs could soon be on the way to Southwest Florida. Public transportation company Uber is hoping to expand to Fort Myers and Naples.

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  12. Wilbur Smith Talks about Life-Threatening AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Law firm founder and former Fort Myers mayor Wilbur Smith is talking for the first time about the accident that almost took his life this summer. He calls it a miracle that his grand-daughter and wife walked away, unharmed. 1 comment

  13. Man faces charges for trafficking in heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A man was arrested Thursday after authorities executed a search warrant at a house on the 600 block of Hamilton Drive. Police say inside 40-year-old John Conroy's home, they found more than seven grams of heroin, four Alprazolam pills and five 30mg Oxycodone pills.

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  14. SWFL students host district 4 school board candidate debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Lee County school board candidate debate with a twist! District 4 candidates Don Armstrong and Steve Teuber faced off at Kaiser University in Fort Myers. The debate was run by the students, themselves.

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  15. Cheering on the next generation of GreeniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Get your pom poms ready, it's time to cheer loud and be heard, as Fort Myers High School searches for the next generation of Greenies. "Future Greenies Cheer Clinic" kicks off Saturday, September 20th, where future Greenies can learn the skills of being a cheerleader and maybe even be discovered.

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  16. Dixon back and better than ever after missing last seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Antwan Dixon had to sit out last football season after developing a rare blood disorder, aplastic anemia. Aplastic anemia is a disorder where your bone marrow stops producing enough new blood cells.

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  17. South Lee County in need of a new high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.,- South Lee County needs another high school, but the questions is -- where will it go? Today, WINK News is learning, there are two locations on the district's radar to build the school. The mayor of Bonita Springs is hoping his city gets the nod.

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  18. Father of toddler found wandering faces neglect chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News is learning new details about the toddler found wandering around by himself in an apartment complex yesterday. Both parents of the child, Wade Edwards Jr. and Sara Harlows, have now lost custody of all their children.

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  19. FMPD searches for escaped prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is searching for an escaped inmate near Ballard Road. 20-year-old Cristobal Martinez escaped from the Opa Locka C.R.C in Dade County earlier this year in May. FMPD officials say an officer believed he spotted Martinez this morning.

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  20. Authorities investigate car vandalism in NFMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Authorities are investigating an act of vandalism that occurred outside a business on the 4100 block of Hancock Bridge Parkway. Police say the victim left his 1998 Lexus LS400 parked outside his business overnight Wednesday.

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