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1 hr ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Collier man arrested for second time on child sex charges

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A mother says she's afraid that a Collier man accused of molesting her son has targeted other teenagers.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Sarasota County, FL

11 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Last day to request absentee ballot for primary election

If you don't want to head to the polls in person on Tuesday, you can also vote early.

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Related Topix: Lee County, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors, Bonita Springs, FL

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Collier officials warn boat owners about thefts

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- With so many boats around, criminals are always close-by. From brazen boat burglars in Sarasota, just hooking up a truck to a trailer and taking off with a 29 footer.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

East Naples firefighter competiting in nat'l cooking contest

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- "I'm just a firefighter, I love cooking, cooking is a hobby of mine and a love of mine."

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Related Topix: Golden Gate, FL, Recipes

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Southwest Florida enjoying tourism increase from Europeans

Basking in the hot Florida sun on an August afternoon, Dave Derrick is soaking up every second of his vacation on our beaches.

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NBC2 News

Honduran woman accused of bribery to get driver's license

A woman originally from Honduras is jailed and accused of felony bribery of a public servant stemming from an incident while trying to get her driver's license.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Denny Grimes talks ultra-luxury in Southwest Florida

There's been a lot of press about the improvement of the median price of homes, but little reporting of the other end of the price scale, the ultra-luxury market.

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Palm Beach Daily News

Weather Matters: Tropical activity picking up with two systems on the NHC map

The tropical Atlantic is showing some signs of coming to life with two areas of disturbed weather under the microscope at the National Hurricane Center in Miami.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, us Travel, Travel, Palm Beach, FL, Naples, FL

WINK-TV Fort Myers

GPS tracking leads deputies to suspected dump truck thief

Collier County Sheriff's deputies arrested 46-year-old Eudelier Escalona when a stolen dump truck was discovered parked at his house.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, GPS

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

4.5 million records stolen, hospital system hacked

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Community Health Sytems says 4.5 million of their patients have had their personal information compromised.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

Naples Daily News

Proposed East Naples shopping center could grow A possible future...

A possible future shopping center and residential community at Southwest Boulevard and U.S. 41 East in East Naples could become larger if a developer gets its wish.

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Naples Daily News

Florida VA nursing home site delayed Florida veterans affairs...

David Genson, center, in a blue polo shirt, vice president of engineering at Barron Collier Companies, conducts a tour for Florida Department of Veterans Affairs officials on a 20-acre plot Monday, June 23, 2014 near Ave Maria, Fla.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Some schools seeing longer days

Students and parents at manatee elementary saw some changes this year based on the school letter grade from state assessment test scores.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

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WINK News uncovered a massive budget deficit in local government. Its costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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NBC2 News

Deputies hoping to ID suspect in Port Charlotte Walmart theft

Detectives are attempting to identify a man who they say walked out of the Murdock area Walmart with two computer monitors without paying for them late Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL, San Carlos Park, FL

Fire Rescue Magazine

Debate Stirs Over Florida City's Proposed Response Change

In this corner, the city staff and fire chief, with a raft of technical questions and gloomy scenarios.

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Related Topix: Fire, Marco Island, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Extra hour of reading at some SWFL schools

Children at some Southwest Florida elementary schools will be spending an extra hour in the classroom in an effort to improve slumping test scores.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Naples Daily News

Naples Pier vigil remembers Michael Brown Forty-four names were read...

Terry Stephens, center, and Miguel Padro Hemrick, right, 5, carry signs with names of victims of police brutality to the beach for a candlelight vigil for Michael Brown on Sunday, August 17, 2014, in Naples, Fla.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Sanford, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Naples baseball coach arrested on DUI

Collier County Sheriff's Office say they charged 34-year-old Michael Dowdy with several charges including DUI early Saturday morning.

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NBC2 News

Naples baseball coach arrested on DUI

Collier County Sheriff's Office say they charged 34-year-old Michael Dowdy with several charges including DUI early Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, Explosion, San Carlos Park, FL

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