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  1. Large police presence near Cape Coral bar to a keep the peaceaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    There is a large police presence in Cape Coral near Hancock Bridge Parkway and SE 24th Ave, which include SWAT members.

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  2. Fort Myers police seek pay raise, negotiate with cityRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Negotiations over the next contract for the Fort Myers Police department continue Monday between the police union and the city. The Gulf Coast Police Benevolent Association is asking for officer pay to raise from $40,000 to $44,000 and for officers to be making $56,000 by their fifth year.

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  3. 5-year-old boy with autism nearly forgotten on a Lee County school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Ryan Maldonado's five-year-old son Ryan Jr. struggles with autism. The kindergartner rides a smaller bus than this one, with special needs staff that Maldonado has to trust to make sure his son gets to school safe.

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  4. Two men arrested for stealing 10 firearms from Cape Coral gun storeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 15 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Cape Coral Police responded to a burglar alarm at Cape Guns located at 3818 Skyline Boulevard around 4:15 Tuesday morning. Responding officers found the front door of the business damaged and forced open.

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  5. Breaking down test results of algae in Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    At Rosen Park in Cape Coral you can visually see an increase in the toxic algae, but when experts analyzed the latest DEP numbers, an overall downward trend in the amount of toxic algae was seen. Florida Gulf Coast University's Dr. Serge Thomas broke down the results saying, "the numbers that you showed me were mainly concentration of toxins of cyanobacteria, a little tiny algae which can eventually make those big scums on the surface."

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  6. Cape Coral man wins $1M from lottery scratch-off gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Robert Mulroy, of Cape Coral, claimed a $1 million prize in the $10,000,000 WORLD CLASS CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee, one day after celebrating his 43rd birthday. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $748,000.00.

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  7. Cape Coral father comes up with plan to keep kids healthy with algae nearbyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 14 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    At one point Anthony Karp's canal was filled with the green gunk, but it's getting better. he fears this stench is becoming the new normal.

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  8. Police looking for man who robbed Cape Coral Subway at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Around 9:30 p.m., a man wearing a bandanna walked into the Subway restaurant at 428 Del Prado Boulevard N. and showed a handgun to the manager while the employee was locking up, according to police. The suspect threatened the employee and demanded they turn over their phone and an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

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  9. Algae cleanup test continues Monday near Cape Coral BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A boat is responsible for skimming the algae, sucking it up through hoses that connect to a tanker. Then the algae is taken offsite to a water treatment plant where they separate the algae from the reusable water.

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  10. Herea s the 5 biggest headlines of the weekend you may have...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    An alleged drunk driver was arrested for a fatal hit-and-run crash early Saturday morning, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Edgar Isaac Harris, 43, is accused of leaving the scene of a crash after failing to stop at an intersection and hitting another vehicle from behind, troopers said.

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  11. Algae returns to North Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A contractor began tackling waterways on Friday in North Fort Myers, but it only took about four days for homeowners to start watching the green gunk creep its way back into their yards. Some compare the work to putting a bandaid on the algae emergency, but it begs the question: is it worth it? "It was 2 to 3 inches thick and solid with a crust on it," said North Fort Myers resident Tim Verley said.

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  12. Cape Coral UEP project creates possible detours for several schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Construction work during the Utilities Extension Project may impact routes to and from several schools, the City of Cape Coral said Tuesday. The project aims to install portable drinking water lines, sewer lines and irrigation lines in an area known as North Two, according to the city.

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  13. Crews continue to clean algae from Cape canalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "Our canal is horrific," said Cape Coral resident Dolores Munroe. "When I say horrific, the smell is so bad you just wanna puke."

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  14. a I want actiona : Cape residents demand solutions for algae problemRead the original story

    Monday Aug 6 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Cape Coral leaders demanded solutions from City leaders to the problem that's been plaguing their canals nearly all summber long. "There's nothing that's a bigger problem in the city built on water than this situation," said Cape Coral resident Cheryl Anderson.

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  15. Nano bubble technology could be a solution to SWFL blue-green algaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Lee County crews were finally able to start cleaning toxic blue-green algae out of canals in North Fort Myers Friday. As the community seeks solutions to the algae problem, one company says they have figured out a safer and easier way to get rid of troublesome gunk: bubbles.

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  16. Lee Health's Big Latch On events give support to breastfeeding momsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 3 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Moms want what's best for their baby, and one Lee County woman says she's fighting back against the stigma of breastfeeding. Do you know your rights when it breastfeeding? wink news anchor channing frampton explains what you need to know - from "the big latch on" class at lee health.

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  17. Major crash investigators seeking publica s help in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Cape Coral Police's major crash investigator is asking the public to help identify cars and their drivers after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle last month. July 22 at approximately 5:22 AM, police responded to a traffic fatality at the 900 block of Cape Coral Pkwy E. Witness statements indicated that several vehicles struck the man immediately following the initial impact with the first car but failed to stop at the scene afterwards.

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  18. Lee County to start algae clean up; will lasting effects impact economy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Lee County announced that they secured $700,000 through the Department of Environmental Protection for cleaning up toxic blue-green algae. The money will go towards removing, processing, and disposal of algae from affected Lee County sites, focusing on Cape Coral.

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  19. Is SWFLa s water quality impacting real estate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    As thick algae and dead fish was up along Southwest Florida's shores by the thousands, people are staying away from the beach. So it may come as no surprise: people aren't coughing up the money to buy houses in Southwest Florida either.

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  20. Red tide & tourism: Are ads running for SWFL?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The green algae is impacting tourism in Southwest Florida. Are ads still running telling people to come visit, even with the water quality issues? It's no surprise algae and dead fish along the Southwest Florida shores are keeping people from heading out on the water.

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