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  1. Fuel spill snarls traffic for portion of I-75 in EsteroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A fuel spill Wednesday morning caused delays for drivers for a portion of Interstate 75 southbound, according to Lee County Public Safety. The spill happened around 7:22 a.m. near the mile marker 124 exit ramp to Corkscrew Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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  2. SWFL raises more than $217K for WINK Feeds Families Hunger WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Southwest Florida residents can help feed hope and end hunger in our community by attending the walk at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 20 at the Miromar Outlet Mall in Estero on 10801 Corkscrew Rd. There has been $217,019.40 raised of an overall $340,000 goal as of January 17. The event will benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank. FIGHTING HUNGER: The WINK Feeds Families Hunger Walk is just days a way.

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  3. SWFL raises more than $204K for WINK Feeds Families Hunger WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Southwest Florida residents can help feed hope and end hunger in our community by attending the walk at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 20 at the Miromar Outlet Mall in Estero on 10801 Corkscrew Rd. There has been $204,861.44 raised of an overall $340,000 goal as of January 16. The event will benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank.

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  4. Food bank preps for WINK Feeds Families Hunger Walk 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The walk will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 20 at the Miromar Outlet Mall in Estero on 10801 Corkscrew Rd. The event will benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank. "It's such a wonderful community spirit that you feel at the event.

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  5. New projects to increase dump truck traffic on busy Estero roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Some nearby residents are concerned four residential developments and two mining project proposals could add to an already congested and dangerous area. "It's not a road that's meant to handle that kind of traffic," Estero resident Erica Call said.

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  6. Eastern Synchronized Skating Championships coming to Lee CountyRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    More than 135 of the best synchronized skating teams in the Eastern Region will compete in Lee County for the U.S. Figure Skating 2018 Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships, taking place Jan. 17-20 at Germain Arena in Estero. This is Lee County's first time hosting the championship event, which is expected to draw more than 2,000 skaters to Southwest Florida, including a local team from the Florida Everblades Figure Skating Club.

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  7. Children suffer from effects of SWFLa s opioid epidemicRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Opioid overdoses are increasing every day across the country. In Florida opioid-related deaths spiked by 35 percent for 2017.

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  8. Trailer tips into ditch, blocks EB portion of Alico RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ESTERO, Fla. A crash Friday morning temporarily closed an eastbound portion of Alico Road, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said.

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  9. Family robbed at Miromar Outlets while holiday shoppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ESTERO, Fla. A family from Sweden was left without cash and passports Wednesday after their car was targeted at a popular shopping center.

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  10. Motorcyclist killed in Estero crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The driver of a Hyundai Elantra ran a red light around 10:15 p.m., and the Elantra collided with a Honda Shadow bike, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said. The Elantra driver was cited for failure to stop at a steady red signal.

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  11. Estero 7-Eleven clerk punched during robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ESTERO, Fla. Four people are accused of punching a 7-Eleven employee unconscious and taking several packs of cigarettes early Saturday morning, Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers said.

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  12. Power line issue shuts Corkscrew Road at Ben Hill Griffin Pkwy.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ESTERO, Fla. A low-hanging power line forced the closure the intersection of Corkscrew Road and Ben Hill Griffin on Friday afternoon, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said.

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  13. Drug bust in Estero nets over $69,000 worth of marijuana, $106KaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit & Field Support Unit concluded a narcotics investigation into a group of individuals selling large amounts of marijuana in the Estero area. ESTERO, Fla.

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  14. 2 crashes, car fire tie up I-75 in south Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ESTERO, Fla. Two crashes and a car fire are snarling southbound Interstate 75 traffic between Corkscrew and Bonita Beach Roads.

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  15. Lee County Officer of the Year finalists lift community spiritsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    We profile five finalists nominated for Lee County Officer of the Year. The award will be given at the sold-out Fort Myers Rotary South's Law & Order Ball, sponsored by WINK News, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday at Germain Arena in Estero.

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  16. Last Lee County hurricane shelter to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The shelter as the Estero Recreation Center will close on Saturday, county spokesman Tim Engstrom said. Four dozen evacuees remain there, according to the American Red Cross .

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  17. Port Authority officer cheers on athletes at Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla. While the badge means to serve and protect, one officer is being recognized for her work off the clock.

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  18. Sgt. lifts Lee County kidsa spirits through holiday programRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Quaintance, a member of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit, recovered $25,000 worth of Walmart gift cards from a suspect in 2016. He used a portion of the funds to launch "Operation Holiday Stars," a program that provides holiday gifts to Lee County foster children.

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  19. School resource deputy vying for Lee Officer of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    And for that, she could become the next Lee County Officer of the Year when the honor is given at the sold-out Law & Order Ball, sponsored by WINK News, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday at Germain Arena in Estero. Gaytan has worked with the Lee County Sheriff's Office for the past three years as a school resource officer, jumping between five schools and a ton of students.

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  20. Estero council to mull, delay medical marijuana dispensaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ESTERO, Fla. A timeline to possibly prolong medical marijuana dispensaries will be the topic of discussion Tuesday at an Estero Village Council meeting.

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