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  1. Lakeland hosts debate over medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LAKELAND, Fla.- Two of the loudest voices in the campaign over Amendment 2 went head-to-head during a debate in Lakeland on Thursday night.

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  2. Sentencing day for chief of $800M insurance fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    MIAMI, Fla.- The mastermind of an $800 million insurance scam that stands as one of the largest fraud schemes in Florida history is being sentenced by a federal judge.

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  3. Caseworker, 3 others charged in girl's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.- A grand jury has charged a child welfare caseworker and three other women following the death of a severely disabled girl who died while under state care.

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  4. Crist wins Democratic primary for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.- Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist won the Democratic primary to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday, marking another step in an unlikely political comeback four years after leaving the GOP.

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  5. Crist seeks win as Democrat after lifetime in GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Florida Democrats appeared poised Tuesday to select former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in a nationally watched race that's part of an unlikely political comeback for Crist.

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  6. Long prison sentences in Florida housing fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.- Two people have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms following their convictions in an elaborate housing fraud scheme operated out of a vacant South Florida coin laundry.

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  7. FDLE issues Missing Child Alert for Ft. Lauderdale teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    BROWARD COUNTY, Fla.- A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for 14-year-old Shaina McBride, a white female, who stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 145 pounds, has blonde hair and green eyes.

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  8. Crist lays out plan to aid middle class if electedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Former Gov. Charlie Crist laid out his plan to help the middle class by raising the minimum wage, increasing funds for public schools and expanding Medicaid.

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  9. Fla. to NC flight makes emergency landing in TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Authorities say an Allegiant Air flight made an emergency landing at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport after a flight attendant was injured during turbulence.

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  10. Megabus adds express service to South FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Megabus is adding $1 service between Orlando and south Florida. The daily, express bus company says it is expanding its Florida service for Orlando residents to travel to and from the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood area.

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  11. 1 dead in South Fla construction accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Officials say a worker is dead and two others are being treated at a Fort Lauderdale hospital following a construction accident.

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  12. Tree trimmer falls 30 feet in Fort LauderdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A tree-trimmer is in the hospital after falling some 30 feet from tree in Fort Lauderdale.

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  13. 70 contestants to compete for Miss Florida USARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Seventy women are set to compete for the title of Miss Florida USA 2015. The pageant will be broadcast Saturday night from the Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale.

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  14. Ex-partner of Ponzi schemer gets 2 A1 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A former law partner of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for violating federal campaign finance laws.

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  15. US regulators close 2 banks in Illinois, FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Regulators have closed a lender in Illinois and one in Florida, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 11 after 24 closures in all of 2013.

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  16. Worker dies in South Fla. industrial accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A worker has been killed after a crane toppled over at a construction site in Hallandale Beach.

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  17. Everglades brush fire burns some 20,000 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A brush fire in the Everglades burned some 20,000 acres and sent smoke wafting over a large section of South Florida.

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  18. Florida woman recovering from shark bite to legRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A South Florida woman is recovering after suffering an apparent shark bite in the Intracoastal Waterway off Fort Lauderdale.

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  19. Florida insurers at heart of discrimination lawsuitRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    AIDS DISCRIMINATION Complaint accuses Fla. insurers of discrimination FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.

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  20. Beetle-rearing lab to combat invasive vine in Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A beetle-rearing lab run by high school students may help combat an invasive plant species plaguing Florida parks and yards.

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