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  1. Fort Myers Beach mulls options to fix a eyesoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Funding has dried up for a fountain that's no longer functional on San Carlos Boulevard, and residents are divided about what to do about a landmark some now call an eyesore.

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  2. Fort Myers Beach firefighter resigns amid child sex caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Fort Myers Beach firefighter accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor has resigned, WINK News has learned. Stephen Michael Reynaert, 28, of 27035-201 Serrano Way in Bonita Springs, was having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl for a year, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said in August.

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  3. Death investigation underway on Fort Myers BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a death at a home on Bay Mar Drive, a spokesperson for the sheriff's office said.

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  4. Sex offender arrested, linked to March Lani Kai rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A convicted sex offender is in jail after results from a rape kit pinned him to the sexual assault of a victim older than 12, according to deputies. Kurtis Thomas, 25, of 18557 Phlox Dr., was arrested Wednesday for allegedly raping a victim on Fort Myers Beach back in March.

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  5. New sign irks some on Fort Myers Beach councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A new $6,000 sign in front of Fort Myers Beach Town Hall was approved by the former town manager but has met with opposition from some City Council members who are exploring ways to get rid of it.

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  6. Fort Myers Beach firefighter arrested for sex offenses against a minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Stephen Michael Reynaert, 28, of 27035-201 Serrano Way in Bonita Springs, faces two counts of sexual assault where the accused is a custodian and the victim is ages 12-18. Reynaert has been with the Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District for eight years, according to a department annual report.

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  7. Explosion burns 2 boats on Fort Myers BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A 70-year-old man escaped with minor burns after an explosion shortly before 2 a.m. Friday that ignited two sailboats in the Back Bay mooring field behind Salty Sam's Restaurant, the U.S. Coast Guard confirmed. The Lee County Sheriff's Office and fire crews are investigating the cause of the explosion.

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  8. SWFL water safe for humans, serious for organismsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A local scientist says it is safe to go into Southwest Florida waters because test results show no threat for human health. And while the water may appear murky in some areas, according to Mike Parsons with Florida Gulf Coast University, some of the problems that do exist are not due to water releases from Lake Okeechobee.

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  9. Man exposes himself to young Walmart shopperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A man is accused of exposing himself twice to a little girl in the toy department at a Lee County Walmart, located at 17105 Sand Carlos Blvd., on Monday around 2 p.m. The man, who is described as about 50 to 60 years old, approached a girl who was looking at toys, according to an incident report. He followed the girl while also exposing his genitals, deputies said.

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  10. Water trouble sparks fears of economic recession on beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce Bud Nocera said today that Fort Myers Beach is essentially in the midst of an economic recession because of concern over water quality.

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  11. Cancer Alliance of Naples foundera s body discovered after paddleboarding accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The body of 62-year-old Jerry Conti, one of the founding board members of the Cancer Alliance of Naples, was found in a massive search Saturday. Crews desperately looked for Conti, who had been paddleboarding on Fort Myers Beach to celebrate his wife's birthday.

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  12. Search on for paddleboarder missing off Fort Myers BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Search efforts are ramping up for a 62-year-old man who went missing in the water while paddleboarding off Fort Myers Beach. The U.S. Coast Guard, Fort Myers Beach Marine Emergency Response Team and Iona McGregor Fire Department are working to find the man, who was wearing green and white.

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  13. These test results will have you concerned about the future of SWFLa s watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Recent tests to the water of Southwest Florida produced no results for toxicity, but the test results also raise concerns about algal blooms and changes to the water ecosystems of Southwest Florida. The tests were taken on June 22 - before the U.S. Army Coors slowed releases from Lake Okeechobee to the Gulf of Mexico through the Caloosahatchee River and before algal blooms imploded on the East Coast - at the Sanders Lab of North Fort Myers.

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  14. Fort Myers Beach business owners contend against SWFL watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    It was a busy Fourth of July for some businesses on the beach while the owners of other businesses complained that the murky waters were ruining their profits. Lee County is under a state of emergency for water conditions as releases from Lake Okeechobee drain dark water into the Gulf of Mexico.

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  15. VIDEO: Beach cleanup follows Fourth of July eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Volunteers cleaned a nearly mile-long stretch of Fort Myers Beach on Tuesday morning the wake of Fourth of July revelry.

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  16. Naples couple on second date rescued from sinking boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A couple on their second date nearly lost their lives when their boat capsized on the way home from Fort Myers Beach, but help from two people fishing nearby allowed them to return to safety. All it took was 3-foot waves for the small boat that Mike Rueter and Ely Garcia were in to start sinking.

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  17. lake o nastyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- The Army Corps of Engineers says the water is at one of its highest levels in 10 years, at last check the lake sat at 14.94 Saturday night. However, the conditions of the water on the East and West coast have prompted a change of plans for the Corps.

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  18. Water-based infection turns longtime tourist away from SWFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A man from the United Kingdom who's visited Southwest Florida with his family at least once a year for the past decade said he contracted a staph infection from a recent swim off Sanibel and won't be coming back unless ongoing water problems are fixed. James Bellows said a doctor told him he had a water-based staph infection and warned him against swimming anywhere north of Naples.

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  19. Lee County tourism leaders confident despite water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    No Lee County beaches are closed and no significant outbreaks of the blue-green algae that's plaguing the east coast had been reported as the Fourth of July weekend began Friday. The next three days are key for many businesses counting on an influx of people on a long holiday weekend.

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  20. VIDEO: Woman says she got bacteria from contaminated waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - A woman claims she contracted a life-threatening infection from algae-contaminated water near Fort Myers Beach.

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