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  1. Hybrid incomes becoming the norm in many householdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- The days of having just one job from nine to five are quickly disappearing. With millions of Americans now earning hybrid incomes, odds are you know someone working a full-time and part-time job. 1 comment

  2. Woman added to Southwest Florida's Most Wanted listRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers added another suspect to its Most Wanted list. Police say 28-year-old Varaka Stewart is a repeat offender in Lee, Collier and Manatee Counties.

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  3. Island Hopper Songwriter Fest kicks off this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Traditionally, September and October are some of the slowest months for tourism in Southwest Florida. Many in the industry hope an event that kicks off this weekend will change that.

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  4. Twins announce new name to spring training facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sports Complex has a new name. The Minnesota Twins announced their spring training facility will be renamed the Century Link Sports Complex.

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  5. City employee dies after crash with a school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police are investigating a crash involving a city water truck and a Lee County school bus Wednesday afternoon near Stella Street and Royal Palm Avenue. According to the police report, the truck crashed into the side of the bus after the school bus ran a stop sign.

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  6. Lee warns residents to stay out of water at Yankee BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Department of Health is advising the public not to enter the water at Yankee Beach. That's at North Shore Park on US 41 right before the Caloosahatchee Bridge.

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  7. Special announcement to be made at Hammond StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A special announcement is expected to be made at Hammond Stadium this afternoon but what the announcement is, remains a surprise. The renovation is sure to make this ball park one of the nicest in Southwest Florida.

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  8. New parents protect babies through "cocooning"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Today new parents aren't just worried about vaccines for their baby, but for anyone else who will be around the new baby! Infant cocooning is something experts say is growing in popularity. That's when new parents tell friends and family to get their shots, or they can't get near baby.

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  9. Local man stars in major motion pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A local man is starring in a major motion picture that comes to theaters Friday. 27-year old Alan Powell is the lead in "The Song", and is the son of Senior Pastor Richard Powell of McGregor Baptist Church in Fort Myers.

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  10. Off the Hook Comedian: DeRay DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Comedian-turned-actor DeRay Davis starred in the hit movie "21 Jump Street," was a regular on Nick Cannon's "Wild-N-Out," and has since been in movies such as "Barbershop 2: Back in Business" and "Johnson Family Vacation."

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  11. Family says St. Francis admin knew about prior assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    New Information from the Diocese of Venice regarding the volunteer at St. Francis Xavier Church who admitted to sexually molesting a 13-year old back in 2013. "It's been an emotional nightmare," said Isabelle Romano.

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  12. Fort Myers residents speak out against junkyard's expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Plans to expand a recycling center have neighbors saying "not in my backyard." A handful of residents were ready to speak out against the possible junkyard expansion Wednesday but the meeting was cancelled.

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  13. Truth-checking Crist's claims in the war over womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Florida's race for governor is becoming a war over women. In an ad launched last week, Charlie Crist attacks Republican Gov. Rick Scott's record on issues important to female voters.

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  14. FGCU launches $100 million campaign to improve student lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Florida Gulf Coast University is hoping a new $100 million fundraising campaign will help pave the way for it to become one of the top universities in the state. Vice President of Advancement Chris Simoneau says FGCU wants to accomplish the goal by the year 2017, the school's 20th anniversary.

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  15. Truck crashes into school bus in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police Department is investigating a crash between a truck and a school bus on Royal Palm Avenue and Stella Street.

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  16. Police search for man who boarded a high school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Authorities are looking for a man who boarded a Riverdale High School bus early Monday morning near Forum Boulevard and via San Giovani. The bus driver says around 6 a.m. the man entered the bus behind a female student and stated someone was trying to kill him.

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  17. Governor Scott defends misleading adRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Governor Rick Scott is defending a controversial ad attacking his opponent Charlie Crist. In the ad, a man claims he was swindled by Crist and convicted ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.

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  18. Diocese of Venice faces $5 million lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Diocese of Venice is facing a $5 million lawsuit. The lawsuit claims the Diocese and St. Francis Xavier Church were aware a volunteer had molested a child in 2011 and 2013 but did nothing about it.

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  19. Downtown Fort Myers plans to liven up nightlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The city brought in a nightlife solutions company called RHI that helps cities all over the country improve its nightlife. Business owners and city officials met today to focus on creating events that bring out crowds.

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  20. FGCU using plasma to treat injuries fasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A cutting edge treatment for athletic injuries is now on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University. Doctors now can inject athletes with their own plasma to aid healing.

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