Fort Myers Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Group to show murky water, algae to D.C. lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Southwest Florida environmental advocacy group is taking samples of murky water and algae from Southwest Florida to Washington, D.C. on Thursday to give members of Congress a firsthand look at issues that have plagued the Caloosahatchee River. Jennifer Hecker, director of natural resource policy for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, spent Wednesday morning in downtown Fort Myers collecting water samples from the Caloosahatchee.

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  2. Business owner: My store was targeted but I won't run awayRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A man has not been arrested after two local business owners say he committed hate crimes at their stores, targeting them for their religion. Both Md Bakhtier Rahman of Halal Meat & Grocery on Cleveland Avenue and Omar Rabbo of Too Cute Beauty Supply and Sahara Meats and Groceries on Jefferson Avenue reported that a man entered their stores and made threats to their safety.

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  3. VIDEO: Cape Coral teen asks for food donations for her birthdayRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- For her birthday, 15-year-old Sarah Cabrera of Cape Coral asked her friends for cans of food to donate to the Harry Chapin Food Bank.

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  4. Fitness Friday: Eat right for your blood typeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- There are four blood types, but did you know people with different blood types require different diets to their bodies? Rich Kline from Around the Clock Fitness stopped by the studio today to discuss how to eat right for your body type.

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  5. 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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  6. Lee County seeing an increase in summertime crimeRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "That's a lot more serious than just a simple criminal mischief," said Pamella Seay, a justice studies professor at Florida Gulf Coast University. "It increases when they have nothing else to do."

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  7. Healthy Kids: Flu Vaccine RecommendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- The flu vaccine has been a hot topic for the past few weeks. We've heard the negative news about the FluMist vaccine and the positive effects getting the flu vaccine during pregnancy has on the newborn.

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  8. Man follows woman home, pulls off armed carjacking, neighbors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A man followed a woman from a grocery store to her home on Lagoon Drive in North Fort Myers, went into her garage, threw her to the ground and stole her Cadillac at gunpoint Wednesday, neighbors said. A blue car followed the stolen white Cadillac out of the neighborhood after the attack, according to neighbors.

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  9. High heat to continue with spotty p.m. stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Another hot day is coming Thursday to Southwest Florida, though the high temperature is unlikely to come as close to a record as it did Wednesday. Highs around the area should be near 96, just like Wednesday.

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  10. Crashes block Pine Island Road at Pacific Ave. in North Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Two vehicle crashes involving injuries have closed off both directions of Pine Island Road at Pacific Avenue in North Fort Myers, Florida Highway Patrol said. The intersection is between U.S. 41 and Business U.S. 41, close to the point where Pine Island Road becomes Bayshore Road.

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  11. Spotted in Cape Coral: An alligator in a tree?Read the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Ronald Saracino of Cape Coral certainly thinks so! Although he's lived in Southwest Forida for eight years he was shocked at what he says he found up in a tree near Viscaya Parkway and 9th Lane. "Saw something in a tree, at first I thought maybe it was a lizard," Saracino said.

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  12. videoRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto said on Wednesday that the state of emergency issued by Gov. Rick Scott over the state's water conditions will bring additional testing to the water and get help to small businesses in Lee County. Gov. Scott declared a state of emergency for St. Lucie and Martin counties on June 29. The next day he amended the declaration to include Lee and Palm Beach counties.

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  13. No threat found in suspicious package left at sheriffa s substationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Investigators determined there is no threat in a suspicious box of white powder that someone left Wednesday at the Lee County Sheriff's Office West District substation. It's still unclear just what the substance inside the package is, but it poses no danger and is not a biological agent, officials said.

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  14. Group of teens wanted in McGregor Reserve car theftsRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Surveillance cameras caught a group of teens stealing two cars from the McGregor Reserve community off Sommerset Drive on Saturday night. "It's a little disconcerting because we've lived here for six years and never really had any problems," said Steve Greenfeld.

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  15. Your Health Now: Alternative treatments for ArthritisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- More than 50 million Americans have arthritis, and there are more than 100 different types of arthritis. The most common type is osteoarthritis, and it can cause excruciating pain.

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  16. Celebrate the 4th at Nathana sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    For 100 years Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs has been severing up a taste of tradition and since March, that tradition has been in Southwest Florida at the first full service Nathan's in the State of Florida. On July 4th, Nathan's holds their annual 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at their original location in Coney Island, New York.

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  17. Fitness Friday: Putting the FUN in a oeFUNctionala TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- We're officially halfway through 2016. If January is the month for New Year's fitness resolutions, then July is the month for your mid-year fitness progress report.

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  18. Naples water park among Trip Advisora s best in countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    NAPLES, Fla. - Trip Advisor is calling Sun-N-Fun Lagoon one of the top rated water parks in the country with regard to visitors' ratings in... FORT MYERS, Fla.

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  19. Naples woman saves loyal hot dog stand customerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    NAPLES, Fla. - Commissioners are expected to vote in mid-July on a $2.3 million project to connect Collier and Lee counties with a walkway... NAPLES, Fla.

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  20. Goodwin working hard in preparation of FGCU debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    After spending 16 years in prison for the killing of his former high school girlfriend, a man at the center of... FORT MYERS, Fla. - A local mother and West Virginia native is stepping up to help victims affected by major flooding in the state.

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