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  1. Golf Doctor tip of the week: Loosen up before golfRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Golf Doctor, Mike Calbot, and WINK News weekend sports anchor, Morgan Frances, give golfers a two-minute tip they can take to the course. This week, Morgan and Mike have a few tips to show golfers how to loosen up before hitting the links.

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  2. Thieves target Lee, Collier residents in lotto scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Over the last several months, con artists have used a phony lottery ticket scam to steal thousands of dollars from unsuspecting victims in Lee and Collier counties, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said. Detectives say the victims were approached by multiple suspects, believed to be working as a team, who claim they are winners of the lottery but need help from the victim in order to collect their winnings.

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  3. Smoke on the Water Takes over Downtown Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The smell of BBQ and flavorful smoke is in the air over the River District in downtown Fort Myers, as the 3rd annual Smoke on the Water BBQ & Music Festival gets underway. The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center is once again proud to bring some of the best barbeque from around the country to Southwest Florida.

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  4. Lotus Smoke Shop busted for selling synthetic marijuanaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 29 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- The owner of the Lotus Smoke Shop, 12377 S Cleveland Avenue, was arrested Thursday after deputies discovered spice, a form of synthetic marijuana, was being sold at the store, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said.

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  5. LCU customers may experience temporary change in water qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Utilities customers may notice a change in the taste of their water as the company temporarily converts its disinfectant process. The routine measure, which is taking place from May 1- May 29, is for water utilities using chloramines as the primary disinfectant.

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  6. Ita ll be The Time of Your Life, Dirty DancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Fifth Third Bank Broadway Series at the Barbra B. Mann Preforming Arts Hall closes out their season in Fort Myers, with the production of Dirty Dancing. Get set for some of the best dancing around as one of the most iconic stories from the summer of 1963 comes to life, as Johnny Castle and Baby have the time of their life.

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  7. Lee County looks to hire 500 teachers during shortageRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The NFL Draft kicks off tonight with the first round starting at 8:00 ET. In 2014, South Fort Myers alum Sammy Watkins was drafted in...

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  8. A Nautical Mothera s DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Mother's Day may still be over a week away but The Marina at Edison Ford wants to make sure you're ready to celebrate mom in a nautical style. Sunday, May 8th from the 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the marina ball room is all about mom and a nautical buffet style brunch.

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  9. Power restored to downtown Fort Myers after two-alarm fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The fire started around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night. It was caused by a power line that broke and hit the Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz Law Firm.

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  10. Small fire sparks up at downtown Fort Myers law officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A power line fell, causing a small fire at a law office at Main Street and Broadway in downtown Fort Myers around 7 p.m. A power line fell onto the building of Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice and Purtz and a transformer blew, according to Florida Power and Light.

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  11. Search for new FMPD chief down to list of tenRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A list of possible candidates for the Fort Myers Police Department chief has been narrowed to ten finalists. It's been nearly nine months since the City of Fort Myers let Doug Baker go from his position as chief of FMPD.

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  12. Burglars bust ceiling of North Fort Myers thrift shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    An alleged thief busted through drywall ceiling and several walls to steal six pairs of jeans and $60 in cash from Wish Upon a Thrift on Pondella Road.

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  13. Could higher taxes help reduce teen crime in Lee County?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Children's Service Council would cost property owners an additional $35 every year and would offer programs during after-school hours and over the summer. Similar councils exist in seven other Florida counties.

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  14. Judge: No bond for man accused of killing fatherRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Cape Coral man facing second degree murder charges for killing his father will be held in jail on no bond, a judge ruled Wednesday. Matthew Marshall was originally arrested for fraud after police say he used his father's credit card at a Cape Coral bar a day after his father disappeared.

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  15. UF Head Football Coach in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    UF Head Football Coach Jim McElwain on the future of the program, the return of the golden age of college football in the state of florida, and why the in-state talent is some of the best in the country.

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  16. Fort Myersa Mama Williams celebrated for 40 years at Farmers MarketRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Not one finger will lift to help Libby "Mama" Williams prepare meals at Farmers Market Restaurant, one of the city's oldest restaurants. The 84-year-old woman has walked through the doors of the Southern-style diner on Edison Avenue since 1976.

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  17. 1, 2, 3 tries at downtown Fort Myers hotel may end 10-year searchRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Will the third time be a charm? After two failed attempts at getting a developer to erect a hotel in downtown Fort Myers, city leaders remain hopeful. It has taken 10 years, but an elite brand of the Marriott Hotel could be introduced to a lot near the Harborside Event Center on Monroe Street after a team of city consultants chose Tampa-based Mainsail Lodging & Development as the best of three bidders.

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  18. Primary Analysis with Dr. Bart RossiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Several states head to the polls today as Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich join forces as they try to keep Donald Trump for securing the GOP nomination.

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  19. Identity protection Shred-A-ThonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Identity thieves target millions of Americans every year. One of the ways to avoid becoming a victim is to shred your unwanted personal...

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  20. Body found in Hendry County identified as missing Fort Myers womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A body found in a wooded area along the Lee-Hendry county line last week has been identified as Alberta Harris, Fort Myers police said. A group of teenagers found Harris' decomposed body off Wheeler Road and 14th Place on April 20. Harris' family members showed up to the area but were not given any information regarding the body's identity at that time.

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