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  1. Pediatric Surgeons in SWFLRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- When a child has an illness, injury, or disease that requires surgery, a pediatric surgeon has the experience and qualifications to treat the child. Children cannot always say what is bothering them, answer medical questions, and are not always able to be patient and helpful during a medical examination.

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  2. Randy Marquardt murder trial begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- The trial for a man accused of killing a neighbor and then kidnapping his ex-wife begins in a Lee County courtroom today. But the alleged crimes didn't end there.

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  3. Fire departments awarded federal grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.-One local fire chief calls it a life and death issue. Just months from now nearly two dozen laid-off firefighters could be back on our streets protecting your family.

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  4. HAZMAT situation closes downtown Fort Myers roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Fort Myers police and fire fighters responded to a HAZMAT scene on First Street in downtown. Police said they were able to contain the HAZMAT incident and evacuated everyone from the area.

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  5. Punches thrown at North Fort Myers vs. South Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Florida High School Athletic Association suspended ten players for their involvement in a fight during the August 20th preseason football game between South Fort Myers and North Fort Myers. Six North Fort Myers players were suspended for six weeks while another Red Knight player received a one week suspension.

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  6. Two Missouri men arrested in Bonita Springs doctora s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Two Missouri men have been arrested in the death of Dr. Teresa Sievers, Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott announced Thursday. Curtis Wayne Wright is facing second degree murder charges.

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  7. Fort Myers breaks ground on new fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    It will replace the old Fire Station 1 on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The department has outgrown the location, which they been using for more than 50 years.

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  8. Elderly woman falls for lottery scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    On August 13, Fort Myers police say two women introduced themselves to an elderly victim at DD Discounts located at 3253 Cleveland Avenue and convinced her they had a winning lottery ticket. Police say the suspects told the victim they could not cash in the lottery ticket because they were not legal citizens.

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  9. Discover your Artistic side in Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Now might be the perfect time to take up a new hobby or sharpen your skills as summer nears an end and fall is just around the corner. The Alliance for the Arts wants to help make that happen with their fall/winter lineup of classes.

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  10. Parents, school board demand answers from superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Sparks flew at Tuesday's meeting of the Lee County School Board, as parents and board members alike demanded answers from Superintendent Dr. Nancy Graham about a bullying scandal at the center of a WINK News investigation. Jacqueline Perez says her 12-year-old daughter was badly bullied at Lexington Middle School in south Fort Myers in 2013.

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  11. Share a Smile, fight hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    For the first time, IHOP has teamed up with the national organization, No Kid Hungry to join the fight against hunger and make sure all children have something to eat. Tuesday, August 25th is "Share a Smile Day," where for just $1 you can get a short stack of pancakes and 50 cents of that will go to support No Kid Hungry.

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  12. Sinkhole causing traffic problemsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Fort Myers Police Department is on the scene of a sinkhole at the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Victoria Avenue. FMPD has shutdown the far right southbound lane of Cleveland Avenue from Victoria Avenue while the Department of Transportation works to repair the roadway.

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  13. FMPD and LCSO investigating shootingRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    WINK crew is on the scene of a shooting according to witnesses. We spoke with one of the men involved in this shooting and he tells us that this all started with a fight over a woman near SR 31 in Alva.

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  14. New FMPD Police Chief talks, asks community for patienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Fort Myers' new top cop, says the police department is moving on, from criticism and low morale, that has plagued them for months. Chief Dennis Eads took over more than a week ago, after former Chief Doug Baker was fired, following fallout from the Nate Allen false arrest.

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  15. Protestors gather outside Fort Myers Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The protest comes after weeks of controversy about the facilities performing unlicensed abortions. The abortions came to light after videos were released showing employees talking about the sales of aborted fetal organs.

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  16. Deputies investigate attack at North Fort Myers WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    It happened at the store on Pine Island Road around 4:30 p.m. At the time this story was published, deputies had not released any information, but witnesses told a WINK News crew someone was stabbed. "The guy in Walmart told me that the guy was coming out of the Walmart with his packages, and a guy ran up and stabbed him in the parking lot where we park," said one woman who asked to remain anonymous.

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  17. Fort Myers athletes suspended from football indefinitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The players involved in a fight that broke out during a preseason football game have been suspended indefinitely. The game was between North Fort Myers and South Fort Myers high schools.

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  18. Experience the flavor of a Hatch ChileRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Hatch Chile in known more for flavor than heat but it can still pack a punch. This weekend is all about celebrating the rare New Mexico pepper and enjoying the flavor it puts out.

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  19. Punches thrown at North Fort Myers vs. South Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    North Fort Myers was hosting South Fort Myers in their preseason classic. Tensions erupted when North Fort Myers star running back and Florida State commit Zaquandre White was tackled out of bounds.

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  20. Team Preview: Charlotte FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Charlotte High School football team comes into the season with the motivation of last years heartbreaking playoff loss at Fort Myers. The Fightin' Tarpons have a lot of talent back from that team including quarterback Brennan Simms and running back Elijah Mack.

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