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  1. GMO mosquito plan headed for residentsa vote in Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Residents in the Florida Keys will get to vote on whether genetically modified mosquitoes should be released in their neighborhood. The mosquito control district in the island chain wants the British biotech firm Oxitec to test its modified mosquitoes in a neighborhood of 444 homes clustered on a relatively isolated peninsula north of Key West.


  2. Florida led nation in job growth in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Florida's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 5 percent in January according to state officials. That's higher than the national jobless rate of 4.9 percent.


  3. Decoding sonic booms in SWFLRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Dozens of residents flooded the WINK newsroom with calls and messages in January and February, asking what caused the loud booms and trembling walls. The answer is sonic booms from military jet training out in the Gulf of Mexico.


  4. Coast Guard suspends search for Cuban migrant off FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a Cuban migrant reported missing in waters off Key West. The search was called off Wednesday night, hours after the Coast Guard receiving a report about 11 Cuban migrants arriving on Man Key.


  5. Military: SWFL shaking caused by a sonic booma from jetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Sonic booms caused by military jets training in the Gulf of Mexico have resulted in shaking felt across Southwest Florida, according to Key West Naval Air Station. People across the region made calls, sent emails and submitted comments to WINK News around 5 p.m. about shaking to garage doors and sliding doors.


  6. Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters from Gulf of MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued two men after their boat began taking on water during a storm in the Gulf of Mexico. The vessel was drifting when the men were spotted on Sunday after the Coast Guard in Key West received a "digital selective calling" report from the boat.


  7. Appeals court reverses Key West tattoo shop rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling barring a Virginia man from opening a tattoo shop in Key West. In a 14-page decision released last week, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found the city lacked evidence in arguing that adding tattoo shops would hurt tourism.


  8. Coast Guard rescues pair after fishing boat capsizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The U.S. Coast Guard in Miami rescued two people after their fishing boat capsized and sank hundreds of miles from Key West, Fla. The names of the two people rescued late Wednesday were not released in a statement issued Thursday by the Coast Guard in Miami.


  9. Vacationing man dies while diving in Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Monroe County Sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin says the men were diving in the lower Keys Monday afternoon when they became separated from their boat. A 17-year-old who stayed on the boat lost sight of the divers and called to report the men missing around 3:15 p.m. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard searched for the men.


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