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  1. SWFL debates on whoa s a better driver, teens or elders, during snowbird seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Now that it is season in southwest Florida, it is clear that there are more cars on the road. But as season picks up, drivers can expect more crashes too.

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  2. The Harry Chapin Food Bank asks for turkey donations to fill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The food bank says they want to distribute 3,000 turkeys, but only about 100 have been donated so far. Besides the birds,the food bank has also purchased $35,000 in gift cards, at $10 each, to distribute to families via our partner agencies.

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  3. a Alert Colliera ready in time for brush fire seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Year after year, brush fires force families to evacuate in Collier County. With the next brush fire season a few months away, Collier County is making sure residents are alerted right away if there is nearby danger.

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  4. Collier County half-cent sales tax passes to improve roads, buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "Anytime you say, 'All right, citizens are going to give up money, out of my pocket, their pocket for something,' you think it would be a no," said Naples resident John Neville said. Charlotte and Lee Counties sales tax increase will improve schools.

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  5. Collier County teacher told to remove political signs out of class roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A parent and students said politics shouldn't be pushed in the classroom. Inside a band room at a Naples middle school were political posters.

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  6. John Pollok was the attorney for many of the mobs' biggest names. Photo via WINK News.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Here in North Naples, the intersection of Orange Blossom Dr. and Bridgewater Bay Blvd. seems completely calm and quiet. But in April of 2017, the intersection is where law enforcement nabbed one of the men now accused of killing notorious gangster Whitey Bulger.

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  7. Gov. Scott increases state security for places of worshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Jewish community in Southwest Florida is processing what happened in Pittsburgh on Saturday morning. They hope to send a message of unity.

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  8. Naples nonprofit transforming lives through artRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Bill Barnett created a non-profit in Naples called the Storytellers Creative Arts in 1997 and for 20 years, he has worked with rehabilitation facilities and foundations in Southwest Florida to connect those who are struggling with arts as an outlet. "I learned singing when I was six years old," Barnett said.

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  9. Naples man arrested, drunk driving and crashing carRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Collier County Sheriff's deputies arrested Ramiro Vencentie, 20, for fleeing the scene after drunk driving and crashing his red mustang into Sawyer's Outboard Service in Naples on Saturday. In the video caught of the driving incident, Vencentie narrowly missed a light pole, jump onto a concrete parking lot, spin out of control and slam his car into Sawyer's Outboard Service building.

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  10. Business fair in Naples draws hundreds, showcases kids' entrepreneurial spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    They may be young but more than 150 business-savy kids set up at a business fair in Naples to show off their inventions and creative talents Saturday.

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  11. Naples man arrested for distributing child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A man from Naples was arrested for distributing child porn over the internet, according to Collier County Sheriff's Office. CCSO says, they received a cyber tip from Facebook that stated a user with the name Rolando Arguenta sent a file believed to depict a child sex abuse/ exploitation.

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  12. FWC investigation finds Collier restaurant owners illegally purchasing fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission investigation revealed local restaurant business owners agreed to buy fish from unlicensed sellers. Customers who spoke to WINK News said it's very concerning on a safety level as well as an ethical basis.

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  13. Collier County Community Blood Center in urgent need of donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Community Blood Center, Naples: Relocated from Downtown Naples to a new location at NCH North Naples Hospital Campus: 11190 Health Park Blvd. Naples, FL 34110, near the Brookdale entrance of the hospital. Their hours of operation are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Tuesdays from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Donors can safely give blood every 56 days.

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  14. SWFL business owners looking forward to season trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    It's been a rough summer season for businesses near Southwest Florida water, but northern neighbors are starting to pack up to return for winter. For Wanda Klopf, who owns a store near the Naples Bay, she has only been bringing in half of what she does during season.

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  15. Rebuild Florida program helping those with Irma damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A new state resource to help those stuck with Hurricane Irma damage opened it's doors in Fort Myers this week. The program, Rebuild Florida, was launched by the Department of Economic Opportunity, and connects those in need of repairs with federal assistance.

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  16. Naples woman dies after crash on Airport Pulling RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Margio Pappas-Daley was driving west on Orange Blossom Drive around 8:40 p.m., approaching a traffic light at Airport Pulling Road, Florida Highway Patrol said. Another driver was headed north on Airport Pulling Road in the inside lane approaching the intersection and Pappas-Daley collided with the left side of the second vehicle, FHP said.

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  17. Former Naples-based hospital chain to pay over $260M to resolve allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Health Management Associations, formerly a major US hospital chain located in Naples, Fla., will pay over $260-million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims related to a scheme to defraud the United States, the Justice Department announced today. knowingly billed government health care programs for inpatient services that should have been billed as outpatient or observation services.

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  18. Family of 5 looking to build their dream home left high and dry, out...Read the original story

    Sep 17, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    What should be a brand new home filled with children's laughter is still an empty lot, all because one family says the builder they hired took their deposit and didn't deliver. Instead of moving into their newly built dream home in Golden Gate Estates, the Dorval family of five is living in a cramped RV.

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  19. Naples man survives flesh-eating bacteria from Delnor-Wiggins PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A 93-year-old Naples man is lucky to have both legs after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from walking on the Delnor-Wiggins Pass beach in Collier County. "You will see the love that is out there for Roy I mean it's amazing the comments people make and he is actually become a part of the peoples lives he's part of their families," Robb said. 2 comments

  20. $70-million sports complex coming to Collier CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A sports complex, complete with several soccer fields, baseball fields, and a stadium is coming to Collier County in the near future. The county announced this complex, which will be built on a 60-acre lot and worth $70-million will be done in 3 years.

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