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  1. McGuire Park renovations revitalizes neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    After improvements to McGuire Park in Port Charlotte, kids are finally able to return and enjoy the new equipment that have been much needed for quite some time. "We've been waiting for the park for quite a while because it means a lot to the kids and the community," said Nancy Triado, a regular at McGuire Park.

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  2. Maracaibo Kidspace park in Port Charlotte receiving upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A rundown playground in Port Charlotte is getting a makeover following a $146k over haul which will bring in new equipment and swings in hopes of drawing back families. The Maracaibo Kidspace park in Port Charlotte has seen better day according to residents who live close and used to play at the park.

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  3. Deputies responding to a dead body found in Port Charlotte canalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Deputies responded to a call about a man's body found in a canal near Baldwin Court around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, CCSO said.

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  4. Port Charlotte death investigation ruled a murder-suicide, CCSO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Major Crimes Unit investigators ruled the death of a Port Charlotte man and woman a murder-suicide, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. Punta Gorda could to expand medical marijuana dispensary zoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Randy Johnson suffers from emphysema, a lung disease, and he says it is important to make medical marijuana available to those who need it in Punta Gorda. "I have COPD from too many years of smoking, my lung function is about half of what normal lung function is so I get fatigued easily," Johnson said.

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  6. Port Charlotte house catches fire, investigation underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The house is located on Mineral Avenue, and officials say the fire started in the back bedroom of the house. Three fire engines, a ladder truck, an ambulance and a battalion chief responded and found heavy smoke flowing from the home.

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  7. Procedure helps SWFL woman get back to dancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Dancing like this is something she's done for years. When she had to stop, it was like a part of her was being taken away.

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  8. Port Charlotte home burns down from accidental fire started by daughterRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    James Cote, the owner of the house said the fire was started by his young daughter, when she was attempting to light a candle. "My daughter felt that her room was kind of stinky, so she thought she could light a candle herself, she went and used a match, it burnt her finger so dropped it, it landed in a plastic bag, caught fire in the closet," said Cote.

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  9. Port Charlotte community honors heroes of school bus fire for saving livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Port Charlotte community held a celebration Sunday honoring some heroes after 14 children with special needs are saved from a bus fire. Bus driver Vincent Adamo said they just did what they had to do, "If we didn't do what we did, a couple of kids wouldn't be here today."

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  10. Port Charlotte Massage Envy employee arrested for sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    An employee at Massage Envy of Port Charlotte has been arrested and terminated from his position after sexually assaulting a customer during a massage, back in April. Javarous Mcnealy, 26, was arrested on Thursday, after his DNA was found on a man who was sleeping during his massage and woke up to Mcnealy sexually assaulting him orally, Charlotte County deputies say.

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  11. Theft halts after-hour donations to Salvation ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A series of thefts at the Salvation Army, after-hours donation box has caused the organization to halt after-hour donations. Before, people could go by at anytime to drop off their donations, but due to multiple thefts that have been caught on video camera, people will have to come only when it's open.

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  12. Port Charlotte water park delay causing frustration for familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    What was originally Murdock Village, the city had plans to transform the land into a huge water park that would provide entertainment for families and kids. Developers initially proposed building the massive lost lagoon waterpark, featuring state of the art waterslides and other entertainment activities like indoor skydiving and Topgolf first.

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  13. Port Charlotte man dies in crash late Monday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    At 10:00 p.m., Dylan Eric was driving a 2001 Dodge Ram south on Cape Haze Drive north of Haitian Road. Eric failed to negotiate the curve and crashed into palm trees on the west shoulder, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

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  14. Port Charlotte beats Dunbar in first game of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Both Charlotte high and Dunbar expected their season opener to be a physical battle but what they didn't expect was their greatest opponent to be Mother Nature. Lightning-filled skies over Tarpon Stadium continued to push back this match-up's scheduled start but they played after several delays Saturday night.

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  15. Construction for Allegiant Sunseeker Resort may be delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Charlotte County rejected the resort's final site plan because it didn't include an easement for a public harbor walk. "I think the county was right for rejecting it," said Benny Lowell, of Charlotte Harbor.

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  16. Sheriffa s office investigating body found in Port CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A body was found Wednesday evening in a body of water near Veterans Boulevard, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office. We are on the scene of a death investigation in Port Charlotte.

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  17. Republican 17th Congressional District candidates vie for your voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Early voting is underway and primary day is just one week away and Campaign Central takes a closer look at Florida's 17th Congressional District. Bill Akins Port Charlotte: "I'm not an establishment person.

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  18. Contract teacher arrested at Charlotte Correctional InstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Doris Vidrine, 50, of Port Charlotte, is facing charges of introduction of contraband and commercial bribery, according to the Florida Department of Corrections Office.

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  19. Fatal crash blocks portion of US 41 in Port Charlotte MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The crash happened around 5:00 a.m. on US 41 and Veteran's Parkway. As of 7:35 a.m., southbound traffic is moving but northbound traffic on US 41 is being diverted at Murdock Circle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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  20. Port Charlotte player overcomes injury, steps up as quarterbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    August marks the return of football, and this Port Charlotte player is more excited than ever to get back on the field. If you can imagine going from the spotlight to the sideline, he said that struggle is still hard to dwell on.

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