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  1. Florida International Air Show a exploring fall showaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Florida International Air Show may take flight this year after all. After canceling the annual March event, the board tells WINK News they decided Tuesday night to explore a fall 2015 show, likely to be held in October.

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  2. Country musica s popularity booming in SWFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Country music's popularity is booming in Southwest Florida! In the last few months, big name artists have visited the area, such as Lee Brice, Brantley Gilbert and Alan Jackson. In April, the three day CountryLife Music Festival is coming to town.

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  3. Florida International Air Show could be rescheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.-Just days after the announcement that the Florida International Air Show in Punta Gorda was canceled, board members tell WINK News they're doing everything they can to find a way to get the show back on this year's calendar. "There's a lot of disappointment in the fans and also local businesses and the charities as well.

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  4. 90-year-old Punta Gorda man looks back on time as a Wwii P.O.W.Read the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    But he had no idea that about a year and a half later he would be taken as a prisoner after Hitler's surprise attack in an effort to split the Allied armies-better known as the Battle of the Bulge. There wasn't room for everyone to sit down so half stood while half sit-switching off every once in a while.

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  5. Punta Gorda man under arrest for illegal contracting, burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A Punta Gorda man was arrested on a variety of charges, including multiple felony counts of contracting without a license. Detectives say 30-year-old David Osteen used illegal contracting jobs to provide him with information he used to later burglarize those locations.

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  6. a oeShare the loveaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    What: on January 31, 10 am - 4 pm six unique and beautiful Punta Gorda Isles homes and three gardens will be open to tour while supporting New Operation Cooper Street and Back Pack Kidz. This is the 4th Share the Love for the Kids Home Tour is presented by Beyond Ourselves, the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Proceeds Go To: Over the past 5 years, the group has raised over $90,000 for two local organizations New Operation Cooper Street and Back Pack Kids.

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  7. Port Charlotte food bank hit with large fee to get stolen trailer backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Reverend Alexander Scotland runs Discipleship Driven Ministries, a church and food bank in Port Charlotte. Scotland has been doing charitable work for eight years, but he says he finally found a challenge he couldn't overcome.

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  8. Police: man holds home invader at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A man woke up in the middle of the night to find a stranger inside the house. Officials say their son was visiting from another state with his wife.

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  9. Police dive teams search canal in Port CharlotteRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    WINK News has confirmed this is connected to a massive police search at a home on New Year's Day. Authorities say the search is connected to an investigation at a home on Boca Grande Boulevard in Punta Gorda a week ago.

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  10. Police investigation in Punta Gorda continuesRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- WINK News is asking more questions about a mysterious crime that has ties to a gruesome scene from 2012. Police were at the scene for the majority of the day on Thursday, serving a search warrant on the property.

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  11. Police on scene of investigation in Punta GordaRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Authorities served a search warrant at a home on Boca Grande Boulevard. Details of the investigation are limited, but the home has a gruesome history.

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  12. One person dead in Punta Gorda crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Florida Highway Patrol says it happened around 2:30 Thursday morning at the intersection of Rampart Blvd. and Calcutta Rd, in Punta Gorda.

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    Dec 26, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Funeral services will be held Saturday for Charles Kondek, the Tarpon Springs officer fatally shot in the line of duty. The service will be held in Hillsborough County and many officers and deputies from Southwest Florida will be attending to pay their respects.

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    Dec 25, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Most of us are thrilled that gas prices are down and if you buy a lot of gas to make your living you're probably ecstatic. WINK News Reporter Dave Culbreth shows us what those who do that on Charlotte Harbor think about the drop in gas prices.

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  15. a The Interviewa tickets go on sale in Fort Myers, Bonita SpringsRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Wednesday marked the first day people could pre-order their tickets for "The Interview" at Edison Park 8 Cinemas in Fort Myers and it saw a steady stream of eager customers. "I'm here to buy tickets for Saturday to see 'The Interview' because this is America," said Fort Myers resident Vollen Loucks.

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    Dec 19, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The 42 Annual City of Palms Basketball Tournament tipped off yesterday and goes through the weekend at Bishop Verot High School in Fort Myers. You'll see some of the best talent in the state compete, along with special contests.

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  17. Fashion Show for Golisano Childrena s HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Tracy Connelly is the Director of Development at the Lee Memorial Health System Foundation. He stops by the WINK studio to share details about an upcoming fashion show to benefit the Golisano Children's Hospital.

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    Dec 8, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- In November, the State of Florida announced it was going to shut down a local rest area. The state says only 750 vehicles a day stop there and that's not enough to justify keeping it open.

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    Dec 8, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- WINK News is learning Private First Class Justin Johnson from Punta Gorda is expected to receive a Purple Heart for his bravery during the 2009 Fort Hood shooting.

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    Nov 25, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- In response to the grand jury's decision in Ferguson, Mo. not to indict police officer Darren Wilson, the family of Michael Brown is campaigning for all officers to wear body cameras.

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