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  1. Dead frog found in drink at Florida Waffle HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. A Waffle House restaurant is under scrutiny from state health inspectors after a couple found a dead frog in their drink.

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  2. Tiny houses are trendy - unless they go up next doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    As he tows a 96-square-foot house around Des Moines, Joe Stevens is overwhelmed by the intense, sometimes tearful support he receives from churches, schools and service groups for his plan to use the trendy little structures to help homeless people. But when Stevens actually tried to create a village of the homes in Iowa's largest city, the response was far different.

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  3. Florida senators look to pass financial-literacy course requirement for graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida senators are renewing a push to require high-school students to pass a financial-literacy course before graduation, though at least two lawmakers are concerned about students being squeezed for time during the school day.

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  4. a PIPa car insurance repeal speeds toward House floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. An attempt to end the state's no-fault auto insurance system is on the fast track in the Florida House.

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  5. DMV partners with Nissan/Infiniti in urgent airbag recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has partnered with Nissan/INFINITI to urge Floridians owning certain 2001-2006 model year Nissan and INFINITI vehicles to immediately respond to an urgent recall notice.

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  6. Tom Petty could be honored on stretch of Alachua County highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    In this June 9, 2016 file photo, Tom Petty attends the 47th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Awards Gala in New York. TALLAHASSEE, Fla.

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  7. Lawmakers renew push to toughen texting lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. A bipartisan group of lawmakers embarked Tuesday on a road that has resulted in a dead end in the past: getting the House and Senate to make texting while driving a "primary" traffic offense in Florida.

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  8. Spencer group denies being a hatefula as UF bracesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, speaks at the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas. A day before Spencer is scheduled to speak at the University of Florida, its President W. Kent Fuchs affirmed Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, his belief in free speech but said the security costs of such an event at a public university put an unfair burden on taxpayers.

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  9. SWFL farmers may get loans to help with Irma damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Southwest Florida farmers may be eligible for federal loans to help cover damage inflicted by Hurricane Irma, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced.

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  10. `Barack Obama Highwaya proposed for Broward CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. A Democratic lawmaker this week proposed designating a stretch of road in Broward County as "President Barack Obama Highway."

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  11. Scott, Putnam seek aid for SWFL growers battered by IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. A few vendors were noticeably absent Wednesday at the first Lakes Park Farmers Market since Hurricane Irma.

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  12. a Bump stocka ban proposed in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Shooting instructor Frankie McRae illustrates the grip on an AR-15 rifle fitted with a "bump stock" at his 37 PSR Gun Club in Bunnlevel, N.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. The stock uses the recoil of the semiautomatic rifle to let the finger "bump" the trigger, making it different from a fully automatic machine gun, which are illegal for most civilians to own.

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  13. Florida nursing homes challenge order to install generatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    This Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, a patient is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma in Hollywood, Fla.

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  14. Prosecutors get extension in case against Hendry sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Prosecutors have an extra year to look into accusations Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden covered up a hit-and-run that injured a teenager.

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  15. Tallahassee teacher transferred after asking for gender-neutral pronounsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A letter sent to students from teacher Chloe Bressack, who has since been transferred to an adult education center . TALLAHASSEE, Fla.

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  16. Proposal would pay tuition at Florida collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. A South Florida Democrat filed a proposal Monday that calls for the state to pay the tuition costs of many students at state colleges.

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  17. Florida House bill targets bullying in senior communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Dubbed the "Stand Up for Seniors Act," a newly filed House bill would seek to prevent residents of 55-or-older communities from bullying and harassing other residents.

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  18. Workersa comp rates could decrease in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. State businesses could see workers' compensation insurance premiums decrease in 2018, after a tumultuous period that included a double-digit rate hike late last year and a lobbying battle about whether to revamp workers' compensation laws.

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  19. Fla. crews provide help after HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. As rain continued to pour Monday on Southeast Texas from the remains of Hurricane Harvey, crews from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission started helping move people to dry ground.

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  20. Florida bill would block use of food stamps for sodaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. A House Republican filed a proposal Friday that seeks to prevent people from using food-assistance benefits to buy soft drinks.

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