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WINK TV CBS Marco Island – Naples SW FL Media
On March 18, 1954, WINK-TV signed-on as the first television station in Southwest Florida and has been proudly owned by the McBride Family since its first broadcast. Over the years, WINK-TV has been respected for its quality people and programming, its local news operation and the level of service to its viewers, advertisers and the community at large.
The employees of WINK-TV take great pride in being the most respected, recognized and watched television station in Southwest Florida.
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2824 Palm Beach Blvd.
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WINK TV NEWS HEADLINES
- Barbie’s Malibu Dreamhouse will be on Airbnb for $60 per night
Barbie’s Malibu Dreamhouse will be on Airbnb for $60 per night - Call three friends, jump in the bubble gum pink Jeep, and hop on the Pacific Coast Highway. The Barbie Malibu Dreamhouse is available to rent.
- Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter just became the longest-married presidential couple
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter just became the longest-married presidential couple - Twenty-six thousand seven hundred and sixty-six days — and counting. That’s more than 73 years.
- Dan Brouillette tapped by Trump to replace Rick Perry as energy secretary
Dan Brouillette tapped by Trump to replace Rick Perry as energy secretary - President Trump has tapped Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette to take Rick Perry’s place as energy secretary. Mr.
- 165,000 tons of sand on the move to replenish Naples beaches
165,000 tons of sand on the move to replenish Naples beaches - Sand on the move… More than 165,000 tons of sand is being trucked across Collier County from a mining facility in Immokalee to one of the locations to spread across Park Shore, North Park Shore, and Clam Pass Beaches. Gary McAlpin, Manager at Coastal Zone Management, says they’re currently renourishing 10,000 feet a beach near […].
- Pick it up!: Lee County dog owners caught on camera leaving poo could face big fines
Pick it up!: Lee County dog owners caught on camera leaving poo could face big fines - It’s a responsibility if you are a dog owner: cleaning up after your pet. But some people around Lee County don’t seem to be doing it, and it can cost you.
- FWC busts wildlife trafficking ring smuggling thousands of turtles
FWC busts wildlife trafficking ring smuggling thousands of turtles - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has charged two suspects for poaching thousands of Florida’s native turtles from the wild and selling them illegally in Florida, with final destinations in international markets. These charges represent the state’s largest seizure of turtles in recent history.
- WINK News’ own Breana Ross wins IES Abroad Global Citizen award
WINK News’ own Breana Ross wins IES Abroad Global Citizen award - We want to give a big congratulations to our very own reporter, Breana Ross! On Friday, she was named the International Education of Students (IES) Abroad Global Citizen of the Year for 2018.
- “Operation Green Light” waives collection surcharges for overdue traffic tickets, court fines
“Operation Green Light” waives collection surcharges for overdue traffic tickets, court fines - For one day only, the Lee County Clerk’s Office is offering Saturday hours to the public for “Operation Green Light”. This program allows anyone with a delinquent Lee County traffic ticket or court fine to save money.
- Rubber ducks helping raise funds for breast cancer testing in SWFL
Rubber ducks helping raise funds for breast cancer testing in SWFL - Catching breast cancer early can save your life, but not everyone can afford early detection. But now, rubber ducks can change that.
- Khyler Edman to be honored at Charlotte High School’s football game on Friday
Khyler Edman to be honored at Charlotte High School’s football game on Friday - Rivals will sideline their competitive spirits at Friday night’s football game to pay tribute to a young hero. Charlotte High School’s Khyler Edman died three weeks ago while protecting his little sister from a burglar.
- Cannonball Kids: Finding options for kids with cancer
Cannonball Kids: Finding options for kids with cancer - Leukemia, neuroblastoma, bone cancer and Wilms tumor are just a few of the cancers that can affect children. Some cancers have very effective therapies.
- Woman who stood on ship’s railing for selfie barred for life from cruises
Woman who stood on ship’s railing for selfie barred for life from cruises - A woman was removed from a cruise ship and banned for life by the cruise company after she climbed onto her room’s balcony railing to pose for a dangerous photo shoot over the ocean. The incident happened on board the Royal Caribbean ship Allure of the Seas as it was approaching Labadee, Haiti earlier this week.
- Jim Mattis fires back at President Trump for “overrated” insult
Jim Mattis fires back at President Trump for “overrated” insult - Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who has largely shied away from the spotlight since leaving office last December, took aim at President Trump in a speech at the 74th Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in New York Thursday night.
- Johnson & Johnson recalling 33,000 bottles of baby powder for asbestos
Johnson & Johnson recalling 33,000 bottles of baby powder for asbestos - Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled 33,000 bottles of baby powder as a precaution after federal regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in a single bottle purchased online. The New Brunswick, New Jersey-based consumer goods giant said the recall is limited to one lot of Johnson’s Baby Powder produced and shipped in the U.S.
- Tropical Storm Nestor forms in the Gulf of Mexico, targets Florida panhandle
Tropical Storm Nestor forms in the Gulf of Mexico, targets Florida panhandle - A storm in the central Gulf of Mexico became better organized Friday to form as Tropical Storm Nestor. The storm is still battling wind shear, which is clear from satellite imagery showing a very lopsided storm.
- Samsung warning: Galaxy S10 and Note 10 owners should remove their screen protectors now
Samsung warning: Galaxy S10 and Note 10 owners should remove their screen protectors now - Samsung’s new high-tech fingerprint reader on the latest Galaxy smartphones has a major flaw: It can be fooled by the residue left by your fingers on a screen protector. The company is warning customers who own the latest Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 phones to remove their screen protectors until Samsung releases a software […].
- What to do with Jason Drew
What to do with Jason Drew - Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further.
- Dr. Bart Rossi discusses Mulvaney statement
Dr. Bart Rossi discusses Mulvaney statement - Acting white house chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is under fire admitting to a quid pro quo with Ukraine. However — he released a statement rescinding what he said.
- Therapists warn against mental health patients relying solely on self help phone apps
Therapists warn against mental health patients relying solely on self help phone apps - Many adults are turning to smartphones for help with mental illness, but some counselors are urging caution about the way these self help apps are used. With technology at our fingertips, more and more people are turning to apps that can help ease anxiety and depression.
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