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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
- Collier County public schools asking parents to take reopening survey
Collier County public schools asking parents to take reopening survey - The Collier County Public School District is asking for help from parents. They have released a survey regarding reopening schools.
- Friday’s Coronavirus Updates: Florida positive cases reported surpass 53,000
Friday’s Coronavirus Updates: Florida positive cases reported surpass 53,000 - As of Thursday at 11 a.m., there have been 53,285 positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Florida. The case count includes 51,918 Florida residents and 1,367 non-Florida residents.
- CNN crew released from police custody after they were arrested live on air in Minneapolis
CNN crew released from police custody after they were arrested live on air in Minneapolis - A CNN crew was arrested while giving a live television report Friday morning in Minneapolis — and then released about an hour later — as the crew covered ongoing protests over the death in police custody of George Floyd. State police detained CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez, his producer and his cameraman shortly after 5 a.m.
- Hurricane prep tax ‘holiday’ gives incentive to Floridians to build supply kits
Hurricane prep tax ‘holiday’ gives incentive to Floridians to build supply kits - As we kick off hurricane season a bit early this year, Florida is giving you an incentive to build your supply kit now while saving some money. Friday through Thursday, you won’t be taxed on ice packs, batteries, flashlights, tarps, propane and even generators under $750.
- Southwest Florida weather forecast
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- Minneapolis police station torched amid George Floyd protest
Minneapolis police station torched amid George Floyd protest - Cheering protesters torched a Minneapolis police station Thursday that the department was forced to abandon as three days of violent protests spread to nearby St. Paul and angry demonstrations flared across the U.S over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer kneeled on his […].
- Online teaching shows to be effective, while some teachers ready to return to class
Online teaching shows to be effective, while some teachers ready to return to class - The Florida Department of Education is in the process of deciding whether students should return to class in the fall or stay online. Two Lee County we spoke to Thursday say they are ready to get back into the classroom.
- Collier County prepares for hurricane season
Collier County prepares for hurricane season - Many of us remember the moment Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida in 2017 — trees thrashing in strong winds and heavy rain. And that’s on the minds of many in the Naples Estates community, where neighbors remember the extensive damage from the storm.
- Unemployment: Judge says he has no ‘authority’ to order state to fix system, make immediate payments
Unemployment: Judge says he has no ‘authority’ to order state to fix system, make immediate payments - A Tallahassee judge said Thursday he cannot order the state to pay people immediately because he doesn’t have the authority, which comes as disappointment for hundreds of thousands unemployed Floridians. Serious, scared, devastated and frustrated — that is how Judge John Cooper described the people waiting to be paid their unemployment benefits and struggling to […].
- Drive-thru weddings amid pandemic in Brazil
Drive-thru weddings amid pandemic in Brazil - The phrase “love is stronger than death” rings especially true in these times of the coronavirus, and people in Brazil are taking it very seriously. Every day, dozens of couples have been taking advantage of a drive-thru wedding facility offered by a marriage registry office in Rio de Janeiro.
- State system works on blueprint to reopen state universities in fall
State system works on blueprint to reopen state universities in fall - College students might be able to step foot in a classroom this coming school year. The state university board is working to approve a blueprint for state universities that, of course, includes FGCU.
- Used cars sold by rental companies could mean good deals for consumers
Used cars sold by rental companies could mean good deals for consumers - In the wake of the coronavirus, many companies have begun to struggle financially, and with people not driving nearly as much or even searching for new or rental vehicles the same way, the auto industry has taken a hit. Hertz recently announced that it is filing for bankruptcy.
- Childhood temperament can provide windows into their future personalities
Childhood temperament can provide windows into their future personalities - The behaviors and personality your children show now could tell us what they’ll be like as an adult, but some of those behaviors can put them at greater risk of developing anxiety and depression. Experts say there are ways you can help your child overcome these issues early in life.
- Trump signs executive order targeting social media companies
Trump signs executive order targeting social media companies - President Donald Trump signed an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday, days after Twitter called two of his tweets “potentially misleading.” Speaking from the Oval Office ahead of signing the order, Trump said the move was to “defend free speech from one of the gravest dangers it has faced in American history.” “A small handful […] .
- United Way volunteers get food moving for local pantries
United Way volunteers get food moving for local pantries - United Way volunteers in Collier County are keeping busy these days. They spent Thursday unpacking and repacking seven trucks of food boxes that came from a state agency.
- Good Samaritan follows car, calls police after noticing woman being beaten
Good Samaritan follows car, calls police after noticing woman being beaten - A good Samaritan was driving along Biscayne Drive near the Charlotte/Sarasota County border when he noticed a woman in desperate need of help. His call to law enforcement may have saved her life.
- Bringing neighbors together after Golden Gate Estates fire
Bringing neighbors together after Golden Gate Estates fire - The 36th Avenue SE fire has finally been contained. But it’s caused much destruction to the Golden Gate Estates neighborhood and to the families living there.
- Sanibel charities surprise single mother with renovated home
Sanibel charities surprise single mother with renovated home - One Sanibel single mother is grateful she didn’t have to spend months isolating with her children in a small, unhealthy living space thanks to her island neighbors coming together to surprise her family. “It still does feel amazing to have someone just do something so sweet and so kind for a family like us,” said […].
- Three more Most Wanted Wednesday fugitives captured
Three more Most Wanted Wednesday fugitives captured - Three more Southwest Florida fugitives featured on Most Wanted Wednesday are now behind bars. [CAPTURED] Sundiata Hill (DOB 10/30/71) – was on the run in Lee County for failing to appear in court after an arrest for fleeing and eluding officers.
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