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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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WINK TV NEWS HEADLINES
- Hendry County to open cold weather shelters
Hendry County to open cold weather shelters - The Hendry County Sheriff’s Office announced that there will be two cold-weather shelters open on Sunday night. The sheriff’s office announced via Facebook that these shelters open at 9 p.m.
- Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in multi-car crash on Sunset Boulevard
Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in multi-car crash on Sunset Boulevard - Actor and former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has confirmed that he was behind the wheel when he was involved in a four-vehicle crash in Pacific Palisades that sent an injured woman to a hospital for treatment.
- Taxpayers face overloaded IRS as filing season opens Monday
Taxpayers face overloaded IRS as filing season opens Monday - Count 30-year-old Ethan Miller among that subset of Americans who are actually eager to file their taxes once income tax filing season opens on Monday. The financial planner who lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, is looking forward to claiming the new deductions from buying a home.
- Talks with Taliban begin in Norway
Talks with Taliban begin in Norway - A Taliban delegation led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Sunday started three days of talks in Oslo with Western government officials and Afghan civil society representatives amid a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. The closed-door meetings are taking place at a hotel in the snow-capped mountains above the Norwegian capital.
- Cold weather shelter opening in Charlotte County
Cold weather shelter opening in Charlotte County - With the temperatures forecast to reach near freezing on Sunday night, the Homeless Coalition is opening a cold-weather shelter for those who need it in Port Charlotte. The shelter is located at 1476 Kenesaw Street in Port Charlotte.
- Russia rejects UK claim of trying to replace Ukraine leader
Russia rejects UK claim of trying to replace Ukraine leader - Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday rejected a British claim that Russia was seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and that former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev was being considered as a potential candidate. Britain’s Foreign Office on Saturday also named several other Ukrainian politicians it said had links with Russian intelligence services, along […].
- Webb space telescope nears its destination almost a million miles from Earth, ready for critical mirror alignment
Webb space telescope nears its destination almost a million miles from Earth, ready for critical mirror alignment - Thirty days outbound from Earth, the James Webb Space Telescope will slip into its parking orbit nearly a million miles away on Monday, an ideal spot to scan the heavens in search of faint infrared light from the first generation of stars and galaxies. But getting there — and successfully deploying a giant sunshade, mirrors […].
- New step to curb tech giants’ power advanced by Senate panel
New step to curb tech giants’ power advanced by Senate panel - Congress has taken a new step toward reining in the market dominance of Big Tech. Bipartisan legislation advanced by a Senate panel would bar the dominant online platforms from favoring their own goods and services over those of rivals.
- All 100 lab monkeys accounted for after several escape crash
All 100 lab monkeys accounted for after several escape crash - The last of the escaped monkeys from the crash of a truck towing a trailer load of 100 of the animals was accounted for by late Saturday, a day after the pickup collided with a dump truck on a Pennsylvania highway, authorities said. Several monkeys had escaped following Friday’s collision, Pennsylvania State Police said.
- Mothers Against Drunk Driving holding first national passenger safety week
Mothers Against Drunk Driving holding first national passenger safety week - The Mothers Against Drunk Driving organization is pushing its first-ever national passenger safety week campaign. The number of people killed in crashes on the road increases almost every year across the country and right in Florida.
- Temperatures plunge Sunday night
Temperatures plunge Sunday night - We’re starting off Sunday with dreary weather with lots of clouds, drizzle, and a cold northerly breeze. The good news that WINK meteorologists expect decreasing clouds throughout the day, and we should see enough sun to get back into the mid-60s.
- Judge: Legal costs in Surfside condo collapse may reach $100M
Judge: Legal costs in Surfside condo collapse may reach $100M - A judge said Friday that the legal fees and costs associated with the deadly collapse of a Florida beachfront condominium building could reach $100 million. That’s why Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Michael Hanzman urged all sides to work toward mediated settlements of numerous claims arising from the Champlain Towers South disaster.
- Senator Kyrsten Sinema formally censured by Arizona Democratic Party
Senator Kyrsten Sinema formally censured by Arizona Democratic Party - The Arizona Democratic Party has voted to formally censure Senator Kyrsten Sinema “as a result of her failure to do whatever it takes to ensure the health of our democracy,” the party said Saturday. The announcement came just days after Sinema opposed a change to the Senate rules that could have moved Democratic-backed voting rights legislation […].
- Lehigh house fire displaces more than 10 people
Lehigh house fire displaces more than 10 people - Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District confirmed that house fire displaced at least 12 people on Saturday evening. Lehigh Acre Fire Control responded to a home fire along 39th Street W in Lehigh Acres.
- Dozens of agencies join forces to offer resources to those impacted by EF2 tornado in Iona
Dozens of agencies join forces to offer resources to those impacted by EF2 tornado in Iona - On Saturday, dozens of agencies gathered in Lee County as a way to help families affected by last week’s EF2 tornado. Many had their homes destroyed in Iona along the McGregor corridor.
- Omicron wave leaves US food banks scrambling for volunteers
Omicron wave leaves US food banks scrambling for volunteers - Food banks across the country are experiencing a critical shortage of volunteers as the omicron variant frightens people away from their usual shifts. Companies and schools that regularly supply large groups of volunteers are canceling their participation over virus fears.
- London-bound American Airlines flight returned to MIA after couple refused to wear masks
London-bound American Airlines flight returned to MIA after couple refused to wear masks - An American Airlines London-bound flight from Miami was forced to turn around Wednesday night after a couple refused to wear their masks. Flight 38 was about an hour and a half into its flight to Heathrow Airport when it circled back and returned to Miami International Airport.
- Fort Lauderdale waterfront eatery deck collapses, injuring 2 diners
Fort Lauderdale waterfront eatery deck collapses, injuring 2 diners - A group of diners fell in the water after the deck of a Florida waterfront restaurant collapsed, injuring two of them who had to be taken to a hospital. Fire officials told news outlets the diners were eating outside at the Fort Lauderdale waterfront restaurant when a portion of the deck fell.
- Fort Myers man arrested after random attacks in Lehigh Acres this month
Fort Myers man arrested after random attacks in Lehigh Acres this month - A man was arrested on Saturday afternoon following two random attacks in Lehigh Acres this month. SWFL Crime Stoppers says the suspect has been identified as Carlton Gary, 44.
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