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Insurance companies shortchanged Hurricane Ian victims?

Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis confirmed the Division of Investigative and Forensic Services opened an investigation into fraud allegations based on a tip provided by Representative Bob Rommel’s Office.

Tips on smartphone safety, efficiency

On average, we check our phones nearly 100 times and spend around 5 1/2 hours on them daily. But you may not know there are some things you do on the phone to put yourself at risk.

A tale of two homes: Hurricane Ian victims trying to rebuild

Two different homes. Two different insurance companies. But JJ Wheeler and Linda Johnson have almost identical stories. Both of them feel their insurance companies aren’t shelling out the appropriate amount of money to get their homes back to normal after Hurricane Ian. It’s the same reality many Southwest Floridians share. JJ Wheeler gave WINK News’ […]

March to a Million Meals: The power of volunteers

The Harry Chapin Food Bank makes your donated dollar go further with the help of volunteers. Marylou Phillips has handed out food in Punta Gorda for 10 years. “I come in every Thursday. And that’s what I enjoy. I enjoy seeing the people enjoy helping,” Phillips said. In fact, this entire group of volunteers from […]