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College Board releases official framework for new AP African American Studies course: Where does the Governor’s administration stand?

If you have high school-aged children, you’ve probably seen the headlines. The college board released the official curriculum for its new Advanced Placement African American studies course on Feb. 1, 2023. The college board offers high school students advanced placement courses in a variety of subjects, including math, science, social studies, and now African American […]

Mold inspection and testing in Southwest Florida, an inside look at the process

Mold became a major concern following Hurricane Ian, and it’s not something to play around with. Whether your home had a small leak or a large flood, experts say you must inspect and test. If you follow those two key steps, you will avoid a lot of problems down the road. “We’ve been working seven […]

Trust & Verify: Gov. DeSantis’ claims about the COVID-19 bivalent boosters

Governor Ron DeSantis is making COVID headlines again. At a press conference on Jan. 17, 2023, DeSantis claimed that those who had gotten the COVID-19 bivalent boosters are more likely to get infected. “Joe Ladapo can talk a little bit more about it…almost every study now has said with these new boosters—you are more likely […]

Ian leaves Southwest Florida homes with mold

Mold and mildew have taken over thousands of homes across Southwest Florida. It’s a nightmare that many, including Nancy George, can’t seem to wake up from. “It gets into everything,” she said. “It’s in the walls, it’s in the floors, and it could be in the ceilings because most of them have been closed up […]

Trust & Verify: Investigating a rumor about a Coconut Point Mall incident

WINK News is investigating a rumor about an incident at Coconut Point Mall that has been circulating on social media. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office has also posted on Facebook to try to debunk the claims. The claim:  A Facebook post circulating suggested a 19-year-old woman was drugged at Coconut Point Mall after a man […]

Investigating Donald Trump’s 2018 Florida governor’s election fraud claims

Commissioner Nikki Fried called on the Department of Justice to investigate former President Donald Trump’s actions in the 2018 Florida elections after Trump posted a string of claims about the election on social media. In the letter Fried wrote, she said there was no widespread election fraud in 2018 and adds it’s a serious charge […]