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NBA to retire Bill Russell’s No. 6 jersey throughout the league

CNN – The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced it will permanently retire Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell‘s No.6 jersey throughout the league. Russell, who passed away on July 31 at the age of 88, won 11 NBA titles with the Boston Celtics and becomes the first player to have his number retired across all 30 teams.
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Coca-Cola’s latest bizarre flavor is here

CNN — Coca-Cola’s latest experimental, limited-time flavor is here. It’s called … wait for it … Dreamworld. And it tastes like … dreams?. “We wanted to create a dream-inspired drink that was recognizably Coca-Cola but with additional cues that bring to life the playfulness and brightness of dreams,” a company spokesperson said in an email about the product.

Forecast: Isolated cooling showers to end the week

As you head out the door this morning, temperatures will be ranging in the 70s with mostly sunny skies. Temperatures will climb into the low to mid 90s and will feel like the triple digits. As we head through the afternoon, we’ll see a mix of sun and clouds and scattered showers across SWFL.

ABC 7 wins National Edward R. Murrow Awards

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA – ABC 7 has been announced as the winner of an Edward R. Murrow Awards from The Radio Television Digital News Association. ABC 7 has been named as a 2022 National Honoree for Best Newscast. Watch our award winning entry below. BEST NEWSCAST:. Jeff Butera and Krista...

Summer’s last supermoon and meteor shower take the celestial stage tonight

(CNN) — Tonight’s sturgeon supermoon could have you dancing in the moonlight — the type that only happens three to four times per year. Named by the Native American Algonquin tribe after sturgeon fish that were more easily caught in the Great Lakes and other bodies of water during this time of year, the sturgeon moon ends 2022’s series of four supermoons, which began in May, according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac. After sunset, look toward the southeast to watch this supermoon rise. It will reach peak illumination at 9:36 p.m. ET Thursday.

Scammers targeting Florida residents over fake jury duty claims

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – The Collier County Clerk of Court and Comptroller issued a warning about a Jury Duty scam targeting Florida residents. Scammers are contacting people, claiming they missed jury duty and requesting residents pay a fine by purchasing a gift card to the Clerk’s office. Incidents...

Healthy Living: Kids Heart Challenge

FORT MYERS, Fla. – School is officially back in session and now is the time to focus on keeping kids active and mentally engaged. Emily Cooper from the American Heart Association is in the studio today and she’s here to talk about the Kid Heart Challenge. For more...