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DIRECTOR'S PAGE SPEED CAMERAS-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO
SHOW OPEN-CLIP SPEED CAMERAS-PKG
HEADLINES TEASE FOUR-----
A) SOUTHERN SNOW-sot tops vo in tc mon A) OBAMA THREAT-2 SHOT SOT VO
B) COLD MANATEES-vo in tc mon B) SICK CRUISE SHIP-VO TOPS
C) HOSPITAL ZONING-vo in tc mon BREAK FOUR
WX OPEN-CLIP WX OPEN-CLIP
FIRST WX-WX ANI BOX FIRST WX-WX ANI BOX
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP OBAMA CONGRESS-PLASMA
TOSS TO CHARLIE-2 SHOT BOXES OBAMA CONGRESS-PKG
FMB INVESTIGATION-REM LIVE GRIMM EXCHANGE-OC SOT OC
FMB INVESTIGATION-VO BIDEN INTERVIEW-OC SOT OC
FMB INVESTIGATION-SOT RETURN OF CRUISE SHIP-VO
FMB INVESTIGATION-REM LIVE SICK CRUISE SHIP-VO TOPS
BIG BOARD-trxSAT-LIVE-TOPS SICK CRUISE SHIP-SOT VO
ETHICS INVESTIGATION-SS STARBUCKS RECALL-TRX VO
TOSS TO GEORGE-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO FARM BILL LATEST-ONCAM
COLD MANATEES-REM LIVE FARM BILL LATEST-PKG
COLD MANATEES-PKG MARTIN AND DUNGY-OC SOT VO WIPE
COLD MANATEES-REM LIVE MARTIN AND DUNGY-SOT OC
AMAZING WX VIDEO-VO TOPS GEOTRACKING-ONCAM
LIVE LOOK AT ATL-SAT LIVE GEOTRACKING-PKG
TOSS TO JOE-OC BOXES GEOTRACKING-ONCAM
HOSPITAL ZONING-REM LIVE HEALTH OPEN-CLIP
HOSPITAL ZONING-PKG HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM
HOSPITAL ZONING-REM LIVE HEALTH MATTERS-PKG
TEASE ONE---- TEASE FIVE-----
A) NEW EAGLE VIDEO-VO TOPS A) SUPER SECURITY-2 SHOT VO
BREAK ONE B) BIGGER HALF PIPE-SOT VO
MACK NOT RUNNING-VO BREAK FIVE
DEADLY DOG VIRUS-ONCAM FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
NEW EAGLE VIDEO-VO FORECAST-WXWALL
TEASE TWO-------- TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC
A) BOAT CRASH FOLLOW TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
BREAK TWO NAPLES BANK ROBBERY-TRX SS TOPS
SOUTHERN SNOW-ONCAM BIGGER HALF PIPE-TRX SS TOPS VO IN PLASMA
SOUTHERN SNOW-PKG BIGGER HALF PIPE-PKG
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP BIGGER HALF PIPE-SS TOPS
FORECAST-WXWALL COURT BRAWL-TRX NATS TOPS VO
TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC CAR SET ON FIRE-TRX VO TOPS
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP PROPANE EXPLOSION-TRX VO TOPS
TOSS TO BRYAN-OC SS TUMBLEWEED ATTACK-VO WIPE
BOAT CRASH FOLLOW-REM LIVE TUMBLEWEED ATTACK-SOT VO
BOAT CRASH FOLLOW-PKG ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
BOAT CRASH FOLLOW-SOT A) COAST GUARD LCSO INVESTIGATION-NWSRM VO
BOAT CRASH FOLLOW-REM LIVE B) EAST NAPLES BANK ROBBERY-VOTOPS
SCOTT BUDGET-VO WIPE BREAK SIX
SCOTT BUDGET-SOT OC SUPER SECURITY-TC VIDBOX
CREDIT CARD ARREST-TRX VO SUPER SECURITY-PKG
TEASE THREE------ ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
A) SPEED CAMERAS-TRX SOT TOPS VO 5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT
BREAK THREE END TIME-CREDITS


DIRECTOR'S PAGE


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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HEADLINES


I didn't have control of my car any longer so i pulled over i started hyperventilating and thought i just tough it out."

PEOPLE STRANDED AND BEGGING FOR HELP AS ATLANTA IS IN A VIRTUAL SHUTDOWN.

NOW THE STORM THAT STOPPED CARS DEAD IN THEIR TRACKS IS BEING CALLED A KILLER.

MANATEES SEEKING WARMER WATER HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA HAS SOME WILDLIFE EXPERTS WORRIED ABOUT THEIR SURVIVAL.

LEE MEMORIAL WAS TURNED DOWN ONCE TO PUT UP A HOSPITAL IN SOUTH LEE COUNTY.

BUT NOW IT APPEARS THE FIGHT ISN'T OVER JUST YET. Return to index of stories...


A) SOUTHERN SNOW-sot tops vo in tc mon


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B) COLD MANATEES-vo in tc mon


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C) HOSPITAL ZONING-vo in tc mon


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WX OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST WX-WX ANI BOX


"Showers today, followed by a cool down"

After a warm Tuesday with highs in the lower 80s, we'll be tracking a few changes over the next couple of days as a weather system moves across the Florida peninsula. This will increase our rain prospects through Thursday, along with a brief cool down.

Mainly cloudy skies will remain overhead during the late morning and early afternoon hours, with a few passing showers from time to time. Now that the cold front has swept through the area, our winds have shifted to the north with gusts around 20mph. This chilly breeze will allow cooler air to filter down the state beginning this afternoon. Daytime highs will be significantly cooler as they top out in the upper 60s.

Tonight, cloudy to overcast skies will give way to scattered showers across the area. Overnight lows will also be about 15° cooler as they dip into the upper 40s to lower 50s by early Thursday morning.

The clouds will stay pretty thick through Thursday afternoon, even after the rain fades away. A northerly breeze will keep temperatures in the middle 60s north of the Caloosahatchee, with upper 60s to the south. Clouds look to linger through the first half of our Friday, but as high pressure builds in more sunshine should break out during the afternoon hours. This pattern will stay in place through the upcoming weekend with mainly dry weather under partly sunny skies. Winds will begin to take more of an east and southeasterly turn sending our daytime highs into the lower to middle 80s. Return to index of stories...


BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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TOSS TO CHARLIE-2 SHOT BOXES


BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW AT FOUR --

NBC2 IS AT A CRIME SCENE ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

CRIME TAPE IS AROUND A SAILBOAT AS TWO AGENCIES ARE TAKING A CLOSER LOOK.

NBC2'S CHARLIE KEEGAN JOINS US LIVE FIRST AT FOUR WITH THE DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


FMB INVESTIGATION-REM LIVE


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FMB INVESTIGATION-VO


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FMB INVESTIGATION-SOT


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FMB INVESTIGATION-REM LIVE


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BIG BOARD-trxSAT-LIVE-TOPS


BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW AT FOUR.

THE DOW PLUNGED AGAIN TODAY.

TAKE A LOOK AT THE CLOSING NUMBERS.

AT ONE POINT THIS AFTERNOON THE DOW DROPPED MORE THAN 200 POINTS. Return to index of stories...


ETHICS INVESTIGATION-SS


NEW AT FOUR--

THE HOUSE ETHICS COMMITTEE IS ENDING ITS INVESTIGATION INTO FORMER CONGRESSMAN TREY RADEL.

RADEL RESIGNED MONDAY NIGHT AFTER PLEADING GUILTY COCAINE-POSESSION CHARGES.

THE COMMITTEE NO LONGER HAS JURISDICTION OVER RADEL. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO GEORGE-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO


A WARNING FROM FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE MANATEES ARE CURRENTLY TAKING REFUGE IN THE WARM WATERS IN EAST LEE COUNTY.

BUT A BIG CONCERN IS THAT IT COULD BE PUTTING THE SEA COWS IN HARMS WAY.

NBC2 GEORGE SOLIS IS LIVE FROM THE ORANGE RIVER NEAR MANATEE PARK FIRST AT FOUR. Return to index of stories...


COLD MANATEES-REM LIVE


DO YOU LIKE WARM WATER BATHS?

THAT'S KINDA HOW YOU CAN LOOK AT THIS PHENOMENON.

THERE'S ARE ABOUT ONE HUNDRED MANATEES IN THIS F-P-L DISCHARGE CANAL ALL OF THEM ENJOYING THIS MAKE SHIFT HOTTUB

AND AS YOU CAN SEE IT CERTAINLY DRAWS OUT THE BIG CROWDS. Return to index of stories...


COLD MANATEES-PKG


BUT A CLOSER LOOK

REVEALS A DEEPER DRAW.

THESE SCARS ARE THE RESULT OF BOATERS PROPELLERS STRIKING THE GENTLE GIANTS DOWN BELOW.

MANY OUT HERE AT MANATEE PARK CAN'T HELP BUT NOTICE THE DAMAGE.

TODAY FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICIALS TOOK US OUT ON THE ORANGE RIVER TO SHOW US BOATERS NEED TO USE CAUTION UNTIL THINGS HEAT BACK UP IN THE GULF.

TAKE SOT:

"When these manatees are migrating back to the grass flats people need to be aware, they need to be aware of their surroundings and just take not and use caution." Lt. Rob Creech, FWC

"They're gorgeous but I really feel sorry for them all the scars that they have the boats and that."

-Donna Klimacek, Chicago IL.

TAKE VO:

THERE'S TYPICALLY ABOUT A 10 DEGREE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE AIR AND THE WATER.

F-W-C SAYS THEIR MAIN OBJECTIVE IS TO EDUCATE BOATERS ON THE WATER

BUT IF THEY CATCH REPEAT OFFENDERS IGNORING THE "IDLE SPEED ZONES"

THEY CAN FACE HEFTY FINES. Return to index of stories...


COLD MANATEES-REM LIVE


TONIGHT AT SIX

WE'LL SHOW YOU JUST HOW MUCH DAMAGE A BOAT PROPELLER CAN CAUSE ON ONE OF THESE GENTLE GIANTS.

LIVE FROM MANATEE PARK GS NBC2 Return to index of stories...


AMAZING WX VIDEO-VO TOPS


OUR OTHER TOP STORY OF THE DAY ---

A MESS IN THE SOUTH.

THE VIDEO AND PICTURES FROM ATLANTA ARE HEARTBREAKING--

AS WE LEARN OF CHILDREN WHO HAD TO SLEEP IN THEIR SCHOOLS, A MOTHER WHO GAVE BIRTH ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD. AND PEOPLE TRAPPED IN THEIR CARS GOING ON 20 HOURS NOW. Return to index of stories...


LIVE LOOK AT ATL-SAT LIVE


WE'RE DEFINITELY SEEING THE CALM AFTER THE STORM.

BUT NOW THE BLAME GAME BEGINS--

WHO IS AT FAULT FOR ALLOWING MILLIONS OF PEOPLE TO HIT THE ROADS AT THE SAME TIME? Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO JOE-OC BOXES


FIRST AT FOUR-

TODAY - LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM MAKES IT'S CASE TO LEE COUNTY, TRYING TO BEND THE RULES SO IT CAN BUILD A NEW HOSPITAL IN ESTERO.

BUT THAT'S NOT THE ONLY MAJOR HURDLE IT NEEDS TO CLEAR.

NBC 2S JOE ROETZ IS LIVE ALONG PELICAN COLONY BOULEVARD WITH THE LATEST AND WHAT COMES NEXT. Return to index of stories...


HOSPITAL ZONING-REM LIVE


FIRST, LEE MEMORIAL NEEDS TO CONVINCE LEE COUNTY TO CHANGE TO ZONING

ORDINANCES IN THE STRICTLY

- AT THE SAME TIME- THE HOSPITAL SYSTEM IS HOPING THE STATE

RECONSIDERS IT'S POSITION, AFTER SAYING LEE COUNTY DOESN'T NEED

ANOTHER HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


HOSPITAL ZONING-PKG


An empty field full of possibilities.

And estero advocate Phil Douglas has a good idea.

Take sot

Phil Douglas

Estero

13:36-46

The closer you are to an emergency room when you have a serious stroke

or heart attack- the better your chances for survival.

He's not the only one who filed in to a small room today to hear lee

memorial health system pitch its case to lee county.

The hospital system hopes it can get a special exception to build a

hospital off of us 41 in estero.

The 81 million dollar facility would be built 3 stories high with 80

beds- with plans to go up to 6 stories.

With the population expected to skyrocket by 200-thousand in the next

five years- Douglas says it's a life or death decision.

Take sot

14:03-13

Data clearly indicates a need for a hospital. We have to look at the

growth. What's happening in estero. Community after community being

built.

The case is now in the hands of lee county's hearing examiner, who

will make a recommendation in the next couple weeks. Return to index of stories...


HOSPITAL ZONING-REM LIVE


BIGGEST CRITIC IS NAPLES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL- WHICH IS ONLY 10 MILES

SOUTH OF HERE, AND WORRIED THIS WILL LEECH ITS PATIENTS.

- THEN THE STATE- WHICH ALREADY SHOT DOWN THE IDEA-- BUT IS IN THE

PROCESS OF RULING ON AN APPEAL.

- LIVE IN ESTERO, JOE ROETZ, NBC 2 Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE----


AN URGENT WARNING FOR DOGS OWNERS TODAY.

A POTENTIAL DEADLY VIRUS IS SWEEPING PARTS OF OUR AREA.

WE'LL HAVE THE NEW MESSAGE.

AND THINGS ARE GETTING A LITTLE CROWDED IN THE NORTH FORT MYERS EAGLE NEST.

NBC2 WITH NEW VIDEO AT FOUR. Return to index of stories...


A) NEW EAGLE VIDEO-VO TOPS


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BREAK ONE


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MACK NOT RUNNING-VO


NBC2 HAS LEARNED FORMER U.S. CONGRESSMAN CONNIE MACK WILL NOT RUN FOR TREY RADEL'S SEAT.

MACK REPRESENTED SOUTHWEST FLORIDA FOR 8 YEARS --

IN 2012 HE MADE A RUN FOR U.S. SENATE BUT LOST TO BILL NELSON.

HE TOLD NBC2 TODAY HE IS *NOT A CANDIDATE FOR THE EMPTY SEAT IN THE HOUSE. Return to index of stories...


DEADLY DOG VIRUS-ONCAM


DOG OWNERS LISTEN UP THERE'S A PARVOVIRUS OUTBREAK.

LEE COUNTY DOMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES IS REPORTING A SPIKE IN CASES OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS.

IF YOU OWN A DOG, D-A-S WANTS YOU TO MAKE SURE THEIR SHOTS ARE UP TO DATE.

IF THEY'RE NOT, YOU SHOULD KEEP THEM AWAY FROM OTHER ANIMALS.

PARVO IS SPREAD FROM DOG TO DOG BY DIRECT OR INDIRECT CONTACT WITH THEIR FECES. Return to index of stories...


NEW EAGLE VIDEO-VO


THE EAGLE'S NEST IN NORTH FORT MYERS MAY BE GETTING A LITTLE CROWDED.

NEW VIDEO IS OUT TODAY FROM DICK PRITCHETT REALTY --

MOM AND DAD -- HARRIETT AND OZZIE ARE HAVING A TOUGH TIME -- AD LIB --

THE EAGLETS YOU CAN SEE THERE -- WERE BORN LAST MONTH. THEY WON'T LEAVE THE NEST UNTIL THEY'RE ABOUT THREE MONTHS OLD. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO--------


ITS HAPPENED AGAIN.

ANOTHER BOAT SLAMS INTO A SANDBAR OFF THE COAST OF COLLIER COUNTY.

FIRST AT FOUR WE SPEAK WITH EXPERTS TO FIND OUT IF THERE'S ANYTHING THAT CAN BE DONE. Return to index of stories...


A) BOAT CRASH FOLLOW


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BREAK TWO


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SOUTHERN SNOW-ONCAM


SEVERAL PEOPLE ARE DEAD --

THIS WICKED WEATHER PROVING TO BE A MAJOR WAKEUP CALL FOR PEOPLE ACROSS THE SOUTH.

CHRIS CLACKUM HAS OUR STORY. Return to index of stories...


SOUTHERN SNOW-PKG


WHILE MUCH OF THE SOUTH IS DIGGING OUT FROM A STRONG WINTER SNOW STORM, METROPOLITAN ATLANTA, HOME TO MORE THAN 5-MILLION PEOPLE, LITERALLY GROUND TO HALT.

AT THE HEIGHT OF THE TRAFFIC JAM. ABANDONED CARS AND TRUCKS LITTERED THE HIGHWAYS AND THE NATIONAL GUARD HAD TO BE CALLED IN TO HELP STRANDED MOTORISTS.

"Didn't have control of my car any longer so i pulled over i started hyperventilating and thought i would just tough it out.

YVONNE PENNINGTON DID TOUGH IT OUT THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT UNTIL HER SON WAS ABLE TO REACH HER THIS MORNING.

"I'm glad she's ok, it's going to be a treck getting back home but a least we're together.

THIS IS THE SCENE PLAYING OUT ALL OVER ATLANTA AND THE SOUTH.

THOUSANDS OF SCHOOL STUDENTS WERE ALSO STRANDED OVERNIGHT AND WERE FORCED TO SHELTER IN PLACE BEFORE BEING REUNITED WITH THEIR PARENTS TODAY.

THE GOVERNOR OF GEORGIA IS CLOSING STATE GOVERNMENT THURSDAY AND ASKING BUSINESSES TO DO THE SAME WHILE OFFICIALS DEAL WITH THE ROADS.

Ga. :xx -:xx

"We can't do that if there are vehicles still scattered all over the roadways."

MEANWHILE THE GOVERNOR IS TAKING HEAT FOR WHAT HAPPENED DURING THE STORM STORM.

Ga. :xx -:xx

"Well if we closed the city of atlanta and our interstate system based on maybes then we would not be a very productive gov't or a city."

THE MAYOR OF ATLANTA IS ALSO ON THE DEFENSIVE.

Atlanta :xx -:xx

"I understand that people are frustrated and angry."

/ flash /

"We made a mistake by not staggering when people should leave."

BUT THE RARE SOUTHERN STORM WASN'T A BAD EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE.

AT EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, WHERE IT RARELY SNOWS, THE STORM HAD A WAY OF TURNING COLLEGE STUDENTS INTO KIDS AGAIN. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

"Showers today, followed by a cool down"

After a warm Tuesday with highs in the lower 80s, we'll be tracking a few changes over the next couple of days as a weather system moves across the Florida peninsula. This will increase our rain prospects through Thursday, along with a brief cool down.

Mainly cloudy skies will remain overhead during the late morning and early afternoon hours, with a few passing showers from time to time. Now that the cold front has swept through the area, our winds have shifted to the north with gusts around 20mph. This chilly breeze will allow cooler air to filter down the state beginning this afternoon. Daytime highs will be significantly cooler as they top out in the upper 60s.

Tonight, cloudy to overcast skies will give way to scattered showers across the area. Overnight lows will also be about 15° cooler as they dip into the upper 40s to lower 50s by early Thursday morning.

The clouds will stay pretty thick through Thursday afternoon, even after the rain fades away. A northerly breeze will keep temperatures in the middle 60s north of the Caloosahatchee, with upper 60s to the south. Clouds look to linger through the first half of our Friday, but as high pressure builds in more sunshine should break out during the afternoon hours. This pattern will stay in place through the upcoming weekend with mainly dry weather under partly sunny skies. Winds will begin to take more of an east and southeasterly turn sending our daytime highs into the lower to middle 80s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC


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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TOSS TO BRYAN-OC SS


NEW AT FOUR.

A BOATER IS RECOVERING AFTER RUNNING INTO A SANDBAR OFF THE COLLIER COUNTY COAST.

IT HAPPENED IN AN AREA NEAR WHERE SEVERAL BOATERS WERE INJURED TWO WEEKS AGO IN A SIMILAR INCIDENT.

NBC2'S BRYAN ANDERSON IS LIVE WITH NEW FINDINGS. Return to index of stories...


BOAT CRASH FOLLOW-REM LIVE


CHANNEL MARKER 27A IS OFF THE COAST HERE NEAR KEEYWAYDIN.

AND TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA HOW DANGEROUS SITUATIONS LIKE THIS CAN BE.

IT'S LIKE GOING FROM WATER SUDDENLY TO DRY LAND INSTANTLY. Return to index of stories...


BOAT CRASH FOLLOW-PKG


THE AVERAGE SPEED IN THESE INNER CHANNELS IS 30 MILES PER HOUR ACCORDING TO THE COMPANY TOW BOAT U-S.

IF YOU USE NEWTON'S LAW OF MOTION THAT'S A 60 MILES PER HOUR IMPACT.

THE 71 YEAR OLD NAPLES RESIDENT YESTERDAY WAS GOING FROM MARCO TO NAPLES WHEN THEY RAN AGROUND.

IT HAPPENED AROUND 4 YESTERDAY AS THE WATER WAS HEADING OUT FOR LOW TIDE.

EVEN IN HIGH TIDE, THOUGH, WE SAW TODAY THE WATER IS ONLY ABOUT A FOOT AND A HALF DEEP THERE.

HER HUSBAND SAYS IT THREW HIS WIFE FORWARD INJURING HER WRISTS ON A TABLE ON THEIR BOAT.

SHE WAS MEDFLIGHTED TO LEE MEMORIAL AS A PRECAUTION.

TOW BOAT CAPTAIN MIKE HEBERT SAYS SHE'S FORTUNATE IT WASN'T WORSE.

Mass in motion, you're going to bounce off your counsel. You might get pitched from the boat.

20:18:53

Just think about walking into a wall at your house.

=HIS IS THE SECOND BOAT TO RUN AGROUND AT THE VERY SPOT IN THE PAST TWO WEEKS.

BOTH CAUSING SERIOUS INJURIES.

AT 5:30, YOU WON'T BELIEVE HOW MANY RESCUES CAPTAIN HEBERT SAYS HE RESPONDED TO THERE IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS.

WE'RE LIVE ON ISLES OF CAPRI, BRYAN ANDERSON, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


BOAT CRASH FOLLOW-SOT


Mass in motion, you're going to bounce off your counsel. You might get pitched from the boat.

20:18:53

Just think about walking into a wall at your house.

=HIS IS THE SECOND BOAT TO RUN AGROUND AT THE VERY SPOT IN THE PAST TWO WEEKS.

BOTH CAUSING SERIOUS INJURIES.

AT 5:30, YOU WON'T BELIEVE HOW MANY RESCUES CAPTAIN HEBERT SAYS HE RESPONDED TO THERE IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS.

WE'RE LIVE ON ISLES OF CAPRI, BRYAN ANDERSON, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


BOAT CRASH FOLLOW-REM LIVE


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SCOTT BUDGET-VO WIPE


TODAY GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT IS PROPOSING THE NEW STATE BUDGET FOR NEXT YEAR.

THE GOVERNOR WANTS TO ADD 130-MILLION DOLLARS TO THE BUDGET AS A PART OF THE EVERGLADES RESTORATION --

WHICH INCLUDES LIMITING THE IMPACTS OF LAKE OKEECHOBEE FRESH WATER RELEASES INTO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER.

AND SPEEDING UP THE COMPLETION OF THE C-34 RESERVIOR TO HELP KEEP FRESH WATER RELEASES FROM FLOWING INTO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


SCOTT BUDGET-SOT OC


"This budget also reserves funds and pays back money the previous administration raided from the budget stabilization fund."

THE BUDGET ALSO CALLS FOR ADDING NEARLY 550-MILLION DOLLARS TO PUBLIC EDUCATION AND ABOUT 500-MILLION IN TAX CUTS. Return to index of stories...


CREDIT CARD ARREST-TRX VO


A COUPLE ACCUSED OF STEALING A CREDIT CARD AND GOING ON A SHOPPING SPREE IS NOW FACING CHARGES.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY SIXTA RIVERA AND ALFREDO MEDINA STOLE THE CREDIT CARD FROM AN UNLOCKED CAR IN LEHIGH ACRES.

SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWS THE COUPLE IN WALMART AND WALGREENS.

CRIMESTOPPERS SAY AN ANONYMOUS TIP POINTED THEM TO THE MEDINAS.

ONCE THE COUPLE WAS CONTACTED BY DEPUTIES,

THEY TURNED THEMSELVES IN THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE------


"i was clocked at 51 miles per hour, which a math teacher figured out is physically impossible for me to be going that fast."

THEY'RE SUPPOSED TO CATCH SPEEDERS IN THE ACT, BUT NOW SPEED CAMERAS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE CATCHING HEAT FOR NOT WORKING.

WE'LL INVESTIGATE. Return to index of stories...


A) SPEED CAMERAS-TRX SOT TOPS VO


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BREAK THREE


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SPEED CAMERAS-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO


CAUGHT IN THE ACT--

ALMOST TWO DOZEN STATES USE TRAFFIC CAMERAS TO CATCH DRIVERS SPEEDING AND RUNNING RED LIGHTS.

BUT NOW THERE ARE NEW QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW OFTEN THEY'RE WRONG.

ONE CITY HAS LAUNCHED AN INVESTIGATION BECAUSE OF SO MANY MISTAKES.

JIM AVILA INVESTIGATES. Return to index of stories...


SPEED CAMERAS-PKG


IT'S THE FLASH OUT OF NOWHERE. WHEN YOU DON'T EXPECT IT, SOMETIMES WHEN

YOU DON'T DESERVE IT.

A BALTIMORE INTERSECTION. THIS DRIVER IS HAS CLEARLY STOPPED. BUT THE

UNMANNED SPEED CAMERA CITES THE CAR. BRAKE LIGHTS ON AND TRAFFIC WHIZZING

IN FRONT OF IT. FOR GOING38 MILES PER HOUR IN A 25 MILE PER HOUR ZONE.

A COSTLY MISTAKE AT 40 BUCKS A TICKET. AMONG THE DOCUMENTED 10 PERCENT

ERROR RATE FOR SPEED CAMERAS IN BALTIMORE. SOME INDIVIDUAL CAMERAS OFF BY

AS MUCH AS 50 PERCENT ACCORDING TO AN AUDIT LEAKED TO THE BALTIMORE SUN THAT

HAS THE CITY COUNCIL INVESTIGATING.

NATIONWIDE ABOUT HALF THE STATES USE CAMERAS.CHEAPER AND EASIER THAN

RADAR GUNS. BUT CLASS ACTION SUITS IN OHIO AND NEW YORK ATTACK THEIR

RELIABILITY. LOS ANGELES STOPPED ISSUING CAMERA TICKETS ALTOGETHER.

THIS MARYLAND DRIVER VIDEOTAPED HIS SPEED. 10 MILES BELOW THE LIMIT.

THE SPEED CAMERA TICKETED HIM FOR 10 MILES OVER.

NATS

SCHOOL TEACHER ERIN GRUNDEN GOT 5 TICKETS LEAVING HIS MARYLAND SCHOOL.

SOT ERIN: "I WAS CLOCKED AT 51 MILES PER HOUR, WHICH A MATH TEACHER FIGURED

OUT IS PHYSICALLY IMPOSSIBLE FOR ME TO BE GOING THAT FAST."

HER 10 YEAR OLD HONDA COULDN'T REACH THAT SPEED IN THE SHORT DISTANCE FROM

SCHOOL DRIVEWAY TO TICKET CAMERA. IN ALL 22 TEACHERS WERE TICKETED HERE

SOT FINNEUS: "IF YOU GIVE COMPANIES AN INCENTIVE TO TICKET MORE LOW AND

BEHOLD THEY WILL TICKET MORE."

CALIFORNIA HAS BANNED PER TICKET FEES. BUT ADVOCATES SAY CAMERAS SLOW

PEOPLE DOWN.

SOT AVILA: "SOME CITIES , ARE USING CAMERAS IN NEW WAYS. THIS ONE IS

MONITORING A STOP SIGN, NOT A STOP LIGHT, IF YOU ROLL THROUGH IT, THE

CAMERA WILL CLICK."

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TEASE FOUR-----


PRESIDENT OBAMA'S NEW MESSAGE OR NEW THREAT?

I intend to keep trying, with or without Congress, to help stop more tragedies from visiting innocent Americans

WITH OR WITHOUT CONGRESS THE BIG THEME DURING THE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS.

FIRST AT FOUR HEAR WHAT OUR ELECTED LAWMAKERS NOW HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE SPEECH.

ITS NOW BEING CALLED THE WORST ILLNESS OUTBREAK ON A CRUISE SHIP IN 20 YEARS.

FIRST AT FOUR WE'LL SHOW YOU JUST WHAT THOUSANDS OF PASSENGERS FACED DURING THEIR VACATION NIGHTMARE. Return to index of stories...


A) OBAMA THREAT-2 SHOT SOT VO


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B) SICK CRUISE SHIP-VO TOPS


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BREAK FOUR


Break Four hits at 04:26:57 Return to index of stories...


WX OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST WX-WX ANI BOX


"Showers today, followed by a cool down"

After a warm Tuesday with highs in the lower 80s, we'll be tracking a few changes over the next couple of days as a weather system moves across the Florida peninsula. This will increase our rain prospects through Thursday, along with a brief cool down.

Mainly cloudy skies will remain overhead during the late morning and early afternoon hours, with a few passing showers from time to time. Now that the cold front has swept through the area, our winds have shifted to the north with gusts around 20mph. This chilly breeze will allow cooler air to filter down the state beginning this afternoon. Daytime highs will be significantly cooler as they top out in the upper 60s.

Tonight, cloudy to overcast skies will give way to scattered showers across the area. Overnight lows will also be about 15° cooler as they dip into the upper 40s to lower 50s by early Thursday morning.

The clouds will stay pretty thick through Thursday afternoon, even after the rain fades away. A northerly breeze will keep temperatures in the middle 60s north of the Caloosahatchee, with upper 60s to the south. Clouds look to linger through the first half of our Friday, but as high pressure builds in more sunshine should break out during the afternoon hours. This pattern will stay in place through the upcoming weekend with mainly dry weather under partly sunny skies. Winds will begin to take more of an east and southeasterly turn sending our daytime highs into the lower to middle 80s. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA CONGRESS-PLASMA


TODAY AMERICANS ARE REACTING TO PRESIDENT OBAMA'S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS AS HIS THREAT OF USING EXECUTIVE ACTION TO GET HIS WAY.

FRESH OFF HIS SPEECH THE PRESIDENT IS HITTING THE ROAD TRYING TO DRUM UP SUPPORT FOR HIS NEW AGENDA.

NBC'S STEVE HANDLESMAN SHOWS US THE REACTION. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA CONGRESS-PKG


PRESIDENT OBAMA WENT TO A COSTCO OUTSIDE D-C

TO PUSH RAISING THE MINIMUM WAGE. ONE OF HIS STATE OF THE UNION THEMES.

COSTCO WORKERS AVERAGE MORE THAN DOUBLE THE 7-25 FEDERAL MINIMUM.

"If you work hard you should be able to pay your rent,

buy your groceries, look after your kids."

HE'S ORDERING A HIKE TO 10 DOLLARS 10 CENTS FOR WORKERS ON NEW FEDERAL PROJECTS.

"While congress decides whether IT'S going to raise the minimum wage or not - people outside of Washington are not waiting for congress - and I'm not either."

THAT'S A NEW OBAMA VOW: TO GO IT ALONE WHEN HE CAN TO HELP THE WORKING CLASS.

HERE AT COSTCO

A LOT OF PEOPLE FAVOR THAT

Steve question: "You're not an obama supporter but you like the idea of him taking action on his own?

Answer: "I do. The republicans, after the whole gridlock mess -

they've lost a lot of clout in my book."

BUT, SOME OF THOSE REPUBLICANS ARE OBJECTING.

Michigan :xx-:xx

"And in America, we DO have a president - we DON'T have a king!"

AND, AS MR. OBAMA WENT TO A STEEL MILL IN PITTSBURGH TO TALK UP THE NEW MyRA RETIREMENT BOND THAT HE'S SETTING UP ON HIS OWN. REPUBLICANS BLAMED HIM FOR LOW WAGE U-S WORKERS DOING WORSE.

Wyoming :xx-:xx

"Unfortunately - under the president's health care law - we see more and more people being forced into part time work - a part time economy."

PARTISAN BATTLING? THAT'S STILL FULL TIME WORK IN WASHINGTON.

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audio outcue: I'm Steve Handelsman, NBC News, Return to index of stories...


GRIMM EXCHANGE-OC SOT OC


A CONGRESSMAN FROM NEW YORK HAS APOLOGIZED FOR PHYSICALLY THREATENING A REPORTER.

IT WAS ALL CAUGHT ON CAMERA --.

A REPORTER TRIED TO ASK CONGRESSMAN MICHAEL GRIMM ABOUT A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION INTO HIS 2010 CAMPAIGN FUNDRAISING--

HERE'S WHAT HAPPENED.

Reporter: Just finally before we let you go, since we have you here, we haven't had a chance.

Grimm: I'm not speaking about anything that's off-topic. This is only about the president's speech.

Reporter: But what about. All right so Congressman Michael Grimm does not want to talk about some of the allegations concerning his campaign finances. We wanted to get him on camera on that but he as you saw refused to talk about that. Back to you.

Reporter: Why?

Grimm: Let me be clear to you. If you ever do that to me again. I'll throw you off this f***ing balcony.

Reporter: Why, why, I just wanted to ask you.

Grimm: If you ever do that to me again.

Reporter: Why. Why. It's a valid question.

Grimm: Inaudible. No. no. you're not man enough. you're not man enough. I'll break you in half like a boy.

GRIMM DEFENDED HIS ACTIONS SAYING--

GRIMM SAID, "I DOUBT THAT I AM THE FIRST MEMBER OF CONGRESS TO TELL OFF A REPORTER, AND I AM SURE I WON'T BE THE LAST."

THEN APOLOGIZED. Return to index of stories...


BIDEN INTERVIEW-OC SOT OC


VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN ISN'T SAYING HE WON'T RUN FOR PRESIDENT IF HILLARY CLINTON RUNS.

i haven't made a decision on what i'm going to do democrats in the field it will be whether or not I feel I have a chance to really move this country in a direction in believe in and I can get that done

CLINTON'S SAID SHE'LL DECIDE BY THE END OF THIS YEAR WHETHER SHE'LL LAUNCH A SECOND BID FOR THE WHITE HOUSE. Return to index of stories...


RETURN OF CRUISE SHIP-VO


FIRST AT FOUR.

A CRUISE SHIP WITH NEARLY 700 PASSENGERS HAS RETURNED TO PORT IN NEW JERSEY.

THE CDC IS RECOMMENDING THAT PEOPLE WHO STILL HAVE SYMPTOMS BE HOUSED IN NEARBY HOTELS OR SEEN AT MEDICAL FACILITIES.

HEALTH INVESTIGATORS SUSPECT A NOROVIRUS IS TO BLAME.

IF IT IS, THE CDC SAYS IT WOULD BE ONE OF THE WORST CRUISE SHIP NOROVIRUS OUTBREAKS IN 20 YEARS. Return to index of stories...


SICK CRUISE SHIP-VO TOPS


WE'RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT WHAT IT WAS LIKE ONBOARD THAT CRUISE SHIP--

WHERE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE BECAME SICK.

STAFF SANITIZED SURFACES AND ISOLATED SICK PASSENGERS FROM THE REST --

WE KNOW ROYAL CARRIBEAN DID PROVIDED A 50 PERCENT REFUND, FREE DRINKS AND SPENDING MONEY ABOARD THE SHIP. Return to index of stories...


SICK CRUISE SHIP-SOT VO


There are definitely disgruntled people on this ship, there's no doubt about it. However I think most people on this ship feel we've been more than compensated. They are going out of their way to make everyone happy on this ship.

THE SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION IS LIKELY TO INCLUDE IF FOODS WERE POSSIBLY CONTAMINATED. IF AN INFECTED PASSENGER MAY HAVE BOARDED THE SHIP OR IF THE VIRUS WAS ALREADY ON BOARD BEFORE THE SHIP SET SAIL. Return to index of stories...


STARBUCKS RECALL-TRX VO


A NEW CONSUMER ALERT AT FOUR.

NEARLY 30-THOUSAND BODUM COFFEE PRESSES ARE BEING RECALLED.

THE GLASS CARAFE CAN FALL OUT OF THE METAL FRAME AND BREAK OR SHATTER.POSING BURN HAZARDS TO CONSUMERS.

THE PRESSES WERE SOLD EXCLUSIVELY AT STARBUCKS LAST NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER FOR ABOUT 40 DOLLARS.

SO FAR, THERE HAVE BEEN ABOUT FOUR REPORTS OF MINOR INJURIES.

IF YOU HAVE ONE, STOP USING IT AND RETURN IT TO THE STARBUCKS WHERE IT WAS PURCHASED. Return to index of stories...


FARM BILL LATEST-ONCAM


CUTS TO THE FOOD STAMP PROGRAM ARE A STEP AWAY FROM BECOMING A REALITY.

THE FARM BILL PASSED THE HOUSE.

BUT FOR THE REST OF US, WE COULD SEE EVEN BIGGER IMPACTS AT THE GROCERY STORE.

DANIELLE LEIGH GIVES US SOME PERSPECTIVE. Return to index of stories...


FARM BILL LATEST-PKG


DAIRY FARMER CHUCK FRY IS CELEBRATING THE RECENT PROGRESS ON THE FARM BILL.

HE'S BEEN RUNNING HIS MARYLAND FARM.

WITHOUT ANY CERTAINTY HE'LL HAVE THE DISASTER PROTECTION HE NEEDS.

Sot: Chuck Fry / President of Rocky Point Farms

"If we have a drought and we need to have a profit protection in place the insurance picks up that portion that's big for us it keeps us going another year."

THE HOUSE PASSED FARM BILL.

ENDS DIRECT SUBSIDIES TO FARMERS.

OPTING INSTEAD FOR A LOSS BASED INSURANCE PROGRAM.

IT DOESN'T INCLUDE GOVERNMENT IMPOSED PRODUCTION LIMITS FOR MILK PRODUCERS.

BUT IT DOES MAINTAIN STRICT LABELING ABOUT THE ORIGIN OF BEEF.

IT ALSO CLOSES A LOOPHOLE ALLOWING SOME PEOPLE TO ARTIFICIALLY QUALIFY FOR FOOD ASSISTANCE.

BUT PROTECTS MILLIONS OF AMERICANS FROM LOSING THEIR FOOD STAMPS THROUGH CUTS ORIGINALLY SUGGESTED IN THE HOUSE.

Sot: Rep. Kurt Schrader

"This is a hard fought compromise everyone got a little everyone gave a little."

TO SOME, A NEAR MIRACLE.

Sot: Rep. Frank Lucas / House Chairman Agriculture Committee

"In the environment we work together in this farm bill might not be quite defined by most people as a miracle but its amazingly close."

THE AGREEMENT NOW HEADS TO THE SENATE,

WHERE ITS LIKELY TO PASS.

Sot: Sen. Debbie Stabenow / Chairwoman Senate Committee on Agriculture

"We made major reforms that eliminate things that don't work and strengthen things that do."

NOW AFTER YEARS OF WAITING. FARMERS LIKE CHUCK. MAY FINALLY HAVE ONE LESS THING TO WORRY ABOUT.

THE SENATE COULD TAKE UP THE FARM BILL AS EARLY AS TOMORROW.

AND THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS THE PRESIDENT WILL SIGN IT, IF IT REACHES HIS DESK. Return to index of stories...


MARTIN AND DUNGY-OC SOT VO WIPE


MIAMI DOLPHINS PLAYER JONATHAN MARTIN WHO LEFT THE TEAM MID-SEASON AFTER HE CLAIMS HE WAS BULLIED IS SPEAKING OUT.

It was comments-- particularly comments of-- a racial nature. You know, aggressive-- sexual comments related to my sister, or my mother.

MARTIN

I've spoken to my teammates-- on other-- or, former teammates in other locker rooms. Across the NFL. is this normal rookie hazing? And you know, the consensus was this is not normal.

JONATHAN MARTIN SAYS IT WAS OTHER PLAYERS BEISDES RICHIE INCOGNITO THAT PARTICIPATED IN THE HAZING.

INCOGNITO WAS SUSPENDED FROM THE TEAM. Return to index of stories...


MARTIN AND DUNGY-SOT OC


JONATHN MARTINid menti members of the organization k I was struggling.

ONY DUNGY:

Who did y to?

JONATHAN M

I-- I had some conversationses-- immediately above medn't get into specificsnot supposed to, you knoe/unquote, "snitch" on ates.

I didn't semy place to go above t leaders on thive line, and talk to mes about my teammates.

Y DUNGY:

Youed there was no one specident. ome point during this past season you thinking about leaving the teal me what led up t

JONATHAN MARTIN:

It nding pae season. And it ge point where a lot of things were chnging. And-- I had to ryself fsituation for my own health.

MARTIN SAYS HE HOPES TO PLAY AGAIN NEXT SEASON. Return to index of stories...


GEOTRACKING-ONCAM


STRANGERS MAY BE ABLE TO TRACK YOUR EXACT LOCATION, AND YOU MAY NOT BE AWARE OF IT.

CERTAIN APPS ON YOUR SMART PHONE USE A TECHNOLOGY CALLED GEOTAGGING TO ENHANCE SERVICES, BUT IT CAN ALSO REVEAL YOUR EXACT LOCATION.

IT OFTEN HAPPENS THROUGH POSTS OF PHOTOS YOU TAKE AND SHARE.

JOSH GREEN BRINGS US THE WARNING. Return to index of stories...


GEOTRACKING-PKG


FUNNY WHAT YOU CAN FIND OUT ABOUT A STRANGER THESE DAYS.

JUST LOOKING ON AN APP CALLED BANJO WE COULD SEE EVERYONE WHO HAD GEO-TAGGING TURNED ON AND HAD POSTED THINGS TO THEIR SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES.

ONE OF THOSE WAS AN UNSUSPECTING FINANCIAL FINANCIAL PLANNER.

ON TWITTER HE HAD POSTED HE WAS ABOUT TO EAT CHICKEN AND WAFFLES.

LITTLE DID TRAVIS SICKLE KNOW, EMBEDDED IN THAT INNOCENT MESSAGE WAS HIS EXACT LOCATION. 18TH ST N AND CENTRAL AVE.,THE BURG BAR AND GRILL.

"You just walked right in here and caught me off guard."

WHEN IT COMES TO TWEETING, TRAVIS IS PRETTY MUCH A PRO. MORE THAN 17-HUNDRED TWEETS.

"Did you know it was that precise?"

"No. I had no idea."

"I think you just want to know that you have control over it really. Because you don't want to be going places and have people tracking where you're going, popping into restaurants while you're eating saying 'hey - I know who you are, but you don't know who I am."

"The GPS is pretty accurate to pin you down to about 15 feet."

KELLI BURNS TEACHES AT UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA'S SCHOOL OF MASS COMMUNICATIONS.

SOCIAL MEDIA AND GEO-TAGGING ARE OFTEN BIG TOPICS OF DISCUSSION IN THE CLASSROOM.

"A lot of people don't realize how much information they are putting out there about themselves."

"This information can be used to find out where they are or find out where they're not."

TRAVIS SAYS HE'LL PROBABLY USE IT STILL FOR WORK.TO HELP TELL PEOPLE ABOUT HIS JOB AND WHAT EXPOS HE'S AT.

BUT THE CHICKEN AND WAFFLES GEO-TAGS, THAT WILL PROBABLY BE TURNED OFF FROM NOW ON.

"To know where everybody is. I know the World's connected today but sometimes maybe you don't want to be connected. Maybe you just want to be going about your day. If people know where you are, it's kind of freaky." Return to index of stories...


GEOTRACKING-ONCAM


JOSH GREEN REPORTING.

THE BEST WAY TO GUARD AGAINST THIS IS TO CHECK THE SETTINGS ON YOUR PHONE AND TURN OFF GEOTAGGING SERVICES. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH OPEN-CLIP


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HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM


A SIMPLE, PAINLESS TEST IS BEING USED TO DETECT HEART DEFECTS IN NEWBORNS.

IT'S NOT REQUIRED IN FLORIDA--

BUT IT'S BEING GIVEN TO EVERY BABY BORN WITHIN LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM.

AMY OSHIER HAS MORE IN TODAYS HEALTH MATTERS. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-PKG


ONE OF THE SIMPLEST TESTS PERFORMED ON NEWBORNS IN THE HOSPITAL MAY BE ONE OF THE MOST VALUABLE. CALLED PULSE OXIMETRY, A CHEAP, NON-INVASIVE TEST CHECKS FOR SERIOUS HEART DEFECTS.

DR. VANESSA GOMEZ/PEDIATRIC HOSPITALIST

RUNS:

3:59 We put an oxygen saturation probe on one of their fingers on their right hand and then another oxygen sat probe on one of their feet and we just measure their oxygen levels. If there's a discrepancy or it's too low, then that prompts us to do further investigation of the heart.

AMY OSHIER/REPORTING

RUNS:

Heart malformations are the most common kind of birth defect, affecting an estimated one out of 100 births worldwide. In 25% of cases, the defects are life-threatening. But the diagnosis may be missed, because in the first few days of life nothing may look or sound wrong.

DR. VANESSA GOMEZ/PEDIATRIC HOSPITALIST

RUNS:

3:06: The signs of a critical congenital heart defect vary tremendously. They vary from a patient being very sick and being cyanotic or blue, to a patient that looks fine and is feeding okay.

SCREENING COSTS ABOUT A DOLLAR PER BABY AND TAKES ONLY SECONDS TO PERFORM.

2-SHOT CAROL, AMY DEMO

RUNS:

:20 We like the infant to stay with the mothers at all times, so we take the equipment into the room.

USING A BAND-AID LIKE WRAP WITH A LIGHT SENSOR INSIDE, TECHNICIANS LOOK FOR OXYGEN LEVELS BELOW 90% OR A DISCREPANCY OF GREATER THAN 3% BETWEEN HAND AND FOOT. THESE RAISE A RED FLAG.

CAROL LAWRENCE/PROGRAM DIRECTOR

RUNS:

4:10 This test has a strong ability to detect infants that have the defect.

MOST STATES REQUIRE A PULSE OXIMETRY TEST BEFORE BABIES GO HOME. FLORIDA DOES NOT. BUT LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM HAS MADE IT A SYSTEM-WIDE POLICY.

CAROL LAWRENCE/PROGRAM DIRECTOR

RUNS:

5:08 The sooner that we identify an infant has a defect, the more appropriate treatment that can be instituted and the better outcome for the infant.

FOR LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM, I'M AMY OSHIER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-----


JUST DAYS AWAY FROM THE SUPER BOWL AND EVEN MORE SECURITY STEPS ARE BEING UNVEILED.

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE MANY ARMED ARE WORKING TO PREVENT A TERRORIST ATTACK AT THE BIG GAME.

AHEAD AT FOUR WE'LL SHOW YOU NEW MEASURES TO LOCK DOWN THE BIG EVENT.

PLUS.

you know there's-- there's no limit to what we can and what we cannot do.

PLUS ITS BIG AIR AND BIG THRILLS.

BUT MUCH OF THE AERIAL EXCITEMENT YOU'LL SEE AT THE WINTER OLYMPICS IS COURTESY OF SOME EXTREME ENGINEERING. Return to index of stories...


A) SUPER SECURITY-2 SHOT VO


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B) BIGGER HALF PIPE-SOT VO


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BREAK FIVE


Break Five hits at 04:40:27 Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

"Showers today, followed by a cool down"

After a warm Tuesday with highs in the lower 80s, we'll be tracking a few changes over the next couple of days as a weather system moves across the Florida peninsula. This will increase our rain prospects through Thursday, along with a brief cool down.

Mainly cloudy skies will remain overhead during the late morning and early afternoon hours, with a few passing showers from time to time. Now that the cold front has swept through the area, our winds have shifted to the north with gusts around 20mph. This chilly breeze will allow cooler air to filter down the state beginning this afternoon. Daytime highs will be significantly cooler as they top out in the upper 60s.

Tonight, cloudy to overcast skies will give way to scattered showers across the area. Overnight lows will also be about 15° cooler as they dip into the upper 40s to lower 50s by early Thursday morning.

The clouds will stay pretty thick through Thursday afternoon, even after the rain fades away. A northerly breeze will keep temperatures in the middle 60s north of the Caloosahatchee, with upper 60s to the south. Clouds look to linger through the first half of our Friday, but as high pressure builds in more sunshine should break out during the afternoon hours. This pattern will stay in place through the upcoming weekend with mainly dry weather under partly sunny skies. Winds will begin to take more of an east and southeasterly turn sending our daytime highs into the lower to middle 80s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC


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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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NAPLES BANK ROBBERY-TRX SS TOPS


BREAKING NEWS FIRST AT FOUR.

WE'RE NOW GETTING OUR FIRST LOOK AT A BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT.

TAKE A LOOK, THIS IS THE MAN COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY ROBBED A REGIONS BRANCH ALONG U-S 41 EAST THIS AFTERNOON.

IS DESCRIBED AS HISPANIC, ABOUT 5 FEET 4 INCHES TALL WITH BROWN EYES.

DEPUTIES ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR HIM. Return to index of stories...


BIGGER HALF PIPE-TRX SS TOPS VO IN PLASMA


EIGHT DAYS TO GO UNTIL THE WINTER OLYMPICS RETURN TO NBC2.

WE ARE YOUR HOME OF THE SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS.

IF YOU'VE EVER WATCHED SNOWBOARDERS LIKE SHAUN WHITE COMPETE IN THE HALF PIPE, THEY ALMOST SEEM TO DEFY THE LAWS OF NATURE.

TODAY WE'RE TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT THE ENGINEERING OF THE HALF PIPE AND HOW IT GIVES THESE ATHLETES THE AIR THEY NEED TO PERFORM THEIR TRICKS. Return to index of stories...


BIGGER HALF PIPE-PKG


THEY'RE THE DAREDEVILS OF THE HALF PIPE-SOARING, SPINNING, AND DAZZLING WITH EVERY TRICK.

SHAUN WHITE:11-:13

the only trick you remember is the last trick because that's the do or die trick, you better make that one to get that score.

WHAT ALLOWS OLYMPIC SNOWBOARDERS TO DO THESE TRICKS IS MORE THAN JUST INCREDIBLE ATHLETIC SKILL AND YEARS OF HARD TRAINING. IT'S ALSO THE ENGINEERING AND DESIGN OF THE HALF PIPE THAT ALLOWS THEM TO GAIN ENOUGH SPEED TO GENERATE BIG AIR.

BRIANNO COLLER:30-:32

height is all speed. if you can get that speed, you can get the height.

AN IMPORTANT FACTOR IN THE DESIGN OF THE HALF PIPE IS THE HEIGHT OF THE WALLS AND THE RADIUS, OR CURVATURE.

THE RADIUS IS CRUCIAL BECAUSE IT ALLOWS THE SNOWBOARDER TO CHANGE DIRECTION AT HIGH SPEEDS, FROM BARRELING DOWN THE HILL, TO SOARING INTO THE AIR.

AS A SNOWBOARDER RIDES THE CURVE OF THE HALF PIPE, THEY HAVE A VELOCITY, A SPEED WITH A DIRECTION.

AS A SNOWBOARDER BEGINS TO CHANGE DIRECTION, THEY EXPERIENCE WHAT SCIENTISTS CALL CENTRIPETAL ACCELERATION.

BRIANNO COLLER 1:01-1:03

the more gentle this turn is, the better, the lower these forces are. / so if you make that radius twice as big, you make the wall twice as big, that force gets cut in half.

KELLY CLARK 1:04-1:06

you know there's-- there's no limit to what we can and what we cannot do.

THIS CLOSE RELATIONSHIP OF HALF PIPE DESIGN TO MAXIMIZE SPEED AND AIR TIME ALLOWS SNOWBOARDERS TO PUSH THE LIMITS OF THEIR SKILL, BRINGING THE SPORT TO NEW HEIGHTS. Return to index of stories...


BIGGER HALF PIPE-SS TOPS


NBC2'S COVERAGE OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS BEGINS THURDSAY FEBRUARY 6TH IN PRIME TIME. Return to index of stories...


COURT BRAWL-TRX NATS TOPS VO


nats of brawl

A BRAWL ERUPTS INSIDE A COURTROOM.

TAKE A LOOK, A GUILTY PLEA IN A MURDER CASE ENDED WHEN THE VICTIM'S FAMILY AND THE MURDERER'S FAMILY BEGAN TO FIGHT.

IT ALL HAPPENED IN CINCINNATI AS CAMERAS CATCH THE PUNCHES BEING THROWN.

SEVERAL DEPUTIES RUSHED TO BREAK UP THE BRAWL. TWO OF THEM SUFFERED MINOR INJURIES.

THE JUDGE SENTENCED ONE MAN TO 30 DAYS IN JAIL THE OTHER GOT FIVE DAYS BEHIND BARS. Return to index of stories...


CAR SET ON FIRE-TRX VO TOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

A MAN SETS A CAR ON FIRE AS HIS ACTIONS ARE CAUGHT ON SURVEILLANCE VIDEO.

POLICE IN HIALEAH ARE LOOKING FOR LEADS IN THE INCIDENT.

THE SUSPECT IS CLEARLY SEEN DOUSING THE VEHICLE WITH GASOLINE HERE IN THE PARKING LOT OF AN APARTMENT COMPLEX.

THE MAN WALKS AROUND THE CAR -- AND THEN A BRIGHT FLASH. AND THE CAR IGNITES IN FLAMES. Return to index of stories...


PROPANE EXPLOSION-TRX VO TOPS


CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO, WHAT STARTED AS A TRAILER FIRE BECOMES A BIG EXPLOSION.

TAKE A LOOK, A NEW HELICOPTER IN CALIFORNIA WAS COVERING THE FIRE WHEN THE PROPANE TANKS EXPLODED.

CREWS QUICKLY DOUSED THE FLAMES WITH WATER.

NOBODY WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


TUMBLEWEED ATTACK-VO WIPE


TUMBLEWEEDS ARE TAKING OVER A SMALL CITY IN NEW MEXICO.

THE PROBLEM IS SO BAD. THE MILITARY IS NOW INVOLVED.

A STORM SUNDAY CARRIED THOUSANDS OF TUMBLEWEEDS INTO CLOVIS, COVERING STREETS AND FILLING BACKYARDS TO THE BRIM.

ONE MAN SAYS THE PROBLEM WAS SO BAD --- HE COULDN'T GET OUT OF HIS HOUSE.

HE CALLED 911 FOR HELP. Return to index of stories...


TUMBLEWEED ATTACK-SOT VO


"They asked what was the emergency and i told them we were covered with tumble weeds and we couldn't get out of the house."

CITY LEADERS HAD TO BRING IN REINFORCEMENTS FROM CANON AIR FORCE BASE.

THEY PLAN TO BURY THE WEEDS IN A NEARBY LANDFILL. Return to index of stories...


ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP


PAUSE FOR AHEAD AT 5:00 CLIP

I'M ANCHOR PETER BUSCH IN THE NBC2 NEWSROOM.

WE'RE TRACKING TWO BREAKING STORIES AT FIVE.

WE'RE LIVE ON FORT MYERS BEACH--

WHERE TWO AGENCIES LAUNCHED AN INVESTIGATION, CENTERED AROUND A SAILBOAT.

IT HAS BEEN A BIT OF A MYSTERY ALL DAY.OUR REPORTER WILL HAVE THE LATEST LIVE AT THE SCENE.

AND IN EAST NAPLES, SOMEONE ROBBED A BANK AND CASH STARTED FLYING OUTSIDE. Return to index of stories...


A) COAST GUARD LCSO INVESTIGATION-NWSRM VO


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B) EAST NAPLES BANK ROBBERY-VOTOPS


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BREAK SIX


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SUPER SECURITY-TC VIDBOX


IT MAY BE THE SUPER BOWL OF SECURITY COME SUNDAY.

THERE ARE UNPRECEDENTED SAFETY MEASURES IN PLACE FOR SUPER BOWL 48.

SARA DOLLOFF GOT AN UP CLOSE LOOK AT SOME OF THE EXTREME MEASURES BEING TAKEN TO KEEP FANS AND PLAYERS SAFE. Return to index of stories...


SUPER SECURITY-PKG


AS A CROWD OF FOOTBALL FANS LOOKED ON. 11 YEAR OLD STEVEN COOK LINED UP HIS FIELD GOAL ON SUPER BOWL BOULEVARD.

THEN. THE KICK.

"It just feels good when you get it through"

LITTLE KIDS AND BIG GOT THEIR FIRST TASTE OF SUPER BOWL EXCITEMENT. AS THE BOULEVARD OPENED THIS AFTERNOON.

13 BLOCKS OF FOOTBALL AND FANS.

"We're gonna win the Super Bowl this year."

ALL FREE.

nats: "peyton manning, peyton manning, peyton manning."

BESIDES THE CHANCE TO KICK A FIELD GOAL. THERE'S THE VINCE LOMBARDI TROPHY ON DISPLAY. LIVE MUSIC. AND A 60-FOOT TOBOGGEN RIDE COMPLETE WITH FAKE SNOW.

"That's what this is all about like being able to go out and have fun, not care about anything but the super bowl and football and having fun."

SECURITY IS VERY VISIBLE IN TIMES SQUARE. JUST AS IT WILL BE AT MET LIFE STADIUM.

80 THOUSAND SPECTATORS AND 10-THOUSAND WORKERS ARE EXPECTED ALONG WITH HUNDREDS OF NEW JERSEY POLICE OFFICERS.

"We have worked tirelessly to create a seamless security conscious event."

AND OFFICIALS ARE ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC'S HELP IN SPOTTING POTENTIAL THREATS.

A SAFE SUPERBOWL THE END GOAL.

IN NYC, SARAH DALLOF, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP


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5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT


LIVE UPDATES AT FIVE ON BREAKING NEWS --

A BOAT TOWED TO SHORE, TWO PEOPLE BEING QUESTIONED IN A SUPER-SECRETIVE SCENE NEAR FORT MYERS BEACH --

AND A CHANGE UP IN OUR WEATHER.

ROBERT IS TRACKING DROPPING TEMPERATURES.

NEXT AT FIVE. Return to index of stories...


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