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DIRECTORS PAGE CAPE GAY FRIENDLY-SOTVO
6PM HEADLINES-SOTTOPS ALL NEW AT 6 OPEN-CLIP
WEATHER HEADLINE-trxSTC TZ1 A) veteran plea-SOTVO
BREAKING NEWS OPEN-CLIP TZ1 C) FORECAST TEASE-STC
TOSS TO STEVE-2SH-EANIBX 6PM PROMO-SOTTOPS
SPECIAL ELECTION DATE SET-NSRM STOCKS BUMP-CGTOPS
SPECIAL ELECTION DATE SET-CGTOPS-VO ROBERT VAN WINKLE FORECAST OPEN-CLIP
SPECIAL ELECTION DATE SET-NSRM RAIN VO TODAY-VOTOPS-3SH
WHO ARE THE CANDIDATES?-(2)CGTOPS FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
TOSS TO MATT-trxEANIBXTOPS-OC VETERAN PLEA FOR SUPER BOWL-trx2SHOT
TOSS TO MATT-vo VETERAN PLEA FOR SUPER BOWL-BNR-PKG
POLITICAL AD BUYS-TCMON NAPLES ROMANTIC GETAWAY-VO
POLITICAL AD BUYS-BNR-PKG SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
POLITICAL AD BUYS-TCMON SB COACHES PRESSER-VOTOPS
SUPER BOWL AD PRICES-ONCAM SB COACHES PRESSER-ON CAM
TOSS TO RICK-trxSOTVO-SS-EANIBX SB COACHES PRESSER-SOT-WIPE
FATAL ACCIDENT IMMOKALEE ROAD-REM7-LIVE GOODELL ON NFL-VIDBX RVL-WIPE
FATAL ACCIDENT IMMOKALEE ROAD-BNR-PKG GOODELL ON NFL-SOT
FATAL ACCIDENT IMMOKALEE ROAD-REM7-LIVE FGCU TONIGHT-ON CAM
COLLIER SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE-SS-VO-WIPE FILIP SUSPENDED-VOTOPS-WIPE
COLLIER SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE-SOTVO FGCU SWIM TEAM-VOTOPS-WIPE
TOSS TO GEORGE-trxVOTOPS-EANIBX FGCU SWIM TEAM-SOTVO
PUNTA GORDA ALLEGIANT DEBACLE-REM2-LIVE PHOENIX OPEN-ON CAM
PUNTA GORDA ALLEGIANT DEBACLE-BNR-PKG SPORTS TOSS-ON CAM
PUNTA GORDA ALLEGIANT DEBACLE-cg, remlive ALL NEW AT 11 OPEN-CLIP
KY ALLEGIANT PROBLEMS-trxVOTOPS 11PM TEASE-NWSRM-VO
UNION NEGOTIATIONS-ONCAM NAPLES BOAT SHOW-trxVOTOPS-WIPE
TEXTING CAUSE CRASH-(2)SS-VO FM ARTFEST-VOTOPS
CAPE GAY FRIENDLY-VO-WIPE CLOSE-4SHOT


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6PM HEADLINES-SOTTOPS


A FREAK CRASH IN COLLIER COUNTY.

A SPEEDING TRUCK CRASHES. FLIPS OFF THE ROAD, HITTING AND KILLING SOMEBODY ON THE SIDEWALK

PLUS - CHAOS AND FRUSTRATION AT THE AIRPORT.

HUNDREDS OF PASSENGERS LEFT STRANDED, WHEN AN AIRLINE CANCELS ALL OF ITS FLIGHTS

53:12 "People are angry people are upset and I don't blame them." Mike Book

THE SITUATION SO TENSE, DEPUTIES ARE CALLED IN FOR CROWD CONTROL.

AND - A NAPLES NAVY VETERAN PLEADS WITH OFFICIALS TO CHANGE THE WAY EVERY SUPER BOWL HAS STARTED FOR THE PAST 47 YEARS. AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS HAVE HIS BACK. Return to index of stories...


WEATHER HEADLINE-trxSTC


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BREAKING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


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BREAKING NEWS TONIGHT -

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT JUST SCHEDULED THE SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL FORMER CONGRESSMAN TREY RADEL'S SEAT.

RADEL RESIGNED AFTER HE GOT CAUGHT WITH COCAINE.

NOW TAXPAYERS ARE FOOTING THE MILLION DOLLARS PLUS BILL TO REPLACE HIM, LESS THAN 10 MONTHS AFTER THEY SENT HIM TO WASHINGTON.

NBC2'S STEVE CAMPION IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM WITH THE DATES JUST REELASED BY THE GOVERNOR

STEVE? Return to index of stories...


SPECIAL ELECTION DATE SET-NSRM


GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT HANDED DOWN HIS EXECUTIVE ORDER WITHIN THE PAST HOUR.

THE MOVE ALLOWS THE SUPERVISORS OF ELECTIONS IN LEE AND COLLIER COUNTIES

. TO START WHAT THEY DESCRIBE AS A LOGISTICAL NIGHTMARE. Return to index of stories...


SPECIAL ELECTION DATE SET-CGTOPS-VO


LET'S GET STRAIGHT TO THOSE DATES.

THE SPECIAL ELECTION PRIMARY IS SLATED FOR TUESDAY APRIL 22ND.

THAT'S GOING TO BE THE MOST WATCHED VOTE SINCE REPUBLICAN VOTES WILL CHOOSE THEIR CANDIDATE.

VOTERS THEN HEAD BACK TO THE POLLS ON JUNE 24TH FOR THE SPECIAL, GENERAL ELECTION.

KEEP IN MIND.

THIS IS JUST FOR THE REMAINDER OF RADEL'S TERM WHICH RUNS THROUGH THE REST OF THE YEAR.

HE RESIGNED MONDAY EVENING AFTER A TUMULTUOUS THREE MONTHS.

THE FEDS BUSTED RADEL FOR BUYING COCAINE.

HE THEN CHECKED INTO REHAB BEFORE RETURNING TO WASHINGTON

. WHERE HE FACED AN INTENSE ETHICS PROBE. Return to index of stories...


SPECIAL ELECTION DATE SET-NSRM


WE'RE TOLD ALMOST 200 POLLING SITES WILL BE OPENED FOR 450-THOUSAND VOTERS TO CAST THEIR BALLOTS.

THE PROJECTED COST IS CLOSE TO ONE-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS.

CANDIDATES GET TO SLUG IT OUT ONCE AGAIN IF THEY CHOSE.

IN THE AUGUST PRIMARY, THEN THE GENERAL ELECTION IN NOVEMER.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM, STEVE CAMPION, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


WHO ARE THE CANDIDATES?-(2)CGTOPS


HERE IS A LOOK THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES WHO HAVE FILED TO RUN FOR THE DISTRICT 19 SEAT. THE LIST GROWS BY THE WEEK.

ONE DEMCORAT IS IN RUNNING AND ONE LIBERTARIAN. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO MATT-trxEANIBXTOPS-OC


TWO MAJOR SPORTING EVENTS IN THE NEXT WEEK-- THE SUPERBOWL AND THE OLYMPICS STARTING.

WITH THE DISTRICT 19 SEAT AN OPEN PLAYING FIELD, NBC-2'S MATT WRIGHT DISCOVERED HOW MUCH SOME CANDIDATES ARE SPENDING -- TO GET EXPOSURE DURING THE BIG GAMES. Return to index of stories...


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POLITICAL AD BUYS-TCMON


WE POURED THROUGH POLITICAL FILINGS AT LOCAL T-V STATIONS TO FIND OUT WHO IS BUYING BIG FOR THESE MAJOR SPORTING EVENTS.

AS THE POLITICAL RACES HEAT UP -- WE FOUND JUST ONE CANDIDATE SPENDING TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


POLITICAL AD BUYS-BNR-PKG


FORMER PURDUE BASKETABLL PLAYER -- TURNED C-E-O CURT CLAWSON IS CAMPAIGNING AS A WASHINGTON OUTSIDER.

AND HE'S HOPING ADS LIKE THIS ONE WILL BUILD NAME RECOGNITION.

AND HE'S BETTING BIG.

SO FAR -- CLAWSON IS THE ONLY POLITICAL CANDIDATE TO BUY SUPERBOWL AND OLYMPIC ADVERTISING SLOTS.

HIS CAMPAIGN DISHED OUT 120-GRAND FOR TV ADS IN THE COMING WEEKS.

THAT INCLUDES 40-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR TWO SUPER BOWL SPOTS.

AND NEARLY 6-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR AN OLYMPIC AD.

BUT IT'S NOT A SURE BET THE MESSAGE WILL RESONATE.

F-G-C-U MARKETING PROFESSOR DOCTOR CHRIS WRIGHT-ISAK SAYS THE PAY-OFF DEPENDS ON THE GOAL.

AND WITH AT LEAST FOUR ELECTIONS FOR THE DISTRICT 19 SEAT LOOMING -- AND WITH THE DATES NOW OFFICIAL -- YOU'D BETTER GET USED TO A LOT OF THESE. Return to index of stories...


POLITICAL AD BUYS-TCMON


ADVERTISING EXECUTIVES TELL US IT'S COMMON FOR POLITICAL BUYS TO COME IN CLOSER TO THEIR TELEVISION AIR DATES.

THAT MEANS WE COULD STILL SEE ADDITIONAL CANDIDATES BUYING ADS FOR OLYMPIC TIME SLOTS.

MATT WRIGHT NBC2. Return to index of stories...


SUPER BOWL AD PRICES-ONCAM


NATIONAL SUPER BOWL ADS COST 4 MILLION DOLLARS FOR 30 SECONDS.

THIS YEAR COMPANIES ARE MAKING SURE THEY GET THEIR MONEY'S WORTH. BY LEAKING TEASER COMMERCIALS. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO RICK-trxSOTVO-SS-EANIBX


"everybody from on the road, to target - were all here , running screaming calling 911 as fast as they could."

IN THE WRONG PLACE AT THE WRONG TIME.

A MAN WAS KILLED TODAY WHEN A TRUCK FLIPPED OFF THE PAVEMENT. HITTING HIM.

THE BIZARRE CRASH HAPPENED ON IMMOKALEE ROAD, JUST EAST OF INTERSTATE 75.

NBC-2'S RICK RITTER IS THERE WITH MORE ON THIS HORRIFIC SCENE. Return to index of stories...


FATAL ACCIDENT IMMOKALEE ROAD-REM7-LIVE


-54-YEAR-OLD LUIS DIEZ JUST HAPPENED TO BE IN THE WRONG PLACE AT THE WRONG TIME WHEN THAT TRUCK VEERED OFF AND STRUCK HIM BEFORE IT LANDED IN THIS DITCH

-WANT YOU TO TAKE A LOOK AT OUR MAST CAM SO YOU CAN GET AN IDEA OF HOW FAR THE TRUCK TRAVELED

-TROOPERS SAY IT REAR ENDED ANOTHER VEHICLE HEADING EASTBOUND, THEN STRUCK AND KILLED DIEZ, HIT A LIGHTPOLE, THEN A TREE - ALL OF THAT - BEFORE IT LANDED IN THIS DITCH Return to index of stories...


FATAL ACCIDENT IMMOKALEE ROAD-BNR-PKG


A HEART WRENCHING SCENE ALONG IMMOKALEE ROAD FRIDAY - AFTER A 54-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS KILLED WHILE WALKING ALONG THE SIDE OF THE ROAD.

THE CALL CAME IN AROUND NOON - BOTH F-H-P AND NORTH NAPLES FIRE DEPARTMENT WERE ON SCENE.

TROOPERS TELL US CHRISTOPHER VETTER REAR ENDED ANOTHER CAR LOST CONTROL AND VEERED OFF TO THE SIDE OF THE ROAD --

HITTING AND KILLING LUIZ DIEZ.

Christopher Craig Jr./Witness/21:33:31 "everybody from on the road, to target - were all here , running screaming calling 911 as fast as they could."

SPECTATORS LINED UP FOR HOURS FRIDAY - CATCHING A GLIMPSE OF WHAT WAS LEFT OF THE TRAGIC ACCIDENT.

WE SPOKE WITH A FATHER SON DUO - WHO WATCHED THE ENTIRE THING PLAY OUT FROM THE PARKING LOT - SOMETHING THEY SAY THEY'LL NEVER FORGET.

Christopher Craig Jr./Witness, Naples/21:32:55 "all i saw was the white truck, driving toward where i was at and he was swerving but not swerving, trying to swerve not to hit the person and his car went up the hill, hit the tree, and then landed back over."

Chris Craig/Naples/21:34:30 "it was total chaos, there was a whole line ambulances, firetrucks , cars, onlookers, people that witnessed it - it was mayhem." Return to index of stories...


FATAL ACCIDENT IMMOKALEE ROAD-REM7-LIVE


-TROOPERS SAY THE DRIVER OF THE TRUCK WAS TAKEN TO N-C-H WITH SERIOUS INJURIES

-I HAD A CHANCE TO SPEAK WITH SOME OF HIS FAMILY - THEY TELL ME INSTALLED CABINETS AND WAS ON HIS WAY TO WORK

-TROOPERS SAY ALCOHOL DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE A FACTOR AT THIS TIME

WE'RE LIVE IN CC, RR, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE-SS-VO-WIPE


RIGHT NOW, THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS WORKING TO DISMANTLE A SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THAT PACKAGE WAS ON THE SIDEWALK IN THE PARK EAST PLAZA IN GOLDEN GATE.

THAT IS ON GOLDEN GATE PARKWAY NEAR SANTA BARBARA BOULEVARD.

FOR AN HOUR AND A HALF, THE PLAZA, SEVERAL BUSINESSES, AND HOMES WERE EITHER EVACUATED OR SHUT DOWN.

A DAYCARE WITH 80 CHILDREN WAS LOCKED DOWN.

THE DAYCARE DIDN'T TELL PARENTS BECAUSE WORKERS FELT THE SITUATION WAS SAFE.

WE SPOKE TO ONE MOM PICKING UP HER ONE YEAR OLD WHO WAS SHAKEN UP. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE-SOTVO


---SOT---

Anne Gabriel, Mother

Oh that's scary. Like I thank God. Everything is ok. But if something could've happened to my kids I could've died the same day.

THE BOMB SQUAD WAS ABLE TO SAFELY MOVE THE PACKAGE TO A DIFFERENT LOCATION FOR INVESTIGATION.

WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT WHAT WAS INSIDE IT AND WHO DROPPED IT OFF HERE. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO GEORGE-trxVOTOPS-EANIBX


FED UP AND FURIOUS. AFTER ALLEGIANT AIR CANCELS A SERIES OF FLIGHTS AT THE PUNTA GORDA AIRPORT LEAVING HUNDREDS OF

PASSENGERS STRANDED FOR DAYS.

NBC2 GEORGE SOLIS IS LIVE FROM THE PUNTA GORDA AIRPORT WERE ANGRY TRAVELERS are DEMANDING ANSWERS. Return to index of stories...


PUNTA GORDA ALLEGIANT DEBACLE-REM2-LIVE


allegient airlines is NO STRANGER TO CONTROVERSY

BUT TODAY airline workers insist - weather is the complication.

tonight, those passengers stuck on the ground are venting their extreme frustration and want the airline to act. Return to index of stories...


PUNTA GORDA ALLEGIANT DEBACLE-BNR-PKG


"This is a no frill, low cost airline that translates into no service" Book

AN ANGRY SENTIMENT

BROUGHT ON BY THIS DISHEARTENED ALLEGIANT AIR TRAVELLER WHO SAYS HIS CANCELLED FLIGHT IS COSTING HIM MORE THAN MONEY.

52:23 "This is second day I've tried to fly out of here and now I'm going to miss my grand daughters second birthday party because of this

AND MIKE BOOK'S STORY IS ONE OF MANY

THIS AFTERNOON AS NEWS BROKE THAT ALL FLIGHTS OUT OF THE PUNTA GORDA AIRPORT WERE CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

STORIES LIKE BOOK'S BEING SHARED AMONG THE ?DAMMNED?

50:50 "There's a poor girl here getting married and now she's going to be late for her rehearsal dinner, may miss her wedding." Ami Kase

DESPITE ALLEGIANT AIR'S EFFORTS TO MEND BROKEN FENCES.

DEJECTED AND DEFEATED PASSENGERS LASH OUT.

"I feel because due to the negligence and irresponsibility of Allegiant Air that they are definitely open to some type of action." Tim Shadle

SOME SPECULATE THE AIRLINE IS ILL-EQUIPPED, based on A poor REPUTATION OF SIMILAR INCIDENTS ACORSS THE COUNTY.

53:58 "I believe its a lack of airplanes somewhere or a lack of crew." Book

AIRLINE AND AIRPORT OFFICIALS claim THAT'S NOT THE CASE.

BUT NBC2 LEARNED THE ALLEGIANT AIR PILOTS UNION WILLL BE HOLDING A MEETING WITH STAKEHOLDERS TO DICUSS THE AIRLINE'S REPUTATION.

IN A STATEMENT, THE GROUP CRITICIZES AIRLINE MANAGEMENT

53:40 "If you have crew problems aircraft that can't fly into a small airport then they have no business being in business." Book Return to index of stories...


PUNTA GORDA ALLEGIANT DEBACLE-cg, remlive


"Management's lack of operational know-how and flat-out resistance to put badly needed investments into infrastructure is taking a significant toll on flight operations, which could ultimately jeopardize flight safety."

Capt. David Bourne, Director of Airline Division at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters

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KY ALLEGIANT PROBLEMS-trxVOTOPS


IT WAS A BAD DAY OVERALL FOR ALLEGIANT PASSENGERS.

THIS FLIGHT WAS HEADED TO ST PETERSBURG WAS STRANDED IN LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY

THE PILOT NOTICED SOMETHING WAS WRONG WITH THE NOSE GEAR.

PASSENGERS WERE GIVEN A REFUND AND A 100 DOLLAR VOUCHER. Return to index of stories...


UNION NEGOTIATIONS-ONCAM


NBC-2 DID SOME DIGGING TODAY AND DISCOVERED ALLEGIANT PILOTS ARE RAISING CONCERNS ABOUT RECENT SERVICE DISRUPTIONS.

THE UNION REPRESENTING THE PILOTS WILL MEET WITH TOP COMPANY OFFICIALS.

A CAPTAIN WITH THE AIRLINE SAYS CHRONIC STAFFING AND EQUIPMENT SHORTAGES STEM FROM BAD LEADERSHIP.

THE UNION AND COMPANY ARE SCHEDULING A TIME FOR THE TALKS. Return to index of stories...


TEXTING CAUSE CRASH-(2)SS-VO


FORT MYERS POLICE SAY A TEXT ABOUT A CAT CAUSED A SERIOUS CRASH YESTERDAY AFTERNOON.

THE WRECK HAPPENED JUST BEFORE THREE O'CLOCK.

THE DRIVER WAS HEADING INTO FORT MYERS ON THE EDISON BRIDGE. SHE WAS DISTRACTED AND DIDN'T MERGE ONTO FOWLER STREET.

THAT'S WHEN SHE DROVE ONTO A SIDEWALK AND SLAMMED INTO A TREE.

DURING THE INVESTIGATION SHE ADMITTED SHE WAS TEXTING HER FRIEND ABOUT A CAT.

THE DRIVER WAS THE ONLY ONE INJURED. SHE'S EXPECTED TO BE OK.

TWO WEEKS AGO, FORT MYERS POLICE RELEASED INCREDIBLE DASHCAM VIDEO OF ANOTHER TEXTING AND DRIVING CRASH.

THE DRIVER MAKES A WIDE TURN, THEN ACCELERATES AND CRASHED INTO A TREE.

EVEN THOUGH THE CAR FLIPS ONTO ITS ROOF THE DRIVER CRAWLED OUT WITH MINOR INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


CAPE GAY FRIENDLY-VO-WIPE


A NATIONAL GAY RIGHTS GROUP GIVES CAPE CORAL A LOW SCORE WHEN IT COMES TO EQUALITY IN THE CITY.

THE HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN GAVE THE CAPE A SCORE OF 10 OUT OF 100.

THE LOW NUMBER REPRESENTS A LACK OF LEGAL PROTECTIONS, ANTI-BULLYING POLICIES, AND A DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP REGISTRY.

A LOCAL REALTOR DISAGREES WITH THE SCORE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE GAY FRIENDLY-SOTVO


0645 "They don't walk the streets with banners. They don't do a gay rights march. Maybe that's because the atmosphere is already accommodating even though the legal protections aren't there. Maybe part of the reason is we haven't pressed it."

MAYOR MARNI SAWICKI DIRECTED CITY STAFF TO LOOK AT THE ISSUE.

SHE WANTS TO ADD PROTECTIONS.

SAWICKI TELLS NBC2 - SHE PLANS TO BRING UP THE MATTER AT UPCOMING COUNCIL MEETINGS. Return to index of stories...


ALL NEW AT 6 OPEN-CLIP


PAUSE FOR ALL NEW AT 6 OPEN

6:51 it will change our tradition, our traditional flag ceremonies 6:59

It will enrich it and it will last for generations 07:01

A NAPLES MILITARY VETERAN VOWS TO CHANGE THE WAY AMERICANS HONOR OUR NATION AT THIS YEAR'S SUPER BOWL.

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TZ1 A) veteran plea-SOTVO


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TZ1 C) FORECAST TEASE-STC


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6PM PROMO-SOTTOPS


6PM PROMO TEASE Return to index of stories...


STOCKS BUMP-CGTOPS


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ROBERT VAN WINKLE FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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RAIN VO TODAY-VOTOPS-3SH


CREWS WORKED AROUND THE CLOCK TO MAKE SURE THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY FAIR GOES ON TONIGHT.

THIS VIDEO WAS SHOT THIS MORNING IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


MORE WARMTH FOR THE WEEKEND

We closed the work week with plenty of clouds and scattered showers across the region. But Friday also featured warmer weather, with highs climbing into the 70s area wide.

The clouds and a few showers will persist this evening, with temps falling into the 60s. More clouds are likely overnight, with mild lows only in the mid 60s. Low clouds and fog may also develop late tonight towards daybreak.

The warmup continues into Saturday. The clouds will remain, but some sunshine is expected. Highs will climb into the low 80s. A few sprinkles will also be possible, but most areas will stay dry.

The weather improves greatly heading into Sunday. We will see plenty of sunshine all day long with even warmer highs in the mid 80s.

The dry and warm weather will stay in place for the start of next week as well. Expect plenty of sun both Monday & Tuesday, with highs again in the mid 80s.

A few sprinkles will be possible late week, but it still looks like many areas will remain dry. High temps all next week will stay in the 80s.

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. Return to index of stories...


VETERAN PLEA FOR SUPER BOWL-trx2SHOT


A NAVY VETERAN IN NAPLES IS TRYING TO GET THE WORD OUT.

VETERANS CAN SALUTE DURING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM, NO MATTER WHAT THEY'RE WEARING.

TONIGHT- HE TOLD NBC 2 HE'S ASKING NFL OFFICIALS TO GET THE WORD OUT ON SUPERBOWL SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


VETERAN PLEA FOR SUPER BOWL-BNR-PKG


PRIDE AND HONOR -

THAT'S WHAT RETIRED NAVY COMMANDER BOB GRIFFITH FEELS WHEN HE

HEARS THIS SONG AND SALUTES THE FLAG.

Griffith

13:36

To be confident and proud to stand there and render that military salute:39

IT'S A FEELING HE WANTS ALL RETIRED MILITARY TO EXPERIENCE, IN

UNIFORM OR NOT -

IN FACT, HE'S MADE IT HIS MISSION.

Griffith

16:31

It's not what these guys are today , it's what they've been and they

are in every case veterans:39

IN 2008 - CONGRESS APPROVED A CHANGE TO THE U-S FLAG CODE -

ALLOWING ALL MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES TO SALUTE, NO MATTER

WHAT THEY'RE WEARING.

BUT GRIFFITH SAYS EVEN SIX YEARS LATER, YOU WON'T SEE MANY

VETERANS DOING THAT.

Bob knee

Veteran

21:54

A lot of retired and a lot of veterans just don't think they have be

right to comply with military protocol:03

SO, GRIFFITH WROTE TO THE N-F-L HOPING THEY MIGHT HELP SPREAD THE

WORD ON THE NATIONAL STAGE THIS SUNDAY.

Dick Thackston

veteran

20:05

He looks like a hero

BEFORE THE BRONCOS AND SEAHAWKS TAKE THE FIELD -

BEFORE THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER IS SUNG -

HE'S HOPES THE SUPER BOWL ANNOUNCER WILL SAY THESE WORDS -

6:24

As prescribed by United States Congress veterans are invited to render

a military salute. That's all , 6 seconds:31

SIX SECONDS -

HEARD BY MILLIONS OF PEOPLE -

THAT HE SAYS COULD CHANGE TRADITION.

6:59

It will enrich it and it will last for generations:01

TWO DAYS BEFORE THE GAME -

GRIFFITH STILL HASN'T HEARD BACK FROM THE N-F-L.

BUT HE PLANS TO CONTACT THE N-C-DOUBLE-A AND THE AMERICAN

BASEBALL LEAGUE NEXT -

HOPING SOMEDAY WHEN HE HEARS *OH, SAY CAN YOU SEE*

*HE'LL SEE THOSE MILITARY SALUTES.

IN COLLIER COUNTY, LAURA ROBERTS, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES ROMANTIC GETAWAY-VO


A NATIONAL MAGAZINE IS RECOGNIZING WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

NAPLES TOPS A NATIONAL LIST OF ROMANTIC VACATIONS.

THE CITY COMES IN SIXTH PLACE IN A RECENT POLL BY USA TODAY.

SUNSET AT THE PIER WAS LISTED AS A PERFECT PLACE TO CHECK OUT WITH A LOVED ONE.

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SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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SB COACHES PRESSER-VOTOPS


ONE OF THESE MEN WILL LEAVE MET-LIFE STADIUM ON SUNDAY NIGHT AS A SUPER BOWL WINNING HEAD COACH.

THE SEAHAWKS PETE CARROLL AND THE BRONCOS JOHN FOX GOT AN UP-CLOSE LOOK AT THE LOMBARDI TROPHY TODAY. Return to index of stories...


SB COACHES PRESSER-ON CAM


THE TWO HEAD COACHES ACTUALLY SHARED THE STAGE FOR THE LAST PRESS CONFERENCE BEFORE SUNDAY EVENING'S 6-30 KICKOFF.

BOTH FOX AND CARROLL MADE IT CLEAR HOW SPECIAL IT IS TO COACH ON SUPER BOWL SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


SB COACHES PRESSER-SOT-WIPE


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GOODELL ON NFL-VIDBX RVL-WIPE


TODAY COMMISSIONER ROGER GOODELL GAVE HIS STATE OF THE NFL.

HE WAS ASKED ABOUT EVERYTHING AND ANYTHING.LIKE.

THE RAMS OWNER BUYING LAND IN L-A.

HOW NUMBERS SHOW THE MAJORITY DON'T WANT THE WASHINGTON REDSKINS TO CHANGE THEIR NAME.

THE USE OF USING MEDICINAL MARIJUANA.AND IT SOUNDS LIKE THE NFL WILL EXPAND THE PLAYOFFS BY 2 MORE TEAMS.SOONER THAN LATER. Return to index of stories...


GOODELL ON NFL-SOT


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FGCU TONIGHT-ON CAM


BIG GAME ON THE F-G-C-U CAMPUS. THE EAGLES MENS BASKETBALL TEAM HOSTS STETSON. WE'LL HAVE HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS TONIGHT AT 11.

FGCU STARTS THE NIGHT ONE GAME BEHIND MERCER.WHO ARE ON THE ROAD AT E-T-S-U TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


FILIP SUSPENDED-VOTOPS-WIPE


WE''VE BEEN TOLD THAT FILIP CVJETICANIN HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FOR THREE GAMES.INCLUDING TONIGHT'S.FOR VIOLATING TEAM RULES.

THE JUNIOR FORWARD FROM CROATIA IS THE EAGLES TOP 3-POINT THREAT.

JOE DOOLEY SAYS HE'S DISAPPOINTED IN FILIP.AND THAT FILIP IS DISAPPOINTED IN HIMSELF. Return to index of stories...


FGCU SWIM TEAM-VOTOPS-WIPE


THE F-G-C-U SWIM AND DIVE TEAM HAVE HAD AN INTERESTING SEASON SO FAR.

WITH THE CRACKS IN THE POOL AT F-G-C-U.THE TEAM HAS HAD TO MOVE.

THEY ARE AT THE SAN CARLOS PARK TRYING TO MAKE THE MOST OF IT.

INSTEAD OF WALKING FROM CLASSES TO THE POOL.THEY'VE HAD TO CAR-POOL EVERY DAY. Return to index of stories...


FGCU SWIM TEAM-SOTVO


SCHOOL OFFICIALS TOLD US THIS MONTH.THERE IS NO EXACT DATE FOR THE REPAIRS ON THE AQUATIC CENTER TO BE COMPLETE. Return to index of stories...


PHOENIX OPEN-ON CAM


SECOND ROUND IN SCOTTSDALE.

BUBBA WATSON AND AUSTRALIAN MATT JONES SHARE THE LEAD AT 12-UNDER PAR.

STILL ON THE COURSE.PHIL MICKELSON AT 3-UNDER.

GEORGE MCNEILL.4-OVER PAR TODAY.LIKELY WONT MAKE THE WEEKEND CUT. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TOSS-ON CAM


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ALL NEW AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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11PM TEASE-NWSRM-VO


HUNDREDS OF FRUSTRATED ALLEGIANT AIR PASSENGERS ARE STILL TRYING TO GET OFF THE GROUND --

TONIGHT AT 11 --

N-B-C TWO ASKING THE TOUGH QUESTIONS --

AND DISCOVERED THE TROUBLED AIRLINE HAD JUST BEEN FINED IN THE LAST YEAR --

WE'LL TELL YOU WHY --

AND THE SEARCH IS ON FOR THE PERSON WHO ABANDONED THIS SICK DOG --

TONIGHT AT 11 --

THE PERSON WHO FOUND IT NEAR DEATH AND ALONE AT A DOG PARK. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES BOAT SHOW-trxVOTOPS-WIPE


THE NAPLES BOAT SHOW IS THIS WEEKEND AT THE FLORIDA SPORTS PARK.

FANS CAN CHECK OUT MORE THAN 200 BOATS.

THE SHOW CONTINUES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY FROM 10 TO 5.

10 BUCKS FOR ADULTS.

KIDS 12 AND UNDER ARE FREE. Return to index of stories...


FM ARTFEST-VOTOPS


IN FORT MYERS, ARTFEST TAKES OVER THE DOWNTOWN RIVER DISTRICT.

THE DAMP WEATHER DELAYED SOME ARTISTS AS THEY SET UP THIS MORNING.

MORE THAN TEN THOUSAND PEOPLE EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND, ENJOYING THE TALENT OF NEARLY 200 ARTISTS. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-4SHOT


GOODBYE Return to index of stories...