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DIRECTORS PAGE A) TIGER ROOT CANAL-VOTOPS-WIPE
HEADLINES-SOT B) FM HEART WALK-SOTVO
6PM OPEN-CLIP FORECAST OPEN-CLIP
TOSS TO TY-OC-CG-OBX FORECAST-WXWALL
FDLE INVESTIGATION-NWSRM TIGER ROOT CANAL-trxVOTOPS-WIPE
FDLE INVESTIGATION-trxPKG TIGER ROOT CANAL-SOTVO
FDLE INVESTIGATION-NWSRM FM CAR SHOW-VO-WIPE
TOSS TO HOLLIE-ONCAM NAPLES BOAT SHOW-VOTOPS
ALLEGIANT AIR FOLLOW-trxPLASMA HEALTHCAST OPEN-CLIP
ALLEGIANT AIR FOLLOW-VOTOPS-WIPE COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR-VO-WIPE
ALLEGIANT AIR FOLLOW-SOTVO-WIPE BONITA HEART WALK-VOTOPS
ALLEGIANT AIR FOLLOW-SOTVO TEASE SPORTS-2SHOT
ALLEGIANT AIR FOLLOW-PLASMA A)-VO
TOSS TO ANDREA-OC-SS-MAPFLY SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
COLLIER GROW HOUSE BUST-REM-LIVE FILIP IN MONITOR-VO IN PLASMA
COLLIER GROW HOUSE BUST-VOTOPS-WIPE EAGLES ON FILIP-SOT-WIPE
COLLIER GROW HOUSE BUST-SOTVO CHASE FIELER HUSTLE-VOTOPS-WIPE
COLLIER GROW HOUSE BUST-REM-LIVE CHASE REAX-SOTVO-WIPE
LEE COUNTY ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT-trx(2)SSTOPS TEXAS A&M FLORIDA-VOTOPS-WIPE
FM CLEAN WATER RALLY-VO-WIPE CLEMSON FLORIDA STATE-VOTOPS-WIPE
FM ARTWALK-trxVOTOPS NCAA SCORES-CGTOPS
NEXT AT SIX OPEN-CLIP PHIL DORN-VO IN PLASMA
TEASE ONE------------ DORN ON LEAVING-SOT-WIPE
A) CHRISTIE SCANDAL LATEST-SOTVO PHOENIX OPEN RD 3-VOTOPS-WIPE
A) CHRISTIE SCANDAL LATEST-SOTVO DUBAI GOLF RD 3-VOTOPS
WEATHER-STC SUPER BOWL WEATHER-ON CAM
CHRISTIE SCANDAL LATEST-PLASMA PRATER SET FOR BIG GAME-VOTOPS-WIPE
CHRISTIE SCANDAL LATEST-trxPKG PRATER REAX-SOT
NIGHTLY NEWS PUSH-VO SPORTS CLOSE-ON CAM
NEW AT SIX OPEN-CLIP CLOSE-4SHOT
TEASE TWO------------  


DIRECTORS PAGE


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HEADLINES-SOT


A MAJOR BOMBSHELL FOR THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.

NEW DETAILS SURFACING -- AFTER A ROGUE CHEMIST TAMPERED WITH KEY EVIDENCE.

02:01-02:08 prescription drugs were substituted with over the counter medication

WHY THE BREACH COULD ALLOW A NUMBER OF CONVICTED CRIMINALS TO WALK FREE --

PLUS --

DEPUTIES TELL US -- THIS MAN WALKED INTO A FORT MYERS HOTEL -- WITH GUNS DRAWN --

DEMANDING CRASH, BEFORE FLEEING THE SCENE.

AND --

TRAVEL NIGHTMARE IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY --

ALLEGIANT AIR PASSENGERS -- STRANDED FOR NEARLY A WEEK --

AS AIRLINE'S REPUTATION CONTINUES TO TAKE A NOSEDIVE.

THE NEWS AT SIX -- STARTS NOW. Return to index of stories...


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TOSS TO TY-OC-CG-OBX


TONIGHT A ROGUE CHEMIST IS THE FOCUS OF A MAJOR UNPRECEDENTED STATEWIDE INVESTIGATION -

THAT COULD LEAD TO THOUSANDS OF CONVICTED CRIMINALS BEING LET GO.

THE SCIENTIST IS ACCUSED OF STEALING PILLS HE WAS ASKED TO PERFORM TESTS ON - POTENTIALLY BOTCHING THOUSANDS OF CASES.

DOZENS OF THOSE ARE RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

LEE COUNTY SHERIFF MIKE SCOTT SAYS HIS OFFICE IS FORCED TO REVIEW 47 CASES HANDLED BY THE STATE.

49 ARE BEING LOOKED AT IN COLLIER COUNTY.

FORT MYERS POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS ABOUT 20 CASES UNDER REVIEW.

NBC 2'S TY RUSSELL HAS BEEN FOLLOWING THIS STORY ALL DAY.

HE'S LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM WITH MORE. Return to index of stories...


FDLE INVESTIGATION-NWSRM


THE SPARK OF THIS STATEWIDE INVESTIGATION STARTED OVER MISSING

PRESCRIPTION PAIN PILLS.

OFFICIALS SAY A SCIENTIST IN A CRIME LAB IS RESPONSIBLE FOR REPLACING THOSE PILLS WITH OVER THE COUNTER DRUGS.

NOW--MORE THAN 26-HUNDRED CASES ARE UNDER INVESTIGATION STATEWIDE. Return to index of stories...


FDLE INVESTIGATION-trxPKG


FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATORS ARE TRAVELING TO

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

3:45-3:50 "Keep in mind we are now in the early stages of a criminal

investigation."

AFTER

COMMISSIONER GERALD BAILY ANNOUNCED A CHEMIST WITH THE PENSACOLA

REGIONAL CRIME LAB HAS REMOVED FROM HIS POST.

THE SCIENTIST IS ACCUSED OF STEALING PAIN PILLS MEANT TO BE USED AS EVIDENCE.

FDLE LEADERS NOW HAVE TO LOOK AT EVERY CASE HE WORKED FROM 2006 TO NOW.

05:11-05:16

"What was in the evidence bag was actually over the counter."

LEE COUNTY SHERIFF MIKE SCOTT IS WORKING WITH FDLE ON 47 CASES.

COLLIER COUNTY INVESTIGATORS WILL REVIEW 49.

FORT MYERS POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL REVIEW ABOUT 20.

4:15-4:22 sheriff mike Scott "We will be able to work through those

cases and sort of get those addressed in a fairly short order."

SCOTT IS RELIEVED THE CHEMIST ONLY HELPED WITH A SMALL

NUMBER OF CASES.

01:11-01:15 mike Scott "They're all very very old back in the the 06 and 07"

SCOTT SAYS THE COUNTY'S CRIME LAB WAS UP AND RUNNING IN 2007, SO L-C-S-O COULD HANDLE IT'S OWN TESTS. Return to index of stories...


FDLE INVESTIGATION-NWSRM


THE CHEMIST IS UNDER INVESTIGATION - NO WORD TONIGHT IF HE WILL FACE CHARGES.

THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF AND OTHERS ARE MEETING WITH THE FDLE

COMMISSIONER TONIGHT.

THEYRE ALL EXPRESSING CONCERNS ABOUT POSSIBLE CONVICTED DRUG DEALERS

WALKING FREE OR FILING LAWSUITS.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM, TY RUSSELL. NBC 2 Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO HOLLIE-ONCAM


DEVELOPING TONIGHT --

THE NIGHTMARE CONTINUES FOR ALLEGIANT PASSENGERS IN PUNTA GORDA.

THE AIRLINE CANCELLED ALL FLIGHTS AT THE LAST MINUTE ON FRIDAY--LEAVING HUNDREDS STRANDED.

NBC2'S HOLLIE HOJEK --

JUST GOT OFF THE PHONE WITH ONE OF THOSE PASSENGERS -- WHO TOOK MATTERS INTO HER OWN HANDS. Return to index of stories...


ALLEGIANT AIR FOLLOW-trxPLASMA


IRIS DEHOYOS FROM CAPE CORAL SAYS SHE AND HER FAMILY WERE SUPPOSE TO BE ON VACATION IN TENNESSEE ON THURSDAY--

INSTEAD--RIGHT NOW, THEY'RE DRIVING TO KNOXVILLE IN A RENTAL CAR.

THATS AFTER HER ALLEGIANT AIRLINE FLIGHT GOT CANCELLED-TWICE. Return to index of stories...


ALLEGIANT AIR FOLLOW-VOTOPS-WIPE


THIS IS VIDEO FROM THE PUNTA GORDA AIRPORT YESTERDAY.

HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE SPRAWLED ALL OVER-- STUCK WITH

NOWHERE TO GO.

AT 3 OCLOCK FRIDAY--

ALLEGIANT AIRLINES CANCELLED ALL FLIGHTS.

THE AIRLINE BLAMED IT ON BAD WEATHER-

BUT PASSENGERS DIDN'T BUY IT.

DEHOYOS SAYS THE AIRLINE OFFERED TO RESCHEDULE PASSENGERS FLIGHTS--FOR

SOME TIME- WITHIN THE NEXT TWO WEEKS!

DEHOYOS AND HER FAMILY WERE DONE WAITING-- AND RENTED A CAR INSTEAD.

WHEN I SPOKE TO HER ON THE PHONE-- SHE WAS STILL ON HER WAY TO

THE SMOKIES. Return to index of stories...


ALLEGIANT AIR FOLLOW-SOTVO-WIPE


"I'm still driving at this time. So were not only losing the two days

that we lost at the aiport. we lost the day driving, and were going to

lose a whole other day because we have to leave a day early to drive

back."

DEHOYOS SAYS FORTUNATELY FOR HER-- IT'S JUST A FAMILY VACATION.

SHE SAYS OTHERS STRANDED AT THE AIPORT HAD MUCH MORE IMPORTANT PLACES TO BE. Return to index of stories...


ALLEGIANT AIR FOLLOW-SOTVO


"There was a lady there I felt worse for because I was told she missed

her son's funeral, because of the flight delays, someone else missed

their wedding. Other people were out of heart medication."

RIGHT NOW DEHOYOS HAS NO IDEA IF SHE WILL GET REIMBURSED FOR THE

CANCELLED FLIGHTS.

SHE WAS TOLD TO CALL CUSTOMER SERVICE.

BUT SHE SAYS WHEN SHE DID SHE WAS PUT ON HOLD FOR AT LEAST AN HOUR THEN THE CALL WAS DROPPED. Return to index of stories...


ALLEGIANT AIR FOLLOW-PLASMA


WHEN WE CALLED ALLEGIANT AIRLINE CUSTOMER SERVICE TONIGHT A RECORDING TOLD US BECAUSE OF HIGH CALL VOLUME-- WE'D BE ON HOLD FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES BEFORE SPEAKING WITH SOMEONE.

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TOSS TO ANDREA-OC-SS-MAPFLY


A MAJOR DRUG BUST IN COLLIER COUNTY UNCOVERS HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF POT - AND LANDS A WOMAN IN JAIL.

FOR MONTHS, INVESTIGATORS TRACKED 27-YEAR-OLD OLGA NACIF.

SHE WAS ARRESTED AND ACCUSED OF GROWING -

95 POT PLANTS IN A COLLIER COUNTY HOME.

IT'S ALL HAPPENING ALONG GREENBACK CIRCLE, IN NAPLES.

THAT'S WHERE NBC2'S ANDREA HUBBELL JOINS US LIVE -- WITH THE VERY LATEST. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER GROW HOUSE BUST-REM-LIVE


THESE PLANTS ARE VALUED AT 285 THOUSAND DOLLARS.

AND ALONG THIS QUIET STREET - NO ONE HAD ANY IDEA ALL OF THIS WAS HAPPENING INSIDE THE NOW ABANDONED HOME. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER GROW HOUSE BUST-VOTOPS-WIPE


BEHIND THESE LOCKED DOORS DETECTIVES FOUND 95 PLANTS - WEIGHING IN AT A TOTAL OF EIGHT POUNDS.

BESIDE THAT MARIJUANA, NACIF IS ACCUSED OF STORING EQUIPMENT TO GROW THE ILLEGAL DRUG.

ALL THAT ADDS UP TO AN ESTIMATED 30 THOUSAND DOLLARS.

MEANWHILE NEIGHBORS ON EITHER SIDE OF THIS QUIET OPERATION WERE CLUELESS. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER GROW HOUSE BUST-SOTVO


16:21:05:12 - 16:21:12:17

MATT BERTGES/NEIGHBOR

"I GREW UP HERE IN THE ESTATES AND I KNEW IT WAS AROUND. I JUST HOPED IT WAS NEVER IN MY PART OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD. AND NOW IT IS." Return to index of stories...


COLLIER GROW HOUSE BUST-REM-LIVE


ANOTHER NEIGHBOR SAYS EVEN THOUGH THEY DIDN'T KNOW WHAT WAS GOING ON.HE'S NOT SURPRISED.

AND THAT - THERE HAVE BEEN A NUMBER OF GROWING HOUSES JUST LIKE THIS ONE ALL OVER THIS QUIET STREET.

AH -- NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


LEE COUNTY ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT-trx(2)SSTOPS


DEPUTIES ARE ON THE HUNT FOR A SUSPECT WHO THEY SAY ROBBED A HOTEL.

IT HAPPENED AT THE SPRINGHILL SUITES ON MARKETPLACE ROAD IN FORT MYERS, LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.

THESE ARE PICTURES FROM THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE SUSPECT WENT INTO THE LOBBY AND DEMANDED MONEY.

THAT'S WHEN HE GOT THE MONEY -- AND RAN OFF.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


FM CLEAN WATER RALLY-VO-WIPE


"STAY ENGAGED, WITHOUT OUTRAGE."

THAT IS THE MOTTO FROM ENVIRONMENTALISTS AND ACTIVISTS WHO CAME OUT TO RALLY FOR CLEANER WATER.

THE GROUP SAY IT'S IMPORTANT TO KEEP FIGHTING FOR CLEANER WATER ALONG THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER.

YOU'LL REMEMBER MILLIONS OF GALLONS OF LAKE OKECHOBEE WATER WAS RELEASED INTO THE RIVER LAST SUMMER.

ORGANIZERS SAY IT'S IMPORTANT TO KEEP THE FIGHT GOING EVEN DURING DRIER MONTHS.

THERE ARE 300-THOUSAND ACTIVISTS FROM COAST TO COAST PARTICIPATING IN THE RALLY. Return to index of stories...


FM ARTWALK-trxVOTOPS


THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE AT THIS YEARS ART FEST.

THOUSANDS FLOODED DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS TODAY.

WHITE TENTS LINED UP ALONG THE STREETS FILLED WITH UNIQUE ART WORK.

VISITORS COME FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY TO CHECK OUT THE ANNUAL EVENT.

ARTFEST RUNS AGAIN TOMORROW, SUNDAY UNTIL 5 P-M. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT SIX OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE ONE------------


Gov. Chris Christie/New Jersey:53-1:01

"I had no knowledge of this. The planning, the execution, or anything about it.

BUT THAT'S NOT WHAT A FORMER FRIEND OF THE NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR IS SAYING.

NEW DETAILS STEMMING FROM THE INFAMOUS BRIDGEGATE SCANDAL.

TONIGHT -- WE'RE LEARNING, THE CONSEQUENCES COULD BE SEVERE.

we might proceed into an impeachment."

CHRISTIE -- STICKING BY HIS STORY --

AS MAJOR QUESTIONS ARE LEFT UNANSWERED.

WHAT'S AHEAD -- FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULL. Return to index of stories...


A) CHRISTIE SCANDAL LATEST-SOTVO


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A) CHRISTIE SCANDAL LATEST-SOTVO


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WEATHER-STC


AD LIB WEATHER TEASE Return to index of stories...


CHRISTIE SCANDAL LATEST-PLASMA


DRAMA OVER NEW JERSEY'S GOVERNOR -- TAKING A TURN TONIGHT.

NEW DEVELOPMENTS SURROUNDING THE NEW CHRIS CHRISTIE'S BRIDGEGATE SCANDAL.

NOW -- A FORMER FRIEND AND ALLY OF CHRISTIE SAYS THE GOVERNOR "DID" KNOW ABOUT THE CONTROVERSIAL LANE CLOSINGS AS THEY WERE HAPPENING --

SOMETHING THE GOVERNOR PREVIOUSLY DENIED. Return to index of stories...


CHRISTIE SCANDAL LATEST-trxPKG


New Jersey:01

"I would think the governor's gotta consider resigning for the good of the state of New Jersey, without question."

THAT'S FORMER GOVERNOR DICK CODEY, WHO GAINED OFFICE WHEN JIM MCGREEVEY RESIGNED 10 YEARS AGO.

THE LATEST BOMBSHELL WAS FIRED BY DAVID WILDSTEIN AND HIS ATTORNEY ALAN ZEGAS.

S/ David Wildstein / Former Official At The Port Authority Of New York And New Jersey:16

"On the advice of my counsel, I respectfully assert my right to remain silent."

WILDSTEIN TOOK THE FIFTH WHEN A LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE TRIED TO GRILL HIM ON THE EXPLOSIVE EMAILS, DEALING WITH THE DELIBERATE SHUTDOWN OF 2 LOCAL LANES TO THE GW--CAUSING TRAFFIC CHAOS FOR A WEEK BACK IN SEPTEMBER.

THE GOVERNOR 3 WEEKS AGO.

S/ Chris Christie / Governor of New Jersey:33

"I am humiliated by the fact that I did not know this and that I was deceived."

BUT IN A LETTER TODAY TO THE PORT AUTHORITY SEEKING HELP WITH LEGAL FEES.WILDSTEIN'S LAWYER WROTE: "EVIDENCE EXISTS. TYING MR. CHRISTIE TO HAVING KNOWLEDGE OF THE LANE CLOSURES DURING THE PERIOD WHEN THE LANES CLOSED, CONTRARY TO WHAT THE GOVERNOR STATED PUBLICLY."

BUT WHILE GOVERNOR CHRISTIE, HERE IN NEW YORK FOR A HOWARD STERN BIRTHDAY PARTY FRIDAY NIGHT, SAID NOTHING EVEN AS HE WAS LEAVING.

HIS OFFICE DID ISSUE THIS STATEMENT.

"MR WILDSTEIN'S LAWYER CONFIRMS WHAT THE GOVERNOR HAS SAID ALL ALONG, HE HAD ABSOLUTELY NO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OF THE LANE CLOSURES."

THEN ADDING.

"HE ONLY FIRST LEARNED LANES WERE CLOSED WHEN IT WAS REPORTED BY THE PRESS."

CHRISTIE'S EPIC NEARLY 2 HOUR NEWS CONFERENCE THREE WEEKS AGO TRIED TO DISTANCE HIMSELF FROM HIS OWN, OTHERWISE TIGHTLY CONTROLLED ASSOCIATES KNOWN TO BE INVOLVED.

BUT IF THERE IS PROOF HE WASN'T TELLING THE TRUTH?

S/ Dick Codey / Former Governor 1:51

"Then we might proceed into an impeachment." Return to index of stories...


NIGHTLY NEWS PUSH-VO


THE BIGGEST QUESTION TONIGHT -- WHAT DID THE GOVERNOR KNOW -- AND *WHEN DID HE KNOW IT?

STRAIGHT AHEAD AT 6:30 -- LESTER HOLT HAS CONTINUING COVERAGE ON THE CHRISTE BRIDGEGATE SCANDAL.

THAT'S NEXT -- ON NBC NIGHTLY NEWS. Return to index of stories...


NEW AT SIX OPEN-CLIP


ALL NEW AT 6 OPEN Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO------------


IT'S NOT YOUR NORMAL PATIENT FOR THIS LOCAL DENTIST.

WHY THIS 300-POUND TIGER WAS FORCED TO HAVE HIS TOOTH PULLED, TODAY.

PLUS THIS --

we're sure that we could bring this community

together and I think we have.

AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT THEY DID.

NEW VIDEO TONIGHT FROM A SPECIAL EVENT -- ALL FOR HEART AWARENESS MONTH.

STAY WITH US - WE'RE BACK IN 2-MINUTES. Return to index of stories...


A) TIGER ROOT CANAL-VOTOPS-WIPE


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B) FM HEART WALK-SOTVO


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FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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FORECAST-WXWALL


WX RUNDOWN:

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.

Another round of fog will be possible overnight into Sunday morning, but once the fog lifts away by mid morning, we're set to see a mostly sunny sky along with unseasonably warm temperatures as highs climb back into the low to mid 80s.

For those who have been hoping for a stretch of warmer weather, this is definitely the week for you. A warm, sunny weather pattern stays locked in place through the next several days, and we may even be close to near-record warmth during the afternoons.

Highs will be in the mid 80s, and lows will only settle into the mid to upper 60s.

Isolated showers will be possible in the afternoon starting Wednesday, but rain chances should only be around 30%.

Watch for developing fog on most mornings this week, but overall, it's a nice looking forecast across Southwest Florida through the next week.

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.

Another round of fog will be possible overnight into Sunday morning, but once the fog lifts away by mid morning, we're set to see a mostly sunny sky along with unseasonably warm temperatures as highs climb back into the low to mid 80s.

For those who have been hoping for a stretch of warmer weather, this is definitely the week for you. A warm, sunny weather pattern stays locked in place through the next several days, and we may even be close to near-record warmth during the afternoons.

Highs will be in the mid 80s, and lows will only settle into the mid to upper 60s.

Isolated showers will be possible in the afternoon starting Wednesday, but rain chances should only be around 30%.

Watch for developing fog on most mornings this week, but overall, it's a nice looking forecast across Southwest Florida through the next week.

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.

Another round of fog will be possible overnight into Sunday morning, but once the fog lifts away by mid morning, we're set to see a mostly sunny sky along with unseasonably warm temperatures as highs climb back into the low to mid 80s.

For those who have been hoping for a stretch of warmer weather, this is definitely the week for you. A warm, sunny weather pattern stays locked in place through the next several days, and we may even be close to near-record warmth during the afternoons.

Highs will be in the mid 80s, and lows will only settle into the mid to upper 60s.

Isolated showers will be possible in the afternoon starting Wednesday, but rain chances should only be around 30%.

Watch for developing fog on most mornings this week, but overall, it's a nice looking forecast across Southwest Florida through the next week. Return to index of stories...


TIGER ROOT CANAL-trxVOTOPS-WIPE


A 300 POUND TIGER DID WHAT MANY OF US DON'T LIKE DOING.

HE TOOK A TRIP TO THE DENTIST.

FRANKIE THE TIGER HAD A TOOTH PULLED AT THE PUNTA GORDA ANIMAL

HOSPITAL THIS MORNING.

A TEAM OF VETERINARIANS WORKED FOR ABOUT TWO HOURS ON THE TIGER'S MOUTH.

VETS SAY THE ANIMAL HAS BEEN IN PAIN FOR SEVERAL MONTHS BECAUSE OF A

DISEASED TOOTH. Return to index of stories...


TIGER ROOT CANAL-SOTVO


Laurie Caron/ Octogon Wildlife Sanctuary Manager 13:29:45-13:29:53

"It's just a blessing they could bring him in here and extract that

tooth to et all that infection out of there as well."

FRANKIE IS EXPECTED TO MAKE A FULL RECOVERY.

THE TIGER IS ALMOST TWO YEARS OLD.

HE'S A RESCUE, NOW STAYING AT THE OCTAGON WILDLIFE SANCTUARY IN PUNTA GORDA. Return to index of stories...


FM CAR SHOW-VO-WIPE


NEW FROM LEE COUNTY --

GEARHEADS GOT A REAL TREAT TODAY.

THE EDISON AND FORD ESTATES HELD ITS ANNUAL ANTIQUE CAR SHOW.

MORE THAN A BUNDRED OLDER MODEL CARS COVERED THE PROPERTY.

THE CAR SHOW HONORS HENRY FORD- OF COURSE THE PIONEER OF AUTOMOBILES. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES BOAT SHOW-VOTOPS


HUNDREDS OF BOATS ARE MAKING THEIR DEBUT IN NAPLES THIS WEEKEND.

YOU HAVE ONE MORE DAY TO CATCH THE BOAT SHOW AT AT THE FLORIDA

SPORTS PARK IN NAPLES TOMORROW. Return to index of stories...


HEALTHCAST OPEN-CLIP


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COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR-VO-WIPE


DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR BODY MASS INDEX IS?

OR WHAT THAT EVEN MEANS?

DOZENS OF PEOPLE FOUND OUT FOR THE FIRST TIME TODAY.

IT'S PART OF A SERIES OF FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIRS IN LEE COUNTY.

NURSES FROM LEE MEMORIAL ARE WORKING WITH SPONSORS TO PUT ON PROGRAMS.

IT PROVIDES WELLNESS SCREENINGS,

AS WELL AS TIPS FOR HEALTHY LIVING -- ALL AT NO COST. Return to index of stories...


BONITA HEART WALK-VOTOPS


MEANWHILE --

TODAY STARTS HEART AWARENESS MONTH.

THIS IS A LOOK AT THE FIRST ANNUAL BROOKS HEART WALK AND RIDE IN BONITA SPRINGS.

THE COMMUNITY GOT INVOLVED TO HELP RAISE MONEY AND AWARENESS ABOUT THE DANGERS HEART DISEASE AND HOW IT

CAN BE PREVENTED.

THE GROUP RAISED OVER 17-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION. Return to index of stories...


TEASE SPORTS-2SHOT


A DAY OFF FROM THE MEDIA FOR THE PLAYERS AND COACHES AT THE SUPER BOWL

TIME TO GET DOWN TO BUSINESS. MATT PRATER SHOULD LIKE THE CONDITIONS

F-G-C-U WON ITS FIRST GAME WITHOUT FILIP CVJETICANIN LAST NIGHT. HOW WILL THEY ROLL WITHOUT HIS OUTSIDE SHOOTING FOR NEXT 2 GAMES? Return to index of stories...


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SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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FILIP IN MONITOR-VO IN PLASMA


THIS IS HOW YOU'LL SEE FILIP CVJETICANIN FOR THE NEXT TWO F-G-C-U GAMES: WEARING A POLO SHIRT OR HIS WARMUP TOP.

HE WON'T BE ROAMING THE THREE-POINT LINE IN HIS JERSEY.

THAT'S BECAUSE FILIP IS SERVING A THREE-GAME SUSPENSION FOR BREAKING A TEAM RULE.

THE EAGLES WON WITHOUT HIM LAST NIGHT.

BUT HOW WILL HIS ABSENCE EFFECT F-G-C-U THE NEXT TWO GAMES? Return to index of stories...


EAGLES ON FILIP-SOT-WIPE


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CHASE FIELER HUSTLE-VOTOPS-WIPE


THERE WERE TIMES FRIDAY NIGHT THAT IT LOOKED LIKE THE EAGLES WOULD LOSE.

BUT AFTER TRAILING BY FIVE. CHASE FIELER MADE A PAIR OF HUSTLE PLAYS TO ENERGIZE HIS TEAM.

DIVING FOR A LOOSE BALL.

THEN MAKING A BIG-TIME BLOCK THAT LED TO TRANSITION POINTS. Return to index of stories...


CHASE REAX-SOTVO-WIPE


THE F-G-C-U WOMEN TRY TO MAKE IT NINE-AND-OHH IN ATLANTIC SUN CONFERENCE PLAY TONIGHT.

THEY'LL TIP WITH NORTHERN KENTUCKY AT SEVEN P-M. Return to index of stories...


TEXAS A&M FLORIDA-VOTOPS-WIPE


THE THIRD-RANKED FLORIDA MEN. OUT FOR THEIR 13TH-STRAIGHT WIN. HOSTING TEXAS A&M.

CASEY PRATHER HAD THINGS WORKING WELL EARLY. REVERSES IT FOR A FOUR POINT LEAD.

THEN ON THE BREAK. KASEY HILL CAN'T SCORE IT, BUT PATRICK YOUNG SURE CAN.

GATORS CRUSH THE AGGIES, 69-36. Return to index of stories...


CLEMSON FLORIDA STATE-VOTOPS-WIPE


THE PACE. MUCH SLOWER FOR CLEMSON AND FLORIDA STATE AT THE TUCKER CENTER.

IT TOOK THE NOLES MORE THAN 38 MINUTES TO HIT THEIR FIRST THREE. THERE IT IS FROM AARON THOMAS. CLEMSON STILL LED BY SEVEN.

AND THE TIGERS FINISH THE JOB. JORDAN ROPER GETS THE BREAKAWAY.

CLEMSON WINS, 53-49. Return to index of stories...


NCAA SCORES-CGTOPS


MIAMI BEATS NORFOLK STATE.

OHIO STATE EDGES WISCONSIN IN A GREAT BIG-TEN MATCHUP.

AND LATER TONIGHT. THE TWO WINNINGEST COACHES IN COLLEGE HOOPS HISTORY. JIM BOEHEIM AND MIKE KRZYZEWSKI. FACE OFF AT THE CARRIER DOME AS SECOND-RANKED SYRACUSE HOSTS 17TH-RANKED DUKE. Return to index of stories...


PHIL DORN-VO IN PLASMA


AFTER NINE SEASONS AS BISHOP VEROT'S HEAD FOOTBALL COACH. PHIL DORN IS RETURNING TO COLLEGE COACHING.

HE'S THE NEW OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR AT ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY.

WE SPOKE WITH DORN ABOUT THE MOVE LAST NIGHT.

PHIL SAYS HE'LL MISS VEROT. BUT IS THRILLED TO WORK AGAIN WITH COLLEGE STUDENTS. Return to index of stories...


DORN ON LEAVING-SOT-WIPE


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PHOENIX OPEN RD 3-VOTOPS-WIPE


THREE ROUNDS. IN THE BOOKS AT THE P-G-A TOUR'S PHOENIX OPEN.

YOUR LEADER. FORREST GUMP'S BEST GOOD FRIEND. BUBBA!

BUBBA WATSON. SETS UP A BIRDIE AT SIX WITH THIS NICE APPROACH SHOT.

HE LEADS BY TWO AT FIFTEEN UNDER. Return to index of stories...


DUBAI GOLF RD 3-VOTOPS


RORY MCILROY NO LONGER HOLDS THE TITLE OF "LEADER" AT THE DUBAI DESERT CLASSIC.

THAT'S BECAUSE HE'S BEEN PASSED BY DEFENDING CHAMPION STEPHEN GALLACHER.

GALLACHER NOW LEADS MCILROY BY TWO STROKES. THANKS TO HIS SEVEN BIRDIES AND EAGLE ON THE BACK NINE.

HIS 28 AFTER THE TURN. TYING THE ALL-TIME RECORD ON THE EUROPEAN TOUR.

GALLACHER SHOT 63 FOR HIS TOTAL ROUND.

TIGER WOODS IS 11 SHOTS BACK. Return to index of stories...


SUPER BOWL WEATHER-ON CAM


ALL WORRIES OF THE SUPER BOWL BEING PLAYED IN HORRIBLE WEATHER CONDITIONS APPEAR TO HAVE FADED.

JASON WILL GIVE YOU HIS KICKOFF FORECAST IN A MOMENT.

PLAYERS AND FANS. WITH A BIG SIGH OF RELIEF THAT THE WEATHER WON'T GET IN THE WAY OF A GREAT MATCHUP BETWEEN THE BRONCOS AND SEAHAWKS. Return to index of stories...


PRATER SET FOR BIG GAME-VOTOPS-WIPE


THAT'S GREAT NEWS FOR MATT PRATER. THE ESTERO HIGH GRAD WHOSE LEG COULD BE THE DIFFERENCE ON SUNDAY.

THE BRONCOS KICKER HAS BEEN EXCEPTIONAL OUTDOORS. MISSING JUST TWO FIELD GOALS ATTEMPT ANYWHERE THIS SEASON AND POSTSEASON.

PRATER HAS BEEN CAREFUL NOT TO OVERHYPE HIMSELF FOR THE BIG GAME. Return to index of stories...


PRATER REAX-SOT


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SPORTS CLOSE-ON CAM


THE FLORIDA EVERBLADES SNAPPED A FOUR-GAME LOSING STREAK FRIDAY.

THEY'RE BACK ON THE ICE AT GERMAIN ARENA TONIGHT AT SEVEN AGAINST GREENVILLE.

AND ANDREW BYNUM HAS SIGNED WITH THE PACERS FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON.

THE HEAT HAD BEEN IN THE MIX TO SIGN HIM.

THAT'S SPORTS. WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-4SHOT


GOODBYE Return to index of stories...