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DIRECTOR PAGE FACEBOOK 10 YEARS-SOTVO
SHOW OPEN-CLIP TEASE TWO-ON CAM
COLLIER BULLYING PROPOSAL-2SH TZ2 A) TEEN NO SMOKING-VO-WIPE
COLLIER BULLYING PROPOSAL-PKG TZ2 B) MONKEY ON LOOSE-SOTVO
RIVER HALL DEVELOPMENT-trx VO ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP
FL DUNN TRIAL-VO-WIPE FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
FL DUNN TRIAL-SOTVO TEEN NO SMOKING CAMPAIGN-trx VOTOPS, VO
ANOTHER WINTER STORM-PLASMAVO TEEN NO SMOKING CAMPAIGN-PKG
ANOTHER WINTER STORM-PKG TEEN NO SMOKING CAMPAIGN-OC
ANOTHER WINTER STORM-TAG NEW COLLIER HOSPITAL-trx VO
FARM BILL PASSED-VO ROAD TO SOCHI CLIP-CLIP
SUPER BOWL SEX TRAFFICKING-trx VO SOCHI MEDALS-VO
FL WALMART IPAD THEFT-trx VOTOPS TEAM USA OLYMPIC PREPS-trx VOTOPS-WIPE
FL SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE-VO TEAM USA OLYMPIC PREPS-SOT, SS
FL COW RESCUED-O-AniBX, VO EDISON HYMN SING-NATSVO-WIPE
JEOPARDY STRATEGY-VO-WIPE EDISON HYMN SING-SOTVO
JEOPARDY STRATEGY-SOTVO TEASE THREE-2SHOT
TEASE ONE-2SHOT TZ3 A) CHARCO SHUTTERS-VO-WIPE
TZ1 A) TARGET DATA BREACH-VO-WIPE AHEAD AT 6-BANNER
TZ1 B) CHARCO SHUTTER THEFT-VOTOPS A) sparks and johnson state charges-VO
TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC FL MONKEY ON THE LOOSE-TC MON, VO-WIPE
TARGET DATA BREACH-trx OC FL MONKEY ON THE LOOSE-SOTVO
TARGET DATA BREACH-PKG CHARCO SHUTTER THEFT-trx OC
TARGET DATA BREACH-TAG CHARCO SHUTTER THEFT-PKG
FACEBOOK 10 YEARS-VO-WIPE SELL THE 6PM-2SHOT


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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COLLIER BULLYING PROPOSAL-2SH


ALL NEW AT 5:30 --

THE COLLIER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TAKES NEW STEPS TO CRACK DOWN ON BULLIES.

ON AND *OFF CAMPUS.

IT MEANS STUDENTS WHO CYBER BULLY OR HARASASS ANOTHER STUDENT OFF SCHOOL GROUNDS WOULD STILL FACE PENALTIES.

NBC 2S BRYAN ANDERSON BREAKS DOWN THE CONTROVERSIAL CHANGES. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER BULLYING PROPOSAL-PKG


EVERYONE CAN AGREE SCHOOL BULLYING IS DESTRUCTIVE.

Sarah Dubay, Anti-bullying advocate

42:26-:29

Bullying is it's outrageous these days. It's really bad.

IN COLLIER COUNTY, THE SCHOOL DISTRICT HANDLES CASES ONLY ON SCHOOL GROUNDS.

SO WHO IS KEEPING TRACK OF BULLYING OFF CAMPUS?

Sarah Dubay, Anti-bullying advocate

41:30

Oh gosh. That's a hard question.

TODAY, SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS ARE CONSIDERING CHANGING THEIR POLICIES.

CRACKING DOWN ON BOTH PHYSICAL AND CYBER BULLYING.

STANDUP

under the changes if a student or staff bullies someone through a text.for example at the park.they could get in trouble.

Or if they sent that message reading a book at the library.Anywhere for that matter.even walking down the street.the school board would be able to punish you.

SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE AND MOTHER KELLY LICHTER CALLS THE MOVE INSTRUSIVE AND.

Kelly Lichter, Parent & School Board candidate

:25:56-:03

I find it a bit ironic because they've really shoved down this bring your own device program. I feel it's an overreach of the district.

THIS RETIRED TEACHER SAYS AT HOME PARENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE.

SHE SUPPORTS THE CHANGE, BUT ISN'T CONFIDENT IT'S FEASIBLE.

Jean Mohr, Retired Teacher

:38:45-:47

I think it would be wonderful if it worked.

THE SCHOOL DISTRICT ISSUED A STATEMENT SAYING IN PART.

THE LANGUAGE IS BASED ON THE REQUIREMENTS OF LEGISLATION PASSED IN 2013.

ANTI-BULLYING ADVOCATE SARAH DUBAY TALKS TO LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLERS ON THE ISSUE.

SHE TELLS US REAL CHANGE TAKES A GROUP APPROACH.

41:59-:05

It is intrusive, but at least be aware of it. Let their family know they're aware of it. But it's really a toss up.

IN COLLIER COUNTY, BRYAN ANDERSON, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


RIVER HALL DEVELOPMENT-trx VO


A SECOND CHANCE TODAY FOR DEVELOPERS LOOKING TO EXPAND IN ALVA.

GREENPOINTE WANTS TO ADD A THOUSAND MORE HOMES OR CONDOS TO THE RIVER HALL COMMUNITY.

SOME NEIGHBORS HATE THE IDEA AND FOUR LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS VOTED THE PLAN DOWN IN NOVEMBER -- TAMMY HALL'S OLD SEAT WAS EMPTY AT THE TIME.

BUT THE GROUP WANTS ANOTHER SHOT WITH ALL 5 COUNTY LEADERS.

TODAY, COMMISSIONERS AGREED TO LET THE LEE COUNTY ATTORNEY MEET WITH AN INFORMAL MEDIATOR. Return to index of stories...


FL DUNN TRIAL-VO-WIPE


THE JURY WILL BE SEQUESTERED IN A FLORIDA MURDER TRIAL -- THAT'S BEING COMPARED TO THE GEORGE ZIMMERMAN--TRAYVON MARTIN CASE.

47-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL DUNN CLAIMS SELF-DEFENSE WHEN HE KILLED A TEENAGER OUTSIDE A JACKSONVILLE CONVENIENCE STORY.

DUNN SAYS A GROUP OF TEENS POINTED A GUN AT HIM AFTER HE ASKED THEM TO TURN DOWN THEIR MUSIC--

THAT'S WHEN HE GRABBED HIS GUN AND STARTED SHOOTING. Return to index of stories...


FL DUNN TRIAL-SOTVO


Jailhouse Interview

1:15-

"I'm at a loss to justify what I did in the second volley, other than to say I thought they were going to be shooting back."

17-YEAR OLD JORDAN DAVIS DIED IN THE 20-12 SHOOTING.

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ANOTHER WINTER STORM-PLASMAVO


ANOTHER WAVE OF WINTER WEATHER IS SWEEPING ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

ROUND ONE BURIED THE NORTHEAST IN SNOW -- STRANDING THOUSAND OF TRAVELERS.

AS NBC'S CHRIS CLACKUM SHOWS US -- ROUND TWO IS JUST AS BAD. Return to index of stories...


ANOTHER WINTER STORM-PKG


SUPERS:

L/ Kansas City, Missouri

S/ Mayor Sly James / Kansas City, Missouri

L/ Little Rock, Arkansas

L/ New Haven, Connecticut

S/ Chris Clackum Reporting

AS PREDICTED, HEAVY SNOWFALL ARRIVED AROUND MIDDAY IN KANSAS CITY. WITH UP TO A FOOT TO FALL BEFORE THE DAY'S OUT.

"We are well on our way to that right now.we are snowing at an inch an hour"

MUCH OF MISSOURI AND KANSAS. IS BEARING THE BRUNT RIGHT NOW.OF THE SECOND WINTER STORM.SINCE THE WEEKEND.

"There's a lot of people off the streets today which is a good thing."

KANSAS CITY'S MAYOR, THOUGH, IS WARNING RESIDENTS. THE HEAVY SNOW'S JUST THE BEGINNING.

"The main thing is.don't let the fact that the snow stops make you feel so safe and comfortable that you ignore the low temperatures and the things that come with it."

INDEED, BITTER COLD'S BEHIND THE STORM. ANOTHER WEEK, AT LEAST, OF BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL KEEP WHAT'S FALLING NOW. FROZEN FOR AWHILE.

AND THAT INCLUDES THE FREEZING RAIN THAT FELL IN ARKANSAS.WHERE AN ICE STORM WARNING. CAME TOO LATE FOR SOME WHO VENTURED OUT IN LITTLE ROCK.

MORE THAN 118 MILLION AMERICANS IN 32 STATES ARE UNDER SOME FORM OF WINTER WEATHER ALERT.

.AS THE SYSTEM MOVES TO THE NORTHEAST.WHERE PREPS ARE UNDERWAY FOR ITS ARRIVAL.

"I'm just getting a few groceries before the next storm"

THE NEXT STORM THAT'LL PILE UP TO A FOOT OF SNOW ON TOP OF WHAT THE LAST ONE LEFT. THAT JUST HIT ON MONDAY.

CHRIS CLACKUM, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


ANOTHER WINTER STORM-TAG


ACROSS THE COUNTRY TODAY -- MORE THAN A THOUSAND FLIGHTS WERE CANCELLED.

AND AIRLINE OFFICIALS SAY IT MAY EVEN BE WORSE TOMORROW.

SO, IF YOU'RE FLYING -- YOU WILL WANT TO CHECK AHEAD. Return to index of stories...


FARM BILL PASSED-VO


THE FARM BILL PASSED BY THE SENATE TODAY. INCLUDES 125 MILLION TO FIGHT CITRUS GREENING.

CITRUS GREENING IS A DEVASTING DISEASE THAT KILLS ORANGE TREES. ITS COST FLORIDA MORE THAN FOUR BILLION DOLLARS IN RECENT YEARS.

THE BILL CUTS ABOUT 8-BILLION DOLLARS FROM THE FOOD STAMP PROGRAM.

BUT CREATES A NEW CROP INSURANCE PROGRAM TO PROTECT FARMERS FROM CATASTROPHIC LOSSES AND EXPANDS WATER AND SOIL CONSERVATION MEASURES. Return to index of stories...


SUPER BOWL SEX TRAFFICKING-trx VO


THE F-B-I SAYS AGENTS RESCUED 16 TEENS -- FORCED INTO PROSTITUTION -- IN THE WEEKS LEADING UP TO THE SUPER BOWL.

THE CHILDREN RANGED FROM 13 TO 17 YEARS OLD.

AGENTS ALSO SAVED MORE THAN 50 WOMEN AND ARRESTED MORE THAN 45 PIMPS

THE F-B-I SAYS SEX TRAFFICKERS OFTEN TARGET BIG SPORTING EVENTS.

LAST WEEK, POLICE ARRESTED A FLORIDA WOMAN -- WHO INVESTIGATORS SAY TRIED TO PROSTITUTE HER 15-YEAR OLD DAUGHTER FOR THE SUPER BOWL. Return to index of stories...


FL WALMART IPAD THEFT-trx VOTOPS


JUST RELEASED SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWS A MAN STEALING 26 I-PADS FROM A SOUTH FLORIDA WALMART.

YOU CAN SEE -- THE GUY GO BEHIND A COUNTER LAST MONTH --

STUFF THE ELECTRONICS INTO A BAG.

THEN, SIMPLY WALK OUT OF THE STORE.

HE HAS NOT BEEN CAUGHT.

POLICE SAY THE I-PADS ARE WORTH MORE THAN 8-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


FL SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE-VO


POLICE SAY A SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE THAT CLOSED DOWN ROADS AND PUT A SOUTH FLORIDA MIDDLE SCHOOL ON LOCKDOWN TODAY TURNED OUT TO BE A BUNDLE OF PILLOWS.

OFFICERS SAY THEY GOT A CALL ABOUT A STRANGE PACKAGE ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD IN MIRAMAR THIS MORNING

A SHORT TIME LATER --

YOU CAN SEE --

THE BOMB SQUAD ROBOT MOVED IN AND TOOK IT AWAY. Return to index of stories...


FL COW RESCUED-O-AniBX, VO


A COW NEEDED A LITTLE HELP THIS MORNING AFTER IT GOT STUCK ON A BRIDGE -- WEST OF FORT LAUDERDALE.

THE ANIMAL WAS TOO HEAVY FOR THE BRIDGE AND IT COLLAPSED.

RESCUE CREWS HAD TO USE A ROPE AND A CRANE TO PULL THE COW FROM THE BROKEN WOOD.

THE COW HAD GOTTEN LOOSE FROM A NEARBY FARM. Return to index of stories...


JEOPARDY STRATEGY-VO-WIPE


THE REIGNING "JEOPARDY" CHAMPION IS GETTING CHEERS AND JEERS FOR HIS UNORTHDOX PLAY.

ARTHUR CHU SAYS HE USES A STRATEGY TO THROW-OFF HIS COMPETITION.

INSTEAD OF WORKING FROM TOP TO BOTTOM, THE 30-YEAR OLD MAKES RANDOM SELECTIONS -- JUMPING FROM CATEGORY TO CATEGORY.

HE ALSO HUNTS DOWN THOSE "DAILY DOUBLE" QUESTIONS -- USUALLY HIDDEN TOWARDS THE BOTTOM OF THE BOARD. Return to index of stories...


JEOPARDY STRATEGY-SOTVO


Arthur Chu, Jeopardy Contestant

"You're the one jumping back and forth and they're struggling to keep up with you. That's a huge edge."

--BUTT--

"Even if you don't know the daily double and you get it. you can keep someone else from getting it. That's a perfectly valid strategy."

SOME DIE HARD FANS AREN'T IMPRESSED -- CRITCIZING CHU ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

HE'S ON A BREAK RIGHT NOW.

BUT WILLL BE BACK FEBRUARY 24TH -- RIGHT HERE ON NBC 2 -- AFTER THE "BATTLE OF THE DECADES" TOURNAMENT. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2SHOT


WE'RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE SECURITY BREACH THAT LEFT MILLIONS OF HOLIDAY SHOPPERS VUNERABLE.

TODAY --

EXECUTIVES WITH THE TARGET COMPANY TESTIFIED ON CAPITOL HILL.

TURNS OUT --

PREVENTING ANOTHER ATTACK MAY NOT BE SO EASY AFTERALL

PLUS --

STEALING FROM THE POOR.

A CHARLOTTE COUNTY COUPLE ACCUSED OF TAKING PRICY HURRICANE SHUTTERS FROM A CHARITY. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) TARGET DATA BREACH-VO-WIPE


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TZ1 B) CHARCO SHUTTER THEFT-VOTOPS


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TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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TARGET DATA BREACH-trx OC


IN WAKE OF THE MASSIVE SECURITY BREACH AT TARGET AND OTHER RETAILERS --

THERE'S A PUSH TO MAKE SOME CHANGES.

BUT WHO'S GOING TO PAY FOR IT?

AS NBC'S STEVE HANDLESMAN SHOWS US -- THE FIGHT IS JUST BEGINNING AND WHAT THAT MEANS FOR YOU. Return to index of stories...


TARGET DATA BREACH-PKG


WHY AREN'T WE SWITCHING FROM MAGNETIC CREDIT AND DEBIT CARDS THAT YOU SWIPE

TO CARDS WITH CHIPS THAT YOU TOUCH.

AND THEN PUT IN YOUR PIN?

AT TARGET, THE LOSS OF PERSONAL DATA BY MILLIONS OF CUSTOMERS MIGHT HAVE BEEN PREVENTED BY CHIP AND PIN CARDS.

SAID TARGET'S CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, ON CAPITOL HILL.

"That would have rendered the account numbers that were taken far less useful."

CONGRESS IS LEANING ON STORES TO TIGHTEN SECURITY.

Connecticut:26-:33

"That's a key point here: this information belongs to consumers, it's entrusted to retailers."

BUT NEIMAN MARCUS. THAT'S BEEN HIT.

AND TARGET. ARE PUSHING THE BANKS

FOR CHIP AND PIN CARDS. THEY'RE PROVEN IN EUROPE. THERE'S FAR LESS FRAUD.

BUT RESEARCH BY TIME MAGAZINE FOUND THE SWITCH WOULD BE EXPENSIVE FROM THE CURRENT MAG STRIP CARDS.

"It costs about a dollar for an issuer to get each one of them out there.

If you convert to the higher tech chip and pin cards which are more secure, it costs about 3 dollars."

MULTIPLIED BY BILLIONS OF CARDS IN THE U.S.

CONSUMERS UNION'S DELARA DERAKHSHANI "DUH LAURA DEREK SHANI" SAYS MAKE THE CHANGE.

"You know it costs money to update at the point of sale, these terminals. It'll cost money to reissue cards, to make atms compatible.

Steve question: But you think it's worth it?

Her answer: Absolutely!"

BUT FOR NOW. IT'S THE STORES VERSUS THE BANKS VERSUS THE HACKERS.

AND THE VICTIMS ARE US.

HOW ABOUT CATCHING THE HACKERS?? WELL. THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAID TODAY MANY LIVE HALFWAY AROUND THE WORLD IN COUNTRIES THAT WILL NOT EXTRADITE THEM.

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TARGET DATA BREACH-TAG


THE CEO OF TARGET DID SAY TODAY --

HIS COMPANY WOULD INVEST 100-MILLION DOLLARS TO UPGRADE TO THE A MORE SECURE CREDIT CARD SYSTEM EARLY NEXT YEAR. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK 10 YEARS-VO-WIPE


IT STARTED IN A DORM ROOM.

NOW, IT HAS MORE THAN A BILLION USERS AROUND THE WORLD.

THE SOCIAL NETWORK -- FACEBOOK -- TURNS 10-YEARS OLD TODAY.

FOUNDER MARK ZUCKERBURG STARTED IT BACK IN 2004 ON A WHIM --

SO, HARVARD STUDENTS COULD CHECK OUT THEIR CLASSMATES.

HE SAYS HE NEVER IMAGINED IT HAVE SUCH A CULTURAL IMPACT. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK 10 YEARS-SOTVO


Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook Founder

:13-

"It's been-- it-- a pretty amazing journey. It's so rare to have the opportunity to touch a billion people's lives."

Christina Warren/Mashable Senior Tech Analyst

1:09-

"Before Facebook, there really wasn't a place where you had a global directory where each person could say, 'This is my digital foot print on the world.'

SO WHAT ARE FACEBOOOK USERS BIGGEST GRIPES?

PEOPLE WHO SHARE TOO MUCH INFORMATION --

AND ONES WHO SHARE PICTURES OF OTHERS WITHOUT PERMISSION. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-ON CAM


WE KNOW SMOKING IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH --

BUT WHAT ARE THE "REAL" COSTS OF CIGARETTES?

THE FDA FOUND A WAY TO GET THE ATTENTION OF TEENS.

SHOW THEM WHAT SMOKING CAN DO TO THEIR LOOKS.

PLUS --

"All things are possible in Florida."

HALF-EATEN FOOD --

MYSTERIOUS CAR BREAK-INS --

WILDLIFE OFFICIALS SAY A MONKEY IS DOING MORE THAN JUST ROAMING A FLORIDA NEIGHBORHOOD.

WHY IT MAY BE HARD TO CATCH. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) TEEN NO SMOKING-VO-WIPE


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TZ2 B) MONKEY ON LOOSE-SOTVO


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ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT 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.

WARM WEATHER CONTINUES

The forecast continues to call for warm weather; however, a few changes are coming across the computer models today and it looks like we will also be dealing with increasing clouds through the end of the week. Tonight will be partly cloudy, mild and humid once again. Fog will likely develop overnight and possibly reduce visibility in the morning. Our low temperatures will drop to the mid and upper 60's this evening.

We will be tracking a cold front moving toward Florida tomorrow. Skies will become mostly cloudy during the day and high temperatures will hit the lower 80's. This cold front is now forecast to move into the area and stall out across Central/South Florida through Friday. This updated forecast would mean that variable clouds and a few showers are in the picture for Wednesday and Thursday. The front will likely not be pushing cooler weather into our area and high temperatures will continue to top 80 through the weekend.

The long-range forecast still calls for another cold front to move through the area on Sunday. This would likely bring cooler weather and plenty of sunshine back to southwest Florida by Monday next week. Return to index of stories...


TEEN NO SMOKING CAMPAIGN-trx VOTOPS, VO


TODAY -- THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION LAUNCHED A 115-MILLION-DOLLAR AD CAMPAIGN DESIGNED TO SCARE OFF TEEN SMOKERS.

SO HOW ARE THEY DOING IT?

BY FOCUSING ON TWO THINGS THAT MATTER TO TEENS --

LOOKS AND LOSING CONTROL.

NEW AT 5:30 --

NBC 2'S CHARLIE KEEGAN GIVES US A FIRST LOOK AT THE ADS. Return to index of stories...


TEEN NO SMOKING CAMPAIGN-PKG


Bianca Puello, Lehigh Acres

"I was like hey can I try one and they were like ok. 1:27:40

BIANCA PUELLO PICKED UP HER FIRST CIGARETTE WHEN SHE WAS 15.

FIVE YEARS LATER - SHE'S STILL SMOKING.

Bianca Puello, Lehigh Acres

1:27:51 I wish I had never started to be honest. It's horrible. 1:27:55

NOW THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WANTS TO KEEP TEENAGERS LIKE HER FROM LIGHTING UP.

Nats - commercial

NEXT WEEK - THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION WILL LAUNCH THE REAL COST CAMPAIGN. COMMERCIALS WILL TARGET 12 TO 17 YEAR OLDS AND WILL HIGHLIGHT THE DANGERS OF SMOKING.

Nats - commercial

STANDUP 1:47:56 the commercials are loud and messages are clear. But we wanted

to know would it really get teenagers to put down the cigarettes or kick the habit all together? 1:49:06

Bianca Puello, Lehigh Acres

1:28:18 if I would have seen those commercials when I was younger, I definitely would not have picked up a cigarette. 1:28:23

PUELLO SAYS YES - DEFINITELY.

OTHERS LIKE 17-YEAR-OLD BRANDON SUMASKY - WHO'S BEEN SMOKING FOR ABOUT A YEAR - ARENT AFFECTED.

Brandon Sumasky, Alva

1:32:44 Honestly, people are going to do what they want to do. You can't make a person decide not to do his own thing. 1:32:51

SOPHOMORE MADISON SANDERS KNOWS SOME HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATES SMOKE - AND SHE ISN'T OPTIMISTIC THESE COMMERCIALS WILL STOP THEM.

Madison Sanders, HS Sophomore

"they see it all the time on tv, what it does to you. The way people talk when they get

the holes in their throats and stuff and it hasn't stopped them yet. 1:37:14

EXPERTS FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SAY IT'S A WONDERFUL STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION - ITS TIME TO COUNTER THE BIG TOBACCO ADS.

Brendan Donohue, Florida Dept of Health in Lee Co

1:41:27 you're not going to be more athletic and more active bc you smoke. In fact you're probably going to be disabled at some point bc of your smoking 1:41:34

IN FORT MYERS CK NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


TEEN NO SMOKING CAMPAIGN-OC


STRANGELY ENOUGH --

TOBACCO COMPANIES ARE THE ONES PAYING FOR THE ADS -- THROUGH FEES CHARGED BY THE F-D-A. Return to index of stories...


NEW COLLIER HOSPITAL-trx VO


CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY ON A FIRST OF ITS KIND HOSPITAL IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

THIS IS THE NEW LANDMARK HOSPITAL AT THE CORNER OF IMMOKALEE AND GOODLETTE FRANK ROADS IN NAPLES.

IT WILL BE A LONG TERM ACUTE CARE CENTER.

THAT MEANS IT IS MEDICARE CERTIFIED --

AND THE AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY IS 125 DAYS. Return to index of stories...


ROAD TO SOCHI CLIP-CLIP


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SOCHI MEDALS-VO


WE'RE GETTING OUR FIRST LOOK TONIGHT AT THE MEDALS FOR THE WINTER OLYMPICS.

EACH ONE HAS A PRISM OF SNOWY MOUNTAINS, ICE AND THE SEA -- ALL SITES YOU'LL SEE IN SOCHI.

TEN GOLD MEDALS COMMEMORATE THE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE METEORITE THAT EXPLODED OVER RUSSIA.

THEY ACTUALLY CONTAIN PIECES OF THE METEORITE. Return to index of stories...


TEAM USA OLYMPIC PREPS-trx VOTOPS-WIPE


SEVERAL MEMBERS OF TEAM U-S-A SPENT THE DAY TESTING OUT THE OLYMPIC VENUES.

THERE ARE CONCERNS ABOUT THE SAFETY OF SNOWBOARDING SLOPESTYLE COURSE.

A NORWEGIAN FAVORED TO MEDAL -- BROKE HIS COLLARBONE DURING PRACTICE.

OLYMPIC CHAMPION SNOWBOARDER SHAUN WHITE IS AMONG THOSE COMPETING IN THE NEW EVENT. Return to index of stories...


TEAM USA OLYMPIC PREPS-SOT, SS


Shaun White/Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist

:58-

"It's always disappointing when you see a fellow rider go down and is unable to compete. It's definitely intimidating when you've got to go through the same course right after him."

THE WINTER GAMES START THURSDAY -- RIGHT HERE ON NBC 2.

OPENING CEREMONIES ARE FRIDAY. Return to index of stories...


EDISON HYMN SING-NATSVO-WIPE


FOR 25-YEARS -- PEOPLE HAVE BEEN FILLING THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS TO CELEBRATE, DONATE AND SING.

Nats of singing

TODAY IS THE ANNUAL MRS. EDISON'S HYMN SING.

THE EVENT RAISES MONEY AND FOOD FOR THE C-C-M-I SOUP KITCHEN.

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EDISON HYMN SING-SOTVO


12:54:52-5503

Paul deJong

pastor

There's a good feeling around this because we know it's doing good for those who need it but it's also unique with respect to Thomas and mrs Edison

LAST YEAR, MORE THAN 4-THOUSAND POUNDS OF CANNED GOODS WERE COLLECTED AT THE EVENT.

THE FINAL PERFORMANCE IS TONIGHT AT 7.

FESTIVITES FOR THE EDISON FESTIVAL LIGHT include THE BIG PARADE CONTINUE UNTIL THE END OF the MONTH. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2SHOT


A MONKEY ON THE LOOSE IN A NICE, SOUTH FLORIDA NEIGHBORHOOD --

THEY THINK THIS GUY HAS EVEN BROKEN INTO A CAR!

PLUS - TWO PEOPLE IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY ACCUSED OF TRYING TO STEAL DOZENS OF HURRICANE SHUTTERS FROM HABITAT FOR HUMANITY!

HEAR HOW THEY GOT CAUGHT.

AND ALL NEW AT SIX--

A COUPLE WHO ALREADY PLEADED GUILTY TO A HEINOUS SEX ACT INVOLVING A CHILD WANT EVIDENCE THROWN OUT!

NBC2 IS LIVE TO EXPLAIN. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) CHARCO SHUTTERS-VO-WIPE


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AHEAD AT 6-BANNER


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A) sparks and johnson state charges-VO


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FL MONKEY ON THE LOOSE-TC MON, VO-WIPE


LOUD HOWLING.

HALF-EATEN FOOD.

EVEN A RANSACKED CAR.

FLORIDA WILDLIFE OFFICALS SAY -- BLAME IT ON A MONKEY.

THE ANIMAL IS WREAKING HAVOC IN AN APOLLO BEACH NEIGHBORHOOD -- SOUTH OF TAMPA.

SEVERAL NEIGHBORS SAY THEY'VE HEARD THE MONKEY.

SOME HAVE SEEN IT.

ONE EVEN SNAPPED PICTURES OF IT SITTING ON THE SIDEWALK. Return to index of stories...


FL MONKEY ON THE LOOSE-SOTVO


Bill Griffen/Resident

"All things are possible in Florida."

--BUTT--

"These guys have prehensile fingers, they can open doors, they can open screen doors and rifle through anything that they need to."

WILDLIFE OFFICIALS WARN AGAINST FEEDING THE MONKEY -- IT COULD BECOME AGGRESSIVE.

CATCHING IT MAY BE EASIER SAID AN DONE.

A SIMILAR MONKEY WAS ON THE LOOSE FOR 4 YEARS IN SAINT PETERSBURG -- BEFORE IT WAS FINALLY CAUGHT LAST YEAR. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO SHUTTER THEFT-trx OC


TALK ABOUT STOOPING LOW - A CHARLOTTE COUNTY COUPLE IS ACCUSED OF TRYING TO STEAL DOZENS OF HURRICANE SHUTTERS FROM THE CHARITY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY.

NBC2'S LUCAS SEILER FOUND OUT IF IT WASN'T FOR A BIKER RIDING BY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT, DEPUTIES MAY HAVE NEVER CAUGHT THE COUPLE. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO SHUTTER THEFT-PKG


MOST OF THEIR VALUABLES ARE KEPT INSIDE, BUT THIS FENCE AND A

"CLOSED" SIGN IS ABOUT THE ONLY THING PROTECTING 36 HURRICANE SHUTTERS MEANT FOR THOSE WHO CAN'T AFFORD BRAND NEW ONES.

"As soon as hurricane season comes, people want to be prepared."

AN ATTEMPTED EARLY MORNING ROBBERY WOULD HAVE WIPED EVERYTHING LEFT OUT BACK CLEAN.

"It makes me sad that somebody would come and steal from habitat, an organization that prides itself on giving back to the less fortunate, so to steal from us is a little sad."

DEPUTIES SAY THEY CAUGHT THESE TWO, 18-YEAR-OLD WESLEY MCELROY AND HIS GIRLFRIEND, 20-YEAR-OLD LEEANN DAVIS BREAKING INTO PORT CHARLOTTE'S HABITITAT FOR HUMANITY WHERE THEY PLANNED ON SCRAPPING THE HURRICANE SHUTTERS OFF FOR MONEY.

A BIKER RIDING BY SAW THE COUPLE FIRST AND FLAGGED DOWN AN OFFICER.

"We've been here for several years so the neighbors are very familiar with us and support what we do in the community, so it's nice to know that even if somebody was taking a bike ride late at night that they're looking out for habitat's best interest."

DEPUTIES TELL US WHEN THEY ARRIVED THE TWO WERE JUST ABOUT TO MAKE OFF WITH THE STACK OF SHUTTERS - DAVIS WAS ATTEMPTING TO RUN AWAY, WHILE MCELROY WAS HIDING BEHIND MORE HURRICANE SHUTTERS BEHIND THE FENCE.

BOTH FACE GRAND THEFT CHARGES AND BURGLARLY WITH ASSAULT - THEY'RE BEING HELD AT THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY JAIL WITHOUT BOND WHILE HABITAT FOR HUMANITY PURSUES CHARGES - IN CC, LS, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


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NEXT AT SIX A LOCAL AD FOR A CANDIDATE WHO WANTS TREY RADEL'S OLD CONGRESSIONAL SEAT MAKES NATIONAL NEWS.

HE CALLS OUT PRESIDENT OBAMA. ON THE BASKETBALL COURT

AND TODAY NBC2 FOUND OUT THERE WERE 7-THOUSAND CALLS ALONE LAST YEAR ABOUT BEARS IN COLLIER COUNTY --

NEXT AT SIX, WE HAVE WHAT MIGHT BE THE BEST BEAR ENCOUNTER VIDEO YET. Return to index of stories...