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DIRECTORS PAGE PRIMETIME COVERAGE PUSH-BNC
HEADLINES PRIMETIME COVERAGE PUSH-PKG
CHARLOTTE ANIMAL HOARDERS-VO SOCHI METEORITE MEDALS-trxVOTOPS
CHARLOTTE ANIMAL HOARDERS-SOT SOCHI METEORITE MEDALS-BNC-VO
WRONG WAY CRASH LATEST-VO MEDAL COUNT-trx(3)CGTOPS
WRONG WAY CRASH LATEST-SOTVO SOCHI BUMP-SAT27-LIVE
EDISON FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS-VOTOPS FORECAST OPEN-CLIP
6PM SHOW OPEN-CLIP FORECAST-WXWALL
FM FOILED ROBBERY-trxVOTOPS VCB FALL NUMBERS-ONCAM
COLLIER FATAL AX-trxSSTOPS-VO VCB FALL NUMBERS-PKG-BNR
TOSS TO HOLLIE-OC-ZMAP-FLY RED SOX CATCHERS & PITCHERS-trxVOTOPS-WIPE
CHAR CO ANIMAL HOARDERS-REMLIVE RED SOX CATCHERS & PITCHERS-SOTVO
CHAR CO ANIMAL HOARDERS-PKG TEASE SPORTS-2SHOT
CHAR CO ANIMAL HOARDERS-REMLIVE A)-VO
COLLIER SHOOTING ARRESTS-SS SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
DUNN DELIBERATIONS-VO USA HOCKEY REAX-SOTTOPS
TAMPA CRASH NEW DETAILS-OC-(2)SS-SOTVO-WIPE USA BEATS RUSSIA-ON CAM
TAMPA CRASH NEW DETAILS-SOTVO wCG ACE GROUP CLASSIC RD 2-VOTOPS-WIPE
DRIED EGG RECALL-trxVOTOPS-BNR LEADER REAX-SOT-WIPE
TOSS TO ANDREA-OC-MAPFLY GEORGE MCNEILL NORTHERN TRUST RD 3-VOTOPS-WIPE
FESTIVAL OF LIGHT PARADE-REMLIVE MCNEILL POST-SOT
FESTIVAL OF LIGHT PARADE-VOTOPS-WIPE RAYS FIRST PC WORKOUT-VO IN PLASMA
FESTIVAL OF LIGHT PARADE-SOTVO DAVID PRICE HAPPY TO BE BACK-VOTOPS-WIPE
FESTIVAL OF LIGHT PARADE-REMLIVE PRICE REAX-SOT-WIPE
NEW AT SIX OPEN-CLIP KOJI UEHARA RED SOX REPORT-VOTOPS-WIPE
TEASE ONE-ONCAM DAVID ROSS REAX-SOTVO
A) SOCHI PRIMETIME PUSH FGCU MEN BEAT UPSTATE-ON CAM
B) METEORITE MEDALS-VOTOPS FGCU SCORES-CGTOPS
WEATHER-STC SPORTS CLOSE-ON CAM
SOCHI OPEN-CLIP CLOSE-4SHOT


DIRECTORS PAGE


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HEADLINES


ALL NEW TONIGHT --

A CHARLOTTE COUNTY DRUG INVESTIGATION TAKES A BIZARRE TURN.

HOLLIE SU TZ

PLUS --

NEW DETAILS INTO LAST WEEKEND'S DEADLY WRONG-WAY CRASH --

THAT KILLED A FORMER CYPRESS LAKE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT.

everybody is extremely concerned for me, and like I tell everybody else, I'm fine

WHY A FRIEND OF THE DRIVER --

AND OWNER OF THIS MANGLED S-U-V SAYS -- HE'S BEING THREATENED TONIGHT.

AND --

WE'RE LIVE IN FORT MYERS, FOR THE EDISON FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS PARADE.

NBC-2 TAKES YOU INSIDE THE ACTION FOR A PREVIEW OF WHAT'S AHEAD. Return to index of stories...


CHARLOTTE ANIMAL HOARDERS-VO


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CHARLOTTE ANIMAL HOARDERS-SOT


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WRONG WAY CRASH LATEST-VO


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WRONG WAY CRASH LATEST-SOTVO


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EDISON FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS-VOTOPS


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6PM SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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FM FOILED ROBBERY-trxVOTOPS


THIS IS BRAND NEW SURVEILLANCE VIDEO -- SHOWING A BOTCHED GAS STATION ROBBERY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY -- THE MAN IN THESE PICTURES BARGED INTO A DANIELS PARKWAY CHEVERON, FRIDAY NIGHT.

WHEN THE MAN DEMANDED CASH --

THE CLERK CHALLENGED HIS REQUEST.

THE MAN TOOK OFF EMPTY HANDED.

TONIGHT -- AUTHORITIES ARE SEARCHING FOR THE MAN SHOWN IN THIS VIDEO.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION -- CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER FATAL AX-trxSSTOPS-VO


WE'RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT A DEADLY OVERNIGHT CRASH IN COLLIER COUNTY.

IT ALL HAPPENED AT THE INTERSECTION OF SHADY HOLLOW BLVD AND 9TH STREET IN NAPLES

WE NOW KNOW --

19-YEAR-OLD ROBERY DOYLE WAS KILLED IN THE CRASH.

REPORTS SHOW -- DOYLE LOST CONTROL OF HIS CAR, AND CRASHED INTO A CANAL.

AN INVESTIGATION IS ON-GOING. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO HOLLIE-OC-ZMAP-FLY


A PORT CHARLOTTE DRUG BUST TURNS INTO A CASE OF ANIMAL HOARDING-

NEARLY TWO DOZEN ANIMALS WERE PULLED FROM A HOME ON GLADIS AVENUE THIS WEEK.

NBC 2 HH IS LIVE OUTSIDE THE HOUSE AND HOLLIE - ANIMAL SERVICES IS CALLING THIS THE WORST CASE OF ANIMAL HOARDING ITS EVER SEEN? Return to index of stories...


CHAR CO ANIMAL HOARDERS-REMLIVE


::TAKE HOLLIE LIVE::

THATS RIGHT JOE-

ANIMAL CONTROL TELLS ME THEY REMOVED OVER 20 ANIMALS FROM THIS PORT

CHARLOTTE HOME-- MOST OF

THEM DOGS - IN DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS.

AS YOU CAN SEE THERE IS A BIG FENCE AROUND THE BACKYARD WHERE

NEIGHBORS TELLS US THE DOGS STAYED. Return to index of stories...


CHAR CO ANIMAL HOARDERS-PKG


::TAKE PKG::

ITS ONE OF THE WORST CASES OF ANIMAL HOARDING CHARLOTTE COUNTY INVESTIGATORS HAVE COVERED.

INSIDE THIS GLADIS AVENUE - HOME-MORE THAN 20 ANIMALS ARE RESCUED.

SANDEE PELLERIN, NEIGHBOR

:19:41 oh my gosh- they kept them pretty quiet!

:03

NEIGHBORS ON THIS QUIET STREET SAY THEY WERE CLUELESS ABOUT WHAT WAS GOING ON BEHIND CLOSED DOORS.

ALICIA HANSEN, NEIGHBOR

:35:45 I wouldnt even have maybe three animals , talking about 21-

cant imagine having that many animals.

:32:27 i imagine the house stinks.

:02

ANIMAL SERVICES SAYS THEY WERE CALLED OUT AFTER THE HOME WAS RAIDED EARLY THURSDAY MORNING-- FOR DRUGS

SANDEE PELLERIN, NEIGHBOR

:18:40 They had a good part of the street blocked off there.

:04

:18:53 there was swat, there was police there, there was undercover guys there.

ANIMAL CONTROL SAYS IT RECEIVED COMPLAINTS AND HAD BEEN WATCHING THE

HOUSE FOR MONTHS-- WHEN NARCOTICS OBTAINED A SEARCH WARRANT THIS

WEEK.

THATS WHEN ANIMAL CONTROL WAS ABLE TO GO IN AND REMOVE THE PETS.

Ronelle Moore, CC Animal Control

:26:37 a foul odor, there was excessive feces on the floor- crates were dirty.

TAKE A LOOK-

THIS IS A PICTURE OF INSIDE THE HOME--

WHERE ANIMAL CONTROL SAYS 19 DOGS,--MOSTLY MINATURE PINCHERS

SOME AS YOUNG AS 4 WEEKS OLD- A RABBIT, AND 1 PARROT WERE

LIVING AT THE SAME TIME.

RONELLE MOORE, CHARLOTTE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES

:27:12 Way too many for the size of the house thats for sure.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED BOTH JENNIFER PETHTEL AND DAMOND HUMES ON DRUG CHARGES.

ACCORDING TO ANIMAL CONTROL THERE IS NO LAW AGAINST THE NUMBER OF

ANIMALS A SINGLE HOMEOWNER CAN HAVE. Return to index of stories...


CHAR CO ANIMAL HOARDERS-REMLIVE


WHEN WE KNOCKED ON THE DOOR NOONE ANSWERED- THERE IS A SIGN THAT SAYS

NEW RESIDENTS-- NO TRESPASSING-

TONIGHT THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE ANIMAL

HOARDING IS ON GOING.

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COLLIER SHOOTING ARRESTS-SS


TWO TEENAGES FACE CHARGES TONIGHT -- AFTER DEPUTIES SAY THEY OPENED FIRE DURING AN ALTERCATION.

16-YEAR-OLD GERALDO LOPEZ

AND 17-YEAR-OLD MARIO GELACIO WERE ARRESTED.

DETECTIVES SAY LOPEZ AND GELACIO JUMPED A VICTIM - AND SHOT HIM IN THE GROIN.

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DUNN DELIBERATIONS-VO


NBC-2 ON VERDICT WATCH, TONIGHT.

STILL NO DECISION IN THE TRIAL OF A FLORIDA MAN -- ACCUSED OF KILLING A TEENAGER OVER A LOUD MUSIC.

JURY DELIBERATIONS PICKED BACK UP TODAY IN JACKSONVILLE IN THE FIRST-DEGREE MURDER TRIAL OF MICHAEL DUNN.

THE 47-YEAR-OLD DUNN IS ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AND KILLING 17-YEAR-OLD JORDAN DAVIS IN A GAS STATION PARKING LOT IN NOVEMBER OF 2012.

DUNN IS ALSO CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER.

IF CONVICTED.HE FACES UP TO LIFE IN PRISON. Return to index of stories...


TAMPA CRASH NEW DETAILS-OC-(2)SS-SOTVO-WIPE


NEW DETAILS SURROUNDING A DEADLY WRONG-WAY CRASH -- THAT KILLED A FORMER CYPRESS LAKE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT.

TONIGHT -- THE OWNER OF THE S-U-V --

THAT COLLIDED WITH A CAR FILLED WITH U-S-F STUDENTS --

SAYS, HIS FRIEND TOOK HIS VEHICLE WITHOUT PERMISSION.

NOW -- HE SAYS, HE'S RECEIVED SEVERAL THREATS ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

"This is a very horrifying thing, it's sickening. It's physically sickening, emotionally, mentally, just all around.

THE DRIVER -- DANIEL MORRIS WAS AT A PARTY, JUST BEFORE THE CRASH.

FRIENDS SAY, MORRIS TOOK OFF WITH SCOTT ENFINGER'S S-U-V, WITHOUT ASKING.

SOME PARTYGOERS EVEN CHASED AFTER MORRIS.

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TAMPA CRASH NEW DETAILS-SOTVO wCG


"I was having a birthday party at my house and something went out of control, my brother-in-law took our vehicle and

completely left"

--BUTT SOT--

"We've all had a few drinks

and all of a sudden he took the keys and left out of nowhere."

THERE'S STILL A LIST OF UNANSWERED QUESTIONS, TONIGHT.

MORRIS'S BEST FRIEND SAYS -- QUESTIONS HE'S UNABLE TO ANSWER.

AN INVESTIGATION IS STILL ON-GOING.

WE'LL BE SURE TO BRING YOU TOXICOLOGY REPORTS -- AS SOON AS WE GET THEM. Return to index of stories...


DRIED EGG RECALL-trxVOTOPS-BNR


THERE'S A MAJOR RECALL TONIGHT.

MORE THAN 2-HUNDRED-THOUSAND POUNDS OF PROCESSES EGGS PRODUCTS MAY HAVE BEEN CONTAMINATED WITH SALMONELLA.

NUTRIOM L-L-C -- A WASHINGTON BUSINESS -- SOLD DRIED EGG PRODUCTS BETWEEN FEBRUARY OF LAST YEAR, AND FEBRUARY OF THIS YEAR.

USDA MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT THIS MORNING.

WE PUT MORE INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE --

HEAD OVER TO NBC-DASH-2 DOT-COM. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO ANDREA-OC-MAPFLY


GOOD LUCK GETTING THROUGH DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS TONIGHT.

THOUSANDS FOLKS ARE READY FOR DECKED OUT FLOATS,

AS THE LARGEST NIGHT PARADE IN THE SOUTH IS JUST ABOUT READY TO START.

IT'S THE EDISON FESTIVAL OF LIGHT.

HERE'S A LOOK AT THE PARADE ROUTE.

AND THAT'S WHERE NBC-2'S ANDREA HUBBELL JOINS US LIVE --

ANDREA, IT'S A MAD HOUSE OF EXCITEMENT AS THE PARADE GETS READY TO TAKE CENTER STAGE. Return to index of stories...


FESTIVAL OF LIGHT PARADE-REMLIVE


- SCENE SETTER

JUST MINUTES AGO THE 5K KICKED OFF.

MORE THAN 14 HUNDRED RUNNERS SIGNED UP FOR THE RACE AND EVEN MORE PEOPLE ARE LINED UP OUT HERE FOR ALL THE PARADE FUN. Return to index of stories...


FESTIVAL OF LIGHT PARADE-VOTOPS-WIPE


AND WHAT A PERFECT DAY FOR IT!

ALL DAY LONG PEOPLE HAVE BEEN STROLLING THE STREETS.WAITING FOR TONIGHT'S BIG EVENT.

THERE ARE ALL SORTS OF TENTS FULL OF FOOD, FUN AND MUSIC.

THE EVENT IS ONE OF THE LONGEST LIVING TRADITIONS IN FORT MYERS.

AND FOR SOME - ONE OF THE LONGEST RUNNING FAMILY TRADITIONS. Return to index of stories...


FESTIVAL OF LIGHT PARADE-SOTVO


MADISON DAVIS/ PARADE GOER- 8 sec

it's a big deal because they're celebrating how edison made the invention of lights.

KIMBERLY DAVIS/PARADE GOER - 11 sec

it became a family tradition when we moved back here from vegas and madison was an infant. and we have family here, our husbands family. and and we come every year just to enjoy all of lights and to celebrate with good friends and family.

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FESTIVAL OF LIGHT PARADE-REMLIVE


AND LESS THAN AN HOUR AWAY FROM THE BIG PARADE SO THERE'S STILL TIME TO COME OUT AND SEE IT, BUT KEEP IN MIND FINDING PARKING WILL BE TOUGH.WE'LL HAVE MUCH MORE ON THE BOG PARADE TONIGHT AFTER THE OLYMPICS

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NEW AT SIX OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE ONE-ONCAM


NBC-2 IS YOUR GO-TO STATION FOR PRIMETIME WINTER OLYMPICS COVERAGE.

STRAIGHT AHEAD --

WE'RE GIVING YOU A PREVIEW OF WHAT'S COMING UP TONIGHT -- AFTER NBC NIGHTLY NEWS.

JASON -- Return to index of stories...


A) SOCHI PRIMETIME PUSH


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B) METEORITE MEDALS-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-STC


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


SOCHI OPEN-CLIP


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PRIMETIME COVERAGE PUSH-BNC


IT'S DAY EIGHT OF COMPETITION IN SOCHI --

THE MID-WAY POINT OF THE OLYMPICS GAMES.

RIGHT NOW -- WE'RE LOOKING AHEAD TO PRIMETIME COVERAGE -- RIGHT HERE ON NBC-2.

THERE'S A NUMBER OF MEDALS ON THE LINE. Return to index of stories...


PRIMETIME COVERAGE PUSH-PKG


AMERICAN JULIA MANCUSO IS BACK ON THE SLOPES, THIS TIME COMPETING IN SUPER-G, JOINED BY AMERICAN'S LAURENNE ROSS AND LEANNE SMITH. THE AMERICAN'S HOPE FOR A PODIUM FINISH TO GET THE MEDALS ROLLING AGAIN FOR TEAM USA.

IN MEN'S SHORT TRACK SPEED SKATING, THE MEN'S 1000 METER FINAL. AND AS WE'VE SEEN IN JUST ABOUT EVERY SHORT TRACK RACE, EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED. AMERICAN J.R. CELSKI TRIES TO MAKE THE PODIUM FOR THE U.S.

AND IN MEN'S SPEED SKATING, ON THE LONG TRACK, THE U.S. TEAM LOOKS TO CHANGE UNIFORMS, GOING BACK TO THE OLDER VERSIONS THEY WORE IN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS. THE MEN'S 1500 METERS WILL BE THE FIRST ONE TO GO BACK TO THE OLD SUITS. SHANI DAVIS HOPES TO GRAB A MEDAL FOR THE U.S.

AND ON THE LARGE HILL, SKI JUMPERS TEST THEIR COURAGE. NICHOLAS FAIRALL IS THE USA'S TOP QUALIFIER HEADING INTO TODAY'S ACTION.

YOU'LL SEE ALL THAT AND MORE RIGHT HERE IN PRIME TIME ON NBC. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI METEORITE MEDALS-trxVOTOPS


TONIGHT MARKS ONE YEAR SINCE A SURPRISE METEOR EXPLOSION IN RUSSIA.

WE BROUGHT YOU THIS STUNNING VIDEO LAST YEAR -- SHOWING THE 65-FOOT-WIDE ASTEROID, OVER THE SKIES OF RUSSIA.

15-HUNDRED PEOPLE WERE INJURED. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI METEORITE MEDALS-BNC-VO


TODAY --

THE 10 GOLD METALISTS OF THE WINTER GAMES WILL BE ABLE TO WALK AWAY A PIECE OF THAT GIANT ROCK.

THIS IS WHAT THE ATHLETES WILL GET.

A COMMEMORATIVE GOLD DISK WITH PIECES OF THE METEOR THAT EXPLODED OVER RUSSIA. Return to index of stories...


MEDAL COUNT-trx(3)CGTOPS


AND SPEAKING OF MEDALS --

IT'S TIME FOR OUR UPDATED MEDAL COUNT.

RIGHT NOW -- THIS BOARD IS BLANK.

IF YOU DON'T WANT TONIGHT'S COVERAGE SPOILED -- LOOK AWAY NOW!

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SOCHI BUMP-SAT27-LIVE


HERE'S A LIVE LOOK AT SOCHI --

IT'S JUST AFTER 3-AM THERE.

OF COURSE, STICK AROUND FOR PRIMETIME COVERAGE AFTER NBC NIGHTLY NEWS.

WE'RE BACK WITH JASON'S FIRST ALERT FORECAST. Return to index of stories...


FORECAST OPEN-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.

If you're head downtown to see the Edison Festival of Light Parade, the forecast looks great--just a little chilly and breezy with temperatures around 60 degrees when the parade gets underway. Temps will be quickly dropping into the 50s through the evening, so you'll want to have a coat, especially with the stiff breeze.

Temperatures during the day will be quite comfortable as highs only reach the low to mid 70s, but keep in mind we'll have strong northwesterly breeze this afternoon gusting up to 20-25 mph, which will work to make the air feeling cooler.

With clear skies in place tonight, temperatures will be rather chilly as morning lows dip into the mid 40s early Sunday with inland spots cooling into the low 40s.

Sunday is shaping up to be another beautiful day with wall to wall sunshine, low humidity, and daytime highs in the mid 70s.

Temperatures start to rebound as we go through the upcoming week. We're back around 80 by Monday afternoon, and that's where we'll stay for the remainder of the week. In fact, for the second half of the week, highs should manage to climb into the mid 80s with morning lows only dropping into the mid 60s.

If you're head downtown to see the Edison Festival of Light Parade, the forecast looks great--just a little chilly and breezy with temperatures around 60 degrees when the parade gets underway. Temps will be quickly dropping into the 50s through the evening, so you'll want to have a coat, especially with the stiff breeze.

Temperatures during the day will be quite comfortable as highs only reach the low to mid 70s, but keep in mind we'll have strong northwesterly breeze this afternoon gusting up to 20-25 mph, which will work to make the air feeling cooler.

With clear skies in place tonight, temperatures will be rather chilly as morning lows dip into the mid 40s early Sunday with inland spots cooling into the low 40s.

Sunday is shaping up to be another beautiful day with wall to wall sunshine, low humidity, and daytime highs in the mid 70s.

Temperatures start to rebound as we go through the upcoming week. We're back around 80 by Monday afternoon, and that's where we'll stay for the remainder of the week. In fact, for the second half of the week, highs should manage to climb into the mid 80s with morning lows only dropping into the mid 60s. Return to index of stories...


VCB FALL NUMBERS-ONCAM


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS ARE MORE CROWDED THIS TIME OF YEAR -

AS PEOPLE SOAKING UP THE SUN.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT ANNOUNCED THE SUNSHINE STATE IS SEEING A RECORD

NUMBER OF TOURISTS.

NBC 2'S TY RUSSELL EXPLAINS MORE TRAFFIC MAY NOT NECESSARILY

MEAN A BOOM IN BUSINESS. Return to index of stories...


VCB FALL NUMBERS-PKG-BNR


PKG

ZHENIA EVANS IS GETTING READY FOR A BUSY SALES SEASON.

3:58:34-3:58:37 "I'm expecting it to be a little bit busier than last

year." Zhenia Evans/ Sand Dollar Manager

EVANS WORKS AT SAND DOLLAR ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

SHE SAYS LAST YEAR'S SALES WERE NOT RECORD BREAKING.

EVEN THOUGH GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT SAYS THE STATE SAW A RECORD NUMBER OF

VISITORS--95 MILLION.

NEARLY FOUR MILLION MORE THAN 2012.

3:58:58-3:58:59 Evans "We got what we expected."

BUT THIS YEAR THAT MAY ALL CHANGE.

EVANS SAYS PEOPLE WANT TO ESCAPE THE BRUTAL WINTER UP NORTH.

NOT ONLY FOR THE SUNSHINE BUT TO DISH OUT THE DOLLARS.

3:58:44-3:58:48 EVANS "A lot of people are going to be heading to

Florida to get away from all that."

IN FALL OF 2012-13? ALONE--MORE THAN A MILLION PEOPLE STAYED ON FORT MYERS

BEACH AND SANIBEL ISLAND.

LEE COUNTY TOURISM EXPERTS SAY THIS IS A BOOST FROM PREVIOUS YEARS.

THAT BOOST CAME DURING A TIME OF REALLY MURKY WATERS. AS HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF FRESHWATER WATER WAS SENT FROM LAKE OKEECHOBEE INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO.

Michelle Shepherd/ shipwreck worker "But it doesn't seem to bother

people a whole lot." 4:08.04-4.08:06

MICHELLE SHEPHERD WORKS AT SHIPWRECK MOTEL AND STORE ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

SHE'S ALSO EXPECTING MORE PEOPLE TO NOT ONLY STAY BUT SPEND MORE CASH.

ESPECIALLY FROM A LONGER SALES SEASON.

4:07:;2-4:07:47 Michelle Shelherd/ shipwreck worker "Spring break is a

little later this year because Easter is later this year, but it's

good we are busy."

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RED SOX CATCHERS & PITCHERS-trxVOTOPS-WIPE


THE SUN WAS SHINING OVER JETBLUE PARK TODAY -

PLAYERS FROM THE BOSTON RED SOX SHOWED UP TO THE FIELD FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE ARRIVING IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

ONLY THE PITCHERS AND CATCHERS PRACTICED ON THE FIELD TODAY-

AS EAGER FANS WATCHED FROM BEHIND THE FENCES. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX CATCHERS & PITCHERS-SOTVO


Bill Black, Burlington Vermont

:10:24 We just look around a little bit and see the 20-13 world

champions signs which is a great thing to see if youre a Red Sox fan.

:07

Jim Sargood, Fort Myers

:12:55 weve been Red Sox fans ever before he was born so hes been to

fenway a couple times, now were checking out spring training from

start to finish.

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THE OFFICIAL OPEN HOUSE FOR FANS IS ON MONDAY-

THE ENTIRE TEAM IS EXPECTED TO REPORT TO THE FIELD ON TUESDAY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE SPORTS-2SHOT


RED SOX REPORT DAY JUST ONE OF MANY BIG SPORTS STORIES TODAY

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A)-VO


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SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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USA HOCKEY REAX-SOTTOPS


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USA BEATS RUSSIA-ON CAM


IT WASN'T QUITE THE MIRACLE ON ICE. BUT THE U-S MEN'S HOCKEY TEAM'S GUTSY PERFORMANCE TODAY AGAINST RUSSIA WAS ONE WE'LL NEVER FORGET.

AFTER A GOAL THAT WOULD'VE GIVEN RUSSIA A 3-2 LEAD IN THE THIRD WAS WIPED OUT. THE TWO TEAMS WOULD GO TO OVERTIME. AND THEN A SHOOTOUT.

T-J OSHIE SCORED FOUR GOALS IN SIX SHOOTOUT ATTEMPTS. HELPING JONATHAN QUICK AND TEAM U-S-A GET THE 3-2 WIN. Return to index of stories...


ACE GROUP CLASSIC RD 2-VOTOPS-WIPE


INTERNATIONAL BATTLE IN NAPLES, TOO. 2ND ROUND OF THE THREE DAY ACE GROUP CLASSIC -- WE START ON THE 18TH HOLE - COLIN MONTGOMERIE WITH THE SHORT TAP IN FIVE UNDER 67. SEVEN UNDER. THREE BACK.

-- OLIN BROWNE A BIRDIE ON THE 6TH HOLE - BROWNE JUST A SHOT BACK AT NINE UNDER.

HERE'S THE DEFENDING CHAMP BERNHARD LANGER A LONG PUTT ON THE 5TH - THIS SAVES HIS PAR -- LANGER AT 10 UNDER -- TIED FOR THE LEAD.=

FINALLY KIRK TRIPLETT PUTTING TOGETHER ANOTHER FINE ROUND - CHECK OUT THIS CHIP FOR EAGLE - NEARLY HOLES IT -- HE SETTLES FOR A BIRDIE -- TIED WITH LANGER FOR THE LEAD. Return to index of stories...


LEADER REAX-SOT-WIPE


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GEORGE MCNEILL NORTHERN TRUST RD 3-VOTOPS-WIPE


NORTH FORT MYERS GRAD GEORGE MCNEILL. STILL NEAR THE TOP OF THE LEADERBOARD AT THE NORTHERN TRUST OPEN AT RIVIERA.

GIVE GEORGE THE BIRDIE AT THREE. GETS HIMSELF TO EIGHT UNDER.

THEN AT 18. AFTER A GREAT CHIP MCNEILL GETS THE PAR.

MCNEILL IS TIED FOR SECOND AT 10-UNDER TRAILING ONLY WILLIAM MCGIRT. WHO LEADS BY TWO. Return to index of stories...


MCNEILL POST-SOT


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RAYS FIRST PC WORKOUT-VO IN PLASMA


THE TAMPA BAY RAYS WANT TO BE THE LAST TEAM ON THE FIELD IN OCTOBER. RAISING THEIR FIRST WORLD SERIES TROPHY.

SO CALL THE RAYS AMBITIOUS. GETTING IN THEIR FIRST OFFICIAL PITCHERS AND CATCHERS WORKOUT THIS MORNING. BEATING OUR OTHER LOCAL SPRING TRAINING BIG LEAGUE TEAMS TO THE PUNCH. Return to index of stories...


DAVID PRICE HAPPY TO BE BACK-VOTOPS-WIPE


NO ONE LOOKED HAPPIER TO BE THERE THAN DAVID PRICE.

MANY THOUGHT TAMPA BAY WOULD TRADE THE FORMER CY YOUNG AWARD WINNER IN THE OFFSEASON. INCLUDING PRICE HIMSELF AT TIMES.

BUT THE RAYS AND PRICE WORKED OUT A ONE-YEAR, 14-MILLION DOLLAR DEAL TO AVOID ARBITRATION.

GIVING PRICE AT LEAST ONE MORE YEAR TO PLAY FOR THE TEAM HE LOVES TO BE A PART OF. Return to index of stories...


PRICE REAX-SOT-WIPE


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KOJI UEHARA RED SOX REPORT-VOTOPS-WIPE


IT WAS REPORT DAY FOR RED SOX PITCHERS AND CATCHERS.

THEY'LL GET IN THEIR FIRST P-AND-C WORKOUT ON MONDAY.

WORLD SERIES M-V-P KOJI UEHARA IS ALREADY GETTING READY FOR A NEW SEASON.

HE WAS THE LONE BIG-LEAGUE PITCHER WORKING OUT TODAY. WITH HIS NOW FAMOUS SON WATCHING.

LAST SEASON. UEHARA WASN'T EVEN SECOND IN LINE TO BE THE TEAM'S CLOSER DURING SPRING TRAINING.

BUT HE DOMINATED AT THE END OF THE BULLPEN BY THE END OF THE SEASON. Return to index of stories...


DAVID ROSS REAX-SOTVO


JUST DOWN DANIELS PARKWAY. TWINS CATCHERS AND CATCHERS MUST REPORT TOMORROW.

THEIR FIRST WORKOUT IS ON MONDAY. Return to index of stories...


FGCU MEN BEAT UPSTATE-ON CAM


JUST TWO DAYS AFTER ONE OF THEIR MOST DISSAPOINTING LOSSES OF THE SEASON. THE F-G-C-U MEN'S HOOPS TEAM PICKED UP ONE OF ITS BIGGEST WINS OF THE YEAR.

THE EAGLES SCORED 46 POINTS IN THE SECOND HALF TO GET A HUGE ROAD WIN AGAINST U-S-C UPSTATE. WHICH HAD SURGED TO THIRD IN THE CONFERENCE BEFORE TODAY. Return to index of stories...


FGCU SCORES-CGTOPS


THE EAGLES GOT 24 POINTS FROM BERNARD THOMPSON. GETTING THE HUGE VICTORY TO IMPROVE TO ELEVEN-AND-THREE IN THE ATLANTIC SUN.

THE F-G-C-U BASEBALL TEAM WON GAME ONE OF A DOUBLEHADER AGAINST RHODE ISLAND.

THE SOFTBALL TEAM. SWEPT IN A DOUBLEHEADER AGAINST GEORGIA SOUTHERN. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS CLOSE-ON CAM


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CLOSE-4SHOT


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