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ANCHOR SUPERS BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM
DIRECTORS PAGE BREAKING NEWS UKRAINE UPDATE-TRX-2SHOT-SATLIVELOOK
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT GUN VAULT-2SHOT
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP GUN VAULT-PKG
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH GUN VAULT-ONCAM
UKRAINE VIOLENCE-Q-ANIBOX 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
UKRAINE VIOLENCE-NEWSROOM 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-2SH WX CENTER
UKRAINE VIOLENCE-NATSVO TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
UKRAINE VIOLENCE-NEWSROOM TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX FSU STUDENT DEAD-OC-TRX-SS-VO-SS
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER HUMAN SMUGGLING-OC-SS-VO-SS
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP POWERBALL FEVER-TRX-VO IN PLASMA, LIVE IN PLASMA
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC POWERBALL FEVER-LIVE U 1-SS-LIVE U 1
TEACHER INVESTIGATION-OC-TRX-OBX QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-TRX-3SHOT BUB
TEACHER INVESTIGATION-LIVE U 2 FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI
TEACHER INVESTIGATION-SS-VO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
TEACHER INVESTIGATION-LIVE U 2 NBC 2 WX APP-OC-SS
COMMON CORE EDU STANDARDS-OC-VO-TRX 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
COMMON CORE EDU STANDARDS-PLASMA 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
COMMON CORE EDU STANDARDS-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
COMMON CORE EDU STANDARDS-PLASMA TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
GREYHOUND HEARING-OTS-VO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
ANIMAL HOARDING-OC-VO FINANCIAL GAME-2SH-3SHOT BUB
NAPLES BOAT SPEED ZONES-OC-VO FINANCIAL GAME-BUB
COST OF MILK-TRX-OTS FINANCIAL GAME-VO
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SATLIVELOOK FINANCIAL GAME-SOTVO
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI FINANCIAL GAME-BUB
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 CAPITAL ONE-TRX-OC
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP CECIL VS ALGENOL-OC-VO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL CECIL VS ALGENOL-SOTVO
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP FULL SQUAD WORKOUTS-TRX-VIDBOX
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC HAMMOND STADIUM EXCLUSIVE-OTS-VO
FMB ELEVATED POOLS-OC-VO WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX
FMB ELEVATED POOLS-(2) SOTVO COVERAGE PROMISE-TRX-SATLIVE-2SH
UNITED GLITCH-TRX-OTS WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
TARGET BREACH COST-TRX-OTS BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
ESTERO BLVD FACELIFT-OC-VO-SS 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
DOWNTOWN FM HOTEL-OC-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
CAPE STREETSCAPE-OC-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
BBMAN ONCE MUSICAL-TRX-NATSVO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-TRX-SATLIVELOOK TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
OLYMPIC OPEN-CLIP TS UKRAINE VIOLENCE-SATLIVELOOK, VO
SOCHI OLYMPICS-2SH-ANIBOX TS TEACHER INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS-SS
SOCHI OLYMPICS-SATLIVE TS FSU STUDENT DEAD-SSTOPS-VO
SOCHI OLYMPICS-PKG TS COMMON CORE EDUCATION-VOTOPS
SOCHI OLYMPICS-SATLIVE-ANIBOX TS HUMAN SMUGGLING-VOTOPS-SS
OLYMPIC MEDAL COUNT-2SH-CG TS GREYHOUND HEARING-VOTOPS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TS ANIMAL HOARDING-VOTOPS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TS FMB POOLS-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TS ESTERO BLVD-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS CAPE STREETSCAPE-VOTOPS
MENSA 3 YEAR OLD-2SH-SS-2SH TS POWERBALL DRAWING-VOTOPS
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
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ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


BREAKING NEWS

Chaos in Kiev

LOOKING AHEAD

Common Core Changes

EXCLUSIVE REPORT

Live From Sochi

RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ON THE CHAOS IN KIEV!

nats of yelling and explosions

MORE PEOPLE ARE DEAD AFTER FIRES AND EXPLOSIONS ERUPT, AS PROTESTERS CLASH WITH POLICE.

THE LATEST IN A LIVE REPORT.

PLUS, THINGS GET UGLY AS COMMON CORE CHANGES COME TO A VOTE.

WE ARE LIVE WITH WHAT'S ABOUT TO SHAPE THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IN FLORIDA.

AND WE'LL TAKE YOU LIVE TO SOCHI, RUSSIA WITH AN EXCLUSIVE REPORT ON THE WINTER GAMES.

WE'RE LOOKING AHEAD AT TODAY'S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED EVENTS!

NBC-2 NEWS TODAY STARTS RIGHT NOW! Return to index of stories...


BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH


WE WANT TO BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS ON THE UTTER CHAOS IN THE UKRAINE.

GOOD MORNING I'M CLAY MILLER.

AND I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE VIOLENCE-Q-ANIBOX


KIEV IS BURNING RIGHT NOW.

WE HAVE LIVE TEAM COVERAGE ON THIS VICIOUS CYCLE OF VIOLENCE THAT RAGES ON AT THIS HOUR. AND THE LATEST ON THE RISING DEATH TOLL OVERNIGHT.

LET'S GO TO NBC 2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM GATHERING THE NEWEST INFORMATION, STACEY? Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE VIOLENCE-NEWSROOM


NEW INFORMATION CROSSING THE WIRES OVERNIGHT SAYS 25 PEOPLE ARE CONFIRMED DEAD.

300 PEOPLE ARE INJURED RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE VIOLENCE-NATSVO


nats of yelling and protests and explosions

THE STAND-OFF HAS BEEN HAPPENING THE 3 MONTHS, BUT HAS PEAKED IN THE LAST 24 HOURS.

IT'S REALLY AT A CRITICAL POINT BETWEEN THE ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTORS AND POLICE.

JUST A FEW HOURS AGO, A SECTION OF THE ON CAMP IN KIEV WENT UP IN FLAMES.

OVERNIGHT, THE U.S. STATE DEPARMENT ISSUED A TRAVEL ADVISORY, TELLING U.S. CITIZENS TO MAINTAIN A LOW PROFILE AND STAY INSIDE. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE VIOLENCE-NEWSROOM


THIS REMAINS A VERY TENSE SITUATION AS YOU WAKE UP.

I WILL CONTINUE WATCHING THE NEWSWIRE, FOR NEW INFORMATION.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO STAY ON TOP OF THIS DEVELOPING SITUATION.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM THIS MORNIGN, STACEY DEFFENBAUGH NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX


TIME NOW FOR YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND NBC-2 CHIEF METEORLOGIST HALEY WEBB, MORE SUNSHINE TODAY, BUT WE'RE IN FOR A CHANGE THIS WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER


Today's Weather Story

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...


TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INVESTIGATION-OC-TRX-OBX


WE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW A DEVELOPING STORY AS YOU WAKE UP THIS MORNING --

NBC2 IS LEARNING A GOLDEN GATE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER IS UNDER INVESTIGATION AND HAS BEEN MOVED OUT OF HIS CLASSROOM.

NBC2'S CLIFTON FRENCH IS LIVE IN COLLIER COUNTY --

CLIFF, YOU'RE LEARNING THIS IS A MATH TEACHER -- WHAT'S THE DISTRICT SAYING HE DID? Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INVESTIGATION-LIVE U 2


WE KNOW HIS NAME IS DEREK HARP -- BUT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IS KEEPING PRETTY QUIET THIS MORNING --

I DID GET A WRITTEN STATEMENT -- HERE'S WHAT IT SAYS -- Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INVESTIGATION-SS-VO


"THERE IS AN OPEN INVESTIGATION INVOLVING MR. HARP, AND HE HAS BEEN REASSIGNED TO THE DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. ADMINISTRATIVE CENTER PENDING THE OUTCOME OF THE INVESTIGATION.

SINCE THERE IS AN OPEN INVESTIGATION, THE DISTRICT CANNOT PROVIDE ANY FURTHER COMMENT." Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INVESTIGATION-LIVE U 2


THE TEACHER -- MR. HARP -- IS ALSO NOT SPEAKING THIS MORNING --

WE ARE WORKING OUR SOURCES -- WE HOPE TO LEARN MORE WHEN THE SCHOOL OPENS LATER THIS MORNING --

IN CC, CF, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


COMMON CORE EDU STANDARDS-OC-VO-TRX


THIS IS A MAJOR HEADLINE THIS MORNING WHEN IT COMES TO FLORIDA EDUCATION ---

CHANGES TO THE CONTROVERSIAL COMMON CORE STANDARDS HAVE BEEN APPROVED.

AFTER A LOT OF BACK AND FORTH BEWTEEN PARENTS AND EDUCATORS, THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE REVISED STANDARDS TUESDAY.

NBC-2'S SAM SWEENEY DID SOME DIGGING OVERNIGHT, HE'S LIVE IN THE STUDIO WITH WHAT THE CHANGES ARE, SAM? Return to index of stories...


COMMON CORE EDU STANDARDS-PLASMA


KRISTA - CLAY GOOD MORNING!

IF YOU HAVE A STUDENT IN GRADES K THROUGH 12 LISTEN UP. BIG CHANGES ARE COMING.

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COMMON CORE EDU STANDARDS-VO


NEARLY 100 CHANGES TO COMMON CORE WILL TAKE PLACE IN FLORIDA CLASSROOMS, 52 HAVE TO DO WITH CALCULUS.

OTHER APPROVED CHANGES INCLUDE:

FOURTH- AND FIFTH-GRADERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO LEARN TO WRITE IN CURSIVE.

FIRST-GRADERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO IDENTIFY AND COMPUTE THE VALUE OF COINS AND COMBINATIONS OF COINS.

AND FIRST-GRADERS WILL BE ALSO BE REQUIRED TO LEARN HOW TO USE A RULER. Return to index of stories...


COMMON CORE EDU STANDARDS-PLASMA


THE CHANGES ARE SUPPOSED TO BE A BIG CHANGE FROM THE NATIONAL COMMON CORE STANDARDS, BUT CRITICS SAY A ONE SIZE FITS ALL IS NOT THE RIGHT ANSWER.

THE STATE SAYS THE CHANGES ARE DESIGNED TO MAKE FLORIDA STUDENTS MORE COMPETITIVE.

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GREYHOUND HEARING-OTS-VO


WE'LL BE COVERING THIS EVENT COMING UP THIS AFTERNOON IN TALLAHASSEE --- ADVOCATES FOR GREYHOUNDS WILL BE PUSHING STATE LAWMAKERS TO PROTECT THE DOGS MORE.

GREY 2K USA AND THE A-S-P-C-A ISSUED A RECENT REPORT DETAILING GREYHOUND DEATHS AT FLORIDA RACETRACKS.

TODAY THEY WILL SHOW LAWMAKERS VIDEO OF GREYHOUND INJURIES AT TRACKS ACROSS THE STATE.

HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, AT THE NAPLES-FORT MYERS DOG TRACK IN BONITA SPRINGS, WE LEARNED 2 GREYHOUNDS DIED LAST YEAR.

74 TOTAL DIED STATEWIDE.

ADVOCATES WANT TO ELIMINATE A STATE MANDATE THAT REQUIRES GAMING FACILITIES TO HOLD DOG RACES, AND PASS A LAW REQUIRING GREYHOUND INJURY REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


ANIMAL HOARDING-OC-VO


NBC-2 WILL GET YOU THE LATEST ON THIS IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

CHARGES ARE EXPECTED TODAY IN A DISGUSTING CASE OF ANIMAL CRUELTY.

DOZENS OF ANIMALS WERE FOUND LIVING IN DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS.

IT HAPPENED HERE OFF GLADIS AVENUE IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

INVESTIGATORS THINK THE OWNERS WERE STARVING THEM.

AND FORCING THEM TO BREED.

MANY OF THE ANIMALS ARE SUFFERING FROM PARVO INFECTION.

THE ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES ARE EXPECTED TO COME AFTER THE VETERINARIAN FINISHES HER EXAMINATIONS TODAY. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES BOAT SPEED ZONES-OC-VO


TAKING A LOOK AHEAD --- TODAY WE'LL HAVE AN UPDATE ON THE NAPLES BOAT SPEED CONTROVERSY.

IT'S BEEN A LONG, ONGOING ISSUE.

WE'VE LEARNED CITY ATTORNEY BOB PRITT PLANS TO BRIEF THE NAPLES CITY COUNCIL ON THE LATEST APPEAL, AT THE COUNCIL'S MEETING THIS MORNING AT CITY HALL AT 8:30.

WE'VE REPORTED, A THREE-JUDGE PANEL RECENTLY SIDED WITH BOAT CAPTAINS, SAYING THE CITY DID NOT HAVE A VALID SPEED ZONE LAW ON THE BOOKS. Return to index of stories...


COST OF MILK-TRX-OTS


NOW TO AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT A LOT OF YOU WILL CARE ABOUT ---

THE HISTORIC DROUGHT GRIPPING CALIFORNIA IS BEING BLAMED FOR DRIVING UP MILK PRICES.

BY NEXT MONTH, FAMILIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY COULD SEE A DRAMATIC SPIKE IN WHAT YOU PAY FOR MILK. POSSIBLY UP TO 60-CENTS A GALLON. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SATLIVELOOK


WE'RE IN THE FINAL WEEK OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS AND WE'RE ROOTING BIG FOR TEAM USA!

WE'LL HAVE A LIVE EXCLUSIVE REPORT FROM SOCHI RUSSIA WITH ALL THE HIGHLIGHTS YOU MISSED AND WHAT TO EXPECT TODAY, THAT'S COMING UP AT 6:21. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW IS. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

LENTH 2:27 Return to index of stories...


6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

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...


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


FMB ELEVATED POOLS-OC-VO


THE CONTROVERSY OVER ELEVATED POOLS ON FORT MYERS BEACH IS FAR FROM OVER THIS MORNING.

A TOWN COUNCIL MEETING TUESDAY NIGHT DID NOT RESOLVE THE ISSUE, BUT MEMBERS DID LIFT THE CURRENT MORATORIUM ON CONSTRUCTION.

TOWN COUNCIL TABLED A DISCUSSION ON THE FUTURE OF THESE POOLS FOR THREE MONTHS.

RESIDENTS COMPLAINED THE POOLS VIOLATE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODES AND BLOCK THEIR VIEWS.

THE COUNCIL DECIDED TO DENY PERMITS -- AND PUT A STOP WORK ORDER ON ONE OF THESE POOLS THAT'S WELL INTO CONSTRUCTION. Return to index of stories...


FMB ELEVATED POOLS-(2) SOTVO


It's like in my face whenever I sit out here. That is what I'm looking at.

Joe Orlandini

Real Estate Developer

42:11 42:15

they've essentially put me into a stand still on being able to move forward

COUNT ON NBC-2 TO KEEP YOU POSTED ON FURTHER UPDATES. Return to index of stories...


UNITED GLITCH-TRX-OTS


THIS IS A NEW STORY AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING ---

A BIG APOLOGY FROM UNITED AIRLINES.

THE COMPANY SAYS IT'S SOLVED A NATIONWIDE COMPUTER GLITCH THAT SHUT DOWN COMPUTERS USED TO CHECK IN PASSENGERS.

FLIGHTS SHOULD BE BACK ON TRACK TODAY. Return to index of stories...


TARGET BREACH COST-TRX-OTS


AND AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT UPDATE ---

MORE FINANCIAL FALLOUT OVER TARGET'S MASSIVE SECURITY DATA BREACH.

COSTS STEMMING FROM THE HACKING SCAM HAVE TOPPED 200-MILLION DOLLARS FOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS. AND MOST OF THAT WAS SPENT ON REPLACEMENT CREDIT CARDS. Return to index of stories...


ESTERO BLVD FACELIFT-OC-VO-SS


IF YOU WENT TO BED EARLY LAST NIGHT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED THIS ---

SIX MILES OF ESTERO BOULEVARD WILL GET A MAJOR FACELIFT.

LEE COUNTY WILL BE FUNDING THE ROUGHLY 50-MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT OVER THE NEXT TEN YEARS.

THE PLAN IS TO WIDEN THE ROAD AND MAKE MORE ROOM FOR BIKES AND PEDESTRIANS.

A SMALL PORTION OF ESTERO BOULEVARD IS OWNED BY THE STATE -

FLORIDA D-O-T PLANS TO FUND THE IMPROVEMENTS ON THAT STRETCH OF THE ROAD. Return to index of stories...


DOWNTOWN FM HOTEL-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 UPDATE.

A NEW PLAN TO BUILD A HOTEL IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS IS GETTING MIXED REVIEWS THIS MORNING.

TUESDAY, CITY LEADERS HEARD A NEW PROPOSAL FROM A DEVELOPER WHO WANTS TO MAKE IT HAPPEN.

IT WAS JUST A WORKSHOP, IN OTHER WORDS, A PRESENTATION TO TALK.

IN THE COMING WEEKS -- IF ALL GOES WELL, THE TWO SIDES WILL ENTER INTO A NON-BINDING AGREEMENT TO GET THE BALL ROLLING.

FROM THERE -- IN ABOUT A MONTHS TIME- THEY'LL EITHER DECIDE TO GO FULL THROTTLE ON THE PROJECT OR BACK OFF. Return to index of stories...


CAPE STREETSCAPE-OC-VO


THIS IS EXCITING FOR THE CITY OF CAPE CORA.

LEADERS ARE TALKING ABOUT PLANS TO BEAUTIFY DOWNTOWN.

IT'S CALLED THE "STREETSCAPE INCENTIVE PROGRAM. "

SMALL BUSINESSES WILL HAVE TO PAY FOR PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS LIKE SIDEWALKS-- LIGHTING-- AND LANDSCAPING.

THE CITY WOULD REIMBURSE THOSE BUSINESSES FOR 25 PERCENT OF THE COSTS.

THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY SAID THEY WILL VOTE MARCH 18TH ON THE ISSUE. Return to index of stories...


BBMAN ONCE MUSICAL-TRX-NATSVO


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THE MUSICAL LOVE STORY "ONCE" DEBUTED LAST NIGHT AT BARBARA B MANN.

THE WINNER OF EIGHT 2012 TONY AWARDS, INCLUDING BEST MUSICAL, RUNS THROUGH SUNDAY.

IT'S AN ENSEMBLE OF ACTORS SLASH MUSICIANS WHO PLAY THEIR OWN INSTRUMENTS ON STAGE.

AN ENCHANTING TALE OF A DUBLIN STREET MUSICIAN WHO'S ABOUT TO GIVE UP HIS DREAM UNTIL A YOUNG WOMAN GETS HIM BACK ON TRACK AND SOAR TO NEW HEIGHTS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-TRX-SATLIVELOOK


WE ARE TAKING YOU LIVE TO SOCHI RUSSIA NEXT.

THE PUSH FOR GOLD CONTINUES TODAY AS THE WOMEN'S TWO-MAN BOBSLED TEAMS RACE FOR THE PODIUM.

AND TED LIGETY GETS ANOTHER CHANCE TO TAKE HOME HARDWARE IN THE GIANT SLALOM.

PLUS, THE CURTAIN OPENS FOR WOMEN'S FIGURE SKATING.

NBC'S DAVE WAGNER IS GETTING READY FOR A LIVE REPORT FROM SOCHI NEXT. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

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OLYMPIC OPEN-CLIP


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SOCHI OLYMPICS-2SH-ANIBOX


THIS MORNING TEAM U-S-A IS HOPING FOR TWO MEDALS IN ONE SPORT.

N-B-C'S DAVE WAGNER IS LIVE IN SOCHI WHERE THE FASTEST SPORT ON ICE IS TAKING CENTER STAGE. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI OLYMPICS-SATLIVE


TEAM USA BOBSLEDDERS ARE SLIDING FOR GOLD TODAY.

WHILE A SKATER NAMED "GOLD" IS HOPING TO STRIKE IT RICH ON THE RINK. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI OLYMPICS-PKG


THEY'VE PUSHED THEIR WAY TO AN EARLY LEAD. BUT BOBSLEDDERS KAILLIE HUMPHRIES AND ELANA MEYERS UNDERSTAND

TO GET TO THE TOP OF THE MEDAL STAND THEY'VE GOT TO GET THROUGH TWO MORE RUNS.

"It's four heats, it's a battle, it's a war, it's not over yet."

WHEN IT IS OVER. THE AMERICAN'S COULD HAVE TWO MEDALS.

THE USA-2 TEAM IS IN THIRD PLACE GOING INTO THE FINALS - WITH A GOOD LEAD OVER THE REST OF THE FIELD.

SHUTOUT SO FAR IN THESE GAMES. TED LIGETY MAY HAVE HIS BEST CHANCE AT A MEDAL IN TODAY'S GIANT SLALOM -

HE IS ONE THE THE FAVORITES IN THE EVENT.

WHILE ON THE ICE. ONE OF THE PREMIER EVENTS OF THE OLYMPICS BEGINS TONIGHT -- WOMEN'S FIGURE SKATING.

EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD GRACIE GOLD IS SKATING WITH CONFIDENCE AFTER A PERSONAL BEST SCORE IN THE TEAM COMPETITION.

"2014 for me has been all about momentum. And so to be able to skate that long program and earn a medal and have another opportunity, I'm just trying to keep the good mojo going."

AMERICANS ASHLEY WAGNER. AND 15-YEAR-OLD POLINA EDMUNDS WILL ALSO SKATE IN TONIGHT'S SHORT PROGRAM.

THE MEN'S HOCKEY TEAM IS BACK ON THE ICE. UNDEFEATED IN POOL PLAY -- THE MEDAL TOURNAMENT BEGINS TODAY.

"Now you are looking at playing one game, and you win and you are ready to move on, and that's what we have in front of us here."

IN FRONT OF THE AMERICANS. THE CZECH REPUBLIC IN THE QUARTER-FINALS. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI OLYMPICS-SATLIVE-ANIBOX


I'VE SPOKEN TO A NUMBER OF THOSE TEAM USA HOCKEY PLAYERS. WHILE AMERICANS MAY NOT HAVE MOVED ON FROM THAT GAME AGAINST RUSSIA,

THE U.S. HOCKEY PLAYERS SEEM FOCUSED ON THEIR NEXT CHALLENGE TONIGHT.

I'M DAVE WAGNER IN SOCHI. NOW, BACK TO YOU.

HOW DIFFICULT ARE TICKETS TO GET TO THESE EVENTS. AND IS THERE SCALPING IN RUSSIA? Return to index of stories...


OLYMPIC MEDAL COUNT-2SH-CG


NOW IT'S THAT TIME TO GET YOU UP TO SPEED ON THE OLYMPIC GAMES MEDAL COUNT.

THIS IS YOUR WARNING, WE ARE ABOUT TO START THE MUSIC AND SHOW YOU THE RESULTS.

IF YOU DON'T WANT TO SEE THEM, NOW IS THE TIME TO TURN AWAY.

WHEN THE MUSIC STOPS, YOU CAN LOOK AGAIN! Return to index of stories...


6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


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...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


MENSA 3 YEAR OLD-2SH-SS-2SH


THIS NEXT STORY IS JUST INCREDIBLE ---

A THREE-YEAR-OLD IS CURRENTLY THE YOUNGEST PERSON IN ARIZONA'S CHAPTER OF MENSA.

IF YOU'RE NOT FAMILAIR, MENSA IS THE INTERNATIONAL CLUB WITH ONE CRITERION -- AN I.Q. IN THE TOP TWO PERCENT OF THE WORLD.

TAKE A LOOK AT 3 YEAR OLD ALEXIS MARTIN OF QUEEN CREEK, ARIZONA.

THE AVERAGE PERSON HAS AN IQ OF 100.

ALEXIS' IS ABOVE 160.

THE DOCTORS WHO TESTED ALEXIS SAID SHE TESTED SO HIGH, THEY COULDN'T EVEN CALCULATE HER IQ SCORE.

ALEXIS STARTED READING AT A FIFTH GRADE LEVEL, WHEN SHE WAS TWO-YEARS-OLD.

AND SHE ALSO TAUGHT HERSELF SPANISH ON HER PARENTS' IPAD. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


TIME NOW TO SAY HELLO AND GOOD MORNING TO OUR NBC2 FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY.

THIS IS BANNON MCCLUSKEY SQUIREWELL OF NAPLES.

GREAT TO SEE YOU - THANKS FOR WATCHING AND CONNECTING WITH US ON OUR NBC2 NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE. Return to index of stories...


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BREAKING NEWS IF YOU ARE JUST WAKING UP WITH US ---

MORE EXPLOSIONS AND DEATHS TO REPORT OVERNIGHT IN THE UKRAINE.

WE'LL HAVE THE LATEST ON THE CHAOS TAKING OVER THE REGION IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


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PLUS, THIS IS A BRAND NEW STORY FOR OUR 6:30 HALF HOUR ---

FEW PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT IT. EVEN FEWER HAVE ACTUALLY SEEN IT!

THIS MORNING WE'RE TAKING YOU INSIDE THE CAPE CORAL GUN VAULT.

PLUS THIS. Return to index of stories...


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WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO POWERBALL FEVER!

HAVE YOU SEEN THE LATEST JACKPOT?

IT'S MORE THAN $400 MILLION!

WE'LL TELL YOU THE LUCKIEST NUMBERS TO PLAY, AND PLACES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA THAT HAVE PAID OUT BIG TIME, IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

LENGTH 2:37 Return to index of stories...


BREAKING NEWS UKRAINE UPDATE-TRX-2SHOT-SATLIVELOOK


BREAKING NEWS IF YOU ARE JUST JOINING US --

UKRAINE IS SUFFERING THE WORST VIOLENCE SINCE THE FALL OF THE SOVIET UNION.

GOOD MORNING I'M CLAY MILLER.

AND I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

WE'VE BEEN MONITORING THE GROWING SITUATION IN INDEPENDENCE SQUARE IN KIEV.

THE DEATH TOLL IS NOW AT LEAST 25.

MORE THAN 300 PEOPLE ARE HURT.

UKRAINE'S PRESIDENT IS BLAMING OPPOSITION LEADERS FOR THE LATEST DEADLY VIOLENCE.

THE PRESIDENT SAYS HE'S MADE ATTEMPTS TO COMPROMISE, BUT OPPOSITION LEADERS "CROSSED A LINE WHEN THEY CALLED PEOPLE TO ARMS."

THE DEATHS HAPPENED DURING CLASHES TUESDAY BETWEEN POLICE AND PROTESTERS, WHO WANT UKRAINE TO ALIGN ITSELF WITH THE EUROPEAN UNION, NOT RUSSIA.

WE'LL KEEP YOU POSTED THROUGHOUT THE MORNING WITH LIVE UPDATES. Return to index of stories...


GUN VAULT-2SHOT


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ---

WE TAKE YOU WHERE THE GENERAL PUBLIC CANNOT GO.

INTO THE GUN VAULT OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S LARGEST CITY.

ITS THE PLACE WHERE POLICE STORE HUNDREDS OF GUNS.

NBC2'S DAVE ELIAS REVEALS WHERE THE GUNS ARE COMING FROM AND WHAT HAPPENS TO THEM AFTER THEY'RE COLLECTED. Return to index of stories...


GUN VAULT-PKG


20:54:02 There's guns, there's knives, there's machetes and things like that. 20:54:05

DOWN A HALLWAY AMID TIGHT SECURITY.

21:26:56 This is a rare treat to be able to bring you all here. 21:27:00

THIS IS A PLACE FEW HAVE EVER SEEN.

Dana Coston/Cape Coral PIO / 21:24:10 Most people have no idea that this even exists.

20:56:16 Beep, Beep. Hand on door unlocking vault. Enter the vault shot! 20:55:22

Lawrence Stringham/ Forensic Supervisor / 21:16:25 Of the 225 sworn officers we have, probably no more than 20 have ever been beyond the glass and come back to this area. 21:16:31

BOXES STACKED TO THE CEILING.

lawrence Stringham/Forensic Supervisor / 20:55:48 This is where we keep our handguns. 20:55:49

EACH CONTAINING A WEAPON; BAR CODED FOR EASY ACCESS.

lawrence / 20:57:38 The majority of the things you're seeing here were never used in a crime. 20:57:40

THE CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES ABOUT 30 WEAPONS A MONTH;

MANY OF THEM STOLEN PROPERTY; OTHERS TAKEN FROM CONVICTED FELONS.

Dave/Lawrence / 20:58:40 How many weapons would you say are in here at any given time? About 830 weapons are in here. About! 20:58:47

A BIG INCREASE FROM THE FEW HUNDRED HERE IN THE LATE 90s.

lawrence / 20:59:07 When I moved here in 1997 I think we didn't even have 300 or 400. 20:59:11

FORENSICS SUPERVISOR LAWRENCE STRINGHAM CITES THE NUMBER OF GUNS TO CAPE CORAL'S GROWING POPULATION.

Lawrence / 21:01:48 This actually has two weapons in it. 21:01:49

THESE GUNS ARE BEING HELD AS EVIDENCE IN A CRIMINAL CASE.

lawrence / 21:03:05 Those for example are just two guns that were on school property? True. Yes! 31:03:09

OTHERS LIKE THIS AK-47 ARE COMMONLY REMOVED FROM THE STREETS.

21:06:00 We probably get an AK-47 once every other week. That's actually not to uncommon. 12:06:04

ALSO NOT UNCOMMON IN THIS FIRE PROOF VAULT, AMMUNTION.

Dana / 21:19:27 This is a belt that would feed a quote unquote a "machine gun." 21:19:33

OLDER RARE GUNS ARE COLLECTED TOO.

21:06:06 We've gotten some very rare weapons before, old muskets, power loaded muskets from the 1700s and 1800s. 21:06:14

STORED HERE IN A HIGH TECH VAULT THAT UNTIL NOW HAS NEVER BEEN SEEN.

IN CAPE CORAL, DAVE ELIAS, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


GUN VAULT-ONCAM


DAVE TELLS US MOST OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES HAVE THEIR OWN GUN VAULTS.

MANY OF THE GUNS ARE EVENTUALLY DESTROYED, SOME RETURNED TO THEIR OWNERS AND OTHERS USED FOR POLICE TRAINING. Return to index of stories...


6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-2SH WX CENTER


TIME NOW FOR YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S --- AND HALEY WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO ANOTHER DAY FULL OF SUN, BUT YOUR TRACKING A CHANGE IN THE FORECAST.

Today's Weather Story

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...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


FSU STUDENT DEAD-OC-TRX-SS-VO-SS


NOW TO A BIZARRE INVESTIGATION UNFOLDING RIGHT NOW ---

TALLAHASSEE POLICE CONFIRM THAT A BODY FOUND INSIDE A BUILDING TUESDAY IS THAT OF MISSING F-S-U STUDENT RYAN UHRE.

HE DISAPPEARED FEBRUARY 2, AFTER WATCHING THE SUPER BOWL WITH FRIENDS AT A TALLAHASSEE BAR.

HE WAS LAST SEEN WALKING HOME.

HE'S ORIGINALLY FROM BROWARD COUNTY.

HIS BODY WAS FOUND ON THE UPPER FLOOR OF A BUILDING ON COLLEGE AVENUE IN TALLAHASSEE.

BUT POLICE WON'T SAY IF HE HAD ANY INJURIES TO HIS BODY OR HOW HE DIED.

AND THERE'S MORE ---

TALLAHASSEE POLICE RELEASED THIS PHOTO OF A MAN CAUGHT ON SURVEILLANCE IN THE AREA THE NIGHT RYAN DISAPPEARED.

THEY BELIEVE HE MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THEM WITH CLUES ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


HUMAN SMUGGLING-OC-SS-VO-SS


CAUGHT WITH HIS PANTS DOWN AND A VAN FULL OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS IN FORT MYERS.

RIGHT NOW CESAR GOMEZ JIMENEZ REMAINS IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL ON FEDERAL CHARGES.

COURT RECORDS STATE THAT HE TOOK EIGHT UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS FROM TEXAS TO FLORIDA.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY JIMENEZ WAS CAUGHT URINATING AT THIS PILOT TRUCK STOP LAST WEEK.

PROSECUTORS SAY FIVE OF THE UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS WERE WITH HIM.

TWO WERE DROPPED OFF IN ORLANDO. ONE IN TAMPA.

PROSECUTORS SAY THE UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS ARE FROM MEXICO, GUATEMALA AND HONDURAS.

FEDERAL AGENTS SAY JIMENEZ WORKED WITH A BUDDY FROM HONDURAS.

AND COURT RECORDS SHOW JIMENEZ WAS PAID BIG BUCKS.

AGENTS SAY THEY MADE UPWARDS TO 28-HUNDRED DOLLARS. PER PERSON. Return to index of stories...


POWERBALL FEVER-TRX-VO IN PLASMA, LIVE IN PLASMA


HAPPENING RIGHT NOW--

WRITE DOWN YOUR LUCKY NUMBERS !

POWERBALL TICKETS JUST WENT UP FOR GRABS FOR TONIGHT'S 400 MILLION DOLLAR JACKPOT.

BUT WHAT IF LUCK HAS A WAY OF REPEATING ITSELF?

SUCH AS.WHERE YOU BUY AND WHAT NUMBERS PLAY.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE AT THE RACETRAC ON MARTIN LUTHER KING BOULEVARD UNCOVERING THE HIGHEST SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PAYOUT LOCATIONS AND MOST WINNING NUMBERS. Return to index of stories...


POWERBALL FEVER-LIVE U 1-SS-LIVE U 1


SHOW LINE.

SO FAR NO ONE in SOUTHWEST FLORIDA HAS ever WON THE POWERBALL, HOWEVER,

QUITE A FEW people HAVE STRUCK IT RICH PLAYING THE FLORIDA LOTTERY.

IF YOU THINK THERE MIGHT BE SOME LUCK TIED TO a RETAIL STORE. WE

UNCOVERED THE HIGHEST PAYOUT LOCATIONS.

TAKE A LOOK.

FULLSCEEN #1

Lucky Sellers in Southwest Florida

Publix, Sumnmerlin Rd. $17,000,000

Sanibel Spirits, Sanibel $7,000,000

Circle K, North Fort Myers $7,000,000

I ALSO DUG UP THE LUCKIEST NUMBERS OVER THE PAST 15 YEARS. CHECK THIS OUT.

FULLSCREEN

Luckiest Numbers Over Past 15 Years

38

23

31

11

43

25

TONIGHT'S DRAWING HAPPENS JUST BEFORE 11 ON OUR SISTER STATION ABC7.

LIVE IN LC DK NBC2. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-TRX-3SHOT BUB


THANKS DANIELLE!

GOOD LUCK!

ALL NEW THIS MORNING --- A NEW WAY TO HELP YOUNGER PEOPLE KEEP THEIR FINANCES IN CHECK.

OUR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH IS LIVE IN STUDIO TO TELL US HOW.

THIS IS GREAT BECAUSE TEENS ALREADY DO THIS -- NOW TEXT MESSAGING CAN EASE TEENS' PERSONAL FINANCE CRISES. I'LL EXPLAIN NEXT.

AND HALEY, IT'S GOING TO BE ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL DAY. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI


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BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

LENGTH 3:07 Return to index of stories...


NBC 2 WX APP-OC-SS


YOUR FORECAST ON THE 2'S IN A MOMENT,

BUT FIRST WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE IN THE KNOW, ON THE GO, WITH THE NBC-2 WEATHER APP.

YOU GET SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAM OF METEORLOGISTS, THE AREAS ONLY LIVE DOPPLER RADAR AND THE MOST ACCURATE FORECAST.

JUST SEARCH "NBC 2 W-X" TO GET THE APP. Return to index of stories...


6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Weather Trends

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...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION OR CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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FINANCIAL GAME-2SH-3SHOT BUB


THIS IS A BRAND NEW STORY FOR YOU THIS MORNING ---

it's hard enough for adults.

But, new STATISTICS SHOW MOST YOUNG PEOPLE LACK THE KNOW HOW TO MAKE GOOD FINANCIAL DECISIONS.

3 IN 4 TEENS SAY THEY FEEL THEY DON'T KNOW ENOUGH ABOUT PERSONAL FINANACE.

BUT THE GROUP, DO SOMETHING DOT ORG, WANTS TO CHANGE THAT.

NBC-2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH HAS BEEN RESEARCHING THIS FINANCIAL GAME ALL MORNING, SHE'S LIVE IN STUDIO WITH MORE. Return to index of stories...


FINANCIAL GAME-BUB


KRISTA, CLAY, THIS GROUP IS THE COUNTRY'S LARGEST NOT FOR PROFIT GROUP FOCUSING ON YOUNG PEOPLE AND SOCIAL CHANGE. Return to index of stories...


FINANCIAL GAME-VO


THEY SPREARHEAD CAMPAIGNS TARGETING 13-25 YEAR OLDS AND FOCUS OF TOPICS THAT CAN HAVE AN IMPACT.

THE NEWEST CAMPAIGN IS CALLED MIND ON MY MONEY, AND THE FOCUS IS SAVING AND MAKING MONEY.

THERE ARE 3 AREAS: BUDGETING, STUDENT LOANS, AND CREDIT CARDS.

THE GROUP ASKS A SERIES OF QUESTIONS, STARTING WITH WOULD YOU RATHER.

AND IT ALL STARTS WITH A TEXT MESSAGE. Return to index of stories...


FINANCIAL GAME-SOTVO


it's a platform that a 13-15 year old is familiar with. I know i send more text messages than phone calls by 100 fold. So we were like what's something fun and engagaing that we can do."

2.5 MILLION TEENS HAVE ALREADY SIGNED UP, AND THEY EXPECT THAT NUMBER TO KEEP GROWING. Return to index of stories...


FINANCIAL GAME-BUB


THE WEBSITE IS USER FRIENDLY AND EVEN TELLS YOU HOW TO DOWNLOAD APPS THAT CAN HELP TEENS STAY ON TOP THEIR MONEY AND GET THEM IN A PATTERN OF SAVING AND SPENDING IN THEIR BUDGET.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM STACEY DEFFENBAUGH NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


CAPITAL ONE-TRX-OC


NOW AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT ----

CAPITAL ONE SAYS IT WILL NOW RETHINK THE WORDING OF ITS CREDIT CARD CONTRACTS,

AFTER A LITTLE-KNOWN PROVISION BEGAN ATTRACTING A LOT OF UNWANTED ATTENTION.

THE CONTRACT STATES THAT CAPITAL ONE CAN "CONTACT YOU IN ANY MANNER WE CHOOSE," INCLUDING, WHERE ALLOWED BY LAW, A "PERSONAL VISIT." Return to index of stories...


CECIL VS ALGENOL-OC-VO


WE'RE STAYING ON TOP OF THIS ONE ---

A LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONER PUBLICLY QUESTIONS A FORT MYERS COMPANY'S HANDLING OF 10 MILLION DOLLARS IN TAXPAYER MONEY- AND IT COULD PUT HIM IN HOT WATER.

COMMISSIONER CECIL PENDERGRASS SAYS HE HAS SUSPICIONS ALGENOL WILL NOT MEET ITS CONTRACT DEADLINE WITH THE COUNTY BY THE END OF THE MONTH.

THAT'S WHEN ALGENOL MUST EMPLOY 108 PEOPLE.

BUT THE COMPANY'S CEO SAYS HE HIT THAT GOAL LAST YEAR-EVEN SURPASSED IT.

NOW HE'S RETHINKING HIS BUSINESS IN LEE COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


CECIL VS ALGENOL-SOTVO


Cecil Pendergrass

5430-38

I review all county documents weekly and I brought it up after I did a

tour and am curious how many real employees they have working.

Take Sot

Paul Woods CEO algenol

5802-10

Really disappointed to hear that because algenol has done nothing but

great things for lee county.

PAPERWORK FILED WITH LEE COUNTY SHOW THE COMPANY MET ITS GOALS BY LAST YEAR.

A CHECK WITH THE FLORIDA CHIEF FINANCE OFFICE FOUND MORE THAN 180 EMPLOYEES LISTED LAST NOVEMBER. Return to index of stories...


FULL SQUAD WORKOUTS-TRX-VIDBOX


TAKING A LOOK AHEAD THIS MORNING --- THE TAMPA BAY RAYS FULL SQUAD PLAYERS REPORT TODAY. AND TOMORROW MORNING, BOTH THE RAYS AND THE RED SOX WILL BEGIN FULL SQUAD WORKOUTS.

THE TWINS FULL SQUAD WORKOUTS BEGIN SATURDAY MORNING.WITH LESS THAN A WEEK UNTIL GAMES BEGIN! Return to index of stories...


HAMMOND STADIUM EXCLUSIVE-OTS-VO


AND WE'RE REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS IN THE DAY AHEAD ----AN EXCLUSIVE, BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT HAMMOND STADIUM IN FORT MYERS, WHERE THE MINNESOTA TWINS HOLD SPRING TRAINING.

FANS WHO COME OUT ARE GETTING MORE THAN A LOOK AT THE PLAYERS --

A 48-MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT TO UPGRADE THE STADIUM IS ALMOST COMPLETE.

IT'S ADDING A 360 DEGREE BOARDWALK.

ADDITIONAL SEATING -- AND LAWN AREAS.

TUNE IN FOR NBC-2'S JOELLE PARKS EXCLUSIVE REPORT IN OUR EVENING NEWSCASTS. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX


TIME NOW TO SEE WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY ----

CANDY CRUSH IS CASHING IN!

THE CREATOR OF THE ADDICTIVE MOBILE GAME HAS FILED PAPERS TO BECOME A PUBLICLY-TRADED COMPANY.

"CANDY CRUSH SAGA" TOOK IN 1-POINT-5 BILLION DOLLARS LAST YEAR. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-TRX-SATLIVE-2SH


TIME NOW IS--

JUST AHEAD-- NBC-2 RUNS DOWN YOUR MORNING TOP STORIES, INCLUDING ANOTHER LIVE REPORT FROM THE DEADLY, RAGING VIOLENCE IN THE UKRAINE.

PLUS, WHY A HIGH SCHOOL MATH TEACHER IS UNDER INVESTIGATION IN COLLIER COUNTY.

ALSO A FINAL CHECK OF YOUR NBC-2 FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND A CHECK OF THE ROADS. Return to index of stories...


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

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6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

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...


TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT.

6-CAR CRASH

AT DANIELS NEAR RICKENBACKER PARKWAY -- NEAR JET BLUE

ALL WB LANES OF DANIELS ARE SHUT DOWN HERE

THREE PEOPLE INJURED -- EVERYONE IS CONCIOUS AND BREATHING

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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


COMING UP ON TODAY. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS UKRAINE VIOLENCE-SATLIVELOOK, VO


TIME RIGHT NOW IS.

TOPPING THE NEWS RIGHT NOW --

WE'RE UPDATING A DANGEROUS AND DEADLY SITUATION IN KIEV UKRAINE.

THE DEATH TOLL IS RISING IN VIOLENT CLASHES OVERNIGHT. 25 PEOPLE ARE NOW DEAD AND AT LEAST 300 HURT.

PROTESTS BEGAN 3 MONTHS AGO AFTER THE COUNTRY'S PRESIDENT TURNED DOWN A LONG ANTICIPATED TRADE DEAL WITH THE EUROPEAN UNION AND OPTED FOR A BAILOUT FROM RUSSIA.

RIGHT NOW VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IS ASKING THE UKRAINE GOVERNMENT TO EXERCISE RESTRAINT. Return to index of stories...


TS TEACHER INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS-SS


THIS MORNING WE ARE WORKING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT A TEACHER INVESTIGATION IN COLLIER COUNTY.

DISTRICT OFFICIALS SAY THEY ARE OPENLY INVESTIGATING GOLDEN GATE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER DEREK HARP.

IN A STATEMENT.

DISTRICT OFFICIALS TOLD NBC2 HARP HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM SCHOOL AND REASSIGNED TO THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JUNIOR ADMINISTRATIVE CENTER.

COUNT ON NBC 2 FOR ANY DEVELOPMENTS ON THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


TS FSU STUDENT DEAD-SSTOPS-VO


THE BODY OF An F-S-U STUDENT HAS BEEN FOUND.

RYAN UHRE DISAPPEARED SUPER BOWL SUNDAY IN TALLAHASSE.

HE WAS LAST SEEN WALKING HOME.

HIS BODY WAS FOUND ON THE UPPER FLOOR OF A BUILDING ON COLLEGE AVENUE IN TALLAHASSEE.

BUT POLICE WON'T SAY IF HE HAD ANY INJURIES TO HIS BODY OR HOW HE DIED.

RIGHT NOW TALLAHASSEE POLICE ARE HOPING SURVEILLANCE VIDEO WILL PROVIDE CLUES ON WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


TS COMMON CORE EDUCATION-VOTOPS


STATE LEADERS ARE LOOKING TO MAKE FLORIDA STUDENTS MORE COMPETITIVE.

TUESDAY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AGREED TO ADOPT THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS.

COMMON CORE FOCUSES ON CRITICAL THINKING, RATHER THAN TEACHING MEMORIZATION.

THE VOTE MEANS THE FCAT TEST WILL BE RETIRED. AND A NEW ASSESSMENT WILL BE ADDED.

THERE WERE 98 CHANGES IN ALL.

52 OF THOSE CHANGES WILL BE FOR CALCULUS PROGRAMS. Return to index of stories...


TS HUMAN SMUGGLING-VOTOPS-SS


ONE MAN IS FACING FEDERAL CHARGES AFTER GETTING CAUGHT DROPPING OFF A VAN FULL OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.

CESAR JIMENEZ WAS CAUGHT URINATING OUTSIDE OF TRUCK STOP IN FORT MYERS.

FIVE IMMIGRANTS WERE WITH HIM.

TWO WERE DROPPED OFF IN ORLANDO.

ONE IN TAMPA.

ACCORDING TO COURT RECORDS. THERE WERE THREE MORE HE WAS TRAVELING WITH. Return to index of stories...


TS GREYHOUND HEARING-VOTOPS


AT 12:45 THIS AFTERNOON HUMANE SOCIETY GROUPS IN TALLAHASSEE WILL JOIN FLORIDA LAWMAKERS. CALLING FOR GREYHOUND PROTECTION LAWS FOLLOWING A RECENT REPORT.

IT FOUND A HIGH NUMBER OF DEATHS, AT STATE RACETRACKS.

PROTESTERS WILL PUSH LAWMAKERS TO GET RID OF A MANDATE REQUIRING GAMING FACILITIES TO HOLD DOG RACES AND PASS A GREYHOUND INJURY REPORTING LAW. Return to index of stories...


TS ANIMAL HOARDING-VOTOPS


LOOKING AHEAD. A

CHARGES ARE EXPECTED IN A CASE OF ANIMAL CRUELTY.

DOZENS OF ANIMALS WERE FOUND LIVING IN DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS IN A CHARLOTTE COUNTY HOME.

INVESTIGATORS THINK THE OWNERS WERE STARVING THEM.

AND FORCING THEM TO BREED.

MANY OF THE ANIMALS ARE SUFFERING FROM PARVO INFECTION.

THOSE ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES ARE EXPECTED AFTER THE VETERINARIAN FINISHES HER EXAMINATIONS. Return to index of stories...


TS FMB POOLS-VOTOPS


ELEVATED POOLS REMAIN A HEATED TOPIC ON FORT MYERS BEACH, EVEN AFTER A SPECIAL MEETING TO FIND A RESOLUTION.

THE TOWN PUT CONSTRUCTION ON HOLD, FOR ELEVATED POOLS.

A DEVELOPER FILED A LAWSUIT SAYING IF HE CAN'T BUILD THE POOLS THEN HE LOSES BUSINESS.

FORT MYERS BEACH TOWN COUNCIL LIFTED THE MORATORIUM ON BUILDING ELEVATED POOLS.

THEY'LL REVISIT THE ISSUE IN THREE MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


TS ESTERO BLVD-VOTOPS


ESTERO BLVD IS GETTING A MAKEOVER.

50 MILLION DOLLARS WILL BE FUNDED BY LEE COUNTY OVER THE NEXT 10 YEARS FOR THE PROJECT.

THE PLAN IS TO WIDEN THE ROAD AND MAKE MORE ROOM FOR BIKES AND PEDESTRIANS.

A SMALL PORTION OF ESTERO BOULEVARD IS OWNED BY THE STATE -

FLORIDA D-O-T PLANS TO FUND THE IMPROVEMENTS ON THAT STRETCH OF THE ROAD. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE STREETSCAPE-VOTOPS


NEW PLANS TO BEAUTIFY DOWNTOWN CAPE CORAL ARE IN THE WORKS.

IT'S CALLED THE "STREETSCAPE INCENTIVE PROGRAM. "

SMALL BUSINESSES WILL HAVE TO PAY FOR PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS LIKE SIDEWALKS-- LIGHTING-- AND LANDSCAPING.

THE CITY WOULD REIMBURSE THOSE BUSINESSES FOR 25 PERCENT OF THE COSTS.

THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY SAID THEY WILL VOTE MARCH 18TH ON THE ISSUE. Return to index of stories...


TS POWERBALL DRAWING-VOTOPS


TONIGHT COULD BE YOUR LUCKY NIGHT.

AFTER NO JACKPOT WINNERS LAST WEEKEND.

THERE'S NOW 400MILLION DOLLAR PRIZE ON THE LINE.

WITH A CASH VALUE OF 227 MILLION DOLLARS.

A POWERBALL TICKET IS JUST $2 DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI


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FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM


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GOODBYE-4-SHOT


REMEMBER FOR BREAKING NEWS, WEATHER INFORMATION AND NEWS ONLINE, 24-HOURS A DAY, HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE--

NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...