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ANCHOR SUPERS NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS
DIRECTORS PAGE GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT OIL DRILLING-TRX-ANIBOX
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP OIL DRILLING-REM 2
GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH OIL DRILLING-VO
TROOP CUTS-TRX-OBX OIL DRILLING-REM 2
TROOP CUTS-NEWSROOM 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX
TROOP CUTS-VO-WIPE 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER
TROOP CUTS-SOTVO TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
TROOP CUTS-NEWSROOM TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX APT FIRE-TRX-VO
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER RADEL SEAT DEADLINES AND DEBATE-OC-TRX-OBX
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP RADEL SEAT DEADLINES AND DEBATE-NEWSROOM
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC RADEL SEAT DEADLINES AND DEBATE-SS
LEHIGH ROLLOVER-OC-TRX-VO RADEL SEAT DEADLINES AND DEBATE-NEWSROOM
STUDENT ARRESTED-OC-SS RUBIO VENEZUELA CRISIS-OC-VO
STUDENT ARRESTED-SOT-SS CAPE HIRING-OTS
AZ CONTROVERSIAL BILL-TRX-OC-VO MARINE HAZARDS SEVERE WX-TRX-2SH WX CTR-SS
AZ CONTROVERSIAL BILL-SOTVO RED SOX GOODWILL-OTS-SS
UKRAINE PRESIDENT MANHUNT-TRX-OC-VO FIRST LADY MIAMI-OTS
MAERSK ALABAMA BODIES-TRX-OC-VO S. CAR GO CAPTIVA-SSTOPS
CAPE SIDEWALK-OC-VO QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-TRX-LIVE U 2
SAWICKI DC TRIP-OC-SS FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI
COLLIER BED TAX-OC-VO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
ALGENOL OPEN HOUSE-OC-VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
FCATS WRITING-OTS 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 WORLD SPAY AND NEUTER DAY-TRX-SS-2SHOT-OBX
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP WORLD SPAY AND NEUTER DAY-LIVE U 2
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL CAPE TAXIS-OTS
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX GAS PRICES-TRX-CG
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC GROCERY PRICES-OTS
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP ANNE FRANK STEPSISTER-OC-VO
ADHD ACETAMINOPHEN-OC-TRX-VO ANNE FRANK STEPSISTER-SOTVO
ADHD ACETAMINOPHEN-SOTVO WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-SS
HAROLD RAMIS DISEASE-VO IN PLASMA COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
POLIOLIKE ILLNESS-OC-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
EDISON BED BUGS-OC-VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
EDISON BED BUGS-SOTVO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
SAMSUNG PHONE-TRX-OC-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TS STUDENT ARRESTED-SSTOPS-VO
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TS LEHIGH ROLLOVER-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS OIL DRILLING-VOTOPS
SOCHI DOGS-VO IN PLASMA TS RADEL DEBATE AND DEADLINES-OC-SS
SOCHI DOGS-SOTVO, PLASMA TS FCATS WRITING TODAY-ONCAM
LEE SCHOOL FUNDING-OTS TS HIT AND RUN DEPUTY DRAGGED-VOTOPS
VAM SCORE-VOTOPS TS COLLIER BED TAX-VOTOPS
VAM SCORE-SOTVO TS CAPE SIDEWALK-VOTOPS
tease oil drilling-TRX-VO-WIPE TS ALEGENOL OPEN HOUSE-VOTOPS
tease world spay day-NATSVO TS EDISON BED BUGS-VOTOPS
NBC2 WX APP-SSTOPS TS LEE SCHOOL FUNDING-ONCAM
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS CAPE HIRING-ONCAM
HL1) OIL DRILLING-TRX-SOTVO DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
HL3) RADEL SEAT DEADLINES-TRX-NEWSROOM GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


DEVELOPING NOW

U.S. Military Cuts

DEVELOPING NOW

Weapons At School

LOOKING AHEAD

Gay & Lesbian Customers

DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

SHRINKING THE UNITED STATES ARMY TO ITS SMALLEST SINCE BEFORE WORLD WAR TWO!

soldier talking about military cuts

WE'LL BREAK DOWN THE PLAN AND ALL THE REACTION IN A LIVE REPORT.

PLUS, DEALING WITH WEAPONS AT SCHOOL!

4:41 after everything that has been going on this past school year i would rather keep my kids at home

FROM KNIVES TO BOX CUTTERS TO GUNS ---

NBC-2 IS WORKING TO FIND OUT WHY STUDENTS KEEP BRINGING WEAPONS TO CLASS.

AND, DISCRIMINATING AGAINST GAY OR LESBIAN CUSTOMERS.

if you can cite to me any provision in there that gives a person a right to simply turn away service from a restaurant, then I'll oppose the bill, but that's not what the bill is about."

THE COUNTRY IS WATCHING ARIZONA AND WHAT THE GOVERNOR WILL DECIDE IN THE NEXT FIVE DAYS.

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


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH


TOPPING HEADLINE AS YOU WAKE UP ---

SOME REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS ARE QUESTIONING THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S PUSH FOR A SMALLER MILITARY.

I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND I'M CLAY MILLER. Return to index of stories...


TROOP CUTS-TRX-OBX


THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION IS ANNOUNCING CUTTING THE MILITARY TO A SIZE NOT SEEN SINCE BEFORE WORLD WAR II.

NBC2'S CLIFTON FRENCH HAS BEEN DIGGING THROUGH THE BUDGET --

HE JOINS US LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM.

CLIFF -- HOW BIG OF A CUT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT? Return to index of stories...


TROOP CUTS-NEWSROOM


IT WOULD MAKE THE ARMY SIGNIFICANTLY SMALLER --

THIS BUDGET WOULD CUT THE ARMY FROM MORE THAN 520-THOUSAND SOLDIERS -- TO ABOUT 440-THOUSAND BY 2019.

BUT IT WOULD ALSO BE CHANGING PAY AND BENEFITS -- Return to index of stories...


TROOP CUTS-VO-WIPE


MOST TROOPS WOULD STILL GET A MODEST PAY INCREASE, ONLY ONE PERCENT --

TOP BRASS WOULD HAVE A YEAR OF A PAY FREEZE.

HOUSING ALLOWANCES WOULD BE CUT AND MILITARY MEMBERS WOULD HAVE TO PAY MORE FOR THEIR HEALTHCARE.

DEFENSE SECRETARY CHUCK HAGEL SAYS OUR MILITARY IS MOVING TO SMALLER SPECIAL OPERATIONS MOVEMENTS -- AND GETTING AWAY FROM LARGE SCALE GROUND WARS.

BUT SEVERAL PEOPLE SAY THE CUTS ARE TOO MUCH -- INCLUDING MANY VETERANS. Return to index of stories...


TROOP CUTS-SOTVO


01:22-29

"Don't take it from the people that truly have sacrificed. Not just the service members, but also their families who have sacrificed."

WILLIAM BODETTE, WHO YOU JUST HEARD THERE -- IS A HIGHLY DECORATED MARINE CORPS VETERAN --

THE BUDGET DOES CALL FOR INCREASING FUNDING TO SPECIAL FORCES AND CYBER OPERATIONS -- Return to index of stories...


TROOP CUTS-NEWSROOM


BY THE WAY -- THE TOTAL BUDGET WHICH IS 522-BILLION DOLLARS -- IS STILL MORE THAN CHINA, RUSSIA AND GREAT BRITTIAN'S COMBINED.

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


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


TIME FOR YOUR FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND HALEY IS TRACKING HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS IN THE DAY AHEAD, HALEY? 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...


LEHIGH ROLLOVER-OC-TRX-VO


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT -- A ROLLOVER CRASH IN LEHIGH ACRES.

THERE IS NO ROADBLOCK FOR YOUR MORNING COMMUTE.

NBC-2 CAMERAS WERE ROLLING AT THE SCENE ALONG GUNNERY AND LEE BOULEVARD.

LEE DEPUTIES SAY A MAN DRIVING A RED FORD PICKUP TRUCK LOST CONTROL AND FLIPPED AROUND 2:30 THIS MORNING.

A TOW TRUCK TOOK THE PICKUP AWAY FROM THE SCENE.

THE DRIVER SUFFERED NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


STUDENT ARRESTED-OC-SS


FOR THE SECOND TIME IN LESS THAN A WEEK -

AN EAST LEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR CARRYING A WEAPON ON CAMPUS.

AND WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT WHY.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED MUHAMMED ABDUL-GHAFFAR MONDAY.

THEY SAY HE HAD A BOX CUTTER ATTACHED TO HIS FRONT PANTS POCKET-

AND CHINESE THROWING KNIVES INSIDE HIS BACKPACK.

ONE MOTHER--PICKING UP HER KIDS SAYS--ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. Return to index of stories...


STUDENT ARRESTED-SOT-SS


Michelle Ellis

Parent 4:41 after everything that has been going on this past school year i would rather keep my kids at home but then they would lose the social structure so to speak but at least they would be safe 4:55

DARRIUS HARDEN WAS ARRESTED LAST FRIDAY--

WHEN HE BROUGHT A UNLOADED GUN TO SCHOOL.

THE DISTRICT SAYS IT HAD TO DEAL WITH ISSUES OF WEAPONS ON CAMPUS TWICE LAST YEAR. Return to index of stories...


AZ CONTROVERSIAL BILL-TRX-OC-VO


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW --- THIS CERTAINLY HAS THE ATTENTION OF THE ENTIRE COUNTRY ---

WHAT DO APPLE, AMERICAN AIRLINES AND BOTH OF ARIZONA'S REPUBLICAN SENATORS HAVE IN COMMON?

THEY'RE ALL URGING ARIZONA GOVERNOR JAN BREWER TO VETO THE CONTROVERSIAL LEGISLATION WHICH WOULD ALLOW BUSINESS OWNERS - BASED ON THEIR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS - TO DENY SERVICE TO GAYS AND LESBIANS.

THE GOVERNOR, WHO'S IN WASHINGTON FOR A MEETING OF THE NATION'S GOVERNORS, HEADS BACK HOME THIS AFTERNOON, AND HAS FIVE DAYS TO SIGN OR VETO THE BILL. Return to index of stories...


AZ CONTROVERSIAL BILL-SOTVO


"I have a history of deliberating and having an open dialogue on bills that are controversial to listen to both sides of those issues."

SOME BUSINESS OWNERS WORRY THE BILL COULD LEAD TO BOYCOTTS OF EVENTS IN ARIZONA, WHICH HOSTS THE SUPER BOWL IN 2015. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE PRESIDENT MANHUNT-TRX-OC-VO


NOW TO THE LATEST ON THE TURMOIL IN UKRAINE ---

OFFICIALS STILL DO NOT KNOW WHERE THE COUNTY'S PRESIDENT IS.

A MANHUNT IS FOR HIM IS CURRENTLY UNDERWAY.

THIS IS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO OF THE PRESIDENT HOPPING ON A HELICOPTER OUT OF THE COUNTRY.

AFTER THE BLOODSHED IN THE STREETS OF KIEV LAST WEEK -- THE DEADLIEST VIOLENCE UKRAINE HAS SUFFERED SINCE ITS INDEPENDENCE 22 YEARS AGO -- AN ARREST WARRANT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR ITS OUSTED PRESIDENT OVER THE KILLINGS OF CIVILIANS.

NEW ELECTIONS ARE SET FOR MAY. Return to index of stories...


MAERSK ALABAMA BODIES-TRX-OC-VO


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

AN UPDATE TO A STORY WE BROUGHT YOU LAST WEEK ---

NEW AUTOPSY REPORTS INDICATE THAT THE TWO AMERICAN SECURITY OFFICERS FOUND DEAD ON THE MAERSK ALABAMA LAST WEEK DIED OF RESPIRATORY FAILURE.

WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN IN COMBINATION WITH HEART ATTACKS.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO POLICE INVESTIGATING THE SITUATION IN THE SEYCHELLES. Return to index of stories...


CAPE SIDEWALK-OC-VO


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

CAPE CITY LEADERS APPROVED A GRANT FOR NEW SIDEWALKS ON BOTH SIDES OF OASIS BOULEVARD.

THEY SHOULD HELP KIDS WALK TO OASIS CHARTER SCHOOLS MORE SAFELY.

A GRANT FROM F-DOT WILL PAY FOR THE PROJECT.

CONSTRUCTION IS SET TO START LATER THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


SAWICKI DC TRIP-OC-SS


ALSO AT THE CAPE COUNCIL MEETING ---

THE CITY WILL PAY MAYOR MARNI SAWICKI BACK FOR HER TRIP TO WASHINGTON D.C.

THE COUNCIL SAID SHE WAS THERE TO REPRESENT THE CITY, SO THEY WILL REIMBURSE THE 12-HUNDRED DOLLARS SHE SPENT OUT OF HER OWN POCKET.

SHE WAS THERE LAST MONTH FOR THE ANNUAL WINTER MEETING OF MAYORS. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER BED TAX-OC-VO


COLLIER COUNTY IS THINKING OF RAISES TAXES FOR TOURISTS.

WE'RE EXPECTING A FORMAL RECOMMENDATION TO BE PRESENTED TO COUNTY COMMISSIONERS IN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS.

THE PROPOSAL WOULD RAISE THE BED TAX BY A PENNY TO FIVE PERCENT.

MURRAY HENDEL WITH THE COLLIER CITIZENS COUNCIL SAYS IT WOULD RAISE AN ADDITIONAL THREE TO FOUR MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR.

IT'S AN IDEA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS REJECTED SEVERAL TIMES IN RECENT YEARS.

SOME LOCAL HOTEL OWNERS SAY THE FOUR PERCENT NUMBER GIVES THEM A "COMPETITIVE EDGE" OVER LARGER FLORIDA MARKETS. Return to index of stories...


ALGENOL OPEN HOUSE-OC-VO


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

LEE COUNTY'S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR IS *STILL WORKING TO CONFIRM ALGENOL HAS THE RIGHT NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES WORKING ON SITE.

COMMISSONER CECIL PENDERGRASS SAYS HE'S LOOKING OUT FOR THE BEST INTEREST OF THE TAXPAYER -

AFTER PUBLICLY FUNDED V-R LABS ENDED UP IN A MESS OF LAWSUITS, WITH FEW TO NO CREATED JOBS.

ON MONDAY ALGENOL HELD AN OPEN HOUSE WITH EMPLOYEES WEARING NUMBERS ON THEIR CHESTS.

IT'S PART OF AN EFFORT TO PROVE THEY HAVE ENOUGH WORKERS TO FULFILL ITS PROMISE TO LEE COUNTY TAX PAYERS.

ALGENOL GOT 10 MILLION DOLLARS TO CREATE NEW JOBS. Return to index of stories...


FCATS WRITING-OTS


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ---

IT'S AN IMPORTANT DAY FOR THOUSANDS OF FLORIDA STUDENTS.

KIDS IN THE FOURTH, EIGHTH AND TENTH GRADES WILL TAKE THE F-CAT WRITING EXAM.

THIS IS THE LAST YEAR OF THE F-CAT.

THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION IS WORKING ON NEW COMMON CORE STANDARDS AND A NEW TEST. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


RESULTS HAVE JUST BEEN RELEASED FROM A STUDY OF ONE OF THE MOST WIDELY-USED PAIN MEDICATIONS.

IT'S FOUND IN TYLENOL, BENEDRYL, EXCEDRIN, NYQUIL.

NOW ACETAMINOPHEN IS LINKED TO BEHAVIORAL ISSUES IN CHILDREN.

THE ADVICE TO PREGNANT WOMEN THIS MORNING. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. 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-TRX


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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...


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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ADHD ACETAMINOPHEN-OC-TRX-VO


IN THIS MORNING'S HEALTHCAST ---

IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE THE SAFE OPTION.

ACETAMINOPHEN, MOST WIDELY KNOWN AS TYLENOL, IS ROUTINELY PRESCRIBED BY DOCTORS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN IN PAIN.

BUT A NEW STUDY CALLS THIS LONG-STANDING PRACTICE INTO QUESTION. FINDING THAT WOMEN USING THE COMMON PAIN RELIEVER DURING PREGNANCY HAVE CHILDREN MORE LIKELY TO SHOW SIGNS OF A-D-H-D.

SECOND AND THIRD TRIMESTER USE. MEANT A 44 PERCENT HIGHER CHANCE OF HYPERACTIVITY. Return to index of stories...


ADHD ACETAMINOPHEN-SOTVO


any medication in pregnancy is something to avoid if you can. 19:39:46 / we have to be extremely careful what we expose a fetus to.

EXPERTS SAY MORE RESEARCH IS NEEDED TO DETERMINE WHETHER ACETAMINOPHEN REALLY DOES CONTRIBUTE TO A-D-H-D.

MEANTIME, DOCTORS SUGGEST MASSAGES AND BATHS FOR MILD PAIN RELIEF. Return to index of stories...


HAROLD RAMIS DISEASE-VO IN PLASMA


FROM ANIMAL HOUSE TO CADDYSHACK -- GHOSTBUSTERS TO GROUNDHOG DAY.

HAROLD RAMIS HAD A HAND IN ALL OF THEM.

THIS MORNING WE'RE TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT THE DISEASE THAT LED TO THE ACTOR-DIRECTOR'S DEATH.

WE'VE LEARNED VASCULITIS CAN STARVE ORGANS AND CAUSE PAINFUL TISSUE DAMAGE.

IT DEVELOPS WHEN THE BODY'S IMMUNE SYSTEM TURNS ON ITS NETWORK OF VEINS AND ARTERIES.

BLOOD VESSELS BECOME INFLAMED, RESTRICTING THE FLOW OF BLOOD OR CUTTING IT OFF ENTIRELY, ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH.

IN RAMIS' CASE, HE SUFFERED AN INFECTION THAT LED TO COMPLICATIONS AND FORCED HIM TO RE-LEARN TO WALK, ACCORDING TO THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE.

SINCE ITS SYMPTOMS MIMIC THOSE OF OTHER DISEASES, IT CAN OFTEN BE MISSED.

AND THE CAUSES ARE LARGELY UNKNOWN. Return to index of stories...


POLIOLIKE ILLNESS-OC-VO


THIS IS UNSETTLING NEWS FOR MANY PARENTS THIS MORNING ---

STANFORD UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS ARE WORKING TO IDENTIFY WHAT IS CAUSING A POLIO-LIKE SYNDROME IN CALIFORNIA CHILDREN.

ABOUT 20 CASES HAVE OCCURRED IN CALIFORNIA OVER THE PAST 18 MONTHS.

AND CALIFORNIA IS THE ONLY STATE IN WHICH THE SYNDROME HAS OCCURRED.

THE UNKNOWN AFFLICTION HAS PARALYZED THE ARMS AND LEGS OF EACH OF THE CHILDREN AFFECTED. Return to index of stories...


EDISON BED BUGS-OC-VO


CLOSER TO HOME, EXTERMINATORS ARE TREATING BED BUGS IN A DORM ROOM AT EDISON STATE COLLEGE, AT IT'S LEE CAMPUS.

SCHOOL OFFICIALS CONFIRM ONE ROOM HAS BED BUGS.

A MOTHER CAME TO US - SAYING HER SON'S ROOM WAS INFESTED.

WHEN WE TOLD THE COLLEGE - IT SENT AN EXTERMINATOR TO CHECK IT OUT.

STUDENTS LIVING IN THE DORM ARE HAPPY TO THE SCHOOL IS QUICK TO ACT. Return to index of stories...


EDISON BED BUGS-SOTVO


06:31:31 it definitely makes me feel more safe here not having bed bugs in my thing if they act quick enough like that. 06:31:38

EDISON STATE ASKS STUDENTS TO REPORT POSSIBLE BED BUGS TO THEIR RESIDENT ASSISTANTS RIGHT AWAY.

PEST CONTROL EXPERTS TELL US IT'S NOT UNCOMMON FOR DORMS TO GET BED BUGS. Return to index of stories...


SAMSUNG PHONE-TRX-OC-VO


NOW TO AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT ---

WE'RE GETTING A CLOSE LOOK AT SAMSUNG'S LATEST FLAGSHIP SMARTPHONE, THE GALAXY S-FIVE.

IT FEATURES A FIVE-POINT-ONE INCH SCREEN, AN IMPROVED CAMERA, AND A WEATHERPROOF COATING. AS WELL AS AN EMBEDDED FINGERPRINT SENSOR AND HEART RATE MONITOR.

THE GALAXY S-FIVE WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM ALL 4 MAJOR U.S.

CARRIERS ON APRIL ELEVENTH. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO


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

A TEAM USA HOCKEY PLAYER DIDN'T BRING HOME GOLD FROM THE SOCHI OLYMPICS, BUT HE DID BRING BACK SOMETHING PRETTY SPECIAL. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

LENGTH 3:00 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 ANNE HANSEN OF FORT MYERS

GREAT TO SEE YOU - THANKS FOR WATCHING AND CONNECTING WITH US ON OUR NBC2 NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LIKE US - AND YOU COULD BE NEXT!

ANNE - HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY! 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...


SOCHI DOGS-VO IN PLASMA


NEW THIS MORNING ---

A STAR ST. LOUIS BLUES PLAYER WHO WAS PART OF TEAM USA IN THE OLYMPICS BROUGHT BACK MUCH MORE FROM SOCHI THAN JUST MEMORIES OF PLAYING ON OLYMPIC ICE.

DAVID BACKES AND HIS WIFE RESCUED TWO OF THE THOUSANDS OF STRAY DOGS THAT WERE ALL AROUND SOCHI.

HE CALLS THEM SOCHI JUNIOR AND SOCHI JAKE.

AND HE WENT THROUGH ALL THE RED TAPE TO GET THE DOGS OUT OF RUSSIA. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI DOGS-SOTVO, PLASMA


"when they`re timid and you can kind of tell they`ve been mistreated or you see one with mange or that`s really skinny or fighting over some scraps of food that really tears your heart out because we feel that every dog should have a great home that`s well fed,"

THE DOGS STAYED WITH THE BACKES` ON THE 13 HOUR PLANE RIDE HOME.

THEY'RE NOW STAYING AT FIVE ACRES ANIMAL SHELTER IN SAINT CHARLES, MISSOURI.

THEY WILL STAY THERE FOR 30 DAYS TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE HEALTHY BEFORE BECOMING AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION. Return to index of stories...


LEE SCHOOL FUNDING-OTS


WE'LL BE FOLLOWING THIS IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING IS THIS AFTERNOON TO TACKLE COST-SAVING PLANS TO HELP THEM EXPAND.

LEADERS ARE TRYING TO FIND OUT HOW TO PAY FOR A GROWING DISTRICT.

SOME IDEAS INCLUDE BIGGER CLASS SIZES.

THERE'S EVEN A PROPOSAL TO HAVE ONE GROUP OF STUDENTS ATTEND CLASS IN THE MORNING. AND A SECOND GROUP GO TO SCHOOL IN THE AFTERNOON.

SCHOOL LEADERS BELIEVE THEY NEED THREE NEW SCHOOLS IN THE NEXT 5 YEARS. Return to index of stories...


VAM SCORE-VOTOPS


HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT THIS?

A JACKSONVILLE NEWSPAPER HAS PUBLISHED PART OF THE EVALUATION SCORE FOR NEARLY EVERY TEACHER IN THE STATE.

THE VALUE ADDED MODEL OR "VAM" SCORE TRIES TO QUANTIFY THE EFFECT A TEACHER HAS ON STUDENTS.

THE SCORE IS USED BY EACH DISTRICT DIFFERENTLY WHEN EVALUATING TEACHERS.

TEACHERS WORRY PARENTS WILL MISINTERPRET THE SCORES BECAUSE THEY WERE RELEASED WITHOUT ANY CONTEXT. Return to index of stories...


VAM SCORE-SOTVO


22:44:48 I think there's a lot of stress out there, a lot of concern about how the data is going to be used, how it's going to be displayed, and how it's going to be misunderstood. 22:44:59

LEE COUNTY SCHOOL LEADERS SAY THE VAM SCORE IS JUST ONE PART OF THE TOTAL EVALUATION PROCESS.

A NEGATIVE NUMBER DOESN'T NECESSARILY MEAN THE TEACHER IS DOING A BAD JOB. Return to index of stories...


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WE HAVE A JAM-PACKED 6:30 HALF HOUR COMING UP, INCLUDING, TO DRILL, OR NOT TO DRILL.

TODAY IT'S THE DAN A. HUGHES OIL COMPANY VERSUS PROTESTERS.

WE'LL HAVE A LIVE PREVIEW OF THE UPCOMING FACE-OFF IN FRONT OF A JUDGE.

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tease world spay day-NATSVO


nats of dogs

TODAY WE ARE FOCUSING ON WORLD SPAY AND NEUTER DAY!

OUR DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE WITH HOW IMPORTANT THIS IS TO SAVE PETS LIVES. AND IT WON'T COST YOU A THING! Return to index of stories...


NBC2 WX APP-SSTOPS


AND 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. YOU'RE FORECAST ON THE 2'S IS NEXT! Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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HL1) OIL DRILLING-TRX-SOTVO


Real simple- life, safety of people in the area.

FROM THE STREETS.

TO THE BEACH.

AND NOW TO COURT. BECAUSE OF OIL.

PROTESTORS WILL PLEAD THEIR CASE DIRECTLY TO A STATE JUDGE. Return to index of stories...


HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL3) RADEL SEAT DEADLINES-TRX-NEWSROOM


NBC-2 IS LIVE WITH SEVERAL DEADLINES FOR CANDIDATES LOOKING TO FILL TREY RADEL'S FORMER SEAT.

PLUS, THE FIRST DEBATE IS COMING UP TONIGHT.

WHO'S FACING OFF.

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


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH


IT'S A BIG STORY WE'VE BEEN FOLLOWING FOR MONTHS NOW.

OIL DRILLING IN COLLIER COUNTY.

TODAY COULD BE A BIG DAY IN THE FIGHT TO STOP IT.

GOOD MORNING I'M CLAY MILLER.

AND I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

A STATE JUDGE COULD BLOCK THE DEAL. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING-TRX-ANIBOX


NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY IS LIVE AT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS --- HE BREAKS IT DOWN FOR US. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING-REM 2


KRISTA CLAY---

DOZENS OF PEOPLE ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ISSUE EXPECTED TO PUT UP A FIGHT TODAY IN FRONT OF A STATE JUDGE.

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES RESIDENTS WANT TO KEEP THIER BACKYARDS FROM BECOMING AN EVACUATION ZONE. ENVIRONMENTALISTS WANT TO PROTECT THE STATES WATER SUPPLY AND THE EVERGLADES. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING-VO


THOSE REPRESENTING THE DAN A HUGHES OIL COMPANY SAY THEIR DRILLING IS ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFE.

THE GOAL TODAY FOR OPPONENTS ---- TO STOP THE PERMIT ISSUED TO DRILL.

SOME STATE LAW MAKERS ALSO AGREE---SAYING THE RISKS ARE JUST TO GREAT TO ALLOW DRILLING----

THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS HAVE ALREADY BEEN SPENT FIGHTING THIS--- OPPONENTS SAY WIN OR LOSE--- THEY WILL CONTINUE THEIR FIGHT TO KEEP ALL DRILLING OUT OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING-REM 2


PROCEEDINGS HERE WILL GET UNDERWAY AROUND 9 O CLOCK.

THIS CASE COULD WRAP UP AS LATE AS THURSDAY.

LIVE IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS SAM SWEENEY NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX


TIME FOR YOUR FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND THE WEATHER STORY TODAY: HEAT AND HUMIDITY!

CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING IT IN THE NBC-2 FIRST ALERT STORM TRACKING CENTER. Return to index of stories...


6:32 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-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...


APT FIRE-TRX-VO


BACK TO BREAKING NEWS WE'RE UPDATING AS YOU WAKE UP --

INCREDIBLE VIDEO COMING OUT OF BERKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA.

FIREFIGHTERS ARE ON SCENE OF A THREE-ALARM APARTMENT FIRE.

AND WE JUST LEARNED, THE APARTMENT BUILDING IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION.

YOU CAN SEE, THE BUILDING APPEARS TO HAVE COLLAPSED.

AND THE ONLY THING LEFT STANDING LOOKS LIKE A STAIRWELL OR AN ELEVATOR SHAFT.

WE'RE WORKING TO GET MORE DETAILS ON THIS AND BRING YOU UPDATES THROUGHOUT THE MORNING. Return to index of stories...


RADEL SEAT DEADLINES AND DEBATE-OC-TRX-OBX


THIS WEEK, THERE ARE SEVERAL IMPORTANT DEADLINES TO FILL OUR TREY RADEL'S EMPTY CONGRESSIONAL SEAT IN DISTRICT 19.

NBC-2'S CLIFTON FRENCH IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM -- BREAKING IT ALL DOWN FOR US --

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RADEL SEAT DEADLINES AND DEBATE-NEWSROOM


MONDAY WAS THE LAST DAY FOR CANDIDATES TO SUBMIT THE REQUIRED NUMBER OF VOTER SIGNATURES.

PEOPLE WHO MISSED IT -- HAVE UNTIL NOON WEDNESDAY TO PAY TO JOIN THE RACE.

IT'S 10-THOUSAND BUCKS TO GET ON THE BALLOT.

THEY ALSO NEED THE REQUIRED NUMBER OF SIGNATURES. Return to index of stories...


RADEL SEAT DEADLINES AND DEBATE-SS


SO FAR, 8 CANDIDATES HAVE FILED.

SIX REPUBLICANS.

A DEMOCRAT AND A LIBERTARIAN.

TODAY -- SOME OF THOSE CANDIDATES WILL GO HEAD TO HEAD IN A CONGRESSIONAL PRIMARY DEBATE AND LUNCHEON.

IT'S FROM NOON TO ONE-THIRTY AT THE CALUSA WATERFRONT PIER IN FORT MYERS -- FORMERLY KNOWN AS ART OF THE OLYMPIANS.

LIZBETH BENACQUISTO, CURT CLAWSON, MICHAEL DREIKORN AND PAIGE KREEGEL ARE ALL SCHEDULED TO PARTICIPATE. Return to index of stories...


RADEL SEAT DEADLINES AND DEBATE-NEWSROOM


THE CHAMBER OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IS HOSTING THE EVENT.

COUNT ON US TO BE THERE -- WE'LL HAVE MUCH MORE ON OUR NEWS AT 11:00 AND NOON.

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


RUBIO VENEZUELA CRISIS-OC-VO


FLORIDA SENATOR MARCO RUBIO IS SPEAKING OUT ABOUT THE CRISIS IN VENEZUELA.

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

RUBIO SPOKE ON THE SENATE FLOOR MONDAY NIGHT SAYING -QUOTE- "I GET THOUSANDS OF RETWEETS FROM STUDENTS AND YOUNG PEOPLE, WHAT THEY WANT IS WHAT WE HAVE, THE FREEDOM AND THE LIBERTY. THAT'S WHAT ALL PEOPLE WANT. AND IF AMERICA AND ITS POLICY-MAKERS ARE NOT GOING TO BE FIRMLY ON THE SIDE OF FREEDOM AND LIBERTY, WHO IN THE WORLD IS?"-END QUOTE.

POLITICAL TURMOIL HAS ENGULFED THE COUNTRY IN RECENT WEEKS.

A PROPOSED PEACE CONFERENCE IS SET FOR TOMORROW. Return to index of stories...


CAPE HIRING-OTS


THE CITY OF CAPE CORAL IS CONSIDERING TO HIRE MORE EMPLOYEES.

THE CITY UTILITY DIRECTOR, JEFF PEARSON, TOLD COUNCIL THE DEPARTMENT NEEDS 22 MORE EMPLOYEES TO PERFORM AT A "GOOD LEVEL"-- 79 MORE TO PERFORM AT AN "EXCELLENT LEVEL."

PEARSON SAYS THIS WON'T AFFECT WATER AND SEWAGE RATES.

SALARIES FOR THE NEW EMPLOYEES WILL BE TAKEN OUT OF THE UTILITY DEPARTMENT'S BUDGET.

CITY COUNCIL WILL DISCUSS THIS AT THEIR NEXT MEETING ON MONDAY. Return to index of stories...


MARINE HAZARDS SEVERE WX-TRX-2SH WX CTR-SS


THIS WEEK WE ARE TAKING SOME TIME TO LET YOU KNOW ABOUT SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK HERE IN FLORIDA.

TODAY HALEY'S TALKING ABOUT MARINE HAZARDS.

FLORIDA'S WEATHER AND WATER CAN CHANGE RAPIDLY, POSING A THREAT TO BOATER AND SWIMMER SAFETY.

THE WEATHER CAN QUICKLY BRING HAZARDS SUCH AS SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS, STRONG WINDS, ROUGH SEAS, LIGHTNING, WATERSPOUTS OR RIP CURRENTS.

WE WANT TO BRING AWARENESS SO EVERYONE CAN TAKE A MOMENT TO THINK ABOUT HOW EACH HAZARD COULD AFFECT YOU, YOUR FAMILY AND PROPERTY.

TOMORROW WE'LL TALK ABOUT THUNDERSTORMS AND TORNADOES.

THANKS HALEY. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX GOODWILL-OTS-SS


WE WANT TO GIVE YOU A HEADS UP ON A CHARITY PUSH BY GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AND THE BOSTON RED SOX.

TOMORROW FROM 9AM TO NOON IT WILL HOLD THE CLEAN SWEEP DONATION DRIVE.

IT WILL BE HELD AT JETBLUE PARK.

WE WANT TO GIVE YOU HEADS UP SO YOU CAN BRING NON PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS.

IT'S FOR LOCAL ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WHO OTHERWISE MIGHT GO WITHOUT A MEAL DURING THE WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


FIRST LADY MIAMI-OTS


THIS WEEK, FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA WILL KICK OFF A CELEBRATION AROUND THE FOURTH ANNIVERSARY OF LET'S MOVE!, HER INITIATIVE TO ENSURE THAT ALL OUR CHILDREN GROW UP HEALTHY AND REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL.

TODAY SHE'LL BE IN MIAMI, HIGHLIGHTING EXAMPLES OF PEOPLE, COMMUNITIES, AND ORGANIZATIONS THAT ARE PARTICIPATING IN THIS MOVEMENT.

AND SHE'S MAKING SOME SORT OF ANNOUNCEMENT. WE'LL LET YOU KNOW WHAT THAT IS. Return to index of stories...


S. CAR GO CAPTIVA-SSTOPS


TRAVELING ON CAPTIVA ISLAND IS A LOT EASIER THIS MORNING.

A NEW TROLLEY SERVICE LAUNCHED MONDAYAFTERNOON.

LISTEN TO THIS: IT'S CALLED "S CAR GO". IT'S IN THE SHAPE OF A SNAIL.

THE TROLLEY TAKES PEOPLE AROUND THE ISLAND FOR FREE. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-TRX-LIVE U 2


ALL NEW AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING ---

IT COULD SAVE PETS LIVES!

AND IT'S FREE!

OUR DANIELLE KOLENIAK EXPLAINS.

I'M LIVE AT LEE COUNTY OMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES WHERE WE ARE SHOWING DOGS AND CATS SOME LOVE THIS MORNING. 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...


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 BILLBOARD-CLIP


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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...


WORLD SPAY AND NEUTER DAY-TRX-SS-2SHOT-OBX


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ---

400-- THATS THE NUMBER OF STRAY KITTENS AND CATS THAT ENTER LEE COUNTY DOMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES.

100-- THAT'S THE NUMBER WHO GET GET ADOPTED.

300 --- THAT'S HOW MANY WILL LOSE THEIR LIVES DUE TO PET OVERPOPULATION.

THESE NUMBERS NEVER SEEM TO ADD UP, BUT YOU CAN BE PROACTIVE IN PREVENTING UNNECESSARY DEATHS AND HIGH COSTS TO TAXPAYERS.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE AT LEE COUNTY DOMESTIC SERVICES THIS MORNING WITH HOW YOU CAN PARTICIPATE IN WORLD SPAY DAY THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


WORLD SPAY AND NEUTER DAY-LIVE U 2


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CAPE TAXIS-OTS


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

OPERATING A TAXI CAB IN CAPE CORAL WILL NOT BE ANY DIFFERENT.

CITY LEADERS VOTED AGAINST CHANGING HOW TAXI CAB DRIVERS OBTAIN PERMITS TO OPERATE WITHIN THE CITY.

SOME OF THE CHANGES ON THE TABLE WERE TO HAVE PERMITS APPROVED BY THE CITY MANAGER RATHER THAN CITY COUNCIL, HOW OLD DRIVERS CAN BE TO APPLY, AND HOW DRIVING RATES ARE DISPLAYED. Return to index of stories...


GAS PRICES-TRX-CG


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW --- A MIXED BAG WHEN IT COMES TO GAS PRICES.

THE BAD NEWS: TRIPLE A SAYS PRICES HAVE GONE UP 17 STRAIGHT DAYS, RISING ABOUT 15 CENTS DURING THAT TIME.

BUT HERE'S THE GOOD NEWS: THOSE PRICES ARE STILL 34 CENTS A GALLON BELOW A YEAR AGO.

NBC-2 IS TRACKING THE NEWEST GAS PRICE AVERAGES OVERNIGHT AND HERE THEY ARE.

IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IT'S STILL $3.50 FOR REGULAR UNLEADED, THAT'S UNCHANGED FROM YESTERDAY.

IN FLORIDA IT'S $3.46.

AND NATIONWIDE IT'S $3.43. BOTH UP A PENNY FROM MONDAY. Return to index of stories...


GROCERY PRICES-OTS


GET READY FOR THIS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA --- YOUR GROCERY BILL IS GOING UP!

WE'VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT THIS SINCE LAST WEEK.

AND NEW THIS MORNING --- EXPERTS SAY FOR EACH 100 DOLLARS OF YOUR BILL, YOU CAN EXPECT TO SPEND TEN- TO 15- DOLLARS EXTRA AT CHECKOUT.

RISING PRICES ARE BEING BLAMED ON THE SEVERE DROUGHT IN CALIFORNIA. Return to index of stories...


ANNE FRANK STEPSISTER-OC-VO


NBC-2 IS HEARING AN INCREDIBLE STORY OF SURVIVAL.

ANNE FRANK'S STEP SISTER EVA SCHLOSS SPOKE AT A PRESENTATION IN NAPLES MONDAY.

AROUND 800 PEOPLE ATTENDED TO LISTEN TO SCHLOSS'S STORY, OUTLINED IN HER BOOK "EVA'S STORY."

THE GOAL, SCHLOSS SAYS-IS TO CLEAR UP MISCONCEPTIONS

AND SHARE THE REAL STORY-OF MILLIONS OF VICTIMS. Return to index of stories...


ANNE FRANK STEPSISTER-SOTVO


--TAKE SOT---

07:01-07:11

I get questions like were you able to take your pet. And what did you do on Sundays. And did you make friendships. And all of this was just not possible

SCHLOSS WAS JUST 13 YEARS OLD WHEN THE GERMANS INVADED HOLLAND IN 1942.

HER MOTHER LATER MARRIED OTTO FRANK-THE FATHER OF HER CHILDHOOD FRIEND ANNE AND THE ONLY SURVIVOR OF THE FRANK FAMILY. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-SS


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

TACO BELL IS LAUNCHING A BREAKFAST MENU NATIONWIDE ON MARCH 27TH.

ITEMS WILL BE "PORTABLE," MEANING YOU CAN EAT WITH ONE HAND WHILE TEXTING WITH THE OTHER.

THEY INCLUDE A WAFFLE TACO -- A WARM WAFFLE WRAPPED AROUND SAUSAGE OR BACON, EGGS, CHEESE AND SYRUP.

TACO BELL IS LATE TO THE FAST FOOD BREAKFAST GAME, WHICH GENERATES ROUGHLY $50 BILLION IN ANNUAL SALES.

MCDONALD'S, WHICH OWNS AT LEAST 20% OF THE MARKET, IS CONSIDERING EXPANDING BREAKFAST HOURS PAST THE CURRENT 10:30AM. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

JUST AHEAD-- NBC-2 RUNS DOWN YOUR MORNING TOP STORIES.

PLUS-- 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

LENGTH 2:48 Return to index of stories...


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 BILLBOARD-CLIP


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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. Return to index of stories...


TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


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


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS STUDENT ARRESTED-SSTOPS-VO


TOPPING HEADLINES BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

TWICE IN A WEEK.

ANOTHER EAST LEE COUNTY STUDENT HAS BEEN ARREST FOR CARRYING A WEAPON ON CAMPUS. AND WE WANT TO KNOW WHY.

DEPUTIES SAY MUHAMMED ABDUL-GHAFFER HAD A BOX CUTTER ATTACHED TO HIS POCKET.

AND CHINESE THROWING KNIVES INSIDE HIS BACKPACK.

AND THEN THERE WAS THIS --- DARRIUS HARDEN WAS ARRESTED FRIDAY FOR BRINGING AN UNLOADED GUN TO SCHOOL.

THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT SAYS IT HAD TO DEAL WITH ISSUES OF WEAPONS ON CAMPUS TWICE TOTAL LAST YEAR. Return to index of stories...


TS LEHIGH ROLLOVER-VOTOPS


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT --- NBC-2 CAMERAS WERE ROLLING WHEN A MAN LOST CONTROL OF HIS PICK UP TRUCK IN LEHIGH ACRES.

DEPUTIES SAY THE DRIVERS TRUCK FLIP OVER ALONG GUNNERY AND LEE BOULEVARD AROUND 2:30 THIS MORNING.

THE DRIVER SUFFERED NON LIFE THREATENING INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


TS OIL DRILLING-VOTOPS


THE BATTLE OVER OIL DRILLING IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES HEADS TO COURT TODAY.

A JUDGE WILL DECIDE WHETHER THE DAN A. HUGHES COMPANY CAN DRILL FOR OIL NEAR 24TH AVENUE SOUTHEAST.

A GROUP CALLED PRESERVE OUR PARADISE HAS LEAD THE CHARGE TO BLOCK THE PLANS.

THE HEARING IS EXPECTED TO LAST THREE DAYS.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO BE THERE. Return to index of stories...


TS RADEL DEBATE AND DEADLINES-OC-SS


IN THE WEEK AHEAD.THERE ARE SEVERAL IMPORTANT DEADLINES TO FILL THE OUR EMPTY CONGRESSIONAL SEAT.

PEOPLE WHO MISSED MONDAY'S DEADLINE FOR REQUIRED VOTER SIGNITURES.

HAVE UNTIL TOMORROW AT NOON TO PAY TO JOIN THE RACE.

IT'S 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO GET ON THE BALLOT.

SO FAR, 8 CANDIDATES HAVE FILED.

SIX REPUBLICANS.

A DEMOCRAT AND A LIBERTARIAN. Return to index of stories...


TS FCATS WRITING TODAY-ONCAM


IT'S THE LAST TIME FLORIDA STUDENTS WILL HAVE TO TAKE THE FCAT WRITING TEST BEFORE A NEW ONE ROLLS OUT.

ONLY KIDS IN FOURTH, EIGHTH AND TENTH GRADES WILL TAKE THE TEST TODAY.

THE F-CAT HAS RECEIVED HARSH CRITICISIM SINCE IT DEBUTED IN 1997.

RIGHT NOW WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO MARCH WHEN THE STATE EDUCATION OFFICIALS ARE EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE THE NEW TEST.

FLORIDA ALSO PLANS TO OVERHAUL IT'S SCHOOL GRADING SYSTEM. Return to index of stories...


TS HIT AND RUN DEPUTY DRAGGED-VOTOPS


A NORTH FORT MYERS WOMAN IS FACING FELONY CHARGES AFTER DRAGGING A DEPUTY DURING A CAR CRASH.

WITNESSES SAY CHERLY ALLIANO GOT INTO A FENDER BENDER.

AND WHILE DEPUTIES WERE THERE. SHE TOOK OFF.

THAT'S WHEN A DEPUTY GOT CAUGHT UNDER HER CAR. THEN DRAGGED DOWN THE STREET.

DEPUTIES SAY SHE THEN RAN ON FOOT.

AND LATER FOUND HER HIDING IN A MCDONALDS BATHROOM.

EVERYONE ESCAPED WITH MINOR INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


TS COLLIER BED TAX-VOTOPS


IN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS.

COLLIER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL CONSIDER RAISING TAXES FOR TOURISTS.

THE PROPOSAL WOULD RAISE THE BED TAX BY A PENNY TO FIVE PERCENT.

MURRAY HENDEL WITH THE COLLIER CITIZENS COUNCIL SAYS IT WOULD RAISE AN ADDITIONAL THREE TO FOUR MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR.

SOME LOCAL HOTEL OWNERS SAY THE FOUR PERCENT NUMBER GIVES THEM A "COMPETITIVE EDGE" OVER LARGER FLORIDA MARKETS. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE SIDEWALK-VOTOPS


CAPE CORAL OFFICIALS HAVE APPROVED A GRANT FOR NEW SIDEWALKS ON BOTH SIDES OF OASIS BOULEVARD.

THEY SHOULD HELP KIDS WALK TO OASIS CHARTER SCHOOLS MORE SAFELY.

A GRANT FROM F-DOT WILL PAY FOR THE PROJECT.

CONSTRUCTION IS SET TO START LATER THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


TS ALEGENOL OPEN HOUSE-VOTOPS


A LEE COUNTY COMPANY HELD AN OPEN HOUSE TO PROVE THEY KEPT THEIR END OF A DEAL.

ON MONDAY. ALGENOL EMPLOYEES WORE A NUMBER AND NAMETAG.

THEY WANTED TO PROVE THERE ARE AT LEAST 127 EMPLOYEES IN THE SOUTH LEE COUNTY FACILITY.

COMMISSIONER CECIL PENDERGRASS STILL QUESTIONS WHETHER THE COMPANY MET IT'S FRIDAY DEADLINE TO CREATE 108 JOBS IN LEE COUNTY.

THE ALTERNATIVE GAS COMPANY GOT 10 MILLION DOLLARS IN TAXPAYER MONEY TO CREATE NEW JOBS. Return to index of stories...


TS EDISON BED BUGS-VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW EXTERMINTORS TRYING TO GET RID OF BED BUGS IN A DORM ROOM AT EDISON STATE COLLEGE.

SCHOOL OFFICIALS CONFIRM ONE ROOM HAS BED BUGS.

STUDENTS LIVING IN THE DORM TELL NBC-2 THEY ARE HAPPY TO THE SCHOOL IS QUICK TO ACT.

PEST CONTROL EXPERTS TELL US IT'S NOT UNCOMMON FOR DORMS TO GET BED BUGS. Return to index of stories...


TS LEE SCHOOL FUNDING-ONCAM


HAPPENING TODAY.

THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD WILL MEET TO TO DISCUSS COST SAVING PLANS FOR EXPANSION.

RIGHT NOW LEADERS ARE TRYING TO FIND A WAY TO PAY FOR A GROWING DISTRICT.

SOME IDEAS INCLUDE BIGGER CLASS SIZES.

THERE'S EVEN A PROPOSAL TO HAVE ONE GROUP OF STUDENTS ATTEND CLASS IN THE MORNING. AND A SECOND GROUP GO TO SCHOOL IN THE AFTERNOON.

SCHOOL LEADERS BELIEVE THEY NEED THREE NEW SCHOOLS IN THE NEXT 5 YEARS. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE HIRING-ONCAM


THIS MORNING WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO WHEN THE CAPE CORAL CITY COUNCIL WILL CONSIDER HIRING MORE EMPLOYEES.

THE CITY UTILITY DIRECTOR, JEFF PEARSON, TOLD COUNCIL THE DEPARTMENT NEEDS 22 MORE EMPLOYEES TO PERFORM AT A "GOOD LEVEL"-- 79 MORE TO PERFORM AT AN "EXCELLENT LEVEL."

SALARIES FOR THE NEW EMPLOYEES WILL BE TAKEN OUT OF THE UTILITY DEPARTMENT'S BUDGET.

CITY COUNCIL WILL DISCUSS THIS AT THEIR NEXT MEETING ON MONDAY. 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...