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ANCHOR SUPERS TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
DIRECTORS PAGE BREAKING NEWS-CLIPTOPS
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT ALVA FIRE-2SHOT PUSH
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX ALVA FIRE-SSTOPS-FLY
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER ALVA FIRE-LIVE U 1
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP ALVA FIRE-VO-WIPE
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC ALVA FIRE-SOT
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP ALVA FIRE-LIVE U 1
ALVA FIRE-VOTOPS-2SH ALGENOL ACCUSATIONS-OC-TRX
ALVA FIRE-SSTOPS-FLY ALGENOL ACCUSATIONS-NEWSROOM-VO
ALVA FIRE-LIVE U 1 VR LABS PAYMENT EXTENTION-OC-VO-NEWSROOM
ALVA FIRE-VO LEHIGH FIRE ASSESSMENT-OC-VO
ALVA FIRE-LIVE U 1 SEVERE WX AWARENESS TORNADOES-TRX-2SH WX CTR-SS-2S
HOME INVASIONS-OC-TRX LEE CLASS SIZE-OC-VO-WIPE
HOME INVASIONS-NEWSROOM BONITA ANNEX WHAT'S NEXT-VOTOPS
HOME INVASIONS-ss-vo QUARTER HOUR PUSH-TRX-3SHOT BUB
HOME INVASIONS-SOTVO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI
NAPLES HOME INVASION-NWSRM-VO-ZMAP-NWSRM BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
UKRAINE RIOT POLICE DISBANDED-OC-TRX-SATLIVELOOK-V 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
AFGHAN TROOP WITHDRAWAL-TRX-OC-VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
AZ GAY RIGHTS-TRX-OC-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
AZ GAY RIGHTS-SOTVO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
WESTERN STORMS-OC-TRX-WX WALL TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
OIL DRILLING HEARING-OC-VO BUYING USED SMART AND DANGERS-2SH-TRX-3SHOT BUB
COLLIER EARLY DISMISSAL-OTS BUYING USED SMART AND DANGERS-BUB
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO BUYING USED SMART AND DANGERS-VO-WIPE
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI BUYING USED SMART AND DANGERS-SOT
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 BUYING USED SMART AND DANGERS-BUB-BNR
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP DISTRICT 19 MEDICAL MARIJUANA-OC-SOT-OC
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL WILSON SCAM-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP SWFL MARKETWATCH-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC ORGANIC MILK SHORTAGE-TRX-VO
DESIGNING BABIES-TRX-PLASMA-SS EDISON SPORTS ARENA-OC-SS-VO
TODDLER OBESITY DROPS-TRX-VO IN PLASMA WILL FERRELL HEALTHCARE-2SH-SS
MISSOURI 4TH EXECUTION-TRX-OC-VO COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT-trx-vo
MEXICO DRUG LORD-OC-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
TAX REFORM POLITICS-OTS BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
FMPD COFFEE WITH A COP-TRX-SS 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
CAPTIVA BOAT TOURS-OC-VO-BNR-WIPE 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
SUNSPLASH TO REOPEN-VOTOPS TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
OPENING DAY FEDERAL HOLIDAY-OTS TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-SS TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
wx tease-OMNI TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 TS ALVA FIRE-SSTOPS-VO
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TS HOME INVASION-SSTOPS-VO
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TS NAPLES ROBBERY-ZMAP-VO
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TS OIL DRILLING-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS LEHIGH FIRE ASSESSMENT-VOTOPS
MEDICAL MYSTERY-OC-TRX-VO TS BONITA ANNEX-VOTOPS
MERKEL AND NETANYAHU MUSTACHE-2SH-SS TS VR LABS-VOTOPS
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS TS ALGENOL DEADLINE-VOTOPS
tease alva fire-TRX-VO TS LEE CLASS SIZE-VOTOPS
tease algenol-TRX-VO TS COFFEE WITH A COP-SSTOPS
nbc 2 wx app-TRX-SS TS CAPTIVA CRUISES-VOTOPS
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS SUNSPLASH TO REOPEN-VOTOPS
6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-anibox DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


BREAKING NEWS

Fully Engulfed

DEVELOPING NOW

Violent Home Invasions

LOOKING AHEAD

Anti-Gay Legislation

BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ---

NBC-2 IS LIVEON SCENE OF THIS FIRE!

OUR CAMERAS WERE ROLLING IN ALVA WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING.

SO WHAT CAUSED ALL THIS DESTRUCTION.

PLUS, LIVING IN TERROR!

29:42 "they told us if we cooperate they will not harm us but if we don't tell them where things are, they will start shooting."

NBC-2 WORKING TO PIECE TOGETHER RECENT VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS.

THE SUSPECTS ARE STILL OUT THERE.

ARE THEY CONNECTED?

PLUS, SIGN IT OR VETO IT.

nats - protest "veto, veto" white flash

sot michael salmon, 1062 supporter "this is not about hate or bigotry of any sort, but rather about the protection of religious rights."

MOUNTING PRESSURE THIS MORNING ON ARIZONA'S ANTI-GAY LEGISLATION IN A LIVE REPORT.

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


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


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, COME LOOK AT YOUR TV SCREEN!

THIS IS OUR TOP STORY BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR --

FOG FOR THE MORNING COMMUTE!

CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING IT NOW. 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...


BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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ALVA FIRE-VOTOPS-2SH


NOW TO BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT IN ALVA ---

NBC-2 CAMERAS WERE ROLLING AS FLAMES ERUPT FROM THIS GARAGE OVERNIGHT.

IT'S A STORY WE'VE BEEN ON TOP OF ALL MORNING.

AND WE HAVE A NEW UPDATE FOR YOU AS YOU WAKE UP. Return to index of stories...


ALVA FIRE-SSTOPS-FLY


THIS FIRE BROKE OUT AROUND 12:30 THIS MORNING ON REWIS ROAD IN ALVA. LEAVING ONE FAMILY SHAKEN, BUT GRATEFUL TO BE OK.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY IS LIVE AND TELLS US HOW THIS FAMILY WAS ABLE TO MAKE IT OUT BEFORE IT WAS TOO LATE. Return to index of stories...


ALVA FIRE-LIVE U 1


A NEIGHBOR WAS OUTSIDE SMOKING A CIGERETTE. SAW THE FLAMES. RAN OVER AND SAVED THE LIVES OF THREE PEOPLE.

NBC-2'S SAM SWEENEY JUST SPOKE WITH THE HOMEOWNER--- HE WAS JUST FEET FROM THE FLAMES AND HEARD NOTHING. HE TELLS ME HE WOULD HAVE BEEN DEAD.

LOOK WHAT IS LEFT OF THIS GARAGE AND THE CAR. JUST THE SHELL OF A CAR AND A GOLF CART.

WE WANT SHOW YOU VIDEO OF THE FIRE RAGING THROUGH THIS GARAGE.

THIS WAS JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

YOU CAN SEE SEE HOW FAST IT WAS MOVING AND IMAGINE HOW HOT IT MUST HAVE BEEN.

FIRE FIREFIGHTERS WENT ON THE OFFENSE AND STOPPED THE FIRE FROM MOVING TO THE MAIN HOUSE.

IT DID CAUSE SOME FIRE AND SMOKE DAMAGE. BUT THE FIRE CHIEF TELLS ME ITS NOTHING BEYOND REPAIR.

COMING UP AT 630 WE WILL HEAR FROM THE HOMEOWNER HIMSELF AS HE DESCRIBES THOSE TERRIFYING MOMENTS. Return to index of stories...


ALVA FIRE-VO


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ALVA FIRE-LIVE U 1


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HOME INVASIONS-OC-TRX


NOW TO AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT IN COLLIER COUNTY ---

WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT IF TWO RECENT VIOLENT HOME INVASIONS ARE RELATED.

OUR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM WORKING HER SOURCES. Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASIONS-NEWSROOM


IN BOTH CASES THE VICTIMS WERE TIED UP WITH DUCT TAPE.

AND AS YOU WAKE UP, THE SUSPECTS ARE STILL OUT THERE THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASIONS-ss-vo


LET'S START IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES ON WHITE BOUELVARD.

YOU CAN SEE ON THIS MAP --- THAT'S EAST OF COLLIER BOULEVARD.

A FATHER AND HUSBAND IS STILL SHAKEN UP THIS MORNING, FROM THE ORDEAL THAT HAPPENED ABOUT A WEEK AND A HALF AGO.

HE SAYS FIVE MEN STORMED HIS HOUSE WITH GUNS ---

TIED UP HIS WIFE, THREE KIDS, AND MOTHER-IN-LAW WITH DUCT TAPE --

THEN ROBBED THE FAMILY! Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASIONS-SOTVO


30:18 "they took us into one room and they bound us with duct tape."

THIS DAD WANTS HIS IDENTITY PROTECTED.

HE SAYS THE ROBBERS SNATCHED 50-THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF JEWELRY.

THEY STOLE ANOTHER THOUSAND IN CASH. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES HOME INVASION-NWSRM-VO-ZMAP-NWSRM


AND JUST TWO NIGHTS AGO ---- ANOTHER VIOLENT ARMED ROBBER IN ONE OF THE NICEST NEIGHBORHOODS IN NAPLES.

THE MASKED MEN HELD THE FAMILY INCLUDING TWO CHILDREN AT GUNPOINT. BINDING THEM TOGETHER WITH DUCT TAPE.

AFTER NEARLY 40 MINUTES OF COLLECTING VALUABLES- THE ROBBERS TOOK THE FAMILY'S B-M-W AND GOT AWAY.

THAT CAR WAS LATER FOUND AT TOMMY BAHAMAS IN NAPLES.

IT ALL HAPPENED JUST SOUTH OF THE NAPLES YACHT CLUB ON 17TH AVENUE SOUTH.

NAPLES POLICE TELL NBC-2 THIS IS THE FIRST HOME INVASION THE CITY HAS HAD IN THE LAST 9 YEARS.

AS SOON AS I LEARN MORE WE'LL PASS IT ALONG.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM, SD, NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE RIOT POLICE DISBANDED-OC-TRX-SATLIVELOOK-V


BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT FROM UKRAINE ---

THE RIOT POLICE THAT WERE RECENTLY USED AGAINST ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTERS IN KIEV, HAVE BEEN DISBANDED.

THE COUNTRY'S ACTING INTERIOR MINISTER MADE THAT ANNOUINCEMENT ABOUT 4:00 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING.

THE ELITE POLICE UNIT IS BLAMED FOR THE DEATHS OF DOZENS OF PROTESTERS.

MEANWHILE, THERE ARE CONTINUING INTERNATIONAL DIVISIONS OVER THE OUSTING OF UKRAINE'S PRESIDENT, WHO REMAINS ON THE RUN THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


AFGHAN TROOP WITHDRAWAL-TRX-OC-VO


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ---

PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS ISSUED AN ULTIMATUM TO THE PRESIDENT OF AFGHANISTAN - SIGN A SECURITY AGREEMENT OR ALL AMERICAN TROOPS ARE HEADING HOME WHEN THE WAR ENDS AT THE END OF THIS YEAR.

ALTHOUGH U.S. OFFICIALS SAY THEY PREFER TO LEAVE SOME PERSONNEL BEHIND TO HELP THE AFGHANS WITH SECURITY AND TRAINING, THE PENTAGON IS ALREADY PREPARING FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF A COMPLETE PULLOUT - AND THAT ANNOUNCEMENT DOMINATES TODAY'S MEETING OF NATO MINISTERS IN BELGIUM. Return to index of stories...


AZ GAY RIGHTS-TRX-OC-VO


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ---

ARIZONA IS THE CENTER OF THE LATEST UPROAR OVER GAY RIGHTS.

WE'RE AWAITING GOVERNOR JAN BREWER'S DECISION.

THE CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN IS WEIGHING WHETHER TO SIGN INTO LAW OR VETO A BILL THAT WOULD ALLOW COMPANIES TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST GAYS IN THE NAME OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM.

SHE HAS UNTIL SATURDAY TO MAKE A DECISION.

SEVERAL MAJOR U.S. COMPANIES HAVE SAID THE LAW WOULD BE BAD FOR BUSINESS.

AMONG THEM: MARRIOT HOTELS, TECH GIANT APPLE, AND AMERICAN AIRLINES.

EVEN THE NFL HAS ITS EYES ON ARIZONA WITH NEXT YEAR'S SUPER BOWL SET TO BE

PLAYED IN PHOENIX. Return to index of stories...


AZ GAY RIGHTS-SOTVO


SOT Nicole Burress, 1062 Supporter

"THE HOMOSEXUAL COMMUNITY WILL SAY 'YOU NEED TO BE TOLERANT OF OUR LIFESTYLE

.' BUT THAT TOLERANCE ISN'T RECIPROCATED TOWARDS THE RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY."

SOT Rebecca Wininger, President, Arizona Equality

"IT IS DISCRIMINATION COUCHED BEHIND THE BELIEF THAT I CAN HIDE BEHIND MY

RELIGIOUS BELIEFS."

BREWER HAS VETOED SIMILAR BILLS IN THE PAST AND MANY NATIONAL REPUBLICANS

HOPE SHE DOES IT AGAIN. Return to index of stories...


WESTERN STORMS-OC-TRX-WX WALL


NEW THIS MORNING ---

WE ARE TRACKING WESTERN STORMS AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING ---

HALEY HAS THE LATEST ON WESTERN FLOODING AND RAINS IN CALIFORNIA, OREGON AND WASHINGTON. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING HEARING-OC-VO


THE FIGHT OVER OIL DRILLING IN COLLIER COUNTY CONTINUES TODAY.

A HEARING IS BEING HELD IN FORT MYERS.

IN OPENING STATEMENTS TUESDAY-

THE DAN A HUGHES OIL COMPANY TOLD THE JUDGE-

PANTHERS WON'T BE IMPACTED FROM THE DRILLING.

SOMETHING SOUTH FLORIDA WILDLANDS ASSOCIATION FOUNDER MATT SCHWARTZ DISAGREES WITH.

THE HEARING IS EXPECTED TO LAST UNTIL FRIDAY. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER EARLY DISMISSAL-OTS


A REMINDER IN COLLIER COUNTY TODAY ---

CLASS WILL DISMISS THREE HOURS EARLY TODAY FOR ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.

IT'S FOR A SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT WORKSHOP FOR STAFF.

THE DISTRICT SAYS TEACHERS WILL BE WORKING TO DESIGN CHALLENGING AND ENGAGING LESSONS FOR STUDENTS. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


THIS IS A BIG HEADLINE AS YOU WAKE UP ---

MAKING DESIGNER BABIES. USING THREE PEOPLE.

U-S REGULATORS ARE CONSIDERING THE OPTION THIS MORNING.

PLUS, IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN!

IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO GET OUT ON THE WATER, NEW BOAT TOURS AND CRUISES START TODAY!

WE HAVE ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED, YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. AND HALEY IS IT A GOOD DAY TO BE ON THE BOAT? 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...


DESIGNING BABIES-TRX-PLASMA-SS


ALL NEW IN THIS MORNING'S HEALTHCAST ---

NEW TECHNOLOGY IS AIMED AT ELIMINATING GENETIC DISEASE IN NEWBORNS.

IT WOULD COMBINE THE DNA OF THREE PEOPLE, INSTEAD OF JUST TWO, TO CREATE A CHILD, POTENTIALLY REDRAWING ETHICAL LINES FOR DESIGNER BABIES.

THE PROCESS WORKS BY REPLACING POTENTIALLY VARIANT DNA IN THE UNFERTILIZED EGGS OF A HOPEFUL MOTHER WITH DISEASE-FREE GENES FROM A DONOR.

U.S. REGULATORS ARE WEIGHING WHETHER THE PROCEDURE, USED ONLY IN MONKEYS SO FAR, IS SAFE ENOUGH TO BE TESTED IN HUMANS. Return to index of stories...


TODDLER OBESITY DROPS-TRX-VO IN PLASMA


AND WE'RE GETTING WORD NOW OF AN UNEXPECTED VICTORY IN THE FIGHT AGAINST OBESITY.

AMERICA'S TINIEST CITIZENS --

CHILDREN AS YOUNG AS TWO AND AS OLD AS FIVE --

THE RATE OF OBESITY HAS *PLUMMETED* --

DOWN 43 PERCENT IN 10 YEARS.

SO WHAT MADE THE DIFFERENCE?

EXPERTS THINK KIDS ARE CONSUMING FEWER SUGARY DRINKS AND MORE MOMS ARE BREAST

FEEDING.

THEY ALSO CREDIT THE FIRST LADY WITH RAISING AWARENESS WITH HER LETS MOVE CAMPAIGN. Return to index of stories...


MISSOURI 4TH EXECUTION-TRX-OC-VO


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING ---

A MISSOURI INMATE HAS BEEN EXECUTED FOR ABDUCTING, RAPING AND KILLING A KANSAS CITY TEENAGER NEARLY 25 YEARS AGO.

MICHAEL TAYLOR WAS LETHALLY INJECTED JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

AND THIS IS NOTABLE:

HE WAS THE FOURTH MISSOURI INMATE EXECUTED BY THE STATE IN THE LAST 4 MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


MEXICO DRUG LORD-OC-VO


U.S. AUTHORITIES MAY HAVE A LONG WAIT, BEFORE THEY CAN GET A CHANCE TO PROSECUTE MEXICAN DRUG KINGPIN JOAQUIN GUZMAN.

FEDERAL JUDGES IN MEXICO RULED GUZMAN MUST STAND TRIAL ON DRUG-TRAFFICKING CHARGES IN MEXICO FIRST.

THE MEXICAN GOVERNMENT VOWS GUZMAN WILL NOT REPEAT HIS 2001 ESCAPE THAT LET HIM ROAM MEXICO FOR 13 YEARS AS HE MOVED BILLIONS OF DOLLARS OF COCAINE, METH AND HEROIN AROUND THE WORLD. Return to index of stories...


TAX REFORM POLITICS-OTS


ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD ----

THE INFLUENTIAL HEAD OF THE HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE IS EXPECTED TO RELEASE HIS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED TAX REFORM PLAN TODAY.

BUT EXCITEMENT OVER THE PROPOSAL - CLAIMED BY ITS AUTHOR TO BE SIMPLER, FAIRER AND FLATTER - IS BEING UNDERCUT BY WORD FROM SENATE LEADERS OF BOTH PARTIES THAT TAX REFORM WON'T HAPPEN THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


FMPD COFFEE WITH A COP-TRX-SS


THIS IS NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

FORT MYERS POLICE "REPLENISH" COFFEE WITH A COP THIS MORNING.

OFFICERS FROM THE FORT MYERS POLICE DEPARTMENT AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS WILL COME TOGETHER IN AN INFORMAL, NEUTRAL SPACE TO DISCUSS COMMUNITY ISSUES, BUILD RELATIONSHIPS AND DRINK COFFEE.

ALL COMMUNITY MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND.

IT'S FROM 10AM TO 11:30 AT MCGREGOR CAFÉ. Return to index of stories...


CAPTIVA BOAT TOURS-OC-VO-BNR-WIPE


IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR!

WEEKLY BOAT TOURS RETURN FOR THE SEASON.

STARTING THIS MORNING AT 10:00, THE EDISON AND FORD WINTER ESTATES AND CAPTIVA CRUISES WILL BE OFFERING CRUISES AND TOURS FROM CAPTIVA ISLAND.

IT COSTS $65 DOLLARS FOR ADULTS, AND $60 FOR KIDS.

YOU CAN ALSO DO SELF GUIDED TOURS. THAT COSTS $45 DOLLARS FOR ADULTS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION HEAD TO NBC DASH TWO DOT COM AND CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


SUNSPLASH TO REOPEN-VOTOPS


AND WE'RE LOOKING AHEAD TO NEXT WEEKEND, WHEN SUN SPLASH FAMILY WATER PARK REOPENS IN CAPE CORAL.

YOU CAN PLAN ON GOING SATURDAY MARCH 8TH, IT'S RE-OPENS AT 10AM.

IF YOU HAVN'T BEEN, SUN SPLASH HAS MORE THAN 14 ACRES OF ATTRACTIONS FOR VISITORS OF ALL AGES INCLUDING THREE SPEED SLIDES, A LAZY RIVER, FAMILY POOL, SEVERAL OPEN AND ENCLOSED FLUMES, AND A TOT SPOT FOR SMALL CHILDREN. Return to index of stories...


OPENING DAY FEDERAL HOLIDAY-OTS


HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT THIS?

HALL OF FAME SHORTSTOP OZZIE SMITH IS WORKING TO MAKE OPENING DAY, A FEDERAL HOLIDAY.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO A STORY ON THE ST. LOUIS CARDINALS' TEAM WEBSITE.

SMITH ANNOUNCED A CAMPAIGN WITH ANHEUSER-BUSCH AND BUDWEISER.

THEY WANT TO GET A PETITION GOING AND NEED 100-THOUSAND SIGNATURES FOR THE WHITE HOUSE TO CONSIDER IT BEFORE OPENING DAY.

OPENING DAY FALLS ON MARCH 31ST THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-SS


RUNNING FOR THE COCAINE CONGRESSMAN'S OLD SEAT.

WE'RE LOOKING AHEAD TO AN IMPORTANT DEADLINE IN THE DAY AHEAD.

AND WE HAVN'T SHOWN YOU THIS YET THIS MORNING ---

AND IT HAS A LOT OF PEOPLE TALKING.

WE'LL EXPLAIN THIS ACCIDENT DURING AN INTERNATIONAL NEWS CONFERENCE. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


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BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

LENGTH 3:00 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...


MEDICAL MYSTERY-OC-TRX-VO


RESEARCHERS ARE CALLING IT A MEDICAL MYSTERY.

20 KIDS IN CALIFORNIA ALL WITH POLIO-LIKE SYNDROME. PARALYZING AT LEAST TWO OF THE CHILDREN'S ARMS OR LEGS.

RIGHT NOW NEUROLOGISTS ARE WORKING TO LEARN ABOUT MORE ABOUT THE CASES.

RESEARCHERS BELIEVE A RARE VIRUS CALLED ENTEROVIRUS COULD BE LINKED TO THE ILLNESS.

IT'S IN THE SAME FAMILY AS POLIO.

THE CHILDREN IN CALIFORNIA ARE THE ONLY CASES IN THE PAST YEAR AND A HALF. OF THE POLIO-LIKE SYNDROME IN THE U-S

POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS

Polio-like illness a mystery in California

STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford University researchers say a cluster of children in California have developed a rare, polio-like syndrome within the past year that quickly paralyzed one or more of the children's arms or legs.

Stanford's Dr. Keith Van Haren says about 20 cases have been identified in California in the past year and a half and they're the only ones in the U.S.

Van Haren says the five cases he studied had been vaccinated against polio. He plans to talk to the media about the illness Monday evening from Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford.

Dr. Jane Seward of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cautions that the research is still underway in California, and there are a variety of infectious diseases that can cause childhood paralysis. Return to index of stories...


MERKEL AND NETANYAHU MUSTACHE-2SH-SS


THIS MORNING IT'S THE PHOTO THAT HAS EVERYONE TALKING.

ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU APPEARING TO ACCIDENTALLY GIVE GERMAN CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL A HITLER-LIKE MUSTACHE DURING A NEWS CONFERENCE IN JERUSALEM.

IT HAPPENED WHEN NETANYAHU POINTED ACROSS THE STAGE, INADVERTENTLY CASTING THE SHADOW ACROSS MERKEL'S FACE. 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 NADIA ALEJANDRA VILLAL-VAZO OF LEHIGH ACRES

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!

NADIA - HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY! Return to index of stories...


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IF YOU'RE JUST WAKING UP WITH US, WE'VE BEEN ON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS ALL MORNING ---

WE'RE LIVE ON SCENE AS INVESTIGATORS WORK TO FIND THE CAUSE OF THIS A HUGE FIRE.

AND WE TALK TO THE HOMWOENER IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


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AND DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ---

$10 MILLION DOLLARS OF TAX PAYER MONEY.

THE LATEST ACCUSATIONS AGAINST ALGENOL -- BUT HOW THE COMPANY IS NOW FIGHTING BACK IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


nbc 2 wx app-TRX-SS


AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE IN THE KNOW ABOUT THIS MORNING'S FOG ADVISORY , 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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6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-anibox


THIS IS OUR TOP STORY BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR --

FOG FOR THE MORNING COMMUTE!

CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING IT NOW. 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...


BREAKING NEWS-CLIPTOPS


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ALVA FIRE-2SHOT PUSH


DEVELOPING AT SIX THIRTY --- A FAMILY COUNTING THEIR BLESSINGS THIS MORNING AFTER A NEIGHBOR SAVES THEM FROM THEIR BURNING HOME.

GOOD MORNING I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

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


ALVA FIRE-SSTOPS-FLY


THIS HAPPENED IN ALVA ON REWIS ROAD JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY IS THERE. WHERE WE JUST LEARNED THE FAMILY CAT'S WERE FOUND SAFE.

SAM WHAT IS LEFT OF THAT HOME? Return to index of stories...


ALVA FIRE-LIVE U 1


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ALVA FIRE-VO-WIPE


THIS WAS THE FAMILIES NEW CADILLAC. JUST A SHELL NOW--- YOU CAN IMAGINE JUST HOW HOT THIS FIRE WAS AND HOW FAST IT WAS MOVING.

THE ONLY REASON THE FAMILY MADE IT OUT ALIVE BEFORE THE FIRE SPREAD. A NEIGHBOR CAME OVER AND BANGED ON THE DOOR. THREE PEOPLE ESCAPED. THE HOMEOWNER TELLS ME IF WEREN'T FOR THE NEIGHBOR, HIS ENTIRE FAMILY COULD HAVE BEEN WIPED OUT

LETS LOOK AT HOW BIG THESE FLAMES WERE.

FIRE FIRE FIGHTERS WENT INTO THE OFFENSIVE POSITION--INSIDE THE MAIN HOME RIPPING OUT THE CEILING TO STOP THE FLAMES FROM SPREADING THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE.

DAVID THE HOMEOWNER TELLS ME HES SHAKEN, BUT DOING OK. Return to index of stories...


ALVA FIRE-SOT


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ALVA FIRE-LIVE U 1


BACK OUT LIVE--- THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION. FIRE INVESTIGATORS EXPECTED TO BE BACK ON SCENE LATER THIS MORNING.

LIVE IN ALVA SS NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


ALGENOL ACCUSATIONS-OC-TRX


RIGHT NOW WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO AN IMPORTANT DEADLINE COME FRIDAY FOR A LEE COUNTY COMPANY THAT'S UNDER THE MICROSCOPE.

BUT THERE'S MORE ---

NBC-2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM WITH HOW ALGENOL IS FIRING BACK. Return to index of stories...


ALGENOL ACCUSATIONS-NEWSROOM-VO


ALGENOL IS CLOSELY BEING WATCHED BECAUSE IT WAS GIVEN 10 MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE COUNTY.

LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONER CECIL PENDERGRASS HAS PUBLICLY RAISED SUSPICIONS ABOUT WHETHER THE COMPANY HAS ALL THE WORKERS THEY'RE SUPPOSED TO HAVE.

THIS IS VIDEO FROM EARLIER THIS WEEK WHEN EMPLOYEES WORE NUMBERS ON THEIR CHESTS TO SHOW THEY HAVE THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF WORKERS.

BY THIS FRIDAY, ALGENOL MUST PROVE IT HAS HIRED 108 PEOPLE.

THE COMPANY'S C-E-O SAYS IT ALREADY SURPASSED THAT NUMBER AND NOW HE'S CONSIDERING SUING PENDERGRASS FOR LIBEL. Return to index of stories...


VR LABS PAYMENT EXTENTION-OC-VO-NEWSROOM


AND IN A RELATED STORY ---

BONITA SPRINGS BASED V-R LABS WAS GIVEN $5 MILLION DOLLARS OF TAXPAYER MONEY WITH THE PROMISE OF 200 JOBS. BUT THAT NEVER HAPPENED.

LEE COUNTY LAWYERS ARE NOW DEMANDING VR LABS PAY BACK THE MONEY THAT IT GOT TO BUILD THIS WAREHOUSE OFF ALICO ROAD.

THE BOTTLING FACILITY SITS EMPTY THIS MORNING.

VR LABS HAS SAID THE COUNTY'S ASSERTIONS ARE PREMATURE AND INNACCURATE.

THEY CLAIM THEY HAVE THREE YEARS TO MEET THEIR GOALS.

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


LEHIGH FIRE ASSESSMENT-OC-VO


WE'LL BE WORKING MORE ON THIS STORY AND CRUNCHING THE NUMBERS IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

A NEW PROPOSAL FOR A FIRE ASSESSMENT FEE IN LEHIGH ACRES IN RAISING SOME CONCERN.

THE PLAN WOULD BE TO MAKE RESIDENTS PAY A FLAT FEE OF $2 hundred 92 DOLLARS.

THAT MEANS PEOPLE WITH MORE VALUABLE HOMES ARE GETTING A BREAK.

THOSE WITH LESS VALUABLE ONES ARE PAYING MORE.

UNDER THE PLAN, VACANT LAND OWNERS WILL ONLY PAY 21 -DOLLARS AN ACRE.

COMMISSIONERS ARE WORKING ON ANOTHER PLAN.

IT WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE END OF NEXT MONTH.

VOTERS WILL HAVE THE FINAL SAY AS EARLY AS AUGUST IN THE NEXT ELECTION. Return to index of stories...


SEVERE WX AWARENESS TORNADOES-TRX-2SH WX CTR-SS-2S


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ---

WE CONTINUE SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK WITH CHIEF METEORLOGIST HALEY WEBB ---

IT'S A GREAT WAY FOR EVERYONE TO TAKE A MOMENT TO THINK ABOUT HOW EACH HAZARD COULD AFFECT YOU, YOUR FAMILY AND PROPERTY AND PLAN AHEAD.

TODAY WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THUNDERSTORMS AND TORNADOES.

AND YOU CAN'T HAVE A TORNADO WITHOUT A THUNDERSTORM.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE A FREQUENT PART OF LIFE HERE IN FLORIDA.

THEY HAPPEN IN ALL SEASONS OF THE YEAR, BUT THEY ARE MORE NUMEROUS DURING THE SUMMER.

THAT'S WHY WE'RE GETTING YOU PREPARED.

FLORIDA HAS THE GREATEST NUMBER OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE UNITED STATES, OCCURRING 75 TO 105 DAYS EACH YEAR.

FOR MORE ON WHAT TO DO IF YOU'RE CAUGHT IN A TORNADO, HEAD TO NBC DASH TWO DOT COM AND CLICK ON NEWSLINKS.

THANKS HALEY, TOMORROW WE'LL FOCUS ON HURRICANES AND FLOODING. Return to index of stories...


LEE CLASS SIZE-OC-VO-WIPE


NOW AN NBC-2 UPDATE ON THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ADDING MORE STUDENTS TO CLASSROOMS.

THE DISTRICT IS ADDING 18-HUNDRED STUDENTS NEXT YEAR.

TO MAKE MORE ROOM, THE SCHOOL BOARD HAS DECIDED TO ADD UP TO THREE SEATS IN THIRD, FOURTH AND FIFTH GRADE CLASSROOMS NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.

AND THIS IS INTERESTING, THE SUPERINTENDENT TELLS NBC-2 THAT RESEARCH SHOWS BIG CLASS SIZE DOES NOT HAVE A NEGATIVE AFFECT ON THE EDUCATION PROCESS IN GRADES 4 THRU 12. Return to index of stories...


BONITA ANNEX WHAT'S NEXT-VOTOPS


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

KEEPING WITH THE STATUS QUO IN LEE COUNTY.

PARTS OF PELICAN LANDING AND THE COLONY THAT WERE UP FOR GRABS, WILL KEEP UNINCORPORATED LEE COUNTY ADDRESSES FOR NOW.

THOSE RESIDENTS VOTED DOWN JOINING BONITA SPRINGS BY 55 PERCENT.

ALSO- PEOPLE WHO WANT TO, CAN VOLUNTARILY ANNEX AND JOIN BONITA BY APRIL FIRST.

FROM HERE, THE ESTERO COUNCIL OF COMMUNITY LEADERS PLANS TO CONTINUE EFFORTS TO INCORPORATE.

THAT TOO WILL BE PUT TO A VOTE. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-TRX-3SHOT BUB


NOW TO AN ALL NEW NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT!

DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE IN STUDIO WITH THE DANGERS TO BUYING USED ITEMS ON CRAIGSLIST OR EBAY.

SPECIFICALLY CRIBS AND CARSEATS. FLORIDA HAS NO REAL REGULATIONS ON THEM --- I'LL EXPLAIN HOW TO PLAY IT SAFE, NEXT. 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 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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BUYING USED SMART AND DANGERS-2SH-TRX-3SHOT BUB


THIS MORNING WE'RE TALKING ABOUT BUYING USED FOR YOUR KIDS AND SAVING BIG!

High dollar BABY ITEMS ARE BEING SOLD AT deep DISCOUNTS, BUT BUYING USED CAN BE DANGEROUS IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE IN THE STUDIO WITH THE DANGERS THAT ALL THRIFTY MOMS NEED TO KNOW. Return to index of stories...


BUYING USED SMART AND DANGERS-BUB


IT'S A LOT FOR MOMS TO KEEP UP WITH.

THERE are MILLIONS OF BABY ITEMS ON THE MARKET AND IT SEEMS AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK THERE are VOLUNTARY AND MANDATORY RECALLS, WARNINGS AND EXPIRATION DATES ON PRODUCTS. ALL WHICH PARENTS NEED TO KEEP UP ON.ON TOP OF RAISING A CHILD! Return to index of stories...


BUYING USED SMART AND DANGERS-VO-WIPE


WITH THE RE-SALE MARKET BOOMING FOR BABY PRODUCTS, HOW DO YOU KNOW WHAT'S SAFE FOR YOUR CHILD AND WHAT'S NOT?!

I LOOKED INTO THIS AND FOUND THERE IS NO LAW PREVENTING PEOPLE FROM SELLING USED CAR SEATS AND CRIBS THROUGH ONLINE SITES LIKE CRAIGSLIST AND E-BAY.

BUT WHEN YOU BUY FROM THESE SITES YOU DON'T KNOW THE PRODUCT'S *TRUTHFUL* HISTORY.

WHEN IT COMES TO CONSIGNMENT SHOPS, BECAUSE THEY ARE A BUSINESS, IT'S A TOTALLY DIFFERENT STORY.

THEY MUST ABIDE BY THE CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION. FORBIDDING SELLERS FROM SELLING RECALLED OR EXPIRED PRODUCTS.

I STOPPED IN TWICE BOUGHT FOR MOM AND TOT IN NORTH FORT MYERS WHERE THE OWNERS SAY THEY TAKE APART CRIBS AND CARSEATS AND INSPECT THEM BEFORE THEY EVEN PURCHASE THEM FOR RE-SALE. Return to index of stories...


BUYING USED SMART AND DANGERS-SOT


It's a huge issue. And it's one of the most important concerns in my

business. Not only is there a disclosure form that the consigner has

to sign stating this car seat has never been in an accident, it's in

good condition, that it is a one-owner car seat. We take apart the car

seat from start to finish. Checking straps, harnesses, buckles,

cushions, side impact foam. everything. Everything from start to

finish." Return to index of stories...


BUYING USED SMART AND DANGERS-BUB-BNR


BUSINESS OWNERS ADVICE. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT ANY USED PRODUCT'S HISTORY, DO NOT BUY IT.

ALSO CHECK IN WITH THE CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION AND SIGN UP GET AN EMAIL FOR RECALL UPDATES.

I'VE POSTED THE LINK IN THE NEWSLINKS SECTION ON OUR WEBSITE, NBC-2.COM, CLAY? Return to index of stories...


DISTRICT 19 MEDICAL MARIJUANA-OC-SOT-OC


TODAY AT NOON.

THAT'S THE DEADLINE TO QUALIFY FOR ANYONE WANTING TO RUN FOR TREY RADEL'S CONGRESSIONAL SEAT IN THE 19TH DISTRICT.

AND FOR THE FIRST TIME, FOUR GOP CONGRESSIONAL HOPEFULS FACED EACH OTHER FOR A DEBATE.

AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA CAME UP.

LISTEN TO THIS.

5851 "It quickly becomes recreational marijuana and so I'm not going to vote for it but if history tells us something and it gets the chance to be on the ballot it's probably going to be legal here."

5538 "I tell you I personally do not support the amendment because I do not like the thought of allowing illegal drug use for anything."

5610 "I don't want to start the ball rolling towards this idea that legalizing illegal drugs is somehow okay and nobody gets hurt."

5723 "I say take it off schedule one if it doesn't belong there. Allow the pharmaceutical industry to conduct the research. Allow the doctor to make determination and then control it."

VOTERS GET TO MAKE THE DECISION IN THE NOVEMBER ELECTION. Return to index of stories...


WILSON SCAM-OC-VO


THIS MORNING YOU CAN HELP STOP A REALLY DESPICABLE SCAM.

HERE IS A LOOK AT THE LETTER BEING SENT OUT IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY.

IT SAYS IT'S FOR THE SGT. MICHAEL WILSON FUND, BUT OFFICIALS SAY A CROOK IS BEHIND THE LETTERS.

WILSON WORKED FOR THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

HE WAS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY IN AUGUST.

THE LETTERS ARE SEALED IN STOLEN ENVELOPES FROM HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH.

CONTACT THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION. Return to index of stories...


SWFL MARKETWATCH-OC-VO


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

EXPERTS ARE FEELING POSITIVE ABOUT THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA REAL ESTATE MARKET IN 20-14.

THAT MESSAGE WAS DELIVERED TO A SOLD OUT CROWD AT THE ANNUAL MARKET WATCH EVENT LAST NIGHT.

EXPERTS SAY NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY BECAUSE INTEREST RATES ARE STILL LOW BUT HOMEBUILDING PRICES ARE RISING RAPIDLY.

THEY SAY ITS A GOOD TIME TO SELL TOO BECAUSE PRICES ARE FAIR.

EXPERTS SAY WE WILL LIKELY NEVER RETURN TO THE MARKET WE SAW BEFORE THE RECESSION -

BUT THAT MIGHT BE A GOOD THING BECAUSE THAT KIND OF GROWTH WASNT SUSTAINABLE. Return to index of stories...


ORGANIC MILK SHORTAGE-TRX-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT WE'RE WORKING ON IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

A NATIONWIDE SHORTAGE OF ORGANIC MILK IS HITTING SHOPPERS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

WE'RE EXPECTING TO HEAR JUST HOW BAD IT IS FROM PUBLIX LATER TODAY.

WE FOUND SIGNS THERE SAYING THEY ARE OUT OF ORGANIC BRANDS.

TURNS OUT -- THAT INTENSE DROUGHT OUT WEST IS CREATING A SHORTAGE.

SOME ENCOURAGING NEWS - WE'VE LEARNED FEDERAL DISASTER AID IS ON THE WAY TO TRY TO HELP OUT THOSE FARMERS. Return to index of stories...


EDISON SPORTS ARENA-OC-SS-VO


WE'RE GETTING OUR FIRST LOOK AT WHAT EDISON STATE'S NEW SPORTS ARENA WILL LOOK LIKE.

THE MAIN BASKETBALL ARENA FOR THE BUCCANEERS WILL SEAT 35-HUNDRED PEOPLE

A SECOND BUILDING WILL SERVE AS A STUDENT REC CENTER.

IT'S A BIG STEP IN THE COLLEGE'S PLAN TO BRING SPORTS BACK TO EDISON STATE. Return to index of stories...


WILL FERRELL HEALTHCARE-2SH-SS


COMEDIAN WILL FERRELL IS GETTING PUSHBACK ON FACEBOOK ABOUT HIS PITCH FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA'S HEALTH CARE LAW.

THE ANCHORMAN 2 STAR POSTED A MESSAGE ON FACEBOOK URGING THE 8 MILLION WHO "LIKE" HIS PAGE TO GET HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.

BUT FERRELL IS GETTING AN EARFUL. JILLIAN TAYLOR WRITES: "I DON'T BELIEVE MY GOVERNMENT HAS THE RIGHT TO FORCE ME TO BUY HEALTH INSURANCE." AND THIS FROM MANDY NICOLE, WHO WRITES: "BET YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO THROUGH HEALTHCARE.GOV!" Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT-trx-vo


TIME NOW IS--

JUST AHEAD-- NBC-2 RUNS DOWN YOUR MORNING TOP STORIES. Including breaking news on a raging fire overnight. And how lucky the homeowner is this morning.

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

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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 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 ALVA FIRE-SSTOPS-VO


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

LET'S GET YOU UP TO SPEED WITH THIS MORNING'S TOP STORIES.

THANKS TO A NEIGHBOR AN ALVA FAMILY IS LUCKY TO BE ALIVE THIS MORNING.

OVERNIGHT A FIRE BROKE OUT IN THEIR GARAGE.

THE NEIGHBOR SAW THE FLAMES AND BANGED ON THEIR DOOR TO WAKE THEM UP.

THEIR CATS WERE FOUND UNHARMED. BUT THEY LOST THEIR NEW CAR AND TWO GOLF CARTS IN THE FLAMES.

WE'RE STILL WORKING TO FIND OUT HOW IT STARTED. Return to index of stories...


TS HOME INVASION-SSTOPS-VO


THIS MORNING DEPUTIES SAY, NO SUSPECTS ARE IN CUSTODY AFTER A TERRIFYING SITUATION IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

ONE FATHER SAYS FIVE MEN STORMED INTO THEIR HOME AND HELD THE FAMILY AT GUNPOINT.

IT HAPPNED ON WHITE BOUELVARD.

WE LEARNED THEY TIED UP HIS WIFE, THREE KIDS, AND MOTHER-IN-LAW WITH DUCT TAPE --

THEN SNATCHED 50-THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF JEWELRY AND A THOUSAND IN CASH. Return to index of stories...


TS NAPLES ROBBERY-ZMAP-VO


AND ANOTHER ARMED ROBBER HITS JUST SOUTH OF THE NAPLES YACHT CLUB ON 17TH AVENUE SOUTH.

THE MASKED MEN HELD THE FAMILY INCLUDING TWO CHILDREN AT GUNPOINT. BINDING THEM TOGETHER WITH DUCT TAPE.

AFTER NEARLY 40 MINUTES OF COLLECTING VALUABLES- THE ROBBERS TOOK THE FAMILY'S B-M-W AND GOT AWAY.

THAT CAR WAS LATER FOUND AT TOMMY BAHAMAS IN NAPLES. Return to index of stories...


TS OIL DRILLING-VOTOPS


IT'S DAY TWO IN COURT FOR THE DAN A HUGHES COMPANY.

ARGUING THEY *CAN AND *SHOULD. DRILL FOR OIL IN COLLIER COUNTY.

MANY WHO OPPOSED THE DRILLING PUSHED FOR THE STATE HEARING.

THE SOUTH FLORIDA WILD LANDS ASSOCIATION IS WORRIED ABOUT LOCAL PANTHERS.

BUT THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ALREADY APPROVED THE DRILLING PERMIT. Return to index of stories...


TS LEHIGH FIRE ASSESSMENT-VOTOPS


THE NEW FIRE ASSESSMENT FEE PROPOSAL IS RAISING SOME CONCERN IN LEHIGH.

RESIDENTS WOULD HAVE TO PAY A FLAT FEE OF $292 DOLLARS.

THAT MEANS PEOPLE WITH MORE VALUABLE HOMES ARE GETTING A BREAK.

THOSE WITH LESS VALUABLE ONES ARE PAYING MORE.

COMMISSIONERS ARE WORKING ON ANOTHER PLAN.

IT WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE END OF NEXT MONTH.

VOTERS WILL HAVE THE FINAL SAY AS EARLY AS AUGUST IN THE NEXT ELECTION. Return to index of stories...


TS BONITA ANNEX-VOTOPS


KEEPING WITH THE STATUS QUO --

PARTS OF PELICAN LANDING AND THE COLONY THAT WERE UP FOR GRABS, WILL KEEP UNINCORPORATED LEE COUNTY ADDRESSES FOR NOW.

THOSE RESIDENTS VOTED DOWN JOINING BONITA SPRINGS BY 55 PERCENT.

ALSO- PEOPLE WHO WANT TO, CAN VOLUNTARILY ANNEX AND JOIN BONITA BY APRIL FIRST.

FROM HERE, THE ESTERO COUNCIL OF COMMUNITY LEADERS PLANS TO CONTINUE THEIR EFFORTS TO INCORPORATE.

THAT TOO WILL BE PUT TO A VOTE. Return to index of stories...


TS VR LABS-VOTOPS


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING --

LEE COUNTY LAWYERS ARE DEMANDING V-R LABS PAY BACK THE MONEY IT GOT TO BUILD THIS WAREHOUSE OFF ALICO ROAD.

THE LAB WAS GIVEN $5 MILLION DOLLARS OF TAXPAYER MONEY WITH THE PROMISE OF CREATING MORE THAN 200 JOBS.

RIGHT NOW -- THE BOTTLING FACILITY SITS EMPTY.

VR LABS SAYS THE COUNTY'S ASSERTIONS ARE PREMATURE AND INNACCURATE. -- AND IT HAS THREE YEARS TO MEET ITS GOALS. Return to index of stories...


TS ALGENOL DEADLINE-VOTOPS


AN IMPORTANT DEADLINE COMING UP -- FRIDAY.

THAT'S WHEN ALGENOL MUST PROVE ITS HIRED THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF WORKERS -- 108.

THE LEE COUNTY COMPANY WAS GIVEN 10 MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE COUNTY.

SO THAT'S WHY IT'S BEING WATCHED CLOSELY.

LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONER CECIL PENDERGRASS HAS PUBLICLY RAISED THE SUSPICIONS OF UNDER EMPLOYMENT.

BUT THE COMPANY'S C-E-O SAYS IT ALREADY SURPASSED THE NUMBER AND NOW HE'S CONSIDERING SUING PENDERGRASS FOR LIBEL. Return to index of stories...


TS LEE CLASS SIZE-VOTOPS


THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS ADDING 18-HUNDRED STUDENTS NEXT YEAR.

THE SCHOOL BOARD WILL ADD UP TO THREE SEATS IN THIRD, FOURTH AND FIFTH GRADE CLASSROOMS.

THE SUPERINTENDENT TELLS NBC-2. RESEARCH SHOWS BIG CLASS SIZE DOES NOT HAVE A NEGATIVE AFFECT ON THE EDUCATION PROCESS IN GRADES 4 THRU 12. Return to index of stories...


TS COFFEE WITH A COP-SSTOPS


IF YOU HAVE TIME BEFORE WORK TODAY --

HOW ABOUT GRABBING A CUP OF JOE WITH FORT MYERS POLICE?

COFFEE WITH A COP STARTS AT 10 AM AT MCGREGOR CAFÉ.

AND RUNS UNTIL 11:30.

THEY'LL BE THERE TO TALK ABOUT ANY COMMUNITY ISSUES YOU MIGHT HAVE OR JUST TO HANG OUT. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPTIVA CRUISES-VOTOPS


STARTING AT 10 AM -- WEEKLY BOAT TOURS ARE BACK!

THE EDISON AND FORD WINTER ESTATES AND CAPTIVA CRUISES WILL BE OFFERING CRUISES AND TOURS FROM CAPTIVA ISLAND.

IT COSTS $65 DOLLARS FOR ADULTS, AND $60 FOR KIDS.

YOU CAN ALSO DO SELF GUIDED TOURS. THAT COSTS $45 DOLLARS FOR ADULTS.

ALL OF THE INFO IS ON OUR WEBSITE AT NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...


TS SUNSPLASH TO REOPEN-VOTOPS


PARENTS, LISTEN UP!

IF YOU NEED PLANS WITH THE KIDDOS THIS WEEKEND --

CAPE CORAL'S SUN SPLASH WATER PARK REOPENS THIS SATURDAY AT 10 A.M.

THERE'S MORE THAN 14 ACRES OF ATTRACTIONS FOR EVERYONE TO ENJOY --

INCLUDING THREE SPEED SLIDES, A LAZY RIVER, FAMILY POOL, AND MORE. 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...