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DIRECTOR'S PAGE BREAK THREE
HEADLINES-ANI BOX HEADLINES OSCARS PREVIEW-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO
A) CAPE GROWHOUSE-vo OSCARS PREVIEW-PKG
B) WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-vo TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT
C) BREVARD SHOOTING-vo A) RADIATION LEAK-VOTOP
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP BREAK FOUR
TOSS TO LAURA-OC SS BOXES SHOW OPEN-CLIP
CAPE ANIMAL HOARDING-LIVEU1-RTR1 UKRAINE LATEST-VO IN TC MON
CAPE ANIMAL HOARDING-VO UKRAINE LATEST-PKG
CAPE ANIMAL HOARDING-SOT 3 TROOPS KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN-ONCAM
CAPE ANIMAL HOARDING-LIVEU1-RTR1 SEAWORLD COMPLAINT-VO
TOSS TO GEORGE-3SS MAPFLY KERRY KENNEDY-VO WIPE
CAPE GROWHOUSE-REM1 KERRY KENNEDY-SOT VO
CAPE GROWHOUSE-PKG FREE TRIPS FOR LAWMAKERS-ONCAM
CAPE GROWHOUSE-REM1 RADIATION LEAK-ONCAM
TOSS TO JOELLE-E ANI BOX WITH VIDEO RADIATION LEAK-PKG
A) DANIELS ROBBERY-vo RADIATION LEAK-ONCAM
B) PALM BEACH ROBBERY-vo RIVER RESCUE-VO TOPS
WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-REM2 WESTERN WEATHER-VO WIPE
WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-VO WESTERN WEATHER-SOT VO
WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-SOT AIRLINE FLIGHTS-VO
WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-REM2 MIGHTY WINGS-VO
FATAL CHARLOTTE CRASH-VO HEALTH-CLIP
BREVARD SHOOTING-VO HIGH CALORIE SALADS-SS
TOSS TO CHRISTINA-OC ZM MAPFLY HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM
SCHOOL BUS INCIDENT-REM7 HEALTH MATTERS-PKG
SCHOOL BUS INCIDENT-VO OBAMA AND BIDEN WORKOUT-OC NATS VO
SCHOOL BUS INCIDENT-SOT TEASE FIVE-2SHOT
SCHOOL BUS INCIDENT-REM7 A) WEBCAM SPIES-VOWIPE
TEASE ONE-2 SHOT B) SUPREME COURT CAMERAS-VVO TOPS
A) NOROVIRUS-VOTOP C) WEATHER TEASE-STC
C) WEATHER TEASE-STC BREAK FIVE
BREAK ONE FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
BIG BOARD-TRX SAT LIVE FORECAST-WXWALL
HOFFMAN CAUSE OF DEATH-ONCAM TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC
NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK-VO WIPE TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK-SOT VO WEBCAM SPIES-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO
OCTOPUSES-ONCAM WEBCAM SPIES-PKG
TEASE TWO-2SHOT WEBCAM SPIES-ONCAM
A) FL BEAR ATTACK-SOTVO TAMPA DNC-VO WIPE
BREAK TWO TAMPA DNC-SOT VO
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP COLLEGE BRAWL-VO
FORECAST-WXWALL COLUMBUS BLAST-OC NATS VO
TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC BIKE THIEF ON CAM-VO
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP NASA LAUNCH-VO
FL BEAR ATTACK-VO IN PLASMA ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
FL BEAR ATTACK-PKG B) HOME INVASION LIFESTYLE CHANGE-VOTOPS
FL BEAR ATTACK-ONCAM BREAK SIX
GLOBE TROTTER-VO WIPE SUPREME COURT CAM-TC VIDBOX
GLOBE TROTTER-SOT VO SUPREME COURT CAM-PKG
106 BIRTHDAY-VO WIPE ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
106 BIRTHDAY-SOT VO 5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT
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A) OSCARS PREVIEW-VOTOP  


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HEADLINES-ANI BOX HEADLINES


A MILLION DOLLAR DRUG BUST RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

ITS BEING CALLED ONE OF THE LARGEST IN CAPE CORAL'S HISTORY AND NEIGHBORS SAY THEY HAD NO CLUE IT WAS THERE.

FOR THE SECOND TIME IN TWO WEEKS CUSTOMERS COME FACE TO FACE WITH ARMED MEN AT A LEE COUNTY WAFFLE HOUSE.

NOW INVESTIGATORS WANT ANSWERS.

ARMED AND DANGEROUS.

POLICE SHOOT AND KILL A GUNMAN DURING A TENSE STANDOFF OUTSIDE A FLORIDA COURTHOUSE. Return to index of stories...


A) CAPE GROWHOUSE-vo


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B) WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-vo


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C) BREVARD SHOOTING-vo


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BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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TOSS TO LAURA-OC SS BOXES


BREAKING NEWS FIRST AT FOUR.

FOR THE SECOND TIME IN 3 DAYS, ANIMALS ARE RESCUED FROM AN EXTREME HOARDING SITUATION.

THE LEE COUNTY DOMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES TELLS US 21 ANIMALS WERE LIVING IN A FILTHY CAPE CORAL HOME.

THIS COMES JUST TWO DAYS AFTER 15 DAUSCHAUNDS LIVING IN ANOTHER HOARDER'S HOUSE WERE TURNED OVER BY THEIR OWNER IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

NBC2'S LAURA ROBERTS IS AT DOMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES FIRST AT FOUR WITH OUR FIRST LOOK AT THE ANIMALS JUST RESCUED IN THIS LATEST CASE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE ANIMAL HOARDING-LIVEU1-RTR1


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CAPE ANIMAL HOARDING-VO


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CAPE ANIMAL HOARDING-SOT


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CAPE ANIMAL HOARDING-LIVEU1-RTR1


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TOSS TO GEORGE-3SS MAPFLY


A MILLION DOLLAR DRUG BUST IN THE CAPE --

THE AMOUNT OF DRUGS IS EVEN SURPRISING.

TO POLICE WHO HAVE RAIDED COUNTLESS MARIJUANA GROWHOUSES BEFORE.

TAKE A LOOK YOU CAN SEE ROWS OF PLANTS INSIDE ONE HOME.

ON NORTHEAST 8TH PLACE.

THAT'S WHERE WE FIND GEORGE SOLIS IS LIVE FIRST AT FOUR WITH NEW DETAILS ON THE BIG BUST --

GEORGE? Return to index of stories...


CAPE GROWHOUSE-REM1


FROM OUT HERE YOU'D NEVER SUSPECT A THING FROM THIS HOUSE ON THE CORNER OF NE 8TH PLACE

BUT BEHIND THESE WALLS POLICE SAY THEY DISCOVERED ON OF THE MOST HIGH TECH GROW HOUSE OPERATIONS THEY'VE EVER SEEN. Return to index of stories...


CAPE GROWHOUSE-PKG


-ELABORATE LIGHTS

-MYLAR- INSULATED ROOMS

-INTRICATE WIRING SETUPS

ALL DESIGNED TO GROW THE 60 POT PLANTS AND HARVESTED MARIJUANA POLICE SEIZED IN THIS HISTORIC BUST.

DETECTIVES SAY AFTER INVESTIGATING THE HOME AND THE ONLY MAN LIVING THERE THEY HAD ENOUGH TO ARREST YOEL TRIMINO FOR TRAFFICKING, GROWING, AND POSSESSION.

NEIGHBORS SAY THEY NEVER SUSPECTED A THING

TAKE SOTS

"This is in fact one of the largest single marijuana grow houses that the Cape Coral police department has busted in recent years."

"That's pretty amazing, I mean you see the house you never would guess something like that was going on there." Return to index of stories...


CAPE GROWHOUSE-REM1


SO FAR POLICE SAY TRIMINO IS THE ONLY ONE ARRESTED IN THE CASE.

THAT IS THE LATEST LIVE IN CC GS NBC2 Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO JOELLE-E ANI BOX WITH VIDEO


IT HAPPENED AGAIN.

MASKED GUNMEN STORM A WAFFLE HOUSE --

SHAKING UP AND ROBBING THE CUSTOMERS INSIDE.

THIS IS THE SECOND TIME IN TWO WEEKS A LEE COUNTY WAFFLE HOUSE HAS BEEN HIT!

NBC2'S JOELLE PARKS IS LIVE AT FOUR --

JOELLE ANY INDICATION THESE CRIMES ARE CONNECTED? Return to index of stories...


A) DANIELS ROBBERY-vo


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B) PALM BEACH ROBBERY-vo


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WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-REM2


TAKE JOELLE

IDENTIFYING THEM IS NOT A EASY TASK,

THESE MEN WERE QUICK!

THEY WALKED THOROUGH THIS DOOR WITH GUNS,

DEMANDED MONEY AND PERSONAL BELONGINGS, THEN LEFT. Return to index of stories...


WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-VO


TAKE A LOOK AT THE SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS, YOU CAN SEE THAT THERE'S 2 MEN INVOLVED,

BUT YOU CAN'T SEE THEIR FACES, OR EVEN THEIR HANDS.

ALL THEIR SKIN IS COVERED.

LCSO AND CRIME STOPPERS ARE HOPING ARE HOPING SOMEONE INSIDE NOTICED

SOMETHING UNIQUE,

OR SOMEONE AT HOME RECOGNIZES THEIR MANNERISMS AND COMES FORWARD.

THOSE CRIME COMES IN THE MIDST OF A SERIES OF ARMED ROBBERIES.

SHOCKING EVEN THOSE WHO'VE BEEN FOLLOWING THE SPREE. Return to index of stories...


WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-SOT


Crime Stoppers Coordinator

Not one more.not again. We've seen a pattern since January 18th and

it's Very disturbing one." Return to index of stories...


WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-REM2


DISTURBING BECAUSE THEY APPEAR TO BE GETTING MORE VIOLENT.

SO WHERE DID THOSE OTHER CRIMES OCCUR AND WHERE DID THEY HAPPEN?

I'LL FILL YOU IN ON NBC2 AT 5.

REPORTING LIVE JP. Return to index of stories...


FATAL CHARLOTTE CRASH-VO


A 45 YEAR OLD PORT CHARLOTTE WOMAN IS KILLED IN A CHARLOTTE COUNTY CRASH.

NBC2 WAS THERE AS CREWS INVESTIGATED EARLY THIS MORNING.

THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL TELLS US SHE LOST CONTROL OF HER S-U-V AND FLIPPED OVER ALONG MCCALL ROAD.

SHE WAS NOT WEARING HER SEATBELT - AND WAS EJECTED.

THE WOMAN'S NAME IS NOT YET BEING RELEASED - BARRING NOTIFICATION OF NEXT OF KIN. Return to index of stories...


BREVARD SHOOTING-VO


FIRST AT FOUR--

A MAN WITH A GUN AT THE BREVARD COUNTY COURTHOUSE WAS KILLED IN A STANDOFF TODAY.

CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO FROM THE SCENE --

WHERE POLICE SAY THEY WERE FACE TO FACE WITH A MAN WHO REFUSED TO PUT DOWN HIS WEAPON.

THE SWAT TEAM WAS CALLED IN --

THE BUILDING WAS EVACUATED.

THE MAN WAS SHOT ONCE AND KILLED AFTER SEVERAL HOURS.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE HAD MADE THREATS BEFORE AT THE SAME COURTHOUSE. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO CHRISTINA-OC ZM MAPFLY


CONCERNED PARENTS ON THE LOOKOUT, AFTER NEWS BROKE, THAT A MAN TRIED TO LURE A TEENAGE GIRL INTO HIS CAR.

SHE GOT AWAY, HE TOOK OFF - NOW DEPUTIES WANT TO KNOW WHERE HE IS.

ALL THIS IS MAKING FOR A TENSE SITUATION AROUND BUS STOPS IN SAN CARLOS PARK.

NBC2'S CHRISTINA LUSBY IS LIVE WHERE SHE SPENT THE DAY MEETING WITH PARENTS. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL BUS INCIDENT-REM7


HERE IS WHERE MANY KIDS WALK HOME FROM SCHOOL--

THIS IS THE INTERSECTION --WHERE THE MAN TRIED TO GET THE GIRL INTO HIS CAR.

NOW THE COMMUNITY AND THE GIRLS FAMILY ARE MAKIGN SURE IT DOESN HAPPEN AGAIN IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL BUS INCIDENT-VO


NEIGHBORS AND THOSE LIVING NEAR THE BUS STOP WERE OUT THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON--

THEY WERE KEEPING AN EYE OUT FOR ANYONE OR ANYTHING SUSPICIOUS.

THEY WANTED TO MAKE SURE ALL THE KIDS MADE IT HOME SAFELY.

DEPUTIES ARE ALSO STEPPING UP PATROLS.

14-YEAR-OLD AMBER ECKARD FAMILY SAYS AMBERS STILL SHAKEN--

BUT WILL NOT BE ALONE ON HER WALK HOME. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL BUS INCIDENT-SOT


Victim's Sister

41:15 we find someone to walk her to the bus stop and no ones here to take her and someone picks her up everyday now 41:22

41:29 its definitely different, it makes me so worried i am so scared all day 41:31

DEPUTIES ARE STILL LOOKING FOR THE MAN.

HE'S DESCRIBED AT A LIGHT SKINNED HISPANIC MAN IN HIS EARLY 30S.

HE HAS SIDEBURNS BUT NO FACIAL HAIR.

AND WAS WEARING DARK SUNGLASSES.

THE CAR HAS FOUR DOORS AND IS LIGHT GREEN OR TEAL IN COLOR. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL BUS INCIDENT-REM7


NEIGHBORS SAY THEY ARE PROUD SO MANY PEOPLE ARE STEPPING UP--

TO KEEP A CLOSE EYE ON THE KIDS.

AND IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON WHO THIS MAN MIGHT BE--

CALL THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

LIVE IN SAN CARLOS PARK CHRISITN ALUSBY NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


NEXT AT FOUR DETAILS ON THE NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK IN LEE COUNTY -

WE'LL EXPLAIN WHAT ONE FACILITY IS DOING TO KEEP THE VIRUS FROM SPREADING. Return to index of stories...


A) NOROVIRUS-VOTOP


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C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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BREAK ONE


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BIG BOARD-TRX SAT LIVE


ON WALL STREET - STOCKS HIGHER IN AFTERNOON TRADING.

THE S & P 500 INDEX, WHICH CLOSED AT AN ALL-TIME HIGH YESTERDAY, IS UP UP 4 PERCENT THIS MONTH.

AT THE END OF TRADING TODAY - THE DOW -

THE S AND P - Return to index of stories...


HOFFMAN CAUSE OF DEATH-ONCAM


BREAKING NEWS FIRST AT FOUR:

THE CAUSE OF DEATH HAS BEEN DETERMINED FOR ACTOR PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN.

THE NEW YORK CITY MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE SAYS HOFFMAN DIED FROM A MIX OF DRUGS INCLUDING HEROIN AND COCAINE.

HOFFMAN DIED FEBRUARY SECOND -- AND WAS FOUND WITH A NEEDLE IN HIS ARM.

HIS DEATH WAS RULED AN ACCIDENT. Return to index of stories...


NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK-VO WIPE


A HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS AND FAST MOVING NOROVIRUS HAS HIT A FORT MYERS ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY.

THE OUTBREAK AT HIDDEN OAKS BEGAN LAST WEEKEND.

SO FAR AT LEAST 59 PEOPLE HAVE BECOME SICK WITH SYMPTOMS LIKE NAUSEA AND DIARRHEA.

RESIDENTS ARE FORCED TO STAY IN THEIR ROOMS--

WHILE STAFF SANITIZES THE PLACE.

A SIGN ON THE DOOR TELLS VISITORS THEY CAN'T COME IN. Return to index of stories...


NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK-SOT VO


diane Holm/FL Dept of Health Lee County - the most important thing to know about norovirus is it's highly contagious. it can be spread through the air or it can be spread by your hands, touching surfaces that are contaminated with it.

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT SAYS ANYONE EXPOSED TO THE VIRUS SHOULD WEAR MASKS AND GLOVES.

NOROVIRUS SYMPTOMS LAST FOR ABOUT 48 HOURS. Return to index of stories...


OCTOPUSES-ONCAM


FISHERMAN IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SAY OCTOPUSES ARE THREATENING THEIR STONE CRAB HARVESTS.

CRABS IN TRAPS MAKE FOR EASY PREY.

WILDLIFE OFFICIALS SAY THEY'RE NOT CAUSING PROBLEMS IN OTHER PARTS OF THE STATE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2SHOT


A FLORIDA MAN IS OK - AFTER HE CLAIMS HE WRESTLED A BEAR.

We got to the street and it was just a tackle match for a second. He got ahold of my clothes, I started punched him and he just ran off.

BUT INVESTIGATORS QUESTION HIS CLAIMS.

WAS THIS FLORIDA MAN REALLY ATTACKED BY A BEAR?

THE STORY RIGHT AFTER THE BREAK. Return to index of stories...


A) FL BEAR ATTACK-SOTVO


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BREAK TWO


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

The frontal system that brought yesterday's unsettled weather and last night's

rain is moving away today. Drier North and NW winds have brought a clearing

trend this morning, and we're expecting plenty of sunshine for our Friday after-

noon. High pressure is expected to settle in over Florida this weekend, insuring

a dry, sunny pattern for our Saturday and Sunday. Morning lows will start in the

cool 50s, but afternoons will be delightful with highs reaching the lower 80s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC


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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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FL BEAR ATTACK-VO IN PLASMA


WE'VE SEEN VIDEO OF BEARS - ROAMING NEIGHBORHOODS ACROSS FLORIDA.

TODAY A MAN IN CENTRAL FLORIDA CLAIMS HE WRESTLED A BEAR.

BUT WE'RE NOW LEARNING FROM OUR ORLANDO AFFILIATE, HE MAY HAVE CHASED THE ANIMAL AND FELL.

DEVIN DWYER EXPLAINS THE MAN'S WILD ENCOUNTER. Return to index of stories...


FL BEAR ATTACK-PKG


They can sprint up to 35 miles per hour. and climb a tree in a matter of

seconds. When black bears are hungry, look out.

NAT - omg. He's a big one he's gonna get that turkey!

It's a scene all too familiar where suburbs and wilderness meet bears too

close for comfort, and sometimes on the attack.

Overnight, Joshua Hennessy of Sorrento, Florida, said he was simply sitting

outside his home when he became a victim.

SOT/Josh Hennessy, attack victim -Took my headphones off, came around the

bush, it was really dark. He was there coming at me.

A bear charging apparently unprovoked. sinking his teeth into Hennessy's

side.

SOT/Hennessy - We got to the street and it was just a tackle match for a

second. He got ahold of my clothes, I started punched him and he just ran

off.

His was a lucky escape with only minor injuries. Investigators haven't found

the bear. but set a trap in case he comes back.

SOT/Patrick Zwahlen, neighbor - Since December they were coming out. every

night. You drive around and you see them all the time.

Florida Wildlife officials say calls about roaming bears have quadrupled

over the past decade. And residents have good reason to worry --

SOT/911 call - A woman's I think been mauled by a bear. She's bleeding.

In December, a black bear nearly killed a Florida woman who was walking her

dog.

Courtney Hennessy, whose husband was spared, says she won't take any chances

next time.

SOT/Courtney Hennessy - Get a gun. / Shoot the bear! That's what we would

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FL BEAR ATTACK-ONCAM


DEVIN DWYER REPORTING.

AGAIN F-W-C CLAIMS THE MAN IS LYING.

THE AGENCY CLAIMS HE FELL WHILE TRYING TO CHASE THE BEAR.

BEAR ATTACKS ARE EXTREMELY RARE IN FLORIDA.

IN FACT, THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A DOCUMENTED CASE WHERE A BEAR HAS KILLED A PERSON IN THE SUNSHINE STATE. Return to index of stories...


GLOBE TROTTER-VO WIPE


CAPE CORAL STUDENTS HAD A BIG SURPRISE THIS MORNING.

FIREFLY FISHER FROM THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS STOPPED BY PATRIOT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

HE TALKED ABOUT BULLYING PREVENTION AND ENCOURAGED STUDENTS TO STAND UP TO BULLIES.

OF COURSE HE SHARED SOME OF HIS FAMOUS MOVES, TOO!

STUDENTS SAY HEARING THE MESSAGE FROM A GLOBETROTTER MAKES IT UNFORGETTABLE. Return to index of stories...


GLOBE TROTTER-SOT VO


Amberlyn Wedge, Patriot Elementary

23:11:14 I learned just be nice to everybody as much as possible,

don't try to hurt anybody's feelings. 23:11:21

THE FOUNDATION FOR LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TEAMED UP WITH THE GLOBETROTTERS TO BRING THE PRESENTATION HERE.

THE GLOBETROTTERS WILL BE PERFORMING AT GERMAIN ARENA NEXT SUNDAY - MARCH 9th. Return to index of stories...


106 BIRTHDAY-VO WIPE


WHAT BETTER WAY TO CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY THAN AT THE GYM -

EVEN IF YOU ARE TURNING 106!

NAPLES RESIDENT FRANCIS SMITH TURNS 106 TODAY.

HE IS THE OLDEST MEMBER AT THE PLANET FITNESS IN EAST NAPLES.

AND HE MAY VERY WELL BE THE OLDEST IN NAPLES!

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106 BIRTHDAY-SOT VO


05:27:10-:21

What is the key to longevity? I have no idea. I presume a great part of it would be genes.

BUTT TO

05:27:46-:51

How important is fitness for you? Very, very, in fact the doctor says don't give it up.

MR. SMITH TELL US HE DOESN'T FEEL OLD MENTALLY, BUT PHYSICALLY - IT'S ANOTHER STORY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2SHOT


HOLLYWOOD'S BIGGEST STARS WILL SHINE THIS WEEKEND.

THE ACADEMY AWARDS KICK OFF AND ALL EYES WILL BE ON, WHICH FILM WINS BEST PICTURE.

NBC2 GIVES YOU A SNEAK PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN OF THE BIG SHOW. Return to index of stories...


A) OSCARS PREVIEW-VOTOP


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BREAK THREE


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OSCARS PREVIEW-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO


THIS WEEKEND HOLLYWOOD WILL PICK THE BEST OF THE YEAR.

THE ACADAMEY AWARDS ARE ON SUNDAY.

EXPERTS SAY THE BIG PRIZE, BEST PICTURE COULD BE A TOSS UP.

NBC'S MARK BARGER SHOWS US WHAT WE CAN EXPECT. Return to index of stories...


OSCARS PREVIEW-PKG


nats

THE SHOW BEFORE THE SHOW MIGHT PROVIDE THE BIGGEST SUSPENSE

AT SUNDAY'S ACADEMY AWARDS.

"There's nothing worse than a soggy Oscar red carpet."

IT'S HOPED RAIN WILL END IN TIME FOR THE GLAMOUROUS PARADE OF NOMINEES.

BUT TENTING WILL REMAIN IN PLACE IF NEEDED.

"It runs the risk of turning into a steam room. That's not what anybody wants, Nobody looks

good with sweat running down their face. But if it keeps us dry, that's probably a good thing."

FANDANGO'S DAVE KARGER ALSO SEES GOOD THINGS FOR "BLUE JASMINE"'S

CATE BLANCHETT --- A LOCK AS BEST ACTRESS. THE SAME FOR "DALLAS BUYERS CLUB"S JARED LETO AS BEST

SUPPORTING ACTOR. ANOTHER LOCK----- "GRAVITY"'S ALFONSO CUARON

FOR BEST DIRECTOR.

"What he did with Gravity is just next level film making. He will win no problem".

nats "Where's home?"

BUT KARGER SAYS CUARON'S SPACE EPIC IS PART OF A VERY TIGHT, THREE WAY RACE FOR THE NIGHT'S TOP PRIZE.

"I can't recall a closer best picture race in decades".

nats "Always take the favor over money"

LIKE "GRAVITY", "AMERICAN HUSTLE" HAS TEN NOMINATIONS OVERALL.BUT KARGER THINKS THEY

COULD BOTH BE EDGED OUT BY "12 YEARS A SLAVE".

nats "I survived!"

"I think the voters are going to want to vote for a film that feels a little bit more, quote unquote, 'important'."

FOR OSCAR'S NOMINEES, SUNDAY NIGHT COULD BECOME THE MOST IMPORTANT NIGHT OF THEIR

CAREERS.

MARK BARGER, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


A POTENTIAL HEALTH CRISIS?

THAT'S WHAT EXPERTS WANT TO FIND OUT AS MORE THAN A DOZEN PEOPLE ARE EXPOSED TO A RADIATION LEAK. Return to index of stories...


A) RADIATION LEAK-VOTOP


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BREAK FOUR


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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UKRAINE LATEST-VO IN TC MON


MORE STRONG REACTION TODAY BY THE UNITED STATES AS TURMOIL REACHES A BOILING POINT IN UKRAINE.

RIGHT NOW - AMERICANS ARE EYEING ANY POSSIBLE MOVES BY THE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT TO INTERVENE.

STEVE HANDLESMAN SHOWS US THE CRISIS, FUELING COLD WAR ERA TENSION. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE LATEST-PKG


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3 TROOPS KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN-ONCAM


A NATO TROOP IS KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN.

THE ATTACK HAPPENED TODAY.

SO FAR THIS MONTH, FIVE MEMBERS OF THE U.S.-LED INTERNATIONAL COALITION HAVE DIED IN AFGHANISTAN.

THIS YEAR, 13 COALITION SERVICE MEMBERS HAVE DIED. Return to index of stories...


SEAWORLD COMPLAINT-VO


FIRST AT FOUR.

SEA WORLD IS CLAIMING AN INVESTIGATOR WHO LEAD AN INQUIRY ABOUT A DEADLY ACCIDENT MAY BE AN ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVIST.

THE INVESTIGATION SURROUNDED THE 2010 DEATH OF TRAINER DAWN BRANCHEAU.

SEAWORLD FILED A COMPLAINT WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CLAIMING MISCONDUCT BY THE LEAD INVESTIGATOR.

THAT INVESTIGATION LEAD TO FINES AGAINST SEA WORLD. Return to index of stories...


KERRY KENNEDY-VO WIPE


KERRY KENNEDY IS ACQUITTED TODAY OF DRUGGED DRIVING.

THE DAUGHTER OF ETHEL AND THE LATE ROBERT F. KENNEDY WAS ACQUITTED TODAY OF A MISDEMEANOR CHARGE OF DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED.

THE 54-YEAR-OLD KENNEDY SAID SHE ACCIDENTALLY TOOK A SLEEPING PILL IN 2012, THINKING IT WAS ANOTHER MEDICATION.

SHE GOT BEHIND THE WHEEL OF HER CAR AND WENT ON A WILD RIDE, SIDE-SWIPING A TRUCK. Return to index of stories...


KERRY KENNEDY-SOT VO


I'm completely blessed by this amazing family. Extraordinary friends. And so much support. And I really did have great great great lawyers.

PROSECUTORS CONCEDED KENNEDY ACCIDENTALLY TOOK THE MEDICATION, BUT CONTENDED SHE SHOULD HAVE STOPPED DRIVING WHEN SHE REALIZED SHE WAS IMPAIRED. Return to index of stories...


FREE TRIPS FOR LAWMAKERS-ONCAM


FIRST AT FOUR.

MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TOOK NEARLY FOUR-MILLION-DOLLARS IN FREE TRIPS LAST YEAR.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO "U-S-A TODAY".

IT'S THE HIGHEST PRICE FOR PRIVATELY FUNDED TRAVEL IN A DECADE.

FAMILY MEMBERS WENT ALONG ON MORE THAN 40-PERCENT OF THE TRIPS.

SINCE 2007. TRIPS FOR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS HAVE BEEN FUNDED MOSTLY BY CHARITABLE OR EDUCATIONAL GROUPS. Return to index of stories...


RADIATION LEAK-ONCAM


A RADIATION LEAK HAS SHUT DOWN THE NATION'S ONLY DEEP UNDERGROUND NU-CLEAR-WASTE FACILITY.

NOW MORE THAN A DOZEN WORKERS HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR RADIATION EXPOSURE.

KAREN TRAVERS SHOWS US THE HEALTH CONCERN OUT OF NEW MEXICO. Return to index of stories...


RADIATION LEAK-PKG


THERE ARE GROWING CONCERNS THAT ONCE MORE WORKERS FROM THIS NEW MEXICO

NUCLEAR WASTE PLANT ARE TESTED.THE NUMBER OF CASES OF RADIATION EXPOSURE

WILL INCREASE.

TWO WEEKS AGO A LEAK WAS DETECTED AT THE WASTE ISOLATION PILOT PLANT OUSTIDE

CARLSBAD NEW MEXICO.

SINCE THEN 13 WORKERS HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR RADIATION EXPOSURE.

OFFICIALS INSIST THE LEVELS DETECTED WERE LOW - NOT EVEN WHAT YOU WOULD

RECEIVE WHEN YOU GET A MEDICAL XRAY.

BUT THERE ARE NOT YET SAYING HOW DANGEROUS IT COULD BE.

Whenever you have a disaster of any kind there is always issues - you always

mitigate the disaster and move forward.

WIPP HANDLES LOW-GRADE NUCLEAR WASTE. THE DEEP UNDERGROUND DUMP SITE IS THE

ONLY FACILITY OF ITS KIND IN THE COUNTRY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY A FILTRATION SYSTEM KICKED IN IMMEDIATELYAND 99 PERCENT OF

THE RADIATION WAS CONTAINED UNDERGROUND.

BUT NEARBY RESIDENTS ARE WORRIED.

I don't think the people really know what's going on at wipp. wipp has

always been secretive

OFFICIALS SAY THEY'RE CONFIDENT THAT THE SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES ARE NOT AT

RISK - BUT THEY STILL DON'T KNOW THE FULL EXTENT OF THE DAMAGE FROM THE LEAK

We have to fix the immediate problem before I can think about what happens

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RADIATION LEAK-ONCAM


KAREN TRAVERS REPORTING.

FIXING THE LEAK COULD TAKE SEVERAL MONTHS.

UNTIL THEN - THE PLANT IS CLOSED TO ALL BUT 183 ESSENTIAL WORKERS. Return to index of stories...


RIVER RESCUE-VO TOPS


NEW DRAMATIC VIDEO AS A MAN AND HIS TWO DOGS BECAME STUCK IN THE MIDDLE OF THE LOS ANGELES RIVER.

RESCUE CREWS USED ROPES AND A RAFT TO RESCUE THE TRIO.

FIRST THEY FOCUSED ON GETTING THE DOGS INTO THE RAFT FIRST, THEN THE OWNER, WHO WAS UNINJURED, JOINED THEM ON THE RAFT.

RESCUE TEAMS THROUGHOUT THE STATE ARE ON ALERT. Return to index of stories...


WESTERN WEATHER-VO WIPE


ALL THIS AS STORMS POUND THE DROUGHT-STRICKEN WEST COAST.

HEAVY RAIN COMBINED WITH EXTREMELY DRY CONDITIONS ARE A RECIPE FOR FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES.

THE STORM IS DUMPING UP TO SIX INCHES OF RAIN ONTO DRY, PARCHED LAND IN CALIFORNIA, AND AS MUCH AS EIGHT INCHES UP IN THE MOUNTAINS. Return to index of stories...


WESTERN WEATHER-SOT VO


"We're not going be dragging people out of their homes, but we strongly recommend they heed the warnings of the experts."

THE DRIEST PARTS OF CALIFORNIA WILL NEED OVER 15 INCHES OF RAIN TO BOUNCE BACK FROM THE DEVASTATING DROUGHT. Return to index of stories...


AIRLINE FLIGHTS-VO


SEVERE WINTER STORMS LED UNITED CONTINENTAL AIRLINES TO CANCEL 22 THOUSAND FLIGHTS DURING THE FIRST TWO MONTHS OF THIS YEAR.

THAT IS FOUR TIMES AS MANY CANCELED FLIGHTS AS LAST YEAR.

THE COMPANY PREDICTS A DROP IN REVENUE AS A RESULT.

UNITED CONTINENTAL -- THE WORLD'S SECOND LARGEST AIRLINE -- WAS NOT THE ONLY ONE HIT HARD. Return to index of stories...


MIGHTY WINGS-VO


IT APPEARS MCDONALD'S CAN'T SELL OFF THEIR MIGHTY WINGS.

THE FAST FOOD CHAIN IS BRINGING BACK THE MIGHTY WINGS. AT A BARGAIN BASEMENT PRICE.

FIVE WINGS WILL RUN YOU THREE-DOLLARS.

A SIZABLE DISCOUNT FROM THE LAST TIME THEY WERE AVAILABLE. AT ABOUT A BUCK A PIECE.

MC DONALD'S HAS ABOUT 10-MILLION POUNDS OF LEFTOVER WINGS TO UNLOAD. WINGS WHICH DIDN'T SELL THE FIRST TIME MIGHTY WINGS WERE OFFERED. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH-CLIP


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HIGH CALORIE SALADS-SS


ON THE HEALTH CAST AT FOUR.

A NEW LIST IS OUT SHOWING SOME OF THE HIGHER CALORIE SALADS SERVED BY CHAIN RESTAURANTS.

A NEW REPORT CLAIMS LONGHORN STEAKHOUSE: GRILLED CHICKEN WINTER BRIE SALAD COMES IN AT ALMOST A THOUSAND CALORIES.

DENNY'S, RUBY TUESDAY'S ACTUALLY HAVE SALADS THAT CONTAIN MORE THAN A THOUSAND CALORIES.

RESEARCHERS CLAIM A REASON WHY CHAIN SALADS CONTAIN SO MANY CALORIES IS PORTION SIZE. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM


It could be a hard tackle in football, a fall FROM A cheerleading pyramid OR BEING THROWN FROM A HORSE.

THESE ACTIVE INJURIES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO DO REAL, PERMANENT DAMAGE.

WE HEAR A LOT ABOUT HEAD INJURIES, BUT MUCH LESS ABOUT NECK AND SPINE TRAUMAS.

AMY OSHIER HAS MORE IN TODAYS HEALTH MATTERS. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-PKG


WITH SO MUCH FOCUS ON SPORT'S CONCUSSIONS, ANOTHER ATHLETIC INJURY IS STRIKING LESS OF A CHORD: DAMAGE TO THE UPPER, OR CERVICAL SPINE.

DR. DEAN LIN/NEUROSURGEON

RUNS:

:32: We probably see more cervical spinal cord here than anything.

NEUROSURGEON DEAN LIN FINDS SPINAL CORD INJURIES AMONG THE MOST CATASTROPHIC. While players GENERALLY recover from injuries LIKE A BROKEN BONE, cervical spine injuries INVOLVE COLLISIONS OF THE HEAD AND NECK AND can cause A LIFETIME OF DAMAGE.

DR. DEAN LIN/NEUROSURGEON

RUNS:

1:38: The problem with spinal cord is you have a very densely packed structure, about a cm in diameter, where a lot of nerves travel. Anything that damages that amount of tissue can result in a catastrophic injury.

SPORTS INJURIES MAKE UP ABOUT 12% OF CASES- ESPECIALLY ONES INVOLVING PEOPLE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 15 AND 35. IF IT HAPPENS IN THE FIELD OF PLAY- THE WRONG MOVE COULD RESULT IN PARALYSIS.

DR. DEAN LIN/NEUROSURGEON

RUNS:

12:15 Anytime we all see football injuries, hockey injuries on the field, the first thing they do is clear the field no one moves the patient. They put a collar around their neck before they let them do anything at all.

AMY OSHIER/REPORTING

RUNS:

In best scenarios, the spinal cord injury is considered 'incomplete' as opposed to totally severed- which means there is no chance of function. The partial injury often involves nerve compression swelling. So with treatment, it takes time- often a long time to gauge the amount of recovery.

DR. DEAN LIN/NEUROSURGEON

RUNS:

10:42 The problem with nerve tissue like spinal cord and brain- that heals very, very slowly. And that's why I tell people we won't know for possibly up to a year how much better you're going to get.

THESE INJURIES, WHILE SMALL IN NUMBER NATIONWIDE ARE ON THE RISE. LEADING TO THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING HEAD'S UP ABOUT THE RISKS. FOR LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM, I'M AMY OSHIER. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA AND BIDEN WORKOUT-OC NATS VO


DOES THIS MOTIVATE YOU TO WORKOUT?

Biden: "Hey, man you're hard to keep up with."

Obama: "You're not bad out there. But after a workout you have to drink up"

Biden: "Alright.

Obama: "Otherwise we're going to be in trouble with Jill and Michelle.

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND JOE BIDEN RECORDED A "WORKOUT" VIDEO TOGETHER, PART OF

MICHELLE OBAMA'S "LET'S MOVE" FITNESS CAMPAIGN.

THE PAIR IS SEEN RUNNING AROUND THE WHITE HOUSE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DAY.

THE VIDEO WAS POSTED ON YOUTUBE THIS WEEK. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2SHOT


CAN SPIES WATCH YOUR EVERY MOVE THROUGH YOUR COMPUTER?

WE'VE HEARD ABOUT HACKERS DOING THIS, BUT ARE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES SNOOPING ON YOU?

NEXT AT FOUR,THE STUNNING NEW CLAIMS.

PLUS it's the SUPREME COURT LIKE YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN.IN SESSION.

WHY THIS VIDEO YOU'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO SEE IS RAISING MAJOR RED FLAGS. Return to index of stories...


A) WEBCAM SPIES-VOWIPE


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B) SUPREME COURT CAMERAS-VVO TOPS


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C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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BREAK FIVE


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

The frontal system that brought yesterday's unsettled weather and last night's

rain is moving away today. Drier North and NW winds have brought a clearing

trend this morning, and we're expecting plenty of sunshine for our Friday after-

noon. High pressure is expected to settle in over Florida this weekend, insuring

a dry, sunny pattern for our Saturday and Sunday. Morning lows will start in the

cool 50s, but afternoons will be delightful with highs reaching the lower 80s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC


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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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WEBCAM SPIES-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO


IS SOMEONE SPYING ON YOU THROUGH YOUR OWN COMPUTER?

N-S-A LEAKER EDWARD SNOWDEN SAY PEOPLE ARE WATCHING OTHER PEOPLE THROUGH WEBCAMS.

AND A BRITISH NEWSPAPER IS NOW REPORTING ON "OPERATION OPTIC NERVE".

HERE'S PAMELA BROWN. Return to index of stories...


WEBCAM SPIES-PKG


IMAGINE LEARNING THAT SOMEONE WAS VIRTUALLY EAVESDROPPING, WATCHING THROUGH YOUR WEBCAM DURING INTIMATE ONLINE CONVERSATIONS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

ACCORDING TO A REPORT IN "THE GUARDIAN" NEWSPAPER, BRITISH INTELLIGENCE WORKED IN TANDEM WITH THE N-S-A, SNAGGING STILL IMAGES FROM WEBCAMS OF WELL OVER ONE MILLION YAHOO USERS … MANY OF WHOM WEREN'T SUSPECTED OF ANY WRONGDOING.

The structure of these programs is such that they collect lots of data in bulk.

The idea is that on the front end you just collect a lot and worry about what you need later.

ACCORDING TO THE REPORT…AS PART OF THE PROGRAM DUBBED "OPERATION OPTIC NERVE," BRITISH INTELLIGENCE AGENCY "GCHQ" COLLECTED WEBCAM IMAGES FROM LARGELY ANONYMOUS USERS BETWEEN 2008 AND 2010…. REPORTEDLY SAVING ONE SCREEN GRAB EVERY FIVE MINUTES.

ONE DOCUMENT STATES A LARGE QUANTITY OF THE IMAGES ARE SEXUALLY EXPLICIT SHOWING "UNDESIRABLE NUDITY."

As anyone who has used the internet for more than 5 minutes will know, there's quite a lot of pornography on it.

THE PROGRAM REPORTEDLY USED FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY TO HELP "GCHQ" TRACK DOWN TARGETS WHO WERE KNOWN YAHOO USERS.

BUT "THE GUARDIAN" SAYS IMAGES OF MANY INNOCENT BRITISH AND AMERICAN CITIZENS COULD HAVE BEEN COLLECTED AND STORED IN THE OPERATION.

There's a great potential that American citizens' webcam data has been intercepted under this program because GCHQ, the British intelligence service, does not preselect out the images before it collects them.

THE NSA SAYS IT DOES NOT ASK FOREIGN PARTNERS TO COLLECT INTELLIGENCE THE AGENCY COULD NOT LEGALLY COLLECT ITSELF.

AND YAHOO SAYS IT WAS COMPLETELY UNAWARE OF THE ALLEGED OPERATION, TELLING CNN:

"THIS REPORT, IF TRUE, REPRESENTS A WHOLE NEW LEVEL OF VIOLATION OF USER'S PRIVACY THAT IS COMPLETELY UNACCEPTABLE." Return to index of stories...


WEBCAM SPIES-ONCAM


PAMELA BROWN REPORTING.

G-C-H-Q HAS HAD LITTLE TO SAY ABOUT THIS--

TELLING THE GUARDIAN THAT IT DOESN'T COMMENT ON INTELLIGENCE MATTERS. Return to index of stories...


TAMPA DNC-VO WIPE


TAMPA, THE CITY THAT HOSTED THE 2012 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION MAY BE CONSIDERING BRINGING THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION TO TOWN.

THE MAYOR RECEIVED A LETTER FROM THE CHAIR OF THE D-N-C EARLIER THIS MONTH INQUIRING ABOUT THE CITY'S INTEREST.

THE DEMOCRAT MAYOR CALLED THE LETTER FLATTERING BUT EXPRESSED SOME HESITATION OVER HOSTING THE D-N-C. Return to index of stories...


TAMPA DNC-SOT VO


The DNC puts requirements on the host city that you can't accept corporate money to put these events on. One of the reasons that we were so successful is because our committee was able to raise 50-million plus that didn't require the city to put in much money into the convention."

TWO OTHER FLORIDA CITIES, ORLANDO AND MIAMI, WERE ALSO CONTACTED TO SEE IF THEY'D BE INTERESTED IN HOSTING THE CONVENTION. Return to index of stories...


COLLEGE BRAWL-VO


A WILD COLLEGE BASKETBALL BRAWL INVOLVING FANS IS CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

LAST NIGHT FANS RUSHED THE COURT AT THE END OF THE UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY - NEW MEXICO STATE GAME BUT ACTION BETWEEN THE TWO TEAMS WASN'T QUITE DONE YET.

THE PLAYERS WERE ABOUT TO LEAVE THE COURT WHEN ONE OF THEM HURLED THE BALL AT ANOTHER.

FANS RUSHING THE COURT. GOT TANGLED UP WITH THE PLAYERS AND THIS WAS THE RESULT. Return to index of stories...


COLUMBUS BLAST-OC NATS VO


A BLAST CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

nats of blast

TAKE A LOOK AS FLAMES SHOT OUT OF A MANHOLE IN COLUMBUS, OHIO.

AN UNDERGROUND EXPLOSION BLEW THE COVER OFF A MANHOLE AND SHATTERED THE GRATE INTO PIECES.

FIREFIGHTERS SAY ELECTRICAL ISSUES CAUSED THIS AND AT LEAST ONE OTHER EXPLOSION.

THERE ARE NO REPORTS OF INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


BIKE THIEF ON CAM-VO


A LOWLIFE IS CAUGHT ON CAMERA TAKING A BICYCLE FROM AN 8-YEAR-OLD.

WATCH ---

THIS IS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM A HOME IN TEXAS.

YOU CAN SEE THE GUY HOLDING A FLASHLIGHT IN HIS MOUTH LURKING AROUND. AND THEN WALKING OFF WITH A BIKE.

THE HOMEOWNER SAYS THIS IS THE *FOURTH TIME IN THE LAST YEAR HER HOUSE HAS BEEN TARGETED. Return to index of stories...


NASA LAUNCH-VO


NASA'S NEWEST WEATHER SATELLITE IS ORBITING HIGH ABOVE THE EARTH TODAY.

THE FOUR-TON SPACECRAFT SOARED INTO SPACE ABOARD A JAPANESE ROCKET.

NASA SAYS THE G-P-M CORE OBSERVATORY WILL HELP SCIENTISTS BETTER UNDERSTAND THE EARTH'S CHANGING CLIMATE.

THE SATELLITE WILL MAP GLOBAL PRECIPITATION EVERY THREE HOURS TO GET A BETTER VIEW OF WEATHER. Return to index of stories...


ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP


PAUSE FOR AHEAD AT 5:00 CLIP

PETER BUSCH IN THE NBC2 NEWSROOM--

AT FIVE WE'RE TRYING TO HELP CATCH ARMED ROBBER WHO HIT A LEE COUNTY WAFFLE HOUSE.

WITNESSES SAY TWO GUNMEN WALKED IN, ROBBED CUSTOMERS, ROUGHED SOME OF THEM UP, AND RAN AWAY.

DETECTIVES THINK THIS MAY BE RELATED TO OTHER VIOLENT BURGLARIES. Return to index of stories...


B) HOME INVASION LIFESTYLE CHANGE-VOTOPS


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BREAK SIX


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SUPREME COURT CAM-TC VIDBOX


A RARE AND ILLEGAL GLIMPSE INSIDE THE U-S SUPREME COURT.

DESPITE METAL DETECTORS, SECURITY, AND A LONG TRADITION OF "NO CAMERAS ALLOWED," A SESSION OF THE U-S SUPREME COURT WAS RECORDED BY AN ADVOCACY GROUP.

ANDREW SPENCER REPORTS THE RECORDING OF JUSTICES IN SESSION IS AN APPARENT FIRST. Return to index of stories...


SUPREME COURT CAM-PKG


TAKE A LOOK AT THE ONLY TWO KNOWN PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE U-S SUPREME COURT TAKEN WHILE THE JUSTICES WERE IN SESSION.

THE BLACK AND WHITE ISN'T AN EFFECT.

THESE PHOTOS WERE TAKEN WHEN CAMERAS WERE SMUGGLED INTO THE COURT IN THE 19-30s.

NOW, THERE'S THIS.

A CLIP UPLOADED TO YOUTUBE -- IN TRUE TROLL VERNACULAR -- UNDER THE USERNAME, "SCOTUS-PWNED." A GROUP APPARENTLY MANAGED TO SNEAK CAMERAS PAST SECURITY, USING THEM TO RECORD WHAT'S BELIEVED TO BE THE FIRST VIDEO OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES IN SESSION.

"I certainly never expected anyone would be able to smuggle a camera in there."

AUTHOR AND LEGAL ANALYST JEFFREY TOOBIN EXPLAINS SCOTUS SECURITY ISN'T EXACTLY LAX.

"I am baffled, because I've been in the court many times, and even the news media has to walk through metal detectors. We're not allowed to bring electronics in. Everybody passes through those metal detectors."

THIS WASN'T JUST A PRANK. THIS VIDEO WAS RECORDED BY AN ADVOCACY GROUP WHICH PUSHES FOR CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM. ONE MAN STANDS TO VOICE DISAPPROVAL OF THE HIGH COURT'S 2010 DECISION TO LOOSEN RESTRICTIONS ON CORPORATE CAMPAIGN SPENDING.

"I rise on behalf of the vast majority of the American people who believe that money is not speech, corporations are not people, and our Democracy should not be for sale to the highest bidder."

SECURITY WAS ON HIM IN SECONDS. HE NOW FACES FEDERAL CHARGE. AS TO THE HOW THE GROUP SMUGGLED THE CAMERAS INTO THE ROOM, THE SUPREME COURT SAYS IT IS REVIEWING THE VIDEO AND ITS SCREENING PROCEDURES.

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ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP


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5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT


AT FIVE NBC2 IS LIVE AT A ONE-MILLION DOLLAR GROW HOUSE BUST.

PLUS, DETAILS OF A VIOLENT ARMED ROBBERY AT A POPULAR RESTAURANT IN SOUTH LEE COUNTY.

AND NBC2 CHIEF METEOROLOGIST ROBERT VAN WINKLE IS ABOUT TO MAKE YOUR WEEKEND EVEN SWEETER -- HIS FORECAST, ON NBC2 NEWS AT 5. Return to index of stories...


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