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DIRECTORS PAGE FGCU TICKET UPDATE-VO
HLA east naples death investigation-OAniBx BONITA COUNCIL-ONCAM
HLB cape uep concerns-OAniBx WEEKS FISH CAMP-ONCAM
HLC weather headline-trx STC TEASE ONE-1 SHOT
5PM OPEN-CLIP TZ1 A) NAPLES TEACHER FEATURED ON TODAY SHOW-VO-WI
TOSS TO BRYAN-TC MON ZM MAP FLY TZ1 B) KOMEN SELF DETECTION-VOTOPS
EAST NAPLES DEATH INVESTIGATION-REM LIVE TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC
EAST NAPLES DEATH INVESTIGATION-PKG MARKET CLOSE-CGTOPS
EAST NAPLES DEATH INVESTIGATION-REM LIVE ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP
TOSS TO STEVE-trx OAniBx SS FLY FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
CAPE UEP CONCERNS-REM LIVE RACE FOR THE CURE-OC SS OC BNR
CAPE UEP CONCERNS-PKG KOMEN SELF DETECTION-ONCAM
CAPE UEP CONCERNS-SS REM LIVE KOMEN SELF DETECTION-PKG
CAPE CORAL FSA BILLING-ONCAM SPRING BOAT SHOW TOMORROW-VO
TOSS TO MATT-OC EAniBx EDISON STATE APPLICATION FEES-CG RVL
LEE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICE LAWSUIT-NEWSROOM TEASE TWO-1 SHOT
LEE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICE LAWSUIT-PKG TZ2 A) NAPLES TEACHER FEATURED ON TODAY SHOW-VO WI
LEE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICE LAWSUIT-NEWSROOM TZ2 B) animal hoarding-VO
CHENEY BROTHERS GROUNDBREAKING-BUBBA NAPLES TEACHER FEATURED ON TODAY SHOW-PLASMA
CHENEY BROTHERS GROUNDBREAKING-PKG NAPLES TEACHER FEATURED ON TODAY SHOW-PKG
SANIBEL BOAT FIRE UPDATE-VO NEW AT 530-BNR-2SHOT
PUNTA GORDA COCAINE ARREST-SS A) FL KIDS RESCUED-VO-WIPE
NORTH PORT SHOOTING UPDATE-VO B) FLOOD INSURANCE RATES-VOTOPS


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HLA east naples death investigation-OAniBx


TONIGHT WE LEARN MORE ABOUT THE 20 YEAR OLD MAN WHO DIED AFTER BUSTING A STRANGER'S WINDOW AND ATTACKING HIM.

AHEAD, HIS FAMILY TELLS US ABOUT HIS TROUBLED PAST. Return to index of stories...


HLB cape uep concerns-OAniBx


HOMEOWNERS PAY THE PRICE OF PROGRESS --

A NEARBY CONSTRUCTION PROJECT IS CAUSING THEIR HOMES TO SHAKE SO BADLY, PLASTER IS PEELING FROM THE WALLS! Return to index of stories...


HLC weather headline-trx STC


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TOSS TO BRYAN-TC MON ZM MAP FLY


NEW CLUES TONIGHT ABOUT THE MAN WHO BROKE THROUGH THE WINDOWN OF A COLLIER COUNTY HOME AND ATTACKED THE MAN WHO LIVED THERE.

HIS FAMILY SAYS HE HAD A HISTORY OF DRUGS AND VIOLENCE.

THE 20 YEAR OLD DIED SOON AFTER HE BROKE INTO THE HOME ON LAKEWOOD BOULEVARD IN EAST NAPLES.

NBC2'S BRYAN ANDERSON GOT THE 911 CALLS AND TALKED WITH LONNY MOSTILLER'S FAMILY ABOUT HIS HISTORY WITH SKETCHY PAST. Return to index of stories...


EAST NAPLES DEATH INVESTIGATION-REM LIVE


THEY TELL US THEY KNEW HE SMOKED MARIJUANA AND SOMETIMES DIDN'T KNOW WHAT HE WAS ON.

TONIGHT, WE'RE DIGGING DEEPER INTO ONE OF MOSTILLER'S ARREST ALMOST A YEAR AGO.

ALL OF THIS GIVES US A BETTER IDEA WHAT MAY HAVE LEAD TO HIS DEATH. Return to index of stories...


EAST NAPLES DEATH INVESTIGATION-PKG


:05

CALLER: Yes, there was just some guy pounding on our door.

BUTT TO

:01:07-:11

Caller: He's all agitated. I mean the guy is freaking out.

WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED TO 20 YEAR OLD LONNIE MOSTILLER JUNIOR MONDAY NIGHT?

WHO IF ANYONE WAS HE RUNNING FROM?

THOSE ARE QUESTIONS HIS FAMILY DESPERATELY WANTS ANSWERED.

---SOT---

LONNIE MOSTILLER SR., LONNIE'S FATHER

10:48:30

He must have been scared of something.

---SOT---

911

CALLER:

:29

Now he's running across the street to the neighbor's house across the street. He's wanting to get into somebody's house.

ACCORDING TO THE INCIDENT REPORT, MOSTILLER WAS AFRAID SOMEONE WAS TRYING TO KILL HIM.

IT'S AN EERILY SIMILAR SCARE HE CAUSED LAST APRIL IN NAPLES.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED MOSTILLER AFTER THEY SAY HE WAS TRYING TO FLAG DRIVERS DOWN.HE HAD A BLOODY WRIST. AND WAS YELLING LATER IN AN AMBULANCE.I DON'T WANT TO DIE.

FAMILY MEMBERS FEAR AGAIN THIS TIME IT WAS ALL IN HIS HEAD.

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MARY WILLIAMSON, MOSTILLER'S AUNT

10:39:34-:38

He was hallucinating, so he thought someone was chasing him.

LONNIE MOSTILLER SENIOR

SHOWED US THIS PICTURE OF HIS SON FIVE YEARS AGO.

15 YEARS OLD.SEEMINGLY HAPPIER THEN.

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FATHER

10:49:37

He was a good person, you know.

MOSTILLER SENIOR SAYS HE FELT LIKE HIS SON GREW UP OVERNIGHT.

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FATHER

10:49:42-:49

He was smoking marijuana. It's hard to tell what he was taking.

AT THE HOSPITAL MONDAY NIGHT, MOSTILLER DIED NOT LONG AFTER BEING SEDATED.

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FATHER

10:49:14

Why?

BUTT TO

10:49:26

I want to find out the truth. Return to index of stories...


EAST NAPLES DEATH INVESTIGATION-REM LIVE


MOSTILLER JUNIORS FAMILY TELLS ME THEY HOPE AUTOPSY RESULTS WILL GIVE THEM ANSWERS.

WE'RE LIVE IN EAST NAPLES, BRYAN ANDERSON, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO STEVE-trx OAniBx SS FLY


DEVELOPING NOW AT FIVE--

SOME CAPE CORAL HOMEOWNERS TELL NBC 2 THE UTILITIES EXPANSION PROJECT IS DAMAGING THEIR HOMES.

CREWS ARE INSTALLING WATER AND SEWER SYSTEMS -

USING HEAVY MACHINERY TO TEAR UP THE EARTH.

WORK IS UNDERWAY BETWEEN PINE ISLAND ROAD AND VETERANS PARKWAY, ON THE CITY'S WEST SIDE.

NBC2'S STEVE CAMPION IS LIVE ON SOUTHWEST 16 TERRACE TONIGHT WITH A FIRST HAND LOOK.

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CAPE UEP CONCERNS-REM LIVE


RATTLES, SHAKES, VIBRATIONS - CALL IT WHAT YOU WANT.

NEIGHBORS HERE CLAIM THEY NEVER EXPECTED HOW MUCH IT WOULD IMPACT THEIR HOMES.

ENOUGH SOME HERE SAY IT FEELS LIKE AN EARTHQUAKE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE UEP CONCERNS-PKG


2738 "I mean look at it. It's as plain as day. It's bad now."

FEARING THESE CRACKS IN THE WALL -

HOMEOWNER JOHN RAMSEY TAKES US ON A TOUR OF HIS CAPE CORAL PROPERTY.

HE'S WORRIED ONGOING WORK TO INSTALL WATER AND SEWER SYSTEMS

- CAUSED THE LINES.

RAMSEY'S NOT ALONE -

3338 "Right here, coming down from the top. Reporter; this wasn't here 6 months ago? No. No."

NEIGHBOR CAMILO HERRERA SHOWS US SIMILAR ONES.

HERRERA EVEN TOOK US INSIDE

- CLAIMING PART OF HIS GARAGE CEILING FELL ON HIS CAR.

TONIGHT, THEY JUST WANT SOMETHING DONE.

TO STOP WHAT THEY DESCRIBE AS ONGOING DAMAGE TO THEIR HOMES.

John Ramsey, Cape Coral

2519 "It shakes so bad. It will shake the dishes right out of the cabinet. Reporter: really? Yes, I mean it rattles the whole house." Return to index of stories...


CAPE UEP CONCERNS-SS REM LIVE


CAPE CORAL'S CITY SPOKESPERSON CONNIE BARRON RELEASED A STATEMENT SAYING

"WHILE THIS TYPE OF HEAVY CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY CREATES NOISE AND VIBRATION, IT WOULD NOT RISE TO THE LEVEL OF "EARTHQUAKE CONDITIONS."

BARRON WENT ON TO SAY - THE CITY PLANS TO SEND SOMEONE OUT TO LOOK AT THESE COMPLAINTS.

ULTIMATELY, THE DISPUTE MAY COME DOWN BETWEEN THE CONTRACTOR AND THE HOMEOWNER.

I'LL TELL YOU FROM OUR TIME OUT HERE -

THIS IS A HEAVY LIFTING PROJECT WHICH HAS TRANSFORMED FRONT YARDS INTO CONSTRUCTION SITES.

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CAPE CORAL FSA BILLING-ONCAM


NBC-2 HAS LEARNED - INVOICES FOR THE FIRE SERVICE ASSESSMENT ARE LIKELY TO HIT THE MAIL AS EARLY AS NEXT WEEK.

COUNCIL APPROVED THE TAX EVEN THOUGH THE STATE SUPREME COURT IS CONSIDERING A LAWSUIT FILED BY A GROUP OF HOMEOWNERS WHO CLAIM ITS ILLEGAL TO CHARGE FOR THE SERVICE.

THE NEW ASSESSMENT IS ESTIMATED TO BRING IN MORE THAN 12 MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT. Return to index of stories...


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THREE FORMER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EMPLOYEES ARE SUING LEE COUNTY.

THEY CLAIM THE COUNTY FIRED THEM FOR BLOWING THE WHISTLE ABOUT PROBLEMS IN THE DEPARTMENT.

NBC2'S MATT WRIGHT IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM WITH DETAILS..

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LEE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICE LAWSUIT-NEWSROOM


THIS IS THE 52 PAGE LAWSUIT THE FORMER EMPLOYEES FILED IN FEDERAL COURT MONDAY.

THEY JOIN A FOURTH WHO FILED SUIT EARLIER THIS YEAR.

ALL CLAIM THEY CAN PROVE THEY LOST THEIR JOBS BECAUSE THEY DID THE RIGHT THING. Return to index of stories...


LEE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICE LAWSUIT-PKG


THREE LONG-TIME ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EMPLOYEES FILED THIS LAWSUIT.

THE COUNTY FIRED EILEEN SCHUMAN. JOHN BROCK. AND SUSAN NOE LAST FALL -- AFTER THE TRIO COOPERATED WITH AN INTERNAL AUDIT OF THE OFFICE.

THEY JOIN FORMER ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST LISA WAGNER WHO FILED SUIT IN JANUARY --

HER ATTORNEY CALLS THE FIRED EMPLOYEES WHISTLEBLOWERS.

THE AUDIT -- RELEASED IN AUGUST -- FOUND FAULT WITH THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICE'S VETTING OF V-R LABS.

LEE COUNTY AWARDED THE START UP NEARLY 5-MILLION DOLLARS ON THE PROMISE IT WOULD CREATE JOBS.

SOMETHING YET TO BE SEEN.

THE AUDIT ALSO REVEALED AN UNRELATED PROBLEM -

A 75-THOUSAND DOLLAR LOAN GIVEN TO FORMER MARKETING DIRECTOR JENNIFER BERG'S HUSBAND WHO OWNS A MARKETING FIRM.

SOMETHING AUDITORS SAY APPEARS TO VIOLATE FLORIDA LAW.

THIS NEW LAWSUIT ALSO CLAIMS FORMER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR JIM MOORE WAS "ASKED TO REITRE" FOLLOWING THE AUDIT.

BEFORE HE LEFT THE SUIT STATES "MOORE PROPOSED ELIMINATING THE POSITIONS OF THOSE ON STAFF WHO SPOKE WITH THE INTERNAL AUDITORS."

THE CLERK OF COURTS WARNED THAT TERMINATIONS COULD OPEN THE DOOR TO LAWSUITS.

NOW THE FOUR FORMER E-D-O WORKERS WANT THEIR JOBS. LOST WAGES. AND MORE MONEY. Return to index of stories...


LEE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICE LAWSUIT-NEWSROOM


THE COUNTY ATTORNEY DECLINED TO COMMENT.

A SPOKESPERSON SAYS IT HASN'T BEEN SERVED WITH THE LAWSUIT.

THE THREE FORMER EMPLOYEES ALSO DECLINED COMMENT THROUGH THEIR ATTORNEY.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM MATT WRIGHT NBC2. Return to index of stories...


CHENEY BROTHERS GROUNDBREAKING-BUBBA


HUNDREDS OF NEW JOBS ARE COMING TO CHARLOTTE COUNTY ALL BECAUSE OF THIS--

A NEW DISTRIBUTION CENTER FOR CHENEY BROTHERS.

THE COMPANY SUPPLIES FOOD TO RESTAURANTS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AND BEYOND.

NBC2'S LUCAS SEILER WAS THERE AS THEY BROKE GROUND ON THEIR NEW FACILITY TODAY. Return to index of stories...


CHENEY BROTHERS GROUNDBREAKING-PKG


NAT "One, two, three."

400 NEW JOBS ON OPENING DAY - THAT'S WHAT THE CHENEY BROTHERS EXPECT AS THEY OPEN THEIR MASSIVE NEW FOOD DISTRIBUTION HUB IN PUNTA GORDA.

"I'm excited to be part of a growing team at the new facility here. right in my home town!"

RIGHT NOW, THE COMPANY HAS TO DRIVE ACROSS THE STATE FROM WEST PALM BEACH TO PROVIDE THE WEST COAST WITH THEIR PRODUCTS - BYRON RUSSELL, CEO, SAYS THIS NEW FACILITY WILL CHANGE THE WAY THE COMPANY, AND REGION, OPERATES.

"We're looking forward to growing our company and giving our customers better service over here."

ABOUT FIVE YEARS AGO, A PUNTA GORDA DEVELOPER, BRUCE LAISHLEY, SUGGESTED THE COMPANY BUILD IN A FAST-GROWING AREA OF RURAL PUNTA GORDA.

HERE, ON 36 ACRES, WILL SIT A FORTY-MILLION DOLLAR FACILITY - HANDLING EVERYTHING FROM FOOD TO PAPER TO CLEANING PRODUCTS.

"The Cheney Brothers project fell right in place with a grant the State of Florida was offering for building roads - not only does this road serve the 36 acres but another 68 near the airport."

CHARLOTTE COUNTY HOPES THE EMPTY LOTS AROUND THE NEW ROAD NOW CALLED "CHENEY WAY" WILL INTRIGUE MORE COMPANIES BESIDES THE CHENEYS TO MOVE IN.

CONTRACTORS HOPE TO HAVE THE FACILITY BUILD WITHIN THE NEXT 14 MONTHS.

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SANIBEL BOAT FIRE UPDATE-VO


CREWS ARE WORKING TO BRING THE BOAT THAT CAUGHT FIRE AND SANK MONDAY BACK TO SHORE.

RIGHT NOW THE 64-FOOT YACHT IS SITTING AT THE BOTTOM OF THE GULF ABOUT TWO MILES SOUTH OF SANIBEL.

TODAY - DIVERS FROM A SALVAGE COMPANY WENT DOWN TO INSPECT THE BOAT.

THEY'LL COME UP WITH A PLAN TO LIFT IT OUT OF THE WATER IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS. Return to index of stories...


PUNTA GORDA COCAINE ARREST-SS


A PUNTA GORDA MAN FACES DRUG CHARGES AFTER DEPUTIES SAY THEY FOUND CRACK COCAINE IN HIS CAR.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES PULLED EMMANUEL LOUIS OVER FOR SPEEDING THIS AFTERNOON ON DUNCAN ROAD IN THE CLEVELAND AREA.

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NORTH PORT SHOOTING UPDATE-VO


POLICE DON'T THINK THE DEADLY SHOOTING IN NORTH PORT OVER THE WEEKEND WAS A RANDOM INCIDENT.

THEY SAY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING, 27 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER HAYS TRIED TO GET INTO A HOUSE ON DEMING AVENUE.

SOMEONE INSIDE SHOT AND KILLED HIM.

SOME OF THE PEOPLE THERE KNEW HIM, SO POLICE DON'T PLAN TO STEP UP PATROLS IN THE AREA.

OFFICERS ARE STILL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT IF THE SHOOTING WAS SELF DEFENSE. Return to index of stories...


FGCU TICKET UPDATE-VO


F-G-C-U IS TWO WINS AWAY FROM HEADING TO THE N-C-A-A TOURNAMENT.

AND THERE ARE TICKETS LEFT FOR TOMORROW NIGHT'S GAME.

MORE THAN FOUR THOUSAND FANS PACKED ALICO ARENA TO SEE LAST NIGHT'S WIN OVER STETSON.

ANOTHER BIG CROWD EXPECTED FOR TOMORROW NIGHT'S CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL AGAINST EAST TENNESSEE STATE.

AT LAST CHECK, THE TEAM WAS REPORTING THERE ARE SOME TICKETS LEFT. Return to index of stories...


BONITA COUNCIL-ONCAM


THE VOTE MAY HAVE FAILED,

BUT SOME RESIDENTS ARE STILL JOINING BONITA SPRINGS.

TONIGHT AT 5:30-

CITY COUNCIL WILL VOTE TO ACCEPT 5 PROPERTIES INTO THEIR CITY LIMITS.

THE HOMEOWNERS MADE THE REQUEST AFTER A SPECIAL ELECTION DETERMINED PARTS OF PELICAN LANDING AND THE COLONY WILL STAY PART OF ESTERO.

RESIDENTS HAVE UNTIL APRIL FIRST TO REQUEST THE ADDRESS CHANGE. Return to index of stories...


WEEKS FISH CAMP-ONCAM


HOMEOWNERS AREN'T THE ONLY ONES LOOKING TO LEAVE UNINCORPOARTED LEE COUNTY.

THE OWNERS OF THE FORMER WEEKS FISH CAMP WANT A BONITA SPRINGS ADDRESS.

THE PROPERTY INCLUDES A MARINA ON ESTERO BAY.

IF APPROVED- THE CITY WOULD BE LIMITED IN TERMS OF DEVELOPMENT.

THE AGREEMENT STATES IT HAS TO REMAIN A PUBLIC FISHING PIER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-1 SHOT


THE TODAY SHOW FEATURED A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TEACHER THIS MORNING--

SHE IS USING AN INTERESTING STRATEGY TO MAKE SURE KIDS DON'T FEEL LONELY OR LEFT OUT IN CLASS.

WE'LL MEET HER AND SEE HOW SHE DOES IT.

AND ALL THIS WEEK WE'RE PUTTING A SPOTLIGHT ON BREAST CANCER.

TODAY'S FOCUS IS SELF DETECTION.

FIND OUT THE THINGS TO LOOK FOR THAT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) NAPLES TEACHER FEATURED ON TODAY SHOW-VO-WI


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TZ1 B) KOMEN SELF DETECTION-VOTOPS


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TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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MARKET CLOSE-CGTOPS


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ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT 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.

TRACKING STORMS THURSDAY

It was yet another beautiful Southwest Florida day Wednesday, with plenty of sun & highs in the low 80s. A few clouds will remain this evening, with temps in the 70s. Variable clouds will continue tonight, with warm lows in the mid 60s.

A powerful storm system begins to move towards the area Thursday. Clouds will rapidly increase in the morning time frame. Showers and storms will develop offshore and push into the region during the daytime hours. Right now, the best chance for storms will be in the afternoon hours.

Some storms may be strong to possibly severe Thursday. The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of Southwest Florida under a Slight Risk for severe weather. The greatest threats with these storms will be damaging winds. Highs on Thursday will be in the low 80s.

The storm system exits quickly Thursday Night, but some clouds will remain for Friday. Cooler air will also rush in behind the system, with highs on Friday in the mid 70s.

The weekend is still looking beautiful across the region. Expect plenty of sun both days, with highs in the low 80s Saturday and Sunday.

The quiet weather will continue into next week. We'll see partly cloudy skies Monday and Tuesday, with warmer highs in the low to mid 80s.

Another storm system arrives midweek, which will bring more cloud cover and possibly a few showers. Return to index of stories...


RACE FOR THE CURE-OC SS OC BNR


THE SUSAN G. KOMEN RACE FOR THE CURE IS THIS SATURDAY MORNING.

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT THE COCONUT POINT MALL IN ESTERO.

THE NBC 2 NEWS TEAM WILL BE THERE WITH LIVE REPORTS.

IF YOU WANT MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER A TEAM GO TO OUR WEBSITE, NBC-2.COM, CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


KOMEN SELF DETECTION-ONCAM


DOCTORS ALWAYS ENCOURAGE WOMEN TO PERFORM "SELF-CHECKS" ON THEIR BREASTS AS A WAY TO DETECT BREAST CANCER EARLY.

AND ONE LEE COUNTY WOMAN IS LIVING PROOF THAT IT REALLY WORKS.

NBC-2'S NICK CILETTI HAS HER STORY. Return to index of stories...


KOMEN SELF DETECTION-PKG


NATS -- WALKING DOGS

she's very active. She's always either out at the pool and she's always walking. With or without her dog

AT ALMOST 81-YEARS-OLD.

GLORIA BUCHER IS TOUGH TO KEEP UP WITH!

NATS --

BUT LAST DECEMBER -- SHE GOT SOME NEWS THAT THREATENED TO SIDELINE HER FOR GOOD.

everything was fine. And I had another appointment set up for the following April, but it would have been too late

TOO LATE BECAUSE DURING A SELF-EXAM IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT. GLORIA FOUND A LUMP.ABOUT THE SIZE OF HER MARBLE.IN HER BREAST.

5:09 - 5:15

Everyone is scared when they you tell them they have cancer. It's frightening.

TISH SHEESLEY WITH KOMEN OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SAYS EVERY WOMAN SHOULD BE DOING A SELF EXAM.

SHE ADDS IT'S KEY TO KNOW YOUR BODY.

you are the CEO of your own body. So you know what feels normal to you and you know what maybe doesn't feel normal

NATS - DOCTOR'S OFFICE

DR. LEA BLACKWELL PERFORMED GLORIA'S LUMPECTOMY.

SHE ADVISES WOMEN TO LOOK FOR SOMETHING HARD, THAT DOESN'T GO AWAY, AND IS DIFFERENT THAN THE OTHER SIDE.

22:24 - 22:38

They don't need to think I just had a mammogram last month so I can't have anything because mammograms aren't perfect and you can't have this false sense of security that just because your mammogram isn't abnormal doesn't mean something isn't going on

NATS - GLORIA CHATTING WITH FRIENDS

I tell all my friends.anybody. I got my neighbors checking their breasts!

GLORIA'S NOW TURNED INTO A "SELF-CHECK" PRO.

JUST ASK THE LADIES THAT LIVE ON HER FORT MYERS STREET.

19:17 -

I was very worried about her I just thought, "Golly darn! We all better start checking. Everyone 19:23

GLORIA SAYS IF HER MESSAGE CAN ENCOURAGE EVEN JUST ONE WOMAN TO DO A SELF-CHECK -- THIS BATTLE SHE'S GOING THROUGH WILL BE WELL WORTH IT.

And after this, you better believe I'll be checking that other one monthly

IN FORT MYERS.

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SPRING BOAT SHOW TOMORROW-VO


THE 25TH ANNUAL SPRING BOAT SHOW STARTS TOMORROW IN A NEW PLACE.

IT USED TO BE AT THE LEE CIVIC CENTER IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

THIS YEAR IT WILL BE AT THE NAPLES FORT MYERS GREYHOUND TRACK IN BONITA SPRINGS.

ADMISSION IS EIGHT DOLLARS FOR ADULTS.

KIDS UNDER 16 GET IN FREE WITH AN ADULT. Return to index of stories...


EDISON STATE APPLICATION FEES-CG RVL


NOW'S THE TIME TO THINK ABOUT SIGNING UP FOR COLLEGE CLASSES THIS SUMMER.

AT EDISON STATE, REGISTRATION STARTS MARCH 17TH.

THE SCHOOL IS WAIVING THE 30 DOLLAR APPLICATION FEE IF YOU APPLY ONLINE FROM THE 17TH TO THE 23RD.

AND NEXT MONTH EACH CAMPUS WILL HAVE AN OPEN HOUSE.

FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO OUR WEB SITE, NBC DASH TWO DOT COM.

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TEASE TWO-1 SHOT


A NAPLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER HAS AN INTERESTING WAY OF PREVENTING BULLYING.

IT ALL HAS TO DO WITH HOW SHE ASSIGNS SEATS IN HER CLASS.

HER IDEA IS SO GOOD, THE TODAY SHOW SHARED HER STORY WITH THE REST OF THE COUNTRY THIS MORNING.

HEAR FROM HER NEXT.

ALL NEW AT SIX - THE OWNER OF A HOME FILLED WITH ANIMALS OPENS UP TO NBC-2 ABOUT HOW HER HOME GOT OUT OF CONTROL. AND WHAT SHE'S DOING TO CHANGE IT. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) NAPLES TEACHER FEATURED ON TODAY SHOW-VO WI


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TZ2 B) animal hoarding-VO


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NAPLES TEACHER FEATURED ON TODAY SHOW-PLASMA


A COLLIER COUNTY TEACHER IS TEACHING A VALUABLE LIFE LESSON BY MAKING SURE ALL OF HER STUDENTS GET TO KNOW ONE ANOTHER.

HER UNIQUE STRATEGY TO PREVENT BULLYING WENT VIRAL IN A BLOG POST AND LANDED HER ON THE TODAY SHOW THIS MORNING.

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NAPLES TEACHER FEATURED ON TODAY SHOW-PKG


Nats- classroom

THE FACES OF HER FIFTH GRADE STUDENTS KEEP KATHY PITT COMING BACK.

Kathy Pitt, Teacher

Their faces really show they're thinking hard sometimes that takes wrinkles and frowns but I really does come out in the ahas!

SHE HAS BEEN TEACHING FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS - BUT REALIZED STUDENTS NEEDED TO CONNECT WITH ONE ANOTHER AFTER THE COLUMBINE SHOOTING.

Kathy Pitt, Teacher

I started it the day after columbine actually

EVERY 4.5 weeks- HER STUDENTS FILL OUT A BALLOT NAMING CLASSMATES THEY'D LIKE TO SIT WITH.

SHE TALLIES THE NAMES- BUT DOESN'T ALWAYS SEAT STUDENTS TOGETHER BASED ON WHAT THEY WROTE- SHE FINDS OUT WHO IS NAMED AND WHO ISN'T.

Kathy Pitt, Teacher

The goal is by the end of the 4.5 weeks I'm looking to see people are aware of each other.

STUDENTS SAY IT WORKS!

Abby Henderson, Student

06:55 I get to pick somebody who I never get to talk to and the more

friends you have the better. 7:04

A STUDENT'S MOM AT SEA GATE ELEMENTARY IN NAPLES WROTE A BLOG POST ABOUT THE SYSTEM- IT WENT VIRAL INSPIRING THE TODAY SHOW PIECE.

Kathy Pitt, Teacher

23:58 it became so overwhelming to realize ppl thought this to be a

solution or a problem solving method. 24:06

PITT AND HER STUDENTS NEVER EXPECTED TO END UP ON NATIONAL TV.

Chase Melton, Student

14:00 when it went viral I didn't think it would Be like tv NBC stuff

I just thought it would be a lot of people know about it. 14:09

SHE'S RETIRING NEXT YEAR - SHE HOPES OTHER TEACHERS FOLLOW THE STRATEGY - AND SEE IT PAY OFF ON THE FACES OF STUDENTS.

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NEW AT 530-BNR-2SHOT


A WOMAN DRIVES HER THREE YOUNG KIDS INTO THE OCEAN AT DAYTONA BEACH.

THE DRAMATIC RESCUE CAUGHT ON VIDEO.

DID SHE DO IT ON PURPOSE?

WHAT RESCUERS SAY THE KIDS TOLD THEM --

AS THEY WERE PULLED FROM THE WATER.

PLUS -- SOUTHWEST FLORIDA HOME OWNERS FACING SKYROCKETING FLOOD INSURANCE PREMIUMS MAY FINALLY GET SOME RELIEF.

WE'LL GO LIVE TO CAPITOL HILL -- NEXT AT 5:30. Return to index of stories...


A) FL KIDS RESCUED-VO-WIPE


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B) FLOOD INSURANCE RATES-VOTOPS


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