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DIRECTOR'S PAGE TEASE FOUR-------
WEATHER OPEN-CLIP A) FLORIDA CAPITOL CHANGE-2 SHOT VO
FIRST WEATHER-WX ANI BOX BREAK FOUR
NORTH NAPLES STORM VIDEO-NATS TOPS VO WEATHER CLIP-CLIP
TOSS TO JOELLE-2 SHOT VO FIRST WX-WX ANI BOX
BALLPARK WEATHER-REM LIVE UKRAINE LATEST-ONCAM
BALLPARK WEATHER-VO UKRAINE LATEST-PKG
BALLPARK WEATHER-SOT FLORIDA CAPITOL CHANGE-VO
BALLPARK WEATHER-REM LIVE MIGRANTS IN FLORIDA-VO
TREE BRANCH DOWN-SS TOPS MINIMUM WAGE-ONCAM
TOSS TO LUCAS-TRX O ANI BOX WITH RADAR CIA LAWMAKERS-VO WIPE
PUNTA GORDA WEATHER-REM LIVE CIA LAWMAKERS-SOT VO
PUNTA GORDA WEATHER-VO CADILLAC AD-OC NATS VO OC
PUNTA GORDA WEATHER-SOT CADILLAC AD-PKG
PUNTA GORDA WEATHER-REM LIVE STATE OBESITY RATES-SS
TOSS TO HOLLIE-F DOT TOPS BOXES HEALTH OPEN-CLIP
FAIR WX-REM LIVE SODA EFFECTS-VO
FAIR WX-PKG HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM
FAIR WX-REM LIVE HEALTH MATTERS-PKG
WEATHER COVERAGE WRAP-VO TOPS TEASE FIVE-----
ALVA HANDGUN-VO A) MARIJUANA LAWS-2 SHOT VO
CAPE HOUSE SHOOTING-SS BREAK FIVE
TOSS TO DANIELLE-REM LIVE FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
FGCU TONIGHT-PKG FORECAST-WXWALL
TEASE ONE----- TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC
A) COLLIER GHOST CARS-2 SHOT SS TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
BREAK ONE CO MARIJUANA LAWS-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO
BIG BOARD-trxSAT-LIVE-TOPS CO MARIJUANA LAWS-PKG
COLLIER GHOST CARS-2 SS STEEL BEAMS-VO WIPE
STICKY OWL-SS STEEL BEAMS-SOT VO
TEASE TWO---- ASHES STOLEN-VO WIPE
BREAK TWO ASHES STOLEN-SOT VO
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP DRUNK TO GAMBLE-VO WIPE
FORECAST-WXWALL DRUNK TO GAMBLE-SOT VO
TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC STAPLES TO CLOSE-VO
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
WELLS DISCLAIMER-SSTOPS A) GILSON CONVICTED-NWSRM VO
TOSS TO WELLS-ONCAM B) GUN AT ALVA MIDDLE SCHOOL-VO
WELLS FARGO-PLASMA CG BREAK SIX
WELLS FARGO TAG-SSTOPS 7 MIL SHOPLIFTING-TC VIDBOX
TEASE THREE----- 7 MIL SHOPLIFTING-PKG
A) CHRISTIE C PAC-VO TOPS ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
BREAK THREE 5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT
CHRISTIE C PAC-ONCAM END TIME-CREDITS
CHRISTIE C PAC-PKG  


DIRECTOR'S PAGE


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WEATHER OPEN-CLIP


NEW! Return to index of stories...


FIRST WEATHER-WX ANI BOX


QUIETER WEATHER FOR FRIDAY

It was a very stormy Thursday across Southwest Florida, as a powerful storm system lifted northeastward out of the Gulf. The severe weather threat is over, but rain showers will continue this evening, with temps holding in the 60s. The rain will clear out overnight, with lows in the mid 60s.

Our storm system exits Friday, resulting in quieter weather. We'll keep some cloud cover around, with more sun expected late in the day. Cooler air will also move in, with highs only in the mid 70s.

The weekend remains in great shape. We'll see a heavy dose of sun and low humidity both Saturday and Sunday. Highs on Saturday will be in the upper 70s, with temps on Sunday in the low 80s. It will crisp in the morning, with lows both days in the 50s.

The nice weather looks to continue into next week. Mostly sunny skies will prevail Monday, with highs in the low 80s.

A few more clouds return Tuesday, with highs in the low to mid 80s.

It still looks like our next storm system will arrive midweek, bringing a good chance of showers across the area. Another round of cooler weather is now expected to close next week. Return to index of stories...


NORTH NAPLES STORM VIDEO-NATS TOPS VO


nats of rain and wind

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IS HIT BY A SEVERE STORM THAT ROARED THROUGH OUR AREA.

TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT IT LOOKED LIKE IN NORTH NAPLES AT THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM.

A VIEWER POSTED THIS VIDEO TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE AS RAIN AND WIND TOOK AIM. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO JOELLE-2 SHOT VO


THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WERE FORCED TO SCRAMBLE TO SAFETY AFTER THE STORM RIPPED THROUGH HAMMOND STADIUM.

NBC2 WAS THERE AS SPRING TRAINING BASEBALL FANS WERE TOLD TO SEEK SHELTER.

RAIN AND WINDS BLEW THROUGH.

NBC2'S JOELLE PARKS IS LIVE FIRST AT FOUR WHERE THE GAME WAS EVENTUALLY CANCELLED. Return to index of stories...


BALLPARK WEATHER-REM LIVE


THE FIRST PITCH WAS SUPPOSED TO GO OUT AT 1:05,

IT TOOK 40 MINUTES AFTER THAT FOR THE GAME TO BE CALLED. Return to index of stories...


BALLPARK WEATHER-VO


BEFORE THE GAM EVEN STARTED FANS WERE TOLD TO SEEK SHELTER FROM THE CONDITIONS.

MOST-PACKING INTO COVERED AREAS, EVEN STAIRWELL AND BATHROOMS TO KEEP DRY.

THE DIE HANDS STUCK IT OUT THROUGH THE RAIN, LIGHTNING AND WIND,

ONLY TO BE DISAPPOINTED WHEN IT WAS ALL CALLED OFF. Return to index of stories...


BALLPARK WEATHER-SOT


Take sot- 14 total

Kevin Brinkley, Cardinals fan @01-4

We were hoping something would happens dew could watch something."

Tom Komar, Twins fan @4-9

It rains every year in southwest Florida, so a few rainouts here and

there aren't bad."

Don Antonacchio, Yankees fan @ 9-14

This is the worst day of my life, cause the rain came an d I didn't

have a good time." Return to index of stories...


BALLPARK WEATHER-REM LIVE


REFUNDS ARE BEING GIVEN FOR THE GAME.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO MAKE SURE YOU GET YOURS- TONIGHT ON NBC2 AT 5.

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


TREE BRANCH DOWN-SS TOPS


NBC2 IS GETTING SOME PHOTOS OF DAMAGE FROM TODAY'S STORMS.

TAKE A LOOK, YOU CAN SEE PART OF A TREE THAT CAME DOWN IN A PARKING LOT ALONG U-S 41 IN NAPLES.

NOBODY WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO LUCAS-TRX O ANI BOX WITH RADAR


RAIN CONTINUES TO FALL ACROSS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AND that's PUTTING CITY SEWERS TO THE TEST.

LUCAS SEILER CONTINUES OUR TEAM COVERAGE LIVE FIRST AT FOUR FROM PUNTA GORDA. Return to index of stories...


PUNTA GORDA WEATHER-REM LIVE


I'M STANDING RIGHT ALONG MARION AVENUE IN DOWNTOWN PUNTA GORDA WHERE THE CITY JUST STARTED A MASSIVE FLOODING IMPROVEMENT PROJECT THAT'S ULTIMATELY SUPPOSED TO HELP WITH SITUATIONS LIKE WE'RE SEEING TODAY - IT'S THE SAME SPOT WHERE CREWS CLOSED DOWN ROADS OVER THE SUMMER BECAUSE OF HEAVY RAIN. Return to index of stories...


PUNTA GORDA WEATHER-VO


TAKE A LOOK AT THE PEOPLE TRYING TO AVOID THE RAIN HITTING OUR REGION TODAY - HERE IN DOWNTOWN, THE CONCERN WAS WHETHER THE RAIN EVENT WOULD BE SIMILAR TO WHAT WE SAW OVER THE SUMMER WHEN THE CITY HAD TO CLOSE DOWN THE STREETS FOR HOURS.

THE SITUATION DIDN'T QUITE MEASURE UP TO THAT TODAY AND CITY OFFICIALS ARE THANKFUL FOR THAT -

THAT'S BECAUSE THIS DRAINAGE PROJECT IS NO WHERE NEAR FINISHED - IT'S GOING TO CONTINUE WELL INTO THE SUMMER MONTHS.

WE CAUGHT UP WITH SOME PEOPLE HEADING HOME TO AVOID THE STORM THIS AFTERNOON - THE CITY'S ENGINEER SAYS WHEN THIS PROJECT IS COMPLETE, THEY WON'T HAVE TO BE ON EDGE ANYMORE ABOUT SHUTTING DOWN ROADS. Return to index of stories...


PUNTA GORDA WEATHER-SOT


:00-:03 Ida Zozus, PG "No, no, I'm going home! Make sure I'm safe!"

:03-:11 Mark Gering, PG City Engineer "Reduction in work is we won't have to take barricades out to close the roads off because we won't have these flooded streets." Return to index of stories...


PUNTA GORDA WEATHER-REM LIVE


WE DO STILL HAVE A LOT OF STANDING WATER RIGHT AROUND PUNTA GORDA RIGHT NOW, BUT CONDITIONS ARE SETTLING DOWN FOR THE MOST PART.

THE CITY IS JUST STARTING THE EAST-SIDE PHASE OF THE FLOODING PROJECT THAT'LL LAST UNTIL ABOUT MID-JUNE.

LIVE IN PG, LS, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO HOLLIE-F DOT TOPS BOXES


A LIVE LOOK RIGHT NOW AT INTERSTATE 75 AS RAIN CONTINUES TO COME DOWN.

AND WHILE THE RAIN MAY SLOW THE AFTERNOON COMMUTE, FOLKS AT THE FAIR - ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO A NIGHT OF FUN, WHEN THE RAIN DIES DOWN.

THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA LEE COUNTY FAIR GETS STARTED TONIGHT.

NBC2'S HOLLIE HOJECK IS LIVE WITH HOW ORGANIZERS HELD ON THROUGHOUT THE STORMY AND SOGGY DAY. Return to index of stories...


FAIR WX-REM LIVE


I JUST SPOKE WITH THE LEE COUNTY FAIR MANAGER WHO TOLD ME THEY EXPECT

THE GATES TO OPEN IN AN HOUR-- AS PLANNED.

BUT IF THERE IF THERE ANY SEVERE WEATHER THREATS-THEY WILL **NOT OPEN THE FAIR.

THIS IS JUST ONE OF MANY MAJOR EVENT IN LEE COUNTY BEING THREATEND BY RAIN Return to index of stories...


FAIR WX-PKG


EARLIER THIS MORNING WE WERE AT THE BOAT SHOW IN BONITA SPRINGS--

WHERE OUR CAMERAS CAUGHT PEOPLE RUNNING AWAY FROM THE EVENT INSTEAD OF INTO IT.

THE MANAGER SAYS THEY WERE OFFERING RAINCHECKS OR REFUNDS FOR GUESTS.

OVER AT THE AIRSHOW-- HISTORIC AIRCRAFTS SHOWED UP LATE TO PAGE FIELD

BECAUSE OF THE BAD WEATHER.

PEOPLE WAITING TO SEE THE PLANES TODAY WILL HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL TOMORROW AT TEN.

AND EVEN A SHOPPING DAY WAS RUINED BY ALL THE RAIN.

Alyssa Vircks, Dallas Texas

"well actually I don't know- just trying to stay warm, i mean i came here for vacation and im trying to stay warm-- but its ok." Return to index of stories...


FAIR WX-REM LIVE


NOW THE GOOD NEWS--

BOTH THE AIR AND BOAT SHOW ARE BACK OPEN TOMORROW.

FOR ALL THE INFORMATION HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE NBC-2 DOT COM.

AND IF YOU'RE PLANNING ON COMING TO THE FAIR GROUNDS--

WE'LL BE HERE LIVE AT FIVE O'CLOCK TO SEE WHETHER THE GATES WILL ACTUALLY

OPEN UP OR NOT.

REPORTING LIVE FROM THE LEE CIVIC CENTER HH NBC2. Return to index of stories...


WEATHER COVERAGE WRAP-VO TOPS


NBC2 WILL BE MONITORING THE WEATHER SITUATION, BRINGING YOU SCENES LIKE THESE FROM ALL OVER SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

IF YOU HAVE ANY VIDEOS OR PHOTOS OF STORM DAMAGE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD, WE'D LOVE TO SEE THEM.

YOU CAN UPLOAD THEM TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE.

AND REMEMBER - TO LOOK AT OUR LIVE RADAR ANYTIME, HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...


ALVA HANDGUN-VO


A STUDENT BRINGS A HANDGUN TO A LEE COUNTY SCHOOL.

ADMINISTRATORS AT THE ALVA SCHOOL SAY THEY CONVISCATED AN UNLOADED 9 MILIMETER HANDGUN THAT WAS BROUGHT TO SCHOOL BY A STUDENT.

WE'RE TOLD THE STUDENT DIDN'T TRY TO USE THE GUN.

THE STUDENT'S NAME ISN'T BEING RELEASED AS OF RIGHT NOW BUT THEY ARE NOW FACING PUNISHMENT. Return to index of stories...


CAPE HOUSE SHOOTING-SS


FIRST AT FOUR - CAPE CORAL POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A POSSIBLE DRIVE BY SHOOTING.

IT HAPPENED EARLY THIS MORNING ALONG SOUTHWEST 2ND AVENUE.

SOMEONE SHOT SEVERAL ROUNDS INTO A HOME.

OFFICERS ARE LOOKING FOR A GREEN F-150 PICKUP TRUCK, THAT MAY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED.

NOBODY WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO DANIELLE-REM LIVE


ITS WIN OR GO HOME FOR THE F-G-C-U MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM TONIGHT.

THE EAGLES PLAY EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY AT ALICO ARENA TO CONTINUE THEIR HOPES OF RETURNING TO THE N C DOUBLE A TOURNAMENT.

THIS IS A LIVE LOOK OUTSIDE THE ARENA.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK GIVES US A PREVIEW. Return to index of stories...


FGCU TONIGHT-PKG


4 THOUSAND PLUS FANS WILL COME THROUGH THESE DOORS TO CHEER ON THE

EAGLES-- FOR MANY FANS IT WILL BE THE FIRST TIME THEY'RE ATTENDING A

BASKETBALL GAME THIS BIG. IF YOU'RE ONE OF THEM YOU'RE ONE OF THEM,

YOU'LL WANT TO HEAR HOW TONIGHT IS SET UP.

FULLSCREEN

THE GAME STARTS AT 6:30 BUT THE UNIVERSITY SPOKESPERSON SAYS GET HERE

EARLY AND CARPOOL.

THE PARKING LOT OPENS AT 3:15 THE DOORS OPEN AT 5:15.

YOU'RE ALSO ASKED TO WEAR GREEN.

FULLSCREEN

IF YOU CANT MAKE IT TO THE GAME, YOU CAN WATCH IT LIVE ON CSS AND

LISTEN ON ESPN RADIO 99.3.

LOOKLIVE

ON THE FGCU CAMPUS, DANIELLE KOLENIAK, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-----


it's a NEW TOOL TO CATCH YOU BREAKING THE LAWS ON SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS.

NEXT AT FOUR, WHY ONE LOCAL SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS - WATCH OUT - BECAUSE THEY ARE HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT.

A LOOK AT THEIR NEW GHOST CAR, NEXT.

ADLIB WX TEASE Return to index of stories...


A) COLLIER GHOST CARS-2 SHOT SS


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BREAK ONE


BREAK ONE HITS AT 04:08:30 Return to index of stories...


BIG BOARD-trxSAT-LIVE-TOPS


STOCKS WERE MIXED IN AFTERNOON TRADING ON WALL STREET.

INVESTORS ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO TOMORROW'S FEBRUARY EMPLOYMENT REPORT.

STAPLES STOCK TOOK A DIVE TODAY - AFTER THE COMPANY SAID IT WAS CLOSING 10-PERCENT OF ITS STORES, AS MORE PEOPLE SHOP ONLINE.

AT THE END OF TRADING - THE DOW - Return to index of stories...


COLLIER GHOST CARS-2 SS


FIRST AT FOUR.

COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE DISGUISING SOME OF THEIR PATROL CARS TO CATCH YOU BREAKING THE LAWS ON THE ROAD.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE RELEASED A PICTURE OF THEIR NEW STEALTH.

DEPUTIES CLAIM THE LOWER LIGHT BAR AND THE PAINT SCHEME WILL MAKE IT HARDER FOR YOU TO SPOT.

YOU MAY ALSO SEE THIS HALF TAXI HALF PATROL CAR TO PROMOTE THE NEW STEALTH CARS. Return to index of stories...


STICKY OWL-SS


AN EASTERN SCREECH OWL IS RECEIVING TREATMENT AFTER IT GOT STUCK TO A GLUE TRAP INTENDED FOR RATS.

WORKERS AT THE CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ARE TREATING THE INJURED BIRD.

WHEN THE OWL ARRIVED ITS LEGS, WINGS AND BODY WERE STUCK IN THE THICK STICKY GLUE MAKING IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR THE SMALL OWL TO MOVE.

STAFF FREED THE OWL BY RUBBING VEGETABLE OIL ON ITS FEATHERS AND BODY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO----


RADAR BUMP Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO


Break Two hits at 04:12:37 Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


FORECAST OPEN Return to index of stories...


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.

QUIETER WEATHER FOR FRIDAY

It was a very stormy Thursday across Southwest Florida, as a powerful storm system lifted northeastward out of the Gulf. The severe weather threat is over, but rain showers will continue this evening, with temps holding in the 60s. The rain will clear out overnight, with lows in the mid 60s.

Our storm system exits Friday, resulting in quieter weather. We'll keep some cloud cover around, with more sun expected late in the day. Cooler air will also move in, with highs only in the mid 70s.

The weekend remains in great shape. We'll see a heavy dose of sun and low humidity both Saturday and Sunday. Highs on Saturday will be in the upper 70s, with temps on Sunday in the low 80s. It will crisp in the morning, with lows both days in the 50s.

The nice weather looks to continue into next week. Mostly sunny skies will prevail Monday, with highs in the low 80s.

A few more clouds return Tuesday, with highs in the low to mid 80s.

It still looks like our next storm system will arrive midweek, bringing a good chance of showers across the area. Another round of cooler weather is now expected to close next week. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC


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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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WELLS DISCLAIMER-SSTOPS


DISCLAIMER W/ MUSIC Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO WELLS-ONCAM


THIS WEEK MARKS THE FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE STOCK MARKET LOWS SET BACK IN MARCH OF 2009.

REALLY DON'T WANT TO THINK ABOUT IT - HOWEVER, NOW MAY BE A GOOD TIME FOR US TO LOOK BACK AT WHAT HAPPENED AND HOW INVESTORS REACTED.

WITH THE BENEFIT OF SOME HINDSIGHT, NICK CHLUMSKY IS HERE FROM WELLS FARGO ADVISORS TO PROVIDE SOME INSIGHT ON SOME OF THE LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE FINANCIAL CRISIS.

NICK - Return to index of stories...


WELLS FARGO-PLASMA CG


· All of you remember the financial crisis and the events leading up to the meltdown. The market was up, housing was booming, the banks were lending, borrowers were borrowing, and then suddenly things started falling apart. And from the market highs of October 2007, the S&P 500 fell a total of 57% and bottomed on March 9, 2009 at 666 points. Investors were shell shocked. Most financial advisors were also in shock.

· But we've learned a tremendous amount from the events surrounding the financial crisis and Great Recession that followed and there are five general areas or lessons that we believe would strengthen your overall financial plan in the future.

· The first of these, and I know I've brought this up so many times before but it's so important, know your risk tolerance. By 2007, many investors lost sight of their true risk tolerance after several years of healthy returns in the stock market and, quite frankly, they over-estimated their appetite for risk. And a lot of these investors spent many sleepless nights during the height of the financial crisis. Risk tolerance is unique to each investor. Know your risk tolerance and know the downside risk of your investments.

· Second, use debt wisely and strategically. Between 2000 and 2007, many consumers took advantage of easy credit and over-extended themselves with low down-payment and interest-only loans believing that the housing market and stock market would continue going up. Remember, leverage or borrowing can be a double-edge sword and cut both ways as it magnifies returns but also magnifies losses when markets fall.

· Third, weigh fundamentals versus feelings when making investment decisions. Fundamentals and emotions will always play a part of investing. But allowing emotions of fear, greed, or euphoria to influence your portfolio decisions rather than following a well thought-out investment plan can lessen the probability of reaching your long-term goals.

· Fourth, establish a cash reserve. One of the most important lessons learned over the past five years is the need to plan for unexpected events. For you that are still working, the general rule of thumb for an emergency fund is to have enough cash set aside to cover at least 6 to 12 months of expenses. For you in retirement, having a cash reserve sufficient of cover 1 to 3 years of expenses may be prudent.

· Last, exercise good financial habits. Set goals. Have a written financial plan in place to achieve those goals. Spend within your means. And meet regularly with your financial advisor. Doing these things will increase the likelihood of reaching your financial goals.

· Now many of you might see similarities between markets now and markets right before the financial crisis in 2007. In both cases, stock markets were at their all-time highs, the housing market was appreciating at a pretty good clip, and things in general seemed pretty good. The key difference though is that in 2007, everyone thought the stock market was a good place to be. Today, however, many investors are still cautious and somewhat fearful of the markets and consequently, there is still a whole lot of cash sitting on the sidelines not invested. And it's for this reason along with the fundamentals of the economy, that we believe markets have more room to run to the upside. Return to index of stories...


WELLS FARGO TAG-SSTOPS


IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS FOR THE WELLS FARGO ADVISORS YOU CAN CALL THEM OR VISIT THEM.

THE PHONE NUMBER AND ADDRESS OF THEIR FORT MYERS BRANCH IS LISTED ON THE SCREEN. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-----


CONTROVERSY EVEN BEFORE A MEETING OF CONSERVATIVE LEADERS BEGINS.

NEXT AT FOUR THE NAME ON THE GUEST LIST that's RUFFLING FEATHERS AT C-PAC. Return to index of stories...


A) CHRISTIE C PAC-VO TOPS


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BREAK THREE


Break Three hits at 04:21:52 Return to index of stories...


CHRISTIE C PAC-ONCAM


NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE IS AMONG THE SPEAKERS AT THE CONSERVATIVE POLITICAL ACTION CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON, D-C.

AND THAT HAS RUFFLING SOME FEATHERS AMONG SOME CONSERVATIVES.

DANIELLE LEIGH BRINGS US SOME HIGHLIGHTS. Return to index of stories...


CHRISTIE C PAC-PKG


/nats/applause/

GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE RECEIVED A WARM WELCOME.

FROM CONSERVATIVE VOTERS INTERESTED IN AN ANTIDOTE FOR THEIR STRUGGLING REPUBLICAN PARTY.

New Jersey :08-:12

"When we talk about what we're for - no matter what state we're in - our ideas win."

THE MAN AT TIMES CRITICIZED FOR A LACK OF LOYALTY TO PARTY LINES.

EVEN SNUBBED AT LAST YEAR'S C-PAC.

IS NOW SELLING REPUBLICANS ON A MESSAGE OF PROGRESS.

New Jersey :21-:27

"Show people - republicans know what we stand for and we know how to get things done in this country."

TODAY WAS CHRISTIE'S OPPORTUNITY TO CONNECT WITH CONSERVATIVES.

AFTER THE RECENT BRIDGE SCANDAL. LEFT HIS POLL NUMBERS SAGGING.

"I think he is falling trap into the Washington machine and I hope - I hope he can get out."

IN THE LATEST ABC NEWS - WASHINGTON POST POLL ---

JUST 6 PERCENT OF AMERICANS SAY THEY'D VOTE FOR THE FORMER 2016 FRONT RUNNER.

41 PERCENT MIGHT.

AND 39 PERCENT DEFINITELY WOULDN'T.

YOUNG VOTER BETHANY BARLOW, IS STILL DECIDING.

"I would like to see him as a candidate but I don't know if he would be a person we can actually elect."

MARYLAND RESIDENT ED BARTLETT IS LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO CAN RALLY A DIVIDED PARTY.

"So that individual needs to speak the language of conservatives but also to fend off attacks by ultra liberals."

HE SAYS CHRISTIE COULD BE THAT MAN, HE'S JUST NOT READY TO COMMIT.

AND IT'S THOSE VOTERS - THE JERSEY GOVERNOR IS HOPING TO CONVINCE.

audio outcue: Danielle Leigh, NBC News, Washington. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-------


ENDING CAMPOUTS AT THE STATE CAPITOL.

AHEAD AT FOUR, WHY PROTESTERS WHO SPENT DAYS INSIDE THE CAPITOL BUILDING, WILL BE GETTING THE BOOT.

RADAR Return to index of stories...


A) FLORIDA CAPITOL CHANGE-2 SHOT VO


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BREAK FOUR


Break Four hits at 04:26:57 Return to index of stories...


WEATHER CLIP-CLIP


NEW! Return to index of stories...


FIRST WX-WX ANI BOX


QUIETER WEATHER FOR FRIDAY

It was a very stormy Thursday across Southwest Florida, as a powerful storm system lifted northeastward out of the Gulf. The severe weather threat is over, but rain showers will continue this evening, with temps holding in the 60s. The rain will clear out overnight, with lows in the mid 60s.

Our storm system exits Friday, resulting in quieter weather. We'll keep some cloud cover around, with more sun expected late in the day. Cooler air will also move in, with highs only in the mid 70s.

The weekend remains in great shape. We'll see a heavy dose of sun and low humidity both Saturday and Sunday. Highs on Saturday will be in the upper 70s, with temps on Sunday in the low 80s. It will crisp in the morning, with lows both days in the 50s.

The nice weather looks to continue into next week. Mostly sunny skies will prevail Monday, with highs in the low 80s.

A few more clouds return Tuesday, with highs in the low to mid 80s.

It still looks like our next storm system will arrive midweek, bringing a good chance of showers across the area. Another round of cooler weather is now expected to close next week. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE LATEST-ONCAM


BRAND NEW AT FOUR.

PRESIDENT OBAMA ADDRESSES THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE AND SENDS A NEW MESSAGE TO RUSSIAN LEADER VLADAMIR PUTIN.

STEVE HANDLESMAN SHOWS US THE LATEST TWIST AS UNCERTAINTY GROWS. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE LATEST-PKG


nats music / rally

AS UKRAINIANS DEMONSTRATED OUTSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE

PRESIDENT OBAMA PERSONALLY PROTESTED CRIMEA LEAVING UKRAINE TO BECOME PART OF RUSSIA

sot: President Obama

"Any discussion about the future of Ukraine must include the legitimate government of Ukraine"

INSTEAD, TODAY, AS PRO RUSSIAN UKRAINIANS CHEERED OUTSIDE AND WAVED RUSSIAN FLAGS

THE CRIMEAN PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT VOTED TO SPLIT FROM UKRAINE AND JOIN RUSSIA

CRIMEANS GET TO APPROVE IN A REFERENDUM IN TEN DAYS.

LAWMAKERS IN MOSCOW WELCOMED THE MOVE.

. THAT RUSSIA'S TROOPS ARE IN POSITION TO ENFORCE. TO PUNISH RUSSIA, PRESIDENT OBAMA TODAY ORDERED SANCTIONS AND VISA BANS ON UN-NAMED INDIVIDUALS SUPPORTING THE APPARENT GRAB OF CRIMEA.

sot: President Obama

"these decisions continue our efforts to impose a COST on Russia"

BUT RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN MIGHT NOT BE SANCTIONED.

sot: Jay Carney, White House Spokesman

" i'm not gonna jump ahead and speculate about who might be named 08

HOUSE SPEAKER BOEHNER COMPLAINED, CALLING PUTIN A THUG

sot: House Speaker John Boehner

"and he's counting on the united states to sit back and watch him do and take whatever he wants"

CONGRESS WAS VOTING ONLY TO HELP BAIL OUT UKRAINE'S ECONOMY.

AND U-S ALLIES ARE WARY OF SANCTIONING RUSSIA

DIPLOMATIC TALKS ON THE CRISIS MOVED TO ROME.BUT GOT NOWHERE

AS UKRAINE GOT CLOSER TO A BREAKUP

audio outcue: I'm Steve Handelsman, NBC News, washington Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA CAPITOL CHANGE-VO


NEW SECURITY RULES WILL PREVENT OVERNIGHT PROTESTS AT THE STATE CAPITOL LIKE THE SIT-IN FOLLOWING GEORGE ZIMMERMAN'S ACQUITTAL ON MURDER CHARGES.

THE RULES NOW PROHIBIT ANYONE FROM STAYING OVERNIGHT IN PUBLIC AREAS OF THE CAPITOL FOR ANY REASON.

THEY ALSO PREVENT UNAUTHORIZED PEOPLE FROM BEING IN THE CAPITOL OUTSIDE OF NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS. Return to index of stories...


MIGRANTS IN FLORIDA-VO


19 UNDOCUMENTED MIGRANTS ARE IN CUSTODY AFTER COMING ASHORE ON PALM BEACH TODAY.

DEPUTIES, FIRE RESCUE AND BORDER PATROL FOUND THEM.

THE BOAT CARRYING THE HAITIAN AND BAHAMIANS, WAS FOUND ON A BEACH NEAR A HOUSE IN THE AREA.

A SEARCH IS STILL ONGOING FOR MORE MIGRANTS. Return to index of stories...


MINIMUM WAGE-ONCAM


SOME STATE LAWMAKERS ARE TAKING PRESIDENT OBAMA'S ADVICE AND NOT WAITING ON CONGRESS TO RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE.

HAWAII'S STATE LEGISLATURE APPROVED A BILL THAT WOULD RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE TO $10.10 AN HOUR OVER THE NEXT FEW YEARS.

MARYLAND LAWMAKERS ARE ALSO CONSIDERING A PROPOSAL TO INCREASE THE STATE'S MINIMUM WAGE TO $10.10.

AND NEGOTIATIONS ARE UNDER WAY IN MINNESOTA. Return to index of stories...


CIA LAWMAKERS-VO WIPE


THE C-I-A HAS ASKED THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT TO INVESTIGATE WHETHER SOME OF ITS AGENTS MAY HAVE SPIED ON HIGH LEVEL LAWMAKERS.

LONG-SIMMERING TENSIONS HAVE REACHED A BOILING POINT -- ALL OVER A SENATE REVIEW OF THE C-I-A'S SECRET DETENTION AND INTERROGATION PROGRAMS USED AFTER THE 9/11 TERRORIST ATTACKS.

SENATORS HAVE SPENT YEARS STUDYING WHETHER BRUTAL TECHNIQUES PREVENTED MORE ATTACKS. Return to index of stories...


CIA LAWMAKERS-SOT VO


the cia it's a red line it should not be looking into the senate or any

other govt agency it's a foreign intelligence operation meant to spy on

foreign countries not our own govt "

THE HEAD OF THE CIA INSISTS THERE'S NO TRUTH TO THE ALLEGATIONS. Return to index of stories...


CADILLAC AD-OC NATS VO OC


IS IT SELLING AMERICAN PATRIOTISM OR COCKINESS?

It's pretty simple, you work hard, you create your own luck.

SOME ARE APPLAUDING THIS CADILLAC COMMERCIAL.

BUT AS NICK WATT SHOWS US SOME ARE LASHING OUT AGAINST THE AMERICAN CAR COMPANY. Return to index of stories...


CADILLAC AD-PKG


UPSOUND: Commercial

Why do we work so hard? For what? For this? For stuff? Other countries they

work, they stroll home, they stop by the caf, they take August off. Off. Why

aren't you like that? Why aren't we like that. Because we're crazy, driven

hard working believers, that's why.

Cadillac's ad, for a $75,000 electric car, is, understandably, just for the

US market.

UPSOUND: Commercial

00:20 Those other countries think we're nuts. Whatever. Were the Wright

Brothers insane. Bill Gates. Les Paul. Ali. Were we nuts when we pointed to

the moon. That's right we went up there. And you know what we got? Bored. So

we left.

Prominently placed during Sunday's Oscars broadcast, the ad is praised by

some, like Jonathan Hoenig on Fox.

UPSOUND: Fox News

Here's an advert that celebrates Americanism.

And lambasted by plenty others online as arrogant, xenophobic ugly

Americanism.

01;02;24;14 Cadillac's first foray into an electric car is aimed at

a very narrow niche of self involved white male baby boomers, who are

apparently are terrible about keeping their pool up, don't really talk to

their wife and kids very much, and probably just tool around town in between

deals that are going sour.

One Tweeter proclaimed: I would wear Pharrell's hat for life if it meant I

never had to see this Cadillac commercial ever again.

SOT: Hal Sparks. Comedian

Liberals wouldn't have even noticed this ad if it was just for a regular

Cadillac and not their electric car. / ADDED NEW SOT HERE: on the other

side, I'm going to go with. There's a bit of knee jerk reaction to getting

upset with anything patriotic.

A Cadillac spokesman told us, in part, "We are pleased with the idea that it

is being seen and that it is thought provoking."

UPSOUND: Commercial

It's pretty simple, you work hard, you create your own luck. You gotta

believe anything is possible. As for all the stuff, that's the upside of

only taking only two weeks off in August. N'est pas?

What do I think, as a work-shy foreigner? I want a Green Card. So I think

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STATE OBESITY RATES-SS


BRAND NEW OBESITY RATES ARE OUT.

WITH MORE THAN 35 PERCENT OF ITS RESIDENTS CONSIDERED OBESE, MISSISSIPPI HAD THE HIGHEST OBESITY RATE IN THE UNITED STATES IN 2013.

WHILE MONTANA HAS THE LOWEST RATE, WITH JUST 19 PERCENT OF RESIDENTS TIPPING THE SCALES,

OVERALL, THE OBESITY RATE ACROSS THE UNITED STATES HAS INCREASED SINCE 2008.

FLORIDA IS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE RANKINGS WITH 25 PERCENT OF PEOPLE HERE OBESE. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH OPEN-CLIP


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SODA EFFECTS-VO


A NEW REPORT OUTLINES SOME SIDE EFFECTS FROM DRINKING SODA REGULARLY.

RESEARCHERS FOUND PEOPLE WHO DRANK A REGULAR SODA EVERY DAY FOR SIX MONTHS SAW A 132 TO 142 PERCENT INCREASE IN LIVER FAT, AND A 117 TO 221 PERCENT JUMP IN SKELETAL FAT.

ANOTHER STUDY SHOWED COLAS CONTAIN PHOSPHATES AND COULD MAKE YOU AGE FASTER. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM


WOULDN'T IT BE GREAT IF YOU COULD JUST ZAP YOUR BACK PAIN AWAY?

NINE OUT OF TEN PEOPLE WILL EXPERIENCE SOME DEGREE OF PAIN OR STIFFNESS IN THEIR BACK- AND MANY ARE LOOKING BEYOND MEDICATION FOR RELIEF.

IN TODAYS HEALTH MATTERS AMY OSHIER SHOWS US HOW RADIO FREQUENCY IS BEING USED. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-PKG


BACK PAIN: A TROUBLESOME CONDITION FOR MILLIONS OF AMERICANS. FOR SOME IT'S A PASSING PAIN- FOR OTHERS THERE SEEMS TO BE NO RELIEF. EITHER WAY IT IS ONE OF THE MOST COMMON REASONS PEOPLE VISIT THE DOCTOR.

DR. ANDREW GROSS/INTERVENTIONAL PAIN SPECIALIST

RUNS:

3:18 Where pain seems to generate the most from are generally age dependent. Also how athletic they are, what type of work they do. 4:38 Low back pain tends to be the most pain complaint that we see.

WHEN BACK PAIN BECOMES A CHRONIC CONDITION- MANY PATIENTS ARE MOVING ON TO A 'NERVE NUMBING' PROCEDURE. CALLED RADIO FREQUENCY ABLATION- THE TECHNIQUE USES HEAT TO ZAP THE OFFENDING NERVES.

DR. ANDREW GROSS/INTERVENTIONAL PAIN SPECIALIST

RUNS:

34 They really are only sensory nerves. So they only sense pain or inflammation in the joint area. And you can get very specific by blocking those nerves and actually directing a very small needle with a hallowed out tip and it has a probe that vibrates with a radio frequency current and creates an illusion of the nerve and it burns it.

AMY OSHIER/REPORTING

RUNS:

Using radio frequency to block nerves can be a game-changer, especially for people who are caught in the middle- between drug treatments that no longer work and going all in on back surgery. The trade-off, is these nerves grow back in time.

DR. ANDREW GROSS/INTERVENTIONAL PAIN SPECIALIST

RUNS:

1:19 Nerves generally have a set rate of how they grow back. And so what we've discovered is it makes a difference how big of a lesion you can make in the nerve, sometimes it will take a lot longer to grow back. 1:41 Ideally forever would be nice.

THE END GAME IS TO USE RADIO FREQUENCY TO DISABLE NERVES, SO PAIN WON'T DISABLE YOUR LIFE. FOR LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM, I'M AMY OSHIER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-----


MARIJUANA REMORSE?

COLORADO IS LEARNING SOME TOUGH LESSONS MONTHS AFTER IT ALLOWED PEOPLE TO SMOKE FOR FUN.

NEXT AT FOUR HOW THEIR TROUBLES COULD IMPACT OTHER STATES IN DECIDING TO LEGALIZE IT. Return to index of stories...


A) MARIJUANA LAWS-2 SHOT VO


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BREAK FIVE


Break Five hits at 04:40:27 Return to index of stories...


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.

QUIETER WEATHER FOR FRIDAY

It was a very stormy Thursday across Southwest Florida, as a powerful storm system lifted northeastward out of the Gulf. The severe weather threat is over, but rain showers will continue this evening, with temps holding in the 60s. The rain will clear out overnight, with lows in the mid 60s.

Our storm system exits Friday, resulting in quieter weather. We'll keep some cloud cover around, with more sun expected late in the day. Cooler air will also move in, with highs only in the mid 70s.

The weekend remains in great shape. We'll see a heavy dose of sun and low humidity both Saturday and Sunday. Highs on Saturday will be in the upper 70s, with temps on Sunday in the low 80s. It will crisp in the morning, with lows both days in the 50s.

The nice weather looks to continue into next week. Mostly sunny skies will prevail Monday, with highs in the low 80s.

A few more clouds return Tuesday, with highs in the low to mid 80s.

It still looks like our next storm system will arrive midweek, bringing a good chance of showers across the area. Another round of cooler weather is now expected to close next week. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC


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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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CO MARIJUANA LAWS-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO


A MARIJUANA HANGOVER?

TWO MONTHS INTO COLORADO'S NEW RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA USE LAW AND THE STATE IS ALREADY LEARNING LESSONS AND FEELING THE EFFECTS.

LEANNE GREGG SHOWS US THE IMPACTS IT COULD HAVE ON MORE STATES TRYING TO CHANGE THE LAW. Return to index of stories...


CO MARIJUANA LAWS-PKG


CO :05 -:07

"This is one of the great social experiments of the 21st century"/"doing it right is going to have real importance."

COLORADO HAS BECOME THE FIRST PLACE IN THE WORLD TO TAX, REGULATE AND LEGALLY SELL CANNABIS FOR ADULT RECREATION USE.

AN EXPERIMENT THAT HAS OPENED A NEW FRONTIER WITH RAPID GROWTH.

"Everyone here realizes that we're taking part in a moment of history and we want to get it right"

"we're in Dixie's production factory."

TRIPP KEBER'S COMPANY IN DENVER IS PART OF THE FASTEST GROWING SECTOR OF THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY. INFUSED PRODUCTS.

"The company is so confident about business it's expanding into this 50,000 square foot state of the art facility and hopes to become a model for the industry."

DISCRETE AND WITH NO SMELL, THE EDIBLES INDUSTRY THAT NOW WORRIES GINA CARBONE WITH SMART COLORADO, AN ORGANIZATION THAT WORKS TO KEEP POT OUT OF THE HANDS OF KIDS.

"You shouldn't be able to put mj in any kind of food and that's what we're seeing right now. I mean everything from salad dressing to bbq sauce to pizza to ice cream."

EVEN COLORADO'S GOVERNOR IS CONCERNED ABOUT THE POTENTIAL IMPACT ON CHILDREN.ONE OF THE REASONS HE URGES OTHER STATES TO HOLD OFF ON MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION FOR NOW.

CO 1:11 - 1:15

"If I was in another state I'd wait a couple years to see if it is a good thing or a bad thing."

OTHER CHALLENGES HAVE SURFACED IN THE FIRST TWO MONTHS.

BANKS ARE STILL NOT PROCESSING POT BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS OVER FEAR OF FEDERAL PROSECUTION.

COLORADO'S HIGHWAY PATROL IS WORKING TO EDUCATE DRIVERS ON THE IMPACTS OF DRIVING WHILE 'HIGH'. EVEN RE-TRAINING OFFICERS TO BETTER IDENTIFY SOMEONE DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF CANNABIS.

BUT DESPITE THESE NEW CHALLENGES, SO FAR THE ROLL-OUT HAS BEEN SEEN AS A SUCCESS.

CO 1:40 - 1:46

"the first few months of legalized marijuana has gone well."

AS OTHER STATES. AND THE WORLD WATCH THE SOCIAL EXPERIMENT UNFOLD.

LEANNE GREGG NBC NEWS DENVER. Return to index of stories...


STEEL BEAMS-VO WIPE


HEAVY STEEL BEAMS TORE THROUGH A TRUCK AND NEARLY HIT THE DRIVER.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS DRAMATIC SCENE OUT OF OREGON.

A MAN WAS DRIVING THIS 18-WHEELER WHEN ANOTHER TRUCKER CUT HIM OFF.

HE WAS FORCED TO SLAM ON THE BRAKES CAUSING 30-THOUSAND POUNDS OF STEEL TO SHIFT ON HIS TRAILER.

STEEL BEAMS THEN CAME BARRELING INTO THE BACK OF THE CAB. Return to index of stories...


STEEL BEAMS-SOT VO


It went right by my head, right past it, yeah, inches past my head so yeah.

I was very lucky. If you look in the cab the only thing that's not crumbled is my seat and steering wheel. The dashboard is gone. Everything's gone. I was very lucky.

NOBODY WAS HURT IN THIS INCIDENT. Return to index of stories...


ASHES STOLEN-VO WIPE


A FUNERAL HOME DIRECTOR SAYS A CONNECTICUT COUPLE TOOK THE CREMATED REMAINS OF THEIR SON WITHOUT PAYING THEIR BALANCE.

THE THEFT WAS CAUGHT ON SURVEILLANCE VIDEO.

AUTHORITIES SAY IT ALL BEGAN WHEN THE COUPLE ARRIVED HERE TO PICK UP THE CREMATED REMAINS OF THEIR 8-MONTH-OLD SON.

THE DIRECTOR OF THE FUNERAL HOME CLAIMS HE WAS OWED ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


ASHES STOLEN-SOT VO


Pulls the ashes out and then comes upstairs, tells his girlfriend he's got the ashes and they both run out the door.Do they truly find closure knowing that they actually stole the ashes? Do they truly find closure knowing that they never did everything correctly?

THE FUNERAL DIRECTOR SAYS HE TOLD THE COUPLE HE WOULD HAPPILY HAVE REDUCED THE PRICE. Return to index of stories...


DRUNK TO GAMBLE-VO WIPE


A CALIFORNIA MAN IS SUING A LAS VEGAS CASINO, CLAIMING HE WAS TOO DRUNK TO GAMBLE.

MARK JOHNSTON FLEW INTO LAS VEGAS SUPERBOWL WEEKEND.

A BLACKOUT MAY COST HIM A HALF A MILLION DOLLARS.

WHEN PEOPLE STARTED TO FILL HIM IN ON WHAT HAPPENED JOHNSTON FOUND OUT HE BORROWED $500 GRAND FROM A CASINO AND LOST IT. Return to index of stories...


DRUNK TO GAMBLE-SOT VO


"I feel like they picked my pockets. I feel like they totally took advantage of a drunk guy. Its like walking down the street and the drunk guy is walking down the street and you just go ahead and reach and grab his pocket and steal all his money."

GAMING REGULATIONS DO STIPULATE THAT THE CASINO CAN BE DISCIPLINED FOR BOTH ALLOWING A VISIBLE DRUNK PERSON TO GAMBLE AND PROVIDING COMP DRINKS TO A VISIBLY DRUNK PERSON. Return to index of stories...


STAPLES TO CLOSE-VO


STAPLES IS SHUTTING DOWN 225 STORES IN NORTH AMERICA.

THE OFFICE SUPPLY RETAILER IS TRYING TO TRIM COSTS AMID WEAK SALES AND EARNINGS.

THE CLOSINGS REPRESENT 12-PERCENT OF ITS STORES IN NORTH AMERICA.

STAPLES HOPES TO SAVE 500 MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR THROUGH THE CLOSINGS AND OTHER COST CUTTING MEASURES.

THE STORES WILL CLOSE BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT YEAR. Return to index of stories...


ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP


PAUSE FOR AHEAD AT 5:00 CLIP

IPETER BUSCH IN THE NBC2 NEWSROOM.

NEW AT FIVE: IT TOOK TWO DECADES, BUT JUSTICE IS FINALLY SERVED FOR A LEE COUNTY DEPUTY--

WHO WAS SHOT BACK IN 1994.

WE HAVE NEWS ON THE CONVICTION, AND SENTENCE.

PLUS: WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT STUDENTS DID AFTER SEEING A GUN AT A LEE COUNTY SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


A) GILSON CONVICTED-NWSRM VO


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B) GUN AT ALVA MIDDLE SCHOOL-VO


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BREAK SIX


Break Six hits at 04:51:24 Return to index of stories...


7 MIL SHOPLIFTING-TC VIDBOX


MILLIONS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF GOODS STOLEN FROM STORES.

THIS IS NO ORDINARY SHOPLIFTING CASE.

INVESTIGATORS IN SUBURBAN CHICAGO SAY THEY LIVED THE LIFE OF LUXURY

ALEX PEREZ SHOWS US THIS SHOCKING CASE. Return to index of stories...


7 MIL SHOPLIFTING-PKG


THIS MORNING A FAMILY IS BEHIND BARS.CHARGED WITH SHOPLIFTING MORE THAN 7-

MILLION DOLLARS IN MERCHANDISE DURING A *DECADE* LONG ROBBERY SPREE

58-YEAR OLD BRANKO BOGDANOV, HIS WIFE LELA, AND THEIR 34 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER

JULIA, ARRESTED TUESDAY, OUTSIDE THEIR ONE-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLLAR HOME

IN THE POSH CHICAGO SUBURB: NORTHBROOK, ILLINOIS.

SOT Neighbor: "There were just cars lined up and down the street."

THE FAMILY.CHARGED WITH INTERSTATE TRANSPORTATION OF STOLEN PROPERTY.

AFTER ALLEGEDLY STEALING A VARIETY OF ITEMS FROM MULTIPLE STATES OVER THE

LAST TEN YEARS.INCLUDING AMERICAN GIRL DOLLS, COSMETICS, LEGOS, STEAK

KNIVES, EVEN BABY SUPPLIES.FROM STORES LIKE BARNES AND NOBLE AND TOYS R US

.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE FAMILY WOULD THEN SELL THE ITEMS ON E-BAY.

SOT Frank Benedetto/Secret Service "We identified transactions in E-Bay

that were similar in amounts of merchandise and types of merchandise that

were stolen from these stores.

THIS FEDERAL COMPLAINT, EVEN ACCUSING LELA OF WEARING A LONG SKIRT WITH

HIDDEN COMPARTMENTS SEWN INSIDE TO ALLEGEDLY HIDE LIFTED MERCHANDISE

NONE OF THE ACCUSED FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE ENTERED PLEAS. IF CONVICTED, EACH

FAMILY MEMBERS UP TO TEN YEARS BEHIND BARS.

SOT Michael Falconer/Branko Bogdanoc Public Defender

"He seemed to me to be pretty upbeat and thinking this wasn't going to be

a big deal." Return to index of stories...


ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP


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5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT


WE JUST GOT NEW INFORMATION ON TWO STUDENTS ARRESTED AT SCHOOL AFTER A GUN WAS FOUND ON CAMPUS IN LEE COUNTY THIS MORNING.

DETAILS AT FIVE.

AND A WASHOUT AT THE TWINS GAME TODAY -- NBC2 THERE AS FANS WERE TOLD TO FIND SHELTER!

THE NEWS AT FIVE IS NEXT. Return to index of stories...


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