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ANCHOR SUPERS HL1) KOMEN RACE-REM LIVE
DIRECTORS PAGE HL3) CLEAN WATER FIGHT-TRX-VOTOPS
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS
HEADLINES 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX ANIBOX
HL4) WEATHER-OMNITOPS 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
HL1) BED BATH AND BEYOND FIRE-TRIPBOX TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
HL2) FGCU WINS-SOTVO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
HL3) DOG ATTACKED BY GATOR-SOTVO KOMEN RACE-2 SHOT
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CG WX ANIBOXES KOMEN RACE-REMLIVE
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL KOMEN RACE-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP KOMEN RACE-FSS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC KOMEN RACE-REMLIVE
BATH AND BODY WORKS FIRE-TC MON VO FM SPRING BREAK-TRX VO
FGCU WINS-TRX-NATTOPS SCREECH OWL RESCUE-WIPE-VOTOPS
FGCU WINS-PLASMA VO DUNN SENTENCING UPDATE-TRX-VOTOPS
FGCU WINS-SOTVO OC CAPE CHILD NEGLECT ARREST-SSTOPS
DOG ATTACKED BY GATOR-VO CLEAN WATER FIGHT-TC MON VO
DOG ATTACKED BY GATOR-SOTVO CLEAN WATER FIGHT-SOTVO OC
PATRICK SMITH SENTENCED-TRX-SSTOPS (2) CAPE CREDIT CARD FRAUD-SS
UKRAINE LATEST-TRX-VO RUBIO AT CPAC-VO
UKRAINE LATEST-SOTVO TEASE: BOSTON MARATHON RUNNERS-2SHOT
DICKS SPORTING GOODS OPENS TODAY-FSS FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
SECTIONS OF OLD US 41 CLOSED-MAP BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
SHRIMP FEST ON FMB-ZM MAP VO TOPS STORIES-TRIP BOXES
KOMEN AND FAIR-ZM MAP BATH AND BODY WORKS FIRE-VOTOPS
NATIONAL CEREAL DAY-VO FGCU WINS-VOTOPS
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2 SHOT VO KOMEN RACE-VOTOPS
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-VOTOPS 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TOPS TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-2 SHOT WX CENTER TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING-SS VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING-SOTVO
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP NON PROFIT HOME AUDIT-VO
CHARCO BATTERY-trx SSTOPS BOSTON MARATHON RUNNERS-TRX-VO
ALVA GUN AT SCHOOL-VOTOPS, SS BOSTON MARATHON RUNNERS-SOTVO
COLLIER GHOST CARS-VO-WIPE WORLD WIDE UNIFORM DIETS-OC VO
CAPE GOLF COURSE UPDATE-OC VO SUGAR CONSUMPTION-TRX-VOTOPS
CAR INTO OCEAN UPDATE-TRX, OC, VO PAYING FOR DUKE WITH PORN-OC VO
OBAMA IN MIAMI-OC VO PAYING FOR DUKE WITH PORN-TRXSOTVO
BUFFALO WINGS TURNS 50-OC VO WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX
SPRING FOWARD ON SUNDAY-OC VO COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2 SHOT VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
LEE COUNTY SCHOOL ACCREDITATION-OTS OC TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
ANIMAL SERVICE ORDINANCE-VO TS1) BED BATH AND BEYOND FIRE-VOTOPS
ANIMAL SERVICE ORDINANCE-SOTVO TS2) FGCU WINS GAME-VOTOPS
GATOR CAGE-PLASMA VO TS3) UKRAINE LATEST-VOTOPS
GATOR CAGE-SOTVO OC TS4) DOG VS GATOR-VOTOPS
THREE OAKES GATOR PIC-SSTOPS TS5) GOST CARS-VOTOPS
FGCU CAR TROUBLE-NATSVO TS OBAMA IN MIAMI-VOTOPS
TEASE AHEAD TO 6:30AM-TC MON ON CAM TS DUNN SENTENCING UPDATE-VOTOPS
TRASHY FM BEACH-VO IN TC MON TS CAPE CHILD NEGLECT ARREST-SSTOPS
CAPE CHILD NEGLECT-VO IN TC MON TS SPRING FORWAR SUNDAY-VOTOPS
TEASE WX APP ALERT-SSTOPS DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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HEADLINES


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HL4) WEATHER-OMNITOPS


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HL1) BED BATH AND BEYOND FIRE-TRIPBOX


OVERNIGHT BED BATH AND BEYOND IN CAPE CORAL NEARLY DAMAGED AS THIS FIRE ERUPTED.

WHAT HAPPENED TO CAUSE SUCH A CHaOTIC SCENE.

OUR TEAM WAS THERE AS FIRE FIGHTERS WORKED ENDLESSLY TO PUT OUT THE FLAMES. Return to index of stories...


HL2) FGCU WINS-SOTVO


Greatest game I've ever seen and I've seen a lot of games. go dunk city!

SOARING TO VICTORY!

IT WAS AN EPIC NIGHT FOR F-G-C-U AS THE MENS BASKETBALL TEAM DEFEATS EAST TENNESSE STATE UNIVERSITY AND INCHES CLOSER TO THE N-C-DOUBLE A TOURNAMENT.

HIGHLIGHTS STRAIGHT AHEAD. Return to index of stories...


HL3) DOG ATTACKED BY GATOR-SOTVO


My pit bull was on top of the gator. Pinning the gator down trying to save his sister

DOG VERSUS GATOR!

THIS CANINE HAD NO FEAR AS IT BATTLED IT OUT WITH A ALIGATOR WHO INVADED HIS TERRITORY.

WHAT HAPPENED NEXT MIGHT MAKE YOU CRINGE.

YOUR NEWS AT 6:00 STARTS RIGHT NOW! Return to index of stories...


6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CG WX ANIBOXES


WE HAD SOME WET WEATHER YESTERDAY BUT THINGS ARE LOOKING DIFFERENT TODAY.

GOOD MORNING IM KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND IM CLAY MILLER

LETS HEAD OVER TO CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB.

SHE'S IN OUR FIRST ALERT STORM TRACKING CENTER WITH WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TODAY.HALEY? Return to index of stories...


6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


BATH AND BODY WORKS FIRE-TC MON VO


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW!

The bed bath and beyond in the cape might smell like a campfire.but, it doesn't look like one. NBC-2 WAS ON THE SCENE OF A OVERNIGHT FIRE right outside the store.

IT HAPPENED AROUND 11 OCLOCK ON NORTH EAST PINE ISLAND ROAD.

FIRE FIGHTERS SAY A LARGE COMMERCIAL TRASH COMPACTOR BEHIND THE BUILDING CAUSED THE FLAMES.

FIREFIGHTER'S WORKED HARD TO MAKE SURE NO FIRE HAD SPREAD INTO THE BUSINESS.

THERE WAS NO DAMAGE TO THE BUSINESS AND NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE REMAINS UNDETERMINED PENDING THE INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WINS-TRX-NATTOPS


jones draining a 3 with one second left on the clock and the crowd erupts

THAT'S THE SHOT THAT CLINCHED A TRIP TO THE ATLANTIC SUN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE F-G-C-U MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WINS-PLASMA VO


THE EAGLES CAME OUT ON TOP WITH A 69-64 WIN AGAINST EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY.

AND IT WAS THE 12TH CROWD SELL OUT AT ALICO ARENA.

IT WAS NOT A REAL GOOD SHOOTING FIRST HALF FOR THE EAGLES.

THEY SHOT UNDER 30 PERCENT.

BERNARD THOMPSON.PUT THEM UP 34-33 AT THE HALF.

ETSU MADE A 5-0 RUN.

CAPPED BY THE THREE FROM LESTER WILSON.

TIED AT 62 LATE.ETSU MISSES THEIR CHANCE TO TAKE THE LEAD AND THE BALL BOUNCES FGCU'S WAY.

THE EAGLES AVOID THE UPSET AND ADVANCE TO SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WINS-SOTVO OC


JUST SO YOU KNOW.

TICKETS ARE ALREADY SOLD OUT FOR SUNDAY'S GAME.

THE ONLY WAY SOME WILL BE AVAILABLE IS IF THE VISITING TEAM DOES NOT USE ITS CONFERENCE-MANDATED ALLOTMENT OF 350.

IF THEY DON'T, THEY'RE ON SALE STARTING AT 1 P.M. SATURDAY. Return to index of stories...


DOG ATTACKED BY GATOR-VO


this morning 2 dogs have some war wounds IT WAS A SCARY SITUATION IN CAPE CORAL.

A 7 FOOT GATOR SERIOUSLY HURT ONE MAN'S TWO DOGS IN HIS OWN FRONT YARD.

IT HAPPENED ON SOUTHEAST 43RD LANE IN CAPE CORAL EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

DOGS OLLIE AND HONEY ARE RECOVERING FROM WHAT THEIR OWNER CALLS A BRUTAL FIGHT.

JAMES SCHEIBLE SAYS HE WOKE UP TO THE SCREACHING SOUND.

WHEN HE GOT OUTSIDE-HE FOUND THE DOGS UNDERNEATH A TRAILER IN THE FRONT YARD-FIGHTING WITH A 7-FOOT GATOR. Return to index of stories...


DOG ATTACKED BY GATOR-SOTVO


I thought for sure she was dead. Possibly eaten or suffocated.

THANKFULLY THE DOGS ARE OK--

THEIR OWNER TELLS US OLLIE HAD TO HAVE HER TONGUE SEWED BACK ON AND HONEY NEEDED STAPLES IN HER HEAD TO STOP THE BLEEDING.

F-W-C CONFIRMS THE GATOR WAS REMOVED FROM THE NEIGHBORHOOD. Return to index of stories...


PATRICK SMITH SENTENCED-TRX-SSTOPS (2)


ALL NEW THIS MORNING.

A LEHIGH ACRES MAN HAS JUST BEEN SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS IN PRISON.

PATRICK SMITH WAS FOUND GUILTY OF MURDERING AND KIDNAPPING A DRUG DEALER IN NEW JERSEY.

HIS GIRLFRIEND WAS ASPIRING MODEL JESSICA FRENCH.

SHE PLEADED GUILTY TO A LESSER CHARGE AND AGREED TO HELP PROSCUTORS WITH THEIR CASE AGAINST SMITH. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE LATEST-TRX-VO


right now WESTERN LEADERS ARE SITTING IDLE, WAITING FOR A RESOLUTION TO THE TENSIONS IN CRIMEA.

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA SPENT AN HOUR SPEAKING OVER THE PHONE WITH RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN ON THURSDAY, STRESSING THE U-S POSITION ON UKRAINE.

THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS OBAMA INDICATED THE NEED FOR A DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION AND DIRECT TALKS BETWEEN UKRAINE AND RUSSIA.

THIS AS AN UPCOMING REFERENDUM IN CRIMEA CALLS FOR THE PENINSULA TO LEAVE UKRAINE AND BECOME PART OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE LATEST-SOTVO


"The proposed referendum on the future of Crimea would violate the Ukrainian constitution and violate international law. Any discussion about the future of Ukraine must include the legitimate government of Ukraine."

NOTE THE WORD "LEGITIMATE."

PUTIN HAS TAKEN A DIFFERENT STANCE, CALLING THE INTERIM GOVERNMENT OF UKRAINE "ILLEGITIMATE"

THE RESULT OF A UNCONSTITUTIONAL REVOLUTION.

MEANWHILE, THE U-S HOUSE APPROVED A ONE-BILLION-DOLLAR FINANCIAL AID PACKAGE FOR UKRAINE BY AN OVERWHELMING VOTE, AS BOTH SIDES OF THE AISLE STOOD TOGETHER. Return to index of stories...


DICKS SPORTING GOODS OPENS TODAY-FSS


SPORTS LOVERS JUST SO YOU KNOW--

DICK'S SPORTING GOODS IN FORT MYERS CELEBRATING ITS GRAND OPENING.

THE CELEBRATION RUNS TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY AT THE RETAILER'S NEW PAGE FIELD COMMONS ON CLEVELAND AVENUE.

THE STORE OPENS AT 8:00 THIS MORNING AND SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT 9:00

AND FOR A SPECIAL TREAT ON SATURDAY, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL ALUM EDDIE MURRAY WILL APPEAR IN-STORE FROM 12:30 P.M. TO 2:30 P.M. Return to index of stories...


SECTIONS OF OLD US 41 CLOSED-MAP


ALSO HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND.

SECTIONS OF OLD US 41 WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE NATIONAL ART FESTIVAL AT RIVERSIDE PARK IN DOWNTOWN BONITA SPRINGS,

ON FRIDAY MARCH 7TH THE PORTION OF OLD 41 WILL BE CLOSED FROM RAGSDALE TO REYNOLDS.

FROM SATURDAY MARCH 8TH - SUNDAY MARCH 9TH OLD 41 WILL BE CLOSED FROM RAGSDALE TO WILSON.

ALTERNATE ROUTES WILL BE MARKED AND OLD US 41 WILL RE-OPEN TO ALL THROUGH TRAFFIC ON MONDAY MARCH 10TH. Return to index of stories...


SHRIMP FEST ON FMB-ZM MAP VO


IT'S GOING TO BE A BIG WEEKEND IN LEE COUNTY.

ON FORT MYERS BEACH SPRING BREAK WILL COUPLE WITH THE ANNUAL SHRIMP FESTIVAL.

THE MATANZAS PASS BRIDGE CLOSES AT NINE AM SATURDAY FOR THE PARADE.

WHICH STARTS AT NOON.

EVERY KIND OF DISH YOU CAN IMAGINE WILL BE SERVED. BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

EACH YEAR THE FESTIVAL HONORS THE SHRIMPERS WHO CALL FORT MYERS BEACH THEIR HOME PORT. Return to index of stories...


KOMEN AND FAIR-ZM MAP


AND TAKE A LOOK AT THIS MAP.

THERE WILL BE ALOT OF TRAFFIC THIS WEEKEND.

JUST A REMINDER THIS IS THE LAST WEEKEND OF THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AND LEE COUNTY FAIR.

ALSO 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.

AND THE RED SOX TAKES ON THE ORIOLES SATURDAY AT JET BLUE PARK. Return to index of stories...


NATIONAL CEREAL DAY-VO


GRAB THAT BOWL OF CORN FLAKES.

TODAY, IS NATIONAL CEREAL DAY.

CEREAL HAS BEEN KNOWN AS THE MOST POPULAR BREAKFAST FOOD IN AMERICA.

FOR MANY, THE DAY STARTS OUT WITH A BOWL OF CEREAL.

IT'S A MEAL THAT ADULTS AND CHILDREN ALIKE CAN ENJOY, AND HAVE DONE SO FOR CENTURIES.

WHETHER YOU'RE A MILK SLURPER OR SPOON USER, CEREAL HAS BECOME A COMFORT FOOD ENJOYED MORNING, NOON OR NIGHT.

HERE IS A FUN FACT FUN FACTS:

CORN FLAKES WERE ACCIDENTALLY INVENTED WHEN THE KELLOGG BROTHERS MESSED UP A BATCH OF GRANOLA. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2 SHOT VO


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW--

A STUDENT BROUGHT A GUN TO AN ALVA SCHOOL.

AND ADMINISTRATORS SAY THE STUDENTS WERE NEVER IN DANGER.

MORE ON THAT STORY IN A MINUTE---

PLUS

HAVE NO FEAR!

THE GHOST CARS ARE HERE!

WHY DEPUTIES WILL BE HARD TO SPOT ON THE ROADS --

AS THEY TRY TO CATCH YOU. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-VOTOPS


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FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

LENTH 2:27 Return to index of stories...


6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TOPS


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6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-2 SHOT WX CENTER


ALOT OF ACTIVITIES GOING ON THIS WEEKEND HALEY.THERE'S GOING TO BE PLENTY THINGS TO DO IN LEE COUNTY HOW WILL THE WEATHER LOOK FOR THOSE GOING OUT TO SOME OF THESE EVENTS. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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CHARCO BATTERY-trx SSTOPS


THIS MORNING THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE TELLING US THAT AN 88-YEAR OLD MAN TRIED TO SOLICIT AN UNDERCOVER DETECTIVE IN A PARK BATHROOM.

TAKE A LOOK.

88-YEAR OLD JOHN DI-GERONIMO FACES BATTERY CHARGES.

DEPUTIES SAY HE FOLLOWED THE DETECTIVE INTO THE BATHROOM AT SUNRISE PARK, TOLD HIM HE HAD A "HOT BODY" AND THEN, GRABBED HIS GROIN. Return to index of stories...


ALVA GUN AT SCHOOL-VOTOPS, SS


NOW TO A STORY THAT WE'VE BEEN ON TOPS OF.

NEW DETAILS THIS MORNING ABOUT THE TWO TEENS ACCUSED OF BRINGING A GUN TO THEIR SCHOOL IN ALVA.

ARREST REPORTS SHOW STUDENTS TOLD THE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER THAT

DEMETRIUS BROWN HAD AN UNLOADED HANDGUN ON THE BUS THURSDAY.

STUDENTS CLAIM MIGUEL MARQUEZ THEN HID THE GUN IN THE TRASH OF ONE OF THE SCHOOL'S RESTROOMS.

JUST WEDNESDAY - DEPUTIES SAY MARQUEZ BROUGHT 22 BULLETS TO SCHOOL.

OFFICIALS FOUND THE AMMUNITION AND TOOK IT AWAY, BUT DIDN'T SUSPEND HIM.

A SPOKESPERSON SAYS STUDENTS AT THE K-THROUGH-EIGHT SCHOOL WERE NEVER IN DANGER. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER GHOST CARS-VO-WIPE


NEW TACTICS TO FIGHT DRUNK DRIVING.

THATS WHATS ON THE THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENTS AGENDA.

TAKE A LOOK AT THESE.

THE FRONT LOOKS LIKE A POLICE CAR, WITH THE MESSAGE -- so it says THIS RIDE IS ABOUT 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

THE BACK LOOKS LIKE A TAXI AND SAYS THIS RIDE COSTS 20-DOLLARS.

IT'S JUST ONE OF FOUR NEW "GHOST" CARS THE DEPARTMENT ROLLED OUT.

DEPUTIES SAY THE STEALTH CARS WILL HELP CATCH AGGRESSIVE AND IMPAIRED DRIVERS --

BUT THEY CAN ALSO BE USED AS EDUCATIONAL TOOLS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE GOLF COURSE UPDATE-OC VO


MORE THAN HALF A MILLION DOLLARS.

THAT'S HOW MUCH CAPE CORAL SAYS THEY SPENT ON LEGAL FEES FOR THE NOW BLIGHTED GOLF COURSE IN THE SOUTHEAST CAPE.

NBC2 RECIEVED A COPY OF THE TOTALS.

THE MONEY WAS SPENT AFTER THE CITY WAS SUED BY THE OWNERS WHO WANTED TO BUILD A SHOPPING CENTER.

EVENTUALLY THE CITY PREVAILED.

FOR YEARS THE PROPERTY'S FUTURE WAS IN LIMBO.

NOW THE CITY IS REACHING OUT TO INVESTORS TO BUY THE THE LAND TO RESTORE THE GOLF COURSE. Return to index of stories...


CAR INTO OCEAN UPDATE-TRX, OC, VO


NOW TO AN NBC-2 UPDATE.

DAYTONA BEACH POLICE ARE ON THE DEFENSIVE THIS MORNING.

IT ALL HAS TO DO WITH THIS STORY MAKING NATIONAL HEADLINES.

THIS WEEK ONE OF THEIR OFFICERS PULLED OVER THE WOMAN WHO LATER DROVE HER MINIVAN FULL OF CHILDREN INTO THE OCEAN.

THE OFFICER PUT IN HIS NOTES THAT SHE APPEARED TO BE SUFFERING FROM A MENTAL ILLNESS- BUT LET HER GO.

POLICE SAY THE LADY DIDN'T FIT THE CRITERIA TO BE INVOLUNTARILY COMMITTED UNDER STATE LAW.

RIGHT NOW SHE'S UNDERGOING A MENTAL EVALUATION.

WITNESSES RESCUED THE KIDS. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA IN MIAMI-OC VO


LOOKING AHEAD THIS MORNING.

THE FIRST FAMILY WILL BE IN THE SUNSHINE STATE.

PRESIDENT AND MRS. OBAMA WILL HEAD TO MIAMI TODAY.

THEY WILL VISIT A HIGH SCHOOL CLASSROOM, THEN MISTER OBAMA WILL SPEAK ABOUT EXPANDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE MIDDLE CLASS AND HOW A GOOD EDUCATION SYSTEM IS CRITICAL FOR THE COUNTRY'S ECONOMIC SUCCESS.

THE OBAMAS WILL THEN SPEND THE WEEKEND IN THE FLORIDA KEYS. Return to index of stories...


BUFFALO WINGS TURNS 50-OC VO


THIS NEXT STORY IS FINGER LICKIN GOOD.

BUFFALO CHICKEN WINGS IS CELEBRATING A MILESTONE.

50 YEARS AGO A PARTY WAS HELD AT THE ANCHOR BAR IN BUFFALO, NEW YORK.

THE OWNER. BACK IN 1964. WHIPPED UP THE SNACK AT THE REQUEST OF HER SON, AFTER A GROUP OF HIS FRIENDS GOT HUNGRY WHILE HAVING LATE-NIGHT DRINKS.

SHE SERVED THEM DEEP FRIED CHICKEN WINGS COVERED IN HOT SAUCE. WITH CELERY AND BLUE CHEESE DRESSING ON THE SIDE. Return to index of stories...


SPRING FOWARD ON SUNDAY-OC VO


THIS SATURDAY NIGHT, BE SURE TO MOVE YOUR CLOCKS AHEAD ONE HOUR BEFORE BEDTIME.

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME BEGINS THIS SUNDAY.

UNFORTUNATELY WE'LL LOSE AN HOUR OF SLEEP.

BUT EXPERTS SAY YOU CAN HELP YOUR BODY ADJUST BY GOING TO BED A LITTLE EARLIER TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2 SHOT VO


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW--

A SURVEYOR BITTEN BY A 10-FOOT ALLIGATOR WHILE WORKING IN A WEST PALM BEACH CANAL HAS RETURNED TO WORK.

BUT TO MAKE SURE A GATOR ATTACK NEVER HAPPENS AGAIN, THE COMPANY HAS CREATED A NEW DEVICE TO KEEP EMPLOYEES SAFE. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

LENGTH 3:00 Return to index of stories...


6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


LEE COUNTY SCHOOL ACCREDITATION-OTS OC


THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS LIKELY TO KEEP ITS ACCREDITATION.

EDUCATIONAL EXPERTS INTERVIEWED DISTRICT STAFF - BOARD MEMBERS - AND VISITED SCHOOLS THIS WEEK.

OVER THE NEXT 60 DAYS THE TEAM WILL FINALIZE ITS REPORT AND APPROVE ACCREDITATION.

IT MEANS THE DISTRICT MEETS CERTAIN CRITERIA ASSURING THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION HERE. Return to index of stories...


ANIMAL SERVICE ORDINANCE-VO


AS YOU WAKE UP.

A NEW LEE COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL PLAN IS GETTING A LOT OF PUSH BACK.

THE COUNTY SAYS MOST PET OWNERS WILL HAVE TO SPAY AND NEUTER THEIR DOGS AND CATS.

A PUBLIC MEETING WAS HELD AT LEE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES WERE BREEDERS AND PET OWNERS VOICED THEIR CONCERNS.

LAST MONTH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVED THE OVERHAUL OF THE COUNTY'S ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE WHICH HAS SPARKED THE DEBATE.

SOME BREEDERS SAY THIER NOT ON BOARD WITH THE NEW COUNTY ORDINANCE FOR SEVERAL REASONS.

THEY CLAIM IT CURRENT LANGUAGE PLACES AN UNNECESSARY BURDEN ON RESPONSIBLE BREEDERS WHO FOLLOW ALL THE RULES.

PET OWNERS ALSO FEEL THEY SHOULDN'T BE FORCED TO SPAY OR NEUTUER THEIR PETS. Return to index of stories...


ANIMAL SERVICE ORDINANCE-SOTVO


Hopefully, the third time is the charm as they say, hopefully this third time we'll have an ordinance that everyone can hopefully we can move forward."

ANIMAL SERVICES OFFCIALS AGREED TO REMOVE A CLAUSE IN THE ORDIANCE THAT WOULD HAVE REQUIRED BREEDERS TO REGISTER WITH THE COUNTY.

BUT ULTIMATELY COMMISSIONERS WILL GET THE FINAL SAY. Return to index of stories...


GATOR CAGE-PLASMA VO


SCALING 10 FEET LONG. WITH RAZOR SHARP TEETH. THIS IS THE GATOR THAT CHOMPED DOWN ON THE FOOT OF A SURVEY WORKER IN WEST PALM BEACH CANAL.

JOSE MENDOZA -- WHO SURVEYS FOR THE WANTMAN GROUP -- SAYS THE ATTACK ON HIS FELLOW EMPLOYEE WAS A WAKE UP CALL.

SO HE AND OTHERS GOT TOGETHER AND DESIGNED THIS 8-FOOT CAGE.

MADE PURELY OUT OF LIGHT-WEIGHT ALUMINUM -- THIS CAGE NOW GOES WITH THIS CREW EVERYWHERE.

THE TEAM HANDS WHOEVER IS IN THE WATER PIPES THROUGH THE TOP -- ALL WHILE BEING COMPLETELY SURROUNDING BY BARS ONLY SMALL FISH COULD SWIM THROUGH. Return to index of stories...


GATOR CAGE-SOTVO OC


"I honestly think that if you're going to be working in their environment, then you should be as safe as you possibly can."

MENDOZA AND HIS TEAM CALL THEIR "ANTI-GATOR BOX" A GAME CHANGER.

THEY THINK OTHER COMPANIES WILL SEE IT -- AND FOLLOW SUIT NOT WANTING TO RISK ANOTHER CLOSE ENCOUNTER WITH GATOR-KIND. Return to index of stories...


THREE OAKES GATOR PIC-SSTOPS


AND CHECK THIS OUT.

HOW WOULD LIKE TO WALK OUT TO YOUR CAR AND SEE THIS?

A VIEWER WHO LIVES OFF THREE OAKS PARKWAY IN ESTERO SAYS AN ALLIGATOR WAS HIDING UNDER HIS CAR IN THE DRIVEWAY. Return to index of stories...


FGCU CAR TROUBLE-NATSVO


THIS MORNING EAGLE FEVER IS IN EFFECT IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

AND A SHORT VIDEO CLIP OF A CAR NEARLY ENDED F-G-C-U'S MEN'S BASKETBALL SEASON --BEFORE IT STARTED.

Nats of Promo

THE SCHOOL SHOWED THIS VIDEO DURING A KICKOFF EVENT IN OCTOBER.

AFTERWARD -- ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATORS NOTICED AN AD FOR COCONUT POINT FORD IN IT.

THAT VIOLATES N-C-A-A RULES.

SO, THE ENTIRE TEAM WAS DECLARED INELIGIBLE FOR TWO DAYS WHILE THE SCHOOL EDITED THE CLIP OUT OF THE VIDEO.

AFTER THE FIX -- IT WAS BACK TO NORMAL.

THE TEAM DIDN'T MISS A GAME OR EVEN PRACTICE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE AHEAD TO 6:30AM-TC MON ON CAM


OKAY CLAY--

HERE'S WHAT WE HAVE COMING UP AT SIX THIRTY.

CLASSY OR JUST STRAIGHT TRASHY?

WHAT EXACTLY ARE PEOPLE SAYING ABOUT LIFE ON FORT MYERS BEACH?

THE IDENTITY CRISIS ON THE SAND STRAIGHT AHEAD!

AND

DEPUTIES FOUND DRUGS, BUGS--

AND EVEN HUMAN WASTE--

WHY A CAPE CORAL MOTHER IS IN JAIL RIGHT NOW.

AND WHERE OFFICERS FOUND HER DAUGHTER. Return to index of stories...


TRASHY FM BEACH-VO IN TC MON


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CAPE CHILD NEGLECT-VO IN TC MON


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TEASE WX APP ALERT-SSTOPS


AND IF YOU HAVE ANYTHING PLANNED THIS WEEKEND YOU CAN STAY TRACK THE LATEST WEATHER IN YOUR AREA RIGHT FROM YOUR PHONE -- WITH THE NBC 2 WEATHER APP.

YOU GET SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAM OF METEORLOGISTS --

AND THE AREA'S ONLY LIVE DOPPLER RADAR.

TO GET THE APP -- JUST SEARCH "NBC 2 W-X."

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


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

LENGTH 2:37 Return to index of stories...


HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL1) KOMEN RACE-REM LIVE


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HL3) CLEAN WATER FIGHT-TRX-VOTOPS


AND A CLEAN WATER FIGHT.

SEE WHY ACTIVISTS ENVIRONMENTALISTS AND SOME LIFELONG SOUTHWEST FLORIDIANS ARE FED UP AND FIRED UP TO IMPROVE OUR WATER QUALITY. Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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


THE RAIN HAS COME AND GONE.

THIS MORNING IS LOOKING VERY DIFFERENT FROM YESTERDAY.

GOOD MORNING IM CLAY MILLER.

AND IM KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND HOPEFULLY that's A GOOD SIGN FOR THE WEEKEND.

OUR CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS HERE TRACKING YOUR WEATHER FOR THE DAY.

SHE'S IN OUR FIRST ALERT STORM TRACKING CENTER WITH THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


KOMEN RACE-2 SHOT


IT'S TIME TO GET PASSIONATE FOR PINK AGAIN!

SUSAN G KOMEN'S SOUTHWEST FLORIDA RACE FOR A CURE IS HAPPENING TOMORROW.

THE 8TH ANNUAL EVENT DRAWS IN THOUSANDS OF SUPPORTERS AND RAISES HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS.

THIS YEAR THE EVENT IS SO BIG, ORGANIZERS ARE KICKING IT OFF A DAY EARLIER WITH A PINK OUT PARTY.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE AT COCONUT POINT MALL WITH A PREVIEW OF THE COMMUNITY EVENT AND HOW SURVIVORS GET GLAMED UP BY PRO-STYLISTS. Return to index of stories...


KOMEN RACE-REMLIVE


SHOW AND TELL SOMETHING DIFFERENT.

THE PARTY, WHICH STARTS AT 4 TODAY WILL HAVE EVERYTHING FROM FOOD TO LIVE MUSIC.

BUT THAT'S NOT ALL. Return to index of stories...


KOMEN RACE-VO


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KOMEN RACE-FSS


FULLSCREEN 2

REMEMBER, YOU CAN ALSO REGISTER FOR THE RACE AT TONIGHT'S EVENT AND AND AT THE EVENT TOMORROW MORNING BEGINNING AT 6:30 AM.

THE 5K RACE STARTS AT 8AM FOLLOWED BY THE WALK AT 8:15. Return to index of stories...


KOMEN RACE-REMLIVE


COUNT ON NBC2 NEWS TEAM TO BE THERE ALL MORNING LONG AND TO BRING YOU COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THIS EVENT.

LIVE IN LEE COUNTY, DANIELLE KOLENIAK, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


FM SPRING BREAK-TRX VO


IT'S NO DOUBT THAT SPRING BREAK IS IN FULL EFFECT IN FORT MYERS.

BUT IS IT A PLACE FOR RUMP SHAKING?

OR A PLACE TO TAKE THE KIDS?

FIRST - CO-ED DOT COM RANKED THE SPRING BREAK DESTINATION AS THE NINTH TRASHIEST VACATION SPOT IN THE NATION.

PARTLY DUE TO LANI KAI'S FAMOUS BOOTY SHAKING CONTEST AND FIREMAN'S SHOW ON THE SAND.

THEN - TRIPADVISOR SAYS THEY BELIEVE IT'S THE SEVENTH FAMILY-FRIENDLY SPOT IN THE U-S.

OTHER FLORIDA CITIES MADE TRIP ADVISOR'S LIST.

THAT INCLUDES MIAMI BEACH.PANAMA CITY.SIESTA KEY.NAPLES.ORLANDO.SANIBEL ISLAND.AND KEY WEST. Return to index of stories...


SCREECH OWL RESCUE-WIPE-VOTOPS


A SCREECH OWL IN COLLIER COUNTY IS OKAY THIS MORNING AFTER GETTING STUCK IN GLUE ON A RAT TRAP.

A MAN FOUND IT IN HIS YARD AND TOOK IT TO THE CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

WORKERS SAY THE GLUE RUINED MOST OF ITS FLYING FEATHERS.

THEY USED VEGETABLE OIL TO FREE IT.

THE SCREECH OWL IS FEDERALLY PROTECTED.

IT COULD STAY AT THE CONSERVANCY FOR A YEAR OR UNTIL IT GROWS BACK ITS FEATHERS AND CAN FLY. Return to index of stories...


DUNN SENTENCING UPDATE-TRX-VOTOPS


A JUDGE HAS DENIED A REQUEST TO DELAY THE SENTENCING HEARING FOR MICHAEL DUNN.

HE'S THE JACKSONVILLE MAN WHO SHOT INTO A CAR WITH TEENS OVER LOUD MUSIC.

ONE TEEN DIED.

A JURY CONVICTED HIM ON THREE COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER.

A JUDGE DECLARED A MISTRIAL OVER A COUNT OF SECOND DEGREE MURDER.

DUNN FACES AT LEAST 60 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER.

DUNN WILL BE SENTENCED NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CHILD NEGLECT ARREST-SSTOPS


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING.

A MOTHER IS ACCUSED OF LIVING IN DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS WITH HER DAUGHTER.

VANESSA GREENWELL FACES CHILD NEGLECT.

CAPE CORAL OFFICERS SAY SHE WAS LIVING WITH A MAN IN A HOUSE FULL OF DRUGS, BUGS, FECES AND URINE--

IT'S JUST OFF SANTA BARBARA BOULEVARD.

OFFICERS TRIED TO ARREST THE MAN WEDNESDAY

HE RAN AND LEFT THE GREENWELL'S DAUGHTER ALONE.

HE WAS WATCHING THE GIRL AS GREENWELL WAS AT WORK. Return to index of stories...


CLEAN WATER FIGHT-TC MON VO


LIFE LONG RESIDENTS -- ACTIVISTS -- ENVIRONMENTALISTS.

THEY ALL UNLEASHED ON THE STATE'S DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

THEY'RE FURIOUS ABOUT DIRTY WATER BEING DUMPED INTO LEE COUNTY THROUGH THE LAKE OKEECHOBEE WATER RELEASES.

F-D-E-P'S WATER QUALITY TEAM SAYS THEY don't HAVE THE RESOURCES TO MONITOR CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT OUR AREA.

THOSE FIGHTING FOR CHANGE SAY STATE LEADERS NEED TO PAY MORE ATTENTION TO THE PROBLEM. Return to index of stories...


CLEAN WATER FIGHT-SOTVO OC


1615 "To see it go to hell from the point where it was when I was a boy to the point where it is now, it hurts"

OFFICIALS SAY WATERWAYS NEED TO BE STUDIED THOROUGHLY BEFORE THEY CAN SET STRICTER STANDARDS.

THEY ADMIT -- IN MANY CASES -- THAT ISN'T HAPPENING DUE TO LACK OF TIME, MONEY AND MANPOWER. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CREDIT CARD FRAUD-SS


CAPE CORAL OFFICERS ARE LOOKING FOR A MAN THEY SAY STOLE A CREDIT CARD AND RACKED UP A BILL.

ABOUT THREE WEEKS AGO -

THEY SAY THE MAN YOU SEE WEARING A PURPLE SHIRT WENT INTO THE WAL-MART ON DEL PRADO BOULEVARD SOUTH AND BOUGHT AN I-PAD WITH A STOLEN CREDIT CARD.

IF YOU RECOGNIZE THIS MAN OR KNOW ANYTHING -

TAKE A GOOD LOOK AGAIN --

CALL CAPE CORAL POLICE. Return to index of stories...


RUBIO AT CPAC-VO


FLORIDA SENATOR MARCO RUBIO SAYS THE UNITED STATES IS THE ONE NATION THAT CAN RALLY PEOPLE WORLDWIDE AGAINST THE RISE OF TOTALITARIAN GOVERNMENTS.

RUBIO SPOKE AT THE CONSERVATIVE POLITICAL ACTION CONFERENCE IN MARYLAND.

HE SAYS PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA HAS A "FLAWED FOREIGN POLICY" THAT HAS LED TO INTERNATIONAL HOT SPOTS.

HE REFERENCED RUSSIA AND THE UKRAINE AND IRAN'S ATTEMPTS TO DEVELOP NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

RUBIO SAYS POOR FOREIGN POLICIES IMPACT THE ECONOMY IN THE FORM OF HIGHER TAXES AND MORE REGULATIONS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE: BOSTON MARATHON RUNNERS-2SHOT


YOU'RE TIME RIGHT NOW ____

LOOKING FOR FINANCIAL AID --- UNDER THE SHEETS.

YOU HEARD THAT RIGHT -- STRAIGHT AHEAD -- FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE DUKE UNIVERSITY STUDENT'S ALTER EGO.

PLUS -- THE BOSTON MARATHON IS JUST WEEKS AWAY!

AND RUNNERS ARE GEARING UP FOR THE BIG RACE --

FIND OUT WHY SOME THINK THEY HAVE SOME UNFINISHED BUSINESS AFTER LAST YEAR'S BOMBINGS. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

LENGTH 3:07 Return to index of stories...


TOPS STORIES-TRIP BOXES


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BATH AND BODY WORKS FIRE-VOTOPS


HERE'S AN UPDATE ON SOME TOP STORIES THIS MORNING.

AN OVERNIGHT FIRE NEARLY DAMAGED A BED BATH AND BEYOND IN CAPE CORAL

IT HAPPENED AROUND 11 OCLOCK ON NORTH EAST PINE ISLAND ROAD.

FIRE FIGHTERS SAY A LARGE COMMERCIAL TRASH COMPACTOR BEHIND THE BUILDING CAUSED THE FLAMES.

THERE WAS NO DAMAGE TO THE BUSINESS AND NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE REMAINS UNDETERMINED PENDING THE INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WINS-VOTOPS


AND THE HYPE IS ONLY GETTING BIGGER AND BIGGER. AS FGCU MENS BASKETBALL GETS CLOSER AND CLOSER TO SUNDAY'S ATLANTIC SUN CONFERENCE TITLE GAME.

LAST NIGHT THEY DEFEATED EAST TENNESSE STATE UNIVERSITY.

THE SCORE WAS 69-64.

TICKETS TO SUNDAYS GAME IS SOLD OUT UNLESS VISITING TEAM DOES NOT USE ITS CONFERENCE-MANDATED ALLOTMENT OF 350. Return to index of stories...


KOMEN RACE-VOTOPS


AND THE SUSAN G. KOMEN RACE FOR THE CURE IS TOMORROW.

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...


6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Weather Trends

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION OR CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING-SS VO


RIGHT NOW WE ARE STILL WORKING TO GET THE NAME OF THE HENDRY COUNTY MAN WHO WAS SHOT DEAD BY POLICE.

WE BROKE THIS STORY YESTERDAY.

THE SHOOTING HAPPENED AROUND ALONG "E" ROAD IN LABELLE.

THIS WAS THE SCENE AS INVESTIGATORS COLLECTED EVIDENCE AT THE SCENE.

THE HENDRY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS DEPUTIES WERE ON THEIR WAY TO THE MAN'S HOUSE WHEN THEY ENCOUNTERED HIM IN THE ROAD.

THEY SAY HE WAS SUSPECTED OF BEATING A WOMAN AND WAS CARRYING TWO GUNS.

THEY SHOT HIM WHEN HE TURNED TOWARD THEM.

EYEWITNESSES SAY THEY HEARD UP TO TEN GUN SHOTS. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING-SOTVO


YULIANA LOPEZ/NEIGHBOR 35 we just got scared. we didn't know what the heck was going on. we just stepped out side. it seemed so close we thought maybe they were shooting this way or it could have hit our place

AUTHORITIES HAVE NOT IDENTIFIED THE DEAD MAN.

THE DEPUTIES INVOLVED ARE ON PAID LEAVE WHICH IS STANDARD IN THESE SITUATIONS.

THIS MORNING THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT IS STILL INVESTIGATING. Return to index of stories...


NON PROFIT HOME AUDIT-VO


A FORMER COLLIER COUNTY NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION ACCUSED OF MISUSING TAXPAYER MONEY TO MAKE A PROFIT CLAIMS. AN INTERNAL AUDIT PROVES THEY WEREN'T IN THE WRONG.

THE PROGRAM CALLED "HOME" WAS CREATED TO FIX-UP HOUSES AND SELL THEM TO LOW-INCOME FAMILIES.

THE COLLIER CLERK OF COURTS SAYS AN AUDIT SHOWS THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS ARE UNACCOUNTED.

THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE NOW-DEFUNCT NON PROFIT CLAIMS HE WAS THE VICTIM OF A WITCH HUNT -- HE SAYS HE PLANS TO SEND THE FINDINGS OF THE NEW AUDIT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT TO CLEAR THE GROUP'S NAME. Return to index of stories...


BOSTON MARATHON RUNNERS-TRX-VO


WITH THE BOSTON MARATHON SIX AND A HALF WEEKS AWAY, RUNNERS ARE BUSY TRAINING.

AND MANY ARE EAGER FOR SOME UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

APRIL FARNHAM HAS SPENT MONTHS RESISTING THE URGE TO TEAR OPEN THIS ENVELOPE.

IT CONTAINS A BOSTON MARATHON MEDAL -- SIMILAR TO THIS ONE -- MAILED TO HER FROM THE BOSTON ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION.

THE CENTRAL VERMONT RUNNER HAD JUST A FEW TENTHS OF A MILE TO GO ON LAST YEAR'S MARATHON COURSE --

BEFORE THE DEADLY TWIN BOMBINGS STOPPED HER AND MANY OTHERS IN THEIR TRACKS.

A YEAR LATER SHE'S BUSY PREPARING FOR ANOTHER BOSTON MARATHON. Return to index of stories...


BOSTON MARATHON RUNNERS-SOTVO


"When my friends are at the finish line, they'll hand this to me. And then they'll put that around my neck because then I'll feel like I deserve it. Right now I don't feel like I deserve it."

THE BOSTON ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION RECENTLY ANNOUNCED SEVERAL ITEMS WOULD BE BARRED FROM THE MARATHON COURSE, INCLUDING BACKPACKS, STROLLERS, AND COSTUMES THAT HIDE THE FACE.

THE 2014 BOSTON MARATHON IS COMING APRIL 21ST. Return to index of stories...


WORLD WIDE UNIFORM DIETS-OC VO


WHAT'S ON THE DINING ROOM TABLE IN MANY COUNTRIES ACROSS THE WORLD IS STARTING TO LOOK TOO SIMILAR, ACCORDING TO RESEARCHERS.

RESEARCHERS FOUND THAT DIETS ACROSS THE WORLD GREW ABOUT 36% MORE SIMILAR.

PEOPLE IN A GROWING NUMBER OF COUNTRIES ARE CONSUMING WHEAT, CORN, MEAT, DAIRY AND SOYBEANS.

THAT MEANS THEY'RE EATING FEWER UNIQUE, REGIONAL CROPS.

THE RESEARCHERS CALL THIS DANGEROUS.

THEY SAY IT'S NOT GOOD FOR HEALTH TO RELY ON SUCH A SHORT LIST OF MAJOR FOOD CROPS, BECAUSE IT MAKES THE GLOBAL FOOD SUPPLY DEPENDENT ON SUCH A SHORT LIST OF MAJOR FOOD CROPS. Return to index of stories...


SUGAR CONSUMPTION-TRX-VOTOPS


THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION WANTS YOU TO STOP EATING SO MUCH SUGAR.

THE ORGANIZATION IS PARTICULARLY CONCERNED ABOUT THE ROLE SUGAR PLAYS IN CAUSING DENTAL DISEASES WORLDWIDE.

IN DRAFT GUIDELINES PROPOSED THIS WEEK, -WHO- IS ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TO CONSUME LESS THAN FIVE PERCENT OF THEIR TOTAL DAILY CALORIES FROM SUGARS.

THAT'S ABOUT 25 GRAMS OF SUGAR--- OR SIX TEASPOONS-- FOR AN ADULT WITH A NORMAL BODY MASS INDEX.

A SINGLE CAN OF REGULAR SODA HAS ABOUT 40 GRAMS. Return to index of stories...


PAYING FOR DUKE WITH PORN-OC VO


A FRESHMAN AT DUKE UNIVERSITY SAYS SHE WORKS AS A PORN STAR TO PAY FOR SCHOOL.

A CLASSMATE FIRST OUTED THE 18-YEAR-OLD WHO GOES BY HER SCREEN NAME "BELLE KNOX."

WHEN THAT HAPPENED, KNOX DECIDED TO PUBLICLY REVEAL HER IDENTITY IN AN ARTICLE SHE WROTE FOR "X-O-JANE-DOT-COM."

SPEAKING WITH C-N-N'S PIERS MORGAN, KNOX SAYS SHE THINKS THE CHOICE TO TELL HER OWN STORY MADE HER DIFFERENT. Return to index of stories...


PAYING FOR DUKE WITH PORN-TRXSOTVO


To be in porn and to be able to be naked and to be able to be free and have that sexual autonomy, it is so incredibly freeing.

A WOMEN STUDIES MAJOR, KNOX SAYS THE COST OF GOING TO DUKE IS MORE THAN 60-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX


DR. BURKE IS CHECKING BACK IN TO GREY'S ANATOMY.

AFTER SEVEN YEARS, ISAIAH WASHINGTON IS SET TO REPRISE HIS ROLE AS THE HEART SURGEON AND FORMER FLAME OF CRISTINA YANG IN AN EPISODE AIRING IN MAY.

WASHINGTON WAS FIRED AFTER SEASON THREE FOR MAKING A GAY SLUR.

CREATOR SHONDA RHIMES SAID IN A STATEMENT THAT THE CHARACTER'S RETURN IS PART OF PROVIDING CLOSURE TO SANDRA OH'S CHARACTER CHRISTINA YANG, WHO IS SET TO LEAVE THE SERIES AT THE END OF THIS SEASON. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

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

PLUS-- A FINAL CHECK OF YOUR NBC-2 FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND A CHECK OF THE ROADS. Return to index of stories...


BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

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6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


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


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS1) BED BATH AND BEYOND FIRE-VOTOPS


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

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

IN THE DAY AHEAD --

INVESTIGATORS WILL WORK TO FIND OUT WHAT CAUSED A COMMERCIAL DUMPSTER TO CATCH ON FIRE.

IT HAPPENED AROUND 11 OCLOCK LAST NIGHT ON NORTH EAST PINE ISLAND ROAD IN CAPE CORAL.

THE DUMPSTER WAS CONNECTED TO THE BED, BATH AND BEYOND.

IT TOOK NEARLY THREE HOURS TO FULLY EXTINGUISH THE BLAZE.

THERE WAS NO DAMAGE TO THE BUSINESS AND NO INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


TS2) FGCU WINS GAME-VOTOPS


THE F-G-C-U MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM IS HEADED TO THE ATLANTIC SUN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP.

THEY BEAT EAST TENESSEE STATE 69-64 LAST NIGHT IN FRONT OF A SOLD OUT CROWD.

AND TICKETS ARE ALREADY SOLD OUT FOR SUNDAY'S GAME.

BUT -- IF THE VISITING TEAM DOESN'T USE UP ITS ALLOTED TICKETS --

THE REMAINING -- WILL BE ON SALE ON SATURDAY AT 1PM. Return to index of stories...


TS3) UKRAINE LATEST-VOTOPS


PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA IS DEMANDING RUSSIAN FORCES THAT HAVE OVERTAKEN UKRAINE'S CRIMEA REGION WITHDRAW AND GO BACK TO THEIR BASE.

MISTER OBAMA SPENT AN HOUR SPEAKING OVER THE PHONE WITH RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN ON THURSDAY, STRESSING THE U-S POSITION ON UKRAINE.

THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS OBAMA INDICATED THE NEED FOR A DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION AND DIRECT TALKS BETWEEN UKRAINE AND RUSSIA. Return to index of stories...


TS4) DOG VS GATOR-VOTOPS


TWO DOGS BATTLING IT OUT --- WITH GET THIS -- A 7 FOOT GATOR!

DOGS OLLIE AND HONEY ARE RECOVERING FROM WHAT THEIR OWNER CALLS A BRUTAL FIGHT.

IT HAPPENED WEDNESDAY MORNING IN CAPE CORAL.

THE DOGS ARE OKAY.

THE OWNER SAYS OLLIE HAD TO HAVE HER TONGUE SEWED BACK ON AND HONEY NEEDED STAPLES IN HER HEAD TO STOP THE BLEEDING.

THE GATOR WAS REMOVED FROM THE NEIGHBORHOOD. Return to index of stories...


TS5) GOST CARS-VOTOPS


CHECK OUT THESE CARS!

THEY'RE CALLED GHOST CARS.

IT'S THE NEW WAY THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFFI'S DEPARTMENT IS FIGHTING DRUNK DRIVING.

THE FRONT LOOKS LIKE A POLICE CAR, WITH THE MESSAGE -- THIS RIDE IS ABOUT 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

THE BACK LOOKS LIKE A TAXI AND SAYS THIS RIDE COSTS 20-DOLLARS.

DEPUTIES SAY THE STEALTH CARS WILL HELP CATCH AGGRESSIVE AND IMPAIRED DRIVERS. Return to index of stories...


TS OBAMA IN MIAMI-VOTOPS


PRESIDENT OBAMA AND THE FIRST LADY ARE MAKING THEIR WAY TO MIAMI TODAY.

THEY WILL VISIT A HIGH SCHOOL CLASSROOM, THEN MISTER OBAMA WILL SPEAK ABOUT EXPANDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE MIDDLE CLASS AND THE EDUCATION SYSTEM AS THE COUNTRY'S KEY TO ECONOMIC SUCCESS.

THE OBAMAS WILL THEN SPEND THE WEEKEND IN THE FLORIDA KEYS. Return to index of stories...


TS DUNN SENTENCING UPDATE-VOTOPS


MICHAEL DUNN'S REQUEST TO DELAY HIS SENTENCING HEARING IS DENIED.

HE'S THE JACKSONVILLE MAN WHO SHOT INTO A CAR WITH TEENS OVER LOUD MUSIC.

ONE TEEN DIED.

A JURY CONVICTED HIM ON THREE COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER.

A JUDGE DECLARED A MISTRIAL OVER A COUNT OF SECOND DEGREE MURDER.

DUNN FACES AT LEAST 60 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER.

DUNN WILL BE SENTENCED NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE CHILD NEGLECT ARREST-SSTOPS


A MOTHER IS FACING CHILD NEGLECT CHARGES THIS MORNING.

VANESSA GREENWELL IS ACCUSED OF LIVING IN DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS WITH HER DAUGHTER.

CAPE CORAL OFFICERS SAY SHE WAS LIVING WITH A MAN IN A HOUSE FULL OF DRUGS, BUGS, FECES AND URINE--

IT'S JUST OFF SANTA BARBARA BOULEVARD.

OFFICERS TRIED TO ARREST THE MAN WEDNESDAY.

WHEN HE RAN AND LEFT GREENWELL'S DAUGHTER ALONE. Return to index of stories...


TS SPRING FORWAR SUNDAY-VOTOPS


DON'T FORGET!

IT'S SPRING FORWARD THIS SUNDAY!

SO, SATURDAY NIGHT BEFORE YOU HIT THE BED -- MAKE SURE TO MOVE YOUR CLOCKS AHEAD ONE HOUR.

UNFORTUNATELY WE'LL LOSE AN HOUR OF SLEEP.

BUT EXPERTS SAY YOU CAN HELP YOUR BODY ADJUST BY GOING TO BED A LITTLE EARLIER TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT. Return to index of stories...


DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI


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FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM


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GOODBYE-4-SHOT


REMEMBER FOR BREAKING NEWS, WEATHER INFORMATION AND NEWS ONLINE, 24-HOURS A DAY, HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE--

NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...