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ANCHOR SUPERS GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH
DIRECTORS PAGE DESOTO MERCURY CLOSED AGAIN-TRX-SS-FLY
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT DESOTO MERCURY CLOSED AGAIN-LIVE
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP DESOTO MERCURY CLOSED AGAIN-VO
GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH DESOTO MERCURY CLOSED AGAIN-SOTVO
CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-TRX-SS-OBX DESOTO MERCURY CLOSED AGAIN-LIVE
CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-NEWSROOM 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX
CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-SS(2) 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER
CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-NEWSROOM TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-ANIBOX TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER NEW NBC WSJ POLL-TRX-OC-SS
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP FL SPECIAL ELEX-OC-TRX
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC FL SPECIAL ELEX-NEWSROOM
NEW NBC WSJ POLL-TRX-2SH-SS (3)-2SH FL SPECIAL ELEX-VO-CG
MISSING PLANE LATEST-2SH-TRX FL SPECIAL ELEX-NEWSROOM
MISSING PLANE LATEST-VO IN PLASMA FMB ELEX-TRX-CG
MISSING PLANE LATEST-SOTVO, PLASMA FL GI BILL-OC-VO
RUSSIA UKRAINE-TRX-OC-VO PINE ISLAND COURT-OTS-VO-SS
WINTER STORM-TRX-OC-MITTO-VO MIGRAINE CURE HEADBAND-TRX-OC-SS
WINTER STORM-WX WALL QUARTER HOUR PUSH-TRX-3SHOT BUB
GM INVESTIGATION-TRX-OTS FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
CVS PILLS-TRX-OTS BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
TWITTER OUTAGE-OTS 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL DAYLIGHT SAVING TIPS-2SH-TRX-3SHOT BUB
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP DAYLIGHT SAVING TIPS-BUB
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC DAYLIGHT SAVING TIPS-SS
FACEBOOK THREAT-TRX-OC-VO DAYLIGHT SAVING TIPS-BUB
SAN FRAN FIRE-TRX-VO IN PLASMA CONSTRUCTION BURGLARY-OC-VO
CO EXPLOSION-TRX-VO IN PLASMA CONSTRUCTION BURGLARY-SOTVO
SINCLAIR TRIAL DELAYED-OC-VO DRUG HOUSE ODYSSEY-OC-VO-BNR
SENATE CIA-OC-VO HIGH TECH DOG COLLAR-TRX-OC-SS
MELISSA SMITH COURT-OC-VO-SS WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-SOTVO
BYOD CONTROVERSY-OC-VO COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
BYOD CONTROVERSY-SOTVO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
COLLIER CYBERBULLYING-OTS BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
OIL DRILLING-OC-VO TS CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-VOTOPS-SS (2)
OIL DRILLING-SOTVO TS DESOTO MERCURY-SSTOPS-VO
FORDS BOAT HOUSE-OC-VO TS PINE ISLAND COURT-SSTOPS-VO
MOPHIE SPACE PACK-TRX-OC-SS TS FL SPECIAL ELEX-VOTOPS
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS TS FMB ELEX-SSTOPS
BBMANN WAR HORSE-TRX-NATSVO TS FACEBOOK THREAT-VOTOPS
tease desoto mercury-TRX-SOT TS FL GI BILL-VOTOPS
tease fl special elex-TRX-VO TS BYOD CONTROVERSY-VOTOPS
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS TERM LIMITS-SSTOPS
HL1) DESOTO MERCURY-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP TS WINTER STORM-VOTOPS-MITTO
HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
HL3) DAYLIGHT SAVING-TRX-VO FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


NEW THIS MORNING

Cape Mayoral Fight

DEVELOPING NOW

Way Off Course

LOOKING AHEAD

Weather Rollercoaster

ALL NEW THIS MORNING ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY.

IS IT THE END OF THE CAPE CORAL MAYORAL FIGHT?

FORMER MAYOR JOHN SULLIVAN VERSUS CURRENT MAYOR MARNI SAWICKI.

THE JUDGE'S LATEST RULING IN A LIVE REPORT.

PLUS, WAAAY OFF COURSE!

SOT James Hall, Fmr Chairman, ntsb "it would certainly appear that either the flight crew or there's else someone in the cockpit that is making some decisions that don't really compute."

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON THE MISSING PLANE. RAISING EVEN MORE QUESTIONS. IN A LIVE REPORT.

AND NBC-2 CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING A WILD WEATHER ROLLERCOASTER!

A TASTE OF SPRING IS FOOLING CITIES THAT ARE ABOUT TO GET WHOPPED WITH MORE WINTER WEATHER!

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


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH


A BUSY WEDNESDAY AS YOU WAKE UP.

GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA I'M CLAY MILLER.

AND I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

WE BEGIN WITH A BRAND NEW STORY OVERNIGHT --- Return to index of stories...


CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-TRX-SS-OBX


THE SOAP OPERA ELECTION SAGA IN CAPE CORAL MAY FINALLY BE OVER!

THAT'S RIGHT!

YOU'LL REMEMBER FORMER MAYOR JOHN SULLIVAN ASKED A JUDGE TO HAVE A CHANGE OF HEART AND RECONSIDER HER DECISION.

THIS MORNING WE'RE LEARNING THE JUDGE HAS MADE HER FINAL DECISION.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY JOINS US LIVE FROM THE NEWS ROOM WITH THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-NEWSROOM


KRISTA CLAY GOOD MORNING.

A LEE COUNTY JUDGE SAYS NO CHANGE OF HEART. HER DECISION IS FINAL.

JOHN SULLIVAN ASKED HER TO THROW OUT THE ENTIRE ELECTION--- SHE SAYS THE CASE IS MERITLESS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-SS(2)


SAWICKI TOOK TO TWITTER AGAIN SENDING OUT THIS TWEET, IT READS ---JUDGE LABODA RULED YESTERDAY TO DENY THE MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION IN THE RECOUNT CASE!

DNC COMMITEEMAN MATT SMITH RESPONDED TO SAWICKI'S TWEET SAYING.

" HOW MUCH MONEY DID THE COUNTY WASTE JUST BECAUSE SOMEONE IS A SORE LOSER. I HOPE HE IS BILLED FOR THE LOSS." Return to index of stories...


CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-NEWSROOM


SAWAKI'S LEGAL FEES ALONE HAVE TOPPED MORE THAN SIXTY FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS SO FAR. SULLIVAN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COSTS. SO FAR HE HAS NOT AGREED TO PAY. THE COURT CANT FORCE HIM TO PAY, BUT LIKE ANY OTHER BILL, INTEREST WILL ACCUMULATE AND HIS CREDIT WILL SUFFER.

WE WILL SEE IN THE COMING DAYS WHAT THE FORMER MAYOR DECIDES TO DO NEXT.

LIVE IN THE NEWS ROOM SAM SWEENEY NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


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


TIME NOW FOR YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S ---

AND CHIEF METEOROLOIGTS HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING SOME RAIN ON THE RADAR AND A CHANGE COMING UP IN THE FORECAST IN THE NBC-2 FIRST ALERT STORM TRACKING CENTER. Return to index of stories...


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


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


NEW NBC WSJ POLL-TRX-2SH-SS (3)-2SH


YOU DIDN'T SEE THIS STORY LAST NIGHT ---

A BRAND NEW NBC NEWS WALL STREET JOURNAL POLL WAS JUST RELEASED AFTER MIDNIGHT ON THE 2014 ELECTION ---

AND WE HAVE THE RESULTS BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

IT SHOWS PRESIDENT OBAMA'S NUMBERS KEEP FALLING.

HE RECEIVED HIS LOWEST MARKS EVER, WINNING APPROVAL FROM ONLY 41 PERCENT.

GEORGE W. BUSH WON APPROVAL FROM 37 PERCENT AT THE SAME POINT IN HIS PRESIDENCY.

AND REPUBLICANS AND EVERYONE IN WASHINGTON IS IN TROUBLE TOO.

THE G-O-P WAS VIEWED POSITIVELY BY ONLY 27 PERCENT AND NEGATIVELY BY 45 PERCENT.

54 PERCENT SAID THEY WOULD OUST EVERY SINGLE MEMBER OF CONGRESS IF THEY COULD.

ALSO, THE HEALTH CARE LAW IS UNPOPULAR.

35 PERCENT SAID OBAMACARE IS A GOOD IDEA, WHILE 49 PERCENT SAID IT'S A BAD ONE.

AND THERE'S MORE TO COME IN OUR 6:30 HALF HOUR.

WE'LL BREAK DOWN HOW AMERICANS FEEL ABOUT FOREIGN WARS AND GOVERNMENT SPENDING. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE LATEST-2SH-TRX


THE MYSTERY OF MALAYSIAN FLIGHT 370 IS NOW WELL INTO ITS 5TH DAY.

BUT THERE IS STILL NO SIGN OF PLANE, PASSENGERS OR CREW.

MORE NATIONS ARE JOINING THE SEARCH.

BUT THE FLIGHT'S POTENTIAL PATH IS CAUSING MORE CONFUSION THIS MORNING.

NBC-2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH IS LIVE IN STUDIO WITH THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE LATEST-VO IN PLASMA


THE MYSTERY DEEPENS.

AUTHORITIES NOW SAY THE MALAYSIAN AIRLINES JET VEERED FAR OFF COURSE, AFTER TURNING OFF ITS TRANSPONDER TRACKING SIGNAL. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE LATEST-SOTVO, PLASMA


SOT James Hall, Fmr Chairman, NTSB

"it would certainly appear that either the flight crew or there's else

someone in the cockpit that is making some decisions that don't really

compute."

sot col. ganyard

"it's haphazard, its scattershot."

THE MALAYSIAN MILITARY SAYS FLIGHT 370 BANKED HARD TO THE LEFT AND THEN FLEW FOR AN HOUR OVER HUNDREDS OF MILES OF LAND NEVER SOUNDING AN ALARM.

AND NO ONE REPORTED A PLANE DOWN.

THIS MORNING, NEW QUESTIONS ABOUT THE COCKPIT CREW.

THE AIRLINE SAYS IT'S INVESTIGATING THE CO-PILOT, 27 YEAR OLD FARIQ ABDUL HAMID, FOR POSSIBLE VIOLATIONS OF SAFETY STANDARDS.

ACCORDING TO AN AUSTRALIAN NEWS REPORT, THESE TWO YOUNG WOMEN WERE INVITED BY HAMID TO RIDE WITH HIM IN THE COCKPIT DURING A 2011 FLIGHT.

WITH MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS, CRITICISM OF THE INVESTIGATION IS MOUNTING.

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RUSSIA UKRAINE-TRX-OC-VO


NOW TO THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE.

TODAY, PRESIDENT OBAMA WILL WELCOME THE PRIME MINISTER OF UKRAINE TO THE WHITE HOUSE.

LATE TUESDAY NIGHT, THE HOUSE PASSED A RESOLUTION CONDEMNING RUSSIA'S ACTIONS IN UKRAINE.

AND UKRAINE'S OUSTED PRESIDENT MADE A STATEMENT, SAYING HE IS STILL THE LEADER OF THE COUNTRY, AND ACCUSED THE U-S AND THE WEST OF BACKING FASCISTS.

MEANWHILE, THE U-S STATE DEPARTMENT SAYS NEGOTIATIONS ARE ON-GOING, AND IS DETERMINED TO FIND A DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION BETWEEN RUSSIA AND UKRAINE. Return to index of stories...


WINTER STORM-TRX-OC-MITTO-VO


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW AS YOU GET READY FOR THE DAY ---

WE'RE ALREADY SEEING FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT THANKS TO ANOTHER WALLOP OF WINTER WEATHER UP NORTH.

SO FAR FOUR FLIGHTS ARE CANCELED FROM CHICAGO, ONE FROM DETROIT AND ONE FROM NEW YORK.

FROM CHICAGO TO BOSTON, PEOPLE GOT A TASTE OF SPRING THAT'S FOOLING CITIES.

IT WAS SPRING TIME ON TUESDAY AND NOW SNOW IS COMING TOMORROW.

AS WE MONITOR SOCIAL MEDIA THIS MORNING --- THE BACK AND FORTH WEATHER IS CONFUSING, AND ANNOYING THE NATION.

HALEY'S TRACKING IT ALL ON THE MAP BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR. Return to index of stories...


WINTER STORM-WX WALL


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GM INVESTIGATION-TRX-OTS


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING ---

MORE TROUBLE FOR GENERAL MOTORS.

THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT IS THE LATEST TO INVESTIGATE G-M'S HANDLING OF A

KNOWN IGNITION DEFECT. THE AUTOMAKER KNEW FOR YEARS ABOUT THE PROBLEM. BUT IT ONLY ISSUED A RECALL LAST MONTH. 13 DEATHS ARE BLAMED ON THE DEFEC Return to index of stories...


CVS PILLS-TRX-OTS


CVS IS ALSO THE TARGET OF A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION. OVER MISSING PAIN PILLS.

PHARMACISTS AT FOUR CALIFORNIA BRANCHES ARE ALLEGED TO HAVE LOST TRACK OF SOME 37-THOUSAND HYDROCONDONE TABLETS.

CVS COULD BE FINED $29 MILLION DOLLARS IF TRUE. Return to index of stories...


TWITTER OUTAGE-OTS


THIS MORNING AS YOU WAKE UP --- EMBARRASSMENT FOR TWITTER.

THE SOCIAL NETWORKING SERVICE CRASHED YESTERDAY DURING AN UPGRADE.

EVEN WORSE, IT HAPPENED WHILE A CO-FOUNDER WAS SPEAKING AT THE SOUTH-BY-SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE IN AUSTIN! Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT


YOU DIDN'T HEAR ABOUT THIS LAST NIGHT.

POLICE FLOODED FACEBOOK'S HEADQUARTERS IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA OVERNIGHT AFTER GETTING A THREAT.

WE'LL show YOU WHAT HAPPENED.

YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

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6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


FACEBOOK THREAT-TRX-OC-VO


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING ----

POLICE FLOODED FACEBOOK'S HEADQUARTERS IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TO INVESTIGATE A THREAT THEY LATER FOUND WASN'T CREDIBLE.

POLICE SAY FACEBOOK'S CAMPUS WAS LOCKED DOWN TUESDAY NIGHT AFTER SAN FRANCISCO POLICE GOT A REPORT OF A THREAT SHORTLY AFTER 7 P.M.

THE THREAT WAS FOUND TO BE UNSUBSTANTIATED, BUT THEY WOULD NOT GIVE FURTHER DETAILS.

EMPLOYEES WERE ALLOWED TO LEAVE ABOUT 8:30 P.M.

MORE THAN 6-THOUSAND PEOPLE WORK FOR THE SOCIAL MEDIA GIANT, BUT IT WASN'T CLEAR HOW MANY WERE AT THE HEADQUARTERS AT THAT HOUR. Return to index of stories...


SAN FRAN FIRE-TRX-VO IN PLASMA


NOW WE'RE UPDATING THIS INTENSE SCENE IN SAN FRANCISCO

A MAJOR FIRE BURNING IN THE MISSION BAY NEIGHBORHOOD SENDING AN ENORMOUS PLUME OF BLACK SMOKE HIGH INTO THE SKY.

ONE FIREFIGHTER SUFFERED SECOND-DEGREE BURNS TO HIS FACE.

THE FIVE-ALARM FIRE THAT BEGAN AROUND 5 in the afternoon. RAVAGED A HIGH-RISE BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION.

NEARBY RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN EVACUATED.

THE RED CROSS IS ON SCENE.

ABOUT 150 FIREFIGHTERS REMAINED ON SCENE THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT.

THE CAUSE OF THE BLAZE IS NOT IMMEDIATELY CLEAR. Return to index of stories...


CO EXPLOSION-TRX-VO IN PLASMA


AND TAKE A LOOK AT THIS --- AN EXPLOSION CAUGHT ON VIDEO ---- LIT UP THE NIGHT SKY IN AURORA, COLORADO CAUSING QUITE A FIERY SIGHT.

A SECURITY CAMERA AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL CAPTURED THE MOMENT WHEN A 1-THOUSAND POUND PROPANE TANK EXPLODED AT THE VETERAN'S AFFAIRS HOSPITAL CONSTRUCTION SITE.

THE FIREBALL COULD BE SEEN FOR MILES AS IT ROCKED NEARBY NEIGHBORHOODS AND RAINED DOWN DEBRIS.

NO MAJOR DAMAGE OR INJURIES.

THE CAUSE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


SINCLAIR TRIAL DELAYED-OC-VO


THIS IS A BIG HEADLINE AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING ---

A HIGH-RANKING ARMY OFFICIAL ACCUSED OF SEXUALLY ASSAULTING A SUBORDINATE. IS GETTING A SECOND CHANCE AT A PLEA DEAL.

BRIGADIER GENERAL JEFFREY SINCLAIR IS ACCUSED OF SODOMIZING A FEMALE BY FORCE AND FACES COURT-MARTIAL ON A NUMBER OF CHARGES.

BUT THAT COURT-MARTIAL WAS PUT ON HOLD TUESDAY TO WORK ON A NEW PLEA DEAL.

THE JUDGE SAID NEW E-MAILS SHOWED SENIOR PENTAGON OFFICIALS HAD EXERCISED "UNDUE COMMAND INFLUENCE" IN PUSHING FOR PROSECUTION IN THE CASE. Return to index of stories...


SENATE CIA-OC-VO


THIS MORNING TENSIONS BETWEEN ONE OF THE SENATE'S TOP LAWMAKERS AND THE C-I-A HAVE BOILED OVER,

WITH SENATE INTELLIGENCE CHAIR DIANNE FEINSTEIN OPENLY ACCUSING THE AGENCY OF SPYING ON CONGRESS.

C-I-A DIRECTOR JOHN BRENNAN IS UNDER FIRE AND SAYS THE CIA "WAS NOT TRYING TO BLOCK ANYTHING AND THAT THE MATTER IS BEING DEALT WITH IN THE APPROPRIATE WAY."

FEINSTEIN'S CHARGE IS THAT THE CIA HACKED SECURE COMPUTERS THE SENATE WAS USING, TRYING TO HIDE THE SMOKING GUN OF BRENNAN'S OWN POLICIES. Return to index of stories...


MELISSA SMITH COURT-OC-VO-SS


NOW AN NBC-2 UOPDATE.

A FORMER LEHIGH ACRES DAYCARE WORKER CHARGED WITH A TODDLERS DROWNING ON HER WATCH WILL GO TO TRIAL IN JUNE.

DEPUTIES SAY TWO YEAR OLD CHRISTIAN BYRD DROWNED IN A KIDDIE POOL AT MELISSA SMITH'S DAYCARE.

THE DEATH HAPPENED LAST SUMMER.

INVESTIGATORS SAY SMITH LEFT CHRISTIAN AND OTHER CHILDREN ALONE WHILE SHE WENT INTO THE HOME.

SMITH IS CHARGED WITH NEGLIEGENT MANSLAUGHTER AND CHILD NEGLECT. Return to index of stories...


BYOD CONTROVERSY-OC-VO


WE'RE STAYING ON TOP OF THIS ONE ----

THE COLLIER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MAY LOOK AT CHANGING ITS "BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE PROGRAM", AFTER SOME PARENTS GOT FURIOUS ABOUT IT.

MORE THAN A DOZEN PARENTS SHOWED UP TO THE SCHOOL BOARD MEETING TUESDAY WITH A PETITION TO REMOVE THE PROGRAM FROM ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

THE PROGRAM ALLOWS STUDENTS TO BRING CELL PHONES AND TABLETS INTO THE CLASSROOM.

IT WAS PUT IN PLACE AT THE BEGINNING OF THIS SCHOOL YEAR-

BUT THESE PARENTS SAY IT DOES MORE HARM THAN GOOD. Return to index of stories...


BYOD CONTROVERSY-SOTVO


Erika Donalds

Parents Rock, Collier County

27:21-27:26

Students need to learn how to use their brains before they learn how to use an electronic device to look up words

PARENTS SAY THE PROGRAM IS DISTRACTING-

TAKES AWAY FROM LEARNING, AND RAISES CONCERNS OVER INTERNET USE.

THE SCHOOL BOARD SAYS THEY'D FIRST LOOK AT MAKING THOSE CHANGES AT THE ELEMENTARY LEVEL. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER CYBERBULLYING-OTS


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

THE COLLIER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD APPROVED A NEW CYBER BULLYING POLICY.

IT WILL PREVENT THE SCHOOL FROM BEING ABLE TO PUNISH STUDENTS FOR ANYTHING THAT HAPPENS OFF CAMPUS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO


SO YOU PROBABLY KNOW THE PAIN WHEN YOUR IPHONE BATTERY DIES BEFORE YOU GET THE CHANCE TO REFUEL.

A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS ---

HOW YOU CAN GET TWICE THE BATTERY LIFE.

AND WE'RE REVIEWING THE LATEST BROADWAY SHOW AT BARBARA B MANN. TONY AWARD WINNING DRAMA "WAR HORSE". YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

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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...


OIL DRILLING-OC-VO


THIS FIGHT IS NOT ENDING ANY TIME SOON.

HUNDREDS OF ANTI OIL DRILLING AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS PACK TWO MEETINGS IN COLLIER COUNTY TO GET THE PLANS TOSSED.

GROUPS CAME OUT TUESDAY NIGHT TO THE BIG CYPRESS SWAP ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING AND THE OTHER SPONSORED BY THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

THEY WANT TO STOP DRILLING EAST OF GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

SOME WORRY DRILLING WILL CONTAMINATE THEIR DRINKING WATER.

OTHERS SAY IT WILL DISTURB WILDLIFE LIKE THE PANTHER WHICH IS ENDANGERED. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING-SOTVO


Marty Rondeau/ against oil drilling "I'm just scared for my children

and my grand children. And because I went through this."

04:21:42-04:21:48

THERE ARE ACTIVE OIL FIELDS IN FLORIDA, BUT GROUPS SAY THE ONE IN GOLDEN GATES IS TOO CLOSE TO WHAT'S IMPORTANT LIKE FAMILIES AND THE FLORIDA PANTHER WILDLIFE REFUGE.

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


FORDS BOAT HOUSE-OC-VO


NBC2 GETS AN EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK AT THE LATEST ADDITION COMING SOON TO THE CAPE CORAL YACHT CLUB.

THIS IS THE "BOATHOUSE TIKI BAR AND GRILL."

IT'S GOING IN WHERE THE ONCE FAMOUS "KC'S RIVERSTOP" ONCE WAS.

THIS IS ONE OF THE LATEST VENTURES FROM THE GUYS BEHIND "FORD'S GARAGE AND "THE FIRESTONE" RESTAURANT.

THE GROUP WAS ABLE TO LEASE THE PROPERTY FROM THE CITY FOR THE NEXT 20 YEARS.

AS YOU CAN SEE A LOT OF WORK HAS GONE INTO THE LOCATION. THEY'VE ACTUALLY ADDED 22-HUNDRED SQAURE FEET TO THE SITE.

IT'S SLATED TO OPEN IN MID-APRIL. Return to index of stories...


MOPHIE SPACE PACK-TRX-OC-SS


NOW AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT ---

IT'S CALLED THE MOPHIE SPACE PACK, AND LIKE OTHER MOPHIES, THIS LATEST IPHONE CASE CAN BE USED TO EXTEND YOUR BATTERY WELL INTO OVERTIME, UP TO 8 HOURS-PLUS OF EXTRA TALK TIME.

THE BONUS HERE COMES WITH THE ADDITIONAL STORAGE.

ACCORDING TO MOPHIE, YOU CAN STORE UP TO 16-THOUSAND MORE PHOTOS, UP TO 9-THOUSAND MORE SONGS OR UP TO 14 MORE HOURS OF VIDEO.

BUT IT ISN'T CHEAP.

THE 16-GIGABYTE VERSION COSTS $150 DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


TIME NOW TO SAY HELLO AND GOOD MORNING TO OUR NBC2 FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY.

THIS IS KEVIN KOBIE OF FORT MYERS

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LIKE US - AND YOU COULD BE NEXT! Return to index of stories...


BBMANN WAR HORSE-TRX-NATSVO


nats of actors singing

WAR HORSE GALLOPS INTO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. THE WINNER OF FIVE TONY AWARDS IN 2011 OPENED LAST NIGHT AT BARBARA B MANN. BASED ON THE BELOVED NOVEL BY MICHAEL MORPURGO, IT'S POWERFULL, MOVING, AND AN IMAGINATIVE DRAMA. AT IT'S HEART ARE LIFE SIZED PUPPETS THAT BRING TO LIFE BREATHING, GALLOPING AND A FEEL YOU ARE WITNESSING A REAL HORSE. IT'S PLAYING AT THE BBMANN TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


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tease fl special elex-TRX-VO


AND THIS IS A BIG HEADLINE BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

PRESIDENT OBAMA'S HEALTH CARE OVERHAUL IS GETTING ITS FIRST TEST DURING FLORIDA'S SPECIAL ELECTION.

OUR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH BREAKS IT DOWN IN A LIVE REPORT. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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HL1) DESOTO MERCURY-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP


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HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL3) DAYLIGHT SAVING-TRX-VO


AND OUR DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE WITH A STORY MANY PEOPLE CAN RELATE TO ---

ADJUSTING TO DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME.

AND THREE THINGS YOU CAN START TODAY. Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH


WE HAVE A LOT GOING ON AS YOU WAKE UP.

GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND I'M CLAY MILLER.

WE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW A DEVELOPING STORY OUT OF DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL -- Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MERCURY CLOSED AGAIN-TRX-SS-FLY


A MERCURY SPILL HAS THE SCHOOL CLOSED AGAIN TODAY --

WE'RE LEARNING AN 8TH GRADE STUDENT FOUND THE MERCURY INSIDE OF HIS HOME, THOUGHT IT WAS COOL, AND BROUGHT IT TO SCHOOL.

NBC2'S CLIFTON FRENCH HAS BEEN FOLLOWING THIS STORY SINCE IT BROKE --

CLIFF -- A LOT OF QUESTIONS FOR PARENTS THIS MORNING -- FIRST, IS EVERYONE OKAY? Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MERCURY CLOSED AGAIN-LIVE


SO FAR, THERE HAVE BEEN NO SIGNS THAT ANYONE IS SICK -- BUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY IS TAKING THIS SERIOUSLY --

THE EPA AND SEVERAL OTHER AGENCIES ARE HEADED BACK HERE TODAY -- Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MERCURY CLOSED AGAIN-VO


THIS IS VIDEO FROM THAT INITIAL SWEEP YESTERDAY.

A CLEAN-UP CONTRACTOR IS HEADED TO THE SCHOOL TODAY.

WE'RE LEARNING THAT STUDENT BROUGHT ABOUT HALF AN OUNCE OF MERCURY TO THE SCHOOL.

THE EPA FOUND UP TO 6 CLASSROOMS WERE CONTAMINATED --

HEALTH OFFICIALS ALSO SEARCHED THE CHILD'S HOME WHERE THEY FOUND MORE CONTAMINATION.

THIS MORNING -- THE FAMILY HAS BEEN MOVED OUT OF THEIR HOUSE WHILE IT IS ALSO BEING CLEANED -- Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MERCURY CLOSED AGAIN-SOTVO


Robert Turnipseed, Assoc. Dir. Instructional Services

47:19-30

"From what we understand, he found it. It was in a shed or his house or something in an old scale. He put it in bottle, thought it was neat and brought it to school."

RIGHT -- SCHOOL IS BEING KEPT CLOSED ON A DAY BY DAY BASIS - Return to index of stories...


DESOTO MERCURY CLOSED AGAIN-LIVE


CONCERNED PARENTS CAN DROP OF THEIR KIDS CLOTHES AND SHOES AT THE BUS LOOP HERE AT THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FOR TESTING BY HEALTH OFFICIALS FROM 7-9 THIS MORNING --

JUST MAKE SURE IT'S IN A SEALED PLASTIC BAG --

ANOTHER DROP OFF TIME IS SCHEDULED HERE FROM 4-6 THIS AFTERNOON.

LIVE IN ARCADIA, CF, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


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


TIME NOW FOR YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S ---

AND CHIEF METEOROLOIGTS HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING SOME RAIN ON THE RADAR AND A CHANGE COMING UP IN THE FORECAST LATER THIS WEEK. Return to index of stories...


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


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


NEW NBC WSJ POLL-TRX-OC-SS


THIS IS BRAND NEW BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

AN NBC NEWS WALL STREET JOURNAL POLL RELEASED JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT FOCUSES ON THE 2014 ELECTION --- AND WE HAVE THE RESULTS AS YOU WAKE UP.

IT LOOKS LIKE AMERICANS HAVE LITTLE APPETITE FOR FOREIGN WARS.

47 PERCENT SAID THEY ARE LESS LIKELY TO VOTE FOR A CANDIDATE WHO BELIEVES THE U.S. SHOULD BE DOING MORE TO RESOLVE CONFLICTS AROUND THE WORLD.

ONLY 5 PERCENT SAID THE U.S. SHOULD TAKE ACTION ON ITS OWN TO RESOLVE THE CRISIS IN THE UKRAINE.

AND AMERICANS HAVE MIXED FEELINGS ABOUT GOVERNMENT SPENDING.

67 PERCENT SAID THEY ARE MORE LIKELY TO VOTE FOR A CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE WHO WILL BRING HOME FEDERAL DOLLARS AND PROJECTS.

THE SAME SHARE OF RESPONDENTS SUPPORT CUTTING FEDERAL SPENDING.

69 PERCENT ARE LESS LIKELY TO BACK A CANDIDATE WHO WANTS TO CUT SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE BENEFITS. Return to index of stories...


FL SPECIAL ELEX-OC-TRX


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

REPUBLICANS HAVE WON THE FLORIDA SPECIAL ELECTION.

AND BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR NBC 2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM WITH WHAT IT MEANS. Return to index of stories...


FL SPECIAL ELEX-NEWSROOM


REPUBLICAN LOBBYIST DAVID JOLLY'S VICTORY IN THE SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL FLORIDA'S VACANT 13TH DISTRICT IS A WIN THAT WILL LAUNCH A THOUSAND STORYLINES.

ESPECIALLY SINCE HIS CAMPAIGN FOCUSED ON BASHING OBAMACARE.

MOST POLITICAL OBSERVERS EXPECTED ALEX SINK TO WIN. Return to index of stories...


FL SPECIAL ELEX-VO-CG


SOME REPUBLICANS SAY THE WIN AGAINST A WELL-KNOWN AND WELL-FUNDED DEMOCRAT LIKE ALEX SINK, IS A SIGNAL OF THINGS TO COME IN NOVEMBER.

DEMOCRATS INSIST THE DISTRICT IS LESS DEMOCRATIC THAN PRESIDENT OBAMA'S NUMBERS SUGGEST AND THAT ALL REPUBLICANS CAME OUT TO VOTE, TO MAKE SURE THEY GOT THE SEAT.

HERE'S A LOOK AT THE ELECTION BOARD ---

JOLLY WON 48 PERCENT OF THE VOTE, COMPARED TO 47 PERCENT BY ALEX SINK. Return to index of stories...


FL SPECIAL ELEX-NEWSROOM


AND KRISTA, CLAY, MONEY SPENT BY OUTSIDE GROUPS FAR OVERSHADOWED WHAT THE CAMPAIGNS THEMSELVES SPENT,

BY NEARLY TWO TO ONE.

OUTSIDE MONEY SPENT IN THE RACE BALLOONED TO NEARLY $9 MILLION.

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


FMB ELEX-TRX-CG


IN CASE YOU MISSED IT LAST NIGHT ---

THE ELECTION RESULTS FOR FORT MYERS BEACH CITY COUNCIL ARE IN.

ANITA CERECEDA WAS THE TOP VOTE GETTER AT JUST OVER 25 PERCENT.

ALSO WINNING A SEAT ON THE COUNCIL WERE REXANN HOSAFROS AND SUMMER STOCKTON.

THE OTHER TWO CANDIDATES CHARLES BODENHAFER AND JOE KOSINSKI CAME UP SHORT. Return to index of stories...


FL GI BILL-OC-VO


A BIG BREAK IS IN STORE FOR VETERNAS IN FLORIDA.

WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT WHEN EXACTLY GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WILL SIGN THE SO-CALLED FLORIDA G-I BILL INTO LAW.

THE BILL PASSED TUESDAY IN THE LEGISLATURE PROMISES TO GIVE IN-STATE TUITION FOR HONORABLY DISCHARGED VETERANS-

REGARDLESS OF WHEN THEY MOVED TO THE STATE.

THE MEASURE ALSO INCLUDES COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS. Return to index of stories...


PINE ISLAND COURT-OTS-VO-SS


A PINE ISLAND MAN WILL MAKE HIS FIRST COURT APPEARANCE IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

AFTER A SIX-HOUR STAND-OFF WITH THE SWAT TEAM.

DEPUTIES SAY DUANE WYATT BARRICADED HIMSELF INSIDE HIS HOUSE --

AFTER HOLDING A MAN AT GUNPOINT.

WITNESSES SAY MARK SHAWL WAS THE ONE HE HELD AT GUNPOINT.

BUT ACCORDING TO DEPUTIES --

SHAWL WAS ABLE TO GRAB THE GUN AWAY FROM WYATT AND RUN.

CHECK OUT THIS INTENSE VIDEO OF THE SWAT TEAM.

A NEIGHBOR CALLED 9-1-1.

AND WHEN DEPUTIES TRIED TO QUESTION WYATT --

THAT'S WHEN THE STANDOFF BEGAN. Return to index of stories...


MIGRAINE CURE HEADBAND-TRX-OC-SS


ALL NEW IN THIS MORNING'S HEALTHCAST ---

HAVE YOU HEARD OF THE NEW MIGRAINE HEADBAND?

THE FDA JUST APPROVED IT.

IT DELIVERS ELECTRICAL NERVE STIMULATION AND CAN PREVENT THE ONSET OF MIGRAINE HEADACHES.

YOU PUT IT ON THE FOREHEAD JUST ABOVE THE EYES.

PATIENTS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO USE IT ONCE DAILY FOR 20 MINUTES.

IT'S BEEN SHOWN TO DECREASE THE NUMBER OF HEADACHES FOR MIGRAINE SUFFERERS.

THE ONLY CAVEAT HERE, ONLY 67 PATIENTS UNDERWENT TESTING FOR THE DEVICE. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-TRX-3SHOT BUB


THIS IS A BRAND NEW STORY OUR OVERNIGHT TEAM FOUND.

OUR DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE IN STUDIO WITH THE LINGERING EFFECTS OF DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME.

IT'S BEEN A FEW DAYS NOW SINCE THE SWITCH, BUT YOU MAY JUST BE STARTING TO FEEL EXTRA SLEEPY. I'LL TELL YOU HOW TO ADJUST.

AND HALEY'S TRACKING THE WEATHER AS YOU WAKE UP. 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...


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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DAYLIGHT SAVING TIPS-2SH-TRX-3SHOT BUB


BY NOW YOU'VE ADJUSTED YOUR CLOCKS FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME -- BUT YOU'RE NOT ALONE IF YOUR BODY CLOCK HASN'T BEEN SO EASY TO CHANGE.

SURE, IT'S ONLY AN HOUR. BUT FOR DECADES SCIENTISTS HAVE ARGUED OVER THE 'SPRING AHEAD'S' HEALTHY AND HARMFUL EFFECTS.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE IN THE STUDIO WITH A LOOK AT HOW THE TIME CHANGE AFFECTS OUR INTERNAL CLOCK AND HEALTH. Return to index of stories...


DAYLIGHT SAVING TIPS-BUB


ADVOCATES ARGUE THE TIME CHANGE BOOSTS HEALTH BY ENCOURAGING ACTIVE LIFESTYLES---

HOWEVER BIOLOGISTS SAY THE BODY ACTUALLY NEVER ADJUSTS TO THE HOUR CHANGE.

IF YOU'RE SOMEONE WHO IS STILL TIRED FROM THE CHANGE. HERE ARE SOME TIPS TO HELP GIVE YOU THAT BOOST. Return to index of stories...


DAYLIGHT SAVING TIPS-SS


THINK ABOUT THE NEW TIME, RATHER THAN THINKING ABOUT WHAT TIME IT WOULD BE BEFORE THE TIME CHANGE.

THINKING ABOUT IT WILL ONLY MAKE YOUR BODY WANT TO REBEL MORE.

BEGIN TO RELAX AN HOUR BEFORE BEDTIME EACH EVENING WITH A WARM BATH, READING, OR DRINKING CHAMOMILE TEA.

LIMIT ELECTRONIC DEVICES BEFORE BED.

DO THIS FOR AS LONG AS IT TAKES YOU TO ADJUST.

AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SUNNY DAYS.

THE SUN CAN HELP ADJUST YOUR CIRCADIAN RHYTHM.

THESE DAILY RHYTHMS REGULATE THE PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND EMOTIONAL FUNCTIONS OF LIVING THINGS. Return to index of stories...


DAYLIGHT SAVING TIPS-BUB


LIVE IN THE STUDIO, DANIELLE KOLENIAK, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


CONSTRUCTION BURGLARY-OC-VO


NO AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT ---

BRAZEN BURGLARS BREAK INTO A HOME UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN CAPE CORAL -

TAKING EVERYTHING THEY COULD FIND INSIDE -

INCLUDING THE KITCHEN SINK!

IT HAPPENED AT A DUPLEX UNDER CONSTRUCTION ON NORTHEAST 24TH AVENUE.

WORKERS CAME TO THE SITE MONDAY MORNING AND FOUND SOMEONE HAD

BROKEN THROUGH THE LOCKED AND DEADBOLTED DOOR.

POLICE SAY SOMEONE TOOK TWO KITCHEN SINKS, 100 FEET OF COPPER

WIRE, AND SEVERAL LARGE, EXPENSIVE POWER TOOLS.

THE PROPERTY OWNER SAYS IT SEEMED LIKE THESE BURGLARS KNEW WHAT

THEY WERE DOING. Return to index of stories...


CONSTRUCTION BURGLARY-SOTVO


you Come and cut copper line from one side, go around cut the other

side. you have to feel very comfortable to do that

THIS IS ONE OF 15 PLACES THAT PROPERTY OWNER HAS IN THE WORKS RIGHT NOW.

HE SAYS FROM NOW ON, HE WON'T LEAVE HIS TOOLS ON SITE OVERNIGHT -

KNOWING EVEN LOCKED DOORS DON'T STOP THIEVES. Return to index of stories...


DRUG HOUSE ODYSSEY-OC-VO-BNR


THE PUBLIC WILL GET AN UP CLOSE LOOK IN THE DAY AHEAD AT THE CONSEQUENCES OF MAKING BAD DECISION.

IT'S CALLED DRUG HOUSE ODYSSEY AND IT TAKES STUDENTS THROUGH WORST CASE SCENARIOS.

ACTORS PLAY OUT SCENES OF DOING DRUGS - GETTING ARRESTED - AND EVEN CRASHING A CAR.

TONIGHT - THE PROGRAM IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

VISIT N-B-C-DASH-TWO-DOT-COM FOR TIME AND LOCATION. Return to index of stories...


HIGH TECH DOG COLLAR-TRX-OC-SS


NOW AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT FOR DOG OWNERS AND HEALTH ENTHUSIASTS.

THERE'S A NEW HIGH TECH DOG COLLAR AND MOBILE PHONE APP TO MONITOR YOUR PET'S EXERCISE, EVEN WHEN YOU ARE AT WORK OR ON VACATION.

THE WATCH-SIZED DEVICE IS ATTACHED TO THE DOG'S COLLAR AND KEEPS TRACK OF THEIR ACTIVITY.

THE DATA THEN BEAMS TO A SMARTPHONE AND APPEARS AS A GRAPH SHOWING HOW MUCH EXERCISE YOUR PET GOT AND AT WHAT TIMES.

EXERCISE GOALS CAN BE SET EACH DAY AND THE DOG'S PERFORMANCE CAN BE COMPARED WITH OTHER ANIMALS OF A SIMILAR AGE AND BREED.

IT'S CALLED THE WHISTLE AND IT COSTS $130 DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-SOTVO


TIME NOW TO SEE WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY ---

PRESIDENT OBAMA FOUND HIMSELF LITERALLY FACING OFF "BETWEEN TWO FERNS" IN THE LATEST EPISODE OF FUNNY OR DIE'S WEB SERIES.

HOST ZACH GALIFIANAKIS IS KNOWN FOR TREATING HIS GUESTS IN A RUDE MANNER ON THE MOCK SHOW.

not verbatim joke about turkey

THE SHOW WAS RECORDED AT THE WHITE HOUSE AND HAS BEEN VIEWED MORE THAN 2 MILLION TIMES. 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...


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

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6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


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


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-VOTOPS-SS (2)


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

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

AS YOU WAKE UP --- THE CAPE CORAL MAYORAL FIGHT MIGHT FINALLY BE OVER!

FORMER MAYOR JOHN SULLIVAN ASKED A JUDGE TO RECONSIDER THE LAST DECISION, BUT THE JUDGE IS SAYING NO WAY.

CURRENT MAYOR MARNI SAWAKI IS CELEBRATING, POSTING LATE LAST NIGHT ON TWITTER.

D-N-C COMMITEEMAN MATT SMITH RESPONDED SAYING. " HOW MUCH MONEY DID THE COUNTY WASTE JUST BECAUSE SOMEONE IS A SORE LOSER. I HOPE HE IS BILLED FOR THE LOSS." Return to index of stories...


TS DESOTO MERCURY-SSTOPS-VO


FOR A SECOND DAY IN A ROW, DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL IS CLOSED FOR A MERCURY SPILL.

AN 8TH GRADE STUDENT FOUND THE MERCURY INSIDE OF HIS HOME, THOUGHT IT WAS COOL, AND BROUGHT IT TO SCHOOL.

SO FAR, NO SIGNS THAT ANYONE IS SICK -- BUT THE EPA IS STILL DOING INSPECTIONS.

CONCERNED PARENTS CAN DROP OF THEIR KIDS CLOTHES AND SHOES AT THE BUS LOOP FOR TESTING FROM 7 TO 9 THIS MORNING --

JUST MAKE SURE IT'S IN A SEALED PLASTIC BAG --

ANOTHER DROP OFF IS FROM 4-6 THIS AFTERNOON. Return to index of stories...


TS PINE ISLAND COURT-SSTOPS-VO


A PINE ISLAND MAN WILL MAKE HIS FIRST COURT APPEARANCE IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

AFTER A SIX-HOUR STAND-OFF WITH THE SWAT TEAM.

DEPUTIES SAY DUANE WYATT BARRICADED HIMSELF INSIDE HIS HOUSE --

AFTER HOLDING A MAN AT GUNPOINT.

WITNESSES SAY MARK SHAWL WAS THE ONE HE HELD AT GUNPOINT.

BUT ACCORDING TO DEPUTIES --

SHAWL WAS ABLE TO GRAB THE GUN AWAY FROM WYATT AND RUN.

CHECK OUT THIS INTENSE VIDEO OF THE SWAT TEAM.

A NEIGHBOR CALLED 9-1-1.

AND WHEN DEPUTIES TRIED TO QUESTION WYATT --

THAT'S WHEN THE STANDOFF BEGAN. Return to index of stories...


TS FL SPECIAL ELEX-VOTOPS


IN THE FIRST MAJOR TEST OF VOTER ATTITUDES IN 2014, REPUBLICAN DAVID JOLLY WON A CLOSELY WATCHED SPECIAL ELECTION FOR THE U.S. HOUSE IN FLORIDA TUESDAY, HANDING HIS PARTY A NARROW VICTORY OVER ALEX SINK, IN A BATTLEGROUND DISTRICT WHERE REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS SPENT MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FINE-TUNING THEIR MESSAGES ON NATIONAL ISSUES AHEAD OF THE FALL MIDTERM ELECTIONS. Return to index of stories...


TS FMB ELEX-SSTOPS


IN CASE YOU MISSED IT LAST NIGHT ---

THE ELECTION RESULTS FOR FORT MYERS BEACH CITY COUNCIL ARE IN.

ANITA CERECEDA WAS THE TOP VOTE GETTER AT JUST OVER 25 PERCENT.

ALSO WINNING A SEAT ON THE COUNCIL WERE REXANN HOSAFROS AND SUMMER STOCKTON.

THE OTHER TWO CANDIDATES CHARLES BODENHAFER AND JOE KOSINSKI CAME UP SHORT. Return to index of stories...


TS FACEBOOK THREAT-VOTOPS


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING ----

POLICE FLOODED FACEBOOK'S HEADQUARTERS IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TO INVESTIGATE A THREAT THEY LATER FOUND WASN'T CREDIBLE.

EMPLOYEES WERE ALLOWED TO LEAVE ABOUT 8:30 P.M.

NO DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED ON WHAT THE THREAT WAS. Return to index of stories...


TS FL GI BILL-VOTOPS


WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT WHEN EXACTLY GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WILL SIGN THE SO-CALLED FLORIDA G-I BILL INTO LAW.

THE BILL PASSED TUESDAY AND PROMISES TO GIVE IN-STATE TUITION FOR HONORABLY DISCHARGED VETERANS-

REGARDLESS OF WHEN THEY MOVED TO THE STATE.

THE MEASURE ALSO INCLUDES COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS. Return to index of stories...


TS BYOD CONTROVERSY-VOTOPS


THE COLLIER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MAY BE CHANGING PARTS OF ITS NEW "BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE" PROGRAM, AFTER PARENTS EXPRESSED ANGER ABOUT IT.

PARENTS SAY THE PROGRAM IS DISTRACTING- TAKES AWAY FROM LEARNING, AND RAISES CONCERNS OVER INTERNET USE.

THE SCHOOL BOARD SAYS THEY'D FIRST LOOK AT MAKING THOSE CHANGES AT THE ELEMENTARY LEVEL. Return to index of stories...


TS TERM LIMITS-SSTOPS


A LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONER WANTS TO CAP TERM LIMITS.

BRIAN HAMMAN SAYS COMMISSIONERS SHOULD BE LIMITED TO 12 YEARS IN OFFICE.

BUT HE THINKS THEY COULD RUN AGAIN, IF THEY'RE OFF THE JOB FOR AT LEAST FOUR YEARS.

HAMMAN SAYS IT WILL AVOID CREATING CAREER POLITICIANS.

THE IDEA MUST BE APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS BEFORE IT CAN GO INTO EFFECT. Return to index of stories...


TS WINTER STORM-VOTOPS-MITTO


THE NORTHEAST HAS BEEN BATTERED BY SNOW THIS WINTER. AND MORE IS ON THE WAY.

THE LATEST STORM IS EXPECTED TO HIT TODAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH TOMORROW MORNING, FROM CHICAGO TO BOSTON.

SNOW TOTALS COULD REACH ABOUT FOUR-INCHES IN COASTAL AREAS, WITH UP TO A FOOT OF SNOW FURTHER INLAND.

RIGHT NOW WE'RE TRACKING A HANDFUL OF CANCELED FLIGHTS AT R-S-W FROM CHICAGO, DETROIT AND NEW YORK. Return to index of stories...


DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI


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FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFICCAM


TRAFFIC RECAP Return to index of stories...


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...