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ANCHOR SUPERS BREAK SIX 5:27:01 AM
DIRECTORS PAGE HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI
HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI HL1) DELTA PLANE-TC MON VO
HL1) LEHIGH ACRES RIDE-TRX-REMLIVE HL3) JOIN THE CLUB-TC MON VO
HL3) ST PATTYS DAY BOYCOTT-TRX-NEWSROOM NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP 5:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX ANIBOXES
5:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX ANIBOXES 5:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
5:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TRAFFIC-NAVI
NAVY SEAL TANKER-TRX OC VO ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE PREPS-INTRO
tampa-cg ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE PREPS-PLASMA
LEHIGH FESTIVAL ACCIDENT-PLASMA INTRO ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE PREPS-CG
LEHIGH FESTIVAL ACCIDENT-REMLIVE ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE PREPS-CG
LEHIGH FESTIVAL ACCIDENT-VO ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE PREPS-PLASMA
LEHIGH FESTIVAL ACCIDENT-SOT GOLDEN GATE FIRE FOLLOW-ONCAM, VO
LEHIGH FESTIVAL ACCIDENT-REMLIVE GOLDEN GATE FIRE FOLLOW-SOTVO
NORTH PORT BRUSH FIRE-VO NFM DRINKING WATER-TRX VOTOPS OC
NORTH PORT BRUSH FIRE-SOTVO MISSING SPRING BREAKER-BUBBA OC VO
FGCU BASKETBALL-VO MISSING SPRING BREAKER-SOT OC
FGCU BASKETBALL-TRXVOTOPS SPRING BREAK SCHEDULE-ONCAM, CG
ROLLOVER CRASHES-EANIBOX DELTA PLANE WING-TRX OC VO
a) Cape Coral Rollover-vo GOODLAND FLOODING-OTS, VO
b) Lehigh Rollover-vo DISCOUNT CLUBS-OC VO
MALAYSIA AIRLINES UPDATE-OC OTS DISCOUNT CLUBS-SOTVO
MALAYSIA AIRLINES UPDATE-PKG QHOUR PUSH TEASE-2 SHOT VO
FL STORMS-TRX SOTVO BREAK SEVEN 5:39:23 AM
HAPPY ST PATTYS DAY-OC VO SS TS1) LEHIGH FESTIVAL ACCIDENT-TRIP ANIBOX
DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER-TRXVOTOPS TS2) FCGU BASKETBALL-TRIP ANIBOX
QR PUSH:BOYCOTT ST. PATTYS DAY PARADE-2SHOT VO OR TS3) ST PATRICKS DAY LOCALLY-TRIP ANIBOX
QR PUSH:BEAUTY BRACKETS-VOTOPS 5:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL 5:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
BREAK FOUR 5:09:43 TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
5:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TRAFFIC ALERT
5:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI
BOYCOTT ST PATTYS DAY PARADE-2 SHOT DBX RUSSIA LATEST-VO
BOYCOTT ST PATTYS DAY PARADE-NEWSROOM RUSSIA LATEST-SOTVO
BOYCOTT ST PATTYS DAY PARADE-VO LEE CO HARLEM HEIGHTS-TRX OTS
BOYCOTT ST PATTYS DAY PARADE-SOTVO IMMOKALEE HIT & RUN ARREST-SSTOPS
BOYCOTT ST PATTYS DAY PARADE-NEWSROOM OPRAH SELLS HARPO-VO
GORDON RIVER PARK NAME-VO MARCH MADNESS AND VESECTOMIES-OC VO
GORDON RIVER PARK NAME-SOTVO MOVIES ON THE LAWN-OC SS
SWEETBAY TO WINN DIXIE-VO MICHAEL BOLTON-CGTOPS
NFM 711 ROBBERY-trxVOTOPS TEASE STORY 1-2SHOT VO
HONDA MINIVAN RECALL-trxVIDBOX FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL
LEE CO DREDGING PROJECT-TRX, OTS, VO WAVV 101.1 TEASE-SSTOPS
CAPE DEADLY CRASH-ONCAM, SS, VO BREAK EIGHT 5:49:40 AM
OBAMA CARE AND MARCH MADNESS-OC VO WEATHER IN WASHINGTON-SAT 2
BEAUTY BRACKETS-VO 5:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
BEAUTY BRACKETS-SOTVO 5:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
4SHOT CROSSTALK & TEASE -4SHOT VO TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI
BREAK FIVE 5:19:15 WHAT'S COMING UP AT 6-CLIPTOPS
5:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP WHAT'S COMING UP AT 6-NEWSROOM
5:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL 1) ST PATS WEATHER-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC-NAVI 2) LEHIGH ACCIDENT-SOTTOPS
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS 3) GARGLE WITH OIL-VOTOPS
PEDICURE NIGHTMARE-PLASMA VO COMING UP AT 6 TAG-NEWROOM
PEDICURE NIGHTMARE-SOTVO OC BAD FEEDING HABITS-VOTOPS
COLLIER UNDERAGED ALCOHOL-TRX, SSTOPS 500 POUND PASTA-VOTOPS
CSPAN TO FORT MYERS-OTS MASCOT FIGHT-VOTOPS
EDISON STATE TOWN HALL MEETING -OTS, VO END OF SHOW-OMNI TOPS
TZ 5:30 ST PATTY DAY PARADE AND PREPS-2SHOT VO END OF SHOW CLIP-CLIP
TZ 5:30 DISCOUNT CLUBS-TRXVOTOPS  


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL1) LEHIGH ACRES RIDE-TRX-REMLIVE


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HL3) ST PATTYS DAY BOYCOTT-TRX-NEWSROOM


PLUS --

IT'S ST. PATRICK'S DAY -- BUT NOT EVERYONE'S CELEBRATING.

FIND OUT WHO WILL BE NOTICEABLY ABSENT AT TODAY'S PARADE IN NEW YORK CITY -- AND WHY THEY'RE BOYCOTTING. Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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5:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX ANIBOXES


THE STORMS MAY BE ROLLING IN TODAY.

GOOD MORNING IM CLAY MILLER.

AND IM KRISTA FOGELSONG.

HAPPY ST. PATRICKS DAY.

BUT HOW SOON WILL THE RAIN COME?

LETS HEAD OVER TO NBC-2'S CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB.

SHE'S IN OUR STORM TRACKING CENTER WITH THE LATEST.HALEY GOOD MORNING. Return to index of stories...


5:02 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.

SAINT PATRICK'S DAY STORMS

Our Monday morning starts out fairly cloudy as we wait for showers and storms to move into Southwest Florida. By midday we could see a few stray showers and storms begin to arrive.

As we head into the afternoon, a band of rain with some embedded storms will move in from the northwest, making for an unsettled afternoon and evening.

The bulk of the rain will likely pass through Southwest Florida between 3-9 p.m., and then we'll start to dry out overnight into Tuesday morning.

A few of today's storms could pack a punch with the main threat being strong gusty winds.

Rain totals should stay below an inch for most of Southwest Florida, but it's not out of the question for a few spots to pick up over an inch if some of the cells train over the same spots.

Once the rain and clouds move away from South Florida Tuesday morning, our weather looks great for the remainder of the week. We'll enjoy plenty of sunshine along with highs in the mid 80s and lows in the 60s. Return to index of stories...


NAVY SEAL TANKER-TRX OC VO


BREAKING NEWS THIS MORNING.

THE PENTAGON SAYS A TEAM OF NAVY SEALS HAS LIBERATED A CIVILIAN OIL TANKER THAT HAD BEEN TAKEN OVER BY LIBYAN MILITANTS.

THIS IS FILE VIDEO OF A NAVY SEALS TRAINING EXERCISE -- PREPARING FOR JUST THIS SORT OF OPERATION.

THE NAVY SAYS PRESIDENT OBAMA PERSONALLY APPROVED OF THE SUNDAY NIGHT MISSION.

SEALS BOARDED AND TOOK CONTROL OF THE COMMERCIAL TANKER "MORNING GLORY" IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA, NEAR CYPRUS.

THE NAVY SAYS THREE ARMED LIBYANS HAD HELD THE SHIP AND ITS CARGO FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

OFFICIALS SAY THE SHIP'S OIL BELONGS TO THE LIBYAN GOVERNMENT AND IS ON ITS WAY BACK TO PORT.

NO ONE WAS HURT IN THE OPERATION. Return to index of stories...


tampa-cg


BREAKING NEWS--

A BIG BUST THIS MORNING FOR THE U-S COAST GUARD.

23 MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF COCAINE WILL BE BROUGHT ASHORE TODAY IN ST. PETERSBURG.

THE COAST GUARD CUTTER "TAMPA" SEIZED 15-HUNDRED POUNDS OF COCAINE FROM A BOAT IN THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN LAST WEDNESDAY.

THIS IS A PICTURE OF THE COAST GUARD CUTTER TAMPA.

THE CREW WILL BE UNLOADING ALL 695 PACKAGES LATER THIS MORNING.

THIS BUST WAS PART OF "OPERATION MARTILLO".

IT'S AN INTERNATIONAL OPERATION FOCUSED ON SHARING INFORMATION AND BRINGING TOGETHER AIR, LAND, AND MARITIME ASSETS TO COUNTER DRUG TRAFFICKING. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH FESTIVAL ACCIDENT-PLASMA INTRO


DEVELOPING AT 5--- PARENTS WATCH ON IN HORROR AS A LARGE PIECE OF AMUSMENT RIDE FALLS OF A POPULAR RIDE AT THE LEHIGH ACRES SPRING FESITVAL.

THIS IS THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW THINGS HAVE GONE WRONG THERE.

THE FAIR RUNS THROUGH SATURDAY.SO WE ARE ASKING THE QUESTION THIS MORNING, ARE THE RIDES SAFE?

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY LIVE AT THE FAIR GROUNDS DIGGING FOR THE ANSWER. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH FESTIVAL ACCIDENT-REMLIVE


KRISTA CLAY---

PARENTS HERE WANTED TO BELIEVE LAST YEAR WAS A ONE TIME ACCIDENT--- BUT THEN IT HAPPENS AGAIN.

A LARGE CHUNK OF METAL FLYS OFF THE RAGE IN THE CAGE RIDE HERE---GOES SAILING THROUGH THE AIR AND CRASHES THROUGH A CAR WINDSHIELD! Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH FESTIVAL ACCIDENT-VO


CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO OF THAT CAR--- YOU CAN SEE JUST HOW POWERFUL THAT PIECE OF METAL WAS LEAVING HEAVY DAMAGE.

JUST IMAGINE IF IT HAD HIT A PERSON.

THE RIDE OPERATOR SAYS THIS ALL HAPPENED BECAUSE OF STRONG WINDS.

ACCORDING TO RIDE OPERATOR NOBODY WAS ON THE RIDE AND NOBODY ON THE GROUND WAS INJURED.

PARENTS WHO WATCHED IN HORROR EXPLAIN TO US WHAT THEY SAW. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH FESTIVAL ACCIDENT-SOT


"I heard this great big loud crash boom it was like a gate. like something hitting metal so i turned around it was going up in the air and all of a sudden it descended and i saw a lot of people running around in the area and we just kept on watching but we really couldn't see if anyone was on it ll it was was a very loud crash." Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH FESTIVAL ACCIDENT-REMLIVE


LAST YEAR YOU MIGHT REMEMBER FIVE PEOPLE WERE INJURED WHEN A RIDE MALFUNCTIONED HERE.

LAST NIGHT THE DAMAGED RIDE DOWN SHUT DOWN FOR 2 HOURS WHILE THE INCIDENT WAS INVESTIGATED--- BUT THEN REOPENED.

LIVE IN LEHIGH ACRES SAM SWEENEY NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


NORTH PORT BRUSH FIRE-VO


THIS MORNING INVESTIGATORS ARE STILL WORKING TO FIND OUT THE CAUSE OF A BRUSH FIRE THAT SCORCHED OVER 25 ACRES IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY,

THE FIRE. NARROWLY MISSING AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

IT FIRST SPARKED SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS NEIGHBORHOOD.

QUICKLY IT CRAWLED FROM STREET TO STREET SWALLOWING EVERYTHING IN ITS PATH INCLUDING A SHED, TWO TRACTORS AND A TRAILER. Return to index of stories...


NORTH PORT BRUSH FIRE-SOTVO


it sounded like a train you could just hear it and you could feel the heat and you could see it with those winds moving down. it started out like a little bitty flame then then all of a sudden the back of us was just engulfed in flames.

NEIGHBORS SAY THEY THOUGHT THEY WERE GOING TO LOSE IT ALL. Return to index of stories...


FGCU BASKETBALL-VO


IT TOOK OVERTIME. BUT THE F-G-C-U WOMEN CLAWED ITS WAY TO AN ATLANTIC SUN CHAMPIONSHIP AT ALICO ARENA SUNDAY. OUTLASTING MERCER, 72-70 IN O-T.

THE EAGLES EARN AN AUTOMATIC BID TO THE NCAA TOURNEY WITH THE WIN.

THEY'LL FIND OUT WHO, WHERE, AND WHEN THEY PLAY WHEN THE BRACKETS ARE UNVEILED TODAY. AND PLAY THEIR NCAA TOURNEY GAME THIS WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


FGCU BASKETBALL-TRXVOTOPS


AND THE MENS BASKETBALL TEAM FOUND OUT WHERE THEY'RE HEADED FOR THEIR N-I-T OPENER.

IT WON'T BE A LONG TRIP.

THE EIGHTH-SEEDED EAGLES WILL PLAY AT TOP SEED FLORIDA STATE TOMORROW NIGHT IN TALLAHASSEE.

THE GAME WILL BE AT SEVEN P-M. AND TELEVISED ON ESPN TWO. Return to index of stories...


ROLLOVER CRASHES-EANIBOX


THIS MORNING WE'RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT TWO ROLLOVER CRASHES -- IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

THEY HAPPENED SUNDAY.

THE FIRST --

THIS TWO VEHICLE CRASH IN CAPE CORAL.

IT ALL HAPPENED, AT THE INTERSECTION OF DEL PRADO BOULEVARD, AND PINE ISLAND ROAD.

THERE WERE NO SERIOUS INJURIES REPORTED -- BUT CREWS HANDLED A GAS LEAK FROM THIS OVERTURNED S-U-V

THE SECOND -- IN LEHIGH ACRES.

THIS CRASH WAS ALONG JAGUAR BOULEVARD.

THE DRIVER SAYS, SHE LOOKED AWAY FROM THE ROAD MOMENTARLY, AND SOMEHOW LOST CONTROL.

SHE WAS TAKEN TO A NEARBY MEDICAL CENTER WITH MINOR INUURIES. Return to index of stories...


a) Cape Coral Rollover-vo


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b) Lehigh Rollover-vo


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MALAYSIA AIRLINES UPDATE-OC OTS


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW.

THERE'S MORE EVIDENCE THIS MORNING THAT MALAYSIA FLIGHT 370 WAS DELIBERATELY DIVERTED.

INVESTIGATORS HAVE TIGHTENED THEIR FOCUS ON THE BACKGROUNDS OF BOTH THE PILOT AND CO-PILOT.

THE SEARCH FOR THE PLANE HAS SHIFTED TO THE SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN - 1,000 MILES OFF THE COAST OF AUSTRALIA.

TAHMAN BRADLEY IS IN WASHINGTON WITH THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA AIRLINES UPDATE-PKG


At least 26 countries have joined the search for the missing Malaysia

Airlines jet.

The U.S. is using its most sophisticated submarine hunter -- the P-8.

As the search continues, more evidence that the disappearance was a

deliberate act.

SOT Peter King

"THERE'S NOTHING OUT THERE INDICATING IT'S TERRORISTS. / THERE'S OBVIOUSLY

SOMETHING WITH THE PILOT AND THE CO-PILOT, AND THAT HAS TO BE DRILLED DOWN

ON."

ABC News has learned early in the flight that took off from Kuala

Lampur at 12:41 AM for Beijing.

A hard turn of the flight path was pre-programmed into the jet's computer.

The data transmission system was turned off sometime after 1:07.

And the location transmission cut at 1:21.

In the middle of all this someone radioed in the cockpit "All rightgood

night."

Moments later, the plane turned hard left.

SOT Haueter

"IF YOU'RE INTENTIONALLY SHUTTING OFF THOSE SYSTEMS, ONLY ONE REASON: IS TO

BASICALLY VANISH, TO MAKE IT VERY DIFFICULT TO FIND YOU."

But the jet was still communicating with a satellite. Experts have

determined the jetliner likely went down somewhere along these two arcs.

Sources tell ABC News, the plane is most likely in the South Indian Ocean.

As Investigators try to solve the mystery, the focus has zeroed in on the

pilots.

Both men's homes have been searched.

Authorities are pouring over a flight simulator confiscated from the Captain

's home and two of his laptop computers.

SOT Ganyard

"THEY WILL GO BACK AND LOOK FOR SOME CRIMINAL FORENSICS, IN THAT WAS THERE

PRE-MEDITATION." Return to index of stories...


FL STORMS-TRX SOTVO


"It was very scary. I was shaking, and I felt like I had to get to the back.

A POSSIBLE TORNADO DESTROYED SOME HOMES AND BUSINESSES IN AND AROUND ATMORE FLORIDA ON SUNDAY.

THE TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION STARTS NEAR THE STATE LINE IN NOKOMIS, FLORIDA.

AND STRETCHES ON UP TO CANOE, ALABAMA.

FORTUNATELY, NO ONE WAS HURT. BUT THE STORM DID MAKE A BIG MESS. Return to index of stories...


HAPPY ST PATTYS DAY-OC VO SS


TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE LINED THE STREETS FOR BOSTON'S ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE YESTERDAY.

AND WINTER WEATHER IS ALSO MAKING A COMEBACK IN MUCH OF THE NORTHEAST.BUT, THAT DIDN'T DAMPEN THE SPIRITS OF THOSE WHO WANTED TO CELEBRATE THE LUCK OF THE IRISH.

AND NEED SOMETHING TO DO LOCALLY?

THE PUB AT MERCATO WILL OFFER FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS AND HAVE LIVE MUSIC FROM NOON TO 2 AM.

THE CELTIC RAY IN PUNTA GORDA WILL HAVE TENTS SET UP IN THE BACK PARKING LOT WITH VENDORS, FOOD AND LIVE MUSIC.

ST. PATTYS DAY TEE-SHIRTS WILL ALSO BE SOLD. Return to index of stories...


DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER-TRXVOTOPS


THE CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL BE OUT FOR THE ST. PATRICK'S DAY DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER CAMPAIGN.

THIS ENFORCEMENT WAVE BEGAN THIS WEEKEND.

WITH ALL OF THE CELEBRATIONS THAT WILL BE GOING ON THE CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO PLAN AHEAD.

HAVE A DESIGNATED DRIVER, DON'T ALLOW FRIENDS WHO'VE BEEN DRINKING TO DRIVE. Return to index of stories...


QR PUSH:BOYCOTT ST. PATTYS DAY PARADE-2SHOT VO OR


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW--

THERE WON'T BE A BIG CELEBRATION FOR SOME THIS ST. PATRICK'S HOLIDAY.

THIS MORNING SOME CONTROVERSY IS BREWING.

WHY SOME BIG NAMES ARE DITCHING THE ANNUAL ST. PATRICKS DAY PARADE.

PLUS ENTHUSIASM OVER MARCH MADNESS IS ONE THING. BUT SOME TEENS

TOOK IT IN A NEW. AND DISTURBING DIRECTION.

FIND OUT HOW THEY FOUND THEMSELVES IN A NO-WIN SITUATION. Return to index of stories...


QR PUSH:BEAUTY BRACKETS-VOTOPS


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FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK FOUR 5:09:43


HIT TIME 5:09:43

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5:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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5:12 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.

SAINT PATRICK'S DAY STORMS

Our Monday morning starts out fairly cloudy as we wait for showers and storms to move into Southwest Florida. By midday we could see a few stray showers and storms begin to arrive.

As we head into the afternoon, a band of rain with some embedded storms will move in from the northwest, making for an unsettled afternoon and evening.

The bulk of the rain will likely pass through Southwest Florida between 3-9 p.m., and then we'll start to dry out overnight into Tuesday morning.

A few of today's storms could pack a punch with the main threat being strong gusty winds.

Rain totals should stay below an inch for most of Southwest Florida, but it's not out of the question for a few spots to pick up over an inch if some of the cells train over the same spots.

Once the rain and clouds move away from South Florida Tuesday morning, our weather looks great for the remainder of the week. We'll enjoy plenty of sunshine along with highs in the mid 80s and lows in the 60s. Return to index of stories...


BOYCOTT ST PATTYS DAY PARADE-2 SHOT DBX


MILLIONS ARE EXPECTED PACK THE STREET OF THE BIG APPLE THIS MORNING FOR THE CITY'S ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE.

YEAH.BUT IT'S *WHO* WON'T BE THERE THAT'S GRABBING HEADLINES THIS MORNING.

OUR NICK CILETTI IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM RIGHT NOW TO TELL US MORE. Return to index of stories...


BOYCOTT ST PATTYS DAY PARADE-NEWSROOM


GUYS THIS MORNING.

A NUMBER OF BEER COMPANIES ARE BACKING OUT.ALL BECAUSE ORGANIZERS ARE NOT ALLOWING GAY AND LESBIAN GROUPS TO MARCH OPENLY. Return to index of stories...


BOYCOTT ST PATTYS DAY PARADE-VO


SUNDAY.

BEER-MAKER GUINNESS ANNOUNCED IT WAS DROPPING SPONSORSHIP.

THIS COMES JUST DAYS AFTER HEINEKEN SAID IT WAS ALSO PULLING ITS SPONSORSHIP.

BUT THE BEER-MAKERS AREN'T THE ONLY HIGH-PROFILE ABSCENES.

NEW YORK MAYOR BILL DE BLASIO AND NEW YORK'S CITY COUNCIL SAID THEY WOULD SKIP THE PARADE.

DE BLASIO IS NOW THE FIRST MAYOR IN MORE THAN TWO DECADES TO BOYCOTT.

HERE'S HOW PEOPLE ON BOTH SIDES ARE REACTING. Return to index of stories...


BOYCOTT ST PATTYS DAY PARADE-SOTVO


"We have a new kind of fascistic movement here on the part of the left, trying to shove the gay agenda down our throats, with the help of people like de Blasio."WAIT

"One person wouldn't budge on a banner, so I'm not marching in the parade if people can't express who they are."

THE CHANGING TIDE ON GAY RIGHTS WAS EVIDENT AT ANOTHER ST. PATTY'S DAY FESTIVAL IN ANOTHER MAJOR CITY THIS WEEKEND -- BOSTON.

THAT CITY'S MAYOR BOYCOTTED THE PARADE YESTERDAY AFTER NEGOTIATIONS WITH PRO-GAY GROUPS FELL THROUGH. Return to index of stories...


BOYCOTT ST PATTYS DAY PARADE-NEWSROOM


COUNT ON NBC2 FOR FULL COVERAGE OF TODAY'S PARADE IN NEW YORK. Return to index of stories...


GORDON RIVER PARK NAME-VO


IT'S BEEN A DISCUSSION IN CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS FOR MORE THAN 25 YEARS!

NOW - THE GORDON RIVER PARK WHICH WILL BE LOCATED NEAR GOLDEN GATE PARKWAY, ADJANCENT TO THE NAPLES AIRPORT,

IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO BECOMING REALITY, WHEN IT RECEIVED 5 MILLION DOLLARS IN DONATIONS.

HUNDREDS CAME OUT SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO THE GORDON RIVER PARK IN NAPLES, NOW KNOWN AS THE BAKER PARK.

THE NEW NAME AND CELEBRATION ALL COMES AFTER THE PARK PROJECT RECEIVED OVER 5 MILLION DOLLARS IN DONATIONS SATURDAY NIGHT.

TWO MILLION DOLLARS DONATED BY JAY AND PATTY BAKER, WHO BOUGHT THE PARK'S NAME, AND CHANGED IT TO "THE BAKER PARK. Return to index of stories...


GORDON RIVER PARK NAME-SOTVO


"that's very huge! So, I think that guarantee that it's actually going to be finished, and it's a done deal to be started.

MAYOR SOREY SAYS, THEY STILL HAVE A LONG WAY TO GO BEFORE THEY CAN BREAK GROUND.

HE SAYS, ONCE COMPLETE, THE PARK WILL COVER 20 ACRES, MAKING IT THE BIGGEST PARK IN THE AREA. Return to index of stories...


SWEETBAY TO WINN DIXIE-VO


GOOD-BYE SWEETBAY.

IN THE COMING WEEKS, YOU WILL NOTICE THE NAME DISAPPEARING FROM LOCAL GROCERY STORES.

IN LEE AND COLLIER COUNTIES, A HANDFUL OF SWEET-BAYS WILL BE RE-BRANDED AS WINN DIXIE.

STORES IN NAPLES, BONITA SPRINGS, AND ESTERO ARE SET TO CLOSE ON SATURDAY MARCH 22 AND RE-OPEN A WEEK LATER UNDER THE NEW NAME.

SHOPPERS WILL NOTICE DIFFERENT PRODUCTS, A REWARDS PROGRAM, AND A SAVINGS PROGRAM. Return to index of stories...


NFM 711 ROBBERY-trxVOTOPS


NOW TO AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT.

DEPUTIES ARE ON THE HUNT FOR TWO MEN WHO ROBBED THE SEVEN ELEVEN OFF PONDELLA ROAD IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THREE MEN WEARING MASKS AND ARMED WITH GUNS,

BARGED INTO THE STORE AROUND SUNDAY MORNING.

THEY GOT AWAY WITH AN UNKNOWN AMOUNT OF CASH.

IF YOU KNOW WHO THE SUSPECTS ARE, YOU'RE ASKED TO CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


HONDA MINIVAN RECALL-trxVIDBOX


AND HONDA IS RECALLING NEARLY 900-THOUSAND MINIVANS FOR A DEFECT THAT COULD INCREASE FIRE RISK.

THE RECALL INCLUDES SOME HONDA ODYSSEYS OF MODEL YEARS 2005 THROUGH 2010.

THE AUTOMAKER SAID IT EXPECTS REPLACEMENT PARTS WON'T BE AVAILABLE UNTIL THE SUMMER.

HOWEVER, IT CAN PROVIDE CUSTOMERS A TEMPORARY REPAIR IN THE MEANTIME.

HONDA SAID IT KNOWS OF NO FIRES OR INJURIES FROM THE ISSUE.

THERE ARE PLANS TO NOTIFY CUSTOMERS IN THE COMING WEEKS. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO DREDGING PROJECT-TRX, OTS, VO


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING.

THEIR GATEWAY TO THE GULF IS BACK OPEN,

NOW- IT'S TIME TO PAY UP.

LEE COUNTY FRONTED THE MONEY FOR THE OLD PELICAN BAY CHANNEL DREDGING PROJECT WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THE COUNTY WOULD PAY 20 PERCENT AND RESIDENTS THE REMAINING 80 PERCENT.

THE FINAL COST- 188-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

THAT'S NEARLY 78-THOUSAND DOLLARS LESS THAN THE ESTIMATED COST.

IT BREAKS DOWN TO ABOUT 27-HUNDRED DOLLARS PER PROPERTY OWNER IF PAID UP FRONT.

THERE WILL BE A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROJECT AT 9:30 A-M TUESDAY IN COMMISSION CHAMBERS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE DEADLY CRASH-ONCAM, SS, VO


THIS MORNING WE ARE LEARNING MORE ABOUT A DEADLY CRASH IN CAPE CORAL.

OVER THE WEEKEND DEPUTIES SAY 60 YEAR OLD JOSEPH DELLIFRANCI WAS WALKING ON CAPE CORAL PARKWAY WHEN HE WAS HIT BY A MOTORCYCLE

INVESTIGATORS TELL US -- THE MOTORCYCLIST, 57 YEAR OLD LESLIE FOREMAN, HIT DELLIFRANCI, WHO WAS CROSSING THE ROADWAY.

FOREMAN WAS THROWN FROM THE MOTORCYCLE.

AND THE MOTORCYCLE SLAMMED INTO TWO OTHER VEHICLES.

FOREMAN IS IN THE HOSPITAL WITH LIFE THREATENING INJURIES.

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OBAMA CARE AND MARCH MADNESS-OC VO


THE WHITE HOUSE IS LAUNCHING A MARCH MADNESS PUSH TO GET PEOPLE ENROLLED IN OBAMACARE.

PRESIDENT OBAMA'S NEW CAMPAIGN BEGINS THIS WEEK AND IS TIED TO THE ANNUAL BASKETBALL BONANZA.

ATHLETES AND COACHES WILL BE PART OF THE PUSH TO ENCOURAGE AMERICANS TO SIGN UP FOR HEALTH CARE BEFORE THE MARCH 31-ST DEADLINE.

THOSE WHO DON'T SIGN UP WILL PAY A PENALTY.

THE WHITE HOUSE WILL ALSO RELEASE A "16 SWEETEST REASONS TO GET COVERED BRACKET."

MAGIC JOHNSON, ALONZO MOURNING AND LEBRON JAMES WILL HELP MAKE THE PITCHES ON TELEVISION, RADIO, DIGITAL, ONLINE, AND SOCIAL MEDIA. Return to index of stories...


BEAUTY BRACKETS-VO


THIS MORNING, ONLINE OUTRAGE AFTER STUDENTS AT THIS TOP NEW YORK HIGH SCHOOL LAUNCHED A MARCH MADNESS BRACKET CHALLENGE LIKE NO OTHER.

FORGET BASKETBALL TEAMS.

GUYS TOOK TO TWITTER TO RANK GIRLS AT THE SCHOOL--BY THEIR LOOKS!

GUYS BEHIND THE TWITTER ACCOUNT -- AT S-H-S BRACKETOLOGY - SELECTED FOUR GIRLS

FROM EACH GRADE TO COMPETE AGAINST EACH OTHER FOR A WEEK. WRITING."MAY THE BEST GIRL WIN."

BUT ALMOST IMMEDIATELY, CURRENT AND FORMER STUDENTS AT SHAKER HIGH WENT ON THE OFFENSIVE TWEETING. "ARE YOU KIDDING ME? BULLYING FOR FUN?" AND. "CAN YOU BE DECENT HUMAN BEINGS AND NOT DO THIS?" Return to index of stories...


BEAUTY BRACKETS-SOTVO


/ Iwould be walking down the halls and there were these groups of guys

clapping at me..

THE PRINCIPAL TURNED TO COPS FOR GUIDANCE, BUT WITHIN 24 HOURS, AFTER BACKLASH FROM STUDENTS, THE TWITTER ACCOUNT WAS DEAD.

KARA CRODELLE WAS ONE OF THE GIRLS LISTED IN THAT BRACKET CHALLENGE. Return to index of stories...


4SHOT CROSSTALK & TEASE -4SHOT VO


QUICK ANCHOR CHAT

YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW--

RELAXING DAY AT THE NAIL SALON TURNED INTO A NIGHTMARE FOR ONE D-C MAN.

THAT'S BECAUSE HE CONTRACTED AN INFECTION THAT NEARLY KILLED HIM.

WE'LL TELL YOU HOW AFTER THE BREAK. Return to index of stories...


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 5:19:15


HIT TIME 5:19:15 AM

LENGTH 2:30 Return to index of stories...


5:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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5:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Day Planner

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.

SAINT PATRICK'S DAY STORMS

Our Monday morning starts out fairly cloudy as we wait for showers and storms to move into Southwest Florida. By midday we could see a few stray showers and storms begin to arrive.

As we head into the afternoon, a band of rain with some embedded storms will move in from the northwest, making for an unsettled afternoon and evening.

The bulk of the rain will likely pass through Southwest Florida between 3-9 p.m., and then we'll start to dry out overnight into Tuesday morning.

A few of today's storms could pack a punch with the main threat being strong gusty winds.

Rain totals should stay below an inch for most of Southwest Florida, but it's not out of the question for a few spots to pick up over an inch if some of the cells train over the same spots.

Once the rain and clouds move away from South Florida Tuesday morning, our weather looks great for the remainder of the week. We'll enjoy plenty of sunshine along with highs in the mid 80s and lows in the 60s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-NAVI


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PEDICURE NIGHTMARE-PLASMA VO


THREE WEEKS IN THE HOSPITAL, 5 SURGERIES. AND DOCTORS SAY. IT WAS ALL BECAUSE OF A PEDICURE.

63-YEAR-OLD BRUCE WALTERS SAYS HE REMEMBERED FEELING SOME DISCOMFORT WHILE HE WAS GETTING A PEDICURE IN HIS HOMETOWN IN INDIANA.

HE DIDN'T THINK ANYTHING OF IT. BUT 10 DAYS LATER WHEN HE RETURNED TO WASHINGTON D-C, HE STARTED FEELING FLU-LIKE SYMPTOMS AND CONFUSION.

DOCTORS FOUND AN INFECTION RAGING THROUGH HIS BODY, PARTICULARLY IN HIS LEG. THE MOST LIKELY CAUSE WAS BACTERIA THAT ENTERED HIS BIG TOE DURING A PEDICURE. Return to index of stories...


PEDICURE NIGHTMARE-SOTVO OC


"he was getting so much swelling in his leg, that it was cutting off circulation to his leg and if that continued, he was going to lose the leg."

HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY. INFECTIONS FROM NAIL SALONS ARE RARE, BUT THEY DO HAPPEN.

But they do warn that a minor break in the nail can actually be an entry point for dangerous bacteria.

OFFICIALS SAY WHEN GOING TO A NAIL SALON LOOK CLOSELY AT CLEANLINESS.

THERE SHOULDN'T NAIL CLIPPINGS OR FILE DUST ON THE GROUND OR AT WORK STATIONS.

STAINLESS STEEL BOWLS FOR CLEANING FEET CAN BE SAFER THAN WHIRLPOOL TUBS -- THAT'S BECAUSE BACTERIA CAN GET CAUGHT IN THE JETS AND HOSES IF THEY'RE NOT CLEANED AFTER EACH USE. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER UNDERAGED ALCOHOL-TRX, SSTOPS


THESE NINE CLERKS ARE BUSTED.

COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES CAUGHT THEM SELLING ALCOHOL TO MINORS.

DEPUTIES SENT AN 18 YEAR OLD TO SEVERAL STORES TO BUY BEER.

IF A CLERK SOLD ALCOHOL TO HIM DEPUTIES CAME IN AND ARRESTED THEM. Return to index of stories...


CSPAN TO FORT MYERS-OTS


FORT MYERS WILL BE GETTING SOME LOVE FROM A NATIONAL NETWORK.

CABLE NETWORK CSPAN WILL SPEND THE WEEK AT THE BURROUGHS HOME.

TODAY-- NETWORK OFFICIALS WILL BE GIVING A PRESENTATION AT THE FORT MYERS CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

THE VISIT IS PART OF A YEAR LONG SERIES UNCOVERING HISTORICAL FACTS ACROSS AMERICA.

THE SPECIAL WILL AIR ON CSPAN APRIL NINETEENTH. Return to index of stories...


EDISON STATE TOWN HALL MEETING -OTS, VO


HAPPENING TODAY.

EDISON STATE COLLEGE WILL HOST A TOWN HALL MEETING ABOUT THE NEW LOGO AND MASCOT.

THE BUCCANEERS WILL DEBUT IN THE FALL OF 2015.

THE MEETING STARTS THIS AFTERNOON AT 1 O'CLOCK, ON THE PUNTA GORDA, BUILDING O.

OTHER MEETINGS ARE ALSO PLANNED TUESDAY IN NAPLES, AND IN LABELLE. Return to index of stories...


TZ 5:30 ST PATTY DAY PARADE AND PREPS-2SHOT VO


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW--

ST. PATRICK'S DAY IS HERE, AND WITH IT, COME IRISH TRADITIONS OF ALL KINDS.

STRAIGHT AHEAD WHAT YOU CAN DO LOCALLY TO GET IN ON THE FESTIVITIES.

PLUS A PREVIEW OF THE PARADE HAPPENING TODAY.

PLUS--VANISHED WITHOUT A TRACE.

A FAMILY IS TRYING TO STAY POSITIVE AFTER LEARNING THEIR SON WENT MISSING WHILE ON SPRING BREAK HERE IN FLORIDA.

WE'LL HAVE THE LATEST ON THE INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


TZ 5:30 DISCOUNT CLUBS-TRXVOTOPS


AND. Return to index of stories...


BREAK SIX 5:27:01 AM


HIT TIME 5:27:01 AM

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


HL2) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL1) DELTA PLANE-TC MON VO


GOOD MORNING IM CLAY MILLER.

MORE TROUBLE IN THE SKIES.

WHAT HAPPENED TO CAUSE THAT PLANE TO LOOSE PART OF ITS WING?

WE'LL HAVE ALL THE LATEST DETAILS STRAIGHT AHEAD. Return to index of stories...


HL3) JOIN THE CLUB-TC MON VO


AND WE'RE ALL FAMILIAR WITH THE SAYING 'JOIN THE CLUB'.

WELL, THESE DAYS. A LOT OF RETAILERS REALLY MEAN IT WHEN THEY SAY JOIN THE CLUB !

BUT HOW MUCH OF A DISCOUNT DO YOU REALLY GET BY JOINING? Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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5:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX ANIBOXES


GOOD MORNING IM KRISTA FOGELSONG.

SOME SHOWERS ARE HEADING IN OUR AREA ON THIS ST. PATRICKS DAY.

HOPEFULLY IT WON'T DAMPEN ANY PLANS IN THE DAY AHEAD.

LETS HEAD OVER TO CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB.

SHE'S IN OUR FIRST ALERT STORM TRACKING CENTER WITH MORE ON HOW YOU CAN PLAN YOUR DAY.

HALEY? Return to index of stories...


5:32 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.

SAINT PATRICK'S DAY STORMS

Our Monday morning starts out fairly cloudy as we wait for showers and storms to move into Southwest Florida. By midday we could see a few stray showers and storms begin to arrive.

As we head into the afternoon, a band of rain with some embedded storms will move in from the northwest, making for an unsettled afternoon and evening.

The bulk of the rain will likely pass through Southwest Florida between 3-9 p.m., and then we'll start to dry out overnight into Tuesday morning.

A few of today's storms could pack a punch with the main threat being strong gusty winds.

Rain totals should stay below an inch for most of Southwest Florida, but it's not out of the question for a few spots to pick up over an inch if some of the cells train over the same spots.

Once the rain and clouds move away from South Florida Tuesday morning, our weather looks great for the remainder of the week. We'll enjoy plenty of sunshine along with highs in the mid 80s and lows in the 60s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-NAVI


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE PREPS-INTRO


IF YOU HAVEN'T NOTICED ALL THE GREEN TODAY--

IT'S SAINT PATRICK'S DAY.

THOUSANDS OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDIANS WILL CELEBRATE THE CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY.

AND OF COURSE-- THERE IS PLENTY TO DO TODAY.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE IN THE STUDIO WITH HOW YOU CAN FIND YOUR PERFECT POT OF GOLD TODAY. Return to index of stories...


ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE PREPS-PLASMA


FROM PARADE'S TO PARTIES TO DELICIOUS FOOD-- WE'VE GOT YOUR SAINT PATRICK'S DAY SHENANIGANS COVERED.

LET'S GET STRAIGHT TO THE SHAMROCKIN' FUN. Return to index of stories...


ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE PREPS-CG


THERE'S A PARADE ON FORT MYERS BEACH TODAY.

IT STARTS AT 10 A.M.

IT WILL LAST FOR ABOUT AN HOUR.

THE ROUTE STARTS FROM SANTINI MARINA PLAZA NORTH ON ESTERO BOULEVARD DOWN TO THE CHURCH OF THE ACCENSION.

KEEP IN MIND, TRAFFIC WILL BE STOPPED ON ESTERO BOULEVARD BETWEEN 9:45 AND 11:00 AM

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ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE PREPS-CG


A LOT OF LOCAL RESTUARANTS AND BARS ARE HOSTING CELEBRATIONS.

THE PUB AT MERCATO WILL OFFER FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS AND HAVE LIVE MUSIC FROM NOON TO 2 AM.

THE CELTIC RAY IN PUNTA GORDA WILL HAVE TENTS SET UP IN THE BACK PARKING LOT WITH VENDORS, FOOD AND LIVE MUSIC.

ON SANIBEL, CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE SPECIALS , GUINNESS, GREEN BEER, AND IRISH WHISKEY WILL BE SERVED AT IRISH-FEST.

YOU'LL FIND IT ALL AT THE PARKING LOT OF BAILEY'S MARKET FROM 2-5.

A BIG BLOCK PARTY IS PLANNED IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS FROM 7-11.

MUSIC ON 6 STAGES.

YOU CAN ALSO ENJOY DRINK SPECIALS, CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE AND SHEPPARDS PIE. Return to index of stories...


ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE PREPS-PLASMA


IF YOU KNOW OF ANYTHING ELSE SPECIAL HAPPENING TODAY, SHARE IT WITH US BY TWEETING US AT @NBC2 OR POST IT ON OUT FACEBOOK PAGE-- NBC 2 NEWS.

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


GOLDEN GATE FIRE FOLLOW-ONCAM, VO


THIS MORNING WE ARE GETTING A CLOSER LOOK AT THE DAMAGE LEFT BEHIND BY AN

APARTMENT FIRE.

NEARLY A DOZEN PEOPLE ARE FORCED TO FIND NEW HOMES BECAUSE OF IT.

FIRE FIGHTERS SAY FLAMES RIPPED THROUGH TWO APARTMENTS FRIDAY.

IT ALL HAPPENED AT THE GOLDEN GATE APARTMENT COMPLEX NEAR PINE RIDGE ROAD AND COLLIER BOULEVARD.

A THIRD UNIT HAS WATER DAMAGE.

VICTIMS TOLD NBC-2 THEY NOTICED FLAMES NEAR THE A C UNITS.

AND THEY MADE SURE NEIGHBORS GOT OUT OF HARMS WAY. Return to index of stories...


GOLDEN GATE FIRE FOLLOW-SOTVO


SOT

1:45:56-1:46:04

Brandy Tessalone/ fire victim

"she pulled back the blinds.and then there was a fire. We ran out and

tried to get everybody out of the building. It just happened in a

split second."

FIRE FIGHTERS HAVE NOT RELEASED A CAUSE OF FIRE. Return to index of stories...


NFM DRINKING WATER-TRX VOTOPS OC


DIRTY DRINKING WATER,

AND LITTLE FIRE PROTECTION.

PEOPLE IN THE YACHT CLUB COLONY OF NORTH FORT MYERS ARE FINALLY SEEING SOME RELIEF.

THE FACILITY THAT WAS PROVIDING WATER TO THE COMMUNITY WAS CONDEMNED IN 2012,

FORCING LEE COUNTY TO PUT IN A TEMPORARY LINE.

IN NOVEMBER- COMMISSIONERS APPROVED A 2-POINT-2 MILLION DOLLAR PERMANENT FIX,

PEOPLE WHO LIVE THERE ARE PICKING UP 75 PERCENT OF THE BILL.

DRINKING WATER SERVICES ARE NOW UP TO STANDARDS.

BUT FIRE PROTECTION STILL NEEDS SOME WORK.

COUNTY STAFF SAYS THEY NEED 2 PARCELS OF LAND TO COMPLETE THAT NEW FIRE LINE.

COMMISSIONERS WILL TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT TUESDAY'S COMMISSION MEETING. Return to index of stories...


MISSING SPRING BREAKER-BUBBA OC VO


HAPPENING RIGHT NOW.

A TEXAS COLLEGE STUDENT IS STILL MISSING AFTER A SPRING BREAK TRIP IN PANAMA CITY.

RENY JOSE DISAPPEARED MARCH 3RD AFTER HIS FRIENDS SAY HE TOOK SOME L-S-D.

LEAVING HIS CLOTHES, WALLET, CELL PHONE NEAR A TRASH CAN AT A VACATION HOME.

JOSE'S FAMILY HAVE TRAVELED TO JOIN INVESTIGATORS IN THE SEARCH. Return to index of stories...


MISSING SPRING BREAKER-SOT OC


:39- 48

"They've taken the time to take us around and show us exactly what they're doing. Yesterday we went out with the rescue dogs, and today they've been taking us around, and searching near the pond areas."

BAY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES ARE CONTINUING TO SEARCH THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


SPRING BREAK SCHEDULE-ONCAM, CG


JUST A REMINDER.

SPRING BREAK IS IN FULL SWING IN OUR AREA.

LEE COUNTY WILL HAVE NO SCHOOL THROUGH FRIDAY.

DESOTO AND GLADES COUNTIES ARE OFF THIS WEEK AS WELL.

COLLIER COUNTY GO ON BREAK THE TWENTY-FOURTH.

CHARLOTTE AND HENDRY -- HAVE TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL TODAY. Return to index of stories...


DELTA PLANE WING-TRX OC VO


ALL NEW THIS MORNING.

A DELTA PLANE FLYING FROM ORLANDO TO ATLANTA LOST PART OF ITS WING SUNDAY -

BUT LUCKILY, THE FLIGHT LANDED WITHOUT A PROBLEM.

THE PANEL CAME UNDONE IN MID-AIR, LEAVING GEARS AND WIRING UNCOVERED.

NO ONE WAS INJURED.

OFFICIALS ARE NOW INSPECTING THE PLANE. Return to index of stories...


GOODLAND FLOODING-OTS, VO


RIGHT NOW WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO WHEN MARCO ISLAND OFFICIALS WILL MEET ON FLOODING ISSUES IN GOODLAND.

PEOPLE LIVING THERE HAVE BEEN URGING THE COUNTY TO STEP IN AND HELP FIX THEIR ONLY ROAD IN AND OFF THE ISLAND.

THIS IS COUNTY ROAD 92.

SOMETIMES DRIVERS SAY IT'S ALMOST IMPASSABLE.

THE CITY OF MARCO ISLAND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAING MOST OF THAT ROAD.

ONLY A SMALL PORTION OF IT IS COUNTY-MAINTAINED.

IN JANUARY -- COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SENT A LETTER TO MARCO OFFICIALS TO REEVALUATE THE CONDITION OF THE ROAD. Return to index of stories...


DISCOUNT CLUBS-OC VO


WITH AMAZON PRIME RAISING ITS ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FROM 79 TO 99 DOLLARS.

MAYBE IT'S TIME TO RETHINK MEMBERSHIP IN DISCOUNT CLUBS THAT CHARGE A FEE.

CONSUMER EXPERTS SAY THEY MAKE SENSE ONLY IF YOU'RE USING THEM ROUTINELY AND CREATIVELY LIKE BUYING GAS FROM YOUR WAREHOUSE CLUB.

CONSUMER REPORTERS RECENTLY RESEARCHED THE VALUE OF MEMBERSHIP IN DISCOUNT CLUBS. AND CONCLUDED.LIKE EVERYTHING ELSE, YOU HAVE TO COMPARISON SHOP.

FOR EXAMPLE, PAYING A'LA CARTE FOR A TOW. INSTEAD OF AN AUTO CLUB MEMBERSHIP. UNLESS YOU'RE ALREADY ENTITLED TO ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE. Return to index of stories...


DISCOUNT CLUBS-SOTVO


"A lot of auto manufactuers do roll in some sort of roadside assistance priogram as a perk for new car owners. You might also have coverage through oddly enough a credit card or even your auto insurer"

ANOTHER ISSUE TO CONSIDER.A STUDY BY CONSUMER INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH PARTNERS FOUND PEOPLE WITH MEMBERSHIPS OFTEN SPEND MORE. TO JUSTIFY THEIR MEMERSHIP FEE. Return to index of stories...


QHOUR PUSH TEASE-2 SHOT VO


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW --

NOW THAT RUSSIANS IN CRIMEA HAVE VOTED OVERWHELMINGLY TO BREAK AWAY FROM UKRAINE, WHAT'S NEXT?

WE GO TO WASHINGTON FOR THE LATEST.

AND NOTHING CAN COME BETWEEN A MAN AND HIS SPORTS.

HEAR WHY MANY MEN TIME THEIR VASECTOMIES AROUND MARCH MADNESS. Return to index of stories...


BREAK SEVEN 5:39:23 AM


HIT TIME 5:39:23 AM

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


TS1) LEHIGH FESTIVAL ACCIDENT-TRIP ANIBOX


IF YOU ARE JUST WAKING UP WITH US THIS MORNING HERE'S SOME OF OUR BIG STORUES THAT YOU MAY HAVE MISSED.

ANOTHER RIDE HAS MALFUNCTIONED AT THE LEHIGH SPRING FESTIVAL.

THIS TIME - SENDING A PIECE OF METAL CRASHING INTO A NEARBY WINDSHIELD SMASHING IT.

ACCORDING TO MODERN MIDWAYS THE WIND SENT A FENCE FROM THE RAGE IN THE CAGE RIDE SAILING INTO THIS VAN.

LUCKILY NO ONE AS HURT. Return to index of stories...


TS2) FCGU BASKETBALL-TRIP ANIBOX


AND THE EAGLES WOMEN BASKETBALL TEAM HAS EARNED AN AUTOMATIC BID TO THE NCAA TOURNAMENT.

THEY'LL FIND OUT WHO, WHERE, AND WHEN THEY PLAY WHEN THE BRACKETS ARE UNVEILED TODAY.

THEY WILL PLAY THEIR NCAA TOURNEY GAME THIS WEEKEND.

AND IT NOT OVER FOR THE MEN.

THE EIGHTH-SEEDED EAGLES WILL PLAY AT TOP SEED FLORIDA STATE TOMORROW NIGHT IN TALLAHASSEE.

THE GAME WILL BE AT SEVEN P-M. AND TELEVISED ON ESPN TWO. Return to index of stories...


TS3) ST PATRICKS DAY LOCALLY-TRIP ANIBOX


AND IN CELEBRATION OF ST. PATRICKS DAY THERE WILL BE A PARADE AT TEN THIS MORNING ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

IT WILL LAST FOR ABOUT AN HOUR.

THE ROUTE STARTS FROM SANTINI MARINA PLAZA NORTH ON ESTERO BOULEVARD DOWN TO THE CHURCH OF THE ACCENSION.

THAT MEANS TRAFFIC WILL BE STOPPED ON ESTERO BOULEVARD BETWEEN 9:45 AND 11:00 AM Return to index of stories...


5:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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5:42 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.

SAINT PATRICK'S DAY STORMS

Our Monday morning starts out fairly cloudy as we wait for showers and storms to move into Southwest Florida. By midday we could see a few stray showers and storms begin to arrive.

As we head into the afternoon, a band of rain with some embedded storms will move in from the northwest, making for an unsettled afternoon and evening.

The bulk of the rain will likely pass through Southwest Florida between 3-9 p.m., and then we'll start to dry out overnight into Tuesday morning.

A few of today's storms could pack a punch with the main threat being strong gusty winds.

Rain totals should stay below an inch for most of Southwest Florida, but it's not out of the question for a few spots to pick up over an inch if some of the cells train over the same spots.

Once the rain and clouds move away from South Florida Tuesday morning, our weather looks great for the remainder of the week. We'll enjoy plenty of sunshine along with highs in the mid 80s and lows in the 60s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION PROJECT?

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


RUSSIA LATEST-VO


AMERICANS ARE PROTESTING:

AND THE WHITE HOUSE IS TALKING TOUGH:

BUT THE PEOPLE OF CRIMEA HAVE SPOKEN:

96 PERCENT WANT TO BREAK AWAY FROM UKRAINE AND JOIN RUSSIA.

WHAT'S NEXT?

RUSSIA'S PARLIAMENT WILL LIKELY VOTE TO ANNEX CRIMEA.

TODAY THE EUROPEAN UNION IS EXPECTED TO RELUCTANTLY JOIN THE U-S ANNOUNCING TRAVEL BANS AND FREEZING ASSETS AGAINST THOSE PUSHING FOR A TAKEOVER. Return to index of stories...


RUSSIA LATEST-SOTVO


"That could be disastrous and our citizens at the end of the day would not blame the Russians, but us." BUTTED TO "The sanctions need to be enforced, along with our European allies, because that will have the biggest bite."

NOW WITH CRIMEA IN HIS BACK POCKET, ONE CONCERN HERE ON CAPITOL HILL IS WHETHER PRESIDENT PUTIN WILL PUSH BEYOND CRIMEA INTO EASTERN UKRAINE.

I Return to index of stories...


LEE CO HARLEM HEIGHTS-TRX OTS


LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL VOTE TUESDAY TO RELEASE LIENS ON 4 PROPERTIES IN HARLEM HEIGHTS.

THE NON PROFIT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WANTS TO BUY THE FORECLOSED PROPERTIES,

BUT LEE COUNTY HAS BEEN MOWING THE LOTS NEAR GLADIOULUS AND ROBINSON STREET SINCE THEY WERE ABANDONED.

THE BILL FOR THAT SERVICE IS 45-HUNDRED DOLLARS --

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HOPES THE COUNTY WILL GET RID OF THE LIENS. Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE HIT & RUN ARREST-SSTOPS


THIS MORNING WE DID SOME DIGGING AND FOUND OUT A NAPLES MAN WAS ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO A HIT-AND-RUN IN IMMOKALEE.

HERE'S HIS MUGSHOT.

RAUL LORA SAYS, THE PEDESTRIAN "JUMPED OUT AT HIM."

REPORTS SHOW - LORA LEFT THE SCENE.

TROOPERS SAY, LORA HIT THE MAN, AND CAUSED CRITICAL INJURIES.

WHEN AUTHORITIES CAUGHT UP TO LORA -- HE TOLD THEM, HE DIDN'T STOP BECAUSE HE WAS NERVOUS, AND SCARED. Return to index of stories...


OPRAH SELLS HARPO-VO


ITS THE END OF AN ERA.

OPRAH WINFREY SAYS, SHE'S SELLING HARPO STUDIOS, IN CHICAGO.

WINFREY SAYS, SHE'S SELLING THE STUDIO TO A DEVELOPER -- BUT PRODUCTIONS ON HER "OWN" NETWORK, WILL REMAIN ON PROPERTY ANOTHER TWO YEARS.

OPRAH FILMED HER HIT TALK SHOW, "THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW" AT THE STUDIO, FROM 1990 UNTIL 2011.

OPRA TOLD A CHICAGO NEWSPAPER, SHE EXPECTS THE TRANSACTION TO BE CLOSED WITHIN 30-DAYS. Return to index of stories...


MARCH MADNESS AND VESECTOMIES-OC VO


BASKETBALL FANS WILL BE GLUED TO THEIR TELEVISIONS SETS THIS WEEK AS MARCH MADNESS GETS UNDERWAY.

SOME OF THOSE FANS WILL BE RECUPERATING FROM A VASECTOMY.

DOCTORS SAY THERE ARE PATIENTS WHO TIME THEIR "SNIPS" TO COINCIDE WITH THE ANNUAL SPORTING EVENT.

THAT WAY THEY CAN SEE THEIR TEAMS PLAY WHILE THEY RECOVER ON THE COUCH. Return to index of stories...


MOVIES ON THE LAWN-OC SS


LOOKING AHEAD TO TUESDAY ---

MOVIES ON THE LAWN RETURNS TO THE MERCATO SHOPS IN NAPLES.

IT'S A FREE EVENT.

HEAD TO THE GRASSY AREA ACROSS FROM NAPLES FLATBREAD AND THE WINE LOFT AT 7:45 FOR JACK THE GIANT SLAYER.

THE MOVIE IS RATED PG-13. Return to index of stories...


MICHAEL BOLTON-CGTOPS


ALSO ON TUESDAY --

GRAMMY AWARD WINNING SINGER MICHAEL BOLTON COMES TO FORT MYERS.

HE'S IN TOWN FOR ONE SHOW AT THE BARBARA B MANN PERFORMING ARTS HALL.

THE SHOW STARTS AT 7:30.

TICKET PRICES RANGE FROM 41- 78 DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE STORY 1-2SHOT VO


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW

COLLEGE RIVALRIES CAN GET HEATED. AND THAT'S ESPECIALLY TRUE WHEN COLLEGE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS ARE ON THE LINE.

PLAYERS, COACHES, FANS. EVEN MASCOTS CAN LET THAT PRESSURE GET THE BEST OF THEM. Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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WAVV 101.1 TEASE-SSTOPS


IF YOU NEED TO WALK OUT THE DOOR - WE CAN STILL MAKE SURE YOU ARE IN THE KNOW TODAY -

TUNE US IN ON WAVV 101.1 - WE ARE LIVE FROM 6-7! Return to index of stories...


BREAK EIGHT 5:49:40 AM


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WEATHER IN WASHINGTON-SAT 2


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5:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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5:52 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.

SAINT PATRICK'S DAY STORMS

Our Monday morning starts out fairly cloudy as we wait for showers and storms to move into Southwest Florida. By midday we could see a few stray showers and storms begin to arrive.

As we head into the afternoon, a band of rain with some embedded storms will move in from the northwest, making for an unsettled afternoon and evening.

The bulk of the rain will likely pass through Southwest Florida between 3-9 p.m., and then we'll start to dry out overnight into Tuesday morning.

A few of today's storms could pack a punch with the main threat being strong gusty winds.

Rain totals should stay below an inch for most of Southwest Florida, but it's not out of the question for a few spots to pick up over an inch if some of the cells train over the same spots.

Once the rain and clouds move away from South Florida Tuesday morning, our weather looks great for the remainder of the week. We'll enjoy plenty of sunshine along with highs in the mid 80s and lows in the 60s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI


CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

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


WHAT'S COMING UP AT 6-CLIPTOPS


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WHAT'S COMING UP AT 6-NEWSROOM


WE ARE OFF TO A BUSY MONDAY ON THIS SAINT PATRICK'S DAY.

I'M LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM GETTING THE LATEST UPDATES FROM OUR PRODUCERS AND REPORTERS. Return to index of stories...


1) ST PATS WEATHER-VOTOPS


WE HAVE TEAM COVERAGE ON SOME SERIOUS STORMS MAKING THERE WAY TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA THIS AFTERNOON. SO DRIVERS WILL NEED TO BE CAREFUL ON THE ROADS. AND SEVERAL DUI PATROLS START TONIGHT AS WELL FOR SAINT PATTY'S DAY.

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2) LEHIGH ACCIDENT-SOTTOPS


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3) GARGLE WITH OIL-VOTOPS


PLUS, THIS IS BRAND NEW AS YOU WAKE UP ----

A NEW FAD FLOODING SOCIAL MEDIA.

USERS CLAIM SWISHING OIL IN YOUR MOUTH FOR 20 MINUTES EVERY DAY WILL WHITEN TEETH, STREGHTEN TEETH AND GUMS, EVEN SOFTEN YOUR HAIR AND SKIN. AND PREVENT DISEASE.

HEAR FROM TWO DENTISTS TO GET THEIR TAKE ON THE TREND IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP AT 6 TAG-NEWROOM


PLUS HALEY'S TRACKING STORMS ON THE WAY THIS AFTERNOON.

AND NICK'S MONITORING THE ROADS.

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BAD FEEDING HABITS-VOTOPS


BAD FEEDING HABITS IN THE FIRST MONTHS OF LIFE COULD BE SETTING CHILDREN UP FOR OBESITY.

RESEARCHERS NTERVIEWED MORE THAN EIGHT HUNDRED LOW-INCOME PARENTS.

THEY FOUND A MAJORITY PRACTICED FEEDING HABITS THAT ARE THOUGHT TO LEAD TO OBESITY LATER IN LIFE.

NEARLY HALF FORMULA FED EXCLUSIVELY -- AS WELL AS PUT BABIES TO BED WITH BOTTLES.

ONE IN FOUR PROPPED BOTTLES UP, INSTEAD OF FEEDING BY HAND -- WHICH COULD LEAD TO OVER EATING.

AND NINETY PERCENT OF THE INFANTS WERE EXPOSED TO TELEVISION -- HALF WERE INTENTIONALLY PUT IN FRONT OF A T-V TO WATCH. Return to index of stories...


500 POUND PASTA-VOTOPS


IT COULD BE THE BIGGEST BOWL OF PASTA EVER.

IN NEW ORLEANS THIS WEEKEND, ORGANIZERS POURED MORE THAN 500-POUNDS OF NOODLES, AND 150-POUNDS OF SAUCE INTO THIS BOWL WHICH IS EIGHT-FOOT WIDE.

HUNGRY PEOPLE TOOK SAMPLES.

THE BOWL WAS BUILT BY JONATHAN BERTUCCELLI, WHO ALSO CREATES MARDI GRAS FLOATS.

THE MEAL WAS MADE TO HELP KICK OFF THE ITALIAN AMERICAN MARCHING CLUB PARADE. Return to index of stories...


MASCOT FIGHT-VOTOPS


ON SATURDAY THE GREAT DANES OF SUNY ALBANY BEAT SUNY STONY BROOK FOR THE AMERICAN EAST CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT TITLE.

BUT KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE BASELINE. WHERE YOU CAN SEE STONY BROOK'S WOLFIE THE SEA-WOLF" AND "DAMIEN - THE GREAT DANE OF ALBANY" GETTING TANGLED UP.

THEY HAD A SERIOUS DOG-FIGHT THERE FOR A SECOND!

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