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DIRECTOR PAGE FL TEENS MURDER PLOT-trx VOTOPS
1) DEPUTIES INJURED-trx SOTVOTOPS TEASE TWO-ONCAM
2) CAT HOARDER-trx VOTOPS TZ2 A) FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-VO
3) FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-trx VOTOPS FIRST ALERT OPEN-CLIP
SHOW OPEN-CLIP FORECAST-WXWALL
TOSS TO HOLLLIE-SS, E-AniBX SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
LCSO DEPUTIES INJURED-REM 7 FGCU NIT OPENER-ONCAM
LCSO DEPUTIES INJURED-PKG FGCU FLORIDA STATE NIT-VOTOPS
LCSO DEPUTIES INJURED-REM 7 TOSS TO BRIAN-ONCAM
TOSS TO RISHI-OC FGCU 1ST ROUND NIT-LIVEU-2
FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-PLASMA FGCU 1ST ROUND NIT-SOT
FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-VOTOPS FGCU 1ST ROUND NIT-LIVEU-2
BRIAN LOOKLIVE INTERVIEW-PKG FLORIDA NCAA OPPONENT-ONCAM
FCGU WRAP-PLASMA FIRST FOUR SCORES-CGTOPS
TOSS TO JOE-E-AniBX RED SOX YANKEES-VOTOPS
FGCU FANS-LIVEU-1 TEASE THREE-ONCAM
FGCU FANS-PKG TZ A) TUITION BILL-VO
FGCU FANS-LIVEU-1 SEATTLE CHOPPER CRASH-trx VO-WIPE
FM SHORES CAT HOARDER-VO SEATTLE CHOPPER CRASH-SOTVO
FM SHORES CAT HOARDER-trx PKG MALAYSIA PLANE LATEST-trx SOTVO
FL POLITICIAN DRUG TESTS-VO-WIPE IMMIGRANTS TUITION BILL-trx VO-WIPE
FL POLITICIAN DRUG TESTS-SOTVO IMMIGRANTS TUITION BILL-SOTVO
CAPE STREETSCAPE-trx VOTOPS TEACHER SHORTAGE-trx VOTOPS-WIPE
CSPAN FORT MYERS-VO-WIPE TEACHER SHORTAGE-SOTVO
CSPAN FORT MYERS-SOTVO IMMOKALEE CASINO HOTEL-VO
PAM TEBOW BONITA-VO-WIPE DASH CAM NEAR MISS-O-AniBX, VO
PAM TEBOW BONITA-SOTVO DISNEY FISH TANK LEAK-trx VOTOPS
TEASE ONE-ONCAM TEASE FOUR-ONCAM
TZ1 A) SEATTLE CHOPPER CRASH-VO FALLON TEASE-SOT
FIRST ALERT FORECAST TEASE-STC SOUP SURPRISE-SOTVO-WIPE
TEENS HIGH SPEED CHASE-trx SS, VO-WIPE SOUP SURPRISE-SOTVO
TEENS HIGH SPEED CHASE-SOTVO FINAL FORECAST-WXGRX
FL TRIPLE MURDER-VO CLOSE SHOW-3 SHOT


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1) DEPUTIES INJURED-trx SOTVOTOPS


:50:24

"I've never seen this many police officers before."

A LEE COUNTY CHASE ENDED WITH A HEAD-ON CRASH --

SHOTS FIRED --

AND TWO DEPUTIES INJURED.

TONIGHT -- NBC 2 UNCOVERS HOW A TRAFFIC STOP TOOK A VIOLENT TURN. Return to index of stories...


2) CAT HOARDER-trx VOTOPS


MORE THAN 70 CATS RESCUED FROM A FORT MYERS SHORES HOME BY ANIMAL CONTROL WORKERS IN HAZMAT SUITS.

ONLY NBC 2 WAS THERE.

TONIGHT -- HOW THESE HOARDING CASES ARE FILLING UP SHELTERS FAST. Return to index of stories...


3) FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-trx VOTOPS


IT CAME DOWN TO THE WIRE -- BUT THE F-G-C-U MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM CAME UP SHORT IN ROUND ONE OF THE N-I-T.

WE HAVE LIVE TEAM COVERAGE FROM TALLAHASSEE. Return to index of stories...


SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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TOSS TO HOLLLIE-SS, E-AniBX


GOOD EVENING, I'M PETER BUSCH.

ONE LEE COUNTY DEPUTY IS STILL IN THE HOSPITAL, ANOTHER WAS JUST RELEASED -- AFTER A CAR RAMMED THEIR MOTORCYCLES DURING A CHASE.

DEPUTIES SAY IT ALL STARTED WHEN THEY TRIED TO PULL OVER A CAR IN THE VILLAS COMMUNITY -- NEAR U-S 41 AND COLLEGE PARKWAY.

NBC 2'S HOLLIE HOJECK JOINS LIVE OUTSIDE LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WHERE THE DEPUTIES WERE RUSHED TODAY.

HOLLIE. Return to index of stories...


LCSO DEPUTIES INJURED-REM 7


WHAT WERE BEING TOLD --

*** LATEST INFO ***

THE TWO DEPUTIES WERE RUSHED HERE TO LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.

WE KNOW THESE WERE VETERAN DEPUTIES WERE CONDUCTING A TRAFFIC STOP IN SOUTH FORT MYERS -- WHEN THINGS TOOK A VIOLENT TURN. Return to index of stories...


LCSO DEPUTIES INJURED-PKG


:39-:43 Bonnie Scarsbrook, Neighbor

:47-50 Treva Gunter, Working Nearby

:03:41 NATS OF HELICOPTER

USE V0--:49:08

AN ARMY OF LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SWARM THIS QUIET-RESIDENTIAL STREET OFF

US 41 IN SOUTH FORT MYERS.

Treva Gunter

Working Nearby

:50:44 Chaos!

:50:23 ive never seen this many police officers before.

:03

A DEPUTIES MANGLED MOTORCYCLE AND THIS BANGED UP RED CAR ARE ALL THATS

LEFT AFTER A ROUTINE TRAFFIC STOP TURNS INTO A CHASE AND DEPUTIES SAY THEY WERE

FORCED TO OPEN FIRE.

Bonnie Scarsbrook - Neighbor

:49:12 Like three consecutive- boom boom boom- gunshots.

:02

DEPUTIES SAY THE TWO DEPUTIES PULLED THE SUSPECT OVER FOR RUNNING A RED LIGHT.

THE DRIVER TOOK OFF THROUGH THE VILLAS NEIGHBORHOOD-- AND DEPUTIES FOLLOWED.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE SUSPECT THEN CRASHED INTO THEM IN AN ATTEMPT TO GET AWAY.

Bonnie Scarsbrook - Neighbor

:48:57 i seen the motorcycle officers that might

of been the one that got hit.

DEPUTIES SAY THE DRIVER CRASHED IN A RESTUARANT PARKING LOT AND TRIED TO RUN.

Treva Gunter

Working Nearby

:51:10 its very close to home! thats why im so shakey.

OUR CAMERAS WERE THERE AS SHERIFF MIKE SCOTT AND OTHER DEPUTIES WENT

INSIDE THE HOSPITAL TO CHECK ON THEIR TWO FELLOW DEPUTIES.

Bonnie Scarsbrook, neighbor

:49:51 im praying he's ok. Return to index of stories...


LCSO DEPUTIES INJURED-REM 7


THE DRIVER OF THAT RED CAR IS IN CUSTODY TONIGHT.

SO FAR -- HIS NAME HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED.

REPORTING LIVE OUTSIDE LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, HOLLIE HOJECK, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO RISHI-OC


THE SEASON IS OVER FOR THE F-G-C-U MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM.

BUT IT WAS A HECK OF A FINALE TONIGHT IN TALAHASSEE.

NBC 2'S RISHI BARRAN JOINS US WITH DETAILS ON THE GAME. Return to index of stories...


FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-PLASMA


PETER.

THE EAGLES SAW THEIR INVITATION TO THE N-I-T AS A CHANCE TO DO WHAT THEY DID LAST YEAR: KNOCK OFF SOME BIG NAMES. AND CONTINUE TO IMPROVE THEIR PROGRAM.

AND THEY HAD ONE OF THE TOURNAMENT'S NUMBER ONE SEEDS. FLORIDA STATE. ON THE ROPES ALL NIGHT. Return to index of stories...


FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-VOTOPS


THE EIGHTH-SEEDED EAGLES. HOPING FOR THE UPSET IN TALLAHASSEE.

F-G-C-U. STARTING THE SECOND HALF STRONG WITH A 12-4 RUN. JAMAIL JONES TWO AND THE FOULD. THREE POINT PLAY. 34-28 EAGLES.

BUT FRONT COURT FOUL TROUBLE AND AN INJURY TO BIG MAN NATE HICKS WERE TOO MUCH TO OVERCOME. F-S-U'S OKARO WHITE. WITH THE PUTBACK DUNK TO PUT THE NOLES AHEAD.

SEMINOLES WIN, 58-53. ENDING F-G-C-U'S SEASON.

HERE'S N-B-C TWO SPORTS DIRECTOR BRIAN COLLERAN FROM THE TUCKER CENTER. Return to index of stories...


BRIAN LOOKLIVE INTERVIEW-PKG


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FCGU WRAP-PLASMA


BRIAN WILL HAVE MUCH MORE ON THE GAME FROM TALLAHASSEE IN A LIVE REPORT LATER IN SPORTS. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO JOE-E-AniBX


IT'S GOING TO BE A LONG RIDE HOME FOR EAGLES FANS.

RIGHT NOW -- AT LEAST ONE BUSLOAD IS DRIVING BACK FROM TALLAHASSEE -- AFTER TONIGHT'S DISAPPOINTING LOSS.

NBC 2 JOE ROETZ HAS BEEN TRAVELING WITH THEM ALL DAY AND CONTINUES OUR TEAM COVERAGE TONIGHT -- LIVE FROM THE ROAD. Return to index of stories...


FGCU FANS-LIVEU-1


RIGHT NOW -- WE ARE AT _________

THE CAP OF A LENGTHY TRIP TO TALLAHASSEE.

A LOT OF CONFIDENCE GOING INTO TONIGHT'S GAME AND THESE GUYS WERE

THERE EVERY STEP OF THE WAY. Return to index of stories...


FGCU FANS-PKG


TRT: 1:08

Nats-

It's not the NCAA tournament-

But for these fgcu fans, the NIT is the next best thing.

Take sot

Lisa vanhoudt

Alumn

It was a really good tourney run last year and maybe next year we have it too.

But tonight-

A hard loss for the fgcu eagles at FSU.

Take sot

Benjamin Jaap

5 seconds

I actually expected them to get blown out by at least 15 but it was much closer.

Take sot

That final run- just seeing how it ended.

A 58-53 loss in the first round began on campus - early in the day for

hardcore fans in fort Myers- where the band, cheerleaders and students

packed up, and hit the road.

For some- this was a first time to see their eagles play in a tournament.

Take sot

Stevie wishner

837-42

It's fun to be the select few that join and go with them and celebrate.

Take sot

5 seconds

Jackie Fitzgerald

Just the hype- being there on the floor ready to go. I love it.

But optimism runs high - especially with a few ineligible players able

to take the court next season-

As the cliche goes

Nats- well there is always next year.

Nats- there's always next year

Benjamin Jaap

Sophomore

6 seconds

Oh yea- who doesn't look forward to next year- we could play them next

year. We can come back, play them again and beat them at their own

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FGCU FANS-LIVEU-1


WHILE THE SEASON FOR THE MEN'S TEAM ENDS TONIGHT -- THE WOMEN PLAY IN

THE NCAA TOURNAMENT ON SATURDAY.

LIVE ALONG ______, JOE ROETZ, NBC 2 Return to index of stories...


FM SHORES CAT HOARDER-VO


72 CATS RESCUED FROM THE SAME HOME TODAY IN FORT MYERS SHORES -- ARE NOW TAKING UP

A WHOLE LOT OF SPACE AT LEE COUNTY DOMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES.

OFFICERS SAY THE CONDITIONS IN THE HOME WERE SO BAD THEY HAD TO WEAR HAZMAT SUITS.

TONIGHT -- NBC 2'S LAURA ROBERTS HAS AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT HOW THIS LATEST CASE OF ANIMAL HOARDING HAS THE SHELTER FULL TO THE BRIM. Return to index of stories...


FM SHORES CAT HOARDER-trx PKG


A home deemed unlivable -

Danielle Null

Neighbor

35:04-35:10

" they just keep bringing animals out and the supervisor told me that

it was grim."

Lee County Domestic Animal Services were called out to Sandra Berkshire's home

on Fourth Street this morning -

and discovered six dozen cats living in filth.

Tony Backhurst

Dept. Of Animal Services

39:52-39:56

"It's very difficult to breathe, you can't stay in the house for very long."

STAND UP -

Laura Roberts

ReporterLauraRoberts

9 seconds

Animal services was out here for nearly 7 hours getting all of those

cats out of this house but that's only the beginning of the work they

have to do on this case

**nat sound - cats meowing**

Ria Brown

Lee County Domestic Animal Services

31:00 31:11

When they get here the vet staff immediately goes to work, our kennel

staff is finding places to put them. It affects everyone at the

shelter basically.

A shelter that's now virtually full -

its resources tapped.

Ria Brown

30:05 30:09

There's not much space left for another cat right now

These 72 cats will be evaluated and treated for any health problems.

After that they'll likely need foster homes.

Ria Brown

29:51 30:00

we'll need help with that just because we'll need help to care for

the cats and also because our capacity needs right now

Because while their old home wasn't safe -

the shelter just isn't big enough to be their new home for long.

In Lee County, Laura Roberts, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


FL POLITICIAN DRUG TESTS-VO-WIPE


IF ONE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA LAWMAKER GETS HIS WAY -- EVERY ELECTED OFFICIAL IN THE STATE WOULD BE DRUG TESTED.

FROM CITY HALL -- TO THE LEGISLATURE -- TO THE GOVERNOR.

IF IT PASSES -- EVERY ELECTED OFFICIAL WOULD HAVE TO TAKE A DRUG TESTS WITHIN 60 DAYS OF AN ELECTION --

OR RESIGN.

AND IF ANY LAWMAKER TESTS POSITIVE -- THEY'D BE REQUIRED TO GET HELP. Return to index of stories...


FL POLITICIAN DRUG TESTS-SOTVO


State Rep. Dane Eagle/ Cape Coral

16-

"When I ran for class president, I was drug tested. When I worked for Walgreens back home, I was drug tested, when I worked in the Governor's office, I was drug tested. But now that I serve 160-thousand people in Florida as a representative, I was not."

Gov. Rick Scott/ Florida

37-

"I haven't reviewed the bill, but look I think everyone in office ought to be held accountable."

RIGHT NOW -- THE BILL IS IN THE GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE STREETSCAPE-trx VOTOPS


TONIGHT, CAPE CORAL CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY PASSED A PLAN TO HELP FIX UP THE DOWNTOWN AREA.

SMALL BUSINESSES WILL PAY FOR IMPROVEMENTS LIKE SIDEWALKS, LIGHTING AND LANDSCAPING.

THEN, THE CITY WILL REIMBURSE THOSE BUSINESSES 25-PERCENT OF THE COST.

THE CITY SAYS THE NEXT STEP IS TO FIND APPLICANTS FOR THE "STREETSCAPE" PROGRAM AND DRAFT AGREEMENTS. Return to index of stories...


CSPAN FORT MYERS-VO-WIPE


THE HISTORY OF FORT MYERS WILL SOON BE ON NATIONAL TV.

A C-SPAN CREW WAS DOWNTOWN AT THE BURROUGHS HOME TODAY.

IT'S FOR A SPECIAL SERIES CALLED "CITIES TOUR" -- HIGHLIGHTING HISTORIC SITES ACROSS AMERICA.

THE CREW IS SPENDING THE WEEK EXPLORING DIFFERENT LANDMARKS.

THE MAYOR SAYS THIS IS ANOTHER WAY TO PUT THE GROWING CITY ON THE MAP. Return to index of stories...


CSPAN FORT MYERS-SOTVO


Mayor Randy Henderson, Fort Myers

32:25-32:39

"This is equal to the likes is dunk city and all that the florida gulf coast university has done. And now CSPAN is here to highlight the elevate if you will, the curve appeal and many people will find it very pleasant. "

THE SHOW WILL ALSO HIGHLIGHT THE EDISON FORD ESTATES AND DIFFERENT LOCAL AUTHORS.

IT AIRS NEXT MONTH ON C-SPAN. Return to index of stories...


PAM TEBOW BONITA-VO-WIPE


PAM TEBOW SPOKE AT A CHURCH IN BONITA SPRINGS TONIGHT.

SHE'S THE MOM OF FORMER FLORIDA QUARTERBACK TIM TEBOW.

HUNDREDS FILLED FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

MRS TEBOW SAID WHEN IT COMES TO TEACHING CHILDREN ABOUT THE BIBLE --

SHE SUGGESTS SINGING. Return to index of stories...


PAM TEBOW BONITA-SOTVO


Pam Tebow/Motivational Speaker

37:01-37:16

"So that verse goes around and around in their heads. One time a reporter asked Timmy why don't you talk about yourself. And he said that verse just flashed into my mind and I told it to the report. I read it in the newspaper. So really it works better than us telling them what to do. "

FOR MORE THAN 20 YEARS -- TEBOW AND HER HUSBAND HAVE RUN AN ORPHANAGE IN THE PHILIPPINES. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-ONCAM


A NEWS HELICOPTER CRASHED IN SEATTLE TODAY.

IT CREATED A STUNNING SCENE NEAR THE ICONIC SPACE NEEDLE.

STILL TO COME TONIGHT, WITNESSES EXPLAIN WHAT THEY SAW RIGHT BEFORE THE CHOPPER LANDED ON TOP OF A CAR ON A BUSY STREET. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) SEATTLE CHOPPER CRASH-VO


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST TEASE-STC


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TEENS HIGH SPEED CHASE-trx SS, VO-WIPE


DETECTIVES SAY A GROUP OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY TEENS STOLE A CAR AND LED DEPUTIES ON A HIGH SPEED CHASE ALL THE WAY TO TAMPA.

INVESTIGATORS ARRESTED 15-YEAR OLD ASHANI BLACK AND THREE OTHERS -- WHOSE NAMES ARE NOT BEING RELEASED.

DEPUTIES SAY THE TEENS RAN AWAY FROM A PUNTA GORDA FOSTER HOME THIS MORNING.

THE DIRECTOR SAYS THEY HAVE "AWAKE SUPERVISION" 24 HOURS A DAY IN EACH DORM ROOM -- BUT THAT DOESN'T EXPLAIN HOW THE TEENS GOT OUT. Return to index of stories...


TEENS HIGH SPEED CHASE-SOTVO


PHONER: John Davidson, AMI Kids Crossroads Director

Staff members instructions are to not to leave a building if a kid leaves… they do check to make sure the kids are in there… but they call our director of operation."

THE ARREST REPORT SHOWS --

AN EMPLOYEE HEARD A LOUD NOISE AND IT WAS THE KIDS STEALING THE CAR.

DEPUTIES SAY THE TEENS ALSO HAD WEAPONS. Return to index of stories...


FL TRIPLE MURDER-VO


DETECTIVES IN CENTRAL FLORIDA ARE INVESTIGATING A TRIPLE MURDER IN THE WOODS OF ORANGE COUNTY.

THEY SAY THE THREE VICTIMS WERE SHOT TO DEATH.

THEY ALL LIVED IN A NEARBY SHACK.

TONIGHT, DEPUTIES ARE SEARCHING FOR TWO OTHER PEOPLE -- ALSO SQUATTERS IN THAT SHACK. Return to index of stories...


FL TEENS MURDER PLOT-trx VOTOPS


POLICE SAY A TEENAGE COUPLE IN CENTRAL FLORIDA TRIED TO KILL HER PARENTS -- BECAUSE THEY DIDN'T WANT THEM TO DATE.

THE 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL AND HER 15-YEAR-OLD BOYFRIEND APPEARED IN AN OCALA COURTROOM TODAY.

DEPUTIES SAY THE COUPLE LURED HER MOM INTO THE GARAGE AND CUT HER THROAT.

THEN -- THEY PUT A KNIFE TO THE DAD'S THROAT.

BOTH PARENTS SURVIVED. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-ONCAM


ROBERT'S FIRST ALERT FORECAST IS RIGHT AFTER THE BREAK.

THEN WE'LL CHECK BACK WITH NBC 2 SPORTS DIRECTOR BRIAN COLLERAN IN TALAHASSEE.

THE FGCU MEN'S BASKETBALL LOST IN THE NIT TONIGHT.ENDING THEIR SEASON.

WE'LL GET SOME PERSPECTIVE ON HOW THE FUTURE LOOKS FOR THE PROGRAM. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) FGCU HIGHLIGHTS-VO


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FIRST ALERT OPEN-CLIP


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FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

NICE WEATHER SETTLES IN

The showers from yesterday are gone and nice weather is on the horizon for the next 3 - 4 days. Skies will stay mostly clear tonight and breezes will die down a bit after sunset. Temperatures will fall to the mid and upper 50's along the coast with lower 50's inland. There could be some inland, patchy fog forming by sunrise on Wednesday.

Tomorrow's weather looks good. Mostly sunny skies will be noted all day and highs will touch the upper 70's to near 80. Winds will be from the east/northeast at 8 - 12 m.p.h. to start the day and a sea breeze will develop in the afternoon.

The extended forecast calls for nice weather to continue through Friday with mostly sunny skies and daytime highs in the lower 80's. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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FGCU NIT OPENER-ONCAM


ONE YEAR AGO. THE F-G-C-U EAGLES PROVED THAT TOURNAMENT TIME WAS **THEIR** TIME. GOING ON ONE OF THE MOST UNLIKELY RUNS IN NCAA TOURNAMENT HISTORY.

THIS YEAR. THE TOURNAMENT IN QUESTION WAS THE N-I-T.

BUT THE EAGLES STILL HAD HOPES OF MAKING SOME NOISE. PULLING SOME UPSETS

TOP-SEEDED FLORIDA STATE WOULD BE IN FOR A BATTLE. Return to index of stories...


FGCU FLORIDA STATE NIT-VOTOPS


NOT A LOT OF F-S-U FANS IN THE TUCKER CENTER. BUT PLENTY OF EAGLES FANS MADE THE TRIP.

UGLY GAME EARLY. HERE'S SOME OFFENSE. BRETT COMER FINDING FILIP SVET-EACH-EN-IN. THREES IT UP TO TIE IT AT 12 A PIECE. THE EAGLE D HELD F-S-U WITHOUT A FIELD GOAL FOR ABOUT A TEN MINUTE STRETCH.

MORE FROM PHILLIP. HITS THE THE THREE. HE HAD EIGHT IN THE FIRST HALF. 17-16 EAGLES

FSU'S TURN -- MONTAY BRANDON -- DRIVING AND SCORING - PLUS 1 -- SEMINOLES LED -- 24-19 AT THE BREAK --

2ND HALF -- EAGLES STORM BACK -- BERNARD THOMPSON WITH THE JUMPER, 25-24 -- FGCU ERASES A 5 POINT HALFTIME DEFICIT --

THEN ITS JAMAIL JONES -- AND THE FOUL -- FGCU LEADING BY 5, 37-32 --

GAME NOW TIED AT 39 -- BRETT COMER OFF THE WINDOW -- BREAKS THE TIE AGAIN, 41-39 FGCU --

BUT DOWN THE STRETCH - FLORIDA STATE TOO MUCH HEIGHT AND POWER -- OKARO WHITE -- THROWS IT DOWN OFF THE MISS -- SEMINOLES GO ONTO WIN BY 5, 58-53. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO BRIAN-ONCAM


SO THERE WILL BE NO BIG RUN THROUGH A NATIONAL POSTSEASON TOURNAMENT THIS YEAR.

AND NO MORE GAMES FOR THE EAGLES UNTIL NEXT SEASON.

A GOOD EFFORT FOR THE EAGLES. BUT A TOUGH WAY TO GO OUT.

N-B-C TWO SPORTS DIRECTOR BRIAN COLLERAN JOINS US LIVE FROM TALLAHASSEE WITH MORE. Return to index of stories...


FGCU 1ST ROUND NIT-LIVEU-2


ROLL CUE TO SOT: EMOTIONAL END TO THE SEASON. EMOTIONAL END TO COLLEGE CAREER OF CHASE FIELER. Return to index of stories...


FGCU 1ST ROUND NIT-SOT


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FGCU 1ST ROUND NIT-LIVEU-2


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FLORIDA NCAA OPPONENT-ONCAM


THE TOP-RANKED FLORIDA GATORS OPEN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT ON THURSDAY.

BUT UNTIL TONIGHT. THEY DIDN'T EVEN KNOW WHO THEIR OPPONENT WOULD BE.

FINALLY. THEY CAN GAME PLAN FOR SOMEONE: THE ALBANY GREAT DANES. Return to index of stories...


FIRST FOUR SCORES-CGTOPS


ALBANY HOLDS OFF MOUNT ST. MARY'S IN THE FIRST GAME OF THE FIRST FOUR IN DAYTON, OHIO.

THE GREAT DANES WILL FACE THE GATORS ON THURSDAY.

N-C STATE TOPS XAVIER IN ANOTHER FIRST FOUR MATCHUP. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX YANKEES-VOTOPS


ATTACK OF THE KILLER B'S AT STEINBRENNER FIELD!

THIS SWARM DELAYED THE RED SOX/YANKEES GAME BY ABOUT 30 MINUTES.

ALFONSO SORIANO. DOING HIS OWN DAMAGE WITH A 3 RUN BOMB. YANKEES WIN, 8-1.

RAYS CRUSH THE TWINS, 11-3.

THAT'S SPORTS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-ONCAM


NEXT ON THE NEWS AT 11 --

HOW LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS PLAN TO PREVENT A SHORTAGE OF TEACHERS NEXT YEAR.

AND STRONG REACTION TONIGHT AFTER A BILL ADVANCED THAT WOULD SAVE UNDOCUMENT IMMIGRANTS THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS ON COLLEGE TUTION IN FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


TZ A) TUITION BILL-VO


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SEATTLE CHOPPER CRASH-trx VO-WIPE


A T-V NEWS HELICOPTER CRASHED THIS MORNING NEAR THE SEATTLE SPACE NEEDLE -- KILLING A LONGTIME PHOTOJOURNALIST AND THE PILOT --

WITNESSES SAID THE CHOPPER CRASHED JUST AFTER TAKE OFF.

THERE WAS A HUGE EXPLOSION AND FUEL BURNED DOWN THE STREET. Return to index of stories...


SEATTLE CHOPPER CRASH-SOTVO


Daniel Gonzalez/Witness

:08 -

"I hear it hit the ground and it burst into flames and landed between red car and gray truck."

Bo Bain/Witness

:25-

"It kind of just nosed over trees and clipped the tops of the trees and crashed just on the other side of the street there."

INVESTIGATORS DON'T KNOW WHAT CAUSED THE HELICOPTER TO CRASH. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE LATEST-trx SOTVO


THE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING MALAYSIAN AIRLINES PLANE NOW SPANS THREE MILLION SQUARE MILES --

MORE THAN HALF THE SIZE OF THE U-S.

BUT THE MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT SAYS IT WANTS MORE HELP.

Hishammuddin Hussein , Malaysian Transport Minister

36-

"I was speaking to secretary Chuck Hagel this morning regarding the possibility of looking at U.S. satellites, radar and aircraft and vessels."

INVESTIGATORS STILL DON'T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO FLIGHT 370.

RIGHT NOW --

ALL SIGNS POINT TO A DELIBERATE ACT --

BUT THEY WANT TO FIND THE PLANE'S BLACK BOX TO HELP SOLVE THE MYSTERY. Return to index of stories...


IMMIGRANTS TUITION BILL-trx VO-WIPE


A BILL THAT WOULD OFFER IN-STATE TUITION TO UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS IS DIVIDING FLORIDA LAWMAKERS.

THE PROPOSAL BARELY PASSED A SENATE COMMITTEE TODAY BY A 5-4 VOTE.

RIGHT NOW -- IN-STATE STUDENTS AT FGCU PAY ABOUT 3 THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A FULL SEMESTER.

THAT'S NEARLY 10 THOUSAND DOLLARS LESS THAN OUT OF STATE, OR UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS.

AN FGCU OFFICIALS SAID THE BILL IS FAIR. Return to index of stories...


IMMIGRANTS TUITION BILL-SOTVO


Marc Laviolette, FGCU, Director of Admissions

55:20-

"We provided them with education right up to grade 12, but all of a sudden we slam the door on them, no you can continue, but you're going to have to pay these large fees."

State Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto/ Fort Myers

00:12 "This privilege should be reserved for law abiding citizens and tax payers should not subsidize the behavior of folks whose first act in the country was to break the law."

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT SUPPORTS THE BILL.

IT HAS TO CLEAR A FEW MORE COMMITTEES BEFORE IT GOES TO THE FULL SENATE FOR A VOTE. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER SHORTAGE-trx VOTOPS-WIPE


THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION ANNOUNCED TODAY --

IT EXPECTS A TEACHER SHORTAGE FOR NEXT YEAR.

THIS MOSTLY AFFECTS CORE CLASSES -- LIKE MATH, SCIENCE AND READING.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY SCHOOL LEADERS TELL NBC 2 WHEN HIRING SLOWED DURING THE RECESSION --QUALIFIED TEACHERS FOUND WORK ELSEWHERE. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER SHORTAGE-SOTVO


Cathy Corsaletti, Punta Gorda MS Principal

1:03:29-

"I'd say in the past there used to be 25-30 and even more. And the numbers have definitely dwindled down sometimes you get as little as 8-10 applicants per job."

CHARLOTTE COUNTY SAYS IT'S NOW REACHING OUT TO OUT-OF-STATE TEACHING GRADUATES.

LEE COUNTY PLANS TO HOST A RECRUITMENT FAIR IN MAY. Return to index of stories...


IMMOKALEE CASINO HOTEL-VO


A HARD ROCK HOTEL MAY BE COMING TO THE SEMINOLE CASINO IMMOKALEE.

THE WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT TELLS NBC 2 -- THE SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA APPROACHED THEM ABOUT A HOTEL PROJECT 6 WEEKS AGO.

THE DISTRICT SAYS THE CASINO WANTS TO BREAK GROUND ON THE NEW 4-STORY, 100 ROOM HOTEL NEXT MONTH AND FINISH BY DECEMBER. Return to index of stories...


DASH CAM NEAR MISS-O-AniBX, VO


INCREDIBLE DASH CAM VIDEO TONIGHT OF A TRUCK FLYING BETWEEN TWO IOWA STATE TROOPERS.

INVESTIGATORS SAY A SEMI DRIVER DIDN'T SLOW DOWN AND REAR-ENDED A PICKUP.

AND THAT TRUCK THEN WENT FLYING THROUGH THE AIR AND CLIPPED ONE TROOPER.

THE TROOPER IS OK. Return to index of stories...


DISNEY FISH TANK LEAK-trx VOTOPS


CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO FROM LAKE BUENA VISTA --

A FISH TANK STARTED LEAKING AT THE T-REX café IN DOWNTOWN DISNEY.

NO ONE COULD FIGURE OUT A WAY TO STOP IT.SO CUSTOMERS WATCHED, AND RECORDED VIDEO.OF THE WATER SPILLING ONTO THE RESTAURANT FLOOR. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-ONCAM


ROBERT WILL HAVE YOUR FINAL CHECK OF WEATHER WHEN WE COME BACK. Return to index of stories...


FALLON TEASE-SOT


"Hey Guys! We're playing Pyramid with Lena Dunham, Hugh Dancy, Quest Love. We have new music from and Foster the people. It's a great show. You've got to watch. We're on next. It's gonna be dope." Return to index of stories...


SOUP SURPRISE-SOTVO-WIPE


A COLORADO WOMAN CLAIMS SHE FOUND A BABY CHICKEN FLOATING IN HER CAMPBELL'S SOUP.

Nicole Montgomery/Found Soup Surprise

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"It makes me sick to my stomach to think about what was in that soup."

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"It's like a train wreck -- you can't stop looking at

THERE IT IS.

IT'S FURRY --

IT HAS LEGS AND A BEAK.

THE WOMAN SAYS SHE IMMEDIATELY CALLED CAMPBELL'S CUSTOMER SERVICE LINE.

THE COMPANY IS SENDING SOMEONE TO PICK UP THE SOUP -- SO IT CAN INVESTIGATE. Return to index of stories...


SOUP SURPRISE-SOTVO


Nicole Montgomery/Found Soup Surprise

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"She's like well that's not possible and I said well, it's got feet and a beak and it really looks like a dead chicken -- and she's like there's absolutely no way that can be a dead chicken.

THE COMPANY IS SENDING SOMEONE TO PICK UP THE SOUP -- SO IT CAN INVESTIGATE. Return to index of stories...


FINAL FORECAST-WXGRX


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...


CLOSE SHOW-3 SHOT


AD LIB GOODBYE 4SHOT Return to index of stories...