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DIRECTOR'S PAGE A) CUBA TWITTER-2 SHOT VO
HEADLINES----- B) BASE SECURITY-VO TOPS
A) FORT HOOD LATEST-SS TOPS VO IN PLASMA BREAK FOUR
B) SARAH PALIN-SS TOPS BREAKING NEWS
C) CAR INTO CVS-VO IN PLASMA FORT HOOD SHOOTING UPDATE-SS TOPS CG VID BOX
SHOW OPEN-CLIP BASE SECURITY-ONCAM
FORT HOOD UPDATE-TC MON SS BASE SECURITY-PKG
FORT HOOD LATEST-TC MON RUSSIA SPACE-ONCAM
FORT HOOD LATEST-PKG MISSING PLANE FOOD-VO WIPE
FORT HOOD WRAP-ONCAM MISSING PLANE FOOD-SOT VO
BRUIST GUILTY-TRX SS CUBA TWITTER-ONCAM
TOSS TO STEVE-SS BOXES CUBA TWITTER-PKG
PALIN BBQ-REM LIVE CUBA TWITTER-ONCAM
PALIN BBQ-PKG DETROIT CHASE-TRX VO TOPS
PALIN BBQ-REM LIVE WOMAN JUMPS ON TRACKS-VO
NO FATALITIES ON 75-VO WOMAN FIGHTS ATTACKER-VO WIPE
CAPE CAT IN A WALL-2 SS WOMAN FIGHTS ATTACKER-SOT VO
TOSS TO JOELLE-OC SS HEALTH-CLIP
DOCK FIGHT-REM LIVE HAIR HEALTH-SS
DOCK FIGHT-VO BNR HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM
DOCK FIGHT-SOT HEALTH MATTERS-PKG
DOCK FIGHT-REM LIVE SAMSUNG STUNT-VO
108 B DAY-VO +----
TEASE ONE------ A) SCHOOL BUS BULLY-2 SHOT NATS VO
A) CAR INTO CVS-2 SHOT VO C) WEATHER TEASE-STC
C) WEATHER TEASE-STC BREAK FIVE
BREAK ONE KS HAIL DAMAGE-NATS TOPS VO
BIG BOARD-trxSAT-LIVE-TOPS FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
LONGER SCHOOL DAYS-VO WIPE FORECAST-WXWALL
LONGER SCHOOL DAYS-SOT VO TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC
CAR INTO CVS-TRX VO TOPS TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
TEASE THREE------ CEREAL MARKETING-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO
A) DETROIT CHASE-VO TOPS CEREAL MARKETING-PKG
BREAK TWO NO DEATHS AFGHANISTAN-VO
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP SHOCK COLLAR ARREST-VO
FORECAST-WXWALL RAZOR BLADES PLAYGROUND-VO WIPE
TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC RAZOR BLADES PLAYGROUND-SOT VO
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP MICROSOFT SIRI-VO
WELLS DISCLAIMER-SSTOPS SEA WORLD ATTENDANCE-VO
TOSS TO WELLS-ONCAM ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
WELLS FARGO-PLASMA CG B) PALIN BENACQUISTO-VO
WELLS FARGO TAG-SSTOPS BREAK SIX
TEASE TWO------ SCHOOL BUS BULLY-TC VIDBOX
A) E CIGS PROBLEM-VO TOPS SCHOOL BUS BULLY-PKG
BREAK THREE SCHOOL BUS BULLY-VO IN TC MON
SHOW OPEN-CLIP ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
E CIGS PROBLEM-VO IN PLASMA 5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT
E CIGS PROBLEM-PKG END TIME-CREDITS
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HEADLINES-----


THE FACE OF A SOLDIER TURNED MURDERER.

NBC2 IS UNCOVERING STUNNING DETAILS ABOUT THE FORT HOOD GUNMAN'S PAST.

WE LEARN THE ARMY SOLDIER MAY HAVE BEEN PLANNING HIS ATTACK FOR MONTHS.

FORMER VICE PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL SARAH PALIN IS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

SHE'S THROWING HER SUPPORT BEHIND A CANDIDATE THAT WANTS TO FILL SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S EMPTY SEAT IN CONGRESS.

AHEAD AT FOUR WE'RE LIVE WHERE CONTROVERSY IS ALREADY BREWING.

ITS HEART STOPPING VIDEO YOU JUST HAVE TO SEE.

AN OUT OF CONTROL CAR BARRELS THROUGH A STORE FORCING ONE WOMAN TO MAKE A SPLIT SECOND LIFE OR DEATH DECISION. Return to index of stories...


A) FORT HOOD LATEST-SS TOPS VO IN PLASMA


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B) SARAH PALIN-SS TOPS


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C) CAR INTO CVS-VO IN PLASMA


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


NEW! Return to index of stories...


FORT HOOD UPDATE-TC MON SS


BRAND NEW AT FOUR.

WE'RE UNCOVERING NEW INSIGHT INTO THE DEADLY SHOOTING AT FORT HOOD IN TEXAS.

WE DID SOME DIGGING INTO THE SHOOTER 34 YEAR OLD IVAN LOPEZ.

HE SHOT AND KILLED HIMSELF AFTER KILLING THREE PEOPLE AND INJURING MORE THAN A DOZEN OTHERS.

HERE IS WHAT WE'RE LEARNING HE JUST MOVED TO THE BASE IN FEBRUARY WITH HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTER FROM PUERTO RICO.

HE SERVED FOR FOUR MONTHS AS A TRUCK DRIVER IN IRAQ IN 2011.

BUT INVESTIGATORS HAVE NOT FOUND ANY INJURIES HE WOULD HAVE SUSTAINED.

HE WAS PRESCRIBED DRUGS THAT INCLUDED AMBIEN, A SLEEP AID FOR A VARIETY OF MENTAL ISSUES.

THIS IS SOMETHING WE'RE JUST DISCOVERING

HE USED HIS OWN 45 CALIBUR HANDGUN THAT HE BOUGHT FROM THE SAME TEXAS GUN SHOP AS NIDAL HASAN WHO WENT ON A SHOOTING SPREE IN 2009 AT FORT HOOD. Return to index of stories...


FORT HOOD LATEST-TC MON


AND NOW SURVIVORS AND FAMILIES OF THE VICTIMS ARE COPING WITH THE SECOND DEADLY MASS SHOOTING ON THE BASE IN FIVE YEARS.

SARAH DOLLOFF KICKS OFF OUR TEAM COVERAGE FIRST AT FOUR WITH REACTION AND MORE ON THE INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


FORT HOOD LATEST-PKG


24 HOURS AFTER THE MASS SHOOTING AT FORT HOOD. THE FOCUS IS CENTERED ON WHY AND HOW/b THIS RAMPAGE OCCURRED AS WELL AS ON THE VICTIMS STILL FIGHTING FOR THEIR LIVES.

"We have a possible spine injury and abdominal injury. Those are critical patients."

THREE VICTIMS REMAIN IN CRITICAL CONDITION AND AT LEAST TWO STILL NEED SURGERY.

THE INJURED RANGE IN AGE FROM EARLY 20S TO 40S. MILITARY MEN AND WOMEN ATTACKED ON THEIR OWN ARMY POST. WHERE THEY EXPECTED TO BE SAFE.

THE ALLEGED GUNMAN HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS IVAN LOPEZ.AN IRAQ WAR VETERAN BEING TREATED FOR MENTAL ILLNESS.

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"He was undergoing a variety of treatment and diagnoses for mental health conditions ranging from depression to anxiety to some sleep disturbance."

ARMY OFFICIALS SAY HE SAW NO COMBAT WHILE SERVING IN IRAQ AND HAD SHOWED NO SIGNS OF VIOLENCE WHEN EXAMINED BY A PSYCHIATRIST LAST MONTH.

LOPEZ'S WIFE WAS SHOCKED ACCORDING TO A NEIGHBOR WHEN SHE LEARNED HE'S BELIEVED TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR KILLING THREE AND INJURING 16 BEFORE TURNING THE GUN ON HIMSELF.

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"She broke down. she said "Oh my God'. its him.she broke down."

A NUMBER OF TROUBLING SIMILARITIES BETWEEN YESTERDAY'S SHOOTING AND THE 2009 MASSACRE ON THE POST ARE EMERGING. INCLUDING INFORMATION THAT GUNS USED IN BOTH ATTACKS WERE PURCHASED AT THE SAME STORE.

OFFICIALS ARE LOOKING CLOSELY AT HOW TO PREVENT IT FROM HAPPENING YET AGAIN.

"What we know now, we're viewing this as a threat across the entire Army."

MEANWHILE THOSE WHO'VE LIVED THROUGH THE VIOLENCE NOT ONCE, BUT TWICE. ARE LEFT AGAIN TO GRIEVE.

AT FORT HOOD SARAH DALLOF NBC NEWS.

INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO LOPEZ'S ALLEGED MOTIVE INCLUDING THE POSSIBILITY AN ARGUMENT MAY HAVE LED TO THE SHOOTING.

AT FORT HOOD SARAH DALLOF NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


FORT HOOD WRAP-ONCAM


COMING UP IN OUR SECOND HALF HOUR WE'LL TAKE A LOOK AT THE SECURITY MEASURES CURRENTLY IN PLACE AT BASES ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND WHAT CAN BE DONE TO KEEP THEM SAFER. Return to index of stories...


BRUIST GUILTY-TRX SS


BREAKING RIGHT NOW AT FOUR.

A MAN ACCUSED OF STEALING 900 THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM A LOCAL CHARITY IS CONVICTED.

A JURY JUST CONVICTED GENE BRUIST ON ALL COUNTS.

HE HEADED UP THE CHARITY DESIGNED TO HELP THOSE WITH HANDICAPS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

STATE INVESTIGATORS SAY HE EMBEZZLED NEARLY ONE MILLION DOLLARS AND USED IT TO FUND EXPENSIVE TRIPS AND A LAVISH LIFESTYLE. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO STEVE-SS BOXES


FIRST AT FOUR: NBC2 IS TRACKING FORMER VICE- PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL SARAH PALIN'S TRIP TONIGHT TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

SHE'S ENDORSING LIZBETH BENECQUISTO FOR CONGRESS.

NBC2 IS THERE FOR A BAREBECUE TO DRUM UP SUPPORT AND MONEY.

NBC2'S STEVE CAMPION IS LIVE FROM COLLIER COUNTY AT THE APPEARANCE AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY. Return to index of stories...


PALIN BBQ-REM LIVE


HOPING TO INJECT SOME ENERGY INTO HER CAMPAIGN -

LIZBETH BENACQUISTO IS BETTING ON THE FORMER ALASKAN GOVERNOR FOR A BOOST.

TAKE MAST CAM

FROM THE AIR YOU CAN SEE -

THIS IS THE NAPLES HOUSE WHERE THE TWO WILL HOST A BBQ.

GETTING THE CHANGE TO GET INSIDE -

A FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR DONATION. Return to index of stories...


PALIN BBQ-PKG


TEA PARTY DARLING -

FORMER ALASKAN GOVERNOR -

AND ONCE A VICE PRESIDENTIAL CONTENDER

SARAH PALIN PLANS TO WEIGH IN ON THE NASTY RACE FOR FL CONGRESSIONAL SEAT 19.

PREPARATIONS WERE UNDERWAY THIS AFTERNOON.

FOR THE THE PALIN/BENACQUISTO BBQ SET TO TAKE PLACE AT THIS NAPLES HOME.

IN HER INITAL ENDORSEMENT - PALIN WROTE

"Lizbeth is running against a wealthy self-funded candidate with lots of splashy campaign ads claiming to be a conservative. Since when do conservatives stand for crony capitalism and government bailouts?"

A DIRECTED ATTACK ON FORMER CAR MANUFACTURING C-E-O CURT CLAWSON.

THOSE WHO'VE ORGANIZED CANDIDATE FORUMS -

FEAR IT'S BECOMING HARDER AND HARDER FOR VOTERS TO SORT THROUGH ALL THE BACK AND FORTH.

TAKE SOT

Pastor Rick Stevens, Diplomat Church

0316 "Voters are looking for genuine people, authentic. Candidates that will tell them the truth. That will tell them what they believe in and live up it it. That will talk to them and won't do anything else. I think people are tired of candidates lying to them." Return to index of stories...


PALIN BBQ-REM LIVE


THE OTHER REPUBLICANS IN THE RACE -

DOCTOR PAIGE KREEGEL AND PINE ISLAND BUSINESSMAN MICHAEL DREIKORN.

COMING AT FIVE -

HEAR WHY SOME COMMUNITY LEADERS ARE FURIOUS ABOUT BENACQUISTO'S BBQ, WHY THEY SAY SHE KEEPS SKIPPING THE OPPORTUNITY TO TALK WITH AVERAGE VOTERS, EAGER TO ASK HER QUESTIONS.

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NO FATALITIES ON 75-VO


WE'RE FOLLOWING UP ON RESULTS FROM A PUSH FOR SAFER DRIVING ON INTERSTATE 75.

THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS THERE WERE NO DEADLY CRASHES DURING ITS PARTICIPATION IN A SAFETY CAMPAIGN CALLED "STAYING ALIVE ON 75."

THE PROMOTION TOOK PLACE LAST WEEKEND IN FLORIDA AND SIX OTHER STATES ALONG THE I-75 CORRIDOR.

SEVERAL MORE "STAYING ALIVE" CAMPAIGNS ARE SCHEDULED DURING THE NEXT FEW MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CAT IN A WALL-2 SS


BRAND NEW AT FOUR.

NBC2 IS GETTING A HOLD OF A RESCUE IN CAPE CORAL.

A YOUNG CAT GOT TRAPPED BETWEEN TWO SOUTH CAPE CORAL BUILDINGS TODAY.

FIREFIGHTERS AND ANIMAL SERVICES SAID IT TOOK ABOUT 45 MINUTES TO FREE IT.

THE CAT WILL BE EVALUATED TO DETERMINE IF IT CAN GO UP FOR ADOPTION. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO JOELLE-OC SS


A STORY YOU'RE SEEING FIRST AT FOUR.

A 20 YEAR DEBATE OVER A BOAT DOCK IN LEE COUNTY IS HEADED TO COMMISSIONERS FOR A VOTE.

NBC2 IS DIGGING DEEP TO UNCOVER THE CONTROVERSY INSIDE THE EXCLUSIVE SIESTA ISLES COMMUNITY ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

NBC2'S JOELLE PARKS JOINS US LIVE FIRST AT FOUR. Return to index of stories...


DOCK FIGHT-REM LIVE


THIS IS WHERE THE OWNER WANTS TO BUILD.

THIS GRASS AND SEA WALL BELONG TO LEE COUNTY.

BUT THE GROUND UNDERNEATH THE WATER BELONGS TO THE MAN WHO OWNS THE

HOME PAST THE BOATS.

SEE THE BROWN SINGLE STORY SINGLE FAMILY HOME?

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DOCK FIGHT-VO BNR


NEIGHBORS DON'T WANT THE DOCK HERE BECAUSE THEY SAY IT WILL CAUSE A

NAVIGATION PROBLEM SINCE THE SPACE IS USED AS A TURNAROUND.

FOR 20 YEARS LEE COUNTY AGREED,

DENYING REQUESTS BECAUSE THERE'S NO PRINCIPAL USE, LIKE A HOUSE,

ADJACENT TO THE PROPERTY.

BUT THE PROPERTY OWNERS ATTORNEY SAYS THAT DOESN'T MATTER. Return to index of stories...


DOCK FIGHT-SOT


The other residents out there who have docks don't have butted lots

either, they're separated by siesta drive, so from a legal perspective

their docks present the same issue that my clients did but they got

docks and my client didn't."

Do the right thing, it's the easiest way. And in the long run county

you're not going to have all the problems you'll have with future

lawsuits. Simple, easy. Done deal." Return to index of stories...


DOCK FIGHT-REM LIVE


IF THE DOCKS ISN'T APPROVED, THE PROPERTY OWNER IS REQUESTING HALF A

MILLION DOLLARS AS REIMBURSEMENT.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO THE LAWSUIT.

COMING UP AT 5:00- THE ADVICE THE COUNTY ATTORNEY IS GIVING COMMISSIONERS. Return to index of stories...


108 B DAY-VO


IT'S A SPECIAL DAY FOR ONE FORT MYERS WOMAN, HER 108TH BIRTHDAY.

NBC2 CREWS WERE THERE TODAY AS JENNIE TRUNCALE CELEBRATED HER 108TH BIRTHDAY WITH HER FRIENDS.

SHE'S A STRONG WOMAN.

JENNIE MADE BULLETS DURING WORLD WAR TWO AND WAS FEATURED ON THE COVER OF "WOMANPOWER" MAGAZINE IN 1942.

SHE CONTINUED WORKING FOR THE COMPANY, SCOVILL MANUFACTURING IN CONNECTICUT FOR 38 YEARS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE------


A DRUG STORE SUDDENLY BECOMES A DRIVE THRU.

ITS VIDEO YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO MISS.

FIRST AT FOUR WE'LL SHOW YOU A CAR THAT BARRELS RIGHT THROUGH A STORE AND WHY ONE ELDERLY WOMAN'S LUCK MAY HAVE HELPED SAVE HER LIFE. Return to index of stories...


A) CAR INTO CVS-2 SHOT VO


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C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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BREAK ONE


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BIG BOARD-trxSAT-LIVE-TOPS


U-S STOCKS WERE FLAT TODAY.

HERE IS A LOOK AT HOW THE DOW FINISHED.

DOWN LESS THAN A POINT.

TOMORROW THE GOVERNMENT'S MONTHLY JOBS REPORT COMES OUT. Return to index of stories...


LONGER SCHOOL DAYS-VO WIPE


A STORY THAT'S ALL NEW AT FOUR.

THE SCHOOL DAY WILL BE A LITTLE LONGER FOR SOME LEE COUNTY STUDENTS NEXT YEAR.

FOUR SCHOOLS RUN BY CHARTER SCHOOLS U-S-A WILL START 30 MINUTES EARLIER.

OFFICIALS TELL US THE CHANGE WILL HELP STUDENTS AND TEACHERS PREPARE FOR NEW FLORIDA STANDARDS.

THE ACADEMIC BENCHMARKS WILL BE FULLY IMPLEMENTED NEXT YEAR.

PARENTS LIKE THE IDEA. Return to index of stories...


LONGER SCHOOL DAYS-SOT VO


15:33:09 it's not gonna put a rush on some of those classes where they might need the additional time, maybe the teachers will be able to take a little more time as well to assist their students. 15:33:18

OFFICIALS SAY TEACHERS AT THESE SCHOOLS ARE PAID BASED ON PERFORMANCE.

SO IF STUDENTS DO BETTER WITH THE LONGER DAY - THEY'LL EARN MORE MONEY.

THIS MAKES THEIR SCHOOL DAY LONGER THAN MOST SCHOOLS IN THE LEE AND COLLIER SCHOOL DISTRICTS. Return to index of stories...


CAR INTO CVS-TRX VO TOPS


STUNNING VIDEO OUT OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, WHERE AN ELDERLY DRIVER CRASHES INTO A STORE, NARROWLY MISSING A CUSTOMER INSIDE.

WINTER HAVEN POLICE SAY AFTER THE 84-YEAR-OLD WOMAN GOT INTO AN ACCIDENT OUTSIDE A C-V-S STORE -

SHE PULLED BACK INTO A PARKING SPOT. THEN FOR SOME REASON ACCELERATED AND CRASHED THROUGH THE DOORS.

THE CAR JUST MISSED AN 80-YEAR-OLD WOMAN.

A STORE EMPLOYEE HELPED THE DRIVER OUT OF HER CAR AND TURNED OFF THE ENGINE.

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


TEASE THREE------


A WILD POLICE CHASE CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

NBC2 PUTS YOU HIGH ABOVE THE ACTION AS A S-U-V BARRELS DOWN HIGHWAYS AND STREETS AT MORE THAN 100 MILES PER HOUR FOR A STUNNING ENDING. Return to index of stories...


A) DETROIT CHASE-VO TOPS


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BREAK TWO


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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

Strong high pressure off of the Southeast US Seaboard will dominate our

local weather patterns through the coming weekend. A dry and mostly sunny

pattern will result through Sunday with daytime highs in the middle 80s and

morning lows in the 60s. A persistent Southeast and Southerly breeze will

cause the humidity to slowly increase, buit it won't get high enough to make

the pattern too uncomfortable.

A cold front will approach early next week with an increase in cloudiness on

Monday. Our next chance for rain comes as the front arrives on Tuesday,

when some showers and perhaps gusty thunderstorms sweep in from the

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TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC


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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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WELLS DISCLAIMER-SSTOPS


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TOSS TO WELLS-ONCAM


MARKETS HIT ANOTHER ALL-TIME HIGH AGAIN TODAY WITH THE DOW CLEARING 16 THOUSAND 600 AND THE S&P 500 CLOSING IN ON 19 HUNDRED POINTS.

NICK CLUMSKY IS HERE WITH MORE INSIGHT.

NIC, WITH STOCKS AND BONDS AT HISTORICALLY HIGH PRICES, HOW OUR VIEWERS NEARING RETIREMENT FEEL CONFIDENT ABOUT NOT OUTLIVING THEIR ASSETS? Return to index of stories...


WELLS FARGO-PLASMA CG


· The timing of this question is very important because the success of your financial plan will depend, in great part, on the average returns of your investments over the course of your retirement. And one concern that many folks have who are just now coming into retirement is the level of the stock market and the fact that markets haven't seen a correction in over two and a half years.

· Now while we don't anticipate any short term drop in the market especially with the Federal Reserve keeping interest rates at historical lows, let's face it, both stocks and bonds are pretty expensive right now. And the fact is that a downturn in the market and therefore a downturn in the value of your investments in the very early years of your retirement can significantly decrease the amount of sustainable retirement income you will generate over your lifetime. So how can you create more predictability for your retirement?

· Well, it all starts with a sound retirement investment plan that takes into account all of the uncertainties you might face during your golden years. Such as, how will the stock market perform? Where will interest rates be in five or ten years? What happens if I get sick? Probably the most important question that most of us can't answer, a question that will perhaps will have the greatest impact on your retirement plan, how long will you live?

· And the plan will start with clearly defining your goals, such as how much annual income you will need and also addressing and specific challenges you may face. Next, a self-evaluation will be in order to determine your investment objective, that is what are you trying to do with your nest egg? Are you trying to generate current income or is your goal to grow the portfolio. And then a clear assessment of your risk tolerance will be appropriate to determine just how much risk you are willing to accept to reach your goals.

· Next, you and your advisor will account for all current fixed and discretionary expenses you have and then tally all guaranteed income sources such as social security and pension income to determine the void in income you need generate with your investment portfolio.

· With this information, your advisor can begin to craft an investment strategy that will be congruent with both your investment objective and risk tolerance to achieve your goals.

· Now, you will also want to discuss other ways to enhance your retirement income through social security planning and generating other guaranteed income sources using annuities. By developing a sound plan, following that plan, and reviewing that plan periodically will significantly increase your chances of getting to and through retirement successfully. Return to index of stories...


WELLS FARGO TAG-SSTOPS


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

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


TEASE TWO------


IT WAS DESIGNED AS A SAFE ALTERNATIVE FOR SMOKING.

SO WHY ARE SO MANY PEOPLE CALLING POISON CONTROL CENTERS FOR HELP AFTER USING E-CIGARETTES.

NBC2 UNCOVERS THE SURPRISING FINDINGS. Return to index of stories...


A) E CIGS PROBLEM-VO TOPS


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BREAK THREE


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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E CIGS PROBLEM-VO IN PLASMA


NBC2 IS LOOKING INTO NEW SAFETY CONCERNS THAT ARE SURFACING ABOUT E-CIGARETTES.

POISON CONTROL CENTERS SAY THEY'RE SEEING A DRAMATIC RISE IN CALLS RELATED TO E-CIGARETTES.

ERIKA EDWARDS INVESTIGATES WHAT THIS MEANS FOR THE DEVICES AND THE USERS. Return to index of stories...


E CIGS PROBLEM-PKG


THE PROBLEM OCCURS WHEN PEOPLE TOUCH OR ACCIDENTALLY SWALLOW THE LIQUID NICOTINE FOUND INSIDE E-CIGARETTES.

"People do not appreciate the level of toxicity that is present in this e-liquid. This is concentrated nicotine."

AS SALES OF E-CIGARETTES HAVE RISEN IN RECENT YEARS. SO HAVE CALLS TO POISON CONTROL CENTERS RELATED TO THAT CONCENTRATED NICOTINE -- OR E-JUICE, AS IT'S SOMETIMES CALLED.

THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL RELEASED A REPORT FINDING -- JUST 1 CALL TO A POISON CENTER RELATED TO E-CIGARETTES IN SEPTEMBER 2010.

IN FEBRUARY 2014 -- THERE WERE 215.

"The symptoms that people are reporting are predominantly nausea and vomiting and eye irritation."

THOSE SYMPTOMS CAN OCCUR BY SIMPLY TOUCHING THE LIQUID NICOTINE.

USERS "VAPE" THE LIQUID -- AND CAN SWITCH OUT THE CONTAINERS OF E-JUICE FOR DIFFERENT FLAVORS, LIKE COTTON CANDY AND BUBBLE GUM.

THE NEW REPORT OFFERS A WARNING IN PARTICULAR FOR ADULTS TO KEEP THE PRODUCTS AWAY FROM CHILDREN.

KIDS UNDER AGE 6 ACCOUNTED FOR MORE HALF OF THE E-CIGARETTE-RELATED CALLS TO POISON CENTERS.

ERIKA EDWARDS, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-------


MILITARY PERSONNEL TURNING ON EACH OTHER.

ITS HAPPENED AGAIN IN FORT HOOD.

TODAY WE'RE ASKING THE QUESTION CAN THESE ATTACKS BE PREVENTED?

YOU'LL HEAR FROM LEADERS IN WASHINGTON SAID TODAY. Return to index of stories...


A) CUBA TWITTER-2 SHOT VO


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B) BASE SECURITY-VO TOPS


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BREAK FOUR


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


BREAKING NEWS


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FORT HOOD SHOOTING UPDATE-SS TOPS CG VID BOX


BREAKING NEWS ABOUT THE FORT HOOD SHOOTING.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE ARMY SOLDIER WHO SHOT AND KILLED THREE PEOPLE MAY HAVE HAD AN ARGUMENT WITH ANOTHER SOLDIER BEFORE THE MASSACRE.

THIS IS A NEW PICTURE OF THE GUNMAN IVAN LOPEZ.

16 WERE WOUNDED BEFORE THE SHOOTER COMMITTED SUICIDE.

WE'RE LEARNING HE HAD TWO DEPLOYMENTS, INCLUDING A FOUR-MONTH DEPLOYMENT TO IRAQ AS A TRUCK DRIVER.

HE WAS UNDERGOING A VARIETY OF TREATMENTS FOR CONDITIONS INCLUDING DEPRESSION, ANXIETY AND SLEEP DISTURBANCES.

LOPEZ PASSED A BACKGROUND CHECK WHEN HE RECENTLY BOUGHT A 45 CALIBER SMITH & WESSON GUN FROM A GUN STORE NEAR KILLEEN, TEXAS.

HE HAD NO CRIMINAL HISTORY THAT WOULD DISQUALIFY HIM FROM THE PURCHASE. Return to index of stories...


BASE SECURITY-ONCAM


THIS IS THE SECOND DEADLY MASS SHOOTING AT FORT HOOD TEXAS.

SEVERAL OTHER MILITARY INSTALLATIONS HAVE SEEN SHOOTING RAMPAGES IN THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS.

NBC'S STEVE HANDLESMAN SHOWS US HOW SECURE ARE OUR MILITARY BASES AND WHAT CAN BE DONE. Return to index of stories...


BASE SECURITY-PKG


chaplain sound only: " please be near.

ON CAPITOL HILL

senate wide then tight

A PRAYER FOR THE SUFFERING

sot: Senate Chaplain, Barry Black

".the families of the victims of the ft hood shooting"

BUT THE MILITARY WARNED ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF MORE MASS SHOOTINGS

sot: John McHugh / Secretary of the Army

"from what we know now, were viewing this as a threat across the entire Army"

JUST HALF A YEAR BEFORE YESTERDAY'S RAMPAGE AND 3 MURDERS.

Navy Yard 2013

THE WASHINGTON NAVY YARD SHOOTING COST 12 LIVES. GUNMAN AARON ALEXIS HAD SOUGHT MENTAL HEALTH CARE BUT DID NOT SEEM HOMICIDAL.

Fort Dix 2001

IN 2001 AT FT DIX NEW JERSEY, A RESERVIST BEING EXPELLED FOR ERRATIC BEHAVIOR WOUNDED 4 PEOPLE.

Fort Hood 2009

THE FT HOOD SHOOTING IN 2009 TOOK 13 LIVES.

CONVICTED SHOOTER MAJOR NIDAL HASAN HAD SEEMED TROUBLED AND BELLIGERENT BUT KEPT HIS JOB AND BASE ACCESS.

AND.SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER NOTED.HASSAN AND IVAN LOPEZ YESTERDAY HAD BOUGHT A GUN.

Sot: House Speaker John Boehner

11:47:16 AM There's no question that those with mental health issues should be prevented from owning weapons, or being able to purchase them

Fort Hood yesterday

BUT IDENTIFYING WHO AMONG THE MANY WITH MENTAL ISSUES MIGHT BE DANGEROUS IS ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE SAY EXPERTS

Capitol Hill Veterans Presser Handelsman interview

CAPTAIN PETE HEGSETH OF CONCERNED VETERANS FOR AMERICA SAYS WHAT IS POSSIBLE AND NEEDED MORE THAN EVER IS IMPROVING ACCESS TO MENTAL HEALTH CARE IN THE MILITARY

sot: Pete Hegseth CEO for Concerned Veterans for America

"it can't be a stigma that well youre not a tough guy if you come forward and seek help because otherwise youre supressing folks that might have a need"

THATS A MESSAGE THE PENTAGON NOW SEEMS SURE TO PREACH LOUDER

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


RUSSIA SPACE-ONCAM


NASA IS FIRING BACK AT RUSSIA TODAY.

THE SPACE AGENCY SAYS ITS SUSPENDING MUCH OF ITS WORK WITH RUSSIA IN LIGHT OF ITS ACTIONS IN UKRAINE.

BUT SAID IT WILL CONTINUE TO COLLABORATE WITH RUSSIA'S SPACE AGENCY ON INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION OPERATIONS.

THAT'S BECAUSE RIGHT NOW NASA DOESN'T HAVE A SPACE VEHICLE TO PUT MEN IN SPACE SINCE THE RETIREMENT OF THE SHUTTLE PROGRAM. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE FOOD-VO WIPE


A BRAND NEW TWIST IN THE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING MALAYSIAN AIRLINER.

NBC2 HAS LEARNED THE FOOD SERVED TO THE PILOTS IS NOW BEING LOOKED AT.

MALAYSIA AIRLINES SAYS IT IS COMMON REGULATION AMONG MOST AIRLINES TO SERVE DIFFERENT MEALS TO THE PILOT AND CO-PILOT. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE FOOD-SOT VO


Even the food, who prepared the food for the passengers on the plane, that also we have to look into every detail of it.

ITS BEEN NEARLY A MONTH AND CREWS CONTINUE TO SEARCH FOR ANY WRECKAGE FROM THE PLANE. Return to index of stories...


CUBA TWITTER-ONCAM


it's a STORY that's GAINING a lot OF ATTENTION AT FOUR.

AN INVESTIGATION IS REVEALING A PROGRAM. FUNDED SECRETLY BY THE U.S. TO CAUSE UNREST IN CUBA.

A TWITTER-LIKE PROGRAM WAS RUN UNDER THE COVER OF A HUMANITARIAN AID AGENCY.

ANDREA MITCHELL UNCOVERS THE DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


CUBA TWITTER-PKG


The Cuban government - now run by Fidel Castro's brother Raul - has been a thorn in the side of Presidents dating back to John F. Kennedy. At one point back then, the CIA even tried to KILL Fidel Castro with an exploding cigar.

Now - according to documents obtained by the Associated Press - under the Obama administration - U.S. AID - not a spy agency - ran a secret program for TWO YEARS - from late 2009 to 2012. The idea was to engage unsuspecting Cubans in a primitive form of social media like twitter on their cell phones - in a country where INTERNET access is severely limited and controlled. The apparent goal - to help organize dissent against the government.

The program was called Zunzuneo - Cuban slang for "hummingbird" - run by fake companies in the Cayman Islands and Spain.

As many as 40-thousand Cuban participants had no idea it was run by the U.S.

government - which was also collecting their personal data:

SOT - JACK GILLUM:

A lot of them were really happy about this service. / and if the Cuban government caught on that this was a U.S.-backed program, I think the question remains, were they put at risk by using, by using this service.

U.S. AID is known around the world for its good works - and has always denied that it spies. But in this 2011 speech - during the Arab spring - then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton acknowledged helping people use the internet to rise up against regimes:

HILLARY CLINTON:

The United States continues to help people in oppressive Internet environments get around filters, stay one step ahead of the censors, the hackers and the thugs who beat them up or imprison them for what they say online" Return to index of stories...


CUBA TWITTER-ONCAM


ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTING.

A U-S STATE DEPARTMENT SPOKESWOMAN SAID -QUOTE- "TO SUGGEST THESE ARE CONVERT PROGRAMS IS JUST WRONG." Return to index of stories...


DETROIT CHASE-TRX VO TOPS


CHECK OUT THIS AMAZING VIDEO.

A WHITE S-U-V LED DETROIT AND MICHIGAN STATE POLICE ON A HIGH-SPEED CHASE THROUGH THREE DIFFERENT COUNTIES TODAY.

IT STARTED WHEN DETROIT OFFICERS WERE TRYING TO STOP THE DRIVER OF THE SUV FOR DRIVING RECKLESSLY WHEN THE DRIVER TOOK OFF AT HIGH SPEED.

DURING THE CHASE THE TRUCK SWERVED IN AND OUT OF TRAFFIC AND THE HIGHWAY SHOULDER. AT TIMES EXCEEDING MORE THAN 110 MILES PER HOUR.

THE CHASE CAME TO AND END WHEN IT RAN OUT OF GAS.

TWO MEN WERE ARRESTED. Return to index of stories...


WOMAN JUMPS ON TRACKS-VO


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW AT FOUR.

A MAN IS BEING HAILED AS A HERO FOR JUMPING ONTO TRAIN TRACKS TO SAVE A WOMAN.

IT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO.

CELL PHONE VIDEO CAPTURED PART OF THE RESCUE.

THE MAN, WHO DESCRIBED HIMSELF AS A T-S-A WORKER, JUMPED ONTO THE TRACKS AFTER THE WOMAN FELL OFF, OR JUMPED OFF, THE PLATFORM.

HE WAVED HIS ARMS TO STOP THE TRAIN AND THE WOMAN WAS PULLED TO SAFETY.

THE WOMAN WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH A HEAD INJURY. Return to index of stories...


WOMAN FIGHTS ATTACKER-VO WIPE


A WOMAN WHO FOUGHT OFF A ROBBER IS FOR THE FIRST TIME EXPLAINING HOW SHE DID IT.

TAKE A LOOK, SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM PENNSYLVANIA CAPTURES A MAN RUNNING FROM BEHIND AND GRABS HER.

AT ONE POINT DURING THE 30-SECOND STRUGGLE. THE ATTACKER LIFTS THE WOMAN OFF THE GROUND.

THE VICTIM THROWS THE MAN TWICE HER SIZE TO THE PAVEMENT AND CLOCKS HIM. Return to index of stories...


WOMAN FIGHTS ATTACKER-SOT VO


I did anything I could to protect myself. I don't know if it's more than a purse he wants."

THEY STRUGGLE ANOTHER 10 SECONDS. BEFORE HE TAKES OFF WITH HER WALLET.

STILL NO ARREST IN THE CASE. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH-CLIP


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HAIR HEALTH-SS


DID YOU KNOW HAIR COLOR CAN OFTEN GIVE YOU CLUES ABOUT YOUR HEALTH?

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT, BRUNETTES IS CAUSED BY AN INCREASE IN MELANIN.

THAT MEANS BRUNETTES ARE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO NICOTINE ADDICTION.

BLONDE HAIR IS CAUSED BY A LACK OF MELANIN IN THE BODY.

PEOPLE WITH BLONDE HAIR ARE ALSO MORE PRONE TO SKIN AND EYE PROBLEMS.

PEOPLE WITH RED HAIR ARE MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP PARKINSON DISEASE DUE TO THE SAME GENETIC MUTATION THAT CAUSES THEIR HAIR TO BE RED. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM


THERE'S A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WANTING TO KNOW HOW TALL YOUR CHILD WILL BE WHEN THEY GROW UP, AND WONDERING IF THEY'RE EVER GOING TO GET TALLER.

TURNS OUT THE ANSWER MAY BE IN FOUND BY LOOKING INTO THEIR BONES.

AMY OSHIER REPORTS IN TODAYS HEALTH MATTERS. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-PKG


IT'S HUMAN NATURE TO WANT TO KNOW HOW WE MEASURE UP, BUT WHEN IT COMES TO OUR KIDS, PARENTS OFTEN NEED TO KNOW.

DR. CAYCE JEHAMI/PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGIST

RUNS:

8:09 When a family comes into our office, it's part of desperation of why isn't my child growing.

PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGIST CAYCE JEHAMI EVALUATES GROWTH ISSUES AT GOLISANO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL.

DR. CAYCE JEHAMI/PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGIST

RUNS:

7:48 When a child comes in with poor growth, sometimes that can be linear growth problem, they're not in the expected stature. Or it could be because they're not thriving, putting on the weight as they should. Or it could be both.

AMY OSHIER/REPORTING

RUNS:

The answers parents are looking for may be in their child's bones. Many times a single X-ray of the wrist, hand or fingers can shed light on growth expectations.

DR. CAYCE JEHAMI/PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGIST

RUNS:

9:41 It's called a bone age or bone study that looks into the maturity of the bone of the child that can give me an insight to what the body has been going through in terms of nutrition, in terms of being in puberty or not, in terms of expectations of final height.

THE STUDY LOOKS AT GROWTH PLATES WHICH ARE EASY TO SEE ON X-RAY AND BY USING COMPARISON CHARTS, SPECIALISTS DETERMINE BONE AGE. A difference between a child's bone age and THEIR chronological age might indicate a problem. GROWTH HORMONES MAY BE GIVEN IF FURTHER TESTS REVEAL A DEFICIENCY.

DR. CAYCE JEHAMI/PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGIST

RUNS:

13:39: I think the sensitive period starts early, and I always reassure parents that I am not a pro-medication doctor, I am a doctor who promotes or advocates for your child well being. But I always say I like to see somebody who has growth problems as soon as there's recognition.

THE ULTIMATE GOAL: TO HELP A CHILD REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. FOR LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM, I'M AMY OSHIER. Return to index of stories...


SAMSUNG STUNT-VO


FIRST AT FOUR.

SAMSUNG ADMITS BOSTON RED SOX SLUGGER DAVID ORTIZ'S SELFIE PICTURE WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA WAS A MARKETING STUNT.

THE WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS WERE BEING HONORED AT THE WHITE HOUSE WHEN ORTIZ POSTED THIS PHOTO.

THE COMPANY SAYS ITS "HONORED TO HELP ORTIZ CAPTURE AN INCREDIBLE AND GENUINE MOMENT OF JOY AND EXCITEMENT."

THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS IT WAS UNAWARE THAT IT WAS A COMMERCIAL. Return to index of stories...


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WE'RE UNCOVERING NEW DETAILS IN THE VIDEO EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT.

crybaby!

A SCHOOL BUS DRIVER TAUNTS A STUDENT AND ENCOURAGES FELLOW CLASSMATES TO DO THE SAME.

FIRST AT FOUR WHY it's the DRIVER THAT MAY BE CRYING THIS AFTERNOON. Return to index of stories...


A) SCHOOL BUS BULLY-2 SHOT NATS VO


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C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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BREAK FIVE


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


KS HAIL DAMAGE-NATS TOPS VO


nats of hail falling

NBC2 GATHERING AMAZING WEATHER VIDEO AT FOUR.

CHECK OUT THIS HAIL THAT POUNDED PARTS OF KANSAS LAST NIGHT,

THE GOLF BALL-SIZED HAIL BROKE CAR WINDOWS.

THE STORM WAS PART OF A LARGER REGIONAL OUTBREAK OF SEVERE WEATHER THAT PROMPTED TORNADO WATCHES. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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

Strong high pressure off of the Southeast US Seaboard will dominate our

local weather patterns through the coming weekend. A dry and mostly sunny

pattern will result through Sunday with daytime highs in the middle 80s and

morning lows in the 60s. A persistent Southeast and Southerly breeze will

cause the humidity to slowly increase, buit it won't get high enough to make

the pattern too uncomfortable.

A cold front will approach early next week with an increase in cloudiness on

Monday. Our next chance for rain comes as the front arrives on Tuesday,

when some showers and perhaps gusty thunderstorms sweep in from the

Gulf. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC


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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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CEREAL MARKETING-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO


NBC2 IS UNCOVERING A STORY THAT COULD CHANGE THE WAY YOU THINK ABOUT YOUR MORNING CEREAL.

A NEW STUDY FINDING THOSE CARTOON CHARACTERS PLAY A BIG ROLE IN THE CHOICES YOUR KIDS MAKE -- BUT NOT NECESSARILY IN THE WAY YOU THINK -- IT'S ALL ABOUT THEIR EYES.

MARA SCHIAVOCAMPO PROBES FOR ANSWERS. Return to index of stories...


CEREAL MARKETING-PKG


HERE'S LOOKING AT YOU, KIDS

THAT'S THE FINDING FROM A NEW CORNELL UNIVERSITY STUDY REVEALING A POSSIBLE

SECRET WEAPON IN MARKETING CHILDREN'S CEREAL. THE CHARACTERS ON THE BOX MAY

BE USING THEIR *EYES* TO BECKON YOUR KIDS AT THE GROCERY STORE!

RESEARCHERS SAY THEY FOUND THAT FAR BEYOND THE REACH OF THEIR SATURDAY-

MORNING T-V HOME TURF, TONY THE TIGER.

NATS - THEY'RE GREEEAT!

.LUCKY THE LEPRECHAUN.

NATS - THEY'RE AFTER ME LUCKY CHARMS!

AND THEIR COLORFUL FRIENDS MAY BE USING *EYE CONTACT* TO ENTICE KIDS IN THE

AISLE

SOT - BRIAN WANSINK/ Director, Cornell Food and Brand Lab

Simply seeing eyes, having somebody look at you, even if it's a cartoon

character, draws a lot more attention

FOOD MARKETING RESEARCHER BRIAN WANSINK AND HIS TEAM LOOKED AT FIFTY

SEVEN DIFFERENT BOXES OF KIDS' CEREAL, AND WHEN THEY FOLLOWED THE *EYES* OF

TOUCAN SAM AND HIS BUDDIES. FIFTY ONE OF THE CHEERY CHARACTERS HAD EYES

ANGLED DOWNWARD. AIMED SQUARELY KID-HIGH. 48" AND UNDER.

SOT - BRIAN WANSINK/ Director, Cornell Food and Brand Lab

the trust level goes up about 18 percent if you make eye contact with

anything. This is even simply a picture on a boxbut also increases your

likelihood to want to purchase the cereal.

NEEDS RETRACK 16 SECONDS

AS PART OF THE SAME STUDY, SCIENTISTS HANDED OUT TWO DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF

THE BOXES CONTAINING THIS ICONIC BREAKFAST TREAT TO COLLEGE STUDENTS AND

FOUND THAT THE STUDENTS REPORTED FEELING 28% MORE CONNECTED TO THIS

VERSION OF THE BOX'S RABBIT. THAN THIS ONE WITH HIS EYES AVERTED

WANSINK SAYS WHILE THE MASCOTS' LINGERING GAZES MAY BE A COINCIDENCE-- MOST

ARE DEPICTED STARING EXCITEDLY AT THEIR BOWL OF CEREAL-- THE EFFECT IS STILL

CAPABLE OF CREATING POWERFUL URGES.

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NO DEATHS AFGHANISTAN-VO


NEW DETAILS FROM THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN.

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SEVEN YEARS, NO AMERICAN MILITARY MEMBERS DIED THERE LAST MONTH.

IT'S JUST THE THIRD TIME SINCE THE WAR BEGAN MORE THAN 12 YEARS AGO.

THE PREVIOUS MONTHS IN WHICH NO U-S DEATHS OCCURRED DURING OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM WERE JANUARY 2007 AND JULY 2002.

IN ALL, TWO-THOUSAND-309 U-S MILITARY MEMBERS HAVE DIED IN AFGHANISTAN SINCE HOSTILITIES BEGAN THERE. Return to index of stories...


SHOCK COLLAR ARREST-VO


A 28-YEAR-OLD FATHER FROM MAINE IS ACCUSED OF USING A SHOCK COLLAR INTENDED FOR ANIMALS ON HIS YOUNG SON.

AUTHORITIES IN WALDO COUNTY SAY JAMES KUHN WAS ARRESTED AFTER THE SEVEN-YEAR-OLD BOY TOLD SCHOOL OFFICIALS ABOUT THE ALLEGED ABUSE.

THE BOY ALSO CLAIMS HIS FATHER TRIED TO BREAK HIS BACK BY KICKING HIM.

KUHN FACES TWO CHARGES OF DOMESTIC ASSAULT.

HE WAS RELEASED THIS WEEK ON 25-HUNDRED DOLLARS BAIL.

THE BOY AND HIS SISTER ARE NOW IN THE CUSTODY OF THEIR MOTHER. Return to index of stories...


RAZOR BLADES PLAYGROUND-VO WIPE


A SCARY TREND IS DEVELOPING AT PLAYGROUNDS ACROSS THE COUNTRY -- SICK PRANKSTERS ARE TAPING RAZOR BLADES TO JUNGLE GYMS.

THE LATEST IN A PARK OUTSIDE PHILADELPHIA.

NOW PARENTS ARE NOW BEING ASKED TO WATCH OUT FOR SINSITER DANGER.

TWO YEAR OLD MADDEN JENKS WAS ON HIS DAD'S SHOULDERS AT THIS EAST MOLINE, ILLINOIS PARK LAST WEEK WHEN HE REACHED FOR THE MONKEY BARS. Return to index of stories...


RAZOR BLADES PLAYGROUND-SOT VO


"He said, 'Ouch.' Jayson put him down.because he

thought maybe the coldness of the bars or something, he put him down. And

then he started bleeding."

THIS WEEK BROOKHAVEN POLICE REMOVED SEVERAL BLADES THAT HAD BEEN DUCT TAPED TO PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT.

NO ONE WAS HURT BUT POLICE ARE NOW WARNING PARENTS TO CHECK ALL PARK GEAR BEFORE LETTING CHILDREN PLAY ON IT. Return to index of stories...


MICROSOFT SIRI-VO


WE'RE UNCOVERING NEW DEVELOPMENTS AS MICROSOFT HAS INTRODUCED ITS ANSWER TO SIRI.

IT'S CALLED CORTANA. NAMED AFTER THE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CHARACTER IN THE VIDEO GAME, "HALO."

CORTANA REPLACES THE SEARCH FUNCTION ON THE NEW WINDOWS PHONE SOFTWARE.

MICROSOFT UNVEILED THE UPDATE AT ITS BUILD DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE IN SAN FRANCISCO ON WEDNESDAY.

THE "PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSISTANT" CAN SEARCH THE INTERNET, SET UP ALARMS AND SHIFT CALENDAR APPOINTMENTS, AMONG OTHER THINGS. Return to index of stories...


SEA WORLD ATTENDANCE-VO


SEAWORLD SAYS ATTENDANCE IS OFF AT ITS ELEVEN THEME PARKS.

THE ORLANDO BASED THEME PARK COMPANY SAYS JUST OVER 3-MILLION PEOPLE VISITED ITS PARKS IN THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF THIS YEAR.

THAT'S A 13-PERCENT DROP FROM THE SAME TIME LAST YEAR.

SEAWORLD HAS BEEN UNDER FIRE BY ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUPS FOR TREATMENT OF ITS KILLER WHALES.

THE MOVE "BLACKFISH" EXPLORED ALLEGATIONS OF MISTREATMENT OF THE WHALES.

SEAWORLD EXECUTIVES REJECT SUGGESTIONS THAT THE COMPANY IS SUFFERING BECAUSE OF A BACKLASH FROM THE FILM. Return to index of stories...


ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP


PAUSE FOR AHEAD AT 5:00 CLIP

HI EVERYONE --

I'M PETER BUSCH IN THE NEWSROOM.

TONIGHT -- WE'RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE SOLDIER -- ACCUSED IN THE DEADLY RAMAGE AT FORT HOOD.

NEW AT 5 --

AN NBC 2 EXCLUSIVE --

A FORMER TEACHER OF THE SHOOTER TALKS ABOUT THE MAN HE ONCE KNEW.

PLUS --

IN ABOUT AN HOUR --

SARAH PALIN WILL BE IN NAPLES -- CAMPAIGNING WITH CONGRESSIONAL CANDIATE LIZBETH BENACQUISTO.

AND NBC 2 FOUND OUT TODAY --

THAT'S CREATING BACKLASH FROM SOME REPUBLICANS -- HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


B) PALIN BENACQUISTO-VO


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BREAK SIX


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SCHOOL BUS BULLY-TC VIDBOX


Ready, cry, cry, cry.

I want my mamma

A DISTURBING VIDEO.

A TEXAS SCHOOL BUS DRIVER -- CAUGHT ON CAMERA MOCKING A CRYING GIRL -- AND EVEN ENCOURAGING OTHER CHILDREN TO TAUNT

HER TOO.

KAREN TRAVERS SHOWS US THE VIDEO. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL BUS BULLY-PKG


AS IF SCHOOLYARD BULLIES WEREN'T BAD ENOUGH.HOW ABOUT A SCHOOL BUS BULLY.

.THE DRIVER!

ABC STATION KSAT OBTAINED THIS VIDEO.SHOWING A TEXAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BUS

DRIVER.MOCKING A CHILD!

Crybaby!

YES, THAT'S THE BUS DRIVER.CALLING A SOBBING CHILD.A CRY BABY

crybaby!

THE FLORESVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BUS DRIVER KNOWN AS MS PAT WAS CAUGHT ON

TAPE - AND IT'S SPARKED MAJOR OUTRAGE IN THIS SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY.

BUT IT GETS WORSE. THE BUS DRIVER ENCOURAGES THE OTHER KIDS TO JOIN IN THE

TAUNTING.

Ready, cry, cry, cry.

I want my mamma

ONE STUDENT SAID THERE WAS A SIGN IN THE BUS THAT EVEN READS "NO BULLYING!"

PARENTS ARE LIVID.AND SPEAKING OUT

THIS MOM HAS KIDS WHO RIDE THAT BUS - SHE WAS BROUGHT TO TEARS JUST WATCHING

THE VIDEO.

I think it's horrible. If you can't bully at school, why are they allowing

it on the bus?

THIS MOTHER DIDN'T WANT TO SHOWER HER FACE - BUT SHE WAS FURIOUS.

she treated the child as if she was a child herself, bullying the child.

THE SUPERINTENDENT SAID THE BUS DRIVER'S BEHAVIOR WAS CHILDISH AND IMMATURE.

i was very concerned with that and it's definitely not appropriate. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL BUS BULLY-VO IN TC MON


KAREN TRAVERS REPORTING.

THE SUPERINTENDENT SAYS THE BUS DRIVER IS "NO LONGER EMPLOYED" BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT. Return to index of stories...


ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP


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5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT


WE ARE DISCOVERING NEW INFORMATION TONIGHT ABOUT THE MAN WHO WENT ON A SHOOTING SPREE IN FORT HOOD -- AT FIVE O'CLOCK, NBC2 TALKS EXCLUSIVELY WITH SOMEONE WHO KNEW HIM WELL.

AND NBC2 IS LIVE AT FIVE AS SARAH PALIN FUNDRAISES FOR REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE LIZBETH BENAQUISTO.

WE TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT WHY BENAQUISTO IS SKIPPING A CANDIDATE FORUM FOR TONIGHT'S BARBEQUE. Return to index of stories...


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