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ANCHOR SUPERS NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS
DIRECTORS PAGE GOOD MORNING-OMNITOPS-1SHOT
SPECIAL OPEN-SOT 6:32 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-2SHOT WX CENTER
NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
GOOD MORNING-2SH-OMNI-ANIBOX TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
6:02 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX CENTER HERTZ OPEN HOUSE-OC-TRX-OBX
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP HERTZ OPEN HOUSE-REM 2
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC HERTZ OPEN HOUSE-VIDBOX
MIDPOINT BRIDGE-TRX-VO HERTZ OPEN HOUSE-REM 2
PISTORIUS LATEST-TRX-OC-VO LEE MEMORIAL UPDATE-TRX-OTS-VO
MISSING PLANE-OC-TRX PHANTOM VOTE BENACQUISTO-OC-VO
MISSING PLANE-NEWSROOM ABSENTEE BALLOTS-OC-VO
MISSING PLANE-VO-WIPE PUPPY MILL-2SH-SS-TRX
MISSING PLANE-SOT PUPPY MILL-VO IN PLASMA
MISSING PLANE-NEWSROOM PUPPY MILL-SOTVO-PLAS
LEHIGH BRUSH FIRE-TRX-OC-VO FM HELPING THE Q-VO
SEVERE STORMS-TRX-OTS-NATSVO JIM REIF UPDATE-2SH-SS-SOTVO-MITTO-SS
EXPLOSIVES FOLO-OC-VO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
DEATH INVESTIGATION-TRX-OC-SS 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
EQUAL PAY DAY-OTS 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
AL SHARPTON CIA-OC-SS TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
UCONN WINS-TRX-NATSVO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SOTVO CRASH TESTS-TRX-SOTVO-2SHOT
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL CRASH TESTS-VO IN PLASMA
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 CRASH TESTS-SS
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP CRASH TESTS-VO IN PLASMA
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL WHITE HOUSE CHASE UPDATE-TRX-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX CAR VS MOTORCYCLE-TRX-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC END OF WINDOWS XP-TRX-BUB
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP CONGRESS UNEMPLOYMENT-OTS
BUS AX CHILD HIT-VO IN PLASMA BABY ASPIRIN PREGNANCY-TRX-OTS
CONGRESSMAN AFFAIR-OC-VO VIRGIN AIRLINES #1-OTS
CONGRESSMAN AFFAIR-SOTVO COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT-SS
FORT HOOD NEW DETAILS-OTS-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
JOURNALIST KIDNAPPED-OC-VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
PEACHES GELDOF DEATH-OC-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
COLLIER HOME INVASION TIPS-OC-SS-OC 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
FMB PARK AND RIDE-VOTOPS TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
wx tease-TRX-OMNI-SS TODAY SHOW TEASE-SOTTOPS
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP TS HERTZ OPEN HOUSE-VOTOPS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TS LEE MEMORIAL UPDATE-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TS LEHIGH BRUSH FIRE-VOTOPS
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS BUS AX KID HIT-VOTOPS
SEAWORLD BAN-OTS TS EXPLOSIVES FOLO-VOTOPS
RICK SCOTT TUITION-OTS TS EAST NAPLES DEATH INVESTIGATION-OC-SS-VO
FGCU BANQUET-TRX-VIDBOX TS PUPPY MILL-SSTOPS-VO
MARTINA MCBRIDE TODAY-OC-SOTVO TS SEAWORLD BAN CA-OTS
tease hertz open house-TRX-ANIBOX VO TS RICK SCOTT TUITION-VOTOPS
wx tease-TRX-OMNI DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFIC
H 1) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI TS JIM REIF-SSTOPS
HL2) HERTZ OPEN HOUSE-TRX-LIVE TEASE GOODBYE-4SHOT
HL3) PUPPY MILL-TRX-VO IN PLASMA LIVE  


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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SPECIAL OPEN-SOT


BREAKING NEWS

Missing Plane Mystery

NEW RIGHT NOW

Pistorius Takes Stand

NEW OVERNIGHT

Monitoring Flare-ups

BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW ---

THE MYSTERY OF FLIGHT 370 - IT'S BEEN 32 DAYS SINCE THE MALAYSIA JET DISAPPEARED --- AND NOW OFFICIALS ARE FOLLOWING WHAT THEY CALL THEIR "MOST PROMISING LEAD YET".

THE LATEST ON THE SEARCH, IN A LIVE REPORT.

PLUS, ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

THE BLADERUNNER TAKES THE STAND ONCE AGAIN.

WE'RE LIVE IN PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA FOR OSCAR PISTORIOUS' MURDER TRIAL.

AND DEVELOPING NOW --- NBC-2 ON FIREWATCH!

:29:04 I saw smoke coming out of the back of my yard And i tell her- there's smoke coming up and she goes oh my god yes!

WE'RE MONITORING OVERNIGHT FLAREUPS BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR.

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


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIP


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GOOD MORNING-2SH-OMNI-ANIBOX


GET READY FOR A RAINY DAY AHEAD SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

IT'S OUR TOP STORY AS YOU WAKE UP ---

GOOD MORNING I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND I'M CLAY MILLER.

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S ONLY LIVE DOPPLER RADAR IS CLEAR BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR. BUT IN A FEW HOURS THAT WILL CHANGE.

CHIEF METEOROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING WHERE AND WHEN THE RAIN WILL HIT IN THE NBC-2 FIRST ALERT STORM TRACKING CENTER. Return to index of stories...


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


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


MIDPOINT BRIDGE-TRX-VO


AND ANOTHER QUICK TRAFFIC ALERT BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

WE JUST CHECKED AND ALL LANES ON THE MIDPOINT MEMORIAL BRIDGE ARE BACK OPEN FOR YOUR MORNING COMMUTE.

D-O-T CREWS WERE WORKING ON THE BRIDGE OVERNIGHT. Return to index of stories...


PISTORIUS LATEST-TRX-OC-VO


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN OLYMPIAN OSCAR PISTORIOUS RESUMES TESTIFYING IN HIS MURDER TRIAL TODAY.

OVERNIGHT HE READ SOME OLD EMAILS FROM GIRLFRIEND REEVA STEENKAMP.

BUT HE FAILED TO EXPLAIN A KEY QUESTION. WHY DID HE PULL THAT TRIGGER THAT KILLED HIS GIRLDFRIEND?

PROSECUTORS SAY PISTORIUS KILLED STEENKAMP INTENTIONALLY AFTER AN ARGUMENT.

PISTORIUS SAYS HE SHOT HER BY MISTAKE. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE-OC-TRX


BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ---

WE JUST GOT A NEW UPDATE ON THE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING MALAYSIAN PLANE.

LET'S GET RIGHT TO NBC-2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IN THE NBC-2 NEWSROOM, SHE WAS JUST MONITORING A LIVE UPDATE, DANIELLE? Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE-NEWSROOM


SEARCH CREWS HAVE A NEW GAME PLAN TODAY. USING MORE SHIPS AND PLANES TO COVER A SMALLER, MORE CONCENTRATED AREA.

AS ONE TASK FORCE LEADER SAYS. THEY'RE THROWING EVERYTHING THEY'VE GOT AT THIS DIFFICULT, COMPLEX TASK. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE-VO-WIPE


THE HEADLINE IS THIS: SEARCH TEAMS HAVE NOT HAD ANY NEW CONTACT WITH THOSE UNDERWATER SIGNALS THAT MIGHT BE COMING FROM THE BLACK BOXES ON MALAYSIA 370.

AN AUSTRALIAN SHIP USING A U.S. NAVY "PINGER LOCATOR" DETECTED TWO DISTINCT SIGNALS OVER THE WEEKEND THAT ARE CONSISTENT WITH THE SIGNAL THAT WOULD BE SENT OUT BY AN AIRPLANE'S COCKPIT VOICE RECORDER AND FLIGHT DATA RECORDER. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE-SOT


sot - angus houston: if we could get more transmissions, we can get a better fix on the ocean floor which will enable a more focused search for wreckage. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE-NEWSROOM


OFFICIALS SAY THERE IS STILL SOME DOUBT THAT THE PINGS ARE ACTUALLY FROM MALAYSIA 370'S BLACK BOXES. BUT IT'S THEIR BEST LEAD SO FAR AND THEY SAY TO EXPECT SEVERAL DAYS OF "INTENSE ACTION" TO TRY AND TRACK THAT SIGNAL DOWN.

RIGHT NOW I'M MONITORING THE WIRES AND FEEDS FOR UPDATES-- COUNT ON US TO KEEP YOU IN THE KNOW ALL MORNING LONG.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM DANIELLE KOLENIAK, NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH BRUSH FIRE-TRX-OC-VO


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW AS YOU WAKE UP ---

NBC-2 JUST CHECKED AND SO FAR NO FLARE UPS IN LEHIGH ACRES AFTER THAT SCARY BRUSH FIRE MONDAY.

THE ARSON TEAM HAS BEEN CALLED IN TO INVESTIGATE HOW IT STARTED.

THIS WAS THE SCENE MONDAY AFTERNOON AS THE FIRE THREATENED HOMES.

IT HAPPENED AT 9TH STREET AND LOUIS AVENUE.

THE BRUSH FIRE QUICKLY SPREADING TO MORE THAN A DOZEN ACRES- THANKS TO

HIGH WINDS.

AT LEAST 6 FIRE DEPARTMENTS RESPONDED.

NO HOMES WERE DESTROYED AND NO ONE WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


SEVERE STORMS-TRX-OTS-NATSVO


THIS MORNING WE ARE TRACKING THE AFTERMATH OF THE SEVERE STORMS HALEY WAS TALKING ABOUT ---

"Bottom floor of my house is under water and the water level is rising"

TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD FOLLOWING SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THAT CAUSED FLASH FLOODS ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. MONDAY.

IN MISSISSIPPI, A 9-YEAR-OLD GIRL WAS SWEPT AWAY WHILE PLAYING IN FLOODWATER NEAR HER PARENTS' HOUSE.

HER BODY WAS FOUND MONDAY NIGHT.

AND A DRIVER IN METRO ATLANTA WAS FOUND DEAD AFTER DRIVING INTO A SWOLLEN CREEK. Return to index of stories...


EXPLOSIVES FOLO-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 UPDATE INVOLVING EXPLOSIVES FOUND INSIDE A FORT MYERS GARAGE.

TRAVIS ROLING HAS BEEN ARRESTED.

REPORTS SHOW A FORMER CO-WORKER OF HIS, CONTACTED DEPUTIES.

THE CO-WORKER SAID HE FOUND 2 PIPE BOMBS IN A SAFE IN ROLING'S GARAGE SOME TIME AGO - BUT WAITED TO CALL POLICE UNTIL ROLING STARTED MAKING THREATS.

ROLING WIFE INSISTS HE'S INNOCENT--AND SOMEONE IS "FRAMING" HIM.

THE CO WORKER ALSO SAYS ROLING WAS POSSIBLY UPSET BY THE LOSS OF HIS JOB AT THE COLONIAL COUNTRY CLUB.

THE BOMB SCARE HAPPENED ALONG IDLEWILD ROAD SATURDAY.

SWAT SAFELY BLEW IT UP. Return to index of stories...


DEATH INVESTIGATION-TRX-OC-SS


THIS MORNING WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT A DEATH INVESTIGATION ON PELICAN BAY BEACH.

THE ORIGINAL CALL CAME IN AS A POSSIBLE DROWNING - BUT NOW THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS CALLING IT A DEATH INVESTIGATION.

THE VICTIM IS 75-YEAR OLD MARY MCCAULEY.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS THE DEATH DOESN'T APPEAR TO BE SUSPICIOUS.

THEY'RE WAITING FOR THE MEDICAL EXAMINER TO DETERMINE A CAUSE OF DEATH. Return to index of stories...


EQUAL PAY DAY-OTS


ALL NEW AS YOU WAKE UP, TODAY IS EQUAL PAY DAY.

THAT MEANS THE AVERAGE WOMAN HAS TO WORK THROUGH THE EIGHTH OF APRIL - PLUS ALL OF LAST YEAR - TO EARN WHAT THE AVERAGE MAN EARNED LAST YEAR.

THE SENATE'S DUE TO VOTE ON PAY EQUITY THIS WEEK.

THAT BILL WOULD CLOSE THE WAGE GAP.

BUT IT'S NOT EXPECTED TO PASS. Return to index of stories...


AL SHARPTON CIA-OC-SS


THIS IS A BIG TALKER THIS MORNING ---

REVEREND AL SHARPTON HAS DISMISSED A REPORT THAT SAID HE WAS AN FBI INFORMANT, SAYING HE WAS A "VICTIM" AND WAS NEVER TOLD HE WAS AN INFORMANT.

THE SMOKING GUN PUT OUT THE REPORT MONDAY.

IT SAID SHARPTON WORKED DURING THE 1980S AS CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANT NUMBER 7 OR "CI-7," AND RECORDED CONVERSATIONS WITH MAFIA BOSSES.

SHARPTON SAID THAT WHILE CONVERSATIONS WITH MOB FIGURES WERE RECORDED, HE DENIED REPORTS BY THE SMOKING GUN THAT HE USED A BUGGED BRIEFCASE. Return to index of stories...


UCONN WINS-TRX-NATSVO


nats of celebration

ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS WERE DANCING IN THE RAIN ON THE CAMPUS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

EARLIER, MORE THAN 10-THOUSAND STUDENTS PACKED AN ARENA TO WATCH A BIG-SCREEN BROADCAST OF THEIR HUSKIES WINNING THE NCAA MEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.

THE HUSKIES BEAT KENTUCKY 60-54.

THE SCHOOL HIRED A DISC JOCKEY NOT ONLY FOR ENTERTAINMENT, BUT TO KEEP CROWDS UNDER CONTROL. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-SOTVO


STUDENTS SAY IT WAS ONLY A MATTER OF TIME.

i wouldn't walk down this way, a lot of cars. Very dangerous

WE HAVE AN UPDATE ON THE BUS DRIVER THAT CLIPPED A YOUNG GIRL WALKING TO HER BUS STOP. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

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


6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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BUS AX CHILD HIT-VO IN PLASMA


NOW AN UPDATE TO A STORY WE BROUGHT YOU AS BREAKING NEWS MONDAY MORNING ---

WE'RE FINDING OUT THE BUS DRIVER WHO HIT A CAPE CORAL GIRL WILL BE CITED FOR CARELESS DRIVING.

THE 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL IS HOME RECOVERING THIS MORNING.

THE SCHOOL TOLD US THE DRIVER WILL BE ON PAID LEAVE PENDING THE OUTCOME OF THIS INVESTIGATION.

POLICE SAY THE 12-YEAR-OLD WAS CLIPPED AS SHE WAS WALKING TO HER BUS STOP ON EMBERS PARKWAY.

WE'RE TOLD SHE HAD A CUT TO HER HEAD AND HAD TO GET SOME STAPLES.

OTHER STUDENTS WE SPOKE WITH SAID IT WAS JUST A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE AN ACCIDENT HAPPENED OFF THIS BUSY ROAD.

A PARENT AT THE BUS STOP TOLD US SHE IS A STUDENT AT THE NORTH FORT MYERS ACADEMY FOR THE ARTS. Return to index of stories...


CONGRESSMAN AFFAIR-OC-VO


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

A LOUISIANA REPUBLICAN IS APOLOGIZING AFTER A NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED VIDEO WHICH APPEARS TO SHOW HIM IN AN EXTRAMARITAL KISS.

U-S REPRESENTATIVE VANCE MCALLISTER, A MARRIED MAN WITH FIVE CHILDREN, RAN ON A PLATFORM OF FAMILY VALUES. Return to index of stories...


CONGRESSMAN AFFAIR-SOTVO


".I believe Louisiana values like faith, family, and hard work are sorely missing in Washington, D.C."

HE ASKED FOR FORGIVENESS AFTER A NEWS OUTLET POSTED THIS VIDEO ON ITS WEBSITE, SHOWING McALLISTER KISSING A MARRIED WOMAN ON HIS STAFF. Return to index of stories...


FORT HOOD NEW DETAILS-OTS-VO


NEW DETAILS NOW ON THE FORT HOOD SHOOTING.

INVESTIGATORS SAY IT WAS RELATED TO THE SHOOTER'S REQUEST FOR LEAVE FROM THE ARMY POST.

BUT AN ARMY SPOKESMAN DID NOT SAY WHETHER SPECIAL IVAN LOPEZ WAS GRANTED THE LEAVE.

THE RAMPAGE LEFT THREE DEAD AND 16 WOUNDED LAST WEEK.

WE'VE ALSO LEARNED THE SHOOTING SPREE COVERED THE EQUIVALENT OF TWO CITY BLOCKS, AS LOPEZ DROVE FROM ONE AREA TO ANOTHER ON THE TEXAS BASE RANDOMLY FIRING AT SOLDIERS. Return to index of stories...


JOURNALIST KIDNAPPED-OC-VO


THIS IS MAKING HEADLINES AS YOU WAKE UP --

GUNMEN HAVE KIDNAPPED A SENIOR NEWS EXECUTIVE IN VENEZUELA.

A SPECIAL MASS WAS HELD MONDAY CALLING FOR THE SAFE RETURN OF NAIROBI PINTO.

HER FATHER SAID AN ARMED GANG TOOK HER AS SHE WAS LEAVING HER HOME ON SUNDAY.

SO FAR, THERE HAS BEEN NO WORD OF A RANSOM NOR NEWS OF HER CONDITION.

PINTO IS CHIEF CORRESPONDENT FOR NEWS NETWORK "GLOBOVISION," A 24-HOUR NEWS NETWORK IN VENEZUELA AND LATIN AMERICA.

MOST KIDNAPPINGS IN VENEZUELA ARE FOR FINANCIAL MOTIVES, WITH GANGS MOSTLY TARGETING BUSINESSMEN AND LANDOWNERS. Return to index of stories...


PEACHES GELDOF DEATH-OC-VO


AND THIS IS GETTING A LOT OF ATTENTION THIS MORNING ---

PEACHES GELDOF, THE DAUGHTER OF MUSICIAN AND LIVE AID ORGANIZER BOB GELDOF, HAS DIED.

THE U-K TV PERSONALITY AND MODEL WAS 25 YEARS OLD.

THERE WAS NO IMMEDIATE WORD ON THE CAUSE OF HER DEATH.

IN A STATEMENT, HER FATHER REMEMBERED HER AS "THE WILDEST, FUNNIEST, CLEVEREST, WITTIEST AND THE MOST BONKERS OF ALL OF US."

GELDOF LEAVES BEHIND A HUSBAND AND TWO YOUNG SONS.

AT THIS STAGE, THE DEATH IS BEING TREATED AS AN UNEXPLAINED AND SUDDEN. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER HOME INVASION TIPS-OC-SS-OC


CLOSER TO HOME,

A NEW HOTLINE IS GENERATING TIPS TO FIND OUT WHO IS BREAKING INTO EXCLUSIVE NEIGHBORHOODS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

SINCE THE MIDDLE OF FEBRUARY, 5 FAMILIES HAVE BEEN TIED UP BY MASKED MEN AND ROBBED.

THE MOST RECENT ONE HAPPENED LAST THURSDAY AT QUAIL WEST COUNTRY CLUB.

COLLIER COUNTY OPENED A HOME INVASION HOTLINE ON FRIDAY.

SO FAR, INVESTIGATORS RECEIVED 5 TIPS. Return to index of stories...


FMB PARK AND RIDE-VOTOPS


THIS IS INTERESTING ---

A MULTIMILLION DOLLAR PROJECT COULD GIVE YOU A NEW WAY TO GET TO FORT MYERS BEACH.

LEE COUNTY IS LOOKING TO BUY A 5 ACRE PIECE OF PROPERTY ON SUMMERLIN SQUARE DRIVE TO CONSTRUCT A NEW PARK AND RIDE.

IT WOULD TAKE THE PLACE OF THE ONE CURRENTLY IN THE OLD WINN DIXIE PLAZA.

IT WOULD COST 782 THOUSAND DOLLARS TO BUY THE PROPERTY, THEN CLOSE TO 4 MILLION DOLLARS TO BUILD THE BUS STATION.

LEE TRAN HAS TO MOVE THE CURRENT LOCATION AS WALMART READIES TO BREAK GROUND ON ITS NEW SUPERCENTER.

COMMISSIONERS WILL VOTE ON PURCHASING THE PROPERTY NEXT TUESDAY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO


THE CONTROVERSY OVER WHETHER ORCA WHALES SHOULD BE USED IN LIVE AQUATICS SHOWS, HEATS UP TODAY.

IT'S A KEY MOVE IN THE DAY AHEAD FOR SEAWORLD. WE'LL FILL YOU IN. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


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AND LOOKING AHEAD, IF YOU SNAP PHOTOS OF SHOOT VIDEO OF TODAY'S STORMS, WE WANT TO SEE IT!

JUST POST THEM TO OUR NBC-2 FACEBOOK PAGE.

OR GO TO NBC DASH TWO DOT COM AND CLICK ON SEE SHOOT SEND. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

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


6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


SEAWORLD BAN-OTS


TAKING A LOOK AHEAD ---

LATER THIS MORNING STATE LAWMAKERS IN CALIFORNIA WILL CONSIDER BANNING KILLER WHALE SHOWS IN THE STATE.

SEAWORLD IN SAN DIEGO IS THE ONLY PLACE IN THE STATE WHERE ORCAS PERFORM-- AND IT IS FIGHTING TO KEEP THE MAJOR MONEYMAKER.

TODAY THERE WILL BE A KEY COMMITTEE VOTE AT THE STATE CAPITOL. Return to index of stories...


RICK SCOTT TUITION-OTS


ALSO IN THE DAY AHEAD --- GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT IS PREPARING TO MAKE A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT.

WE KNOW IT HAS TO DO WITH TUITION AND COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY.

HE'LL MAKE THE ANNOUNCEMENT AT A HIGH SCHOOL IN ORLANDO AT 9:30 THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


FGCU BANQUET-TRX-VIDBOX


HAPPENING TONIGHT --- THE F-G-C-U MENS BASKETBALL TEAM WILL CLOSE THE BOOK ON THEIR SEASON WITH THE SEASON-ENDING BANQUET.

IT'S GOING TO BE HELD AT ALIOC ARENA.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:00 O'CLOCK TONIGHT.

THE TEAM AND COACH JOE DOOLEY ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN ATTENDANCE FOR THE EVENT. Return to index of stories...


MARTINA MCBRIDE TODAY-OC-SOTVO


AND A HEADS UP FOR LATER THIS MORNING ---

COUNTRY QUEEN MARTINA MCBRIDE SINGS A NEW TUNE FROM HER LATEST ALBUM LIVE, AHEAD ON TODAY.

martina mcbride singing

HEAR MORE FROM HER BRAND NEW ALBUM "EVERLASTING" BEING RELEASED TODAY, RIGHT AFTER US ON TODAY. Return to index of stories...


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ALL NEW COMING UP AT 6:30 -- WE HAVE A PACKED SHOW FOR YOU, INCLUDING A LIVE REPORT ON A MAJOR JOB CREATOR HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ---- TODAY HERTZ IS LAUNCHING A HUGE CAREER OPEN HOUSE AND WE'RE LIVE BEFORE THE FLOOD OF APPLICANTS SHOW UP. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


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BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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


H 1) WX HEADLINE-TRX-OMNI


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HL2) HERTZ OPEN HOUSE-TRX-LIVE TEASE


RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

WE ARE LIVE AT HERTZ BEFORE A MASSIVE JOB OPEN HOUSE KICKS INTO GEAR.

THE EFFECT IT WILL HAVE ON SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IF YOU WANT ANEW JOB. Return to index of stories...


HL3) PUPPY MILL-TRX-VO IN PLASMA LIVE


THE DOG'S OWNER SAID. HE DID NOTHING WRONG.

STRAIGHT AHEAD ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY --- WHEN THESE POOR POOCHES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION, AFTER ANOTHER ALLEGED PUPPY MILL WAS EXPOSED IN LEHIGH. Return to index of stories...


NEWS TODAY OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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GOOD MORNING-OMNITOPS-1SHOT


WE BEGIN WITH SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S ONLY LIVE DOPPLER RADAR.

IT'S CLEAR NOW, BUT IT IS GOING TO RAIN LATER TODAY --- WE COULD EVEN SEE HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND GUSTY WINDS.

GOOD MORNING, I'M CLAY MILLER.

KRISTA IS ALONGSIDE HALEY WITH OUR TOP STORY BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR --- Return to index of stories...


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


GOOD MORNING!

SO HALEY WHEN WILL THE SHOWERS MOVE IN? AND THEN WE GET ANOTHER COOL FRONT?

Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, LEE CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


HERTZ OPEN HOUSE-OC-TRX-OBX


AS YOU WAKE UP THIS MORNING---HERTZ IS COMING THROUGH ON THEIR BIG JOBS PROMISE! THEY ARE LOOKING TO FILL DOZENS OF POSITIONS STARTING TODAY.

NBC 2'S SAM SWEENEY LIVE FOR US THIS MORNING IN ESTERO--WITH EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW. Return to index of stories...


HERTZ OPEN HOUSE-REM 2


KRISTA CLAY---

HOW DOES A MONTHLY BONUS OF 3 TO 4000 DOLLARS SOUND!? HERTZ SAYS THAT'S WHAT THEY PAY FOR EXCELLENT PERFORMEERS!

YOU WOULD WORK RIGHT HERE IN ESTERO--- YOUR FUTURE WORK PLACE IS STILL A CONSTRUCTION SITE, BUT THAT IS QUICKLY CHANGING. Return to index of stories...


HERTZ OPEN HOUSE-VIDBOX


IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST OR A TEAM LEADER--HERTZ WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU.

THE POSITIONS INCLUDE DEALING WITH CUSTOMERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD THROUGH VIDEO SCREEN.

TEAM LEADERS WILL ACT AS MENTORS AND COACHES FOR OTHER EMPLOYEES AND WILL DEAL WITH CUSTOMER ISSUES. Return to index of stories...


HERTZ OPEN HOUSE-REM 2


INTERVIEWS BEGIN TODAY AT 9. YOU MUST FILL OUT AN APPLICATION FIRST AND WAIT FOR HERTZ TO CALL YOU. YOU CAN DO ALL THAT BY VISITING OUR WEBSITE--- NBC DASH TWO DOT COM AND CLICK ON NEWS LINKS.

INTERVIEWS RUN THROUGH APRIL 10TH.

GOOD LUCK!

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


LEE MEMORIAL UPDATE-TRX-OTS-VO


YOU DIDN'T SEE THIS STORY ON NBC-2 LAST NIGHT ---

LEE MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM MAY BACK OFF FROM ITS PROPOSAL TO BUILD AN 80-BED HOSPITAL IN ESTERO,

INSTEAD it could CONSIDER OPENING AN ADVANCED MEDICAL OUTPATIENT CENTER IN SOUTH LEE COUNTY.

THIS IS ACCORDING TO OUR PARTNERS THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS.

IN A LETTER TO RESIDENTS OF BONITA SPRINGS AND ESTERO LATE LAST WEEK, THE PRESIDENT OF LEE MEMORIAL SAID THE STATE ISN'T LIKELY TO OVERTURN ITS PRELIMINARY DENIAL OF A CERTIFICATE-OF-NEED LICENSE FOR THE SOUTH LEE HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


PHANTOM VOTE BENACQUISTO-OC-VO


THIS MORNING NBC2 IS DIGGING FOR ANSWERS - AFTER GETTING WORD, ANOTHER STATE SENATOR VOTED IN LIZBETH BENACQUISTO'S ABSENCE, WHILE SHE WAS CAMPAIGNING IN NAPLES LAST WEEK.

RIGHT NOW WE HAVE NOT HEARD BACK FROM THE SENATE RULES CHAIR ABOUT WHETHER THIS COULD RESULT IN ANY SORT OF PUNISHMENT.

BENACQUISTO LEFT TALLAHASSEE EARLY THURSDAY TO JOIN SARAH PALIN AT A BARBECUE FUNDRAISER.

NBC2 WAS AT THAT FUNDRAISER.

WE SINCE LEARNED, SENATOR KELLI STARGEL, WHO SITS NEXT TO BENACQUISTO IN CHAMBER -- PUSHED A BUTTON TO VOTE ON HER BEHALF IN FAVOR OF THE STATE BUDGET.

SENATE RULES BAN THIS KIND OF PHANTOM VOTING

BENACQUISTO'S AIDES INSIST SHE *NEVER* ASKED SOMEONE TO VOTE IN HER PLACE. Return to index of stories...


ABSENTEE BALLOTS-OC-VO


A WARNING IF YOU'RE AN ABSENTEE VOTER.

BE CAREFUL *HOW YOU SIGN YOUR BALLOT. OR IT COULD BE REJECTED.

N-B-C-2 UNCOVERED LEE AND COLLIER ELECTIONS OFFICES HAVE REJECTED 47 ABSENTEE BALLOTS.

ALL BECAUSE THE SIGNATURES DIDN'T MATCH THE ONES THEY HAVE ON FILE.

ALL OF THESE VOTES ARE FOR THE SPECIAL PRIMARY TO FILL TREY RADEL'S OLD CONGRESSIONAL SEAT.

ACCORDING TO ELECTIONS OFFICERS-

VOTERS WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED THEIR VOTES WERE REJECTED UNTIL AFTER ELECTION DAY. Return to index of stories...


PUPPY MILL-2SH-SS-TRX


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

NBC2 UNCOVERS NEW INFORMATION FROM WHAT OFFICIALS ARE CALLING ANOTHER PUPPY MILL CASE IN LEHIGH ACRES.

TAKE A LOOK AT THESE PICTURES FROM A HOUSE ON DOUGLAS LANE -

LEE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES REPORTS A GROUP OF DOGS WERE LIVING IN TERRIBLE CONDITIONS.

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE IN THE STUDIO WORKING TO GET ANSWERS ON THE INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


PUPPY MILL-VO IN PLASMA


SMALL CAGES, OUTSIDE, IN MORE THAN A HUNDRED DEGREE TEMPERATURES, WITH DIRTY WATER.

THOSE ARE THE LIVING CONDITIONS, LEE COUNTY DOMESTIC ANIMAL SERVICES SAY FIVE DOGS WERE LIVING IN.

THIS MORNING, THE DOGS ARE IN THE ANIMAL SERVICE'S CARE. WHILE AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY.

OFFICIALS WITH LEE D-A-S-SAYS THIS RAID IS PART OF AN ONGOING INVESTIGATION.

THEY BELIEVE THE OWNER IS CONNECTED TO A SUSPECTED PUPPY MILL SITUATION THAT WAS RAIDED A FEW WEEKS AGO AT A HOUSE ON HAROLD AVENUE IN LEHIGH.

WE WENT TO THE HOME WHERE THE DOGS WERE LIVING AND SPOKE TO THE OWNER. Return to index of stories...


PUPPY MILL-SOTVO-PLAS


#Arthur Safford, Dog Owner

15:06-15:08 "I can fit in this pen. But they said its too little for a dog…"

"…I'm 200 and something pounds."

SAFFORD CLAIMS HE HAS NO TIES TO THE PUPPY MILL SITUATION FROM A FEW WEEKS AGO.

OFFICIALS WE SPOKE TO, SAY IT WAS OBVIOUS THE FEMALE DOG HAD BEEN PREGNANT SEVERAL TIMES.

SAFFORD SAYS SHE WASN'T.

THIS MORNING, I REACHED OUT TO ANIMAL SERVICES FOR AN UPDATE ON THE DOGS' CONDTION.

I'M ALSO WORKING TO FIND OUT IF THE DOGS WILL BE PUT UP FOR ADOPTION AND WHEN.

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


FM HELPING THE Q-VO


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

A FORT MYERS COMMUNITY CENTER FACING FORECLOSURE WILL STAY OPEN.

THE CITY COUNCIL AGREED TO GIVE THE QUALITY LIFE CENTER THE MONEY IT NEEDS TO STAY ALIVE.

THE Q ASKED FOR 235-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

IT'S COMING FROM THE CITY'S GENERAL RESERVE AND NEIGHRBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT FUNDS.

FIFTH-THIRD BANK ALSO AGREED TO FORGIVE ONE-THIRD OF THEIR 900-THOUSAND DOLLAR LOAN. Return to index of stories...


JIM REIF UPDATE-2SH-SS-SOTVO-MITTO-SS


THE OUTPOURING OF SUPPORT HAS BEEN INCREDIBLE.

WE WANT TO TAKE A MOMENT NOW GIVE YOU AN UPDATE ON OUR FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE NBC 2 METEOROLOGIST JIM REIF.

HE WAS CRITICALY INJURED IN A TRAGIC BIKE ACCIDENT IN ESTERO.

JIM'S FAMILY HAS DESCRIBED HIS CONDITION AS "GRAVE."

AS MANY OF YOU KNOW,HE IS BEST KNOWN FOR HIS SPOT-ON WEATHER FORECASTS, AND HE HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED FOR HIS LEADERSHIP DURING HURRICANE CHARLEY.

and the hurricane warnings continue along Florida's west coast.

JIM'S FAMILY TOLD US HE WAS RIDING HIS BIKE ON BEN HILL GRIFFIN PARKWAY NEAR THE MIROMAR OUTLETS SUNDAY MORNING WHEN HE HIT A SIGN AND WAS THROWN FROM HIS BIKE.

HE HAS TRAUMATIC HEAD INJURIES AND HIS FAMILY IS BY HIS SIDE AT LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.

HIS FAMILY ASKS THAT YOU KEEP JIM IN YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

WE HAVE GOTTEN SO MANY COMMENTS ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE.

YOU CAN POST MESSAGES, TOO.

WE WILL SHARE ALL OF THE THOUGHTS AND STORIES WITH HIS FAMILY!

WE WILL ALSO POST UPDATES TO HIS CONDITION ON OUR WEBSITE NBC DASH TWO DOT COM AND ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE. Return to index of stories...


BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

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6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Weather Trends

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION OR CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


CRASH TESTS-TRX-SOTVO-2SHOT


nats of car crashes

ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

NEW CRASH SAFETY TESTS RELEASED AT MIDNIGHT ---

AND THERE'S GOOD NEWS FOR GENERAL MOTORS: 2 MODELS EARN THE ONLY GOOD RATINGS IN THE CLASS.

NBC-2'S CLIFTON FRENCH IS LIVE IN STUDIO WITH HOW YOUR VEHICLE RATES, CLIFTON? Return to index of stories...


CRASH TESTS-VO IN PLASMA


IF THERE WAS ANYTIME G-M NEEDED GOOD PRESS -- IT WAS NOW --

WHILE THEY'VE BEEN GETTING GRILLED FOR SAFETY ISSUES REGARDING IGNITION SWITCHES -- TODAY WE'RE DISCOVERING THEY'RE BEING PRAISED FOR THE SAFETY OF TWO MID-SIZE S-U-V'S. Return to index of stories...


CRASH TESTS-SS


HERE'S HOW THEY BREAK DOWN --

IN A STUDY DONE BY THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY --

GM'S CHEVY EQUINOX AND GMC TERRAIN SCORED THE HIGHEST RATING --

THE TOYOTA HIGHLANDER WAS SECOND BEST.

JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE, TOYOTA 4-RUNNER AND FORD EXPLORER ALL HAD MARJINAL RATINGS.

THE WORST RATINGS WERE THE KIA SORENTO, MAZDA CX-9, AND THE HONDA PILOT. Return to index of stories...


CRASH TESTS-VO IN PLASMA


THESE TESTS ARE FOR 2014 MODELS --

WE'RE LEARNING ALL OF THE S-U-V'S DID FAIRLY WELL -- GM'S MODELS WERE JUST THE BEST.

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


WHITE HOUSE CHASE UPDATE-TRX-OC-VO


THIS IS A NEW STORY OVERNIGHT --- AN UPDATE TO THAT DEADLY CAR CHASE NEAR THE WHITE HOUSE LAST YEAR.

A LAWYER OF THE FAMILY OF A CONNECTICUT WOMAN KILLED BY POLICE AFTER LEADING OFFICERS ON CHASE FROM THE WHITE HOUSE TO CAPITOL HILL SAYS AN AUTOPSY SHOWS MIRIAM CAREY WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES FROM BEHIND.

THE SHOOTING HAPPENED LAST OCTOBER AND CAREY'S 1-YEAR-OLD WAS IN THE CAR BUT ESCAPED SERIOUS INJURY.

CAREY HAD BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION AND PSYCHOSIS.

HER FAMILY HAS QUESTIONED IF POLICE USED AN APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF FORCE. Return to index of stories...


CAR VS MOTORCYCLE-TRX-VO


AND BACK HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA --- WE'RE WORKING TO GET MORE INFORMATION ON A CRASH LATE LAST NIGHT IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

THIS WAS THE SCENE AT HANCOCK BRIDGE PARKWAY AND ORANGE GROVE BOULEVARD.

WE'RE TOLD IT A CAR AND MOTORCYCLE WERE INVOLVED.

AS SOON AS WE GET MORE WE'LL PASS IT ALONG. Return to index of stories...


END OF WINDOWS XP-TRX-BUB


THIS IS A BIG, IMPORTANT NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

IT IS THE END OF WINDOWS XP.

AND THE END OF AN ERA.

AS OF TODAY, MICROSOFT WILL NO LONGER SUPPORT THE WINDOWS XP OPERATING SYSTEM.

THE MOVE COULD PUT SOME ATMS AT RISK, BECAUSE MOST RUN ON XP.

BIG BANKS SHOULD BE FINE, THEY INSTALLED AN UPGRADE TO THEIR ATMS. BUT THOSE SMALLER ATMS FOUND AT GAS STATIONS AND CONVENIENCE STORES COULD BE IN MAJOR TROUBLE. Return to index of stories...


CONGRESS UNEMPLOYMENT-OTS


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

THE LEADING SUPPORTERS OF BIPARTISAN SENATE LEGISLATION THAT WOULD RESTORE JOBLESS BENEFITS FOR AS MANY AS 2.3 MILLION AMERICANS, SAY THEY'RE WILLING TO COMPROMISE WITH THE HOUSE. THE MEASURE WAS APPROVED BY THE SENATE ON MONDAY WITH THE SUPPORT OF SIX REPUBLICANS. SEVEN HOUSE REPUBLICANS HAVE ASKED THEIR LEADERS TO ALLOW A QUICK VOTE ON THE MEASURE OR A SIMILAR VERSION. Return to index of stories...


BABY ASPIRIN PREGNANCY-TRX-OTS


IN THIS MORNING'S HEALTHCAST ---

A DAILY LOW DOSE OF ASPIRIN. MAY PROTECT AGAINST PREECLAMPSIA IN PREGNANT WOMEN.

IT IS A POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS COMPLICATION. THAT CAN THREATEN A MOTHER'S HEALTH AND CAUSE PRETERM BIRTH.

RESEARCHERS FOUND HIGH-RISK WOMEN WHO TOOK A DAILY LOW-DOSE ASPIRIN AFTER THEIR FIRST TRIMESTER, WERE 24-PERCENT LESS LIKELY TO DEVELOP PREECLAMPSIA THAN WOMEN WHO DID NOT TAKE ASPIRIN. Return to index of stories...


VIRGIN AIRLINES #1-OTS


AND NEW THIS MORNING, AN ANNUAL SURVEY RANKING MAJOR AIRLINES ON OVERALL PERFORMANCE. PUTS VIRGIN AMERICA IN THE TOP SPOT ONCE AGAIN.

JETBLUE COMES IN SECOND. AND IN THIRD PLACE, HAWAIIAN AIRLINES. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT-SS


TIME NOW IS--

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

PLUS-- A FINAL CHECK OF YOUR NBC-2 FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND A CHECK OF THE ROADS.

AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE IN THE KNOW ABOUT RAIN IN THE FORECAST TODAY WITH THE NBC-2 WEATHER APP.

YOU GET SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAM OF METEORLOGISTS AND THE AREA'S ONLY LIVE DOPPLER RADAR. Return to index of stories...


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

LENGTH 2:48 Return to index of stories...


6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


TODAY SHOW TEASE-SOTTOPS


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


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS HERTZ OPEN HOUSE-VOTOPS


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

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

WE'RE STAYING ON TOP OF HERTZ HIRING.

THE RENTAL COMPANY NEEDS CUSTOMER SALES EXPERTS AND TEAM LEADERS.

INTERVIEWS START AT 9AM TODAY.

AND LAST UNTIL THE TENTH.

FOR MORE INFORMATION -- JUST GO TO OUR WEBSITE, NBC-2.COM. Return to index of stories...


TS LEE MEMORIAL UPDATE-VOTOPS


LEE MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM MAY BACK OFF FROM ITS PROPOSAL TO BUILD AN 80-BED HOSPITAL IN ESTERO,

AND INSTEAD CONSIDER OPENING AN ADVANCED MEDICAL OUTPATIENT CENTER IN SOUTH LEE COUNTY.

ACCORDING TO OUR PARTNERS THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS.

IN A LETTER THE PRESIDENT OF LEE MEMORIAL SAID THE STATE ISN'T LIKELY TO OVERTURN ITS PRELIMINARY DENIAL OF A CERTIFICATE-OF-NEED LICENSE FOR THE SOUTH LEE HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


TS LEHIGH BRUSH FIRE-VOTOPS


IN THE DAY AHEAD COUNT ON NBC-2 TO BE ON THE LOOK OUT FOR BRUSH FIRES IN LEHIGH ACRES.

ON MONDAY DOZENS OF HOMES WERE THREATENED BY A MASSIVE BLAZE.

IT HAPPENED AT 9TH STREET AND LOUIS AVENUE.

THE BRUSH FIRE QUICKLY SPREAD TO MORE THAN A DOZEN ACRES.

FLORIDA FIRE SERVICE SAYS AT AT LEAST 6 FIRE DEPARTMENTS RESPONDED.

FORTUNATELY NO HOMES WERE DESTROYED AND NO ONE WAS INJURED. Return to index of stories...


TS BUS AX KID HIT-VOTOPS


NBC-2 HAS LEARNED A BUS DRIVER WILL BE CITED FOR HITTING A 12 YEAR OLD GIRL.

POLICE SAY THE CHILD WAS CLIPPED AS SHE WAS WALKING TO HER BUS STOP ON EMBERS PARKWAY ON MONDAY.

THE SCHOOL SAYS THE DRIVER WILL BE ON PAID LEAVE PENDING THE OUTCOME OF THIS INVESTIGATION.

THE 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL IS HOME RECOVERING THIS MORNING.

WE'RE TOLD SHE HAD A CUT TO HER HEAD AND HAD TO GET SOME STAPLES. Return to index of stories...


TS EXPLOSIVES FOLO-VOTOPS


A MAN IS ARRESTED AND CHARGED FOR POSSESSION OF EXPLOSIVES.

REPORTS SHOW A FORMER CO-WORKER OF TRAVIS ROLING. CONTACTED DEPUTIES.

TELLING THEM HE FOUND 2 PIPE BOMBS IN A SAFE IN ROLING'S GARAGE SOME TIME AGO.

BUT WAITED TO CALL POLICE UNTIL ROLING STARTED MAKING THREATS.

ROLING'S WIFE INSISTS HE'S INNOCENT--AND SOMEONE IS "FRAMING" HIM. Return to index of stories...


TS EAST NAPLES DEATH INVESTIGATION-OC-SS-VO


WE ARE CONTINUING TO LEARN DETAILS ABOUT A DEATH INVESTIGATION IN EAST NAPLES.

AUTHORITIES SAY 54 YEAR OLD WILLIAM NEUHAUSEL WAS FOUND IN A VACANT LOT NEAR u-s 41 AND PINE STREET OVER THE WEEKEND.

HIS BODY WAS FOUND SATURDAY NIGHT.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN THERE FOR A WHILE.

AUTHORITIES ARE WAITING ON AUTOPSY RESULTS TO FIND OUT HOW HE DIED. Return to index of stories...


TS PUPPY MILL-SSTOPS-VO


FIVE HELPLESS DOGS RESCUED FROM WHAT OFFICIALS ARE CALLING *ANOTHER* CASE OF A PUPPY MILL IN LEHIGH ACRES!

LEE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES OFFICIALS SAY THE DOGS WERE LIVING IN SMALL CAGES IN HORRIBLE CONDITIONS.

DOMESTIC ANIMALS SERVICES THINKS THE DOG OWNER ARTHUR SAFFORD.

IS CONNECTED TO A PUPPY MILL THEY RAIDED A FEW WEEKS

WHERE THEY REMOVED 13 DOGS AND FOUND TWO DEAD DOGS.

SAFFORD DENIES ANY TIES THAT CASE. Return to index of stories...


TS SEAWORLD BAN CA-OTS


NEW THIS MORNING.

NBC-2 IS LOOKING AHEAD TO A BILL THAT COULD FORCE SEA WORLD IN SAN DIEGO TO STOP USING KILLER WHALES IN IT'S SHOWS.

TODAY CALIFORNIA LAWMAKERS WILL HOLD THEIR FIRST HEARING.

SEWORLD-SAN DIEGO HOUSES 10 KILLER WHALES.

IF THE MEASURE BECOMES LAW THE PARK WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO BREED.

THE WHALES WILL ALSO BE RELEASED FROM THEIR TANKS.

THE BILL IS IN RESPONSE TO THE DOCUMENTARY BLACKFISH.

WHICH EXPLORES THE MISUSE OF KILLER WHALES IN SHOW BUSINESS. Return to index of stories...


TS RICK SCOTT TUITION-VOTOPS


ALSO IN THE DAY AHEAD --- GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT IS PREPARING TO MAKE A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT.

WE KNOW IT HAS TO DO WITH TUITION AND COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY.

HE'LL MAKE THE ANNOUNCEMENT AT A HIGH SCHOOL IN ORLANDO AT 9:30 THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI


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FINAL TRAFFIC-TRAFFIC


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TS JIM REIF-SSTOPS


WE WANT TO LET YOU KNOW, WE WILL BE UPDATING NBC-2 METEOROLOGIST JIM REIF'S CONDITION ON OUR NBC-2 FACEBOOK PAGE.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO LEAVE COMMENTS, LIKE SO MANY HAVE, WE WILL MAKE SURE TO SHARE ALL OF YOUR THOUGHTS AND STORIES WITH HIS FAMILY.

JIM WAS IN A TRAGIC BICYCLE ACCIDENT SUNDAY AND HIT HIS HEAD.

HE'S CRITICAL AT LEE MEMORIAL.

HIS FAMILY ASKS FOR YOUR PRAYERS. Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE-4SHOT


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

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