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HEADLINE OPEN TS3) FPL SCAMS-TC MON VO
HL1) CLAWSON WINS-VOTOPS-TRX OBAMA AND WASHINGTON LANDSLIDE-PLASMA
HL2) BANK ROBBER ARREST-TRX MAP OBAMA AND WASHINGTON LANDSLIDE-PKG
HL3) WX TEASE-WX CENTER ORLANDO STABBING-OTS
NEWS AT 11:00am OPEN-CLIP INSIDE THE CHURCH-TRX SOTVOTOPS EANIBOX OC FULL
CLAWSON WINS-2 SHOT SS( 2) INSIDE THE CHURCH-SOTVO
CLAWSON WINS-OC FRACKING COMMISSION-OTS VO
CLAWSON REACTION-TRXSOT FRACKING COMMISSION-SOTVO
BENEQUISTO REACTION-TRXSOT CCI LATEST-TRX VO
JUNE ELECTION-FSSTOPS FCAT PROBLEMS IN COLLIER-VO
KREEGLE REACTION-FSS BASKETBALL EXPLOSION-INTRO
DREIKORN REAX-TRX SOT BASKETBALL EXPLOSION-PKG
DANE EAGLE SOCIAL MEDIA-2 SHOT SS MUG SS (2) OC DJ DUTCHESS-OC VO
PORT CHAR BANK ROBBERY ARREST-TRX-SS OSPREY FOLO-VO
MALAYSIA MISSING PLANE-VO OSPREY FOLO-SOTVO
TEENAGE STOWAWAY-INTRO COW STUCK IN MUD-VOWIPE
TEENAGE STOWAWAY-PKG COW STUCK IN MUD-SOTVO
SCHOOL FIGHT UPDATE-OC-VO OLD UNDERWEAR-VO
FL EXECUTION TONIGHT-OC-SS OLD UNDERWEAR-SOTVO
FL PARK SERVICES-OTS OC TEASE FOUR-TRX-VOTOPS
SANIBEL FAKE BUILDING PERMITS-TRX-OTS TZ4A) 92 YEAR OLD FIT-VOWIPE
SEA TURTLE NESTING-TRX OC VIDBOX WEATHER TEASE-STC
NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-LIVE 92 YEAR OLD STAYS FIT-TC MON
EDISON SHREDDING EVENT-VO 92 YEAR OLD STAYS FIT-PKG
EDISON SHREDDING EVENT-SOTVO SINKHOLE OPENS-TRX
EDISON STATE SPORTS-OC-VO WEATHER OPEN-CLIP
EDISON STATE SPORTS-SOTVO WEATHER-WX WALL
SPACE WALK-RTG1 CHEVY IMPALA INVESTIGATION-TRX OC VO
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT HOUSE BOAT DRUG ARREST-OC, SSOC
TZ1A) FPL SCAM-VOTOPS-TRX RX TAKEBACK ON SATURDAY-TRX OC CG
TZ1B) GA FIREARM-VOTOPS NAPLES SIGN ORDINANCE-TRX OTS VO
WEATHER-STC NAPLES SIGN ORDINANCE-SOTVO
CAR STUCK ON SNOW-TRXVOTOPS IN STATE TUITION-VOWIPE
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP IN STATE TUITION-SOTVO
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL MOST BEAUTIFUL PERSON-TRXVOTOPS
FP&L NAME USED IN SCAM-TRX PLASMA VO TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT
FP&L NAME USED IN SCAM-SOT OC TZ5B) OFFICER TRIPS STUDENT-VO
FPL PROTEST-TC MON VO HEALTH MATTERS-ON CAM
FPL PROTEST-TC MON SOT OC HEALTH MATTERS-PKG
GA FIREARM BILL-TRX VO KIDS AND EATING DISORDERS-VO-WIPE
SCOTUS TODAY-TRVO KIDS AND EATING DISORDERS-SOTVO
TEASE TWO-2 SHOT OC HOPE UPDATE-VOTOPS
TZ2A) FL WEEKLY-2 SHOT OC IRS DELEQUENT EMPLOYEES-OC VO
FL WEEKLY-3 SHOT OFFICER TRIPS STUDENT-OC VO
FL WEEKLY-FSS (3) OBAMA CALLS BOSTON MARATON WINNER-TRXVOTOPS
TEASE THREE-TRX SOTVO TOPS DOLPHIN NAMING-TRXVOTOPS
TZ3A) INSIDE THE CHURCH-TRX SOTVO TOPS NEW AT NOON TEASE-2 SHOT
TZ3B) BASKETBALL EXPLOSION-VOTOPS NOON TZA) FL SINKHOLE-VO
NEWS AT 11:30am OPEN-CLIP NOON TZB) RELATIONSHIP VIOLENCE-VO
TS1) CLAWSON WINS-TC MON VO NOON TZC) STALKER DUNGEON-VO
TS2) SCHOOL FIGHT UPDATE-TC MON VO CLOSE-2-SHOT


HEADLINE OPEN


REPUBLICAN RUNAWAY.

CURT CLAWSON WINS BIG IN THE RACE TO REPLACE TREY RADEL.

THIS MORNING HIS CAMP TURNS THE CORNER TO THE GENERAL ELECTION BY FOCUSING ON ONE WORD.

BANK ROBBER BUSTED.

HERE'S THE LOCATION WHERE A MOTHER AND SON WERE HELD UP AT GUNPOINT.

NEW AT 11. THE HUNT FOR THE MAN RESPONSIBLE AND THE ARREST.

THE NEWS AT 11 STARTS NOW. Return to index of stories...


HL1) CLAWSON WINS-VOTOPS-TRX


REPUBLICAN RUNAWAY.

CURT CLAWSON WINS BIG IN THE RACE TO REPLACE TREY RADEL.

THIS MORNING HIS CAMP TURNS THE CORNER TO THE GENERAL ELECTION BY FOCUSING ON ONE WORD. Return to index of stories...


HL2) BANK ROBBER ARREST-TRX MAP


BANK ROBBER BUSTED.

HERE'S THE LOCATION WHERE A MOTHER AND SON WERE HELD UP AT GUNPOINT.

NEW AT 11. THE HUNT FOR THE MAN RESPONSIBLE AND THE ARREST. Return to index of stories...


HL3) WX TEASE-WX CENTER


THE NEWS AT 11 STARTS NOW. Return to index of stories...


NEWS AT 11:00am OPEN-CLIP


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CLAWSON WINS-2 SHOT SS( 2)


THIS MORNING, CURT CLAWSON IS LOOKING AHEAD TO THE JUNE ELECTION AFTER WINNING BIG IN TUESDAY'S SPECIAL REPUBLICAN PRIMARY.

HE MOVED TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TWO YEARS AGO AND PULLED OFF A 12-POINT VICTORY.

WITH 100-PERCENT OF PRECINCTS REPORTING, CLAWSON WINS WITH 38-PERCENT OF THE VOTE.

SENATOR LIZBETH BENACQUISTO CAME IN SECOND WITH 26 PERCENT OF THE VOTE.

COMING IN THIRD - PAIGE KREEGEL WITH 25 PERCENT.

WHILE MICHAEL DRy-KORN CAME IN FOURTH WITH ALMOST 11 PERCENT OF THE VOTE. Return to index of stories...


CLAWSON WINS-OC


CLAWSON POURED A LOT OF HIS MONEY INTO FINACING THIS CAMPAIGN.

THIS MORNING HIS TEAM IS TALKING UNITY.

THEY'RE RALLYING THE REPUBLICAN BASE AFTER A BRUTAL FEW WEEKS OF NEGATIVE CAMPAIGNING. Return to index of stories...


CLAWSON REACTION-TRXSOT


46:10 we weren't happy this campaign got away from ideas and into bombardments. 16 i say lets get back to ideas and broaden the message for communities that haven't always been in our camp Return to index of stories...


BENEQUISTO REACTION-TRXSOT


a campaign team that excuse me all kicked butt and I'm very proud of them:39

But now we move forward united. I've called curt and wished him well I told him we will be good partners moving forward: Return to index of stories...


JUNE ELECTION-FSSTOPS


LOOKING AHEAD ---

CURT CLAWSON WILL NOW FACE DEMOCRAT APRIL FREEMAN, LIBERTARIAN CANDIDATE RAY NETHERWOOD AND WRITE-IN CANDIDATE TIMOTHY ROSSANO.

VOTERS HEAD BACK TO THE POLLS JUNE 24TH -- FOR THE SPECIAL GENERAL ELECTION. Return to index of stories...


KREEGLE REACTION-FSS


DOCTOR PAIGE KREEGEL DIDN'T WANT TO TALK ON CAMERA BUT SENT US A STATEMENT SAYING

"THIS WAS A VERY COMPETITIVE RACE AND I CONGRATULATE CURT CLAWSON ON HIS VICTORY. THE VOTERS OF DISTRICT 19 HAVE SPOKEN."

CANDIDATE MICHAEL DREIKORN FINISHED FOURTH AND SAID THIS: Return to index of stories...


DREIKORN REAX-TRX SOT


"i was in this to win this and i have worked my backside off for the people of southwest florida." Return to index of stories...


DANE EAGLE SOCIAL MEDIA-2 SHOT SS MUG SS (2) OC


THIS MORNING A GLARING SPOT-LIGHT IS ON STATE REPRESENTATIVE DANE EAGLE.

HE'S NOW OUT OF A TALLAHASSEE JAIL AND FACING D-U-I CHARGES.

CHECK OUT THIS SIGN ON EAGLE'S OFFICE DOOR IN CAPE CORAL.

ITS SAYING HE'S WORKING HARD FOR YOU IN TALLAHASSEE---

BUT THE POLICE REPORTS PAINTS A DIFFERENT PICTURE.

AT 1 A-M MONDAY, EAGLE LEFT A TACO BELL.

AN OFFICER SPOTTED HIM RUNNING A RUN RED LIGHT AND HITTING A CURB.

REPRESENTATIVE EAGLE REFUSED A FIELD SOBRIETY TEST.

HE TOLD POLICE HE WAS GOOD TO GET HOME.

AS YOU'D IMAGINE THIS STORY IS SPARKING HEATED REACTION ON SOCIAL MEDIA

RACHELL LEANN SAYS:

HOPE HE ENJOYS NO LICENSE FOR A YEAR, 75 YEARS OF D-U-I ON HIS RECORD. AND A MINIMUM OF 6 MONTHS PROBATION. SHE GOES ON TO SAY HE NEEDS TO BE TREATED LIKE THE REST OF US IN CAPE CORAL.

ASHLEY BRI'ANN SAYS:

"EVERYONE MAKES MISTAKES.

THE MAN IS HUMAN UNLESS YOU'RE ALL PERFECT. IN THAT CASE CARRY ON."

DANE EAGLE IS IN TALLAHASSEE TODAY.

WE HAVE A CREW ATTEMPTING TO TRACK HIM DOWN FOR AN INTERVIEW. Return to index of stories...


PORT CHAR BANK ROBBERY ARREST-TRX-SS


NEW THIS MORNING.

A ROBBERY IN THE DRIVE-THROUGH OF A BANK LEADS TO AN ARREST.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED 17 YEAR OLD SHAMAR BLAIR.

HE'S ACCUSED OF ROBBING A WOMAN IN THE DRIVE THRU OF BANK OF AMERICA ON VETERANS BOULEVARD.

DEPUTIES SAY HE STOLE CASH FROM THE WOMAN AND HER 18 YEAR OLD SON AT GUNPOINT.

THEY ESCAPED WITHOUT INJURY.

DEPUTIES CAUGHT BLAIR ABOUT A HALF HOUR LATER HIDING IN BRUSH A FEW HUNDRED YARDS BEHIND THE BANK. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA MISSING PLANE-VO


NEW AT 11.

AUTHORITIES SAY UNIDENTIFIED MATERIAL THAT WASHED ASHORE IN AUSTRALIA IS BEING EXAMINED FOR ANY LINK TO THE LOST MALAYSIAN PLANE.

HE AUSTRALIAN TRANSPORT SAFETY BUREAU IS EXAMINING PHOTOGRAPHS TO ASSESS WHETHER FURTHER INVESTIGATION IS NEEDED AND IF THE MATERIAL IS RELEVANT TO THE PLANE. Return to index of stories...


TEENAGE STOWAWAY-INTRO


NEW RIGHT NOW.

HE SURVIVED A FIVE-HOUR FLIGHT IN THE WHEEL WELL OF A BOEING AIRLINER.

THAT CALIFORNIA BOY REMAINS IN A HAWAII HOSPITAL.

HE HID ON THE PLANE TO GET TO SOMALIA TO VISIT HIS MOTHER.

REPORTER DAN SIMON RETRACES THE TIMELINE AND *HOW THIS HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


TEENAGE STOWAWAY-PKG


HE WOUND UP IN HAWAII, BUT THE 15 YEAR OLD STOWAWAY APPARENTLY WANTED TO GET TO AFRICA.

A LAW ENFORCEMENT SOURCE TELLS CNN -- THE TEENAGER TOLD FBI INVESTIGATORS THAT HE WAS TRYING TO GET TO SOMALIA TO SEE HIS MOTHER.

"He just wanted to go back home. He's originally from Africa."

THE BOY, WHO NOW LIVES IN SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA TOLD CLASSMATES THAT ME MISSED HIS HOME COUNTRY. WHY DID HE CHOOSE A HAWAIIAN AIRLINER -- THE FBI BELIEVES IT WAS THE FIRST PLANE HE SAW.

Describe his personality.

Quiet kid. You wouldn't see him doing this -- probably last person you expect.

STUDENTS ALSO SAY THAT HE WAS NEW TO THIS PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL, ONLY A FEW WEEKS.

What can you tell us about him?

Well, from what I know about him shy person, he didn't talk a lot, he mostly kept to himself.

WE'RE ALSO LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE TIMELINE: THAT THE BOY JUMPED THE AIRPORT FENCE AT APPROXIMATELY 1AM SUNDAY MORNING.

THE PLANE DIDN'T LEAVE UNTIL JUST BEFORE 8AM.

WHICH MEANS HE WOULD HAVE BEEN ON THE TARMAC OR IN THAT WHEEL WELL FOR APPROXIMATELY 7 HOURS BEFORE IT EVEN TOOK OFF. THE FLIGHT ITSELF WAS 5 HOURS.

IN SAN JOSE, PASSENGERS EXPRESSING DISBELIEF OVER HOW THE TEENAGER COULD GO UNDETECTED.

We're supposed to have all the security, we're spending billions of dollars in tax dollars, since 9/11. Kind of scary sometimes. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL FIGHT UPDATE-OC-VO


NOW TO AN UPDATE ON A N-B-C-2 EXCLUSIVE.

CELL PHONE VIDEO CAPTURED THIS FIGHT LAST THURSDAY AT CORKSCREW MIDDLE SCHOOL.

INITIALLY, THE SCHOOL ONLY SUSPENDED ONE GIRL - THE ONE WHO APPEARED TO BE THE VICTIM.

NOW THE SCHOOL DISTRICT TELLS NBC2 IT'S LEARNED MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FIGHT-

SO MORE STUDENTS HAVE BEEN DISCIPLINED

NO WORD HOW MANY MORE ARE IN TROUBLE OR WHAT PUNISHMENT THEY'LL RECEIVE. Return to index of stories...


FL EXECUTION TONIGHT-OC-SS


LOOKING AHEAD.

A FLORIDA MAN CONVICTED OF MURDER WILL PUT TO DEATH TONIGHT.

BACK IN 1990, ROBERT HENDRIX MURDERED A HUSBAND AND WIFE, IN LAKE COUNTY BY SHOOTING THEM IN THE HEAD AND STABBING THEM.

HENDRIX MURDERED THE HUSBAND IN ORDER TO PREVENT HIM FROM TESTIFYING AGAINST HIM IN AN UNRELATED CASE.

THE EXECUTION IS TONIGHT AT 6:00. Return to index of stories...


FL PARK SERVICES-OTS OC


HERE'S A HEAD'S UP.

IF YOU SEE SMOKE TODAY IT MAY BE FROM THE LEE COUNTY CONSERVATION 20/20 AND FLORIDA PARK SERVICE.

THEY'RE CONDUCTING A PRESCRIBED BURN AT YUCCA PENS PRESERVE.

30 ACRES SHOULD BE FINISHED BURNING BY FIVE THIS AFTERNOON. Return to index of stories...


SANIBEL FAKE BUILDING PERMITS-TRX-OTS


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW--

THE SANIBEL POLICE DEPARTMENT IS CURRENTLY INVESTIGATING A FORGED CITY PRESS RELEASE.

THE PRESS RELEASE STATES THE CITY OF SANIBEL HAS BANNED ISSUING ALL NEW BUILDING PERMITS.

THE CITY HAS NOT ISSUED ANY SUCH BAN.

NBC-2 IS Getting to the bottom of THE CASE AND WE'LL BE DIGGING FOR MORE ANSWERS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. Return to index of stories...


SEA TURTLE NESTING-TRX OC VIDBOX


STAYING ON SANIBEL ISLAND.

WARNINGS ARE BEING POSTED BEFORE SEA TURTLE NESTING SEASON BEGINS.

THE CITY WANTS EVERYONE TO KNOW ABOUT HAZARDS FOR NESTS.

PEOPLE LIVING ALONG THE BEACH NEED TO TURN OFF LIGHTS AT NIGHT.

THE LIGHTS DISORIENT HATCHLINGS.

PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACH SHOULD ALSO LEVEL SANDCASTLES AT THE END OF THE DAY.

THIS MAKES IT EASIER FOR TURTLES TO REACH THE SHORELINE AFTER HATCHING.

NESTING RUNS FROM MAY UNTIL OCTOBER. Return to index of stories...


NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-LIVE


YOU'RE LOOKING LIVE AT THE BIG BOARD ON THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.

AT THIS HOUR THE DOW IS ___________. Return to index of stories...


EDISON SHREDDING EVENT-VO


IF YOU LIVE IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY--- A GREAT EVENT HAPPENING TODAY.

EDISON STATE COLLEGE TEAMING UP WITH LOCAL COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO HOST A DOCUMENT SHREDDING EVENT.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS TRUCK--- IT SUCKS UP ALL OF YOUR SECURE DOCUMENTS AND SHREDS THEM.

YOU CAN ALSO STOP BY AND DONATE USED BOOKS, CLOTHING SHOES AND PURSES TO A MOBILE GOODWILL SITE. Return to index of stories...


EDISON SHREDDING EVENT-SOTVO


"The shredding is great opportunity for any type of paperwork that you may need shredded. its free today. so anyone cleaning out their garages or closets with tax information. it is a very secure way to shred because they security shred on site."

THE EVENT RUNS THROUGH 1 O CLOCK TODAY AT EDISON STATE COLLEGE CHARLOTTE COUNTY CAMPUS--- JUST DOWN THE ROAD FROM THE AIRPORT. Return to index of stories...


EDISON STATE SPORTS-OC-VO


THINGS ARE CHANGING AT EDISON STATE.

THE NEW LOGO AND COLORS HAVE BEEN UNVEILED AT THE EDISON STATE COLLEGE PUNTA GORDA CAMPUS.

DR. JEFF ALLBRITTEN SHARED THE THOUGHT THAT WENT INTO CHOOSING THE COLORS.

PURPLE SYMBOLIZING ROYALTY, WISDOM, ENLIGHTENMENT AND CREATIVITY.

THE AQUA FOR A SOOTHING EFFECT. YOUTH HEALTH AND HOPE.

HE'S HOPEFUL THIS AND THE NAME CHANGE WILL MAKE THE SCHOOL STAND OUT. Return to index of stories...


EDISON STATE SPORTS-SOTVO


THE SCHOOL HIRED CARL MCALOOSE.THE FORMER FGCU A-D. EARLIER THIS YEAR TO RE-START THE ATHLETIC PROGRAM IN TIME FOR THE FALL OF 2015.

EDISON STATE COLLEGE WILL BECOME FLORIDA SOUTH-WESTERN COLLEGE ON JULY FIRST. Return to index of stories...


SPACE WALK-RTG1


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

SPACE STATION ASTRONAUTS ARE TAKING A SPACEWALK TO REPLACE A DEAD COMPUTER AND GET THEIR ORBITING HOME BACK UP TO FULL STRENGTH.

THERE ARE TWO AMERICANS ON BOARD.

THE COMPUTER IS A CRITICAL BACKUP OUTSIDE THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION THAT FAILED NEARLY TWO WEEKS AGO. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW--

SCAMMERS ARE OUT ON THE PROWL.

FIND OUT WHAT COMPANY THEY ARE USING IN EFFORT TO STEAL YOUR MONEY.

AND CONTROVERSY IS BREWING IN THE PEACH STATE.

THE GOVERNOR NATHAN DEAL IS EXPECTED TO SIGN A BILL THAT WILL EXPAND WHERE GEORGIANS CAN LEGALLY CARRY FIREARMS. Return to index of stories...


TZ1A) FPL SCAM-VOTOPS-TRX


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TZ1B) GA FIREARM-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-STC


WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


CAR STUCK ON SNOW-TRXVOTOPS


CHECK THIS OUT.

THIS ISN'T SOMETHING YOU SEE EVERYDAY.

A MOTORIST IN LAKE COUNTY, COLORADO -- SOUTHWEST OF DENVER -- GOT HER CAR STUCK ON TOP OF A SNOW BANK.

THE 28-YEAR-OLD DRIVER WAS TRYING TO MAKE AN ILLEGAL PASS ON A CURVE AND LOST CONTROL, ACCORDING TO CNN AFFILIATE KUSA.

NO ONE WAS INJURED -- AND IT'S NOT CLEAR IF THE DRIVER WAS TICKETED. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


!!!!NEED WX ANCHOR CG!!!!!

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.

STAYING WARM AND MAINLY SUNNY

It is another mild morning with temperatures in the 60s across Southwest Florida. Skies are mainly clear this this morning with some patchy fog developing. Through the day, we'll see mostly sunny skies and temperatures will reach into the low to mid 80s.

A weak cold front will be moving down the peninsula, but will fizzle out tomorrow before moving into our area. It will be close enough that we could get a few more clouds and possibly even a stray shower tomorrow. That stray chance would mainly be aimed toward the inland areas.

For the end of the week, through the weekend and into next week, we'll continue with the mix of sun and clouds and temperatures continuing the warming trend. We'll be into the upper 80s this weekend. In the long range, our next rain chance arrives a week from today. Return to index of stories...


FP&L NAME USED IN SCAM-TRX PLASMA VO


DEVELOPING AT 11:00.

SCAMMERS ARE USING A BIG COMPANY NAME TO TRY TO STEAL FROM YOU.

THE OWNER OF ANTHONY'S ON THE BOULEVARD IN CAPE CORAL SAYS HE GOT A CALL FROM SOMEONE CLAIMING THEY WERE WITH FLORIDA POWER AND LIGHT.

THEY TOLD HIM, HE OWED THEM MONEY. THANKFULLY HE USES LCEC AND DIDN'T FALL FOR THE SCAM.

BUT HE WORRIES THESE GUYS COULD FOOL OTHERS. Return to index of stories...


FP&L NAME USED IN SCAM-SOT OC


SOT

Anthony Serrago, Owner, Anthony's on the Blvd.

50:50-50:59 "if it helps just one person then that's a good thing. Hopefully it helps many people, at least they are aware of it. "

A FEW MONTHS AGO-- THE UTILITY COMPANY SAYS SCAMMERS WERE SENDING BOGUS E-MAILS THAT LOOKED LIKE MONTHLY BILLS. Return to index of stories...


FPL PROTEST-TC MON VO


A COURT DATE HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO DISCUSS A BUILDING A POWER PLANT IN THE EVERGLADES.

HERE'S VIDEO FROM HENDRY COUNTY OF SEMINOLE TRIBLE MEMBERS AND ENVIRONMENTALISTS PROTESTING THE PLANT.

THE TRIBE CLAIMS THE COUNTY ILLEGALLY REZONED THE AREA IN QUESTION --

AND THEN IT WAS SOLD TO FLORIDA POWER AND LIGHT.

THE ELECTRIC COMPANY SAYS THERE ARE NO FIRE PLANS IN PLACE.

THE TRIBE IS WORRIED ABOUT WILDLIFE, ARTIFACTS AND THEIR CHILDREN'S FUTURE. Return to index of stories...


FPL PROTEST-TC MON SOT OC


:02:06 A lot of people dont understand that this is only one world

that we live in. so wherever the damage is done- its affects everbody.

:08

THE TRIBE TRIED TO APPEAL THE REZONING OF THE PROPERTY TWICE.

NOW THE THEY ARE TAKING HENDRY COUNTY TO COURT.

THE COURT DATE IS SET FOR JULY. Return to index of stories...


GA FIREARM BILL-TRX VO


ALL NEW THIS MORNING--

GEORGIA'S GOVERNOR IS EXPECTED TO SIGN A CONTROVERSIAL GUN BILL.

AT NOON TODAY, NATHAN DEAL IS SCHEDULED TO SIGN WHAT CRITICS ARE CALLING "THE MOST EXTREME GUN BILL IN AMERICA."

LICENSED GUN OWNERS IN THE STATE WILL NOW BE ALLOWED TO TAKE THEIR WEAPONS INTO MORE PUBLIC PLACES, INCLUDING BARS AND GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS.

THE NEW LAW ALSO AUTHORIZES SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO APPOINT STAFFERS TO CARRY FIREARMS AND CHURCHES TO "OPT-IN" IF THEY WANT TO ALLOW WEAPONS.

AND PERMIT HOLDERS WHO ACCIDENTALLY BRING A GUN TO AN AIRPORT SECURITY CHECKPOINT WILL NOW BE ALLOWED TO PICK UP THEIR WEAPONS AND LEAVE WITH NO CRIMINAL PENALTY. Return to index of stories...


SCOTUS TODAY-TRVO


AND AT THE SUPREME COURT, JUSTICES WILL BE DECIDING ON A NUMBER OF CASES TODAY.

POSSIBLE DECISIONS COULD INCLUDE THE PRESIDENT'S RECESS APPOINTMENT POWER, PUBLIC MEETINGS AND CHRISTIAN PRAYER AND THE HOBBY LOBBY CONTRACEPTION CASE.

ON TUESDAY, THE COURT MADE A KEY DECISION ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION.

IN A VOTE OF 6-2 THE JUSTICES UPHELD A MICHIGAN LAW BANNING THE USE OF RACIAL CRITERIA IN COLLEGE ADMISSIONS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2 SHOT OC


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW--

ALMOST 20 PERCENT OF FLORIDIANS ARE FUNCTIONALLY ILLITERATE.

AND A BIG SLOWDOWN IN SALES FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

WE FIND OUT WHY WHEN WE TALK TO THE MANAGING EDITOR OF FLORIDA WEEKLY NEXT. Return to index of stories...


TZ2A) FL WEEKLY-2 SHOT OC


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FL WEEKLY-3 SHOT


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FL WEEKLY-FSS (3)


1. Almost 20 percent of Floridians are functionally illiterate. Dozens of agencies run programs to try to solve the problem, and now the Community Foundation has launched a campaign to try to coordinate all these efforts.

2. Summer's here, and for businesses in Southwest Florida, that means a big slowdown for sales. What should you be doing to make sure your company gets through the summer doldrums?

3. Boz Scaggs has been entertaining audiences with his style of R&B and soul for nearly 45 years. Now, he's bringing his music to the Barbara B. Mann Hall. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-TRX SOTVO TOPS


HERE'S WHAT WE HAVE NEXT COMING UP ON NBC-2 NEWS AT 11

Is this on Central or Broadway?

Broadway! Broadway! Second Haitian Baptist Church.

PANICKED AND AFRAID

THE 9-1-1 CALLS YOU NEED TO HEAR AFTER THE DEVASTATING SITUATION THAT HAPPENED ON EASTER SUNDAY AT A FORT MYERS CHURCH.

PLUS ANOTHER EASTER SCARE.

A TEXAS WOMAN IS THE VICTIM OF A BIZARRE BASKETBALL EXPLOSION AT A FORT WORTH AMUSEMENT PARK. Return to index of stories...


TZ3A) INSIDE THE CHURCH-TRX SOTVO TOPS


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TZ3B) BASKETBALL EXPLOSION-VOTOPS


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NEWS AT 11:30am OPEN-CLIP


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TS1) CLAWSON WINS-TC MON VO


GOOD MORNING IM CHAD OLIVER.

HERE'S A LOOK AT SOME OF OUR TOP STORIES TODAY.

CURT CLAWSON - IS NOW THE REPUBLICAN NOMINEE FOR THE DISTRICT 19 CONGRESSIONAL RACE.

CURT CLAWSON WILL NOW FACE DEMOCRAT APRIL FREEMAN, LIBERTARIAN CANDIDATE RAY NETHERWOOD AND WRITE-IN CANDIDATE TIMOTHY ROSSANO IN JUNE'S SPECIAL GENERAL ELECTION. Return to index of stories...


TS2) SCHOOL FIGHT UPDATE-TC MON VO


A COLLIER COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL PUNISH MORE STUDENTS AFTER VIDEO OF A SCHOOL FIGHT WAS POSTED TO SOCIAL MEDIA.

INITIALLY, THE SCHOOL ONLY SUSPENDED ONE GIRL - THE ONE WHO APPEARED TO BE THE VICTIM.

NOW THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SAYS THEY HAVE NEW INFORMATION.

SO MORE STUDENTS HAVE BEEN DISCIPLINED.

NO WORD HOW MANY MORE ARE IN TROUBLE OR WHAT PUNISHMENT THEY'LL RECEIVE. Return to index of stories...


TS3) FPL SCAMS-TC MON VO


SCAMMERS ARE ONCE AGAIN USING A BIG COMPANY NAME TO TRY TO STEAL FROM YOU.

THE OWNER OF ANTHONY'S ON THE BOULEVARD IN CAPE CORAL SAYS HE GOT A CALL FROM SOMEONE CLAIMING THEY WERE WITH FLORIDA POWER AND LIGHT.

THEY TOLD *ANTHONY SERRAGO* HE OWED THEM MONEY FOR HIS MONTH'S BILL.

SERRAGO SAYS HE'S DOESN'T USE F-P AND L.

HE CAUGHT ON AND DIDN'T GIVE THEM ANY MONEY. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA AND WASHINGTON LANDSLIDE-PLASMA


IT HAS BEEN MORE THAN A MONTH SINCE A MASSIVE LANDSLIDE KILLED DOZENS OF PEOPLE IN AND AROUND THE TINY COMMUNITY OF OSO, WASHINGTON, BUT THE SEARCH HASN'T STOPPED.

AS CREWS CONTINUE TO WORK, ANDREW SPENCER REPORTS THE PRESIDENT VISITED THE AREA TO TOUR THE DAMAGE AND MEET WITH THOSE AFFECTED BY THE DISASTER. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA AND WASHINGTON LANDSLIDE-PKG


AFTER A MONTH OF SEARCHING THE DEBRIS FIELD LEFT BY A MASSIVE LANDSLIDE IN SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON, OFFICIALS IDENTIFIED TWO MORE VICTIMS, THIS WEEK, AS THE SEARCH CONTINUES.

"There's still families who are searching for loved ones. There are families who have lost everything and it's going to be a difficult road ahead for them."

DEBBIE SATTERLEE LOST FOUR FAMILY MEMBERS TO THE SLIDE, INCLUDING HER BROTHER AND HER GRANDSON.

SHE WAS AMONG THE VICTIMS' FAMILIES WHO GATHERED, TUESDAY, TO HEAR FROM THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF.

"This is a huge thing. It is a natural disaster, and it is a national disaster."

".and the president should be here."

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA WAS THERE ON TUESDAY, TOURING THE DAMAGED AREA IN MARINE ONE.

HE WOULD LATER ARRIVE IN OSO IN THE PRESIDENTIAL MOTORCADE TO MEET WITH THOSE AFFECTED BY THE LANDSLIDE AND THANK FIRST RESPONDERS AND VOLUNTEERS.

"We've seen neighbors and complete strangers donate everything from chain saws to rain jackets to help with the recovery effort."

"We've seen volunteers pull 15 hour days searching through mud up to seven feet deep."

CREWS CONTINUE TO WORK, DIGGING THROUGH MUD AND CUTTING THROUGH LOGS AND OTHER DEBRIS. LAST MONTH'S LANDSLIDE LEFT AT LEAST 41 PEOPLE DEAD. THAT DEATH TOLL COULD STILL RISE, AS TWO PEOPLE ARE STILL MISSING.

I'M ANDREW SPENCER, REPORTING. Return to index of stories...


ORLANDO STABBING-OTS


BREAKING NEWS IN ORLANDO AN 11-YEAR-OLD CHAIN OF LAKES MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT STABBED A 15-YEAR-OLD CLASSMATE IN THE CHEST WITH A PAIR OF SCISSORS THIS MORNING AS THEY GOT OFF THE BUS.

THE 11-YEAR-OLD WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.

THE 15-YEAR-OLD WAS ALERT WHEN PARAMEDICS TOOK HIM AWAY, AND HE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH NON-LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


INSIDE THE CHURCH-TRX SOTVOTOPS EANIBOX OC FULL


Call #4

16-23 A car just went through a building. A church building, and we need an ambulance right now.

PEOPLE IN PAIN AFTER A DRIVER BARRELED THROUGH THEIR CHURCH ON CENTRAL AVENUE IN FORT MYERS ON EASTER SUNDAY.

FOR THE FIRST TIME MEMBERS WERE ALLOWED INSIDE THE CHURCH TO SURVEY THE DAMAGE.

NBC-2 CAMERAS JOINED THEM.

THE CRASH SENT 18 PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER THE DRIVER SAYS HER BREAKS FAILED.

LOVE CHERILUS WAS IN ONE OF THE PEWS SHE RAN OVER. Return to index of stories...


INSIDE THE CHURCH-SOTVO


10:12-17

I saw everybody come to me. I thought I was dying.

THE CHURCH PASTOR IS TRYING TO FIND A NEW PLACE FOR HIS CONGREGATION TO WORSHIP.

CREWS WILL INVESTIGATE THE DRIVER'S CAR THIS WEEK. Return to index of stories...


FRACKING COMMISSION-OTS VO


COLLIER COUNTY MADE HISTORY IN THE FIGHT OVER OIL IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

FOR POSSIBLY THE FIRST TIME EVER -- COUNTY COMMISSIONERS VOTED TO CHALLENGE THE STATE ON THE ISSUE.

THEY WANT HARSHER ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST THE DAN A HUGHES DRILLING COMPANY.

LAST WEEK THE D-E-P ANNOUNCED IT CAUGHT THE COMPANY ILLEGALLY USING A POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS DRILLING TECHNIQUE SOUTH OF LAKE TRAFFORD.

COMMISSIONERS ARE CALLING FOR A SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING WITH THE STATE.

THE COUNTY WANTS THE STATE TO REVOKE THAT DRILLING PERMIT.

AND THEY'RE CALLING ON THE D-E-P TO BAN THE HUGHES COMPANY FROM FRACKING ANYWHERE IN COLLIER COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


FRACKING COMMISSION-SOTVO


Jennifer Hecker, Conservancy of SWFL

23:26:43-:51

I would hope that this sends a clear signal to DEP that they need to take a harder look, especially from projects dealing with this particular applicant who hasn't acted in good faith.

SHE'S TALKING ABOUT THE CONTROVERSIAL OIL DRILLING PROPOSAL NEARBY GOLDEN GATE ESTATES HOMES.

THERE'S SENSITIVE HABITATS THERE TOO.

ENVIRONMENTALISTS HOPE THE VOTE WILL LEAD THE STATE TO STOP THAT PROJECT. Return to index of stories...


CCI LATEST-TRX VO


DEVELOPING AT 11:00.

TWO STATE AGENCIES ARE INVESTIGATING CRIMINAL CASES AT THE CHARLOTTE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE --

THEY CONTINUE TO REFUSE TO ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM NBC-2.

SOURCES ALLEGE THAT GUARDS AT THE CHARLOTTE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE BEAT INMATE MATTHEW WALKER TO DEATH.

WE ALSO LEARNED PRISONERS GOT A HOLD OF A GUN INSIDE OF PRISON WALLS.

THE STATE WON'T CONFIRM THAT.

INVESTIGATORS HAVE BEEN AT THE PRISON SINCE MONDAY AND ARE EXPECTED TO QUESTION ADMINISTRATORS ALL WEEK. Return to index of stories...


FCAT PROBLEMS IN COLLIER-VO


COMPUTER PROBLEMS DELAYED F-CAT TESTING FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS AROUND THE STATE --INCLUDING COLLIER COUNTY.

THE COMPANY THAT GIVES THE TEST IS HAVING TROUBLE WITH ITS SERVER.

WE ALSO CHECKED WITH LEE COUNTY.

IT IS *NOT HAVING ANY PROBLEMS.

THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SAYS IT WILL WORK WITH DISTRICTS THAT NEED MORE TESTING TIME.

COUNT ON US TO KEEP YOU UPDATED ON HOW THIS WILL IMPACT YOUR KIDS. Return to index of stories...


BASKETBALL EXPLOSION-INTRO


A FORT WORTH WOMAN IS THE VICTIM OF A BIZARRE WEEKEND ACCIDENT AT SIX FLAGS OVER TEXAS.

HER SON WON A BASKETBALL AS A PRIZE AT THE PARK. AND THAT BASKETBALL SENT HER TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM.

TODD UNGER EXPLAINS WHY. Return to index of stories...


BASKETBALL EXPLOSION-PKG


It was so loud, I thought it was a bomb.

WHO KNEW AN EASTER SUNDAY AT SIX FLAGS OVER TEXAS COULD TURN SO WRONG SO QUICK.

It sounded like boww!

BRANDON GREEN AND HIS MOTHER ROSEMARY WERE AT THE PARK. WHEN THIS BASKETBALL HE HAD JUST RECEIVED AS A PRIZE. SUDDENLY BLEW UP.

I wasn't sure what was wrong with me, I just felt a burning sensation all over.

I was scared to look at it.

ROSE MARY WAS CARRYING THE LAKERS BALL.

It's all messed up this whole area.

It's really bruised.

This whole part, it almost cut me.

Nats

MOMENTS AFTER THE EXPLOSION. BRANDON STARTED ROLLING WITH HIS CELL PHONE TO DOCUMENT WHAT HAPPENED.

IT WASN'T LONG BEFORE MOM WAS RUSHED OFF TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM.

SHE WILL RECOVER. BUT THE FAMILY WORRIES ABOUT JUST HOW MANY OTHER FAMILIES MAY HAVE PICKED UP BASKETBALLS THAT ARE READY TO POP.

They didn't investigate the situation for the safety of everyone involved.

What is going on with this ball?

SIX FLAGS TOLD NEWS 8 QUOTE "WE TAKE EVERY INCIDENT VERY SERIOUSLY.

WE DID AN ASSESSMENT OF THE OTHER BASKETBALLS.

THIS WAS ISOLATED.

THE FAMILY THINKS THE BALL WAS FILLED WITH FAR TOO MUCH COMPRESSED AIR.

ROSE MARY SAYS SHE'S STILL SHOCKED BY WHAT HAPPENED.

For a ball to do this to me, just imagine what it could do to a kid?

AND ON THIS DAY AFTER EASTER SHE'S PRAYING IT DOESN'T HAPPEN TO ANYONE ELSE. Return to index of stories...


DJ DUTCHESS-OC VO


THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE TRIED THEIR HAND AT SPINNING TUNES DURING A VISIT TO AUSTRALIA.

THE ROYAL COUPLE WATCHED A DEMONSTRATION OF DJ'ING BEFORE THEY WERE INVITED TO GIVE IT A GO.

THEY WERE VISITING A YOUTH COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER IN THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL.

THEY ALSO WATCHED SEVERAL MUSIC PERFORMANCES AND CHATTED WITH ARTISTS. Return to index of stories...


OSPREY FOLO-VO


NOW TO AN NBC-2 UPDATE.

A YOUNG OSPREY FAMOUS FALLING INTO A BOAT AND GETTING TANGLED UP OVER THE WEEKEND WILL BE JUST FINE.

VETS AT THE CLINIC FOR THE REHABILITATION OF WILDLIFE ON SANIBEL SAY THE FEMALE BIRD IS SKINNY - BUT HEALTHY.

THEY THINK THE BIRD WAS STILL LEARNING TO FLY WHEN IT FELL INTO A BOAT OFF SANIBEL SATURDAY.

SHE'LL STAY AT THE CLINIC FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS TO REGAIN SOME STRENGTH BEFORE RETURNING TO THE WILD.

SOMETHING EVERYONE INVOLVED IS THANKFUL FOR. Return to index of stories...


OSPREY FOLO-SOTVO


5:53:18 that's a great thing. And we're out every day. I'm sure we'll see her out here in a couple of years. 5:53:23

THIS PICTURE OF THE BIRD HANGING UPSIDE DOWN IN THE BOAT WENT VIRAL ONLINE.

VETS AND THE BOAT'S CAPTAIN SAY IT'S THE FIRST TIME THEY'VE EVER HEARD OF A BIRD ENDING UP LIKE THIS. Return to index of stories...


COW STUCK IN MUD-VOWIPE


A COW SLIPS INTO A MUD HOLE --

AND IS STUCK FOR 24 HOURS.

IT HAPPENED ON LAND NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF COLONIAL BOULVARD AND TREELINE.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS PICTURE.

THE COW IS ENCASED IN THE MUD UP TO HER STOMACH.

A POLICE OFFICER SPOTTED IT AND CALLED THE LEE COUNTY AG UNIT FOR HELP. Return to index of stories...


COW STUCK IN MUD-SOTVO


Sgt. Randy Hodges

Ag. Crime Unit

33:21 its hard to say but there was some water there so she could of went down to get a drink 33:22 and when she did that she just sunk up into her stomach in the mud and was unable to get

out 33:29

THE AG CRIME UNIT USED A HOSE, METAL STRAPS AND MUD LANCES TO FREE THE COW.

THIS MORNING HER OWNER SAYS SHE IS DOING FINE. Return to index of stories...


OLD UNDERWEAR-VO


HERE'S A PERSONAL QUESTION FOR ALL YOU MEN.

WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR UNDERWEAR, HOW OLD IS TOO OLD?

CALL THEM UNDERWEAR, OR KNICKERS.

WHEN IT COMES TO THE TIGHTIES DOWN UNDER.

MEN TEND TO HOLD ON TO THEM A LITTLE LONGER.

A NEW ENGLAND SURVEY SAYS MEN HOLD ONTO THEIR UNDERWEAR ON AVERAGE 7 YEARS.

SO WHY DO MEN KEEP THEM SO LONG? Return to index of stories...


OLD UNDERWEAR-SOTVO


"I think it's more of a pain to shop for them unless they are shopped for us. So that's why I think we tend to hold on to them longer." BUTTED TO "I don't think men care about their underwear and looking.I don't want to say sexy in their underwear but it's not important to them."

ONE SCARY STATISTIC ACCORDING TO THE SURVEY, SOME GUYS WEAR THE SAME KNICKERS MULTIPLE DAYS IN A ROW.

KEEP IN MIND, ONLY ENGLISH MEN WERE SURVEYED ABOUT THEIR UNDERWEAR PRACTICES. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-TRX-VOTOPS


STRAIGHT AHEAD ON NBC-2.

SO What's YOUR excuse?

A 9-2 YEAR OLD WOMAN PROVES YOU'RE NEVER TOO OLD TO GET UP AND GET MOVING.

MORE ON THAT AND WHY SHE SAYS SHE LIVES TO SERVE OTHERS. Return to index of stories...


TZ4A) 92 YEAR OLD FIT-VOWIPE


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WEATHER TEASE-STC


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92 YEAR OLD STAYS FIT-TC MON


AT A FITNESS CENTER IN LAWRENCE, KANSAS, GYM RATS OFTEN GET A SHOCK WHEN THEY LEARN THE SILVER-HAIRED WOMAN SHOWING THEM UP ON THE STAIRMASTER IS *92 YEARS OLD*!

BUT CLAUDINE LINGELBACH IS MORE THAN JUST A FITNESS ENTHUSIAST.

TABATHA MILLS HAS HER STORY. Return to index of stories...


92 YEAR OLD STAYS FIT-PKG


CLAUDINE LINGELBACH WORKS OUT AT BODY BOUTIQUE IN LAWRENCE, KANSAS.3 DAYS A WEEK.AT EXACTLY 3:00 O'CLOCK.

BUT NO ONE HERE CALLS HER CLAUDINE.INSTEAD SHE GOES BY A LONG TIME NICKNAME.

"I met my husband to be at KU and he was calling me Scottie."

SCOTTIE JUST CELEBRATED HER BIRTHDAY.AND INSTEAD OF AGE.SHE LIKES TO USE THE WORD VINTAGE.

AND I BET YOU WOULDN'T GUESS HER VINTAGE.

"I get members all the time and they say who's that? And I say that's Scottie she's are oldest member, she's 92."

AND IF HER VINTAGE AND WORKOUT ROUTINE ISN'T REMARKABLE ENOUGH.LISTEN TO HER STORY.

"I grew up in Topeka, went all through the Topeka School System, then I came to KU. And Pearl Harbor happened when I was a sophomore so I had decided as soon as I graduated I wanted to go into the women's services."

SCOTTIE WAS A MEMBER OF WAVES.

"Women accepted for voluntary emergency service."

GAINING TOP SECRET CLEARANCE SHE THEN WORKED IN THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FOR THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF.

"I went to President Rosevelt's D-day Press Conference. Have you ever heard of Tom Brokaw's book 'The Greatest Generation"? We'll you can look me up."

NOT READY TO STOP HER SERVICE TO HER COUNTRY, IN 1948 SHE MOVED TO CARTHRIDGE, MISSOURI TO RAISE HER FAMILY AND BECOME A TEACHER.

"I taught civics, American history, world history, and hopefully those kids learned the constitution."

27 YEARS AGO SHE MOVED TO LAWRENCE.AND SHE CONTINUES HER SERVICE TO EDUCATION.AS A GUEST SPEAKER.WHERE ONCE AGAIN SERVICE.IS AT THE TOP OF HER MIND.

"I think everybody should remember what John Kennedy said, 'Ask not what your country for you, ask what you can do for your country." Return to index of stories...


SINKHOLE OPENS-TRX


BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW.

A SINKHOLE BETWEEN TWO HOUSES NEAR A TAMPA RETIREMENT COMMUNITY THAT WAS PLUGGED OVER THE WEEKEND APPEARS TO BE OPENING AGAIN.

A WITNESS SAID WEDNESDAY THAT THE SINKHOLE IN THE VILLAGES EXPANDED OVERNIGHT BY ANOTHER 5 TO 8 FEET.

SAFETY CREWS ARE ON SCENE. Return to index of stories...


WEATHER OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-WX WALL


!!!NEED WX ANCHOR CG!!!

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.

STAYING WARM AND MAINLY SUNNY

It is another mild morning with temperatures in the 60s across Southwest Florida. Skies are mainly clear this this morning with some patchy fog developing. Through the day, we'll see mostly sunny skies and temperatures will reach into the low to mid 80s.

A weak cold front will be moving down the peninsula, but will fizzle out tomorrow before moving into our area. It will be close enough that we could get a few more clouds and possibly even a stray shower tomorrow. That stray chance would mainly be aimed toward the inland areas.

For the end of the week, through the weekend and into next week, we'll continue with the mix of sun and clouds and temperatures continuing the warming trend. We'll be into the upper 80s this weekend. In the long range, our next rain chance arrives a week from today. Return to index of stories...


CHEVY IMPALA INVESTIGATION-TRX OC VO


ALL new THIS MORNING.

FEDERAL REGULATORS ARE INVESTIGATING THE 2014 CHEVROLET IMPALA AFTER A DRIVER REPORTED THAT THE EMERGENCY BRAKING SYSTEM ACTIVATED MULTIPLE TIMES WITHOUT WARNING.

FEDERAL REGULATORS ARE TRYING TO DETERMINE IF THE ALLEGED DEFECT IS WIDESPREAD.

THE INVESTIGATION IS NOT RELATED TO G-M'S RECENT RECALL OF 2-POINT-6 MILLION OLDER MODEL CHEVROLET AND OTHER CARS FOR DEFECTIVE IGNITION SWITCHES. Return to index of stories...


HOUSE BOAT DRUG ARREST-OC, SSOC


AN ALLIGATOR SKIN, METH, AND SEVERAL ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION.

THAT'S WHAT CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY FOUND ON A HOUSE BOAT IN PUNTA GORDA.

INVESTIGATORS CHECKED ON THE BOAT BECAUSE NEIGHBORS WERE CONCERNED IT WAS TAKING ON WATER.

WHEN DEPUTIES ARRIVED, THEY FOUND THESE TWO PEOPLE.

INVESTIGATORS SPOTTED A PIPE THAT TESTED POSITIVE FOR METH.

INSIDE THE BOAT WAS AN ALLIGATOR SKIN WITHOUT ANY HUNTING TAGS. Return to index of stories...


RX TAKEBACK ON SATURDAY-TRX OC CG


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW--

FORT MYERS POLICE WILL JOIN A NATIONAL DRUG TAKE-BACK PROGRAM THIS WEEKEND.

ANYONE WHO WANTS TO GET RID OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS. NO QUESTIONS ASKED. CAN DO IT ON SATURDAY.

COLLECTION BOXES WILL BE AT THE POLICE HEADQUARTERS ON WIDMAN WAY FROM 10 IN THE MORNING UNTIL 2 O'CLOCK. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES SIGN ORDINANCE-TRX OTS VO


DEVELOPING IN COLLIER COUNTY.

THE DEBATE OVER SIGN HOLDERS IN COLLIER COUNTY IS HEATING UP.

THE SIGN HOLDERS UNION SPOKE AT COUNTY COMMISSION TUESDAY - DEMANDING STAFF TO LET THEM WORK AGAIN.

A FEW MONTHS AGO - COMMISSIONERS SPOKE ABOUT THIS TYPE OF ADVERTISING AND SAID THERE ARE TOO MANY EMPLOYEES IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY.

CODE ENFORCEMENT THREATENED TO FINE SOME BUSINESSES IF THEY DIDN'T COMPLY AND REMOVE THEIR SIGN HOLDERS. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES SIGN ORDINANCE-SOTVO


Garrett Beyrent/Amalgamated Sign Holders Union

"This is actually a first amendment right. It's a right of free speech, it's a sign on the corner. It may be a bum holding a sign but the bum has the same rights that anyone else has."

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS DIDN'T COMMENT ON THE PUBLIC PETITION REQUEST.

THE UNION SAYS IT WILL SHOW UP TO EVERY COMMISSION MEETING UNTIL ALL SIGN HOLDERS ARE BACK TO WORK IN COLLIER. Return to index of stories...


IN STATE TUITION-VOWIPE


A BILL THAT WOULD ALLOW UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS TO PAY IN-STATE TUITION RATES IS CLINGING TO LIFE IN THE FLORIDA SENATE.

IT'S ALREADY PASSED THE HOUSE.

SEEING LESS SUPPORT IN THE SENATE.

HERE'S WHAT IT WOULD DO.

IT WOULD ALLOW UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS -- STUDENTS WHOSE PARENTS BROUGHT THEM HERE ILLEGALLY -- TO PAY THE LOWER IN-STATE RATE FOR COLLEGE TUITION. Return to index of stories...


IN STATE TUITION-SOTVO


Sot: Governor Rick Scott, R- Florida

"Our kids can't afford it. And to have students that have grown up in this state not have the same rights to get in-state tuition as their peers is wrong."

SENATE SPONSOR JACK LATVALA IS STILL TRYING TO PASS THE PROPOSAL AS AN AMENDMENT TO ANOTHER MEASURE.

HE SAYS HE HAS THE VOTES TO PASS IT IF IT GETS TO THE SENATE FLOOR. Return to index of stories...


MOST BEAUTIFUL PERSON-TRXVOTOPS


LUPITA NYONG'O IS PEOPLE'S MOST BEAUTIFUL PERSON FOR 2014, THE MAGAZINE REVEALED WEDNESDAY MORNING ON TODAY.

THE OSCAR WINNER WITH THE PERFECT SMILE AND THE STYLE TO MATCH BEAMS FROM A COVER THAT PROMISES "HER INSPIRING STORY."

FOR THE 31-YEAR-OLD MEXICAN-BORN KENYAN ACTRESS, IT'S A STORY THAT LARGELY CAME TO LIGHT DURING AWARDS SEASON AS SHE COLLECTED TROPHIES AT EVERY TURN FOR HER ROLE IN THE FILM "12 YEARS A SLAVE." Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT


YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW--

CARDIOLOGISTS TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT FISH OIL.

IS THE OMEGA 3 WE GET IN FISH AND NUTS BETTER THAN WHAT'S FOUND IN SUPPLEMENTS?

THE LATEST IN HEALTH MATTERS.

WE HAVE AN UPDATE ON THAT POLICE OFFICER TRIPPING AND SHOVING STUDENTS AS THEY RUN ON A FIELD TO CELEBRATE A SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP.

SEE HOW THE OFFICER IS BEING PUNISHED. Return to index of stories...


TZ5B) OFFICER TRIPS STUDENT-VO


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HEALTH MATTERS-ON CAM


HIGH ON THE LIST OF SO-CALLED SUPER FOODS ARE FISH AND NUTS THAT ARE HIGH IN OMEGA THREE.

TOUTED FOR HEART HEALTHY BENEFITS, A NEW REVIEW IS TAKING A SECOND LOOK.

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


HEALTH MATTERS-PKG


SUPER FOODS ALWAYS SEEM TO GENERATE SUPER BUZZ-WHEN SOMETHING IS MENTIONED FOR HEALTH BENEFITS, PEOPLE ARE HUNGRY TO KNOW MORE.

DR. BRIAN TASCHNER/CARDIOLGOIST

RUNS:

:33 A lot of these super foods we hear time and again, come up in the media as foods that are beneficial in one way or another to someone's health. A lot of the things we hear re-occurrently are Omega 3s which come from the fatty fish as well as plant based sources.

Nutritional guidelines ENCOURAGE low intake of saturated fats AND high consumption of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids from fish, NUTS AND plant sources as a way to improve cardiovascular health.

DR. BRIAN TASCHNER/CARDIOLGOIST

RUNS:

1:54 The fish oils are felt to have an anti inflammatory benefit, they're also felt to have a blood thinning benefit as well as vasodilating properties. So they help to dilate the blood vessels and lower the blood pressure. They also favorable influence the cholesterol profile.

AMY OSHIER/REPORTING

RUNS:

The American College of Cardiology recently took a closer look at dozens of studies on the impact of Omega 3. It found mixed results based in part on studies which included self-reporting of health benefits. But the overall takeaway is that Omega 3 in it's natural form may have benefits, while supplements were not proven to have the same effect.

IN THEORY THEY SHOULD BEHAVE THE SAME, IT'S THOUGHT THAT CONCENTRATED SUPPLEMENTS ARE DISTRIBUTED FASTER THAN THE SLOW DISPERSAL OF NATURAL FOOD. EITHER WAY- EXPERTS STILL SUPPORT THEIR SUPERSTAR.

DR. BRIAN TASCHNER/CARDIOLGOIST

RUNS:

4:59 For many of my patients I think there's certainly benefit.

SO YOU CAN STILL TAKE YOUR FATTY FISH AND NUTS TO HEART. FOR LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM, I'M AMY OSHIER. Return to index of stories...


KIDS AND EATING DISORDERS-VO-WIPE


NOW TO A HIDDEN EPIDEMIC.

1 IN 100 WOMEN BATTLE ANOREXIA.

HEALTH EXPERTS SAY CASES AREN'T REPORTED BECAUSE OF THE STIGMA.

THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN HOSPITALIZED WITH EATING DISORDERS HAS SOARED 72- PERCENT OVER A DECADE.

THE WARNING SIGNS ARE OFTEN CHALKED UP TO WHAT SEEMS TO BE NORMAL CHILD BEHAVIOR --

PICKY EATING OR OVER-EXERCISING

ONE TEN YEAR OLD -- WHO IS STRUGGLING TO SURVIV SAYS EACH BIT IS A HUGE CHALLENGE. Return to index of stories...


KIDS AND EATING DISORDERS-SOTVO


it's hard for someone to eat food and there's this

voice inside their head telling them not to."

HER FAMILY JOINS HER FOR FAMILY BASED THERAPY.

DOCTORS SAY IT HELPS.

IT HAS UP TO A SIXTY PERCENT FULL RECOVERY RATE WITHIN A YEAR FOR CHILDREN. Return to index of stories...


HOPE UPDATE-VOTOPS


WE FOUND OUT - A BADLY BURNED ARCADIA DOG COULD SOON BE LEAVING THE HOSPITAL.

WE'VE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH BLUEPEARL ANIMAL HOSPITAL IN TAMPA.

THEY TELL US- THE DOG NAMED HOPE COULD LEAVE AS EARLY AS NEXT WEEK.

HER BURNS ARE 90 PERCENT HEALED-

AND HER VISION IS ALSO IMPROVING.

HER OWNER IS FACING CHARGES, ACCUSED OF LIGHTING HER ON FIRE. Return to index of stories...


IRS DELEQUENT EMPLOYEES-OC VO


ANOTHER BLACK EYE FOR THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE.

AN AUDIT REVEALED THE AGENCY PAID BONUSES TO EMPLOYEES WHO WERE IN TROUBLE OVER TAX ISSUES.

THE AUDIT WAS CONDUCTED BY THE TREASURY INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR TAX ADMINISTRATION.

IT FOUND THAT OVER A TWO YEAR PERIOD, NEARLY THREE-MILLION-DOLLARS WAS PAID TO EMPLOYEES WHO WERE DISCIPLINED FOR TAX MISCONDUCT.

ABOUT ONE MILLION DOLLARS OF THAT MONEY WAS GIVEN AS BONUSES TO 11-HUNDRED EMPLOYEES WITH TAX TROUBLES. Return to index of stories...


OFFICER TRIPS STUDENT-OC VO


IT'S THE TEXAS SOCCER MATCH THAT IS MAKING NATIONAL HEADLINES, AND A POLICE OFFICER IS IN TROUBLE FOR HOW HE HANDLED STUDENTS RUSHING THE FIELD.

AUSTIN SCHOOL OFFICIALS ARE DECIDING WHETHER TO PUNISH THE STUDENTS WHO RUSHED THE FIELD AFTER A HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER TEAM WON THE STATE TITLE.

BUT WATCH THE BOTTOM-CENTER OF YOUR SCREEN: A GEORGETOWN, TEXAS POLICE OFFICER IS SHOWN APPARENTLY TRIPPING AND PUSHING SOME STUDENTS.

THAT OFFICER IS ON PAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE PENDING AN INVESTIGATION.

A SCHOOL DISTRICT SPOKESWOMAN SAYS SHE COULDN'T SAY SPECIFICALLY WHAT PUNISHMENT, IF ANY, WOULD BE DISHED OUT TO THE STUDENTS WHO RAN ONTO THE FIELD. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA CALLS BOSTON MARATON WINNER-TRXVOTOPS


PRESIDENT OBAMA CALLED BOSTON MARATHON WINNER TUESDAY AFTERNOON TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON HIS VICTORY.

THE MARATON WINNER TWEETED THAT HE RECEIVED MANY CONGRATULATORY CALLS INCLUDING "THE CALL" FROM THE PRESIDENT.

THIS YEAR'S RACE HAD INCREASED SIGNIFICANCE SINCE IT CAME A YEAR AFTER THE DEADLY BOMBINGS.

THIS YEARS WINNER IS THE FIRST AMERICAN MAN TO WIN THE BOSTON MARATHON SINCE 1983. Return to index of stories...


DOLPHIN NAMING-TRXVOTOPS


THE MIAMI SEAQUARIUM IS ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC'S HELP IN NAMING ITS NEWEST DOLPHIN CALF.

THE FEMALE DOLPHIN CALF WAS BORN APRIL 11-TH TO MOM, PANAMA.

FANS CAN CHOOSE FROM FOUR POSSIBLE NAMES: FIJI, BALI, SANIBEL OR CALYPSO.

THE VOTING DEADLINE IS MAY 7TH.

THE WINNING NAME WILL BE ANNOUNCED MAY 8TH. Return to index of stories...


NEW AT NOON TEASE-2 SHOT


BREAKING AT NOON IN CENTRAL FLORIDA.

A PATCHED SINKHOLE IS OPENING BACK UP.

NBC2 HAS NEW VIDEO AT NOON AS CREWS GO TO WORK ,

PUTTING A NEIGHBORHOOD LITERALLY ON EDGE. AGAIN.

TECHNOLOGY THAT COULD POSSIBLY SAVE LIVES.

ONE VIRGINIA MOTHER HOPES HER NEW APP WILL HELP VICTIMS OF ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHY IT'S A PERSONAL MATTER FOR HER,

AND WHAT THE APP CAN DO FOR YOU.

IT SOUNDS LIKE SOMETHING OUT OF A HORROR MOVIE.

POLICE SHOOT AND KILL A SUSPECTED STALKER IN OREGON.

WE'LL TAKE YOU INSIDE HIS VAN, AND WHAT POLICE SAY HE USED IT FOR. Return to index of stories...


NOON TZA) FL SINKHOLE-VO


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NOON TZB) RELATIONSHIP VIOLENCE-VO


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NOON TZC) STALKER DUNGEON-VO


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CLOSE-2-SHOT


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