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DIRECTOR'S PAGE KISSING CHICKENS-PKG
HEADLINES TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT
A) TWITTER ARREST-SS TOPS VO IN PLASMA A) FACEBOOK SEX OFFENDER-VOWIPE
B) MANSION BLAZE-VO IN PLASMA B) SPEED CHASE-VO TOPS
C) 75 ON 75-VO IN PLASMA BREAK FOUR
SHOW OPEN-CLIP SHOW OPEN-CLIP
TOSS TO CHRISTINA-SS BOXES CLIMATE CHANGE AND BENGHAZI-PLASMA
TWITTER ARREST-REM-7 CLIMATE CHANGE AND BENGHAZI-PKG
TWITTER ARREST-PKG FBI CLIVE INVESTIGATION-VO
TWITTER ARREST-REM-7 SPEED CHASE-TRX VO TOPS
MANSION BLAZE CAUSE-TRX VO SEVERE WX-VO
STOLEN BABY-TRX SS VO ANORTHER STERLINE TAPE-OC SOT VO
FL AMBER ALERT-TRX SS ROMNEY INTERVIEW-OC 2 SOTS OC
MOTORCYCLE ROAD RAGE-SS VO PUTIN IN CRIMEA-VO
TOSS TO DAVE-OC ZM MAPFLY NIGERIA GIRLS-VO
HOME INVASION-REM-2 FACEBOOK SEX OFFENDER-ONCAM
HOME INVASION-VO FACEBOOK SEX OFFENDER-PKG
HOME INVASION-SOT COAST GUARD DRUGS-VO
HOME INVASION-REM-2 APPLE BEATS HEADPHONES-VO
TOSS TO MATT-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO MCDONALDS SEASONED FRIES-ONCAM
75 ON 75-REM-7 TOP BABY NAMES-2 SS
75 ON 75-VO HEALTH-CLIP
75 ON 75-SOT HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM
75 ON 75-REM-7 HEALTH MATTERS-PKG
TOSS TO GEORGE-OC BOXES STRESSED CITIES-SS
BOAT CANOPY-REM-1 STRESS STORY-SS
BOAT CANOPY-PKG TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT
BOAT CANOPY-REM-1 A) MEASELS OUTBREAK-VOWIPE
TEASE ONE-2SHOT B) DRINKING SANITIZER-VO TOPS
A) GULF COAST BAND-VOTOP C) WEATHER TEASE-STC
C) WEATHER TEASE-STC BREAK FIVE
BREAK ONE FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
BIG BOARD-trxSAT-LIVE-TOPS FORECAST-WXWALL
EAST TRAIL CLOSED-TRX ZM MAP TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC
GULF COAST BAND-OC NATS VO WIPE TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
GULF COAST BAND-2 SOTS VO MEASELS OUTBREAK-ONCAM
MOULTON LATEST-VO WIPE MEASELS OUTBREAK-PKG
MOULTON LATEST-SOT VO MEASELS OUTBREAK-ONCAM
TEASE TWO-TRX FERRY CEO ARREST-VO
A) REAL ESTATE TRENDS-VOTOP SUBWAY HERO-VO WIPE
BREAK TWO SUBWAY HERO-SOT VO
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP ELDERLY BANK ROBBER-VO
FORECAST-WXWALL WHALE RESCUE-VO WIPE
TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC WHALE RESCUE-SOT VO
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP NRETFLIX PRICES-ONCAM
REAL ESTATE TRENDS-PLASMA ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
REAL ESTATE TRENDS-PKG A) IDA BAKER THREAT-CAM99-RTR1, VO-WIPE
SCHOOL BUS SPRAYING B) 75 ON 75-VOTOPS
SAMMY WATKINS NEWSER-OC SOT VO BREAK SIX
SAMMY WATKINS HS GAME-VO TOPS DRINKING SANITIZER-TC VIDBOX
THINGS 2 DO-3 SS DRINKING SANITIZER-PKG
TEASE THREE-2 SHOT ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP
A) KISSING CHICKENS-VOTOP 5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT
BREAK THREE END TIME-CREDITS
KISSING CHICKENS-ONCAM  


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HEADLINES


A SOCIAL MEDIA MASS MURDER THREAT.

THIS AFTERNOON - POLICE SAY THIS CAPE CORAL TEEN IS THE ONE RESPONSIBLE FOR THAT THREAT.

NBC2 IS LIVE FROM THE SCHOOL, THE 15-YEAR OLD ALLEGEDLY THREATENED DEADLY ACTION.

BREAKING RIGHT NOW AT FOUR.

INVESTIGATORS REVEAL WHO KILLED A FAMILY FOUND INSIDE A BURNED TAMPA MANSION, OWNED BY A TENNIS STAR.

PUTTING ON THE BRAKES.

A NEW LAW THAT COULD ALLOW THE SPEED LIMIT ON I-75 TO BE RAISED TO 75 FACES TOUGH NEW OPPOSITION. Return to index of stories...


A) TWITTER ARREST-SS TOPS VO IN PLASMA


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B) MANSION BLAZE-VO IN PLASMA


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C) 75 ON 75-VO IN PLASMA


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


NEW! Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO CHRISTINA-SS BOXES


BRAND NEW AT FOUR.

A CAPE CORAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT IS ARRESTED ACCUSED OF THREATENING TO BLOW UP A SCHOOL AND KILL A PRINCIPAL.

15 YEAR OLD JOSE MARTINEZ.IS FACING CHARGES AFTER INVESTIGATORS TOOK A HARD LOOK AT HIS POSTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

NBC2'S CHRISTINA LUSBY IS LIVE OUTSIDE IDA BAKER HIGH SCHOOL UNCOVERING THE DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


TWITTER ARREST-REM-7


THE TWITTER THREATS WERE DIRECTED AT THIS SCHOOL--

IDA BAKER AND THE PRINCIPAL HERE.

BUT DEPUTIES SAY THE TEEN BEHIND THE THREATS WERENT TO MARINER HIGH SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


TWITTER ARREST-PKG


AN ANNOUNCEMENT WENT OUT ABOUT THE TEXTS TO STUDENTS AT IDA BAKER WARNING THEM ABOUT THE SITUATION.

JOSE MARTINEZ WAS ARRESTED.

REPORTS SHOW HE WAS USING A TWITTER NAME --

PRETENDING HE WENT TO IDA BAKER.

DEPUTIES SAY HE SENT OUT 6 TWEETS --

STARTING IN FEBRUARY.

HIS TWEETS SAYING THINGS LIKE:

HE WAS GOING TO BRING WEAPONS TO SCHOOL.

THAT HE WANTED TO BLOW UP THE SCHOOL OR SHOOT IT UP

THE TWEETS ALSO READ HE WANTED TO ASSASSINATE THE PRINCIPAL.

23:34 in my opinion probably not a lot of people know him 23:36 butt too 22:54 i havent heard nothingbad about him hes a nice kid 22:57

HIS TWEETS SUGGESTED THAT THE THREATS WERE MOTIVATED BY HIS SEXUALITY.

THEY SAID "HE WAS GAY AND COULDNT CHANGE".

BUT FRIENDS WHO KNOW MARTINEZ SAY HE HAS A GIRLFRIEND AND SAY THE TWEETS WERE ALL PROBABLY A JOKE. Return to index of stories...


TWITTER ARREST-REM-7


BUT THE CONSEQUENCES ARE VERY REAL.

MARTINEZ WAS ARRESTED THURSDAY AND IS FACING A FELONY CHARGE FOR HIS TWEETS.

LIVE IN CAPE CORAL CHRISTINA LUSBY NBC2. Return to index of stories...


MANSION BLAZE CAUSE-TRX VO


BREAKING NEWS AT FOUR.

INVESTIGATORS REVEAL HOW A FAMILY DIED INSIDE A BURNED TAMPA MANSION.

DEPUTIES SAY A MAN SHOT HIS WIFE AND TWO TEENAGE CHILDREN THEN SET THE HOUSE ON FIRE BEFORE KILLING HIMSELF.

INVESTIGATORS FOUND OUT DARRIN CAMPBELL PURCHASED FIREWORKS, GAS CANS AND GASOLINE IN THE DAYS BEFORE THE FAMILY WAS KILLED. Return to index of stories...


STOLEN BABY-TRX SS VO


BREAKING NEWS WE'RE ONTOP OF AT 4.

POLICE NEAR DALLAS SAY SOMEONE SNATCHED A TWO MONTH OLD GIRL RIGHT OUT OF HER CAR SEAT.

AN AMBER ALERT IS ISSUED FOR THE CHILD.

POLICE SHE HER MOTHER WAS UNLOADING HER CAR INFRONT OF HER HOME WHEN ANOTHER WOMAN JUST WALKED UP AND GRABBED HER.

POLICE SAY IT APPEARS THE SUSPECT HAS NO RELATIONSHIP WITH THE FAMILY.

NBC2 WILL STAY ONTOP OF THIS STORY AS IT DEVELOPS. Return to index of stories...


FL AMBER ALERT-TRX SS


BREAKING NEWS.

AN AMBER ALERT IS ISSUED HERE IN FLORIDA FOR A TWO YEAR OLD BOY.

LE-RAIL JOHNSON WAS LAST SEEN IN RIVERA BEACH OVER ON FLORIDA'S EAST COAST.

HE MAY BE WITH CASSANDRA EDMONDS IN A 2012, BLUE CHRYSLER 300 WITH MINNESOTA LICENSE PLATES.

CALL 9-1-1 IF YOU SEE THE CAR. Return to index of stories...


MOTORCYCLE ROAD RAGE-SS VO


BRAND NEW AT FOUR.

POLICE ARREST A MAN ACCUSED OF ATTACKING A BICYCLE RIDER IN A ROAD RAGE INCIDENT ALONG MCGREGOR BOULEVARD.

24 YEAR OLD HOUSTON WIMBISH WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.

IT'S A STORY WE'VE BEEN FOLLOWING FOR A MONTH.

FORT MYERS POLICE SAY WHILE RIDING HIS MOTORCYCLE, WIMBISH HIT A BICYCLE RIDER WITH HIS HAND, THEN HE DROVE INTO HIS TIRE CAUSING THEM BOTH TO CRASH.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE EVEN TRIED TO PUNCH SOMEONE, TRYING TO HELP OUT THE VICTIM, BEFORE TAKING OFF.

THANKS TO WITNESSES AND EVIDENCE LEFT BEHIND AT THE SCENE POLICE WERE ABLE TO I-D HIM. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO DAVE-OC ZM MAPFLY


A FORT MYERS NEIGHBORHOOD GRIPPED IN FEAR TONIGHT AFTER A YOUNG MOTHER IS HELD HOSTAGE IN HER HOME, BEATEN AND SEXUALLY ABUSED BEFORE ESCAPING.

NBC-2'S DAVE ELIAS HAS BEEN ON TOP OF THIS STORY BREAKING NEW DETAILS SINCE IT HAPPENED HE'S LIVE THERE NOW WITH THE VERY LATEST. Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASION-REM-2


FOLKS LIVING HERE ARE SCARED. MANY DIDN'T ANSWER THEIR DOORS TODAY. OTHERS TO SCARED TO GO ON CAMERA UNTIL THE SUSPECT IS CAUGHT. Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASION-VO


POLICE MAINTAIN THEY'VE INCREASED PATROLS AND WE SAW SEVERAL POLICE CARS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD TODAY AFTER A GROUP OF MOTHERS HERE REPORTED THAT THEY SAW A SUSPICIOUS MAN WATCHING THEIR CHILDREN THIS MORNING AT THE BUS STOP. THOSE LIVING HERE SAY THE Y WANT TO SEE THE INCREASED POLICE PRESENCE MUST CONTINUE. Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASION-SOT


22:44:27 So if the police were to surveillance a lot more these kind of people when they be out there in the streets they would see them and think twice before they do anything there is more police out in the streets right now. 22:44:37

THE SUSPECT GOT AWAY IN A NEW MODEL WHITE TOYOTA CAMRY. AS FOR THE VICTIM HER FRIENDS TELL ME SHE HAD SURGERY LATE THURSDAY FOR HER INJURIES Return to index of stories...


HOME INVASION-REM-2


SHE CONTINUES RECOVERING AT LEE MEMORIAL. LIVE IN FORT MYERS, DAVE ELIAS NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO MATT-O ANI BOX WITH VIDEO


HOW FAST IS TOO FAST?

THERE IS A NEW PUSH TO PUT THE BRAKES ON A NEW LAW THAT COULD RAISE THE SPEED LIMIT ON HIGHWAYS LIKE INTERSTATE 75.

ALL THIS AS A BIG DECISION AWAITS GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT.

NBC2'S MATT WRIGHT IS LIVE FIRST AT FOUR ALONG THE HIGHWAY. Return to index of stories...


75 ON 75-REM-7


THE BILL WOULD ALLOW THE STATE TO INCREASE SPEED LIMITS ON HIGHWAYS LIKE THIS ONE TO 75 MILES AN HOUR.

BUT CALLS ARE MOUNTING FOR THE GOVERNOR TO USE HIS VETO POWER TO STOP THE INCREASE. Return to index of stories...


75 ON 75-VO


AS YOU KNOW THE MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT IN THE STATE IS CURRENTLY SEVENTY MILES AN HOUR.

THIS BILL WOULD NOT CHANGE SPEED LIMITS IMMEDIATELY BUT IT DOES GIVE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION THE POWER TO RAISE THEM ON SOME HIGHWAYS.

SUPPORTERS SAY MOST DRIVERS GO THAT FAST ANYWAY.

BUT OPPONENTS INCLUDING TRIPLE A -- AND A STATE TROOPER MOURNING THE ROADSIDE DEATH OF A FELLOW OFFICER -- ARE NOW CALLING ON GOVERNOR SCOTT TO VETO.

THEY SAY HIGHER SPEEDS LEAD TO MORE CRASHES AND DEATHS. Return to index of stories...


75 ON 75-SOT


31:14 i think it's a terrible law. i think they should leave the speed limit alone. 18 ppl go fast enough as it is so they'll push the speed limit and go even faster 22

29:00 there are a bunch of crazy drivers but if you're paying attention i dont see a problem 08

THE BILL NARROWLY PASSED THE STATE LEGISLATURE LAST WEEK.

IF SIGNED INTO LAW -- THE BILL WOULD TAKE EFFECT JULY FIRST. Return to index of stories...


75 ON 75-REM-7


NBC2 HAS REACHED OUT TO THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE FOR HIS POSITION ON THE LEGISLATION --

BUT WE HAVE NOT YET HEARD BACK.

LIVE ALONG I-75 IN LEE COUNTY MATT WRIGHT NBC2. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO GEORGE-OC BOXES


THERE'S GROWING CONTROVERSY IN CAPE CORAL PITTING NEIGHBOR AGAINST

NEIGHBOR OVER BOAT CANOPIES.

MONDAY CITY LEADERS WILL DISCUSS POTENTIALLY CHANGING THE CITY'S

RULES ON ALLOWING MORE THAN ONE BOAT CANOPY PER HOUSEHOLD.

NBC2'S GEORGE SOLIS IS LIVE FIRST AT FOUR WITH AT A LOOK AT WHY THE ISSUE IS DRAWING SO MUCH FIRE. Return to index of stories...


BOAT CANOPY-REM-1


2 MAIN REASONS

VISIBILITY AND SAFETY

SOMETHING THIS PROPERTY OWNER IS CONTESTING IN THE FIGHT FOR HIS

SECOND BOAT CANOPY.

HE, JUST LIKE MANY IN THIS CITY WANT THIS SECOND CANOPY AS WAY TO

PROTECT TO THEIR INVESTMENTS SO THEY CAN ENJOY THEIR WATERFRONT

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BOAT CANOPY-PKG


CONTROVERSY IN CAPE CORAL-

THE ISSUE OVER BOAT CANOPIES.

A QUESTION OVER PROVIDING SHADE-

NOT ALL NEIGHBORS ARE ONBOARD WITH

MONDAY- CITY LEADERS WILL TAKE UP THE ISSUE.

SPECIFICALLY- LOOKING AT GRANTING TWO DIFFERENT PROPERTY OWNERS A

SECOND BOAT CANOPY.

THE CITY CURRENTLY ALLOWS ONE.

THOSE AGAINST THE PROPOSALS FEAR THE ADDITION OF MORE CANOPIES IN THE

CITY WILL LIMIT THEIR VIEWS OF THE WATER AND MAKE NAVIGATION CANALS A

RISK.

TAKE SOT:

12:58:33 "I believe they need to rewrite everything about the boat

docks, lifts, and canopies because they allow 2 boat lifts but they

don't allow protection for both boats." Steve Hooton

13:30:35 "I will say the city will have a huge liability problem if

they pass this because the viability will be obstructed even more"

Joel Pusateri

TAKE VO:

IN SOME CASES BOAT OWNERS HAVE NOT ONLY ASKED FOR A SECOND CANOPY-

BUT A LARGER ONE FOR THEIR BIGGER BOATS.

A LOT OF THESE CASES HAVE BEEN TAKEN BEFORE THE CITY'S PLANNING AND

ZONING BOARD WHERE THEY HAVE BEEN VOTED DOWN.

THEY ARE TYPICALLY APPEALED TO CITY LEADERS WHO THEN APPROVED THE CANOPIES. Return to index of stories...


BOAT CANOPY-REM-1


CITY LEADERS SAY AFTER THEY DECIDE THE FATE OF THE 2 PROPOSALS AT

THEIR MONDAY MEETING.

THEY WILL THEN START THE DISCUSSION ON WHETHER OR NOT THE CITY NEEDS

A COMPLETE OVERHAUL OF THEIR BOAT ORDINANCES.

A CONVERSATION PEOPLE ON BOTH SIDES OF THE AISLE ARE EAGERLY ANTICIPATING.

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TEASE ONE-2SHOT


a TRIP AND AN OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME FOR SOME LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.

AHEAD AT FOUR NBC2 IS THERE AS A MARCHING BAND LEARNS THEY ARE PICKED FOR A PERFORMANCE ON THE NATIONAL STAGE. Return to index of stories...


A) GULF COAST BAND-VOTOP


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C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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BREAK ONE


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BIG BOARD-trxSAT-LIVE-TOPS


ON WALL STREET - U.S. STOCKS WERE MOSTLY HIGHER LATE THIS AFTERNOON AS INDEXES DRIFTED BETWEEN SMALL GAINS AND LOSSES AT THE END OF THE FIRST-QUARTER CORPORATE EARNINGS SEASON.

CBS DROPPED 3 PERCENT ON DISAPPOINTING REVENUE.

AT THE END OF TRADING THE DOW - Return to index of stories...


EAST TRAIL CLOSED-TRX ZM MAP


AN NBC 2 TRAFFIC ALERT IN COLLIER COUNTY.

U-S 41 BETWEEN TRIANGLE AND COLLIER BOULEVARDS WILL BE CLOSED -- STARTING AT 7 TONIGHT.

CREWS WILL BE INSTALLING STORMWATER PIPES.

THE WORK IS EXPECTED TO BE DONE BY MORNING. Return to index of stories...


GULF COAST BAND-OC NATS VO WIPE


NBC2 IS THERE AS SOME LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS GOT THE NEWS OF A LIFETIME.

nats of cheering

THAT'S THE REACTION OF THE GULF COAST HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND WHEN THEY FOUND OUT THEY'RE INVITED TO THE BIG APPLE.

IN 2015 THEY WILL BE PERFORMING IN THE MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE.

THE BAND IS ONE OF ONLY A HANDFUL OF OTHER HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE COUNTRY ACCEPTED.

AND THEY WILL BE THE ONLY ONE REPRESENTING THE SUNSHINE STATE. Return to index of stories...


GULF COAST BAND-2 SOTS VO


Felipe Guerra, senior

04:27:01-:07

This is definitely a special surprise we always wanted to have happen and I'm glad it finally did.

Steve DeLadurantey, GCHS Band Director

04:01:22-:27

This is the biggest event a high school marching band can possibly do because it's national tv.

THE BAND SAYS THE PRICE TAG ON THIS ONCE IN A LIFETIME TRIP IS ABOUT A HALF MILLION DOLLARS.

THEY HAVE 18 MONTHS TO FUNDRAISE. Return to index of stories...


MOULTON LATEST-VO WIPE


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MOULTON LATEST-SOT VO


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TEASE TWO-TRX


DON'T HAVE 100 THOUSAND DOLLARS IN YOUR POCKET TO THROW DOWN ON A HOME?

IT MAY BE GETTING HARDER FOR YOU TO MOVE INTO THE HOUSE OF YOUR DREAMS.

AHEAD AT FOUR NBC2 TAKES A LOOK AT WHY MORE PEOPLE ARE SKIPPING FINANCING. Return to index of stories...


A) REAL ESTATE TRENDS-VOTOP


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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.

MORE HEAT AND HUMIDITY

More heat and humidity are on the way today. In addition to the humidity that we feel, there will also be more moisture in place in the mid and upper levels of the atmosphere, allowing for a few more clouds to form this afternoon. Again, a sea breeze will develop, keeping coastal areas in the mid 80s while inland areas reach the lower 90s.

The weekend features plenty of heat and humidity. A weak disturbance will move through the area late Saturday. It will lead to more cloud cover and could even bring a few isolated rain showers. Highs on Saturday will climb into the low 90s, with mid 80s along the coast.

Mother's Day also looks humid, with partly cloudy skies and highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. Again, a few isolated showers will be possible but most areas will stay dry.

Changes begin to arrive next week. A few isolated showers will be possible Monday, with highs in the upper 80s.

Better rain chances arrive Tuesday and Wednesday, with scattered showers developing and highs in the upper 80s.

There is some uncertainty as to how quickly the system will exit next week, and a few showers will be possible late week. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC


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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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REAL ESTATE TRENDS-PLASMA


RIGHT NOW - NEARLY HALF OF ALL HOMES BOUGHT IN THE U-S ARE PAID FOR WITH CASH.

BUT THAT PERCENTAGE IS EVEN HIGHER, HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

SO ARE INVESTORS PRICING FAMILIES OUT OF THE MARKET?

NBC'S JAY GRAY GIVES US AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT FOUR. Return to index of stories...


REAL ESTATE TRENDS-PKG


RIGHT NOW, THERE ARE MORE SIGNS IN FRONT YARDS.

MORE SALES ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

AND MORE MONEY BEING SPENT. IN THE HOUSING INDUSTRY. THAN THERE HAS BEEN IN QUITE SOME TIME.

Home prices are hot because conversations in the neighborhood are that the trends are definitely upward.

ACCORDING TO THE ON-LINE REAL ESTATE DATA BASE, ZILLOW-DOT-COM. AT LEAST 1000 LOCAL US CITIES HAVE HIT NEW RECORD HIGHS.

AND ANOTHER TREND -- BUYERS ARE BRINGING CASH. CASH SALES REACHED A RECORD 43% NATIONALLY IN THE FIRST PART OF THIS YEAR.

IN FLORIDA, AND IN SEVERAL OTHER CITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY, MORE THAN HALF OF ALL SALES WERE ALL CASH.

BUT THE ACTIVITY HAS CREATED A NEW CONCERN ACCORDING TO FED CHAIR JANET YELLEN, WHO TOLD CONGRESS THIS WEEK HER AGENCY IS MONITORING THE AFFECTS OF HIGHER PRICES ON THE SPRING HOUSING MARKET.

"When you see a neighbors home sale for higher than expected certainly you think your home can achieve the same number. nationally we are seeing numbers going up."

DATA FROM REDFIN SHOWS THAT 40% OF SELLERS PLAN TO LIST THEIR HOMES ABOVE MARKET VALUE IN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS. THAT'S UP 7-PERCENT FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR.

"You could have on any given street price variations of 50-75 thousand dollars for the exact same house."

WHICH HAS MANY REALTORS WORRIED ABOUT THE LONG-TERM AFFECTS TO WHAT HAS BEEN A FRAGILE MARKET.

JAY GRAY. NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL BUS SPRAYING


BREAKING NEWS.

A MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT NEAR TAMPA IS UNCOCIOUS AFTER A FELLOW STUDENT SPRAYED SOMETHING ON A SCHOOL BUS.

THIS IS LIVE VIDEO FROM PASCO COUNTY.

SIX OTHER STUDENTS ARE SICK.

FIRST RESPONDERS ARE NOW ON THE SCENE. Return to index of stories...


SAMMY WATKINS NEWSER-OC SOT VO


FIRST AT FOUR WE'RE HEARING FROM SOUTH FORT MYERS GRADUATE SAMMY WATKINS AS HE ADDRESSING FANS AND THE MEDIA FOR THE FIRST TIME IN BUFFALO.

My mentality is to score every play, that's my mentality to score. Catch every ball that touches my hands and create a problem for the defense, to make the defensive coordinator think hard, to make them double guard me, that's my job

HE WAS PICKED 4TH OVERALL LAST NIGHT.

HE IS THE HIGHEST DRAFTED PLAYER TO EVER COME OUT OF FORT MYERS, SURPASSING DEION SANDERS IN THE 1989 DRAFT.

WATKINS JOINS EDGERRIN JAMES AS THE HIGHEST DRAFTED PLAYER TO EVER COME OUT OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


SAMMY WATKINS HS GAME-VO TOPS


AND BEFORE WATKINS WENT ON TO PLAY COLLEGE BALL AT CLEMSON WE WATCHED HIM RISE TO A STAR IN HIGH SCHOOL.

THIS IS SOME OF HIS AMAZING PERFORMANCES WE FOUND DURING HIS DAYS AT SOUTH FORT MYERS.

THE 2011 GRADUATE MUST NOW WORK OUT A CONTRACT WITH THE BILLS TO DETERMINE JUST HOW MUCH HE WILL BE PAID. Return to index of stories...


THINGS 2 DO-3 SS


NBC2 IS HELPING YOU FIND THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND.

IN NAPLES, THE GREAT DOCK CANOE RACE IS TOMORROW STARTING AT 11.

AND FOR ALL THE MOMS OUT THERE, TREAT HER TO A FUN DAY AT SUN & FUN LAGOON IN NAPLES.

ON SUNDAY FROM 10AM TO 5PM MOMS GET IN FREE WITH ONE PAID ADMISSION.

AND FINALLY, YOU CAN TAKE MOM TO THE NAPLES ZOO.

MOMS ARE FREE ALL MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND, TODAY THRU SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2 SHOT


MOST LIKELY YOU NEVER THOUGHT ABOUT PUCKERING UP FOR A CHICKEN, BUT SOME PEOPLE ARE.

AND NOW EXPERTS SAY KISSING CHICKENS COULD HAVE DEADLY CONSEQUENCES.

NBC2 EXPLAINS THE WARNING. Return to index of stories...


A) KISSING CHICKENS-VOTOP


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BREAK THREE


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KISSING CHICKENS-ONCAM


IT'S A WARNING YOU'VE LIKELY NEVER HEARD.

PEOPLE ARE KISSING BIRDS AND CONTRACTING SALMONELLA POISONING.

ERIKA EDWARDS EXPOSES THE NEW FINDINGS. Return to index of stories...


KISSING CHICKENS-PKG


CHICKENS ARE NOT ONLY A SOURCE OF FRESH EGGS FOR FAMILIES -- THEY MAY BE A SOURCE OF ILLNESS.

"People just don't know that healthy chickens, ducks and other poultry carry germs like salmonella."

OVER THE PAST TWENTY YEARS -- THERE HAVE BEEN MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND REPORTED CASES OF SALMONELLA LINKED TO LIVE POULTRY. FIVE PEOPLE HAVE DIED.

ON THURSDAY, THE CDC ANNOUNCED AN INVESTIGATION INTO AN OUTBREAK CAUSED BY CONTACT WITH CHICKS SUPPLIED BY MT. HEALTHY HATCHERIES IN OHIO.

SO FAR MORE THAN SIXTY PEOPLE IN TWENTY-THREE STATES HAVE FALLEN ILL. A THIRD WERE HOSPITALIZED. BUT THE TRUE NUMBER IS LIKELY SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER.

"For every single case of salmonella infection that's reported to public health officials -- CDC estimates there's as many as 29 others out there."

A MAJORITY OF PATIENTS ARE YOUNG CHILDREN -- AND CASES OFTEN SPIKE AFTER EASTER -- WHEN PARENTS ORDER CHICKS AS GIFTS.

AND MOST ILLNESSES HAPPEN WHEN CHICKEN OWNERS TREAT THEIR BIRDS LIKE FAMILY -- BRINGING THEM INTO THEIR HOMES. AND RESEARCH SHOWS - MORE THAN ONE IN TEN OWNERS KISS THEIR BIRDS.

"Don't kiss the bird! You can show your affections in other ways with a simple pet or something like that."

EXPERTS SAY THERE'S NO NEED TO LIMIT YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH CHICKENS. JUST BE SURE TO WASH YOUR HANDS.

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


TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


DO YOU REALLY KNOW YOUR FRIENDS ON FACEBOOK?

ARE YOU FRIENDS WITH CONVICTED SEX OFFENDERS?

NEXT AT FOUR WE'LL EXPOSE A NEW WAY THAT CAN SHED SOME SHOCKING DETAILS ABOUT PEOPLE ON YOUR FRIENDS LIST.

PLUS NBC2 GIVES YOU A BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF A DANGEROUS HIGH SPEED CHASE AND THE HEART STOPPING ENDING. Return to index of stories...


A) FACEBOOK SEX OFFENDER-VOWIPE


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B) SPEED CHASE-VO TOPS


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BREAK FOUR


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


NEW! Return to index of stories...


CLIMATE CHANGE AND BENGHAZI-PLASMA


NEW CONTROVERSY IS SURROUNDING PRESIDENT OBAMA.

TODAY HE IS TOUTING A NEW FOCUS ON CLEAN ENERGY WHILE INSIDE A WAL-MART.

HIS APPEARANCE IS RUFFLING FEATHERS WITH LABOR UNIONS.

AS AS Polo Sandoval SHOWS US NEW PRESSURE IS MOUNTING AMID THE BENGHAZI INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


CLIMATE CHANGE AND BENGHAZI-PKG


DEMOCRATS CALL IT A "POLITICAL PLOY".

WHILE REPUBLICANS CONTEND IT'S ABOUT THE TRUTH.

ON THURSDAY, THE HOUSE VOTED TO ESTABLISH A COMMITTEE TO LOOK INTO THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING THE 2012 ATTACK ON THE U-S DIPLOMATIC COMPOUND IN BENGHAZI:

"My colleagues on the other side of the aisle want Americans to believe that this investigation is motivated by politics. No, this investigation would not be necessary had the Obama administration come clean."

DEMOCRATS SAY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ATTACK THAT KILLED FOUR AMERICANS HAVE BEEN ASKED AND ANSWERED IN MULTIPLE INVESTIGATIONS. THEY CLAIM THE ISSUE GIVES REPUBLICANS WITH A CHANCE TO CONTINUE ATTACKS ON HILLARY CLINTON.

SHE WAS SECRETARY OF STATE AT THE TIME OF THE ATTACKS AND IS A FAVORITE FOR A 2016 PRESIDENTIAL BID.

BUT REPUBLICANS MAINTAIN THERE ARE STILL UNANSWERED QUESTIONS. AND A NEW INVESTIGATION IS NEEDED.

"This is a political stunt"

DEMOCRATS ARE CALLING ON THE G-O-P TO GIVE THEM EQUAL ACCESS TO WITNESSES AND A VOICE IN THE SUBPOENA PROCESS.

"I believe that we should participate as long as we're participating in something that is a truly balanced and bipartisan inquiry."

THE PRESIDENT IS FAR FROM THE HEAT ON THE HILL HOPING TO DRAW ATTENTION TO A DIFFERENT DEBATE.

HE'S IN CALIFORNIA, PUSHING PEOPLE TO FOCUS ON THE THREAT OF CLIMATE CHANGE.

"climate change is not some far off problem in the future, its happening now, its causing hard ships now"

BOTH ISSUES EXPECTED TO BE FRONT AND CENTER IN THE SUMMER MONTHS LEADING UP TO THE MIDTERMS.

IN WASHINGTON.IM POLO SANDOVAL. Return to index of stories...


FBI CLIVE INVESTIGATION-VO


NBC2 FOLLOWING NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE NEVADA RANCH STANDOFF.

FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO WHETHER SUPPORTERS OF THE RANCH BROKE ANY LAWS.

THEY WANT TO KNOW IF THEY POINTED THEIR WEAPONS AT FEDERAL AGENTS.

THE F-B-I IS ALSO INVESTIGATING WHETHER ILLEGAL WEAPONS WERE USED IN THE INCIDENT.

YOU'LL REMEMBER, THE STANDOFF HAPPENED APRIL 12-TH AFTER OFFICIALS WITH THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT BEGAN ROUNDING UP CLIVE BUNDY'S CATTLE. Return to index of stories...


SPEED CHASE-TRX VO TOPS


A WILD CHASE CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS BRAND NEW VIDEO FROM OKLAHOMA.

THE SILVER CHRYSLER BLEW PAST OTHER CARS LIKE THEY'RE PARKED.

POLICE REPORTED SPEEDS IN EXCESS OF 115 MILES PER HOUR, WEAVING IN AND OUT OF RUSH HOUR TRAFFIC.

POLICE WERE ABLE TO USE THE PIT MANUEVER CAUSING THE DRIVER TO SPIN AROUND.

THE DRIVER GOT OUT AND SURRENDERED. Return to index of stories...


SEVERE WX-VO


A FAST MOVING LINE OF DANGEROUS STORMS IS MOVING EAST AFTER RIPPING THROUGH THE MIDWEST.

ONE OF THE HARDEST HIT AREAS IS DALLAS.

THE WINDS WERE 70 MILES AN HOUR. THERE WERE DAMAGED ROOFS, DOWNED TREES. ONE WOMAN AND HER CHILD WERE INJURED IN THEIR MOBILE HOME.

A DRAMATIC HIGH WATER RESCUE WHERE HEAVY RAINS CAME DOWN. FIVE KIDS WERE TRAPPED IN A DRAINAGE TUNNEL AND FIREFIGHTERS MANAGED TO MAKE IT THERE JUST IN THE NIX OF TIME AND HOIST THE KIDS TO SAFETY.

SEVERAL TORNADOS WERE REPORTED IN MINNESOTA. Return to index of stories...


ANORTHER STERLINE TAPE-OC SOT VO


THERE IS YET ANOTHER NEW AUDIO RECORDING SUPPOSEDLY OF L-A CLIPPERS OWNER DONALD STERLING -- RELEASED BY RADARONLINE-DOT COM

ON IT, HE GIVES A BIZARRE EXPLANATION FOR THE RANT THAT LED TO HIS LIFETIME N-B-A BAN.

"I know I'm wrong, what I said was wrong. But I never thought the private conversation would go anywhere -- out to the public."

RADARONLINE REPORTS - STERLING WENT ON TO SAY HE WAS ONLY TO TRYING TO GET IN BED WITH HIS ASSISTANT AND RUMORED MISTRESS, V. STIVIANO. - AND WAS JEALOUS SEEING PICTURES OF HER WITH BLACK MEN. Return to index of stories...


ROMNEY INTERVIEW-OC 2 SOTS OC


BRAND NEW AT FOUR.

MITT ROMNEY IS CALLING FOR A RAISE IN THE NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE.

THE FORMER REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SAYS RAISING THE WAGE FITS WITH THE G-O-P PHILOSOPHY OF MORE JOBS AND BETTER PAY.

DURING AN INTERVIEW TODAY.HE ALSO RULED OUT A THIRD RUN FOR THE WHITE HOUSE IN 2016.

Because frankly our party is all about more jobs and better pay. And I think communicating that is important to us.

John I'm not running for president in 2016. I'm going to be supporting someone who represents the practical conservatives that I think we need.

ROMNEY SAYS HE'S NOT READY TO ENDORSE ANY ONE PERSON FOR A WHITE HOUSE BID. Return to index of stories...


PUTIN IN CRIMEA-VO


RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN VISITED CRIMEA FOR THE FIRST TIME TODAY SINCE THE PENINSULA WAS ANNEXED BY RUSSIA.

PUTIN SAILED INTO A PORT AS PART OF VICTORY DAY CELEBRATIONS.

VICTORY DAY CELEBRATES THE VICTORY OF THE SOVIET UNION OVER GERMANY AT THE END OF WORLD WAR TWO.

DURING HIS VISIT, PUTIN HAILED CRIMEA'S INCORPORATION INTO RUSSIA AS A "RETURN TO THE MOTHERLAND."

BOTH NATO AND THE UKRAINIAN GOVERNMENT CONDEMNED HIS TRIP. Return to index of stories...


NIGERIA GIRLS-VO


FIRST AT FOUR.

NBC2 IS LEARNING NIGERIAN SECURITY FORCES HAD MORE THAN FOUR HOURS OF ADVANCE WARNING BUT FAILED TO ACT WHEN MORE THAN 200 GIRLS WERE KIDNAPPED.

AN ISLAMIC TERRORIST GROUP IS CLAIMING RESPONSIBILTY. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK SEX OFFENDER-ONCAM


A NEW FACEBOOK APP HELPS YOU FIND OUT WHO YOUR "FRIENDS" REALLY ARE.

GET THIS, IT SCANS YOUR LIST OF "FRIENDS" AND NOTIFIES YOU IF ANY OF THEM ARE ON THE NATIONAL SEX OFFENDER REGISTER.

MICHELLE QUESADA SHOWS US HOW IT WORKS. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK SEX OFFENDER-PKG


IN A WORLD WHERE MORE FRIENDS AND MORE VIEWS HELPS YOU GET YOUR NAME OUT THERE, THERE'S ALWAYS THE POTENTIAL FOR DANGER.

"Just random people add me and it just weird."

BUT NOW A FREE FACEBOOK APP CAN SCAN YOUR FRIENDS IN SECONDS AND TELL YOU IF YOUR FRIENDS ARE REGISTERED AS A SEX OFFENDER. HERE'S HOW IT WORKS. YOU TYPE IN FRIEND VERIFIER APP ON YOUR FACEBOOK SEARCH BAR GO TO THE PAGE AND CLICK ON THE APP THEN CLICK SCAN YOUR FRIENDS AND WITHIN SECONDS ANY FRIENDS WHO MATCH A SEX OFFENDER IN THE NATIONAL REGISTRY WILL POP UP.

PEOPLE ARE SHOCKED TO SEE SOME OF THEIR FRIEND'S NAMES MATCH OFFENDERS.

"If you had just met them on Facebook, now you can match their photo with a sex offender."

"I think it will be great because kids are always adding friends. It's a contest to see who has the most friends."

"Florida Department of Law Enforcement allows you to sign up for email alerts in case a sex offender moves into your neighborhood. But with this app you can find out if their closer than you think."

THE SCAN COLOR CODES RESULTS. YELLOW MEANS THERE IS A NAME MATCH. ORANGE MEANS THERE IS A NAME AND A LOCATION MATCH AND THE RED MEANS YOUR FACEBOOK FRIEND'S NAME AND LOCATION AND DATE OF BIRTH MATCHES A SEX OFFENDERS.

"You never know who someone is on the other side of the computer screen."

THE APP HAS ALREADY BEEN USED 2.3 MILLION TIMES. AND THE CREATOR BASED OUT OF NEW YORK PLANS TO EXPAND IT TO TWITTER THIS SUMMER. SOME SAY, ITS A GREAT ADDITION TO THE SOCIAL MEDIA WORLD. Return to index of stories...


COAST GUARD DRUGS-VO


BRAND NEW AT FOUR.

THREE MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF DRUGS ARE UNLOADED HERE IN FLORIDA.

BRAND NEW VIDEO OUT OF MIAMI TODAY SHOWING THE COAST GUARD UNLOADING MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND POUNDS OF MARIJUANA AND 35 KILOS OF COCAINE.

CREWS SPOTTED A GO-FAST BOAT IN THE CARRIBEAN WITH FIVE PEOPLE ABOARD.

THAT'S WHEN THE SUSPECTS TRIED TO DUMP THE DRUGS INTO THE WATER.

ALL FIVE ARE IN CUSTODY. Return to index of stories...


APPLE BEATS HEADPHONES-VO


APPLE IS REPORTEDLY ON THE VERGE OF MAKING ITS BIGGEST PURCHASE IN HISTORY.

THE COMPANY IS IN TALKS TO BUY HEADPHONE MAKER BEATS ELECTRONICS FOR 3-POINT-2 BILLION DOLLARS.

BEATS WAS FOUNDED BY RAPPER DOCTOR DRE AND MUSIC EXECUTIVE JIMMY LOVEENE.

IT ALSO HAS A MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE.

IF THE DEAL GOES THROUGH IT WOULD MAKE DOCTOR DRE THE FIRST HIP-HOP BILLIONAIRE. Return to index of stories...


MCDONALDS SEASONED FRIES-ONCAM


BRAND NEW AT FOUR.

MCDONALD'S SAYS IT PLANS TO START TESTING SEASONED FRENCH FRIES AT SELECT U.S. LOCATIONS STARTING TODAY.

THE TEST OF ITS "SHAKIN' FLAVOR FRIES" WILL TAKE PLACE AT RESTAURANTS IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ST. LOUIS.

CUSTOMERS WILL BE ABLE TO CHOOSE GARLIC PARMESAN, SPICY BUFFALO OR ZESTY RANCH FLAVORS. Return to index of stories...


TOP BABY NAMES-2 SS


NBC2 BRINGING YOU THE TOP BABY NAMES.

A NEW LIST OF NAMES IS OUT.

NOAH SAILED PAST JACOB TO BECOME THE MOST POPULAR BABY NAME FOR BOYS IN 2013.

THAT ENDED JACOB'S 14-YEAR RUN AT THE TOP.

LIAM, MASON, WILLIAM ROUNDED OUT THE TOP FIVE FOR BOYS.

FOR GIRLS, SOPHIA WAS THE MOST POPULAR BABY NAME FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR.

EMMA, OLIVIA, ISABELLA, AND AVA WERE THE TOP FIVE. Return to index of stories...


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HEALTH MATTERS-ONCAM


Hypertension effects as many as 67 million American adults, about 31 percent OF THE POPULATION.

TURNS OUT A LARGE NUMBER OF THOSE WITH HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE CAN REDUCE IT'S IMPACT, BY SIMPLY TAKING CONTROL

AMY OSHIER BREAKS DOWN THE STEPS IN OUR HEALTH MATTERS REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS-PKG


HYPERTENSION. AS HEALTH CONDITIONS GO IT IS OFTEN MISUNDERSTOOD. BECAUSE IT DOESN'T MAKE YOU FEEL BAD, PEOPLE TEND TO OVERLOOK IT'S SERIOUSNESS.

DR. GARY GOFORTH/FAMILY PRACTICE

RUNS:

:38 Hypertension is often known as the silent killer because most patients have no symptoms at all.

DOCTORS TAKE HYPERTENSION VERY SERIOUS. IT CAN BE FATAL, LEADING TO HEART ATTACK AND STROKE. BUT YOU CAN TAKE STEPS TO CONTROL YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE. FIRST-BE INFORMED. PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR NUMBERS.

DR. GARY GOFORTH/FAMILY PRACTICE

RUNS:

1:11 True hypertension is when the blood pressure is consistently 140/90.

:38 There's a term called pre-hypertension when the systolic pressure, the high number is between 121 and 139 and when the diastolic pressure, the lower number, is between 80 and 89.

THESE NUMBERS SERVE AS NOTICE THAT IT'S TIME TO CHANGE. STEP TWO- LOOK AT YOUR LIFESTYLE.

DR. GARY GOFORTH/FAMILY PRACTICE

RUNS:

1:24 Asking patients to lose weight, reduce salt in their diet, reduce alcohol intake all things that are very effective in lowering blood pressure and preventing them from needing medicines.

AMY OSHIER/REPORTING

RUNS:

Step three may seem like a no-brainer, but it's not. Getting blood pressure under control may require medication. If your doctor advises it, it's important patients to stick to the program.

DR. GARY GOFORTH/FAMILY PRACTICE

RUNS:

6:11: When they've got severe or stage two hypertension then we generally will start with at least two drugs and add to that to control pressure. 5:33 However, if they make major lifestyle changes it's possible that they lower their blood pressure and they get off medicine.

GENERALLY SPEAKING, HYPERTENSION IS A LIFELONG ILLNESS. BUT FOLLOWING THESE STEPS HELPS YOU CONTROL THE DISEASE. SO IT DOESN'T CONTROL YOU. FOR LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM, I'M AMY OSHIER. Return to index of stories...


STRESSED CITIES-SS


WASHINGTON D-C TOPS THE LIST OF AMERICA'S MOST STRESSED OUT CITIES, THAT'S ACCORDING TO REAL ESTATE BLOG "MOVOTO."

THE OTHER STRESSED SPOTS, THAT ROUND OUT THE TOP 5 ARE SOME OF THE NATION'S BIGGEST CITIES: NEW YORK CITY, MIAMI, SAN FRANCISCO AND JERSEY CITY.

THE REAL ESTATE SITE RANKS THE STRESS LEVELS BY TAKING INTO ACCOUNT COMMUTE TIME, UNEMPLOYMENT RATES, COST OF LIVING AND CRIME RATES. Return to index of stories...


STRESS STORY-SS


ON THAT NOTE - NBC2 HAS SOME TIPS TO HELP YOU FIND YOUR HAPPY PLACE.

WITH MOTHER'S DAY - I'M TARGETING STRESSES MOMS WITH THIS ONE.

HOW ABOUT A KISS!

RESEARCH FINDS KISSING UNLEASHES CHEMICALS THAT LOWER ANXIETY AND INCREASE FEELINGS OF EUPHORIA.

HOW ABOUT SQUEEZING A LEMON?

A GOOD WHIFF IS AN EFFECTIVE TOOL TO BOOST MOOD.

DO YOU HAVE TIME TO READ?

A NEW BRITISH STUDY FOUND THAT EVEN SIX MINUTES OF READING CAN LOWER STRESS LEVELS BY 68 PERCENT.

Also SCIENTISTS FOUND PLAYING A VIDEO GAME FOR A FEW MINUTES LOWERS TENSION, DEPRESSION, AND ANGER.

FINALLY - SNIFF SOME FLOWERS - THEY MAKE US MORE ENERGETIC AND RELAXED. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2 SHOT


A HEALTH ALERT THIS AFTERNOON -

THE SYMPTOMS RESEMBLE THE COMMON FLU.

NEXT AT FOUR NBC2 TRACKS DOWN WHERE A MAJOR MEASLES OUTBREAK IS SPREADING HERE IN THE U-S.

PLUS ITS SUPPOSED TO KEEP YOUR HANDS CLEAN BUT NOW AGENCIES ARE REMOVING HAND SANITIZER.

WE EXPLAIN, NEXT AT FOUR. Return to index of stories...


A) MEASELS OUTBREAK-VOWIPE


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B) DRINKING SANITIZER-VO TOPS


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C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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BREAK FIVE


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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.

MORE HEAT AND HUMIDITY

More heat and humidity are on the way today. In addition to the humidity that we feel, there will also be more moisture in place in the mid and upper levels of the atmosphere, allowing for a few more clouds to form this afternoon. Again, a sea breeze will develop, keeping coastal areas in the mid 80s while inland areas reach the lower 90s.

The weekend features plenty of heat and humidity. A weak disturbance will move through the area late Saturday. It will lead to more cloud cover and could even bring a few isolated rain showers. Highs on Saturday will climb into the low 90s, with mid 80s along the coast.

Mother's Day also looks humid, with partly cloudy skies and highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. Again, a few isolated showers will be possible but most areas will stay dry.

Changes begin to arrive next week. A few isolated showers will be possible Monday, with highs in the upper 80s.

Better rain chances arrive Tuesday and Wednesday, with scattered showers developing and highs in the upper 80s.

There is some uncertainty as to how quickly the system will exit next week, and a few showers will be possible late week. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-trx TRAFFIC


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TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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MEASELS OUTBREAK-ONCAM


A STORY WE'RE CLOSELY FOLLOWING AT NBC2.

FIRST MUMPS. NOW A MEASLES OUTBREAK HITS THE UNITED STATES.

DOCTORS SAY THEY ARE SEEING MORE CASES TODAY, THAN THEY'VE SEEN IN DECADES.

NESITA KWAN SHOWS US WHO'S AT RISK. Return to index of stories...


MEASELS OUTBREAK-PKG


IT'S A STANDARD QUESTION FOR DR. NADIA QURESHI. HAS SHE HAD ALL HER SHOTS?

1408 Hi princess. up to date for all her immunizations??

THE LOYOLA PEDIATRICIAN SAYS THE TWO DOSE MMR VACCINE HAS NEVER BEEN MORE IMPORTANT. THE CDC SAID A DECADE AGO MEASLES HAD ESSENTIALLY BEEN ERADICATED. NOW 15 STATES REPORT CASES, AND SEVEN SAY THEY'VE HAD OUTRIGHT MEASLES OUTBREAKS.

"hurts me to see a child who is suffering from something so easily prevented"

EXPERTS SAY MORE PARENTS ARE OPTING OUT OF VACCINES. AND INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL HAS SKYROCKETED.

DR. QURESHI HAD HER INFANT TWINS VACCINATED BEFORE A TRIP TO PAKISTAN.

"the hardest hit group kids ages two to five and because they can only treat symptoms. really miserable experience for their little patients."

SO ALL PARENTS CAN DO IS WAIT IT OUT. BUT THE DISEASE DOES HAVE ONE TELL TALE SIGN

"they develop this rash about four days after that spreads from top to bottom and it gets really red, completely covered from head to toe"

THE IRONY IS THAT SO FEW US DOCTORS HAVE SEEN AN ACTUAL CASE OF MEASLES, EXPERTS SAY THEY MAY NOT IMMEDIATELY KNOW WHAT THEY'RE LOOKING AT.

WHICH MEANS THOSE INFECTED MAY NOT GET IMMEDIATE QUARANTINE.

BUT FOR CONCERNED PARENTS, DOCTORS SAY THE ANSWER IS SIMPLE.

"keep her with regular doctors visits, so hopefully she doesn't get measles. you know?" Return to index of stories...


MEASELS OUTBREAK-ONCAM


NESITA KWAN REPORTING.

INITIAL SYMPTOMS INCLUDE COUGH, FEVER, RUNNY NOSE, WATERY EYES AND FEELING RUN-DOWN. Return to index of stories...


FERRY CEO ARREST-VO


AS STORY THAT'S DEVELOPING AT FOUR.

THE C-E-O OF THE FERRY THAT SANK IN SOUTH KOREA WITH MORE THAN 400 PEOPLE ON BOARD IS NOW FACING CHARGES.

INVESTIGATORS HAVE SAID THE AMOUNT OF CARGO, MORE THAN DOUBLE THE FERRY'S LIMIT, AND THE FAILURE TO TIE IT DOWN PROPERLY WAS PARTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SINKING.

SEVERAL OTHER OF THE COMPANY'S EMPLOYEES HAVE BEEN INDICTED IN THE CASE.

MORE THAN 260 PEOPLE ARE DEAD WITH DOZENS MORE STILL MISSING. Return to index of stories...


SUBWAY HERO-VO WIPE


TODAY A BOSTON TRANSIT POLICE OFFICER IS OPENING UP ABOUT A DARING RESCUE CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS: POLICE RELEASED THIS VIDEO SHOWING A MAN WALKING TO THE EDGE OF THE PLATFORM.

AFTER A FEW MOMENTS, HE STARTS TO JUMP -- BUT A QUICK-THINKING TRANSIT COP SNAGS HIM *IN MID AIR* AND YANKS HIM BACK ONTO THE PLATFORM.

DETECTIVE SEAN CONWAY IS BEING CALLED A HERO OVER THE RESCUE. Return to index of stories...


SUBWAY HERO-SOT VO


he started to make his way towards the pit. i just reached out and grabbed him.

when i made the decision to grab him, i just committed to pulling as hard as i could and also committed to making sure neither of us went into the pit.

POLICE SAY THE MAN WAS DRINKING AND LIKELY SUICIDAL. Return to index of stories...


ELDERLY BANK ROBBER-VO


A STORY YOU JUST HAVE TO SEE TO BELIEVE.

CHECK THIS OUT POLICE HERE IN FLORIDA ARRESTED A BANK ROBBER -- ARMED WITH A KNIFE. AND A WALKER.

INVESTIGATORS IN BOYNTON BEACH SAY THIS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO SHOWS 78-YEAR-OLD RUSSELL COOPER.

THEY SAY COOPER THREATENED A BANK EMPLOYEE WITH A SMALL KNIFE AND DEMANDED CASH.

POLICE WERE WAITING FOR HIM OUTSIDE AFTER THE ROBBERY.

AUTHORITIES SAY OFFICERS USED A STUN GUN ON COOPER WHEN HE REFUSED TO DROP THE KNIFE. Return to index of stories...


WHALE RESCUE-VO WIPE


A DARING RESCUE IS CAPTURED ON VIDEO WHEN A TANGLED-UP HUMPBACK WHALE WAS SET FREE OFF THE COAST OF WASHINGTON.

A FISHING BOAT CREW KNEW IT WAS IN TROUBLE.

THE CAPTAIN SAW IT WAS TANGLED IN CRAB POT LINES.

THE 40-FOOT WHALE WAS IN DANGER OF BEING DRAGGED UNDER BY ALL OF THE FISHING GEAR OR BY BEING WRAPPED SO TIGHTLY, IT WOULDN'T SURVIVE MUCH LONGER.

THEY WERE FINALLY ABLE TO SNAG A LINE AND CUT THE WHALE FREE. Return to index of stories...


WHALE RESCUE-SOT VO


"This one was one that looked like it was going to be really challenging and difficult and worked perfectly in the end, so we were quite happy with that."

THE WHALE LEFT AFTER THE CREW FREED IT FROM THE LINE. Return to index of stories...


NRETFLIX PRICES-ONCAM


IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO JOIN NETFLIX.

THE PRICE JUST WENT UP.

THE COMPANY JUST ROSE THE PRICE FOR NEW MEMBERS BY ONE DOLLAR.

BUT ITS VOWING THAT EXISTING MEMBERS WILL NOT SEE A PRICE INCREASE FOR TWO YEARS.

THE COMPANY SAID ITS INCREASING PRICES "IN ORDER TO CONTINUE ADDING MORE MOVIES AND TV SHOWS." 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.

DETECTIVES SAY A CAPE CORAL TEEN THREATENED TO BLOW UP A RIVAL SCHOOL AND KILL THE PRINCIPAL -- TWEETING HIS PLANS ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

WHAT HIS FRIENDS AND DISTRICT OFFICIALS ARE TELLING NBC 2.

AND 75 ON 75.

LAWMAKERS APPROVED THE SPEED HIKE --

BUT IT'S NOT A DONE DEAL YET.

WE'LL TELL YOU ABOUT THE PUSH TO PUT THE BRAKES ON THE CONTROVERSIAL BILL. Return to index of stories...


A) IDA BAKER THREAT-CAM99-RTR1, VO-WIPE


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B) 75 ON 75-VOTOPS


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BREAK SIX


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DRINKING SANITIZER-TC VIDBOX


IT'S SOMETHING YOU THINK OF AS HEALTHY.KILLING GERMS AND DISINFECTING.BUT POLICE SAY IT COULD BE DEADLY.

IN WISCONSIN, THE MADISON CITY COUNTY BUILDING HAD TO REMOVE HAND SANITIZER DISPENSERS BECAUSE PEOPLE WERE DRINKING FROM THEM TO GET DRUNK.

KATE PABICH SHOWS US THE WARNING. Return to index of stories...


DRINKING SANITIZER-PKG


S/ Lt. Dave McCaw/ Madison Police Dept. ***NOTE: MAJORITY OF SOT IS COVERED WITH VIDEO***

"People who abuse alcohol have found out that there's alcohol in it and chose to consume it to become intoxicated."

PUBLIC DOORS---ELEVATOR BUTTONS---AND RAILINGS---YOU CANT HELP BUT WANT TO DE-GERM ON THE WAY OUT.

S/ Lt. Dave McCaw/ Madison Police Dept. ***NOTE: SOT IS COVERED WITH VIDEO***

"Which is available in almost every bathroom."

BUT MORE AND MORE BUILDINGS ARE KEEPING THEIR STASH OF PURELL BEHIND LOCKED DOORS.

S/ Lt. Dave McCaw/ Madison Police Dept.:23 -:27

"It's a rock bottom situation where people who are doing this are truly at the bottom."

LIEUTENANT DAVE MCCAW SAYS IT'S A BIG PROBLEM DOWNTOWN, FOR PEOPLE WHO CANT AFFORD BOOZE.

S/ Lt. Dave McCaw/ Madison Police Dept.

"I think you could fairly say that daily we're dealing with someone who has been incapacitated by drinking or having medical issues because it's so thick and gooey."

HE SAYS, THEY'RE EITHER CUPPING THEIR HANDS AND DRINKING FROM THE DISPENSER, OR STEALING THE ENTIRE GEL PACKET TO DRINK AT THEIR LEASURE---IT'S A FREE BUT DANGEROUS WAY TO GET DRUNK.

S/ Jeffrey Lafferty/ Public Health of Madison & Dane County

"You can get a pretty big dose."

JEFFERY LAFFERTY WITH PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS THERE ARE TWO DIFFERENT KINDS OF ALCOHOL--AND DRINKING ONE WITHOUT KNOWING--- IS LIKE PLAYING RUSSIAN ROULETTE.

S/ Jeffrey Lafferty/ Public Health of Madison & Dane County 1:03 - 1:08

"It could lead to kidney and liver damage, could lead to damage in your nervous system and brain, and if ingested enough, it could be lethal."

AND HE SAYS HAND SANITIZER CAN BE ALMOST TWICE AS STRONG AS YOUR TYPICAL VODKA--- IN ALCOHOL SPEAK THATS 120 PROOF ON THE LOW END.

S/ Jeffrey Lafferty/ Public Health of Madison & Dane County

"Because the concentration is so high you're ingesting a poisoning dose before you start feeling that effect you're going for."

AND IF THAT DOESN'T KILL YOU, HE SAYS THE OTHER INGREDIENTS COULD.

S/ Jeffrey Lafferty/ Public Health of Madison & Dane County

"You also have fragrances and lots of other chemicals that can range from non toxic to toxic."

LIEUTENANT MCCAW SAYS IT'S BETTER TO REMOVE THEM AND SPARE SOMEONE THEIR LIFE, THAN SPARE TO SPARE SOMEONE A COLD.

S/ Lt. Dave McCaw/ Madison Police Dept.

"It's just not meant for that. I don't think anybody knows what long term is on any of these, it's sad to watch." Return to index of stories...


ALL NEW AHEAD AT 5:00-CLIP


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5PM PREVIEW-2SHOT


NEXT AT FIVE, NBC2 IS TRACKING THE DAY'S BIG STORIES -- INCLUDING THE ARREST OF A TEENAGER ACCUSED OF THREATENING ON TWITTER TO BLOW UP A SCHOOL IN CAPE CORAL!

AND EVEN IF YOU DON'T LOVE FOOTBALL, BY NOW YOU'VE HEARD OF SOUTH FORT MYERS GRAD SAMMY WATKINS -- THE FOURTH PICK LAST NIGHT IN THE NFL DRAFT.

NEXT AT FIVE NBC2 GOES TO HIS ALMA MATTER -- BOY, ARE THEY PROUD TODAY. Return to index of stories...


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