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DIRECTOR PAGE TZ2 A) LEE TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR-VO-WIPE
SHOW OPEN-CLIP TZ2 B) PUPPIES STOLEN-SSTOPS
TOSS TO CHRISTINA-2SHOT EAniBx ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP
NFM CHILD IN THE ROAD-REM LIVE FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
NFM CHILD IN THE ROAD-VOTOPS NEW DAYCARE CRASH CHARGES-OC SS
NFM CHILD IN THE ROAD-REM LIVE LEE TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR-PLASMA
NIGERIA MISSING GIRLS-trxEANIBOX LEE TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR-PKG
NIGERIA MISSING GIRLS-PKG LEE TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR-ONCAM
NIGERIA MISSING GIRLS-ONCAM CORVETTE SINKHOLE-VO
CLAY AIKEN'S OPPONENT DIES-trxVO S KOREA LEANING BUILDING-trxVOTOPS-WIPE
TAMPA MOM MURDER TRIAL-VO OHIO BRIDGE DEMOLITION-VOTOPS
TEXAS WILDFIRES-VO RED WINE HEALTH-VO-WIPE
VA HOT AIR BALLOON CRASH-VO RED WINE HEALTH-SOTVO
DETROIT AIRPORT WEAPONS-VO OBESITY COUNSELING-VO
CLIPPERS CONTROVERSY-VO-WIPE WASHINGTON MONUMENT REOPENING-VO-WIPE
CLIPPERS CONTROVERSY-SOTVO WASHINGTON MONUMENT REOPENING-(2)SOTVO
TEASE ONE-2SHOT 1 MONTH TIL THE WORLD CUP-VO
TZ1 A) MICHAEL SAM DRAFT REACTION-VO-WIPE AIRLINE PRICES-trxONCAM
TZ1 B) RED WINE HEALTH-VOTOPS TEASE THREE-2SHOT
TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC TZ3 A) PUPPIES STOLEN-VO
MICHAEL SAM DRAFT REACTION-ONCAM AHEAD AT 6-BANNER
MICHAEL SAM DRAFT REACTION-PKG-BNR A) shawnice atkins-vo
MICHAEL SAM DRAFT REACTION-ONCAM TOSS TO LINDSEY-trx EAniBx
CHIEF LEAVING MARCO ISLAND PD-SS-OC PUPPIES STOLEN-NWSRM
CHIEF LEAVING MARCO ISLAND PD-PKG PUPPIES STOLEN-PKG
RUBIO LATEST-SS PUPPIES STOLEN-NWSRM
SHOES REFUND-VO SELL THE 6PM-2SHOT
TEASE TWO-ONCAM  


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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TOSS TO CHRISTINA-2SHOT EAniBx


A GOOD SAMARITAN RESCUES A LITTLE BOY WHO WAS PLAYING DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO A FOUR LANE HIGHWAY IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

SHE ALMOST HIT HIM WITH HER CAR, AFTER HE RAN IN TO THE ROAD.

DEPUTIES ENDED UP ARRESTING THE BOY'S MOTHER.

NBC2'S CHRISTINA LUSBY IS LIVE NEAR U.S. 41 AND PONDELLA ROAD.

AND CHRISTINA THIS IS NOT THE FIRST REPORT OF THIS BOY BEING LEFT ALONE. Return to index of stories...


NFM CHILD IN THE ROAD-REM LIVE


THERE WAS A COMPLAINT IN APRIL AND THIS IS THE SECOND COMPLAINT--

ACCORDING TO REPORTS--

A WOMAN DRIVING BY HAD TO SWERVE AROUND HIM TO AVOID HITTING HIM. Return to index of stories...


NFM CHILD IN THE ROAD-VOTOPS


DEPUTIES ARRESTED ANDREA GORDON --

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE 4 YEAR OLD BOY'S HOME IS ABOUT 100 YARDS AWAY FROM THIS INTERSECTION.

REPORTS SHOW THE GOOD SAMARITAN SAY THE LITTLE BOY PLAYING WITH A TOY TRUCK--

SHE TOLD DEPUTIES HE WAS PUSHING IT INTO THE ROADWAY.

SO AFTER SHE AVOIDED HITTING HIM --

SHE STOPPED AND SCOOPED THE LITTLE BOY UP.

SHE THEN HELPED HIM HOME -

REPORTS SHOW GORDON --THE BOYS MOM--HAD PASSED OUT ON THE COUCH FROM DRINKING.

DEPUTIES REPORTED SEEING EMPTY BEER CANS AND THE SMELL OF MARIJUANA. Return to index of stories...


NFM CHILD IN THE ROAD-REM LIVE


DCF IS INVOLVED.

INVESTIGATORS TELL NBC2 THIS ISNT THE FIRST TIME THE FAMILY HAS MEET WITH DCF OFFICIALS.

THE 4 YEAR OLD HAS BEEN TAKEN FROM THE HOME.

HE IS STAYING WITH FAMILY.

HIS MOTHER --IS STILL IN JAIL.

LIVE IN NORTH FORT MYERS CHRISTINA LUSBY NBC2. Return to index of stories...


NIGERIA MISSING GIRLS-trxEANIBOX


AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION RELEASED *THIS NEW VIDEO OF THOSE KIDNAPPED SCHOOL GIRLS.

THEY SAY THE GIRLS HAVE CONVERTED TO ISLAM.

MEANTIME, THE U-S IS OFFERING NEW HELP IN THE SEARCH. Return to index of stories...


NIGERIA MISSING GIRLS-PKG


THE U-S STATE DEPARTMENT SAYS THE VIDEO LOOKS LEGITIMATE. THE KIDNAPPED NIGERIAN GIRLS. RAISED CHRISTIAN.ARE DRESSED IN A MUSLIM GARB, DECLARING THEY'VE CONVERTED TO ISLAM.

THEY ARE MUSLIM, NOW, DECLARED THE LEADER OF THE BOKA HORAM MILITIA, WHO SAID HE WANTS TO TRADE HIS CAPTIVES FOR IMPRISONED MILITANTS.

A TRADE ISN'T RULED OUT BUT A RANSOM IS.

"The government of Nigeria has no intention to pay ransom or to buy the girls."

THE NIGERIAN PLAN IS TO FIND THE KIDNAPPERS AND RESCUE THE GIRLS.

AND THE U-S GOVERNMENT HAS A NEW WAY TO HELP.

"Our intelligence experts are combing thru every detail of video for clues."

BUT SOURCES TELL NBC NEWS: THE CIA'S NOT FINDING MUCH. ABOUT 100 GIRLS ARE SEEN. SUPPORTING THE THEORY THE 270 OR SO WHO WERE KIDNAPPED WERE SPLIT UP.

NIGERIAN FORCES SO FAR ARE REFUSING THE OFFER OF AMERICANS DRONES IN THIS VAST MUSLIM MILITANT AREA.

".constitutes roughly the size of new england. But we're gonna do everything we can to assist that effort."

AND IT WON'T BE EASY.

"I'm hopeful, but I tend to be an optimistic person. It is not a guarantee that we're gonna find these girls."

OTHER NIGERIAN CHRISTIAN KIDS ARE PRAYING.

".in Jesus' name."

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NIGERIA MISSING GIRLS-ONCAM


NIGERIA HAS A BIG ARMY AND SO FAR IS TRYING THIS MOSTLY ALONE.

THE GOVERNMENT HAS BANNED U-S DRONES IN NORTH EAST NIGERIA WHERE AL AQAEDA AFFILIATES HAVE HAD FREE REIGN. Return to index of stories...


CLAY AIKEN'S OPPONENT DIES-trxVO


WE'RE FOLLOWING DEVELOPING POLITICAL NEWS.

THE MAN RUNNING AGAINST CLAY AIKEN IN NORTH CAROLINA HAS DIED.

71 YEAR OLD KEITH CRISCO PASSED AWAY AFTER FALLING AT HIS HOUSE.

HE WAS IN A PRIMARY RUNOFF FOR A DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL SEAT WITH AIKEN, THE FORMER RUNNER-UP ON AMERICAN IDOL. Return to index of stories...


TAMPA MOM MURDER TRIAL-VO


A NEW REVELATION TONIGHT ABOUT THE TAMPA MOM CHARGED WITH MURDERING HER KIDS --

SHE TRIED TO KILL HERSELF.

THAT'S THE HEADLINE TODAY IN JULIE SCHENECKER'S TRIAL.

A PSYCHOLOGIST TESTIFIED AND SAID SCHENECKER CALLED HERSELF "A FAILURE" BECAUSE SHE DIDN'T SUCCEED AT COMMITTING SUICIDE AFTER KILLING HER CHILDREN.

SHE HAS PLEADED NOT GUILTY BY REASON OF INSANITY.

THE PSYCHOLOGIST SAID SHE HAS NO DOUBT SCHENECKER WAS INSANE WHEN SHE KILLED HER 16-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER AND 13-YEAR-OLD SON IN 2011. Return to index of stories...


TEXAS WILDFIRES-VO


WE'RE CLOSELY WATCHING A WILDFIRE IN TEXAS THAT HAS DESTROYED 75 HOMES.

IT'S BURNING NEAR FRITCH, IN THE TEXAS PANHANDLE.

FIREFIGHTERS SAID TODAY IT IS 35 PERCENT CONTAINED, AND THAT RISING HUMIDITY IS HELPING.

MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND PEOPLE ARE STILL EVACUATED. Return to index of stories...


VA HOT AIR BALLOON CRASH-VO


EXPERTS ARE GOING THROUGH EVIDENCE AS THEY INVESTIGATE A DEADLY HOT AIR BALLOON CRASH.

IT HAPPENED FRIDAY NIGHT IN DOSWELL, VIRGINIA.

THE BALLOON DRIFTED INTO A POWER LINE, CAUGHT ON FIRE, AND FELL OUT OF THE SKY.

THE PILOT AND TWO UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND BASKETBALL COACHES DIED.

WITNESSES REPORTED SEEING THE PILOT DOING ALL HE COULD TO AVOID THE CRASH. Return to index of stories...


DETROIT AIRPORT WEAPONS-VO


DETROIT AIRPORT OFFICIALS ARE CRACKING DOWN AFTER A SPIKE IN THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE TRYING TO TRAVEL WITH WEAPONS.

AGENTS ARRESTED A WOMAN SATURDAY AFTER FINDING A LOADED GUN IN HER HANDBAG.

A WEEK AGO THEY ARRESTED AN AIRPORT WORKER FOR HAVING A LOADED GUN IN A CARRY-ON.

THEY ALSO RECENTLY FOUND A KNIFE ON A PASSENGER. Return to index of stories...


CLIPPERS CONTROVERSY-VO-WIPE


THE INTERIM HEAD OF THE LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS JUST SPOKE PUBLICLY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE TAKING OVER THE TEAM.

DICK PARSONS WILL RUN THE TEAM WHILE THE NBA SORTS OUT THE OWNERSHIP SITUATION.

THE LEAGUE BANNED OWNER DONALD STERLING FOR LIFE OVER RACIST COMMENTS.

PARSONS USED TO BE A CHAIRMAN FOR CITIGROUP AND TIME WARNER. Return to index of stories...


CLIPPERS CONTROVERSY-SOTVO


STERLING HAS APOLOGIZED FOR THE RACIST COMMENTS, SAYING HE MADE A QUOTE: "TERRIBLE MISTAKE" AND HE IS NOT A RACIST. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2SHOT


A MIAMI DOLPHINS FOOTBALL PLAYER IS APOLOGIZING AFTER TWEETING NEGATIVE COMMENTS ABOUT MICHAEL SAM.

AS SOON AS SAM LEARNED THIS WEEKEND HE'D BE THE FIRST OPENLY GAY N-F-L PLAYER, HE CELEBRATED BY KISSING HIS BOYFRIEND.

WE'LL TELL YOU ABOUT THE SOCIAL MEDIA FIRESTORM THAT ENSUED.

AND A NEW STUDY LOOKED AT THE HEALTH BENEFITS FROM DRINKING WINE. THE RESULTS MIGHT SURPRISE YOU. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) MICHAEL SAM DRAFT REACTION-VO-WIPE


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TZ1 B) RED WINE HEALTH-VOTOPS


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TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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MICHAEL SAM DRAFT REACTION-ONCAM


NEW AT 5:30.

MICHAEL SAM'S FOOTBALL JERSEY IS THE SECOND HOTTEST ONE FROM THE DRAFT.

N-F-L SHOP DOT COM SAYS IT'S THE NUMBER TWO SELLER BEHIND JOHNNY MANZIEL.

SATURDAY NIGHT SAM MADE HISTORY, BY BECOMING THE FIRST OPENLY GAY PLAYER IN THE LEAGUE.

AND SINCE THEN, WE'VE LEARNED SOME PEOPLE WEREN'T HAPPY WITH THE WAY HE CELEBRATED. Return to index of stories...


MICHAEL SAM DRAFT REACTION-PKG-BNR


"The St. Louis Rams select Michael Sam, defensive end, Missouri"

IT WAS A TREMENDOUS MOMENT OF JOY FOR N-F-L DRAFT PICK, MICHAEL SAM-- THAT QUICKLY BECAME THE CENTER OF AN ONLINE FIRESTORM.

JUST MOMENTS AFTER SAM RECEIVED THE NEWS OVER THE PHONE--

THE FIRST OPENLY GAY PLAYER DRAFTED BY THE N-F-L KISSED HIS BOYFRIEND-- SPARKING SOME HATEFUL TWEETS.

"OMG!" -- TWEETED MIAMI DOLPHIN DON JONES. HE LATER ADDED: "HORRIBLE"-- THE TWEETS HAVE SINCE BEEN DELETED.

AND FROM FORMER HOUSTON TEXAN AND NEW YORK GIANT, DERRICK WARD:

"I'M FINE WITH IT BEING A NEW DAY IN AGE BUT FOR HIM TO DO THAT ON NATIONAL TV IS DISGUSTING. GAY OR NOT."

"MAN YOU GOT LITTLE KIDS LOOKING AT THE DRAFT. I CAN'T BELIEVE ESPN EVEN ALLOWED THAT TO HAPPEN."

SAM SAYS HE EXPECTED SOME SOCIAL MEDIA BACKLASH.

"Are there gonna be idiots out there who say some stupid stuff? Yeah. I'm not worried about that. I'm worrying about the guy next to me, the guy in front of me."

OVERNIGHT-- THE DOLPHINS SUSPENDED AND FINED JONES.WHO IS NOW APOLOGIZING FOR WHAT HE CALLS "INAPPROPRIATE COMMENTS."

BUT WARD SAYS HE DOESN'T REGRET HITTING "SEND" ON HIS TWEET. EVEN AFTER HE SAYS HE'S RECEIVING DEATH THREATS AGAINST HIM AND HIS KIDS, HE TWEETED:

"I'LL CONTINUE TO SPEAK MY MIND BECAUSE IT'S MY GOD GIVEN RIGHT AND SUPPOSEDLY YOU CAN DO IT WITHOUT BEING FROWNED UPON HERE IN AMERICA."

FOR SAM THOUGH, IT'S ALL ABOUT THE GAME.

"Since February, since my big announcement this has been a whole speculation of the first gay, first openly gay football player but you know what? It's not about that. It's about playing football. Can Michael Sam play football? And yes I can." Return to index of stories...


MICHAEL SAM DRAFT REACTION-ONCAM


SAM ALSO RECEIVED MANY SUPPORTIVE MESSAGES.INCLUDING ONE FROM THE WHITE HOUSE. Return to index of stories...


CHIEF LEAVING MARCO ISLAND PD-SS-OC


THE MARCO ISLAND POLICE CHIEF IS LEAVING THE DEPARTMENT.

WE TOLD YOU FRIDA CHIEF DON HUNTER -- WHO'S ALSO THE FORMER COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF -- PLANS TO RESIGN IN LESS THAN 3 WEEKS.

TODAY WE SENT NBC2'S BRYAN ANDERSON TO FIND OUT WHY AND WHAT RESIDENTS THINK OF THE SUDDEN RESIGNATION. Return to index of stories...


CHIEF LEAVING MARCO ISLAND PD-PKG


20 DAYS AND COUNTING UNTIL MARCO ISLAND NEEDS A NEW POLICE CHIEF.

Marco Island Police Chief Don Hunter

02:20-:23

It was never my intention to come to the department. I had already retired as sheriff.

CURRENT CHIEF DON HUNTER'S LAST DAY IS JUNE FIRST.

BUT HE'S NOT THE FIRST TO PART WAYS WITH THE DEPARTMENT

23 POLICE EMPLOYEES HAVE LEFT SINCE HUNTER TOOK OVER IN 2011.

HUNTER

09:45-:48

We've had the whole ray of every reason why a member might leave.

THE NUMBER WAS ENOUGH TO CATCH CITY MANAGER ROGER HERNSTADT'S ATTENTION.

HE REACHED OUT TO THOSE FORMER EMPLOYEES.

FINDING OUT THEY WANTED HUNTER IN THE FIELD MORE OFTEN.

AND THEY CALLED THE CHAIN OF COMMAND INCONSISTENT.

ROGER HERNSTADT, MARCO CITY MANAGER

23:55:32-:39

Their jobs have a degree of danger to it and we don't want them to be distracted by things that are rumors and innuendos.

TODAY WE WENT THROUGH HUNTER'S PERSONNEL FILE.

THERE WAS NO DISICIPLINARY ACTION.

IN FACT, HUNTER RECEIVED 15 THOUSAND DOLLARS OF RAISES IN HIS TENURE.

Marco Island Police Chief Don Hunter

01:02-:06

We had a 21 percent decrease in crime this last calendar year, 2013.

RESIDENTS WE SPOKE WITH STAND BY THE CHIEF.

Jerry Leeman, Marco Resident

01:08

I think the police department is probably the best anywhere in the nation. I feel extremely safe. My wife feels safe.

Gary Bourassa, Marco resident

23:58:55-:02

I think he's done a pretty good job and the officers who left probably left because they couldn't get away with what they were getting away with before.

HUNTER SAYS HE NOW PLANS TO CREATE A PRIVATE SECURITY BUSINESS.

THE TIMING HAS TO DO WITH THE RECENT STRING OF ARMED HOME INVASIONS.

HUNTER HOPES TO WORK DIRECTLY WITH THE HIGH-END COMMUNITIES TARGETED.

HUNTER

06:31-:38

Probe the security, determine if there are any weaknesses, report those weaknesses to the community boards.

AS FOR HUNTER'S REPLACEMENT, HERNSTADT HOPES TO HIRE SOMEONE BY FALL.

CITY MANAGER

23:57:22

I think stability is a critical factor.

IN COLLIER COUNTY, BRYAN ANDERSON, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


RUBIO LATEST-SS


SENATOR MARCO RUBIO OF FLORIDA - ANOTHER POSSIBLE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SAYS HILLARY CLINTON EARNED AN F DURING HER TIME AT THE STATE DEPARTMENT.

THE REPUBLICAN LAWMAKER SAYS SHE'S ALSO GOING TO HAVE TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ITS FAILURES.

DURING AN INTERVIEW THIS WEEKEND RUBIO SAYS HE IS READY TO BECOME PRESIDENT, BUT HASN'T DECIDED WHETHER TO RUN IN 2016. Return to index of stories...


SHOES REFUND-VO


RUNNERS WHO BOUGHT THOSE GLOVE-LOOKING SHOES MAY BE IN FOR A REFUND.

VIBRAM FIVE FINGER SHOES IS SETTLING A CLASS-ACTION LAWSUIT FOR THREE-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS.

THE LAWSUIT ALLEGED THE COMPANY MISREPRESENTED HEALTH RESEARCH IN ITS ADVERTISING.

THE COMPANY SAYS CONSUMERS WHO FILE VALID CLAIMS CAN GET UP TO 50-DOLLARS BACK.

LEFTOVER MONEY WILL GO TO THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-ONCAM


THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NEEDS TO HIRE 700 MORE TEACHERS.

THEY FILLED QUITE A FEW OF THE OPENINGS AT A RECRUITMENT FAIR TODAY.

WE WENT THERE TO FIND OUT WHAT A PRINCIPAL LOOKS FOR IN A NEW HIRE--

AND WHAT THE RECENT COLLEGE GRADS THINK ABOUT THEIR NEW JOBS.

PLUS: A LEE COUNTY MAN SAYS SOMEONE STOLE THESE GUYS.

HIS 10 PIT BULL PUPPIES.

HE SPECULATES WHY THEY DID IT. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) LEE TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR-VO-WIPE


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TZ2 B) PUPPIES STOLEN-SSTOPS


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ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT 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.

"Increasing rain prospects""

Once the clouds thinned out, it turned out to be a beautiful end to our Mother's Day weekend. It was also a hot one, as temperatures topped out in the lower to middle 90s area wide. We're looking at a couple of more days in the 90s, before some rain moves in and as a result cools temperatures off a bit.

Through the late afternoon hours expect partly sunny skies along with a bit of a breeze out of the east. As winds pick up between 10-15mph, this will keep the sea breeze pinned very close to the coastline. As a result, daytime temperatures have climbed into the lower half of the 90s. Rain chances will stay very minimal through rest of the day, with a 20% chance at best along our beaches and coastal areas.

This evening, one or two showers may linger along the coast with the vast majority of the area staying dry through the night time hours. Expect a few passing clouds from time to time with temperatures settling into the lower 70s by morning.

With plenty of heat and humidity in place for Tuesday, a couple of showers and storms may bubble up during the heat of the day. A batch of tropical moisture will move in from the east and southeast bringing scattered scattered showers and storms back to the area by Wednesday and Thursday. A few downpours will linger through Friday, before sunnier and less humid weather takes over by the weekend. Return to index of stories...


NEW DAYCARE CRASH CHARGES-OC SS


THE MAN ACCUSED OF FORCING A CAR OFF THE ROAD INTO A DAYCARE NEAR ORLANDO IS FACING NEW DRUG CHARGES TONIGHT.

ROBERT CORCHADO IS CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING IN HEROIN AND POSSESSION OF COCAINE AND- THAT'S IN ADDITION TO THE CHARGES HE'S ALREADY FACING FROM THE CRASH.

A 4-YEAR-OLD GIRL WAS KILLED WHEN AUTHORITIES SAY CORCHADO REAR-ENDED A CAR, PUSHING IT INTO THE DAYCARE. Return to index of stories...


LEE TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR-PLASMA


THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NEEDS TO HIRE 700 TEACHERS BY FALL.

TODAY, THEY MADE SOME PROGRESS, OFFERING ABOUT 100 TEACHERS POSITIONS AT THE DISTRICTS JOB FAIR.

NBC-2'S CHARLIE KEEGAN UNCOVERS WHAT SUBJECTS ARE NEEDED THE MOST. Return to index of stories...


LEE TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR-PKG


Nats

PAIGE VALENSKY IS A LONG WAY FROM HOME.

Nats- I'm down here from Michigan

HALFWAY THROUGH HER COLLEGE - THE RECENT GRADUATE REALIZED SHE WANTED TO TEACH.

Paige Valensky, Newly hired teacher

9:06:51 I just really loved working with kids so I changed my major and here I am. 9:06:57

SHE'S AT THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT'S ANNUAL TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR.

NATS- I'm interested in upper elementary

MORE THAN 350 OTHER APPLICANTS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE ALSO HERE HUNTING FOR A JOB.

Jerome Dunning, New Harns Marsh MS PE teacher

9:04:37 no I did not expect to get an offer, but I sure will take it. 9:04:40

SOME PEOPLE LIKE JEROME DUNNING GOT A JOB ON THE SPOT.

HE'LL BE TEACHING P-E AT HARNS MARSH MIDDLE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.

PRINCIPALS SAY MATH AND SCIENCE TEACHERS ARE IN HIGH DEMAND. MOST IMPORTANTLY - THEY'RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO CAN CAPTURE A STUDENT'S ATTENTION.

Melissa Robery, Ida Baker HS Principal

9:01:37 Who really can take that content and make it applicable and hands-on and really make it mean something for the students. 9:01:47

Denise Phillips-Luster, Lee Co. School District

9:12:18 what's really exciting to see is when an applicant has been offered several positions and the principals are trying to convince them go to their school. 9:12:26

EVEN WITH UP TO 700 OPENINGS - NOT EVERYONE HERE WAS HIRED TODAY. THE DISTRICT IS ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TO KEEP APPLYING.

Nats- I have a district contract now

AS FOR VELANSKY -THE MICHIGANDER SECURED A SPOT WITH THE DISTRICT. SHE JUST DOESN'T KNOW AT WHICH SCHOOL SHE'LL BE TEACHING NEXT YEAR.

IN LEE COUNTY - CK - NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


LEE TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR-ONCAM


TO HELP FILL SOME OF THE OPENINGS - DISTRICT LEADERS WILL GO TO A STATE-WIDE TEACHER JOB FAIR IN TAMPA NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


CORVETTE SINKHOLE-VO


SO MANY PEOPLE ARE CHECKING OUT THE SINKHOLE AT THE NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM, THEY MAY NOT FIX IT.

EIGHT CARS FELL IN WHEN THE HOLE OPENED UP IN FEBRUARY.

THE MUSEUM SAYS ATTENDANCE WENT UP 56-PERCENT IN MARCH.

THEY'RE THINKING ABOUT PRESERVING THE SINKHOLE, AND THE ONE CAR STILL DOWN THERE.

CREWS LIFTED THE OTHER SEVEN OUT IN MARCH.

SOME OF THOSE CLASSICS WILL BE RESTORED.

THE OTHER ONES WILL BE PART OF A PERMANENT DISPLAY ABOUT THE SINKHOLE. Return to index of stories...


S KOREA LEANING BUILDING-trxVOTOPS-WIPE


OFFICIALS IN SOUTH KOREA WORRY *THIS* BUILDING COULD TOPPLE ANY DAY NOW.

YOU CAN SEE HOW IT'S TILTING.

EXPERTS ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW IT HAPPENED.

CONSTRUCTION CREWS STARTED WORKING ON IT LAST AUGUST.

IN THE MEANTIME, THERE IS A BIG RESTRICTED AREA AROUND THE BUILDING IN CASE IT COLLAPSES. Return to index of stories...


OHIO BRIDGE DEMOLITION-VOTOPS


DEMOLITION CREWS JUST TOOK DOWN ONE OF OHIO'S TALLEST BRIDGES.

WORKERS SET OFF EXPLOSIVES TO DESTROY THE JEREMIAH MORROW BRIDGE IN WAYNESVILLE, YESTERDAY.

THERE'S A NEW BRIDGE WITH WIDER LANES AND EMERGENCY MEDIANS. Return to index of stories...


RED WINE HEALTH-VO-WIPE


RED WINE HAS BEEN HAILED AS A HEART-HEALTHY DRINK. BUT IN A NEW STUDY, FAILED TO SHOW ANY BENEFIT.

RESEARCHERS AT JOHNS HOPKINS FOLLOWED NEARLY 800 OLDER ADULTS IN ITALY FOR 9 YEARS.

THEY FOUND -NO- LINK BETWEEN CONCENTRATIONS OF THE KEY RED WINE ANTIOXIDANT -- CALLED RESVERATROL -- IN THE PARTICIPANTS' BODIES. AND A REDUCED RISK FOR CANCER, HEART DISEASE OR EARLY DEATH.

WE TALKED TO OUTSIDE EXPERTS WHO SAY THERE ARE PLENTY OF OTHER STUDIES THAT FOUND THE OPPOSITE. Return to index of stories...


RED WINE HEALTH-SOTVO


"Grapes, dark chocolate, red wine, some berries -- still really healthy for us, still good for us, so if you're taking it in already, go ahead and continue until we have larger scale studies with more participants."

EXPERTS SAY RED WINE IS FINE IN MODERATION. BUT IT MANY NOT BE THE HEALTH BOOST MANY WERE HOPING. Return to index of stories...


OBESITY COUNSELING-VO


SOON MORE DOCTORS COULD REFER OBESE OR OVERWEIGHT ADULTS TO BEHAVIORAL COUNSELORS.

A NEW government REPORT RECOMMENDS DIET AND LIFESTYLE COUNSELING FOR OVERWEIGHT PEOPLE WITH AT LEAST ONE OTHER RISK FACTOR FOR HEART DISEASE OR STROKE.

THAT INCLUDES HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, CHOLESTEROL OR DIABETES.

EXPERTS SAY COUNSELING HELPS PEOPLE EAT BETTER AND EXERCISE MORE. Return to index of stories...


WASHINGTON MONUMENT REOPENING-VO-WIPE


THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT IS BACK OPEN.

AND TICKETS FOR TOURS ARE ALREADY BOOKED INTO JUNE.

IT'S BEEN CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC SINCE AN EARTHQUAKE DAMAGED IT NEARLY THREE YEARS AGO. Return to index of stories...


WASHINGTON MONUMENT REOPENING-(2)SOTVO


"It reaffirms our very democracy and the ideals of George Washington."

"But to me, it's also about celebrating the everyday heroes who may not have a monument, but who would make George Washington very proud of this country today."

IT COST 15 MILLION DOLLARS TO FIX THE MONUMENT.

A PHILANTHROPIST DONATED HALF OF THE MONEY. Return to index of stories...


1 MONTH TIL THE WORLD CUP-VO


THE WORLD CUP IN BRAZIL IS A MONTH AWAY, AND ORGANIZERS STILL HAVE A LOT OF WORK TO DO.

THE SOCCER TOURNAMENT STARTS JUNE 12TH.

CREWS ARE BEHIND ON SOME CONSTRUCTION JOBS, LIKE TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS, AND EVEN SOME STADIUMS.

OFFICIALS ARE ALSO WORRIED ABOUT POSSIBLE PROTESTS.

SOME PEOPLE ARE UPSET ABOUT ALL THE MONEY BEING SPENT ON THE WORLD CUP INSTEAD OF SOCIAL PROGRAMS. Return to index of stories...


AIRLINE PRICES-trxONCAM


AIRLINES WANT TO GO BACK TO THE OLD WAY THEY USED TO ADVERTISE PRICES.

A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MADE CARRIERS GIVE THE FULL FARE.

THAT INCLUDES FEES AND TAXES.

A BILL CURRENTLY IN CONGRESS WOULD LET THEM EMPHASIZE "BASE" AIRFARE IN ADS, AND HAVE THE "ADD ONS" IN SMALL PRINT. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2SHOT


A LEE COUNTY DOG OWNER SAYS SOMEONE STOLE HIS 10 PUPPIES.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT WE WE LEARNED ABOUT THE HOUSE FROM ANIMAL SERVICES TODAY.

AND ALL NEW AT SIX--

A LEE COUNTY MOM ACCUSED OF USING HER KID TO STEAL CREDIT CARDS, JUST LEARNED HER PUNISHMENT. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) PUPPIES STOLEN-VO


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AHEAD AT 6-BANNER


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A LITTER OF PUPPIES VANISHED FROM A LEE COUNTY MAN'S HOME.

NOW HE'S TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHO WOULD TAKE THEM.AND HOW THEY DID IT SO QUICKLY.

NBC2'S LINDSEY FRY SPOKE WITH THE OWNER TODAY, LINDSEY. Return to index of stories...


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BRANDON IRVING TELLS ME HE WAS GONE FOR JUST 10 MINUTES.

THE PUPPIES WERE LEFT ON THE BACK PORCH INSIDE THEIR CAGE.

WHEN HE CAME HOME THE PUPPIES AND CAGE WERE GONE. Return to index of stories...


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AN EMPTY DOG PIN AND TWO UNTOUCHED FOOD BOWLS. BRANDON IRVING SAYS THIS IS ALL THAT'S LEFT AFTER SOMEONE STOLE HIS TEN PIT BULL PUPPIES SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

SOT-brandon

It just makes me mad. It's crazy

IRVING SAYS, THE PUPPIES WERE LEFT INSIDE THEIR CAGE AT MIRAMAR DRIVE WHILE HE WENT TO PLAY BASKETBALL. HE WAS GONE TEN MINUTES, WHEN HIS FAMILY CAME TO THE COURT SAYING THE PUPPIES WERE GONE.

SOT-

I want them back

HE SAYS, SOMEONE MUST HAVE PUSHED OPEN THE GATE AND TAKEN THE PUPPIES.----AND WHILE IRVING CAN ONLY SPECULATE *WHY SOMEONE WOULD TAKE HIS DOGS--

SOT-IRVING

A cold hearted person--Somebody that doesn't really care about nothing.

LEE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES SAYS, THEY CAN ONLY REACT.

SOT-RIA BROWN

its just a sad situation.

BROWN SAYS, THEY DON'T TYPICALLY GET CALLS OF STOLEN PUPPIES. BUT WITH THE PUPPIES ONLY BEING SIX WEEKS OLD, BROWN SAYS SHE'S WORRIED ABOUT THEIR HEALTH.

SOT--BROWN

Oh that's really too young to be away from their mother. If you're selling Dogs you can't even sell turn toll they are 8 weeks old.

IN FACT, BROWN SAYS SHE'S FAMILIAR WITH THE DOG OWNERS.

SOT-brown

One call we receive towards the end of April that the puppies were being neglected. The officer found the puppies really just not to be clean. They had been laying in powder milk like the owners were assisting the mother feed the puppies. So, they needed baths.

BUT BROWN SAYS, NO ONE HAS A RIGHT TO STEAL SOMEONE'S DOGS---AND SHE HOPES WHOEVER HAS THEM IS TAKING GOOD CARE OF THEM. Return to index of stories...


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IF YOU FIND THE PUPPIES OR KNOW WHERE THEY ARE, BROWN SAYS, THEY CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT THE LEE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES. SHE SAYS, BECAUSE THEY ARE SO YOUNG IT'S IMPORTANT THAT THEY ARE BEING TAKEN CARE OF. LIVE IN THE STUDIO LINDSEY FRY NBV2. Return to index of stories...


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AT SIX A NEW 911 CALL SHEDS LIGHT ON WHY A MAN MAY HAVE DRIVEN HIS CAR INTO A NAPLES PUBLIX OVER THE WEEKEND.

AND IT ALL HAS TO DO WITH A BROKEN HEART.

PLUS, PEOPLE IN ONE CAPE CORAL NEIGHBORHOOD SAY THE DRUG PROBLEM WAS SO BAD THEY WERE SEEING DIRTY NEEDLES IN THE STREET.

TODAY, A BIG STEP IN CLEANING IT UP.

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