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HLA) BOAT SELLER-trx VOTOPS TEASE ONE-1-SHOT
HLB) DEADLY SHOOTING-trx VOTOPS TZ1 A) MARIJUANA BILL-SOT
HLC) CYBER BULLING-trx VOTOPS TZ1 B) PUSH FOR RECESS-VO
5PM OPEN-CLIP TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC
TOSS TO JOE-2SHOT, SS (2), E-AniBX MARKET CLOSE-CGTOPS
FMB BOAT SELLER-REM 1 ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP
FMB BOAT SELLER-trx PKG FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
FMB BOAT SELLER-REM 1 TOSS TO DAVE-trx SOTVO, OC
ARCADIA DEADLY SHOOTING-SS MARIJUANA BILL PETITION-PLASMA, VO in PLASMA
ARCADIA DEADLY SHOOTING-PKG MARIJUANA BILL PETITION-BNR-PKG
DUSTIN JAYE SENTENCED-VOPLASMA, SS MARIJUANA BILL PETITION-VOPLASMA
DUSTIN JAYE SENTENCED-PKG TEASE TO 6P STORY-BNR-VO
ALAN JOHNSON COURT-trx VOTOPS REDISTRICTING LAWSUIT-trx VO-WIPE
LEHMAN RESINSTATED-NATSVO-WIPE REDISTRICTING LAWSUIT-SOTVO
LEHMAN RESINSTATED-SOTVO TEASE TWO-2SHOT
TOSS TO ALEX-SOTVO, E-AniBX TZ2 A) PUSH FOR RECESS-SOTVO
ISLAND COAST CYBERBULLYING-REM 2 TZ2 B) drug fueled turf war-VOTOPS
ISLAND COAST CYBERBULLYING-PKG PUSH FOR RECESS-trx TC MON
ISLAND COAST CYBERBULLYING-SOTVO PUSH FOR RECESS-BNR-PKG
ISLAND COAST CYBERBULLYING-REM 2 NEW AT 530-BNR-2SHOT
FMB NOISY PLANES-VO A) DRUG TESTS FOR BONITA COUNCIL MEMBERS-SOTVO WIP
HARBORSIDE PROPOSAL-VO B) TEEN KIDNAPPING LIE-VOTOPS
EDISON CITY OF PALMS-trx VOTOPS B) TEEN KIDNAPPING LIE-SOTVO


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HLA) BOAT SELLER-trx VOTOPS


A FORT MYERS BEACH COUPLE SHOT AND KILLED ON THEIR BOAT --

TONIGHT -- ONLY NBC 2 TALKED TO A MAN WHO SAYS HE WAS HELPING THEM HIDE FROM THE ACCUSED KILLER. Return to index of stories...


HLB) DEADLY SHOOTING-trx VOTOPS


WITNESSES SAY HE JUST NEEDED A RIDE - AND THAT RIDE COST HIM HIS LIFE!

NBC 2 UNCOVERS NEW INFORMATION ABOUT TWO COUSINS SHOT IN ARCADIA. Return to index of stories...


HLC) CYBER BULLING-trx VOTOPS


PLUS.STUDENTS AT A CAPE CORAL HIGH SCHOOL TOOK A PICTURE OF A BOY GOING TO THE BATHROOM AND POSTED IT ONLINE.

HIS MOM THINKS THOSE RESPONSIBLE SHOULD BE CHARGED WITH VOYEURISM. Return to index of stories...


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TOSS TO JOE-2SHOT, SS (2), E-AniBX


TONIGHT NBC2 UNCOVERS HOW LAST WEEK'S VICTIMS OF A DOUBLE MURDER ON FORT MYERS BEACH WERE LIVING IN FEAR.

MARILYN SPIEGEL AND HARRY CARLIP WERE GUNNED DOWN ON THEIR BOAT -- JUST TWO DAYS BEFORE THEIR WEDDING.

SPIEGEL'S EX-HUSBAND -- MICHAEL -- IS ACCUSED OF SHOWING UP AND KILLING THEM ON THE SPOT.

TODAY - NBC 2S JOE ROETZ SPOKE EXCLUSIVELY TO THE FORMER OWNER OF THAT BOAT -- WHO SAYS HE TRIED TO HELP THE COUPLE HIDE. Return to index of stories...


FMB BOAT SELLER-REM 1


-- MIKE MAY TELLS ME HE TOOK THE COUPLE TO A NUMBER OF MARINAS LIKE SALTY SAMS HERE --

BUT THEY WERE ALWAYS ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THE MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING THEM.

-- ONE THING HE DIDN'T KNOW WAS JUST HOW MUCH DANGER THEY WERE IN. Return to index of stories...


FMB BOAT SELLER-trx PKG


Mike may is a life long boat lover.

Take sot

Mike may

Alva

3 seconds

Been on boats all my life.

The alva homeowner fixes up boats and sells them-

One of his more recent customers-

Marilyn Spiegal and Harry Carlip.

Take sot

4:48-54

May

Great couple - very happy and doing what they wanna do.

They quickly struck up a friendship after the couple two bought the

Bella Mar from him last year -- preparing for a new life together.

But as Spiegal helped the couple hunt for a place to dock their

houseboat til June- he noticed how nervous they were about Spiegel's

exhusband Michael.

Take sot

3:07-12

They had some nasty run ins before and wanted to avoid him.

The story took a tragic turn late last week

Nats--

This was the scene after deputies say 70 year old Michael Spiegel

boarded the Couple's Bella Mar boat at salty SAMs marina south of

matanzas pass.

There he allegedly shot both of them to death- then tried to burn the boat.

Deputies caught up with him close by.

Take sot

356-58

They were definitely trying to avoid this guy.

May says the couple would always ask him to keep an eye out for their

alleged killer's boat- so they could stay one step ahead.

Looking back- he wishes there was more he could've done.

Take sot

4/23-32

Now that I know he was in the fort Myers yacht basin I could've

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FMB BOAT SELLER-REM 1


THE COUPLE HAD PLANNED TO BE MARRIED THIS PAST WEEKEND.

INSTEAD -- SPIEGAL'S FUNERAL IS SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, AND THE NAVY WILL BURY CARLIP AT SEA.

LIVE IN FORT MYERS BEACH, JOE ROETZ, NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


ARCADIA DEADLY SHOOTING-SS


TONIGHT, WE'RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE TEENS SHOT LAST WEEK IN ARCADIA -- IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DAY.

15-YEAR-OLD MELVIN HEARNS WAS SHOT AND KILLED --

HIS COUSIN -- 19-YEAR-OLD DEANDRE WILLIAMS -- WAS SHOT IN THE LEGS - AND IS RECOVERING.

NBC-2'S LUCAS SEILER TALKED WITH WITNESSES -- WHO SAY MELVIN WAS JUST TRYING TO GET A RIDE - INSTEAD, HIS LIFE WAS CUT SHORT. Return to index of stories...


ARCADIA DEADLY SHOOTING-PKG


TRT 1:16

:36-:42 Larry Graham, Shooting witness

:43-:49 Dr. Christina Britton, Assistant Superintendent DeSoto Schools

INVESTIGATORS CALL IT A SENSELESS SHOOTING --

AND THIS NORMALLY QUIET COMMUNITY IS STILL RATTLED.

Larry Graham, Shooting witness "I got up and heard a boom, boom, boom."

GUNSHOTS SNAPPED LARRY GRAHAM TO ATTENTION - MOMENTS LATER, THE SCENE OF A SHOOTING WOULD WIND UP IN HIS OWN YARD LAST FRIDAY.

Larry Graham, Shooting witness "I run out the door… I guess the guy that was driving the little blue car ran out over control."

GRAHAM SAYS SCREAMING AND SIRENS FOLLOWED IN THE MOMENTS AFTER THE CRASH.

THIS BOY - 15-YEAR-MELVIN HEARNS WOULD LATER DIE AT THE HOSPITAL. HIS COUSIN, DEANDRE WILLIAMS - IS RECOVERING FROM GUN SHOTS TO HIS LEGS. THE DRIVER OF THEIR VEHICLE, 22-YEAR-OLD STEVEN WILLIAMS DID NOT SUFFER INJURY.

Larry Graham, Shooting witness "A young boy… he was just getting an innocent ride, dropping him off somewhere and he got shot in the process of going wherever he had to go."

Dr. Christina Britton, Assistant Superintendent DeSoto Schools "Our guidance counselors knew they had a situation on their hands as soon as students came into the office."

MELVIN ATTENDED DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL AND WAS ALSO ENROLLED IN DESOTO CONNECTIONS, AN ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM.

GRIEF COUNSELORS HAVE BEEN AT DESOTO MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL WHERE WE'RE TOLD MELVIN HAD MANY FRIENDS.

Dr. Christina Britton, Assistant Superintendent DeSoto Schools "Our hearts go out to the family… it's a tragedy for anything like this to happen to anyone so young."

INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING FOR A BLUE OR BLACK CHEVY IMPALA - IT'S UNCLEAR HOW MANY PEOPLE THEY THINK ARE INVOLVED.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION, CALL THE DESOTO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - IN ARCADIA, LS, NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


DUSTIN JAYE SENTENCED-VOPLASMA, SS


LIFE IN PRISON.

THAT'S THE PUNISHMENT FOR THE MAN WHO BRUTALLY KILLED A WOMAN IN HER THREE OAKS HOME.

TODAY RELATIVES OF VICTIM DEBBIE STRIANO SPOKE IN COURT--

AND THE JUDGE GAVE A SCATHING REPRIMAND TO THE KILLER -- DUSTIN JAYE.

NBC2'S MATT WRIGHT TAKES US INSIDE THE COURT ROOM. Return to index of stories...


DUSTIN JAYE SENTENCED-PKG


KEEPING ALIVE MEMORIES OF DEBBIE STRIANO --

WHILE CONFRONTING HER KILLER --

TODAY HER NIECE SPOKE OUT.

IN THE SUMMER OF 2012--

DUSTIN JAYE AND HIS UNCLE BILLY RETHEFORD BROKE INTO DEBRA STRIANO'S HOME.

STOLE CASH.

AND SLIT HER THROAT.

THEY STABBED STRIANO'S DOG.

DEPUTIES SHOT AND KILLED RETHERFORD DURING A CONFRONTATION WEEKS LATER.

AT HIS SENTENCING, JAYE SAID LITTLE TO COMFORT THE FAMILY HE TORE APART.

BUT JUDGE J FRANK PORTER DELIVERED A STERN MESSAGE --

HE CALLED JAYE'S ACTIONS HORRIFIC --

THEN SENTENCED JAYE TO LIFE IN PRISON WITH NO CHANCE OF PAROLE.

STRIANO'S NIECE SAYS IT BRINGS JUSTICE AND CLOSURE.

IN LEE COUNTY MATT WRIGHT NBC2. Return to index of stories...


ALAN JOHNSON COURT-trx VOTOPS


A HORRIFIC CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CASE OUT OF NORTH FORT MYERS CAME TO AN END TODAY.

A JUDGE SENTENCED ALAN JOHNSON AND JENNIFER SPARKS TO 30-YEARS IN PRISON ON MOLESTATION CHARGES.

SPARKS CHANGED HER PLEA TO GUILTY.

THE COUPLE LEFT A CELL PHONE WITH PICTURES OF THEM SEXUALLY ABUSING A 4-YEAR OLD GIRL IN A WAL-MART SHOPPING CART.

BOTH WERE ALSO CONVICTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


LEHMAN RESINSTATED-NATSVO-WIPE


AN NBC2 UPDATE NOW.

A FORT MYERS POLICE OFFICER, FIRED FOR EXCESSIVE FORCE -- GOT HIS JOB BACK TODAY.

Nats of Fight

DASHCAM VIDEO FROM FEBRUARY 20-13 SHOWS OFFICER TREVOR LEHMAN HITTING A SUSPECT IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD DURING AN ARREST.

AS A RESULT -- HE LOST HIS JOB.

BUT THIS AFTERNOON -- NBC 2 LEARNED AN ARBITRATOR RULED LEHMAN SHOULD BE RE-INSTATED.

SOMETHING HIS UNION IS CELEBRATING. Return to index of stories...


LEHMAN RESINSTATED-SOTVO


56-1:03 and 1:07 to 1:14

He was fired for doing his job. the chief made a decision that was unjust. It was overturned by an arbitrator/ The fact still remains, officers should not be in fear of coming to work and doing their job."

LEHMAN WILL RECEIVE FULL BACK PAY AND BENEFITS. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO ALEX-SOTVO, E-AniBX


AN ISLAND COAST HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WAS EXPOSED FOR THE WORLD TO SEE.

23:21-23:32 "Nauseated and shaken and just speechless."

INVESTIGATORS SAY CLASSMATES TOOK A PICTURE OF THE TEEN INSIDE A BATHROOM AN POSTED IT ONLINE --

NBC 2'S ALEX DE ARMAS TALKED WITH THE BOY'S MOM -- WHO SAYS THOSE STUDENTS NEED TO BE PUNISHED. Return to index of stories...


ISLAND COAST CYBERBULLYING-REM 2


THE BOY IS IN 10th GRADE AND HIS MOM TELLS ME IT ALL HAPPENED IN A BATHROOM STALL BEHIND ME- AT ISLAND COAST HIGH SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


ISLAND COAST CYBERBULLYING-PKG


THE 16 YEAR'S MOM TELLS NBC2 HER SON WAS USING THE BATHROOM WHEN ANOTHER STUDENT SHOT A VIDEO OF HIM-- IT SHOWS HIS GENITALS.

THE BOY'S MOM SAYS THE STUDENT THEN SHARED IT ON AN APP CALLED SNAP CHAT-- WHERE THE VIDEO DISAPPEARS ONCE SOMEONE SEES IS.

THE PARENTS SAY A SECOND STUDENT TOOK A STILL IMAGE FROM THE VIDEO AND POSTED IT ON TWITTER-- THEN THEY CLAIM A THIRD STUDENT RE-POSTED IT.

Jill Shapiro, Boy's mother

22:02-22:17 "At first it was shocking because when my daughter first handed it to me I looked at it quickly and I was taken a back because why is she sharing with me this picture and the I realized, that's my son. "

NBC2 REACHED OUT TO THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT-- THEY TELL US THIS ISSUE WAS ADDRESSED BUT CANT TELL US WHAT DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS WERE TAKEN.

NBC2 TOOK A CLOSE LOOK AT THE DISTRICTS POLICY -- IT DOES NOT DESCRIBE THIS AS A CASE OF BULLYING-- BECAUSE ITS THE FIRST TIME THIS HAPPENED.

THERE HAS TO BE MORE THAN ONE INCIDENT FOR THE TERM BULLING TO BE APPLIED.

THE BOYS MOTHER IS OUTRAGED AND HOPES THE BOY WHO STARTED THIS IS CHARGED WITH VOYEURISM. Return to index of stories...


ISLAND COAST CYBERBULLYING-SOTVO


Jill Shapiro, Boy's mother

22:02-22:17 "At first it was shocking because when my daughter first handed it to me I looked at it quickly and I was taken a back because why is she sharing with me this picture and the I realized, that's my son. "

NBC2 REACHED OUT TO THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT-- THEY TELL US THIS ISSUE WAS ADDRESSED BUT CANT TELL US WHAT DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS WERE TAKEN.

NBC2 TOOK A CLOSE LOOK AT THE DISTRICTS POLICY -- IT DOES NOT DESCRIBE THIS AS A CASE OF BULLYING-- BECAUSE ITS THE FIRST TIME THIS HAPPENED.

THERE HAS TO BE MORE THAN ONE INCIDENT FOR THE TERM BULLING TO BE APPLIED.

THE BOYS MOTHER IS OUTRAGED AND HOPES THE BOY WHO STARTED THIS IS CHARGED WITH VOYEURISM. Return to index of stories...


ISLAND COAST CYBERBULLYING-REM 2


THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE IS STILL INVESTIGATING.

WE ARE TOLD DEPUTIES HAVE NOT MADE ANY DETERMINATION ON THE CASE-- THEY ARE STILL REVIEWING EVIDENCE.

COMING UP AT 6 --

NBC2 TALKS EXCLUSIVELY WITH THE BOY WHO SAYS HE DIDNT EVEN KNOW HIS PICTURE WAS ON SOCIAL MEDIA UNTIL HIS PARENTS TOLD HIM

LIVE IN THE CAPE, ALEX DE ARMAS, NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


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HARBORSIDE PROPOSAL-VO


TOMORROW, LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ARE SET TO TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT TWO BIG DEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS.

THE FIRST HAS TO DO WITH HARBORSIDE EVENT CENTER IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

COMMISSIONERS WILL DECIDE IF THEY WANT TO CONTRIBUTE 400-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR FOR RENOVATIONS.

EVEN IF THE CITY FAILS TO ATTRACT A HOTEL DEVELOPER -- THE AGREEMENT WOULD GO FORWARD. Return to index of stories...


EDISON CITY OF PALMS-trx VOTOPS


THE SECOND PROPOSAL WOULD HAVE EDISON STATE COLLEGE USE THE CITY OF PALMS PARK.

THE SCHOOL WANTS TO RENT THE VACANT BASEBALL STADIUM FOR 24-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR.

AS PART OF THE 10-YEAR CONTRACT -- THE SCHOOL WOULD ALSO HAVE TO PAY FOR ANY PARK UPGRADES. Return to index of stories...


CLICK IT OR TICKET-VO


MAKE SURE YOU ARE BUCKLED UP!

POLICE KICKED OFF A "CLICK IT OR TICKET" CAMPAIGN TODAY -- LOOKING FOR DRIVERS BREAKING THE LAW.

IT'S ALL PART OF A NATIONWIDE CRACKDOWN -- TO SAVE LIVES.

WE SAW A FEW DRIVERS GET TICKETS TODAY AT A CHECKPOINT IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

THE SAFETY CAMPAIGN RUNS THROUGH JUNE 1ST. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-1-SHOT


TONIGHT --

ONLY ON NBC 2 --

LEE COUNTY SHERIFF MIKE SCOTT WEIGHS IN THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA DEBATE

AND WHAT HE HAS TO SAY MAY SURPRISE YOU.

" 13:18:42 I'm not prepared to go out and lead a parade of doom and gloom if medical marijuana passes. 13:19:45"

PLUS --

SOME LEE COUNTY PARENTS PUSH THE SCHOOL DISTRICT TO BRING BACK RECESS!

WHY THEY SAY KIDS NEED "PLAYTIME" TO DO BETTER IN THE CLASSROOM. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) MARIJUANA BILL-SOT


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TZ1 B) PUSH FOR RECESS-VO


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TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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MARKET CLOSE-CGTOPS


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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.

"More sun and warmth"

We are coming off of a weekend which featured spectacular weather with cool mornings and warm afternoons. As we progress through the week, temperatures will get a bit of a boost along with higher humidity values.

Plenty of sunshine will fill our skies through the late afternoon hours, with just a few fair weather clouds that have moved in from the east. Daytime temperatures have climbed into the upper 80s area wide with readings near 90° inland, while the coast has stayed slightly cooler. Winds will remain breezy through the late day hours with gusts near 20-25 mph.

As we head into the evening hours, mainly clear skies will persist and temperatures will settle into the upper 70s just after sunset. Quiet weather will return once again tonight with temperatures slowly falling into the middle 60s by morning as the winds subside.

As high pressure remains the dominant feature in our forecast, not much will change as we head into Tuesday and beyond. Expect mostly skies tomorrow afternoon with a breeze out of the east. Daytime highs will top out in the upper 80s to lower 90s, with lows in the middle to upper 60s. Winds will become more southeasterly by mid week and as a result, our humidity values will begin to creep back up. A mainly dry pattern will hold through the end of the work week with afternoon highs reaching the lower 90s.

Overall, the upcoming weekend looks to be in good shape. We'll see just a few more clouds and a couple of spotty showers by Sunday. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO DAVE-trx SOTVO, OC


Sheriff Mike Scott/Lee County Sheriff's Dept.

13:18:42-

"I'm not prepared to go out and lead a parade of doom and gloom if medical marijuana passes."

TONIGHT -- AN NBC-2 EXCLUSIVE.

LEE COUNTY SHERIFF MIKE SCOTT SPEAKS OUT FOR THE FIRST TIME ON FLORIDA'S MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT.

VOTERS WILL DECIDE THE ISSUE IN NOVEMBER.

THE SHERIFF WENT FURTHER THAN MOST REPUBLICAN LEADERS HAVE BEEN WILLING TO GO ON THE HOT BUTTON TOPIC.

NBC-2 CHIEF POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT DAVE ELIAS JOINS US WITH A CLOSER LOOK Return to index of stories...


MARIJUANA BILL PETITION-PLASMA, VO in PLASMA


JUST TO BE CLEAR --

SHERIFF MIKE SCOTT SUPPORTS THE FLORIDA SHERIFF'S ASSOCATION; A GROUP OPPOSED TO LEGALIZING MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

AT THE SAME TIME -- THE SHERIFF SAYS JUST SAYING NO MAY BE A BIT SHORT-SIGHTED. Return to index of stories...


MARIJUANA BILL PETITION-BNR-PKG


01:44 On Amendment 2 the devil is in the details.

THIS NEW VIDEO, PART OF THE VOTE NO ON 2 CAMPAIGN, IS BEING CALLED PROPOGANDA BY SOME.

anthony Cincotti/Cape Coral / 06:25:48 The people of Florida just don't agree with the refer madness hysteria that is spoon fed to us for generations. 06:25:52

ANTHONY CINCOTTI LIVED IN NEVADA WHERE MEDICAL MARIJUANA IS LEGAL.

NOW IN CAPE CORAL HE CAN NO LONGER USE IT FOR HIS BACK INJURY WITHOUT BREAKING THE LAW.

06:20:08 I'm trapped between a rock and a hard place. Sure I can go back to taking pharmacutical medications like tic tacs but who wants to do that. 06:20;15

IF AMENDMENT 2 PASSES CONCOTTI AND OTHERS COULD LEGALLY USE MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN FLORIDA.

promo / :38 They say they just want to help the sick but that's not the whole story. :42

THE CAMPAIGN IS MADE UP OF ATTORNEYS, BUSINESS LEADERS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT.

NATS

BUT NOT ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT SEEMS TO BE BUYING IT.

scott / 13:17:48 To automatically dismiss marijuana because there is a stigma attached to it, because it's always been illegal I think is the stigma, I think is a little short sided. 13:18:00

SHERIFF MIKE SCOTT AND 66 OTHER SHERIFFS OFFICIALLY OPPOSE AMENDMENT 2

SCOTT HOWEVER SEEMS TO BE BREAKING RANKS AND IS AT LEAST OPEN TO THE IDEA.

scott / 13:18:37 I think prohibition taught us a pretty strong lesson. 13;18: 40

ALTHOUGH VOTE NO ON 2 FEARS, IF LEGALIZED, POT SHOPS COULD POP UP ON EVERY STREET CORNER.

Scott / 13:18:41 We have things popping up in the way of 7-Elevens, ABC's selling alcohol which was also illegal at one point. You'll note with that.the black market went away there are no shoot outs occuring here in the streets over a bottle of beer, wine or rum. 13:18:55

AN ISSUE SCOTT SAYS VOTERS WILL ULTIMATELY DECIDE. Return to index of stories...


MARIJUANA BILL PETITION-VOPLASMA


THE SHERIFF ALSO SAYS HE DOESN'T SEE ANY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MARIJUANA AND ANY OTHER DRUG BEING USED BY DOCTORS, HOSPITALS OR PHARMACIES.

BUT AGAIN IT IS IMPORTANT TO NOTE --

THE SHERIFF DOES OPPOSE LEGALIZING MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

BY THE WAY MOST POLLS SHOW 9 OUT OF 10 FLORIDA VOTERS APPROVE MEDICAL MARIJUANA USE.

LIVE IN THE STUDIO, DAVE ELIAS NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TO 6P STORY-BNR-VO


AFTER DESPERATE PLEAS FROM PARENTS --

FLORIDA LAWMAKERS PASSED A BILL THIS MONTH THAT WOULD ALLOW PEOPLE WITH SEIZURES TO TAKE A SPECIAL LIQUID FORM OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

ALL NEW AT 6 -- WE'LL SHARE THE STORY OF HOW FAR ONE NAPLES FAMILY WENT TO GET THAT HELP FOR THEIR SON. Return to index of stories...


REDISTRICTING LAWSUIT-trx VO-WIPE


TESTIMONY IS UNDERWAY TODAY IN THE BATTLE OVER NEW POLITICAL LINES.

THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS AND OTHER GROUPS FILED A LAWSUIT - CLAIMING THAT TWO YEARS AGO THE REPUBLICAN-CONTROLLED LEGISLATURE VIOLATED THE FAIR DISTRICTS AMENDMENT.

THE SUIT ACCUSES LAWMAKERS OF DRAWING NEW MAPS THAT WERE DESIGNED TO MAINTAIN THE G-O-P MAJORITY. Return to index of stories...


REDISTRICTING LAWSUIT-SOTVO


Dierdre Macnab, President, League of Women Voters of Florida

"I'm going to let the proceedings play out in the courtroom today, and not make any comment on what we are seeing today, but we have a very high level of confidence obviously in the judicial system"

THE TRIAL IS HAPPENING IN LEON COUNTY.

IF THE JUDGE AGREES WITH THE LAWSUIT -- HE COULD ORDER SOME OR ALL OF FLORIDA'S CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS REDRAWN. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2SHOT


SOME LEE COUNTY PARENTS SAY KIDS NEED MORE TIME ON THE PLAYGROUND.

Jenni Ramirez, homeschools children

10:40:40-

"Their brains can only take so much in for a certain period of time."

NBC 2 TAKES A CLOSER LOOK AT THE PUSH TO BRING BACK RECESS AND HOW YOU CAN JOIN THE FIGHT.

THEN, ALL NEW AT 6 --

THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF CALLS A STRING OF DEADLY SHOOTINGS, THE RESULT OF A DRUG-FUELED TURF WAR.

TONIGHT - WE QUESTION LAW ENFORCEMENT ABOUT THEIR PLANS TO CRACKDOWN ON CRIME. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) PUSH FOR RECESS-SOTVO


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TZ2 B) drug fueled turf war-VOTOPS


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PUSH FOR RECESS-trx TC MON


RUNNING AROUND THE PLAYGROUND --

SWINGING ON SWINGS --

PLAYING WITH FRIENDS.

SOME LEE COUNTY PARENTS ARE WORRIED RECESS NEEDS MORE ATTENTION - AND NOW, AS NBC 2'S CHARLIE KEEGAN SHOWS US, THOSE PARENTS HAVE STARTED A PETITION TO MAKE SURE IT STAYS IN SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


PUSH FOR RECESS-BNR-PKG


Nats-

THE SIGNATURES STARTED ON THURSDAY - NOW LORI FAYHEE HAS MORE THAN 300.

Lori Fayhee, Parent

10:53:02 we need to give kids a break so absorb info

HER FIFTH GRADE SON DOESN'T GET RECESS - AND FAYHEE LEARNED LOTS OF OTHER SCHOOLS DON'T OFFER RECESS REGULARLY.

SHE TEAMED UP WITH OTHER PARENTS TO PETITION THE SCHOOL BOARD TO SCHEDULE AT LEAST 20 MINUTES A DAY FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS.

Lori Fayhee, Parent

10:49:47 research has shown that they have better focus if they're allowed to have a little downtime to run around, blow of steam and have fun. 10:49:55

SHE CLAIMS RECESS WOULD HELP FIGHT OBESITY - BAD BEHAVIOR AND SHORT ATTENTION SPANS.

Jenni Ramirez, Parent

10:40:40 their brains can only take so much in for a certain period of time 10:40:46

JENNI RAMIREZ AGREES. SHE HOMESCHOOLS HER CHILDREN - BUT BACKS THIS PETITION FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS - SAYING SHE ALWAYS GIVES HER CHILDREN TIME TO PLAY.

Jenni Ramirez, Parent

10:42:35 they're children, it's part of childhood

KATHLEEN JASPER SAYS UNFORTUNATELY RECESS ISN'T A PRIORITY ANYMORE.

SHE LEFT HER POST AS THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AT ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL THIS YEAR TO CHANGE HOW MUCH EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON TESTING.

Kathleen Jasper, ConversationED

10:58:54 really the district needs to make a decision and say we're not going to have this much testing so we can focus on other things that are just as important to student development. 10:59:02

FLORIDA LAW REQUIRES STUDENTS GET TWO AND A HALF HOURS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY - NOT NECESSARILY RECESS - AT SCHOOL EVERY WEEK.

PARENTS WILL PRESENT THEIR PETITION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD TOMORROW.

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


NEW AT 530-BNR-2SHOT


A FIRST-OF ITS-KIND PUSH IN ONE LOCAL CITY TO DRUG TEST ELECTED OFFICIALS.

22:55:20 "Should have been something right from the get go!"

TODAY WE MET WITH THE CITY COUNCIL MEMBER WHO THOUGHT OF THE IDEA.

WAIT UNTIL YOU HEAR HOW OFTEN HE AND HIS COLLEAGUES WOULD BE TESTED.

PLUS: WE'RE HEARING FROM AN ANNOYED NEIGHBORS, AFTER DEPUTIES SAY A GIRL IN THEIR COMMUNITY LIED ABOUT BEING ABDUCTED.

It's uncalled for. I think the little girl needs a lesson taught to her.

AGAIN, SHE WAS NEVER KIDNAPPED.

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A) DRUG TESTS FOR BONITA COUNCIL MEMBERS-SOTVO WIP


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B) TEEN KIDNAPPING LIE-VOTOPS


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B) TEEN KIDNAPPING LIE-SOTVO


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