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DIRECTORS PAGE TZ1 A) PUNTA GORDA CANAL
HLA TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC
HLB MARKET CLOSE-CGTOPS
HLC T2D: BLUEGRASS BREW-CGTOPS
5PM OPEN-CLIP T2D: MILITARY FREE CONSERVANCY-CGTOPS
FIRST WEATHER-STC T2D: NAPLES ZOO FREE-CGTOPS
FRED COOPER COURT-PKG T2D: TRIBUTE TO HEROES-VIDBXTOPS
TOSS TO DAVE-VO in PLASMA-LIVE ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP
DEAD COWS FOLO-PKG FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
CCI INVESTIGATION UPDATE PUNTA GORDA CANAL-trx TBA
ALVA ROLLOVER UPDATE-trx VOTOPS, SS PUNTA GORDA CANAL-BNR-PKG
LEE DRILLING PERMIT-trx OC FL BUCKLE UP-VO-WIPE
BAYSHORE FIRE ASSESSMENT-TBA FL BUCKLE UP-SOTVO
BAYSHORE FIRE ASSESSMENT-PKG NAPLES BEAR TRASH-trx VOTOPS
FCAT RESULTS-VO, BNR TEASE TWO-2SHOT
PUPPY MILL ADOPTIONS-VO, SS TZ2 A) VIRTUAL SCHOOLS
COLD WATER CHALLENGE-OC TZ2 B) NEW AT 6 TEASE-VOTOPS
COLD WATER CHALLENGE-PKG VIRTUAL SCHOOLS-trx TC MON
CAPE CARDBOARD BOATS-VO-WIPE VIRTUAL SCHOOLS-BNR-PKG
CAPE CARDBOARD BOATS-SOTVO NEW AT 530-BNR-2SHOT
TEASE ONE-2SHOT  


DIRECTORS PAGE


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HLC


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5PM OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST WEATHER-STC


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FRED COOPER COURT-PKG


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TOSS TO DAVE-VO in PLASMA-LIVE


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DEAD COWS FOLO-PKG


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CCI INVESTIGATION UPDATE


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ALVA ROLLOVER UPDATE-trx VOTOPS, SS


FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAY A WOMAN WAS DRUNK WHEN SHE CRASHED AND ROLLED HER CAR IN ALVA.

IT'S AN UPDATE TO A STORY NBC 2 FIRST BROKE THIS MORNING.

TROOPERS TELL US 30-YEAR OLD BRITTAN HEAD WAS DRIVING ON NORTH RIVER ROAD AROUND 3 O'CLOCK -- WHEN SHE HIT A PALM TREE AND A POWER POLE HEAD-ON AND THEN, FLIPPED HER CAR.

EMERGENCY CREWS HAD TO USE THE JAWS OF LIFE TO GET HER OUT. Return to index of stories...


LEE DRILLING PERMIT-trx OC


A BONITA SPRINGS OIL COMPANY APPLIED FOR A PERMIT TO DRILL FOR OIL IN EASTERN LEE COUNTY.

THE PLAN IS TO DRILL IN AN ORANGE GROVE -- LESS THAN A MILE FROM CORKSCREW REGIONAL ECOSYSTEM WATERSHED LANDS.

TREND EXPLORATION SAYS IT WILL TO DRILL VERTICALLY TO 12-THOUSAND FEET AND WON'T USE ANY CONTROVERSIAL TECHNIQUES -- LIKE HYDRAULIC FRACTURING. Return to index of stories...


BAYSHORE FIRE ASSESSMENT-TBA


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FCAT RESULTS-VO, BNR


THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDCUATION RELEASED THE FIRST BATCH OF F-CAT SCORES TODAY.

LEE COUNTY SCORES SAW DECLINES ACROSS THE BOARD --

BUT THE DISTRICT SAYS 3RD GRADE MATH AND READING SCORES WERE AMONG THE HIGHEST -- WHEN COMPARED TO OTHER LARGE COUNTIES IN THE STATE.

IN COLLIER COUNTY --

8TH AND 10TH GRADERS WRITING SCORES IMPROVED --

4TH GRADE SCORES DROPPED --

AND 3RD GRADE REMAINED STEADY.

TO CHECK OUT THE COMPLETE LIST OF SCORES --

WE'VE MADE IT EASY -- JUST GO TO NBC DASH-2 DOT-COM AND CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


PUPPY MILL ADOPTIONS-VO, SS


DOZENS OF DOGS AND PUPPIES -- RESCUED FROM AN ARCADIA PUPPY MILL -- WERE PUT UP FOR ADOPTION TODAY.

SOME OF THE ANIMALS HAD EYE PROBLEMS AND FLEAS AND NEEDED A LOT OF CARE.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED TWO PEOPLE FOR NOT HAVING A BREEDER'S LICENSE.

THE 56 DOGS RESCUED WERE POMERANIANS, HUSKIES AND AUSTRALIAN SHEPARDS.

WHEN WE STOPPED BY DESOTO COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL THIS AFTERNOON -- PEOPLE WERE LINED OUT THE DOOR. Return to index of stories...


COLD WATER CHALLENGE-OC


IT'S A BONE CHILLING TREND MAKING ITS WAY TO OUR LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS --

ALL TO RAISE BIG BUCKS FOR CHARITY.

NBC 2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK BRINGS US THE STORY FROM SANIBEL ISLAND. Return to index of stories...


COLD WATER CHALLENGE-PKG


VIDEOS LIKE THIS ARE CIRCULATING AROUND FACEBOOK AND YOUTUBE.

MORE YOUTUBE VIDEO

THE BONE CHILLING TREND, WHICH STARTED IN A CHICAGO FIRE STATION, HAS MADE ITS WAY NATIONWIDE AND TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA --

MORE DUNKING VIDEO

FIRE FIGHTERS DUNKING IN ICY COLD WATER RAISING MONEY FOR THEIR CHARITIES.

WE FOUND VIDEOS ONLINE FROM STATIONS IN THE NORTHEAST TO FORT MYERS

SHORES, TICE AND SANIBEL.

JOHN REITENBACH

SANIBEL FIREFIGHTER

"With the brotherhood that we have here at the fire service and around

the country it's been, the response has been phenomenal.

THE RULES ARE SIMPLE -- IF YOU GET CALLED OUT YOU HAVE AN OPTION, JUMP INTO A COLD BODY OF WATER OF YOUR CHOICE AND PAY 10 OR 20 DOLLARS --

OR DECIDE AGAINST TAKING THE PLUNGE AND PAY UP $100-PLUS DOLLARS.

ROBERT WILKINS

"It's a great way to give back and give money to charities."

SO MUCH SO -- THAT FIREFIGHTER ROB WILKINS IS TAKING THE COLD WATER CHALLENGE TWICE TO RAISE MONEY FOR HIS CHARITY, THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT.

"Wooooh it's cold!"

WE'LL TAKE HIS WORD FOR IT.

ON SANIBEL ISLAND, DANIELLE KOLENIAK, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CARDBOARD BOATS-VO-WIPE


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CAPE CARDBOARD BOATS-SOTVO


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TEASE ONE-2SHOT


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TZ1 A) PUNTA GORDA CANAL


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TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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MARKET CLOSE-CGTOPS


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T2D: BLUEGRASS BREW-CGTOPS


IT'S THE START OF MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND --

AND THERE'S PLENTY OF EVENTS HAPPENING AROUND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

TOMORROW IS THE BLUEGRASS BREW AT MATANZAS ON THE BAY IN FORT MYERS.

THERE WILL BE LIVE MUSIC AND BARBEQUE.

ALL OF THE MONEY RAISED BENEFITS OPERATION OPEN ARMS -- DEDICATED TO PTSD TREATMENT FOR VETERANS. Return to index of stories...


T2D: MILITARY FREE CONSERVANCY-CGTOPS


THE CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IN NAPLES IS ALSO HONORING VETERANS THIS WEEKEND.

ALL ACTIVE AND RETIRED MILITARY GET IN FREE THROUGH MONDAY.

YOU CAN TAKE THE FAMILY TO MEET BETSY -- THE NEW LOGGERHEAD SEA TURTLE AND LIVE ANIMAL PRESENTATIONS.

A REMINDER -- THE CONSERVANCY IS CLOSED SUNDAY. Return to index of stories...


T2D: NAPLES ZOO FREE-CGTOPS


MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY AND KIDS ALSO GET IN FREE AT THE NAPLES ZOO THIS WEEKEND.

YOU CAN FEED THE GIRAFFES ---

AND CHECK OUT THE NEW GIANT ANTEATER. Return to index of stories...


T2D: TRIBUTE TO HEROES-VIDBXTOPS


AND ON SUNDAY -- IT'S "A TRIBUTE TO AMERICA'S HEROES" AT CENTENNIAL PARK IN FORT MYERS -- HOSTED BY NBC 2' CHIEF METEOROLOGIST AND NAVY VETERAN ROBERT VAN WINKLE.

THERE WILL BE A RIFLE SALUTE AND FLY OVER --

A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SYMPHONY

AND MUCH MORE.

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF EVENTS -- GO TO NBC DASH-2 DOT-COM AND CLICK ON "THINGS 2 DO." Return to index of stories...


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. Return to index of stories...


PUNTA GORDA CANAL-trx TBA


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PUNTA GORDA CANAL-BNR-PKG


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FL BUCKLE UP-VO-WIPE


MORE THAN 36-MILLION AMERICANS WILL HIT THE ROAD THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL WANTS TO MAKE SURE YOU STAY SAFE.

MORE TROOPERS WILL BE OUT ON THE HIGHWAY -- LOOKING FOR SPEEDERS, IMPAIRED DRIVERS AND THOSE WHO AREN'T BUCKLED UP. Return to index of stories...


FL BUCKLE UP-SOTVO


Lt. Jeff Frost/Florida Highway Patrol

"The safety belt is the most important safety feature your car has. We encourage everyone to use their safety belt and have all their passengers use their safety belt."

UNDER FLORIDA LAW --

EVERYONE IN THE FRONT SEAT NEEDS TO WEAR A SEAT BELT.

AND ANYONE UNDER 18 MUST BUCKLE UP -- NO MATTER WHERE THEY SIT. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES BEAR TRASH-trx VOTOPS


A BLACK BEAR CAUSED QUITE A MESS AT A HOME IN NAPLES.

ONE OF OUR VIEWERS POSTED THIS VIDEO TO THE NBC2 FACEBOOK PAGE TODAY.

YOU CAN SEE -- THE BEAR PICKING THROUGH A PILE OF TRASH --

THAT HE DUMPED FROM A GARBAGE CAN.

AFTER HE FOUND WHAT HE LIKED -- HE SIMPLY WALKED AWAY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2SHOT


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TZ2 A) VIRTUAL SCHOOLS


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TZ2 B) NEW AT 6 TEASE-VOTOPS


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VIRTUAL SCHOOLS-trx TC MON


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VIRTUAL SCHOOLS-BNR-PKG


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