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ANCHOR SUPERS I75 AIRPORT DIRECT CONNECT-SOTVO
KEY LIST TEASE THREE-2 SHOT
BREAKING NEWS OPEN-CLIP TZ3 A) ISLA VISTA MEMORIAL-VO
MARCO ISLAND ELECTRICITY OUTAGE-TRX-ONCAM TZ3 B) SAFE SUMMER SWIMMING-VOTOPS
CHEMICAL SMELL AT CCSO DISPATCH-TRX-VO DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS
TOSS TO ALEX-TRX-ONCAM OPEN 12:30-CLIP
ROBERT MOORE RELEASE-REMLIVE WEST POINT COMMENCEMENT SPEECH-VOWIPE
ROBERT MOORE RELEASE-VO WEST POINT COMMENCEMENT SPEECH-SOTVO
ROBERT MOORE RELEASE-REMLIVE ISLA VISTA MEMORIAL-TRX-VOTOP-EANIBOX-ONCAMFULL
TOSS TO STACEY-TRX-VOTOPS-EANIBOX-DISSOLVE REM ISLA VISTA MEMORIAL-TRX-PKG
BARON VERZI PLEA-REMLIVE VA ON CAPITOL HILL TODAY-TRX-VO
BARON VERZI PLEA-PKG UKRAINE FIGHTING-VO
BARON VERZI PLEA-REMLIVE CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-OaniBox-FLY-VOFULL
MAYA ANGELOU OBITUARY-TRX-VOTOPS-FlyOanibox PLANE CRASH RESCUE-VOTOPS
MAYA ANGELOU OBITUARY-TRX-PKG OSCAR PISTORIUS IN HOSPITAL-OC, VO, OC
MAYA ANGELOU OBITUARY-TAG MICHELLE OBAMA CHILD OBESITY-TRX-VO
ALLIGATOR ALLEY UPDATE-VO SAFE SUMMER SWIMMING-TC MON VOFULL
WEST POINT COMMENCMENT SPEECH-VO SAFE SUMMER SWIMMING-SOT SS
WEST POINT COMMENCMENT SPEECH-SOTVO LEE CO SCHOOL BUS CAMERAS-PLASMA DISSOLVE VO-VO FU
WOOLBRIGHT BONDED OUT-VO-SS LEE CO SCHOOL BUS CAMERAS-SOTVO
FATAL NFM CRASH-ZM-VO LEE CO BUDGET WORKSHOP-VOWIPE
FATAL NFM CRASH-SOTVO LEE CO BUDGET WORKSHOP-SOTVO
CHURCH CRASH CHARGES-VO EDWARD SNOWDEN INTERVIEW-TRX-OTS-VO-SS
HURRICANE TAX HOLIDAY-VIDBOX TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT
TEASE ONE-2 SHOT TZ4 A) JOB SEARCH PRIVACY-VO
TZ1 A) SPELLING BEE-VO
TZ1 B) OBESE CHILDREN-VOTOPS WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR
WEATHER-STC JOB SEARCH PRIVACY-PLASMA
UCSB SERVICES-TRX-VO JOB SEARCH PRIVACY-TRX-PKG
EAST NAPLES HOUSE FIRE-EaniBx-FLY VOFULL JOB SEARCH PRIVACY-TAG
BAYSHORE FIRE MEETING-VOWIPE TROPICAL CYCLONE AMANDA-VOWIPE
BAYSHORE FIRE MEETING-SOTVO FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP
STORM CHASER LIGHTNING STRIKE-TRX-NATSVOTOPS FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP ESTERO WIND DAMAGE-SS (3)
FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL HIDDEN CASH-ONCAM
SPELLING BEE TODAY-TRX-NATSVOTOPS-SS (2) HIDDEN CASH-PKG
RICK SCOTT IN PUNTA GORDA-OTS, CG FWC LION FISH APP-OTS, CG
WOLF DOGS NEED HOMES-OC-VO-BNR GOOGLE SELF DRIVING CAR-OTS, VO
WORRIES ABOUT GOING BROKE-TRX-VO SPOTIFY HACKED-TRX-OTS
HEALTHCAST CLIP-CLIP IPHONE HACKING-OTS
OBESE CHILDREN-PLASMA VO JAPANESE TSUNAMI DEBRIS-TRX-VOTOPS-OaniBx
THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET-PLASMA VO-WIPE JAPANESE TSUNAMI DEBRIS-TRX-PKG
BOXING WITH PARKINSONS-VOTOPS-OaniBox STAR TREK MANSION FOR SALE-VOWIPE
BOXING WITH PARKINSONS-TRX-PKG TALLEST LEGO TOWER-VO
BOXING WITH PARKINSONS-TAG COMING UP @ 4-CLIP
TEASE TWO-2 SHOT A) I PHONE HACKING-VO
TZ2 A) WINNINGEST WOMAN-SS B) SNOWDEN-VOTOPS
TZ2 B) TEENS TEALS RED LIGHT-VOTOPS ROBERT MOORE-TRXVO TOPS
DOMESTIC BEER VIOLENCE SIGN-TRX-VOTOPS-ONCAM BARON VERZI-VOTOPS
DOMESTIC BEER VIOLENCE SIGN-PKG MAYA ANGELOU-VOTOPS
WINNINGEST WOMAN ON JEOPARDY-SS (2) MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE
HS FOR SALE PRANK -VO CLOSE-3-SHOT
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BREAKING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


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MARCO ISLAND ELECTRICITY OUTAGE-TRX-ONCAM


NBC-2 IS FOLLOWING SEVERAL STORIES BREAKING AT NOON-

ELECTRICITY IS BACK ON FOR MARCO ISLAND.

THIS MORNING THE POWER WENT OUT FOR THE ENTIRE ISLAND.

LEE COUNTY ELECTRIC CO-OP SAYS THE MAST OF A SMALL SAILBOAT HIT AN ENERGY LINE NEAR THE JOLLEY BRIDGE.

L-C-E-C CREWS RESTORED POWER ABOUT THIRTY MINUTES LATER. Return to index of stories...


CHEMICAL SMELL AT CCSO DISPATCH-TRX-VO


ALSO BREAKING AT NOON

THERE'S A REPORTED CHEMICAL SMELL AT THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE DISPATCH CENTER-

PEOPLE ARE COMPLAINING OF WATERY EYES AND SCRATCHY THROATS.

RIGHT NOW THERE'S A PARTIAL EVACUATION AS A PRECAUTION.

COUNT ON NBC-2 TO KEEP YOU UPDATED. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO ALEX-TRX-ONCAM


THE MAN ACCUSED OF PLANTING HIDDEN CAMERAS INSIDE OF A VACATION HOME ON FORT MYERS BEACH IS GETTING OUT OF JAIL --

ROBERT MOORE POSTED BOND TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

WE'RE WAITING FOR HIM TO WALK OUT OF THE LEE COUNTY JAIL ANY MINUTE NOW.

NBC2S ALEX DE ARMAS IS FOLLOWING HIS RELEASE OUTSIDE THE LEE COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER. Return to index of stories...


ROBERT MOORE RELEASE-REMLIVE


LIVE:

I WAS JUST TOLD BEFORE HE LEAVES-- HE MUST GET FITTED WITH AN ANKLE MONITOR.

ABOUT AN HOUR AGO-- I SAW AN EMPLOYEE WITH A MONITORING SYSTEM ENTER THE JAIL-- BUT STILL NO SIGHT OF MORE. Return to index of stories...


ROBERT MOORE RELEASE-VO


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MOORE'S BOND WAS INITIALLY DENIED BY THE JUDGE EARLIER THIS MONTH -- THE PROSECUTION CLAIMED HE WAS A FLIGHT RISK --

AFTER ANOTHER HEARING YESTERDAY, BOND WAS SET AT 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR ALL 9 FELONY COUNTS OF VOYERISM AND CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.

MOORE'S TRIAL DATE IS SET FOR JULY --

ONCE HE IS RELEASED- WEVE LEARNED HE WILL NEED TO SURRENDER HIS PASSPORT AND WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO HAVE ANY ELECTRONICS.

VO:

MOORE'S BOND WAS INITIALLY DENIED BY THE JUDGE EARLIER THIS MONTH -- THE PROSECUTION CLAIMED HE WAS A FLIGHT RISK --

AFTER ANOTHER HEARING YESTERDAY, BOND WAS SET AT 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR ALL 9 FELONY COUNTS OF VOYERISM AND CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.

MOORE'S TRIAL DATE IS SET FOR JULY --

ONCE HE IS RELEASED- WEVE LEARNED HE WILL NEED TO SURRENDER HIS PASSPORT AND WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO HAVE ANY ELECTRONICS. Return to index of stories...


ROBERT MOORE RELEASE-REMLIVE


TAG

IF HE VIOLATES THAT-- HE WILL END RIGHT BACK HERE AT THE COUNTY JAIL.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO WAIT OUTSIDE OF THE JAIL UNTIL HE IS RELEASED -- WE HOPE TO TALK TO MOORE ONCE HE GETS OUT. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO STACEY-TRX-VOTOPS-EANIBOX-DISSOLVE REM


BREAKING RIGHT NOW A NOON, A CAPE CORAL TEENAGER IS HEADED TO PRISON FOR KILLING HIS FATHER 2 YEARS AGO.

THIS MORNING, BARON VERZI ENTERED A NO CONTEST PLEA.

NBC-2 ANCHOR STACEY DEFFENBAUGH WAS IN THE COURTROOM AND IS LIVE AT THE JUSTIC CENTER TO TELL US WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


BARON VERZI PLEA-REMLIVE


BOTH SIDES AGREED TO THE PLEA AGREEMENT AND AFTER ASKING A SERIES OF QUESTIONS, JUDGE STEINBECK SIGNED OFF ON IT AND SENTENCED BARON VER-ZEE TO PRISON. Return to index of stories...


BARON VERZI PLEA-PKG


BARON VERZI AVOIDED THE POSSIBLITY OF SPENDING THE REST OF HIS LIFE IN PRISION WITH TODAY'S PLEA AGREEMENT.

THE JUDGE SENTENCED HIM TO 6 YEARS IN PRISON AND WITH CREDIT FOR TIME SERVED HE WILL OUT IN 4 1/2 YEARS.

BARON VERZI WAS ONLY 17 WHEN HIS FATHER WAS STABBED TO DEATH IN HIS HOME ON SOUTHWEST 16TH TERRACE.

OFFICERS FOUND TOM VERZI'S BODY IN FRONT OF THE CHRISTMAS TREE WITH STAB WOUNDS TO HIS HEAD, CHEST, STOMACH AND BACK.

OFFICERS FOUND BLOODY KNIVES ALL OVER THE HOUSE.

SEVERAL DOCTORS EVAULATED HIM AND SAID HE SUFFERED FROM A MENTAL ILLNESS.

TODAY IS COURT, HIS ATTORNEY TOLD JUDGE MARGARET STEINBECK THAT THEY'VE NOTICED A CHANGED IN THE LAST YEAR, AND THAT IS GETTING BETTER.

AFTER THE HEARING, BARON'S GRANDMOTHER, TALKED TO US ABOUT HER GRANDSON.

"he's wonderful kid, very smart, very intelligent, very loving, a great personality, just did not deserve this." Return to index of stories...


BARON VERZI PLEA-REMLIVE


HE WILL ALSO HAVE TO SEVRE 36 MONTHS OF PROBATION WHEN HE GETS OUT.

BARON VERZI ATTORNEY'S TOLD THE JUDGE TODAY IS HOPING TO ENTER A DRUG TREATMENT PROGRAM IN PRISON AND GET A COLLEGE DEGREE ONLING. Return to index of stories...


MAYA ANGELOU OBITUARY-TRX-VOTOPS-FlyOanibox


AMERICA HAS LOST A LITERACY LEGEND.

FAMED POET MAYA ANGELOU HAS DIED.

HER IMPACT SPREAD BEYOND THE PAGES OF BOOKS.

ANGELOU WAS A CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, EDUCATOR AND HISTORIAN.

NBC'S CHRIS CLACKUM TAKES A LOOK BACK AT HER CAREER. Return to index of stories...


MAYA ANGELOU OBITUARY-TRX-PKG


nats: "I'm a very hard worker, and I've been very blessed."

OFTEN CALLED A TRUE RENAISSANCE WOMAN, MAYA ANGELOU WAS NOT ONLY AN ACCLAIMED POET AND NOVELIST BUT A CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, EDUCATOR AND HISTORIAN.

BORN MARGUERITE ANNIE JOHNSON IN 1928 IN ST.LOUIS.BUT RAISED IN ARKANSAS

HER CHILDHOOD WAS REFLECTED IN HER FAMOUS AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND MOVIE "I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS".

IT DETAILED A LIFE MARRED WITH THE VICIOUS RACIAL DISCRIMINATION OF THE SOUTH AT THAT TIME.

.AS WELL AS THE UNSPEAKABLE VIOLENCE SHE ENDURED IN HER OWN HOME. RAPED AT AGE 8. AFTER WHICH SHE WOULD NOT SPEAK FOR FIVE YEARS.

MAYA ANGELOU'S ARTISTIC CAREER ACTUALLY BEGAN IN DANCE. WINNING A SCHOLARSHIP.THAT LED TO PERFORMING ON BROADWAY AND A VARIETY OF TV SHOWS.

BUT A MORE SERIOUS CALLING.SENT HER OVERSEAS.RUNNING NEWSPAPERS IN EGYPT.TEACHING IN GHANA. AND LEARNING TO SPEAK FIVE LANGUAGES.

ALL THE WHILE, SHE KEPT HER MEMBERSHIP IN THE HARLEM WRITERS GUILD.PUBLISHING MORE THAN 30 BEST-SELLING TITLES.

.INCLUDING AWARD-WINNING SCREENPLAYS. SHE ALSO ACTED IN THE THE TV SERIES "ROOTS"

IT WAS HER LITERARY PROWESS, THOUGH, THAT CHALLENGED MAINLY YOUNG PEOPLE TO PUSH BEYOND EXPECTATIONS.

AMONG HER ACCOMPLISHMENTS: PULITZER PRIZE NOMINATIONS, 3 GRAMMYS. MORE THAN 30 HONORARY DEGREES.AND THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM.

.PLUS A REQUEST TO COMPOSE A POEM FOR PRESIDENT CLINTON'S INAUGURATION IN 1993.

natsot: "Come, you may stand upon my belt and face your distant destiny, but seek no haven in my shadow"

MAYA ANGELOU WAS WHAT SHE WROTE."A BIRD DOESN'T SING BECAUSE IT HAS AN ANSWER, IT SINGS BECAUSE IT HAS A SONG."

CHRIS CLACKUM, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


MAYA ANGELOU OBITUARY-TAG


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ALLIGATOR ALLEY UPDATE-VO


AN UPDATE TO A TRAFFIC ALERT.

FIREFIGTHERS EXPECT ALLIGATOR ALLEY WILL REMAIN OPEN TODAY.

AFTER SMOKE FROM A 200 ACRE FIRE SHUT DOWN THE INTERSTATE YESTERDAY.

SO FAR SMOKE HAS NOT BEEN AN ISSUE FOR DRIVERS TODAY.

RIGHT NOW FIRE CREWS ARE CHECKING FOR MORE HOTSPOTS.

LIGHTNING IS LIKELY THE CAUSE OF THE FIRES.

IT'S BURNING JUST A COUPLE OF MILES EAST OF THE TOLL PLAZE IN COLLIER COUNTY.

FIREFIGHTERS ARE WARNING DRIVERS TO TAKE EXTRA CAUTION IF YOU'RE USING THE ALLEY TODAY. Return to index of stories...


WEST POINT COMMENCMENT SPEECH-VO


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW AT NOON-

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA JUST SPOKE TO GRADUATING CADETS AT THE U-S MILITARY ACADEMY TODAY.

HE TOLD THE GRADUATING CLASS THAT WE'VE BEEN TRHOUGH A LONG SEASON OF WAR.

AND IT IS THEIR CHARGE NOW TO NOT ONLY PROTECT THE COUNTRY-

BUT TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT. Return to index of stories...


WEST POINT COMMENCMENT SPEECH-SOTVO


OUTCUE: YOU ALL EMBODY WHAT IT MEANS FOR AMERICA TO LEAD THE WORLD

THE PRESIDENT ALSO SAID AMERICA MUST FOCUS IN COMBATING THE BOKO HARAM TERRORIST GROUP IN NIGERIA.

AND RECUING MORE THAN 200 KIDNAPPED SCHOOLGIRLS. Return to index of stories...


WOOLBRIGHT BONDED OUT-VO-SS


WE NOW KNOW THE NAMES OF THE VICTIMS PROSECUTORS SAY WERE SHOT AND PISTOL-WHIPPED BY A STATE PROBATION OFFICER.

OUR SOURCES CONFIRM THE VICTIMS ARE 33 YEAR OLD SHANNON DENNIS AND HIS WIFE, 34-YEAR OLD REBECCA DENNIS.

DEPUTIES SAY THE MAN WHO SHOT THEM IS ALEXANDER WOOLBRIGHT.

HE'S WORKED FOR THE STATE'S PROBATION OFFICE FOR THE LAST 18 MONTHS.

WE LEARNED HE IS NO LONGER EMPLOYED WITH THE COURTS.

WOOLBRIGHT HAS BONDED OUT OF JAIL. Return to index of stories...


FATAL NFM CRASH-ZM-VO


WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS, AFTER AN ELDERLY WOMAN WAS KILLED BY A CAR AS SHE TRIED TO CROSS A BUSY ROAD IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

TROOPERS SAY NIVEA SARABIA-- DIED WHEN SHE STEPPED OUT IN FRONT OF A CAR ON HANCOCK BRIDGE PARKWAY TUESDAY.

HER NEIGHBORS DESCRIBE THE 84 YEAR OLD AS SWEET, GIVING, AND A PROUD MOTHER OF 5.

THEY SAY SHE WALKED EVERY MORNING.

ONE NEIGHBOR SAYS HE SAW HER LEAVE THE HOUSE. Return to index of stories...


FATAL NFM CRASH-SOTVO


SOT

5:33-5:43 "Oh yes. She's a lovely woman. Very kind,interesting, helpful, and mom knows her a Long time. "

THE DRIVER OF THE CAR -- WAS NOT INJURED --

HE WILL NOT FACE CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


CHURCH CRASH CHARGES-VO


NBC2 HAS LEARNED - THE WOMAN ACCUSED OF DRIVING HER CAR THROUGH A FORT MYERS CHURCH DURING EASTER SERVICE, WILL FACE CHARGES.

A TOTAL OF 18 PEOPLE WERE INJURED IN THAT CRASH, EASTER NIGHT.

MARIE MASSON TOLD POLICE HER BRAKES FAILED - SO A CITY MECHANIC TESTED THEM AND REPORTEDLY FOUND NOTHING WRONG.

MASSON WILL GO BEFORE A JUDGE AND FACE A CHARGE OF CARELESS DRIVING. Return to index of stories...


HURRICANE TAX HOLIDAY-VIDBOX


LOOKING AHEAD - FLORIDA FAMILIES WILL SAVE MONEY NEXT WEEK TO PREPARE FOR HURRICANE SEASON.

FOR THE FIRST TIME, HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS ITEMS WILL BE TAX-FREE.

THE TAX HOLIDAY BEGINS JUNE FIRST AND RUNS UNTIL JUNE FOURTEENTH.

SOME ITEMS THAT ARE TAX FREE ARE FIRST AID KITS, BATTERIES, AND PORTABLE GENERATORS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


A LOT MORE TO COME ON THE NEWS AT NOON-

COMPETITION IS UNDERWAY RIGHT NOW AT THE SCRIPPS NATIONAL SPELLING BEE!

AND WE'LL TELL YOU WHO'S REPRESENTING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TODAY IN WASHINGTON D-C.

SOME RESULTS ARE ALREADY IN!

WE HAVE THE LATEST.

PLUS-

NEW DETAILS SHOWING HOW KIDS ARE LESS FIT.

WHY CHILDREN NEED TO INCREASE THEIR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

AND THE BEST DIET FOR THEM TO BE EATING.

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TZ1 A) SPELLING BEE-VO


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TZ1 B) OBESE CHILDREN-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-STC


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


UCSB SERVICES-TRX-VO


TODAY STUDENTS AT U-C SANTA BARBARA RETURN TO CLASS.

TUESDAY WAS A SOLEMN DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR SIX STUDENTS KILLED BY A RAMPAGING GUNMAN.

TENS OF THOUSANDS GATHERED AT HARDER STADIUM FOR A MEMORIAL SERVICE.

ELLIOT RODGER, THE SON OF A HOLLYWOOD DIRECTOR, FATALLY STABBED THREE PEOPLE IN HIS APARTMENT BEFORE SHOOTING THREE PEOPLE DEAD NEAR CAMPUS LAST FRIDAY.

HE THEN SHOT HIMSELF. Return to index of stories...


EAST NAPLES HOUSE FIRE-EaniBx-FLY VOFULL


TWO CHILDREN MADE IT OUT ALIVE --

AFTER ESCAPING A HOUSE FIRE IN EAST NAPLES.

THE FIRE DESTROYED THEIR HOUSE OFF OF BAYSHORE DRIVE TUESDAY NIGHT.

FIREFIGHTERS THINK LIGHTNING HIT A TREE STARTED THE FIRE--

AS IT SPREAD TO THE ATTIC OF THE HOUSE.

A GRANDMOTHER WAS WATCHING HER GRANDCHILDREN AT THE TIME.

SHE HEARD A POP AND THEN SAW FLAMES.

THE RED CROSS HELPED THE FAMILY FIND OVERNIGHT SHELTER. Return to index of stories...


BAYSHORE FIRE MEETING-VOWIPE


SIX FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTERS ARE AT RISK OF LOSING THEIR JOBS.

IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THE FIRE SERVICE FEE.

THE BAYSHORE FIRE DEPARTMENT WANTS TO BILL PROPERTY OWNERS 587 DOLLARS A YEAR TO MAKE UP FOR ITS TWO MILLION DOLLAR BUDGET SHORTFALL.

IF THAT FEE DOESN'T PASS THEN THE DEPARTMENT WILL HAVE TO ELIMINATE SIX *FULL-TIME* FIREFIGHTERS.

THAT MEANS THERE WOULD ONLY BE TWO FIREFIGHTERS EVERYDAY AND THEY COULD ONLY HELP OTHER DEPARTMENTS.

LEE COUNTY RESIDENTS HAVE THE FINAL SAY. Return to index of stories...


BAYSHORE FIRE MEETING-SOTVO


19:50-19:55

It's either the assessment fee or 6 people wind up getting laid off.

Debbie Jackow/Against the Assessment Fee

22:19-22:29

And I don't mind paying the 250 dollars but when they take this special assessment and that's what they do and they'll take the millage away then they basically become their own government

LEE COUNTY RESIDENTS WILL VOTE DURING THE SPECIAL GENERAL ELECTION ON JUNE 24TH. Return to index of stories...


STORM CHASER LIGHTNING STRIKE-TRX-NATSVOTOPS


LIGHTNING!

CHECK THAT OUT!

A STORM CHASER SAYS HE WAS STRUCK BY LIGHTNING WHILE SHOOTING VIDEO OUT OF HIS CAR WINDOW IN SOUTH DAKOTA.

SHEPPARD SAYS THE BOLT OF LIGHTNING STRUCK HIS ARM AND CONTINUED DOWN TO THE GROUND. BLOWING A HOLE IN THE ROAD.

THE STORM CHASER APPARENTLY WASN'T HURT TOO BADLY. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


"Afternoon downpours"

Over the last couple of days, our atmosphere has become a bit more unstable allowing for storms to form across the peninsula. Over the next few afternoons, we'll be tracking increasing rain prospects as we begin our transition into the rainy season.

Mostly sunny skies will take us into the lunch hour, but as we head through the afternoon clouds will be on the increase. Much of the day will end up dry, and temperatures will climb into the lower 90s area wide. As the seabreeze kicks in, beaches will cool into the upper 80s and we'll notice a scattering of downpours and storms late in the day, especially across our urban locations.

Just like the last few days, any leftover rains will eventually make their way closer to the coast before heading out over the gulf waters. Overnight, skies will become partly cloudy and temperatures will settle into lower 70s.

As moisture increases across Southwest Florida, expect the showers and storms to become a little more widespread by Thursday. Afternoon highs will remain in the upper 80s with plenty of humidity. Overnight lows will stay seasonable in the lower 70s. Scattered rain will stay in the forecast through Friday, before slightly drier weather moves in by early next week. Return to index of stories...


SPELLING BEE TODAY-TRX-NATSVOTOPS-SS (2)


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STUDENTS FROM ALL OVER ARE AT THE 2014 NATIONAL SPELLING BEE!

OF THOSE NEARLY 300 SPELLERS. 11 ARE FROM THE SUNSHINE STATE.

AND TWO-

FROM RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

14 YEAR OLD AMY MALDONADO FROM NAPLES DID NOT MAKE IT THROUGH PRELIMINARY ROUNDS THIS MORNING.

SHE GOES TO GOLDEN GATE MIDDLE SCHOOL.

15 YEAR OLD JACOB WILLIAMSON FROM CAPE CORAL IS STILL IN THE COMPETITION AS OF THIS MORNING.

HE'S HOME SCHOOLED.

CONGRATULATIONS AND GOOD LUCK TO JACOB!

MORE PRELIMINARY ROUNDS ARE BEING HELD THIS AFTERNOON.

THE CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE TOMORROW NIGHT AT 8 O'CLOCK! Return to index of stories...


RICK SCOTT IN PUNTA GORDA-OTS, CG


LOOKING AHEAD.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WILL BE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TODAY.

IT'S ALL APART OF HIS STATEWIDE "LET'S KEEP SMALL BUSINESS WORKING TOUR".

AT 1:15--

HE WILL BE AT ULTRA TECH ENTERPRISES IN PUNTA GORDA.

HE IS EXPECTED TO HIGHLIGHT NEW POLICIES THAT PROMOTE JOB GROWTH BY SMALL BUSINESSES. Return to index of stories...


WOLF DOGS NEED HOMES-OC-VO-BNR


LOOKING TO ADOPT A DOG.

NBC-2 HAS THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO KNOW.

TAKE A LOOK AT THESE GUYS.

RIGHT NOW SIX WOLF DOGS. THREE MALES AND THREE FEMALES, ARE LIVING AT THE SHY WOLF SANCTUARY IN NAPLES.

WORKERS THERE SAY THIS IS THE BIGGEST RESCUE EFFORT THE SHELTER HAS EVER DONE.

THE OWNER OF THE WOLF DOGS -- DIED LAST AUGUST -- BUT THE FAMILY HASN'T BEEN ABLE TO ADOPT THE DOGS OUT.

WE'VE LISTED ALL THE INFORMATION ON HOW TO ADOPT THEM ON OUR WEBSITE.

THAT'S N-B-C DASH TWO DOT COM.

JUST CLICK ON NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


WORRIES ABOUT GOING BROKE-TRX-VO


A NEW REPORT SHOWS-

AMERICANS FEAR GOING BROKE IN RETIREMENT. BUT WON'T DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO A SURVEY OF PEOPLE WITH MORE THAN 50-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN INVESTABLE ASSETS.

MORE THAN HALF OF PEOPLE FEAR NOT HAVING ENOUGH MONEY TO GET THROUGH THEIR OLDER YEARS-

BUT MANY REFUSE TO CUT BACK ON INDULGENCES LIKE EATING OUT, ENTERTAINMENT, AND VACATIONS.

BABY BOOMERS AND GENERATION X-ERS ARE THE MOST WORRIED ABOUT GOING BROKE. Return to index of stories...


HEALTHCAST CLIP-CLIP


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OBESE CHILDREN-PLASMA VO


IN TODAY'S HELATHCAST-

FEWER KIDS ARE PHYSICALLY FIT-

THAN JUST A DECADE AGO.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO A NEW GOVERNMENT REPORT TRACKING TRENDS IN CARDIORESPIRATORY FITNESS -

WHICH IS THE BODY'S ABILITY TO SUPPLY OXYGEN TO MUSCLES DURING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.

ABOUT 42-PERCENT OF CHILDREN AGED 12 TO 15. HAD ADEQUATE LEVELS OF CARDIORESPIRATORY FITNESS IN 2012.

THAT'S DOWN FROM 52-PERCENT IN 2000.

GIRLS AND OVERWEIGHT CHILDREN WERE LESS LIKELY TO HAVE ADEQUATE LEVELS. Return to index of stories...


THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET-PLASMA VO-WIPE


A NEW STUDY REVEALS CHILDREN WHO EAT A MEDITERRANEAN DIET ARE 15-PERCENT LESS LIKELY TO BE OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE.

EUROPEAN RESEARCHERS FOLLOWED CHILDREN FROM EIGHT COUNTRIES--

TRACKING THEIR WEIGHT AND CONSUMPTION OF 43 FOODS OVER TWO YEARS.

THEY FOUND THOSE WHO ATE HIGHER AMOUNTS OF NUTS, VEGETABLES, FRUIT, FISH AND GRAINS --

WERE MORE LIKELY TO MAINTAIN A HEALTHY WEIGHT THAN KIDS WHO CONSUMED MORE DAIRY AND MEAT PRODUCTS. Return to index of stories...


BOXING WITH PARKINSONS-VOTOPS-OaniBox


A CALIFORNIA GYM IS HELPING PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE IN A UNIQUE WAY.

BY USING *BOXING TRAINING AS THERAPY.

DR. BRUCE HENSEL HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


BOXING WITH PARKINSONS-TRX-PKG


WHEN YOU WATCH JENNIFER PARKINSON BOX, YOU'D NEVER KNOW SHE HAS THE DISEASE, IRONICALLY, THAT CARRIES HER LAST NAME. PARKINSON'S. SHE NOTICED THE FIRST SYMPTOMS DURING WORK 7 YEARS AGO.

"I had a tremor in my right hand. Um, I was having trouble writing. Um, I would drag my right leg. Um, it just got to be very stiff…"

MEDICINES HELPED BUT DIDN'T GET RID OF THE SYMPTOMS COMPLETELY.

THEN SHE FOUND TRAINER JOSH RIPLEY, WHO RUNS SPECIAL BOXING CLASSES FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S.

"Uh, we get a full range of Parkinson's patients here. Everyone from early diagnosis to having dealt with the disease for multiple, many years…"

IT MIGHT SEEM LIKE PEOPLE WITH RIGIDITY AND TREMOR WOULD BE THE LAST TO BENEFIT FROM BOXING. BUT IN FACT IT'S THE PERFECT EXERCISE FOR THEIR SYMPTOMS.

"As she boxes, Jennifer is getting a number of benefits, in addition to calorie burning."

"the large movements that are centered around the core, forces the Parkinson's patients to use those extremities that get lost with the disease… the boxing forces them and makes them use those movements helps to reinforce those neuropathways."

"when I box, I feel like I have complete control back over my life again. I feel like the bag is Parkinson's. So, I'm just beating the heck out of it."

CLASSES THAT HAVE LONG TERM EFFECTS ON THE ON THE DISEASE AND ON JENNIFER'S LIFE.

"my tremor is basically non-existent, it's given me back everything, that I feel like I lost." Return to index of stories...


BOXING WITH PARKINSONS-TAG


MANY PATIENTS SAID THE BOXING MADE A MAJOR DIFFERENCE FOR THEM.

BUT ALWAYS TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE STARTING A NEW EXERCISE REGIMEN. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2 SHOT


THANKS FOR JOINING US TODAY ON THE NEWS AT NOON-

STILL TO COME. A BIG WINNING STREAK ON JEAPORDY RIGHT NOW

JULIA COLLINS HAS WON 17 TIMES IN A ROW!

HOW MUCH MONEY SHE'S RACKED UP-

AND WHERE YOU CAN FIND HER NEXT.

PLUS-

A TEEN RUNS THROUGH A RED LIGHT-

BUT YOU WOULD NEVER GUESS WHAT HAPPENS AFTER!

WHY HE'S CHARGED WITH LEAVING THE SCENE OF A CRASH. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) WINNINGEST WOMAN-SS


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TZ2 B) TEENS TEALS RED LIGHT-VOTOPS


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DOMESTIC BEER VIOLENCE SIGN-TRX-VOTOPS-ONCAM


A MESSAGE DISPLAYED INSIDE A TEXAS BAR HAS SPARKED OUTRAGE.

THE SIGN COMPARED DOMESTIC BEER AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

AN OFFENDED CUSTOMER POSTED A PICTURE OF THE SIGN ON HER FACEBOOK PAGE, AND IT HAS NOW GONE VIRAL.

JOHNNY ARCHER HAS THE DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


DOMESTIC BEER VIOLENCE SIGN-PKG


"I looked over and I saw the sign that said, 'we like our beer like we like our violence - domestic,'"

THAT'S THE SIGN INSIDE SCRUFFY DUFFIES IN PLANO THAT HAD COURTNEY WILLIAMS SO UPSET.

"I was little bit shocked, I was like there's no way and I poked my friend, I was like, they were like oh, ok."

WILLIAMS SAID SHE ASKED SEVERAL EMPLOYEES TO ERASE THE MESSAGE BUT THAT WAS NEVER DONE WHILE SHE WAS THERE.

"And I was like, 'Please take this down, I don't know if you've ever known someone in a relationship where they've been hit, but it's not OK, it's not funny.'"

WILLIAMS LEFT THE BAR EARLIER THAN PLANNED AND POSTED THIS PICTURE ON FACEBOOK.

THE POST WAS SHARED MORE THAN 1,100 TIMES GOING VIRAL ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

THE RESPONSE PROMPTED SCRUFFY DUFFIES TO MAKE SOME POLICY CHANGES.

THE REGIONAL MANAGER SAYS THEY WILL NOW REVIEW ALL MESSAGES BEFORE THEY ARE WRITTEN ON THEIR CHALK BOARDS.

AND CURRENTLY THE MANAGER ON DUTY THAT NIGHT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED WITHOUT PAY.

"The fact was it was about something like domestic violence where people already feel like they have a voice to speak up and speak out about it and then when they do, to be put down or to be told it's just a joke." Return to index of stories...


WINNINGEST WOMAN ON JEOPARDY-SS (2)


THERE ARE FEW MIDDLE SCHOOL YEARBOOK PREDICTIONS THAT COME SO PRECISELY TRUE AS THE ONE FOR JULIA COLLINS.

SHE'S THE CURRENT JEOPARDY STAR-

WINNING 17 DAYS IN A ROW!

AND TOTALING NEARLY 400 THOUSAND DOLLARS.

AND CHECK THIS OUT-

A TWITTER FOLLOWER FOUND HER 8TH GRADE YEARBROOK PREDICTION.

IT SAYS COLLINS WILL BE A TEN TIME JEAPORDY CHAMPION-

WINNING EACH TOURNAMENT TWICE!

CATCH COLLINS TONIGHT RIGHT HERE ON NBC-2.

JEOPARDY IS ON AT 7:30. Return to index of stories...


HS FOR SALE PRANK -VO


A CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL --

GOES UP FOR SALE!

AND FOR A BARGAIN PRICE.

JUST 2-THOUSAND, 14 DOLLARS.

THE FOR SALE SIGN WAS RIGHT OUT FRONT-

AT OAKMONT HIGH SCHOOL.

THE AD PROMISING 20 ACRES, 22 BATHROOMS-

AND A FULL CLEANING STAFF.

THE COST --

TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN DOLLARS.

A TIP OFF THAT THE PRANK CAME FROM THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 20-14.

BUT IT WASN'T A STUDENT.

A MOM CAME UP WITH THE IDEA--

HELPING HER SENIOR DAUGHTER SPOOF EVERYONE. Return to index of stories...


TEEN STEALS RED LIGHT CAMERA-VO


CAUGHT ON CAMERA--

STEALING A RED LIGHT CAMERA.

WATCH THIS.

OFFICERS IN CALIFORNIA SAY A 19-YEAR-OLD CRASHED INTO A RED LIGHT CAMERA -

HE PROCEEDED TO TAKE OFF WITH IT.

A WITNESS SNAPPED THIS PICTURE OF A TEEN STRAPPING THE CAMERA INTO THE BACK OF HIS PICK-UP.

OFFICERS USED IT TO TRACK HIM DOWN.

HE CLAIMED HE CRASHED--

THE CAMERA FELL INTO HIS TRUCK AND HE KEPT GOING BECAUSE HE WAS LATE FOR WORK.

RIGHT NOW HE'S CHARGED WITH LEAVING THE SCENE OF A CRASH. Return to index of stories...


I75 AIRPORT DIRECT CONNECT-OC VO


OUR CAMERAS WENT HIGH ABOVE INTERSTATE 75 TO GIVE YOU A SNEAK PEAK AT THE "DIRECT CONNECT" PROJECT FROM I75 TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

IT'S 65 PERCENT COMPLETE.

PROJECT LEADERS TELL US DRIVERS WILL START TO NOTICE MORE LANE CLOSURES AND DETOURS IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF MONTHS AS THEY GET CLOSE TO THE FINISH LINE. Return to index of stories...


I75 AIRPORT DIRECT CONNECT-SOTVO


Patty Johnston, Fort Myers

:50:11 I don't particularly like it- but they have to do it.

:02

Jennifer Dorning, Project Public Information Officer

:33:23 drivers have been driving safely. They have been paying

attention- and we appreciate that.

:06

THE DIRECT CONNECT ROUTE TO R-S-W SHOULD OPEN BY THE SPRING OF NEXT YEAR.

IT'S ON TRACK TO COST HALF OF THE INITIAL ESTIMATES. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2 SHOT


STUDENTS ARE NOW BACK TO CLASSES AT U-C SANTA BARBARA.

LAST WEEK A GUMAN TOOK THE LIVES OF SIX PEOPLE NEAR CAMPUS.

SEE HOW STUDENTS AND FACULTY ARE REMEMBERING THE VICTIMS.

PLUS-

IT'S INFORMATION EVERY PARENT NEEDS TO KNOW.

HOW TO KEEP YOUR CHILD SAFE WHILE PLAYING IN THE POOL THIS SUMMER. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) ISLA VISTA MEMORIAL-VO


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TZ3 B) SAFE SUMMER SWIMMING-VOTOPS


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DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS


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OPEN 12:30-CLIP


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WEST POINT COMMENCEMENT SPEECH-VOWIPE


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW AT NOON-

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA JUST FINSIHED SPEAKING THSI MORNING-

TO GRADUATING CADETS AT THE U-S MILITARY ACADEMY.

HE TOLD THE GRADUATING CLASS THAT WE'VE BEEN TRHOUGH A LONG SEASON OF WAR.

AND IT IS THEIR CHARGE NOW TO NOT ONLY PROTECT THE COUNTRY-

BUT TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT.

HE SPOKE THE CADETS ABOUT BEING MORE TRANSPARENT.

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WEST POINT COMMENCEMENT SPEECH-SOTVO


I also believe we be more transparent about both the basis for our actions, and the manner in which they are carried out we have to be able to explin them publicly - whether it is drone strikes, or training partners. I will increasingly turn to our military to take the lead and provide information to the public about our efforts.

THE PRESIDENT DEFENDED CONTINUING U.S. COOPERATION WITH EGYPT'S MILITARY GOVERNMENT.

HE ALSO SAID AMERICA MUST FOCUS IN COMBATING THE BOKO HARAM TERRORIST GROUP IN NIGERIA.

AND RECUING MORE THAN 200 KIDNAPPED SCHOOLGIRLS. Return to index of stories...


ISLA VISTA MEMORIAL-TRX-VOTOP-EANIBOX-ONCAMFULL


TODAY-

STUDENTS AT U-C SANTA BARBARA ARE BACK TO SCHOOL.

THOUSANDS JOINED TOGETHER AT A MEMORIAL AT THE SCHOOL LAST NIGHT

---TO REMEMBER THOSE KILLED IN LAST FRIDAY'S VIOLENT ATTACK IN ISLA VISTA.

JENNIFER BJORKLUND IS IN SANTA BARBARA WITH THE LATEST FOR US THIS AFTERNOON. Return to index of stories...


ISLA VISTA MEMORIAL-TRX-PKG


THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS BROUGHT TOGETHER BY TRAGEDY -

"That which unites us is so much stronger than what divides us."

REFLECTING ON WHAT HAPPENED - AND WHERE TO GO FROM HERE.

"We are here because we want to share memories of the young lives struck down far too soon."

SIX LIVES CUT SHORT IN A STABBING AND SHOOTING ATTACK.

"How many more people are going to have to die before the problem gets solved? It's almost become a normal thing to accept this. It's not normal."

THAT A NATION AND ANOTHER COMMUNITY IS MOURNING SUCH A TRAGIC LOSS OF LIFE TO VIOLENCE.

22-YEAR OLD ELLIOT RODGER, DESPONDENT AND ANGRY, COULD LEGALLY PURCHASE AND REGISTER HANDGUNS.

ON APRIL 30TH SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES CHECKED ON HIS WELFARE AFTER A CALL FROM HIS CONCERNED PARENTS…

AND RODGER WAS ABLE TO CONVINCE THEM THAT HE WAS FINE.

BUT SOME EXPERTS SAY THEY COULD HAVE DONE MORE.

"When they wanna check up on someone - law enforcement needs to do more than just visit someone's house - they need to visit someone's public persona as represented online."

NOW MOURNERS HOPE THAT ONLINE PERSONA OF THE KILLER - WHO WANTED TO TEAR THEM APART -- IS OVERSHADOWED BY THEIR SOLIDARITY,

THEIR STRENGTH, THEIR DETERMINATION TO END VIOLENCE -

AND TO FIND A PLACE OF STABILITY AFTER THE CHAOS, HERE.

JENNIFER BJORKLUND. NBC NEWS. SANTA BARBARA. Return to index of stories...


VA ON CAPITOL HILL TODAY-TRX-VO


TODAY THE HOUSE VETERANS' AFFAIRS COMMITTEE WILL HEAR TESTIMONY FROM THREE TOP MEMBERS OF THE V-A.

LAWMAKERS ARE EXPECTED TO GRILL THEM ABOUT WHY THEY DIDN'T COMPLY TO A SUBPOENA FOR INFORMATION ABOUT A SO-CALLED SECRET WAITING LIST IN PHOENIX.

THE COMMITTEE IS ALSO SEEKING ANSWERS ABOUT HEALTHCARE MIS-MANAGEMENT THAT MAY HAVE LED TO THE DEATHS OF DOZENS OF VETERANS. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE FIGHTING-VO


FIGHTING IN THE EASTERN UKRAINIAN CITY OF DONETSK CONTINUED FOR A SECOND DAY BETWEEN PRO-RUSSIAN SEPARATISTS AND UKRAINIAN TROOPS AROUND THE CITY'S AIRPORT.

THE DEATH TOLL FROM THE FIGHTING VARIES WIDELY.

THE MAYOR OF DONETSK SAID 40 PEOPLE, INCLUDING TWO CIVILIANS WERE KILLED.

BUT REBELS SAY UP TO 100 OF THEIR MEN MAY HAVE BEEN SLAIN. Return to index of stories...


CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-OaniBox-FLY-VOFULL


HUNDREDS OF FIREFIGHTERS CONTINUE TO BATTLE A CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE-

THREATNING ABOUT 100 RURAL HOMES AND BURNING THROUGH 1300 ACRES NEAR FRESNO.

THE FIRE IS BEING FUELED BY STRONG WINDS.

RED CROSS IS WORKING TO-

NOT ONLY EVACUATE PEOPLE-

BUT SAVE FARM ANIMALS AS WELL.

RIGHT NOW FIREFIGHTERS ARE CUTTING THROUGH DRY BRUSH-

TO GET TO THE FIRE.

AIR TANKERS ARE DROPPING RETARDANT IN STEEP TERRAIN TO CONTAION THE BLAZE. Return to index of stories...


PLANE CRASH RESCUE-VOTOPS


SURVIVORS WERE PULLED FROM THE WRECKAGE OF A PLANE CRASH IN THE RIVER-

SEPARATING ARGENTINA AND URUGUAY TUESDAY.

CHECK OUT THIS AMAZING VIDEO.

IT SHOWS AN ARGENTINE NAVAL POLICE RESCUE HELICOPTER LIFTING THE INJURED SURVIVORS TO SAFETY.

TWO WERE TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL IN ARGENTINA WITH MINOR INJURIES.

ANOTHER TWO WERE HOSPITALIZED IN URUGUAY IN SERIOUS CONDITION.

UNFORTUNATELY-

FIVE PEOPLE DIED.

AUTHORITIES ARE INVESTIGATING WHAT CAUSED THE CRASH. Return to index of stories...


OSCAR PISTORIUS IN HOSPITAL-OC, VO, OC


OSCAR PISTORIUS UNDERWENT THE THIRD DAY OF A MENTAL EVALUATION AT A STATE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL IN PRETORIA.

THIS IS THE FORMER PARA-LYMPIC ATHLETE ARRIVING AT APSYCIATRIC FACILITY TODAY.

THE JUDGE PRESIDING OVER HIS TRIAL ORDERED THE EVALUATION AFTER A PSYCHIATRIST SAID HE SUFFERED FROM GENERAL ANXIETY DISORDER.

PISTORIUS IS ACCUSED OF THE PREMEDITATED MURDER OF HIS GIRLFRIEND REEVA STEENKAMP.

TRIAL PROCEEDINGS ARE SCHEDULED TO RESUME ON JUNE 30TH. Return to index of stories...


MICHELLE OBAMA CHILD OBESITY-TRX-VO


FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA SPOKE OUT AGAINST CRITICS OF HER CAMPAIGN AGAINST CHILDHOOD OBESITY.

DURING A MEETING AT THE WHITE HOUSE--

THE FIRST LADY URGED SCHOOL LEADERS AND CHILD NUTRITION EXPERTS TO FIGHT BACK AND HOLD WASHINGTON ACCOUNTABLE.

HER REMARKS CAME ON THE HEELS OF AN ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE THAT SCHOOLS WHO ARE STRUGGLING FINANCIALLY CAN OPT OUT OF NUTRITION REGULATIONS. Return to index of stories...


SAFE SUMMER SWIMMING-TC MON VOFULL


HERE IN FLORIDA --

THE WATER IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST RISKS FOR YOUR YOUNG CHILDREN.

THAT'S WHY D-C-F IS TEAMING UP WITH THE Y-M-C-A.

THEY'RE LAUNCHING A CAMPAIGN TO REMIND PARENTS--

TO WATCH OVER YOUR CHILDREN AT THE POOL.

ITS CALLED "EYES ON YOUR KIDS".

Y-M-C-A INSTRUCTORS SAY MOST KIDS DROWN WHEN ADULTS ARE PRESENT.

MANY TIMES ITS A MISCOMMUNICATION. OVER WHO'S WATCHING.

BEFORE THEY REALIZE IT. ITS TOO LATE. Return to index of stories...


SAFE SUMMER SWIMMING-SOT SS


Marla Ramsey, Bonita Springs YMCA

27:52 we find drowning is silent so if you are waiting for the kid too splash and your waiting for the kid you come up and and say help help help usually that isn't what happens usually its a very silent thing 28:00

SOME TIPS FOR PARENTS-

PUT AWAY YOUR CELL PHONE OR OTHER DISTRACTIONS WHEN WATCHING CHILDREN AT THE POOL.

GET YOUR CHILD SWIM LESSONS. AND LEARN C-P-R. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO SCHOOL BUS CAMERAS-PLASMA DISSOLVE VO-VO FU


IT'S A NEW WAY TO BUST DRIVERS PUTTING YOUR CHILDREN IN DANGER.

ALREADY. CAMERAS INSTALLED ON TWO LEE COUNTY SCHOOL BUSES HAVE CAUGHT MORE THAN 100 DRIVERS PASSING STOPPED BUSES.

THE COUNTY NOW WANTS TO MAKE SURE YOU PAY.

IN NOVEMBER THE DISTRICT EQUIPPED TWO SCHOOL BUSES WITH THESE CAMERAS AS PART OF A FREE TRIAL RUN.

BUT.

THE WAY FLORIDA LAW IS WRITTEN--

OFFICERS CAN'T TICKET YOU BASED ON THE VIDEO.

NEXT MONTH SCHOOL DISTRICT LEADERS WILL LOBBY LAWMAKERS TO CHANGE THAT. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO SCHOOL BUS CAMERAS-SOTVO


15:06:41 definitely should be some type of fine if you're not paying attending to our children, as well as the school busses and the surrounding as you're driving your automobile.

IF THE STATE ALLOWS OFFICERS TO USE THE VIDEO TO TICKET DRIVERS --

DISTRICT LEADERS SAY THEY'LL PUT THE CAMERAS ON MORE BUSES. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO BUDGET WORKSHOP-VOWIPE


LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL HAVE TO CLOSE A 24-MILLION-DOLLAR GAP. AS THEY PLAN OUT NEXT YEAR'S BUDGET.

COUNTY LEADERS MET WITH STAFF TUESDAY TO COME UP WITH SOLUTIONS.

BUT ONE AREA THAT IS OFF THE TABLE--

IS CONSERVATION 20-20 MONEY.

COMMISSIONERS CONTROVERSIALLY USED MONEY FROM THE LAND PRESERVATION PROGRAM LAST YEAR.

INSTEAD OF TAXING COUNTY RESIDENTS FOR IT---

HOMEOWNERS COULD GET TO KEEP THAT MONEY THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO BUDGET WORKSHOP-SOTVO


we know what the expenses are to keep service levels where to keep service levels at what they are - but we don't know what money we are going to use to pay the bills.

STAFF WILL LOOK AT DIPPING INTO COUNTY RESERVES. A FUND OF 94 MILLION DOLLARS.

THEY WILL PRESENT A BUDGET SCENARIO TO COMMISSIONERS IN JUNE. WITH A FINAL ONE ON THE BOOKS BY OCTOBER. Return to index of stories...


EDWARD SNOWDEN INTERVIEW-TRX-OTS-VO-SS


TONIGHT ON NBC-2.

BRIAN WILLIAMS WILL CONDUCT THE FIRST AMERICAN T-V INTERVIEW WITH FORMER NSA LEAKER EDWARD SNOWDEN.

SNOWDEN ADMITTEDLY LEAKED TOP-SECRET CLASSIFIED INFORMATION ABOUT TWO U-S SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMS.

THOSE PROGRAMS MONITORED PHONE CALLS AND INTERNET TRAFFIC.

NOW LIVING IN MOSCOW, HE HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH A NUMBER OF FEDERAL CRIMES UNDER ESPIONAGE LAWS.

WILLIAMS ALSO TALKS WITH JOURNALIST GLENN GREENWALD, WHO HELPED GET THE INFORMATION PUBLISHED.

THE INTERVIEW IS TONIGHT AT 10 O'CLOCK RIGHT HERE ON NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


STILL AHEAD ON THE NEWS AT NOON-

BE CAREFUL WHERE YOU SEND YOUR RESUME-

THE TIPS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT-

BEFORE EMAILING IT TO POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS.

HOW TO KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE.

PLUS THIS-

"I like it, trying to find something. It's like a scavenger hunt."

IT'S A SCAVENGER HUNT FOR MONEY!

FIND OUT WHERE SOMEONE IS HIDING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS-

AND POSTING HIS CLUES TO TWITTER.

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TZ4 A) JOB SEARCH PRIVACY-VO


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WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR


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JOB SEARCH PRIVACY-PLASMA


THE DAYS OF FINDING A JOB WITH A HANDSHAKE AND A FACE-TO-FACE INTERVIEW ARE FEW AND FAR BETWEEN.

TODAY, MOST JOB APPLICATIONS START AT A COMPUTER SCREEN.

BUT HOW SAFE IS IT TO SEND YOUR RESUME ON LINE TO SOMEONE YOU'VE NEVER MET?

BOB HANSEN HAS SOME TIPS. Return to index of stories...


JOB SEARCH PRIVACY-TRX-PKG


S/ DAVID TOLTON, STUDENT:10-:16

S/ BRADLEY DAY, STUDENT:30-:36

S/ KIM GOUGH, PRIVACY RIGHTS CLEARINGHOUSE:48-:58

S/ BOB HANSEN, REPORTING1:32-1:39

WHETHER YOU'RE A COLLEGE STUDENT LOOKING FOR YOUR FIRST JOB. OR A SEASONED VETERAN. THE JOB SEARCH OFTEN STARTS AT A COMPUTER SCREEN.

"All the networking, all the job postings, all the communication, you rarely meet someone in person. You do email."

DAVID TOLTON GRADUATES FROM UC-SAN DIEGO IN A FEW WEEKS. AND MOST OF HIS JOB CONTACTS SO FAR, HAVE BEEN DIGITAL.

"A lot of place where i've been looking don't want you to contact by phone, they pretty much want it all digital."

"when I send out my resume to people, I want to know who it's going to. So that way I can be sure that it's somebody I can trust."

BUT FOR BRADLEY DAY THERE HAS TO BE A BALANCE OF GETTING YOUR NAME OUT THERE. AND KEEPING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURE.

"I try to limit what it is that I share with people. What it is I leave public."

"The worst thing that can happen is if our identity is stolen. Or a fraudster gets a hold of your information, then you're in much worse position that just being unemployed, truthfully."

KIM GOUGH WITH PRIVACY RIGHTS CLEARINGHOUSE SAYS A RESUME SHOULD SHARE YOUR QUALIFICATIONS WITHOUT EXPOSING TOO MUCH PERSONAL INFORMATION.

"It's not about where you live or what your phone number is, your social security number, it's really about what you can do and what you can provide them as an employee."

GOUGH SAYS A RESUME SHOULD HAVE YOUR EDUCATION, YOUR QUALIFICATIONS AND JOB HISTORY. BUT THINGS MORE PERSONAL CAN BE ADDED LATER. YOU ALSO NEED TO BE CAREFUL WHERE YOU POST YOUR RESUME. SOME SITES ARE MORE SECURE THAN OTHERS. THERE ARE EVEN FAKE JOB SITES AND EMAILS CREATED BY SCAM ARTISTS.

"Some identity thieves will try to steal information from resume's. If someone tries to contact you and things seem sketchy, think twice about doing it."

"Seems like a pretty easy way for someone to impersonate me cause they can get to know where I've been and things I've done in my life."

CLEARLY FINDING A JOB ISN'T EASY, BUT DON'T LET THE DESIRE TO BE EMPLOYED CLOUD YOUR BETTER JUDGMENT.

"We really need to be cautious." Return to index of stories...


JOB SEARCH PRIVACY-TAG


EXPERTS SAY LOOK OUT FOR EMAIL FROM SOMEONE YOU DON'T KNOW CLAIMING THEY FOUND YOU THE PERFECT JOB.

ALSO-

CREATE AN EMAIL ADDRESS JUST FOR YOUR JOB SEARCH. RATHER THAN GIVE OUT YOUR PERSONAL EMAIL. Return to index of stories...


TROPICAL CYCLONE AMANDA-VOWIPE


CHECK THIS OUT!

HERE'S A BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF AMANDA -- THE FIRST NAMED STORM OF THE 2014 PACIFIC HURRICANE SEASON.

NASA CAPTURED THIS SHOT AS IT SWIRLED AROUND MEXICO.

NOAA EXPLAINS THAT HURRICANES, CYCLONES, AND TYPHOONS ARE ALL THE SAME WEATHER PHENOMENON.

THEY USE DIFFERENT NAMES DEPENDING ON WHERE THEY FORM.

IN THE ATLANTIC AND NORTHEAST PACIFIC, THEY ARE CALLED HURRICANES. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


"Afternoon downpours"

Over the last couple of days, our atmosphere has become a bit more unstable allowing for storms to form across the peninsula. Over the next few afternoons, we'll be tracking increasing rain prospects as we begin our transition into the rainy season.

Mostly sunny skies will take us into the lunch hour, but as we head through the afternoon clouds will be on the increase. Much of the day will end up dry, and temperatures will climb into the lower 90s area wide. As the seabreeze kicks in, beaches will cool into the upper 80s and we'll notice a scattering of downpours and storms late in the day, especially across our urban locations.

Just like the last few days, any leftover rains will eventually make their way closer to the coast before heading out over the gulf waters. Overnight, skies will become partly cloudy and temperatures will settle into lower 70s.

As moisture increases across Southwest Florida, expect the showers and storms to become a little more widespread by Thursday. Afternoon highs will remain in the upper 80s with plenty of humidity. Overnight lows will stay seasonable in the lower 70s. Scattered rain will stay in the forecast through Friday, before slightly drier weather moves in by early next week. Return to index of stories...


ESTERO WIND DAMAGE-SS (3)


AS WE BRACE FOR MORE RAIN TODAY ---

WE HAVE NEW IMAGES FROM AN ESTERO SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY DAMAGED BY A STRONG WINDS FROM RECENT THUNDERSTORMS.

CHECK OUT THESE PICTURES.

THE WIND RIPPED UP PART OF THE CLUBHOUSE ROOF AT THE CORKSCREW WOODLANDS COMMUNITY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

ONE NEARBY HOUSE ALSO HAS A LITTLE DAMAGE.

BUT FIRE CREWS SAY THE COMMUNITY IS LUCKY BECAUSE THERE ARE 640 UNITS ALL PACKED IN CLOSE TOGETHER. Return to index of stories...


HIDDEN CASH-ONCAM


THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE ON THE HUNT FOR COLD HARD CASH.

SOMEONE IS HIDING MONEY IN ENVELOPES ALL AROUND SAN FRANCISCO AND POSTING CLUES ON TWITTER.

KIMBERLY TERE IS FOLLOWING THE MONEY TRAIL. Return to index of stories...


HIDDEN CASH-PKG


ON THE WORLD FAMOUS LOMBARD STREET, THERE'S SOMETHING HIDDEN IN THE BUSHES

"I like it, trying to find something. It's like a scavenger hunt."

SOMEONE'S HIDING MONEY IN ENVELOPES… ALL OVER THE BAY AREA.

AND TODAY THE SEARCH IS ON IN THE CITY.

IN ORDER TO FIND THE CASH… YOU HAVE TO FIGURE OUT RIDDLES. TWEETED THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

THREE ENVELOPES WERE HIDDEN AT PIER 39.

"I saw the tweet and I knew the place. I saw the vista here and I walked on over and over there this envelope was taped up folded with a hundred bucks in it."

"What are you gonna do with it?"

"I'm gonna buy my friends food and drink."

THE PERSON WHO USES THE TWITTER ACCOUNT "HIDDEN CASH" ALSO PLANTED MONEY ON LOMBARD STREET… CHRISSY FIELD… AND THE PALACE OF THE FINE ARTS.

OK. JUST GOT THE NEXT TWEET! DON'T WORRY, PAINT IS DRY. BETWEEN A HAPPY GARDEN AND A GREEN WALL ON ANOTHER STREET WHOSE NAME EVOKES CITRUS

FOUND IT! HAPPY GARDEN ON CLEMENT STREET… BUT I STILL CAN'T FIND THE ACTUAL ENVELOPE.

"It's supposed to say wet paint on it."

I AM NOT ALONE. IN FACT… WE FOUND PEOPLE STILL SEARCHING HOURS AFTER THE TWEETS.

"It's not so greedy. People are helping each other talking to each other and kind of running around."

"It's supposed to be somewhere here. I am gonna keep looking until I find it."

THE ANONYMOUS DONOR CLAIMS TO HAVE MADE A FORTUNE FLIPPING HOMES AND SAYS THERE IS NO POLITICAL… RELIGIOUS… OR BUSINESS AGENDA HERE…THIS IS ABOUT LOVE… KINDNESS AND GENEROSITY AND HE HOPES THOSE WHO FIND THE ENVELOPES WILL USE SOME OF THE CASH TO PAY IT FORWARD.

"It's a good thing that he is doing this for us in San Francisco and I hope he goes everywhere else so everybody gets a chance." Return to index of stories...


FWC LION FISH APP-OTS, CG


LOOKING AHEAD TODAY-

THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISION IS UNVEILING A NEW SMART PHONE APP.

IT'S THE LIONFISH TWITTER APP.

FROM 2 TO 3 THIS AFTERNOON. THE F-W-C WILL HOST A LIVE TWITTER CHAT TO ANSWER QUESTIONS.

THEY WILL ALSO TALK ABOUT THE SPECIFIC DETAILS OF THE APP.

IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO PARTICIPATE. SIGN ONTO TWITTER AND FOLLOW "AT-MY-FWC-LIFE" OR "HASHTAG-FWC-LIONFISH" Return to index of stories...


GOOGLE SELF DRIVING CAR-OTS, VO


IMAGINE A CAR WITHOUT A STEERING WHEEL. A BRAKE OR GAS PEDAL!

GOOGLE CALLS THEM DRIVERLESS CARS-

AND INSIST A SAFER DRIVING EXPERIENCE IS POSSIBLE.

THE TECH GIANT ANNOUNCED ON TUESDAY THAT IT WOULD BE MAKING 100 PROTOTYPE CARS.

INSTEAD OF YOUR USUAL PEDALS. THERE WILL BE BUTTONS TO GO AND STOP.

THIS PROTOTYPE IS A FIRST FOR GOOGLE.

IT'S NOT FOR SALE.

THEIR TEAM IS IN THE DESIGN BUSINESS. NOT AUTO MANUFACTURING. Return to index of stories...


SPOTIFY HACKED-TRX-OTS


AN NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT FOR YOU TODAY ---

THE MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE.SPOTIFY. HAS BEEN HACKED.

THE COMPANY ASSURES USERS THAT ONLY ONE ACCOUNT WAS AFFECTED.

BUT AS A PRECAUTION, IT WILL BE ASKING SOME CUSTOMERS TO RE-ENTER THEIR USERNAME AND PASSWORD OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. Return to index of stories...


IPHONE HACKING-OTS


AND A HEADS UP IF YOU OWN AN IPHONE OR IPAD.

HACKERS ARE TARGETING BOTH.

--AND DEMANDING A 100-DOLLAR RANSOM.

THEY'RE APPARENTLY COMMANDEERING THE APPLE DEVICES BY COMPROMISING I-CLOUD ACCOUNTS.

THE PHONES AND I-PADS ARE REMOTELY LOCKED, AND HELD HOSTAGE UNTIL THE RANSOM IS PAID. Return to index of stories...


JAPANESE TSUNAMI DEBRIS-TRX-VOTOPS-OaniBx


MORE THAN THREE YEARS AFTER A CATASTROPHIC EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI KILLED THOUSANDS IN JAPAN -- DEBRIS FROM THE DISASTER IS STILL MAKING ITS WAY TO U-S SHORES.

BARNACLE-ENCRUSTED BOATS AND OTHER ITEMS WASHED UP ON THIS BEACH IN SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON STATE.

PAT DOORIS HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


JAPANESE TSUNAMI DEBRIS-TRX-PKG


--REPORTER PKG-AS FOLLOWS--

ON YOUTUBE, TOW TRUCK DRIVER GEORGE HILL POSTED VIDEOS OF THE WEEKENDS HAUL: THREE DIFFERENT BOATS THAT APPEAR TO BE FROM THE JAPANESE TSUNAMI.

We're gonna see this stuff coming in for the next 20, 30 years probably.

HE SAID LITTLE WASHED ASHORE OVER THE WINTER, BUT NOW HE'S FINDING THE BOATS - AND MORE.

And then last four or five weeks we've been getting lots of plastic bottles, we've gotten helmets, civil defense type helmets, lots of plastic baskets from the fishing industry.

THIS MAP FROM NOAA SHOWS THE OCEAN CURRENTS THAT PUSH TSUNAMI DEBRIS TOWARD THE NORTHWEST.

NOW THE BOATS WAIT FOR POSITIVE I-D IF POSSIBLE IN AN ILLWACO STORAGE LOT.

THEIR REMARKABLE JOURNEY IS OVER:

standup - You may not be able to hear it at home but these boats are covered with bees and flies that are buzzing and it smells terrible. But these things have been out in the ocean for almost three years now. They're almost time travelers. A constant reminder to us of that terrible day when the tsunami hit.

It's a somber reminder. It really is.

SHELLY POLLOCK ORGANIZES BEACH CLEAN-UPS 3 TIMES A YEAR HERE.

SHE THINKS THE BIGGEST PROBLEM IS PLASTIC BROUGHT FROM THE TSUNAMI.

SHE HOPES BEACHCOMBERS WHO FIND IT WILL PICK IT UP AND THROW IT AWAY THIS SUMMER.

IN THE MEANTIME - SHE'LL WATCH FOR MORE BOATS.

The boats are interesting, though you know. They float and they come in with the tides and the winds bring them in. So we'll be anxious on any big windy day to see what it might be coming in, if it's a good west wind. Return to index of stories...


STAR TREK MANSION FOR SALE-VOWIPE


A VENTURE CAPITALIST IN FLORIDA IS LOOKING TO MAKE YOU THE ULTIMATE TREKKIE.

A MANSION THAT HAS A REPLICA OF THE NEXT GENERATION ENTERPRISE BRIDGE CAN BE YOURS-

FOR A MERE 35 MILLION DOLLARS.

THIS IS IN FORT LAUDERDALE.

THE OWNER OF THE HOUSE DECORADED IT WITH RELICS-

PURCHASED AT AUCTIONS.

IT COMES WITH AN ARCADE ROOM-

AND EVERY EPISODE OF STAR TREK THAT HAS EVER AIRED. Return to index of stories...


TALLEST LEGO TOWER-VO


SCHOOLCHILDREN IN HUNGARY BROKE THE U-S RECORD FOR THE TALLEST TOWER BUILT WITH LEGOS.

WITH THE HELP OF GROWNUPS, THE CHILDREN BUILT A 114 FOOT TOWER IN FRONT OF A CHURCH IN BUDAPEST.

FIVE-THOUSAND STUDENTS TOOK PART.

GUINNESS VERIFIED THE RECORD OVER THE WEEKEND.

THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS SET BY STUDENTS IN DELAWARE. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP @ 4-CLIP


IT COULD BE A MAJOR FLAW PUTTING I-PHONE USERS AT RISK.

AHEAD AT FOUR NBC2 EXPOSES BRAND NEW COMPLAINTS OF PEOPLE CLAIMING THAT HACKERS ARE LITERALLY HOLDING THEIR PHONES HOSTAGE FOR RANSOM.

PLUS EDWARD SNOWDEN IS OPENING UP ABOUT THE N-S-A'S SNOOPING IN A BRAND NEW EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW.

NEXT AT FOUR THE NEW REACTION AS SNOWDEN REVEALS NEW DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


A) I PHONE HACKING-VO


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B) SNOWDEN-VOTOPS


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ROBERT MOORE-TRXVO TOPS


THE MAN ACCUSED OF HIDING CAMERAS INSIDE A FORT MYERS BEACH RENTAL HOME. HAS PAID HIS BOND BUT AS OF RIGHT NOW.HE IS STILL IN JAIL.

INVESTIGATORS SAY ROBERT MOORE SECRETLY RECORDED SEVERAL FAMILIES, INCLUDING YOUNG CHILDREN, INSIDE THAT RENTAL HOME.

HE CANNOT CONTACT CHILDREN, HAS TO GIVE UP HIS PASSPORT, AND CANNOT USE THE INTERNET. Return to index of stories...


BARON VERZI-VOTOPS


CAPE CORAL TEENAGER IS HEADED TO PRISON FOR KILLING HIS FATHER 2 YEARS AGO.

BARON VERZI AVOIDED LIFE IN PRISION WITH TODAY'S PLEA AGREEMENT.

THE JUDGE SENTENCED HIM TO 6 YEARS IN PRISON.

WITH CREDIT FOR TIME SERVED HIS RELEASE WILL COME IN FOUR AND A HALF YEARS.

VERZI WAS ONLY 17 WHEN HIS FATHER WAS STABBED TO DEATH IN HIS HOME ON SOUTHWEST 16TH TERRACE. Return to index of stories...


MAYA ANGELOU-VOTOPS


AMERICAN AUTHOR AND POET MAYA ANGELOU HAS DIED.

SHE FIRST GAINED ACCOLADES FOR HER AUTOBIOGRAPHY.

SHE WAS ONE OF THE FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN TO WRITE A BEST-SELLER.

SHE WAS ALSO A CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST WHO RECEIVED MORE THAN 50 HONORARY DEGREES,

ANGELOU DIED AT HER HOME IN NORTH CAROLINA.SHE WAS 86 Return to index of stories...


MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE


TAKING ONE LAST LOOK AT THE DOW THIS HOUR. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-3-SHOT


AD LIB GOODBYE Return to index of stories...


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