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ANCHOR SUPERS 6:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL
DIRECTORS PAGE TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT
HEADLINES TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
HL1) BERGDAHL VIDEO-TRX-VO SCHOOL RECESS-2SH-TRX-OBX
HL2) MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP SCHOOL RECESS-LIVE
HL3) SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK-TRX-NATSVO SCHOOL RECESS-SS-VO
GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH SCHOOL RECESS-LIVE
6:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL SUPT. CONTRACT-OC-SS
TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT SANIBEL CAUSEWAY CRACKS-TRX-VO IN PLASMA
TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC SANIBEL CAUSEWAY CRACKS-SOTVO, PLASMA
BERGDAHL LATEST-TRX-OC-VO NAPLES MANATEE ZONES-OTS-VO
FORT MYERS SHOTS FIRED-OC-TRX-VO FORT MYERS SHOTS FIRED-TRX-VO
MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-TRX- ANIBOX VOTOPS TEACHER FIRED-OC-VO
MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-LIVE TEACHER FIRED-SOTVO
MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-VO VA WAIT TIMES-OC-VO-SS(2)-OC
MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-SOTVO VA WAIT TIMES-SOTVO
MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-LIVE TERM LIMITS-OC-VO
SEX PREDATOR STING-OC-VO CHURCH THEFT-OC-VO
MIDWEST STORMS-TRX-2SH-VO-WIPE FATHERS DAY SPENDING-OTS-SS
NE FLOODING-VOTOPS-WIPE QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT
NE LIGHTNING-NATSVO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
TRACKING SEVERE WX-TRX-WX WALL BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
COLLIER HENDRY SCHOOLS LAST DAY-OTS 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
SCHOOL RECESS DEBATE-OC-VO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
SCHOOL RECESS DEBATE-SOTVO TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 MISSING MALAYSIA PLANE AUDIO-OC-SOTVO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP AIRLINE PROFITS-OC-TRX-VO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL CAR SALES-OTS
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX V STIVIANO ATTACK ARREST-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP POOL REPAIRMAN RESCUE-OC-VO
SHOCKING STABBING-VO IN PLASMA COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
SHOCKING STABBING-SOTVO, PLASMA NBC2 WEATHER APP TEASE-TRX-SS
NEW PRISON INMATES REPORT-OTS WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
KATZ FUNERAL-OC-VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
OIL DRILLING FOLO-OC-VO TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
OIL DRILLING FOLO-SOTVO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
CHROMECAST WORLD CUP-OTS 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS STOLEN RING RETURNED-OC-VO
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-3SHOT STOLEN RING RETURNED-SOTVO
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX GRX-WX WALL MOST COLORFUL VIEW OF UINIVERSE-OC-VO
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP PANERA INGREDIENTS-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC NATIONAL RUNNING DAY-OTS
COLLEGE SOFTBALL WS-OC-VO-OC TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
COLLIER BOAT SINKS-OC-VO TS MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-VOTOPS
INSTAGRAM EDITING-OTS TS FORT MYERS SHOTS FIRED-VOTOPS
tease naples manatee zones-TRX-VO TS NAPLES MANATEE SPEED ZONES-VOTOPS
wx tease-OMNI OR WALL TS SANIBEL CAUSEWAY CRACKS-VOTOPS
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS SCHOOLS RECESS-VOTOPS
HL1) SCHOOLS RECESS-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP NBC2 WEB AND FB TEASE-MITTO
HL2) FM SHOTS FIRED-TRX-VO DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
HL3) SANIBEL CRACKS-TRX-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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HEADLINES


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HL1) BERGDAHL VIDEO-TRX-VO


BREAKING RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

THE TALIBAN JUST RELEASED VIDEO PURPORTING TO SHOW SERGEANT BOWE BERGDAHL'S TRANSFER.

NBC-2 HAS THE BREAKING DEVELOPMENTS OVERNIGHT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP


PLUS, NBC-2 IS LIVE ON DAY TWO OF A DAYCARE DEATH TRIAL.

THE EMOTIONAL TESTIMONY AFTER CHILDREN WERE LEFT ALONE IN A KIDDIE POOL.

IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HL3) SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK-TRX-NATSVO


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A SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK!

HAIL, HIGH WINDS AND HEAVY RAINS SLAM THE MIDWEST OVERNIGHT.

WHERE ARE THE STORMS HEADING NEXT?

HALEY'S GOT THE LATEST FORECAST.

NBC-2 NEWS TODAY STARTS RIGHT NOW! Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH


GOOD MORNING AND HAPPY HUMP DAY!

I'M CLAY MILLER.

AND I'M STACEY DEFFENBAUGH.

NBC-2 CHIEF METEORLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING SOME CLOUDS AND A PEEK OF SUN! Return to index of stories...


6:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL


Today's Weather Story

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...


TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT


NOW A QUICK CHECK OF THE ROADS AS YOU WAKE UP.

NICK HAS YOUR NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


BERGDAHL LATEST-TRX-OC-VO


BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT ---

THE TALIBAN JUST RELEASED A VIDEO PURPORTING TO SHOW SGT. BOWE BERGDAHL BEING HANDED OVER TO AMERICAN CUSTODY.

THE 17-MINUTE VIDEO SHOWS A CLEAN-SHAVEN BERGDAHL, DRESSED IN WHITE, SITTING IN A SILVER PICK-UP TRUCK PRIOR TO HIS RELEASE.

AS A HELICOPTER COMES IN FOR A LANDING, BERGDAHL IS BROUGHT OUT OF THE TRUCK TO WAIT, STANDING AND CLUTCHING A PLASTIC BAG.

ARMED MEN DOT THE HILLSIDE ABOVE HIM.

BERGDAHL IS THEN LED BY TWO MEN, A WHITE FLAG WAVING, TO GREET THREE MEN IN WHAT APPEAR TO BE CIVILIAN CLOTHES.

BERGDAHL - WHO WAS HELD CAPTIVE FOR FIVE YEARS - WAS RELEASED OVER THE WEEKEND IN EXCHANGE FOR FIVE HIGH-RANKING TALIBAN MILITANTS HELD AT GUANTANAMO BAY.

THE SWAP HAS BEEN HIGHLY CRITICIZED. Return to index of stories...


FORT MYERS SHOTS FIRED-OC-TRX-VO


WE ARE ON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT IN FORT MYERS.

NBC-2 CAMERAS WERE ROLLING RIGHT AFTER GUNSHOTS WERE FIRED NEAR FORD STREET AND LINCOLN BOULEVARD.

LAW ENFORCEMENT SATURATED SEVERAL BLOCKS IN THE AREA SEARCHING FOR SUSPECTS.

AS SOON AS WE HEAR UPDATES WE'LL LET YOU KNOW. Return to index of stories...


MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-TRX- ANIBOX VOTOPS


ALL NEW IN THE DAY AHEAD ----

DAY TWO OF A HIGH PROFILE TRIAL IN LEE COUNTY.

A LEHIGH ACRES DAYCARE OWNER IS ACCUSED OF LEAVING CHILDREN ALONE IN A POOL.

A TWO YEAR OLD DROWNED.

NBC-2'S SAM SWEENEY IS LIVE OUTSIDE THE LEE COUNTY COURTHOUSE WITH WHATS EXPECTED TODAY. Return to index of stories...


MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-LIVE


ITS EXPECTED TO BE ANOTHER DAY OF EMOTIONAL TESTIMONY.

MELISSA SMITH FACES MULTIPLE CHARGES INCLUDING AGGRAVATED MANSLAUGHTER AND CHILD NEGLECT. Return to index of stories...


MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-VO


CHRISTIANS PARENTS ALREADY TOOK THE STAND. EMOTIONS RAN HIGH AS THE PROSECUTOR ASKED HIS MOTHER ABOUT THE EVENTS THAT LED UP TO THAT DAY. Return to index of stories...


MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-SOTVO


00: Christa Mitchell/Christian's Mother

17:Demand Mitchell/Christian's Father

8:36-52

Did you know how many kids were at the house when you dropped off your son

No

Ok. Did you see your child again after you dropped him off.

No.

18:49-55

I always go in his room to give him a kiss and tell him to have a good day and that was the last time I saw Christian

WE EXPECT MORE WITNESSES TODAY.

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES SAYS SMITH WAS UP TO DATE WITH HER DAYCARE REGISTRATION.

BUT ON THE DAY OF CHRISTIAN DEATH -- SMITH WAS WATCHING 7 KIDS UNDER THE AGE OF 5 WHEN SHE WAS ONLY SUPPOSED TO BE SUPERVISING SIX. Return to index of stories...


MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-LIVE


WE WILL BE IN THE COURT LATER ON AS THIS TRIAL MOVES INTO DAY 2.

LIVE IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS SS NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


SEX PREDATOR STING-OC-VO


LOOKING AHEAD ----

SEVERAL MEN JUST ARRESTED IN A CHILD SEX STING --- COULD FACE UP TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON IF CONVICTED.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS ---

YOU'RE WATCHING LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES TAKE DOWN MEN ACCUSED OF PLANNING TO HAVE SEX WITH CHILDREN.

IN ALL, THIS STING CAUGHT TWO DOZEN MEN. RANGING IN AGE FROM 20 TO 74.

IF YOU WANT TO SEE IF ANY OF THE MEN LIVE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD, GO TO OUR WEBSITE.

WE'VE LISTED THEIR ADDRESSES ON NBC DASH TWO DOT COM.

THE STORY IS RIGHT THERE ON OUR HOMEPAGE. Return to index of stories...


MIDWEST STORMS-TRX-2SH-VO-WIPE


NOW TO THE LATEST ON A SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK.

METEOROLOGISTS SAY THEY WON'T KNOW UNTIL LATER THIS MORNING WHETHER TORNADOES TOUCHED DOWN IN IOWA AND KANSAS.

TRAINED SPOTTERS REPORTED SEEING FUNNEL CLOUDS TUESDAY.

CHECK OUT THIS SUPER CELL IN KANSAS!

ONE EXPERT WITH THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS THUNDERSTORMS KEEP MOVING THROUGH THE SAME AREAS OF NEBRASKA AND IOWA.

THE STORMS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO AFFECT PARTS OF ILLINOIS AND SOUTH DAKOTA. Return to index of stories...


NE FLOODING-VOTOPS-WIPE


AND LOOK AT THIS ---

PEOPLE IN PARTS OF OMAHA, NEBRASKA HAD TO BE RESCUED BY BOAT TUESDAY. AS SEVERE STORMS SWEEP OVER THE AREA.

EMERGENCY CREWS RESCUED AN ELDERLY WHEELCHAIR-BOUND WOMAN IN HER 90'S.

POLICE SAY SEVERAL HOMES FLOODED.

BUSES WERE CALLED IN TO BRING PEOPLE TO A SHELTER AT A NEARBY COMMUNITY CENTER.

AND ACCESS TO THE OMAHA AIRPORT WAS CUT OFF. Return to index of stories...


NE LIGHTNING-NATSVO


AND YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS.

A BOLT OF LIGHTNING STRIKES RIGHT IN FRONT OF A WOMAN.

THIS IS IN O'NEILL, NEBRASKA.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAID SOME AREAS IN THE MIDWEST SAW WINDS UP TO 80 MILES PER HOUR.

AND LOOKING AHEAD, HALEY, DAMAGING WIND GUSTS, HAIL AND TORNADOES ARE STILL POSSIBLE TODAY! Return to index of stories...


TRACKING SEVERE WX-TRX-WX WALL


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COLLIER HENDRY SCHOOLS LAST DAY-OTS


SOME LOCAL KIDS ARE WAKING UP GETTING READY FOR THE LAST FOR SCHOOL.

COLLIER COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL BE DISMISSED EARLY TODAY.

IT'S ALSO THE LAST DAY OF CLASS FOR HENDRY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL RECESS DEBATE-OC-VO


AND A BIG HEADLINE THIS MORNING ---

WHEN LEE COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS RETURN FROM SUMMER BREAK, THEY WILL GET MORE RECESS.

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS JUST VOTED TO COMMIT AT LEAST 15 MINUTES A DAY TO FREE TIME.

THOUSANDS OF PARENTS SIGNED A PETITION LAST MONTH ASKING THE SCHOOL BOARD FOR MANDATORY RECESS.

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS RESPONDED - VOTING UNANIMOUSLY TO MAKE SURE EVERY ELEMENTARY STUDENT GETS A DAILY BREAK.

PARENTS SAY THIS IS A BIG WIN WHICH WILL HELP CHILDREN SUCCEED IN THE CLASSROOM. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL RECESS DEBATE-SOTVO


Ms. Soloman, Parent

17:06:28 it's very hard to see your 9-year-old come home so tired stressed out because it's work work work! 17:06:36

UP UNTIL THIS POINT - EACH SCHOOL SET ITS OWN RULES FOR RECESS.

THE CHANGES WILL BE IN EFFECT BY AUGUST FOR THE START OF NEXT SCHOOL YEAR. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


A CONTROVERSIAL OIL DRILLING PROJECT IS CLOSER TO GETTING THE GREEN LIGHT IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

PLUS, NEW DETAILS THIS MORNING --- A TOWN IS IN SHOCK AS TWO YOUNG GIRLS FACE CHARGES FOR NEARLY STABBING THEIR FRIEND TO DEATH---- AN ACT THEY SAY WAS INSPIRED BY A FICTIONAL ONLINE CHARACTER --- WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW, HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

LENTH 2:27 Return to index of stories...


6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

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...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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SHOCKING STABBING-VO IN PLASMA


THIS MORNING WATCHING THE ONLINE ACTIVITY OF YOUR KIDS IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER.

AND AUTHORITIES IN WISCONSIN ARE STEPPING UP THEIR GAME.

THE PUSH COMES AFTER TWO 12-YEAR-OLD GIRLS BRUTALLY STABBED A FELLOW 12-YEAR-OLD AFTER THEY LOST TOUCH WITH REALITY THROUGH THE INTERNET.

POLICE SAY THE GIRLS SPENT MONTHS PLANNING THE ATTACK USING THE INTERNET.

IT WAS IN AN EFFORT TO PROVE THAT SLENDER MAN, A FICTIONAL CHARACTER THEY LEARNED ABOUT THROUGH A HORROR WEBSITE, WAS REAL.

NOW, ONE MOTHER OF SIX, SAYS SHE'S WORRIED ABOUT WHAT HER CHILDREN COULD BE SEEING ON THE INTERNET WHEN SHE IS NOT WATCHING. Return to index of stories...


SHOCKING STABBING-SOTVO, PLASMA


"One click, they could be into something they should have never seen."

IF YOU'RE A CONCERNED PARENT, HERE'S SOME ADVICE FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT:

USE MONITORING SOFTWARE, LIKE "COMPUTER COP" ON YOUR CHILDREN'S COMPUTERS.

IT ALLOWS YOU TO MONITOR YOUR KID'S INTERNET USE, FLAGGING DANGEROUS WORDS AND IMAGES THAT THEY MAY COME ACROSS. Return to index of stories...


NEW PRISON INMATES REPORT-OTS


A NEW STORY AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING ---THAT TAKES A CLOSER LOOK AT INMATES WHEN THEY ARE RELEASED FROM PRISON.

THERE IS GROWING EVIDENCE THAT PRISONERS WHO RETURN TO FREEDOM WITHOUT SUPPORT OR GUIDANCE ARE LIKELY TO RE-OFFEND

THE REPORT NOTED THAT THE PERIOD IMMEDIATELTY FOLLOWIGN A PERSON'S RELEASE IS CRITICAL.

FLORIDA IS ONE OF THE STATES LISTED AS NOT OFFERING A LOT OF HELP FOR PEOPLE GETTING OUT OF PRISON. Return to index of stories...


KATZ FUNERAL-OC-VO


LOOKING AHEAD ---

A FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD THIS MORNING FOR PHILANTHROPIST AND PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER CO-OWNER LEWIS KATZ.

HE WAS KILLED ON HIS CORPORATE JET ALONG WITH SIX OTHERS DURING TAKEOFF SATURDAY.

THE SERVICE IS BEING HELD AT TEMPLE UNIVERSITY IN PHILADELPHIA.

FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS SAY DATA FROM THE FLIGHT RECORDER SHOW THE PLANE NEVER LIFTED OFF THE GROUND BEFORE IT PLUNGED INTO A RAVINE AND BURST INTO FLAMES IN BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING FOLO-OC-VO


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ALL NEW RIGHT NOW --- IT'S A VERY CONTENTIOUS ISSUE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

45 DAYS AND COUNTING UNTIL A FINAL DECISION ON OIL DRILLING.

THIS MORNING A TEXAS-BASED OIL COMPANY IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO DRILLING IN COLLIER COUNTY.

A JUDGE JUST RECOMMENDED THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ISSUE THE PERMIT TO THE DAN A HUGHES COMPANY.

ACTIVISTS HAVE BEEN FIGHTING IT FOR MORE THAN A YEAR -- SEVERAL CHALLENGED IT BASED ON HEALTH AND WILDLIFE CONCERNS.

THE D-E-P NOW HAS 45 DAYS TO ISSUE A FINAL DECISION.

THE GROUPS WHO HAVE BEEN FIGHTING IT ALL ALONG SAY THEY'RE NOT GIVING UP YET. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING FOLO-SOTVO


If our health deteriorates because of the well and the pollution and this we will definitely leave but we will not stop fighting for clean water we will not stop fighting for the Everglades

IN A STATEMENT TO NBC2 -- THE DAN A HUGHES COMPANY SAY THEY WERE ENCOURAGED BY THE JUDGE'S DECISION -

SAYING IT WAS BASED ON SOUND SCIENCE AND FULL CONSIDERATION OF FACTS. Return to index of stories...


CHROMECAST WORLD CUP-OTS


THIS IS INTERESTING ---

THE WORLD CUP IS COMING TO GOOGLE'S CHROMECAST.

WE'VE LEARNED ESPN'S CABLE AND SATELLITE SUBSCRIBERS WILL NOW BE ABLE TO STREAM ALL OF THE ACTION TO ANY TV IN THE HOUSE USING THE WATCH ESPN APP. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT-VO


IT WAS MAKE IT OR BREAK IT TIME FOR THE LADY GATORS!

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT --- WE HAVE ALL THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE COLLEGE SOFTBALL WORLD SERIES. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

LENGTH 3:00 Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


TIME NOW TO SAY HELLO AND GOOD MORNING TO OUR NBC2 FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY.

THIS IS MARIE MORGAN OF FORT MYERS

GREAT TO SEE YOU - THANKS FOR WATCHING AND CONNECTING WITH US ON OUR NBC2 NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LIKE US - AND YOU COULD BE NEXT!

MARIE - HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY! Return to index of stories...


6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-3SHOT


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6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX GRX-WX WALL


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...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


COLLEGE SOFTBALL WS-OC-VO-OC


NEW THIS MORNING ---

THE LADY GATOR SOFTBALL TEAM MADE HISTORY LAST NIGHT. LETS SHOW YOU HOW THEY GOT IT DONE.

A LOCAL GIRL FROM NAPLES ON THE OPPOSING TEAM. JACKIE TRAINA PITCHING FOR ALABAMA.

TRAINA DID NOT HAVE HER BEST STUFF AND THE GATORS TOOK ADVANTAGE -- IN THE 2ND INNING -- KIRSTI MERRITT WITH A 3 RUN HOMER TO LEFT -- MAKING IT 5-1 GATORS EARLY IN THE CONTEST --

AND FLORIDA WINS THEIR 1ST EVER NATIONAL TITLE BY A SCORE OF 6 TO 3. SO CONGRATS TO THE GATORS.

AND CONGRATS TO JACKIE TRAINA. HER CAREER AT ALABAMA ENDS -- SHE WINS 106 GAMES, STRIKEOUTS NEARLY A 1,000 BATTERS, AND A CAREER ERA JUST UNDER 2 -- CERTAINLY ONE OF THE BEST PITCHERS EVER IN THE GAME --- Return to index of stories...


COLLIER BOAT SINKS-OC-VO


A TIMELY WARNING FOR BOAT OWNERS THIS MORNING ---

NOW THAT IT'S RAINY SEASON --- MAKE SURE ALL YOUR EQUIPMENT IS WORKING PROPERLY.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS-

A BOAT SUNK AT THE DOCKS ON FIFTH IN NAPLES TUESDAY MORNING.

THE HARBOR MASTER BELIEVES A PUMP IN THE BOAT WAS BROKEN.

IT'S SUPPOSED TO GET RID OF ANY WATER IN THE BOTTOM OF THE BOAT.

INSTEAD, RAIN WATER FILLED UP, CAUSING THE BOAT TO SINK.

SEA TOW RAISED THE BOAT OUT OF THE WATER AND CLEANED UP THE OIL. Return to index of stories...


INSTAGRAM EDITING-OTS


THIS IS INTERESTING ---

INSTAGRAM UNVEILS SEVERAL NEW FEATURES.

USERS OF THE PHOTO SHARING APP WILL NOT ONLY HAVE ACCESS TO A WIDER RANGE OF

FILTERS, BUT THEY WILL BE ABLE TO CONTROL THE BRIGHTNESS, CONTRAST AND

SATURATION OF PICTURES. Return to index of stories...


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ALL NEW AHEAD AT 6:30 ---- A BRAND NEW STORY AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING ----

WE'RE TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT MANATEE SPEED ZONES IN NAPLES --- AND A KEY VOTE IN THE DAY AHEAD. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


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BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

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HL1) SCHOOLS RECESS-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

PARENTS PREVAIL!

AFTER DEMANDING MORE RECESS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS, A DECISION HAS BEEN MADE. IN A LIVE REPORT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) FM SHOTS FIRED-TRX-VO


AND THERE WAS AN OVERNIGHT SHOOTING IN FORT MYERS.

NBC-2 WAS THERE AS DEPUTIES SEARCHED FOR THE SHOOTER. Return to index of stories...


HL3) SANIBEL CRACKS-TRX-VO


AND A HEADS UP FOR DRIVERS ---

AN IMPORTANT INSPECTION FOR CRACKS IS ABOUT TO START ALONG THE SANIBEL CAUSEWAY.

BUT WHY ENGINEERS SAY YOU HAVE NO NEED TO WORRY. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SHOT


HI EVERYBODY, WE MADE IT TO WEDNESDAY. GOOD TO HAVE YOU ALONG, I'M STACEY DEFFENBAUGH.

AND I'M CLAY MILLER.

NBC-2 CHIEF METEORLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING SOME CLOUD COVER, BUT ALSO SOME PEEKS OF SUNSHINE IN THE DAY AHEAD! Return to index of stories...


6:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL


Today's Weather Story

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...


TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT


AND HOW ARE THE ROADS LOOKING BEFORE YOU HEAD OUT THE DOOR ---

NICK HAS YOUR NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL RECESS-2SH-TRX-OBX


NEW THIS MORNING--

PARENTS PREVAIL!

AFTER A PARENT PETITION CAMPAIGN TO BRING RECESS BACK TO LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS, THE SCHOOL BOARD VOTED TO MAKE RECESS MANDATORY IN ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.

THE DECISION-- 15 MINUTES EVERY DAY.

NOW THE QUESTION IS---- IS THAT ENOUGH?

NBC2'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE WITH DETAILS ON THE DECISION AND PARENT REACTION THIS MORNING-- Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL RECESS-LIVE


IN THE LAST HOUR WE ASKED PARENTS FOR THEIR THOUGHTS ON THE SCHOOLS BOARDS DECISION.

HERE'S WHAT PARENTS ARE SAYING ON OUR FACEBOOK THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL RECESS-SS-VO


LISA SAYS IT IS NOT ENOUGH TIME BUT ITS A BEGINNING. HOPE TO SEE IT EXTENDED NOT

TOO LONG AFTER.

ROBERT SAYS 15 MINUTES IS NOT ENOUGH TIME. BY THE TIME THE THEY GET OUTSUDE THEY WILL HAVE TO TURN SROUND AND GO RIGHT BACK INSIDE.

JODI LYNN SAYS GREAT DECISION TO BRING IT BACK BUT SHOULD BE AT LEAST 30 MIN!

TO CATCH YOU UP TO SPEED THIS MORNING-- SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS JUST VOTED TO COMMIT AT LEAST 15 MINUTES A DAY TO FREE TIME.

UP UNTIL THIS POINT - EACH SCHOOL SET ITS OWN RULES FOR RECESS, LEAVING SOME WITHOUT ANY FREE TIME--

THOUSANDS OF PARENTS SIGNED A PETITION LAST MONTH ASKING THE SCHOOL BOARD FOR MANDATORY RECESS AND THE BOARD VOTED UNANIMOUSLY IN THEIR FAVOR.

THE CHANGES WILL BE IN EFFECT BY AUGUST FOR THE START OF NEXT SCHOOL YEAR. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL RECESS-LIVE


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SUPT. CONTRACT-OC-SS


IF YOU WENT TO BED EARLY LAST NIGHT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED THIS BIG HEADLINE ---

THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD JUST UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE NEW CONTRACT FOR

SUPERINTENDENT DOCTOR NANCY GRAHAM.

WE'VE LEARNED HER BASE SALARY IS $185-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

THAT'S UP 9 POINT 4 PERCENT FROM THE $169-THOUSAND SHE'S MAKING THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


SANIBEL CAUSEWAY CRACKS-TRX-VO IN PLASMA


IF YOU ARE HEADED TO SANIBEL OR CAPTIVA TODAY, BE AWARE THAT ENGINEERS WILL BE OUT THERE TODAY INSPECTING THE SANIBEL CAUSEWAY.

THERE WILL BE NO LANE CLOSURES, BUT THERE COULD BE SOME MINOR DELAYS, SO BE PREPARED FOR THAT.

THE INSPECTION WORK WILL BE DONE FROM THE SHOULDERS OF THE THREE BRIDGES. THEY ARE LOOKING AT CRACKS.

IT IS EXPECTED TO BE A ONE-DAY JOB.

THERE HAS BEEN SOME ONGOING CRACKING IN THE BEAMS UNDER THE DECKS OF THE BRIDGES.

THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTION SAYS, NOT TO WORRY, THE CAUSEWAY IS SAFE. Return to index of stories...


SANIBEL CAUSEWAY CRACKS-SOTVO, PLASMA


"No, there's not a big concern, they certainly want to watch it,

there's a 75 year useful life on the causeway we want to make sure get

all 75 years out of the causeway" Doug Congress, Vice Mayor Sanibel

REPAIRS ARE PROPOSED TO SEAL THE CRACKS IN THE CONCRETE AND PREVENT THEM FROM CONTINUING, WITH THE GOAL OF ENSURING THE CAUSEWAY BRIDGES REACH THEIR TARGETED 75-YEAR LIFE SPAN. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES MANATEE ZONES-OTS-VO


TAKING A LOOK AHEAD ----

THE NAPLES CITY COUNCIL IS ABOUT TO TAKE AN IMPORTANT VOTE ON MANATEE SPEED ZONES FOR BOATS.

THI IS AFTER A NAPLES CITY COUNCILMAN PUSHED BACK THE VOTE ON AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH MANATEE SPEED ZONES.

IT WOULD AFFECT DOCTORS PASS AND MOORINGS BAY.

DOUG FINLAY SAYS HE FIRST WANTED INPUT FROM A RETIRED F-W-C ATTORNEY.

THE ORDINANCE WOULD LET THE CITY SET SPEED ZONES ON THE WATER. Return to index of stories...


FORT MYERS SHOTS FIRED-TRX-VO


BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT IF YOU'RE JUST WAKING UP WITH US---

NBC-2 CAMERAS WERE ROLLING RIGHT AFTER GUNSHOTS WERE FIRED IN FORT MYERS.

IT HAPPENED IN THE AREA OF FORD STREET AND LINCOLN BOULEVARD LAST NIGHT.

NO WORD ON ANY INJURIES.

POLICE SENT UP THE CHOPPER AND SPREAD OUT INTO SEVERAL STREETS SEARCHING FOR SUSPECTS. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER FIRED-OC-VO


THIS MORNING WE'RE LOOKING AHEAD TO THE NEXT STEP AFTER A TEACHER WAS FIRED.

FORMER LAKE TRAFFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER MARY VILLA IS FIGHTING TO GET HER JOB BACK.

SHE SAYS SHE WAS FIRED FOR HELPING HER STUDENTS.

BUT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SAYS SHE WAS HELPING THEM CHEAT.

SUPERINTENDENT KAMELA PATTON WROTE IN HER TEMINATION LETTER -QUOTE- "YOU ADMITTED TO ASSISTING STUDENTS WITH THE THIRD GRADE PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENTS IN DIRECT VIOLATION OF THE TEST ADMINISTRATION SECURITY AGREEMENT YOU SIGNED." Return to index of stories...


TEACHER FIRED-SOTVO


no, because if they are saying I did something wrong, it wasn't intentionally

THE TERMINATION LETTER ALSO SAYS LAST YEAR VILLA WAS SUSPENDED ONE DAY WITHOUT PAY FOR VIOLATING PROTOCOL ON A BENCHMARK EXAM.

VILLA'S FATE IS NOW UP TO AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE. Return to index of stories...


VA WAIT TIMES-OC-VO-SS(2)-OC


NBC-2 IS STAYING ON TOP OF THIS AS YOU WAKE UP ---

14 DAYS.

THAT'S HOW LONG VETERANS SHOULD EXPECT TO WAIT WHEN THEY SEEK MEDICAL HELP THROUGH THE VA --

WAITS OF 115 DAYS IN PHOENIX HAVE CAUSED OUTRAGE --

BUT NBC2 FOUND OUT OUR LOCAL FACILITIES AREN'T MEETING STANDARDS EITHER.

ACCORDING TO INFORMATION JUST RELEASED BY USA TODAY --

THE NATIONAL AVERAGE IS 27 DAYS.

IN FLORIDA, THE STATEWIDE THE AVERAGE IS 28 POINT 8 DAYS --

THE LONGEST WAIT IN FLORIDA IS IN GAINSVILLE, WHERE ON AVERAGE VETERANS WAIT 50 POINT 8 DAYS FOR CARE.

OUR LOCAL SYSTEM -- BAY PINES -- HAS AN AVERAGE 32 POINT 6 DAY WAIT.

VETERAN'S WE SPOKE TO WHO USE OUR LOCAL SYSTEM SAY THE CARE THEY GET IS GREAT, THEY JUST DON'T THINK THERE ARE ENOUGH RESOURCES TO CARE FOR ALL OF THE VETERANS IN A TIMELY MANNER. Return to index of stories...


VA WAIT TIMES-SOTVO


John Chiassom, Veteran

"Look, I can walk in there and they take care of me for free. That's something you can't just brush aside and say they're service isn't any good." "They're trying, they just don't have the people there to do it."

OUR LOCAL V-A OFFICIALS TOLD US THEY ARE WORKING ON GETTING VETERANS BETTER, MORE TIMELY CARE -- BUT WOULD NOT TELL US WHY THE WAIT TIMES ARE LONGER THAN 14 DAYS. Return to index of stories...


TERM LIMITS-OC-VO


LOOKING AHEAD NOW TO THIS NOVEMBER.

LEE COUNTY VOTERS WILL DECIDE IF COMMISSIONERS SHOULD HAVE TERM LIMITS.

THE COMMISSION VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TUESDAY TO PLACE A REFERENDUM ON THE BALLOT THAT WOULD LIMIT CANDIDATES TO SERVE NO MORE THAN 12 YEARS.

A MAJORITY OF VOTERS AT THE MEETING SEEMED TO AGREE.

SOME PEOPLE SAID THEY BELIEVE TERM LIMITS ARE NEEDED FOR ALL COUNTY OFFICES.

THE COUNTY'S LEGAL ADVISERS WARN THE REFERENDUM COULD BE CHALLENGED. Return to index of stories...


CHURCH THEFT-OC-VO


THIS MORNING A CHURCH SECRETARY IS BEING HELD AT THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY JAIL.

ACCUSED OF STEALING NEARLY 22-THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM PILGRIM UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

61-YEAR-OLD LINDA BISCHOFF HANDLED THE CHURCH'S EXPENSES FOR YEARS - A YEAR AGO, THE PASTOR NOTICED THEIR BUDGET WAS SHRINKING, SO HE WENT TO DEPUTIES.

ACCORDING TO A FORENSIC AUDIT REPORT, BISCHOFF USED THE CHURCH'S BUSINESS CREDIT CARD TO BUY FOOD, CLOTHES AND EXPENSIVE ITEMS LIKE A NEW TV SET AND A WASHER AND DRYER.

BISCHOFF FACES GRAND THEFT AND SCHEME TO DEFRAUD CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


FATHERS DAY SPENDING-OTS-SS


ALL NEW THIS MORNING --- WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO FATHER'S DAY.

AND THE NBC-2 OVERNIGHT TEAM FOUND THIS ---

THE AVERAGE PERSON WILL SPEND $114 ON FATHER'S DAY GIFTS.

THAT'S ACTUALLY DOWN FROM $120 DOLLARS LAST YEAR, AND SIGNIFICANTLY LESS THAN THE AVERAGE MOTHER'S DAY SPEND OF $163 DOLLARS.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO THE SURVEY CONDUCTED BY PROSPER INSIGHTS AND ANALYTICS.

FATHER'S DAY IS SUNDAY, JUNE 15TH. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT


NEW THIS MORNING ---

YOU GOTTA HEAR THIS.

NEW AUDIO JUST RELEASED IN THE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING MALAYSIAN JET.

COULD THIS BE THE MAJOR BREAK?

PLUS, AIRLINE PROFITS AND CAR SALES. AND THE SURPRISING NUMBERS JUST RELEASED THIS MORNING. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

LENGTH 3:07 Return to index of stories...


6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Weather Trends

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...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION OR CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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MISSING MALAYSIA PLANE AUDIO-OC-SOTVO


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ---

RESEARCHERS IN AUSTRALIA JUST RELEASED AN AUDIO CLIP OF A MYSTERIOUS NOISE DETECTED DEEP IN THE INDIAN OCEAN THAT *COULD* BE RELATED TO THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 370.

TAKE A LISTEN:

THAT "BOOM" KIND OF SOUND WAS RECORDED AROUND THE TIME FLIGHT 370 VANISHED.

THE NOISE WAS PICKED UP BY UNDERWATER MICROPHONES DESIGNED TO LISTEN FOR NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS.

RESEARCHERS HAVE BEEN ANALYZING THE SOUND FOR WEEKS -- TO SEE IF IT *MIGHT* BE THE PLANE HITTING THE WATER OR IMPLODING AS IT SANK.

BUT THEY CAUTION THERE IS NO DEFINITIVE EVIDENCE. Return to index of stories...


AIRLINE PROFITS-OC-TRX-VO


NOW A NEW NBC-2 CONSUMER ALERT ---

THE TRAVELING PUBLIC IS EXPECTED TO SPEND SOME 746-BILLION DOLLARS GLOBALLY ON AIR TRAVEL THIS YEAR.

BUT AMAZINGLY. OUT OF THAT MASSIVE FIGURE. THE AVERAGE PROFIT AN AIRLINE MAKES ON EACH PASSENGER IS JUST 5-DOLLARS-AND-42-CENTS.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO THE INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION.

THE INDUSTRY IS EXPECTED TO MAKE A POST-TAX PROFIT OF 18-BILLION-DOLLARS THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


CAR SALES-OTS


THIS IS INTERESTING ---

AUTOMAKERS ARE ENJOYING A BIG JUMP IN SALES.

THEY SOLD ABOUT ONE-POINT-SIX MILLION VEHICLES IN MAY. UP NEARLY 11 AND A HALF PERCENT FROM A YEAR AGO.

EVEN G-M SALES SOARED, DESPITE RECALLING THOUSANDS OF VEHICLES. Return to index of stories...


V STIVIANO ATTACK ARREST-OC-VO


AN NBC-2 UPDATE NOW ---

ONE OF THE GUYS WHO ALLEGEDLY PUNCHED V. STIVIANO IN THE FACE WAS JUST ARRESTED IN NEW YORK CITY.

POLICE SAY THE SUSPECT IS DOMINICK DIORIO. A 40-YEAR-OLD FROM LONG ISLAND -- AND HE'S BEEN CHARGED WITH THIRD DEGREE ASSAULT AS A HATE CRIME AND HARASSMENT.

STIVIANO CLAIMED 2 MEN JUMPED HER SUNDAY NIGHT OUTSIDE A HOTEL IN NEW YORK CITY.

HER ATTORNEY SAYS THE MEN PUNCHED HER AND HURLED RACIAL SLURS.

STIVIANO IS THE WOMAN WHO RECORDED DONALD STERLING RANTING AGAINST AFRICAN-AMERICANS, LEADING TO HIS NBA LIFETIME BAN. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX


TIME NOW TO SEE WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY ----

ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE GOES COUNTRY.

SINGER MIRANDA LAMBERT AND ROCKER ERIC CHURCH ARE ON COVERS OF ROLLING STONE.

THE MAGAZINE INTERVIEWED BOTH SINGERS FOR A SPECIAL COUNTRY ISSUE. PROMOTING ITS NEW COUNTRY MUSIC WEBSITE.

LAMBERT CHATS ABOUT EVERYTHING FROM BEYONCE TO HER RISE TO FAME.

THE MAGAZINES HIT STANDS FRIDAY. Return to index of stories...


POOL REPAIRMAN RESCUE-OC-VO


THIS MORNING WE HAVE SOME ADORABLE VIDEO TO GET YOUR DAY OFF ON THE RIGHT FOOT ---

A PHOENIX POOL REPAIRMAN WENT BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY WHEN HE SPOTTED A SMALL PRAIRIE DOG FLOATING IN A BACKYARD POOL.

HE PULLED HIM OUT -- AND STARTED GIVING THE LITTLE GUY C-P-R.

HE PUT THE PRAIRIE DOG OVER A PIECE OF P-V-C PIPE AND STARTED GENTLY SQUEEZING ITS SIDES TO GET IT TO SPIT OUT THE WATER.

AFTER A FEW MINUTES, IT LET OUT A HICCUP. AND STARTED TO BREATH. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

JUST AHEAD-- NBC-2 RUNS DOWN YOUR MORNING TOP STORIES,

PLUS WHAT NASA IS CALLING THE MOST COLORFUL VIEW IN THE UNIVERSE, YOU'LL WANT TO SEE THIS.

AND WE'LL HAVE A FINAL CHECK OF YOUR NBC-2 FIRST ALERT FORECAST ON THE 2'S AND A CHECK OF THE ROADS. Return to index of stories...


NBC2 WEATHER APP TEASE-TRX-SS


AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE IN THE KNOW, ON THE GO, WITH THE NBC-2 WEATHER APP.

YOU GET SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S MOST EXPERIENCED TEAM OF METEORLOGISTS AND THE AREA'S ONLY LIVE DOPPLER RADAR. YOUR FORECAST ON THE 2'S IS NEXT. Return to index of stories...


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

LENGTH 2:48 Return to index of stories...


TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


PREPRODUCED BY NBC - MAKE SURE MASTER DOESN'T BUG THIS ELEMENT Return to index of stories...


6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL


Full Forecast

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...


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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STOLEN RING RETURNED-OC-VO


AN N-B-C-2 FOLLOW-UP THIS MORNING

WE FIRST TOLD YOU ABOUT A SAD SITUATION -- AFTER A MAN'S DEAD WIFE'S RINGS WERE STOLEN.

FIVE MONTHS LATER THE MORROW FAMILY IS REUNITED WITH THE BANDS --

JUST IN TIME FOR CRAIG MORROW'S SON TO WEAR HIS MOTHERS RING AROUND HIS NECK FOR HIS WEDDING THIS PAST WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


STOLEN RING RETURNED-SOTVO


Craig morrow/no super - graphic in use

14:25-14:36

Just elated and extremely greatful part of me couldn't believe it because it had been so long I was thinking ya know by now somebody had gotten away with it and they'll never find the person

DENNIS BERTA WAS ARRESTED FOR STEALING TWO RINGS OFF THE WOMAN WHILE TRANSPORTING THE BODY FROM THE HOSPITAL TO A FUNERAL HOME.

SHE DIED SUDDENLY WHILE VISITING HER SON IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA FOR CHRISTMAS. Return to index of stories...


MOST COLORFUL VIEW OF UINIVERSE-OC-VO


THIS IS REALLY COOL ---

NASA JUST RELEASED WHAT IT CALLS ONE OF THE MOST COLORFUL DEEP SPACE IMAGES OF THE UNIVERSE EVER CAPTURED BY THE HUBBLE TELESCOPE.

NASA SAYS THIS IMAGE INCLUDES ABOUT 10-THOUSAND GALAXIES -- GOING BACK TO WITHIN A FEW HUNDRED-MILLION YEARS OF THE BIG BANG.

WHAT MAKES THIS ONE DIFFERENT -- IS THE ADDITION OF ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT.

THE HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE, WHICH IS NOW 24 YEARS OLD, IS A JOINT PROJECT BETWEEN NASA AND THE EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY. Return to index of stories...


PANERA INGREDIENTS-OC-VO


ARE YOU A FAN OF PANERA?

YOU'LL BE HEARING MORE ABOUT THIS TODAY ---

PANERA BREAD IS JOINING A GROWING TREND.

ANNOUNCING PLANS TO REMOVE ARTIFICIAL ADDITIVES FROM ITS FOOD.

PANERA WILL DROP ARTIFICIAL COLORS, FLAVORS, SWEETENERS AND PRESERVATIVES BY 2016.

THE CHAIN HAS ABOUT 18- HUNDRED LOCATIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY, BUT IT'S BEEN FACING SLOWING SALES GROWTH. Return to index of stories...


NATIONAL RUNNING DAY-OTS


ALL NEW AS YOU GET YOUR DAY GOING ---

BE A PART OF NATIONAL RUNNING DAY!

IT'S A COAST-TO-COAST CELEBRATION OF RUNNING.

ON THIS DAY, LONGTIME RUNNERS RE-AFFIRM THEIR LOVE OF RUNNING AND BEGINNERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO KICK OFF A LIFETIME AND LIFE-CHANGING COMMITMENT. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS MELISSA SMITH TRIAL-VOTOPS


TIME RIGHT NOW IS..

TAKING A LOOK AT TODAY'S TOP STORIES.

IN THE DAY AHEAD NBC-2 WILL BE TRACKING DAY TWO FOR THE TRIAL OF MELISSA SMITH.

SHE IS ACCUSED OF LEAVING CHILDREN ALONE.

LEAVING A 2 YEAR OLD TO DROWN IN A POOL.

ON THE DAY OF CHRISTIAN BYRD'S DEATH.

SMITH WAS WATCHING 7 KIDS UNDER THE AGE OF 5.

WHEN SHE WAS ONLY REQUIRED TO SUPERVISE SIX.

SMITH FACES MULTIPLE CHARGES INCLUDING AGGRAVATED MANSLAUGHTER AND CHILD NEGLECT. Return to index of stories...


TS FORT MYERS SHOTS FIRED-VOTOPS


NBC-2 IS WORKING TO LEARN MORE OF A SHOOTING IN LEE COUNTY.

IT HAPPENED NEAR FORT STREET IN FORT MYERS.

LAW ENFORCEMENT SATURATED SEVERAL BLOCKS IN THE AREA SEARCHING FOR SUSPECTS.

AS SOON AS WE HEAR UPDATES WE'LL LET YOU KNOW. Return to index of stories...


TS NAPLES MANATEE SPEED ZONES-VOTOPS


A STORY YOU CAN COUNT NBC-2 TO FOLLOW IN THE DAY AHEAD.

THE NAPLES CITY COUNCIL IS EXPECTED TO TAKE UP AN IMPORTANT VOTE ON MANATEE SPEED ZONES FOR BOATS.

THIS IS AFTER A NAPLES CITY COUNCILMAN PUSHED BACK THE VOTE ON AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH MANATEE SPEED ZONES.

IT WOULD AFFECT DOCTORS PASS AND MOORINGS BAY.

THE ORDINANCE WOULD LET THE CITY SET SPEED ZONES ON THE WATER. Return to index of stories...


TS SANIBEL CAUSEWAY CRACKS-VOTOPS


LATER TODAY, INSPECTORS WILL TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT CRACKS ON THE SANIBEL CAUSEWAY.

THE SPANS ARE ONLY 7 YEARS OLD, BUT THERE ARE ALREADY SMALL FRACTURES THAT ARE VISBILE UNDERNEATH THE BRIDGE.

CREWS WILL BE OUT BETWEEN 9 A-M AND 3 P-M.

THEY LIKELY WON'T HAVE TO CLOSE ANY LANES TODAY.

THERE SHOULD ONLY BE MINOR DELAYS HEADING ON AND OFF THE ISLANDS. Return to index of stories...


TS SCHOOLS RECESS-VOTOPS


RECESS IS BACK FOR LEE COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS.

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS VOTED TO COMMIT AT LEAST 15 MINUTES A DAY TO FREE TIME.

THOUSANDS OF PARENTS SIGNED A PETITION LAST MONTH ASKING THE SCHOOL BOARD FOR MANDATORY RECESS.

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS RESPONDED - VOTING UNANIMOUSLY TO MAKE SURE EVERY ELEMENTARY STUDENT GETS A DAILY BREAK

THE CHANGES WILL BE IN EFFECT BY AUGUST FOR THE START OF NEXT SCHOOL YEAR. Return to index of stories...


NBC2 WEB AND FB TEASE-MITTO


REMEMBER YOU CAN GET THE LATEST TOP STORIES, BREAKING UPDATES AND NEWS OF THE DAY ON OUR NBC-2 FACEBOOK PAGE.

YOU CAN ALSO STAY INFORMED BY CHECKING OUT OUR WEBSITE NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...


DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

ROADS ARE ALL CLEAR - NO ACCIDENTS OR ROAD BLOCKS TO REPORT.

THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE-4-SHOT


REMEMBER FOR BREAKING NEWS, WEATHER INFORMATION AND NEWS ONLINE, 24-HOURS A DAY, HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE--

NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. Return to index of stories...