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HAGEL HEARING-SOT, ON CAM SANIBEL BANK ROBBERY-TRX-SS-VO
TRACY MORGAN DRIVER COURT-VO TAYLOR GUILTY-OC-SS
SLENDERMAN STABBING COURT-VO RAUSCHENBERG COURT CASE-VO, ON CAM
HANSON FOWLER SHOOTING-SS, VO YACHT CLUB PARKING-VO WIPE
JOSE SUAZO DEATH-SS YACHT CLUB PARKING-SOTVO
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UNITED CHANGES PROGRAM-VO TURTLE TUNNEL-PKG
TARGET SHAREHOLDERS-VO TURTLE TUNNEL-TAG
JOB OPENINGS-VO CUBS VS TOY CAR-VO
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ANTI HACKING SCAM-ON CAM SAN FRAN TO BRAZIL-SOTVO WIPE
ANTI HACKING SCAM-PKG WORLD CUP BALLOON-VO TOPS
ANTI HACKING SCAM-TAG US OPEN ON NBC2-VO WIPE
BEST AND WORST CITIES-VO US OPEN ON NBC2-SOT-CG
ON TIME ARRIVALS-VO COMING UP @ 4-CLIP
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BN: ACCIDENT-TRXSS


Confirmed no injuries per NNFD, truck dumped mulch

THIS INVOLVES AN 18-WHEELER ON IT'S SIDE

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Northbound lanes of Collier Blvd at Pine Ridge Road are shut down due to an accident. Traffic being rerouted onto White Blvd. Use caution. Return to index of stories...


HEADLINES


HIS ARSENAL WAS EXTENSIVE--

A RIFLE AND 20 LOADED MAGAZINES!

TODAY A SMALL COMMUNITY IN OREGON COPES WITH YET ANOTHER DEADLY SCHOOL SHOOTING.

POLICE IN FORT MYERS ARE LOOKING FOR A GUNMAN.

SOMEONE OPENED FIRE ON A GROUP OF TEENS OVERNIGHT--

TWO OF THEM ENDED UP IN THE HOSPITAL.

AND IT'S ALMOST SUMMER--

WHICH MEANS AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE ON THEIR WAY.

THIS IS A LOOK AT LIVE DOPPLER RADAR--

AND YOU CAN SEE SOME ALREADY POPING UP.

THE NEWS AT NOON STARTS NOW! Return to index of stories...


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HAGEL HEARING-VO WIPE


DEFENSE SECRETARY CHUCK HAGEL IS ON CAPITOL HILL THIS MORNING.

HE'S UNDER FIRE FOR THE U-S ROLE IN SWAPPING PRISONERS FOR U-S SERVICEMAN BOWE BERGDAHL.

MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ARE UPSET THAT THE WHITE HOUSE DID NOT INFORM THEM ABOUT THE PENDING DEAL--

AND FEEL THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION BROKE THE LAW.

IN HIS OPENING STATEMENT--

HAGEL SAYS SWAPPING PRISONERS WAS THE RIGHT THING TO DO. Return to index of stories...


HAGEL HEARING-SOT, ON CAM


I want to make one fundamental point - I would never sign any document or make any agreement, agree to any decision that I did not feel was in the best interests of this country. Nor would the President of the United States, who made the final decision with the full support of his national security team.

HAGEL IS URGING CONGRESS TO JUDGE THE SWAP ON FACTS--

NOT HERE SAY. Return to index of stories...


TRACY MORGAN DRIVER COURT-VO


THE TRUCK DRIVER ACCUSED OF CAUSING THE ACCIDENT THAT KILLED ONE PERSON--

AND CRITICALLY INJURED COMEDIAN TRACY MORGAN--

IS EXPECTED IN COURT THIS AFTERNOON.

KEVIN ROPER IS SCHEDULED TO BE ARRAIGNED IN NEW JERSEY.

PROSECUTORS CHARGED HIM WITH VEHICULAR HOMICIDE AND ASSAULT BY AUTO.

ROPER'S TRUCK CRASHED INTO MORGAN'S LIMO BUS SATURDAY.

THAT KILLED COMEDIAN JAMES MCNAIR--

AND INJURED FOUR OTHERS - INCLUDING MORGAN. Return to index of stories...


SLENDERMAN STABBING COURT-VO


THE TWO SUSPECTS IN THAT SO-CALLED "SLENDERMAN" CASE ARE IN COURT TODAY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY MORGAN GEYSER AND ANISSA WEIER--

STABBED THEIR 12-YEAR-OLD FRIEND 19 TIMES.

THE GIRLS TOLD AUTHORITIES THEY WERE TRYING TO IMPRESS A FICTIONAL CHARACTER--

AND INTERNET MEME CALLED "SLENDER MAN" THEY READ ABOUT ON A HORROR WEBSITE.

THE VICTIM'S FAMILY SAYS SHE'S RECOVERING FASTER THAN EXPECTED--

AND IS OUT OF THE HOSPITAL.

THE SUSPECTS ARE CHARGED AS ADULTS WITH ATTEMPTED FIRST-DEGREE INTENTIONAL HOMICIDE. Return to index of stories...


HANSON FOWLER SHOOTING-SS, VO


FORT MYERS POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE SUSPECTS IN AN OVERNIGHT SHOOTING.

IT HAPPENED AROUND 1-30 THIS MORNING.

OFFICERS SAY A 16 YEAR OLD GIRL--

AND AN 18-YEAR OLD BOY--

WERE SHOT IN FRONT OF APARTMENTS AT HANSON AND ROYAL PALM AVENUE.

NO ONE WAS KILLED--

BUT BOTH VICTIMS WER TREATED AT THE HOSPITAL.

THE SUSPECTS ARE AT LARGE AT THIS HOUR.

INVESTIGATORS TELL NBC-2 THEY BELIEVE THE VICTIM WAS TARGETED.

IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING--

YOU'RE ASKED TO CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


JOSE SUAZO DEATH-SS


THE MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS WIFE AND 18 YEAR OLD SON IN THEIR NAPLES HOME LAST AUGUST DIED TUESDAY IN THE COLLIER COUNTY JAIL.

JOSE SUAZO HAD BEEN UNDER HOSPICE CARE--- AND YESTERDAY HE DIED IN CUSTODY.

SUAZO ADMITTED TO DETECTIVES THAT HE KILLED HIS WIFE AND SON LAST AUGUST.

HE FACED TWO COUNTS OF SECOND DEGREE MURDER.

ITS NOT CLEAR HOW LONG HE WAS IN HOSPICE--

OR WHAT HIS CONDITION WAS.

REPORTS SHOW HE SUFFERED FROM SOME SORT OF HEART CONDITION. Return to index of stories...


TEXAS IMMIGRANTS-ON CAM


IN SOUTH TEXAS--

A FLOOD OF IMMIGRANTS FROM CENTRAL AMERICA IS STRAINING THE RESOURCES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

OF SPECIAL CONCERN--

ARE THE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF UNACCOMPANIED CHILDREN COMING IN.

NBC'S MARK POTTER WAS THERE LAST NIGHT--

WHEN YET ANOTHER GROUP ILLEGALLY ENTERED FROM MEXICO. Return to index of stories...


TEXAS IMMIGRANTS-PKG


NAT SOUND

Just before sundown, near Mission, Texas, three adults and 14 children from El Salvador walk across a dam near the Rio Grande.making their way illegally into the United States.

They are thirsty and tired from a long journey.

Moments after crossing over from Mexico, they are spotted by local and US authorites.but instead of running, the immigrants walk to one of the police cars.

There they are all given water.including the youngest member of the group, a little girl.

NAT SOUND WILSON IN SPANISH

This teenager, who arrived with his mom, says he and others are fleeing gang violence of El Salvador and now that he's in the US he feels safe.

Children in the group say they've come here hoping to reunite with their parents already in the US--the mother of one of the kids telling NBC News families pay smugglers eight to nine-thousand dollars to escort a child.

Authorities say more than 47-THOUSAND unaccompanied children have entered the U.S. illegally since last October.

MARK POTTER STANDUP - And so, with that group in custody and headed off for processing now, the agents are back on the line watching this area for more illegal crossings--as the immigrant surge from Central America shows no sign of letting up. Mark Potter, NBC News, Mission Texas. Return to index of stories...


Q CENTER FUNDING-VO


THINGS ARE LOOKING MUCH BETTER FOR A NON PROFIT IN FORT MYERS DEDICATED TO HELPING AT RISK YOUTH.

THE QUALITY LIFE CENTER PAID OFF ITS MORTGAGE.

WE'VE BEEN FOLLOWING THIS STORY FOR A WHILE --

A BALLOON PAYMENT FORCED THE CENTER TO ASK FOR HELP FROM THE CITY- CELEBRITIES- AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS.

THE QUALITY LIFE CENTER OFFERS AFTER SCHOOL AND SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR

STUDENTS OF ALL AGES. Return to index of stories...


PATTON CONTRACT-SS


NBC2 HAS LEARNED - COLLIER COUNTY WILL KEEP IT'S SUPERINTENDENT FOR TWO MORE YEARS.

LAST NIGHT THE COLLIER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD EXTENDED SUPERINTENDENT DOCTOR KAMELA PATTON'S CONTRACT FOR TWO EXTRA YEARS.

SHE ALREADY HAD SOME TIME ON HER CURRENT AGREEMENT- SO THIS MEANS SHE'S LOCKED IN FOR A TOTAL OF FOUR MORE YEARS. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER DISTRICT SETTLEMENT-SS


ALSO, THE COLLIER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL PAY SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO FAMILIES OF CHILDREN MOLESTED BY A FORMER SCHOOL VOLUNTEER.

ROBERT ALTER PLED GUILTY TO MOLESTING 7 YOUNG GIRLS WHILE HE WORKED AT TWO IMMOKALEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN 2011.

HE IS CURRENTLY SERVING 30 YEARS IN PRISON.

EACH FAMILY WILL RECEIVE 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

THE SETTLEMENT STILL HAS TO BE APPROVED BY A JUDGE. Return to index of stories...


WORLD CUP BEGINS TOMORROW-ON CAM


IN CASE YOU DON'T KNOW--

THE WORLD CUP BEGINS TOMORROW.

IT'S THE BIGGEST SPORTING EVENT IN THE WORLD!

IT'S TAKING PLACE IN BRAZIL--

AND THE HOST COUNTRY ALWAYS PLAYS IN THE FIRST MATCH.

BUT THERE'S ONE PROBLEM--

THE STADIUM IS STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION!

BILL NEELY IS IN SAO PAULO. Return to index of stories...


WORLD CUP BEGINS TOMORROW-PKG


THEY ARE NOT CELEBRATING THE WORLD CUP, THEY'RE PROTESTING THE BILLIONS THAT HAVE BEEN SPENT ON IT.

IN SAO PAULO WHERE THE GAMES BEGIN, RIOT POLICE ARE OUT IN FORCE.

AND FIRING TEAR GAS. THIS IS NOT THE IMAGE BRAZIL HOPED TO SHOW THE WORLD.

NOR THIS. A WORKER KILLED THIS WEEK IN AN ACCIDENT ON A WORLD CUP RAIL PROJECT THAT WON'T BE READY ON TIME.

THREE MEN DIED BUILDING THE STADIUM FOR THE OPENING GAME. IT ISN'T FINISHED.

THE LAST MINUTE PREPARATIONS CAN'T IMPROVE THE TEMPORARY SEATING, THE UNFINISHED ROOF - AND A STADIUM THAT'S NEVER BEEN PROPERLY TESTED.

Question and SOT in Portuguese:

"NEELY QUESTION "After seven years you're not ready are you?"

ANSWER:

THE ORGANIZERS ARE CONFIDENT. "WE'LL PUT ON A GREAT WORLD CUP" SHE SAYS, "ONE BRAZIL CAN BE PROUD OF."

MANY BRAZILIANS ARE PREPARING FOR A CARNIVAL OF SPORT.

AS ARE FANS FROM THE 32 COUNTRIES WHO'LL PLAY, INCLUDING THE U-S.

"The excitement here is certainly building- more than half a million soccer fans from all over the world are descending on Brazil. And more than half of mankind will at some point in the next month watch this World Cup"

PROTESTERS SAY THEY'LL DISRUPT THE CUP TO SHOW THAT GLOBAL AUDIENCE IT'S A WASTE OF MONEY.

POLICE ARE DETERMINED TO STOP THEM.

CONFRONTATIONS ARE LOOMING - ON AND OFF THE FIELD. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2 SHOT


THE NUMBERS ARE OUT--

WE NOW KNOW WHICH AIRLINES ACTUALLY GET YOU WHERE YOU'RE GOING--

*ON TIME*!

WE'LL LET YOU KNOW WHO THE WINNERS AND LOSERS ARE.

AND SOME NASTY STORMS ROLLED THROUGH ALABAMA LAST NIGHT.

IT WAS A SMALL STORM--

BUT IT CAUSED A LOT OF DAMAGE. Return to index of stories...


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WEATHER-STC


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


OR SCHOOL SHOOTING-ON CAM


NEW INFORMATION COMING OUT OF TROUTDALE OREGON.

WE NOW KNOW THE FIREPOWER BEING CARRIED BY YESTERDAY'S SCHOOL SHOOTER.

ONE STUDENT WAS KILLED. A TEACHER INJURED --

JUST TWO DAYS BEFORE THEIR SUMMER BREAK.

JAY GRAY IS IN OREGON. Return to index of stories...


OR SCHOOL SHOOTING-PKG


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THERE SEEMS TO BE A STRENGTH. THAT COMES IN BEING TOGETHER.

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THAT'S WHY SO MANY STUDENTS GATHERED OVERNIGHT. SEARCHING FOR ANY HOPE OR COMFORT THEY COULD FIND. AFTER THE HORROR OF WHAT'S HAPPENED.

nats: "We love you Emillo."

AND TO REMEMBER FRESHMAN SOCCER PLAYER EMILLIO HOFFMAN WHO WAS KILLED DURING THE ATTACK AT REYNOLDS HIGH SCHOOL.

"I wish I could have said goodbye or told him how much he meant to me but I know he knows."

KAYLAH ENSIGN SAYS EMILLIO WAS ONE OF HER CLOSEST FRIENDS.

AFTER THE SHOOTING SHE SCRAMBLED TO TRY AND FIND HIM. BUT HOURS LATER FOUND OUT HE HAD NOT WALKED OUT OF REYNOLDS HIGH WITH THE REST OF HIS CLASSMATES.

"I broke down. it was horrible. I mean I saw all of my friends crying and everyone was hugging me and kept apologizing."

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POLICE STILL HAVEN'T RELEASED THE NAME OF THE GUNMAN. OR HOW HE DIED.

LAW ENFORCEMENT SOURCES TELL NBC NEWS HE WAS A STUDENT AT THE SCHOOL. AND WAS ARMED WITH A HIGH POWERED RIFLE.

"I've got a report of shots fired in the locker room. At least one person down."

THE TRAGEDY HERE. IS THE 4TH HIGH-PROFILE SHOOTING WEST OF THE ROCKIES IN JUST 18 DAYS.

FOURTEEN PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED.

THE LATEST VICTIM. A POPULAR FRESHMAN AT REYNOLDS HIGH -- WHO WON'T START THE SUMMER WITH HIS FRIENDS.

INVESTIGATORS STILL DON'T KNOW WHAT THE MOTIVE MAY HAVE BEEN FOR THE SHOOTING - AND HAVEN'T SAID WHETHER THE GUNMAN TARGETED HOFFMAN OR IF HE WAS A RANDOM VICTIM IN THE ATTACK.

I'M JAY GRAY IN TROUTDALE, OREGON. NOW BACK TO YOU. Return to index of stories...


UNITED CHANGES PROGRAM-VO


UNITED AIRLINES IS MAKING BIG CHANGES TO ITS FREQUENT-FLIER PROGRAM.

RIGHT NOW AWARDS ARE BASED ON THE NUMBER OF MILES TRAVELED.

BUT GOING FORWARD THEY WILL BE BASED ON THE COST OF THE FLIGHT.

THAT'S GOING TO BENEFIT THE BIGGEST SPENDERS--

PEOPLE WHO BUY LAST-MINUTE FLIGHTS AND FIRST-CLASS SEATS.

THAT'S NOT GOOD NEWS FOR PRICE CONSCIOUS FLIERS.

OTHER CARRIERS LIKE JETBLUE AND SOUTHWEST--

ALREADY MADE THE SWITCH TO REWARDS BASED ON FLIGHT COST. Return to index of stories...


TARGET SHAREHOLDERS-VO


TARGET MEETS WITH SHAREHOLDERS TODAY AT ITS HEADQUARTERS IN DALLAS.

THE MEETING COMES IN THE WAKE OF THE MASSIVE DATA BREACH IN DECEMBER--

AND LACKLUSTER SALES IN THE U-S AND CANADA.

ADVISORY FIRMS ARE RECOMMENDING INVESTORS *NOT* RE-ELECT SEVERAL BOARD MEMBERS.

YESTERDAY--

TARGET HIRED A FORMER GM EXECUTIVE TO HELP TIGHTEN ITS DATA SECURITY. Return to index of stories...


JOB OPENINGS-VO


THE LABOR DEPARTMENT SAYS JOB OPENINGS SOARED IN APRIL TO THEIR HIGHEST LEVEL IN NEARLY 7-YEARS.

COMPANIES RECRUITED CANDIDATES FOR 4.5 MILLION OPEN JOBS.

THAT'S NEAR THE PRE-RECESSION LEVEL OF 4.7 MILLION.

HOWEVER--

THE PACE OF HIRING HASN'T CHANGED MUCH RECENTLY.

ONLY 4.7 MILLION POSITIONS WERE FILLED IN APRIL.

DURING A HEALTHY ECONOMY--

HIRINGS AVERAGE ABOUT 5 MILLION PER MONTH. Return to index of stories...


STREAMING VIDEO BOOM-VO


WATCH OUT WEB WATCHERS--

YOU'RE ABOUT TO GET MORE COMPANY.

A NEW REPORT FROM INTERNET HARDWARE PROVIDER CISCO--

PREDICTS INTERNET TRAFFIC WILL LIKELY *DOUBLE* IN FIVE YEARS!

AND MUCH OF IT WILL BE USED FOR ONLINE VIDEOS.

CISCO PREDICTS ALL THOSE VIDEO CLIPS AND ONLINE SHOWS YOU WATCH--

WILL ACCOUNT FOR ABOUT 84-PERCENT OF ALL U-S INTERNET TRAFFIC.

INDUSTRY EXPERTS SAY IT'S NOT JUST ACCESS TO STREAMING VIDEO--

BUT THE QUALITY OF THAT VIDEO THAT'S EATTING UP THE INTERNET. Return to index of stories...


DAD'S DAY SPENDING-VO


DAD'S GET THE SHAFT WHEN IT COMES TO GIFT GIVING.

THE NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION SAYS AMERICANS ARE EXPECTED TO SPEND--

ABOUT 7-BILLION DOLLARS LESS ON GIFTS AND GOODIES FOR DAD THIS FATHER'S DAY--

THAN THEY SPENT FOR MOM ON MOTHER'S DAY.

THE RETAIL GROUP SAYS THE AVERAGE PERSON WILL SPEND JUST UNDER $114 THIS FATHER DAY--

COMPARED TO $163 ON MOTHER'S DAY.

OF THOSE SURVEYED--

SIX IN TEN SAY THEY SIMPLY PLAN TO GET DAD A CARD. Return to index of stories...


AL STORM DAMAGE-VO


TUESDAY'S STORM IN SCOTTSBORO, ALABAMA DIDN'T LAST LONG--

BUT IT DID LEAVE ITS MARK.

IT'S NOT CLEAR EXACTLY WHAT HIT THE K-AND-K TRAILER PARK IN SCOTTSBORO--

BUT NEIGHBORS SAY IT HIT FAST AND HARD.

TWO MOBILE HOMES WERE KNOCKED OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS.

SEVERAL TREES WERE UPROOTED AND PHONE LINES CAME DOWN.

THERE ARE NO REPORTS OF INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


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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.

SCATTERED DOWNPOURS START AROUND MIDDAY

Scattered storms are in the forecast today. We start the morning mainly clear and dry, but it won't take long to get the rain going today. Winds from the south will quickly turn southwesterly. That turn of the winds will happen early in the day, allowing a few downpours to pop up starting in the later morning to midday time frame. A few of these will be near our urban corridor, but once they pop up, they are headed toward the inland areas. Most of the activity will remain inland, but there will be a few downpours that come back toward the coastline in the evening as the sea breeze collapses. With plenty of moisture in place, there is the possibility of isolated rain totals reaching 2-3"; similar to what happened yesterday in eastern Lee County. Afternoon highs will again reach into the lower 90s.

We'll continue with scattered afternoon storms in the forecast through the week, most of which will be in the inland areas. Afternoon highs will stay in the near 90 degrees and lows will be in the low to mid 70s.

There are no areas of concern in the tropics at this time. Return to index of stories...


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Vehicle Crash w/injuries 11:09 AM 11:27 AM

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ANTI HACKING SCAM-ON CAM


THERE'S A NEW HACKING SCAM--

WHERE THE PEOPLE TRYING TO HELP YOU WITH A COMPUTER VIRUS--

ARE THE SAME ONES CAUSING THE PROBLEM.

BOB HANSEN EXPLAINS HOW THERE IS SAFETY IN NUMBERS WHEN IT COMES TO SCAMS. Return to index of stories...


ANTI HACKING SCAM-PKG


SCAM ARTISTS DON'T WANT TO WALK INTO A CROWD. BUT CATCH YOU ALONE WHERE THEY MIGHT HAVE A BETTER CHANCE OF TRICKING YOU OUT OF YOUR MONEY.

"someone called me and said they were from my support

system and said that i had been hacked."

THAT WORRIED BETH MILLER, SO WHEN THE TECH EXPERT ON THE PHONE SAID

HE COULD HELP. SHE ALLOWED HIM TO TAKE REMOTE CONTROL OF HER COMPUTER.

"it said intrusion and then it would go down and say,

error, error, error, like they were trying to get in. and

then finally when it got to the end of that black screen

it said, hacked by china."

BETH WAS WORRIED. SO WHEN SHE WAS TOLD BY THE TECHNICIAN THAT HE

COULD FIX IT. SHE BELIEVED HIM.

"he said you'll have to go out to 7-eleven and buy this

green dot money voucher."

GREED DOT MONEY PAK IS A COMMON WAY FOR PEOPLE TO TRANSFER MONEY

THESE DAYS, THE MAN ON THE PHONE WANTED 500 DOLLARS.

"they're tying to make this sense of urgency so that you

act right now, you don't have time to think and you will

do whatever they want."

DARREL FOXWORTH WITH THE F-B-I SAYS HIGH PRESSURE CON MEN USE TRICKS

LIKE THIS EVERY DAY. BUT BETH DIDN'T FALL FOR IT.

"in the mean time my husband had called a friend who is a

computer expert and he said, don't do this, this is a scam."

IN FACT THE MAN ON THE PHONE TRYING TO FIX THE PROBLEM WAS THE SAME

ONE WHO CREATED THE PROBLEM. FOXWORTH SAYS SCAMS LIKE THIS ARE TOUGH TO

STOP.

"people's lives are on their computers. they have their

pictures, they have their tax returns, their financial

records, they have their resume's. they have everything

about their lives, on that computer."

"while they're taking over your computer, in reality you

have no idea where these thieves are. and once they get

your money, you'll never hear from them again."

"you're going to lose the money and you're still going to

have a problem."

BETH CAN'T BELIEVE SHE NEARLY FELL FOR THE SCAM. AND NOW SHE WANTS

OTHERS TO STAY CLEAR.

"never let anyone in your computer that you don't

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ANTI HACKING SCAM-TAG


BOB HANSON REPORTING.

EXPERTS SAY NOT TO TRUST ANY UNSOLICITED CALLS AND TO NOT PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION.

IF YOU SUSPECT IT MAY BE A SCAM--

TAKE THE CALLER'S INFORMATION DOWN AND IMMEDIATELY REPORT IT TO YOUR LOCAL AUTHORITIES. Return to index of stories...


BEST AND WORST CITIES-VO


PEOPLE MOVE MORE THAN 11 TIMES IN THEIR LIFETIME.

SO IF YOU ARE WEIGHING THE DECISION TO PICK UP AND MOVE YOUR WHOLE FAMILY--

THIS NEW REPORT COULD HELP.

WALLET HUB RANKED THE BEST AND THE WORST CITIES FOR FAMILIES.

IT RANKED EACH CITY'S FAMILY "LIVABILITY" ON MANY FACTORS --

LIKE THE QUALITY OF JOBS--

THE COST OF HOUSING--

QUALITY OF SCHOOLS, AND RECREATION.

THE BEST PLACE TO LIVE AS A FAMILY, ACCORDING TO ITS RESEARCH?

PLANO, TEXAS CAME IN AT THE TOP SPOT.

MOST NOTABLY FOR ITS HEALTH AND SAFETY RANKING AS WELL AS ITS SOCIO-ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT.

IN THE SECOND SPOT, SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA--

THIRD WENT TO OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS.

DETROIT, MICHIGAN, CAME IN LAST. Return to index of stories...


ON TIME ARRIVALS-VO


NEW NUMBERS OUT THIS MORNING ON THE PERFORMANCE OF U-S AIRLINES.

THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SAYS WHEN IT COMES TO ON TIME ARRIVALS--

HAWAAIIAN AIRLINES RANKED NUMBER ONE DURING THE FIRST FOUR MONTHS OF THE YEAR.

HAWAIIAN WAS ON TIME 92-PERCENT OF THE TIME--

FOLLOWED BY ALASKA, VIRGIN AMERICA, DELTA AND U-S AIRWAYS.

AT THE BOTTOM OF THE LIST--

FRONTIER, SOUTHWEST, JETBLUE, ENVOY AND EXPRESS JET. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2 SHOT


YOU SHOULD ALWAYS USE SUNSCREEN IF YOU'RE OUTSIDE--

BUT A NEW ONE ON THE MARKET DOESN'T GO ON THE SKIN--

YOU DRINK IT!

AND MEN ARE KNOWN FOR NOT GOING TO THE DOCTOR IF SOMETHING IS WRONG.

BUT ONE GROUP OF MEN DO GO--

a lot!!

WAIT UNTIL YOU HEAR WHO. Return to index of stories...


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DRINKABLE SUNSCREEN-ON CAM


THE DAYS OF ASKING A FRIEND TO RUB SUNSCREEN ON YOUR BACK--

OR WAITING FOR LOTION TO SINK IN COULD BE A THING OF THE PAST.

ONE SKIN CARE COMPANY THAT CLAIMS TO HAVE INVENTED THE FIRST *DRINKABLE* SUNSCREEN.

YES--

YOU HEARD RIGHT-- DRINKABLE.

THE COMPANY PROMISES IT NEUTRALIZES UVA AND UVB RADIATION.

HAILEY FRANCES REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


DRINKABLE SUNSCREEN-PKG


Could this 100 milliliter bottle of clear liquid hold the secret to the future of sunscreen.

Not to be applied liberally, but. Gulped down?

"I just do not personally feel that it would work."

Doctor Jay sha-REE Gamoth the chief medical director of A to Z Dermatology is pretty steadfast in her opinion about the magic water.

"So what they would say that you need to take 2 drops of water an hour before you go out and then re-take those drops every 90 minutes to every 3 hours when you're out in the sun."

The problem?

Well first off. It's not FDA approved. Or scientifically tested in any way.

Secondly there's SO MUCH fine print.

Like.don't eat a meal before taking it. And. Don't exercise or it may not work right.

This drinkable sunscreen is created by a company called "harmonized water. they sell different versions of their water to treat for all sorts of ailments.

Hormone imbalance?Joint health. Low testosterone.

And of course this product which claims to be UV protectant.

"Science has not proven for it to work. There is not a scientific method. So until FDA approves it until we have scientific data it's hard for me to say yes they cracked the code at this time with the info we have.probably not."

And just to be sure it's not the real deal. I'll play guinea pig.

"You don't want to try this. I do not want to try this. But i'll try it."

"I try it. how does it taste.just like water." Return to index of stories...


DRINKABLE SUNSCREEN-TAG


HAILEY FRANCES REPORTING.

ONCE AGAIN--

THIS IS NOT F-D-A APPROVED.

AND THE COMPANY HAS NOT SAID IF IT WILL EVER SEEK F-D-A APPROVAL.

PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR DERMATOLOGIST BEFORE USING IT. Return to index of stories...


RED MEAT BREAST CANCER-ON CAM


EATING LARGE AMOUNTS OF RED MEAT IN EARLY ADULTHOOD--

COULD RAISE A WOMAN'S RISK OF BREAST CANCER.

RESEARCHERS LOOKED AT THE DIET AND MEDICAL HISTORY OF OVER 88-THOUSAND PRE-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN.

20 YEARS LATER--

STATISTICAL MODELS FOUND HIGH RED MEAT CONSUMPTION--

WAS ASSOCIATED WITH A 22-PERCENT INCREASED RISK OF BREAST CANCER.

HIGHER AMOUNTS OF POULTRY DECREASED THE RISK. Return to index of stories...


MARRIAGE MALE HEALTH-VO


CHECK THIS OUT--

MARRIAGE MAY BENEFIT A MAN'S HEALTH!

A STUDY FOUND THAT MARRIED MEN WERE MORE LIKELY THAN UNMARRIED MEN--\

AND THOSE LIVING WITH A PARTNER--

TO HAVE SEEN A DOCTOR WITHIN THE PAST YEAR FOR PREVENTIVE CARE.

THESE FINDINGS WERE TRUE FOR MARRIED MEN OF ALL AGES--

BUT ONLY AMONG THOSE WITH HEALTH INSURANCE.

RESEARCHERS SAY WIVES ENCOURAGE THEIR HUSBANDS TO GET PHYSICALS AND PREVENTIVE SCREENINGS--

THAN COHABITATING PARTNERS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2 SHOT


IT'S ONE OF THE GREATEST UPSETS IN RECENT POLITICAL HISTORY.

ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL MEN IN WASHINGTON IS OUT!

ERIC CANTOR DIDN'T WIN A SECONDE TERM--

NBC'S CHUCK TODD WEIGHS IN ON ONE ISSUE THAT SPARKED THE UPSET.

AND AFTER YEARS OF TRYING TO GET WASHINGTON TO HELP VETS IN NEED OF MEDICAL CARE--

ONE GROUP SETS UP A RESOURCE TO HELP. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) ERIC CANTOR UPSET-VO


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TZ3 B) VET RESOURCE CENTER-VOTOPS


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DR. OZ LOOKLIVE TEASE-SOTTOPS


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OPEN 12:30-CLIP


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ERIC CANTOR UPSET-ON CAM


THE NUMBER TWO REPUBLICAN IN THE HOUSE LOST HIS BID FOR RE-ELECTION.

EXPERTS SAID ERIC CANTOR WAS IN LINE TO REPLACE HOUSE SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER.

LAST NIGHT--

HE WAS DEFEATED BY THE SAME TEA PARTY THAT SUPPORTED HIM FOUR YEARS AGO.

TRACIE POTTS NOW WITH HOW HIS UPSET WILL IMPACT THE LEADERSHIP VACUUM IN WASHINGTON. Return to index of stories...


ERIC CANTOR UPSET-PKG


"This is a miracle from God that just happened."

IT'S CERTAINLY UNPRECEDENTED. NEVER HAS A HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER LOST HIS SEAT IN A PRIMARY.

/ Lost GOP Primary:10-:13

"Um, it's disappointing, sure."

AND THIS WAS A CRUSHING DEFEAT. WITH MOST PRECINCTS IN, CANTOR WAS BEHIND 10 PERCENTAGE POINTS.

/ Lost GOP Primary:19-:21

"Look, obviously we came up short."

CANTOR WAS HAMMERED FOR SUPPORTING THE "DREAM ACT" - PART OF PRESIDENT OBAMA'S IMMIGRATION REFORM.

LIKE THESE ACTIVISTS AT HIS VICTORY PARTY LAST NIGHT. CANTOR FOUGHT BACK. REMINDING VOTERS THAT HE LED THE FIGHT AGAINST AMNESTY.

BUT IT WASN'T ENOUGH.

"Eric Cantor's defeat here is going to scare more and more Republican from touching this."

THE RIPPLE EFFECT OF THIS UPSET GOES FAR BEYOND VIRGINIA. IT'S PROOF THAT THE TEA PARTY IS NOT DEAD.

KEY REPUBLICANS IN NORTH CAROLINA, KENTUCKY AND IDAHO WON THEIR PRIMARIES.

MISSISSIPPI'S INCUMBENT'S BEEN FORCED INTO A RUNOFF.

NOW CANTOR'S OUT - DESPITE SPENDING 40 TIMES AS MUCH AS HIS OPPONENT.

"Dollars do not vote - you do!"

A FIVE MILLION DOLLAR CAMPAIGN. AND THE VOTERS SAID "NO."

THERE IS A DEMOCRAT IN THIS RACE, RECENTLY NOMINATED IN THIS REPUBLICAN-LEANING DISTRICT. IRONICALLY, HE AND DAVID BRAT ARE BOTH PROFESSORS AT THE SAME COLLEGE.

I'M TRACIE POTTS IN WASHINGTON - BACK TO YOU. Return to index of stories...


C43 BILL SIGNED-VO


A PROJECT TO HELP PROTECT OUR LOCAL SHORELINE GETS THE GO-AHEAD FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA.

THE PRESIDENT JUST SIGNED THE THE WATER RESOURCES BILL.

THAT SETS ASIDE NEARLY 3-BILLION DOLLARS FOR FLORIDA WATER PROJECTS --

INCLUDING THE C-43 RESERVOIR IN HENDRY COUNTRY.

LAST SUMMER --

FRESH WATER RELEASES FROM LAKE OKEECHOBEE CONTRIBUTED TO TURNING THE WATER ALONG OUR BEACHES BROWN.

ANOTHER PROJECT ON THE LIST:

MODIFYING A CANAL TO HELP RESTORE A PORTION OF THE EVERGLADES. Return to index of stories...


CLAM PASS-TRXVO TOPS


AN NBC-2 UPDATE--

COLLIER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS VOTED TO SPEND MORE THAN 34-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A PERMIT TO CLEAR CLAM PASS.

THE TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL ASKED FOR THE DREDGING.

THE PROJECT ITSELFT STILL NEEDS TO BE APPROVED.

LAST YEAR -- THE COUNTY SPENT 200-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO DREDGE THE SAME SPOT. Return to index of stories...


FL GOV POLL-CLIP-OTS-SS


NBC-2 IS TRACKING THE NEWEST POLL NUMBERS IN THE RACE FOR FLORIDA GOVERNOR.

A PUBLIC POLICY POLL HAS REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT TIED WITH DEMOCRAT CHARLIE CRIST -- AT 42- PERCENT.

LAST FALL, THIS POLLSTER HAD THE FORMER GOVERNOR LEADING SCOTT BY 12 POINTS.

OVER THE PAST FEW MONTHS -- THE SCOTT CAMPAIGN HAS SPENT MILLION OF DOLLARS ON ADVERTISING.AND IT APPEARS TO BE WORKING. Return to index of stories...


SANIBEL BANK ROBBERY-TRX-SS-VO


AN NBC-2 CRIME ALERT.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA --

A YOUNG WOMAN ROBBED A SOUTH FORT MYERS BANK.

NOW DEPUTIES HOPE YOU CAN HELP TRACK HER DOWN.

THE WOMAN WAS WEARING A CAMOFLAUGE HAT, MAROON SHIRT AND BLUE JEANS,

SHE WALKED IN, TOOK THE MONEY, THEN TOOK OFF.

THIS ALL HAPPENED AROUND 12:30 YESTERDAY AFTERNOON - AT THE SANIBEL CAPTIVA COMMUNITY BANK ON MCGREGOR AVENUE NEAR KELLY ROAD.

IF YOU RECOGNIZE THIS WOMAN CALL THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. Return to index of stories...


TAYLOR GUILTY-OC-SS


NOW AN NBC-2 UPDATE ----

A MIAMI JURY FOUND A FORT MYERS MAN GUILTY IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF A STAR N-F-L FOOTBALL PLAYER.

PROSECUTORS SAY JASON MITCHELL WAS THE RINGLEADER--

OF A GROUP OF 5 MEN FROM LEE COUNTY.

THEY HATCHED THE PLOT TO ROB SEAN TAYLOR'S HOME, BACK IN 2007.

THE MAN ACCUSED OF SHOOTING TAYLOR--

ERIC RIVERA JUNIOR WAS FOUND GUILTY LAST FALL.

TWO OTHER MEN ARE WAITING TRIAL.

A FIFTH MADE A PLEA DEAL. Return to index of stories...


RAUSCHENBERG COURT CASE-VO, ON CAM


A HIGH PROFILE TRIAL IS EXPECTED TO WRAP NEXT WEEK.

THERE'S A FIGHT UNDERWAY FOR PART OF CAPTIVA ARTIST ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG'S ESTATE.

THE ARTIST APPOINTED THREE FRIENDS AS TRUSTEES OF HIS ESTATE.

THEY ARE SUING HIS FOUNDATION FOR SIXTY MILLION DOLLARS.

THE TRUSTEES SAY THEY MANAGED THE ESTATE SINCE RAUSCHENBERG'S DEATH 6 YEARS AGO.

AT THE TIME, THE ESTATE WAS ESTIMATED TO BE WORTH 600 MILLION DOLLARS.

THE FOUNDATION AGREES THE TRUSTEES DESERVE SOMETHING FROM THE ESTATE--

BUT NOT THE 60 MILLION THEY WANT. Return to index of stories...


YACHT CLUB PARKING-VO WIPE


NBC-2 HAS AN UPDATE TO CONTROVERSIAL PARKING AT THE POPULAR CAPE CORAL YACHT CLUB.

THE VALET PARKING AREA WILL BE MOVED STARTING TOMORROW.

CITY LEADERS ARE CHANGING BRAND NEW VALET SERVICES AT THE YACHT CLUB.

PEOPLE HAD COMPLAINED THE VALET PARKING LOCATION WAS PRIME REAL ESTATE --

AND THEY DIDN'T WANT TO PAY TO PARK THERE.

IT TOOK UP 50 SPOTS - CLOSEST TO THE BEACH AND THE NEW BOATHOUSE RESTAURANT.

THE CITY HAD SAID THEY WERE TESTING THE VALET SERVICE FOR SIX WEEKS -

BUT AFTER JUST 18 DAYS OF COMPLAINTS, THEY REALIZED IT WASN'T WORKING. Return to index of stories...


YACHT CLUB PARKING-SOTVO


I think that everybody will be elated because I think a lot of the local people aren't coming because of this

VALET WORKERS WILL INSTEAD PARK CARS DOWN THE ROAD IN AN OVERFLOW PARKING LOT. Return to index of stories...


DT FM DEVELOPMENT-VO WIPE


A DEVELOPER HAS BIG PLANS FOR A DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS LOT THAT HAS SAT

EMPTY FOR YEARS.

THE PROPERTY IS ALONG MCGREGOR BOULEVARD NEAR THE EDISON AND FORD

WINTER ESTATES.

A DEVELOPER HOPES TO SEE A 300 UNIT LUXURY APARTMENT.

ALONG WITH SHOPS AND EVEN AN AMPHITHEATER.

HE BELIEVES MORE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS WILL THEN MOVE DOWNTOWN.

CITY LEADERS SAY THEY COULD SEE 700-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR FROM

PROPERTY TAXES.

A BUSINESS OWNER NEARBY SAYS THAT'S WHAT THE AREA NEEDS TO BOOST BUSINESS. Return to index of stories...


DT FM DEVELOPMENT-SOTVO


15:51:36-15:51:40

Jessica Nicefield/ Business Owner

"With actual people living here year around instead of seasonally

would make a huge difference for us."

THE DEVELOPER PLANS TO SPEND 67 MILLION DOLLARS ON THE APARTMENTS.

AND 11 MILLION MILLION ON THE SHOPS.

HE MUST GET APPROVAL FROM CITY COUNCIL BEFORE BREAKING GROUND. Return to index of stories...


AZ VET RESOURCE CENTER-ON CAM


VETERANS IN PHOENIX--

NOW HAVE A NEW RESOURCE AT THEIR FINGERTIPS.

THE AMERICAN LEGION OPENED A CRISIS CENTER--

GIVING VETERANS AND FAMILIES AFFECTED BY THE V-A SCANDAL. A HELPFUL PLACE TO GO.

FRANK MORALES REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


AZ VET RESOURCE CENTER-PKG


"The people at the VA are only interested in themselves and their employees."

Frustrated Veterans of wars and conflicts spanning decades.armed today with paperwork.

Shouldering a myriad of issues with their healthcare.

"I'm being denied dental benefits."

"I have one gentleman I'm trying to help and his name is Will Robinson. and I says Will I'll take the time to go down there today."

"My first name is Maurice. Yes ma'am."

Life after Vietnam. One medical issue after another for Mory Tait and his family.

He believes agent orange is to blame. and hopes to get some help from his V-A for a change.

"I've got Parkinson's now, and they say no you weren't in the right place. You were close but not in the right place."

nats

Tait passes the time with fellow veteran's. Each with war stories to tell. Of experiences with the local VA.

"A friend of mine told me to come down here as a last resort."

"I was having all kinds of back problems, go see a chiropractor. I said we have a chiropractor? He takes a plunger and starts bam in one spot.I looked at him and I said is that it? I see 22 people a day and your done."

Tait gets his opportunity to sound off.

"Nice to meet you I'm Patrick."

"I have a couple of issues. One of them is agent orange. I put in for a disability claim for Parkinson's and they denied it."

After 20 minutes of hashing it out Tait says he's back where he started.

"That was a lot of talk for basically nothing."

But he leaves with an important contact. Someone interested in his case.

The hope here. Vets leave with appointments. Knowledge. And finally someone to talk to who is listening.

"Relieves a lot of pressure for a lot of us who all were told is see you in six months." Return to index of stories...


AZ VET RESOURCE CENTER-TAG


FRANK MORALES REPORTING.

THIS IS THE LATEST RESPONSE TO THE V-A SCANDAL.

THAT'S ROCKED TENS OF THOUSANDS OF VETERANS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

THE AMERICAN LEGION CENTER PLANS TO OPEN SIMILAR RESOURCE CENTERS IN OTHER PARTS OF THE U-S. Return to index of stories...


MAYOR DOG POOP-VO


THE MAYOR OF AN AFFLUENT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CITY IS IN THE PREVERBAL DOG HOUSE.

THERE'S SURVEILLANCE VIDEO OF HIM LEAVING A BAG OF WHAT APPEARS TO BE *DOG POOP*--

ON HIS NEIGHBOR'S PROPERTY!

IT SHOWS SAN MARINO MAYOR DENNIS KNEIER AND HIS WIFE WALKING DOWN THE SIDEWALK--

AS THE MAYOR THROWS A PLASTIC BAG OF SOMETHING ON THE WALKWAY OF A HOME.

THE HOMEOWNER SAYS IT WAS DOG FECES!

THE HOMEOWNER CLAIMS THE MAYOR DID IT--

BECAUSE HE IS UPSET WITH THE HOMEOWNER'S SUPPORT OF A LOCAL DOG PARK PROPOSAL.

THE HOMEOWNER LIVES A BLOCK FROM THE PARK--

AND HAS A "NO POOP ZONE" SIGN IN HIS FRONT YARD. Return to index of stories...


BN: ACCIDENT


Confirmed no injuries per NNFD, truck dumped mulch

THIS INVOLVES AN 18-WHEELER ON IT'S SIDE

CollierCountySheriff?@CollierSheriff3 mins

Northbound lanes of Collier Blvd at Pine Ridge Road are shut down due to an accident. Traffic being rerouted onto White Blvd. Use caution. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2 SHOT


IT'S THE DEBATE FOR THE AGES--

WHO'S STRONGER--

MEN OR WOMEN?

RESEARCHERS RECENTLY TACKLED THAT QUESTION--

AND CAME UP WITH A VERY SURPRISING ANSWER!

AND WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU MIX A CUTE CUB WITH A TOY CAR?

VIDEO YOU'VE JUST GOT TO SEE! Return to index of stories...


TZ4 A) WOMEN VS MEN-VO


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TZ4 B) CUBS VS TOY CAR-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-WXCTR


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BARIATRIC SURGERY-ON CAM


BARIATRIC SURGERY APPEARS TO BE AN EFFECTIVE WAY TO TREAT TYPE TWO DIABETES IN OBESE PATIENTS.

A STUDY CONDUCTED LONG TERM FOLLOW UP ON A GROUP OF DIABETES PATIENTS--

WHO UNDERWENT WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY.

IT ALSO LOOKED AT A GROUP WHO DID NOT HAVE THE PROCEDURE.

TWO YEARS LATER--

ALMOST THREE-QUARTERS OF THE BARIATRIC PATIENTS WERE IN DIABETES REMISSION--

COMPARED TO ONLY 16 PERCENT OF THE NON-SURGERY GROUP. Return to index of stories...


TURTLE TUNNEL-ON CAM


A NEW TUNNEL IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA--

SERVES A UNIQUE PURPOSE.

IT PROVIDES A SAFE WAY FOR TURTLES AND OTHER REPTILES TO CROSS THE ROAD.

JOHN CROMAN REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


TURTLE TUNNEL-PKG


AS COUNTY ROAD PROJECTS GO THIS ONE'S IS. ONE OF A KIND IN MINNESOTA. A SPECIAL CULVERT SYSTEM, IMPORTED FROM GERMANY, DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY AS A WILDLIFE PASSAGE FOR CRAWLING REPTILES.

IN OTHER WORDS. A TURTLE TUNNEL.

S/ Peter Mott/ Washington County Parks:16 -:20

"So the tunnel helps prevent an option for that turtle when it wants to cross the road."

THIS EXPERIMENT IS NOT JUST ABOUT HELPING MIGRATING TURTLES. IT'S ALSO ABOUT TRAFFIC SAFETY FOR WOULD-BE REPTILE RESCUERS.

S/ Peter Mott/ Washington County Parks

"Jumping out of their cars on these busy roads and trying to assist these turtles across the road."

THE TUNNEL IS HIGHER THAN A NORMAL DRAINAGE CULVERT, TO KEEP IT DRY. AND IT HAS SKYLIGHTS, IF YOU WILL, SLOTS THAT WILL BE EVEN WITH THE ROAD SURFACE, TO MAKE IT MORE TEMPTING FOR CAUTIOUS CREATURES.

S/ Peter Mott/ Washington County Parks

"The light is spread all the way through the tunnel so that turtle has a sense of something on the other side."

THEY PICKED THIS SECTION OF WASHINGTON COUNTY HIGHWAY 4, BECAUSE IT HAS A HIGH MORTALITY RATE FOR TURTLES. IT'S WHERE THEY CROSS FROM THEIR WINTERING AREA IN BIG MARINE LAKE TO SUMMER NESTING AREAS.

S/ Peter Mott/ Washington County Parks

"We spent a couple of years trying to document the amount of animals we were losing on this roadway."

WASHINGTON COUNTY IS PAYING FOR THE PROJECT WITH GRANTS FROM THE DNR, THE U OF M AND THE MINNESOTA HERPETOLOGICAL SOCIETY.

THE 50-THOUSAND DOLLAR PRICE TAG INCLUDES FOLLOW-UP RESEARCH TO SEE IF THE SYSTEM TRULY REDUCES THE TURTLE MORTALITY IN THIS AREA. Return to index of stories...


TURTLE TUNNEL-TAG


JOHN CROMAN REPORTING.

THAT PRICE TAG ALSO INCLUDES LONG FENCES ON BOTH SIDES OF THE HIGHWAY.

THEY'LL FUNNEL THE ADVANCING TURTLES TOWARD THAT TUNNEL--

TO, IN ESSENCE MAKE THAT THE EASIEST WAY TO CROSS. Return to index of stories...


CUBS VS TOY CAR-VO


IT DOESN'T GET MUCH CUTER THAN THIS!

ZOOKEEPERS AT CALIFORNIA'S FRESNO CHAFFEE ZOO--

THOUGHT IT WOULD BE FUN TO TEASE THEIR NEW TIGER CUBS--

WITH A REMOTE-CONTROLLED CAR!

A CUB'S-EYE-VIEW CAMERA ON THE TOY CAR SHOWS THEIR CUTE, CUDDLY AND CURIOUS FACES UP-CLOSE!

THESE ARE MALAYAN TIGER CUBS -- FOUND ONLY IN MALAYSIA.

THE ZOO SAYS JUST 500 OF THESE ENDANGERED TIGERS ARE LEFT IN THE WORLD. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT FORECAST-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.

SCATTERED DOWNPOURS START AROUND MIDDAY

Scattered storms are in the forecast today. We start the morning mainly clear and dry, but it won't take long to get the rain going today. Winds from the south will quickly turn southwesterly. That turn of the winds will happen early in the day, allowing a few downpours to pop up starting in the later morning to midday time frame. A few of these will be near our urban corridor, but once they pop up, they are headed toward the inland areas. Most of the activity will remain inland, but there will be a few downpours that come back toward the coastline in the evening as the sea breeze collapses. With plenty of moisture in place, there is the possibility of isolated rain totals reaching 2-3"; similar to what happened yesterday in eastern Lee County. Afternoon highs will again reach into the lower 90s.

We'll continue with scattered afternoon storms in the forecast through the week, most of which will be in the inland areas. Afternoon highs will stay in the near 90 degrees and lows will be in the low to mid 70s.

There are no areas of concern in the tropics at this time. Return to index of stories...


WOMEN VS MEN-ON CAM


IT'S AN AGE OLD DEBATE--

WHO'S STRONGER--

MEN OR WOMEN?

BUT IN A RECENT STUDY OF MEN AND WOMEN GOING HEAD TO HEAD IN A TEST OF PHYSICAL STRENGTH--

YOU MAY BE SURPRISED AT WHO COMES OUT ON TOP.

BILL SPENCER HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


WOMEN VS MEN-PKG


IT'S A QUESTION THAT GOES BACK TO THE BEGINNING OF TIME. WHO'S STRONGER. MEN OR WOMEN?

"4, come on 5, looking good."

IT'S SOMETHING BRIAN EGWUATU AND HIS WIFE KARA BATTLE OVER ALL THE TIME. ESPECIALLY AT THE GYM.

"Brian and I make everything a competition, everything."

BOTH ARE IN GREAT SHAPE. BUT IN THE END THEY BOTH AGREE. THEY'VE BEEN BROUGHT UP TO BELIEVE THAT MEN ARE THE STRONGER SEX.

"Look at men, they're bigger, they're taller, they have more muscle mass."

"Oh definitely men, definitely men."

"You guys are wimps, what can I say?!"

BUT NOW, LANDMARK RESEARCH BEING DONE BY DOCTOR DORIS TAYLOR AT THE TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE IS PROVING WOMEN. FROM THEIR STEM CELLS TO THEIR HEARTS. HAVE GOT MEN BEAT. BADLY.

"There's a difference in the underlying structure of every organ, blood vessels, liver, kidney, lungs."

YOU CAN ACTUALLY SEE THE DIFFERENCE. AND EVEN FEEL IT.

"So I have a female heart and a male heart."

TAKE HEARTS FOR EXAMPLE. DR. TAYLOR TOOK MALE AND FEMALE PIG HEARTS. NEARLY IDENTICAL TO THE HUMAN HEART AND STRIPPED THEM OF ALL CELLS. SO SHE COULD LOOK AT THE BASIC STRUCTURE.

FIRST THE FEMALE HEART. JUST LOOK AT IT.

"The female heart, small, compact, toned."

"It feels strong to me."

NOW, THE MALE HEART. SOFT, LOOSE, THIN WALLED, ALMOST RUNNY.

"It's like a giant blob." "It's like a sock." "It's like an old bad sock."

AND THEN THERE ARE THE STEM CELLS. THE BODY'S SUPER-POWERED REPAIR SYSTEM, LOOK AT THE DIFFERENCE!

RESEARCH SHOWS THE POWER OF FEMALE STEM CELLS ON THE LEFT COMPARED WITH MALE STEM CELLS ON THE RIGHT.

WOMEN HAVE FAR MORE STEM CELLS AND THEY LAST A LOT LONGER.

"If my cells are better than your cells, wouldn't you want my cells in your heart to make it better?"

DR. TAYLOR'S GOAL IN ALL OF THIS.

TO HARVEST THOSE "SUPER-POWERED STEM CELLS" WOMEN HAVE. AND INJECT THEM INTO MEN AND WOMEN, SUFFERING FROM HEART DISEASE, KIDNEY DISEASE, DIABETES AND MORE. AND CURE THEM.

"The goal now is to not just make it 10 percent better, but make it 80 percent better and I'm betting on female cells for that." Return to index of stories...


WOMEN VS MEN-TAG


BILL SPENCER REPORTING.

DR. TAYLOR SAYS ALL OF THESE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MALE AND FEMALE HEARTS AND STEM CELLS--

MAY HELP EXPLAIN WHY MEN DIE FROM HEART DISEASE SO MUCH YOUNGER THAN WOMEN. Return to index of stories...


SAN FRAN TO BRAZIL-VO WIPE


IT'S A LONG WAY FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO BRAZIL--

BUT A 1955 CHEVROLET 235 PICK-UP TRUCK NAMED "NELLIE"--

GOT A SOCCER FAN THERE IN ONE PIECE.

BEN KAMPHUIS DROVE "NELLIE" NEARLY 13-THOUSAND MILES.

TO WATCH HIS TEAM PLAY IN THE 2014 WORLD CUP.

HIS JOURNEY BEGAN ON JANUARY 15TH AND TOOK HIM THROUGH 12 COUNTRIES.

53-YEAR-OLD KAMPHUIS WORKS WITH DISABLED CHILDREN IN SAN FRANCISCO--

AND SAID THEY HELPED HIM PAINT HIS TRUCK. Return to index of stories...


SAN FRAN TO BRAZIL-SOTVO WIPE


"Every morning it started, I went through the highest mountains, through the deserts, through the Amazon, the rainforest, she has never let me down. So I'm like? I have a special relationship with that old truck."

KAMPHUIS ROOTS FOR THE NETHERLANDS--

AND THE NETHERLANDS' FIRST WORLD CUP MATCH IS A REPEAT OF THE 2010 FINAL--

AND A CHANCE FOR REVENGE AGAINST SPAIN. Return to index of stories...


WORLD CUP BALLOON-VO TOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS!

IT LOOKS LIKE RIO DE JANEIRO'S CHRIST THE REDEEMER STATUE--

IS FLOATING ON AIR!

PEOPLE IN MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, WOKE UP TODAY--

TO SEE A HOT-AIR BALLOON VERSION OF THE ICONIC STATUE HOVERING OVER THE SKYLINE.

IT'S MESSAGE: #KEEPTHEFAITH.

IT URGED FANS OF AUSTRALIA'S SOCCEROOS TO STAY POSITIVE DURING THE 2014 WORLD CUP.

AUSTRALIA PLAYS AGAINST CHILE DURING A WORLD CUP MATCH ON FRIDAY. Return to index of stories...


US OPEN ON NBC2-VO WIPE


PHIL MICKELSON WILL TURN 44 YEARS OLD ON MONDAY.

BEFORE HE CELEBRATES THAT BIRTHDAY. HE WILL PLAY IN HIS 24-TH U-S OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT THIS WEEKEND.

MICKELSON HAS BEEN RUNNER-UP A RECORD 6 TIMES.

INCLUDING 1999 WHEN IT WAS PLAYED AT PIENHURST NUMBER 2. THE SITE OF THIS WEEK'S OPEN.

MICKELSON ARRIVES AT THE U-S OPEN HAVING NOT WON A SINGLE TOURNAMENT THIS PGA TOUR SEASON.

SO HE'S NOT EXACTLY A FAVORITE PICK TO WIN THE OPEN. Return to index of stories...


US OPEN ON NBC2-SOT-CG


YOU WILL SEE 19 HOURS OF "LIVE" COVERAGE OF THE U-S OPEN HERE ON NBC TWO.

TOMORROW AND FRIDAY FROM 3 TO 5.

AND 15 HOURS OF COVERAGE ON THE WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP @ 4-CLIP


A 12 YEAR OLD LEHIGH ACRES BOY IS ACCUSED OF STABBING HIS FOUR YEAR OLD STEP BROTHER.

FIRST AT FOUR-

NBC-2 DIGS DEEPER-

WHY THIS BOY SAYS HE DID IT.

AND AFTER A SURPRISE ELECTION LOSS-

THE REPUBLICAN MAJORITY LEADER OF THE HOUSE-

HAS BEEN VOTED OUT OF OFFICE-

FIRST AT FOUR-

NBC-2 TAKES THIS ISSUE TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

WHAT PEOPLE THINK HERE ABOUT ERIC CANTOR'S SHOCKING ELECTION LOSS.

AND IN THE WAKE OF SCHOOL SHOOTINGS ACROSS THE COUNTRY-

ONE MAN HAS INVENTED A NEW PRODUCT-

THAT KEEPS THE CLASSROOM SAFE FROM ANY INTRUDER.

IT'S THE STORY EVERY PARENT WANTS TO HEAR. Return to index of stories...


B) LOCAL REPUBLICAN REACTION-VOTOPS


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C) SCHOOL SHOOTER DEVICE-VOTOPS


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BN: ACCIDENT


Confirmed no injuries per NNFD, truck dumped mulch

THIS INVOLVES AN 18-WHEELER ON IT'S SIDE

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Northbound lanes of Collier Blvd at Pine Ridge Road are shut down due to an accident. Traffic being rerouted onto White Blvd. Use caution. Return to index of stories...


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MARKET WATCH-SATLIVE


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


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