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CAPE PARTY HOUSE ARRESTS-VIDBOX FAMILY FUN NIGHT-OTS, CG
EARLY VOTING-VIDBOX HISTORY OF DOWTOWN FM TOUR-CGTOPS
FATHER'S DAY EVENTS-VIDBOX HOLLYWOOD'S WHO'S WHO IN WWII-TRX, SSTOPS
WX HEADLINE-WX CENTER PEACE RIVER WILDLIFE TOUR-CGTOPS
GOOD MORNING-1 SHOT FURNITURE TO FOSTER PROGRAM-CGTOPS
OPEN-CLIP KINGS WIN STANLEY CUP -TRX, NATSVOTOPS
GOOD MORNING-TWRCM-1SH-PUSH US 2024 OLYMPIC BIDS-ONCAM, VIDBOX
TODAY'S WEATHER-WX CENTER TEASE FOUR-1 SHOT
DECISION 2014-CLIP B TZ4 CHARCO PUMP STATION-VOTOPS
EARLY VOTING-OTS, SS(2), OCBNR FORECAST OPEN-CLIP
BENQUISTO KICKOFF -OTS, CG FORECAST-WXWALL
NELSON WATER QUALITY-OTS, VO JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-TRX ONCAM,EANIBOXES
NELSON WATER QUALITY-SOTVO JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-LIVE
GOV SCOTT 100 BILLS-ONCAM-TANIBOX JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-SS
a. Abortion Bill-votops LEE COUNTY IMPACT FEE-TRX, OTS
b ECigs & Minors-votops LEE COUNTY IMPACT FEE-PKG
c. Flood Insurance-votops LEE COUNTY IMPACT FEE-OC
CAPE PARTY HOUSE ARRESTS-TRX, ONCAM, SS(2), TAG DEP LETTER TO COMMISH-OTS
CAPE PARTY HOUSE ARRESTS-PKG PARENTAL RIGHTS RALLY-TRX, VOTOPS
CAPE PARTY HOUSE ARRESTS-ONCAM PARENTAL RIGHTS RALLY-SOTVO
CAPE BICYCLIST ROAD RAGE-OTS, VO LATE TERM ABORTION BILL-ONCAM, CG
CAPE BICYCLIST ROAD RAGE-SOTVO CHARCO PUMP STATION-OTS
LEE CO CREDIT CARD THEFTS-TRX, VOTOPS CHARCO PUMP STATION-PKG
MARCO ISLAND BURLGARIES-OTS, VO GOLF COTTAGES OLD CORKSCREW-ONCAM, SS, VO
BELVIDA BREAK INS-ONCAM, VO GOLF COTTAGES OLD CORKSCREW-SOT, OC
BELVIDA BREAK INS-SOTVO MONDAY CHARLOTTE MEETING-OTS, CG
COLLIER GROW HOUSE FOLO-WIPE, VOTOPS MONDAY VA MEETING -CG TOPS
DOLPHIN NECROPSY UPDATE-ONCAM, VO ESTERO DOG PARK CLOSED TUESDAY -TRX, CGTOPS
CHAR CO BOAT RESCUE-TRX, VOTOPS RSW CELL PHONE LOT-OTS
LEE COUNTY IMPACT FEES-OTS, VO NEW FLIGHT TO CLEVELAND-SSTOPS
LEE COUNTY IMPACT FEES-SOTVO SANIBEL MUST SEE-ONCAM, VO
PUMP STATION-OTS, VO TOSS TO BREAK-1 SHOT
PUMP STATION-SOTVO NEWS OPEN-CLIP
TEASE ONE-1 SHOT GOOD MORNING 3-2SH-WX CENTER
TZ1 THINGS TO DO-VOTOPS FIRST WEATHER-OMNI FULL
JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-ONCAM,EANIBOXES EARLY VOTING-OTS, SS(2), OC
JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-LIVE BENQUISTO KICKOFF -OTS, CG
JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-SS NELSON WATER QUALITY-OTS, VO
FORECAST OPEN-CLIP NELSON WATER QUALITY-SOTVO
FORECAST-WXWALL GOV SCOTT 100 BILLS-ONCAM-TANIBOX
FLAG RETIREMENT-OTS, VO a. Abortion Bill-votops
FLAG RETIREMENT-SOT b ECigs & Minors-votops
LOCAL FLAG DAY-TRX, CGTOPS, CG c. Flood Insurance-votops
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WONDERS OF TEH BEACH AND BAY-ONCAM, SS MARCO ISLAND BURLGARIES-OTS, VO
FREE BUTTERFLY HOUSE TOUR-CGTOPS BELVIDA BREAK INS-ONCAM, VO
TEASE TWO-1 SHOT BELVIDA BREAK INS-SOTVO
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GATOR FEED REACTION-TRX, NATVOTOPS, EANIBOX FORECAST OPEN-CLIP
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TEASE THREE-1 SHOT JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-SS
TZ3 EARLY VOTING-VO HEALTH MATTERS: CHEST PAIN-TRX, VO IN PLASMA
TZ3 IRAQ CRISIS-VOTOPS HEALTH MATTERS: CHEST PAIN-PKG
HEADLINES-TC MON RED WINE MEMORY-VO IN PLASMA
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DANGLING HOUSE-TC MON WALKING ARTHRITIS-VO IN PLASMA, FULL
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GOOD MORNING 2-GFX BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-ONCAM-PUSH
FIRST WEATHER-WX CENTER BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-PKG
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CHRISTY: EARLY VOTING-VO IN PLASMA DADS CRUISE FREE AT FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE-ONCAM, SS
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LOCAL IRAQ UPDATE-OTS TS MARCO BURGLARIES-VOTOPS
LOCAL IRAQ UPDATE-SOTVO TS BELLVIDA BREAK INS-VOTOPS
BERGDAHL UPDATE-TRX, OTS, VO TS EARLY VOTING STARTS TODAY-VOTOPS
DANGLING HOUSE FIRE-TRX, VOTOPS, EANIBOX TS U.S OPEN ON NBC-CGTOPS
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ANCHOR SUPERS


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HEADLINES-ANIBOXES


STRAIGHT AHEAD ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY.

WE ARE LEARNING NEW INFORMATION ABOUT 2 SUSPECTS ACCUSED OF BREAKING INTO A CAPE CORAL MANSION. AND TURNING IT INTO A PARTY HOUSE.

AND IT'S TIME TO HIT THE POLLS.

EARLY VOTING BEGINS TO FILL THE EMPTY DISTRICT 19 CONGRESSIONAL SEAT IN WASHINGTON.

PLUS IT'S FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND!

A LOOK AT FATHER'S DAY CELEBRATIONS RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

RIGHT HERE ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY. Return to index of stories...


CAPE PARTY HOUSE ARRESTS-VIDBOX


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EARLY VOTING-VIDBOX


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FATHER'S DAY EVENTS-VIDBOX


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WX HEADLINE-WX CENTER


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GOOD MORNING-1 SHOT


GOOD MORNING.

I'M STACEY DEFFENBAUGH.

JOIN US FOR NBC-2 NEWS TODAY, COMING UP IN JUST ONE MINUTE. Return to index of stories...


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GOOD MORNING-TWRCM-1SH-PUSH


GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

AND HAPPY SATURDAY.

LOOKS LIKE WE ARE IN STORE FOR SUN AND CLOUDS THIS MORNING.

WELCOME TO N-B-C 2 NEWS TODAY.

I'M STACEY DEFFENBAUGH.

BEFORE WE GET TO TODAY'S TOP STORIES.

HERE'S METEOROLOGIST JASON DUNNING WITH A LOOK AT YOUR WEEKEND FORECAST. Return to index of stories...


TODAY'S WEATHER-WX CENTER


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.t's going be a hot and humid Father's Day weekend across Southwest Florida, very characteristic weather for mid June.

After contending with some intense storms through the overnight period, we'll start off our Saturday morning with a mix of sun and clouds along with mostly dry weather.

As the heat and energy build in our atmosphere through the day, scattered storms will develop again today with the most widespread activity east of I-75 and over the interior. A few isolated downpours or a thunderstorm can't be ruled out along the coast, especially this evening through early tonight.

A few of today's storms could be strong with the primary threats being frequent lightning, torrential rain, and gusty winds.

Expect a partly sunny sky for most of the day, but some cloudy spells will be possible as the afternoon storms get going; our temperatures will top out close to 90 with the lowest readings expected along the coast.

For Father's Day, a touch of dry air will cut down on the coverage of afternoon storms, but some isolated downpours and storms will still form during the late afternoon and evening. Temperatures will once gain soar into the low to mid 90s.

As we head into the upcoming week, the steering flow will become more easterly. This, combined with ample moisture and daytime heating, will focus the main storm threat toward the west coast of Florida, so more of us will likely get in on some afternoon storms through the course of the week.

In the tropics, all is quiet, and no tropical development is expected through the next 5-7 days. Return to index of stories...


DECISION 2014-CLIP B


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EARLY VOTING-OTS, SS(2), OCBNR


EARLY VOTING STARTS TODAY FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL TREY RADEL'S OLD SEAT IN CONGRESS.

IT'S DISTRICT 19 --WHICH INCLUDES AREAS FROM FORT MYERS, TO MARCO ISLAND.

HERE IS A MAP OF THE DISTRICT.

THE CANDIDATES IN THE RACE ARE, CURT CLAWSON, APRIL FREEMAN, RAY NETHERWOOD, AND TIMOTHY ROSSANO.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT WHERE YOU CAN VOTE,

GO TO NBC DASH TWO DOT COM.

LOOK UNDER NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


BENQUISTO KICKOFF -OTS, CG


ALSO HAPPENING IN THE DAY AHEAD, FLORIDA SENATE MAJORITY LEADER LIZBETH BENAQUISTO IS HOSTING AN EVENT IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

SHE IS OFFICIALLY KICKING OFF HER BID FOR RE-ELECTION FOR THE SENATE SEAT IN DISTRICT 30, WHICH COVERS PARTS OF CHARLOTTE AND LEE COUNTIES.

IT STARTS AT 10:30 AT CENTENNIAL PARK.

BENAQUISTO WAS A CANDIDATE IN THE SPECIAL ELECTION TO REPLACE CONGRESSMAN TREY RADEL, BUT SHE LOST IN THE PRIMARY TO CURT CLAWSON. Return to index of stories...


NELSON WATER QUALITY-OTS, VO


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S COAST IS FINALLY GOING TO GET SOME RELIEF FROM THAT NASTY, BROWN WATER DUMPED INTO THE GULF FROM LAKE OKEECHOBEE AFTER HEAVY RAINFALL.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO SENATOR BILL NELSON.

WHEN WATER LEVELS RISE IN THE SUMMER IN LAKE O, WATER FILTERS OFF INTO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER WHICH EMPTIES IN THE GULF.

DAMAGING OUR ECOSYSTEM, TOURISM AND ULTIMATELY OUR ECONOMY.

A 626 MILLION DOLLAR RESERVOIR NEEDS TO BE BUILT TO COLLECT THAT WATER AND HOLD OFF RELEASES UNTIL THE DRY SEASON TO EASE POLLUTION TO OUR COAST.

SENATOR NELSON SAYS THERE'S STILL NO TIMELINE FOR THE PROJECT TO BEGIN, BUT HE'S CONFIDENT CONGRESS WILL HAVE ONE COMPLETE SOON. Return to index of stories...


NELSON WATER QUALITY-SOTVO


:12 Sen Bill Nelson "It's going to enable us to do as much as we can artificially to try to get the flow of water back to the way Mother Nature intended it."

WHEN A START DATE IS AGREED UPON, IT WILL STILL TAKE SEVERAL YEARS UNTIL THE RESERVOIR IS BUILT - AND SEVERAL YEARS AFTER THAT BEFORE OUR COAST STARTS SEEING MAJOR BENEFITS. Return to index of stories...


GOV SCOTT 100 BILLS-ONCAM-TANIBOX


CHANGES COMING FOR OUR STATE.

THIS WEEK. FLORIDA GOVERNOR -- RICK SCOTT -- SIGNED NEARLY 100 BILLS INTO LAW.

THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL --

A BAN ON LATE-TERM ABORTIONS.

AN ABORTION CAN NO LONGER BE PERFORMED, IF A DOCTOR BELIEVES THE FETUS CAN SURVIVE OUTSIDE THE WOMB.

THERE ARE EXCEPTIONS.

GOVERNOR SCOTT ALSO MADE IT EASIER FOR PRIVATE COMPANIES TO SELL FLOOD INSURANCE.

AND FINALLY --

IT'S NOW ILLEGAL FOR STORES TO SELL LIQUID NICOTINE FOR ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES TO MINORS. Return to index of stories...


a. Abortion Bill-votops


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b ECigs & Minors-votops


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c. Flood Insurance-votops


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CAPE PARTY HOUSE ARRESTS-TRX, ONCAM, SS(2), TAG


THIS MORNING WE HAVE NEW INFORMATION ABOUT 2 MEN ARRESTED FOR TURNING A VACANT CAPE CORAL MANSION INTO THEIR PERSONAL PARTY PAD.

POLICE ARRESTED KYLE MOSS FRIDAY AFTERNOON -- OVERNIGHT WE LEARNED HE WILL SEE A JUDGE IN A FEW HOURS.

VINCENT DENILLO WAS ALSO ARRESTED -- AND HE POSTED BOND AND IS OUT OF JAIL THIS MORNING.

ONLY NBC2 WAS THERE FRIDAY AS THE HOMEOWNER CAUGHT THEM. MAKING THEMSELVES COZY INSIDE THE HOME.

THIS MORNINIG WE HEAR FROM THE RELATOR TASKED WITH SELLING THE HOUSE.

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CAPE PARTY HOUSE ARRESTS-PKG


Michael Przstanwik

Homeowner

28:53

They made themselves quite at home

Clothes thrown everywhere -

stains on the carpet -

it's clear someone threw a pretty wild party at this Cape Coral Mansion.

Michael Przstanwik

28:23 28:32

I said excuse me what's going on. she said oh I'm here partying with Kyle. I said well Kyle doesn't live here

Turns out -- Kyle had been living there and stealing from the home for at least two days according to Cape Coral Police -

30:55 30:56

They broke in through here

and had posted an ad on craigslist inviting others to come join him.

They didn't invite the homeowner -

but this afternoon he showed up and called police.

Seth Hallums

Realtor

43:11 43:14

It is a beautiful home and I could see where you know somebody would want to be in it

It's a first for the realtor - who had just shown the luxury property less than a week ago.

Hallums

43:23 43:30

I've had some break ins and stuff like thy happen in some areas but as far as a squatter moving in to a house I have not had this happen

Police arrested Kyle Moss for burglary and theft charges -

and Vincent Denillo on drug charges.

Attorney Jerry Von Gruben says even if they had moved themselves in -

they can't claim squatters rights according to florida law.

Jerry Von Gruben

Attorney

38:42 38:48

First of all the person doing that must do so in a way continuously for seven years

Tonight the party is over -

and the clean up begins. Return to index of stories...


CAPE PARTY HOUSE ARRESTS-ONCAM


LAURA ROBERTS REPORTING.

THE REALTOR AND HOMEOWNER SAY THE DAMAGE REALLY ISN'T TOO BAD -

THEY'RE CONFIDENT THE MANSION WILL SELL JUST FINE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE BICYCLIST ROAD RAGE-OTS, VO


NEW DETAILS ABOUT A BIZARRE CASE OF ROAD RAGE IN CAPE CORAL.

N-B-C TWO TRACKED DOWN THE PEOPLE WHO SAY THEY STEPPED IN HARMS WAY TO HELP A STRANGER --

EVEN AFTER THEY SAW A MAN PULL A GUN.

THEY TELL N-B-C TWO A CAR NEARLY SIDESWIPED A MAN ON A BIKE.

THE TWO STARTED ARGUING -- THE BICYCLIST TELLING HIM--TO SLOW DOWN.

THEN IN A RAGE--THE DRIVER GOT OUT OF HIS CAR. THAT'S WHEN THE WITNESSES SAY, THEY STEPPED IN.

BUT THEN, THEY SAW PASQUAL RUIZ PULL OUT A GUN FROM INSIDE THE CAR---HE FIRED FIVE SHOTS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE BICYCLIST ROAD RAGE-SOTVO


Witnesses

7:42:25-7:42:39

They were arguing really, really bad, cussing at each other. Saying

they were going to fight each other. As soon as that happened that's

when I spoke up and said listen if you touch that old man then I'm

going to get out of my truck and I'm going to have to handle it.

RUIZ GOT BACK IN HIS CAR AND DROVE TO HIS DAD'S HOUSE NEARBY. HE WAS ARRESTED MINUTES LATER.

HE'S FACING SEVERAL CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO CREDIT CARD THEFTS-TRX, VOTOPS


LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES NEED YOUR HELP CATCHING THESE TWO THIEVES.

THE STOLE CREDIT CARDS FROM CARS AT TWO ESTERO BUSINESSES.

APPLEBEE'S AT CORKSCREW COMMONS --

AND CONNOR'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

THE CARDS WERE THEN USED AT GULF COAST TOWN CENTER.

IF YOU RECOGNIZE THEM -- CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


MARCO ISLAND BURLGARIES-OTS, VO


POLICE IN MARCO ISLAND ARE LOOKING INTO A NUMBER OF CAR BREAK-INS THEY THINK ARE CONNECTED.

WE GOT OUR HANDS ON THIS SURVEILLANCE PICTURE SHOWING ON SUSPECT.

OFFICERS TELL NBC-2 -- THE INCIDENTS ARE ALL SIMILAR.

THIS MORNING POLICE ARE REMINDING EVERYONE TO LOCK YOUR CAR DOORS AND DON'T LEAVE VALUABLES INSIDE. Return to index of stories...


BELVIDA BREAK INS-ONCAM, VO


IN THE CAPE POLICE SAY THIEVES ARE BREAKING INTO HOMES.INTENTIONALLY WHILE PEOPLE ARE HOME.

IT HAPPENED THURSDAY NIGHT IN THE BELLA VIDA COMMUNITY.

VICTIMS SAY -- THE DOORBELL RANG SEVERAL TIMES.

AS THEY OPENED THE DOOR --

ANOTHER THIEF GOT INSIDE THROUGH A BACK DOOR.

THE MOM AND HER KIDS THEN REALIZED WHAT WAS GOING ON AND HID IN A LOCKED ROOM.

NEIGHBORS BELIEVE THE SCHEME IS A DISTRACTION. Return to index of stories...


BELVIDA BREAK INS-SOTVO


SOT

14:20:36-14:20:46

Sarona Weyant/ neighbor

"We had one mom who said she was breast feeding at 4 o'clock in the

morning and she started hearing noises. It was making her nervous. But

then she went to go look and then they were gone. So, she must've

spooked them."

SEVERAL NEIGHBORS SAY THEIR DOORBELL RANG OVERNIGHT IN THE LAST FOUR WEEKS.

POLICE ONLY HAVE RECORD OF THE MOST RECENT ONE.

OFFICERS STRESS TO ALWAYS REPORT STRANGE ACTIVITY AROUND YOUR HOME. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER GROW HOUSE FOLO-WIPE, VOTOPS


THIS MORNING WE ARE GETTING A FIRST LOOK AT A MARIJUANA GROW HOUSE, IN COLLIER COUNTY.

DEPUTIES SAY, ONE SUSPECT RAN FROM THEM AS THEY APPROACHED.

THAT'S WHEN HE GOT HIT BY A CAR.

THE TWO MEN WERE REPORTEDLY RUNNING A MAJOR MARIJUANA OPERATION, IN THIS RENTAL HOME.

INSIDE -- THEY FOUND MORE THAN 200-THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF POT.

- ONE SUSPECT IS BEHIND BARS --

THE OTHER IS IN THE HOSPITAL, AND WILL BE TAKEN TO JAIL. Return to index of stories...


DOLPHIN NECROPSY UPDATE-ONCAM, VO


LOCAL MARINE BIOLOGISTS ARE TRYING TO FIND OUT WHAT KILLED TWO DOLPHINS,THAT STRANDED THEMSELVES ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

NECROPSIES STARTED FRIDAY AT MOTE MARINE IN SARASOTA.

NBC-2 SHOWED YOU THIS VIDEO THURSDAY -- WHEN THE ANIMALS BEACHED THEMSELVES.

TWO TEENS SAW THE DOLPHINS STRUGGLING -- AND TRIED TO SAVE THEM.

ONE ENDED UP DYING, THE OTHER HAD TO BE EUTHANIZED.

WE'LL BE SURE TO PASS ALONG ANY NEW INFORMATION WHEN WE GET IT. Return to index of stories...


CHAR CO BOAT RESCUE-TRX, VOTOPS


NEW OUT OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY.

THIS IS THE BOAT DEPUTIES SAY WAS CARRYING 4 PEOPLE WHEN IT SUDDENLY STARTED TO SINK THURSDAY IN THE CHARLOTTE HARBOR.

WHEN DEPUTIES ARRIVED -- THE 14-FOOT BOAT WAS NEARLY UNDERWATER.

CREWS WERE ABLE TO RESCUE EVERYONE SAFELY. Return to index of stories...


LEE COUNTY IMPACT FEES-OTS, VO


MISSING OUT ON MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

THAT'S HOW MUCH MONEY ONE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATCHDOG GROUP SAYS LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ARE LOSING EACH YEAR.

IMPACT FEES HELP TO PAY FOR ROADS, SCHOOLS AND PARKS IN LEE COUNTY.

EVERY TIME A NEW BUILDING GOES UP, DEVELOPERS PAY AN IMPACT FEE

LAST YEAR COMMISSIONERS VOTED TO REDUCE THOSE FEES BY 80 PERCENT THROUGH MARCH OF 2015.

OPPONENTS OF THE DEEP DISCOUNT SAY THAT HASN'T HAPPENED -- AND IT WILL COST THE COUNTY 40 MILLION DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


LEE COUNTY IMPACT FEES-SOTVO


Roger Desjarlais/County Manager/10:40:39 "If we continued to collect fees without projects to spend them on we'd have to refund them at the end of 7 years anyway. So it just doesn't make sense." 10:40:48

THE COMMISSIONER'S INTENTION IS TO REDUCE THE COST OF BUILDING A SINGLE FAMILY HOME BY LOWERING THE FEE, AND IN TURN, HELP THE ECONOMY.

THE FEE COULD GO BACK TO 100 PERCENT IN MARCH OF 2015.

COMMISSIONERS WILL VOTE BEFORE THEN TO KEEP IT REDUCED. Return to index of stories...


PUMP STATION-OTS, VO


THERE'S A NEW PLAN TO HELP STOP SEWAGE DUMPING IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY WATERWAYS.

THE MARINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE IS LOOKING AT SENDING THE COUNTY'S NEW 85-THOUSAND DOLLAR PUMP OUT BOAT TO PROBLEM AREAS LIKE LEMON BAY AND CHADWICK COVE.

THE PUMP OUT BOAT CAN GET RID OF 420 GALLONS OF SEWAGE.

IT MAKES 2 TRIPS A WEEK AROUND CHARLOTTE COUNTY.

PEOPLE WHO KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKE TO HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT GETTING RID OF WASTE ON THE WATER, SAY ADDING THE PUMP OUT BOAT STOPS IS A GOOD SOLUTION. Return to index of stories...


PUMP STATION-SOTVO


"Why say no? it's free to the citizens, it's free to the boaters, it's something that's becoming more and more needed as more people come to the area."

THE BOAT EMPTIES INTO LAISHLEY MARINA.

FROM THERE THE CITY OF PUNTA GORDA TAKES IN THE WASTE THROUGH ITS SEWAGE SYSTEM.

THE MARINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETS AGAIN IN SEPTEMBER. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-1 SHOT


TIME RIGHT NOW IS.

GOOD MORNING EVERYONE.

THANKS FOR SPENDIND YOUR SATURDAY MORNING WITH US.

STRAIGHT AHEAD.

A BIG EVENT HAPPENING IN FORT MYERS.

ALL TO HELP OUR VETERANS.

NBC-2'S JIM SPIEWAK IS NEXT LIVE AT HODGES UNIVERSITY WITH ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL VETERANS FAIR.

PLUS. STILL MAKING PLANS FOR THE WEEKEND?

UP NEXT A FULL LIST OF THINGS HAPPENING IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 THINGS TO DO-VOTOPS


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JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-ONCAM,EANIBOXES


WE ARE LUCKY TO HAVE THOUSANDS OF VETERANS HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

IN ADDITION TO SAYING THANK YOU, THERE ARE A HANDFUL OF LOCAL BUSINESSES WHO WANT TO HELP WITH WHATEVER THEY MAY NEED.

THE THIRD ANNUAL VETERANS FAIR STARTS SHORTLY,

NBC2'S JIM SPIEWAK IS LIVE AT HODGES UNIVERSITY IN FORT MYERS, TO TELL US ALL ABOUT THE EVENT TODAY. Return to index of stories...


JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-LIVE


-- TAKE LIVE

AD LIB SCENE --

CREWS ARE SETTING UP.

THIS IS FOR VETS OF ALL AGES.

NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVES, ACTIVE DUTY AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS.

THIS IS WHERE YOU CAN MEET EMPLOYERS LOOKING TO HIRE VETS WITH UNIQUE SKILL SETS.

LOCAL BUSINESSES, FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ARE ALL HERE LOOKING FOR YOU.

WE'RE AT HODGES UNIVERSITY AT THE CORNER OF COLONIAL BLVD AND WINKLER AVE.

THE FAIR BEGINS AT 10 THIS MORNING AND RUNS UNTIL 2.

BRING A COPY OF YOUR RESUME.

-- TAG

ALSO BRING YOUR CREDENTIALS AND PROOF OF SERVICE.

10-2 TODAY.

THE THIRD ANNUAL VETERANS FAIR.

HELPING VETS FIND JOBS.

LIVE IN FM, JS, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-SS


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FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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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.

t's going be a hot and humid Father's Day weekend across Southwest Florida, very characteristic weather for mid June.

After contending with some intense storms through the overnight period, we'll start off our Saturday morning with a mix of sun and clouds along with mostly dry weather.

As the heat and energy build in our atmosphere through the day, scattered storms will develop again today with the most widespread activity east of I-75 and over the interior. A few isolated downpours or a thunderstorm can't be ruled out along the coast, especially this evening through early tonight.

A few of today's storms could be strong with the primary threats being frequent lightning, torrential rain, and gusty winds.

Expect a partly sunny sky for most of the day, but some cloudy spells will be possible as the afternoon storms get going; our temperatures will top out close to 90 with the lowest readings expected along the coast.

For Father's Day, a touch of dry air will cut down on the coverage of afternoon storms, but some isolated downpours and storms will still form during the late afternoon and evening. Temperatures will once gain soar into the low to mid 90s.

As we head into the upcoming week, the steering flow will become more easterly. This, combined with ample moisture and daytime heating, will focus the main storm threat toward the west coast of Florida, so more of us will likely get in on some afternoon storms through the course of the week.

In the tropics, all is quiet, and no tropical development is expected through the next 5-7 days. Return to index of stories...


FLAG RETIREMENT-OTS, VO


TODAY IS FLAG DAY. AND IN HONOR OF THE DAY.

THE FULLER METZ CREAMTION AND FUNERAL HOME IN CAPE CORAL COLLECTED USED AND TATTERED FLAGS.

IN THE WEEKS AHEAD, THEY WILL RECYCLE THE FLAGS IN THE PROPER MANNER.

IN EXCHANGE, FOR THE OLD TATTERED FLAG, THEY GAVE PEOPLE NEW FLAGS. Return to index of stories...


FLAG RETIREMENT-SOT


SUPER= Samuel L. Jackson-- Fuller Metz Funeral Home

Its nice to get the tattered flags off the poles or wherever they may be and a new one in its place and this is america and if you do fly a flag tomorrow we would like to have as many new ones out there as possible Return to index of stories...


LOCAL FLAG DAY-TRX, CGTOPS, CG


TWO LOCAL EVENTS TO CELEBRATE FLAG DAY.

THE 1ST IN BONITA SPRINGS, AT THE ELKS LODGE.

A CEREMONY IS SET AT 11 TODAY.

ALSO, LATER TODAY IN NAPLES, AT THE COLLIER COUNTY FREEDOM MEMORIAL GARDENS.

STARTING AT FIVE TONIGHT THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA WILL RETIRE WORN AMERICAN FLAGS FROM THE PUBLIC.

THE CEREMONY BEGINS AT 6. Return to index of stories...


NATURE FEST MARINA DAY-OTS, SS


TAKING A LOOK AT SOME THINGS TO DO TODAY.

IT'S NATIONAL MARINA DAY!

THE HOLIDAY BRINGS AWARENESS TO THE RECREATIONAL VALUE OF THE MARINE INDUSTRY.

FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE IN PUNTA GORDA IS CELEBRATING.

SEVERAL ACTIVITES ARE PLANNED THROUGHOUT THE VILLAGE.

RESTAURANTS AND BUSINESSES ARE PARTICPATING AROUND THE HARBOR.

LIVE ENTERTAIMENT IS PLANNED FROM 5 TO 9

FISHERMEN'S VILLAGE TO HOST

NATIONAL MARINA DAY &

CHARLOTTE HARBOR NATURE FEST

On Saturday, June 14th, Fishermen's Village will celebrate National Marina Day. This is a day in which marinas across the nation draw attention to the economic and recreational value of the marine industry, and the importance of enhancing our waterways.

National Marina Day will be combined with a Nature Fest, to include vendors that sell boating products and services, organizations dedicated to the preservation of Wildlife as well as exhibitors which promote outdoor recreational activities in and around Charlotte Harbor. Space is available for non-profit organizations such as boat clubs.

Fishermen's Village Marina will offer two nights free dockage, sailboat races, tours of the marina, and evening entertainment from 5-9 pm in Center Court featuring The Reconnections Band. Vessel safety inspections will be available. Free dockage is not available to groups…we accept individual reservations.

This event will be held from 10:00 to 6:00 PM. For further information and to make dockage reservations, call the Marina Harbormaster at

575-3000. Interested vendors and non-profits may call Catherine Perry, at 575-3067.

Kathy Burnam

Marketing Director

Fishermen's Village

kathyb@fishville.com

READER'S CHOICE AWARDS FAVORITE SHOPPING DESTINATION!

1200 West Retta Esplanade #57A

Punta Gorda, FL 33950

P 941 575-3007

M 941 258-1327

F 941 637-1054 Return to index of stories...


NAPLES HARBOR MARINA DAY-SSTOPS


THEY ARE NAPLES CELEBRATING MARINA DAY IN NAPLES.

HEAD TO THE BEAUTIFUL NAPLES HARBOUR FOR WELCOME ON THE WATER.

LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, AND BOATING DEMONSTRATIONS ARE PLANNED.

THINGS KICK OFF AT 9 THIS MORNING.

JACKS ON THE BAY WILL HAVE LIVE MUSIC STARTING AT 3.

National Marina Day

Avg. Rating:

Naples Harbour

475 North Rd, Naples, FL 34104 Venue Phone: 239-213-1441 Phone: 239-489-2969 Fax: 239-489-2996

Saturday, June 14 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Add to my calendar

Ticket Pricing: Free

As part of a nationwide observance, Florida Marina Clubs is celebrating "Welcome to the Water" on National Marina Day. Naples Harbour will have live music pool-side at Jack's River Bar from 3-6pm and Gordon's on the River from 6-9pm! Stop by for some boating, a bite to eat, or both! There's also a Florida Marina Clubs fan photo contest. Pick up your free FMC hand fan from the Ship Store! Return to index of stories...


NEW BOARDWALK AT INDIGO TRAIL-CGTOPS


A LOT OF GREAT EVENTS ARE PLANNED THIS SUMMER AT DING DARLING ON SANIBEL.

AND WE'VE LEARNED, THE INDIGO TRAIL IS NOW OPEN AGO AFTER SOME WORK.

IN THE DAY AHEAD YOU CAN EXPLORE THE NEW WILDLIFE EDUCATION BOARDWALK.

NATURALISTS WILL LEAD A TOUR IDENTIFYING PLANTS, BIRDS, AND ANIMALS

ADMISSION IS FREE.THE WALK STARTS AT 10. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES ZOO NEW KITTENS-ONCAM, VO


THIS WEEKEND YOU CAN ALSO CHECK OUT TWO NEW KITTENS AT THE NAPLES ZOO.

THEY'RE NOT YOUR AVERAGE FAMILY PET.

THIS BROTHER AND SISTER ARE CALLED AFRICAN CATS.

AS KITTENS -- THEY MAY LOOK CUTE NOW.

BUT ZOO KEEPERS SAY ONCE THEY'RE GROWN -- SERVALS ARE ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL HUNTERS.

AND AS THE NEW SEASON GETS UNDERWAY THERE ARE A LOT OF NEW EXHIBITS TO CHECK OUT.

IF YOU NEED A SMILE TODAY -- TAKE A LOOK A YOUR TV SCREEN.

THE NAPLES ZOO IS WELCOMING TWO NEW KITTENS TO THEIR FAMILY TODAY.

THEIR NAMES ARE BAKU AND CLEO.

THEY'RE NOT YOUR AVERAGE FAMILY PET.

THIS BROTHER AND SISTER ARE CALLED AFRICAN SERVAL CATS.

AS KITTENS -- THEY MAY LOOK CUTE NOW.

BUT ZOO KEEPERS SAY ONCE THEY'RE GROWN -- SERVALS ARE ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL HUNTERS. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES ZOO NEW KITTENS-SOT, SS


we have our long time.Outcue: awesome new area at the zoo

AND GET THIS.

TOMORROW DAD'S CAN GET IN FREE IF THEY BRING A BOTTLE OF OLD COLONE.

IT'S FOR THE ANIMALS.

ZOO WORKERS INTRODUCE NEW SMELLS TO THE ANIMALS --

IT'S ACTUALLY ENJOYABLE FOR THEM.

IF YOU DON'T HAVE FRAGRANCES TO DONATE --

DAD'S CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF AN ONLINE COUPON FOR FREE ADMISSION IF YOU BUY A CHILD'S TICKET. Return to index of stories...


WONDERS OF TEH BEACH AND BAY-ONCAM, SS


IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO ENJOY SOME ART THIS WEEKEND, HEAD TO THE ROOKERY BAY ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER IN NAPLES TODAY.

THERE IS A NEW EXHIBIT FEATURES TROPICAL WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS OF WILDLIFE HABITATS.

IT'S CALLED THE WONDERS OF THE BEACH AND BAY

TICKETS ARE 5 DOLLARS FOR ADULTS AND 3 DOLLARS FOR KIDS. Return to index of stories...


FREE BUTTERFLY HOUSE TOUR-CGTOPS


TODAY YOU CAN ALSO CHECK OUT THE BUTTERFLY HOUSE.

HEAD TO ROTARY PARK IN CAPE CORAL FOR THE FREE, INTERACTIVE TOUR ANYTIME FROM 10:30 TO NOON.

THE HOUSE IS FILLED WITH ALL OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S NATIVE BUTTERFLIES. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-1 SHOT


TIME RIGHT NOW.

GREAT WHITES IN THE GULF.

WHY MORE OF THE MASSIVE SHARKS ARE TURNING UP OFF OUR COAST.

AND IT'S THE VIDEO EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT. A MAN FEEDING AN ALLIGATOR.

NOW WILDLIFE EXPERTS ARE WEIGHING IN. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 SHARK BEHAVIOR-VO


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TZ2 GATOR FEED REACTION-VOTOPS


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SHARK BEHAVIOR IN THE GULF-VO IN PLASMA


WHEN YOU GO TO THE BEACH, YOU MAY WONDER, ARE THEIR SHARKS OUT THERE IN THE WATER.

SCIENTISTS ARE NOW STUDYING THE GULF WHERE THEY ARE FINDING MORE GREAT WHITE SHARKS OFF OUR COASTLINE.

THIS MORNING WE ARE LEARNING THEY ARE CALLING THIS AREA HOME MORE OFTEN THAN WE THINK.

NBC-2'S CHARLIE KEEGAN EXPLAINS. Return to index of stories...


SHARK BEHAVIOR IN THE GULF-PKG


Nats- something beachy

THE UMBRELLA IS UP AND THE SUN IS SHINING - ENGLEWOOD BEACH IS THE PLACE TO BE.

Terri Strom, Vacationer

28:49The waves the breeze we're all ocean lovers28:53

THE BEACH IS MARK TIMCHULLA'S OFFICE. HE SEES PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER AND THEY ALL HAVE ONE QUESTION.

Mark Timchulla, The Beach Guy

24:42 frequently they ask about sharks. Is there sharks out in the water? 46

OF COURSE THERE ARE SHARKS OUT THERE- EVEN SOME REALLY BIG ONES.

Nats- underwater video 1:13 ahhh

REMEBER IN APRIL - A GROUP OF SPEARFISHERMEN CAME FACE TO FACE WITH A GREAT WHITE SHARK 90 MILES OFF SANIBEL.

SCIENTISTS WITH OCEARCH ATTACHED SATELLITE TRACKING DEVICES TO FIVE GREAT WHITES LAST AUGUST - NOW TWO "BETSY AND KATHARINE" ARE IN THE GULF - NOT FAR FROM OUR COAST.

Brennan O'Brien, Englewood

33:07 oh yeah, surf everybody we'll all go out there. There are going to be things out there, you just gotta man up sometimes. 33/12

STANDUP- Scientists say great white sharks have always been out in the gulf of Mexico this is the first time were getting real time data to find out how they got here and why they're here

Dr. Nick Whitney, Mote Marine Lab

02:39 we've seen them rewriting the books on a lot of what we thought we knew on great white shark movements. 2:44

DOCTOR NICK WHITNEY WORKS AT MOTE MARINE LAB IN SARASOTA AND IS PART OF THE OCEARCH TEAM.

HE SAYS THIS DATA IS SHINING A LIGHT ON WHAT SHARKS EAT - HOW THEY REST AND WHERE THEY GO.

Dr. Nick Whitney, Mote Marine Lab

7:40 at first people are scared but then after they learn more about it I think hopefully that fear's replaced with enlightenment. 7:49

HE SAYS GREAT WHITES MAY BE HERE MORE THAN SCIENTISTS IMAGINED WHICH ISN'T A BAD THING: A HEALTHY SHARK MEANS THE GULF IS HEALTHY.

Terry Strom, Vacationing

31:15 we just need to coexist

ON ENGLEWOOD BEACH - CK- NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


GATOR FEED REACTION-TRX, NATVOTOPS, EANIBOX


oooh!. laughing

VIRAL VIDEO OUT OF LOUISISANA.

HAS A LOT OF PEOPLE TALKING THIS MORNING.

WILDLIFE OFFICIALS IN LOUISIANA HAVE ORDERED ALL SWAMP BOAT TOUR OPERATORS TO STOP FEEDING GATORS.

IF YOU REMEMBER - 2 YEARS AGO - WE HAD OUR OWN GATOR FEEDING INCIDENT.

NBC2'S HEATHER TURCO TALKED WITH THE EXPERTS ABOUT WHY THIS HAS TO STOP. Return to index of stories...


GATOR FEED REACTION-PKG


THIS IS THE MOST RECENT VIDEO, THAT HAS SO MANY PEOPLE REACTING.

WHILE EXCITING TO WATCH - THIS STUNT IS INCREDIBLY DANGEROUS.

A LOUISIANA TOUR GUIDE IS CAUGHT ON CAMERA FEEDING CHICKEN TO 2 GATORS, THEN JUMPS IN THE WATER WITH THEM - AND PLACES MARSHMALLOWS IN HIS MOUTH - FOR THE GATORS TO GRAB.

A LOCAL NATURE EXPERT IS APPALLED.

TC

15:04-15:13

All it takes is for a child to be walking by with a bag of marshmallows and then these gators can approach in a dangerous way.

NOW THERE'S NO LAW IN LOUISIANA PROHIBITING LURING AND FEEDING OF ALLIGATORS, BUT IT'S AGAINST LOCAL LAW IN JEFFERSON PARISH - WHERE THESE IMAGES WERE CAPTURED.

AND IT *IS AGAINST THE LAW HERE IN FLORIDA -

BUT THAT DIDN'T STOP EVERGLADES AIRBOAT CAPTAIN, WALLACE WEATHER HOLT FROM ENTICING GATORS,.

TC

14:21-14:26

when gators are fed they become increasingly bold and they will approach humans.

CAPTAIN WALLY, AS HE IS KNOWN, EVENTUALLY LOST HIS HAND, WHEN THE GATOR CHOMPED DOWN.

TIM MARTELL, OWNER OF MANATEE GUIDES NATURE KAYAK TOURS -

TC

14:31-14:43

those gators are eventually going to get larger and they are still going to be interested in obtaining food that is easy to get and they will approach humans and that means a potential disaster.

SO WHILE IT LOOKS LIKE THE GATORS ARE TAME AND THE SITUATION IS UNDER CONTROL - TIM EXPLAINS, NOTHING CAN BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH.

HEATHER TURCO -- NBC2 Return to index of stories...


GATOR FEED REACTION-TAG


BACK IN 2012, WEATHERHOLT LOST HIS LICENSE FOR A YEAR, AFTER PLEADING NO CONTEST.

SO FAR, NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED AGAINST THE LOUISIANA GUIDE. Return to index of stories...


GATOR FRED-ONCAM, VO


IN JULY OF 2012, A MOORE HAVEN TEEN WAS BITTEN BY A GATOR.

FRED LANGDALE WAS SWIMMING IN THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER, IN AN AREA KNOWN FOR HAVING ALLIGATORS.

FRED LOST HIS ARM.

HIS STORY GAINED NATIONAL ATTENTION.

HE GRADUATED IN 2013 AND WANTS TO BECOME A DOCTOR WHO SPECIALIZES IN PROSETHICS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-1 SHOT


TIME RIGHT NOW IS.

THIS MORNING NBC-2 IS ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL AS EARLY VOTING FOR THE DISTRICT 19TH SEAT BEGINS.

What YOU NEED TO KNOW IN A LIVE REPORT.

PLUS WITH VIOLENCE ESCALATING IN IRAQ.

WILL THE U-S DECIDE TO DO?

PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS ANNOUNCED U-S TROOPS WILL NOT GO BACK FOR COMBAT.

WE REACH OUT TO LOCAL VETERANS FOR THEIR REACTION. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 EARLY VOTING-VO


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TZ3 IRAQ CRISIS-VOTOPS


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HEADLINES-TC MON


STRAIGHT AHEAD ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY.

A BIG WEEKEND FOR CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES IN DISTRICT 19.

EARLY VOTING IS NOW UNDERWAY FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION.

THIS MORNING WE LOOK AT HOW THIS ELCTION IS ALREAD MAKING AN IMPACT.

THE MOST TALKED ABOUT HOUSE IN TEXAS IS NO MORE.

BURNED TO THE GROUND.

WHY THE OWNERS OF THIS LUXURY HOME SAY THEY HAD NO CHOICE.

AND IT'S RAINY SEASON WHICH MEANS MOSQUITOS ARE IN FULL FORCE.

HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELVES.FROM THE PESKY BUGS. Return to index of stories...


EARLY VOTING-TC MON


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DANGLING HOUSE-TC MON


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FDOH MOSQUITOS-TC MON


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MAIN OPEN-CLIP


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GOOD MORNING 2-GFX


GOOD MORNING, THANKS FOR JOINING US HERE ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY.

A HOT AND HUMID DAY IS AHEAD OF US THIS MORNING.

BUT IS RAIN IN OUR FORECAST?

METEOROLOGIST JASON DUNNING IS STANDING BY WITH MORE ON YOUR WEATHER FORECAST. Return to index of stories...


FIRST WEATHER-WX CENTER


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.

t's going be a hot and humid Father's Day weekend across Southwest Florida, very characteristic weather for mid June.

After contending with some intense storms through the overnight period, we'll start off our Saturday morning with a mix of sun and clouds along with mostly dry weather.

As the heat and energy build in our atmosphere through the day, scattered storms will develop again today with the most widespread activity east of I-75 and over the interior. A few isolated downpours or a thunderstorm can't be ruled out along the coast, especially this evening through early tonight.

A few of today's storms could be strong with the primary threats being frequent lightning, torrential rain, and gusty winds.

Expect a partly sunny sky for most of the day, but some cloudy spells will be possible as the afternoon storms get going; our temperatures will top out close to 90 with the lowest readings expected along the coast.

For Father's Day, a touch of dry air will cut down on the coverage of afternoon storms, but some isolated downpours and storms will still form during the late afternoon and evening. Temperatures will once gain soar into the low to mid 90s.

As we head into the upcoming week, the steering flow will become more easterly. This, combined with ample moisture and daytime heating, will focus the main storm threat toward the west coast of Florida, so more of us will likely get in on some afternoon storms through the course of the week.

In the tropics, all is quiet, and no tropical development is expected through the next 5-7 days. Return to index of stories...


CHRISTY: EARLY VOTING-B CLIP OC


EARLY VOTING BEGINS TODAY FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL TREY RADEL'S OLD SEAT.

NBC2'S CHRISTY ANDREWS IS LIVE IN THE STUDIO WITH WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO CAST YOUR VOTE. Return to index of stories...


CHRISTY: EARLY VOTING-VO IN PLASMA


THIS IS A BIG ELECTION AND STARTING TODAY YOU CAN CAST YOUR BALLOT TO FILL THE DISTRICT 19 CONGRESSIONAL SEAT IN CONGRESS. Return to index of stories...


CHRISTY: EARLY VOTING-VO


THIS IS THE SEAT LEFT VACANT AFTER TREY RADAL RESIGNED AFTER ADMITTING TO USING COCAINE.

THE CANDIDATES IN THE RACE ARE, CURT CLAWSON, APRIL FREEMAN, RAY NETHERWOOD, AND TIMOTHY ROSSANO.

THE SPECIAL GENERAL ELECTION IS JUNE 24TH--

BUT POLLING LOCATIONS ARE OPEN FROM TEN A-M TO SIX P-M.

EARLY VOTING BEGINS TODAY AND GOES THROUGH NEXT SATURDAY.

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CHRISTY: EARLY VOTING-SOTVO


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CHRISTY: EARLY VOTING-PLASMA


IF YOU'RE NOT SURE WHERE TO VOTE--

WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED!

JUST HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE-- NBC-2.COM-- FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF POLLING LOCATIONS.

LIVE IN THE STUDIO, CHRISTY ANDREWS, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


IRAQ CRISIS-OTS, TRX


PRESIDENT OBAMA SAYS HE'S CONSIDERING A RANGE OF OPTIONS FOR ACTION IN IRAQ.

WHILE THE US IS MAKING IT CLEAR THAT THE IRAQI GOVERNMENT ITSELF NEEDS TO STEP UP.

NBC'S CHUCK TODD HAS MORE. Return to index of stories...


IRAQ CRISIS-PKG


President Obama chose his words carefully today, laying the groundwork for possible military action as Iraq becomes more and more chaotic. But he also had a clear message for Iraq's political leaders, any American help comes with conditions.

In a hastily arranged press conference, the president outlined his options

. quickly eliminating one of them.

WE WILL NOT BE SENDING U.S. TROOPS BACK INTO COMBAT IN IRAQ, BUT

I HAVE ASKED MY NATIONAL SECURITY TEAM TO PREPARE A RANGE OF OTHER OPTIONS

THAT COULD HELP SUPPORT IRAQ'S SECURITY FORCES.

But even as he hinted at some military action

--

targeted drone attacks being the most likely -- the president made it clear help won't come

if Iraq's Prime Minister, Nouri al-Malaki, doesn't stop shutting out his Sunni adversaries.

THE UNITED STATES IS NOT SIMPLY GOING TO INVOLVE ITSELF IN A MILITARY ACTION IN THE ABSENCE OF A POLITICAL PLAN BY THE IRAQIS THAT GIVES US SOME ASSURANCE THAT THEY'RE PREPARED TO WORK TOGETHER.

And the president didn't stop there. He went on to

blame the Malaki government for the abysmal performance its security forces.

THE FACT THAT THEY ARE NOT WILLING TO STAND AND FIGHT AND DEFEND THEIR POSTS

/ INDICATES THAT THERE'S A PROBLEM WITH MORALE

/ ULTIMATELY THAT'S ROOTED IN THE POLITICAL PROBLEMS THAT HAVE PLAGUED THE COUNTRY

And illustrating how this crisis has created strange international bedfellows,

the president actually called on Iran to help, though he never mentioned that country by name.

IRAQ'S NEIGHBORS ALSO HAVE SOME RESPONSIBILITIES TO SUPPORT THIS PROCESS. NOBODY HAS AN INTEREST IN SEEING TERRORISTS GAIN A FOOTHOLD INSIDE OF IRAQ.

Iran's president Rouhani took to the airwaves yesterday promising Iran would

quote "NOT tolerate the terrorism."

in neighboring Iraq.

The president, who is keeping his weekend schedule which includes some down time in Palm Springs, said a decision on whether to get involved militarily is not imminent.

And it's that delay that spurred criticism from Republicans on Capitol Hill.

These request has been made repeatedly for four months to take action with these drone strikes./ IT IS FAR PAST TIME FOR US TO TAKE A DECISIVE MOVE HERE Return to index of stories...


LOCAL IRAQ UPDATE-OTS


CHUCK TODD REPORTING.

NBC-2 REACHED OUT TO LOCAL VETERANS TO GET THEIR REACTION TO THE PRESIDENTS PLAN.

WE TALKED ONE DAD, WHOSE SON SERVED TWO TOURS IN IRAQ DURING THE HEIGHT OF THE WAR.

WHILE HE'S GLAD NO MORE TROOPS WILL BE SENT INTO HARMS WAY, HE SAYS AS THIS RECENT VIOLENCE MAKES HIM FEEL LIKE HIS SONS TIME IN IRAQ WAS FOR NOTHING. Return to index of stories...


LOCAL IRAQ UPDATE-SOTVO


Sot

Pete Nicholsen /Son Served in Iraq / 6:39:55 it's up to them to step up to the plate. We've tried to train them, we've given them arms. We've done everything we can. 6:40:02

THE PRESIDENT CONVENED HIS NATIONAL SECURITY TEAM FRIDAY MORNING, BUT SAID A DECISON COULD TAKE SEVERAL DAYS. Return to index of stories...


BERGDAHL UPDATE-TRX, OTS, VO


THIS MORNING MILITARY OFFICIALS IN SAN ANTONIO ARE DESCRIBING SGT. BOWE BERGDAHL'S FIRST MOMENTS BACK IN THE U-S.

AFTER FIVE YEARS OF CAPTIVITY.

THEY SAY BERGDAHL WAS NERVOUS BUT QUOTE "LOOKED GOOD"

WE'EV LEARNED THAT BERGDAHL WILL NOW BE WORKING WITH HEALTH PROFESSIONALS TO REGAIN NORMALCY TO MOVE FORWARD WITH HIS LIFE.

BEFORE BEING RELEASED TO HIS FAMILY HE WILL HAVE TO ANSWER questions FROM THE MILITARY ABOUT WHY HE WALKED OF HIS BASE WHEN HE WAS CAPTURED. Return to index of stories...


DANGLING HOUSE FIRE-TRX, VOTOPS, EANIBOX


NO OPTIONS INSIGHT FOR OWNERS OFA 700-THOUSAND-DOLLAR HOUSE IN TEXAS.

WAIT FOR IT TO CRUMBLE OR BURN IT DOWN.

NOW IT'S A PILE OF ASHES.AFTER CREWS SAID THERE WAS NOW WAY TO SALVAGE THE HOME.

JULIE FINE BRINGS US MORE.

THIS IS WHAT'S LEFT OF A 4-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT HOME THAT WAS DANGLING OFF A CLIFF IN TEXAS---

IT'S NOW A PILE OF ASHES.

CREWS INTENTIONALLY BURNED IT TODAY.

EXPERTS SAID THERE WAS NO WAY TO SALVAGE THE 7-HUNDRED-THOUSAND DOLLAR HOME.

THE ROCK UNDERNEATH THE HOME STARTED ERODING LAST YEAR, EATING INTO THE PROPERTY.

THE OWNERS ARE NOW AT THEIR HOME ON MIAMI BEACH.

THEIR HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE DOESN'T COVER EARTH MOVEMENT.

SO THEY'LL HAVE TO PAY FOR THE DEMOLITION AND CLEAN-UP.

THEY SAY THEY'RE SAD BECAUSE THEY WANTED TO LEAVE THE HOME TO THEIR GRANDCHILDREN. Return to index of stories...


DANGLING HOUSE FIRE-PKG


"It was crazy to me because we don't have houses burn off down the cliff in lake Whitney."

BUT THAT IS WHAT HAPPENS TODAY.

AFTER THREE DAYS OF LOOKING AT OPTIONS, THE HOMEOWNERS MADE THE DIFFICULT DECISION TO BURN THEIR OWN HOME TO THE GROUND.

"It really was a best case scenario. Nobody was hurt, we had safety first and foremost. couldn't have asked for it to turn out any better."

THE HOMEOWNERS CLEARED OUT A FEW WEEKS AGO, AFTER CRACKS WERE FOUND IN THE FOUNDATION BACK IN FEBRUARY. THE SITUATION GOT MUCH WORSE IN JUST THE LAST FEW DAYS, WHEN PARTS OF THE HOUSE STARTED SLIDING DOWN THE CLIFF INTO THE LAKE.

THE HOMEOWNERS FELT THIS WAS THE BEST OPTION.

"I am sorry for the people this is their lives and their savings going up in smoke.and it is a tough thing."

THE FIRE BURNED QUICKLY.AFTER BALES OF HAY SATURATED WITH DIESEL FUEL WERE HIT BY FLARES. THE ROOF CAME DOWN , AS BOAT AFTER BOAT LINED UP TO GET GET A VIEW OF IT.

AND WHAT SEEMED SO INCREDIBLE WATCHING THIS IS AS THIEF IRE BURNED YOU CAN SEE THE DEBRIS PILE GROWING WITH FLAMES THERE BUT IT DIDN'T SPREAD.

The fire burned for almost two hours, nobody was injured, but for people watching, it is an image they will never forget

"This is probably going to be the first and last time to see something like this in Lake Whitney." Return to index of stories...


OJ SIMPSON TRIAL-OTS, VO


JULIE FINE REPORTING.

THIS WEEK MARKS TWENTY YEARS SINCE NICOLE BROWN SIMPSON AND RON GOLDMAN WERE BRUTALLY MURDERED.

AND THIS MORNING. WE'RE HEARING FROM THE FORMER MANAGER FOR THE MAN MANY PEOPLE STILL BELIEVE COMMITTED THE CRIME.

NORMAN PARDO SAYS HE'S STILL CLOSE FRIENDS WITH OJ SIMPSON.

PARDO NOW LIVES IN FORT MYERS AND GREW UP IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

HE MET SIMPSON BACK IN 1999 IN MIAMI THROUGH HIS ATTORNEY.

PARDO TELLS NBC2 HE WORKED AS SIMPSONS MANAGER AND PROMOTED HIM UNTIL 2008 WHEN HE WENT TO PRISON FOR ARMED ROBBERY IN LAS VEGAS.

PARDO SUPPLIED NEVER BEFORE SEEN FOOTAGE OF SIMPSON FOR A BRAND NEW DOCUMENTARY THAT WAS JUST RELEASED ONLINE THIS WEEK. Return to index of stories...


OJ SIMPSON TRIAL-SOTVO


SOT

NORMAN PARDO

OJ SIMPSON'S FORMER MANAGER

54:11 - 54:28

I have no interest whatsoever showing if OJ is guilty or innocent. All I want is to show who OJ is. Show him for what he is, the way he is. Everyone has a misunderstanding for how OJ is. They had him different

PARDO AND HIS WIFE SAY THEY ARE ALSO CLOSE WITH SIMPSON'S TWO CHILDREN.

THEY EVEN CLAIM TO GET COLLECT PHONE CALLS FROM SIMPSON BEHIND BARDS. Return to index of stories...


FDOH MOSQUITOS-TRX, OANIBOXES


TIME RIGHT NOW IS.

JUST IN TIME FOR RAINY SEASON, IN FLORIDA --

THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IS REMINDING EVERYONE -- PROTECT YOURSELVES FROM MOSQUITOES - ESPECIALLY AFTER TWO SUSPECTED CASES OF CHIKUN-GUNYA FEVER -- THIS WEEK.

PREVENTING BITES IS THE BEST WAY TO STAY SAFE.

THIS MORNING WE ARE SHARING A FEW WAYS TO FIGHT OFF THE DISEASE-CARRYING PESTS. Return to index of stories...


FDOH MOSQUITOS-CG-RVL


FIRST --

DRAIN WATER FROM GARBAGE CANS, GUTTERS, FLOWER POTS -- AND ANY OTHER OUTDOOR CONTAINERS.

COVER YOUR SKIN!

WEAR SHOES AND SOCKS WHEN PLAYING OUTSIDE.

AND FINALLY --

USE BUG SPRAY.

FOR BABIES UNDER 2-MONTHS OLD -- USE MOSQUITO NETTING - OR JUST KEEP THEM. Return to index of stories...


FDOH MOSQUITOS-TAG


THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IS URGING ALL OF US TO BE AWARE OF CHIKUNGUNYA FEVER, A VIRAL MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASE.

THE DISEASE IS BEING IMPORTED FROM OTHER COUNTRIES.

EXPERTS TELL NBC-2 -- THESE MOSQUITOES ARE DAY TIME-BREEDERS.

THEY LIKE TO BE AROUND PEOPLE-- AND ANYWHERE THERE IS STANDING WATER.

MEANWHILE, HENDRY COUNTY HAS ORDERED WIDESPREAD MOSQUITO SPRAYING TO START.

YOU MIGHT NOTICE THE HELICOPTERS FLYING AT NIGHT THROUGH THE SUMMER. Return to index of stories...


FAMILY FUN NIGHT-OTS, CG


SOMETHING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY TO ENJOY!

THE ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IS HOSTING A FAMILY COOK-OUT AND MOVIE NIGHT TONIGHT.

YOU CAN WATCH A GREAT FILM, WITH GOOD FOOD, AND EMNJOY SUMMER ACTIVITIES.

THE FUN STARTS AT 6.

HEAD TO THE CHURCH ON BONITA BEACH ROAD. Return to index of stories...


HISTORY OF DOWTOWN FM TOUR-CGTOPS


YOU CAN LEARN ABOUT THE CITY OF FORT MYERS THIS WEEKEND.

LEARN ABOUT THE LOCAL HISTORY IN A HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR.

TICKETS ARE $12 BUCKS.

TOURS START AT 10:30 THIS MORNING AT THE FRANKLIN SHOPS IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS Return to index of stories...


HOLLYWOOD'S WHO'S WHO IN WWII-TRX, SSTOPS


THE HOLOCAUST MUSEUM OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IS PRESENTING A NEW EXHIBIT.

"HOLLYWOOD'S WHO'S WHO IN WORLD WAR 2."

IT EXPLORES THE WARTIME CONTRIBUTIONS OF FAMOUS PERSONALITIES IN ENTERTAINMENT.

TICKETS ARE $10 FOR ADULTS AND $5 FOR STUDENTS.

THE EXHIBIT IS ON DISPLAY NOW THROUGH AUGUST 16TH. Return to index of stories...


PEACE RIVER WILDLIFE TOUR-CGTOPS


ENJOY LEARNING ABOUT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WILDLIFE TODAY.

THE PEACE RIVER WILDLIFE CENTER IN PUNTA GORDA IS HOSTING A FREE WILDLIFE TOUR TODAY AND TOMORROW.

IT STARTS 11 AM AND LASTS UNTIL 4PM TODAY. Return to index of stories...


FURNITURE TO FOSTER PROGRAM-CGTOPS


YOU CAN HELP FAMILIES IN NEED THIS WEEKEND.

IT'S ALL APART OF THE FURNITURE TO FOSTER PROGRAM.

ALL DONATIONS ARE ACCEPTED, FROM GENTLY USED FURNITURE, TV'S, KITCHEN TABLES AND MORE.

YOU CAN DROP OFF DONATIONS AT THE UNCLE BOB'S SELF STORAGE ON ABRAMS BLVD IN LEHIGH ACRES. Return to index of stories...


KINGS WIN STANLEY CUP -TRX, NATSVOTOPS


sports announcer."Martinez goes for the 3-1-2.and he's going across.he shoots and Scores!"

THE LOS ANGELES ARE THE STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS.

THE KINGS WON THE CUP ON THE HOME ICE FRIDAY NIGHT --- DEFEATING THE NEW YORK RANGERS 3-2 IN DOUBLE OVERTIME.

THIS IS THE SECOND STANLEY CUP THE KINGS HAVE WON IN THE LAST THREE YEARS. Return to index of stories...


US 2024 OLYMPIC BIDS-ONCAM, VIDBOX


THIS MORNING ON NBC-2 WE ARE ALREADY LOOKING AHEAD TO THE NEXT OLYMPICS.

AND RIGHT NOW THERE FOUR U-S CITIES ARE VYING TO HOST THE 20-24 SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES

L-A --

BOSTON --

SAN FRANCISCO --

AND WASHINGTON D-C.

OVER THE NEXT SIX MONTHS -- THE U-S OLYMPIC COMMITTEE WILL DECIDE WHICH CITY TO NOMINATE.

THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE WILL VOTE IN 20-17 TO DECIDE THE HOST. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-1 SHOT


TIME RIGHT NOW IS.

AFTER THE BREAK WE HEAD BACK DOWN TO HODGES UNIVERSITY FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL VETERANS FAIR.

PLUS.

BOAT SEWAGE DISPOSAL IS BECOMING A PROBLEM IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY.

WHY RESIDENTS SAY THEY NEED A SOLUTION. Return to index of stories...


TZ4 CHARCO PUMP STATION-VOTOPS


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FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


FORECAST OPEN Return to index of stories...


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.

t's going be a hot and humid Father's Day weekend across Southwest Florida, very characteristic weather for mid June.

After contending with some intense storms through the overnight period, we'll start off our Saturday morning with a mix of sun and clouds along with mostly dry weather.

As the heat and energy build in our atmosphere through the day, scattered storms will develop again today with the most widespread activity east of I-75 and over the interior. A few isolated downpours or a thunderstorm can't be ruled out along the coast, especially this evening through early tonight.

A few of today's storms could be strong with the primary threats being frequent lightning, torrential rain, and gusty winds.

Expect a partly sunny sky for most of the day, but some cloudy spells will be possible as the afternoon storms get going; our temperatures will top out close to 90 with the lowest readings expected along the coast.

For Father's Day, a touch of dry air will cut down on the coverage of afternoon storms, but some isolated downpours and storms will still form during the late afternoon and evening. Temperatures will once gain soar into the low to mid 90s.

As we head into the upcoming week, the steering flow will become more easterly. This, combined with ample moisture and daytime heating, will focus the main storm threat toward the west coast of Florida, so more of us will likely get in on some afternoon storms through the course of the week.

In the tropics, all is quiet, and no tropical development is expected through the next 5-7 days. Return to index of stories...


JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-TRX ONCAM,EANIBOXES


BENEFITS FOR OUR VETS!

TODAY, SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN ALL OVER SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CAN MEET WITH EMPLOYERS LOOKING SPECIFICALLY FOR VETS TO FILL JOBS.

IT'S THE THIRD ANNUAL VETERANS JOBS FAIR. IT'S BEING HELD AT THE HODGES UNIVERSITY CAMPUS IN FT MYERS.

THATS WHERE WE FIND NBC2'S JIM SPIEWAK LIVE.

AND JIM THIS EVENT IS GETTING BIGGER AND BIGGER EVERY YEAR. Return to index of stories...


JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-LIVE


-- TAKE LIVE

AD LIB SCENE --

CREWS ARE SETTING UP.

THIS IS FOR VETS OF ALL AGES.

NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVES, ACTIVE DUTY AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS.

THIS IS WHERE YOU CAN MEET EMPLOYERS LOOKING TO HIRE VETS WITH UNIQUE SKILL SETS.

LOCAL BUSINESSES, FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ARE ALL HERE LOOKING FOR YOU.

WE'RE AT HODGES UNIVERSITY AT THE CORNER OF COLONIAL BLVD AND WINKLER AVE.

THE FAIR BEGINS AT 10 THIS MORNING AND RUNS UNTIL 2.

BRING A COPY OF YOUR RESUME.

-- TAG

ALSO BRING YOUR CREDENTIALS AND PROOF OF SERVICE.

10-2 TODAY.

THE THIRD ANNUAL VETERANS FAIR.

HELPING VETS FIND JOBS.

LIVE IN FM, JS, NBC2.

For super --

Stefan Autie - Army Veteran Return to index of stories...


JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-SS


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LEE COUNTY IMPACT FEE-TRX, OTS


MISSING OUT ON MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

THAT'S HOW MUCH MONEY ONE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATCHDOG GROUP SAYS LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ARE LOSING EACH YEAR.

NBC 2'S BRITTANY WEINER EXPLAINS WHY COUNTY LEADERS SAYS IT'S NOT A LOSS BUT A SAVINGS FOR TAXPAYERS. Return to index of stories...


LEE COUNTY IMPACT FEE-PKG


IMPACT FEES.

THEY HELP PAY FOR ROADS, SCHOOLS AND PARKS IN LEE COUNTY.

EVERY TIME A NEW BUILDING GOES UP, DEVELOPERS PAY A FEE.

LAST YEAR COMMISSIONERS VOTED TO REDUCE THOSE FEES BY 80 PERCENT THOROUGH MARCH OF 20-15.

Roger Desjarlais/County Manager/10:42:53 "In 2012 this county had a 37 million dollar deficit in its budget in 2013 it was balanced and in 2014 this upcoming budget cycle there's likely to be a surplus." 10:43:07

COMMISSIONER'S HOPE REDUCING THE FEE WOULD IN TURN HELP THE ECONOMY.

OPPONENTS SAY THAT SIMPLY HASN'T HAPPENED.

Don Eslick -- acting chairman of lee public voice/00:01:27 "Lee counties growth has been a lot slower than the city of Bonita Spings and Collier COunty neither of whom reduced there impact fees." 00:01:38

DON ESLICK RUNS A LOCAL WATCH DOG GROUP --LEE PUBLIC VOICE.

HE SAYS THESE CUTS ARE COSTING THE COUNTY MILLIONS.

Don Eslick -- acting chairman of lee public voice/00:02:20 "We estimate that for the full 24 months of the moritorium, 80 percent reduction that the total loss would be about 40 million dollars." 00:02:32

Roger Desjarlais/County Manager/10:42:18 " I don't know how to respond to the 40 million dollar number that's out there, because it's based on a set of assumptions that I think are just flawed." 10:42:25

COUNTY MANAGER ROGER DESJARLAIS SAYS IT'S NOT A LOSS.

IT'S MONEY THAT'S NOT NEEDED.

Roger Desjarlais/County Manager/10:40:39 "If we continued to collect fees without projects to spend them on we'd have to refund them at the end of 7 years anyway. So it just doesn't make sense." 10:40:48

ESLICK SAYS THERE IS PLENTY TO BE DONE, AND THEY ARE FIGHTING TO BRING THE FEE BACK TO 100 PERCENT.

Don Eslick -- acting chairman of lee public voice/00:03:31 " That's a lousy way to run a government. To say that you don't need new infrastructure as you continue to grow I can't imagine a worse fallacy in your planning." 00:03:50

THE FEE COULD GO BACK TO 100 PERCENT IN MARCH OF 2015.

COMMISSIONERS WILL VOTE BEFORE THEN IF THEY WANT TO KEEP IT REDUCED.

IN LEE COUNTY, BRITTANY WEINER NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


LEE COUNTY IMPACT FEE-OC


DESJARLAIS SAID HE DON'T EXPECT COMMISSION TO TALK ABOUT THE FEES UNTIL AUGUST OR SEPTEMBER OF THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


DEP LETTER TO COMMISH-OTS


THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SENT A LETTER TO COLLIER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ADDRESSING WATER CONCERNS FOR A PROPOSED OIL DRILLING SITE.

THE D-E-P IS REACHING OUT TO THE LAND OWNER BARRON COLLIER TO SEE IF IT CAN CONDUCT WATER TESTING ON THE PROPERTY.

THE AGENCY SAYS ITS MAIN CONCERN IS PROTECTING COLLIER RESIDENTS.

THE D-E-P PLANS TO TEST AT OTHER SITES NEAR THE DRILLING LOCATION TO ENSURE WATER SAFETY. Return to index of stories...


PARENTAL RIGHTS RALLY-TRX, VOTOPS


SEVERAL DIVORCED PARENTS RALLIED AT THE STATE CAPITOL ON FRIDAY.

THEY'RE PUSHING FOR CHANGES TO FAMILY LAW IN FLORIDA.

THEY SAY THE COURTS ARE OFTEN BIASED TOWARD ONE PARENT OVER ANOTHER, AND JUDGES HAVE TOO MUCH DISCRETION IN DECIDING WHICH PARENT GETS CUSTODY OF CHILDREN. Return to index of stories...


PARENTAL RIGHTS RALLY-SOTVO


"i want to be involved. i want to support my kids and my family. i want to raise them in the god-fearing christian beliefs that i was raised in. the family court system took all of that from me."

LAST YEAR LAWMAKERS PASSED A BILL TO CHANGE ALIMONY AND CHILD CUSTODY LAWS, BUT GOVERNOR SCOTT VETOED IT.

LAWMAKERS DIDN'T TAKE UP THE ISSUE DURING THE MOST RECENT SESSION. Return to index of stories...


LATE TERM ABORTION BILL-ONCAM, CG


THE STATE OF FLORIDA THE LATEST TO BAN LATE TERM ABORTIONS.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT SIGNED THE BILL ON FRIDAY.

IF A DOCTOR SAYS THE FETUS IS ALREADY AT THE POINT WHERE IT CAN SURVIVE OUTSIDE THE WOMB, A MOTHER CANNOT HAVE AN ABORTION.

THERE IS AN EXCEPTION IS THE MOTHER'S LIFE IS IN DANGER.

THE NEW LAW GOES INTO EFFECT JULY FIRST.

41 STATES HAVE SOME TYPE OF ABORTION LAW.

OF THOSE, 21 HAVE LAWS AGAINST ANY TYPE OF ABORTION.

3 HAVE LAWS AGAINST PROCEDURES IN THE THIRD TRIMESTER.

17 HAVE RESTRICTIONS AFTER A CERTAIN NUMBER OF WEEKS. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO PUMP STATION-OTS


IT'S ILLEGAL AND IT'S CREATING A MESS IN SOME CHARLOTTE COUNTY WATERWAYS--

THIS MORNING NBC 2 UNCOVERS A NEW PLAN TO HELP PREVENT SEWAGE DUMPING.

AND NBC 2 CHRIS GILMORE FOUND IT WON'T COST A LOT OF MONEY. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO PUMP STATION-PKG


6 sec-14sec Kim Robinson/boater

42 sec- 52 sec rusty heaxt/

LIFE ON THE WATER FOR KIM AND ED ROBINSON IS SIMPLE.

"It's lovely you make your own rules, you what you want when you want, if you get bored with the scenery, you take your house and you go somewhere else."

BUT NOT BEFORE DISPOSING OF ANY ONBOARD SEWAGE, ROBINSON SAYS THEY DON'T NEED THE EXTRA WEIGHT.

"Because you travel with your waste. We're trying to be eco friendly, we're trying to keep the waters of Charlotte County clean inhabitable and you do your best for the environment."

SOME PEOPLE IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY AREN'T AS MINDFUL.

AND THAT HAS THE MARINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE LOOKING FOR WAYS TO

STOP SEWAGE DUMPING IN LEMON BAY AND CHADWICK COVE.

IT'S ILLEGAL AND BOATERS ARE UPSET ABOUT IT.

"I'ts polluting yes, I'm an avid boater, fisherman, I swim out here in these waters so obviously I want them clean."

COMMITTEE MEMBERS SUGGESTED EXPANDING THE NUMBER OF STOPS THE COUNTY PUMP OUT BOAT MAKES, TO INCLUDE LEMON BAY AND CHADWICK COVE.

THE IDEA ALREADY HAS THE SUPPORT OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONER STEPHEN R DEUTHSCH.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY ACQUIRED ITS FIRST PUMP OUT BOAT IN NOVEMBER IN RESPONSE TO A NEWLY INSTALLED MOORING STATION.

BOATERS LIKE ROBINSON SAY THE PUMP OUT BOAT PROVIDES A VITAL SERVICE NO ONE SHOULD TURN DOWN.

"Why say no? it's free to the citizens, it's free to the boaters, it's something that's becoming more and more needed as more people come to the area."

THE BOAT CAPACITY IS 420 GALLONS.

IT MAKES 2 TRIPS A WEEK THROUGHOUT CHARLOTTE COUNTY.

HEAXT SAYS IN FUEL AND LABOR THE EXTRA TRIPS SHOULD COST AROUND 100 DOLLARS EACH. IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY CG NBC2 Return to index of stories...


GOLF COTTAGES OLD CORKSCREW-ONCAM, SS, VO


A CONCEPT. FIRST OF ITS KIND IS COMING TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA FOR GOLF TOURISM.

THE OLD CORKSCREW GOLF CLUB IN ESTERO IS BUILDING 25 NEW LUXURY COTTAGES.

THE LUXURY HOME HAVE INDOOR AND OUTDOOR KITCHENS, AND FOUR PRIVATE MASTER SUITES. THE OWNERS GET TO USE THEM DURING HIGH SEASON, AND THEN THE REST OF THE YEAR THEY ARE RENTED OUT.

THE DEVELOP-ERS SAY THE COTTAGES WILL BE GREAT FOR CORPORATIONS AND COMPANIES TO PAMPER THEIR CLIENTS. Return to index of stories...


GOLF COTTAGES OLD CORKSCREW-SOT, OC


they're bringing in clients and various personnel from all over the country and this is a place where they'll be able to come and entertain their clients or employees and so we really think this business model is really perfect because there really is nothing like that right now in southwest Florida

THE STARTING PRICE FOR THESE COTTAGES IS 900 THOUSAND DOLLARS.

BUILDING IS EXPECTING TO BEGIN WITHIN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


MONDAY CHARLOTTE MEETING-OTS, CG


LOOKING AHEAD TO A MEETING MONDAY IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

COMMISSIONER STEPHEN DEUTSCH WANTS TO KNOW WHAT PEOPLE IN THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY THINK ABOUT IMPORTANT ISSUES.

HE'S ASKING PEOPLE TO COME AND SHARE THEIR CONCERNS, GOOD OR BAD.

THE MEETING IS PLANNED FROM 5:30 TO 7 AT THE ADMISTRATION CENTER ON MURDOCK CIRCLE. Return to index of stories...


MONDAY VA MEETING -CG TOPS


ALSO HAPPENING MONDAY.

2 CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS PLAN TO MEET WITH SENIOR OFFICIALS AT THE MIAMI V-A.

CONGRESSWOMAN ILLEANA ROS-LEHTINEN AND CONGRESSMAN MARIO DIAZ-BALART.

THE TWO WILL PRESS THEM ABOUT RECENT ALLEGATIONS AND REPORTS OF MISMANAGMENET AND ABUSE AT VA FACILITIES.

42 FACILITIES ARE UNDER INVESTIGATION. RIGHT NOW, NONE OF OUR 3 LOCAL FACILITIES ARE ON THE LIST. Return to index of stories...


ESTERO DOG PARK CLOSED TUESDAY -TRX, CGTOPS


A HEADS UP IF YOU WERE PLANNING ON TAKING YOUR DOG TO THE ESTERO DOG PARK NEXT WEEK.

THE DOG PARK WILL BE CLOSED FOR 3 DAYS STARTING ON TUESDAY.

CREWS ARE MAKING MINOR REPAIRS, AND STABILIZING SOME OF THE WORN OUT AREAS.

THE SITE AT ESTERO COMMUNITY PARK IS EXPECTED TO OPEN ON FRIDAY JUNE 20TH. Return to index of stories...


RSW CELL PHONE LOT-OTS


CHANGES ARE COMING TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

STARTING NEXT WEEK, THE CELL PHONE LOT WILL MOVE TO A NEW LOCATION.

THE NEW LOT WILL HAVE TWICE THE CAPACITY OF THE EXISTING ONE.

THERE WILL BE SIGNS POSTED TO ALERT TRAVELERS ABOUT THE CHANGES. Return to index of stories...


NEW FLIGHT TO CLEVELAND-SSTOPS


A NEW FLIGHT FROM FORT MYERS TO CLEVELAND STARTED THIS WEEKEND.

FRONTIER IS OFFERING THE NON STOP SERVICE THREE DAYS A WEEK.

THE FLIGHTS WILL BE ON WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS AND SUNDAYS. Return to index of stories...


SANIBEL MUST SEE-ONCAM, VO


SANIBEL ISLAND HAS HIT A NEW HIGH!

THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ISLAND WAS RANKED AT THE TOP OF FLORIDA'S MOST STUNNING TOWNS.

ACCORDING TO BUZZ FEED.

IT MADE NUMBER ONE FOR IT'S SECLUSION -- UNTOUCHED BEAUTY -- AND BEAUTIFUL BEACHES. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO BREAK-1 SHOT


TIME RIGHT NOW IS.

UP NEXT.WE ARE RECAPING THIS MORNING'S TOP STORIES IF YOU ARE JUST JOINING US THIS MORNING.

PLUS JASON DUNNING IS UPDATING YOUR WEEKEND FORECAST. Return to index of stories...


NEWS OPEN-CLIP


SHOW OPEN Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING 3-2SH-WX CENTER


GOOD MORNING AND WELCOME BACK TO THE FINAL HALF HOUR OF NBC-2 NEWS TODAY.

I'M STACEY DEFFENBAUGH. JOINING METEOROLOGIST JASON DUNNING IN THE WEATHER CENTER. Return to index of stories...


FIRST WEATHER-OMNI FULL


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.t's going be a hot and humid Father's Day weekend across Southwest Florida, very characteristic weather for mid June.

After contending with some intense storms through the overnight period, we'll start off our Saturday morning with a mix of sun and clouds along with mostly dry weather.

As the heat and energy build in our atmosphere through the day, scattered storms will develop again today with the most widespread activity east of I-75 and over the interior. A few isolated downpours or a thunderstorm can't be ruled out along the coast, especially this evening through early tonight.

A few of today's storms could be strong with the primary threats being frequent lightning, torrential rain, and gusty winds.

Expect a partly sunny sky for most of the day, but some cloudy spells will be possible as the afternoon storms get going; our temperatures will top out close to 90 with the lowest readings expected along the coast.

For Father's Day, a touch of dry air will cut down on the coverage of afternoon storms, but some isolated downpours and storms will still form during the late afternoon and evening. Temperatures will once gain soar into the low to mid 90s.

As we head into the upcoming week, the steering flow will become more easterly. This, combined with ample moisture and daytime heating, will focus the main storm threat toward the west coast of Florida, so more of us will likely get in on some afternoon storms through the course of the week.

In the tropics, all is quiet, and no tropical development is expected through the next 5-7 days. Return to index of stories...


EARLY VOTING-OTS, SS(2), OC


EARLY VOTING STARTS TODAY FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL TREY RADEL'S OLD SEAT IN CONGRESS.

IT'S DISTRICT 19 --WHICH INCLUDES AREAS FROM FORT MYERS, TO MARCO ISLAND.

HERE IS A MAP OF THE DISTRICT.

THE CANDIDATES IN THE RACE ARE, CURT CLAWSON, APRIL FREEMAN, RAY NETHERWOOD, AND TIMOTHY ROSSANO.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT WHERE YOU CAN VOTE,

GO TO NBC DASH TWO DOT COM.

LOOK UNDER NEWSLINKS. Return to index of stories...


BENQUISTO KICKOFF -OTS, CG


ALSO HAPPENING IN THE DAY AHEAD, FLORIDA SENATE MAJORITY LEADER LIZBETH BENAQUISTO IS HOSTING AN EVENT IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

SHE IS OFFICIALLY KICKING OFF HER BID FOR RE-ELECTION FOR THE SENATE SEAT IN DISTRICT 30, WHICH COVERS PARTS OF CHARLOTTE AND LEE COUNTIES.

IT STARTS AT 10:30 AT CENTENNIAL PARK.

BENAQUISTO WAS A CANDIDATE IN THE SPECIAL ELECTION TO REPLACE CONGRESSMAN TREY RADEL, BUT SHE LOST IN THE PRIMARY TO CURT CLAWSON. Return to index of stories...


NELSON WATER QUALITY-OTS, VO


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S COAST IS FINALLY GOING TO GET SOME RELIEF FROM THAT NASTY, BROWN WATER DUMPED INTO THE GULF FROM LAKE OKEECHOBEE AFTER HEAVY RAINFALL.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO SENATOR BILL NELSON.

WHEN WATER LEVELS RISE IN THE SUMMER IN LAKE O, WATER FILTERS OFF INTO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER WHICH EMPTIES IN THE GULF.

DAMAGING OUR ECOSYSTEM, TOURISM AND ULTIMATELY OUR ECONOMY.

A 626 MILLION DOLLAR RESERVOIR NEEDS TO BE BUILT TO COLLECT THAT WATER AND HOLD OFF RELEASES UNTIL THE DRY SEASON TO EASE POLLUTION TO OUR COAST.

SENATOR NELSON SAYS THERE'S STILL NO TIMELINE FOR THE PROJECT TO BEGIN, BUT HE'S CONFIDENT CONGRESS WILL HAVE ONE COMPLETE SOON. Return to index of stories...


NELSON WATER QUALITY-SOTVO


:12 Sen Bill Nelson "It's going to enable us to do as much as we can artificially to try to get the flow of water back to the way Mother Nature intended it."

WHEN A START DATE IS AGREED UPON, IT WILL STILL TAKE SEVERAL YEARS UNTIL THE RESERVOIR IS BUILT - AND SEVERAL YEARS AFTER THAT BEFORE OUR COAST STARTS SEEING MAJOR BENEFITS. Return to index of stories...


GOV SCOTT 100 BILLS-ONCAM-TANIBOX


CHANGES COMING FOR OUR STATE.

THIS WEEK. FLORIDA GOVERNOR -- RICK SCOTT -- SIGNED NEARLY 100 BILLS INTO LAW.

THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL --

A BAN ON LATE-TERM ABORTIONS.

AN ABORTION CAN NO LONGER BE PERFORMED, IF A DOCTOR BELIEVES THE FETUS CAN SURVIVE OUTSIDE THE WOMB.

THERE ARE EXCEPTIONS.

GOVERNOR SCOTT ALSO MADE IT EASIER FOR PRIVATE COMPANIES TO SELL FLOOD INSURANCE.

AND FINALLY --

IT'S NOW ILLEGAL FOR STORES TO SELL LIQUID NICOTINE FOR ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES TO MINORS. Return to index of stories...


a. Abortion Bill-votops


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b ECigs & Minors-votops


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c. Flood Insurance-votops


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CAPE MANSION PARTY-SS(2),VOWIPE


WE HAVE NEW INFORMATION THIS MORNING ABOUT 2 MEN ARRESTED FOR TURNING A VACANT CAPE CORAL MANSION INTO THEIR PERSONAL PARTY PAD.

POLICE ARRESTED KYLE MOSS FRIDAY AFTERNOON -- OVERNIGHT WE LEARNED HE WILL SEE A JUDGE IN A FEW HOURS.

VINCENT DENILLO WAS ALSO ARRESTED -- AND HE POSTED BOND AND IS OUT OF JAIL THIS MORNING.

BOTH MEN ARE FROM CAPE CORAL.

THE HOMEOWNER CAUGHT THEM RED HANDED INSIDE THE HOUSE, AND HE ALSO FOUND A CRAIGSLIST AD TELLING PEOPLE TO COME OVER AND PARTY.

THE HOME HAS BEEN ON THE MARKET FOR AROUND THREE MONTHS, LISTED JUST BELOW ONE AND A HALF MILLION DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE MANSION PARTY-SOTVO


TAKE SOT

NAME: Michael Przstanwik

NUMBER: Homeowner

AT: 29:35

TO: 29:48

DURATION:0:13

I don't think they were sophisticated enough to have the intent to be squatters, they're People trying to take advantage of an empty home and party in a luxury lifestyle

THE REALTOR TELLS NBC2 HE'S NEVER EXPERIENCED ANYTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE.

LUCKILY THE PARTIERS DIDN'T DO TOO MUCH DAMAGE -

THE PLACE JUST NEEDS TO BE CLEANED UP. Return to index of stories...


CAPE BICYCLIST ROAD RAGE-OTS, VO


NEW DETAILS ABOUT A BIZARRE CASE OF ROAD RAGE IN CAPE CORAL.

N-B-C TWO TRACKED DOWN THE PEOPLE WHO SAY THEY STEPPED IN HARMS WAY TO HELP A STRANGER --

EVEN AFTER THEY SAW A MAN PULL A GUN.

THEY TELL N-B-C TWO A CAR NEARLY SIDESWIPED A MAN ON A BIKE.

THE TWO STARTED ARGUING -- THE BICYCLIST TELLING HIM--TO SLOW DOWN.

THEN IN A RAGE--THE DRIVER GOT OUT OF HIS CAR. THAT'S WHEN THE WITNESSES SAY, THEY STEPPED IN.

BUT THEN, THEY SAW PASQUAL RUIZ PULL OUT A GUN FROM INSIDE THE CAR---HE FIRED FIVE SHOTS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE BICYCLIST ROAD RAGE-SOTVO


Witnesses

7:42:25-7:42:39

They were arguing really, really bad, cussing at each other. Saying

they were going to fight each other. As soon as that happened that's

when I spoke up and said listen if you touch that old man then I'm

going to get out of my truck and I'm going to have to handle it.

RUIZ GOT BACK IN HIS CAR AND DROVE TO HIS DAD'S HOUSE NEARBY. HE WAS ARRESTED MINUTES LATER.

HE'S FACING SEVERAL CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO CREDIT CARD THEFTS-TRX, VOTOPS


LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES NEED YOUR HELP CATCHING THESE TWO THIEVES.

THE STOLE CREDIT CARDS FROM CARS AT TWO ESTERO BUSINESSES.

APPLEBEE'S AT CORKSCREW COMMONS --

AND CONNOR'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

THE CARDS WERE THEN USED AT GULF COAST TOWN CENTER.

IF YOU RECOGNIZE THEM -- CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


MARCO ISLAND BURLGARIES-OTS, VO


POLICE IN MARCO ISLAND ARE LOOKING INTO A NUMBER OF CAR BREAK-INS THEY THINK ARE CONNECTED.

WE GOT OUR HANDS ON THIS SURVEILLANCE PICTURE SHOWING ON SUSPECT.

OFFICERS TELL NBC-2 -- THE INCIDENTS ARE ALL SIMILAR.

THIS MORNING POLICE ARE REMINDING EVERYONE TO LOCK YOUR CAR DOORS AND DON'T LEAVE VALUABLES INSIDE. Return to index of stories...


BELVIDA BREAK INS-ONCAM, VO


IN THE CAPE POLICE SAY THIEVES ARE BREAKING INTO HOMES.INTENTIONALLY WHILE PEOPLE ARE HOME.

IT HAPPENED THURSDAY NIGHT IN THE BELLA VIDA COMMUNITY.

VICTIMS SAY -- THE DOORBELL RANG SEVERAL TIMES.

AS THEY OPENED THE DOOR --

ANOTHER THIEF GOT INSIDE THROUGH A BACK DOOR.

THE MOM AND HER KIDS THEN REALIZED WHAT WAS GOING ON AND HID IN A LOCKED ROOM.

SEVERAL NEIGHBORS SAY THEIR DOORBELL RANG OVERNIGHT IN THE LAST FOUR WEEKS.

POLICE ONLY HAVE RECORD OF THE MOST RECENT ONE.

OFFICERS STRESS TO ALWAYS REPORT STRANGE ACTIVITY AROUND YOUR HOME. Return to index of stories...


BELVIDA BREAK INS-SOTVO


SOT

14:20:36-14:20:46

Sarona Weyant/ neighbor

"We had one mom who said she was breast feeding at 4 o'clock in the

morning and she started hearing noises. It was making her nervous. But

then she went to go look and then they were gone. So, she must've

spooked them."

SEVERAL NEIGHBORS SAY THEIR DOORBELL RANG OVERNIGHT IN THE LAST FOUR WEEKS.

POLICE ONLY HAVE RECORD OF THE MOST RECENT ONE.

OFFICERS STRESS TO ALWAYS REPORT STRANGE ACTIVITY AROUND YOUR HOME. Return to index of stories...


TEASE SIX-1 SHOT


TIME RIGHT NOW IS.

A FREE EVENT OPEN TO ALL VETERANS, ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS.IS HAPPENING THIS MORNING.

IT'S THE 3RD ANNUAL VETERANS FAIR.

NBC'S2'S JIM SPIEWAK IS NEXT LIVE WITH WHY THIS FAIR IS MORE THAN JUST ABOUT JOBS

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TZ6 JIM LIVE-VOWP


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TRASH OR TREASURE-SOTTOPS


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TRASH OR TREASURE-PKG


This Week.

"Antique Cameras"

TRT: 3:25:00

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FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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FORECAST-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.It's going be a hot and humid Father's Day weekend across Southwest Florida, very characteristic weather for mid June.

After contending with some intense storms through the overnight period, we'll start off our Saturday morning with a mix of sun and clouds along with mostly dry weather.

As the heat and energy build in our atmosphere through the day, scattered storms will develop again today with the most widespread activity east of I-75 and over the interior. A few isolated downpours or a thunderstorm can't be ruled out along the coast, especially this evening through early tonight.

A few of today's storms could be strong with the primary threats being frequent lightning, torrential rain, and gusty winds.

Expect a partly sunny sky for most of the day, but some cloudy spells will be possible as the afternoon storms get going; our temperatures will top out close to 90 with the lowest readings expected along the coast.

For Father's Day, a touch of dry air will cut down on the coverage of afternoon storms, but some isolated downpours and storms will still form during the late afternoon and evening. Temperatures will once gain soar into the low to mid 90s.

As we head into the upcoming week, the steering flow will become more easterly. This, combined with ample moisture and daytime heating, will focus the main storm threat toward the west coast of Florida, so more of us will likely get in on some afternoon storms through the course of the week.

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JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-ONCAM,EANIBOXES


THEY SERVED OUR COUNTRY, AND NOW LOCAL BUSINESSES ARE STEPPING UP TO SAY THANK YOU AND TO MAKE SURE THAT LOCAL VETERANS ARE GETTING THE HELP THEY NEED.

A JOB, MEDICAL CARE, A SUPPORT GROUP. WHATEVER YOU NEED, YOU CAN FIND IT AT THE 3RD ANNUAL VETERANS FAIR AT HODGES UNIVERSITY.

DOORS OPEN SHORTLY.

NBC2'S JIM SPIEWAK HAS BEEN THERE ALL MORNING, AND JOINS US LIVE FROM THE FORT MYERS CAMPUS. Return to index of stories...


JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-LIVE


-- TAKE LIVE

AD LIB SCENE --

CREWS ARE SETTING UP.

THIS IS FOR VETS OF ALL AGES.

NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVES, ACTIVE DUTY AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS.

THIS IS WHERE YOU CAN MEET EMPLOYERS LOOKING TO HIRE VETS WITH UNIQUE SKILL SETS.

LOCAL BUSINESSES, FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ARE ALL HERE LOOKING FOR YOU.

WE'RE AT HODGES UNIVERSITY AT THE CORNER OF COLONIAL BLVD AND WINKLER AVE.

THE FAIR BEGINS AT 10 THIS MORNING AND RUNS UNTIL 2.

BRING A COPY OF YOUR RESUME.

-- TAG

ALSO BRING YOUR CREDENTIALS AND PROOF OF SERVICE.

10-2 TODAY.

THE THIRD ANNUAL VETERANS FAIR.

HELPING VETS FIND JOBS.

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JIM LIVE: VETERANS FAIR-SS


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HEALTH MATTERS: CHEST PAIN-TRX, VO IN PLASMA


SAVING TIME AND PEACE OF MIND.

AS YOU CAN IMAGINE, THE ONSET OF CHEST PAIN CAN TRIGGER ALL SORTS OF PANIC.

ONCE A HEART ATTACK IS RULED OUT.

MANY PEOPLE ARE LEFT WITH ALOT OF QUESTIONS.

NOW MORE HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS ARE DESIGNATING SPACE AND STAFF TO INTERPRET THE CAUSE OF CHEST PAIN.

AMY OSHIER HAS MORE IN TODAYS HEALTH MATTERS. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MATTERS: CHEST PAIN-PKG


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A COMMON COMPLAINT MAY NOT BE THE CRISIS PEOPLE FEAR- WHEN IT COMES TO CHEST PAIN THERE IS NO CUTTING CORNERS. LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM IS TARGETING CARDIAC CONCERNS IN EACH OF ITS HOSPITALS.

CINDY BROWN/VP PATIENT CARE SERVICES

RUNS:

2:42 There are specific goals, so as soon as you arrive say you have chest pain within 15 minutes we need to have an EKG and have a physician look at it and read it and tell whether or not looking at the EKG that you're having an acute event right now.

AMY OSHIER/REPORTING

RUNS:

Heart attack patients are expedited into treatment, but nationwide many others were left wondering what caused their symptoms and whether they needed treatment too. The end game of chest pain programs is to find answers in short order.

CINDY BROWN/VP PATIENT CARE SERVICES

RUNS:

2:59: We look at your EKG, it looks totally normal, we do your blood work it looks totally normal. But you have a little bit suspicious history or we don't know quite what's going on. We're able to bring you here.

CHEST PAIN CENTERS ARE DESIGNATED SPACES WITHIN EACH HOSPITAL WHICH FOCUS SOLEY ON CHEST PAIN. PATIENTS ARE PLACED IN THEIR OWN ROOM, MOST TESTING COMES TO THEM.

CINDY BROWN/VP PATIENT CARE SERVICES

RUNS:

3:22 In three hours you're going to have another blood test and another EKG in six hours you're going to have another blood test and another EKG and if all of that is unchanged and looks normal we'll determine whether or not you need to have a stress test before you go home.

HAVING A STAFF AND SYSTEM DEDICATED TO DIAGNOSING CHEST PAIN, CUTS THE DECISION PROCESS FROM ROUGHLY 36 HOURS TO A HALF DAY.

CINDY BROWN/VP PATIENT CARE SERVICES

RUNS:

5:16 We're able to move the patient safely and quickly to discharge or to further diagnosis or admission to the hospital.

SAVING TIME AND PEACE OF MIND. FOR LEE MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM, I'M AMY OSHIER. Return to index of stories...


RED WINE MEMORY-VO IN PLASMA


IT'S A NEW REASON TO DRINK RED WINE.

A PUBLISHED ARTICLE IN THE JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE FOUND ONE OR TWO GLASSES OF RED WINE A DAY CUTS YOUR RISK OF DEMENTIA BY 23 PERCENT.

IT ALSO HELPS YOU REMEMBER THINGS.

BUT, STICK TO 1 OR 2 GLASSES, THE RESULTS WERE NOT THE SAME FOR PEOPLE WHO DRANK 4 OR MORE GLASSES A DAY. Return to index of stories...


SUMMER WEIGHT GAIN-TRX, VOTOPS


SCHOOL IS OUT, AND PARENTS, IF YOU ARE WORRIED ABOUT YOUR KIDS BRAINS THIS SUMMER, A NEW STUDY SHOWS IT'S THEIR WAISTLINES YOU SHOULD BE MORE CONCERNED ABOUT.

HEALTH EXPERTS SAY KIDS ARE MORE LIKELY TO GAIN WEIGHT DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS BECAUSE OF INSTEAD OF RUNNING AROUND OUTSIDE MANY ARE SITTING AROUND WATCHING TV AND PLAYING VIDEO GAMES.

EXPERTS ALSO SAY KIDS ARE LESS LIKELY TO HAVE REGULAR BEDTIMES DURING THE SUMMER AND THEY OFTEN EAT MORE JUNK FOOD. Return to index of stories...


WALKING ARTHRITIS-VO IN PLASMA, FULL


WALKING FOR AN HOUR A DAY IS THE BEST WAY TO PREVENT ARTHRITIS AND IMPROVE PAIN.

RESEARCHERS AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY STUDIED EIGHTEEN HUNDRED ADULTS WHO WERE AT RISK FOR KNEE ARTHRITIS OR ALREADY HAD IT.

THEY TRACKED THEIR STEPS FOR A WEEK -- AND THEN FOLLOWED UP ON THEIR KNEE HEALTH TWO YEARS LATER.

THEY FOUND THOSE WHO TOOK SIX THOUSAND STEPS OR MORE EACH DAY HAD LESS DISABILITY AND PAIN. Return to index of stories...


TEASE SEVEN-PLASMA


TIME RIGHT NOW IS.

IT'S FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND!

AND IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO TO CELEBRATE DAD.

THERE'S A LOT HAPPENING TODAY.

WE A HAVE A FULLL LIST OF THINGS TO DO.

PLUS WHY NOT TAKE DAD TO THE MOVIES??

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TZ6 BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-VOTOPS


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BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-ONCAM-PUSH


A PAIR OF SEQUELS IN THEATERS THIS WEEKEND.

22 JUMP STREET FEATURING JOHAH HILL AND CHANNING TATUM.

IT'S GETTING A LOT OF GOOD REVIEWS.

PLUS HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON TWO.

RAPHAEL SETH GIVES US A SNEAK PEAK IN A BOX OFFICE PREVIEW. Return to index of stories...


BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-PKG


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JONAH HILL AND CHANNING TATUM GO BACK TO SCHOOL IN "22 JUMP STREET." THIS FOLLOW-UP TO THE TV PARODY SMASH SENDS UNDERCOVER FLUNKEES JENKO AND SCHMIDT TO A COLLEGE CAMPUS. DESPITE THEIR ADVANCED AGES, THEY'RE SUPPOSED TO BLEND IN, MAKE FRIENDS, AND INFILTRATE A DRUG RING. BUT THEY END UP ON INDIVIDUAL JOURNIES OF SELF DISCOVERY AND BEGIN TO QUESTION THEIR PARTNERSHIP.THAT IS UNTIL A BIG BAD DEAL GOES DOWN DURING SPRING BREAK. "22 JUMP STREET" IS RATED R.

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A DRAGON RIDER FACES HIS GREATEST CHALLENGE IN "HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2." JAY BARUCHEL RETURNS AS THE VOICE OF THE VIKING HICCUP. HE AND HIS DRAGON TOOTHLESS PATROL THE SKIES OVER HIS VILLAGE, BUT CURIOSITY TAKES HIM TO A HIDDEN LAND WHERE HE DISCOVERS A NEW BREED OF DRAGON.AND A LONG LOST FIGURE FROM HIS PAST. HICCUP'S MOTHER EMERGES FROM THE SHADOWS TO WARN OF AN INVASION. AND THE WHOLE FAMILY WILL NEED TO BAND TOGETHER TO HELP FIGHT OFF THE EVIL DRAGO. "HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2" IS RATED PG.

THAT'S THE BOX OFFICE PREVIEW, RAPHAEL SETH, NBC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


CAPTAIN CITRUS-ONCAM, VO


FLORIDA'S CITRUS INDUSTRY COULD HAVE ITS OWN COMIC SUPERHERO.

THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF CITRUS IS WRAPPING UP NEGOTIATIONS WITH FAMED COMIC BOOK PUBLISHER, MARVEL.

THE ONE MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT WOULD CREATE A NEW CAPTAIN CITRUS CHARACTER.

THE ORANGE SUPER HERO WILL HELP MARKET ORANGE JUICE TO TEENAGERS.

A COMIC BOOK DEAL IS ALSO PART OF THE MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT. Return to index of stories...


DADS CRUISE FREE AT FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE-ONCAM, SS


IT'S FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND.

AND TO HONOR DAD THERE'S A LOT HAPPENING HERE IN SOUTHEST FLORIDA FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY TO ENJOY.

FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE IS INVITING DAD'S FOR A FREE CRUISE THIS WEEKEND

THERE'S TWO TODAY AND FIVE TOMORROW.

THE WHOLE FAMILY CAN HEAD OUT ON THE WATERS FOR FISHING OR JUST SIGHTSEEING THROUGH THE ISLANDS.

YOU CAN CATCH THE CABBAGE KEY ISLAND CRUISE AT 9 THIS MORNING.

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FREE EVERGLADES TOUR-SSTOPS


CAPTAIN JACK'S AIRBOAT TOURS ARE EXTENDING THE ULTIMATE EVERGLAES EXPERIENCE FOR DADS THIS WEEKEND.

AIRBORT AND SWAMP BUGGY RIDES ARE FREE FOR ALL DADS TODAY AND TOMORROW.

DADS CAN CHOOSE FROM THREE DIFFERENT TOURS.

SAILING THROUGH THE MANGROVE TUNNELS. CHECKING OUT THE EVERGALDE GRASSLANDS OR JUST SOAK UP SOME SUN WHILE ENJOYING NATURE

IT LAST UNTIL 7PM. Return to index of stories...


DAD'S DAY OUT-SSTOPS


IT'S DAD'S DAY OUT AT THE VILLAGE ON VENETIAN BAY.

YOU CAN CELEBRATE DAD WHILE ENJOYING A DISPLAY OF NEW CARS FROM THE NAPLES FERRARI CLUB.

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DAD'S FREE AT SUNSPLASH-ONCAM, SS


THIS WEEKEND DADS CAN GET IN FREE AT THE SUN SPLASH FAMILY WATERPARK IN THE CAPE.

YOU CAN ALSO JOIN IN ON DOOR PRIZES WORTH MORE THAN A THOUSAND DOLLARS.

INCLUDING A WEEKEND STAY AT THE DIAMONDHEAD BEACH RESORT. A 250 GIFT CARD TO BASS PRO SHOPS.AND MORE. Return to index of stories...


WATERSIDE SHOPS-CGTOPS


THE WATERSIDE SHOPS IN NAPLES WILL GIVE YOU A FREE GIFT FOR DAD IF YOU SPEND $500 DOLLARS AT ANY OF OF THE STORES AT THE MALL.

YOU GET CHILI LIME RUB, BBQ SAUCE AND A BBQ MITT FROM WILLIAMS-SONOMA. Return to index of stories...


DADS FREE AT NAPLES ZOO-OC-VIDBOX


THE NAPLES ZOO IS OFFERING A GREAT DEAL FOR FATHER'S DAY.

BRING AN OLD BOTTLE OF COLONGE -- AND GET IN FREE.

IT SEEMS SILLY, THERE'S ACTUALLY A REASON.

IT GIVES ANIMALS NEW SCENTS TO ENJOY.

YOU CAN WATCH ZOO WORKERS INTRODUCE THE NEW SMELLS TO THE ANIMALS ALL DAY. Return to index of stories...


TS MARCO BURGLARIES-VOTOPS


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

LET'S GET YOU UP TO SPEED WITH THIS MORNING'S TOP STORIES.

IF YOU LIVE ON MARCO ISLAND --

WE HAVE A CRIME ALERT TO TELL YOU ABOUT --

POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A NUMBER OF CAR BREAK-INS THEY BELIEVE ARE CONNECTED.

THIS SURVEILLANCE PICTURE SHOWS THE SUSPECT --

OFFICERS TELL NBC-2 -- THE INCIDENTS ARE ALL SIMILAR.

SO REMEMBER TO LOCK YOUR CAR DOORS AND DON'T LEAVE VALUABLES INSIDE. Return to index of stories...


TS BELLVIDA BREAK INS-VOTOPS


THIEVES ARE STILL ON THE RUN THIS MORNING AFTER BREAKING INTO A CAPE CORAL HOME.

IT HAPPENED YESTERDAY MORNING IN THE BELLA VIDA COMMUNITY.

POLICE SAY THIEVES ARE BREAKING INTO HOMES INTENTIONALLY WHILE PEOPLE ARE HOME.

VICTIMS SAY -- SOMEONE RANG THE DOORBELL SEVERAL TIMES --

AS THEY OPENED THE DOOR --

ANOTHER THIEF GOT INSIDE THROUGH A BACK DOOR.

LUCKILY, THE FAMILY WASN'T HURT. Return to index of stories...


TS EARLY VOTING STARTS TODAY-VOTOPS


JUST A REMINDER.

EARLY VOTING STARTS TODAY FOR THE DISTRICT 19 SPECIAL ELECTION.

IT'S TO FILL TREY RADEL'S OLD SEAT IN CONGRESS.

THE CANDIDATES IN THE RACE ARE, CURT CLAWSON, APRIL FREEMAN, RAY NETHERWOOD, AND TIMOTHY ROSSANO.

HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE FOR A LIST OF VOTING LOCATIONS --

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TS U.S OPEN ON NBC-CGTOPS


MARTIN KYMER WILL LOOK TO HAVE ANOTHER GREAT ROUND OF GOLF TODAY AT PINEHURST NUMBER 2.

HE SET A RECORD, SHOOTING BACK TO BACK ROUNDS OF 65.

HE ONLY MISSED 3 FAIRWAYS IN 2 ROUNDS OF GOLF.

N-B-C TWO IS THE PLACE TO BE, IF YOU WANT TO SEE IT ALL.

OUR COVERAGE OF THE U.S. OPEN STARTS AT NOON TODAY AND TOMORROW.

THAT'S 7 1/2 HOURS OF GOLF EACH DAY.

PRETTY GOOD FATHERS DAY PRESENT FOR A LOT OF DAD'S OUT THERE. Return to index of stories...


FINAL WEATHER-2 SHOT


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...


CLOSE-2 SHOT


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CREDITS-REM LIVE


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