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DIRECTORS PAGE FLIGHT M370 SEARCH-OTS-VO
WEATHER OPEN-CLIP NSA SURVEILLANCE INCIDENTAL COLLECTION -OTS-VO
FIRST WEATHER-WX CNTR CLIPPERS OWNERSHIP TRIAL-trxVOTOPS
BREAKING NEWS OPEN-TRX TEASE TWO-OC-RADAR
LEHIGH BRUSH FIRE-VOTOPS FORECAST OPEN-CLIP
CAPE MISSING MAN WARNING-trxSSTOPS FORECAST-WXWALL
CAPE MISSING MAN WARNING-BUB-SS NAPLES FIRE MERGER-trxOC-VO-OC
NAPLES MANSION FIRE FOLLOW-trxVOTOPS-OC RSW EXECUTIVE VALET MOVE-VOTOPS
NAPLES MANSION FIRE FOLLOW-PKG HARRY POTTER ATTRACTION-VOTOPS
FLORIDA LIGHTNING STRIKES-OC-VIDBOX NAPLES TRIATHLON-VOTOPS
LEHIGH TRUCK VS HOUSE-trxVOTOPS-OC NAPLES TRIATHLON-SOTVO
LEHIGH TRUCK VS HOUSE-PKG NAPLES KID CLIMBS KILMANJARO-OC-SS-VO-SS
LEHIGH TRUCK VS HOUSE-SSTOPS TEASE SPORTS-2SH-VO
TAMPA TEEN ISRAEL FREED-VO IN PLAS SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
TAMPA TEEN ISRAEL FREED-PKG GEORGE MCNEILL BEST ROUND-ONCAM
COLLIER BEARS FOLLOW-trxVOTOPS-OBX GEORGE MCNEILL GREENBRIER FINAL RD-VOTOPS
COLLIER BEARS FOLLOW-NWSRM MCNEILL POST-SOTTOPS
COLLIER BEARS FOLLOW-PKG WIMBLEDON FINAL-ONCAM
COLLIER BEARS FOLLOW-NWSRM DJOKOVIC FEDERER WIMBLEDON FINAL-VOTOPS
NEW AT SIX OPEN-CLIP DJOKOVIC FEDERER POST-SOTTOPS
TEASE ONE NASCAR COKE ZERO 400 AT DAYTONA-VOTOPS
A) TAMPA MOTHER CHILD CAR-ONCAM BYRON BUXTON-ONCAM
B) MALAYSIA AIRLINES-VOTOPS BUXTON RETURNS FOR MIRACLE-VOTOPS
WEATHER-STC YANKEES TWINS-VOTOPS
TAMPA MOM CHILD IN CAR-OC-SS-OC ORIOLES RED SOX-VOTOPS
AARON HERNANDEZ IN COURT-trxSOTVO CHRIS JOHNSON RBI-VOTOPS
DETROIT BANKRUPTCY LATEST-VOTOPS-OC CLOSE-4SHOT


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WEATHER OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST WEATHER-WX CNTR


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BREAKING NEWS OPEN-TRX


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LEHIGH BRUSH FIRE-VOTOPS


BREAKING NEWS AT SIX --

WE'RE GETTING NEW PICTURES INTO THE NBC-2 NEWSROOM -- OF THIS BRUSH FIRE -- IN LEHIGH ACRES.

OUR PRODUCER SNAPPED THESE PHOTOS --

HE TELLS US -- NEIGHBORS USED FIRE EXSTINGUISHERS TO FIGHT THE FLAMES.

FIRE CREWS ARRIVED WITHIN ABOUT 12-MINUTES.

WE HAVE A CREW HEADED THERE - COUNT ON NBC-2 FOR ANY NEW INFORMATION. Return to index of stories...


CAPE MISSING MAN WARNING-trxSSTOPS


DEVELOPING TONIGHT AT SIX -

CAPE CORAL POLICE ARE ASKING FOR YOUR HELP FINDING THIS MAN.

BENJAMIN LUETZOW SUFFERS FROM EARLY STAGES OF DEMENTIA.

HIS FAMILY SAYS HE WENT MISSING WITH 5 HIGH POWERED RIFLES. Return to index of stories...


CAPE MISSING MAN WARNING-BUB-SS


THE 65 YEAR OLD HAS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AND HEART PROBLEMS AND DOES NOT HAVE HIS MEDICATION WITH HIM.

HE STORMED OFF IN A WHITE FORD TRUCK AFTER AN ARGUMENT WITH HIS FAMILY.

WHILE HE hasn't MADE THREATS TOWARD ANYONE -

HIS FAMILY CAN'T FIGURE OUT WHY HE TOOK THE RIFLES AND LEFT.

THEY BELIEVE HE COULD BE ON HIS WAY TO ARIZONA.

IF YOU SEE HIM PLEASE CONTACT CAPE CORAL POLICE. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES MANSION FIRE FOLLOW-trxVOTOPS-OC


A FAMILY LEFT HOMELESS AFTER FLAMES RIP THROUGH THEIR MILLION DOLLAR MANSION.

TONIGHT, THEY'RE TRYING TO PICK UP THE PIECES.

NBC 2'S BRITTANY WEINER TALKS WITH A NEIGHBOR WHO SAYS THE DEVASTING FIRE HAS ROCKED THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES MANSION FIRE FOLLOW-PKG


Maria Elias, Quail West Resident

14:00:16 " I mean there were lightning strikes everywhere we actually thought they were fireworks." 14:00:21

THAT LIGHTNING IS BEING BLAMED FOR STARTING A FIRE IN THIS NAPLES HOME ON SOMERS DRIVE IN THE GATED QUAIL WEST COMMUNITY.

Frank Giuliano, Deputy-Chief, Bonita Springs Fire Rescue

14:03:06 "Lightning hit the roof, energized the outside BBQ grill and caught that on fire, whIch caught the attic on fire." 14:03:16

THE HOMEOWNERS, WHO DIDN'T WANT TO TALK ON CAMERA TELL US THEY ACTUALLY FELT THE LIGHTNING HIT THE HOUSE.

NEIGHBORS AND FIREFIGHTERS AT A NEARBY STATION SAY THEY HEARD A BIG BOOM.

THE HOMEOWNERS DIDN'T KNOW A FIRE HAD STARTED UNTIL THEY SAW THE FLAMES NEAR THEIR GRILL AND SMELLED SMOKE.

A SCARY SIGHT FOR NEIGHBORS LIKE MARIA ELIAS.

Maria Elias, Quail West Resident

13:59:10 "There's a huge hole in the house, it's from the top of the roof, and the whole thing just like sunk in." 13:59:15

CREWS SAY THE FLAMES STAYED HIGH IN THE ATTIC EVENTUALLY CAUSING THE ROOF TO COLLAPSE.

A HARD BATTLE BECAUSE OF FIRES THE LOCATION AND GAS LINES WHICH CONTINUED TO FUEL THE FLAMES.

Frank Giuliano, Deputy-Chief, Bonita Springs Fire Rescue

14:04:19 "I imagine insurance companies will probably call this a total loss." 14:04:22

THE NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION SAYS MORE THAN 20-THOUSAND LIGHTNING FIRES ARE REPORTED EVERY YEAR.

THIS IS THE SECOND TIME IN TWO WEEKS LIGHTNING IS BEING BLAMED FOR DESTROYING HOMES.

FOUR CONDOS AT SUNSET SOUTH CONDOMINIUMS ON SANIBEL ISLAND WENT UP IN FLAMES JUST ABOUT A WEEK AGO.

Maria Elias, Quail West Resident

14:00:12 You never know, you just never know." 14:00:14

A SURPRISING AND DEVASTATING LOSS.FORCING A FAMILY TO FIND A NEW HOME.

REPORTING IN NAPLES BRITTANY WEINER NBC 2/ABC 7. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA LIGHTNING STRIKES-OC-VIDBOX


BRITTANY -- THANKS.

MEANTIME --

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IS SENDING A WARNING TO ALL FLORIDA RESIDENTS ABOUT LIGHTNING STRIKES.

THERE'S BEEN FOUR THIS YEAR ALONE.

SUMMER IS PEAK SEASON -- AND FLORIDA IS KNOWN FOR BEING THE DEADLIEST FOR LIGHTNING STIKES.

N-W-S SAYS -- THERE'S ABOUT 1-POINT-4 MILLION LIGHTNING STIKES IN FLORIDA, EACH YEAR. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH TRUCK VS HOUSE-trxVOTOPS-OC


A LEHIGH ACRES FAMILY IS STILL IN SHOCK AFTER THEY WERE WOKEN UP THIS MORNING WHEN A TRUCK SLAMMED INTO THEIR HOUSE.

THE HOMEOWNERS TELL NBC2'S ANDREA HUBBELL THEY HEARD A LOUD EXPLOSION -- BUT IT TURNED OUT TO BE MUCH MORE. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH TRUCK VS HOUSE-PKG


Charlie Springard

09:02-03

Oh it was loud

WHEN YOU TAKE A LOOK AT THIS LEHIGH ACRES YARD

Charlie Springard

10:55-59

We had a little plant that was in that pot right here

YOU MIGHT THINK -- WHAT BAD LUCK.

Charlie Springard

11:10-13

He left his shirt in one tree

ASK THE SPRINGARD'S FOR THEIR THOUGHT.

Charlie Springard

14:38-41

Thank you lord

AND THEIR ANSWER MIGHT SURPRISE.

Deborah Springard

08:22-25

Yeah were very lucky thank God

POTTED PLANTS AND DEBRIS FROM A VERY - VERY LARGE PICK UP

Deborah Springard

06:06-08

Sounded like a huge Explosion

SCATTERED ALL OVER THEIR YARD.

Deborah Springard

07:36- 42

It's just amazing to me that there wasn't more damage than there is

THE SPRINGARD'S RUSHED OUT OF THEIR BETHANY HOME DRIVE JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT TO FIND THIS--

A GIANT - DODGE TRUCK STANDING STRAIGHT UP.

Charlie Springard

10:27-30

The pickup bed was leaning against the house

Deborah Springard

06:51-56

When I looked out the door the hood of his car was facing me

THE FAMILY SAYS - A CLOSE CALL.

Deborah Springard

06:10-15

He would have been in My daughter or my sons room and killed them

THE ONLY SCRATCHES -- ARE ON THE HOUSE.

A QUICK 200 DOLLAR - FIX

Charlie Springard

12:37-43

To be airborne 30 feet, he had to be flying

THE CHANCE -- YOU MIGHT SAY IS BAD LUCK.

Charlie Springard

11:32-36

not much more happened then what did

BUT ASK THESE HOMEOWNERS WHAT THEY THINK --

Deborah Springard

07:49-51

It could've been a whole lot worse

AND THEY'D SAY THIS ENDING IS PRETTY GOOD.

Charlie Springard

14:46-53

It was a blessing because nothing rally major happened which could have.

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LEHIGH TRUCK VS HOUSE-SSTOPS


THE SUSPECTED DRIVER - JACOB ZAMBRANA -- IS IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIIL TONIGHT FOR RAMMING HIS TRUCK INTO THE FAMILIES HOUSE.

HE'S BOOKED FOR DUI AND DAMAGE TO PROPERTY. Return to index of stories...


TAMPA TEEN ISRAEL FREED-VO IN PLAS


A PALESTINIAN-AMERICAN TEEN -- FROM TAMPA -- WAS RELEASED FROM CUSTODY OF ISRAELI POLICE, TODAY.

WE FIRST TOLD YOU LAST NIGHT WHEN THE 15-YEAR-OLD WAS SEVERELY BEATEN DURING AN UPRISING BETWEEN PALESTINIANS AND ISRAELIS

N-B-C'S AYMAN MOHYELDIN HAS MORE FROM JERUSALEM. Return to index of stories...


TAMPA TEEN ISRAEL FREED-PKG


IT WAS AN EMOTIONAL SCENE HERE EARLIER ON SUNDAY MORNING WHEN 15-YEAR-OLD PALESTINIAN-AMERICAN TARIQ TARIQ ABU KHDEIR FROM TAMPA, FLORIDA WAS RELEASED TO HIS FAMILY.

TODAY IT WAS HIS MOTHER AND FATHER, AS WELL AS A MEMBER OF ISRAELI PARLIAMENT THAT CAME TO PICK HIM UP.

THEY WERE REQUIRED TO PAY A 900-DOLLAR BAIL FEE, THEY ALSO HAVE RESTRICTIONS ON THEIR TEENAGE SON'S MOVEMENTS.

HE IS NOT ALLOWED TO RETURN BACK TO THE FAMILY HOME IN EAST JERUSALEM.

NOW THAT HAS ANGERED THE FAMILY BECAUSE THEIR SON WAS RELEASED WITHOUT ANY CHARGES, YET HE WAS STILL REQUIRED TO PAY THAT FEE AND HAVE THESE RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED ON HIM.

HIS CASE DREW INTERNATIONAL CONDEMNATION AFTER VIDEO SURFACED SHOWING ISRAELI POLICE BEATING THE YOUNG MAN ALMOST TO THE POINT OF UNCONSCIOUSNESS, ACCORDING TO THE KID AFTER HE WAS RELEASED FROM PRISON.

MEANWHILE THE ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER, BENJAMIN NETANYAHU, SAYS HIS GOVERNMENT WILL ACT RESPONSIBLY AND CALMLY TO ANY THREATS COMING OUT OF THE GAZA STRIP.

AYMAN MOHYELDIN, NBC NEWS, JERUSALEM. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER BEARS FOLLOW-trxVOTOPS-OBX


THIS UNWANTED GUEST HAS NEIGHBORS IN EAST NAPLES ON ALERT TONIGHT.

A BLACK BEAR IS ON THE MOVE, LOOKING FOR FOOD.

NBC 2's TY RUSSELL IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM WITH MORE HOW PEOPLE ARE PROTECTING THEMSELVES --

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COLLIER BEARS FOLLOW-NWSRM


MOST NEIGHBORS ARE KEEPING THEIR GARBAGE CANS YARDS AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS.

THAT WAY--THEY DONT BUTT HEADS WITH THE ANIMAL.

BUT TONIGHT--WILDLIFE OFFICERS ARE URGING THEM TO GET BEAR RESISTANT

GARBAGE CANS. AND SOON THERE SHOULD BE A CHEAPER WAY TO DO IT. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER BEARS FOLLOW-PKG


A HUNGRY BLACK BEAR, WHO'S HOPING GOING THROUGH THE GARBAGE WILL TURN UP A FEAST.

11:39:49-11:39:51

"It happens frequently."

NEIGHBORS ALONG DESOTO BOULEVARD NEAR I-75 IN EAST NAPLES ARE LEFT CLEANING UP THE MESS.

AND THEY'RE ALSO ON THE LOOKOUT.

ESPECIALLY IN THE WOODED AREAS.

11:40:26-11:40:29

"It just makes me more aware that I need to be more careful when I go outside."

THE BEAR LEFT MOST CANS EMPTY.

SOME ARE EVEN DAMAGED.

NEIGHBORS SAY THEY DONT WANT THIS ROUGHNESS NEAR THEIR HOMES.

SO, THEY'RE KEEPING THE CANS CLOSER TO THE ROAD.

11:40:07-11:40:13

"We just avoid them if we see them. They'll walk through our yard. I

mean our dogs warn us because we have a dog."

OTHERS TRIED BUILDING TALL FENCES AROUND THEIR PROPERTY.

BUT THAT'S NOT STOPPING A REALLY HUNGRY BEAR.

Doug Magers/ neighbor

"It's motivated enough to climb my fence and try to get in my trash can."

FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE IS WORKING WITH WASTE MANAGEMENT IN LEE AND

COLLIER COUNTIES TO START A PROGRAM WHERE HOMEOWNERS CAN RENT THE 200 DOLLAR BEAR RESISTANT TRASH CANS FOR 5 TO 10 BUCKS A MONTH.

FWC SAYS THE CANS WILL HELP KEEP BEARS OUT OF NEIGHBORHOODS.

11:45:12-11:45:14

"Well, that might be a good idea."

WILDLIFE OFFICERS BELIEVE THERE ARE 700 BEARS ALONE IN LEE AND COLLIER COUNTIES.

ABOUT 3-THOUSAND STATEWIDE AND NEIGHBORS SAY ALTHOUGH THEY DON'T WANT THE ANIMALS IN THEIR NECK OF THE WOODS, THEY UNDERSTAND IT'S GETTING HARDER FOR THEM TO FIND PLACES TO GO.

11:40:52-11:40:57

"This is their home. This is their territory. We are moving in with them." Return to index of stories...


COLLIER BEARS FOLLOW-NWSRM


FWC SAYS WE'RE SEEING MORE BEARS THIS TIME OF YEAR BECAUSE IT'S MATING SEASON.

AND THE MOMMA ARE KICKING THE OLDER CUBS OUT SO THEY CAN LEARN TO LIVE ON THEIR OWN.

LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM TY RUSSELL. NBC 2. Return to index of stories...


NEW AT SIX OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE ONE


YOU'LL NEVER GUESS WHERE POLICE SAY A FLORIDA MOTHER WAS AT -- WHILE HER CHILD WAS STUCK INSIDE A STEAMING HOT VAN.

PLUS --

WHAT HAPPENED ONCE SHE WENT TO TAKE HER OUT.

AND --

MISSING FOR MORE THAN 1-HUNDRED DAYS --

TONIGHT -- OFFICIALS IN MALAYSIA, UPDATING US ON SEARCH EFFORTS FOR FLIGHT 3-70.

THE COMPANY'S PLAN FOR THE WEEK AHEAD -- NEXT.

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A) TAMPA MOTHER CHILD CAR-ONCAM


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B) MALAYSIA AIRLINES-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-STC


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TAMPA MOM CHILD IN CAR-OC-SS-OC


ALL NEW AT SIX --

POLICE NEAR TAMPA SAY A FLORIDA MOTHER LEFT HER INFANT DAUGHTER IN A VAN -- FOR SEVERAL HOURS -- WHILE SHE ATTENDED A FUNERAL.

32-YEAR-OLD NATASHA GRAVER -- FACES CHARGES, TONIGHT.

GRAVER TOLD INVESTIGATORS, SHE FORGOT ABOUT THE CHILD.

POLICE SAY --

ONCE SHE DROVE HOME -- SHE LEFT THE 4-MONTH-OLD IN THE CAR -- AGAIN.

HER PARENTS LATER DISCOVERED HER INSIDE THE CAR.

THE CHILD IS IN STABLE CONDITION. Return to index of stories...


AARON HERNANDEZ IN COURT-trxSOTVO


"I think the grand jury could find that Mr. Hernandez was present when Mr. Lloyd was killed. Yes I think they have enough to say that. But that is not enough to make him a voluntary, deliberate participant in that killing."

THAT'S WHAT DEFENSE LAWYERS FOR AARON HERNANDEZ WILL BE PUSHING, IN THE COMING DAYS.

THE ACCUSED MURDERER AND EX-FOOTBALL PLAYER IS EXPECTED APPEAR TWICE -- TO CHALLENGE PROSECUTORS AND THE NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS.

MONDAY, THE TRIAL JUDGE IS ALSO EXPECTED TO RULE ON A DEFENSE REQUEST TO MOVE HERNANDEZ TO A DIFFERENT JAIL -- SO HE CAN BE CLOSER TO HIS LAWYERS. Return to index of stories...


DETROIT BANKRUPTCY LATEST-VOTOPS-OC


ALSO LOOKING AHEAD --

CITY RETIREES IN DETROIT FACE A DIFFICULT DECISION THIS WEEK.

THEY HAVE UNTIL FRIDAY TO VOTE ON THE CITY'S BANKRUPTCY PLAN.

POLICE AND FIRE RETIREES ARE FACING REDUCED COST-OF-LIVING PAYMENTS --

NON-UNIFORMED RETIREES COULD TAKE A PENSION CUT -- AND A CUT TO COST-OF-LIVING ALLOWANCES.

VOTING "NO" COULD MEAN DEEPER CUTS FOR THE CITY'S 32-THOUSAND RETIREES AND CURRENT CITY WORKERS. Return to index of stories...


FLIGHT M370 SEARCH-OTS-VO


NEW DETAILS TONIGHT -- IN THE SEARCH FOR MISSING MALAYSIAN AIRLINS -- FLIGHT 3-70.

MALAYSIAN OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED TODAY -- AN ADDITIONAL SHIP IS HEADED TO ASSIST SEARCH EFFORTS, NEXT MONTH.

RIGHT NOW -- SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAMS ARE SCOURING THE SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.

IT'S BEEN 1-HUNDRED-21 DAYS SINCE THE JET WENT MISSING.

THE PLANE DISAPPEARED ON MARCH 8TH WITH 239 PEOPLE ON BOARD. Return to index of stories...


NSA SURVEILLANCE INCIDENTAL COLLECTION -OTS-VO


THE N-S-A IS UNDER FIRE TONIGHT.

REPORTS ARE SURFACING ABOUT A DATA SWEEP -- INVOLVING ORDINARY AMERICANS.

THE WASHINGTON POST REPORTS --

THE N-S-A COLLECTED THE CONVERSATIONS OF INTERNET USERS -- BOTH AMERICANS AND NON-AMERICANS.

NAMES --

E-MAIL ADDRESSES --

ALL INTERCEPTED DOCUMENTS, PROVIDED TO THE WASHINGTON POST BY FORMER N-S-A ANALYST EDWARD SNOWDEN. Return to index of stories...


CLIPPERS OWNERSHIP TRIAL-trxVOTOPS


HAPPENING TOMORROW -

THE OWNERSHIP OF THE L-A CLIPPERS -- SET TO BE TRIED IN COURT.

CURRENT OWNER DONALD STERLING'S ESTRANGED WIFE -- SHELLY -- NEGOTIATED A DEAL TO SELL THE TEAM FOR TWO-BILLION DOLLARS.

THE DEAL WAS MADE AFTER STERLING'S CONTROVERSIAL REMARKS.

FORMER MICROSOFT C-E-O STEVE BALLMER MADE THE TWO-BILLION DOLLAR OFFER TO BUY THE CLIPPERS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-OC-RADAR


STILL TO COME ON THE NEWS AT SIX --

A SNEAK PEEK OF WHAT'S OPENING AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO, THIS WEEK.

HARRY POTTER FANS WILL LOVE IT.

FOR NOW --

A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA'S ONLY LIVE RADAR.

WE'RE BACK -- IN 2-MINUTES. Return to index of stories...


FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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FORECAST-WXWALL


WX RUNDOWN:

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.

SEASONAL STRETCH CONTINUES

Scattered showers and thunderstorms continue this evening as the Gulf of Mexico sea breeze and outflow boundaries from storms earlier today spark further development.

Overnight low temperatures Sunday night into early Monday are expected to retreat into the mid 70s. Communities directly along the Gulfshore may only cool off into the upper 70s.

We will find ourselves in a rather typical summertime pattern for the upcoming work week. Temperatures look hot, yet seasonal for early July. Highs rather consistently are expected between 92 and 93 degrees.

With sea breeze interactions, each of the next upcoming several days bears the chance for some thunderstorms. Coverage from day to day will vary, yet the usual late afternoon and early evening timeframe looks most fruitful for activity to develop.

TROPICAL UPDATE

Weather conditions look generally quiet regarding tropical cyclones across the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. No cyclones are active, and development of any storms is not anticipated in the next three to five days.

SEASONAL STRETCH CONTINUES

Scattered showers and thunderstorms continue this evening as the Gulf of Mexico sea breeze and outflow boundaries from storms earlier today spark further development.

Overnight low temperatures Sunday night into early Monday are expected to retreat into the mid 70s. Communities directly along the Gulfshore may only cool off into the upper 70s.

We will find ourselves in a rather typical summertime pattern for the upcoming work week. Temperatures look hot, yet seasonal for early July. Highs rather consistently are expected between 92 and 93 degrees.

With sea breeze interactions, each of the next upcoming several days bears the chance for some thunderstorms. Coverage from day to day will vary, yet the usual late afternoon and early evening timeframe looks most fruitful for activity to develop.

TROPICAL UPDATE

Weather conditions look generally quiet regarding tropical cyclones across the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. No cyclones are active, and development of any storms is not anticipated in the next three to five days. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES FIRE MERGER-trxOC-VO-OC


ROB -- THANKS.

TWO LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS COULD SOON JOIN FORCES.

NORTH NAPLES FIRE --

AND BIG CORKSCREW ISLAND FIRE DEPARTMENTS ARE LOOKING INTO A POSSILE MERGER.

THE PLAN WOULD ALLOW BOTH DISTRICTS TO COVER NORTHERN COLLIER COUNTY.

THEY'D OPERATE UNDER THE NAME -- GULF COAST FIRE CONTROL AND RESCUE DISTRICT.

BOTH DEPARTMENTS VOTE WEDNESDAY.

IF AGREED UPON -- THE MERGER WILL BE INCLUDED ON THE NOVEMBER FOURTH ELECTION BALLOT.

North Naples Fire Control and Rescue District crambosk@northnaplesfire.com

As you are aware, North Naples Fire and Big Corkscrew Island Fire are in the midst of evaluating a possible merger. Both Districts have worked hard at analyzing the possible benefits, communicating regularly with the public for input to refine the Merger Plan. The Boards of both Districts have a joint board meeting scheduled for July 9, 2014 at 5:30pm in the Big Corkscrew District. It is anticipated that at this meeting, the Boards will vote on whether or not to continue the merger process. If the Boards vote yes, the question of merger would then be included on the November 4, 2014 General Election ballot, with several Town Hall meetings scheduled beforehand to present the Merger Plan to the residents in both Districts. For information on the merger, including the Merger Plan, go to the joint website for the Districts: www.bcnnmerger.com. Or, you can contact me directly with any questions you may have. Return to index of stories...


RSW EXECUTIVE VALET MOVE-VOTOPS


IF YOU PARK YOUR CAR NEAR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BEFORE FLYING OUT - YOU'LL NEED TO HEAR THIS.

EXECUTIVE VALET'S OFF SITE PARKING LOT IS MOVING.

THE COMPANY JUST BOUGHT DRIVE-IN-FLY-OUT- LOCATED ON RADAR COURT. JUST A LITTLE MORE SOUTH ON TREELINE AVENUE.

PARKING WILL START AT THAT NEW LOCATION ON TUESDAY. Return to index of stories...


HARRY POTTER ATTRACTION-VOTOPS


HARRY POTTER FANS --

THERE ARE NEW THRILLS WAITING FOR US THIS WEEK AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO.

YOU'LL GET TO EXPERIENCE MORE PARTS OF THE POPULAR SERIES --

LIKE THE HOGWARTS EXPRESS.

NEW SHOPS --

NEW RIDES --

UNIVERSAL SAYS, IT'S DOUBLE THE SIZE OF THE EXISTING HARRY POTTER AREA.

AND IT ALL OPENS TUESDAY. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES TRIATHLON-VOTOPS


NEW FROM COLLIER COUNTY --

HUNDREDS COMPETED IN THE NAPLES AMERICAN SPRINT DUATHLON AND TRIATHLON, TODAY.

IT'S A QUARTER MILE SWIM, 10 MILE BIKE RIDE ALL TOPPED OFF WITH A THREE MILE RUN.

EVENT ORGANIZERS TELL NBC-2 -- THEY HAD ABOUT SIXTY MORE PEOPLE THAN LAST YEAR. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES TRIATHLON-SOTVO


James Zambardino, New York Resident

13:55:28 "It was good, something different, it was flat, even the

water, the water was flat." 13:55:32

George Manekas, Hollywood Resident

13:56:22 "Events good, people are good, I crossed the finish line, I'm

always happy when I cross the finish line." 13:56:27

Jasper Bell, Competitor

13:56:51 "I made the top 10 so I'm happy about that." 13:56:54

CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNERS CHAD KALOCINSKI AND KATE VANN WHO PLACED FIRST IN THE TRIATHLON.

THEN JAMES NEWSOME AND FLORENCE SWAIM WHO TOOK FIRST PLACE IN THE DUATHLON. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES KID CLIMBS KILMANJARO-OC-SS-VO-SS


A NAPLES HIGH GRAD IS CLIMBING THE WORLD'S FOURTH-TALLEST MOUNTAIN.

NICK BALLO STARTED THE 50 MILE TREK TO THE SUMMIT OF MOUNT KILI-MAN-JARO ON SATURDAY.

ACCORDING TO OUR NEWS PARTNERS AT THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS --

THE-25-YEAR OLD HAS NEVER CLIMBED A MOUNTAIN.

MOUNT KILI-MAN-JARO IS MORE THAN 19-THOUSAND FEET ABOVE SEA LEVEL.

BALLO IS RAISING MONEY FOR AVOW HOSPICE'S CHILD BEREAVEMENT SERVICES.

IT'S THE SAME ORGANIZATION THAT HELPED HIM 20 YEARS AGO -- WHEN HIS MOTHER LISA LOST HER BATTLE WITH STOMACH CANCER.

- the 2007 Naples High graduate knows this mountain isn't the most challenging peak to reach.

As part of his climb, Ballo is giving back to the support system that helped him, raising money for Avow hospice's Child Bereavement Services.

The kids receiving grief counseling at Avow have a much more difficult climb, said Ballo, who was one of those kids 20 years ago. Return to index of stories...


TEASE SPORTS-2SH-VO


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SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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GEORGE MCNEILL BEST ROUND-ONCAM


IT'S BEEN AN INCREDIBLY TOUGH WEEK FOR GEORGE MCNEILL AND HIS FAMILY. WITH HIS SISTER VERY ILL, AS REPORTED BY C-B-S'S PETER KOSTIS.

SOMEHOW. MCNEILL WAS ABLE TO FOCUS ON HIS GOLF IN THE FINAL ROUND OF THE P-G-A'S GREENBRIER CLASSIC.

HE HAD THE ROUND OF A LIFETIME. WHICH INCLUDED A HOLE IN ONE ON THE EIGHTH HOLE.

GEORGE. WITH THE SECOND LOWEST SCORE ON TOUR THIS SEASON TO GET HIM INTO CONTENTION. Return to index of stories...


GEORGE MCNEILL GREENBRIER FINAL RD-VOTOPS


MCNEILL WAS SEVEN SHOTS BACK ENTERING THE FINAL ROUND. BUT HAD A FIVE HOLE STRETCH WHERE HE WAS SIX-UNDER PAR.

SHOT 29 ON THE FRONT. THEN GETS THIS BIRDIE AT TEN TO MOVE TO TWELVE UNDER.

GEORGE WOULD TAKE THE LEAD. HERE HE IS AT 16. GREAT APPROACH TO SET UP HIS SIXTH BIRDIE OF THE DAY.

MCNEILL HAD AN OUTSIDE SHOT AT THE TOUR RECORD OF 59. IF HE COULD HOLE THIS EAGLE PUTT AT 17. ALMOST DOES. GETS THE BIRDIE. MCNEILL SHOT 61 TO TAKE THE CLUBHOUSE LEAD AT 14-UNDER.

BUT ANGEL CABRERA HAD HIS OWN MAGIC. HOLES OUT FROM THE FAIRWAY ON THE 13TH FOR EAGLE.

HE HOLDS OFF GEORGE BY TWO SHOTS AT SIXTEEN UNDER.

MCNEILL QUALIFIES FOR THE BRITISH OPEN WITH HIS SECOND PLACE FINISH.

AND GOT EMOTIONAL DURING HIS POST-ROUND INTERVIEW WITH HIS SISTER ON HIS MIND. Return to index of stories...


MCNEILL POST-SOTTOPS


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WIMBLEDON FINAL-ONCAM


ROGER FEDERER HAS HAD HIS SHARE OF EPIC MEN'S FINAL MATCHES AT WIMBLEDON: A CLASSIC AGAINST ANDY RODDICK. AND TWO MORE AGAINST RAFA NADAL.

ADD ANOTHER ONE TO THE LIST.

TODAY'S FIVE-SET MASTERPIECE WITH NOVAK DJOKOVIC WILL GO DOWN IN HISTORY AS WELL. Return to index of stories...


DJOKOVIC FEDERER WIMBLEDON FINAL-VOTOPS


FEDERER. PLAYING FOR A RECORD EIGHTH WIMBLEDON MEN'S SINGLES TITLE. TOOK A TIGHTLY-FOUGHT FIRST SET. YOU NEED A LITTLE LUCK SOMETIMES, TOO. OFF THE TAPE. DROPS FOR A WINNER. ROGER WINS THE FIRST SET IN A TIEBREAKER.

DJOKOVIC WON THE NEXT TWO SETS. AND SERVED FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP UP 5-2 IN THE FOURTH. BUT FEDERER STORMS BACK. GETS THE WINNER. HE'D BREAK THE DJOKER THREE TIMES. WINS THE SET, 7-5.

THE ONLY BREAK IN THE FINAL SET WENT TO DJOKOVIC. AND HE GOT IT IN THE FINAL GAME. BREAKS ROGER ON MATCH POINT.

DJOKOVIC WINS HIS SECOND WIMBLEDON TITLE. AND SEVENTH GRAND SLAM CHAMPIONSHIP. Return to index of stories...


DJOKOVIC FEDERER POST-SOTTOPS


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NASCAR COKE ZERO 400 AT DAYTONA-VOTOPS


RAIN CAUSED THE COKE ZERO 400 AT DAYTONA TO BE POSTPONED UNTIL TODAY. AND THEY HAD TO START 25 MINUTES LATE SUNDAY.

BIG-TIME WRECK WHEN THEY HIT THE TRACK. KASEY KAHNE GOES SPINNING. AND TAKES ALMOST EVERYONE IN HIS PATH OUT.

THEN THE RAIN CAME BACK. THE RACE. RED FLAGGED.

ARIC ALMIROLA WAS IN FIRST AT THE TIME THEY ENDED IT. SO HE'S YOUR WINNER. Return to index of stories...


BYRON BUXTON-ONCAM


FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE EARLY MAY. BYRON BUXTON IS BACK ON THE FIELD. PLAYING FOR THE FORT MYERS MIRACLE.

THE TOP PROSPECT IN ALL OF MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL STARTED IN CENTER AND HIT LEADOFF FOR THE MIRACLE TODAY AGAINST THE CHARLOTTE STONE CRABS. Return to index of stories...


BUXTON RETURNS FOR MIRACLE-VOTOPS


A WRIST INJURY HAS KEPT BUXTON ON THE DISABLED LIST FOR MOST OF THIS SEASON.

BUXTON GOT SOME WORK IN THE OUTFIELD RIGHT AWAY. CHARLOTTE'S TYLER GOEDDELL DROPS IN A SINGLE IN FRONT OF HIM. THAT DRIVES IN A RUN. 2-0 STONE CRABS.

FIRST AT BAT FOR BYRON. GETS UNDER ONE. AND FLIES OUT TO LEFT. BYRON WENT OHH-FOR-TWO BEFORE THE TEAM TOOK HIM OUT.

FORT MYERS LEADS, 7-5, IN THE SIXTH. Return to index of stories...


YANKEES TWINS-VOTOPS


THE BIG-LEAGUE TWINS. FINISHING UP A FOUR-GAME SERIES WITH THE YANKEES.

JACOBY ELLSBURY. MAKING SURE THE BRONX BOMBERS CAME AWAY WITH THREE WINS. THREE-RUN HOMER FOR THE FORMER RED SOX OUTFIELDER IN THE SECOND. 6-0 NEW YORK.

THE TWINS RALLIED, BUT THE YANKS STILL WIN, 9-7. Return to index of stories...


ORIOLES RED SOX-VOTOPS


ELLSBURY'S FORMER TEAMMATES FROM BEANTOWN. SPENDING SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT FENWAY. FACING BALTIMORE.

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CHRIS JOHNSON RBI-VOTOPS


FINALLY. THE BRAVES GOING FOR THEIR TENTH STRAIGHT WIN. FACING THE DIAMONDBACKS.

BISHOP VEROT GRAD CHRIS JOHNSON. TRYING TO LEAD ATLANTA TO A COME-FROM-BEHIND WIN. R-B-I SINGLE IN THE FOURTH TO CUT ARIZONA'S LEAD IN HALF.

BUT THE BRAVES WOULDN'T SCORE AGAIN.

THEIR WIN STREAK IS OVER.

D'BACKS TAKE IT, 3-1.

ORIOLES AND RED SOX. TIED AT SIX IN THE 12TH RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-4SHOT


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