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ANCHOR SUPERS GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH
DIRECTORS PAGE 6:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL
HEADLINES TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT
HL1) STRUCTURE FIRE-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
HL2) FL GUNS-TRX-NATSPOP BOEHNER OBAMA LAWSUIT-OC-VO
HL3) EILEEN FORD-TRX-SS BOEHNER OBAMA LAWSUIT-SOTVO
GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH NAPLES OFFICERS SHOT-OC-SS
6:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL NAPLES OFFICERS SHOT-SOT-OTS
TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT CHEATING TEACHER-OC-VO
TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC CHEATING TEACHER-SOTVO
STRUCTURE FIRE-TRX-OC-SS-FLY SAHARA SAND-OC-TRX-WX WALL
STRUCTURE FIRE-LIVE SAHARA SAND SUNSETS-SS IN PLASMA
STRUCTURE FIRE-VO-WIPE MIDPOINT BRIDGE FATAL-OC-VO
STRUCTURE FIRE-SOTVO LEE CO TRUCK OFF BRIDGE-OC-VO
STRUCTURE FIRE-LIVE BRUNSON AWARDS-OC-VO
OBAMA IMMIGRATION-OC-TRX-VO MARTHA STEWART DRONES-OC-SS
OBAMA IMMIGRATION-SOTVO QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-LIVE U LOOK
JOHN ORR SENTENCING-OTS-VO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
NAPLES GIRL GETS NEW EYE-OC-VO FIFTH HARMONY ON TODAY-TRX-SOT-SS-RADAR
NFM BREAKINS-TRX-SS-VO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
FL GUN LAWS-OTS-VIDBOX 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
FL GUN LAWS IN DEPTH BREAKOUT-PLASMA-SS 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
FL REDISTRICTING-OC-SS TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
SCHOOL GRADES-OTS TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
EILEEN FORD-PLASMA-SS-PLASMA TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
LEBRON WATCH-OC-SOTVO CHRISTMAS IN JULY-PLASMA-LIVE IN PLASMA
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO CHRISTMAS IN JULY-LIVE U 1
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL CHRISTMAS IN JULY-SS
NBC2 WEB AND FB TEASE-SSTOPS CHRISTMAS IN JULY-LIVE U 1
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 COMMUNITY COUNTS-PLASMA
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP BEER BASEBALL BOOM-OC-SS
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TRUCKS MUDDING-SSTOPS
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX BOATERS AND BEACH RENOURISHMENT-OC-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC BOATERS AND BEACH RENOURISHMENT-SOTVO
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX
DOC INMATE OUTRAGE-OTS-VO-SS COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT
DOC INMATE OUTRAGE-SOTVO NBC2 WEATHER APP TEASE-TRX-SS
ISLE OF CAPRI FIRE MERGER-OC-VO WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT
ARCADIA BURNED DOG-OC-SS-VO BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
SPRING TEXAS MURDERS FOLO-OC-VO-OC TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
DING DARLING PRESCRIBED BURNS-OC-VIDBOX 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
MICROWAVE COUNTING CALORIES-TRX-OC-SS 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
FACEBOOK SELFIE-SSTOPS JCREW SIZE 000-OTS
FACEBOOK 99 DAYS-OTS TACO BELL PROTEIN-OTS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP-3SHOT GERMAIN ROLLER HOCKEY-OC-SS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX GRX-WX WALL SUNDAY WORLD CUP FINAL-SSTOPS
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS FORT MYERS HOUSE FIRE-VOTOPS-SS(2)
BOEING SPACE BINS-OTS TS FORT MYERS HOUSE FIRE-sotvo
SPIRIT AIRLINES-OTS TS JOHN ORR SENTENCING-SSTOPS-VO
ANOTHER SUPER MOON-OC-SS TS NAPLES GIRL GETS NEW EYE-VOTOPS
tease community counts-TRX-LIVE U 1 LOOK TS NFM BREAKINS-VOTOPS
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM TS SCHOOL GRADES-CGTOPS
HL1) OBAMA SAYS SO SUE ME!-TRX-SOTVO DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
HL2) SAHARA SAND-TRX-SS TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
HL3) MARTHA STEWART DRONES-TRX-SS GOODBYE-4-SHOT


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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HEADLINES


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HL1) STRUCTURE FIRE-TRX-LIVE, VO BACKUP


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

A OVER NIGHT FIRE FORCED FOUR FAMILIES OUT OF THEIR HOMES THIS MORNING-- ONE MAN IS LUCKY TO BE ALIVE. In less than 2 minutes ILL TELL YOU WHAT YOU CAN DO TO MAKE HOME SURE YOUR FAMILY AND HOME ARE SAFE. Return to index of stories...


HL2) FL GUNS-TRX-NATSPOP


gunshot

PLUS, REVIEWING FLORIDA GUN LAWS!

HOW DEMOCRATIC HOPEFUL CHARLIE CRIST IS MAKING WAVES WITH FLORIDA GUN OWNERS THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


HL3) EILEEN FORD-TRX-SS


AND, INSPIRATION TO WOMEN ALL OVER THE WORLD.

EILEEN FORD BUILT HER FAMILY BUSINESS INTO A MODELING EMPIRE.

AND INTRODUCED US TO MANY HOUSEHOLD NAMES.

NBC-2 TAKES A LOOK BACK AT HER LIFE AND LEGACY. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2-SHOT PUSH


GOOD MORNING AND HAPPY FRIDAY!

I'M CLAY MILLER.

AND I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

NBC-2 CHIEF METEROLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING CHANCES FOR MORE STRONG STORMS TODAY AND WHAT TO EXPECT THIS WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


6:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT


NBC-2 KEEPING A CLOSE EYE ON ALL THE MAJOR ROADWAYS.

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


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


STRUCTURE FIRE-TRX-OC-SS-FLY


WHAT A CLOSE CALL!

THIS MORNING SEVERAL PEOPLE ARE LUCKY TO BE ALIVE AFTER FIRE Ripped THROUGH A CONDO BUILDING.

THIS BROKE OUT AT THE PROVINCETOWN CONDOS IN SOUTH FORT MYERS.

AND IT'S A PERFECT EXAMPLE OF WHY YOU NEED TO CHECK BATTERIES IN YOUR SMOKE ALARMS!

NBC-2'S ALEX DE ARMAS IS LIVE WITH MORE DETAILS OF HOW FOUR FAMILIES ESCAPED. Return to index of stories...


STRUCTURE FIRE-LIVE


- we now know the condo where the fire started had a fire alarm--- BUT HAD NO BATTERIES!

- fire Marshall tell me the mans lucky to be alive this morning and was lucky to be awake.

This is what we know:

- we just found out the fire was accidental.

- cause by Unattended pot on stove

- the man who lived there and a second man were taken to the hospital.

- south trial fire chief says a fire alarm would have made this situation a lot different. Return to index of stories...


STRUCTURE FIRE-VO-WIPE


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STRUCTURE FIRE-SOTVO


ire chief William Lonbardo south trial

"We spoke to some people who say a fire alarm didn't go off. If you learn anything from this, make sure you have a smoke alarm. Go to Home Depot and put it up. " Return to index of stories...


STRUCTURE FIRE-LIVE


four families are homeless-- Red Cross is helping the families

On cam

Lesson here is-- fire alarms --check them regularly and if you need one south trail can help you out. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA IMMIGRATION-OC-TRX-VO


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW ---

IT'S ALL UP TO CONGRESS.

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SAYS IT'LL SOON RUN OUT OF MONEY TO DEAL WITH THE CRISIS OF CHILDREN AT THE BORDER, UNLESS LAWMAKERS ACT QUICKLY.

THE BORDER VISIT THAT REPUBLICANS AND SOME DEMOCRATS PUSHED FOR IS HAPPENING TODAY - BUT NOT BY PRESIDENT OBAMA.

THE HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY INSTEAD HEADS TO THE BORDER TODAY. VISITING A NEW MEXICO DETENTION CENTER AND MEETING TEXAS OFFICIALS. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA IMMIGRATION-SOTVO


"We're going to have to go to some very dramatic, harsh form of reprogramming."

LAWMAKERS ARE WORKING ON A DEAL TO GRANT PRESIDENT OBAMA'S THREE-POINT-SEVEN BILLION DOLLAR EMERGENCY REQUEST. Return to index of stories...


JOHN ORR SENTENCING-OTS-VO


NBC-2 IS LOOKING AHEAD TO WHAT COULD BE CLOSURE FOR A FAMILY, AFTER A BRUTAL MURDER.

AT 9:00 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING ---- JOHN ORR WILL BE SENTENCED FOR MURDER.

HE STABBED HIS NEIGHBOR 75 TIMES.

ORR TESTIFIED HE WAS MERELY DEFENDING HIMSELF AND SINCE IT WAS DARK HE COULDN'T TELL HOW MANY TIMES HE WAS STABBING THE OTHER MAN.

THE VICTIM, JON WAYNE JOSEPH WAS RIDING HIS BIKE WHEN THE ATTACK HAPPENED.

COUNT ON NBC-2 TO BE IN THE COURTROOM. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES GIRL GETS NEW EYE-OC-VO


WHAT A MOMENT THIS WILL BE IN THE DAY AHEAD ----

A LITTLE GIRL'S LIFE IS ABOUT TO CHANGE FOREVER, THANKS TO A NAPLES DOCTOR.

NBC 2 WILL BE THERE WHEN A LITTLE MISSISSIPPI GIRL GETS HER FINAL FITTING FOR A NEW EYE.

VICTORIA WILCHER ARRIVED IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ON MONDAY.

HER STORY GOT NATIONAL ATTENTION AFTER HE FAMILY SAYS A K-F-C EMPLOYEE ASKED HER TO LEAVE BECAUSE HER SCARS FROM A DOG ATTACK WERE TOO DISTURBING.

THE COMPANY SAYS THE STORY WAS A PLOY TO GET DONATIONS.

A NAPLES PROSTHETIC EYE SPECIALIST IS MEETING WITH THE FAMILY THIS WEEK TO HELP VICTORIA FREE OF CHARGE.

THAT SET FOR 11AM IN NORTH NAPLES. Return to index of stories...


NFM BREAKINS-TRX-SS-VO


IT'S NOT YOUR AVERAGE CRIME ALERT IN ONE NORTH FORT MEYRS NEIGHBORHOOD.

IT'S NOT JUST PEOPLE'S CARS BEING BROKEN INTO --- THEY'RE BEING STOLEN!

NINE CARS WERE BROKEN INTO OVERNIGHT WEDNESDAY IN THE SERENDIPITY COMMUNITY ALONG LITTLETON ROAD.

BESIDES CARS BEING RANSAKED --- ONE COUPLE HAD THEIR CAR STOLEN!

IT STILL HASN'T TURNED UP THIS MORNING.

AND IT HAD A COUPLE'S FISHING POLES AND WALLETS INSIDE. Return to index of stories...


FL GUN LAWS-OTS-VIDBOX


THIS HAS FLORIDA GUN OWNERS FIRED UP THIS MORNING ---

DEMOCRATIC GUBERNATORIAL HOPEFUL CHARLIE CRIST JUST SAID THAT FLORIDA SHOULD REVIEW TWO CONTROVERSIAL GUN LAWS THAT HE SUPPORTED WHEN HE WAS THE STATE'S REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR.

CRIST SAID STATE LAWMAKERS SHOULD RECONSIDER THE "STAND YOUR GROUND" LAW THAT ALLOWS SOMEONE TO USE DEADLY FORCE IF THEY BELIEVE THEIR LIFE IS IN JEOPARDY.

HE ALSO SAID THE LEGISLATURE SHOULD RECONSIDER THE "10-20-LIFE" RULE AFTER HEARING THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF A CASE IN WHICH A MAN WAS SENTENCED TO 80 YEARS IN PRISON FOR FIRING A GUN INTO THE AIR. Return to index of stories...


FL GUN LAWS IN DEPTH BREAKOUT-PLASMA-SS


TO GIVE YOU MORE PERSPECTIVE ON FLORIDA GUN LAWS ---

THE N-R-A NOTES THAT MORE PRO-GUN BILLS HAVE BEEN SIGNED INTO LAW IN THE PAST FOUR YEARS THAN DURING ANY OTHER RECENT SINGLE GUBERNATORIAL TERM.

THE ORGANIZATION SENT A MESSAGE TO MEMBERS APPLAUDING RICK SCOTT FOR SETTING THAT RECORD.

SINCE TAKING OFFICE IN 2011, SCOTT HAS SIGNED INTO LAW 12 GUN-RELATED MEASURES BACKED BY THE NRA.

THAT'S NINE MORE THAN FORMER GOVERNOR CRIST APPROVED. Return to index of stories...


FL REDISTRICTING-OC-SS


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

A FLORIDA JUDGE JUST RULED THAT THE REPUBLICAN CONTROLLED STATE LEGISLATURE ILLEGALLY DREW OUR CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS TO INTENTIONALLY HELP THEIR PARTY.

IN HIS RULING THE JUDGE POINTED TO TWO SPECIFIC DISTRICTS.

THIS ONE SHADED IN GREEN- THE FIFTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT.

YOU CAN SEE HOW IT MAKES IT'S WAY FROM JACKSONVILLE ALL THE WAY TO ORLANDO IN A VERY ODD WAY.

AND THIS ONE- THE 10TH.

STARTING AT LADY LAKE AND MOVING DOWN TO WINTER HAVEN.

REPUBLICANS WILL APPEAL BUT IF THEY LOSE THEY'LL HAVE TO RE-DRAW THE DISTRICTS.

THIS SHOULDN'T AFFECT THE UPCOMING ELECTION IN NOVEMBER. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL GRADES-OTS


THIS WILL BE A BIG DEAL IN THE DAY AHEAD ---

WE'LL GET TO SEE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA STUDENTS' GRADES.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WILL ANNOUNCE SCHOOL GRADES FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS AT 11AM.

WE EXPECT TO FIND OUT WHICH SCHOOLS GET "A'S". AND IF ANY GET "F'S". AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN.

WE SHOULD NOTE, THE CURRENT GRADING SYSTEM IS BEING REVISED, AFTER FACING HEAVY CRITICISM FOR BEING UNFAIR WITH CONSTANTLY CHANGING MEASURES. Return to index of stories...


EILEEN FORD-PLASMA-SS-PLASMA


A BIG HEADLINE AS YOU WAKE UP --

AN ICON OF AMERICAN BEAUTY HAS DIED AT AGE 92.

THE CAUSE WAS COMPLICATIONS FROM OSTEOPOROSIS AND A TUMOR THAT CAN AFFECT THE BRAIN OR SPINAL CORD.

NAMES LIKE CHRISTIE, BROOKE, NAOMI, LAUREN, MAY NEVER HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE WITHOUT EILEEN FORD..

WHO MANY CALL THE BRAINS BEHIND THE BEAUTIES.

THE LONG ISLAND NATIVE BUILT ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST SUCCESSFUL MODEL AGENCIES WITH HER HUSBAND JERRY.

HE RAN THE BUSINESS, SHE WAS IN CHARGE OF THE TALENT.

A POWERHOUSE SPAWNED FROM NECESSITY IN 1946.

FORD TOOK BOOKINGS AT HOME FOR TWO MODELS WHO PAID HER 65 DOLLARS A MONTH.

BY THE 1990S THE FORD MODELING AGENCY TOOK IN 40 MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR.

MANY OF THEIR YOUNG CLIENTS MOVED IN WITH FORD AND HER HUSBAND. AND THEY HAD A CURFEW!

EILEEN FORD ALWAYS CLAIMED THAT SHE HERSELF HAD NO TALENT, BUT AS THE WORLD CAN SEE SHE SURE KNEW HOW TO FIND IT. Return to index of stories...


LEBRON WATCH-OC-SOTVO


NBC-2, JUST LIKE EVERYONE ELSE, IS ON LEBRON WATCH THIS MORNING.

AND NBC SOURCES SAY JAMES HAS SOME UNFINISHED BUSINESS TO ATTEND TO IN CLEVELAND.

TAKE A LOOK.

SOT #1: CLEVELAND MOS: "It's great for him, it's great for the city. It's a storyline for the ages - it's something special."

SOT #2: WOLFE: "Did you ever think oh, don't worry he'll probably come back in a couple years?" CLEVELAND MOS: "Oh never. Never a chance. I mean he just won two titles - why would he come back to Cleveland?"

SOT #3: WOLFE "So you have forgiveness in your heart for this guy?" CLEVELAND MOS: "We're ready to take him back."

THE VERY LATEST ON LEBRON'S NEXT MOVE. IS COMING UP ON TODAY. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


ALL NEW THIS MORNING ----

FOR ANYONE WHO USES A MICROWAVE --- THIS COULD BE THE NEXT BIG THING ---

ONE THAT ALSO COUNTS CALORIES!

PLUS --- IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN ---

WHERE PRESCRIBED BURNS ARE TAKING PLACE AND HOW YOU CAN LEARN MORE AND GET INVOLVED LATER TODAY ---- YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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NBC2 WEB AND FB TEASE-SSTOPS


REMEMBER YOU CAN GET THE LATEST TOP STORIES, BREAKING UPDATES AND NEWS OF THE DAY ON OUR NBC-2 FACEBOOK PAGE. WE'LL EVEN SHARE VIEWER COMMENTS AND YOUR PHOTOS LIVE ON THE AIR.

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


BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

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


6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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DOC INMATE OUTRAGE-OTS-VO-SS


FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE NBC2 BROKE THE STORY OF AN INMATE'S SUSPICIOUS DEATH AT CHARLOTTE CORRECTIONS INSTITUTION IN APRIL, FLORIDA'S DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS SECRETARY CONFIRMS HE PLANS TO VISIT THE PRISON THIS MONTH.

NBC2 QUESTIONED SECRETARY MIKE CREWS IN FLORIDA CITY JUST YESTERDAY -- OUTSIDE THE THE DADE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION WHERE SOME SAY ANOTHER INMATE WAS KILLED BY GUARDS.

CREWS TOLD US HE TAKES ALLEGATIONS OF ABUSE, CORRUPTION AND COVER-UPS BY STAFF MEMBERS SERIOUSLY.

WE QUESTIONED HIM ABOUT WHY HIS AGENCY HASN'T ANSWERED OUR QUESTIONS ABOUT THE DEATH OF MATTHEW WALKER.

SOURCES TELL US GUARDS AT THE PRISON IN PUNTA GORDA BEAT WALKER TO DEATH AND TRIED COVERING UP THE CRIME. Return to index of stories...


DOC INMATE OUTRAGE-SOTVO


not verbatim. We're not going to tolerate this --- seed out the problem.

CREWS DECLINED TO ADDRESS REPORTS THAT THE PRISON IS UNSAFE FOR STAFF AND PRISONERS. Return to index of stories...


ISLE OF CAPRI FIRE MERGER-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 UPDATE ON A PROPOSED FIRE MERGER IN COLLIER COUNTY.

ISLES OF CAPRI FIREFIGHTERS ARE WORRIED ABOUT THEIR JOBS ---

IF THE EAST NAPLES - GOLDEN GATE FIRE DISTRICT ANNEXES THEIR FIRE DISTRICT.

THEY ALL MET ABOUT THIS LAST NIGHT.

THE COUNTY SAYS LEGALLY THEY'LL HAVE TO RE-APPLY FOR THEIR JOBS IF THE MERGER IS SUCCESSFUL.

FIREFIGHTERS SAY THERE'S NO PROMISES THEY'LL BE HIRED.

ISLES OF CAPRI RESIDENTS WILL VOTE ON THE PLAN NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


ARCADIA BURNED DOG-OC-SS-VO


THERE'S BEEN A DELAY IN A TRIAL GETTING A LOT OF ATTENTION.

A MAN IS SUSPECTED OF BURNING HIS OWN DOG.

DOCTORS SAY LARRY WALLACE IS INCOMPETENT.

THE ARCADIA MAN IS CHARGED WITH ANIMAL CRUELTY AND ARSON.

IN MARCH, DEPUTIES SAY HE POURED GASOLINE ON HIS DOG AND SET HER ON FIRE.

HOPE WAS SEVERLY INJURED, BUT HAS SINCE RECOVERED.

SHE'S LIVING WITH A NEW OWNER THIS MORNING.

WALLACE'S TRIAL IS ON STAND BY UNTIL HIS MENTAL EVALUATIONS ARE DONE. Return to index of stories...


SPRING TEXAS MURDERS FOLO-OC-VO-OC


NOW AN UPDATE TO A STORY WE FIRST BROUGHT YOU YESTERDAY OUT OF SPRING, TEXAS.

THIS CASE IS UNREAL.

A TEXAS MAN IS ACCUSED OF KILLING SIX PEOPLE, INCLUDING FOUR CHILDREN.

HE SHOWED UP TO A RELATIVES HOUSE OF HIS ESTRANGED WIFE LOOKING FOR HER, KICKED IN THE DOOR, TIED UP THE FAMILY AND THEN SHOT THEM IN THE HEAD EXECUTION STYLE WHEN THEY WOULDN'T TELL HIM WHERE SHE WAS.

33 YEAR OLD RON HASKELL IS CHARGED WITH CAPITAL MURDER.

THAT MEANS HE COULD GET THE DEATH PENALTY.

HE WAS ARRESTED AFTER A LONG STANDOFF WITH POLICE IN SPRING, TEXAS.

THE ONLY SURVIVOR, A WOUNDED 15-YEAR-OLD GIRL CALLED 911.

THE TEENAGE GIRL TOLD POLICE THAT THE SHOOTER WAS HER EX-UNCLE, AND SHE SURVIVED BY PLAYING DEAD AFTER HE SHOT HER IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD. Return to index of stories...


DING DARLING PRESCRIBED BURNS-OC-VIDBOX


THIS IS AN IMPORTANT ISSUE FOR SOUTWEST FLORIDA ---

THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER SEASON, THE "DING" DARLING NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE WILL BE CONDUCTING PRESCRIBED BURNS ON SANIBEL ISLAND.

YOU'VE PROBABLY SEEN THEM BEFORE AND MAYBE DIDN'T THINK TOO MUCH ABOUT IT.

WELL TODAY IS YOUR CHANCE TO BECOME ENGAGED IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFORT.

THERE'S A PUBLIC MEETING AT 1:00 O'CLOCK THIS AFTERNOON AT DING DARLING.

THEY WANT TO FILL YOU IN ON THE BURN PLANS AND ADDRESS ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS YOU MIGHT HAVE.

THESE MANAGED BURNS CAN PREVENT CATASTROPHIC WILDFIRES AND HELP PRESERVE THE NATURAL ECOLOGY OF THE AREA. Return to index of stories...


MICROWAVE COUNTING CALORIES-TRX-OC-SS


IN THIS MORNING'S HEALTHCAST --- THIS COULD BE A HUGE HIT.

MICROWAVES MAY SOON BE ABLE TO DO MORE THAN JUST COOK YOUR FOOD ---

THEY COULD COUNT CALORIES FOR YOU, TOO!

GENERAL ELECTRIC'S RESEARCHERS HAVE COME UP WITH A PROTOTYPE THAT MEASURES THE CALORIES IN YOUR FOOD BY PASSING LOW-ENERGY MICROWAVES THROUGH IT.

DIFFERENT FAT AND WATER CONTENTS INTERACT WITH THE MICROWAVES IN DIFFERENT WAYS.

G-E EVENTUALLY WANTS TO BUiLD THE GADGET INTO A MICROWAVE OVEN AND OTHER KITCHEN APPLIANCES. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-2SHOT


NEW THIS MORNING ---

COMPLAINING COULD BUY YOUR NEXT FLIGHT.

WE'LL EXPLAIN.

AND THIS WEEKEND YOU'LL HAVE A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR SOME INCREDIBLE NIGHT SKY PHOTOS!

WE HAVE THE LOWDOWN ON WHAT'S COMING UP. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

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FACEBOOK SELFIE-SSTOPS


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

THIS IS SHANNON VANDERBURGH OF FORT MYERS.

AND SHE WRITES "LOVE MY BOYS."

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

JUST POST YOUR BEST SELFIE- AND YOU COULD BE NEXT!

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


FACEBOOK 99 DAYS-OTS


COULD YOU GIVE UP FACEBOOK.FOR NINETY-NINE DAYS?

RESEARCHERS IN THE NETHERLANDS ARE ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TO DO JUST

THAT.IN AN EFFORT TO SEE IF THE "UNPLUGGED" LIFE IS A HAPPIER LIFE.

PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ASKED TO PERIODICALLY FILL OUT SURVEYS TO

GAUGE THEIR MOOD. Return to index of stories...


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


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


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION?

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


BOEING SPACE BINS-OTS


AIRLINE PASSENGERS MAY BE GETTING THE ANSWER TO THEIR PRAYERS.

BIGGER BINS FOR CARRY-ON LUGGAGE.

SOME BOEING 737'S HAVE WHAT THE COMPANY CALLS "SPACE BINS."

THEY'RE BIGGER. AND A LITTLE LOWER. SO IT'S EASIER TO HOIST

YOUR HEAVY BAG INTO THEM. Return to index of stories...


SPIRIT AIRLINES-OTS


SPIRIT AIRLINES -- THE CARRIER TRAVELERS LOVE TO HATE -- IS CAPITALIZING ON THAT IMAGE.

THE BUDGET AIRLINE WILL GIVE YOU FREQUENT FLYER MILES FOR TELLING WHY YOU HATE IT.

OR FOR SAYING WHAT YOU DON'T LIKE ABOUT ANOTHER AIRLINE. Return to index of stories...


ANOTHER SUPER MOON-OC-SS


GET YOUR CAMERAS READY.

THE FULL MOON THIS WEEKEND WILL BE ANOTHER SO-CALLED "SUPERMOON,"

SINCE THE MOON IS "FULLEST" EARLY SATURDAY MORNING, YOU CAN LOOK FOR THE SUPERMOON BOTH TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT.

WE WANT TO SEE YOUR SUPERMOON PHOTOS!

JUST POST THEM TO OUR NBC-2 FACEBOOK PAGE AND WE'LL SHARE THEM LIVE ON THE AIR THIS WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


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ALL NEW COMING UP AT 6:30 ---

A SPECIAL SEGMENT WE LIKE TO CALL "COMMUNITY COUNTS."

WE'RE LIVE IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY AS YOU WAKE UP --- FOR A PREVIEW OF CHRISTMAS IN JULY!

IT BENEFITS THE GOOD FOLKS AT THE CULTURAL CENTER --- AND THEY WERE NICE ENOUGH TO SET UP EARLY FOR NBC-2'S SAM SWEENEY. WE'LL TAKE YOU THERE LIVE COMING UP. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM


HIT TIME 6:27:03

LENGTH 2:37 Return to index of stories...


HL1) OBAMA SAYS SO SUE ME!-TRX-SOTVO


"You hear some of them. They're like, 'Sue him. Impeach him.' Really? Really? For what?'"

YOU'LL BE HEARING MORE ABOUT THIS TODAY --

HOUSE REPUBLICANS ARE MOVING FORWARD WITH PLANS TO SUE THE PRESIDENT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) SAHARA SAND-TRX-SS


PLUS --- NBC-2 IS TRACKING SAHARAN DUST --- HEADING FOR SOUTH FLORIDA!

WHAT THIS MEANS FOR OUR WEATHER AND THE TROPICS --- AND SUNSETS THIS WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


HL3) MARTHA STEWART DRONES-TRX-SS


AND THIS IS GRABBING A LOT OF ATTENTION!

MARTHA STEWART IS APPARENTLY A BIG FAN OF DRONES.

MUST-SEE PHOTOS SHE JUST POSTED OF HER OWN FARMLAND, WHICH SHE CALLS "CONTROVERSIAL" AND "FABULOUS." Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SHOT PUSH


HAPPY FRIDAY SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

I'M CLAY MILLER.

NBC-2 CHIEF METEORLOGIST HALEY WEBB IS TRACKING MORE POSSBIEL STRONG STORMS AND WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FOR THE REST OF YOUR WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


6:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL


Today's Weather Story

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT


AND HOW ARE THE ROADS LOOKING AT THIS VERY MOMENT?

NATASHA HAS YOUR REAL-TIME NBC-2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


BOEHNER OBAMA LAWSUIT-OC-VO


HOUSE REPUBLICANS ARE MOVING FORWARD WITH PLANS TO SUE THE PRESIDENT.

THE LEGAL CHALLENGE FROM HOUSE REPUBLICANS HAS AN IRONIC TWIST: THEIR LAWSUIT ARGUES PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA VIOLATED THE CONSTITUTION BY DELAYING A KEY PROVISION OF OBAMACARE -- A LAW THEY FOUGHT TO REPEAL.

IN A STATEMENT, THURSDAY, HOUSE SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER SAID, "THE PRESIDENT CHANGED THE HEALTH CARE LAW WITHOUT A VOTE OF CONGRESS, EFFECTIVELY CREATING HIS OWN LAW BY LITERALLY WAIVING THE EMPLOYER MANDATE. THAT'S NOT THE WAY OUR SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT WAS DESIGNED TO WORK."

PRESIDENT OBAMA HAD A SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT TAKE ON THE LAWSUIT. Return to index of stories...


BOEHNER OBAMA LAWSUIT-SOTVO


"You're going to sue me for doing my job?"

SPEAKING IN AUSTIN, TEXAS, ON THURSDAY, THE PRESIDENT SAID REPUBLICANS DIDN'T SEEM TO MIND WHEN PRESIDENT BUSH ISSUED EXECUTIVE ORDERS.

THE REPUBLICAN-LED HOUSE IS EXPECTED TO VOTE ON A RESOLUTION FOR LEGAL ACTION AT THE END OF THE MONTH. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES OFFICERS SHOT-OC-SS


NBC 2 JUST CHECKED, AND A NAPLES POLICE SERGEANT IS STILL IN THE I-C-U AT LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.

OUR PARTNERS AT THE NAPLES DAILY NEWS REPORT -- AMY YOUNG WAS SHOT IN THE FACE WHEN DEPUTIES ARRIVED AT HER ESTERO HOME.

HER BOYFRIEND, NAPLES POLICE OFFICER LUIS MONROIG WAS ALSO SHOT.

HE DIED.

RIGHT NOW, INVESTIGATORS WON'T SAY WHO THEY THINK WAS THE SHOOTER.

WE HAVE AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH THE NAPLES CITY MANAGER WHO TOLD US YOUNG WAS UP FOR A PROMOTION. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES OFFICERS SHOT-SOT-OTS


04:00 Officer Young had also made application to become a Lieutenant and while that decision hadn't been made yet, to my understanding she did very well on her interview and was an impressive interview. 04:13

NBC2 GOT AHOLD OF THE POLICE REPORT.

WE'VE LEARNED SOMEONE ELSE- MADE THE 911 CALL.

WE DON'T WHO THAT WAS.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO KEEP YOU UPDATED ON THIS STORY, Return to index of stories...


CHEATING TEACHER-OC-VO


AN IMMOKALEE ELEMENTARY TEACHER IS IN TROUBLE FOR HELPING HER STUDENTS CHEAT.

NOW SHE'S GOING TO ANOTHER SCHOOL.

NBC2 UNCOVERED THAT AWILDA TORRES SERVED A THREE DAY SUSPENSION IN JUNE - AFTER AN INVESTIGATION FOUND SHE LET STUDENTS CHANGE ANSWERS ON TESTS.

IT HAPPENED AT LAKE TRAFFORD ELEMENTARY.

WE FOUND A STUDENT, WHO USED TO HAVE HER AS A TEACHER, AND A PARENT WHO IS NOT HAPPY. Return to index of stories...


CHEATING TEACHER-SOTVO


Christina Hinojosa/ Lake Trafford Parent 130250 me and my husband have talked about moving to Texas where there's better schools because for some reason here, there's always some kind of story going on.7

Itzel Resendiz/ Former Student 13:10:47 No, because that's bad what she was doing, telling us the answers and be like, doing faces if we got it wrong or right

TORRES IS THE SECOND TEACHER DISCIPLINED AT THAT SCHOOL.

THIRD GRADE TEACHER MARY VILLA WAS FIRED IN MAY FOR HELPING STUDENTS ON ASSIGNMENTS.

THE DISTRICT IS WORKING TO TRANSFER TORRES TO TOMMIE BARFIELD ELEMENTARY. Return to index of stories...


SAHARA SAND-OC-TRX-WX WALL


AS HALEY HAS BEEN SAYING --- MORE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY.

AND SOME SAHARAN DUST IS ALSO EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE AREA.

HALEY HAS MORE ON HOW THIS COULD AFFECT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


SAHARA SAND SUNSETS-SS IN PLASMA


THANKS HALEY.

HERE'S A PHOTO COURTESY OF NASA.

THE AFRICAN OR SAHARAN DUST ALSO MEANS LOTS OF SUNSHINE AND A HAZE IN THE SKY.

AND THAT HAZE WILL ALLOW FOR SOME VERY PRETTY PINKISH SUNSETS.

SO GET THE CAMERAS READY & POST YOUR PICS ON OUR NBC2 FACEBOOK PAGE! Return to index of stories...


MIDPOINT BRIDGE FATAL-OC-VO


THAT FIVE CAR PILE-UP ON THE MIDPOINT BRIDGE TUESDAY HAS TURNED DEADLY.

42 YEAR OLD TODD HUDSON DIED.

HE WAS RIDING HIS MOTORCYCLE.

AND WAS SLOWING FOR TRAFFIC AT THE BASE OF THE BRIDGE WHEN ANOTHER A DRIVER COULDN'T STOP IN TIME AND SLAMMED INTO HIS MOTORCYCLE.

YOU CAN SEE THE BIKE WEDGED BETWEEN TWO VEHICLES.

THE CRASH CAUSED OFFICIALS TO CLOSE DOWN THE BRIDGE FOR NEARLY FIVE HOURS.

HUDSON WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH CRITICAL INJURIES.

HE PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY MORNING. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO TRUCK OFF BRIDGE-OC-VO


A TRAILER IS STILL IN THE CALOOSAHATCHEE THIS MORNING AFTER COMING UNHINGED AND PLUNGING OFF A BRIDGE.

FORT MYERS POLICE DON'T BELIEVE THE TRAILER IS A HAZARD SO THEY'RE NOT SURE IF THEY'LL BE TAKING IT OUT OF THE WATER ANYTIME SOON.

AMAZINGLY THERE WERE NO INJURIES.

THE ACCIDENT CAUSED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO THE RAILING.

THE MAN - WHO DIDN'T WANT TO GIVE US HIS NAME - SAYS A FAULTY TRAILER HITCH COULD BE TO BLAME. Return to index of stories...


BRUNSON AWARDS-OC-VO


LOOKING AHEAD ---

SAMMY WATKINS IS BACK IN TOWN. WORKING OUT. SPENDING TIME WITH FAMILY BEFORE HE BEGINS HIS FIRST NFL TRAINING CAMP WITH THE BUFFALO BILLS.

AND TONIGHT SAMMY WILL BE THE GUEST OF HONOR AT A NEW EVENT.

THIS EVENING AT THE CITY PIER.THE JAMES BRUNSON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION IS HOSTING THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS.

SAMMY WATKINS WILL BE THE GUEST OF HONOR. EARNST GRAHAM THE GUEST SPEAKER.

A CROWD OF OVER 300 EXPECTED FOR THE EVENT THAT HOPES TO BE AN ANNUAL SPOTLIGHT ON THE GREAT ATHLETES THAT COMES OUT OF THE COMMUNITY. Return to index of stories...


MARTHA STEWART DRONES-OC-SS


THIS IS INTERESTING ---

MARTHA STEWART IS APPARENTLY A BIG FAN OF DRONES.

THIS WEEK, THE DOMESTIC DIVA POSTED A BLOG.FEATURING OVER THIRTY AERIAL PHOTOS OF HER FARM.WHICH SHE SAYS WERE TAKEN WITH HER NEW " D-J-I PHANTOM FLYING CAMERA." Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-LIVE U LOOK


THIS MORNING NBC-2 IS SHOWING HOW SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COMMUNITIES COUNT.

AND WE'RE TALKING ABOUT CHRISTMAS!

CHRISTMAS IN JULY THAT IS!

WE'RE LIVE AT THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY CULTURAL CENTER WITH ALL THE DETAILS OF SHOPPING, EATING AND HAVING A GENUINELY GOOD TIME FOR A GOOD CAUSE. Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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FIFTH HARMONY ON TODAY-TRX-SOT-SS-RADAR


fifth harmony

FROM "X-FACTOR" TO THE TOP OF THE CHARTS. THE ALL-GIRL GROUP FIFTH HARMONY TAKES THE PLAZA STAGE. THEY KICK OFF THE WEEKEND WITH A SPECIAL LIVE PERFORMANCE ON TODAY. Return to index of stories...


BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

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


6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Weather Trends

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CONSTRUCTION OR CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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CHRISTMAS IN JULY-PLASMA-LIVE IN PLASMA


IN A SEGMENT CALLED COUMMUNITY COUNTS WE ARE TAKING YOU THIS MORNING TO THE CHARLOTTE CULTURAL CENTER WHERE THEY ARE JUST HOURS AWAY FROM THEIR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN JULY BAZAAR!

NBC 2's Sam sweeney is live there this morning Sam tells about this exciting event! Return to index of stories...


CHRISTMAS IN JULY-LIVE U 1


Christmas in July. Big benefit for the Charlotte cultural center. Take a look around. You can buy anything from candles to plants to jewelry to farmers market to fabric crafts

90 venders

Benefits cultural center.

Entertainment programs for all ages. Senior activities to kids

Fitness center food.

Live in interview Amanda segur Return to index of stories...


CHRISTMAS IN JULY-SS


Santa will be here

Times with full screen. Return to index of stories...


CHRISTMAS IN JULY-LIVE U 1


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COMMUNITY COUNTS-PLASMA


THANKS SAM.

LET US KNOW WHAT EVENTS ARE GOING ON IN YOUR COMMUNITY.

JUST POST THE DETAILS TO OUR NBC-2 FACEBOOK PAGE. Return to index of stories...


BEER BASEBALL BOOM-OC-SS


ATTENTION BEER AFICIONADOS, BASEBALL NUTS AND FIREWORKS FANS.

HOW DOES THIS SOUND?

BEER, BASEBALL AND BOOM! BEGINS AT 5 P.M. SATURDAY AT HAMMOND STADIUM IN FORT MYERS.

SAMPLE BEERS FROM 5 TO 7 P.M., WATCH A FORT MYERS MIRACLE BASEBALL GAME THAT BEGINS JUST AFTER 6 P.M., AND STAY FOR THE FIREWORKS.

ADVANCE TICKETS ARE $6.50 AND BEER SAMPLING TICKETS START AT $20 BUCK. Return to index of stories...


TRUCKS MUDDING-SSTOPS


AND THIS SOUNDS LIKE SOME WILD FUN!

COME ON OUR FOR "TRUCKS GONE MAD" AT THE LEE COUNTY CIVIC CENTER.

IT RUNS FROM 10 A.M. TO 11 P.M. SATURDAY IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

IT WILL FEATURE A TUFF TRUCK COMPETITION, MUD DRAG RACES, AN AIRBOAT AND BUGGY CAR SHOW AND A LIVE PERFORMANCE FROM THE DAMN OUTLAWS.

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS COST $13 FOR ADULTS AND $7 FOR KIDS. Return to index of stories...


BOATERS AND BEACH RENOURISHMENT-OC-VO


MORE BOAT ACCIDENTS THAN ANY OTHER STATE.

THE U.S. COAST GUARD SAYS FLORIDA CAME IN AN UNFORTUNATE FIRST IN 2011 FOR THE MOST ACCIDENTS ON THE WATER.

BEATING OUT SECOND PLACE CALIFORNIA BY MORE THAN 200.

THIS SUMMER SOUTHWEST FLORIDA BOATERS HAVE AN EXTRA OBSTACLE AS LEE COUNTY RE-NOURISHES BONITA BEACH AND LOVERS KEY.

A PROJECT THAT INVOLVES MILES OF PIPELINE TO DREDGE SAND FROM BIG CARLOS PASS ONTO THE BEACHES.

RED AND YELLOW BUOYS ARE IN THE WATER EVERY 500 FEET WARNING BOATERS OF THE SUBMERGED PIPELINE.

COUNTY OFFICIALS SAY IT SHOULDN'T BE A HAZARD TO BOATERS, BUT BOTH THE COUNTY AND BOATERS WARN PEOPLE NEED TO BE CAUTIOUS. Return to index of stories...


BOATERS AND BEACH RENOURISHMENT-SOTVO


TAKE SOT--

Philip Pica, Boat Captain

22:53:13 "Even though the pipe is submerged, at low tide they could still hit it and not knowing where it is, going to fast by the dredges can get into big trouble." 22:53:23

Justin McBride, Lee County Coastal Project Manager

22:20:33 "Be aware boat aware we always tell people no matter what you're doing, dredge project or not to always boat aware." 22:20:38

BONITA BEACH WILL BE UNDER CONSTRUCTION FIRST, AND THEN LOVER KEYS.

THE COUNTY SAYS THE RE-NOURISHMENT PROJECT WILL GO UNTIL OCTOBER. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SS-VIDBOX


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

EVA MENDES AND RYAN GOSLING ARE GETTING READY FOR DIAPER DUTY.

ACCORDING TO PEOPLE MAGAZINE, THE COUPLE IS EXPECTING THEIR FIRST CHILD TOGETHER IN OCTOBER.

THE DUO STARTED DATING IN 20-11.

A FRIEND OF MENDES SAYS THOUGH THE ACTRESS WASN'T PLANNING ON MARRIAGE OR CHILDREN.SHE NOW FEELS DIFFERENT BECAUSE QUOTE.

"with Ryan things are different" Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT


TIME NOW IS--

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

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


NBC2 WEATHER APP TEASE-TRX-SS


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

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


WATCHING NEWS TODAY-SOT


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BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

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


TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


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


6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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


Full Forecast

THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, CHAR CO ENFORCEMENT

CHECKING THE ROADS RIGHT NOW--

EYE 75 AND U-S 41 ALL CLEAR.

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


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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JCREW SIZE 000-OTS


DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THIS?

J.CREW IS RAISING A FEW EYEBROWS AFTER INTRODUCING A WOMEN'S SIZE triple zero TO THEIR LINEUP.

SHOPPING NEWS SITE *RACKED NOTED THE NEW SIZE WOULD BE THE EQUIVALENT TO A SIZE EXTRA, EXTRA, EXTRA SMALL.

A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE COMPANY DEFENDED THE ADDITION, TELLING TODAY.COM, "WE ARE SIMPLY ADDRESSING THE DEMAND COMING FROM ASIA FOR SMALLER SIZES THAN WHAT WE HAD CARRIED." Return to index of stories...


TACO BELL PROTEIN-OTS


LISTEN TO THIS ---

TACO BELL'S LATEST THING IS PROTEIN.

THE MEXICAN FAST-FOOD CHAIN LATE THURSDAY ANNOUNCED THAT IT'S OVERHAULING ITS ENTIRE CANTINA PLATFORM AND REPLACING IT WITH BOWLS AND BURRITOS PACKED WITH AT LEAST 20 GRAMS OF PROTEIN THAT WEIGH IN AT 500 OR FEWER CALORIES. Return to index of stories...


GERMAIN ROLLER HOCKEY-OC-SS


THIS SOUNDS AWESOME!

THE NORTH AMERICAN ROLLER HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS WILL RETURN TO GERMAIN ARENA TODAY THRU JULY 27.

320 TEAMS REPRESENTING MORE THAN EIGHT COUNTRIES, AND 12,000 PLAYERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS WILL CONVERGE ON LEE COUNTY FOR THIS YEAR'S EVENT, WHICH IS OPEN AND FREE TO THE PUBLIC.

LEE COUNTY SPORTS DEVELOPMENT ANTICIPATES THAT THIS YEAR'S EVENT WILL GENERATE AN ESTIMATED $7 MILLION IN DIRECT ECONOMIC IMPACT. Return to index of stories...


SUNDAY WORLD CUP FINAL-SSTOPS


AND LOOKING AHEAD --- SUNDAY'S WORLD CUP FINAL BETWEEN ARGENTINA AND GERMANY WILL BE SEEN ON OUR SISTER STATION ABC SEVEN.

THE WORLD CUP HAS DEFINIELTY GOT US ALL TALKING AND WATCHING SOCCER.

TUNE IN FOR THE GAME STARTING AT 2:30PM. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS FORT MYERS HOUSE FIRE-VOTOPS-SS(2)


FOUR FAMILIES ARE OUT OF A THEIR HOMES THIS MORNING.

AN UNATTENDED POT LEFT ON A STOVE IGNITED A FIRE THAT DAMAGED FOUR APARTMENTS AT THE PROVINCETOWN CONDO COMPLEX OFF COLLEGE PARKWAY IN FT MYERS.

NBC'2S ALEX DE ARMAS IS LIVE ON SCENE WITH MORE.

THE APARTMENT THAT CAUGHT FIRE HAD A SMOKE DETECTOR BUT IT HAD NO BATTERIES!

FIRE OFFICIALS SAY HAVING A SMOKE DETECTORS ISN'T ENOUGH, YOU NEED TO MAINTAIN THEM AND MAKE SURE THEY HAVE WORKING BATTERIES.

2 PEOPLE WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH BURNS.

THE RED CROSS IS HELPING THOSE WHO ARE NOW WITHOUT A PLACE TO LIVE. Return to index of stories...


TS FORT MYERS HOUSE FIRE-sotvo


Michael Sloan, taken to hospital

"It's horrible. Thank god the gentleman who lived next door was awake because if he would have fallen asleep. Things would have been very different out here this morning. " Return to index of stories...


TS JOHN ORR SENTENCING-SSTOPS-VO


JOHN ORR.THE MAN WHO CLAIMED HE KILLED ANOTHER MAN IN SELF DEFENSE WILL BE SENTENCED TODAY FOR MURDER.

ORR WAS FOUND GUILTY OF KILLING JON JOSEPH BY STABBING HIM 75 TIMES.

THE STABBING TOOK PLACE IN 2011 IN COLLIER COUNTY.

ORR IS FACING LIFE IN PRISON. Return to index of stories...


TS NAPLES GIRL GETS NEW EYE-VOTOPS


AN EXCITING DAY FOR A MISSISSIPPI TODDLER TODAY --

VICTORIA WILCHER WILL GET HER ARTIFICIAL EYE --

HER STORY GOT NATIONAL ATTENTION AFTER HER FAMILY CLAIMED A K-F-C EMPLOYEE ASKED HER TO LEAVE BECAUSE HER SCARS FROM A DOG ATTACK WERE TOO DISTURBING.

BUT AN INVESTIGATION COULDN'T FIND THAT TO BE TRUE.

A NAPLES PROSTHETIC EYE SPECIALIST WILL FIT VICTORIA WITH THE NEW EYE AT 11AM IN NORTH NAPLES. Return to index of stories...


TS NFM BREAKINS-VOTOPS


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NEIGHBORS IN THE SERENDIPITY COMMUNITY ARE STILL ON EDGE THIS MORNING AFTER **NINE BREAKINS IN **ONE DAY.

IT HAPPENED AROUND 4 WEDNESDAY MORNING ALONG LITTLETON ROAD IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

WE'RE TOLD CARS WERE BROKEN INTO -- AND ONE EVEN STOLEN!

THE COMMUNITY HAS A WOODEN GATE AND IT'S A 55-AND-OVER NEIGHBORHOOD.

BUT THE GATE DIDN'T STOP THE THIEF OR THIEVES --

THEY'RE STILL ON THE RUN. Return to index of stories...


TS SCHOOL GRADES-CGTOPS


THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WILL ANNOUNCE SCHOOL GRADES FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS AT 11 THIS MORNING.

WE EXPECT TO FIND OUT WHICH SCHOOLS GET "A'S". AND IF ANY GET "F'S".

THE CURRENT GRADING SYSTEM IS BEING REVISED, AFTER FACING HEAVY CRITICISM FOR BEING UNFAIR WITH CONSTANTLY CHANGING MEASURES. Return to index of stories...


DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI


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TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC


ALL CLEAR, COLLIER CO ENFORCEMENT

TAKING A LOOK AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ROADS RIGHT NOW.

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

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


GOODBYE-4-SHOT


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

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