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DIRECTOR PAGE TEASE TWO-CLIP
SEVERE WEATHER-CLIP TZ2 A) 3 STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON FMB-REM LIVE VO
FIRST WEATHER-ANI HTC ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP
BREAKING NEWS-CLIP FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
3 STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON FMB-REM LIVE BREAKING NEWS-CLIP
3 STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON FMB-VO WIPE 3 STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON FMB-REM LIVE
3 STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON FMB-SOTVO 3 STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON FMB-VO WIPE
3 STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON FMB-REM LIVE 3 STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON FMB-SOTVO
LEE CO COMMISSION RACE-ONCAM 3 STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON FMB-REM LIVE
LEE CO COMMISSION RACE-PKG FL PIT BULL ATTACK UPDATE-VOTOPS
NO FLIGHTS TO ISRAEL-trx VO FL BOY DEAD IN ROAD UPDATE-SS VO SS
UKRAINE PLANE INVESTIGATION-ON CAM TRADER JOE'S RECALL-trx OC CG
UKRAINE PLANE INVESTIGATION-PKG WEIGHT LOSS STUDY-VIDBOX RVL
HEALTHCARE DECISION-ONCAM BABY LEARNING IN THE WOMB-VO
MT JUDGE CENSURED-VO PRINCE GEORGE'S BIRTHDAY-VO
NJ CASINO ROBBERY-VO TEASE THREE-1 SHOT
RIVER ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT-ONCAM TZ3 A) NAKED NEIGHBOR ATTACK-VO WIPE
RIVER ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT-PKG AHEAD AT 6-BANNER
RIVER ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT-ONCAM A) health care decision-OC
TEASE ONE-1 SHOT NN REASONS TO WATCH-SOT
TZ1 A) 3 STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON FMB-VO WIPE LITTLE GASPARILLA ISLAND SEWER DEBATE-OC ZM MAP FL
TZ1 B) SOPHIE'S STANDUP TZ-SOT LITTLE GASPARILLA ISLAND SEWER DEBATE-PKG
TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC NAKED NEIGHBOR ATTACK-OC SS OC
WA WILDFIRE-trxVOTOPS NAKED NEIGHBOR ATTACK-PKG
SWFL PILOT HELPING FIGHT WA FIRE-ON CAM NAKED NEIGHBOR ATTACK-ONCAM
SWFL PILOT HELPING FIGHT WA FIRE-PKG BNR SELL THE 6PM-TRX-REM LIVE
SWFL PILOT HELPING FIGHT WA FIRE-ONCAM  


DIRECTOR PAGE


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SEVERE WEATHER-CLIP


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FIRST WEATHER-ANI HTC


FIRST WEATHER

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.

AFTERNOON STORMS CONTINUE

Tropical moisture continues to stream over south Florida and will provide more fuel for afternoon storms on Wednesday. Today's thunderstorm pattern was very active and wet with plenty of lightning, and tomorrow will likely be very similar. Most of the heavy rain and storms are ending at the time of this forecast update and there will only be a few more showers to track later this evening. Skies will be mostly cloudy tonight and break to mostly sunny by morning with a low temperature in the mid 70's.

Humidity will continue to be high on Wednesday and our daytime high will top out around 90 degrees. Afternoon storms will begin to fire up around lunch time tomorrow and you can expect some areas to be hit with heavy rain and frequent lightning.

Tropical Depression 2 is still moving on a westerly course toward the Windward Islands of the Caribbean and it is not expected to get stronger over the next several days. Return to index of stories...


BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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Matt Rector

Witness

:11 the other gentleman didn't have a pulse so we bagen to give hime chest comparessions and amouth to mouth, his chest started to fluctuate but he was in bad shape. Return to index of stories...


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LEE CO COMMISSION RACE-ONCAM


IT'S BECOME THE COSTLIEST COMMISSION RACE IN LEE COUNTY HISTORY.

AND ONLY TWO SEATS ARE UP FOR GRABS.

REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES ARE RAISING AND SPENDING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS DOLLARS.

NBC-2 CHIEF POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT DAVE ELIAS ASKS WHY THEY ARE SPENDING SO MUCH FOR A JOB THAT PAYS LESS THAN 100 THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO COMMISSION RACE-PKG


i'm Brian Hamman. I'm Sawyer Smith

TV AND RADIO ADS, YARD SIGNS AND EVEN BILLBOARDS.

COSTING CANDIDATES HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS ALL TO GET YOUR VOTE.

brian Hamman/Incumbent/ 25:15 You have to work very hard to get your message out because the audience is watching so many forms of media. 25:19

AN EXCUSE USED BY ALL OF THE CANDIDATES WHEN QUESTIONED ABOUT THEIR SPENDING FOR A JOB THAT PAYS $88-THOUSAND A YEAR.

hamman / 26:39 We've saved up over $100k dollars that we're going to use over the next 30-days to make sure we reach people through mail and television. 26:47

THAT'S A DROP IN THE BUCKET COMPARED TO HIS CHALLENGER SAWYER SMITH.

sawyer Smith / 45:43 I have a campaign staff. We're running a very professional race with professional standards. 45:48

HE'S RAISED WELL OVER $300-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

EVEN PAID A POLLING FIRM NEARLY $10K TO FIND OUT HOW HE'S DOING.

sawyer / 42:54 It's very common to reach out into the field and get an idea of where you stand. 43:01

COMMISSIONER CANDIDATE ANDY COY SPENDING THE LEAST.

NAT POP RADIO

HE'S SPENT UNDER $20 THOUSAND ON RADIO ADS AND YARD SIGNS.

andy Coy / 23:32:12 The voters of Lee County are not going to say whoever has raised the most money that's who I'm voting for. 23:33:17

HE MAINTAINS MONEY DOESN'T MATTER AFTER PICKING UP A MAJOR ENDORSEMENT FROM THE ESTERO CANDIDATE REVIEW COMMITTEE THIS WEEK.

andy Coy / 23:35:31 Those folks looked past the money. They looked past all the glitz. 23:35:35

WHETHER THE MONEY AND GLITZ IS ENOUGH TO WHEW THE VOTERS REMAINS TO BE SEEN UNTIL THE AUGUST 26TH PRIMARY.

IN LEE COUNTY, DAVE ELIAS NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


NO FLIGHTS TO ISRAEL-trx VO


THERE ARE NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE ESCAPLATING VIOLENCE IN ISREAL.

THE F-A-A IS NOW BANNING ALL U-S AIRLINES FROM FLYING INTO TEL AVIV.

THIS CAME AFTER A HAMAS ROCKET HIT A HOUSE NEAR ISRAEL'S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

THE F-A-A BANNED FLIGHTS TO THE AIRPORT FOR A 24 HOUR PERIOD AFTER TODAY'S EXPLOSION.

EUROPE ISSUED A SIMILAR RECOMMENDATION. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE PLANE INVESTIGATION-ON CAM


THIS COMES LESS THAN A WEEK AFTER A MALAYSIAN AIRLINES PLANE WAS SHOT DOWN OVER A WAR ZONE IN UKRAINE.

TODAY, INVESTIGATORS FINALLY GOT ACCESS TO THE WRECKAGE.

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN APPARENTLY MADE THAT HAPPEN, UNDER PRESSURE FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA AND OTHERS.

NBC'S STEVE HANDELSMAN HAS THE LATEST FROM WASHINGTON. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE PLANE INVESTIGATION-PKG


AT THE NETHERLANDS EMBASSY,

PRESIDENT OBAMA PENNED CONDOLENCES TO THE DUTCH AND PROMISED TO PUSH A FULL INVESTIGATION OF FLIGHT 17.

"Obviously, we're all heartbroken by what's happened."

BUT HE GOT GOOD NEWS.

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN SAID TODAY HE'S TOLD UKRAINIAN SEPARATISTS TO COOPERATE.

AND INVESTIGATORS FINALLY GOT ACCESS TO THE SITE. IN THE WRECKAGE, THEY'RE FINDING THE KIND OF PUNCTURES MADE BY A MISSILE SET TO EXPLODE JUST BEFORE IMPACT

PRO RUSSIAN REBELS TURNED OVER FLIGHT 17'S BLACK BOXES. EXPECTED TO INDICATE A SHOOT-DOWN.

U-S AIRLINES. BANNED FROM UKRAINE. WERE BANNED TODAY FROM ISRAEL

WHERE IT'S FEARED HAMAS COULD USE ANTI AIRCRAFT MISSILES FROM IRAN.

SOME IN CONGRESS WANT ACTION AGAINST IRAN AND RUSSIA.

Chairman House Foreign Affairs Committee :48-:56

"You want to see debilitating sanctions? We're not going to let you give to terrorist organizations the kinds of missiles that can close down airports or be aimed at planes."

BUT. DESPITE THE PLANE DOWNED. U-S ALLIES CAN'T AGREE ON SANCTIONS.

FRANCE STILL PLANS TO SELL AT LEAST ONE WARSHIP TO RUSSIA

DESPITE PRESIDENT OBAMA URGING NO SALE.

BACK IN UKRAINE, THE TRAIN CARRYING 200 SETS OF REMAINS, MADE IT OUTSIDE THE WARZONE. THE BODIES WILL BE IDENTIFIED IN AMSTERDAM.

all families and friends can say goodbye to their loved ones

SOME RELIEF TODAY.ALONG WITH ANGER AND SADNESS IN THE DUTCH NATION THAT LOST 189 PEOPLE.

NEXT DOOR IN BELGIUM.URGED ON BY THE U-S.EUROPEAN NATIONS CONSIDERED TOUGHER SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA.BUT DELAYED ACTION. AGAIN.

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HEALTHCARE DECISION-ONCAM


TODAY TWO FEDERAL APPEALS COURTS ISSUED CONFLICTING RULINGS ON THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.

THE RULINGS CENTER AROUND TAX SUBSIDIES FOR LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME PEOPLE WHO BUY INSURANCE.

A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT IN WASHINGTON, D-C, RULED THE SUBSIDIES ARE AVAILABLE ONLY THROUGH STATE EXCHANGES.

BUT A COURT IN VIRGINIA RULED THEY'RE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE FEDERAL EXCHANGE TOO.

THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS HEALTH SUBSIDIES WILL CONTINUE WHILE THE ISSUE WORKS ITS WAY THROUGH THE COURTS. Return to index of stories...


MT JUDGE CENSURED-VO


THE MONTANA JUDGE WHO MADE HEADLINES AFTER HE LET A CHILD RAPIST OFF EASY. IS NOW BEING CENSURED.

DISTRICT JUDGE TODD BAUGH SENTENCED A TEACHER WHO RAPED A 14-YEAR-OLD STUDENT TO JUST 30 DAYS IN PRISON.

THE JUDGE SUGGESTED THE VICTIM ALSO SHARED SOME RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE 2007 RAPE.

THE GIRL COMMITTED SUICIDE BEFORE THE CASE WENT TO TRIAL. Return to index of stories...


NJ CASINO ROBBERY-VO


TWO PEOPLE ARE ON THE RUN AFTER A CASINO HEIST.

THE MASKED ROBBERS TOOK NEARLY 200- GRAND FROM CAESARS ATLANTIC CITY.

THEY WALKED IN YESTERDAY MORNING ARMED WITH A GUN, DEMANDING CASH.

A WORKER GAVE THEM THE MONEY, AND THEY TOOK OFF IN A CAR. Return to index of stories...


RIVER ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT-ONCAM


A GROUP OF BUSINESS OWNERS IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS IS BRINGING IN AN EXPERT CONSULTANT FROM CALIFORNIA TO HELP FIGURE OUT THE BEST WAY TO BRING MORE PEOPLE TO THE ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT.

BUT AS NBC2'S CLIFTON FRENCH FOUND OUT -- NOT EVERYBODY WANTS THE SAME THING. Return to index of stories...


RIVER ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT-PKG


EVERYONE AGREES FORT MYERS IS GROWING --

THE QUESTION FOR MANY BUSINESS OWNERS AND CITY OFFICIALS IS WHAT DIRECTION THE CITY WILL GROW IN --

AND HOW CAN YOU ATTRACT PEOPLE DOWNTOWN -- WHILE KEEPING IT SAFE --

RIGHT NOW -- CITY STAFF IS WORKING ON A PROPOSED ORDINANCE THAT WOULD ALLOW OPEN ALCOHOL IN CERTAIN AREAS -- SOMETHING THAT'S CURRENTLY AGAINST THE LAW.

"They're already doing a lot to draw people downtown."

KAREN ALLEGRETTI IS THE OWNER OF MARKET EARTH, AN ART SHOP AND BOUTIQUE.

SHE SAYS AN ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT WOULD BE GREAT --

"Certainly brings a lot of people out."

IF IT'S DONE THE RIGHT WAY.

"I DON'T PARTICULARLY THINK THAT IT'S GOOD ALL THE TIME."

AND NOT EVERYONE AGREES ON ALL OF THE RULES --

SOME BUSINESSES WANT TO GET RID OF THE AGE RESTRICTION AT BARS AND CLUBS TO ALLOW 18 TO 20 YEAR OLDS.

AND THERE ARE NOISE AND SAFETY CONCERNS ON ALL SIDES -

"It's very similar I think to any community that wants to be a destination."

JIM PETERS IS THE PRESIDENT OF CALIFORNIA BASED RESPONSIBLE HOSPITALITY INSTITUTE --

HIS BUSINESS HAS CONSULTED SEVERAL CITIES ABOUT THEIR NIGHTLIFE -- INCLUDING PITTSBURGH, TAMPA, AND SOON, EVEN LAS VEGAS.

HE'S BEEN HIRED BY A GROUP OF BUSINESSES CALLED THE "RIVER DISTRICT ALLIANCE" TO LOOK AT DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

"What we do often is just share how other cities have been confronted with similar challenges and what they've done."

IT WILL BE TWO MONTHS BEFORE HE'S IN FORT MYERS.

BUSINESS OWNERS HOPE HE COMES WITH GOOD IDEAS. Return to index of stories...


RIVER ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT-ONCAM


THE CURRENT ENTERTAINMENT ORDINANCE BEING WORKED ON BY THE CITY WOULD ALLOW OPEN ALCOHOL ON CERTAIN EVENT NIGHTS -- BETWEEN 5 AND 11PM. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-1 SHOT


BREAKING NEWS ON FORT MYERS BEACH.

THREE PEOPLE WERE HIT BY LIGHTNING THIS AFTERNOON WHEN THEY WERE WALKING ON THE SAND.

WE'LL CHECK BACK IN WITH ANCHOR PETER BUSCH, WHO IS ON THE BEACH GATHERING NEW INFORMATION.

PLUS:

Usually they're spraying crops. I'm sophie nielsen kolding from NBC2 and I'll tell you how one swfl company is using their planes right now to respond to a big emergency. 11 Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) 3 STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON FMB-VO WIPE


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TZ1 B) SOPHIE'S STANDUP TZ-SOT


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TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-STC


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WA WILDFIRE-trxVOTOPS


THE LARGEST WILDFIRE IN WASHINGTON STATE HISTORY IS BIGGER--

BUT IT'S NOW 16 PERCENT CONTAINED.

YESTERDAY, IT WAS JUST TWO PERCENT CONTAINED. Return to index of stories...


SWFL PILOT HELPING FIGHT WA FIRE-ON CAM


ONE LOCAL CROP DUSTING COMPANY IS HELPING TO FIGHT IT.

A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PILOT IS ABOVE THE ACTION- TRYING TO CONTAIN THE BLAZE.

NBC2'S SOPHIE NIELSEN-KOLDING SPEAKS EXCLUSIVELY WITH HIM TO FIND OUT WHAT THIS BATTLE IS LIKE FROM THE AIR. Return to index of stories...


SWFL PILOT HELPING FIGHT WA FIRE-PKG BNR


Bill - 162411 We flipped a coin, basically. I'd rather be right here and I may wind up out there before it's over. 8

WHILE BILL GARRETT IS FIGHTING CITRUS GREENING IN COLLIER COUNTY… HIS CO-WORKER, JIM MULLINS IS PUTTING OUT FLAMES ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE COUNTRY.

162215 you have no way of knowing what you're getting yourself into every morning you wake up. 8

WE CAUGHT UP WITH HIM BY PHONE…

COVER 1646 Well the view, you can't see much of anything because it's so smokey. You can see two or three miles. 8/

161943 you probably heard the expression, a flea on an elephant, and that's basically what you are. 6

MULLINS WORKS FOR FLETCHER FLYING SERVICE IN IMMOKALEE. THE BUSINESS HAS TWO OUT OF THE 33 PLANES CONTRACTED THROUGH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR TO FIGHT WILDFIRES OUT WEST. AND THIS ONE IS PROVING TO BE TOUGH.

162024 Fires of this magnitude are depressing to work on. They're sad and depressing. 7

Bill Garrett

STANDUP 163346 safety is the top priority and in this business safety equals communication. In a normal crop duster, there might not be any radios, but in this plane, there are 1,2,3!

Bill Garrett 163012 you see here the spray pump has been removed from the airplane 4

THESE PLANES CAN TRANSFORM FROM CROP DUSTER TO FIREFIGHTER IN ABOUT 30 MINUTES.

BILL 162432 certainly there's a an element of danger in anything we do like this, flying low slow close to the mountains. 9

BUT GARRET SAYS NO ONE IS TRYING TO BE A HERO IN THIS FIGHT.

TO THESE GUYS…HE SAYS…THE GOAL IS TO BE ALIVE TO DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN THE NEXT DAY.

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SWFL PILOT HELPING FIGHT WA FIRE-ONCAM


EACH PLANE IS CONTRACTED OUT FOR A MINIMUM OF 100 DAYS.

JIM MULLINS TELLS US HE'S BEEN IN WASHINGTON SINCE JULY SECOND. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-CLIP


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TZ2 A) 3 STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON FMB-REM LIVE VO


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ROBERT WX OPEN-CLIP


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FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE NBC2 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

AFTERNOON STORMS CONTINUE

Tropical moisture continues to stream over south Florida and will provide more fuel for afternoon storms on Wednesday. Today's thunderstorm pattern was very active and wet with plenty of lightning, and tomorrow will likely be very similar. Most of the heavy rain and storms are ending at the time of this forecast update and there will only be a few more showers to track later this evening. Skies will be mostly cloudy tonight and break to mostly sunny by morning with a low temperature in the mid 70's.

Humidity will continue to be high on Wednesday and our daytime high will top out around 90 degrees. Afternoon storms will begin to fire up around lunch time tomorrow and you can expect some areas to be hit with heavy rain and frequent lightning.

Tropical Depression 2 is still moving on a westerly course toward the Windward Islands of the Caribbean and it is not expected to get stronger over the next several days. Return to index of stories...


BREAKING NEWS-CLIP


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3 STRUCK BY LIGHTNING ON FMB-REM LIVE


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FL PIT BULL ATTACK UPDATE-VOTOPS


TWO PIT BULLS THAT MAULED A FOUR YEAR OLD NEAR TAMPA HAVE BEEN EUTHANIZED.

LOGAN SHEPARD WAS AT HIS UNCLE'S HOUSE IN RIVERVIEW SATURDAY WHEN THE DOGS KILLED HIM.

HIS UNCLE GAVE UP THE DOGS.

HE CLAIMS HE HAD PUT THEM IN CAGES BEFORE THE BOY GOT THERE.

BUT HIS DAD SAYS SOMEONE LET THEM OUT.

NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED. Return to index of stories...


FL BOY DEAD IN ROAD UPDATE-SS VO SS


NEW DETAILS ABOUT THE BOY FOUND DEAD ALONG A STREET IN TAMPA.

POLICE INITIALLY THOUGHT THE FOUR YEAR OLD FELL OUT OF A VEHICLE OR PERHAPS WAS THROWN FROM ONE.

NOW THEY THINK HE MAY HAVE WANDERED INTO THE STREET, AND GOT HIT BY A S-U-V.

SURVEILLANCE PICTURES SHOW THE DARK GREEN OR BLACK FORD EXPEDITION THAT MAY HAVE HIT HIM SUNDAY.

POLICE THINK THE DRIVER MAY NOT HAVE REALIZED THEY HIT THE CHILD. Return to index of stories...


TRADER JOE'S RECALL-trx OC CG


A LISTERIA SCARE PROMPTED A NATIONWIDE RECALL FOR FRUIT SOLD AT TRADER JOE'S

NO ONE HAS REPORTED GETTING SICK.

A CALIFORNIA COMPANY CALLED "WAWONA" PACKAGED THE FRESH PRODUCE.

THE RECALL INCLUDES SOME PEACHES, NECTARINES, PLUMS AND A PLUM-APRICOT HYBRID KNOWN AS PLUMCOTS OR PLUOTS.

THEY ARE DATED BETWEEN JUNE 2ND AND JULY 18TH.

IF YOU HAVE ANY, THROW IT AWAY OR TAKE IT BACK FOR A REFUND.

FOR MORE DETAILS, HEAD TO NBC DASH TWO DOT COM.

CLICK ON NEWSLIKS. Return to index of stories...


WEIGHT LOSS STUDY-VIDBOX RVL


RESEARCHERS RELEASED A LIST OF THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE COMMERCIAL WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAMS.

WEIGHT WATCHERS AND THE DIET PILL QSYMIA HAD THE BEST VALUE.

PEOPLE LOST WEIGHT AND DID NOT HAVE HIGH OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES.

JENNY CRAIG WAS ALSO EFFECTIVE, BUT THE PROGRAM COST USERS MORE THAN 25 HUNDRED DOLLARS A YEAR.

THE RESEARCH IS PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL "OBESITY." Return to index of stories...


BABY LEARNING IN THE WOMB-VO


A NEW STUDY FOUND BABIES CAN LEARN WHEN THEY'RE IN THE WOMB.

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCHERS HAD WOMEN IN THEIR THIRD TRIMESTER OF PREGNANCY. READ A RHYME OUT LOUD THREE TIMES A DAY FOR SIX WEEKS.

THEN THEY STOPPED.

AT 34 WEEKS, RESEARCHERS RECORDED THE FETUS' HEART RATE WHILE A STRANGER READ THE RHYME OUT LOUD.

THEY FOUND THE BABIES HEART RATE SLOWED, A SIGN THEY WERE FAMILIAR WITH THE RHYME. Return to index of stories...


PRINCE GEORGE'S BIRTHDAY-VO


THE ROYAL FAMILY IS CELEBRATING A BIG BIRTHDAY.

PRINCE GEORGE IS ONE YEAR OLD TODAY.

THESE ARE THE MOST RECENT PICTURES OF THE BOY WHO WILL BE KING.

THEY'RE FROM HIS VISIT TO THE BUTTERFLY EXHIBIT AT THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM IN LONDON.

HIS PARENTS, ARE THROWIN A SMALL PARTY FOR HIM AT KENSINGTON PALACE TO CELEBRATE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-1 SHOT


DEPUTIES THINK A GUY WHO BEAT UP A 77 YEAR OLD MAN IN COLLIER COUNTY WAS DRUNK OR HIGH ON SOMETHING.

THE VICTIM WALKS US THROUGH WHAT HAPPENED AFTER HE WENT OVER TO CHECK ON HIS APARTMENT.

AND - A CRITICAL RULING COULD IMPACT EVERY PERSON WHO SIGNED UP FOR HEALTH INSURANCE THROUGH HEALTH CARE DOT GOV.

IN FLORIDA, NEARLY ONE MILLION PEOPLE OPTED FOR THE FEDERAL COVERAGE.

NEXT AT SIX - WHY A TOP COURT SAYS THE COVERAGE IS ILLEGAL. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) NAKED NEIGHBOR ATTACK-VO WIPE


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AHEAD AT 6-BANNER


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LITTLE GASPARILLA ISLAND SEWER DEBATE-OC ZM MAP FL


A BIG DEBATE ON LITTLE GASPARILLA ISLAND TONIGHT.

ALL OVER WATER.

HOMEOWNERS DON'T WANT TO BE FORCED TO PAY TO HOOK UP TO THE COUNTY WATERLINE; WHEN THE WATER THEY HAVE IS PERFECTLY FINE.

AND AS NBC 2'S CHRIS GILMORE FOUND OUT COMMISSIONS ARE EQUALLY BEFUDDLED. Return to index of stories...


LITTLE GASPARILLA ISLAND SEWER DEBATE-PKG


"This whole thing is just ridiculous."

KATHLEEN STOKES ​COLLECTS RAIN WATER AND FILTERS IT FOR DRINKING AND WASHING.​

​​SHE'S ONE OF MANY HOMEOWNERS ON GASPARILLA ISLAND ​WHO IS COMPLETELY SATISFIED WITH HER WATER SYSTEM.​

​THAT'S WHY SHE'S FRUSTRATED THAT SHE'S BEING FORCED TO HOOKUP ​TO​ ​A ​WATER UTILITY PIPELINE.

COMMISSIONERS WERE EQUALLY CONFUSED.

"It seems to me if it's not broke then why fix it.I don't see any of them, I'm not sure where they stand health wise, but I dont' see any green people out there or anyone that seems seriously ill"

ACCORDING TO CHARLOTTE'S CURRENT COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, URBAN AREAS CAN BE ​REQUIRED TO CONNECT TO COUNTY WATER LINES.

LITTLE GASPARILLA UTILITIES, A PUBLIC UTILITY SERVING 360 CUSTOMERS​,​ SAYS ​ITS A ​GOOD WAY TO LOWER RATES.

"I was in shock the only way that these rates will drop is off of this mandatory water hookup and it's my responsibility to run this utility in the best interest of the customers."

BUT MANY ISLAND RESIDENTS DON'T WANT TO BE CUSTOMERS.

"The residents here on little Gasparilla Island swear by the quality of the water that comes out of these wells and cisterns and say it's cleaner than you can find anywhere else."

LITTLE GASPARILLA MAY BE EXEMPT FROM THE MANDATE BECAUSE IT IS A BARRIER ISLAND AND TECHNICALLY NOT IN AN URBAN SERVICE AREA.

THE HOOKUP FEE TO THE WATER PIPELINE IS 45-HUNDRED DOLLARS.

ON TOP OF THAT NEW CUSTOMERS WILL HAVE TO PAY 120 DOLLARS A MONTH, FEES RESIDENTS SAY ARE RIDICULOUS.

"This is America and we don't feel like we should have to connect when w e feel like we already have superior water and it's cost effective and it's environmentally effective."

​TODAY COMMISSIONERS TABLED THE DISCUSSION; SAYING THEY'LL WAIT FOR MORE INFORMATION BEFORE MAKING A DECISION.

REPORTING IN CHARCO CG NBC2. Return to index of stories...


NAKED NEIGHBOR ATTACK-OC SS OC


NBC2 IS HEARING FROM A 77 YEAR OLD LANDLORD IN NAPLES WHO SAYS HE WAS ATTACKED AND WRESTLED TO THE GROUND BY A NAKED MAN.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED ANDREW RESTREPO LAST NIGHT AT THE APARTMENT ON PALM STREET IN NAPLES.

NBC2'S CHRISTY ANDREWS FINDS OUT WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


NAKED NEIGHBOR ATTACK-PKG


Stanley Fogg

Victim

1553-1558

ive been renting properties since the early 1990s here.

STANLEY FOGG WELCOMES ALL KINDS OF COMPANY AT HIS PROPERTY IN NAPLES

BUT NOT THE KIND THAT WERE HERE MONDAY NIGHT.

Stanley Fogg

Victim

13:21-13:27

You're a young man. I'm 77 years old/ What do you want to hit me for?

IT ALL STARTED WHEN FOGG SAYS HE HEARD THUMPING AND BANGING FROM THE APARTMENT NEXT DOOR.

HE WENT TO CHECK ON HIS TENANT-WHEN THIS HAPPENED.

Stanley Fogg

Victim

10:50-10:59

The door was open and the apartment from what I could see was in shambles.

BUTT TO

Stanley Fogg

Victim

11:02-11:11

A young man came running out of the apartment completely nude and started beating me.

WITHIN SECONDS-FOGG SAYS ANDREW RESTREPO TACKLED HIM TO THE GROUND AND HIT HIM SEVERAL TIMES.-CAUSING THESE BRUISES ON HIS LEG.

Stanley Fogg

Victim

12:50-13:02

He hit me really hard in the face at first. I think my leg was hurt because I got pushed over some bicycles.

HE EVENTUALLY GOT AWAY AND CALLED DEPUTIES.

DESPITE HIS INJURIES-

IT WON'T STOP HIM FROM CHECKING ON HIS TENANTS AGAIN.

Stanley Fogg

Victim

1709-1717

It's my property. you may rent a room, but it's still my property. Return to index of stories...


NAKED NEIGHBOR ATTACK-ONCAM


RESTREPO IS FACING BATTERY CHARGES.

ACCORDING TO FOGG-- RESTREPO IS HIS TENANT'S BOYFRIEND. Return to index of stories...


SELL THE 6PM-TRX-REM LIVE


I'M NBC2'S PETER BUSCH, LIVE ON FORT MYERS BEACH WHERE ONE PERSON WAS KILLED, TWO OTHERS RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER BEING STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

LIVE, TEAM COVERAGE AT SIX ON NBC2. Return to index of stories...