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ANCHOR SUPERS HL2) CHARCO SIDEWALKS-TRX-VO
DIRECTORS PAGE HL3) SANIBEL CAUSEWAY REPAIRS-TRX-VO
HEADLINES GOOD MORNING-2SHOT
HL1) ESCAPEE SEARCH-TRX-VO 6:30 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL
HL2) MISSOURI SHOOTING PROTESTS-TRX-VO TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT
HL3) CAPE WATER ISSUES-TRX-VO TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
GOOD MORNING lightning strikes-2-SHOT PUSH-VO JEB BUSH EXCLUSIVE-TRX-SOTTOPS-OC
6:00 WEATHER LEAD-WX WALL JEB BUSH EXCLUSIVE-PKG
TRAFFIC TOSS-2SHOT CLINTON OBAMA TENSIONS-OC-VO
TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC CLINTON OBAMA TENSIONS-SOTVO
HALFWAY HOUSE ESCAPEES-TRX-ANIBOX VO-LIVE CAPE FSA-OTS
HALFWAY HOUSE ESCAPEES-LIVE SANIBEL CAUSEWAY REPAIRS-TRX-OC-VO
HALFWAY HOUSE ESCAPEES-SS-VO CHARCO SIDEWALKS-OTS-VO
HALFWAY HOUSE ESCAPEES-SOTVO CHARCO SIDEWALKS-SOTVO
HALFWAY HOUSE ESCAPEES-LIVE FMB LIGHTNING-OC-SS-VO
MISSOURI SHOOTING PROTESTS-TRX-NATSTOPS, VO IN PLA KEVIN WARD FUNERAL-OTS-VO
MISSOURI SHOOTING PROTESTS-PKG NATL FLOWER CONTEST-OC-SS (2)
POPE SOUTH KOREA VISIT-TRX-OC-VO QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO
RUSSIAN CONVOY UKRAINE-OC-VO FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL
CAPE WATER ISSUES-OC-VO BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM
CAPE WATER ISSUES-SOTVO 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
NFM PED HIT-TRX-VOTOPS-SS 6:42 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
NEW YORK FLASH FLOODING-VO IN PLASMA TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX
IRAQ US SPECIAL FORCES-OC-VO TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
HEARTS AND HOMES FOR VETERANS-OC-CG-OC TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO MANHOLE BLAST NASHVILLE-OC-VO
FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL ROBIN WILLIAMS AUTOPSY-OC-VO
BREAK ONE 6:09:48 MISSION TO END SEX VIOLENCE-OC-VO
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS MISSION TO END SEX VIOLENCE-SOTVO
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP FOOTBALL PLAYER DEATH-OTS-SS-SOT-SS
6:12 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL TOO MUCH WATER AND GATORADE-OC-SS
TRAFFIC ALERT-TRX KICKED OFF PLANE-OC-SOTVO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC KICKED OFF PLANE-SOTVO
TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SSTOPS-SOTVO
STONE CRABS WILSON TRIBUTE-VO IN PLASMA COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT-VO-OMNI
STONE CRABS WILSON TRIBUTE-SOTVO, PLASMA BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM
LEE STANDARDIZED TESTING-OC-SOTVO LIVE PIC BUMP track #23-LIVE
NAPLES MED MARIJUANA-OC-VO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP
NAPLES MED MARIJUANA-SOTVO 6:52 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX WALL
ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE MIRACLE-OC-SOT-OC TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC
BRIAN ICE BUCKET-SOTTOPS TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP
TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-4SHOT-LIVELOOK TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS
BREAK TWO 6:18:05 FEMALE MATH WHIZ-OC-SS-OC
LIVE PIC BUMP track #22-LIVE TIGER WOODS OUT-OC-VO
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP EXPENSIVE HOTDOG-OC-SS
6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-WX GRX-WX WALL TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP TS NFM PED HIT-SSTOPS-VO
TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC TS HALFWAY HOUSE ESCAPEES-VOTOPS
COMMUNITY COUNTS-GFX,VO,LIVE IN PLASMA TS CAPE WATER ISSUES-VOTOPS
COMMUNITY COUNTS-LIVE TS LEE STANDARDIZED TESTING-VOTOPS
COMMUNITY COUNTS-CG (3) TS HEARTS AND HOMES FOR VETERANS-CGTOPS
COMMUNITY COUNTS-LIVE DAYPLANNER FORECAST-OMNI
COMMUNITY COUNTS TEASE-CGTOPS TRAFFIC ALERT-NAVI IN TC
BREAK THREE 6:27:03 AM GOODBYE-4-SHOT
HL1) JEB BUSH EXCLUSIVE-TRX-VO  


ANCHOR SUPERS


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DIRECTORS PAGE


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HEADLINES


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HL1) ESCAPEE SEARCH-TRX-VO


RIGHT NOW ON NBC-2 NEWS TODAY ---

A LOT OF ACTION ON THE STREETS OF LEE COUNTY OVERNIGHT, AFTER TWO MEN ESCAPE A HALFWAY HOUSE!

SOME 30 OFFICERS WERE OUT SEARCHING FOR THEM.

NBC-2 CAMERAS ARE ROLLING AS WE WORK TO PIECE TOGETHER HOW THEY GOT OUT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) MISSOURI SHOOTING PROTESTS-TRX-VO


PLUS, MORE CHAOS IN THE STREETS!

OVERNIGHT PROTESTS ESCALATE IN MISSOURI WITH PEOPLE THROWING MOLOTOV COCKTAILS,

AND POLICE FIRING TEAR GAS INTO CROWDS. Return to index of stories...


HL3) CAPE WATER ISSUES-TRX-VO


AND, THEY'VE HAD IT UP TO HERE!

THE WATER WOES IN CAPE CORAL ARE REALLY TAKING A TOLL ON MANY PEOPLE WHO LIVE THERE.

WE'LL EXPLAIN THE ALMOST CONSTANT ISSUES THEY'RE DEALING WITH. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING lightning strikes-2-SHOT PUSH-VO


IT'S A BUSY THURSDAY!

GOOD MORNING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

AND I'M CLAY MILLER.

WE BEGIN WITH SOME AWESOME VIDEO OF LIGHTNING STRIKES OVERNIGHT IN FORT MYERS. NBC-2'S LUCAS SIELER AND PHOTOGRAPHER MIKE MASON HAVE BEEN DODGING THESE BOLTS ALL MORNING!

AND NBC-2 CHIEF METEROLOGIST HALEY WEBB TRACKING RAIN ON THE RADAR. 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


AND WE'RE TRACKING ROAD CONDITIONS AS YOU WAKE UP.

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


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


HI KRISTA AND CLAY. GOOD MORNING EVERYONE. I-75 AND U.S. 41 ARE ALL CLEAR. NO MAJOR DELAYS ACROSS CAPE CORAL. A LOOK AT YOUR BRIDGES OVER THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER, RIGHT NOW IT'LL TAKE 4 MINUTES TO CROSS THE MIDPOINT BRIDGE. 4 OVER THE CAPE CORAL BRIDGE. THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


HALFWAY HOUSE ESCAPEES-TRX-ANIBOX VO-LIVE


WHAT A NIGHT IN LEE COUNTY WHILE MANY OF YOU WERE SLEEPING!

NBC-2 CAMERAS WERE ROLLING AS DOZENS OF FORT MYERS POLICE AND LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SCOURED THE WOODS AND SIDESTREETS FOR TWO MEN WHO ESCAPED A HALFWAY HOUSE.

BOTH MEN HAVE BEEN CAUGHT.

BUT AS NBC-2'S LUCAS SIELER REPORTS, THERE ARE A LOT OF QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED HERE. Return to index of stories...


HALFWAY HOUSE ESCAPEES-LIVE


JUST A FEW HOURS AGO RIGHT WHERE I'M WALKING WAS LINED WITH POLICE SEARCHING ON FOOT WITH K9'S AND A CHOPPER IN THE AIR.

WERE RIGHT NEXT TO THE FORUM COMMUNITY IN FORT MYERS - THIS IS WHERE THE TWO SUSPECTS WERE SPOTTED. BUT IT TOOK HOURS TO FIND THEM, FORCING OFFICERS TO SHUT DOWN STATE ROAD 82 BEHIND ME. Return to index of stories...


HALFWAY HOUSE ESCAPEES-SS-VO


TAKE A LOOK - A LOT OF DRIVERS WERE WONDERING WHAT EXACTLY WAS GOING ON JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SR82 BETWEEN BUCKINGHAM ROAD AND FORUM BLVD WAS CLOSED.

WE'RE LEARNING THESE TWO MEN MAY HAVE ESCAPED FROM A TRANSITIONAL LIVING FACILITY IN THE ORTIZ-COLONIAL BLVD - SR82 AREA. WE'RE WORKING TO CONFIRM THAT RIGHT NOW.

POLICE WOULDN'T TELL US IF THE PUBLIC WAS IN DANGER OR WHAT TYPE OF MEN THEY THOUGHT THEY WERE DEALING WITH. BUT THEY DID LOCATE AND TAKE THEM INTO CUSTODY.

TAKE LIVE

FMPD AND LCSO WORKED TOGETHER DURING THIS SEARCH, BUT FMPD IS INVESTIGATING.

THERE ARE STILL A LOT OF UNANSWERED QUESTIONS THAT WE'RE WORKING TO GET TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS MORNING - LIKE WHAT TYPE OF FACILITY THEY WERE STAYING AT THAT THEY WOULD BE CONSIDERED "ESCAPEES" IF THEY LEFT.

COUNT ON US TO BRING YOU THE VERY LATEST. Return to index of stories...


HALFWAY HOUSE ESCAPEES-SOTVO


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HALFWAY HOUSE ESCAPEES-LIVE


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MISSOURI SHOOTING PROTESTS-TRX-NATSTOPS, VO IN PLA


nats of tear gas exploding

CHAOS IN THE STREETS CONTINUES!

YOU'RE LOOKING AT TEAR GAS CANISTERS EXPLODING CLOSE TO NEWS CAMERAS OVERNIGHT IN FERGUSON, MISSOURI.

THE STREETS SHOW NO SIGNS OF THE COMMUNITY OUTREACH OFFICIALS ARE CALLING FOR,

AFTER THE SHOOTING OF AN UNARMED BLACK TEEN BY A WHITE OFFICER.

OVERNIGHT CROWDS THREW MOLOTOV COCKTAILS IN THE ST. LOUIS SUBURB.

NBC'S JAY GRAY IS IN FERGUSON THIS MORNING WITH THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


MISSOURI SHOOTING PROTESTS-PKG


FOR THE FOURTH STRAIGHT NIGHT.

TEAR GAS FILLED THE AIR IN FERGUSON, MISSOURI.

WHERE HUNDREDS OF ANGRY PROTESTERS AGAIN CLASHED WITH POLICE -- AS TENSIONS CONTINUE TO BOIL OVER AFTER THE DEATH OF

18-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL BROWN.THE UNARMED TEENAGER WHO WAS SHOT AND KILLED AFTER A CONFRONTATION WITH POLICE LAST WEEKEND.

THE BUILD-UP OF OFFICERS - MANY IN TACTICAL AND RIOT GEAR STARTED BEFORE THE SUN WENT DOWN.

AND SO DID THE PROTESTS.

EARLY, MANY OF THOSE MARCHING FOR JUSTICE -- ALSO CALLING FOR CALM.

"I know everybody is angry, but we need to do it peacefully."

BROWN'S PARENTS HAVE CONDEMNED THE VIOLENCE IN THE WAKE OF THEIR SON'S DEATH.

ALONG WITH LOCAL PASTORS. PUBLIC OFFICIALS. AND POLICE.

"We are just asking people to be peaceful and we are actively working to resolve this situation to get the truth and to get justice."

ANSWERS THAT CAN'T COME SOON ENOUGH

IN AN ANGRY. GRIEVING COMMUNITY - STILL ON EDGE.

JAY GRAY. NBC NEWS. FERGUSON, MISSOURI. Return to index of stories...


POPE SOUTH KOREA VISIT-TRX-OC-VO


ALL NEW OVERNIGHT ---

A LOT OF ACTION SURROUNDING THE POPE'S VISIT TO SOUTH KOREA.

HE GAVE A SPEECH AROUND 3:30 LOCAL TIME THIS MORNING.

POPE FRANCIS HAS CALLED FOR RENEWED EFFORTS TO FORGE PEACE ON THE WAR-DIVIDED KOREAN PENINSULA AND FOR BOTH SIDES TO AVOID "FRUITLESS" CRITICISMS AND SHOWS OF FORCE.

AND JUST AS THE POPE VISITED, SOUTH KOREA SAYS NORTH KOREA FIRED PROJECTILES INTO THE SEA. Return to index of stories...


RUSSIAN CONVOY UKRAINE-OC-VO


AND THIS HAPPENED OVERNIGHT. TAKE A LOOK AT ALL THESE TRUCKS ---

A RUSSIAN CONVOY SAID TO CONTAIN HUMANITARIAN AID RESUMED ITS TRAVEL TO EASTERN UKRAINE THIS MORNING.

BUT THE OPERATION IS PUTTING UKRAINE ON EDGE.

IT'S ACCUSING MOSCOW OF POSSIBLY PLANNING AN INVASION, WHILE PRETENDING TO DELIVER HUMANITARIAN AID.

MOSCOW DENIED THE CLAIM.

BUT DETAILS ON WHERE THEY ARE HEADED AND WHAT EXACTLY THEY CONTAIN HAVE NOT BEEN WORKED OUT BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE RED CROSS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE WATER ISSUES-OC-VO


THIS MORNING NBC-2 HAS AN EXPLANATION FOR PEOPLE LIVING IN CAPE CORAL, WHO HAVE HAD IT WITH SEVERAL CITY PROJECTS GOING ON AT THE SAME TIME.

THE PROJECTS ARE DESIGNED TO IMPROVE WATER PRESSURE --

AND REDUCE THE EFFECTS OF WATER MAIN BREAKS.

BUT HOMEOWNERS IN SOUTH EAST CAPE CORAL ARE DEALING WITH DISRUPTIONS IN SERVICE -

AND BOIL WATER NOTICES. Return to index of stories...


CAPE WATER ISSUES-SOTVO


when i turned the faucets on, when i turned the shower on, when i flushed, the water was actually like a dark brown so i'm afraid to even clean with it or anything. i mean i've been boiling water for everything

CITY LEADERS SAY THOSE BOIL WATER NOTICES ARE A SAFETY PRECAUTION-

AND THEY'RE USUALLY LIFTED WITHIN A WEEK.

THEY SAY THEY'RE DOING THESE PROJECTS AT THE SAME TIME -

BECAUSE IT WILL KEEP THEM FROM DIGGING UP THE PIPES MORE THAN ONCE. Return to index of stories...


NFM PED HIT-TRX-VOTOPS-SS


RIGHT NOW NBC-2 IS WORKING TO FIND OUT WHO WAS INVOLVED IN A NASTY CRASH IN NORTH FORT MYERS LAST NIGHT.

WE'RE TOLD A WOMAN WAS HIT BY A CAR AT THE CORNER OF BAYSHORE ROAD AND HART ROAD.

IT SHUTDOWN THE AREA FOR QUITE AWHILE.

NBC 2 LEARNED THE WOMAN IS NOW AT LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WITH LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES.

AS SOON AS WE LEARN MORE WE'LL LET YOU KNOW. Return to index of stories...


NEW YORK FLASH FLOODING-VO IN PLASMA


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS!

MORE FLASH FLOODING IN THE NORTHEAST!

JUST LOOK AT ALL THESE CARS UNDERWATER!

MORE THAN A FOOT OF RAIN HIT PARTS OF NEW YORK'S LONG ISLAND WEDNESDAY, KILLING ONE PERSON.

AND GET THIS ---

IT'S BELIEVED TO BE THE MOST RAIN TO HAVE EVER FALLEN IN ANY AREA OF NEW YORK DURING A 24-HOUR PERIOD.

TO PUT THAT IN PERSPECTIVE, THEY HAD ABOUT TWO MONTHS WORTH OF RAINFALL IN TWO HOURS. Return to index of stories...


IRAQ US SPECIAL FORCES-OC-VO


THIS MORNING, AS THE CRISIS IN IRAQ CONTINUES, A SMALL CONTINGENCY OF U.S. SPECIAL FORCES HAVE BEEN ASSESSING THE SITUATION.

A MINORITY GROUP OF IRAQIS - ARE TRAPPED ON THE MOUNTAIN WITHOUT FOOD AND WATER, BESIEGED BY ISIS MILITANTS.

BUT WE'RE TOLD THE NUMBER OF REFUGEES IS NOT AS MANY, AFTER KURDS FROM NEIGHBORING SYRIA BATTLED INSURGENTS TO OPEN A CORRIDOR TO ALLOW 45-THOUSAND OF THOSE REFUGEES TO ESCAPE. Return to index of stories...


HEARTS AND HOMES FOR VETERANS-OC-CG-OC


CLOSER TO HOME --- A SPECIAL EVENT TODAY WILL REALLY HELP OUT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA VETERANS.

A LEE COUNTY ORGANIZATION CALLED HEARTS AND HOMES FOR VETERANS WILL HOLD AN EVENT AT 10:00 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING AT ECHO PARK IN CAPE CORAL.

IT WILL PRESENT A USED POLICE VAN BY LEE COUNTY SHERIFF MIKE SCOTT.

SCOTT SAYS THE VAN WAS USED TO HAUL AROUND PRISONERS.

NOW IT WILL BE USED TO TRANSPORT OUR HEROES.

CONGRESSMAN CURT CLAWSON WILL ALSO SPEAK AT THE EVENT.

THIS YEAR HEARTS AND HOMES FOR VETERANS HAS HELPED MORE THAN 125 VETS LIVING IN THE WOODS OF LEE COUNTY. SUPPLYING THEM WILL CLOTHING, FOOD, AND BIKES FOR TRANSPORTATION. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


CAN STUDENTS STILL RECEIVE A WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION WITHOUT STANDARDIZED TESTING?

WHAT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PARENTS ARE SAYING THIS MORNING.

PLUS, CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!

THE LATEST PERSON TO THROW AN ICE BUCKET OVER THEIR HEAD IS RIGHT HERE AT NBC-2!. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FORECAST TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK ONE 6:09:48


HIT TIME 6:09:48

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


FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


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

THIS IS FROM GLENN SWEIGART OF FORT MYERS.

HE WRITES "MY GRANDSON AYDEN STOPPED TO SEE "PAPA" AT WORK.

PAPA ACTUALLY KNEW HOW TO WORK THE PHONE CAMERA TO CLICK THIS SELFIE.

LOVE MY LITTLE GUY!!

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS POST A SELFIE - AND YOU COULD BE NEXT! 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


THIS IS A LIVE LOOK AT I-75 SOUTH AT CORKSCREW ROAD. NO MAJOR DELAYS ON THE ROADS THIS MORNING, FOR THE MOST PART, YOU'LL HAVE A DELAY **FREE RIDE.** IN FORT MYERS, WATCH OUT FOR MINOR DELAYS IN BOTH DIRECTIONS ON U.S. 41 BETWEEN DANIELS PKWY AND COLONIAL BLVD. NATASHA VERMA HERE WITH YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT BILLBOARD-CLIP


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STONE CRABS WILSON TRIBUTE-VO IN PLASMA


IT'S A TOUCHING TRIBUTE THAT WILL GIVE YOU CHILLS.

LAST NIGHT THE CHARLOTTE STONE CRABS PAYED TRIBUTE TO A 21-YEAR VETERAN OF THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. BY DOING SOMETHING THEY'VE NEVER DONE BEFORE.

THEY RETIRED SERGEANT MICHAEL WILSON'S RADIO I-D NUMBER -- NUMBER 405.

IT'S THE FIRST NUMBER THE STONE CRABS HAVE EVER RETIRED. AND IT'S SOMETHING THOSE WHO WORKED WITH WILSON HOPE WILL HELP KEEP HIS MEMORY ALIVE FOREVER.

IT'S BEEN MORE THAN A YEAR SINCE WILSON WAS GUNNED DOWN AFTER RESPONDING TO A CALL. Return to index of stories...


STONE CRABS WILSON TRIBUTE-SOTVO, PLASMA


Sheriff Bill Prummel / Charlotte County Sheriff's Office

6:55:48 "It seems like just yesterday that he was here. And its. its been a tough year." 6:55:54

WILLIAM GORMAN / CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTY

7:14:30 "It's always good to remember, to come together, remember the past, remember the things we experienced with Mike. 7:14:35

SERGEANT WILSON'S WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN WERE ALSO THERE TO REVEAL THE JERSEY THAT WILL BE RETIRED.

AS PART OF THE TRIBUTE. ALL FANS GOT IN FOR FREE.

NEARLY THREE-THOUSAND FANS IN TOTAL SHOWED UP -- THAT'S MORE THAN DOUBLE THE NORMAL ATTENDANCE FOR A STONE CRABS GAME. Return to index of stories...


LEE STANDARDIZED TESTING-OC-SOTVO


THIS IS A HOT ISSUE WE'RE KEEPING CLOSE TABS ON ---

LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS COULD BE THE FIRST DISTRICT IN FLORIDA TO GET RID OF STANDARDIZED TESTING.

I really believe our kids could get a world class education in lee county without standardize testing

SOME PARENTS HAVE BEEN PUSHING THE IDEA-

NOW IT LOOKS LIKE SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS ARE BEGINNING TO AGREE.

BOARD MEMBERS TOLD NBC2 STATE REGULATIONS ARE NOT CLEAR.

BUT THERE COULD BE A LOOP HOLE.

IF ENOUGH PARENTS OPT OUT OF TESTING,

AND SCHOOLS DON'T MEET THE 95 PERCENT PARTICIPATION RATE,

LEGALLY -- THEY BELIEVE THERE WOULD NOT BE ANY PUNISHMENT TO THE DISTRICT. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES MED MARIJUANA-OC-VO


NOW AN NBC2 UPDATE.

THE CITY OF NAPLES IS ALREADY LOOKING AT WAYS TO BAN MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES.

JUST YESTERDAY THE PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD MET TO DISCUSS WHAT TO DO IF FLORIDA VOTERS LEGALIZE MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN NOVEMBER.

ONLY A FEW PEOPLE SHOWED UP. ALL AGAINST IT. SO THE BOARD DECIDED TO TABLE THE DISCUSSION AND SEE IF THEY CAN GET MORE INPUT.

THE GROUP CAMPAIGNING FOR THE INITIATIVE SAYS THE PUSHBACK FROM NAPLES IS NOT LIKE WHAT THEY'RE SEEING IN OTHER PARTS OF THE STATE. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES MED MARIJUANA-SOTVO


Ben Pollera, United for Care Campaign Manager

23:24:45-:55

More so I think I'm seeing pretty productive conversations occurring. To my knowledge Naples is the first city that has proposed banning dispensaries.

THE PLANNING BOARD IS EXPECTED TO MAKE A RECOMMENDATION TO CITY COUNCIL NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE MIRACLE-OC-SOT-OC


IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ---

THE FORT MYERS MIRACLE GENERAL MANAGER, ANDREW SEYMOUR, TOOK THE A-L-S ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE -- AND THEN CHALLENGED 2 MORE.

WATCH THIS.

THE A-L-S CHALLENGE RAISES AWARENESS AND MONEY TO HELP FIGHT LOU GERHIGS DISEASE.

SO DID BRIAN ACCEPT?

OF COURSE HE DID!

HERE IT IS. Return to index of stories...


BRIAN ICE BUCKET-SOTTOPS


i accept the challenge. Dumps ice bucket. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TOSS TO BREAK-4SHOT-LIVELOOK


COMING UP NEXT --- "LOVE THAT DRESS!"

WE'RE LOOKING AHEAD TO THE ULTIMATE FEEL-GOOD SHOPPING SPREE OF THE YEAR. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


BREAK TWO 6:18:05


HIT TIME 6:18:05AM

LENGTH 3:00 Return to index of stories...


LIVE PIC BUMP track #22-LIVE


YOU'RE LOOKING AT A LIVE SHOT OF. Return to index of stories...


6:22 FORECAST ON THE 2'S-CLIP


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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


IN FORT MYERS, I-75 AND U.S. 41 ARE ALL CLEAR. THE SHERIFFS OFFICE REPORTED A DISABLED VEHICLE ON I-75 NORTHBOUND NEAR ALICO ROAD. IT'S SINCE BEEN CLEARED BUT I'M SEEING DELAYS NORTHBOUND FROM ALICO TO DANIELS PKWY SO GIVE URSELF SOME ADDITIONAL TRAVEL TIME. THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT Return to index of stories...


COMMUNITY COUNTS-GFX,VO,LIVE IN PLASMA


THIS MORNING NBC-2 IS SHOWING YOU HOW COMMUNITY COUNTS.

A UNIQUE CHARITY CALLED "LOVE THAT DRESS" IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER FOR BOTH LEE AND COLLIER COUNTY.

AND TODAY THERE'S A DRESS COLLECTION!

NBC-2'S ALEX DE ARMAS IS LIVE WITH DETAILS ON THE COLLECTION DRIVE AND WHO IT BENEFITS. Return to index of stories...


COMMUNITY COUNTS-LIVE


***FIRST INTERVIEW, NO GRX, LIVE PAN

***SECOND INTERVIEW, ALEX CALLS FOR GRX Return to index of stories...


COMMUNITY COUNTS-CG (3)


**collection grx during first live interview***

WAIT FOR ALEX:

#1. title: Lee County Love That Dress

Wed. Aug 27th

at the Embassy Suites in Estero

6pm

Title: Collier County Love that Dress

Sat. Aug 23rd

at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Course

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COMMUNITY COUNTS-LIVE


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COMMUNITY COUNTS TEASE-CGTOPS


NBC-2 WANTS TO KNOW HOW YOUR COMMUNITY COUNTS.

JUST POST EVENTS THAT REFLECT A POSITIVE LIGHT ON YOUR COMMUNITY AT NBC DASH TWO DOT COM AND CLICK ON THINGS TO DO.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK! 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) JEB BUSH EXCLUSIVE-TRX-VO


RIGHT NOW WE HAVE AN NBC-2 EXCLUSIVE!

OUR CHIEF POLITCAL CORRESPONDENT SITS DOWN WITH FORMER GOVERNOR JEB BUSH, AS HE REVEALS HIS PLANS FOR 2016. Return to index of stories...


HL2) CHARCO SIDEWALKS-TRX-VO


PLUS, SIDEWALKS. RIPPING ONE NEIGHBORHOOD APART!

WHY SOME SAY THEY WON'T EVEN BE ABLE TO PARK IN THEIR OWN DRIVEWAY! Return to index of stories...


HL3) SANIBEL CAUSEWAY REPAIRS-TRX-VO


AND A HEADS UP FOR ANYONE USING THE SANIBEL CAUSEWAY.

CREWS ARE GETTING READY TO MAKE REPAIRS.

HOW AND WHEN IT WILL AFFECT TRAFFIC ALONG THE BRIDGE. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SHOT


GOOD MORNING AND HAPPY THURSDAY SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

I'M CLAY MILLER,

AND I'M KRISTA FOGELSONG.

WE BEGIN WITH NBC-2 CHIEF METEROLOGIST HALEY WEBB TRACKING RAIN ON THE RADAR. 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 RIGHT NOW?

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


TRAFFIC-TRX NAVI IN TC


THANKS GUYS. WE ARE CRASH FREE ACROSS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. IN CAPE CORAL, EXPECT MINOR SLOWDOWNS ON PINE ISLAND ROAD EASTBOUND AT SANTA BARBARA BLVD. IN BONITA SPRINGS, DEPUTIES ARE PATROLLING OLD 41 ROAD. THAT'S YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


JEB BUSH EXCLUSIVE-TRX-SOTTOPS-OC


Jeb Bush/Former Florida Governor

29:56-

"I'm not going to make a decision until later this year."

THIS MORNING-- AN NBC 2 EXCLUSIVE --

FORMER FLORIDA GOVERNOR JEB BUSH TELLS ONLY OUR CAMERAS -- HE'S STILL CONSIDERING A RUN FOR PRESIDENT IN 2016.

CHIEF POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT DAVE ELIAS TRACKED DOWN THE G-O-P CONTENDER DURING HIS VISIT TO CHARLOTTE COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


JEB BUSH EXCLUSIVE-PKG


jeb Bush / 30:03 It's going to be a decision about family and can I do it joyfully. 30:05

JEB BUSH IS STILL UNSURE ABOUT A PRESIDENTIAL BID IN 2016.

ADMITTING TO ME HE DOES HAVE DETRACTORS; INCLUDING HIS OWN MOTHER, FORMER FIRST LADY BARBARA BUSH WHO ADVISED HIM AGAINST IT.

30:12 I probably get an email or two a day telling me not to as well. 30:15

FOR NOW HE'S WEIGHING HIS OPTIONS.

29:56 I'm not going to make a decision until later this year. 29:58

charlene Morielli/Fort Myers 40:56 I'd rather not have another Bush in the white house. I'm all for Hillary Clinton. 41:01

WHILE CLINTON HASN'T SAID SHE'LL RUN EITHER;

hillary Clinton nat break.

SHE IS A LIKELY CONTENDER FOR THE DEMOCRATS.

laura Weir/Political Science Professor / 36:05 What we would have is a game of Thrones between the Clinton's and the Bush's. 36:09

POLITICAL SCIENCE PROFESSOR LAURA WEIR PREDICTS CLINTON COULD HAVE AN UPHILL BATTLE AGAINST BUSH.

laura Weir / 37:11 Jeb has been sitting on the sidelines observing and learning and he doesn't have the baggage to come with him. 37:18

lee County Republican Chair Roy Hyman tells me that while Jeb Bush would be a favorite son here in Florida; He says there are a number of issues that Bush would have to clarify; among them: Immigration into the United States

AN ISSUE HE CLARIFIED FOR ME TODAY.

jeb Bush / 34:24 Our process is broken. So I think we should be much more forceful in dealing with this in a very compassionate way. But let me be clear you can't just cross a whole country and then be allowed in. 34:36

JUST ONE OF MANY ISSUES SURE TO BE DEBATED IN 2016.

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


CLINTON OBAMA TENSIONS-OC-VO


YOU'LL BE HEARING MORE ABOUT THIS IN THE DAY AHEAD ----

HILLARY CLINTON AND PRESIDENT OBAMA MAY HAVE HUGGED OUT THEIR DIFFERENCES AT A POLITICAL POWER PARTY ON MARTHA'S VINEYARD LAST NIGHT.

BUT THE PRESS WAS NOT THERE TO RECORD THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED RECONCILIATION.

THE FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE MADE HEADLINES BY CRITICIZING HER ONE-TIME POLITICAL RIVAL'S FOREIGN POLICY, BUT QUICKLY APOLOGIZED. Return to index of stories...


CLINTON OBAMA TENSIONS-SOTVO


"we are committed to the values and the interests and the security of our country together. We have disagreements as any partners and friends."

IN A RECENT INTERVIEW WITH THE ATLANTIC MAGAZINE, CLINTON APPEARED TO SET HERSELF APART FROM OBAMA ON FOREIGN POLICY. Return to index of stories...


CAPE FSA-OTS


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

NBC2 LEARNED CAPE CORAL JUST SENT OUT THE 2015 FIRE PROTECTION SERVICE ASSESSMENT NOTICE TO HOMEOWNERS.

BUT HERE'S THE DEAL - THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT STILL HASN'T RULED WHETHER THE ASSESSMENT IS LEGAL.

THE CITY PLANS TO KEEP THE MONEY IN AN ESCROW ACCOUNT UNTIL THE COURT MAKES A DECISION. Return to index of stories...


SANIBEL CAUSEWAY REPAIRS-TRX-OC-VO


AN NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT FOR DRIVERS WHO USE THE SANIBEL CAUSEWAY.

CREWS PLAN TO MAKE SOME REPAIRS STARTING MONDAY, THE 18TH.

EXPERTS FOUND SOME CRACKS DURING EARLIER INSPECTIONS.

CREWS WILL SEAL THOSE, AND ALSO WORK TO KEEP SALTWATER FROM GETTING INTO THE STEEL.

THE PROJECT IS SUPPOSED TO WRAP UP BY SEPTEMBER 30TH.

THEY DON'T EXPECT TO CLOSE ANY LANES, JUST SHIFT THEM.

THE COUNTY INSISTS THERE'S NO NEED TO WORRY.

THE CAUSEWAY IS STRUCTURALLY SOUND AND REMAINS SAFE. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO SIDEWALKS-OTS-VO


THIS MORNING A NEIGHBORHOOD IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY IS SPLIT BY A SIDEWALK.

SOME SAY ADDING ONE WOULD IMPROVE THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE.

OTHERS WORRY IT WOULD RUIN THEIR PROPERTY.

IF THE LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX PASSES IN NOVEMBER, THE CITY OF PUNTA GORDA WILL RECEIVE 2 MILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY FOR SIX YEARS.

THEY REACHED OUT TO THE COMMUNITY FOR IDEAS ON WHAT TO DO WITH THE MONEY.

AFTER HEARING FROM RESIDENTS --CONSTRUCTION OF A SIDEWALK ALONG MACEDONIA DRIVE IN BURNT SORE ISLES, WAS PLACED ON THE PROJECT LIST.

BUT NOT ALL NEIGHBORS WANT ONE. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO SIDEWALKS-SOTVO


"A lot of the concern is that people won't even be able to park their automobile in their own driveway because you'll have the path breaking up the drive.

RESIDENTS WHO DON'T MIND THE SIDEWALK SAY IT'LL IMPROVE PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

BUT, THE COUNCIL VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO REMOVE THE MACEDONIA PROJECT FROM THEIR PROPOSED LIST. Return to index of stories...


FMB LIGHTNING-OC-SS-VO


NOW AN NBC-2 UPDATE ON INSTALLING A LIGHTNING DETECTION SYSTEM ON THE ENTIRE ESTERO ISLAND.

LAST MONTH, SCOTT WILCOX DIED FROM A LIGHTNING STRIKE ON THE BEACH.

THESE TWO LEHIGH ACRES TEENS WERE INJURED, BUT SURVIVED.

YESTERDAY THE FORT MYERS BEACH SAFETY COMMITTEE AGREED THEY WILL CONTINUE TO ENCOURAGE COUNCIL TO APPROVE THE WARNING SYSTEM.

THE EQUIPMENT WOULD DETECT LIGHTNING UP TO 10 MILES AWAY AND ACTIVATE SIRENS.

THE EQUIPMENT IS EXPECTED TO COST 130 THOUSAND DOLLARS.

NEXT, THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HAS TO PRESENT THEIR IDEA TO COUNCIL MEMBERS.

THEN COUNCIL MEMBERS WILL VOTE ON IT.

WE EXPECT THAT TO HAPPEN NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


KEVIN WARD FUNERAL-OTS-VO


LOOKING NOW TO A SOLUMN DAY AHEAD ---

A FUNERAL WILL BE HELD THIS MORNING NEAR SYRACUSE, NEW YORK FOR RACE CAR DRIVER KEVIN WARD JUNIOR.

HE WAS WAS HIT AND KILLED SATURDAY BY A RACE CAR DRIVEN BY NASCAR CHAMPION TONY STEWART.

THE ACCIDENT SPARKED CONTROVERSY AFTER A BUMP FROM STEWART SENT WARD'S CAR SPINNING INTO THE WALL.

THE 20-YEAR-OLD WARD CLIMBED OUT, GESTURING ANGRILY.

WARD WAS THROWN THROUGH THE AIR AS FANS WATCHED IN HORROR.

WARD'S FATHER IS CRITIZING STEWART FOR BEING THE ONLY DRIVER THAT APPARENTLY DIDN'T NOTICE WARD.

NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES. Return to index of stories...


NATL FLOWER CONTEST-OC-SS (2)


TALK ABOUT AN EVENT TO BRIGHTEN YOUR DAY!

CLOSE TO 400 OF THE NATION'S TOP FLORISTS, DESIGNERS AND GROWERS WILL BE IN MARCO ISLAND FOR THE 130TH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FLORISTS.

JUST LOOK AT THESE AMAZING PIECES OF ART!

YOU'RE INVITED TO COME ON OUT TO SEE 5-THOUSAND BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS IN ONE ROOM

EXPERT JUDGES WILL CROWN BEST IN SHOW, BEST IN CLASS, AND PRESENT RIBBONS TO DOZENS MORE.

YOU CAN EVEN VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE TO WIN THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE HONOR.

THE EVENT IS TODAY, TOMORROW AND SATURDAY AT THE MARCO ISLAND MARRIOT. Return to index of stories...


QUARTER HOUR PUSH-2SHOT-VO


TOO MUCH WATER OR GATORADE COULD KILL YOU.

IT JUST HAPPENED TO A HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER.

BUT HOW MUCH DID HE DRINK?

PLUS, KICKED OFF A PLANE BECAUSE YOU *LOOK SICK.

IT JUST HAPPENED TO A 72 YEAR OLD WOMAN IN JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA. AND NOW HER FAMILY WANTS ANSWERS FROM DELTA AIRLINES. YOUR TIME RIGHT NOW. HALEY? Return to index of stories...


FIRST ALERT DOPPLER TEASE-OMNI or WALL


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BREAK FOUR 6:38:53 AM


HIT TIME 6:38:53

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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


GOOD MORNING! IN NAPLES, DEPUTIES ARE PATROLLING VANDERBILT DRIVE AND RETREAT DRIVE. TRAVELING SOUTH, I-75 AND U.S. 41 ARE ALL CLEAR. I'M SEEING MINOR SLOWDOWNS ON DAVIS BLVD. TRAFFIC IS MOVING AT 23 MILES PER HOUR. NATASHA VERMA HERE WITH YOUR NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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MANHOLE BLAST NASHVILLE-OC-VO


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS MUST-SEE VIDEO OUT OF NASHVILLE ---

A TRANKER TRUCK CARRYING FUEL CRASHED AND EXPLODED WEDNESDAY. SENDING THOUSANDS OF GALLONS OF FUEL INTO A STORM SEWER.

SOON AFTER THE INITIAL EXPLOSION, GAS AND DIESEL IN SEWER LINES TRIGGERED SEVERAL SECONDARY EXPLOSIONS, BLOWING MANHOLE COVERS AND SENDING FLAMES SHOOTING IN THE AIR.

EMERGENCY OFFICIALS STRESSED THAT DRINKING WATER WAS NOT AFFECTED BY THE SPILL.

THE TANKER DRIVER MADE IT OUT WITH MINOR INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


ROBIN WILLIAMS AUTOPSY-OC-VO


THIS MORNING THE CORONER INVESTIGATING ROBIN WILLIAMS' DEATH SAYS THE AUTOPSY WILL TAKE WEEKS TO COMPLETE.

JUST LAST NIGHT THE MARQUEES OF BROADWAY THEATERS IN NEW YORK WERE DIMMED IN HIS MEMORY.

ROBIN WILLIAMS PASSED AWAY ON MONDAY OF APPARENT SUICIDE AT THE AGE OF 63.

HIS THREE CHILDREN - ZACHARY, ZELDA, AND CODY RELEASED STATEMENTS ECHOING THE SADNESS AND CONFUSION EXPERIENCED ACROSS THE NATION.

JUST YESTERDAY ZELDA SHUT DOWN HER TWITTER AND INSTRAGRAM ACCOUNTS AFTER NASTY COMMENTS AND PHOTOS WERE POSTED. Return to index of stories...


MISSION TO END SEX VIOLENCE-OC-VO


THIS MORNING ONE TEEN'S GOAL TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE IS BECOMING GLOBAL.

NBC-2 SAT DOWN WITH PORT CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL GRAD, 18 YEAR OLD JOEL DAVIS--WHO SAYS, HIS GOAL IS TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR SEXUAL VIOLENCE.

DAVIS SAYS, HIS INTEREST BECAME A PASSION LAST YEAR, WHILE WORKING WITH A HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION.

IN JUNE HE ATTENDED THE GLOBAL SUMMIT ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN LONDON---AS THE ONLY U.S. YOUTH DELEGATE.

JUST LAST MONTH, HE STARTED AN ORGANIZATION CALLED: YOUTH TO END SEXUAL VIOLENCE---TO EDUCATE TEENAGERS ACROSS THE GLOBE *WHAT SEXUAL VIOLENCE IS---AND THE MESSAGE HAS GONE GLOBAL---BUT NOT WITHOUT A FEW CHALLENGES. Return to index of stories...


MISSION TO END SEX VIOLENCE-SOTVO


2:24:54-2:25:01

They look at me and say that's really cute that you care about this

issue but come back in 20 years. But the problem is we don't have 20

more years.

DAVIS STARTS COLLEGE IN TWO WEEKS,

BUT SAYS, HE WILL CONTINUE HIS WORK IN EDUCATING YOUNG PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE. Return to index of stories...


FOOTBALL PLAYER DEATH-OTS-SS-SOT-SS


NEW DETAILS THIS MORNING ON THE DEATH OF A HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER IN NORTH FLORIDA.

THIS A 14-YEAR-OLD WILLIAM SHOGRAN JR.

HE COLLAPSED AND DIED YESTERDAY DURING HIS FOOTBALL CAMP JUST NORTHEAST OF GAINESVILLE.

HIS COACHES SAID HE WAS HOT AND STARTED TO FEEL SICK SO THEY SAT HIM DOWN-

THAT'S WHEN HE GOT SICK.

RIGHT NOW,

WE'RE HEARING THE 9-1-1 PHONE CALL ONE OF THE COACHES MADE IMMEDIATLY AFTER THAT HAPPENED.

59- 1:10

Coach: "I've got a football player at a camp that's suffering heat issues."

Dispatcher "Is he awake?"

Coach: Ummm they've got water on him."

THE MEDICAL EXAMINER IS LOOKING TO SEE IF HE HAD ANY MEDICAL CONDITIONS THAT MAY HAVE LEAD TO HIS DEATH.

HE'S THE SON OF A FLORIDA STATE TROOPER. Return to index of stories...


TOO MUCH WATER AND GATORADE-OC-SS


AND THIS IS SHOCKING.

A GEORGIA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER IS DEAD AFTER DRINKING TOO MUCH FLUID DURING PRACTICE.

RELATIVES OF 17-YEAR-OLD ZYREES OLIVER HAD HIM REMOVED FROM LIFE SUPPORT EARLY MONDAY.

HE HAD NO BRAIN ACTIVITY.

RELATIVES SAY HE WAS COMPLAINING OF CRAMPING DURING FOOTBALL PRACTICE.

THE TEEN DRANK TWO GALLONS OF WATER AND TWO MORE GALLONS OF GATORADE.

DOCTORS SAY HE SUFFERED MASSIVE SWELLING AROUND THE BRAIN FROM OVER-HYDRATION. Return to index of stories...


KICKED OFF PLANE-OC-SOTVO


THIS IS A BIZARRE STORY OUT OF JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.

A WOMAN. SUZANNE HAYS. SAYS A CREW MEMBER KICKED HER OFF AN AIRPLANE AFTER ANOTHER PASSENGER CLAIMED SHE WAS SICK AND CONTAGIOUS.

HAYS SAYS SHE IS NEITHER.

S/ Suzanne Hays/ Kicked off plane

"The girl came back and said they moved us because you might be contagious." WHITE FLASH "I started crying and crying."

THIS ALL STARTED WHEN A PASSENGER WHO WAS NEXT TO HAYS DECIDED TO TALK TO THE AIRLINE CREW ABOUT HER LOOKING TIRED AND DROWSY.

THAT'S WHEN THE CREW CAME UP AND MOVED HAYS, SAYING SHE MIGHT BE CONTAGIOUS.

THE 72 YEAR OLD SAID SHE WAS DEVASTATED.

AND HER DAUGHTER WANTS ANSWERS. Return to index of stories...


KICKED OFF PLANE-SOTVO


Sherri Toth/ Daughter :32 -:35 "My heart sank, I was speechless." WHITE FLASH

"I don't understand what they were thinking."

S/ Suzanne Hays/ Kicked off plane

"I was begging them don't throw me off this plane I have to get to my son."

HAYS SAYS SHE LEFT THE AIRCRAFT AND SAT IN THE AIRPORT FOR ANOTHER HOUR AND A HALF BEFORE SHE WAS PLACED ON THE NEXT DELTA FLIGHT TO ORLANDO.

DELTA AIRLINES SAYS IT JUST LEARNED OF THE INCIDENT AND IS INVESTIGATING THE MATTER. Return to index of stories...


WHAT'S TRENDING 2DAY-SSTOPS-SOTVO


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

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE GETS DRENCHED IN ICE COLD WATER. FOR A GOOD CAUSE, OF COURSE.

"i am accepting the als ice bucket challange."

THE SINGER IS TAKING PART IN THE ICE BUCKET CHALLANGE--A SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN THAT AIMS TO RAISE AWARENESS AND MONEY TO FIGHT LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE, OR ALS.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

WELL, YOU DUMP A BUCKET OF ICE-COLD WATER OVER YOUR HEAD, THEN YOU CHALLENGE A FRIEND TO EITHER DO THE SAME OR DONATE MONEY, OR BOTH!

WHO DID JUSTIN CHALLENGE?YOU GUESSED IT, HIS BUDDY JIMMY FALLON. Return to index of stories...


COVERAGE PROMISE-2SHOT-VO-OMNI


TIME NOW IS--

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

INCLUDING A MASSIVE POLICE SEARCH OVERNIGHT IN LEE COUNTY, AFTER TWO MEN ESCAPE A HALFWAY HOUSE.

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...


BREAK FIVE 6:49:12 AM


HIT TIME 6:49:12 AM

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


LIVE PIC BUMP track #23-LIVE


YOU'RE LOOKING AT A LIVE SHOT OF. 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


THIS IS A LIVE LOOK AT I-75 SOUTH AND COLONIAL BLVD. WHERE I'M NOT SEEING ANY MAJOR DELAYS THIS MORNING. I-75 AND U.S. 41 ARE **ALL CLEAR.** IF YOU TAKE GLADIOLUS TO WORK, LISTEN UP. HEAVY DELAYS EASTBOUND FROM MCGREGOR BLVD TO U.S. 41. THAT'S YOUR NBC 2 TRAFFIC ALERT. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC BILLBOARD-CLIP


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TODAY SHOW TEASE-BNR SOTTOPS


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


FEMALE MATH WHIZ-OC-SS-OC


THIS IS SOMETHING WOMEN AND GIRLS CAN REALLY LOOK UP TO.

THE FIRST WOMAN EVER JUST WON THE PRESTIGIOUS FIELDS MEDAL, CONSIDERED TO BE THE EQUIVALENT OF MATHEMATICS' NOBEL PRIZE.

THE FIELDS MEDAL IS GIVEN EVERY FOUR YEARS.

YOU CAN ONLY BE AWARDED IT ONCE.

AND ALL PAST 52 MEDALISTS HAVE BEEN MEN.

SHE COMPLETED HIGH SCHOOL AND HER UNDERGRAD IN TEHRAN, IRAN. BEFORE GETTING HER P-H-D FROM HARVARD UNIVERSITY.

SHE THEN BECOME A RESEARCH FELLOW AND PROFESSOR AT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY.

SHE'S NOW A MATHEMATICS PROFESSOR AT STANDFORD.

SHE SAYS MORE WOMEN NEED TO BE IN THE ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES OF S-T-E-M. SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH. SOMETHING MANY SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SCHOOLS ARE FOCUSING HEAVILY WHEN CLASS STARTS ON MONDAY. Return to index of stories...


TIGER WOODS OUT-OC-VO


TIGER WOODS JUST ANNOUNCED THAT HE'LL NOT BE PARTICIPATING NEXT MONTH'S RYDER CUP.

WOODS RELEASED A STATEMENT CITING HIS RECENT BACK ISSUES AS THE REASON THAT HE'S WITHDRAWING HIMSELF FROM CONSIDERATION FOR TEAM U-S-A.

WOODS WITHDREW FROM THE FINAL ROUND OF THE W-G-C BRIDGESTONE DUE TO BACK ISSUES AND FAILED TO MAKE THE CUT AT LAST WEEKEND'S P-G-A CHAMPIONSHIP. Return to index of stories...


EXPENSIVE HOTDOG-OC-SS


THIS IS QUITE THE FOODIE FIND THIS MORNING ---

A FOOD TRUCK IN SEATTLE IS SELLING THE WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE HOT DOG.

IT'S A FOOT LONG SMOKED CHEESE BRATWURST, WITH TOPPINGS THAT INCLUDE GRILLED ONIONS, MUSHROOMS, FOIE GRAS, SHAVED BLACK TRUFFLES, AND CAVIAR. ALL FOR 169 DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS NFM PED HIT-SSTOPS-VO


YOUR TIME NOW IS--

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

RIGHT NOW WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT A SERIOUS CRASH OVERNIGHT.

A WOMAN WAS HIT BY A CAR AT THE CORNER OF BAYSHORE ROAD AND HART ROAD IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

IT HAPPENED AROUND 9:30 WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

THE WOMAN WAS TAKEN TO LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WITH LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


TS HALFWAY HOUSE ESCAPEES-VOTOPS


TWO MEN ARE NOW IN CUSTODY AFTER ESCAPING A HALFWAY HOUSE IN LEE COUNTY.

OVERNIGHT POLICE SEARCHED ON FOOT WITH K9'S AND A CHOPPER IN THE AIR NEAR STATE ROAD 82 AND FORUM BOULEVARD.

THE DUO MAY HAVE ESCAPED FROM A TRANSITIONAL LIVING FACILITY IN THE ORTIZ-COLONIAL BOULEVARD AREA.

WE ARE WORKING TO CONFIRM THAT.

F-M-P-D AND L-C-S-O WORKED TOGETHER DURING THIS SEARCH, BUT F-M-P-D IS INVESTIGATING. Return to index of stories...


TS CAPE WATER ISSUES-VOTOPS


SOME CAPE CORAL HOMEOWNERS ARE FED UP WITH SEVERAL CITY PROJECTS HAPPENING AT THE SAME TIME.

THE PROJECTS ARE DESIGNED TO IMPROVE WATER PRESSURE --

AND REDUCE THE EFFECTS OF WATER MAIN BREAKS.

BUT SOME NEIGHBORS ARE DEALING WITH DISRUPTIONS IN SERVICE -

AND BOIL WATER NOTICES.

CITY LEADERS SAY THOSE BOIL WATER NOTICES ARE USUALLY LIFTED WITHIN A WEEK. Return to index of stories...


TS LEE STANDARDIZED TESTING-VOTOPS


STANDARDIZED TESTING IN LEE COUNTY SCHOOL COULD SOON BE A THING OF THE PAST.

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS SAY STATE REGULATIONS ARE NOT CLEAR.

BUT THERE COULD BE A LOOP HOLE.

IF ENOUGH PARENTS OPT OUT OF TESTING,

AND SCHOOLS DON'T MEET THE 95 PERCENT PARTICIPATION RATE,

LEGALLY -- THEY BELIEVE THERE WOULD NOT BE ANY PUNISHMENT TO THE DISTRICT. Return to index of stories...


TS HEARTS AND HOMES FOR VETERANS-CGTOPS


A SPECIAL EVENT HAPPENING TODAY TO HELP OUT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA VETERANS.

A LEE COUNTY ORGANIZATION CALLED HEARTS AND HOMES FOR VETERANS WILL HOLD AN EVENT AT 10:00 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING AT ECHO PARK IN CAPE CORAL.

IT WILL PRESENT A USED POLICE VAN BY LEE COUNTY SHERIFF MIKE SCOTT.

SCOTT SAYS THE VAN WAS USED TO HAUL AROUND PRISONERS.

NOW IT WILL BE USED TO TRANSPORT OUR HEROES.

CONGRESSMAN CURT CLAWSON WILL ALSO SPEAK AT THE EVENT. 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...


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