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WEATHER-CLIP MO CONSUMER ALERT-MO
FIRST WEATHER-CHROMA MACYS CLOSING-VOTOPS
MO BREAKING-MO RED SOX NATIONAL ANTHEM-KEY
TIMES SQUARE-VOTOPS TZ2 B) Weather-TOUCH
CAPE MAY-VOTOPS TZ2 A) VACATION RENTALS-TRX-VO
SCITUATE-VOTOPS WEATHER OPEN-CLIP
WINTER STORM-SQBOX FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
WINTER STORM-TOUCH VACATION RENTALS-KEY
WINTER STORM-PKG VACATION RENTALS-PKG
WINTER STORM-TOUCH VACATION RENTALS-CAM
MO BREAKING-MO MO CRIME ALERT-MO
DOW 25000-KEY DUI DAD-SS-OC
OFFSHORE DRILLING-KEY ROMANCE SCAM-KEY
MARIJUANA RULES-VOTOPS-OC COMPUTER CHIP FLAW-VOTOPS
TRUMP TODAY-KEY CHICAGO THROWS AWAY HOMELESS ITEMS-NATSVO
TRUMP TODAY-PKG CHICAGO THROWS AWAY HOMELESS ITEMS-SOTVO
TRUMP TODAY-CAM EXPENSIVE VODKA BOTTLE STOLEN-VO
MO CAPE CORAL-MO CHOCOLATE TO GO AWAY-VO
SERIOUS ATV-ZMMAP NEW PARKINSONS TEST-VOTOPS
PLACIDO MORENO TORRES TRIAL DATE SET-SS-OC US FIGURE SKATING-VO
MO TRAFFIC-MO TZ3 A) COLD AGRICULTURE-TRX, SOTVOTOPS
CAUSEWAY TO CLOSE-ZMMAPTOPS TZ3 B) CAPE IGUANAS-VOTOPS
WINNING LOTTERY TICKET-KEY TOSS TO JOE-SQBOX
POWERBALL-VOTOPS-OC CAPE IGUANAS-AUX
INCREASED BEACH TROLLY SERVICE-BNR CAPE IGUANAS-PKG
TZ1 A) COLD FIRE SEASON-TRX, SOTTOPS CAPE IGUANAS-AUX
TZ1 B) SAN DIEGO FLU-VOTOPS SELL THE 6PM-CLIP
TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-TOUCH A) COLD FIRE SEASON-SOTVOTOPS
LOCAL FLU NUMBERS-KEY B) COLD MOSQUITOES-SOTTOPS
SAN DIEGO FLU-VOTOPS OUT TIME
HUGE GUN STASH ARREST-VO  


WEATHER-CLIP


CLIP WEATHER Return to index of stories...


FIRST WEATHER-CHROMA


After reaching the upper 30s this morning for many places, we will do it again tonight and the following night. Most of SWFL is under a freeze warning which means temperatures will most likely be at or below freezing. Tomorrow will be sunny, dry and cool with temperatures in the low 60s by the afternoon and less wind. Friday night will be another night in the 30s followed by a sunny cool Saturday. Sunday will begin our warm up ahead of a cold front that may bring a few showers on Tuesday. 80s are in the forecast by mid next week. Return to index of stories...


MO BREAKING-MO


MO BREAKING Return to index of stories...


TIMES SQUARE-VOTOPS


NBC2 WITH BREAKING NEWS ON THE INTENSE WINTER WEATHER GRIPPING THE EAST COAST.

THIS IS VIDEO FROM NEW YORK'S TIMES SQUARE.

ALMOST A COMPLETE WHITEOUT AND UNRECOGNIZABLE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE MAY-VOTOPS


JUST A FEW MILES SOUTH IN CAPE MAY NEW JERSEY. A SIMILAR STORY.

WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND HEAVY SNOW ALONG THE JERSEY SHORE. Return to index of stories...


SCITUATE-VOTOPS


AND TAKE A LOOK AT THIS-

BIG WAVES POUNDING THE COAST IN SCITUATE, MASSACHUSETTS-

BETWEEN CAPE COD AND BOSTON.

PEOPLE ALONG THE WATER HAVE BEEN TOLD TO EVACUATE THEIR HOMES-

BEING WARNED ABOUT SHRAPNEL MADE OF ICE COMING OFF THE BEACH. Return to index of stories...


WINTER STORM-SQBOX


THIS SO CALLED BOMB CYCLONE WINTER STORM IS CAUSING SEVERE WEATHER FROM FLORIDA TO MAINE!

IT'S CAUSING FREEZING RAIN, SNOW. EVEN HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS.

METEOROLOGIST ALLYSON RAE SHOWS US HOW THE STORM IS MAKING LIFE TOUGH FOR SO MANY PEOPLE. Return to index of stories...


WINTER STORM-TOUCH


THE EAST COAST IS GETTING BLANKETED BY SNOW.

FROM VIRGINIA TO MAINE -- MORE THAN 13 MILLION PEOPLE ARE UNDER BLIZZARD WARNINGS.

ALREADY -- AT LEAST 16 PEOPLE HAVE DIED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER. Return to index of stories...


WINTER STORM-PKG


THE SNOW CAME AND THE FLOOD WATERS FOLLOWED.

A MIDDAY HIGH TIDE. RIGHT WHEN SNOW AND WIND BECAME THE MOST INTENSE SENT STORM SURGE CRASHING AGAINST HOMES IN SCITUATE ON THE MASSACHUSETTS SOUTH SHORE.

"I've never seen this before and this is really cool, and crazy to see these waves like this."

STORM SURGE RUSHED ASHORE IN DOWNTOWN BOSTON TURNING STATE STREET INTO A RIVER OF ICE AND SLUSH.

MANY TOWNS WITH LOW LYING AREAS REPORTED ONGOING RESCUES OF PEOPLE CAUGHT OFF GUARD.

IN ALL, UP TO 16 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED IN BOSTON. MORE IN NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND. BUT LOCALS ARE TAKING IT IN STRIDE.

"Just seems like another winter day."

THE RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING STORM LEFT NEW YORK CITY UNDER A BLANKET OF WHITE… SCHOOL CHILDREN THERE GOT A RARE SNOW DAY.

BUT OFFICIALS WORRIED MORE ABOUT THE WIND THAN THE SNOW.

New York :50 -:54

"Mother Nature can bring a severity that is beyond your control".

THE CLEANUP WILL TAKE DAYS IN PARTS OF THE SOUTH.

NORTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR ROY COOPER SAYS THREE PEOPLE HAVE DIED FROM THE STORM THERE.

North Carolina 1:03 - 1:06

"Our biggest concern now is the freezing temperatures that will linger."

THE FIRST WINTER BLAST OF 2018.

CAUSING HAVOC FOR MILLIONS. FROM FLORIDA TO CANADA AND EVERYWHERE IN BETWEEN. Return to index of stories...


WINTER STORM-TOUCH


AIRPORTS THROUGHOUT THE NORTHEAST ARE TECHNICALLY "OPEN" BUT THERE HAVE BEEN MORE THAN FOUR THOUSAND FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS TODAY. VERY FEW FLIGHTS LEAVING OR ARRIVING IN THE NORTHEAST TODAY. Return to index of stories...


MO BREAKING-MO


MO BREAKING Return to index of stories...


DOW 25000-KEY


BREAKING NEWS TONIGHT.

THE DOW JONES CLOSED ABOVE 25 THOUSAND FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER.

THIS COMES JUST WEEKS AFTER ITS FIRST CLOSE ABOVE 24 THOUSAND.

TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES AND BANKS ARE LEADING THE CHARGE-

WITH BANKS BENEFITING FROM HIGHER BOND YIELDS-

ALLOWING THEM TO CHARGE HIGHER INTEREST RATES. Return to index of stories...


OFFSHORE DRILLING-KEY


THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCING A MAJOR INCREASE IN OFFSHORE OIL DRILLING. INCLUDING IN THE GULF OF MEXICO.

AND FLORIDA'S DELEGATION IS NOT HAPPY ABOUT IT.

ALREADY CONGRESSMAN FRANCIS ROONEY, AS WELL AS SENATORS BILL NELSON AND MARCO RUBIO, HAVE SPOKEN OUT AGAINST THE PLAN.

AND IN A RARE MOVE. GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT SAYS HE'S FIRMLY AGAINST THE PLAN. AND IS ASKING FOR A MEETING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

HE'S WORRIED ABOUT OIL DRILLING HURTING TOURISM AND DAMAGING THE ENVIRONMENT.

YOU MAY REMEMBER THE GOVERNOR WAS THE HEAD OF A PRO-TRUMP POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE DURING THE CAMPAIGN. Return to index of stories...


MARIJUANA RULES-VOTOPS-OC


SOME MORE BIG DEVELOPMENTS TODAY FROM THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION.

ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF SESSIONS IS PLANNING TO END THE POLICY THAT ESSENTIALLY LEGALIZED MARIJUANA.

THE CHANGE WILL ALLOW FOR EACH STATE'S U.S. ATTORNEYS TO DECIDE WHETHER TO AGGRESSIVELY ENFORCE THE FEDERAL MARIJUANA LAW. EVEN IF IT'S ALREADY BEEN MADE LEGAL IN THEIR STATE.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA IS CURRENTLY LEGAL IN FLORIDA AND THERE'S A DISPENSARY IN NORTH FORT MYERS. Return to index of stories...


TRUMP TODAY-KEY


THE WHITE HOUSE IS TRYING TO STOP THE RELEASE OF A NEW TELL ALL BOOK ABOUT THE FIRST FEW MONTHS OF THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION.

THE AUTHOR WAS GIVEN INCREDIBLE ACCESS TO MAJOR PLAYERS IN THE WEST WING.BUT NOW THE PRESIDENT SAYS THE BOOK IS COMPLETE FANTASY. Return to index of stories...


TRUMP TODAY-PKG


TRUE TO ITS TITLE - THE NEW TELL-ALL BOOK BRINGING MORE "FIRE AND FURY" -

BETWEEN PRESIDENT TRUMP - AND FORMER TOP ADVISER- STEVE BANNON.

"I don't talk to him. I don't talk to him."

AFTER A SCATHING STATEMENT YESTERDAY - TODAY - THE PRESIDENT WITH A COOLER RESPONSE TO BANNON'S CRITICAL QUOTES ABOUT TRUMP AND HIS FAMILY.

"He called me a 'great man' - last night so you know - he obviously changed his tune pretty quick."

IN FACT - BANNON SAID THIS DURING A RADIO SHOW THIS MORNING -

".There's nobody we think higher of than President Trump and the agenda. So let's not let the left-wing media stir that up."

BUT HE NOTABLY - DID *NOT* DENY CALLING A TRUMP TOWER MEETING BETWEEN THE PRESIDENT'S SON AND A RUSSIAN ATTORNEY - TREASONOUS AND UNPATRIOTIC.

NOR DID HE DENY SAYING - THE RUSSIA INVESTIGATION WOULD CRACK DONALD TRUMP *JUNIOR* - LIKE AN EGG.

THE PRESIDENT'S LAWYERS - WARNING BANNON - LEGAL ACTION IS IMMINENT.

WITH A SIMILAR CEASE AND DESIST LETTER TO THE BOOK'S PUBLISHER AND AUTHOR.

".creating more jobs"

TODAY - THE PRESIDENT MADE A RARE - VIDEO - APPEARANCE IN THE WHITE HOUSE BRIEFING ROOM.

HIS SPOKESWOMAN INSISTING - AMERICANS ARE MORE INTERESTED IN THINGS LIKE THE ECONOMY.

"I don't think they really care about some trash that an author no one had ever heard of until today or a fired employee wants to peddle." Return to index of stories...


TRUMP TODAY-CAM


THE BOOK WAS SUPPOSED TO COME OUT NEXT WEEK.BUT THE PUBLISHER WANTED TO CAPITALIZE ON ALL THE BUZZ.AND DECIDED TO RELEASE IT TOMORROW - FOUR DAYS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE. Return to index of stories...


MO CAPE CORAL-MO


MO CAPE CORAL Return to index of stories...


SERIOUS ATV-ZMMAP


FROM OUR CAPE CORAL NEWS TEAM: A MAN IS SERIOUSLY HURT AFTER CRASHING HIS A-T-V INTO A BERM NEAR A CANAL. FLYING INTO THE AIR. AND THEN LANDING- UNCONSCIOUS IN THE WATER.

THIS HAPPENED LAST NIGHT NEAR NORTH EAST 13TH LANE AND NORTH EAST 21ST AVENUE.

FORTUNATELY A NEIGHBOR WAS CLOSE BY. JUMPED INTO THE WATER AND PULLED DE'ONTE MITCHELL TO SAFETY.

HE'S CURRENTLY IN THE HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


PLACIDO MORENO TORRES TRIAL DATE SET-SS-OC


THE TRIAL DATE IS NOW SET FOR A LEHIGH ACRES MAN WHO SAYS HE KILLED HIS WIFE AND NEIGHBOR IN SELF DEFENSE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY PLACIDO TORRES WAS ARGUING WITH HIS WIFE WHEN A NEIGHBOR CAME OVER TO HELP.

THAT'S WHEN TORRES GRABBED A GUN AND BEGAN SHOOTING.

HE'S CLAIMING *STAND YOUR GROUND-

AS HIS DEFENSE.

HIS TRIAL WILL BEGIN ON THE 17TH. Return to index of stories...


MO TRAFFIC-MO


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CAUSEWAY TO CLOSE-ZMMAPTOPS


AN NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT.

THE SANIBEL CAUSEWAY IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE FOR A SHORT TIME TOMORROW-

A MOBILE HOME WILL BE MOVED ONTO THE ISLAND AND IT'S GOING TO TAKE UP ALL THE LANES.

THE MOVE WILL HAPPEN SOMETIME BETWEEN TEN 30 IN THE MORNING AND TWO 30 IN THE AFTERNOON. Return to index of stories...


WINNING LOTTERY TICKET-KEY


SOMEONE IN NORTH FORT MYERS IS 11 MILLION DOLLARS RICHER.

SOMEONE PURCHASED A WINNING FLORIDA LOTTO TICKET FROM THE WINN DIXIE ON BAYSHORE ROAD. Return to index of stories...


POWERBALL-VOTOPS-OC


WE'RE STILL WAITING FOR THE NEXT BIG POWERBALL WINNER.

THERE WAS NO GRAND PRIZE WINNER IN LAST NIGHT'S DRAWING.

THE NEXT DRAWING WILL BE SATURDAY NIGHT FOR AN ESTIMATED 550 MILLION DOLLARS.

MEANWHILE, MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT IS NOW OVER FOUR HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


INCREASED BEACH TROLLY SERVICE-BNR


A QUICK HEADS UP-

STARTING TODAY LEE TRAN IS INCREASING THE NUMBER OF BUSES-

AND ROUTES HEADED TO FORT MYERS BEACH.

THIS IS FOR THE BUSY TOURISM SEASON.

YOU CAN FIND FIND THE FULL SCHEDULE ON OUR WEBSITE-

NBC DASH TWO DOT COM.

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


TZ1 A) COLD FIRE SEASON-TRX, SOTTOPS


"debris much of it from the hurricane paired with dry cold air making for a difficult brush fire season. What to know and how to prepare tonight at 6." Return to index of stories...


TZ1 B) SAN DIEGO FLU-VOTOPS


AND-

THE FLU SEASON IS GETTING SO BAD-

HOSPITALS ARE SETTING UP TENTS TO HANDLE ALL THE PATIENTS. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 C) WEATHER TEASE-TOUCH


Return to index of stories...

LOCAL FLU NUMBERS-KEY


FLU SEASON IS HITTING-

AND IT'S HITTING HARD.

AS WE FIRST TOLD YOU YESTERDAY AT FIVE-

LEE HEALTH HAS REPORTED 330 CONFIRMED FLU CASES IN THE LAST 3 DAYS.

LAST YEAR AT THIS TIME-- THAT NUMBER WAS 140. Return to index of stories...


SAN DIEGO FLU-VOTOPS


AND IT'S NOT JUST HERE-

36 STATES ARE SEEING WIDESPREAD FLU ACTIVITY

IN SAN DIEGO IT'S GOTTEN SO BAD-

DOCTORS HAVE SET UP A SPECIAL TENT OUTSIDE THE E-R TO JUST HANDLE FLU PATIENTS.

THEY SAY THEY'RE SEEING UP TO AN EXTRA 150 PATIENTS WITH THE FLU EVERY DAY.

THE LAST TIME THEY HAD TO SET UP A TENT LIKE THIS WAS IN 2009 WITH H-1-N-1. Return to index of stories...


HUGE GUN STASH ARREST-VO


A WOMAN WITH MORE THAN 80 GUNS WAS ARRESTED IN SOUTH DAKOTA.

DEPUTIES SAY ARTIS KATTENBERG EVEN HAD A FORTIFIED BUNKER IN HER BASEMENT.

ALONG WITH THE GUNS, SHE HAD THOUSANDS OF ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION-

AND TACTICAL VESTS.

POLICE LOOKED INTO HER AFTER SHE AND HER SON BEGAN TAKING GUNS TO CHURCH.

THEY BELIEVE SHE MAY HAVE MENTAL ILLNESS. Return to index of stories...


MO CONSUMER ALERT-MO


MO CONSUMER ALERT Return to index of stories...


MACYS CLOSING-VOTOPS


MACY'S IS CUTTING THOUSANDS OF JOBS-

AND CLOSING EVEN MORE STORES.

THE RETAILER ANNOUNCED TODAY-

IT PLANS TO CLOSE SEVEN LOCATIONS-

INCLUDING AT LEAST ONE IN FLORIDA.

LAST SUMMER, MACY'S SAID IT WOULD CLOSE 100 STORES ACROSS THE COUNTRY. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX NATIONAL ANTHEM-KEY


THE BOSTON RED SOX NEED A FEW GOOD SINGERS.

THEY'RE LOOKING FOR NEW TALENT TO SING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM FOR THEIR SPRING TRAINING SEASON.

TRYOUTS WILL BE HELD ON THE 23RD AND 24TH OF THIS MONTH.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO AUDITION AT JET BLUE PARK.

THEY NEED TO FILL SPOTS FOR 18 GAMES. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 B) Weather-TOUCH


ALLYSON WX TOUCH Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A) VACATION RENTALS-TRX-VO


HL TRX 5:30

DO YOU OWN-

OR EVER USE A VACATION RENTAL?

NEXT AT FIVE 30-

THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS CONSIDERING MAJOR CHANGES THAT COULD AFFECT YOU. Return to index of stories...


WEATHER OPEN-CLIP


Return to index of stories...

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.

After reaching the upper 30s this morning for many places, we will do it again tonight and the following night. Most of SWFL is under a freeze warning which means temperatures will most likely be at or below freezing. Tomorrow will be sunny, dry and cool with temperatures in the low 60s by the afternoon and less wind. Friday night will be another night in the 30s followed by a sunny cool Saturday. Sunday will begin our warm up ahead of a cold front that may bring a few showers on Tuesday. 80s are in the forecast by mid next week. Return to index of stories...


VACATION RENTALS-KEY


THERE'S A NEW PUSH IN TALLAHASSEE TO RESTRICT REGULATIONS ON VACATION RENTALS.

RIGHT NOW.TOWNS LIKE FORT MYERS BEACH CAN REGULATE VACATION RENTALS.

BUT A PROPOSAL IN THE LEGISLATURE WOULD TAKE THAT POWER AWAY. Return to index of stories...


VACATION RENTALS-PKG


13:26 -:31

"Yup, just here visiting family and rented a place for a week and just here to have some fun."

HELEN WALLEY IS RENTING A HOME IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA FOR A WEEK.

LIKE MANY OTHERS SHE'S TRYING TO ENJOY ALL OUR BEACHES HAVE TO OFFER. EVEN IF IT'S CHILLIER THAN SHE EXPECTED.

08:10 -:22

"This is the coldest by far and we come from Minnesota so we left when it was close to 20 below and we come down here and it's feels like it's getting that cold."

BUT TOURISTS AREN'T THE ONLY THING ON THE VERGE OF FREEZING.

IF A NEW PIECE OF LEGISLATION IS PASSED. YOUR LOCAL GOVERNMENT'S POWER OVER VACATION RENTALS. WILL BE FROZEN AS WELL.

01:29 -:31

"Vacation rentals are very important to FMB."

TRIPOWER VACATION RENTALS ON FORT MYERS BEACH SPECIALIZES IN VACATION RENTALS.

01:42 -:52

"We have a great balance between tourism and residential and that balance between tourism and residential is really what we need to keep."

STATE SENATOR GREG STEUBE PROPOSED THE *FLORIDA VACATION RENTAL ACT.

AND IF IT PASSES. IT WOULD GIVE THE *STATE POWER OVER REGULATING VACATION RENTALS. STRIPPING THAT POWER FROM LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.

03:01 -:07

"We're all different. and it really has to be up to the community itself to regulate their own rentals."

SENATOR STUEBE TOLD THE SARASOTA HERALD TRIBUNE HE'S FOCUSING ON *PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS*. AND ESTABLISHING A "UNIFORMITY" OF HOW RENTAL HOMES ARE TREATED ACROSS THE STATE.*

BUT THOSE IN THE BUSINESS HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ARGUE IT'S STILL BEST DECIDED RIGHT HERE AT THE BEACH.

05:31 -:38

"You know, be looking for that balance - and it's not something that can be done by the state." Return to index of stories...


VACATION RENTALS-CAM


REGULATION GIVES LOCAL GOVERNMENTS THE POWER TO TACKLE PARKING CONCERNS. DECREASED PROPERTY VALUES. AND NOISE COMPLAINTS.

THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION BEGINS JANUARY 9TH. Return to index of stories...


MO CRIME ALERT-MO


MO CRIME ALERT Return to index of stories...


DUI DAD-SS-OC


AN NBC2 CRIME ALERT-

A FATHER IN COLLIER COUNTY WAS ARRESTED FOR D-U-I WITH A CHILD IN THE CAR.

DEPUTIES SAY PHUONG NGUYEN RAN INTO A TRUCK IN EAST NAPLES.THEN TRIED TO DRIVE AWAY- BUT CRASHED A SHORT TIME LATER.

DEPUTIES SAY HE WAS FOUND PASSED OUT WITH A CHILD WAS IN THE BACK SEAT.

INSIDE THE CAR THEY FOUND A BAG OF DRUGS-

A SPOON-

AND HIS BLOOD TESTED POSITIVE FOR OPIATES. Return to index of stories...


ROMANCE SCAM-KEY


SCAMMERS ARE TAKING ADAVANTAGE OF SENIORS LOOKING FOR LOVE.

THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS A THIEF POSES AS AN ONLINE LOVE INTEREST-

THEN USES THAT CONNECTION TO DRAIN THE SENIOR'S BANK ACCOUNT.

THEY SUGGEST-

IF YOU RECEIVE A FRIEND REQUEST FROM SOMEONE YOU DON'T KNOW-

DON'T ACCEPT IT. Return to index of stories...


COMPUTER CHIP FLAW-VOTOPS


A WARNING TONIGHT ABOUT THE CHIPS IN YOUR COMPUTERS AND SMARTPHONES.

RESEARCHERS SAY TWO MAJOR FLAWS IN THOSE COMPUTER CHIPS COULD LEAVE BILLIONS OF DEVICES VULNERABLE TO SECURITY ISSUES.

THE FLAWS EXPOSE DATA WHENEVER THE DEVICE'S PROCESSOR BRINGS IT UP.

RESEARCHERS SAY ALMOST EVERY COMPUTING SYSTEM IS AFFECTED BY THESE FLAWS.

THE GOVERNMENT SAYS THE CHIPS NEED TO BE REPLACED TO COMPLETELY FIX THE PROBLEMS. Return to index of stories...


CHICAGO THROWS AWAY HOMELESS ITEMS-NATSVO


THE CITY OF CHICAGO IS UNDER FIRE-

CAUGHT ON CAMERA THROWING AWAY ITEMS DONATED TO THE HOMELESS IN THE BITTER COLD.

nats of items being thrown away

/

"They complain to the Alderman and that's when they come and they do this to us!"

COMMUNITY MEMBERS WERE SHOCkED TO SEE SANITATION WORKERS THROWING OUT JACKETS AND BLANKETS IN THE BITTER COLD. Return to index of stories...


CHICAGO THROWS AWAY HOMELESS ITEMS-SOTVO


Father Paul Kalchik/Resurrection Catholic Church:

"This is evil. It would be more humane to just line them up against the building and shoot them as compared to taking away what little they had."

THE CITY SAYS THAT IT GAVE ONE WEEK'S NOTICE THAT THE CLEANUP WAS GOING TO HAPPEN. Return to index of stories...


EXPENSIVE VODKA BOTTLE STOLEN-VO


THE WORLDS MOST EXPENSIVE BOTTLE OF VODKA HAS JUST BEEN STOLEN-

AND THE HEIST-

IS CAUGHT ON CAMERA.

TAKE A LOOK-

COPENHAGEN POLICE SAY THE BOTTLE IS PRICED AT ONE-POINT-THREE MILLION DOLLARS.

THE BOTTLE OF RUSSO-BALTIQUE IS MADE OF SIX POUNDS OF GOLD-

AND HAS A DIAMOND-ENCRUSTED CAP. Return to index of stories...


CHOCOLATE TO GO AWAY-VO


HATE TO BE THE BEARER OF BAD NEWS.BUT CHOCOLATE COULD GO EXTINCT.

SCIENTISTS PREDICT THAT CLIMATE CHANGE WILL KILL ALL CACAO PLANTS AS EARLY AS 20-50.

THEY ARE WORKING ON A PLAN TO MODIFY THE PLANT D-N-A TO WITHSTAND HIGHER TEMPERATURES. Return to index of stories...


NEW PARKINSONS TEST-VOTOPS


SCIENTIST THINK THEY'VE BEEN ABLE TO DEVELOP A TEST FOR PARKINSON'S-

BEFORE ANY SYMPTOMS APPEAR.

THEY DO IT BY GIVING THE PATIENT CAFFEINE.

FOR SOME REASON-

BLOOD CAFFEINE LEVELS WILL NOT SHOW UP AS HIGH AS THEY SHOULD IF THE PERSON WILL DEVELOP THE DISEASE.

SO FAR THE TEST HAS BEEN 98-PERCENT ACCURATE. Return to index of stories...


US FIGURE SKATING-VO


GEARING UP FOR THE OLYMPICS-

THE U-S FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE UNDERWAY IN SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA.

COMPETITION INCLUDES THE LADIES' SHORT PROGRAM TONIGHT.

THREE-TIME U-S CHAMP ASHLEY WAGNER IS AMONG THOSE TRYING TO EARN A TICKET TO SOUTH KOREA, ALONG WITH REIGNING NATIONAL CHAMPION KAREN CHEN.

THE OPENING CEREMONY FOR THE WINTER GAMES IN SOUTH KOREA IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY NINTH AT EIGHT, RIGHT HERE ON N-B-C-2. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A) COLD AGRICULTURE-TRX, SOTVOTOPS


03:57:52 "today we are watching the weather." 54

CITRIUS GROWERS ANXIOUSLY WATITNG TO SEE IF THEIR FRUIT WILL SURVIVE THE COLD.

AHEAD AT 6 -

WHAT THEY'RE DOING TO PROTECT OUR STATE'S CASH CROP. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 B) CAPE IGUANAS-VOTOPS


AND-

IF YOU WANT PROOF THAT IT'S COLD OUT SIDE-

NEXT AT FIVE 30-

IGUANA'S ARE NOW FALLING FROM TREES. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO JOE-SQBOX


SHOCKING VIDEO FROM MIAMI.

IT'S SO COLD OUTSIDE-

IGUANAS ARE FALLING FROM TREES.

AS NBC-2'S JOE PUTRELO SHOWS US-

THE INVASIVE LIZARDS MAY LOOK FROZEN TO DEATH.BUT YOU MAY WANT TO KEEP AWAY. Return to index of stories...


CAPE IGUANAS-AUX


F-W-C EXPERTS SAY WHEN A REPTILE IS "COLD STUNNED" ---

IT CAN'T MOVE DUE TO A LACK OF BLOOD FLOW. Return to index of stories...


CAPE IGUANAS-PKG


AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO DROP IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA---

IGUANAS ARE GOING INTO SURVIVAL MODE.

Charlotte Bursiek/Cape Coral

08:43:53-55

"There's been quite a few."

CHARLOTTE BURSIEK LIVES ON A CANAL IN THE CAPE.

SHE SAYS IGUANAS FREQUENTLY SUNBATHE ON HER SEA WALL.

Charlotte Bursiek/Cape Coral

08:44:40-48

"It seems like they find an area on the seawall where the sun's really hitting it, and then they'll lay there like they're tanning."

BUT THE IGUANAS IN OUR COMMUNITIES MAY SOON NOT BE ABLE TO MOVE AT ALL.

F-W-C EXPERTS TELL US WHEN TEMPERATURES REACH 40 DEGREES---THEY LOSE BLOOD FLOW AND CAN BECOME IMMOBILE.

THIS VIDEO OUT OF MIAMI TODAY SHOWS COLD STUNNED IGUANAS THAT FELL FROM A TREE.

Charlotte Bursiek/Cape Coral

08:43:36-40

"They don't actually come into the yard, they just stay by the water."

EXPERTS SAY IGUANAS ARE OVERPOPULATED IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA---FROM REPRODUCING AT AN ALARMING RATE.

Brett MacKinnon/Cape Coral

"I see so many of them on the other side of the canal."

F-W-C DOES NOT BELIEVE THE COLD WEATHER WILL LAST LONG ENOUGH TO KILL A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF OUR IGUANA POPULATION.

ONCE THEY WARM UP---THE REPTILES WILL START MOVING AGAIN. Return to index of stories...


CAPE IGUANAS-AUX


SO FAR----

NO ONE HAS REPORTED A COLD STUNNED REPTILE TO F-W-C.

EXPERTS RECOMMEND NOT TRYING TO HELP THEM WARM BACK UP---BECAUSE THEY COULD EVENTUALLY GET SCARED AND HARM YOU.

LIVE IN THE STUDIO JOE PUTRELO NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


SELL THE 6PM-CLIP


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A) COLD FIRE SEASON-SOTVOTOPS


000523 "they're just wearing as many layers as possible."

LOWER TEMPERATURES AND HIGHER FLAMES.

WHY EXPERTS WORRY THE COLD WILL MAKES THIS BRUSH FIRE SEASON WORSE THAN USUAL. Return to index of stories...


B) COLD MOSQUITOES-SOTTOPS


"THE TEMPERATURE IS DROPPING--

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