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NEWS AT 6PM HEADLINES-SOTTOPS NAPLES 41 LANE-VO
CLIP WEATHER-CLIP EDISON IMPACT-VO
FIRST WEATHER-CHROMA NAPLES TRIATHLON TOMORROW-KEY
COLD WX SETUP-AUXSET FORECAST OPEN-CLIP
mam top: ag check in-vo in mam WEATHER TOSS-TOSS
mam middle: beach biz-vo in mam FIRST ALERT FORECAST-WXWALL
mam bottom: edison-vo in mam MO NEW RIGHT NOW-MO
NAPLES COMMUNITY-AUX-SOTFULL THEN AUX TOSS TO DAVE-AUX SET SOT AUX SET DIZZ
NAPLES COMMUNITY-PKG CRACKDOWN ON IMMIGRANTS-CONTROL ROOM
AG CHECK IN-VO CRACKDOWN ON IMMIGRANTS-PKG
AG CHECK IN-SOTVO WIPE CRACKDOWN ON IMMIGRANTS-CONTROL ROOM
BEACH BIZ IMPACT-VOTOPS SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
PUSH TO EDISON-KEY SPORTS
MO CAPE CORAL-MO RIVERDALE VS. BOCA CIEGA HOOPS VO-OCVOWIPE
TOSS TO JESSE-BOXES FORT MYERS VS. OASIS HOOPS VO-VOTOPSWIPE
TTD CAPE SAVING MONEY-NEWSROOM FM POST-SOTTOPSWIPE
TTD CAPE SAVING MONEY-PKG FGCU-VOTOPSWIPE
TTD CAPE SAVING MONEY-NEWSROOM FGCU-SOTTOPSWIPE
MO NEWS ALERT-MO FGCU WOMEN-VOTOPSWIPE
SANIBEL BACTERIA WARNING-ZMMAPTOPS FGCU WOMEN-SOTTOPS
MISSING FISHERMAN-VOTOPS SPORTS TOSS-OC
LEE HEALTH LIMIT VISITS-BAM AHEAD AT 11 OPEN-MO
LEE HEALTH LIMIT VISITS-PKG 11PM TEASE: POOPY BEACH-ON CAM
RED TIDE-KEY MORNING SHOW PROMO-SOTTOPS
MO INVESTIGATORS-MO NEWS ALERT MO-MO
TOSS TO DAVID-VOTOPS-CAM A DOCTOR SEX ASSAULT-SSTOPS
FLOORING INVESTIGATORS FOLLOW-AUX B LEE HEALTH LIMIT VISITS-VOTOPS
FLOORING INVESTIGATORS FOLLOW-PKG C NAPLES COMMUNITY-VOTOPS
FLOORING INVESTIGATORS FOLLOW-AUX TONIGHT'S FORECAST-WXGFX
TZ1 A) 11PM: RSW INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS CLOSE-4SHOT
TZ1 B) SPECIAL SEGMENT-SOTTOPS END TIME
MO TRAFFIC ALERT-MO  


NEWS AT 6PM HEADLINES-SOTTOPS


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"Opa" Olbrich

SENIOR CENTER MEMBER

15:20

"a lot of seniors stay home and feel sorry for themselves.:26

SENIORS WITH NO HEAT-

IN THE BITTER COLD.

TONIGHT-

THE EFFORT TO HELP THEM STAY WARM.

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PLUS-

THE CITY OF CAPE CORAL SAVING YOU MONEY-

AHEAD OF THE NEW REPUBLICAN TAX PLAN.

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AND-

FLU SEASON HITTING HARD-

LEE HEALTH WITH A NEW REQUEST-

WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR KIDS.

Bob Konetzny/Fort Myers

08:57:30-40

"I think common sense prevails Return to index of stories...


CLIP WEATHER-CLIP


CLIP WEATHER Return to index of stories...


FIRST WEATHER-CHROMA


Cold tonight but no warnings are in place. Temperatures mainly in the upper 30s with a few colder spots inland and north. Sunshine and highs in the mid 60s Saturday. Sunday temps return to the 70s with a few more clouds by the afternoon. Next week will be noticeably warmer but with a chance for rain starting Tuesday that could linger through the end of the week. Use the NBC2 app for the latest first alert forecast. Return to index of stories...


COLD WX SETUP-AUXSET


THE COLD WEATHER CONTINUES TO IMPACT SO MANY OF US.

CITRUS FARMERS ARE WORKING AROUND THE CLOCK TO PROTECT THEIR CROP.

BEACHES ARE BARE.

SENDING VISITORS TO OTHER PLACES LIKE THE EDISON FORD ESTATES. Return to index of stories...


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NAPLES COMMUNITY-AUX-SOTFULL THEN AUX


THE COLD WEATHER IS FORCING OUR AREA'S MOST VULNERABLE RESIDENTS TO HIDE OUT IN WHATEVER WAY THEY CAN.

DR. JACLYNN FAFFER

CEO

3:15

Even though we really truly do live in paradise, it's not a paradise for everyone.:19 tz

NBC-2'S RISA MORRIS WENT TO THE NAPLES SENIOR CENTER WHERE PEOPLE FROM SOUTH LEE COUNTY -- TO COLLIER COUNTY-

ARE TURNING FOR HELP-

AND WARMTH. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES COMMUNITY-PKG


TAKE LOOK LIVE:

Every Friday, dozens of seniors come here to play games, cards and socialize— but this week more than ever they are seeing more people looking for a warm place to go and for some help.

FROM GAMES LIKE MAHH JONG.

TO CARDS.

COMPUTERS. AND EXERCISE CLASS.

THE NAPLES SENIOR CENTER HAS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE.

CAROL

9:36

I just have fun here. I enjoy the ladies, I enjoy the social aspect of it.:42

I'm here a couple times a week.:45

FOR MANY PEOPLE. IT'S A WAY TO GET OUT OF THE HOUSE.

WHICH IS HUGE FOR SOME OLDER PEOPLE. ESPECIALLY DURING THIS COLD WEATHER.

Opa Olbrich

15:20

The basic things is we get some of the folks to come out because a lot of seniors stay one and feel sorry for themselves.:26

THIS WEEK. THIS PLACE HAS BEEN BUSIER THAN NORMAL.

A WELCOME DISTRACTION FROM THE COLD.

BUT THE NONPROFIT THAT RUNS THIS PLACE IS DOING MORE THAN JUST PROVIDING A PLACE TO WARM UP.

THEY WILL BE HELPING MANY SENIOR PAY THEIR HIGH FPL BILLS AFTER THIS COLD WEATHER.

DR. FAFFER, CE

1:00

It's the hardest thing to do is ask for help because they have been in a position before to offer help.:07

They have never been in a position where they thought they would need help to pay bills, help to put food on the table.:14

THE SENIOR CENTER HAS A FOOD PANTRY. WHICH SEES AROUND 450 VISITS A MONTH.

AS WELL AS ACTIVITIES. AND SOCIAL SERVICES.

IN THE 4 YEARS ITS BEEN OPEN. MEMBERSHIP HAS GROWN FROM 80. TO 13 HUNDRED SENIORS. AND THE NEED ONLY KEEPS GROWING.

DR FAFFER

3:15

Even though we really truly do live in paradise, it's not a paradise for everyone.:19

THE CENTER WILL WORK DIRECTLY WITH FPL OR LCEC TO HELP SENIORS WHO CAN'T PAY THIS ELECTRIC BILLS AFTER THIS COLD SNAP.

IN CC RM NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


AG CHECK IN-VO


CITRUS FARMERS HAVE ANOTHER LONG NIGHT AHEAD OF THEM.MAKING SURE THEIR FRUIT DOESN'T FREEZE.

JUST A COUPLE HOURS OF FREEZING TEMPERATURES COULD RUIN THE CROP FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR.

THAT'S WHY FARMERS PLAN TO RUN SPRINKLERS ALL NIGHT LONG TO KEEP THE PLANTS ABOVE THAT FREEZING MARK. Return to index of stories...


AG CHECK IN-SOTVO WIPE


Justin Sorrels/Owner Sorrels CItrus

15:50:42-48

"The tree is only picked once a year so anything thats on the tree now is the only crop that were going to get for the season."

THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THEY'VE HAD TO RUN THEIR SPRINKLERS IN TWO YEARS.

ONE BENEFIT TO THE COLD WEATHER-

IT CAN USUALLY MAKE THE FRUIT SWEETER. Return to index of stories...


BEACH BIZ IMPACT-VOTOPS


BUSINESSES OWNERS ON FORT MYERS BEACH SAY THEY'RE SEEING FEWER PEOPLE ON THE SAND.

BUT MORE ARE WALK INTO THEIR STORES TO STAY WARM-

AND BUY ITEMS LIKE HATS AND SWEATERS TO GET WARM. Return to index of stories...


PUSH TO EDISON-KEY


AHEAD IN JUST TEN MINUTES-

HOW EDISON FORD ESTATES IS FARING-

WITH THE CHILLY TEMPERATURES. Return to index of stories...


MO CAPE CORAL-MO


MO CAPE CORAL Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO JESSE-BOXES


FROM OUR CAPE CORAL NEWS TEAM-

THE CITY IS MAKING MAJOR CHANGES AHEAD OF THE NEW REPUBLICAN TAX BILL-

AND IN DOING SO-

IS SAVING NEARLY 27 MILLION DOLLARS.

NBC2'S JESSE PAGAN FINDS OUT WHAT IT MEANS FOR TAXPAYERS. Return to index of stories...


TTD CAPE SAVING MONEY-NEWSROOM


THE CITY IS REFINANCING SOME OF THE DEBT THEY OWED FOR WATER AND SEWER--

SAVING THEM CLOSE TO 27 MILLION DOLLARS.

THEY SAY THAT MONEY IN THE BANK MEANS SECURITY FOR YOUR WATER BILLS. Return to index of stories...


TTD CAPE SAVING MONEY-PKG


WHETHER IT'S FLOWING IN HUNDREDS OF MILES OF CANALS--

Nats

Water from faucet

OR POURING OUT OF YOUR FAUCET--

WATER IN CAPE CORAL IS A BIG DEAL.

SO MUCH SO--

THE CITY IS JUMPING THROUGH HOOPS TO SAVE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS ON IT.

Rebeca Brown, Cape Coral

053243 I think that's awesome. I think that's wonderful that Cape Coral is tying to save us money in our community and think smart. 3250

THE CITY HAS REFINANCED 248 MILLION DOLLARS IT OWED IN WATER AND SEWER BONDS.

THE MOVE IS SAVING THE CITY 26.9 MILLION DOLLARS IN INTEREST.

Rebeca

053336 I like them to think out of the box and try to save us money in anyway they can 3340

THE CITY CLOSED THE DEAL THE LAST WEEK OF DECEMBER--

JUST AS CREWS PREPARE TO WORK ON THE UTILITY EXPANSION PROJECTS.

AND--

AHEAD OF MAJOR TAX REFORM.

IN A STATEMENT--

CITY MANAGER JOHN SZERLAG TELLS US THE CITY'S "FINANCE STAFF WAS KEENLY AWARE OF THE POTENTIAL REPERCUSSIONS TO THE CAPE FROM THE FEDERAL TAX REFORM BILL."

Rudy Gerstemeier, Cape Coral

054009 it's the dream of course to save money but I don't believe it 4012

THE CITY SAYS THE REFINANCING WILL ULTIMATELY TRICKLE DOWN TO HOMEOWNERS--

ENSURING WHAT YOU PAY FOR WATER AND SEWER REMAINS STABLE.

RUDY GERSTEMEIER IS ONE CAPE CORAL RESIDENT WHO'S NOT BUYING THAT.

Rudy

053904 they spent the money and they have to get the money back from someone 3910

BUT OTHERS ARE CONFIDENT WHEN THE CITY SAVES--

THEY SAVE.

Rebeca

053347 yeah they're big projects but all in all I think they'll help out the community in the long run 3352 Return to index of stories...


TTD CAPE SAVING MONEY-NEWSROOM


THIS REFINANCING IS ONE OF THE SINGLE BIGGEST THE CITY HAS EVER DONE.

THIS WILL NOT HAVE ANY EFFECT ON ANY OF THE PRICES FOR THE UTILITY EXPANSION PROJECTS.

LIVE JP NBC2. Return to index of stories...


MO NEWS ALERT-MO


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SANIBEL BACTERIA WARNING-ZMMAPTOPS


AN NBC2 NEWS ALERT.

A HIGH BACTERIA WARNING IS BEING ISSUED AT TARPON BAY BEACH--

ON SANIBEL ISLAND.

YOU'RE BEING ASKED TO STAY OUT OF THE WATER. Return to index of stories...


MISSING FISHERMAN-VOTOPS


HAPPENING RIGHT NOW-

THERE'S A SEARCH ON LAKE OKEECHOBEE FOR A MISSING BOATER.

NIK KAYLER FROM APOPKA WAS PART OF A FISHING TOURNAMENT BUT FELL OUT OF HIS BOAT IN ROUGH WATER.

HIS FISHING PARTNER MANAGED TO MAKE IT BACK TO A MARINA LATE LAST NIGHT-

SUFFERING FROM HYPOTHERMIA.

COUNT ON NBC2 TO KEEP YOU UPDATED ON THE SEARCH FOR KAYLER. Return to index of stories...


LEE HEALTH LIMIT VISITS-BAM


THE FLU IS HERE-

AND IT'S HITTING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WITH A VENGEANCE.

THE LATEST NUMBERS FROM LEE HEALTH SHOW 330 *REPORTED CASES IN A WEEK.

THE WEEK BEFORE-

FEWER THAN 200 CASES.

IT'S GOTTEN SO BAD-

AS NBC2'S JOE PUTRELO FOUND-

LEE HEALTH IS NOW RESTRICTING CHILDREN-

INSIDE IT'S FACILITIES-

OVER FEARS THEY MAY SPREAD THE VIRUS. Return to index of stories...


LEE HEALTH LIMIT VISITS-PKG


FOR THE TIME BEING---

LEE HEALTH DOCTORS ARE KEEPING ALL CHILDREN AGE 12 AND UNDER OUT OF THEIR INTENSIVE CARE UNITS.

08:51:24-34

"We know that the best way to protect our patients who are in the hospital and vulnerable, and our employees is that we do not let the flu in."

DR. MARY BETH SAUNDERS SAYS LAST FLU SEASON WAS NOWHERE NEAR AS DEVASTATING THAN RIGHT NOW.

Dr. Mary Beth Saunders/Lee Health

08:52:59-05

"Our numbers this past week were three times what they were at the height of flu season last year."

​Standup

"If you've avoided getting sick this flu season, and haven't done so yet - doctors say the time is now to roll up your sleeve and get vaccinated."

Dr. Mary Beth Saunders/Lee Health

08:54:32-35

"That's the most important way to protect yourself from influenza."

BOB KONETZNY CAME TO LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TO VISIT A FRIEND.

HE SAYS THERE IS ONE FLAW WITH LEE HEALTH'S CHILD VISITOR RESTRICTIONS.

Bob Konetzny/Fort Myers

"The people who are 13 and over have the same type of issue with the flu or something they could also transmit to the patient."

BUT DR. SAUNDERS SAYS CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER AREN'T AS AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS---

AND THAT THEY COULD SPREAD DANGEROUS GERMS---WITHOUT EVEN KNOWING IT.

Dr. Mary Beth Saunders/Lee Health

08:51:35-42

"Children often aren't always able to convey their symptoms. They may be without symptoms for 24 hours and still be able to spread flu."

IN LEE COUNTY---JOE PUTRELO---NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


RED TIDE-KEY


WE JUST GOT A NEW RED TIDE REPORT FROM F-W-C.

THE TOXIC ALGAE IS BEING FOUND IN MEDIUM CONCENTRATIONS IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY-

AND LOW LEVELS IN LEE.

THE COLD WEATHER SEEMS TO BE HELPING. Return to index of stories...


MO INVESTIGATORS-MO


HL TRX INVESTIGATORS Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO DAVID-VOTOPS-CAM


AN UPDATE TO AN NBC2 INVESTIGATION.

YESTERDAY AT SIX-

THE NBC 2 INVESTIGATORS CONFRONTED A BUSINESS OWNER AFTER CUSTOMERS SAY HE'S COST THEM THOUSANDS.

AFTER OUR STORY AIRED-

EVEN MORE REACHED OUT TO US TO COMPLAIN ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCE.

NBC 2 INVESTIGATOR DAVID HODGES FIRST EXPOSED THE SHADY BUSINESS.

HE JOINS US NOW LIVE IN STUDIO WITH THE NEW DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


FLOORING INVESTIGATORS FOLLOW-AUX


AFTER SPEAKING WITH CUSTOMERS OF BONITA SPRINGS FLOOR COVERING AND OWNER CHRIS PASCALE WE FOUND A PATTERN OF HIS COMPANY STARTING RENOVATIONS BUT TAKING MONTHS TO GET STARTED AND NEVER FINISHING EVEN THOUGH HIS CUSTOMERS PAID HIM TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS. SO WE CONFRONTED HIM. Return to index of stories...


FLOORING INVESTIGATORS FOLLOW-PKG


**TAKE PKG**

**TAKE SOT**

DH 50:39 - please tell me where the money went. What happened on these projects

Hodges - I need you.I'm getting out of the door but why won't you just tell us what happened to the money. Why did these projects go south?

AFTER OUR STORY AIRED WE HEARD FROM EVEN MORE PEOPLE INCLUDING FORMER EMPLOYEES.

HERE'S ELIZABETH GENDRON WHO SAYS HER AND HER DAD WERE FORMER EMPLOYEES BUT SHE QUIT SAYING - I WAS TIRED OF BEING TOLD TO CALL CUSTOMERS FOR PAYMENTS WHEN THE JOB WASN'T READY FOR A PAYMENT. I WAS TIRED OF BEING MADE TO LOOK STUPID. SHE WASN'T THE ONLY FORMER EMPLOYEE WHO CALLED ME

THEN THERE'S THIS CONTRACTOR AND WINDOW SUPPLIER WHO SAYS HE'S OWED TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM PASCALE. AFTER SEEING OUR STORY - IT'S ABOUT TIME THAT THIS GUY HAS BEEN HELD ACCOUNTABLE

AND THEN CINDY WILCOX WHOSE MOM CONTRACTED BONITA SPRINGS FLOOR COVERING AND PASCALE - THE WORST PART IS CHRIS LIED TO US ABOUT THE STATUS OF THE PROJECT, AND LIED TO MY 84 YEAR OLD MOTHER ABOUT THE PAYMENTS AND THE MONEY DUE AND THE TIMING.

AND MORE ARE SUING PASCALE. ATTORNEY SCOTT DUVAL REPRESENTS ONE WOMAN.

**TAKE SOT**

Scott Duval/Attorney

2:21:06 - about half the work was done but she had paid for materials in February that were not delivered and still not delivered Return to index of stories...


FLOORING INVESTIGATORS FOLLOW-AUX


I CALLED PASCALE TODAY TO TALK HE SAID HE WANTED TO THINK ON IT OVER THE WEEKEND.

IF YOU WERE A CUSTOMER OF BONITA SPRINGS FLOOR COVERING OR IF YOUR SITUATION SOUNDS SIMILAR TO THIS YOU CAN ALWAYS REACH OUT TO US AT INVESTIGATORS AT NBC DASH TWO DOT COM. FOR THE NBC 2 INVESTIGATORS I'M DAVID HODGES Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A) 11PM: RSW INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS


THIS FLYER IS BEING POSTED ALL OVER R-S-W AIRPORT.

A LOCAL UNION SAYS LEE COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY IS VIOLATING THE LAW BY REFUSING RAISES.

NBC2 IS LOOKING INTO HOW THIS AFFECTS FLYERS, TONIGHT AT 11. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 B) SPECIAL SEGMENT-SOTTOPS


DAVE STANDUP TEASE

President Trump calling for a crackdown on legal immigration. How SW Florida families could be affected coming up. :07 Return to index of stories...


MO TRAFFIC ALERT-MO


MO TRAFFIC Return to index of stories...


NAPLES 41 LANE-VO


AN NBC2 TRAFFIC ALERT.

THE CITY OF NAPLES IS CONSIDERING A PLAN TO RESTRICT TRAFFIC ON U-S 41 NEAR DOWNTOWN.

THEY WOULD GET RID OF ONE A LANE OF TRAFFIC IN EACH DIRECTION.

AND REPLACE THEM WITH BIKING AND PEDESTRIAN LANES.

RIGHT NOW THE IDEAS JUST IN ITS EARLY PHASES. Return to index of stories...


EDISON IMPACT-VO


THE EDISON FORD WINTER ESTATES SAY THEIR BUSINESS IS UP 100 PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR BECAUSE OF THE COLD WEATHER.

A LOT OF THE VISITORS HAVE SAID IT'S TOO COLD FOR THE BEACH.SO THEY FOUND SOMETHING ELSE TO DO. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES TRIATHLON TOMORROW-KEY


THE NAPLES TWO-DAY TRIATHLON SERIES KICKS OFF TOMORROW.

THAT MEANS ATHLETES WILL IN THE GULF OF MEXICO FOR AT LEAST AN HOUR OR TWO.

WHERE WATER TEMPERATURES ARE ONLY IN THE 50'S.

A REMINDER-

THE RACE WILL AFFECT PARTS OF NORTH NAPLES, GOLDEN GATE ESTATES AND AVE MARIA-

MEANING SOME ROADS WILL BE CLOSED. Return to index of stories...


FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER TOSS-TOSS


CHAT AND ADLIB 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.

Cold tonight but no warnings are in place. Temperatures mainly in the upper 30s with a few colder spots inland and north. Sunshine and highs in the mid 60s Saturday. Sunday temps return to the 70s with a few more clouds by the afternoon. Next week will be noticeably warmer but with a chance for rain starting Tuesday that could linger through the end of the week. Use the NBC2 app for the latest first alert forecast. Return to index of stories...


MO NEW RIGHT NOW-MO


MO NEW RIGHT NOW Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO DAVE-AUX SET SOT AUX SET DIZZ


PRESIDENT TRUMP IS CALLING FOR A CRACKDOWN ON *LEGAL IMMIGRATION.

HE WANTS TO END LOTTERIES FOR GREEN CARDS AND SO-CALLED "CHAIN MIGRATION" THAT ALLOWS MANY IMMIGRANTS TO BRING THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS TO THE U.S.

The lottery system is a disaster. Tom and I talk about it all the time. They put down their probably worst people -- who knows. But they're not looking to get rid of their best people

THE PRESIDENT CLAIMS IT ALLOWS A SINGLE IMMIGRANT TO BRING IN DOZENS OF DISTANT RELATIVES.

NBC-2s DAVE ELIAS TALKING WITH IMMIGRATION EXPERTS WHO SAY THAT'S NOT TRUE.

DAVE? Return to index of stories...


CRACKDOWN ON IMMIGRANTS-CONTROL ROOM


ABOUT 50-THOUSAND PEOPLE A YEAR COME TO THE U.S. ON LOTTERY VISAS.

CHAIN MIGRATION OR FAMILY BASED IMMIGRATION VISAS HAVE DECREASED SIGNIFICANTLY.

THERE ARE STRICT RULES ON WHO IMMIGRANTS CAN PETITION.

GETTING RID OF IT WILL MEAN MANY FAMILIES MAY NEVER AGAIN GET TO LIVE WITH THEIR LOVED ONES. Return to index of stories...


CRACKDOWN ON IMMIGRANTS-PKG


NAT: coffee shop

ULLI WINCKLER OWNS THIS COFFEE SHOP IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

HE MIGRATED HERE FROM GERMANY NEARLY TWO YEARS AGO.

Ulli Winckler/German Immigrant / 02:36;10 We have two daughters now living in Germany and one daughter living with us here in Cape Coral. 02:26;15

THE FAMILY TORN APART--

BECAUSE HIS OLDER DAUGHTERS WERE OVER 20 WHEN HE CAME HERE.

Ulli / 02:36;18 Maybe in a few years we would like to take our two daughters from Germany and relocate them here to the U.S. 02:36:25

THAT WON'T BE POSSIBLE IF PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS HIS WAY.

President Trump / 01:14 We must end chain migration. 01;16

THAT ALLOWS LEGAL IMMIGRANTS TO SPONSOR FAMILY MEMBERS WHO WANT TO MOVE TO THE U.S.

PRESIDENT TRUMP CALLS IT AN OPEN DOOR FOR TERRORIST.

Michael Raheb/Immigration Attorney / 02:30:25 I think what the presidents point is that we should have mroe of a merit based system. We shouldn't allow someone to come into this country who is perhaps unskilled and not knowing their criminal background. 02:34:40

Rogers / 02:44:34 I'd be more worried about people who come here with vistoirs visas who don't leave than I would about family based. 02:44:39

RETIRED FEDERAL IMMIGRATION JUDGE ANTHONY ROGERS AGREES CHANGE IS NEEDED.

02:46:55 At some point in time it is not appropriate to have an immigtration philosophy and approach that is based on what beneifts the nation as oppsed to compassion. 02:47:08

SOMETHING ULLI FEARS WILL LEAVE HIS FAMILY SEPARATED.

Ulli / 02:37:27 Separate is always tough. The family is torn apart. That's tough. :32 Return to index of stories...


CRACKDOWN ON IMMIGRANTS-CONTROL ROOM


IT'S IMPORTANT TO POINT OUT THAT NO ONE AUTOMATICALLY QUALIFIES FOR A CHAIN MIGRATION VISA--

BECAUSE THEIR RELATIVE IS IN THE UNITED STATES.

THOSE WHO DO APPLY CAN WAIT UP TO 10 YEARS TO GET APPROVED.

LIVE IN THE CONTROL ROOM DAVE ELIAS NBC-2. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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SPORTS


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RIVERDALE VS. BOCA CIEGA HOOPS VO-OCVOWIPE


THE BEST HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAMS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ARE AT LEHIGH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL THIS WEEKEND.

IT'S THE FIRST LEHIGH NEW YEAR'S SHOOTOUT.

THE LIGHTNING PLAYS TONIGHT.

EARLIER TODAY, JACOB TRACEY LEADING RIVERDALE AGAINST BOCA CIEGA.

YOUNGER BROTHER, JADRIAN, IS ANOTHER REASON THE RAIDERS ARE SO GOOD.

SECOND QUARTER, THE SIBLINGS JOIN FORCES.

JACOB TO JADRIAN FOR JAM.

THE RAIDERS HAVE AN EIGHT-POINT LEAD.

THIRD QUARTER, IT'S JACOB WITH THE PULL-UP JUMPER.

RIVERDALE STILL UP SEVEN, BUT THE PIRATES TURN IT ON LATE AND BEAT THE RAIDERS 59-51. Return to index of stories...


FORT MYERS VS. OASIS HOOPS VO-VOTOPSWIPE


WHAT A GAME THIS WAS -- FORT MYERS AND OASIS.

THE SHARKS LEAD BY SEVEN AT THE BREAK, BUT IN THE SECOND HALF, THE GREEN WAVE COMES STORMING BACK.

BRADY LUTTRELL WITH THREE OF HIS TEAM-HIGH 22.

IT'S NOW A ONE-POINT GAME.

LESS THAN A MINUTE TO GO, OASIS DOWN THREE -- UNTIL VLADIMIR DORLYS CANS THE CORNER TRIPLE.

WE GO TO OVERTIME, THEN DOUBLE OVERTIME, AND NOW IN TRIPLE OVERTIME -- BRYAN O'BOYLE GOES COAST TO COAST, AND PUTS BACK HIS OWN MISS.

21 POINTS FOR BOYLE, AS THE SHARKS WIN 66-59. Return to index of stories...


FM POST-SOTTOPSWIPE


"It takes grit. It absolutely takes grit, tenacity. We played really relentless tonight. Down multiple times in the overtimes, came back. Our boys played hard tonight. We're trying to be the best in Cape Coral first, then we're gonna work on Southwest Florida, but we're definitely coming. We got a young team." Return to index of stories...


FGCU-VOTOPSWIPE


F-G-C-U STARTS CONFERENCE PLAY TOMORROW NIGHT.

FOR THE FOURTH YEAR IN A ROW, THE EAGLES WILL OPEN UP AGAINST STETSON.

THEY'VE WON EACH OF THE LAST THREE, AND 17 OF 24 ALL-TIME AGAINST THE HATTERS.

JOE DOOLEY'S SQUAD WILL LOOK TO CONTINUE THAT DOMINANCE WITH A VERSATILE LINEUP. Return to index of stories...


FGCU-SOTTOPSWIPE


"Well, I think we can play both big and small. I think sometimes there's merits to playing big, because you can, we're a little bit bigger than 'em. I think sometimes there's merits to playing small 'cause they can create matchup problems that we don't necessarily have answers for." Return to index of stories...


FGCU WOMEN-VOTOPSWIPE


KARL SMESKO AND THE F-G-C-U WOMEN WILL GET TOMORROW'S DOUBLEHEADER STARTED.

THEY'LL FACE STETSON AT FOUR O'CLOCK AT ALICO ARENA.

THE HATTERS BEAT THE EAGLES FOR LAST YEAR'S REGULAR SEASON A-SUN TITLE, BUT F-G-C-U HAS OWNED STETSON OVER THE YEARS -- WINNING 21 OF THEIR 25 MATCHUPS.

THE HATTERS ARE VERY GOOD DEFENSIVELY, THOUGH. Return to index of stories...


FGCU WOMEN-SOTTOPS


"They always have good length. They usually have one of the better big kids in the league which, you know, our league doesn't have a lot of true post-type players, and then they have really quick guards that are hard to stay in front of." Return to index of stories...


SPORTS TOSS-OC


TONIGHT AT EIGHT O'CLOCK, IT'S THE U-S FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS HERE ON N-B-C-2.

THE N-F-L PLAYOFFS START TOMORROW.

WE'LL HAVE THE TITANS/CHIEFS FOR YOU AT 4:30 ON A-B-C-7.

AT 8:15, IT'S THE FALCONS AND RAMS HERE ON N-B-C-2.

AND EVERBLADES GOALTENDER MARTIN OULETTE HAS BEEN NAMED AN ALL-STAR.

THAT'S SPORTS. Return to index of stories...


AHEAD AT 11 OPEN-MO


CLIP AHEAD 11 Return to index of stories...


11PM TEASE: POOPY BEACH-ON CAM


YOU DON'T WANT TO SWIM AT THIS BEACH THIS WEEKEND.

ONE, BECAUSE OF THE COLD. TWO, BECAUSE THERE'S BACTERIA IN THE WATER AT ONE SPOT.

WE'LL SHOW YOU WHERE.TONIGHT AT 11. Return to index of stories...


MORNING SHOW PROMO-SOTTOPS


time off for the holidays --

coming to an end.

i'm clay miller.

monday on nbc2 news today --

lee county students heading back to class --

as the flu season gains more momentum.

and be sure to join us starting at four-30 am -

right after early today --

for all of your latest breaking news --

weather and traffic alerts. Return to index of stories...


NEWS ALERT MO-MO


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A DOCTOR SEX ASSAULT-SSTOPS


HERE'S ANOTHER LOOK AT TONIGHT'S TOP STORIES.

A LEE COUNTY DOCTOR HAS BEEN ARRESTED-

ACCUSED OF SEXUALLY ASSAULTING A PATIENT DURING A PROCEDURE.

ASIF CHUD-RY-

IS A GASTRO-ENTER-OLOGIST WHO'S PRACTICED IN FORT MYERS AND CAPE CORAL.

A NURSE TOLD INVESTIGATORS SHE SAW THE CRIME. Return to index of stories...


B LEE HEALTH LIMIT VISITS-VOTOPS


LEE HEALTH IS *BANNING KIDS UNDER 12 FROM VISITING THE I-C-U.

THEY SAY IT'S AN EXTRA PRECAUTION TO KEEP PATIENTS SAFE--

AFTER A SPIKE IN FLU CASES. Return to index of stories...


C NAPLES COMMUNITY-VOTOPS


AND-

THE COLD WEATHER IS MAKING LIFE TOUGH FOR SOME SENIOR CITIZENS.

THIS WEEK. THE NAPLES SENIOR CENTER HAS BEEN BUSIER THAN NORMAL-

OFFERING PEOPLE A PLACE TO GET WARM-

AND OFFERING THEM ASSISTANCE WITH THEIR UTILITIES. Return to index of stories...


TONIGHT'S FORECAST-WXGFX


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CLOSE-4SHOT


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