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BOMB THREAT ARREST FOLLOW-SOTVO TELEMARKETERS SAVE WOMAN-PKG
ZOMBIE CAT UPDATE-OTS VO TELEMARKETERS SAVE WOMAN-TAG
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PREVENTING VOICE STRAIN-SOTVO HAVE A BLESSED DAY WALMART PROTEST-SOTVO
SQUATTER FOLLOW-OC VO WIPE PRETTY WOMAN FOR A DAY-VO IN POP
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"I don't want to go back."

NEW AT 5-

A FLORIDA KINDERGARTENER HUMILIATED IN CLASS--

HER TEACHER WOULDN'T LET HER GO THE BATHROOM.

BUT-

IT'S WHAT THAT TEACHER DID NEXT THAT HAS HER MOTHER FURIOUS.

As far, as I was concerned, and the people in that room, we were the only lifeline."

YOU MAY THINK THEY'RE A NUISANCE.

BUT TONIGHT --

THIS WOMAN IS CALLING A GROUP OF TELEMARKETERS "LIFESAVER."

NOW AT 5 --

HOW THEY HELPED HER FROM HUNDREDS OF MILES AWAY.

clip from movie- I was in here yesterday. You wouldn't sell to me. You work on commission right? Big Mistake. Big. HUGE.

THE CLOTHES-

THE SHOPPING-

THE LAVISH HOTEL ROOM.

WHAT WOMAN HASN'T WANTED TO BE JULIA ROBERTS IN PRETTY WOMAN?

WE'LL TELL YOU HOW YOU CAN RECREATE THE BEST MOMENTS FROM THIS ICONIC MOVIE.

WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


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BIG STORY-CLIP


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FL STUDENT URINATES ON SELF-BNC


YOUR BIG STORY TONIGHT --

A FLORIDA MOTHER IS DEMANDING ANSWERS AFTER HER SIX-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER WASN'T ALLOWED TO USE THE BATHROOM AT SCHOOL.

INSTEAD --

SHE HAD AN ACCIDENT IN THE CLASSROOM --

AND WAS SENT HOME WEARING A DIAPER.

JACQUELINE INGLES REPORTS. Return to index of stories...


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"I don't want to go back."

AND FOR TODAY, SIX YEAR OLD CHLOEE KINGETT IS NOT GOING BACK TO SUNSET HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN TARPON SPRINGS.

ALL BECAUSE OF AN EMBARRASSING INCIDENT IN FRONT OF 20 CLASSMATES--

AN INCIDENT HER MOTHER FEELS NEVER SHOULD HAVE HAPPENED.

"The teacher really should've let my child go to the bathroom and it would've prevented the whole thing."

CHLOEE SAYS SHE WAS IN MUSIC CLASS WEDNESDAY AND ASKED PERMISSION TO GO TO THE BATHROOM BUT WAS TOLD NO.

AS FOR WHY:

"Because we always take so long, but that's because there's probably someone in there."

CHLOEE TOLD A-B-C ACTION NEWS SHE HAD TO PEE SO BADLY,

SHE BEGAN HOLDING HERSELF AND WHINING.

"I was wiggling on the floor like that, like side to side."

ACCORDING TO CHLOEE, SHE WAS WARNED THAT IF SHE DIDN'T STOP CREATING A DISTURBANCE, SHE WOULD BE DISCIPLINED.

THAT'S WHEN THE KINDERGARTNER RECALLS SITTING ON HER KNEES AND PEEING ON THE FLOOR AS HER CLASSMATES WATCHED.

"They were like ew! What is that? Blah blah blah."

BUT THINGS GOT EVEN MORE EMBARRASSING WHEN CHLOEE WAS BROUGHT TO THE SCHOOL OFFICE

"She found boy pants and made me put on boy pants and a diaper."

TONIGHT--THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IS NOT DENYING THE INCIDENT--

TELLING A-B-C ACTION NEWS IT WAS A MISCOMMUNICATION THAT LED TO AN ACCIDENT

THE TEACHER IN CHARGE BELIEVED ALL THE STUDENTS HAD TAKEN A BATHROOM BREAK PRIOR TO CLASS.

SCHOOL DISTRICT LEADERS SAY CHLOEE'S MOM SHOULD HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED.

BUT CHLOEE'S MOM CLAIMS SHE WAS NEVER CALLED, AND ONLY FOUND OUT ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED WHEN SHE PICKED HER CHILDREN UP FROM SCHOOL HOURS LATER

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THE SCHOOL SAYS SOMETIMES ACCIDENTS HAPPEN.

THEY REQUESTED KINDERGARTEN PARENTS PROVIDE A CHANGE OF CLOTHES FOR THEIR CHILDREN AT SCHOOL.

THEY DIDN'T HAVE ONE FOR CHLOE.

BUT CHLOEE'S MOM SAYS SHE WAS NEVER TOLD TO PROVIDE THAT. Return to index of stories...


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BOMB THREAT ARREST FOLLOW-TCMON SS VO WIPE


ABC 7 IS FOLLOWING SOME BREAKING NEWS TONIGHT-

FOR THE SECOND DAY IN A ROW-

STUDENTS AT NORTH FORT MYERS HIGH WERE FORCED TO EVACUATE-

AFTER SOMEONE CALLED IN A BOMB THREAT.

THIS ALL COMES JUST ONE DAY AFTER DEPUTIES ARRESTED 15-YEAR-OLD CHANDLER WESTERVELT FOR MAKING A SIMILAR BOMB THREAT YESTERDAY. FORCING STUDENTS AT NORTH FORT MYERS **AND** FORT MYERS HIGH TO EVACUATE.

STUDENTS WERE RELEASED ABOUT 15 OR 20 MINUTES EARLIER THAN NORMAL.

AFTER GOING THROUGH THE SAME DRILL YESTERDAY. STUDENTS AND PARENTS TELL ME TODAY'S INCIDENT SEEMED MUCH MORE SERIOUS. Return to index of stories...


BOMB THREAT ARREST FOLLOW-SOTVO


Emily Scott Student

51:34 - 51:39

"My friend called me and she was really nervous, she was like 'get out of the school, get out now.'"

Lisa Murray Parent

41:12 - 41:18

"You don't hear about things like that here. This is a really good school, and things like that just don't happen here."

THE ARREST REPORT SAYS WESTERVELT BRAGGED TO CLASSMATES ABOUT MAKING THE "SWAT TEAM" COME TO SCHOOL YESTERDAY.

SO FAR- NO ONE HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR MAKING TODAY'S THREAT. Return to index of stories...


ZOMBIE CAT UPDATE-OTS VO


WE HAVE AN UPDATE TONIGHT ON THE SO-CALLED ZOMBIE CAT.

THE FLORIDA ONE THAT CAME BACK TO LIFE AFTER BEING BURIED.

ABC 7 HAS LEARNED THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF TAMPA ISN'T GOING TO RETURN "BART" TO HIS OWNER.

THE ORGANIZATION BLAMES NEW INFORMATION ABOUT BART'S HOME LIFE AND THE CIRCUMSTANCES LEADING UP TO HIS PREMATURE BURIAL.

GROUP LEADERS WANT BART'S OWNER TO SURRENDER HIM SO THEY CAN FIND HIM A BETTER HOME.

THE OWNER CLAIMS BART WAS HIT BY A CAR AND DIED, SO HE BURIED HIM.

BUT BART CAME BACK HOME FIVE DAYS LATER.

HE'S STILL RECOVERING FROM SURGERY.

ALSO, BE LEERY OF ANY SITES ASKING FOR DONATIONS TO BART'S RECOVERY.

THE HUMANE SOCIETY HAS SPOTTED PHONY ONES. Return to index of stories...


ZIMMERMAN CHARGES DROPPED-OTS VO


NEW TONIGHT-

CHARGES ARE DROPPED AGAINST GEORGE ZIMMERMAN.

HIS EX-GIRLFRIEND SAID SHE DIDN'T WANT TO FILE ANY CHARGES IN HIS AGGRAVATED ASSAULT CASE.

EARLIER-

SHE HAD ACCUSED HIM OF THROWING A WINE BOTTLE AT HER.

YOU'LL REMEMBER-

IN 2013-

ZIMMERMAN WAS AQUITTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEADLY SHOOTING OF TRAYVON MARTIN IN SANFORD, FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


SUPER BOWL MEASLES-2SHOT POP


NOW TO THE MEASLES OUTBREAK SPREADING ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

YOU CAN SEE ITS IMPACT ON THIS MAP.

IT'S AN ISSUE.

IN JUST THE PAST MONTH,

THERE HAVE BEEN MORE CASES OF THE VIRUS.THAN OUR COUNTRY NORMALLY HAS IN AN ENTIRE YEAR.

AND NOW --

ANOTHER CONCERN.

A SUPER BOWL CONCERN.

THERE ARE FEARS FANS AT THE BIG GAME COULD SPREAD THE VIRUS. Return to index of stories...


SUPER BOWL MEASLES-PKG


CONCERN GROWING ACROSS THE COUNTRY-

WITH MORE THAN 80 CASES OF MEASLES.SPREAD ACROSS a dozen STATES.

HEALTH OFFICIALS WARN "THIS IS A CRITICAL POINT IN THIS OUTBREAK"

CDC SOT

"A BIG THING WITH MEASLES IS ITS EXTREMELY CONTAGIOUS"

EXPERTS BELIEVE THIS OUTBREAK BEGAN - LAST MONTH AFTER AN UNVACCINATED

FAMILY WAS INFECTED AT DISNEYLAND.

THEN A WOMAN EXPOSED TO THEM CONTRACTED IT

AND BECAUSE MEASLES IS SPREAD THROUGH THE AIR- DOCTORS WORRY SHE MAY HAVE

EXPOSED NEARLY 200 CHILDREN TO THE VIRUS WHEN SHE VISITED A CLINIC IN THE

PHOENIX AREAHEALTH OFFICIALS SAY A THOUSAND ADULTS IN THE AREA- ARE ALSO

BEING MONITORED.

SOT DR. REBECCA SUNENSHINE/ MEDICAL DIRECTOR FOR MARICOPA COUNTY PUBLIC

HEALTH'S DISEASE CONTROL DIVISION

"WHAT THEY'RE BEING TOLD IS TO WATCH FOR SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF MEASLES"

AND WITH SUPERBOWL FANS HEADING TO THE BIG GAME IN PHOENIX THIS WEEKEND.

MEDICAL STUDENTS WILL BE OUT- LOOKING FOR ANYONE WITH MEASLE-LIKE SYMPTOMS-

WHICH INCLUDE- FEVER,COUGH, RUNNY NOSE, PINK EYE AND RASH.

DR. RICHARD BESSER -

"RISK IS VERY, VERY SMALL IN THAT STADIUM AND IF YOU'RE VACCINATED. YOUR

RISK IS REALLY NONEXISTENT."

THIS OUTBREAK IS REIGNITING THE DEBATE OVER VACCINATIONS

AND - THE CHOICE MORE PARENTS ARE MAKING TO NOT IMMUNIZE THEIR CHILDREN.

SOT DOTTY HAGMIER/MOTHER

there's also many risks if they get the vaccine.

SOT AMANDA STEPHENS/MOTHER:

" IT'S A PERSONAL DECISION I UNDERSTAND BUT IT'S, YOU HAVE TO LOOK AT THE

GREATER GOOD AS WELL." Return to index of stories...


SUPER BOWL MEASLES-TAG


IN ARIZONA --

WHICH IS HOSTING THE SUPER BOWL --

DOCTORS ARE TELLING ANYONE EXPOSED AND NOT VACCINATED TO STAY AWAY FROM PUBLIC PLACES FOR THREE WEEKS.

THEY'RE.HOPING TO PREVENT THIS FROM TURNING INTO A SUPER-SIZED OUTBREAK. Return to index of stories...


PREVENTING VOICE STRAIN-OTS VO WIPE


CHEERING AND JEERING OVER THE SUPER BOWL COULD CAUSE MAJOR ISSUES FOR YOUR VOCAL CORDS.

DURING A BIG GAME, PEOPLE TEND TO USE THEIR VOICES MORE THAN THEY NORMALLY WOULD AND IN NOISY PLACES, LIKE BARS AND RESTAURANTS.

IN ADDITION, ALCOHOL CONTRIBUTES TO VOICE PROBLEMS BY DRYING OUT YOUR THROAT WHICH CAN MAKE SCREAMING MORE DAMAGING.

ALCOHOL ALSO DIS-INHIBITS YOU SO YOU MAY USE YOUR VOICE MORE AND TALK LOUDER.

CLEVELAND CLINIC VOICE EXPERT DR. MICHAEL BENNINGER SAYS HE'S SEEN SOME SEVERE PROBLEMS AFTER THE SUPER BOWL. Return to index of stories...


PREVENTING VOICE STRAIN-SOTVO


CG: Dr. Michael Benninger/Cleveland Clinic

"We saw a lot of people that had actually yelled so loudly they actually hemorrhaged into

their vocal fold, they actually had a bruise in their vocal fold and in those cases we get

people on almost complete voice rest because that can consolidate into a scar or polyp."

HE SAYS IF YOU START TO GET HOARSE-

REST YOUR VOICE.

STAY HYDRATED AND USE A HUMIDIFIER IN YOUR BEDROOM.

IF YOU ARE STILL HOARSE AFTER 3 DAYS-

GO SEE YOUR DOCTOR. Return to index of stories...


SQUATTER FOLLOW-OC VO WIPE


NEW AT 5 --

THE EVIDENCE AGAINST A CAPE CORAL SQUATTER IS PILING UP.

WE FIRST TOLD YOU YESTERDAY --

LAWRENCE KEARNES WAS KICKED OUT OF ONE CAPE HOME.

WELL, TODAY, ABC 7 TRACKED HIM DOWN AT ANOTHER ADDRESS HE'S BEING EVICTED FROM.

THAT HOUSE IS ON EL DORADO PARKWAY WEST.

KEARNES CLAIMS HE'S LIVED THERE FOR TWO YEARS.

HE SHOWED US A LEASE --

THAT INVESTIGATORS CALL QUESTIONABLE.

EVEN IF IT'S LEGITIMATE, IT EXPIRED LAST MONTH.

THE NEW HOMEOWNERS -- WHO BOUGHT THE PLACE LAST YEAR -- FILED FOR EVICTION AGAINST HIM EARLIER THIS MONTH.

WE WERE THERE TODAY WHEN CITY WORKERS SHUT OFF THE WATER.

BUT KEARNES SAYS HE'S THE VICTIM IN ALL THIS. Return to index of stories...


SQUATTER FOLLOW-SOTVO


13:50:39

Am I deceitful or lying or stealing or trying to do something illegal? No I'm not.

BUTT TO

13:46:52

I'll be vindicated. The truth will come out.

KEARNES SAYS HE'S BEEN DUPED BY PEOPLE POSING AS HOMEOWNERS. Return to index of stories...


RICK SCOTT AT FGCU-OTS VO WIPE


COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS ARE EXPENSIVE.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WANTS TO CUT THOSE COSTS FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS BY DOING AWAY WITH THE TAXES ON THEM.

HE WAS AT F-G-C-U TODAY TO TALK ABOUT HIS PLAN.

THE AVERAGE STUDENT SPENDS ABOUT 4-HUNDRED DOLLARS A SEMESTER ON BOOKS.

IF THE GOVERNOR ELIMINATES THE TAXES HE WOULD SAVE THE AVERAGE STUDENT ABOUT $50 BUCKS A YEAR.

IT ALSO MEANS THE STATE WOULD LOSE ABOUT 40 MILLION IN TAX REVENUE.

SCOTT SAYS THAT WON'T BE A PROBLEM WITH MORE PEOPLE WORKING, BUYING HOMES AND VISITING THE STATE. Return to index of stories...


RICK SCOTT AT FGCU-SOTVO


Governor Rick Scott / We can take those dollars and allocate them more for education and put more money back in your pockets.

Charles Lewis/FGCU

That's a pretty good amount for a lot of people especially at this age.

Ceclia Mohika/FGCU

It's not going to change a thing because we find cheaper things online.

STUDENTS WE SPOKE WITH TODAY SAY THE PLAN DOES VERY LITTLE SINCE MANY STUDENTS BUY, RENT OR DOWNLOAD THEIR BOOKS ONLINE. Return to index of stories...


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A NURSING MOTHER SAYS DELTA BANNED HER FROM BRINGING HER BREAST PUMP ON A PALEN.

WHEN SHE GOT TO THE GATE IN ATLANTA --

THEY DEMANDED THAT SHE CHECK IT INSTEAD.

ON TWITTER, SHE SAYS SHE TOLD THEM IT WAS A MEDICAL DEVICE.

THEY SAID THERE WAS NO ROOM FOR CARRY-ONS.

BUT THE PEOPLE BEHIND HER --

WERE STILL ALLOWED TO HAVE THEIR BAGS.

A DELTA SPOKESPERSON LATER SAID THE COMPANY SUPPORTS A WOMAN'S RIGHT TO BREAST-FEED *AND* PUMP ON-BOARD DELTA FLIGHTS.

THEY APOLOGIZED FOR WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


WHITE HOUSE BLACK MARKET DRESSES-OC SS


WHITE HOUSE BLACK MARKET IS GETTING INTO THE WEDDING BUSINESS.

IN A NEWS RELEASE-

THE FORT MYERS- BASED COMPANY IS LAUNCHING A WEDDING AND EVENT BOUTIQUE.

IT SELLS A CONVERTIBLE BRIDESMAIDS DRESS IN TWO LENGTHS AND THE COORDINATING ACCESSORIES.

IT'S ONLY SOLD ONLINE-

SO THE COMPANY IS OFFERING FREE SHIPPING AND RETURNS SO BRIDESMAIDS CAN TRY THEM ON WITHOUT ALL THE HASSLE.

THEY COME IN BLACK AND WHITE-

OF COURSE-

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TEASE ONE------------


I don't think that's appropriate for a 7 year old child. it is a big deal.

A STUDENT WAS SEARCHING NASTY BUGS AT THE SCHOOL LIBRARY --

AND SHE GOT SOMETHING NASTY ALRIGHT, PORN!

WHY BOTH THE FAMILY AND THE SCHOOL ARE POINTING FINGERS AT EACH OTHER IN THE BLAME GAME.

"It was very, very frightening. That young lady was helpless. You could actually hear the blows as if he was hitting a punching bag and she was terrified."

A RANDOM TELEMARKETING CALL TURNS INTO A RACE TO SAVE A WOMAN'S LIFE--

THE BEATING SHE WAS GETTING ON THE OTHER END OF THE PHONE.

AND HOW TELEMARKETERS HELPED HER.

WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


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JEFF KRISTA READ TO KIDS-2SHOT SS(2)


TODAY WAS LITERACY DAY AT VILLAS ELEMENTARY.

JEFF AND I BOTH GOT THE CHANCE TO READ SOME OF OUR FAVORITE BOOKS TO STUDENTS THERE.

TAKE A LOOK AT OUR PICTURES.

I READ "THE GIVING TREE" BY SHEL SIVERSTEIN TO MS. FORD'S 4TH GRADE CLASS.

I ALSO BROUGHT "TUESDAYS FROM MORRIE" FROM HOME --

AND READ A SECTION ON FAMILY.

ad lib

I READ "ARE YOU MY MOTHER" BY DR. SUESS TO MRS. THOMPSON'S FIRST GRADERS.

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THANKS FOR HAVING US! Return to index of stories...


JP WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP


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FORECAST


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

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


FORECAST-WXWALL


WARMUP CONTINUES FOR THE WEEKEND

It was another beautiful day across Southwest Florida Friday, with just a few clouds and highs in the low to mid 70s. A weak front will move through the area this evening, keeping partly cloudy skies in place. Temps this evening will fall into the 60s. Skies will clear out overnight, with lows in the low 50s.

The warmer weather continues into Saturday. We'll see mostly sunny skies for much of the day, with more clouds in inland areas. Highs on Saturday will climb into the mid 70s.

A few more clouds will move into the area as moisture builds across the area. Temps for Sunday continue to climb, with highs pushing into the mid 80s.

A pattern change still looks to arrive starting next week. Tropical moisture from the Gulf will continue to pool across the state, bringing more clouds starting Monday.

Another weak front will also move in on Monday. This front could spark a few sprinkles during the daytime hours. Highs on Monday will be in the upper 70s.

The mostly cloudy skies will remain in place for much of next week, with temps holding in the 70s. Changes will arrive late Wednesday into Thursday as a strong front moves through the region.

This will bring us our best chance for showers - and possibly a few storms - over the next 7 days. Return to index of stories...


GIRL LOOKING FOR BUG PICTURES GETS PORN-OTS VO WIP


NEW TONIGHT-

A TEXAS MOM SAYS HER 7-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER ACCIDENTALLY STUMBLED ON PORN AT SCHOOL --

AND NOW THE SCHOOL IS PUNISHING THE LITTLE GIRL FOR IT.

SHANNAN MARTINEZ'S DAUGHTER WANTED TO FIND A PICTURE OF SQUISHED BUGS --

HARMLESS ENOUGH.

BUT WHEN SHE TYPED THE WORD "NASTY" INTO THE SEARCH ENGINE --

IT REQUIRED NAKED PICTURES INSTEAD.

THE SCHOOL DID NOT THINK IT WAS A MISUNDERSTANDING THOUGH.

THEY WROTE HER UP --

AND MAY NOT LET HER USE THE COMPUTERS ANYMORE.

BUT MOM SAYS --

DON'T YOU HAVE FILTERS TO KEEP PORN OFF THE COMPUTERS? Return to index of stories...


GIRL LOOKING FOR BUG PICTURES GETS PORN-SOTVO


"The computer teacher told me 'well sometimes the internet filters they don

't work so good - but I just tell the kids, tell the teacher and don't make

a big deal about it and go ahead and do another- but I don't think that's

appropriate for a 7 year old child. it is a big deal."

FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES TO USE FILTERS TO PROTECT KIDS FROM

HARMFUL ONLINE CONTENT.

THE SCHOOL CLAIMS IT WAS FOLLOWING THAT LAW --

BUT WOULD NOT COMMENT ON STUDENT DISCIPLINE. Return to index of stories...


TELEMARKETERS SAVE WOMAN-2SHOT


ALRIGHT --

THEY TEND TO BE PUSHY, ANNOYING AND ALWAYS SEEM TO CALL AT THE WORST TIMES.

BUT ONE TELEMARKETER OUT \IN LAS VEGAS MAY HAVE SAVED A WOMAN'S LIFE.

THEY HEARD HER BEING ATTACKED-

SCREAMING ON THE LINE AND SPRANG INTO ACTION.

VANESSA MURPHY HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


TELEMARKETERS SAVE WOMAN-PKG


"Americare Health and Nutrition.How are you today?"

A CALL TO SELL A PRODUCT FROM AMERICARE HEALTH AND NUTRITION IN LAS VEGAS.

TURNED INTO A CALL THAT MAY HAVE SAVED A LIFE IN OREGON.

; "Please, please, please."

: "The young lady on the other end never said hello."

TINA GARCIA SAYS THE TELEMARKETER WHO MADE THE CALL GOT HER ATTENTION.

: "She said Tina, you need to hear this, I think this is no joke, something's happening, this lady is getting hit."

"Get up!"

: "It was very, very frightening. That young lady was helpless. You could actually hear the blows as if he was hitting a punching bag and she was terrified."

THEIR BOSS.MARIO GONZALES STEPPED IN.

: "It just got progressively worse."

A FEW OF THEM LISTENED.

: "Just this horrible wimper."

REACHING OUT TO THE VICTIM.

"Ma'am, are you okay?"

AND CALLING POLICE MORE THAN 900 MILES AWAY FOR HELP.

: "I'm in a sales office in Las Vegas, Nevada."

: "We were not going to hang up this phone of the young lady at all. As far, as I was concerned, and the people in that room, we were the only lifeline."

THE CALL LASTED NEARLY 15 MINUTES.

; "I don't want to die."

GONZALES REACHED THE RIGHT SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT.

"Knock, knock, knock"

AND DEPUTIES ARRIVED.

: "I feel like it was almost like divine intervention."

INVESTIGATORS ARRESTED WARREN RUCK, AFTER THEY SAY THEY FOUND HIM HOLDING THE VICTIM WHO WAS GASPING FOR AIR.

AND SHE TOLD THEM RUCK HAD A GUN AND SAID HE WANTED TO KILL HER.

HER PHONE WAS IN HER BACK POCKET.

SHE DIDN'T KNOW WHO CALLED POLICE.

: "We were just kind of rejoicing and happy to hear that she was okay, just very emotional, very emotional." Return to index of stories...


TELEMARKETERS SAVE WOMAN-TAG


DEPUTIES CREDITED THE WORKERS AT AMERICARE HEALTH AND NUTRITION FOR INTERVENING AND POSSIBLY SAVING THE WOMAN'S LIFE.

RUCK IS IN JAIL ON A NUMBER OF CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE TWO------------


May you have a blessed day."

THOSE SIX WORDS GOT A WALMART GREETER IN A BIG HEAP OF TROUBLE.

THE MEGA STORE WANTED TO BAN HIM FROM SAYING IT.

BUT FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENED WHEN WORD GOT OUT.

CAN YOU BELIEVE IT'S BEEN 25 YEARS SINCE PRETTY WOMAN CAME OUT?

NOW YOU CAN RE-ENACT SCENES FOR YOURSELF.

BUT, IT'S NOT CHEAP!

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HAVE A BLESSED DAY WALMART PROTEST-OC SOTVO WIPE


A WALMART GREETER CAN ONCE AGAIN TELL CUSTOMERS TO "HAVE A "BLESSED DAY."

THE COMPANY ORIGINALLY BANNED HIM FROM SAYING IT.

BUT A CROWD OF SUPPORTERS GOT THE COMPANY TO REVERSE THAT DECISION.

"May you have a blessed day."

IT'S JAMES PHILLIPS' FAMOUS CATCH PHRASE!

BUT WALMART RECENTLY TOLD HIM HE WASN'T ALLOWED TO GREET PEOPLE WITH IT ANYMORE.

SOMEONE HAD COMPLAINED.

AND THAT'S WHEN THE FIRESTORM STARTED.

DOZENS OF PEOPLE FLOCKED TO THE STORE TO SUPPORT HIM.

THEY ALSO STARTED A FACEBOOK GROUP AND CALLED WALMART'S CORPORATE OFFICE BY THE HUNDREDS. Return to index of stories...


HAVE A BLESSED DAY WALMART PROTEST-SOTVO


"I wasn't trying to start a movement, but I am very appreciative that people thought enough of me to stand up for me this way."

"I'm glad they made the right decision to support James and his well wishes for our community."

PHILLIPS SAYS HE'S GLAD HE CAN SHARE HIS FAVORITE GREETING WITH CUSTOMERS BECAUSE IT CHEERS PEOPLE UP. Return to index of stories...


PRETTY WOMAN FOR A DAY-VO IN POP


HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO BE JULIA ROBERTS IN PRETTY WOMAN?

THE HOTEL FROM THE MOVIE IS OFFERING A PRETTY WOMAN FOR A DAY EXPERIENCE.

IT'S IN HONOR OF THE MOVIE'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY.

THERE ARE THREE PACKAGES AVAILABLE AT THE BEVERLY WILSHIRE HOTEL.

THE DELUXE PACKAGE COSTS 15-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

IT INCLUDES A STAY IN A DELUXE SUITE AND A PERSONAL SHOPPER FOR TWO HOURS ALONG THE FAMED RODEO DRIVE.

YOU ALSO GET A PICNIC-

A LIMO AND AN ETIQUETTE LESSON.

THE MOST EXPENSIVE PACKAGE WILL SET YOU BACK 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

BUT YOU GET TO STAY IN THE PRESIDENTIAL SUITE-

THE SAME ONE VIVIAN AND EDWARD STAYED IN.

SO FAR-

THE HOTEL HASN'T SOLD ANY OF THESE PACKAGES. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE THREE------------


it's really getting close. we can feel it we are ready for game time

CAN YOU FEEL IT??

SUPERBOWL EXCITEMENT IS GROWING --

AND SO ARE CONCERNS EVERYONE PLAYS BY THE RULES.

WE'LL LOOK AT HOW THE NFL IS MAKING SURE THAT HAPPENS.

PLUS --

"So I turn to look and.ran him over twice."

IT'S BEEN SAID. HE ONCE HELD VANILLA ICE UPSIDE DOWN OVER A HIGHRISE BALCONY.

BUT TONIGHT SUG KNIGHT COULD BE CHARGED WITH MUCH MORE. MURDER FOR INTENTIALLY RUNNING SOMEONE OVER. Return to index of stories...


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TZ3 B SUG KNIGHT-SOTVO


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TZ3 C DELTA FLIGHT-VO


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