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DIRECTORS PAGE CVS TOBACCO-SOTVO
HEADLINES NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP
HL 1) MANGROVES DESTROYED-VOTOPS TEASE TWO
HL 2) DOGS DUMPED-VOTOPS TZ2 A STAYING IN THE DARK-VOTOPS
HL 3) DARK AND HEARING-VOTOPS TZ2 B GIRL SCOUT COOKIES-VOTOPS
SHOW OPEN-CLIP WEATHER-CLIP
HOMELESS SEX OFFENDERS-2 SH PUSH VO-WIPE WEATHER-PWC
HOMELESS SEX OFFENDERS-SOTVO WEATHER-WXWALL
DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP WINTER STORM-VO IN TC MON-VOFULL
MISSING FL FAMILY FOUND IN TEXAS~SCRIPT-VO WINTER STORM-SOTVO
MANGROVES DESTROYED-OTS VO-WIPE HAPPY VIDEO-VO-WIPE
MANGROVES DESTROYED-SOTVO HAPPY VIDEO-SOTVO
DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP STAYING IN THE DARK AND HEARING-VO
DOGS DUMPED-VO-WIPE KING FAMILY DISPUTE-VO
DOGS DUMPED-SOTVO GIRL SCOUT COOKIE BOYCOTT-TRX-VOTOPS
FLAME AND FLOOD ARRESTS-BNC-SS-VOWIPE COMING UP NEXT-CLIP
FLAME AND FLOOD ARRESTS-SOTVO TEASE THREE-POP
DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP TZ3 A-VO-DISS
LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-SS-VO-WIPE TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP
LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-SOTVO 11PM TZ1) SOCHI TOOTHPASTE ALERT-VOTOPS-WIPE
OVERGROWN GOLF COURSE-VO-WIPE 11PM TZ2) LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS
CAPE MODEL HOME-VO-WIPE SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
CAPE MODEL HOME-SOTVO SIGNING DAY-VOPOP
PYTHON PICTURES-TRX-SSTOPS SIGNING DAY-VOTOPS
DISTRICT 19 NEW CANDIDATE-SS-CG SIGNING DAY-SOTTOPS
I75 SHUTDOWN-MAP IDA BAKER-VOTOPS
PUNTA GORDA SEA WALL DAMAGE-VO IDA BAKER-SOTTOPS
NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP EAST LEE COUNTY-VOTOPS
TEASE ONE EAST LEE COUNTY-SOTTOPS
TZ1 A SOCHI-LIVE ORVOTOPS FLORIDA STATE-POPMON
TZ1 B CVS-VOTOPS FLORIDA STATE-VIDBOX
SOCHI IS WOWING THE WORLD-POP VO-WIPE FLORIDA STATE-SOTTOPS
SOCHI IS WOWING THE WORLD-SOTVO BISHOP VEROT-CGTOPS
CVS TOBACCO-BNC VO-WIPE GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-4 SHOT


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HEADLINES


PROTECTED MANGROVES DESTROYED--

AND A CHARLOTTE COUNTY CONTRACTOR IS IN TROUBLE FOR IT.

THE DAMAGES THAT WILL TAKE YEARS TO REPAIR.

PLUS--

DOGS DUMPED AT AN ANIMAL CENTER!

NOW--

LEE COUNTY OFFICIALS ARE LOOKING FOR WHO MISTREATED THEM SO BADLY.

FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN HELP THEM.

PLUS

ARE YOU LOOKING TO HEAR A LITTLE BIT BETTER?

ABC-7 HAS THE UNSUSPECTING FIX--

THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR HEARING

THE NEWS AT 7 STARTS NOW. Return to index of stories...


HL 1) MANGROVES DESTROYED-VOTOPS


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HL 2) DOGS DUMPED-VOTOPS


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HL 3) DARK AND HEARING-VOTOPS


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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HOMELESS SEX OFFENDERS-2 SH PUSH VO-WIPE


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THEY'RE FLORIDA SEX OFFENDERS--

THEY'RE LIVING IN THE WOODS-

AND TONIGHT--

POLICE SAY --

THEY CANNOT STAY THERE.

GOOD EVENING-

I'M JEFF BUTERA.

AND I'M COURTNEY ROBINSON.

THANKS FOR WATCHING ABC7 AT SEVEN.

ALL NEW TONIGHT - LOOK AT THIS.

PRIVATE PROPERTY TAKEN OVER BY A GROUP OF HOMELESS. SOME SEX OFFENDERS.

OFFICERS CITED THEM WITH TRESPASSING AND TOLD THEM TO LEAVE BY TUESDAY.

ANIMAL SERVICE OFFICERS ALSO CAME IN TO TAKE AWAY TWO MALNOURISHED DOGS IN DISTRESS.

THE GROUPS LIVED ON THE PROPERTY OFF OF VERONICA SHOEMAKER FOR MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


HOMELESS SEX OFFENDERS-SOTVO


Capt Jim mulligan

Fmpd

31:09 31:16

The sense of having a sex offender there creates a higher level of awareness and a high level of concern for the residents

LEE COUNTY HOMELESS COALITION IS WORKING WITH THE GROUP TO FIND THEM ANOTHER PLACE TO LIVE.

IF THEY'RE NOT GONE BY TUESDAY OFFICERS CAN ARREST THEM. Return to index of stories...


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MISSING FL FAMILY FOUND IN TEXAS~SCRIPT-VO


JUST INTO THE NEWSROOM

A MISSING FLORIDA FAMILY OF FOUR --

HAS NOW BEEN FOUND.

THEY TURNED UP IN KADY, TEXAS.

A MOM, DAD, AND TWO KIDS VANISHED FROM NEW PORT RICHEY ALMOST ONE M ONTH AGO.

THE DAD -- GARRETT BRUCE -- WAS ON HOME DETENTION FOR DUI MANSLAUGHTER.

DEPUTIES SAY HE TOOK OFF HIS ANKLE MONITOR--

SKIPPED A BAIL HEARING--

AND RAN OFF WITH HIS FAMILY.

NOW THEY'RE CAUGHT.

EVERYONE'S O-K.

BUT IF CONVICTED, BRUCE NOW FACES THE POSSIBILITY OF UP TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DUI MANSLAUGHTER AND FAILURE TO APPEAR IN COURT.

RUNNING AWAY COULD ADD FIVE YEARS TO THE SENTENCE. Return to index of stories...


MANGROVES DESTROYED-OTS VO-WIPE


ALSO NEW AT 7 --

PUNTA GORDA CITY LEADERS ARE LOOKING TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION AGAINST A CONTRACTOR THEY HIRED TO FIX FLOODING DOWNTOWN.

THE CITY ASKED **QUALITY ENTERPRISES** TO INSTALL LARGE PIPES BETWEEN MARION AVENUE AND THE HARBOR WALKWAY.

FEMA GAVE THE CITY MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE WORK.

BUT THE CONTRACTOR--

CUT DOWN WAY TOO MANY MANGROVE TREES IN THE PROCESS.

THE MANGROVES ARE PROTECTED.

AND NOW FEMA IS INVESTIGATING. Return to index of stories...


MANGROVES DESTROYED-SOTVO


SOT

:06 Mary Ellen Steele-Pierce, Walks this path daily "I went up and walked that way… it's just a shame… it's been totally shorn down… it's heartbreaking to see."

THE MANGRO TREE IS SO IMPORTANT--

BECAUSE IT ACTS AS STORM BARRIER.

PUNTA GORDA IS GOING TO WAIT AND SEE WHAT THE STATE HAS TO SAY -

BEFORE IT TAKES AN LEGAL ACTION. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP


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DOGS DUMPED-VO-WIPE


ABANDONED AT FOUR IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT LEE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICE WORKERS WANT TO FIND THE PERSON WHO LEFT TWO PITBULLS EMACIATED ON THEIR DOORSTEP AND TOOK OFF.

THE DOGS ARE EMACIATED, FILLED WITH HEARTWORMS, COVERED IN SORES AND HAVE HEART WORM.

ONE OF THE DOGS CAN'T STAND.

THE OTHER IS PREGNANT.

WORKERS SAY THEY HAVE VIDEO OF THE MAN WHO DROPPED OFF THE DOGS. Return to index of stories...


DOGS DUMPED-SOTVO


Take sot

8 seconds

Ria brown - animal services

I don't understand why an animal got into this condition and then

someone dumps it? Why wouldn't you seek help before now?

AN ANONYMOUS DONOR IS OFFERING A FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS REWARD TO FIND THE PERSON IN THESE PICTURES.

IF CAUGHT HE COULD FACE PRISON AND A FINE. Return to index of stories...


FLAME AND FLOOD ARRESTS-BNC-SS-VOWIPE


STAGING FIRES AND FAKING FLOODS!

MORE THAN A DOZEN PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ROUNDED UP IN A MASSIVE INSURANCE FRAUD SCHEME.

IT HAPPENED RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

INVESTIGATORS SAY THESE PEOPLE CONCOCTED PHONY FIRES AND FLOODS AT HOUSES --

THEN POCKETED INSURANCE PAY OUTS.

THEY WERE ARRESTED TUESDAY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY TWO PUBLIC INSURANCE ADJUSTORS RECRUITED HOMEOWNERS TO DO IT.

AUTHORITIES SAY THEY STOLE NEARLY 8-MILLION DOLLARS THROUGH FALSE INSURANCE CLAIMS.

THAT WINDS UP COSTING YOU MONEY. Return to index of stories...


FLAME AND FLOOD ARRESTS-SOTVO


TAKE SOT

Tim Shaw

CEO of Tim Shaw Insurance Acentria

21:37 it's very significant, all fraud is significant. 40 what most ppl domnt realize is insurance companies don't pay claims, you and i pay claims. so the real victims here are you and me 47

INVESTIGATORS SAY THESE SUSPECTS WERE REALLY GOOD AT COVERING THEIR TRACKS AND MAKING THESE FIRES OR FLOODS SEEM LIKE ACCIDENTS.

HAD THEY NOT GOT A TIP --

INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY'D PROBABLY STILL BE DOING IT. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP


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LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-SS-VO-WIPE


ANOTHER DEATH INVESTIGATION IN LEHIGH ACRES.

TONIGHT DEPTUIES ARE INVESTIGATING THE BODY OF A MAN FOUND DEAD NEAR A CANAL.

THEY FOUND THE BODY BEHIND SEVERAL BUSY BUSINESSES ON LEE BOULEVARD.

DEPUTIES SAY THERE ARE INJURIES ON THE MAN'S BODY.

THEY ALSO EXAMINED A BIKE THEY FOUND NEARBY.

ABC7 TALKED WITH NEIGHBORS WHO SAY HOMELESS PEOPLE OFTEN LIVE OFF THE CANAL. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-SOTVO


Richard Pisano

Lives Nearby

2:14 i heard the guy had a bicycle so i wanted to come over and see what kind of bicycle and if i knew it but i don't 2:20

3:13 they just said there was a homicide and one person is dead 3:18

DETECTIVES DO NOT BELIEVE THE COMMUNITY IS NOT AT RISK.

AN AUTOPSY WILL SHOW THE EXACT CAUSE OF DEATH. Return to index of stories...


OVERGROWN GOLF COURSE-VO-WIPE


IT'S BEEN A HUGE EYE-SORE IN CAPE CORAL-

AND TONIGHT-

CITY LEADERS ARE LOOKING TO FIX IT.

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE GOLF CLUB OFF WILDWOOD PARKWAY IN THE SOUTHEAST CAPE.

THE COURSE SHUT DOWN IN 2006.

NOW IT'S AN OVERGROWN MESS.

OWNER RYAN COMPANIES WANTS TO SELL THE PROPERTY OFF.

COUNCIL IS CONSIDERING THE IDEA, BUT ALSO OTHER OPTIONS.

RYAN COMPANIES CLAIMS THERE ARE ALREADY THREE OTHER INTERESTED BUYERS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE MODEL HOME-VO-WIPE


CAPE CORAL MODEL HOUSES ARE MAKING A COMEBACK.

SINCE 2011 THE NUMBER OF HOUSES BUILT AS MODELS HAS DOUBLED.

TODAY - CITY COUNCIL ADDED ANOTHER NEIGHBORHOOD.

SOME ARE IN FAVOR OF GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT -- OTHERS DON'T LIKE THE IDEA OF STRANGERS MOVING IN AND INVADING THEIR SPACE OFF SOUTHWEST 28TH PLACE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE MODEL HOME-SOTVO


"the end of my life is going to be in a situation that I had no control of and I didn't ask for when I bought my property."

DEVELOPERS WILL WORK WITH RESIDENTS TO MAKE SURE THE NEW HOUSES DON'T VIOLATE PRIVACY. Return to index of stories...


PYTHON PICTURES-TRX-SSTOPS


CHECK OUT THIS PYTHON!

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT FOUND IT --

ABOUT 25 MILES WEST OF MIAMI AND ABOUT FIVE MILES NORTH OF TAMIAMI TRAIL.

THEY WERE INSPECTING A CANAL WHEN THEY FOUND IT.

THIS 18 FOOTER IS NOW ON THE U-F CAMPUS FOR A NECROPSY.

THEY WANT TO FIND OUT WHAT IT WAS EATING. Return to index of stories...


DISTRICT 19 NEW CANDIDATE-SS-CG


THE VACANT DISTRICT 19 CONGRESSIONAL SEAT IS CAUSING THE FIELD OF CANDIDATES TO GROW EVERYDAY.

TODAY - GERALD GALLAGHER ANNOUNCED HIS CANDIDACY.

HE'S A RETIRED POLICE OFFICER FROM PHILADELPHIA AND LIVES IN NAPLES.

GALLAGHER IS A VIETNAM VETERAN.

TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR SCREEN.

THIS IS THE LIST OF REPUBLICANS PLANNING TO RUN IN APRIL'S SPECIAL PRIMARY.

GALLAGHER IS THE SEVENTH REPUBLICAN TO ANNOUNCE.

THE G-O-P TO WIN THAT WILL FACE TWO OTHER CANDIDATES IN THE SPECIAL GENERAL ELECTION IN JUNE. Return to index of stories...


I75 SHUTDOWN-MAP


AN ABC-7 TRAFFIC REMINDER FOR YOU!

TONIGHT, THE NORTHBOUND LANES OF I-75 BETWEEN ALICO AND DANIELS WILL CLOSE.

CREWS ARE WORKING TO CONNECT 75 WITH THE AIRPORT.

THE NORTHBOUND LANES CLOSE AT 11 TONIGHT.

THEY RE-OPEN AT 5 IN THE MORNING.

YOU CAN TAKE TREELINE AVENUE TO GO AROUND IT.

THE SAME SCHEDULE IS EXPECTED FOR TOMORROW. Return to index of stories...


PUNTA GORDA SEA WALL DAMAGE-VO


PUNTA GORDA *JUST* FOUND *MORE* DAMAGE TO ITS SEAWALLS.

LAST SUMMER'S HEAVY RAIN COLLAPSED HUNDREDS OF SEAWALLS.

THAT EQUATES TO MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN REPAIRS.

CITY ENGINEERS JUST TOOK A CLOSER LOOK AT ONE SECTION IN LAISHLEY PARK.

IF THEY DON'T TAKE CARE OF IT SOON THEY SAY IT WILL CRUMBLE INTO CHARLOTTE HARBOR.

TODAY ENGINEERS ASKED COUNCIL FOR AN EMERGENCY THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO FIX IT. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE ONE


AS SOCHI IS PREPARING FOR THE OLYMPIC OPENING CEREMONY--

ABC-7 SHOWS YOU HOW MUCH IT TOOK FOR IT TO GROW--

FROM A SMALL MOUNTAIN TOWN--

TO THIS --

AN INTERNATIONAL MECCA FOR OUR TOP ATHLETES.

CVS--

MAKING SOME MAJOR CHANGES--

WHY THEY ARE CUTTING OUT TOBACCO IN ITS SALES--

HOW MUCH MONEY IT WILL COST THEM.

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TZ1 A SOCHI-LIVE ORVOTOPS


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TZ1 B CVS-VOTOPS


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SOCHI IS WOWING THE WORLD-POP VO-WIPE


YEARS BECOME MONTHS--

MONTHS BECOME DAYS--

AND NOW--

WE'RE JUST HOURS FROM THE 2014 WINTER OLYMPICS.

SINCE BEING NAMED THE HOST--

RUSSIA'S FACED MANY STRUGGLES -

POLICTICAL CONTROVERSY AND SECURITY THREATS.

TONIGHT ANOTHER CHALLENEGE IS THE CITY OF SOCHI.

JUST A FEW YEARS AGO IT WAS NOTHING.

THERE WAS JUST ONE SKI LIFT.

NOW TAKE A LOOK.

IT'S A MAJOR HUB WITH INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI IS WOWING THE WORLD-SOTVO


SOT- Galina Semenowa- Sochi Museum of History

"it's absolutely a new city now because before this time, before olympic preparations it was rather provincial."

THE COUNTRY SPENT ABOUT NINE BILLION DOLLARS TO BUILD A NEW HIGHWAY AND RAILWAY FROM SOCHI TO THE MOUNTAINS.

THAT WAS MORE THAN THE TOTAL COST FOR VANCOUVER TO HOST 2010'S WINTER GAMES.

SOCHI'S TOTAL COST - MORE THAN 50-BILLION DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


CVS TOBACCO-BNC VO-WIPE


C-V-S ROCKED THE RETAIL WORLD TODAY.

ONE OF THE NATION'S BIGGEST PHARMACIES WILL STOP SELLING TOBACCO PRODUCTS.

THEY'RE RISKING THEIR BOTTOM LINE THOUGH --

WITH THIS NEW MOVE STARTING OCTOBER FIRST.

CVS SAYS SELLING CIGARETTES SIDE-BY-SIDE WITH MEDICINE UNDERMINES THE COMPANY'S MISSION TO PROMOTE GOOD HEALTH.

BUT THE CHAIN WILL LOSE ABOUT 2-BILLION DOLLARS IN YEARLY REVENUE. Return to index of stories...


CVS TOBACCO-SOTVO


SOT - HELENA FOULKES/PRESIDENT, CVS PHARMACY

17:10:51

/We thought long and hard about 2 billion dollars in revenue, / at the

end of the day there's a much bigger role we can play in the health care

system.

THE MOVE HAS ALREADY GOTTEN A LOT OF POSITIVE FEEDBACK.

PRESIDENT OBAMA HAILED THE DECISION --

SAYING HE APPLAUDS THE DECSION TO HELP MILLIONS OF AMERICANS QUIT SMOKING.

THE PRESIDENT HIMSELF HAS BATTLED SMOKING FOR MANY YEARS. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE TWO


DID YOU KNOW--

IT'S EASIER TO HEAR--

IN THE DARK--

YOU HEARD ME RIGHT!

WE'LL TELL YOU WHY DARKNESS CAN HELP YOU LISTEN UP!

PLUS--

IT'S A GIRL SCOUT COOKIE BOYCOTT!

WHY A GROUP OF POLITICAL ACTIVISTS ARE SAYING NO TO THE COOKIES TONIGHT! Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A STAYING IN THE DARK-VOTOPS


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TZ2 B GIRL SCOUT COOKIES-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


RAIN CHANCES CONTINUE

It was a somewhat cloudy and warm day across the area Wednesday, with highs in the low to mid 80s. Expect the clouds to continue this evening, with temps holding in the 70s. Areas of fog may develop later tonight, with lows holding in the upper 60s.

Our frontal system stays near the region Thursday. This will again result in plenty of cloud cover and a chance for scattered showers across the area. Thursday will also be muggy, with highs climbing into the low 80s.

The mostly cloudy skies remain in place for Friday, with a lesser chance of a rain shower. Highs to close the work week will hold in the low 80s.

We start the weekend with some sunshine, then scattered showers will likely develop late in the day. Saturday will again be muggy, with highs staying in the low 80s.

The frontal boundary finally moves through the area Sunday. This will end the rain chance and bring cooler conditions. Highs on Sunday will be in the upper 70s.

We start next week on a quiet and sunny note. Monday will feature plenty of sunshine with comfortable highs in the upper 70s.

Most of next week again looks fairly quiet, with temps slowly warming into the low 80s by midweek. Return to index of stories...


WINTER STORM-VO IN TC MON-VOFULL


NO REST FOR THE WEARY.

NO SUN FOR OUR FRIENDS UP NORTH.

YOU CAN SEE WHAT THEY'RE DEALING WITH TONIGHT.

RIGHT NOW.

THER'ES HEAVY SNOW ICE AND FREEZING RAIN.

IT'S CAUSED THOUSANDS TO LOSE POWER.

GET THIS-

77 MILLION - ONE IN FOUR - AMERICANS ARE IMPACTED BY THIS.

MORE THAN 2500 FLIGHTS FROM CHICAGO TO MAINE ARE CANCELLED. Return to index of stories...


WINTER STORM-SOTVO


"I'm ready like to pack up and move somewhere, but everybody is getting snow this year, so it's like even the warm states so I don't know."

ANOTHER NORTHEAST STORM IS IN THE WEEKEND FORECAST WITH ABOUT 120 MILLION PEOPLE IN ITS PATH FOR THIS WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


HAPPY VIDEO-VO-WIPE


LEE COUNTY STUDENTS AND TEACHERS ARE TRYING A NEW WAY -- TO STAY HAPPY!

CHECK OUT THIS MUSIC VIDEO.

STUDENTS- FACULTY AND STAFF DANCE TO PHARRELL WILLIAMS' SONG "HAPPY."

THE VIDEO IS PART OF THE DISTRICT'S PUSH TO GET MORE PEOPLE INVOLVED BY REACHING A BROADER AUDIENCE.

STUDENTS UNDERSTAND THE LOGIC. Return to index of stories...


HAPPY VIDEO-SOTVO


18:01:15 I just hope they see the school district as a fun-loving environment where everyone comes together for one effort. And really that effort is to be happy and be a world class school district.18:01:23

BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR MORE VIDEOS FROM THE DISTRICT -

BUT MORE INFORMATIONAL THAN MUSICAL. Return to index of stories...


STAYING IN THE DARK AND HEARING-VO


DO YOU HAVE TROUBLE HEARING IN THE DARK?

YOU HEARD ME RIGHT!

SCIENTISTS PUT A GROUP OF MICE WITH NORMAL VISION AND HEARING IN COMPLETE DARKNESS FOR SIX TO EIGHT DAYS TO SIMULATE BLINDNESS.

WHEN THEY RETURNED TO A NORMAL LIGHT-DARK CYCLE - THEIR VISION WAS THE SAME.

THEIR HEARING ACTUALLY IMPROVED!

SCIENTISTS BELIEVE DEPRIVING ONE SENSE WILL BOOST ANOTHER. Return to index of stories...


KING FAMILY DISPUTE-VO


50 YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH--

DOCTOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JUNIOR'S CHILDREN --

ARE FIGHTING OVER THE CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER'S MOST PROZED POSSESSIONS.

THE ESTATE --

HAS ASKED A JUDGE TO FORCE KING'S DAUGHTER--

TO GIVE UP HER FATHER'S NOBEL PEACE PRIZE AND HIS FAMED "TRAVELING" BIBLE.

TWO OF KING'S SONS CONTROL THE ESTATE.

KINGS' CHILDREN HAVE BEEN IN AND OUT OF COURT FOR YEARS FOR VARIOUS DISPUTES OVER THEIR FATHER'S ESTATE. Return to index of stories...


GIRL SCOUT COOKIE BOYCOTT-TRX-VOTOPS


IT'S A GIRL-SCOUT COOKIE BOYCOTT!

ANTI-ABORTION GROUPS IN WISCONSIN ARE SAYING THE GIRL SCOUTS AREN'T WHOLESOME.

THE GROUPS CLAIM THE ORGANIZATION PUSHES A PRO-ABORTION AGENDA.

GIRLS SCOUT LEADERS CALL THAT A LIE.

ALL MONEY RAISED GOES BACK TO GIRL SCOUTS.

THE ORGANIZATION FOCSES ON LEADERSHIP AND EDUCATION FOR GIRLS. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT-CLIP


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TEASE THREE-POP


IT IS NATIONAL SIGNING DAY. JIMBO FISHER IS RESTOCKING THE FRIDGE AT FLORIDA STATE.

PLUS. SEVERAL LOCAL ATHLETES ARE HEADING OFF TO SOME BIGTIME COLLEGE PROGRAMS. WE'LL HEAR FROM SOME OF THE YOUNG STARS NEXT Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A-VO-DISS


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TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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11PM TZ1) SOCHI TOOTHPASTE ALERT-VOTOPS-WIPE


TONIGHT AT ELEVEN --

SECURITY CONCERNS ARE MOUNTING WITH THE WINTER OLYMPICS --

JUST A DAY AWAY.

NOW -- SEE WHY THE T-S-A IS LOOKING TWICE AT TUBES OF TOOTHPASTE. Return to index of stories...


11PM TZ2) LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS


AND DEVELOPING HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

NEIGHBORS TELL ABC7 THEIR CLUELESS AS TO WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THEIR BACKYARD.

HEAR FROM THEM ON THE ONGOING DEATH INVESTIGATION IN LEHIGH ACRES. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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SIGNING DAY-VOPOP


IT IS SIGNING DAY HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. A DAY WHEN THE PEN "IS" MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD. IS ALSO A DAY WHEN 300 POUND LINEMEN SHARE THE STAGE WITH IVY LEAGUE TENNIS STARS. Return to index of stories...


SIGNING DAY-VOTOPS


FIRST STOP. IMMOKALEE

ONCE AGAIN THE INDIANS. PRODUCING STOP BIGTIME FOOTBALL TALENT.

JC JACKSON. WHO WAS A HIGH SCHOOL ALL-AMERICAN. IS NOW A FLORIDA GATOR.

RUNNING BACK D'EARNEST JOHNSON IS OFF TO SOUTH FLORIDA. AND SO IS LINEBACKER JIMMY BAYES Return to index of stories...


SIGNING DAY-SOTTOPS


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IDA BAKER-VOTOPS


LET'S HEAD OVER TO THE CAPE.

IDA BAKER HAD ITS BIGGEST SIGNING DAY SO FAR.

DEFENSIVE BACK ROY DENSON IS OFF TO PLAY AT BALL STATE

LEVI WALTON. IS HEADING ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO PLAY FOOTBALL FOR THE ARIZONA WILDCATS.

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IDA BAKER-SOTTOPS


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EAST LEE COUNTY-VOTOPS


TODAY AT EAST LEE COUNTY - A PAIR OF TEAMMATES MOVING ONTO THE DIVISION 1 LEVEL IN FOOTBALL -

KENDALL SAWYER WILL TAKE HIS TALENTS TO SOUTH FLORIDA, WHILE WINFRED WARD WILL BECOME A CARDINAL AT BALL STATE - Return to index of stories...


EAST LEE COUNTY-SOTTOPS


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FLORIDA STATE-POPMON


IF YOU ARE SICK OF NICK SABAN AND THE CRIMSON TIDE..THAT IS TOO BAD. IT DOESN'T LOOK LIKE EITHER ARE GOING AWAY ANY TIME SOON. ESPECIALLY SINCE ALABAMA SIGNED THE NUMBER ONE RECRUITING CLASS FOR THE 3RD STRAIGHT YEAR. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA STATE-VIDBOX


NOT FAR BEHIND. THE FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES

ACCORDING TO ESPN. FLORIDA STATE HAS THE NUMBER 3 RECRUITING CLASS IN THE NATION. SIGNING 29 PLAYERS INCLUDING 3 5 STAR RECRUITS.

YOU SEE FLORIDA AT 6 AND MIAMI AT 10.

OF COURSE. THE SEMINOLES ARE FRESH OFF THEIR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP. WHICH DOES NOT HURT RECRUITING. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA STATE-SOTTOPS


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BISHOP VEROT-CGTOPS


THE BISHOP VEROT SOCCER TEAM. IS LOOKING TO ADVANCE TO THE STATE TITLE GAME.

THE VIKINGS ARE PLAYING TRINITY CATHOLIC AS WE SPEAK UP IN MELBOURNE FLORIDA.

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GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-4 SHOT


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