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DIRECTORS PAGE EXTRA AT 11 OPEN-CLIP
HEADLINES-SOTTOPS BREADWINNER MOMS-TC MON
BREAKING NEWS OPEN-CLIP BREADWINNER MOMS-PKG
SIX MILE CYPRESS CRASH-VO BREADWINNER MOMS-ONCAM
BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP MICROBEAD BAN-BNC
JIM ILIAS FUNERAL-VOTOPS-POP MATCHMAKER HAPPINESS-VO
JIM ILIAS FUNERAL-PKG YOGA FOR DOGS-VO
JIM ILIAS FUNERAL-POP VIRUS KILLING CATS-VO
DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP SEXY NAME CHANGE-SS
HOMELESS SEX OFFENDER CAMP-EANI-FLY COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP
HOMELESS SEX OFFENDER CAMP-SOTVO ELDREDGE-VOTOPS
MCGREGOR METH BUST-VO-SS-WIPE TEASE TWO-CAM 10
MCGREGOR METH BUST-SOTVO TZ2 A SPORTS TEASE-VO
TOM BROKAW CANCER-VO NIGHTLINE TEASE-BLK-SOT
LEE SCHOOL BOARD-VO-WIPE SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
LEE SCHOOL BOARD-SOTVO FLORIDA GATORS-POPMON
AMMUNITION ARREST-BNC-SS-VO FLORIDA GATORS-VOTOPS
AMMUNITION ARREST-SOTVO FM VIERA-VOTOPS
DUNN TRIAL UPDATE-SOTVO DUNBAR PAHOKEE-VOTOPS
DUNN TRIAL UPDATE-SOTVO DUNBAR PAHOKEE-SOT
BUS BEATDOWN-TC MON VO TWINS SPRING-POPMON
SUSPECT TAKE DOWN-TRX-VOTOPS TWINS SPRING-VOTOPS
NEXT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP TWINS SPRING-SOTTOPS
TEASE ONE------------ ACE GROUP-VOTOPS
TZ1A WOMEN BREADWINNERS-SOTVO ACE GROUP-SOTOPS
TZ1B MICROBEADS-VOTOPS WINTER OLYMPICS-POPMON
STORMWARN 7 JP WX OPEN-CLIP WINTER OLYMPICS-CGTOPS
WEATHER-PWC MICHAEL SAM-VOTOPS
WEATHER-WXWALL MICHAEL SAM-SOTTOPS
TZ EXTRA------------ TOSS TO BREAK-POP
A) BREADWINNER MOMS-VOTOPS ELDREDGE FIGURE SKATE-VO
B) SEXY NAME CHANGE-SS CLOSE 11PM-4 SHOT


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HEADLINES-SOTTOPS


THE WIFE OF THE WRONGWAY-DRIVER SAYS.

IT WASN'T SUICIDE!

I see how it looks that way, but he was never that person."

NOW AT 11 --

OUR EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW!

WHAT SHE *DOES* THINK HAPPENED --

KILLED FOUR PEOPLE --

INCLUDING A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MAN LAID TO REST TODAY.

PLUS --

JUST A FEW HOURS AGO --

LEE COUNTY MADE A CHANGE IMPACTING *EVERY* SINGLE STUDENT.

NOW AT 11 --

FIND OUT WHAT'S CHANGING!

AND --

WHY CAN'T FEMALE BREADWINNERS. FIND TOTAL HAPPINESS!

ABC7 REVEALS THE ONE THING STANDING IN THEIR WAY.

"jp says something about weather. Your news at 11 starts now!" Return to index of stories...


BREAKING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


BREAKING NEWS OPEN Return to index of stories...


SIX MILE CYPRESS CRASH-VO


BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW AT 11.

A MAJOR CRASH INVOLVING 13 PEOPLE IN FORT MYERS.

THIS HAPPENED AT SIX MILE CYPRESS AND U-S 41.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES TELL US IT INVOLVES AT LEAST FIVE CARS.

THE SCENE IS CLEAR AT THIS HOUR.

PARAMEDICS TOOK TWO PEOPLE TO LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.

ABC7 IS WORKING TO FIND OUT THEIR INJURIES, CONDITIONS AND WHAT CAUSED THIS CRASH.

STAY WITH US ON AIR AND ONLINE - ABC-7.COM - FOR THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP


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JIM ILIAS FUNERAL-VOTOPS-POP


THIS IS THE FACE OF A MAN WHO STOLE THE LIVES OF FOUR COLLEGE STUDENTS THIS WEEKEND --

INCLUDING A YOUNG MAN WHO GRADUATED HIGH SCHOOL IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

HE IS THE WRONG WAY DRIVER.

HIS NAME IS DANIEL MORRIS.

28 YEARS OLD.

AND HE WENT HURTLING DOWN THE WRONG SIDE OF I-275 THIS WEEKEND --

STARING DOWN ONCOMING TRAFFIC --

AND THEN RAMMING HEAD-ON INTO A CAR.

WHY WOULD SOMEONE DO THAT?

OUR BIG STORY AT 11 --

GIVES US SOME NEW CLUES --

IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HIS WIDOW. Return to index of stories...


JIM ILIAS FUNERAL-PKG


TANYA DUNN DOESN'T WANT YOU TO SEE HER FACE.

BUT SHE DOES WANT YOU TO FEEL HER PAIN.

"It was harder for me to grasp the concept that other people passed along with him."

SHE AND DANNY MORRIS WERE MARRIED SEVEN YEARS IN MICHIGAN --

BUT JUST STARTED LIVING SEPARATELY.

DANNY MOVED TO TAMPA.

AND A WEEK LATER --

DROVE THE WRONG WAY DOWN TO I-275, RAMMING AND KILLING FOUR COLLEGE STUDENTS AND HIMSELF.

"I feel so bad for their family and friends, I'm so sorry for what they went through."

'nat of people walking'

TODAY --

WE SAW WHAT ONE FAMILY WENT THROUGH --

AND IS STILL GOING THROUGH.

JIM ILIAS GRADUATED FROM CYPRESS LAKE HIGH IN LEE COUNTY.

HE DIED IN THIS FIERY CRASH --

JUST 20 YEARS OLD.

'getting coffin'

THOUSANDS CAME TO HIS FUNERAL TODAY --

TO PAY THEIR RESPECTS.

19:31-19:43 "Probably the most painful thing I've ever done in my life ever. Tore me apart and I just can't comprehend it right now."

TANYA DOESN'T KNOW WHY THIS HAPPENED EITHER --

BUT WAS ADAMANT ABOUT ONE REASON IT DID NOT HAPPEN.

SHE SAYS DANNY DID NOT DO THIS ON PURPOSE.

"he was never the type that would go on what everyone's calling a suicide mission. I see how it looks that way, but he was never that person." Return to index of stories...


JIM ILIAS FUNERAL-POP


TANYA SAYS IT IS LIKELY HER HUSBAND WAS DRIVING DRUNK THAT NIGHT.

INVESTIGATORS ARE RUNNING TESTS TO SEE IF THAT'S TRUE. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN Return to index of stories...


HOMELESS SEX OFFENDER CAMP-EANI-FLY


A HOMELESS CAMP SHUTDOWN IN FORT MYERS.

NOW WHERE WILL THOSE PEOPLE GO AND WHO WILL CLEAN UP THE MESS THEY LEFT BEHIND ON PRIVATE PROPERTY NEAR A SCHOOL?

LAST WEEK --

AUTHORITIES TOLD THE TEN TO 20 HOMELESS PEOPLE THEY HAD UNTIL TODAY TO LEAVE.

SOME ARE CONVICTED SEX OFFENDERS.

THE CAMP IS JUST FEET FROM NORTH COLONIAL LINEAR TRAIL AND ABOUT HALF A MILE FROM COLONIAL ELEMENTARY.

SOME OF THE TENTS ARE STILL UP TONIGHT --

AND PEOPLE WHO LIVE NEARBY SAY IT'S TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT. Return to index of stories...


HOMELESS SEX OFFENDER CAMP-SOTVO


Dan Pfaffenbach/ Fort Myers Resident "I always kept my door locked at

night. I keep a pistol with me just in case." 3:05:50-3:05:54

SOME OF THE HOMELESS ARE STAYING AT A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CHURCH.

OTHERS ARE BACK ON THE STREETS ALONG WITH THE ROUGHLY THREE THOUSAND OTHER HOMELESS IN LEE COUNTY.

PROPERTY DEVELOPERS DONT HAVE PLANS TO CLEAN UP WHAT'S LEFT. Return to index of stories...


MCGREGOR METH BUST-VO-SS-WIPE


FORT MYERS COPS MADE A METH BUST --

LESS THAN A MILE FROM THE EDISON FORD WINTER ESTATES.

IN SHORT --

DRUGS IN A VERY NICE PART OF TOWN.

OFFICERS RAIDED A VACANT HOUSE ON MCGREGOR EARLY THIS MORNING --

RIGHT NEAR FORT MYERS COUNTRY CLUB.

THE CITY HAD CONDEMNED THAT HOME YESTERDAY.

TODAY --

THEY FOUND STEVEN KNITE AND VICTORIA BOYD LIVING INSIDE.

NEIGHBORS SAY KNITE USED TO LIVED THERE WITH HIS FAMILY.

BUT HE MOVED AWAY A FEW YEARS AGO.

HE CAME BACK FRIDAY. Return to index of stories...


MCGREGOR METH BUST-SOTVO


John Meiser

Neighbor

31:50-31:58

I told him that our house is camered up and I didn't need his cameras and he said ya I noticed that.

ACCORDING TO THE ARREST REPORT ABC7 OBTAINED --

INVESTIGATORS FOUND SYRNINGES AND METH INSIDE.

THE HOUSE IS ALSO RIGHT ACROSS FROM A CHURCH --

MEANING KNITE COULD FACE A STIFFER PENALTY FOR THE METH. Return to index of stories...


TOM BROKAW CANCER-VO


NEW AT 11 --

VETERAN NEWSMAN TOM BROKAW ANNOUNCED TONIGHT --

HE'S BATTLING CANCER.

THE LONG-TIME ANCHOR OF N-B-C NIGHTLY NEWS --

IS SUFFERING FROM MULTIPLE MYELOMA.

THAT'S A CANCER IMPACTING BLOOD CELLS IN YOUR BONE MARROW.

BUT --

DOCTORS CALL HIS PROGNOSIS GOOD.

AND THE 72-YEAR-OLD BROKAW SAYS HE IS STILL THE LUCKIEST GUY HE KNOWS. Return to index of stories...


LEE SCHOOL BOARD-VO-WIPE


IT WAS ONLY A MATTER OF TIME.

TONIGHT - THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD DECIDED TO LET STUDENTS USE ELECTRONIC DEVICES IN CLASS.

DON'T LET YOUR CHILDREN BRING THOSE LAPTOPS AND TABLETS TO SCHOOL TOMORROW.

THE DISTRICT WILL LAUNCH A PILOT PROGRAM AT SIX SCHOOLS.

THEY'LL THEN REVISE THE POLICY BEFORE IT GOES DISTRICT-WIDE.

STUDENTS WILL ONLY BE ABLE TO USE THEIR SMARTPHONES, TABLETS AND COMPUTERS WHEN TEACHERS SAY IT'S OKAY. Return to index of stories...


LEE SCHOOL BOARD-SOTVO


19:48:47 I find it easier to take notes on my laptop. I take classes at Edison so I take my laptop there. 19:48:54

STUDENTS WILL HAVE TO USE THE DISTRICT'S WIFI.

THAT MEANS MANY SITES SUCH AS FACEBOOK ARE BLOCKED. Return to index of stories...


AMMUNITION ARREST-BNC-SS-VO


A TEEN ACCUSED OF STEALING GUNS FROM A PAWN SHOP --

THEN ASKING FOR AMMUNITION ONLINE -- SITS IN THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY JAIL TONIGHT.

INVESTIGATORS ARRESTED JAYSON RICE.

HE'S CHARGED WITH FOUR COUNTS OF GRAND THEFT.

DEPUTIES SAY HE AND TWO OTHERS BROKE INTO THE ENGLEWOOD PAWNSHOP LAST WEEK.

BUT THEY SAY HE MADE A MISTAKE ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

SOMEONE CALLED 9-1-1 SAYING RICE WAS ASKING FOR AMMO ON FACEBOOK.

ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATORS --

HE HAD PICTURES OF THE STOLEN GUNS ON HIS CELL PHONE.

INVESTIGATORS ARE WAITING FOR ARREST WARRANTS ON THE TWO OTHER THIEVES. Return to index of stories...


AMMUNITION ARREST-SOTVO


:09 Susan Ruscitti, Suspect's neighbor "I'm completely shocked knowing there are guns over there and the safety of the children there that I know are in the home…

things like this just don't happen in this neighborhood."

INVESTIGATORS ARE WAITING FOR ARREST WARRANTS ON THE TWO OTHER THIEVES.

DEPUTIES HAVE NOT RECOVERED THE GUNS. Return to index of stories...


DUNN TRIAL UPDATE-SOTVO


A FLORIDA MAN --

CHARGED WITH KILLING A TEEN OVER LOUD MUSIC SAYS HE SHOT IN SELF DEFENSE.

HE TOOK THE STAND TODAY.

LISTEN.

I was in fear for my life and I was probably stunned.

MICHAEL DUNN DESCRIBED WHAT HAPPENED IN NOVEMBER OF 2012 WHEN HE SHOT INTO AN S-U-V WITH FOUR TEENS.

HE KILLED A 17-YEAR-OLD HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR. Return to index of stories...


DUNN TRIAL UPDATE-SOTVO


Body panels on the SUV were rattling, my rear view mirror was shaking, my eardrums were vibrating. I mean, this was ridiculously loud music.

DUNN SAYS THE PASSENGER THREATENED TO KILL HIM AND SAW THE BARREL OF A GUN.

THAT'S WHEN HE CLAIMS HE GRABBED HIS GUN, LOADED IT AND SHOT NINE TIMES.

OFFICERS NEVER FOUND ANY WEAPONS IN THE S-U-V WITH THE TEENS.

DUNN FACES FIRST DEGREE MURDER CHARGES AND THREE COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER. Return to index of stories...


BUS BEATDOWN-TC MON VO


A WISCONSIN SCHOOL BUS DRIVER IS OUT OF A JOB BECAUSE OF THIS VIDEO.

TONIGHT WE'RE BRINGING YOU A LOOK --

FROM FOUR ANGLES!

HE WAS FIGHTING WITH A STUDENT --

WHILE THE BUS KEPT ON MOVING!

THEY START FIGHTING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE AISLE --

WHILE THE BUS COLLIDES INTO THREE PARKED CARS.

NO ONE WAS HURT IN ALL OF THIS.

THE TEENAGER IS FACING CHARGES FOR ASSAULTING THE BUS DRIVER AND ENDANGERING SAFETY. Return to index of stories...


SUSPECT TAKE DOWN-TRX-VOTOPS


WHEN A BAND OF OFFICERS ARE AFTER YOU --

A BICYCLE MIGHT NOT BE YOUR BEST WAY TO ESCAPE.

THIS BURGLARY SUSPECT WAS RUNNING FROM THE LAW IN SACREMENTO.

AND WHAM!

A NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER CAPTURED THE TAKE DOWN ON CAMERA.

ONE OFFICER HURT HIS FACE IN THE SCUFFLE --

BUT THEY GOT THEIR MAN. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


NEXT AT 11 OPEN Return to index of stories...


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


"when i got the new job you know he was making jokes about, i don't need him anymore."

*WOMEN* ARE THE BREADWINNERS IN *ALMOST* HALF OF AMERICAN HOUSEHOLDS.

SO WHAT ARE *MORE* THAN HALF OF THOSE FEMALE BREADWINNERS STILL UNSATISFIED WITH?

WE REVEAL THE ANSWER TONIGHT.

PLUS --

A-B-C 7 UNCOVERS WHY YOUR SOAP AND YOUR TOOTHPASTE --

MIGHT SOON CHANGE.

WHAT SOME LAWMAKERS WANT TO RIP FROM THE RECIPE.

AD-LIB WEATHER TEASE Return to index of stories...


TZ1A WOMEN BREADWINNERS-SOTVO


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TZ1B MICROBEADS-VOTOPS


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STORMWARN 7 JP WX OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


TRACKING A COLD FRONT

The weather picture in southwest Florida will start to change tomorrow. We can expect some rain to move through and cooler temperatures by the end of the week.

Tonight's forecast still looks good. Skies will be mostly clear again this evening with low temperatures dropping to upper 50's inland and around 60 along the coast. The humidity has come up a bit today and some morning fog will be possible to start the day on Wednesday.

A cold front is developing west of Florida and will move toward the state tomorrow. By late day we will see clouds increase and temperatures topping out in the low 80's during the afternoon. The cold front should cross the area by Thursday morning and bring showers or thunderstorms. It's possible that some thunderstorms could punch through here with gusty winds and frequent lightning by Thursday morning.

Cooler weather is on the way for the end of the week as we track highs in the 70's for a few days. A few chilly mornings are expected - especially on Friday morning as lows dip into the 30's and 40's.

The weekend weather is looking fine with plenty of sunshine and seasonally pleasant temperatures. Return to index of stories...


TZ EXTRA------------


IN THESE HOUSES --

WOMEN MAKE THE DOUGH!

TONIGHT --

THE HOUSEHOLDS WITH *FEMALE* BREAD-WINNERS.

AND WHAT'S *STILL* HOLDING THE WOMEN BACK FROM HAPPINESS!

AND, SERIOUSLY, HER NAME IS WHAT?!?

FIND OUT *WHY* THIS WOMAN CHANGED HER REAL NAME TO "SEXY" --

IN JUST 60 SECONDS AFTER LOTTO! Return to index of stories...


A) BREADWINNER MOMS-VOTOPS


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B) SEXY NAME CHANGE-SS


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EXTRA AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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BREADWINNER MOMS-TC MON


REMEMBER THE BRADY BUNCH, THE CLEAVERS.

DAD HEADS OFF TO WORK -- MOM STAYS HOME FOR CHORES AND HOUSEWORK.

NO MORE.

TONIGHT, THE MODERN AMERICAN FAMILY.

MANY MOTHERS ARE NOW THE BREADWINNERS.

TONIGHT - A SURPRISING LOOK AT THOSE DADS, CHORES AND HOW TO KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY HAPPY. Return to index of stories...


BREADWINNER MOMS-PKG


MICHELLE BENFER IS A MOM, A WIFE AND THE BREADWINNER.

SHE'S MAKES TWICE AS MUCH AS HER HUSBAND. AN UNEXPECTED ROLE CONSIDERING HIS PRE-MARRIAGE PROMISE.

SOT MB: "THAT I COULD STOP WORKING BY THE TIME I WAS 30"

MICHELLE IS STILL WORKING.

HER FAMILY IS AMONG 40 PERCENT OF AMERICAN HOUSEHOLDS WITH CHILDREN WHERE THE WOMAN BRINGS HOME THE BACON.

SOT CAROL: "BREADWINNING MOMS HAVE MUCH MORE STRESS. THEY ARE ASKED TO DO MORE AT HOME"

MICHELLE SOT: "WHEN I GOT THE NEW JOB YOU KNOW HE WAS MAKING JOKES ABOUT, I DON'T NEED HIM ANYMORE."

THE BIGGEST BURDEN? DAD. EVEN THOUGH MEN THINK THEY ARE DOING THEIR FAIR SHARE ONLY 60% OF BREADWINNING MOMS SAY THEY'RE SATISFIED WITH THE DIVISION OF HOUSEWORK.

WIVES LIKE CATHERINE MERRITT SAYS 'WE FINALLY HIRED A CLEANING LADY ONCE A MONTH. I FIGURED IT WAS CHEAPER THAN DIVORCE!'

ASHLEY SAULINO FROM COLORADO SAYS SHE AND HER HUSBAND ARE ALWAYS FIGHTING OVER CHILDCARE.

ASHLEY SOT: "I FEEL LIKE I HAVE TO CALL IN A FAVOR OR ASK MY HUSBAND TO HELP WITH THE KIDS."

THERE CAN ALSO BE AN OVERWHELMING SENSE OF RESPONSIBILITY AND FINANCIAL STRESS.

SOT: "ITS SCARY. EVERYTHING ARISES AND FALLS ON YOU, THE KIDS ABILITY TO HAVE THE COLLEGE THAT THEY WANT TO GO TO YOUR HOME THE CAR YOU HAVE"

THE BENFERS SAY THEY'RE A TEAM.

THEY'RE MAKING IT WORK.

POSSIBLY THE PIONEERS ON A NEW FRONTIER OF FAMILIES AND WOMEN BREAKING THE GLASS CEILING. Return to index of stories...


BREADWINNER MOMS-ONCAM


ACCORDING TO A RECENT PEW SURVEY -- THE TOTAL FAMILY INCOME IS HIGHER WHEN THE MOTHER.

**NOT THE FATHER**

IS THE PRIMARY BREADWINNER! Return to index of stories...


MICROBEAD BAN-BNC


HEADED TO BED?

BEFORE YOU WASH YOUR FACE --

AND BRUSH YOUR TEETH --

LISTEN TO THIS.

LAWMAKERS WANT TO BAN THOSE LITTLE MICROBEADS INSIDE YOUR SCRUBS.

TODAY IN NEW YORK --

THEY INTRODUCED A BILL STOPPING PRODUCTION, MANUFACTURING AND DISTRIBUTION OF PRODUCTS WITH PLASTIC BEADS.

TURNS OUT THEY GO DOWN THE DRAIN -- BUT THEY DON'T GO AWAY.

THEY'RE NOT SMALL ENOUGH TO GET FLUSHED THROUGH SEWER SYSTEMS.

SO THEY END UP IN WATERWAYS --

ESSENTIALLY POLLUTING THE WATER.

UNDER THE BILL --

MANUFACTURERS WOULD HAVE UNTIL 2016 TO PHASE OUT THE MICROBEADS. Return to index of stories...


MATCHMAKER HAPPINESS-VO


IF YOU DON'T HAVE A DATE FOR VALENTINES NIGHT THIS FRIDAY DON'T WORRY -

SETTING UP A FRIEND MIGHT BE JUST AS SATISFYING.

DUKE AND HARVARD RESEARCHERS DID FOUR STUDIES ON THE ART OF MATCHMAKING.

THEY FOUND BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER LEADS TO HAPPINESS FOR THE MATCHMAKER.

WHY?

THE MATCHMAKER GETS A LITTLE BIT OF AN EGO BOOST WHEN THEY RECOGNIZE TWO PEOPLE ARE MEANT TO BE TOGETHER. Return to index of stories...


YOGA FOR DOGS-VO


YOU MAY THINK DOGS DOING YOGA --

IS A BIT OF A STRETCH.

BUT A DOGGY DAYCARE IN KANSAS IS MAKING IT HAPPEN FOR PEOPLE. AND THEIR PETS.

IT'S CALLED "DOGA."

RELAXING MUSIC SETS THE MOOD.

AND OWNERS CAN TAKE PART --

HELPING THEIR PETS RELAX AND UNWIND. Return to index of stories...


VIRUS KILLING CATS-VO


FROM FUN WITH DOGS TO DANGER FOR CATS --

THERE'S A VIRUS SWEEPING THE CAT ROOM AT THE IOWA CITY ANIMAL CARE AND ADOPTION CENTER.

IT'S KILLED A DOZEN FELINES.

ELEVEN KITTENS TAKEN FROM THE SAME HOUSE WERE ALL INFECTED --

AND IT SPREAD TO ANOTHER KITTEN.

THOSE 12 CATS WERE SO SICK THEY DIED OR HAD TO BE PUT DOWN.

OFFICIALS ARE WORKING TO QUARANTINE THE VIRUS AND CLEAN THE ROOM. Return to index of stories...


SEXY NAME CHANGE-SS


SHIELA WASN'T GOOD ENOUGH --

AND NEITHER WAS HER MIDDLE NAME.

SEXY -- NOW THAT HAS A RING TO IT.

THIS OHIO WOMAN THINKS SO.

SHE LEGALLY CHANGED HER NAME TO SEXY - TODAY.

HER GIVEN NAME WAS SHIELA RANEA CRABTREE.

SHE SAYS THE NAME "SEXY" REFLECTS HER PERSONALITY.

SHE SAYS IT'S FUN AND FREE SPIRITED. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP


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ELDREDGE-VOTOPS


A FORMER OLYMPIAN LIVES RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA --

AND HE'S NOT LETTING HIS TALENT GO TO WASTE!

STILL TO COME AT 11 --

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TEASE TWO-CAM 10


THE FLORIDA GATORS HAVEN'T LOST IN OVER 2 MONTHS. WHY START TONIGHT.

PLUS. THE TWINS COULDN'T GET OUT OF MINNESOTA FAST ENOUGH. SOME OF THE FELLAS HITTING THE FIELD EARLY. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A SPORTS TEASE-VO


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NIGHTLINE TEASE-BLK-SOT


NIGHTLINE TEASE Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


SPORTS OPEN Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA GATORS-POPMON


THE LAST TIME TENNESSEE FACED FLORIDA. THINGS DID NOT GO SO WELL. THE VOLUNTEERS TOOK A 26 POINT BEATDOWN BACK IN JANUARY. BUT IF IT MAKES THE VOLS FEEL ANY BETTER. THINGS HAVE NOT GONE SO WELL FOR MOST TEAMS THAT HAVE FACED THE GATORS. FLORIDA LOOKING FOR THEIR 16TH STRAIGHT WIN. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA GATORS-VOTOPS


LET'S GOT TO KNOXVILLE. THIS ONE MUCH CLOSER.

LATE 2ND HALF. GATORS UP 1. LET'S MAKE THAT 4. MICHAEL FRAZIER. DRILLS A BIG 3.

MOMENTS LATER. SCOTTIE WILBEKIN A 3 OF HIS OWN. AND THE GATORS KEEP ROLLING THAT IS NOW 16 STRAIGHT. 67-58

FLORIDA NOW 11-0 IN THE SEC. Return to index of stories...


FM VIERA-VOTOPS


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DUNBAR PAHOKEE-VOTOPS


SECOND ROUND OF THE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE TOURNAMENTS.

THE DUNBAR GIRLS PIPING HOT AS WELL.WINNERS OF 18 STRAIGHT. TAKING ON PAHOKEE

KIARA DESAMOURS FINISHES THE FAST BREAK AND GETS FOULED.

THE TIGERS DOMINATED TONIGHT THEY KEPT PAHOKEE. SCORELESS THE FINAL 11 MINUTES

TIGERS ROLL 66-25 Return to index of stories...


DUNBAR PAHOKEE-SOT


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TWINS SPRING-POPMON


TWINS MANAGER RON GARDENHIRE HAS BEEN THROWN OUT OF 61 GAMES OVER HIS CAREER. AS GARDY SAY HE GETS DEJECTED THEN. EJECTED. UNFORTUNATELY FOR. GARDY. HE'S BEEN DEJECTED A LOT LATELY. SUFFERING THROUGH 3 STRAIGHT 90 LOSS SEASONS. BUT THAT'S THE BEAUTY OF SPRING TRAINING. EVERYTHING IS BRAND NEW Return to index of stories...


TWINS SPRING-VOTOPS


SOME OF THE TWINS. HAVE ALREADY STARTED TO TRICKLE IN.

TODAY SEVERAL PLAYERS WERE WORKING OUT AT THE LEE COUNTY SPORTS COMPLEX. GETTING A JUMP START ON THE SEASON

PITCHERS AND CATCHERS REPORT ON SUNDAY. BUT FOR A LOT OF THESE GUYS. THEY CAN'T WAIT TIL THEN Return to index of stories...


TWINS SPRING-SOTTOPS


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ACE GROUP-VOTOPS


THE PLAYERS ON THE CHAMPIONS TOUR. GOT THEIR PRACTICE ROUNDS IN TODAY AT THE ACE GROUP CLASSIC.

FIRST ROUND COMES YOUR WAY FRIDAY FROM TWINEAGLES IN NAPLES

THE TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN COMING TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SINCE 1988. AND IT'S HOME FOR MANY OF THE PLAYERS. Return to index of stories...


ACE GROUP-SOTOPS


WAIT Return to index of stories...


WINTER OLYMPICS-POPMON


MEMO TO SOCHI. THESE ARE THE "WINTER" OLYMPICS. TODAY IT WAS A BALMY 61 DEGREES IN THE HOST CITY. BUT SO FAR NO COMPLAINTS FROM THE ATHLETES Return to index of stories...


WINTER OLYMPICS-CGTOPS


HERE'S A LOOK AT THE MEDAL COUNT.

NORWAY LEADS THE WAY WITH 11 TOTAL.

THE UNITED STATES. WON TWO MEDALS TODAY.

ERIC HAMLIN PICKED UP A BRONZE IN THE LUGE. AND DEVIN LOGAN WON SILVER IN THE WOMAN'S SLOPE STYLE SKIING.

MEANWHILE 2-TIME GOLD MEDAL WINNER SHAUN WHITE. WAS SHUTOUT OF THE HALFPIPE. Return to index of stories...


MICHAEL SAM-VOTOPS


ON SUNDAY. MISSOURI ALL-AMERICAN FOOTBALL PLAYER. MICHAEL SAM ANNOUNCED TO THE WORLD THAT HE IS GAY.

AN ANNOUNCEMENT THAT WAS MET WITH MOSTLY POSITIVE REACTION.

HOWEVER. SEVEARL NFL GENERAL MANAGER. BELIEVE SAM HURT HIS DRAFT STATUS BY COMING OUT. AND SOME EVEN SAID THE NFL IS NOT READY FOR AN OPENLY GAY PLAYER. Return to index of stories...


MICHAEL SAM-SOTTOPS


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TOSS TO BREAK-POP


THAT IS A LOOK AT SPORTS.

UP NEXT -- HOW YOUR KIDS CAN LEARN TO FIGURE SKATE --

FROM AN OLYMPIC ATHLETE --

RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

STAY RIGHT THERE. Return to index of stories...


ELDREDGE FIGURE SKATE-VO


WHILE ALL EYES ARE ON THE GAMES IN SOCHI -

ONE FORMER OLYMPIAN IS FOCUSED ON HIS TEAM IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

THREE TIME OLYMPIAN AND WORLD CHAMPION FIGURE SKATER TODD ELDREDGE NOW COACHES THE NEXT GENERATION OF SKATERS AT GERMAIN ARENA.

THAT'S RIGHT HE'S ENJOYING THE SUN AND BEACH AND THE ICE IN LEE COUNTY.

HE'S HELPING HIS YOUNG SKATERS GLIDE TOWARD THEIR OLYMPIC GOALS EVERY DAY.

ELDREDGE LAST COMPETED IN THE OLYMPICS IN 2002 IN SALT LAKE CITY. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE 11PM-4 SHOT


AD LIB GOODBYE Return to index of stories...