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BREAKING NEWS CLIP CROSSTALK WX TEASE-2SH-WX GFX
HEADLINES------------- BUMP SHOT-CAM 10 REVERSE BUMP
HL1) FLOOD INSURANCE RATES-VO-WIPE NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIP
HL 2) SHIRLEY TEMPLE-VO-WIPE NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-SAT 3 TOPS
HL3) BROKEN HEART SYNDROME-VO-WIPE TS1) IVAN ROSE DEATH-(2SS)-VO
WX HL-WX WALL TS2) SHIRLEY TEMPLE DIES-VOTOPS
NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIPTOPS TS3) FLOOD INSURANCE RATES-VOTOPS
IVAN ROSE FUNERAL-TRX-OC-SS-VO JUDGE RULES ON JAMES HOLMES EVIDENCE-TRX-VO
WHO'S IN DC TODAY-CGTOPS LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-TRX-VO
FLOOD INSURANCE RATES-VOTOPS OC-BNR FL SCAFFOLDING-VO
METH BUST LAB-TRX-SHOT NC SCHOOL SHOOTING UPDATE-TRX-VOTOPS
ORANGE COUNTY DEPUTY SHOT-TRX-VO US GAY MARRIAGE NEVADA-TRX-2-SHOT
MESAC DAMAS HEARING-TRX-VO GAY MARRIAGE UTAH-TRX-VOTOPS
NAVY YARD SHOOTING-TRX-VOTOPS HILLARY CLINTON-VO
YELLEN FIRST TESTIMONY FED CHAIR-VO FORD NATION AGAIN-VO
CHRISTIE SUBPOENAS-TRX-VO MAYOR ROB FORD MOVIE-SOTTOPSVO
SHIRLEY TEMPLE DIES-TRX-2-SHOT ANCHOR MISTAKES SAMUEL L JACKSON FOR LAURENCE FISH
SHIRLEY TEMPLE DIES-PKG INCURABLE DISEASE-VO
STATE DINNER PRESIDENT-TRX-VOTOPS LOVING MESSAGE IN SNOW CHICAGO-TRX-VOTOPS
PAGE FIELD PLANES-TRX-2-SHOT DUMB STARBUCKS SHUT DOWN OVER HEALTH PERMIT-VO
PAGE FIELD PLANES-SS-VO CHURCH IN THE NUDE-VO
CYBER ATTACKS CAMPAIGN-TRX-VO CHURCH IN THE NUDE-SOTVO
LEE SCHOOL BOARD MTG-TRX-OC TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT
I75 REOPENS-TRX-VOTOPS TZ5 A HILLARY CLINTON PRIVATE PAPERS-VOTOPS
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT TZ5 B SAVING ENERGY-VOTOPS
TZ1 A BROKEN HEART SYNDROME-VOTOPS WEATHER TEASE-WX ID
WEATHER TEASE-WX ID HILLARY CLINTON PRIVATE PAPERS-2-SHOT
BROKEN HEART SYNDROME-2-SH HILLARY CLINTON PRIVATE PAPERS-PKG
BROKEN HEART SYNDROME-PKG HILLARY CLINTON PRIVATE PAPERS
TEASE TWO-2-SHOT STORM WARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP
TZ2 A OIL SEARCH IN COLLIER-VOTOPS CROSSTALK-CAM 9 WX EST
TZ2 B MEDICAL MARIJUANA-VOTOPS FORECAST-WX WALL
WATER ON MARS-VOTOPS SAVING ENERGY-2 SHOT
STORMWARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP SAVING ENERGY-PKG
CROSSTALK INTO WX-CAM 9 WX EST PROTECTING DIGITAL DIGITS-VO
FORECAST-WXWALL FINANCIAL CHEATING-VO
OIL SEARCH IN COLLIER-TRX-VO $5 CELLPHONE PLAN-OC
MEDICAL MARIJUANA-TRX-VOTOPS TEASE SIX-2-SHOT
RUBIO ON POT-OC-SOTVO TZ6 A JAY LENO IN NAPLES-VOTOPS
CHARLIE CRIST IN FORT MYERS-TRX-VOTOPS TZ6 B KANYE WEST SHOES WORTH MILLIONS-VOTOPS
NO JAIL TIME FOR KUGLAR-VO FINAL CHECK OF STOCKS-SAT 3 FULL
LEHIGH MEETING-VO JAY LENO IN NAPLES-2SH NATVO
CAPE PHONE SCAM-VO JUSTIN BEIBER MORE PROBLEMS-VO
CAPE PHONE SCAM-SOTVO KANYE WEST SHOES WORTH MILLIONS-VO
TEASE THREE-2-SHOT BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN ANNOUNCES US TOUR DATES-TRX-VOTO
TZ3 A BIGGEST LOSER RESPONDS TO CRITICS-VO-WIPE TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS
BIGGEST LOSER RESPONDS TO CRITICS-2-SHOT METH BUST-SSTOPS
BIGGEST LOSER RESPONDS TO CRITICS-PKG TS1) IVAN ROSE DEATH-(2SS)-VO
TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT TS2) SHIRLEY TEMPLE DIES-VOTOPS
TZ 4 A JUDGE RULES ON JAMES HOLMES EVIDENCE-VO-WIP TS3) FLOOD INSURANCE RATES-VOTOPS
TZ4 B LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-VOTOPS-WIPE TS4)
TZ4 C CHURCH IN THE NUDE-VOTOPS CLOSE-2SH-AWS ANI


BREAKING NEWS CLIP


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HEADLINES-------------


A BIG MEETING IN D-C TODAY ON FLORIDA FLOOD INSURANCE.

IF THE U-S HOUSE DOESN'T ACT-- RATES HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WILL JUMP 10 FOLD.

WE WILL TELL YOU WHO'S GOING TO BAT FOR YOU.AND WHAT'S AT STAKE.

SHIRLEY TEMPLE, PASSED AWAY, AT 85.

SHE WAS AN ICONIC CHILD STAR. FAMOUS FOR DECADES. ADORED BY MILLION.

WE TAKE A LOOK BACK ON HER LIFE ON THE BIG SCREEN.

AND IS A BROKEN HEART FOR REAL??

WHEN LOVE IS LOST. CAN IT REALLY LEAD TO DEATH? Return to index of stories...


HL1) FLOOD INSURANCE RATES-VO-WIPE


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HL 2) SHIRLEY TEMPLE-VO-WIPE


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HL3) BROKEN HEART SYNDROME-VO-WIPE


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WX HL-WX WALL


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NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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IVAN ROSE FUNERAL-TRX-OC-SS-VO


FUNERAL SERVICES ARE PLANNED TODAY FOR A ONE YEAR OLD BOY FROM COLLIER COUNTY.

THE MOTHER'S BOYFRIEND NIKLAUS BOOSKA IS IN JAIL THIS MORNING, ACCUSED IN THE CHILD'S DEATH.

AUTHORITES SAY BOOSKA WAS WATCHING IVAN ROSE ON THE NIGHT OF JANUARY 31ST.

WHEN THE MOTHER CLARISSA RETURNED TO HER GOLDEN GATE ESTATES HOME, HER SON WAS UNRESPONSIVE IN HIS CRIB.

BOOSKA IS CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER AND CHILD ABUSE.

DEPUTIES SAY HE INFLICTED SOME TYPE OF HEAD TRAUMA ON THE 1-YEAR-OLD. Return to index of stories...


WHO'S IN DC TODAY-CGTOPS


LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONER LARRY KIKER. WILL JOIN LOTS OF MAYORS.

KEVIN RUANE FROM SANIBEL.

MARNI SAWICKI FROM CAPE CORAL.

ALAN MANDEL OF FORT MYERS BEACH.

AND BEN NELSON OF BONITA SPRINGS. TO DISCUSS FLOOD INSURANCE RATES. Return to index of stories...


FLOOD INSURANCE RATES-VOTOPS OC-BNR


THEY'LL SPEND TODAY AND TOMORROW.

MEETING WITH MEMBERS OF CONGRESS. AND STAFFERS FROM CAPITOL HILL, AND THE WHITE HOUSE.

THE FOCUS. IS THE "HOMEOWNER FLOOD INSURANCE AFFORDABILITY ACT". PASSED BY THE SENATE.

IT WOULD DELAY PORTIONS OF THE BIGGERT-WATERS ACT. AND HIKES TO FLOOD INSURANCE POLICIES.

WE'LL BE FOLLOWING THE PROGRESS IN WASHINGTON.

IF YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE. HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE ABC DASH SEVEN DOT COM.

WE'VE GOT A LINK UP ON SITES ON SEVEN. Return to index of stories...


METH BUST LAB-TRX-SHOT


FORT MYERS POLICE DEPARTMENT HAVE ARRESTED A MAN FOR BURGLARY AND METHAMPHETAMINE.

THE ARREST HAPPENED AT A HOME AT 3044 MCGREGOR BOULEVARD.

ACCORDING TO FORT MYERS POLICE LT. RODRIGUEZ, THEY KICKED OUT SOME SQUATTERS ON MONDAY AFTERNOON--

AND BOARDED UP THE HOME.

` POLICE WERE KEEPING AN EYE ON THE HOME TO MAKE SURE THE SQUATTERS STAYED OUT.

OVERNIGHT THEY SAW SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY.

THEY WENT INSIDE AND FOUND WHAT THEY ARE CALLING A METH LAB.

A MAN AND WOMAN WERE ARRESTED.

ABC SEVEN WILL STAY ON TOP OF THIS STORY WITH THE LATEST DEVELOP Return to index of stories...


ORANGE COUNTY DEPUTY SHOT-TRX-VO


A DEPUTY IS KILLED IN A SHOOTING IN SOUTHWEST ORANGE COUNTY LATE MONDAY NIGHT WHILE RESPONDING TO A CAR BURGLARY.

WE'RE TOLD THE DEPUTY WAS HIT BY GUNFIRE AND KEPT RUNNING AFTER THE SUSPECT.

AFTER THAT, ANOTHER SHOT WAS HEARD.

THE SUSPECT RAN OFF AND WAS LATER FOUND DEAD WITH AN APPARENT SELF-INFLICTED GUNSHOT WOUND.

THE DEPUTY WAS RUSHED TO ORLANDO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD.

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MESAC DAMAS HEARING-TRX-VO


NEW THIS MORNING.

ABC SEVEN HAS CONFIRMED. NEW DETAILS ABOUT AN UPCOMING. HIGH PROFILE MURDER TRIAL.

THE NEXT HEARING DATE IN COURT. FOR MESAC DAMAS. IS COMING UP ON MARCH 10TH.

THE COLLIER CLERK'S WEBSITE. ALSO HAS A TRIAL DATE SET, FOR OCTOBER.

THE JUDGE EXPECTS A -QUOTE- 'GRAPHIC' MURDER TRIAL.

PROSECUTORS SAY DAMAS. KILLED HIS WIFE AND FIVE CHILDREN BACK IN 2009.

HE FACES THE DEATH PENALTY IF CONVICTED. Return to index of stories...


NAVY YARD SHOOTING-TRX-VOTOPS


NEW RIGHT NOW. THERE WILL BE A CONGRESSIONAL HEARING ON CAPITOL HILL TODAY. TO DISCUSS THE NAVY YARD SHOOTING MASSACRE.

AT THE HEARING. A COMMITTEE WILL RELEASE A REPORT ON THE SECURITY CLEARANCE PROCESS. AT THE NAVY YARD.

IT WILL FOCUS ON HOW AARON ALEXIS MANAGED TO GET AND *KEEP A SECURITY CLEARANCE. DESPITE EVIDENCE HE WAS MENTALLY ILL.

ALEXIS OPENED FIRE THERE ON SEPTEMBER 16-TH 2013. KILLING 12 PEOPLE AND WOUNDING 3 OTHERS. Return to index of stories...


YELLEN FIRST TESTIMONY FED CHAIR-VO


WATCHING AND WAITING ON WALL STREET.

INVESTORS ARE WAITING TO HEAR. FROM THE NEW CHAIR OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE, JANET YELLEN.

SHE TESTIFIES BEFORE CONGRESS, TODAY AND TOMORROW,

ANALYSTS DON'T EXPECT ANY BIG SURPRISES.

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CHRISTIE SUBPOENAS-TRX-VO


AT LEAST A DOZEN NEW SUBPOENAS HAVE BEEN AUTHORIZED BY A COMMITTEE INVESTIGATING THE NEW JERSEY BRIDGE SCANDAL.

THE TRAFFIC SNARL CREATED BY AIDES TO GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE

THE PANEL ALSO AGREED TO TAKE ADDITIONAL STEPS TO ENFORCE SUBPOENAS TO TWO KEY FIGURES. ASSERTING THEIR RIGHTS AGAINST SELF-INCRIMINATION.THOSE ARE CHRISTIE'S FORMER CAMPAIGN MANAGER AND THE FIRED DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF. Return to index of stories...


SHIRLEY TEMPLE DIES-TRX-2-SHOT


SHE'S THE STAR WHO SET THE STAGE FOR SO MANY CHILD STARS WHO FOLLOWED HER.

SHIRLEY TEMPLE DIED LAST NIGHT, AT THE AGE OF 85.

SHE'S KNOWN AND LOVED TO THIS DAY. FOR THOSE ADORABLE CURLS AND PERFECT DIMPLES.

SHIRLEY TOOK CENTER STAGE WITH UNFORGETTABLE TUNES.

LARA SPENCER TAKES A LOOK BACK ON HER LIFE. Return to index of stories...


SHIRLEY TEMPLE DIES-PKG


NATS GOOD SHIP LOLLIPOP

For a decade in the 1930's Shirley Temple was the biggest little thing to

hit the motion picture screen.

There was something about her energy and optimism something about her

golden curlsdimpled smile and twinkling eyes that helped people in the midst

of the Great Depression forget their problems

Nats

"Heidi"

"crying.grandfather.I'll never see you again."

Shirley Temple started dancing at two and acting at three, by the time she

was five she was stealing the show:

Nats "baby take a bow"

"I go where you go.any place will do"

Before filming a scene her mother would tell her "Sparkle, Shirley, Sparkle"

and she did dancing and singing her way through hit.

Nats "the littlest rebel"

dancing with bojangles

After hit.

Nats "Bright Eyes"

"I don't care what you saw there is a Santa Claus

After hit.:

Nats "curley top"

sings animal crackers in my soup

She was awarded a special miniature Oscar for her outstanding contribution

to the silver screen:

nats 1934 oscars

"Oh, thank you very much Mommy may I go home now laughter

For three straight years she lead the box office and children copied her

famous curls.

Nats Curley Top

" when I grow up"

LATER IN LIFE, SHIRLEY WOULD MARRY A SAN FRANCISCO BUSINESSMAN AND HAVE

THREE CHILDREN. SHE EVEN ENTERED THE WORLD OF POLITICS SERVING AS AN

AMBASSADOR TO PRESIDENT BUSH

BUT TO MOST SHE WILL ALWAYS BE THE QUINTESSENTIAL CHILD STAR

Shirley temple special oscar 1984

"my thanks to the industry for helping me have an enchanted and busy

childhood."

A childhood full of happy memories"I never had to work very hard "she once

said

"we all just seemed to play games."

Nats "The Little Rebel"

sings poly wally doodle all day

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STATE DINNER PRESIDENT-TRX-VOTOPS


IN WASHINGTON D-C, PRESIDENT OBAMA AND THE FIRST LADY. WILL HOST A STATE DINNER AT THE WHITE HOUSE. IN HONOR OF FRENCH PRESIDENT FRANCOIS HOLLANDE.

THE FRENCH PRESIDENT, ARRIVED IN THE U-S MONDAY.

MARY J. BLIDGE WILL SING AT THE DINNER. WITH A FOUR COURSE MEAL OF AMERICAN CUISINE. Return to index of stories...


PAGE FIELD PLANES-TRX-2-SHOT


BRAND NEW THIS MORNING --

A DISTURBING TREND INVOLVING COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS IS HAPPENING RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA --

WE TOLD YOU ABOUT THE JET, LANDING AT THE WRONG AIRPORT IN MISSOURI --

TURNS OUT, IT'S MORE COMMON THAN YOU THINK.

ONE PILOT EVEN CONFUSED THE SMALLER PAGE FIELD FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT --

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PAGE FIELD PLANES-SS-VO


TAKE A LOOK --

NOT A SMALL PLANE AT ALL --

ACCORDING TO A REPORT, UNCOVERED BY THE AP --

THE PILOT OF THIS PLANE WAS KEPT FROM LANDING. AT PAGE FIELD. BY AN AIR-TRAFFIC CONTROLLER.

AND THE CONTROLLER. SUGGESTED THE PILOT EXPLAIN THE DETOUR TO PASSENGERS. BY TELLING THEM HE WAS "TOURING DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS."

IN THE REPORT -- THE PILOT ALSO SAID CONTROLLERS TOLD HIM, IT WASN'T A BIG DEAL. AND IT HAPPENS ALL THE TIME.

SEVERAL OF THESE INCIDENTS ARE NOT REPORTED.

NATIONWIDE. ABOUT 150 WRONG LANDINGS AND APPROACHES SINCE THE 90'S

THE FAA SAYS THEY ARE RARE -- CONSIDERING THERE ARE 29-THOUSAND COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS DAILY. Return to index of stories...


CYBER ATTACKS CAMPAIGN-TRX-VO


CYBER ATTACKS COULD BE A COORDINATED CAMPAIGN TO ADVERSELY AFFECT THE U-S ECONOMY.

A MULTI-AGENCY GOVERNMENT TASK FORCE SAYS THERE IS NOT EVIDENCE TO PROVE OTHERWISE.

IN A TWO-PAGE REPORT, THE NATIONAL CYBER INVESTIGATIVE JOINT TASK FORCE SAYS THE GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE RETAIL ATTACKS--

AND THE ECONOMIC IMPACT TO PRIVATE BUSINESS AND INDIVIDUAL CITIZENS CANNOT BE OVERSTATED. Return to index of stories...


LEE SCHOOL BOARD MTG-TRX-OC


THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD. IS BUSY TODAY.

INCLUDING, WHETHER TO FIRE TWO TEACHERS.

ONE FOR BEING RUDE TO STUDENTS, AND ONE FOR HAVING AN INAPPROPRIATE RELATIONSHIP, WITH AN ADULT-EDUCATION STUDENT.

ALSO, A WORKSHOP ON THE DISTRICT ACCREDITATION PROCESS,

A PUBLIC HEARING, ON THE BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE POLICY,

AND SUING, RICHARD MILBURN ACADEMY, FOR $100-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

ABC7 WILL BE THERE, FOR ALL OF IT. Return to index of stories...


I75 REOPENS-TRX-VOTOPS


I-75 IS BACK OPEN.

CREWS RE-OPENED THE LANES ON I-75 -- BETWEEN ALICO ROAD AND DANIELS PARKWAY EARLY THIS MORNING TO COMPLETE A CONSTRUCTION PROJECT.

THE PROJECT CONNECTS I-75 TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


FOR SOME PEOPLE, GOING THROUGH A DIVORCE, BREAK-UP OR THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE CAN BE DEVASTATING.

HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF BROKEN HEART SYNDROME?

WE'LL EXPLAIN WHY YOU NEED TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR HEART. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A BROKEN HEART SYNDROME-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-WX ID


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


BROKEN HEART SYNDROME-2-SH


LOVE HURTS.SO THEY SAY.

AND ALTHOUGH THAT MIGHT JUST BE A POPULAR PHRASE, DOCTORS WILL TELL YOU, PEOPLE CAN SUFFER.

EVEN DIE FROM A BROKEN HEART. HOW?

HOLLY FIRFER HAS THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


BROKEN HEART SYNDROME-PKG


WE'VE ALL BEEN THERE. WE LOSE A LOVE, AND THE WORLD JUST ISN'T THE SAME. BUT FOR SOME PEOPLE, GOING THROUGH A DIVORCE, BREAK-UP OR THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE CAN BE DEVASTATING. SO DEVASTATING THAT IT CAN AFFECT A PERSON'S HEALTH.

STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THOSE WHO SUFFER FROM BROKEN HEART SYNDROME MAY GO THROUGH A TEMPORARY HEART CONDITION WITH SYMPTOMS MUCH LIKE A HEART ATTACK, ACCORDING TO THE MAYO CLINIC. THEY ARE SO STRESSED OVER LOSING THEIR LOVE THEY SUFFER CHEST PAINS AND SHORTNESS OF BREATH, EVEN DIZZINESS. DOCTORS SAY THE SYMPTOMS ARE OFTEN BROUGHT ON BY A SURGE OF STRESS HORMONES. THE SYNDROME IN SOME CASES CAUSES PART OF THE HEART TO TEMPORARILY ENLARGE AND NOT PUMP WELL, WHICH IN RARE SITUATIONS CAN CAUSE SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES. MEDICALLY THE CONDITION IS REFERRED TO AS STRESS-INDUCED CARDIOMYOPATHY. IN MOST CASES, BROKEN HEART SYNDROME IS REVERSIBLE, AND TREATABLE. TIME HEALS ALL WOUNDS. BUT DOCTORS WARN, A BROKEN HEART SHOULD ALWAYS BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2-SHOT


OIL DRILLING IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. HAS BEEN A BIG ISSUE.

NOW MORE COMPANIES ARE HEADING TO COLLIER COUNTY FOR THE SEARCH OF OIL.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHERE. AND WHO'S TRYING TO DRILL, NOW.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA IS A HOT TOPIC IN FLORIDA.

THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT WILL BE ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT.

SO WHAT DOES SENATOR MARCO RUBIO HAS TO SAY. IN REGARDS TO. IF HE'S EVER TRIED POT. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A OIL SEARCH IN COLLIER-VOTOPS


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TZ2 B MEDICAL MARIJUANA-VOTOPS


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WATER ON MARS-VOTOPS


IS WATER FLOWING ON MARS?

SCIENTISTS HAVE TALKED ABOUT WATER ON THE RED PLANET BEFORE -- BUT THEY SAID IT WAS BILLIONS OF YEARS AGO.

A NEW STUDY AT GEORGIA TECH FOUND DARK FEATURES ON SLOPES THAT APPEAR AND DISAPPEAR SEASONALLY.

RESEARCHERS LOOKED MORE DEEPLY AT 13 SITES THAT CONFIRMED RECURRING SLOPE FEATURES.

BUT MORE RESEARCH NEEDS TO BE DONE TO FIND OUT MORE. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP


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CROSSTALK INTO WX-CAM 9 WX EST


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FORECAST-WXWALL


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.

What a way to start the week! Lots of sunshine, low humidity, and afternoon highs in the low 80s. Our nice weather pattern will hold in place for the next day or two, with increasing rain chances by late Wednesday.

Our morning will get off to a cool start with temperatures ranging from the middle 50s north of the river, to lower 60s south. Sunny skies will prevail, but we may see a few low clouds and a patch or two of fog develop deep inland. This afternoon, just a few clouds will mix in with our sunshine and daytime highs will return to the lower 80s. Humidity levels will also be tolerable, making for a comfortable day across Southwest Florida.

Tonight, mostly clear skies will continue and temperatures won't be quite as cool as they settle into the lower 60s area wide.

The area of high pressure that has controlled our weather will begin to weaken and as a result rain chances will be on the rise. We'll keep a mix of sun and clouds in the forecast on Wednesday with temperatures climbing into the lower 80s. A few afternoon showers will also be possible as they push deeper inland through the day. Another storm system to our west will aim more moisture toward the Florida peninsula, with scattered showers and storms developing late Wednesday night and into early Thursday morning. In the wake of this frontal passage, a much cooler and drier airmass will settle across the state. Some forecast models are hinting at overnight lows in the middle 40s by Friday morning, with highs in the low 70s during the day. This will set the stage for a beautiful weekend with lots of sunshine and low humidity. Return to index of stories...


OIL SEARCH IN COLLIER-TRX-VO


MORE OIL COMPANIES ARE LOOKING TO DRILL IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

BURNETT OIL INCORPORATED OUT OF TEXAS IS THE MOST RECENT TO APPLY TO THE STATE.

HERE'S A LOOK AT WHERE THEY WANT TO SEARCH IN EASTERN COLLIER COUNTY.

TOCALA --- L-L-C GOT THE GREEN LIGHT TO SEARCH IN THE SAME AREA.

MOST OF THAT LAND IS SENSITIVE WILDLIFE HABITAT.

THE DAN A HUGHES OIL COMPANY HOPES TO DRILL IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

AN ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE WILL RULE ON THE PROPOSAL NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


MEDICAL MARIJUANA-TRX-VOTOPS


A BILL TO LEGALIZE MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN FLORIDA. IS MAKING ITS WAY THROUGH THE STATE LEGISLATURE.

IT DEFINES WAYS TO REGULATE, AND DISTRIBUTE MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT WILL BE ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT. FOR YOU TO VOTE ON.

TO PASS. IT NEEDS 60% SUPPORT. Return to index of stories...


RUBIO ON POT-OC-SOTVO


AND STAYING WITH MARIJUANA.

SENATOR MARCO RUBIO. DODGED A QUESTION ABOUT HIS OWN PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH POT.

HE WAS SPEAKING AT AN EDUCATION FORUM.

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio

FLORIDA

"You know why I never answer that question? If I tell you that I haven't you won't believe me, and if I tell you that I did, kids will look at me and say I can smoke MJ because he made it."

SENATOR RUBIO. OPPOSES LEGALIZING THE RECREATIONAL USE OF MARIJUANA. Return to index of stories...


CHARLIE CRIST IN FORT MYERS-TRX-VOTOPS


SUPPORTERS *AND PROTESTORS* WELCOMED FORMER FLORIDA GOVERNOR. AND CURRENT GUBERNATORIAL *CANDIDATE* CHARLIE CRIST TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

CRIST IS DOING A STATEWIDE BOOK TOUR FOR "THE PARTY'S OVER!"

A GROUP OF VOTERS DID PROTESTED CRIST OUTSIDE THE STORE WHERE HE SIGNED HIS NEW BOOK.

CRIST TOLD ABC7 --

WE CAN EXPECT TO SEE A LOT OF HIM HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA DURING THE CAMPAIGN. Return to index of stories...


NO JAIL TIME FOR KUGLAR-VO


THE FORMER COMMANDER OF THE DESOTO COUNTY JAIL WON'T FACE ANY PRISON TIME.

*RAYMOND KUGLAR* IS ON PROBATION FOR THREE YEARS.

FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS SAY KUGLAR'S CORRECTIONS OFFICERS BEAT UP INMATE JODY HOLLAND.

KUGLAR WASN'T ON DUTY AT THE TIME.

*BUT* HE DIDN'T LET HOLLAND GO TO THE HOSPITAL. THEN *LIED* ABOUT WHAT HE KNEW TO AGENTS.

KUGLAR RESIGNED DURING THE INVESTIGATION.

FORMER CORRECTIONS OFFICER STEVEN RIZZA IS CHARGED FOR THE BEATING -- ITSELF.

TWO OTHERS ARE ALSO CHARGED IN THE COVER UP. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH MEETING-VO


THE COST OF FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES. MAY GO UP. IN LEHIGH ACRES.

FIRE LEADERS SAY. THE DISTRICT IS STRAPPED FOR CASH. AND NEEDS YOU TO CHIP IN.

LAWMAKERS WANT TO STOP COLLECTING PROPERTY TAXES, AND START AN ASSESSMENT TAX.

THE DISTRICT HAS A 14 MILLION DOLLAR BUDGET. ONLY *HALF FROM PROPERTY TAXES.

THEY SAY THAT'S NOT ENOUGH.

THERE'S ANOTHER MEETING, AT THE END OF THE MONTH.

AND A VOTE IS EXPECTED. ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT. Return to index of stories...


CAPE PHONE SCAM-VO


ABC 7 HAS A SCAM ALERT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT!

A CAPE CORAL WOMAN GETS AN EMAIL.IT LOOKED LIKE IT CAME FROM AN ATTORNEY MIKE ANDERSON.

IT CLAIMED HE WAS A NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY.

IN THE EMAIL - IT SAID A WARRANT OUT FOR HER ARREST AND OWED MONEY.

HE SAID SHE COULD CLEAR IT UP JUST BY SENDING HIM 500 BUCKS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE PHONE SCAM-SOTVO


12:05 "we have a couple charges against you. This and that. Then I said, what did I do. Oh, you borrowed some money."

THIS ONE OF THE NEWEST SCAMS HITTING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

THE EMAIL ADDRESS WAS BOGUS.

THERE WERE A NUMBER OF SPELLING AND GRAMMATICAL ERRORS.

STILL SHE SENT THE MONEY AND IS OUT 500 DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2-SHOT


THE 5-FOOT-5 "BIGGER LOSER" WINNER SURPRISED FANS AND TRAINERS WHEN SHE REVEALED HER NEW 105-POUND FRAME ON THE BIGGEST LOSER'S SEASON FINALE.

SHE WEIGHED 260 POUNDS. WHEN SHE GOT TO THE SHOW.

NOW SHE SPEAKING OUT AGAINST HER CRITICS THAT SAY SHE LOST TOO MUCH WEIGHT. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A BIGGEST LOSER RESPONDS TO CRITICS-VO-WIPE


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BIGGEST LOSER RESPONDS TO CRITICS-2-SHOT


"BIGGEST LOSER'S" SEASON 15 WINNER, RACHEL FREDERICKSON, IS RESPONDING TO CRITICS WHO SLAMMED HER STUNNING WEIGHT LOSS.

IF YOU REMEMNER SHE LOST 155 POUNDS.

SHE LOST 60 PERCENT OF HER BODY MASS.

LINSEY DAVIS HAS MORE ON HER TRANSFORMATION. Return to index of stories...


BIGGEST LOSER RESPONDS TO CRITICS-PKG


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TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT


A JUDGE RULES ON WHAT EVIDENCE THE JURORS ARE ABLE TO SEE IN THE JAMES HOLMES' TRIAL.

THERE ARE PHOTOS THAT SHOW PICTURES OF HOLMES BEFORE THE DEADLY SHOOTING.

WE'LL TELL YOU HOW THE JUDGE RULED.

THE PROSECUTION RESTED ITS CASE AGAINST MICHAEL DUNN -- THE FLORIDA MAN CHARGED WITH SHOOTING AND KILLING A 17-YEAR-OLD.

IT WAS AN ARGUMENT OVER LOUD RAP MUSIC.

DUNN COULD TESTIFY TODAY.

WE HAVE THE LATEST ON THIS TRIAL.

RELIGIOUS CUSTOMS VARY. FROM CHURCH TO CHURCH.

AND NOT ALL CHRISTIANS WORSHIP IN THE SAME WAY.

WE'LL SHOW YOU HOW ONE CONGREGATION ITS THEIR "ATTIRE" - OR LACK THEREOF - THAT SETS THEM APART. Return to index of stories...


TZ 4 A JUDGE RULES ON JAMES HOLMES EVIDENCE-VO-WIP


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TZ4 B LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-VOTOPS-WIPE


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TZ4 C CHURCH IN THE NUDE-VOTOPS


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CROSSTALK WX TEASE-2SH-WX GFX


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BUMP SHOT-CAM 10 REVERSE BUMP


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NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIP


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NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-SAT 3 TOPS


ABC SEVEN GOES LIVE TO THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.

THE MARKET IS STUCK. IN A HOLDING PATTERN. UNTIL WE HEAR FROM JANET YELLEN, FED CHAIR.

TESTIFYING BEFORE CONGRESS TODAY.

YESTERDAY WAS QUIET.

DOW CLOSED UP 7 POINTS.

FUTURES LOOK LIKE SMALL GAINS. Return to index of stories...


TS1) IVAN ROSE DEATH-(2SS)-VO


A FUNERAL TODAY. FOR A ONE-YEAR-OLD BABY. FOUND UNRESPONSIVE IN HIS CRIB. LESS THAN TWO WEEKS AGO.

MEANWHILE THE MOTHER'S BOYFRIEND NIKLAUS BOOSKA IS IN JAIL.

DEPUTIES SAY BOOSKA. WAS WATCHING THE BABY JANUARY 31ST.

BOOSKA IS CHARGED WITH, MANSLAUGHTER AND CHILD ABUSE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE CAUSED HEAD TRAUMA TO THE BABY, IVAN ROSE.

WHEN DEPUTIES ARRIVED - THEY COULDN'T REVIVE HIM. Return to index of stories...


TS2) SHIRLEY TEMPLE DIES-VOTOPS


SHIRLEY TEMPLE BLACK, HAS PASSED AWAY.

SHE DIED SURROUNDED BY FAMILY AT HER HOME NEAR SAN FRANCISCO.

A TALENTED SINGER, DANCER AND ACTRESS. SHIRLEY TEMPLE WAS AMERICA'S TOP BOX-OFFICE DRAW, FROM 1935 UNTIL 1938.

SHE RETIRED FROM FILMS AT 21. AND LATER BECAME ACTIVE IN POLITICS.

SHE WAS 85 YEARS OLD. Return to index of stories...


TS3) FLOOD INSURANCE RATES-VOTOPS


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA LEADERS WILL BE IN THE NATIONS CAPITAL TO DISCUSS FLOOD INSURANCE RATES.

THEY'LL BE MEETING WITH MEMBERS OF CONGRESS AND STAFFERS FROM CAPITOL HILL, AND THE WHITE HOUSE.

THE FOCUS. IS THE "HOMEOWNER FLOOD INSURANCE AFFORDABILITY ACT". PASSED BY THE SENATE.

IT WOULD DELAY PORTIONS OF THE BIGGERT-WATERS ACT. AND HIKES TO FLOOD INSURANCE POLICIES. Return to index of stories...


JUDGE RULES ON JAMES HOLMES EVIDENCE-TRX-VO


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW. JURORS IN THE COLORADO MOVIE THEATER SHOOTING TRIAL *WILL BE ABLE TO SEE PHOTOS ON JAMES HOLMES' CELL PHONE.

THEY INCLUDE "SELFIES" OF HOLMES POSING WITH WEAPONS BEFORE THE DEADLY SHOOTING.

PROSECUTORS CAN ALSO USE EVIDENCE FROM HOLMES' BANK RECORDS, EMAILS AND COMPUTERS.

HOLMES IS CHARGED WITH KILLING 12 PEOPLE AND INJURING 70 OTHERS WHEN HE OPENED FIRE IN AN AURORA MOVIE THEATER IN JULY 2012.

PROSECUTORS ARE SEEKING THE DEATH PENALTY. Return to index of stories...


LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-TRX-VO


CLOSING ARGUMENTS COULD BEGIN TODAY. IN THE MURDER TRIAL AGAINST THE FLORIDA MAN. WHO SHOT AT A CAR OF TEENAGERS, AFTER A FIGHT OVER LOUD MUSIC.

THE PROSECUTION RESTED ON MONDAY.

NOW, THE DEFENSE IS WRAPPING UP.

MICHAEL DUNN ADMITS. HE KILLED 17-YEAR-OLD, JORDAN DAVIS IN JACKSONVILLE.

HE CLAIMS SELF-DEFENSE.

DUNN PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO FIRST-DEGREE MURDER. AND THREE COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER.

IF CONVICTED, HE FACES UP TO LIFE IN PRISON. Return to index of stories...


FL SCAFFOLDING-VO


A SCARY EXPERIENCE. RIGHT HERE IN FLORIDA.

FOUR WORKERS DANGLING IN THE AIR.

THEY WERE TRAPPED. AFTER A SCAFFOLDING COLLAPSED. ON A FORT LAUDERDALE BRIDGE

TAKE A LOOK.

RESCUERS USED BUCKET TRUCKS, TO GET TWO OF THEM DOWN.

THE THIRD WAS DANGLING FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR AND A HALF.

ONE WORKER FELL TO THE GROUND.

ALL FOUR PEOPLE WERE RUSHED TO A HOSPITAL. THEIR CONDITIONS REMAIN UNKNOWN.

THEY WERE INSPECTING AND CLEANING A BRIDGE, AT THE TIME. Return to index of stories...


NC SCHOOL SHOOTING UPDATE-TRX-VOTOPS


POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR TWO PEOPLE THIS MORNING IN CONNECTION TO A HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTING IN NORTH CAROLINA.

THEY RAN FROM THE SCENE ON MONDAY.

ONE STUDENT WAS SHOT AND WOUNDED. OUTSIDE THE GYM AFTER CLASSES WERE DISMISSED FOR THE DAY.

POLICE BELIEVE THE SHOOTING WAS CONNECTED TO AN ALTERCATION OVER THE WEEKEND.

THE INJURED STUDENT WAS TAKEN TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT. AND IS EXPECTED TO BE O-K. Return to index of stories...


US GAY MARRIAGE NEVADA-TRX-2-SHOT


THIS MORNING. NEVADA IS WITHDRAWING ITS EFFORTS TO UPHOLD THE STATE'S GAY MARRIAGE BAN.

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL. FILED A MOTION MONDAY. WITHDRAWING THE STATE'S DEFENSE BEFORE AN APPEALS COURT.

LAWAMKERS NOW SAYING. IT'S CLEAR THE STATE'S ARGUMENTS SUPPORTING THE BAN. ARE NO LONGER DEFENSIBLE IN COURT. Return to index of stories...


GAY MARRIAGE UTAH-TRX-VOTOPS


AND A COALITION OF RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS HAS COME TOGETHER.

TO URGE A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT. TO UPHOLD SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BANS. IN UTAH AND OKLAHOMA.

IT SAYS UNIONS BETWEEN A MAN AND WOMAN ARE BEST FOR CHILDREN, FAMILIES AND SOCIETY.

LAWYERS FOR THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS AND U.S. CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS WROTE THE BRIEF.

RELIGIOUS GROUPS CALL ACCUSATIONS OF BIGOTRY. "FALSE AND OFFENSIVE." Return to index of stories...


HILLARY CLINTON-VO


THIS IS A BIG TALKER THIS MORNING ---

THE PRIVATE PAPERS OF HILLARY CLINTON HAVE BEEN MADE PUBLIC, THANKS TO A CLOSE FRIEND THAT CATALOGUED HER REACTIONS THROUGH THE YEARS.

HILARY CLINTON'S CLOSE FRIEND DIANE BLAIR REVEALED BEHIND THE SCENES DURING THE LEWINSKY AFFAIR AND OTHER TOUGH TIMES FOR THE CLINTONS

HILARY SAID HER HUSBAND HAD MADE A MISTAKE BY FOOLING AROUND WITH THE -QUOTE- "NARCISSISTIC LOONY TOON" LEWINSK.

BUT WAS DRIVEN TO IT IN PART BY HIS POLITICAL ADVERSARIES, THE LONELINESS OF THE PRESIDENCY, AND HER OWN FAILURES AS A WIFE. Return to index of stories...


FORD NATION AGAIN-VO


TORONTO MAYOR ROB FORD, STRIKES AGAIN.

HE DEBUTED A NEW YOUTUBE SERIES, CALLED "FORD NATION."

SOUND FAMILIAR?

THE EMBATTLED MAYOR. TRIED THIS PROGRAM BEFORE ON T-V WITH HIS BROTHER.

IT GOT CANCELLED. AFTER ONE EPISODE.

FORD ADMITTED TO DRUG AND ALCOHOL.

IN THE YOUTUBE SERIES, HE EVEN DISCUSSES HIS ODD BEHAVIOR.

BUT IT DOESN'T STOP THERE. Return to index of stories...


MAYOR ROB FORD MOVIE-SOTTOPSVO


SOT -- Rob Ford / "Crack SOT from File"

MAYOR ROB FORD -- THE MOVIE?

BLUE ICE PICTURES, AN INDIE FILM COMPANY. SAYS IT HAS ACQUIRED THE FILM *AND* TELEVISION RIGHTS TO A BOOK CALLED "CRAZY TOWN: THE ROB FORD STORY."

THE TORONTO MAYOR IS SEEKING RE-ELECTION. Return to index of stories...


ANCHOR MISTAKES SAMUEL L JACKSON FOR LAURENCE FISH


A NEWS ANCHOR IN LOS ANGELES. MADE A MISTAKE HE'LL NEVER FORGET.

HE MISTOOK ACTOR SAMUEL L. JACKSON FOR LAURENCE FISHBURNE.

TAKE A LOOK.

ANCHOR: "Did you get a lot of reaction from that Super Bowl commercial?"

JACKSON: "What Super Bowl commercial? You're as crazy as the people on Twitter. I'm not Laurence Fishburne. We don't all look alike.".

THE ANCHOR LATER APOLOGIZED ON-AIR. Return to index of stories...


INCURABLE DISEASE-VO


A HOSPITAL IN WINSTON SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA. ADMITTED THEY MAY HAVE EXPOSED 18 PATIENTS. TO A SERIOUS, INCURABLE DISEASE.

IT'S CALLED. C-J-D, FOR SHORT.

ONE PATIENT TESTED POSITIVE, DURING SURGERY.

AND THE MATERIALS USED DURING THAT PROCEDURE. WERE NOT STERILIZED ENOUGH AFTERWARD.

IT'S NOT *LIKELY* THIS DISEASE WILL GET PASSED ON. BUT IT'S POSSIBLE. AND THE HOSPITAL'S APOLOGIZING! Return to index of stories...


LOVING MESSAGE IN SNOW CHICAGO-TRX-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

A LOVING MESSAGE WAS WRITTEN IN THE SNOW SUNDAY AT RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IN CHICAGO.

SOMEONE CARVED OUT THE WORDS: HI MOM, GOD BLESS YOU.

A NURSE AT THE HOSPITAL SPOTTED FOUR PEOPLE WRITING THE MESSAGE ON THE ROOF OF A PARKING GARAGE AND SNAPPED THIS PICTURE.

ANOTHER EMPLOYEE SAID IT "REMINDS US OF WHAT WE FIGHT FOR EVERYDAY." Return to index of stories...


DUMB STARBUCKS SHUT DOWN OVER HEALTH PERMIT-VO


NOW TO AN UPDATE. ON THAT SEATTLE STORE. "DUMB STARBUCKS".

THE PARODY SHOP. GAVE AWAY FREE COFFEE DRINKS. DUMB MOCHA, DUMB FRAPS.

NOT LONG AFTER, THE REAL STARBUCKS. TOLD THE PLACE, TO STOP USING ITS TRADEMARK.

AT A NEWS CONFERENCE MONDAY, THE RESTAURATEUR BEHIND THE SHOP. ADMITTED IT WAS A PUBLICITY STUNT, FOR A COMEDY CENTRAL SHOW.

SOON AFTER, THE L-A COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED THE PLACE DOWN BECAUSE IT WAS OPERATING WITHOUT A VALID PUBLIC HEALTH PERMIT. Return to index of stories...


CHURCH IN THE NUDE-VO


YOU MIGHT GO TO CHURCH WITH YOUR FAMILY. EVERY SUNDAY!

LOTS OF FAMILIES DO!

BUT WHAT MOST DON'T. IS GO. NAKED.

AT THIS CONGREGATION IN VIRGINIA. FORGET YOUR SUNDAY BEST. AND WEAR YOUR BIRTHDAY SUIT.

THE REVEREND SAYS. THE POINT IS TO WORSHIP. THE SAME WAY GOD BROUGHT YOU INTO THE WORLD, UNADORNED. Return to index of stories...


CHURCH IN THE NUDE-SOTVO


S/ Allen Parker/Nudist Pastor 1:47-1:52

"There's not a feeling that you have to be better than one another, physically. We're humans, we have scars, we have what we have.it's learning to Love and accept that."

SOME PARISHIONERS ARE JUST TOPLESS. OTHERS. ALL THE WAY UNDRESSED.

MANY MEMBERS SAY THE CHURCH HAS GIVEN THEM A SENSE OF CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY,WITH NONE OF THE PRETENSE OF A TRADITIONAL CHURCH. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT


TTHIS IS A BIG TALKER THIS MORNING ---

THE PRIVATE PAPERS OF HILLARY CLINTON HAVE BEEN MADE PUBLIC

THANKS TO A CLOSE FRIEND THAT CATALOGUED HER REACTIONS THROUGH THE YEARS.

WE FIND OUT HOW HILLARY FELT DURING HER TOUGH TIMES IN THE WHITE HOUSE.

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO SAVE SOME MONEY.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS MAKE CHANGES IN YOUR HOME.

WE'LL TELL YOU HOW. Return to index of stories...


TZ5 A HILLARY CLINTON PRIVATE PAPERS-VOTOPS


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TZ5 B SAVING ENERGY-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-WX ID


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


HILLARY CLINTON PRIVATE PAPERS-2-SHOT


NOW TO WASHINGTON NOW -- AND THE PRIVATE PAPERS OF A HILLARY CLINTON CONFIDANTE.

THE NEWLY RELEASED DIARY AND DOCUMENTS SHED NEW LIGHT ON CLINTON'S

THINKING.

DURING WHAT MAY HAVE BEEN THE LOWEST POINT OF HER WHITE HOUSE YEARS.

WE ALL REMEMBER THE MONICA LEWINSKY AFFAIR.

ABC'S JON KARL HAS THE DETAILS Return to index of stories...


HILLARY CLINTON PRIVATE PAPERS-PKG


For decades -- Diane Blair kept a diary chronicling in great detail her

close friendship with the former first lady, right up until Blair's death in

2000 -- but it remained under seal for years -- and was reported for

the first time Monday by the conservative website Washington Free Beacon.

Blair's diary portrays Mrs. Clinton as a hard-nosed political operative who

is, quote ".in despair that nobody in the WH 1/8is 3/8 tough and mean

enough." PAGE 14

The papers DESCRIBE personal conversations Blair writes that she had with

Mrs. Clinton during her time in the White House -- OFFERING new insight into

Hillary Clinton's mindset immediately after Bill Clinton admitted to having

an affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

NATS BILL CLINTON- Indeed I did have a relationship with Miss Lewinsky that

was not appropriate, in fact it was wrong.

"It was a lapse, but she says to his credit he tried to break it off,

tried to pull away, tried to manage someone who was clearly a "narcissistic

loony toon"; but it was beyond control."

Blair also writes about Mrs. Clinton's frustration with critics who called

her too aggressive and too political:

"I'm a proud woman," Blair quotes Mrs. Clinton saying in 1996. "I

know it confuses people when I change my hairdos, I know I should pretend

not to have any opinions, but I'm not going to. I gave up my name, got

contact lenses, but I'm not going to pretend to be somebody that I'm not." Return to index of stories...


HILLARY CLINTON PRIVATE PAPERS


JON KARL REPORTING Return to index of stories...


STORM WARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP


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CROSSTALK-CAM 9 WX EST


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FORECAST-WX WALL


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.

What a way to start the week! Lots of sunshine, low humidity, and afternoon highs in the low 80s. Our nice weather pattern will hold in place for the next day or two, with increasing rain chances by late Wednesday.

Our morning will get off to a cool start with temperatures ranging from the middle 50s north of the river, to lower 60s south. Sunny skies will prevail, but we may see a few low clouds and a patch or two of fog develop deep inland. This afternoon, just a few clouds will mix in with our sunshine and daytime highs will return to the lower 80s. Humidity levels will also be tolerable, making for a comfortable day across Southwest Florida.

Tonight, mostly clear skies will continue and temperatures won't be quite as cool as they settle into the lower 60s area wide.

The area of high pressure that has controlled our weather will begin to weaken and as a result rain chances will be on the rise. We'll keep a mix of sun and clouds in the forecast on Wednesday with temperatures climbing into the lower 80s. A few afternoon showers will also be possible as they push deeper inland through the day. Another storm system to our west will aim more moisture toward the Florida peninsula, with scattered showers and storms developing late Wednesday night and into early Thursday morning. In the wake of this frontal passage, a much cooler and drier airmass will settle across the state. Some forecast models are hinting at overnight lows in the middle 40s by Friday morning, with highs in the low 70s during the day. This will set the stage for a beautiful weekend with lots of sunshine and low humidity. Return to index of stories...


SAVING ENERGY-2 SHOT


WE'RE ALWAYS LOOKING. FOR A WAY TO SAVE A FEW BUCKS.

MAYBE THE BEST PLACE, IS YOUR HOME.

WE SPEND A LOT OF MONEY ON GADGETS, WATER, HEATING AND COOLING.

IS THERE A BETTER WAY TO SAVE ON ENERGY?

BOB HANSEN HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


SAVING ENERGY-PKG


FROM HEATING OUR WATER. TO LIGHTING OUR HOUSES. EVERYTHING TAKES ELECTRICITY.

SOMETIMES WE KNOW WE'RE USING POWER. SOMETIMES WE FORGET.

"and people are using more and more energy sucking devices, or we call it vampire energy."

BILLIONS OF DOLLARS A YEAR IN THE U-S, SPENT ON PLUGGED IN APPLIANCE WE'RE NOT USING, CHARGERS, PRINTERS, TV'S AND VIDEO GAMES.

"if you are not using any of these devices you are wasting energy, probably without even knowing it."

"We've seen our utility bills go up higher and higher every year, and where there is pain. there is innovation."

"For every 10 degrees you lower it, you'll save 10 dollars a month on your energy heating."

HOW ABOUT A 3 DOLLAR CREDIT CARD LOOKING DEVICE THAT MEASURE THE WATER TEMPERATURE OUT OF YOUR FAUCET. LOWER THE TEMPERATURE AND LOWER YOUR BILL.

OR A SHOWER HEAD THAT TELLS YOU WHEN THE WATER IS FINALLY HOT.

"it screws into your regular show head and as soon as the hot water is detected, this slows down to a little trickle. so then i'm ready to go in, i pull the cord, my hot water is on. soon as you jump in you yank that cord and the hot water comes on, full."

NEW PROGRAMMABLE THERMOSTATS ARE PROMISING MORE CONTROLLED HEATING AND COOLING. AND LED LIGHTING IS OFFERING BRIGHTER HOMES WITHOUT DRIVING UP THE ELECTRICITY BILL.

"A 40 watt is about 10 dollars. it sounds like a lot but that bulb will last up to 20 years."

AND FINALLY FOR THAT VAMPIRE ENERGY LOSS. WALL PLUG POWER STRIPS THAT SHUT DOWN YOUR DEVICES WHEN YOU GO AWAY. EVEN DURING A TRIP TO THE KITCHEN.

"It senses it hasn't been used in a while and it powers it down, to just a slow trickle charge. and as soon as he comes back in the room where he gets a snack, powers it back up and it's completely seamless to the user."

IT'S THE FUTURE OF ELECTRONICS. HIGH TECH SOLUTIONS TO CUT YOUR ENERGY BILL. Return to index of stories...


PROTECTING DIGITAL DIGITS-VO


THAT WAS BOB HANSEN WITH THAT REPORT.

ALSO PROTECTING YOUR WALLET.

KEEPING YOUR IDENTITY SAFE.

THERE ARE SOME SIMPLE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO PROTECT YOUR CREDIT CARD NUMBER.

FIRST.DON'T SHARE YOUR NUMBER ON THE PHONE.

IF SOMEONE DOES CALL, GET THEIR NAME AND EXTENSION, THEN CALL THE COMPANY BACK AND ASK FOR THAT PERSON.

SHRED "ANY" DOCUMENTS CONTAINING FINANCIAL INFORMATION.

REVIEW YOUR STATEMENTS.

AND SIGN UP FOR TEXT ALERTS FROM BANKS OR CREDIT CARD COMPANIES SO YOU'LL KNOW WHEN A PURCHASE IS MADE. Return to index of stories...


FINANCIAL CHEATING-VO


YOU SPEND MONEY. THAT YOUR HUSBAND. WIFE. PARTNER. DOESN'T KNOW ABOUT?

YOU'RE NOT ALONE.

MORE THAN HALF OF US. ADMIT TO HIDING A SMALL PURCHASE OR TWO. OR PUT AWAY SOME CASH.

BUT. OTHERS ARE HIDING. BANK ACCOUNTS, CREDIT CARD STATEMENTS, OR MAJOR PURCHASES.

RED FLAGS. NEVER SEEING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, NUMEROUS A-T-M WITHDRAWALS, AND WEIRD CHARGES.

AND. OF COURSE THE BIGGIE. BEING SECRETIVE. Return to index of stories...


$5 CELLPHONE PLAN-OC


CELL PHONE PLANS CAN BE EXPENSIVE!

"FREEDOM POP" HAS ANNOUNCED A FIVE DOLLAR PER MONTH CELL PHONE PLAN.

USERS WHO COMMIT UP FRONT TO TWO YEARS OF SERVICE WILL GET UNLIMITED VOICE AND TEXT MESSAGES.AS WELL AS FIVE HUNDRED MEGA BYTES OF DATA.PER MONTH. Return to index of stories...


TEASE SIX-2-SHOT


JAY LENO, MADE HIS WAY TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

SHARING LAUGHS DOING STANDUP. IT WAS A SOLD OUT CROWD WE'LL TAKE YOU TO THE SHOW.

KANYE WEST'S SHOES. SELL OUT IN MINUTES.

THIS IS NUTS.

FIND OUT HOW MUCH THEY'RE SELLING FOR, ON EBAY. Return to index of stories...


TZ6 A JAY LENO IN NAPLES-VOTOPS


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TZ6 B KANYE WEST SHOES WORTH MILLIONS-VOTOPS


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FINAL CHECK OF STOCKS-SAT 3 FULL


AND HERE'S A FINAL CHECK OF THE MARKETS THIS MORNING-- Return to index of stories...


JAY LENO IN NAPLES-2SH NATVO


DAYS AFTER AN EMOTIONAL GOODBYE, ON THE TONIGHT SHOW.

THE KING OF LATE NIGHT. PERFORMED RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

nats of performance

CLOSE TO 15-HUNDRED PEOPLE SHOWED UP FOR A SOLD OUT EVENT AT ARTIS NAPLES TO SEE JAY LENO.

FANS WAITED OUTSIDE FOR ANY CHANCE TO GET IN.

LENO PERFORMED IN SARASOTA AND CLEARWATER, OVER THE WEEKEND.

ORGANIZERS AT ARTIS NAPLES. SAY MONDAY NIGHT'S CROWD. WAS THE LARGEST EVER. Return to index of stories...


JUSTIN BEIBER MORE PROBLEMS-VO


JUSTIN BIEBER IN MORE TROUBLE!

THE F-A-A IS LOOKING INTO WHETHER THE SINGER AND HIS FATHER INTERFERED WITH A FLIGHT CREW ON HIS PRIVATE JET.

ACCORDING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT SOURCES. BIEBER AND HIS FATHER WERE "EXTREMELY ABUSIVE VERBALLY" TO A FLIGHT ATTENDANT.

THE FLIGHT CREW SAYS THE MARIJUANA SMOKE FROM THE CABIN WAS SO STRONG THEY PUT ON OXYGEN MASKS.

HE COULD FACE BOTH CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES IF HE VIOLATED THE LAWS. Return to index of stories...


KANYE WEST SHOES WORTH MILLIONS-VO


KANYE WEST'S NEW NIKE SHOE LINE. SOLD OUT IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

HIS "RED OCTOBER" SNEAKERS. DEBUTED SUNDAY AND FLEW OFF THE SHELVES.

THEY GO FOR 245 BUCKS.

BUT THEY'RE SELLING FOR MUCH MORE ON EBAY.

THEY ARE GOING FOR MORE THAN 16 MILLION DOLLARS.

MAY BE A LITTLE HIGH PRICED. Return to index of stories...


BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN ANNOUNCES US TOUR DATES-TRX-VOTO


BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND ARE HITTING THE ROAD.

THEY'RE ANNOUNCING 15 NEW TOUR DATES IN THE U-S, STARTING APRIL 8TH IN CINCINNATI.

OTHER SCHEDULED STOPS INCLUDE NASHVILLE, PITTSBURGH, ATLANTA AND HOUSTON.

THE BAND BEGAN TOURING LAST MONTH IN SOUTH AFRICA. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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METH BUST-SSTOPS


FORT MYERS POLICE DEPARTMENT HAVE ARRESTED A MAN FOR BURGLARY AND METHAMPHETAMINE.

THE ARREST HAPPENED AT A HOME IN THE 3-THOUSAND BLOCK MCGREGOR BOULEVARD.

POLICE KICKED OUT SOME SQUATTERS ON MONDAY AFTERNOON--

AND BOARDED UP THE HOME.

OVERNIGHT THEY SAW SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY.

THEY WENT INSIDE AND FOUND A METH LAB.

A MAN AND WOMAN WERE ARRESTED.

ABC SEVEN WILL STAY ON TOP OF THIS STORY WITH THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


TS1) IVAN ROSE DEATH-(2SS)-VO


A FUNERAL TODAY. FOR A ONE-YEAR-OLD BABY. FOUND UNRESPONSIVE IN HIS CRIB. LESS THAN TWO WEEKS AGO.

MEANWHILE THE MOTHER'S BOYFRIEND NIKLAUS BOOSKA IS IN JAIL.

DEPUTIES SAY BOOSKA. WAS WATCHING THE BABY JANUARY 31ST.

BOOSKA IS CHARGED WITH, MANSLAUGHTER AND CHILD ABUSE.

INVESTIGATORS SAY HE CAUSED HEAD TRAUMA TO THE BABY, IVAN ROSE.

WHEN DEPUTIES ARRIVED - THEY COULDN'T REVIVE HIM. Return to index of stories...


TS2) SHIRLEY TEMPLE DIES-VOTOPS


SHIRLEY TEMPLE BLACK, HAS PASSED AWAY.

SHE DIED SURROUNDED BY FAMILY AT HER HOME NEAR SAN FRANCISCO.

A TALENTED SINGER, DANCER AND ACTRESS. SHIRLEY TEMPLE WAS AMERICA'S TOP BOX-OFFICE DRAW, FROM 1935 UNTIL 1938.

SHE RETIRED FROM FILMS AT 21. AND LATER BECAME ACTIVE IN POLITICS.

SHE WAS 85 YEARS OLD. Return to index of stories...


TS3) FLOOD INSURANCE RATES-VOTOPS


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA LEADERS WILL BE IN THE NATIONS CAPITAL TO DISCUSS FLOOD INSURANCE RATES.

THEY'LL BE MEETING WITH MEMBERS OF CONGRESS AND STAFFERS FROM CAPITOL HILL, AND THE WHITE HOUSE.

THE FOCUS. IS THE "HOMEOWNER FLOOD INSURANCE AFFORDABILITY ACT". PASSED BY THE SENATE.

IT WOULD DELAY PORTIONS OF THE BIGGERT-WATERS ACT. AND HIKES TO FLOOD INSURANCE POLICIES. Return to index of stories...


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CLOSE-2SH-AWS ANI


AD LIB GOODBYE

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JOIN US FOR ABC 7 NEWS AT 5, RIGHT AFTER ELLEN.

REMEMBER YOU CAN GET ALL OF THE DAY'S TOP STORIES, BREAKING NEWS AND YOUR PRECISION FORECAST ON ABC DASH SEVEN DOT COM. Return to index of stories...