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DIRECTORS PAGE EXTRA AT 11 OPEN-CLIP
HEADLINES-SOTTOPS SCHOOL CONTROVERSIES-EANIBOXTOPS
COLD BLAST OPEN-CLIP 1. WHO'S THE DADDY HOMEWORK-VOTOPS
FIRST WEATHER-WX WALL 2. PINK HAIR CONTROVERSY-VOTOPS
BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP WHO'S THE DADDY HOMEWORK-BNC
JOGGER ATTACK-SS-OC-VO WHO'S THE DADDY HOMEWORK-PKG
JOGGER ATTACK-SOT-SS(2) WHO'S THE DADDY HOMEWORK-ONCAM
TEACHER INVESTIGATION-SS(2)VO PINK HAIR CONTROVERSY-VO-WIPE
TEACHER INVESTIGATION-SOT-WIPE PINK HAIR CONTROVERSY-SOTVO
TEACHER INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS FACEBOOK GENDER-VO
DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP HOT PANTS LOSE WEIGHT-VO
BAD WINTER WX-VO-WIPE BEER BUSINESS-TC MON VO
BAD WINTER WX-SOTVO-BNR TEXAS FIGHT ON TAPE-TC MON VO
DALLAS APARTMENT FIRE-TRX-VOTOPS COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP
LIGHTNING DETECTION-TC MON VO BIGGEST LOSER-VOTOPS
LIGHTNING DETECTION-SOTVO TEASE TWO-CAM 10
TRIAL TRIO-TANIBOX TZ2 A SPORTS TEASE-VO
MORETZ TRIAL-VO SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
DUNN TRIAL-VO FGCU MEN-POPMON
CLEAVA JUDGEMENT-VO FGCU MEN-VOTOPS
TAMMY HALL FOLLOW-VO FGCU MEN-SOTTOPS
EMBEZZLEMENT INDICTMENT-ONCAM EAGLE WOMEN-VOTOPS
SUGARY DRINK WARNING-TC MON VO EAGLE WOMEN-SOTTOPS
CLYDESDALES DOWNTOWN-VO SJN CANTERBURY-VOTOPS
NEXT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP ACE GROUP CLASSIC-POPMON
TEASE ONE------------ ACE GROUP CLASSIC-VOTOPS
TZ1A TEXAS FIGHT ON TAPE-NATSVO ACE GROUP CLASSIC-SOTTOPS
TZ1B SCHOOL CONTROVERSIES-SOTVO WINTER OLYMPICS-CGTOPS
oncam NASCAR-POMON
STORMWARN 7 JP WX OPEN-CLIP NASCAR-VOTOPS
WEATHER-PWC NASCAR-SOTOPS
WEATHER-WXWALL TOSS TO BREAK-POP
TZ EXTRA------------ BIGGEST LOSER OVERDID IT-VO
A) SCHOOL CONTROVERSIES-VOTOPS CLOSE 11PM-4 SHOT
B) HOT PANTS LOSE WEIGHT-VOTOPS  


DIRECTORS PAGE


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HEADLINES-SOTTOPS


'nats of fight'

NOW AT 11 --

A FIGHT EXPLODES IN THE STREETS!

SO WHY HAS NOBODY IN THIS VIDEO BEEN ARRESTED?

PLUS --

NOT COOPERATING!

WE TALK TO THE LEE COUNTY TEEN --

WHO ADMITS SHE HAD A RELATIONSHIP WITH A TEACHER AT HER SCHOOL!

HE GOT LET GO.

BUT NOW --

HOW SHE'S HOLDING UP THE INVESTIGATION.

AND HOT PANTS WITH SPECIAL POWERS!

A-B-C 7 INVESTIGATES IF THEY REALLY DO HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT BY WEARING THEM --

LIKE THE MAKERS CLAIM.

THE NEWS STARTS NOW! Return to index of stories...


COLD BLAST OPEN-CLIP


COLDBLAST OPEN Return to index of stories...


FIRST WEATHER-WX WALL


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BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP


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JOGGER ATTACK-SS-OC-VO


OUR BIG STORY AT 11 --

LOOK AT THIS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MAN'S NECK.

BADLY GASHED.

AND HELD TOGETHER BY STITCHES.

THE MAN WHO SUFFERED THROUGH THAT --

BLAMES HIS TEENAGE NEIGHBOR FOR IT.

A BOY HE CALLS "EVIL."

HERE'S WHAT ABC7 HAS UNCOVERED TONIGHT.

MICHAEL BASKIND WAS JOGGING IN ENGLEWOOD TUESDAY NEAR LEMON AND BAYSHORE.

THAT'S WHEN HE SAYS HIS 13-YEAR-OLD NEIGHBOR DAMIEN REEL ATTACKED HIM FOR NO REASON --

RANDOMLY POUNCING, GASHING HIS NECK, AND ATTEMPTING TO SLIT HIS THROAT.

HE MISSED THE MAJOR ARTERY BY A FEW INCHES. Return to index of stories...


JOGGER ATTACK-SOT-SS(2)


#Ed Pizle

#Neighbor of Victim

"you get these kind of crimes and you kinda go, what happened? How does a boy get to that point of desperation?"

BASKIND SAYS HE FENDED OFF REEL --

WHO USED A 15-INCH SERRATED BREAD KNIFE AS HIS WEAPON.

AND BASKIND DOESN'T KNOW WHY.

HE SAYS REEL HAS NOT MOTIVE.

REEL DOES FACE A CHARGE OF ATTEMPTED FIRST-DEGREE MURDER.

HE'S AT A JUVENILE FACILITY IN SARASOTA. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INVESTIGATION-SS(2)VO


TONIGHT -- A SOPHOMORE AT THE CENTER OF ACCUSATIONS THAT SHE HAD SEX WITH A TEACHER IS TALKING TO ABC7.

SHE SAYS SHE LOVES HIM.

HE LOVES HER.

HE WAS A TEACHER AT HER SCHOOL -- ESTERO HIGH SCHOOL.

WE SPOKE TO THE GIRL OFF CAMERA FOR 45 MINUTES.

A-B-C SEVEN LEARNED THE NOW FORMER TEACHER IS 24 YEAR OLD DOMENIC FRANK.

THE LEE COUNTY DISTRICT CONFIRMS HE WAS A FRENCH AND SPANISH TEACHER AND THEY LET HIM GO ON MONDAY.

THEY WILL NOT SAY WHY.

THE TEEN WOULD NOT TELL US WHETHER IT WAS SEXUAL.

HER PARENTS CLAIM NOT TO KNOW ANYTHING AND ONCE THEY GET DETAILS THEY'LL DECIDE WHETHER TO PRESS CHARGES.

OTHER PARENTS ARE OUTRAGED. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INVESTIGATION-SOT-WIPE


Jill Lopez, Parent of freshman girl

20:02:02 I was very surprised. I am not naive to think it doesn't happen here, but I don't want it to happen at my daughter's school. Return to index of stories...


TEACHER INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS


ABC7 IS NOT NAMING THE TEEN.

ON HER FACEBOOK PAGE TONIGHT SHE POSTED THIS.

SAYING PEOPLE NEED TO MIND THEIR OWN BUSINESS AND WHATEVER HAPPENED -- HAPPENED FOR A VERY GOOD REASON.

D-C-F IS INVESTIGATING FRANK.

THEY WILL NOT CONFIRM WHY.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE ALSO INVOLVED. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


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BAD WINTER WX-VO-WIPE


DEVELOPING TONIGHT --

THE BIGGEST SNOWSTORM TO HIT THE MID-ATLANTIC IN 4 YEARS --

HAS KILLED ALMOST 20 PEOPLE.

AND BEFORE IT'S DONE --

THIS STORM WILL ALSO HAVE DUMPED SNOW AND ICE ACROSS 15-HUNDRED MILES --

FROM MISSISSIPPI TO MAINE!

THE DEATH TOLL'S AT 18.

ONE OF THEM WAS A PREGNANT WOMAN IN NEW YORK.

SHE GOT HIT BY A SNOWPLOW TODAY AT A SHOPPING CENTER.

HER BABY SURVIVED.

ON TOP OF THAT --

MANY, MANY MORE HAVE SUFFERED INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


BAD WINTER WX-SOTVO-BNR


Dr. John Marshall/Maimonides Hospital: "Broken arms, broken legs, Sprained ankles. We've seen some folks who've taken bad falls and have struck their heads, had bleeding in the head."

ANOTHER PROBLEM --

TRAVEL!

WE'RE HEARING TODAY WAS THE WORST DAY THIS ENTIRE WINTER FOR AIRLINE PASSENGERS.

MORE THAN 71-HUNDRED FLIGHTS WERE CANCELLED TODAY ALONE.

HERE'S A GREAT TOOL TO CHECK OUT IF YOU ARE FLYING.

THE WEBSITE "FLIGHT AWARE" GIVES YOU A CONSTANTLY UPDATING LOOK AT DELAYS AND CANCELLATIONS.

WE LINK TO IT ON OUR WEBSITE --

ABC-7.COM. Return to index of stories...


DALLAS APARTMENT FIRE-TRX-VOTOPS


WHEN WE SAW THIS FIRE IN THE NEWSROOM --

EVERYONE TURNED TO WATCH!

YOU'RE LOOKING AT A DALLAS APARTMENT COMPLEX --

BURNING.

WHEN FIREFIGHTERS GOT THERE TONIGHT --

IT WAS JUST SMOKING.

BUT THEN IT ERUPTED.

FLAMES BURST THROUGH WINDOWS.

THE FIRE'S MOSTLY OUT NOW.

NO ONE GOT HURT.

BUT 80-TO-90 PEOPLE LOST THEIR PLACE TO LIVE. Return to index of stories...


LIGHTNING DETECTION-TC MON VO


THREE BRAND NEW LIFE-SAVING DEVICES ARE NOW RUNNING IN FORT MYERS.

THIS AFTERNOON, THE CITY INSTALLED THE LAST OF THREE *WEATHER BUG* LIGHTNING DETECTION SYSTEMS AT THE SAM FLEISHMAN SPORTS COMPLEX.

TWO OTHERS ARE UP AT THE GOLFVIEW POOL AND THE STARS COMPLEX.

IN DECEMBER CITY COUNCIL APPROVED THE 21-THOUSAND DOLLAR PROJECT.

THE SYSTEM CAN DETECT LIGHTNING IN A TEN-MILE RADIUS. Return to index of stories...


LIGHTNING DETECTION-SOTVO


The league does a really good job Of watching the weather but certainty lightning can strike at any time And we just have to take all precautions necessary

A LOUD NOISE AND LIGHTS FLASH WHEN LIGHTNING IS IN THE AREA.

IT LETS PEOPLE KNOW TO GET OFF FIELDS. Return to index of stories...


TRIAL TRIO-TANIBOX


AT 11 --

ABC-7'S GOT THE LATEST ON THREE BIG STORIES FROM COURT TONIGHT.

FIRST --

JEFFERY MORETZ WILL BE BACK IN COURT TOMORROW -- FOR DAY THREE OF HIS MURDER TRIAL.

HE'S ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AND KILLING HIS ESTRANGED WIFE CHRISTINE.

MORETZ IS HOPING FOR A MANSLAUGHTER CONVICTION.

THAT WOULD SPARE HIM FROM LIFE IN PRISON WITHOUT PAROLE.

LOOKING AHEAD IN JACKSONVILLE --

A JURY STARTS DAY THREE OF DELIBERATIONS TOMORROW --

IN THE MURDER TRIAL OF MICHAEL DUNN.

PROSECUTORS SAY HE OPENED FIRE ON FOUR TEENS IN AN S-U-V --

BECAUSE THEIR MUSIC WAS TOO LOUD.

ONE DIED.

HE'S CLAIMING SELF-DEFENSE.

AND THE NAPLES BUSINESS --

CLEAVA -- EXPECTED A RULING TODAY IN THEIR LAWSUIT.

BUT ATTORNEYS SAY THE OTHER SIDE IS DRAGGING THINGS OUT.

CLEAVA IS SUING ONTEL --

CLAIMING THE COMPANY COPIED THEIR CAMI PRODUCT FOR WOMEN.

ARGUMENTS ARE DUE TO WRAP UP TOMORROW. Return to index of stories...


MORETZ TRIAL-VO


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DUNN TRIAL-VO


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CLEAVA JUDGEMENT-VO


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TAMMY HALL FOLLOW-VO


LOOKING AHEAD -

TOMORROW A FORMER LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONER MUST REPORT TO PRISON.

A FEDERAL JUDGE SENTENCED TAMMY HALL TO SIX MONTHS IN PRISON FOR STEALING CAMPAIGN FUNDS.

SHE'S EXPECTED AT COLEMAN PENITENTIARY IN SUMTERVILLE.

AN ABC7 CREW IS THERE RIGHT NOW WAITING FOR HER TO ARRIVE.

AFTER SHE GETS OUT OF PRISON SHE'LL SERVE 90 DAYS OF HOUSE ARREST, THREE YEARS PROBATION AND MUST COMPLETE 250 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE. Return to index of stories...


EMBEZZLEMENT INDICTMENT-ONCAM


NEW SINCE SEVEN ON SEVEN -

A NAPLES DEVELOPER IS CHARGED WITH EMBEZZLING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

FEDERAL PROSECUTORS SAY ALFRED LENZ STOLE TWO MILLION DOLLARS IN A WIRE FRAUD SCHEME.

HE'S THE CONTROLLER FOR THE VINEYARDS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

HE FACES 60 YEARS IN PRISON IF CONVICTED. Return to index of stories...


SUGARY DRINK WARNING-TC MON VO


WARNING: THIS DRINK COULD CONTRIBUTE TO OBESITY, DIABETES AND TOOTH DECAY.

YOU COULD SEE THAT ON SOME SODAS SOON --

AND ALL SUGARY DRINKS.

CALIFORNIA LAWMAKERS ARE CONSIDERING IT NOW.

THEY'D BE THE FIRST STATE TO DO IT.

BACKERS SAY THIS IS A PUBLIC HEALTH EPIDEMIC --

KILLING MORE PEOPLE THAN GUN VIOLENCE..

OPPONENTS COUNTER-- DRINKS ALREADY HAVE A DETAILED INGREDIENT LIST -- AND NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION.

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


CLYDESDALES DOWNTOWN-VO


TONIGHT - HUNDREDS LINED THE STREETS OF DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

FOR THIS --

THEY WANTED TO SEE THESE FELLAS.

THE ICONIC BUDWEISER CLYDESDALES AND ITS HITCH TEAM.

YOU CAN SEE THEM AND INTERACT WITH THEM IN THE NORTH CAPE TOMORROW AFTERNOON.

THEY'LL BE IN THE EDISON FESTIVAL PARADE ON SATURDAY. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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


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


'nats of the fight'

CHECK OUT ONE OF THE NASTIEST, MEANEST, SCARIEST STREET FIGHTS YOU'LL EVER SEE.

BUT WE'LL TELL YOU WHY *NO ONE* IN THIS VIDEO'S BEEN ARRESTED --

AND CLEAR UP WHAT POLICE CALL A MYTH.

"I was beyond fired up."

FIRED UP --

BECAUSE OF HIS DAUGTHER'S HOMEWORK.

THE QUESTION HE SAYS --

DISRESPECTS WOMEN --

NEXT! Return to index of stories...


TZ1A TEXAS FIGHT ON TAPE-NATSVO


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TZ1B SCHOOL CONTROVERSIES-SOTVO


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STORMWARN 7 JP WX OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


COOL END TO THE WORK WEEK

After a stormy Wednesday, cooler air rushed in across Southwest Florida Friday, with highs only in the upper 60s. Skies will clear this evening and temps fall quickly into the 50s. Expect a very chilly overnight, with lows in the mid 40s in urban corridor and low 40s inland.

More cool air is expected Friday. We'll see a heavy dose of sun, but a sea breeze will develop that will hold temps in the upper 60s and low 70s. Most beach locations will only climb into the mid and upper 60s. Another cool overnight is expected, with lows in the mid 50s.

We start the weekend on a sun-filled and pleasant note, with high back in the mid 70s. A reinforcing cool front will work through the area, but it will only create a few clouds across the area. It will cold Saturday Night, with lows falling into the upper 40s.

Despite the cool front Saturday, the warmup continues into Sunday. We'll see clear skies all day, with highs in the upper 70s.

More warmth arrives to start next week, with highs back in the low 80s Monday. Temps on Tuesday will also climb into the low 80s.

A few more clouds will be possible midweek next week, with highs in the mid 80s. No major weather system is expected to impact the area over the next 7 days. Return to index of stories...


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


TONIGHT --

TWO SAGAS AT SCHOOL!

THE HOMEWORK QUESTION THAT FIRED UP THIS FATHER --

AND WHY THIS FLORIDA GIRL'S HAIR GOT HER SUSPENDED!

PLUS --

HOT PANTS HYSTERIA!

THE MAKERS SAY SIMPLY *WEARING* THEM --

WILL HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT.

THE TRUTH --

IN JUST 30 SECONDS AFTER LOTTO! Return to index of stories...


A) SCHOOL CONTROVERSIES-VOTOPS


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B) HOT PANTS LOSE WEIGHT-VOTOPS


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EXTRA AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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SCHOOL CONTROVERSIES-EANIBOXTOPS


IN TONIGHT'S ABC-7 EXTRA --

DOUBLE TROUBLE IN THE CLASSROOM.

TWO SCHOOL CONTROVERSIES.

ONE FATHER -- OUTRAGED OVER A QUESTION ON HIS DAUGHTER'S HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT.

THE OTHER --

A FLORIDA GIRL PUNISHED FOR A PINK STREAK IN HER HAIR.

THAT STORY IN A SECOND --

BUT WE START WITH A FIRED-UP FATHER IN MICHIGAN. Return to index of stories...


1. WHO'S THE DADDY HOMEWORK-VOTOPS


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2. PINK HAIR CONTROVERSY-VOTOPS


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WHO'S THE DADDY HOMEWORK-BNC


WHO'S THE BABY DADDY?

THAT WAS ESSENTIALLY THE QUESTION ON A TEENAGE GIRL'S BIOLOGY HOMEWORK.

TONIGHT IN YOUR ABC7 EXTRA --

ONE FATHER IS OUTRAGED.

WHAT A TEACHER ASKED AND HOW HE SAYS IT ALMOST TAUGHT HIS DAUGHTER THE WRONG LESSON. Return to index of stories...


WHO'S THE DADDY HOMEWORK-PKG


THIS IS THE ASSIGNMENT.

THE HOMEWORK THAT UPSET DAD.

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"I was beyond fired up last night."

--

LARRY BASAJ TRIED TO HELP HIS TEENAGE DAUGHTER ANSWER A QUESTION ON D-N-A FOR HER BIOLOGY CLASS.

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"Do you understand why this is inappropriate?"

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HERE'S WHAT HE CALLS INAPPROPRIATE.

THE QUESTION.

THE SISTER OF THE MOTHER ABOVE ALSO HAD ISSUES WITH FIND OUT WHO THE FATHER OF HER BABY WAS.

SHE HAD THE STATE TAKE A BLOOD TEST OF POTENTIAL FATHERS.

BASED ON THE INFORMATION IN THE TABLE - WHY WAS THE BABY TAKEN AWAY BY THE STATE AFTER THE TEST?

YEP - CONFUSING QUESTION FOR ALL AND A CLEAR VIOLATION FOR A FATHER.

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"What are they teaching -- what is this -- I could not come up with the words.

--

LOOK AT THE TABLE OF POTENTIAL FATHERS.

BARTENDER.

GUY AT THE CLUB.

CAB DRIVER.

FLIGHT ATTENDANT.

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I am like oh, my gosh. Teaching them it is okay to not know who it is because you can have the state help you. And if they cannot help you they will take your child away. That's not the way it is."

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NOT THE WAY IT IS AND FOR THIS TEEN A LESSON LEARNED.

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I think it depicts women, in a very uncomfortable light. Return to index of stories...


WHO'S THE DADDY HOMEWORK-ONCAM


THE WRONG LESSON ABOUT A WOMAN'S SELF-WORTH -- SEX -- AND WHAT REALLY HAPPENS WHEN YOU DON'T KNOW WHO THE FATHER IS.

THE FAMILY SAYS THERE'S A BETTER WAY TO TEACH CHILDREN ABOUT D-N-A.

GET THIS -

THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE MICHIGAN SCHOOL SAYS THE QUESTION CAME FROM A WEBSITE FOR TEACHERS. Return to index of stories...


PINK HAIR CONTROVERSY-VO-WIPE


NOW TO A FLORIDA FATHER ---

WHO SAYS HIS DAUGHTER'S PUNISHMENT --

WAS MORE DISRUPTIVE THAN HER HAIR COLOR.

THIS OSCEOLA COUNTY EIGHTH GRADER PUT A PINK HIGHLIGHT IN HER HAIR.

BUT SCHOOL OFFICIALS AT NEPTUNE MIDDLE GAVE HER AN IN-SCHOOL SUSPENSION.

THEY SAID THE PINK STREAK VIOLATED THE CODE OF STUDENT CONDUCT.

STUDENTS CAN'T HAVE THEIR HAIR COLORED IN A DISTRACTING MANNER.

PARENTS AT THE SCHOOL WEIGHED IN ON THE MATTER. Return to index of stories...


PINK HAIR CONTROVERSY-SOTVO


Bonnie/Parent

Without policies and without rules you can do whatever you like.

Nikesha Walker/Parent

With today's society so many things are going on in the world - hair color

is not that major.

BUT THE GIRL'S FATHER SAYS HIS DAUGHTER NEVER GOT A WARNING.

INSTEAD -- SHE WAS JUST TAKEN OUT OF CLASS FOR A DAY.

HE THINKS THE SCHOOL'S POLICY IS OUTDATED --

AND SAYS OFFICIALS SHOULD CONSIDER A CHANGE. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK GENDER-VO


TO MOST PEOPLE --

IT'S NO BIG DEAL.

BUT TO OTHERS -- IT REALLY MATTERS.

SOME FACEBOOK USERS DON'T IDENTIFY AS JUST MALE OR FEMALE.

THE SOCIAL NETWORK IS GIVING YOU OPTIONS. MORE THAN 50.

YOU CAN NOW CUSTOMIZE YOUR GENDER FROM A SELECTION THAT INCLUDES "NEITHER" TO "TRANSGENDER" AND BEYOND.

USERS CAN ALSO SELECT ADDITIONAL PRIVACY SETTINGS TO CHOOSE WHO CAN SEE THEIR GENDER. Return to index of stories...


HOT PANTS LOSE WEIGHT-VO


ABC7 PUT THEM TO THE TEST.

CAN A PAIR OF PANTS REALLY DROP THE POUNDS?

THESE ARE CALLED HOTPANTS.

YOU WEAR THEM WHEN WORKING OUT.

A STUDY SHOWS WOMEN BURNED 9 POINT 7 PERCENT MORE CALORIES BY WEARING THEM.

THE COMPANY CLAIMS THE PANTS HARNESS YOUR BODY'S NATURAL HEAT.

THOSE WHO WEAR THEM SAY YOU SWEAT A LOT.

DOCTORS SAY STAY HYDRATED BECAUSE THEY LIKELY JUST DROP WATER WEIGHT. Return to index of stories...


BEER BUSINESS-TC MON VO


BIGGER BOTTLES -- IS A BIG DEAL TO SOME BEER BREWERS IN FLORIDA.

RIGHT NOW --

A BILL IS MAKING IT'S WAY THROUGH COMMITTEE --

THAT WOULD MAKE THE 64 OUNCE BOTTLE LEGAL.

IT'S CALLED THE GROWLER!

FLORIDA BANS IT RIGHT.

BUT ITS 32-OUNCE BROTHER --

AND A GALLON JUG ARE LEGAL.

LOCAL BREWERY OWNERS TELL ABC-7 -- GROWLERS WOULD MAKE THEM 15 TO 20 THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR.

FLORIDA IS ONE OF ONLY FOUR STATES THAT STILL BAN THE GROWLER. Return to index of stories...


TEXAS FIGHT ON TAPE-TC MON VO


THIS NEXT VIDEO HAS ALREADY EARNED THAN 400-THOUSAND VIEWS.

IT'S STUNNING.

BUT THE SIX MEN YOU SEE BEATING AND KICKING TWO OTHERS IN AUSTIN -- STILL HAVEN'T BEEN CHARGED.

AND THIS HAPPENED 18 DAYS AGO!

THE POLICE DEPARTMENTS SAYS -- THEY'RE WAITING UNTIL EACH PERSON IS IDENTIFIED --

SO IT CAN GET ALL THE WARRANTS AT ONE TIME.

THAT'S WHY NO ONE'S BEEN ARRESTED.

AS FOR WHAT LED TO THE FIGHT --

THE DEPARTMENT HAS RULED OUT RACE --

AND SAYS THE PEOPLE INVOLVED PROBABLY HAD TO MUCH TO DRINK. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP


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BIGGEST LOSER-VOTOPS


SHE LOST A MIND-BLOWING 155 POUNDS ON "THE BIGGEST LOSER."

TONIGHT --

THE WINNER OF THIS SEASON'S SHOW.IS MAKING A CONFESSION.

YOU NEED TO HEAR IT --

STILL COME TO AT 11! Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-CAM 10


THE FGCU WOMEN. SHOWING NO MERCY AT HOME TONIGHT. WE'LL SHOW YOU THEIR BEATDOWN.

PLUS SEVERAL GOLF LEGENDS IN TOWN FOR THE ACE GROUP CLASSIC. INCLUDING TOM WATSON. HEAR FROM WATSON NEXT. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A SPORTS TEASE-VO


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SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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FGCU MEN-POPMON


YOU CAN'T SPELL JOE DOOLEY WITHOUT THE D. AND DOOLEY HAS HIS EAGLES PLAYING SOME SERIOUS D. FGCU HAS THE TOP RANKED DEFENSE IN THE ASUN. ALLOWING JUST 65 POINTS A GAME. AND THEY ARE TAKING THAT D. ON ROAD TONIGHT. AT EAST TENNESSEE STATE. Return to index of stories...


FGCU MEN-VOTOPS


EAGLES STARTED THE NIGHT IN FIRST PLACE. THEY WOULD NOT END THE NIGHT THAT WAY.

BUCS CAME OUT BLAZIN IN THIS ONE. RASHAWN REMBERT HITS THE 3.

THEN REMBERT AGAIN. WHY NOT. EAST TENNESSEE WENT UP 12-0 TO START THE GAME.

THE EAGLES HUNG AROUND THANKS TO BERNARD THOMPSON. HE GETS THE EASY 2. T. THOMPSON THREE AGAIN. LED THE EAGLES WITH 23 POINTS. EAGLES LOST 89 - 81. Return to index of stories...


FGCU MEN-SOTTOPS


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EAGLE WOMEN-VOTOPS


PINK OUT AT THE WOMEN'S GAME. EAGLES HOSTING MERCER. AND IT WAS ALL FGCU TONIGHT.

LADIES GOOD FROM THE GET GO -----.DYE-TEE-SHA DUNSON GIVE HER ALL 3 OF THESE..

SHE HIT 2-IN-A-ROW. SCORED 23 POINTS TONIGHT.

THE EAGLES JUST SHY OF THE CENTURY MARK.

99-57 THE FINAL.

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EAGLE WOMEN-SOTTOPS


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SJN CANTERBURY-VOTOPS


FIRST ROUND OF THE STATE PLAYOFFS. ST. JOHN NEUMANN AND CANTERBURY.

PAUL GETS THE BUCKET AND ONE FOR THE CELTICS. NEUMANN DOWN 8.

NEXT TRIP DOWN. AGAIN. THIS TIME FROM DISTANCE. NEUMANN DOWN 7

BUT CANTERBURY HIT THEIR FREE THROWS IN THE 4TH.

THEY ARE MOVING ON. 61-48 IS THE FINAL

CANTERBURY WILL FACE FIRST BAPTIST IN THE NEXT ROUND. Return to index of stories...


ACE GROUP CLASSIC-POPMON


WHO'S THE BEST GOLFER OF ALL TIME. WELL THAT ANSWER PROBABLY DEPENDS ON WHERE YOU'RE FROM AND HOW OLD YOU ARE. NO MATTER WHAT. TOM WATSON HAS TO BE IN THE CONVERSATION. THE MAN WON 71 EVENTS DURING HIS CAREER. INCLUDING 8 MAJORS. AND THE GREAT NEWS IS. WATSON'S IN TOWN THIS WEEK. Return to index of stories...


ACE GROUP CLASSIC-VOTOPS


FIRST ROUND OF THE CLASSIC COMES YOUR WAY TOMORROW FROM TWINEAGLES IN NAPLES.

WATSON WILL BE PART OF ONE OF THE FEATURED PAIRINGS. HE WILL BE PLAYING WITH HALE IRWIN AND COLIN MONTGOMERIE.

ALL THREE GUYS ARE IN THE WORLD GOLF HALL OF FAME.

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ACE GROUP CLASSIC-SOTTOPS


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WINTER OLYMPICS-CGTOPS


THE UNITED STATES PICKED UP 3 MORE MEDALS TODAY AT THE WINTER OLYMPICS..

THANKS TO THE MEN OF SLOPE-STYLE SKIING.

THE MEN WON ALL 3 MEDALS IN THE EVENT. INCLUDING GOLD BY JOSS CHRISTENSEN

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NASCAR-POMON


TONY STEWART SAYS HE WOULD WRECK HIS MOTHER IF IT MEANT WINNING THE DAYTONA 500. LET'S HOPE IT DOESN'T COME TO THAT. STEWART ONE OF THE FAVORITES TO WIN THE 500. HE AND THE REST OF THE GOOD OLD BOYS. GETTING READY FOR THE GREAT AMERICAN RACE. WHICH COMES YOU WAY FEBRUARY 23RD. Return to index of stories...


NASCAR-VOTOPS


SPEAKING OF NASCAR

LAST WEEK. RACING LEGEND RICHARD PETTY SAID THE ONLY WAY FEMALE DRIVER DANICA PATRICK COULD WIN A SPRINT CUP RACE. IF ALL THE OTHER DRIVERS STAYED HOME.

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NASCAR-SOTOPS


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TOSS TO BREAK-POP


THAT'S A LOOK AT SPORTS.

UP NEXT --

THE BIG CONFESSION FROM THE CHAMPION OF THE REALITY SHOW----- "BIGGEST LOSER!"

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BIGGEST LOSER OVERDID IT-VO


THE MOST RECENT WINNER OF NBC'S "THE BIGGEST LOSER" ADMITS SHE OVERDID IT.

RACHEL FREDERICKSON LOST 155 POUNDS, DROPPING TO 105 POUNDS.

BUT IN AN INTERVIEW WITH PEOPLE MAGAZINE --

SHE SAYS SHE WORKED OUT HARD.

SIX HOURS A DAY --

FOR THREE MONTHS -- LEADING UP TO THE FINALE.

SHE DENIED HAVING AN EATING DISORDER --

BUT CONFESSED MAYBE SHE TOOK HER TRAINING A LITTLE TOO FAR.

CRITICS SAY SHE LOOKED TOO THIN AFTER WINNING. Return to index of stories...


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