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DIRECTORS PAGE TEASE TWO-----------
HEADLINES------- A) WINTER WX-VO TOPS
a) waffle house-SOT TOPS VO STORMWAR 7 OPEN-CLIP
b) harborside hotel-VO TOPS WEATHER FORECAST-PWC
c) lehigh brush fire-VO TOPS WEATHER FORECAST-WXWALL
6:30 OPEN-CLIP WINTER WX-ONCAM
TOSS TO HOLLIE-3 SS WINTER WX-PKG
WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-PKG MCCAIN VS OBAMA-OC SOT VO
CIRCLE K ROBBERY-SS TOPS POWERBALL JACKPOT-VO
LEHIGH BRUSH FIRE-VO EDISON CAR SHOW-VO
TOSS TO TY-ONCAM MUTT STRUT-VO
HARBORSIDE HOTEL-PKG SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
GREYHOUND DEATHS-ONCAM ACE GROUP CLASSIC-POP
MISSING FLORIDA STUDENT-VO ACE GROUP CLASSIC-VOTOPS
CRUISE DEATH-VO WIPE ACE GROUP CLASSIC-CGTOPS
CRUISE DEATH-SOT VO ACE GROUP CLASSIC-SOTTOPS
AIRPLANE BODY-VO PGA NORTHERN TRUST-VOTOPS
GAY OVATION-OC NATS VO PGA NORTHERN TRUST-CGTOPS
CLINTON GAY PLAYER-OC SOT OC DEMPSTER OUT FOR SEASON-POP
KICKSTARTER HACK-ONCAM DEMPSTER OUT FOR SEASON-VOTOPS
PACE CAR FIRE-VO DEMPSTER OUT FOR SEASON-SOTTOPS
COMING UP NEXT-CLIP TWINS CAMP-VOTOPS
TEASE ONE------------ TWINS CAMP-SOTTOPS
A) GIRL IS SHOT-VO TOPS FGCU BASEBALL-VOTOPS
DUNN REAX-ONCAM USA HOCKEY-VOTOPS
DUNN REAX-PKG EVERBLADES HOCKEY-VOTOPS
GIRL SHOT-VO WIPE NBA ALL STAR WEEKEND-VOTOPS
GIRL SHOT-SOT VO SPORTS TOSS TO BREAK-ONCAM
TANKER CRASH-TRX VO TOPS GOODBYE-3SHOT
COMING UP NEXT-CLIP  


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HEADLINES-------


:24:29 she said that they guy or whoever was pulling the girls hair

and stuff- was rough with them.

A POPULAR FORT MYERS RESTAURANT TURNS INTO A LIFE AND DEATH SHOWDOWN.

ARMED MEN ATTACK WORKERS AND ROB CUSTOMERS.

TONIGHT, REACTION FROM THE SHOCKING HEIST.

A NEW PLAN TO CHANGE DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

WE'LL SHOW YOU HOW A POPULAR LANDMARK COULD BE GETTING A BIG UPGRADE.

RUSHING TO SAVE A HOME.

ABC SEVEN PUTS YOU ON THE FRONT LINES OF A FIRE AS CREWS BATTLE BACK DANGEROUS FLAMES. Return to index of stories...


a) waffle house-SOT TOPS VO


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b) harborside hotel-VO TOPS


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6:30 OPEN-CLIP


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TOSS TO HOLLIE-3 SS


A FRIGHTENING DAY FOR WORKERS AND CUSTOMERS INSIDE A POPULAR FORT MYERS RESTAURANT.

TWO MEN ROBBED A WAFFLE HOUSE GUNPOINT DURING BREAKFAST.

IT HAPPENED RIGHT OFF PALM BEACH BOULEVARD.

HOLLIE HOJEK SHOWS US THE TERROR BEHIND THESE SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS. Return to index of stories...


WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-PKG


ONE BY ONE- UNSUSPECTING CUSTOMERS ARE TURNED AWAY BY CRIME SCENE TAPE.

Don Martin, Fort Myers

:21:03 When i seen the van I said, 'man i hope somebody didnt get

shot,' I figured it was a robbery but I hoped noone got shot.

:04

LEE COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPUTIES SAY THE TWO MASKED MEN IN THESE SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS WALKED INTO THE

WAFFLE HOUSE SUNDAY MORNING POINTED

THEIR GUNS AT SERVERS AND CUSTOMERS AND DEMANDED CASH.

Linda Pickering, Fort Myers

:21:56 we know all the waitresses and everything:01

:22:21 i bet they were scared to death

:02

WE SPOKE TO THE BOYFRIEND OF A WAFFLE HOUSE EMPLOYEE.

HE DIDNT WANT TO BE INDENTIFIED- BUT

SAYS HIS GIRLFRIEND WAS FINISHING UP HER OVERNIGHT SHIFT WHEN SHE

CALLED HIM HYSTERICAL.

Anonymous Boyfriend

:23:42

:06

she said we were just robbed at gunpoint and I said are the cops

there- and she said just now.

:24:18 like i said she was crying and she sounded scared- and i didnt

know what the hell was going on.

:04

HIS GIRLFRIEND TOLD HIM ONE OF THE GUNMEN WAS TERRORIZING CUSTOMERS.

:24:25 she said everyone in the place got robbed

:24:29 she said that they guy or whoever was pulling the girls hair

and stuff- was rough with them.

:06

NOONE WAS SERIOUSLY HURT.

THE TWO MEN TOOK OFF WITH AN UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT OF CASH AND ARE STILL ON THE RUN.

Anonymous Boyfriend

:26:44 its pretty bad when people are robbing waffle houses at 5:30 in

the morning. Thats pretty sad.

:06

::TAKE HOLLIE LIVE::

WE TRIED TO TALK TO MANAGERS AT THE WAFFLE HOUSE BUT SAY THEY DON'T WANT TO COMMENT.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ABOUT WHO THE MASKED MEN ARE, YOURE URGED TO CALLED THE LEE COUNTY

SHERIFFS OFFICE. Return to index of stories...


CIRCLE K ROBBERY-SS TOPS


LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE ALSO ON THE HUNT FOR TWO MEN WHO ROBBED A CONVENIENCE STORE THIS MORNING.

THESE ARE SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS FROM INSIDE A CIRCLE K STORE ON 41 IN NORTH FORT MYERS.

THE SUSPECTS POINTED GUNS AT THE CLERK AND DEMANDED MONEY.

THEY GOT AWAY WITH CASH.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS URGED TO CALL CRIME STOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH BRUSH FIRE-VO


BRAND NEW AT 6:30

A BRUSH FIRE BREAKS OUT IN LEHIGH ACRES.

CREWS RUSHED TO THE SCENE OFF COLUMBUS BOULEVARD IN THE FAR EAST PORTION OF LEHIGH THIS AFTERNOON.

ONE HOME WAS THREATENED IN THE EIGHTH OF AN ACRE FIRE, BUT CREWS WERE ABLE TO KNOCK DOWN THE FLAMES.

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TOSS TO TY-ONCAM


DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO GETTING A MAJOR FACELIFT.

THE HARBORSIDE EVENT CENTER COULD EXPAND TO INCLUDE A HOTEL.

AS ABC 7'S TY RUSSELL SHOWS US, A NEW DEVELOPER HAS PLANS AFTER ANOTHER ONE BACKED OUT. Return to index of stories...


HARBORSIDE HOTEL-PKG


"I see there are so many new buildings going up." 51:42-51:47 Robert

Rice/ visiting fort Myers

AND NEW YORK NATIVES ROBERT RICE AND HIS WIFE CAN EXPECT MORE.

"I think the more you have to offer, the more people are going to

come in." 51:08-51:11 rice

A NEW HOTEL NEXT TO THE HARBORSIDE EVENT CENTER IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS

MAY BRING PEOPLE IN.

A CALIFORNIA DEVELOPER IS REVEALING HIS PLANS THIS WEEK.

THIS COMES AFTER ANOTHER DEVELOPER DECIDED TO BUILD SOMEWHERE ELSE.

Mayor randy henderson / fort Myers "the only thing that was a little

concerning was that might slow us down in our process." 44:28-44:31

MAYOR RANDY HENDERSON BELIEVES THE HOTEL WILL ATTRACT OTHER BUSINESSES

TO DOWNTOWN.

BUT PARKING MAY BE A PROBLEM.

"We certainly have the challenge of making sure everyone can find a

parking place." 46:14-46:19 Henderson

CITY LEADERS ARE THINKING ABOUT NEW GARAGES.

OR EVEN A NEW TROLLY SERVICE.

THEYRE EVEN PROMOTING PEOPLE TO HOP ON THEIR BIKES.

ALL THIS TO PREPARE FOR A BOOM IN BUSINESS.

Ted Fitzgeorge/ Edison Festival of Lights organizer "It'll be a

wonderful opportunity for people all over the world to stay down in

our beautiful river district." 54:28-54:35

EDISON FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS ORGANIZERS SAY THEY CAN USE AN EXTRA HOTEL.

VISITORS WANT IT TO HAPPEN TOO.

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GREYHOUND DEATHS-ONCAM


A NEW SCATHING REPORT IS OUT CLAIMING A GREYHOUND DIED ON RACE TRACK PROPERTY EVERY THREE DAYS OVER A SEVEN-MONTH PERIOD LAST YEAR IN FLORIDA.

THE MIAMI HERALD SHOWS 74 DOGS DIED AT A TRACK OR A RACING KENNEL BETWEEN MAY AND DECEMBER.

TRACK OPERATORS MUST NOTIFY THE STATE WITHIN 18 HOURS OF A GREYHOUND'S DEATH.

THE FLORIDA GREYHOUND ASSOCIATION SAYS TRACK OWNERS WHO FAIL TO INVEST IN IMPROVEMENTS ARE TO BLAME FOR MANY DOG INJURIES AND DEATHS. Return to index of stories...


MISSING FLORIDA STUDENT-VO


FRIENDS AND FAMILY OF A MISSING FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY GRAD STUDENT ARE GATHERING TONIGHT FOR A PRAYER VIGIL.

RYAN UHRE VANISHED TWO WEEKS AGO TODAY.

THE BROWARD COUNTY MAN WAS LAST SEEN AT A BAR IN TALLAHASSEE.

UHRE WAS PREPARING TO GO TO LAW SCHOOL AND HE WAS INTERNING FOR WESTON STATE REPRESENTATIVE RICHARD STARK.

SO FAR POLICE SAY THERE IS NO INFORMATION TO SUGGEST FOUL PLAY WAS INVOLVED. Return to index of stories...


CRUISE DEATH-VO WIPE


A MAN IS DEAD TIONIGHT AFTER A HUGE WAVE CRASHED ONTO A CRUISE SHIP.

THE SHIP'S OPERATOR SAYS THE BOAT WAS HIT BY A LARGE WAVE DURING ROUGH SEAS IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL ON FRIDAY.

WATER RUSHED THROUGH A WINDOW AND INTO THE SHIP DURING THE STORM, KILLING AN 85-YEAR-OLD MAN. Return to index of stories...


CRUISE DEATH-SOT VO


"It was quite dreadful, I was sitting next to him and this window just came in and the sea with it and I was, we were all very, very wet. I think a woman was taken to hospital and my husband was going to go on the helicopter, but he died before they could get him on it."

OTHER PASSENGERS WERE TREATED FOR MINOR INJURIES AFTER THE WAVE RUSHED ON BOARD. Return to index of stories...


AIRPLANE BODY-VO


INVESTIGATORS ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW A MAN'S BODY ENDED UP INSIDE THE WHEEL WELL OF AN AIRPLANE.

THE BODY WAS FOUND THIS WEEKEND INSIDE A SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS PLANE PARKED AT WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

AN AUTOPSY IS BEING DONE TO FIND OUT HOW THE MAN DIED. Return to index of stories...


GAY OVATION-OC NATS VO


OPENLY GAY N-F-L PROSPECT MICHAEL SAM RECEIVED AN OVERWHELMING SHOW OF SUPPORT FROM FANS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI.

nats of applause

THE TIGERS' FOOTBALL TEAM WAS CELEBRATING ITS COTTON BOWL VICTORY DURING THE HALF-TIME CEREMONY OF A BASKETBALL GAME.

THE S-E-C'S DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR IS EXPECTED TO BE CHOSEN IN APRIL'S N-F-L DRAFT.

HE ANNOUNCED LAST SUNDAY IN AN INTERVIEW THAT HE IS GAY. Return to index of stories...


CLINTON GAY PLAYER-OC SOT OC


FORMER FIRST DAUGHTER CHELSEA CLINTON IS WEIGHING IN ON MICHAEL SAM.

My good friend Jason Collins made history by becoming the first openly gay athlete in a major American sport and now others have followed his example courageously and I certainly hope that later this year we'll be cheering on the first openly gay NFL player.

FORMER BASKETBALL PLAYER JASON COLLINS ADMITTED HE IS GAY.

BUT HE DID SO AFTER HE BECAME A FREE AGENT AND WAS NOT SIGNED BY ANOTHER TEAM. Return to index of stories...


KICKSTARTER HACK-ONCAM


THERE'S BEEN ANOTHER SECURITY BREECH IN WHICH CUSTOMER'S PERSONAL INFORMATION WAS STOLEN.

ONLINE FUNDRAISING SITE KICKSTARTER SAYS HACKERS GOT SOME OF ITS CUSTOMER DATA.

HACKERS ACCESSED USERNAMES, EMAIL ADDRESSES, PHONE NUMBERS AND PASSWORDS.

THE PASSWORDS ARE ENCRYPTED, BUT KICKSTARTER SAYS IT IS POSSIBLE FOR A HACKER TO GUESS A WEAK OR OBVIOUS PASSWORD. Return to index of stories...


PACE CAR FIRE-VO


GENERAL MOTORS IS REACTING TO A BIG EMBARASSMENT.

THE COMPANY SAYS IT IS ASSESSING A FIRE IN THE TRUNK OF THE PACE CAR AT DAYTONA SPEEDWAY.

THE CAR HAS AN AUXILIARY ELECTRICAL KIT IN THE TRUNK.

THE KIT OPERATES THE CAR'S CAUTION LIGHTS.

BLACK SMOKE BEGAN BILLOWING FROM THE PACE CAR RIGHT BEFORE THE THIRD SEGMENT OF THE SPRINT UNLIMITED RACE.

THE PACE CAR DRIVER AND PASSENGER GOT OUT SAFELY. Return to index of stories...


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


BRAND NEW SHOCKING VIDEO TONIGHT.

A TEENAGE GIRL IS SHOT AS CUSTOMERS INSIDE A STORE DO THE UNTHINKABLE TO HELP SAVE HER LIFE. IT'S A STORY YOU HAVE TO SEE TO BELIEVE.STICK AROUND Return to index of stories...


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DUNN REAX-ONCAM


A NORTH FLORIDA MAN COULD FACE 60 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SHOOTING AND KILLING A TEEN OVER LOUD MUSIC.

MICHAEL DUNN WAS FOUND GUILTY OF THREE COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER YESTERDAY- BUT THE JURY DEADLOCKED ON A FIRST DEGREE MURDER CHARGE.

BRIAN MOOAR BRINGS US NEW REACTION. Return to index of stories...


DUNN REAX-PKG


ON JORDAN DAVIS'S BIRTHDAY.

HIS COMMUNITY DEMANDED A NEW TRIAL - AND A FULL VERDICT ON THE 17-YEAR-OLD'S KILLING.

"That you will not kill our black boys and get away with it."

HOURS EARLIER. A JURY WAS UNABLE TO REACH A VERDICT ON A MURDER CHARGE FOR DEFENDANT MICHAEL DUNN.

A BLOW TO THE VICTIM'S FAMILY.

"And we will continue to wait for justice for Jordan."

INSTEAD. DUNN WAS FOUND GUILTY OF THREE COUNTS OF *ATTEMPTED* MURDER FOR SHOOTING AT DAVIS AND THREE FRIENDS IN A PARKING LOT DISPUTE OVER LOUD MUSIC BACK IN NOVEMBER 2012.

"He showed a gun and he was threatening me."

"BANG BANG BANG" - "Oh my God - somebody's shooting!"

DUNN'S FIANCÉ - SEEN IN THIS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO - TESTIFIED FOR THE PROSECUTION THAT DUNN DIDN'T MENTION A GUN THAT NIGHT.

AND POLICE NEVER FOUND A GUN.

MUCH LIKE THE KILLING OF TRAYVON MARTIN.

THIS CASE HAS RAISED QUESTIONS ABOUT RACE, JUSTICE. AND FLORIDA'S STAND YOUR GROUND LAW.

"We will not rest until we get the type of justice we deserve, Lord!"

THOUGH DUNN ALREADY FACES 60 YEARS BEHIND BARS.

PROSECUTORS SAY THEY'RE GOING TO RETRY THE CASE. Return to index of stories...


GIRL SHOT-VO WIPE


A TERRIFYING SCENE CAUGHT ON SURVEILLANCE CAMERA.

POLICE IN PENNSYLVANIA ARE LOOKING FOR THE SUSPECTS WHO FIRED SHOTS HITTING A TEENAGE GIRL.

IT HAPPENED INSIDE A STORE IN CARLISLE.

THE SHOOTING HAPPENED ON THE STREET OUTSIDE WHEN THE 16 YEAR OLD VICTIM STUMBLED INSIDE NEEDING HELP.

A WOMAN EVEN TOOK OFF HER SHIRT TO TRY AND STOP THE BLEEDING. Return to index of stories...


GIRL SHOT-SOT VO


She's doing okay. She's lucky, I mean so she didnt' you know

get in her eye or her head."

THE BULLET GRAZED THE GIRL'S HEAD AND SHE WASN'T SERIOUSLY HURT

SHE WAS TREATED AND RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


TANKER CRASH-TRX VO TOPS


AMAZING VIDEO TONIGHT.

THE DRIVER OF A BIG RIG WAS KILLED IN THIS FIERY CRASH ON A HOUSTON FREEWAY THIS MORNING.

YOU CAN SEE THE INTENSE FIREBALL THAT ERUPTED AFTERWARDS.

THE FLAMES AND SMOKE WERE CAUGHT ON TRAFFIC CAMERAS.

NO ONE ELSE WAS HURT.

AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY. Return to index of stories...


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


MOTHER NATURE IS DISHING OUT MORE PUNISHMENT.

AS MILLIONS OF PEOPLE ARE DIGGING OUT FROM FEET OF SNOW, MILLIONS MORE ARE BRACING FOR ANOTHER ONSLAUGHT. WE'LL TAKE YOU THERE. Return to index of stories...


A) WINTER WX-VO TOPS


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STORMWAR 7 OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER FORECAST-PWC


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WEATHER FORECAST-WXWALL


FULL WX

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.

It was another fine day across Southwest Florida with tons of sun, highs in the 70s, and low humidity.

We'll close out the evening with a quiet, clear sky and temperatures becoming cool overnight with morning lows expected to reach the 50s and 40s.

The cooler spots will be deep inland and across the northern tier of the viewing area from Port Charlotte to Palmdale to Arcadia, where temps will range from the mid to low 40s.

Along the urban corridor and closer to the coast, we'll drop down into the low to mid 50s from Fort Myers down the coast through Marco Island.

Sunny and dry weather will continue to be the weather story through the upcoming week as temperatures become increasingly warmer with each passing day. Most of us will spend every afternoon this week in the 80s, especially during the second half of the week when highs climb all the way into the mid 80s.

After Monday, we'll spend one more morning the 50s Tuesday before lows for the remainder of the week only cool into the 60s.

Humidity levels will gradually climb through the course of the week, and by Wednesday and Thursday, we'll have enough moisture in the atmosphere to produce some patchy fair-weather clouds mixing in with sunshine.

Rain prospects will stay incredibly low through Thursday, and then we'll just add in a slight chance for an isolated shower from Friday into the upcoming weekend. Return to index of stories...


WINTER WX-ONCAM


THE LATEST BLAST OF SNOW TO HIT NEW ENGLAND DUMPED MORE THAN A FOOT IN PARTS OF MASSACHUSETTS AND PACKED HEAVY WINDS LEAVING THOUSANDS WITHOUT POWER.

BUT AS RICHARD CANTU SHOWS US, MORE WICKED WEATHER IS ABOUT TO BARREL THROUGH THE COUNTRY. Return to index of stories...


WINTER WX-PKG


WE SEEM TO BE IN A WAR OF WILLS WITH WINTER.

IN MUCH OF THE COUNTRY, THE WEATHER IS THROWING A SNOWSTORM AT RESIDENTS

EVERY FEW DAYS.

AND IN THE NOW ALL-TOO-FAMILIAR FORECAST -- ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW IN ON

THE WAY -- MOVING FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS AND INTO THE NORTHEAST BY TUESDAY

.

THAT MEANS YET ANOTHER LAYER OF SNOW AND ICE ON TOP OF THE HALF DOZEN THAT

HAVE BEEN KEEPING MILLIONS BUSY WITH SHOVELS, SALT, AND SNOWBLOWERS.

TONIGHT, THEY'RE GROPING FOR WAYS TO COPE.

ABC'S GIO BENITEZ HAS OUR REPORT.

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PUSHING. PULLING. AND PLODDING. THREE WAYS TO GET THROUGH YET ANOTHER

SNOWSTORM.

sot man no id:

I've been here for 26 years. this is about the worst.

AS THE SNOW PILED UP -- SO DID THE PROBLEMS.

nats up woman brushing snow off car

"As soon as you clean it, it's back again. It's really coming down fast."

sot:

Donald Wiitala

Security Officer

"It's really dangerous out here right now. "

A SNOWBALL FIGHT WAS ONE WAY TO MAKE THE BEST OF IT.

BUT FOR MOST PEOPLE, IT WAS ALL JUST TOO MUCH.

SOT: "I hate it. I wish it was done."

SOT: "I'm ready to go to Florida, California anywhere but here."

SO MUCH SNOW THAT IN MANY PLACES THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH ALL OF IT.

SNOW PLOWS CAN'T WORK FAST ENOUGH.

sot: You can't keep up with it.

sot:

Gerold Occonor

"The whole problem with all this snow is that it's all frozen, um there is

really nowhere to push it. When it's frozen you can't push

the piles back."

YOU KNOW IT'S BAD WHEN EVEN THE SNOW PLOW. GETS SNOW-BOUND.

THE STORMS CONTINUE TO PLAY HAVOC WITH AIR TRAVEL. WHILE PLANES WERE DE-

ICED IN THE COLD. PASSENGERS COOLED THEIR HEELS.

75-THOUSAND FLIGHTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED BY BAD WEATHER SINCE DECEMBER.

AN ALL TIME RECORD.

ANOTHER WEATHER CASUALTY: NIGHT LIFE.

sot: Alexander Recinos

"Well, we had about 10 cancelations in about maybe 5 parties that no call

no show."

SOT: "I'm definitely ready for spring"

TAKE HEART, SIR! SPRING IS JUST THIRTY-ONE DAYS AWAY.

GIO BENITEZ, ABC NEWS, BREWSTER, MASSACHUSETTS. Return to index of stories...


MCCAIN VS OBAMA-OC SOT VO


SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN IS SLAMMING THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION CALLING ITS POLICY ON SYRIA A FAILURE.

if you acknowledge failure then you examine and re-examine options which were rejected. increasing arming to the free syrian army. we have options. the question is whether we use them or not.

SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY CONDEMNED THE SYRIAN GOVERNMENT TODAY AFTER PEACE TALKS IN GENEVA FAILED.

THE PRESIDENT SAY'S HE IS WORKING TO HELP SYRIA. Return to index of stories...


POWERBALL JACKPOT-VO


GET YOUR TICKETS!!! MORE MONEY IS NOW UP FOR GRABS IN POWERBALL.

THE JACKPOT FOR WEDNESDAY'S DRAWING IS AN ESTIMATED 400-MILLION-DOLLARS!

NO ONE WON LAST NIGHT'S 330-MILLION-DOLLAR DRAWING.

AND REMEMBER, ABC 7 IS YOUR OFFICIAL POWERBALL STATION AND YOU CAN WATCH THE DRAWING LIVE RIGHT HERE ON WEDNESDAY. Return to index of stories...


EDISON CAR SHOW-VO


ALL THOSE GEAR HEADS OUT THERE GOT QUITE THE TREAT TODAY.

DOZENS OF CAR ENTHUSIASTS SHOWED OFF THEIR RIDES DURING THE EDISON FESTIVAL OF LIGHT.

CARS LINED THE STREETS OF DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS THIS AFTERNOON.

ORGANIZERS SAY IT WAS THE BIGGEST CAR SHOW IN THE FESTIVAL'S HISTORY. Return to index of stories...


MUTT STRUT-VO


AND WE CAN'T FORGET OUR FOUR LEGGED FRIENDS,

DOZENS OF DOGS TOOK CENTER STAGE AT THE EDISON FESTIVAL OF LIGHT TODAY.

THE MUTT STRUT PARADE WAS BACK THIS YEAR IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

THIS MORNING, JUDGES HANDED OUT AWARDS FOR BEST DRESSED PET.

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SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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ACE GROUP CLASSIC-POP


A BIG DAY SHAPING UP IN NAPLES FOR THE ACE GROUP CLASSIC -- GOING INTO THE FINAL ROUND - A NUMBER OF PLAYERS INCLUDING DEFENDING CHAMP BERNHARD LANGER IN THE MIX TO TAKE HOME A QUARTER OF A MILLION DOLLARS -- TO THE HIGHLIGHTS WE GO --

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ACE GROUP CLASSIC-VOTOPS


FINAL GROUP - WE START ON 17 - LANGER FOR A BIRDIE - HE DRILLS IT - GETS HIM TO 16 UNDER -- TO THE 18TH - DUFFY WALDORF FOR A LONG PAR -- HE MISSES THIS JUST TO THE RIGHT - HE FALLS TO 15 UNDER -- LANGER NEEDING THIS FOR A PAR - AND IT MISSES BY INCHES -- HE CAN'T BELIEVE IT - HE IS 15 UNDER -- KIRK TRIPLETT A CHANCE FOR THE WIN FROM 6 FEET - YOU BETTER BELIEVE IT -- HE IS YOUR CHAMPION FOR 2014 -- HERE ARE THE FINAL STANDINGS ---

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ACE GROUP CLASSIC-CGTOPS


TRIPLETT WINS BY A STROKE OVER THE DEFENDING CHAMP BERNHARD LANDER -- 16 UNDER THE WINNING SCORE -- A TRIO AT 15 UNDER -- WHILE JAY HAAS AND COLIN MONTGOMERIE EACH AT 10 UNDER -- Return to index of stories...


ACE GROUP CLASSIC-SOTTOPS


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PGA NORTHERN TRUST-VOTOPS


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PGA NORTHERN TRUST-CGTOPS


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DEMPSTER OUT FOR SEASON-POP


A DAY AGO - RYAN DEMPSTER REPORTED TO CAMP FOR PITCHERS AND CATCHERS - TODAY A COMPLETE 180 FOR THE VETERAN RIGHT-HANDED PITCHER ---

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DEMPSTER OUT FOR SEASON-VOTOPS


DEMPSTER WILL NOT PITCH IN 2014 -- THIS COMING FROM HIM THIS MORNING OVER AT JETBLUE BALLPARK - HE SAYS HE WANTS TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH HIS FAMILY AND 3 CHILDREN - THE IMPORTANT THING HE WANTED TO STRESS WAS HE ISN'T RETIRING - DEMPSTER HAS SPENT 17 SEASONS IN A MAJOR LEAGUE UNIFORM BOTH AS A STARTER AND A RELIVER --

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DEMPSTER OUT FOR SEASON-SOTTOPS


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TWINS CAMP-VOTOPS


OVER AT THE LEE COUNTY SPORTS COMPLEX - THE TWINS HAD THEIR PITCHERS AND CATCHERS REPORT IN TODAY - A LOT OF NEW FACES FOR MINNESOTA - PHIL HUGHES BEING ONE OF THOSE GUYS IN THE ROTATION - AND CATCHER KURT SUZUKI TAKING OVER FOR JOE MAUER WHO IS MOVING TO FIRST BASE - SUZUKI THOUGH EXCITED ABOUT THE GOOD MIX OF YOUNG AND OLDER ON THE MOUND FOR THIS SUMMER --

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TWINS CAMP-SOTTOPS


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FGCU BASEBALL-VOTOPS


FGCU BASEBALL TEAM LOOKING TO TAKE 3 OUT OF 4 FROM THE RAMS -- 3RD INNING - RUNNER ON 3RD FOR THE VISITORS - TIM CAPUTO WITH A RIP UP THE MIDDLE - RBI SINGLE GIVES U-R-I A 1-0 LEAD -- MOVE TO THE BOTTOM HALF OF THE INNING - ADAM EGGNATZ WITH A GROUNDER TOWARD THIRD - RAMS TURN THE DOUBLE PLAY - EAGLES SCORE A RUN ON THE PLAY -- AND FGCU WOULD WIN IT - 4-3 -- THEY ARE 3-1 TO START THE SEASON -- Return to index of stories...


USA HOCKEY-VOTOPS


SATURDAY MORNING - THE USA MEN'S HOCKEY TEAM WON A THRILLER 3-2 IN A SHOOTOUT OVER THE HOST NATION RUSSIA - WITH TJ OSHIE BEING THE HERO - THE TEAM UNBEATEN STILL AFTER A 5-1 WIN THIS MORNING OVER SLOVENIA -- THE GUYS ONTO THE QUARTERFINALS ON WEDNESDAY -- AS THEY GET CLOSER TOWARD A GOLD MEDAL --

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EVERBLADES HOCKEY-VOTOPS


THE EVERBLADES IN CHARLESTON FACING THE STINGRAYS.

NO GOALS THROUGH THE FIRST PERIOD. BUT IN THE SECOND. PHILIP MICHAEL DEVOS. GIVES THE EVERBLADES THE LEAD. THEY SCORE TWO MORE. BLADES WIN, 3-0. - THEY RETURN HOME WEDNESDAY TO TAKE ON FORT WAYNE --

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NBA ALL STAR WEEKEND-VOTOPS


NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND TAKING PLACE IN NEW ORLEANS THIS SEASON - LAST NIGHT THE POPULAR SLAM DUNK CONTEST AND WASHINGTON'S JOHN WALL THE WINNER - WALL A FORMER CITY OF PALMS CLASSIC WINNER IN THE SAME EVENT - WOWED THE CROWD WITH THAT SLAM YOU JUST SAW -- THE ALL-STAR GAME TAKES PLACE TONIGHT AT 8PM ---

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GOODBYE-3SHOT


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