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DIRECTORS PAGE TEASE ONE------------
HEADLINES------------- TZ1 A IDENTICAL QUADS-SOTVO
HL1) DEADLY SHOOTING-trxVOTOPS TZ1 B KIDS AND DEPRESSION-VOTOPS
HL2) GREYHOUND DEATHS-trxVOTOPS STORMWARN OPEN-CLIP
HL3) DUNN RALLY-trxSOTVO FORECAST-PHC
HL4) IDENTICAL QUADS-trxVOTOPS FORECAST-WXWALL
NEWS AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP FERTILITY TREATMENTS-OTS VO
DEADLY SHOOTING-TCMON IDENTICAL QUADS-POP
DEADLY SHOOTING-LLPKG IDENTICAL QUADS-PKG
LEHIGH ACRES VANDALISM-VOTOPS SS WIPE KIDS AND DEPRESSION-VO
LEHIGH ACRES VANDALISM-SOTVO CAREER READY KIDS-VO
HOUSE OF BREWZ-SS VO NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
DUNN RALLY-VO WIPE TEASE TWO------------
DUNN RALLY-SOTVO TZ2 A BOOK SPRING BREAK NOW-VOTOPS-WIPE
GREYHOUND DEATHS-VOTOPS WIPE SELLING ON EBAY STANDUP-SOTTOPS
GREYHOUND DEATHS-SOTVO SELLING ON EBAY-OC
TS1) WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-OTS VO WIPE SELLING ON EBAY-TCMON
TS2) CIRCLE K ROBBERY-trx VOTOPS SELLING ON EBAY-PKG
WATER RALLY PREVIEW-OC VO WIPE SELLING ON EBAY-TCMON
WATER RALLY PREVIEW-SOT OC PRESIDENT'S DAY DEALS-OC VO
PRESCRIBED BURNS-CG BOOK SPRING BREAK NOW-VOTOPS
FORT MYERS HOTEL-OTS VO NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
FREEDOM MEMORIAL BRICKS-VO TOPS WIPE TEASE THREE------------
FREEDOM MEMORIAL BRICKS-SOTVO BNR TZ3 A TEENAGE SERIAL KILLER-SOTVO
EDISON STATE SPORTS PROGRAM-2SHOT TZ3 B ZIMMERMAN TALKS-SOTVO
EDISON STATE SPORTS PROGRAM-LLPKG TZ3 C COLORADO AVALANCHE-NATSVO
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NOW AT 5 --

A GRANDSON DEAD.

A GRANDMOTHER GRIEVING.

HOW HE GOT SHOT AND KILLED --

IN BROAD DAYLIGHT IN FORT MYERS TODAY!.

PLUS- REPORTS OF GREYHOUNDS DYING AT RACETRACKS STATEWIDE.

NOW WE KNOW HOW MANY DIED RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

there's no victory here.No one won. Everybody lost."

THEY'RE ANGRY!

NOW A 5 --

WHY A FLORIDA MAN GOING TO JAIL FOR THE REST OF HIS LIFE --

IS *NOT* ENOUGH IN THEIR MIND --

FOR JUSTICE TO HAVE BEEN SERVED!

AND THE SURPRISE OF A LIFETIME.

WHY A MOTHER-PREGNANT WITH TRIPLETS GOT MORE THAN SHE BARGAINED FOR.

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


HL1) DEADLY SHOOTING-trxVOTOPS


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HL2) GREYHOUND DEATHS-trxVOTOPS


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HL3) DUNN RALLY-trxSOTVO


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HL4) IDENTICAL QUADS-trxVOTOPS


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NEWS AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP


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DEADLY SHOOTING-TCMON


OUR BIG STORY AT 5 --

A FORT MYERS GRANDSON DEAD.

A FORT MYERS GRANDMOTHER GRIEVING.

21-YEAR-OLD CREGG IVEY GOT SHOT ON A PUBLIC STREET --

IN BROAD DAYLIGHT TODAY.

TONIGHT --

A-B-C 7'S CHARLIE KEEGAN IS DIGGING FOR ANSWERS --

INTO THE SECOND HOMICIDE OF THE YEAR IN FORT MYERS.

CHARLIE -- Return to index of stories...


DEADLY SHOOTING-LLPKG


THE MORNING GUNFIRE ENDED HERE- BENEATH THE CAR PORT AT HANSON AND

CENTRAL IN FORT MYERS.

THIS IS WHERE CREGG IVEY DIED OF A GUNSHOT AND WHERE POLICE FOUND HIS BODY.

THE SHOOTER IS STILL ON THE LOOSE.

VO

POLICE RESPONDED TO THE INTERSECTION OF HANSON AND CENTRAL JUST

AFTER 8 THIS MORNING.

THEY HAD THE ROADS BLOCKED OFF UNTIL AFTER NOON.

TEAMS WERE INVESTIGATING TWO SCENES: UNDER THE CAR PORT AND THE

PARKING LOT OF THE PALMS APARTMENT HOMES ACROSS THE STREET.

POLICE TELL US IVEY WAS SHOT IN THE STREET AND GOT TO THE CARPORT

WHERE HE DIED.

WE SPOKE WITH HIS GRANDMOTHER WHO LAST SAW HIM SATURDAY.

Lula Bell Brown

1:00:52 he was a caring person, he was a nice grandson, he always

talked nice to me, "love you grandma" hug me kiss me 01:01:06

AGAIN THE SHOOTER IS STILL ON THE LOOSE.

NO WORD FROM POLICE ABOUT A POSSIBLE SUSPECT OR SUSPECTS.

STILL HAVEN'T HEARD A MOTIVE FOR THE KILLING.

POLICE ARE OFFERING A REWARD FOR ANY INFORMATION WHICH LEADS TO AN ARREST.

JUST CALL THE POLICE DEPARTMENT WITH YOUR TIPS.

IN FM CK ABC-7 NEWS. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ACRES VANDALISM-VOTOPS SS WIPE


A LEHIGH ACRES WOMAN FEARS FOR HER LIFE-

RIGHTLY SO.

LISTEN TO THIS.

SOMEONE SET HER CAR ON FIRE AND SPRAY PAINTED A RACIAL SLUR ON THE FRONT OF HER HOUSE.

IT HAPPENED ON 9TH STREET WEST.

FIREFIGHTERS WOKE HER UP EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING.

THEY FOUND THE "N" WORD SPRAYPAINTED ON HER BUMPER AND ON THE FRONT OF THE GARAGE. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ACRES VANDALISM-SOTVO


ake Sot

Kela Hunte

Lehigh Acres

7 seconds

Hell yea I'm scared- I slept on the couch with clothes and shoes on

and the blinds open last night

6 seconds

I have a son who comes home and let himself In- how do I tell him he's

supposed to feel safe?

DEPUTIES SAY KELA HUNTE MADE QUESTIONABLE COMMENTS DURING THEIR INVESTIGATION ABOUT TRYING TO GET OUT OF HER CAR'S LEASE.

SHE SAYS INVESTIGATORS GOT IT WRONG.

SHE SAYS SHE WAS ASKING ABOUT HER HOUSING LEASE IN CASE SHE WANTS TO MOVE FOR SAFETY. Return to index of stories...


HOUSE OF BREWZ-SS VO


A MAN ACCUSED OF FIRING GUNSHOTS AT A LEE COUNTY RESTAURANT THANKSGIVING WEEKEND --

IS NOW BACK IN TOWN TO FACE CHARGES.

JOSE MARTINS WAS ARRESTED IN ARIZONA.

NOW HE'S BACK HERE --

AND MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE IN FRONT OF A JUDGE TODAY.

THE JUDGE SET BOND AT 250 THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR REACH OF HIS TWO COUNTS.

DEPUTIES THINK HE FIRED SEVERAL SHOTS AT THE HOUSE OF BREWZ AT GULF COAST TOWN CENTER --

THE NIGHT BEFORE THANKSGIVING.

THE RESTAURANT HAD JUST FIRED HIM.

NO ONE WAS HURT. Return to index of stories...


DUNN RALLY-VO WIPE


A GROUP CONTINUES TO RALLY IN PROTEST OF THE VERDICT IN THE SO-CALLED "LOUD MUSIC" CASE.

DEMONSTRATORS ONCE AGAIN STOOD VIGIL AT THE GAS STATION WHERE JORDAN DAVIS WAS SHOT TO DEATH.

ON SATURDAY, A JURY FOUND MICHAEL DUNN GUILTY OF SECOND DEGREE MURDER FOR SHOOTING DAVIS TO DEATH.

THEY COULDN'T AGREE ON FIRST DEGREE MURDER.

THE PASTOR FOR THE DAVIS FAMILY RECOGNIZED THAT DUNN FACES LIFE IN PRISON.

HE SAYS IT'S NOT GOOD ENOUGH. Return to index of stories...


DUNN RALLY-SOTVO


SOT Guns: "Michael Dunn may spend the rest of his life in prison but he was not convicted for the crime that most of us see is the real issue here."

THE TEENS PARENTS WANT A NEW TRIAL.

DUNN FACES A MINIMUM OF 75 YEARS IN PRISON. Return to index of stories...


GREYHOUND DEATHS-VOTOPS WIPE


PAIN AT THE RACE TRACK.

AT LEAST TWO GREYHOUND DOGS HAVE DIED IN THE LAST YEAR --

AT THE NAPLES/FORT MYERS GREYHOUND TRACK.

THE MIAMI HERALD PUBLISHED THOSE NUMBERS.

THEIR RESEARCH SHOWS --

74 GREYHOUNDS DIED FROM LAST MAY TO DECEMBER --

AT FLORIDA'S 13 SEPARATE TRACKS.

ONE REASON WE'RE HEARING THESE --

IS TRACK OWNERS ARE NOW REQUIRED BY LAW TO MAKE THOSE NUMBERS PUBLIC. Return to index of stories...


GREYHOUND DEATHS-SOTVO


PHONER

Izzy Havenick, Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track Owner

:13-:18

First of all people have to understand that we don't own the dogs ourselves. The dogs are owned by individual people.

BUTT TO

02:59-3:03

We do everything in our power to ensure the safety and well-being of the animals.

IN TALLAHASSEE THIS WEEK --

THE LARGEST U-S GREYHOUND PROTECTION GROUP -- "GREY-2-K USA" PLANS -- TO RELEASE MORE DETAILS ON THOSE 74 GREYHOUND DEATHS.

THEY'LL ALSO TALK ABOUT TWO PROPOSED BILLS --

REQUIRING FLORIDA TRACKS TO ALSO REPORT GREYHOUND INJURIES TO THE STATE. Return to index of stories...


TS1) WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-OTS VO WIPE


TWO ARMED ROBBERIES WITHIN AN HOUR IN FORT MYERS.

TONIGHT INVESTIGATORS ARE TRYING TO FIND A LINK.

THEY HAPPENED SUNDAY MORNING.

THE FIRST AT THE WAFFLE HOUSE ALONG PALM BEACH BOULEVARD.

TAKE A GOOD LOOK AT THIS NEW SURVEILLANCE VIDEO --

YOU SEE TWO MASKED MEN ROBBING WORKERS AT GUNPOINT.

THEY GOT AWAY WITH CASH. Return to index of stories...


TS2) CIRCLE K ROBBERY-trx VOTOPS


THEN OTHER MASKED MEN ROBBED THE CIRCLE K IN NORTH FORT MYERS ON TAMIAMI TRAIL.

DETECTIVES AREN'T LINKING THE TWO ALTHOUGH THERE ARE SIMILARITIES.

IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THESE ROBBERIES CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


WATER RALLY PREVIEW-OC VO WIPE


LOOKING AHEAD --

WATER ADVOCATES PLAN TO STORM TALLAHASSEE TOMORROW!

THEY WANT POLITICANS TO SIGN THE "FLORIDIANS' CLEAN WATER DECLARATION."

IT PROMISES TO CLEAN UP POLLUTION.

THE CAMPAIGN COMES FOLLOWINNG LAST SUMMER'S INFAMOUS WATER RELEASES FROM LAKE OKEECHOBEE.

THE WATER TRANSFORMED LEE COUNTY BEACHES INTO A MURKY MESS --

AND DROVE TOURISTS AWAY.

PEOPLE ACROSS THE STATE PLAN TO BOARD BUSES EARLY IN THE MORNING TO MAKE THE TRIP.

ONE LOCAL TEENAGER TELLS ABC7 --

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WATER RALLY PREVIEW-SOT OC


1720 "I think as soon as people start understanding and realizing what's going we're going to be able to change that and we need your help to do it."

COUNT ON US TO BE THERE FOR THE RALLY --

COVERAGE STARTS TOMORROW MORNING ON ABC-7.

WE'RE GOING UP WITH LOCALS FROM SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AS THEY FIGHT TO END THE PROBLEM. Return to index of stories...


PRESCRIBED BURNS-CG


IF YOU'RE SEEING OR SMELLING SMOKE- YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS --

A NUMBER OF PRESCRIBED BURNS ARE HAPPENING RIGHT NOW IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

FORESTRY WORKERS TELL ABC7 IT'S A BUSY DAY.

HERE'S WHERE THEY'RE BURNING.

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FORT MYERS HOTEL-OTS VO


NEW AT 5 --

A NEW HOTEL MAY COME TO DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

LOOKING AHEAD --

A CALIFORNIA DEVELOPER MEETS CITY LEADERS TOMORROW --

TO GO OVER PLANS FOR A NEW HOTEL.

THE DEVELOPER WANTS TO ADD ONE AT THE HARBORSIDE EVENT CENTER.

THIS IS THE SECOND TIME CITY LEADERS ARE TALKING ABOUT THIS.

A PREVIOUS DEVELOPER WANTED TO COMPLETE THE PROJECT BUT BACKED OUT. Return to index of stories...


FREEDOM MEMORIAL BRICKS-VO TOPS WIPE


TO CELEBRATE PRESIDENT'S DAY - DOZENS OF FAMILIES IN COLLIER COUNTY WATCHED AS CREWS ADDED 30 NEW BRICKS TO FREEDOM MEMORIAL IN NAPLES.

FAMILIES BOUGHT BRICKS TO PAY TRIBUTE TO THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY.

THE MEMORIAL ORGANIZER SAYS THEY ALREADY HAVE 600-THOUSAND DOLLARS AND NEED ANOTHER 600-THOUSAND TO COMPLETE THE MEMORIAL MEANT FOR GENERATIONS TO COME. Return to index of stories...


FREEDOM MEMORIAL BRICKS-SOTVO BNR


Francis Kelly/Naples, Retired NYCFirefighter

"I went through my whole life with them.and they were the best friends I had.and then you lose them and you miss them."

Shirley Hoerle/Naples

"I'm very proud to be here because I'm very proud of what my husband has done for the service and our country and helping preserve our freedoms we have today."

IF YOU WANT TO BUY A BRICK OR DONATE WE HAVE THE INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE ABC-7.COM. Return to index of stories...


EDISON STATE SPORTS PROGRAM-2SHOT


A NEW ERA OF SPORTS IS STARTING AT EDISON STATE COLLEGE.

17 YEARS HAVE PASSED SINCE THE SCHOOL FIELDED A TEAM.

TODAY, THE SCHOOL INTRODUCED ITS NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR.

ABC-7'S GEORGE SOLIS HAS MORE ON THIS HISTORIC EVENT. Return to index of stories...


EDISON STATE SPORTS PROGRAM-LLPKG


TAKE PKG:

FOR EDISON STATE COLLEGE OFFICIALS IT'S A CASE OF IF YOU *REBUILD* IT THEY WILL COME.

23:58 "I'm here today to really talk about and celebrate the beginning the rebirth of our program with the hire our new Athletic Director." Dr. Jeff Allbritten THIS NEW CHAPTER IN EDISON INTERCOLLEGIATE SPORTS NOW RESTS ON THE SHOULDERS OF THIS MAN.

25:07 "They've already rolled out the red carpet already." Carl McAloose CARL MCALOOSE WAS OFFICIALLY INTRODUCED AS THE COLLEGE'S NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR.

THE FIRST IN ALMOST 2 DECADES.

26:24 "This is Southwest Florida's school right here, so I think we're going to build something really special." McAloose

AND THESE AREN'T UNCHARTED WATERS FOR THE HEAD BUCCANEER.

MCALOOSE RESUME ALSO INCLUDES ESTABLISHING WHAT WE NOW KNOW AS "DUNK CITY'".HE WAS THE FIRST ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT FGCU.

HE WILL HAVE HIS HANDS FULL WITH SEVERAL SPORTS.

30:15 "Baseball, Softball, Mens and Women's Basketball, possibly Volleyball." McAloose

ALL SET TO START IN THE FALL OF 2015.

FOR STUDENTS - THE PROMISE OF SPORTS IS A LONG AWAITED DREAM COME TRUE.

48:46 "I'm excited I know lots of students are really excited especially with us reinventing that Buccaneers logo." Ivan Guerrero, SG President

AT A PRICE TAG OF ABOUT 150-THOUSAND A YEAR FOR EACH SPORT, MCALOOSE SAY THE SUCCESS OF THE PROGRAM THIS TIME AROUND WILL HEAVILY DEPEND ON COMMUNITY SUPPORT.

41:18 "There's no question the community is the key thing for us we're going to get out there and meet as many people as can." McAloose

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


SOT -- Kimberly Fugate

"It's one surprise after another."

42 AND PREGNANT.

PREGNANT WITH IDENTICAL TRIPLETS. OR SO SHE THOUGHT.

THE SURPRISE THAT DOCTORS FOUND IN THE OPERATING ROOM.

WAIT UNTIL YOU HEAR THIS NEW MOTHER'S UNBELIEVABLE STORY!

IS YOUR CHILD AT RISK OF DEPRESSION?

THE SIGNS TO LOOK FOR NOW THAT COULD SAVE THEM LATER IN LIFE.

ABC7 EXPLAINS.

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


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STORMWARN OPEN-CLIP


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FORECAST-PHC


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. Return to index of stories...


FORECAST-WXWALL


GREAT WEATHER CONTINUES

After an absolutely beautiful weekend of winter weather in Florida. the trend looks to continue for most of this week. Tonight will be mostly clear with temperatures cooling into the mid 50's. Lows will drop to the upper 40's in some of our cooler, inland locations. Tomorrow's forecast looks nice with mostly sunny weather throughout the day. Highs tomorrow will reach the lower 80's during the afternoon. A sea breeze by late day will cap the beach temperatures in the upper 70's. Dry weather is expected for the next 4 days before another cold front tries to move into Florida this weekend. The chance for rain is very low; however, you may notice a little increase in humidity each day this week. Winds will come around to the south/southeast by Thursday/Friday.

The weekend weather may scare up a few rain showers and increase the clouds, but at this point it certainly doesn't look like a wash-out weekend is in the making. Return to index of stories...


FERTILITY TREATMENTS-OTS VO


IN TONIGHT'S ABC7 HEALTHY LIVING- MORE WOMEN ARE TURNING TO IN-VITRO FERTILIZATION TO HELP THEM GET PREGNANT.

A REPORT FROM THE SOCIETY OF ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY SHOWS AS MANY AS TWO-PERCENT OF ALL BABIES BORN IN THE U-S ARE CONCEIVED WITH ADVANCED FERTILITY HELP.

THAT'S MORE THAN 61-THOUSAND BABIES A YEAR.

ALSO MORE WOMEN ARE USING JUST ONE EMBRYO TO AVOID MULTIPLE CHILDREN. Return to index of stories...


IDENTICAL QUADS-POP


NO FERTILITY TREATMENTS HERE!

A MISSISSIPPI WOMAN HAD SOMETHING HAPPEN *NATURALLY* DURING PREGNANCY --

THAT ONLY HAPPENS ONCE IN 13 MILLION BIRTHS.

HERE'S HER REMARKABLE STORY. Return to index of stories...


IDENTICAL QUADS-PKG


From the very start of her pregnancy Kimberly Fugate learned to expect the

unexpectedwhile expecting.

SOT -- Kimberly Fugate

"It's one surprise after another."

Not only was the 42-year-old's pregnancy unplanned to begin with she also

delivered 3 months earlyafter the initial surprise from doctors: that she

was having triplets!!

And it doesn't end there the doctors told her. as they were performing the

C-section. that they had gotten the number of babies wrong.

SOT -- Kimberly Fugate

"Well they had delivered three babies and I heard them say extra feet and I was like no. So it was really a shock."

That's right. four baby girls - all relatively healthy considering they were

born at just 28 weeks. Doctors say it's very unusual that they were

conceived without medical intervention and even more so that all four girls

are identical.

SOT Dr. James Bofill/UMC, Maternal Fetal Medicine Professor

"The chances of having identical quadruplets. It's almost incalculable."

1 in 13 million to be exact - with only 60 cases documented in medical

history.

The newborns -- Kenleigh, Kristen, Kayleigh and Kelsey will remain at the

University of Mississippi Medical Center as their lungs continue to develop.

Mom is staying close by at the Ronald McDonald House.

SOT -- Kimberly Fugate

"I haven't been able to hold them yet, so it will be very exciting to get to

take them home and love them."

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KIDS AND DEPRESSION-VO


NEW AT 5-

NEW RESEARCH ON CHILDREN AND DEPRESSION.

NEARLY 1 IN 6 CHILDREN ARE AT RISK FOR DEPRESSION LATER IN LIFE.

TONIGHT RESEARCHERS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE FOUND TEENS WITH HIGHER CORTISOL LEVELS AND MORE SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION WERE EIGHT TIMES MORE LIKELY TO GET CLINICAL DEPRESSION THAN THOSE WITH LOWER CORTISOL AND FEWER SYMPTOMS.

WHAT WE DON'T KNOW IS WHETHER AN EARLIER DIAGNOSIS CAN SLOW OR PREVENT CLINICAL DEPRESSION. Return to index of stories...


CAREER READY KIDS-VO


NEW AT 5 --

NEW STUDIES SHOW YOUNG ADULTS ARE TAKING LONGER THAN EVER BEFORE TO BEGIN THEIR CAREERS.

BUT THERE ARE WAYS YOU CAN HELP YOUR CHILDREN RIGHT NOW GET SOME DIRECTION.

A PARENT'S FIRST STEP -- WATCH YOUR CHILD PLAY.

EXPOSE THEM TO A VARIETY OF NEW PEOPLE AND ACTIVITES. INTRODUCING THE IDEA OF WORK AND CAREER.

FOR OLDER KIDS, EXPERTS TELL PARENTS --

LOOK FOR CLUES IN YOUR CHILD'S CHOICE OF CLUBS AND AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITES.

MAKE THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THOSE INTERESTS AND POSSIBLE CAREERS

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


PLANNING TO GET OUT OF TOWN FOR SPRING BREAK!

YOU MIGHT WANT TO BOOK THOSE FLIGHTS NOW.

WHEN AND WHY PRICES WILL SPIKE!

THEN THIS -

TEASE:06

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SELLING ON EBAY STANDUP-SOTTOPS


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SELLING ON EBAY-OC


YOU CAN MAKE A PRETTY PENNY SELLING STUFF ON EBAY.

MANY OF YOU ARE MAKING A COMMON MISTAKE ON HOW TO PRICE YOUR STUFF.

ABC 7 SMART SHOPPER CHLOE MORRONI JOINS US NOW WITH A SIMPLE WAY TO FIND OUT WHAT YOUR ITEMS ARE REALLY WORTH.

AND THIS MEANS MAKING REAL MONEY. Return to index of stories...


SELLING ON EBAY-TCMON


FOR THAT WE WENT STRAIGHT TO THE EXPERTS.

THE OWNERS OF A FORT MYERS ANTIQUE SHOP WERE SELLING ON EBAY 8 YEARS BEFORE THEY ACTUALLY OPENED UP A STORE FRONT.

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SELLING ON EBAY-PKG


WHEN IT COMES TO E BAY, THE OWNERS OF DISCOVERED AND RECOVERED HAVE IT DOWN PAT.

23:07:07 VERNA WISE

"That's our real bread and butter. That's where we make the majority of our income is on ebay."

JUST LOOKING AROUND THE STORE YOU CAN TELL, THEY SELL ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING ON THE AUCTION SITE AND VERNA SAYS YOU CAN TOO…

23:07:22 the house wife, the stay at home mom can make a very good income on ebay."

BUT IT CAN BE TRICKY. VERNA SAYS WHEN IT COMES TO KNOWING THE REAL VALUE OF YOUR ITEM; ALL TOO OFTEN PEOPLE MAKE A COMMON MISTAKE.

23:07:46

"Huge mistake, they look at what they're asking for the item."

WHAT THE ITEM IS LISTED FOR ON THE ACTIVE AUCTION…BUT YOU ACTUALLY HAVE TO TAKE IT A STEP FURTHER.

11:52

"Now I'm going to go to advanced options off to the side go down into completed listings, look that up, go to search, now that's gonna show me what they actually sold for. This one actually sold for 43.99."

ONCE THE AUCTION IS SAID AND DONE, THAT AMOUNT WILL BE LISTED IN GREEN, THAT'S WHAT YOU GO BY, IF IT'S IN RED, THE ITEM DIDN'T SELL. VERNA SAYS PRICING RIGHT IS KEY. IF YOU LIST AN ITEM FOR TOO MUCH IT LIKELY WON'T SELL OR…

23:09:12

"They could underestimate it and a lot of it is the research you put into it. You have to look for any makers marks, identifying factors see if there's a lot that are similar."

SO WHILE IT MAY SEEN A LITTLE INTIMIDATING…VERNA'S HUSBAND CHAD, WHO'S ON HIS WAY TO BECOMING A CERTIFIED EBAY TRAINER, HAS SOME ADVICE.

18:50 CHAD WISE

"The more you do ebay the more you learn or you figure out the tricks the best thing to do is just dive in." Return to index of stories...


SELLING ON EBAY-TCMON


VERNA SAYS IF YOU'RE HAVING A REALLY HARD TIME COMING UP WITH THE VALUE GO TO OTHER AUCTION SITES TO GET A BETTER IDEA, BUT THEN LIST IT ON EBAY.

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PRESIDENT'S DAY DEALS-OC VO


IT IS *NOT* TOO LATE TO GET GREAT DEALS THIS PRESIDENT'S DAY!

THERE'S STILL TIME TO CASH IN ON THE DEALS THAT KICK OFF WINTER CLEARANCE!

FAT-WALLET-DOT-COM SAYS STORES ARE OFFERING SOME OF THE DEEPEST DISCOUNTS OF THE ENTIRE YEAR.

APPLIANCES.

HOME FURNISHINGS.

OUTERWARE.

CLOTHES.

MANY OF THESE SALES RUN THROUGH MIDNIGHT --

ONLINE.

YOU DON'T EVEN HAVE TO GO TO THE STORES.

ONE FINAL NOTE --

RETAILERS ARE ALSO SLASHING PRICES TODAY ON LAST YEAR'S MODELS OF ELECTRONICS --

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BOOK SPRING BREAK NOW-VOTOPS


IF YOU'RE PLANNING TO TRAVEL THIS SPRING BREAK- BOOK YOUT FLIGHTS NOW.

TRAVEL WEBSITE "HIPMUNK" REPORTS AIRFARES WILL JUMP AFTER TODAY BY ABOUT 12 PERCENT.

IF YOU WAIT UNTIL MARCH, YOU COULD SHELL OUT "53-PERCENT MORE" THAN IF YOU BOOK TODAY. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE THREE------------


SOT/Francis Scarella - She said she has done this before. I said what's the

actual number? She said under 100,

SERIAL KILLER CONFESSION!

NEW TONIGHT --

THE JAILHOUSE INTERVIEW.

WHAT ELSE THIS TEENAGE NEWLYWED SAYS ABOUT HER VICTIMS, WHEN SHE STARTED TO KILL AND WHAT THE F-B-I IS DOING RIGHT NOW.

Zimmerman: Certainly I think about that night, I think my life would be tremendously easier if I had stayed home.

REGRETS FROM GEORGE ZIMMERMAN.

HIS NEW MESSAGE ABOUT THE NIGHT HE SHOT AND KILLED A 17-YEAR-OLD.

NATS --

DEADLY AVALANCHES ARE SWEEPING SKI RESORTS.

TONIGHT - THE CONCERN FOR SKIERS AND WHY SO MANY ARE HAPPENING THIS WINTER.

BUT FIRST - MEET ABC 7'S FACEBOOK WOMAN OF THE DAY.

CHERYL GLENN DUFFY OF FORT MYERS BEACH.

THANKS FOR WATCHING CHERYL.

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