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BREAKING NEWS CLIP TZ4 C RACEY SPACEY PHOTOS-VOTOPS
HEADLINES------------- CROSSTALK WX TEASE-2SH-WX GFX
HL1) UKRAINE UPDATE-VO-WIPE NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIP
HL2) NAPLES CAR PORT FIRE-VO-WIPE NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-SAT 3 TOPS
HL3) PARENTS OVERSHARING TOO MUCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA? TS1) FM SHOOTING-SS
WX HL-WX WALL TS2) UKRAINE UPDATE-VOTOPS
NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIPTOPS TS3) NAPLES CAR PORT FIRE-VOTOPS
UKRAINE UPDATE-TRX-2-SHOT ANIBOX BREAKING NEWS CAR INTO TREE-TRX-OC
UKRAINE UPDATE-PKG LETHAL DRINKING GAME-TRX-2-SHOT
FM SHOOTING-TRX-SSTOPS-2SHOT LETHAL DRINKING GAME-PKG
FM SHOOTING-REM LIVE LETHAL DRINKING GAME-OC
NEW EXPLOSIVES IN SHOES THREAT-TRX-2-SHOT ANIBOX JUDGE ORDERS MENTAL EXAM FOR HOLMES-TRX-VO
AIR FORCE ONE LANDS OVERNIGHT-TRX-VOTOPS DHS DROPPING LICENSE PLATES DATABASE PLAN-VO
WASHINGTON APPEAL-EANI-FLY UNIV OF MARYLAND CYBER SECURITY BREACH-TRX-VO
NAPLES CAR PORT FIRE-TRX-VO PLANES GROUNDED FL-VO
MILK PRICES WILL GO UP-TRX-OC NEW PASSPORT MACHINE-TRX-VOTOPS
MILK PRICES WILL GO UP-LOOK LIVE PKG NTSB UPS CRASH-TRX-VO
WINTER WEATHER THAW-TRX-2-SHOT OBAMA SENDS LETTER TO ARMLESS KICKER-VO
RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-TRX-TC MON WV GOV ASKS FEDS FOR MORE WATER STUDIES-TRX-VO
RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-REM LIVE CHURCH SAYS NO MORE SNOW CT-VO
RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-SS BURGLAR ON THE COUCH-OC-SS
RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-REM LIVE DUCT TAPED TO WALL-VO
TAMPA BAY RAYS TRAINING-OC-SS MARDI GRAS RULES-VO
$425 MILLION POWERBALL JACKPOT -TRX-SOTOVO-CG FULL RACEY SPACEY PHOTOS-VO
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT RACEY SPACEY PHOTOS-SOTVO
TZ1 A PARENTS OVERSHARING TOO MUCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT
WEATHER TEASE-WX ID TZ5 A SHELTER PET PROJECT-VO-WIPE
PARENTS OVERSHARING TOO MUCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA?-2-SH WEATHER TEASE-WX ID
PARENTS OVERSHARING TOO MUCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA?-PKG SHELTER PET PROJECT-2SHOT-OBX-SAT LIVE
TEASE TWO-2-SHOT GREYHOUND DEATHS-VO
TZ2 A NATIONALS TALKS NOT OVER-VO SHELTER VIDEO-VO
STORMWARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP STORM WARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP
CROSSTALK INTO WX-CAM 9 WX EST CROSSTALK-CAM 9 WX EST
FORECAST-WXWALL FORECAST-WX WALL
GOLDEN GATE TEACHER-OC-SS-VO FACEBOOK BUYS WHATSUP APP-VO
SUNCOAST EXPOSER-TRX-SSTOPS-OC APPLE NEW ITUNES FESTIVAL-TRX-VO
CLEAVA TRIAL WRAP UP-TRX-VO FLOTUS ON FALLON-OC-NATS-VO
1% SALES TAX FOCUS GROUP-TRX-OC TEASE SIX-2-SHOT
NATIONALS TALKS NOT OVER-OTS-VO TZ6 A BUSCH GARDENS 022014-VO
TARGET THIEF-TRX-VO FINAL CHECK OF STOCKS-SAT 3 FULL
NAPLES BIG TIPPER-OC NATVO BUSCH GARDENS 022014-LOOKLIVE PKG
TEASE THREE-2-SHOT TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS
TZ3 A HEALTH MINUTE: TRAIN LIKE OLYMPIANS-VO-WIPE TS1) FM SHOOTING-SS
HEALTH MINUTE: TRAIN LIKE OLYMPIANS-2-SHOT TS2) UKRAINE UPDATE-VOTOPS
HEALTH MINUTE: TRAIN LIKE OLYMPIANS-PKG TS3) CARPORT FIRE-VOTOPS
TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT TS3) GOLDEN GATE TEACHER-VOTOPS
TZ4 A LETHAL DRINKING GAME-VO-WIPE CLOSE-2SH-AWS ANI
TZ4 B UNIV OF MARYLAND CYBER SECURITY BREACH-VOTOP  


BREAKING NEWS CLIP


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


AS THE WORLD FOCUSES ON SOCHI, AN EXPLOSION OF VIOLENCE OVERNIGHT ACROSS RUSSIA'S BORDER

THE BATTLE OVER THE FUTURE OF THE COUNTRY IS HEATING UP.

AT LEAST 30 PEOPLE HAVE DIED.

WE HAVE THE LATEST ON THIS DEVELOPING STORY.

A BIG FIRE ON ONE OF THE WEALTHIEST STREETS IN NAPLES.

IT CAUSED AT LEAST A MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGE.

THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL WILL BE THERE THIS MORNING.

NOW THERE'S A NEW TREND -- PARENTS WHO OVERSHARE ONLINE.

PARENTS ARE UNDERSTANDABLE EAGER TO MARK MILESTONES ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

WE TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THE LINE BETWEEN O-K AND T-M-I. Return to index of stories...


HL1) UKRAINE UPDATE-VO-WIPE


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HL2) NAPLES CAR PORT FIRE-VO-WIPE


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HL3) PARENTS OVERSHARING TOO MUCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA?


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WX HL-WX WALL


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NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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UKRAINE UPDATE-TRX-2-SHOT ANIBOX


DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW.IN UKRAINE, A TOP KIEV OFFICIAL FROM THE PRESIDENT'S PARTY AND THE MAYOR BOTH RESIGN. AMID DEADLY CLASHES IN THE CAPITAL.

GOOD MORNING I'M AMY SEDLACEK

AND I'M CHANCE SEALES

THE DEATH TOLL IS RISING.

ANOTHER 19 PEOPLE WERE KILLED,

A RESULT OF CLASHES BETWEEN PROTESTERS AND THE GOVERNMENT.

THE TWO SIDES ARE LOCKED IN A BATTLE OVER THE IDENTITY OF A NATION.

ABC'S BRUNO ROEBER HAS THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


UKRAINE UPDATE-PKG


NATS

AS THE SUN ROSE IN KIEV THIS MORNING A FRESH AND HORRIFYING ROUND OF

VIOLENCE

NATS

I WAS ABLE TO WATCH FROM MY HOTEL ROOM AS RANKS OF POLICE FIRED AT ALMOST

POINT BLANK RANGE ON PROTESTORS CARRYING STICKS AND MAKE SHIFT SHIELDS.

THEY FELL WHERE THEY STOOD. I SAW AT LEAST 7 PROTESTORS SHOT. THE WOUNDED

WERE DRAGGED AWAY OR HOISTED ONTO MAKESHIFT GURNEYS.

THE LOBBY RIGHT HERE IN OUR HOTEL WAS TURNED INTO A MAKESHIFT FIELD HOSPITAL

. AND MORGUE. SCORES OF BODIES HAVE BEEN LAID OUT UNDER SHEETS BY THE

RECEPTION DESK. THE NUMBER KEEPS RISING.

SECURITY FORCES HAVE TAKEN UP POSITIONS ON THE UPPER FLOORS OF OUR HOTEL AND

HAVE BEEN SHOOTING AT PROTESTORS FROM THERE.

JOURNALISTS HAVE BEEN TARGETED -ABC PRODUCER MATT MCGARRY'S ROOM WAS SHOT AT

, AT LEAST 2 ROUNDS ENTERED THRU HIS WINDOW.

ALL TALK OF CEASEFIRE HAS ALL BUT DISAPPEARED. THE CLASHES CONTINUE AROUND

THE HOTEL AND ECHO ACROSS THE CITY.

NATS

PROTESTORS ARE ERECTING NEW FORTIFICATIONS AND THE POLICE RESPONDING WITH

MACHINE GUNS AND FLASH GRENADES. Return to index of stories...


FM SHOOTING-TRX-SSTOPS-2SHOT


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BREAKING NEWS AT 9.

THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS ON THE SCENE OF A SHOOTING.

THEY RECEIVED A CALL ABOUT SHOTS FIRED IN THE AREA OF MISSISSIPPI AVE AND PALM BEACH BOULEVARD.

ABC-7'S SAM SWEENEY IS ON SCENE WITH INVESTIGATORS.

SAM WHAT HAVE YOU FOUND OUT? Return to index of stories...


FM SHOOTING-REM LIVE


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NEW EXPLOSIVES IN SHOES THREAT-TRX-2-SHOT ANIBOX


FOR THE SECOND TIME IN THREE WEEKS,

AIRLINES ARE BEING WARNED BY THE GOVERNMENT. ABOUT A POTENTIAL TERROR THREAT.

THE HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT IS WARNING THAT TERRORISTS COULD TRY TO HIDE EXPLOSIVES IN SHOES.

THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY SAYS THERE'S NO SPECIFIC THREAT OR PLOT, BUT IT'S ACTING OUT OF CAUTION.

EARLIER THIS MONTH THE AGENCY WARNED AIRLINES WITH FLIGHTS TO RUSSIA TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR EXPLOSIVE DEVICES POSSIBLY HIDDEN INSIDE TOOTHPASTE. Return to index of stories...


AIR FORCE ONE LANDS OVERNIGHT-TRX-VOTOPS


PRESIDENT OBAMA ARRIVED BACK IN WASHINGTON, D-C AFTER HIS DAYLONG TRIP TO MEXICO.

HE WAS DEFENDING THE LENGTHY PROCESS THE U.S. IS USING TO DECIDE WHETHER TO APPROVE THE KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE.

CANADA HAS BEEN PUSHING THE U.S. FOR YEARS TO APPROVE THE PIPELINE.

IT WOULD CARRY OIL FROM CANADA'S TAR SANDS TO THE TEXAS GULF COAST.

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS OPPOSE IT

MR. OBAMA HAS SAID HE WON'T APPROVE IT IF IT INCREASES GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS. Return to index of stories...


WASHINGTON APPEAL-EANI-FLY


A CONVICTED KILLER, SERVING *FOUR LIFE SENTENCES.

WANTS OUT EARLY.

RODERICK WASHINGTON WAS IN COURT WEDNESDAY.

HE'S CONVICTED OF KIDNAPPING AND MURDERING. ALEX AND JEFFERY SOSA IN CAPE CORAL.

THAT WAS IN 2006 WHEN HE WAS 17.

SINCE THEN -- THE U-S SUPREME COURT RULED *MANDATORY* LIFE SENTENCES *WITHOUT PAROLE, ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL FOR JUVENILES.

A JUDGE SET A NEW SENTENCING HEARING FOR APRIL. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES CAR PORT FIRE-TRX-VO


THE FIRE IS OUT THIS MORNING.

BUT THE INVESTIGATION IS JUST STARTING.

THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL. WILL BE AT THE DIPLOMAT CLUB CONDOS.

12 CARS ARE BURNED TO A CRISP. ON GULFSHORE BOULEVARD WEDNESDAY.

THE FIRE IN THE CAR PORT AREA.

ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGE.

THE BATTALION CHIEF SAYS. THE CARPORT IS NOT SECURE,

AND COULD COLLAPSE AT ANY MOMENT.

COUNT ON ABC SEVEN. TO FIND OUT HOW THE FIRE STARTED. Return to index of stories...


MILK PRICES WILL GO UP-TRX-OC


YOU'RE GOING TO NEED. SOME EXTRA MILK MONEY.

PRICES ARE ABOUT TO SPIKE.

AS MUCH AS 60 CENTS. IN THE NEXT MONTH. WITH NO END IN SIGHT.

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MILK PRICES WILL GO UP-LOOK LIVE PKG


GOOD MORNING GUYS---- NEARLY EVERYONE USES MILK FOR ONE REASON OR ANOTHER--- AND THAT IS WHAT'S BEHIND THE RISE IN PRICES. COMES DOWN TO SUPPLY AND DEMAND.

CHINA IS IMPORTING MORE MILK THAN EVER BEFORE. AMERICAS BUTTER EXPORTS ARE UP 78 PERCENT. THE MORE WE EXPORT LESS WE HAVE. THE HIGHER THE PRICE.

THE MOST SURPRISING REASON--- THIS RIGHT HERE. GREEK YOGURT. AMERICANS ARE EATING MORE OF IT THAN EVER BEFORE. IT TAKES 4 TIMES THE AMOUNT OF MILK TO PRODUCE THIS LITTLE CONTAINER THAN OTHER YOGURT.

MILK RIGHT NOW AT PUBLIX WILL SET YOU BACK. XYZ BUT MANAGEMENT HERE SAYS THATS AS LOW AS IT WILL BE FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE. IT'S ONLY GOING UP!

IVE DONE SOME RESEARCH AND THERE ARE SEVERAL REASONS WHY. THEY MAY SURPRISE YOU.

FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO BUY A GALLON A DAY..YOUR MILK BILL THIS YEAR WILL RUN ABOUT 1700 DOLLARS.

LIVE IN THE MILK AISLE OF PUBLIX SAM SWEENEY ABC 7 Return to index of stories...


WINTER WEATHER THAW-TRX-2-SHOT


MIDWESTERNERS ARE FINALLY GOING OUTSIDE AFTER WEEKS OF SUB FREEZING WEATHER AND SNOW.

MOTHER NATURE IS ABOUT TO UNLEASH. A WHOLE NEW HEADACHE: FLOODING.

THERE ARE SIGNS - MELTING SNOW AND GROWING PUDDLES.

MIDWESTERN CITIES ARE BRACING FOR FLOODING, ROOF COLLAPSES AND CLOGGED STORM DRAINS.

BUT TEMPS ARE EXPECTED. TO DROP BY SUNDAY. MEANING THE ROADS COULD FREEZE. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-TRX-TC MON


BATTER UP!

TODAY MARKS THE FIRST OFFICIAL. **FULL SQUAD** WORKOUT FOR THE BOSTON RED SOX.

THE DEFENDING CHAMPS ARE BACK AT SQUARE ONE AS THEY THROW INTO SPRING TRAINING SEASON.

ABC7'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE AT FENWAY PARK SOUTH, WITH HOW YOU CAN BE PART THE FIRST DAY EXPERIENCE. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-REM LIVE


ADLIB ABOUT PEOPLE STARTING TO TRICKLE IN.

IT'S A BIG DAY FOR THE REDSOX AND OF COURSE THEIR FANS.

I JUST 30 MINUTES ALL PLAYERS WILL HEAD TO THE FIELDS TO GET THEIR FIRST FULL SQUAD WORKOUT IN THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-SS


THE WORKOUT STARTS AT 9:30 HERE AT FENWAY PARK SOUTH. ALSO KNOWN AS JET BLUE PARK.

GATES ARE NOW OPEN

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RED SOX SPRING TRAINING-REM LIVE


IT'S GOING TO BE A HOT ONE, SO GRAB THE SUNBLOCK AND A WATERBALL BEFORE YOU HEAD OVER.

LIVE IN LEE COUNTY, DANIELLE KOLENIAK, ABC7 NEWS. Return to index of stories...


TAMPA BAY RAYS TRAINING-OC-SS


AND THE FULL. TAMPA BAY RAYS. PRACTICES TODAY.

THEY'RE IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FOR THE NEXT MONTH OR SO.

TODAY YOU CAN WATCH THE TEAM WORKOUT FOR FREE.

64 PLAYERS. INCLUDING 24 NON-ROSTER INVITES. TAKE THE FIELD.

KICKS OFF AT 10 THIS MORNING.

ADMISSION AND PARKING IS FREE. Return to index of stories...


$425 MILLION POWERBALL JACKPOT -TRX-SOTOVO-CG FULL


She's like did you buy your ticket at the Chevron? I was like no. She goes oh my gosh someone just hit it there. Crazy. Could have been me.

SOME SAD NEWS TO REPORT.

YOU DID NOT WIN THE 425 MILLION DOLLAR POWERBALL JACKPOT.

ONE WINNING TICKET WAS SOLD IN CALIFORNIA IN THE SAN JOSE AREA

NOW WE WAIT UNTIL SOMEONE STEPS FORWARD TO CLAIM THE PRIZE.

WE HAVE THE NUMBERS ON YOUR SCREEN.

1, 17, 35, 49, 54 AND A POWERBALL OF 34.

THERE'S STILL A CHANCE YOU WON SOMETHING,

JUST NOT THE JACKPOT. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


DO YOU GET TIRED OF PARENTS SHARING TOO MUCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

SOME PARENTS LIKE TO DOCUMENT. EVERY SECOND BY POSTING PICTURES.

WE'LL TELL YOU HOW PEOPLE ARE REACTING AND WHY YOU SHOULD PROBABLY KEEP CERTAIN MOMENTS TO THEMSELVES. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A PARENTS OVERSHARING TOO MUCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA


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WEATHER TEASE-WX ID


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


PARENTS OVERSHARING TOO MUCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA?-2-SH


MANY PARENTS ARE OVER SHARING. FROM THE DELIVERY ROOM TO KINDERGARTEN. POSTING PHOTOS OF THEIR CHILDREN ALL OVER SOCIAL MEDIA.

DOCUMENTING EVERY SECOND.

BUT ARE YOU SHARING. TOO MUCH.

ABBIE BOUDREAU HAS THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


PARENTS OVERSHARING TOO MUCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA?-PKG


AMERICAN PIE ACTOR JASON BIGGS AND HIS WIFE JENNY MOLLEN - GFX WELCOME THEIR

NEW BABY BOY -

DOCUMENTING JUST ABOUT EVERY *NOT-SO-GLAMOUROUS* MOMENT ON VIDEO TO SHARE ON

INSTAGRAM

FROM THE CAR RIDE TO THE HOSPITAL

NATS: It hurts so bad.

TO MOLLEN'S PAINFUL CONTRACTIONS IN HER HOSPITAL GOWN.

NATS:Mollen: You still here? Biggs: don't you want me here?

MOLLEN EVEN POSTS THE MOMENT SHE'S ABOUT TO GET AN EPIDURAL

NATS: Biggs: You are doing amazing, baby

Ohhhhh

BIGGS IS HEARD CRACKING JOKES ON THEIR WAY TO THE DELIVERY ROOM - - WHERE MOLLEN HAD AN UNPLANNED C-

SECTIONTO THEIR HEALTHY BABY BOY - SID BIGGS.

NATS: Biggs/Mollen: I'm so proud of you. He's beautiful.

Thank you

GFX

AND IF ALL THAT WASN'T ENOUGH, MOLLEN POSTED THIS PICTURE OF HERSELF ASLEEP

- SAYING JUST HOW MUCH *MOMMY* IS LOVING HER PAINKILLERS

THIS CAUSING LOTS OF REACTION ONLINE, SOME PEOPLE SAYING

GFX

"I find them hysterical."

WHILE OTHERSCALLING THE COUPLE "CRASS."

SO WHEN DOES SHARING YOUR PERSONAL MOMENTS -- BECOME *OVER-SHARING*???

SOT: Dr. Karen Stewart / Clinical psychologist

20:21:12

I think one of the main reasons moms are sharing on social media all these

precious milestone sof their children and they want to feel connected with

other moms. /

20:26:37 The irony, it's actually turning off followers 20:27:17/ It's too

much.

SINCE THE BABY'S BIRTH LAST FRIDAY - NOT A PEEP FROM THE PROUD PARENTSWHO

ARE UNDOUBTEDLY A LITTLE BUSY WITH #BABYBIGGS.

FOR GMA, AB, ABC NEWS, LA. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2-SHOT


WILL THE WASHINGTON NATIONALS. FINALLY COME TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA?

HOPE IS STILL ALIVE, EVEN THOUGH PLANS HAVE BEEN IN LIMBO SINCE JANUARY.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT'S NEXT. FOR THE TEAM, WE'VE BEEN COURTING, FOR YEARS. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A NATIONALS TALKS NOT OVER-VO


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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.

ANOTHER SUNNY, WARM DAY

Our Thursday morning is off to a mild start and temperatures will be climbing through the day. Afternoon highs will be near 80 at the beaches to the mid 80s inland. We'll see lots of sunshine today with just a few fair weather clouds. Winds will be from the southeast around 10-15 mph with gusts near 20 mph with the sea breeze coming in to the beaches during the afternoon hours.

For Friday, more cloud cover will arrive as a front pushes its way toward the area. We could even see a couple of showers during the afternoon hours, but the best chance for that shower activity will be in the inland areas. We'll be a couple of degrees cooler on Friday due to the cloud cover.

That front will likely stall just to our north. Then through the weekend it will stay just north of us, but will wobble north and south a bit. Since it now looks like that front will stay north of us, our weekend weather pans out ok. We'll have highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid and upper 60s. We'll see partly to mostly sunny skies with only a stray shower. It now looks like our better rain chance waits until the middle of next week. Return to index of stories...


GOLDEN GATE TEACHER-OC-SS-VO


THIS MORNING WE'RE UNCOVERING. WHY GOLDEN GATE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER DEREK HARP. IS OUT OF THE CLASSROOM.

DEPUTIES SAY HE EXCHANGED NUDE PHOTOS WITH A STUDENT.

HE'S NOW WORKING IN ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES.

WHILE THE DISTRICT CONTINUES AN INVESTIGATION.

COLLIER DEPUTIES SAY HE SWAPPED PICTURES. WITH A STUDENT, FROM ANOTHER SCHOOL.

AND DISTRICT FILES SHOW. LEADERS REPRIMANDED HIM LAST YEAR, FOR MAKING COMMENTS TO A STUDENT ON FACEBOOK.

NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE. Return to index of stories...


SUNCOAST EXPOSER-TRX-SSTOPS-OC


IN SUNCOAST ESTATES. DEPUTIES SAY RUDOLPH ASKEW EXPOSED HIMSELF IN FRONT OF FIVE CHILDREN.

WITNESSES SAY HE TRIED TO HIDE INSIDE THE HOME WHERE KIDS WERE STAYING. TO AVOID THE COPS.

IN ORDER TO GET HIM DEPUTIES HAD TO PEPPER SPRAY AND TAZE HIM.

NOW HE'S IN JAIL WITHOUT BOND. INCLUDING DRUG POSSESSION AND SELLING.

THE INDECENT EXPOSURE CAUSED CHAOS IN THE NORTH FORT MYERS COMMUNITY.

A NEIGHBOR TRIED TO STEP IN AND SAYS ASKEW CAME AT HIM WITH A CINDER BLOCK. Return to index of stories...


CLEAVA TRIAL WRAP UP-TRX-VO


THIS MORNING. CLOSING ARGUMENTS, SHOULD WRAP UP IN THE CLEAVA TRIAL.

WE KNOW ALL WITNESSES ARE DONE TESTIFYING. IN THE PATENT LAWSUIT.

THE TRIAL OVER A PIECE OF CLOTHING. COVERING A WOMAN'S CLEAVAGE.

WE FOUND OUT. THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA FAMILY WHO SAYS THEY INVENTED IT. WILL TAKE THE STAND FOR ONE LAST TIME.

SINCE THIS IS A JURY TRIAL. A VERDICT COULD TAKE A FEW MINUTES. OR A FEW DAYS.

THE TRIAL HAS LASTED ABOUT TWO WEEKS. Return to index of stories...


1% SALES TAX FOCUS GROUP-TRX-OC


IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY.

A FOCUS GROUP WILL HOLD A MEETING TO PRIORITIZE PROJECTS FUNDED BY THE 1 PERCENT LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX.

IT STARTS AT 3 PM AT THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATION CENTER IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

TOPICS INCLUDE ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS AND UTILITIES WATER PROJECTS.

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND THE SERIES OF MEETINGS. Return to index of stories...


NATIONALS TALKS NOT OVER-OTS-VO


THERE'S STILL HOPE. THE WASHINGTON NATIONALS COULD COME TO LEE COUNTY.

ABC-7 TALKED TO TEAM LEADERS, LAST WEEK.

THE NATIONALS WANT TO KNOW. IF LEE WOULD LOOK FOR OTHER PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS.

PLANS HAVE BEEN IN LIMBO SINCE JANUARY.

THAT'S WHEN A DEVELOPER BACKED OUT OF A DEAL. TO FRONT THE MONEY TO RENOVATE CITY OF PALMS PARK.

LEE COUNTY IS LOOKING INTO OTHER WAYS, TO MAKE THE DEAL HAPPEN. Return to index of stories...


TARGET THIEF-TRX-VO


A MAN SUSPECTED OF STEALING FROM TARGET STORES ACROSS THREE *COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA STRIKES AGAIN.

TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR SCREEN.

DEPUTIES SAY HE STOLE MORE THAN ONE-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN ELECTRONICS. FROM A FORT MYERS TARGET ON 41 NEAR THE BELL TOWER SHOPS.

DEPUTIES LINKED HIM TO TARGET THEFTS IN COLLIER AND CHARLOTTE COUNTIES.

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


NAPLES BIG TIPPER-OC NATVO


A SERVER AT A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA RESTAURANT. MADE 66-HUNDRED DOLLARS. OFF ONE TIP!

44:29-44:30it was unexpected

EVANA IS STUDYING AT F-G-C-U TO BE A NURSE.

SHE WORKS ALMOST EVERY NIGHT OF THE WEEK --

AT THE WATERMARK GRILLE IN NAPLES.

ON VALENTINE'S DAY --

A GENEROUS COUPLE FROM MINNESOTA. LEFT EVANA NEARLY SEVEN THOUSAND BUCKS AS A TIP. ON A 130-DOLLAR TAB.

THEY SUGGESTED IT BE USED TOWARDS SCHOOL AND LIVING EXPENSES. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2-SHOT


SINCE THE OLYMPICS ARE ON----

HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT OF TRAINING LIKE AN OLYPMIAN.

EVEN THOUGH WE PROBABLY COULDN'T MAKE AN OLYMPIC TEAM ---

SOME GOOD TIPS, TO GET IN GREAT SHAPE.

WE'LL TELL YOU HOW YOU CAN GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR WORKOUT. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A HEALTH MINUTE: TRAIN LIKE OLYMPIANS-VO-WIPE


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HEALTH MINUTE: TRAIN LIKE OLYMPIANS-2-SHOT


WATCHING OLYMPIC ATHLETES SKATE, SKI, JUMP, AND FLY. CAN INSPIRE US TO TAKE ON A NEW CHALLENGE.

FEELING MORE ATHLETIC.THERE'S SOME SIMPLE CHANGES YOU MAKE. TO HELP YOU GET ON TRACK.

MELISA RANEY GIVES US SOME IDEAS. ON TRAINING LIKE AN OLYMPIAN. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH MINUTE: TRAIN LIKE OLYMPIANS-PKG


THOUGH MOST OF US WILL NEVER MAKE AN OLYMPIC TEAM WE CAN BORROW A FEW TRAINING TIPS FROM THESE WORLD CLASS ATHLETES AND, LIKE THEM, GET THE MOST OUT OF OUR WORKOUTS.

EXPERTS AT SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER SAY IT ALL STARTS WITH SETTING A REALISTIC GOAL.

IF YOU WANT TO GET INTO SHAPEDON'T PUSH YOURSELF TO GET FIT TOO FAST.

INSTEAD, LIKE OLYMPIC ATHLETES, BREAK THE TASK DOWN INTO A SERIES OF STEPS.

SETTING SHORT TERM GOALS MAY HELP YOU STICK TO YOUR LONG TERM OVERALL GOAL.

TRY TRAINING WITH A BUDDY OR GROUP, AS OLYMPIC ATHLETES OFTEN DO. THIS MAY HELP YOU STAY MOTIVATED.

CROSS-TRAINING, OR CHANGING UP THE TYPE OF EXERCISE YOU CHOOSE, IS ANOTHER WAY TO HELP YOU GETTHE MOST OUT OF YOUR WORKOUT.

IT CAN REDUCE INJURY FROM OVERTRAINING AND CAN PREPARE YOU FOR A SPORT YOU CAN'T PRACTICE DAY TO DAY SUCH AS SNOW SKIING.

WE MAY NOT HAVE THE TIME TO DEVOTE OUR LIVES TO A SPORT, BUT WE CAN LEARN FROM THE INTENSITY AND DETERMINATION OF OLYMPIANS.

WHEN WE TAKE TO THE SLOPES, COURT, OR GO FOR JOG, APPROACH THAT TIME WITH FOCUS AND DISCIPLINE; AND TAKE IT UP A NOTCH.

WE MAY NOT COME HOME AS CHAMPIONS, BUT IT'S A WIN FOR OUR OVERALL HEALTH.

FOR TODAY'S HEALTH MINUTE, I'M MELISA RANEY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT


NEK-NOMINATE. IS A DEADLY GAME. SWEEPING THE ONLINE WORLD.

IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS. *FIVE YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE DIED.

THEY CHALLENGE EACH OTHER. TO DRINKING COMPETITIONS.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHY THIS GAME IS GAINING POPULARITY AND IF YOUR KIDS AT RISK?

ANOTHER CYBER SECURITY BREACH.

THIS TIME AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND.

THERE'S PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT DATES BACK TO 1998.

WE'LL TELL YOU NEED TO KNOW.

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED TOPS ITSELF THIS TIME IN A SWIMSUIT EDITION.

ONE OF THE MAGAZINE'S BEST KNOWN MODELS POSES IN A ZERO-GRAVITY PHOTO SHOOT. Return to index of stories...


TZ4 A LETHAL DRINKING GAME-VO-WIPE


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TZ4 B UNIV OF MARYLAND CYBER SECURITY BREACH-VOTOP


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TZ4 C RACEY SPACEY PHOTOS-VOTOPS


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CROSSTALK WX TEASE-2SH-WX GFX


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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.

INVESTORS ARE SPOOKED.

IT LOOKS LIKE THE FED. MIGHT START RAISING SOME INTEREST RATES. SOONER THAN EXPECTED.

IT'S BEEN ABOUT FIVE YEARS, AT THE SAME LEVEL.

THE MARKET CLOSED DOWN.

DOW DROPPED 90 POINTS.

NASDAQ AND S&P ALSO DOWN.

FUTURES POINT TO A SLUGGISH OPEN. Return to index of stories...


TS1) FM SHOOTING-SS


THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING A SHOOTING.

THEY RECEIVED A CALL ABOUT SHOTS FIRED IN THE AREA OF MISSISSIPPI AVE AND PALM BEACH BOULEVARD.

TWO PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED.

DEPUTIES HAVE THE CLOSED OFF PALM BEACH BOULEVARD.

WE WILL BRING YOU ANY UPDATES. Return to index of stories...


TS2) UKRAINE UPDATE-VOTOPS


NOW THE NEWEST INFORMATION IN UKRAINE GUN FIRE CROSSED THE WIRE 100 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED AND 500 HURT IN THE VIOLENT PROTESTS.

ALSO NEW THIS MORNING. A TOP KIEV OFFICIAL FROM THE PRESIDENT'S PARTY AND THE MAYOR BOTH RESIGN.

THE PRESIDENT BLAMES THE PROTESTERS FOR BREAKING A TRUCE. SAYING THEY WERE JUST BUYING TIME BEFORE THEY BROUGHT IN GUNS.

DEMONSTRATORS ARE UPSET THE PRESIDENT SHELVED AN ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT WITH THE *E-U*. IN FAVOR OF CLOSER TIES WITH RUSSIA. Return to index of stories...


TS3) NAPLES CAR PORT FIRE-VOTOPS


THE FIRE IS OUT THIS MORNING.

BUT THE INVESTIGATION IS JUST STARTING.

THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL. WILL BE AT THE DIPLOMAT CLUB CONDOS.

12 CARS ARE BURNED TO A CRISP UNDER THE CAR PORT. ON GULFSHORE BOULEVARD WEDNESDAY.

THERE'S ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGE.

COUNT ON ABC SEVEN. TO FIND OUT HOW THE FIRE STARTED. Return to index of stories...


BREAKING NEWS CAR INTO TREE-TRX-OC


WE HAVE A TRAFFIC ALERT TO TELL YOU ABOUT RIGHT NOW.

THE EAST BOUND LANES OF DANIELS PARKWAY AT SKYPORT AVENUE ARE CLOSED.

THIS IS BECAUSE OF CAR INTO A TREE.

THE WESTBOUND LANES ARE MOVING AS USUAL.

SO FAR THERE ARE NO REPORTS OF INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


LETHAL DRINKING GAME-TRX-2-SHOT


NOW TO THE EXTREME DRINKING GAME. CATCHING FIRE ON SOCIAL MEDIA -- LINKED TO AT LEAST FIVE DEATHS.

THE WHOLE POINT - TO DRINK AS MUCH. AND AS OUTRAGEOUSLY AS POSSIBLE.THEN CHALLENGE OTHERS TO TOP YOU.

ABC'S RYAN SMITH HAS THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


LETHAL DRINKING GAME-PKG


*** THIS HAS BEEN HIGHLY LAWYERED ETC. NO CHANGES IN THE MORNING!!!!***

Nats liquid going into toilet

A YOUNG PEOPLE'S DRINKING GAMESWEEPING SOCIAL MEDIA AROUND THE WORLD

SOT thanks for the nomination rob

BEING GOADED INTO DOING THINGS AS RIDICULOUS AS THIS:

SOT:

IT'S CALLED "NEKNOMINATE" WHERE PARTICIPANTS RECORD THEMSELVES "NEKKING" -

OR GUZZLING COCKTAILS

WITH LARGE QUANTITIES OF ALCOHOL IN ODD WAYS. THEN ON SOCIAL MEDIA, "

NOMINATING" A FRIEND TO OUTDO THEM.

TRK = 3 SECS

CHALLENGING THEM TO GO ALONG WITH THE GAME

THE CHALLENGES, RANGING FROM THE STRANGE. LIKE THIS SCANTILY CLAD WOMAN

DOWNING A DRINK IN A FAST FOOD RESTAURANT

SOT gitl: You've got 24 hours

TO THE BIZARRE --- WATCH THIS:

NAT: horse hooves

A GIRL RIDES A HORSE IN A SHOPPING CENTER. AND DON'T FORGET THE DOWN RIGHT

SCARY, LIKE THESE TWO, CHUGGING HOT SAUCE AND 89% ABSINTH

SOT

AND NOW-- ALL OVER THE WORLD YOUNG PEOPLE - EVEN TEENS UPPING THE ANTE AND

THE DANGER IN THE PROCESS.

TRK = 3 SECS

THIS IS 26-YEAR-OLD CANADIAN BRANDON C., BEING PULLED BEHIND A CAR ON A

SNOWBOARD.

SOT Brendan C:

23:03:29

Neknominate games can be a good time, laughs and everything till you can go

overboard and get hurt.

REPORTS SAY OVERSEAS, FIVE PEOPLE UNDER 30 MAY HAVE DIED DUE TO IMBIBING

DEADLY DRINKS WHILE PLAYING THE GAME.

SOT: Dr. Besser: In this game there is sometimes mixing other things in with

the alcohol and the side effects of that you have no way to predict.

PEER PRESSURE, PLAYING A PROMINENT ROLE:

AND NOW, GAMES LIKE THIS BECOMING A TREND HERE IN THE UNITED STATES

SOT: Michael Bradley, psychologist and author

Neknomination is the logical extension happening with our youth and drinking

/ today / they are running shots to get drunk as fast as they can.

WILL KIDS BE ABLE TO GRASP THE CONSEQUENCES?

17;26;53;15

SOT: Dr. Besser:: Alcohol in teenagers can be very dangerous. They don't

have a lot of experience, they don't know what they're limits are and by the

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LETHAL DRINKING GAME-OC


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JUDGE ORDERS MENTAL EXAM FOR HOLMES-TRX-VO


A NEW PSYCHIATRIC EXAM FOR JAMES HOLMES. HAS BEEN ORDERED. IN THE COLORADO MOVIE THEATER MASSACRE.

THE JUDGE RULED THAT PREVIOUS EXAM. IS "INCOMPLETE AND INADEQUATE."

A NEW DOCTOR, WILL DO THIS EXAM.

IT'LL LOOK AT ONLY ONE ISSUE:

WAS HOLMES SANE. THE NIGHT 12 PEOPLE WERE KILLED. AND DOZENS MORE WOUNDED AT THE MIDNIGHT OPENING OF BATMAN. Return to index of stories...


DHS DROPPING LICENSE PLATES DATABASE PLAN-VO


THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY IS DROPPING THE IDEA OF CREATING A NATIONAL DATABASE OF LICENSE PLATES.

THE IDEA WAS TO BRING IN IMAGES OF LICENSE PLATES SCANNED BY SPEED CAMERAS -- THEN STORE THEM.

OFFICIALS THOUGHT IT WOULD HELP TRACK UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS, BUT IT RAISED QUESTIONS ABOUT PRIVACY. Return to index of stories...


UNIV OF MARYLAND CYBER SECURITY BREACH-TRX-VO


A CYBER SECURITY BREACH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND. COMPROMISED THE RECORDS. OF MORE THAN 300-THOUSAND FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENTS.

THE UNIVERSITY'S PRESIDENT SENT OUT A LETTER. SAYING THE SCHOOL WAS THE "VICTIM OF A SOPHISTICATED COMPUTER SECURITY ATTACK."

PERSONAL INFORMATION, INCLUDING SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS, DATING BACK TO 1998 WERE EXPOSED.

THE UNIVERSITY IS OFFERING ONE YEAR OF FREE CREDIT MONITORING. TO EVERYONE IMPACTED BY THE BREACH. Return to index of stories...


PLANES GROUNDED FL-VO


FLIGHTS HEADING TO SOUTH FLORIDA AIRPORTS WERE GROUNDED FOR ABOUT AN HOUR WEDNESDAY MORNING DUE TO A COMPUTER PROBLEM.

OFFICIALS SAY IT HAPPENED AT THE F-A-A'S MIAMI AIR ROUTE TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTER.

THE F-A-A SAYS THE GROUNDINGS BEGAN AROUND EIGHT IN THE MORNIGN AND WERE LIFTED ABOUT AN HOUR LATER.

PLANES THAT WERE ALREADY IN THE AIR WERE ALLOWED TO LAND.

THE CONTROL CENTER HANDLES HIGH ALTITUDE FLIGHTS IN AIRSPACE THAT EXTENDS SOUTH OF ORLANDO AND OVER THE CARIBBEAN. Return to index of stories...


NEW PASSPORT MACHINE-TRX-VOTOPS


ORLANDO'S AIRPORT IS THE FIRST IN THE COUNTRY. TO USE A NEW TOOL. CALLED AN AUTOMATED PASSPORT SYSTEM.

IT'S ALL PAPERLESS.

FOR AMERICANS, THE SCAN TAKES JUST A FEW SECONDS.

A FINGERPRINT SCAN ON FOREIGN VISITORS. SHOWS IF THEY'RE ON A GOVERNMENT WATCH LIST.

THEN A PHOTO IS TAKEN, AND A RECEIPT PRINTED.

A CUSTOMS OFFICER TAKES THE RECEIPT. BEFORE QUESTIONING.

THE NEW MACHINES CUT WAIT TIMES BY 15 MINUTES. Return to index of stories...


NTSB UPS CRASH-TRX-VO


THE *N-T-S-B WILL FOCUS ON A DEADLY *UPS* CARGO PLANE CRASH IN ALABAMA LAST SUMMER.

YOU MIGHT REMEMBER THE CHILLING VIDEO.

THE PLANE WAS HEADED TO THE BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT WHEN IT CRASHED INTO A NEARBY FIELD.

THE PILOT AND COPILOT WERE KILLED.

TODAY'S HEARING IS EXPECTED TO LAST ALL DAY. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA SENDS LETTER TO ARMLESS KICKER-VO


PRESIDENT OBAMA SENT A PERSONAL LETTER. TO A RHODE ISLAND BOY. HE CALLS AN INSPIRATION.

14-YEAR-OLD ISAAC LUFKIN. IS THE STAR KICKER FOR HIS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM. DESPITE BEING BORN WITHOUT ARMS.

MR. OBAMA PRAISED ISAAC FOR HIS DETERMINATION, COURAGE AND GRIT.

LUFKIN'S STORY CAUGHT THE ATTENTION OF THE WHITE HOUSE. AFTER CNN TOLD HIS STORY LAST MONTH. Return to index of stories...


WV GOV ASKS FEDS FOR MORE WATER STUDIES-TRX-VO


IS IT SAFE?

THAT'S WHAT THE GOVERNOR OF WEST VIRGINIA IS ASKING ABOUT THE STATE'S WATER SUPPLY.

HE WANTS THE FEDS TO CONDUCT MORE STUDIES ON THE WATER FOLLOWING LAST MONTH'S CHEMICAL SPILL NEAR CHARLESTON.

THE SPILL LED TO A "DO-NOT-USE" ORDER FOR 300-THOUSAND RESIDENTS.

THE SPOKESWOMAN FOR THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION SAYS THEY WILL HELP WITH ANY ADDITONAL WATER TESTS NEEDED. Return to index of stories...


CHURCH SAYS NO MORE SNOW CT-VO


ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

THAT'S THE MESSAGE. FROM ONE CHURCH IN CONNECTICUT.

THE SIGN OUTSIDE TERRYVILLE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, IN PLYMOUTH SAYS IT ALL.

"WHOEVER IS PRAYING FOR SNOW. PLEASE STOP."

THERE HAVE BEEN SEVEN SNOW STORMS, THIS MONTH ALONE.

SOME WARMER WEATHER IS IN THE FORECAST. BUT NOW THE CONCERN TURNS TO ICE DAMS AND LEAKY ROOFS. Return to index of stories...


BURGLAR ON THE COUCH-OC-SS


A CENTRAL FLORIDA WOMAN SAYS SHE WOKE UP TO FIND A STRANGE MAN SLEEP ON HER COUCH.

MOUNT DORA OFFICERS ARRESTED THIS MAN.

THE WOMAN SAYS SHE WAS MAKING COFFEE.WHEN SHE HEARD SNORING COMING FROM HER LIVING ROOM.

SHE FOUND THE MAN ASLEEP UNDER A BLANKET.

OFFICERS WOKE HIM UP AND FOUND HIM HOLDING A BUTCHER'S KNIFE.

OFFICERS SAY EVIDENCE ON HIM.LINKED HIM TO THREE OTHER BURGLARIES. Return to index of stories...


DUCT TAPED TO WALL-VO


IT WAS AN ENGINEERS DREAM --- USING DUCT TAPE, FOR A VERY SPECIAL PURPOSE.

EMPLOYEES OF LOCKHEED MARTIN. GOT TO TAPE THEIR CO-WORKERS TO THE WALL.

IT'S A COMPETITION, PART OF NATIONAL ENGINEERS WEEK. TO SEE WHOSE DESIGN, WOULD LAST THE LONGEST.

THE TIME TO BEAT IS 20-MINUTES. Return to index of stories...


MARDI GRAS RULES-VO


THE FLOATS ARE READY TO ROLL!

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT MARDI GRAS IN NEW ORLEANS NEXT MONTH.

GET READY FOR NEW RULES THIS YEAR.

IF YOU PLAN TO PARTY, TAKE NOTE.

LADDERS, TENTS AND GRILLS MUST BE SIX FEET FROM THE CURB.

CHAIRS, BBQ GRILLS OR ICE CHESTS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE INTERSECTIONS.

LAW ENORCEMENT IS CRACKING DOWN.

YOU'VE BEEN WARNED, BUT HAVE A GOOD TIME! Return to index of stories...


RACEY SPACEY PHOTOS-VO


EVERY YEAR, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. TRIES TO TOP LAST YEAR'S SWIMSUIT EDITION.

THIS YEAR. THEY WENT TO ZERO-GRAVITY.

THAT'S KATE UPTON.

KATE AND THE SPORTS ILLUSTRATED CREW. BOARDED "G FORCE 1" IN FLORIDA. FOR THEIR TOP SECRET SHOOT.

THE PLANE CLIMBS STEEPLY, THEN DIVES.

AT THE TOP OF THE HUMP, PASSENGERS EXPERIENCE WEIGHTLESSNESS FOR ABOUT 30 SECONDS.

AND PAY FIVE-THOUSAND BUCKS. TO FLY UP AND DOWN ABOUT 15 TIMES. Return to index of stories...


RACEY SPACEY PHOTOS-SOTVO


Twirling. I was upside down. It was one of my favorite experiences so far in my life.

ZERO GRAVITY FLIGHTS. HAVE A REPUTATION FOR BEING SO-CALLED VOMIT COMETS.

BUT THE COMPANY ZERO G. SAYS ONLY FOUR PERCENT OF THEIR PASSENGERS ACTUALLY GET SICK---

AND KATE UPTON WASN'T ONE OF THEM. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT


ONLY 30 PERCENT OF CATS AND DOGS ARE ADOPTED FROM SHELTERS.

NOW THERE'S A NEW PUSH. TO SAVE ANIMALS.

WE SPEAK TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE HUMANE SOCIETY WEIGHING IN ON NEW FLORIDA LAWS.

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TZ5 A SHELTER PET PROJECT-VO-WIPE


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WEATHER TEASE-WX ID


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SHELTER PET PROJECT-2SHOT-OBX-SAT LIVE


HERE'S A STAGGERING FACT

17 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS. WILL GET A NEW CAT OR DOG.THIS YEAR

BUT ONLY ABOUT 30% OF CATS AND DOGS ARE ADOPTED FROM SHELTERS

THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES. IS TRYING TO CHANGE THAT.

AND SO IS LEE COUNTY.

WITH SOME NEW ORDINANCES.

THIS MORNING WE'RE JOINED BY WAYNE PACELLE PRESIDENT & CEO OF THE HUMANE SOCIETY.

AND RICH AVANZINO. WHO'S WITH MADDIE'S FUND

GOOD MORNING.

--- THE PROJECT IS TO INCREASE ADOPTIONS?

---HERE LOCALLY. STARTING MAY 1. NEW RULES REQURING SPAYING AND NEUTERING FOR PETS OVER 6 MONTHS.

DO RULES LIKE THIS REALLY CREATE CHANGE?

---A BIG ISSUE IN FLORIDA RIGHT NOW. IS THE CONDITION OF GREYHOUND DOGS. ACTIVISTS WANT LAWS REQUIRING TRACKS TO REPORT INJURIES.

AND THEY'D ULTIMATELY LIKE TO SEE GAMING FACILITIES DROP RACING.

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THIS??

------HOW DO WE STOP PUPPY MILLS.AND ANIMAL HORDING. WE SEE A LOT OF THESE CASES IN FLORIDA.

-- IS RACING HARMFUL TO GREYHOUNDS

-- DO YOU FEEL THERE'S MORE AWARENESS NOW WITH THINGS LIKE MADDIE'S FUND?

---WHAT ABOUT PEOPLE WHO WANT PURE BREDS?

THANK YOU AGAIN. WAYNE PACELLE PRESIDENT & CEO OF THE HUMANE SOCIETY

AND RICH AVANZINO WHO'S WITH MADDIE'S FUND

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON MADDIE'S FUND. GO TO ABC-7.COM

CLICK ON SITES ON 7

NOTES --- HERE'S WHAT THE NEW ORDINACNE WILL DO.

The proposed ordinance changes include:

• Requiring spaying/neutering for dogs and cats over 6 months, except those bred by professionals.

• Forbidding permanently tethering dogs outside, and requiring outdoor dogs to have accessible shelter.

• Mandating that professional breeders prove membership in a nationally recognized club, such as the American Kennel Club, to be allowed to breed and sell cats and dogs.

• Creating a license for pet stores to avoid the sale of unhealthy pets and those from puppy mills. Return to index of stories...


GREYHOUND DEATHS-VO


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SHELTER VIDEO-VO


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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.

ANOTHER SUNNY, WARM DAY

Our Thursday morning is off to a mild start and temperatures will be climbing through the day. Afternoon highs will be near 80 at the beaches to the mid 80s inland. We'll see lots of sunshine today with just a few fair weather clouds. Winds will be from the southeast around 10-15 mph with gusts near 20 mph with the sea breeze coming in to the beaches during the afternoon hours.

For Friday, more cloud cover will arrive as a front pushes its way toward the area. We could even see a couple of showers during the afternoon hours, but the best chance for that shower activity will be in the inland areas. We'll be a couple of degrees cooler on Friday due to the cloud cover.

That front will likely stall just to our north. Then through the weekend it will stay just north of us, but will wobble north and south a bit. Since it now looks like that front will stay north of us, our weekend weather pans out ok. We'll have highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid and upper 60s. We'll see partly to mostly sunny skies with only a stray shower. It now looks like our better rain chance waits until the middle of next week. Return to index of stories...


FACEBOOK BUYS WHATSUP APP-VO


FACEBOOK IS EXPANDING ITS MOBILE MESSAGING NETWORK.

19 BILLION DOLLARS IN CASH AND STOCK.

THE AGREEMENT ALSO PROVIDES AN ADDITIONAL THREE BILLION. IN STOCK GRANTS FOR "WHATSAPP'S" FOUNDERS AND EMPLOYEES.

IF THEY STAY EMPLOYED BY FACEBOOK FOR FOUR YEARS.

"WHATSAPP" IS USED BY MORE THAN 450 MILLION PEOPLE.

IT ALLOWS USERS TO SEND TEXT MESSAGES WORLDWIDE.FOR FREE. OVER THE INTERNET. Return to index of stories...


APPLE NEW ITUNES FESTIVAL-TRX-VO


APPLE IS PLANNING. ITS FIRST. ITUNES FESTIVAL IN THE U.S.

THE CONCERT SERIES. IS PART OF SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST IN AUSTIN, TEXAS.

COLDPLAY, IMAGINE DRAGONS AND KEITH URBAN. ARE EXPECTED TO PERFORM.

THE FREE FESTIVAL, GOES MARCH 11TH TO MARCH 15TH.

ITUNES USERS CAN STREAM IT ON-DEMAND, THROUGH THE ITUNES STORE. Return to index of stories...


FLOTUS ON FALLON-OC-NATS-VO


SO WHO'S A FAN OF THE NEW TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON?

YOU'RE NOT THE ONLY ONE.

nats of fallon introducing first lady

MICHELLE OBAMA JOINS JIMMY DURING HIS FIRST WEEK AS HOST OF THE ICONIC SHOW.

SHE'LL DO IT WHILE RATINGS ARE GOOD.

AND THAT'S AN UNDER STATEMENT.

THE TONIGHT SHOW IS SEEING THE BEST NUMBERS SINCE 2009. Return to index of stories...


TEASE SIX-2-SHOT


IF YOU WANT TO DO TO SOMETHING FUN FOR SPRING BREAK.

THERE'S NEW THINGS COMING TO BUSCH GARDENS.

WE'LL TELL YOU CAN EXPECT NEXT. Return to index of stories...


TZ6 A BUSCH GARDENS 022014-VO


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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...


BUSCH GARDENS 022014-LOOKLIVE PKG


--FUN CARD

- NEW THIS YEAR PAY FOR A DAY AND COME BACK ALL YEAR.

--NEW TV SHOW "THE WILDLIFE DOCS" ---SHOWS VETS WORKIGN THROUGHOUT THE PARK AND WITH ANIMAL CARE CENTER.

-PEOPLE DON'T REALIZE BUSCH GARDENS HUGE CONSERVATION PARK

-FALCON'S FURY WILL BE OPEN IN SPRING. IT'S NORTH. AMERICA'S TALLEST FREE-STANDING DROP TOWER

BANDS BREW & BBB--BIGGEST FESTIVAL OF YEAR 10 CONCERTS

-THROUGH MARCH 9-- EVERY SAT AND SUNDAY

THIS WEEKEND JUSTIN MOORE

SUNDAY BRET MICHAELS

--MORE THAN 100 BEERS

FOR MORE INFO ABC-7.COM Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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TS1) FM SHOOTING-SS


THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING A SHOOTING.

THEY RECEIVED A CALL ABOUT SHOTS FIRED IN THE AREA OF MISSISSIPPI AVE AND PALM BEACH BOULEVARD.

TWO PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED.

PALM BEACH BOULEVARD IS NOW RE-OPENED.

WE WILL BRING YOU ANY UPDATES. Return to index of stories...


TS2) UKRAINE UPDATE-VOTOPS


NOW THE NEWEST INFORMATION IN UKRAINE GUN FIRE CROSSED THE WIRE 100 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED AND 500 HURT IN THE VIOLENT PROTESTS.

ALSO NEW THIS MORNING. A TOP KIEV OFFICIAL FROM THE PRESIDENT'S PARTY AND THE MAYOR BOTH RESIGN.

THE PRESIDENT BLAMES THE PROTESTERS FOR BREAKING A TRUCE. SAYING THEY WERE JUST BUYING TIME BEFORE THEY BROUGHT IN GUNS.

DEMONSTRATORS ARE UPSET THE PRESIDENT SHELVED AN ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT WITH THE *E-U*. IN FAVOR OF CLOSER TIES WITH RUSSIA. Return to index of stories...


TS3) CARPORT FIRE-VOTOPS


THE FIRE IS OUT THIS MORNING.

BUT THE INVESTIGATION IS JUST STARTING.

THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL. WILL BE AT THE DIPLOMAT CLUB CONDOS.

12 CARS ARE BURNED TO A CRISP UNDER THE CAR PORT. ON GULFSHORE BOULEVARD WEDNESDAY.

THERE'S ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGE.

COUNT ON ABC SEVEN. TO FIND OUT HOW THE FIRE STARTED. Return to index of stories...


TS3) GOLDEN GATE TEACHER-VOTOPS


A GOLDEN GATE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER DEREK HARP. IS OUT OF THE CLASSROOM.

COLLIER DEPUTIES TELL US HE EXCHANGED NUDE PHOTOS. WITH A STUDENT.

THAT MOVE.NOW HAS HIM WORKING IN ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES.

WHILE THE DISTRICT CONTINUES AN INVESTIGATION.

DEPUTIES SAY IT HAPPENED WITH A TEENAGE STUDENT FROM ANOTHER SCHOOL DURING CHRISTMAS BREAK.

NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE. Return to index of stories...


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...