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DIRECTORS PAGE TEASE TWO
HEADLINES TZ2 APPLYING FOR AID-VOTOPS
HL 1) 75 CRASH LATEST-SOTVO TZ2 GATOR CIRCLE PAVING-SOTVO
HL 2) POT SMOKING PARENTS-SSTOPS WX TEASE-WXWALL
HL 3) LEE GUN TO SCHOOL-VOTOPS WEATHER-CLIP
HL 4) JP WEATHER-WX WALL WEATHER-PWC
BREAKING NEWS OPEN-CLIP WEATHER-WXWALL
DEATH INVESTIGATION-OTS-SS LAST YEAR OF FCAT-2SHOT-VO
BIG STORY-CLIP APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID-OTS-VO
75 CRASH GOOD SAMARITAN-SOTVO APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID-SOTVO
75 CRASH GOOD SAMARITAN-2SH-VO DEVELOPING OPEN-CLIP
75 CRASH GOOD SAMARITAN-SOTVO GATOR CIRCLE PAVING-OTS-VO
KIK SEX ASSAULT-OTS-SS-VO GATOR CIRCLE PAVING-SOTVO
KIK SEX ASSAULT-SOTVO ROLLING STONE BAR-TRX-VOTOPS
KIK SEX ASSAULT-OTS ROLLING STONE BAR-SOTVO
POT SMOKING PARENTS-2SH-SS-VO COMING UP NEXT-CLIP
POT SMOKING PARENTS-ONCAM TEASE THREE-POP
DEVELOPING OPEN-CLIP TZ3 A-VO-DISS
LAKE MARY EVACUATION-VOTOPS TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP
LEE CO GUN TO SCHOOL-OTS-SS-VO 11PM TZ1) INFANT CPR-SOTVO-WIPE
LEE CO GUN TO SCHOOL-SOT-CG-SS 11PM TZ2) MOM CONFRONTS DUI-SOTVO
TIN CITY ROBBERY-TRX-VOTOPS SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
SULLIVAN APPEAL-OTS-VO FGCU MEN-SOTTOPS
SULLIVAN APPEAL-SOTVO FGCU MEN-POPMON
DUI RIDE ALONG-TRX-VOTOPS FLORIDA GATORS-VOTOPS
DUI RIDE ALONG-SOTVO FLORIDA GATORS-SOTVO
NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP MINNESOTA TWINS-POPMON
TEASE ONE MINNESOTA TWINS-VOTOPS
TZ1 CAPE WOMAN OFF GRID-SOTVO MINNESOTA TWINS-SOTVO
TZ1 FL HOMELESSNESS-VOTOPS COORS LIGHT OPEN-VO
CAPE WOMAN OFF THE GRID-2SH-PUSH-VO COORS LIGHT OPEN-SOTTOPS
CAPE WOMAN OFF THE GRID-SOTVO WGC GOLF-VOTOPS
FL HOMLESSNESS-WIPE-VOTOPS MANZIEL-VOTOPS
2020 TONIGHT-TC-SOTVO MANZIEL-SOTTOPS
2020 TONIGHT-SOTVO-SS-OC GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-4 SHOT
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HEADLINES


Sot robin Rosario, hero

That moment had to be the most terrifying moment of my life."

BUT HER FEAR DID NOT SHOW!

NOW AT 7 --

THE COURAGEOUS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WOMAN -- WHO PULLED A CRASH VICTIM FROM A MANGLED CAR -- AND SAVED LIVES!

PLUS --

THIS COUPLE DECIDED TO GET HIGH -- WITH THEIR YOUNG CHILDREN ALONG FOR THE RIDE.

WHAT ELSE DEPUTIES FOUND WITHIN REACH OF A BABY AND TODDLER.

THEN --

A LEE COUNTY STUDENT PUT HIS ENTIRE SCHOOL ON LOCKDOWN.

NEW TONIGHT --

THE GUN RESOURCE OFFICERS FOUND IN HIS POCKET --

AND WHY FELLOW STUDENTS WERE CONFUSED ABOUT WHAT WENT DOWN NEXT.

THE NEWS AT 7 STARTS NOW. Return to index of stories...


HL 1) 75 CRASH LATEST-SOTVO


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HL 2) POT SMOKING PARENTS-SSTOPS


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HL 3) LEE GUN TO SCHOOL-VOTOPS


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HL 4) JP WEATHER-WX WALL


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BREAKING NEWS OPEN-CLIP


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DEATH INVESTIGATION-OTS-SS


WE'RE FOLLOWING BREAKING NEWS OUT OF BONITA SPRINGS.

AN ABC7 CREW IS ON THE SCENE OF AN ACTIVE DEATH INVESTIGATION.

IT'S HAPPENING ALONG LEE COURT.

THAT'S BETWEEN IMPERIAL PARKWAY -- AND I-75.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING.

AGAIN -- WE'RE WORKING TO LEARN MORE RIGHT NOW ABOUT THIS DEATH INVESTIGATION IN BONITA SPRINGS.

WE'LL UPDATE YOU THROUGHOUT THIS NEWSCAST WITH ANY BREAKING DETAILS. Return to index of stories...


BIG STORY-CLIP


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75 CRASH GOOD SAMARITAN-SOTVO


Sot Ernie Tolson, her

I witnessed this explosion, and as I was driving by I see this woman

trying to drag this man out of the burning truck."

--BUTT SOT--

Sot robin

He looked at me and said dont leave me and I started to cry and said

then you have to help me because you're stuck and I can't get you

out."

OFF THE INTERSTATE --

INTO A CONCRETE WALL --

AND ENGULFED IN FLAMES!

OUR BIG STORY AT SEVEN --

ABC-7 HEARS FROM A GOOD SAMARITAN -- WHO LIKELY SAVED A LIFE. Return to index of stories...


75 CRASH GOOD SAMARITAN-2SH-VO


IT STARTED WITH A FIREY TRUCK CRASH ON I-75 --

RIGHT NEAR GOLDEN GATE.

TWO HEROS KEPT IT FROM TURNING DEADLY.

WE FIRST TOLD YOU ABOUT THE CRASH, THURSDAY ON ABC7 NEWS AT FIVE.

THIS IS WHAT'S LEFT BEHIND.

TROOPERS TELL US THE DRIVER WAS UNCONSCIOUS WHEN THEY ARRIVED.

ROBIN ROSARIO WAS FIRST TO TRY TO HELP THE DRIVER.

SHE COULDN'T GET HIM OUT OF HIS TRUCK.

ERNIE TOLSON SAW HER STRUGGLING, PULLED OVER AND GOT ALL OF THEM TO SAFETY BEFORE THE TRUCK ERUPTED IN FLAMES. Return to index of stories...


75 CRASH GOOD SAMARITAN-SOTVO


Ernie Tolson, pulled man from truck

She's my hero, if I was ever in an accident I would want her to try

and save me

--BUTT SOT--

Robin Rosario, pulled man from truck.

I went home I called my family, everyone I love, to tell the how much

I love them, how much I appreciate them,

THE DRIVER WENT TO NAPLES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL WITH NON LIFE THREATENING INJURIES.

FDOT SAYS THEY'LL START WORKING TO REPAIR THE SOUND WALL NEXT WEEK. Return to index of stories...


KIK SEX ASSAULT-OTS-SS-VO


OUR OTHER BIG STORY --

A 15 YEAR OLD SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CLAIMS TWO MEN RAPED HER.

ONE FACES CHARGES TONIGHT.

DEPUTIES SAY 25-YEAR-OLD SEAN CHOUNEM AND THE CAPE CORAL TEEN TALKED FOR SEVERAL WEEKS ON THE SMARTPHONE APP "KIK" --

BEFORE AGREEING TO MEET IN PERSON.

CHOUNEM AND ANOTHER FRIEND ARE ACCUSED OF DRIVING THE TEENAGE GIRL BACK TO HIS GOLDEN GATE HOUSE.

SHE SAYS, THEY THEN FORCED HER TO HAVE SEX MULTIPLE TIMES. Return to index of stories...


KIK SEX ASSAULT-SOTVO


Erika Donalds/President, Parents Rock, Mother

"it is a concern for parents because there is a crossover that goes into the school day and it's a danger to have these devices in the classroom because of these types of applications and that type of danger is only going to grow."

TONIGHT --

CHOUNEM IS BEING HELD AT THE NAPLES JAIL CENTER ON $150,000 BOND. Return to index of stories...


KIK SEX ASSAULT-OTS


THE DISTURBING INCIDENT IS JUST THE LATEST CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING "KIK."

IT'S A FREE APP THAT ALLOWS USERS TO SHARE MESSAGES AND PHOTOS WITH ONE ANOTHER.

ABC-7 DID SOME DIGGING.

WE FOUND OUT -- USERS MUST BE 17 YEARS OLD TO DOWNLOAD THE APP.

BUT ANYONE CAN LIE ABOUT THEIR AGE, BY SIMPLY PRESSING A BUTTON THAT SAYS THEY ARE 17.

THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED WITH THE 15 YEAR OLD. Return to index of stories...


POT SMOKING PARENTS-2SH-SS-VO


TWO PEOPLE PULLED OVER IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA GOT BUSTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING.

BUT THAT'S NOT THE WORST PART.

INVESTIGATORS SAY TWO YOUNG CHILDREN WERE IN THE CAR.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED STEVE GABRIEL AND FRANCIA POMPILUS LAST NIGHT IN COLLIER COUNTY.

DEPUTIES STOPPED THE COUPLE IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

THAT'S WHEN THEY SMELLED MARIJUANA.

IN THE BACK SEAT THEY FOUND A 2 YEAR OLD AND 11 MONTH OLD.

RIGHT NEXT TO THOSE CHILDREN -- COCAINE. Return to index of stories...


POT SMOKING PARENTS-ONCAM


TONIGHT --

THE COUPLE FACES DRUG AND CHILD NEGLECT CHARGES.

WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT THE CHILDREN'S RELATIONSHIP TO THE MAN.

D-C-F BELIEVES HE IS THEIR FATHER. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING OPEN-CLIP


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LAKE MARY EVACUATION-VOTOPS


DEVELOPING TONIGHT IN CENTRAL FLORIDA --

SOMEONE CALLED 911 SAYING SHOTS WERE FIRED AT A SEMINOLE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL.

IT WAS A HOAX.

DEPUTIES DID NOT FIND ANYTHING IN THE SCHOOL.

THIS CHOPPER VIDEO SHOWS STUDENTS EVACUATING.

RIGHT NOW -- AUTHORITIES ARE FOLLOWING LEADS ABOUT THE PERSON WHO MADE THE CALL AND SAY THEY'LL HOLD THAT PERSON ACCOUNTABLE LEGALLY AND FINANCIALLY. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO GUN TO SCHOOL-OTS-SS-VO


A LEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT IS ACCUSED OF TAKING AN UNLOADED GUN TO SCHOOL.

NEW DETAILS TONIGHT.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY -- 15-YEAR-OLD DARRIUS HARDEN CARRIED THE GUN IN HIS POCKET.

OFFICIALS SAY A TIPSTER ALERTED THE SCHOOL'S RESOURCE OFFICER.

THAT'S WHEN THEY FOUND AN UNLOADED, 38-CALIBER HANDGUN.

DEPUTIES SAY HARDEN'S PARENTS HAVE HANDED OVER THE AMMUNITION FOR THAT GUN.

STUDENTS TOLD ABC-7 -- THE SCHOOL WENT ON LOCKDOWN YESTERDAY -- BUT THEY DIDN'T KNOW WHY. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO GUN TO SCHOOL-SOT-CG-SS


Cierra Reasoner/ student "I didn't know anything real had happened.

They didnt say anything, it was kind of like a joke."

13:31:47-13:31:52

--BUTT SOT--

Joey Reza/ student "it's crazy. Could've shot somebody. Could've

done anything."

THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD RELEASED A STATEMENT, SAYING IN PART --

"AT NO TIME WAS THE UNLOADED WEAPON USED BY THIS STUDENT OR WERE OTHER

STUDENTS ENDANGERED WITH IT. THE PRESENCE OF THIS ITEM IS A SERIOUS

VIOLATION OF OUT CODE OF CONDUCT AND A CRIMINAL OFFENSE."

THE TEEN IS FACING A FELONY CHARGE TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


TIN CITY ROBBERY-TRX-VOTOPS


TONIGHT, NAPLES POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR A ROBBER WHO HIT A TIN CITY BUSINESS.

THIS IS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM THE M AND M CAFÉ.

THE ROBBERY HAPPENED AROUND 9:30 LAST NIGHT.

YOU CAN SEE --

THE MASKED MAN WITH A GUN.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION -- CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


SULLIVAN APPEAL-OTS-VO


CAPE CORAL'S FORMER MAYOR JOHN SULLIVAN ISN'T BACKING DOWN!

SULLIVAN TOLD ABC-7 TODAY -- HE PLANS TO ASK A JUDGE TO RECONSIDER YESTERDAY'S RULING.

SULLIVAN WANTED THE JUDGE TO THROW OUT NOVEMBER'S ELECTION RESULTS --

CLAIMING STATE ELECTION LAW WAS VIOLATED.

SHE CALLED HIS ARGUMENT MERITLESS.

TODAY, HE TOLD US THE CITY FACES A BROKEN ELECTION SYSTEM WHICH RAISES DOUBTS ABOUT WHO SHOULD BE CAPE CORAL'S LEADER.

SULLIVAN AND HIS SUPPORTERS PLAN TO MOVE FORWARD WITH A MOTION. Return to index of stories...


SULLIVAN APPEAL-SOTVO


John Sullivan, Former Cape Coral Mayor

3056 "It's a glass half full half empty thing we have an opportunity to fix a broken system. I think we need to move forward and get it fixed."

SULLIVAN LOST TO CURRENT MAYOR MARNI SAWICKI BY 121 VOTES.

THE JUDGE ORDERED SULLIVAN TO PAY THE LEGAL BILLS IN THIS CASE. Return to index of stories...


DUI RIDE ALONG-TRX-VOTOPS


IF YOU'RE PLANNING ON GOING OUT TONIGHT - LISTEN UP.

STARTING AT TEN OCLOCK FLORIDA TROOPERS WILL START IT'S "DUI WOLFPACK DETAIL."

ABC-7 CAMERAS ROAD ALONG WITH F-H-P TODAY AS THEY PREPARED TO RAMP UP DUI CHECKPOINTS.

TROOPERS TELL US THIS ALLOWS THEM TO CONCENTRATE ON DRUNK DRIVING. Return to index of stories...


DUI RIDE ALONG-SOTVO


George Smyrniosm FHP

:56:06 Its kind of like fishing- you have 100 fisherman you're going

to catch more fish, but if you have only three fisherman you're going

relatively fewer fish.

THE DUI WOLFPACK COVERS LEE, CHARLOTTE AND MANATEE COUNTY.

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TEASE ONE


23:29 "I'm choosing to live without being dependent on the system." Speronis

HER CAREFREE -- "OFF-THE-GRID" LIFESTYLE IS A TOPIC OF DISCUSSION AMONG CAPE CORAL OFFICIALS.

SOLAR PANELS AND RAINWATER.

UP NEXT --

WHY A NAPLES LAYWER FELT COMPELLED TO STEP IN.

PLUS -- YOU'LL NEVER GUESS HOW HIGH FLORIDA RANKS WHEN IT COMES TO HOMELESS RESIDENTS.

NEW TONIGHT -- THE PUSH TO HELP THOSE WHO NEED IT MOST.

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TZ1 CAPE WOMAN OFF GRID-SOTVO


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TZ1 FL HOMELESSNESS-VOTOPS


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CAPE WOMAN OFF THE GRID-2SH-PUSH-VO


A CAPE CORAL WOMAN WHO'S BEEN LIVING OFF THE GRID NOW HAS A MONTH TO "PLUG IN" OR FACE THE CONSEQUENCES.

ROBIN SPERONIS REFUSES TO USE CITY POWER AND WATER.

SHE CLAIMS IT'S HER RIGHT.

IT'S A LIFESTYLE MANY PEOPLE -- COULD NEVER LIVE.

SPERONIS FIGURED OUT HOW TO LIVE OFF THE GRID, MORE THAN A YEAR AGO.

SHE HAS NO POWER OR RUNNING WATER.

SHE DEPENDS ON SOLAR POWER AND RAIN WATER. Return to index of stories...


CAPE WOMAN OFF THE GRID-SOTVO


"I don't have to justify my life, they have to that's the way our system of justice works.they have justify it, I don't."

--BUTT SOT--

09:10 "What happened here is people don't talk to us or cooperate and we don't communicate then we are forced to use the legal tools at our disposal." Frank Cassidy, Cape Coral Code Enforcement

A NAPLES ATTORNEY SAYS HE WANTED TO ACT WHEN HE HEARD HER STORY.

HE'S REPRESENTING HER FOR FREE.

A SPECIAL MAGISTRATE RULED SPERONIS IS NOT GUILTY OF NOT HAVING A PROPER SEWER OR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM.

HE FOUND HER GUILTY OF NOT BEING HOOKED UP TO AN APPROVED WATER SUPPLY.

THE CITY IS PREPARED TO TAKE FURTHER ACTION. Return to index of stories...


FL HOMLESSNESS-WIPE-VOTOPS


THRE'S A HOMELESS FUNDING BILL IN TALLAHASEE.

IT CREATES A FUNDING SOURCE TO ASSIST FLORIDA'S HOMELESS.

ABC7 FOUND OUT -- FLORIDA HAS THE 3-RD HIGHEST HOMELESS POPULATION IN THE U-S.

THE BILL CREATES "CHALLENGE GRANTS" -- THE STATE WOULD MATCH FUNDING OF LOCAL HOMELESS PROGRAMS.

NEITHER THE HOUSE OR SENATE HAS PICKED UP THE MEASURE. Return to index of stories...


2020 TONIGHT-TC-SOTVO


RIGHT NOW -- WE'RE LOOKING AHEAD TO ANOTHER EPISODE OF 20-20.

A PERFECT WIFE --

A SUSPICIOUS DEATH --

AND THE MYSTERIOUS NANNY WHO FIT IN ALL-TOO WELL.

ELIZABETH VARGAS:

Why would you go to her funeral? Who invited you?

GYPSY:

Uh, no one invited me. I just found out where it was.

ELIZABETH VARGAS:

You crashed her funeral?

GYPSY:

I-I had felt sorry that I had been involved with Martin

inappropriately. I-I felt sorry-

ELIZABETH VARGAS:

And that was the way to show that sorrow was to go to her funeral?

GYPSY

No one knew who I was.

ELIZABETH VARGAS:

Martin knew who you were.

GYPSY

Martin knew who I was and that's why I was there. I knew it

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2020 TONIGHT-SOTVO-SS-OC


ELIZABETH VARGAS

You understand that from

the outside looking in, you're having an

affair with this man, the wife inexplicably

dies / you show up to her funeral, send

him text messages during the funeral,

/it looks like you've come in to claim your

prize.

I did not look at it like that.

IT'S A DISTURBING INTERVIEW --

WITH TONS OF TWISTS AND TURNS.

ELIZABETH VARGAS SITS DOWN WITH THE SO-CALLED "PERFECT NANNY"

THAT'S TONIGHT AT 10 -- RIGHT HERE ON ABC-7.

OF COURSE -- STICK AROUND FOR ABC-7 NEWS AT 11

RIGHT AFTER TONIGHT'S 20-20. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE TWO


SENDING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA STUDENTS TO COLLEGE --

THAT'S THE INITIATIVE ONE GROUP IS MAKING TONIGHT.

THERE'S A TON OF SCHOLARSHIP MONEY OUT THERE --

HOW YOU CHILDREN CAN EARN A SHARE.

PLUS THIS --

"I asked them they said they'd be out here Monday or Tuesday. Well, it's been a month and a half."

FRUSTRATED --

AND DOWNRIGHT ANGRY CAPE CORAL RESIDENTS --

SPEAKING OUT TONIGHT, SURROUNDING DEPLORABLE ROAD CONDITIONS IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD.

NEW AT 7 --

WHAT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE ISSUE. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 APPLYING FOR AID-VOTOPS


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TZ2 GATOR CIRCLE PAVING-SOTVO


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WEATHER-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


MORE WARMTH FOR THE WEEKEND

We've closed the work week with plenty of cloud cover courtesy of a frontal system in North Florida. A few showers will be possible early this evening, with temps holding in the 70s. Fog may again develop inland overnight, with mild lows in the upper 60s.

We will start the weekend Saturday on a somewhat cloudy note. The front will stay north of the area, but will provide enough moisture for clouds and possible a few showers inland. Temps stay warm Saturday, with highs in the mid 80s.

Clouds diminish for Sunday, with partly cloudy skies expected. A very isolated shower is possible, but most areas will stay dry. Highs on Sunday again climb into the mid 80s.

The warmth and the humidity stays in place to start next week. We open Monday with partly cloudy skies and again a chance of a very isolated shower. Highs on Monday again will be in the mid 80s.

Tuesday will be a repeat of Monday, with partly cloudy skies and highs in the mid 80s.

The frontal boundary finally pushes towards Southwest Florida mid to late week. It will bring more clouds and rain showers to the area. Right now, the best chance for rain looks to be late Wednesday into early Thursday.

Temps will cool to close out next week, with highs only in the low 70s. Return to index of stories...


LAST YEAR OF FCAT-2SHOT-VO


LOOKING AHEAD -

FLORIDA STUDENTS ARE PREPARING FOR THE F-CAT WRITING TEST -- FOR THE LAST TIME.

STARTING TUESDAY - STUDENTS IN 4TH, 8TH, AND 10TH GRADES WILL TAKE THE TEST.

NOT ONLY IS THIS THE LAST YEAR OF THE F-CAT -- A NEW TEST WILL REPLACE IT NEXT YEAR

THE F-CAT HAS RECEIVED HARSH CRITICISIM SINCE IT DEBUTED IN 1997.

WE'RE LOOKING AHEAD TO MARCH -- WHEN STATE EDUCATION OFFICIALS ARE EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE THE NEW TEST.

FLORIDA ALSO PLASN TO OVERHAUL IT'S SCHOOL GRADING SYSTEM. Return to index of stories...


APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID-OTS-VO


MEATIME -

A NEW ORGANIZATION IS GOING HIGH TECH TO HELP SOUTHWEST FLORIDA STUDENTS GET MONEY FOR COLLEGE.

FUTURE-MAKERS IS VISITING COLLEGE FAIRS LIKE THIS ONE AT LEHIGH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL.

THE GROUP MENTORS STUDENTS AND ENCOURAGES THEM TO FILL OUT THE FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID.

LAST MONTH COACHES STARTED USING A MOBILE APP CALLED "GRAD APP" TO HELP STUDENTS JUMP THROUGH ALL OF THE HOOPS.

STUDENTS SAY THEY'LL TAKE ANY HELP THEY CAN GET. Return to index of stories...


APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID-SOTVO


21:40:50 it's gonna help out tremendously. Just saving money for my mom and dads pockets and being able to keep me away from having to pay loans off in the future. 21:41:00

EXPERTS ESTIMATE FLORIDA'S HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS LEFT 100-MILLION DOLLARS IN FINANCIAL AID ON THE TABLE LAST YEAR.

THERE ARE DIFFERENT DEADLINES TO APPLY FOR AID - BUT MOST ARE FIRST COME FIRST SERVED - SO SENIORS SHOULD APPLY SOON. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING OPEN-CLIP


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GATOR CIRCLE PAVING-OTS-VO


DEVELOPING IN CAPE CORAL.

RESIDENTS IN ONE COMMUNITY -- ARE LIVID ABOUT ROAD CONDTIONS.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS --

ALONG NORTHEAST 33-RD STREET -- NEAR GATOR CIRLCE -- CRUMBLING ASPHALT AND GIANT POTHOLES PLAGUE DRIVERS AND PEDESTRIANS.

NEIGHBORS REACHED OUT TO ABC-7 AFTER CREWS SCRAPPED THE ROAD AND LEFT WEEKS AGO.

THEY WORRY THE ROAD WILL NEVER GET FIXED. Return to index of stories...


GATOR CIRCLE PAVING-SOTVO


Tim Thurston, Drives on NE 33rd Street

0220 "Please do something. We're paying all these taxes. You're saying you're going to do something. I don't see any action."

CITY CREWS PROMISE NORTHEAST 33RD WILL GET NEW ASPHALT IN THE COMING WEEKS.

OTHER PAVING PROJECTS ARE ON HOLD PENDING THE OUTCOME OF A COURT CHALLENGE ABOUT THE FIRE SERVICE ASSESSMENT. Return to index of stories...


ROLLING STONE BAR-TRX-VOTOPS


A SMALL LEHIGH RESTAURANT IS FACING A FEDERAL LAWSUIT FROM ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE.

THE TWO HAVE BEEN IN A BATTLE SINCE THE ROLLING STONE LIBATION COMPANY RECEIVED A CEAST AND DESIST LETTER BACK IN OCTOBER.

THE PROBLEM -- THE RESTAURANT'S NAME.

THE MAGAZINE TOLD ABC-7 -- THE NAME IS TRADEMARKED AND FILED SUIT. Return to index of stories...


ROLLING STONE BAR-SOTVO


Bruce Keisling

Owner

34:04 as it usually happens might wins the fight and i dont know if I have the might to stand up to them for a long court battle and the financial repercussions of that 34:14

KEISLING HAD UNTIL FIVE TONIGHT --

TO CONTACT ROLLING STONE ABOUT A NAME CHANGE.

HE SAYS HE HAS ASKED THE MAGAZINE FOR AN EXTENSION.

WE'LL KEEP YOU POSTED ON HIS PROGRESS. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT-CLIP


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TEASE THREE-POP


TWINS AND RED SOX WORKING OUT TODAY. THE TWINS WERE PLAYING BASEBALL. THE SOX WERE PLAYING GOLF

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TZ3 A-VO-DISS


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TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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11PM TZ1) INFANT CPR-SOTVO-WIPE


"The big take home message is that CPR saves lives"

WE FIRST SHOWED YOU THE DRAMATIC LIFE SAVING RESCUE OF THIS LITTLE BOY ON A FLORIDA HIGHWAY--

NEW AT 11--

SEE HIS SMILING FACE AS HE RECOVERS AT THE HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


11PM TZ2) MOM CONFRONTS DUI-SOTVO


"I'm never going to forgive you. Never going to forgive you for what you did to my son.

FIVE YEARS OF PENT UP RAGE--

THIS MOM CONFRONTS THE DRUNK DRIVER WHO NEARLY KILLED HER SON--

HER HEARTWRENCHING STORY AND HOW HER SON IS DOING NOW.

THAT'S AT 11--

AFTER AN ALL NEW 20/20. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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FGCU MEN-SOTTOPS


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FGCU MEN-POPMON


THERE WILL BE NO SLEEPINIG TONIGHT AT ALICO ARENA. AFTERALL IT'S KIND OF HARD TO CATCH SOME "Z'S" WHEN YOU'VE GOT 5-THOUSAND FANS SCREAMING IN YOUR EAR. STANDING ROOM ONLY CROWD FOR THE FGCU/MERCER GAME. WITH FIRST PLACE ON THE LINE. THAT GAME IS GOING ON AS WE SPEAK. WE'LL HAVE HIGHLIGHTS AND REACTION TONIGHT AT 11. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA GATORS-VOTOPS


SPEAKING OF CONFERNCE TITLES. THE FLORIDA GATORS ARE CLOSING IN ON THEIR SECOND STRAIGHT SEC CHAMPIONSHIP

THE GATORS. ARE A PERFECT 13-0 IN CONFERENCE PLAY.

BARRING A MAJOR COLLAPSE. THE SEC TITLE IS ALL BUT THEIR'S.

GATORS LOOKING TO CONTINUE THEIR HOT PLAY SATURDAY AGAINST OLE MISS. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA GATORS-SOTVO


CONTINUE VO

DID SOMEONE SAY BEST SHOT

LEBRON JAMES TOOK A SHOT TO THE BEAK LAST NIGHT DURING THIS DRIVE TO THE BASKETBALL

THAT HIT BY SERGE IBAKA BROKE LEBRON'S NOSE. AND IS A GAME-TIME DECISION FOR SUNDAYS GAME WITH THE BULLS Return to index of stories...


MINNESOTA TWINS-POPMON


IS IT TOO SOON TO TALK ABOUT THE WORLD SERIES. ACCORDING TO THE WISE GUYS IN LAS VEGAS. THE ANSWER WOULD BE NO. TIGERS AND DODGERS ARE THE EARLY FAVORITES TO GET TO THE FALL CLASSIC. WAY DOWN THE LIST. THE MINNESOTA TWINS. 125 TO 1 ODDS OF GETTING THERE. Return to index of stories...


MINNESOTA TWINS-VOTOPS


THE TWINS ON THE FIELD ONCE AGAIN TODAY. AND WILL HAVE THEIR FIRST --- FULL SQUAD PRACTICE ON SATURDAY.

THEY HAVEN'T MADE A TRIP TO THE PLAYOFFS SINCE 2010.

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MINNESOTA TWINS-SOTVO


SHORT WORKOUT THIS MORNING FOR THE RED SOX.BECAUSE THEY WERE ON THE GOLF COURSE THIS AFTERNOON.

THE SOX TEED IT UP AT THE FOREST COUNTRY CLUB FOR THEIR ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT.

WITH ALL PROCEEDS GOING TO THE GOLISANO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL. Return to index of stories...


COORS LIGHT OPEN-VO


THE BIGGEST LITTLE GOLF TOURNAMENT RETURNS TO FORT MYERS COUNTRY CLUB THIS WEEKEND.

IT'S THE 52ND ANNUAL COORS LIGHT OPEN. BRINGING IN YOUNG STARS AND CURRENT PGA PLAYERS LIKE DEREK LAMELY AND GEORGE MCNEILL

YOU CAN SEE THESE GUYS UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL THISE WEEKEND. AND THE BEST PART. IT'S FREE Return to index of stories...


COORS LIGHT OPEN-SOTTOPS


WAIT Return to index of stories...


WGC GOLF-VOTOPS


WE'VE REACHED THE SWEET SIXTEEN OF THE WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS.

GRAEME MCDOWELL. NOT HAPPY WITH THIS TEE SHOT..

I HATE IT WHEN THIS HAPPENS. ALMOST ROLLS IN FOR A HOLE IN ONE.

MCDOWELL WOULD BEAT HUNTER MAHEN ADVANCE TO THE ELITE 8

NO NUMBER ONE SEEDS LEFT Return to index of stories...


MANZIEL-VOTOPS


NFL COMBINE CONTINUED TODAY. AND JOHNNY FOOTBALL WAS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

FEELINGS ARE MIXED ON MANZIEL. SOME THINK HE WILL BE AN INSTANT STAR. SOME. SAY HE'S TOO SMALL

TODAY. HE MEASURED IN AT 5'11--- 207 POUNDS. Return to index of stories...


MANZIEL-SOTTOPS


WAIT Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-4 SHOT


ADLIB POINTS Return to index of stories...