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BREAKING NEWS CLIP CROSSTALK WX TEASE-2SH-WX GFX
HEADLINES------------- NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIP
H1) CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-VO-WIPE NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-SAT 3 TOPS
HL2) PARENTS KIK WARNING-VO-WIPE TS1) CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-VOTOPS
HL3) GLAM ON THE GO: MAKEUP EXPRESS -VOTOPS TS2) KIEV UNDER FIRE-VOTOPS
WX HL-WX WALL TS3) TIN CITY ARMED ROBBERY-VOTOPS
NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIPTOPS MO ABDUCTION SUSPECT COURT-TRX-VO
KIEV UNDER FIRE-TRX-ANIBOX CA TRIBAL OFFICE SHOOTING-TRX-VO
KIEV UNDER FIRE-PKG JOHN MCCAIN ON HILLARY-OC SOTVO
KIEV UNDER FIRE-OC BOEHNER NEW MARCO CONDO-OC SS(2)
OBAMA DALAI LAMA-TRX-OC-VO-OC ROB FORD CELEBRATES HOCKEY WIN-TRX-VOTOPS
CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-TRX-VO MOM SCOLD DAUGHTER OVER FACEBOOK-TRX SOTVO
RADEL ELECTION-OC-CG PARENTS KIK WARNING-VO
BENACQUISTO FEC COMPLAINT-TRX-VO PARENTS KIK WARNING-SOTVO
JOHN MORGAN MEDICAL MARIJUANA-TRX-OC ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT TUITION-TRX-VO
FLOOD INSURANCE VOTE-TRX-OC 21 TO SMOKE IN CO AND UTAH-TRX-VO
WILD WEATHER-TRX-ANIBOX COLORADO TO GET $184M IN MARIJUANA TAXES-TRX-VOTOP
WILD WEATHER-PKG NAPLES DAILY NEWSMAKERS-2-SHOT
WILD WEATHER-OC NAPLES DAILY NEWSMAKERS-PKG
HAMMOND STADIUM TWINS-TRX-POP BABY SAVED-VO
HAMMOND STADIUM TWINS-REM LIVE BANK ROBBER DROPS MONEY-VO
HAMMOND STADIUM TWINS-VO TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT
HAMMOND STADIUM TWINS-REM LIVE TZ5 A BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-VO-WIPE
RED SOX CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-TRX-OC WEATHER TEASE-WX ID
MISSING KIDS FOUND-CLIP SS(2) BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-2-SHOT
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-PKG
TZ1A GLAM ON THE GO: MAKEUP EXPRESS -VOTOPS BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-OC
WEATHER TEASE-WX ID STORM WARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP
GLAM ON THE GO: MAKEUP EXPRESS -2-SHOT CROSSTALK-CAM 9 WX EST
GLAM ON THE GO: MAKEUP EXPRESS -PKG FORECAST-WX WALL
TEASE TWO-2-SHOT NEW APP HELPS YOU FIGHT PARKING TICKETS-TRX-VO
TZ2 A TIN CITY ARMED ROBBERY-VO BITCOIN ATM-VO
TORNADO LIGHTNING STRIKES TN-VOTOPS MORE CITIES FOR GOOGLE FIBER FAST INTERNET-TRX-V
STORMWARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP GOOGLE WIFI-TRX-VOTOPS
CROSSTALK INTO WX-CAM 9 WX EST STAMP FEATURING APPLE COFOUNDER STEVE JOBS-TRX-VOT
FORECAST-WXWALL AMERICANS NOT SLEEPING-OC
CLEAVA LAWSUIT-TRX-VO BEEF PRICES ON THE RISE-VO
TIN CITY ARMED ROBBERY-TRX-VOTOPS TEASE SIX-2-SHOT
LEE COUNTY SHOOTINGS-TRX-VO TZ6A KIM KARDASHIAN LASHING OUT AT THE TABLOIDS-VO
TWEET FROM THE BEAT-TRX-OC-SS FINAL CHECK OF STOCKS-SAT 3 FULL
DOWNTOWN FM MUSIC WALK-VO HOFFMAN'S WEIRD WILL-OC-VO-OC
CAPE HIRING-OC CHARLIE SHEEN FIANCE STILL MARRIED-VO
AVE MARIA ARTS-TRX-VOTOPS KIM KARDASHIAN LASHING OUT AT THE TABLOIDS-VO
TEASE THREE-2-SHOT PHARRELL WILL HAVE A NEW ALBUM-TRX-VOTOPS
TZ3 A LENA DUNHAM RETOUCHING SCANDAL-VO-WIPE MICHELLE OBAMA ON TONIGHT SHOW-OC-SOT-VO
LENA DUNHAM RETOUCHING SCANDAL-2-SHOT TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS
LENA DUNHAM RETOUCHING SCANDAL-PKG TS1) CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-VOTOPS
TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT TS2) KIEV UNDER FIRE-VOTOPS
TZ4 A MO ABDUCTION SUSPECT COURT-VO-WIPE TS3) TIN CITY ARMED ROBBERY-VOTOPS
TZ4 B MOM SCOLD DAUGHTER OVER FACEBOOK-SOTVO TS4) FLOOD INSURANCE VOTE-VOTOPS
TZ4 C 21 TO SMOKE IN CO AND UTAH-VOTOPS CLOSE-2SH-AWS ANI


BREAKING NEWS CLIP


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


A JUDGE RULED.

MARNI SAWIKI IS *THE* MAYOR OF CAPE CORAL

BUT THIS MORNING ANOTHER TWIST

COULD THE SULLIVAN CAMP BE PLOTTING AN APPEAL

AND IT'S A NEW APP.

YOUR KIDS COULD BE USING IT RIGHT NOW IN SCHOOL

ALREADY ONE SWFL TEACHER BUSTED FOR TEXING A NUDE PHOTO

WHY THIS APP MAKES THAT SO EASY

GLAM ON THE GO!

IT'S A MAKEUP ONLY STUDIO

WE'LL SHOW YOU HOW IT WORKS!

AND WHY IT COULD SAVE BIG BUCKS! Return to index of stories...


H1) CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-VO-WIPE


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HL2) PARENTS KIK WARNING-VO-WIPE


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HL3) GLAM ON THE GO: MAKEUP EXPRESS -VOTOPS


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WX HL-WX WALL


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NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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KIEV UNDER FIRE-TRX-ANIBOX


77 DEAD THIS MORNING. AND NEARLY 600 INJURED.

IN BLOODY CLASHES AND GUNFIRE, CONTINUES IN UKRAINE.

NOW THERE'S A DEAL FOR ELECTIONS AS THE PRESIDENT TRIES TO DEFUSE THE VIOLENT CRISIS.

ABC'S HAMISH MACDONALD HAS THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. Return to index of stories...


KIEV UNDER FIRE-PKG


Protestors are calling it a 'massacre'.

Watch as uniformed snipers pick-off their targets from a distance.

This is the moment a government turns on its own people, with lethal force.

Two days ago this was a hotel lobby. Today it's a field hospital.

The injured are treated on the floor, and left alongside the dead.

SOT: Female Doctor - the wounds are precision, shows these are professional

hits

Police too are suffering casualties. Each side has its victims.

Today we've been told we have to wear this on our

heads because there are snipers everywhere etc.

Ukraine is locked in a battle for its own future. Does it choose, Europe,

America and western values. Or its nearest and biggest neighbor, Russia.

The bloodshed is pushing ordinary people to extreme and violent limits. And

there may be no turning back. Return to index of stories...


KIEV UNDER FIRE-OC


THAT WAS HAMISH MACDONALD WITH THAT REPORT

THE STATE DEPARTMENT ISSUED A TRAVEL WARNING FOR THE UKRAINE. SAYING U.S. CITIZENS SHOULD NOT TAKE NON-ESSENTIAL TRIPS THERE. BECAUSE OF THE ONGOING VIOLENCE. Return to index of stories...


OBAMA DALAI LAMA-TRX-OC-VO-OC


PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA. WILL HOST TIBETAN SPIRITUAL LEADER THE DALAI LAMA. FOR A MEETING TODAY.

THE EXILED LEADER IS IN THE U.S.. FOR A THREE-WEEK SPEAKING TOUR.

AND HAS MET WITH MR. OBAMA TWICE BEFORE.

THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS. THE PRESIDENT'S MEETING. WILL BE IN HIS CAPACITY AS A CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS LEADER.

CHINA URGED MR. OBAMA. TO CANCEL THE MEETING.

ACCUSING HIM OF LETTING THE BUDDHIST MONK. USE THE WHITE HOUSE AS A PODIUM. TO PROMOTE ANTI-CHINESE ACTIVITIES. Return to index of stories...


CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-TRX-VO


THIS MORNING. SHE'LL STAY MAYOR. BUT HE WON'T GIVE UP HIS FIGHT.

IN CAPE CORAL-- A JUDGE RULED THERE WILL *NOT. BE ANOTHER ELECTION FOR MAYOR.

NOW JOHN SULLIVAN'S TEAM SAYS. AFTER THEIR REQUEST WAS DENIED. THEY'RE CONSIDERING AN APPEAL TO FLORIDA'S SUPREME COURT.

MEANWHILE CURRENT MAYOR MARNI SAWIKI. CELEBRATED THURSDAY'S RULING. AT DIXIE ROAD HOUSE WITH GUESTS AND SUPPORTERS.

BUT IT'S SULLIVAN WHO WILL PICK UP THE TAB. WHEN IT COMES TO THE LEGAL FEES.

THAT AMOUNT. WILL BE DECIDED AT A FUTURE HEARING. Return to index of stories...


RADEL ELECTION-OC-CG


WHEN IT COMES TO REPLACING TRAY RADEL. A FEW OPTIONS.

WE KNOW FOUR CANDIDATES, ARE RUNNINGFOR CONGRESS.

HERE'S A LIST ON YOUR SCREEN.

EVERYONE ELSE, HAS UNTIL NEXT WEEK TO PAY. TO BE ON THE BALLOT. FOR THE SPECIAL REPUBLICAN PRIMARY AND GENERAL ELECTIONS. Return to index of stories...


BENACQUISTO FEC COMPLAINT-TRX-VO


BUT ONE OF THE CANDIDATES. IS FACING SOME FRICTION THIS MORNING IN COLLIER COUNTY.

A NAPLES MAN IS MOVING FORWARD. WITH A FEDERAL COMPLAINT. AGAINST STATE SENATOR LIZBETH BENACQUISTO.

IN A NINE PAGE FILING. **NICK MAIETTA** CLAIMS SHE BROKE THE LAW. WITH RECENT CAMPAIGN BEHAVIOR.

HE SAYS HER MASSIVE STATE RE-ELECTION BID WAS ONLY TO HELP HER WIN FORMER CONGRESSMAN TREY RADEL'S SEAT IN WASHINGTON.

FEDERAL LAW STATES YOU CAN'T TRANSFER STATE FUNDS TO CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGNS.

COUNT ON ABC SEVEN TO FOLLOW THIS COMPLAINT AND KEEP YOU POSTED ON WHAT HAPPENS IN THE COURTS. Return to index of stories...


JOHN MORGAN MEDICAL MARIJUANA-TRX-OC


PUSHING FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION IN FLORIDA.

ORLANDO ATTORNEY JOHN MORGAN, WHO HAS SPEARHEADED A PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO LEGALIZE MEDICAL MARIJUANA, WILL APPEAR AT THE TIGER BAY CLUB OF TAMPA TODAY.

HE'S SET TO SPEAK AT NOON. Return to index of stories...


FLOOD INSURANCE VOTE-TRX-OC


A BIG ISSUE HERE IN FLORIDA --- THE FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM.

HOUSE G-O-P LEADERS. ARE PUTTING THE FINAL TOUCHES. ON LEGISLATION TO SIGNIFICANTLY WEAKEN A RECENT OVERHAUL, OF THE FEDERAL PROGRAM.

ANGER OVER HIGHER RATES HAS FUELED A BIPARTISAN DRIVE TO DELAY OR DERAIL MANY OF THE 2012 CHANGES.

THE SENATE VOTED LAST MONTH TO DELAY RATE INCREASES.

THE HOUSE PLAN IS TO BE UNVEILED TODAY BUT A VOTE ISN'T EXPECTED UNTIL NEXT WEEK. Return to index of stories...


WILD WEATHER-TRX-ANIBOX


THE EXTREME CONDITIONS ARE PART OF A COLD FRONT.

TORNADOES TOUCHING DOWN IN THE MIDWEST AND THAT SEVERE WEATHER IS SPREADING EAST.

ABC'S ALEX PEREZ IS IN ILLINOIS WITH THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


WILD WEATHER-PKG


A TERRIFYING AND RARE SIGHT

WINTER-TIME TWISTERS-TEARING THROUGH TENNESSE AND ILLINOIS.

DESTROYING BUILDINGS

TORNADOES THIS FAR NORTH ARE RARE AT THIS TIME OF YEAR - AND DOUBLE TROUBLE

IN A REGION WHERE SNOW IS STILL ON THE GROUND

JUST A FEW MILES FROM ONE REPORTED TWISTER IN CONCORD ILLINOIS. THIS FIREY

20-CAR PILEUP ON A SNOW-SLICKED ROAD NEAR PEOTONE , ILLINOIS.

AND AS LIGHTNING STRUCK IN NASHVILLE.

Nats

HEAVY WINDS BLEW THIS SEMI RIGHT OFF THE ROADAND THIS TREE ON TOP OF A HOME.

ELSEWHERE IN THE HEARTLAND--

THE ROOF OF THIS WISCONSIN K-MART NO MATCH FOR A POWERFUL WINTER STORM.

LUCKILY NO K-MART SHOPPERS WERE HURT.

AND IN OKLAHOMA CITY WIND GUST IN EXCESS OF SIXTY MILES PER HOUR.

Nat/Sot: "This is Crazy!"

SLAMMING SHOPPING CARTS INTO CAR AFTER CAR.

NATS DYNAMITE

IN HURON COUNTY, MICHIGAN CREWS USING DYNAMITE TO BREAK UP ICE DAM ON THIS

RIVER AND PREVENT FLOODING.

NATS

FINALLY-- IN MINNAPOLIS BLIZZARD CONDTIONS HAMPERING ROADS AND RUNWAYSAT

MINNEAPOLIS SAINT PAUL AIRPORTTHE SNOW FALLING SO FAST, CREWS COULDN'T KEEP

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WILD WEATHER-OC


THAT WAS ALEX PEREZ WITH THAT REPORT.

THE MIX OF WARM AND COLD AIR IS TO BLAME FOR THE MOST SEVERE CONDITIONS.

A COLD FRONT ON THE TAIL OF THE CURRENT SYSTEM WILL MEAN EXTREME WEATHER WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


HAMMOND STADIUM TWINS-TRX-POP


ABC7 HAS YOU COVERED FOR COMPLETE SPRING TRAINING COVERAGE.

AND THIS MORNING, IT'S BACK TO THE DIAMOND FOR THE MINNESOTA TWINS.

YOU MAY REMEMBER THE PITCHERS AND CATCHERS REPORTED MONDAY.

THE REST OF POSITIONS PLAYERS WILL REPORT TO HAMMOND STADIUM TODAY.

ABC7'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE WITH HOW YOU CAN BE PART OF THIS WEEKEND'S EXPERIENCE Return to index of stories...


HAMMOND STADIUM TWINS-REM LIVE


RIGHT NOW OUTFIELDERS AND BASE-MEN ARE MAKING THEIR WAY INTO HAMMOND STADIUM.

THIS WILL BE THE 25TH SPRING TRAINING YEAR FOR THE TWINS.

THEY'VE CALLED HAMMOND STADIUM THEIR HOME SINCE '91 AND ARE WATCHING

THE PHASE ONE OF RENOVATIONS WRAP UP IN TIME FOR THEIR FIRST GAME IN

10 DAY. Return to index of stories...


HAMMOND STADIUM TWINS-VO


ALOT OF FAMILY FUN THINGS HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND HERE FOR FANS.

TOMORROW THE TEAM WILL HOLD ITS FIRST FULL SQUAD WORKOUT.

FANS ARE INVITED TO COME OUT STARTING AT 9AM. IT'S FREE FOR EVERYONE. Return to index of stories...


HAMMOND STADIUM TWINS-REM LIVE


HERES A FUN FACT IN BASEBALL SUPERSTITION WORLD.

WHEN THE TWINS FIRST CAME TO THE BRAND NEW HAMMOND STADIUM FOR SPRING

TRAINING CAMP BACK IN 1991, THE TWINS WON THE WORLD SERIES THAT YEAR.

MAYBE, JUST MAYBE, THE NEW RENOVATIONS WILL BE JUST THE LUCK THEY NEED

THIS SEASON.:

LIVE IN LC ABC7. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX CHILDRENS HOSPITAL-TRX-OC


MEANWHILE.

THE 21ST ANNUAL. BOSTON RED SOX CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL CELEBRITY CLASSIC. IS SET FOR LATER THIS MORNING,

AT THE FOREST COUNTRY CLUB IN SOUTH FORT MYERS.

THE ANNUAL GOLF OUTING. GIVES FANS THE OPPORTUNITY. TO MEET AND GOLF ALONGSIDE. THE 2013 WORLD SERIES CHAMPION PLAYERS---

AND OTHER FORMER GREATS FROM BASEBALL, THE NFL AND NHL. Return to index of stories...


MISSING KIDS FOUND-CLIP SS(2)


THIS MORNING.

THREE CHILDREN ARE SAFE. AFTER BEING ABDUCTED FROM SOUTH FLORIDA.

THEY WENT MISSING FROM LUNCH AT SCHOOL. LAST FRIDAY.

MIAMI DADE POLICE SAY. CARRIE WEINGARTH.THE BOYS' MOTHER. AND HER BOYFRIEND ARE IN CUSTODY.

THEY WERE FOUND, IN BARSTOW CALIFORNIA THURSDAY. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


GLAM ON THE GO! HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET YOUR MAKEUP DONE FOR 50 DOLLARS.

RIGHT NOW. THE ONLY OPTION IS HIRING A MAKE-UP ARTIST. TO COME TO THEIR HOUSE FOR $150 DOLLARS AN HOUR ---

OR A DEPARTMENT STORE, WHERE IT'S HIT OR MISS.

WE'LL SHOW YOU A NEW TREND THAT'S TAKING SO-HO BY STORM. Return to index of stories...


TZ1A GLAM ON THE GO: MAKEUP EXPRESS -VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-WX ID


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


GLAM ON THE GO: MAKEUP EXPRESS -2-SHOT


A MAKE-UP-ONLY STUDIO IN MANHATTAN'S SOHO IS TAKING GROOMING-ON-THE-GO TO NEW HEIGHTS.

50 DOLLARS. TO GET YOUR MAKEUP DONE PROFESSIONALLY.

AND IT'S SUPER CONVENIENT.

SARA HAINES HAS MORE ON THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


GLAM ON THE GO: MAKEUP EXPRESS -PKG


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TEASE TWO-2-SHOT


THE BATTLE CONTINUES TODAY OVER CLEAVAGE COVER-UP.

A VERDICT COULD COME AT ANY MOMENT FOR A LOCAL NAPLES BUSINESS THAT CLAIMS A BIG BUSINESS STOLE THEIR IDEA.

AND COLLIER DEPUTIES AND NAPLES POLICE BOTH ON THE CASE.

SEARCHING FOR THE MAN THEY SAY ROBBED A BUSINESS IN TIN CITY.

WHAT THEY WANT YOU TO WATCH OUT FOR Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A TIN CITY ARMED ROBBERY-VO


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TORNADO LIGHTNING STRIKES TN-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS INCREDIBLE VIDEO OF LIGHTNING IN NASHVILLE.

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE WITHOUT POWER IN THE AREA.

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE UNTIL EARLY THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


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

The warmth and humidity have certainly made a comeback this week, and that'll continue to be the trend as we head into the weekend.

For our Friday, we've got another very warm day on the way with highs back in the mid 80s away from the coast and around 80 degrees closer to the beaches.

With humidity levels on the rise, we'll be watching for some patchy thick fog to develop this morning , and some of this fog could even develop over our coastal waters during the day.

The overall increase in humidity and moisture will produce an uptick in cloud cover today, so don't expect our sky to be quite as sunny today compared to earlier in the week.

We'll even have enough moisture in place to produce a few isolated showers today, but the highest rain chances will shift deeper inland as we go through the afternoon.

Expect a mild and muggy Friday evening with some patchy clouds, temps in the mid to upper 60s and a good chance for fog again late tonight into Saturday morning.

The weekend forecast will feature plenty of warmth along with a blend of clouds and sunshine. Our temperatures will continue to climb into the mid 80s during the afternoon and mid to upper 60s at night.

Rain chances will stay relatively low through the weekend, but a passing shower can't be ruled out during the day with so much moisture in place.

The unseasonably warm weather rolls along next week until a weak cool front slides in Wednesday, bringing us a rain chance followed by a subtle cool down for the second half of the week.

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CLEAVA LAWSUIT-TRX-VO


THIS MORNING. THE BATTLING OVER A CLEAVAGE COVER-UP. IS WAITING FOR THE JURY.

A NAPLES DUO, CLAIMS THEY INVENTED A PRODUCT. CALLED THE CLEAVA.

AND 'ONTEL' STOLE THEIR IDEA -- SELLING IT UNDER A DIFFERENT NAME ON T-V.

THEY SUED.

ONTEL'S ATTORNEYS ARGUE. THE PATENT WAS INVALID AT THE START.

A JURY HAS STARTED DELIBERATING.

WE'LL LET YOU KNOW AS SOON AS A VERDICT IS REACHED. Return to index of stories...


TIN CITY ARMED ROBBERY-TRX-VOTOPS


AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY RIGHT NOW. AFTER OFFICERS SAY A MASKED MAN ROBBED A BUSINESS IN TIN CITY.

WE KNOW IT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 10 THURSDAY NIGHT. POSSIBLY AT M AND M'S CAFÉ.

POLICE DON'T HAVE ANY MORE INFORMATION ON THE ARMED SUSPECT.

WE WILL CONTINUE WORKING WITH AUTHORITIES. TO FIND OUT MORE ON THIS DEVELOPING STORY. Return to index of stories...


LEE COUNTY SHOOTINGS-TRX-VO


WE'RE ALSO WORKING TO GET THE NAMES. OF THE PEOPLE DEPUTIES ARRESTED EARLY THURSDAY. FOR OPENING FIRE DURING THE MORNING RUSH.

BULLETS FLEW FROM A CAR. AT PALM BEACH BOULEVARD AND TYRONE AVENUE.

IT THEN SPED OFF. LEADING THEM ON A CHASE THROUGH LEE COUNTY.

THE DRIVER DID STOP.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED A MAN AND WOMAN. Return to index of stories...


TWEET FROM THE BEAT-TRX-OC-SS


THE COLLIER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ANNOUNCES ITS SECOND "TWEET FROM THE BEAT."

LIEUTENENT J.J. CARROLL WILL BE SHARING WHAT HE SEES AND DOES WITH TEXTS AND PHOTOS TWEETED FROM THE FIELD FROM 6:00 TO 11:00 TONIGHT.

PEOPLE FOLLOWING @COLLIERSHERIFF ON TWITTER WILL BE ABLE TO ASK QUESTIONS AND INTERACT WITH LT. CARROLL. Return to index of stories...


DOWNTOWN FM MUSIC WALK-VO


GET READY TO ENJOY A NIGHT. OF LIVE MUSIC. IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS!

MUSIC WALK IS THE BIGGEST, SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, MONTHLY MUSIC EVENT.

LIVE BANDS IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS. SHOPS, PATIOS. BARS AND RESTAURANTS.

IT ALL STARTS AT 7:00 O'CLOCK TONIGHT.

AND GOES UNTIL THE BARS CLOSE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE HIRING-OC


CAPE CORAL CITY MANAGER JOHN SZERLAG WANTS TO HIRE MORE EMPLOYEES.

HE WANTS TO ADD 22 JOBS IN THE UTILITY DEPARTMENT.

IT WOULD COST THE CITY A HALF MILLION DOLLARS THIS YEAR ALONE.

LEADERS CLAIM THEY NEED MORE WORKERS TO HANDLE ALL THE PROJECTS IN THE WORKS.

THEY INSIST WATER AND SEWER RATES WON'T GO UP IF APPROVED. Return to index of stories...


AVE MARIA ARTS-TRX-VOTOPS


THIS MORNING WE'RE CHECKING OUT BRAND NEW PLANS FOR A PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY.

THE 10-MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT WILL SEAT MORE THAN 12-HUNDRED PEOPLE.

IT INCLUDES A MULTI-MEDIA STUDIO AND ART GALLERY.

DONATIONS WILL FUND THE PROJECT. WITH THE FOUNDER OF ARTIS-NAPLES IN CHARGE.

THE CENTER SHOULD OPEN IN 2016. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2-SHOT


A NEW PHOTO SHOP SCANDAL THAT INVOVLES LENA DUHAM.

LENA IS A HUGE STAR FROM "GIRLS" ON HBO.

SHE WAS ON THE COVER OF "VOGUE."

NOW SHE'S SPEAKING OUT AGAINST THE WEBSITE JEZEBEL THAT OFFERED THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS. TO GET THE UN-RETOUCHED PHOTOS. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A LENA DUNHAM RETOUCHING SCANDAL-VO-WIPE


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LENA DUNHAM RETOUCHING SCANDAL-2-SHOT


THE STAR FROM "GIRLS" LENA DUNHAM FIRING BACK AT THE FEMINIST WEBSITE.

THEY OFFERED BIG MONEY FOR THE PICTURES OF HER IN VOGUE MAGAZINE ---

BEFORE THEY WERE PHOTOSHOPPED -- AND THEN PUBLISHED THEM.

ABC'S MARA SCHIAVOCAMPO HAS THE LATEST ROUND IN THE BODY IMAGE BATTLE.

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LENA DUNHAM RETOUCHING SCANDAL-PKG


IT WAS THE BLOG BOUNTY HEARD ROUND THE INTERNET.

.FEMINIST SITE 'JEZEBEL' OFFERING TEN-THOUSAND DOLLARS LAST MONTH FOR UN-

RETOUCHED IMAGES OF LENA DUNHAM'S SHOOT FOR VOGUE MAGAZINE.

NOW, FOR THE FIRST TIME, THE ACTRESS AND DIRECTOR IS SPEAKING OUT,

RESPONDING TO WHAT SHE CALLS AN ALL-OUT ATTACK.IN A NEW INTERVIEW WITH

BILL SIMMONS OF GRANTLAND DOT COM.

Sot - Dunham 54:14

It was this weird almost political maneuvering that I just had a lot of

trouble respecting.

DUNHAM, THE 27-YEAR OLD STAR AND CREATOR OF HBO'S HIT SERIES GIRLS, ISN'T

SHY ABOUT BARING IT ALL ON THE SHOW.

nats - Girls

it's a good thing I'm not as susceptible to criticism as I used to be.

.OFTEN SAYING SHE ACCEPTS AND LOVES HER BODY.

WHEN PHOTOS CAME OUT OF HER SPREAD IN VOGUE'S FEBRUARY ISSUE, JEZEBEL

SUSPECTED THEY'D BEEN DOCTORED, AND OFFERED UP BIG BUCKS FOR PROOF, SAYING

QOUTE "THIS IS ABOUT VOGUE, AND WHAT VOGUE DECIDES TO DO WITH A SPECIFIC

WOMAN WHO HAS VERY PUBLICLY STATED THAT SHE'S FINE JUST THE WAY SHE IS,"

GIRLS SOT - HANNAH

i'm planning on writing an article that exposes all my vulnerabilities to

the entire internet

JEZEBEL'S FLASH OF CASH WORKED. THE NEXT DAY, THE SITE POSTED THESE

UNALTERED IMAGES, IN SOME CASES USING ARROWS TO POINT OUT FIXES LIKE A

SLIMMER NECKLINE, REFINED JAW, AND SMALLER HIPS.CHANGES DUNHAM SAYS SHE

HAD NO PROBLEM WITH.

Sot - Dunham 53:39

They like shaved a line here and smoothed my neck. It was the most minimal

retouching. / Instead of going, 'hey, we kind of up, / they were

like, 'she's not retouched, but she could have been.'

IN THE INTERVIEW, DUNHAM ALSO SAYS THESE DAYS, SHE CAN'T EVEN BRING HERSELF

TO READ THE SITE SHE ONCE LOVED.

sot - Ericka Souter

You know in the end Lena is the clear winner. She stood up for herself, she

let them know that they were wrong, and you have to respect that.

JEZEBEL HAS NO NEW COMMENT ON THE CONTROVERSYGIVING THE LAST WORDTO THIS

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TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT


THE MAN WHO KILLED A 10-YEAR OLD MISSOURI GIRL HEADS TO COURT.

45-YEAR OLD CRAIG MICHAEL WOOD IS SCHEDULED FOR HIS FIRST COURT APPEARANCE TODAY.

COURT DOCUMENTS REVEAL WHERE THE FOURTH GRADER'S BODY WAS FOUND.

"Now don't get slapped because you're already in hot water."

MOM SCOLDS HER DAUGHTER OVER FACEBOOK IN AN ONLINE VIDEO

HER DAUGHTER IS JUST 12 YEARS OLD.

WE'LL HEAR WHAT HER MOTHER MADE HER SAY NEXT.

TREATING CIGARETTES. LIKE ALCOHOL?

THERE'S A MOVE UNDERWAY. TO RAISE THE LEGAL AGE FOR SMOKING.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHERE. Return to index of stories...


TZ4 A MO ABDUCTION SUSPECT COURT-VO-WIPE


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TZ4 B MOM SCOLD DAUGHTER OVER FACEBOOK-SOTVO


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TZ4 C 21 TO SMOKE IN CO AND UTAH-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 IS ALWAYS ON TOP OF THE LATEST BUSINESS NEWS.

YOU ARE LOOKING AT THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE WHERE THE TRADING DAY IS JUST BEGINNING. Return to index of stories...


TS1) CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-VOTOPS


THIS MORNING. SHE'LL STAY MAYOR. BUT HE WON'T GIVE UP HIS FIGHT.

IN CAPE CORAL,

A JUDGE RULED THERE WILL *NOT. BE ANOTHER ELECTION FOR MAYOR.

NOW JOHN SULLIVAN'S TEAM SAY.THEY'RE CONSIDERING AN APPEAL TO FLORIDA'S SUPREME COURT.

SULLIVAN WILL PICK UP THE TAB ON THE LEGAL FEES.

THAT AMOUNT. WILL BE DECIDED AT A FUTURE HEARING. Return to index of stories...


TS2) KIEV UNDER FIRE-VOTOPS


THE UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED EARLY PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS AND PROMISED TO FORM A COALITION GOVERNMENT IN A BID TO DEFUSE A DEEP CRISIS.

77 DEAD THIS MORNING. AND NEARLY 600 INJURED

THE CONFLICT IS A BATTLE OVER THE IDENTITY OF UKRAINE, A NATION OF 46 MILLION THAT HAS DIVIDED LOYALTIES BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE WEST. Return to index of stories...


TS3) TIN CITY ARMED ROBBERY-VOTOPS


COLLIER DEPUTIES AND NAPLES POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR THE MAN THEY SAY ROBBED A BUSINESS IN TIN CITY.

OFFICERS TELL ABC-7 THE SUSPECT WAS MASKED AND ARMED. POSSIBLY TARGETING *M AND M'S* CAFÉ THURSDAY NIGHT.

WE WILL CONTINUE WORKING WITH AUTHORITIES. TO FIND OUT MORE ON THIS DEVELOPING STORY. Return to index of stories...


MO ABDUCTION SUSPECT COURT-TRX-VO


THE SUSPECT IN THE MURDER OF A 10-YEAR OLD MISSOURI GIRL. HEADS TO COURT FOR HIS FIRST APPEARANCE.

COURT DOCUMENTS SHOW THE BODY OF FOURTH-GRADER HAILEY OWENS WAS FOUND IN THE BASEMENT. OF 45-YEAR OLD CRAIG MICHAEL WOOD'S HOME.

THIS MORNING. WE ARE FINDING OUT THERE WAS A GUNSHOT WOUND IN THE BACK OF HER HEAD.

OWENS WAS ABDUCTED JUST BLOCKS FROM HER HOME TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

THAT NIGHT POLICE ARRESTED *WOOD*, A SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEE. Return to index of stories...


CA TRIBAL OFFICE SHOOTING-TRX-VO


FOUR PEOPLE ARE DEAD. AND TWO OTHERS INJURED. AT A NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBAL OFFICE, IN ALTURAS, CALIFORNIA.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE SHOOTING HAPPENED. DURING AN EVICTION HEARING. AT A BUILDING OWNED BY A TRIBE.

AUTOPSIES ARE SCHEDULED TODAY. Return to index of stories...


JOHN MCCAIN ON HILLARY-OC SOTVO


SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN IS WEIGHING IN ON WHO HE THINKS. WILL BE OUR COUNTRY'S NEXT LEADER.

HERE'S HIS GUESS AT WHO WILL BE THE NEXT U-S PRESIDENT.

I would bet, my friend, as much as I hate to admit it that right now - this is why we have campaigns - but right now, if the election were tomorrow, Hillary Clinton would most likely be the president of the United States.

CLINTON HAS YET TO ANNOUNCE THAT SHE'S EVEN RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT IN 2016.

BUT RECENT POLLS HAVE SHOWN CLINTON AS THE OVERWHELMING DEMOCRATIC FAVORITE. Return to index of stories...


BOEHNER NEW MARCO CONDO-OC SS(2)


TALK ABOUT GREAT TIMING.

SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE JOHN BOEHENER GETS HIS HANDS. ON SOME OF THE WORLD'S MOST PRIZED PROPERTY.

WE JUST FOUND OUT TRIP ADVISOR. NAMED MARCO ISLAND. THE *BEST ISLAND IN THE U-S.

HERE'S A LOOK. AT HIS NEW SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CONDO.

BOEHNER AND HIS WIFE. BOUGHT THE MARCO CONDO EARLIER THIS MONTH.

A FAMILY SPOKESPERSON SAYS -- THIS AREA OF FLORIDA. HAS BEEN THE BOEHNER'S VACATION SPOT FOR YEARS.

AND THEY FINALLY DECIDED TO BUY, INSTEAD OF RENTING. Return to index of stories...


ROB FORD CELEBRATES HOCKEY WIN-TRX-VOTOPS


TORONTO MAYOR ROB FORD. IS APPARENTLY A HOCKEY FAN.

HERE YOU SEE HIM JUMPING FOR JOY. AT TORONTO CITY HALL. AS THE CANADIAN WOMEN'S HOCKEY TEAM, SCORED A GOAL, TYING THE GAME.

THE CANADIANS ENDED UP BEATING THE U-S. TO WIN THE GOLD MEDAL, IN A 3-2 OVERTIME VICTORY.

THIS MARKS THE TEAM'S FOURTH CONSECUTIVE GOLD MEDAL. Return to index of stories...


MOM SCOLD DAUGHTER OVER FACEBOOK-TRX SOTVO


tell them that you can be on facebook, I cant be on facebook, tell them that you cant have a boyfriend, im reading my bible, get your bible and show them that you're reading your bible

A MILWAUKEE MOTHER PUBLICLY SHAMED HER DAUGHTER IN AN ONLINE VIDEO. SENDING A WARNING OUT TO ALL OF HER FACEBOOK FRIENDS.

THE VIDEO TOOK A LIFE OF IT'S OWN ON THE WEB WITH MORE THAN HALF-A-MILLION VIEWS.

IT ALL STARTED WITH HER DAUGHTER MAKING A FAKE FACEBOOK PAGE---PLOTTING A FIGHT WITH HER FRIEND.

WALLS SAYS SHE'S NOT LETTING UP ON HER PRE-TEEN -- CALLING "TOUGH LOVE" FOR A CRUEL WORLD. Return to index of stories...


PARENTS KIK WARNING-VO


PARENTS -- LISTEN UP.

ABC7 DID SOME DIGGING. INTO THE SMART PHONE APP, CALLED "KIK."

HEARD OF IT?

YOUR KIDS HAVE.

IT'S THE SAME APP. DEPUTIES SAY A GOLDEN GATE TEACHER. USED TO SEND NAKED PICTURES OF HIMSELF TO A STUDENT.

THE APP'S FREE.

IT LETS YOU SEND, MESSAGES AND PHOTOS.

SCHOOLS HAVE STRONG FILTERS ON WHAT STUDENTS CAN ACCESS ONLINE---

BUT THE "KIK" DOESN'T NEED A WIRELESS CONNECTION. SO THEY CAN USE IT. Return to index of stories...


PARENTS KIK WARNING-SOTVO


Emily Loveall/Parent

"I think it's just the secret behind it, who are they talking to? What are they talking about, who are they going to be meeting and where are they meeting them. It's just scary today in society and you want to protect these kids as much as you can."

COLLIER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS. ARE LOOKING INTO THIS.

DEREK HARP - THE TEACHER ACCUSED OF SENDING THOSE NUDE PICTURES - IS NO LONGER IN THE CLASSROOM.

THE DISTRICT IS INVESTIGATING. Return to index of stories...


ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT TUITION-TRX-VO


THE AMERICAN DREAM OF GETTING A COLLEGE EDUCATION MAY BE GETTING EASIER FOR PEOPLE LIVING IN FLORIDA ILLEGALLY.

A PROPOSED LAW WOULD ALLOW SOME UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS TO GET IN-STATE TUITION.

TO QUALIFY - IMMIGRANTS WOULD HAVE TO LIVE IN FLORIDA THREE YEARS.

AND GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL HERE.

A HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE PUT IT'S SUPPORT BEHIND THE BILL - THE SENATE HASN'T ACTED YET. Return to index of stories...


21 TO SMOKE IN CO AND UTAH-TRX-VO


21 TO SMOKE.

COLORADO AND UTAH. MOVE TO HIKE SMOKING AGE.

LAWMAKERS BOTH VOTED ON PROPOSALS THURSDAY.

THEY WANT TO TREAT TOBACCO LIKE ALCOHOL AND TAKE IT AWAY FROM 18- TO 20-YEAR-OLDS.

BOTH PROPOSALS, FACE MORE VOTES.

BUT THEY ARE MAKING HEADWAY.

THEY BOTH HAVE THE NATION'S LOWEST SMOKING RATES. Return to index of stories...


COLORADO TO GET $184M IN MARIJUANA TAXES-TRX-VOTOP


COLORADO PLANS TO REAP THE BENEFITS OF THE MARIJUANA INDUSTRY.

COLORADO WILL RECEIVE 184 MILLION DOLLARS IN MARIJUANA TAXES BY JUNE 30-TH, 20-15.

SOME OF THE MONEY WILL GO TOWARD PREVENTING KIDS FROM USING THE DRUG.

COLORADO TAXES MARIJUANA THREE TIMES.WHEN IT'S PRODUCED, SOLD AND BOUGHT.

THE STATE ALSO EXPECTS TO SEE 610 MILLION DOLLARS IN TOTAL SALES.

MARIJUANA BECAME LEGAL FOR RECREATIONAL USE IN COLORADO NEW YEAR'S DAY. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES DAILY NEWSMAKERS-2-SHOT


THERE'S A LOT HAPPENING IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

EVERY SUNDAY MORNING ON ABC 7. IT'S NAPLES DAILY NEWSMAKERS.

THIS WEEK..WE TALK POLITICS--- WHAT SETS SENATOR LIZBETH BENACQUISTO APART FROM THE REST OF THE G-O-P FIELD FOR TREY RADEL'S SEAT.

AND WHAT'S HAPPENING. TO AMBULANCE SERVICES IN LEE COUNTY.

HOST,JEFF LYTLE. HAS A PREVIEW. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES DAILY NEWSMAKERS-PKG


There's two guests on this week's program, listed below with their talking points. The clip within the promo video is of Nathan talking about ambulance services in Lee County.

Jim Nathan, President/CEO, Lee Memorial Health System

What's new with South Lee County hospital plans? Will state lawmakers help with Medicaid? Should Bonita Springs handle its own ambulance service?

Florida Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto, R-Fort Myers, candidate for U.S. House District 19

What sets her apart from the rest of the GOP field? How will she balance legislative duties in Tallahassee and campaigning back home? Return to index of stories...


BABY SAVED-VO


NOW -- TO A MUST SEE STORY OUT OF MIAMI --

TAKE A LOOK AT THESE IMAGES --

A MOTHER STOPPED ON THE SIDE OF THE BUSY DOLPHIN EXPRESSWAY THURSDAY -- AND STARTED SCREAMING FOR HELP --

HER BABY HAD STOPPED BREATHING.

A NURSE RAN TO HELP AND GAVE THE CHILD LIFE-SAVING CPR.

A MIAMI HERALD PHOTOGRAPHER WITNESSED THE WHOLE THING.

THE BABY IS IN THE HOSPITAL IN STABLE CONDITION. Return to index of stories...


BANK ROBBER DROPS MONEY-VO


CRIME DOESN'T PAY.

AS A MARYLAND BANK ROBBER.

WATCH AS HE DROPS ALL THE CASH ON THE FLOOR.

THEN HE TRIES SCOOPING IT UP. INTO AN UMBRELLA.

THAT DIDN'T GO SO WELL.

HE FINALLY MANAGED TO LEAVE THE BANK.

HE GOT AWAY.

BUT IT ONLY GOT WORSE FOR HIM.

POLICE USED STOP STICKS, TO FLATTEN HIS TIRES.

WHEN POLICE WERE CHASING HIM ON FOOT - HE SLIPPED ON A PATCH OF ICE CUTTING HIS HEAD. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT


WHAT TYPES OF MOVIES DO YOU LIKE?

ANCIENT ROMANS. TO SUSPENSE THRILLER WITH KEVIN COSTNER. TO A COMEDY.

THERE'S SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE.

WE'LL SHOW YOU WHAT MOVIES ARE COMING OUT THIS WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


TZ5 A BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-VO-WIPE


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WEATHER TEASE-WX ID


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


BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-2-SHOT


THERE'S A LOT OF MOVIES COMING OUT THIS WEEKEND.

ONE MOVIE EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT IS POMPEII.

THE ERUPTION OF MOUNT VESUVIUS. IN THE YEAR 79 A-D, IS RICH IN HISTORY.

AND KEVIN COSTNER. MAKES IT BACK TO THE BIG SCREEN.

HERE'S RAPHAEL SETH WITH THE BOX OFFICE PREVIEW. Return to index of stories...


BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-PKG


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ANCIENT ROMANS GET A MOUNTAIN OF TROUBLE IN "POMPEII." KIT HARRINGTON IS A SLAVE-TURNED-GLADIATOR WHO GARNERS THE ATTENTION OF EMILY BROWNING. SHE'S THE DAUGHTER OF A NOBLE BETROTHED TO AN ICKY SENATOR, BUT WHEN MOUNT VESUVIUS AWAKENS THE TWO SECRET LOVERS DECIDE TO TRY TO ESCAPE THE LAVA TOGETHER. "POMPEII" IS RATED PG-13.

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KEVIN COSTNER GETS THE TOUGHEST ASSIGNMENT OF HIS LIFE IN "3 DAYS TO KILL." HE'S A TOP-NOTCH SPY WHOSE WORK HAS TAKEN A TOLL ON HIS PERSONAL LIFE. HE WANTS TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH HIS ESTRANGED DAUGHTER. BUT WHEN HE COMES DOWN WITH A MYSTERIOUS ILLNESS, HIS EMPLOYER COMES UP WITH AN ANTIDOTE.THE TRICK IS, AMBER HEARD WON'T GIVE IT TO HIM UNLESS COSTNER COMPLETES ONE LAST MISSION. "3 DAYS TO KILL" IS RATED PG-13.

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ELIZABETH OLSEN GETS ALL MURDER-Y IN "IN SECRET." SHE'S A REPRESSED YOUNG WOMAN MARRIED TO HER COUSIN IN 19TH CENTURY PARIS. BUT WHEN SHE MEETS HER HUSBAND'S ARTIST FRIEND PLAYED BY OSCAR ISAAC, SHE FALLS IN LOVE. THE TWO MURDER THE HUSBAND TO BE TOGETHER, BUT CAN'T ESCAPE THE WATCHFUL EYE OF HER AUNT, PLAYED BY JESSICA LANGE. "IN SECRET" IS RATED R.

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SCOTT SPEEDMAN FINDS A BLANK SLATE IN "BAREFOOT." EVAN RACHEL WOOD COMES OUT TO PLAY AFTER LEADING A SHELTERED LIVE OF HOME SCHOOLING. SPEEDMAN TAKES HER TO HIS BROTHER'S WEDDING TO TRY TO FOOL HIS FAMILY INTO THINKING HE'S STRAIGHTENED HIS OWN LIFE OUT.AND A FUNNY THING HAPPENS. HE BEGINS TO STRAIGHTEN HIS OWN LIFE OUT.FOR LOVE. "BAREFOOT" IS RATED PG-13. Return to index of stories...


BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-OC


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THAT WAS RAPHAEL SETH WITH THE BOX OFFICE PREVIEW. Return to index of stories...


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.

The warmth and humidity have certainly made a comeback this week, and that'll continue to be the trend as we head into the weekend.

For our Friday, we've got another very warm day on the way with highs back in the mid 80s away from the coast and around 80 degrees closer to the beaches.

With humidity levels on the rise, we'll be watching for some patchy thick fog to develop this morning , and some of this fog could even develop over our coastal waters during the day.

The overall increase in humidity and moisture will produce an uptick in cloud cover today, so don't expect our sky to be quite as sunny today compared to earlier in the week.

We'll even have enough moisture in place to produce a few isolated showers today, but the highest rain chances will shift deeper inland as we go through the afternoon.

Expect a mild and muggy Friday evening with some patchy clouds, temps in the mid to upper 60s and a good chance for fog again late tonight into Saturday morning.

The weekend forecast will feature plenty of warmth along with a blend of clouds and sunshine. Our temperatures will continue to climb into the mid 80s during the afternoon and mid to upper 60s at night.

Rain chances will stay relatively low through the weekend, but a passing shower can't be ruled out during the day with so much moisture in place.

The unseasonably warm weather rolls along next week until a weak cool front slides in Wednesday, bringing us a rain chance followed by a subtle cool down for the second half of the week. Return to index of stories...


NEW APP HELPS YOU FIGHT PARKING TICKETS-TRX-VO


GOT A PARKING TICKET?

THERE'S GOING TO BE AN APP THAT COULD HELP YOU GET OUT OF IT.

IT'S CALLED "FIXED."

IT WILL LAUNCH NEXT WEEK IN SAN FRANCISCO AND EXPAND TO OTHER CITIES FROM THERE.

THE APP WILL SUGGEST REASONS WHY THE TICKET MIGHT BE INVALID.

IT WAS ALSO HELP YOU GATHER SUPPORTING EVIDENCE AND SUBMIT THE PROPER PAPERWORK.

IF THE DRIVER BEATS THE TICKET, THEY PAY FIXED 25-PERCENT OF WHAT THE CITATION WOULD HAVE COST.

IF THEY CAN'T GET OUT OF THE TICKET. FIXED DOESN'T CHARGE THEM ANYTHING. Return to index of stories...


BITCOIN ATM-VO


A PRACTICALLY UNKNOWN. VIRTUAL CURRENCY. IS MAKING ITS WAY INTO THE U-S.

A-T-MS IN CITIES LIKE BOSTON AND AUSTIN. DEAL BITCOINS. DIGITAL MONEY, NOT TIED TO A BANK.

ALL YOU NEED IS CASH AND A SMARTPHONE.

YOU PURCHASE A FRACTION OF A BITCOIN, WITH AN APP.

THE CURRENCY THEN SHOWS UP IN YOUR VIRTUAL ACCOUNT

ONLY A SMALL NUMBER OF MERCHANTS ACCEPT BITCOIN --

LIKE THE WEBSITE OVERSTOCK DOT COM. Return to index of stories...


MORE CITIES FOR GOOGLE FIBER FAST INTERNET-TRX-V


GOOGLE'S SUPER-FAST INTERNET NETWORK MAY BE COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU.

THE COMPANY IS EXPLORING PLANS TO EXPAND ITS GOOGLE FIBER SERVICE TO 34 ADDITIONAL CITIES.

THE CITIES ARE LOCATED IN NINE METRO AREAS:

GOOGLE FIBER LAUNCHED BACK IN 20-12.

IT DELIVERS INTERNET SPEEDS UP TO 100 TIMES FASTER THAN MOST HIGH-SPEED INTERNET NETWORKS.

RIGHT NOW, THE SERVICE IS ONLY OFFERED IN THREE CITIES: KANSAS CITY; AUSTIN, TEXAS AND PROVO, UTAH. Return to index of stories...


GOOGLE WIFI-TRX-VOTOPS


GOOGLE IS WORKING ON AN APP. THAT AUTOMATICALLY LOGS YOU ONTO LOCAL WI-FI HOTSPOTS --

LIKE STARBUCKS.

GOOGLE IS TESTING THE APP,

FOR BOTH ANDROID AND APPLE DEVICES. Return to index of stories...


STAMP FEATURING APPLE COFOUNDER STEVE JOBS-TRX-VOT


COMING NEXT YEAR TO YOUR LOCAL POST OFFICE---

A STAMP FEATURING APPLE CO-FOUNDER STEVE JOBS.

THE WASHINGTON POST IS REPORTING JAMES BROWN, ELVIS PRESLEY AND JOHNNY CARSON WILL ALSO BE ON A STAMP. Return to index of stories...


AMERICANS NOT SLEEPING-OC


TODAY.

MORE AMERICANS ARE USING DRUGS TO SLEEP.

A NEW STUDY ALSO SUGGESTS THAT INSOMNIA'S. ON THE RISE.

OUT OF 32-THOUSAND MEN AND WOMEN.

ABOUT 950 USED A SLEEP AID.

55 PERCENT SAY, THEY USE MORE THAN ONE KIND. Return to index of stories...


BEEF PRICES ON THE RISE-VO


WE TOLD YOU MILK PRICES ARE ON THE RISE. YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED HIGH BEEF PRICES. TOO.

THIS MORNING THEY'RE REACHING NEAR RECORD HIGHS.

THE RATES ARE CLIMBING SO FAST THAT BEEF AND STEAK COULD SOON BE THE SAME PRICE.

THE U-S-D-A SAYS THOSE PRICES ARE LIKELY HERE TO STAY.

HERDS OF CATTLE HAVE DROPPED TO ITS LOWEST LEVEL IN MORE THAN 50 YEARS.

THE DROUGHT HAS DRIVEN THE AVERAGE PRICE OF BEEF TO A RECORD $5 AND FOUR CENTS A POUND. Return to index of stories...


TEASE SIX-2-SHOT


LATE ACTOR PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN'S WILL. REVEALS WHAT HE WANTS FOR HIS CHILDREN.

HE SIGNED THE WILL 10 YEARS AGO.

WE'LL SHARE HIS DYING WISHES THAT INVOLVE 3 U-S CITIES.

KIM KARDASHIAN IS LASHING OUT, AT THE TABLOIDS.

IT HAS TO DO WITH. A PART OF YOUR BODY. THEY CLAIM IS FAKE.

WE'LL EXPLAIN. Return to index of stories...


TZ6A KIM KARDASHIAN LASHING OUT AT THE TABLOIDS-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...


HOFFMAN'S WEIRD WILL-OC-VO-OC


PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN. SHOWS A SOFT SPOT. FOR NEW YORK CITY, CHICAGO AND SAN FRANCISCO.

IN HIS WILL. FROM 2004. HE TALKS ABOUT HIS SON GROWING UP IN OR NEAR THOSE CITIES --

OR AT LEAST VISITING THEM TWICE A YEAR.

HE WANTED HIS SON TO BE EXPOSED TO THE CULTURE, ARTS AND ARCHITECTURE.

SINCE THE WILL WAS DRAFTED -- HOFFMAN ALSO HAD TWO DAUGHTERS.

THE OSCAR WINNING ACTOR. DIED A FEW WEEKS AGO. FROM AN APPARENT HEROIN OVERDOSE. Return to index of stories...


CHARLIE SHEEN FIANCE STILL MARRIED-VO


AND HE MAY BE ENGAGED. BUT HIS FIANCEE. IS ANYTHING BUT FREE TO BE HIS.

NEWLY ENGAGED CHARLIE SHEEN.

WON'T BE ABLE TO GET MARRIED ANYTIME SOON.

AT LEAST NOT LEGALLY.

IT TURNS OUT BRETT ROSSI. IS STILL MARRIED.

E-ONLINE REPORTS SHEEN IS WELL AWARE OF THE MARRIAGE. AND A DIVORCE IS IN THE WORKS. Return to index of stories...


KIM KARDASHIAN LASHING OUT AT THE TABLOIDS-VO


KIM KARDASHIAN IS HITTING BACK AT TABLOIDS. CLAIMING HER BIG BUTT IS FAKE.

SHE TOOK HER RAGE TO TWITTER SAYING- " I'M SEEING ALL THESE NONSENSE TABLOIDS. CLAIMING I HAVE BUTT IMPLANTS-INJECTIONS. GET A LIFE."

THE RUMOR'S BEEN AROUND FOREVER.

AT ONE POINT-- KIM WENT TO A DOCTOR. TO HAVE HER BACKSIDE X-RAYED TO PROVE IT WAS LEGIT. Return to index of stories...


PHARRELL WILL HAVE A NEW ALBUM-TRX-VOTOPS


GOOD NEWS FOR PHARRELL FANS.

PHARRELL WILL HAVE A NEW ALBUM SOON.

HIS FIRST SOLO EFFORT SINCE 2006.

THE GRAMMY AWARD WINNING PERFORMER SAYS HIS NEW RECORD CALLED "GIRL" WILL DROP MARCH 3RD AND WILL FEATURE HIS HIT SINGLE "HAPPY." Return to index of stories...


MICHELLE OBAMA ON TONIGHT SHOW-OC-SOT-VO


IN CASE YOU MISSED IT LAST NIGHT.

EVERYONE'S TALKING ABOUT THE FIRST LADY.

AND WILL FERRELL'S APPEARANCE ON JIMMY FALLON.

MICHELLE OBAMA WAS THERE PROMOTING HER "LET'S MOVE CAMPAIGN". Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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TS1) CAPE MAYOR FIGHT-VOTOPS


THIS MORNING. SHE'LL STAY MAYOR. BUT HE WON'T GIVE UP HIS FIGHT.

IN CAPE CORAL,

A JUDGE RULED THERE WILL *NOT. BE ANOTHER ELECTION FOR MAYOR.

NOW JOHN SULLIVAN'S TEAM SAY.THEY'RE CONSIDERING AN APPEAL TO FLORIDA'S SUPREME COURT.

SULLIVAN WILL PICK UP THE TAB ON THE LEGAL FEES.

THAT AMOUNT. WILL BE DECIDED AT A FUTURE HEARING. Return to index of stories...


TS2) KIEV UNDER FIRE-VOTOPS


THE UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED EARLY PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS AND PROMISED TO FORM A COALITION GOVERNMENT IN A BID TO DEFUSE A DEEP CRISIS.

77 DEAD THIS MORNING. AND NEARLY 600 INJURED

THE CONFLICT IS A BATTLE OVER THE IDENTITY OF UKRAINE, A NATION OF 46 MILLION THAT HAS DIVIDED LOYALTIES BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE WEST. Return to index of stories...


TS3) TIN CITY ARMED ROBBERY-VOTOPS


COLLIER DEPUTIES AND NAPLES POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR THE MAN THEY SAY ROBBED A BUSINESS IN TIN CITY.

OFFICERS TELL ABC-7 THE SUSPECT WAS MASKED AND ARMED. POSSIBLY TARGETING *M AND M'S* CAFÉ THURSDAY NIGHT.

WE WILL CONTINUE WORKING WITH AUTHORITIES. TO FIND OUT MORE ON THIS DEVELOPING STORY. Return to index of stories...


TS4) FLOOD INSURANCE VOTE-VOTOPS


HOUSE GOP LEADERS ARE PUTTING THE FINAL TOUCHES ON LEGISLATION. THAT WOULD SIGNIFICANTLY WEAKEN A MUCH CRITICIZED FEDERAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM.

ANGER OVER HIGHER RATES FUELED A BI-PARTISAN DRIVE TO DELAY *OR* DERAIL MANY OF THE 2012 CHANGES.

HE HOUSE PLAN IS SET TO UNVEIL TODAY. WITH A VOTE EXPECTED NEXT WEEK. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-2SH-AWS ANI


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