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DIRECTORS PAGE TZ2 A BABY FOUND IN DUMPSTER-VOTOPS
HEADLINES TZ2 B CRAIGSLIST BEATING-VOTOPS
HL 1) NAPLES HOME INVASION-VOTOPS WEATHER-CLIP
HL 2) BABY FOUND IN DUMPSTER-SOTVO WEATHER-PWC
HL 3) OSCAR PREVIEW-VOTOPS WEATHER-WXWALL
SHOW OPEN-CLIP BABY FOUND ALIVE IN DUMPSTER-VO-WIPE
NAPLES HOME INVASION-2SH PUSH VOWIPE BABY FOUND ALIVE IN DUMPSTER-SOTVO
NAPLES HOME INVASION-SOTVO CRAIGSLIST BEATING-VO
SERGEANT WILSON SCAM-VOWIPE OBESITY REPORT-TRX-VOTOPS
SERGEANT WILSON SCAM-SOTVO DISNEY EMPLOYEES MORE MONEY-OTS VO
DEPUTY DRAGGED-TRX-SSTOPS -VO-OC DISNEY EMPLOYEES MORE MONEY-SOTVO
TODDLER DROWNS-TRX-VOTOPS OSCAR PREVIEW-TCMON VO
THE BENTLY BANDIT-BNC-VO-WIPE OSCAR PREVIEW-SOTVO-SS
THE BENTLY BANDIT-SOTVO COMING UP NEXT-CLIP
DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP TEASE THREE-POP
DISTRICT 19 CANDIDATE DEBATE-SOT-SS TZ3 A-VO-DISS
OIL DRILLING HEARING-VO TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP
VR LABS-OTS VO 11PM TZ1) BEN AND JERRY'S-VOTOPS-WIPE
LEE SCHOOL EXPANSION-OTS VO 11PM TZ2) DELTA TWEET-SSTOPS
FLOTUS NEW PROGRAM-TRX-VOTOPS SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
FLOTUS NEW PROGRAM-SOTVO NFL COMBINE-POPMON
DOWNTOWN FM LIBRARY-VO NFL COMBINE-VIDBOX
ABC7 CLEAN SWEEP-2SH-SS NFL COMBINE-SOTTOPS
NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP JAMEIS WINSTON-VOTOPS
TEASE ONE JAMEIS WINSTON-SOTTOPS
TZ1 A FLORIDA CHILD ABUSE-SOTVO MINNESOTA TWINS-POPMON
TZ1 B MYSTERY ILLNESS-VOTOPS MINNESOTA TWINS-VOTOPS
FLORIDA CHILD ABUSE CASE-VOWIPE MINNESOTA TWINS-SOTTOPS
FLORIDA CHILD ABUSE CASE-SOTVO LEBRON JAMES-VOTOPS
CALIFORNIA MYSTERY ILLNESS-BNC VO LEBRON JAMES-SOTTOPS
CALIFORNIA MYSTERY ILLNESS-SOTVO FUN SPORTS-VOTOPS
NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-4 SHOT
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HEADLINES


A NAPLES FAMILY-

TIED UP-

AND BOUND-

WITH DUCT TAPE.

ROBBED OF THEIR PERSONAL BELONGINGS-

TONIGHT-

WHAT POLICE ARE SAYING ABOUT THE ROBBERS-

WHO THEY ARE LOOKINGF OR TONIGHT.

"She needs to go to jail, to serve her time, for her child."

THAT CHILD WAS LEFT IN THE DUMPSTER TO DIE.

NOW AT SEVEN --

THE MAN WHO THOUGHT HE HEARD A CAT --

AND WOUND UP SAVING A BABY'S LIFE!

PLUS-

THE OSCARS ARE JUST FIVE DAYS AWAY-

BUT WHAT'S GOING ON BEHIND THE SCENES?

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT TO EXPECT COMING UP THIS SUNDAY.

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


HL 1) NAPLES HOME INVASION-VOTOPS


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HL 2) BABY FOUND IN DUMPSTER-SOTVO


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HL 3) OSCAR PREVIEW-VOTOPS


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SHOW OPEN-CLIP


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NAPLES HOME INVASION-2SH PUSH VOWIPE


A FAMILY'S RELAXING EVENING IN AN EXCLUSIVE NAPLES NEIGHBORHOOD TURNED INTO A LIVING NIGHTMARE!

THEY SAY TWO MEN WITH GUNS CAME INTO THEIR HOUSE AND BOUND THEM WITH DUCT TAPE.

AND IT DIDN'T STOP THERE.

GOOD EVENING AND THANKS FOR WATCHING!

I'M JEFF BUTERA.

AND I'M COURTNEY ROBINSON.

IT HAPPENED AROUND 9:00 LAST NIGHT OFF OF 17TH AVENUE SOUTH.

OFFICERS SAY THE MASKED MEN FORCED TWO CHILDREN AND THREE ADULTS INTO THE MASTER BEDROOM AT GUNPOINT.

THEY DUCT-TAPED ALL FIVE OF THEM.

ONE RANSACKED THE HOUSE AND ANOTHER ROBBER WATCHED THE FAMILY.

AFTER 40 MINUTES - THEY DEMANDED THE KEYS TO THE FAMILY'S B-M-W.

OFFICERS FOUND THAT CAR NEAR TOMMY BAHAMA'S IN NAPLES. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES HOME INVASION-SOTVO


Lance/Neighbor /4:31:03 "they've had other homes in other communities but i guess this is his last hoorah but i guess it's a shame that he had start it off this way."

Audrie Stermer/Naples/4:33:12 "my heart goes out to the family, you just never quite feel safe after that."

WE KNOW THE ROBBERS GOT AWAY WITH A WEDDING RING AND OTHER ITEMS.

OFFICERS CALL THE ROBBERY RANDOM.

THEY'RE STILL LOOKING FOR THE ARMED MEN. Return to index of stories...


SERGEANT WILSON SCAM-VOWIPE


WATCH OUT FOR THIS!

SOMEONE'S USING A FALLEN OFFICER TO CASH IN.

LOOK AT THIS LETTER.

THEY'RE ASKING FOR MONEY FOR THE FAMILY OF FALLEN CHARLOTTE COUNTY SERGEANT MICHAEL WILSON.

WILSON WAS KILLED IN THE LINE LAST AUGUST.

THE ENVELOPES ARE SEALED IN STOLEN ENVELOPES FROM HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH.

BUT THE FUND IS A FRAUD. Return to index of stories...


SERGEANT WILSON SCAM-SOTVO


Michael Lemay

Charlotte Co. Resident

49:09 it is sad its hard on the family that has to go through that and it is its truly sad 49:16

THE LETTERS HAVE ONLY BEEN REPORTED.

DEPUTIES DON'T YET KNOW WHO DROPPED THEM OFF.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION CALL THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. Return to index of stories...


DEPUTY DRAGGED-TRX-SSTOPS -VO-OC


DEPUTIES SAY THIS WOMAN-

CHERYL ALLIANO CAUSED A CRASH IN NORTH FORT MYERS THEN DRAGGED A DEPUTY 10 FEET WITH HER CAR.

THEY FOUND HER HIDING IN A NEARBY MCDONALD'S BATHROOM.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY PEPPER-SPRAYED HER FROM OVER THE WALL. AND SHE STILL WOULDN'T COOPERATE.

A DEPUTY CLIMBED UNDER THE BATHROOM DOOR, AND SAYS SHE PUNCHED HIM.

DEPUTIES TAZED HER TWICE BEFORE DRAGGING HER OUT OF THE STALL AND ARRESTING HER. Return to index of stories...


TODDLER DROWNS-TRX-VOTOPS


TRAGIC NEWS OUT OF ORLANDO TONIGHT.

A 2-YEAR-OLD BOY DROWNED IN A POND AT AN APARTMENT COMPLEX.

DEPUTIES GOT A CALL AROUND ONE THIS AFTERNOON FOR A MISSING CHILD.

A SHORT TIME LATER, A NEIGHBOR AND WORKER FOUND THE TODDLER IN THE WATER OF A FENCED-IN POND.

PARAMEDICS RUSHED HIM TO THE HOSPITAL WHERE DOCTORS PRONOUNCED HIM DEAD.

TONIGHT DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING. Return to index of stories...


THE BENTLY BANDIT-BNC-VO-WIPE


THE SO-CALLED "BENTLEY BANDIT" WILL SPEND SEVEN YEARS BEHIND BARS IN FLORIDA.

JUSTIN DURBIN EARNED THE INFAMOUS NICKNAME IN 2011 --

AFTER HE STOLE A BENTLEY FROM A NAPLES HIGH-END CAR DEALER.

IT WAS PART OF A NATION-WIDE LUXURY CAR THEFT SPREE THAT SPANNED THREE MONTHS.

AUTHORITIES ARRESTED DURBIN *IN THE BENTLEY* AFTER A HIGH SPEED CHASE IN LOUISIANA.

TODAY --

HE PLEADED NO CONTEST TO FELONY GRAND THEFT.

THE OWNER OF THE NAPLES SHOP HE STOLE FROM CALLS THE PRISON TIME APPROPRIATE. Return to index of stories...


THE BENTLY BANDIT-SOTVO


Nicholas Garulay/Ambassador Luxury and Exotic Cars: he's really smart and talented and a great talker. i really honestly would have hired him. he was so good at negotiating and he was so good at playing this game. he believed in the lies he was telling.

HE HOPES DURBIN CAN CHANNEL THOSE SKILLS INTO SOMETHING POSITIVE WHEN HE'S DONE SERVING TIME.

BUT IT COULD BE A WHILE.

DURBIN FACES ADDITIONAL CHARGES IN SEVERAL OTHER STATES.

HE'S ALSO FACING A LOCAL "FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE" CHARGE. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP


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DISTRICT 19 CANDIDATE DEBATE-SOT-SS


FOR THE FIRST TIME, CANDIDATES HOPING TO REPRESENT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA IN CONGRESS SQUARED OFF IN A DEBATE.

4 G-O-P HOPEFULS SPOKE IN FORT MYERS.

ONE HOT BUTTON ISSUE THIS POLICITCAL SEASON IS LEGALIZING MARIJUANA.

Paige Kreegel

5851 "It quickly becomes recreational marijuana and so I'm not going to vote for it but if history tells us something and it gets the chance to be on the ballot it's probably going to be legal here."

Lizbeth Benacquisto

5538 "I tell you I personally do not support the amendment because I do not like the thought of allowing illegal drug use for anything."

Curt Clawson

5610 "I don't want to start the ball rolling towards this idea that legalizing illegal drugs is somehow okay and nobody gets hurt."

Michael Dreikorn

5723 "I say take it off schedule one if it doesn't belong there. Allow the pharmaceutical industry to conduct the research. Allow the doctor to make determination and then control it."

FOUR OTHERS ARE ALSO RUNNING FOR THE EMPTY DISTRICT 19 SEAT. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING HEARING-VO


THE DAN A HUGHES COMPANY WENT TO COURT TODAY --

ARGUING THEY CAN AND SHOULD DRILL FOR OIL IN COLLIER COUNTY.

THEY MADE THAT ARGUMENT AT A STATE HEARING TODAY --

PUSHED FOR BY THOSE WHO OPPOSED THE DRILLING.

FOR EXAMPLE,

THE SOUTH FLORIDA WILDLANDS ASSOCIATION ARE WORRIED ABOUT THE LOCAL PANTHERS IN THE AREA.

BUT THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ALREADY APPROVED THE DRILLING PERMIT.

STILL --

IT'S ON HOLD BECAUSE THESE GROUPS PETITIONED FOR THIS HEARING.

IT'S EXPECTED TO LAST UNTIL FRIDAY. Return to index of stories...


VR LABS-OTS VO


THE PROMISE OF HUNDREDS OF JOBS LANDED VR-LABS NEARLY 5 MILLION DOLLARS IN TAXPAYER MONEY.

TONIGHT THE COUNTY WANTS A REFUND FOR YOU.

COUNTY ATTORNEYS WANT V-R LABS TO PAY BACK THE MONEY IT GOT TO BUILD THE NOW EMPTY WAREHOUSE OFF ALICO ROAD.

THEY SAY THE HERBAL DRINK COMPANY FAILED TO MEET THREE CONTRACT OBLIGATIONS INCLUDING CREATING NEW JOBS.

V-R LABS CLAIMS IT HAS THREE YEARS TO MEET ITS GOALS. Return to index of stories...


LEE SCHOOL EXPANSION-OTS VO


TOO MANY STUDENTS --

AND NOWHERE TO PUT THEM.

SO --

THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL PUT MORE CHILDREN IN CLASSES NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.

THE SCHOOLS ARE RUNNING OUT OF ROOM --

SO THIS IS THEIR SOLUTION.

THEY WILL EXCEED THE STATE LIMITS ON CLASS SIZE NEXT YEAR.

BUT THE DISTRICT WON'T PAY A FINE.

THATS BECAUSE A STATE LAW GIVES SCHOOLS SOME FLEXIBILITY WHEN IT COMES TO CLASS SIZE.

THE DISTRICT WILL NOT ADD SEATS TO KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SECOND GRADE CLASSES THOUGH.

THE ALTERNATIVE PLAN WAS TO INSTALL PORTABLE CLASSROOMS AT SCHOOLS COSTING NEARLY ONE MILLION DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


FLOTUS NEW PROGRAM-TRX-VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW --

FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA IS IN MIAMI.

SHE'S TALKING ABOUT NEW RULES TO BAN ADS IN SCHOOLS FOR JUNK FOOD.

THAT WILL MEAN BIG CHANGES FOR SOME SCHOOLS.

FOR EXAMPLE -

A SCOREBOARD CAN NO LONGER FEATURE ADS FOR COCA COLA OR OTHER UNHEALTHY SNACKS. Return to index of stories...


FLOTUS NEW PROGRAM-SOTVO


SOT Michelle Obama

"I think we can all agree that our classrooms should be healthy places where kids are not bombarded with ads for junk food."

ACCORDING TO THE U-S-D-A MORE THAN 90 PERCENT OF IN SCHOOL MARKETING IS RELATED TO SOFT DRINKS.WITH THAT INDUSTRY SPENDING ALMOST 150-MILLION DOLLARS.

THE FIRST LADY ANNOUNCED THE CHANGES FOR THE 4TH ANNIVERSARY OF HER LET'S MOVE INITIATIVE.

THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOLLOWS CURRENT U-S-D-A GUIDELINES. Return to index of stories...


DOWNTOWN FM LIBRARY-VO


THE PARKING PROBLEMS AT THE NEW DOWNTOWN LIBRARY IN FORT MYERS --

MAY GET RESOLVED SOON.

RIGHT NOW --

JUST 30 SPOTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE 20 MILLION DOLLAR FACILITY.

BUT COUNTY LEADERS ARE TALKING WITH NEIGHBORING LAND OWNERS TO ADD MORE PARKING SPACES.

ALSO, 275 SPOTS COULD OPEN AT THE OLD AMTEL HOTEL.

COUNTY LEADERS ARE ALSO IN TALKS WITH THE CITY FOR POSSIBLE ARRANGEMENTS WITH CITY PARKING GARAGES. Return to index of stories...


ABC7 CLEAN SWEEP-2SH-SS


ABC 7 AND GOODWILL ARE JOINING FORCES TOMORROW TO GET YOUR SPRING CLEANING STARTED.

JOIN US AT JET BLUE PARK TOMORROW FROM 7 AM TO 4PM--

YOU CAN DROP OFF EVERYTHING FROM CLOTHING AND FURNITURE TO APPLIANCES--

WE'LL HAVE A SHREDDER THERE TO GET RID OF ANY DOCUMENTS. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE ONE


"What would you say to people that think this is abuse? I'm sorry. crying."

SHE'S SORRY BECAUSE OFFICERS FOUND HER THREE-YEAR-OLD SON STARVING.

HE WEIGHED JUST 25 POUNDS.

STRAIGHT AHEAD - HIS PARENTS SPEAK OUT.

WHY THEY BLAME THE TODDLER.

PLUS-

MYSTERY ILLNESS CAUSING PARALYSIS IN CHILDREN.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT HAS TO HAPPEN --

BEFORE THE C-D-C GETS INVOLVED.

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TZ1 A FLORIDA CHILD ABUSE-SOTVO


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TZ1 B MYSTERY ILLNESS-VOTOPS


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FLORIDA CHILD ABUSE CASE-VOWIPE


WELCOME BACK TO ABC-7 NEWS AT 7.

ABC-7 IS HEARING FROM A BOYNTON BEACH COUPLE WHO FACES CHILD NEGLECT CHARGES AFTER THEIR TODDLER WAS FOUND STARVING TO DEATH.

OFFICERS SAY THE THREE YEAR OLD WEIGHED JUST 25 POUNDS.

TONIGHT HIS PARENTS ARE FIGHTING BACK.

THEY SAY THEIR SON'S AFRAID OF FOOD AND WILL ONLY EAT APPLE SAUCE OR DRINK MILK. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA CHILD ABUSE CASE-SOTVO


"Same thing with the food. He fights against doing it. There's only so much I'm going to try and have him do before he gets upset."

BUTT TO

"there's only so much I can do before he gets upset.

A SPOKESWOMAN FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES SAYS THE BOY IS IN THEIR CUSTODY AND GETTING MEDICAL CARE.

THERE ARE NO PRIOR COMPLAINTS AGAINST THE PARENTS.

D-C-F TOOK THEIR OTHER CHILDREN TO A RELATIVE. Return to index of stories...


CALIFORNIA MYSTERY ILLNESS-BNC VO


MEDICAL EXPERTS ARE INVESTIGATING A MYSTERY ILLNESS TONIGHT --

THAT MIMICS POLIO.

IT'S UNFOLDING IN CALIFORNIA --

WHERE KIDS WIND UP WITH PARALYZED ARMS AND LEGS.

SO FAR --

DOCTORS HAVE CONFIRMED FIVE CASES OF THE MYSTERY ILLNESS.

THEY SUSPECT 20 MORE.

THOSE DOCTORS CAN'T SPOT A LINK BETWEEN THE 25 CHILDREN THOUGH --

ANY VARIABLE IMPACTING ALL OF THEM.

THE ILLNESS CAN START WITH COLD OR FLU-LIKE SYMPTOMS AND PARALYZES AT LEAST ONE LIMB. Return to index of stories...


CALIFORNIA MYSTERY ILLNESS-SOTVO


"The prognosis that we've seen so far is not good. Most of the children we've seen so far have not recovered use of their arm or leg."

DOCTORS SUSPECT A VIRUS IS TO BLAME.

THEY SAY --

WHILE FRIGHTENING --

THIS IS VERY UNCOMMON.

IF THIS BREAKS FREE FROM CALIFORNIA --

THE C-D-C WILL GET INVOLVED. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE TWO


A NEWBORN LEFT TO DIE IN A DUMPSTER.

AHEAD -- A MAN TELLS US HOW HE FOUND THE BABY AND SAVED ITS LIFE.

AND TROUBLE ON CRAIGSLIST.AGAIN!

WHAT A TEEANGER BOUGHT - THAT GOT HIM IN A HEAP OF TROUBLE. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A BABY FOUND IN DUMPSTER-VOTOPS


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TZ2 B CRAIGSLIST BEATING-VOTOPS


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WEATHER-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


After Southwest Florida enjoyed temperatures in the low 80s again this afternoon, the weather pattern will allow us to squeeze out one more nice day before a cool front comes down the peninsula with clouds, rain and cooler temperatures for the end of the work week.

Overnight, expect some patchy fog to develop late with lows in the low 60s. Wednesday will again be partly sunny and mild with highs in the low 80s. The beaches should peak just shy of 80º.

The cool front arrives late tomorrow night with showers beginning after midnight and lasting through the early part of Thursday. Clouds linger all day, which will hold highs in the low-mid 70s.

By Friday, the cool front pushes away, allowing the sun to return on Friday afternoon with highs in the mid 70s.

This weekend is looking great with highs back into the low 80s. Return to index of stories...


BABY FOUND ALIVE IN DUMPSTER-VO-WIPE


TONIGHT ONE MAN IS A HERO.

HE FOUND A NEWBORN ALIVE -- IN A DUMPSTER OUTSIDE OF HIS APARTMENT.

THE HOUSTON MAN SAYS HE THOUGHT HE HEARD A CAT.

HE OPENED UP A TRASH BAG THIS MORNING AND INSTEAD FOUND A NEWBORN BOY.

HE KEPT IT WARM WHILE OTHERS CALLED 9-1-1. Return to index of stories...


BABY FOUND ALIVE IN DUMPSTER-SOTVO


S/ Ricky Ramirez / Contractor:20 -:30

"I was going to the back of the property on the golf car, and I saw Carlos carrying something in his hands. And I got close, and it was a baby. Newborn baby."

RICKY RAMIREZ RIGHT THERE.

FIREFIGHTERS RUSHED THE BABY TO THE HOSPITAL.

OFFICERS ARE LOOKING FOR THE PERSON WHO LEFT THE BABY BOY TO DIE. Return to index of stories...


CRAIGSLIST BEATING-VO


WE'VE GOT A WARNING TONIGHT FOR PEOPLE WHO USE CRAIGSLIST..

A TEENAGER WAS ASSAULTED AND ROBBED --

AFTER TRYING TO BUY A CAR THERE.

A TEENAGER MET SOMEONE IN AMARILLO, TEXAS --

TRYING TO BUY A SILVER LINCOLN TOWN CAR.

AFTER A TEST DRIVE, THE BUYER WENT INSIDE THE HOME TO GET SOME CASH.

WHEN THE TEEN CAME OUT, OFFICERS SAY THE SUSPECT HAD TWO OTHER MEN WITH HIM.

THEY BEAT THE VICTIM UP --

AND STOLE HIS MONEY. Return to index of stories...


OBESITY REPORT-TRX-VOTOPS


SHOCKING NUMBERS TONIGHT -

OBESITY RATES IN THE U-S REMAIN THE SAME AS THEY WERE MORE THAN A DECADE AGO.

THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION RELEASED NUMBRS TODAY SHOWING THAT ABOUT TWO-THIRDS OF ADULTS ARE OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE.

ONE OUT OF THREE CHILDREN AND TEENS IS OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE.

EXPERTS SAY OBESITY MUST REMAIN A PUBLIC HEALTH PRIORITY. Return to index of stories...


DISNEY EMPLOYEES MORE MONEY-OTS VO


DISNEY EMPLOYEES ARE SENDING A MESSAGE TO THEIR COMPANY --

PAY US MORE!

THEIR CONTRACT IS ABOUT TO EXPIRE, AND THEY SAY DISNEY'S PROFIT IS LARGE ENOUGH TO SHARE SOME WITH THEM.

HUNDREDS OF DISNEY HOUSEKEEPERS, RESTAURANT WORKERS, AND RIDE OPERATORS CHANTED "YES" --

FIGHTING TO GET A NEW CONTRACT.

THE UNION RALLY COMES ONE WEEK BEFORE NEGOTIATIONS WITH DISNEY FOR HIGHER WAGES, MORE AFFORDABLE BENEFITS AND IMPROVEMENTS TO PENSION PLANS. Return to index of stories...


DISNEY EMPLOYEES MORE MONEY-SOTVO


"Two thirds of our people we represent are not making enough money. They're making less than 10 dollars an hour. So hopefully the company can look at that."

DISNEY CLAIMS MANY OF THE UNION WORKERS WHO DO MAKE LESS THAN 10 DOLLARS AN HOUR ONLY WORK PART TIME.

THE COMPANY SAYS, DESPITE COMPLAINTS, MANY OF THE UNION WORKERS HAVE CHOSEN TO REMAIN AT DISNEY A DECADE OR MORE. Return to index of stories...


OSCAR PREVIEW-TCMON VO


TONIGHT - WE'RE LOOKING AHEAD TO THE WEEKEND AND THE MUCH ANTICIPATED 86TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS RIGHT HERE ON ABC.

MOVIE STARS WON'T BE THE ONLY ONE'S CELEBRATING.

SIX YOUNG ASPIRING FILM MAKERS WON A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO HAND OUT THOSE COVETED GOLD OSCARS.

IT'S PART OF THE "TEAM OSCAR" COLLEGE SEARCH.

ELLEN ANNOUNCED THE WINNERS ON HER SHOW.

THE STUDENTS SELECTEDCREATIVELY EXPLAINED HOW THEY WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE NEXT GENERATION OF FILM. Return to index of stories...


OSCAR PREVIEW-SOTVO-SS


SOT -- Mackenna Millet, Pepperdine University Student / "I'm like on cloud

nine this week. It's like the best week of my life."

THEY'LL PRESENT THE AWARDS ON SUNDAY AND RUB ELBOWS WITH HOLLYWOOD HEAVYWEIGHTS.

YOU CAN WATCH THE ACADEMY AWARDS STARTING AT SEVEN O'CLOCK THIS SUNDAY RIGHT HERE ON ABC7. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT-CLIP


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TEASE THREE-POP


TWO LOCAL GUYS CHASING DOWN NFL DREAMS TODAY.

HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER JAMEIS WINSTON. SAYS BEING ON THE BASEBALL FIELD TODAY WAS BETTER THAN WINNING A NATIONAL CHAMPION IN FOOTBALL. WE'LL EXPLAIN Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A-VO-DISS


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TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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11PM TZ1) BEN AND JERRY'S-VOTOPS-WIPE


BEN AND JERRY'S ICE CREAM HAS A NEW "CORE" CONCEPT --

AND IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH GETTING IN SHAPE.

DETAILS ON FOUR DELICIOUS NEW FLAVORS. AT ELEVEN. Return to index of stories...


11PM TZ2) DELTA TWEET-SSTOPS


PLUS -- A DELTA AIRLINES TWEET CAUSES A STIR ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

WHY IT'S APOLOGIZING TONIGHT --

FOR IT'S ADVICE ON ON-BOARD BREASTFEEDING. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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NFL COMBINE-POPMON


A COUPLE LOCAL GUYS HAD JOB INTERVIEWS TODAY. BUT IT DID NOT INVOLVE. BUSINESS SUITS AND RESUMES. RATHER 40 TIMES AND FOOTBALLS. THE NFL COMBINE IS THE ULTIMATE CHANCE TO SHOW OFF IN FRONT OF NFL COACHES AND SCOUTS. AND TRE BOSTON AND JAYLEN WATKINS WERE DOING JUST THAT. Return to index of stories...


NFL COMBINE-VIDBOX


BOSTON. IS A NORTH FORT MYERS GRAD. WHO PLAYED HIS COLLEGE FOOTBALL AT NORTH CAROLINA.

BOSTON IS CONSIDERED A LATE ROUND DRAFT PICK. TODAY. HE RAN THE 40 YARD DASH IN 4.59 SECONDS.

MEANWHILE. CAPE CORAL GRAD JAYLEN WATKINS. HAD A GREAT DAY AT THE COMBINE.

HE RAN THE 40 IN 4.41 SECONDS AND BENCH PRESSED 225 POUNDS. 22 TIMES.

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NFL COMBINE-SOTTOPS


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JAMEIS WINSTON-VOTOPS


THE FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES. JUMPED UP IN COMPETITION TODAY. FACING THE NEW YORK YANKEES. IN TAMPA.

AMONG THE NOLES ON THE FIELD TODAY. HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER JAMEIS WINSTON.

WINSTON WENT O FOR 2 WITH A STRIKE OUT TODAY. BUT SAYS IT WAS A GREAT DAY--- AFTERALL HE'S A YANKEE FAN Return to index of stories...


JAMEIS WINSTON-SOTTOPS


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MINNESOTA TWINS-POPMON


LAST YEAR. LIKE EVERY YEAR THE TWINS PLAYED 162 GAMES. BUT IT DIDN'T TAKE THAT LONG TO FRUSTRATE THEIR FANS. THINGS SEEMED BAD FROM THE GET-GO. LOSING 96 GAMES. THIS SEASON IT'S ALL ABOUT STARTING OVER. WITH A LOT OF NEW PLAYERS. Return to index of stories...


MINNESOTA TWINS-VOTOPS


THE TWINS SPENT PLENTY OF MONEY IN THE OFFSEASON. 88 MILLION DOLLARS. TO BE EXACT. HOPING TO CHANGE ALL THAT.

THE STARTING PITCHING WILL LOOK A LOT DIFFERENT THIS SEASON.

WITH NEWNESS. BRINGS UNCERTAINTY

SO FOR RON GARDENHIRE. IT'S WAIT AND SEE. Return to index of stories...


MINNESOTA TWINS-SOTTOPS


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LEBRON JAMES-VOTOPS


IT'S BEEN HARD TO STOP LEBRON JAMES THIS SEASON. BUT A BROKEN NOSE IS ONE OF THEM.

JAMES BROKE HIS NOSE LAST THURSDAY. AN INJURY THAT KEPT HIM OUT OF SUNDAY'S GAME AGAINST THE BULLS.

LEBRON SAYS HE WILL PLAY AGAINST THE KNICKS ON THURSDAY. AND HE WILL BE WEARING A MASK Return to index of stories...


LEBRON JAMES-SOTTOPS


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FUN SPORTS-VOTOPS


FINAL STOP NEW ORLEANS.

THIS PELICAN FAN GETS A BEER SHOWER. THANKS TO CLIPPERS FORWARD JARED DUDLEY.

WHAT SHOULD WE BE MORE ALARMED ABOUT. THE FACT THAT THAT GUY WAS DOUBLE FISTING. OR THAT A BEER AT A PELICANS GAME IS 20 BUCKS. Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-4 SHOT


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