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BREAKING NEWS CLIP TZ4 B TAMPA 2016 DNC CONVENTION-VOTOPS-WIPE
HEADLINES------------- TZ4 C MISSISSIPPI MAN AWAKES FROM THE DEAD-SOTVOTO
HL1) TOP STORIES-VO-WIPE CROSSTALK WX TEASE-2SH-WX GFX
HL2) CLINTON DOCUMENTS-VO-WIPE NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIP
HL3) BEAT GYM BOREDOM-VOTOPS NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-SAT 3 TOPS
WX HL-WX WALL TS1) WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-VOTOPS
NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIPTOPS TS 2) CHARLOTTE FATAL CRASH-SS-VO
WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-TRX-2-SHOT POP TS 3) I75 TRUCK ROLLOVER-VOTOPS
WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-LIVE U 2 hidden oaks norovirus update-TRX-VO
WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-VO BRITISH SPIES INTERCEPT WEBCAM PICS, VIDEO-TRX-2-S
WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-LIVE U 2 BRITISH SPIES INTERCEPT WEBCAM PICS, VIDEO-PKG
CHARLOTTE DEADLY CRASH-TRX-SS-VO BRITISH SPIES INTERCEPT WEBCAM PICS, VIDEO-OC
LEHIGH SR 82 CRASH-VO NJ BRIDGE SCANDAL TEXT MESSAGES RELEASED-TRX-VO
I75 TRUCK ROLLOVER-TRX-VOTOPS TAMPA 2016 DNC CONVENTION-TRX-OC-VO-OC
KY SAME SEX MARRIAGE BAN-TRX-VO CLAY AIKEN FILES PAPERWORK-TRX-VOTOPS
CLINTON DOCUMENTS-TRX-2-SHOT VO SANDY HOOK ADVISORY COMMISSION-TRX-VO
JURY DELIBERATIONS KERRY KENNEDY-TRX-VO JAMES HOLMES TRIAL SET-TRX-VOTOPS
BRIDGEGATE 911 CALLS-TRX-VOTOPS HERNANDEZ JAIL ISOLATION-TRX-VOTOPS
DOJ WANTS TO STORE NSA PHONE RECORDS LONGER-TRX-VO CARNIVAL LAWSUIT-VO
VERIZON WIRELESS DATA BREACH-TRX-VOTOPS NAPLES DAILY NEWSMAKERS-TRX-2-SHOT
RUSSIA UKRAINE LATEST-TRX-SAT 24 LIVELOOK-VO NAPLES DAILY NEWSMAKERS-PKG
FM COMMUNITY PRAYER-OC-NATS-VO MISSISSIPPI MAN AWAKES FROM THE DEAD-VO
WINTER STORM LATEST-TRX-2-SHOT ANIBOX MISSISSIPPI MAN AWAKES FROM THE DEAD-SOTVO OC
WINTER STORM LATEST-PKG ROGEN HEARING-OC SOTVO
WINTER STORM LATEST-OC STRIP CLUB TO CHURCH-OC SOTVO
LEE CO FAIR-TRX-OC-VO-BNR TX:CITY TO TURN SEWER WATER INTO DRINKING WATER?-V
RED SOX AGAINST TWINS-VO LOTTERY MISTAKE-VO
BONITA MOVIE IN THE PARK-2SHOT SS WINDSOR WINTER WONDERLAND-TRX-VOTOPS
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT
TZ1 A BEAT GYM BOREDOM-VOTOPS TZ5 A BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-VO-WIPE
WEATHER TEASE-WX ID WEATHER TEASE-WX ID
BEAT GYM BOREDOM-2-SHOT BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-2-SHOT
BEAT GYM BOREDOM-PKG BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-PKG
TEASE TWO-2-SHOT STORM WARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP
TZ2 A NASA 715 PLANETS-VO CROSSTALK-CAM 9 WX EST
NASA 715 PLANETS-VOTOPS FORECAST-WX WALL
STORMWARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP BOEING UNVEILS SELF DESTRUCTING PHONE-TRX-VO
CROSSTALK INTO WX-CAM 9 WX EST SUCCESS AT WORK-VO
FORECAST-WXWALL IDENTITY THEFT TOPS 2013 CONSUMER COMPLAINTS-TRX-V
OIL DRILLING HEARING OVER-TRX-VO NO SPARE TIRE-VO
JOHN MORGAN ON MED MARIJUANA-TRX-VO NO SPARE TIRE-SOTVO
JOHN MORGAN ON MED MARIJUANA-SOTVO CARMAX HIRING NATIONWIDE-TRX-VOTOPS
ROBERT LITTLE CHARGED-OC SS TEASE SIX-2-SHOT
COLLIER CAR BREAK INS-TRX-OC TZ6 A ELLEN DEGENERES OSCARS-VO
CAPE PLANTS STOLEN-TRX-VOTOPS FINAL CHECK OF STOCKS-SAT 3 FULL
PREPAID COLLEGE PLAN DEADLINE-TRX-OC-BNR ELLEN DEGENERES OSCARS-2-SHOT -NATSVO
TEASE THREE-2-SHOT JIM LANGE DIES-TRX-VOTPS
TZ3 A PLASTIC SURGERY GROWTH-VO-WIPE LEAH REMINI SCIENTIOLOGY-VO
TZ3 B COST OF RAISING CHILDREN-VOTOPS TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS
PLASTIC SURGERY GROWTH-2-SHOT VO TS1) WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-VOTOPS
HOSPITAL HAND SANITIZER -VO TS 2) CHARLOTTE FATAL CRASH-SS-VO
OBESITY BIRTH CONTROL MS RISKS-VO TS 3) I75 TRUCK ROLLOVER-VOTOPS
COST OF RAISING CHILDREN-TRX-VOTOPS TS3) RED SOX GAME-VOTOPS
TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT CLOSE-2SH-AWS ANI
TZ4 A BRITISH SPIES INTERCEPT WEBCAM PICS, VIDEO-V  


BREAKING NEWS CLIP


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


A BUSY MORNING

LOTS TO CATCH YOU UP ON.

FROM A ROBBERY AT GUN POINT INVOLVING A BABY

TO FATAL CRASHES IN CHARLOTTE AND LEE COUNTIES

ALL WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING.

THE SECRET CLINTON PAPERS.

WHAT'S INSIDE THE CONFIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS.

FROM PRESIDENT CLINTON'S TIME IN OFFICE.

LAWYERS GOT INVOVLED, TO MAKE THEM PUBLIC.

WE HAVE DETAILS. ON THE HUGE RELEASE, TODAY.

AND IF YOUR GYM ROUTINE.

HAS YOU FEELING LIKE A TREADMILL.

GOING ROUND AND ROUND

LISTEN UP.

THE ONE THING YOU NEED TO SHAKE UP YOUR WORKOUT Return to index of stories...


HL1) TOP STORIES-VO-WIPE


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HL2) CLINTON DOCUMENTS-VO-WIPE


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HL3) BEAT GYM BOREDOM-VOTOPS


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WX HL-WX WALL


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NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-TRX-2-SHOT POP


ABC7 IS STAYING ON TOP OF BREAKING NEWS THIS MORNING.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE ON THE HUNT FOR TWO MEN WHO ROBBED A WAFFLE HOUSE EARLY THIS MORNING.

TWO MEN STORMED INTO THE DINER. JUST WEST OF 1-75.

ABC7'S DANIELLE KOLENIAK IS LIVE ON SCENE WITH AN UPDATE.

DANIELLE? Return to index of stories...


WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-LIVE U 2


CRIME SCENE TAPE IS DOWN AND WAFFLE HOUSE IS BACK OPEN.

MEANWHILE DEPUTIES ARE SEARCHING FOR THE TWO SUSPECTS. Return to index of stories...


WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-VO


SPOKE TO ONE VICTIM'S MOTHER WHO RUSHED TO SCENE.

-SAYS HER DAUGHTER WAS EATING AT WAFFLE HOUSE WITH A FRIEND.

-TWO ARMED MEN, WEARING MASKS CAME IN. TOLD EVERYONE TO SIT ON THE FLOOR.

-DEMANDED THEY TAKE OFF THEIR JEWELRY, HAND OVER THEIR CELL PHONES,

KEYS.

-MEN WERE KICKING WORKERS.

-THERE WAS A BABY INSIDE AT THE TIME

-MEN TOOK OFF. DOESNT KNOW HOW. Return to index of stories...


WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-LIVE U 2


INVESTIGATORS ARE COMBING THROUGH SURVALLIENCE VIDEO. WE'RE WORKING TO GET THAT VIDEO.

TRIED TO SPEAK WITH THE MANAGER, HE SAYS HES NOT ALLOWED TO SPEAK TO MEDIA BUT TELLS ME EVERYONE IS OK.

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


CHARLOTTE DEADLY CRASH-TRX-SS-VO


A WOMAN IS DEAD --AFTER A CRASH ON STATE ROAD 776 JUST WEST OF GILLOT BOULEVARD IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

DEPUTIES TELL US IT WAS A SINGLE CAR ROLLOVER.

THE WOMAN WAS EJECTED FROM HER S-U-V.

A TOW TRUCK PICKED UP THE CAR.

F-H-P IS INVESTIGATING.

THE ROAD IS CLEAR FOR YOUR MORNING COMMUTE. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH SR 82 CRASH-VO


IN A SERIOUS CRASH OUT OF LEHIGH ACRES.

ONE OF THE DRIVERS WAS TAKEN TO LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL--

AND IS CURRENTLY UNDERGOING SURGERY.

THE CRASH HAPPENED ON STATE ROAD 82 BETWEEN GREGORY AVE AND GRIFFIN DRIVE.

ACCORDING TO DETECTIVES ON THE SCENE A BLACK CAR CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND HIT A RED CAR.

THE DRIVER IN THE RED CAR IS CURRENTLY IN SURGERY.

THE DRIVER OF THE BLACK CAR WAS ALSO TAKEN TO LEE MEMORIAL.

WE ARE WORKING TO LEARN THAT PERSONS CONDITION.

THE ROAD IS BACK OPEN. Return to index of stories...


I75 TRUCK ROLLOVER-TRX-VOTOPS


THE SOUTH BOUND LANE OF I75 IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY IS BACK OPEN THIS MORNING.

DEPUTIES SAY A SEMI-TRUCK HIT TWO CARS AT MILE MARKER 163 IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY CAUSING THE ROLLOVER CRASH.

TWO PEOPLE FROM BOTH CARS WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL AND THE TRUCK DRIVER IS OK.

FLORIDA HIGH WAY PATROL IS WORKING TO FIGURE OUT HOW THE SEMI-TRUCK COLLIDED WITH TWO CARS.

CHARGES ARE PENDING. Return to index of stories...


KY SAME SEX MARRIAGE BAN-TRX-VO


A FEDERAL JUDGE IN KENTUCKY RULED THE STATE WILL RECOGNIZE SAME-SEX MARRIAGES PERFORMED OUTSIDE THE STATE AND IN OTHER COUNTRIES.

BUT KENTUCKY'S ATTORNEY GENERAL IS ASKING FOR A 90-DAY DELAY.

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MUST DECIDE WHETHER TO APPEAL THE JUDGE'S FEBRUARY 12TH RULING THAT THE STATE'S SAME SEX MARRIAGE BAN IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

COUPLES WANTING TO MARRY IN KENTUCKY STILL CANNOT GET A LICENSE. Return to index of stories...


CLINTON DOCUMENTS-TRX-2-SHOT VO


THE CONFIDENTIAL SEAL. IS COMING UNDONE.

A BATCH OF COMMUNICATIONS, MEMOS AND PAPERS. FROM THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION. COMES OUT TODAY.

ABOUT 5-THOUSAND DOCUMENTS ARE THE FIRST OF A MASSIVE COLLECTION. SET TO BE RELEASED OVER THE NEXT TWO WEEKS.

THE DOCUMENTS WERE REQUESTED FOR RELEASE FOR YEARS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT. Return to index of stories...


JURY DELIBERATIONS KERRY KENNEDY-TRX-VO


IT'S NOW UP THE JURY.

DECIDING WHETHER KERRY KENNEDY. SHOULD BE CONVICTED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AMBIEN.

DELIBERATIONS CONTINUE. FOUR MEN AND TWO WOMEN. TODAY.

THEY'RE DECIDING. IF KENNEDY REALIZED SHE WAS IMPAIRED. WHEN SHE GOT BEHIND THE WHEEL AFTER TAKING THE PILL, ON ACCIDENT.

KENNEDY WAS ARRESTED IN 2012. AFTER SIDE-SWIPING A TRUCK.

SHE PLEADED NOT GUILTY. Return to index of stories...


BRIDGEGATE 911 CALLS-TRX-VOTOPS


INTEREST IN NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE'S SO-CALLED SCANDAL CONTINUES TODAY.

THE BOROUGH OF FORT LEE IS RELEASING 911 CALLS RELATED TO LAST SEPTEMBER'S LANE CLOSURES ON THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE.

CHRISTIE HAS SAID HE WAS UNAWARE OF THE LANE CLOSURES WHEN THEY HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


DOJ WANTS TO STORE NSA PHONE RECORDS LONGER-TRX-VO


THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION. WANTS TO KEEP MILLIONS OF AMERICANS' PHONE RECORDS. BEYOND THE FIVE-YEAR LIMIT.

RIGHT NOW, THE N-S-A IS REQUIRED TO DESTROY THE MATERIAL, AFTER THAT TIME.

THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT. ASKED A SUPERVISING COURT WEDNESDAY. TO EXTEND THAT TIME LIMIT.

THE D-O-J SAYS THE INFORMATION IS NEEDED. FOR LAWSUITS CHALLENGING THE GOVERNMENT'S DATA COLLECTION PROGRAM. Return to index of stories...


VERIZON WIRELESS DATA BREACH-TRX-VOTOPS


VERIZON WIRELESS IS LOOKING INTO POSSIBLE SECURITY BREACHES AT TWO RETAILERS THAT USE ITS TECHNOLOGY.

VERIZON DID NOT NAME THE TWO RETAILERS AFFECTED BY THE POTENTIAL DATA BREACH.

MANY RETAILERS OPERATE LARGE NETWORKS THROUGH TECHNOLOGY PROVIDED BY VERIZON.

LARGE NETWORKS HAVE BEEN ON HIGH ALERT SINCE A MASSIVE CREDIT CARD DATA HACK AT TARGET LATE LAST YEAR. Return to index of stories...


RUSSIA UKRAINE LATEST-TRX-SAT 24 LIVELOOK-VO


NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE ---

THE SWISS GOVERNMENT. IS FREEZING ANY MONEY. SENT TO ALLIES OF THE FORMER LEADER.

UKRAINE'S INTERIOR MINISTER SAYS. MEMBERS OF THE RUSSIAN MILITARY. ARE BLOCKING AN AIRPORT NEAR A RUSSIAN NAVAL BASE.

HE CALLS THE BLOCKADE. A "MILITARY INVASION AND OCCUPATION."

SEPARATELY, DOZENS OF ARMED MEN IN MILITARY UNIFORMS. WITHOUT MARKINGS. ARE PATROLLING THE AIRPORT.

TENSIONS ARE RUNNING HIGH. BETWEEN UKRAINE AND RUSSIA. Return to index of stories...


FM COMMUNITY PRAYER-OC-NATS-VO


RIGHT HERE IN FORT MYERS.

YOU PROBABLY RECALL THE UNNECESSARY VIOLENCE LAST YEAR.

IT TOOK THE LIVES. OF NINE VICTIMS.

THIS YEAR. RESIDENTS ARE REMEMBERING.

'pause for nats of event'

THIS IS THE FOURTH YEAR FOR THIS COMMUNITY PRAYER.

THEY'RE PRAYING FOR AN END TO THE VIOLENCE.

THE GROUP ALSO ACKNOWLEDGED THAT MANY OF THESE CRIMES ARE STILL UNSOLVED -

AND THAT ANYONE WHO KNOWS SOMETHING, SHOULD SPEAK UP.

POLICE SAY IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO REPORT WHAT YOU KNOW ABOUT THESE CRIMES. Return to index of stories...


WINTER STORM LATEST-TRX-2-SHOT ANIBOX


SEVERE STORMS, DRENCHING THE WEST COAST.

NOW FLOODING AND MUDSLIDES. ARE MAJOR CONCERNS.

EVACUATION ORDERS ARE BEING HANDED OUT.

GINGER ZEE HAS THE LATEST FROM GLENDORA, CALIFORNIA. Return to index of stories...


WINTER STORM LATEST-PKG


NAT - DRILLING WALL BARICADE

OVERNIGHT-- BRACING FOR IMPACT.

SOT - 22:48:13

"Dirt, rock, mud and waterand it's going that way."

AHEAD OF THE DELUGE -- TWO CALIFORNIA FOOTHILL COMMUNITIES - TOLD TO PACK UP

.AND LEAVE.

SOT - 22:47:28

"They've come by with loudspeakers announcing mandatory evacuation"

THE FEAR.

nat - "get outa here"

DEVASTATING MUDSLIDES - ALMOST ALL OF CALIFORNIA PARCHED BY HISTORIC DROUGHT

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Nats fire

ADD 2000 ACRES OF FRESHLY TORCHED LAND FROM LAST MONTHS WILDFIRES. AND IT'S

A RECIPE FOR DUSTRUCTION.

VIRTUAL VIEW GFX:

THAT DRY AND CHARRED EARTH NO LONGER HAS VEGETATION -- THE BURN SCARS

STRIPPING THE LAND'S ABILITY TO ABSORB WATER. THE ONLY PLACE FOR RAIN TO

FLOW: DOWNHILL. TAKING WITH IT TONS AND TONS OF DESTRUCTIVE AND POTENTIALY

DEADLY DEBRIS.

Sot - 22:38:04

"That's a pretty big hill / and there's a lot of earth that can come down."

MORE THAN A THOUSAND HOMES ARE NOW IN THE IMPACT ZONE. BEFORE LEAVING --

RESIDENTS WERE PILING UP SANDBAGS - AND LINING THE STREETS WITH SANDBAGS AND

CEMENT BARRIERS - HOPING TO DIRECT ALL THAT MUD AND DEBRIS AWAY FROM THEIR

HOMES.

THESE NEW FEARS COME AFTER MORE THAN AN INCH OF RAIN FELL IN LA - CAUSING

CHAOS ON THE ROADS.

NATS SEMI CRASH - 22:30:45

THIS SEMI - GRINDING RIGHT THROUGH A HIGHWAY GUARDRAIL.

nat

AND IN THE BAY AREA - THIS PICKUP TRUCK FLIPPING OVER. Return to index of stories...


WINTER STORM LATEST-OC


THAT WAS GINGER ZEE WITH THAT REPORT.

HEAVY RAIN THIS MORNING IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COULD BRING DANGEROUS MUDSLIDES WHERE RECENT WILDFIRES HAVE LEFT MOUNTAINSIDES EXPOSED. Return to index of stories...


LEE CO FAIR-TRX-OC-VO-BNR


IT IS THE FIRST OFFICIAL DAY. OF THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA LEE COUNTY FAIR!

TICKETS ARE 12 DOLLARS.

THE FAIRGROUNDS ARE JUST EAST OF I-75, ON BAYSHORE ROAD.

THE FAIR OFFICIALLY STARTS TONIGHT.

AND LISTEN TO THIS. FROM 5 UNTIL 6 OCLOCK.

GET IN FOR FREE!

WE HAVE ALL THE INFO. AT ABC DASH SEVEN DOT COM, JUST CLICK ON SITES ON SEVEN. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX AGAINST TWINS-VO


TODAY. THE RED SOX WILL WELCOME THE MINNESOTA TWINS TO JETBLUE PARK.

THEY'RE PLAYING AT 1:05 THIS AFTERNOON. IN THE 2014 GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE.

THEN THE MINNESOTA TWINS WILL HOST BOSTON AT HAMMOND STADIUM TOMORROW. FOR THE SECOND OF SIX CONTESTS BETWEEN THE CROSS-TOWN FOES. Return to index of stories...


BONITA MOVIE IN THE PARK-2SHOT SS


WE'VE MADE IT TO FRIDAY. AND IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR SOME FUN WITH YOUR FAMILY OR FRIENDS THIS WEEKEND.

SO HOW ABOUT A MOVIE?

THE MOVIE IN THE PARK SERIES, CONTINUES IN BONITA SPRINGS.

AT RIVERSIDE PARK. THE AVENGERS. HITS THE BIG OUTDOOR SCREEN.

THE MOVIE STARTS AT 6:30 TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


DOING THE SAME WORKOUT ROUTINE CAN SOMETIMES GET BORING!

AND MAKES YOU QUIT, ALTOGETHER.

BUT A FEW THINGS. CAN HELP YOU, BEAT GYM BOREDOM.

WE'VE GOT THE TRICKS TO MIX UP YOU WORKOUT TO STAY ON TRACK. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A BEAT GYM BOREDOM-VOTOPS


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WEATHER TEASE-WX ID


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


BEAT GYM BOREDOM-2-SHOT


BORED WITH THE GYM?

NOT MOTIVATED TO BREAK A SWEAT.

SKIPPING WORKOUTS.EVEN QUITTING ALTOGETHER?

IF THIS SOUNDS LIKE YOU-- THERE'S HELP.

HOLLY FIRFER SHOWS US.

ONE MAN'S STRATEGY. TO STAY IN SHAPE. AND ALWAYS ENGAGED. Return to index of stories...


BEAT GYM BOREDOM-PKG


FIVE DAYS A WEEK, YOU CAN FIND ANDY LITTLE *HERE* AT THE GYM. BUT SEVERAL YEARS AGO, THAT WASN'T THE CASE. AND SIMPLY JOINING WASN'T ENOUGH.

I just needed something to keep me going, to keep me motivated to continue to work out.

SO ANDY TURNED TO HIS ELECTRONIC GADGETS. THE APPS ON HIS PHONE GIVE HIM SET WEIGHT WORKOUTS. THEY ALSO HELP HIM TRACK WHAT HE IS DOING. IN RETURN, HE EARNS POINTS AND COMPLETES QUESTS.

Its almost like I'm in competition with myself.

BUT IF YOU DON'T HAVE A SMART PHONE- OR IF THIS IS NOT YOUR THING- YOU CAN STILL MAKE EXERCISE ENJOYABLE AND ENGAGING, INSTEAD OF DULL AND DREADFUL.

FIRST- THOUGH IT MAY SOUND OBVIOUS- CONSIDER MIXING THINGS UP BY TAKING A CLASS.

When people take group exercise classes, its not like a chore, it's more like a social event. You work out together, and very soon 60 minutes is up and you don't realize you're working out.

IN SMALL GROUP PERSONAL TRAINING, THE PARTICIPANTS USUALLY SHARE COMMON GOALS- PLUS CAMARADERIE.

BUT IF YOU PREFER AN HOUR TO YOURSELF ON A SINGLE CARDIO MACHINE, MIX UP THE INTENSITY.

You might wanna spike it up, bring it down, take it up again, more of an interval training.

BUT NO MATTER HOW YOU DO IT, FIND SOMETHING THAT WORKS FOR YOU BECAUSE.

When people do get bored, it becomes a chore to them- so they don't want to work out, they don't want to come to the gym, it becomes like work rather than enjoyment. Return to index of stories...


TEASE TWO-2-SHOT


THE OIL DRILLING DEBATE IS STILL NOT OVER IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

ENVIORNMENTALISTS AND PEOPLE WHO LIVE NEAR HAVE BEEN FIGHTING OVER THE PROPOSED SITE.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT'S NEXT IN THIS CASE.

NASA LAUNCHES A TELESCOPE INTO SPACE FIVE YEARS AGO.

NOW IN 20-14 A NEW DISCOVERY HAS BEEN MADE THAT COULD EVEN BE SIMILAR TO OUR OWN PLANET.

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


TZ2 A NASA 715 PLANETS-VO


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NASA 715 PLANETS-VOTOPS


IT'S BEEN FIVE YEARS SINCE NASA LAUNCHED THE KEPLER SPACE TELESCOPE.

NOW IN 20-14 SCIENTISTS HAVE FOUND 715 NEW PLANETS - REVEALED IN THE LATEST PACKAGE OF DATA FROM KEPLER.

THIS IS THE BIGGEST SINGLE DISCOVERY OF PLANETS EVER MADE.

FOUR OF THE PLANETS - COULD POTENTIALLY SUPPORT LIFE.

NASA EXPECTS THE NEXT BATCH OF DATA WILL REVEAL EVEN MORE PLANETS. 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.

It's a noticeably cooler and less humid start to our Friday across Southwest Florida, but clouds are still lingering early this morning behind a cool front that through the area yesterday.

The good news is clouds will thin out by the mid to late morning, and we'll enjoy sunny weather for the remainder of our Friday. Temperatures will also be quite comfortable through the day as highs only reach the mid 70s.

Combine the pleasant temperatures with the low humidity, and we've got the ingredients for some very refreshing weather today!

Now that all the rain as moved through Southwest Florida, we'll keep dry weather in the forecast today, and this pattern continues through the weekend.

Tonight will be clear and a little chilly as temperatures drop down into the mid 50s along the coast and even as low as the upper 40s deep inland.

Our weekend weather is shaping up to be phenomenal. Saturday and Sunday will be warm and sunny with highs in the low to mid 80s, but the overnight and early morning will be cool with lows in the 50s.

The nice weather continues into the beginning of the week, but changes arrive by mid week as the next cool front approaches Wednesday, which will bring a round of rain and storms followed by another cool spell toward the end of the week. Return to index of stories...


OIL DRILLING HEARING OVER-TRX-VO


THE HEARING IS OVER. BUT NOT WITH A FINAL DECISION.

THE YES OR NO. ON OIL DRILLING IN GOLDEN GATE. IS STILL UNCLEAR.

ENVIORNMENTALISTS AND PEOPLE WHO LIVE NEAR THE PROPOSED SITE HAVE BEEN FIGHTING THE PLAN AND PUSHED FOR THE STATE HEARING. THAT WRAPPED UP THURSDAY.

BUT THE JUDGE WILL NOT MAKE A DECISION UNTIL A STATE COMMITTEE MEETS IN THE NEXT SIX WEEKS.

THAT COMMITTEE WILL ISSUE A RECOMMENDATION ON WHETHER THE PLAN IS SAFE.

IT'S BEEN 12 YEARS SINCE THE STATE COMMITTEE HAS HAD TO MEET AND ISSUE A RECOMMENDATION. Return to index of stories...


JOHN MORGAN ON MED MARIJUANA-TRX-VO


HE'S FOR THE PEOPLE. AND THIS MORNNG.

WE'RE HEARING FROM THE MAN. WITH POT AS HIS NUMBER ONE ISSUE.

ATTORNEY JOHN MORGAN, BRUSHED OFF ARGUMENTS.

THAT HE'S FUNDING THE CAMAPIGN, TO LEGALIZE MEDICAL MARIJUANA. TO HELP HIS CLOSE FRIEND, CHARLIE CRIST, GET AN EDGE IN THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR.

HE SAYS THIS IS ABOUT. GETTING SICK PEOPLE, RELIEF. Return to index of stories...


JOHN MORGAN ON MED MARIJUANA-SOTVO


John Morgan, Attorney

1235 "350,000 people will benefit day one. That's not my figures. That's the state of Florida. This is a mission of mercy. It has nothing to do with politics. It has everything to do with medicine."

SOME WORRY IT COULD LEAD TO MARIJUANA ABUSE. Return to index of stories...


ROBERT LITTLE CHARGED-OC SS


IN LEE COUNTY --

THIS FORMER CHURCH VOLUNTEER ACCUSED OF MOLESTING A LITTLE BOY HAS BEEN FORMALLY CHARGED AND WILL BE IN COURT NEXT WEEK.

*ROBERT LITTLE* WAS A VOLUNTEER AT ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH IN FORT MYERS.

HE LIVED IN A CHURCH-OWNED PROPERTY WHEN HE WAS ACCUSED.

THE VICTIM TOLD HIS MOM. *LITTLE* TOUCHED HIM INAPPROPRIATELY ON MORE THAN ONE OCCASION.

LITTLE WAS EVICTED FROM HIS HOME EARLIER THIS MONTH. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER CAR BREAK INS-TRX-OC


THIS MORNING. DEPUTIES HAVE A CRIME ALERT, IN COLLIER COUNTY.

THERE'S BEEN A SPIKE IN CAR BURGLARIES. THIEVES ARE TARGETING UNLOCKED CARS.

ONCE INSIDE. THEY'LL TAKE ANYTHING FROM LOOSE CHANGE, TO ELECTRONICS.

YOUR CAR ENDS UP RANSACKED. IN THE PROCESS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE PLANTS STOLEN-TRX-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THESE HOLES IN THE GROUND.

WHERE TREES WERE ONCE PLANTED.

SOMEONE DUG THEM UP. AND STOLE THEM FROM A FRONT YARD IN CAPE CORAL.

THEY TOOK MORE THAN 20 OF THE SPANISH STOPPERS. WORTH HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS.

THE OWNER SAYS WHOEVER TOOK THEM HAD TO USE A LARGE PICKUP TRUCK. BECAUSE THEY'RE BIG. Return to index of stories...


PREPAID COLLEGE PLAN DEADLINE-TRX-OC-BNR


TODAY IS YOUR LAST CHANCE. TO SIGN UP FOR A FLORIDA PRE-PAID COLLEGE PLAN.

AND LOCK IN TUITION AT CURRENT RATES.

THE PLAN OFFERS FAMILIES. A TAX-FREE WAY TO PREPAY THE COST OF HIGHER EDUCATION.

FOUR PLANS TO CHOOSE FROM.

THEY COVER TUITION AT FLORIDA'S 12 STATE UNIVERSITIES, AND 28 COLLEGES.

FOR THE LINK TO ENROLL. HEAD TO ABC-7.COM

CLICK ON SITES ON SEVEN. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2-SHOT


COSMETIC SURGERY IS ON THE RISE.

AND WITH THE INCREASES, METHODS ARE ALSO CHANGING.

NOW DOCTORS ARE PUTTING A SPIN ON A CLASSIC PROCEDURE.

BUT IS IT BETTER?

STRAIGHT AHEAD WE BREAK DOWN THE MODIFICATION

PARENTS YOU LOVE YOUR CHILDREN--

BUT THEY CAN BE EXPENSIVE.

HOW EXPENSIVE?

ABC-7 HAS THE NEW AVERAGE. Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A PLASTIC SURGERY GROWTH-VO-WIPE


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TZ3 B COST OF RAISING CHILDREN-VOTOPS


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PLASTIC SURGERY GROWTH-2-SHOT VO


DO EVER THINK OF GETTING A LITTLE NIP HERE -- A LITTLE TUCK THERE?

BOTOX IS STILL THE MOST IN-DEMAND.

BUT A NEWLY APPROVED FILLER HELPS TREAT THOSE UNWANTED WRINKLES.

COSMETIC PROCEDURES ARE ON THE RISE.

MORE THAN 15 MILLION PROCEDURES, LAST YEAR.

THAT'S UP THREE PERCENT FROM 2012.

NEW PRODUCTS, AND NEW PROCEDURES.

MORE PEOPLE ARE GETTING BREAST IMPLANTS, FACIAL REJUVENATION, NECK LIFTS AND BUTT AUGMENTATION. Return to index of stories...


HOSPITAL HAND SANITIZER -VO


IN A PLACE TRYING TO CURE PEOPLE FROM ILLNESS.

YOU'D THINK HAND SANITIZER WOULD BE EVERYWHERE.

BUT IT TURNS OUT. ONE IN FIVE U-S HOSPITALS. DON'T HAVE HAND SANITIZER IN ALL THE RECOMMENDED AREAS.

INFECTIONS CONTRACTED IN HEALTH CARE SETTINGS. LEAD TO AN ESTIMATED 100-THOUSAND DEATHS PER YEAR. Return to index of stories...


OBESITY BIRTH CONTROL MS RISKS-VO


BRAND NEW RESEARCH TODAY.

SUGGESTS HORMONES ASSOCIATED WITH OBESITY AND CONTRACEPTIVES. MAY *INCREASE THE RISK OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.

A STUDY FOUND. OBESE PEOPLE HAD DOUBLE THE RISK OF DEVELOPING *M-S.

ANOTHER STUDY OF 300-WOMEN FINDS. THOSE USING BIRTH CONTROL WERE 35-PERCENT MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP M-S.

EXPERTS SAY BIRTH CONTROL. MAY BE PART OF THE REASON FOR THE RISE IN M-S AMONG WOMEN. Return to index of stories...


COST OF RAISING CHILDREN-TRX-VOTOPS


SOON-TO-BE PARENTS COULD USE A LESSON IN BUDGETING.

A NEW SURVEY FOUND PARENTS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN SPEND AN AVERAGE OF 795-DOLLARS A MONTH PER CHILD.

57-PERCENT OF PEOPLE WHO EXPECT TO HAVE CHILDREN IN THE NEXT FIVE YEARS THINK SAVING FOR CHILD-RELATED COSTS IS IMPORTANT.

BUT ONLY 21-PERCENT OF THOSE FUTURE PARENTS HAVE STARTED TO DO IT. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT


CAN YOUR WEBCAM BE SPYING ON YOU?

A BRITISH NEWSPAPER SAYS THERE'S OPERATION OPTIC NERVE.

WE'LL EXPALIN WHAT IMAGES MAY HAVE BEEN CAPTURED AND SAVED BY BRITISH INTELLIGENCE AGENTS.

THERE ARE THREE CITIES IN FLORIDA THAT CAN HOST THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHY ONE CITY COULD BE OUT OF THE RUNNING EVEN THOUGH IT COULD BRING 404-MILLION DOLLARS INTO THE ECONOMY.

"I stood there and watched them put him in a body bag and zipped it up. "

IT'S ENOUGH TO FREAK OUT A MORTITION.

A MAN -- ALREADY DECLARED DEAD FINDS HIMSELF ALIVE AND KICKING INSIDE A BODY BAG. Return to index of stories...


TZ4 A BRITISH SPIES INTERCEPT WEBCAM PICS, VIDEO-V


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TZ4 B TAMPA 2016 DNC CONVENTION-VOTOPS-WIPE


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TZ4 C MISSISSIPPI MAN AWAKES FROM THE DEAD-SOTVOTO


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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 GOING LIVE AT THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.

INVESTORS HELP THE STOCK MARKET, FINISHES THE WEEK. ON A HIGH NOTE.

IT HIT AN ALL TIME HIGH YESTERDAY.

THE S&P HAD STRONG NUMBERS, FROM LOTS OF COMPANIES.

THE DOW CLOSED HIGHER. 16,272.

LOOKING GOOD TODAY. Return to index of stories...


TS1) WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-VOTOPS


BREAKING NEWS UPDATE ON AN ARMED ROBBERY AT THE WAFFLE HOUSE ON DANIELS PARKWAY.

WE NOW HAVE PICTURES OF THE TWO MEN THAT STORMED INTO THE RESTAURANT AROUND 3:15 THIS MORNING.

THEY STOLE CELL PHONES, JEWELRY AND CAR KEYS FROM CUSTOMERS.

THEY ALSO KICKED SOME OF THE EMPLOYEES WHILE THEY WERE ON THE GROUND.

DETECTIVES BELIEVE THE ROBBERY MAY BE RELATED TO A SERIES OF VIOLENT ROBBERIES OF LEE COUNTY BUSINESSES DATING BACK TO JANUARY.

IF YOU RECOGNIZE THESE TWO MEN PLEASE CALL THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. Return to index of stories...


TS 2) CHARLOTTE FATAL CRASH-SS-VO


A WOMAN IS DEAD --AFTER A CRASH ON STATE ROAD 776 JUST WEST OF GILLOT BOULEVARD IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

DEPUTIES TELL US IT WAS A SINGLE CAR ROLLOVER.

THE WOMAN WAS EJECTED FROM HER S-U-V.

A TOW TRUCK PICKED UP THE CAR.

F-H-P IS INVESTIGATING.

THE ROAD IS CLEAR FOR YOUR MORNING COMMUTE. Return to index of stories...


TS 3) I75 TRUCK ROLLOVER-VOTOPS


FLORIDA HIGH WAY PATROL IS WORKING TO FIGURE OUT HOW THE SEMI-TRUCK COLLIDED WITH TWO CARS.

THE SOUTH BOUND LANE OF I75 IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY IS BACK OPEN THIS MORNING.

DEPUTIES SAY A SEMI-TRUCK HIT TWO CARS AT MILE MARKER 163 IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY CAUSING THE ROLLOVER CRASH.

TWO PEOPLE FROM BOTH CARS WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL AND THE TRUCK DRIVER IS OK.

CHARGES ARE PENDING. Return to index of stories...


hidden oaks norovirus update-TRX-VO


BREAKING NEWS THIS MORNING.

THE LEE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH HAS CONFIRMED THERE ARE CASES OF NOROVIRUS AT THE HIDDEN OAKS SENIOR LIVING FACILITY IN FORT MYERS.

HERE'S WHAT WE KNOW.

SO FAR 59 CASES HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN THE LAST WEEK.

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS RECOMMENDING THAT NO ONE GO AND VISIT THE FACILITY AT THIS TIME.

THEY DO SAY THAT NOROVIRUS IS FAIRLY COMMON IN NURSING HOMES.

A SPOKESPERSON FROM THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT SAYS SHE BELIEVES HIDDEN OAKS VOLUNTARILY CLOSED ITSELF OFF TO VISITORS BECAUSE OF THIS.

SYMPTOMS OF NOROVIRUS ARE NAUSEA, DIARRHEA AND VOMITING. Return to index of stories...


BRITISH SPIES INTERCEPT WEBCAM PICS, VIDEO-TRX-2-S


IF YOU'VE EVER WONDERED WHETHER YOU'RE BEING WATCHED BY BIG BROTHER OVER YOUR WEBCAM…

THE LATEST REVELATION IN LEAKED DOCUMENTS FROM EDWARD SNOWDEN INDICATES THE ANSWER IS MAYBE.

A BRITISH NEWSPAPER IS REVEALING DETAILS ABOUT "OPERATION OPTIC NERVE".

PAMELA BROWN HAS MORE ON THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


BRITISH SPIES INTERCEPT WEBCAM PICS, VIDEO-PKG


IMAGINE LEARNING THAT SOMEONE WAS VIRTUALLY EAVESDROPPING, WATCHING THROUGH YOUR WEBCAM DURING INTIMATE ONLINE CONVERSATIONS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

ACCORDING TO A REPORT IN "THE GUARDIAN" NEWSPAPER, BRITISH INTELLIGENCE WORKED IN TANDEM WITH THE N-S-A, SNAGGING STILL IMAGES FROM WEBCAMS OF WELL OVER ONE MILLION YAHOO USERS … MANY OF WHOM WEREN'T SUSPECTED OF ANY WRONGDOING.

The structure of these programs is such that they collect lots of data in bulk.

The idea is that on the front end you just collect a lot and worry about what you need later.

ACCORDING TO THE REPORT…AS PART OF THE PROGRAM DUBBED "OPERATION OPTIC NERVE," BRITISH INTELLIGENCE AGENCY "GCHQ" COLLECTED WEBCAM IMAGES FROM LARGELY ANONYMOUS USERS BETWEEN 2008 AND 2010…. REPORTEDLY SAVING ONE SCREEN GRAB EVERY FIVE MINUTES.

ONE DOCUMENT STATES A LARGE QUANTITY OF THE IMAGES ARE SEXUALLY EXPLICIT SHOWING "UNDESIRABLE NUDITY."

As anyone who has used the internet for more than 5 minutes will know, there's quite a lot of pornography on it.

THE PROGRAM REPORTEDLY USED FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY TO HELP "GCHQ" TRACK DOWN TARGETS WHO WERE KNOWN YAHOO USERS.

BUT "THE GUARDIAN" SAYS IMAGES OF MANY INNOCENT BRITISH AND AMERICAN CITIZENS COULD HAVE BEEN COLLECTED AND STORED IN THE OPERATION.

There's a great potential that American citizens' webcam data has been intercepted under this program because GCHQ, the British intelligence service, does not preselect out the images before it collects them.

THE NSA SAYS IT DOES NOT ASK FOREIGN PARTNERS TO COLLECT INTELLIGENCE THE AGENCY COULD NOT LEGALLY COLLECT ITSELF.

AND YAHOO SAYS IT WAS COMPLETELY UNAWARE OF THE ALLEGED OPERATION, TELLING CNN:

"THIS REPORT, IF TRUE, REPRESENTS A WHOLE NEW LEVEL OF VIOLATION OF USER'S PRIVACY THAT IS COMPLETELY UNACCEPTABLE." Return to index of stories...


BRITISH SPIES INTERCEPT WEBCAM PICS, VIDEO-OC


THAT WAS PAMELA BROWN WITH THAT REPORT.

G-C-H-Q HAS HAD LITTLE TO SAY ABOUT THE REVELATIONS, TELLING THE GUARDIAN THAT IT DOESN'T COMMENT ON INTELLIGENCE MATTERS, BUT THAT IT ACTS WITHIN THE LAW. Return to index of stories...


NJ BRIDGE SCANDAL TEXT MESSAGES RELEASED-TRX-VO


A SPECIAL STATE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE HAS RELEASED NEW VERSIONS OF DOCUMENTS IN THE NEW JERSEY BRIDGE SCANDAL.

THE DOCUMENTS WERE PREVIOUSLY RELEASED WITH PARTS OF THEM BLACKED OUT.

BUT STATE LEGISLATORS RE-RELEASED THEM ON THURSDAY.

THE DOCUMENTS REVEAL E-MAILS AND TEXTS MESSAGES BETWEEN KEY PLAYERS IN THE SCANDAL.

IN ONE CONVERSATION, A TOP AIDE TO GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE, BRIDGET KELLY, AND DAVID WILDSTEIN JOKE ABOUT CAUSING TRAFFIC PROBLEMS. Return to index of stories...


TAMPA 2016 DNC CONVENTION-TRX-OC-VO-OC


COULD TAMPA BE INTERESTED. IN BRINGING THE DEMOCRATS TO TOWN?

TAMPA HOSTED THE R-N-C, TWO YEARS AGO.

TAMPA'S MAYOR RECEIVED A LETTER FROM THE CHAIR OF THE DNC. ASKING ABOUT THE CITY'S INTEREST.

HE SAYS THE HOST CITY. CAN'T ACCEPT CORPORATE MONEY FOR THE DNC. MAKING IT PRICEY, TO PUT ON THE CONVENTION

ORLANDO AND MIAMI, WERE ALSO CONTACTED. TO SEE IF THEY'D BE INTERESTED IN HOSTING THE CONVENTION.

THE D-N-C WANTS TO HEAR BACK, BY NEXT WEEK. Return to index of stories...


CLAY AIKEN FILES PAPERWORK-TRX-VOTOPS


CLAY AIKEN IS OFFICIALLY RUNNING FOR CONGRESS.

THE "AMERICAN IDOL" RUNNER-UP. FILED HIS PAPERWORK. TO RUN FOR NORTH CAROLINA'S 2nd DISTRICT SEAT.

IT'S CURRENTLY HELD BY A REPUBLICAN.

AIKEN IS A DEMOCRAT. Return to index of stories...


SANDY HOOK ADVISORY COMMISSION-TRX-VO


STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS IN CONNECTICUT WILL MEET WITH THE SANDY HOOK ADVISORY COMMISSION TODAY.

THEY ARE EXPECTED TO MAKE PRESENTATIONS TO THE COMMISSION.

THE GROUP WAS FORMED BY THE GOVERNOR IN RESPONSE TO THE SHOOTING DEATHS AT SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN 20-12.

THE COMMISSION IS HOPING TO PRESENT RECOMMENDATIONS ON MENTAL HEALTH, SCHOOL SECURITY AND PUBLIC SAFETY IN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


JAMES HOLMES TRIAL SET-TRX-VOTOPS


THE MAN CHARGED WITH KILLING 12 PEOPLE. AND INJURING 70 MORE IN A COLORADO MOVIE THEATER. SHOULD GO TO TRIAL IN OCTOBER.

PROSECUTORS SAY JAMES HOLMES. OPENED FIRE IN JULY 2012.

HE PLEADED *NOT GUILTY BY REASON OF INSANITY.

LAST WEEK, A JUDGE ORDERED A NEW PSYCHIATRIC EVAULATION. AFTER RULING THE FIRST ONE WAS "INADEQUATE." Return to index of stories...


HERNANDEZ JAIL ISOLATION-TRX-VOTOPS


FORMER GATOR AND NFL FOOTBALL PLAYER AARON HERNANDEZ GETS HIMSELF IN MORE TROUBLE. FROM BEHIND BARS.

HE'LL NOW SPEND 30 DAYS IN AN ISOLATED CELL AFTER GUARDS SAY HE ATTACKED ANOTHER INMATE.

THEY SAY THE TWO WERE TAUNTING EACH OTHER AND HERNANDEZ WENT AFTER THE INMATE WHO WAS CUFFED AT THE TIME.

HERNANDEZ AWAITS TRIAL FOR THE MURDER OF HIS FRIEND, ODIN LLOYD. Return to index of stories...


CARNIVAL LAWSUIT-VO


PASSENGERS FROM THE CARNIVAL TRUIMPH DISASTER -- ARE SUING THE CRUISE LINE.

IT WAS STRANDED IN OPEN WATERS, FOR SEVERAL DAYS LAST YEAR.

WE'RE LEARNING THIS MORNING --

A CAPE CORAL WOMAN IS JOINING THE FIGHT.

IN COURT THURSDAY.

PASSENGERS LIKE HER. TOLD STORIES OF THE TRAUMA THEY ENDURED.

MANY CALLED IT "A FLOATING TOILET, A FLOATING PETRI DISH, A FLOATING HELL."

THE COURT SHOULD WRAP UP NEXT WEEK.

THEN DECIDE IF THEY GET COMPENSATED. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES DAILY NEWSMAKERS-TRX-2-SHOT


THERE'S A LOT HAPPENING IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

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

THE RACE FOR DISTRICT 19 HEATS UP.

GOP CANDIDATE MICHAEL DREIKORN SITS DOWN TO TALK SHOP

AND BOATERS BARGAIN. WILL NAPLES BAY REFUND SPEEDING FINES

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


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MISSISSIPPI MAN AWAKES FROM THE DEAD-VO


THIS NEXT STORY IS UNBELIEVABLE.

A MAN NAMED WALTER WILLIAMS "WOKE UP" FROM THE DEAD IN MISSISSIPPI.

THE CORONER SAYS HE CHECKED THE PULSE LAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT---

AND PRONOUNCED WILLIAMS DEAD AT HIS HOME IN LEXINGTON.

AFTER THE CORONER HELPED MOVE WILLIAMS TO THE FUNERAL HOME, WORKERS WERE GETTING READY TO EMBALM HIM.

BUT THAT'S WHEN HE STARTED TO MOVE. Return to index of stories...


MISSISSIPPI MAN AWAKES FROM THE DEAD-SOTVO OC


my cousin called me and said "not yet "and I said what you mean "not yet". 'He said daddy still here'."

WORKERS AT THE FUNERAL HOME SAY THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME THEY SAY SOMETHING LIKE THIS AND WERE IN TOTAL SHOCK.

PARAMEDICS RUSHED WILLIAMS HIM TO THE HOSPITAL, WHERE FAMILY MEMBERS SAY - THEY'RE HAPPY HE'S ALIVE. Return to index of stories...


ROGEN HEARING-OC SOTVO


HE SELLS OUT MOVIE THEATERS.

BUT SETH ROGEN IS CALLING OUT CONGRESS.

WHO WOULDN'T GIVE HIM THE TIME OF DAY. WHEN HE WANTED TO TALK ALZHEIMERS.

ROGEN" "I don't know if you know who I am. You told me you never saw 'Knocked up, Chairman,' it's a little insulting."

HARKIN: "I will wager this is the first the time in any congressional hearing in history that the words knocked up have been used."

ROGEN: "Oy, you're not going to like the rest of this then."

ALZHEIMER'S LEFT HIS OWN MOTHER-IN-LAW UNABLE, TO CARE FOR HERSELF.

BUT JUST TWO OF 18 SUBCOMMITTEE MEMBERS. STUCK AROUND TO LISTEN.

ROGEN HAS LAUNCHED HIS OWN ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS FUND, "HILARITY FOR CHARITY."

HE WAS PUSHING FOR GOVERNMENT MONEY, TOWARD RESEARCH. Return to index of stories...


STRIP CLUB TO CHURCH-OC SOTVO


FROM A STRIP CLUB. TO A PRAYER CLUB.

"PLATINUM PLEASURES" IN THE BRONX HAS CLOSED

AND NOW A LOCAL PREACHER WANTS TO CONVERT THE FORMER STRIP JOINT INTO A PLACE OF WORSHIP!

I'd love to keep one pole, just to be reminded of where we came from."

THAT PASTOR HAS BEEN HOLDING MASS AT A LOCAL REC CENTER FOR YEARS.

HE'S BEEN WAITING AND PRAYING FOR THE OLD STRIP CLUB TO GO UP FOR SALE.

IT FINALLY DID.

RESIDENTS SAY IT'S A ROUGH AREA -- AND A CHURCH WOULDN'T HURT.

THE PASTOR SAYS HE'LL TRY TO RAISE THE MONEY THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA. Return to index of stories...


TX:CITY TO TURN SEWER WATER INTO DRINKING WATER?-V


WOULD YOU EVER CONSIDER. DRINKING WATER THAT'S BEEN RECYCLED FROM THE SEWER?

IT'S ABOUT TO HAPPEN IN WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS.

THE CITY'S LAKE. IS DRYING UP.

SO THE CITY LOOKED INTO RECYCLING SEWER WATER.

TURNS OUT- IT WOULDN'T TAKE MUCH, TO TURN IT INTO DRINKING WATER.

THE CITY IS DOING TESTS. SO THE STATE WILL SIGN OFF ON THE PROJECT. Return to index of stories...


LOTTERY MISTAKE-VO


A NEW YORK MAN IS A MULTI-MILLIONAIRE THIS MORNING --

AND HIS SON'S GOING TO CALL HIM "DAD OF THE YEAR."

THE MAN WON PLAYING SCRATCH-OFF CARDS --

BECOMING THE FIRST LOTTERY WINNER OF THE YEAR.

BUT HE SAYS HE WILL CLAIM THE MONEY IN HIS SON'S NAME.

10 MILLION IS GUARENTEED.

BUT THE PAYOFF COULD BE MILLIONS MORE --

BASED ON HIS SON'S LIFETIME. Return to index of stories...


WINDSOR WINTER WONDERLAND-TRX-VOTOPS


ONE FAMILY IN WISCONSIN. IS MAKING THE BEST, OF A ROUGH WINTER.

THE FAMILY CREATED A WINTER WONDERLAND. IN THEIR OWN BACKYARD.

20-FOOT AMERICAN BOBSLED SCULPTURE,.A SNOW CAVE WITH A LASER SHOW. AND AN ICE RINK.

THEY EVEN SPEND THE NIGHT IN THE ICE CAVE. PLAYING CARDS AND DRINKING HOT CHOCOLATE. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT


THERE ARE A LOT OF MOVIES COME OUT THIS WEEKEND.

BUT THERE'S ONE MOVIE. EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT: THE "SON OF GOD."

WE'LL SHOW YOU WHAT YOU CAN EXCEPT IN THE BOX OFFICE PREVIEW. 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


AS AIRLINE FLIGHTS GET MORE CROWDED AND TICKETS GET MORE EXPENSIVE. THE EXPERIENCE OF AIR TRAVEL IS NOT SOMETHING MOST PEOPLE LOOK FORWARD TO THESE DAYS.

BUT AS LIAM NEESON SHOWS. IN HIS NEW MOVIE. IT COULD ALWAYS BE WORSE.

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


BOX OFFICE PREVIEW-PKG


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LIAM NEESON GETS A BUMPY RIDE IN "NON STOP." HE'S AN AIR MARSHALL ONBOARD A TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT TO LONDON. BUT WHEN PASSENGERS START DYING EVERY 20 MINUTES, HE'S GOT A HIGH-ALTITUDE CRISIS ON HIS HANDS. MYSTERIOUS TEXT MESSAGES TELL HIM TO WIRE 150-MILLION-DOLLARS TO A SECRET ACCOUNT.OR THE PLANE IS GOING DOWN. "NON STOP" IS RATED PG-13.

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THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD RETURNS TO THEATERS WITH "SON OF GOD." DIOGO MORGADO PLAYS THE TITLE CHARACTER IN THIS RETELLING OF THE NEW TESTAMENT. THIS BIG-SCREEN EPIC FOLLOWS JESUS' LIFE FROM NATIVITY TO CRUCIFIXION, WITH ROMA DOWNEY PLAYING HIS MOTHER MARY. "SON OF GOD" IS RATED PG-13.

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AN AUTHOR GETS A DANGEROUS GROUPIE IN "REPENTANCE." ANTHONY MACKIE IS A SELF-HELP ADVISOR WITH A BESTSELLING BOOK. FOREST WHITAKER IS HIS BIGGEST FAN AND SOMEONE WHO NEEDS ALL THE HELP HE CAN GET. MACKIE TAKES-ON THE TROUBLED STRANGER AS A PERSONAL CLIENT.AND WHITAKER TAKES-ON MACKIE AS HIS PERSONAL HOSTAGE. "REPENTANCE" IS RATED R.

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A LOST LUNCH LEADS TO AN UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIP IN "THE LUNCHBOX." THIS ONE TAKES PLACE IN MUMBAI WHERE HOT LUNCHES ARE CARRIED BY MANUAL DELIVERY NETWORKS. A NEGLECTED HOUSEWIFE TRIES TO REACH OUT TO HER HUSBAND BY INCLUDING A LOVE NOTE IN HIS MEAL. BUT WHEN THE BOX IS DELIVERED TO A LONELY STRANGER HE READS THE NOTE.AND WRITES BACK. "THE LUNCHBOX" IS RATED PG. 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.

It's a noticeably cooler and less humid start to our Friday across Southwest Florida, but clouds are still lingering early this morning behind a cool front that through the area yesterday.

The good news is clouds will thin out by the mid to late morning, and we'll enjoy sunny weather for the remainder of our Friday. Temperatures will also be quite comfortable through the day as highs only reach the mid 70s.

Combine the pleasant temperatures with the low humidity, and we've got the ingredients for some very refreshing weather today!

Now that all the rain as moved through Southwest Florida, we'll keep dry weather in the forecast today, and this pattern continues through the weekend.

Tonight will be clear and a little chilly as temperatures drop down into the mid 50s along the coast and even as low as the upper 40s deep inland.

Our weekend weather is shaping up to be phenomenal. Saturday and Sunday will be warm and sunny with highs in the low to mid 80s, but the overnight and early morning will be cool with lows in the 50s.

The nice weather continues into the beginning of the week, but changes arrive by mid week as the next cool front approaches Wednesday, which will bring a round of rain and storms followed by another cool spell toward the end of the week. Return to index of stories...


BOEING UNVEILS SELF DESTRUCTING PHONE-TRX-VO


GET READY FOR A SELF DESTRUCTING SMART PHONE.

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

IT'S MADE BY BOEING--

AND IT'S MEANT FOR PEOPLE WHO WORK FOR GOVERNMENT AGENCIES.

THE PHONE WILL ERASE ALL OF IT'S DATA IF SOMEONE TRIES TO BREAK INTO IT.

IT'S LOADED WITH OTHER SECURITY FEATURES.

IT RUNS ON GOOGLE'S ANDROID AND ENCRYPTS CALLS AND STORED DATA.

IT'S EXPECTED TO BE RELEASED THIS SUMMER. Return to index of stories...


SUCCESS AT WORK-VO


WHAT IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS. IN THE BUSINESS WORLD?

EXECUTIVES SAY. CHANGING WITH THE TIMES.

BUSINESS TITANS GOT SURVEYED.

84-PERCENT EXPAND SKILL SETS. TO MOVE UP.

SOME OF THE SKILLS.

SPEAKING MORE THAN ONE LANGUAGE. MULTI-TASKING. AND USING COMPUTER APPS.

72-PERCENT BELIEVE EXPERIENCE, IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EDUCATION, IN THEIR JOBS. Return to index of stories...


IDENTITY THEFT TOPS 2013 CONSUMER COMPLAINTS-TRX-V


IDENTITY THEFT IS THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION'S TOP CONSUMER COMPLAINT -- AGAIN.

THE COMMISSION RECEIVED MORE THAN TWO MILLION COMPLAINTS IN 20-13.

14 PERCENT OF THEM WERE RELATED TO IDENTITY THEFT.

AMERICANS REPORTED LOSING MORE THAN 1.6 BILLION DOLLARS TO FRAUD LAST YEAR.

OTHER TOP COMPLAINTS INCLUDE DEBT COLLECTION, BANKS AND LENDERS, AND IMPOSTER SCAMS. Return to index of stories...


NO SPARE TIRE-VO


EVEN IF YOU AREN'T PLANNING A ROAD TRIP.

STILL CHECK YOUR CAR. FOR SOMETHING THAT USED TO BE STANDARD EQUIPMENT---

BUT, NOT ANYMORE.

A SPARE TIRE.

EXPERTS ESTIMATE, A THIRD OF NEW CARS DO NOT HAVE ONE--

NOT EVEN A TEMPORARY TIRE.

AUTOMAKERS HAVE BEEN FOCUSING ON SOMETHING ELSE. Return to index of stories...


NO SPARE TIRE-SOTVO


.

"carmakers started looking at getting rid of was first the full sized spare and then the temporary smaller spare tire in order to make room for stuff, and to reduce the weight of the car"

REDUCING THE WEIGHT. IMPROVES FUEL EFFICIENCY.

AUTOMAKERS HAD RESEARCH SHOWING. MOST OWNERS GET ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE. EVEN WHEN THERE WAS A SPARE IN THE TRUNK.

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CARMAX HIRING NATIONWIDE-TRX-VOTOPS


THE USED CAR SUPERSTORE CARMAX IS PLANNING TO HIRE MORE THAN 12-HUNDRED WORKERS.

THE OPENINGS INCLUDE FULL AND PART-TIME JOBS.

CARMAX IS HIRING IN SALES, SERVICE OPERATIONS, PURCHASING, AND THE BUSINESS OFFICE.

THEY CURRENTLY EMPLOY MORE THAN 18-THOUSAND PEOPLE AT MORE THAN 125 LOCATIONS. Return to index of stories...


TEASE SIX-2-SHOT


WE'RE COUNTING DOWN TO THE OSCARS. RIGHT HERE ON ABC-7.

ELLEN DEGENERES WILL BE THE HOST THIS YEAR.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT ELLEN. HAD TO SAY BETWEEN A REHEARSAL BREAK.

FIND OUT WHAT THE OSCARS ARE DOING.

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER. Return to index of stories...


TZ6 A ELLEN DEGENERES OSCARS-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...


ELLEN DEGENERES OSCARS-2-SHOT -NATSVO


ELLEN DEGENERES. IS BACK TO THE OSCAR STAGE. AS HOST FOR A SECOND TIME.

DURING A REHEARSAL BREAK. THE COMEDIAN DID ADMIT. SHE IS A LITTLE SCARED.

SOT -- Ellen DeGeneres, Host / "There's a lot of really anxious energy and so you kind of pick that up. You can feel all that when you walk out, so I'm trying to remain calm."

DEGENERES SAYS IN THE END. SHE JUST WANTS TO HAVE FUN.

AND FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER.

THE SHOW WILL BE STREAMED ONLINE. FOR COMPUTER AND SMARTPHONE.

YOU CAN WATCH THE OSCARS.

RIGHT HERE ON ABC SEVEN THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AT 8:30. Return to index of stories...


JIM LANGE DIES-TRX-VOTPS


LEGENDARY GAME SHOW HOST, JIM LANGE, HAS DIED.

LANGE HOSTED "THE DATING GAME" FROM 1965 UNTIL 1985.

THE SHOW FEATURED CONTESTANTS CHOOSING DATES FROM A TRIO, HIDDEN FROM VIEW.

HE SUFFERED A HEART ATTACK AT HIS HOME IN CALIFORNIA ON TUESDAY.

HE WAS 81-YEARS-OLD. Return to index of stories...


LEAH REMINI SCIENTIOLOGY-VO


ACTRESS LEAH REMINI. EXPLAINS HER DEPARTURE FROM THE CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY.

THE FORMER "KING OF QUEENS" STAR. TELLS BUZZFEED THERE WERE NUMEROUS REASONS SHE LEFT. THE TOP BEING HER NINE-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER, SOFIA.

SHE SAYS, SHE LOST A LOT OF FRIENDS.

BUT HAS NOW FOUND SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE. FROM HER BEST FRIEND, JENNIFER LOPEZ. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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TS1) WAFFLE HOUSE ROBBERY-VOTOPS


BREAKING NEWS UPDATE ON AN ARMED ROBBERY AT THE WAFFLE HOUSE ON DANIELS PARKWAY.

WE NOW HAVE PICTURES OF THE TWO MEN THAT STORMED INTO THE RESTAURANT AROUND 3:15 THIS MORNING.

THEY STOLE CELL PHONES, JEWELRY AND CAR KEYS FROM CUSTOMERS.

THEY ALSO KICKED SOME OF THE EMPLOYEES WHILE THEY WERE ON THE GROUND.

DETECTIVES BELIEVE THE ROBBERY MAY BE RELATED TO A SERIES OF VIOLENT ROBBERIES OF LEE COUNTY BUSINESSES DATING BACK TO JANUARY.

IF YOU RECOGNIZE THESE TWO MEN PLEASE CALL THE LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. Return to index of stories...


TS 2) CHARLOTTE FATAL CRASH-SS-VO


A WOMAN IS DEAD --AFTER A CRASH ON STATE ROAD 776 JUST WEST OF GILLOT BOULEVARD IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

DEPUTIES TELL US IT WAS A SINGLE CAR ROLLOVER.

THE WOMAN WAS EJECTED FROM HER S-U-V.

A TOW TRUCK PICKED UP THE CAR.

F-H-P IS INVESTIGATING.

THE ROAD IS CLEAR FOR YOUR MORNING COMMUTE. Return to index of stories...


TS 3) I75 TRUCK ROLLOVER-VOTOPS


FLORIDA HIGH WAY PATROL IS WORKING TO FIGURE OUT HOW THE SEMI-TRUCK COLLIDED WITH TWO CARS.

THE SOUTH BOUND LANE OF I75 IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY IS BACK OPEN THIS MORNING.

DEPUTIES SAY A SEMI-TRUCK HIT TWO CARS AT MILE MARKER 163 IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY CAUSING THE ROLLOVER CRASH.

TWO PEOPLE FROM BOTH CARS WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL AND THE TRUCK DRIVER IS OK.

CHARGES ARE PENDING. Return to index of stories...


TS3) RED SOX GAME-VOTOPS


TODAY. THE RED SOX WILL WELCOME THE MINNESOTA TWINS TO JETBLUE PARK.

THEY'RE PLAYING AT 1:05 PM TODAY. IN THE 2014 GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE.

THEN THE MINNESOTA TWINS WILL HOST BOSTON AT HAMMOND STADIUM TOMORROW. FOR THE SECOND OF SIX CONTESTS BETWEEN THE CROSS-TOWN FOES. Return to index of stories...


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