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DIRECTORS PAGE NEXT AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
DEVELOPING STORY-CLIP TEASE ONE------------
SCHOOL EVACUATED-SOTVO TOPS 2SHOT ZMAP TZ1 A PORN ON CARTOON-SOTVO
SCHOOL EVACUATED-LLPKG TZ1 B SHAVED HEAD GIRL ALLOWED BACK IN SCHOOL-VOTO
BREAKING-CLIP JP WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP
SMITHSONIAN EVACUATED-VO TOPS FORECAST-PHC
TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP FORECAST-WXWALL
DANIELS TRAFFIC-VO TOPS PORN ON CARTOON-2SHOT
SIDS PSA-BNC VO WIPE PORN ON CARTOON-PKG
SIDS PSA-SOTVO PORN ON CARTOON-OC
FMB WATER LINE-OC VO WIPE SHAVED HEAD GIRL ALLOWED BACK IN SCHOOL-OC VO WIPE
FMB WATER LINE-SOTVO SHAVED HEAD GIRL ALLOWED BACK IN SCHOOL-SOTVO
SEXUAL ABUSE ON TODDLER-OC SS NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
DUSTIN JAYE TRIAL-OTS SS VO TEASE TWO------------
PALIN ENDORSEMENT-OTS VO TZ2 A AIR HELP APP-VOTOPS-WIPE
SECRET SERVICE MEMBERS-OC VO AIR HELP STANDUP-SOT
MALAYSIA PLANE LATEST-OTS VO AIR HELP APP-OC
LANDSLIDE BEFORE AND AFTER-VO IN POP AIR HELP APP-TCMON
BOY RESCUED FROM MUDSLIDE-TRX VO TOPS AIR HELP APP-PKG
FL HARD LANDING-VO IN POP AIR HELP APP-TCMON
SCHOOL ASSIGNMENTS-OC VO BNR AMAZON EBOOK REFUND-VO IN POP
BONITA ANNEXATION-OC VO WIPE DOLL RECALL-VO IN POP
BONITA ANNEXATION-SOTVO NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
OPERATION PEDESTRIAN-OC VO WIPE TEASE THREE------------
OPERATION PEDESTRIAN-SOTVO TZ3 A SECRET SERVICE ISSUES-VO
HEALTHY COLLIER COUNTY-OC VO WIPE TZ3 B TEXAS BUILDING FIRE-NATSVO
HEALTHY COLLIER COUNTY-SOTVO TZ3 C BURGER KING BABY-VO
HOSPITAL INFECTIONS-TCMON VO WIPE FACEBOOK WOMAN OF THE DAY-SSTOPS
HEALTH CARE DEADLINE EXTENSION-TRX VO TOPS  


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DEVELOPING STORY-CLIP


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SCHOOL EVACUATED-SOTVO TOPS 2SHOT ZMAP


Grandmother

"My granddaughter called and said grandma come and get us, come save us. That's all she said. I don't know what's going on."

IT WAS A FRANTIC SCENE AT SIX MILE CHARTER SCHOOL TODAY -

AMBULANCES- STUDENTS EVACUATED AND PANICKED PARENTS.

IT'S A DEVELOPING STORY ABC 7 HAS BEEN FOLLOWING FOR YOU ALL AFTERNOON.

GOOD EVENING, I'M COURTNEY ROBINSON.

I'M JEFF BUTERA.

HERE'S WHAT WE KNOW RIGHT NOW.

TWO STUDENTS WERE RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL --

AFTER PEPPER SPRAY WAS USED IN THE BATHROOM.

HERE'S WHERE WE'RE TALKING ABOUT.

THE SCHOOL IS JUST EAST OF METRO PARKWAY AND WEST OF 6 MILE CYPRESS PARKWAY IN FORT MYERS.

A-B-C 7'S STEVE CAMPION IS THERE.

STEVE, WHAT CAN YOU TELL US? Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL EVACUATED-LLPKG


WE WITNESSED FRANTIC MOMENTS HERE THIS AFTERNOON - ANXIOUS PARENTS DESCENDED ON THIS SCHOOL, EAGER TO HOLD THEIR CHILDREN CLOSE.

WHAT'S WORSE -

WAS HEARING THE KIDS DESCRIBE COUGHING FROM THE PEPPER SPRAY.

Colleen Ellis, Grandmother

0252 "I'll be glad when I find her and have her. I have 4 grandkids here and I've only talked to her."

PANIC SETS in AT SIX MILE CHARTER -

AS AT LEAST TWO STUDENTS LEAVE ON STRETCHERS.

Nicholas Steward

3336 "In the upstairs bathroom they're was a certain smell so we though someone sprayed pepper spray and made me cough."

THE CALL CAME IN JUST AFTER NOON -

SOUTH TRAIL FIREFIGHTERS EXPLAIN THREE ADULTS AND THREE children WERE EVALUATED AFTER BEING EXPOSED TO PEPPER SPRAY.

THE DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE TRIGGERED AN EVACUATION -

FORCING CHILDREN OUT OF THEIR CLASSROOMS AND LEFT WAITING FOR PARENTS.

SCHOOL OFFICIALS CANCELLED CLASSES FOR THE REST OF THE DAY -

AS first RESPONDERS MOVED IN TO VENTILATE THE SCHOOL.

ANXIOUS PARENTS DITCHED THEIR CARS AND RAN TO THE GATE -

HOLDING UP SIGNS, AND WAITING TO MAKE SURE THEIR LITTLE GUYS AND GIRLS WERE SAFE.

Patricia Lopez, Mother

3610 "Little frustrated. Little annoyed. I'm in the middle of meetings. I work I had to get out of here. I'll get them home."

AT THIS HOUR, CREWS ARE STILL WORKING TO CLEAN-UP THE MESS.

SCHOOL OFFICIALS TELL US THEY'VE LAUNCHED AN INVESTIGATION AND ARE WORKING TO DETERMINE WHAT HAPPENED HERE.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY'RE ALSO LOOKING INTO THE MATTER.

AS YOU CAN IMAGINE, PARENTS WERE OUTRAGED BY ALL THIS.

FORTUNATELY, NO ONE WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED.

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SMITHSONIAN EVACUATED-VO TOPS


TONIGHT -

THE SMITHSONIAN'S AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM REMAINS EMPTY.

CREWS EVACUATED THE MUSEUM THIS AFTERNOON AFTER FINDING A SUSPICIOUS BRIEFCASE NEAR AN UNCONSCIOUS MAN.

D-C OFFICERS ARE INVESTIGATING.

THEY FOUND THE BRIEFCASE ON THE SECOND FLOOR.

THE MAN WAS ON THE FIRST FLOOR.

STAY WITH ABC 7 FOR THE LATEST ON THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP


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DANIELS TRAFFIC-VO TOPS


WE ALSO WANT TO SHARE AN A-B-C 7 TRAFFIC ALERT!

BOTH THE RED SOX AND THE TWINS GAMES ARE BOTH LETTING OUT RIGHT NOW.

THAT MEANS TRAFFIC TIE-UPS ALL OVER DANIELS PARKWAY IN LEE COUNTY.

DEPUTIES ARE DIRECTING TRAFFIC.

BUT IT COULD BE AN ISSUE.

WE'VE ALSO LEARNED --

LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS HAVE PLANNED THEIR BUS ROUTES TO AVOID THE STADIUMS AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.

WE'RE TOLD THEY WILL LET PARENTS KNOW IF THE BUSES ARE RUNNING LATE. Return to index of stories...


SIDS PSA-BNC VO WIPE


YOU'VE SEEN THE PICTURES ON FACEBOOK OR INSTAGRAM-

CUTE BABIES SNUGGLING WITH MOM OR DAD.

TONIGHT, COLLIER COUNTY HEALTH WORKERS ARE USING THE SITES TO PROTECT SLEEPING BABIES.

SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME OR SIDS IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH FOR CHILDREN IN COLLIER COUNTY.

THE SAFE AND HEALTHY CHILDREN'S COALITION OF COLLIER WANTS YOU TO THINK WHEN YOU SEE A PICTURE LIKE THIS.

THEY CREATED A P-S-A TO REMIND YOU THAT NEWBORNS SHOULD SLEEP ALONE.ON THEIR BACK. OR IN A CRIB. Return to index of stories...


SIDS PSA-SOTVO


Paula DiGriglio, NCH Safe and Healthy Children's Coalition - "It's scary to us to see how many parents, they're so excited they became new parents, that they are posting pictures of unsafe sleep practices with their children."

FOUR NEWBORNS IN COLLIER COUNTY DIED LAST YEAR FROM SIDS. Return to index of stories...


FMB WATER LINE-OC VO WIPE


EVEN THOUGH SOME BUSINESSES ON FORT MYERS BEACH ARE STILL UNDER A BOIL WATER NOTICE --

A FEW ARE TRYING TO STAY OPEN.

BECAUSE IT IS STILL ONE OF THE BUSIEST WEEKS OF THEIR YEAR.

A WATER LINE BROKE YESTERDAY.

IT FORCED THE WATER OFF.

IT'S BACK ON NOW --

BUT NOT SAFE TO DRINK.

NOT SAFE TO DO DISHES WITH.

YOU CAN'T COOK WITH IT.

YOU CAN'T EVEN BRUSH YOUR TEETH.

USE TO WASH DISHES, COOK OR EVEN BRUSH YOUR TEETH.

SO, THE OWNER OF "PETE'S TIME-OUT" SAYS HE STOCKED UP ON WATER LAST NIGHT --

AND AT TIMES SQUARE PIZZERIA --

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FMB WATER LINE-SOTVO


TAKE SOTS:

"It was really confused about it" did you ask why? "No I just went

with it." Jared Williams, Greenwood, Indiana

"Bottle drinks will set you back, not having any water, having to

boil water sets you back but its the busiest we've ever seen." Lauren

Houk, Manager Citrola's Time Square Grill & Pizzeria

SOME BUSINESS OWNERS TOLD US ALL THE ATTENTION TO THE FIRE LINE BREAK IS

ACTUALLY DRAWING MY CUSTOMERS IN.

BUT THEY HOPE THE DAMAGE IS REPAIRED IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS. Return to index of stories...


SEXUAL ABUSE ON TODDLER-OC SS


ALL NEW AT FIVE --

A POLK COUNTY MAN IS CHARGED WITH SEXUALLY ABUSING AN INFANT AND A TODDLER.

DEPUTIES SAY BENJAMIN CUADRADO ADMITTED TO SEXUALLY ABUSING A 2-YEAR-OLD AND A 13-MONTH-OLD.

HE TOLD THEM HE RECORDED THE ABUSE.

THE SHERIFF CALLS HIM "A MONSTER". Return to index of stories...


DUSTIN JAYE TRIAL-OTS SS VO


BOMBSHELL TESTIMONY THIS AFTERNOON AT THE DUSTIN JAYE TRIAL IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

JAYE IS ACCUSED OF BRUTALLY KILLING DEBBIE STRIANO INSIDE HER 3 OAKS HOME NEARLY 2 YEARS AGO.

BRIAN FROST, THE STATE'S FINAL WITNESS TOOK THE STAND AND TOLD THE JURY ABOUT A DETAILED COVERSATION HE HAD WITH DUSTIN JAYE ABOUT THE NIGHT DEBBIE STRIANO WAS BRUTALLY MURDERED.

HE SHARED A CELL AT THE LEE COUNTY JAIL WITH DUSTIN JAYE.

LIKE OTHER WITNESSES, FROST TESTIFIED THE MOTIVE WAS ROBBERY.

HE SAID DUSTIN KNEW, STRIANO'S BOYFRIEND, RUSSELL MYERS KEPT A LOT OF CASH IN THE HOME.

THE TRIAL CONTINUES TOMORROW. Return to index of stories...


PALIN ENDORSEMENT-OTS VO


JUST INTO THE NEWSROOM --

STATE SENATOR LIZBETH BENACQUISTO HAS EARNED A BIG TIME ENDORSEMENT THIS AFTERNOON.

FORMER VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SARAH PALIN IS BACKING BENACQUISTO --

IN HER BID TO REPLACE TREY RADEL IN CONGRESS.

PALIN SAYS BENAQUISTO IS THE ONLY PROVEN CONSERVATIVE IN THE RACE.

BENACQUISTO'S RUNNING AGAINST SEVERAL OTHERS IN THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY FOR THAT SPECIAL ELECTION.

AND DON'T FORGET --

A PALIN ENDORSEMENT WAS A BIG DEAL IN 2010, WHEN REPUBLICANS DOMINATED THE MID-TERMS. Return to index of stories...


SECRET SERVICE MEMBERS-OC VO


ALSO TONIGHT --

ABC 7 HAS LEARNED THREE SECRET SERVICE AGENTS -- THE PEOPLE WHO PROTECT THE PRESIDENT -- WERE SENT HOME WHEN ONE WAS FOUND DRUNK IN A HOTEL HALLWAY.

IT HAPPENED SUNDAY IN THE NETHERLANDS --

THE DAY BEFORE THE PRESIDENT ARRIVED.

THE SOURCES SAID THE AGENTS WERE PUT ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE --

BUT HAVEN'T FACED ANY OTHER PUNISHMENT SO FAR. Return to index of stories...


MALAYSIA PLANE LATEST-OTS VO


NEW IMAGES SPARKED HOPE THAT SEARCHERS WOULD BE ABLE TO FIND WRECKAGE FROM MISSING MALAYSIA FLIGHT 3-70.

SATELLITE IMAGES SHOW 122 OBJECTS FLOATING IN THE INDIAN OCEAN.

SO FAR -- NONE OF THE DEBRIS HAS BEEN FOUND.

EXPERTS SAY IT'S POSSIBLE THE PIECES HAVE DRIFTED OR SUNK. Return to index of stories...


LANDSLIDE BEFORE AND AFTER-VO IN POP


I WANT TO SHOW YOU SOME NEW PICTURES TONIGHT --

OF WHAT A WASHINGTON TOWN LOOKED LIKE BEFORE AND AFTER THAT DEVASTATING LANDSLIDE.

TAKE A LOOK AT THESE NASA IMAGES!

ON THE LEFT IS SNOHOMISH COUNTY BEFORE THE LANDSLIDE.

ON THE RIGHT --

WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE NOW.

IT'S ENTIRE AREA JUST WIPED OUT

AT LEAST 16 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED DEAD.

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BOY RESCUED FROM MUDSLIDE-TRX VO TOPS


ALSO CAUGHT ON CAMERA --

RESCUE CREWS SAVING A YOUNG BOY FROM THE LANDSLIDE!

THEY JUST RELEASED THIS VIDEO!

FOUR-YEAR-OLD JACOB SPILLERS MADE IT OUT OF THE WRECKAGE SATURDAY.

HE WAS IN AN UPSTAIRS ROOM --

WHEN THE MUDSLIDE CRASHED INTO HIS HOUSE.

HIS MOTHER WAS AT WORK AT THE TIME.

JACOB'S FATHER AND THREE HALF-SIBLINGS HAD NOT MADE IT OUT OF THE HOUSE.

AS MANY AS 176 PEOPLE ARE STILL MISSING TONIGHT --

BUT JACOB IS SAFE. Return to index of stories...


FL HARD LANDING-VO IN POP


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS!

A PLANE MADE A VERY HARD LANDING IN TAMPA LAST NIGHT.

THE TWIN ENGINE CESSNA WAS HEADING TO TAMPA EXECUTIVE AIRPORT --

WHEN THE PILOT STARTED HAVING TROUBLE WITH THE NOSE GEAR.

IT COLLAPSED WHEN IT HIT THE GROUND --

CAUSING BOTH PROPELLERS TO HIT THE GROUND TOO.

THREE PEOPLE WERE ON-BOARD BUT NO ONE GOT HURT. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL ASSIGNMENTS-OC VO BNR


LOOKING AHEAD -

LEE COUNTY PARENTS - WE'RE JUST DAYS AWAY FROM AN IMPORTANT DEADLINE. REGISTER YOUR KIDS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL NEXT YEAR.

YOU HAVE UNTIL FRIDAY AT FOUR TO REGISTER YOUR CHILDREN FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL.

THE STUDENT ASSIGNMENT DEADLINE APPLIES TO RISING MIDDLE, HIGH SCHOOL AND NEW STUDENTS.

THE DISTRICT SAYS THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS ARE UP THIS WEEK COMPARED TO THE LAST FEW WEEKS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, HEAD TO A-B-C-DASH-SEVEN-DOT-COM AND CLICK ON SITES ON SEVEN. Return to index of stories...


BONITA ANNEXATION-OC VO WIPE


THE CITY OF BONITA SPRINGS IS EXPANDING.

THE CITY LIMITS WILL BE MOVED TO ADD ABOUT 50 HOMES.

EVEN THE HYATT REGENCY COCONUT POINT RESORT IS BEING ANNEXED INTO BONITA SPRINGS.

CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS APPROVED SEVERAL AGREEMENTS TODAY ADDING ABOUT

100 ACRES.

THIS IS ALL NEAR THE BONITA-ESTERO LINE.

MOST PEOPLE AT PELICAN LANDING ARE ALREADY IN THE CITY.

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BONITA ANNEXATION-SOTVO


Sot

SOT

12:29:12-12:29:27

Pat Smart/ Bonita Springs Resident

"It's great that they are possibly going that way. It's just the few

people who live within this community, I think it would be nice if we

were all in the same city."

HOME AND AND BUSINESS OWNERS NEAR THE BONITA-ESTERO LINE HAVE UNTIL APRIL FIRST TO FILE PAPERWORK TO BE ANNEXED. Return to index of stories...


OPERATION PEDESTRIAN-OC VO WIPE


NEW TONIGHT --

THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL IS CRACKING DOWN ON DRIVERS AND PEDESTRIANS --

HOPING TO PREVENT DEADLY CRASHES.

TODAY --

LAW ENFORCEMENT TARGETED BUSY STEEETS LIKE U-S 41 AND PALM BEACH BOULEVARD.

THEY TALKED WITH DRIVERS AND WALKERS ABOUT SAFETY CROSSING THE STREET

OR RIDING BIKES DOWN THE ROAD.

LAST YEAR --

25 PEDESTRIANS OR BICYCLISTS DIED IN LEE COUNTY.

STATE TROOPERS WANT THAT NUMBER TO FALL. Return to index of stories...


OPERATION PEDESTRIAN-SOTVO


Lt. Greg Bueno, Florida Highway Patrol

12:57:52 cars weigh 3-4,000 pounds on average. If a car strikes a

human body or bicyclist, it's a very high likelihood that person is

going to go to the hospital or worse. 12:58:04

F-H-P TELLS US --

TROOPERS ISSUED SEVERAL VERBAL WARNINGS TO PEOPLE TODAY.

THEY GOT WARNED ABOUT THINGS LIKE PARKING ON THE SIDEWALK --

OR RIDING A BIKE THE WRONG WAY IN TRAFFIC.

YOU CAN EXPECT TO SEE TROOPERS DOING SIMILAR OPERATIONS EVERY THREE MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


HEALTHY COLLIER COUNTY-OC VO WIPE


ONE OF THE HEALTHIEST COUNTIES IN THE STATE IS RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

COLLIER COUNTY RANKS NUMBER TWO OUT OF 67 COUNTIES ACCORDING TO ANNUAL HEALTH RANKINGS BY THE ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN.

LAST YEAR COLLIER CAME IN THIRD.

THE STUDY FACTORS IN SMOKING, ALCOHOL USE AND ACCESS TO MEDICAL CARE. Return to index of stories...


HEALTHY COLLIER COUNTY-SOTVO


Deb Millsap/Collier County Health Dept.

"we're second healthiest county in florida because people live longest in collier county, we're number one for that and as far as quality of life, we're 7th healthiest county and they put those numbers together."

LEE COUNTY'S THE 11TH HEALTHIEST COUNTY. A BIG JUMP FROM 2012 WHEN IT WAS RANKED 24TH. Return to index of stories...


HOSPITAL INFECTIONS-TCMON VO WIPE


IN TONIGHT'S ABC 7 HEALTHY LIVING --

A SCARY STATISTIC.

EVERY DAY --

ONE IN 25 PATIENTS GET SICK FROM AN INFECTION THEY GET *AT THE HOSPITAL!*

THAT'S NEARLY 650-THOUSAND PATIENTS IN 2011 ALONE.

ONE IN NINE DIED AT THE HOSPITAL.

THE MOST COMMON INFECTIONS WERE PNEUMONIA, SURGICAL SITE INFECTIONS AND STOMACH BUGS.

AND WHILE IT'S SCARY, THE C-D-C SAYS THE NUMBERS HAVE FALLEN RECENTLY. Return to index of stories...


HEALTH CARE DEADLINE EXTENSION-TRX VO TOPS


THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION HAS PUSHED BACK THE DEADLINE TO SIGN UP FOR HEALTH INSURANCE ONLINE. AGAIN.

HERE'S THE CATCH!

YOU HAVE TO START APPLYING BY NEXT MONDAY -- THE 31ST -- ON HEALTHCARE-DOT-GOV.

YOU CAN FINISH IT IN MID-APRIL.

THIS PAST MONDAY, MORE THAN ONE MILLION PEOPLE VISITED THE SITE. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE ONE------------


"I don't know if I can say on TV the answers to the questions that she's asking me."

QUESTIONS ABOUT PORN FROM A THREE-YEAR-OLD TO HER MOTHER.

TONIGHT - THIS MOM BLAMES COMCAST AND THE CABLE COMPANY BLAMES HER.

HOW PORN REPLACED CARTOONS.

HER SCHOOL KICKED HER OUT FOR SHAVING HER HEAD.

NOW THERE'S BEEN A CHANGE OF HEART--

NEW TONIGHT THE THIRD GRADERS MESSAGE.

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


TZ1 A PORN ON CARTOON-SOTVO


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TZ1 B SHAVED HEAD GIRL ALLOWED BACK IN SCHOOL-VOTO


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JP WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP


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FORECAST-PHC


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. Return to index of stories...


FORECAST-WXWALL


WARMER TOMORROW

Clear skies and chilly temperatures are on the way tonight. Winds will continue from the northeast at 10 - 15 this evening and as temperatures drop to the lower 50's tonight, it will be another evening for a sweater or light jacket. Thursday's weather looks fine and we expect mostly sunny skies all day. Winds will gradually turn around to a more southeasterly direction and that should help us warm up to 80 degrees in the afternoon. It looks like it will not be quite as windy tomorrow; however, wind speeds will be around 10 - 15 and a little gusty during the day.

As we continue to look at a changing weekend forecast, it still looks like we will be tracking rain showers as soon as Friday evening. Skies will cloud-up during the day on Friday and showers will move in before sunset. The unsettled weather will bring showers on Saturday and, possibly, again on Sunday morning. Some of the latest computer guidance suggests that the rain may taper off by Sunday afternoon.so it's possible that the end of the weekend might turn out to be rain-free. Return to index of stories...


PORN ON CARTOON-2SHOT


A MINNESOTA MOM IS LOOKING FOR ANSWERS TONIGHT --

AFTER SHE SAYS A CHILDREN'S SHOW THAT HER THREE-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER WAS WATCHING --

SUDDENLY CUT TO PORN.

TONIGHT - COMCAST BLAMES THE MOTHER.

ADRIENNE BROADDUS EXPLAINS. Return to index of stories...


PORN ON CARTOON-PKG


CAILLOU IS A CARTOON THAT HELPS CHILDREN DISCOVER AND LEARN NEW THINGS, BUT THIS MOM THE CARTOON WAS INTERRUPTED WITH GRAPHIC ADULT IMAGES.

I came back in and saw that my daughter was watching porn.

SAMANTHA GREEN IS A COMCAST CUSTOMER.

SHE AND HER DAUGHTER WERE WATCHING THE SHOW VIA THE COMPANY'S ON DEMAND FEATURE. GREEN STEPPED INTO THE KITCHEN TO GRAB SOME WATER. WHEN SHE ENTERED THE LIVING ROOM SHE WAS SURPRISED.

"I froze up for about a second and thought 'Oh my gosh, what is my daughter watching?'

WHEN SHE CALLED COMCAST TO REPORT THE PROBLEM, SHE SAID THE CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE BLAMED HER FOR THE ISSUE.

"They suggested that maybe my box was old and that I need to reset my cable box at least once a week in order to prevent it from happening again."

SO SHE TOOK HER CONCERNS TO THE COMPANY'S FACEBOOK PAGE.

A REPRESENTATIVE RESPONDED IN PART: I'M EXTREMELY SORRY -- I HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO DUPLICATE THIS ISSUE.

MEANWHILE, HER DAUGHTER, WHO LOVES BOOKS, IS CURIOUS.

Green says that her hope is that no other parent has to go through what she has. She says her daughter is curious about the images she saw.

"I don't know if I can say on TV the answers to the questions that she's asking me. I'm hoping it's something that she'll get over." Return to index of stories...


PORN ON CARTOON-OC


COMCAST DID APOLOGIZE.

ENGINEERS ARE INVESTIGATING TO FIND OUT EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


SHAVED HEAD GIRL ALLOWED BACK IN SCHOOL-OC VO WIPE


AFTER A RASH OF BAD PUBLICITY --

A COLORADO SCHOOL HAS DECIDED TO LET A THIRD-GRADE STUDENT RETURN TO CLASS --

AFTER SHAVING HER HEAD TO SUPPORT A FRIEND BATTLING CACNCER.

KAMRYN SHAVED HER HEAD LAST WEEKEND.

SHE WAS SHOWING SOLIDARITY WITH A FRIEND STRUGGLING TO BEAT NEUROBLASTOMA.

BUT THE SCHOOL CLAIMED THEY VIOLATED DRESS CODE --

AND SHE WAS SUSPENDED.

NOW THE SCHOOL HAS RECANTED.

AND KAMRYN'S CLASSMATES SAY THEY APPRECIATE HER BOLD STATEMENT. Return to index of stories...


SHAVED HEAD GIRL ALLOWED BACK IN SCHOOL-SOTVO


"I thought that people might make fun of me but now that I actually got to go to school they actually didn't make fun of me."

KAMRYN'S EXCITED TO HEAD BACK TO SCHOOL --

AND SAYS SHE WOULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE TWO------------


ABC7'S SMART SHOPPER IS SAVING YOU MONEY.

THE NEXT TIME YOU HIT THE AIRPORT -- THERE'S SOMETHING NEW YOU NEED.

:06 have you ever been bumped for a flight and you feel like you didn't get the compensation you deserve? well now there's an app for that.I'll tell you about it coming up. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A AIR HELP APP-VOTOPS-WIPE


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AIR HELP STANDUP-SOT


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AIR HELP APP-OC


DON'T LET THE AIRLINES PUSH YOU AROUND.

GETTING COMPENSATED WHEN YOUR FLIGHT GETS DELAYED, CANCELLED OR OVER-BOOKED. CAN GET TRICKY.

IT'S A HASSLE.

BUT NOW THERE'S AN APP TO HELP YOU!

A-B-C-7'S SMART SHOPPER CHLOE MORRONI JOINS US NOW.

CHLOE, TELL EVERYONE HOW THIS THING WORKS. Return to index of stories...


AIR HELP APP-TCMON


THE FREE APP IS CALLED AIRHELP.

IT'S CREATORS ESTIMATE EVERY YEAR 450 MILLION DOLLARS IN POTENTIAL COMEPENSATION IS OWED TO PASSENGERS INVOLUNTARILY BUMBED FROM OVERBOOKED FLIGHTS. Return to index of stories...


AIR HELP APP-PKG


AIRLINE EXPERTS SAY BECAUSE TRAVELERS DON'T FULLY UNDERSTAND THE RULES AND BECAUSE AIRLINES DON'T GO OUT OF THEIR WAY TO INFORM FLIERS OF THEIR RIGHTS,

ONLY A VERY SMALL PERCENTAGE OF THE COMPENSATION OWED TO PASSENGERS ENDS UP BEING CLAIMED OR PAID.

HERE'S HOW THE APP WORKS. AIRHELP HELPS TRAVELERS FIGURE OUT IF THEY'RE ELIGIBLE FOR COMPENSATION AND OFFERS TO PROCESS THE CLAIM FOR THEM, INCLUDING GOING TO COURT IF NECESSARY FOR A 25 PERCENT CONTINGENCY FEE.

IT'S ONLY PAYABLE IF A CLAIM IS SUCCESSFUL.

BUT AIRLINES AREN'T SO SURE THE APP IS NECESSARY. ACCORDING TO UNITED AIRLINES, ONLY ONE PASSENGER FOR EVERY 10,000 WAS INVOLUNTARILY DENIED BOARDING IN 2013.

AND THE AIRLINE CARRIED 76 MILLION CUSTOMERS LAST YEAR.

WE WENT TO RSW TO FIND OUT WHAT FOLKS HERE THINK.AND THE IDEA IS GETTING MIXED REVIEWS.

12:00:13 -:19 TOM

" this is a great idea to get this out in front of the public so they can be aware of it, get refunded."

12:10:02 - 12:10:10 VANESSA

"we want to give you the best service we possibly can.so in doing that, we want to treat you well give you what you're due." Return to index of stories...


AIR HELP APP-TCMON


UNDER US RULES, BUMPED PASSENGERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR COMPENSATION EQUAL TO DOUBLE THE PRICE OF THEIR TICKETS UP TO $650 DOLLARS, FOR DOMESTIC FLIGHTS DELAYED ONE OR TWO HOURS OR INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS DELAYED ONE TO FOUR HOURS.

PASSENGERS WITH DELAYS LONGER THAN TWO HOURS FOR DOMESTIC FLIGHTS AND MORE THAN FOUR HOURS FOR INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS, CAN COLLECT FOUR TIMES THE VALUE OF THEIR TICKET UP TO 13-HUNDRED DOLLARS.

THAT'S TODAY'S SMART SHOPPER, I'M CHLOE MORRONI Return to index of stories...


AMAZON EBOOK REFUND-VO IN POP


YOU MAY HAVE MONEY WAITING IN YOUR INBOX.

"AMAZON DOT COM" IS ALERTING ELIGIBLE CUSTOMERS IF THEY HAVE AN E-BOOK "CREDIT".

IT COMES FROM PUBLISHERS WHO PAID UP AFTER THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SUED OVER PRICE FIXING.

AMAZON ALREADY APPLIED THE CREDIT TO YOUR ACCOUNT TO GO TOWARD THE NEXT E- OR PRINT BOOK YOU BUY. Return to index of stories...


DOLL RECALL-VO IN POP


WAL-MART IS RECALLING THESE DOLLS TONIGHT.

REPS FOR THE RETAIL GIANT SAY THEY CAN OVERHEAT AND BURN YOUR CHILD.

THE "MY SWEET LOVE/ MY SWEET BABY CUDDLE CARE BABY DOLLS" HAVE A CIRCUIT BOARD IN THEIR CHESTS.

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TEASE THREE------------


SECRET SERVICE AGENTS --

DRUNK ON THE JOB.

BRAND NEW TONIGHT --

THERE'S MORE FALLOUT FROM PROTECTING THE PRESIDENT.

WHAT REALLY HAPPENED IN A HOTEL IN THE NETHERLANDS.

"Oh my God! Oh no, oh no…"

A CONSTRUCTION WORKER TRAPPED.

THE BUILDING IS ON FIRE AND COLLAPSING.

SEE IT ALL UNFOLD.

PLUS --

RE-UNITED WITH HER MOTHER 27 YEARS LATER!

THE BURGER KING BABY FINALLY KNOWS WHERE SHE CAME FROM --

AND WHY HER MOTHER LEFT HER IN A BATHROOM ALMOST THREE DECADES AGO.

IT'S NEXT!

BUT FIRST - MEET ABC 7'S FACEBOOK WOMAN OF THE DAY.

ALYSA MEMOLI OF PINE ISLAND.

THANKS FOR WATCHING ALYSA.

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TZ3 A SECRET SERVICE ISSUES-VO


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TZ3 B TEXAS BUILDING FIRE-NATSVO


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TZ3 C BURGER KING BABY-VO


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FACEBOOK WOMAN OF THE DAY-SSTOPS


BUT FIRST - MEET ABC 7'S FACEBOOK WOMAN OF THE DAY.

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