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DIRECTORS PAGE 530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS GATORS WIN-CLIP 2SH-POP NATVO
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS NFM BURGLARY-CLIP BNC VO-WIPE
HL1) NFM BURGLARY-VO-WIPE NFM BURGLARY-SOTVO
HL2) FLIGHT SEARCH AREA CHANGE-VO-WIPE PEPPER SPRAY FOLO-OC VO
HL3) GATORS WIN-VO-WIPE DUSTIN JAYE TRIAL-TRX VOTOPS SS OC
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP COLLIER MAN POT EATER-OC SS
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL MULCH FIRE-OC VO
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT LOCAL POLLING ISSUES-OC VO OC
NFM BURGLARY-CLIP VOTOPS FL VOTER PURGE-VOTOPS
BONITA SPRINGS ROBBERY-VO-POP FL HIGHER SPEEDS BILL-VO-TCMON VO-FULL
BONITA SPRINGS ROBBERY-SOTVO CAPE FM FASTEST GROWING-TRX VOTOPS
CAPE DRUG BUST-OC SS NAPLES FLOWER SHOW-OC
DUSTIN JAYE TRIAL-OC VO SS 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
PEPPER SPRAY FOLO-TCMON VO-WIPE 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
PEPPER SPRAY FOLO-SOTVO STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
MULCH FIRE-EANIBOXES FLY-VO-FULL STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
PATIENT ESCAPE-OC VO-WIPE TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
PATIENT ESCAPE-SOTVO PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON
BURNED DOG OWNER-OC VO EDISON NAME CHANGE-OC VO
ROAD RAGE REVENGE-TRX VOTOPS TOSS TO SAM-CLIP 2SH-POP
COLLIER ROAD EXPANSION-VOTOPS LIVE SHOT-LIVE
GATORS WIN-VO-POP VO-FULL LIVE SHOT-VO
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-POP LIVE SHOT-LIVE
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-POP WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS
STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP
TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS ALLI RECALL-OC VO
PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON SLEEPY WORKERS-OC VO
LEE CO STUDENT ASSIGNMENTS-OC VO COSTLY TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS-OC VO
WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS SUPERMARKET RANKINGS-OC
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL ONLINE GROCERY SHOPPING-OC VO
FLIGHT SEARCH AREA CHANGE-CLIP VO-TCMON VO-FULL NUDE MODEL OUTSIDE CATHOLIC SCHOOL-OC VO-WIPE
SXSW 4TH PERSON DIES-CLIP BNC VO NUDE MODEL OUTSIDE CATHOLIC SCHOOL-SOTVO
WA MUDSLIDE-TRX VOTOPS NAKED YOGA-OC
MO STORMS-VOTOPS 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
CHILDREN WITH AUTISM-OC VO 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
CHRISTIE TRAFFIC JAMS-OC VO TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG
NCAA WATCH WHAT YOU TWEET-OC VO ABC7 BREAKING NEWS 2SHOT-CLIP 2SH
FLAGS MADE IN CHINA-OC VO STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
SOCHI PUPS ARRIVE-OC VO STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
DOG DIALS 911-OC SOTVO STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-SOTVO TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG PHARRELL FASHION LINE-OC VO
AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG MILEY CYRUS CLASS-2SH VO
STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS APPLE EMOJI MORE DIVERSE-OC VO
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP
STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS TS 1) NFM BURGLARY-VOTOPS-WIPE
TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS TS 2) CAPE DRUG BUST-SSTOPS-WIPE
BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP TS 3) DUSTIN JAYE VERDICT-VOTOPS-WIPE
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS TS 4) PEPPER SPRAY FOLO-VOTOPS-WIPE
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS TS 5) MULCH FIRE-VOTOPS-WIPE
HL1) MULCH FIRE-VO-WIPE TS 6) FL GATORS-VOTOPS-WIPE
HL2) GATORS WIN-VO-WIPE FINAL WEATHER
HL3) COSTLY TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS-VO-WIPE GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-3SH-WEB ANI
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP END TIME


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5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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HL1) NFM BURGLARY-VO-WIPE


COULD YOUR FRIENDS. BE YOUR ENEMIES?

THIS MORNING THE SUSPECTS SAY THEY WEREN'T TRYING TO BREAK IN. THEY KNEW THE FAMILY.

DEPUTIES SAY. THEY WERE THERE. TO STEAL. Return to index of stories...


HL2) FLIGHT SEARCH AREA CHANGE-VO-WIPE


AND PLANES ARE BACK OUT. SEARCHING FOR MISSING FLIGHT 370.

BUT THIS MORNING. NEW DEVELOPMENTS.

HAVE THEM FOCUSING ON A WHOLE NEW AREA. Return to index of stories...


HL3) GATORS WIN-VO-WIPE


PLUS.

THE FLORIDA GATORS ARE SWIMMING DEEP IN MARCH MADNESS.

THIS MORNING. THE FINAL SCORE TO MAKE OR BREAK THEIR WINNING STREAK. Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS

It is not as cool this morning as our temperatures are in the lower 60s for most of Southwest Florida to get our Friday started. Skies are mostly cloudy and will stay that way through the day. The models are now picking up on the chance for showers that we have been mentioning for today. You can expect scattered showers mainly during the afternoon and evening. Winds will be coming from the east at 10 - 15 mph with gusts of 20 - 25 mph. Afternoon high temperatures will reach the upper 70s to lower 80s.

A cold front is headed through Southwest Florida this weekend. This means we will continue to see a good amount of cloud cover tomorrow along with scattered showers. The on Sunday, drier air follows this front and we will even get to see some sunshine.

Sunny weather will stay with us through the first half of next week with highs in the lower 80s. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SHOT


THANKS FOR WAKING UP WITH US RIGHT HERE ON ABC7.

I'M AMY SEDLACEK.

GOOD MORNING.

I'M CHANCE SEALES.

BREAK IN AFTER BREAK IN. AND THIS MORNING. THE LATEST CASE SHOWS THE SUSPECTS.COULD BE YOUR FRIEND.

OR KIDS YOU KNOW.

IN LEE COUNTY. DEPUTIES SAY THEY FOUND TWO TEENS. Return to index of stories...


NFM BURGLARY-CLIP VOTOPS


TRYING TO BREAK INTO. A NORTH FORT MYERS HOUSE.

A NEIGHBOR CALLED DEPUTIES.AS THE TWO TRIED TO GET IN WINDOWS OR DOORS. ON WEDNESDAY.

DEPUTIES FOUND. SHANDARIUS WELCH AND AUSTIN WILLIAMS. AT THE BACK DOOR.

ONE OF THE TEENS SAID. WE SHOULD HAVE RUN.

THE FAMILY THINKS THEY BROKE INTO THEIR HOUSE LAST WEEK, TOO.

THE TEENS CLAIM THEY'RE FRIENDS WITH THE OWNER'S SON. Return to index of stories...


BONITA SPRINGS ROBBERY-VO-POP


DEPUTIES RELEASED SURVEILLANCE VIDEO. OF A ROBBERY IN BONITA SPRINGS.

IT HAPPENED AT THE *LA FIESTA CONVENIENCE STORE ON ROSEMARY DRIVE.

YOU SEE THIS WOMAN. HAND THE CLERKS A NOTE --

THEY GIVE HER CASH AND SHE WALKS OUT.

THE CLERK SAYS THE WOMAN HAD A GUN. Return to index of stories...


BONITA SPRINGS ROBBERY-SOTVO


michael grealey

lives nearby

12:42:38 it's unfortunate that there are people around here that are pretty desperate and take desperate measures but that's not the typical of the population.

IF YOU RECOGNIZE THE SUSPECT.

CALL CRIME STOPPERS OR LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES.

YOU COULD BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CASH REWARD. Return to index of stories...


CAPE DRUG BUST-OC SS


OFFICERS SAY THEY BUSTED A CAPE CORAL DRUG DEALER. INVESTIGATORS CALL A NEIGHBORHOOD NUISANCE.

JOSHUA TRIP. SPARKED FEARS ON SOUTHEAST 8TH STREET.

A NARCOTICS TEAM WENT TO HIS HOUSE. AND ARRESTED HIM FOR SELLING DRUGS AND HAVING WEAPONS. Return to index of stories...


DUSTIN JAYE TRIAL-OC VO SS


THIS MORNING A LEE COUNTY MAN WHO BRUTALLY MURDERED A WOMAN. PLANS TO APPEAL.

ABC7 WAS IN COURT WHEN A JURY FOUND *DUSTIN JAYE* GUILTY OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER. BURGLARY AND ANIMAL CRUELTY.

PROSECUTORS SPENT 2 DAYS PRESENTING THEIR CASE.

JAYE'S ATTORNEY NEVER CALLED A WITNESS.

HE SLASHED *DEBRA STRIANO'S THROAT INSIDE HER THREE OAKS HOUSE IN 2012.

HE ALSO STABBED HER DOG. Return to index of stories...


PEPPER SPRAY FOLO-TCMON VO-WIPE


THE STUDENT RESPONSIBLE FOR USING PEPPER SPRAY. AT SIX MILES CHARTER ACADEMY.

WILL *NOT FACE CRIMINAL CHARGES

THE SCHOOL WAS EVACUATED WEDNESDAY.

THREE STUDENTS WOUND UP IN THE HOSPITAL. AND SEVEN MORE WERE TREATED ON SCENE.

THE SCHOOL IS KEEPING QUIET. ABOUT WHY THE STUDENT USED THE PEPPER SPRAY.

SOME CLASSMATES SAID IT WAS BECAUSE OF BULLYING. Return to index of stories...


PEPPER SPRAY FOLO-SOTVO


Maureen Perhint, Parent

0339 "They don't want the fighting. They don't want the bullying. How does somebody defend themselves especially if it's a small vs. a big kid?"

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS. SIX MILE CHARTER ACADEMY CHOSE NOT TO PRESS CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


MULCH FIRE-EANIBOXES FLY-VO-FULL


SMOLDERING FOR OVER 24 HOURS NOW. AND IT'S FAR FROM OVER.

ABC-7 IS KEEPING TABS ON A MULCH FIRE IN COLLIER COUNTY.

WE TOLD YOU ABOUT IT. FIRST THING. THURSDAY MORNING. RIGHT AS IT BROKE OUT OVERNIGHT

THE BIG CORKSCREW ISLAND FIRE DISTRICT SAYS THE MULCH SELF-COMBUSTED.

NOW IT COULD TAKE DAYS OR WEEKS TO BURN ITSELF OUT.

THERE ARE HEALTH CONCERNS FROM THE SMOKE IN THE GOLDEN GATE ESTATES AREA.

COLLIER HEALTH DEPARTMENT WORKERS SAY IF YOU HAVE SHORTNESS OF BREATH OR CHEST PAIN YOU NEED TO CALL A DOCTOR. Return to index of stories...


PATIENT ESCAPE-OC VO-WIPE


BEACHGOERS IN NAPLES. WATCHED AS A MAN LED POLICE ON A CHASE. INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO.

ABC 7 CAMERAS WERE THERE. AS OFFICERS PULLED THE MAN ONTO A BOAT THURSDAY.

POLICE SAY IT STARTED AT N-C-H DOWNTOWN.

A MALE PATIENT RAN OUT OF THE HOSPITAL. IN HIS GOWN. AND TOOK OFF FOR THE BEACH.

THE PATIENT WAS MORE THAN 100 YARDS OUT IN THE GULF. BEFORE POLICE PULLED UP ON THEIR BOAT. AND HE "GAVE UP."

FAMILIES STOOD ON THE SAND WATCHING IT ALL GO DOWN. Return to index of stories...


PATIENT ESCAPE-SOTVO


Jenny Madden/Visiting Naples

Duration = 0:20

"All of a sudden, I just saw this guy in a hospital gown, holding a towel around his waist, he had bandages around his arms and a hospital band. I'm a nurse, so immediately I was like there's something wrong with this picture. I asked him are you okay sir? and he just kept on running."

POLICE SAY THE PATIENT. WAS A POTENTIAL THREAT TO HIMSELF AND OTHERS.

HE WAS TAKEN BACK TO N-C-H DOWNTOWN,

BUT WON'T FACE CRIMINAL CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


BURNED DOG OWNER-OC VO


THE ARCADIA MAN ACCUSED OF LIGHTING HIS OWN DOG ON FIRE. SAYS HE'D LIKE TO HAVE HER BACK.

ANIMAL LOVERS RESCUED "HOPE" FROM THIS HOME IN ARCADIA LAST WEEK.

ONE NEIGHBOR SAYS HER CHILDREN. SAW THE DOG'S OWNER POUR GASOLINE ON THE DOG AND LIGHT HER ON FIRE.

FRIENDS OF THE MAN SAY HE HAS ALZHEIMER'S AND WOULD NEVER INTENTIONALLY DO SOMETHING LIKE THIS.

THE ARCADIA POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS THE INVESTIGATION IS STILL OPEN.

"HOPE" IS GETTING TREATMENT IN TAMPA AND DOING MUCH BETTER. Return to index of stories...


ROAD RAGE REVENGE-TRX VOTOPS


THIS MUST SEE VIDEO. IS GETTING THOUSANDS OF VIEWS BY THE MINUTE.

A CASE OF ROAD RAGE IN TAMPA.

THAT DOESN'T END WELL FOR THE MAN IN THE TRUCK.

AFTER FLIPPING THE BIRD. HE CUTS IN FRONT OF THE CAR RECORDING ALL OF THIS.

THEN HE LOSES CONTROL AND SWERVES INTO ONCOMING TRAFFIC.CRASHING INTO A DITCH.

NO WORD ON WHAT SET HIM OFF.

DEPUTIES CHARGED HIM WITH LEAVING THE SCENE OF A CRASH. AND THIS VIDEO HELPED CATCH HIM! Return to index of stories...


COLLIER ROAD EXPANSION-VOTOPS


*F-DOT* IS GETTING CLOSER WITH PLANS TO WIDEN A SECTION OF I-75 IN COLLIER COUNTY.

IT'S A THREE AND A HALF MILE STRETCH BETWEEN COLLIER BOULEVARD AND GOLDEN GATE PARKWAY.

F-DOT SAID THE DESIGN IS 90 PERCENT COMPLETE.

THE PROJECT WOULD INCLUDE ADDING ONE LANE IN EACH DIRECTION.

TAKING IT FROM 4 TO 6 LANES.

INTERCHANGES WILL NOT BE IMPACTED.

CONSTRUCTION COULD START A YEAR FROM NOW. THEN TAKE 2 TO THREE YEARS TO COMPLETE. Return to index of stories...


GATORS WIN-VO-POP VO-FULL


THIS MORNING. THE SWEET 16, JUST GOT A LITTLE SWEETER. FOR THE NUMBER ONE SEED FLORIDA GATORS.

DID YOU CATCH THE ACTION LAST NIGHT?

THEY TOOK THE WIN AGAINST FOURTH SEEDED ---UCLA BRUINS IN MEMPHIS.

THE GATORS WERE STRONG FROM THE START.

AND KEPT IT THAT WAY UNTIL THE FINAL BUZZER.

GATORS WINNING 79 - 68.

THIS WAS FLORIDA'S 29TH CONSECUTIVE WIN.

NOW WE'LL ADVANCE TO THE ELITE EIGHT.

AND PLAY THE CINDERELLA TEAM OF THE TOURNAMENT. THE 11TH SEED DAYTON FLYERS. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-POP


IF YOU ARE A NAPPER.

THERE IS A PERFECT WAY TO DO IT.

DEPENDING ON WHAT YOU NEED.

THE POWER NAP-

10 TO 20 MINUTES

THE NASA NAP--

26 MINUTES. PROVEN BY SCIENTIST ---TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE BY 34%

ALERTNESS BY 54%

*NEVER* NEVER DO A 30 MINUTE NAP

CAUSES A SLEEP HANGOVER

AND BEST WAY TO DO IT.

SLIGHTLY UPRIGHT. DON'T LIE DOWN

MORE NAP SCIENCE. IN THE HALF HOUR. Return to index of stories...


6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-POP


A PASTOR

FIREFIGHTER

TEACHER

MOM.

WHAT DO THEY ALL HAVE IN COMMON--

THEY SMOKE POT

TRUTH IS. AT LEAST 14 MILLION AMERICANS SMOKE IT.REGULARLY

THE SECRET SHARING APP.COLLECTING THESE REAL LIFE CONFESSIONS

--READ OFF SCREEN---

-- "i'm a youth pastor, I smoke everyday i'm not at service, My Lord still loves me

-- "I have a professional career, mother of 3, member of PTA, run a neighborhood watch group. I smoke weed everyday.

-- I am a firefighter and I love to smoke weed

-- I smoke weed once a week. I am a doctor

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STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN 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.

CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS

It is not as cool this morning as our temperatures are in the lower 60s for most of Southwest Florida to get our Friday started. Skies are mostly cloudy and will stay that way through the day. The models are now picking up on the chance for showers that we have been mentioning for today. You can expect scattered showers mainly during the afternoon and evening. Winds will be coming from the east at 10 - 15 mph with gusts of 20 - 25 mph. Afternoon high temperatures will reach the upper 70s to lower 80s.

A cold front is headed through Southwest Florida this weekend. This means we will continue to see a good amount of cloud cover tomorrow along with scattered showers. The on Sunday, drier air follows this front and we will even get to see some sunshine.

Sunny weather will stay with us through the first half of next week with highs in the lower 80s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON


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LEE CO STUDENT ASSIGNMENTS-OC VO


A LAST WARNING FOR LEE COUNTY PARENTS.

IT'S THE FINAL DAY TO REGISTER CHILDREN. FOR STUDENT ASSIGNMENT NEXT YEAR.

THIS IS FOR STUDENTS NEW TO THE DISTRICT AND INCOMING KINDERGARTENERS, MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLERS.

YOU NEED TO TURN IN YOUR APPLICATION BY 4 P-M.

PARENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF ASSIGNMENTS IN MID APRIL. Return to index of stories...


WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO 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.

CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS

It is not as cool this morning as our temperatures are in the lower 60s for most of Southwest Florida to get our Friday started. Skies are mostly cloudy and will stay that way through the day. The models are now picking up on the chance for showers that we have been mentioning for today. You can expect scattered showers mainly during the afternoon and evening. Winds will be coming from the east at 10 - 15 mph with gusts of 20 - 25 mph. Afternoon high temperatures will reach the upper 70s to lower 80s.

A cold front is headed through Southwest Florida this weekend. This means we will continue to see a good amount of cloud cover tomorrow along with scattered showers. The on Sunday, drier air follows this front and we will even get to see some sunshine.

Sunny weather will stay with us through the first half of next week with highs in the lower 80s. Return to index of stories...


FLIGHT SEARCH AREA CHANGE-CLIP VO-TCMON VO-FULL


MALAYSIA AIRLINES CEO SAYS NEW PILOTS MUST UNDERGO PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS. WHEN THEY JOIN THE COMPANY.

THE CHANGES COME AS THE SEARCH FOR MISSING FLIGHT 370 RESUMES TODAY.

AUSTRALIAN OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED THEY'RE LOOKING IN A NEW PART OF THE INDIAN OCEAN.

AUSTRALIAN OFFICIALS WILL HONE IN ON THE WATER ABOUT 685 MILES TO THE NORTHEAST.

THEY CITE "A NEW CREDIBLE LEAD," BASED ON THE ANALYSIS OF RADAR DATA.

IT APPEARS TO SHOW THE PLANE WAS TRAVELLING FASTER THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT. Return to index of stories...


SXSW 4TH PERSON DIES-CLIP BNC VO


A FOURTH PERSON HAS DIED. FROM THE SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FESTIVAL.

AN ACCUSED DRUNK DRIVER. PLOWED INTO A CROWD OF PEOPLE. DURING A POLICE CHASE.

18-YEAR-OLD DEANDRE TATUM. DIED THURSDAY FROM HIS INJURIES.

DOZENS OF OTHERS, GOT HURT IN THE EARLY HOURS OF MARCH 13TH.

THE DRIVER, 21-YEAR-OLD RASHAD OWENS. IS CHARGED WITH CAPITAL MURDER. Return to index of stories...


WA MUDSLIDE-TRX VOTOPS


MUDSLIDE RESCUERS. BATTLE RAIN AND EXHAUSTION.

IN THE QUEST TO FIND BODIES FROM THE WASHINGTON STATE MUDSLIDE.

AT LEAST 26 PEOPLE WERE KILLED.

NINE OF THOSE BODIES HAVE BEEN FOUND BUT NOT RECOVERED.

WHILE THE LIST OF THOSE UNACCOUNTED FOR STILL TOTALS 90.

OFFICIALS ARE WARNING THE COMMUNITY THAT A HIGHER TOLL WILL BE ANNOUNCED THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


MO STORMS-VOTOPS


THE DAMAGE IS LEFT BEHIND. FROM POWERFUL STORMS. RIPPING THROUGH NORTHWEST MISSOURI THURSDAY.

THE GRUNDY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. REPORTS A FUNNEL CLOUD TOUCHED DOWN NEAR HIGHWAY 165.

HOMES AND OTHER PROPERTY, WERE DAMAGED. AND DESTROYED.

LUCKILY NO INJURIES HAVE BEEN REPORTED. Return to index of stories...


CHILDREN WITH AUTISM-OC VO


A STARTLING NEW REPORT FINDS THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN WITH AN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER. IS RISING.

THE C-D-C REPORT FINDS MOST CHILDREN ARE DIAGNOSED AFTER AGE 4. ALTHOUGH IT CAN BE IDENTIFIED MUCH SOONER.

THERE'S AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN WITH HIGHER INTELLECTUAL ABILITIES. IDENTIFIED AS HAVING AUTISM.

SOME EXPERTS SAY THOSE KIDS MAY HAVE SLIPPED THROUGH THE CRACKS PREVIOUSLY.

IF THEY WERE DOING FINE IN SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


CHRISTIE TRAFFIC JAMS-OC VO


LAWYERS HIRED BY THE OFFICE OF NEW JERSEY'S GOVERNOR.

AND FUNDED, BY TAXPAYERS.

CLEARED CHRIS CHRISTIE OF THE BRIDGE REVENGE SCANDAL.

THE U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE. IS CONDUCTING A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION.INTO LANE CLOSURES, FOR POLITICAL PAYBACK.

COULD'VE DELAYED EMERGENCY CREWS. LEADING TO A DEATH.

A PANEL IS TRYING TO FIND OUT. HOW HIGH UP CHRISTIE'S CHAIN OF COMMAND. THE ORDER TO BLOCK TRAFFIC WENT, AND WHY.

CHRISTIE HIMSELF BROKE HIS SILENCE. APPEARING ON ABC NEWS. Return to index of stories...


NCAA WATCH WHAT YOU TWEET-OC VO


THEY'RE WATCHING YOUR EVERY TWEET.

AS FANS GET READY TO WATCH THE N-C-DOUBLE-A TOURNAMENT.

SECURITY FIRMS ARE CHECKING SOCIAL MEDIA.

LOOKING AT WHAT'S BEING SAID BEFORE A GAME. HELPS THEM MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT HOW MANY OFFICERS TO SEND TO A VENUE.

THEY LOOK FOR INDICATIONS THAT FANS PLAN ON STORMING THE COURT OR BLOCKING STREETS. Return to index of stories...


FLAGS MADE IN CHINA-OC VO


EACH YEAR MILLIONS OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS. ARE SPENT BUYING AMERICAN FLAGS. MADE OVERSEAS.

FGCU STUDENT EMILY CATIZONE. CREATED A RESOLUTION FOR THE STATE SENATE. HOPING TO CHANGE THAT.

IT SUPPORTS THE ALL AMERICAN FLAG ACT.

TWO LAWMAKERS IN TALLAHASSEE. ALSO WANT STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS. TO ONLY PURCHASE AMERICAN MADE FLAGS.

FLAG DISTRIBUTORS TELL ABC 7,

THE FOREIGN FLAGS ARE CHEAPER.

THE NEW LAW. WOULD TAKE EFFECT IN JULY, IF PASSED.

CONGRESS JUST PASSED A LAW. REQUIRING THE PENTAGON TO BUY AMERICAN MADE FLAGS. Return to index of stories...


SOCHI PUPS ARRIVE-OC VO


THESE LITTLE GUYS WEREN'T MADE IN AMERICA. BUT THEY'RE HERE NOW BY POPULAR DEMAND.

STRAY DOGS THAT CAPTURED OUR HEARTS.

DURING THE WINTER OLYMPICS IN SOCHI ARE NOW IN WASHINGTON.

TEN STRAYS ARRIVED AT THE WASHINGTON ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE AFTER FLYING IN FROM RUSSIA

THEY'LL SOON BE PUT UP FOR ADOPTION. WITH MORE THAN 200 ADOPTION REQUESTS RECEIVED.

ANOTHER 90 STRAYS ARE ON THEIR WAY. Return to index of stories...


DOG DIALS 911-OC SOTVO


THIS MORNING. MEET ONE DOG. WHO'S TOO SMART FOR IT'S OWN GOOD.

what did you do sophie.I just got my phone away from my dog.

SOPHIE. A JAPANESE CHIN, USED HER PAWS TO DIAL 9-1-1.

DISPATCHERS IN NEBRASKA SAY THAT WAS A FIRST.

THEY HEARD PANTING AND SCRATCHING. BEFORE THE DOGS OWNER PICKED UP THE PHONE.

APPARENTLY SOPHIE NOT ONLY KNEW HOW TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY CALL. SHE EVEN PUT THE PHONE ON SPEAKER. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-SOTVO


TACO BELL HAS A NEW BREAKFAST MENU.

AND NEW SPOKESPEOPLE.

THEY MIGHT BE FAMILIAR.

RONALD MCDONALD.

FUNNY NEW COMMERCIALS.

THEY DUG UP ALL THESE GUYS. WITH THE LEGAL NAME "RONALD MCDONALD."

NO HAMBURGLARS OR GRIMACE, BUT IT'S PRETTY GOOD.

ALMOST $300 MILLION CAMPAIGN.

HAVE YOU TRIED TACO BELL BREAKFAST YET?

MIXED REVIEWS. Return to index of stories...


6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


ON THIS FRIDAY MORNING. AN UNFORGETTABLE MOMENT.

40 YEARS OLD. HEARING FOR THE FIRST TIME.

"it's a big, big life changing day today. can you hear your own voice? yes."

JOANNE IS COMPLETELY OVERCOME. ESPECIALLY HEARING HER OWN VOICE.

THESE ARE HAPPY TEARS!

IN HER 20'S. JOANNE ALSO LOST HER SIGHT, SO THIS IS HUGE.

THAT'S A FEEL-GOOD FRIDAY VIDEO. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG


20 YEARS AGO-- BOBBY BONILLA OF THE NEW YORK METS WAS THE HIGHEST PAID PLAYER IN THE MAJOR LEAGUES MAKING 6.3 MILLION DOLLARS--- MIGUEL CABRERA IS ABOUT TO BLOW THAT OUT OF THE WATER--- THE TIGER 3RD BASEMAN IS ABOUT TO SIGN A DEAL WITH DETROIT THAT WILL PAY HIM--- 31 MIL A YEAR--- IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING-- THAT'S 191 THOUSAND A GAME---

A LOT OF HIGH PRICED TALENT AT JETBLUE TONIGHT-- RED SOX AND TWINS

------SECOND INNING. A-J PIERZYNSKI KNOCKS THIS KEVIN CORREIA PITCH OFF THE MONSTER. MIKE NAPOLI SCORES. 1-0 SOX.

----JOHN LACKEY. ON HIS GAME TONIGHT. STRIKES OUT PEDRO FLORIMON.

LACKEY PITCHED INTO THE SEVENTH. DIDN'T GIVE UP A RUN. AND STRUCK OUT SIX.

SOX WIN, 4-1.

TODAY--- JON LESTER WAS NAMED OPENING DAY STARTED FOR THE SOX

RAYS AND ORIOLES--- LOVE IS IN THE AIR---

EVAN LONGORIA-- IN LOVE WITH THIS PITCH--- SENDS IT PACKING FOR A SOLO SHOT--- WE ARE TIED AT 1 --- RAYS GET THE WIN 4-3

4TH INNING-- SCAREY MOMENT-- RAYS PITCHER ALEX COBB DRILLS NELSON CRUZ IN THE HEAD---

CRUZ IS EXPECTED TO BE OKAY--- BUT FOR COBB-- WHO WAS DRILLED IN THE HEAD LAST YEAR--- SAYS - IT CERTAINLY WASN'T INTENTIONAL

DEPENDING ON WHO YOU LISTEN TO. JOHNNY MANZIEL IS EITHER A FRANCHISE QUARTERBACK IN THE NFL. OR A HUGE RISK. YOU KNOW WHAT. HE COULD BE BOTH. BUT THERE'S ONLY ONE WAY TO FIND OUT. AND THAT'S TO LET THE GUY PLAY.

TODAY--- MANZIEL WAS SHOWING OFF FOR NFL TEAMS AT HIS PRO DAY--

JOHNNY WORKED OUT IN FULL PADS-- HOPING TO PROVE HE IS WORTHY OF BEING A TOP 10 PICK IN THIS YEARS DRAFT

THE MIAMI DOLPHINS CONTINUE TO BE AGGRESSIVE THIS OFF-SEASON---

TODAY THEY SIGNED RUNNING BACK KNOWSHON MORENO TO A ONE YEAR DEAL--- WORTH 3 MILLION DOLLARS

THE DOLPHINS COULD USE THE HELP-- LAST YEAR THEY RANKED 25TH IN THE LEAGUE IN RUSHING--

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AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG


AMERICA'S MONEY:

GOOD MORNING. TOPPING "AMERICA'S MONEY". ANOTHER RECALL FOR AIRBAG

PROBLEMS.

TOYOTA SAYS THE AIRBAGS IN ALMOST 120-THOUSAND DECADE-OLD AVALONS COULD

INFLATE WHEN THEY'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO. EARLIER THIS WEEK, NISSAN ISSUED A

RECALL FOR AIRBAGS THAT WOULD NOT INFLATE.

THERE'S A NEW SIGN OF A SLOWDOWN IN THE HOUSING INDUSTRY. PENDING HOME SALES

DROPPED IN FEBRUARY FOR THE 8TH-STRAIGHT MONTH. EXPERTS BLAME THE WINTER

WEATHER, BUT SAY THEY EXPECT A REBOUND.

THERE'S NOW SOMETHING OF A GOLD RUSH IN CALIFORNIA AGAIN. THANKS TO THE LOW

WATER LEVELS RESULTING FROM THE HISTORIC DROUGHT, PROSPECTORS ARE ABLE TO

PAN FOR GOLD IN AREAS THAT HAVE BEEN OUT OF REACH FOR DECADES. GOLD NOW

SELLS FOR 13-HUNDRED DOLLARS AN OUNCE.

AND A BIBLICAL EPIC SHOULD "STORM" BOX OFFICES THIS WEEKEND. "NOAH" IS

EXPECTED TO SAIL INTO 30 TO 40 MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF TICKET SALES. THAT

SHOULD BE GOOD ENOUGH FOR NUMBER-ONE. AND MIGHT ENCOURAGE OTHER BIBLE-

BASED MOVIES.

AND THAT'S AMERICA'S MONEY. I'M DIANA PEREZ. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN 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 TH

E FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS

It is not as cool this morning as our temperatures are in the lower 60s for most of Southwest Florida to get our Friday started. Skies are mostly cloudy and will stay that way through the day. The models are now picking up on the chance for showers that we have been mentioning for today. You can expect scattered showers mainly during the afternoon and evening. Winds will be coming from the east at 10 - 15 mph with gusts of 20 - 25 mph. Afternoon high temperatures will reach the upper 70s to lower 80s.

A cold front is headed through Southwest Florida this weekend. This means we will continue to see a good amount of cloud cover tomorrow along with scattered showers. The on Sunday, drier air follows this front and we will even get to see some sunshine.

Sunny weather will stay with us through the first half of next week with highs in the lower 80s. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS


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TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS


CRASH AT MM 38.

ABOUT 10 MILES EAST OF THE COLLIER-BROWARD LINE IN BROWARD COUNTY.

ALL LANES OF 75 CLOSED.

MED FLIGHT IS ON SCENE.

NO WORD ON HOW MANY PEOPLE INJURED. OR HOW MANY VEHICLES ARE INVOLVED.

THIS COULD IMPACT PEOPLE NEEDING TO DRIVE EAST THIS MORNING TO FT. LAUDERDALE-MIAMI

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TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


SPONSORSHIP SHOULD WIPE TO MONEY SCOPE/ TECH BYTES REPORT Return to index of stories...


BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP


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5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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HL1) MULCH FIRE-VO-WIPE


SMOKE FOR MILES.

THIS MORNING. A MULCH FIRE STILL SMOLDERING.

IS POSING SERIOUS HEALTH RISKS FOR RESIDENTS. Return to index of stories...


HL2) GATORS WIN-VO-WIPE


HOW FAR WILL THEY GO?

THIS MORNING. ABC-7 TAKES YOU ON COURT.

FOR THE FINAL MOMENTS. OF THE FLORIDA GATOR'S LATEST TOURNAMENT FACEOFF. Return to index of stories...


HL3) COSTLY TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS-VO-WIPE


MORE THAN JUST A TICKET.

YOUR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS. AREN'T JUST A ONE TIME FEE.

WHEN YOU BREAK THE LAW. IT'S COSTING YOU MORE THAN YOU REALIZE. Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS

It is not as cool this morning as our temperatures are in the lower 60s for most of Southwest Florida to get our Friday started. Skies are mostly cloudy and will stay that way through the day. The models are now picking up on the chance for showers that we have been mentioning for today. You can expect scattered showers mainly during the afternoon and evening. Winds will be coming from the east at 10 - 15 mph with gusts of 20 - 25 mph. Afternoon high temperatures will reach the upper 70s to lower 80s.

A cold front is headed through Southwest Florida this weekend. This means we will continue to see a good amount of cloud cover tomorrow along with scattered showers. The on Sunday, drier air follows this front and we will even get to see some sunshine.

Sunny weather will stay with us through the first half of next week with highs in the lower 80s. Return to index of stories...


GATORS WIN-CLIP 2SH-POP NATVO


THANKS FOR WAKING UP WITH US. RIGHT HERE ON ABC-7.

I'M CHANCE SEALES.

AND I'M AMY SEDLACEK.

IF THE GATORS ARE ALL OVER YOUR MARCH MADNESS BRACKET. SOME GOOD NEWS!!.

FANS WERE UP LATE. TO CATC U-F. TROUNCING FOURTH SEEDED UCLA BRUINS.

THEY HAD THE CROWD ON THEIR FEET. WITH A FINAL SCORE OF 79 - 68.

THIS WAS FLORIDA'S 29TH CONSECUTIVE WIN.

NOW THEY'LL HEAD TO THE ELITE EIGHT.

UP AGAINST THE 11TH SEEDED DAYTON FLYERS.

THIS IS THE FOURTH YEAR IN A ROW. THE GATORS HAVE REACHED THE ELITE EIGHT. Return to index of stories...


NFM BURGLARY-CLIP BNC VO-WIPE


TRYING TO CLIMB INTO WINDOWS AND DOORS. ALL TO ROB A NORTH FORT MYERS HOUSE.

A NEIGHBOR CALLED DEPUTIES EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

AFTER THEY SAW SHANDARIUS WELCH AND AUSTIN WILLIAMS ATTEMPTING TO BREAK IN AT THE BACK DOOR.

THIS WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN THEIR FIRST ATTEMPTING TO BREAK AND ENTER. THE FAMILY THINKS THEY BROKE INTO THEIR HOUSE LAST WEEK TOO. Return to index of stories...


NFM BURGLARY-SOTVO


I was pretty shooken up at the time when it happened but I'm okay now:09 we changed our locks and were going to do some security issues were going to get an alarm and stuff like that

THE TEENS CLAIM THEY'RE FRIENDS WITH A SON WHO LIVES THERE.

AUTHORITIES SAY THEY HEARD ONE TEEN TELL THE OTHER. WE SHOULD HAVE RUN.

THE FAMILY IS CONSIDERING MOVING BECAUSE OF THIS. Return to index of stories...


PEPPER SPRAY FOLO-OC VO


AUTHORITIES SAY HE HURT SEVERAL STUDENTS AND STAFF WHEN HE SPRAYED ---PEPPER SPRAY IN THE BATHROOM.

BUT SIX MILE CHARTER ACADEMY. WON'T BE PRESSING CRIMINAL CHARGES ON THE STUDENT.

THE SCHOOL WAS EVACUATED WEDNESDAY.

THREE CHILDREN ENDED UP IN THE HOSPITAL.

SEVEN MORE WERE TREATED ON SCENE.

THIS MORNING THE SCHOOL IS KEEPING QUIET ABOUT WHY THE STUDENT USED THE PEPPER SPRAY.

SOME CLASSMATES SAID IT WAS BECAUSE OF BULLYING. Return to index of stories...


DUSTIN JAYE TRIAL-TRX VOTOPS SS OC


A LEE COUNTY MAN. WHO BRUTALLY MURDERED A WOMAN. PLANS TO APPEAL.

ABC7 WAS IN COURT. WHEN A JURY FOUND DUSTIN JAYE GUILTY OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER. BURGLARY AND ANIMAL CRUELTY.

HE STABBED DEBBIE STRIANO. INSIDE HER THREE OAKS HOUSE IN 2012.

HE ALSO CUT HER DOG'S THROAT.

PROSECUTORS SPENT 2 DAYS, PRESENTING THEIR CASE.

JAYE'S ATTORNEY NEVER CALLED A WITNESS. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER MAN POT EATER-OC SS


COLLIER DEPUTIES SAY THEY COULDN'T MAKE OUT WHAT A MAN WAS SAYING. WHEN THEY PULLED HIM OVER.

THEY CLAIM HIS MOUTH WAS FULL OF MARIJUANA. THE SMELL FILLING THE CAR

THE INVESTIGATOR SAYS *JOEL MORISMA* REFUSED TO OPEN HIS MOUTH AND BEGAN CHEWING.

THAT'S WHEN *MORISMA WAS ORDERED OUT OF THE CAR.

HE'S ACCUSED OF MARIJUANA POSSESSION AND TAMPERING WITH EVIDENCE. Return to index of stories...


MULCH FIRE-OC VO


A MULCH FIRE, STILL BURNING OUT IN COLLIER COUNTY. COULD TAKE WEEKS. OR MONTHS. BEFORE IT STOPS SMOLDERING.

WE BROKE THE STORY THURSDAY MORNING. AFTER IT STARTED OVERNIGHT

FIRE OFFICIALS TELL ABS-7. THE MULCH SELF-COMBUSTED.

NOW. HEALTH CONCERNS FOR RESIDENTS IN THE GOLDEN GATE ESTATES AREA. NEAR THE SMOKE.

HEALTH WORKERS SAY IF YOU HAVE SHORTNESS OF BREATH OR CHEST PAIN, YOU NEED TO CALL A DOCTOR. Return to index of stories...


LOCAL POLLING ISSUES-OC VO OC


LEE COUNTY'S SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS WANTS TO UPGRADE THE VOTING PROCESS.

REMEMBER THE LONG LINES AND WAITS FOR THE NOVEMBER 2012 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION?

THAT WAS THE SAME YEAR THAT SUPERVISOR SHARON HARRINGTON GAVE BACK MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS OF EXCESS BUDGET FUNDS.

NOW SHE WANTS AN ESTIMATED AT $1.3 MILLION BACK. FOR 100 NEW BALLOT SCANNERS, 785 IPADS AND INTERNET ROUTERS.

POLL WORKERS WILL USE AN APP ON THE IPADS CALLED 'KNOW INK' TO PROVIDE MONITORING OF VOTER TURNOUT.

IF APPROVED BY COMMISSIONERS NEXT WEEK. THE UPGRADES WILL BE READY TO GO FOR THE AUGUST PRIMARIES. Return to index of stories...


FL VOTER PURGE-VOTOPS


THE STATE OF FLORIDA. WILL STOP REMOVING NON-CITIZENS. FROM THE VOTER ROLLS.

THE SECRETARY OF STATE IS DELAYING THE VOTER PURGE, UNTIL NEXT YEAR.

OFFICIALS DECIDED TO WAIT. BECAUSE OF CHANGES WITH THE FEDERAL DATABASE. USED TO FIND INELIGIBLE VOTERS.

OFFICIALS SAY, THE CHANGES WILL MAKE RESULTS MORE RELIABLE. Return to index of stories...


FL HIGHER SPEEDS BILL-VO-TCMON VO-FULL


A BILL IS READY FOR A FLOOR VOTE IN THE SENATE.

TO RAISE THE SPEED LIMIT TO 75 MILES PER HOUR.

ALONG SOME RURAL STRETCHES OF FLORIDA INTERSTATES.

SUPPORTERS SAY BOTH ROADS AND CARS HAVE IMPROVED OVER THE PAST 20-YEARS.

THEY ALSO SAY. MANY PEOPLE DON'T PAY ATTENTION TO SPEED LIMITS, ANYWAY.

OPPONENTS SAY IF THE SPEED LIMIT GOES UP, THOSE WITH A LEAD FOOT WILL JUST DRIVE EVEN FASTER.

THE CURRENT *LEGAL* TOP SPEED LIMIT. IN THE SUNSHINE STATE IS 70.

THE HOUSE VERSION OF THE BILL IS STILL WORKING ITS WAY THROUGH COMMITTEES. Return to index of stories...


CAPE FM FASTEST GROWING-TRX VOTOPS


THE CAPE CORAL-FORT MYERS AREA. IS ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING AREAS IN THE COUNTRY.

THE CENSUS BUREAU SAYS. WE GREW BY 2-POINT-5 PERCENT. BETWEEN 2012 AND 2013.

ABOUT 640-THOUSAND PEOPLE LIVE HERE. MAKING IT THE 10TH FASTEST GROWING AREA IN THE U-S.

THE VILLAGES IN CENTRAL FLORIDA. TOPPED THE LIST. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES FLOWER SHOW-OC


THIS WEEKEND IN COLLIER COUNTY. IT'S THE 61ST ANNUAL NAPLES FLOWER SHOW.

HEAD TO THE BOTANICAL GARDENS FROM 9 AM TO 5 PM TODAY AND TOMORROW.

THIS YEAR'S THEME IS LOOKING THROUGH THE GLASS. WHERE YOU'LL SEE EVERYTHING FROM INTRICCATE ARRANGEMENTS TO TROPICAL PLANTS.

CHILDREN GET IN FREE.

ADULTS ABOUT THIRTEEN DOLLARS. AND ABOUT 8 FOR KIDS 4 AND UP. Return to index of stories...


530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


48% OF AMERICANS ARE SLEEP DEPRIVED

WE HEAR YOU!

NEED A NAP.

GET THE BEST ONE.

FOR WHAT YOU NEED

A 60 MINUTE NAP.

-- HELPS YOUR MEMORY, COGNITIVE PROCESSING

--AND REMEMBERING FACES AND FACTS

--BEST BEFORE A PRESENTATION OR IMPORTANT MEETING

A FULL SLEEP CYCLE IS 90 MINUTES

--THIS IS THE KING OF NAPS.

--HELPS CREATIVITY, EMOTIONAL MEMORY,

--BEST BEFORE A BIG TEST OR DEADLINE

BEST TIME TO NAP

BETWEEN 1 AND FOUR

MORE ON AMY'S FACEBOOK. Return to index of stories...


630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


THEY'VE BECOME AN INSTANT SENSATION

FOOD TRUCKS.

WELL MOVE OVER--- BURGERS AND CUPCAKES

NOW IT'S STILETTOS AND DRESSES

FASHION TRUCKS ARE THE NEW TREND

SET UP ON A STREET NEAR YOU.

TRACK THEM VIA SOCIAL MEDIA

CHEAPER FOR BOUTIQUES. NOT PAYING RETAIL RENT SPACE

GMA TALKER.

WHAT YOU NEED TO WATCH OUT FOR before YOU BUY. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN 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.

CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS

It is not as cool this morning as our temperatures are in the lower 60s for most of Southwest Florida to get our Friday started. Skies are mostly cloudy and will stay that way through the day. The models are now picking up on the chance for showers that we have been mentioning for today. You can expect scattered showers mainly during the afternoon and evening. Winds will be coming from the east at 10 - 15 mph with gusts of 20 - 25 mph. Afternoon high temperatures will reach the upper 70s to lower 80s.

A cold front is headed through Southwest Florida this weekend. This means we will continue to see a good amount of cloud cover tomorrow along with scattered showers. The on Sunday, drier air follows this front and we will even get to see some sunshine.

Sunny weather will stay with us through the first half of next week with highs in the lower 80s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON


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EDISON NAME CHANGE-OC VO


IT'S NOW UP TO THE GOVERNOR. TO OFFICIALLY GIVE EDISON STATE COLLEGE, A NEW NAME.

THE SCHOOL WANTS TO BE CALLED "FLORIDA SOUTH WESTERN STATE COLLEGE."

THE HOUSE APPROVED THE CHANGE THURSDAY.

THE SENATE ALREADY AGREED ON IT.

NOW ALL THE BILL NEEDS. IS THE GOVERNOR'S SIGNATURE. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO SAM-CLIP 2SH-POP


WE ARE JUST HOURS AWAY FROM THE KICK OFF TO THE FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW.

WHILE THE F16 FIGHTER JETS ARE THE STARS OF THE SHOW. THIS YEAR WEATHER IS ON PEOPLES MINDS.

ABC-7'S SAM SWEENEY LIVE THERE THIS MORNING-- TO TELL US WHAT WE CAN EXPECT. Return to index of stories...


LIVE SHOT-LIVE


GOOD MORNING--- ITS STILL EARLY BUT THIS ENTIRE RAMP HERE BEHIND ME IS LINED WITH AIRCRAFT DATING BACK TO 1918. AND OF COURSE THE THUNDERBIRD F16 FIGHTER JETS ARE HERE.

BEHIND ME--- THIS WAS THE FIRST COMMERICIAL AIRPLANE FOR AMERICAN AIRLINES--- USED DURING THE GOLDEN age OF AVIATION.

THE AIRSHOW STARTS EARLY TOMORROW. ITS GOING TO BE NON STOP ACTION ON THE GROUND OF COURSE IN THE SKY!

if you are trying to decide which day to come, we can tell you THE THUNDERBIRDS WILL PERFORM BOTH DAYS.

you can save some money by GETting YOUR TICKETS BEFORE MIDNIGHT TONIGHT ONLINE for 15 BUCKS. OTHERWISE 20 AT THE DOOR. KIDS SIX TO 12 ARE FREE.

PARKING IS FIVE DOLLARS, but traffic will be an issue, so leave early if you want to get to the show ontime. Return to index of stories...


LIVE SHOT-VO


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LIVE SHOT-LIVE


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WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR


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.

CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS

It is not as cool this morning as our temperatures are in the lower 60s for most of Southwest Florida to get our Friday started. Skies are mostly cloudy and will stay that way through the day. The models are now picking up on the chance for showers that we have been mentioning for today. You can expect scattered showers mainly during the afternoon and evening. Winds will be coming from the east at 10 - 15 mph with gusts of 20 - 25 mph. Afternoon high temperatures will reach the upper 70s to lower 80s.

A cold front is headed through Southwest Florida this weekend. This means we will continue to see a good amount of cloud cover tomorrow along with scattered showers. The on Sunday, drier air follows this front and we will even get to see some sunshine.

Sunny weather will stay with us through the first half of next week with highs in the lower 80s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC ALERT-CLIP


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ALLI RECALL-OC VO


DIETERS BEWARE.

A RECALL FOR A POPULAR WEIGHT LOSS PRODUCT. AFTER THE PILL WAS COMING IN DIFFERENT SHAPES AND SIZES.

THE DRUG *ALLI* SHOULD BE A TURQUOISE BLUE CAPSULE WITH A DARK BLUE BAND.

CUSTOMERS SAY THEY'RE FINDING TABLETS AND CAPSULES THAT LOOK COMPLETELY DIFFERENT.

SOME BOTTLES EVEN HAVE TAMPER-SEALS THAT WEREN'T MADE BY THE COMPANY.

NO WORD IF ANYONE'S BEEN SICKENED BY THE IMPOSTER PILLS. Return to index of stories...


SLEEPY WORKERS-OC VO


DO YOUR EYES DROOP. WHILE YOU DRIVE IN THE MORNING?

EXPERTS FIND.

EACH YEAR DROWSY DRIVING. LEADS TO MORE THAN 100-THOUSAND CAR CRASHES.

AND IT'S ANOTHER WAKE UP CALL. THAT SLEEP DEPRIVATION IS A GROWING DANGER TODAY IN SOCIETY. Return to index of stories...


COSTLY TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS-OC VO


AND IF YOU CANT'T FOLLOW THE RULES OF THE ROAD. IT CAN REALLY COST YOU.

A MINOR SPEEDING VIOLATION --

THAT'S 15 MILES OVER THE LIMIT OR LESS. INCREASES YOUR CAR INSURANCE AN AVERAGE OF 21-PERCENT.

SO IF THE AVERAGE ANNUAL CAR INSURANCE IS 912 DOLLARS A YEAR. ONE SPEEDING TICKET BRINGS IT UP 191 DOLLARS.

A D-U-I WILL RAISE YOUR INSURANCE RATE BY 93 PERCENT. ALMOST DOUBLE! Return to index of stories...


SUPERMARKET RANKINGS-OC


YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD SUPERMARKET, IS GETTING HIGH RATINGS.

CONSUMER REPORTS --- GROCERY STORE RANKINGS. ARE IN.

BASED ON CUSTOMER OPINIONS.

WEGMAN'S IS ON TOP.

PUBLIX CAME IN THIRD. FOLLOWED BY COSTCO.

WALMART CAME IN LAST. Return to index of stories...


ONLINE GROCERY SHOPPING-OC VO


BUT MORE AND MORE GROCERY COMPANIES ARE COMPETING FOR A NEW TYPE OF SHOPPING.

WAL MART IS JUMPING IN.

OFFERING FREE "IN STORE" PICKUPS AND HOME DELIVERIES. FOR A SMALL FEE.

THE COMPANY IS TESTING ON-LINE GROCERY SERVICES IN DENVER. THE SAN JOSE AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREAS.

RESEARCH PREDICTS ONLINE GROCERY SHOPPING WILL BE AN 18 BILLION DOLLAR MARKET THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


NUDE MODEL OUTSIDE CATHOLIC SCHOOL-OC VO-WIPE


A TEEN WHO TOOK IT ALL OFF. OUTSIDE A CATHOLIC SCHOOL. WILL SPEND MORE THAN A MONTH IN JAIL FOR INDECENT EXPOSURE.

VALERIE DODDS. SNUCK ONTO THE CAMPUS OF HER FORMER SCHOOL IN LINCOLN NEBRASKA. AND TOOK PICTURES OF HERSELF NAKED, FOR HER X-RATED WEBSITE.

SHE CLAIMS SHE DID IT TO GET REVENGE. AGAINST TEACHERS AND STUDENTS WHO HARASSED HER.

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NUDE MODEL OUTSIDE CATHOLIC SCHOOL-SOTVO


"I'm taking it as a really bad vacation. I'm not going to work or do anything. I feel like I'm harmless far as what I did, and they are definitely bringing the hammer as far as the sentencing goes."

DODD'S ATTORNEY SAYS. THE PUNISHMENT DOESN'T FIT THE CRIME. Return to index of stories...


NAKED YOGA-OC


THIS NEXT KIND OF NAKED. IS ENCOURAGED.

A YOGA STUDIO IN NEW YORK. BARES IT ALL.

FOR THE PAST TWO YEARS. THE "BOLD AND NAKED" STUDIO ALLOWS NAKED CLASSES.

CUSTOMERS SAY IT'S LIBERATING AND LETS THEM GET IN TOUCH WITH THEIR CORE BEING. Return to index of stories...


530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


YOUR KIDS ARE PROBABLY. HUGE DISNEY FANS.

SO IS AMY.

LET'S DO A LITTLE FRIDAY MORNING DISNEY TRIVIA.

ARIEL WAS MODELED AFTER ALYSSA MILANO.

ALADDIN, LOOKS LIKE TOM CRUISE.

"CAN YOU FEEL THE LOVE TONIGHT". WAS ORIGINALLY CUT FROM THE LION KING.

AURORA. SLEEPING BEAUTY. ONLY HAS 18 LINES.

THE PEOPLE WHO VOICED MINNIE AND MICKEY. WERE MARRIED IN REAL LIFE. Return to index of stories...


630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


ZAC EFRON. THIS ONE'S A HEARTBREAKER.

TALENTED GUY.

BIG HEARTHROB,

EXTREMELY SUCCESSFUL.

BUT HE SEEMS TO BE IN TROUBLE.

ON SUNDAY NIGHT. HE WAS IN A FIGHT. ON SKID ROW.

THE SECTION OF L.A. NOTORIOUS FOR DRUG.

EFRON WAS IN REHAB *TWICE LAST YEAR.

BROKE HIS JAW, FROM "FALLING."

NOW THIS.

PEOPLE SAY HE SEEMED INTOXICATED. BUT HE SAYS HIS CAR BROKE DOWN.

WHAT'S GOING ON WITH ZAC?

*GMA GOES INTO DETAILS, AT 7 O'CLOCK,. Return to index of stories...


TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG


IN TODAY'S TECH BYTES. BRINGING THE INTERNET TO THE DEVELOPING WORLD.

FACEBOOK FOUNDER MARK ZUCKERBERG SAYS HIS COMPANY IS NOW LOOKING AT DRONES,

SATELLITES AND LASERS. TO ALLOW EVERYONE IN THE WORLD TO BE CONNECTED.

FACEBOOK HAS HIRED NASA SCIENTISTS FOR THE PROJECT.

THERE'S FINALLY A VERSION OF MICROSOFT OFFICE FOR THE I-PAD. THE SOFTWARE

GIANT SAYS IT IS COMMITTED TO MAKING THE POPULAR PROGRAMS WORK ON ALL MAJOR

COMPUTING DEVICES. ANDROID TABLETS ARE NEXT.

AMAZON IS EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE A VIDEO-STREAMING SERVICE NEXT WEEK. THE WALL

STREET JOURNAL REPORTS IT WILL BE FREE, BUT WITH ADS. BUT AMAZON DENIES IT

WILL BE FREE. WE'LL LIKELY GET THE ANSWER, ON WEDNESDAY.

AND YOU MIGHT CALL IT "FORE! IN THE MORNING." REALLY SERIOUS DUFFERS CAN NOW

PLAY GOLF AT NIGHT. THANKS TO BALLS WITH L-E-D LIGHTS IN THEM. THEY STAY

LIT FOR EIGHT MINUTES AFTER YOU HIT THEM. THEY COST ABOUT TWICE AS MUCH AS

REGULAR GOLF BALLS.

THOSE ARE YOUR TECH BYTES, I'M JOHN MULLER. Return to index of stories...


ABC7 BREAKING NEWS 2SHOT-CLIP 2SH


BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW. AS AIRCRAFTS SEARCH FOR MISSING MALAYSIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 370.

A NEW ZEALAND AIR FORCE PATROL PLANE SPOTTED "OBJECTS" IN THE SEARCH AREA FOR FLIGHT 370.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO THE AUSTRALIAN MARITIME SAFETY AUTHORITY.

WE TOLD YOU EARLIER. ABOUT THE NEW AREA OF FOCUS PLANES ARE SEARCHING IN THE INDIAN OCEAN.

WE'LL FOLLOW UP ON THIS STORY ON GMA. AND COMING UP ON ABC NEWS AT 9 AM. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN 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 TH

E FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS

It is not as cool this morning as our temperatures are in the lower 60s for most of Southwest Florida to get our Friday started. Skies are mostly cloudy and will stay that way through the day. The models are now picking up on the chance for showers that we have been mentioning for today. You can expect scattered showers mainly during the afternoon and evening. Winds will be coming from the east at 10 - 15 mph with gusts of 20 - 25 mph. Afternoon high temperatures will reach the upper 70s to lower 80s.

A cold front is headed through Southwest Florida this weekend. This means we will continue to see a good amount of cloud cover tomorrow along with scattered showers. The on Sunday, drier air follows this front and we will even get to see some sunshine.

Sunny weather will stay with us through the first half of next week with highs in the lower 80s. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS


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TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS


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TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PHARRELL FASHION LINE-OC VO


PHARRELL IS HAPPY THIS MORNING. AND IT'S BECAUSE OF HIS NEW FASHION LINE.

THE SINGER AND ADIDAS ARE JOINING FORCES. TO CREATE A NEW LINE OF SPORTING APPAREL.

THE CLOTHING IS ECO-FRIENDLY. CREATED FROM WHAT THEY CALL "BIONIC YARN".

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MILEY CYRUS CLASS-2SH VO


SHE'S A SCANDALOUS STAR. ACROSS TABLOIDS AND AWARDS SHOWS.

NOW SHE'S MAKING HEADLINES. IN THE CLASSROOM.

MILEY CYRUS IS THE TOPIC OF A NEW CLASS. AT SKIDMORE COLLEGE IN UPSTATE NEW YORK.

IT'S OFFERED THIS SUMMER. AND ACCORDING TO THE SYLLABUS. IT FOCUSES ON MILEY'S PUBLIC IMAGE, MUSIC AND BODY.

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY OFFERS A SIMILAR COURSE. BUT ON BEYONCE.

IT'S PART OF AN ON-GOING TREND TO EXPLORE THE IMPACT OF CELEBRITIES ON SOCIETY AND CULTURE. Return to index of stories...


APPLE EMOJI MORE DIVERSE-OC VO


TECH GIANT APPLE. IS PLEDGING TO MAKE "EMOJIS" MORE DIVERSE.

THOSE ARE THOSE ICONS YOU CAN DOWNLOAD. TO JAZZ UP YOUR TEXT MESSAGES.

THERE ARE 12 FLAGS. 58 SMILEYS. AND TWO GAY COUPLES.

SOME SAY THERE'S NOT ETHNIC DIVESITY.

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BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP


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TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS 1) NFM BURGLARY-VOTOPS-WIPE


TWO TEENS ARE CAUGHT IN THE ACT. BREAKING INTO. A NORTH FORT MYERS HOUSE.

A NEIGHBOR CALLED DEPUTIES.AS THE TWO TRIED TO GET IN WINDOWS OR DOORS.

THE FAMILY THINKS THE SAME SUSPECTS BROKE INTO THEIR HOUSE LAST WEEK.

THE SUSPECTS CLAIM. THEY'RE FRIENDS WITH THE OWNER'S SON. AND THAT'S WHY THEY WERE THERE. Return to index of stories...


TS 2) CAPE DRUG BUST-SSTOPS-WIPE


OFFICERS SAY THEY BUSTED A CAPE CORAL DRUG DEALER.

INVESTIGATORS CALL A NEIGHBORHOOD NUISANCE.

JOSHUA TRIP SPARKED FEARS ON SOUTHEAST 8TH STREET.

A NARCOTICS TEAM WENT TO HIS HOUSE. AND ARRESTED HIM FOR SELLING DRUGS AND HAVING WEAPONS. Return to index of stories...


TS 3) DUSTIN JAYE VERDICT-VOTOPS-WIPE


THIS MORNING A LEE COUNTY MAN WHO BRUTALLY MURDERED A WOMAN. PLANS TO APPEAL.

A JURY FOUND *DUSTIN JAYE* GUILTY OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER. BURGLARY AND ANIMAL CRUELTY.

PROSECUTORS SPENT 2 DAYS PRESENTING THEIR CASE.

JAYE'S ATTORNEY NEVER CALLED A WITNESS.

HE SLASHED *DEBRA STRIANO'S THROAT INSIDE HER THREE OAKS HOUSE IN 2012.

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TS 4) PEPPER SPRAY FOLO-VOTOPS-WIPE


AUTHORITIES SAY HE HURT SEVERAL STUDENTS AND STAFF WHEN HE SPRAYED ---PEPPER SPRAY IN THE BATHROOM.

BUT SIX MILE CHARTER ACADEMY. WON'T BE PRESSING CRIMINAL CHARGES ON THE STUDENT.

THE SCHOOL WAS EVACUATED WEDNESDAY.

THREE CHILDREN ENDED UP IN THE HOSPITAL.

SEVEN MORE WERE TREATED ON SCENE.

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TS 5) MULCH FIRE-VOTOPS-WIPE


A MULCH FIRE, STILL BURNING OUT IN COLLIER COUNTY. COULD TAKE WEEKS. OR MONTHS. BEFORE IT STOPS SMOLDERING.

FIRE OFFICIALS TELL ABC-7. THE MULCH SELF-COMBUSTED.

NOW. HEALTH CONCERNS FOR RESIDENTS IN THE GOLDEN GATE ESTATES AREA. NEAR THE SMOKE.

HEALTH WORKERS SAY IF YOU HAVE SHORTNESS OF BREATH OR CHEST PAIN, YOU NEED TO CALL A DOCTOR. Return to index of stories...


TS 6) FL GATORS-VOTOPS-WIPE


IF THE GATORS ARE ALL OVER YOUR MARCH MADNESS BRACKET. SOME GOOD NEWS!!.

FANS WERE UP LATE. TO CATC U-F. TROUNCING FOURTH SEEDED UCLA BRUINS.

THEY HAD THE CROWD ON THEIR FEET. WITH A FINAL SCORE OF 79 - 68.

THIS WAS FLORIDA'S 29TH CONSECUTIVE WIN.

NOW THEY'LL HEAD TO THE ELITE EIGHT.

UP AGAINST THE 11TH SEEDED DAYTON FLYERS.

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FINAL WEATHER


CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS

It is not as cool this morning as our temperatures are in the lower 60s for most of Southwest Florida to get our Friday started. Skies are mostly cloudy and will stay that way through the day. The models are now picking up on the chance for showers that we have been mentioning for today. You can expect scattered showers mainly during the afternoon and evening. Winds will be coming from the east at 10 - 15 mph with gusts of 20 - 25 mph. Afternoon high temperatures will reach the upper 70s to lower 80s.

A cold front is headed through Southwest Florida this weekend. This means we will continue to see a good amount of cloud cover tomorrow along with scattered showers. The on Sunday, drier air follows this front and we will even get to see some sunshine.

Sunny weather will stay with us through the first half of next week with highs in the lower 80s. Return to index of stories...


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