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DIRECTORS PAGE NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP
HEADLINES-T-ANIBOX TEASE TWO
HL 1) ORLANDO CAR INTO DAYCARE-VOTOPS TZ2 OBESITY TELEMEDICINE-SOTTOPSVO
HL 3) SAVING YOUR SMARTPHONE BATTERY-VOTOPS TZ2 SMARTPHONE BATTERY-VOTOPS
SHOW OPEN-CLIP JP WXRATE OPEN-CLIP
ORLANDO CAR INTO DAYCARE-2 SHOT VO WEATHER-PWC
ORLANDO CAR INTO DAYCARE-SOTVO WEATHER-WXWALL
BIG STORY CLIP-CLIP LACEY HOLSWORTH DIES-VO
FDLE INVESTIGATION-VOWIPE OBESITY TELEMEDICINE-VO IN POP
FDLE INVESTIGATION-SOTVO OBESITY TELEMEDICINE-SOTVO
HOTEL METH LAB-VO TELEMEDICINE IN FL-OTS
CANDIDATES AGAINST CLAWSON-VOWIPE SAVING YOUR SMARTPHONE BATTERY-OTS, VO
CANDIDATES AGAINST CLAWSON-SOTVO PRINCE GEORGE STEALS THE SHOW-trxVOTOPS
CANDIDATES AGAINST CLAWSON-SOT-OC COMING UP NEXT-CLIP
BICYCLE AND HELMETS-BNC, VOWIPE TEASE THREE-POP
BICYCLE AND HELMETS-SOTVO TZ3 A-VO-DISS
JIM REIF SERVICES-SS TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP
75 EXPANSION COMPLAINTS-VO 11PM TZ1) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-VOTOPS
SPEED ZONE DEBATE-VO 11PM TZ2) DRINKING AT THE GYM-VOTOPS
LEHIGH ASPHALT TESTING-VO SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
CHECK WASHING COLLIER CO.-SS(2) FGCU WOMEN-POPMON
SHARON SWAT-SS, VO EAGLE MEN-VOTOPS
EAGLET RETURNED TO NEST-VO EAGLE MEN-SOTTOPS
NEXT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP DERRICK GORDON-VOTOPS
TEASE ONE FLORIDA GATORS-VOTOPS
TZ1 PA HIGHSCHOOL STABBINGS-SOTTOPSVO FLORIDA GATORS-SOTVO
TZ1 PRES OBAMA FT HOOD-SOTVO THE MASTERS-POPMON
New Row 1 Brina Monterroza THE MASTERS-VOTOPS
PA HIGHSCHOOL STABBINGS-VOWIPE THE MASTERS-SOTOPS
PA HIGHSCHOOL STABBINGS-SOTVO EVERBLADES-VOTOPS
PRES OBAMA FT HOOD-NATVO RAYS ROYALS-VOTOPS
MISSING PLANE-VO TWINS A'S-VOTOPS
OSCAR PISTORIUS-NATVO GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-4 SHOT


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HEADLINES-T-ANIBOX


DEVELOPING AT 7--

A CAR CAREENS INTO A FLORIDA DAYCARE--

TONIGHT, THE INJURED CHILDREN--

THE HUNT FOR THE HIT AND RUN DRIVER --

AND WHAT STATE TROOPERS CALL A MIRACLE.

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN--

HE'S STEALING CHECKS RIGHT OUT MAILBOXES IN COLLIER COUNTY--

THE NEW PICTURES YOU NEED TO SEE OF HIM IN ACTION.

30-SECOND PHONE CHARGE--

ABC 7 UNVEILS THE NEW TECHNOLOGY TO CHARGE YOUR SMARTPHONE IN RECORD TIME--

HOW IT WORKS--

RIGHT NOW ON ABC 7 NEWS AT 7. Return to index of stories...


HL 1) ORLANDO CAR INTO DAYCARE-VOTOPS


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HL 3) SAVING YOUR SMARTPHONE BATTERY-VOTOPS


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ORLANDO CAR INTO DAYCARE-2 SHOT VO


A CAR SLAMMED INTO A DAYCARE THIS AFTERNOON NEAR ORLANDO --

TONIGHT WE KNOW AT LEAST 11 CHILDREN GOT HURT IN THE CRASH.

GOOD EVENING AND THANKS FOR JOINING US FOR ABC7 NEWS AT SEVEN

I'M COURTNEY ROBINSON.

AND I'M JEFF BUTERA.

IT'S A STORY WE FIRST BROKE ON ABC 7 NEWS AT 5!

NEW AT 7 TONIGHT --

WE'VE LEARNED A MANHUNT IS UNDERWAY FOR THE HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER WHO CAUSED THIS.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE DRIVER OF AN S-U-V FORCED ANOTHER CAR OFF THE ROAD AND CAREERNING INTO THE DAYCARE IN WINTER PARK NEAR ORLANDO.

THEY FOUND THAT DRIVER'S CAR, BUT NOT THE DRIVER.

PARAMEDICS TOOK ELEVEN CHILDREN AND ONE ADULT TO THE HOSPITAL.

TROOPERS SAY SOME OF THE INJURIES ARE VERY SERIOUS.

ALL NEW AT SEVEN -- WE'RE HEARING FROM PARENTS. Return to index of stories...


ORLANDO CAR INTO DAYCARE-SOTVO


it could have been my son. They were pleading they were bruised.

TONIGHT -- F-H-P SAYS IT WAS A MIRACLE THAT MORE CHILDREN WERE NOT HURT.

COUNT ON AB7 TO KEEP TRACKING THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


BIG STORY CLIP-CLIP


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FDLE INVESTIGATION-VOWIPE


OUR BIG STORY TONIGHT --

ABC7 IS DIGGING FOR ANSWERS AFTER AGENTS RAIDED A COLLIER COUNTY HOUSE.

ABC7 WAS ON THE SCENE FOR ALMOST SEVEN HOURS TODAY AS AGENTS WITH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AND COLLIER COUNTY DEPUTIES TOOK ITEMS FROM THE HOUSE POINCIANA DRIVE.

THEY WOULDN'T SAY WHAT THEY WERE LOOKING FOR, BUT WE SAW THEM REMOVE A COMPUTER HARD DRIVE. Return to index of stories...


FDLE INVESTIGATION-SOTVO


Ken Williams/Neighbor

Duration = 0:16

19:33:28/"They had their protective vests on, kevlar or whatever it is and there was a battering ram and a shield but i saw them put that away."for this neighborhood, this is pretty wild, it's usually pretty calm, pretty easy neighborhood."

STATE AGENTS WILL ONLY TELL US NO ONE WAS INSIDE OF THE HOUSE DURING THE SEARCH.

ABC7 IS PRESSING FOR MORE INFORMATION.

WE'LL LET YOU KNOW WHAT WE FIND. Return to index of stories...


HOTEL METH LAB-VO


LEE COUTNY DEPUTIES SAY THEY BUSTED A METH LAB AT A FORT MYERS HOTEL.

DEPUTIES UNCOVERED MORE THAN 2-THOUSAND GRAMS OF METH AT THE HOWARD JOHNSON INN NEAR PAGE FIELD.

3 MEN STAYING IN 2 ROOMS WERE ARRESTED --

GORDON AND DENNY NEWMAN, PLUS JEREMY MAYNE.

DEPUTIES SAY THE NEWMAN BROTHERS OPENED THEIR MOTEL DOOR--

AND SMOKE POURED OUT ALONG WITH A STRONG CHEMICAL ODOR.

DEPUTIES PULLED CHEMICALS, PLASTIC BOTTLES AND SYRINGES FROM BOTH HOTEL ROOMS --

ALONG WITH LIQUID METH. Return to index of stories...


CANDIDATES AGAINST CLAWSON-VOWIPE


THREE REPUBLICAN RIVALRIES FORMED AN ALLIANCE --

LESS THAN TWO WEEKS BEFORE THE PRIMARY TO FILL THE EMPTY DISTRICT 19 SEAT IN WASHINGTON.

THE TRIO IS SLAMMING G-O-P HOPEFUL CURT CLAWSON ABOUT HIS TIES TO A CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER IN UTAH.

GLEN BORST IS LISTED AS LIVING AT A HOUSE OWNED BY CLAWSON IN UTAH.

NOT ONLY THAT - IN 2006, CLAWSON GAVE HIM A LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY TO HANDLE THE PURCHASE. Return to index of stories...


CANDIDATES AGAINST CLAWSON-SOTVO


"18:27- 18:33 MIKE "We need to stop all this negativity now. I'm calling for a complete stop to all negative campaigning."

"21:21- 21:29 LIZ:We have a positive message to spread because that is what is important, because it is time to move this community forward" Liz

Page 23:49-23:57 "We as a district have been through the Mark Foley scandal, been through the Trey Radle scandal. We've had enough scandals."

AFTER THE THREE FINISHED TALKING -- CLAWSON MADE AN UNANNOUNCED VISIT AND TOOK THE MICROPHONE.

HE SAYS HE DIDN'T KNOW BORST WAS A CONVICTED SEX-OFFENDER UNTIL THE MEDIA REPORTED IT. Return to index of stories...


CANDIDATES AGAINST CLAWSON-SOT-OC


"I think this is a sad day for our political system/this family does not deserve to be drug through the mud."

THE SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION IS APRIL 22ND --

YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED REPUBLICAN TO VOTE. Return to index of stories...


BICYCLE AND HELMETS-BNC, VOWIPE


NEW AT 7 --

OUR METEOROLOGIST JIM RIEF PASSED AWAY ON MONDAY --

AFTER A TRAGIC BICYCLE CRASH.

JIM WAS NOT WEARING A HELMET.

FLORIDA LAW STATES HE DIDNT HAVE TO WEAR IT.

BUT AFTER SUCH A TRAGIC SITUATION, SEVERAL BIKE RIDERS SAY IT WOULD BE A GOOD IDEA.

STATE LAW REQUIRES CHILDREN 15 AND YOUNGER TO WEAR THEM.

LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL REPORTED FOUR DEATHS LAST YEAR FROM BIKE RELATED INJURIES.

ALL WERE ADULTS.

EVEN MOST OF THOSE WHO GOT HURT WERE OLDER THAN 18.

ONE RIDER TELLS ABC 7 HIS HELMET SAVED HIS LIFE. Return to index of stories...


BICYCLE AND HELMETS-SOTVO


SOT

18:37-18:52

Bill Garrison/ Bike Rider

"these are helmets behind me that I have fallen and broken for various

reasons. I've slipped on my driveway at five miles an hour. That was

probably the hardest hit my head took."

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DOCTORS DO WARN HELMETS SOMETIMES WONT COMPLETELY PREVENT A HEAD INJURY. Return to index of stories...


JIM REIF SERVICES-SS


WE'D LIKE TO EXTEND A SPECIAL THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR PRAYERS AND THE OUTPOURING OF SUPPORT AS WE REMEMBER METEOROLOGIST JIM REIF AND HIS FAMILY.

YOU'RE INVITED TO CELEBRATE JIM'S LIFE AT A SPECIAL PUBLIC MEMORIAL THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 12.

IT'S AT MCGREGOR BAPTIST CHURCH ON COLONIAL BOULEVARD FROM TEN AM TO TWO. Return to index of stories...


75 EXPANSION COMPLAINTS-VO


A PLAN TO EXPAND A PART OF I-75 IN PORT CHARLOTTE --

COULD END UP *HELPING* A NOISE PROBLEM IN A NEARBY NEIGHBORHOOD.

THE STATE WANTS TO EXPAND FOUR LANES OF TRAFFIC TO SIX --

FROM HARBORVIEW ROAD TO KINGS HIGHWAY.

IT WOULD HELP WITH TRAFFIC FLOW.

RIGHT NOW --

THE ADJACENT NEIGHBORHOOD -- PORT CHARLOTTE VILLAGE -- *DOES NOT* HAVE A NOISE BARRIER WALL.

THE PEOPLE THERE WANT ONE.

AND ABC 7 DID FIND OUT THAT THIS UPCOMING EXPANSION MEETS STATE GUIDELINES TO INSTALL ONE.

SO, IF THERE'S ENOUGH SUPPORT FROM RESIDENTS, THE NEIGHBORHOOD COULD FINALLY GET A BREAK FROM THE CONSTANT NOISE. Return to index of stories...


SPEED ZONE DEBATE-VO


NEW DETAILS TONIGHT IN THE DEBATE OVER BOAT SPEEDS IN NAPLES.

PEOPLE WHO LIVE ON MOORINGS BAY WANT SLOW-SPEED ZONES REINSTATED.

THE CITY DID AWAY WITH ALL SLOW SPEED ZONES AFTER A JUDGE RULED THE ZONES IN NAPLES BAY WERE ILLEGAL.

THE STATE REGULATES THOSE WATERWAYS.

RESIDENTS IN MOORINGS BAY CALL THE RULING DANGEROUS.

THE CITY WILL HOLD A PUBLIC DISCUSSION ON FRIDAY.

ABC7 WILL BE THERE AND BRING YOU THE LATEST. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH ASPHALT TESTING-VO


TONIGHT ABC7 HAS LEARNED LEE COUNTY IS TESTING A NEW TYPE OF PAVEMENT TO IMPROVE ROADS ACROSS LEHIGH ACRES.

THE ROADS ARE BAD IN LEHIGH.

THEY NEED HELP.

BUT WITH ASPHALT PRICES TRIPLING TO 78 DOLLARS A TON IN THE LAST FEW YEARS --

LEE COUNTY IS LOOKING TO CUT COSTS.

CREWS HAVE RESURFACED AT LEAST THREE STREETS IN LEHIGH WITH DIFFERENT TYPES OF PAVEMENT- CHIP SEAL AND A MICRO-PAVE.

AT THE END OF THE YEAR- THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WILL PERFORM TESTS TO SEE WHAT'S HELD UP THE BEST, AND USE IT FOR PAVING. Return to index of stories...


CHECK WASHING COLLIER CO.-SS(2)


ALL NEW AT 7 --

CHECK OUT NEW SURVEILLANCE PICTURES FROM COLLIER COUNTY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THIS GUY IS STEALING CHECKS OUT OF MAILBOXES. ALTERING THE INFORMATION, THEN CASHING THEM AT COLLIER COUNTY BANKS.

THESE PICTURES ARE VERY CLEAR -- AS YOU CAN SEE.

IF YOU RECOGNIZE HIM -- CALL CRIME STOPPERS.

IF YOU HELP HIM GET ARRESTED, YOU COULD GET 1-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


SHARON SWAT-SS, VO


ALSO NEW AT 7 --

A CHARLOTTE COUNTY MOTHER WILL NOT SERVE JAIL TIME FOR THE DEATH OF HER BABY.

SHARON SWAT LEFT HER BABY ALONE IN A BATHRUB AS SHE WENT TO THE KITCHEN.

WHEN SHE CAME BACK SHE FOUND HIM FACE DOWN IN THE TUB.

INVESTIGATORS TELL US POLYGRAPH TESTS REVEALED SWAT TOLD THE TRUTH AND IT WAS AN ACCIDENT.

PROSECUTORS SAY SWAT WILL SERVE THREE YEARS PROBATION AND COMPLETE 50 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE BY SPEAKING PUBLICLY ABOUT PREVENTING CHILD DROWNING DEATHS.

SWAT CANNOT HAVE CONTACT WITH HER DAUGHTER. Return to index of stories...


EAGLET RETURNED TO NEST-VO


AN EAGLET IS RECOVERING TONIGHT --

AFTER IT FELL OUT OF ITS NEST.

IT HAPPENED MONDAY NIGHT NEAR THE BMX PARK IN CAPE CORAL.

A WOMAN NOTICED THE EAGLET ON THE GROUND AND CALLED CROW.

CROW RESCUED THE BIRD AND TODAY REUNITED IT WITH ANOTHER EAGLET AND THE PARENTS.

THIS EAGLET IS FIVE WEEKS OLD.

OFFICIALS WILL MONITOR THE NEST TO MAKE SURE IT DOESN'T FALL OUT AGAIN.

IF IT DOES THEY PLAN TO MAKE A SECOND NEST FOR THAT BIRD. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE ONE


"The fire alarm went off, i was walking towards the exit and there was blood all over the floor.

A STABBING AT A PENNYSVANIA SCHOOL LEAVES DOZENS INJURED --

TONIGHT THE QUICK THINKING ACTIONS THAT PROBABLY HELPED SAVE MANY LIVES.

PLUS THIS --

"we must honor thier lives not in word or talk but in deed and in truth."

HONORING THOSE LOST -

AND SUPPORTING THE WOUNDED - IN LAST WEEK'S SHOOTING AT FORT HOOD.

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TZ1 PA HIGHSCHOOL STABBINGS-SOTTOPSVO


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TZ1 PRES OBAMA FT HOOD-SOTVO


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New Row 1 Brina Monterroza


WE HAVE BREAKING NEWS ABOUT THE CAR THAT CAREENED INTO A DAYCARE NEAR ORLANDO.

A HOSPITAL SPOKESPERSON IS NOW SAYING A CHILD HAS DIED.

IT HAPPENED AT KINDERCARE IN ORLANDO.

AS MANY AS 15 OTHER CHILDREN WERE INJURED. Return to index of stories...


PA HIGHSCHOOL STABBINGS-VOWIPE


A 10TH GRADER IS IN CUSTODY TONIGHT --

ACCUSED OF GOING ON A STABBING RAMPAGE AT A PENNSYLVANIA HIGH SCHOOL TODAY.

IT LEFT CLOSE TO TWO DOZEN PEOPLE SERIOUSLY INJURED.

STUDENTS WERE JUST ARRIVING --

WHEN THE TEENAGE SUSPECT CARRYING TWO LARGE KNIVES -- WENT ON ATTACK MODE!

HE WAS RUNNING ACROSS SEVERAL ROOMS AND HALLWAYS -- STABBING PEOPLE.

AN ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL EVENTUALLY TACKLED THE SUSPECT TO THE GROUND. Return to index of stories...


PA HIGHSCHOOL STABBINGS-SOTVO


"Mr. King immobilized him, pinned him down, I jummed on top of him as well and just held down his wrist and arms and tried to keep the arms stationary.

BEFORE IT WAS OVER 19 STUDENTS AND ONE ADULT WERE HURT.

TONIGHT WE'RE LEARNING -- THE 16 YEAR OLD WILL BE CHARGED AS AN ADULT.

INVESTIGATORS DON'T KNOW WHY HE DID THIS. Return to index of stories...


PRES OBAMA FT HOOD-NATVO


TONIGHT -- WE REMEMBER THE SOLDIERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN LAST WEEK'S DEADLY SHOOTING ON FORT HOOD ARMY POST.

nats pop prayer

"Walk beside us and lift our broken hearts"

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA AND THE FIRST LADY JOINED SOLDIERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS FOR A MEMORIAL SERVICE TO HONOR THE THREE SOLDIERS KILLED AND THE 16 INJURED.

THIS IS THE SECOND SHOOTING RAMPAGE ON FORT HOOD IN FIVE YEARS.

MILITARY POLICE ARE STILL INVESTIGATING.

ACCORDING TO COMMANDERS THE GUNMAN GOT INTO A VERBAL FIGHT OVER A REQUEST FOR LEAVE BEFORE HE OPENED FIRE. Return to index of stories...


MISSING PLANE-VO


RENEWED OPTISM TONIGHT IN THE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING MALAYSIAN JET.

THE U-S NAVY'S PING DETECTOR PICKED UP TWO MORE SIGNALS CONSISTENT WITH THE BLACK BOXES.

THAT MAKES FOUR IN THE SAME AREA.

THE DOWNSIDE --

THEY'RE GETTING WEAKER --

THAT'S PROBABLY BECAUSE THE BLACK BOX BATTERIES ARE DYING.

RIGHT NOW -- OFICCIALS ARE TRYING TO GET A BETTER LOCK ON WHERE THE SOUNDS ARE COMING FROM --

THEN THEY'LL SEND DOWN AN UNDERWATER DRONE, TO CHECK IT OUT FURTHER. Return to index of stories...


OSCAR PISTORIUS-NATVO


TODAY - PROSECUTORS QUESTIONED OSCAR PISTORIUS AS HE TOOK THE STAND AGAIN IN HIS MURDER TRIAL.

pistorius: my mistake is that a killed reeva, my lady

Prosecutor: You killed her, you shot and killed her.

PISTORIUS BROKE DOWN ON THE STAND WHEN HE SAW A PICTURE OF HIS GIRLFRIEND REEVA STEENKAMP AFTER HE SHOT HER IN THE HEAD WITH A HOLLOW POINT BULLET.

HE MAINTAINS HE THOUGHT SHE WAS AN INTRUDER. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE TWO


"3 appointments instead of one is not doable for me."

BUT THAT MOM AND MANY OTHERS MAY HAVE AN ANSWER.

HOW NEW TECHNOLOGY IS HELPING PARENTS LIKE THIS ONE --

WITH OBESE CHILDREN AND THEIR TREATMENTS.

PLUS --

IS YOUR CELL PHONE BATTERY OFTEN DWINDLING?

AND YOU HAVE NOWHERE TO CHARGE IT ?

STRAIGHT AHEAD --

ABC7 IS UNCOVERING NEW TECHNOLOGY THAT COULD CHANGE ALL OF THAT!

A long day of running errands, a flight delay, or a concert or sporting event can leave smartphone users without an outlet to recharge. And that dwindling battery often leaves us seeing red has tips to stay charged longer, in today's Consumer Watch. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 OBESITY TELEMEDICINE-SOTTOPSVO


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TZ2 SMARTPHONE BATTERY-VOTOPS


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JP WXRATE OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


It was a partly cloudy and windy Wednesday across Southwest Florida, with highs only in the low to mid 70s. Expect dry conditions this evening, with clear skies and temps falling into the 60s.

It will be a cool overnight tonight, with lows in the mid 50s. Many locations inland may fall into the low 50s.

Warmer weather is on the way for Thursday. Expect plenty of sun all day with low humidity values. Highs on Thursday will climb into the low 80s.

The warmup continues for Friday. We'll again see mostly sunny skies all day long with highs pushing into the mid 80s.

Some humidity rolls back into the region for the weekend. Saturday will feature mostly sunny conditions with highs in the mid 80s. Sunday will be even warmer with highs in the upper 80s. A few light rain showers will be possible Sunday, but most areas will stay dry.

Moisture will continue to increase to start next week, with partly sunny skies Monday and a chance of a few rain showers.

Our next system arrives Tuesday, bringing a good chance of showers to the area. Return to index of stories...


LACEY HOLSWORTH DIES-VO


THE LITTLE GIRL WHO STOLE HEARTS ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY DURING MARCH MADNESS --

HAS DIED.

EIGHT-YEAR-OLD LACEY HOLSWORTH OF ST. JOHNS, MICHIGAN WAS BATTLING CANCER.

THE LITTLE GIRL DEVELOPED AN UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIP WITH SPARTAN BASKETBALL PLAYER ADRIAN PAYNE --

AFTER HE VISITED HER IN THE HOSPITAL.

SHE IN TURN INSPIRED THE TEAM AS THEIR RUN TO THE ELITE EIGHT IN THE N-C-DOUBLE-A TOURNAMENT.

LACEY WATCHED THE SPARTANS PLAY AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN LAST WEEK. Return to index of stories...


OBESITY TELEMEDICINE-VO IN POP


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW --

OBESE CHILDREN OFTEN NEED EXTRA HELP SHEDDING WEIGHT.

THE PROBLEM -- WORKING WITH WEIGHT LOSS SPECIALISTS CAN BE EXPENSIVE --

AND ARE TIME CONSUMING.

NOW -- SOME HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS ARE USING A HIGH TECH APPROACH TO HELP CHILDREN FIGHT OBESITY.

THIS IS SOFIA BANUAT.

AS THE NINE YEAR OLD GOT OLDER -- HER ISSUES WITH WEIGHT GOT WORSE.

HER MOTHER TURNED TO THE FIT FOR HEALTHY WEIGHT CLINIC AT U-C-L-A.

THAT REQUIRED FREQUENT DOCTOR VISITS --

IT ALSO WAS EXPENSIVE FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED SINGLE MOTHER.

U-C-L-A DECIDED TO BRING THE WEIGHT LOSS EXPERTS TO THE FAMILY VIA TELE-MEDICINE.

SUPERS:

L/ LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

S/ SOFIA BANUAT, 9-YEARS-OLD

S/ LAURA BANUAT, SOFIA'S MOM

S/ DR. WENDY SLUSSER, PEDIATRIC OBESITY

SUPERS:

L/ LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

S/ SOFIA BANUAT, 9-YEARS-OLD

S/ LAURA BANUAT, SOFIA'S MOM

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OBESITY TELEMEDICINE-SOTVO


"about 30 percent of the families really do need more than just the basic counseling that occurs in a primary care setting which is often time limited."

SOFIA APPOINTMENTS LAST SEVERAL HOURS --

SHE LEARNS ABOUT MEAL PLANNING, THE IMPORTANCE OF LIFESTYLE CHANGES AND HOW HER EMOTIONAL NEEDS IMPACT HER WEIGHT.

DOCTORS SAY CHILDREN IN THIS PROGRAM HAVE STOPPED GAINING WEIGHT. Return to index of stories...


TELEMEDICINE IN FL-OTS


HERE IN FLORIDA --

THE STATE SENATE IS CONSIDERING A PLAN TO INCREASE THE USE OF TELE-MEDICINE.

IT WOULD ALSO CREATE REQUIREMENTS FOR HEALTH PROVIDERS WHO TREAT PATIENTS.

A COMPANION BILL IS ALSO MAKING ITS WAY THROUGH THE HOUSE.

BUT IT DOESN'T REQUIRE DOCTORS TO HAVE A FLORIDA LICENSE --

ONLY THAT THEY BE LICENSED IN THEIR HOME STATE AND REGISTERED IN FLORIDA.

CRITICS SAY REQUIREMENTS FOR DOCTORS IN OTHER STATES COULD COMPROMISE PATIENT CARE.

SUPPORTERS SAY TELEMEDICINE SAVES MONEY BY REDUCING HOSPITAL AND E-R ADMISSIONS. Return to index of stories...


SAVING YOUR SMARTPHONE BATTERY-OTS, VO


ALL NEW AT 7 --

RESTORING A SMARTPHONE BATTERY TO FULL CHARGE CAN TAKE UP TO AN HOUR.

A NEW STARTUP CALLED STOREDOT COULD HAVE THE SOLUTION.

THE COMPANY'S NEW TECHNOLOGY CAN CHARGE A DEAD PHONE IN 30 SECONDS!

THE PRODUCT WON'T BE ON THE MARKET -- FOR ANOTHER TWO YEARS.

UNTIL THEN -

ABC7 FOUND OUT HOW YOU CAN CHARGE THAT PHONE FASTER.

ADJUST SETTINGS SO THE PHONE GOES INTO STANDBY MODE FASTER.

LOCATION-BASED APPS CAN ALSO DRAIN A BATTERY QUICKLY.

SO DISABLE THE LCOCATION FEATURE AND CLOSE ALL APPS.

ONE THING I FOUND -- PUTTING IT IN AIRPLANE MODE. SOMETHING THAT WILL DO ALL OF THOSE THINGS FOR YOU. WILL ALSO MAKE YOUR PHONE CHARGE FASTER.

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PRINCE GEORGE STEALS THE SHOW-trxVOTOPS


BABY PRINCE GEORGE TOOK ON HIS FIRST ROYAL ENGAGEMENT IN NEW ZEALAND.

YOU CAN SEE HIM CRAWLING ABOUT AND PLAYING WITH OTHER KIDS.

BUT AT ONE POINT -- BABY GEORGE DIDN'T PLAY SO NICE --

WE'RE TOLD HE STOLE A PLASTIC BLOCK FROM A LITTLE GIRL.

THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE ARE ON A 19-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA.

ON HIS FIRST ROYAL TOUR. PRINCE GEORGE IS A NATURAL.

--VO SCRIPT--

PERFORMING HIS FIRST PUBLIC DUTY. THE BABY PRINCE JOINED IN A PLAYDATE WITH OTHER TODDLERS IN WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND WEDNESDAY.

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COMING UP NEXT-CLIP


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TEASE THREE-POP


THE FLORIDA GATOR FOOTBALL TEAM HAD A YEAR TO FORGET--- AND THE GATORS SAY-- THEY WILL HELP YOU FORGET THIS SATURDAY

PLUS THINGS GETTING TESTY AT THE TWINS GAME TODAY-- TAKE YOU THERE -- NEXT Return to index of stories...


TZ3 A-VO-DISS


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TONIGHT AT 11 OPEN-CLIP


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11PM TZ1) LEHIGH HOME INVASION-VOTOPS


CAUGHT IN THE ACT --

TAKING ITEM AFTER ITEM FROM A LEHIGH ACRES HOME.

AT ELEVEN --

HOW YOU CAN CASH IN --

BY HELPING TO TRACK DOWN THE CROOKS. Return to index of stories...


11PM TZ2) DRINKING AT THE GYM-VOTOPS


WORKOUT -- THEN UNWIND --

ALL IN THE COMFORT OF YOUR GYM CLOTHES.

AT ELEVEN --

WHERE PEOPLE COULD SOON GET COLD ONE --

AFTER SWEATING IT OUT ON THE COURT. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


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FGCU WOMEN-POPMON


IT WAS A SEASON THAT STARTED WITH A 20 POINT LOSS TO FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AND ENDED WITH A ONE POINT LOSS TO OKLAHOMA STATE---BUT THE PARTS IN BETWEEN WERE REALLY REALLY FUN-- THE FGCU WOMEN--- WERE CONFERENCE CHAMPS FOR THE 4TH STRAIGHT YEAR-- AND MADE A TRIP TO THE NCAA TOURNAMENT-- AND TODAY-- THE FINAL COACHES POLL GAME OUT-- WITH THE EAGLES RANKED 35TH IN THE NATION Return to index of stories...


EAGLE MEN-VOTOPS


MEANWHILE--- THE FGCU MEN GOT TOGETHER ONE LAST TIME LAST NIGHT-- AT THEIR YEAR END BANQUET---

AND IT WAS A YEAR TO REMEMBER-- THE EAGLE WON THE REGULAR SEASON CONFERENCE TITLE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER-- AND MADE A TRIP TO THE NIT---

THE GOOD NEWS IS-- THE EAGLES RETURN 4 OF THEIR FIVE STARTERS FROM THIS YEARS TEAM-- Return to index of stories...


EAGLE MEN-SOTTOPS


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DERRICK GORDON-VOTOPS


BIG DAY IN COLLEGE BASKETBALL FOR UMASS GUARD DERRICK GORDON---

TODAY GORDON BECAME THE FIRST OPENLY GAY BASKETBALL PLAYER IN MEN'S DIVISION ONE BASKETBALL----

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FLORIDA GATORS-VOTOPS


SWITCHING TO COLLEGE FOOTBALL

SPRING FOOTBALL COMES TO AN END THIS SATURDAY FOR THE FLORIDA GATORS WITH THEIR ANNUAL--- ORANGE AND BLUE DEBUT SCRIMMAGE---

AND WILL MUSCHAMP SAY FANS WILL LIKE WHAT THEY SEE Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA GATORS-SOTVO


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CONTIUE VO

THE MIAMI DOLPHINS RELEASED THEIR PRESEASON SCHEDULE FOR THIS UPCOMING SEASON.---

THE FINS WILL PLAY 4 GAMES IN AUGUST-- STARTING WITH ATLANTA ON THE ROAD-- THEN THEY TRAVEL TO TAMPA BAY--- BEFORE RETURNING HOME FOR THE COWBOYS AND THE ST. LOUIS RAMS Return to index of stories...


THE MASTERS-POPMON


IF YOU GET HUNGRY AT AUGUSATA NATIONAL---- A COLD BEER AND A FAMOUS PIMENTO CHEESE SANDWHICH WILL RUN YOU A MEAR 6 DOLLARS-- THE FOOD AT THE MASTER'S WILL NOT BREAK THE BANK--- IT'S JUST GETTING THROUGH THE FRONT GATES THAT WILL SET YOU BACK IN A BIG WAY--- AVERAGE COST TO WATCH ONE ROUND OF THE MASTERS- TRY 14-HUNDRED DOLLARS---- Return to index of stories...


THE MASTERS-VOTOPS


MASTER'S WEEK CONTINUED TO TODAY-- WITH THE PAR 3 CONTEST

HOW ABOUT 6-TIME MASTER'S CHAMP-- JACK NICKLAUS---- MAKING IT LOOK EASY--- ALMOST STICKS HIS FIRST TEE SHOT--- HE FINISHED EVEN PAR

THE GOOD NEWS FOR RYAN MOORE-- HE WON TODAY'S PAR 3 CONTEST-- EVEN WITH CHILDRN ON THE GREEN

THE BAD NEWS FOR RYAN MOORE-- NO PAR 3 WINNER HAS WON THE ACTUAL MASTERS----

FIRST ROUND OF THE MASTERS IS THURDAY-- TODAY THE CHAIRMAN OF AUGUSTA NATIONAL WAS SPEAKING ABOUT HIS TOURNAMETN Return to index of stories...


THE MASTERS-SOTOPS


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EVERBLADES-VOTOPS


IT IS CRUNCH TIME FOR THE FLORIDA EVERBLADES--- THEY ARE IN SERIOUS JEOPARDY OF MISSING OUT ON THE PLAYOFFS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FRANCHISE HISTORY---

THE BLADES-- ARE 4 POINTS BACK OF THE FINAL PLAYOFF SPOT-- WITH JUST 3 GAMES REMAINING---

THE GOOD NEWS IS-- ALL 3 ARE AT HOME BEGINNING WITH READING TONIGHT AT GERMAIN ARENA---

BUT THEY BASICALLY NEED TO WIN ALL 3 TO HAVE ANY CHANCE Return to index of stories...


RAYS ROYALS-VOTOPS


RAYS IN KANSAS CITY TODAY TAKING ON THE ROYALS---

5TH INNING -- ALEX GORDON PUTS THIS GAME ON ICE---- AND PUTS THIS PTICH IN THE CHEAP SEATS-- A 3 RUN SHOT

ROYALS WIN 7-3 Return to index of stories...


TWINS A'S-VOTOPS


FINAL STOP-- MINNESOTA -- TWINS A'S

10TH INNING -- GLEN PERKINS STRIKES OUT JOSH DONALDSON--- THE TWO GUYS HAVE WORDS-- BENCHES CLEARED-- NOTHING MORE THAN TALK

A'S WOULD GET LAST WORD--- DEREK NORRIS --- A 3 RUN BOMB IN THE 11TH-- A'S WIN 7-4 Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-4 SHOT


ADLIB POINTS Return to index of stories...