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DIRECTORS PAGE BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP
BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP GUY TAKING PICS OF KIDS-BNC
MIKE GREENWELL PRODUCE ISSUES-VO BNC GUY TAKING PICS OF KIDS-REM - 7
MIKE GREENWELL PRODUCE ISSUES-LLPKG GUY TAKING PICS OF KIDS-VOWIPE
MIKE GREENWELL PRODUCE ISSUES-OC TAG GUY TAKING PICS OF KIDS-SOT
TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP GUY TAKING PICS OF KIDS-REM - 7-CG
TODAY'S OTHER TOP STORIES-SS CG RVL CAPE CANAL SEARCH-SS-VO-WIPE
FL EXECUTION-SS CAPE CANAL SEARCH-SOTVO
ORLANDO STABBING-OC MOM AND CHILD ROBBED-OC
ESCOTO FOUND GUILTY-VO MOM AND CHILD ROBBED-PKG
NC KIDNAPPING MISTAKE-VO DANE EAGLE ARREST LATEST-VOWIPE
AUTISTIC KIDS ABUSED-VOWIPE DANE EAGLE ARREST LATEST-SOTVO
AUTISTIC KIDS ABUSED-SOTVO MICHAEL DUNN TRIAL-VOWIPE
TOMBSTONES KNOCKED OVER-VO LOGGING TRUCK VERSUS TRAIN-TRX VOTOPS
TEXTING AND DRIVING EVERGLADES RESOTRATION-VO
NAVAL ACADEMY ARREST-TRX-SOTVOTOPS FCAT PROBLEMS FOLLOW-VOWIPE
NAVAL ACADEMY ARREST-SOTVO FCAT PROBLEMS FOLLOW-SOTVO
KK-VO VR LABS LATEST-VO
BRIDGEGATE PART 2-VO UNITY IN GOP-VOWIPE
IMPALA INVESTIGATION-OTS UNITY IN GOP-SOTVO
IRS EMPLOYEES BONUSES-VOTOPS EDISON STATE PLANS-VOWIPE
NO BIBLE IN CLASS-VO EDISON STATE PLANS-SOTVO
PANTY PEDDLER-VOWIPE NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP
PANTY PEDDLER-SOTVO TEASE ONE
DRUNK DAD HAS KID DRIVE-VO TZ1 A TSA BREAST MILK-SOTVO
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION LATEST-TCMON TZ1 B MIGRAINE TREATMENT-VOTOPS
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION LATEST-PKG WX TEASE-WXWALL
BUFFALO JILLS LAWSUIT-VOWIPE KM WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP
BUFFALO JILLS LAWSUIT-SOTVO WEATHER-PWC
NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP WEATHER-WXWALL
TEASE FOUR------------ TSA BREAST MILK-TCMON
TZ4 A 3D FASHION-VO TSA BREAST MILK-PKG
TZ4 B BALLOON EMERGENCY LANDING-VO TSA BREAST MILK-OC TAG
WEATHER TEASE-WXWALL MIGRAINE TREATMENT-OTS VO
KM WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP FLU RETURN-VO
FORECAST-PHC COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP
FORECAST-WXWALL TEASE TWO-POP
3D FASHION-TCMON TZ2 SPORTS-VO
3D FASHION-PKG WORLD NEWS TEASE-BLK-SOT
MOST BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE-VOWIPE TONIGHT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP
TARANTINO LAWSUIT DISMISSED-TRX VO TZ 7 1) JOYCELIN LUCK-VOTOPS-WIPE
BALLOON EMERGENCY LANDING-VO TZ 7 2) FLORIDA CRIME-VOTOPS
TRAVEL SPENDING-VO WIPE SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
GOOGLE STREET VIEW-TRX VO TAMPA BAY BUCS-POPMON
NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP TAMPA BAY BUCS-VOTOPS
TEASE FIVE------------ TAMPA BAY BUCS-SOTOPS
TZ5 A SWATTING HOAX-NATSVO BOWDEN-VOTOPS
SWATTING HOAX-VO IN TCMON NAPLES GOLF-VIDBOX
SWATTING HOAX-PKG GREG NORMAN-VOTOPS
SWATTING HOAX-OC TAG GREG NORMAN-SOTTOPS
NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP WRIGLEY FIELD-VOPOPM
COMING UP AT 6PM------------ WRIGLEY FIELD-VOTOPS
TZ 6 1) LOGGING TRUCK VS TRAIN-VOTOPS MARLINS BRAVES-VOTOPS
TZ 6 2) EDISON STATE PLANS-VOTOPS MIAMI HEAT-VOTOPS
TZ 6 3) MIGRAINE TREATMENT-VOTOPS MIAMI HEAT-SOTTOPS
CLOSE-2SHOT SFCA-VOTOPS
HEADLINES FUN SPORTS-VOTOPS
HL2) CAPE CANAL SEARCH-SS-TOPS GOODBYE-4SHOT
HL3) TSA BREAST MILK-VOTOPS  


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MIKE GREENWELL PRODUCE ISSUES-VO BNC


RIGHT NOW AT 5:30 -- A FORMER MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYER -- IS UNDER SCRUTINY FROM LEE COUNTY.

THEY'RE INVESTIGATING A BUSINESS HE OWNS TO FIND OUT IF HE'S LEGALLY OPERATING IT.

MIKE GREENWELL EXPANDED HIS PRODUCE STAND ON STATE ROAD 31 TO INCLUDE A SMALL RESTAURANT.

ONE COUNTY COMMISSIONER SAYS CONSTITUENTS ARE CALLING HIM TO ASK IF IT'S LEGAL FOR GREENWELL TO HAVE A RESTAURANT ON THE FARM.

A-B-C 7'S JOE ROETZ DID SOME DIGGING.

JOE WHAT DID YOU FIND FOR US TODAY? Return to index of stories...


MIKE GREENWELL PRODUCE ISSUES-LLPKG


From farm to plate at mike Greenwell's cracker shack cafe.

And visitors love it.

Take sot

3

This is the first time and I'm gonna come next month too.

But lee county is getting a lot of questions about the new cafe at 31

Produce in Alva.

Take sot

Frank Mann

59-106

Several citizens from alva have inquired is that a restaurant

operation and is that legal.

It turns out it is allowed.

County attorneys say a recently enacted state law let's farmers cook

their own grown food on site for customers.

It also allows for other exemptions.

With more than 70 percent of the food grown on site here, visitors

like Barbara Stimson say they'll be back for more.

Take sot

6 seconds

Barbara Stimson

It's great. It's fresh. You can't get anything fresher than the food

you're gonna get here. Return to index of stories...


MIKE GREENWELL PRODUCE ISSUES-OC TAG


THANKS JOE.

LEE COUNTY IS UPDATING ITS BOOKS TO REFLECT STATE CHANGES. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TODAY'S OTHER TOP STORIES-SS CG RVL


HERE'S A LOOK AT OUR OTHER TOP STORIES TODAY!

A POSSIBLE DROWNING IN CAPE CORAL IS NOW A MISSING PERSONS CASE.

DIVERS SEARCHED A CANAL EARLIER TODAY AFTER A MAN REPORTEDLY JUMPED INTO THE WATER -- CLAIMING HE WANTED TO KILL HIMSELF.

THEY DIDN'T FIND ANYTHING.

INVESTIGATORS ARE NOW SEARCHING THE AREA AROUND THE CANAL.

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DANE EAGLE NOW SAYS HE SORRY FOR HIS D-U-I ARREST AND THAT HE "REGRETS THE EVENT IMMENSELY."

EAGLE WAS ARRESTED MONDAY MORNING FOR DRUNK DRIVING AFTER

TALLAHASSEE POLICE SPOTTED HIM SMACKING A CURB WHILE LEAVING A TACO BELL.

17-YEAR-OLD SHAMAR BLAIR IS UNDER ARREST TONIGHT IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY.

HE'S ACCUSED OF ROBBING A WOMAN AND HER SON IN THE DRIVE-THRU OF A BANK IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

DEPUTIES SAY BLAIR POINTED A GUN AT THE VICTIMS AND STOLE CASH. Return to index of stories...


FL EXECUTION-SS


IN 30 MINUTES --

FLORIDA WILL EXECUTE A MAN WHO KILLED HIS COUSIN AND HIS COUSIN'S WIFE.

ROBERT HENDRIX WILL BE PUT TO DEATH AT SIX.

IN 1990 HE MURDERED THE COUPLE IN THEIR LAKE MARY HOUSE.

HENDRIXD WILL BE THE FOURTH DEATH ROW INMATE EXECUTED IN FLORIDA THIS YEAR.

THE 16TH SINCE GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT TOOK OFFICE IN 2011.

ABC7 WILL KEEP YOU POSTED ON HIS EXECUTION. Return to index of stories...


ORLANDO STABBING-OC


A-B-C 7 IS FOLLOWING NEW DEVELOPMENTS FOR YOU IN THE STABBING AT A CENTRAL FLORIDA MIDDLE SCHOOL.

INVESTIGATORS SAY AN 11-YEAR-OLD USED SCISSORS TO STAB A 15-YEAR-OLD IN THE CHEST.

IT HAPPENED THIS MORNING AS THEY GOT OFF THE SCHOOL BUS IN ORLANDO.

TONIGHT THE 11-YEAR-OLD'S IN CUSTODY.

PARAMEDICS RUSHED THE 15-YEAR-OLD TO THE HOSPITAL.

DOCTORS SAY HE WILL SURVIVE. Return to index of stories...


ESCOTO FOUND GUILTY-VO


A FLORIDA MAN COULD SPEND THE REST OF HIS LIFE IN PRISON --

AFTER A JURY FOUND HIM GUILTY FOR MURDERING HIS WIFE JUST THREE DAYS AFTER THEIR WEDDING.

IT TOOK JURORS TWO-AND-A-HALF HOURS TO CONVICT MICHAEL ESCOTO OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER.

HE WAS ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS WIFE, WENDY, IN 2002 TO COLLECT HER ONE MILLION DOLLAR LIFE INSURANCE POLICY.

HE BLUDGEONED HER WITH A TIRE IRON.

A JUDGE WILL SENTENCE ESCOTO IN MAY. Return to index of stories...


NC KIDNAPPING MISTAKE-VO


A NORTH CAROLINA MAN WAS KIDNAPPED FROM HIS HOUSE.

AND TONIGHT --

POLICE ARE SAYING IT WAS A MISTAKE.

HIS DAUGHTER WORKS AS A DISTRICT ATTORNEY --

WHO PUT A GANG LEADER BEHIND BARS FOR A CRIME IN 2011.

THE GANG LEADER ORDERED HER KIDNAPPING.

BUT THE KIDNAPPERS WENT TO THE FATHER'S ADDRESS INSTEAD OF THE DAUGHTER'S.

THE FATHER HAS SINCE BEEN RESCUED.

AND A TOTAL OF NINE PEOPLE WILL FACE CHARGES IN THE KIDNAPPING PLOT. Return to index of stories...


AUTISTIC KIDS ABUSED-VOWIPE


TWO TEACHERS ARE CAUGHT ON CAMERA ABUSING SPECIAL NEEDS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS.

TONIGHT-

PARENTS FROM THE ATLANTA SCHOOL DEMAND ACTION.

CHECK THIS OUT-

IN THE VIDEO YOU CAN SEE A TEACHER'S AIDE HITTING AND THROWING AROUND THE MIDDLE SCHOOLER WITH AUTISM.

THE AIDE IS CHARGED WITH 1ST DEGREE CHILD CRUELTY.

THIS SAME VIDEO SHOWS ANOTHER AIDE ALSO MISTREATING THE CHILD.

SHE HAS *NOT BEEN CHARGED. Return to index of stories...


AUTISTIC KIDS ABUSED-SOTVO


I want her charged. Yes. Today. Like seriously today.

BUTT TO

I was heartbroken. I was very heartbroken.

BUTT TO

I really couldn't believe the school was letting this go on.

YOU JUST HEARD FROM THE BOY'S MOTHER.

A TEACHER RECORDED THIS TO PROVE ABUSE.

SHE SAYS SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS IGNORED HER CLAIMS. Return to index of stories...


TOMBSTONES KNOCKED OVER-VO


THREE CHILDREN.AGES SIX AND SEVEN.CONFESSED TO KNOCKING OVER HEADSTONES AT A CEMETARY.

THEY KICKED DOWN ABOUT 60 HEADSTONES IN A SMALL IOWA TOWN.

IT CAUSED ABOUT 3-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN DAMAGE.

INSCRIPTIONS ON MANY OF THOSE MARKERS DATE BACK TO THE MID 1800S.

THE CEMETARY WILL NOT PRESS CHARGES -- ITS WORKING WITH PARENTS. Return to index of stories...


TEXTING AND DRIVING


THE TEXTING AND DRIVING BILL INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE IRVING SLOSBERG HAS OFFICIALLY PASSED THE STATE LEGISLATURE!

THE LEGISLATION MAKES A TEXTING AND DRIVING FATALITY PUNISHABLE BY UP TO 30 YEARS IN PRISON.

THE LEGISLATION NOW HEADS TO GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT'S DESK FOR HIS SIGNATURE AND WILL GO A LONG WAY TOWARD MAKING OUR ROADS SAFER. Return to index of stories...


NAVAL ACADEMY ARREST-TRX-SOTVOTOPS


SOT Williams DelCid

I feel, thought, you know, my life was in danger

THAT CAB DRIVER IN ANNAPOLIS IS ACCUSING A NAVAL ACADEMY STUDENT AND STAR LACROSSE PLAYER OF THREATENING HIM WITH A KNIFE.

THE CABBIE SAYS -- INSTEAD OF PAYING THE FAIR -- THE STUDENT THREATENED HIM WITH A BUTTER KNIFE. Return to index of stories...


NAVAL ACADEMY ARREST-SOTVO


He tried to open this door but when the door is locked he come to in

front of me like this with the knife.

THE STUDENT FACES A CHARGE OF FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT.

POLICE SAY THE TYPE OF KNIFE DOESN'T MAKE THE CRIME LESS SERIOUS. Return to index of stories...


KK-VO


THE FORMER ARMY PRIVATE CONVICTED IN THE BIGGEST LEAK OF CLASSIFIED MATERIAL IN U-S HISTORY --

HAS NOW OFFICIALLY CHANGED HER NAME.

BRADLEY EDWARD MANNING IS NOW CHELSEA ELIZABETH MANNING.

A KANSAS JUDGE GRANTED THE NAME CHANGE REQUEST TODAY.

MANNING SAYS BEING A WOMAN WIS A BETTER REFLECTION OF WHO HE IS.

MANNING IS SERVING A 35-YEAR PRISON SENTENCE FOR LEAKING MORE THAN 700-THOUSAND PAGES OF CLASSIFIED MILITARY DOCUMENTS TO WIKILEAKS. Return to index of stories...


BRIDGEGATE PART 2-VO


*ANOTHER* NEW JERSEY BRIDGE CONTROVERSY IS BREWING TONIGHT.

JERSEY CITY IS HOME TO THE AGING PULASKI SKYWAY.

IT'S AN ELEVATED HIGHWAY IN DESPERATE NEED OF AN OVERHAUL.

THE MAYOR OF JERSEY CITY WAS SUPPOSED TO MEET WITH THE STATE'S TRANSPORTATION COMMISIONER ABOUT A CONSTRUCTION PROJECT.

BUT THAT MEETING WAS CANCELLED AFTER THE MAYOR DECIDED NOT TO SUPPORT CHRIS CHRISTIE.

LAWYERS SAY ANNE KELLY -- CHRISTIE'S FORMER AID -- CANCELLED THAT MEETING. Return to index of stories...


IMPALA INVESTIGATION-OTS


NEW TONIGHT AT 5:30 -- FEDERAL REGULATORS ARE INVESTIGATING ANOTHER GENERAL MOTORS CAR FOR SAFETY ISSUES.

THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION IS INVESTIGATING A REPORT THAT THE 2014 CHEVY IMPALA'S EMERGENCY BRAKING SYSTEM ACTIVATES WITHOUT WARNING.

IT'S NOT RELATED TO G-M'S RECENT RECALL OF MORE THAN 2 AND A HALF MILLION CHEVROLET AND OTHER CARS FOR DEFECTIVE IGNITION SWITCHES. Return to index of stories...


IRS EMPLOYEES BONUSES-VOTOPS


THE I-R-S IS AGAIN FACING SERIOUS ALLEGATIONS --

THIS TIME-

THE AGENCY'S ACCUSED OF GIVING BONUSES TO WORKERS ALREADY IN TROUBLE.

AN AUDIT FROM THE TREASURY INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR TAX ADMINISTRATION FOUND THAT IN A TWO YEAR PERIOD -- THE I-R-S PAID ALMOST 3-MILLION DOLLARS TO EMPLOYEES DISCIPLINED FOR TAX MISCONDUCT. Return to index of stories...


NO BIBLE IN CLASS-VO


A HOUSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENT CLAIMS A TEACHER TOOK AWAY HER BIBLE AND TOLD HER SHECALLEGEDLY TOLD SHE COULDN'T READ THE BIBLE

DURING 'READ TO MYSELF' TIME.

THE PATRENTS DON'T WANT THE TEACHER TO GET IN TROUBLE.

THEY JUST WANT THEIR DAUGHTER TO BE ABLE TO READ THE BIBLE IN SCHOOL.

THE SCHOOL SAYS ITS RECEIVED NO COMPLAINTS, AND ARE INVESTIGATING.

IT SAYS THE ONLY REQUIREMENT FOR INDEPENDENT READING TIME--

IS THAT THE BOOK IS "APPROPRIATE" AND ON THE STUDENT'S READING LEVEL. Return to index of stories...


PANTY PEDDLER-VOWIPE


A SEX OFFENDER IS ACCUSED OF TRYING TO PEDDLE STOLEN WOMEN'S UNDERWEAR AT A BUS STATION.

IT HAPPENED AT THE MEMPHIS DOWNTOWN BUS STATION.

SECURITY CAUGHT THE MAN TRYING TO SELL THE UNDERWEAR FROM VICTORIA'S SECRET.

OFFICERS FOUND 59 PAIRS -- MOST WITH PRICE TAGS AND SECURITY MONITORS STILL ATTACHED. Return to index of stories...


PANTY PEDDLER-SOTVO


Unfortunately, that's not as for fetched as you would think. You have people coming up to you all the time with bags saying I've got this and I've got this. People just buy it."

THE MAN PLED GUILTY TO RAPE IN 1995.

HE'S A REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER.

HE WAS CHARGED WITH THEFT, CRIMINAL TRESPASS, AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT. Return to index of stories...


DRUNK DAD HAS KID DRIVE-VO


HE WAS TOO DRUNK TO DRIVE HOME HIMSELF --

SO INSTEAD ONE FATHER HANDED OFF HIS KEYS TO HIS 13-YEAR-OLD SON.

THE MISSOURI DAD DRANK TOO MUCH AT HIS SON'S BASEBALL GAME.

SO THE 13-YEAR-OLD SWERVED DOWN LANES ON THE HIGHWAY --

UNTIL POLICE PULLED HIM OVER.

COPS CHARGED DAD WITH ENDANGERING A CHILD --

AND ALLOWING AN UNLICENSED DRIVER BEHIND THE WHEEL. Return to index of stories...


AFFIRMATIVE ACTION LATEST-TCMON


SO NOW WHAT?

REACTION OVERFLOWED TODAY ---

ABOUT THE SUPREME COURT'S DECISION ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION.

THEY BACKED MICHIGAN VOTERS --

WHO BANNED AFFIRMATIVE ACTION ON COLLEGE ADMISSIONS.

UNIVERSITIES THERE CAN'T FACTOR IN RACE, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR ETHNICITY WHEN DECIDING WHO GETS IN.

BUT AS KAREN TRAVERS REPORTS --

SOME SAY THIS DECISION COULD SNOWBALL INTO A PLACE THEY'RE NOT COMFORTABLE. Return to index of stories...


AFFIRMATIVE ACTION LATEST-PKG


TODAY THE NATION'S FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN ATTORNEY GENERAL.WHO SERVES THE

NATION'S FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN PRESIDENT - SAID THAT JUST BECAUSE SOME

MINORITIES HAVE ACHIEVED HIGH LEVELS OF SUCCESS.IT DOESN'T MEAN THERE'S

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL.

Attorney General Eric Holder SOT

I know it may be tempting, for some/to feel that this country's long

struggle to overcome disparity and discrimination has ended/we ought not,

'wish away, rather than confront, the racial inequality that exists in our

society.'"

IN A 6-2 DECISION YESTERDAY, THE SUPREME COURT UPHELD A 2006 DECISION BY

MICHIGAN VOTERS THAT RACE SHOULD NOT BE A FACTOR IN ITS PUBLIC UNIVERSITY

ADMISSIONS

Michigan Attorney General SOT

a victory for the constitution, a victory for the voters of michigan, and a

victory for the rule of law.

JUSTICE ANTHONY KENNEDY WROTE FOR THE MAJORITY AND SAID 'THIS CASE IS NOT

ABOUT HOW THE DEBATE ABOUT RACIAL PREFERENCE SHOULD BE RESOLVED. IT IS

ABOUT WHO MAY RESOLVE IT'

JUSTICE SONIA SOTOMAYOR - THE COURT'S FIRST LATINA JUSTICE WHO'S CALLED

HERSELF A PRODUCT OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION - ISSUED A WITHERING DISSENT.AND

TOOK THE RARE STEP OF READING IT FROM THE BENCH.

"RACE MATTERS," SHE SAID. "RACE MATTERS IN PART BECAUSE OF THE LONG HISTORY

OF RACIAL MINORITIES' BEING DENIED ACCESS TO THE POLITICAL PROCESS'

STATISTICS SHOW THAT IN STATES THAT HAVE BANNED RACE-BASED ADMISSIONS.

MINORITY STUDENT ENROLLMENT HAS DROPPED SHARPLY.

AND SOME ADVOCATES WORRY THAT WITH YESTERDAY'S DECISION.OTHER STATES WILL

NOW INSTITUTE SIMILAR BANS.

ACLU

i think this opens the door. i'm not sure how many students will walk

through that door quite honestly

O/C CLOSE: TK TK TK KT ABC NEWS WASHINGTON. Return to index of stories...


BUFFALO JILLS LAWSUIT-VOWIPE


FORMER CHEERLEADERS FROM THE "BUFFALO JILLS" ARE SUING FORMER OWNERS FOR WORK UNPAID.

THE CHEERLEADERS SAY THEY WERE FORCED TO WORK HUNDREDS OF HOURS PER SEASON--

MAKE APPEARANCES AND GO TO EVENTS--

ALL WITH THE LABEL OF INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR--

AND NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE BENEFITS OF BEING AN EMPLOYEE--

INCLUDING MINIMUM WAGE. Return to index of stories...


BUFFALO JILLS LAWSUIT-SOTVO


" everything from standing in front of us with a clip board and have us do

a jiggle test to see what parts of our body were jiggling "

THE FORMER "JILLS" ALSO SAY THEY WERE SUBJECT TO DEGRADING TREATMENT.

INCLUDING APPEARANCES IN REVEALING CLOTHING.

THE BUFFALO BILLS HAVE NOT COMMENTED. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE FOUR------------


FASHION FORWARD.

THE NEWEST TREND -- HOW YOU CAN PRINT. YES PRINT -- A PAIR OF SHOES FOR YOU FEET.

THE HIGH TECH PHOTOCOPIER THAT'S TURNING FASHION ON ITS HEAD.

SCARE IN THE SKY.

A HOT AIR BALLOON COMES CRASHING TO THE GROUND.

SEE IT ALL HAPPEN AND HOW THE 8 ON BOARD ARE DOING TONIGHT.

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


TZ4 A 3D FASHION-VO


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TZ4 B BALLOON EMERGENCY LANDING-VO


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WEATHER TEASE-WXWALL


It's been a warm, sun-filled afternoon across Southwest Florida, and we'll keep adding to the warmth in the days ahead.

After spending the afternoon in the low to mid 80s, temperatures will drop into the mid 70s by sunset and then eventually settle into the mid 60s by early Thursday morning.

We may see some thin layers of fog forming during the pre-dawn hours Thursday, but visibility shouldn't be too bad as we get our Thursday started.

We're in store for another mostly sunny and warm day tomorrow with daytime temperatures getting a bit of a boost, topping out in the mid to upper 80s.

The cooler spots will be along the coast, and the warmest locations will be deeper inland where temperatures reach 87-89 degrees.

Rain chances will stay pretty low again Thursday afternoon, but it's possible to see an isolated shower over the interior close to Lake Okeechobee.

From Friday into the upcoming weekend, the warm weather rolls along; daytime highs will be approaching 90 degrees during the afternoon, and humidity levels will also be on the rise.

We won't the next decent chance of rain until the middle of next week when the next front approaches Southwest Florida. Return to index of stories...


KM 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


It's been a warm, sun-filled afternoon across Southwest Florida, and we'll keep adding to the warmth in the days ahead.

After spending the afternoon in the low to mid 80s, temperatures will drop into the mid 70s by sunset and then eventually settle into the mid 60s by early Thursday morning.

We may see some thin layers of fog forming during the pre-dawn hours Thursday, but visibility shouldn't be too bad as we get our Thursday started.

We're in store for another mostly sunny and warm day tomorrow with daytime temperatures getting a bit of a boost, topping out in the mid to upper 80s.

The cooler spots will be along the coast, and the warmest locations will be deeper inland where temperatures reach 87-89 degrees.

Rain chances will stay pretty low again Thursday afternoon, but it's possible to see an isolated shower over the interior close to Lake Okeechobee.

From Friday into the upcoming weekend, the warm weather rolls along; daytime highs will be approaching 90 degrees during the afternoon, and humidity levels will also be on the rise.

We won't the next decent chance of rain until the middle of next week when the next front approaches Southwest Florida. Return to index of stories...


3D FASHION-TCMON


NEW TONIGHT - A FASHION REVOLUTION.

3-D PRINTERS -- USED TO MAKE THINGS FROM THE SIMPLEST PLASTIC OBJECTS TO CUSTOM-MADE BODY PARTS -- ARE NOW BEING USED BY DESIGNERS.

THINK A HIGH TECH COPY MACHINE. THAT MAKES SHOES.

A-B-C'S TINA TRINH SHOWS US HOW IT WORKS AND IF YOU'LL BE BUYING. Return to index of stories...


3D FASHION-PKG


SO WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU COMBINE FASHION WITH 3D PRINTERS

Hakes

3d Printing takes a solid object, and it slices it into thousands of layers,

and the software then puts that back together as it prints them.

DESIGNER JULIAN HAKES PRINTED THESE SHOES.

Hakes

Imagine a photocopier that prints on top of himself all night long, and in

the morning instead of a sheet of paper you have a 3D shape

3D PRINTED OBJECTS ARE TYPICALLY MADE OF PLASTIC, AND FINISHED ITEMS CAN BE

WORN ALONE OR INCORPORATED INTO TRADITIONAL CLOTHING. LAST SEASON VICTORIA

SECRET USED 3D PRINTERS TO MAKE THIS SNOWFLAKE INSPIRED COSTUME.

ONE MAJOR BENEFITS OF 3D PRINTERS IS THAT THEY CAN HANDLE THE MOST INTRCATE

SHAPES AND DESIGNS.

Soukup

At this point, I think of it as a tool to play with new materials, and to play with a new approach to design.

FOR DESIGNER HANNAH SOUKUP, 3D PRINTERS MEAN NEW FRONTIERS FOR STYLE

Soukup

It's not just about fashion anymore, it's about architecture, it's about

industrial design.

BUT LIKE DESIGNER DRESSES, THE TECHNOLOGY CAN COST A PRETTY PENNY. DESPITE

THIS, 3D PRINTERS COULD VERY WELL BE THE NEW INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION.

Lee

It's almost like the advent of the internet- no one knows where it's going

to go, but it's going to go somewhere exponentially

SO COULD GETTING DRESSED ONE DAY BE AS SIMPLE AS OPENING A FILE AND PRESSING

PRINT?

Hakes

Think of it as iTunes for your feet, somehow you can go on and download your favorite designers and you can use it and have it with you.

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MOST BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE-VOWIPE


THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN OF 20-14 --

ACTRESS LUPITA NYONG'O.

THE OSCAR WINNER IS GRACING THE COVER OF PEOPLE MAGAZINE'S 'MOST BEAUTIFUL' ISSUE.

SHE CALLS IT A "MAJOR COMPLIMENT" AND IS HAPPY FOR ALL OF THE GIRLS WHO WILL SEE THEMSELVES IN HER.

THIS IS YET ANOTHER WIN FOR THE ACTRESS.

SHE JUST LANDED A CONTRACT WITH LANCOME. Return to index of stories...


TARANTINO LAWSUIT DISMISSED-TRX VO


A FEDERAL JUDGE HAS DISMISSED QUENTIN TARANTINO'S LAWSUIT AGAINST THE WEBSITE GAWKER.

GAWKER LEAKED ONE OF HIS MOVIE SCRIPTS --

TO A FILM CALLED "THE HATEFUL EIGHT."

HE SUED FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT.

HE CLAIMS HE ONLY SHARED IT WITH A FEW PEOPLE AND THEY SHOULDN'T HAVE RELEASED IT.

A JUDGE WASN'T BUYING IT.

BUT --

TARANTINO STILL EXPECTS A STUDIO WILL BUY THE SCRIPT FOR "HATEFUL EIGHT" AND MAKE IT. Return to index of stories...


BALLOON EMERGENCY LANDING-VO


IT WAS AN UNEXPECTED LANDING FOR A HOT-AIR BALOON IN CALIFORNIA LAST NIGHT.

THE BALLOON WAS CARRYING EIGHT PASSENGERS --

WHEN IT MISSED ITS INTENDED TARGET.

WIND GUSTS FORCED THE BALLOON TO COME DOWN ON A NEARBY BRIDGE.

FIRST RESPONDERS DEFLATED THE BALLOON AND HELPED EVERYONE OUT OF THE BASKET.

NO ONE GOT HURT. Return to index of stories...


TRAVEL SPENDING-VO WIPE


IT'S ON THE REBOUND -- HOW DO WE KNOW?

YOU'RE SPENDING MORE TO TRAVEL.

ACCORDING TO TRIP ADVISOR PEOPLE WORLDWIDE WILL SPEND MORE ON TRAVEL THIS YEAR.

THE COMPANY SUGGESTS YOU'LL SPEND ON AVERAGE MORE THAN SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS IN 2014.

THAT'S UP THREE PERCENT FROM LAST YEAR.

AUSTRALIANS WILL SPEND DOUBLE THAT.

TRIP ADVISOR SAYS IT'S MORE THAN THE ECONOMY.

PEOPLE DON'T WANT TO SKIMP ON VACATIONS. Return to index of stories...


GOOGLE STREET VIEW-TRX VO


TAKE A TRIP BACK IN TIME THANKS TO GOOGLE STREET VIEW.

YOU CAN LOOK AT STREET VIEW IMAGES DATING BACK TO 2007.

THE TIME LAPSE FEATURE ALLOWS YOU TO SEE HOW PLACES HAVE CHANGED.

THAT INCLUDES THE FREEDOM TOWERS IN NEW YORK. Return to index of stories...


NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP


NEXT AT 5 OPEN Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE------------


SOT/SHAKEN MOM: Something happened. The police in my house. Everything is OK

A SWAT TEAM STORMED HER HOUSE --

GUNS DRAWN.

THIS MOTHER IS STILL SHAKING.

IT WAS A HOAX.

ABC7 REVEALS THE TEEN PRANK CALLED SWATTING AND HOW IT COULD BRING OFFICERS TO YOUR DOOR. Return to index of stories...


TZ5 A SWATTING HOAX-NATSVO


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SWATTING HOAX-VO IN TCMON


PICTURE THIS!

A SWAT TEAM SWARMS A NEW YORK HOUSE IN SUBURBIA.

GUNS DRAWN!

THEY FEAR A MAN WITH GUNS IS BARRICADE INSIDE --

WITH POSSIBLE VICTIMS.

IT'S INTENSE.

IT'S SCARY.

IT'S. A HOAX.

AS SCOTT GOLDBERG EXPLAINS --

IT'S THE LATEST VERSION OF A PRANK CALLED SWATTING.

AND LAW ENFORCEMENT THINKS THIS ONE STEMS FROM A VIDEO GAME BATTLE. Return to index of stories...


SWATTING HOAX-PKG


SCRIPT:

IT WAS A SHOW OF FORCE YOU SEE IN MOVIES OR VIDEO GAMES

DOZENS OF SWAT TEAM MEMBERS STORMED THIS HOUSE IN LONG BEACH ON NEW YORK'S

LONG ISLAND YESTERDAY. AFTER RECEIVING A CALL ABOUT AN ARMED MAN WITH

POSSBILE VICTIMS INSIDE.

SOT/FRIEND: It's a big thing, you know, having swat teams and everything

come around and swarm you

BUT, POLICE SAY IT WAS ALL AN ELABORATE HOAX. PART OF A DISTURBING NATIONAL

TREND CALLED *SWATTING*

SOT/BRAD GARRETT, ABC NEWS CRIME AND TERRORISM ANALYST

Swatting are hoax calls, calling out SWAT teams to make believe, typically

hostage-barricade, murder situations."

AUTHORITIES SAY, 17-YEAR OLD RAFAEL CASTILLO WAS THE VICTIM OF THIS PRANK.

HE WAS EATING DINNER WHEN HEAVILY ARMED SWAT TEAMS CHARGED IN. THE TEEN WAS

TOO SHAKEN UP TO TALK ABOUT THE TERRIFYING ORDEAL

SOT/FRIEND: He was just shocked. he didn't even know what was happening.

CASTILLO'S MOM SAID SHE DIDN'T KNOW WHAT WAS HAPPENING WHEN THE OFFICERS

YANKED HER AND HER CHILDREN OUT OF THE HOUSE.

SOT/SHAKEN MOM: Something happened. The police in my house. Everything is OK

."

POLICE SAY, CASTILLO HAD BEEN PLAYING THE VIDEO GAME "CALL OF DUTY"

COMPETING AGAINST OTHER PEOPLE ONLINE. HE WAS WINNING, AND AUTHORITIES THINK

THE LOSING PLAYER CALLED POLICE OUT OF SPITE. THE CALLER,CLAIMED HE WAS

CASTILLO AND HAD MURDERED HIS MOTHER AND BROTHER.

SOT/MICHAEL TANGNEY. LONG BEACH POLICE: They actually have a system, I

believe where t

hey get points for the get points for the type of tactical response the

police give. If they helicopters are involved, the SWAT team with controlled

entry

AUTHORITIES HAVE CONFISCATED CATILLO'S GAME CONSOLE, AND WILL TRY TO

IDENTIFY OF THE PLAYER WHO PLACED THE HOAX CALL. Return to index of stories...


SWATTING HOAX-OC TAG


IF INVESTIGATORS FIND THE PRANKSTER,

THEY PLAN ON CHARGING HIM FOR THE COST OF SENDING OUT THE POLICE AND SWAT TEAM -- ABOUT 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP


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COMING UP AT 6PM------------


A TRUCK DRIVER --

MADE IT OUT ALIVE --

AFTER THIS CRASH WITH A TRAIN --

AT SIX --

WHAT MIGHT HAVE CAUSED THE CRASH.

PLUS -- THERE'S A NEW LOGO --

AND NEW MASCOT --

BUT THOSE ARE JUST THE BEGINNING.

THE BIG PLANS FOR EDISON STATE COLLEGE --

AHEAD AT SIX.

AND STOP THE PAIN BEFORE IT STARTS --

NEW TREATMENT SHOWS PROMISE TO PREVENT MIGRAINES --

NEXT AT SIX. Return to index of stories...


TZ 6 1) LOGGING TRUCK VS TRAIN-VOTOPS


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TZ 6 2) EDISON STATE PLANS-VOTOPS


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TZ 6 3) MIGRAINE TREATMENT-VOTOPS


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CLOSE-2SHOT


AD LIB GOODBYE Return to index of stories...


HEADLINES


DEVELOPING AT SIX--

A FORT MYERS NEIGHBORHOOD IS ON EDGE.

AFTER A MAN IS CAUGHT TAKING PICTURES OF LITTLE GIRLS.

WE HAVE A DISCRIPTION OF THE CAR HE WAS DRIVING AND WHAT HE LOOKS LIKE.

PLUS --

MISSING!

A 19-YEAR OLD JUMPS IN A CAPE CANAL--

THEN DISAPPEARS.

JUST INTO THE NEWSROOM --

WE HEAR FROM HIS FAMILY FOR THE FIRST TIME.

WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT HIS DISAPPEARANCE.

A MOM--

BREAST MILK--

AND THE TSA--

TONIGHT, THE SCREENING THAT COST THE AGENCY 75-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

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


HL2) CAPE CANAL SEARCH-SS-TOPS


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HL3) TSA BREAST MILK-VOTOPS


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BIG STORY OPEN-CLIP


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GUY TAKING PICS OF KIDS-BNC


OUR BIG STORY, BRAND NEW TONIGHT AT 6 --

AN OLD MAN IS CAUGHT SNAPPING PICTURES OF LITTLE GIRLS IN LEE COUNTY.

AND PARENTS NOW WANT SOMETHING DONE ABOUT IT.

A-B-C 7'S ANDREA HUBBELL JOINS US LIVE FROM COCA SABAL LANE WHERE THIS ALL HAPPENED.

ANDREA - THE PARENTS SAY - THESE YOUNG GIRLS KNEW SOMETHING WAS **WEIRD WHEN IT HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


GUY TAKING PICS OF KIDS-REM - 7


AMAZING WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT IT.

BECAUSE THESE GIRLS ARE ALL AROUND SIX YEARS OLD.

THEY WERE PLAYING DOWN THIS STREET IN THE DRIVEWAY.

THE GIRLS TOLD POLICE AN OLDER MAN - ABOUT 50 OR 60 YEARS OLD DROVE UP - STOPPED AND TOOK A PICTURE OF THEM.

BEFORE LEAVING - POLICE SAY THE MAN SMILED AT THE GIRLS AND REVERSED OUT OF THIS SMALL NEIGHBORHOOD. Return to index of stories...


GUY TAKING PICS OF KIDS-VOWIPE


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GUY TAKING PICS OF KIDS-SOT


46:14-46:29 Ted Gates/Father"you take for granted that you live in a quiet neighborhood and a safe neighborhood and that some guy would be motivated to drive around and snap pictures of small children, that's not cool." Return to index of stories...


GUY TAKING PICS OF KIDS-REM - 7-CG


POLICE DESCRIBE THIS MAN WITH MEDIUM LENGTH GRAY HAIR AND GOATEE.

AND WAS DRIVING AN OLD PICK UP TRUCK - WHICH HAD A TOPPER.

ONE NOTE - THE GIRLS SAW WAS THAT THIS TRUCK HAD SCRATCH MARKS ON BOTH THE FRONT AND BACK FENDERS.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION - CALL POLICE.

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


CAPE CANAL SEARCH-SS-VO-WIPE


ABC7 IS STAYING ON TOP OF A SEARCH FOR A MISSING 19-YEAR-OLD IN CAPE CORAL.

THIS MORNING DIVERS THOUGHT HE DROWNED IN A CANAL.

ACCORDING TO TWO FRIENDS -- ERIK SANCHEZ SAYS HE WANTED TO TAKE HIS LIFE AND JUMPED INTO A CANAL OFF OF MOHAWK PARKWAY.

HE NEVER RESURFACED.

HIS FAMILY AND OFFICERS ARE SEARCHING FOR HIM RIGHT NOW.

THEY SAY HE'S TROUBLED.

CAPE CORAL DIVERS SEARCHED THE CANAL FOR NEARLY 2 HOURS AND COULDN'T FIND HIM.

THEY THINK HE'S ALIVE.

HIS FAMILY IS BEGGING HIM TO CALL. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CANAL SEARCH-SOTVO


Virginia Perez

Sanchez's Aunt

16:55 i cant even express what we are felling helpless you don't know what to do don't know what to look

SANCHEZ IS A STUDENT AT EDISON STATE COLLEGE.

IF YOU KNOW HIM OR SEE HIM CALL POLICE. Return to index of stories...


MOM AND CHILD ROBBED-OC


A PORT CHARLOTTE MOTHER SACRIFICED HERSELF TO SAVE HER SON FROM AN ARMED ROBBER.

ACCORDING TO DEPUTIES SHE WAS DEPOSITING A CHECK AT A BANK ON VETERANS BOULEVARD.

HER SEVEN YEAR OLD WAS IN THE BACKSEAT.

THAT'S WHEN AN ROBBER PUT A GUN TO HER HEAD.

ABC7'S JOELLE PARKS SPOKE TO THE MOTHER WHO WALKS US THROUGH THE TERROR. Return to index of stories...


MOM AND CHILD ROBBED-PKG


A typical Tuesday-

Sot Amanda Heary, victim

13:20 I went to boy scouts with my son then after we went to Publix then the bank to deposit a couple of checks and the next thing I know there's a man standing at my window.' 31

Terrifying moments for Amanda hearly-

But she could only think about one thing.

Sot Amanda

14:20 the most important thing in my life 22

Her 7 year old son- in the back seat of this soft top jeep wrangler.

The suspect looking on,

pointing a gun

And demanding cash.

This mother of 2 made a quick decision-

Ditch the deposit,

And push the button for fast cash instead.

Sot Amanda

13:44 he told me to get out of the car and I said no, and he said it again and I said take this, go and that's pretty much it, it was That quickly 54

She sped off,

Stopping at the mcdonalds across the street to call 911.

The suspect dashed across this field- squatting in the brush as Charlotte county deputies swarmed,

Scanning the area from above with infrared technology.

Sot Debbie bowe, Charlotte county sheriff's office

1:21 the aviation unit was able to use The flir to locate a hot spot in the woods not too far away and direct the k9s in that direction, the k9s got there and found the person in the woods and that person match the description of the suspect 33

That suspect- 17 year old Shamar Blair.

We went to his grandmothers home- just a 15 minute walk from the bank.

Nat

No one answered.

Chris Depass, Port Charlotte

08:56 its terrifying to think it was so close to home.' 00

Lindsey Wyman, Port Charlotte

10:47 it does definitely scare me that it could happen in my hometown.' 51

Tonight- this mom has a message,

Advice to keep your family safe.

Sot Amanda

14:56 try not to use the ATM at night and be very very aware if your surroundings bc it happens in the blink of an eye 02

JP ABC7 Return to index of stories...


DANE EAGLE ARREST LATEST-VOWIPE


STATE REPRESENTATIVE DANE EAGLE IS TALKING TONIGHT ABOUT HIS DRUNK DRIVING ARREST!

A-B-C 7 SPENT A FEW MINUTES WITH HIM TODAY IN TALLAHASSEE.

IN HIS FIRST ON-CAMERA INTERVIEW --

HE SAYS HE'S SORRYAND WANTS TO APOLOGIZE TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

EARLY MONDAY MORNING EAGLE WAS ARRESTED FOR DRUNK DRIVING AFTER TALLAHASSEE POLICE SPOTTED HIM SMACKING A CURB WHILE LEAVING A TACO BELL.

POLICE SAY EAGLE REFUSED A BREATHALYZER. Return to index of stories...


DANE EAGLE ARREST LATEST-SOTVO


THAT WAS NOT ALL HE SAID.

WATCH ABC7 NEWS AT 7 --

FOR MORE OF EAGLE'S INTERVIEW. Return to index of stories...


MICHAEL DUNN TRIAL-VOWIPE


NEW TONIGHT --

CONVICTED KILLER MICHAEL DUNN WILL HAVE TO WAIT FOR HIS RETRIAL.

IN A HEARING TODAY -

A JUDGE SET A PRETRIAL DATE FOR JUNE.

DUNN WAS SET TO BE RE-TRIED FOR MURDER ON MAY FIFTH.

HIS ATTORNEY FILED A MOTION YESTERDAY FOR A CONTINUANCE.

IN FEBRUARY A JURY CONVICTED DUNN ON THREE COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED SECOND-DEGREE MURDER IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF 17-YEAR-OLD JORDAN DAVIS AT A JACKSONVILLE GAS STATION.

DUNN CLAIMS SELF DEFENSE. Return to index of stories...


LOGGING TRUCK VERSUS TRAIN-TRX VOTOPS


THIS WAS THE SCENE IN PLANT CITY THIS MORNING.

A TRAIN HIT A TRACTOR TRAILER HAULING LOGS AS THE DRIVER CROSSED THE TRACKS.

THE TRAIN PUSHED THE SEMI ABOUT A THOUSAND FEET DOWN THE TRACKS.

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THE DRIVER HAS NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES.

THE CROSSING DOES NOT HAVE LIGHTS OR A CROSSING ARM.

THERE IS A POSTED RAIL CROSSING SIGN Return to index of stories...


EVERGLADES RESOTRATION-VO


THE EVERGLADES RESTORATION PROJECT HIT A SNAG TODAY.

THE ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS WILL *NOT SIGN OFF ON A 2 BILLION DOLLAR PLAN THAT WOULD REDIRECT WATER FROM LAKE OKEECHOBEE.

THE DELAY COULD JEOPARDIZE MONEY COMING FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

THE CORPS SAYS THEY EXPECT TO RELEASE A REPORT FOR REVIEW NO LATER THAN THE END OF JUNE. Return to index of stories...


FCAT PROBLEMS FOLLOW-VOWIPE


EDUCATION LEADERS ARE CALLING ON THE STATE TO SLOW DOWN ITS INTRODUCTION OF A NEW STATEWIDE ONLINE TEST FOR STUDENTS.

THIS COMES ONE DAY AFTER 26 COUNTIES -- INCLUDING COLLIER COUNTY -- HAD PROBLEMS ADMINISTERING THE F-CAT ONLINE.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IS PUSHING TO HAVE STUDENTS TAKE ALL THEIR STANDARDIZED TESTS ONLINE

THE LEE COUNTY TEACHER'S UNION DOESN'T THINK THAT'S A GOOD IDEA.

IF THE SYSTEM DOESN'T WORK NOW - HOW WILL IT WORK NEXT YEAR? Return to index of stories...


FCAT PROBLEMS FOLLOW-SOTVO


6:04:52 unless you're going to get it right, dont attach such high stakes to it. It's that simple. You can't afford it. 6:05:01

LEE COUNTY SCHOOL LEADERS SAY THE DISTRICT CAN HANDLE A STEADY INCREASE IN ONLINE TESTING.

THEY SAY THE CHALLENGE WILL BE PREPARING STUDENTS FOR A BRAND NEW TEST WHICH IS STILL BEING CREATED. Return to index of stories...


VR LABS LATEST-VO


THE BATTLE BETWEEN LEE COUNTY AND BONITA BASED V-R LABS CONTINUES.

THE HERBAL DRINK COMPANY FILED A MOTION TO PREVENT LEE COUNTY FROM SUING THEM FOR NEARLY 5 MILLION DOLLARS.

THAT'S HOW MUCH MONEY THE COUNTY GAVE V-R LABS TO HIRE 208 WORKERS AND BUILD A WAREHOUSE ON ALICO ROAD.

A LEGAL BATTLE WITH THE CONTRACTOR STALLED THE PROJECT.

V-R LABS SAYS IT WANTS 30 MORE DAYS TO RESPOND TO THE COUNTY'S LAWSUIT. Return to index of stories...


UNITY IN GOP-VOWIPE


ONE DAY AFTER WINNING THE REPUBLICAN NOMINATION FOR CONGRESS -- CURT CLAWSON IS CALLING FOR PARTY UNITY.

THE NASTY PRIMARY CAMPAIGNING PITTED REPUBLICANS AGAINST REPUBLICANS.

CLAWSON SAYS IT'S TIME TO MOVE ON.

HE IS WORKING TO DRUM UP WIDER SUPPORT HEADING INTO JUNE'S SPECIAL GENERAL ELECTION.

CLAWSON CALLED ON LEE COUNTY SHERIFF MIKE SCOTT TO REACH OUT TO OTHER PROMINENT PARTY INSIDERS. Return to index of stories...


UNITY IN GOP-SOTVO


CURT CLAWSON

45:25 we want htem in this tent. we are on the same team, we're all republicans and this is a conservative area of our country 32 so its to everybodys benefit tha we get together here 38

CLAWSON WILL FACE DEMOCRAT APRIL FREEMAN -- LIBERTARIAN RAY NETHERWOOD AND WRITE IN CANDIDATE TIMOTHY ROSSANO IN JUNE. Return to index of stories...


EDISON STATE PLANS-VOWIPE


NEW TONIGHT AT 6 -- EDISON STATE COLLEGE LEADERS ARE WORKING TO SCORE BIG BUCKS FOR THEIR NEW ATHLETICS PROGRAM.

COLLEGE LEADERS ARE PARTNERING WITH CONSULTANTS ON FUNDRAISING TACTICS.

THEY NEED CASH FOR A 20-MILLION DOLLAR ARENA ON CAMPUS.

AND BUILDING THE PROGRAM FROM SCRATCH.

SO FAR -- NO BIG DONORS HAVE STEPPED UP TO WRITE A CHECK DESPITE ALL THE HYPE.

STUDENTS BELIEVE SUPPORT WILL BUILD -- ESPECIALLY WITH THE NEW LOGO AND BUCCANEERS MASCOT THAT WERE REVEALED THIS WEEK. Return to index of stories...


EDISON STATE PLANS-SOTVO


Ivan Guerrero/ Edison State Student President

15:12:36-15:12:48

"I truly honestly believe this is going to pick up like wildfire. A

lot of people are starting to see the new image come together. People

are seeing the transition happening now. So, a lot more people are

getting involved."

THE ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT WILL ADD BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL HEAD COACHES THIS SUMMER.

THE THE DEPARTMENT'S OVERALL BUDGET IS STILL IN THE WORKS. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP


NEXT AT 6 OPEN Return to index of stories...


TEASE ONE


"I was told right off the bat that the milk had to go through either X-ray

or to be thrown in the trash,"

T-S-A AGENTS DEMANDING THAT BOTTLES OF BREAST MILK BE SCREENED OR THROWN OUT -- TONIGHT -- A MOTHER CLAIMING VICTORY AFTER A FOUR YEAR BATTLE --

HOPE TONIGHT FOR PEOPLE THAT SUFFER FROM MIGRAINES.

WHAT TWO NEW DRUGS MAY DO TO RELIEVE THE PAIN.

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


TZ1 A TSA BREAST MILK-SOTVO


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TZ1 B MIGRAINE TREATMENT-VOTOPS


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WX TEASE-WXWALL


It's been a warm, sun-filled afternoon across Southwest Florida, and we'll keep adding to the warmth in the days ahead.

After spending the afternoon in the low to mid 80s, temperatures will drop into the mid 70s by sunset and then eventually settle into the mid 60s by early Thursday morning.

We may see some thin layers of fog forming during the pre-dawn hours Thursday, but visibility shouldn't be too bad as we get our Thursday started.

We're in store for another mostly sunny and warm day tomorrow with daytime temperatures getting a bit of a boost, topping out in the mid to upper 80s.

The cooler spots will be along the coast, and the warmest locations will be deeper inland where temperatures reach 87-89 degrees.

Rain chances will stay pretty low again Thursday afternoon, but it's possible to see an isolated shower over the interior close to Lake Okeechobee.

From Friday into the upcoming weekend, the warm weather rolls along; daytime highs will be approaching 90 degrees during the afternoon, and humidity levels will also be on the rise.

We won't the next decent chance of rain until the middle of next week when the next front approaches Southwest Florida. Return to index of stories...


KM WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


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WEATHER-WXWALL


It's been a warm, sun-filled afternoon across Southwest Florida, and we'll keep adding to the warmth in the days ahead.

After spending the afternoon in the low to mid 80s, temperatures will drop into the mid 70s by sunset and then eventually settle into the mid 60s by early Thursday morning.

We may see some thin layers of fog forming during the pre-dawn hours Thursday, but visibility shouldn't be too bad as we get our Thursday started.

We're in store for another mostly sunny and warm day tomorrow with daytime temperatures getting a bit of a boost, topping out in the mid to upper 80s.

The cooler spots will be along the coast, and the warmest locations will be deeper inland where temperatures reach 87-89 degrees.

Rain chances will stay pretty low again Thursday afternoon, but it's possible to see an isolated shower over the interior close to Lake Okeechobee.

From Friday into the upcoming weekend, the warm weather rolls along; daytime highs will be approaching 90 degrees during the afternoon, and humidity levels will also be on the rise.

We won't the next decent chance of rain until the middle of next week when the next front approaches Southwest Florida. Return to index of stories...


TSA BREAST MILK-TCMON


A VICTORY TONIGHT FOR BREAST FEEDING MOTHERS.

THE T-S-A WILL PAY 75-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN A SETTLEMENT AFTER A MOTHER SUED THE AGENCY.

SHE SAYS AGENTS HARRASSED HER AT A SECURITY CHECKPOINT.

UNDER THE AGREEMENT - SCREENERS WILL BE RE-TRAINED ON HOW TO DEAL WITH THOSE FLYING WITH BREAST MILK. Return to index of stories...


TSA BREAST MILK-PKG


SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM PHOENIX SKY HARBOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SHOWS

STACEY ARMATO ARRIVING AT A TSA CHECKPOINT WITH TWO CONTAINERS OF

BREAST MILK. ARMATO DIDN'T WANT THE MILK TO BE X-RAYED, SO SHE ASKED FOR AN

ALTERNATE SCREENING. SHE SAYS THAT TOUCHED OFF A 40-MINUTE ORDEAL AT THE

HANDS OF SEVERAL TSA AGENTS.

"I was told right off the bat that the milk had to go through either X-ray

or to be thrown in the trash,"

ARMATO HAD JUST GIVEN BIRTH TO A BABY BOY WHEN THE SURVEILLANCE VIDEO WAS

SHOT BACK IN JANUARY 2010.

"I ask him to read the rules. He does. It says 'breast milk is to be

alternately screened.' He just looked at me and said, 'Well, not today."

SHE SAYS SHE DIDN'T WANT HER MILK X-RAYED OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION.

"I put a lot of time into eating organic, drinking lots of water, staying in

shape. Why would I then send my milk through the X-ray?" said Armato.

BUT RATHER THAN ACCOMMODATE HER REQUEST AS PER POLICY, ARMATO SAYS SHE WAS

HARASSED BY TSA AGENTS AND FORCED TO STAND IN A HOLDING AREA.

"I was there for quite some time, built up a lot of anxiety. I could see the

manager and supervisor standing just feet away and I broke down in tears

after probably 30 minutes of waiting," said Armato.

ARMATO FILED A COMPLAINT AGAINST THE TSA AND THEN FILED A FEDERAL LAWSUIT

AGAINST THE AGENCY. ARMATO SAYS IT WAS NEVER ABOUT THE MONEY.

"Hopefully it makes it a little bit easier for my fellow mommy friends that

travel in the U.S." Return to index of stories...


TSA BREAST MILK-OC TAG


THE T-S-A WOULDN'T COMMENT.

THE SETTLEMENT WILL BE FINALIZED NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


MIGRAINE TREATMENT-OTS VO


NEW HOPE TONIGHT FOR THE MILLIONS OF PEOPLE THAT SUFFER FROM MIGRAINES.

TWO NEW DRUG STUDIES COULD CHANGE THE WAY THEY'RE TREATED.

BOTH DRUGS AIM TO PREVENT MIGRAINES FROM HAPPENING IN THE FIRST PLACE.

THESE AREN'T PILLS.

ONE'S A SHOT.

THE OTHER -- AN I-V.

IN TRIALS --

PATIENTS WHO RECEIVED THE MEDICATIONS DEAL WITH FEWER MIGRAINES.

MORE TESTS AND F-D-A APPROVAL WILL FOLLOW.

IT'LL PROBABLY BE THREE YEARS AT THE EARLIER BEFORE YOU SEE THIS. Return to index of stories...


FLU RETURN-VO


YOU'D THINK WARMER WEATHER WOULD MEAN FEWER CASES OF THE FLU.

NOT SO FAST.

THE C-D-C IS SPOTTING A SECOND WAVE OF INFLUENZA --

MOSTLY CONFINED TO THE MID-ATLANTIC AND NORTHEAST.

SO SEASONAL RESIDENTS STILL HERE MIGHT BE HEADING BACK TO THIS.

THIS TIME IT'S INFLUENZA-B -- WHICH IS DIFFERENT FROM THE STRAINS THAT SPREAD EARLIER IN THE FLU SEASON. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE TWO-POP


TODAY NAPLES WAS VOTED ONE OF THE BEST GOLFING DESTINATIONS IN THE NATION--- WE'LL SHOW YOU WHERE THEY STACK UP

PLUS WRIGLEY FIELD TURNS 100--- AND THE CUBS CELEBRATE AS ONLY THE CUBS CAN-- WE'LL EXPLAIN Return to index of stories...


TZ2 SPORTS-VO


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WORLD NEWS TEASE-BLK-SOT


WORLD NEWS TEASE Return to index of stories...


TONIGHT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP


TONIGHT AT 7 OPEN Return to index of stories...


TZ 7 1) JOYCELIN LUCK-VOTOPS-WIPE


NEW TONIGHT-

SHE RAN AWAY WITH HIM ACROSS THE COUNTRY-

AFTER HE KILLED HIS OWN FAMILY.

TONIGHT-

THE INVOLVEMENT JOYCELIN LUCK HAS IN THE MURDER OF A LEHIGH ACRES FAMILY. Return to index of stories...


TZ 7 2) FLORIDA CRIME-VOTOPS


MURDERS-SEX CRIMES- AND ROBBERIES.

ALL NEW AT SEVEN-

WE'LL BREAK DOWN HOW MUCH CRIME IS HAPPENING IN THE STATE.

AND THE MOST COMMON CRIMES RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


SPORTS OPEN Return to index of stories...


TAMPA BAY BUCS-POPMON


JOHNNY FOOTBALL ANYONE--- IT LOOKS LIKE THE BUCCANEERS ARE SAYING --- YES PLEASE--- ACCORDING TO ESPN--- JOHNNY MANZIEL IS ON THE BUCS SHORT LIST--- WITH THE 7TH OVERALL PICK--- NOW DEPENDING ON WHO YOU LISTEN TO. MANZIEL IS EITHER A FRANCHISE QUARTERBACK IN THE NFL. OR A HUGE RISK.ACTUALLY HE'S PROBABLY BOTH. WE'LL SOON FIND OUT Return to index of stories...


TAMPA BAY BUCS-VOTOPS


WE'LL ALSO FIND OUT WHAT THE BUCS DO WITH THEIR FIRST ROUND PICK--- MAY 8th--

UNTIL THEN THE CURRENT PLAYERS ARE GETTING READY FOR THE SEASON---

TODAY IS DAY TWO OF THE BUCS MINI-CAMP---

FOR NOW JOSH MCCOWN IS THE STARTING QUARTERBACK AND HE LIKES WHAT HE SEES Return to index of stories...


TAMPA BAY BUCS-SOTOPS


WAIT Return to index of stories...


BOWDEN-VOTOPS


COACHING LEGEND BOBBY BOWDEN IS COMING TO NAPLES

THE HALL OF FAME COACH-- WILL BE SPEAKING AT THE WALDORF ASTORIA --- FRIDAY MAY 16TH---

BOWDEN -- IS THE WINNINGEST COACH IN DIVISION ONE FOOTBALL -- WITH A PAIR OF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AT FLORIDA STATE Return to index of stories...


NAPLES GOLF-VIDBOX


IF YOU LIKE GOLF-- YOU'VE COME TO THE RIGHT PLACE---

TODAY NAPLES WAS VOTED THE 5TH BEST GOLF DESTINATION IN THE UNITED STATES---

IT WAS PART OF USA TODAY'S- --- VIEWER CHOICE AWARDS---

GREAT WEATHER AND NEARLY 100 COURSES TO CHOOSE FROM-- MAKES NAPLES ONE OF THE TOP SPOTS IN THE US Return to index of stories...


GREG NORMAN-VOTOPS


SPEAKING OF GOLF

THE SHARK--- GREG NORMAN WILL BECOME THE LEAD GOLF ANALYST FOR FOX SPORTS---

NORMAN WILL TEAM UP WITH JOE BUCK TO COVER THE USGA CHAMPIONSHIP--- IN 2015

NORMAN--- OF COURSE-- A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA REGULAR EVERY YEAR-- WHEN HE HOSTS THE FRANKLIN TEMPLETON SHOOTOUT Return to index of stories...


GREG NORMAN-SOTTOPS


WAIT Return to index of stories...


WRIGLEY FIELD-VOPOPM


HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO WRIGLEY FIELD-- THE OLD BALL PARK TURNS 100 TODAY-- IF YOU'RE A CUBS FAN-- THAT'S 100 YEARS OF HEART-ACHE--- FROM THE CURSE OF THE BILLY GOAT-- TO STEVE BARTMAN'S INTERFERENCE -- THE FRIENDLY CONFINES HAVE BEEN ANYTHING BUT---- FOR THE CUBS--- BUT WIN OR LOSE-- IT'S ALWAYS A PARTY AT WRIGLEY Return to index of stories...


WRIGLEY FIELD-VOTOPS


AND IN TRUE CHICAGO CUBS FASHION---

THE CUBS BLOW A 3 RUN LEAD IN THE 9TH

AND LOSE 7-5 -- HAPPY BIRTHDAY Return to index of stories...


MARLINS BRAVES-VOTOPS


MARLINS AT THE BRAVES THIS AFTERNOON----

8TH INNING TIED AT 1--- EVAN GATTIS ABOUT TO CHANGE ALL THAT --- ROPES A 2-RUN DOUBLE INTO THE CORNER--- 3-1 BRAVES

FOR GATTIS IT'S HIS SECOND GAME WINNING HIT THIS SERIES-- BRAVES WIN 3-1 Return to index of stories...


MIAMI HEAT-VOTOPS


THE MIAMI HEAT TIPPING OFF GAME 2 WITH THE CHARLOTTE BOBCATS IN ABOUT A HALF-HOUR--

THE HEAT LOOKING FOR THEIR 18TH STRAIGHT WIN OVER THE BOBCATS TONIGHT --- Return to index of stories...


MIAMI HEAT-SOTTOPS


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SFCA-VOTOPS


WE WERE AT SOUTH-WEST FLORIDA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY THIS AFTERNOON.

IT'S WHERE FOOTBALL TEAMMATES WHIT WIGGINS SIGNED WITH WHEATON COLLEGE IN ILLINOIS AND TYLER MANES WITH CAPITAL UNIVERSITY IN OHIO.

EXTRA SPECIAL BECAUSE THESE TWO HAVE BEEN CLOSE FRIENDS SINCE THE FOURTH GRADE. Return to index of stories...


FUN SPORTS-VOTOPS


NEW YORK GIANTS-- PUNTER STEVE WEATHERFORD IS GOING TO PROM------

HE GOT A TWEET--- FROM NEW JERSEY TEENAGER -- LAUREN DELBERT--- ASKING IF WEATHERFORD WOULD LIKE TO TACKLE PROM WITH HER----

WEATHERFORD HAD TO GET PERMISSION FROM HIS WIFE----

BY-THE-WAY-- LAUREN HAS A BOYFRIEND-- NOT SURE HOW HE FEELS ABOUT THAT Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE-4SHOT


4SHOTAD LIB GOODBYE Return to index of stories...