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DIRECTORS PAGE FIREWORKS SCROLL-CGTOPS
HEADLINES HECKARD WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP
HL1) ARTHUR UPDATE-VOTOPS WEATHER-PWC
HL3) RED WHITE AND BOOM-VOTOPS POT FARMERS MARKET-2-SHOT
ARTHUR CLIP-CLIP POT FARMERS MARKET
ARTHUR UPDATE-VO IN PLASMA NASCAR AD ON CAR-OTS
ARTHUR UPDATE-PKG DRONE FIREWORKS-VOTOPS
DAVID ARTHUR UPDATE-AT WX CENTER COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP
WORST DAY FOR DRUNK DRIVERS-OTS TEASE TWO-POP
DRUNK DRIVING ANNIVERSARY-VO TZ2 SPORTS-VO
DRUNK DRIVING ANNIVERSARY-SOTVO WORLD NEWS TEASE-BLK-SOT
FMPD PREPARING FOR 4TH-OTS SOT OTS TONIGHT AT 7 OPEN-CLIP
FIRE RIDEALONG-VOTOPS TZ 7 1) LOST PHONE LATEST-VOTOPS
FIRE RIDEALONG-SOTVO TZ 7 2) DANGEROUS FIREWORKS-VOTOPS
FLORIDA OFFICER SHOT-VO SPORTS OPEN-CLIP
MISSING BOATER-VOTOPS GERMANY FRANCE-VOTOPS
GAS PRICES-VO WORLD CUP-POPMON
GAS PRICES-SOTVO WORLD CUP-VOTOPS
RED WHITE AND BOOM-VO WIMBLEDON-VOTOPS
RED WHITE AND BOOM-SOTVO WIMBLEDON-SOTTOPS
FMB 4TH OF JULY PARADE-VO TWINS YANKEES-POPMON
FMB 4TH OF JULY PARADE-SOTVO TWINS YANKEES-VOTOPS
NAPLES CELEBRATES THE 4TH OF JULY-VO MIRACLE STONE CRABS-CGTOPS
NAPLES CELEBRATES THE 4TH OF JULY-SOTVO JAYLEN WATKINS-VOTOPS
KIDS EARS-CG JAYLEN WATKINS-SOTOPS
NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP ROSS CHASTAIN-VOTOPS
TEASE ONE FUN SPORTS-VOTOPS
TZ1 A POT FARMERS MARKET-VOTOPS GOODBYE-4SHOT
TZ1 B DRONE FIREWORKS-VOTOPS  


DIRECTORS PAGE


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HEADLINES


HURRICANE ARTHUR TORE THROUGH NORTH CAROLINA --

BUT THE DAMAGE WASN'T AS BAD AS EXPECTED.

NOW AT SIX --

WHY EVERYONE'S BREATHING A SIGH OF RELIEF BEHIND THE STORM, AND WHO'S WORRIED AHEAD OF IT.

DAVID WX TEASE

AND RIGHT NOW PEOPLE ARE GEARING UP FOR TONIGHTS FIREWORKS DISPLAYS.

IF YOU DON'T HAVE PLANS YET.

WE'LL LET YOU KNOW WHERE YOU CAN GO.

AND SOME OF THE BEST PLACES TO SEE THEM. Return to index of stories...


HL1) ARTHUR UPDATE-VOTOPS


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HL3) RED WHITE AND BOOM-VOTOPS


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ARTHUR CLIP-CLIP


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


ARTHUR UPDATE-VO IN PLASMA


TONIGHT, MANY IN NORTH CAROLINA ARE SAYING 'THAT WASN'T SO BAD.'

LAST NIGHT --

THE CATIGORY 2 STORM "ARTHUR" HAMMERED THEM WITH POWERFUL 100-MILE AN-HOUR WINDS AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

BUT --

IT HAS PASSED NOW AND LEFT BEHIND --

ONLY MINOR DAMAGE.

HERE'S SCOT GOLDBERG WITH YOUR BIG STORY. Return to index of stories...


ARTHUR UPDATE-PKG


SCRIPT:

ON WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH NORTH CAORLINA. THE FOURTH OF JULY BEGAN WITH THE

LOOK. AND FEEL. OF THE BEACH HOLIDAY. SO MANY WANTED - BUT DIDN'T

EXPECT.

BECAUSE THE NIGHT BEFORE. HURRICANE ARTHUR NAILED THE OUTER BANKS.

WITH THE FULL FORCE OF A CATEGORY TWO STORM. THE WIND BLOWING 100 MILES

AN HOUR

Wendy Shutler / Vacationing in Nags Head

"Now the beach can calm down so we can come back and enjoy the rest of the

vacation."

BY MORNING. THE WEAKENING STORM HAD TURNED AWAY FROM THE COAST.

LEAVING BEHIND CHOPPY WAVES. AND FLOODING DESCRIBED AS "SEVERE" IN SOME

SMALL TOWNS. BUT RELATIVELY FEW PEOPLE LOST POWER. AND THERE WERE

ONLY A FEW REPORTS OF SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE

NORTH CAORLINA'S GOVERNOR - WHO'D WARNED BEACHGOERS NOT TO PUT ON THEIR "

STUPID HATS" AS THE STORM APPROACHED. BEGAN HIS DAY WEARING A SMILE

WITH ROADS RE-OPENING AND HURRICANE WARNINGS LIFTING IN THE MID-ATLANTIC

CAPE COD WAS IN LINE TO BE ARTHUR'S NEXT TARGET

BUT THE STORM'S JOURNEY SO FAR PROVING TO BE MORE OF A DISRUPTION THAN A

DISASTER

Wendy Shutler / Vacationing in Nags Head

"Yeah, we're all safe and it was fun and a new experience."

THERE IS STILL A CONCERN ABOUT DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS UP AND DOWN THIS COAST

- AND THERE'S ALSO THE MAJOR BUMMER FACTOR: CITIES AND TOWNS LIKE THIS ONE

ARE POSTPONING THEIR FIREWORKS CELEBRATIONS BECAUSE OF THE WEATHER. SCOTT

GOLDBERG ABC NEWS SEASIDE HEIGHTS NEW JERSEY Return to index of stories...


DAVID ARTHUR UPDATE-AT WX CENTER


AT THE WX CENTER

HOT 4TH OF JULY WEEKEND

The weather this weekend will continue to feature hot and humid afternoon conditions marked with a few thunderstorms in the afternoon. Evening temperatures this weekend will continue to provide only a little relief as the thermometers dip to the mid/upper 70's in the morning.

Rain showers and thunderstorms have been elusive for the past few days and this forth of July afternoon is no exception. All the rain showers and thunderstorms are deep inland thanks to the persistent southwest steering winds. A few showers may pop up in the Gulf of Mexico this evening and drift onshore; however, I don't expect to track a lot of showers and most all the fireworks shows should go off without any weather problems.

Looking to Saturday and Sunday, the forecast calls for a few more afternoon storms to track each day. Chance for showers will still favor inland areas during the afternoon, but some early evening storms could build back to the coast around sunset. High temperatures both days will be in the 90's and it will continue to be humid. Return to index of stories...


WORST DAY FOR DRUNK DRIVERS-OTS


THE WORST DAY OF THE YEAR FOR DEADLY CAR CRASHES --

TODAY.

AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SAYS TWO IN EVERY FIVE DEADLY CRASHES ON JULY FOURTH --

INVOLVED DRUNK DRIVING. Return to index of stories...


DRUNK DRIVING ANNIVERSARY-VO


AND SADLY THAT WAS TRUE ONE YEAR AGO TODAY IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

NAPLES FIREFIGHTER COREY ADAMSKI AND HIS PREGNANT WIFE LOST THEIR UNBORN CHILD --

WHEN THEY WERE HIT BY A DRUNK DRIVER.

ADAMSKI'S WIFE HAD AN EMERGENCY C-SECTION--

BUT A FEW DAYS LATER, THEIR BABY HAD TO BE TAKEN OFF LIFE SUPPORT.

THE DRUNK DRIVER ALSO DIED.

ADAMSKI TOLD ABC7 LAST YEAR --

HE BLAMES THE ALCOHOL. Return to index of stories...


DRUNK DRIVING ANNIVERSARY-SOTVO


Corey Adamski/13:14 "They lost a family member, we lost a family member, it's a hard thing to deal with and we can understand that and sympathize that."

DEPUTIES SAY THE DRUNK DRIVER -- ROBERT BRIDWELL -- DIED INSTANTLY.

HE CROSSED THE CENTER LANE ON STATE ROAD 82 AND HIT THE ADAMSKIS.

DEPUTIES SAY HIS BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS ONE AND A HALF TIMES THE LEGAL LIMIT..

THEY SAY XANAX AND COCAINE WAS ALSO IN HIS SYSTEM.

TRIPLE-A HAS A CAMPAIGN CALLED TOW TO GO -

IT'S DESIGNED TO MAKE SURE EVERYONE MAKES IT HOME SAFE TONIGHT.

TO FIND OUT HOW IT WORKS-

JUST GO TO OUR WEBSITE ABC DASH SEVEN DOT COM AND CLICK ON SITES ON SEVEN. Return to index of stories...


FMPD PREPARING FOR 4TH-OTS SOT OTS


DRUNK DRIVING IS JUST ONE OF THE REASONS FORT MYERS OFFICERS WILL BE BUSY TONIGHT.

7:34 7:50

From six at night to six in the morning we run call to call handling all of the normal calls you get on top of the noise complaints the sounds of gunshots being fired, so those keep us very busy, That stretches our resources

OFFICERS ARE INCREASING PATROLS TO STOP DRUNK DRIVERS ON ROADS.

HERE'S ANOTHER ISSUE -- PEOPLE FIRING **GUNS** INTO THE AIR. DON'T DO THAT, PLEASE.

IT IS ILLEGAL, AND OFFICERS POINT OUT THE LAWS OF GRAVITY. WHAT GOES UP, MUST COME DOWN. Return to index of stories...


FIRE RIDEALONG-VOTOPS


TODAY ISN'T JUST A BUSY DAY FOR POLICE.

FIREFIGHTERS ARE ALSO STRETCHING THEIR RESOURCES.

ABC-7 RODE ALONG WITH LEHIGH ACRES FIREFIGHTER.

LEHIGH IS THE LARGEST AND BUSIEST DISTRICT IN LEE COUNTY.

WE WERE THERE AS THE FIRE DISTRICT GOT A CALL THAT FIREWORKS STARTED A BRUSH FIRE. Return to index of stories...


FIRE RIDEALONG-SOTVO


Chad Ketron, Acting Battalion Chief Lehigh Acres Fire District

:48:49 We were able to jump on it in time and get a good stop to

before it spread, and luckily it was in light fuel. we were actually

lucky today because if it was in heavier fuel it could have been a lot

worse."

SINCE THIS YEAR'S FOURTH IS ALSO A FRIDAY -- EMERGENCY RESPONDERS SAY THEY'LL LIKELY GET MORE CALLS. Return to index of stories...


FLORIDA OFFICER SHOT-VO


A FORT LAUDERDALE POLICE OFFICER IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION TONIGHT --

AFTER HE WAS SHOT IN THE PARKING LOT OF AN IRISH PUB.

AUTHORITIES SAY HE WAS RESPONDING TO A FIGHT BETWEEN A MAN AND A WOMAN IN A CAR.

AT SOME POINT --

THE MAN GOT OUT OF THE CAR AND SHOT AT THE OFFICER.

THE OFFICER WAS HIT BUT SHOULD RECOVER.

TURNS OUT THE MAN IN THE CAR WAS AN OFF-DUTY FORT LAUDERDALE DETECTIVE. Return to index of stories...


MISSING BOATER-VOTOPS


HAPPENING RIGHT NOW -- CREWS ARE SEARCHING FOR A MISSING BOATER.

THIS IS IN THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE.

COAST GUARD MEMBERS SAY THE MAN FELL OFF A BOAT IN PENSACOLA BAY LAST NIGHT.

THE CAPITAN TOOK FOUR PEOPLE OUT FISHING AND SAYS THE MAN DISAPPEARED. Return to index of stories...


GAS PRICES-VO


IF YOU'RE TRAVELING THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND- THEN YOU'RE ALREADY TOO FAMILIAR WITH THIS STORY.

ABC7 HAS LEARNED- RIGHT NOW DRIVERS ARE PAYING THE HIGHEST PRICE THEY'VE PAID FOR GAS IN SIX YEARS.

THE HIGH PRICE OF FUEL FORCING SOME TO CANCEL THEIR PLANS. Return to index of stories...


GAS PRICES-SOTVO


Tim finnegan/ driver

"Nope. Just staying in town. Not doing any traveling. I think the gas

prices had a little to do with that decision."

Amanda Helmick/ driver

"Less driving. Less going around. You have to kind I cut your budget

on what you do everyday."

THE GOOD NEWS-

RELIEF IS IN SIGHT.

TRIPLE A EXPERTS BELIEVE PRICES WILL BE DROPPING OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

EXPERTS ARE PARTLY BLAMING THE TENSION IN IRAQ FOR SOME OF THE PRICE HIKE. Return to index of stories...


RED WHITE AND BOOM-VO


HAPPENING RIGHT NOW --

TENS OF THOUSANDS ARE GATHERING IN CAPE CORAL FOR THE CITY'S ENORMOUS FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION.

RED WHITE AND BOOM HAS OFFICIALLY KICKED OFF AT THE CAPE CORAL BRIDGE.

THEY'RE EXPECTING 30-THOUSAND PEOPLE TODAY AND TONIGHT.

REMEMBER --

THIS POPULAR EVENT ALMOST DIDNT HAPPEN THIS YEAR.

BUT A COMPANY CALLED STORM SMART STEPPED UP TO HELP SPONSOR IT --

KEEPING ALIVE A CAPE TRADITION. Return to index of stories...


RED WHITE AND BOOM-SOTVO


Ralph santillo

Founder, veterans foundation

19:29 19:39

A lot of people from Cape Coral look forward to this. It's the one event during the year that they come and they have a little fun there's a lot of entertainment great fireworks every year

THOSE FIREWORKS ARE THE MAIN EVENT AT RED WHITE AND BOOM -

THE LARGEST DISPLAY IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

THE SHOW STARTS AT 9:30.

AND IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT TO THE CAPE --

WE'LL HAVE A FULL RUNDOWN OF TONIGHT'S FIREWORKS SHOWS COMING UP IN JUST A COUPLE MINUTES. Return to index of stories...


FMB 4TH OF JULY PARADE-VO


THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE TURNED OUT FOR THE FORT MYERS BEACH ANNUAL FOURTH OF JULY PARADE.

THOUSANDS BRAVED THE SWELTERING HEAT JUST TO GET A CHANCE TO SEE THE LINE OF EMERGENCY VEHICLES AND MUSCLE CARS MAKE THEIR WAY DOWN ESTERO BOULEVARD.

ONE FAMILY COMING ALL THE WAY FROM SWEDEN. Return to index of stories...


FMB 4TH OF JULY PARADE-SOTVO


0:36 - 0:43 -- Susanne Ringwall-Hast / From Sweden

"June 6th in Sweden is our National Day, but its nothing compared to this. This is great."

0:43 - 045 -- MOS

"The kids always love a good parade."

THE FUN DOESN'T STOP WITH THE PARADE --

IN JUST A FEW SHORT HOURS, ONCE THE SUN SETS, A FIREWORKS SHOW WILL BEGIN NEAR MATANZAS PASS. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES CELEBRATES THE 4TH OF JULY-VO


OUR CAMERAS CAPTURED JUST AS MUCH FUN IN NAPLES.

PEOPLE HEADED TO SUGDEN REGIONAL PARK FOR ICE CREAM --

BEFORE STAKING OUT SEATS FOR THE BIG FIREWORKS DISPLAY TONIGHT AT NAPLES PIER. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES CELEBRATES THE 4TH OF JULY-SOTVO


TAKE SOT

8

"What's your favorite part of Fourth of July?" "Well it's when I see the fireworks."

"Definitely the fireworks is the best part of course."

THE FIREWORKS LAUNCH TONIGHT AT 9:15 AT THE NAPLES PIER.

A SECRET --

THE BEST SEATS WILL BE ALONGSIDE THE CITY BEACH. Return to index of stories...


KIDS EARS-CG


IF YOU HAVE CHILDREN AND PLAN ON GOING TO THE FIREWORKS SHOWS TONIGHT-

ABC7 HAS SOME WAYS TO MAKE THE EXPERIENCE JOYFUL FOR YOUR TOTS. AND NOT FRIGHTENING.

IT'S IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER THEY HAVE VERY SENSITIVE HEARING SO IT'S A GOOD IDEA TO SIT FARTHER BACK --

COVER YOUR INFANT'S EARS WITH YOUR HANDS DURING THOSE FIREWORKS.

YOU CAN ALSO PLACE EARMUFFS ON TODDLERS.

OLDER CHILDREN CAN USE EAR PLUGS. Return to index of stories...


NEXT AT 6 OPEN-CLIP


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


TEASE ONE


A FIRST OF IT'S KIND FARMERS MARKET IN CALIFORNIA-

WE'LL LET YOU KNOW WHAT THEY'RE SELLING.

TO GIVE YOU A HINT.

IT WOULD BE VERY ILLEGAL HERE IN FLORIDA.

AND IT'S A ONE OF A KIND LOOK INSIDE A FIREWORKS DISPLAY.

STICK AROUND FOR THIS MUST SEE VIDEO.

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


TZ1 A POT FARMERS MARKET-VOTOPS


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TZ1 B DRONE FIREWORKS-VOTOPS


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FIREWORKS SCROLL-CGTOPS


BUT FIRST -- HERE'S A LOOK AT THE 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS CELEBRATIONS ACROSS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

YOU'LL ALSO FIND THE LIST ON OUR WEBSITE, NBC DASH-2 DOT-COM. Return to index of stories...


HECKARD WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP


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WEATHER-PWC


HOT 4TH OF JULY WEEKEND

The weather this weekend will continue to feature hot and humid afternoon conditions marked with a few thunderstorms in the afternoon. Evening temperatures this weekend will continue to provide only a little relief as the thermometers dip to the mid/upper 70's in the morning.

Rain showers and thunderstorms have been elusive for the past few days and this forth of July afternoon is no exception. All the rain showers and thunderstorms are deep inland thanks to the persistent southwest steering winds. A few showers may pop up in the Gulf of Mexico this evening and drift onshore; however, I don't expect to track a lot of showers and most all the fireworks shows should go off without any weather problems.

Looking to Saturday and Sunday, the forecast calls for a few more afternoon storms to track each day. Chance for showers will still favor inland areas during the afternoon, but some early evening storms could build back to the coast around sunset. High temperatures both days will be in the 90's and it will continue to be humid. Return to index of stories...


POT FARMERS MARKET-2-SHOT


IT' S A FIRST FOR THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES A CANNABIS FARMER'S MARKET OPENED TODAY.

AS MANY AS 50 POT VENDORS FROM ACROSS THE STATE SELLING THEIR PRODUCT TO PATIENTS APPROVED TO BUY POT.

AS BRANDI HITT FOND OUT-

SO FAR, CITY AND POLICE OFFICIALS HAVE NOT PUBLICLY OBJECTED TO THE EVENT. Return to index of stories...


POT FARMERS MARKET


*THIS* FARMERS MARKET IS NOW SELLING SOMETHING ELSE THAT'S GREEN --

MARIJUANA.

SOT -- Steve Lach, San Luis Obispo CA / "Might as well come here to buy and

sell." 2

YOU'RE LOOKING AT THE *FIRST EVER* CANNABIS FARMER'S MARKET OPEN FOR

BUSINESS IN LOS ANGELES.

HERE. DEALERS FROM ACROSS CALIFORNIA ARE SELLING "FARM TO TABLE POT".

WITH CUSTOMERS GETTING WHOLESALE PRICES DIRECTLY FROM VENDORS.

SOT -- Jamie Brown, Retired Army Veteran / "The idea is obviously to get

quality medicine as cheaply as possible uh. we have sample jars that

people can actually touch. and feel and smell."

NATS --

IT'S THE LATEST TREND IN A BOOMING BUSINESS.

NATS -- / "Form a single line."

IN WASHINGTON STATE. THERE ARE ALREADY MEDICAL MARIJUANA FARMER'S MARKETS.

SOT -- Joe Parker, Washington Marijuana Grower / "It's huge!"

THERE ARE ALSO HOME DELIVERY SERVICES IN WASHINGTON.

AND THIS NEW FOOD TRUCK IS EVEN COOKING UP WEED-LACED MEALS.

SOT -- Jeremy Cooper, Executive Chef Magical Butter / "We serve samiches.

and we always say samiches because that stands for savory accessible

marijuana infused culinary happiness."

AND IN COLORADO -- RECREATIONAL SALES HAVE ALSO *EXPLODED*. WITH THE STATE

RAKING IN NEARLY 11 MILLION DOLLARS IN TAX REVENUE DURING THE FIRST FOUR

MONTHS OF THIS YEAR.

AT THIS CALIFORNIA MARKET. YOU CAN FIND CANNABIS INFUSED OILS.

EVEN -- WAFFLES AND PIZZA LACED WITH MARIJUANA.

BUT WITHOUT A MEDICAL MARIJUANA CARD. AND MATCHING I-D. YOU'RE NOT

GETTING IN.

SOT -- Paizley Bradbury, California Heritage Market / "We verify through

the doctor that the doctor is good. so we have to follow all the rules."

4

THE MARIJUANA MARKET IS STAYING OPEN THROUGH THE 4TH OF JULY WEEKEND.

AND IF IT'S SUCCESSFUL. ORGANIZERS HOPE TO OPEN EVERY DAY.

BRANDI HITT -- ABC NEWS -- LOS ANGELES. Return to index of stories...


NASCAR AD ON CAR-OTS


NEW AT SIX --

A SUDDENT CHANGE TO A CAR IN TOMORROW'S COKE ZERO 400 AT DAYTONA.

JOSH WISE'S CAR WAS GOING TO HAVE A CAMPAIGN AD FOR FORMER GOVERNOR CHARLIE CRIST ON HIS CAR.

BUT THE REPUBLICAN PARTY COMPLAINED, SAYING IT VIOLATED THE THREE THOUSAND DOLLAR LIMIT ON CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.

ULTIMATELY, THE CAR OWNER DECIDED TO PULL THE AD.

HE SAYS IT'S BECAUSE THE CO-OWNER IS A REPUBLICAN WHO ISN'T COMFORTABLE WITH THE AD. Return to index of stories...


DRONE FIREWORKS-VOTOPS


HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO SEE WHAT IT'S LIKE INSIDE A FIREWORKS DISPLAY?

IT'S THE MUST-SEE VIDEO AS A PERSON FLYS THEIR DRONE THROUGH WEST PALM'S FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION.

PROBABLY SOMETHING YOU'VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE. Return to index of stories...


COMING UP NEXT OPEN-CLIP


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TEASE TWO-POP


TODAY AMERICA WILL PUT DOWN. 150 MILLION HOTDOGS. JOEY CHESTNUT TOOK CARE OF HALF OF THAT TODAY. WINNING THE NATHAN'S HOTDOG EATING CONTEST ONCE AGAIN

PLUS IT'S A NATIONAL HOLIDAY IN BRAZIL AS WELL-- AFTERALL -- THEIR SOCCER TEAM IS PLAYING--- AND TRYING TO GET TO WORLD CUP SEMI-FINALS 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) LOST PHONE LATEST-VOTOPS


THE DESPERATE PLEA BY THIS LOCAL WOMAN.

HER CELL PHONE -- WITH PICTURES OF HER DECEASED SON -- STOLEN.

AT SEVEN --

COMMUNITY MEMBERS, HELPING A GRIEF-STRICKEN MOTHER. Return to index of stories...


TZ 7 2) DANGEROUS FIREWORKS-VOTOPS


PLUS --

YOU'D NEVER THINK THESE ARE THE MOST DANGEROUS FIREWORK ON THE MARKET.

TONIGHT --

THE STAGGERING STATS YOU NEED TO KNOW -- BEFORE YOUR 4-TH OF JULY CELEBRATION, TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS OPEN-CLIP


SPORTS OPEN Return to index of stories...


GERMANY FRANCE-VOTOPS


HAPPY 4TH EVERYONE-- NOTHING SAYS FOURTH OF JULY QUITE LIKE A SOCCER MATCH BETWEEN GERMANY AND FRANCE---

1ST HALF-- OFF THE FREE KICK-- MATS HUMMELS --- FINDS THE NET WITH THE BACK OF HIS HEAD--- THAT PUT GERMANY UP 1-0

---- AND THAT WAS IT--- GERMANY OFF TO THE WORLD CUP SEMI FINALS FOR THE 4TH STRAIGHT TIME--- Return to index of stories...


WORLD CUP-POPMON


WITH THE WORLD CUP---- COMES BETTTING. A LOT OF BETTING. WE WILL SPEND 10 BILLION DOLLARS MAKING WAGERS ON THIS YEAR'S CUP. FROM HOW MANY RED CARDS WILL BE GIVEN. TO HOW MANY PLAYERS WILL CRY----. BUT PERHAPS--- THE SAFEST BET--- IS TO PUT MONEY ON BRAZIL--- THEY'VE WON 5 WORLD CUPS ALREADY-- AND THEY ARE THE HOST COUNTRY Return to index of stories...


WORLD CUP-VOTOPS


BRAZIL TAKING ON COLUMBIA ----

AND THE BRAZILIANS WERE NOT WASTING ANYTIME-- OFF THE CORNER KICK--- THIAGO SILVA---- GETS LOOSE IN THE BOX--- 6 MINUTES IN-- 1-0 BRAZIL---

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WIMBLEDON-VOTOPS


FROM BRAZIL TO LONDON--- AND THE SEMI-FINALS AT WIMBLEDON----

GRIGOR DIMITROV--- WAS FRUSTRATING NOVAK DJOKOVIC-- TODAY---

BUT NOVAK-- EVENTUALLY GOT IT TOGETHER-- WINNING IN 4 SETS---

SO DJOKOVIC-- MOVING ON TO THE FINALS TO FACE-- ROGER FEDERER---

FEDERER--- TOOK CARE OF MILOS IN STRAIGHT SETS---

FEDERER WILL BE LOOKING FOR HIS 8TH WIMBLEDON-- TITLE-- SO DJOKOVIC KNOWS THE CHALLLENGE Return to index of stories...


WIMBLEDON-SOTTOPS


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TWINS YANKEES-POPMON


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TWINS YANKEES-VOTOPS


LET'S GO TO TARGET FIELD---

YANKEES NOT FOOLING AROUND IN THIS ONE---- JACOBY ELLSBURY-- SERVES ONE TO RIGHT-- 2-RUNS SCORE--- 6-1 YANKEES IN THE SECOND---

TWINS WOULD RALLY---- Return to index of stories...


MIRACLE STONE CRABS-CGTOPS


THE FORT MYERS MIRACLE -- HAD 3 HITS TODAY--- BUT THEY MADE THEM COUNT----

MIRACLE WIN 6-1 OVER CHARLOTTE -- THANKS IN LARGE PART TO ADAM BRETT WALKERS GRAND SLAM-- HIS 3RD OF THE YEAR--- Return to index of stories...


JAYLEN WATKINS-VOTOPS


CAPE CORAL GRAD JAYLEN WATKINS IS BACK IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA GETTING READY FOR HIS ROOKIE SEASON IN THE NFL----

--- HE WAS DRAFTED IN THE 4TH ROUND BY THE PHILADELPHIA EAGLES--- JOINING FELLOW CAPE CORAL GRAD-- NATE ALLEN---- IN THE EAGLES DEFENSIVE BACKFIELD---

--- JAYLEN SAYS -- ADJUSTING TO LIFE IN THE BIG LEAGUES IS TOUGH-- SO HAVING A FRIENDLY FACE IN THE LOCKERROOM CERTAINLY HELPS Return to index of stories...


JAYLEN WATKINS-SOTOPS


WAIT Return to index of stories...


ROSS CHASTAIN-VOTOPS


ALVA NATIVE-- ROSS CHASTAIN WILL BE BEHIND THE WHEEL TONIGHT AT THE SUBWAY FIRERCRACKER 250--- AS PART OF NASCARS-- NATIONWIDE SERIES---

CHASTAIN WILL BE DRIVING IN HIS BACK UP CAR-- AFTER A WRECK DURING QUALIFYING---

-- HE WILL RACE FROM THE 33RD POSITION--- Return to index of stories...


FUN SPORTS-VOTOPS


FINAL STOP CONEY ISLAND---

LET'S EAT SOME HOTDOGS. HOW ABOUT 61 OF THEM.

JOEY CHESTNUT. DOES IT AGAIN. WINS THE NATHANS HOTDOG EATING CONTEST FOR THE 8TH YEAR IN A ROW.

TODAY HE PUT DOWN 61--- WHICH IS NOT A RECORD -- BUT IT IS DISGUSTING--

BY THE WAY--- CHESTNUT -- PROPOSED TO HIS GIRLFRIEND BEFORE THE CONTEST--- SHE SAID YES -- THEN SAID STUFF YOUR FACE WITH QUESTIONABLE MEAT--- Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE-4SHOT


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