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DIRECTORS PAGE SENATOR NELSON IN SWFL-SOTVO
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS NELSON ON E CIGARETTES-SOTVO
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS YOUR VOICE YOUR VOTE-CLIP
HL1) RECORDING ARRESTS-VO-WIPE LARRY AGUILAR DAY OF ACTION-BNC-VO
HL2) LONGER SCHOOL DAYS-VO-WIPE RICK SCOTT DODGES QUESTION-SOT-OC
HL3) TRACKING SHARKS-VO-WIPE LEE COUNTY GOP COMMISSION-CG
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP GOLDEN GATE CANDIDATE FORUM-CG
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL CHARCO FIRE HEROES-VO-WIPE
GOOD MORNING-CLIP 2SHOT PUSH CHARCO FIRE HEROES-SOTVO
RECORDING ARRESTS-VOTOPS STREET LIGHTS & CRIME-VO
RECORDING ARRESTS-SOTVO MOORINGS PARK THEFT-SS
DANIEL PROCTOR SENTENCING-VO-WIPE DISTRACTED DRIVING-VO
DANIEL PROCTOR SENTENCING-SOTVO MOSQUITO OUTLOOK-TRX-VOTOPS
3 YEAR OLD KILLED SENTENCING-(4)SS-WIPE SWFL TURTLE NESTS-VO
SEARCH FOR ACCUSED FELON-SSTOPS-VO-SS COLLIER PYTHONS-VO
PINE MANOR ROBBERY-VOTOPS 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
LONGER SCHOOL DAYS-VO 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
MISS FLORIDA JUNIOR TEEN-POP-VO STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
MISS FLORIDA JUNIOR TEEN-SOTVO STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
STORM DRAIN SAFETY-EANIBOX-FLY TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
BOATING DANGERS-SOTVO PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT
SANIBEL PRESCRIBED BURNS-VO-CG GOODWILL MOBILE JOB LINK-SS (3)
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO TOSS TO CLIFTON-CLIP 2SHOT
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO LIVE SHOT-REM LIVE
STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS LIVE SHOT-VO-CG
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL LIVE SHOT-REM LIVE
TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS
PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR
LAST DAY FOR SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE-CG-BNR FAT GUY APOLOGY-VO-WIPE
WAWA GROUNDBREAKING-CG FAT GUY APOLOGY-SOTVO
WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS 711 FREE APP GIVEAWAY-SS
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL POSSIBLE I PHONE 6 DELAY-OTS
MAN VIRAL VIDEO ON HOT CAR-TRX-NATVOTOPS KISS IN LAS VEGAS-VO
LOOK BEFORE YOU LOCK-TCMON-VO-WIPE PAUL MCCARTNEY SELFIE-TRX-SOTVOTOPS
LOOK BEFORE YOU LOCK-SOTVO CHILD WAKES UP AT OWN FUNERAL-VO
DISNEY MONORAIL FOLLOW-EANIBOX-FLY BRANDS LIKELY TO DISAPPEAR-SS
FL MOVIE THEATER SHOOTING-TRX-SOTVOTOPS SUMMER IDENTITY THEFT-VIDBOX
BERGDAHL BACK-VO HOME DEPOT SELLING 3D PRINTERS-VO
ISRAEL AND GAZA-VO 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
GIANT SNAILS INTERCEPTED-VO 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
WHY THERE ARE MORE SHARKS-TC MON-VOFULL TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-WIPE-SIG ALERT STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-WIPE-SIG ALERT STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS
AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT
STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL SURPRISE HAIL STORM-NATSVO
STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS FL SPACEX ROCKET LAUNCH-NATSVO
PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT LET'S GET MARRIED AT MCDONALDS-SS (3)
TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP
BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS TS 1) OIL DRILLING DEADLINE-VOTOPS-WIPE
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS TS 2) DANIEL PROCTOR SENTENCING-VOTOPS-WIPE
HL1) OIL DRILLING-VO-WIPE TS 3) FLOODING DRAINS-VOTOPS-WIPE
HL2) COLLIER PYTHONS-VO-WIPE TS 4) LONGER SCHOOLS DAYS-VOTOPS-WIPE
HL3) MARRIED AT MCDONALDS-SS-WIPE TS 5) SCHOOL SUPPLY DROP OFF-CGTOPS-WIPE
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP TS 6) WAWA GROUNDBREAKING-VOTOPS-WIPE
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-3SH-WEB ANI
GOOD MORNING-CLIP 2SHOT END TIME
SENATOR NELSON IN SWFL-VO-WIPE  


DIRECTORS PAGE


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5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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HL1) RECORDING ARRESTS-VO-WIPE


AN INTERNAL INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS SPARKED A DEBATE-

ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT YOU CAN RECORD POLICE OFFICERS.

WE'LL TELL YOU WHY THE POLICE OFFICERS ARE UNDER INVESTIGATION THIS MORNING. Return to index of stories...


HL2) LONGER SCHOOL DAYS-VO-WIPE


AND GET READY FOR THE BELL

LONGER SCHOOL DAYS ARE ON THE WAY.FOR STUDENTS IN COLLIER AND LEE COUNTIES.

BUT ONLY SOME.

WHICH SCHOOLS ARE NOT PERFORMING AND GETTING EXTRA CLASS TIME Return to index of stories...


HL3) TRACKING SHARKS-VO-WIPE


ABC-7 IS TRACKING SHARKS!

WHY MORE GREAT WHITES ARE SHOWING UP ON SHORE.

AND WHERE THEY ARE THIS MORNING.

IT'S ON YOUR ABC-7 MORNING NEWS-

WHICH STARTS RIGHT NOW! Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS

Our winds will come from the west and southwest Tuesday, even during the morning hours. This setup is called "onshore flow" and when it happens it changes the weather pattern and when we expect rain in Southwest Florida.

This morning, thanks to winds coming from the Gulf of Mexico, we'll have the chance for seeing showers and even a few thunderstorms as we finish the morning and through the midday time frame. Downpours in the Gulf of Mexico will work their way onshore. Though many of these areas of rain will weaken once they get on land, you'll want to keep this in mind if you're outside later this morning.

Our onshore wind flow pattern will stay in play through Thursday. This means we stand the chance for some rain in the morning each of the next few days, with only isolated chances in the afternoon. In terms of coverage, our afternoon rain chances will be most abundant for communities along and east of I-75.

Temperatures this week look seasonally warm. Highs are expected in the low 90s through Thursday. Then they will go back up closer to the mid 90s by Friday.

TROPICAL UPDATE

No tropical cyclones are active in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea or Gulf of Mexico. No storm development is expected in the next three to five days. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-CLIP 2SHOT PUSH


ABC-7 IS WAITING TO HEAR THE RESULTS OF AN INTERNAL AFFAIRS INVESTIGATION BY THE CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT INTO ALLEGATIONS OF POLICE BRUTALITY.

GOOD MORNING AND THANKS FOR JOINING US-

I'M AMY SEDLACEK.

AND I'M ROB EVANS.

AS WE WAIT TO HEAR WHAT HAPPENS-

ABC-7 WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO RECORD POLICE DOING THEIR JOB. Return to index of stories...


RECORDING ARRESTS-VOTOPS


IT'S DIFFICULT TO SEE WHAT'S GOING ON IN THIS DARK CELL PHONE VIDEO, BUT IT'S EASY TO *HEAR---

CAPE CORAL POLICE ARE TRYING TO ARREST 20 YEAR OLD TRAVIS ROBEY AFTER THEY SAY HE RAN.

HIS FRIEND IMMEDIATELY PULLED OUT HIS CELL PHONE AND STARTED RECORDING WHAT HE SAYS IS POLICE BRUTALITY.

CAPE CORAL POLICE SAY, ACCORDING TO FLORIDA LAW, POLICE OFFICERS DO *NOT HAVE TO BE TOLD WHEN THEY'RE BEING RECORDED. Return to index of stories...


RECORDING ARRESTS-SOTVO


SGT. DANA COSTON CAPE CORAL PD

As long as the videographer is not interfering with the officer who is

conducting his duties and they're not breaking the law to get that

video then the officers can he video taped doing whatever they're

doing.

21:07:02-21:06:16

ROBEY FACES SEVERAL CHARGES INCLUDING BATTERY ON LAW ENFORCEMENT AND RESISITING ARREST -- AS WELL AS SOME DRUG CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


DANIEL PROCTOR SENTENCING-VO-WIPE


A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MAN WILL SPEND 25 YEARS IN PRISON FOR BRUTALLY MURDERING HIS EX WIFE.

EARLIER THIS MONTH --

DANIEL PROCTOR PLEADED GUILTY TO KILLING MARINER MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER AMY PATTERSON.

MONDAY A JUDGE ACCEPTED A PLEA DEAL THAT SPARED HIM FROM A POSSIBLE LIFE SENTENCE.

PATTERSON'S BROTHER TOLD THE JUDGE - THE SENTENCE IS NOT ENOUGH. Return to index of stories...


DANIEL PROCTOR SENTENCING-SOTVO


Dean Gunther II/ BROTHER - "it is beyond our comprehension how a person could do this to another human being, but clearly it's not beyond Proctor's comprehension.

PROCTOR WILL NEVER GET OUT OF PRISON.

HE'S CURRENTLY SERVING TWO LIFE SENTENCES IN ALABAMA FOR OTHER CRIMES. Return to index of stories...


3 YEAR OLD KILLED SENTENCING-(4)SS-WIPE


A LEE COUNTY MAN WILL SERVE 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR HIS ROLE IN THE DEATH OF HIS THREE-YEAR-OLD STEP-SON.

MONDAY DOUGLAS GARRIGUS PLEADED GUILTY TO AGGRAVATED MANSLAUGHTER.

3 YEAR OLD MICHAEL MCMULLEN DIED LAST OCTOBER.

PROSECUTORS SAY GARRIGUS AND OTHERS WRAPPED HIM IN A BLANKET AS PUNISHMENT.

--BEFORE HE SUFFOCATED.

IN MAY --

HIS BABYSITTER DONELLA TRAINOR PLEADED NO CONTEST TO HOMICIDE.

SHE'S SERVING 20 YEARS IN PRISON.

THE TODDLER'S GRANDMOTHER -- GALE WATKINS -- IS STILL AWAITING TRIAL. Return to index of stories...


SEARCH FOR ACCUSED FELON-SSTOPS-VO-SS


RIGHT NOW DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR THIS MAN -- OCTAVIUS PULLEN.

HE WAS ARRESTED LAST WEEK AFTER A HIGH SPEED CHASE.

THIS MORNING-

HE'S NOW WANTED ON ROBBERY CHARGES.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED PULLEN AND ANOTHER MAN.

AFTER THEY LED THEM ON A HIGH SPEED CHASE FROM FORT MYERS TO LEHIGH ACRES.

PULLEN GOT OUT ON BOND.

IF YOU KNOW WHERE HE IS -- CALL CRIMESTOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


PINE MANOR ROBBERY-VOTOPS


A LEE COUNTY WOMAN SAYS A MAN BROKE INTO HER HOUSE AND ATTACKED HER WITH A CROWBAR.

IT HAPPENED ON NORTH PINE DRIVE -- IN THE PINE MANOR COMMUNITY ON SUNDAY NIGHT.

THE WOMAN CLAIMS HER ATTACKER GOT IN THROUGH A WINDOW AND HIT HER IN THE FACE.

SHE ESCAPED AND RAN TO A NEIGHBOR WHO CALLED 9-1-1.

DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING THIS AS A ROBBERY AND THEY SAY THEY THINK THEY KNOW WHO DID IT. Return to index of stories...


LONGER SCHOOL DAYS-VO


AFTER NOT MEETING F-DOT STANDARDS-

SEVEN SCHOOLS IN COLLIER COUNTY-

ALONG WITH NINE OTHERS IN LEE COUNTY ARE GETTING AN EXTRA HOUR OF SCHOOL EVERYDAY.

THE STATE MANDATES THAT TEACHERS USE THAT TIME FOR READING INSTRUCTION.

ON AVERAGE THEY SAY IT COSTS ABOUT 300-THOUSAND DOLLARS PER SCHOOL

WE HAVE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AFFECTED ON OUR WEBSITE-

ABC-7.COM. Return to index of stories...


MISS FLORIDA JUNIOR TEEN-POP-VO


A NAPLES TEEN IS ON HER WAY TO COMPETING IN THE NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT.

SUNDAY. 15-YEAR-OLD JULIA ROWLAND WON THE TITLE OF FLORIDA JUNIOR TEEN QUEEN.

SHE COMPETED AGAINST OTHER YOUNG WOMEN FROM ACROSS THE STATE.

ROWLAND IS USED TO PERFORMING.

SHE'S A COMPETITIVE FIGURE SKATER AND TRAINS DAILY AT GERMAIN ARENA.

THIS WAS ONLY HER SECOND PAGEANT EVER. Return to index of stories...


MISS FLORIDA JUNIOR TEEN-SOTVO


I was in total shock it was amazing I just did not expect it and I was so grateful

IN NOVEMBER - THE NAPLES TEEN WILL COMPETE AGAINST OTHER STATE TITLE HOLDERS.

CALIFORNIA IS HOSTING THE NATIONAL AMERICAN JUNIOR MISS PAGEANT. Return to index of stories...


STORM DRAIN SAFETY-EANIBOX-FLY


FORT MYERS CITY LEADERS ARE LOOKING TO AVOID TROUBLE THIS RAINY SEASON.

CREWS HAVE ALREADY STARTED REPAIRING DRAIN PIPES ON MCGREGOR BOULEVARD.

BUT THEY MAY SOON BE GOING INTO NEIGHBORHOODS TO DO THE SAME.

CITY COUNCIL IS CONSIDERING TO SPEND HALF A MILLION DOLLARS NEAR MCGREGOR AND OLMEDA WAY.

THEIR GOAL IS TO MAKE SURE DRAINS ARE SAFE AND WORKING PROPERLY.

JUST LAST YEAR --

A 5-YEAR-OLD BOY SURVIVED BEING SUCKED INTO A DRAIN NEAR THIS AREA. Return to index of stories...


BOATING DANGERS-SOTVO


THE STATISTICS ARE STAGGERING-

ABC-7 IS TRACKING BOATING DANGERS FOR YOU THIS MORNING.

SHEDDING LIGHT ON WATER PROBLEMS RIGHT HERE IN FLORIDA.

Radio: "We have a serious collision out here. /and a boat is breaking apart."

IN 20-13 -- THERE WERE MORE THAN 4-THOUSAND BOATING INCIDENTS IN THE U-S.

A WHOPPING 736 IN FLORIDA.

84-PERCENT OF THOSE -- WERE *NOT WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

EARLIER THIS MONTH --

FOUR PEOPLE DIED WHEN THREE BOATS COLLIDED NEAR MIAMI. Return to index of stories...


SANIBEL PRESCRIBED BURNS-VO-CG


LOOKING AHEAD TODAY-

IF YOU SEE SMOKE FROM SANIBEL IT'S BECAUSE OF CONTROLLED BURNS ON THE ISLAND.

HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.

TARPON BAY EXPLORERS WILL NOT RENT KAYAKS, BIKES OR PADDLE BOARDS.

THE BIKE PATH FROM TARPON BAY TO RABBIT ROAD IS CLOSED.

DRIVERS CAN STILL USE ROADS.

FIRE OFFICIALS ALSO TELL US PEOPLE SHOULD STAY INDOORS AND COVER UP OUTDOOR FURNITURE.

THE CONTROLLED BURNS ARE SET FOR TODAY AND WEDNESDAY--

WEATHER PERMITTING. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


MOMS YOU'RE TOUGH

A COUGH, WHEEZE, SNEEZE.YOU TEND TO IGNORE

BUT HERE ARE SOME THINGS YOU SHOULDN'T

DOCTORS SAYING THEY COULD BE LITTLE CLUES.TO CATCHING CANCER EARLY

THIS COMING FROM READER'S DIGEST.

CHRONIC COUGHING OR CHEST PAIN AND SHORTNESS OF BREATH

FREQUENT FEVERS OR INFECTIONS

DIFFICULITY SWALLOWING

SWOLLEN LYMP NODES, OR LUMPS ON YOUR NECK, UNDERARM OR GROIN

EXCESSIVE BRUISING

CONSTANT FATIGUE

ANY OF THESE MAY BE A REASON TO GO TO YOUR DOCTOR.

REMEMBER TO TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF TOO! Return to index of stories...


6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


MOMS YOU'RE NOT ALLOWED TO BE SICK

WHO'S GOING TO DO EVERYTHING.

BUT IT'S IMPORTANT YOU LISTEN TO YOUR BODY,

HERE'S SOME OF THE TOP WARNING SIGNS WOMEN MISS

WHEN DETECTING CANCER EARLY.

THIS IS COMING FROM READER'S DIGEST

ABDOMINAL PAIN OR BLOATING AND WEIGHT GAIN AROUND YOUR MIDDLE

LACK OF APPETITE.ALWAYS FEELING FULL

OR UNEXPLAINED WEIGHT LOSS

NAGGING STOMACH ACHE ALL THE TIME

FACIAL SWELLING

A SORE THAT DOESN'T HEAL OR EASILY BLEEDS

ALL THESE IF PERSISTANT COULD BE SIGNS TO GO SEE A DOCTOR Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS

Our winds will come from the west and southwest Tuesday, even during the morning hours. This setup is called "onshore flow" and when it happens it changes the weather pattern and when we expect rain in Southwest Florida.

This morning, thanks to winds coming from the Gulf of Mexico, we'll have the chance for seeing showers and even a few thunderstorms as we finish the morning and through the midday time frame. Downpours in the Gulf of Mexico will work their way onshore. Though many of these areas of rain will weaken once they get on land, you'll want to keep this in mind if you're outside later this morning.

Our onshore wind flow pattern will stay in play through Thursday. This means we stand the chance for some rain in the morning each of the next few days, with only isolated chances in the afternoon. In terms of coverage, our afternoon rain chances will be most abundant for communities along and east of I-75.

Temperatures this week look seasonally warm. Highs are expected in the low 90s through Thursday. Then they will go back up closer to the mid 90s by Friday.

TROPICAL UPDATE

No tropical cyclones are active in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea or Gulf of Mexico. No storm development is expected in the next three to five days. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT


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LAST DAY FOR SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE-CG-BNR


LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS ARE STILL LOOKING FOR DONATIONS FOR THEIR SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE.

THE FOUNDATION FOR LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS TAKING ANYTHING YOU MIGHT HAVE TO OFFER.

ANY EXTRA OFFICE SUPPLIES-

INCLUDING PAPER, PENS, NOTEBOOKS, FOLDERS.

WE HAVE A LIST OF WHAT YOU CAN DONATE AND WERE YOU CAN DROP IT OFF. ON OUR WEBSITE.

ABC DASH SEVEN DOT COM.

CLICK SITES ON SEVEN. Return to index of stories...


WAWA GROUNDBREAKING-CG


YOU CAN JOIN THE WAWA GROUNDBREAKING TODAY IN FORT MYERS.

WAWA IS JUST THE LATEST BUSINESS MAKING ITS WAY TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

STARTING AT 10-

COMMUNITY MEMBERS WILL BE JOINED BY EXECUTIVES AT THE SITE FOR THE FIRST WAWA STORE.

AT 11-

THERE WILL BE LUNCH HOSTED AT HARBORSIDE. Return to index of stories...


WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS

Our winds will come from the west and southwest Tuesday, even during the morning hours. This setup is called "onshore flow" and when it happens it changes the weather pattern and when we expect rain in Southwest Florida.

This morning, thanks to winds coming from the Gulf of Mexico, we'll have the chance for seeing showers and even a few thunderstorms as we finish the morning and through the midday time frame. Downpours in the Gulf of Mexico will work their way onshore. Though many of these areas of rain will weaken once they get on land, you'll want to keep this in mind if you're outside later this morning.

Our onshore wind flow pattern will stay in play through Thursday. This means we stand the chance for some rain in the morning each of the next few days, with only isolated chances in the afternoon. In terms of coverage, our afternoon rain chances will be most abundant for communities along and east of I-75.

Temperatures this week look seasonally warm. Highs are expected in the low 90s through Thursday. Then they will go back up closer to the mid 90s by Friday.

TROPICAL UPDATE

No tropical cyclones are active in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea or Gulf of Mexico. No storm development is expected in the next three to five days. Return to index of stories...


MAN VIRAL VIDEO ON HOT CAR-TRX-NATVOTOPS


"it's 86 to 90 degrees outside and I am sitting in the car with the

windows rolled up."

A NORTH CAROLINA DAD WANTS PARENTS EVERYWHERE TO ALWAYS THINK OF THEIR CHILDREN.

AND TERRY BARTLEY WAS SO ADAMANT -- HE BAKED INSIDE A HOT CAR TO PROVE IT.

HE POSTED THIS VIDEO ONLINE -- CALLING IT THE HOT CAR CHALLENGE.

HE SAYS HE WAS DRENCHED IN SWEAT AND COULD BARELY BREATHE AFTER JUST A FEW MINUTES. Return to index of stories...


LOOK BEFORE YOU LOCK-TCMON-VO-WIPE


FIVE CHILDREN WERE REPORTEDELY LOCKED IN HOT CARS JUST LAST WEEK IN FLORIDA.

SO --

D-C-F IS ROLLING OUT A NEW "LOOK BEFORE YOU LOCK" CAMPAIGN.

ALL FIVE CHILDREN SURVIVED, BUT SOME WERE HOSPITALIZED.

TO KEEP YOUR KIDS SAFE THIS SUMMER --

THE STATE RECOMMENDS NEVER LETTING YOUR CHILDREN PLAY NEAR CARS--

AND CHECK THE BACK SEAT BEFORE YOU GET OUT. Return to index of stories...


LOOK BEFORE YOU LOCK-SOTVO


4:01-:08

"Ever since I became a mom of twins I've never just forgotten my kids

in the car. I don't know you could forget about a living human

being in your car."

SINCE 20-13 SEVEN CHILDREN HAVE DIED FROM BEING LEFT IN A HOT CAR.

FOUR RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


DISNEY MONORAIL FOLLOW-EANIBOX-FLY


WE NOW KNOW LIGHTNING IS THE OFFICIAL CAUSE OF A POWER OUTAGE RESULTING IN THE EMERGENCY EVACUATION OF THE MONORAIL AT DISNEY WORLD.

LIGHTNING HIT THE TRACKS AND CAUSED POWER TO FAIL ON THE RIDE.

ABOUT 120 PASSENGERS WERE ON-BOARD.

IT TOOK CREWS MORE THAN 30 MINUTES TO BRING IN CHERRY PICKERS TO GET THE PASSENGERS TO THE GROUND SAFELY.

About 120 passengers were evacuated from a Walt Disney World monorail Sunday

evening due to a weather-related power outage.

The monorail stopped on a stretch of track between the Transportation and

Ticket Center and Disney's Wilderness Lodge.

Workers spent about 30 minutes trying to restart the monorail to return it

to a station to unload the passengers, officials said.

Once those measures proved unsuccessful, the Reedy Creek Fire Department

spent an hour evacuating the passengers from the monorail using a special

stairwell device and other vehicles equipped with platforms, Assistant Chief

Bo Jones said.

No one was injured, and there were no medical emergencies.

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FL MOVIE THEATER SHOOTING-TRX-SOTVOTOPS


1:32-

Richard Escobar/Reeves' Defense Attorney

"At the end of a long journey we're here, he's free. He's where he should be."

THAT'S THE DEFENSE ATTORNEY FOR THE FORMER FLORIDA POLICE OFFICER -- ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AND KILLING A MAN OVER TEXTING INSIDE A TAMPA BAY MOVIE THEATER.

CURTIS REEVES IS OUT ON BOND.

AS PART OF HIS RELEASE --

HE CAN ONLY LEAVE HIS HOUSE FOR THREE REASONS.

TO GO TO CHURCH, THE DOCTOR OR THE GROCERY STORE.

HE ALSO HAS TO TURN OVER ANY GUNS.

REEVES CLAIMS HE FIRED IN SELF-DEFENSE, KILLING FATHER CHAD OULSEN. Return to index of stories...


BERGDAHL BACK-VO


IT HAS BEEN SIX WEEKS SINCE FORMER P-O-W BOWE BERGDAHL WAS RELEASED BY THE TALIBAN --

NOW - AFTER 45 DAYS OF INTENSIVE TREATMENT --

THE ARMY IS PUTTING BERGDAHL *BACK* ON REGULAR DUTY--

SAYING HE WILL NOT BE TREATED ANY DIFFERENTLY THAN OTHER SOLDIERS.

BERGDAHL'S RETURN TO REGULAR DUTY ALSO MEANS THAT THE ARMY CAN BEGIN THE

MOST SENSITIVE PART OF ITS INVESTIGATION--

QUESTIONING HIM ABOUT *HOW HE BECAME A TALIBAN PRISONER IN THE FIRST PLACE. Return to index of stories...


ISRAEL AND GAZA-VO


PRESSURE IS MOUNTING THIS MORNING FROM AROUND THE WORLD FOR ISRAEL AND HAMAS TO REACH A CEASEFIRE.

AND NEW RIGHT NOW-

ISRAEL HAS ACCEPTED AN EGYPTIAN PROPOSAL FOR A CEASE-FIRE.

HAMAS HAS REJECTED IT.

--AS THE CONFLICT ON THE GROUND IS TAKING A DANGEROUS NEW TURN.

HAMAS IS CLAIMING THAT A FLOCK OF DRONES WOULD BE DEPLOYED DEEP INTO ISRAEL.

30,000 ISRAELI RESERVISTS HAVE ALREADY BEEN CALLED UP--

WHILE EVERYONE IS WAITING TO SEE WHAT COMES NEXT. Return to index of stories...


GIANT SNAILS INTERCEPTED-VO


U-S CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION INTERCEPTED SOME INTERESTING CARGO IN LOS ANGELES.

YOU CAN CALL IT ES-CAR-GO.

THESE ARE 67 LIVE SNAILS!

THE SNAILS ARRIVED FROM NIGERIA, BOUND FOR CALIFORNIA.

A TEAM OF *ENTEMOLOGISTS IDENTIFIED THEM AS GIANT AFRICAN SNAILS. AN EXTREMELY INVASIVE SPECIES.

THEY'LL EAT ANYTHING FROM FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, TO PAINT AND STUCCO OFF HOUSES.

THE SNAILS HAVE BEEN TRANSFERRED TO A *U-S-D-A* STATION FOR PROCESSING. Return to index of stories...


WHY THERE ARE MORE SHARKS-TC MON-VOFULL


IT'S BECOMING THE SUMMER OF SHARKS AS WE START SEEING MORE GREAT WHITES POPPING UP ALONG THE COAST.

LAST WEEK -- A CALIFORNIA SWIMMER ATTACKED BY ONE.

THE NUMBER OF GREAT WHITES IS UP 42 PERCENT SINCE 1997.

THEIR COMEBACK IS THANKS TO AN INCREASE IN THEIR FAVORITE FOOD - SEALS --

THANKFULLY *NOT* HUMANS. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-WIPE-SIG ALERT


NOW THAT WE KNOW THERE ARE MORE GREAT WHITE SHARKS.

WE WANTED TO KNOW *WHERE* THEY ARE.

CHECK OUT THIS GREAT TRACKING WEBSITE. O-SEARCH-DOT-ORG.

KATHARINE IS ONE OF THE GREAT WHITES HANGING OUT IN THE GULF.23-HUNDRED POUNDS. 14 FEET LONG.

SHE WAS TAGGED IN CAPE COD, AND HAS TRAVELED OVER FIVE THOUSAND MILES IN LESS THAN A YEAR.

CLICK WHERE HAVE I BEEN?

LAST WEEK, HER GPS SHOWED HER JUST OFF THE COAST OF SARASOTA.

BETSY HASN'T SENT OUT A PING IN A MONTH. BUT AT THE TIME SHE WAS ABOUT 100 MILES OFF THE COAST OF FORT MYERS.

BULL SHARKS? THEY'RE MUCH CLOSER. GINA, SABRINA, LORI ANNE ALL HANGING OUT NEAR CAYA COSTA.

http:/www.ocearch.org/#SharkTracker Return to index of stories...


6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-WIPE-SIG ALERT


R

NOW THAT WE KNOW THERE ARE MORE GREAT WHITE SHARKS.

WE WANTED TO KNOW *WHERE* THEY ARE.

CHECK OUT THIS GREAT TRACKING WEBSITE. O-SEARCH-DOT-ORG.

KATHARINE IS ONE OF THE GREAT WHITES HANGING OUT IN THE GULF.23-HUNDRED POUNDS. 14 FEET LONG.

SHE WAS TAGGED IN CAPE COD, AND HAS TRAVELED OVER FIVE THOUSAND MILES IN LESS THAN A YEAR.

CLICK WHERE HAVE I BEEN?

LAST WEEK, HER GPS SHOWED HER JUST OFF THE COAST OF SARASOTA.

BETSY HASN'T SENT OUT A PING IN A MONTH. BUT AT THE TIME SHE WAS ABOUT 100 MILES OFF THE COAST OF FORT MYERS.

BULL SHARKS? THEY'RE MUCH CLOSER. GINA, SABRINA, LORI ANNE ALL HANGING OUT NEAR CAYA COSTA.

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SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL WILL TELL YOU CHRIS SALE MADE THE ALL-STAR GAME THANKS TO THE MILLIONS OF FANS THAT VOTED HIM IN--- CONVENTIONAL WISDOM TELLS US--- IT WAS HIS 8-AND-1 RECORD AND A NASTY SLIDER THAT EARNED HIM A TRIP TO THIS YEAR'S MID-SUMMER CLASSIC---

CHRIS HAS QUICKLY BECOME ONE OF THE BEST PITCHERS IN THE MAJORS-- MAKING HIS 3RD ALL STAR APPERANCE

LAST YEAR--- SALE PICKED UP THE WIN AT THE ALL-STAR GAME---

HE WILL COME OUT OF THE BULLPEN ONCE AGAIN THIS YEAR----

THIS IS THE 5TH YEAR IN THE MAJOR LEAGUES FOR CHRIS--- SINCE LEAVING FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY-- HE HAS A 40-26 RECORD AND SAYS--- THE FAN VOTE-- MAKES THIS YEAR'S ALL-STAR GAME THAT MUCH BETTR

3 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. 8 SEC TITLES. THOSE ARE THE FUN NUMBER TO TALK ABOUT WHEN IT COMES TO THE FLORIDA GATORS. THOSE NUMBERS ALSO BRING ABOUT VERY HIGH EXPECTATIONS. JUST ASK WILL MUSCHAMP. AFTER AN 8 LOSS SEASON. FANS ARE BEGGING FOR CHANGES IN GAINESVILLE

THE GATOR WILL WIPE THE SLATE CLEAN BEGINNING AUGUST 30TH--- THAT'S WHEN THEY OPEN THE SEASON WITH IDAHO---

--- SEVERAL GATORS ARE IN HOOVER, ALABAMA FOR THE SEC MEDIA DAYS----

--- WILL MUSCHAMP ENTERS HIS 4TH SEASON IN GAINESVILLE AND SAYS THIS IS THE BEST TEAM HE'S HAD

IF YOU LOVE GOLF BUT HATE TO SLEEP. THE BRITISH OPEN IS RIGHT UP YOUR ALLEY. TV COVERAGE OF THE OPENING ROUND STARTS AT 4 AM THURSDAY MORNING. OH BY THE WAY. ADAM SCOTT IS THE FAVORITE TO WIN THE. BUT PHIL MICKELSON IS THE DEFENDING CHAMP

LOCAL GOLFER GEORGE MCNEILL WILL BE PLAYING IN HIS SECOND BRITISH OPEN---

MCNEILL WILL TEE OFF A 10:33 EASTERN TIME ON THURSDAY--- HE WILL BE PLAYING WITH RICHARD STEARNE OF SOUTH AFRICA AND CHRIS STOUD OF THE U-S

MEANWHILE-- MICKELSON--- IS IN SEACH OF HIS SECOND STAIGHT OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP--- AND 6TH MAJOR OVERALL Return to index of stories...


AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG


AMERICA'S MONEY:

GOOD MORNING.

TOPPING "AMERICA'S MONEY". THE BULL IS RUNNING AGAIN ON WALL STREET.

THE DOW ROCKETED INTO RECORD TERRITORY YESTERDAY. OPENING ABOVE 17-

THOUSAND THIS MORNING. AFTER THE MARKETS WORST WEEK IN THREE MONTHS.

VOLKSWAGEN IS PICKING CHATTANOOGA TO BUILD ITS NEW S-U-V.

THE NEW MID-SIZE CROSSOVER WILL MEAN TWO THOUSAND MORE JOBS AT THEIR

TENNESSEE PLANT. WHICH ALREADY MAKES THE MID-SIZE PASSAT.

THE NEW VEHICLE arrives IN 20-16.

THE NEW DEREK JETER AD FOR NIKE IS GOING VIRAL.

IT SHOWS FANS AND CELEBS TIPPING THEIR CAPS TO THE YANKEE CAPTAIN WHO PLAYS

HIS LAST ALLSTAR GAME TONIGHT.

IT FEATURES FORMER MAYOR RUDY GIULIANI, BILLY CRYSTAL, SPIKE LEE. AND

EVEN SOME RIVAL BOSTON RED SOX.

AND HOW ABOUT A PIZZA-SIZED CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE?

PIZZA HUT IS NOW SELLING ONE -- ALMOST EIGHT INCHES IN DIAMETER. AND CUT

INTO EIGHT SLICES.

THE ONLY PROBLEM IS THAT NOT ALL PIZZA HUTS ARE SERVING MILK YET.

AND THAT'S AMERICA'S MONEY. I'M DEVIN DWYER. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS

Our winds will come from the west and southwest Tuesday, even during the morning hours. This setup is called "onshore flow" and when it happens it changes the weather pattern and when we expect rain in Southwest Florida.

This morning, thanks to winds coming from the Gulf of Mexico, we'll have the chance for seeing showers and even a few thunderstorms as we finish the morning and through the midday time frame. Downpours in the Gulf of Mexico will work their way onshore. Though many of these areas of rain will weaken once they get on land, you'll want to keep this in mind if you're outside later this morning.

Our onshore wind flow pattern will stay in play through Thursday. This means we stand the chance for some rain in the morning each of the next few days, with only isolated chances in the afternoon. In terms of coverage, our afternoon rain chances will be most abundant for communities along and east of I-75.

Temperatures this week look seasonally warm. Highs are expected in the low 90s through Thursday. Then they will go back up closer to the mid 90s by Friday.

TROPICAL UPDATE

No tropical cyclones are active in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea or Gulf of Mexico. No storm development is expected in the next three to five days. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT


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TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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


BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP


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5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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HL1) OIL DRILLING-VO-WIPE


THE FIGHT IS NOT OVER-

FOR AN OIL COMPANY LOOKING TO DRILL IN COLLIER COUNTY.

WHAT FLORIDA'S UNITES STATES SENATOR IS DOING TO MAKE SURE OUR ENVIRONMENT IS PROTECTED. Return to index of stories...


HL2) COLLIER PYTHONS-VO-WIPE


ONE OF THE STATE'S MOST INVASIVE SPECIES IS HATCHING ACROSS SOUTHWEST FLOIRDA.

AND WILDLIFE OFFICIALS HAVE NO WAY TO CONTROL THE POPULATION OF BURMESE PYTHONS.

HOW YOU CAN HELP THEM FROM SPREADING ACROSS THE STATE. Return to index of stories...


HL3) MARRIED AT MCDONALDS-SS-WIPE


IT'S STARTING TO BECOME A TRADITION.

PEOPLE ARE GETTING MARRIED INSIDE MCDONALDS.

WHERE THIS IS HAPPENING.

AND WHY THE TREND IS GETTING MORE POPULAR EVERY YEAR. Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS

Our winds will come from the west and southwest Tuesday, even during the morning hours. This setup is called "onshore flow" and when it happens it changes the weather pattern and when we expect rain in Southwest Florida.

This morning, thanks to winds coming from the Gulf of Mexico, we'll have the chance for seeing showers and even a few thunderstorms as we finish the morning and through the midday time frame. Downpours in the Gulf of Mexico will work their way onshore. Though many of these areas of rain will weaken once they get on land, you'll want to keep this in mind if you're outside later this morning.

Our onshore wind flow pattern will stay in play through Thursday. This means we stand the chance for some rain in the morning each of the next few days, with only isolated chances in the afternoon. In terms of coverage, our afternoon rain chances will be most abundant for communities along and east of I-75.

Temperatures this week look seasonally warm. Highs are expected in the low 90s through Thursday. Then they will go back up closer to the mid 90s by Friday.

TROPICAL UPDATE

No tropical cyclones are active in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea or Gulf of Mexico. No storm development is expected in the next three to five days. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-CLIP 2SHOT


THIS MORNING-

PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR A PERMANENT END TO OIL DRILLING IN COLLIER COUNTY.

THANKS FOR JOINING US-

I'M ROB EVANS.

AND I'M AMY SEDLACEK.

FLORIDA SENATOR BILL NELSON WAS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MONDAY TO TALK TO PEOPLE ABOUT THE PROPOSED DRILLING SITES. Return to index of stories...


SENATOR NELSON IN SWFL-VO-WIPE


THE GROUP ARGUES STATES LAWS ARE OUTDATED --

SENATOR NELSON SAYS HE'S CONTACTED THE *E-P-A WITH THE CONCERNS.

HE DOESN'T WANT THE STATE'S ECO-SYSTEM DESTROYED BY DRILLING. Return to index of stories...


SENATOR NELSON IN SWFL-SOTVO


sen. Bill Nelson / 44:24 We're spending hundreds of billions of dollars in restoring the Everglades. We certainly don't want something like this on the periphery or something directly next door in Big Cypress Preserve to mess that up. 44;39

MONDAY'S MEETING COMES JUST DAYS AFTER THE DAN A HUGHES COMPANY ABANDONED ITS PLANS TO DRILL NEAR GOLDEN GATE ESTATES.

IT WILL CONTINUE OPERATIONS AT ITS SITE NEAR IMMOKALEE. Return to index of stories...


NELSON ON E CIGARETTES-SOTVO


BILL NELSON IS ALSO PUSHING FOR CHANGES TO E-CIGARETTE LAWS.

48:22 If a child gets into that and drinks that concentration; the child is definitely ill and probably dead. 48:29

HE WANTS TO KEEP THE VIALS OF NICOTINE AWAY FROM YOUR CHILDREN.

--SAYING THE AMOUNT OF LIQUID NICOTINE IN E-CIGARETTS -- IS ENOUGH TO KILL A CHILD.

AND, HE SAYS, THEY'RE USING FLAVOR NAMES TO MARKET DIRECTLY TO KIDS.

SO NELSON HAS FILED LEGISLATION TO MAKE THEM CHILDPROOF. Return to index of stories...


YOUR VOICE YOUR VOTE-CLIP


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LARRY AGUILAR DAY OF ACTION-BNC-VO


LARRY AGUILAR WANTS YOU TO SHOW UP TODAY.

TO GET HIM *BACK ON THE BALLOT TO REPRESENT THE 79TH DISTRICT.

THERE WILL BE A MEETING AT TEN THIS MORNING ON MONROE STREET IN FORT MYERS.

PEOPLE CAN COME OUT TO SHOW THEIR SUPPORT FOR THE CONGRESSIONAL HOPEFUL.

AGUILAR WANTS TO REPRESENT LEHIGH ACRES, NORTH FORT MYERS, ALVA, AND BUCKINGHAM.

HE FAILED TO MAKE THE BALLOT IN JUNE AFTER HE DIDN'T FILE HIS PAPERS TO RUN FOR THE SEAT.

TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 AT 10:00 A.M. AT 1700 MONROE STREET, FORT MYERS, FL 33901!

Please find the attached flyer inviting you to join Larry Aguilar, his legal team and supporters as we seek to put my name back on the ballot for State Representative for District 79.

The Larry Aguilar Campaign legal team will promptly file two injunctions at 9:01 a.m., seeking to immediately place me back on the ballot based on the evidence which will show that the qualifying papers I sent to the Florida Secretary of State Division of Elections was on time and in their mailbox 18 hours prior to the deadline set of Friday, June 20, at Noon.

There will be a press conference starting at 10:30 a.m., where you will get to hear from my legal team and members of the community who have a vested interest in seeking justice here and everywhere. I look forward to having an opportunity to have the matter settled and to let the people of Lee County, the voters of District 79 know that I fighting hard to represent them even against insurmountable odds.

I also look forward to seeing you there in support and in celebration of one of our most important Constitutional Rights. The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution contain protections to all Americans through the due process clause. Come join us and help us place Larry Aguilar back on the ballot where he belongs.

Sincerely,

Larry Aguilar

Please reach out and share with your family, friends and colleagues. Return to index of stories...


RICK SCOTT DODGES QUESTION-SOT-OC


GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT WAS ASKED ABOUT A CAMPAIGN EVENT LAST WEEK BY A REPORTER.

--BECAUSE UNIFORMED OFFICERS WERE THERE.

BUT IT'S ILLEGAL FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES TO PARTICIPATE IN CAMPAIGN ACTIVITIES WHILE ON THE CLOCK IN-UNIFORM.

AN ETHICS COMPLAINT HAS BEEN FILED.

AND HERE'S WHAT HAPPENED WHEN THE GOVERNOR WAS ASKED ABOUT IT.

Governor:"I am very appreciative of their support and those that come to my events."

Reporter: "you didn't answer that question. should they be discipline?"

Governor: "Look I'm very appreciative of everyone who comes to my events"

DEPUTIES WITH THE HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAY THEY WERE UNAWARE THE EVENT WAS CAMPAIGN RELATED.

THEY SAY THEY THOUGHT IT WAS OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT BUSINESS. Return to index of stories...


LEE COUNTY GOP COMMISSION-CG


AND LOOKING AHEAD TODAY-

REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR THE LEE COUNTY COMMISSION.

WILL BE THE SPEAKERS AT THE FORT MYERS REPUBLICAN WOMEN'S CLUB TODAY.

THE CANDIDIATES WILL BE THERE TO PRESENT THEIR PLATFORMS-

AND ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM THE AUDIENCE.

THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND.

--IT'S HAPPENING AT THE HELM CLUB IN SOUTH FORT MYERS.

THE LUNCHEON COST IS 16 DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


GOLDEN GATE CANDIDATE FORUM-CG


ALSO HAPPENING TODAY-

THERE WILL BE A CANDIDATE FORUM TONIGHT AT THE GOLDEN GATE COMMUNITY CENTER.

LISTEN TO CANDIDATES WHO ARE VYING FOR POSITIONS PERTINENT. TO THE GOLDEN GATE OR GOLDEN GATE ESTATES COMMUNITY.

IT STARTS AT 6:30 AND GOES UNTIL 8:30. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO FIRE HEROES-VO-WIPE


A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN WAS HONORED FOR SAVING A WOMAN FROM HER BURNING HOME.

RALPH MAROK AND HIS SON GREGORY RESCUED A WOMAN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY.

MONDAY THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR HONORED THEM FOR THEIR BRAVERY.

A FIRE STARTED ON HER GRILL AND QUICKLY SPREAD THROUGH HER HOME.

SHE WAS TRAPPED IN A BACK ROOM.

THE MEN LIVE NEXT DOOR AND RUSHED TO PULL HER OUT THE WINDOW. Return to index of stories...


CHARCO FIRE HEROES-SOTVO


"You don't expect this, it's just kind of something you did, and I did it, him too without thinking about it, Just to help your neighbors."

SMOKE DETECTORS WERE NOT WORKING IN THE HOME. Return to index of stories...


STREET LIGHTS & CRIME-VO


SHEDDING MORE LIGHT ON CRIME IN COLLIER COUNTY --

DEPUTIES SAY THE DARKER THE STREET -- THE MORE DANGEROUS IT IS.

SO NOW, THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS RECOMMENDING THE IMMOKALEE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY INSTALL MORE STREET LIGHTS ON AT LEAST 16 AREA ROADS.

DEPUTIES REALLY WANT TO SEE *L-E-D LIGHTING WITH SECURITY CAMERAS AND WI-FI BUILT IN. Return to index of stories...


MOORINGS PARK THEFT-SS


NAPLES OFFICERS ARE INVESTIGATING A 30-THOUSAND DOLLAR THEFT FROM AN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY.

SOMEONE STOLE A WOMAN'S BRACELETS AND DIAMOND EARRINGS FROM MOORINGS PARK.

A SIMILAR CRIME HAPPENED AT THE FACILITY IN MAY.

A NURSE -- SOFIA CORTEZ, CONFESSED TO TAKING A RESIDENT'S iPAD.

SHE WILL HEAD TO COURT NEXT MONTH. Return to index of stories...


DISTRACTED DRIVING-VO


INSTEAD OF JUST TELLING SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TEENS ABOUT DISTRACTED DRIVING --

TRIPLE-A IS TRYING TO SHOW THEM!.

THE GROUP ESTIMATES 261 TEEANGERS DIE IN CAR CRASHES OVER THE SUMMER.

THAT'S A 26 PERCENT INCREASE OVER THE REST OF THE YEAR.

TRIPLE-A. HAS BROUGHT A DRIVING SIMULATOR TO THE D-M-V IN PUNTA GORDA..

THE HOPE---THIS WILL SHOW TEENS TO PUT DOWN THEIR PHONES AND KEEP THEIR EYES ON THE ROAD. Return to index of stories...


MOSQUITO OUTLOOK-TRX-VOTOPS


MOSQUITOES ARE BACK IN FULL FORCE ACROSS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

BUT RESEARCHERS SAY -- IT'S NOT AS BAD AS YEARS PAST.

USUALLY, LEE MOSQUITO CONTROL SPRAYS HEAVILY FOR THE BUGS STARTING IN JUNE.

THE PLANES STARTED AIR-SPRAYING THIS MONTH INSTEAD.

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF SCHEDULED NEIGHBORHOOD SPRAYING --

HEAD OVER TO ABC-DASH-7-DOT-COM.

CLICK ON SITES ON 7. Return to index of stories...


SWFL TURTLE NESTS-VO


ANOTHER CREATURE IS ALSO SPAWNING IN LARGE NUMBERS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

BUT THIS ONE BELONGS HERE.

PEOPLE ARE SEEING SEA TURTLE'S NESTS EVERYWHERE.

ON BAREFOOT BEACH --

AT LEAST 62.

IN COLLIER COUNTY --

THE NUMBER OF NESTS INCREASED BY MORE THAN 200.

MARCO ISLAND WAS THE ONLY PLACE WHERE NEST NUMBERS DROPPED. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER PYTHONS-VO


A SCALY PREDATOR POPULATION IS GROWING HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

THE BURMESE PYTHON -- HAS BEEN SPOTTED IN AND AROUND COLLIER COUNTY.

THE INVASIVE SPECIES -- NOT NATIVE TO FLORIDA -- CAN GROW EXTREMELY LARGE IN SIZE --

AND RIGHT NOW ITS HATCHING SEASON.

EXPERTS TELL ABC-7 -- WHILE THEY DONT POSE A DIRECT THREAT TO HUMANS--

THEY ARE DANGEROUS- AND THERES NO WAY TO CONTROL THE GROWING POPULATION.

IF YOU SEE ONE A HATCHING-

THE CONSERVANCY SAYS TAKE A PICTURE AND LET THEM KNOW WHERE YOU ARE. Return to index of stories...


530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


A PICTURE GOING VIRAL

IS IT TOO MUCH

SHARING YOUR DAUGHTER'S CLOTHES

WHEN YOUR DAUGHTER IS 4 AND YOU'RE 43?

THIS IS BETHENNY FRANKEL

IN HER DAUGHTER'S HELLO KITTY PJ'S

SHE PUT IT ON INSTAGRAM, THEN IT WENT TO TWITTER,

CAPTIONED IT "This is my daughter's nightgown and PJ shorts. Think we're ready to start sharing clothes yet?

TODAY IT'S VIRAL

LOTS OF HATERS. SAYING SHE'S ADDING TO WOMEN'S BODY ISSUES

FITTING IN 4 YEAR OLD CLOTHES.

OTHERS SAYING IT'S HILARIOUS.

YOUR THOUGHTS?

WEIGH IN ON OUR ABC7 SWFL FACEBOOK PAGE Return to index of stories...


630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


TODAY THE MOST TALKED ABOUT PRISONER OF WAR IN RECENT MONTHS

IS WORKING A DESK JOB.AT ARMY HEADQUARTERS AT FORT SAM HOUSTON IN SAN ANTONIO TEXAS

THE JOB FITS BO BERGDAHL'S RANK AS A SERGENT

THE 28 YEAR OLD WILL NOT BE RESTICTED IN ANY WAY

AND HE'LL LIVE IN NON-COMMISSIONED BARRACKS

LOT OF QUESTIONS THIS MORNING.

HE WAS HELD BY THE TALIBAN FOR 5 YEARS.

THERE ARE STILL INVESTIGATIONS IF HE WALKED OFF HIS POST IN 2009.

THE LATEST ON GMA. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS

Our winds will come from the west and southwest Tuesday, even during the morning hours. This setup is called "onshore flow" and when it happens it changes the weather pattern and when we expect rain in Southwest Florida.

This morning, thanks to winds coming from the Gulf of Mexico, we'll have the chance for seeing showers and even a few thunderstorms as we finish the morning and through the midday time frame. Downpours in the Gulf of Mexico will work their way onshore. Though many of these areas of rain will weaken once they get on land, you'll want to keep this in mind if you're outside later this morning.

Our onshore wind flow pattern will stay in play through Thursday. This means we stand the chance for some rain in the morning each of the next few days, with only isolated chances in the afternoon. In terms of coverage, our afternoon rain chances will be most abundant for communities along and east of I-75.

Temperatures this week look seasonally warm. Highs are expected in the low 90s through Thursday. Then they will go back up closer to the mid 90s by Friday.

TROPICAL UPDATE

No tropical cyclones are active in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea or Gulf of Mexico. No storm development is expected in the next three to five days. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT


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GOODWILL MOBILE JOB LINK-SS (3)


LOOKING AHEAD TODAY-

GOODWILL SERVICES WILL BE INTRODUCING ITS NEW MOBILE-JOB LINK.

THE R-V IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE GOODWILL SERVICES IN AREAS WHERE TRANSPORTATION IS LIMITED.

THE MOBILE JOB-LINK IS EXPECTED TO HELP OVER 25-HUNDRED PEOPLE THIS YEAR-

WITH SERVICES FROM RESUME CREATION, STUDENT LOAN APPLICATIONS, HEALTH SCREENINGS, AND MORE. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO CLIFTON-CLIP 2SHOT


IT'S A BIG DAY FOR A LOT OF PEOPLE HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA-

HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF THE CONVENIENCE STORE CHAIN WAWA?

IF SO -- YOU'RE IN FOR A TREAT, AND PROBABLY DROOLING ALREADY --

TODAY THEY'RE BREAKING GROUND ON THE FIRST STORE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

ABC-7'S CLIFTON FRENCH IS LIVE AT THE FUTURE SITE IN FORT MYERS ON COLONIAL BOULEVARD AND FOWLER STREET TO EXPLAIN WHAT THIS MEANS FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA --

CLIFF -- THERE'S A LOT OF HYPE GOING INTO THIS GROUNDBREAKING. Return to index of stories...


LIVE SHOT-REM LIVE


LIVE:

IF YOU HAVE EVER BEEN TO ONE OF THESE STORES, YOU UNDERSTAND -- IF YOU HAVEN'T, JUST WAIT.

IN JUST MONTHS -- THIS BARREN LOT HERE IN THE CITY WILL BE TRANSFORMED INTO A MASSIVE GAS STATION AND CONVENIENCE STORE --

A SIX MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT THAT WILL HAVE MORE THAN 40 FULL TIME EMPLOYEES -- Return to index of stories...


LIVE SHOT-VO-CG


WAWA HAS ONLY BEEN IN FLORIDA FOR TWO YEARS -- OPENING ITS FIRST STORE IN ORLANDO IN 2012 --

THERE ARE NOW 43 STORES FROM ORLANDO TO TAMPA --

WITH AROUND 15-HUNDRED EMPLOYEES --

THE REST OF THEIR 650 STORES ARE IN THE NORTHEAST.

THIS IS GOING TO BE SOME MAJOR COMPETITION FOR 711 AND RACETRACK -- IF YOU ARE FROM THE NORTHEAST, YOU UNDERSTAND THE HYPE.

THIS PLACE IS KNOWN FOR ALL OF ITS FRESH FOOD, COFFEE -- MY FAVORITE, SURCHARGE FREE ATM CARDS -- AND THAT'S JUST SCRATCHING THE SURFACE.

HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING TODAY --

AT 10AM THEY WILL BE HOLDING THE GROUNDBREAKING --

THEN AT 11:00 THEY WILL BE HOLDING A LUNCHEON AT THE HARBORSIDE EVENT CENTER. Return to index of stories...


LIVE SHOT-REM LIVE


AT THAT LUNCHEON EXECS WILL TELL US ALL ABOUT THEIR EXPANSION PLANS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA -- ADDING SEVERAL NEW STORES THROUGHOUT THE AREA.

LIVE IN FORT MYERS, CF, NBC2. Return to index of stories...


WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR


SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS

Our winds will come from the west and southwest Tuesday, even during the morning hours. This setup is called "onshore flow" and when it happens it changes the weather pattern and when we expect rain in Southwest Florida.

This morning, thanks to winds coming from the Gulf of Mexico, we'll have the chance for seeing showers and even a few thunderstorms as we finish the morning and through the midday time frame. Downpours in the Gulf of Mexico will work their way onshore. Though many of these areas of rain will weaken once they get on land, you'll want to keep this in mind if you're outside later this morning.

Our onshore wind flow pattern will stay in play through Thursday. This means we stand the chance for some rain in the morning each of the next few days, with only isolated chances in the afternoon. In terms of coverage, our afternoon rain chances will be most abundant for communities along and east of I-75.

Temperatures this week look seasonally warm. Highs are expected in the low 90s through Thursday. Then they will go back up closer to the mid 90s by Friday.

TROPICAL UPDATE

No tropical cyclones are active in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea or Gulf of Mexico. No storm development is expected in the next three to five days. Return to index of stories...


FAT GUY APOLOGY-VO-WIPE


FIVE STEPS FORWARD --

AND TEN STEPS BACK.

THAT'S HOW ONE CHARLOTTE COUNTY MAN DESCRIBES HIS WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY.

AND DAVE EDMONDS SAYS HIS LATEST SETBACK --

HAPPENED WHEN HE BOUGHT COFFEE AT A CONVENIENCE STORE.

HE SAYS THE OWNER'S WIFE WROTE "FAT GUY" ON HIS RECEIPT.

NOW EDMONDS WANTS AN APOLOGY. Return to index of stories...


FAT GUY APOLOGY-SOTVO


"it's just this really got to me for some reason some how I just fet like aying on the floor, crawling into a ball and just crying."

THE STORE OWNER WOULD NOT CONFIRM WHETHER HIS WIFE WROTE THE MESSAGE --

BUT APOLOGIZED ANYWAY. Return to index of stories...


711 FREE APP GIVEAWAY-SS


SPEAKING OF CONVENIENCE STORES-

IF YOU MISSED OUT ON LAST WEEKS FREE SLURPEE DAY-

DON'T WORRY. THERE'S STILL TIME TO GET ONE-

AND MORE FREE STUFF.

THE COMPANY'S PHONE APP EXPERIENCED TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES LAST WEEK-

AFTER THE COMPANY PROMISED FREE ITEMS FOR DOWNLOADING THE APP.

NOW IT'S FIXED!

THE COMPANY TWEETED OUT IT'S OFFERING A DIFFERENT FREE ITEM EVERYDAY. Return to index of stories...


POSSIBLE I PHONE 6 DELAY-OTS


YOU MIGHT HAVE TO WAIT LONGER FOR THE I-PHONE SIX TO COME OUT.

INDUSTRY ANALYSTS ARE REPORTING THAT THERE IS A DELAY FOR THE ANTICIPATED LARGER SCREEN I-PHONE.

THE SCREEN WOULD BE 5 AND A HALF INCHES.

TECH JOURNALISTS ARE SAYING THERE ARE MANUFACTURING DELAYS RELATED TO THE TOUCH SCREEN AND METAL CASTING.

APPLE USUALLY MAKES I-PHONE ANNOUNCEMENTS IN THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER. Return to index of stories...


KISS IN LAS VEGAS-VO


LAS VEGAS IS GETTING READY TO PUCKER UP!

ROCK LEGENDS *KISS*.HAVE SIGNED ON FOR THEIR FIRST-EVER RESIDENCY,

THE SHOW WILL BE CALLED *KISS ROCKS VEGAS.

THE GROUP WILL PLAY 9 NOVEMBER SHOWS, INSIDE THE HARD ROCK HOTEL AND CASINO.

V-I-P PASSES ARE ALREADY ON SALE, TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FRIDAY AT 10 A-M. Return to index of stories...


PAUL MCCARTNEY SELFIE-TRX-SOTVOTOPS


It's probably the biggest thing that's ever happened to me, to all of us.

AN OMAHA TEENAGER GOT THE PHOTO OF A LIFETIME!

HE SNAPPED A SELFIE WHILE PAUL MCCARTNEY AND WARREN BUFFETT WERE CASUALLY SITTING ON A BENCH WITH EACH NOTHER.

MCCARTNEY WAS IN OMAHA ON TOUR.

WARREN BUFFET LIVES THERE.

THE TEEN SAYS HE SAW A SOCIAL MEDIA POST THAT MACCARTNEY WAS IN TOWN.

THAT'S WHEN HE SPOTTED THEM OUTSIDE AN ICE CREAM PARLOR. Return to index of stories...


CHILD WAKES UP AT OWN FUNERAL-VO


LISTEN TO THIS-

A THREE-YEAR-OLD GIRL WOKE UP IN THE MIDDLE OF HER OWN FUNERAL.

THIS IS IN THE PHILIPPINES.

DOCTORS TREATED HER LAST WEEK FOR A HIGH FEVER.

A DAY LATER -- DOCTORS DECLARED HER DEAD BECAUSE THEY COULDN'T FIND A PULSE.

AS YOU CAN SEE IN THIS VIDEO --

SOMEONE CHECKED HER PULSE AND REALIZED SHE WAS ALIVE.

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BRANDS LIKELY TO DISAPPEAR-SS


EACH YEAR WE WAVE GOODBYE TO ONCE-POPULAR BRAND NAMES.

AND NEXT YEAR WILL BE NO DIFFERENT.

ACCORDING TO BUSINESS INSIDERS-

WE MIGHT BE SAYING GOOD-BYE TO SOME OF OUR FAVORITES.

A FINANCIAL NEWS PUBLISHER IS PREDICTING THE FALL OF THESE FIVE COMPANIES.

LULULEMON.

DIRECT T-V

HILLSHIRE FARMS.

BLACKBERRY.

AND AEROPOSTLE.

EITHER SALES HAVE DROPPED DRAMATICALLY --

OR THE COMPANY'S ARE BEING BOUGHT OUT.

LULULEMON MAY NOT BE ABLE TO OVERCOME IT'S SEE-THROUGH YOGA PANT SCANDAL AFTER ALL.

IF AT&T HAS IT'S WAY --

IT COULD SOON BUY UP ALL OF DIRECT-TV'S CUSTOMERS.

BALL PARK HOT DOGS HAVE A NEW PARENT COMPANY --

AND HILLSHIRE FARMS SHOULD HAVE IT'S FINAL DAY BEFORE THE END OF IT'S FISCAL YEAR.

ONCE A SMARTPHONE LEADER --

BLACKBERRY SALES HAVE DROPPED DRAMATICALLY --

AND THE COMPANY CAN NO LONGER HOLD IT'S OWN.

AND FINALLY -- THE CLOTHING YOU MAY HAVE WORN IN COLLEGE --

IS BEING OUTPACED BY CHEAPER BRANDS.

AEROPOSTALE'S STOCK PRICE HAS PLUNGED BY MORE THAN 85 PERCENT IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS. Return to index of stories...


SUMMER IDENTITY THEFT-VIDBOX


AN ALERT FOR YOU AS YOU TRAVEL-

TO BE CAREFUL WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION-

WHEN YOU TRAVEL -- YOU OFTEN HAVE A LOT OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ON YOU.

CONSUMER REPORTS RECOMMEND KEEPING DOCUMENTS TO A MINIMUM.

ALSO -- TELL YOUR BANK IF YOU'RE GOING OUT OF TOWN --

SO IT CAN MONITOR FOR FRAUD.

DON'T FORGET ABOUT YOUR CHILDREN.

IF YOU SEND THEM TO CAMP --

ASK WHERE THEIR PERSONAL INFORMATION IS STORED.

CHILDREN ARE TARGETS FOR IDENTITY THEFT --

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HOME DEPOT SELLING 3D PRINTERS-VO


SOON YOU MIGHT START SEEING 3-D PRINTERS AT HOME DEPOT!

UNDER A PILOT PROGRAM, THE RETAILER BEGAN SELLING *MARKERBOT PRINTERS IN A DOZEN OF ITS STORES IN CALIFORNIA, ILLINOIS AND NEW YORK.

THE PRINTERS ARE USED TO MAKE 3-D PLASTIC OBJECTS.

HOME DEPOT HAS BEEN SELLING THE PRINTERS ON ITS WEBSITE FOR THE PAST THREE MONTHS.

THEY RANGE IN PRICE FROM 800 TO 29-HUNDRED DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


DO YOU REMEMBER THE L-P?

YOU KNOW. VINYL ALBUMS? THE RECORD?

THE SCRATCHING SOUND AS YOU DROP THE NEEDLE? WELL, IT'S BACK.

CHECK IT OUT.

BACK IN 1993, THEY WERE ALL BUT DEAD.

BY 2007, ABOUT A MILLION WERE SOLD.

SINCE THEN, THEY HAVE SOARED.

LAST YEAR, SIX MILLION L-P'S WERE SOLD IN THE U-S.

THE BEST SELLING L-P OF ALL TIME? MICHAEL JACKSON'S THRILLER. OVER 40 MILLION SOLD. Return to index of stories...


630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


LADIES. WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE "MAN CAVE?"

AND WHAT IF YOUR HUSBAND DECIDED HE WANTED TO SPEND ALMOST THREE YEARS AND HALF A MILLION DOLLARS TO BUILD ONE?

YEP. THAT HAPPENED.

IN LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK.

ANTHONY SFORZA BUILT A REPLICA OF STAR TREK'S USS ENTERPRISE IN HIS BASEMENT.

HE SAYS HE BOUGHT A PIECE OF THE ORIGINAL SET, FIGURED OUT HOW THEY BUILT IT. THEN REPLICATED IT. Return to index of stories...


TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG


TECH BYTES:

IN TODAY'S TECH BYTES. APPLE MAY HAVE ANOTHER HIT. EVEN BEFORE IT IS

OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED.

A MORGAN STANLEY ANALYST EXPECTS APPLE TO SELL 30 TO 60 MILLION OF THE I-

WATCH IN THE FIRST YEAR. AT THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS EACH.

APPLE HASN'T OFFICIALLY SAID IT IS WORKING ON A SMART-WATCH.

FACEBOOK MAY SOON BE KEEPING TABS ON T-V SHOWS YOU'RE WATCHING ON A MOBILE

DEVICE.

THE SOCIAL NETWORK WILL THEN SEND YOUR AGE AND GENDER TO NIELSEN, THE T-V

RATINGS COMPANY.

BOTH COMPANIES INSIST IT WILL ALL BE ANONYMOUS.

A REPORT OUT TODAY SUGGESTS WE ARE ALL INCREASINGLY AT RISK FOR IDENTITY

THEFT.

IT'S GROWING AT AN EXPONENTIAL RATE.

ABC'S PIERRE THOMAS HAS THE EXCLUSIVE REPORT COMING UP. ON "GOOD MORNING

AMERICA."

AND A HIGH-TECH COOLER HAS PICKED UP MORE THAN FOUR MILLION DOLLARS IN

CROWD-FUNDING.

"THE COOLEST" HAS A BLENDER, A BLUETOOTH SPEAKER, AND USB CHARGER.

IT'S NOW THE SIXTH-MOST FUNDED PROJECT EVER ON KICK-STARTER DOT COM.

THOSE ARE YOUR TECH BYTES, I'M REENA NINAN. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS

Our winds will come from the west and southwest Tuesday, even during the morning hours. This setup is called "onshore flow" and when it happens it changes the weather pattern and when we expect rain in Southwest Florida.

This morning, thanks to winds coming from the Gulf of Mexico, we'll have the chance for seeing showers and even a few thunderstorms as we finish the morning and through the midday time frame. Downpours in the Gulf of Mexico will work their way onshore. Though many of these areas of rain will weaken once they get on land, you'll want to keep this in mind if you're outside later this morning.

Our onshore wind flow pattern will stay in play through Thursday. This means we stand the chance for some rain in the morning each of the next few days, with only isolated chances in the afternoon. In terms of coverage, our afternoon rain chances will be most abundant for communities along and east of I-75.

Temperatures this week look seasonally warm. Highs are expected in the low 90s through Thursday. Then they will go back up closer to the mid 90s by Friday.

TROPICAL UPDATE

No tropical cyclones are active in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea or Gulf of Mexico. No storm development is expected in the next three to five days. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT


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TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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


SURPRISE HAIL STORM-NATSVO


PEOPLE ON A BEACH HAD TO RUN FOR COVER AFTER A MASSIVE HAIL STORM.

wait for 5 seconds

Nats of Hail

THIS WAS THE SCENE IN SIBERIA, RUSSIA.

IT CAUGHT EVERYONE BY SURPRISE.

YOU CAN SEE -- PEOPLE RUNNING FOR COVER TO GET AWAY FROM THE FALLING ICE. Return to index of stories...


FL SPACEX ROCKET LAUNCH-NATSVO


THE **FOURTH TIME WAS THE CHARM FOR THE LAUNCH OF THE SPACE-X FALCON 9 ROCKET.

"4, 3, 2, 1". Nats of Liftoff

THE ROCKET SUCCESSFULLY TOOK OFF FROM CAPE CANAVERAL MONDAY MORNING.

THREE LAUNCHES WERE SCRUBBED LAST MONTH --DUE TO WEATHER AND TECHNICAL ISSUES.

THE ROCKET IS CARRYING 6 SATELLITES INTO ORBIT. Return to index of stories...


LET'S GET MARRIED AT MCDONALDS-SS (3)


THEIR LOVE IS SUPER-SIZED.

15 MCDONALD'S ARE HOSTING WEDDINGS IN HONG KONG.

AND GET THIS-

IT'S EXPANDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND.

THE PROGRAM WAS STARTED BECAUSE MCDONALDS IS WHERE A LOT OF COUPLES FIRST STARTED DATING.

IT COSTS ANYWHERE FROM 370 U-S DOLLARS TO 12 HUNDRED.

SO FAR, THERE ARE NO PLANS TO EXPAND THE PROGRAM OUTSIDE OF HONG KONG. Return to index of stories...


BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP


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TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS 1) OIL DRILLING DEADLINE-VOTOPS-WIPE


LOOKING AT SOME OF YOUR TOP STORIES THIS MORNING-

THE DEADLINE IS TODAY!

THE DAN A HUGHES COMPANY HAS A LIST OF 9 DEMANDS TO MEET DEVELOPED BY THE D-E-P.

THEY HAVE ALREADY FAILED TO MEET ONE OF THEM.

THIS MORNING WE ARE WORKING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT THE CONSEQUENCES ARE.

IF THEY DON'T MEET THOSE DEMANDS. Return to index of stories...


TS 2) DANIEL PROCTOR SENTENCING-VOTOPS-WIPE


A PLEA DEAL WAS ACCEPTED-

FOR ONE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MAN WHO BRUTALLY MURDERED HIS EX WIFE.

DANIEL PROCTOR PLEADED GUILTY TO KILLING MARINER MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER AMY PATTERSON.

MONDAY A JUDGE ACCEPTED A PLEA DEAL THAT SPARED HIM FROM A POSSIBLE LIFE SENTENCE.

PROCTOR IS ALREADY SERVING TWO LIFE SENTENCES FOR SEPARATE CRIMES. Return to index of stories...


TS 3) FLOODING DRAINS-VOTOPS-WIPE


CREWS IN FORT MYERS HAVE STARTED REPAIRING DRAIN PIPES ON MCGREGOR BOULEVARD.

BUT THEY MAY SOON BE GOING INTO NEIGHBORHOODS TO DO THE SAME.

CITY COUNCIL IS CONSIDERING TO SPEND HALF A MILLION DOLLARS NEAR MCGREGOR AND OLMEDA WAY.

THEIR GOAL IS TO MAKE SURE DRAINS ARE SAFE AND WORKING PROPERLY. Return to index of stories...


TS 4) LONGER SCHOOLS DAYS-VOTOPS-WIPE


SEVEN SCHOOLS IN COLLIER COUNTY-

ALONG WITH NINE OTHERS IN LEE COUNTY ARE GETTING AN EXTRA HOUR OF SCHOOL EVERYDAY.

--AFTER NOT MEETING F-DOT STANDARDS-

THE STATE MANDATES THAT TEACHERS USE THAT TIME FOR READING INSTRUCTION.

ON AVERAGE THEY SAY IT COSTS ABOUT 300-THOUSAND DOLLARS PER SCHOOL

WE HAVE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AFFECTED ON OUR WEBSITE-

ABC-7.COM. Return to index of stories...


TS 5) SCHOOL SUPPLY DROP OFF-CGTOPS-WIPE


LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS ARE STILL LOOKING FOR DONATIONS FOR THEIR SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE.

THE FOUNDATION FOR LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS TAKING ANYTHING YOU MIGHT HAVE TO OFFER.

ANY EXTRA OFFICE SUPPLIES-

INCLUDING PAPER, PENS, NOTEBOOKS, FOLDERS.

WE HAVE A LIST OF WHAT YOU CAN DONATE AND WERE YOU CAN DROP IT OFF. ON OUR WEBSITE. Return to index of stories...


TS 6) WAWA GROUNDBREAKING-VOTOPS-WIPE


YOU CAN JOIN THE WAWA GROUNDBREAKING TODAY IN FORT MYERS.

WAWA IS JUST THE LATEST BUSINESS MAKING ITS WAY TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

STARTING AT 10-

COMMUNITY MEMBERS WILL BE JOINED BY EXECUTIVES AT THE SITE FOR THE FIRST WAWA STORE.

AT 11-

THERE WILL BE LUNCH HOSTED AT HARBORSIDE EVENT CENTER. Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-3SH-WEB ANI


COVERAGE PROMISE OF THE BIGGEST STORY OF THE DAY ON WEB

" WHEN EVER YOU NEED A NEWS OR WEATHER UPDATE - WE ARE LOGGED ON AND UPDATING ABC-7.COM "

-WHAT IS COMING UP ON GMA - BIG STORY COVERAGE OF THE MORNING. Return to index of stories...


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