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HEADLINES------------- TZ1 A BEEHIVE PROBLEMS-VOTOPS
HL2) BEEHIVE PROBLEMS-trxVOTOPS TZ1 B FL TREASURE-NATSVO
HL2) 12 YEAR OLD MURDER-trxSS JP WEATHERATE OPEN-CLIP
HL3) PERSONAL STYLIST-trxSOTVO FORECAST-PHC
BIG STORY-CLIP FORECAST-WXWALL
DUI CRASH-TCMON SS VO WIPE BEEHIVE PROBLEMS-VO IN POP
DUI CRASH-SOTVO BEEHIVE PROBLEMS-SOTVO
TRANSGENDER MURDER ARREST-OC SS(2) VO WIPE FL TREASURE-TCMON SOTVO WIPE
TRANSGENDER MURDER ARREST-SOTVO FL TREASURE-SOTVO
AMY YOUNG RESTRAINING ORDER-TCMON SS(2) TCMON TESLA TEST DRIVE-OC VO
CAR IN A CANAL-TRX VO TOPS LIVE THE WAGE-OC SS(3)
DIRTY GYM COACH-OC SS OC NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
12 YEAR OLD ARRESTED FOR MURDER-OC SS(2) TEASE TWO------------
FL SEARCH FOR MISSING TEEN-OC SS VO WIPE TZ2 A GMA PERSONAL STYLIST-VOTOPS-WIPE
FL SEARCH FOR MISSING TEEN-SOTVO TZ2 B COLLEGE DORM REGISTRIES-VOTOPS
STANDARDIZED TESTING-OTS VO GMA PERSONAL STYLIST-VO IN TCMON
RED TIDE MOVING-OC VO WIPE GMA PERSONAL STYLIST-PKG
RED TIDE MOVING-SOTVO COLLEGE DORM REGISTRIES-OC VO
HEATSTROKE DEMO-OTS VO WIPE LATCH ON CAPE CORAL-VO CG
HEATSTROKE DEMO-SOTVO NEW AT 5:00 OPEN-CLIP
DINE OUT FOR THE CURE-OTS VO WIPE TEASE THREE------------
DINE OUT FOR THE CURE-SOTVO BNR TZ3 A EBOLA UPDATE-VO
FACE MY AGE-2SHOT SS(4) 2SHOT TZ3 B IPAD FIRE-VO
DOW-NATSVO TOPS TZ3 C RAY RICE SPEAKS-SOTVO
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HEADLINES-------------


80-THOUSAND BEES!

LOOK AT THEM!

NOW AT 5 --

THE HIVE WE FOUND BUZZING IN CAPE CORAL!

AND WHY BEE KEEPERS SAY A SIGN WARNING ABOUT THEM --

IS *NOT* NECESSARY!

PLUS --

STUNNING NEWS!

A 12-YEAR-OLD FLORIDA BOY --

ARRESTED FOR MURDER!

WHAT DEPUTIES SAY THE PRE-TEEN JUST DID.

"I call that a win!"

AND YOU COULD TOO!

ALSO AHEAD ON 7 --

HOW TO GET YOUR OWN PERSONAL STYLIST JUST LIKE THE CELEBS.

FOR JUST 20 BUCKS A MONTH!

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


HL2) BEEHIVE PROBLEMS-trxVOTOPS


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HL2) 12 YEAR OLD MURDER-trxSS


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HL3) PERSONAL STYLIST-trxSOTVO


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BIG STORY-CLIP


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DUI CRASH-TCMON SS VO WIPE


OUR BIG STORY AT 5 --

A CHARLOTTE COUNTY FATHER IS IN JAIL TONIGHT.

POLICE SAY CHRISTOPHER BEST WAS DRUNK --

WHEN HE PLOWED INTO A ROAD CREW LAST NIGHT --

KILLING ANOTHER MAN.

WITNESSES SAY BEST CRASHED INTO A TRUCK WITH FLASHING LIGHTS --

ON U-S 41 AND MELBOURNE.

ONE WORKER DIED.

THREE PEOPLE GOT HURT --

INCLUDING BEST'S SIX-YEAR-OLD SON, WHO WAS IN THE CAR WITH HIM.

INVESTIGATORS SAY --

BEST THEN WENT TO BAYFRONT HEALTH IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

THAT'S WHERE HE BLEW A POINT-21 IN THE PARKING LOT --

ALMOST THREE TIMES THE LEGAL LIMIT!

WITNESSES SAY BEST WAS SPEEDING BEFORE THE CRASH.

HIS NEIGHBORS DEFEND HIM. Return to index of stories...


DUI CRASH-SOTVO


"I've never known him to drink he's not a bad person, he's not a bad person."

JEMEL GARDENER OF LEHIGH ACRES WAS THE WORKER KILLED.

ANOTHER MAN WAS PINNED BETWEEN THE TWO CARS.

HE'S IN SERIOUS CONDITION TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


TRANSGENDER MURDER ARREST-OC SS(2) VO WIPE


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A MAN CHARGED WITH MURDERING A FORT MYERS TRANSGENDER WOMAN WAS SEXUALLY LINKED TO HER MONTHS BEFORE HER DEATH.

OFFICERS SAY THEY GOT A TIP THAT YAZMIN SANCHEZ AND TERRY BRADY WERE IN A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP.

SANCHEZ POSTED ON FACEBOOK THAT BRADY "LIKED TO BE WITH GUYS."

SANCHEZ REFERRED TO BRADY AS "BIG DADDY" AND TOLD OTHERS THAT "BRADY LOVED HER."

BRADY APPEARED IN COURT FOR THE FIRST TIME TODAY.

THAT'S WHERE WE LEARNED OFFICERS FOUND FIVE BULLETS NEAR SANCHEZ'S BODY THAT MATCHED A GUN THEY FOUND IN HIS HOUSE.

IN JUNE - OFFICERS FOUND SANCHEZ SHOT TO DEATH IN AN ALLEY ON FOWLER STREET.

HER BODY HAD BEEN SET ON FIRE. Return to index of stories...


TRANSGENDER MURDER ARREST-SOTVO


DOUBLE SOT - Chris Pagani - Nearby Business Employee

00:26:52 I am very happy that they found that person that did that. He deserves what he gets. 00:26:57

00:27:49 it eases things knowing that that person isn't out there yet doing something to somebody else. 00:27:56

SANCHEZ'S BRA TESTED POSITIVE FOR GASOLINE.

BRADY'S ATTORNEY SAYS ALL OF THE EVIDENCE IS CIRCUMSTANTIAL.

OFFICERS ARE NOT CALLING THE MURDER A HATE CRIME. Return to index of stories...


AMY YOUNG RESTRAINING ORDER-TCMON SS(2) TCMON


WE HAVE CONFIRMED --

THE EX-WIFE OF A NAPLES POLICE OFFICER --

KILLED IN A DOMESTIC DISPUTE -- HAS NOW FILED A RESTRAINING ORDER.

NINA DIAZ MONROIG --

WANTS SERGEANT AMY YOUNG TO STAY AWAY FROM HER AND HER CHILDREN.

MONROIG CLAIMS YOUNG SHOT HER EX HUSBAND -- THEN HERSELF AT THEIR HOUSE IN ESTERO.

WE DO KNOW MONROIG'S EX-HUSBAND, LUIS, WAS KILLED AND YOUNG WAS SHOT.

BUT DEPUTIES AREN'T SAYING WHO PULLED THE TRIGGER.

REGARDLESS,

A JUDGE GRANTED THE RESTRAINING ORDER ON MONDAY.

IN THAT REQUEST --

DIAZ-MONROIG WROTE "AMY YOUNG SHOT HERSELF AND SHOT MY CHILDREN'S FATHER IN THE HEAD WHILE TWO OF MY CHILDREN WHERE IN THE HOUSE."

NAPLES POLICE SAY YOUNG'S STILL OUT ON MEDICAL LEAVE.

COLLIER DEPUTIES TOLD HER TO GIVE UP HER GUNS.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY'RE ALMOST DONE WITH THEIR INVESTIGATION. Return to index of stories...


CAR IN A CANAL-TRX VO TOPS


ON YOUR SCREEN RIGHT NOW -

YOU CAN SEE A CAR SUBMERGED IN A CAPE CORAL CANAL.

THIS WAS NEAR SOUTHWEST 10TH STREET AND SOUTHWEST 11TH COURT.

A BOATER FOUND IT AND WAS CONCERNED SOMEONE WAS TRAPPED INSIDE.

FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDED AND THE CAR WAS EMPTY.

A CREW IS NOW PULLING THE CAR OUT OF THE CANAL TO INVESTIGATE. Return to index of stories...


DIRTY GYM COACH-OC SS OC


CAUGHT IN THE ACT --

A MOTHER FOUND A FLORIDA GYMASTICS INSTRUCTOR HIDING IN HER 13-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER'S CLOSET IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT.

THE GIRL ADMITTED THEY HAD SEX.

21-YEAR-OLD JUSTIN HENRY TEACHES AT ELITE WORLD GYMNASTICS IN LAKELAND.

IT'S UNCLEAR IF THE TEEN IS ONE OF HIS STUDENTS.

BUT IT ISN'T HIS FIRST RUN IN WITH THE LAW.

IN APRIL --

HE WAS ACCUSED OF TAKING THREE 14-YEAR-OLDS FOR A RIDE,

GIVING THEM ALCOHOL AND TOUCHING ONE GIRL'S THIGH.

IN THAT CASE --

HE WAS CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF INTERFERING WITH CHILD CUSTODY.

TONIGHT--

HE'S OUT OF JAIL ON BOND. Return to index of stories...


12 YEAR OLD ARRESTED FOR MURDER-OC SS(2)


NEW AT 5-

A SHOCKING ARREST

A 12-YEAR-OLD FLORIDA BOY IS CHARGED WITH MURDER.

JACKSONVILLE DEPUTIES SAY SHARRON TOWNSEND IS ONE OF TWO SUSPECTS SEEN IN SURVEILLANCE VIDEO RUNNING FROM THE SCENE OF A MURDER.

OFFICERS SAY THOMAS TRENT WAS SHOT IN THE HEAD.

TRENT WAS HOMELESS.

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FL SEARCH FOR MISSING TEEN-OC SS VO WIPE


A MASSIVE SEARCH IS UNDERWAY RIGHT NOW FOR A MISSING ORANGE COUNTY TEENAGER.

DEPUTIES ARRESTED HER MOTHER'S BOYFRIEND.

SANEL SAINT SIMON IS CHARGED WITH GIVING FALSE INFORMATION TO POLICE AND TRYING TO DESTROY EVIDENCE.

DEPUTIES SAY HE CLEANED UP BLOODSPATTER IN THE HOUSE AND LIED TO DETECTIVES ABOUT WHERE HE WAS ON MONDAY.

THAT WHEN ALEXANDRA CHERY DISAPPEARED.

DEPUTIES ARE SEARCHING FOR THE GIRL NEAR THE OSCEOLA-POLK COUNTY LINE. Return to index of stories...


FL SEARCH FOR MISSING TEEN-SOTVO


"The worse case scenario is that this individual could be seriously injured. We could be looking at a homicide -- that's not what we're saying at this time -- but that's a worse case scenario."

SAINT SIMON IS IN THE ORANGE COUNTY JAIL TONIGHT. Return to index of stories...


STANDARDIZED TESTING-OTS VO


THE MOVEMENT TO OPT OUT OF STANDARDIZED TESTING IN FLORIDA IS GAINING MOMENTUM.

IT ENERGEIZED WEDNESDAY --

WHEN LEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER DON ARMSTRONG SAID HE WANTED HIS OWN KIDS TO OPT OUT.

SINCE THEN --

HUNDREDS OF PARENTS EMAILED US OR COMMENTED ON FACEBOOK, ECHOING ARMSTRONG'S SUGGESTION THE TESTS ARE TOO STRESSFUL.

THE SUPERINTENDENT'S GETTING QUESTIONS.

THE DISTRICT CLAIMS PARENTS ARE TALKING TO THEM YET.

BUT --

FORMER ESTERO HIGH ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL KATHLEEN JASPER IS HOSTING A WEBINAR INFORMING PARENTS ABOUT OPTING OUT.

SO FAR --

CLOSE TO 400 PARENTS STATEWIDE HAVE SIGNED UP. Return to index of stories...


RED TIDE MOVING-OC VO WIPE


A RED TIDE BLOOM NEARLY SEVEN TIMES THE SIZE OF MAHATTAN IS DRIFTING TOWARD SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

RESEARCHERS ARE TRACKING RED TIDE IN THE GULF.

TODAY ABC7 JOINED RESEARCHERS AT MOTE MARINE AS THE GEARED UP TO FOLLOW THE BLOOM.

THEY SAY IT'S 80 MILES LONG AND 50 MILES WIDE.

RED TIDE KILLS MARINE LIFE AND CAN CAUSE BREATHING PROBLEMS FOR PEOPLE ON THE BEACH. Return to index of stories...


RED TIDE MOVING-SOTVO


Vincent Lovko, Phytoplankton Ecology Program Manager at Mote Laboratory - "We want to get in front of the bloom so we can see what's happening beneath the surface on this side of the bloom so that might help tell us where it's going."

RESEARCHERS HOPE TO LEARN HOW FAST IT'S MOVING SO THEY CAN PREDICT WHERE IT'S GOING.

WORKERS WITH THE SANIBEL CAPTIVA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION ARE TESTING THE WATER.

THERE IS NO SIGN OF RED TIDE. Return to index of stories...


HEATSTROKE DEMO-OTS VO WIPE


NEW AT 5--

SEVERAL SCARY CLOSE CALLS.

ABC-7 HAS LEARNED SOUTHWEST FLORIDA FIREFIGHTERS --

HAVE RESCUED CHILDREN FROM HOT CARS THIS SUMMER.

THANKFULLY BEFORE IT TURNED DEADLY.

BUT --

TODAY IS NATIONAL HEAT STROKE PREVENTION DAY.

THE IONA MCGREGOR FIRE DEPARTMENT TEAMED UP WITH "SAFE KIDS" AND LEE

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TO SHOW US HOW FIREFIGHTERS RESCUE CHILDREN STUCK IN HOT CARS.

SO FAR THIS YEAR -- 19 KIDS HAVE DIED IN HOT CARS IN THE U-S.

TWO IN FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


HEATSTROKE DEMO-SOTVO


Tracy McMillion, Iona McGregor Fire Department

:26:53 even with all the education and all the information that we try

to put out there, it constantly needs to be a reminder

:05

BUTT SOT

Francine Donnorummo,

Asst. State Attorney

:32:50 Is there anything else we can do.

I dont know! I think making people aware over and over again and

making the community almost accountable. If you see a kid in a car,

YOU take action.

IN 2007 --

FLORIDA MADE IT A CRIME --

TO LEAVE A CHILD, SIX OR YOUNGER, IN A CAR FOR 15 MINUTES OR MORE.

EXPERTS SUGGEST LEAVING SOMETHING IN THE BACKSEAT AS A REMINDER. Return to index of stories...


DINE OUT FOR THE CURE-OTS VO WIPE


TONIGHT YOU CAN HELP IN THE FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS GO OUT TO EAT!

RESTAURANTS IN LEE, COLLIER AND CHARLOTTE COUNTIES ARE INVOLVED IN DINE OUT FOR THE CURE.

FOR THE SECOND YEAR - EACH PARTICIPATING RESTAURANT WILL DONATE PART OF THE DAY'S SALES TO SUSAN G. KOMEN OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

WE SPOKE WITH PEOPLE EATING AT THE FOUR POINTS SHERATON IN PUNTA GORDA.

SOME DIDN'T KNOW THEY WERE FIGHTING BREAST CANCER WITH EVERY BITE. Return to index of stories...


DINE OUT FOR THE CURE-SOTVO BNR


Geoffrey Levy

Customer

When I woke up this morning I didn't think I was going to be donating to a good cause and so I was going to eat breakfast anyways so I'm really happy that some of that money is going to something that is really important.

Paige Faulkner

Server, Four Points Sheraton

As a woman It's a very very important issue for me. and knowing someone very close to me, my aunt emily, it's so dear to my heart.

DINE OUT RUNS THROUGH DINNER - SO YOU CAN STILL GET INVOLVED.

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FACE MY AGE-2SHOT SS(4) 2SHOT


HERE'S THE STORY WE'VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT IN THE NEWSROOM ALL AFTERNOON --

A NEW SITE THAT USES YOUR SELFIES TO TELL YOU HOW OLD PEOPLE THINK YOU LOOK.

TWO COLLEGE PROFESSORS CREATED THE SITE TO ESTIMATE HOW YOU'RE AGING- AND HOW LONG YOU'LL LIVE BY COMPARING IT TO OTHER USERS.

TODAY WE PUT IT TO THE TEST.

HERE'S HOW IT WORKS.

YOU UPLOAD YOUR PICTURE.

NO SMILING ALLOWED.

AND ANSWER SOME QUESTIONS.

THE SITE USES FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY TO DETECT SIGNS OF AGING.

SO HOW DID WE MEASURE UP?

HERE'S MY NO FILTER SELFIE.

I DID NOT FAIR SO WELL.

THE SITE SAYS I LOOK 37.

I'M ACTUALLY 32.

I HAVE TO POINT OUT I'M NOT WEARING MAKEUP IN THIS SELFIE. NO FILTER AND YOU CAN'T SMILE.

I DID A LITTLE BETTER.

I'M 30. IT SAYS I LOOK JUST 18.

WE'LL BOTH LIVE PAST 80, SO THAT'S GOOD.

WE PUT IN THIS PICTURE OF MICHELLE OBAMA AND BAD NEWS-

THE FIRST LADY LOOKS 81.

SHE'S ONLY 50.

THERE IS A CAVEAT.

SHE'S SMILING IN THE PHOTO-

WHICH WE THINK SKEWED THE RESULTS.

IF YOU'RE BRAVE ENOUGH TO TRY IT-

WE HAVE A LINK TO THE SITE ON OUR WEBSITE-

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DOW-NATSVO TOPS


'nats of closing bell'

TODAY'S CLOSING BELL CAPPED OFF A BRUTAL DAY ON WALL STREET.

THE DOW FELL MORE THAN 300 POINTS.

THAT'S THE WORST IN SIX MONTHS.

IT WIPED OUT GAINS FROM THE ENTIRE YEAR.

THE S-AND-P AND NASDAQ ALSO DROPPED MORE THAN TWO PERCENT. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE ONE------------


80-THOUSAND BEES.

ONE HIVE.

THE CAPE CORAL BEE INFESTATION.

IT'S MUST-SEE.

"bleeped out finding treasure and cursing" family cheering

FLORIDA TREASURE HUNTERS HIT GOLD!

THE PRICELESS PIECE OF HISTORY THEY UNCOVERED AND WHY THEY'LL KEEP DIGGING.

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


TZ1 A BEEHIVE PROBLEMS-VOTOPS


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TZ1 B FL TREASURE-NATSVO


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JP 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


TRACKING MORE STORM CHANCES

The onshore flow continued on Thursday, with scattered downpours and storms developing in coastal areas and then moving inland. This activity may try to push back into the Urban Corridor this evening as temps fall into the 80s. The rain and storms will slowly end overnight, with lows in the mid to upper 70s.

Storm chances will continue into Friday, but with some changes. Winds will shift to the south and east, ending the morning rainfall threat. However, scattered PM showers and storms will likely be a good bet in the Urban Corridor, with activity diminishing in the evening. Highs on Friday will be in the low 90s.

More moisture works into the area for the weekend, increasing the rain and storm chances. The activity still looks to be scattered, but coverage will likely be greater than during the work week. Highs both Saturday and Sunday will be in the low 90s.

The extra moisture looks to linger into early next week, keeping PM storm chances elevated. As we move into Tuesday and Wednesday, some slightly drier air will arrive, reducing the coverage of the PM activity.

TROPICAL UPDATE

We are still keeping a close eye on a tropical system east of the Lesser Antilles. This system looks stronger than Wednesday and the National Hurricane Center said it is nearing tropical depression status.

The hurricane center has given this system a 70% chance of development, but it could become a Tropical Depression later tonight.

All the forecast guidance has this system still impacting the Lesser and Greater Antilles, before moving northwest toward the Bahamas. It does not look like this system will impact Florida.

Elsewhere, no major activity is expected over the next 5 days. Return to index of stories...


BEEHIVE PROBLEMS-VO IN POP


80 THOUSAND BEES!

A SIGN IN CAPE CORAL IS WARNING PEOPLE ABOUT THEM.

AND WE FOUND THEM.

BUT --

BEE EXPERTS DISAGREE ON WHETHER THEY'RE TRULY DANGEROUS.

THIS SIGN ON TRITON COURT READS "DANGER AFRICANIZED BEE REMOVAL -- KEEP AWAY."

AFRICANIZED BEES ARE SUPER AGGRESSIVE.

THEY STING HUNDREDS OF TIMES.

ALTHOUGH THE BEES IN THIS HIVE DID STING PEOPLE --

LICENSED BEE REMOVERS SAY THEY ARE *NOT* AFRICANIZED. Return to index of stories...


BEEHIVE PROBLEMS-SOTVO


B. KEITH COUNCELL, LICENSED BEE REMOVER

00:42:12 "Those bees would be so aggravated that anything that moves

in that area would be getting stung." 00:42:18

IF A BEE REMOVER BELIEVES A HIVE IS AFRICANIZED THEY KILL THE QUEEN

AND REPLACE IT WITH A EUROPEAN QUEEN.

IN ORDER TO TELL IF A BEE HIVE IS ACTUALLY AFRICANIZED -- THE STATE

HAS TO D-N-A TEST IT.

THE BEE KEEPER WHO PUT THIS SIGN UP SAYS IT'S FOR LIABILITY REASONS.

COUNCELL SAYS IT'S A SCARE TACTIC HE DOESN'T AGREE WITH. Return to index of stories...


FL TREASURE-TCMON SOTVO WIPE


A FLORIDA TREASURE-HUNTING FAMILY HAS STRUCK GOLD.

TWICE.

"bleeped out finding treasure and cursing" family cheering

RICK SCHMITT STARTED TREASURE HUNTING WHEN HE WAS FOURTEEN.

THIS WAS THE MOMENT HE'S ALWAYS DREAMED OF.

HIS FAMILY WAS DIVING OFF THE COAST OF FORT PIERCE SEARCHING FOR SPANISH GOLD.

HIS SON SPOTTED A SHIMMER.

IT WAS THE MISSING PIECE FROM AN ARTIFACT FOUND IN 1989.

IT'S A NECKLACE THAT WAS FOUND IN THE WRECKAGE IN 1989.

IT WAS USED BY A HIGH, RANKING CATHOLIC CHURCH OFFICIAL TO CARRY THE EUCHARIST. Return to index of stories...


FL TREASURE-SOTVO


"I pretty much knew what it was right away, nothing's ever looked like that

before. It could only be the missing piece."

LAST YEAR, THE FAMILY DUG UP MORE THAN 3-HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF GOLD CHAINS AND COINS FROM THE WRECKAGE.

THIS PIECE HAS NOT BEEN APPRAISED.

THE FAMILY CALLS IT PRICELESS. Return to index of stories...


TESLA TEST DRIVE-OC VO


SOME PEOPLE ON CAPTIVA TODAY --

GOT A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY!

THE CHANCE TO TEST DRIVE A COMPLETELY ELECTRIC, TESLA MODEL S.

NEW.

RARE.

AND AS EXPENSIVE AS IT GETS.

HERE'S WHY THEY'RE ON CAPTIVA.

THE SOUTH SEAS ISLAND RESORT IS LAUNCHING THEIR BRAND NEW ​TESLA AND UNIVERSAL ​CHARGING STATION​S​.

THEY'RE THE FIRST RESORT ON THE ISLANDS TO HAVE ONE.

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LIVE THE WAGE-OC SS(3)


COULD YOU LIVE ON $77 DOLLARS A WEEK?

THAT'S THE REALITY FOR MINIMUM WAGE WORKERS.

TONIGHT THERE'S A VIRAL CHALLENGE.

#LIVE THE WAGE

THREE CONGRESSMEN ARE TAKING PART THIS WEEK AND TWEETING THEIR PROGRESS.

FOR A COUPLE THEY HAVE $154 FOR FOOD, TRANSPORTATION AND OTHER EXPENSES

THAT DOESN'T INCLUDE CHILDREN.

FORMER OHIO GOVERNOR TED STRICKLAND TURNED TO THE DOLLAR MENU TO GET BY.

TWO OF THE LAWMAKERS ARE BEHIND A BILL TO RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE.

IT HASN'T GONE UP SINCE 2009.

TO GET INVOLVED HEAD TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE -- ABC7 SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


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TEASE TWO------------


GET STYLED LIKE THE STARS WITHOUT LEAVING YOUR HOUSE.

ABC7 SHOWS THE NEW WAY WOMEN EVERYWHERE ARE GETTING THAT RED-CARPET LOOK FROM THEIR VERY OWN STYLIST.

PLUS -

BRIDES DO IT.

NEW MOMS DO IT.

NOW COLLEGE BOUND FRESHMEN CAN, TOO.

THE DORM-REGISTRY.

WHERE IT IS AND HOW IT COULD MEAN BIG SAVINGS FOR YOU. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A GMA PERSONAL STYLIST-VOTOPS-WIPE


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TZ2 B COLLEGE DORM REGISTRIES-VOTOPS


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GMA PERSONAL STYLIST-VO IN TCMON


JUST ABOUT EVERY CELEBRITY HAS A PERSONAL STYLIST FOR THOSE IMPORTANT RED CARPET MOMENTS.

NOW, YOU CAN TOO.

YOUR OWN STYLIST IN YOUR HOUSE FOR 20 DOLLARS A MONTH.

ABBIE BOUDREAU SHOWS US HOW IT WORKS! Return to index of stories...


GMA PERSONAL STYLIST-PKG


THEY'RE THE CELEBRITY CLOSET CONFIDANTES

STYLISTS LIKE RACHEL ZOE DRESSING HOLLYWOODS HOTTEST.FROM KATE HUDSON.

Nats Kate Hudson episode

TO DEMI MOORE.

Nats Demi Moore episode

AND NOW, WITH JUST A FEW CLICKS.YOU TOO CAN HAVE YOUR OWN PERSONAL GLAM GURU-FOR JUST 20 BUCKS!

SOT KATRINA LAKE, CEO STITCH FIX

You try everything on at home in your own closet with your own shoes

IT'S CALLED "STITCH FIX" AND IT'S REVOLUTIONIZING THE WAY *MODERN* WOMEN SHOP.

GFX

START BY FILLING OUT A PERSONAL STYLE PROFILE ONLINE. THEN, YOUR VERY OWN PERSONAL STYLIST SHOPS WITH YOU IN MIND, AND SENDS YOU 5 ITEMS IN THE MAIL, INCLUDING JEWELRY AND CLOTHING. IF YOU WANT TO KEEP THEM. THE TWENTY DOLLARS YOU PAID UP FRONT GOES TOWARDS THE PRICE OF THE ITEMS. IF YOU DON'T LIKE ANYTHING - YOU SIMPLY SEND IT ALL BACK - BUT YOU LOSE THE TWENTY YOU SPENT.

sot: How would you describe yourself? I think I'm described as an edgy boho! AB: I love that! HS: cuz i'm a mom and i wanted to have stuff that was easy to chase the kids around but still had a little it of an edge to it.

working mom heather spore has BEEN USING this site FOR / NINE MONTHS!

19;20;29;11 a - Would you say this is a win? h - this is a huge win for me! i hadnt bought any new clothes in i dont even know how long

ON HER PROFILE - HEATHER MARKS THE PRICE RANGE SHE'S WILLING TO SPEND.

THEY EVEN SEND FASHION CARDS - WITH SUGGESTED STYING OPTIONS.

AND WHILE SIZING CAN VARY FROM STORE TO STORE. STICH FIX MAKES SURE TO STANDARDIZE their SIZING OPTIONS.

SOT KATRINA LAKE, CEO STITCH FIX

we have our own fit scale so we know that this item is marked a 2 but it is actually fitting more like 4.

AND WITHOUT THE HASSLE OF SHOPPING MALLS AND LONG LINES.HEATHER FINDS YET ANOTHER. *PERFECT FIT* FROM THE COMFORT OF HER HOME.

NAT: 19;46;50;53 abbie - so is this a keeper? h - yeah this is a keeper!

FOR GMA, AB, ABC NEWS, LA. Return to index of stories...


COLLEGE DORM REGISTRIES-OC VO


BRIDES SET UP REGISTRIES.

MOMS-TO-BE SET UP REGISTRIES.

AND NOW FUTURE COLLEGE STUDENTS ARE TAKING THE HINT.

NEW TONIGHT --

TARGET AND "THE CONTAINER STORE" ARE NOW OFFERING KIDS THE CHANCE TO SIGN UP FOR SHOWER CADDIES, BEDDING SUPPLIES AND OTHER COOL DORM ROOM ITEMS.

AND IT'S CATCHING ON.

"THE CONTAINER STORE" SAYS REGISTRIES FOR COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS OUTPACED WEDDING REGISTRIES LAST YEAR --

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LATCH ON CAPE CORAL-VO CG


LOOKING AHEAD -

TOMORROW --

BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CAN TAKE PART IN A NATIONWIDE EVENT

IT'S CALLED THE BIG LATCH ON.

IT''S A SYCRONIZED EVENT TO CELEBRATE WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK AND RAISE AWARENESS.

MOTHERS AND THEIR CHILDREN CAN PARTICIPATE AT HEALTHPARK MEDICAL CENTER AND AT CAPE CORAL HOSPITAL.

IT BEGINS AT 10:30 IN THE MORNING -

YOU NEED TO BE THERE BY 10 TO REGISTER.

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TEASE THREE------------


MORE THAN 700 PEOPLE ARE DEAD.

TWO AMERICANS IN QUARUNTINE -- FIGHTING FOR THEIR LIVES.

THIS IS THE WORLD'S DEADLIEST EBOLA OUTBREAK IN HISTORY.

AHEAD --

NEW TONIGHT -- THE POSSIBILITY IT COULD SWEEP THROUGH THE UNITED STATES.

ANOTHER FIRE SPARKED BY AN APPLE DEVICE.

AHEAD - HOW AN I-POD CAUGHT FIRE AND BURNED A YOUNG GIRL.

THEN THIS --

Baltimore Ravens Running Back

"That night I replay over and over in my head. That's not me. My actions

were inexcusable."

CAUGHT ON CAMERA DRAGGING HIS WIFE BY HER HAIR AFTER HE PUNCHED HER IN THE FACE.

AN N-F-L STAR IS TALKING ABOUT AND APOLOGIZING.

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TZ3 A EBOLA UPDATE-VO


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TZ3 B IPAD FIRE-VO


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TZ3 C RAY RICE SPEAKS-SOTVO


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MARYJAYNE COYNE OF NAPLES

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