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DIRECTORS PAGE POOL GUY STUCK-SOTVO
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS MORE FLOODING VIDEO OR PICS-(3)SSTOPS
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS FLOOD COVERAGE WRAP-ONCAM, BNR
HL1) EXTREME WEATHER-SOTVO MAYBE: DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP
HL2) CAPE CORAL MURDER-VO-WIPE MAYBE: NFM DEATH INVESTIGATION-OTS, VO, ss
HL3) NFM DAYS INN-VO-WIPE MAYBE: CHARLOTTE 911-ONCAM, CG, BNR
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP
GOOD MORNING: WEATHER-VOTOPS, EANIBOXES POOL VACUUMS STOLEN-EANIBOXE
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL POOL VACUUMS STOLEN-SOTVO
BIG STORY CLIP-CLIP 711 ROBBER ARRESTED-TRX, SSTOPS
COLLIER COUNTY FLOODING-VO IN POP LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-ONCAM, VO
COLLIER COUNTY FLOODING-SOT BRAVO TRIAL -WIPE, VOTOPS
MERCANTILE BUSINESS FLOODED-TRX, VOTOPS,EANIBOXES SAME SEX MARRIAGE BAN-ONCAM, VO
TIGERS AT THE ZOO-WIPE, VOTOPS SAME SEX MARRIAGE BAN-SOTVO
COLLIER HEALTH WARNING-ONCAM MILLAGE RATE STAYING THE SAME-ONCAM
DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP MANATEE PARK SEAWALL REPAIR-ONCAM, VO
NFM DAYS INN DISTURBANCE-OTS, VO, ss DTFM PARKING APP-ONCAM, VO
MAYBE: CHARLOTTE 911-ONCAM, CG, BNR 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
YOUNG TEEN ARRESTED FOR MURDER-ONCAM, SS(2), VO 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
YOEL MUNOZ BACKGROUND-ONCAM, SOTVO STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
LAROSA INVESTIGATION-ONCAM, VO STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
CLERK OC COURT SCAM-OTS TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
SGT WILSON TRIBUTE-ONCAM, SS PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO NEW THIS MORNING-CLIP
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO BACK TO SCHOOL MODE-OTS
STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS BACK TO SCHOOL MODE-TC MON
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL BACK TO SCHOOL MODE-HFSCN(2)
TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS
PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR
FGCU DORMS-OTS, VO ALEX:-2 SHOT, BOXES
FGCU DORMS-SOTVO ALEX:-LIVE
WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS ALEX:-VO
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL ALEX:-SOTVO
DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP ALEX:-LIVE
EBOLA PATIENTS-TC MON, VO NEW THIS MORNING-CLIP
NEW THIS MORNING-CLIP TOURISM ANNOUNCEMENT-ONCAM, VIDBOX
GAZA UPDATE-OTS, VO BILLION DOLLAR TUNNEL-ONCAM, VO
AFRICA SUMMIT-OTS BILLION DOLLAR TUNNEL-SOTVO
SGT BERGHDAL-ONCAM, VO NEW VOTER MAPS-VO-WIPE
JAMES BRADY OBIT-ONCAM, VO NEW VOTER MAPS-SOTVO
JAMES BRADY OBIT-SOTVO 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
TOLEDA WATER-TRX, VOTOPS 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
NEAR MISSES WITH DRONES-WIPE, SOTVO TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG
NEAR MISSES WITH DRONES-SOTVO STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS
SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT
AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS NEW THIS MORNING-CLIP
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL VIDEO GAMES ARE GOOD?-TC MON
STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS CHECK YOUR PILLOW-BNC, VO
PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT THE NEW JUNGLE BOOK-TRX, NATSVO
TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS BULLOCK RACKS IN-WIPE, VOTOPS
MANSERVANTS SERVICE-TRX, SSTOPS HUNDRED FOOT JOURNEY-NATSVO
PARTY SCHOOLS 2014-ONCAM, CG BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP
BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS TS 1) SEVERE WEATHER-VOTOPS-WIPE
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS TS 2) NFM DEATH INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS, SS
HL1) POOL VACCUMS-VO-WIPE TS 3) CHARLOTTE 911-CGTOPS
HL2) VIDEO GAMES-VO-WIPE TS 4) SGT WILSON-SSTOPS
HL3) BACK TO SCHOOL MODE-VO-WIPE TS 5) CAPE CORAL MURDER-VOTOPS, SS
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP TS 6) CLERK OF COURT SCAM-ONCAM
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-3SH-WEB ANI
POOL GUY STUCK-VO IN POP END TIME


DIRECTORS PAGE


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5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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HL1) EXTREME WEATHER-SOTVO


Sot-

It's been an experience that's for sure. Not something you see

everyday out here.

25:51:22-25:51:25

SEVERE WEATHER POUNDS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

LEAVING MANY STRANDED. WITH RECORD RAINFALL.

CAN WE SEE IT AGAIN TODAY ?

METEORLOGIST ALLYSON RAYE IS TRACKING THE RADAR. Return to index of stories...


HL2) CAPE CORAL MURDER-VO-WIPE


AND A 13 YEAR OLD NOW CHARGED WITH MURDER.

WHY HIS PARENTS SAY HE'S INNOCENT. Return to index of stories...


HL3) NFM DAYS INN-VO-WIPE


PLUS ABC-7 IS UNCOVERING NEW DETAILS FROM OVERNIGHT.

A BODY IS FOUND AT A NORTH FORT MYERS HOTEL.

WHAT WE'VE DISCOVERED NEXT. Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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GOOD MORNING: WEATHER-VOTOPS, EANIBOXES


WILD WEATHER ACROSS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MONDAY.

WITH RECORD RAIN IN COLLIER COUNTY.

NAPLES GOT DRENCHED BY SIX AND A HALF INCHES!.

THAT'S THE MOST RAIN, BY A WIDE MARGIN.

SO WHAT IS EXPECTED IN THE DAY AHEAD ??

METEOROLOGIST ALLYSON RAYE HAS MORE IN YOUR FORECAST. Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


Heavy Rains Possible Again Tuesday

A weak area of low pressure continues to move northward across the Florida Peninsula Tuesday. This is the same low pressure which dumped nearly 6 inches of rain around the Naples area Monday afternoon. With ample moisture still present, expect a passing morning showers and another round of storms later on in the day. Some localized flooding will be possible again this afternoon.

Sunshine will be hard to find again for a good chunk of the day Tuesday. With the clouds in place and rain starting around mid day again, will drop temperatures below the normal - in the upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


BIG STORY CLIP-CLIP


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COLLIER COUNTY FLOODING-VO IN POP


MONDAYS NON STOP RAIN FLOODED SEVERAL ROADWAYS IN COLLIER COUNTY---

SOME AS MUCH AS 3 FEET.

DANGEROUS MOMENTS FOR DRIVERS.

THIS VIDEO SHOWS GOLDEN GATE BLVD NEAR COASTLAND CENTER.

SEVERAL CARS HAD TO BE PUSHED OUT OF THE HIGH WATER-- OTHERS HAD TO BE TOWED.

WITNESSES TELL US, THE WATER STARTED TO RISE IN LESS THAN AN HOUR. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER COUNTY FLOODING-SOT


Sot-Dakota tomasi helped pull out cars

Probably five or six that we had to pull out. A couple if Mercedes.

One guy stalled out and we were pushing him up to the light over there

do there were quite a few cars out here.

23:51:00-23:51:08

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MERCANTILE BUSINESS FLOODED-TRX, VOTOPS,EANIBOXES


AND CLEAN UP EFFORTS ARE NOW UNDERWAY FOR SOTUHWEST FLORIDA BUSINESSES THIS MORNING.

AT CAMP BOW WOW -- OFF MERCANTILE AVENUE -- THEY SAY IT TURNED INTO A WATER PARK.

THE DOGS AT THIS DAY CARE AND KENNEL FACILITY WERE LEFT SPLASHING AROUND AND SWIMMING IN THE WATER.

THAT'S AFTER THREE TO FOUR INCHES CAME INTO THE BUILDING.

THE STAFF CLEANED UP AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE SO THE DOGS WOULD HAVE A DRY PLACE TO SLEEP LAST NIGHT.

AND DOWN THE ROAD -- AT JACK'S A-T-V AND MOTORCYCLE REPAIR SHOP --

THEIR POWER STRIPS AND ELECTRONICS WERE TOTALLY SUBMERGED.

LOOKING AHEAD --

THEY MAY NOT REOPEN UNTIL THIS WEEKEND. Return to index of stories...


TIGERS AT THE ZOO-WIPE, VOTOPS


AND IT WASN'T JUST THE PEOPLE ON THE ROADS --

OR THE DOGS IN THEIR KENNELS.

DON'T FORGET ABOUT THE ANIMALS AT THE ZOO.

CHECK OUT THIS PICTURE.

TIGERS WERE UP TO THEIR PAWS IN WATER AT THE NAPLES ZOO.

IT DIDN'T GET TOO BAD.

NO ANIMALS HAD TO BE EVACUATED. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER HEALTH WARNING-ONCAM


AN IMPORTANT HEALTH ALERT TO REMIND YOU OF THIS MORNING.

WHILE IT LOOKS LIKE FUN TO PLAY IN - THE COLLIER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REMINDS EVERYONE OF THE DANGERS OF COMING IN CONTACT WITH STANDING WATER.

THERE CAN BE SHARP OBJECTS, AND CONTAMINATES.

ALSO, IF YOU HAVE A PRIVATE WELL - AND YOUR WELL HEAD IS SUBMERGED, THE COUNTY RECOMMENDS CONTACTING YOUR SERVICE PROVIDER. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP


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NFM DAYS INN DISTURBANCE-OTS, VO, ss


DEVELOIPNG FROM OVERNIGHT.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING A DEATH INVESTIGATION AT A NORTH FORT MYERS HOTEL.

DEPUTIES TELL US THEY GOT A DISTURBANCE CALL AROUND 5 LAST NIGHT.

AT THE DAY INN ALONG U-S 41 NEAR HANCOCK BRIDGE PARKWAY.

THIS MORNING WE ARE LEARNING. THE VICTIM IS LINDSEY JOE HOLLINS.

OFFICIALS ARE TREATING THIS AS A HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION.

WE DID SOME DIGGING AND FOUND, HE DOES HAVE A LENGTHY CRIMINAL HISTORY INVOLVING DRUGS.

STAY WITH ABC-7 ON THIS DEVELOPING STORY. Return to index of stories...


MAYBE: CHARLOTTE 911-ONCAM, CG, BNR


A DEVELOPING SITUATION UNFOLDING OVERNIGHT IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY ---

ABC-7 GOT AN ALERT FROM THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE THAT THE 911 LINES ARE DOWN.

THIS AFFECTS CHARLOTTE COUNTY AND PUNTA GORDA.

RIGHT NOW WE ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT WHAT CAUSED THIS.

IN THE MEANTIME ---

IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY, CALL 941-639-2101.

IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY IN PUNTA GORDA, CALL 941-639-4111.

WE PUT THIS ON OUR WEBSITE AS WELL, ABC DASH 7 DOT COM SO YOU CAN ACCESS IT AT ANYTIME.

WE WILL LET YOU KNOW AS SOON AS THE 911 LINES ARE BACK UP AND RUNNING. Return to index of stories...


YOUNG TEEN ARRESTED FOR MURDER-ONCAM, SS(2), VO


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING.

DETECTIVES SAY THEY HAVE ENOUGH EVIDENCE TO LINK A 13 YEAR OLD TO MURDER IN CAPE CORAL.

DETECTIVES BELIEVE YOEL MUNOZ REPEATEDLY STABBED A HOMELESS MAN THIS WEEKEND.

A NEIGHBOR FOUND THOMAS BERG-STROM'S BODY IN A POOL OF BLOOD --

OFF PINE ISLAND ROAD AND SANTA BARBABRA BOULEVARD.

THE TEEN SHOWED LITTLE EMOTION DURING HIS FIRST COURT APPEARANCE MONDAY ,.

THE JUDGE FOUND PROBABLE CAUSE TO KEEP HIM IN SECURED DETENTION FOR 21 DAYS.

A KNIFE, BLOODY SHOES AND A HOCKEY MASK ARE AMONG THE EVIDENCE INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY HAVE. Return to index of stories...


YOEL MUNOZ BACKGROUND-ONCAM, SOTVO


MUNOZ'S FAMILY TELLS ABC-7 -- HE'S INNOCENT.

THEY SAY THEY ARE SURE A THOROUGH INVESTIGATION WILL CLEAR HIS NAME.

13:38:24 "He's a really good boy, he's really smart , there's no

way he would do something like that."

MUNOZ'S FAMILY SAYS THEY BELIEVE HE MAY HAVE BEEN AT THE WRONG PLACE AT THE WRONG TIME.

A-B-C 7 ALSO UNCOVERED THAT LAST MONTH THE TEEN HAD RUN AWAY FROM HOME. Return to index of stories...


LAROSA INVESTIGATION-ONCAM, VO


THE INVESTIGATION INTO FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL DAVE LAROSA IS NOW OVER.

IN A RELEASED REPORT FROM THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT.

WE FOUND OUT THEY WERE INVESTIGATING COMPLAINTS OF BULLYING BY THE PRINCIPAL.

THEY LAUNCHED THE INVESTIGATION --

AFTER AN EMAIL WENT TO ALL FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.

IT CLAIMED LAROSA BULLIED, HARASSED AND EVEN WOMANIZED.

THE DISTRICT SAYS LAROSA DID NOT VIOLATE THE DISTRICT'S ​DEFINITION OF ​BULLYING.

SUPERINTENDENT NANCY GRAHAM SAYS LAROSA CONSIDERS "THIS IS A LEARNING EXPERIENCE." Return to index of stories...


CLERK OC COURT SCAM-OTS


A WARNING FOR PEOPLE IN LEE COUNTY THIS MORNING.

THE CLERK OF COURTS SAYS SOMEONE IS PRETENDING TO BE AN EMPLOYEE AND THREATENING PEOPLE WITH FINES.

THE SCAMMER CALLS. AND TELLS YOU THAT YOU OWE LATE FEES.

IF THE PERSON DOESN'T AGREE TO PAY --

THE SCAMMER SAYS THEY WILL SHOW UP TO THEIR HOUSE TO GET THE MONEY.

THE CLERK OF COURTS TELL US THEY WOULD NEVER CALL DEMANDING PAYMENT OR MAKE THREATS. Return to index of stories...


SGT WILSON TRIBUTE-ONCAM, SS


IT'S GOING TO BE A SOMBER DAY IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY.

ONE YEAR AGO --

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE LOST ONE OF THEIR OWN.

SERGEANT MICHAEL WILSON DIED RESPONDING TO A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CALL IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

TODAY ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH --

THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT WILL WEAR BLACK BANDS OVER THEIR BADGES.

THEY WILL ALSO WEAR BLUE IN HONOR OF SEARGENT WILSON. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


HAPPY TUESDAY.

SLEEP WELL?

DID YOU KNOW. IF YOU SLEPT WITH YOUR FACE IN THE PILLOW.

YOU MAY BE AGING YOURSELF FASTER?

PUSHING YOUR SKIN INTO WRINKLES

IT'S AN EASY FIX, TRY SLEEPING ON YOUR BACK. YOU'LL BREATH BETTER TOO

IT'S ONE OF THE TOP 10 THINGS WE DO EVERYDAY THAT WILL AGE YOU FASTER

THIS COMING FROM HEALTH.COM

ANOTHER THING. GET MORE THAN FIVE HOURS OF SLEEP.

ANYTHING IS ADDING WRINKLES

AND QUIT MULTI-TASKING. IT'S NOT AS EFFECTIVE AS YOU THINK AND CAUSES STRESS. WHICH CAN LEAD TO THOSE CROWS FEET

MORE DAILY NO-NO'S WHEN IT COMES TO THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH NEXT HOUR. Return to index of stories...


6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


NOW TO A VIDEO GOING VIRAL

PROVING ANYONE CAN BE TAUGHT TO USE A TOUCH SCREEN

EVEN THIS GUY.

A RED FOOTED TORTISE

BUT HE DOESN'T JUST TOUCH THE SCREEN

HE'S A MANIAC

HE FINDS THE BLINKING LIGHT AND NAILS IT

RESEARCHERS IN LONDON TRAINED THE TORTISE TO USE THE TOUCHSCREEN TO GET STRAWBERRIES

HE DIDN'T GO HUNGRY. HE GOT A PERFECT SCORE

AND HE'S NOT THAT UNIQUE 4 OTHER TORTISES WERE ALSO TAUGHT TO CHASE AND TOUCH THE LIGHTS FOR A REWARD. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


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...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT


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FGCU DORMS-OTS, VO


A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT -- FINISHED IN THE KNICK OF TIME.

CHECK OUT FGCU'S NEWEST DORM.

EAGLE HALL IS SIX STORIES TALL AND COST THE UNIVERISTY NEARLY 30 MILLION TO BUILD.

IT HOUSES OVER 500 BEDS.

BUT AFTER TAKING TWO YEARS TO BUILD --

THE UNVERSITY IS NOW PLAYING CATCH UP ONCE AGAIN. Return to index of stories...


FGCU DORMS-SOTVO


Madison Sistevaris/Incoming Freshman

00:59-1:06

To keep making more buildings for rooms and more building for classes and things like that.

RESIDENTIAL LIFE TELLS US CAPACITY IS SITTING AT ABOUT 100 PERCENT.

RIGHT NOW.THERE ARE NOT ANYMORE PLANS TO BUILD ANOTHER NEW DORM. Return to index of stories...


WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


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.Heavy Rains Possible Again Tuesday

A weak area of low pressure continues to move northward across the Florida Peninsula Tuesday. This is the same low pressure which dumped nearly 6 inches of rain around the Naples area Monday afternoon. With ample moisture still present, expect a passing morning showers and another round of storms later on in the day. Some localized flooding will be possible again this afternoon.

Sunshine will be hard to find again for a good chunk of the day Tuesday. With the clouds in place and rain starting around mid day again, will drop temperatures below the normal - in the upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP


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EBOLA PATIENTS-TC MON, VO


THIS MORNING WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO WHEN ANOTHER AMERICAN INFECTED WITH EBOLA.

WILL HEAD BACK TO THE U-S.

RIGHT NOW A SPECIAL PLANE TRANSPORTING NANCY WRITEBOL IS EN ROUTE TO ATLANTA.

WRTIEBOL WILL BE TREATED AT THE SAME HOSPITAL WHERE ANOTHER AMERICAN DOCTOR WITH EBOLA WAS ALREADY TAKEN.

THE TWO AMERICANS ARE GETTING AN EXPERIMENTAL DRUG SO NOVEL IT HAS NEVER BEEN TESTED FOR SAFETY IN HUMANS

EXPERTS DO SAY THEY'RE CONFIDENT THE DEADLY DISEASE WILL NOT SPREAD HERE --

DESPITE THESE TWO PEOPLE COMING HERE. Return to index of stories...


NEW THIS MORNING-CLIP


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GAZA UPDATE-OTS, VO


NOW TO THE LATEST IN ISRAEL.

THE COUNTRY SAYS ITS MILITARY HAS DESTROYED ALL KNOWN PALESTINIAN CROSS-BORDER TUNNELS.

A MAJOR GOAL OF THIS MILITARY OFFENSIVE AGAINST HAMAS MILITANTS.

ISRAEL IS NOW PULLING ITS GROUND FORCES FROM GAZA.

BOTH SIDES HAVE AGREED TO A 72-HOUR CEASE-FIRE, BROKERED BY EGYPT.

SINCE ISRAEL BEGAN ITS OFFENSIVE IN GAZA IN EARLY JULY, 64 SOLDIERS HAVE BEEN KILLED IN COMBAT.

AND MORE THAN 18-HUNDRED PALESTINIANS HAVE DIED. Return to index of stories...


AFRICA SUMMIT-OTS


HAPPENING IN THE DAY AHEAD.

PRESIDENT OBAMA WILL DELIVER REMARKS AT THE U.S.-AFRICA BUSINESS FORUM.

AS PART OF THE U.S.-AFRICA LEADERS SUMMIT.

TONIGHT THE PRESIDENT AND FIRST LADY WILL HOST A DINNER AT THE WHITE HOUSE FOR AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE AND SELECT GUESTS.

THE WHITE HOUSE IS BILLING THE EVENT AS THE LARGEST GATHERING OF AFRICAN LEADERS EVER IN WASHINGTON. Return to index of stories...


SGT BERGHDAL-ONCAM, VO


ABC-7 IS ALSO LOOKING AHEAD TO WHEN

ARMY SERGEANT BOWE BERGDAHL WILL BE FORMALLY QUESTIONED ABOUT HIS 2009 DISAPPEARANCE IN AFGHANISTAN AND CAPTURE BY THE TALIBAN.

HE WILL MEET WITH THE GENERAL CONDUCTING THE ARMY'S INVESTIGATION.

BERGDAHL WAS FREED BACK IN MAY IN EXCHANGE FOR FIVE TALIBAN PRISONERS.

BERGDAHL IS NOW BACK ON REGULAR DUTY IN TEXAS. Return to index of stories...


JAMES BRADY OBIT-ONCAM, VO


FORMER WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY JAMES BRADY HAS DIED.

BRADY WAS WOUNDED IN THE 19-81 ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT ON PRESIDENT REAGAN.

AND BECAME A CRUSADER ALONG WITH HIS WIFE. FOR GUN CONTROL EFFORTS.

BRADY'S FAMILY ISSUED A STATEMENT SAYING.

"JIM USED HIS MANY TALENTS AND CAN-DO ATTITUDE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF OTHERS.

WE BELIEVE WITH ALL OUR HEARTS THAT HE DID." Return to index of stories...


JAMES BRADY OBIT-SOTVO


So, he leaves the kind of legacy that I think--that certainly this press secretary and all future press secretaries will aspire to live up to.

JAMES BRADY WAS 73 YEARS OLD.

--SUPERS--

Monday

Washington

Josh Earnest

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TOLEDA WATER-TRX, VOTOPS


GOOD NEWS FOR PEOPLE IN TOLEDO OHIO.

THEY'VE BEEN GIVEN THE ALL CLEAR. AND CAN NOW DRINK TAP WATER.

HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THE ALGAE-INDUCED TOXIN CONTAMINATING LAKE ERIE.

HAS DROPPED TO SAFE LEVELS.

BUT SOME RESIDENTS SAY THEY'LL AVOID DRINKING THE WATER FOR A FEW DAYS JUST TO BE ON THE SAFE SIDE. Return to index of stories...


NEAR MISSES WITH DRONES-WIPE, SOTVO


NATS:

ATS

00:32:Kennedy tower just for your information we just saw a little drone

below us.

MAJOR CONCERNS THIS MORNING FOR AIRCRAFTS.

OFFICIALS SAY THERE HAS BEEN AN INCREASE OF NEAR MISSES WITH DRONES!

IN TWO OF THOSE INCIDENTS. PILOTS EVEN HAD TO TURN THE PLANE AROUND.

WORRIED THAT THEIR COULD BE A POSSIBLE COLLISION. Return to index of stories...


NEAR MISSES WITH DRONES-SOTVO


JOHN NANCE, AVIATION ANALYST, ABC NEWS CONTRIBUTOR

"the biggest worry is that one of these drones could be ingested by a jet

enjine in a high powered take off - for instance - and shut the engine down.

THE F-A-A SAYS IN THE PAST 90 DAYS THERE HAS BEEN A SMALL INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF DRONE INCIDENTS.

BUT THEY BELIEVE IT'S DUE TO INCREASED AWARENESS. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


SCHOOL STARTS IN LESS THAN TWO WEEKS FOR MOST KIDS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

SO, HOW DO OUR SCHOOLS RANK?

HERE'S A NEW LIST FROM WALLET HUB.

THE BEST AND WORST SCHOOLS IN THE COUNTRY.

GREEN IS THE BEST. RED IS THE WORST.

FLORIDA IS IN THE BOTTOM HALF. COMING IN AT NUMBER 29.

THE BEST?

NEW JERSEY.

THE WORST?

D-C.

FLORIDA ONE OF THE WORST WHEN IT COMES TO KIDS REPEATING AT LEAST ONE GRADE.

*BUT GOOD NEWS*

THE LOWEST BULLYING RATE IN ALL THE LAND?

RIGHT HERE IN FLORIDA! Return to index of stories...


6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


THE BEST AND WORST SCHOOLS IN THE COUNTRY.

GREEN IS THE BEST. RED IS THE WORST.

FLORIDA IS IN THE BOTTOM HALF. COMING IN AT NUMBER 29.

THE BEST?

NEW JERSEY.

THE WORST?

D-C.

FLORIDA ONE OF THE WORST WHEN IT COMES TO KIDS REPEATING AT LEAST ONE GRADE.

*BUT GOOD NEWS*

THE LOWEST BULLYING RATE IN ALL THE LAND?

RIGHT HERE IN FLORIDA! Return to index of stories...


SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG


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AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG


GOOD MORNING. TOPPING "AMERICA'S MONEY". AIRFARES CONTINUING TO CLIMB.

IN THE FIRST HALF OF THIS YEAR, THE AVERAGE ROUND- TRIP TICKET COST JUST

OVER 509 DOLLARS.

THAT'S UP 14 BUCKS FROM LAST YEAR.

FEWER SEATS, AND MORE PEOPLE WHO WANT TO TRAVEL, LEAD TO HIGHER

FARES.

P-F CHANGS SAYS THE DATA BREACH THAT WAS DISCOVERED IN JUNE, EFFECTED 33

RESTAURANTS, IN 16 STATES.

IT'S BELIEVED THAT AN INTRUDER MAY HAVE STOLEN CARD NUMBERS, AND

POSSIBLY NAMES AND EXPIRATION DATES, FROM CARDS USED OVER AN EIGHT- MONTH

PERIOD.

AND SANDRA BULLOCK TOPS FORBES NEW LIST OF HIGHEST PAID ACTRESSES.

SHE MADE 51- MILLION DOLLARS OVER THE LAST YEAR.

SECOND IS JENNIFER LAWRENCE, WITH 34-MILLION.

AND JENNIFER ANISTON, WAS THIRD, AFTER MAKING 31-MILLION DOLLARS.

LEGO HAS SOLD OUT OF ITS NEW PLAY-SET, FEATURING THREE FEMALE SCIENTISTS.

THE "RESEARCH INSTITUTE" WAS THE COMPANY'S ANSWER TO A SEVEN- YEAR-

OLD GIRL'S LETTER, WHICH CRITICIZED LEGO FOR ITS LACK OF SETS THAT INCLUDE

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN.

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


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS TH

E FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.Heavy Rains Possible Again Tuesday

A weak area of low pressure continues to move northward across the Florida Peninsula Tuesday. This is the same low pressure which dumped nearly 6 inches of rain around the Naples area Monday afternoon. With ample moisture still present, expect a passing morning showers and another round of storms later on in the day. Some localized flooding will be possible again this afternoon.

Sunshine will be hard to find again for a good chunk of the day Tuesday. With the clouds in place and rain starting around mid day again, will drop temperatures below the normal - in the upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT


adlib current traffic Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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


MANSERVANTS SERVICE-TRX, SSTOPS


HE LOOKS LIKE JAMES BOND --

AND.HE'S ASKING. WHAT CAN HE DO FOR YOU, LADIES?

A NEW START-UP IN SAN FRANCISCO CALLS THEMSELVES "MANSERVANTS."

WOMEN CAN CALL THE COMPANY.

AND HIRE A MAN.

HE COMES OVER AND CAN DO ANYTHING YOU ASK OF HIM OF COURSE **NOTHING SEXUAL.

NO NUDITY.

THESE MEN ARE VETTED EXTENSIVELY --

AND ARE GENERALLY GOOD LOOKING.

THEY MAKE 80 DOLLARS AN HOUR --

OR 300 A DAY. Return to index of stories...


PARTY SCHOOLS 2014-ONCAM, CG


TWO OF THE TOP PARTY SCHOOLS IN THE COUNTRY ARE RIGHT HERE IN FLORIDA

THE PRINCETON REVIEW RELEASED ITS ANNUAL LIST.

THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA CAME IN AT NUMBER 10.

FLORIDA STATE RANKED 12TH.

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK TOPPED THE LIST. 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) POOL VACCUMS-VO-WIPE


STRAIGHT AHEAD ON ABC-7.

A CRIME SCHEME DEALING WITH YOUR BACKYARD POOL.

WHY DEPUTIES HAVE A WARNING FOR ALL OWNERS. Return to index of stories...


HL2) VIDEO GAMES-VO-WIPE


ARE VIDEO GAMES BAD FOR YOUR CHILDREN ??

THIS MORNING WE HAVE THE ANSWER.

HOW MANY HOURS OF PLAYING VIDEO GAMES IS ACTUALLY GOOD OR BAD?? Return to index of stories...


HL3) BACK TO SCHOOL MODE-VO-WIPE


AND PARENTS LISTEN UP!

THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER.

ARE YOU PREPARED?

HIS MORNING ABC-7 HAS YOU COVERED.

HOW TO GET BACK INTO THE ROUTINE WITHOUT THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL MAY-HEM Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


Heavy Rains Possible Again Tuesday

A weak area of low pressure continues to move northward across the Florida Peninsula Tuesday. This is the same low pressure which dumped nearly 6 inches of rain around the Naples area Monday afternoon. With ample moisture still present, expect a passing morning showers and another round of storms later on in the day. Some localized flooding will be possible again this afternoon.

Sunshine will be hard to find again for a good chunk of the day Tuesday. With the clouds in place and rain starting around mid day again, will drop temperatures below the normal - in the upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


POOL GUY STUCK-VO IN POP


IT'S A REMINDER TO AVOID DRIVING. OR BEING OUTSIDE IN THIS WEATHER.

IF YOU DON'T HAVE TO DRIVE - DON'T DRIVE

THIS VIDEO IS FROM A POOL WORKER AT BRIARWOOD COMMUNITY IN NAPLES.

HE DECIDED TO WAIT OUT THE FLOODING INSIDE HIS VEHICLE. Return to index of stories...


POOL GUY STUCK-SOTVO


"I am stuck in one place and unable to do anything. The roads are so covered with water it's crazy."

IT TAKES JUST TWO INCHES OF WATER TO FLOAT THE AVERAGE CAR.

REMEMBER THE SAYING. TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN. Return to index of stories...


MORE FLOODING VIDEO OR PICS-(3)SSTOPS


ABC-7 VIEWERS SENTS US SOME PRETTY INCREDIBLE PICTURES MONDAY.

HERE YOU CAN SEE AN ABANDONED CAR -- OFF IN THE DISCTANCE ON 6TH AVENUE NORTH IN NAPLES.

HERE YOU CAN SEE SOMEONE TAKING TO THE STREETS IN A KAYAK.

AND A COUPLE OF PADDLEBOARDERS -- ALSO MAKING THEIR WAY THROUGH THE STREETS OF NAPLES Return to index of stories...


FLOOD COVERAGE WRAP-ONCAM, BNR


IF YOU ARE HEADING OUT THE DOOR THIS MORNING.

REMEMBER YOU CAN ALWAYS STAY WITH ABC 7 FOR UPDATES ON THE WEATHER AND TOP STORIES.

ON AIR AND--

ONLINE AT ABC DASH 7 DOT COM.

EVEN OUR FACEBOOK PAGE. ABC7 SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


MAYBE: DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP


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MAYBE: NFM DEATH INVESTIGATION-OTS, VO, ss


DEVELOIPNG FROM OVERNIGHT.

LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING A DEATH INVESTIGATION AT A NORTH FORT MYERS HOTEL.

DEPUTIES TELL US THEY GOT A DISTURBANCE CALL AROUND 5 LAST NIGHT.

AT THE DAY INN ALONG U-S 41 NEAR HANCOCK BRIDGE PARKWAY.

THIS MORNING WE ARE LEARNING. THE VICTIM IS LINDSEY JOE HOLLINS.

OFFICIALS ARE TREATING THIS AS A HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION.

WE DID SOME DIGGING AND FOUND, HE DOES HAVE A LENGTHY CRIMINAL HISTORY INVOLVING DRUGS.

STAY WITH ABC-7 ON THIS DEVELOPING STORY. Return to index of stories...


MAYBE: CHARLOTTE 911-ONCAM, CG, BNR


A DEVELOPING SITUATION UNFOLDING OVERNIGHT IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY ---

ABC-7 GOT AN ALERT FROM THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE THAT THE 911 LINES ARE DOWN.

THIS AFFECTS CHARLOTTE COUNTY AND PUNTA GORDA.

RIGHT NOW WE ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT WHAT CAUSED THIS.

IN THE MEANTIME ---

IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY, CALL 941-639-2101.

IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY IN PUNTA GORDA, CALL 941-639-4111.

WE PUT THIS ON OUR WEBSITE AS WELL, ABC DASH 7 DOT COM SO YOU CAN ACCESS IT AT ANYTIME.

WE WILL LET YOU KNOW AS SOON AS THE 911 LINES ARE BACK UP AND RUNNING. Return to index of stories...


DEVELOPING CLIP-CLIP


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POOL VACUUMS STOLEN-EANIBOXE


IF YOU OWN A POOL, YOU BETTER CHECK FOR YOUR VACUUM.

POLICE JUST ARRESTED A NORTH FORT MYERS POOL REPAIRMAN --

ACCUSED OF STEALING AND SELLING POOL VACUUMS.

IT'S A CRIME SCHEME THAT VICTIMIZED MANY PEOPLE. Return to index of stories...


POOL VACUUMS STOLEN-SOTVO


LISA YEARGIN, VICTIM TO POOL VACUUM THEFT

152109 if they solve this pretty quickly, we might get our vacuum back, so we're hoping something happens soon.

JERRY FALCO, BOUGHT STOLEN POOL VACUUM

274810 they had the backseat of the police car and the trunk was full of machines and hoses

CHRIS DRIGGERS WAS ARRESTED THIS WEEKEND.

WE TALKED TO HIS FORMER EMPLOYER --

PINCH A PENNY.

THEY SAY HE WORKED THERE FOR 2-MONTHS AND WAS LET GO WHEN THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE CALLED THEM. Return to index of stories...


711 ROBBER ARRESTED-TRX, SSTOPS


A ROBBER'S SHOES HELPED LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES FIND THIS ROBBERY SUSPECT.

JUSTIN BRANDEN, IS CHARGED WITH ROBBING A SEVEN-ELEVEN ON CYPRESS LAKE DRIVE NEAR MCGREGOR BOULEVARD.

HE THREATENED THE CASHIER AT GUNPOINT -

SHE GAVE HIM CASH AND HE TOOK OFF WITH CASH.

DETECTIVES SAY BRANDEN WAS CAUGHT ON SURVEILLANCE VIDEO WEARING CONVERSE SNEAKERS WITH BRIGHT-RED SHOE LACES.

OFFICERS NOTICED THAT A PERSON WEARING SIMILAR SHOES HAD VISITED THE STORE THE NIGHT BEFORE. Return to index of stories...


LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-ONCAM, VO


THE MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING A FLORIDA TEEN IN A DISPUTE OVER LOUD MUSIC APPEARED BRIEFLY IN A JACKSONVILLE COURT MONDAY.

MICHAEL DUNN WAS CONVICTED OF THREE COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED SECOND DEGREE MURDER EARLIER THIS YEAR.

BUT A MISTRIAL WAS DECLARED ON THE MURDER CHARGE --

WHEN THE JURY COULDN'T AGREE ON A VERDICT.

DUNN'S SECOND TRIAL ON THE MURDER CHARGE BEGINS SEPTEMBER 22-ND. Return to index of stories...


BRAVO TRIAL -WIPE, VOTOPS


TODAY IS DAY TWO OF THE PEDRO BRAVO MURDER TRIAL IN GAINESVILLE.

HE'S THE MIAMI MAN CHARGED IN THE 20-12 KIDNAPPING AND DEATH OF UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA STUDENT CHRISTIAN AGUILAR.

AGUILAR'S DISAPPEARANCE STARTED A SEVERAL WEEK MANHUNT.

HUNTERS EVENTUALLY FOUND HIS BODY IN A WOODED AREA.

JURY SELECTION BEGAN MONDAY. Return to index of stories...


SAME SEX MARRIAGE BAN-ONCAM, VO


ANOTHER JUDGE IN FLORIDA HAS OVERTURNED THE STATE'S BAN ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IN A SINGLE COUNTY.

THE RULING MONDAY BY BROWARD COUNTY JUDGE DALE COHEN MIRRORS DECISIONS MADE LAST MONTH BY JUDGES IN MONROE AND MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES.

JUDGE COHEN MADE THE RULING AFTER HEARING A CASE RELATED TO A 2002 CIVIL UNION IN VERMONT INVOLVING TWO WOMEN.

THEY MARRIED IN VERMONT. THEN MOVED TO FLORIDA.

NOW THEY WANT A DIVORCE. Return to index of stories...


SAME SEX MARRIAGE BAN-SOTVO


"There are two state laws that this judge just had the courage to say these laws do not pass constitutional muster and these laws are not constitutional."

SIMILAR CASES IN MONROE AND MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES. HAVE BOTH BEEN APPEALED BY STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL PAM BONDI.

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE IS NOW REVIEWING THIS ONE. Return to index of stories...


MILLAGE RATE STAYING THE SAME-ONCAM


THE MILLAGE RATE WILL STAY THE SAME IN LEE COUNTY.

COMMISSIONERS VOTED MONDAY ON THE MAXIMUM RATE.

THE NOTICES WILL BE SENT TO PROPERTY OWNERS AT THE END OF THE MONTH.

THE FINAL PRICE WILL BE DECIDED IN SEPTEMBER.

LAST YEAR, THE BOARD RAISED THE MILLAGE RATE TO HELP WITH THE BUDGET DEFICIT. Return to index of stories...


MANATEE PARK SEAWALL REPAIR-ONCAM, VO


LOOKING AHEAD.

TODAY LEE COUNTY WILL LOOK TO SPEND 600 THOUSAND OF YOUR TAX DOLLARS.

THE COUNTY TELLS US WATER FLOWING THROUGH THE CANAL AT MANATEE PARK IS ERODING THE LAND.

BECAUSE OF THAT - COMMISSIONERS WILL VOTE TO SPEND NEARLY 140-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO EXTEND THE SEAWALL.

THE ENTIRE COST OF THE PROJECT IS NEARLY 600-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

IF APPROVED, WORK WILL TAKE ABOUT 3 MONTHS TO COMPLETE. Return to index of stories...


DTFM PARKING APP-ONCAM, VO


THERE'S A NEW WAY TO PAY FOR PARKING IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS.

THE CITY JUST UNVEILED THE PASSPORT-PARKING MOBILE PAYMENT APP.

IT ALLOWS YOU TO PAY FOR COIN-OPERATED METERS WITH YOUR SMARTPHONE.

THE BEST PART.

YOU CAN ADD TIME TO THE METER WITHOUT RUNNING BACK TO YOUR CAR.

THE APP IS AVAILABLE FOR APPLE AND ANDROID PHONES. Return to index of stories...


530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH.

WE ALL WANT IT

BUT IT TURNS OUT WE'RE GOOD AT SABATOGING IT.

BY LITTLE THINGS WE DO EVERYDAY.

LIKE WEARING TOO MUCH MAKE UP.

IT DRIES OUT YOUR SKIN.MOISTURE GIVES YOU THAT RADIANT GLOW.

THIS COMING FROM HEALTH.COM

ANOTHER THING. FAT IN YOUR DIET. A LITTLE. IS OK. YOU NEED IT TO KEEP YOUR FACE LOOKING FULL, NOT TAUGHT

I'M GUILTY OF THIS NEXT ONE.DRINKING THROUGH A STRAW.

HELP KEEP YOUR TEETH STAIN FREE. BUT IT'S CAUSING WRINKLES AROUND YOUR MOUTH.

AND FOR ALL YOUR BINGE TV WATCHERS. GIVE IT A REST

AN AUSTRALIAN STUDY FOUND FOR EVERY HOUR WATCHED. YOU CUT YOUR LIFE EXPECTANCY BY 22 MINUTES. Return to index of stories...


630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


-

MOVE OVER MEN.

THE NEW FACE OF UNDER ARMOUR IS.

A BALLERINA.

THE COMPANY GOING AFTER WOMEN WITH IT'S ATHLETIC WEAR

LAUNCHING IT'S LARGEST CAMPAIGN THIS WEEK

FREATURING BALLERINA MISTY COPELAND

THE SLOGAN. I WILL. WHAT I WANT

SAYING WOMEN CAN ACHIEVE ANYTHING

WHICH OTHER STARS ARE MAKING APPEARENCES.

MORE ON GMA. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


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.Heavy Rains Possible Again Tuesday

A weak area of low pressure continues to move northward across the Florida Peninsula Tuesday. This is the same low pressure which dumped nearly 6 inches of rain around the Naples area Monday afternoon. With ample moisture still present, expect a passing morning showers and another round of storms later on in the day. Some localized flooding will be possible again this afternoon.

Sunshine will be hard to find again for a good chunk of the day Tuesday. With the clouds in place and rain starting around mid day again, will drop temperatures below the normal - in the upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT


adlib current traffic Return to index of stories...


NEW THIS MORNING-CLIP


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BACK TO SCHOOL MODE-OTS


THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR STARTS IN LESS THAN TWO WEEKS!

AND THIS MORNING.

PARENTS WE WANT TO GET YOU READY.

SWITCHING FROM SUMMER TO A SCHOOL SCHEDULE CAN BE STRESSFULL.

BUT WE HAVE SOME WAYS YOU CAN AVOID THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL MAY-HEM. Return to index of stories...


BACK TO SCHOOL MODE-TC MON


NUMBER ONE.

CREATE A ROUTINE.

NOW IS THE TIME. TO GET BACK TO A SLEEPING SCHEDULE.

EXPERTS SAY AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE SCHOOL STARTS. RE-ESTABLISH BEDTIME AND MEALTIME.

TURN OFF THE TV.

ENCOURGE YOUR KIDS TO PLAY QUIET GAMES, PUZZLES, OR FLASH CARDS INSTEAD OF WATCHING TELEVISION.

YOUR CHILDREN CAN ARRIVE BACK TO SCHOOL BETTER PREPARED TO LEARN IF HE OR SHE HAS IN ENGAGED IN LESS PASSIVE ACTIVITIES.

BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL.

HAVE A SCHOOL VISIT WITH YOUR CHILD.

MEETING THE TEACHER AND TOURING THROUGH SCHOOL GROUNDS CAN ELMINATE PRE-SCHOOL ANXIETIES.

AND MARK YOUR CALENDER. MAKE NOTES OF IMPORTANT DATES ESPESCIALLY IF YOU HAVE CHILDREN IN MORE THAN ONE SCHOOL AND NEED TO JUGGLE SCHEDULES. Return to index of stories...


BACK TO SCHOOL MODE-HFSCN(2)


OTHER WAYS TO MAKE THE TRANSITIION EASY.

CLEAR YOUR OWN SCHEDULE THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL.

YOU WANT TO BE FREE TO HELP YOUR CHILD GET USED TO THE SCHOOL ROUTINE AND OVERCOME THE CONFUSION OR NERVES.

AND FREEZE A FEW EASY DINNERS.

IT WILL BE EASY TO HAVE DINNER PREPARED SO THAT MEAL PREPARATION WILL NOT ADD TO HOUSEHOLD TENSIONS DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL.

TIME NOW IS.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK. Return to index of stories...


WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR


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.Heavy Rains Possible Again Tuesday

A weak area of low pressure continues to move northward across the Florida Peninsula Tuesday. This is the same low pressure which dumped nearly 6 inches of rain around the Naples area Monday afternoon. With ample moisture still present, expect a passing morning showers and another round of storms later on in the day. Some localized flooding will be possible again this afternoon.

Sunshine will be hard to find again for a good chunk of the day Tuesday. With the clouds in place and rain starting around mid day again, will drop temperatures below the normal - in the upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


ALEX:-2 SHOT, BOXES


THIS MORNING AND THROUGH THE NIGHT-- MANY WERE RECUPERATING AND CLEANING UP AFTER YESTERDAYS MAJOR FLOODING.

NOT ONLY WERE CARS STRANDED BECAUSE OF THE HIGH WATERS-- BUT BUSINESSES IN NAPLES SUFFERED FROM FLOODING INSIDE THEIR BUILDINGS.

ABC-7'S ALEX DE ARMAS IS OUTSIDE SEVERAL BUSINESSES OFF AIRPORT PULLING ROAD AND MERCANTILE AVENUE WHERE INCHES OF WATER MADE ITS WAY INSIDE.

ALEX HOW IS IT LOOKING OUT THERE THIS MORNING? Return to index of stories...


ALEX:-LIVE


ON CAM

THE GOOD NEWS FOR COMMUTERS TODAY.

WE DRIVE FROM FORT TO NAPLES THIS MORNING AND THE ROADWAYS WERE ALL CLEAR, NO FLOODING.

A MUCH DIFFERENT SCENE FROM WHAT MANY HERE ALONG AIRPORT PULLING ROAD AND MERCANTILE AVE EXPERIENCED YESTERDAY.

THIS SHOPPING A CENTER WAS INUNDATED WITH WATER.WHICH WAS BAD FOR BUSINESS.

THIS MORNING-- THE CLEAN UP CONTINUES AND AS YOU CAN SEE ONLY A FEW PUDDLES REMAIN.

TAKE A LOOK OVER HERE-- NOTICE THE FANS INSIDE THIS BUSINESS.

THEY ARE BEING USED TO DRY OUT THE FOUR INCHES OF WATER THESE BUSINESSES HAD INSIDE!

THE PROBLEM THEY SAY.IT ALL JUST HAPPENED SO FAST, THEY DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO REACT AND STOP THE WATER FROM GETTING IN. Return to index of stories...


ALEX:-VO


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ALEX:-SOTVO


SOT

NAME: Isel Tiziano

NUMBER: Owner, Camp Bow Wow

40:07 so as cars tried to come in to our parking lot more water would start flooding into our building:13 and before we knew it the whole place was under water:16

BUTTED TO

SANDRA fernandez

sandy's cuban cafe

201013

it was our rush hour is lunch time so at that time it started raining so of course. it affects us a lot. Return to index of stories...


ALEX:-LIVE


.

ON CAM

THAT LAST WOMAN YOU JUST HEARD FROM WORKS HERE AT SANDYS CUBAN CAFE.

THESE BUSINESSES ARE ALL HOPING TO HAVE THEIR DOORS OPEN THIS MORNING, WE WILL BE CHECKING WITH THEM TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE ABLE TO DO THAT. Return to index of stories...


NEW THIS MORNING-CLIP


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TOURISM ANNOUNCEMENT-ONCAM, VIDBOX


INVESTING IN FLORIDA'S TOURISM PAID OFF BIG LAST YEAR.

FLORIDA TAX WATCH SAY NEARLY 76-THOUSAND JOBS WERE CREATED IN 2013 BECAUSE OF TOURISM.

THE STATE PROVIDED MORE THAN 74 MILLION DOLLARS TO ATTRACT VISITORS TO THE STATE.

THAT TRANSLATED TO NEARLY 3 MILLION MORE TOURISTS THAN THE YEAR BEFORE.

THE STATE NEEDED TO CREATE MORE JOBS TO HANDLE ALL THE TOURISTS.

THE 76-THOUSAND NEW JOBS AVERAGED A SALARY OF 43-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


BILLION DOLLAR TUNNEL-ONCAM, VO


AFTER WEEKS OF DELAY.

THE ONE BILLION DOLLAR PORT MIAMI TUNNEL IN MIAMI IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC.

IT WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED TO OPEN MONTHS AGO-

BUT WAS PLAGUED WITH LAST-MINUTE ISSUES.

INCLUDING BROKEN EXHAUST FANS AND A LEAKY PIPE.

PROJECT LEADERS ARE THRILLED WITH THE FINAL RESULT. Return to index of stories...


BILLION DOLLAR TUNNEL-SOTVO


SOT--

"With all the detail in here, 44 jet fans, 91 cameras, we have a deluge system, we have both an active and passive fire system.I felt like we're looking at a newborn today. This thing was beautiful, it's shiny and it's going to serve us well."

THE TUNNEL CONNECTS PORT MIAMI TO MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND THE INTERSTATE.

BEFORE -- THE ONLY WAY TO PORT MIAMI WAS THROUGH DOWNTOWN.

.45-:54

Christopher Hodgkins

Vice President, PortMiami Tunnel Return to index of stories...


NEW VOTER MAPS-VO-WIPE


LOOKING AHEAD TO THURSDAY --

FLORIDA LAWMAKERS WILL RETURN TO THE STATE CAPITOL TO RE-DRAW THE STATE VOTER MAPS.

IN JULY - A JUDGE RULED THE CURRENT DISTRICTS WERE ILLEGAL BECAUSE THEY FAVOR REPUBLICANS.

LAWMAKERS HAVE UNTIL THE 15TH TO GIVE THE JUDGE A NEW MAP.

AFTER THAT HE COULD MOVE THE PRIMARY ELECTIONS SET FOR AUGUST 26TH.

A SPECIAL PRIMARY IS EXPENSIVE AND WOULD COST TAXPAYERS. Return to index of stories...


NEW VOTER MAPS-SOTVO


05:49:34 You have to get the map done. Make sure all of the people are in the right district. Notify them. Make sure you have adequate polling locations and all that. 05:49:44

WITH LESS THAN TWO AND HALF WEEKS LEFT --

SOME LAWMAKERS FEAR THEY WON'T HAVE A NEW MAP READY. Return to index of stories...


530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


JUST ABOUT ANYONE WHO HAS EVER FISHED. HAS CAUGHT SOMETHING THEY DIDN'T MEAN TO.

AN ANGLER IN CHINA ACCIDENTALLY NETTED A WHALE SHARK.

BUT INSTEAD OF CUTTING IT LOOSE. HE TOOK IT HOME.

ON TOP OF HIS TRUCK!

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS FISH!

THE WHALE SHARK IS THE LARGEST FISH ON THE PLANET.

THIS ONE WAS MORE THAN 16 FEET LONG, WEIGHING MORE THAN TWO TONS.

WAY MORE THAN THAT POOR TRUCK.

WHALE SHARKS ARE HUNTED IN PARTS OF ASIA. Return to index of stories...


630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


MOM. DAD. LET'S TALK POTTY TRAINING.

WE HATE IT.

THE KIDS HATE IT.

BUT NOW THERE'S HELP!

THIS MAY JUST MAKE YOUR DAY. MAYBE EVEN YOUR YEAR.

A NEW YORK CITY POTTY TRAINER. YES THERE IS A PERSON WHO IS A POTTY TRAINER. SHE SAYS SHE CAN TRAIN YOUR KID IN JUST *TWO DAYS*!!!!

AND YOU DON'T EVEN HAVE TO GO TO HER. SHE'S GOING TO REVEAL THE SECRETS, COMING UP ON GMA. Return to index of stories...


TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG


IN TODAY'S TECH BYTES. SEPTEMBER IS SHAPING UP TO BE THE MONTH OF THE "

PHABLET."

SAMSUNG WILL REPORTEDLY UNVEIL THE NEW GALAXY NOTE FOUR. WITH A FIVE-

POINT-SEVEN INCH DISPLAY, EARLY NEXT MONTH.

AND APPLE ITS EXPECTED TO UNVEIL A NEW I-PHONE WITH A FOUR-

POINT-SEVEN INCH SCREEN.

COMCAST IS MAKING IT EASIER FOR LOW INCOME FAMILIES TO GO ONLINE.

FROM NOW THROUGH SEPTEMBER TWENTIETH, FAMILIES WHO QUALIFY FOR

THE "INTERNET ESSENTIALS" PROGRAM WILL GET UP TO SIX MONTHS OF FREE SERVICE.

HAVE YOU EVER SENT OUT A TWEET AND GOTTEN NO REACTION FROM YOUR FOLLOWERS?

A NEW WEBSITE, CALLED "SAD TWEETS," IS ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TO

LOOK BACK AT THEIR BIGGEST TWITTER FAILURES.

AND TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU GET A BUNCH OF KIDS IN A ROOM.

WITH A TYPEWRITER.

THE VIDEO GOING VIRAL. PRODUCED BY THE FINE BROTHERS.

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


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS TH

E FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.Heavy Rains Possible Again Tuesday

A weak area of low pressure continues to move northward across the Florida Peninsula Tuesday. This is the same low pressure which dumped nearly 6 inches of rain around the Naples area Monday afternoon. With ample moisture still present, expect a passing morning showers and another round of storms later on in the day. Some localized flooding will be possible again this afternoon.

Sunshine will be hard to find again for a good chunk of the day Tuesday. With the clouds in place and rain starting around mid day again, will drop temperatures below the normal - in the upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT


adlib current traffic Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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


NEW THIS MORNING-CLIP


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VIDEO GAMES ARE GOOD?-TC MON


KIDS LOVE THEM.

AND EVEN SOME ADLUTS.

VIDEO GAMES.

THIS MORNING WE ARE LEARNING THEY COULD ACTUALLY BE GOOD FOR YOU.

A NEW STUDY FOUND THAT PLAYING VIDEO GAMES FOR LESS THAN AN HOUR A DAY --

HAD A POSITIVE IMPACT ON LIFE SATISFACTION FOR KIDS.

IT ALSO PROMOTED SOCIAL BEHAVIOR.

BUT --

PLAYING GAMES FOR MORE THAN THREE HOURS HAD THE OPPOSITE EFFECT. Return to index of stories...


CHECK YOUR PILLOW-BNC, VO


THIS NEXT STORY WILL HAVE YOU RE-THINK WHERE YOU LAY YOUR HEAD AT NIGHT.

WHO DOESN'T WANT THE PERFECT PILLOW.

BUT THERE'S A NEW CONCERN. THAT WE ARE KEEPING THEM FOR WAY TOO LONG.AND NOT CLEANING THEM.

DID YOU KNOW A HOST OF CRITTERS AND DEBIRS CAN BE FOUND IN YOUR PILLOW!?

YES! THAT THING YOU LAY YOUR FACE ON AT NIGHT!

YOUR PILLOW COLLECTS DUST MITES, DIRT, AND OIL. AND CAN CAUSE ALLERGY PROBLEMS AND EVEN ACNE.

A TIP.

THRITY MINUTES IN A LOW DRYER CAN CLEAR OUT SOME OF THE CLUTTER ON YOUR PILLOW. OR CHANGE YOUR PILLOW EVERY 6 MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


THE NEW JUNGLE BOOK-TRX, NATSVO


bear neccessties

THE JUNGLE BOOK IS GETTING REVAMPED!

AND GUESS WHO'S SET TO PLAY THE GROOVE LOVING BEAR BALOO??

BILL MURRAY!

HE WILL JOINS A-LISTERS LIKE LUPITA NYONG'O AND SCARLETT JOHANSSON ON THE NEW FILM.

THE MOVIE IS SCHEDULED TO RELEASE OCTOBER 9, 20-15 Return to index of stories...


BULLOCK RACKS IN-WIPE, VOTOPS


SANDRA BULLOCK IS RACKING UP SOME MAJOR CASH.

THE ACTRESS TOPS THIS YEAR'S FORBES LIST OF HIGHEST EARNING ACTRESSES.

BULLOCK EARNED A WHOOPING 51 MILLION DOLLARS BETWEEN JUNE 20-13 AND JUNE THIS YEAR.

IN SECOND..JENNIFER LAWRENCE. THIRD JENNIFER ANISTON. Return to index of stories...


HUNDRED FOOT JOURNEY-NATSVO


TWO OF HOLLYWOODS FAVORITES ARE TEAMING UP AGAIN.

OPRAH WINFREY AND STEVEN SPIELBERG.

cuisine is not an old tired marriage.It is a passionate affair!

THE TWO TEAMED UP TO PRODUCE. THE HUNDRED FOOT JOURNEY.

THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THE TWO HAVE TEAMED UP SINCE THE COLOR PURPLE IN 1985.

THE TWO WILL TALK ABOUT THEIR NEW FILM ON G-M-A THIS MORNING.

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BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP


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TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS 1) SEVERE WEATHER-VOTOPS-WIPE


TIME NOW IS.

TAKING A LAST LOOK AT TODAY'S TOP STORIES.

A MUCH DIFFERENT DAY IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA FROM MONDAY.

NAPLES SAW RECORD RAIN FALL.

NEARLY SEVEN INCHES.

BUSINNESES ALONG AIRPORT PULLING ROAD AND MERCANTILE AVENUE IN NAPLES-- ARE NOW STUCK CLEANING UP.

MANY BUSINESSES HAVE FANS AIRING OUT THE WETNESS SO THEY CAN RE OPEN. Return to index of stories...


TS 2) NFM DEATH INVESTIGATION-VOTOPS, SS


LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE WORKING A HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION AT A NORTH FORT

DEPUTIES TELL US THEY GOT A DISTURBANCE CALL AROUND 5 LAST NIGHT.

AT THE DAY INN ALONG U-S 41 NEAR HANCOCK BRIDGE PARKWAY.

THIS MORNING WE'VE LEARNED. THE VICTIM IS LINDSEY JOE HOLLINS.

WE DID SOME DIGGING AND FOUND, HE DOES HAVE A LENGTHY CRIMINAL HISTORY INVOLVING DRUGS. Return to index of stories...


TS 3) CHARLOTTE 911-CGTOPS


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ABC-7 HAS AN ALERT FROM THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

THE 911 LINES ARE DOWN.

THIS AFFECTS CHARLOTTE COUNTY AND PUNTA GORDA.

IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY.

HERE ARE THE NUMBERS YOU NEED TO CALL.

WE PUT THIS ON OUR WEBSITE AS WELL, ABC DASH 7 DOT COM SO YOU CAN ACCESS IT AT ANYTIME.

WE WILL LET YOU KNOW AS SOON AS THE 911 LINES ARE BACK UP AND RUNNING. Return to index of stories...


TS 4) SGT WILSON-SSTOPS


IT'S GOING TO BE A SOMBER DAY IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY.

ONE YEAR AGO --

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE LOST ONE OF THEIR OWN.

SERGEANT MICHAEL WILSON DIED RESPONDING TO A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CALL IN PORT CHARLOTTE.

TODAY ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH --

THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT WILL WEAR BLACK BANDS OVER THEIR BADGES.

THEY WILL ALSO WEAR BLUE IN HONOR OF SEARGENT WILSON. Return to index of stories...


TS 5) CAPE CORAL MURDER-VOTOPS, SS


DETECTIVES SAY THEY HAVE ENOUGH EVIDENCE TO LINK A 13 YEAR OLD TO MURDER IN CAPE CORAL.

THEY BELIEVE YOEL MUNOZ REPEATEDLY STABBED A HOMELESS MAN THIS WEEKEND.

DURING A FIRST APPEARANCE.

THE JUDGE FOUND PROBABLE CAUSE TO KEEP HIM IN SECURED DETENTION FOR 21 DAYS.

A KNIFE, BLOODY SHOES AND A HOCKEY MASK ARE AMONG THE EVIDENCE INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY HAVE. Return to index of stories...


TS 6) CLERK OF COURT SCAM-ONCAM


AND LEE COUNTY RESIDENTS BE ON THE LOOK FOR SCAMMERS.

THE CLERK OF COURTS SAYS SOMEONE IS PRETENDING TO BE AN EMPLOYEE AND THREATENING PEOPLE WITH FINES.

THE SCAMMER CALLS. AND TELLS YOU THAT YOU OWE LATE FEES.

IF THE PERSON DOESN'T AGREE TO PAY --

THE SCAMMER SAYS THEY WILL SHOW UP TO THEIR HOUSE TO GET THE MONEY.

THE CLERK OF COURTS SAYS THEY WOULD NEVER CALL DEMANDING PAYMENT OR MAKE THREATS. 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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