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DIRECTORS PAGE HL2) PROJECT BROWN-VO-WIPE
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS HL3) SKIN AND SUNSCREEN-VO-WIPE
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS 530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP
HL1) UNREST IN FERGUSON-VO-WIPE 530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL
HL2) HOSPITAL BREACH-VO-WIPE GOOD MORNING-CLIP 2SHOT
HL3) WEIGHT LOSS TIPS-VO-WIPE HOSPITALS HACKED MAP-VOTOPS
TOSS TO TAHMAN-CLIP-NATSVO-2SHOT POP-DISSOLVE SAT COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS HACKED-CGTOPS-VO-WIPE
UNREST IN FERGUSON-SAT LIVE COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS HACKED-SOT-OC
UNREST IN FERGUSON-PKG MACHETE ATTACK-VOWIPE
UNREST IN FERGUSON-SAT LIVE MACHETE ATTACK-SOTVO
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP BASEBALL COACH DUI-SS OC TAG
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL E NAPLES FIRE MERGER-VOWIPE
ICP CONCERT-TRX-NATSVO-ONCAM E NAPLES FIRE MERGER-SOTVO
ICP CONCERT-SOTVO CAPE WALKING PROJECT-VO
ICP CONCERT-SOTVO VR LABS LAWSUIT-trxVOTOPS
HOSPITAL BREACH-TC MON VIDBOX FMHS SENIOR PRANK-VO
FMB MAYOR OUTDATED PLANS-SOTVO VOTE 2014-CLIP
FMB MAYOR OUTDATED PLANS-ONCAM CRIST VOTES EARLY-VOTOPS-SS
THREE PROJECTS IN THE WORKS-OC-TANIBOX-OC EARLY VOTING-VIDBOX-OC
1. FM YACHT BASIN-a) votops 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
2. HANSON ST CLOSURE UPDATE-b) votops 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
3. PEDI CABS APPROVAL-c) votops STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
SUNRISE DAYCARE TRANSITION-BNC-VO-WIPE STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
DESOTO DEPUTY TRIAL-ONCAM TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
DESOTO DEPUTY TRIAL-VOTOPS-OC PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT
REGISTRATION RATES GOING DOWN-VO FMB CRAFT BEER FEST-VO
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO TOSS TO LUCAS-CLIP 2SHOT-EANIBOX
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SHV-O PROJECT BROWN-LIVE
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL BUMP-VOTOPS PROJECT BROWN-VO
STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS PROJECT BROWN-LIVE
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS
TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR
PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT BEES COULD CURE CANCER-OTS
BONITA BEACH STUDY-VO BABY BRAIN GROWTH-ONCAM
NYC FIRE RESCUE-E-AniBx-FLY CHICKEN FRENCH FIRES AT BK-VOTOPS
WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS SEAHAWKS NACHO BUCKET-VO
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL SUBWAY RAT ATTACK-NATSVO
LATEST IN IRAQ-VO SUBWAY RAT ATTACK-SOTVO
YELLOWSTONE PARK DEATH-OTS 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-TBA
SON TURNS IN MOM FOR METH-VOWIPE 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-TBA
SON TURNS IN MOM FOR METH-SOTVO FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL BUMP-VOTOPS
2000 ANIMALS INSIDE ONE HOME-VO TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG
TARGET LONGER HOURS-trxVOTOPS STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
PROJECT BROWN-OTS STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
PROJECT ORANGE-CGTOPS TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-TBA BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL BUMP-VOTOPS TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG TS 1) UNREST IN FERGUSON-VOTOPS-WIPE
AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG TS 2) HOSPITAL BREACH-VOTOPS-WIPE
STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS TS 3) HANSON STREET UPDATE-VOTOPS-WIPE
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL TS 4) BONITA BEACH STUDY-VOTOPS-WIPE
STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS TS 5) FM YACHT BASIN-VOTOPS-WIPE
PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT TS 6) FMB CRAFT BEER-VOTOPS-WIPE
TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-3SH-WEB ANI
BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP END TIME
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL BUMP-VOTOPS
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL BUMP-VOTOPS
HL1) COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS-VO-WIPE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL BUMP-VOTOPS


DIRECTORS PAGE


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5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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HL1) UNREST IN FERGUSON-VO-WIPE


THE VIOLENCE CONTINUES THIS MORNING-

ABC-7 BRINGS YOU LIE TO FERGUSON MISSOURI-

WITH THE BREAKING NEW DETAILS FROM OVERNIGHT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) HOSPITAL BREACH-VO-WIPE


A MAJOR SECURITY BREACH IN HOSPITALS ACROSS THE NATION-

AFFECTING SEVERAL IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA-

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW-

TO PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY. Return to index of stories...


HL3) WEIGHT LOSS TIPS-VO-WIPE


IT'S HARD TO LOSE WEIGHT-

ABC-7 TELLS YOU-

THE SIMPLE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO TAHMAN-CLIP-NATSVO-2SHOT POP-DISSOLVE SAT


NATS OF EXPLOSION

PEOPLE CONTINUE TO DEMAND ANSWERS THIS MORNING-

TEN DAYS AFTER THE POLICE SHOOTING OF AN UNARMED BLACK TEENAGER.

OVERNIGHT-

VIOLENT CLASHES BETWEEN POLICE AND PROTESTORS CONTINUE TO ERUPT.

AND NOW. THE NATIONAL GUARD IS TRYING TO HELP RESTORE ORDER.

ABC'S TAHMAN BRADLEY IS IN FERGUSON THIS MORNING-

HE JOINS US LIVE WITH THE VERY LATEST. Return to index of stories...


UNREST IN FERGUSON-SAT LIVE


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UNREST IN FERGUSON-PKG


CAPT RON JOHNSON, MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROL

BENJAMIN CRUMP, FAMILY ATTORNEY

DR MICHAEL BADEN, FORENSIC PATHOLOGIST

CHIEF JON BELMAR, ST LOUIS COUNTY POLICE DEPT

SCRIPT:

Overnight, the streets of Ferguson again looked like a war zone.

The Missouri National Guard assisted state and local police.

But there was little order.

Angry demonstrators lobbed molotov cocktails and other objects. Police fired

back with tear gas.

NATS

There were multiple arrests.

Captain Ron Johnson-SOT-

I WANT TO ENCOURAGE THE GOOD PEOPLE OF THIS AREA TO COME OUT AND PROTEST

TOMORROW DURING THE DAY TIME HOURS. MAKE YOUR VOICES HEARD WHEN YOU CAN BE

SEEN, AND WHERE YOU'RE NOT THE COVER FOR VIOLENT AGITATORS.

At the heart of the unrest -- the death of this 18 year old Michael Brown.

Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed the unarmed teen.

Preliminary autopsy results confirm Brown was shot multiple times, including

twice in the head.

SOT:

AT LEAST SIX SHOTS, MAY MORE, BUT AT LEAST SIX.

The medical examiner hired by Brown's family says when Officer Wilson opened

fired the teen was either charging forward or raising his hand to surrender

.

BADEN SOT:

THE MUZZLE COULD HAVE BEEN ONE OR TWO FEET AWAY AT LEAST. COULD BE FUTHER

AWAY.

Police say Brown approached Officer Wilson's car looking for a fight.

Chief Col. Jon Belmar-SOT-

IT IS OUR UNDERSTANDING AT THIS POINT IN THE INVESTIGATION THAT WITHIN THE

POLICE CAR THERE WAS A STRUGGLE OVER THE OFFICER'S WEAPON.

Exactly what happened in that moment when Brown and the officer came face to

face will be key to whether Officer Wilson is charged. A grand jury could

hear evidence as soon as Wednesday. Return to index of stories...


UNREST IN FERGUSON-SAT LIVE


There is no sign Ferguson will be returning to normal any time soon. The

start of school has been cancelled, there's a no fly zone over the city and

the National Guard is not going anywhere. TB, ABC News, Ferguson, Mo. Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


Hot & Humid Again Today

Hot & humid conditions will be the main focus again Tuesday Afternoon.

High temperatures soaring above the average by quite a few degrees.

Most areas reach into the mid 90s with feel like temperatures well into triple digits.

Hydration will be key for those who have to spend prolonged periods outdoors.

With drier air in place, rain chances stay pretty slim through the day area wide. However, isolated shower or two will be possible farther inland by late afternoon.

We stay hot, humid and dry again Wednesday. Slightly cooler temperatures and better rain chances return in time for the second half of the work week. Return to index of stories...


ICP CONCERT-TRX-NATSVO-ONCAM


'icp music'

PARENTS A WARNING.

THE F-B-I THINKS FANS OF THIS RAP DUO ARE SO DANGEROUS --

THEY CLASSIFY THEM AS A GANG.

AND THEY'RE COMING TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

THEY'RE CALLED THE INSANE CLOWN POSSE.

CITY COUNCIL HAS DECIDED THEY CAN *NOT* STOP THEIR CONCERT FROM COMING TO FORT MYERS. Return to index of stories...


ICP CONCERT-SOTVO


18:34:20 "you can't say a certain group of people or a certain genre of music can be censored."

*I-C-P* IS NOTORIOUS FOR ROWDY SHOWS --

WITH CROWD SURFING AND SPRAYING SODA ON CONCERT-GOERS.

AND AFTER. SOME OF THEIR FANS WERE INVOLVED IN CRIMES TOO --

THE F-B-I DECIDED THE WHOLE GROUP OF FANS--

WERE A LOOSLEY ORGANIZED HYBRID GANG.

WHILE SOME PEOPLE ARE CONCERNED-

THE CITY ATTORNEY SAYS THEY CAN'T BAN THEM FROM COMING. Return to index of stories...


ICP CONCERT-SOTVO


18:39:20 "the government can't pick winners and losers and say 'I like that message' and 'I don't like that message.'"

INSANE CLOWN POSSE WILL BE IN FORT MYERS AT THE HARBORSIDE EVENT CENTER OCTOBER 8TH.

FORT MYERS POLICE HAVE ALREADY STARTED PLANNING EXTRA SECURITY. Return to index of stories...


HOSPITAL BREACH-TC MON VIDBOX


IF YOU'VE BEEN TO A HOSPITAL IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA RECENTLY--

YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE IN THE HANDS OF CRIMINALS.

IT'S HAPPENING AT PHYSICIANS REGIONAL'S TWO LOCATIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

BAYFRONT HEALTH IN PORT CHARLOTTE AND PUNTA GORDA.

PLUS LEHIGH REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER.

THE COMPANY-- COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS--

SAYS HACKERS IN CHINA STOLE PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM 4 AND A HALF MILLION OF ITS PATIENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

IF YOU ARE A VICTIM, THE COMPANY SAYS YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED BY THE END OF THE MONTH. Return to index of stories...


FMB MAYOR OUTDATED PLANS-SOTVO


WE'RE HEARING FROM THE MAYOR OF FORT MYERS BEACH THIS MORNING-

ABOUT THE ISLAND'S OUTDATED EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN.

Anita Cereceda, Fort Myers Beach Mayor

:33:1 6 Its cumbersome.

butt sot

:33:53 like in all circumstances like that- uncovered other issues

that need to be addressed. Im honestly quite grateful for that.

ABC7 WAS FIRST TO EXPOSE INCORRECT INFORMATION IN THE PLAN.

SINCE THEN -- THE TOWN'S INVESTIGATED AND WORKED TO CREATE A NEW -- SAFER -- EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN. Return to index of stories...


FMB MAYOR OUTDATED PLANS-ONCAM


IT WILL BE SOME TIME BEFORE A NEW PLAN IS IN PLACE.

COUNCIL SUGGESTED TAKING A SECOND LOOK AT THE COMPANY THEY HIRE TO WRITE THE CODE BOOK.

FOR NOW - RESIDENTS CAN FIND THE SAFETY INFORMATION ON THE TOWN'S WEBSITE.

WE HAVE A LINK TO THAT ON OUR WEBSITE ABC-7.COM.

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


THREE PROJECTS IN THE WORKS-OC-TANIBOX-OC


AN UPDATE TO THREE PLANS HAPPENING AROUND FORT MYERS THIS MORNING.

FIRST -- DEVELOPERS WANT TO BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO FORT MYERS YACHT BASIN DOWNTOWN.

IT'S ALONG THE RIVERFRONT NEAR BUSINESS 41.

ONCE COUNCILMAN SAYS THE AREA COULD BE A HUB FOR EVENTS LIKE BOAT SHOWS.

CITY LEADERS WANT TO MAKE YOUR COMUTE EASIER -- BY EXTENDING HANSON STREET.

FIRST -- CREWS WILL EXTEND THE STREET FROM VERONICA SHOEMAKER BOULEVARD TO ORTIZ AVENUE.

THE SECOND PHASE WILL EXTEND HANSON TO STATE ROAD 82.

WORK WILL START A YEAR FROM NOW.

CITY COUNCIL APPROVED PEDICABS TO TRAVEL ON DOWNTOWN STREETS.

BASICALLY-- THEY ARE BIKE CARRIAGES.

ONLY TWO MOBILE BUSINESSES WILL BE ALLOWED TO OPERATE AT ONCE.

EACH BUSINESS CAN ONLY HAVE TWO PEDICABS EACH. Return to index of stories...


1. FM YACHT BASIN-a) votops


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2. HANSON ST CLOSURE UPDATE-b) votops


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3. PEDI CABS APPROVAL-c) votops


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SUNRISE DAYCARE TRANSITION-BNC-VO-WIPE


PEOPLE AT A SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ADULT DAYCARE CENTER --

CAN REST EASY THIS MORNING.

SUNSHINE COMMUNITY IS CLOSING --

BUT SOMEONE ELSE IS STEPPING UP.

"LOVING HEARTS" IS A SPANISH SPEAKING ADULT DAY CARE IN FORT MYERS.

WHEN THEY FOUND OUT ABOUT SUNSHINE COMMUNITY CLOSING -- THEY WANTED TO HELP.

SO STARTING SEPTEMBER 1ST --

"LOVING HEARTS" WILL BE A BI-LINGUAL FACILITY.

THEY'RE TAKING IN RESIDENTS AND EMPLOYEES. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO DEPUTY TRIAL-ONCAM


LOOKING AHEAD TO THIS MORNING-

THE JURY PICKS UP DELIBERATIONS --

IN THE TRIAL OF TWO FORMER DESOTO COUNTY DEPUTIES.

FEDERAL PROSECUTORS SAY STEVEN RIZZA VIOLATED AN INMATE'S CIVIL RIGHTS --

BASHING JODY HOLLAND'S HEAD INTO A WALL.

JONATHAN MAUSE IS ALSO ON TRIAL FOR TRYING TO COVER IT UP --

THEN LYING TO A FEDERAL GRAND JURY. Return to index of stories...


DESOTO DEPUTY TRIAL-VOTOPS-OC


HOLLAND SUFFERED BLUNT FORCE TRAUMA TO HIS HEAD.

BUT THE DEFENSE CLAIMS HOLLAND DID THIS TO HIMSELF TO MAKE IT LOOK LIKE HE WAS ASSAULTED.

BOTH FORMER DEPUTIES FACE SEVERAL CHARGES.

IF CONVICTED THEY COULD EACH FACE MORE THAN 30 YEARS IN PRISON. Return to index of stories...


REGISTRATION RATES GOING DOWN-VO


MORE SAVINGS FOR EVERY DRIVER IN FLORIDA --

THAT IS IF YOU DON'T HAVE AN AUGUST BIRTHDAY.

STARTING SEPTEMBER FIRST -- VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES WILL BE CHEAPER --

SAVING MOST DRIVERS AROUND 25 BUCKS PER VEHICLE.

DRIVERS WHOSE TAGS EXPIRE AFTER SEPTEMBER FIRST ARE ENCOURAGED TO WAIT.

THAT WAY. THEY CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THOSE SAVINGS. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


TRYING TO FIT INTO THAT DRESS FOR THE WEEKEND

OR MAYBE THOSE SKINNY JEANS.

IT'S NOT SO MUCH ABOUT THE FORK AS IT IS THE PILLOW

THIS COMING FROM DAILY MEAL.COM

7 HOURS OF SLEEP IS NECESSARY FOR A HEALTHY METABOLISM

AND REGULAR APPEITITE

AND IF YOU'RE NOT SLEEPING.

EAT EVERY 2 TO 4 HOURS, SMALL PORTIONS AND NEVER GO MORE THAN 5 HOURS WITHOUT FOOD Return to index of stories...


6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SHV-O


BIG PLANS FOR THE WEEKEND

NEED TO LOOK YOUR BEST.

DON'T KILL YOURSELF WITH A CRAZY DIET

START WITH WATER

THIS COMING FROM DAILY MEAL.COM

DRINK AT LEAST 8 OZ BEFORE EVERY MEAL.

IT WILL HELP YOU KNOW IF YOU'RE REALLY HUNGRY

DITCH THE TAKE OUT. IT'S OFTEN FULL OF SODIUM AND SATURATED FATS WHICH CAN BLOAT YOU

REALLY WANT TO SLIM DOWN. NO HAPPY HOUR

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FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL BUMP-VOTOPS


IT'S THE SECOND DAY OF SCHOOL FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA STUDENTS.

YESTERDAY WAS A BUSY DAY-

AND WE WANT TO SHARE SOME PICTURES FROM OUR ABC-7 FACEBOOK PAGE!

THIS IS OUR SHOW DIRECTOR MIKE BATEY AND OUR FORMER SHOW DIRECTOR RYANNE--

AT THEIR DAUGHTER'S FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


Hot & Humid Again Today

Hot & humid conditions will be the main focus again Tuesday Afternoon.

High temperatures soaring above the average by quite a few degrees.

Most areas reach into the mid 90s with feel like temperatures well into triple digits.

Hydration will be key for those who have to spend prolonged periods outdoors.

With drier air in place, rain chances stay pretty slim through the day area wide. However, isolated shower or two will be possible farther inland by late afternoon.

We stay hot, humid and dry again Wednesday. Slightly cooler temperatures and better rain chances return in time for the second half of the work week. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT


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BONITA BEACH STUDY-VO


A CONTROVERSIAL STUDY FOCUSED ON THE INTERSECTION OF BONITA BEACH ROAD AND US 41, CONTINUES TO DIVIDE PEOPLE IN THE CITY THIS MORNING.

NOW THE BONITA SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS ASKING IT'S MEMBERS--

TO ENCOURAGE THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THE STUDY.

--AND DISCUSS A CONTROVERSIAL FLYOVER.

THE M-P-O MEETS THIS FRIDAY. Return to index of stories...


NYC FIRE RESCUE-E-AniBx-FLY


A FIRE BROKE OUT IN NEW YORK CITY ON MONDAY--

AN APARTMENT BUILDING ENGILFED IN FLAMES.

AND CHECK OUT THIS RESCUE!

MORE THAN 100 FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDED TO THE FOUR ALARM FIRE.

RESCUING PEOPLE THROUGH THE FIRE ESCAPE--

MOMENTS LATER--

THE FIRE MADE ITS WAY TO THAT FIRE ESCAPE.

THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF ANY INJURIES. Return to index of stories...


WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


Hot & Humid Again Today

Hot & humid conditions will be the main focus again Tuesday Afternoon.

High temperatures soaring above the average by quite a few degrees.

Most areas reach into the mid 90s with feel like temperatures well into triple digits.

Hydration will be key for those who have to spend prolonged periods outdoors.

With drier air in place, rain chances stay pretty slim through the day area wide. However, isolated shower or two will be possible farther inland by late afternoon.

We stay hot, humid and dry again Wednesday. Slightly cooler temperatures and better rain chances return in time for the second half of the work week. Return to index of stories...


LATEST IN IRAQ-VO


FIERCE MILITANTS IN IRAQ ARE IN CONTROL OF ONE THIRD OF THE COUNTRY THIS MORNING.

THE TERRORIST GROUP *ISIS* IS TRYING TO WIN THE BATTLE FOR A CRUCIAL PART OF THE COUNTRY.

IT'S CALLED **THE MOSUL DAM.**

AND THE UNITED STATES IS WORRIED *ISIS* WILL USE THE DAM TO CAUSE A CATASTROPHIC FLOOD.

WITH THE HELP OF U-S AIRSTRIKES-

KURDISH FORCES WERE ABLE TO TAKE CONTROL OF THE DAM ON MONDAY.

KEEPING IT SAFE FOR RIGHT NOW. Return to index of stories...


YELLOWSTONE PARK DEATH-OTS


SAD NEWS TO REPORT OUT OF YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK THIS MORNING-

AN 8-YEAR-OLD GIRL PLUNGED 550 FEET TO HER DEATH AFTER STEPPING OFF A TRAIL OVER LOOKING A CANYON.

IT WAS THE SECOND FATAL DEATH IN YELLOWSTONE IN TWO DAYS.

ONLY A HANDFUL OF THE ROUGHLY 3 MILLION ANNUAL VISITORS DIE BY ACCIDENT AT THE PARK --

WHICH SPANS PARTS OF WYOMING, MONTANA AND IDAHO. Return to index of stories...


SON TURNS IN MOM FOR METH-VOWIPE


A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD BOY IN FLORIDA SAYS HIS MOM WAS COOKING AND USING METHAMPHETAMINE -- SO HE TURNED HER IN.

THE BOY AND HIS 26-YEAR-OLD MOTHER WERE LIVING IN EDGEWATER.

THE BOY TOLD HIS MOM'S ROOMMATE THAT SHE WAS COOKING "SOMETHING BAD."

THE ROOMMATE SAYS IT TOOK DAYS BEFORE THE BOY WORKED UP THE COURAGE TO SHOW HIM WHAT IT WAS. Return to index of stories...


SON TURNS IN MOM FOR METH-SOTVO


".and her son, who's seven, just told me she keeps bad stuff in her car, and he opened up the trunk and she has a meth lab in her trunk."

THE ROOMMATE TOOK THE BOY INSIDE AND THEY CALLED POLICE.

POLICE ARRESTED THE MOTHER ON DRUG AND CHILD NEGLECT CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


2000 ANIMALS INSIDE ONE HOME-VO


LOUISIANA OFFICIALS MADE A STARTLING DISCOVERY FRIDAY.

THEY FOUND TWO-THOUSAND ANIMALS LIVING INSIDE ONE HOME.

THE PARISH ADMINISTRATOR SAYS THERE WERE DOGS, CATS, TURTLES AND PLENTY OF CHICKENS.

SOME ANIMALS WILL HAVE TO BE EUTHANIZED AND OTHERS FACE A LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY.

THE HOME OWNER WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH ANIMAL CRUELTY. Return to index of stories...


TARGET LONGER HOURS-trxVOTOPS


TARGET WILL START BURNING THE MIDNIGHT OIL.

THE COMPANY ANNOUNCED--

IT WILL KEEP MANY OF ITS STORES OPEN UNTIL MIDNIGHT.

RIGHT NOW --

MOST CLOSE AT 10 AT WEEKDAYS.

NINE ON WEEKENDS.

THE COMPANY IS LOOKING TO COMPETE WITH WALMART AND AMAZON. Return to index of stories...


PROJECT BROWN-OTS


MORE JOBS ARE COMING TO LEE COUNTY.

TODAY -- COMMISSIONERS WILL VOTE ON AN INCENTIVE TO LURE ANOTHER COMPANY TO THE AREA.

THE COMPANY IS A SECRET.

THE COUNTY'S ONLY CALLING IT "PROJECT BROWN" --

IT WILL BRING AT LEAST 50 NEW JOBS -- WITH AN AVERAGE SALARY OF 55-THOUSAND DOLLARS. Return to index of stories...


PROJECT ORANGE-CGTOPS


AND AN UPDATE TO ANOTHER PROJECT.

IN JUNE -- LEE COUNTY APPROVED A 420-THOUSAND DOLLAR INCENTIVE PACKAGE FOR "PROJECT ORANGE."

IF LEE COUNTY IS PICKED THE COMPANY WOULD BRING 120 JOBS WITH AN AVERAGE SALARY OF 80 THOUSAND DOLLARS.

WE'LL KNOW MORE ABOUT IT BY THE END OF THE MONTH. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


FAMILY GAME NIGHT JUST GOT A LITTLE MORE INTERESTING.

NOW YOU CAN DOMINATE THAT GAME OF MONOPOLY!

THIS IS FROM THE WASHINGTON POST.

THIS VIDEO SHOWS WHICH SQUARES ARE LANDED ON THE MOST.

TURNS OUT, THE SQUARES WITHIN A DICE ROLL OF *JAIL* ARE THE MOST VISITED.

SO SHOULD YOU BUY THEM?

IT DEPENDS ON THE STAGE OF THE GAME!

AND IT DEPENDS ON IF YOU CAN GET A MONOPOLY AND AFFORD THE IMPROVEMENTS. YOU KNOW, THE HOUSES AND THE HOTEL. Return to index of stories...


6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-TBA


ALL THE KIDS ARE DOING IT NOWDAYS.

*SNAPCHAT*.

IT'S ACTUALLY MORE POPULAR THAN TWITTER!

CHECK OUT THIS GRAPH FROM THE WASHINGTON POST.

THE MOST POPULAR SOCIAL MEDIA APPS FOR MILLENNIALS. THAT'S 18-34 YEAR OLDS.

FACEBOOK, THE OVERWHELMING FAVORITE.

THEN INSTAGRAM.

SNAPCHAT IN THIRD.

THEN TWITTER.

GOOGLE PLUS.

PINTEREST.

VINE

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FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL BUMP-VOTOPS


YESTERDAY WAS THE FIRST DAY BACK TO SCHOOL.

WE WANTED TO SHOW YOU SOME PICTURES FROM OUR ABC-7 FACEBOOK PAGE.

HERE IS JAMI MCCLAIN PAVICH'S KIDS HEADING BACK TO SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG


OPEN FOR BUSINESS.

FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY IS BACK TO SCHOOL.

WHICH MEANS THE ATHLETES ARE BACK TO WORK.

TODAY FGCU STUDENTS. MET THE EAGLES ATHLETES. AS PART OF THE EAGLE REVOLUTION.

THE TEAMS WERE INTRODUCED INCLUDING THE MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM.

JOE DOOLEY BARELY HAD HIS BAGS UNPACKED AT FGCU BEFORE PEOPLE WERE PUSHING HIM OUT THE DOOR--- FIRST THEIR WERE RUMORS-- THAT DOOLEY WAS OFF TO BOSTON COLLEGE-- THEN IT WAS TULSA--- FORTUNATELY--- THOSE RUMORS WERE JUST THAT -- RUMORS-- HE'S STAYING PUT --- AND WHY NOT-- HE IS LOADED WITH TALENT--- -

THE EAGLES RETURN ALL BUT 2 PLAYERS FROM A TEAM THAT WON THE ATLANTIC SUN REGULAR SEASON TITLE--- A YEAR AGO---

AND MANY OF THOSE GUYS WERE STARTERS OR KEY CONTRIBUTORS TO THE TEAM THAT MADE THAT SWEET RUN TO THE SWEET 16----

FOR COACH DOOLEY--- THESE ARE EXCITING TIMES AT FGCU

SPEAKING OF LOCAL STARS-- BISHOP VEROT GRAD--- CHRIS JOHNSON WITH THE RBI SINGLE FOR THE BRAVES TONIGHT---

ATLANTA GETS THE WIN 7-3----

BRAVES ONE GAME OUT IN THE WILD CARD RACE---

EGO TOO BIG. BODY TOO SMALL. THAT IS THE KNOCK ON HEISMAN WINNER JOHNNY MANZIEL. MANY SCOUTS SAY HE'S TOO SHORT AND TOO IMMATURE TO PLAY QUARTERBACK IN THE NFL--- BUT HOW COULLD YOU GO WRONG WITH A GUY NAMED JOHNNY FOOTBALL. Return to index of stories...


AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG


AMERICA'S MONEY:

GOOD MORNING. TOPPING "AMERICA'S MONEY". STOCKS. ON THE REBOUND,

THE MARKET IS OPENING HIGHER TODAY, AFTER THE DOW SURGED 175 POINTS

YESTERDAY. THE NASDAQ JUMPED TO A 14 YEAR HIGH, CLOSING ABOVE THE 45 HUNDRED

MARK. AND THE S AND P ROSE 16 POINTS.

GOOD NEWS FOR DRIVERS THE NATIONAL AVERAGE FOR GAS PRICES ARE NOW AT 3-47 A

GALLON. THAT'S DOWN MORE THAN 3 CENTS IN THE PAST WEEK AND 8 CENTS CHEAPER

THAN THIS TIME LAST YEAR.

HONDA'S ACCORD AND CIVIC REMAIN THE MOST STOLEN VEHICLES IN THE U.S. THAT'S

ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT BY THE NATIONAL INSURANCE CRIME BUREAU. ROUNDING

OUT THE TOP 5: CHEVY SILVERADOS FORD F-SERIES. AND TOYOTA CAMRY.

TACO BELL TAKES ANOTHER SHOT IN THE FAST FOOD WARS. THE RESTAURANT HAS

LAUNCED A NEW DOLLAR MENU. THERE ARE 11 ITEMS, INCLUDING A SHREDDED CHICKEN

QUESADILLA AND TRIPLE LAYER NACHOS.

AND THAT'S AMERICA'S MONEY. I'M MICHELLE FRANZEN. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


Hot & Humid Again Today

Hot & humid conditions will be the main focus again Tuesday Afternoon.

High temperatures soaring above the average by quite a few degrees.

Most areas reach into the mid 90s with feel like temperatures well into triple digits.

Hydration will be key for those who have to spend prolonged periods outdoors.

With drier air in place, rain chances stay pretty slim through the day area wide. However, isolated shower or two will be possible farther inland by late afternoon.

We stay hot, humid and dry again Wednesday. Slightly cooler temperatures and better rain chances return in time for the second half of the work week. 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...


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) COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS-VO-WIPE


A MAJOR SECURITY BREACH AGAINST HOSPITALS ACROSS THE NATION-

WHICH ONES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ARE AFFECTED.

--WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO PROTECT YOUR IDENTITY. Return to index of stories...


HL2) PROJECT BROWN-VO-WIPE


MORE MONEY AND MORE JOBS ARE COMING TO LEE COUNTY-

ALL NEW THIS MORNING-

ABC-7 IS LEARNING DETAILS ABOUT THE MYSTERY COMPANY AND WHAT IT HAS TO OFFER. Return to index of stories...


HL3) SKIN AND SUNSCREEN-VO-WIPE


HOW THE SUN SEES YOUR SKIN!

THE FRIGHTNING NEW REVELATIONS YOU NEED TO SEE! Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


Hot & Humid Again Today

Hot & humid conditions will be the main focus again Tuesday Afternoon.

High temperatures soaring above the average by quite a few degrees.

Most areas reach into the mid 90s with feel like temperatures well into triple digits.

Hydration will be key for those who have to spend prolonged periods outdoors.

With drier air in place, rain chances stay pretty slim through the day area wide. However, isolated shower or two will be possible farther inland by late afternoon.

We stay hot, humid and dry again Wednesday. Slightly cooler temperatures and better rain chances return in time for the second half of the work week. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-CLIP 2SHOT


IT'S OUR BIG STORY AS YOU WAKE UP WITH US ON ABC-7

THIS MORNING-

YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION COULD BE IN THE HANDS OF HACKERS.

GOOD MORNING AND THANKS FOR JOINING US-

I'M AMY SEDLACEK.

AND I'M ROB EVANS.

COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS, ANNOUNCING A MAJOR BREACH. Return to index of stories...


HOSPITALS HACKED MAP-VOTOPS


MILLIONS ARE AFFECTED.

THE ORGANIZATION OPERATES MORE THAN 2 HUNDRED HOSPITALS IN 29 STATES.INCLUDING A HANDFUL IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. Return to index of stories...


COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS HACKED-CGTOPS-VO-WIPE


THAT INCLUDES PHYSICIANS REGIONAL'S TWO LOCATIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY --

BAYFRONT HEALTH IN PORT CHARLOTTE AND PUNTA GORDA.

AND LEHIGH REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER.

CRIMINALS IN CHINA STOLE DATA ON FOUR-POINT-FIVE-MILLION PATIENTS.

THE HACKERS GOT AHOLD OF PATIENTS' NAMES, SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS, ADDRESSES AND PHONE NUMBERS.

ANYONE TREATED IN THE NETWORK IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS IS AFFECTED.

IF THAT'S YOU.YOU COULD BE AT RISK FOR IDENTITY THEFT. Return to index of stories...


COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS HACKED-SOT-OC


Jennifer Welty, Physicians Regional Patient

"There's got to be something that can be done because my identity's been stolen before. What was it like when your identity was stolen? Emptied out my bank account."

IF YOU ARE A VICTIM --

THE COMPANY SAYS YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED BY THE END OF THE MONTH.

IN THE LETTER, YOU'LL ALSO HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO SIGN UP FOR IDENTITY THEFT PROTECTION SERVICES. Return to index of stories...


MACHETE ATTACK-VOWIPE


CAPE COPS ARE PIECING TOGETHER A WEEKEND ATTACK --

INVOLVING A MACHETE!

POLICE SAY IT WAS AN ARGUMENT BETWEEN A COUPLE RENTING A HOUSE --

AND THE SON OF ANOTHER RENTER.

AT SOME POINT DURING THEIR SPAT --

THE VICTIMS SAY LORENZO BUSTAMANTE CAME AT THEM.

HE EXPLODED THROUGH THEIR BEDROOM DOOR WITH A BASEBALL BAT AND THEN A MACHETE.

THEY FENDED OFF THE ATTACK.

BUT BUSTAMANTE'S MOTHER TELLS A DIFFERENT STORY. Return to index of stories...


MACHETE ATTACK-SOTVO


SOT

5352 these people were asked numerous times to leave. they hadn't paid the rent. an argument ensued and neither party done what should have been done.

DET. SGT. DANA COSTON, CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPT.

0805 getting us involved before it escaltes into a crime is much more preferable than to calling us after a crime was committed.

THE VICTIMS SUFFERED JUST MINOR INJURIES.

BUSTAMANTE IS IN THE LEE COUNTY JAIL.

HE FACES A NUMBER OF CHARGES, INCLUDING ASSAULT, BURGLARY, AND BATTERY. Return to index of stories...


BASEBALL COACH DUI-SS OC TAG


A NAPLES HIGH SCHOOL ASSISTANT BASEBALL COACH -- ACCUSED OF D-U-I -- IS KEEPING HIS JOB -- AT LEAST FOR NOW.

MICHAEL DOWDY WAS ARRESTED FRIDAY NIGHT.

A DEPUTY POPPED HIM GOING 51 IN A 35.

HE LATER FAILED A SOBRIETY TEST.

ABC7 CHECKED WITH THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.

THEY WANT TO TALK TO DOWDY ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED.

BUT AS OF NOW -- HE KEEPS HIS JOB.

HE WON'T BE ALLOWED TO DRIVE PLAYERS ANYWHERE.

AND SINCE BASEBALL IS A SPRING SPORT -- HE'S NOT EVEN COACHING FOR ANOTHER SEVERAL MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


E NAPLES FIRE MERGER-VOWIPE


FIRE CREWS IN COLLIER COUNTY ARE WORKING HARDER THAN THEY HAVE IN YEARS -- AND THEY SAY IT'S ALL BECAUSE OF HOW FAST THE AREA IS GROWING.

THE GOLDEN GATE-EAST NAPLES DISTRICT SAYS IT EXPECTS THE CALL VOLUME TO INCREASE BY TEN PERCENT THIS YEAR.

WHILE THE PROPOSED MERGER HAS ALREADY SAVED THEM A COUPLE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS - ALL THE TAX REVENUE FROM THE NEW DEVELOPMENTS WILL ALSO HELP WITH THE BUDGET. Return to index of stories...


E NAPLES FIRE MERGER-SOTVO


BUTT SOT Chief Kingman Schuldt

4818 every time you go out there is a cost to that. More calls, more cost. It's very, pretty simple formula. tease

THE CHIEF SAYS NO ONE WILL LOSE THEIR JOBS IN ORDER TO CUT COSTS.

AND TAXPAYERS WON'T SEE A CHANGE IN WHAT THEY ALREADY PAY. Return to index of stories...


CAPE WALKING PROJECT-VO


ALSO HAPPENING IN CAPE CORAL-

COUNCIL APPROVED TO FINISH A LARGE SIDEWALK PROJECT.

IT WOULD BRING WALKING PATHS TO THE AREA OF AQUALINDA BOULEVARD -- DOWN TO SOUTHWEST 29TH AVENUE.

CONSTRUCTION IS SET TO BEGIN IN APRIL. Return to index of stories...


VR LABS LAWSUIT-trxVOTOPS


A JUDGE REFUSED TO DISMISS LEE COUNTY'S COMPLAINT AGAINST V-R LABS.

THE COUNTY WANTS TO GET BACK MORE THAN 4-AND-A-HALF MILLION DOLLARS --

FROM THE BONITA SPRINGS BASED HERBAL DRINK COMPANY.

THAT'S HOW MUCH THE COUNTY INVESTED IN V-R --

HOPING IT WOULD CREATE MORE THAN 100 JOBS.

THOSE JOBS NEVER MATERIALIZED.

WORK STALLED TWO YEARS AGO WHEN V-R LABS GOT INTO A LEGAL DISPUTE WITH ITS CONTRACTOR. Return to index of stories...


FMHS SENIOR PRANK-VO


JUST ONE DAY INTO THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR. AND STUDENTS ARE ALREADY PULLING PRANKS.

SENIORS IN FORT MYERS.

TOILET PAPERED TREES.

WROTE VULGAR MESSAGES IN SHAVING CREAM.

AND EVEN LEFT FECES ALONG THE ROAD.

THE TRAIL OF TRASH STRETCHED FROM MCGREGOR BOULEVARD TO THE MIDPOINT BRIDGE.

CITY EMPLOYEES HAD THE CLEAN UP THE MESS.

THE STUDENT GOVERNMENT AT FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL WILL CRAFT AN APOLOGY ON BEHALF OF THE SENIORS.

THEY'LL SEND IT OUT TO THE PEOPLE LIVING IN THE VANDALIZED AREA. Return to index of stories...


VOTE 2014-CLIP


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CRIST VOTES EARLY-VOTOPS-SS


FORMER GOVERNOR -- CHARLIER CRIST -- VOTED EARLY ON MONDAY, NEAR TAMPA.

YOU CAN SEE HIM HERE SHAKING HANDS AND GREETING PEOPLE OUTSIDE OF THE PRECINCT.

THE DEMOCRAT IS RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR AGAIN.

HE FACES STATE SENATOR, NAN RICH, IN NEXT TUESDAY'S PRIMARY.

IF HE WINS - HE WILL LIKELY FACE REPUBLICAN INCUMBENT GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT. Return to index of stories...


EARLY VOTING-VIDBOX-OC


MEANTIME --

JUST A FEW DAYS ARE LEFT TO VOTE EARLY.

EARLY VOTING IN LEE --

COLLIER --

AND CHARLOTTE COUNTIES ENDS THIS WEEKEND.

ELECTION DAY IS ONE WEEK FROM TODAY.

TO FIND THE POLLING PLACE CLOSEST TO YOU --

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

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


530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


FROM YOUR FRIENDS TO YOUR DERMATOLOGIST.

WEAR SUNSCREEN

BUT DO YOU?

A POWER FUL ART PROJECT BY ARTIST THOMAS LEVERITT

SHOWING JUST WHAT THE SUN IS DOING.

HE HAS A UV FILTER ON HIS CAMERA.

IT'S LIKE SUNSCREEN

WITH THE FILTER. YOU DON'T SEE THE DAMAGE

NO FILTER. SCARY!

COMING UP. NEXT HOUR.

BREAKING DOWN DIFFERENCE BETWEEN UVA, UVB, AND UVC.

WHICH RAYS ARE THE MOST DANGEROUS. Return to index of stories...


630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


DO YOU WEAR SUNSCREEN ON YOUR FACE?

AFTER SEEING THIS VIDEO YOU'LL NEVER FOGET

ARTIST THOMAS LEVERITT USEDS A SPEICALLY EQUIPPED VIDEO CAMERA

TO SHOW THE UV- BLOCKING POWER OF SUNSCREEN

YOU SEE THE IMAGE WITH SUNSCREEN. NO SPOTS

WITHOUT SUNSCREEN. THAT'S SUN DAMAGE

AND THERE'S 3 TYPES OF UV RAYS

WHICH ONE YOUR NEED TO WORRY ABOUT MOST.

AND HOW TO REVERSE THE DAMAGE. OR IS IT TOO LATE ON GMA? Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


Hot & Humid Again Today

Hot & humid conditions will be the main focus again Tuesday Afternoon.

High temperatures soaring above the average by quite a few degrees.

Most areas reach into the mid 90s with feel like temperatures well into triple digits.

Hydration will be key for those who have to spend prolonged periods outdoors.

With drier air in place, rain chances stay pretty slim through the day area wide. However, isolated shower or two will be possible farther inland by late afternoon.

We stay hot, humid and dry again Wednesday. Slightly cooler temperatures and better rain chances return in time for the second half of the work week. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT


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FMB CRAFT BEER FEST-VO


A CRAFT BREWERY FESTIVAL IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO COMING TO FORT MYERS BEACH --

BUT THERE'S A CATCH.

TOWN LEADERS COULD MAKE IT AN AGE RESTRICTED EVENT.

MONDAY THEY GAVE THE OK TO THE BAY OAKS REC CENTER TO CONTINUE PLANNING ITS BREW FEST.

IT'S SET FOR NOVEMBER AND WILL BE THE ISLAND'S FIRST.

THE REC CENTER CAME UP WITH THE IDEA TO RAISE MONEY FOR ITS YOUTH AND SENIOR PROGRAMS. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO LUCAS-CLIP 2SHOT-EANIBOX


NEW RIGHT NOW - DETAILS ABOUT A NATIONWIDE MYSTERY COMPANY LOOKING TO EXPAND ITS BUSINESS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

WE'RE TALKING 50 NEW JOBS IN LEE COUNTY - COMMISSIONERS ARE CALLING THIS "PROJECT BROWN."

ABC-7'S LUCAS SEILER IS LIVE IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS - LUCAS, YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS COMPANY TODAY, RIGHT? Return to index of stories...


PROJECT BROWN-LIVE


EVEN THOUGH WE DON'T KNOW THE NAME OF THIS COMPANY, WE'RE GATHERING MORE DETAILS ABOUT WHAT THIS WOULD MEAN FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. AND IN JUST A FEW HOURS, WE SHOULD BE ABLE TO TELL YOU WHAT COMPANY THIS IS. Return to index of stories...


PROJECT BROWN-VO


IT'S LOOKING LIKE BONITA SPRINGS MAY BE A GO FOR THE COMPANY - THEY'VE BEEN TALKING WITH THE CITY RECENTLY, ALTHOUGH WE DON'T KNOW EXACTLY WHERE THEY'D BE BUILDING.

WE'RE TOLD THE COMPANY ISN'T AS BIG AS HERTZ, WHO RECENTLY MOVED THEIR WORLD HEADQUARTERS TO LEE COUNTY. BUT THEY ARE A NATIONWIDE COMPANY AND THEY'RE LOOK AT LEE COUNTY AS WELL AS SIX OTHER SPOTS IN THE NATION FOR EXPANSION.

THEY'RE BASED IN THE NORTHEAST AND PRIVATELY-OWNED. Return to index of stories...


PROJECT BROWN-LIVE


AGAIN, INSIDE THIS BUILDING TODAY, COMMISSIONERS SHOULD BE REVEALING THE NAME OF THIS COMPANY - I'M TOLD THE BOARD WILL RECOMMEND TO APPROVE A 240,000 DOLLAR FINANCIAL INCENTIVE TO HELP THEM EXPAND HERE.

LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE THIS MORNING IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE AN IDEA ABOUT WHAT COMPANY THIS IS - NBC2 NEWS/ABC-7 NEWS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

LIVE IN DOWNTOWN FM, LS, ABC-7. Return to index of stories...


WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR


Hot & Humid Again Today

Hot & humid conditions will be the main focus again Tuesday Afternoon.

High temperatures soaring above the average by quite a few degrees.

Most areas reach into the mid 90s with feel like temperatures well into triple digits.

Hydration will be key for those who have to spend prolonged periods outdoors.

With drier air in place, rain chances stay pretty slim through the day area wide. However, isolated shower or two will be possible farther inland by late afternoon.

We stay hot, humid and dry again Wednesday. Slightly cooler temperatures and better rain chances return in time for the second half of the work week. Return to index of stories...


BEES COULD CURE CANCER-OTS


MAYBE A BEE STING ISN'T SO BAD AFTERALL.

LISTEN TO THIS!

RESEARCHERS ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW BEE VENOM MIGHT HELP TO FIGHT CANCER!

A UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS SCIENTIST SAYS--

LOCKED WITHIN THE HONEYBEE'S PAINFUL STING IS A TOXIN--

THAT HELPS FIGHT OFF CANCER CELLS-

WHILE LEAVING HEALTHY CELLS ALONE. Return to index of stories...


BABY BRAIN GROWTH-ONCAM


HERE'S SOME FOOD FOR THOUGHT.

NEW RESEARCH SHOWS THAT A NEWBORNS BRAIN GROWS AT A STAGGERING RATE.

IMMEDIATELY AFTER BIRTH--

A BABY'S BRAIN GROWS ONE PERCENT EVERY DAY.

IT GROWS EVEN FASTER FOR PRE-MATURE BABIES.

BRAIN DEVELOPMENT SLOWS DOWN. HALF THAT RATE. AFTER THREE MONTHS. Return to index of stories...


CHICKEN FRENCH FIRES AT BK-VOTOPS


BURGER KING IS SERVING CHICKEN FRIES ONCE AGAIN.

THE FRY-SHAPED CHICKEN MORSELS WERE FIRST INTRODUCED BACK IN 2005.

BUT IT TOOK THEM OFF THE MENU IN 2012--

DISSAPPOINTING MANY FANS.

THE FRIES WERE SO POPULAR, THEY EVEN INSPIRED MULTIPLE SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS, ASKING BURGER KING TO BRING THEM BACK.

BURGER KING SAYS ON PEAK DAYS, IT HAS SEEN A TWEET EVERY 40 SECONDS ABOUT CHICKEN FRIES. Return to index of stories...


SEAHAWKS NACHO BUCKET-VO


REGULAR NACHO TRAYS ARE PUT TO SHAME BY FOOD CREATORS AT SEATTLE SEAHAWKS GAMES.

THEY HAVE DEVELOPED A NACHO BUCKET!

IT'S AN ENTIRE BUCKET OF NACHOS.

THE CHIPS COME IN THE COLORS OF THE SEAHAWKS-

AND HAVE ALL THE TOPPINGS YOU CAN POSSIBLY THINK OF. Return to index of stories...


SUBWAY RAT ATTACK-NATSVO


IF YOU HAVE EVER TRAVELED ON THE NEW YORK CITY SUBWAY--

CHANCES ARE YOU HAVE SEEN A RAT.

nat of rat coming up and attacking cameraman

WHAT STARTED AS A RUN-OF-THE MILL RAT SIGHTING TURNED VICIOUS!

WHEN THIS RAT DECIDED TO GO IN FOR AN ATTACK.

THE JOURNALIST REGULARLY CARRIES AROUND A CAMERA--

AND A RAT ATTACK WAS THE LAST THING ON HIS MIND. Return to index of stories...


SUBWAY RAT ATTACK-SOTVO


"I am a football field away, minding my own business, and this rat just comes straight at me with no provocation. I mean maybe he didn't want to be recorded. I don't know how smart they are."

FORTUNATELY, THE RODENT DIDN'T CAUSE ANY DAMAGE AS THE PHOTOGRAPHER BOLTED OFF THE PLATFORM. Return to index of stories...


530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-TBA


LOSING WEIGHT SOUNDS SO EASY.

YOU BURN MORE CALORIES THAN YOU EAT.

SO WHY IS IT SO HARD???

HERE ARE THE BIGGEST WEIGHT LOSS MISTAKES WOMEN MAKE, FROM HEALTH-DOT-COM.

GETTING *TOO MUCH* PROTEIN. IT GET STORED AS FAT.

NOT GETTING ENOUGH VEGGIES. YOU NEED TWO AND A HALF CUPS A DAY.

HAVING A BIG GLASS OF JUICE FOR BREAKFAST. MOST OF IT RAISES BLOOD SUGAR, YOU'LL GET HUNGRY.

AND NOT GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP. THE HUNGER HORMONES ARE GREATLY AFFECTED BY THE AMOUNT OF SLEEP YOU GET. NO SLEEP? NO WEIGHT LOSS. Return to index of stories...


630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-TBA


YOU'VE HEARD ALL ABOUT THE *LIKE A GIRL* CAMPAIGN.

WHERE GIRLS KIND OF TAKE BACK THAT SAYING. THEY OWN IT. SHOWING THAT DOING SOMETHING *LIKE A GIRL* IS REALLY A GREAT THING.

NOW THERE'S A SPIN OFF.

#LIKEABOY IS BLOWING UP.

BOYS, PROUDLY SHOWING OFF THEIR FEMININE SIDE.

FROM NAIL POLISH TO PLAYING WITH DOLLS.

GMA GOES IN DEPTH WITH THIS NEW TREND, COMING UP AT SEVEN. Return to index of stories...


FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL BUMP-VOTOPS


PICTURES FROM OUR ABC-7 FACEBOOK PAGE!

THIS IS DIANNA AND LEANNA'S FIRST DAY OF KINDERGARTEN! Return to index of stories...


TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG


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STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


Hot & Humid Again Today

Hot & humid conditions will be the main focus again Tuesday Afternoon.

High temperatures soaring above the average by quite a few degrees.

Most areas reach into the mid 90s with feel like temperatures well into triple digits.

Hydration will be key for those who have to spend prolonged periods outdoors.

With drier air in place, rain chances stay pretty slim through the day area wide. However, isolated shower or two will be possible farther inland by late afternoon.

We stay hot, humid and dry again Wednesday. Slightly cooler temperatures and better rain chances return in time for the second half of the work week. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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


PRECISION TRAFFIC-NAVI OR FDOT


adlib current traffic 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) UNREST IN FERGUSON-VOTOPS-WIPE


TIME RIGHT NOW IS.

LET'S TAKE A LAST LOOK AT TODAY'S TOP STORIES.

THE STREETS ARE FINALLY CLEAR IN FERGUSON.

AFTER LATE NIGHT PROTESTS CONTINUED.

POLICE FIRED TEAR GAS AND STUN GRENADES TO BREAK UP CROWDS.

MISSOURI'S GOVERNOR HAD LIFTED A CURFEW FOR THE COMMUNITY ON MONDAY.

AFTER ORDERING THE NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS TO THE AREA.

IT WAS THE LATEST STEP BY AUTHORITIES TO END THE UNREST SINCE THE SHOOTING DEATH OF UNARMED TEENAGER MICHAEL BROWN BY POLICE EARLIER THIS MONTH. Return to index of stories...


TS 2) HOSPITAL BREACH-VOTOPS-WIPE


A NATIONWIDE SECURITY BREACH HAS MANY SOUTHWEST FLORIDAN'S WORRIED.

HACKERS STOLE PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM THE COMPANY THAT RUNS FIVE LOCAL HOSPITALS.

IF YOU VISITED PHYSICIAN'S REGIONAL IN COLLIER COUNTY.OR BAYFRONT HEALTH IN PORT CHARLOTTE AND PUNTA GORDA.

OR LEHIGH REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER.YOU COULD BE A VICTIM.

THE COMPANY SAYS YOU'LL BE NOTIFIED BY THE END OF THE MONTH IF YOU ARE INDEED A VICTIM AND YOU'LL BE OFFERED A FREE YEAR OF IDENTITY THEFT PROTECTION SERVICES. Return to index of stories...


TS 3) HANSON STREET UPDATE-VOTOPS-WIPE


THE HANSON STREET EXTENSION IN FORT MYERS.WILL FINALLY PUT DRIVERS AT EASE.

ABOUT A YEAR FROM NOW-

CREWS WILL EXTEND THE STREET FROM VERONICA SHOEMAKER BOULEVARD TO ORTIZ AVENUE INTO TWO LANES

CITY LEADERS SAY THE FIRST PHASE IS 16-MILLION DOLLARS.

THE NEW PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO EASE TRAFFIC ON COLONIAL AND PALM BEACH BLVD. Return to index of stories...


TS 4) BONITA BEACH STUDY-VOTOPS-WIPE


WE ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO LATER IN THE WEEK.

WHEN A CONTROVERSIAL STUDY WILL BE THE TOPIC OF DICSUSSION IN BONITA SPRIINGS.

IT'S THE INTERSECTION OF BONITA BEACH ROAD AND U-S 41

THE CITY LEADERS ARE NOW ASKING THE M-P-O TO CONTINUE WITH a STUDY TO SEE WHAT CAN BE DONE TO SOLVE THE BUSY TRAFFIC THERE.

THE CITY AT FIRST VOTED TO PUT THE STUDY ON HOLD, FEARING IT COULD POSSIBLY LEAD TO A FLYOVER. Return to index of stories...


TS 5) FM YACHT BASIN-VOTOPS-WIPE


FORT MYERS MAY BE TEAMING UP WITH NEW DEVELOPERS TO RUN THE YACHT BASIN.

THE AREA IS ALONG THE RIVERFRONT DOWNTOWN.

RIGHT NOW THE CITY RUNS IT, BUT LOSES MORE THAN THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR ON IT.

LEADERS SAY THEY HAVE MULTIPLE PEOPLE INTERESTED IN TEAMING UP WITH THEM.

BUT THEY HAVE NOT DECIDED WHETHER TO PARTNER WITH ANYONE. Return to index of stories...


TS 6) FMB CRAFT BEER-VOTOPS-WIPE


RIGHT NOW A LOCAL PARK IS WORKING TO BRING A CRAFT BREWERY FESTIVAL TO TOWN.

THE EVENT WILL RAISE MONEY FOR YOUTH AND SENIOR PROGRAMS.

THE BAY OAKS REC CENTER SAYS ITS A GREAT WAY TO SHOW OFF IT'S FACILITY AND HELP LOCAL BREWERIES GET EXPOSURE.

BUT THE EVENT STILL DEPENDS ON PROMOTION.

RIGHT NOW LEADERS ON FORT MYERS BEACH ARE CONCERNED ABOUT LIABLITY.

AND WHETHER TO MAKE IT AN AGE-RESTRICTED EVENT. 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...


END TIME


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FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL BUMP-VOTOPS


HERE'S A PICTURE with ROB AND HIS DAUGHTER ON HER FIRST DAY BACK TO SCHOOL!!

HOW ADORABLE. Return to index of stories...


FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL BUMP-VOTOPS


IT'S THE SECOND DAY OF SCHOOL-

HER'E A PICTURE FROM OUR ABC-7 VIEWERS!

THIS IS AUSTIN AND ASHLEY ON THEIR FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! Return to index of stories...


FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL BUMP-VOTOPS


HAPPY SECOND DAY OF SCHOOL!

HERE'S PICTURE FROM OUR ABC-7 FACEBOOK PAGE.

THIS IS A PICTURE OF ALANNA-

GETTING READY FOR HER FIRST DAY BACK TO CLASSES. Return to index of stories...