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Fort Myers gun store gives I-75 good Samaritan new gun
A good Samaritan who shot a man attacking a deputy has a new gun, courtesy of a Fort Myers gun dealer.
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Beloved toll collector fired for paying driver's toll
A beloved toll collector on Boca Grande was fired after nearly 30 years for paying someone's toll.
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FHP makes push to hire more troopers
The men and women who patrol highways in Southwest Florida are in need of some help. The Florida Highway Patrol’s numbers are down in southern counties, and they’re making a big push to get more uniforms on the streets.
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Cancer claims 3rd child from Bonita family
Ten-year-old Isabella Mading died on Saturday after her year-long battle with a rare form of brain cancer -- the same disease that killed her older brother in 2010 and her older sister 2013.
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Convicted killers re-sentenced to life in prison
Two convicted killers of the Cash Feenz gang were re-sentenced on Monday to life in prison for a violent crime that shocked the community of Cape Coral a decade ago.
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Love triangle: Ozzie returns to his nest, but tension is high
One of Southwest Florida's biggest celebrities is back in town. Ozzie the eagle was spotted Saturday near his North Fort Myers nest for the first time since he was released back into the wild. But tension is high at the nest.
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Fort Myers homeowner uses Jiu-Jitsu skills on burglar
Here's a piece of advice for crooks: If you're going to break into someone's house, know whose house you're breaking into.
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Good Question: Why is Venice the 'shark's tooth capital of the world?'
Florida is home to nearly 700 miles of beaches. Some places, like Sanibel and Captiva Islands, are world-renowned for shelling.  One Southwest Florida beach is especially known for predators from the past. Matt in Fort Myers asked the Good Question: "Why is Venice such a hotbed for hunting sharks' teeth?"
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Good Question: Olympic Rings
Good Question: "Why are there five rings on the logo for the Olympics and what do the colors represent?"
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Fort Myers police officer fired for lying to his supervisor
A Lee County officer of the year has been fired. Bryan Fuller was let go two weeks ago after nearly five years with the Fort Myers Police Department.
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Life insurance companies keeping beneficiaries in the dark
Francis Haskins lost her cancer battle in 2001. His grandma listed Kyle as her life insurance beneficiary, meaning for a decade and a half, he's been owed more than $70,000. The insurance company never notified him.
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Good Question: What causes brain freeze
This week NBC2 is answering Good Questions about the human body. This topic hits on a brief but painful subject. "Why do we get brain freeze after eating or drinking something cold?"
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The truth about alligator attacks in Florida
They're some of the most intimidating animals in Florida waters, but state records show the Florida alligator rarely causes fatal injuries.
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Passerby comes to aid of trooper being attacked in Collier County
For the second time this month, a good Samaritan stopped to help a law enforcement officer being attacked on I-75.
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Good Question: Is barefoot driving legal?
This Good Question is about something a lot of guys and gals in Florida do from time to time while driving. "I prefer to drive barefoot because I can feel the pedals better. Is barefoot driving illegal in Florida or any state?" –Larry, Charlotte County
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Fort Myers man faces deportation after 50 years in U.S.
Fort Myers resident Larry Aguilar said everything about his life is about being an American. Or so he thought - until the federal government said he wasn’t a U.S. citizen at all.
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Mom and daughter give birth on same day
A mother and daughter give birth on the same day, both born at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, FL.
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Charlotte County deputy arrested and terminated
A deputy was arrested and terminated after an investigation revealed he was using his power to seek out women, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.
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New federal requirements for food stamp benefits
The change impacts thousands of people in Lee County. Florida received an exemption in 2009 from federal requirements that required people receiving snap benefits to engage in work-related activities. That exemption ended on January 1.
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Common antibiotics causing painful side effects
New warnings are out about some familiar medicines causing horrific and unpleasant side effects in some people.
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Punta Gorda officer's neighbors react to shooting
Officer Lee Coel's neighbors in North Port were stunned to hear Coel was identified as the officer involved in the shooting.
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A closer look at Florida's bail bondsmen
After a bounty hunter got into a shootout with a musician that resulted in the man's death, the issue of bounty hunter's rights has been a hot topic. In Florida, we have bail bondsmen with similar arrest powers.
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How to identify hidden cameras in private places
Detectives are investigating after hidden cameras were found in women's bathrooms in the Florida Keys. How can you be sure that the next time you're in a private area that you're not being recorded?
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Caught on Cam: Rare, white nurse shark off Captiva Pass
A family from Cape Coral hooked the catch of a lifetime. The Silvestri family believes they caught a rare, white nurse shark -- measuring around nine feet long -- near Captiva Pass on Monday.
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What is a "Meteotsunami?"
According to the National Weather Service, they have very good reason to believe a "meteotsunami," occurred early Sunday morning in Naples as the powerful, tornado-warned storm that brought widespread damage to the area moved onshore. NBC2 Meteorologist Rob Duns explains what a meteotsunami is and what happened in Naples on Sunday.
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Years-old stolen car discovered in Cape Coral pond
NBC2 was there as a stolen vehicle was removed from a retention pond Wednesday night in Cape Coral.
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Woman convicted in Cash Feenz murders requests lower sentence
A woman tied to a murderous Cape Coral gang is asking a judge to reduce her sentence. She is currently serving a life sentence for the torture and killing of two teenagers.
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Good Question: Social Security Numbers on job applications
Deanna in Fort Myers wants to know: "Is it safe to provide your Social Security Number on job applications?"
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Lee Co. high school students issued laptops
New this Fall in Lee County, each high school student will receive a Google Chromebook laptop computer.
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'Secret sister gift exchange' exposed as pyramid scheme
There's a consumer alert for those thinking about participating in the "secret sister gift exchange" that's circulating on Facebook. 
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Tips for creating a hurricane survival kit
As hurricane season creeps closer, it's the perfect time to prepare. NBC2's Lindsey Fry went to the experts for tips on creating a survival kit.
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S. Fort Myers students disciplined for 'inappropriate activity' in girls bathroom
Students told us they heard the situation involved a girl and multiple boys in a bathroom on campus during school hours, and it was all caught on camera.
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Discolored waters leave bad taste with some Fort Myers Beach visitors
The murky water is causing some visitors to leave Fort Myers Beach with a bad impression. According to hotel comment cards, the water quality may prevent some guests from coming back.
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Jim Reif honored in NBC2 Weather Center
Here's a behind-the-scenes video for you... We held a little ceremony today to remember our friend Jim Reif, tell some stories and dedicate the new weather center in his honor.
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Why are students leaving FGCU?
FGCU Provost Dr. Ron Toll suggested at a board of governors meeting Tuesday a high transfer rate is affecting the numbers and that the school's number of degree programs is a big reason why.
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NBC2 boards Hurricane Hunter flight into tropical cyclone
NBC2 Meteorologist Kristen Kirchhaine joined the NOAA Hurricane Hunters on an 8-hour mission into Tropical Depression 9 -- now Tropical Storm Hermine. 
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Testosterone linked to Clinton voters, says to Fort Myers doctor's ad
A Fort Myers doctor says if you are a man thinking about voting for Hillary Clinton, you may need to have your testosterone checked.
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NBC2 Investigators: Danger hidden behind Facebook personality quizzes
Those personality quizzes you take on Facebook seem fun and harmless, but the NBC2 Investigators have uncovered there's a darker side.
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SWFL Cubans surprised by repeal of 'wet foot, dry foot' policy
La Trattoria Cafe Napoli in Fort Myers is the result of a Cuban dream. It's owner, Gloria Jordan, said taking away the policy is a nightmare.
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Laundry pods latest target of teenage dares
Peer pressure is pushing teens to take video of themselves eating the pods and then post it to social media.
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Sheriff: Doctor's murder isn't random
Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott says the murder of Dr. Teresa Sievers is not a "random or arbitrary" crime. It's the first time we are hearing from the county's top law enforcement officer about the killing.
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Mechanic finds hidden tracking device on woman's car
The vehicle was in the shop for a routine oil change, when a tracking device was discovered hanging from the small, four-door sedan. The car's owner had no idea the device was attached to her car.
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White House eases restrictions on Cuban cigars and rum
Americans visiting Cuba will now be able to bring home more of the Island's famous exports.
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Suspect in I-75 deputy attack was former corrections officer
The family of a man who was shot and killed while attacking a Lee County deputy on Monday was a former corrections officer.
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