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  1. NBC2 Great Hurricane Challenge Quiz Show premieres tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | NBC2 News

    A new way to get your family prepared for hurricanes is coming tonight to NBC2! Be sure to join us for the premiere of the NBC2 Great Hurricane Challenge Quiz Show at 9 p.m. The NBC2 Great Hurricane Challenge Quiz Show is structured much like Jeopardy! in that contestants from the community will compete to be the first to correctly answer questions posed on tropical weather. It is meant to be an educational, informative and fun way to learn about the weather.

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  2. Marco Island boater struck by propellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | NBC2 News

    A Marco Island boater was taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after being ejected from the boat and then struck by a propeller.

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  3. Marco Island firefighters unhappy about work conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Marco Island firefighters say they work in an unsafe environment according to the results of a survey of city employees. The firefighters at station 50 say they don't believe they have a safe work environment and the problem starts with mold.

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  4. NBC2 Investigators: Is baby oil an effective mosquito repellent?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Hundreds of parents are going to great lengths to get their hands on Johnson's baby creamy oil -- even though there's no scientific proof that it will keep bugs off babies. Hundreds of parents are going to great lengths to get their hands on Johnson's baby creamy oil -- even though there's no scientific proof that it will keep bugs off babies.

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  5. Collier County looks to invest in mosquito control helicoptersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Mosquitoes have been relentless this year in Collier County. Jim Lamboi who lives in Golden Gate Estates said it's been, "in a word, terrible."

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  6. Mosquitoes multiplying quickly in Collier CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Twenty inches of rain: That's what some areas of Collier County have gotten this month and with more rain comes more mosquitoes. Twenty inches of rain: That's what some areas of Collier County have gotten this month and with more rain comes more mosquitoes.

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  7. Upgrades to Marco Island museum cost tax dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Hundreds of thousands of your tax dollars are being spent on the Marco Island Historical Museum before a major exhibit comes in 2018. It's about to get even better as the museum borrows artifacts from the Smithsonian and University of Pennsylvania for a new exhibit.

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  8. Upgrades for major exhibit coming to Marco Island museum costs tax dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Hundreds of thousands of your tax dollars are being spent on the Marco Island Historical Museum before a major exhibit comes in 2018. It's about to get even better as the museum borrows artifacts from the Smithsonian and University of Pennsylvania for a new exhibit.

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  9. Peek Inside: $9.4 million home on Marco IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | NBC2 News

    According to the National Transportation Safety Board, the plane had just taken off from the Page Field Airport when it tried to make an emergency landing on Metro Parkway. We spoke with a woman who came face-to-face with a bull shark on Sunday morning and captured the wild encounter on camera.

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  10. Zika-carrying mosquitoes building up tolerance to chemicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | NBC2 News

    The little islands off of Marco Island are where salt marsh mosquitoes breed and experts say they are seeing more mosquitoes on land because mosquito control isn't allowed to work out there. The little islands off of Marco Island are where salt marsh mosquitoes breed and experts say they are seeing more mosquitoes on land because mosquito control isn't allowed to work out there.

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  11. Health advisory canceled at Naples Pier BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Collier County has lifted the health advisory for Naples Pier Beach after samplings show the bacteria range at "good" levels. According to officials, the cause of the higher levels that prompted the advisory is unknown.

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  12. Health advisory issued for Naples Pier BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Collier County announced a health advisory for Naples Pier Beach Thursday after samplings showed high levels of bacteria in the water. According to officials, the cause of the higher levels is unknown.

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  13. Fort Myers woman faces prison time for real estate fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A 66-year-old Fort Myers woman was found guilty and is looking at up to 30 years in prison for scheming to defraud, according to the state attorney. Charlotte Braden was hired to work a real estate sale for a Marco Island family in 2012, and for her efforts, she would receive 30 percent of the proceeds once the property was sold.

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  14. Marco Hilton remains closed after electrical fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | NBC2 News

    On behalf of Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort & Spa, we are working with the Marco Island Fire Department and local authorities to investigate the source of the fire that happened on Friday morning in an electrical room of the resort. We have assisted our guests with re-locating to nearby Marco Island and Naples hotels.

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  15. Mosquito control sees spike in complaints in Charlotte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | NBC2 News

    The little islands off of Marco Island are where salt marsh mosquitoes breed and experts say they are seeing more mosquitoes on land because mosquito control isn't allowed to work out there. The little islands off of Marco Island are where salt marsh mosquitoes breed and experts say they are seeing more mosquitoes on land because mosquito control isn't allowed to work out there.

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  16. Marco Island roadways open after being floodedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Officials say that there is still water on the road, however, and that drivers are to use caution and not drive through it. All roadways are open however many still have water on them.

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  17. Five things to know for Wednesday, June 7thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | NBC2 News

    After multiple rounds of storms flooded parts of Southwest Florida Tuesday, we're tracking more rain streaming into the area this morning. Today will play out very similar to yesterday with periods of rain and storms possible at any time.

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  18. Weather Blog: Tuesday's storms drop more rain than Hurricane WilmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Areas of Collier County received more rain between midnight and 6 p.m. Tuesday than during the landfall of Hurricane Wilma in 2005. That's based on a combination of rain gauge reports and dual-polarized Doppler radar rain total comparisons from the National Weather Service .

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  19. Several roads close as flooding continues on Marco IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Several sections of Bald Eagle Drive are closed, including the stretch from Bayport to San Marco and the intersection of Bald Eagle Drive and Charmers Drive, according to police.

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  20. Marco Island seeking second ambulance for communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | NBC2 News

    One ambulance is in service for 16,000 people on Marco Island. Now, the Marco Island City Council is requesting a second ambulance.

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