Fri 25-JUL-2014 Early A.M. News Script

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GM I'm SB -- it's 5! ALI GARY Summer in the mid-west has already been strange. Record low temperatures from the polar vortex -- and now...this... Mayflies. Everywhere. So many in fact- - the national weather service was able to pick them off radar. The invasion won't last long -- they only have a life span of a few days. But -- it's a great time to be a fly fisherman on the mississippi. The mayflies lay their eggs on the top of the water.

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Good morning it's 5:00 -- I'm ... And I'm ... Gary Sadowsky starts us off this morning with quick check on the weather. weather intro (anchors thank in 3-shot-transition to lead story)

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Investigators are now calling the suspicious death of a Shelburne toddler -- murder. And burlington police say the man who did it is 26-year-old Joshua Blow. The Shelburne man was arrested last night. Authorities were called to a home off Route 7 Tuesday morning, when 2-year-old Aiden Haskins was reported unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police say blow faces second degree murder charges. More details are expected later this morning.

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A Vermont death row inmate -- is getting a second shot at freedom. Donald Fell is accused of killing his own mother -- her friend -- and a Rutland grocery store employee -- fourteen years ago -- but a judge says, he gets a new trial. Jennifer Reading reports.

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He's accused of killing three people in cold blood -- 14 years ago. Donald Fell is on death row -- awaiting execution. Now a federal judge says the 34-year-old is entitled to a new trial -- citing juror misconduct -- in Fell's capital murder case. ((5-5-05 tape 784 tc 4:02 Alexander Bunin/Defense Attorney:"We're just looking forward to a fair and impartial trial and we hope everything turns out alright.")) On November 26, 2000 -- then 20-year-old Fell -- and his accomplice -- Robert Lee -- are accused of killing Fell's mother -- Debra -- and her friend -- Charles Conway -- at her Rutland home -- after an argument over the radio volume. From there --- investigators say the two men fled to the nearby Price Chopper where they carjacked and abducted a supermarket employee on her way into work. Police say they drove -- 53-year-old Terry King to New York -- where they beat the North Clarendon grandmother to death as she prayed for her life. Fell and Lee were arrested four days later in Arkansas -- allegedly confessed to the three murders -- and were returned to Vermont to face federal kidnap and murder charges. ((1-31-02 Barbara Tuttle/King's sister 11pm@12:14 "This is our terror attack on our family. To me Donald Fell doesn't deserve to live. He deserves to die -- just like any criminal who takes an innocent human life.")) Lee hanged himself in prison -- and Fell was sentenced to death in 2005. ((6-16-06 Karen Worchester/Mother was Murdered "when Donald Fell is six feet under and I know he is not going to the same place my mother is that is going to be our justice.")) Justice that's been challenged. Last summer Fell's lawyers argued the jury -- that found him guilty was tainted because one of the jurors allegedly investigated the case on his own -- traveling to Rutland to view the crime scene -- telling other jurors of his observations -- lying about his actions and supposedly coercing another juror into changing her vote. Two other jurors are accused of lying about their pasts during jury selection. Thursday Judge William Sessions -- a longtime opponent of the death penalty -- overturned Fell's 2005 conviction. Judge Sessions said the conduct violates the fundamental integrity of Fell's trial. ((Jennifer Reading "We reached out to Vermont's federal prosecutor for comment. Tris Coffin says his office is still reviewing the case -- and would not comment on the news of a new trial. JR Ch 3 News Burlington"))

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Two people are dead and a child is in critical condition following a crash in Ray Brook. Police say the incident started as a hit and run in Lake Placid. They say the suspect took off on Route 86 -- eventually traveling the wrong way and colliding head-on with another car. The driver of that car - 42-year old James Barney of Potsdam died at the scene. His passenger 38-year-old Kim Barney also of Potsdam later died at the hospital. An 11-year-old also in that car -- is currently in critical condition at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Police say the truck driver -- will face charges. His name has not been released.

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: cool - upper 40s to mid 50s Visibility: low east of the Greens because of fog NE clouds: some clouds north of the border NE temps/radar: lots of 50s; nothing on radar NE dewpoints: in upper 40s and 50s - very comfy U.S. Clouds/radar: Mostly clear in NE, but stormy in upper midwest as fast-moving frontal system moves east. Forecast clouds/precip: Nice day today, clear tonight, some sun to start the day on Saturday, but then clouds moving in with a chance for showers, t-storms late in the day in northern NY, then for all of us Saturday night into Sunday.

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Today: Partly cloudy Highs: 75 to 82 Wind: WSW 5 to 15 mph Tonight: Clear skies Patchy fog Lows: 48 to 58 Wind: S 5 to 10 mph Saturday: AM sun Increasing clouds Chance showers late, NY Highs: 78 to 85 Wind: SSW 5 to 15 mph Extended: Sunday: Mostly cloudy Showers, t-storms Lows: 60s Highs: 75 to 82 Monday: Mostly cloudy Showers, t-storms Lows: 55 to 65 Highs: 70s Tuesday: Partly sunny Chance for a few showers Lows: 50s Highs: 70s Hyper-Extended: Wednesday: Partly sunny Lows: 50s Highs: 70s Thursday: Partly sunny Lows: 50s Highs: 70s

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A cluster of commercial air disasters is raising questions about safety this morning. The latest -- in West Africa. Where airline officials say a plane -- that disspeared off radar -- crashed -- killing all 1-hundred-16 on board. Wendy Gillette has more on what happened during the flight.

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Flight AH-5017 was flying from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital in North Africa when it crashed Thursday in a rainstorm....less than an hour after takeoff. Investigators say they have located the wreckage- about 30 miles from the border of Burkina Faso in Mali. (air algerie footage) All 116 people on board the Air Algerie flight are feared dead. Nearly half of the passengers were French. NATS transport minister speaking Mali's transport minister spoke at a news conference, saying that a helicopter had landed near the crash site shortly before nightfall and that a crisis team located the burned plane- scattered over a wide area. NATS head of crisis unit speaking The head of the team said he believed a thunderstorm may have caused the crash- because the pilot had messaged air control- saying he was trying to avoid the storm and was deviating from his planned route. The plane is owned by Spanish airline Swiftair and leased to Air Algerie. The accident is the third major airplane crash in a week. Last Thursday- a Malaysian Airlines flight was shot down over Ukraine. And on Wednesday- a Taiwanese plane crashed during a storm. Friends and family of those on board the Air Algerie flight waited anxiously for news- hoping their loved ones somehow survived. Wendy Gillette, for CBS News.

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One person is dead and two injured after shots were fired in a Philedelphia hospital. Authorities say the shooting happened in a psychiatrists office -- when patient Richard Plotts shot and killed a 53-year-old case worker. Police say the Dr. Lee Silverman was grazed in the temple -- but had a gun in his office -- and fire back at Plotts. A struggle ensued and spilled out into the hallway -- according to officials -- when another doctor and caseworker jumped in to secure Plott's weapon. Plott is listed in critical condition -- no word yet on a motive.

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Four people have been indicted for ransacking the grave of a New Hampshire businessman in May. 37-year-old Michael Day, 53-year-old David Grey and 52-year-old Melanie Nash are charged with criminal mischief, interfering with a cemetery, conspiracy, and abuse of a corpse. Nash is the daughter of businessman Eddie Nash. Also charged -- 71-year-old Ginette Dowse, who allegedly drove the others to and from the Colebrook Village Cemetery. Police say Melanie Nash believed that her father's - quote -- "real will" -- was buried with her father. No will was found.

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A little Boston boy with cancer only had one birthday request -- mail. Danny Nickerson didn't want leggos or superhero action figures -- he only wanted birthday cards. And birthday cards he recieved -- boxes and boxes of cards from people across the world. Danny has a rare inoperable brain tumor -- and turns six today. His mom says mail was his only wish -- and they have been piling in. So far Danny has been sent more than 50-thousand birthday cards -- coming from places like Aruba, Texas, and even a squadron of Marines in Afghanistan.

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Authorities have blown the lid off another major cyber theft. They say a global network of hackers, identity thieves, and money maunderers targeted StubHub and its customers. The Manhattan district attorney says six people have been indicted in an international ring that managed to hack into 1-thousand StubHub users' accounts -- and fraudulently buy tickets to events -- like Jay-Z and Elton John concerts -- a Yankees-Red Sox game, the U.S. Open and Broadway shows. Authorities say the thieves would then resell the tickets and split the profits. StubHub says it learned of the scheme last year -- and began working with authorities around the world. The company is now is refunding hacked customers -- and helping them change their passwords.

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A Minneapolis man was kicked off his flight -- over a tweet. It all began when Duff Watson tried to board a southwest airlines flight with his kids. As a A-List passenger -- he gets priority boarding -- but a gate agent wouldn't let his two kids board with him -- saying they would all have to wait and board later. He took to twitter -- Something to the effect of "wow, rudest agent in Denver. Kimberly S, gate C39, not happy, @(southwest airlines) SWA." Soon after getting to their seats -- the family was asked to de-plane. The gate agent said her safety felt threatened -- and was going to call police. Or she gave him the option to delete the tweet and re-board the flight. The airline later apologized in an email and sent Watson 150 dollar in vouchers -- but he says they won't be flying southwest again.

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Instead of a pin, passcode, or thumbprint -- Motorola has introduced a new -- and bit bizarre -- digital tattoo. It's a sticker that goes on your skin -- that will unlock your phone. The sticker is filled with circuitry and is about the size of a nickel -- and when you tap the phone to the sticker on your body -- it opens your phone. It's compatable with the Moto-X smartphone. A pack of 10 costs ten bucks -- and it'll stay on when you're showering, working out, or swimming.

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Almanac: comfortably cooler yesterday, and dry Lake Champlain: a little high at this point, but last year at this time, it was record high NE clouds: some clouds north of the border NE temps/radar: lots of 50s; nothing on radar NE dewpoints: in upper 40s and 50s - very comfy

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Your work day could determine your risk of diabetes. Marlie Hall explains in this morning's healthwatch.

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People who work rotating shifts are at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. New research published in Occupational & Environmental Medicine finds shifts workers have a 9 percent increased risk for diabetes compared to people who worked normal office hours. The risk jumped to 37 percent when looking at just men. A common blood thinner used to prevent blood clots in pregnant women is ineffective. That's according to Canadian researchers who found the drug Heparin that many women inject into their belly has no positive benefit for the mother or child. Doctors say the results will save many women from unnecessary pain during pregnancy. Patients who are misdiagnosed with cancer after CT lung scans don't worry more than patients deemed healthy. That's according to a new Brown University study. CT scans often give false positives.. but researchers say patients who believe they have cancer do not report increased anxiety or a lower quality of life. Those are some of the day's top health stories. Marlie Hall, CBS News, New York

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A Rutland cop cleared in a crash investigation A Quechee woman admits to stealing over 100,000 dollars from her job... And problems with Vermont's health connect..

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But before we get to those stories -- let's take a quick look at how the weather is shaping up this morning.

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A drug round-up is working to get dealers out of Rutland...where the city's police chief says he knows they're struggling with addiction -- but he thinks things are getting better. Shelby Cashman reports.

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Twenty seven suspects rounded up--most for sale of heroin--cocaine or other related charges. It was a combined effort--between the Vermont Drug Task Force and the Rutland Police Department. And because the investigation is ongoing--police could not disclose specifics--about where police found the suspects beyond saying they were found in Rutland City - and the surrounding area. But Rutland Chief James Baker says--these arrests--were part of the city's ongoing Drug Market Intervention program -- to crack down on Rutland's overall drug problem. He says--part of the DMI--is getting those who are addicted to the drugs--treatment. ((03:24 Chief Baker "our message that we're delivering to all the people that were picking up is if you're and user and your addicted, we want you to get better, we want you to get treatment, we want you to change your criminal ways" 03:34)) But he says--the types of arrests made in this roundup -- target the people -- who allegedly deal the drugs -- and perpetuate the problems. ((01:09 Chief Baker "We have sustained an effort to identify individuals who are involved in directly distributing drugs, particularly opiates, and who we consider connectors or hosts from out of state who are the sources of supply. 01:28)) And he says he does not consider these twenty seven arrests--success. He measures success for the city--in a different way. ((05:40 Chief Baker "the only way we're gonna know if we have an impact is if we cut down on the demand for the drugs because thats whats driving that ability for people to be able to distribute the drugs in the city" 05:49))

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Police are asking for the public's help -- once again -- in their quest for answers in the mysterious disappearance of a New Hampshire teen. Investigators have released this sketch of a person connected to the Abigail Hernandez case. The North Conway teen vanished for 9 months before being reunited with her family this week. Police say it's still unclear whether Hernandez was taken against her will -- lured away or what role the man may have played in concealing her whereabouts for nearly a year.

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A former Quechee woman has admitted to embezzling more than 125-thousand dollars from a research firm in White River Junction. 51-year-old Jayne Concialdi was an administrative assistant to the treasurer of New England Research. According to court records she stole money to pay her credit card bills -- and also use the company's credit card to make purchases for herself. She'll be sentenced in December.

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A Rutland City police officer who ran a red light and ended up crashing into a car will not face charges. Police say officer Adam Lucia was responding to a 911 call in March when he hit another vehicle while driving through the intersection at Main and West Streets. Cruiser video showed Lucia was not using his siren. State law says an officer can go through a red light when responding to an emergency call. An investigation by the Addison County State's Attorney and the Rutland Police Chief determined Lucia did not act "recklessly" when he failed to slow down at the red light.

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More trouble for Vermont Health Connect -- and Governor Peter Shumlin says it hasn't been worth it. Earlier this week -- Vermont's Health Care Chief -- Lawrence Miller gave a negative assessment of Vermont Health Connect's recent performance. On Thursday, Governor Shumlin called the implementation of the exchange's web site the greatest frustration in his time as Governor. The state now plans to spend all 171 million dollars given to it by the federal government for the exchange. The Governor says -- so far -- the exchange has not been worth the money.

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((15:06:42 Gov. Peter Shumlin "Definitely not worth the money. My hope is we can make it worth the money by getting it right. As Governor, that's my job...15:07:21 I've directed my team to look at the change of circumstances situation which is evolving more slowly than it should and get back to me with a specific plan to make this easier for the folks who are struggling with it.")) Technical issues causing confusion for customers must be sorted out by November 13th, when the next enrollment period begins. Governor Shumlin asked his team to come up with a contingency plan if the tech problems are not fixed by then. The Governor admitted that hiring more staff to work through the backlog of issues is not a sufficient solution -- he's asked his team to address problem's with the website's server as well.

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: cool - upper 40s to mid 50s Visibility: low east of the Greens because of fog NE clouds: some clouds north of the border NE temps/radar: lots of 50s; nothing on radar NE dewpoints: in upper 40s and 50s - very comfy U.S. Clouds/radar: Mostly clear in NE, but stormy in upper midwest as fast-moving frontal system moves east. Forecast clouds/precip: Nice day today, clear tonight, some sun to start the day on Saturday, but then clouds moving in with a chance for showers, t-storms late in the day in northern NY, then for all of us Saturday night into Sunday.

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Today: Partly cloudy Highs: 75 to 82 Wind: WSW 5 to 15 mph Tonight: Clear skies Patchy fog Lows: 48 to 58 Wind: S 5 to 10 mph Saturday: AM sun Increasing clouds Chance showers late, NY Highs: 78 to 85 Wind: SSW 5 to 15 mph Extended: Sunday: Mostly cloudy Showers, t-storms Lows: 60s Highs: 75 to 82 Monday: Mostly cloudy Showers, t-storms Lows: 55 to 65 Highs: 70s Tuesday: Partly sunny Chance for a few showers Lows: 50s Highs: 70s Hyper-Extended: Wednesday: Partly sunny Lows: 50s Highs: 70s Thursday: Partly sunny Lows: 50s Highs: 70s

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We want to warn you before the final installment in our series of special reports -- that some of the images in this story -- are graphic. More than two-and-a-half-million Americans have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan in the country's most recent wars. Doctors estimate 20-percent of those who saw combat -- are struggling with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. They say P-T-S-D understanding is better now. So is treatment. But -- they're banking on a new research tool to really accelerate.... . ...Helping Veterans Heal.

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((NATS of FILE BROLL OF AFGHANISTAN/IRAQ WARS -- looking for explosions, gunfire -- nat heavy.)) 'War is hell.' William Tecumseh Sherman. ((NATS)) Coming home -- can be a kind of hell all its own....especially if you bring the war back with you. ((081_5039 // FRIEDMAN // 00:21:34 the bad news is that the dosage of combat was so much greater in these wars 00;21:39)) Dr. Matthew Freidman heads up The National Center for P-T-S-D -- based at Vermont's V-A in White River Junction. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a topic getting a lot more attention -- as hundreds of thousands of Americans return home from the country's longest wars. ((081_5039 // FRIEDMAN // 00:19:07 P-T-S-D is the psychological equivalent of getting hit by an 18-wheeler truck. We're not built for that kind of impact 00:19:13)) The proverbial big rig -- barreling towards veterans -- ...multiple deployments... ((NATS afghanistan file)) ...fierce firefights ... ((NATS -- gun fire)) ...and -- the recent images on the news -- of that hard-won land, retaken by terror groups. ((NATS from recent Iraq ISIS CBS coverage)) ((GFX)) Dr. Friedman says about 1-in-5 veterans returning from combat -- is struggling with P-T-S-D. Women -- are twice as likely to suffer from it. ((NATS afghanistan file)) To be clear -- men and women returning home from various wars -- have always struggled with P-T-S-D ...it's just that -- the science is starting to catch up. ((081_5038_01 // FRIEDMAN // 00:00:26 there have been tremendous advances in neuroscience now 00:00:28)) ((FILE scans, mri video)) Things like CAT SCANS and MRIs -- allow doctors to see brain activity. And that's helped... ((081_5039 // FRIEDMAN // 00:15:26 if you go into the E-R and have intense abdominal pain -- surgeons may not know exactly whether it's your spleen or a ruptured appendix -- but they can go in and they can look -- then figure it out. We're just on the verge of being able to do that -- in P-T-S-D. 00:15:47)) but the key tool to get to that point -- has been missing... ((FRIEDMAN // 00:02:15 there's about 50 brain banks in the country now -- focusing on psychiatric problems -- not a single one focusing on P-T-S-D. 00:02:23)) Until now... Dr. Friedman is building the nation's first brain bank for P-T-S-D. ((081_5491_01 // DR ANN MCKEE // 00:04:37 "I think P-T-S-D is still a big unknown at this point" 00:04:40)) Dr. Ann McKee runs the brain bank at the V-A hospital in Bedford, Massachusetts. She and others on Friedman's team -- will look at donated brain samples -- from veterans after they die...trying to discover what's never been figured out before: what -- physically -- P-T-S-D does to the body. ((MCKEE // 00:04:48 you know really understanding the underpinnings, the biological underpinnings of P-T-S-D, i think we're really struggling with that. i think it's still a mystery disease 00:04:58)) Mystery diseases are Dr. McKee's forte. She's leading the way on research on Alzheimers....and traumatic brain injuries. ((NATS -- NFL hit from MOND 410)) ((file video of NFL and players from MOND410)) Including bringing to light the damaged suffered by professional football players in the N-F-L. ((NATS -- Dr. working on brain or examining slide)) On the day we visit -- Dr. McKee examines a brain suspected to have T-B-I. ((MCKEE // byte of brain: 00:27:49 see how it's two sides -- and there's like little bridges between them -- it should only be one 00:27:53)) We won't reveal any of the specifics of this case out of respect for the family. But doctors did discover -- what they call -- abnormalities ... ((MCKEE // 00:27:54 we see this a lot of times after trauma. 00:27:56)) ...And the hope is discoveries like that -- may lead to better treatments P-T-S-D. ((MCKEE // 00:05:37 once we find some of those abnormalities, we can try to turn them off or decrease them and maybe that will improve the lives of people who are suffering from P-T-S-D 00:05:44)) ((081_5537_01 // SB // 00:37:32 eventually donated brains will be going to two centers in San Antonio, Texas -- and Boston --- but for now, places like here at the V-A hospital in Bedford handling the majority of the P-T-S-D cases. 00;37:45)) The research doesn't come cheap. The V-A tells us studying each brain costs about 10-thousand dollars. ((081_5585_01 // SEN PATRICK LEAHY // 00:01:16 you couldn't talk about your concern, but not do anything 00:01:20)) ((leahy in senate video)) It's why Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy got both major political parties behind a special 3-million-dollar appropriation to pay for the new P-T-S-D brain bank. ((LEAHY: 00:01:24 now we're starting to learn a lot more -- i suspect we're going to have to do a lot more than we've done already 00:01:29)) Researchers like Dr. Freidman are ready. ((FRIEDMAN // 00:17:38 this is a huge advance -- this is something that the field has needed for a long time 00:17:45)) ((video of soldiers)) ...Hoping to find the answers that help veterans with invisible wounds heal. SB, C3N, BTV.

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Doctor Friedman says overall more veterans are seeking care, especially for mental health. For pre-gulf war vets -- the numbers are only around 20-percent. But for the men and women coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan -- that number is closer to 50-percent.

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((TRT: 2:08 ... OC: Mike McCune)) ((Coming off her first career win on the Symetra Tour, one step below the LPGA, Shelburn's Molly Aronsson tees it up in the first round of the SEFCU Championship later this morning in Albany. Scott Fleishman is there, and he'll have a report tonight at 6pm. ---------------- Thunder Road last night...top three separated by just two points... Dave Pembroke is holds the points lead, followed by last week's Mid-Season winner Trampas Demers and Nick Sweet is in third ... ----- multiple cautions come out on lap 32... Demers one of many caught up in them... once racing resumed, Phil Scott has the lead...but just four laps later, Jason Corliss goes to the inside of the Lt. Governor to take the lead...and he'll go on to become the first repeat winner of the season...2013 King of the Road Derrick O'Donnell was second with Scott holding on for third...Jaden Perry and Dylan Payea earned wins in the Street Stocks and Tiger Sportsman features...we'll have full coverage tonight at 6pm. ---------------------- ---- Montgomery's Elinor Purrier, coming off an unexpected win in the US championships a couple weeks ago, competing in the 3000 meter steeplechase today at the world junior track and field championships in eugene, oregon. The former Richford High star running in the second of two heats, with the top 5 in each heat plus the next 5 fastest times advancing to the finals. Purrier, wearing red, stayed with the middle group for most of the race, but hits the jets late and nearly catches the 5th place runner. She finishes 6th with a time of 10 minutes, 8 point 33 seconds. A Personal best time by about 30 seconds. She'll be the only American in Saturday's final to be run at 7:55 Eastern Time. ---------------------- -------- South Burlington's Flo Meiler has been named USA track and field athlete of the week. The 80 year old competed in 14 events over the weekend at the masters outdoor championships in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In those 14 events, she won 8 gold and 6 silver medals, set a world record in the pentathlon and 4 American records in the hammer throw, weight throw, discus and high jump. ---------------------- -------- The Mountaineers rallied for a 12th inning win at Plymouth to maintain their game and a half Division lead, while the Lake Monsters fell at Brooklyn. With your sportswrap, I'm Mike McCune.))

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NE clouds: some clouds north of the border NE temps/radar: lots of 50s; nothing on radar NE dewpoints: in upper 40s and 50s - very comfy

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The nation's oldest police K-9 handler is retiring. After working as an officer for 41 years, Shelburne policeman Chris Morrell is calling it quits. The 72-year-old founded the Hinesburg police department and later joined the Shelburne force. Retiring with Morrell is his K-9 partner, Buck -- the two have worked together for eight years and Morrell says he is most grateful for the relationship he's had with his dogs.

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(18:56:16 Chris Morrell)(("Imagine if you would that you were the father of a seven year old boy who was developmentally challenged, so you had to do many things for them and you were a single parent, so you were with them 24 hours per day, you would establish a very unique bond...You have to take care of em and he'll take care of you.")) (19:11:43 Lynn Gardner/Hired Morrell in Hinesburg)(("Chris was very fair, honest, very reputable individual. He was just what Hinesbug needed to start a community policing program here.")) Morrell is now writing a book on the lessons he's learned from his four decades on the force.

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Two people are dead and a child is in critical condition following a crash in Ray Brook. Police say the incident started as a hit and run in Lake Placid. They say the suspect took off on Route 86 -- eventually traveling the wrong way and colliding head-on with another car. The driver of that car - 42-year old James Barney of Potsdam died at the scene. His passenger 38-year-old Kim Barney also of Potsdam later died at the hospital. An 11-year-old also in that car -- is currently in critical condition at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Police say the truck driver -- will face charges. His name has not been released.

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A former Quechee woman has admitted to embezzling more than 125-thousand dollars from a research firm in White River Junction. 51-year-old ((JANE con-C'-all-dee)) Jayne Concialdi was an administrative assistant to the treasurer of New England Research. According to court records she stole money to pay her credit card bills -- and also use the company's credit card to make purchases for herself. She'll be sentenced in December.

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A Rutland City police officer who ran a red light and ended up crashing into a car will not face charges. Police say officer Adam Lucia was responding to a 911 call in March when he hit another vehicle while driving through the intersection at Main and West Streets. Cruiser video showed Lucia was not using his siren. State law says an officer can go through a red light when responding to an emergency call. Investigators say there won't be any charges because -- Lucia did not act "recklessly" when he failed to slow down at the red light.

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I'm Steve Bottari -- coming up monday... Aligning your money -- with your goals. You probably have an idea know what you want in terms of cars ...and houses...and maybe even retirement. So how do you get there? We'll ask our financial expert, monday on the channel three morning news.

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Investigators are now calling the suspicious death of a Shelburne toddler -- murder. And burlington police say the man who did it is 26-year-old Joshua Blow. The Shelburne man was arrested last night. Authorities were called to a home off Route 7 Tuesday morning, when 2-year-old Aiden Haskins was reported unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police say blow faces second degree murder charges. More details are expected later this morning.

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A judge has ordered a new trial for a Vermont man on death row Donald Fell was convicted in the 2000 killing of a North Clarendon woman abducted outside a Rutland supermarket. Fell was sentenced to death in 2005 after a jury found him guilty of the abduction of 53-year-old Terry King as she was arriving for work. Fell's attorneys argued the jury was tainted because one of the jurors conducted his own investigation into what happened outside of court. Fell is also accused of killing his mother and her friend ...

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Two people are dead and a child is in critical condition following a crash in Ray Brook. Police say the incident started as a hit and run in Lake Placid Thursday afternoon. They say the suspect took off on Route 86 -- eventually traveling the wrong way and colliding head-on with another car. The driver of that car - 42-year old James Barney of Potsdam died at the scene. His passenger 38-year-old Kim Barney also of Potsdam later died at the hospital. The 11-year-old is currently in critical condition at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Police say the truck driver -- will face charges -- but his name has not been released.

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The nation's oldest police K-9 handler is retiring. After working as an officer for 41 years, Shelburne policeman Chris Morrell is calling it quits. The 72-year-old founded the Hinesburg police department and later joined the Shelburne force. Retiring with Morrell is his K-9 partner, Buck -- the two have worked together for eight years and Morrell says he is most grateful for the relationship he's had with his dogs.

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(18:56:16 Chris Morrell)(("Imagine if you would that you were the father of a seven year old boy who was developmentally challenged, so you had to do many things for them and you were a single parent, so you were with them 24 hours per day, you would establish a very unique bond...You have to take care of em and he'll take care of you.")) (19:11:43 Lynn Gardner/Hired Morrell in Hinesburg)(("Chris was very fair, honest, very reputable individual. He was just what Hinesbug needed to start a community policing program here.")) Morrell is now writing a book on the lessons he's learned from his four decades on the force.

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7-day forecast: Perfect summer day today. Weekend starts out okay with sun on Saturday morning, but clouds move in, west to east, and there is a chance for a shower or t-storm late in the day in northern NY. Scattered showers & t-storms a good bet for Saturday night, Sunday, and Monday. More humid by Sunday. Lingering showers possible Tuesday, then turning less humid with some sunshine by mid-week.

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Investigators are now calling the suspicious death of a Shelburne toddler -- murder. And burlington police say the man who did it is 26-year-old Joshua Blow. The Shelburne man was arrested last night. Authorities were called to a home off Route 7 Tuesday morning, when 2-year-old Aiden Haskins was reported unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police say blow faces second degree murder charges. More details are expected later this morning.

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A convicted murderer on death row has been granted a new trial. Judge William Sessions -- a long time opponent of the death penalty -- overturned Donald Fell's conviction -- ruling the the death row inmate is entitled to a new trial -- due to juror misconduct back in 2005. Fell and his accomplice -- Robert Lee -- were arrested for killing Fell's mother and her friend 14 years ago. Lee killed himself in prison -- but Fell's been fighting his death sentence. Fell's attorneys argued that the jury that found Fell guilty and later sentenced him to death was tainted because one of the jurors conducted his own investigation into what happened outside of court. We reached out to Vermont's federal prosecutor for comment. Tris Coffin says his office is still reviewing the case -- and would not comment on the news of a new trial.

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Another arrest in connection with an arson at Champlain College. Police took 27-year-old Eric Martin into custody today. The arson happened at a dorm earlier this month. The building was vacant and undergoing renovations. Police put damages at 25-thousand dollars. Theodore Bowen is also charged in connection with the blaze. He pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of burglary. He admitted to being in the dorm -- but claims he was only looking for the bathroom.

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GM I'm SB -- it's 5! ALI GARY Summer in the mid-west has already been strange. Record low temperatures from the polar vortex -- and now...this... Mayflies. Everywhere. So many in fact- - the national weather service was able to pick them off radar. The invasion won't last long -- they only have a life span of a few days. But -- it's a great time to be a fly fisherman on the mississippi. The mayflies lay their eggs on the top of the water.

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Good morning it's 5:00 -- I'm ... And I'm ... Gary Sadowsky starts us off this morning with quick check on the weather. weather intro (anchors thank in 3-shot-transition to lead story)

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Investigators are now calling the suspicious death of a Shelburne toddler -- murder. And burlington police say the man who did it is Joshua Blow. Authorities were called to a home off Route 7 Tuesday morning, when 2-year-old Aiden Haskins was reported unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police say blow faces second degree murder charges. More details are expected later this morning. The victim's name is Aiden Haskins, 2 YOA, of Shelburne, VT and Joshua Blow is charged with Murder in the Second Degree.

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A Vermont death row inmate -- is getting a new trial. Donald Fell is accused of killing his own mother -- her friend -- and a Rutland grocery store employee -- fourteen years ago. Why did the judge give him a second shot at freedom? Jennifer Reading explains.

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He's accused of killing three people in cold blood -- 14 years ago. Donald Fell is on death row -- awaiting execution. Now a federal judge says the 34-year-old is entitled to a new trial -- citing juror misconduct -- in Fell's capital murder case. ((5-5-05 tape 784 tc 4:02 Alexander Bunin/Defense Attorney:"We're just looking forward to a fair and impartial trial and we hope everything turns out alright.")) On November 26, 2000 -- then 20-year-old Fell -- and his accomplice -- Robert Lee -- are accused of killing Fell's mother -- Debra -- and her friend -- Charles Conway -- at her Rutland home -- after an argument over the radio volume. From there --- investigators say the two men fled to the nearby Price Chopper where they carjacked and abducted a supermarket employee on her way into work. Police say they drove -- 53-year-old Terry King to New York -- where they beat the North Clarendon grandmother to death as she prayed for her life. Fell and Lee were arrested four days later in Arkansas -- allegedly confessed to the three murders -- and were returned to Vermont to face federal kidnap and murder charges. ((1-31-02 Barbara Tuttle/King's sister 11pm@12:14 "This is our terror attack on our family. To me Donald Fell doesn't deserve to live. He deserves to die -- just like any criminal who takes an innocent human life.")) Lee hanged himself in prison -- and Fell was sentenced to death in 2005. ((6-16-06 Karen Worchester/Mother was Murdered "when Donald Fell is six feet under and I know he is not going to the same place my mother is that is going to be our justice.")) Justice that's been challenged. Last summer Fell's lawyers argued the jury -- that found him guilty was tainted because one of the jurors allegedly investigated the case on his own -- traveling to Rutland to view the crime scene -- telling other jurors of his observations -- lying about his actions and supposedly coercing another juror into changing her vote. Two other jurors are accused of lying about their pasts during jury selection. Thursday Judge William Sessions -- a longtime opponent of the death penalty -- overturned Fell's 2005 conviction. Judge Sessions said the conduct violates the fundamental integrity of Fell's trial. ((Jennifer Reading "We reached out to Vermont's federal prosecutor for comment. Tris Coffin says his office is still reviewing the case -- and would not comment on the news of a new trial. JR Ch 3 News Burlington"))

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Two people are dead and a child is in critical condition following a crash in Ray Brook. Police say the incident started as a hit and run in Lake Placid Thursday afternoon. They say the suspect took off on Route 86 -- eventually traveling the wrong way and colliding head-on with another car. The driver of that car - 42-year old James Barney of Potsdam died at the scene. His passenger 38-year-old Kim Barney also of Potsdam later died at the hospital. The 11-year-old is currently in critical condition at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Police say the truck driver -- will face charges -- but his name has not been released.

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: cool - upper 40s to mid 50s Visibility: low east of the Greens because of fog NE clouds: some clouds north of the border NE temps/radar: lots of 50s; nothing on radar NE dewpoints: in upper 40s and 50s - very comfy U.S. Clouds/radar: Mostly clear in NE, but stormy in upper midwest as fast-moving frontal system moves east. Forecast clouds/precip: Nice day today, clear tonight, some sun to start the day on Saturday, but then clouds moving in with a chance for showers, t-storms late in the day in northern NY, then for all of us Saturday night into Sunday.

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Today: Partly cloudy Highs: 75 to 82 Wind: WSW 5 to 15 mph Tonight: Clear skies Patchy fog Lows: 48 to 58 Wind: S 5 to 10 mph Saturday: AM sun Increasing clouds Chance showers late, NY Highs: 78 to 85 Wind: SSW 5 to 15 mph Extended: Sunday: Mostly cloudy Showers, t-storms Lows: 60s Highs: 75 to 82 Monday: Mostly cloudy Showers, t-storms Lows: 55 to 65 Highs: 70s Tuesday: Partly sunny Chance for a few showers Lows: 50s Highs: 70s Hyper-Extended: Wednesday: Partly sunny Lows: 50s Highs: 70s Thursday: Partly sunny Lows: 50s Highs: 70s

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As the conflict in Gaza reaches the third week mark -- the fighting has only intensified. A school was hit -- killing 15. Anne Marie Green has the latest.

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UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN KI-MOON EXPRESSED OUTRAGE AND HORROR AFTER shells hit A SCHOOL BEING USED AS A SHELTER, IN GAZA . AT LEAST 15 PEOPLE, INCLUDING SOME U-N STAFF MEMBERS DIED IN THE INCIDENT thursday .. PALESTINIANS SAY THE BUILDING WAS HIT BY AN ISRAELI AIRSTRIKE... but ISRAEL says the school was not a target and IS INVESTIGATING. SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY IS still trying to broker A CEASEFIRE DEAL TO CALM ONGOING TENSION BETWEEN ISRAEL AND HAMAS. ? Officials say WRECKAGE FROM AN ALGERIAN AIRLINER HAS BEEN FOUND IN MALI, IN WEST AFRICA, AFTER THE PLANE WENT DOWN THURSDAY. 116 PEOPLE WERE ON BOARD THE PLANE WHICH WAS EN ROUTE TO ALGERIA FROM BURKINA FASO WHEN IT DISAPPEARED FROM RADAR. FRANCE HAS SENT TROOPS TO SECURE THE CRASH SITE AS INVESTIGATORS WORK TO DETERMINE WHAT CAUSED the crash. Weather may have been a factor. AND IN EASTERN UKRAINE, MORE INVESTIGATORS ARE ARRIVING TO EXAMINE THE CRASH SITE OF MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 17. THE PLANE WAS CARRYING 298 PASSENGERS AND CREW WHEN - U.S. OFFICIALS SAY - IT WAS SHOT DOWN BY A SURFACE-TO-AIR MISSILE OVER AN AREA CONTROLLED BY PRO-RUSSIAN SEPARATISTS. HUMAN REMAINS CONTINUE TO BE FOUND THERE -- A WEEK AFTER THE PLANE WENT DOWN. THOSE THAT HAVE BEEN RECOVERED, HAVE BEEN SENT TO THE NETHERLANDS…WHERE FORENSIC ANALYSTS ARE TRYING TO IDENTIFY THEM. THOSE ARE SOME OF THE DAY'S TOP STORIES. I'M ANNE-MARIE GREEN, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.

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A Minneapolis man was kicked off his flight -- over a tweet. It all began when Duff Watson tried to board a southwest airlines flight with his kids. As a A-List passenger -- he gets priority boarding -- but a gate agent wouldn't let his two kids board with him -- saying they would all have to wait and board later. He took to twitter -- Something to the effect of "wow, rudest agent in Denver. Kimberly S, gate C39, not happy, @(southwest airlines) SWA." Soon after getting to their seats -- the family was asked to de-plane. The gate agent said her safety felt threatened -- and was going to call police. Or she gave him the option to delete the tweet and re-board the flight. The airline later apologized in an email and sent Watson 150 dollar in vouchers -- but he says they won't be flying southwest again.

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Instead of a pin, passcode, or thumbprint -- Motorola has introduced a new -- and bit bizarre -- digital tattoo. It's a sticker that goes on your skin -- that will unlock your phone. The sticker is filled with circuitry and is about the size of a nickel -- and when you tap the phone to the sticker on your body -- it opens your phone. It's compatable with the Moto-X smartphone. A pack of 10 costs ten bucks -- and it'll stay on when you're showering, working out, or swimming.

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Almanac: comfortably cooler yesterday, and dry Lake Champlain: a little high at this point, but last year at this time, it was record high NE clouds: some clouds north of the border NE temps/radar: lots of 50s; nothing on radar NE dewpoints: in upper 40s and 50s - very comfy

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This morning we meet a super senior -- who's a master on the links. Joe Carroll has more on the 99-year old -- still sinking putts.

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Lucille Randall is queen of the golf course. (24:00) ((nat sot, putts and put it in.)) And today at Craig Wood Country Club in Lake Placid -- (25:10) ((nat sot, puts it in again. I like that! )) --she's getting the royal treatment. (4:35) ((Nat sot, Lucille getting kissed)) (4:51) ((Nat sot, Hi my dear congratulations!)) A golf tournament in her honor. (27:42) ((Jeff Estes/Golf Pro, This night is to honor Lucille.)) (28:30) ((Jeff Estes/Golf Pro, tonight is a fun night, there is no rules. )) Lucille is just a few months shy of a hundred. Seventy people are playing a nine hole match. (31:22) ((nat sot, Lucille chipping.)) Lucille's been playing golf for over 6 decades. She started hitting the clubs not for the love of the game, but for the love of her husband Ray. (7:56) ((Lucille Randall/Super Senior, Why did you take it up though? To keep the woman off his back! A woman off his back?.)) A woman in an unhappy marriage that was chasing Ray, he asked Lucille to join him on links, she's been playing ever since. A game she takes seriously. (1:40) ((Jeff Estes/Golf Pro, She still taking lessons? She still taking lessons, she still gives lessons too, she helped me out on my putting a few weeks ago. )) Golf Pro Jeff Estes organized the event, he thinks of her as family. (43:52) ((Jeff Estes/Golf Pro, you seem to have a real sweet spot for her? Oh who can't, it nice we have Lucille here all these years. )) The 99 year old was born in Lake Placid, long before it became an Olympic town. ((nat sot singing, SOME ENCHANTED EVENING, YOU'LL WILL FIND A STRANGER)) (18:24) ((Lucille Randall/Super Senior, He said to me, it was very nice having met you, I hope perhaps we will be able to touch base sometime, in the not too distant future. )) He left, but 10 minutes later he was back. They were love-struck -- married two months later. Their only child died as an infant -- a dark time in an otherwise charmed life.. He was in publishing and they traveled the country. Ray a club champion at the course died almost 2 decades ago. (51:43) ((Nat sot, good angle, missing a shot. Damn dog! )) Lucille loves the game, but still has a competitive streak. (59:31) ((nat sot, of her missing the ball. )) (56:00) ((nat sot, Makes a short put and celebrates by kissing the club and ball. )) She's a kisser, and a flirt. (40:14) ((nat sot, kissing a young man.)) (40:35) ((nat sot, you look terrific! why thank you , so do you. )) (45:45) ((Joe Carroll/Lucille Randall, It seems like you enjoy the men company here? I thoroughly enjoy men.)) Especially her golf partner Jeff. (42:39) ((Nat sot, Jeff hitting a chip that goes in for an eagle.)) (43:00) ((nat sot, Kissing Lucille, very excited!)) The saying goes, golf is a game of brains, not brawn. Today, a woman close to a century old is truly a winner. (1:12:44) ((Nat sot, everyone congratulating , glad you here with us Lucille, Oh I had a wonderful time.)) Joe Carroll, Channel 3 News, Lake Placid NY.

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Lucille likes to have a nightcap, just a capful of whiskey a night to keep her going. Seems to be working.

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Another arrest made in connection with the arson at Champlain College. A Quechee woman admits to stealing over 100,000 dollars from her job... And 4 people charges with ransacking a grave..

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But before we get to those stories -- let's take a quick look at how the weather is shaping up this morning.

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Four people have been indicted for ransacking the grave of a New Hampshire businessman in May. 37-year-old Michael Day, 53-year-old David Grey and 52-year-old Melanie Nash are charged with criminal mischief, interfering with a cemetery, conspiracy, and abuse of a corpse. Nash is the daughter of businessman Eddie Nash. Also charged -- 71-year-old Ginette Dowse, who allegedly drove the others to and from the Colebrook Village Cemetery. Police say Melanie Nash believed that her father's - quote -- "real will" -- was buried with her father. No will was found.

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Another arrest in connection with an arson at Champlain College. Police took 27-year-old Eric Martin into custody Thursday. The arson happened at a dorm earlier this month. The building was vacant and undergoing renovations. Police put damages at 25-thousand dollars. Theodore Bowen is also charged in connection with the blaze. He pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of burglary. He admitted to being in the dorm -- but claims he was only looking for the bathroom.

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A former Quechee woman has admitted to embezzling more than 125-thousand dollars from a research firm in White River Junction. 51-year-old Jayne Concialdi was an administrative assistant to the treasurer of New England Research. According to court records she stole money to pay her credit card bills -- and also use the company's credit card to make purchases for herself. She'll be sentenced in December.

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The Vermont Air National Guard says most of the F-16s -- damaged by a recent storm -- are ready to fly again. Five of the fighter jets have already been fixed. But the 6th plane will remain grounded -- while the guard waits for vertical tail parts. The F-16s were damaged when faulty hangar doors collapsed onto the aircraft during a July 8th storm. The guard says the majority of the repairs were completed weeks ahead of schedule. The guard says those faulty hangar doors have been removed.

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: cool - upper 40s to mid 50s Visibility: low east of the Greens because of fog NE clouds: some clouds north of the border NE temps/radar: lots of 50s; nothing on radar NE dewpoints: in upper 40s and 50s - very comfy U.S. Clouds/radar: Mostly clear in NE, but stormy in upper midwest as fast-moving frontal system moves east. Forecast clouds/precip: Nice day today, clear tonight, some sun to start the day on Saturday, but then clouds moving in with a chance for showers, t-storms late in the day in northern NY, then for all of us Saturday night into Sunday.

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Today: Partly cloudy Highs: 75 to 82 Wind: WSW 5 to 15 mph Tonight: Clear skies Patchy fog Lows: 48 to 58 Wind: S 5 to 10 mph Saturday: AM sun Increasing clouds Chance showers late, NY Highs: 78 to 85 Wind: SSW 5 to 15 mph Extended: Sunday: Mostly cloudy Showers, t-storms Lows: 60s Highs: 75 to 82 Monday: Mostly cloudy Showers, t-storms Lows: 55 to 65 Highs: 70s Tuesday: Partly sunny Chance for a few showers Lows: 50s Highs: 70s Hyper-Extended: Wednesday: Partly sunny Lows: 50s Highs: 70s Thursday: Partly sunny Lows: 50s Highs: 70s

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((TRT: 2:08 ... OC: Mike McCune)) ((Coming off her first career win on the Symetra Tour, one step below the LPGA, Shelburn's Molly Aronsson tees it up in the first round of the SEFCU Championship later this morning in Albany. Scott Fleishman is there, and he'll have a report tonight at 6pm. ---------------- Thunder Road last night...top three separated by just two points... Dave Pembroke is holds the points lead, followed by last week's Mid-Season winner Trampas Demers and Nick Sweet is in third ... ----- multiple cautions come out on lap 32... Demers one of many caught up in them... once racing resumed, Phil Scott has the lead...but just four laps later, Jason Corliss goes to the inside of the Lt. Governor to take the lead...and he'll go on to become the first repeat winner of the season...2013 King of the Road Derrick O'Donnell was second with Scott holding on for third...Jaden Perry and Dylan Payea earned wins in the Street Stocks and Tiger Sportsman features...we'll have full coverage tonight at 6pm. ---------------------- ---- Montgomery's Elinor Purrier, coming off an unexpected win in the US championships a couple weeks ago, competing in the 3000 meter steeplechase today at the world junior track and field championships in eugene, oregon. The former Richford High star running in the second of two heats, with the top 5 in each heat plus the next 5 fastest times advancing to the finals. Purrier, wearing red, stayed with the middle group for most of the race, but hits the jets late and nearly catches the 5th place runner. She finishes 6th with a time of 10 minutes, 8 point 33 seconds. A Personal best time by about 30 seconds. She'll be the only American in Saturday's final to be run at 7:55 Eastern Time. ---------------------- -------- South Burlington's Flo Meiler has been named USA track and field athlete of the week. The 80 year old competed in 14 events over the weekend at the masters outdoor championships in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In those 14 events, she won 8 gold and 6 silver medals, set a world record in the pentathlon and 4 American records in the hammer throw, weight throw, discus and high jump. ---------------------- -------- The Mountaineers rallied for a 12th inning win at Plymouth to maintain their game and a half Division lead, while the Lake Monsters fell at Brooklyn. With your sportswrap, I'm Mike McCune.))

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Investigators are now calling the suspicious death of a Shelburne toddler -- murder. And burlington police say the man who did it is 26-year-old Joshua Blow of Shelburne. Authorities were called to a home off Route 7 Tuesday morning, when 2-year-old Aiden Haskins was reported unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police say blow faces second degree murder charges. More details are expected later this morning.

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Two people are dead and a child is in critical condition following a crash in Ray Brook -- New York. Police say it started as a hit and run in Lake Placid -- and the suspect took off on Route 86 -- headed the wrong way and collided head-on with another car. The driver of that car -- 42-year old James Barney of Potsdam died at the scene. His passenger 38-year-old Kim Barney died at the hospital. And 11-year-old also in the car -- is in critical condition. Police say the truck driver -- will face charges.

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A Rutland police officer who ran a red light and ended up crashing into a car will not face charges. Police say officer Adam Lucia was responding to a 911 call in March when he hit another vehicle while driving through the intersection at Main and West Streets. Cruiser video showed Lucia was not using his siren. The investigation determined Lucia did not act "recklessly" when he failed to slow down at the red light.

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Another arrest in connection with an arson at Champlain College. Police took 27-year-old Eric Martin into custody Thursday. The arson happened at a dorm earlier this month. Police put damages at 25-thousand dollars. Theodore Bowen is also charged in the case. He pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of burglary. Bowen admitted to being in the dorm -- but claims he was only looking for the bathroom.

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A judge has ordered a new trial for a Vermont man on death row Donald Fell was convicted in the 2000 killing of a North Clarendon woman abducted outside a Rutland supermarket. Fell was sentenced to death in 2005 after a jury found him guilty of the abduction of 53-year-old Terry King as she was arriving for work. Fell's attorneys argued the jury was tainted because one of the jurors conducted his own investigation into what happened outside of court. Fell is also accused of killing his mother and her friend ...

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New details about the mysterious disappearance of a New Hampshire teen. Investigators have released this sketch of a person connected to the Abigail Hernandez case. The North Conway teen vanished for 9 months before being found this week. Police say it's still not clear whether Hernandez was taken away against her will or lured away or what role the man may have played in concealing her whereabouts for nearly a year..

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France is sending a military unit to Mali to secure the site where an Air Algeria plane crashed with 1-hundred-16 aboard. Most of the dead were French citizens. The plane disappeared from radar less than an hour after it took off early Thursday from Burkina Faso. Weather conditions are being blamed.

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And finally this morning -- if you're in the market for a new car... Why not live like a King. Or THE king. Elvis Presley's 19-63 Rolls Royce Phantom is up for auction. Even has a car phone. The auction house thinks it will go for somewhere around 2-to-3-hundred-thousan d-dollars.

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And -- that's a wrap. Gary, over to you.

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NE clouds: some clouds north of the border NE temps/radar: lots of 50s; nothing on radar NE dewpoints: in upper 40s and 50s - very comfy

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Skillet Chicken with Heirloom Tomatoes, Arugula, Roasted Mushrooms & Hazelnuts Ingredients For Chicken 2 @ 3 pounds each Chicken, Free Range 4 Tablespoons Vegetable oil To Taste Kosher Salt To Taste Black Pepper, Freshly Ground Method For Chicken -Debone the chickens, leaving the wing tip on. Each portion will be a half chicken, with the leg, thigh and breast together. -Lay chicken flat and season with salt and pepper. -In a hot pan, heat oil and sear chicken, skin side down until skin is lightly browned. -Place pan in a 450 degree oven, and roast for approximately 12 minutes, or until chicken is fully cooked and skin is golden and crispy. -Remove from oven, turn chicken onto the meat side and allow to rest for a few minutes. Ingredients for Salad: ¾ Pound (about 8 each) Crimini mushrooms, cut in quarters ¾ Pound (about 3 bunches) Oyster mushrooms, stems cut off, cut in large pieces ¾ Pound (about 8 large) Shitake mushrooms, stems cut off; cut in quarters 1 Tablespoon Olive oil, extra virgin 1 Tablespoon Chopped Tarragon 1 Tablespoon Chopped Parsley 1/2 Teaspoon Salt To Taste Pepper, fresh ground, black 2 Tablespoons Hazelnuts, toasted ½ Pound Arugula 1 Pound Heirloom Tomatoes 2 Tablespoons Sherry Vinegar 3 Tablespoons Hazelnut Oil Method For Salad: -Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. -Gently toss mushrooms, olive oil, herbs, salt & pepper together. -Spread evenly on a baking sheet -Roast in the oven for 8 minutes, then mix the mushrooms around, then roast for 6 more minutes until golden brown. Cool until just warm. -In a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar & hazelnut oil, then season with salt & pepper to taste. - Add the arugula & hazelnuts & gently toss, then fold in the mushrooms. -Place the sliced tomatoes around the plate and season with salt and pepper. -Place a handful of the arugula salad in the center of the plate, and gently place the chicken on top. -Serve immediately with some crunchy bread.


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