Fri 29-AUG-2014 Early A.M. News Script

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It's ___ I'm SB, I'm AF -- and I'm BF And it's friday so we like to celebrate. Today -- it's an ode to the end of summer. A group of viral video daredevils took on the human catapult. They can get launched as high as 55-feet up in the air -- before landing back in the water. This video comes from -- Lake Powell, Utah. The makers of the video say it's not all fun and games -- some people got bruised and scraped up when they hit the water because of the sheer force. But no serious injuries. They do have serious views online -- close to a million in just three days.

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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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A Hartford man is held without bail -- officially charged with killing a toddler in July of last year. Investigators pieced together their case over more than a year before charging him with second-degree murder Thursday. Deputy State's Attorney David Cahill argued that 31-year-old Luke (Terry-O) Theriault struck 2-year-old Jamaal Turkvan several times leading to the toddler's death. He descirbed the internal injuries as being worse than those seen in car accidents and implied Theriault may have used brass knuckles in the alleged beating.

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((28:15 - :28 David Cahill - Deputy Chief State's Attorney Much to the contrary, the defendant's interest in Jamaal after his passing was in his funeral money, not to use that funeral moneyu for his funeral, but instead to pay for Mr. Theriault's back rent)) A public defender entered a not guilty plea on Theriault's behalf -- and noted his strong ties to the community.

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A Vermont man --- awaiting trial for a double murder -- has died in prison. State police say, 71-year-old Sylvester Labartino died at the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield. He was being held for the murders of 57-year-old Shane Plummer and 26-year-old Chris Plummer. Police say, Labartino gunned down the father-son electrician team, outside his rented home in Hubbarton, in February. He had been fighting with his landlord before it happened. Police say, Labartino had recently been diagnosed with a serious medical condition -- and his death in the prison infirmary appears to be from natural causes.

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College students have returned to Burlington for the school year and Queen City cops want to make sure they stay out of trouble. They're using a strategy called knock and talk to spread the word. Alex Apple went along to see how it works.

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(tile 0549 19:54:05:27) ((Will Tennant/College Student "Figure out a way to work well with the students because we're part of the community too." 19:54:10:28)) Bottoms up -- it's time to party. At least, that's the mentality for some college students IN THE QUEEN CITY -- just moving back in for the start of the school year. (tile 0547 19:42:45:24) ((Justin Weinberger/College Student "I guess down here I kind of expect it to be noisy because we're around so many college kids, so I don't mind it as much." 19:42:52:22)) Those rowdy parties sometimes cause problems for other residents. ((16:45:24 Nat: resident "Kids walk down, kick things over, punch signs")) To make sure people both young and old can co-exist -- Burlington police have a strategy -- they call it knock and talk. (Lt. Art Cyr 16:47:40)(("What we're doing is going around meeting folks.)) Officers are speaking with people, especially students, about how to be good citizens in the community. (michael Schirling 06:38)(("as we engage folks, it's not just about opiates but just about anything they want to talk about.")) Every month officers hit the streets to knock and talk. Usually they go to 400 homes -- THURSDAY they visited a thousand. Joining them on the journey was Mayor Miro Wienberger ((Weinberger : It's important to know this isn't the only time the police are out. It's part of a renewed effort to get the police engaged in the community.)) Officers give everyone a flier and explain how they can get help if a problem arises. (Hill section resident 16:45:10)(("They get a little wild and I think You guys are doing a great job.")) In Burlington's hill section many of the complaints ABOUT NOISE or open container issues --stemming from college parties. (Schirling 09:18)(("it's usually just a conversation about mindfulness. Be mindful that your schedule may not always match other people's schedules.")) Schirling says police have canvassed 2000 homes so far this summer. ((NAT thank you guys)) (tile 0549 19:55:07:12) ((Will Tennant/College Student "I think as long as you're open and you really try and just establish a good relationship with your neighbors then there shouldn't be an issue." 19:55:14:26)) Alex Apple -- Channel 3 news -- Burlington.

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The Vermont Attorney General's office says more than a thousand Vermonters are victims of hacking. Internet thieves from China reportedly stole their social security numbers. THE AG's office says cyber criminals hacked the health organization "Community Health Systems Professional Services Corp" -- stealing customer medical records containing their name, date of birth, and social security.

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(tile 0546 19:16:20:17) ((Jonathan Rajewski/Champlain College Professor Digital Forensics "It's become a trend across the country. So I don't think it's anything against Vermont, it's something with just the way electronic information being stored nowadays and if it's not being secured properly -- people can become victimized." 19:16:33:08)) Security experts are offering tips for keeping your information safe online -- like not using public Wi-Fi while dealing with sensitive information -- and always using passwords containing both numbers and letters.

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: mainly in 50s, some upper 40s NE clouds: hardly any clouds NE temps/radar: mostly 50s, some low 60s south; nothing on radar U.S. Clouds/radar: nice in northeast; stormy in midwest Forecast clouds/precip: sunny today, just a few clouds tomorrow; rain holds off until Sunday

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The president will be facing damage control this morning -- after admitting the US has no strategy dealing with ISIS. And a well-known actress in critical conditions ... Anne Marie Green has those stories and more in worldwatch.

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PRESIDENT OBAMA SAID THE U.S. HAS NO STRATEGY yet to defeat ISLAMIC MILITANTs IN SYRIA. THE PRESIDENT TOLD REPORTERS THAT WHILE THE U.S. MILITARY COULD "ROUT" THE SUNNI MUSLIM GROUP KNOWN AS "ISIS" ON THE GROUND, THE PROBLEM WOULD RETURN AS SOON AS U.S. FORCES LEFT. HE SAID HE WILL SEND SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY TO THE MIDDLE EAST TO DRUM UP SUPPORT FROM SURROUNDING NATIONS TO CONFRONT ISIS. THE PRESIDENT ALSO SPOKE ABOUT THE RISING THREAT OF RUSSIAN AGGRESSION IN UKRAINE. UKRAINIAN OFFICIALS SAY MOSCOW SENT CONVOYS OF RUSSIAN ARTILLERY TO UKRAINE THURSDAY TO SUPPORT PRO-RUSSIAN REBELS THERE…BUT RUSSIA DISMISSED THE CLAIMS DESCRIBING THE FIGHTERS AS RUSSIAN VOLUNTEERS. PRESIDENT OBAMA RULED OUT TAKING MILITARY ACTION AGAINST THE INCURSION, AND SAID ECONOMIC SANCTIONS, THUS FAR, HAVE HELPED TO FURTHER ISOLATE RUSSIA. AND JOAN RIVERS IS IN A NEW YORK CITY HOSPITAL AFTER GOING INTO CARDIAC ARREST THURSDAY. THE 81-YEAR-OLD COMEDIAN WAS RUSHED THERE FROM A DOCTOR'S OFFICE. IN A STATEMENT HER DAUGHTER SAID SHE IS 'RESTING COMFORTABLY' BUT DID NOT ELABORATE ON HER CONDITION. AND THOSE ARE SOME OF THE DAY'S TOP STORIES. I'M ANNE-MARIE GREEN, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.

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Can something as simple as nail polish -- help prevent rape on college campuses? That's what four North Carolina University Students are hoping. They are developing a polish that changes color -- if your drink was spiked with common date rape drugs. Eileen Park shows us how it works.

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THESE FOUR NC STATE STUDENTS ARE ONTO SOMETHING BIG. (Nicole Lebron, NC State Student) "I'm ready for this nail polish! When is it coming? And how much is it?" (MOS) "I think it's a great idea!" WE'RE TALKING ABOUT A NAIL POLISH CALLED UNDERCOVER COLORS THAT WOULD CHANGE COLORS - IF DIPPED INTO A DRINK CONTAINING COMMON TYPES OF DATE RAPE DRUGS. (Eileen Park, Raleigh, NC) "SO THIS IS HOW IT'S SUPPOSED TO WORK, SAY SOMEONE OFFERS YOU A DRINK AND YOU DECIDE TO ACCEPT IT AT SOME POINT YOU CAN STIR THE CONTENTS OF YOUR DRINK LIKE SO AND IF YOUR NAIL COLOR CHANGES YOU KNOW SOMEONE HAS TAMPERED WITH IT." UNDERCOVER COLORS HAS ALREADY RAISED MORE THAN $100,000 DOLLARS AND THESE FOUR STUDENTS IN THE MATERIAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT AT NC STATE SAY THEY WILL SOON START WORKING ON A PROTOTYPE ONCE THEY'VE RAISED ENOUGH MONEY. (Stephanie Francis, Interact) "We know that one in four college students - women on college campuses surveyed report they've either experienced rape or attempted rape." STEPHANIE FRANCIS WITH INTERACT SAYS ALTHOUGH THE NAIL POLISH SEEMS LIKE A GREAT IDEA - WE HAVE TO PUT MORE ATTENTION ON THE PERPETRATORS. (Stephanie Francis, Interact) "We want to be real careful when we think about rape and sexual assault. The responsibility of preventing it doesn't lie on the victims and survivors but that it really needs to lie with the perpetrators." ESPECIALLY SINCE THERE'S ALWAYS BEEN A HUGE PARTY CULTURE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES STUDENTS SAY THE NAIL POLISH WILL BE JUST ONE MORE TOOL TO HELP END THE CYCLE OF RAPE. (Nicole Lebron, NC State Student) "I'm gonna stick my finger in my drink and I'm going to be one of those people and people are going to think I'm crazy but I will have my finger in my drink and I'll be checking." IN RALEIGH EILEEN PARK WNCN NEWS.

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Once this story started making headlines -- it started receiving wave of criticism. However, the inevitable internet backlash came from a surprising source -- anti-rape advocates. Many took to twitter -- voicing their concerns that this nail polish puts the responsibility on women to 'discreetly' keep from being raped -- instead of addressing the major issue. While the critics say they appreciate that these young men want to curb sexual assault -- they worry that the undercover colors can be ineffective and lead to victim-blaming.

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Almanac: cooler yesterday, but dry Stormy weather: not that many thunderstorms this summer - on track to have the 2nd-lowest number of Severe T-storm Warnings given out by the NWS. NE clouds: hardly any clouds NE temps/radar: mostly 50s, some low 60s south; nothing on radar

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This morning's super senior -- doesn't complain about a hard day's work. Pretty amazing since he's 83. Joe Carroll meets the man -- with boundless energy.

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At the foot of Mount Mansfield in Underhill Center lies Matt Parisi's forty acres of paradise. (:31) ((Matt Parisi/Super Senior, Beautiful day to see it. )) And he has a home built entirely of stone. (3:25) ((Matt Parisi/Super Senior, Joe: you must be proud of this. Matt: Oh yes, and you sometimes forget the work involved in this back then. )) Matt built the main house in the late 50s. He and his family have been adding on ever since. (9:31) ((Matt Parisi/Super Senior, you look at every piece individually as a different shape. It's sort of like a jigsaw puzzle.)) The city boy from Philadelphia ended up in Vermont because of the Air Force. He worked at the radar station in Saint Albans. That's where Matt fell in love with Mary Muldoon. They soon married and the young couple were transferred to France. That's where he came to appreciate the stone homes of Europe. (14:18) ((Matt Parisi/Super Senior, Just gorgeous, a lot of stone homes and a lot of flowers in the spring. Very nice.)) So much did Matt and Mary like that look, they built every building out of rock -- even the kids' playhouse. (20:45) ((Mary Parisi/Wife, Our grandkids love it now.)) The couple raised 3 girls and a boy; they have been married for 61 years. (27:03) ((Mary Parisi/Wife, One of my good friends said it must of been the uniform, couldn't been anything else. )) Mary likes to tease him. (23:31) ((Mary Parisi/Wife, Somebody said, give the man a break and I said I gave him a break when I married him. )) The truth is they love each other and Mary respects the boundless vitality Matt has every moment of the day. (27:48) ((Mary Parisi/Wife, that level of energy is incredible still.)) (28:48) (( Mary:you want your lunch? Matt: you don't have one. Mary: What? I'm half way there. ))(she's making him a sandwich in the kitchen) The 83 year old is getting his lunch to go. (30:35) ((Mary nat: have a good day! )) Matt is going to work; it's a 45-minute commute to the other side of the mountain to Stowe. Matt is a stone mason, he became one shortly after leaving the service. (32:00 ) ((Joe: What do we have for tools? Matt: Old regular mason tools.)) He works 5 days a week about 4 hours a day. (40:38) ((Nat sot: Matt Jr. chiseling stone.)) With his son Matt Jr., a chip off the old block. (52:59) ((Nat Sot, Yeah that one's too long.)) (44:46) ((Matt Parisi Jr./Son Just when we are winding down because we're a little worn out, he comes in and fires up the crew and gets everyone going again. )) Matt Jr has pretty much taken over the family business, they employ 9 people and everyone calls Matt Sr. pop. There is no need to advertise, it's word of mouth and they're busy. (43:10) ((Matt Parisi/Super Senior, I need a little more for the back.)) (42:20) ((Nat sot: beautiful Matt!)) (57:34) (( Joe: You get tired doing this? Matt: No never, never get tired doing it. )) Matt's work ethic is as solid as stone, a reminder that hard work not only builds character, but beautiful structures. (40:56) ((Nat Sot, Much better, beautiful. )) Joe Carroll, Channel 3 News, Stowe.

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Matt Junior's home, just like his dad's - is made out of stone.

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A 14 year old struck by a car in East Randolph... Lake Cleanup-- federal funding to help reduce phosphorous pollution ... Drug trafficking-- a New York man pleads guilty to dealing heroin

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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 New York man, who trafficked heroin in Rutland, will spend the next three years behind bars 23-year-old Charles Hercules plead guilty to conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin. According to court documents, Hercules and two other men, used local addicts to peddle the drugs.

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Police say an East Randolph teen was nearly killed trying to get the mail. It happened Thursday afternoon -- on Route 14 South. Investigators say 14-year-old Zachary Paroline got out of a car -- stopped next to his family's mailbox -- and was hit by a vehicle coming the other direction. The driver has been identified as 17-year-old Cady Boule of Randolph. Paroline was airlifted to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center with severe head trauma. Boule was not hurt. The crash is still under investigation.

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Plattsburgh police say they've arrested a dognapper. Investigators responded to a reported burglary on Sandalwood Way - only to find the one thing missing was a 3 week old Shepard-Husky mix puppy. Police quickly located Travis Skelly -- of Cadyville -- who, they say, had the puppy wrapped up in a towel in his car. Skelly faces burglary and larceny charges. The puppy -- was returned to its owner.

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Just announced -- the federal government will be spending millions of dollars -- to stop stormwater runoff from getting into Lake Champlain. U-S Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Vermont Thursday -- announcing 45 million dollars to protect and improve soil and water quality--in the Lake Champlain basin over the next five years. Secretary Vilsack says he hopes speeding up the spending--will help reduce runoff of phosphorous from farms that creates blue-green algae blooms and other water pollution problems. The money will help farmers implement voluntary management practices such as buffers--and fencing.

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((00:11:46 Sec. Tom Vilsack/US Dept. Of Agriculture "We need to speed the process up. I've seen pictures today, I've seen actual water samples today, that strongly suggest the need for us to accelerate our work." 00:11:54)) ((00:50:12 Clark Hinsdale/Farmer "Good economic times for farmers will accelerate good conservation practices to match with the accelerated money from the federal government." 00:50:21)) Vermont's Agricultural Secretary Chuck Ross--also announced that part of the money will be spent on a new team focused specifically in the Franklin County. That includes Missisquoi Bay and St. Albans Bay on Lake Champlain -- and Lake Carmi which have seen some of the worst pollution problems.

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: mainly in 50s, some upper 40s NE clouds: hardly any clouds NE temps/radar: mostly 50s, some low 60s south; nothing on radar U.S. Clouds/radar: nice in northeast; stormy in midwest Forecast clouds/precip: sunny today, just a few clouds tomorrow; rain holds off until Sunday

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((TRT: 2:06 ... OC: MIKE MCCUNE)) ((The Vermont High School football season kicks off tonight with eight games around the state. We'll have highlights from all of them at 11pm on the Friday Football Frenzy. Tonight at 6pm, I'll be live from Essex where the Hornets will host defending Division One state champs Middlebury. ---------------------- ----- Rice begins play Saturday at home against Spaulding. Last season, Rice held off a late charge from Lyndon to beat the Vikings 27-21 in the Division Two state title game. That victory gave the Knights their third D-2 championship in the past four years. Top performers like Tommy Fitzgerland and Matt Maynard have moved on, and the next generation knows that pressure and expectations come with an extended run of success...but they are ready for the challenge. ---------------------- ----- It's one of the sure signs that summer is coming to an end. The final Thursday night of the season at Thunder Road. It's also the next to last event in the race to crown the Late Model King of the Road. Reigning King Derrick O'Donnell leading Nick Sweet by just 21 points heading into last night. ---------- The drama in this one came in the consolation race when O'Donnell was involved in a crash...he started 14th in the Late Model feature and managed to work his way up to a third place finish. --- Barre's own Jim 'Boomer' Morris started from the poll, pulled way early, and then held off a late charge from Jason Allen in the final laps to pick up his second win of the season. Emily Packard and Sweet round out the top five in a caution free main event. ---------------------- --------------- Coming up tonight at 6pm, the story of an emotional night in Barre as a crowd favorite gets behind the wheel for the final time. With your sportswrap, I'm Mike McCune.))

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A Hartford man is held without bail after prosecutors officially charged him with killing a toddler in July of last year. Investigators pieced together their case over more than a year before charging him with second-degree murder. Deputy State's Attorney David Cahill argued that 31-year-old Luke (Tare - EE - Oh) Theriault struck 2-year-old Jamaal Turkvan several times leading to the toddler's death. He descirbed the internal injuries as being worse than those seen in car accidents and implied Theriault may have used brass knuckles in the alleged beating.

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The Vermont Attorney General's office says nearly 11-hundred Vermonters are victims of hacking. Internet thieves from China reportedly stole their social security numbers. The AG's office says cyber criminals hacked the "Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation" -- stealing customers' medical records containing names, dates of birth, and social security numbers.

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(tile 0546 19:16:20:17) ((Jonathan Rajewski/Champlain College Professor Digital Forensics "It's become a trend across the country. So I don't think it's anything against Vermont, it's something with just the way electronic information being stored nowadays and if it's not being secured properly -- people can become victimized." 19:16:33:08)) Experts say to keep your information safe online -- avoid dealing with sensitive material on public Wi-Fi -- and always use passwords with both numbers and letters.

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Employees of Fairpoint Communications may be closer to going on strike after the company unilaterally imposed a series of benefit cuts. After the latest round of contract talks Wednesday night, Fairpoint declared an impasse in negotiations. The company says it will impose it's final offer -- including a freeze in the current pension plan and elimination of retiree health care benefits. The unions have responded by filing a complaint with the labor relations board, accusing FairPoint of refusing to bargain in good faith. And the next step could be to go on strike.

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It's news environmental officials have been fearing -- and expecting -- the spiny water flea is now confirmed in Lake Champlain. The fleas are tiny but they can cause big problems -- they feed on tiny crustaceans and plankton that native fish depend on. They also are a nuisance to fishermen because their tail spines get hooked on fishing lines. Scientists have been documenting the northward spread of the water flea since it first showed up -- several years ago -- in a Lake Champlain feeder canal.

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The holiday weekend ahead marks one of the busiest for beaches in the tri-state area, but it could also be one of the most dangerous. Hurricane Cristobal is churning just off the East Coast -- creating massive waves and dangerous rip currents. Some beaches on Long Island and the Jersey Shore are on yellow flag warnings -- meaning swimmers can go waist deep only. A few beaches have been bumped up to red flags -- which makes the ocean off limits to swimming.

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Joan River's daughter says the 81-year-old comedian is "resting comfortably" at a New York hospital. Officials there and police say Rivers was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest. It's unclear why she was seeing the doctor. Her official condition hasn't been released. CBS2 in New York reports a source close to the family says she is in critical condition -- and in a coma. Melissa Rivers says there has been an outpouring of "overwhelming love and support" for her mother.

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

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NE clouds: hardly any clouds NE temps/radar: mostly 50s, some low 60s south; nothing on radar

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Chef Robert joins us from café Provence to make: Pan Fried Monk Fish Cheecks on Carrot and Sweet Potato puree Coconut curry sauce By Chef Robert Barral Café Provence Recipe for 6 people Carrot puree: Carrots 4 (depending on the size) Sweet potatoes 2 Brown butter 3 oz Maple syrup 2 tsp Five spice ˝ tsp Nutmeg ˝ tsp Salt and pepper Curry coconut sauce: Coconut milk 6 oz Scallions 1 bunch Garlic 1 tsp Rice wine ˝ cup Green curry paste 1 tsp Lobster stock ˝ cup Lime zest 1 Cilantro & basil ˝ cup Sal to taste. 1: Carrot puree: Peel and dice the carrots. Peel and dice the sweet potatoes Place in a pot, cover with cold water and cook until soft. Pure in the food processor. Add a touch of maple syrup, nutmeg, Chinese five spice salt to taste and brown butter. Pulse until smooth, keep hot till service time. 2: make the sauce. Sweat diced onions and chopped garlic deglaze with rice vinegar and heavy cream. Bring to the boil let simmer gently add the ginger lime zest chopped cilantro and basil, green curry paste and the coconut milk. Let simmer some more till sauce thickens up. Strain the sauce and keep hot. 3: Cook the monk fish cheeks: Place the cheeks first in milk then dredge them in flour. Remove the excess of flour the drop them in a hot pan with oil to panfry them on both sides then finish them in the oven for an other couple of minutes. Remove from the oven and serve immediately on the carrot puree ans coonut sauce goes around.

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It's ___ I'm SB, I'm AF -- and I'm BF And it's friday so we like to celebrate. Today -- it's an ode to the end of summer. A group of viral video daredevils took on the human catapult. They can get launched as high as 55-feet up in the air -- before landing back in the water. This video comes from -- Lake Powell, Utah. The makers of the video say it's not all fun and games -- some people got bruised and scraped up when they hit the water because of the sheer force. But no serious injuries. They do have serious views online -- close to a million in just three days.

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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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He's accused of beating a toddler to death -- more than a year ago. Prosecutors say the little boy's internal injuries exceeded that of car crash victims. Now the Hartford man has been charged with murder. Kyle Midura explains.

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31-year-old Luke Theriault of Hartford wore a white t-shirt and shackles as he walked into Windsor County Superior Court Thursday. Moments later, prosecutors charged him with second degree murder -- for the death of his then girlfriend's toddler July 3rd last year. Theriault's public defender spoke for him. ((24:29 - :33 - Daniel Stevens - Public Defender He's going to waive any explanation of his rights and enter a not guilty plea)) Theriault covered his face after police arrested him Wednesday night -- following an investigation that covered more than a year, and incorporated lie detector tests and fruitless wire-tapped conversations. Prosecutor David Cahill implied Theriault may have used brass knuckles to beat two-year-old Jamaal Turkvan. The New Hampshire medical examiner said the degree of blunt force trauma exhibited by the child is not even typically seen in car accident victims. Theriault is one of only a few people who had contact with the toddler during the window when the assault occurred. ((26:43 - :54 David Cahill - Prosecutor during that time there were only 3 people present in Mr. Theriault's apartment - those people were Mr. Theriault, the victim Jamaal Turkvan, and the victim's biological mother)) Theriault's has three children of his own. Their mothers say he physically and emotionally abused them and the kids. Theriault also has a significant criminal history in Vermont and New Hampshire. ((33:26 - :31 Daniel Stevens - Public Defender we don't think that the weight of the evidence is great)) Theriault's public defender argued his client has strong ties to the area and is not a flight risk - noting he chose not to flee during the extended investigation. The judge ordered him held without bail, but prosecutors will need to show more evidence in about a week to ensure Theriault remains behind bars. According to charging documents, police began to focus on Theriault after he suggested there might have been something wrong with the child's stomach. He and the toddler's mother also provided differing accounts of when Theriault went to bed the night before they found the child dead. KM, Ch.3 News

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A Vermont man --- awaiting trial for a double murder -- has died in prison. State police say, 71-year-old Sylvester Labartino died at the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield. He was being held for the murders of 57-year-old Shane Plummer and 26-year-old Chris Plummer. Police say, Labartino gunned down the father-son electrician team, outside his rented home in Hubbarton, in February. He had been fighting with his landlord before it happened. Police say, Labartino had recently been diagnosed with a serious medical condition -- and his death in the prison infirmary appears to be from natural causes.

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College students have returned to Burlington for the school year and Queen City cops want to make sure they stay out of trouble. They're using a strategy called knock and talk to spread the word. Alex Apple went along to see how it works.

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(tile 0549 19:54:05:27) ((Will Tennant/College Student "Figure out a way to work well with the students because we're part of the community too." 19:54:10:28)) Bottoms up -- it's time to party. At least, that's the mentality for some college students IN THE QUEEN CITY -- just moving back in for the start of the school year. (tile 0547 19:42:45:24) ((Justin Weinberger/College Student "I guess down here I kind of expect it to be noisy because we're around so many college kids, so I don't mind it as much." 19:42:52:22)) Those rowdy parties sometimes cause problems for other residents. ((16:45:24 Nat: resident "Kids walk down, kick things over, punch signs")) To make sure people both young and old can co-exist -- Burlington police have a strategy -- they call it knock and talk. (Lt. Art Cyr 16:47:40)(("What we're doing is going around meeting folks.)) Officers are speaking with people, especially students, about how to be good citizens in the community. (michael Schirling 06:38)(("as we engage folks, it's not just about opiates but just about anything they want to talk about.")) Every month officers hit the streets to knock and talk. Usually they go to 400 homes -- THURSDAY they visited a thousand. Joining them on the journey was Mayor Miro Wienberger ((Weinberger : It's important to know this isn't the only time the police are out. It's part of a renewed effort to get the police engaged in the community.)) Officers give everyone a flier and explain how they can get help if a problem arises. (Hill section resident 16:45:10)(("They get a little wild and I think You guys are doing a great job.")) In Burlington's hill section many of the complaints ABOUT NOISE or open container issues --stemming from college parties. (Schirling 09:18)(("it's usually just a conversation about mindfulness. Be mindful that your schedule may not always match other people's schedules.")) Schirling says police have canvassed 2000 homes so far this summer. ((NAT thank you guys)) (tile 0549 19:55:07:12) ((Will Tennant/College Student "I think as long as you're open and you really try and just establish a good relationship with your neighbors then there shouldn't be an issue." 19:55:14:26)) Alex Apple -- Channel 3 news -- Burlington.

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The Vermont Attorney General's office says more than a thousand Vermonters are victims of hacking. Internet thieves from China reportedly stole their social security numbers. THE AG's office says cyber criminals hacked the health organization "Community Health Systems Professional Services Corp" -- stealing customer medical records containing their name, date of birth, and social security.

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(tile 0546 19:16:20:17) ((Jonathan Rajewski/Champlain College Professor Digital Forensics "It's become a trend across the country. So I don't think it's anything against Vermont, it's something with just the way electronic information being stored nowadays and if it's not being secured properly -- people can become victimized." 19:16:33:08)) Security experts are offering tips for keeping your information safe online -- like not using public Wi-Fi while dealing with sensitive information -- and always using passwords containing both numbers and letters.

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: mainly in 50s, some upper 40s NE clouds: hardly any clouds NE temps/radar: mostly 50s, some low 60s south; nothing on radar U.S. Clouds/radar: nice in northeast; stormy in midwest Forecast clouds/precip: sunny today, just a few clouds tomorrow; rain holds off until Sunday

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Today: Mostly sunny Highs: 68 to 75 Wind: Light & variable Tonight: Mostly clear Patchy fog Lows: 48 to 58 Wind: S 5 to 10 mph Saturday: Partly sunny Turning breezy, more humid Highs: 75 to 82 Wind: S 10 to 20 mph Extended: Sunday: Showers, t-storms Some heavy downpours possible Lows: 60s Highs: 75 to 82 Monday: Labor Day Partly sunny Scattered showers, mainly early Lows: 60s Highs: 75 to 85 Tuesday: Mix of sun & clouds Showers, t-storms, mainly late Lows: 55 to 65 Highs: 75 to 85 Hyper-Extended: Wednesday: Chance for AM showers Then partly sunny Lows: 55 to 65 Highs: 70s Thursday: Partly cloudy Lows: 50s Highs: 70s

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President Obama is discussing possible military action in Syria to stop islamic militants gaining ground in the region. But his lack of a defined strategy to tackle those militants is causing concern. Susan McGinnis has the story from Washington

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President Obama says military action to defeat islamic militants in Syria is not imminent. He's calling on the pentagon to draw up plans to take out the group known as ISIS. (SOT OBAMA) I DON'T WANT TO PUT THE CART BEFORE THE HORSE. WE DON'T HAVE A STRATEGY YET. That comment drew fire from critics, including Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell who said in part, the President needs to: (GFX) "...use the full extent of his authorities to attack this enemy force. The President needs to present this plan to Congress and to the American people..." Democratic Florida Senator Bill Nelson is calling for targeted airstrikes: (SOT SEN. BILL NELSON/ D. FL) "THE HEAD OF THE SNAKE IS IN SYRIA AND IF YOU WANT TO KILL THE SNAKE, YOU NEED TO CUT OFF ITS HEAD." (STANDUP) President Obama discussed military options to go after ISIS with his National Security team during a meeting last night. He's also sending Secretary of State John Kerry to the Middle East to help build support: (SOT OBAMA) IN ORDER FOR US TO DEGRADE ISIL OVER THE LONG TERM WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO BUILD A REGIONAL STRATEGY. // WE'RE NOT GOING TO DO THAT ALONE. The United States has already launched more than 100 airstrikes to hit ISIS targets in neighboring Iraq. But the President admits action in there is not enough to defeat the group.

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The missing Lakewood New Jersey student -- has been found dead in Isreal. Police say the body found in the Jerusalem forest -- is 23-year-old Aaron (So-Fur) Sofer. He was studying in Isreal -- and disappeared last Friday while hiking with a friend. Hundreds of voluteers have been searching with police since early this week. Investigators are working to determine the cause of death -- and if he was kidnapped. Sofer's disappearance came two months after what Israeli authorities have called the revenge killing of a Palestinian teen.

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A Massahusetts Air National Guard pilot was killed in a jet crash. Military officials say the pilot of the F-15 was headed to New Orleans for routine maintenance -- when the jet went down in remote Virginia mountains on Wedneday. Officials say the pilot reported an inflight emergency before losing radio contact. Officials believe the jet crashed Wednesday morning -- and it took a massive search party more than 24 hours to locate the body in the remote area Thursday evening. The pilot's identify has not been released.

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The same Massachussetts beach was evacuated a second time this week -- for sharks. We told you earlier this week -- about the sighting of a massive shark off a Duxbury beach. The 12 to 14 footer prompted the beach to close for hours. Well the same beach was cleared Thursday for what a harbor master thought was a shark. Turns out -- it was just a huge sunfish. And this wouldn't be the first time -- a report of a shark in nearby Marshfield -- also turned out to be a sunfish.

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Can something as simple as nail polish -- help prevent rape on college campuses? That's what four North Carolina University Students are hoping. They are developing a polish that changes color -- if your drink was spiked with common date rape drugs. Eileen Park shows us how it works.

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THESE FOUR NC STATE STUDENTS ARE ONTO SOMETHING BIG. (Nicole Lebron, NC State Student) "I'm ready for this nail polish! When is it coming? And how much is it?" (MOS) "I think it's a great idea!" WE'RE TALKING ABOUT A NAIL POLISH CALLED UNDERCOVER COLORS THAT WOULD CHANGE COLORS - IF DIPPED INTO A DRINK CONTAINING COMMON TYPES OF DATE RAPE DRUGS. (Eileen Park, Raleigh, NC) "SO THIS IS HOW IT'S SUPPOSED TO WORK, SAY SOMEONE OFFERS YOU A DRINK AND YOU DECIDE TO ACCEPT IT AT SOME POINT YOU CAN STIR THE CONTENTS OF YOUR DRINK LIKE SO AND IF YOUR NAIL COLOR CHANGES YOU KNOW SOMEONE HAS TAMPERED WITH IT." UNDERCOVER COLORS HAS ALREADY RAISED MORE THAN $100,000 DOLLARS AND THESE FOUR STUDENTS IN THE MATERIAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT AT NC STATE SAY THEY WILL SOON START WORKING ON A PROTOTYPE ONCE THEY'VE RAISED ENOUGH MONEY. (Stephanie Francis, Interact) "We know that one in four college students - women on college campuses surveyed report they've either experienced rape or attempted rape." STEPHANIE FRANCIS WITH INTERACT SAYS ALTHOUGH THE NAIL POLISH SEEMS LIKE A GREAT IDEA - WE HAVE TO PUT MORE ATTENTION ON THE PERPETRATORS. (Stephanie Francis, Interact) "We want to be real careful when we think about rape and sexual assault. The responsibility of preventing it doesn't lie on the victims and survivors but that it really needs to lie with the perpetrators." ESPECIALLY SINCE THERE'S ALWAYS BEEN A HUGE PARTY CULTURE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES STUDENTS SAY THE NAIL POLISH WILL BE JUST ONE MORE TOOL TO HELP END THE CYCLE OF RAPE. (Nicole Lebron, NC State Student) "I'm gonna stick my finger in my drink and I'm going to be one of those people and people are going to think I'm crazy but I will have my finger in my drink and I'll be checking." IN RALEIGH EILEEN PARK WNCN NEWS.

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Once this story started making headlines -- it started receiving wave of criticism. However, the inevitable internet backlash came from a surprising source -- anti-rape advocates. Many took to twitter -- voicing their concerns that this nail polish puts the responsibility on women to 'discreetly' keep from being raped -- instead of addressing the major issue. While the critics say they appreciate that these young men want to curb sexual assault -- they worry that the undercover colors can be ineffective and lead to victim-blaming.

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Almanac: cooler yesterday, but dry Stormy weather: not that many thunderstorms this summer - on track to have the 2nd-lowest number of Severe T-storm Warnings given out by the NWS. NE clouds: hardly any clouds NE temps/radar: mostly 50s, some low 60s south; nothing on radar

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Potential vaccines for the Ebola virus are being pushed through testing at speeds unheard of in the medical world -- underscoring the threat...that could reach a death toll of 20-thousand according to the world health organization. Alison Harmelin has more in today's healthwatch.

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The National Institutes of Health will begin testing an Ebola vaccine on people next week. Researchers will test the vaccine on healthy people not infected with Ebola to determine if it's safe and effective. Testing has been fast-tracked after the outbreak in West Africa that has killed more than 1,400 people. Delivering an electrical current to the brain can improve memory, according to a study at Northwestern University. Researchers found electrical stimulation encourages regions of the brain associated with memory to work well together. Scientists hope their discovery will lead to better treatments for Alzheimer's, stroke and traumatic brain injury patients. and researchers in Holland have developed a way to predict which Type 1 diabetes patients are at risk for major complications. Scientists found looking at factors like cholesterol levels and waist-hip ratio could help doctors determine who may develop serious health issues. Doctors say recognizing these predictors can help prevent complications including amputation, blindness and heart disease. And those are some of the day's top health stories. Alison Harmelin, for CBS News

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A 14 year old struck by a car in East Randolph... Lake Cleanup-- federal funding to help reduce phosphorous pollution ... Drug trafficking-- a New York man pleads guilty to heroin trafficking

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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 New York man, who trafficked heroin in Rutland, will spend the next three years behind bars 23-year-old Charles Hercules plead guilty to conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin. According to court documents, Hercules and two other men, used local addicts to peddle the drugs.

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Police say an East Randolph teen was nearly killed trying to get the mail. It happened Thursday afternoon -- on Route 14 South. Investigators say 14-year-old Zachary Paroline got out of a car -- stopped next to his family's mailbox -- and was hit by a vehicle coming the other direction. The driver has been identified as 17-year-old Cady Boule of Randolph. Paroline was airlifted to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center with severe head trauma. Boule was not hurt. The crash is still under investigation.

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Plattsburgh police say they've arrested a dognapper. Investigators responded to a reported burglary on Sandalwood Way - only to find the one thing missing was a 3 week old Shepard-Husky mix puppy. Police quickly located Travis Skelly -- of Cadyville -- who, they say, had the puppy wrapped up in a towel in his car. Skelly faces burglary and larceny charges. The puppy -- was returned to its owner.

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Rutland City Police are warning pet owners to keep their animals inside at night. The animal control officer says he has responded to several reports of missing or dead cats. It appears they were attacked by another animal. Most of the incidents happened in the northern part of the city -- near Route 7 -- and on Lincoln, Phillips, Field, and Vernon Avenues.

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Just announced -- the federal government will be spending millions of dollars -- to stop stormwater runoff from getting into Lake Champlain. U-S Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Vermont Thursday -- announcing 45 million dollars to protect and improve soil and water quality--in the Lake Champlain basin over the next five years. Secretary Vilsack says he hopes speeding up the spending--will help reduce runoff of phosphorous from farms that creates blue-green algae blooms and other water pollution problems. The money will help farmers implement voluntary management practices such as buffers--and fencing.

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((00:11:46 Sec. Tom Vilsack/US Dept. Of Agriculture "We need to speed the process up. I've seen pictures today, I've seen actual water samples today, that strongly suggest the need for us to accelerate our work." 00:11:54)) ((00:50:12 Clark Hinsdale/Farmer "Good economic times for farmers will accelerate good conservation practices to match with the accelerated money from the federal government." 00:50:21)) Vermont's Agricultural Secretary Chuck Ross--also announced that part of the money will be spent on a new team focused specifically in the Franklin County. That includes Missisquoi Bay and St. Albans Bay on Lake Champlain -- and Lake Carmi which have seen some of the worst pollution problems.

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: mainly in 50s, some upper 40s NE clouds: hardly any clouds NE temps/radar: mostly 50s, some low 60s south; nothing on radar U.S. Clouds/radar: nice in northeast; stormy in midwest Forecast clouds/precip: sunny today, just a few clouds tomorrow; rain holds off until Sunday

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A small crustacean. A big problem. Researchers confirm the spiny water flea is in Lake Champlain. Scientists say they've been waiting for the spiny water flea to come and it's finally here. And it could hurt aquatic life. Logan Crawford reports.

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Lake Champlain brings millions of dollars to both Vermont and New York ...It's a recreation hotspot....home to thousands of anglers and boaters each summer. But now it faces a new threat...a tiny one..It's the Spiny Water Flea. (tile 3201 00:00:41:12) ((Meg Modley/Lake Champlain Basin Program "These specimens were discovered at 2 different stations in the main lake and what that means is now we have a positive identification of spiny water flea in Lake Champlain." 00:00:50:14)) The spiny water flea was discovered this month by researchers who feared it would eventually land in the lake... That's because the invasive species was found two years ago in Lake George and in the Champlain Canal. Both of these bodies of water flow into Lake Champlain. (tile 3201 00:02:53:07) ((Meg Modley/Lake Champlain Basin Program "Spiny Water Flea would feed or out-compete other species, possibly of fish in Lake Champlain that are feeding on small plankton." 00:03:00:18)) Modley says spiny water flea could potentially hurt those who love to fish: (tile 3201 00:03:18:07) ((Meg Modley/Lake Champlain Basin Program "The recreational fishery might have the most impacts and these are going to be anglers who have fishing line or down rigor that are moving through the water column. Those could collect spiny water flea on them and that would be a fouling issue so it would be difficult to reel in their lines." 00:03:32:27)) It's not know how the flea found its way to Lake Champlain but it can survive in as little as a thimble of water. Experts believe it could have arrived here from water that was not drained from a boat or it could have attached itself to anchor lines or fishing gear... (GRAPHIC) Vermont's Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Louis Porter issued a statement saying "spiny water fleas are one more example of why it is important for everyone who enjoys Vermont's lakes and rivers to do their part to stop aquatic hitchhikers." Again experts are asking all those who use the lake to -- Clean and inspect all equipment, drain water from your boat. And let your boat dry, including fishing gear, ropes and anchors. This they say can help limit the spread of the spiny water flea. Logan Crawford, channel 3 news, Burlington.

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((TRT: 2:06 ... OC: MIKE MCCUNE)) ((The Vermont High School football season kicks off tonight with eight games around the state. We'll have highlights from all of them at 11pm on the Friday Football Frenzy. Tonight at 6pm, I'll be live from Essex where the Hornets will host defending Division One state champs Middlebury. ---------------------- ----- Rice begins play Saturday at home against Spaulding. Last season, Rice held off a late charge from Lyndon to beat the Vikings 27-21 in the Division Two state title game. That victory gave the Knights their third D-2 championship in the past four years. Top performers like Tommy Fitzgerland and Matt Maynard have moved on, and the next generation knows that pressure and expectations come with an extended run of success...but they are ready for the challenge. ---------------------- ----- It's one of the sure signs that summer is coming to an end. The final Thursday night of the season at Thunder Road. It's also the next to last event in the race to crown the Late Model King of the Road. Reigning King Derrick O'Donnell leading Nick Sweet by just 21 points heading into last night. ---------- The drama in this one came in the consolation race when O'Donnell was involved in a crash...he started 14th in the Late Model feature and managed to work his way up to a third place finish. --- Barre's own Jim 'Boomer' Morris started from the poll, pulled way early, and then held off a late charge from Jason Allen in the final laps to pick up his second win of the season. Emily Packard and Sweet round out the top five in a caution free main event. ---------------------- --------------- Coming up tonight at 6pm, the story of an emotional night in Barre as a crowd favorite gets behind the wheel for the final time. With your sportswrap, I'm Mike McCune.))

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NE clouds: hardly any clouds NE temps/radar: mostly 50s, some low 60s south; nothing on radar

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The Vermont State Fair in Rutland kicks off today. But following financial troubles - will the fair be able to deliver on all the attractions people expect to see? Fair organizers say going into the ten day event over $200,000 in the red - the show must go on - and they say it will be just as good, if not better than years past.

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Park Street Restaurant's Tim Martell was busy cleaning grills, getting supplies in, and placing orders to get his booth ready for this year's Vermont State Fair in Rutland. ((Tim Martell/Park Street Restaurant 13:14:48:00 a lot of the people that come back to me every year and stuff like that so you know, kind of an extended family that you know, you see once a year, sit down, catch up, and you know enjoy the atmosphere as well. :54)) Alex Rivera was eagerly awaiting entertaining fair attendees as he stocked prizes at Top Glo. ((Alex Rivera/Top Glo 13:18:18:00 I dress up like a ninja turtle for the kids sometimes and it's pretty cool. Once they smile, they're happy. Everybody leaves with a prize, it's nice. 13:18:23:19)) But Vermont State Fair President Don Chioffi says this year's fair almost didn't happen. ((Don Chioffi/Vermont State Fair President 12:59:25:1 There was over $44,000 of liability to the IRS - to the point where they were just about ready to close the doors. 12:59:34:05)) That lien the IRS placed on the non-profit for non-payment of taxes in 2012 wasn't the only financial problem going in. Chioffi also says the fair still owes $26,000 to the State of Vermont and $165,000 in unpaid bills. The Vermont State Fair brought Chioffi in six months ago -- after the prior fair president was ousted amid the financial issues. What caused the money mess is still under investigation. ((Don Chioffi/Vermont State Fair President13:03:12:29 In spite of all that, we've managed to put a really good fair together and I see no difference in my midway and I've been coming to this fair in a lot of years. :22)) The fair is advertising headlining acts Jeremy Graham and Ashley Buchart and says there will be just as much food, rides, vendors, concessions, and agriculture as in years prior. They are even kicking up their promotional efforts by bringing "Al the artist" back after a 12 year hiatus. Al was at the Vermont Achievement Center this week drawing free caricatures for students. ((nats)) Chioffi says the fair is footing the bills for all this entertainment by getting community sponsors and advertising. He says it's all part of the effort to let those who love coming to the fair know that despite an uphill battle, they still plan to deliver all the fair favorites - and more. Those who have been loyal fair participants tell us nothing has changed for them. ((Tim Martell/Park Street Restaurant 13:13:58:24 We do this every year and you know, been doing it for years and enjoy coming down to the fair. 13:14:03:12))


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