Mon 28-JUL-2014 6 P.M. News Script

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This week kicks of zucchini week on the :30. There's plenty of it in gardens right now but what do you do with it all?! Tonight Chef Lyndon Virkler from NECI joins us with a simple yet delicious idea -- Pasta with Zucchini, Summer Squash, Tomatoes and Feta. ((Pasta with Zucchini, tomatoes and feta)) ((corn could be substituted)) ((summer recipe)) ((different options - why is maceration so important)) ((can add to gazpacho)) ((edible flowers)) ((serve hot or cold)) ((vegan option/base for salad?)) ((mike comes in at end))

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Tomorrow on the Thirty -- Wildlife Watch! We learn about birds that are at risk in the state. Photographer Darin Boutet went to the top of Mount Mansfield to see the Vermont Center for Eco Studies banding birds -- and hear about efforts to protect the creatures. That's tomorrow at 5:30 on the :30.

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Good evening. I'm Darren Perron. And I'm Kristin Kelly. We begin with breaking news. Flash flooding -- and homes being evacuated. Several roads in Windsor County are under water. Trombley Road in Andover. And Routes 11 and 103 between Andover and Chester are flooded. A swift-water rescue team is working with the Chester Fire Department --- to rescue people from their flooded homes. We have a crew en route to the scene. We'll bring you more information as soon as we get it.

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Sharon is here with more on these storms. Windsor county seems to have been hit the hardest. They have seen some torrential rains with a storm that moved through the Andover and Chester areas this afternoon to the tune of 2-3 inches in a fairly short period of time. The result, is streams quickly went over their banks, and flooded roads. As always, never, drive across a road that has floodwater on it, it could be hiding a washout. Let's take a look at the radar and see where the rain is now. A slow moving storm system brought a lot of rain to the North Country yesterday and today, and we can expect periods of rain to continue this evening, with thunderstorms likely in southern and eastern parts of Vermont. Tuesday, as this storm moves away, our weather will become much quieter. There may be some lingering showers tomorrow morning, but we should see some sunshine during the afternoon. It will be cooler and less humid with highs only in the upper 60s and low 70s. Wednesday will be the beginning of a more unsettled weather pattern. Each day through the end of the week and through the weekend will bring partly sunny skies, but there will also be the chance for a stray shower or two. Overall though, it will be fairly pleasant.

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Vermont's agency heads are looking for millions in potential cuts, with revised budgets due on the Governor's desk Friday. Less-than -anticipated growth has Governor Peter Shumlin demanding 4-percent reductions -- even at DCF... already under fire from the public -- for failing to protect children. State House reporter Kyle Midura joins us with more on that. Kyle D+K - the Agency of Human Services oversees corrections, benefits programs, and protection services for the elderly and children. Its Secretary says cuts will sting but must be found.

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Human Services is the largest agency in all of state government, taking care of the most vulnerable Vermonters. But cuts are coming -- just as the Department for Children and families is facing multiple state investigations and a public confidence crisis. The agency receives 600 million in state money. 42 percent of the cash that's on the governor's chopping block. ((1:15 - :20 - Sec. Doug Racine - Agency of Human Services we're looking at everything that we do in the agency and looking for places where we might have some room to cut )) Sec. Doug Racine says Governor Peter Shumlin asked the agency to identify 25 million in possible cuts out of the 600 million The Governor wants to avoid layoffs or pension-dipping, so 132 million in salary and benefits and is likely safe, and Corrections costs are largely locked-in. The agency has 250 unfilled vacancies that could remain empty, creating savings, but the original budget already anticipated incomplete staffing. Hires will still be forthcoming for the newly-created positions designed to address child protection issues -- in the wake high profile child deaths. (( 2:47 - :57 Sec. Doug Racine - Agency of Human Services clearly we want to protect the safety and health of individuals and that's where we're going to be looking to not make cuts. We'll have to go to other areas )) Racine says he hopes to avoid cuts in welfare benefits. But, funding is only safe when it's completely federal. ((3:40 - :50 Sec. Doug Racine - Agency of Human Services 3Squares is safe, but ReachUp, LIHEAP, others do have state dollars and we have to look at all of that. Again, nothing is off the table right now)) Each cut also ripples through the budget. Federal dollars come with strings, like matching funds. ((8:29 - :33 - Sec. Doug Racine - Agency of Human Services Every time we cut a state dollar, we're likely to lose federal money at the same time))

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While the Governor set a cut target of 25 million dollars for the agency, 13 million would be proportionate to the budget hole and how much the agency receives from the General Fund. Once the Governor reviews possible cuts, a legislative committee will need to sign-off before any take effect. -Darren

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Rutland parents were in court today -- explaining how their two year old could end up lost -- walking city streets -- by himself -- for hours. Alex Apple reports.

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Police say a two year old Rutland boy -- wearing just a diaper and a baseball cap -- was able to separate from his parents and wander the streets of the city for more than three hours Sunday. When a concerned resident picked up the crying toddler and called police -- the blue-eyed, curly-haired boy was calling for his mom. (Chris Mayhew/Found Toddler 24:16)(("We walked out and there was a boy standing exactly where I am now. I went up to him slowly, bent down, picked him up and tried to calm him down cause he was crying.")) Chris Mayhew said a group of his friends saw the boy wandering at a park earlier -- hours later, the boy had followed this long path (VIDEO shows path TAKEN) to end up all the way in front of Mayhew's house on Forrest Street. (27:11 Chris Mayhew)(("I'm thinking a few hours he was probably by himself strolling the neighborhood.")) Rutland police took the boy and turned him over to DCF -- a judge ordered the child stay in temporary DCF custody. (41:53 Sgt John Sly/Rutland Police)(("At the time of the initial complaint, we had not received any frantic calls from the parents that their two-year-old was missing....42:18 Approximately an hour later, the secondary district car did locate the parents, did confirm that they were missing their two year old son.")) The parents had to explain at a Family Court hearing today how they lost their young son. (24:53 Chris Mayhew/Found Toddler)(("It as heartbreaking because I finally got him to calm down and when I put him into the police cruiser, he started to cry and pull at my shirt because he didn't want me to let him go.")) Police had no details about the results of the hearing -- a subsequent report from DCF will determine if the police investigate a case of neglect. Alex Apple channel 3 news Rutland.

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Unless police resume a criminal investigation, investigators cannot give more details on the status of the case -- because it involves a juvenile.

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An arrest had been made in the Abigail Hernandez case. New Hampshire State police say 34-year-old Nathaniel Kibby of Gorham kidnapped the North Conway teen nine months ago. The 15-year-old girl disappeared last October. She later made contact with her family, and police suspected she was being aided or HELD by someone. Henandez returned home last week --but there were few immediate answers about where she had been and who she had been with. Police say they have been investigating around the clock -- and say Hernandez provided the information that led to the arrest. Kibby will be arraigned tomorrow on felony kidnapping and confining charges.

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Thousands of dollars worth of jewelry stolen from a Greensboro art gallery in the middle of the night. The thief is still on the loose -- and now, the community wants answers. Melissa Howell joins us with the details. Melissa? The break-in that has cost one artist some of her most valuable pieces has some Greensboro residents wondering what could've been the motive -- and will any of the jewelry be recovered.

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It was just another day at work for employees at Miller's Thumb Gallery Saturday. But it wasn't long before Marion Stegner got devastating news.. ((Marion Stegner/artist 01:03:08 "we all closed up, at 6 o'clock and went home, and Sunday morning was a disaster." 01:03:16)) A thief broke into the gallery -- getting away with the most valuable pieces on display... jewelry designed by Stegner. ((Marian Stegner/artist 01:04:21 "I counted 60 rings and many earrings and anything out of the cases, which had the more valuable things in it." 01:04:32)) ((Eve Passeltiner/Miller's Thumb Gallery Director 01:22:43 sometimes she might take something home to clean and take of so there was this little bit of hope that that what's the case was but turns out we had been robbed." 01:22:53)) None of the jewelry stolen was insured. Dozens of precious stones and minerals collected over 40 years - gone. ((Marian Stegner/artist 01:07:41 it's very sad for Greensboro. It means we have to start living differently." 01:07:46)) ((Melissa Howell/Greensboro 01:34:52 the heist of over a 100-thousand dollars worth of jewelry Saturday night has shaken this tight knit community to its core. A place where crime of that magnitude rarely happens." 01:35:02)) ((Eve Passeltiner/Miller's Thumb Gallery Director 01:23:30 it's devastating, theres been crime, there's been a lot of pain, there's been anger but you take the steps that you can to get the word out let people know and try to make the best of it of possible 01:23:42)) ((Det. Kevin Lehoe/Hardwick Police 01:38:37 "I think we're moving into a time when there are more break-ins and thats something that people should be concerned about is safety. That doesn't mean that its not a safe community but there are always precautions that we can take." 01:38:46)) Miller's Thumb Gallery has improved security since the break-in. Stegner says it's the support from her community that is pulling her through. ((Marian Stegner/Artist 01:09:17 I can't believe this has happened I can't believe we've become such a target I'm touched by the caring and the love." 01:09:26))

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Hardwick Police tell us this is one of the largest jewelry heists they've seen in recent years. They are following up on several leads -- but are asking anyone with information to come forward.

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A new law -- that unlocks cell phones -- will help domestic violence victims. The bill sponsored by Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy and approved last week -- gives consumers the freedom to change cell phone carriers without changing phones. Organizations like Women Helping Battered Women hope that leads to more donations of used phones so they can give them out to victims of abuse.

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(06:50)((Emily Fredette/Women Helping Battered Women "Denying access to cell phones and other telecom devices is a tactic used by abusive partners to keep victims of abuse isolated and afraid.)) (04:16)((Sen Leahy "for many women who are gonna get it, cell phones can be a lifeline.)) The bill extends to all cellphone customers. President Obama says he will sign the bill into law.

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It's a sad day for family, friends and colleagues of Cheryl Hanna. The law school professor and legal expert -- was part of our extended family here at Channel 3. And tonight -- we remember her -- after she passed away Sunday.

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Cheryl Hanna died suddenly at the age of 48 at her Burlington home. Details were not released. Hanna was a professor at Vermont Law School. And an expert in constitutional law, the U-S Supreme Court and legal issues for women. Channel 3 News viewers know her from many appearances on the news - helping to make complex rulings easy to understand. ((nats: )) She took legal jargon - and translated it into plain language - always taking care to talk about what a court decision meant and why it mattered to viewers at home. And joined us for a monthly segment on "the :30" called Above the Law. Hanna was also a noted author. FX: The Vermont Law School said in a statement, "Professor Hanna was a beloved teacher and role model to many within and beyond the Vermont Law School community. It is with heartache that we share this loss. She will be deeply missed by our faculty, staff, students, and alumni." FX out: Grief counselors are being made available at the school. And a memorial is being planned. The news launched an outpouring from colleagues and students on social media. One message reads ... FX: To the woman who was my role model the past two years. Cheryl Hanna you inspired me to be strong, passionate and never doubt myself even when the odds seemed stacked against me. Another wrote ... FX: You lived a giant life, Cheryl Hanna, and with broken hearts we will forever miss you. A family spokeswoman tells me the greatest tragedy in all of this is she leaves two children. Our thoughts are with them and her husband, Paul.

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A deal in Washington -- on a bill aimed at fixing problems in the Veterans Affairs system. Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Jeff Miller -- chairmen of the Senate and House Veterans Affairs Committees -- say they made significant progress over the weekend on how to repair the systemic problems within the veterans' health program -- that left many without access to care. The bill authorizes billions in emergency spending to lease 27 new clinics -- hire more doctors and nurses -- and make it easier for veterans who can't get prompt appointments with VA doctors to obtain outside care.

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Don't be surprised if you get a call from a medical professional -- asking about your kids vaccinations. The Vermont Health Department teamed up with the CDC to study the effectiveness of the Whooping Cough vaccine. Vermont Health Commissioner, Doctor Harry Chen, is here to tell us more. Doctor Chen. Thanks for joining us. Why is Vermont participating in this study? What does the study entail? And how will it work? What is this new strain? The CDC is recommending pregnant women get vaccinated against Whooping Cough during every pregnancy. I recently sat down with an assistant surgeon general -- and director of the CDC's National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases. Take a listen. So a new recommendation. Does this make sense given this new strain? The CDC says the vaccine is not as good as they'd like them to be and that it's a sneaky bacteria. How effective are vaccines? What will Vermont do with the information gathered in this study? Health Commissioner -- Doctor Harry Chen. Thank you.

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((25:30 Right now one of our highest priorities with WC is to make sure that women get the vaccine during pregnancy. It's called TDAP and it's a WC booster vaccine. 25:45 Women will get a high antibody response to the vaccine. That will cross the placenta and protect their baby in the first couple months of life, before the baby themselves can be vaccinated. 27:23 It's a pretty new recommendation a lot of women wont have heard of it. There's really good safety data. This is not something that puts your baby at risk. This is something that should help your baby.))

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Sharon is here, and it's been quite a soaker today. A slow moving storm system brought a lot of rain to the North Country yesterday and today, and we can expect periods of rain to continue this evening, with thunderstorms likely in southern and eastern parts of Vermont. Tuesday, as this storm moves away, our weather will become much quieter. There may be some lingering showers tomorrow morning, but we should see some sunshine during the afternoon. It will be cooler and less humid with highs only in the upper 60s and low 70s. Wednesday will be the beginning of a more unsettled weather pattern. Each day through the end of the week and through the weekend will bring partly sunny skies, but there will also be the chance for a stray shower or two. Overall though, it will be fairly pleasant.

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Tonight: Periods of rain and thunderstorms. Showers ending after midnight. Low 52/58. Wind NW 5-10 mph. Tuesday: Partly sunny. Chance of morning showers. High 68/75. Wind W 5-10 mph. Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Low 48/55. Wind light. Wednesday: Partly sunny. Chance of a pop-up shower. High 68/75. Wind S 5-10 mph. Thursday: Partly sunny. Chance of showers. High 70/77. Low 53/60. Friday: Partly sunny. Chance of showers. High 73/80. Low 55/62. Saturday: Partly sunny. Chance of showers. High 73/80. Low 55/62. Sunday: Partly sunny. High 75/82. Low 55/65. Monday: Partly sunny. High 75/82.

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There's no end in the sight in the contract negotiation between FairPoint Communications and its workers. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers represents about 18-hundred FairPoint employees in Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire. Mike Spillane, a Vermont member of the negotiating team says he has little hope of progress when talks resume on Tuesday. Health and retirement benefits are among the issues yet to be resolved. Members voted overwhelmingly earlier this month to authorize a strike if necessary.

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The city of Rutland wants Vermont Gas to speed up work on a proposed natural gas pipeline. The Addison Rutland Natural Gas project--was originally projected to be finished by the year 20-35. Now--the Rutland Economic Development Corporation--and the Rutland Regional Chamber of Commerce--have asked Vermont Gas to finish by 20-20. Steve Wark of Vermont Gas says the company will work with the city to create a viable plan --starting with an engagement process--this Fall.

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((14:33:29 Steve Wark/Vermont Gas "The purpose is really to work with land owners, and business owners and other stake holders including government officials and regulatory agencies to try and identify the best way to build this project or phase three of this project moving forward." 14:33:45)) Wark hopes to wrap up the engagement--and multi-town advisory group process next spring. But Vermont Gas first has to finish its pipeline through Chittenden and Addison Counties. But that is facing more legal problems. The Conservation Law Foundation is suing - saying the utility should be required to get a new permit - because the cost of the project has jumped 40-percent.

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A Brattleboro man is accused in a late night stabbing. Police say 41-year old Edward Hernandez stabbed a man multiple times at a home on Canal Street. The victim was treated and released at the hospital. Hernandez faces aggravated assault charges and is being held on 20-thousand dollars bail.

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New details about the fire that destroyed a garage at a South Burlington condo complex. The blaze caused about 150-thousand dollars in damage at the Meadowbrook development on Joy Drive. Fire crews were able to keep the flames from spreading to the condo units. Investigators returned to the scene yesterday to look for the cause. The fire marshall traced it to improperly disposed of rags that had been used for re-finishing furniture.

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A New Hampshire man is headed to jail for selling cocaine at the Mall in St. Johnsbury. 29-year-old Luis Santana -- from Littleton -- has been sentenced to a year in prison for dealing drugs at the Green Mountain Mall last year. Police say Santana hid nearly 16-grams of coke in the engine compartment of his car.

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Eight million dollars in federal grans is headed to the state airport in Rutland. The money will be used to extend the runway and additional 300 feet -- which will provide a larger margin of safety -- and also allow departing aircraft to carry more fuel. They'll also clear an area at the end of the runway in case planes over-shoot their landings. State officials say Vermont's congressional delegation helped secure the grant from the U-S Department of Transportation.

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The capital city is making a bigger push towards renewable energy. GMP has been running a pilot heat pump rental program in the Rutland area -- to demonstrate that people can heat and cool their homes with the air-exchanging technology. Now, Montpelier residents will be offered the same opportunity. GMP estimates a 25-to-50 percent reduction in energy costs for participants. Earlier this year,Montpelier officials announced their goal of meeting all of the city's power needs through renewable energy sources -- and efficiency -- by 2030.

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Paul Smith's college has picked it's next president. Cathy Dove will be the school's 10th president. Dove is currently the vice president of Cornell NYC Tech in New York City. Dove will take over for John Mills, who is retiring after 10 years as president. That's news around the region.

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Starting Line Sports ...The 61st Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl is this Saturday at Dartmouth's Memorial Field with the kickoff at 5:30. Vermont is trying to snap a 13-game losing streak to the Granite State. The 72 Vermont and New Hampshire seniors are working out and living at Castleton State College in the days leading up to the big game. This experience isn't just about football, money is also raised to help children at shriners hospitals. Both teams made their way to one of those facilities yesterday in Springfield, Massachuetts. Meeting those children had a major impact on these football all stars.

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((TRT: 25 ... OC: ALL COMES DOWN TO.)) ((Shawn Cavallaro (Hanover HS DB) "we're fortunate enough for the opportunity to fund raise and raise money for these kids. My mind set switched as soon as I left the place. It was a great opportunity for us, not for a football game but for raising money for the kids." ---- Oliver Kaija ( Woodstock RB) "A girl, I think she was in orthopedics, she had a cast on. A lot of guys were signing her cast and I had her sign my arm. She was having a blast and we were having a blast and I think that's what it all comes down to." ))

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Coming up later...a monster Monday for the Mountaineers...and we catch up with Shelburne's Molly Aronsson as she takes aim on making the LPGA Tour...

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Tonigth at 11 -- Flooding in Southern Vermont. We're tracking the damage -- and Alex Apple will have more on the channel 3 news at 11.

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Canvas bags are nothing new -- but they are more popular than ever. Gina Bullard found some that are made in Vermont.

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((nat)) Stitching away since she was 12 -- ((nat)) Gail DuBois feels at home behind a sewing machine. ((nat)) She's constantly creating new items for her business Vermont Canvas Products in Rutland. (11:06:16) ((Gail DuBois/VT Canvas Products "its extremely durable its 100% cotton")) The company makes basically anything you can imagine out of canvas she buys from all over the world -- items are sewn to last a lifetime. (17:19:25) ((Gail DuBois/VT Canvas Products "g-what is it about them that makes them last? g-the material is so tightly woven that its just extremely strong, i've had people bring back bags they had 20 years and just want a repair ")) DuBois says people who buy bags from places like Lands End and LL.Bean are constantly coming in for repairs -- and often switch to hers. (18:47:25) ((Gail DuBois/VT Canvas Products "g-you could probably go find these bags online cheaper for somewhere - g-right and people do that all the time but anyone thats had our product won't do that ")) It's all canvas all the time for DuBois and her four employees. She sews many of the bags for local hospitals and ambulance companies but the list doesn't stop there. ((gina going through bags)) Many items are waterproof and everything is machine washable. DuBois says she loves coming up with solutions -- and can make anything a customer can dream up or can't find somewhere else. (11:37:29) ((Gail DuBois/VT Canvas Products "seeing the finished product has always been my joy")) Vermont Canvas Products has been in business for 43 years -- DuBois bought the business 25 years ago when the owners were ready to make a change. (9:47:16) ((Gail DuBois/VT Canvas Products "i was here 9 months and they walked away so i learned what i learned")) (17:47:27) ((Gail DuBois/VT Canvas Products "i work for 6 days a week and have for 25 years")) Devoted to her craft -- making Made in Vermont Canvas Products that aim to be a stitch above the rest. Gina Bullard Channel 3 News Rutland.

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You can buy Vermont Canvas Products at its Rutland location -- The company also ships items. You can find more information in the info center at wcax dot com.

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With just six games left in the regular season, we've arrived at the biggest day yet this summer for the Vermont Mountaineers. Vermont visiting Sanford today for a doubleheader with the Mainers. The Mountaineers starting the day with a game and a half lead over Sanford in the NECBL's Northern Division. Vermont is actually the home team for the opener, as it is a make up game for one that was rained out on Wednesday in Montpelier...it's a pair of seven inning games, and in the first, Vermont picks up a 5-1 win. A three run second putting the Mountaineers ahead to stay. Outfielder Chandler Brock drove in a pair and every Vermont player had at least one hit...Danel Koger goes the distance to get the win... ---- in the nightcap, Sanford holds a 3-1 lead into the fourth ...we'll have the final from that one tonight at eleven.

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The Vermont Lake Monsters continue an eight game road trip tonight at Hudson Valley. The Monsters fell 9-5 at Brooklyn last night and now sit at 3-3 over the first six games of the trip.

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The American Legion baseball tournament was set to finish up today, but Mother Nature has changed those plans. Last night's game between the Colchester Cannons and Addison County at Castleton State College was suspended due to thunderstorms with the teams tied at five going into the bottom of the eighth inning. The continued wet weather washed out today as well, so that game will resume, weather permitting, tomorrow morning at 10am at Castleton. If Addison wins, they will face Essex in the Legion final starting at 1pm, with Essex needing the beat Addison twice to win the title. If Colchester wins, the Cannons will take on Essex in a knockout game at 1pm, with the winner of that facing Addison for the Legion title at 4pm. All of the

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With the trade deadline on Thursday and rumors swirling that the Red Sox are considering dealing ace Jon Lester, the Red Sox return home to open a three game series with Toronto tonight. Boston snapped a five game losing streak with a 3-2 win at Tampa yesterday, but they are still in last in the A-L East, ten and a half games behind Baltimore. After losing two the the Blue Jays this weekend in the Bronx, the Yankees visit Texas tonight. New York is a game back of Toronto for the second wild card and four games behind the division leading Orioles.

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It was quite the successful weekend for Jericho Olympian Lea Davison. Davison won her second straight Catamount Classic Pro XCT title on Saturday pulling away from the competition during the final 2 laps of the 6 lap race, then followed that up with a third place finish in the women's short track race Sunday, losing in a photo finish. Davison had hip surgery back in January. She felt ready to go, but was still unsure of herself, since none of her rehab involved getting back on the bike. If Saturday proved anything, she has nothing to worry about and should get right back on track pushing for another olympic bid two years from now.

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(((Lea Davison/"The Olympics are always in the back of my mind. There's a lot of racing between now and then. But really, with time off with surgery, I call it my motivation build. You get really motivated to be off the bike will be even better going into Rio and to increase my chances for making the team.")))

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She's gone from scoring goals to setting goals as a pro golfer. Even though Molly Aronsson missed the cut over the weekend at the Symetra Tour's SEFCU championship, the Shelburne native is rising up the rankings with a spot on the LPGA tour hopefully in her future. Scott Fleishman has more in tonight's Spotlight on Sports. ((("From Shelburne Vermont, Molly Aronsson."))) (((In her fourth year on the Symetra tour, Molly Aronsson's commitment to golf is at an all time high.))) (((Molly Aronsson/"I think the transition for me was this past offseason. I was motivated everywhere else in my life, in golf also and getting it together created a nice combination for me to excel."))) (((But even today she vividly remembers those days walking the links in Vermont.))) ((("I had memories coming down the stretch on the last five holes of the club championship at the Burlington Country Club, Vermont Amateurs, I mean all kinds of things."))) (((Back then, Aronsson was playing several sports including hockey. But since her days at Rice memorial, the Washington grad has been focusing on nothing but golf.))) ((("I've had moments where I wish I played another sport for a living and maybe if I played a different sport in college but I'm really thankful I chose golf and the hard work is starting to pay off now."))) (((With the big pay day coming Last month in Harris, Michigan. Her first career win on tour and a huge step towards grabbing that LPGA card.))) ((("Unreal. It still doesn't even sink in. I mean I just tried to play strong, the conditions were really hard that week it was. The last two rounds were about 20 to 30 mile per hour winds so I like the challenging courses when the conditions are hard. I think it brings out the athlete in me."))) (((Scott Fleishman/"Aronsson says she tries to get back to Shelburne as much as she can during her busy schedule, in fact she's missing the next Symetra Tour event so that she can be home to attend her sister's wedding."))) ((("This to me is more important so I'll make up for it elsewhere. I love golf, I've learned so much, I've met a lot of great people on the journey. We've been to so many different towns and cities. I've been enjoying the traveling so I'm very happy either way. It's helping me play better golf, I'm looking forward to playing on the LPGA, that's the plan."))) (((The Symetra Tour provides that road to the LPGA. Molly Aronsson is proving she's no longer a passenger, but completely in the driver's seat. In Albany, New York, Scott Fleishman Channel 3 Spotlight on Sports.)))

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After missing this weekend's Tour stop in Syracuse, New York.... Molly should be back in action when the Symetra Tour hits Goffstown, New Hampshire and the Stonebridge Country Club August 8th thru the 10th for the New England Charity Classic.

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Tonight at 11 -- severe weather in southern Vermont -- We've sent Alex Apple to the hardest hit region. Look for his report on the channel 3 news. Plus, what really killed the dinosaurs? New discoveries -- next on the CBS Evening News. Take care. See you soon. Good night.


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