Thu 23-APR-2015 6 P.M. News Script

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Good Evening I'm Kristin Kelly And I'm Darren Perron. Captured. State Police say they've found the man behind a deadly shooting in Springfield. Gregory Allen Smith eluded investigators for five days -- after police say -- he killed 37-year-old Wesley Wing -- as he walked to a grocery store. Eliza Larson is outside the Springfield Police Department with the latest. Eliza? Police say Gregory Allen Smith and his girlfriend - Wendy Morris -- were on the run -- and hiding at a campground in South Londonderry when they found the pair this morning.

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The Winhall Brook Camping area is quiet -- far away from any main roads. But Vermont State Police and local police say they tracked down Gregory Allen Smith and Wendy Morris. Police say they were hiding out in an old trailer on a piece of land that belonged to one of Smith's friends. Once police found them -- Smith and Morris were taken into custody -- without incident. (title 7680)((JP Sinclair/Vermont State Police: "any number of places in the last 24/48 hours we've gone to check to look for him - this is one that we had to check - check off the box. But obviously these types of situations we're being careful. Very cautious. We've got members of our task force ready as part of the investigation so that if we have particular locations we can send some of our most skilled people to try apprehend him as safely as possible.")) Smith was wanted for the murder of Wesley Wing -- who was shot in Springfield Saturday evening. He suffered four gunshot wounds. And died the next morning. Police say they started searching for Smith shortly after the shooting. They said Smith and Wing were neighbors -- and they're sure he pulled the trigger. (TC 00:34:59:13 Title 7680)((JP Sinclair/Vermont State Police: "in this particular case we feel strongly that Mr. Smith is responsible for this murder." 00:35:07:15)) Through a series of tips -- police say there were able to track Smith in a stolen vehicle to New Hampshire -- and then back into Vermont. They say Smith was able to avoid police for five days with the help of friends. (TC 00:32:30:17 Title 7680)((Chief Douglas Johnston/springfield Police: "we'll look into this investigation further to see number one who they are and if we can identify them and if we move forward we're going to charge them." 00:32:43:00)) Police have already charged another of Smith's girlfriends -- Kristin Walsh -- for helping him avoid capture. State Police and Springfield Police say they are grateful for the help New Hampshire and other police agencies gave them -- to help locate the suspect.

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A motive for the murder -- is not totally clear. But police believe that Smith -- may have shot the victim -- simply because he called Smith's girlfriend a drug dealer -- and told her to get out of his neighborhood. Smith is still being questioned here at the police department. He'll be arraigned tomorrow. And Morris may face charges for helping him elude police. Kristin.

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A jury is deciding the fate of a man -- accused in a deadly stabbing. Shelby Cashman is outside the courthouse in Burlington with more on that. Shelby?

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It's been almost eight years since police found Scott Gilbeau -- stabbed -- dead inside a mobile home in Hinesburg. His alleged killer--Roy Bash originally pleaded guilty to manslaughter in 2008 -- but that plea has since been overturned -- giving Bash a chance to plead NOT guilty - and get a trial. One where his lawyers argue he acted in self-defense. ((01:32:57 Sussman: Scott is 5 inches taller. Scott is 30 pounds heavier than Roy.)) ((38:00)) Prosecutors say Bash killed Gilbeau with a pocket knife during a fight that started over how Bash was treating his girlfriend. ((52:00 )) (02:07:46 Paul Finnerty/Prosecutor: The only thing that was going on at that moment in time was that Roy Bash was thinking about taking the knife out of his pocket and stabbing Scott Gilbeau in the chest.))12 Bash's defense admitted he was responsible for the death of Scott Gilbeau -- but said Bash's actions amounted to no more than manslaughter because he was protecting himself. ((01:57:24 Sussman: The state says that what occurred is murder. The law says that what occurred is manslaughter.))9 Witness testimony included several discrepancies. The defense claims that amounts to reasonable doubt. The prosecution writes it off as a consequence of the crime happening so long ago. (( 09:30 Finnerty: different recollections doesn't mean it didn't happen.)) ((01:39:08 Sussman: The circumstances of the fight between Roy and Scott can be provocation to mitigate second-degree murder to manslaughter))

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A federal police officer who works at the VA Hospital in Vermont is charged in an alleged road rage incident in Maine. Authorities say it happened Wednesday morning on Interstate 95 in Gardiner, Maine. Maine State Police say Demetria ((boo-hollis)) Buhalis of Brownsville, Vermont pointed a gun at a driver and passenger. Buhalis is charged with aggravated criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon.

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((SOT: Hayden)) 702 (("Anytime you point a weapon at somebody it's a serious offense, especially when it involves a law enforcement officer that's just something we're not going to stand for.")) Buhalis has worked at the center for nearly two years.

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A former juror - is facing charges - for contempt. The attorney general's office says it happened last Fall during trial for Richard Gallow -- a Corrections officer accused of molesting a female inmate. Robert Blow Senior of Shelburne - was on the jury. The AG's office says Blow read media reports about the case - and shared the information with other jurors - despite the judge's orders to avoid media reports and speaking with others about the case. Blow denies the charge. The Gallow case ended with a hung jury. It was Gallow's second trial. The first also ended in a hung jury. Prosecutors tell us a third trial is possible.

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The gun bill -- is headed to the Governor's desk. The legislature gave final approval to the bill today -- when the Senate accepted the House's version. Vermont is known as one of the least restrictive states in the country for gun ownership. And these new limits are narrow in scope -- aimed at convicted felons and the mentally ill. Governor Shumlin says he has not decided whether to sign the bill into law. He strongly opposed an earlier version-- that would have required background checks for private gun sales.

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Sexting -- and intimate home-made movies -- getting into the wrong hands -- or posted by an ex online. Now lawmakers want to crack down on so-called revenge porn. Statehouse reporter Kyle Midura is here with the story, Kyle Darren - in the near future, posting an X-rated picture of your ex could land you behind bars. But lawmakers' prinicipal concern isn't preventing shame -- but extortion and abusive relationships.

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(nats - camera) The snap of a shutter takes only an instant. (nats- camera) Sharing an intimate shot may spice things up with a significant other, but it can ruin a life if the picture or video outlasts the relationship. More and more bitter exes now share nude pictures online in a practice known as revenge porn. (00:30:00:00) ((Rep. Barbara Rachelson - D-Burlington The more I looked into it, the more I learned how much it exists and how much it exists in Vermont)) A colleague brought the issue to the attention of state representative Barbara Rachelson. (nats - Senate vote) Thursday the State Senate passed her bill establishing penalties for sharing nude pictures and video without permission after making a few changes to the version that passed the House. She says the shame is horrifying -- but worse is the potential for perpetrators to use that shame to pry cash from the victim or hold the victim in an abusive relationship. (00:33:17:00) ((Rachelson The bill does not try to outlaw pornography, but it does try to get at people who are using people's photos without permission.)) (00:21:59:00) ((KM STUP under the bill, if a person were to put a nude image of an ex -- or anyone else in their life -- up online, they could face a $2,000 fine and up to two years in prison. If that poster intends to extort the victim into paying them to remove the image, they could face up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine)) (00:41:16:00) ((T.J. Donovan - Chittenden County State's Attorney this is an important piece of legislation that I hope becomes law, and if it is law, it would certainly help prosecutors and protect victims. We've had cases in the past where highly intimate, consensual photos are later used against these victims)) Chittenden County State's attorney T.J. Donovan says he's only seen a handful of cases -- but describe them as disturbing. He expects that many instances simply aren't reported. (00:43:14:00) ((TJ Donovan - Chittenden County State's Attorney when victims feel comfortable coming forward, when we continue to speak out about this, I think we'll see an increase)) Of course, the best protection against revenge porn is never taking or sharing the pictures in the first place.

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Spokespeople for the A-C-L-U say Senate changes did address some of their concerns, but still worry about restrictions to first amendment rights. - Darren

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A large area of low pressure is spiraling on top of us and it's not going away anytime soon; That means more cool, breezy, showery . . . and even snowy weather. Clouds will stick around tonight. We'll also have to contend with some snow showers that will mix with rain in the valleys. Some of the high terrain areas could see 1-3" of accumulation. Overnight lows will dip to around 30. Friday will feature more of the same. It's looking mostly cloudy, breezy and cool with scattered rain and snow showers. Highs will be stuck in the 40s. More weather a bit later.

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Job cuts at Fairpoint Communications. The company confirms it plans to eliminate 12 positions at its office in South Burlington. A Fairpoint spokesperson says their work is no longer necessary. And there's no time frame on when the cuts will happen. CWA -- the union representing those workers -- and about about 50 others there -- says it's heard the ENTIRE office -- may close. And the remaining customer service and collections reps could be impacted as well. Fairpoint's spokesperson says she has no knowledge of that.

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Vemonters depend on their vehicles to get where they need to go. But which brand they choose to drive -- may surprise you. Jennifer Costa -- digs into DMV data -- to settle a long standing debate.

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Buying a car -- is one of the biggest purchases -- most Vermonters will ever make. ((Margo Bartsch/Champlain College 00:02:46 "it really is an extension of ourselves. think about it. it's a brand.)) Champlain College Marketing Professor -- Margo Bartsch -- says carbuyers base purchases on reliability, safety, status, price -- and an emotional connection. ((Margo Bartsch/Champlain College 00:01:29 "We don't buy cars just because of four tires and an engine. We buy it based upon how we feel about ourselves and our lifestyle.")) ((Rob Ide/Vt. DMV Cmsr. 00:06:37 "The economy drives what people drive and how they drive it.")) That's DMV Commissioner -- Robert Ide. We checked with his office -- to see just how many vehicles are registered in the Green Mountain State. ((GRX 1- Total Cars Registered in VT)) 575,214 -- including cars, trucks and SUVs. That's up less than 2-thousand over the last decade ((Rob Ide/Vt. DMV Cmsr. 00:06:46 "In America the average new vehicle that is sold is on the road for 10 years.")) When it comes to the most popular brand ...the stats get a little tricky. But Vermonters seem pretty confident. ((SPARE170_01 00:01:16 "Subaru.")) ((TYSON_8618 00:04:43 "A Subaru.")) ((SPARE170_01 00:02:47 "The majority the friends that we grew up in high school always had one.")) ((TYSON_8623 00:09:10 "it's official. it's a Subaru. and I don't have one.")) ((TYSON_8621 00:08:04 "definitely Subarus.")) ((TYSON_8624 00:10:36 "Prius. I see them everywhere. No. Subaru. Subaru Subaru.")) Even lawmakers are weighing in... ((TYSON_8880 Sen. Bobby Starr 00:37:43 "Subarus.")) ((TYSON_8881 Sen. Joe Benning 00:37:59 "No doubt about it because that's what I'm driving and I see them on the road all the time.")) ((TYSON_8883 Rep. Manwaring 00:39:13 "By observation I suspect it's a Subaru.")) ((TYSON_8882 Rep. Buxton 00:38:37 "Well I drive a Subaru and everyone I know drives a Subaru. So I have to say the Subaru.")) Senate transportation chair -- and car enthusiast -- Senator Dick Mazza -- seems to be the one holdout -- straying from popular opinion. ((TYSON_8879 Sen. Dick Mazza 00:37:01 "Ford or Chevy.")) So...who's right? ((Rob Ide/Vt. DMV Cmsr. 00:04:02 "the beauty is in the eye of that beholder. What we see here is that people are very brand loyal and they tend to have the same brand over and over and over again.")) Luckily the data can settle this debate. And no one is completely wrong. ((GRX 2- Top 5 VT Vehicle Brands)) Turns out...there are about 5-thousand more Toyotas on the road -- than Subarus. Followed by Honda, Ford and Chevrolet. ((GRX 3 -- Top VT Car Make and Model)) But when you break it down by make and model -- Subaru -- comes out -- as the car -- on top. The Legacy and Forrester emerge as the most popular -- followed by the Honda Civic -- Toyota Corolla -- and Honda CRV. Senator Mazza -- agrees -- he sees Subarus everywhere -- but pinpoints why the brand is not the overall winner. ((TYSON_8879 Sen. Dick Mazza 00:36:48 "Although they're very, very popular they have a limited count for automobiles and not a truck.")) Although his solo vote for Chevrolet -- seemed like a longshot -- it's actually right on the money. ((GRX 4 - Overall Most Popular Vehicle in Vermont)) According to the DMV -- when you take trucks into account -- a new front runner -- accelerates to the finish. There are more Chevrolet Silverados -- on the road -- than any other vehicle -- in Vermont -- beating out the Subaru Legacy -- by about 4 thousand. ((Rob Ide/Vt. DMV Cmsr. 00:05:46 "It does surprise me. It's just because I'm just a car person and not a truck person.)) So is the pick-up really the unofficial vehicle of Vermont? Statisticians will tell you numbers don't lie. Jennifer Costa Channel 3 News.

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What about electric cars? We found out -- there are 225 -- registered in Vermont. Commissioner Ide says he expect that number to stay relatively stagnant -- in Vermont -- until those cars makers can prove greater long distance reliability.

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A large area of low pressure is spiraling on top of us and it's not going away anytime soon; That means more cool, breezy, showery . . . and even snowy weather. Clouds will stick around tonight. We'll also have to contend with some snow showers that will mix with rain in the valleys. Some of the high terrain areas could see 1-3" of accumulation. Overnight lows will dip to around 30. Friday will feature more of the same. It's looking mostly cloudy, breezy and cool with scattered rain and snow showers. Highs will be stuck in the 40s. This weekend we'll see varying amounts of clouds with a few showers from time to time (but there will be plenty of dry time). Some of the mountains could still see some snow shower activity. Temperatures will slowly moderate into the 50s by Sunday. After that this weather pattern is going to continue into the middle of next week, but with slightly warmer temps, we should just see a few rain showers.

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An 8-year-old from Vermont had his wish come true in southern California yesterday. ((Reporter: How does it feel Noah? Noah: Yup, great!)) Noah Cohen is battling a rare genetic disease. The Make-A-Wish Foundation helped fly him out to Los Angeles -- so he could meet the city's police -- fire -- and E-M-S personnel. And they didn't disappoint -- a full entourage met him at the airport! His parents say he's always wanted to meet them -- because one of his favorite 70's T-V show "Emergency" -- featuring L-A's first responders.

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((SOT Amy Cohen, Noah's Mom "It's incredibly emotional. Noah is a great kid and he's gone through a lot, so it's really -- it's pretty moving to just see so much preparation and attention just based on the things he really loves)) A fire truck transported him to L-A-X, where deputies, airport police and firefighters let him walk in their shoes for a day. As you can see... he was absolutely thrilled!

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Who took toys -- from a South Burlington drug store? Police say a man walked into the Kinney drugs on Williston road -- and made off with nearly 400 dollars worth of Lego sets. If you know who he is -- call police.

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Police in Rutland say the caught the pair behind an assault and robbery. Two men told police -- they were attacked by Robert Sawyer Junior -- and Kyle Woodard on Prospect Street -- last night. Police say they found the duo at Sawyer's home -- along with a weapons used in the crime, and the victim's stolen property.

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No car -- no problem for folks -- in Montpelier. CarShare Vermont unveiled two new vehicles today -- which will be kept at the City Hall and Library when they're not in use. Drivers are billed for time and mileage. The program was previously only available in Chittenden County -- where the non-profit operates a fleet of 15 vehicles. Vermont's Transportation Secretary says the program helps the environment -- and wallets.

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(00:07:34:00) ((Sue Minter: This is a great way for Vermonters to actually - not only change their behavior, but their purchasing. This project is going to help Vemonters save money and reduce their greenhouse gas emmissions)) The non-profit executive director reports 960 current users in the program -- averaging four trips per month. That's news around the region.

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Starting Line Sports ...earlier this week, the Norwich men's lacrosse team, seeded sixth in the GNAC playoffs, knocked off third seed Johnson and Wales in dramatic fashion, scoring four times in the fourth quarter, including the game winner with just two seconds left, to rally for a 7-6 win. This afternoon, the Cadets were back at it, and back on the road, facing second seed Mount Ida in the GNAC Semifinals. --- Game tied at 4 in the third and it stays that way thanks to Norwich Goalie Ryan Fecteau. The stick save on the point blank shot. --- A few seconds later, the Cadets Ryan McCarthy with a rocket for the second of his two goals 5-4 Norwich. --- but Mt. Ida's Lucas Stralka had 5 goals on the day. He ties it in the third and gives his team a 6-5 lead midway through the fourth. --- Same score final seconds, Norwich's Josh Jenkins gets a great look, but his low shot is stopped as the buzzer sounds.. The Cadets lose a heartbreaker, 6-5 the final.

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Coming up...we have afternoon baseball... both high school and in the majors...

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Migraines can be debilitating for many people, especially those who suffer from what are known as neck migraines Dr. Max Gomez has more on what's helping some people battling these headaches.

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Supers: :05-:08 Donna Fennikoh/Migraine Sufferer :23-:28 DR HOUMAN DANESH / MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL TRT 1:01 (PKG) (TRACK) DONNA FENNIKOH'S MIGRAINES STARTED ABOUT 5 YEARS AGO AFTER A BACK OPERATION ... (SOT Donna Fennikoh/Migraine Sufferer) THEY CAN LAST ANYWHERE FROM 5-6 HRS TO DAYS. LAST YEAR THERE WAS A PERIOD FOR 3-4 MONTHS I BARELY WENT A DAY. (TRACK) SHE'S TRIED AVOIDING THE USUAL MIGRAINE TRIGGERS... CAFFEINE, RED WINE, CHOCOLATE... NOTHING HELPED. SEEMS FENNIKOH FALLS INTO A GROUP WHOSE MIGRAINES ARE TRIGGERED BY NERVES IN THE NECK. (SOT DR HOUMAN DANESH / MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL) ESSENTIALLY THE JOINTS START RUBBING AGAINST EACH OTHER, AND THAT IRRITATES THE NERVE THAT GOES FROM THE BACK OF YOUR NECK TO THE BACK OF YOUR HEAD, AND CAN OFFSET AND TRIGGER A MIGRAINE. NATSOT: (TRACK) SO//FENNIKOH IS HAVING A PROCEDURE THAT SHOULD TELL IF THOSE NERVES ARE THE PROBLEM. (SOT DR HOUMAN DANESH / MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL) TO Actually BLOCK THE NERVE THAT GOES TO THE JOINT IN HER NECK, WHICH MAY BE THE TRIGGER TO HER MIGRAINE HEADACHE. UNDER X-RAY GUIDANCE DR HOUMAN DANESH INJECTS A LONG-ACTING ANESTHETIC AROUND THE FACET JOINTS IN THE NECK, NUMBING THE NERVE. (SOT Donna Fennikoh/Migraine Sufferer) ITS THE FIRST TIME I WENT 3 SOLID DAYS WITHOUT A HEADACHE. SINCE SHE?S GETTING RELIEF, DOCTORS NOW PLAN TO USE RADIO FREQUENCY ON THE NERVE, WHICH COULD PROVIDE AT LEAST A YEAR OF MIGRAINE RELIEF. Dr. Max GOMEZ, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.

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Doctors say there are ways to tell if your migraines are due to this kind of nerve problem. For example, some patients look up at the TV or the computer screen and end up getting neck pain tightness, which triggers a headache. That's health watch.

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A large area of low pressure is spiraling on top of us and it's not going away anytime soon; That means more cool, breezy, showery . . . and even snowy weather. Clouds will stick around tonight. We'll also have to contend with some snow showers that will mix with rain in the valleys. Some of the high terrain areas could see 1-3" of accumulation. Overnight lows will dip to around 30. Friday will feature more of the same. It's looking mostly cloudy, breezy and cool with scattered rain and snow showers. Highs will be stuck in the 40s. This weekend we'll see varying amounts of clouds with a few showers from time to time (but there will be plenty of dry time). Some of the mountains could still see some snow shower activity. Temperatures will slowly moderate into the 50s by Sunday. After that this weather pattern is going to continue into the middle of next week, but with slightly warmer temps, we should just see a few rain showers.

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Her co-workers call Stella Lafountain a no-nonsense, quick witted woman with a zest for life. But there has been heartbreak this super senior has overcome, Joe Carroll reports.

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At the Department of Motor Vehicles across the street from the Statehouse, hundreds of employees are busy at work. (00:20:55:00) ((nat sot of Stella shuffling paper.)) And in a corner cubicle, eighty-nine year old Stella Lafountain could teach us a bit about longevity, strength and honestly. (00:03:27:00) (( Joe: Do you tell it the way it is? Stella: Oh yeah, oh yes. I don't pull any punches.)) The feisty great-grandmother works on licenses, registrations and titles - making sure the paperwork is perfectly proper. (00:19:22:00) ((Stella Lafountain/Super Senior, But, it can be interesting. )) Stella's here most of the year - 5 days a week, 8 hours a day. She's been doing it for 30 years. (00:04:07:00) ((Stella Lafountain/Super Senior, Oh yes, I do my work, I come in after 6 in the morning, I'm not afraid to do a little extra. )) Stella doesn't think of her job as just work, but a place of to keep her mind busy. (00:02:22:15) (( Joe: you've said this is your salvation, what do you mean by that? Stella: well, I've had a lot of problems. )) (00:49:26:00) ((Joe Carroll/Berlin, Stella has taken on major challenges. On August 28th 2011, an unwanted guest named Irene came to her door. )) (00:13:54:00) ((Stella Lafountain/Super Senior, I lost everything in there, I lost the home completely. )) She picked up the pieces and moved on. First living with her daughter and now living independently in Barre. But the loss of material things pale in comparison to losing a loved one. Stella has buried two husbands and two of her four children. (00:31:25:00) ((Stella Lafountain/Super Senior, this is really heartbreaking.)) And in February, she lost her grandson Matt, he was only 40. (00:30:22:00) ((Stella Lafountain/Super Senior, They couldn't get that lung back up after one of his lungs collapsed. )) The two shopped, swam and traveled together. (00:02:38:00) ((Stella: He was dear to my heart. But that's hard. Joe: He had pneumonia? Stella: yes, and then I lost my brother 11 days later.)) Stella says she cries in private, keeping her personal life away from work. She has served through 5 DMV Commissioners - Rob Ide is the latest. (00:25:40:00) ((Commissioner Rob Ide/DMV, She leads through incredible demonstrations on how to get through those heartbreaks and become a stronger human being. )) (00:34:55:00) (( Stella: away we go!)) Her years at DMV has also put her in the basement. (00:35:42:00) ((nat sot, singing a diddy.)) She sorts the mail every morning. (00:38:32:00) ((Stella: Yeah, I have to count these. )) (00:37:57:16) (( Joe: Now you've been here along time, do you ever feel, I've been here a long time, I'm above this, I've done this for so long . Stella: No, I don't mind it! )) (00:39:55:00) ((Stella: I like the mail. )) (00:40:00:21) ((Stella: I guess I'm a cat of a another color. )) And a survivor. (00:16:28:00) ((Stella Lafountain/Super Senior, Somehow and other, you pick up the pieces and go on. )) Advice from a Super Senior that has taken on life's challenges with strength and humor. (00:44:26:00) ((Stella Lafountain/Super Senior, I'm not walking down the ramp for Miss America. )) Joe Carroll, Channel 3 News, Montpelier.

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Stella turns 90 next month.

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About six thousand couples get married each year in Vermont -- and many need a DJ and some may be trained at a DJ school that Gina Bullard just attended.

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((nat)) DJ Don P tears it up on the turn tables -- mixing music like he's been doing it for years. ((nat)) That's because he has. (00;14:47:10) ((Paolo Rovetto/DJ Don P "what i really like about djing is how fun it is and how challenging in a way that it's fun, you learn the stuff and you're happy and you want to learn more ")) And at 13 years old -- Paolo Rovetto is on to something. That's his real name. He's been spinning records since he was 2 on his dad's turn tables -- and has gotten lessons from different DJ mentors but now there's a place where he can thrive. ((nat)) Welcome to Studio 5 DJ School in Burlington. (00:22:02:09) ((John Jones/Studio 5 DJ School "g-who can go to dj school? J-anybody! anybody can go to dj school!")) No matter your age or skill level -- you could become a profession disc jockey with a little help. (00:21:06:19) ((John Jones/Studio 5 DJ School "vermonters love to party")) Local Djs Johnny Utah -- and DJ Mastodon started the school which provides the equipment and the curriculum. (00:22:58:28) ((John Jones/Studio 5 DJ School "g- i dont know anything about djing. j-so i would recommend dj 101 for you how to place a record on what the buttons and knobs mean on a mixer")) (00:27:19:19) ((DJ Mashtodon "turntable mixer turntable g okay 2 turn tables one mixer")) Baby steps -- and baby scratches for this freshman. (00:27:43:03) ((DJ Mashtodon "we start with the basic scratch which is the baby scratch. g-baby scratch okay")) (00:28:44:04) ((DJ Mashtodon "very simple first scratch ever invented -g -- okay lets get more complicated here")) DJ classes start at 75-dollars -- a 5 class course costs 500-bucks and if you want to go all in to become a certified studio 5 DJ -- that will cost you two thousand dollars. (00:24:41:03) ((John Jones/Studio 5 DJ School "some of the djs that have come out of this school are making well over 6 figures a year. ((can you do scratch sound here???)) g- huh? J-yah there's a great need to keep the party moving")) Sounds like I need to get back to practicing. (00:29:11:18) ((DJ Mashtodon "forward with the cross fader back with the record...g does it yah yah okay g-is that right it's supposed to sound like that? yah once you get into the rhythm"))((shorten somehow?)) (00:29:35:03 ) ((DJ Mashtodon "g-lets get some real songs i'm ready!")) DJ Don P is light years ahead of me... hoping to one day become a famous Breaker DJ -- combining his two favorite activities. ((nat him break dancing)) As for my future spinning vinyl... (0035:47:09) ((DJ Mashtodon "it's hard it's really hard dj-theres a lot of timing mathematics involved ")) (00:36:00:13) ((DJ Mashtodon "it sounds smooth no clashing g-i'm a train-wreck you can tell me.")) (00:36:08:24) ((DJ Mashtodon "dj gina trainwreck dj-dj mastodon"")) DJ Trainwreck is officially a flunkie at scratch academy. But this positive fun environment is providing a safe place for kids of any age to tear it up on the turntables. Gina Bullard Channel 3 News Burlington.

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Studio 5 DJ School also has an after school program that costs about 20-bucks. You can find more information about the school in the info center. ((http://www.djforyour day.com/studio5-vermon t-dj-training-school/) )

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The NFL draft is a week from tonight, and the 2015 schedule is out, so fans across the country are looking ahead to next season. But the Patriots, and their fans, are still celebrating a Super Bowl title. And today, the Pats were guest at the White House, meeting with the President to honor their dramatic championship win over the Seattle Seahawks. One player noticeable in his absence was Patriots quarterback Tom Brady...but there was no protest behind his absence...just a family commitment. The team presented President Obama with a custom jersey, and as is often the case in these events, the President tried a few jokes. Saying he brought scissors in case coach Bill Belichick wanted to cut the sleeves off his suit...and he couldn't help but take a shot at deflate-gate ...

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((TRT: 25 ... OC: ALL OUT OF PROPORTION.))

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High school baseball action, Essex hosting North Country... ---- Hornets stinging quickly...first inning, runner on third, Noah Baez sending this one to straight away center ...sac fly, as the catch is made and Jeremy LeClair will come home...Essex up 1-0.. ---- Same score in the third inning...Essex with runners on the corners, Joe Robertson taking off for second, he slides in safe and the ball squirting away..that allows Brain Godard to come home and score.. Essex wins it, 6-2 the final..

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The Saint Mike's softball team trying to snap a 7 game losing streak, hosting Franklin Pierce today ... --- Danielle Brown brilliant through 5 innings, allowing no runs and striking out 10, but things fall apart in the 6th..... two on, Morgan Cahill laying down a perfectly placed bunt ...both runners will score...Ravens take a 4-0 lead.. ------- And in the 7th, Erin Wood lining this one deep to left and gone for a two-run home run ...Knights fall 6-0...

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Another team hard at work at Saint Michael's today was the women's Field Hockey team...The Knights wrapped up their week long Organ Donor Drive this afternoon, which teamed with Donate Life America, to help community members sign up to become organ donors... --- This mission really hits home for one member of the field hockey team, Monica Miles, who first got the Knights affiliated with Donate Life America..Miles lost a family member, who was an organ donor, and says this is a way of healing for her and her family...

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(TRT: community as well..26) (monica Miles/"my cousin actually passed away in 2012 and he was an organ donor and so throughout that tragedy this has been the one thing that has really brought my family comfort, so I think it's just really important for people to register as organ donors and Vermont actually has the lowest number of registered donors in the nation at 18% and so just getting those numbers up will really help the local community as well.)

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He's a cute kid with a hot shot. Scott Fleishman catches up with a free throw shooting champ in tonight's spotlight on sports. ***CLIP***} (((Scott Fleishman/"We are here at the Endeavor School in Shelburne and I am here with 9 year old Jacobi Lafferty from Colchester. He's a student at renaissance elementary school and he is a hoop shot whiz. A local, district and New england Champion. At the Elks Hoop Shot national championship in Springfield, Massachusetts last week, he made 23 of 25 free throws, finished fourth in the competition."))) (((Jacobi Lafferty/"I've been shooting free throws for a long time. I started practicing for this about four months ago."))) ((("What's the most amount of free throws you've made in a row?"))) ((("92"))) ((("fifteen free throws in a row..."))) ((("Do people try to distract you while you're shooting your free throws at all?"))) ((("No. They don't try to distract me."))) ((("Do you think if somebody tried to distract you, you'd be ok?"))) ((("Yeah."))) ((("Hey Look, that's channel 3's Mike McCune!"))) ((("I tried."))) ((("50 free throws in a row...76 in a row"))) ((("So I saw some of the pictures of you with your trophies. What's your favorite trophy?"))) ((("Probably the first one."))) ((("This is an Edward R. Murrow Award for the best reporting. Any chance you'd want to trade any of your trophies with me?"))) ((("No."))) ((("That's ok. It's not mine anyway."))) ((("91. 92. Yes, 93 in a row!"))) ((("I don't know if this a good thing or a bad thing, but you look like me when I was your age. I'm not saying that this is what you're going to turn into, but I'm just saying just protect that hair of yours. It is great hair. I want you to protect it."))) ((("125. My goodness. Towel off. Have a drink of water."))) ((("How long do you practice?"))) ((("An hour. Four to five days a week"))) ((("Right here. 130 in a row that is unbelievable."))) ((("Let me put my wristbands on here, the headband on, you can call me Kareem Abdul Fleishman."))) ((("Dribble twice. Spin it. Take a deep breath and say to yourself bend your knees and follow through."))) ((("Hey it's one in a row for me."))) ((("Jacobi Lafferty from Colchester, thanks for hanging out with us today. Want to take one more shot to take us out? Go for it.")))

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A large area of low pressure is spiraling on top of us and it's not going away anytime soon; That means more cool, breezy, showery . . . and even snowy weather.

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It's Throwback Thursday. Our credit roll tonight -- features roller dancing in Burlington -- back in 19-94. Enjoy. Take care. See you soon. Good night.


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