Thu 02-JUL-2015 Early A.M. News Script

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3-thousand workers in Essex Junction are keeping their jobs -- as IBM becomes Global Foundries. Company executives says -- they're ready to hire more chip manufactureres and engineers. Global Foundries officials say the Vermont location will make a specific type of semi-conductors -- different from their other plants in Malta and Fishkill -- increasing the Essex Junction facility's value to the multi-national company. Executives say that in order to keep the semiconductor made in Essex viable on the market -- they must continue to invest in the plant. They say that investment could be in the billions of dollars.

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A Morristown man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for molesting and sexually assaulting three young girls. 72 year old Alton "Sonny" McFarlane pleaded guilty to sexual assault and lewd and lascivious conduct against children. In a revised plea deal Wednesday -- a judge sentenced him to 10 to 35 years. Police say McFarlane's victims ranged in age from 6 to 14. His sexual abuse spanned 40 years -- preying on those closest to him. Typically, Channel 3 does not identify victims of sexual assault. But in this case, the victims invited our cameras into the courtroom.

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SOT ((Judge Dennis Pearson 00:26:19 you have committed some of the most devious and offensive crimes that are known to our community or to any civilized people. You have sexually violated your own daughter, numerous times, repeatedly. And then to make it worse if it could be any worse you have conducted yourself with the same errant and deviant behavior with the next generation of your own family.")) Coming up tonight at 6 -- Jennifer Costa -- sits down with McFarlane's daughter -- to talk about the sexual abuse -- and what she wants other survivors to know. It's an interview you'll only see on Channel 3.

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We're in a new month -- and there are new laws in effect in Vermont. The revenge porn law makes it illegal to knowingly share a nude image without a person's consent. Changes to the sex offender registry means the Courts -- not the department of public safety -- will decide if a convict is named on the registry. The state's hands-free law closes a loophole -- you can no longer use devices while at stop signs or stop lights. And you'll shell out more cash for that soda -- the state's 6-percent sales tax is also now in effect.

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When it comes to school districts -- is bigger better? A group in Chittendedn County -- says yes. A committee reviewing consolidation voted Tuesday in favor of a combined school district for Essex, Essex Junction and Westford. The proposed union comes following a new education law signed last month that give communities incentives like tax breaks for consolidating. Supporters say it will save money -- others worry it's too many students and staff for one body to govern. The public will vote November 10th.

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The rain is finally over. Big change in the weather pattern will bring pleasant, dry weather right through the holiday weekend. Getting warmer next week with highs well into the 80s.

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As State Police searched for the gunman after a shooting in Westford Monday -- they said there was no threat to public safety. But after the attack, the alleged shooter apparently took the bus -- with a cocked and loaded handgun. 31-year-old Veronica Lewis allegedly walked from the scene of the shooting to a bus stop, riding with the weapon -- to Montpelier. Lewis has a lengthy criminal history -- and has been found incompetent to stand trial previously by New York courts -- because of mental illness. State Police Captain J-P Sinclair says the stress of deciding whether the public should be warned hangs over almost every death investigation -- and police must use the facts available at the time.

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Starting today -- patients will be able to move into the new rehab center at Mount Ascutney Hospital. What once was used as a nursing home -- the new hospital space offers innovative rehab rooms for patients. Hospital administrators say they utilized both indoor and outdoor space. The new improvements were made possible by campaigning and fundraising.

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This morning the White River Junction Vet Center will officially launch operations at their new location. An 11AM ceremony will include both New Hampshire and Vermont officials. The Vet Center provides readjustment counseling for combat veterans and military sexual trauma victims. The center has moved to a new 5,000-square-foot, handicap accessible facility. Later in the afternoon, from 1-4PM, the center will host an information session called Summer of Service for volunteers who want to get involved in helping vets.

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The rain is finally over. Big change in the weather pattern will bring pleasant, dry weather right through the holiday weekend. Getting warmer next week with highs well into the 80s.

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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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3-thousand workers in Essex Junction are keeping their jobs -- as IBM becomes GlobalFoundries. And company executives say -- they're ready to hire more chip manufactureres and engineers. Alex Apple has more -- on how GlobalFoundries says its committed -- for the long haul.

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Global Foundries executives have a message for their new employees in Vermont: your jobs are here to stay. ((Brian Harrison/Global Foundries 16:15 they are now in an organization where they the individuals are at the core of what we do.)) At the Essex Junction plant, the multi-national company will make semiconductors -- like ones used in cell phones and computers. 3000 former IBM employees are now Global Foundries workers. ((19:38 Apple: from global foundries perspective, what assurance can they get that they are going to continue to invest in this plant and continue to employ people here in Essex what would you say to that? Brian Harrison/Global Foundries: Our outlook for the Burlington community here, we call it FAB9, is very bright. There is a strong, clear leadership position.)) The tech giant also operates plants in Malta and Fishkill, New York. They've invested 10 billion dollars in Malta -- and it's still growing. That worries some Vermonters -- who fear further investment THERE -- may mean the Essex Junction plant is no longer necessary. Meaning jobs could be lost to the Malta plant. ((31:48 Apple: that those plants would grow to a size where you would no longer need the plant here in Essex is that a feasible scenario down the road? Brian Harrison/Global Foundries: 32:35 So in your hypothetical case even if we wanted to, it's not capable to run those technologies and products so there is no plausible scenario that says we can do that 32:53)) Brian Harrison is the Senior Vice President for integrating the IBM plant with Global Foundries -- he said the Vermont employees will make a completely different type of semiconductor than the ones produced in Malta. Harrison even committed to further investment in the Vermont wing of Global Foundries. ((20:44 Brian Harrison/Global Foundries: we will make investments and we've already been part of investment that took place prior to the transition and closing to add capacity here in Burlington)). ((AA Channel 3 News))

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A Morristown man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for molesting and sexually assaulting three young girls. 72 year old Alton "Sonny" McFarlane pleaded guilty to sexual assault and lewd and lascivious conduct against children. In a revised plea deal Wednesday -- a judge sentenced him to 10 to 35 years. Police say McFarlane's victims ranged in age from 6 to 14. His sexual abuse spanned 40 years -- preying on those closest to him. Typically, Channel 3 does not identify victims of sexual assault. But in this case, the victims invited our cameras into the courtroom.

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SOT ((Judge Dennis Pearson 00:26:19 you have committed some of the most devious and offensive crimes that are known to our community or to any civilized people. You have sexually violated your own daughter, numerous times, repeatedly. And then to make it worse if it could be any worse you have conducted yourself with the same errant and deviant behavior with the next generation of your own family.")) The judge says it's unlikely McFarlane will successfully complete the necessary sex offender treatment -- for an early release. Coming up tonight at 6 -- Jennifer Costa -- sits down with McFarlane's daughter -- to talk about the sexual abuse -- and what she wants other survivors to know. It's an interview you'll only see on Channel 3.

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As State Police searched for the gunman after a shooting in Westford Monday -- they said there was no threat to public safety. But after the attack, the alleged shooter apparently took the bus -- with a cocked and loaded handgun. 31-year-old Veronica Lewis allegedly walked from the scene of the shooting to a bus stop, riding with the weapon -- to Montpelier. Lewis has a lengthy criminal history -- and has been found incompetent to stand trial previously by New York courts -- because of mental illness. State Police Captain J-P Sinclair says the stress of deciding whether the public should be warned hangs over almost every death investigation -- and police must use the facts available at the time. In this case, troopers responded to a call for a hit and run -- not a shooting -- which contributed to the threat assessment. Sinclair says had they known then what they do now, a warning would have been issued to the public -- but training cannot teach perfect foresight.

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(00:09:50:00) ((Capt. J.P. Sinclair - Vermont State Police: At the time, if we had the gift of hindsight to know everything we know back in stage one of the investigation, certainly we would like to get the information out so people could take logical, common sense steps to protect themselves :03 that's always a luxury we never have )) Investigators did have Lewis' name and lengthy rap-sheet at that time -- but he says her name is common enough -- that they did not want to jump to conclusions. Lewis was arrested Tuesday at Hundred Acres Homestead -- the therapeutic residence in Worcester -- where she's lived since January.

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Several new laws you should know about taking effect this month. The revenge porn law makes it illegal to knowingly share a nude image without a person's consent. Changes to the sex offender registry -- the Courts -- not the department of public safety will decide if a convict is named on the registry. The state's hands-free law closes a loophole -- you can no longer use devices while at stop signs or stop lights. And you'll shell out more cash for that soda -- the state's 6-percent sales tax also goes into effect this month.

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(anchors introduce gary) The rain is finally over. Big change in the weather pattern will bring pleasant, dry weather right through the holiday weekend. Getting warmer next week with highs well into the 80s.

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Today: Partly cloudy Highs: 72 to 78 Wind: W 10 to 15 mph Tonight: Clear and cool Lows: 42 to 52 Wind: Light Friday: Mostly sunny Highs: 73 to 80 Wind: WNW 5 to 10 mph Friday Night Fireworks Time: Clear Temps: 65 to 70 Wind: Light Extended: Saturday: 4th of July! Partly cloudy Lows: 45 to 55 Highs: 78 to 85 Sunday: Partly cloudy Lows: 50s Highs: 75 to 82 Monday: Mostly sunny Lows: 50s Highs: 80s Hyper-Extended: Tuesday: Partly cloudy Lows: 55 to 65 Highs: 80s Wednesday: Partly sunny Chance for showers, t-storms Lows: 60s Highs: 80s

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The Justice Department is investigating whether major US airlines are conspiring to keep ticket prices high. It comes as the summer travel season hits full swing just before the busy July Fourth weekend. Anne Marie Green reports.

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The Justice Department is investigating several airlines for possibly working together to limit the number of available seats..to keep air fares high. The government has requested information from carriers as part of its antitrust probe. The average price for domestic airfare over the past six years is up 13-percent annually. The Greek government and its creditors have halted talks on resolving the country's debt crisis until a referendum this weekend. The country's finance minister says the two sides are "very close" to agreeing on cost-cutting reforms ...but that further negotiations are needed. This week -- Greece became the first developed country to default on a loan from the International Monetary Fund. And, Japan will face off against Team U.S.A in the Women's World Cup Final. Japan beat England 2-to-1 Wednesday night in the semifinals... after one of England's players accidentally scored into her own net. Japan will now face the American women Sunday in a rematch of the 2011 championship game. Those are some of the day's top stories. I'm Anne Marie Green CBS News New York.

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A Pennsylvania trucker is being recognized -- for more than her driving. Overdrive magazine awarded Joanne Fatta the most beautiful trucker. She beat out 86 other truck drivers. Fatta is a single mom and a breast cancer survivor who has been in the trucking business for 15 years. She says it was a struggle in the beginning.

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((Joanne Fatta/Most Beautiful Truck Driver, "I'm representing women, I'm representing the company, I'm representing all of the people that have supported me and the town. So, that's really neat. It is just something you have to do a little bit differently then how the men do and handle yourself differently, but it's amazing then how you are accepted after awhile.")) According to Overdrive magazine, just seven percent of America's three million professional truck drivers are women.

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It's a move some New Englanders are finding offensive, McDonalds is getting into the lobster business. The fast-food chain is testing a lobster roll this summer. It will run you about 8 bucks and comes in at under 300 calories. You'll only be able to find the McLobster in states across New England. The company will sell the roll through mid- August.

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And Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says he wants Facebook to be able to read your mind. During a Q&A on his profile page, Zuckerberg claims computers will eventually be so advanced they'll be able to send thoughts to friends. For now, we'll have to settle for headsets like the Oculus Rift. Facebook owns Oculus, so it comes as no surprise Zuckerberg says the next major computing and communication platform will be virtual reality. He's also focused on developing artificial intelligence so the system can better understand the meaning of your posts.

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The rain is finally over. Big change in the weather pattern will bring pleasant, dry weather right through the holiday weekend. Getting warmer next week with highs well into the 80s.

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It's one of the hardest things for some people to do in the garden, but this morning, Sharon Meyer and garden expert Charlie Nardozzi are telling us it's time to thin out our fruit.

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CG :07-:12 Charlie Nardozzi CG :20-:25 Shelly photo credit ((Charlie, look at the little baby grapes! They are so cute! Aren't they the sweetest little things! If you are growing fruit, grapes, or tree fruits like apples and pears and peaches, this is the time of year you want to thin the fruit. Oh, I always have trouble with thinning! This is a hard thing to do! It is. But if you don't thin them, what could happen is you could get a lot of fruit but they will be very small and the quality won't be very good and the flavor won't be very good. And, if you have trees like peaches and apples if you have so much fruit on them you've seen the limbs break at different points in time because of the weight load. So you gotta do it! We need to do it. And now is the time to do it, especially for grapes, right after the little babies set just like you are saying, you can come in. And for grapes, what you want to do is take a look at the vines, this is a producing vine coming off a main vine. And you can see that. And in this case you have three clusters. You want to thin to one cluster per shoot. That's it. Oh my gosh. I know it kills you doesn't it. Yes, it does. So you want to go through, it's very simple all you do is pick the healthiest looking cluster, and in this case I would take this one in the middle and then you just snip off the other two. You're done, move onto the next one. Now if you have apples or pears, or peaches, you want to thin the clusters so they are about five to six inches apart. So you just snip them off with your hand, or with a pruner, either way. But that way you are going to have less fruit on there, and it will look like a lot of dead fruit on the ground, but you are going to have better quality fruits by the end of the season. What about the cherries? Ah, things like cherries, you don't have to thin! You'll feel really good about that. you can just enjoy them because they've set a lot of fruit but it's not a problem with cherries.))

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The manhunt may be over but the investigation into how David Sweat and Richard Matt escaped from Clinton Correctional is only just beginning. The maximum security prison in Dannemora is cleaning house. A slew of new senior officials and major changes taking shape at the facility. Rose Spillman has the details.

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Officials say inmates Richard Matt and David Sweat were the first prisoners to successfully escape of the maximum security facility at Clinton Correctional in Dannemora, New York in over 100 years. Now the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision is making big changes to ensure it won't happen again. Saranac Lake Resident Sandra Winderl says the prison made one big mistake with Matt and Sweat by allowing them to live on an honor block. (07:07:58 0013) ((Sandra Winderl/Saranac Lake, NY "Those two murderers should not have had the privileges they had. I've never heard of such a thing as prisoners that killed and slaughtered to wear regular clothes and have the freedom of walking all around free. That's wrong." 07:08:12)) GFX: On Wednesday, the DOCCS announced that Clinton Correctional was following stricter rules that included the elimination of the "honor block" where Matt and Swatt had special priveledges. They also announced that prisoners cells are now being searched weekly, including regular inspections of the catwalks behind the cells. Bed checks are being done randomly throughout the night. Construction job boxes are being kept in secured areas where inmates cannot reach them, and security gates are being installed in the prison's tunnels. (07:05:58 0013) ((Sandra Winderl/Saranac Lake, NY "there had to be more help there than what is being said, cause this has been going on for a wwhile. They had this all planned." 07:06:07) Employees Joyce Mitchell and Gene Palmer have been arrested since the escape, but a dozen employees were suspended, including superintendent Steven Racette. On Wednesday the DOCCS announced that Racette was being replaced by Michael Kirkpatrick , who was the First Deputy Superintendent the correctional center in Elmira. (07:09:10 0014) ((Assemblywoman Janet Duprey/ "He's only been there a little over a year. He's brought the place back amazingly, really was straightening it up. You can't turn everything around in a year." 07:09:23)) Assemblywoman Janet Duprey says she had encouraged Racette to lead the prison over a year ago. Now, she's disappointed to see him taking the blame. (07:09:33 0014) ((Assemblywoman Janet Duprey/ "Incredibly disappointed that at least we didnt wait until the IG's report came out and see what the circumstances were. I mean nobody that has over 1,000 employees and 3,000 inmates can know what's happening every day." 07:09:50)) Officials have been interviewing Sweat about the escape, who told them he had a few close calls while on the run from authorities. At one point he told them that he hid in a hunting stand just above where officers were searching. Yet after 23 days on the run, he was finally apprehended. Rose Spillman, Channel 3 News, Dannemora, New York.

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In the headlines this morning A new rehab center opens in Southern Vermont. Essex and Westford looking to merge school districts Plus-- A Vermont company bringing drinkable water to our neighbors to the south.

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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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Starting today -- patients will be able to move into the new rehab center at Mount Ascutney Hospital. What once was used as a nursing home -- the new hospital space offers innovative rehab rooms for patients. Hospital administrators say they utilized both indoor and outdoor space. The new improvements were made possible by campaigning and fundraising.

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This morning the White River Junction Vet Center will officially launch operations at their new location. An 11AM ceremony will include both New Hampshire and Vermont officials. The Vet Center provides readjustment counseling for combat veterans and military sexual trauma victims. The center has moved to a new 5,000-square-foot, handicap accessible facility. Later in the afternoon, from 1-4PM, the center will host an information session called Summer of Service for volunteers who want to get involved in helping vets.

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When it comes to school districts -- is bigger better? A group in Chittendedn County -- says yes. A committee reviewing consolidation voted Tuesday in favor of a combined school district for Essex, Essex Junction and Westford. The proposed union comes following a new education law signed last month that give communities incentives like tax breaks for consolidating. If the public votes yes -- there will be a single school board for four-thousand students and supporters say it will save money.

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(TC 00:13:49:23 Tile 2588) ((Brian O'Regan/Committee Moderator "The conservative estimate by the consolidation of the 2 central offices is a little over a million dollars. The expectation would be once a new board was elected they would continue to look at cost savings." 00:14:01:26)) Some voiced concern that one school board wouldn't be enough to govern such a large number of students and staff. A public vote on the merger plan is scheduled for November 10th.

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Windsor company Seldon Technologies has signed a contract to provide water purification devices to Mexican public schools. Senator Patrick Leahy -- along with Seldon's general manager -- joined officials from a Mexican based water fountain manufacturer. They say the new partnership will provide as many as five hundred thousand water filters -- which will eliminate bacteria and other organisms harmful to human health.

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(anchors introduce gary) The rain is finally over. Big change in the weather pattern will bring pleasant, dry weather right through the holiday weekend. Getting warmer next week with highs well into the 80s.

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Today: Partly cloudy Highs: 72 to 78 Wind: W 10 to 15 mph Tonight: Clear and cool Lows: 42 to 52 Wind: Light Friday: Mostly sunny Highs: 73 to 80 Wind: WNW 5 to 10 mph Friday Night Fireworks Time: Clear Temps: 65 to 70 Wind: Light Extended: Saturday: 4th of July! Partly cloudy Lows: 45 to 55 Highs: 78 to 85 Sunday: Partly cloudy Lows: 50s Highs: 75 to 82 Monday: Mostly sunny Lows: 50s Highs: 80s Hyper-Extended: Tuesday: Partly cloudy Lows: 55 to 65 Highs: 80s Wednesday: Partly sunny Chance for showers, t-storms Lows: 60s Highs: 80s

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(((The US women's world cup team has arrived in Vancouver ready for Sunday's championship game. Their opponent was determined tonight. England and Japan meeting in the World Cup semifinals in Edmonton Alberta. This was a good one. Both teams getting penalty kicks and both teams making good on those opportunities. Japan taking the 1-0 lead in the 31st minute. It stays 1-1 until second half stoppage time, watch this, England's Laura Bassett tries to block the lead pass but it ends up going off the crossbar, crossing the goaline. An own goal in the final minute of the game. Japan wins, 2-1 and will face team USA Sunday in a rematch of the 2011 title game in Germany won by Japan. --- The Lake Monsters opening up a 6 game road trip tonight at Tri City. A good start for the Monsters, top of the second, Trace Loehr sends this one to left center. 2 runs come home. Vermont has a 2-0 lead after 2. A tough outing for Monsters starter, Jonathan Massad, he cruises through the first couple of innings, but ends up falling apart from there allowing 4 earned runs in 5 and 2 third innings. He gives up 3 homerun balls. Tri City scores 8 unanswered runs and beat the Monsters, 8-2. The Mountaineers were washed out last night. --- It's been nearly three years since Woodstock's Keegan Bradley won a PGA Tour event, but maybe his victory this week in Rhode Island is enough to get him going again on tour.Bradley and his playing partner, former high school teammate and roommate jon curran won the CVS Charity classic in Barrington Tuesday. The victory means more than likely Bradley and Curran will be back next year to defend their crown. Could this also mean bye-bye phil Mickelson and hello Jon Curran when it comes to teaming up on a grander stage. --- (((Keegan Bradley/"We're both americans and hopefully someday we'll be able to do that in a Ryder Cup of a Presidents Cup. I think we'd be a great team in the teams to come. Good partnerships, especially in best ball, are super hard to come by, especially in those events. I think this shows that we'd be a good team in the future."))) --- That's it for now, Scott Fleishman, channel 3 sports, have a great day.)))

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This morning 3 Minute Wrap. Getting you up to speed every morning -- in just 3 minutes.

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3-thousand workers in Essex Junction are keeping their jobs -- as IBM becomes GlobalFoundries. And Company executives says -- they're ready to hire more chip manufactureres and engineers. Global Foundries officials say the Vermont location will make a specific type of semiconductors -- different from their other plants in Malta and Fishkill -- increasing the Essex Junction facility's value to the multi-national company. Executives say that in order to keep the semiconductor made in Essex viable on the market -- they must continue to invest in the plant. They admitted that investment could be in the billions of dollars.

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This morning -- a Morristown man begins what could be a life-sentence -- for molesting and sexually assaulting three young girls. 72-year-old Alton "Sonny" McFarlane pleaded guilty to sexual assault and lewd and lascivious conduct against children. In a revised plea deal Wednesday -- a judge sentenced him to 10 to 35 years in prison. Police say McFarlane's victims ranged in age from 6 to 14. His sexual abuse spanned 40 years -- preying on those closest to him. Typically, Channel 3 does not identify victims of sexual assault. But in this case, the victims invited our cameras into the courtroom.

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SOT ((Judge Dennis Pearson 00:26:19 you have committed some of the most devious and offensive crimes that are known to our community or to any civilized people. You have sexually violated your own daughter, numerous times, repeatedly. And then to make it worse if it could be any worse you have conducted yourself with the same errant and deviant behavior with the next generation of your own family."))

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Tonight at 6 -- Jennifer Costa -- sits down with McFarlane's daughter -- to talk about the sexual abuse -- and what she wants other survivors to know. It's an interview you'll only see on Channel 3.

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We're in a new month -- and there are new laws in effect in Vermont. The revenge porn law makes it illegal to knowingly share a nude image without a person's consent. Changes to the sex offender registry means the Courts -- not the department of public safety -- will decide if a convict is named on the registry. The state's hands-free law closes a loophole -- you can no longer use devices while at stop signs or stop lights. And you'll shell out more cash for that soda -- the state's 6-percent sales tax is also now in effect.

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Greece is bracing for more chaos on the streets. The Greek government and its creditors have halted talks on resolving the country's debt crisis until this weekend. The country's finance minister says the two sides are "very close" to agreeing on cost-cutting reforms ...but that further negotiations are needed.

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And the Justice Department is investigating several airlines for possibly working together to limit the number of available seats..to keep air fares high. The government has requested information from carriers as part of its anti-trust probe. The average price for domestic airfare over the past six years is up 13-percent annually.

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

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The rain is finally over. Big change in the weather pattern will bring pleasant, dry weather right through the holiday weekend. Getting warmer next week with highs well into the 80s.

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Chicken Tinga 3 tablespoons oil 1 cup minced chorizo 1/2 white onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1 large can chopped tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon crumbled dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper, or more to taste 2 tablespoons sauce from chipotle chiles in adobo sauce 1-2 whole chipotle chile in adobo sauce, optional 5 cups cooked shredded chicken To Serve (quantities as desired): Corn tostadas, store bought or home made Refried beans Shredded iceberg lettuce Queso fresco or cotija, crumbled Mexican avocado slices Heat the oil in a large and deep pan over medium heat; once it is hot but not smoking, stir in chorizo and onion; cook until soft and translucent, for about 5 to 6 minutes. Stir in the garlic and cook until the onion and garlic mixture becomes fragrant and lightly browned, about 1 minute. Pour the tomatoes on top and add the oregano, marjoram, thyme, salt, black pepper and the chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (if you want more heat add an entire chipotle chile in adobo sauce). Let it simmer, stirring now and then, until it seasons and deepens to a deep red color, about 10 to 12 minutes. You may want to partially cover the pan as the sauce will want to jump out onto your burners. Add the shredded chicken and combine it with the sauce. Let it cook, occasionally stirring, until the chicken has absorbed almost all of the juices and the mixture is moist but not juicy. To assemble the Tostadas: Spread refried beans on a tostada, add the chicken tinga mixture, top with shredded lettuce, avocado slices, crumbled cheese and, if you want some, cream too. You may also serve with salsa verde on the side.

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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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3-thousand workers in Essex Junction are keeping their jobs -- as IBM becomes GlobalFoundries. And company executives say -- they're ready to hire more chip manufactureres and engineers. Alex Apple has more -- on how GlobalFoundries says its committed -- for the long haul.

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Global Foundries executives have a message for their new employees in Vermont: your jobs are here to stay. ((Brian Harrison/Global Foundries 16:15 they are now in an organization where they the individuals are at the core of what we do.)) At the Essex Junction plant, the multi-national company will make semiconductors -- like ones used in cell phones and computers. 3000 former IBM employees are now Global Foundries workers. ((19:38 Apple: from global foundries perspective, what assurance can they get that they are going to continue to invest in this plant and continue to employ people here in Essex what would you say to that? Brian Harrison/Global Foundries: Our outlook for the Burlington community here, we call it FAB9, is very bright. There is a strong, clear leadership position.)) The tech giant also operates plants in Malta and Fishkill, New York. They've invested 10 billion dollars in Malta -- and it's still growing. That worries some Vermonters -- who fear further investment THERE -- may mean the Essex Junction plant is no longer necessary. Meaning jobs could be lost to the Malta plant. ((31:48 Apple: that those plants would grow to a size where you would no longer need the plant here in Essex is that a feasible scenario down the road? Brian Harrison/Global Foundries: 32:35 So in your hypothetical case even if we wanted to, it's not capable to run those technologies and products so there is no plausible scenario that says we can do that 32:53)) Brian Harrison is the Senior Vice President for integrating the IBM plant with Global Foundries -- he said the Vermont employees will make a completely different type of semiconductor than the ones produced in Malta. Harrison even committed to further investment in the Vermont wing of Global Foundries. ((20:44 Brian Harrison/Global Foundries: we will make investments and we've already been part of investment that took place prior to the transition and closing to add capacity here in Burlington)). ((AA Channel 3 News))

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A Morristown man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for molesting and sexually assaulting three young girls. 72 year old Alton "Sonny" McFarlane pleaded guilty to sexual assault and lewd and lascivious conduct against children. In a revised plea deal Wednesday -- a judge sentenced him to 10 to 35 years. Police say McFarlane's victims ranged in age from 6 to 14. His sexual abuse spanned 40 years -- preying on those closest to him. Typically, Channel 3 does not identify victims of sexual assault. But in this case, the victims invited our cameras into the courtroom.

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SOT ((Judge Dennis Pearson 00:26:19 you have committed some of the most devious and offensive crimes that are known to our community or to any civilized people. You have sexually violated your own daughter, numerous times, repeatedly. And then to make it worse if it could be any worse you have conducted yourself with the same errant and deviant behavior with the next generation of your own family.")) The judge says it's unlikely McFarlane will successfully complete the necessary sex offender treatment -- for an early release. Coming up tonight at 6 -- Jennifer Costa -- sits down with McFarlane's daughter -- to talk about the sexual abuse -- and what she wants other survivors to know. It's an interview you'll only see on Channel 3.

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As State Police searched for the gunman after a shooting in Westford Monday -- they said there was no threat to public safety. But after the attack, the alleged shooter apparently took the bus -- with a cocked and loaded handgun. 31-year-old Veronica Lewis allegedly walked from the scene of the shooting to a bus stop, riding with the weapon -- to Montpelier. Lewis has a lengthy criminal history -- and has been found incompetent to stand trial previously by New York courts -- because of mental illness. State Police Captain J-P Sinclair says the stress of deciding whether the public should be warned hangs over almost every death investigation -- and police must use the facts available at the time. In this case, troopers responded to a call for a hit and run -- not a shooting -- which contributed to the threat assessment. Sinclair says had they known then what they do now, a warning would have been issued to the public -- but training cannot teach perfect foresight.

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(00:09:50:00) ((Capt. J.P. Sinclair - Vermont State Police: At the time, if we had the gift of hindsight to know everything we know back in stage one of the investigation, certainly we would like to get the information out so people could take logical, common sense steps to protect themselves :03 that's always a luxury we never have )) Investigators did have Lewis' name and lengthy rap-sheet at that time -- but he says her name is common enough -- that they did not want to jump to conclusions. Lewis was arrested Tuesday at Hundred Acres Homestead -- the therapeutic residence in Montpelier -- where she's lived since January.

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The manhunt may be over but the investigation into how David Sweat and Richard Matt escaped from Clinton Correctional is only just beginning. The maximum security prison in Dannemora is cleaning house. A slew of new senior officials and major changes taking shape at the facility. Rose Spillman has the details.

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Officials say inmates Richard Matt and David Sweat were the first prisoners to successfully escape of the maximum security facility at Clinton Correctional in Dannemora, New York in over 100 years. Now the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision is making big changes to ensure it won't happen again. Saranac Lake Resident Sandra Winderl says the prison made one big mistake with Matt and Sweat by allowing them to live on an honor block. (07:07:58 0013) ((Sandra Winderl/Saranac Lake, NY "Those two murderers should not have had the privileges they had. I've never heard of such a thing as prisoners that killed and slaughtered to wear regular clothes and have the freedom of walking all around free. That's wrong." 07:08:12)) GFX: On Wednesday, the DOCCS announced that Clinton Correctional was following stricter rules that included the elimination of the "honor block" where Matt and Swatt had special priveledges. They also announced that prisoners cells are now being searched weekly, including regular inspections of the catwalks behind the cells. Bed checks are being done randomly throughout the night. Construction job boxes are being kept in secured areas where inmates cannot reach them, and security gates are being installed in the prison's tunnels. (07:05:58 0013) ((Sandra Winderl/Saranac Lake, NY "there had to be more help there than what is being said, cause this has been going on for a wwhile. They had this all planned." 07:06:07) Employees Joyce Mitchell and Gene Palmer have been arrested since the escape, but a dozen employees were suspended, including superintendent Steven Racette. On Wednesday the DOCCS announced that Racette was being replaced by Michael Kirkpatrick , who was the First Deputy Superintendent the correctional center in Elmira. (07:09:10 0014) ((Assemblywoman Janet Duprey/ "He's only been there a little over a year. He's brought the place back amazingly, really was straightening it up. You can't turn everything around in a year." 07:09:23)) Assemblywoman Janet Duprey says she had encouraged Racette to lead the prison over a year ago. Now, she's disappointed to see him taking the blame. (07:09:33 0014) ((Assemblywoman Janet Duprey/ "Incredibly disappointed that at least we didnt wait until the IG's report came out and see what the circumstances were. I mean nobody that has over 1,000 employees and 3,000 inmates can know what's happening every day." 07:09:50)) Officials have been interviewing Sweat about the escape, who told them he had a few close calls while on the run from authorities. At one point he told them that he hid in a hunting stand just above where officers were searching. Yet after 23 days on the run, he was finally apprehended. Rose Spillman, Channel 3 News, Dannemora, New York.

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Several new laws you should know about taking effect this month. The revenge porn law makes it illegal to knowingly share a nude image without a person's consent. Changes to the sex offender registry -- the Courts -- not the department of public safety will decide if a convict is named on the registry. The state's hands-free law closes a loophole -- you can no longer use devices while at stop signs or stop lights. And you'll shell out more cash for that soda -- the state's 6-percent sales tax also went into effect today.

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(anchors introduce gary) The rain is finally over. Big change in the weather pattern will bring pleasant, dry weather right through the holiday weekend. Getting warmer next week with highs well into the 80s.

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Today: Partly cloudy Highs: 72 to 78 Wind: W 10 to 15 mph Tonight: Clear and cool Lows: 42 to 52 Wind: Light Friday: Mostly sunny Highs: 73 to 80 Wind: WNW 5 to 10 mph Friday Night Fireworks Time: Clear Temps: 65 to 70 Wind: Light Extended: Saturday: 4th of July! Partly cloudy Lows: 45 to 55 Highs: 78 to 85 Sunday: Partly cloudy Lows: 50s Highs: 75 to 82 Monday: Mostly sunny Lows: 50s Highs: 80s Hyper-Extended: Tuesday: Partly cloudy Lows: 55 to 65 Highs: 80s Wednesday: Partly sunny Chance for showers, t-storms Lows: 60s Highs: 80s

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Celebrating the Idependence Day -- often invovles iconic firework displays. But for some of the men and women who fought to keep this country free -- those firework booms -- can take them back to a war zone. Hena Daniels explains -- how one group is doing its part to help these veterans suffering from PTSD.

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(PKG) -nats- For many people across the country, the sight and sound of fireworks brings to mind the joy of Independence Day. But for Eric Calley, it's a different story. (SOT Eric Calley/ Iraq War Vet) You hear that boom. It can trigger you right back into something...a place where you don't want to go. An Iraq war vet, Calley suffers from PTSD. For him, the loud blasts on July 4th trigger painful flashbacks of combat. And he's not alone: (Matthew Oliver) "People don't, you know they just blow it off. 'It's just fireworks.' Yeah ok, when you're getting rocketed and getting shot at it's not fun." Ahead of the holiday, Indiana based nonprofit 'Military with PTSD' is doing its part to help vets with PTSD cope with their anxiety. So far, the group has given out more than 2-thousand of these signs. It reads -- Combat Veteran lives here. Please be courteous with fireworks. Shawn Gourley started the campaign. (SOT) Somebody's helping them communicate what they can't communicate with others The Department of Veteran Affairs estimates 11-to-20 percent of those who served in Iraq or Afghanistan suffer from PTSD in a given year. Doctors say lots of things can trigger symptoms. (SOT) It can be a sight, sound, smell. It's usually the things that people are not expecting Some vets say signs like these will help make the holiday a lot easier to celebrate. Hena Daniels CBS News.

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A man apparently fell into the sewer system in Syracuse, New York and drowned. Crews worked to try and find the 28-year-old. Police say the road was flooded with waist-high water from heavy rains. The mayor of Syracuse says it appears the man, a good samaritan, was helping a woman by pushing her stuck car when he fell into a manhole. It's believed the manhole cover was washed away in the flooding.

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Officials in Maine used a drone to deliver a life jacket to a boy stranded on a rock in the middle of a river. Two boys needed to be rescued Tuesday after their tube overturned. Only one was wearing a life jacket. Auburn Fire Chief Frank Roma says a drone was used to get a line to the boys so they could pull down a life jacket. With both boys safely in life vests, two rescuers paddled out to them. Both were uninjured. The chief says he's getting calls from fire departments across the county, asking how he used the drone, and if he plans to use it in future rescues.

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A Pennsylvania trucker is being recognized -- for more than her driving. Overdrive magazine awarded Joanne Fatta the most beautiful trucker. She beat out 86 other truck drivers. Fatta is a single mom and a breast cancer survivor who has been in the trucking business for 15 years. She says it was a struggle in the beginning.

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((Joanne Fatta/Most Beautiful Truck Driver, "I'm representing women, I'm representing the company, I'm representing all of the people that have supported me and the town. So, that's really neat. It is just something you have to do a little bit differently then how the men do and handle yourself differently, but it's amazing then how you are accepted after awhile.")) According to Overdrive magazine, just seven percent of America's three million professional truck drivers are women.

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It's a move some New Englanders are finding offensive, McDonalds is getting into the lobster business. The fast-food chain is testing a lobster roll this summer. It will run you about 8 bucks and comes in at under 300 calories. You'll only be able to find the McLobster in states across New England. The company will sell the roll through mid- August.

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And Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says he wants Facebook to be able to read your mind. During a Q&A on his profile page, Zuckerberg claims computers will eventually be so advanced they'll be able to send thoughts to friends. For now, we'll have to settle for headsets like the Oculus Rift. Facebook owns Oculus, so it comes as no surprise Zuckerberg says the next major computing and communication platform will be virtual reality. He's also focused on developing artificial intelligence so the system can better understand the meaning of your posts.

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The rain is finally over. Big change in the weather pattern will bring pleasant, dry weather right through the holiday weekend. Getting warmer next week with highs well into the 80s.

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The popularity of indoor tanning -- is fading... Slightly. Eboni Williams has that health story -- and more.

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PKG: ((NARR-1)) EATING OUT CAN EXPAND YOUR WAISTLINE. A UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS PROFESSOR STUDIED EIGHT YEARS OF NUTRITION DATA IN THE U.S. HE FOUND WHILE DINERS AT RESTAURANTS TOOK IN MORE NUTRIENTS THAN FAST FOOD CUSTOMERS... *BOTH GROUPS CONSUMED MORE CHOLESTEROL, SODIUM AND SATURATED FAT THAN PEOPLE WHO ATE AT HOME. ((NARR-2)) A NEW STUDY IN THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION FINDS MENOPAUSAL WOMEN HAVE A *LOWER RISK OF DYING FROM HEART DISEASE THAN MEN. HOWEVER, THE STUDY FOUND THE DIFFERENCE IS LESS PRONOUNCED FOR BLACK WOMEN. DOCTORS RECOMMEND *ALL WOMEN TAKE PREVENTATIVE HEALTHY STEPS, SINCE HEART DISEASE IS THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF DEATH IN WOMEN. ((NARR-3)) AND MORE AMERICANS ARE STAYING AWAY FROM INDOOR TANNING. A STUDY IN JAMA DERMATOLOGY FINDS INDOOR TANNING RATES DROPPED FROM 5 and a half PERCENT IN 2010 .... TO 4.2 PERCENT IN 2013. AND THOSE ARE SOME OF THE DAY'S TOP HEALTH STORIES. EBONI WILLIAMS, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.

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In the headlines this morning A new rehab center opens in Southern Vermont. Essex and Westford looking to merge school districts Plus-- A Vermont company bringing drinkable water to our neighbors to the south.

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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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Starting today -- patients will be able to move into the new rehab center at Mount Ascutney Hospital. What once was used as a nursing home -- the new hospital space offers innovative rehab rooms for patients. Hospital administrators say they utilized both indoor and outdoor space. The new improvements were made possible by campaigning and fundraising.

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Windsor company Seldon Technologies has signed a contract to provide water purification devices to Mexican public schools. Senator Patrick Leahy -- along with Seldon's general manager -- joined officials from a Mexican based water fountain manufacturer. They say the new partnership will provide as many as five hundred thousand water filters -- which will eliminate bacteria and other organisms harmful to human health.

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(TC 08:22:04:06 Title 0632)((Shawn Montgomery/Seldon Technologies General Manager: "We believe that developing innovative technologies and portable and sustainable water purification products can help to alleviate these problems is a critical need. Improvements in drinking water quality and household water treatments such as point of use can lead to a reduction in associated rates of disease and death." 08:22:23:14)) Representatives say the systems will be going in both rural and urban schools.

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The Coventry landfill will be open for another decade. The new certification allows the plant to take in 600-thousand tons of waste each year for the 10 years. Plans are also in the works for the landfill to expand south -- towards the airport.

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This morning the White River Junction Vet Center will officially launch operations at their new location. An 11AM ceremony will include both New Hampshire and Vermont officials. The Vet Center provides readjustment counseling for combat veterans and military sexual trauma victims. The center has moved to a new 5,000-square-foot, handicap accessible facility. Later in the afternoon, from 1-4PM, the center will host an information session called Summer of Service for volunteers who want to get involved in helping vets.

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(anchors introduce gary) The rain is finally over. Big change in the weather pattern will bring pleasant, dry weather right through the holiday weekend. Getting warmer next week with highs well into the 80s.

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Today: Partly cloudy Highs: 72 to 78 Wind: W 10 to 15 mph Tonight: Clear and cool Lows: 42 to 52 Wind: Light Friday: Mostly sunny Highs: 73 to 80 Wind: WNW 5 to 10 mph Friday Night Fireworks Time: Clear Temps: 65 to 70 Wind: Light Extended: Saturday: 4th of July! Partly cloudy Lows: 45 to 55 Highs: 78 to 85 Sunday: Partly cloudy Lows: 50s Highs: 75 to 82 Monday: Mostly sunny Lows: 50s Highs: 80s Hyper-Extended: Tuesday: Partly cloudy Lows: 55 to 65 Highs: 80s Wednesday: Partly sunny Chance for showers, t-storms Lows: 60s Highs: 80s

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Well, we always hear bigger doesn't always necessarily mean better. But a committee studying consolidating a group of schools in Chittenden County says it is. Members voted this week in favor of a combined school district for Essex, Essex Junction and Westford. Logan Crawford reports.

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After months of debate over consolidating three school districts into one -- many community members are starting to see potential benefits. (TC 00:06:16:14 Tile 2584) ((Cindy Rickson/Essex "Share ideas, resources policies protocols and a school board and a united group of people that can make decisions on behalf of the students in the whole area." 00:06:29:27)) This proposed union of schools in Essex, Essex Junction and Westford comes after the new education law signed last month. No schools would close. But if residents votes yes -- there will be a single school board for these four-thousand students. Supporters say it would mean tax breaks for residents -- and savings for the schools. (TC 00:13:49:23 Tile 2588) ((Brian O'Regan/Committee Moderator "The conservative estimate by the consolidation of the 2 central offices is a little over a million dollars. The expectation would be once a new board was elected they would continue to look at cost savings." 00:14:01:26)) Some residents voiced concern that one school board wouldn't be enough to govern such a large school body -- and attend to every individual group's needs. (TC 00:17:18:19 Tile 2588) ((Brian O'Regan/Committee Moderator "20 people heard enough that this was not going to be a challenge for a new board to truly be able to manage and govern, provide good stewardship to the school system." 00:17:33:01)) Supporters of the plan think one big school district will improve education for students -- with a united curriculum and more opportunities for students. Advocates say the potential success of this might show others in the state consolidation can work. (TC 00:07:01:08 Tile 2584) ((Cindy Rickson/Essex "If they could share what they provided with my daughter with someone else who needed those accommodations and were able to do that, that would be amazing." 00:07:09:17)) If all three towns vote yes to the merger in November -- a five year tax incentive plan would apply to all residents. The first year is expected to save residents hundreds in property taxes. Logan Crawford, Channel 3 News, Essex Junction. -3-

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(((The US women's world cup team has arrived in Vancouver ready for Sunday's championship game. Their opponent was determined tonight. England and Japan meeting in the World Cup semifinals in Edmonton Alberta. This was a good one. Both teams getting penalty kicks and both teams making good on those opportunities. Japan taking the 1-0 lead in the 31st minute. It stays 1-1 until second half stoppage time, watch this, England's Laura Bassett tries to block the lead pass but it ends up going off the crossbar, crossing the goaline. An own goal in the final minute of the game. Japan wins, 2-1 and will face team USA Sunday in a rematch of the 2011 title game in Germany won by Japan. --- The Lake Monsters opening up a 6 game road trip tonight at Tri City. A good start for the Monsters, top of the second, Trace Loehr sends this one to left center. 2 runs come home. Vermont has a 2-0 lead after 2. A tough outing for Monsters starter, Jonathan Massad, he cruises through the first couple of innings, but ends up falling apart from there allowing 4 earned runs in 5 and 2 third innings. He gives up 3 homerun balls. Tri City scores 8 unanswered runs and beat the Monsters, 8-2. The Mountaineers were washed out last night. --- It's been nearly three years since Woodstock's Keegan Bradley won a PGA Tour event, but maybe his victory this week in Rhode Island is enough to get him going again on tour.Bradley and his playing partner, former high school teammate and roommate jon curran won the CVS Charity classic in Barrington Tuesday. The victory means more than likely Bradley and Curran will be back next year to defend their crown. Could this also mean bye-bye phil Mickelson and hello Jon Curran when it comes to teaming up on a grander stage. --- (((Keegan Bradley/"We're both americans and hopefully someday we'll be able to do that in a Ryder Cup of a Presidents Cup. I think we'd be a great team in the teams to come. Good partnerships, especially in best ball, are super hard to come by, especially in those events. I think this shows that we'd be a good team in the future."))) --- That's it for now, Scott Fleishman, channel 3 sports, have a great day.)))

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The rain is finally over. Big change in the weather pattern will bring pleasant, dry weather right through the holiday weekend. Getting warmer next week with highs well into the 80s.

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After battling cancer for years -- a Poultney man built a sanctuary to help others heal. Now -- he's off to Washington D.C. to share his message. And he's making the trek -- with nothing more than his two feet -- and 4 words. Here's Eliza Larson.

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(TC 07:56:58:08 Title 0600)((Donald Duncan/Walking to Washington D.C.: "it's four words; your will, not mine." 07:57:02:24)) This four word prayer has gotten Donald Duncan through what he calls his darkest days. (TC 07:30:01:10 Title 0599)((Donald Duncan/Walking to Washington D.C.: "I truly thought I was dying and I believed it." 07:30:04:10)) The 65-year-old has battled two forms of cancer; skin cancer that went undetected for many years -- and colon cancer -- a fight he thought he was going to lose. (TC 07:37:20:20 Title 0599)((Donald Duncan/Walking to Washington D.C.: "turn to Christ and you ask him for the direction in which you go. Which doctor, which advice you listen to, which advice you don't listen to. Pray to him, be still and wait for an answer." 07:37:34:20)) Duncan says God answered by telling him to stop his radiation therapy and go back to chemo. HE SAYS HE'S been cured -- and now shares his faith with others. (NATS) DUNCAN and and his wife Ann built an outdoor sanctuary behind their house in Poultney. They call it the House of Angels -- it's open to the public for prayer -- worship -- and healing. They say many have come to the sanctuary and have felt something during their visits. From here -- Duncan will take his first steps TOWARD Washington D.C. On Monday to share his message of faith. He's calling it the "Heal America Walk." He says God gave him the idea two years ago. (TC 07:43:49:25 Title 0599)((Donald Duncan/Walking to Washington D.C.: "he said, put a bible on your chest. Walk to Washington. Declare me, the power, the blessing, and the grace that's made this country prosperous and great." 07:44:04:20)) He says the trip will take him six to eight weeks. He's not raising money for his journey. (TC 07:44:11:19 Title 0599)((Donald Duncan/Walking to Washington D.C.: "I love God most of all but I love this nation. And I love the people in it." 07:44:20:00)) He hopes it's God's will to get him to Washington safely. Eliza Larson. Channel 3 News. Poultney.

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3-thousand workers in Essex Junction are keeping their jobs -- as IBM becomes Global Foundries. Company executives says -- they're ready to hire more chip manufactureres and engineers. Global Foundries officials say the Vermont location will make a specific type of semi-conductors -- different from their other plants in Malta and Fishkill -- increasing the Essex Junction facility's value to the multi-national company. Executives say that in order to keep the semiconductor made in Essex viable on the market -- they must continue to invest in the plant. They say that investment could be in the billions of dollars.

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We're in a new month -- and there are new laws in effect in Vermont. The revenge porn law makes it illegal to knowingly share a nude image without a person's consent. Changes to the sex offender registry means the Courts -- not the department of public safety -- will decide if a convict is named on the registry. The state's hands-free law closes a loophole -- you can no longer use devices while at stop signs or stop lights. And you'll shell out more cash for that soda -- the state's 6-percent sales tax is also now in effect.

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This morning the White River Junction Vet Center will officially launch operations at their new location. An 11AM ceremony will include both New Hampshire and Vermont officials. The Vet Center provides readjustment counseling for combat veterans and military sexual trauma victims. The center has moved to a new 5,000-square-foot, handicap accessible facility. Later in the afternoon, from 1-4PM, the center will host an information session called Summer of Service for volunteers who want to get involved in helping vets.

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The rain is finally over. Big change in the weather pattern will bring pleasant, dry weather right through the holiday weekend. Getting warmer next week with highs well into the 80s.


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