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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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Monday morning -- Vermonters heard the news many had been expecing for a long time... that IBM is calling it quits in Essex Junction. The company announced has finalized a deal to transfer its semiconductor division to GlobalFoundries. Under the deal, GlobalFoundries will take over the IBM chip plants in Essex Junction and East Fishkill, New York. That includes about 9000 employees at the two plants. IBM will pay Global one-point-five billion dollars to take the chip-making business off its books. Global will also gain -- the know-how and patents that have made IBM a leader in microprocessor manufacturing.

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About 4-thousand people work at the Essex Junction plant. Governor Shumlin is calling the deal "good news for Vermont" That's after a meeting with the Global Foundries CEO. Darren Perron has the details.

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((nats: governor walking into room)) The governor gathered business leaders, lawmakers and administration officials for an historic announcement. After 57 years in Essex Junction, IBM says its leaving Vermont. ((Gov. Shumlin: 00:16:23 We all know in the past few years there has been a lot of uncertainty at IBM in the chip making business.)) But now -- the governor says the deal -- for GLOBALFOUNDRIES to take over IBM's Essex Junction plant -- provides economic stability in the region. And job security -- for the 4000 current IBM employees. ((Gov. Shumlin: 3:00 So it was hugely reassuring.)) He says the CEO reassured him -- the jobs would stay in Vermont. ((Gov. Shumlin: 9:05 We want to stay right here and work with them and not ask them to go somewhere else. That's the good news.)) Monday afternoon Governor Shumlin met with GLOBALFOUNDRIES CEO -- who's visiting the Essex Junction facility -- and meeting workers. And he says, THAT'S why GLOBAL agreed to the deal. The workforce. GLOBALFOUNDRIES can't keep up with demand for its chips. But the company is NOT making any longterm commitments to the state. Company spokesperson Travis Bullard tells me.... "The bottom line is that we need the IBM workforce - the real value of the business to us is the people ..." " ... While it's almost impossible for any business to make open-ended commitments, we can say that we have no plans to reduce the workforce at this time ..." "We have not made any long-term decisions about the future of these facilities, but GLOBALFOUNDRIES will operate the plants for the foreseeable future." ((5:30 Gov Shumlin: I think GLOBALFOUNDRIES is being very cautious and they should be. No company can say in this market, hey you know, we can guarantee you we will be here the rest of our lives. What they can say and what they said, is we have a product here that no one else is making like you are in Vermont, the demand right now outstrips the supply, you've got a workforce we believe in and is superior to any we imagine having and we are really excited to be in this business. 5:59 So, what it means is we are moving from a company that wasn't really a chip manufacturer anymore. It was a teeny slice of their business. To one that really does this.)) The governor did NOT discuss with the CEO whether Global will offer the same benefits and pay to employees. ((12:17 DARREN Any infrastructure promises as part of these talks today? They are still trying to sort out the infrastructure questions. 12:40 Obviously we want to help them with any infrastructure needs going forward. ))

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Many say IBM is at the heart of Essex Junction. Not only is it a huge employer and taxpayer -- but responsible for a large portion of the population. Residents we talked to are sorry to see the company go after decades in Vermont.

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(01:04:08 Carl Houghton/Essex Jct.)(("Chittenden County really prospered because of IBM. The whole state prospered because of IBM. Now we don't have that anymore.")) (01:16:25 Benjamin Esancy/Essex Jct.)(("Good paying jobs are few and far between in Vermont. It's very important for the community to have those kind of jobs.")) (01:19:48 Troy Cirillo/Essex Jct.)(("Those jobs are hard to come by now. Whether it's at Fairpoint, IBM, Green Mountain Power, wherever. You know it's a skilled work force.")) For continuing coverage of today's developments at IBM -- stay connected with us here on WCAX ,WCAX.com, Facebook and Twitter.

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In other news this morning... Burlington College leaders have a plan they hope will save the school from financial ruin. Interim President Mike Smith says of the 32 acres of land purchased from the Catholic diocese in 20-10 -- the school will sell 25 of it to developer Eric Farrell. The college will keep seven acres. Smith says Farrell will assume the schools 3.5 million dollar debt to the Diocese -- and pay the college an additional 3.5 million. That money will be used to pay down other debts. Smith says the deal will lower the school's total debt of eleven million dollars--to just over 4 million.

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(01:25:12) ((Mike Smith "it allows us to move forward in a way that allows us to think of strategies where we can look at long term growth here in terms of enrollment, in terms of maybe consortiums with other small colleges, that we can look at an have some time to look at in a strategic and thoughtful way.")) (01:25:35) A development project with Farrell was in the works under former college President Christine Plunkett -- but Smith says that one was a much smaller deal. Smith says it would not have netted the school enough to substantially reduce its debt.

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The South Burlington teachers strike is officially over. Teachers and the school board decided on a three-year contract with an 8 percent total compensation raise for teachers --- and a 16 percent contribution to health care for the first year... 17 in the next two. There's no word yet on what this new deal means for taxpayers' wallets.

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Today -- the jury will hear closing arguments in the murder trial of Allen Prue. The Waterford snow plow driver and his wife are accused of killing 33 year old Melissa Jenkins in 2012. The defense took less than a day to present its evidence -- claiming Patricia Prue was the mastermind behind the crime. They'll try to convince the jury she -- not Allen -- killed the St. J teacher in a fit of jealous rage. And their defense started with testimony from a former inmate -- who served time with Prue's wife.

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((Amy Beede/former inmate 01:45:32 "she clenched her fists and she said my husband did not kill Melissa Jenkins." 01:47:12 "she told me when she opened that door she grabbed Melissa by the hair and pulled her in the car and was strangling her.")) The prosecution tried to block the jury from hearing Beede's testimony -- calling her an unreliable witness.

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: mainly 40s, some low 50s south, some upper 30s north NE temps/radar: lots of 40s & 50s; showers have moved in U.S. Clouds/radar: clipper system hitting the coast, will stall Forecast clouds/precip: the storm will sit and spin for days, strengthening, bringing more rain and wind through the week

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Today: Showers Highs: 47 to 54 Wind: SE to N 5 to 15 mph Tonight: Periods of rain Lows: 42 to 48 Wind: N 5 to 15 mph Wednesday: Periods of rain Breezy Highs: 47 to 54 Wind: NNE 10 to 20 mph Extended: Thursday: Periods of rain Breezy Lows: 40s Highs: 45 to 55 Friday: Showers Lows: 38 to 48 Highs: 45 to 55 Saturday: Chance for AM showers Some clearing late Lows: 38 to 48 Highs: 45 to 55 Hyper-Extended: Sunday: Partly sunny Chance for showers Lows: 35 to 45 Highs: 50s Monday: Partly cloudy Lows: 35 to 45 Highs: 55 to 62

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Federal health officials now say all health care workers should be covered from head to toe when treating Ebola patients. Susan McGinnis has the latest.

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(PKG script) While 260 people in the U.S. are still being monitored by the Centers for Disease Control for Ebola symptoms, The agency issued new steps to ensure no more U-S health care workers contract the virus. CDC director Tom Frieden announced the revised standards yesterday. Among them: that healthcare workers use protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed, and use a respirator... (SOT voice of Dr. Tom Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) One of the critical aspects of these guidelines is a very structured way of doing that step by step which is supervised and in a way ritualized so that it is done the same way each time with standardized equipment. The guidelines come after two nurses who treated Ebola patient Thomas Duncan became infected. While it's still unclear how they contracted the virus, Health officials say the greatest risk lies in how healthcare workers remove their protective gear. (SOT Dr. Michael Anderson/ Chief Medical Officer, University Hospitals Cleveland) If there is some sort of fluid on the front of the gown and you take it off and come into contact with that gown, that could be a deadly mistake. (STANDUP) The CDC last updated its guidelines for Ebola treatment over the summer but admits the infection of the two nurses proves they were inadequate. The agency also plans to ramp up training of healthcare personnel across the country to help prevent more transmissions. And now a trained monitor *must* supervise workers putting their equipment on and taking it off. Susan McGinnis CBS News Washington.

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8 people were rushed to the hospital -- after a dump truck collided with a Pennsylvania school bus. Police say the truck rolled through a stop sign Monday morning -- and crashed into the side of the bus -- causing it to roll over. Police say the bus was carrying children with special needs. Four students and four adults were all taken to the hospital to be checked out. No one was seriously hurt.

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New York's Lake George is getting sensors to monitor its health. The high-tech offensive is being launched to fight threats to the lake's health. Between 30 to 40 sensors will be placed to collect data and send it to a cutting-edge laboratory. There also will be weather stations and tributary monitors to provide data about water flowing into the lake. Threats to Lake George include road-salt runoff, invasive species and algae.

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Facebook may unfriend the u-s drug enforcement administration. Facebook officials sent a letter to the D-E-A demanding that agents stop impersonating drug users on the popular social media site. The letter follows a Buzzfeed report that detailed how the DEA arrested a woman -- then seized her phone and created a facebook account in her name. An agent posted pictures of the woman with her son on Facebook. She is suing the agent -- but the justice department is backing him up, saying agents have the right to do such things.

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Washing your clothes, with a fraction of the water .... that's an invention from British scientists, who have developed a new washing machine that uses plastic beads to help get stains out of clothes. These washers use the beads and just a little water -- which helps the beads gently rub against the clothes and act like sponges to absorb dirt. One landry chain says the water savings was 60 to 70 percent. And -- you can throw whites and colors into the same load. Major US hotel chains are using the new technology and engineers say they're working on model for American homes they hope to sell within two years.

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If you have to spend the night at an airport in America... LaGuardia is one to avoid. The Guide to Sleeping in airports, a travel website -- has ranked the New York airport the 10th worst airport in the world. Airports are judged on comfort, conveniences, cleanliness, and customer service. Pakistan's international airport took first place for worst airport...

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Almanac: Cool, but dry yesterday Jet stream: Jet stream is in the process of "cutting off" from the main flow here in the northeast. So, the system will just slowly drift, instead of getting pushed along by the main flow. NE temps/radar: lots of 40s & 50s; showers have moved in

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Is cow's milk better than others for children? A new study says it may be -- because other types lack an important vitamin. Eboni Williams has that and today's other top health stories.

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Children who drink rice, almond, soy or goat's milk are more than *twice* as likely to be deficient in vitamin D than children who drink milk from cows. That according to a Canadian study that looked at nearly four thousand kids under the age of six. Scottish researchers say living with a cigarette smoker is like living in a big city with extreme air pollution. They collected data from dozens of homes and found non smokers who lived with smokers were exposed to air that was three times above safe levels. And a study in the journal Circulation finds people who visit their doctor at least twice a year are more likely to keep their blood pressure in check. High blood pressure is a risk factor for heart attack and stroke. Those are some of the day's top health stories. Eboni Williams, CBS News, New York.

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In our headlines this morning -- IBM DEAL -- the details of the company's decision to sell its plant in Essex... FESTIVAL RIOTS -- what police say they were faced with this weekend in Keene... And CRUISER FIRES -- why police now re-examining another case -- previously thought to be an accident

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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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Monday morning -- IBM announced it's is calling it quits in Essex Junction. The company has finalized a deal to offload its semiconductor division to GlobalFoundries. Under the deal, GlobalFoundries will take over the IBM chip plants in Essex Junction and East Fishkill, New York. That includes about 9000 employees at the two plants. IBM will pay Global one-point-five billion dollars to take the chip-making business off its books. Global will also gain -- the know-how and patents that have made IBM a leader in microprocessor manufacturing.

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Many say IBM is at the heart of Essex Junction. Not only is it a huge employer and taxpayer -- but responsible for a large portion of the population. Residents we talked to are sorry to see the company go after decades in Vermont.

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(01:04:08 Carl Houghton/Essex Jct.)(("Chittenden County really prospered because of IBM. The whole state prospered because of IBM. Now we don't have that anymore.")) (01:16:25 Benjamin Esancy/Essex Jct.)(("Good paying jobs are few and far between in Vermont. It's very important for the community to have those kind of jobs.")) (01:19:48 Troy Cirillo/Essex Jct.)(("Those jobs are hard to come by now. Whether it's at Fairpoint, IBM, Green Mountain Power, wherever. You know it's a skilled work force.")) For continuing coverage of these developments at IBM -- stay connected with us here on WCAX ,WCAX.com, Facebook and Twitter.

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In other news this morning... Damage control in Keene -- in the wake of this weekend's riots at the annual pumpkin festival. Police are setting up a task force to investigate violent disturbances, which led to property damage, dozens of arrests, and several injuries. The violence prompted police to use riot gear and tear gas to calm the crowd around Keene State University.

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(:15 ) ((Colonel Robert L. Quinn // Director, Division of NH State Police - "rock, bottles, full bottles. Full liquor bottles, full cans of beer. Billiard balls. Being thrown at Police officers. Potential for serious injury was there. We were lucky they weren't more seriously injured than he was.)) (:35) Officials say several students are now facing charges. Governor Maggie Hassan says she wants the college to hold the students accountable.

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Investigators looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed three Thetford police cruisers -- are re-examining a similar fire in Norwich two years ago. Police have not determined the exact cause of the fire in Thetford that wiped out the town's entire fleet. But they suspect arson. When Norwich lost its three cars to fire in 20-12, investigators concluded it was likely sparked by some kind of mechanical failure. Norwich is the next town to the south of Thetford -- and the coincidence and the close proximity have investigators now looking at both fires.

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A former Waitsfield Elementary School employee is accused of stealing money intended to help students. Kay Marcelle worked in I-T at the school and oversaw the Waitsfield Education Fund before she retired in 2012. State police say the 60-year-old stole money from the non-profit created to buy equipment for the school. Police say they're not sure yet how much she took, but said that the fund at one point had at least 76-thousand dollars... and was closed out with 9-thousand dollars.

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And the board at a White River Junction non-profit is resigning... after an investigation by the Vermont Attorney General into financial mismanagement at the agency. Other Upper Valley groups are now stepping up to coordinate court-ordered visitations that were handled by Emerge Family Advocates until a new board is in place. Emerge has also agreed to an independent review of its finances.

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: mainly 40s, some low 50s south, some upper 30s north NE temps/radar: lots of 40s & 50s; showers have moved in U.S. Clouds/radar: clipper system hitting the coast, will stall Forecast clouds/precip: the storm will sit and spin for days, strengthening, bringing more rain and wind through the week

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Today: Showers Highs: 47 to 54 Wind: SE to N 5 to 15 mph Tonight: Periods of rain Lows: 42 to 48 Wind: N 5 to 15 mph Wednesday: Periods of rain Breezy Highs: 47 to 54 Wind: NNE 10 to 20 mph Extended: Thursday: Periods of rain Breezy Lows: 40s Highs: 45 to 55 Friday: Showers Lows: 38 to 48 Highs: 45 to 55 Saturday: Chance for AM showers Some clearing late Lows: 38 to 48 Highs: 45 to 55 Hyper-Extended: Sunday: Partly sunny Chance for showers Lows: 35 to 45 Highs: 50s Monday: Partly cloudy Lows: 35 to 45 Highs: 55 to 62

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Students were back in class Monday -- as South Burlington teachers and the school board sealed a new deal to end the strike. Shelby Cashman has the details on the new contract that was ten months in the making.

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(00:07:50) ((Ed Levite/South Burlington Resident "I just want to thank you all for your time and effort-- applause)) (00:07:56) Applause from parents--and members of the South Burlington community for their school board --after a teacher strike that lasted more than four days--officially came to an end. Monday afternoon--the teachers union voted to accept a new contract--hammered out by their members--and the board--Saturday. ((NATS of them moving to approve the motion)) The board--followed suit Monday evening. (00:07:01) ((Martin Lalonde "I support this contract, its been a long road to get here. I think it is a fair and reasonable settlement for all the stakeholders.")) (00:07:09) The two sides were at odds over salaries and health benefits. The teachers wanted a higher salary and lower contributions to their health care plan--than the board was willing to give. But in the final deal--both sides made concessions. GFX: In a three year contract--the teachers will receive an 8 percent increase in total compensation. That's lower than the over 10 percent--they were seeking in earlier negotiations--and higher than the 7 percent the board was offering. GFX: Health care contributions? The teachers will contribute 16 percent the first year--and 17 percent in the subsequent 2 years -- again -- not what either side was looking for -- but both agreed to as part of the deal. But some residents--say they are still worried about the lasting effect the first strike in the cities history--will have. (00:19:57) ((Milissa O'Brien "a lot of people are saying they are going to vote no on the budget. And I'm worried.")) (00:20:05) No word yet on how the new contract will effect that budget. I spoke to the teachers chief negotiator and asked him if they were pleased with the deal--his response was that they were happy to be back in the classroom. ((SC Channel 3 News))

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Good morning everyone ... The fall playoff season is here in Vermont... The brackets for the field hockey and boys and girls soccer tournaments were released Monday, with games beginning today around the state... (((TRT: 2:11 OC: STANDARD)))

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(((In boys soccer... South Burlington will play...and they are the top seed in Division One...Rice gets the top spot in D-2...Lake Region in Division Three...and Twin Valley in D-4... in fact, Division Four hosts the only two undefeated teams left in the state in boys soccer...both Twin Valley and second seed Sharon are 14-0... Girls soccer...14-0 Burr & Burton is the D-1 top seed... although second seed CVU is also 14-0... Lake Region tops Division Two...Sharon D-3...and Arlington Division Four... and in field hockey ...12-0-1 Essex sits top Division One... Rice heads the D-2 bracket...and 14-0 Bellows Falls leads Division Three... Highlights throughtout on channrel 3... ---------------------- ---------------------- ---------------------- --- Tough news yesterday for Boston Bruins defenseman and former UVM captain Kevan Miller... The statement from B's general manager Peter Chiarelli is that Miller is out indefinitely after suffering a dislocated right shoulder in a fight during Boston's 4-0 win at Buffalo Saturday. At the end of a fight with the Sabres' Nicolas Deslauriers (DE-LORE-E-AY), Miller fell awkwardly to the ice and suffered the dislocation. Although he had yet to register a point, Miller had played in six of Boston's first seven games this season, averaging 14 1/2 minutes of ice time a game. The team does not have a timetable for his return. ---------------------- ---------------------- ---------------------- --- Better fortunes for his alma mater... Coming off a split home-series sweep of Clarkson this weekend, the UVM men's hockey team has made it's season debut in the U-S College Hockey Online top 20 poll. The Cats, now 3-0 on the season, debut at 17th in this week's poll, out today. Vermont is the fifth of five Hockey East schools in the Top 20. Providence, Boston College and UMass-Lowell hold down spots five thru seven ...and Boston University checks in at 12th. The Cats are back home this Saturday night for their Hockey East home opener against conference newcomer Connecticut. That's the sportswrap, I'm Dylan Scott, have a great day!)))

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NE temps/radar: lots of 40s & 50s; showers have moved in

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Monday's monumental deal between IBM and GlobalFoundries is now part of Vermont's history. IBM is leaving Vermont after nearly 60 years of growth and innovation in Essex. Kristin Kelly takes a look back at the company's history in the town.

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((nats music ibm vid file 1745)) Back in 1957 - IBM launched its Vermont operations with a single building in Essex Junction. (( file 1745 000033, vintage video Announcer: More than 300 people applied for work the very first day 000036, )) IBM hired 400 people to start -- helping to design and make wire contact relays. ((file 1745 shot of wire contact relay 000051)) ((nats )) The devices were cutting edge at the time. High tech industry and 1950's Green Mountains may not have been an obvious combination -- but IBM's founder loved skiing in Vermont. And Big Blue made a big impact on the state right away. ((000320 old film w music track - manufacturing )) Former Governor Phil Hoff spoke with us about IBM's legacy -- 15 years ago. ((from pkg 12-29-99 000732 Phil Hoff: The arrival of IBM did as much to progress Vermont financially as anything I can think of 000743, )) In the late 50s - Vermont was losing jobs as mills closed -- and young people -- as they left the state looking for opportunities. ((nats something old and Vermont-y)) IBM not only offered good wages and benefits to its own employees -- but its success rubbed off --creating jobs in other parts of the state. Economists estimate its has fueled tens of thousands of them. ((000330, ibm promo film from 1978 - anncr: Here in Burlington Vermont, IBM designs and manufactures advanced computer circuitry for major ibm systems 000338, )) Vermont IBMers made the products that helped to build Big Blue's reputation for innovation - and reliability. ((nats vintage 1960s IBM vid 000235, these half inch squares are called substraits 000237 )) From Solid Logic Technology -- a building block for IBM's System 360 in the 1960s... ((nats vintage IBM vid 000338 Announcer people working in these rooms wear white gowns over their regular clothing so no dirt or lint will be brought in 000342,)) To advancements in wafer production in the 70s. ((woman working with wafer: 000346, we'll be checking them underneath the light for foreign material 000349, )) Computer memory has evolved since then. (( 000447, right here is the memory - pulling out drawer of stuff )) And as chips got smaller -- through the 80's and 90's -- the employee base in Essex continued to grow. Along with the plant. It is now a 600 acre campus with 3-point-6 million square feet of facilities in Essex Junction -- Essex -- and Williston. The plant uses more electricity than the city of Burlington. ((nats)) The new milennium brought stronger calls from Big Blue to complete the Circ Highway -- connecting Essex to Interstate 89 in Williston. ((track from 2001 pkg track: IBM says if Vermont does not build the proposed Circ Hiway extension -- those 500 new jobs may go out of state. Jeff Couture/IBM *pick up bite here* If we're unable to do this facility now, bring those employees in, they'll go elsewhere, perhaps to East fishkill, or somewhere else where ibm has operations.)) And a year later -- as IBM Essex grew to 85-hundred employees -- Black Tuesday at the plant. (( file 1606 at 000026 kk liveshot 6/4/02: We've taken calls in our newsroom from people who say they have been laid off. 000030 Folks I've talked to here as they've exited the plant say layoffs have started 000035,)) Big Blue cut nearly 1-thousand jobs that day. And the number of employees has dropped steadily since -- with smaller rounds of job cuts. The plant has less than half of its peak numbers today -- just 4-thousand employees. ((file 1739 nats IBM employee anniversary event - clapping...)) IBM celebrated its 50th anniversary in Vermont in 2007. (( file 1739 Who knows what we're going to be making? Its been a long road - and it's a long road left to go.)) Vermont workers looking to the future then -- and now -- to a new future - with a new company. Kristin Kelly, Channel 3 news.

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The company that bought the Essex plant -- GlobalFoundries -- is expanding in Malta, New York. Governor Shumlin says that's the plan here too -- and that the GlobalFoundries C-E-O told him they'd like to increase chip-making operations in Essex so they don't have to ship work overseas.

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In other news this morning... Damage control in Keene -- in the wake of this weekend's riots at the annual pumpkin festival. Police are setting up a task force to investigate violent disturbances, which led to property damage, dozens of arrests, and several injuries. The violence prompted police to use riot gear and tear gas to calm the crowd around Keene State University.

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(:15 ) ((Colonel Robert L. Quinn // Director, Division of NH State Police - "rock, bottles, full bottles. Full liquor bottles, full cans of beer. Billiard balls. Being thrown at Police officers. Potential for serious injury was there. We were lucky they weren't more seriously injured than he was.)) (:35) Officials say several students are now facing charges. Governor Maggie Hassan says she wants the college to hold the students accountable.

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A former Waitsfield Elementary School employee is accused of stealing money intended to help students. Kay Marcelle worked in I-T at the school and oversaw the Waitsfield Education Fund before she retired in 2012. State police say the 60-year-old stole money from the non-profit created to buy equipment for the school. Police say they're not sure yet how much she took, but said that the fund at one point had at least 76-thousand dollars... and was closed out with 9-thousand dollars.

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And the board at a White River Junction non-profit is resigning... after an investigation by the Vermont Attorney General into financial mismanagement at the agency. Other Upper Valley groups are now stepping up to coordinate court-ordered visitations that were handled by Emerge Family Advocates until a new board is in place. Emerge has also agreed to an independent review of its finances.

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7-day forecast: slow-moving storm system off the New England coast will bring us periods of rain and wind right through the end of the week. A few showers may linger into Sat. AM before we slowly start to clear out. Another clipper system may get close enough to us on Sunday for a few more showers.

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I'm Ali Freeman -- coming up tomorrow morning -- a tale that's teaching kids across the country -- to never give up. And, the story, is based in Williston Vermont. Join us tomorrow, starting at 5 am.

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IBM has announced it's is calling it quits in Essex Junction. The company finalized the deal yesterday -- to offload its semiconductor division to GlobalFoundries. Under the deal, GlobalFoundries will take over the IBM chip plants in Essex Junction and East Fishkill, New York. That includes about 9000 employees at the two plants. IBM will pay Global one-point-five billion dollars to take the chip-making business off its books. Global will also gain -- the know-how and patents that have made IBM a leader in microprocessor manufacturing.

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Many say IBM is at the heart of Essex Junction. Not only is it a huge employer and taxpayer -- but responsible for a large portion of the population. Residents we talked to are sorry to see the company go after decades in Vermont.

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(01:04:08 Carl Houghton/Essex Jct.)(("Chittenden County really prospered because of IBM. The whole state prospered because of IBM. Now we don't have that anymore.")) (01:16:25 Benjamin Esancy/Essex Jct.)(("Good paying jobs are few and far between in Vermont. It's very important for the community to have those kind of jobs.")) (01:19:48 Troy Cirillo/Essex Jct.)(("Those jobs are hard to come by now. Whether it's at Fairpoint, IBM, Green Mountain Power, wherever. You know it's a skilled work force.")) For continuing coverage of these developments at IBM -- stay connected with us here on WCAX ,WCAX.com, Facebook and Twitter.

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Investigators looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed three Thetford police cruisers -- are re-examining a similar fire in Norwich two years ago. Police have not determined the exact cause of the fire in Thetford that wiped out the town's entire fleet. But they suspect arson. When Norwich lost its three cars to fire in 20-12, investigators concluded it was likely sparked by some kind of mechanical failure. Norwich is the next town to the south of Thetford -- and the coincidence and the close proximity have investigators now looking at both fires.

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7-day forecast: slow-moving storm system off the New England coast will bring us periods of rain and wind right through the end of the week. A few showers may linger into Sat. AM before we slowly start to clear out. Another clipper system may get close enough to us on Sunday for a few more showers.

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Good morning, I'm Cat Viglienzoni. IBM has finalized a deal to offload its semiconductor division to GlobalFoundries. Under the deal, GlobalFoundries will take over the IBM chip plants in Essex Junction and East Fishkill, New York. That includes about 9000 employees at the two plants. IBM will pay Global one-point-five billion dollars to take the chip-making business off its books. Global will also gain -- the know-how and patents that have made IBM a leader in microprocessor manufacturing.

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Many say IBM is at the heart of Essex Junction. Not only is it a huge employer and taxpayer -- but responsible for a large portion of the population. Residents we talked to are sorry to see the company go after decades in Vermont.

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(01:04:08 Carl Houghton/Essex Jct.)(("Chittenden County really prospered because of IBM. The whole state prospered because of IBM. Now we don't have that anymore.")) (01:16:25 Benjamin Esancy/Essex Jct.)(("Good paying jobs are few and far between in Vermont. It's very important for the community to have those kind of jobs.")) (01:19:48 Troy Cirillo/Essex Jct.)(("Those jobs are hard to come by now. Whether it's at Fairpoint, IBM, Green Mountain Power, wherever. You know it's a skilled work force.")) We'll be continuing to follow this story and its impact on the state today -- you can find our coverage here on WCAX, WCAX-dot-com, Facebook... and Twitter.

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Today -- the jury will hear closing arguments in the murder trial of Allen Prue. The Waterford snow plow driver and his wife are accused of killing 33 year old Melissa Jenkins in 2012. The defense took less than a day to present its evidence -- claiming Patricia Prue was the mastermind behind the crime. They'll try to convince the jury she -- not Allen -- killed the St. J teacher in a fit of jealous rage. And their defense started with testimony from a former inmate -- who served time with Prue's wife.

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((Amy Beede/former inmate 01:45:32 "she clenched her fists and she said my husband did not kill Melissa Jenkins." 01:47:12 "she told me when she opened that door she grabbed Melissa by the hair and pulled her in the car and was strangling her.")) The prosecution tried to block the jury from hearing Beede's testimony -- calling her an unreliable witness.

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The South Burlington teachers strike is officially over. Teachers and the school board decided on a three-year contract with an 8 percent total compensation raise for teachers --- and a 16 percent contribution to health care for the first year... 17 in the next two. There's no word yet on what this new deal means for taxpayers' wallets.

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Investigators looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed three Thetford police cruisers -- are now re-examining a similar fire in Norwich two years ago. Police have not determined the exact cause of the fire in Thetford that wiped out the town's entire fleet. But they suspect arson. When Norwich lost its three cars to fire in 20-12, investigators concluded it was likely sparked by some kind of mechanical failure. But Norwich is the next town to the south of Thetford -- and the similiarity and the close proximity have investigators now looking at both fires.

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7-day forecast: slow-moving storm system off the New England coast will bring us periods of rain and wind right through the end of the week. A few showers may linger into Sat. AM before we slowly start to clear out. Another clipper system may get close enough to us on Sunday for a few more showers.

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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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Monday morning -- Vermonters heard the news many had been expecing for a long time... that IBM is calling it quits in Essex Junction. The company announced has finalized a deal to transfer its semiconductor division to GlobalFoundries. Under the deal, GlobalFoundries will take over the IBM chip plants in Essex Junction and East Fishkill, New York. That includes about 9000 employees at the two plants. IBM will pay Global one-point-five billion dollars to take the chip-making business off its books. Global will also gain -- the know-how and patents that have made IBM a leader in microprocessor manufacturing.

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About 4-thousand people work at the Essex Junction plant. Governor Shumlin is calling the deal "good news for Vermont" That's after a meeting with the Global Foundries CEO. Darren Perron has the details.

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((nats: governor walking into room)) The governor gathered business leaders, lawmakers and administration officials for an historic announcement. After 57 years in Essex Junction, IBM says its leaving Vermont. ((Gov. Shumlin: 00:16:23 We all know in the past few years there has been a lot of uncertainty at IBM in the chip making business.)) But now -- the governor says the deal -- for GLOBALFOUNDRIES to take over IBM's Essex Junction plant -- provides economic stability in the region. And job security -- for the 4000 current IBM employees. ((Gov. Shumlin: 3:00 So it was hugely reassuring.)) He says the CEO reassured him -- the jobs would stay in Vermont. ((Gov. Shumlin: 9:05 We want to stay right here and work with them and not ask them to go somewhere else. That's the good news.)) Monday afternoon Governor Shumlin met with GLOBALFOUNDRIES CEO -- who's visiting the Essex Junction facility -- and meeting workers. And he says, THAT'S why GLOBAL agreed to the deal. The workforce. GLOBALFOUNDRIES can't keep up with demand for its chips. But the company is NOT making any longterm commitments to the state. Company spokesperson Travis Bullard tells me.... "The bottom line is that we need the IBM workforce - the real value of the business to us is the people ..." " ... While it's almost impossible for any business to make open-ended commitments, we can say that we have no plans to reduce the workforce at this time ..." "We have not made any long-term decisions about the future of these facilities, but GLOBALFOUNDRIES will operate the plants for the foreseeable future." ((5:30 Gov Shumlin: I think GLOBALFOUNDRIES is being very cautious and they should be. No company can say in this market, hey you know, we can guarantee you we will be here the rest of our lives. What they can say and what they said, is we have a product here that no one else is making like you are in Vermont, the demand right now outstrips the supply, you've got a workforce we believe in and is superior to any we imagine having and we are really excited to be in this business. 5:59 So, what it means is we are moving from a company that wasn't really a chip manufacturer anymore. It was a teeny slice of their business. To one that really does this.)) The governor did NOT discuss with the CEO whether Global will offer the same benefits and pay to employees. ((12:17 DARREN Any infrastructure promises as part of these talks today? They are still trying to sort out the infrastructure questions. 12:40 Obviously we want to help them with any infrastructure needs going forward. ))

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The South Burlington teachers strike is officially over. Students were out of school for four days--while their teachers and school board tried to reach an agreement ten months in the making. Both sides agreed on a three-year contract with an 8 percent total compensation raise for teachers --- and a 16 percent contribution to health care for the first year... 17 in the next two.

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(00:07:01) ((Martin Lalonde/School Board Clerk "I support this contract, its been a long road to get here. I think it is a fair and reasonable settlement for all the stakeholders.")) (00:07:09) (00:19:57) ((Milissa O'Brien/Resident "a lot of people are saying they are going to vote no on the budget. And I'm worried.")) (00:20:05) No word yet on how this will effect tax payers wallets.

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Today -- the jury will hear closing arguments in the murder trial of Allen Prue. The Waterford snow plow driver and his wife are accused of killing 33 year old Melissa Jenkins in 2012. The defense took less than a day to present its evidence -- claiming Patricia Prue was the mastermind behind the crime. They'll try to convince the jury she -- not Allen -- killed the St. J teacher in a fit of jealous rage. And their defense started with testimony from a former inmate -- who served time with Prue's wife.

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((Amy Beede/former inmate 01:45:32 "she clenched her fists and she said my husband did not kill Melissa Jenkins." 01:47:12 "she told me when she opened that door she grabbed Melissa by the hair and pulled her in the car and was strangling her.")) The prosecution tried to block the jury from hearing Beede's testimony -- calling her an unreliable witness.

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: mainly 40s, some low 50s south, some upper 30s north NE temps/radar: lots of 40s & 50s; showers have moved in U.S. Clouds/radar: clipper system hitting the coast, will stall Forecast clouds/precip: the storm will sit and spin for days, strengthening, bringing more rain and wind through the week

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Today: Showers Highs: 47 to 54 Wind: SE to N 5 to 15 mph Tonight: Periods of rain Lows: 42 to 48 Wind: N 5 to 15 mph Wednesday: Periods of rain Breezy Highs: 47 to 54 Wind: NNE 10 to 20 mph Extended: Thursday: Periods of rain Breezy Lows: 40s Highs: 45 to 55 Friday: Showers Lows: 38 to 48 Highs: 45 to 55 Saturday: Chance for AM showers Some clearing late Lows: 38 to 48 Highs: 45 to 55 Hyper-Extended: Sunday: Partly sunny Chance for showers Lows: 35 to 45 Highs: 50s Monday: Partly cloudy Lows: 35 to 45 Highs: 55 to 62

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Federal health officials now say all health care workers should be covered from head to toe when treating Ebola patients. Anne Marie Green has the latest in worldwatch.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines for how health care workers treat Ebola patients. Among other things -- the stepped up measures call for full-body gear and hoods that protect worker's necks. About 120 people who somehow came in contact with Thomas Eric Duncan and the two nurses who contracted Ebola through him are still being monitored. Health officials say dozens of people on the original watch list -- including those closest to Duncan -- have passed the incubation period safely. Police in Indiana are investigating the deaths of seven women in the northwestern part of the state. They've charged 43-year-old Darren Vann, in the death of one of them - 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy. Authorities say Vann confessed to her murder and then led them to six more bodies. They say Vann admits there may be many more victims "potentially dating back to the 1990s.. And, the fashion world is mourning the death of Oscar De La Renta. CBS News confirms the legendary fashion designer died yesterday at the age of 82. De La Renta, who was born in the Dominican Republic, gained fame dressing stateswomen and superstars alike. Those are some of the day's top stories. I'm Anne Marie Green CBS News New York.

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Facebook may unfriend the u-s drug enforcement administration. Facebook officials sent a letter to the D-E-A demanding that agents stop impersonating drug users on the popular social media site. The letter follows a Buzzfeed report that detailed how the DEA arrested a woman -- then seized her phone and created a facebook account in her name. An agent posted pictures of the woman with her son on Facebook. She is suing the agent -- but the justice department is backing him up, saying agents have the right to do such things.

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Washing your clothes, with a fraction of the water .... that's an invention from British scientists, who have developed a new washing machine that uses plastic beads to help get stains out of clothes. These washers use the beads and just a little water -- which helps the beads gently rub against the clothes and act like sponges to absorb dirt. One landry chain says the water savings was 60 to 70 percent. And -- you can throw whites and colors into the same load. Major US hotel chains are using the new technology and engineers say they're working on model for American homes they hope to sell within two years.

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If you have to spend the night at an airport in America... LaGuardia is one to avoid. The Guide to Sleeping in airports, a travel website -- has ranked the New York airport the 10th worst airport in the world. Airports are judged on comfort, conveniences, cleanliness, and customer service. Pakistan's international airport took first place for worst airport...

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Almanac: Cool, but dry yesterday Jet stream: Jet stream is in the process of "cutting off" from the main flow here in the northeast. So, the system will just slowly drift, instead of getting pushed along by the main flow. NE temps/radar: lots of 40s & 50s; showers have moved in

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Part 1 of three part series on What Keeps you Up at night? What keep you up at night? Part 1 : Missing Open Enrollment Dates 1. Many people don't realize that important safe guards like employee benefits and federal or state health insurance provide limited opportunities for you to sign up or make changes. 2. Typically, there are only three windows of time for you to make changes to your benefits, and if you miss these you may have to wait a year, or pay much more. Original sign up when you are first eligible. For example, if you do not sign up during your first eligibility period for Medicare, your premium increases by 20% for your lifetime. If you have a qualifying event such as a birth or death in the family or if you lose your job Annual Open Enrollment period - once per year 3. Examples of important benefits that often have open enrollment periods each year are 401k accounts, Health insurance, Medicare, Dependent Care Accounts (DCAP), and Flex Savings Accounts (FSA). Be sure to talk to your employer about what benefits you have and check with your insurer if you are self-employed or retired. .

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In our headlines this morning -- IBM DEAL -- the details of the company's decision to sell its plant in Essex... FESTIVAL RIOTS -- what police say they were faced with this weekend in Keene... And CRUISER FIRES -- why police now re-examining another case -- previously thought to be an accident

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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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Monday morning -- IBM announced it's is calling it quits in Essex Junction. The company has finalized a deal to offload its semiconductor division to GlobalFoundries. Under the deal, GlobalFoundries will take over the IBM chip plants in Essex Junction and East Fishkill, New York. That includes about 9000 employees at the two plants. IBM will pay Global one-point-five billion dollars to take the chip-making business off its books. Global will also gain -- the know-how and patents that have made IBM a leader in microprocessor manufacturing.

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Many say IBM is at the heart of Essex Junction. Not only is it a huge employer and taxpayer -- but responsible for a large portion of the population. Residents we talked to are sorry to see the company go after decades in Vermont.

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(01:04:08 Carl Houghton/Essex Jct.)(("Chittenden County really prospered because of IBM. The whole state prospered because of IBM. Now we don't have that anymore.")) (01:16:25 Benjamin Esancy/Essex Jct.)(("Good paying jobs are few and far between in Vermont. It's very important for the community to have those kind of jobs.")) (01:19:48 Troy Cirillo/Essex Jct.)(("Those jobs are hard to come by now. Whether it's at Fairpoint, IBM, Green Mountain Power, wherever. You know it's a skilled work force.")) For continuing coverage of these developments at IBM -- stay connected with us here on WCAX ,WCAX.com, Facebook and Twitter.

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In other news this morning... Damage control in Keene -- in the wake of this weekend's riots at the annual pumpkin festival. Police are setting up a task force to investigate violent disturbances, which led to property damage, dozens of arrests, and several injuries. The violence prompted police to use riot gear and tear gas to calm the crowd around Keene State University.

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(:15 ) ((Colonel Robert L. Quinn // Director, Division of NH State Police - "rock, bottles, full bottles. Full liquor bottles, full cans of beer. Billiard balls. Being thrown at Police officers. Potential for serious injury was there. We were lucky they weren't more seriously injured than he was.)) (:35) Officials say several students are now facing charges. Governor Maggie Hassan says she wants the college to hold the students accountable.

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Investigators looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed three Thetford police cruisers -- are re-examining a similar fire in Norwich two years ago. Police have not determined the exact cause of the fire in Thetford that wiped out the town's entire fleet. But they suspect arson. When Norwich lost its three cars to fire in 20-12, investigators concluded it was likely sparked by some kind of mechanical failure. Norwich is the next town to the south of Thetford -- and the coincidence and the close proximity have investigators now looking at both fires.

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Burlington College leaders have a plan they hope will save the school from financial ruin. Interim President Mike Smith says of the 32 acres of land purchased from the Catholic diocese in 20-10 -- the school will sell 25 of it to developer Eric Farrell. The college will keep seven acres. Smith says Farrell will assume the schools 3.5 million dollar debt to the Diocese -- and pay the college an additional 3.5 million. That money will be used to pay down other debts. Smith says the deal will lower the school's total debt of eleven million dollars--to just over 4 million.

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(01:25:12) ((Mike Smith "it allows us to move forward in a way that allows us to think of strategies where we can look at long term growth here in terms of enrollment, in terms of maybe consortiums with other small colleges, that we can look at an have some time to look at in a strategic and thoughtful way.")) (01:25:35) A development project with Farrell was in the works under former college President Christine Plunkett -- but Smith says that one was a much smaller deal. Smith says it would not have netted the school enough to substantially reduce its debt.

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A former Waitsfield Elementary School employee is accused of stealing money intended to help students. Kay Marcelle worked in I-T at the school and oversaw the Waitsfield Education Fund before she retired in 2012. State police say the 60-year-old stole money from the non-profit created to buy equipment for the school. Police say they're not sure yet how much she took, but said that the fund at one point had at least 76-thousand dollars... and was closed out with 9-thousand dollars.

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And the board at a White River Junction non-profit is resigning... after an investigation by the Vermont Attorney General into financial mismanagement at the agency. Other Upper Valley groups are now stepping up to coordinate court-ordered visitations that were handled by Emerge Family Advocates until a new board is in place. Emerge has also agreed to an independent review of its finances.

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Students were back in class Monday -- as South Burlington teachers and the school board sealed a new deal to end the strike. Shelby Cashman has the details on the new contract that was ten months in the making.

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(00:07:50) ((Ed Levite/South Burlington Resident "I just want to thank you all for your time and effort-- applause)) (00:07:56) Applause from parents--and members of the South Burlington community for their school board --after a teacher strike that lasted more than four days--officially came to an end. Monday afternoon--the teachers union voted to accept a new contract--hammered out by their members--and the board--Saturday. ((NATS of them moving to approve the motion)) The board--followed suit Monday evening. (00:07:01) ((Martin Lalonde "I support this contract, its been a long road to get here. I think it is a fair and reasonable settlement for all the stakeholders.")) (00:07:09) The two sides were at odds over salaries and health benefits. The teachers wanted a higher salary and lower contributions to their health care plan--than the board was willing to give. But in the final deal--both sides made concessions. GFX: In a three year contract--the teachers will receive an 8 percent increase in total compensation. That's lower than the over 10 percent--they were seeking in earlier negotiations--and higher than the 7 percent the board was offering. GFX: Health care contributions? The teachers will contribute 16 percent the first year--and 17 percent in the subsequent 2 years -- again -- not what either side was looking for -- but both agreed to as part of the deal. But some residents--say they are still worried about the lasting effect the first strike in the cities history--will have. (00:19:57) ((Milissa O'Brien "a lot of people are saying they are going to vote no on the budget. And I'm worried.")) (00:20:05) No word yet on how the new contract will effect that budget. I spoke to the teachers chief negotiator and asked him if they were pleased with the deal--his response was that they were happy to be back in the classroom. ((SC Channel 3 News))

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: mainly 40s, some low 50s south, some upper 30s north NE temps/radar: lots of 40s & 50s; showers have moved in U.S. Clouds/radar: clipper system hitting the coast, will stall Forecast clouds/precip: the storm will sit and spin for days, strengthening, bringing more rain and wind through the week

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Today: Showers Highs: 47 to 54 Wind: SE to N 5 to 15 mph Tonight: Periods of rain Lows: 42 to 48 Wind: N 5 to 15 mph Wednesday: Periods of rain Breezy Highs: 47 to 54 Wind: NNE 10 to 20 mph Extended: Thursday: Periods of rain Breezy Lows: 40s Highs: 45 to 55 Friday: Showers Lows: 38 to 48 Highs: 45 to 55 Saturday: Chance for AM showers Some clearing late Lows: 38 to 48 Highs: 45 to 55 Hyper-Extended: Sunday: Partly sunny Chance for showers Lows: 35 to 45 Highs: 50s Monday: Partly cloudy Lows: 35 to 45 Highs: 55 to 62

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Good morning everyone ... The fall playoff season is here in Vermont... The brackets for the field hockey and boys and girls soccer tournaments were released Monday, with games beginning today around the state... (((TRT: 2:11 OC: STANDARD)))

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(((In boys soccer... South Burlington will play...and they are the top seed in Division One...Rice gets the top spot in D-2...Lake Region in Division Three...and Twin Valley in D-4... in fact, Division Four hosts the only two undefeated teams left in the state in boys soccer...both Twin Valley and second seed Sharon are 14-0... Girls soccer...14-0 Burr & Burton is the D-1 top seed... although second seed CVU is also 14-0... Lake Region tops Division Two...Sharon D-3...and Arlington Division Four... and in field hockey ...12-0-1 Essex sits top Division One... Rice heads the D-2 bracket...and 14-0 Bellows Falls leads Division Three... Highlights throughtout on channrel 3... ---------------------- ---------------------- ---------------------- --- Tough news yesterday for Boston Bruins defenseman and former UVM captain Kevan Miller... The statement from B's general manager Peter Chiarelli is that Miller is out indefinitely after suffering a dislocated right shoulder in a fight during Boston's 4-0 win at Buffalo Saturday. At the end of a fight with the Sabres' Nicolas Deslauriers (DE-LORE-E-AY), Miller fell awkwardly to the ice and suffered the dislocation. Although he had yet to register a point, Miller had played in six of Boston's first seven games this season, averaging 14 1/2 minutes of ice time a game. The team does not have a timetable for his return. ---------------------- ---------------------- ---------------------- --- Better fortunes for his alma mater... Coming off a split home-series sweep of Clarkson this weekend, the UVM men's hockey team has made it's season debut in the U-S College Hockey Online top 20 poll. The Cats, now 3-0 on the season, debut at 17th in this week's poll, out today. Vermont is the fifth of five Hockey East schools in the Top 20. Providence, Boston College and UMass-Lowell hold down spots five thru seven ...and Boston University checks in at 12th. The Cats are back home this Saturday night for their Hockey East home opener against conference newcomer Connecticut. That's the sportswrap, I'm Dylan Scott, have a great day!)))

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In the wake of the news that IBM is leaving Essex Junction -- the community is now asking -- what's next? Under the deal, GlobalFoundries will take over the IBM chip plants in Essex Junction and East Fishkill, New York. That includes about 9000 employees at the two plants. IBM will pay Global one-point-five billion dollars to take the chip-making business off its books. Global will also gain -- the know-how and patents that have made IBM a leader in microprocessor manufacturing.

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Not only is IBM a huge employer and taxpayer -- but it's also responsible for a large portion of the population. Residents say they are sorry to see the company go after decades in Vermont.

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(01:04:08 Carl Houghton/Essex Jct.)(("Chittenden County really prospered because of IBM. The whole state prospered because of IBM. Now we don't have that anymore.")) (01:16:25 Benjamin Esancy/Essex Jct.)(("Good paying jobs are few and far between in Vermont. It's very important for the community to have those kind of jobs.")) (01:19:48 Troy Cirillo/Essex Jct.)(("Those jobs are hard to come by now. Whether it's at Fairpoint, IBM, Green Mountain Power, wherever. You know it's a skilled work force.")) GlobalFoundries says it plans to operate the plant for the foreseeable future -- and will not reduce the workforce yet. But it has not made any long-term commitment to the state.

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The South Burlington teachers strike is officially over. Teachers and the school board decided on a three-year contract with an 8 percent total compensation raise for teachers and a 16 percent contribution to health care for the first year... 17 in the next two. There's no word yet on what this new deal means for taxpayers' wallets.

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Some 50 people who came into contact with an Ebola patient who died in a Dallas hospital are no longer considered at-risk for getting the virus. Meanwhile -- the C-D-C issued new rules -- saying health care workers who treat Ebola patients now have to be covered from head-to-toe in protective gear. That's after two nurses got the virus -- while treating that patient in Texas.

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Damage control in Keene -- in the wake of this weekend's riots at the annual pumpkin festival. Police are setting up a task force to investigate violent disturbances, which led to property damage, dozens of arrests, and several injuries. The violence prompted police to use riot gear and tear gas to calm the crowd around Keene State University.

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(:15 ) ((Colonel Robert L. Quinn // Director, Division of NH State Police - "rock, bottles, full bottles. Full liquor bottles, full cans of beer. Billiard balls. Being thrown at Police officers. Potential for serious injury was there. We were lucky they weren't more seriously injured than he was.)) (:35) Several students are now facing charges.

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Allen Prue's legal team took less than a day to present its defense to the jury. The Waterford snow plow driver is accused -- along with his wife -- of killing 33 year old Melissa Jenkins in 2012. The defense claims Patricia Prue was the mastermind behind the heinous crime. They'll try to convince the jury she -- not Allen -- killed the St. J teacher in a fit of jealous rage.

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

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NE temps/radar: lots of 40s & 50s; showers have moved in

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She turned a career ending injury -- into the start of a new direction. And she uses her inspiration of everything around her to create Made in Vermont art. Here's Gina Bullard.

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You can usually find Sachie Kohlman outside exploring -- ((nat outside)) with her wooden pencil by her side documenting nature. But her newest adventure brings her inside -- to her Essex Junction drawing table. Where she puts on her artist hat and name -- Suwachi. ((nat)) Suwachi hand draws state birds and fish -- then fills them in with vintage maps from each state for her business Wooden Pencil. (00:04:24:21) ((Sachie Kohlman/Wooden Pencil "g-there' s a lot of detail - s a lot of detail but once you get teh detail it becomes a really amazing piece")) ((nat)) (00:15:07:09) ((Sachie Kohlman/Wooden Pencil "its a perfect piece to tell your story of who you are")) Suwachi is from Kyoto, Japan -- a city where most of the people are from the country -- so no one ever asks where you're from. (00:16:10:00) ((Sachie Kohlman/Wooden Pencil "that's one of the things that was so amazing when i got to the US. people love their country and where they're from. it's the first thing people say when they meet - like oh i'm from texas - i'm not even asking ha")) That's why her state bird and fish prints are flying like the Hermit Thrush. She's sold more than 300 since she started earlier this year. Suwachi came to the US 17 years ago chasing the dream of becoming a professional ballerina. Dancing since she was 3 - she went to the Washington School of Ballet and practiced tirelessly for two years. (00:18:10:28) ((Sachie Kohlman/Wooden Pencil "unfortunately i hurt my foot and i had to redirect my career to something else")) Art had always been a part of her life -- but she thought it came too easily and wanted more of a challenge with ballet. (00:19:45:18) ((Sachie Kohlman/Wooden Pencil "i know its crazy when i think about it like why did i do that?")) She landed at a design firm in Vermont - creating artwork for Burton snowboards and other clients. ((nats)) But now she's on her own -- drawing-- and spending time with her two babies. ((nat with goma)) Meet Goma and Kuma. Suwachi even started a blog that's now known internationally all about her cat goma. (00:06:11:04) ((Sachie Kohlman/Wooden Pencil "i'm just a paranoid mom and wondered what my cat was doing")) She set up a webcam watching the cat and now it's an internet favorite. (00:07:16:09) ((Sachie Kohlman/Wooden Pencil "g-are you a crazy cat lady? S-shakes her head yes")) She doesn't sell any cat prints just meow -- but says they could be coming soon. Art that celebrates nature by someone who's proud to live in and create something that's Made in Vermont. Gina Bullard Channel 3 News Essex Junction.

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Suwachi's prints range from 22-dollars to 30. She also offers cards. For more details go to the infocenter at our website -- wcax- dot - com.


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