Tue 28-OCT-2014 Early A.M. News Script

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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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More than 60 arrests -- at the governor's office... after protestors refuse to leave. The group packed the executive suite for close to six and a half hours. But how did that many people make it past security? Keith McGilvery reports.

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Arrests came two-by-two Monday night inside the lobby of Governor Peter Shumlin's Montpelier office. ((Martha Waterman protesters 00 17 0100 "I am willing to be arrested because today we are demanding that Gov. Shumlin withdraw his support for the Frack gas pipeline.")) The move came after hours of protesting in the state office building by folks rallying against the Vermont Gas pipeline -- that's in the works from Chittenden County through the Middlebury area. ((Jason Kaye protesters "00 133300 for the last two years Addison and chittenden County landowners and residents have participated in the legal process and every Avenue that has been made available to us and it's a broken process that's biased and unaccountable.)) A Shumlin spokesperson says the governor -- was not in his office -- but offered to speak to the protestors by phone and was denied. Some protesters claim that offer never happened. In a statement the governor says: SHUMLIN STATMENT: "Peaceful protest is a right deeply embedded in our democracy. I support the right of all sides to be heard, and appreciate the protester's decision to act respectfully with state staff and law enforcement tonight. While I agree that climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing our state, nation, and world, I disagree with the protester's position on the natural gas pipeline, which I believe will help hasten our state's transition away from dirtier fuel oil and help our economy. Meanwhile leaders from Vermont Gas responded to the demonstration by defending the project. ((Steve Wark, Vt. Gas "I think there is this on-going dialogue that will continue around fossil fuels and its role in Vermont's energy future, but as of right now there is no energy source, especially for Vermonters that can help people cut two-thousand dollars out of their home heating expenses and in aggregate, reduce green house gas emissions but two-thousand tons)) Protestors say they were disappointed they did not get to confront the governor and vowed to be back. ((Jason Kaye 00144700 new fossil fuel infrastructure is a backward step in efforts to truly address climate change and our economic crisis.)) In total state police say about 60 people were arrested tonight -- cited into court. I asked about concerns that the large crowd made it past security all the way to Shumlin's office on the 5th floor without signing in or showing ID at the front desk -- a move that's traditionally required when entering the building-- a spokes person for the gov says they're still trying to figure that out. ((KM Channel 3 News))

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Workers at FairPoint Communications remain on the picket line this morning. Employees -- and the company -- are at odds over benefit cuts, a recent pension freeze, and the use of temporary workers. But now FairPoint is calling the union's latest tactic is downright dangerous. Melissa Howell reports.

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((Troy Cirillo/Fairpoint Employee 00:21:04 "We want to talk, they will not talk to us. Come back to the table. We're here, we're ready." 00:21:09)) That's been the echoing message from 1,700 union members in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine since their latest proposal was shot down by Fairpoint on October 17th. The union, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in Vermont, says it proposed more than 200 million in savings to the company after a recent pension freeze and a push to cut benefits. But the company says it's not enough. ((Mike Spillane/IBEW Local 2326 Union 00:07:11 "What fairpoint has done now is put out a demand in April and they've stayed right there since then." 00:07:21)) Fairpoint proposed 700 million in concessions -- and says the cuts are necessary to keep up with the changing industry. ((Angelynne Beaudry/Fairpoint Spokesperson 00:02:34 "While we've implemented our final proposal, we will always remain willing to negotiate and have a committment to respond to counter proposals that meaningfully address our core issues. So far we have not received any such counter proposals 00:02:54)) ((Mike Spillane/IBEW Local 2326 Union 00:20:52 "we offered givebacks and they don't think they're enough, they want the moon and we can't do that, we have to survive." 00:20:58)) Fairpoint has since brought in temporary workers -- and says productivity has not been effected since the strike. But the company IS concerned over the union's latest tactic -- following those temporary workers as crews respond to customers' requests for service. ((Mike Spillane/IBEW Local 2326 Union 00:03:07 "our people will get out with their signs and start chanting at them, most of the people screaming scab go home." 00:03:18)) The company says this compromises safety. And says it's suspicious that there's been an uptick in damaged equipment throughout service areas. ((Angelynne Beaudry/Fairpoint Spokesperson 00:08:36 "These acts are clearly done by people who know what they're doing and know how to take customers out of service." 00:08:47)) ((Mike Spillane/IBEW Local 2326 Union 00:01:37 "We are not doing it, our people are trained not to do it, we don't encourage it. If I find it, we will take action against members who do that." 00:01:45)) Spillane says mobile picketers have had 3 interactions with police after complaints of harrassment -- but those claims didn't hold up. It's still unclear when Fairpoint and it's employees will move forward with negotiations but the union remains hopeful. ((Troy Cirillo/Fairpoint Employee 00:20:43 "We'll do this as long as we have to; we can't go back to nothing. We work very hard for what we have." 00:20:49)) NATS horn MH CH 3 NEWS BTV.

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Debate in court over who killed a Shelburne toddler. 26-year-old Joshua Blow is charged with the murder-- but his lawyers want that dropped. Experts agree -- traumatic head injuries killed the two year old -- but they don't agree when it happened -- and therefore who did it. A pediatric doctor with Fletcher Allen's I-C-U says Aiden Haskins' injuries were consistent with a fall from a 3rd floor window or a high-speed car crash. He testified his review of the evidence shows the abuse happened the day the child died. Vermont's Chief Medical examiner agrees that the toddler died from blunt impact to the head -- but says that the evidence can't prove it happened the morning of July 22nd.

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((Dr. Steven Shapiro, Vt. Chief Medical Examiner 00:55:38:00 "just using the anatomic bindings, living in a vacuum, I can't")) ((Dr. Barry Heath, Fletcher, Fletcher Allen Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 00:38:58:00 "this child had a previous injury, it may have made his brain more sensitive, but it required a mortal injury, that occurred the morning that he died.)) Police say Blow admits to being the only one home the day the toddler died. They say he's offered conflicting accounts of falling on the boy and the boy falling on his own. The hearing is scheduled to continue today.

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A family in Fairfax will be evaluating damages this morning -- after fire tore through their home. Multiple departments responded to 116 King Road around 8 o'clock last. Fire officials say the flames started in the garage and quickly spread to the house. They say the garage is a total loss -- and half of the home was destroyed.

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((It appears to be an accidental fire. There was family in the house when the fire started. The family was able to self evacuate, went to the neighbors house across the road and called 911.)) The red cross is working with the displaced family. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Police in Rutland -- use surveillance video to catch a robbery suspect. Officers say Mac's convenience store on North Main Street was robbed -- by a man with a gun Sunday night. Monday -- investigators arrested 52-year-old Paul Marro of Rutland. They say they also found -- the clothes he wore the night of the robbery -- and the gun used during the crime. Marro is due in court today.

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: mainly in 40s, some upper 30s NE temps/radar: Also lots of 40s, some rain showers moving through U.S. Clouds/radar: frontal system coming at us Forecast clouds/precip: shower move in tonight into Wed. AM

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Today: Mostly cloudy A few AM showers Highs: 57 to 64 Wind: S 10 to 20 mph Tonight: Showers Lows: 47 to 54 Wind: S 5 to 15 mph Wednesday: Mostly cloudy AM showers Highs: 55 to 62 Wind: WSW 5 to 15 mph Extended: Thursday: Partly sunny Lows: 32 to 42 Highs: 45 to 55 Friday: Halloween! Increasing clouds Showers late Lows: 28 to 38 Highs: 40s Saturday: Rain/snow showers Lows: 25 to 35 Highs: 30s Hyper-Extended: Sunday: Partly sunny Chance for snow showers especially mountains Lows: 20s Highs: 30s Monday; Partly cloudy Lows: 20s Highs: 40s

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It's a disaster in slow motion for dozens of residents on Hawaii's Big Island. They have been told they might have to evacuate as lava from Kilauea (kih-luh-WAY'-uh) heads toward their homes. Susan McGinnis has the latest from there.

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(AERIALS) RESIDENTS OF HAWAII'S BIG ISLAND COULD HAVE A FRONT ROW SEAT AS LAVA FROM THE ERUPTING KILAUEA VOLCANO, STARTS TO SWALLOW HOMES. OFFICIALS ARE MAKING ARRANGEMENTS FOR THOSE LIVING IN THE PATH OF THE LAVA FLOW.. TO -WATCH- THE DESTRUCTION. (MOND085 SOT - Ilyn Narcisco / Resident) "My whole family is in this subdivision that we live in, so we are in needles and pins waiting and waiting. " THE VOLCANO HAS BEEN ERUPTING CONTINUOUSLY SINCE 1983. AND IN THE PAST WEEK HAS BURNING MORE THAN 30 MILES OF THICK ISLAND BRUSH - DESTROYING EVERYTHING IN ITS PATH. PEOPLE LIVING DOWNSLOPE OF THE FLOW ARE UNDER AN EVACUATION ADVISORY - MOST HAVE ALREADY LEFT .. (MOND085 SOT Theresa Zendejas / Resident) "it's real It's now or never, you know? You pack, and you got to get out. " (MOND085 Darryl Oliveira, Director, Civil Defense, Hawaii County) "If for any reason it does pick up in its rate of advancement we may need people to pick up the pace and move their plans along a little faster." THE NEAR 2000 DEGREE LIQUID HAS BEEN ON THE MOVE FOR MONTHS. ITS ADVANCEMENT IS BEING HELPED BY DECOMPOSING VEGETATION ... THAT CREATES METHANE GAS... (SOT 1:03 TUES037 KEVAN KAMIBAYASHI / USGS ) "What's happening is that gas is mixing in underground taverns. When it gets to a certain ratio and mixes with the heat from the lava flow, it ignites and explodes." (Aerials) OFFICIALS ARRANGING TO LET HOMEOWNERS WATCH THE DESTRUCTION SAY IT COULD OFFER THEM CLOSURE... (mond 085 1:23) ..AN OPPORTUTNITY TO VIEW AN HISTORIC PHENOMENON OF NATURE.. BUT WITH DEVASTATING CONSEQUENCES. SM, CBS NEWS.

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This is day 46 of the manhunt for the suspected state trooper killer Eric Frein -- and investigators say they're using a new tool. Pennsylvania State Police are using a large mylar balloon -- similar to a weather balloon -- with a camera inside. The device was donated by the Ohio Department of Transportation. It's tethered, unmanned, and unlike the helicopters also being used in the investigation -- is silent -- and cheaper. The search for Frein is still focused in the Pocono Mountains.

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The New Hampshire attorney general's office says murder-suicide is to blame for the deaths of two people found in Lincoln this weekend. The bodies of 48-year-old Douglas Marsden of Lincoln and 26-year-old Taylor Lessard of Manchester were found Saturday. Authorities say Lessard was the victim of a homicide. She died of multiple gunshot wounds. Marsden died of a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound. Officials are investigating the circumstances surrounding their deaths.

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Before you head out the door this morning -- we have a new list you may want to hear... It's the most -- and least -- reliable vehicles on the road. Consumer Report has issued their annual list -- and Asian car manufacturers took for of the top five spots. More than 1 million Americans were surveyed. Lexus, Toyta, Mazda, Honda and Audi topped the list of most trusted manufacturers. Buick -- the only U-S brand to make the top ten -- ranked 6th. Consumer reports surveyed drivers in 17 categories -- and found out that one out of five drivers -- said their cars' electronics systems where the biggest problem with their cars... Features like radios, GPS, and touch-screen navigation. Drivers ranked Mercedes-Benz, Dodge, Ram, Jeep and Fiat at the bottom of the list -- as the least reliable manufacturers. According to the survey -- the Fiat 500-L and Ford Fiesta were the least reliable cars -- while the Scion X-B was the most trusted.

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Apple pushed mobile payments forward when it launched apple pay a week ago. But some retailers are pushing back -- and blocking the service from being used in stores. Customers with smartphones that had N-F-C chips could tap a sensor to pay at the regierster. But over the weekend, pharmacy chains Rite Aid and CVS suddenly deactivated those sensors. Instead -- stores are promoting a competing service -- Current-C. About 50 major retailers are supporting Current-C -- including Wal-Mart and Best Buy. Using Current-C isn't as quick as apple pay -- and doesn't launch until next year. But retailers say they prefer it because stores can track your shopping habits and data on what you buy -- and incorporate coupons and loyalty cards. Apple Pay Keeps your purchases anonymous.

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Chicago Mob Boss Al Capone's house -- is up for sale. Capone moved into the Chicago home in 1923. Located in Greater Grand Crossing -- the home comes equipped with a new jacuzzi, new windows, a new kitchen and multiple rooms. The price tag is 225-thousand dollars.

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Almanac: fairly warm yesterday with a little rain Lake level: a little low NE temps/radar: Also lots of 40s, some rain showers moving through

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New research on how to treat a child's cough. And how women may be playing a dangerous waiting game with heart disease. Eboni Williams has a look at the medical headlines

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HEART DISEASE STRIKES BOTH MEN AND WOMEN BUT THERE'S A BIG DIFFERENCE IN THE WAY THEY REACT. RESEARCHERS AT THE HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH FOUND THAT WHEN HEART SYMPTOMS SUCH AS PAIN AND TIGHTNESS KICK IN, MEN RESPOND MORE QUICKLY. WOMEN ARE LIKELY TO GO INTO DENIAL AND WAIT LONGER TO GET MEDICAL HELP. AT THAT POINT, THEY MAY BE AT A MORE ADVANCED STAGE, WITH FEWER TREATMENT OPTIONS. A NATIONAL STUDY ON EMERGENCY ROOMS FINDS MOST OVERDOSES ARE FROM PRESCRIPTION DRUGS KNOWN AS OPIOIDS. THOSE MEDICATIONS, INCLUDING METHADONE, ARE USED TO TREAT MENTAL ILLNESS, AS WELL AS CIRCULATORY AND RESPIRATORY DISEASE. THE FINDINGS IN JAMA INTERNAL MEDICINE SHOW PRESCRIPTION OPIOIDS CAUSED NEARLY 68-PERCENT OF OVERDOSES. HEROIN ACCOUNTED FOR 16-PERCENT. AND A NEW STUDY LOOKS AT WAYS TO TREAT A CHILD'S COUGH. THERE'S LITTLE EVIDENCE SUPPORTING THE USE OF OVER THE COUNTER MEDICATIONS. SO RESEARCHERS TRIED GIVING AGAVE NECTAR WHICH IS A NATURAL SWEETNER AND PLACEBOS TO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF FOUR. PARENTS REPORTED =BOTH= TREATMENTS WORKED BETTER THAN USING NOTHING AT ALL. THOSE ARE SOME OF THE DAY'S TOP MEDICAL STORIES. EBONI WILLIAMS, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.

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Drunk Driving-- a Derby man arrested on his snowmobile... deadly drug-- powerful drug linked to overdoses... And a new radio station in Orleans county...

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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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Burlington police say an impaired driver slammed into a home. It happened on Hyde Street Monday. This is what's left of the front porch. Police say 31-year-old Bryant Francis of Middlebury was behind the wheel. He was taken to the hospital for a drug screening -- and cited for suspicion of driving under the influence. No one was hurt in the crash.

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And a Derby Line man is accused of driving drunk -- on his snowmobile. Police and Border agents say 43-year-old Thomas Goad was headed northbound on Route 5 -- when his machine crossed the border -- heading for a route -- to get home. Police later determine he'd been drinking. Goad is due in court today.

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A tractor trailer crash -- left more than two dozen gallons of fuel spilling on a Chester road. Firefighters say a big rig hauling lumber tipped over on Route 11 in Chester Monday Morning. The cause of the crash is still under investigation -- but authorities say all of the lumber was lost -- along with 25 gallons of diesel fuel, that took hours to clean up. The driver was not hurt.

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A New Hampshire woman -- charged with killing one of her infant twins -- has waived a hearing on the evidence against her. 29-year-old Patina Welch of Lyman is accused of jumping out a second-story window -- with her 4-month-old twins. Her son was killed, her daughter severely injured. Welch -- who is pregnant -- was arraigned earlier this month on second-degree murder and first-degree assault charges. She remains in jail without bail.

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Police in Hartford say a powerful painkiller is linked to fatal overdoses in the area. Investigators say test results show heroin -- linked to the O-Ds -- had fentanyl in it. It's a prescription opiate -- 80-to-100 times stronger than heroin. Police say mixing the two together puts users unknowingly at risk. They blame dealers -- trying to boost the high and their bottom line.

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(( Deputy Chief Brad Vail/Hartford Police Dept.: "by cutting it with the fentanyl and the morphine it adds to the potency or in their circles, some people seek that product because of its potency. And these people who are sick and addicted, they are going to look for that better product.")) Police say there have been 9 overdoses in the Upper Valley this month. Two were fatal. Earlier this year authorities in Addison County blamed three deaths on fentanyl laced heroin.

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Police say the Felony Lane Gang has struck again. This time in Essex. Officers were called the Peoples United Bank on Susie Wilson Road for a woman suspected of using a fake I-D to cash a check. Identified as 37-year-old Chasity Walton of Maryland. Police say they found several forms of identification -- wigs and stolen checks -- in her car. If you haven't heard of this group before -- they believe she's part of a large scale crime organization operating in Vermont, Massachusetts, Florida and Indiana. In August -- authorities linked the Felony Lang Gang to multiple thefts at Williston stores. Walton is now facing several charges.

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Good News for country music fans -- in the kingdom. A new Radio station -- J-J Country 94-5 FM -- has launched in Orleans County. The station will primarily play country music -- and will eventually add news and weather.

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(anchors introduce gary) Local temps: mainly in 40s, some upper 30s NE temps/radar: Also lots of 40s, some rain showers moving through U.S. Clouds/radar: frontal system coming at us Forecast clouds/precip: shower move in tonight into Wed. AM

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Today: Mostly cloudy A few AM showers Highs: 57 to 64 Wind: S 10 to 20 mph Tonight: Showers Lows: 47 to 54 Wind: S 5 to 15 mph Wednesday: Mostly cloudy AM showers Highs: 55 to 62 Wind: WSW 5 to 15 mph Extended: Thursday: Partly sunny Lows: 32 to 42 Highs: 45 to 55 Friday: Halloween! Increasing clouds Showers late Lows: 28 to 38 Highs: 40s Saturday: Rain/snow showers Lows: 25 to 35 Highs: 30s Hyper-Extended: Sunday: Partly sunny Chance for snow showers especially mountains Lows: 20s Highs: 30s Monday; Partly cloudy Lows: 20s Highs: 40s

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Vermont schools could save millions of dollars in health care costs. That's according to a newly released report. The study was ordered by the Vermont School Board's Association. And it documents the enormous cost of providing health care to teachers and staff at the state's K-12 schools. Here's Shelby Cashman.

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The Vermont School Boards Association says--health care reform is coming. And schools need to be ready--and informed--of potential outcomes--and savings. (00:02:17) ((Steve Dale/Vt. School boards Association "our level of health care benefits is among the most generous of any employers in the state of Vermont. Any change that could bring about teacher health care benefits that are more in line with the majority of Vermonters likely will result in substantial savings.")) (00:02:38) KSE Partners -- a well known advocate of single payer -- conducted the report -- to look at the financial impact--of switching to either single payer--or a Gold plan under Vermont Health Connect. Total payroll at Vermont k-through-12 schools next year is estimated at 920-million dollars. The School Boards Association says 202 million of that is for health care. The employees will pay another 33-million as their share of insurance premiums. The study found that current health care plans offered to school district employees are more generous than anything available thru Vermont Health Connect -- and pushing all school employees into Health Connect's gold plan would cut school district costs by 39-million dollars. The study says if the state were to switch to single payer healthcare -- and schools were no longer responsible for health care benefits -- school districts would save up to 119-million dollars. In a statement-- Executive director of the Vermont National Education Association--the states largest teachers union Joel Cook --says --the NEA has always supported a move towards single payer. But -- quote -- GFX: "there is nothing new about this announced conclusion regarding what employees in schools have, apart perhaps from its use of specific numbers. But, we all know that there are no specific numbers to plug into funding formulas yet." Health Care reform critic Darcie Johnston--agrees. (01:11:20) ((Darcie Johnston "They don't have the single payer, they don't have the financing, they don't have what its going to cost and what's going to be covered.")) (01:11:26) Scott Mackey--is one of the authors of the report--who is also an advocate of single payer. He says--his firm recognizes --we do not yet know the specifics of single payer. But the idea that there could be room for savings--is important to get out there--as teachers and school boards head into contract negotiations. (00:08:18) ((Scott Mackey "What we hope to do in setting up the model is when we do have a financing mechanism we'll be able to come back with more precision.")) (00:08:24) The study also notes that the cost could shift to employees thru new payroll taxes -- and all of the savings for schools could be erased if the legislature requires schools to offset those costs by paying teachers higher wages. ((SC Channel 3 News))

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(((The UVM men's hockey team is up 4 spots in the most recent US online college hockey poll. The 4-0 Cats are 14th in the poll and will travel to Notre Dame this weekend. The Cats women's hockey team and it's 5-2-1 record hosts Uconn in the hockey east opener Sunday. --- The Division 2 field hockey finals are set. Top seed Rice facing number 5 Harwood at UVM. nine minutes into the game, Rice's Sierra Combs fires the pass into the box. After a scramble in front, Michelle Bolger gets it and knocks it in. 1-0 Green Knights at the half. midway thru the second half, Lucy Stillman races down the right side then check out the slow rolling pass in front that finds Megan Collins. She scores and it's 2-0. five minutes later, Kayla St. Marie and Stillman set up Bolger for her second goal of the game. Rice tacks on another to win 4-0, returning to the D-2 final for the second year in a row. --- the other Division Two semifinals taking place at Castelton... second seed Otter Valley facing number three U-32... OVU on attack early 1st half, Myliah McDonough breaks in, but u32 goalie Bailee Hudson makes save. 9 min in Raiders get on the board, Jasmine Moody to Abigail Daniels. It's 1-0 U32 at the break. 4 min left in regulation, OVU fires it in, it deflects to Courtney Bushey. We're tied at 1. It stays that way until late in the 2nd OT, Olivia dexter slips the defender gets it to Daniels who fires it home. Both teams exhausted but what a game, u32 wins 2-1 in double OT It's the Raiders and Knights for all the marbles Saturday at UVM. --- There are many more semifinal games on the soccer field today. We'll have highlights at 6. That's it for now, Scott Fleishman, channel 3 sports, have a great day.)))

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NE temps/radar: Also lots of 40s, some rain showers moving through

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Vermont's Highest court has a new Justice. Justice Harold Eaton Junior was sworn in Monday afternoon in front of friends, family and political leaders from across the state. Adam Sullivan reports.

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Lines stretched out to side walk in front of the Windsor County Court House in Woodstock to watch the newest Justice be sworn into the state's highest court. Inside, the Honorable Harold Eaton Jr-- or Duke as most of his closest friends call him- prepared to take the oath of office. The Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court helped kick of the ceremony. ((Chief Justice Paul Reiber: "my congratulations and best wishes to Duke Eaton, Justice Eeaton, in the work that you do ahead and Governor, thank you again for this excellent appointment.")) Governor Peter Shumlin-- who appointed Eaton to the post-- administered the oath. Eaton -- a Woodstock native -- and graduate of Woodstock Union High School in 1973 -- was surrounded by family, friends and classmates. ((Virginia Eldredge/High School Classmate: "even now he serves as our fearless leader. In alumni involvement, building floats, participating enthusiastically.")) Eaton's dedication to law, and his compassion for the average citizen were just a few of the main themes addressed at the ceremony. That, and his well known sense of humor. ((Eldredge: "duke said to some potential jurors, unless my head is down and I'm drooling, I'm listening.")) But, the state currently faces serious issues like opiate abuse. Eaton says those case should be a top priority, as well as figuring out how to pay for it. ((Justice Harold Eaton, Jr.: "there simply is not enough money to do all that needs to be done.")) The UVM and Vermont Law School Grad also promised to hold the values he grew up with close to his heart. ((Eaton: "being true to my Vermont values, to the rule of law, and to the people of this state.")) ((Shumlin: "He's honest, he's decent, he's hard working and he very much relates to anybody before him. He care deeply about children, he care about Vermonters. He's going to be a great addition to the Supreme Court.")) When asked what the day meant to him , Justice Eaton seemed a bit at a loss for words. ((Eaton: "it is the dream of my life and I look forward to serving the state of Vermont.")) Serving from the bench, along with four other Justices, at the state's highest court. Adam Sullivan channel three news in Woodstock.

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Eaton becomes the first Vermont Law School alum on the high court. He replaces former Justice Geoffrey Crawford, who was appointed to the federal bench.


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