Wed 26-OCT-2016 6 P.M. News Script


A "positive outlook" in Vermont. Good evening, I'm Kristin Kelly. And I'm Darren Perron. That's how GlobalFoundries describes its future in the Green Mountain State -- after a little more than a year of ownership. Cat Viglienzoni got an exclusive look behind the scenes at the plant in Essex -- she is there now. Cat -- what is the status of jobs at the plant? Well Darren and Kristin -- that was the question for YEARS while the plant was owned by IBM... -- at one point, it was the state's largest employer. There were multiple layoffs through the years... including many right before GlobalFoundries took over. Right after the transition -- a number of people voluntarily took early retirement -- and there were about a dozen layoffs. Since then, the company has maintained about 28-hundred employees working here. But the company told us -- it's almost always hiring.


NATS chipmaking On the GlobalFoundries Fab factory floor in Essex -- they make 40-THOUSAND of these "wafers" per month. While they may not look like anything you've seen... you almost certainly have a tiny part of them in your house -- or hand. Most of the phones in the WORLD right now have a chip made at this plant. They're part of what connect you -- to the wireless world. ((SOT Dale Miller, Senior Director 005210 I think a lot has changed)) Senior Director Dale Miller isn't just talking about the size of the chips... which have gotten smaller and increasingly more complex as our demand for higher-powered, sleeker technology grows. He's also talking about the space itself ... which used to be owned by I-B-M. In 20-14, GlobalFoundries announced it would take over IBM's chip-making operations. At the time -- there was anxiety about whether the plant's one BILLION dollar economic impact -- would remain. So far -- a little over a year into new ownership -- Global says, it's not going anywhere. Already -- they've invested 72 million. ((SOT Miller 005313 we definitely see ourselves investing, but we have to be competitive from a cost perspective and we have to have that balanced scorecard as we move forward 22)) But you won't see that money in the form of new buildings. It's on the technology inside -- that runs 24/7. They need to work all day -- every day -- to meet the demand for chips... a demand that helps guarantee the plant's future. ((SOT Miller 005422 It's exciting because there is a large market there. And we're trying to figure out where we want to fit in 27)) But while Global specializes in semiconductors -- they're not the only ones. The competition is increasing -- and the company says it has to do a "mandatory invention" every year or so to remain a supplier for phone companies... and develop technology for products that haven't even been invented yet. ((SOT Miller 005520 it means we have to be ready 22 So you have to have that technology years in advance so as the customers start to look at their designs and what they want to change on the device, we have the ability to provide that technology that they can design into, and then it's a win-win. So that's the key -- you have to be ready and you have to look forward out many years to be ready. 42 Cat: About how many years, roughly, do you think you look out? 44 We're looking out 5 plus years 46)) Unlike the precision happening each moment during the chipmaking process-- predicting new technologies that far out -- is not an exact science. But Global says -- its employees here in Essex are ready to adapt. ((SOT Miller 005600 It's a moving target -- or a bouncing ball 03 It changes, and we have to be dynamic 07))


So what is the next big technological advancement? They told me 5-G is the next key step in the mobile technology space -- and there will need to be several new technologies developed to make that happen. So they're working on that. Kristin?


How you get healthcare could change -- when Vermont rolls out the so-called All Payer Model. And today state regulators Ok'ed the deal between the federal government and Vermont. Governor Shumlin plans to sign it tomorrow. The idea is to change the way doctors and other health care providers get paid for work they do. Doctors who join the system will be paid for their overall treatment of a patient -- not for each visit, test or procedure. The goal is keeping people healthy - to keep overall healthcare costs down.


The town -- wants Jay Peak to -- "show me the money." The resort is late on its tax bill -- which is just north of two million dollars. Now -- that money will come out of a recent settlement with Citibank, pending court approval. If the taxes are not paid by January, the town starts to charge a 1-and-a-half percent penalty each month. Money from the settlement will also go to contractors. But they won't get everything. The receiver now in charge there -- hopes to get contractors up to 50 percent of what they're owed.


A man accused in the Kingdom Con at Jay Peak -- gets some of his assets back -- but just a fraction of what he wanted. Florida businessman Ariel Quiros wanted 1-and-a-half-million-d ollars to pay his attorneys' fees. But -- a federal judge only granted him 80-thousand. Quiros is under investigation along with Jay Peak President Bill Stenger of misusing nearly 200-million-dollars of foreign investor EB-5 money for projects in the Northeast Kingdom.

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Radar: Not only did clouds hang around but we did see some snow showers this morning. Those have died down considerably now, and we have a little break before our next soggy storm system arrives. Currents: Temperatures right now are chilly,. ...In the 30s across the region. Temp graph: Temperatures will creep back up to near normal over the weekend, but will they stay there? Tonight: Mostly cloudy and cold. Lows: 20/28 Winds: N 5-10 mph Thursday: Increasing clouds. A mix of rain and snow developing. Highs: 38/45 Winds: SE 5-15 mph Thursday Night: Cloudy skies. Periods of rain and mountain snow. Lows: 30/38 Winds: SE 5-15 mph Friday: Cloudy skies. Periods of rain, some mountain snow (above 2000') Highs: 40/47 Winds: N 5-10 mph


Like the rain or hate it. We needed it. But despite a shot of rain over the weekend -- and more in the forecast -- state officials are urging all Vermonters to conserve water. Alexei Rubenstein tells us why.


From Lake Champlain, to streams and rivers across Vermont and New Hampshire -- the region is experiencing a severe draught. ((00:10:31 Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux/ Vermont State Climatologist "drought is one of those we call a creeping hazard, so that means it takes a while to develop and then it takes a while to sort of come back to what we would consider to be average or normal conditions.)) Vermont State Climatologist Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux (Leslie-anne dew-peenie giroo) is part of a new state task force collecting data on water supply shortages. She says little rainfall, combined with last years' low snowpack have led to current conditions. She says getting more rain and snow is only one piece of the puzzle -- and that how that precipitation interacts with different soils and aquifers to recharge wells is the question -- and that can be very localized. ((00:12:00 Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux/ Vermont State Climatologist " You might have perfect water conditions and then your neigbor half a mile down the road his well has run dry".)) ((GRFX ))She says while there have been dry spells over the years, the last major drought the state saw was back in 2002. The current one has been building now for at least a year. That means in towns like Jeffersonville -- where a spring supplies water to storage tanks -- officials have asked residents to cut back water use. South Royalton and Dorset are also having problems. The state task force is collecting data on water supply shortages, and residents are encouraged to report their low or dry drinking water wells. ((GRFX))State officials are recommending everyone to conserve by repairing leaking faucets, run dishwashers and laundry machines only when full, and avoid washing cars. ((NAT HIT CARWASH)) At the Seaway Carwash in South Burlington they say their equipment is already designed with conservation in mind and can save over 60 gallons compared to doing it yourself. ((00:15:08 Chris Chicoime/Seaway Carwash typically when people wash cars in the driveway sometimes they leave the hose on the groun while thyre scrubbing it down and on average they use between a 100 and 140 gallons per car that they wash. )) Last weekend's rain -- and more on the way this weekend are expected to help, but experts say it could still be months before the situation improves. Alexei Rubenstein -- Channel 3 News -- Burlington


You may have already made your Campaign 20-16 choices. A record number of people have registered to vote in Vermont -- and thousands have already cast their ballots. Since early voting opened in September, voters have been pouring into town clerks offices. Secretary of State Jim Condos says its now averaging about two thousand per day. If that rate continues, it could break the record set in 20-12 when over 76-thousand early and absentee ballots were cast.


Election day is 13 days away -- and Vermont's candidates for governor are fine tuning their messages. But what are the issues Vermonters care about most? Alex Apple got the answers. Alex, what do you know? Darren -- we posed a question to voters in our new poll -- what they wanted the next governor to focus on. But analysts are saying two issues are standing out -- as playing an unusually large role in the race.


((Derek Cote/Essex Jct. 20:24 It's been a huge problem not over this state, but over the entire country.)) Change is a buzzword in the 2016 election -- but Vermonters are divided in what type of change they're after. ((Emily Bean/Burlington 24:43 I guess I would like to see the focus remain on small business.")) More than 1 in 5 Vermonters -- agree with Emily Bean -- in our new WCAX poll -- nearly 22 percent think the next governor should focus on the economy or jobs. (GFX) Here are the rest of the results to the question -- what is the biggest issue you'd like to see the next governor do something about: The economy leads. Almost 15 percent want the focus on health care. Taxes are close behind. Then the opiate epidemic edges out education and marijuana legalization. (end GFX) ((Mike Smith/Republican Analyst 27:12 These poll results are not surprising.)) Neither of Channel 3's political analysts were surprised that the economy was the top issue on people's minds. They did note two unlisted issues are that could motivate voters are: ridgeline wind and guns. Both have the potential to play an outsized role in a close election.. ((Steve Terry/Democratic Analyst 26:08 Messaging for the candidates in the last two weeks on how they navigate those issues will be really critical.)) Critical in a race that could come down to which candidate turns out their voters. The top issues in our poll -- front and center when Vermonters walk into the voting booth on November 8th. ((Mike Smith/Political Analyst 32:16 We have the issues that we talked about and then we have everything else. Everything else is way behind.))


If you missed any of our polling results over the last few days, you can that information on our website -- that includes who leads the governor, lieutenant governor and senate races -- as well as more on what issues are resonating with voters. Darren and Kristin.


Thanks Alex. and coming up a little bit later in this broadcast -- how do the candidates plan to tackle the tax burden on Vermonters. Kyle Midura will have more on that coming up.


We also asked Vermonters who they'll pick for president. Hillary Clinton is the clear favorite. The Democrat gets support from 50-percent of respondents. Republican Donald Trump gets just 22-percent. That still leaves a lot of voters who support neither candidate. Seven percent say they'll back Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson. Five percent favor the Green Party's Jill Stein. And ten percent say they plan to vote for someone else.


Police in New York need your help catching some burglary suspects. They've already arrested Danelle LePage and Tanner McGregor in connection to a home break-in on Hastings Falls Road in Brasher where money -- oxycodone pills -- and a gun were stolen. But they're still looking for these two -- Terry McGregor -- and Tyler McGregor. Investigators believe they may be behind other burglaries in the area. If you have any information --call New York State Police.


A debate tonight over a pit bull attack in Highgate. Tyson is a pit bull. He's less than a year old. He belongs to highgate resident Mike Kelly -- who's been trying to find someone to adopt the pup. But the dog bit a woman in her twenties -- sending her to the hospital with serious injuries. She's not pressing charges, but the dog's fate is being decided by the town of highgate.


((Mike Kelly/Dog Owner: they've never hurt anybody. Everyone will just tell you that he's too hyper. That's all. And that's - if anything that's my short comings for not getting him out and getting him the exercise he needs. He's a puppy. He's not getting the exercise he deserves. And he shouldn't get out to sleep for mistakes that I've made." )) Channel 3s Eliza Larson is at a the meeting right now. She'll have more on what happens tonight at 11.


We called it "the Drive for Summer Safety" -- a series to try to keep people safe on the roads. We looked at a spike in fatalities -- and what can be done to stop deadly crashes. Well, today Channel 3 News received the Lifesaver Award at the Vermont Highway Safety Alliance meeting -- for those special reports.


During our poll, Vermonters like you told us taxes are a big part of their election day calculation. Political reporter Kyle Midura dug into the policies behind the candidates, Kyle - what'd you find? Darren and Kristin, The Federation of Tax Administrators estimates each Vermonter paid nearly five-thousand dollars in taxes in 2014. That's more than 10 percent of their income -- but roughly equivalent to the rate here over the past four decades. The candidates for Governor say many Vermonters need a break -- but their details can be fuzzy.


Both Republican Phil Scott and Democrat Sue Minter pin their hopes for tax relief on kick-starting the economy. As for reform of the tax code, Scott says less is more -- while Minter wants to see the wealthy pick up more of the tab. (00:08:16:00) ((Sue Minter - Democrat for Governor I am looking at a tax fairness plan :08 that looks at our tax code :11 that thinks not about how we can raise this or cut this :15 but how we actually reform )) (00:05:06:00) ((Phil Scott - Republican for Governor I don't believe we should be imposing any more burden on already strapped Vermonters )) They say how property taxes are calculated and paid -- won't change the ever-growing bill. (00:12:37:00) ((Sue Minter How do we reduce property taxes is about how do we reduce the costs on schools )) (00:08:13:00) ((Phil Scott we must, we must, look at the cost of education )) (nats) Minter suggests taxing services. That line of work accounts for more and more of the Vermont's business. (00:05:47:00) ((Minter what I will do, is I'm going to look to loopholes, that actually benefit the wealthy )) She has not offered an entire list of services to be taxed - or how much cash they would bring in -- but says those impacting most Vermonters are out. So, no to hair-cuts and dry-cleaning -- but those taking limousine rides, employing lobbyists or flying around in jets would pay up. (00:04:39:00) ((Scott the premise of having another tax on something else would just put us at a disadvantage. I'm not in fvor of that at all )) Scott says leaving taxes largely alone will help families and businesses predict their costs -- and better plan for the future. (00:03:19:00) ((Phil Scott - Republican for Governor I think Vermonters want some consistency, they've been on a roller coaster for the last seven years )) He pitches tax incentives for housing development -- and restoring credits for filmakers who shoot in Vermont. (00:08:53) Scott says he believes national efforts to create an internet sales tax could level the playing field for Main Street. Minter says its not on her agenda. (nats) ((Minter we'll look at what the choices are, when we evaluate how a tax will impact either the business community or individuals, it's going to be about the choices they have to avoid the tax)) She wouldn't weigh in on the soda tax debated by the legislature last session -- but has criticized Scott for a 2003 education vote that raised the sales tax from five to six percent. (00:02:04:00) ((Phil Scott that vote was sold to us as in terms of trying to lower property taxes :10 and that's why the majority of democrats and republicans supported it :14 )) Scott says he stands by his choice -- but would take a do-over if given the opportunity. Minter continues to refuse to say how she would have voted -- calling the question her criticism raised a hypothetical. (00:05:26:00) (( KM: Do you think it's fair to ding Phil Scott for that when you don't know how you would have voted? :30 What I know is what we need to do going forward :34))


Election day is just 13 days away. If you haven't registered yet, you still have time -- the deadline is a week from today.


A project aimed at bringing renewable energy to New England could have a big economic impact in the North Country. Rose Gomez talked with officials about the Vermont Green Line project to get the details.


Small and rural Beekmantown, New York could be on the map for an energy project aimed at bringing renewable power to New England. ((Mike Relyea/Vermont Green Line Spokesperson 5701 04:35:53 "We'll bring wind power from the Bull Run project which is just north of here--north and west of here--up in Ellenburg area. That's about 400 megawatts of wind at peak, and then we'll be combining that when the wind's not blowing with hydropower coming down from Quebec. 04:36:08)) The Vermont Green Line Project has been in the works for several years. Plans are to set up a converter station in Beekmantown that would transfer the energy on a 60 mile route from New York to New Haven, Vermont---and that includes going under Lake Champlain. ((Mike Relyea/Vermont Green Line Spokesperson 5701 04:34:18 "We'll be going down underground under the roads. Jersey Swamp Road, West hill road that we came over to get here, Burke road, Party road, and then we'll get underneath 87 and cross over route 9. Then we'll get into the lake in that area there, but it will all be underground. We'll be able to move about 500 feet a day." 04:34:34)) Power companies in Vermont and other New England states could then purchase the energy that's transported under the lake. Beekmantown resident and store owner, Marvin Bordeau, says he's got mixed feelings about the plan. He's more worried about the wind turbines being set up in other towns. ((Marvin Bordeau/Bordeau's Furniture 5716 04:46:56 "but I am concerned a little bit on if there's any noise, and that's the one thing, because the windmills on my property or next to my property--they're a pain, and they're very noisy." 04:47:13)) Officials say the project will bring a large chunk of revenue to the area that could even lead to lower taxes for residents. Vermont Green Line has agreed to pay the town, county, and school district a total of $70 million over 20 years in lieu of taxes. ((Dennis Relation/Beekmantown Supervisor "is a win win. I think the taxpayers are going to be very happy if this all goes through to fruition and is approved. Not only the taxpayers through the town but also through the school taxes)) Vermont Green Line officials would not talk on the record about any revenue that Vermont communities may receive from the project. Though they are still waiting for final permitting approvals, officials say construction wouldn't begin until 2018. Rose Gomez, Channel 3 News, Beekmantown.


Lows: Temperatures were chilly this morning. Highs: and they didn't climb much during the day today. RPM: Tomorrow we are going to see the next storm arriving during the afternoon. It will start off cold, with snow in the higher elevations, but overnight the temperatures warm up and that will change over to rain. RPM potential: Here's what we are expecting before that happens, there could be 4-6" of accumulation in the mountains before it changes over to rain. Surface: We will have a bit of a break late Friday, but this next weather system will reach us by the beginning of the weekend.


Tonight: Mostly cloudy and cold. Lows: 20/28 Winds: N 5-10 mph Thursday: Increasing clouds. A mix of rain and snow developing. Highs: 38/45 Winds: SE 5-15 mph Thursday Night: Cloudy skies. Periods of rain and mountain snow. Lows: 30/38 Winds: SE 5-15 mph Friday: Cloudy skies. Periods of rain, some mountain snow (above 2000') Highs: 40/47 Winds: N 5-10 mph Extended: Saturday through Wednesday. Friday night: Chance of rain/snow. Lows 30/38 Saturday: Rain likely. Highs 45/52 Lows 33/40 Sunday: Lingering clouds AM. Highs 43/50 Lows 33/40 Monday: Partly sunny. Highs 40s Lows 25/35 Tuesday: Partly sunny. Highs 50s Lows 30s Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Highs 50s



Investigators say they caught crooks who defrauded thousands from a Vermont bank. Prosecutors say four Quebec men used information stolen from Canadians -- to take out cash from NBT Bank branches in Burlington and Essex. The feds say they ran the operation out of of storage unit in Williston -- where agents seized more than 30-thousand dollars cash -- a card reading device -- and almost 400 gift cards. Each of them face up to five years in prison and a quarter-million dollar fine.

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Faculty -- staff -- and students -- at Vermont's largest university -- are the target of a new fake check scam. It typically involves a job offer -- or an overpayment for services. The scammers send the victim a check or money order -- then ask them to mail or wire a percentage back to cover taxes and fees. The problem is -- the check bounces -- after the victim reimburses the scammer. UVM warns people -- it will never issue a check and ask for some of it back.

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Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger says he's "deeply troubled" by the controversial Facebook posts by a Burlington School Board member. David Kirk came under fire last week after posts surfaced that some say were racially insensitive. Weinberger says the posts are degrading and demeaning to women, new Americans, African Americans, students and others. Lawyers for the Burlington school board are reviewing whether Kirk violated board policies. Kirk has since apologized for the postings.


A group of Graniteville residents continue to fight an asphalt plant they say causes air pollution. The group -- called "Neighbors for Healthy Communities" -- took their case to the Vermont Supreme Court. They say the hot asphalt plant creates air pollution and traffic problems near their homes, and that the environmental court failed to deny an ACT 250 Permit appeal -- even though it acknowledged -- some adverse effects on residents.


(( 00:52:58 Laura Murphy/Lawyer for Neighbors "In the environmental division words, "Pungent, eye-watering, throat-stinging odors that permeate neighbors properties in the summertime and cause them to forego outdoor recreation.)) ((01:09:09 Alan Biederman/Rock of Ages Corp. "There is nothing in the trial and nothing in the findings upon which anyone could base any finding -- and the trial court didn't -- that this had happened with any particular frequency.)) Lawyers for the plant's owners -- which include the Rock of Ages Corporation -- say state regulators monitor the site closely -- and that it has not violated its permits.

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A road trip this week for Vermont's Supreme Court justices. They were in Hyde Park Tuesday to hear oral arguments on half a dozen cases. The court travels away from Montpelier several times a year to court houses and other venues around the state. Justices say it's a chance to connect with members of the public -- like law school students attending Tuesday's session.


((Justice Beth Robinson/Vermont Supreme Court... once a year we like to get out so people don't have to shlep to montpelier.)) ((Will Davis/Vermont Law School Student.... nice to hear about the field we are interested in working in. understand the technical issues behind the arguments being made.)) While the high court hears arguments on a variety of cases -- there are no rulings. Those generally weeks or months down the road.


Starting Line Sports ...the UVM men's hockey team is gearing up for a tough weekend. The Cats will host 11th ranked Michigan Friday night in the Wolverines first ever visit to Gutterson, then Vermont travels to 16th ranked Northeastern Sunday for their Hockey East opener. The Cats are coming off a strong weekend after earning a win and a tie at then-20th ranked Nebraska-Omaha. Freshman goaltender Stefanos Lekkas rightly grabbed the headlines, making 43 saves in the two games, the second in a relief appearance, to be named the Hockey East defensive player of the week. But at the other end of the ice, the Cats scored nine goals in the two games...a 4-4 tie Friday...and five unanswered Saturday in a 5-2 win. Prior to the season, coach Kevin Sneddon said the team needed to figure out how to score more goals, and through the first four games of the season, the Cats have lit the lamp 16 times, an average of four a game. And everyone has been chipping in. 12 players have at least one goal this season, and twenty have at least one point. This past weekend, the nine goals were scored by eight different players. Coach Sneddon says the key has not only been creating more scoring opportunities, but making the most of those chances as well.


((TRT: 27 ... OC: THAT ARE PRODUCING)) ((Sneddon/ ))


Coming up later, day two of the high school fall sports playoffs ...


Health officials are trying to find the source of a severe illness in Plattsburgh. As Rose Gomez reports -- at least 4 patients have been hospitalized with Legionnaire's disease.


To some residents in the North Country, pneumonia seems like an all too common sickness that comes with the colder seasons. ((Zachary Smith/Plattsburgh 6108 01:45:02 "We're so used to the cold, we can literally go out in shorts and we don't mind it, and the next thing you know, we're sick, and we don't understand why. It just comes with the territory." 01:45:14)) But there's a severe form of pneumonia showing up among Plattsburgh city residents--and it's got officials on the hunt for answers. In recent weeks, four people living in the same neighborhood on the Western side of the city have been hospitalized with legionnaire's disease. You get it by breathing in water mist or vapor that contains a bacteria called legionella. ((Darwyna Facteau/Clinton County Director of Health Services 6123 01:57:01 "Usually it's fever. You just don't feel well. Sometimes difficulty breathing, coughing, and when they do a chest X-Ray they do have pneumonia, and the treatment is antibiotics, and most people do recover." 01:57:17)) The bacteria is commonly found in the environment, and Clinton County health officials say they see sporadic cases of the sickness every year. Right now they do not think there is a greater risk to the public. ((John Kanoza/Clinton County Director of Environmental Health 6123 01:55:44 "City of Plattsburgh's water supply is great. It's fine. It's just legionella can grow at the right temperatures. Hot water tanks, as I said, cooling towers, showerheads, things like that, and it's just it stagnates after a while. Stagnant water's never good for anything. It grows a lot of other baceteria too." 01:56:00)) Officials have tested the water in the specific neighborhood and surrounding areas to figure out the source -- but they say it can take up to 10 days to get the results. ((Zachary Smith/Plattsburgh 6108 01:46:59 "I want them to find out and get it taken care of. That's everyone around here--affects the population." 01:46:08)) The sickness is not contagious from person to person, and it cannot be contracted from drinking water that has legionella. Common sources spreading the disease? Moisture from a shower, air conditioner, or hot tub containing the bacteria. ((Darwyna Facteau/Clinton County Director of Health Services 6123 01:51:26 "And you don't commonly see it in anybody under 30. You see it in older people and people who are immune compromised. They tend to pick up the germ and get sick." 01:51:39)) Officials say at least two of the 4 patients have been released from the hospital. Rose Gomez, Channel 3 News, Plattsburgh.




If you have a child in school - you probably know there's a big push to make sure kids are learning about STEM. Science - Technology - Engineering and Math. Schools tackle that in different ways - and today kids in the Queen City got a high-flying lesson.


((countdown nats title 3666)) Hours of work... ((more nats)) ...taking flight in Burlington. ((TC 57:00:09 Title 3683 Sean Poyle/5th grader: "i put the superman symbol, a lucky lightning bolt and my call sign, savage." 57:10:01)) Fifth graders at Christ the King School -- showing you don't have to be an astrophysicist to get a lift from math -- science - and creativity. ((TC 01:02:17:08 Title 3689 Elizabeth Gillis/5th Grade Teacher: "they have built these rockets from the beginning and today we finished assembling them in the classroom and launch them." 01:02:24:12)) ((nats)) Personalization was key. ((TC 58:01:28 Title 3683 Sean Poyle/5th grader: "the lucky lightning bolt helped me." 58:04:24)) ((TC 01:00:48:01 Title 3688 Grace Mchenry/5th Grader: "random things. Owls and Stuff. And then I had people write their name on it." 01:00:54:07)) ((TC 01:02:46:14 Title 3689 Elizabeth Gillis/5th Grade Teacher: "all the activities that they partake in are hands on. They are to get students jazzed about science and math." 01:02:52:21)) Its been a hands-on lesson here for 15 years. But for students like Grace McHenry - its new -- exciting -- and exactly what teachers aim for every day. ((TC 01:01:25:03 Title 3688 Grace Mchenry/5th Grader: "and it would be a fun way to learn it so none of us were not paying attention." 01:01:29:01))



The CVU girls soccer team has been the gold standard in the state for half a decade. Five straight Division One championships and a four year, 48-game win streak. This fall, the Redhawks have still been very good, but they enter the postseason as the fourth seed in D-1, coming off a 10-2-2 season. This afternoon, CVU beginning it's push toward title number six...the Redhawks hosting thirteenth seed Brattleboro... --- Opening minutes, CVU with a great chance... but the shot is turned away by Brattleboro's Megyn Ayotte...keeps this one scoreless... --- But in the 9th minute, the Redhawks find the back of the net. Sierra Morton with the great feed to Signy Shumway, who one-times it for the goal. 1-0 CVU. --- 2 minutes later, off a Colonel turnover... Sara Kelley converts from long distance. 2-0 Redhawks... CVU cruises to the 6-0 win, advancing to the D-1 Quarterfinals...


Sticking with D-1, third-seeded Rice hosting number-14 Rutland... --- After a 1-1 first half, Rice looking for go-ahead goal...but Loren Henderson keeping the Green Knights at bay. After a scoreless half and 2 scoreless overtimes, we head to Penalty Kicks... --- Tied at 1 in the final round of kicks, Rice keeper Hannah Miller comes up with the big save to give the Knights a shot at the win... --- And Sarah Boland seizes the opportunity ...she finds the corner to clinch it for Rice... And the Green Knights win it 2-1 on Penalty Kicks


Division Two...number sixteen Springfield... visiting Milton, the top seed and defending state champs. --- Two minutes into the game, the Yellow Jackets Taylor Quintin turns, fires and scores. Milton taking a 1-0 lead. --- About 5 minutes later, Quintin is at it again, intercepting the goal kick and putting it right back into the net. 2-0 Jackets. --- 45 seconds later, the ball goes through the box, Katerina Desranleau is on the other side to put it in. Milton goes on to the 9-0 win and will host Woodstock on Saturday in the quarterfinals.


fourth seed U-32 taking on number thirteen Randolph in a D-2 playdown... --- U-32 up 2-0 but Reille Brassard sends it in and Anna Poulin blasts it off the crossbar and in to get the Ghosts back within a goal at 2-1 --- in the second half, Raiders trying to put it away, Ruby Lamb in on cage but Kiara Nonemacher makes the big stop to keep Randolph within one --- eventually the Raiders do find some insurance, Aine Kennedy finds the twine... and at last check U-32 led 3-1 in the second half. We'll have a final at 11pm.


to Division Three...a 6-11 matchup... Winooski traveling to BFA-Fairfax... --- final minute of the first half, The Bullets Megan Domina sends one high and deep towards the goal, it goes off the crossbar right to teammate Kira Weis who puts it into the far corner. Fairfax up 1-0 at the break. --- Second half was all about Winooski goalie Amna Cicak, turing away several shots from the Bullets. --- she had some help later in the half, Macy McNall steps into the shot, but it bounces right off the post. Fairfax has to settle for the one goal, but it's enough. 1-0 Bullets. They will visit Green Mountain Union Saturday at 1.


to field hockey...and a Division Two seed Spaulding facing number eight Harwood ... --- the Tide had the first real chance with Alison Ahearn weaving through the defense but Emma Cosgrove makes the big stop --- on the other end it's Celia Lawton winding up and she finds the back of the net as the Highlanders take a 1-0 lead early in the first half --- and Cosgrove did her part to keep it that way, denying Ahearn again --- the Tide has its chances but can't find the equalizer Harwood pulls of the huge upset by the score of 1-0, they'll move on to the semifinals


With both of Boston's top goalies injured, the Bruins turned to former first round draft pick Malcom Subban last night and the 22-year-old struggled. Making just his second start for the Bruins, Subban allowed three goals on 16 shots before being pulled in a 5-0 loss to Minnesota last night at TD Garden and fell to 3-3 on the season. Tuukka Rask is day-to-day with an injury and backup Anton Khudobin is out three weeks, so last night, the B's brought up both rookie netminders from Providence, Subban and 24-year-old Zach McIntyre. McIntyre replaced Subban midway thru the second period, and in his NHL debut, allowed two more goals on 17 shots. McIntyre is expected to make his first start when the Bruins visit the New York Rangers tonight. Also, tonight, the unbeaten Montreal Canadiens, off to a 5-0-1 start, are in the Big Apple as well to take on the Islanders.


Cleveland, behind great pitching from Corey Kluber and ex-Red Sox Andrew Miller, shutout the Cubs 6-0 in Game One of the World Series last night in Cleveland. Game two is tonight. Rain is in the forecast so the start time has been moved up an hour to 7pm.



Tonight at 11. What will happen to a pit bull pup that bit a woman in Highgate? The town looking at putting the animal down. Our crew is there. A full report -- on the Channel 3 News at 11. Plus, how the Russian government breaks into American computers. Next -- on the CBS Evening News. Take care. See you soon. Good night.

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