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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:41 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Cooling Tower Repaired

VT – The cooling tower that collapsed last summer at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant will be repaired by the time the weather warms up. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:39 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Marijuana Laws Brought Before Senate Comittee

VT – The prosecutor who sparked a debate over Vermont's marijuana laws took his case to the Vermont Legislature, telling a Senate committee that people found with small amounts of pot should not be treated as criminals. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:26 am
Fri February 1, 2008

House Committee Passed Hemp Bill

VT – A Vermont House committee has unanimously passed a bill that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:12 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Judge Denies Plea deal for Montreal Woman Charged with Drowning Her Son

lake champlain, VT – A judge has denied a plea deal for a Montreal woman charged with drowning her son in Lake Champlain, in part, because it included the chance that she would serve her prison sentence in Canada. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:07 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Thieves Steel Copper From Catholic Church

Bennington, Vermont – Police say thieves hoping to make a quick buck on the burgeoning black market for copper ripped a copper drain pipe off a Catholic Church in Bennington, Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:04 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Douglas Still Supports 4 Year Terms for Governors

VT – Governor Jim Douglas reiterated his support for extending governors' terms to four years Thursday, saying Vermonters want the change and should get the chance to vote on it. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:01 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Stricter Border Identifications Are Now in Effect

Canadian boarder NY VT – Stricter identification standards went into effect Thursday at the nation's borders. Customs and Border officials reported that traffic was moving smoothly at New York and Vermont's border crossings with Canada. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC News
4:53 am
Fri February 1, 2008

In state's hands

Lanesborough, MA – The dissolution of a school union in the Berkshires could be final June 30, pending approval by the State Department of Education. As WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo reports, not all are pleased with the administrative shuffle that would occur as a result;

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WAMC News
4:45 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Sen. Downing in the Community Corner

Pittsfield, MA – State Senator Benjamin Downing, who represents the 48 western Massachusetts communities that comprise the First Berkshire District, recently completed his freshman year in the legislature. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, has today's community corner;

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WAMC New York News
4:41 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Border Officials Report Smooth Transition To New ID Regulations

Plattsburgh, NY – New identification requirements went into effect at land borders between the US and Canada Thursday. Border officials say there have been no backups and most Canadian and U.S. citizens were prepared for the new requirements. But critics of Homeland Security's rule say it's too early to determine the real impact. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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