Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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New York News
12:30 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Clinton County Passes Fracking Waste Ban

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The Clinton County Legislature has approved a law banning the sale, transport, storage and disposal of fracking and other waste. The League of Women Voters had pushed for its passage.

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New England News
10:45 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Republican Milne Launches Campaign Website

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Republican Scott Milne has formally launched his campaign for Vermont governor, accusing incumbent Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin of a radical style of governing and promising a more moderate approach.

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New England News
8:30 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Vermont Panel Takes Testimony On Protecting Kids

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A special legislative committee seeking solutions to a child protection crisis in Vermont heard from a number of key players Wednesday, including the heads of the child welfare department, the state police, police chiefs and prosecutors.

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WAMC News
6:30 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Progressive Iowa Democrats Organize Draft Bernie Campaign

Vermont’s junior U.S. Senator, Independent Bernie Sanders, has traveled to Iowa and New Hampshire, generating considerable buzz about a possible presidential campaign. On Tuesday evening, a group of progressive Democrats met in Iowa to form a “Draft Bernie Sanders for President” steering committee.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Progressive To Seek Democratic Support In Lieutenant Governor Campaign

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The Progressive candidate for Vermont lieutenant governor plans to go before Vermont Democrats this weekend to ask for their support.

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New England News
11:15 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

New Hampshire Argues Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Is Legal

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New Hampshire says its law allowing abortion clinics to create buffer zones is different from a Massachusetts law struck down last month by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Vermont Sues Dollar Tree Over Sale Of Jewelry

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The Vermont attorney general is suing Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. for selling jewelry that the state says contains toxic substances.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Police Investigate Death Of 2-Year-Old Child

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Police are investigating the death of a toddler who was found unresponsive in a Shelburne, Vermont, home.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

A Look At General Aviation Safety

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On Saturday morning, a Mooney single engine aircraft crashed three-quarters of a mile from the Lake Placid airport, killing the three people aboard, only the latest small plane crash in a region that has seen several in recent years. In the aftermath of that accident, WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley takes a look at general aviation safety.

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New England News
12:45 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

New Political Action Committee Formed In Vermont

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A new political action committee has been formed in Vermont. Founders of the bi-partisan PAC plan to support candidates who will promote and advocate for fiscal responsibility.

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