Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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Student Loan Series
1:05 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Part One Of Student Loan Series Assesses Legislative Efforts To Control Costs

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Student loan debt now outstrips credit card debt in the United States and some are concerned that if college costs cannot be contained, the nation’s future economic growth could be compromised.  In today’s installment of our special series on student loans, WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley looks at how legislative efforts might impact the cost of college.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Community College To Announce Layoffs

Clinton Community College in Plattsburgh announced Friday that the Board of Trustees is expected to approve layoffs at a special meeting on Monday.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Sanders Appointed Ranking Member Of Budget Committee

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

Vermont’s junior senator has been assigned a key position on a key committee in the new session of Congress.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Shumlin Says It’s Time To Resolve Fairpoint Strike And Outages

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is calling for a quick resolution of the strike by unionized workers for FairPoint Communications, saying "enough is enough" on a recent spate of phone and Internet outages on the company's system.

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North Country News
4:00 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Judge Dismisses Challenge To NYCO Adirondack Land Swap

NYCO Lewis mine
Credit Protect the Adirondacks

A mine project in the Adirondacks can go forward. That’s the word from the New York State Supreme Court this week.

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New England News
11:10 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Governor Says Power Outages Could Last Until Weekend

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says it could be the weekend before all electric customers have their power back following a two-day storm that dumped heavy, wet snow across the state.

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New England News
8:40 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Widespread Fairpoint Internet Outage In New Hampshire And Vermont

FairPoint Communications says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance led to a loss of high-speed Internet service for thousands of customers in Vermont and New Hampshire.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

City Allows Religious Displays In City-Owned Park

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For what is believed to be the first time, city councilors in Plattsburgh will allow religious displays in the city park during this holiday season — with some restrictions.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Vermont GMO Supporters Decry Federal Bill Targeting State Level Legislation

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A hearing of the subcommittee on Health of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce was held in Washington Wednesday regarding a federal bill that, if passed, would pre-empt Vermont’s new GMO food labeling law. Supporters of Vermont’s law are protesting what they say is an effort to deny citizens access to information.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Vermont Governor Praises Decision Not To Sell App

Governor Peter Shumlin is praising a decision by tech giant Apple to stop offering an app that some Vermont high school students said had been used to bully their classmates.

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