Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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New York News
1:13 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Canadian Consul General Visits Plattsburgh

Consul General John Prato
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The Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce played host to a visit by the ‘Consul General of Canada in New York’ on Monday.  The consular officer toured several Canadian business operations, including Nova Bus, Bombardier and the Champlain Port of Entry. He also answered questions during a forum with business leaders.

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North Country News
10:30 am
Sun March 24, 2013

Vermont Ski Area Says Workers Can't Work at Competitor

Mount Snow, Vermont
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Vermont's Mount Snow ski resort is telling its employees that as of next month they won't be able to also work at a competing resort.

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North Country News
9:15 am
Sat March 23, 2013

Vermont Senate Advances Tar Sands Regulation Bill

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The Vermont Senate has advanced legislation that would toughen environmental review over an oil pipeline if its use sees significant changes.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Vermont House Advances Bill to Stem Drug Abuse

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Vermont's public safety commissioner says he'll be back next year looking for warrantless police access to a state Health Department database of prescriptions written by Vermont doctors.

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WAMC News
6:30 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Budget Agreement Adds Money to Environmental Protection Fund

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The 2013-14 budget agreement between Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders includes increased funding for the Environmental Protection Fund.  The move is being praised by a coalition of environmental, public health and other stakeholder groups.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Three Ag Bills Re-Introduced

Congressman Bill Owens

A northern New York Congressman is re-introducing three farming related bills that had been proposed in the previous session of Congress. The bills were part of the 2012 Farm Bill, which has yet to be passed by the U.S. House.

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North Country News
10:15 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Vermont Newspaper to Sell Barre Building

The daily newspaper that serves Vermont's capital of Montpelier and the city of Barre says it has reached an agreement to sell its Barre headquarters.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

No Windsor County Ag Fair This Year in Vermont

What some call "the best little fair in Vermont" is on hiatus for the 2013 season.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Vermont Bill Delayed after Complaining Law Firm Letter

Tar Sands, Alberta, Canada
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The Vermont Senate has delayed action on a bill toughening environmental reviews over possible changes in the use of a crude oil pipeline after the state's leading business law firm sent a letter outlining potential legal problems if the bill were to become law.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Vermont Land Trust to Buy 1,100 Acres in Bolton

Bolton Backcountry
Credit Vermont Land Trust

The Vermont Land Trust says it has raised the $1.85 million it needs to buy 1,100 acres of the land in Bolton that will be added to the Mount Mansfield State Forest.

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