Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
8:41 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Vermont National Guard Reducing Furlough Days to Eleven

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The Vermont National Guard says the number of furlough days for about 500 of its federal technicians is being reduced from 14 to 11.

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North Country News
8:40 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Vermont Closes Trails and Cliffs Near Falcon Nests

Peregrine falcon and handler at the Portland Audubon Society
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The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says 10 cliffs and hiking trails across the state are closed to protect peregrine falcon nesting areas.

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North Country News
8:39 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Former Vermont Lawman Pleads Not Guilty in U.S. Gun Case

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A former Vermont police officer has pleaded not guilty to a series of federal gun and tax charges.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Farm Bill Moves Out of Committee, Regional Interests Want Floor Vote

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The U.S. House Agriculture Committee late Wednesday night approved the Farm Bill, moving it to the full House for consideration.

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North Country News
11:30 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Owner of Vermont Oil Pipeline Seeks Ruling Re-Do

Portland Pipeline terminal in Maine
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The owner of a crude oil pipeline that runs between Maine and Montreal is asking Vermont environmental regulators to reconsider a ruling that would require a new review under the state's land use law if the company seeks to move Canadian tar sands oil in the pipeline.

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North Country News
9:15 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Vermont To Offer Discounted Bus Fares to State Workers

Montpelier, Vermont
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says new efforts are being made to encourage state workers in Montpelier not to drive into the city but to use other commuting methods.

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New York News
7:30 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

NY Man Released After DNA Tests Is Due in Vermont Court

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A suburban New York man, released from a life-without-parole sentence after new DNA tests cast doubt on his conviction for killing his wife in a Vermont condominium almost two decades ago, is due to be arraigned again in the killing.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Regional Reaction to IRS-Tea Party Targeting

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The internal treasury investigation that found the Internal Revenue Service improperly selected conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status for further appraisal has outraged Congress and groups across the country. Some organizations across the Northeast are concerned, and others have felt the influence of the IRS targeting. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has reaction from some of local patriot groups.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Vermont Legislature Adjourns Session

Vermont Statehouse
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The Vermont Legislature ended the first half of its biennium Tuesday night, bringing the 2013 session to a close.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

AT&T to Restore Cell Service to Vermont Town

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Some AT&T cellphone customers in Putney could see their service restored after it was inadvertently cut during an upgrade in the southeastern Vermont community.

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