Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

DEC Warns Hikers of Muddy Trails in Adirondack High Peaks

Mud holes and exposed tree roots indicate heavy use of a trail to Brothers Mountain in the Adirondack Forest Preserve
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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation wants hikers to stay off trails in the high peaks of the Adirondacks.

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North Country News
10:30 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Agri-Mark Dairy Co-op to Consolidate Vermont Offices

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The Agri-Mark Inc. dairy cooperative is planning to consolidate its Vermont operations and buy and renovate an industrial building in Waitsfield.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Vermont Governor and Lawmakers Reach Deal on Budget, Taxes

Vermont Statehouse
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin and legislative leaders say they've reached a deal on a budget and taxes for the coming fiscal year that they say won't require any additional tax increases.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

New Coast Guard Commander in Northern New England

Two Coast Guard Helicopters
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The Coast Guard has a new commander overseeing operations in northern New England.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Vermont Senate Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana

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The Vermont Senate has approved legislation that would remove criminal penalties and replace them with civil fines like a traffic ticket for possession of up to an ounce of marijuana.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

New England Ski Visits Up

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The National Ski Areas Association is reporting that ski resorts in New England and New York rebounded this past winter from a lackluster 2012 season with a 20 percent increase in skier visits.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Vermont Lawmakers Work Towards Adjournment

Vermont Statehouse
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Vermont lawmakers have a heavy agenda this week as they work to end the session by Saturday.

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North Country News
11:45 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Vermont Board Says Sheffield Wind Meets Noise Levels

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The Vermont Public Service Board says the 16-turbine industrial wind project in Sheffield is meeting its noise standards and is in compliance with its Certificate of Public Good.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Vermont Teacher Denies Student Sex Charge

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A forty-four-year-old Burlington High School Spanish teacher, Giovanna Yaranga, was arraigned Monday and pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual exploitation of a minor.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Vermont House Debates Immigrant Driver Privileges

Vermont Statehouse
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The Vermont House has given preliminary approval to a bill that would allow immigrant farmworkers who are in the country illegally to drive in Vermont, with a new type of driver's privilege card.

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