Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
10:30 am
Sat April 27, 2013

Vermont Lawmakers Mull Organic Mislabeling

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A Vermont Senate Agriculture hearing Friday looked at the problem of confusion over organic labeling in stores and farmers' markets.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Vermont's Norwich U Gets $25m, Largest Gift Ever

Vermont's Norwich University says it has received a $25 million gift, the school's largest ever, ahead of its bicentennial fund-raising campaign.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Border Fee Idea Scorned Along Vermont-Canada Border

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Vermonters are joining the chorus of criticism over a Department of Homeland Security proposal to study charging a fee to enter the United States at land border crossings.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Draft Invasive Control Plan for Lake George Basin Released

Lake George panorama from Prospect Mountain
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The Lake George Park Commission has issued a draft plan for lake-wide invasive species control and prevention.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Vermont Legislature Approves Gas Tax Increase

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Vermonters could be paying more for gasoline as early as next week.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Shumlin: No Role for Vermont in Gun Control

Governor Peter Shumlin

Governor Peter Shumlin is sticking to his guns in the face of inaction in Washington to address gun violence, saying Vermont needs no changes in its firearms laws.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Fund Raising Campaign Launches to Help Independent Adirondack Theaters Transition to Digital

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A fundraising effort will begin Friday evening in Lake Placid to help embattled movie theaters in the Adirondacks remain open. 

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New York News
12:30 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Negative Response to Proposed Fee to Cross Border

Border crossing between Champlain NY and Lacolle, Quebec
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The Department of Homeland Security is including in its 2014 budget a request for a feasibility study to charge people to cross the border.  Tourism, business and legislative interests in New York’s north country say the idea could harm economic ties between the U.S. and Canada.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Vermont Senate Panel Hears Doctors Debate Wind Power

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The debate over the health effects of wind power turbines has moved to a Vermont Senate panel, with two doctors saying they're hearing real concerns from patients, and a British acoustics expert calling the concerns nonsense.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Vermont Mulls Direct Shipment of Craft Brews

Pale Ale
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In Vermont — a hotbed of craft beer brewing — lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow brewers to ship their beer to customers, like wineries can, to expand their markets.

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