Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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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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North Country News
10:00 am
Sun May 5, 2013

Vermont Warns About Wildfire Danger

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Vermont officials say dry, breezy conditions have created a high risk for wild fires.

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North Country News
10:30 am
Sat May 4, 2013

GMO Labeling Won't Pass This Year in Vermont

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With just a week or two to go in this year's Vermont Legislative session, it's becoming clear that lawmakers won't pass a bill requiring labels on genetically modified food.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Vermont Mountain Pass Opens

Spring has officially arrived in the Green Mountains.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Vermont Lawmakers Get Good Revenue News

Vermont Statehouse
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Vermont lawmakers grappling with how much new revenue they need to raise in the coming fiscal year just got some welcome news.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Energy Siting Report Released

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The Vermont Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission issued its final report to the governor and legislature earlier this week. Reaction to the report’s recommendations runs the gamut from enthusiastic to lukewarm.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Hospital Union Holds Informational Picket

NYSNA picketers near CVPH Medical Center
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Members of the New York State Nurses Association at the largest hospital in Plattsburgh took their concerns over staffing and wages to the streets Thursday.  Union members held an informational picket over stalled contract negotiations with the CVPH Medical Center.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Vermont's Shumlin Urges Lawmakers Against More Taxes

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Governor Peter Shumlin says he's sorry Vermont's gasoline and diesel taxes had to go up this year, and he's urging lawmakers to pass no other tax increases.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Welfare-to-Work Focus of Vermont Budget Debate

Vermont Statehouse
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The Vermont program for getting people off public assistance and into the workforce is drawing debate at both ends of the Statehouse.

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