Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Work Underway on Heating System in Vermont Capital

Main Street, Montpelier, Vermont
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Work is underway in Montpelier on a wood-fired municipal heating system that will serve Vermont state offices and some downtown businesses.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

NH Governor Asks For Review on Pipeline Issue

Portland Pipeline terminal in Maine
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New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan has asked Secretary of State John Kerry for a thorough environmental and permitting process before allowing any existing pipelines in the state to transport tar sands oil.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Vermont House Panel OK's School Spending Changes

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A committee of the Vermont House has approved changes in the state school funding system designed to curb growth in spending.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Plattsburgh Ranks Well in Global Cities of the Future Survey

Foreign Direct Investment magazine has issued its biennial ‘Cities of the Future’ rankings.  Montreal and New York City rank highly on the major metropolitan lists. Plattsburgh, New York also ranks in the top five micropolitan areas of economic potential.

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North Country News
10:30 am
Sun April 21, 2013

Vermont Unemployment Drops to 4.1 Percent

The Vermont Labor Department says the state's unemployment dropped to 4.1 percent in March, the eighth straight month without an increase.

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North Country News
9:30 am
Sat April 20, 2013

Vermont Senate Passes Fuel Tax Increases

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The Vermont Senate has pulled back somewhat on a gasoline tax increase passed by the House, but has made up for that by increasing the diesel tax.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

Vermont AG Says GOP and '10 Gov Candidate Settle Suit

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A spokesman for the Republican Governor's Association says they agreed to settle a campaign finance lawsuit filed by the state of Vermont to avoid costly litigation that could have taken two years.

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WAMC News
6:00 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

330 Mile Electric Transmission Line Approved by State Regulators

Lake Champlain
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New York's Public Service Commission has approved the Champlain Hudson Power Express, a plan to build an 330-mile power line from Quebec to Queens that  would be placed mostly under Lake Champlain and the Hudson River.

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New England News
5:00 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

Canada Border Posts on Alert for Boston Suspect

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Canadian border officials are on heightened alert after the disappearance and flight of one of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings.

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North Country News
11:45 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Vermont Landfill Gets 90-Day Extension

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A Vermont landfill that was ordered to close has won a 90-day reprieve.

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