Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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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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North Country News
9:15 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

NY Commission OK's Power Line From Canada to NYC

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New York's Public Service Commission has approved a plan to build an electricity transmission line from Canada to New York City.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Air Force Delays Impact Statement on F-35s

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The Vermont National Guard says the United States Air Force has delayed the release of a final environmental impact statement on where to base its next-generation fighter jet, the F-35, until the fall.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Partisan Local Reaction to Gun Vote

Unable to break the filibuster threshold, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected an effort to expand federal background checks to include all transactions at gun shows and online.  In our region, gun control advocates say it will move their efforts to the state level.

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New England News
5:39 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Immigration Reform Deal Includes Agricultural Provisions

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New York Senator Charles Schumer says the state’s agriculture sector will find it easier to secure a reliable labor force under the recently announced immigration reform deal.

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North Country News
10:30 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Vermont Rule Allows Electronics in Fed Court

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Journalists can now bring cellphones and computers into federal buildings in Vermont.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

NH Legislator Sorry for Calling Women 'Vaginas'

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A New Hampshire lawmaker is apologizing for referring to women as "vaginas" in an email to his House colleagues during a debate over repealing a law allowing people to use deadly force to defend themselves.

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North Country News
8:15 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Schumer Says Immigration Bill Helps Northeast Farmers

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Senator Charles Schumer says farmers, especially in the dairy industry, will find it easier to secure a reliable labor force under sweeping changes to the nation's immigration laws proposed in an 844-page bipartisan bill.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Vermont House Beats Back Bid for F-35 Debate

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The Vermont House has rejected a series of attempts to debate the basing of the F-35 fighter jet in Burlington.

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