Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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WAMC News, North Country News
4:33 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Environmental Scorecard Grades State Legislature

The New York League of Conservation Voters has released its Environmental Progress Report scoring New York legislators on policy progress. The group has given state leaders mixed grades for their actions, or lack thereof,  on a number of natural resource, energy and climate issues.

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WAMC News, North Country News
11:39 am
Tue July 17, 2012

A Conversation With UVM’s New President

E. Thomas Sullivan
UVM

The University of Vermont has a new President. On Monday, E. Thomas Sullivan began his first day leading Vermont’s largest college.  On today’s Community Corner, he takes time to chat with North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley about his new job and vision for the campus.

WAMC News, North Country News
5:06 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Vermont Corrections Panel May Be Permanently Disbanded

Vermont's corrections commissioner says a citizens' review panel formed seven years ago after a spate of inmate suicides and other deaths of people in custody has been suspended and may be disbanded.

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WAMC News, North Country News
4:59 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Governor Releases Campaign Finance Report

Governor Peter Shumlin
Courtesy VT Governor's Office

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has raised more than $676,000 for his reelection campaign.
Candidates have until the end of the day on Tuesday to file their first campaign finance reports of this election cycle.
Shumlin faces Republican state Sen. Randy Brock in the November election. Shumlin's campaign says it has spent $51,000 and has $625,000 of cash in hand.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

WAMC News, North Country News
4:45 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Invasive Insect Spreads to Second County in Vermont

Courtesy Vermont Department of Forest Parks and Recreation

An invasive insect that has destroyed hemlock trees from Georgia through southern New England is spreading in Vermont.

WAMC News, North Country News
4:10 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Protesters Block Highway at Vermont Wind Project Site

WAMC

Traffic was flowing by mid-afternoon Monday on Vermont Route 100 after dozens of anti-wind protesters agreed to move out of the road.  

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WAMC News, New York News
4:04 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Suspect in upstate NY shooting remains at large

Authorities say the search continues for the suspect in a shooting that wounded a man standing outside a home in eastern New York.

WAMC News, North Country News
4:02 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

New UVM President Starts Job

The new president of the University of Vermont says his top priority will be to ensure that no qualified student is denied a higher education because of the cost

President E. Thomas Sullivan met with reporters Monday during his first day leading UVM. Sullivan will hold his first budget meeting this week and plans to be disciplined in aligning the university’s priorities with its academic strengths.
Sullivan, a law professor and an expert on antitrust law,  was vice president and provost at the University of Minnesota before coming to UVM.

WAMC News, North Country News
6:00 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Conviction Reversed on Procedural Error

A 33-year-old Newport, Vermont man has been freed by a court due to what a prosecutor called a procedural error in his 2003 conviction for sexual assault on a minor, but the state says it will still pursue the case.

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WAMC News, North Country News
5:00 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Wind Turbine Approved

Vermont utility regulators have approved a small wind mill for a hilly field in the community of Derby.

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