Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Winter Sports Enthusiasts Glad To See Snow

December 12, 2014 Snow
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You may be grumbling about a rough commute and the snow on your driveway today, but winter sports enthusiasts are exuberant about the first substantial snowfall of the season.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Grants Awarded To States Across The Region For Early Education Initiatives

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The U.S. Department of Education has announced $226 million in funding to 34 states to increase access to high-quality preschool programs. States in our region will benefit from those federal dollars.

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New England News
11:40 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Vermont Students Rally Against Cyberbullying

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Students at a Vermont high school are winning praise for their efforts to fight back against online bullying. After a number of negative posts last week using a new social media app, students at Rutland High School organized against the cyber-bullying.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Montana Governor Succeeds Shumlin As Democratic Governors' Chair

Montana Governor Steve Bullock was elected chairman of the Democratic Governors Association at its annual meeting in Los Angeles Tuesday succeeding Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

District Attorney Will Buy Body Cameras For Police

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A northern New York district attorney plans to buy body cameras for law enforcement agencies in his county before he leaves office at the end of the month. In the wake of recent high-profile grand jury decisions involving violent incidents with police, body cameras have been suggested as a possible solution.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Republican Challenger Will Ask Vermont Legislature To Elect Him Governor

Republican Scott Milne (left) and Democrat Peter Shumlin (right)
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The second-place finisher in Vermont’s gubernatorial race says he will ask the legislature to elect him governor instead of the incumbent who received more votes.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

North Country Officials Meet With Montreal Mayor

Panorama of the Montreal Skyline in winter from the top of Mount Royal
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A delegation from the Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce met with the mayor of Montreal this week to discuss areas of common interest and potential cross-border collaborations between Canada’s second-largest city and the North Country.

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New England News
1:15 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Vermont Governor Appoints New Cabinet Secretaries

Vermont Statehouse
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin announced new administration appointments Thursday, filling two key cabinet positions.

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New England News
10:15 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Shumlin Says New Cabinet Secretaries Face Tough Jobs

Vermont Statehouse
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Governor Peter Shumlin announced new administration appointments Thursday, noting that his two new cabinet secretaries are starting their jobs at a tough time for the state.

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New England News
8:45 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Dairy Farmer Insurance Program Deadline Extended

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The deadline for dairy farmers to enroll in a new price protection program has been extended to Dec. 19.

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