Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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New England News
7:40 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Vermont Adjunct Professors Vote To Unionize

Adjunct professors at several Vermont colleges have voted in favor of forming labor unions.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

US Luge Athletes Prepare For World Cup Opener

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The USA Luge team is preparing for its first World Cup competition of the season. Members spoke by conference call from Austria with reporters Tuesday, including WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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New England News
10:15 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Vermont Lawmakers Prepare Child Protection Proposals

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The co-chair of the Vermont Legislature's special Committee on Child Protection says the group is going to propose a number of new laws that members hope will close gaps in the child  welfare system identified in the aftermath of the deaths of two toddlers.

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New England News
8:40 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Some Fairpoint Strikers Getting Jobless Benefits

Hundreds of FairPoint workers in Vermont who have been on strike for weeks are getting unemployment benefits, but officials in Maine and New Hampshire have denied requests for such assistance.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Deadline Looms For Dairy Protection Program Enrollments

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Dairy experts are urging farmers to sign up for a new program included in the Farm Bill that is their only safety net for fluctuating milk prices.

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New York News
5:30 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Historic Building On Former Plattsburgh Air Force Base Sold

Old Stone Barracks November 2014
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The oldest building on the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base has new owners and a new plan for its future. On Monday the new proprietors and plans for the Old Stone Barracks were announced.

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New England News
11:30 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Vermont Auditor Questions State Role In Liquor Sales

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Vermont state Auditor of Accounts Doug Hoffer is questioning the state's role in the liquor business, and says complete privatization likely would have a neutral revenue impact.

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New England News
8:45 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Governor Hassan Asks Agencies For $18M In Budget Cuts

New Hampshire Statehouse
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New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan is ordering state agencies to cut a collective $18 million from their budgets in response to a potential deficit in the two-year state budget ending June 30.

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New England News
12:45 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Vermont Stops Paying Single Payer Consultant

Jonathan Gruber
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In what has become a minor national political scandal, an economist’s controversial comments on the Affordable Care Act have cost him consulting fees. But he will complete his work on a financing plan for Vermont’s single-payer health care system.

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New England News
11:50 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Officials Say Health Exchange Site Working Better

State officials say that the Vermont Health Connect insurance exchange is working much better than it did last year.

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