Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Governor Approves Essex County Sales Tax Increase

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has approved a request that will allow Essex County to increase its sales tax by one-quarter of a percent.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Owens Holds Town Hall in Plattsburgh

Town Hall with Congressman Bill Owens 8-20-13
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Upstate New York Congressman Bill Owens held a town hall at Clinton Community College in Plattsburgh Tuesday evening to take questions from constituents in the Northeast part of his district.

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North Country News
4:15 am
Wed August 21, 2013

NH Farmers Weigh in on Food Safety Rules

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Federal officials are trying to reassure farmers in New Hampshire and Vermont about proposed food safety rules that would require them to be more vigilant about guarding against contamination.

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North Country News
1:15 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Settlement Reached in False Trademark Case in VT

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The Vermont Attorney General's office has reached a settlement with a New York City business that it says misrepresented itself as a trademark renewal service.

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WAMC News
10:30 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Mass. Computer Tax May Affect NH Businesses

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A Massachusetts sales tax applied to computer software design services may affect some New Hampshire businesses with a presence in the state.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

More EEE Found in VT Mosquitoes

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The Vermont Health Department says aerial spraying of a pesticide is planned in southern Addison County after Eastern equine encephalitis has been detected in more mosquitoes.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Group Urging Repeal of Vermont’s End of Life Law

Governor Peter Shumlin signs Vermont End of Life Choices law on May 20, 2013
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A group opposed to Vermont’s new End-of-Life-Choices law has begun running ads on local television stations urging its repeal.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Sanders Discusses VA Medical Opportunities

Dr. Hugh Huizenga (left), Senator Bernie Sanders (center), Deborah Amdur (right)
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Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, chair of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, extolled the innovative programs of the White River Junction VA Medical Center during a press conference in Burlington on Monday.

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New York News
11:15 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Ag Researchers Study Northern NY Juneberry Prospects

Juneberries
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Researchers in northern New York will study whether a blueberry-like fruit called the juneberry will thrive in the region.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Sanders: Eligible VT Vets Should Use VA Health System

Senator Bernie Sanders (left) with White River Junction VA Medical Center Director Deborah Amdur
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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is urging Vermont veterans to see if they are eligible for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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