Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Railroad Officials Discuss Vandalism and Future of Adirondack Scenic Railroad

Adirondack Scenic Railroad
Credit Jack LaDuke

The Adirondack Scenic Railroad is a tourist train that provides scenic rides in the Lake Placid and Utica regions. In early October, a locomotive was vandalized. The damage is being investigated as a deliberate attempt to stop the train’s operations. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with two of the non-profit railroad’s officials about the incident and how it is impacting future plans for the rail line.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Exotic Fish Found in VT Pond, State Notes Peril

The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is warning people not to release aquarium fish into the state's waterways. The warning came after a non-native clown knife fish was found dead in a central Vermont pond.

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North Country News
10:30 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

VT Police ID Man Shot by Officer as City Resident

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A preliminary Vermont State Police investigation has found the man shot to death by a Burlington police officer was acting irrationally and destroying property.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Feds Fund 3 New Subsidized Health Centers in VT

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A new round of federal grants will provide subsidies to three more health clinics in Vermont.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

VT Aims to Become Hub of Food Systems Education

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Known for its commitment to local foods and its artisan cheeses, maple syrup and even beer, Vermont now hopes to become a national hub for food systems education.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Essex County Board of Supervisors Face Changes Post Elections

Essex County NY Government Center
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Election results for the Essex County New York Board of Supervisors indicate that the new board in January will lean heavily Republican and may lose all of its female members.

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New York News
5:45 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Adirondack Reaction Mixed to Propositions' Passage

Hardwood Hill, Adirondacks
Credit Carl Heilman II

There is both praise and disappointment in the Adirondacks over the passage of New York ballot proposals four and five on election day.  While the approval of Prop 4 is widely praised, the NYCO land swap remains controversial.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Vermont Governor Weighs in on Elections

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin

In an interview with POLITICO, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin calls Terry McAuliffe’s election a rebuke to national Republicans.

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New York News
4:15 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Absentee Ballot Controversy Continues in Wake of Plattsburgh Elections

Plattsburgh City Hall
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

All of the six Plattsburgh city council seats were up for election this year. As the campaigns drew close to election day, Republican candidates in two wards, and in some county legislative races, raised concerns over an unusual increase in filings for absentee ballots. Both winners and losers in Tuesday’s races plan to challenge the validity of the absentee ballots.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Calnon Wins Plattsburgh Mayoral Seat

The city of Plattsburgh elected a new mayor Tuesday in a three-way race that featured two independent candidates.

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