Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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

Resolutions To Bar Fracking And Associated Waste Materials Considered

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Clinton County legislators and councilors in the city of Plattsburgh are poised to limit hydraulic fracturing, the divisive gas drilling process, and associated materials in the area.

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North Country News
5:45 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Bus Union Discusses Breakdown In Contract Talks

CCTA drivers discuss strike
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The bus strike in Vermont’s most populous county will continue as union contract negotiations stalled over the weekend. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was in Burlington on Monday as drivers discussed the failed talks.

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North Country News
9:15 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

UVM Graduate Tuition Break Could End

University of Vermont
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A bill up for debate in the Vermont House this week would end the in-state tuition break for University of Vermont graduate students.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Striking VT Bus Drivers Say Walkout To Continue

CCTA strikers 3-24-14
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Bus drivers in Vermont’s largest county will continue walking the picket lines after a negotiating session with the Chittenden County Transportation Authority over the weekend was unsuccessful.

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North Country News
10:10 am
Sat March 22, 2014

VT Bill Calls For Study Of Rural Police Coverage

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The Vermont House has endorsed a bill calling for a study of police coverage in rural parts of the state, backing away from immediately calling for an end to the practice of Vermont State Police contracting with small towns.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

VT Lawmaker Buxton Resigns From UVM Trustee Post

University of Vermont campus
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A Vermont state lawmaker has resigned her seat on the University of Vermont Board of Trustees because she was concerned about a possible conflict of interest.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Negotiations Planned This Weekend In Bus Strike

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A mediated meeting between striking bus drivers and the management of the Chittenden County Transportation Authority will occur this weekend in hopes of ending a strike that has now lasted five days.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Weather Service Predicts Flood Risk For Vermont And Northern New York

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued its 2014 national spring flood risk report.  The weather service is predicting an increased threat of spring flooding in Vermont and northern New York due to continued cold temperatures that have kept the deep snow from melting.

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New England News
11:30 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Weather Service Warns of Floods in VT And NY

Spring flooding 2011 Clinton County NY
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The National Weather Service is warning of an increased threat of spring flooding in Vermont because of the continued cold temperatures that has kept the deep snow from melting.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

VT House Budget Writers Enter Home Stretch

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The Vermont House Appropriations Committee is in the final days of drafting a budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1, with items ranging from a 2 percent increase for higher education to $100,000 for a needle-exchange program hanging in the balance.

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