Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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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
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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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New York News
1:11 am
Wed November 6, 2013

New Mayor Elected in Plattsburgh

Voters in Plattsburgh elected a new mayor Tuesday.

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North Country News
10:30 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Audit: 9 Percent of VT State Cellphones Unused

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Vermont's state auditor says he's found nearly $300,000 in savings in the purchasing and oversight of state cellphone services.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Low-income Vermonters Get $18.5M in Heating Funds

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Low-income Vermonters will be getting nearly $18.5 million in federal heating assistance funds.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

National Solar Testing Site Being Launched in VT

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Vermont is going to host a regional center to help test solar technology.

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The Vote
12:00 am
Mon November 4, 2013

The Vote: Electoral History of NY 21 as Owens Secures a Once Republican District for Democrats

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Long considered a Republican stronghold, in 2009, the dynamics of New York’s northernmost Congressional district shifted. In today’s installment of WAMC’s special series The Vote, North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley assesses the win by Democrat Bill Owens and the political winds affecting one of the largest districts in the East.

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North Country News
3:15 pm
Sat November 2, 2013

Caledonia County Dems Pass Energy Resolution

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Democrats in Vermont's Caledonia County want the Legislature and Governor Peter Shumlin to re-evaluate the state's energy policy, including the protection of high-elevation areas from wind development projects.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Eastern Canadian Utility Eying U.S. Power Sales

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An eastern Canadian electric utility that wants to sell its excess power in the United States says there are more deals in the works for new transmission lines through New England.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Absentee Ballot Controversy Flares

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Republicans in Plattsburgh are considering legal action as they claim mishandling of absentee ballots is increasing as election day looms.

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