Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
6:59 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Vermont Community Expands Smoke-Free Policy to Include all Tobacco Products

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Many communities in Vermont prohibit smoking on town-owned properties. One community is moving one step further by barring all tobacco use on its properties.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Coalition of Vermont Businesses and Political Leaders Call for Federal Climate Change Solutions

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A group of Vermont business, industry and political leaders used the Ben and Jerry’s factory as a backdrop Wednesday to call on the federal government to do more to combat climate change.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Man Facing Death for Killing Vermont Woman Seeks Review

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Lawyers for a man on federal death row for abducting and killing a Vermont woman are asking a judge for a closed-door hearing to interview some of the jurors from the 2005 trial who sentenced him to death.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Vermont Takes Economic Temp With New Thermometer

Vermont lawmakers are being told that the state isn't as well off as some might think. In fact, a University of Vermont study finds there's a 42.8 percent gap between a key measure of Vermont's economic activity and a broader measure of the well-being of the state.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Vermont Yankee to Lay Off 30 Workers

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
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The owner of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant says about 30 jobs will be cut by the end of the year.

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New York News
7:30 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

US-Canada Study Group Releases Flood Report

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A joint U.S.-Canadian study group says there is an urgent need to spend about $14 million to study floodplain planning and forecasting in the Lake Champlain basin.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Voter Registration a Mandated Part of Health Exchanges

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Vermont will become the third state to offer voter registration through its health insurance marketplace later this year.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Congressman Tours Industrial Facility in Plattsburgh

Imperial Industrial Park Property Manager David Bray (left) with Congressman Bill Owens
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Upstate New York Congressman Bill Owens toured Imperial Industrial Park in Plattsburgh this morning. The half-million square foot facility, one of the largest buildings in the North Country, hosts a number of tenants, including contractors for Nova Bus and Bombardier.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Vermont Allows Voter Registration During Insurance Buy

Vermont will become the third state to offer voter registration through its health insurance marketplace later this year.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Global Citizenship Advocate Davis Dies in Vermont

Garry Davis
Credit World Government of World Citizens

A man who renounced his U.S. citizenship in 1948 and for the next six decades led a movement for global citizenship has died in Vermont.

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