Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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WAMC News
1:27 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Owens: Shutdown Linked To Boehner, GOP

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North Country New York Democratic Congressman Bill Owens, in a conference call with reporters hours after the federal government shut down over a budget impasse, said Congress has forgotten the importance of civilian workers.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Farm Bill Extension Expires

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It’s not just the government that shut down today.  Congress has failed to act on the Farm Bill extension, which expired at midnight, and some are concerned that will add to economic uncertainty, especially in the dairy sector.

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North Country News
9:15 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

VT Health Connect Ready for Tuesday Launch

The official overseeing the launch of Vermont's online health insurance marketplace says the system is on track for its scheduled opening.

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New York News
4:45 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Colleges as Economic Drivers Discussed

Left to right: Jason E. Lane, Deputy Director for Research, Rockefeller Institute of Government; Lee Ann Pray, Director of Human Resources, Swarovski Lighting; John Ettling, President, SUNY Plattsburgh; John Jablonski, President, Clinton Community College; Garry Douglas, President/CEO, Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce and Co-Chair North Country Regional Economic Development Council; Paul Grasso, President/CEO, The Development Corporation
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The first of four forums discussing how colleges and universities are a key component of economic development in New York State was held in Plattsburgh recently.

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North Country News
4:30 am
Sun September 29, 2013

Some TD Bank Customers in NH, VT See Other Customer's Info

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Some customers of TD Bank in New Hampshire say they had their information sent to other customers because of what the bank called a "vendor error."

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New York News
3:15 pm
Sat September 28, 2013

NY to Help Pay Cost of Amtrak Train to VT

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The state of New York is going to help pay the cost of running Amtrak's Ethan Allen Express to the Vermont city of Rutland.

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New York News
10:00 am
Sat September 28, 2013

Cuomo Seeks Balance in Adirondack Land Use

Hardwood Hill, Adirondacks
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Governor Andrew Cuomo says he will try to strike a balance between economic development and preservation as he weighs the fate of the state's latest forestland acquisition in the Adirondack Park.

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New York News
11:27 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Plans Still in Works for Burlington-Albany Bus

There's been a bit of a delay, but plans are still in the works to reinstate bus service between Albany, N.Y., and Burlington, VT.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

I-89 Ramp to Be Closed in Latest VT Ledge Project

Interstate 89 near Montpelier
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Motorists traveling north from Montpelier on Interstate 89 are going to have to find another way onto the highway during the blasting phase of Vermont's latest ledge removal project.

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WAMC News
12:30 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Welch Leads Call For Clean Debt Ceiling

Congressman Peter Welch

Vermont Congressman Peter Welch joined with 186 of his Democratic colleagues in the House this week to send a letter he authored to the president urging support for passage of a clean debt limit. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with the Democrat about his efforts to keep the country from defaulting.

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