Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

VT Exchange Numbers Grow; Website Issues Persist

Enrollment numbers are growing for the new Vermont Health Connect health insurance exchange, but on its second day of operation, the system continued to struggle with a too-slow website.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Update on Transmission Line Project Presented

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Officials from Transmission Developers, the company planning to place a buried, underwater electric transmission cable between Quebec and New York City, provided an update on the project to interested parties in Plattsburgh this week.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Democratic Congressman Discusses Government Shutdown

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The government shutdown is garnering fierce criticism from Democrats, including Congressman Bill Owens. The Democrat from New York’s 21st district held a conference call with reporters from the region Tuesday afternoon to talk about the potential repercussions.

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New York News
9:45 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

State Obtained Adirondack Land Opens to Public

A river in the Adirondacks
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More than 11-thousand acres of Adirondack lands opened for public recreational use on Tuesday.

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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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