Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
10:40 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Sanders Pushes Access to Dental Care

A dentist conducts an oral extraction procedure
Credit Senior Airman Brett Clashman, U.S. Air Force/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain

Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is continuing to push for better and more affordable access to dental care for Americans.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Pentagon Eyes VT for Missile Interceptor Site

A Ground-Based Interceptor is shown shortly after liftoff from Vandenberg AFB, Calif., on December 5, 2008. The launch, designated FTG-05, was a test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System.
Credit U.S. Missile Defense Agency/Flickr

The Department of Defense is considering Vermont as the location for an anti-ballistic missile launch site.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

VT's Leahy Hails Committee OK for Shield Law

Senator Patrick Leahy

Vermont's senior U.S. senator says it's good news that legislation to create a federal media shield law has cleared a key hurdle.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Annual Festival Commemorates Turning Point in War of 1812

Battle of Plattsburgh
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The largest annual festival in Plattsburgh is occurring this week. The 10 day Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration peaks this weekend with parades and re-enactments of a naval battle that some say was a critical turning point in the War of 1812.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Pipeline Hearing Contentious

Addison Natural Gas Project map
Credit Vermont Public Service Board

The Vermont Public Service Board held a hearing on a proposed new natural gas pipeline Tuesday, leading to an at times raucous, tense exchange between opponents and board members.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

VT Using Solar to Power 10 State Buildings

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The state of Vermont is going to use solar power to run 10 state office buildings across the state, including all seven Vermont prisons.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

College Remembers 9/11

SUNY Plattsburgh 9/11 memorial
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

SUNY Plattsburgh held a memorial service at noon today to remember the events of 9/11 and two alumni who died when the towers collapsed 12 years ago.

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North Country News
5:30 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

9/11 Commemorated at Border Crossing

Presenting the colors at the Champlain border
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Champlain Port of Entry commemorated the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks with a ceremony at the border between the U.S. and Canada this morning.

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North Country News
11:45 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

VT Governor Proclaims September Preparedness Month

Credit Vermont Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

The Vermont Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is urging people to be prepared for unexpected emergencies.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

U.S. Seeks Info on Vandalism in VT National Forest

Credit andyarthur/Flickr

The U.S. Forest Service is asking the public for help in finding who's responsible for what's being called significant vandalism in Vermont's Green Mountain National Forest.

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