Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
2:30 pm
Sat August 31, 2013

Tests Find More EEE Virus in Vt. Mosquito Pools

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The Vermont Health Department says tests have found more mosquito pools infected with the virus that causes the potentially deadly disease Eastern equine encephalitis.

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New England News
9:45 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Border Officials: Be Ready for Busy Crossings

Border crossing between Champlain, NY and Lacolle, Quebec
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U.S. border officials are warning travelers to be prepared for busy crossings this holiday weekend.

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WAMC News
6:30 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Arizona and Vermont Feud Over Fall Foliage

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Magazines on opposite coasts, famous for their photography, are engaging in a tongue-in-cheek rivalry over fall foliage. Arizona Highways is talking on Vermont’s fall foliage, and Vermont Life Magazine has taken up the gauntlet.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Tourism Indicators Strong for Labor Day into Fall

Saranac Lake in the fall
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are cautioning travelers to be prepared for busy crossings this Labor Day weekend. Regional tourism officials say that’s good news as they transition into the fall tourism season.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Burlington Teachers Agree to 3-year Contract

Teachers in the Burlington School District have agreed to a three-year contract that provides annual raises averaging 4 percent.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

VT Office of State Atty Staying Put

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The office of the Vermont state attorney is not relocating to the newly proposed office complex in White River Junction.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Funding Announced Allowing Waterbury Office Complex Project to Move Forward

Governor Peter Shumlin announces funding for Waterbury State Office Complex
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy and Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate were at the state’s flooded-out Waterbury office complex this morning to announce funding to begin demolition of buildings that will allow reconstruction of the complex.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Long-range Shutdown of Vt. Nuke Plant Creates Stir

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
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It will take decades to clear the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant site of nuclear material and that's stirring concerns in the state.

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North Country News
10:20 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Demolition of Irene-Damaged State Offices to Start

State Office Complex Flooding, Waterbury VT
Credit Vermont Agency of Natural Resources

Two years after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Irene inundated the Vermont state office complex in Waterbury, workers are preparing to demolish some of the buildings.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Groups Say Deal in Suit Over Abuse Investigations

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Vermont Legal Aid and Disability Rights Vermont say they have settled a lawsuit with the state Adult Protective Services Division over a backlog of investigations.

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