Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Vermont Yankee To Shut Down

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
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Entergy, the owner of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant, announced this morning that the reactor will shut down and go off line at the end of 2014.

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North Country News
5:30 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Sterling College Launches Sustainable Ag and Food Systems Center

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Vermont’s Sterling College has created a center to promote sustainable agriculture and food systems.

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WAMC News
10:34 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Vermont Yankee To Shut Down in 2014

Vermont Yankee
Credit NRC/Entergy Nuclear

 The owner of Vermont Yankee says it will shutter the plant at the end of its current fuel cycle, a gradual shutdown that will see Vermont Yankee offline by the end of 2014.  WAMC's Pat Bradley reports.

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US News
11:45 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Ariz. Tries for Foliage Crown, to Vt.'s Chagrin

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Vermont officials are defending of one of the state's most cherished icons, the red-, orange- and gold-hued fall foliage that tops trees and mountains, after an Arizona magazine claimed fall is better there.

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North Country News
10:20 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Vermont To Mark 2nd Anniversary of Irene

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Vermont is marking the second anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene this week.

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North Country News
8:15 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Leahy: Panel Will Examine State, Federal Pot Laws

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The chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee wants to look into the conflicts between state and federal marijuana laws.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Burlington Schools Seek Public Input on Budget

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The School Board in Vermont's largest city is looking to the public for ideas on how to shape its upcoming budget.

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North Country News
1:45 pm
Sat August 24, 2013

U.S. Provides Vt. $565m in Irene Recovery Money

The aftermath of Hurricane Irene in Central Vermont, seen on Sept. 5, 2011. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jim Greenhill)
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Vermont's congressional delegation says the federal government has provided more than $556 million to help the state recover from damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Vt. Police Say Live Grenade Found in Morrisville

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Police in Vermont say the device found outside a McDonald's restaurant in Morrisville that prompted the shopping plaza to be evacuated was a live hand grenade.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Vermont Officials to Seek Capital Investors in China

China map
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, the state commerce secretary and a Northeast Kingdom developer will travel to China next month to recruit investors in the EB5 economic development program.

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