Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Conference Scheduled in Vermont on Political Civility

Credit Vermont Humanities Council

A conference set for Saturday in Montpelier focuses on the state of civility in political discourse in politics and how Vermont compares nationally.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Vermont Lake Champlain Museum Chief Moving to St. Johnsbury

Adam Kane
Credit Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

The co-director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is going to become the executive director of the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium in the northeastern Vermont town of St. Johnsbury.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Two Unions Compete to Represent Vermont Home Care Workers

Credit Mescon/Erik Söderström/Flickr

Two organizations are competing to represent up to 7,000 home-care workers in Vermont.

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North Country News
4:00 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Governor Presents Tax Free Plan to Northern New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo discussing Tax Free NY at SUNY Plattsburgh
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is traveling across the state to build support for his Tax-Free New York initiative. This morning he was at SUNY Plattsburgh.

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North Country News
11:45 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Vermont Governor Signs Spending Bill in Unused Offices

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has signed the capital budget bill at the Waterbury state office complex that was made unusable by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Vermont Health Co-op Discusses Certification Effort

Credit taxcredits.net

A top officer of a newly formed health insurance cooperative says she's going to ask a Vermont regulator to reconsider a decision that denied them a license.

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New York News
7:15 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Sale Eyed for Publicly Owned Upstate NY Arena

Interior - Glens Falls Civic Center
Credit Doug Kerr-Dougtone/Flickr

The upstate arena that's the longtime home of minor league hockey and the New York state high school boys basketball championships could be up for sale.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Speaks at Lake Champlain Conference

White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley speaking at ECHO-Leahy Center on Lake Champlain
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The ECHO-Leahy Center on Lake Champlain is hosting a two day environmental summit.  Scientists from across the region, and the country, are attending the meeting to find new ways to plan for clean water action.  Wednesday's morning session featured comments from an official from the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

The conference “Blue Water in the Green Mountains” is bringing researchers, academics, business people, politicians and national experts to discuss environmental strategies for the waters of Lake Champlain and beyond its Basin.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Peace Bridge Divides US-Canadian Board Members

Peace Bridge
Credit Doug Kerr-Dougtone/Flickr

Proposed improvements on the New York side of the international Peace Bridge have divided the American and Canadian members of the bi-national board that oversees it. A 5-5 deadlock stalled action at its latest meeting last week, putting projects in limbo.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Vermont Health Insurer and Psych Hospital Team Up

Credit Darnyi Zsoka/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain

Vermont's largest health insurance provider and the largest private psychiatric hospital are working together and creating what they believe will be a better way to deliver both traditional and mental health care.

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