Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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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

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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
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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
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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
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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

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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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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Congressman Tours Beer Distributor

Congressman Bill Owens at Plattsburgh Distributing
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New York Congressman Bill Owens toured a beer distributor in Plattsburgh this afternoon.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Republicans Choose Candidates for Plattsburgh City Seats

Plattsburgh City Hall
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Plattsburgh city Republicans caucused late last week and chose their slate of candidates to challenge the Democrats vying for all City Hall seats in the November election.

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North Country News
10:15 am
Sat May 25, 2013

Vermont Plans National Search for Education Secretary

Credit Vermont Agency of Education

A committee of Vermont State Board of Education has been set up to do a national search for a new education secretary.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Senator Patrick Leahy Discusses Washington Issues

Senator Patrick Leahy
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont’s senior U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy met with reporters from the region at his office in Montpelier Friday morning to talk about issues facing Congress.

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