Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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New York News
9:45 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Project Would Carry NY Power to Massachusetts Via Vermont

A Massachusetts developer is hoping to carry renewable electricity from northern New York to the New England power grid via a power line that would run under Lake Champlain.

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New York News
7:30 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

States Tell NRC Better Nuclear Waste Rules Needed

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Vermont, New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut are petitioning the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a more thorough review of issues connected with storage of highly radioactive nuclear waste at plant sites.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Mayor Appoints Interim Airport Manager to Permanent Position

Burlington International Airport manager Gene Richards at podium, Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger standing behind.
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Burlington, Vermont Mayor Miro Weinberger announced the permanent appointment of Gene Richards as Director of Aviation at the Burlington International Airport. Essentially the airport manager, Richards moves into the position after 10 months as interim director.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Grants Awarded to Provide Health Exchange Enrollment Help

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Vermont Health Connect has awarded $2 million in grants to 18 organizations to provide in-person enrollment assistance for the state’s new healthcare exchange.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Vermont Sues, Accusing Company of "Patent Trolling"

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The Vermont attorney general's office is suing a business, accusing it of "patent trolling."

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Report Finds Vermont Trooper's Use of Deadly Force Justified

An investigation has concluded that a Vermont state trooper was justified in the use of deadly force when he shot a man in a Danville school bus last year.

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New York News
7:15 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Amendment to Block Border Crossing Fee Passes

Border crossing between Champlain, NY and Lacolle, Quebec
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An amendment introduced by NY Congressman Bill Owens to block a border fee proposed by the Department of Homeland Security in its 2014 budget request was passed in the Appropriations committee Wednesday.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

First Hearing on Lake George Invasive Prevention Plan Held

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The Lake George Park Commission held the first of two public hearings on its draft aquatic invasive species prevention plan Tuesday afternoon. While most who attended expressed support, some are concerned about how the plan could affect boaters’ access to the lake.

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North Country News
10:30 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Vermont Gets $6.3M in Homeland Security Grants

Vermont is getting $6.3 million in federal Homeland Security grants to help the state develop prevention and preparedness programs to respond to acts of terrorism and other catastrophic events.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Cuomo, Mohawk Leaders Sign Casino Pact

St. Regis Mohawk administration building
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Governor Andrew Cuomo and St. Regis Mohawk tribal leaders have signed an agreement to ensure the Mohawks keep their exclusive casino territory in northern New York while paying the state $30 million in gambling proceeds that have been withheld.

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