Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
9:15 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Vermont To Offer Discounted Bus Fares to State Workers

Montpelier, Vermont
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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says new efforts are being made to encourage state workers in Montpelier not to drive into the city but to use other commuting methods.

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New York News
7:30 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

NY Man Released After DNA Tests Is Due in Vermont Court

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A suburban New York man, released from a life-without-parole sentence after new DNA tests cast doubt on his conviction for killing his wife in a Vermont condominium almost two decades ago, is due to be arraigned again in the killing.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Regional Reaction to IRS-Tea Party Targeting

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The internal treasury investigation that found the Internal Revenue Service improperly selected conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status for further appraisal has outraged Congress and groups across the country. Some organizations across the Northeast are concerned, and others have felt the influence of the IRS targeting. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has reaction from some of local patriot groups.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Vermont Legislature Adjourns Session

Vermont Statehouse
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The Vermont Legislature ended the first half of its biennium Tuesday night, bringing the 2013 session to a close.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

AT&T to Restore Cell Service to Vermont Town

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Some AT&T cellphone customers in Putney could see their service restored after it was inadvertently cut during an upgrade in the southeastern Vermont community.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Suspected Mich. Mosque Bomb Plotter to Live in Vermont

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A 65-year-old man with a long history of threatening public officials and plotting to blow up the nation's largest mosque in Dearborn, Mich., could soon be living in a Vermont community facility for people with serious mental illnesses.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Vermont U.S. Representative Welch Hopes Farm Bill Will Help Farmers

Congressman Peter Welch

Vermont U.S. Representative Peter Welch says he hopes the farm bill will help stabilize milk prices for dairy farmers, include disaster insurance for vegetable growers and promote the use of local fruits and vegetables in school lunches.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Vermont Attorney General Warns of Texting Scam

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The Vermont Attorney General’s office is warning wireless phone consumers about a new scam called “smishing” that is targeting Vermonters.

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North Country News
5:30 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

New Law Eliminates Car Dealership Mandate

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New York Congressman Bill Owens was at a local car dealership in Plattsburgh Tuesday morning to present a signed copy of a new law eliminating an federal mandate affecting car dealerships.

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North Country News
5:00 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Vermont Lawmakers Drop Campaign Finance Reform

Vermont Statehouse
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Vermont lawmakers finishing up their business for the year, but some items will not be completed before expected adjournment this evening.

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