Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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New York News
10:45 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Study Group Issues Report on Flood Mitigation

Lake Champlain Flooding May 5, 2011
Credit Vermont Governor's Office

A U.S.-Canadian study group has delivered its flood mitigation recommendations for the Lake Champlain and Richelieu River basin following record flooding in 2011.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Vermont Supreme Court Overturns Drug Case for Search

The Vermont Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a man charged with felony crack cocaine possession because the justices determined the defendant had been illegally arrested and searched.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Entergy to Cut Jobs at Vermont Yankee

Vermont Yankee
Credit NRC/Entergy Nuclear

Entergy Corporation plans to cut about 30 jobs at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant by the end of the year. While it’s not good news for the plant nor surrounding community, Vermont Yankee supporters say the real concern is the state’s continuing effort to shutter the plant.

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WAMC News
2:45 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Flight Carrying Vermont U.S. Senator Leahy Diverted

Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy

A flight carrying U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy  to Vermont has been diverted to Philadelphia because of mechanical problems.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Owens Answers Constituent Questions During Telephone Town Hall

Congressman Bill Owens

Democratic Congressman Bill Owens held a telephone town hall with constituents across his sprawling northern New York district Thursday evening.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Vermont's Largest Electric Utility Seeks Rate Increase

Credit Scott Robinson/Flickr

Vermont's largest electric utility wants to increase its rates by 2.46 percent on Oct. 1 and as much as 2.5 percent on Oct. 1 of 2014.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Burlington Man to Lead Green Mountain Care Board

Al Gobeille
Credit Green Mountain Care Board

A Burlington businessman is taking over as chair of the Green Mountain Care Board.

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North Country News
6:59 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Vermont Community Expands Smoke-Free Policy to Include all Tobacco Products

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Many communities in Vermont prohibit smoking on town-owned properties. One community is moving one step further by barring all tobacco use on its properties.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Coalition of Vermont Businesses and Political Leaders Call for Federal Climate Change Solutions

Credit Ken Teegardin/SeniorLiving.Org/Flickr

A group of Vermont business, industry and political leaders used the Ben and Jerry’s factory as a backdrop Wednesday to call on the federal government to do more to combat climate change.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Man Facing Death for Killing Vermont Woman Seeks Review

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Lawyers for a man on federal death row for abducting and killing a Vermont woman are asking a judge for a closed-door hearing to interview some of the jurors from the 2005 trial who sentenced him to death.

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