Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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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

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

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
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

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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North Country News
11:45 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Vermont-Based World Learning to Get New President

Donald Steinberg
Credit World Learning

A top official with the U.S. Agency for International Development and a former U.S. ambassador will become the next president of the Vermont-based organization World Learning.

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North Country News
10:15 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Vermont Pot Bill Heads to Governor's Desk

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Decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana and hashish has cleared its last Vermont legislative hurdle.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Vermont, State Police Trooper Union Reach Contract

The state of Vermont and the union that represents state police troopers have reached a labor deal that does not include an across-the-board increase in existing salaries.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Vermont Lawmakers Give in on Tax Changes

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Vermont lawmakers say they're giving up their effort this year to make the state's income tax more progressive.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

3 Vermont Towns Get Money for Irene-Damaged Buildings

Three Vermont towns will get a total of $1.8 million from a federal grant to help replace municipal buildings made unusable by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.

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New York News
1:00 pm
Sat May 11, 2013

Conversation with New Adirondack Council Leader

William (Willie) C. Janeway
Credit Adirondack Council

A new leader is at the helm of the Adirondack Council.  William “Willie” C. Janeway talks about his return to the Adirondack Park as he marshals the organization’s conservation efforts.

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