Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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New York News
12:30 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Congressman Tours Industrial Facility in Plattsburgh

Imperial Industrial Park Property Manager David Bray (left) with Congressman Bill Owens
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Upstate New York Congressman Bill Owens toured Imperial Industrial Park in Plattsburgh this morning. The half-million square foot facility, one of the largest buildings in the North Country, hosts a number of tenants, including contractors for Nova Bus and Bombardier.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Vermont Allows Voter Registration During Insurance Buy

Vermont will become the third state to offer voter registration through its health insurance marketplace later this year.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Global Citizenship Advocate Davis Dies in Vermont

Garry Davis
Credit World Government of World Citizens

A man who renounced his U.S. citizenship in 1948 and for the next six decades led a movement for global citizenship has died in Vermont.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Shumlin Disappointed in Energy Grid Decision

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says he's disappointed that the operator of the region's electric grid decided to scale back renewable energy production during peak energy demand caused by the recent heat wave.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Sanders Advises Obama on Federal Reserve Pick

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

Senator Bernie Sanders says he hopes President Barack Obama's choice for the next person to head the Federal Reserve will be an advocate for the middle class.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

U.S. Provides Vermont Money to Fix Roads after Floods

Federal Highway Administration Field Visit to US 4A-2, VT
Credit Federal Highway Administration

The U.S. Department of Transportation is providing Vermont $1 million to help the state recover from a series of spring and summer floods that damaged roads across the state.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Convicted Sex Offender Released in Vermont

Timothy Szad
Credit Vermont Department of Corrections

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says newly released sex offender Timothy Szad is heading to California.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

City Council Committee Reviews Liveable Wage Law

Credit 401(K)2013/Flickr

A committee of the Burlington City council is reviewing a law that requires businesses that contract with the city to pay a livable wage.

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New York News
5:15 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

More Bus Manufacturing Coming to Plattsburgh

Prevost fleet
Credit FabulousCoach/Wikimedia Commons

A Canadian company has been awarded a nearly $165 million contract to build 300 New York City transit buses at its planned Plattsburgh facility.

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New York News
11:15 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Burlington and Ithaca on Kiplinger Top Ten List

Burlington, VT waterfront
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Burlington VT and Ithaca NY are ranked in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s top ten list of Great Places to Live.

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