Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Vermont Health Promotes HIV Testing

HIV Test Kit
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The Vermont Department of Public Health is encouraging residents to get an HIV test at their doctor's office or at one of more than 30 free, anonymous testing sites around the state as part of National HIV Testing Day on Thursday.

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North Country News
12:20 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Dean Presidential Campaign Remembered

Howard Dean
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An unusual anniversary was celebrated Sunday in Burlington. Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean and former campaign workers gathered to talk about his run for the presidency a decade ago.

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North Country News
1:01 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

Vermont Unemployment Ticks Up to 4.1 Percent in May

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The Vermont Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate ticked up one tenth of 1 percent in May to 4.1 percent.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Legislators Ponder Future of Vermont Psychiatric Hospital

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Vermont legislators are concerned about the future of the Brattleboro Retreat, which is working to correct violations that could jeopardize its federal funding and certification.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Mixed Reaction from Farm and Food Advocates to Farm Bill Failure

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The failure of the federal Farm Bill has upset members of the agriculture community as uncertainty over the fate of key provisions remains.  The bill also funds nutrition programs, and with deep cuts proposed to the food stamp program, hunger advocates are relieved.

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New York News
5:45 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Congressional Colleagues Split Votes on Farm Bill

Vermont Democrat Peter Welch/New York Democrat Bill Owens

The U.S. House defeated the Farm Bill on Thursday afternoon. In our region, two Congressmen who had worked for years to obtain passage of the bill voted on opposite sides.

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North Country News
11:45 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Study Finds No Problems With Vermont Wind Project

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An independent study of noise generated by a Sheffield wind project commissioned by the Vermont Department of Public Service found that noise levels from the turbines were below state limits.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Dean Staff Recalls Campaign that Changed Politics

Photo from Dean's Declaration of Candidacy speech Burlington, VT June 23, 2003
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Howard Dean, former staffers and volunteers are set to gather Sunday at Oakledge Park in Burlington to reflect and reminisce on the 10th anniversary of the kickoff of his unsuccessful 2004 presidential campaign.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Former Head of Closed Vermont Credit Union Indicted

The only employee of a small northern Vermont credit union that was taken over last year by federal regulators is now facing embezzlement charges.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

NY Senate Confirms Park Agency Commissioners

Before wrapping up its business for the session, the New York state Legislature has acted upon a number of agency nominations. On Wednesday, the Senate confirmed two new Adirondack Park Agency board members and renewed the terms of others.

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