Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Lawyers Preparing for U.S. Death Penalty Trial in Vermont

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Lawyers in the case of the Vermont man facing the federal death penalty on charges he sexually assaulted and killed his niece five years ago are asking for more time to prepare their jury-selection procedures.

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North Country News
8:45 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Vermont Public Service: Allow Time to Fix Wind Problems

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Vermont's Department of Public Service is recommending that utility regulators find the Lowell Mountain wind project in violation for exceeding noise limits four times last winter.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Cause of 2 NY Border Officers' Illness a Mystery

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Authorities said on Monday afternoon they still had not determined what caused six U.S. border agents to require decontamination and medical attention after inspecting a vehicle at a crossing in northern New York.

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New York News
12:59 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Growing Trend: Raising Chickens in City Backyards

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The idea of tending small flocks of chickens in urban and suburban areas is growing as more city leaders across the country pass regulations allowing residents to keep backyard chickens. 

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New York News
12:30 pm
Sun June 16, 2013

Researchers Analyze Drug Campaigns’ Efforts to Sell Disease

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Dartmouth Institute researchers Doctors Lisa Schwartz and Steven Woloshin have published a paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) analyzing how the Low Testosterone advertisements so prevalent on television are a perfect template for how drug companies manufacture and sell disease. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke recently with “Low T: How to Sell Disease” co-author Steven Woloshin.

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North Country News
9:00 am
Sun June 16, 2013

NY Air Guard Abuse Claim Gets Attention From Senators

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A spokesman for Vermont U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy says his staff will talk to a retired New York Air National Guard officer who alleges a pattern of sexual misconduct at an upstate air base.

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North Country News
1:15 pm
Sat June 15, 2013

Vermont Event Remembers Fallen Officers

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Money is being raised for the families of fallen law enforcement officers with several events in Vermont.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Federal Project Funds Post-Irene Still Available

Officials say there's still $11 million available in federal funds for Vermont cities and towns eligible for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program following Tropical Storm Irene.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Debate Over Farm Bill Dairy Provisions Continues

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As Congress reviews the Farm Bill, there remains debate outside the Beltway over some of the dairy provisions.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Vermont Towns Ask for More Noise Tests on Wind Project

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Some towns near the Lowell Mountain wind project are asking for more testing to make sure that noise levels inside homes are not higher than allowed.

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