Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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New York News
9:30 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

NY Reviewing Uses for Adirondack Rail Corridor

Remsen Railroad
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New York conservation and transportation regulators are beginning a review of how a 119-mile long rail line through the Adirondacks can be used in the future.

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North Country News
9:15 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

New Vermont Psych Facility to Open Soon

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Vermont mental health officials say they're hoping a new, seven-bed psychiatric unit in Middlesex will pass inspections this week and be ready to be open and admitting patients by next week.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Vermont Board Begins Review of Rates Under Exchange

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The board overseeing efforts to overhaul Vermont's health insurance system has begun reviewing the rates customers will be expected to pay under the Vermont Health Connect exchange.

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North Country News
1:00 pm
Sat June 8, 2013

Proposed U.S. Wolf Rule Ends Protection in Northeast

Gray Wolf
Credit Gary Kramer/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

A rule being proposed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove most species of wolves from the endangered species list would end federal protection for any wolves that move into upstate New York or northern New England from Canada or elsewhere.

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New York News
9:30 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Federal Funding to Help Prevent Invasives in Lake George Announced

Lake George, NY
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Groups and communities working to prevent invasive species from entering Lake George received a boost from the federal government Friday.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Thousands of Motorcyclists Bring Millions of Dollars to Region

Americade 2010
Credit Rick Freebs/Flickr

Thousands of motorcycles have been rumbling across roads and highways leading to Lake George over the past week. The annual Americade draws vendors, motorcyclists and money to the region.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Invasive Fruit Fly Raising Berry Growers' Concerns Across Region

Spotted Wing Drosophila
Credit Bob Koch/Minnesota Department of Agriculture

A new invasive insect is raising concerns among fruit growers across the Northeast.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Industrial Solar Power Project Being Built in Vermont

solar panel
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Construction is underway on what will become one of the largest solar-power facilities in Vermont.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Shumlin Signs Immigrant Drivers' Privilege Bill

Credit Waldo Jaquith/Flickr

Governor Peter Shumlin has signed a bill that would allow immigrant farm-workers who are in the country illegally to drive in Vermont, with a new type of driver's privilege card.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Entergy Says Vermont Should Butt Out of Generator Review

Vermont Yankee
Credit NRC/Entergy Nuclear

The Vermont Yankee nuclear plant's owner is again trying to limit the state's regulatory authority over the Vernon reactor — this time over a new diesel-fired backup generator the plant intends to install.

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