Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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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
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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

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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
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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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North Country News
12:30 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Revised F-35 EIS Report for Burlington Released

F35
Credit USAF

The U.S. Air Force has released a revised draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed siting of the F-35 fighter jet at the Burlington Air National Guard Base. While there are some changes to the document, it doesn’t appear to have diminished the debate over the mission.

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North Country News
10:15 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Vermont Ski Areas Have Best Season since 2001

Vermont skiing
Credit John Atkinson/Ski Vermont

The Vermont Ski Areas Association says this past season was the best since 2001.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

New Hampshire Medical Helicopters Use New Flight System

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
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A new navigation system developed by Dartmouth-Hitchcock medical center is allowing the hospital's helicopters to fly in more challenging weather throughout New Hampshire and Vermont.

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North Country News
8:45 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Vermont ACLU Says Racial Profiling in Marijuana Arrests

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The Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says African Americans are more likely than whites to be arrested on marijuana charges in the state.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Vermont Group Calls for Government Transparency

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

A Vermont-based public policy group is calling for greater transparency and accountability in state government.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Plattsburgh City Republicans Introduce Slate of Candidates

Plattsburgh City Republican Candidates. Left to Right: James Wemette, Bruce Lawson, Peter Ensel, Dale Dowdle, Mike Drew, Bill Ferris, Jim Calnon
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All of the seats on Plattsburgh’s Common Council and the Mayor’s position are open in this year’s election.  On Monday, city Republicans introduced their line up of candidates for each of the seats in City Hall.

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