North Country News

North Country/Adirondacks News
6:38 am
Tue February 5, 2008

Ben & Jerry's is Protesting a Move to Restrict Hormone Free Labeling.

VT – Ben & Jerry's - one of the first companies to label its ice cream as free of a synthetic hormone - is protesting a move by some states to restrict such labeling. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:41 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Cooling Tower Repaired

VT – The cooling tower that collapsed last summer at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant will be repaired by the time the weather warms up. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:39 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Marijuana Laws Brought Before Senate Comittee

VT – The prosecutor who sparked a debate over Vermont's marijuana laws took his case to the Vermont Legislature, telling a Senate committee that people found with small amounts of pot should not be treated as criminals. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:26 am
Fri February 1, 2008

House Committee Passed Hemp Bill

VT – A Vermont House committee has unanimously passed a bill that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:12 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Judge Denies Plea deal for Montreal Woman Charged with Drowning Her Son

lake champlain, VT – A judge has denied a plea deal for a Montreal woman charged with drowning her son in Lake Champlain, in part, because it included the chance that she would serve her prison sentence in Canada. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:07 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Thieves Steel Copper From Catholic Church

Bennington, Vermont – Police say thieves hoping to make a quick buck on the burgeoning black market for copper ripped a copper drain pipe off a Catholic Church in Bennington, Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:04 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Douglas Still Supports 4 Year Terms for Governors

VT – Governor Jim Douglas reiterated his support for extending governors' terms to four years Thursday, saying Vermonters want the change and should get the chance to vote on it. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:01 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Stricter Border Identifications Are Now in Effect

Canadian boarder NY VT – Stricter identification standards went into effect Thursday at the nation's borders. Customs and Border officials reported that traffic was moving smoothly at New York and Vermont's border crossings with Canada. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:26 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Army Has new Recruitment Plan in VT

VT – Vermont will be part of a new U.S. Army recruitment campaign designed to entice potential soldiers to sign up. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:23 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Hunter Manslaughter Trial Postponed

MA – The manslaughter trial of a Massachusetts bear hunter charged with killing a Vermont man who was picking berries in 2005 is being postponed. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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