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Woodbury, VT – Woodbury College will develop mediation training for judges and lawyers in China and exchange programs and joint degrees with a Beijing university. WAMC s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – A group of Cuban-Americans living in Vermont say restrictions on travel to Cuba to once every three years is a violation of their rights. WAMC s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Officials say an emergency evacuation drill at schools around the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant on Wednesday was a success despite a few small glitches. WAMC s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Progressive Party Gubernatorial Candidate Anthony Pollina says he's staying in the Vermont governor's race. WAMC s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant is running at 88 percent of full power while a cooling tower that collapsed last year is brought back on line. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Memorial Day is the traditional start of Vermont's summer hiking season, but people who reach the top of some of the state's highest peaks this weekend may find some snow. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Brattleboro, Verrmont – A hemlock-killing insect has been found on more trees in Brattleboro, Verrmont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Underhill, Vermont – A 20-year-old horse is recovering after it was pulled from a mud hole in Underhill, Vermont by members of the Underhill-Jericho Fire Department.WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Testimony has concluded in the trial of a man charged with raping and killing a University of Vermont student after their chance meeting on a downtown Burlington street. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Rutland, Vermont – The city of Rutland, Vermont will continue adding fluoride to the community's public water supply.WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Montpelier, Vermont – A Montpelier physician, who is a voice for health care reform in Vermont, has decided not to run for Lieutenant Governor. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The St. Johnsbury School Board wants to hire an investigator to verify the residency claims of parents who want the town to pay tuition for their children at St. Johnsbury Academy. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more....

VT – Jurors in the murder trial of a man charged with killing a University of Vermont student saw autopsy photos of her body Tuesday. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

NY – Entergy Corporation's plan to spin off its northeastern nuclear division into a standalone company is facing opposition in New York. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.....

NY – The International Ice Hockey Federation has named an event that occurred in northern New York its top international hockey story of the past century. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

NY – A northern New York man is in jail after police say he assaulted his wife and then set their house on fire with three children still inside. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The Vermont Supreme Court has given a green light to the company that wants to build a big new set of power lines to serve northwestern Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – The lawyer for a man accused of killing University of Vermont student Michele Gardner-Quinn questioned a lack of evidence on Brian Rooney's clothes or car linking him to the crime. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont's top Roman Catholic clergyman has written to parishioners around the state, apologizing to the victim in a priest sex abuse case but saying the church will appeal last week's $8.7 million verdict against the Diocese of Burlington. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

NY – Senator Charles Schumer says the four federal prisons in New York State are dangerously overcrowded and understaffed. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Republican Karen Kerin has announced she is running for Vermont Attorney General, hoping to unseat Democratic Incumbent William Sorrell. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – After a last-minute effort to boost donations of maple syrup for soldiers, Vermont's annual effort has been deemed a success. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont State Transportation officials are warning drivers to expect delays on Interstate 89 North, between Richmond and Williston, as two weeks of work gets under way to repair a dip in the road. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Vermont State Police are investigating the death of a nursing home patient whose body was found in a pond on the facility's grounds in Barton. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – An attorney for a former altar boy, who filed suit against Vermont's Catholic Diocese, has urged jurors to award millions in compensatory and punitive damages for suffering that was allegedly endured at the hands of a priest. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

VT – Outgoing Vermont House Speaker Gaye Symington made her official announcement Monday morning that she is running for governor. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...


VT – Vermont ranks third in the nation in deaths from accidental falls among people over the age of 65. WAMC' s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Brattleboro, VT – The town of Brattleboro, Vermont has settled with a former resident who accused police of violating his civil rights when they stunned him with a taser in 2004. WAMC' s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

Burlington, VT – A former alter boy suing the Diocese of Burlington over sexual abuse he says he suffered at the hands of a priest and never reported it because he believed that priests were the next thing to God. WAMC' s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

CT – The Connecticut Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill aimed at reducing the pollution that causes global warming. Details from WAMC's Carrie

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