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Remove the legal impediment to punishing child sex abusers

It’s time the federal and state governments stood up to protect sexual assault victims instead of their abusers.

Union College/city dispute part of larger issue

Non-profits that use substantial amounts of public services should have to pay the city in some capacity.

Easy voting, clear election rules not so much to ask

For a few unprecedented weeks in April, New York was the center of the primary process.

Suicide rate needs urgent attention

Alarming increase across almost all age and socioeconomic categories requires changes in attitude, action

Taking away guns isn't the answer

*Taking away guns isn't the answer

Primaries should stay closed

People enrolled in political parties, not outsiders, should determine a party's candidates.

Excited about cage match: Union vs. city

*Excited about cage match: Union vs. city
*Niskayuna wrong to fire its rowing coach
*Trump rise explained by examining history
*Look to NYC codes to protect old buildings

How will the politicians solve America's problems

*How will the politicians solve America's problems

Does the train station redesign have to cost so much?

Explore alternatives to driving up price of Schenectady rail station by $900,000.

Froma Harrop: Let’s break away from identity politics

Both parties sort voters by color and gender

Smoking ban a sign of things to come

*Smoking ban a sign of things to come
*Pipeline opponents did whatever it took
*Conservative voters being fed falsehoods

Hold state hearings on Hoosick Falls pollution

Public review could expose flaws in procedures, prevent future crises

Get the facts on climate change

*Get the facts on climate change

Get rid of fuel tank next to Dairy Circus

*Get rid of fuel tank next to Dairy Circus
*Sanders will not be able to keep promises
*Tell the truth about what's really going on
*What if Union was replaced by housing
*City officials should address Nicholaus
*Obama injected self into email situation
*Traffic needs to slow down near day care

Look to trash to prevent identity theft

People regularly throw away papers with personal and financial data that can easily be stolen

Don't cut benefits for post-9/11 veterans

*Don't cut benefits for post-9/11 veterans
*Term limits not fix for bad government
*Consider impact of PFOA on food supply
*GOP establishment not serving the people
*Kudos for production of "Mockingbird"
*Disappointed in all who voted for Trump
*Consider reasons why people want Trump
*Rope course already having a bad impact

Restaurant theft warrants jail time

Since when do we let you avoid jail for stealing large amounts of money?

Susan Estrich: Easy to understand why youth love Bernie

Why do Democrats love Bernie Sanders?

Linda Chavez: Putting the politics of gender above the reality of nature

Curt Schilling, sports commentator and former Major League Baseball pitcher allegedly made “transphobic” comments on Facebook, fired

Turn back the evils of conservative policies

*Turn back the evils of conservative policies
*Clinton has career of no accomplishments

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