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New form of debate needed for civility

*New form of debate needed for civility
*Happy to see Strock sharing views again
*Republicans to blame for the Trump fiasco
*Good to see vets tax exemption debated
*First lady's words not meshing with actions

Reconsider nuclear plant subsidies

Large diverse coalition opposes Cuomo administration credits to rescue aging nuke plants

Schenectady has lost its faith in McCarthy

*Schenectady has lost its faith in McCarthy
*Positive Train Control worth the investment
*Clinton backs cruel abortion practices
*Art of debate is lost in presidential race
*Clinton won't pull US out of current decline

Schenectady cops need body cameras

If you watch the dash-cam footage from a Schenectady police car during a 2015 assault on city police officer Mark Weekes, you get an idea of how the cameras can be so valuable.

Susan Estrich: Bad doctors can ruin lives: A cautionary tale

Stunning number of bad lawyers

Rethink traffic light near Erie roundabout

*Rethink traffic light near Erie roundabout
*Media holds Trump to a higher standard
*Speak up to protect Adirondack landscape
*Stop antics and start debating real issues
*Keep women’s issues in mind for election

Toughen laws to save young drivers

Every parent knows that feeling. That sinking feeling when their child gets behind the wheel of a car.

David Harsanyi: Right now, government gridlock is America’s best bet

GOPers feigned support for the Party’s doomed nominee in

Hillary’s record worse than Trump’s words

*Hillary’s record worse than Trump’s words
*Tedisco an advocate for missing children
*Clintons show they are not to be trusted
*World government threatens republic
*GOP could have done far better than Trump

High Notes: Hamilton Hill cleanup, bike for missing kids, cancer kindness

Spotlighting the good being done in our communities

We all must pay our fair share of taxes

*We all must pay our fair share of taxes
*Despite our choices, we still must vote
*Thanks to firefighters and all who helped
*Use to help make decision

Why does the NLRB defend sexist and racist behavior?

Recently a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals of the D.C. Circuit agreed to enforce part of a decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) finding that an employee’s suspension for his strike behavior was unlawful.

We need a ‘Grand Bargain’ between the Legislature and the public

Somewhere hidden behind the embarrassing, odoriferous circus tent that is the 2016 presidential election is an imminent important decision over salaries for members of the New York State Assembly and Senate, the state judiciary and some executive branch positions.

Create state task force to study ocean acidity

While we’re all admiring our beautiful fall foliage, raking pine needles or getting your snowblower tuned up for winter, the fate of the oceans might not be high in the thoughts of many New Yorkers.

Remove impediments to public information

In 2016, no excuse for government agencies not to accept public information requests via email

In elections, press is public's best friend

Media isn't out to get Trump, it's out to get the facts

Will FBI investigate Trump’s social media

*Will FBI investigate Trump’s social media
*Jews picked incorrect location to settle on
*Stick to issues and get election over with
*Won’t vote for the bad choices we have

Jennifer Rubin: The seven dumbest defenses of Trump

Donald Trump is headed for a colossal loss

Expand broadband to rural areas

High-speed internet a necessity for residents, businesses everywhere

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