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Editorial: Lake George wins with Wick back

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
Beleaguered Lake George Park Commission director has had a positive impact on lake

Schenectady worker restored faith in city

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
*Schenectady worker restored faith in city
*CIA’s torture must not go unpunished
*GOP not interested in moving us forward

Joe Conason: Failed Cuba policy overdue for change

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Listen carefully to the Republican leaders and presidential hopefuls roaring with outrage over President Barack Obama’s courageous decision to normalize relations with Cuba; listen very carefully, because no matter how long or how closely you listen to them, there is one thing you will surely never hear.

Editorial: Spa Council too quick to eliminate fee

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Board should have waited until comptroller finished investigation

Repeal Obamacare, which is based on lies

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
*Repeal Obamacare, which is based on lies
*Investment in Duck Stamp worth money
*Need a day to honor people who volunteer
*Violent protesters are nothing but criminals

David Sirota: Charter schools taking education back to segregation days

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Charter schools are often promoted as a tool to address educational inequities, but a potential precedent-setting legal case launched earlier this month says the opposite.

Editorial: Now the real work begins

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
With selection of Schenectady as host site of regional casino, community must work together to make it a success

Eugene Robinson: Sony hack shows downside of exercising free speech

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
It seems there is something to offend everyone in the upcoming Hollywood comedy "The Interview."

SAFE Act foes back entire Constitution

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
*SAFE Act foes back entire Constitution
*Holocaust not same as Israel-Palestine
*Maplewood concerns ignored by county
*LED bulbs are even too expensive for GE
*Do what’s necessary to fight war on terror
*More thought needed to solve big problems
*Praise to lawmakers for soccer helmet law

Editorial: Compromise to save game, help economy

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Cancelling Albany-Siena game over site would hurt both schools

Linda Chavez: Rolling Stone debacle shows flaws in rape culture narrative

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Rolling Stone magazine has now apologized, sort of, for publishing a lurid account of a gang rape at a fraternity at the University of Virginia that — it has become increasingly clear — never happened.

Common Core rollout exposed many flaws

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
*Common Core rollout exposed many flaws
*Credit private sector for lower gas prices
*Climate change facts well known for years
*Political cartoon sent a hurtful message

Editorial: A healthy step toward understanding

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Schenectady protesters, officials show how relations can be improved

Assault rifles are not what people believe

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014
*Assault rifles are not what people believe
*Police do their best in difficult situations
*ISIS tactics not new, comparable to Nazis
*Smoking ad could get kids not to smoke
*Gruber said what was true on Obamacare
*Traffic court opened eyes to the charade

Charles Krauthammer: With U.S. under attack, CIA did what needed to be done

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014
The report by Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding CIA interrogation essentially accuses the agency under George W. Bush of war criminality

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