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Posted on April 27 at 10:13 a.m. (Suggest removal)

In response Union said in a prepared statement, “We are disappointed the Mayor chose to mischaracterize what was discussed.”

Union has to make a better attempt of clarifying the reasons why they oppose this project than just simply saying their point of view was mischaracterized. The Mayor lodged a serious accusations against Union. I don't think he pulled that charge out of thin air. Both sides should summarize their discussions regarding the Nott Street site in a clearer context. Also it appears that Union bought the building on the site as a bargaining chip to delay the project.

From: City blames Union College for stalled DSS project

Posted on April 26 at 3:51 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Lawmakers and law enforcement need to take a proactive approach to dealing these scammers by funding tasks forces that can effectively go after them as well as stiffen the penalties for their crimes. The ease in which these scammers can set up a boiler room to bilk people out of millions makes their crime quite appealing to them. Unfortunately, it takes many sad stories before any meaningful action is done to address this growing and widespread problem. Its only going to get worse.

From: Schenectady woman: Scammer sought $3,000, threatened arrest

Posted on April 11 at 4:09 p.m. (Suggest removal)

A recent national poll showed 59% of all voters deemed Hillary to be dishonest. What kind of candidates refuses to address or engage his opponent biggest flaw? A vanity candidate that is interested in raising awareness of issues important to him, not winning the White House.

From: In Albany, Sanders touts economic platform

Posted on April 2 at 10:23 a.m. (Suggest removal)

It's worth pointing out that DA Carney has never had a case deemed a wrongful prosecution by the higher courts during his long tenure. He also secured an indictment in a Fatal dwi case 2 months after a crash occurred that killed 3 people. Compare that record to Albany County that took 20 months to bring an indictment in a recent similar case. His conviction rate and guilty pleas in murder cases is stellar.
It's easy to cherry pick cases looking for flaws, but if one takes an honest look at Carney's record in full, overall it's quite exemplary.

From: Schenectady man gets probation in dog-beating case

Posted on March 29 at 9:39 p.m. (Suggest removal)

"Dickinson has said she tried to include the story in a 2002 memoir, "No Lifeguard on Duty: The Accidental Life of the World's First Supermodel," but her publisher refused."

This publisher was among many people in positions of power that help to prevent Bill Cosby from ever being held accountable. Thus he was able to continue his destructive path. He was protected for many years due to his iconic standing and a complicit media ignoring these cases, even though there was able evidence to investigate them.

From: Judge says Janice Dickinson's lawsuit against Bill Cosby can proceed

Posted on March 20 at 7:58 a.m. (Suggest removal)

These convicts all blame their behavior on their addiction taking no responsibility for their scheming, conniving conduct, especially ring leader Henry Hicks. He has been scamming people in the Capital District since the 1970s. Thievery is in his DNA. It's like breathing to him. So it's refreshing to see that the judge was able to see through his deceptive act and not buy into the notion that he's the one whose the victim here.

Hicks quickly ratted out his cohorts in a desparate effort to minimize his sentence. If not for his compulsion to scam the community the real victims might have spared. Justice was served when the judge determined that Hicks wasn't worthy of being spared.

From: Capital Region scam ring leader gets 8 to 16 years

Posted on March 2 at 2:13 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Democrats are falling in line. Republicans are falling apart.

This lead sentence leaves out a big equation of the story. Missing is the fact is that so far the primaries have shown that the Republican turnout has far exceeded those for the Democrats. While Trump may inspire some Democrats to show up for Hilliary, he's brought in more voters who have felt excluded and have never participated in past elections. This influx of new, angry voters is a huge dilemma for Hillary's campaign.

From: Republican split is becoming deep chasm

Posted on February 27 at 10:15 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Vancouver has reduced it's heroin overdoses by 10% since it implemented safe injection sites as a health policy. Until America gets over its sanctimonious view of its Heroin problem, overdoses will continue to rise. Kudos to the Utica Mayor for getting the conversation going.

From: Legalized heroin den is no solution

Posted on February 25 at 4:46 p.m. (Suggest removal)

These three women exacerbated race relations on their campus with their lies. Then they brought a spotlight to this fake story by organizing and taking part in a rally to highlight that U-Albany has a serious problem with how African-Americans are being mistreated. The possible misdemeanor charge doesn't do justice for all the embarrassment and damage they caused their community with their false claims.
The good news though is that they're being held accountable.

From: UAlbany president calls alleged false racial reports ‘unsettling’

Posted on February 23 at 10:26 p.m. (Suggest removal)

President Obama should show some leadership, here and make an offer that brings Apple and the FBI to the table. That's the quickest route to getting an agreement to resolve this conflict. If this case is dependent on having the courts resolve this issue, the two sides will lock horns and file endless appeals. I haven't even heard Obama weigh in on the matter.

From: Apple technology can’t override warrants

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