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Posted on April 5 at 11:25 p.m. (Suggest removal)

That's funny, Muggy, I was an education reporter for the better part of 20 years and I NEVER just had the door opened for me at ANY school unless they knew specifically who I was. I'll bet whichever school you are referring to would love for you to tell them the details of your story because from my experience, they are literally paranoid when it comes to security.

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Posted on January 3 at 7:06 p.m. (Suggest removal)

And give him an opportunity to enter their homes??? Are you nuts???

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Posted on December 5 at 5:47 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Irene, the name of the company is in the first paragraph.

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Posted on July 11 at 4:18 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I was sitting downstairs in the Timothy Murphy Pub with two Mets fans when the ball went through Buckner's legs in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series.

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Posted on May 3 at 4:52 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Oh, I see, so it's OK for the Republican candidates to campaign all over the country, but the president can't because he's the incumbent??? Do you really think the taxpayer pays for campaign trips, or do we only pay for Democratic campaign trips???

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Posted on April 13 at 6:51 p.m. (Suggest removal)

But Mickey, the difference between schools and companies is that we don't directly pay the salaries of those who work for private companies ... Just like when the salaries of public employees were made public, I would argue that it's one of the prices you pay for being a public servant ... And quite honestly, if you're doing your job, you shouldn't care if the world knows how well you do your job ... Keeping them private only covers for those who aren't doing their jobs.

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Posted on April 11 at 6:49 p.m. (Suggest removal)

According to the sheriff's office, it is in Schenectady.

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Posted on March 26 at 4:50 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Bob, it means he didn't steal directly from the accounts of any customers

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Posted on January 17 at 5:22 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Thanks Jeff!!!

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Posted on December 8 at 7:48 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Duke, with all due respect, BULL!!! The whole concept of trickle-down economics has proved to be an abject failure as far back as the Reagan administration ... Want proof??? How about the fact that household wealth -- the value of assets like homes, bank accounts and stocks, minus debts like mortgages and credit cards -- suffered its biggest quarterly loss in more than two years and average household income, adjusted for inflation, fell 6.4% last year from 2007, all while corporations have increased their cash reserves to a record level of 2.1 TRILLION dollars??? Does that sound to you like they're putting their money back into the economy, as the trickle-down philosophy posits???

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