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by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

Schenectady got what it deserved

After months of presentations, public comment and waiting, Schenectady has emerged as the winner of the casino competition.
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

NFL Picks, Week 16

Holding steady, way behind my Obnoxious Friend
Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Dumb laws

Is a law to ban tiger selfies really necessary?
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

King has risen to his level

The tumultuous reign of New York state Education Commissioner John King came to an end last week. While most New Yorkers probably wouldn’t regard his tenure as a smashing success, King has been tapped to serve as a senior advisor to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Jaimeo Brown’s Transcendence, Live

Another great show at Sanctuary for Independent Media
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

New film tells ‘real’ story of Empire State Plaza

The film “The Neighborhood That Disappeared” tells the story of the community that was bulldozed to accommodate the state’s massive Empire State Plaza.
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

NFL Picks, Week 15

I slipped last week, but these pick are all good
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Watching “Interstellar”

See it on the big screen
Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

Will state mess up $5.1 billion windfall?

New York is sitting on a big pile of money — about $5.1 billion.
Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Petty laws lead to problems for cops, public

Whether we like it or not, we need police. That is why it’s important to have the best training for police possible, sensible laws for them to enforce and systems that hold them accountable when they err and misbehave.

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