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by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016

Expect MMA ban to be lifted this year

We know more than ever about the risks of violent sports — about the potential for broken bones, brain injury, even dementia — than ever before. And yet athletes continue to participate and fans continue to watch.
Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

NFL Division Round Picks

KC is hot, but Pats will win anyway.
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Boston lands GE, bragging rights

The announcement Wednesday that General Electric will move its headquarters to Boston, rather than New York, has been characterized as a blow to the Empire State, and to Gov. Andrew Cuomo in particular.
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

“Moby-Dick” marathon at the Whaling Museum

When I proposed going to the Whaling Museum for the “Moby-Dick Marathon” and my husband said, “Sure, sounds fun,” I knew I had married the right person.
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

Disturbing, distasteful — politics as usual

We learned Monday that U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who successfully prosecuted Skelos and Silver, has ended his investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to shut down the Moreland Commission.
Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016

Hidden ‘taxes’ drive health costs even higher

Mary White didn’t want to get a hearing aid.
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

NFL Wild Card Picks

Texas, Pittsburgh, Seattle and Washington
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

Sa’fyre still lacks the gift of justice

I’ve been as moved by the story of Sa’fyre Terry, the young arson survivor from Rotterdam, as anybody.
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Recent Reads

Baseball, and comics
Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

Cuomo order seems a bit naive

Every so often, on my walks around town, a homeless person — usually a man, but sometimes a woman — will stop me and ask me for money.

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