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Sara Foss's Thinking It Through
by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one
Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015

'Ugly' bridges have potential

Group sees potential in 'ugly' railroad bridges
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

NFL Picks, Week 15

I met a fifth grade Falcons fan today. Poor lad.
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

Time for ward system in Schenectady?

Would it be better, I wondered, to vote for council members who represent the entire city, rather than a much narrower slice of it?
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

Reveling in the mild weather

Sure, winter has its charms, but this extended fall is pretty nice.
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Arena’s security will get smoother

If my trip to the Times Union Center for Saturday’s Albany Cup basketball game is any guide, attending a big event at the venue will now feel a bit more like going to the airport, with a lengthier wait to get in the doors and more extensive scrutiny from employees.
Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015

State’s big $ regional aid: No proof it works

The state would like us to think that there’s a coherent philosophy behind its Regional
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

NFL Picks, Week 14

Sure the Pats could lose. But that's not reason enough for me to pick against them.
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

Albany lacks will to police itself

After Sheldon Silver was found guilty of selling his office for personal gain earlier this month, a reader emailed to ask why it took so long to bring down the former Assembly speaker.
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

Watching 'Beauty and the Beast' at SLOC

Talented kids put on great performance
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

Another grim casino forecast

I started writing about casinos in the fall of 2013.

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