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Mark McGuire's Talking It Over
by Mark McGuire

Talking It Over

A Daily Gazette news blog
What's being talked about in the Daily Gazette, Schenectady, the Capital Region, nation and a few other places.
 
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

An amazing news day: Schenectady Casino? Yes. Fracking? No

In a day that will not be forgotten by Capitol reporters, two huge new stories come out of state government less than a few hours apart.
 
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

NFL Picks Week 16

Highlight game between two teams with losing records? Welcome to the NFL 2014.
 
Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Decades of dedication

These runners get out and get at least a mile in day after day, year after year -- some decade after decade.
 
Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

'Culture' word of the year

Ad, movie drove people to look up words, phrases in dictionary.
 
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

NFL Picks Week 15

Johnny plays some football, Bills still relevant and a game fans of both teams are rooting hard for a loss.
 
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

A bright idea

Hanging Christmas lights a growing business in area.
 
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

NFL Picks Week 14

Just .. sigh.
 
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

NFL Picks Week 13

Good slate of games. Just find something else to watch Monday night.
 
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving, and beware of turkeys mounting counter-attacks

Thanks to social media, a classic Thanksgiving-themed TV clip endures.
 
Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Black Friday now also Black Thursday

Some malls and stores have pushed Black Friday into Thursday. There are retailers, workers and even shoppers who are not happy about it.
 

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