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Aid hike is a step in the wrong direction

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015
Huge increase in state education funding would signal return to free-spending ways

Mona Charen: Universities should be havens for dissent, not shelters for snowflakes

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015
America will be wrapped in “diversity” and demanding “safe spaces.

Move Palestinians to Jordan to resolve Middle East crisis

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015
*Move Palestinians to Jordan to resolve Middle East crisis

Confederate flag ban clashes with freedom of expression

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015
Freedom of expression includes offensive speech

E.J. Dionne: Candidates all but ignoring America’s working class

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015
White working-class voters have been a key building block of the Republican coalition

Taxpayers empower governor to raise pay

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015
*Taxpayers empower governor to raise pay
*Revised rope course adds insult to injury
*Let Gulf states take lead to stabilize area
*Gun owners unfairly viewed in a poor light
*We need to direct our outrage to right place

High Notes

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015
Spotlighting the good being done in our communities

Include Rotterdam’s brush fee in our taxes

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015
*Include Rotterdam’s brush fee in our taxes
*Cut down Christmas displays to save Earth
*Our libraries should be open on holidays
*Dr. Eugene Drago left a memorable legacy
*Better management needed of pine forest

NY’s Republicans: Muffing a golden opportunity

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015
the Republican State Committee, under its long-time chairman, Edward Cox, can’t seem to recognize or seize the several golden opportunities presented to it.

State's interest in fantasy sports is all about the money

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015
There’s no question the state’s attorney general had to crack down on the fantasy football gambling sites.

Is legalized marijuana movement going up in smoke?

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015
One of the most surprising results from the recent state elections was Ohio voters voting overwhelmingly against Big Pot.

State's receivership law is political grandstanding

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015
Schenectady school Superintendent Laurence Spring said it best: The state’s receivership law is “deeply flawed.”

Heed concussion concerns raised by soccer federation

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015
Youth ban on heading spotlights problem of head injuries in the sport

David Harsanyi: Religion losing ground to social policies

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015
The U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious

Froma Harrop: Why must Baby Boomers take the rap?

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015
In the course of human events, things need fixing. One of them is the cost of Medicare,

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