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  • This house would make seatbelts mandatory in school buses

    "If it's something that made sense to everybody, we would have put them on all the buses 30 years ago," said Mike Martin, executive director of the National Association for Pupil Transportation, a group based in Albany, N.Y., that represents public school bus operators." punctuation please.

  • The Battle of Saratoga won the Revolutionary War

    General John Burgoyne had lost 86 percent of his expeditionary force that had triumphantly marched into New York from Canada in the early summer of 1777.he DIVIDE-AND-CONQUER strategy that Burgoyne presented to British ministers in London was to invade America from Canada by advancing down the Hudson Valley to Albany. Burgoyne continued his march towards Albany, but miles to the south a disturbing event occurred.

Opinions

  • Should the Washington Redskins change their name?

    He has a casino that isn't on Indian land and doesn't pay taxes but our governor and the government in Albany is afraid to put a padlock on the doors. Meant to represent a strong warrior, not be offensive You don't give your team a stupid name or to discriminate against certain people. The Redskins name and organization uses the name Redskin as a symbol of respect to the Native Americans, as Native Americans were very strong fighters.

  • Should marijuana be legalized?

    Marijuana helps Depression - A study on addictive behaviors published by USC and SUNY Albany in 2005, whose 4,400 participants made it the largest investigation of marijuana and depression to date, found that "those who consume marijuana occasionally or even daily have lower levels of depressive symptoms than those who have never tried marijuana." The study added that "weekly users had less depressed mood, more positive affect, and fewer somatic complaints than non-users." It has been smoked by us for thousands of years. To me, pot is nothing different then a form of strong medicine and should be treated as such. But its a sad fact that if you allow something as strong like Pot to be sold as a recreational drug its only going to lead to frequent misuse, regardless of the ID process.

Polls

  • Which state has the worst drivers?

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  • What is the best state in the Northeast?

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Forums

  • Freedom fighter inspired by Fox News.

    "And he said, "No, I only know what I hear on Fox News and what I hear on radio."" Linn plead guilty to intentionally defacing, damaging and destroying religious real property because of the religious character of that property; using fire to commit a felony; and using and carrying a firearm to commit a crime of violence, the Albany Tribune reported. Perez, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division told the Albany Tribune.

  • Military Drones to Patrol NYC: Bloomberg

    People are working on that." The mayor put the timeframe for an all-seeing society at about five years, when he estimated "there'll be cameras every place." Using the same line of reasoning, Bloomberg urged Albany to approve speed cameras to catch motorists going too fast on city streets. People are working on that." : : The mayor put the timeframe for an all-seeing society at about five years, when he estimated "there'll be cameras every place." : : Using the same line of reasoning, Bloomberg urged Albany to approve speed cameras to catch motorists going too fast on city streets. People are working on that." : : The mayor put the timeframe for an all-seeing society at about five years, when he estimated "there'll be cameras every place." : : Using the same line of reasoning, Bloomberg urged Albany to approve speed cameras to catch motorists going too fast on city streets.

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