Friday 22 September 2017
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Category: Politics, State/National News

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New York Assembly Speaker Facing Conspiracy and Fraud Charges

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver received millions of dollars in kickbacks from a 15-year scheme involving law firms, real estate...

New Report Finds ‘Staggering Inequality’ of Incomes Once Decried by MLK

( – Income inequality, one of the issues that so troubled the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is again front and...


Why Don’t We Have the Politics of the Possible Anymore?

Op/ed by By William E. Spriggs In 1954, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Brown v. Board of Education, the Gross Domestic Product...


Obama says Economic Crisis is over in 2015 State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address Wednesday, in a speech before Congress, stating there has been an end...


An Open Letter to Monroe County Republican Leaders: Bill Reilich must go

About a month ago, Republican leaders, elected officials, and petition passers received an anonymous letter outlining several issues that...


Howard Eagle plans Run for City School Board

Former Rochester City School District teacher Howard J. Eagle has announced he will run for one of four available seats on the Rochester...

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Monroe County D.A. Sandra Doorley switches to Republican Party

Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley has announced she’s switching from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party. Doorley...


Straight No Chaser: Marion Barry will be Mayor for Life

Editorial by Gloria Winston Al-Sarag Some columns have been harder to write than others. I have literally sat down more than once to write...


Herman Badillo, First Puerto-Rican Born Congressman, Dies

The nation’s first Puerto-Rican born congressman, Herman Badillo, died Dec. 3 from complications due to congestive heart failure, reports...


Syracuse City Council approves “Ban the Box”

Syracuse City Council passed a Ban the Box ordinance Dec. 8 in an 8-1 vote. The legislation requires the city, and contractors working with...