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Friday Talking Points -- North, To Alaska!

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.05.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama had some fun this week, and by doing so actually forced the media to tackle a serious subject on his agenda.

Write An Essay And Win A Historic Vermont Inn

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.03.2015 | Weird News

WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports- Have you ever wanted to run your very own Stratford Inn, à la “Newhart”? ...

Albany Museum of Political Corruption Student Essay Contest Announced

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The M.P.C. national essay contest is open to all U.S. high school students, and the rules and entry forms can be found on the Museum of Political Corruption website. Students have until November 2nd to send in their entry.

Gorgeous Properties for $200? WAY Out-of-the-Box, But Ingenious

Pamela Glasner | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Pamela Glasner

Being an Out-Of-The-Box woman myself for as long as I can remember (which is a kinder, gentler, more modern way of calling someone the Black Sheep of the Family), I love it when I find people accomplishing the ordinary by extraordinary means.

Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis, Twice

David Aronchick | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact
David Aronchick

Stephanie Shaia was diagnosed with Malignant Multiple Sclerosis at the tender age of 16. She literally went from playing softball every day to being paralyzed for hours at a time, too weak to move.

Empathy and the Value of Living With Ambiguity

Sarah Doerrer | Posted 05.07.2013 | College
Sarah Doerrer

That struck me so, so hard... how could the faith I cherished so strongly also be the faith that spurred people in rejecting their fellow human beings in ways that were practically antithetical to compassion?