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Investigate Time Warner and Comcast's "Social Contract" on America

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Besides the fact that you can never, ever get the advertised price, or that the bill now includes a collection of made up fees and pass-through taxes, there are also a host of related issues that surround the sale and promotion of these services.

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Sally Swanson

It's only been in recent years that I am at peace with food, and I am certain that this is much more than a temporary truce. Why did it take me such a long time to appreciate the value in my acupuncturist's words? Look around, there's a standard in this country that is harmful to women. Life is lived in many shapes and sizes.

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Sally Swanson

Always, always, it comes back to what a garden means to me. A garden offers structure and reliable cycles. There's the renewal that's visible with each plant and tree, each blossom or new leaf.

Boycotting Rat Infested Wal-Mart Not the Answer

Steven Kurlander | Posted 08.14.2012 | Business
Steven Kurlander

Recently, the news dominating the Catskills Mountains of upstate New York has centered on ongoing health violations at the local Monticello Wal-Mart -- and some are advocating a boycott of the store until they clean up their mess.

New York's Fracking Math Problems

Dave Colavito | Posted 07.02.2012 | New York
Dave Colavito

It's puzzling for some of us to reconcile the continuing rise of gasoline prices with the current boom in domestic oil and natural gas production. W...

Crapping Out in New York

Dave Colavito | Posted 11.22.2011 | New York
Dave Colavito

Accounting gimmicks have always made it easy to pitch the "casino sale"; they obscure the documented higher rates of addiction, bankruptcy, and crime that the casino economy brings to communities.

Cops: Streaker Had Raccoon In His Car

Posted 10.31.2011 | Crime

Joshua Greene's naked run through Bristol, Tenn., wasn't the only surprise the out-of-towner had in store for local police last weekend. After auth...

New York Has a Gas Problem: How Do You Spell Relief?

Dave Colavito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dave Colavito

Governor Patterson is betting heavily on proceeds from natural gas extracted from New York's Marcellus Shale. However, real concerns exist about what industrializing this area would mean.

Governor Paterson's Parting Shot

Dave Colavito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dave Colavito

Governor Paterson has decided not to run for office in November. I am asking that he take into consideration, in a credible way, the needs of Sullivan County residents who don't have the luxury of running anywhere.