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It's a Start / Weed Whacking

New York State is finally set to legalize a medical-marijuana program that will ease the suffering of patients who have waited more than 20 years for relief. 1,691 more words


Buffalo Boom? Western New York Projects Take Shape

For years Buffalo has been in dire economic straits. Decades of population and revenue loss due to deindustrialization, suburbanization and racial unrest reduced the once thriving metropolis to the second poorest city in the nation by 2007. 909 more words


A Nice Place to Live, But I Wouldn't Want to Get Sick There

Brownstone Brooklyn has, over the last few decades, become a kind of shorthand for the good life, the profusion of farm-to-table restaurants and bespoke boutiques along its tree-lined streets proclaiming that one need not sacrifice the sophistication of city life for the bucolic charms of the suburbs. 5,402 more words

Zephyr Teachout

Zephyr Teachout, a Democratic candidate for NYS Governor, is Associate Professor of Law at Fordham University. She will run against Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the September 9th Democratic primary election. 419 more words


New York and Florida See '5' as the "Lucky Number" for "Growth"

Marijuana Revolution: The Empire and Sunshine States Set Sites on Medical Marijuana


Within the last few months, the marijuana revolution has hit a fever pitch. After a “trial” period where states watched the results of Colorado’s efforts to become the first state to legalize marijuana for recreational use, the results have concluded that tax benefits of that move made a considerable impact. 606 more words


Solidarity above All Else

While I hate bringing politics into our discussions, this year’s run for NY Governor is going to be hot with educational issues. I want to urge you not to allow political differences to divide you. 462 more words