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Some perceptions can be wrong
Surveys touting the best economic conditions in various areas often don't match the reality, according to columnist Paul Grasso.
The Law and You: Oct. 17, 2013
A first-time charge of DWI or driving while ability impaired by drugs, in the past a misdemeanor, is now hiked up to a felony if a child age 15 or younger is in the vehicle, warns columnist Penny Clute.
Neuroscience and the new assault on privacy
A recent news article claims scientists have achieved the first "mind-meld," however, Stewart Denenberg found a much more mundane but still potentially exciting slanton the story.
Early education key to success
Society gets paid back for early investments with less crime, fewer social costs, according to columnist Paul Grasso.
Hummingbirds appreciate a helping hand
Maintaining feeders late into the season doesn't discourage the tiny birds from their annual migration, according to columnist Richard Gast.
Solution seen for crumbling infrastructure
Public-private partnerships help to maintain facilities while allowing each entity to do what it does best, according to columnist Paul Grasso.
- Ins and outs of protection orders There are two kinds of orders of protection in New York state, Penny Clute writes. A stay-away order bans the person from any contact of the protected individual; a refrain-from order allows contact but specifies restrictions.
Colleges key to economic development
Accolades for Clinton Community College, SUNY Plattsburgh show institutions' importance to the economy of the area, according to columnist Paul Grasso.
Dog suggested as therapy
Friend plans to surprise husband with pup.
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