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PLATTSBURGH | For millions of children across the world, living without basic necessities is a harsh reality and the idea of gifts a foreign concept. That’s what local volunteers are working to change this holiday season as they gear up for... Read more

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When it comes to using state taxpayer dollars to advance his left-of-center political agenda, Vermont Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman isn’t shy. Read more



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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature last week passed two bills designed to ban the use of gay conversion therapy on minors and protect residents from discrimination based on their gender identity. Read more

The Sun

I am continually disappointed by this newspaper’s reference to girls sports teams as the “lady” version of their team mascot, while their male counterparts receive no such gender distinction. Read more

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So, it hit the news today that Vermont businesses are not complying with the new “gender neutral” bathroom law. Read more

The Vermont Eagle


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PLATTSBURGH | Fliers advertising what appears to be a white nationalist group, “Patriot Front,” were posted in multiple places around the city this past week... Read more

The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — The journey from transitioning from male to female was a struggle for Kelly Leigh Metzgar. Read more

The Sun

Last week’s column where I suggested that Sanders and Trump might continue their fights to reform the political process by running together on an independent ticket, should their highly popular campaigns be shutdown by the two parties... Read more

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Gov. Peter Shumlin’s official State of Vermont travel ban to the State of Mississippi didn’t seem to register very high on the Magnolia State’s Richter scale last week. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — A French motion picture will get special treatment on the Middlebury College campus next month. Read more

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