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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

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I read your opinion on “Love ‘em or hate ‘em” in the Dec. 29 issue. You’ve pointed out all the problems of the country and even the source of our problem, hatred. Where does this hatred come from? Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Historical Society had been considering a program featuring Jewish people who had left their mark on the Adirondacks, but the shooting in a Squirrel Hill synagogue in Pittsburgh added a sense of urgency. Read more

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In the past two years, we’ve seen an outpouring of hate, attempts at overt discrimination and attempted rollback of basic human rights protections at the federal level. Read more

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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

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Charlottesville is nowhere near my hometown of Crown Point, New York. Yet the recent acts of racist violence in Virginia stirred up a deep and familiar tension. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — When Madeline McGrath left her downtown job to walk home last week, the last thing she expected to see was a swastika carved onto Bridge Street. Read more

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One has to wonder if Evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr. is really a Christian after he endorsed Trump for President. Read more

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Hate? Politics sometimes brings out the worst in us, and we are seeing that this year. Read more

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