Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Georgia official: Former Rochester police chief could return
An official in DeKalb County, Ga., said that county's chief executive officer met Monday morning to discuss the county's police chief, Cedric Alexander -- a former Rochester chief who Warren acknowledged Monday she'd interviewed for the soon-to-be open job here.
Albany Times Union
Beech-Nut completes sale of former Canajoharie plant
Beech-Nut said Monday morning it has completed the sale of its former manufacturing plant in downtown Canajoharie.
Bodies found at Florida home had been there for weeks, medical examiner says
Three bodies found at an upscale, gated community in Florida had been there for weeks without anyone noticing, a medical examiner says.
The Washington Post
What your grocery store says about you
Where did you go shopping this weekend? If you tend to vote Democrat, odds are you stocked up at Trader Joe's or Whole Foods.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Albany Times Union
Invasive cockroach found in NYC can take the cold
In this Jan. 9, 2013 photo provided by the University of Florida, the male Periplaneta japonica is shown.
ObamaCare Raises Health Insurance Premiums, Especially For The Young
The Affordable Care Act has dramatically increased the cost of buying a health insurance plan on the individual market in California, Texas, Florida, New York, Illinois, Georgia, and North Carolina, states that account for more than half of America's uninsured adults, according to a study by Sector & Sovereign, a sell-side firm that focuses on ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Battleground to ballroom: Meet Nickel City Studios' veteran photographers
It's a story as old as time: Two combat photographers fall in love in Hawaii, then choose to leave both the military and paradise to become in-demand wedding photographers in Buffalo, N.Y. Well it's the case of Grand Island native Alyssa Mattingly and her husband Rich, the eyes behind Nickel City Studios , a respected photography business in ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
ObamaCare Raises Health Insurance Costs, Especially For The Young
Worse, the firm argued in a note earlier this week, the increases in cost are most substantial for the young.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Police: Keri Russell's Brooklyn home burglarized
A few weeks after Bryce Reed proclaimed he would personally protect a Texas town devastated by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion, he was arrested by federal agents who said he collected materials to make a pipe... A former paramedic in the tiny Texas town where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people was sentenced to 21 months in prison ... (more)
Anatomy Of An Electronic Health Record (EHR) Zero-Day
How a dangerous security flaw discovered in one of the most pervasive electronic medical record platforms in the U.S. was found and quietly fixed Graduate student Doug Mackey was starting to wonder whether his research on the security of one of the nation's most ubiquitous electronic health records software platforms was so interesting after all.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
Chimps Are People, Too? Lawsuit Will Test That Question
Is a chimp, living as a pet in the home of Patrick and Diane Lavery in Gloversville, N.Y., really enslaved and entitled to his freedom? Does the 26-year-old Tommy, who scientists argue is cognitively similar to humans, deserve some of the same rights as homo sapiens? Those questions are at the center of a lawsuit filed in the State of New York ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Norwalk Citizen News
She's got nothing to complain about. Now what?
We, the People of the Jewish faith, are famous for our complaining. If you had ever gone out to dinner with my late Grandma Hilda and her husband, Sam, you'd know what I'm talking about.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Vandals Spray Graffiti On Houston's Replica Space Shuttle
A replica space shuttle located outside of Space Center Houston was apparently vandalized late Tuesday night last week.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
From the parrot's beak: countdown to Christmas edition
Read on, friends of feathered friends. - "2013 Parrot Year in Review" : this editor's December "Pet Gazette" feature - Scroll to Page 10 and click on the page to enlarge.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Brood of 60 gathers for dinner in thanks
The Heine family shared one of their favorite holiday recipes: Grandma Gertie's Caramel Corn 1 cup brown sugar 1 stick butter or margarine ½ tsp salt ¼ cup white corn syrup ½ tsp baking soda 4 to 5 quarts popped corn Combine brown sugar, margarine and corn syrup in a 1 1/2 to 2-quart glass dish.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Poll suggests GOP outreach not reaching
Republicans spoke after the 2012 election of recognizing their large gap with some Democratic-leaning demographic groups and their poor long-term electoral prospects as a consequence.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Double standard: Society views female predators and their male victims differently
The exuberant comments were left on a story about a 27-year-old Catholic school teacher accused of raping a 14-year-old.
What the Obamacare debacle tells us about Common Core
As Gallup reported this fall, 68% of Americans had never heard of #CommonCore. New info.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Texas politically priceless for 2016
Texas is the election battleground frontline for 2016. The Democratic Party is making a strong well orchestrated push to turn Texas blue in an attempt to swing the large populations' voters and capture Texas's prized 38 electoral votes .
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Watertown Daily Times
Clarkson University and Trudeau Institute express hopes over partnership
A $35 million state-funded partnership between Saranac Lake's Trudeau Institute and Clarkson University, Potsdam, was born of financial need, but the institutions hope to turn their collaboration into a vehicle for world-class biotechnology research.