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The RPO now

What's very clear is the need for the community to support the orchestra and its musicians, as it has in the past.

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Mr. Cuomo’s numbers

 Cuomo's opening move in this year's budget process is a good starting point.

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A year later

Rochester's economy must be sufficiently strong and diverse to thrive no matter how Kodak's story plays out.

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What he did not say

It's striking what Gov. Andrew Cuomo's did not include in his State of the State address.

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Still on the cliff

Making extremely difficult decisions is a responsibility of leadership. So far, no one in Washington has shown much that indicates he or she is up to the task.

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What Cuomo should say

Gov. Cuomo should speak frankly in his State of the State address about what remains to be done--in particular, to restore New York's fiscal foundation.

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Exit strategy

The Thruway Authority's new cost-saving plan must be only the first step.

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Is it time to use the ‘nuclear option’ in the Senate?

On Aug. 28, 1957, Sen. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina delayed passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1957 by speaking on the Senate floor for more than 24 hours. He was using the filibuster, a Senate tactic whose use ...

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Rail revival

Rail travel has a proud place in Rochester's history. With construction of the new station, it could earn an important place in the city's future as well.

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A matter of principal

What's lacking is the necessary focus and political will to deal with the mortgage debt overhang.

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Storm damage

DiNapoli's words of warning about the state's fiscal situation should be heeded in Albany.

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Winning streak

With work progressing at Midtown and Winn's long-term commitment to the Sibley Building, there's reason for optimism.

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Storm warning

With severe weather events becoming more frequent, New York cannot afford a "labyrinth" of regulators and utilities incapable of rapid and effective response.

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Bridge the divide

Post-election, what most Americans truly want seems strikingly obvious: a willingness by both Republicans and Democrats to compromise.

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What voters must decide

Barring unexpected events, the recovery will continue. The question now is who would do more to build the strongest economy for the future.

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