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Volume 31 - Number 47 - November 20, 2008

Not Slowing Down

Renowned pianist Lee Shaw’s long and incredible career shows no sign of stopping anytime soon

By Shawn Stone

Cover photo by Joe Putrock

Less Than Zero?

Rensselaer County Republicans are touting their “0-percent” tax-rate increase; Democrats say it’s just smoke and mirrors

By Chet Hardin

Shopping for Your Community

Altweeklies ask readers to shop local this holiday season

By Allie Garcia

What Can Albany Afford?

Common Council members clash over priorities in the city’s 2009 budget

By David King

Pay Nothing

Secret system protecting friends and family of Albany Police from parking fines prompts the Common Council to ask for answers

By David King

Sustaining the Boom

A determined shop owner in downtown Troy has mounted a one-woman campaign to start a Business Improvement District in the city

By Chet Hardin

Savage Love
By Dan Savage

If Dan Savage won't answer your weird, disgusting, perverted, embarrassing questions about sex, perhaps you'd best keep them to yourself.

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