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Volume 31 - Number 49 - December 4, 2008

The Healthy City Revisited

Barack Obama could join the select league of transformative presidents by embracing the promise of America’s urban centers

By Bruce Fisher

Paradise Trampled?

The Washington Park Conservancy and the city of Albany debate how best to balance the park’s dual identities

By Darryl McGrath

Kicking the Habit

Public Employees Federation calls for the state to reduce costly spending on contractors

By David King

Creative Budgeting?

The fate of a half-million dollars has Troy’s city government at war

By Chet Hardin

We Can’t Read Our Own Records

Albany council members scratch their heads over police chief’s insistence that “ghost” tickets can’t be traced

By David King

Molecular Gastronomy

Four new cookbooks offer insight into the science of flavor

By B. A. Nilsson

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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