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Feb
22
2012

Political Theatre

  Start a fire, put it out, take a bow Fred LeBrun, Commentary Published 08:34 p.m., Saturday, February 18, 2012 We can all breath easier. Another near-disaster averted. We have a statewide teacher evaluation plan after all, and miraculously, education in our public schools is saved. Last week we witnessed a remarkable p...
Feb
20
2012

Unions return to Democratic fold for 2012 election

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-labor-politics-20120220,0,861297.story?track=rss By Matea Gold and Melanie Mason, Washington Bureau February 19, 2012, 10:31 p.m.   After a falling out with the party, labor is back with cash and other support, driven largely by Republican attacks on collective bargaining. Reporting from Washington&m...
Feb
16
2012

Border Patrol to the rescue for Falls air base?

By Mark ScheerNiagara Gazette http://niagara-gazette.com/local/x960122697/Border-Patrol-to-the-rescue-for-Falls-air-base   NIAGARA FALLS — Western New York’s congressional delegation wants the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection to build a new border patrol facility at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. In a joint statemen...
Feb
15
2012

County GOP Defends Gross Party

  By Mark Scheer  Niagara Gazette NIAGARA FALLS — Organizers said they held the party to support local charities and say good-bye to a man who has admitted to committing several crimes but has also done a great deal of good for the community. Critics charged that last week’s send-off for local plumber John Gross — who will soon be heading back to feder...
Feb
15
2012

  Niagara Gazette February 13, 2012 GOP defends John Gross party By Mark Scheer  Niagara Gazette NIAGARA FALLS — Organizers said they held the party to support local charities and say good-bye to a man who has admitted to committing several crimes but has also done a great deal of good for the community. Critics charged that last week’s send-off ...
Feb
12
2012

GOP celebrates 3 Time Felon

  Party toasts Gross prior to his latest prison stint Falls GOP hosts event after tax fraud conviction By Charlie Specht NEWS NIAGARA REPORTER Published:February 10, 2012, 11:22 PM 12 Comments Font Size: -2 -1 Standard +1 +2 E-m...
Feb
12
2012

Gross Conduct

  Fond farewell for contractor going to jail Updated: Friday, 10 Feb 2012, 10:25 PM EST Published : Friday, 10 Feb 2012, 10:25 PM EST George Richert NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - He's served time before and Niagara Falls contractor John Gross is heading to federal prison for mail fraud and tax evasion. But not before receiving a send-off worthy of a comm...
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