In Their Opinion...

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Colin Read chairs the finance and economics faculty at SUNY Plattsburgh and has published a dozen books on local and global finance and economics. He also runs an economic and business consulting company, and can be reached through his website www.economicinsights.net.

Technical training a key part of education

By: Colin Read, Everybody's Business

---- — Recently honored, Champlain Valley Educational Services offers meaningful careers for those not heading for college, according to columnist Colin Read.

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Editorial: State helping local business

Every governor in recent memory has emphasized the importance of the state's chief executive concentrating on improving business and economic prosperity in every corner of New York.

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Paul Grasso is the president and CEO of The Development Corporation, Clinton County, New York.

Paul Grasso: Ethical consumerism in vogue

By: Paul Grasso, Just Sayin'

However, making purchasing choices that can help save the planet aren't always that simple, according to columnist Paul Grasso.

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Colin Read chairs the finance and economics faculty at SUNY Plattsburgh and has published a dozen books on local and global finance and economics. He also runs an economic and business consulting company, and can be reached through his website www.economicinsights.net.

Colin Read: Constitution withstands test of time

The nation's founding document is a delicate balance that we should continue to nurture, according to columnist Colin Read.

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Colin Read chairs the finance and economics faculty at SUNY Plattsburgh and has published a dozen books on local and global finance and economics. He also runs an economic and business consulting company, and can be reached through his website www.economicinsights.net.

Colin Read: This region helped shape a new nation

As we celebrate our nation's history, we must also appreciate the key role the North Country played in the founding of two countries, according to columnist Colin Read.

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Paul Grasso is the president and CEO of The Development Corporation, Clinton County, New York.

Paul Grasso: U.S. lacking leadership

By: Paul Grasso, Just Sayin'

---- — Inspiration is hard to come by as society struggles to fulfill the traditional American dream, according to columnist Paul Grasso.

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Colin Read chairs the finance and economics faculty at SUNY Plattsburgh and has published a dozen books on local and global finance and economics. He also runs an economic and business consulting company, and can be reached through his website www.economicinsights.net.

Colin Read: Diversity of views a key to progress

By: Colin Read, Everybody's Business

With today's mobile society and 24-hour media, like-minded people tend to congregate together stifling diversity of opinion, according to columnist Colin Read.

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Colin Read chairs the finance and economics faculty at SUNY Plattsburgh and has published a dozen books on local and global finance and economics. He also runs an economic and business consulting company, and can be reached through his website www.economicinsights.net.

Colin Read: Leaders in the business of change

But when the status quo is upset, they may often be undermined by those who find change impacts them, according to columnist Colin Read.

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