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Elise Stefanik’s orientation to Congress so far

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Chronicle talked by phone Sunday with Congresswoman-elect Elise Stefanik in Washington, D.C., in the midst of an eight-day orientation.

Ms. Stefanik said she had “just finished a brunch with Mia Love [Utah], Mimi Walters [California], Martha McSally [Arizona] and Barbara Comstock [Virginia], who are the other newly elected Republican women.”

Ms. Stefanik at 30 is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.

Ms. …

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Post- vote notes

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

I take elections at face value. I assume the voters did what they wanted to do. I don’t think they’re stupid. I don’t think they’re misled. I try to understand their thinking, whether or not they voted the way I hoped they would. (In this case, I agreed with many of the results.)

Anyway, some thoughts.

1. Republican Elise Stefanik not only won, she won

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Lake George seen as never before

By David Cederstrom, Chronicle Staff Writer

The Jefferson Project has taken its next major step — creation of a 2,000 square-foot Data Visualization Laboratory at the Darrin Fresh Water Institute in Bolton.

“Things no human has seen before” will become visible there, IBM senior vice-president Dr. John E. Kelly III said at the project’s public unveiling on Oct. 17.

The lab “may seem like a modest building, but there are …

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Why I’m for Funiciello

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Why would I vote for Green Party nominee Matt Funiciello for Congress when his outspokenly progressive left positions are usually at odds with my deeply felt conservatism?

Because for me, it’s often about people more than politics. I’ve known Matt a long time. I respect him. I’ve found him to be tolerant (at least with me), and I think he has a depth and uniquenesss …

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‘The Chronicle Reader’

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

I am very excited to announce the imminent publication of The Chronicle Reader, the first-ever Chronicle book. By that I mean, this book isn’t my book, as PermaFrost was in 1986, or my wife Sandra Hutchinson’s book, as Jumping Off Cliffs was in 2007.

This book, “The Year’s Best from The Chronicle weekly newspaper in Glens Falls, New York, 2013-2014,” is 284 pages comprising the …

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