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No More Plastic Bags

What is the net environmental effect of the bag ban?

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Understanding the Vaccination Controversy

Recent measles outbreaks put Hudson Valley schools at the center of a vitriolic legal and public health debate.

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Gentrification-on-Hudson

Block by block, town by town, gentrification is transforming the Hudson Valley.

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Is the Hudson River Cleanup Finished?

The EPA Thinks So. New York State’s DEC Says No Way.

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Our Growing Local News Desert

Local news is in crisis. Can new business models stay the damage, here and across the U.S?

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No Cure for Rural?

The rural parts of the Hudson Valley are contending with problems felt in rural places all over the nation.

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Voice from behind Bars

A conversation with Luis Martinez, who is being detained for deportation despite a pending U visa.

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Undocumented in the Hudson Valley: The Luis Martinez Story

He's an employer, father, husband, and community member. Why is ICE threatening to deport this man?

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The Vaccine Furor

Are low vaccination rates endangering Hudson Valley communities?