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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?

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Spring, Interrupted

Millenia-old evolutionary relationships are out of sync

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Are PILOTs A Race To The Bottom?

Tax deals promising jobs, like the one offered to Amazon HQ, are ubiquitous in New York State, but the net effect for communities like those in the Hudson Valley are not clear.

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The Environmental Costs of Road Salt

Putting rock salt on roads to keep them clear of ice and snow has become a mainstay of road management. The trouble is: After it’s used, it doesn’t disappear.

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Hudson Valley Abortion Rights at the Crossroads

What does this historic moment for abortion rights in the US and New York State mean for residents of the Hudson Valley?

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ICE in the Hudson Valley

The escalating bitterness of the national debate on immigration and recent crackdowns by ICE have caused public outcries in communities where immigrants live and work.