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McMurray (left) poses with musician Jon “Bowzer” Bauman (right), just one of several celebrities who have endorsed his unlikely candidacy.

Meet Nate McMurray, the Happy Warrior Vying to Unseat New York’s Most Corrupt Congressman

McMurray says he will be an independent voice in Congress, and promises to fight on behalf of working class and union voters, enact smart trade policies, and help the struggling upstate economy.

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Casinos: Win or Lose for the Hudson Valley?

Advocates have long hoped that Vegas-style casinos would restore some of the region’s luster. Can they succeed?

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The Hudson Valley in a Warming World

The impacts of global warming are already being felt in the Hudson Valley. What might the future look like?

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New York State Gun Law: A Political Weapon

The culture clash between gun-rights defenders and gun-control advocates in Upstate New York