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View of Broadway in Newburgh
Broadway in Newburgh, where police killings have sparked intense local protest in recent years. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons

Police Use of Force in the Hudson Valley

The Hudson Valley has not made waves in the national discourse as a place where local tensions are high over police use of force. But up and down the Valley communities have struggled with the deaths of citizens at the hands of police, and with the long public aftermath of a fatal use of force.

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New York In Prison

New York State counties ask: Do we really need a jail?

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Our Aging Infrastructure: Peril and Opportunity

As a nation, we’re not doing very well at keeping our systems running. Here's why.

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No More Plastic Bags

What is the net environmental effect of the bag ban?