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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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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.