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Luis Martinez is being held by ICE in the Orange County Correctional Facility in Goshen, NY.Photo by Michael Frank

Voice from behind Bars

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

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Welcome to The River Community!

New stories every week. Community events. Democracy in action ;)

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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.