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Graphic from a recent Facebook study showing areas where local news is robust enough to launch a new product aimed at news readers—and where it isn't. Source: Facebook Journalism Project

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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Welcome to The River Community!

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

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Water Infrastructure: A Quietly Ticking Time Bomb

Water system problems are a quiet local crisis. If we're going to ensure we have access to safe drinking water across the nation, America’s water managers will have to pick up the pace.

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The Pace of Disaster Is Accelerating. Are We Ready?

The impacts of rising sea levels and increasing climate instability may force hard choices in the years to come.

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Between the Engineer and the Poet

On the Hudson Valley’s Rich Heritage of Environmental Activism