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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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Is the Hudson River Cleanup Finished?

The EPA Thinks So. New York State’s DEC Says No Way.

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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.

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Voice from behind Bars

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