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US Customs and Border Protection seized nearly $4.6 million in fentanyl and methamphetamine in January, the largest seizure of fentanyl in CBP history.CBP photo by Jerry Glaser

Fentanyl in the Hudson Valley

The opioid epidemic’s “Third Wave” has hit the region hard, but addiction recovery workers are seeing tentative signs of progress.

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Open Water

Removing dams from the Hudson Valley's rivers.

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What Happened to the Water in New Paltz?

Residents were under a "Do Not Drink" advisory for a week earlier this month. The response to the crisis tells us New York has learned from previous local water issues.

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You Broke It, You Build It

The owner of a building that collapsed in Poughkeepsie has been sued multiple times. So why is he being approved for other development projects?