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Family farm bankruptcies in the US hit an eight-year high in 2019.Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Will New York Small Farmers Reap the Benefits of the Federal Trade Deal?

Despite record subsidies, farm bankruptcies are spiking across the nation. But New York may be better positioned than most states for the agricultural future.

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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?

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What the Splintering Democratic Vote Might Mean for New York

A year after updating its antiquated voting laws, the state could have a larger-than-usual role in the 2020 election.

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Andrew Yang’s Last Stand

The New Paltz resident is staking his long-shot presidential bid on the New Hampshire primary. If he fails, what’s next?