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Hudson Valley Abortion Rights at the Crossroads

What does this historic moment for abortion rights in the US and New York State mean for residents of the Hudson Valley?

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ICE in the Hudson Valley

The escalating bitterness of the national debate on immigration and recent crackdowns by ICE have caused public outcries in communities where immigrants live and work.

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Police Use of Force in the Hudson Valley

The Hudson Valley has not made waves in the national discourse as a place where local tensions are high over police use of force. But up and down the Valley communities have struggled with the deaths of citizens at the hands of police, and with the long public aftermath of a fatal use of force.

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NY’s REDC: Can Money Fix a Broken Economy?

Since 2011, New York State has made an annual late-December tradition of announcing millions in grants to businesses, nonprofits, and local governments. On December 18, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the eighth round of REDC funding.

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The Airbnb Invasion

We made the 2019 "trending destinations" list. What does it mean for the Catskills and Hudson Valley?

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Despite Rising Opioid Deaths in Rural Hudson Valley a New Treatment Approach Shows Promise.

While the Hudson Valley leads New York State in opioid deaths, it may also be leading the way in fighting the scourge of addiction through a new program adopted by the Chatham police department.

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Policing in the Hudson Valley

A Window into the National Issue of Excessive Force and Community Policing.

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Food Justice For All

Sylvia Center Promotes Healthy Eating and Food Justice