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During the pandemic, much of daily life has moved online. Working and learning from home requires a variety of adjustments.

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Hudson, New York Mayor Kamal Johnson has rolled out a program to help students affected by COVID-19.

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Kamal Johnson is set to be sworn in as mayor of Hudson, New York on New Year’s Day. The Democratic Alderman beat incumbent Rick Rector in June’s pivotal primary, and made it official in November. WAMC's Jim Levulis spoke with Johnson about what he’s done to prepare for the office in the Columbia County city of about 6,000.

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On Election Night, control of several municipalities in the Northeast changed hands.

Hudson Mayor Rick Rector will not seek a second term after losing June’s Democratic primary.

Hudson Mayor Rick Rector was defeated by 1st Ward Alderman Kamal Johnson.
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On primary day last week, voters in Hudson backed a challenger to the incumbent mayor.

Prominent Albany County Democrats including Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Assemblywoman Pat Fahy called for Morse’s resignation...
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Today is primary day in New York state. Polls opened at noon upstate.

Mayor Rick Rector and challenger 1st Ward Alderman Kamal Johnson are running in the June 25th Democratic primary.
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Hudson Mayor Rick Rector and challenger Kamal Johnson face off in Tuesday's Democratic primary. 

Mayor Rick Rector and challenger 1st Ward Alderman Kamal Johnson are running in the June 25th Democratic primary.
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Candidates for mayor in Hudson, New York debated Thursday night.