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Former pro Felipe Lopez teaches lessons in hoops, life at NBA Cares clinic

poughkeepsiejournal.com — Felipe Lopez cupped his hands to be heard above the bedlam of bouncing basketballs inside the Family Partnership Center's gym.

Energy-hike decision must be reversed now

poughkeepsiejournal.com — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is being incredibly callous and tone-deaf by refusing to back off its misplaced desire to see electric rates rise once again in this area. And time is running out. The commission must reverse course. And it must be far more forthcoming with information.
'Profoundly dumb and detrimental' MT @johnpenneynews FERC must back off new 'capacity zone' w/rate hike. pojonews.co/1nitztZ #NYpower

Wappingers Falls cops responding to fire find body

poughkeepsiejournal.com — WAPPINGERS FALLS - Police officers responding to a report of someone possibly trapped in a structure fire early this morning found a body, but no blaze, said Officer Paolo Capparelli. An autopsy conducted this morning identified the deceased as village resident William J. Long, 54, police said.