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In the News Almost 6 acres of land added near Fullerton Avenue Beach Chicago Tribune (7/31) A $31.5 million project funded by the Army Corps of Engineers, the city and the Park District is meant to stabilize an aging shoreline while protecting the lakefront path from the type of waves that shut it down temporarily during a storm last fall.
Toledo resumes microcystin daily testing The Blade (7/31) Toledo, Ohio Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson said the city would resume testing raw Lake Erie water daily for the presence of microcystin ó a reversal from the previous day when city officials said the test would be preformed only weekly.
Importance of Port Robinson ferry to be showcased Niagara this Week (7/31) In Ontario, Thoroldís new tourism operator is planning to showcase the importance of the Port Robinson ferry by getting regional politicians to hop aboard the boat on a ride across the Welland Canal this month.
The Genesee, recently raging, is now a trickle Democrat & Chronicle (7/30) Itís feast to famine for the Genesee River, which two weeks ago raged through downtown Rochester, N.Y. and today is barely a trickle.Lack of rain is one reason, and deliberate draining of the section between Court Street and the High Falls is another.