Tue July 22, 2014
Erie Canal

Residents along Erie Canal are rediscovering it via bike

Originally published on Tue July 22, 2014 8:16 am

Doug Kerr via Flickr

Many New Yorkers who live along the Erie Canal are rediscovering the waterway via long-distance bicycle trips.

The recreational trail along the canal is becoming a well-used resource by people living in towns that were built by the canal. And they’re spending money too.

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Mon July 14, 2014

Wheatfield residents fight against use & storage liquid fertilizer

Originally published on Mon July 14, 2014 11:23 am

Wheatfield Sludge fight.

Some Wheatfield residents are fighting against the use of a liquid fertilizer they say contains harmful waste. The battle involves a national company operates businesses in Erie and Niagara counties.

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Wed July 2, 2014
Affordable Care Act

Need help making sense of the Affordable Care Act?

The Innovation Trail and WXXI News are partnering to help answer your questions about the Affordable Care Act. With the next enrollment period for individuals starting on November 15th, many people will once again be weighing up their insurance options.

We’re looking to feature real people from the community who have questions about the Affordable Care Act we can answer in our ongoing reporting project.

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Wed July 2, 2014


Mon June 30, 2014
Great Lakes

Report shows dramatic impact of lower Great Lakes water levels

Originally published on Mon June 30, 2014 10:26 am

WBFO's Dan Karpenchuk reports

A new report from Ontario paints a gloomy economic picture as a result of continued low water levels in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River. It could cost the U.S. and Canada more than $19 billion by the year 2050.

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