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Mules named Sal are hard to find these days along the Erie Canal. But almost two centuries after workers began digging its route across upstate New York, you can still see barges pushed and pulled through what some consider the first superhighway of the U.S. As the canal prepares to celebrate its bicentennial next July, some are questioning whether the canal is still worth subsidizing. Comment?
Herring swim up the Wynants Kill two weeks after an old industrial dam was removed to allow ocean-going fish access to the Hudson River tributary for spawning and habitat in Troy, N.Y. Herring are spawning in a tributary to New York's Hudson River for the first time in 85 years after a dam was removed from the tributary's mouth. The spawning in the Wynants Kill tributary is seen as an environmental success, as NPR's Nathan Rott tells our Newscast unit. Comment?
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