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Road Trip: Bird Watching Along Lake Erie

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A Prothonotary Warbler rests on a tree at Magee Marsh, which sits near the shores of Lake Erie between Sandusky and Toledo.
11:52AM
May
10, 2012

This travel season we’re taking you on a series of road trips that make up “The New Ohio Guide.” This week we head to the shores of Lake Erie for some of the world’s best bird watching.

Northern Ohio Braces For Late-April Snowstorm

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Forecasters expect a rare late-April snowstorm to cover the shores of Lake Erie with up to eight inches of snow beginning late Monday.
7:11AM
April
23, 2012

Forecasters expect a rare late-April snowstorm to cover the shores of Lake Erie with up to eight inches of snow beginning late Monday.

Kasich, GOP Lawmakers Reach Compromise On Lake Erie Withdrawals

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A satellite image shows a massive algae bloom in Lake Erie's western basin. Scientists have linked algae to water withdrawals, pollution, and farm runoff.
8:00AM
April
17, 2012

The Governor vetoed an earlier version of the bill after it was sharply criticized by environmentalists, former Ohio governors, and current governors in other Great Lakes states.

State Revisits Algae Blooms

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A satellite image shows a massive algae bloom in Lake Erie's western basin in late September.
9:21AM
October
3, 2011

State officials worry tainted water could hurt Lake Erie’s $10 billion tourism industry.

City Bike Trail Links Cross State Off-Road Path

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A biker rides across the restored 1902 bridge that now spans Alum Creek. The Ed Honton Bridge is named for the late Ed Honton, founder of the Ohio to Erie Trail.
4:08PM
July
18, 2011

During summer months more Central Ohioans head for bike trails in the region. The network of paved and gravel paths winds through parks and alongside creeks and rivers.