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Erie Canal opening delayed by rain

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The Erie Canal won't be opening Saturday due to heavy rainfall. After projecting a Saturday start to the navigation season, the state Canal Corporation now plans to open early next week, said Shane Mahar, a Canal Corp. spokesman "We'll have a better idea on the exact date once we get through this current rain event and see how conditions are reacting to what Mother Nature has dropped on us," Mahar said. High waters and fast ...

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