Cormorants Slaughter Remains a Mystery

The shotgun massacre of nearly 9-hundred young cormorants on a Lake Ontario Island has prompted offers of rewards for information from the U-S Fish and Wildlife Service, and at least one animal rights group. State and federal agents have mounted what they term a "large and aggressive" investigation. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Martha Foley reports:

Lake Champlain Demoted

Lake Champlain didn’t last long as a Great Lake. Earlier this month, Midwest lawmakers were miffed when Champlain was designated the sixth Great Lake. Last week, the Senate voted to demote the lake and as the Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Martha Foley reports, this week the House is expected to agree: