Aug 21, 2013 — Long lines are forming outside the venues in central and western New York where President Obama will speak Thursday, outlining new plans for education programs. The new chief of the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, Betty Sutton, gives her first interview, outlining the issues facing the federal transportation authority. Dredging is part of the maintenance needed to keep ports and channels clear along the inland waterway. The Innovation Trail has that story from Rochester. Two North Country counties move to increase sales tax under "home rule" bills signed by Gov. Cuomo. And a profile interview with Glen Falls rocker Charlie Brennan, whose new CD ...look far... has just been released.