Wallenda abruptly cancels final practice

From Niagara This Week: Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda, who will be crossing the Falls between the U.S. and Canada on June 15, has been holding his practice sessions open to the public May 12-22 at the Seneca Niagara casino, twice a day and yet before Tuesday’s last appearance he unexpectedly cancelled. Spectators lined up against…

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ABC orders Wallenda to wear harness for falls walk

From CNews: For some tourists, Nik Wallenda’s wirewalk across Niagara Falls will still be a spectacle worth watching, even if he wears a safety harness. But others say the precautionary device dashes any excitement surrounding the event on June 15. “I could see some people being disappointed, but it will still be something to see,”…

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Wisconsin’s role in Niagara Falls

From WXOW in Wisconsin: The beauty of Niagara Falls is thanks to the geology of Wisconsin, according to Ray Reser, director of the Natural History Museum at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. “It’s very cool” he said. Reser says geologists attribute Niagara Falls to a massive escarpment, or ridge that runs through Wisconsin, notably at…

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