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Rotterdam Junction property owners suing state over 2011 flooding

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Nearly five dozen Rotterdam Junction property owners have filed a civil claim against New York state, claiming the state Canal Corp.'s failure to adequately prepare for high water events along the Mohawk River caused them to incur more than $4.6 million in damages as a result of flooding from Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011. The lawsuit accuses the subsidiary of the state Thruway Authority of negligence because it failed to take appropriate action following ...

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