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The Jamaica Destination Guide

Jamaica is a quintessential Caribbean travel destination. Here’s a guide to both the basics and the intoxicatingly refreshing things to do.

10/31/2013

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The Bahamas Destination Guide

If you want to truly experience The Bahamas, get ready to do some island hopping. Check out this destinations guide to Nassau, Grand Bahama Island, Great Exuma, Green Turtle Cay and more.

10/25/2013

Belle Isle Beach (credit: Belle Isle Conservancy/Facebook)

Cash-Strapped Detroit Doesn’t Test Water At Belle Isle Beach

Officials say Detroit stopped testing the water at Belle Isle Beach along the Detroit River for E. coli last year because of its financial difficulties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2013

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Mich. Beachgoers Lost 755 Days To Pollution In ’12

A common cause for beach closings is the presence of bacteria from human or animal feces.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2013

Grosse Ile’s Sugar Island Beach Opens To Public Saturday

A beach on the Detroit River’s Sugar Island is opening to the public Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

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A Guide to Malibu California’s Best Beaches

Malibu is well known for its beauty, splendor and, of course, crashing waves over more than 20 miles up and down the coast. Here are a few of the best beaches in Malibu.

05/16/2013

EPA Gives $2.6M To Improve Great Lakes Beaches

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says more than $2.6 million in grants are being awarded to help improve water quality at Great Lakes beaches in Michigan and Wisconsin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

Lake Erie (istockphoto)

Best Public Access Beaches To Spend the Day Near Detroit

Not the typical beach town, Detroit doesn’t feature many palm trees, surfers or shell-necklace vendors, but you’re never more than six miles from a body of water, 11,000 of which are lakes. The metro Detroit area is no exception. These pleasant public beaches offer more than just sand and water, providing a variety of recreational activities, so keeping the entire family entertained really is a day at the beach.

06/08/2012

Traverse City Beaches (Credit Traverse City.com)

Mich. Bill Revives Shoreline Grooming Debate

The Michigan Senate is preparing to vote on whether to abolish a state program that regulates what landowners can do with the vegetation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2012

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Lake Michigan Beach Garbage Likely From Milwaukee

A report says trash that washed up on Lake Michigan beaches in West Michigan in 2008 and 2010 likely came from Milwaukee sewer overflows.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011

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