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20-Pound Carp Loses Bid For Ann Arbor Council Seat

A fishy write-in campaign by a Tweeting 20-pound carp has failed in Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2013

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20-Pound Carp Campaigns For Ann Arbor City Council

The weighty fish launched an unofficial write-in campaign via Twitter.

CBS Detroit–11/04/2013

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Michigan DNR To Remove Illegal Carp From Lake

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources plans to use electrofishing and nets to remove illegal carp from a southern Michigan lake and study other nearby lakes for the presence of the fish, officials announced Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2012

Asian carp. (Courtesy: asiancarp.us)

Group Asks Candidates To Support Asian Carp Fight

An environmental coalition asked candidates to promise if elected to continue an Obama administration program dealing with some of the Great Lakes’ most pressing environmental problems, including the invasive species, Asian carp.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2012

Asian carp. (Courtesy: asiancarp.us)

Lawmakers Prod Feds To Heed Plan For Stopping Asian Carp

Thirty-one members of Congress prodded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday to consider a multi-billion-dollar plan for cutting a Chicago-area link between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds to stop migration of Asian carp and other invasive species.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2012

Silver Lake sand dunes. (credit: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Officials: Silver Lake Carp Killed By Virus

State wildlife officials investigating the deaths of thousands of common carp in a western Michigan lake say some were infected with a fish virus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2011

More Asian Carp DNA Found Near Lake Michigan

Analysts have discovered more genetic material from Asian carp beyond an electric barrier designed to prevent them from invading the Great Lakes, renewing a debate over the federal government’s strategy for protecting the region’s waters from the voracious fish

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2011

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Michigan DNR Investigating Fish Kill On Kent Lake

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is investigating a fish kill of 300 to 500 common carp in Livingston County’s Kent Lake.

06/24/2011

AG Vows To Fight Asian Carp

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says he’ll continue the legal fight to stop the destructive Asian Carp from entering the Great Lakes

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2011

Administration Plans Stepped-Up Fight Against Carp

The Obama administration says it will step up efforts to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes, even though closing Chicago-area shipping locks, as some in the region want to do, is off the table.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2010

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