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Sturgeon. (credit: istock)

Michigan Anglers Take Advantage Of Annual ‘Sturgeon Moon’

The annual August full moon is also called the sturgeon moon because it’s believed the giant fish are most easily caught during the full moon period.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2013

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More Citations Issued For Drunken Boating This Year Says Coast Guard

It’s a serious problem and getting worse. Alcohol and drug use on the Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2013

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Matt’s Favorites: Plastic In The Great Lakes, Jetman Wows Oshkosh, MIT Mea Culpa, And More

So what’s the haps today in science and technology? Glad you’re curious… it’s fascinatin’ stuff.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2013

Freighter on the Great Lakes. (credit: istockphoto)

Group Sues EPA Over Invasive Species Regulations

A lawsuit seeks tougher rules dealing with ballast water discharges from ships to prevent more invasive species from reaching U.S. waterways.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2013

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Surfing In Michigan: It’s The Real Thing

It’s not a sport that comes to mind when you think of Michigan, but people have been surfing the Great Lakes since the 1940′s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2013

Scientists Forecast Larger Lake Erie Algae Bloom

The algae produces liver and nerve toxins that can not only sicken people and kill pets and wildlife but also take a bite out of the lake’s annual $11.5 billion annual tourism industry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2013

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Experts To Discuss Low Great Lakes Water Levels

Federal experts will discuss the causes and potential consequences of low Great Lakes water levels during a Thursday seminar in Ann Arbor that also will be broadcast on the Web.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2013

Police And Fire Officials On The Scene Of Oil Spill In Macomb County

Police are confirming that there is some kind of oil spill in the area of 14 Mile and Hoover roads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013

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Matt’s Favorites: ‘Plastic Island’ In Great Lakes Too, Hawking Urges Space Colonization, Frogs Threatened, PC Sales Plunge, And Much More

So what’s the latest in the wild wild world of high tech? Sit back, relax and be our guest… * Everyone knows not to be a litter bug in theory, but it doesn’t always make […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

Asian carp. (Courtesy: asiancarp.us)

Report: Asian Carp May Have Reached Great Lakes

Officials say some Asian carp probably have found their way into the Great Lakes, but there’s still time to stop the dreaded invaders from becoming established and unraveling food chains that support a $7 billion fishing industry and sensitive ecosystems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2013

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