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Sunset Over Lake Superior Wins Pure Michigan Online Photo Contest

Pure Michigan announced that Carla White of Christmas is the winner of the Michigan Moments Photo Contest. White’s winning photograph features a sunset over Lake Superior, just west of Bay Furnace Park in Christmas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2013

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GM Sponsoring Educational Boat Excursions In UP

General Motors is sponsoring educational boat trips on Lake Superior this summer for Michigan school students on Michigan Technological University’s research vessel, the RV Agassiz.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2013

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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

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Great Lakes Levels Below Normal Next 6 Months

Water levels across most of the Great Lakes are likely to remain well below average for the next six months, posing continued hardships for commercial vessels and tourist towns that cater to recreational boaters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

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Snyder Signs $21M Bill To Dredge Michigan Harbors

Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation earlier this week creating a $21 million program to deepen Michigan harbors that could become impassable to boats as parts of the Great Lakes hover near historically low levels.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2013

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Isle Royale Wolf Population At Risk: Michigan Tech Study

No pups were apparently born to the wolf population on Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior in 2012, according to researchers at Michigan Technological University, which has been studying the interaction between the island park’s wolves and moose for 55 years. Since wolves live only about five years in the wild, that means the island’s wolf population may soon be gone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

Lake Michigan (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Advocates Ask Congress To Spare Great Lakes Funds

The effectiveness of a long-term plan to heal the ailing Great Lakes could be marred by federal spending cuts, which also could make it harder to cope with low water levels that threaten the region’s economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

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Snyder To Transfer $11M For Dredging Great Lakes

Gov. Rick Snyder will call for spending $11 million this year to dredge Michigan harbors in danger of losing their connections to open water because of low Great Lakes levels.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2013

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US Coast Guard Warns Of Unsafe Ice On Lake Erie, Other Great Lakes

The U.S. Coast Guard is warning that warmer temperatures over the next few days are likely to cause unsafe ice conditions on Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2013

(Courtesy: U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Dossin Museum Observes 37th Anniversary Of The Sinking Of The Edmund Fitzgerald

The Edmund Fitzgerald is considered to be the most famous ship to sink in the Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2012

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