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EPA Creates Great Lakes Protection Advisory Board

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is creating a board to advise federal agencies carrying out two wide-ranging programs to protect the Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2012

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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

Round Island Light in the shipping lanes of the Straits of Mackinac, which connect Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Projects To Control Great Lakes Unlikely

A U.S.-Canadian advisory panel wound up a five-year study this week with a recommendation against large-scale engineering projects to prevent swings in Great Lakes water levels, saying people across the region should adapt to nature’s ups and downs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2012

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“Amazing” Tops Words Banished List

Occupy, man cave, baby bump are some of the words that are on Lake Superior State University’s annual list of banished words.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/30/2011

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Teen Survives 80-100 Feet Fall From Cliff

A 17-year-old girl is expected to survive after falling up to 100 feet from a rock cliff at a Lake Superior shoreline park in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, police said Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2011

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3 Adults, 6 Kids Rescued From Partridge Island

Authorities rescued three adults and six children from Partridge Island in Lake Superior who had been on the water in a 12-foot boat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

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Wolves Of Isle Royale National Park May Go Extinct

Scientists say the wolves of Isle Royale National Park may go extinct because they are dangerously short of females.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2011

Lost Mariners Weekend At Dossin Great Lakes Museum

The Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle in Detroit is hosting a symposium on the fate of a sidewheel steamer that sank in Lake Michigan and observing the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald.

11/06/2010

Mich. Man Who Faked Death Gets 2 Years In Prison

An Upper Peninsula man who faked his death in Lake Superior to escape financial pressures has been sentenced to two years in prison for causing an expensive search by the U.S. Coast Guard.

11/03/2010

2 Men Drown After Boat Capsizes In Lake Superior

Authorities say two Marquette men have drowned and their wives were rescued after their boat capsized in Lake Superior.

09/20/2010

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