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Thousands Could Turn Out For Port Huron Float Down

“It’s just a unique experience that they really can’t do anywhere else.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2013

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5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.

08/12/2013

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DNR, Others Release 18,500 Sturgeon In North Mich.

“Survival of the eggs and fry exceeded expectations this year,” said DNR fisheries supervisor Dave Borgeson.

07/02/2013

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Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day Near Detroit

With the large number of state and county parks surrounding the Detroit area and the Huron Clinton Metroparks, there is never a shortage of places to take a swim.

06/08/2013

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Coast Guard Warns Of Flood-Related Debris In Mich.

Boaters should be on the lookout for large trees, logs and other debris let loose into Michigan waterways in part by spring flooding, the U.S. Coast Guard has warned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

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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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Obama Rep Pledges Further Great Lakes Restoration

President Barack Obama, if re-elected, would continue a program that has pumped more than $1 billion into Great Lakes protection during his first term, although it’s uncertain how much money will be available in the future, a spokeswoman said.

09/13/2012

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Leaders Seek Remedy For Lake St. Clair Muck

The results are in from the most recent tests on the stinky “muck” that collected along the Lake St. Clair shoreline a year ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

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)

Congress OKs $300 Million For Great Lakes Cleanup

Congress has approved $300 million to keep a multi-year program going that is aimed at fixing some of the Great Lakes’ biggest environmental problems, from invasive species to river bottoms laced with toxic chemicals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2011

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

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