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The World’s 7 Coolest Floating Hotels

From retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world’s coolest.

03/19/2014

Man Jailed In Connection With Woman Found Dead In Red Cedar River

Lansing police say they’ve arrested a 19-year-old Flint man in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old woman whose body was found in the Red Cedar River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2012

Invasive Fish May Be Making Way Up Rouge River

An invasive fish called the round goby appears to be making its way up the Rouge River in southeast Michigan, raising concerns among those working to improve the health of the waterway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012

Oil clings to plants along the Kalamazoo River after an oil spill of approximately 840,000 gallons of crude oil July 28, 2010 in Marshall. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

EPA: More Cleanup Needed In 2010 Enbridge Spill

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday told Enbridge Inc. that the pipeline company’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Kalamazoo River system requires more cleanup work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2012

Lake St. Clair-from chopper 3-18-11

Blue Economy Initiative Moves Forward In Macomb County

Executive Mark Hackel says cities and townships are already talking about hotels, peers, campgrounds and campsites.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2012

Students gather water samples of the Rouge River in Canton Township. (Credit: Friends of the Rouge/therouge.org)

Thousands Of Students Turn Rouge River Into Living Classroom

Over 3,000 students from local southeast Michigan schools will be conducting chemical tests, examining aquatic life and surveying the Rouge River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2012

(Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Terry Johnston)

3-Mile Segment Of Kalamazoo River Reopens

A stretch of the Kalamazoo River reopened for public use Wednesday for the first time since a massive oil spill fouled the southern Michigan waterway in July 2010, officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2012

Body In Lake Belonged To Man Missing Since Nov.

Authorities in Kalamazoo say a body found under the ice in a lake at a city park belonged to a 27-year-old man who disappeared in November.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2012

Segway Owner Dies After Falling Off Cliff

A wealthy British businessman who owns the company that makes the two-wheeled Segway has been found dead in a river in northern England after apparently falling off a cliff on one of the vehicles, police […]

09/27/2010

Cleanup Study Starts For Detroit River Island

A Detroit River island the U.S Army Corps of Engineers built to hold contaminated sediment is targeted for cleanup by another federal agency.

09/06/2010

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