CHICAGO (AP) – A three-day sweep of Chicago’s Lake Calumet turned up no sign of Asian carp, though DNA from the invasive fish has been found repeatedly in the waterway not far from Lake Michigan.
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Crews used nets to drag six miles of the lake last Wednesday through Friday, with no sign of any Asian carp.Michigan Court Seeks More From Whitmer About Abortion Ban Challenge
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