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Unusual South American pacu fish caught in Belle River

When he reeled in his catch off the Belle River pier on Tuesday, Donald Poisson knew the pointy pearly whites and peculiar shape were unlike anything he’d seen before. 609 more words

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Freighter grounded off Windsor's shore freed by tugs without incident

A freighter that ran aground Sunday in Lake St. Clair across from Windsor’s Sandpoint Beach was refloated early Tuesday after efforts involving five tugs.

There was no fuel spill or other environmental damage from the Canadian vessel Federal Rideau, which is carrying 22,672 tons of wheat. 169 more words

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Grounded Freighter Freed From Lake St. Clair

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – The U.S. Coast Guard says a 656-foot freighter that ran aground in a shipping channel of Lake St. Clair has been freed and is en route to Montreal. 136 more words

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UPDATED: No fuel spill as ship carrying wheat runs aground off Windsor's shore

There appears to be no danger to the environment or safety issues involving a large ship that ran aground Sunday in Lake St. Clair near the mouth of the Detroit River. 579 more words

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Coast Guard Tries To Free Wheat Carrying Freighter Grounded In Lake St. Clair

LAKE ST. CLAIR (WWJ) — The U.S. Coast Guard has been working to get a 656 foot freighter free from a shoal in Lake St. Clair near the Detroit River since Sunday morning. 167 more words

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Aging Oil Pipe Line under the Straits of Mackinac

Oil Spill Threatens Great Lakes  Click on the link for information about an aging oil pipline that is a threat to the freshwater Great Lakes.

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Cooler weather brings threat of waterspouts on Great Lakes

TORONTO – A mix of cooler-than-normal temperatures across southern Ontario and warmer lake conditions is creating conditions that are perfect for waterspouts, or tornadoes over water. 339 more words

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