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  1. The Latest: UN rights chief concerned about Raqqa civiliansRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The U.N. human rights chief is urging world powers fighting the Islamic State group in Raqqa to review their operations after his office tallied at least 173 civilian deaths by air and ground strikes in the Syrian city this month. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein says the "conservative estimate" of the civilian death toll since June 1 comes as up to 100,000 others remain "effectively trapped" in Raqqa.

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  2. The Latest: US envoy meets with Raqqa officialsRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The top U.S. envoy for the international coalition combatting the Islamic State group has met with members of a local council expected to administer the city of Raqqa in Syria following its capture from the militants. A member of the Raqqa Civil Council, Abdullah el-Erian, told the Kurdish-run ANHA news agency, that Brett McGurk's visit Wednesday is an "important message" as the U.S- backed fight to seize Raqqa continues.

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  3. Fenton fisher Mike Cunningham wins first Bass Fishing League tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... for a long time and this is my first win - it's pretty special," Cunningham said. "I targeted a ridge in Lake Erie that had a nice flat. It stayed active until noon and then it shut down." Cunningham began his day using a green pumpkin-colored Smack ...

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  4. Worms found in Lake Macatawa said to be harmlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    They are typically found in perch, and are common in western Lake Erie and Lake Huron. But the red worm hasn't been reported in Lake Michigan in a number of years.

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  5. Partnership to preserve portion of US military supply routeRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2017 | Northern Michigan News

    ... preserve that section of road and 95 acres of wetlands at the mouth of the Huron River, which flows into western Lake Erie. A cooperative management agreement involves silica and sand company U.S. Silica, the National Park Service and U.S. Fish and ...

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  6. Ohio concentrates effort to reduce harmful Lake Erie algaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    AUGUST 4: Algae washes ashore from Lake Erie at Maumee Bay State Park August 4, 2014 in Oregon, Ohio. Toledo, Ohio area residents were once again able to drink tap water after a two day ban due to algae related toxins.

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  7. Michigan Court Rules for Westfield Insurance in 'Employee v. Contractor' CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    ... employee or independent contractor. Mark LaPointe drove grain trucks on a part-time basis for Larry Benore & Sons, an Erie, Mich., farming business owned by Craig Benore and his mother. LaPoint was seriously injured when the semi-tractor he was ...

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  8. Toxic algae warning at two Buckeye Lake beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... on phosphorus from manure, sewage and fertilizers that rain washes into waterways. Cyanobacteria are common in Lake Erie and inland lakes, including Grand Lake St. Marys in western Ohio and Buckeye Lake, which are both surrounded by farm land. In ...

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  9. Experts can't figure out how some phosphorous runoff gets into Lake ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Phosphorous runoff has been blamed for contributing to the growth of harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie, like this one in 2015. The state of Michigan just put out an early plan for improving Lake Erie's water quality.

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  10. Lake Erie 'impaired' listing not important, says Michigan ag chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | MLive.com

    Michigan's agriculture chief dismissed the state's decision to formally acknowledge the ecological sickness of Lake Erie, saying she doesn't believe an impairment designation made last fall "makes that much difference" toward improving the water quality in the algal bloom-stricken Great Lake. "Frankly, as a practical matter, I don't think whether or not Lake Erie is declared impaired really makes a difference for what we're doing," said Jamie Clover Adams, director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development.

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  11. State Plan to Combat Harmful Algae Blooms in Lake Erie Needs Work, Critics SayRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | Planning

    June 19 -- Dennis Meyer and his fellow Monroe County farmers have been feeling the heat -- and not just beating down on their necks as they work in their fields. Ever since an algae bloom containing the dangerous toxin microcystin led to the precautionary shutdown of the drinking water supply for nearly 500,000 people in Toledo and southeast Michigan over a weekend in August 2013 , the nutrient runoff from farm fields have been a major focus of efforts to combat oxygen-starved "dead zones" and the potentially harmful algae blooms on western Lake Erie .

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  12. As Lake Erie algae season looms, Michigan punts on new farm rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | MLive.com

    On the cusp of what's expected to be another sizable summer algae bloom in Lake Erie, the state of Michigan has released a plan for improving the lake that critics say doesn't do enough to reduce nutrient-laden runoff from farms. The state calls the 23-page Domestic Action Plan for Lake Erie released June 13 a roadmap to help Michigan meet its joint pledge with Ohio and Canada to reduce phosphorous entering the lake by 40 percent over the next eight years.

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  13. 'Lake trout are everywhere' for fishermen in northern Lake HuronRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... out fishing this week, send your photos to [email protected] to have them included in an upcoming fishing report. Lake Erie: Those targeting walleye have done well in 26 feet or deeper off Fermi and the River Raisin when trolling crawler harnesses ...

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  14. Michigan draft Lake Erie plan ready for public commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Michigan has a draft plan ready for public comment on how it will help keep phosphorus out of Lake Erie. All Great Lakes states will come up with their own plan.

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  15. Michigan plan seeks less pollution causing Lake Erie algaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Michigan officials have released a tentative plan for reducing nutrient pollution that causes ugly and potentially toxic algal blooms in western Lake Erie. The U.S. and Canada have agreed to seek a 40 percent cut in phosphorus flows into the lake by 2025.

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  16. Michigan Releases Draft Plan to Improve Lake Erie Water QualityRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | State of Michigan

    Media contacts: Jennifer Holton , 517-284-5724; Melody Kindraka, 517-284-6716 , or Ed Golder , 517-284-5815 LANSING State leaders today shared Michigan's draft Domestic Action Plan for Lake Erie - a targeted approach for improving water quality and helping to prevent algal blooms, making it safer for people and aquatic life. The draft plan will be available for public review and comment through Friday, July 14, at www.michigan.gov/deqgreatlakes .

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  17. Great Lakes Water Levels To Stay High Through FallDETROIT, MI (WHTC)...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WHTC

    ... are the reason the water levels are higher than originally forecasted. Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, and Lake St. Clair are all higher than average. Lake Ontario's level in may set a record for the month, and the lake is ...

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  18. 2017 MLB Draft: A look back at Tigers' past 1st-round picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... a lot more strikeouts this year after being assigned to advanced Class A in Lakeland. Only 20, he's already in Double-A Erie. His career : There's no question about his power, as he already logged 55 home runs across the Tigers minor league system. ...

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  19. Lake Erie water levels at near-record highRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Lake Erie's water levels have risen to a near record high, causing flood concern. Some residents with lakefront properties say they've lost patios and staircases due to the rising water.

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  20. After 2 nearly flawless starts for Tigers, is Buck Farmer here to stay?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | MLive.com

    He thought that if he was lucky, he might earn a late-season promotion to Lakeland. Or if the organization was really impressed with him, maybe he'd even get to Double-A Erie.

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