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2011-07-18 17:00:00

DETROIT, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Bayview Yacht Club regarding the sailing tragedy on Lake Michigan: "All of us at Bayview Yacht Club send our condolences to the Chicago Yacht Club and the families of the sailors who perished in Lake Michigan this morning.

2011-07-13 12:30:00

Five Major Parks In or Near Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin Highlighted; Significant and Growing Impact on Beaches, Wildlife, Tourism Revenue and Jobs Detailed. CHICAGO, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five major Great Lakes national parks are already feeling the impact of climate change in the forms of rising temperatures, decreased winter ice, eroding shorelines, spreading disease, and a crowding out of key wildlife and plant life, according to a major new...

2011-05-02 08:48:00

NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HGTV is taking its second annual HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway to new heights, creating a custom, contemporary residence on the 35th floor of the Trump International Hotel & Tower® in Chicago.

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2011-04-14 13:15:00

The ongoing spread of non-native mussels in the Great Lakes has caused "massive, ecosystem-wide changes" throughout lakes Michigan and Huron, two of the planet's largest freshwater lakes.

2010-07-22 12:26:00

CHICAGO, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Great Lakes states and cities joined together to announce an initiative that seeks to transform water management and transportation in the Chicago region for the 21st Century, while safeguarding the Great Lakes from economic and ecological damage caused by Asian carp and other biological invasions from the Mississippi River basin.

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2010-06-26 07:30:14

A wooden steamship that sank in Lake Michigan over 112 years ago has been discovered off the Milwaukee-area shoreline, and divers say the vessel appears to have been perfectly preserved by the cold, fresh waters.

2010-04-01 16:43:00

CHICAGO, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Chamber of Commerce released three independent peer reviews from economists strongly criticizing a report by John Taylor and James Roach that purports to assess the economic impact of closing the Chicago and O'Brien locks - which connect the Chicago Area Waterway to Lake Michigan - in an effort to impede the migration of the invasive Asian carp species.

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2010-02-12 07:05:00

With Asian carp set to ravage the Great Lakes, the federal government has devised a plan that cannot promise to fend off the predators, and does not utilize the most powerful weapon in its arsenal.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.