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Detroit church to remember sailors lost on the Great Lakes-
Sailors who lost their lives in shipwrecks on the Great Lakes and Michigan waterways will be remembered at a historic church in downtown Detroit.00
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Detroit and Toronto among Time Magazine’s “50 Greatest Places”-
Two Great Lakes cities are among an international news magazine’s top destinations for 2022. How many have you been to?
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When your home is filled with hazards, what can you do?-
Great Lakes Now put together a list of small, accessible actions people can take to improve their housing situations and mitigate some of the impacts of lead, climate change and more.
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Detroit City Council wants to make Detroit River a World Heritage Site-
Local activists from Detroit and Windsor are pushing The United Nations Education and Scientific Cultural Organization to recognize the local landmark.
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High Cost of Water Hits Home-
Rising rates hurt Michigan’s poorest residents.
Long-duration storm drops 1-4 inches of rain on Detroit area-
The long duration of the storm helped the area avoid levels of flooding that submerged thousands of basements, dozens of streets and even freeways this summer.
DNR: Virus behind deaths of common carp on Detroit-area lake-
A virus is being blamed on the deaths of between 300 and 600 mostly adult common carp this summer in a Detroit-area lake.
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Great Lakes Moment: International wetlands treaty turns 50-
Most regions throughout the world would be happy to have one wetland of international importance, but the region that includes southeast Michigan and southwest Ontario is notable for having three.
Program aims to capture storm drain debris headed to lake-
If proven to be effective, an identical strategy to reduce pollution in the lake could be deployed at 11 other drains in Macomb County that empty into Lake St. Clair.