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Lake Michigan's deep blue waters also contain our favorite bacteria: E. coli! Check the swim report and learn more before you head to the beach. And then maybe pitch in at the World's Largest Shoreline Cleanup on Saturday, September 20. Details in the Adopt-a-Beach section of

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