Crews clearing path through Lake Superior ice; ships stuck

April 8, 2015 10:28 AM

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Crews are working to clear a path through ice on eastern Lake Superior that's left freighters unable to move, including one that had a hole punched in its hull.

The U.S. Coast Guard says a Canadian icebreaker on Wednesday is joining other American vessels breaking ice on Whitefish Bay. Officials say at least 10 ships are affected.

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