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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Toledo, Ohio: Anne Thompson) The impact in the shipping industry of the low water levels in the Great Lakes examined; scenes shown of the cargo ship Mesabi Miner on Lake Erie; details given about the role of the weather. [Great Lakes Carriers Assn. vice president Glen NEKVASIL†- notes the iron ore left behind by the Mesabi Miner.] [The Interlake Steamship Co. Mark BARKER†- says it’s reducing our revenue.] [Capt. Paul FRANKS††- comments on the difficulty navigating through the shallow St. Marys River.] [NOAA’s Drew GRONEWOLD††- notes the impact of evaporation.] [Charter fishing boat Capt. Russ CLARK††- says we’re hoping the water levels are going to come back.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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