Official and Un-Official News Sources Announce Lake Erie Ice-breaking Action

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Safety concerns related to recreational activities on the ice of Lake Erie prompted a multitude of FaceBook and Twitter posts on Friday, 17 January 2014.  The report about ice-breaking tugs coming to Put-in-Bay, Ohio, caused widespread discussion. Many accounts linked recipients to information published by coastguardnews.com.  While the information displayed on the site appears reliable, Web surfers might like to know it is not an official U.S. Government site.  Rather, it is produced by Bright Mountain, LLC, Boca Raton, Florida.  Official U.S. Coast Guard News is published by the United States Department of Homeland Security at U.S. Coast Guard Digital NewsroomClick on either image below for the respective news source.

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