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Body pulled from Lake Michigan is Chicago university student

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Authorities have identified a body pulled from Lake Michigan on Wednesday morning as a University of Chicago student who disappeared a week ago, possibly to watch a thunderstorm. Full story

Photo: Massive Ice Balls Along Lake Michigan

Floating boulders of ice the size of basketballs lined the shores of Lake Michigan last month, and were captured in a photo. Full story

Dog gets trapped on Lake Michigan ice

  Rescuers were called in to save a dog that was stuck on Lake Michigan during frigid temperatures.  TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

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White streaks on a steel breakwall show the normal water level on Portage Lake at Onekama, Mich., which is connected by a channel to Lake Michigan.
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A lone man walks along the waters edge of Lake Michigan at Chicago's Monroe Harbor after a winter storm
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