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Typically, by this time in the winter, the ice is thick enough to support an ice road from Bayfield, Wis., to Madeline Island. But for the second year in a row, the ferry will run all winter long. Dan Kraker/MPR hide caption

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For Islanders In Lake Superior, Warmer Winters Mean They Can't Drive

A warmer climate is melting an ice road on Lake Superior that usually forms in the winter. But increasingly, the ferry connecting an island on the lake with the mainland must run year-round.

Supporters attend a gathering for Jordan's National Alliance for Reform, a political bloc including the Muslim Brotherhood, in Amman's Sweileh District last September. "In a lot of countries, we are in partnership with governments and parliament," says a brotherhood spokesman in Amman. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Muslim Brotherhood, Mainstream In Many Countries, May Be Listed As Terrorist Group

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Piles of debris remain at camp. Some of these items were donated by people who support the movement. Others were abandoned by protesters who left camp. Amy Sisk/Inside Energy hide caption

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Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Clean Up As Deadline Looms

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The exterior of the New York Stock Exchange on Feb. 10. A lobbying battle is being waged over a rule requiring financial advisers to act in their clients' best interest in retirement planning. Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Moving To Delay Rule That Protects Workers From Bad Financial Advice

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Typically, by this time in the winter, the ice is thick enough to support an ice road from Bayfield, Wis., to Madeline Island. But for the second year in a row, the ferry will run all winter long. Dan Kraker/MPR hide caption

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For Islanders In Lake Superior, Warmer Winters Mean They Can't Drive

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