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Drought could drop Lake Superior to record-low levels

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Storm clouds linger over a ship anchored near the Duluth ship canal on Lake Superior near Duluth, Minn.
Derek Montgomery for MPR

The record drought is hurting more than crops. It's also projected to make water levels in Lake Superior soon reach an all-time low. How is this affecting the economies of the cities and people who depend on the shipping industry?