Great Lakes turn to bath water

Hamilton Spectator: The combination of an unseasonably mild winter and spring followed by a hot summer has led to record-breaking water temperatures in the Great Lakes. Lake Superior is a stunning 8 C above normal for this time of year -- and the big lake they call Gitche Gumee will get warmer still for another few weeks. "It's really remarkable," said Jay Austin, a professor at the University of Minnesota-Duluth's Large Lakes Observatory. "The surface waters on Superior at one site are ......

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