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Coast Guard Cutters Prepare For Start Of Shipping Season

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When the ice starts cracking, you know the start of a new shipping season isn't far behind.

Coast Guard Cutters are on their way to break some of the thickest ice around.

9&10 News rode along today on the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw, that's headed on to break ice in Lake Superior.

9&10's Christina Vecchioni and photojournalist Eric Davis explain the importance behind this ice breaking mission.