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Shipwreck Festival: The 30th Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival is Saturday (March 5) in Ann Arbor, Mich. Highlights include Lady Elgin, a sidewheel steamer that sank in Lake Michigan in 1860, and the Marion Egan, a Civil War-era two-masted schooner that sank in 1875 and was recently found intact in Lake Huron. [Related: Journey of North Carolina's Oldest Shipwreck ]
Wild Lands: The Bureau of Land Management will take a look at allowing development in so-called wilderness areas. The developments could include rangeland upgrades, wildlife-habitat enhancements or mountain biking trails.
Arkansas Earthquakes: Two injection wells in Arkansas may be shut down due to suspicion that they are causing the swarm of earthquakes in the state. [Related: Texas Earthquakes Maybe Triggered by Mining Process ]
Previously on Our Daily Planet: Shipwreck Ghost Hunters and Arkansas Earthquakes