Supreme Court wades into carp controversy

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The U.S. Supreme Court was scheduled to address filings Friday to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.

Minnesota's attorney general recently joined a lawsuit filed by the State of Michigan, arguing the carp threaten the states' commercial and recreational fishing industries. Michigan has requested an injunction to close a Chicago canal that connects Lake Michigan with the Mississippi River basin - a move opposed by the Obama administration.

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