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Apostle Islands get another $2 million to restore eight lighthouses

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The Apostle Islands near Bayfield are getting another $2 million to help restore eight lighthouses which date back to the 19th century.

Congress approved the new funding last week, after $5 million were allocated this summer.

But officials say the total amount might not cover half of what's needed to restore the lighthouses which have been exposed to 150 years of strong winds and bitter cold winters on Lake Superior.

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