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Fishermen rescued from chunk of ice that floats off

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Eight ice fishermen were rescued on New Year's Day after being stranded on ice that broke off the shore from the Bay of Green Bay.

Six people were pulled from a huge chunk of ice which broke apart near the city of Green Bay in the town of Gardner.

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The Coast Guard picked up two others at Shoemaker Point.

Original reports from the Coast Guard said 12 people had been stranded, but Green Bay media reported later that the total was eight.

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