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Maine Wants Historic Shed That Floated Into Canada Returned


Good morning. I'm David Greene. Salvage law deals with shipwrecks and lost vessels - you know, like who owns the treasure if it's found. But does it apply to buildings? That's one question after a shed in Maine was torn from its moorings during a blizzard and floated to Canada. The damaged building is a national historic landmark, part of Maine's fishing history. But so far, Canada won't give it back, citing its citizens salvage rights. For two countries that usually get along so well, isn't this fishy? It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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