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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Nearly 43 years after a northern Michigan soldier was thought to have died in the Vietnam War, his remains have been identified. Army specialist John Burgess, 21, of Kingsley was killed on June 30, 1970 when his helicopter was shot down near the Cambodian/South Vietnam border. Three […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder says the creation of the Healthy Michigan Medicaid work group in the state Senate it a positive move.  Snyder says the establishment of the work group is good progress. The Governor says  he appreciates Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville’s efforts to keep the issue […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville has announced the Medicaid work group that he said he would create after majority Senate Republicans did not take a vote on a House-passed bill to expand Medicaid eligibility. The work group is to be headed by Senator Roger Kahn of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Washington Street in downtown Marquette from Garfield to Seymour, and Lincoln Avenue from Bluff to Washington remain closed to thru traffic. The closures are in effect to allow for construction of sewer and water utilities associated with the development on the site of the former Sara Lee […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Summer tax bills totaling approximately $30 million will be mailed to Marquette City property owners tomorrow. The due date for payment of City summer taxes was changed from August 4th to September 14th as a result of voter approval of the new City Charter last November. Tax […]

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Today’s Answer:  Close Encounters Of The Third Kind Winner: Mary Today’s winner is Mary! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A group of Great Lakes senators has introduced bipartisan legislation to authorize programs to protect the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act would address invasive species, speed cleanup of contaminated sediments, protect fragile Great Lakes habitat and improve water quality for the more […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Proponents of same-sex marriage are celebrating a pair of rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court in their favor. In two 5-4 decisions, the high court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and a challenge involving California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. Susan Horowitz, an activist […]

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Last night was an evening of great toe-tapping blues and history in the Community Room at the Peter White Public Library. The audience was packed as local blues band, U.P. Gumbo, played a variety of blues folk, cajun, zydeco, boogie and more from New Orleans, Mississippi and the whole Delta region– starting with the early […]

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Trade or bid on minerals in the rough, agates, tumbled stones, silver jewelry and much more at the 38th Annual Gem and Mineral Show! This year’s show is on Saturday, August 3 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Ishpeming Elks Club (597 Lake Shore Dr, Ishpeming, MI). There will be working demonstrations throughout […]

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