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Marquette Board of Light, Power Phone Scam

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new phone scam of customers of The Marquette Board of Light and Power is making the rounds. Phones calls to residents and businesses say their power service will be shut off if they do not pay their balance immediately. The number is a Detroit area phone […]

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Two Downstate Schools Closing Under New MI Law

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – For the first time under a new law in the state of Michigan, two school downstate districts will be dissolved. Both the Buena Vista district and the Inkster School District, could not obtain financing to get them through the school year, so state and intermediate school district […]

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Workday Wind Down Movie Trivia Winner – Monday 7/22/13

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Today’s Answer:  Robin Hood Men In Tights Winner: Dale Today’s winner is Dale! He 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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Rescue Teams Travel by Boat, On Foot to Help Camper

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Wisconsin woman is safe after a rescue operation in the western Upper Peninsula over the weekend. Regional Dispatch in Negaunee Township received a 9-1-1 call from a camper on a cell phone in a remote area of the Porcupine Mountains State Park in Ontonagon County Friday […]

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Marquette Residents Asked to Take Survey on Lakeshore Relocation Project

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is asking interested residents to take part in a Lakeshore Boulevard Relocation Project Survey. The survey has been developed to gather public input as a follow-up to the public meeting held this past spring on proposed plans for the relocating of the roadway. […]

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Study Says Resuming Mining in Western U.P. Damaging

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A study of the expected economic impacts of the resumption of mining in the western Upper Peninsula has been released. The study, by Dr. Thomas Power, concludes that a return to metal ore mining and processing would damage the economic well-being and vitality of the Western U.P. […]

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Major Construction Starting in Keweenaw

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – M-DOT has started a major road resurfacing project today in the Keweenaw. The project is resurfacing 12 miles of M-203, from US-41 to north of Bear Lake Road, and M-26 from the Osceola Township line to north of Hubbell. M-DOT says this project will require lane closures […]

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Workday Wind Down Movie Trivia Winner – Friday 7/19/13

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Today’s Answer:  Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery Winner: Martin Today’s winner is Martin! He 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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Semi Tips Over on Mackinac Bridge

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Mackinac Bridge was re-opened early this morning after a semi tractor trailer tipped over while crossing the bridge last night. Reports say the truck was northbound on the bridge when it left the roadway around 9 p.m. and came to a rest against the guardrail and […]

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Detroit Bankrupt – Largest City To Do So in U.S. History

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The city of Detroit has filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. The city, which is mired in debt according to estimates by Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, filed for Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy protection yesterday. Governor Rick Snyder authorized Orr to file for bankruptcy […]

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