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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A non-profit organization is continuing their efforts to encourage area families to consider hosting an exchange student in their home. The group is also working to entice American youth to be outbound exchange students as well. International Experience is an agency that places exchange students from around […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Additional federal aid for Luce County for fighting the Duck Lake Fire was the opening topic with Congressman Dan Benishek on the SUNNY Morning Show today. Benishek chatted with News Director Walt Lindala about the process local officials in Luce County are having to go through to […]

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The jury in the trial of a Marquette County man accused of beating a man to death in April of last year handed down it’s verdict yesterday.  After approximately two hours of deliberations, the jury found 38-year-old Thomas Hyttinen of Ishpeming not guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of 43-year-old Carl Mercer of Negaunee. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ladies Professional Golf Association is bringing their Futures Tour back to the Sweetgrass Golf Club in Harris, Mi. The Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass will draw a field of dozens of rising stars on the LPGA Futures Tour from June 29th through July 1st. The links-style […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senate-candidate Pete Hoekstra is making several stops in Upper Michigan this week as part of his Common Sense Solutions campaign tour. The former U.S. Congressman is hoping to unseat incumbent Democrat Debbie Stabenow this fall.  He is taking his campaign on the road and is touring […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 23rd annual “Iron, Steel and the Automobile” antique car show returns to the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee Township this weekend. Barry James and Troy Henderson from the museum joined the SUNNY Morning Show today preview the event, which commemorates the link between Michigan’s iron, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Attorney and current Chief Assistant County Prosecuting Attorney Cheryl Hill is running for the position of Marquette County Probate Judge. Hill stopped in at the SUNNY Studios this morning to discuss her candidacy and why she is interested in becoming Marquette County’s next Probate Judge. She […]

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Michigan’s unemployment rate increased last month for the first time in a year. According to the Department of Technology, Management & Budget, the May jobless rate was up two-tenths of a percentage point to eight-point-five percent. It marked the first monthly jobless rate increase for the state since May 2011. Michigan unemployment rate in May […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Michigan’s Senior U.S. Senator Carl Levin attended and spoke at a panel discussion at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. yesterday on how to balance national defense needs with budget realities. Senator Levin spoke about balancing the need to reduce the deficit with the need to […]

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