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Hidden Talent Tour Crosses MI Encouraging Hiring Of People WIth Disabilities

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lt. Governor Brian Calley and Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein are touring the state promoting a partnership to highlight the opportunities for hiring Michiganders with disabilities across the state. Calley called in to the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about how the […]

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Prison For Phoenix Man On U.P. Marijuana Charges

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former Phoenix man has been sentenced for marijuana trafficking into the U.P. 45-year-old Pedro Kobasic was sentenced to just over seven years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release. He was convicted of conspiracy to distribute more than 50 kilos of marijuana after […]

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Ishpeming Woman Sentenced For Cocaine

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County woman has been sentenced to over 12 years in federal prison on cocaine charges. 32-year-old Rachel Hanson of Ishpeming was sentenced on a charge of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. During sentencing, Hanson, a mother of three, was determined to be a […]

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Marquette City Commission Meets Tonight

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission meets tonight in Marquette. City Manager Bill Vajda joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike recently to give a preview of the meeting and discuss highlights of the agenda. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. at Commission Chambers at Marquette City […]

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Marquette Man Charged With Police Standoff

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been arrested and charged in connection with a police standoff in north Marquette earlier this month. 28-year-old Christian Nutini was arrested on a two-count warrant stemming from the incident at his residence on the 2300 block of Presque Isle Avenue last Tuesday morning. […]

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Marquette Schools Receive Safety Grant

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools have received a Michigan State Police grant for increasing safety in the district. MAPS will receive $55,118 for an alert system project. The money comes from the Competitive School Safety Grant Program, which is intended to enhance public safety, by reducing and […]

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FOX Motors Team U.P. Features Spring Shootout Saturday

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – FOX Motors Team U.P. is presenting a special event tomorrow to cap off a spring time promotion. FOX Motors General Manager Randy Norton joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the Spring Shootout Event at the Marquette and Negaunee dealership showrooms. Randy […]

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U.P. Lawmakers Praise Economic Zone Approval

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson and State Representative John Kivela are thanking the Michigan Strategic Fund Board for final approval of a specialized economic development zone in the U.P. The creation of the Next Michigan Superior Trade Zone covering the central U.P. was approved when Governor Rick Snyder […]

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Senate Approves Casperson Mining Resolutions

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two resolutions have been approved by the State Senate in Lansing recognizing the importance of mining in Michigan. The resolutions, introduced by Senator Tom Casperson, declare September 6th as “Michigan Mining Day” to recognize responsible mining and it’s economic benefits the state. They also brings support for […]

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EPA Funds Will Improve Two U.P. Rivers

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative will dedicate over $300-thousand to reduce pollution and improve water quality in two U.P. rivers. The EPA program will allocate $330,403 to ensure healthy stream banks and natural habitats along the Salmon-Trout and Dead Rivers, which run into Lake Superior. The […]

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