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Sexual Assault Reported On Michigan Tech Campus

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Tech Public Safety is looking for the public’s help in their investigation of a reported sexual assault on the Houghton campus. According to the University, Public Safety and Police Services received word about a female MTU student being assaulted outside the Walker Arts and Humanities Center […]

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YMCA Of Marquette County Scholarship Fundraising Continues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An annual fundraising effort is continuing at the YMCA of Marquette County to make sure that all residents, regardless of age, income or background, have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Matt Deal with the YMCA of Marquette County joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt […]

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Stabenow Discusses U.P. Electric Rate Legislation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and Congressmen Dan Benishek and Gary Peters have introduced legislation requiring additional oversight by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, allowing the agency to stop a pending $100 million annual electric rate increase for U.P. consumers. Senator Stabenow called in to the SUNNY Morning […]

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UPPCO Says Presque Isle Plant Issue Will Change

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – UPPCO says the controversy over the financial impact of keeping the Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette open is a complex issue and is sure to change. The Midcontinent Independent System Operator, or MISO, which maintains the electric grid in the Midwest, determined that Presque Isle was […]

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Cliffs Looking To Close Eastern Canadian Mine

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources is looking into getting out of mining operations in Eastern Canada. Company officials say exiting the iron ore operations may result in the shut down of their Bloom Lake Mine in Quebec. To make Bloom Lake viable, Cliffs says expansion of the mine would […]

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ACTIVE Physical Therapy Increasing Therapy Choices And Options

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – ACTIVE Physical Therapy is partnering with an area gym to offer up increased options related to formal exercise regimens and physical therapy. ACTIVE Physical Therapy General Manager Dave Aro chatted with Mike Plourde today on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike about the planned partnership  with […]

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House Fire Reported In South Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Firefighters responded to a house fire last night in South Marquette. The call came in just after 6:00 p.m. of a report of smoke coming from a residence at 300 Altamont Street. Upon arrival firefighters found smoke coming from two sides of the structure. The […]

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MI Lawmakers Introduce U.P. Energy Legislation

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan lawmakers have introduced legislation requiring additional oversight by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, allowing the agency to stop a pending $100 million annual electric rate increase for U.P. consumers. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and Congressmen Dan Benishek and Gary Peters introduced legislation following a recent decision […]

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School Closings For Tuesday, 11/18/2014

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lake Effect Snow and high winds have created some poor weather conditions in the U.P. this morning.  The following schools are closed today, 11/18/2014: AuTrain-Onota Schools Munising Schools Munising Baptist School Superior Central Schools Burt Township Schools Ontonagon Schools Bessemer Schools Ewen-Trout Creek Schools & Ewen Headstart […]

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Casperson Discusses Vote For Gas Tax Increase

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Senate has approved a bill that phases in a new percentage-based gas tax that would raise more than one billion dollars in new revenue for roads. The new tax would be phased in eventually to 15-point-five percent of the wholesale price of gasoline. State Senator […]

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