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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – He’s making it official, Governor Rick Snyder will announce Monday that he’s seeking a second term in office. The governor will kick off a statewide announcement tour Monday with appearances in Detroit, Lansing and Grand Rapids. He is expected to visit Traverse City, Frankenmuth and Oakland Community […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials say seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in December rose slightly in 11 of the 17 major labor market regions in Michigan. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels declined seasonally in nearly all areas over the month. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Congressman Dan Benishek says he is pleased with the release of additional heating assistance for low-income families in the U.P. and Northern Lower Michigan who are being impacted by the current propane shortage. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is making $454 million available nationally, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Dickinson County authorities report seizing a marijuana growing operation at a home in the Kingsford Heights area this week. County Prosecutor Lisa Richards said that the Kingsford-Iron Mountain-Norway-Dickinson drug team acted on a tip and executed a search warrant on Wednesday for the residence. Detectives located and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – the YMCA of Marquette County has been selected to take part in a special event later this year. Lisa Coombs-Gerou, CEO of the Y, joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to tell us about a “color run” planned this summer. The event is under […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – As we continue to make our way through a particularly tough winter, it’s important to think about vehicle quality and how it relates to road safety. Riverside Marquette GM Paul Halbur joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the importance of quality […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation sponsored by Upper Peninsula Congressman Dan Benishek to protect the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was unanimously passed by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources. The bill is now set to move to the House floor for a final vote. The legislation would designate approximately […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – First District U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to share his thoughts about President Barack Obama’s state of the Union address. Benishek said the speech had some good moments and he agreed with some of the President’s announced […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s December jobless rate of 8.4 percent was the fourth highest jobless rate in the nation. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Rhode Island had the highest seasonally adjusted jobless rate in December at 9.1 percent. Nevada was second at 8.8 percent and Illinois was […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Negaunee Township housefire has claimed the life of one woman. State Police from the Negaunee Post say the fire at 47 Hoist Road was called in around 10:40 last night. Firefighters arriving on the scene found the house totally engulfed in flames. 69-year-old Daniel Juchemich had […]

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