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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s unemployment rate dropped for the sixth consecutive month in February edging down by one-tenth of a percentage point to 7.7 percent. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment rose by 26,000 in February and the number of unemployed declined slightly by […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A budget subcommittee in the Michigan House has approved a higher education budget in Michigan for next year that increases spending by about 77 million dollars over the current fiscal year. However, it’s five million dollars smaller than what the governor recommended. A proposed amendment to bring […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Governor Rick Snyder says that the 300 or so same-sex marriages that took place in four counties last weekend are legal, however they won’t be recognized by the state. The marriages took place after U.S. district Judge Bernard Friedman struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriages […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today during a day-long swing across the U.P. Schuette, who is currently on the re-election campaign trail, called in from Sault Ste. Marie on his way to Escanaba and, later, Marquette. The Attorney […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Superior Health Foundation, in cooperation with U.P. Run For Life, has established a “Run For Life Organ Donation Fund” to assist qualifying organ transplant patients and organ donors in the Upper Peninsula with out-of-pocket expenses. Run For Life organizer Amy Harju and SHP Executive Director Jim […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Student Nurses Association of NMU is hosting a 5K run/walk fundraiser to benefit “Room at the Inn”, a homeless support group  in Marquette. SNA members and Student RN’s Salley Keskey and Courtney Schramm joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike recently to talk about […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Royales hockey team is continuing in the league playoffs after a thrilling weekend win on the road that earned them the championship Bush Cup. Head Coach Mike Stanaway and Assistant Head Coach Cliff Cook joined Sports Director Mike Plourde today on the SUNNY Morning Show […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to an early-morning single-vehicle rollover accident in Marquette County’s Michigamme Township. The accident happened on eastbound US-41 near the Brown Road and was discovered by Troopers around 5:30 a.m. Troopers say they found a 33-year-old Winterset, Iowa woman who was […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for domestic violence. 43-year-old Bradley Hase was sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette to the maximum prison term for domestic assault by an habitual offender. Hase also must serve three years of supervised release following his […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Department of the Interior says Michigan is slated to receive $35.2 million in funding for fish and wildlife conservation and recreation projects. The money is part of $1.1 billion in revenue from excise taxes paid by hunters, anglers, boaters and others that is being distributed through […]

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