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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Senior U.S. senator Carl Levin says the latest development that Russia has proposed that Syria place its chemical weapons under international control and abide by the terms of the Chemical Weapons Convention has him cautiously optimistic. Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, says it’s […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources will is hosting a pair of open houses this week in the eastern U.P. on proposed forest management treatments for 2015 in the Sault Ste. Marie management unit, which includes Chippewa and Mackinac counties. The open houses are set to provide information […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A state trooper is dead of gunshot wounds suffered during a traffic stop last night in downstate Mason County.  The Michigan State Police say Trooper Paul Butterfield died late last night during emergency surgery. Authorities say yesterday evening, around 6:20, in Mason County’s Sherman Township, an unidentified […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S Congressman Dan Benishek says he is not supporting President Barack Obama’s plan for an American military strike against Syria.  Benishek says he is planning to vote NO on the President’s request from Congress for support. In an exclusive interview with Great Lakes Radio News Director Walt […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District Michigan State Rep. Scott Dianda made a few headlines last week as the only Democrat in the State House that voted against the recent expansion of Medicaid coverage for Michigan residents. Representative Dianda stopped in on The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S Congressman Dan Benishek says he is not supporting President Barack Obama’s plan for an American military strike against Syria. Benishek says he is planning to vote NO on the President’s request from Congress for support. In an exclusive interview with Great Lakes Radio News Director Walt […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Brewer’s Guild is hosting (or “hoisting”) the 5th Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival tomorrow in Marquette. MI Brewer’s Guild Executive Director Scott Graham joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to preview the event. Graham explained the event runs from 1 p.m. to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Gwinn High School Cheerleaders are holding a special fundraiser this weekend in Marquette. The squad is hosting breakfast at the Perkins Restaurant in Marquette starting at 9:00am this Saturday. Great Lakes radio’s Sports Director Mike Plourde chatted with Coach Vicki Nelson and three members of the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – City of Marquette Chief Financial Officer Gary Simpson stepped up to the plate to fill in for the unavailable City Manager Bill Vajda to preview the upcoming meeting of the Marquette City Commission. Simpson did a yeoman’s job going over high points of the session, including a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Negaunee is letting residents know of a planned power outage in a portion of the city later this week. The City says the power outage will be on Sunset Drive on Friday from approximately 9:30 am to 12:30 pm weather permitting. The city apologizes […]

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