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  Governor Rick Snyder leaves today on a 10-day investment mission to China and Japan. The Governor’s first stop will be in Shanghai where he will meet with senior executives of leading Chinese companies and government leaders to make the case that Michigan offers tremendous opportunities for Chinese businesses looking to make foreign investments and […]

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  A University of Michigan economist says consumer confidence eased in August after reaching its highest level in six years in the prior month of July. According to Richard Curtin, director of the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers, the August survey indicates that the recent confidence gains have stalled as consumers await decisions […]

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  A new study by Savingforcollege.com cites the Michigan Education Savings Program as having among the lowest expenses of all 55 direct-sold 529 plans in the nation. According to the website’s 529 Fee Study, the program was among only six widely available state-sponsored 529 plans with at least one stock- or bond-based option with 10-year […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Representative John Kivela joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to chat about the vote in the state senate this week that passed Medicaid expansion in the state. The Marquette Democrat praised Republican Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba for voting for the measure […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fall sports get underway in the district tonight with the season opener for football. District Athletic Director Andrew Brunette joined Sports Director Mike Plourde on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about the season and all of the sports action. Brunette also talked […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette county Labor Council is presenting the 24th annual Labor Day Festival this Monday in Ishpeming. Mike Thibault, President of the Marquette County Labor Council and Tony Ghiringhelli, Event  Co-Chair with the Council joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 10th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest is ready and set to go this weekend in Marquette, MI. Festival Director Mark “Ham” Hamari joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to give a last-minute update on the festival and all of it’s related activities. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – This week’s Riverside Thursday on the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike features a chat about the latest inventory on the lot at Riverside Marquette. Paul Halbur, General Manager at Riverside Marquette, joined the show today to talk about the record sales stretch they are experiencing and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some good news for the future of iron ore pellet production at Cliffs Natural Resources. The company announced yesterday that it has entered into a new Agreement with AK Steel to supply iron ore pellets from next year through 2023. The new Agreement includes minimum and maximum […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder, who had made Medicaid expansion a top legislative priority, says (quote) “Healthy Michigan will make our state healthier and stronger. It also will save money for the state’s taxpayers and job providers, help control medical costs, improve the state’s business climate, and boost our […]

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