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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News/AP) – On a second vote yesterday the state Senate approved a proposal to expand Medicaid in Michigan.  Earlier in the day, the first attempt at Medicaid expansion fell one vote short, but last night the Republican-led chamber voted 20-18 to pass the measure with all 12 Democrats voting […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great  Lakes Radio News) – A fantastic way to enjoy a fall Saturday on the back of your favorite motorcycle is coming soon in Marquette County.  AND it benefits a great cause! Chris Croley, the Marquette Chapter President of the Warthogs Motorcycle Club and Jayne Letts, Executive Director of Big Brothers/Big Sisters […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – As the summer draws to a close, the Ishpeming School District is getting ready  for the new school year. Interim Superintendent Dan Paul joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to highlight some dates and times important to parents of students in the district. He […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s that time of year again!  Back to school time!  Negaunee Public Schools Superintendent  Jim Derocher joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this week to talk about it. Superintendent Derocher talked about the open houses coming up this week for students and families to […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson called in The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about the latest in Lansing on the proposed expansion of Medicaid coverage. Casperson responded to Governor Rick Snyder’s recent push of the expansion that he has been advocating for some time […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to encourage city residents to attend a public hearing on a proposed electric rate increase. Vajda said the hearing is the first agenda item for the regular meeting of the Marquette City […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two inmates at a state prison in the western Upper Peninsula have been arraigned on murder charges in the beating death of another inmate back in January. 25-year-old Delorean Henderson and 32-year-old Michael Smith were both charged in Gogebic County Circuit Court with second degree murder and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State of Michigan has agreed to a contract with a Philadelphia-based company to run prison kitchens. Aramark was awarded the contract after bidding 64-million dollars to provide daily meals to approximately 43-thousand prisoners. Officials say there are currently 300 to 400 workers on the state payroll […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – TDS Telecommunications is warning residents about an e-mail scam. Known as phishing, the emails are fraudulent attempts to scam customers into providing email addresses and passwords. They suggest that TDS is expanding the customers email quota.   TDS officials say they do not conduct business this way […]

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Marquette, MI -( Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says a runaway teenager reported missing earlier today has been found. 16-year-old Evan Eero Niemi, who was last known to be in the Sawyer Area around 9:00 am on Monday, August 12th, was located this afternoon. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says several […]

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