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Pioneer Days on the Way!

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NEGAUNEE, MI – JULY 1st, 2014 – Its that time of year again.  A time of year that is special to every Negaunee resident and graduate:  Pioneer Days 2014 is just four days away!  The event that always brings back people from all over the country and brings plenty of business to the City of […]

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Homicide Suspect Ruled Competent in Houghton County Circuit Court

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula man suspected of killing his wife in December 2013 has been bound over to Houghton County Circuit Court after being ruled competent to stand trial. 35-year-old Nima Nassiri of Dollar Bay allegedly assaulted his wife, Sanaz Nezami, who later died from the injuries she […]

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Accident on US-41 in Negaunee Township

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Earlier today, at approximately 11am, a one-vehicle rollover accident occured on U.S. 41 in Negaunee Township near the Carp River Bridge. The driver was removed from the vehicle with the Jaws of Life and taken to the hospital by ambulance.  No name or cause has been released. […]

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Nassiri Found Competent To Stand Trial

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An Upper Peninsula man suspected of killing his wife back in December has been bound over to Houghton County Circuit Court after being ruled competent to stand trial. 35-year-old Nima Nassiri of Dollar Bay allegedly assaulted his wife, Sanaz Nezami, who later died from the injuries she sustained. A Houghton County Sheriff’s detective testfied at […]

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Prisoners Get Sick In Food Service At Parnall

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Thirty prisoners from Parnall Correctional Facility in Jackson are being treated for food poisoning-like symptoms after maggots were found near the food service line. Michigan Department of Corrections spokesman Russ Marlan says prisoners, on Friday, discovered fly larvae and maggots in small cracks around the food service line where the sneeze guard protects the food. […]

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General Motors Annouces Another Massive Recall

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  General Motors is announcing yet another massive recall. It’s actually six separate new safety recalls. About seven-point-six million vehicles are affected, many dating all the way back to model year 1997. The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM’s total number of recalls this year to over 28 million. Word of […]

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Safety Tips for Personal Fireworks Use

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – As the Fourth of July holiday draws closer, the Michigan State Police (MSP) Negaunee Post is reminding citizens to take extra safety precautions when handling fireworks.  This year, due to a change in Michigan law, consumers can now legally buy more powerful fireworks including firecrackers, bottle rockets, […]

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Pre-Holiday Gas Prices Rose Slightly

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Pre-holiday gas prices rose slightly, AAA Michigan reports.  Michigan’s current statewide average is $3.88 per gallon, about 2 cents more than last week and about 40 cents higher than this time last year. For the second week in a row, the average price for self-serve decreased about […]

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UPEC & CRC Join National Effort for Ammunition Reform

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two groups in Michigan have joined a national effort to ban lead from ammunition used to hunt waterfowl on federal lands. The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition and Chocolay Raptor Center in Marquette County participated in a petition to the Department of Interior by the Humane Society of […]

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President Obama Requested by U.S. Reps to Assist in Detroit Water Problems

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – President Obama has received a request from U.S. Rep John Conyers to step in and help the water shutoff problems in Detroit.  The water department is responsible for the one-third of the city’s $18 billion debt.  In May alone, 46-thousand late notices were sent to customers with […]

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