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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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Flint Violent Crimes Rates Down

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It is known nationally for being one of the most violent cities in the U.S., but Flint is on pace for near record lows this year when it comes to homicides.  As of June 23rd, the city had recorded just 13 murders which is exactly half of […]

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The Madden Brothers “We Are Done” Your Sunny.FM Song of the Day

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Marquette, Michigan — The Madden Brothers “We Are Done” is your new music add and song of the day for this Monday on Sunny.FM! You’ll always hear new hot adult contemporary music first on Sunny.FM! Be sure to visit the official website for The Madden Brothers HERE!

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Seney National Wildlife Refuge Will Conduct First Prescribed Burn of the Year

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Seney National Wildlife Refuge plans to conduct it’s first prescribed burn of the year on Friday June 27, 2014.  Implementation of the burn is dependent on the appropriate weather condition and will not be conducted if conditions are not favorable. The burn is 160 acres and […]

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Employment Rates Rose in May

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials say seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in May rose slightly in 12 of the 17 major labor market regions.  According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels increased in all areas over the month.

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