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Snyder To Win Second Term As Governor

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Detroit Free Press is projecting that Governor Rick Snyder will defeat Democratic challenger Mark Schauer and win a second term in office. With 18% of precincts reporting, Snyder holds a 56 to 42 percent lead in a race that was expected to down to the wire. […]

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Election 2014 UPDATE – Incumbents Leading, Peters Wins

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Early numbers are indicating a good night for incumbents in Michigan. With less than 15 percent of precincts reporting, incumbents in all of the major races (Governor, Secretary of State and Attorney General) are leading over their respective challengers. The Michigan Radio Network says Democratic U.S. Representative […]

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Peters To Win U.S. Senate Race Over Land

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – According to the Michigan Radio Network, Democratic U.S. Representative Gary Peters will become the new junior U.S. senator from Michigan as Peters will defeat the Republican candidate, former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land. With 9 percent of the precincts reporting, Peters led Land 53 percent to […]

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Early Numbers Indicating Incumbents Will Win In Michigan

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Polls have now closed across the state and early numbers are indicating a good night for incumbents. With less than 10 percent of precincts reporting, incumbents in all of the major races (Governor, Secretary of State and Attorney General) are leading over their respective challengers. The Michigan […]

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Flags To Fly At Half-Staff In Honor Of U.P. Senator

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. flags at the State Capitol will be lowered to half-staff tomorrow in honor of former State Senator Walter North of St. Ignace, who died Friday at the age of 81. North was elected to the Michigan Senate in 1994 in the 37th District, which includes Mackinac […]

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Marquette Police Holding Meeting On Truck Ordinance

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are holding an informational meeting tomorrow afternoon to discuss a new ordinance concerning truck traffic on certain streets in the city. The Marquette City Commission has amended the current ordinance that will ban trucks of 10,000 pounds or more from streets of Marquette unless […]

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Michigan Voters Deciding Several Races And Issues

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Voters are heading to the polls across the state today to cast ballots in several races including governor. Incumbent Republican Rick Snyder is running for a second term against Democratic challenger and former U.S. Congressman Mark Schauer. Voters will decide a variety of other offices, including the […]

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Wintry Conditions Continue For North-Central U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township says moderate lake effect snow and gusty north winds will continue over portions of west and north central Upper Michigan through this afternoon. A Lake Effect Snow Advisory remains in effect until 2:00 p.m. edt. Expect light to moderate […]

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Schools Closing For Friday, October 31, 2014

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gwinn Community Schools are closed today, Friday, October 31, 2014, due top a power outage in the district.

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The MPSC Hosts Discussion at NMU

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MARQUETTE, MI – 10/28/2014 – The Michigan Public Service Commission hosted a panel discussion and question & answer session on the Upper Peninsula’s energy future today in Marquette. The session, held in conjunction with the U.P. Energy Summit at Northern Michigan University, focused on a proposal forcing U.P. utility customers to pay for the majority […]

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