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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities say road conditions were not a factor in a two-vehicle crash that slowed down traffic on US 41 in Ely Township yesterday morning. The accident happened around 8 a.m. at the intersection of US 41 and County Road 478 when a Dodge Ram pickup truck, driven […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow and joined Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa in writing legislation that will improve maternity care for women and newborns and reduce health care costs. The measure called the “Quality Care for Moms and Babies Act” is designed to hold Medicaid and the Children’s […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Home Health Care workers will no longer see union dues withheld from their subsidy checks from the state. Angela Mincuci of the Department of Community Health says the contract between the department and the SEIU Healthcare Michigan expired on February 28, so no payments made after that […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Triple A Michigan reports that after going down at the beginning of last week and then up a few days later, the current statewide average price for a gallon of gas is just under $3.82. That’s down almost two cents from a week ago and more than […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Copper Country woman was injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident early yesterday morning. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department says the accident happened on M-26 in Osceola Township around 6 a.m. Sunday. Authorities say she is a 21-year-old woman from Lake Linden who was southbound when she […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State of Michigan will not be outsourcing food, health and mental health services in the Department of Corrections. State officials say they have determined that bids from those vendors do not translate to adequate savings. Under civil service rules, the state must save at least five […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Humanities Council has selected an Upper Michigan man as its new Executive Director. Erik Nordberg of Calumet will begin serving as in the position on May 1. Nordberg previously served on the MHC Board of Directors for eight years. Before his term ended in 2011, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s a busy week ahead at the State Capitol. At least two legislative committees meet to address the problem of low lake levels, and the need to step up dredging not only for now, but for the future.  Also, proposal that if approved would be called “Caylee […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Car and truck sales posted solid gains in February, as those in the industry wonder about the impact of spending cuts in Washington. GM posted a 7 percent sales increase in February. Chrysler sales were up 4 percent. Ford lead the way with a 9 percent sales […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Diabetes Prevention and Control Program within the Michigan Department of Community Health has been selected as one of eight state programs to receive a grant of more than $134,000 to fight prediabetes and the spread of adult onset diabetes known as type-2 diabetes. Officials say […]

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