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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Delta County woman charged in a robbery of the Grain ‘N’ Grape Convenience store in Escanaba has been sentenced. 21-year-old Abby Johnson of Escanaba was sentenced on four separate charges in connection with the robbery of the store in August. She was sentenced to 12 months […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Work is beginning on a half-million dollar dredging project in Marquette’s Presque Isle Marina. The Marquette City Parks and Recreation Department says the marina will be closed to all traffic because a barrier will be placed at the mouth of the harbor so that the dredged materials […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – General Motors is recalling 38,197 hybrid vehicles in the U.S. for an electrical flaw. The recall includes 2012 and 2013 model year Chevrolet Malibu Eco, Buick LaCrosse and Buick Regal sedans that are equipped with GM’s eAssist hybrid system. The automaker says the cars’ generator control modules […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Rio Tinto is hosting a series of community forums this month throughout Marquette and Baraga counties on the Eagle Mine project. The public forums, which begin tonight in Ishpeming, are set up for attendees to learn more about the status of Eagle Mine, participate in it’s Community […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela is criticizing Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson for comparing Republican House Speaker Jase Bolger to Adolph Hitler. Patterson was on public TV’s “Off the Record” program and when asked about the Speaker, he responded “you mean Adolph Bolger?” He then […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says most U.P. roadside parks reopened today for the season, but some will remain closed another week or so as the last of the snow melts, facilities thaw, and high water recedes. M-DOT engineers say they always try to reopen roadside parks […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources says a stream restoration and enhancement project on Warner Creek in Marquette County’s Richmond Township has been completed. The project is related to discovery of historical tailings settled at the bottom of the creek bed. The deposits in the creek and the surrounding wetlands […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters that applications for Michigan elk and bear hunting licenses are available now through June 1. There will be 200 elk licenses and 7,906 bear hunting licenses available for the 2013 hunting seasons. Only Michigan residents are eligible to apply […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A bill that would allow the state Natural Resources Commission to designate game species and set hunts for those species including wolves, is on its way to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk after the state House of Representatives gave final approval to the measure yesterday. Specifically, the bill […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State House committee has advanced a measure that significantly rewrites Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance law. The House Insurance Committee voted Thursday to send the legislation to the full House for consideration. Among other things, the bill repeals Michigan’s unlimited medical coverage for personal injuries in auto […]

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