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Vandalism at Westwood Mall

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident of subjects vandalizing vehicles in the Westwood Mall Parking lot.  The damaged vehicles were found in the northwest area of the lot behind Younker’s.  All vandalized vehicles belonged to employees at the Mall. The Sheriff’s Office is requesting […]

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Trial Date Set for Man Charged in Fatal Hit & Run

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A trial date of October 13th has been set for Michael Nelson, the Big Bay man charged in the fatal hit and run of an NMU employee in December 2013. Nelson has a final pre-trial appearance in Marquette Country Circuit Court on October 2nd. Nelson is accused […]

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West Nile Virus Hits Michigan

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan health officials say the first West Nile virus (WNV) activity for Michigan this summer has been identified in a mosquito pool from Saginaw County. The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is urging residents to apply repellents during peak mosquito biting periods such as dusk and […]

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New Laws Allow Louder Fireworks

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Independence Day period is always loud, but since Michigan changed its fireworks law three years ago, it’s become even louder.  The new law allows louder and more powerful fireworks, although the loudest, such as M-80s and Cherry Bombs, remain illegal.  This year, the state has issued […]

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Travel Set to Increase with Fourth of July Weekend

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Mid-Summer holiday break is finally upon us, and millions of Michiganders will be setting out on the road this holiday weekend.  Nearly 1.35 million Michigan residents are expected to travel during the Fourth of July holiday, a 2.5% increase from last year. According to AAA, of […]

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Subaru Problems Lead to Massive Recalls

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Subaru of America is recalling more than 660,000 Outback, Legacy, Impreza, and Forester vehicles registered in cold-weather U.S. states, including Michigan, due to possible corrosion of brake lines. Brake line corrosion could cause leaking of brake fluid and make the brakes less effective, increasing the risk of […]

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Campaign Against Drunk Driving Kicks Off This Week

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officers from nearly 150 agencies in 26 Michigan counties kicked off a campaign Tuesday to pay special attention to drunk drivers over the Fourth of July holiday period.  The campaign attempts to decrease alcohol-related traffic deaths and serious injuries, which are the highest during the summer, with […]

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Governor Rick Snyder Signes PT Oriented Bill Package

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has signed a five-bill package allowing Michigan patients to seek out and initiate physical therapy treatment without first receiving a referral from a physician. Under the legislation, residents would be able to visit a physical therapist up to 10 times during a 21-day […]

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Michigan’s Gubernatorial Race in Dead Heat According to New Poll

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new poll finds Michigan’s gubernatorial race this year is now a dead heat.  The statewide poll, conducted by Public Policy Polling says incumbent Governor Rick Snyder in in a 40-40 percent tie with Democratic challenger Mark Schauer. Earlier the governor had leads of 49-29 in April […]

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More Information Released on US-41 Accident on July 1st

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Shortly after 11am yesterday, a one vehicle rollover accident slowed traffic on US-41 in Negaunee Township near the Carp River Bridge. 87-year-old Patricia Sager from Negaunee was removed from the vehicle with the Jaw of Life and taken to the hospital by ambulance. Negaunee Township Fire Department, […]

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