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Unemployment Drops In U.P. And Across State

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State labor officials say that seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in March declined in all of the state’s 17 major labor market regions. Total employment and labor force levels were up in nearly all regions over the month. Officials say from February to March, unemployment rate reductions were […]

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Cliffs Natural Resources Reports Financial Loss

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Cliffs Natural Resources is reporting a loss in first-quarter results for the year. For the first quarter of 2014, Cliffs recorded a net loss of $83 million, compared with a net income of $97 million in the first quarter of last year. Year-over-year consolidated revenues of $940 […]

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Three-Vehicle Accident Injures Two In Marquette

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a three-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon just after 3:00 o’clock at the intersection of Third Street and Washington. Officers say a vehicle was stopped at the intersection for a pedestrian in the crosswalk when a second vehicle hit the stopped vehicle. The first […]

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Casperson Offers Gun Owner Privacy Measure

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Legislation written by Senator Tom Casperson is in a package of bills passed by the state Senate protecting gun owner privacy by making firearms records confidential. Under the bills firearms records would not be subject to requests under the Freedom of Information Act and would be available […]

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M-DOT To Open U.P. Roadside Parks Late

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation says all Upper Peninsula roadside parks are opening late this year due to unseasonal weather conditions. M-DOT says the U.P parks will remain closed until the remaining snow melts, facilities thaw and water recedes. The parks are tentatively set to open May […]

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NMU Announces Student Commencement Speaker And More

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Courtney Brown of South Lyon will be the student speaker at NMU’s commencement on Saturday, May 3rd. She will graduate with a bachelor’s degree with a double major in English and theater and entertainment arts. Her minor is in French. The commencement soloist will be Sara Parks […]

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U.P. Wolf Population Numbers Hold Steady

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Results of the DNR state 2014 wolf population survey indicate no significant change in the estimated number of wolves in the Upper Peninsula compared to the results of last year’s survey. DNR wildlife biologists estimate there was a minimum of 636 wolves in Michigan this winter, compared […]

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Marquette DDA Continues Baraga Avenue Project

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is continuing with efforts to redesign a portion of Baraga Avenue. The D-D-A recently received a MI Place Plan initiative grant to assist with the redesigning process. The Baraga Avenue project is focusing on the area from from Third Street to Lakeshore […]

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Winter Weather Comes Back To U.P.

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Keweenaw Peninsula for increasing snow showers that is in effect from 6:00 p.m. today to 11:00 a.m.  Friday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect. Precipitation will begin this afternoon […]

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City Of Norway Receives Federal Funds For Water System

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Norway will receive $5.6 million to support necessary improvements to its water and wastewater system. The funds come as part of the 2014 Farm Bill, which increased funding for U-S-D-A Rural Development Water and Environmental programs. President Obama signed the Farm Bill into law […]

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