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Higher Ed Funding Package Moves Ahead In Lansing

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A budget subcommittee in the Michigan House has approved a higher education budget in Michigan for next year that increases spending by about 77 million dollars over the current fiscal year. However, it’s five million dollars smaller than what the governor recommended. A proposed amendment to bring […]

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Snyder Says Same-Sex Marriages Are Legal But Without Rights

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Governor Rick Snyder says that the 300 or so same-sex marriages that took place in four counties last weekend are legal, however they won’t be recognized by the state. The marriages took place after U.S. district Judge Bernard Friedman struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriages […]

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One Woman Injured In Early-Morning Rollover Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to an early-morning single-vehicle rollover accident in Marquette County’s Michigamme Township. The accident happened on eastbound US-41 near the Brown Road and was discovered by Troopers around 5:30 a.m. Troopers say they found a 33-year-old Winterset, Iowa woman who was […]

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Marquette Man Sentenced To Prison For Domestic Violence

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for domestic violence. 43-year-old Bradley Hase was sentenced in Federal Court in Marquette to the maximum prison term for domestic assault by an habitual offender. Hase also must serve three years of supervised release following his […]

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Michigan Fish And Wildlife Conservation Programs Get Funds

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Department of the Interior says Michigan is slated to receive $35.2 million in funding for fish and wildlife conservation and recreation projects. The money is part of $1.1 billion in revenue from excise taxes paid by hunters, anglers, boaters and others that is being distributed through […]

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Soo Locks Open For 2014 Great Lakes Shipping Season

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the Soo Locks opened yesterday, signaling the start of the 2014 Great Lakes shipping season. The locks were closed on January 15th and had critical repairs and maintenance done during the winter shutdown. The Army Corps says crews worked through […]

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Senate Transportation Committee Hears From U.P. Delegates

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  State Senator Tom Casperson invited State Representatives Ed McBroom, John Kivela, and Scott Dianda, to participate in a Senate Transportation Committee hearing yesterday in Lansing. A number of officials from around the U.P. also spoke at the hearing about the crisis caused by the unprecedented winter conditions […]

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Northern Michigan University Presidential Search Narrows

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The search for a new president at Northern Michigan University has been narrowed down to four candidates. The NMU presidential search advisory committee selected the four finalists from a pool of 54 applicants. The candidates are: Cynthia Pemberton, provost and vice president for academic affairs and professor […]

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18 Vehicle Accident In Marquette County Injures 3

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Slippery roads, snowy conditions and poor visibility were all factors in a multi-vehicle accident this morning in Negaunee Township. State Police from the Negaunee Post along with Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies and Negaunee City Police all responded to the accident in the eastbound lanes of US-41 near […]

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Driver In Big Bay Fatal Hit & Run Identified

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post have identified the man arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident that happened late last year in Big Bay. 46-year-old Michael Nels Nelson of Big Bay was arraigned in 96th District Court on a charge of Failure To Stop At […]

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