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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow has earned a third term, defeating former West Michigan Congressman Pete Hoekstra. After expectations for a close, hard-fought race, it never materialized. That was due, in part, to Stabenow’s big money advantage as an incumbent and big endorsements from conservative groups like the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – All five statewide proposed constitutional amendments were rejected by voters in Michigan, by wide margins. That included Proposal 2, which guaranteed collective bargaining rights and invalidated certain laws dealing with collective bargaining. Proposal 1, which was not bound to the state constitution and would have retained Michigan’s […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Republicans maintained the majority in the State House, following Tuesday’s election. However, their margin will be smaller than it is in the current legislature. Among other gains, Democrats ousted Republicans Deb Shaughnessy of Charlotte, Matt Huuki of Atlantic Mine and Mark Ouimet of Ann Arbor. Currently Republicans […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) -  Here are election results for several key races and ballot proposals that we have been tracking in areas around Marquette County. These results are with 100 percent of precincts reporting as of 6:00 am on Wednesday, November 7, 2012. Cheryl Hill took  Marquette County Probate Judge. For […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Here are the latest numbers for the race for the 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. and for the races for State House in Lansing. These numbers are based on 100 percent of precincts accounted for around the region as of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – While sales continue to lag in Europe, General Motors is reporting a healthy 14 percent sales gain in China last month. The automaker sold nearly 252,000 vehicles despite a slowing economy in the world’s fastest growing auto market. So far this year, sales in the country are […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Downstate authorities now say a person of interest is in custody in the Interstate 96 corridor shooting spree case. Michigan State Police and agents from the FBI and ATF armed with a search warrant went through a downstate Wixom home late Monday in search of evidence of […]

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Election Day

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Today is Election Day across the country and voters are headed to the polls to decide a multitude of races and issues ranging from President of the United States all the way down to local ballot proposals. In Michigan, voters will determine the fate of six statewide […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Community Health has selected the YMCA of Marquette County as one of 10 agencies in the state for a pilot program to help address childhood obesity in Michigan. The program is aimed at improving physical activity and healthy eating for children in kindergarten […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources is hosting a public open house this week in Newberry. The purpose of the session is to take public comment on proposed forest management plans for 2014 in the Newberry management unit, which includes Chippewa and Luce counties. Each year, DNR personnel […]

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