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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senate Republicans have introduced legislation designed to exempt Michigan-made firearms that stay within the state from federal regulation. The measure was introduced Wednesday, the same day President Barack Obama called on Congress to reinstate bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines and to pass […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Water levels reached record lows in lakes Michigan and Huron in December. According to figures from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lake Michigan/Huron’s monthly mean level for December was 576.15 feet, which was 3 inches lower than November’s level and 17 inches below its level in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In his third State of the State address, delivered last night, Governor Rick Snyder called for more funding for Michigan’s roads, no-reason absentee voting and reforms to no-fault insurance. The governor says lawmakers need to find a way to raise $1.2 billion for Michigan roads, noting that […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder’s administration has sent a letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, saying a gas station proposed by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community in Marquette Township could be “unlawful.” In the letter, the Governor’s office says such a station, if its land were put into […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities have released the name of the Iron Mountain man who died when a fire swept through his home Wednesday morning. Police Chief Pete Flaminio says 66-year old Robert Louis Davis was alone in the house at the time. Police responding to reports of a strange odor […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources’ Upper Peninsula Deer Advisory Team will meet this weekend in Iron Mountain. Topics up for discussion include buck management in the Upper Peninsula, the 2012 deer season and multiple-year regulations. Deer advisory teams were established to provide direct input to the DNR’s […]

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Tonight Governor Rick Snyder’s State of The State Address was broadcast right here on Sunny 101.9 WKQS where he laid out his plans for the future and the hurdles for Michigan while reviewing the past year. LISTEN – Governor Rick Snyder’s 3rd State of The State Address for Michigan on January 16 2013  

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the eastern U.P. are reporting a serious traffic accident this afternoon that closed US-2 in Mackinac County. According to reports, the accident happened around 12:15 this afternoon on US-2 just to the east of Naubinway and involved at least three semi trucks and an undetermined […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s representatives in Washington are voicing their opinions on the Obama Administration’s plan addressing gun violence. U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek is criticizing the plan saying law-abiding gun owners should not have their Second Amendment rights restricted because of the actions of criminals. The Iron River Republican says […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The shipping season has come to a close on the Great Lakes. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the final vessel passed through the Soo Locks yesterday evening in Sault Ste. Marie. The season’s final vessel, the 767-foot Cason J. Callaway passed through the locks after […]

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