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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow have joined with five other Great Lakes state senators calling for increased funding for Great Lakes issues. The senators wrote to the Office of Management and Budget Friday calling for robust funding of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in President […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ford Motor Company’s claim of 47-miles per gallon for the new C-Max hybrid and Fusion Hybrid is being questioned by owners and a national magazine. “Consumer Reports” says their tests found the best fuel mileage was 37-miles-per gallon for the C-Max and 39 mpg for the Fusion. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One of the most famous hockey games in Upper Peninsula history is being turned into a movie. Canadian sports television network TSN has a crew in Marquette working on a documentary about a visit by the Detroit Red Wings in February of 1954.  The Wings faced a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reporting the arrest of one of the suspects wanted in connection with a recent armed robbery of a business in Palmer. After releasing an update about two suspects in the case yesterday afternoon, deputies received an anonymous tip about one of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 2012 firearm deer season wrapped up late last week, and the Department of Natural Resources says hunter reports from around the state have been mostly positive. Into the first few days of the firearm season, the number of individuals that purchased a deer license was up […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Matt Huuki participated in a bill-signing ceremony with Governor Rick Snyder for his new law to better protect children and senior citizens by allowing Michigan’s public transit service providers to perform full background checks on prospective drivers. Huuki’s legislation allows private and public […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn one of its formal objections to a controversial road project in Marquette County. The EPA sent the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality a letter this week withdrawing an earlier objection about the assessment of possible alternatives to the County Road 595 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming City Police responded to a four-vehicle traffic accident late yesterday afternoon that injured  three people. The accident happened around 4:45 p.m. yesterday at US-41 and Lakeshore when a westbound 2000 Buick LeSabre, driven by a 24-year-old South Range woman, ran a red light on US-41 and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Township Board will be holding a public hearing on the proposed township operating budget for Fiscal Year 2013 tonight. The public hearing will be held at the Township Community Center on this evening at 5 p.m. The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Legislature appears poised to approve a measure allowing for limited hunting of gray wolves in the state. The measure establishes wolves as a game animal, and gives the Michigan Natural Resources Commission the power to create a wolf hunting season, if it so chooses. Some […]

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