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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder yesterday signed legislation making Michigan the 24th “right-to-work” state in the nation. Snyder signed the bills less than five hours after the Michigan House gave final approval to the legislation, which prohibits requirements that workers pay a fee that would go to a union […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan House has given final approval to a measure making Michigan a so-called “right to work” state, which prohibits requirements that workers pay a fee that would go to a union as a condition of employment. The first bill in the package, which affects public employees, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan House has given final approval to a measure making Michigan a so-called “right to work” state.  The votes came as thousands of demonstrators flooded the Capitol building, and the east lawn of the Capitol. Governor Rick Snyder has promised to sign the legislation into law. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Union demonstrators have assembled at the Capitol in Lansing today to protest of right-to-work legislation that will come up for a vote in the House. About 8:30 a.m., tensions started to build between supporters of the legislation to bar mandatory compensation to unions from employees who work […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder says legislation that would make Michigan the nation’s 24th right-to-work state is all about freedom of choice for workers and bringing new jobs to the state. The House is expected to pass two bills, one for the public sector and one for the private […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Unions are preparing for a large protest today in Lansing over the “Freedom to Work” legislation approved in the Michigan House and Senate. On Friday the unions were putting together civil disobedience training and getting phone banks staffed in preparation for today’s protest. Opponents say the legislation […]

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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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