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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Bell Hospital in Ishpeming have named a new Chief Executive Officer. 56-year-old Floyd Bounds will start in the position on Monday.  His hiring comes after Bell Hospital operated without a CEO since the resignation of former CEO Rick Ament last October. The hospital says Bounds, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police are warning residents of a computer scam making it’s way around the area. Several cases have been reported recently to police, but no instances of anyone losing money to the new scam. Authorities say the scam is a so-called “drive-by” virus that will infect the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources and the United Steelworkers Union will resume labor contract negotiations in Duluth, Minnesota on October 8. Both parties agreed to a temporary recess from labor contract negotiations as of August 31. Currently, Cliffs’ United Steel Workers who represented mines in both Michigan and Minnesota […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, is currently in critical need of A-negative blood in the Iron Mountain, Marquette and Sault Ste. Marie service areas. If you haven’t donated in the last 8 weeks, please take the time to give the “gift of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – Former Michigan Congressman Bart Stupak is speaking out against the Department of Health and Human Services mandate that requires employer health plans to fund free contraceptive and abortion-inducing drugs under the Affordable Care Act regardless of the religious objections of employers. A last minute deal between Stupak […]

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MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) –Delegates from Marquette’s Sister City of Higashiomi, Japan are currently visiting Marquette through Wednesday, September 12. The Sister City program between Marquette and Japan has been running since 1979 welcoming delegates into our community to learn and be immersed in a new culture. The delegation will be spending […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Preliminary reports indicate six people lost their lives in Michigan in six separate traffic crashes during the long Labor Day holiday weekend. Michigan State Police say final numbers are not yet known, but one of the six victims was known to have used restraints, and alcohol was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A reception was held last night by the mining firm Rio Tinto in Marquette to provide the local business community an update on progress on the Kennecott Eagle Mine in western Marquette County. Company officials say the mine is expected to begin production in early 2014 and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan residents can now purchase a new license plate to show their support for the U.S. Olympic Education Center at Northern Michigan University in Marquette. Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced the availability of the plate Wednesday. The redesigned plate features bolder USA lettering and the phrase […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Alger County man convicted for the death of his girlfriend by running her over was sentenced today in Alger County Circuit Court. 48-year-old Thomas Murdock of Munising, who was convicted in July on a series of charges related to the death of 44-year-old Lisa Hardwick of […]

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