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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. has announced the reduction of an additional $100 Million in Full-Year 2014 Capital Expenditures. The reduction is in addition to the Company’s previously announced capital spending decrease of approximately 55%, or $460 million, from Cliffs’ full-year 2013 capital expenditures. The $100 million decrease […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Kingsford Police Department will be receiving a new vehicle thanks to a USDA federal grant. The city is slated to receive $16,000  through the Rural Development Community Facility Grant program. The program funds infrastructure needs in rural communities across the country. The grant funds […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Hancock Police Department will be receiving a new vehicle thanks to a USDA federal grant. The city is slated to receive $15,000  through the Rural Development Community Facility Grant program. The program funds infrastructure needs in rural communities across the country. The grant funds […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says he voted no on bankruptcy legislation for the City of Detroit. The Calumet Democrat issued a statement today saying he understands the Legislature had to help Detroit emerge from bankruptcy quickly and responsibly, but he has a responsibility to the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan House has approved an 11-bill package that would provide $195 million to help Detroit transition out of bankruptcy and require oversight of the city’s finances. The Republican-led chamber approved the legislation on a bipartisan vote, adding the state’s money to  $466 million committed by several […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The word Yooper has now been added to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, but it’s not without a problem. The word, which is defined as the term for a native of or longtime resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan was among approximately 150 words added to the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Negaunee is gearing up for the sixth season of the Jackson Mine Farmers and Crafters market. The market will feature a combination of fresh locally grown produce and produced goods along with crafted and unique items. The market will be open Wednesdays from 4:30 […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Marquette Food Co-op will open the doors of their new store this Thursday at 8:00 a.m. Co-op officials say planning for expansion first began two years ago, and now, after six months of construction, they are leaving their Baraga Avenue location for 502 W. Washington Street. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Senior U.S. Senator has responded to accusations from a conservative political watchdog group that he was involved in the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups. The group Judicial Watch showed that Democratic Senator Carl Levin pressured the IRS to target the conservative groups for additional […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Thomas Theatre Group opened their new Marquette Cinema to the public today. The facility is a 10-screen multi-plex located on Commerce Drive in Marquette Township. The complex has 9 theaters featuring stadium style seating with leather high back chairs and all-digital projection and sound. The complex also […]

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