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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Protestors of an international trade deal currently under consideration in Washington, D.C. rallied in front of Congressman Dan Benishek’s downtown Marquette office yesterday afternoon. Members of the U.P. Regional Labor Federation are against the proposed Trans–Pacific Partnership. The measure is intended to increase economic relations between U.S. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker says voters sent a clear message with the vote on Proposal 1 this week. 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says the vote showed residents want legislators to do their jobs and make a plan to get the state’s roads fixed. The Calumet […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System – Marquette, is currently in a critical need of O-negative, A-negative and B-negative blood types throughout the Upper Peninsula. The need is highest in the Marquette, Escanaba, Hancock and Sault Ste. Marie areas. All blood donated […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan voters gave a resounding “no” to Proposal 1 yesterday. The measure to increase the sales tax a penny was designed to help raise $1.2 billion for roads. Nearly 80-percent of voters across the state voted “no” compared to just over 20 percent that said “yes”. Experts […]

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is underway into the cause of a fire last night at a vacant home in Escanaba. The fire was reported around 10:20 p.m. at 212 N. 12th Street. Authorities arriving on scene reported the fire was spreading along the outside wall of the structure in […]

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a suspicious incident last night at the Aspen Ridge Elementary School in Ishpeming Township. They were called to the school around 7:40 p.m. by school staff when custodians found a note in a classroom computer lab that read “RIP, those […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Police report the arrest four people on meth charges late last month. Police say 27-year-old Ryan Barry and 28-year-old Emily McCullum, both of Marquette, were arrested in a vehicle parked at the Menards store on US-41 on April 25th. Both were wanted on outstanding arrest warrants. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The 200 block of West Washington Street in the City of Marquette will undergo a major repair and improvement project beginning today. The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says the project will include complete replacement of the curbing, removal of brick pavers, installation of stamped concrete, and the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to a two-vehicle traffic accident yesterday morning. The accident happened around 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Grove Street in South Marquette. Reports say a northbound driver on Grove Street went through a red light and was hit by an eastbound […]

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Menominee, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a road resurfacing project on M-35 in Menominee County today that will run through the summer. M-DOT will resurface 5.9 miles and pave shoulders on M-35 from 48th Avenue in the City of Menominee to north of Birch Creek Road. […]

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