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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Michigan gas prices have held steady the past few weeks, but that could change as the Memorial Day holiday and summer driving season approaches. Nancy Cain, of “Triple-A Michigan,” says motorists should expect some price increases around the Memorial Day holiday weekend, but nothing dramatic, unless conditions change […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Michigan Technological University ranks as the top Peace Corps Master’s International university nationwide for the eighth consecutive year. With 35 PCMI graduate students currently serving as Peace Corps Volunteers, Michigan Tech has earned the top spot in the 2013 rankings of PCMI and Paul D. Coverdell Fellows graduate […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –There will be a wolf hunt this fall in parts of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The Michigan Natural Resources Commission approved a wolf hunting season yesterday with a target of 43 wolves to be killed. The DNR says the state has an estimated 658 wolves in the Upper Peninsula. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Former Upper Peninsula Congressman Bart Stupak has endorsed former U.S. Representative Mark Schauer as the unannounced but likely Democratic nominee for governor. Stupak, a Menominee Democrat who had been weighing a bid for governor himself, joined a growing list of potential Democratic candidates to throw their support behind […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law a pair of bills that will maintain Michigan’s current drunk driving standards and sentencing  guidelines. One measure maintains the existing drunk driving standard of 0.08 percent blood alcohol content (BAC) until October 1, 2018. That BAC standard was scheduled to go […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Peninsula Bank held  a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Marquette branch office Thursday afternoon in Marquette. The building site is located on the northeast corner of the McClellan and Baraga Avenue intersection. Peninsula Bank plans to move its Front Street office from the iEconomy Building into the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Additional sexual conduct charges have been filed against the former principal of Munising Baptist School. 35-year-old Benjamin David Franklin II appeared in Alger County District Court in Munising today for a preliminary hearing in connection with his arrest in March on one count of criminal sexual conduct […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie post have released the name of the victim in a single-vehicle traffic accident Tuesday. Troopers say 44-year-old Cindy Sawyer-Bonenfant was killed in the crash that happened in the late evening hours Tuesday on M-28 in Chippewa County’s Chippewa Township. No other […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The City of Marquette Department of Public Works says due to a water main break during the East Washington Street Reconstruction Project today, some area residents may experience air and discoloration in their water. Taps may need to be run to let out any air and to flush […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The consolidation of Democratic support behind former U.S. Representative Mark Schauer as the unannounced but likely Democratic nominee for governor continues with State Board of Education President John Austin announcing his backing for Schauer. Austin, who had considered running himself, says the time is right for Schauer adding […]

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