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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Eastern Upper Michigan man has been sentenced for assault of a Federal Officer. 51-year-old Lorne Lyons of Brimley, a member of the Bay Mills Indian Community, was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for the assault. Lyons was also ordered to two years of supervised […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It would become more expensive to get some hunting and fishing licenses in Michigan, under legislation passed yesterday by the state House. Under the legislation, the cost of a typical deer hunting license would increase from $15 to $30 and the annual restricted fishing license, which costs […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The hunt is on for the 2013 state Christmas tree which will stand in front of the Capitol come November. The Department of Technology, Management and Budget is spearheading the search for at least a 65-foot fir or spruce. The tree must have a maximum crown of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Firefighters in the City of Negaunee responded to an early morning garage fire today. The fire was called in around 4 a.m. at a garage on the 300 block of Cherry Street. Reports say a loud explosion was heard by neighbors who called authorities to report the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – American Transmission Company and the Michigan DNR are exploring the possible placement of an electric transmission line alongside the proposed Escanaba to Hermansville rail-trail. The two groups say they would work together on the project to minimize its impact on privately owned property and the environment. ATC […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The future of an Upper Michigan Native American tribe’s casino in Northern Lower Michigan could be answered later this month. The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled a conference for June 13 to decide whether or not to hear the State of Michigan’s petition to keep the 84 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Chrysler says it will not recall 2.7 million Jeep vehicles, despite a request from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The agency had raised concerns about the safety of fuel tanks on Jeep Grand Cherokees from the 1993 to 2004 model years and Jeep Liberties from 2004 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State Senate has completed legislative action on the 2013-14 fiscal year budget by granting final passage to the omnibus budget bill. The $33.6 billion spending plan covering appropriations for 17 departments passed on a mostly partly line vote of 24-14. The $15.1 billion School Aid Omnibus […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer holds an edge over incumbent Republican Governor Rick Snyder, according to a new poll. The survey by North Carolina-based Public Policy Polling found that 42 percent of likely voters back Schauer and 38 percent support Snyder. Pollster Tom Jansen says Schauer’s initial […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into the arrest of a woman with ties to Upper Michigan who was arrested in Duluth, Minnesota for fatally stabbing another woman. Police responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence on the 100 block of East Fifth Street Sunday. They […]

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