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  Governor Rick Snyder leaves today on a 10-day investment mission to China and Japan. The Governor’s first stop will be in Shanghai where he will meet with senior executives of leading Chinese companies and government leaders to make the case that Michigan offers tremendous opportunities for Chinese businesses looking to make foreign investments and […]

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  A University of Michigan economist says consumer confidence eased in August after reaching its highest level in six years in the prior month of July. According to Richard Curtin, director of the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers, the August survey indicates that the recent confidence gains have stalled as consumers await decisions […]

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  A new study by Savingforcollege.com cites the Michigan Education Savings Program as having among the lowest expenses of all 55 direct-sold 529 plans in the nation. According to the website’s 529 Fee Study, the program was among only six widely available state-sponsored 529 plans with at least one stock- or bond-based option with 10-year […]

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Marquette, MI – Friday, May 24 – Citizens gathered at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans to voice their concerns on veterans affairs to Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Mich. He listened to specific issues that were voiced with emotion, mostly pertaining to the difficulty and delays vets face in receiving the benefits they deserve. He was attentive […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources and the Rio Tinto Eagle Mine have entered into a two-part agreement that features a new multi-million dollar fund created to assist community-focused projects in Marquette County and improved rail line mine and mill access for the companies. The Cliffs/Rio Tinto Marquette County Community […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – A benefit Swim will be held in Negaunee at the Teal Lake shoreline Sunday, August 5th at 11:00 a.m. in memory of Linda (Ward) Halverson. Organizer Lisa Wetton has designated Beacon House as the recipient of the event, which is now in it’s second year. “Linda felt very passionate about supporting the […]

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Marquette, Michigan — A forum featuring candidates for probate Judge of Marquette County is being held tonight in Marquette. Listen to the broadcast HERE The forum will run from 7 to 9 tonight at the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library and is being presented by the U.P. Children’s Coalition, The National Alliance […]

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City Of Negaunee Meeting Thursday June, 14 The meeting will be at the Negaunee Senior Center at 7 p.m. The agenda follows. 1. Call to order 2. Pledge to Flag 3. Roll Call 4. Approval of Agenda 5. Public Comment 6.Presentation 6.1 Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority Recycling Program 7.Unfinished Business 8. New Business […]

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Lansing- The senate Helmet Repeal seems to be going Nowhere. The senate introduced a new helmet law, amended and passed it. Then the house amended & added to it and passed it. Now it’s back to the senate and stalled. Our Lansing sources have indicated that a bill that will allow motorcycle riders to ride […]

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