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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Most Michigan residents say the controversial method of accessing natural gas known as “fracking” is good for the economy, but worry about the possible environmental impact, according to a new survey from the University of Michigan. The poll shows that 82 percent of Michigan residents said fracking was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Negaunee City Police have released details of a three-vehicle crash that happened yesterday morning at the intersection of US-41 and Teal Lake Avenue. The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. when a Chevy Equinox, driven 21-year-old Jennifer Perry of Negaunee attempted to turn left onto Teal Lake Avenue and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –109th District State Representative John Kivela is calling for a hearing into the state’s decision to privatize food service in Department of Corrections facilities. The Marquette Democrat is requesting the State House Criminal Justice Committee look into the recent decision of the state to contract with Aramark, a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Today marks the 10th anniversary of the 2003 failure of the Silver Lake Dam in Marquette County. The failure of the dam resulted in extensive flooding and property and environmental damages totaling more than $100 million. The failure released nine billion gallons of water, causing the failure of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Two congressmen from Michigan have announced that the Ways and Means committee in Washington will hold a hearing on the IRS practice of targeting certain conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. The announcement was made by Republican Congressman Dave Camp of Midland, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Michigan U.S. Congressman Mike Rogers says he hasn’t made a decision whether he will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by long-time U.S. Senator Carl Levin. Rogers says it would be hard to campaign for statewide office and maintain his chairmanship of the House Intelligence Committee. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Rio Tinto is hosting the latest in a series of community forums tonight on the Eagle Mine project. The public forums are being held in several locations throughout Marquette and Baraga counties for attendees to learn more about the status of Eagle Mine, participate in it’s Community Scorecard […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Department of Natural Resources is holding the first of three meetings in the U.P. today to gather further input on State Forest Management Plans. The meetings are open to stakeholder groups and others interested in discussing comments received during the public review of the plans. The DNR […]

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(Marquette, MI) – Great Lakes Radio, Inc. is proud to announce their Classic Rock Station, 983 WRUP, is the new Marquette County home for the Green Bay Packers radio broadcasts.   Journal Broadcast Group has granted a multi-year rights agreement to 983 WRUP in Marquette County. The full Packers schedule will air on 983 WRUP, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –Authorities in the Eastern U.P. have identified the victim in a weekend two-vehicle crash as 66-year-old Mary Catherine Keller of Cadillac. According to the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office the accident happened 9:32 a.m. yesterday on US-2 near St. Ignace. Deputies say a westbound car carrying four people was […]

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