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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, is currently in critical need of O-negative blood throughout all of their service areas in the Upper Peninsula. Blood Center officials say all blood donated at the U.P. Regional Blood Center stays in the U.P. If you […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – America’s beer industry directly contributed more than $2 billion to Michigan’s economy last year, according to a recent study. The Beer Institute Economic Contribution Study says there were 120 breweries in Michigan in 2012, 141 distributors and 16,744 retail establishments selling beer in Michigan. Those three tiers […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are looking for the public’s help in the investigation into a reported stolen vehicle. Police say a red 2002 Ford Escape SUV with a Wisconsin plate with the registration 497-TPU was stolen from the 2000 block of Wilkinson Avenue yesterday. The owner says there […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a traffic accident this morning in Negaunee Township involving a pickup truck and a semi. The accident happened just before 7 a.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Airport Drive. An eastbound pickup truck, driven by 57-year-old Edward […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A second victim in a traffic accident in Delta County involving a semi truck and two passenger vehicles has died from injuries sustained in the crash. 73-year-old Barbara Swift of Escanaba died yesterday after being hospitalized at Marquette General Hospital since the accident last Wednesday night.  Swift’s […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Houghton County Sheriff Department says an Iowa man was injured in a weekend snowmobiling accident in Calumet Township. The accident happened around 9:30 a.m. Saturday near Swedetown on Osceola Road. Deputies say a pickup truck, driven by John Banovetz of Calumet was northbound on Osceola Road […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation plans to invest $44 million in the Upper Peninsula this year, including $41 million to repair 115 miles of state highways, and $3.3 million to repair nine bridges. The M-DOT Superior Region serves all 15 counties in the U.P. and it’s major […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers says he is disappointed in President Obama’s trip to the Middle East. The Michigan Republican told CBS News’ “Face the Nation” yesterday that Obama was too vague about America’s position on the violence in Syria. He said the president squandered a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Congress is now on Easter break, but not before approving a continuation budget for the current fiscal year last week, and two differing budgets for Fiscal 2014. Before leaving for a two-week break, the US House and Senate approved a plan to keep government operating until October […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm has confirmed that she will not run for U.S. Senate when Democrat Carl Levin of Detroit retires at the end of 2014. On Friday, Granholm, an instructor at the University of California Berkeley, thanked friends for all of the encouragement on the […]

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