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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township says yesterday’s total snowfall has set a total accumulation record for the first time in several years. Yesterday’s total snow of 2.3 inches has pushed seasonal snow total past 200 inches. This is the first time the season’s snow totals […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The battle continues in Lansing over wolves in the Upper Peninsula. First, the legislature approved a measure allowing the Natural Resources Commission to schedule a wolf hunting season, as residents of the U.P. say the resurgence of the wolf population has been enough to make the animals […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials say the Pure Michigan campaign had its biggest impact to date in 2012, attracting just under 4 million out-of-state visitors to the state, spending a record high of just over $1 billion at Michigan businesses. The numbers are being released today in a just-completed report […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A group that pushed for the repeal of Michigan’s mandatory motorcycle helmet law says increased education, police enforcement and penalties are key to lowering motorcycle fatalities. A recent study says there was 26 cases where a biker in Michigan who died, would have lived if they were […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A legislative committee in Lansing is considering a measure that would loosen current requirements in the state’s curriculum mandates. The legislation would eliminate the requirement of two credits in a foreign language, and would specify that the Algebra II requirement could be taken care of by instead […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for the central U.P. from 7 p.m. tonight to 2 a.m. Saturday. Heavy, wet snow will arrive tonight and continue through Friday evening. The heaviest snow will fall tonight into tomorrow morning. Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The State Senate Natural Resources, Environment and Great Lakes Committee has approved a measure allowing the Natural Resources Commission to add species to the game list and establish hunting seasons in the state. If Senate Bill 288 becomes law, it would allow the NRC to designate a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The trial is continuing for a 50-year-old Western Upper Peninsula man accused of murdering his elderly wife. Kenneth Peters of Bessemer is charged in Gogebic County Circuit Court with first and second degree murder and vulnerable abuse of an adult. 79-year-old Ethel Grzeena-Peters was reported missing on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Chrysler is recalling more than 200,000 vehicles. The Auburn Hills automaker reports potential airbag problems in about 120,000 Chrysler 300’s and Dodge Challenger and Charger sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years. Roughly 61,000 2008-model year Dodge Nitro and Jeep Liberty SUV’s reportedly could have drive […]

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