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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new poll in Michigan says Republican U.S. Congressman Mike Rogers is the leading GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated next year by Democrat Carl Levin. The poll was conducted by Lansing-based Marketing Resource Group. It shows Rogers with 34 percent of the vote, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Monday is the last day to register to vote if you want to cast a ballot in the May 7 election. To register to vote, applicants must be at least 18 years old by Election Day and be U.S. citizens. Applicants must also be residents of Michigan […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – As the 2013 Great Lakes shipping season begins, a water level forecast says shippers should expect continued low water levels for the next six months. Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say while water levels are not expected to reach record lows, they are forecast […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union seeking to invalidate Michigan’s new right-to-work law over an alleged violation of the Open Meetings Act is moving forward. M-Live is reporting that an Ingham County Circuit Court Judge today denied the state’s motion to dismiss the case for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Marquette General Hospital have released an update on the progress made at the regional medical center since its September acquisition by Duke LifePoint. CEO Gary Muller says expectations have been greatly exceeded and a strategic plan for MGH includes a multi-category approach to measuring continued […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Iron Mountain Police responded to a reported stabbing yesterday evening. The call of the stabbing came just after 6 p.m. central-time yesterday from a residence on the west side of the city. Police say a 30-year-old male subject had been stabbed by a 31-year-old male subject. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A school administrator in the central Upper Peninsula is facing sexual misconduct charges. 35-year-old Benjamin David Franklin II, the principal of Munising Baptist Church and School, is accused of having a sexual relationship with a female student between the ages of 16 and 18 years old. He […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Community Health has finalized two Public Health Assessment reports for the Torch Lake Superfund site and surrounding areas in the Western Upper Peninsula, specifically Houghton and Keweenaw counties. One report concludes that many physical hazards are present at places where former copper mining […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It looks like all three Detroit car makers outperformed the market, as car sales numbers come in strong for March. General Motors and Ford posted sales increases of six percent, with Chrysler sales up five percent. The industry as a whole appears to be on track to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three major Wall Street credit rating agencies have given the State of Michigan a “thumbs up” for it’s economic progress. Fitch Ratings has upgraded Michigan’s general obligation credit rating to AA, the first time Fitch has rated Michigan above AA since January 2007. Also, Standard and Poor’s […]

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