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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Some in Michigan have viewed Governor Rick Snyder as a moderate or centrist, but a new poll seems to say otherwise. The survey, conducted by Lansing-based Denno Research for Lambert, Edwards and Associates, shows 53 percent saying the Governor either leans right or is on the hard […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan is one step closer to having the authority to use a $30.6 million federal grant for its health exchange under the Affordable Care Act. The House Appropriations Committee this morning voted 24-3 in favor of a supplemental appropriations bill for federal funds to help implement a […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A second new copper and silver mine is slated to open in the western Upper Peninsula. The Department of Environmental Quality has approved the final permits for the proposed Orvana Corporation Copperwood copper and silver mine. The department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency required some additional […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing into the case of a high school student in the Western Upper Peninsula who has been removed from school for making a gun-related threat on Facebook against other students. State Police say a 16-year-old boy at the Wakefield-Marenisco School was removed from the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State House Committee in Lansing has overwhelmingly approved a pair of bills designed to discourage people from trying to return out-of-state bottles for deposit money in Michigan. The bills follow complaints from retailers, especially those in border areas where out-of-state residents have tried to return their […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Voters headed to the polls yesterday on areas around Upper Michigan to decide a series of school millage and bond proposals and other requests.  Here are some results: MARQUETTE COUNTY Forsyth Township Ambulance Millage – A .4965 mill renewal for 5 years to continue operation of the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s newest millionaire will be revealed this week. A news conference is planned at the Michigan Lottery’s headquarters in Lansing tomorrow to introduce the holder of a Mega Millions ticket that was purchased in Upper Michigan that’s worth $19 million. Lottery officials said earlier that the only […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Community Foundation has announced that Gail Anthony has accepted the position of Chief Operating Officer. She will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the foundation and work with the foundation’s Board of Trustees and donors. Gail was raised in the Keweenaw, and holds […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation by the federal government into engine problems with Ford Motor Company vehicles has been expanded. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a preliminary investigation of 2009 to 2011 model year Ford Escape, Ford Fusion, Mercury Mariner, and Mercury Milan vehicles. The government has […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It didn’t take long for gas prices to shoot back up in Michigan. Just as Triple A Michigan reported on Monday that the statewide average dipped almost 8 cents a gallon, by the end of the day it rose more than six cents to just under $3.90. […]

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