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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This is National Influenza Vaccination Week and the Michigan Department of Community Health is recommending that everyone in Michigan 6 months and older get a flu shot. Health officials say national estimates show roughly 42 percent of people over the age of six months got a flu […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police are looking for an Upper Peninsula couple accused of passing bad checks in the Calumet area. 32-year-old Christina Gagnon of Calumet and 40-year old Raymond Ojala Junior of Hubbell are being sought for questioning in the ongoing criminal investigation. The two were last seen on […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police say two people have been arrested after several businesses in downtown Escanaba were vandalized with spray paint Monday night. According to reports, a male and female, both from Escanaba, were scheduled to be arraigned in Delta County District Court for malicious damage of property. Businesses that […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Plans for a copper and silver mine in the western Upper Peninsula have been revised. The Department of Environmental Quality announced that Orvana Minerals has withdrawn and resubmitted its application for a wetlands, inland lakes and streams permit needed to construct the Copperwood Mine north of Wakefield […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder seems to be softening on his position concerning right-to-work legislation. The governor had previously said he would rather not deal with the issue at this point, but yesterday said right-to-work legislation is (quote) “on the agenda for thoughtful discussion,” but he would not say […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – As Governor Snyder and legislative leaders discuss the possibility of right-to-work legislation, a new poll shows most voters support making Michigan a right-to-work state. The poll conducted by East-Lansing based Mitchell Research & Communication found that 51 percent of Michigan residents support a right-to-work law while 41 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post have released an update on the investigation into a fatal structure fire that happened last Thursday in Marquette Township. According to a statement released this morning, investigators have determined the fire to be accidental and it originated in the kitchen area. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies are continuing their investigation into the break-in of Fran’s Service station in Palmer last month. Deputies have been working with the Dickinson County and the Marinette County Sheriff’s Offices on possible connections to the break-in. Authorities in Marinette County, WI are investigating the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Health officials say the flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years – and it could be a bad one. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say this year’s flu season is the earliest since 2003-04 and that was considered […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Supporters of legislation to ban cellphone use by teen drivers with graduated driver’s licenses are calling on the Michigan House to pass the legislation before the end of the year. State legislators, public safety officials and students joined the mother of an accident victim yesterday to urge […]

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