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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Postal Service is honoring civil rights icon Rosa Parks today on what would have been her 100th birthday. The Postal Service is featuring a stamp with Parks’ likeness on it. Parks is credited as the catalyst in the civil rights movement in America for refusing […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The eight people who were arrested in December during protests at the state Capitol over right to work legislation have agreed to a plea deal that will allow them to avoid jail time. The six men and two women, all from southeast Michigan, plead guilty late Friday […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It appears that the effort by officials at the State Capitol to improve security will not include metal detectors. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, more than half of state capitols across the country use metal detectors. But State Senator John Pappageorge of downstate Oakland […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A commercial for Tide laundry detergent topped the competition in this year’s Michigan State University list of best Super Bowl ads. The Tide ad, in which a man gains fame after an image of Joe Montana appeared in a salsa stain on his football jersey, was the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – White-out conditions during the lake effect storm that spread across lower Michigan Thursday resulted in at least three multiple vehicle pileups, one of them deadly. A massive crash involving more than 30 vehicles on Interstate 75 in metro Detroit resulted in the deaths of one adult along […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police are reminding motorists to make the right call by designating a sober driver before kicking off their Super Bowl if the celebration includes alcohol. Officials say those who choose to drive drunk after watching the big game on Sunday could face serious penalties as nearly […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – With the winter season upon us, the City of Marquette is asking all residents to refrain from building tunnels or forts inside snow banks by the street. Snow banks near the road can be a dangerous area to play as plow drivers and snow removal crews may […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Commission held a special meeting yesterday discussing impacts from the decision to not construct County Road 595 in western Marquette County. Construction of the road was going to be funded by Rio Tinto for use by their trucks to haul materials and ore to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Excessive speed is believed to be a factor in a fatal snowmobile accident yesterday in Iron County. Authorities say the accident occurred at approximately 1 o’clock yesterday afternoon off of trail 18 on the DNR Road in Amasa. Few details have been released, but the victim has […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities responded to two separate snowmobile accidents in Keweenaw County yesterday. The first accident was reported just before noon on Trail No. 151, about a mile south of Eagle River in Houghton Township. The Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Department says 44-year-old Chad Geer of Logansport, Indiana, was following […]

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