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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – More people in Michigan are getting the flu. The latest information from the Michigan Department of Community Health released Friday shows 445 confirmed cases of the flu. That’s more than 100 more cases than a week ago. The health department says there is “widespread” flu activity in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Board of State Canvassers has approved a petition form submitted by a group that wants to ask voters to block a gray wolf hunt in the state. The group “Keep Michigan Wolves Protected” is seeking to gather 225,000 signatures of Michigan voters by late March in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Closing arguments are expected today in the trial of a man charged in connection with an armed robbery and home invasion in Alger County. The trial of 35-year-old Ruben Joseph Rodriguez of Elmwood Park, Illinois is continuing in Alger County Circuit Court.  He is one of four […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University in Marquette has released an update on the investigation into the death of a freshman student on campus last fall. According to a statement released this morning, accidental drowning has been cited as the cause of death of 18-year-old redshirt soccer player Arianna Alioto […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has signed an executive order combining two agencies into a new Department of Insurance and Financial Services. The office will take on the duties currently handled by the Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation and the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Snyder says […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senate Republicans have introduced legislation designed to exempt Michigan-made firearms that stay within the state from federal regulation. The measure was introduced Wednesday, the same day President Barack Obama called on Congress to reinstate bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines and to pass […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Water levels reached record lows in lakes Michigan and Huron in December. According to figures from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lake Michigan/Huron’s monthly mean level for December was 576.15 feet, which was 3 inches lower than November’s level and 17 inches below its level in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – In his third State of the State address, delivered last night, Governor Rick Snyder called for more funding for Michigan’s roads, no-reason absentee voting and reforms to no-fault insurance. The governor says lawmakers need to find a way to raise $1.2 billion for Michigan roads, noting that […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder’s administration has sent a letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, saying a gas station proposed by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community in Marquette Township could be “unlawful.” In the letter, the Governor’s office says such a station, if its land were put into […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities have released the name of the Iron Mountain man who died when a fire swept through his home Wednesday morning. Police Chief Pete Flaminio says 66-year old Robert Louis Davis was alone in the house at the time. Police responding to reports of a strange odor […]

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