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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Senate Democrats are already at work trying to repeal the state’s new right-to-work laws. Senate Democrat Hoon Hopgood announced yesterday that he has submitted for introduction bills to repeal right-to-work laws. Hopgood says the people of Michigan were completely shut out of the legislative process with […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State wildlife officials say the 2012 hunting season saw only one fatality in the 15 incidents reported to the Department of Natural Resources, making it the safest season in the last five years. While there were three fewer incidents reported in 2011, there were five fatalities in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General Hospital, is in critical need of o-negative blood throughout Upper Peninsula. Blood Center officials say if you haven’t donated in the last 8 weeks, please take the time to give the gift of life.  In the Marquette […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A man involved in a Munising Township armed robbery was sentenced yesterday in Alger County District Court. 30-year-old Israel Velez of Chicago, Illinois was sentenced to 25 to 60 years in prison for his part in the home invasion and armed robbery of a man at his […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post say one woman was injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident on M-95 yesterday. Troopers say the 36-year-old Kingsford woman was southbound on M-95 yesterday afternoon near Republic when she lost control of her vehicle on an icy patch as she was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 108th District State Representative Ed McBroom has introduced legislation to modify the Michigan Merit Curriculum to allow for more options in career and vocational training for high school students. The Dickinson County Republican says the current one-size-fits-all state curriculum forces students on a path that may not […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – More details about a casino proposed in Lansing by the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians could be known within a month, according to reports. A federal judge in Grand Rapids says a ruling could be issued within thirty days.  The court action is a result […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Delta County have released an update of a fatal traffic accident that happened yesterday morning in Escanaba Township. According to the Delta County Sheriff’s Department, the accident happened around 8:45 yesterday morning on County Road 426, near D-12 road, about six miles south of Cornell. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting the discovery of a meth lab at an apartment complex in north Marquette. City police and detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team were called to 1950 Presque Isle after maintenance crew found what appeared to be a meth lab in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The cause of a structure fire yesterday in Forsyth Township has been determined. The fire in a trailer at 725 Old M-35 is being blamed on heat tape used to insulate pipes. Investigators say the tape shorted out, causing insulation in the structure to ignite. Firefighters were […]

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