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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Drivers of many new cars will have better taillights, thanks to a partnership between Michigan Tech students and 3M. MTU’s Consumer Products Manufacturing and Blue Marble Security Enterprise, teams of students that take on challenges faced by industry, spent four years testing 3M’s Uniform Lighting Lens, by […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police are encouraging people who take part in gatherings where alcohol will be served this holiday season to not drink and drive. During last year’s Christmas holiday period, there were eight traffic fatalities reported by the Michigan State Police. Of the eight fatal crashes, four […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Triple A of Michigan says an estimated 2.9 million Michigan residents are traveling 50 miles or more from home over this Christmas holiday. The numbers show a slight increase over last year and come from Triple A’s latest travel survey. Nationwide, Triple A says 93.3 million Americans […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Unemployed workers in Michigan can still claim their jobless benefits even though state offices are closed for Christmas and will be closed again next week for the New Year’s holiday. The Unemployment Insurance Agency says Michigan’s automated response voice interactive network, known as MARVIN, will be available […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian accident last night that claimed the life of one person. Officers were called out to the intersection of the US-41 bypass and Grove Street just after 8:15 p.m. According to a statement from the Marquette Police Department, a person was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Procrastinators are now truly down to the last minute, with just today to finish their Christmas shopping before the big day tomorrow. Retailers are ready and willing to accommodate consumers with special sales, discounts and other bargains, but the clock is ticking. Tom Scott, of the Michigan […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is inviting all interested community members to help with the future of one of the city’s most popular parks. The city is encouraging community involvement in the land use planning process for Tourist Park.  The plan will address all aspects of the public […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation has released a new YouTube video on distracted driving. The educational video, titled “Distracted driver crashes and goes to jail,” shows some of the consequences motorists can face if they engage in dangerous distracted driving behavior. You can see it on M-DOT’s […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – If you are tired of cooking Christmas dinner, or just do not feel like the hassle this year, the Superiorland Kiwanis is sponsoring a FREE community Christmas dinner. On Christmas Day 12-1 p.m., at Marquette’s Salvation Army, 1009 Baraga St. Everybody is welcome. For reservations, meal delivery, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan man has been sentenced in federal court in Marquette to 18 months in federal prison for conspiracy to manufacture marijuana. In addition to the prison time, 62-year-old Daryl David Houghton of Naubinway was ordered to serve four years of court supervision following his release […]

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