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South Marquette Traffic Accident Injures Two

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities responded to a two-vehicle crash this morning on US-41 in South Marquette near Marquette Branch prison. The accident happened around 8:00 a.m. when an SUV collided with a mini-van. The accident backed up northbound traffic for a short time as crews worked on the scene. The […]

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Marquette City Police Still Searching For Hit & Run Suspect

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are continuing to search for a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident Friday evening. Police say the accident happened Friday just after 6:00 p.m. at the intersection of W. Washington Street and US 41. The suspect vehicle struck another vehicle forcing it […]

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Detroit Lions Fire Head Coach Jim Schwartz

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Reports by ESPN today say that Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz has been fired. Schwartz had only one winning season during his five years with the Lions. The team was 7 and 9 this season, losing six out of its last seven games. In 2012, the […]

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United Steelworkers Locals Help Out Ishpeming

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The United Steelworkers Local Unions 4974 and 4950 have stepped up to help collect nearly $2000 for the Salvation army this Christmas. The unions collected $1,951 for the Ishpeming Salvation Army by participating in the Salvation Army’s red kettle drive. Kettles were placed at the Tilden Mine, […]

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Holiday Travel Reaches Peak

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Christmas/New Year’s travel period is officially underway, and according to a Triple-A Michigan survey 2.9 (M) million Michigan residents are travel 50 miles or more from home from now through New Year’s Day. The Auto Club says 92-percent of Michiganders in the survey will go by […]

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Power Outages Still Problem For Thousands Downstate

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – More than 260-thousand families and businesses remain without power after a storm system rolled through this weekend knocking out service to more than 482-thousand families and businesses. Consumers Energy reports outages include 185-thousand customers, and DTE Energy more than 78-thousand as of Monday night. Consumers Energy says […]

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Last Shopping Day Before Christmas Is Here

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This is it, the final day of the 2013 Christmas shopping season, and last minute gift buyers can expect the usual crowded stores. Tom Scott, of the Michigan Retailers Association, says retailers will do their best to accommodate those consumers, but again “patience” will be the rule […]

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State Police Warn Residents Of Job Scam

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Iron Mountain Post are warning residents about a scam involving job postings on the website Craigs List. Troopers say a person responded to a job posting on the site and was hired without an application, interview or a background check. The person was […]

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Marinette Marine To Continue Navy LCS Construction

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Funding for the construction of another Littoral Combat Ship at Marinette Marine has been included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill includes $1.8 billion for the ship construction. Marinette Marine, just across the state line from Menominee, Michigan, is one of […]

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Update On Alger County Fire That Injured Five

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Munising detachment say a fire destroyed a mobile home on Johnson Road in Van Meer around 1:30 yesterday morning. Five people, 30-year-old Gaylord McArthur, 24-year-old Barbara McGee, 6-year-old Brian McGee, 4-year-old Arianna McArthur and 3-year-old Alia McArthur, were injured in the fire. Troopers […]

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