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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police arrested eight people on Wednesday after they refused to leave Governor Rick Snyder’s Marquette office. Authorities say ten people met with the office director who answered their questions for about two hours and then told them that the office would be closed at 5 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Republican-led state House yesterday, over the objections of minority Democrats, passed new Emergency Manager legislation. Under the plan that passed on a party-line vote, struggling local governments would have four options to get out of financial distress: emergency management; a consent agreement; mediation; or Chapter 9 […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Senate yesterday passed controversial abortion bills. Under the legislation, doctors would be required to determine if a woman was coerced into having an abortion, abortion clinics would have to be licensed and it would require that fetuses be disposed of in the same way as […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Alger County are reporting a two-vehicle accident this morning that claimed the life of one person. The accident happened around 7:30 this morning on M-28 near the Holiday Inn Express Hotel just west of Munising. The stretch of roadway is commonly referred to as Forest […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police responded to an early morning shooting incident in the city. Officers were called to 518 Fisher Street around 5:30 a.m. on a report of a female who was the victim of a gunshot. The woman, who’s name has not been released, was taken to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder yesterday signed legislation making Michigan the 24th “right-to-work” state in the nation. Snyder signed the bills less than five hours after the Michigan House gave final approval to the legislation, which prohibits requirements that workers pay a fee that would go to a union […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan House has given final approval to a measure making Michigan a so-called “right to work” state, which prohibits requirements that workers pay a fee that would go to a union as a condition of employment. The first bill in the package, which affects public employees, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan House has given final approval to a measure making Michigan a so-called “right to work” state.  The votes came as thousands of demonstrators flooded the Capitol building, and the east lawn of the Capitol. Governor Rick Snyder has promised to sign the legislation into law. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Union demonstrators have assembled at the Capitol in Lansing today to protest of right-to-work legislation that will come up for a vote in the House. About 8:30 a.m., tensions started to build between supporters of the legislation to bar mandatory compensation to unions from employees who work […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder says legislation that would make Michigan the nation’s 24th right-to-work state is all about freedom of choice for workers and bringing new jobs to the state. The House is expected to pass two bills, one for the public sector and one for the private […]

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