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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s unemployment rate edged downward for the third consecutive month in November falling by two-tenths of a percentage point to 8.9 percent. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, the state’s labor force level recorded a reduction of 24,000 over the month as total […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, is currently in critical need of O-negative blood throughout Upper Peninsula. Blood Center officials say the need is high in all of their service areas of Escanaba, Hancock, Iron Mountain, Marquette and Sault Ste. Marie. In the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A 50-year old man was arrested in Wisconsin yesterday in connection with burglaries at the two Subway Restaurants in Escanaba. The suspect may have been involved in burglaries that focused on Subway Restaurants throughout the Midwest.  An undisclosed amount of money was taken from the safes at […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The number of reported cases of the flu in Michigan jumped this week, according to state health officials. The Michigan Department of Community Health reports 63 cases this week compared to just 34 cases one week ago. The majority of the flu cases are reported in the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Fire destroyed a home in Marquette County yesterday evening. The Chocolay Township, Negaunee Township, Sands Township and Marquette County 131 fire departments were all called out to 930 County Road 480 at 6:15 Tuesday evening. Arriving on scene, the home was engulfed in flames reaching 50 feet […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two suspects were arrested in Delta County in connection with a felonious assault investigation. At 1 p.m. Monday December 17, Michigan State Police from the Gladstone Post were dispatched after a 9-1-1 call was made in Wells Township about an injured man attempting to walk away form […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has vetoed legislation that would allow properly trained and licensed gun owners to carry concealed weapons into schools, churches and other places where they’re currently disallowed. The bill would have also banned gun owners from carrying their weapon openly in these areas, but Snyder […]

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Snyder on Re-Election

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder says he won’t wait until 2014 to make his intentions known concerning seeking re-election. Snyder has not announced whether he would seek another term in office, and while all indications are he will run for re-election there remains speculation that he may not decide […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an early-morning single vehicle rollover accident yesterday on County Road 480. The accident happened just before 1 a.m. just east of Seney Road when a westbound 2004 Honda CRV SUV, driven by 34-year-old Cora Longtine of Negaunee, went out of control […]

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