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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates increased in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in June. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels rose in most regions last month as summer and seasonal hiring continued.  The Ann Arbor […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Four Upper Peninsula counties have been added to the list of counties considered disaster areas by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Dickinson, Gogebic, Iron and Menominee counties are included in the latest announcement from the USDA. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow says they’re considered contiguous disaster areas, with […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A federal judge in Grand Rapids has rejected the Huron Mountain Club’s request for an injunction to immediately halt work at a new nickel and copper mine in Marquette County. U.S. District Judge Robert Holmes Bell issued his decision Wednesday after hearing arguments last month.  The club […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A series of streets are closed down today in Downtown Marquette for the annual Blueberry Festival. South Front Street from Spring Street to Washington Street and West Washington Street from Front Street to Third Street will be closed. Additionally, Main Street between Third Street and Front Street […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ford Motor Company is recalling nearly 485,000 older model Escapes and Mariners to fix sticking gas pedals that could cause a crash. The affected vehicles are from the 2001 through 2004 model years, equipped with V-6 engines and cruise control.  The Dearborn-based company says there is inadequate […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Gas prices in Michigan keep creeping higher this week and now there is word of what is to blame. Gasbuddy.com analysts say a glitch at the largest refinery in the Great Lakes region is likely causing the prices to go up when wholesale and oil prices have […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The city of Marquette is reminding motorists that a series of streets are being closed down tomorrow in the downtown area for the annual Blueberry Festival. From 7:00 am. until 9:00 p.m., South Front Street from Spring Street to Washington Street and West Washington Street from Front […]

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MARQUETTE, MI _(Great Lakes Radio News) – M-DOT has announced some changes to a road reconstruction project in Schoolcraft County. The project in Manistique resurfacing of M-94 from Fifth Street to Chippewa Avenue, with replacement of city water and sanitary sewer. Construction on the project started May 1st. During the second phase of the detour, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources is reporting second-quarter results for the year. Revenues decreased 10% for the second quarter to $1.6 billion, from $1.8 billion in the same quarter last year. The decrease was primarily driven by lower prices for the products the Company sells. Lower revenues and increased […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The deadline for the city of Lansing to sell the land for a proposed new casino to the Sault Ste. Marie tribe of Chippewa Indians has been extended by 90 days to November 1. Mayor Virg Bernero, tribal officials and representatives of the tribe’s hired developer say […]

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