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MQT Blood Center in Critical Need of Donors

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center in Marquette is currently in a critical need of all types of blood. If you haven’t donated in the last 8 weeks, please take the time to give the “gift of life.” U.P. Regional Blood Center in Marquette is located at 427 […]

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Mich Unemployment Rises

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates rose in 14 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in May, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. Total employment and labor force levels increased seasonally in all 17 regions over the month but unemployment increases throughout much of […]

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Escanaba Couple Plead Guilty to Torture and Child Abuse

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula woman and her boyfriend have admitted torturing her teenage son for four years. Susan Bardo, 46, of Escanaba pleaded guilty Thursday to torture and first-degree child abuse in Delta County Circuit Court.  Bardo’s boyfriend, Carl Pellinen, 47, pleaded guilty to abusing her son and […]

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Fire Destroys Ishpeming Out-building

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ishpeming Firefighters responded to an out building fire at 257 Hill Street in the City of Ishpeming around 5:45 p.m. yesterday. Upon arrival, Firefighters found the out building behind the four-apartment building fully engulfed in flames. Neighbors reported seeing lightning strike a tree next to the out […]

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Ten Unclaimed Michigan Lottery Prizes

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Lottery says ten top prizes have yet to be claimed from drawings earlier this year, so players should check their tickets. Games with outstanding prizes include Mega Millions, Powerball, Fantasy 5 and The Jack. Prizes range from $50,000 to $250,000. Lottery officials say if these […]

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U.P. Soldier Remains Identified Over 40 Years Later

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Nearly 43 years after a northern Michigan soldier was thought to have died in the Vietnam War, his remains have been identified. Army specialist John Burgess, 21, of Kingsley was killed on June 30, 1970 when his helicopter was shot down near the Cambodian/South Vietnam border. Three […]

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Snyder Responds Positively to Medicaid Work Group

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder says the creation of the Healthy Michigan Medicaid work group in the state Senate it a positive move.  Snyder says the establishment of the work group is good progress. The Governor says  he appreciates Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville’s efforts to keep the issue […]

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Senate Work Group to be Created to Address Medicaid Expansion

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville has announced the Medicaid work group that he said he would create after majority Senate Republicans did not take a vote on a House-passed bill to expand Medicaid eligibility. The work group is to be headed by Senator Roger Kahn of […]

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Road Closures in Downtown Marquette

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Washington Street in downtown Marquette from Garfield to Seymour, and Lincoln Avenue from Bluff to Washington remain closed to thru traffic. The closures are in effect to allow for construction of sewer and water utilities associated with the development on the site of the former Sara Lee […]

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Marquette City Tax Bills to Arrive Tomorrow

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Summer tax bills totaling approximately $30 million will be mailed to Marquette City property owners tomorrow. The due date for payment of City summer taxes was changed from August 4th to September 14th as a result of voter approval of the new City Charter last November. Tax […]

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