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Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th district State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced legislation repealing a requirement that gun owners always have their weapons secured inside a case when they are transporting them inside a car or in the trunk. The Calumet Democrat says his bills would only apply to transporting unloaded […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek is opposing a proposal by the Canadian government to bury nuclear waste near Lake Huron. A Canadian Joint Review Panel this week recommended a proposal that would place a permanent underground nuclear waste storage facility less than a half a mile from Lake […]

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three suspects were arraigned today in connection with a triple murder case in Schoolcraft County. 45-year-old Kenneth Brunke and 46-year-old Garry Cordell, both of Manistique, were each charged in 93rd District Court of three counts of open murder, three counts of conspiracy to commit open murder, three […]

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Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Reports this afternoon of a lockdown at Manistique High School following an undisclosed incident. According reports, students from the high school were evacuated to the Emerald Elementary school. Manistique Public Safety officers were called out to the high school just after noon, but no official details have […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Protestors of an international trade deal currently under consideration in Washington, D.C. rallied in front of Congressman Dan Benishek’s downtown Marquette office yesterday afternoon. Members of the U.P. Regional Labor Federation are against the proposed Trans–Pacific Partnership. The measure is intended to increase economic relations between U.S. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Michigan lawmaker says voters sent a clear message with the vote on Proposal 1 this week. 110th District State Representative Scott Dianda says the vote showed residents want legislators to do their jobs and make a plan to get the state’s roads fixed. The Calumet […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System – Marquette, is currently in a critical need of O-negative, A-negative and B-negative blood types throughout the Upper Peninsula. The need is highest in the Marquette, Escanaba, Hancock and Sault Ste. Marie areas. All blood donated […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan voters gave a resounding “no” to Proposal 1 yesterday. The measure to increase the sales tax a penny was designed to help raise $1.2 billion for roads. Nearly 80-percent of voters across the state voted “no” compared to just over 20 percent that said “yes”. Experts […]

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Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is underway into the cause of a fire last night at a vacant home in Escanaba. The fire was reported around 10:20 p.m. at 212 N. 12th Street. Authorities arriving on scene reported the fire was spreading along the outside wall of the structure in […]

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Ishpeming Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a suspicious incident last night at the Aspen Ridge Elementary School in Ishpeming Township. They were called to the school around 7:40 p.m. by school staff when custodians found a note in a classroom computer lab that read “RIP, those […]

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