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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan House has approved an 11-bill package that would provide $195 million to help Detroit transition out of bankruptcy and require oversight of the city’s finances. The Republican-led chamber approved the legislation on a bipartisan vote, adding the state’s money to  $466 million committed by several […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The word Yooper has now been added to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, but it’s not without a problem. The word, which is defined as the term for a native of or longtime resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan was among approximately 150 words added to the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Negaunee is gearing up for the sixth season of the Jackson Mine Farmers and Crafters market. The market will feature a combination of fresh locally grown produce and produced goods along with crafted and unique items. The market will be open Wednesdays from 4:30 […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The Marquette Food Co-op will open the doors of their new store this Thursday at 8:00 a.m. Co-op officials say planning for expansion first began two years ago, and now, after six months of construction, they are leaving their Baraga Avenue location for 502 W. Washington Street. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Senior U.S. Senator has responded to accusations from a conservative political watchdog group that he was involved in the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups. The group Judicial Watch showed that Democratic Senator Carl Levin pressured the IRS to target the conservative groups for additional […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Thomas Theatre Group opened their new Marquette Cinema to the public today. The facility is a 10-screen multi-plex located on Commerce Drive in Marquette Township. The complex has 9 theaters featuring stadium style seating with leather high back chairs and all-digital projection and sound. The complex also […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming Volunteer Fire Department will be receiving a Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant. The grant amount is for a total of $25,276. The 2013 FEMA AFG Grant requires a local match of 5% of the overall cost of the project. The local 5% […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed a petition for additional civil subpoenas in the investigation into price gouging and other questionable business practices related to high propane costs this winter. The petition, filed recently in Marquette County Circuit Court, ordered AmeriGas, the nation’s largest residential supplier […]

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Marquette, MI- (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three Upper Michigan residents have been sentenced to federal prison for distributing two types of drugs commonly known as bath salts. 56-year-old Scott Bernard Will of Mass City was sentenced to 11 ½ years in federal prison. A federal jury in Marquette found will guilty last December of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police in Menominee are currently investigating the death of a Menominee woman, whose body was found on the shore of Green Bay yesterday afternoon. The woman has been identified as 55-year-old Bonnie Ruleau. Authorities discovered her body along the shore near her home at just after noon […]

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