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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to an early-morning traffic accident this morning in Alger County. The single-vehicle accident was called in around 2:40 a.m. on H-15 near Shingleton in Munising Township. Troopers arriving on the scene found the the vehicle, a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier, fully […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula lawmaker wants gun manufacturers to move their operations into Michigan. State Senator Tom Casperson has introduced legislation that would set up Arms Related Manufacturing zones across the state. It would offer tax incentives to attract firearms-makers to Michigan, similar to other efforts that targeted […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A coalition opposing wolf hunting in Michigan is launching a second petition drive aimed at banning the practice. An earlier try by the coalition, which is supported by the Humane Society of the United States, was stopped by the Michigan Legislature which approved a bill that effectively […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new study says Michigan’s state highway system is 30th in the nation in overall highway performance and efficiency. The latest Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation, found the state improved from it’s ranking of 35th in the previous report. Michigan ranks 9th in fatality rate, 21st […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A spending bill addressing harbor maintenance at Great Lakes harbors has passed a key committee hurdle in Washington, D.C. The energy and water appropriations bill was approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee and sent to the full Senate for consideration. The measure includes $140 million more in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The price of gas in Michigan continues it’s decline. According to AAA, the nearly 1.4 million Michigan motorists traveling on vacation 50 miles or more from home this July 4th holiday will find the state’s average gas price down 19.7 cents this week, and down 80 cents […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Drunk drivers will be red, white and busted this Fourth of July because law enforcement officers from 156 agencies in 26 Michigan counties started putting extra officers out on the road yesterday as part of a statewide drunk driving crackdown. The one-week “Drive Sober or Get Pulled […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The U.S. Coast Guard is reporting the sinking of a tug boat yesterday near Sault Ste. Marie. Reports say the tug boat, Hammond Bay, was carrying 200 gallons of diesel fuel and 15 gallons of oil when it sank in the St. Mary’s River. The tug was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A two-vehicle accident in Iron Mountain injured two people yesterday afternoon. Authorities say the accident happened just after 2 p.m Central Time on US-2 near Ridgeview Drive when vehicle driven by a 53-year-old Norway woman pulled out of a private road onto US-2 and was broadsided by […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a major highway resurfacing project today in the south eastern U.P. M-DOT is resurfacing 9.8 miles of US-2 from east of Gulliver to east of the M-77 intersection. Officials say this work will require lane closures under flag control, and […]

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