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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Triple-A projects 43.4 million Americans are traveling 50 miles or more from home during this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, which marks a decrease of 1.5 percent from the 44 million people who traveled last year. This decrease falls just shy of last Thanksgiving’s four-year peak since the recession-driven […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – No longer would you see rusted out and unreadable license plates from Michigan under a bill sponsored by an Upper Michigan lawmaker signed into law yesterday by Governor Rick Snyder. The measure requires drivers to get a new license plate every ten years at a cost of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Owners of 2013 models of the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid will be receiving a recall notice soon. Ford Motor Company is recalling around 73-hundred of the vehicles to reprogram the powertrain control module. The company says the cars involved in the recall may not need to have the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident yesterday evening in Marquette Township. The accident happened around 5:15 last night on County Road 492 just east of the Morgan Meadows Road. A westbound car, driven by 48-year-old Trina Ruokola of Ishpeming went out control on […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –    Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 161-thousand 2013 Ford Escape SUVs worldwide because of a potential fire risk. Nearly 140-thousand of those are in the United States. The recall applies to the SUVs with one-point-six liter engines because of the possibility of overheating and underhood […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service in Negaunee has issued a Lake Effect Snow Advisory for heavy lake effect snow which is in effect from 7 pm this evening to 3 pm est Wednesday. Scattered lake effect snow showers will increase in coverage and intensity this evening as northwest […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Marquette County municipalities are currently seeking funding from a state program for various storm and wastewater projects. The cities of Marquette and Negaunee are looking for a portion of 97 million dollars in money for storm water, asset management and wastewater projects. The money comes from […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Cliffs Natural Resources has made a series of financial contributions to food banks in their operating locations around Marquette County. The company has made a totaling of $15,000 in contributions to provide meals to those in need. Food banks run by the Salvation Army in Ishpeming and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The average price of a gallon of gas rose seven cents in Michigan during the past week, according to Triple-A Michigan. The statewide average is now three-thirty-three per gallon. That’s still about 25-cents per gallon last than this time last year. ‘The lowest prices among markets surveyed […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education is looking for public input on their possible grade realignment plans. The board will soon be voting on whether to adopt a realignment proposal of K-5, 6-8, 9-12. Included in this proposal is the potential to reopen Graveraet as […]

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