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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s jobless rate appears to be holding steady.  Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in both September and October was nine percent, matching the August 2013 rate, according to data from the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. The state’s unemployment rate in October was one and […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Great Lakes water levels are up sharply this year thanks to heavy rain and snow, but scientists say that doesn’t signal an end to low water levels that have plagued the system since the late 1990’s. Earlier this year Lakes Huron and Michigan were at their lowest […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Lundin Foundation, Eagle Mine and Northern Initiatives have announced a new program intended to benefit area entrepreneurs. The Eagle Emerging Entrepreneurs Fund is designed to enhance the accessibility and affordability of loans and technical assistance to micro- and small enterprises in Marquette County. The Fund will […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities believe the remains of a child of a missing Texas family who turned up in Delta County have been located. Media reports in El Paso Texas say the body of 5-month old Jackson Farrey was found near a town in New Mexico yesterday. Police are not […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s moose population is growing, but at a slower rate than usual and warmer temperatures may to be blame. Reports say that the moose population in the Upper Peninsula had been growing about ten percent each year from 1997 to 2007. But since then, the rate of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Republican incumbent Governor Rick Snyder continues to hold a sizable lead over his presumptive Democratic opponent, Mark Schauer, according to a new poll. The survey, conducted by Denno Research, shows Snyder at 44.5-percent support to Schauer’s 31-percent. In July, a poll by Denno Research had Snyder leading […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Highland Copper Company Incorporated has entered into a binding letter agreement with Copper Range Company to acquire all rights, title and interest in the White Pine copper project in the western U.P. The project includes a number of mineral rights and surface rights covering an area of […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan State Police are warning residents of a phone and text message scam making it’s way around Northern Michigan. The scam involves contacting credit union members via call or text with a number for the victim to call back. When they do, they are asked to give […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  An Alger County woman has won the Pure Michigan “Michigan Moments” Photo Contest. Carla White, of Christmas, took the winning photograph of a sunset over Lake Superior, just west of Bay Furnace Park in Christmas. The photo will be featured in the 2014 Pure Michigan Travel Guide […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  A Northern Michigan University graduate and current teacher in Alaska is one of fifteen of the best and brightest educators in America who are competing this week on the TV show “Jeopardy!”. Mary Beth Hammerstrom is currently a contestant in the “Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament”. Her semifinal will […]

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