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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are reporting the arrest of a Marquette man on Criminal Sexual Conduct charges. 25-year-old Charles Deangelo Rogers was arrested Friday on a felony charge of 3rd Degree C-S-C in connection with an alleged incident at his residence in the early morning hours of Sunday, […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lundin Mining Company has secured the money it needs to complete the Eagle Mine project in western Marquette County. Toronto, Ontario-based Lundin says it has restructured a line of credit to allow for as much as 600-million dollars in total debt on the mine. The company says […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s unemployment rate increased in August for the third consecutive month. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget says the state’s jobless rate last month edged upward by two-tenths of a percentage point to nine percent. Michigan’s jobless rate in August was the highest recorded in […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette General Hospital and Duke LifePoint Healthcare have announced plans to construct a new hospital replacing the current facility on College Avenue in Marquette. MGH CEO Gary Muller says many details need to be worked out, but the decision has been made to proceed with building a […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson says a Senate Resolution honoring Coach Carl “Buck” Nystrom was adopted by the Michigan Senate this week. Casperson, who sponsored the resolution, said it honors Nystrom, a native and resident of Marquette, for his distinguished accomplishments in athletics, teaching, coaching and community service. […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson and State Representative John Kivela have announced bills to amend a controversial property tax law that they say has resulted in the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars by Michigan communities. Senator Casperson called into the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The arraignment for the man accused of killing a Michigan State Police trooper earlier this week was delayed because he is still hospitalized with a gunshot suffered in the shootout with police. Authorities have said 19-year-old Eric Knysz will be charged with murdering a peace officer, felony […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  State Representative John Kivela and State Senator Tom Casperson announced bills this week to amend a controversial property tax law that they say has resulted in the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars by Michigan communities. The measures address large retailers, commonly referred to as “big […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s Senior U.S. senator Carl Levin says the latest development that Russia has proposed that Syria place its chemical weapons under international control and abide by the terms of the Chemical Weapons Convention has him cautiously optimistic. Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, says it’s […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A state trooper is dead of gunshot wounds suffered during a traffic stop last night in downstate Mason County.  The Michigan State Police say Trooper Paul Butterfield died late last night during emergency surgery. Authorities say yesterday evening, around 6:20, in Mason County’s Sherman Township, an unidentified […]

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