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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – M-DOT has started a major road resurfacing project today in the Keweenaw. The project is resurfacing 12 miles of M-203, from US-41 to north of Bear Lake Road, and M-26 from the Osceola Township line to north of Hubbell. M-DOT says this project will require lane closures […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Mackinac Bridge was re-opened early this morning after a semi tractor trailer tipped over while crossing the bridge last night. Reports say the truck was northbound on the bridge when it left the roadway around 9 p.m. and came to a rest against the guardrail and […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The city of Detroit has filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. The city, which is mired in debt according to estimates by Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, filed for Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy protection yesterday. Governor Rick Snyder authorized Orr to file for bankruptcy […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A four-stage street reconstruction project is underway today in the City of Marquette. Cedar Street from Ridge Street to Arch Street is closed to allow for the reconstruction of the street and underground utilities. Ridge Street will be open during this phase and Arch Street will be […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –The Michigan Department of Transportation is starting a major road resurfacing project in the Copper Country on Monday. The project will be resurfacing 12 miles of M-203, from US-41 to north of Bear Lake Road, and M-26 from the Osceola Township line to north of Hubbell. M-DOT says […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says the temporary closure of a boat launch area in Marquette County scheduled for early next month will not be happening. The DNR says the planned closure of the Van Riper State Park boating access site, originally scheduled for August 5 to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State Senate committee could take up a specific Medicaid expansion proposal as early as next week. Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville announced yesterday that he believes they can start taking public testimony on it before the end of the month. Supporters of the expansion say, however, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in June increased over the month by three-tenths of a percentage point to 8.7 percent, according to state officials. According to the data released by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, the state’s labor force rose by 21,000 in June […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Dr. David Rayome has been named interim dean of Northern Michigan University’s College of Business. The appointment was announced this week by NMU Provost Paul Lang. Rayome joined the NMU faculty in 1991 and was named the college’s outstanding teacher in 2002. He most recently held the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new survey shows Northern Michigan University has the largest minority graduation rate gap of the state’s 15 public universities. According to the report released Wednesday by the Education Trust, Michigan’s universities all continue to have lower graduation rates for minority students than white students. The report, […]

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