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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Lottery says ten top prizes have yet to be claimed from drawings earlier this year, so players should check their tickets. Games with outstanding prizes include Mega Millions, Powerball, Fantasy 5 and The Jack. Prizes range from $50,000 to $250,000. Lottery officials say if these […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Nearly 43 years after a northern Michigan soldier was thought to have died in the Vietnam War, his remains have been identified. Army specialist John Burgess, 21, of Kingsley was killed on June 30, 1970 when his helicopter was shot down near the Cambodian/South Vietnam border. Three […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder says the creation of the Healthy Michigan Medicaid work group in the state Senate it a positive move.  Snyder says the establishment of the work group is good progress. The Governor says  he appreciates Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville’s efforts to keep the issue […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville has announced the Medicaid work group that he said he would create after majority Senate Republicans did not take a vote on a House-passed bill to expand Medicaid eligibility. The work group is to be headed by Senator Roger Kahn of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Washington Street in downtown Marquette from Garfield to Seymour, and Lincoln Avenue from Bluff to Washington remain closed to thru traffic. The closures are in effect to allow for construction of sewer and water utilities associated with the development on the site of the former Sara Lee […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Summer tax bills totaling approximately $30 million will be mailed to Marquette City property owners tomorrow. The due date for payment of City summer taxes was changed from August 4th to September 14th as a result of voter approval of the new City Charter last November. Tax […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A group of Great Lakes senators has introduced bipartisan legislation to authorize programs to protect the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act would address invasive species, speed cleanup of contaminated sediments, protect fragile Great Lakes habitat and improve water quality for the more […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Proponents of same-sex marriage are celebrating a pair of rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court in their favor. In two 5-4 decisions, the high court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and a challenge involving California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. Susan Horowitz, an activist […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan charter schools are among the top performers in the nation, according to a new report. The study by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University shows that Michigan charter schools averaged in the top half of charter schools in 25 states for both […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – For the first time in five years, an American brand vehicle has topped the Cars.com annual “Most American” list. Ford’s F-150 regained the honor, dethroning the Toyota Camry, which topped the list for the last four years. Cars.com Editor-In-Chief Patrick Olsen says Ford’s top ranking is a […]

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