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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson says two steel mills are being talked about for the U.P. and one may be in Escanaba. Casperson says the reason steel mills might be considered in the U.P. may have more to do with producing power than processing iron ore. New technology […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The state of Michigan will be well represented this weekend in Atlanta at the NCAA men’s basketball Final Four. Not only will the University of Michigan be playing, but they and the other three teams will be playing on a floor built in the Upper Peninsula. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Charges have been filed in the case of a reported stabbing Monday evening in Iron Mountain. The stabbing was reported just after 6 p.m. central time at a residence on the west side of the city. 31-year-old Erich John Lindlbauer of Iron Mountain was charged in the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police say a 54-year-old Illinois man was ticketed after his vehicle hit the outside of the Family Video store on West Washington Street. Police say the man told them he hit the gas pedal instead of the brake on his vehicle by accident.  The incident […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Environmental Quality is currently mulling over a set of 13 permits submitted by Calgary, Alberta-based energy company Encana that would authorize the withdrawal of over 300 million gallons of water for use in the hydraulic fracturing process. If the DEQ approves the permit applications, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new poll in Michigan says Republican U.S. Congressman Mike Rogers is the leading GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated next year by Democrat Carl Levin. The poll was conducted by Lansing-based Marketing Resource Group. It shows Rogers with 34 percent of the vote, […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Monday is the last day to register to vote if you want to cast a ballot in the May 7 election. To register to vote, applicants must be at least 18 years old by Election Day and be U.S. citizens. Applicants must also be residents of Michigan […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – As the 2013 Great Lakes shipping season begins, a water level forecast says shippers should expect continued low water levels for the next six months. Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say while water levels are not expected to reach record lows, they are forecast […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union seeking to invalidate Michigan’s new right-to-work law over an alleged violation of the Open Meetings Act is moving forward. M-Live is reporting that an Ingham County Circuit Court Judge today denied the state’s motion to dismiss the case for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Officials with Marquette General Hospital have released an update on the progress made at the regional medical center since its September acquisition by Duke LifePoint. CEO Gary Muller says expectations have been greatly exceeded and a strategic plan for MGH includes a multi-category approach to measuring continued […]

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