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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder met with small-business owners in Houghton this morning, continuing his statewide discussion with residents and job providers about the benefits of the Healthy Michigan legislation. The plan, as passed in the State House, would provide health insurance coverage to nearly half-a-million low-income Michigan residents. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. says President and CEO Joseph Carrabba will be stepping down by the end of this year. James Kirsch, who currently serves on Cliffs’ Board as lead director, has been elected non-executive chair of the Board, effectively immediately, replacing Carrabba. Carrabba says he will […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies are continuing their investigation into a car-semi accident that happened yesterday in Negaunee Township. The accident happened yesterday around 4:30 p.m. on US-41 near Pond Road when a 2002 Ford Taurus, driven by 31-year-old Ryan Rogers of Negaunee rear-ended a semi-tractor trailer owned […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder brought his “Healthy Michigan” campaign for expanded Medicaid coverage in the state to Marquette today. Snyder met this morning with officials at Marquette General Hospital as part of a statewide push for legislation passed in the State House expanding eligibility for government-provided health insurance […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson is responding to Governor Rick Snyder’s comments made today in Marquette calling on the senate to pass the Medicaid expansion proposal. The Delta County Republican says that he feels the Governor is moving in the right direction with health care access for low-income […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Republican National Committee woman and former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land has filed the paperwork needed to run for the U.S. Senate in 2014. Land is the first Republican to enter the race to succeed retiring Democratic U.S. Senator Carl Levin. During a stop today in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State Police report says there were more fatal crashes in 2012 than the year before with a larger percentage of those involving drugs or alcohol. The annual Drunk Driving Audit showed there were 870 fatal crashes in 2012, up from 834 in the 2011 audit. Of […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Overnight lane closures will be occurring on Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock this week. M-DOT says the lane closures will be needed because of routine maintenance on the southbound lanes of the bridge. The work will require one of the southbound lanes on the […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette man has been arraigned on two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct in connection with a case involving a minor female. Joseph Bingham, 23, was arraigned in Marquette County District Court today on one count of 1st Degree C-S-C and one count of 2nd Degree C-S-C […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette Fire Department has received a federal grant to assist in various operations. The $7,200 grant comes through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Fire Prevention and Safety Program.  The program is a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. These […]

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