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Identity Theft Expert Helps Other Victims

Just how easy is it for someone to steal your identity? And are there any steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim? Upper Peninsula resident Bob Hartle and his wife JoAnn founded the non-profit educational corporation ID Theft Services after they were victims of identity theft. They spent …

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Finlandia Commencement Ceremony Sunday

More information can be found at http://www.finlandia.edu/academics/graduation/. Finlandia University will hold their commencement ceremony on Sunday at the Paavo Nurmi Center at 1:30pm. The commencement speaker will be Manu Virtamo, who currently serves as the Consul General of Finland to New York. Virtamo has been with the Foreign Service of Finland …

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MTU To Hand Out Nearly 1,000 Degrees Saturday

By Mark Wilcox, News Writer–Michigan Technological University Nearly 1,000 degrees will be conferred Saturday during Spring Commencement at Michigan Tech. Ceremonies begin at 10:30 a.m. in the MacInnes Student Ice Arena in the Student Development Complex. This year’s Spring Commencement speaker is Michigan Tech alumna Paula Wittbrodt, vice president of international …

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Guard personnel, Porkies friends group leader recognized for community service efforts in Upper Peninsula

Michigan Army National Guard members from the 107th Engineer Battalion in Ishpeming and Sally Berman, current president of the Friends of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, were Upper Peninsula recipients honored in East Lansing recently with Michigan Recreation and Park Association (mParks) Community Service Awards for their volunteer efforts. …

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City Mulls Changing Stop Signs On Houghton Avenue

The Houghton City Council is considering removing or reorienting stop signs on Houghton Avenue to make it easier for bicyclists. The route has been designated for bikes but the series of east-west stop signs reduces the flow of pedaling traffic. The proposal by the Bike and Pedestrian Committee includes turning at least …

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CWD Bill Passes Committee

LANSING —State Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette), the Democratic vice chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, thanked committee members today for unanimously supporting his bill addressing Chronic Wasting Disease and sending the bill to the full House for consideration. Kivela was joined at last week’s committee meeting by guests from …

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