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Finding New Uses For Old Batteries

A Michigan Tech team has returned home after a recent trip to the nation’s capitol. The team of chemical engineering students are working on a process that recycles batteries and have gained some recognition for their efforts. People, Prosperity, and the Planet (otherwise known as P3) is a grant program …

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Bergman Calls For The Rebuilding Of The Soo Locks

Washington – Citing national security implications, steel production, and economic impact, Congressman Jack Bergman urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to use new funding to complete design work and begin construction on a new Poe-sized Lock. “An unexpected outage at the Poe Lock would be disastrous to the U.S. and …

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Nurses To Vote On Strike Authorization

ABC-10 reports months after the nurses at UP Health System—Marquette went on strike, the nurses will again be voting to authorize a strike this weekend. “We are deeply disappointed that Duke LifePoint managers have failed to address our staffing and other outstanding concerns in contract negotiations. Members will vote on …

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Tigers Snap Losing Streak – Wednesday Sports Update

Click on the blue links for more details. MLB The Detroit Tigers broke their five-game losing streak last night with a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. With temperatures in the mid-30s, Francisco Liriano gave up two runs over five innings, and struck out seven. Victor Martinez had three hits, …

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Local Teen Helping To Support Beacon House

A local teenager is paying it forward and showing her appreciation for an Upper Peninsula charity as she has enlisted the help of area businesses and raised several thousand dollars. The Beacon House is a non profit hospitality house that gives medical patients and their families a place to stay …

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Survey Of Line 5 Damage Continues

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) and the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) are notifying residents near the Straits of Mackinac to increased activity related to damage to American Transmission Co.’s electrical transmission lines and Enbridge Energy’s Line 5. Crews …

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Remains Of Calumet Soldier Identified

A soldier from Calumet who has been missing since the Vietnam War has now been accounted for. An announcement from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency earlier this month said the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Marshall F. Kipina were identified. The aircraft Kipina was serving on was lost on a …

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