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Upton’s Slam Lifts Tigers – Saturday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue links for additional details. MLB Justin Upton’s eighth-inning grand slam powered the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles Friday night. Upton’s timely blow made a winner of Justin Verlander, who gave up two solo home runs, and struck out 10 over seven …

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Rock Camp Students Ready To Jam

This summer school session is going to rock. Thirty-two teens ages 12 to 19 are participating in the eighth year of PJ Olsson’s Rock Camp and the jams show no signs of stopping. The camp started after PJ Olsson was slated to play a gig in Houghton but couldn’t afford …

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Michigan Tech Board Gives Update On President Search

Campus is buzzing in honor of Alumni Weekend, but the Board of Directors at Michigan Tech still met to discuss university matters. The Chairman of the Presidential Search Committee Bill Johnson presented an update on replacing current president Glenn Mroz. The committee has selected the firm of Storebeck/Pimentel out of …

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U.P. Health Survey Arriving Soon

Health surveys will be mailed on Aug. 4 to randomly selected household addresses across the Upper Peninsula as part of a community health needs assessment sponsored by 28 regional healthcare partners, including local health departments, hospitals, clinics, behavioral health agencies and health foundations. “The purpose of this survey, which takes …

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Thanedar Talks About Support For CTE Programs

A Michigan gubernatorial candidate visited with the Houghton County Democrats Wednesday. Shri Thanedar immigrated to the United States in 1979 and became a citizen nine years later. Thanedar said he wants the voters to understand that he is not a traditional politician, but a scientist and a small-business owner. He …

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