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41 North Film Fest Opens Tonight

The annual 41 North Film Festival opens tonight. Over the next four days, two dozen new films will be screened at the Rozsa Center. All are free, and open to the public. Organizer Dr. Erin Smith says she started the festival when she saw that students were only being exposed …

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Whitmer to Sign “Raise the Age” Legislation

Governor Gretchen Whitmer will sign legislation this morning that will reclassify 17-year-old offenders as juveniles. “Raise the Age” legislation received overwhelming bipartisan support as it passed the state house and senate. Michigan has been one of just four states that has funneled all 17-year-old offenders into adult court, and adult …

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Lake Superior Parks Support Group Launches Website

A group that supports the five national parks on Lake Superior has launched a new website. The National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation has adopted the slogan “Five national parks. One superior lake.” Executive Director Kim Schneider told us the goal is to provide financial assistance for the federal facilities …

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Halloween Celebrations Continue

Seasonal spookiness continues in the Copper Country. Kids are invited to trick or treat this afternoon from 4:00 until 6:00 at the Ranger III on the Houghton Waterfront. After that, the Portage Lake District Library and the Houghton Police Department are hosting a family-friendly Halloween party at the library… Houghton …

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