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Emery to be Sentenced

The Houghton woman accused of stealing a cell phone from an apartment complex on Portage street will be sentenced next week. 25-year-old Amelia Emery will face judgment on February 11th. She was initially charged with two counts of first degree home invasion, but later plead no contest to second degree …

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Gov. Snyder Hospitalized

Governor Rick Snyder has been hospitalized in Ann Arbor, and is diagnosed with a blood clot in his leg. The clot is in the same leg where he partially tore his Achilles’ tendon earlier this year. A spokesperson for Snyder says the governor is in St. Joseph’s Mercy Health System hospital, and …

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Final Touches on Snow Statues

If you’re driving through the Michigan Tech campus right now, chances are the people you see working on snow statues have been there since last night. It was part of the all-nighter which features music, games, food and final touches on snow statues. Blue Key President Andrew Conley says groups …

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Volunteer Social for CD150

Would you like to volunteer at the CopperDog 150? This Saturday, meet race officials and other volunteers at River Valley Bank in Calumet for a special volunteer social and learn about the opportunities. Volunteer Coordinator Brian Donnely says there will be a lot to do. The event will take place …

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Snyder Recommends Vaccinations

Governor Rick Snyder says parents should vaccinate their children but stopped short of calling for Michigan to toughen its law that allows parents to opt-out of having their children vaccinated if they have a personal belief against it. A national debate has erupted against the anti-vaccination movement in recent weeks …

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State Lacks Help in Bullying Cases

Michigan is the 8th worst state at controlling bullying. That according to WalletHub.com, which analyzed statistics from each state. The state is 38th in the percentage of high school students bullied on school property, and 39th in the percentage of high school students bullied online. Eight states were not included …

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No Appeal Against Same-Sex Couples

Governor Rick Snyder says he will not appeal U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith’s ruling recognizing the validity of the approximately 300 same-sex couples married in four counties in Michigan on March 22, 2014. The Governor says his administration will follow the law and extend state marriage benefits to those …

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Drug Bust Suspects Back in Court

Three of the 17 people involved in a large drug bust from December appeared in 97th District Court in L’anse yesterday morning for preliminary exams. Brenda Maki, of Nisula decided to waive her right to a preliminary exam and her case will be bound over to Circuit Court. Warren Selden …

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Cliffs to Buy Power from PIPP

One of the elements of the recent deal to stop huge electric rate increases across the U.P. is now in place. The Cloverland Electric Co-Op, out of the eastern U.P., says Cliffs Natural Resources is once again buying power for the Empire and Tilden Mines from Marquette’s Presque Isle Power …

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Update on White Pine Project

White Pine Copper, LLC, a subsidiary of Canadian company Highland Copper, is on its way to finding out more about the potential for mining copper near the site of the former White Pine mine. An experienced, multi-disciplinary staff gathered at the site in 2014 to undertake the pre-feasibility study required …

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