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Oil & Gas Pipeline Oversight Called For

Michigan’s two U.S. Senators want more oversight of the oil and gas pipelines that run through Michigan and the Great Lakes. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters joined eight of their Senate colleagues to send a letter urging the White House to nominate a permanent administrator to lead the Pipeline …

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Watch Your Live Bait For Juvenile Asian Carp

Anglers are being asked to monitor their live bait purchases this holiday weekend and also to look for juvenile Asian carp during the entirety of the fishing season. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says juvenile Asian carp pose just as much of a threat to the Great Lakes and …

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Proposal Would Hold VA Employees Accountable For Fixing Problems

Congressman Dan Benishek and Representative Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona are putting forth a bill designed to hold VA employees responsible for solving problems. The bill would make a number of key changes to VA policy. If passed, the bill would require the Secretary to identify by name the employee responsible …

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Ride The Keweenaw Weekend Arrives

Volunteers have been out in force prepping the regional mountain bike trail systems for the annual Ride the Keweenaw event coming up this weekend. The event will start out in Greenland on Friday evening with a guided group ride through the Adventure Mine, then continue on Saturday with guided group rides at Michigan Tech, …

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Busy Travel Weekend Expected

The Michigan State Police want you to make safety a priority if you’re on the roads this Memorial Day holiday weekend. Again this year, troopers will join their counterparts from across the country in the international traffic safety initiative, Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) as well as the statewide …

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Ignition Interlock System Reducing Repeat DWI’s

A new study released by the Michigan Supreme Court shows that repeat drunken drivers required to use an ignition interlock system in their cars are less likely to commit another drunk driving offense. The system requires a driver blow into a breathalyzer-like machine before the car can be started. The …

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No New Ballot Proposal Expected For Road Funding

It appears that Michigan voters will not be asked to tackle another ballot proposal to fix the roads as some key lawmakers say that option is off the table. All but one of the seven members of a new House committee charged with finding a long term fix for the …

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