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No Copper Country Rinks Selected As Hockeyville USA

According to Kraft Foods, someplace else in Hockeyville USA. At least for this year as neither Houghton or Calumet where selected for the semi-finals in the national contest that crossed over into the U.S. after several successful years in Canada. The Upper Peninsula will be represented in the contest, however, …

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Deer Crashes Through Hospital Window

A deer crashed through a window into an office at a Midland hospital Saturday surprising a worker who was putting in a few hours. Diana Brookens says she was working by herself in her office at MidMichigan Health when a deer crashed through a window and over one section of …

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Natural Gas Considered As Vehicle Fuel

As the auto industry moves away from more fuel efficient vehicles and away from traditional fossil fuels, one replacement power source may be the use of natural gas. Kyle Isakower, American Petroleum Institute Vice-President for Regulatory and Economic Policy, says currently natural gas is being used in a number of …

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Look Ahead To Supreme Court Case Regarding Same-Sex Marriage

Arguments regarding Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage are just over two weeks away. A group of cases before the US Supreme Court come from the Cincinnati-based 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals, which has been the only federal appellate court to uphold state bans on same-sex marriage, since the federal anti-gay marriage …

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Group Wants College Advisers In High School

A move is underway to provide college advisers to high schools in Michigan. Currently most high schools don’t have specialists who help students find things like the right college and the best financial aid. The Michigan College Access Network says it will hire and add 40 advisers to schools around …

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Stabenow Supporting Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Run

Michigan‘s senior U.S. Senator says she believes Hillary Clinton has what it takes to be president. Senator Debbie Stabenow told CNN’s “State of the Union” no other potential presidential candidate has more experience with world leaders than former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Stabenow says the relationships Clinton forged with …

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Pure Michigan Ads Begin

National TV viewers will be seeing a lot of Michigan beginning Monday. The newest Pure Michigan ad campaign launches on a variety of cable and broadcast networks, and features warm-weather attractions of the state. It’s part of a $29 million ad budget for the year. State officials say visitor spending in …

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Search For Songbirds At Nara Wetlands

Want to get out and explore nature while checking out some great songbirds? The Western U.P. Center for Science, Math and Environmental Education is inviting families and children out to the Nara Chalet and Interpretive Center today to use binoculars to explore the Nara wetlands for migrant songbirds. You can …

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Joint Business Venture Between GS Engineering & BridgeGuard, Inc.

EXPANSION OF NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION SERVICES. A tentative agreement has been reached between Glen Simula, President and CEO of GS Engineering and Dorothy Ruohonen, CEO of BridgeGuard, Inc. to expand BridgeGuard service offerings under a new company ‐ GS Infrastructure. As a joint venture business, GS Infrastructure will utilize the strengths of GS …

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New fishing regulations adopted for 2015-2016 season take effect immediately

The Natural Resources Commission finalized several regulations impacting the 2015-2016 fishing season at its meeting on April 9. Fishing regulations are adjusted annually to ensure Michigan’s fisheries resources are managed properly and to provide the best benefits to anglers and the public. Due to the Natural Resources Commission’s temporary loss of …

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