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Beware Of Meth Lab Components In The Woods

With hunting season arriving, the Michigan State Police from the Calumet Post is reminding people not to handle any suspicious materials they may find while in the woods. Those may be things like solvent containers, drain cleaners, fuel cans, coffee filters, cold packs, lithium batteries, bottles with sludge in them, …

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Baltic Crossing Featured In Day 2 Of Festival Ruska

Festival Ruska continues today with two events featuring musicians who studied at the Sibelius Music Academy in Finland. The band Baltic Crossing is a contemporary folk group with two members from Finland, two from the British Isles and the other is from Denmark. Finnish American Heritage Center Director Jim Kurtti …

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UPPCO Electric Rates Set To Rise In 2016

The cost of electricity for many residents in the Upper Peninsula is scheduled to go up again in 2016. UPPCO has announced that they have applied to the Michigan Public Service Commission for the permission to raise retail electric base rates next year by 6.45 percent. As a regulated utility, UPPCO …

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HEET Gives Update On Efforts To Reduce Energy Use

The Houghton Energy Efficiency Team, or HEET, has a solid plan to reduce utility usage in the area. The team was formed to compete for the five million dollar Georgetown University Energy Prize. The prize is awarded to the community which shows the most dedication to conserving electricity and natural …

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One in Four Females Assaulted on Campus

A new national survey says nearly one out of four women have been sexually assaulted since they started college. The findings come from the Association of American Universities. More than 150,000 undergraduates from 27 universities participated, including both the University of Michigan and Michigan State University. Twenty-five percent of female …

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Mi House set to Take up Abortion Bills

The first of several abortion related bills will be heard in the House Criminal Justice Committee this morning. State Representative Kurt Heise, a Republican, chairs the committee and says videos allegedly showing Planned Parenthood workers offering to sell the body parts of aborted fetuses is driving the legislation. He says …

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UP Health System – Marquette Names New Chief Executive Officer

(MARQUETTE) –UP Health System Market President James Bogan announced today that W. Trent Crable, MBA, has been appointed to serve as chief executive officer (CEO) for UP Health System – Marquette, effective October 19, 2015. Crable comes to Marquette from Northside Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio, where he served as …

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Parade Of Nations Celebrates Local Cultural Diversity

The Keweenaw celebrates culture and diversity with an annual festival. Crowds gathered in Houghton and Hancock for the 26th annual Parade of Nations. The event celebrates cultural diversity and international heritage in the U.P. Parade watchers saw floats of mythical creatures and ancient characters for this year’s theme, World of …

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