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Bruce Crossing Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident

A Bruce Crossing man is dead following a crash on his motorcycle. The Michigan State Police Wakefield Post say troopers were called out to the crash around 4:00pm Wednesday. The accident happened near Forest Road 5333 in Haight Township in Ontonagon County. A passing motorist discovered the crash in an …

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Three inducted into Tech’s Academy of Educators

HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University recently inducted two alumni and one honorary member into the Academy of Educators. During ceremonies held Oct. 3, Darrell R. Hendrickson and Charles G. Shepke, along with Honorary Member Dennis Harbour were inducted as the Class of 2015. Hendrickson, is a Michigan Tech Alumnus who …

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MI Planned Parenthood Fetal Tissue Investigation

Two state departments say there is no evidence that Planned Parenthood is illegally handling fetal tissue in Michigan. MLive reports that the determination by the Michigan Departments of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and Health and Human Services (MDHHS) follows what they call a through review of inspections of licensed …

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Job Market Looks Good for Grads

Things are looking good for college grads looking for jobs this year. In fact, there has been explosive growth in job opportunities for the third straight year, according to Phil Gardner, Michigan State University economist and author of the nation’s largest annual survey of US employers. He says companies in …

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U.P. Prisoners Moving

About 1,600 state prisoners in the Upper Peninsula will be moving from an aging prison location to two newer facilities by the end of October. The Michigan Department of Corrections has decided to close the aging Kinross Correctional Facility, the site of a former Air Force base, and transfer 1,280 …

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A Ceremony on the Capitol Lawn to Thank Vietnam Veterans

State lawmakers spent the afternoon Thursday on the state Capitol lawn honoring Vietnam veterans for their service. More than 1,000 Vietnam vets attended the event organized by the office of Senator Mike Kowall. He says they decided to put on the ceremony after realizing the Michigan Legislature had never officially …

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NWF Filies Pipeline Lawsuit

An environmental group is suing the US Department of Transportation, saying it is allowing oil pipelines to operate under navigable waters without first requiring the oil companies to have mandated spill plans approved. The National Wildlife Federation says an example is the Straits of Mackinac, where 60 plus year old …

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Bill Headed to House Would Ban Dog Breed Bans

Local governments would not be allowed to ban certain types of dogs, under a bill headed to the state House. More than 30 Michigan communities currently have ordinances that ban pit-bull type dogs. This legislation would erase those laws. Bill sponsor state Senator Dave Robertson says the responsibility for vicious …

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Calumet Free Store Responds To False Bed Bug Rumor

A popular free store in Calumet is getting bugged about a vicious rumor that has been circulating about them. The New Beginning’s Angel Mission on 5th Street has been the target of alleged misinformation claiming the store is infested with bedbugs. Store Co-Director Lynn Lanyon says there has not been …

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