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AG Warns Gas Stations not to Gouge at the Pump

As gas prices rise in Michigan, the state’s attorney general is warning gas stations not to take advantage of consumers. Attorney General Bill Schuette is reminding gas stations his office is keeping an eye out for any price gouging or price fixing. State law forbids retailers from excessively increasing the …

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House Committee Chair Calls for Courser Censure

A state lawmaker is calling for the public censure of Representative Todd Courser for skipping a committee meeting while he tried to cover up his affair with fellow House Republican Cindy Gamrat. In secretly recorded audio of Courser, released earlier this month, an aide can be heard telling the representative …

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Gamrat Lawyer Reacts to Cline’s Allegations

The lawyer representing State Representative Cindy Gamrat is weighing in on claims made by one of her former staffers about her relationship with fellow House Republican Todd Courser. Former aide, Josh Cline, told reporters Monday he often witnessed long, affectionate hugs between the lawmakers and said the two would often …

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AMBER ALERT–Keegan Waterman

Michigan State Police have issued an amber alert for a missing three old boy from Alpena. Keegan Waterman is black, weighs 55 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. Police think he’s with his mother, Christina, and that she’s trying to take him to Tennessee. She may be driving …

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Road Funding Debate To Resume

Lawmakers in the Michigan House, fresh from a weeks-long summer break, expect to jump back in to the road funding debate as soon as today. State Representative Pete Lucido says the Republican legislative leaders have agreed to a compromise funding plan that includes a gas tax increase, a diesel tax …

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Stanton Township Man Dies While Swimming In Lake Superior

A Stanton Township man is dead after a weekend swim with his granddaughter. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department says they received a call about a man drowning in Lake Superior near Stanton Shores Road in Stanton Township just after 11:00am Saturday. They were met by Stanton Township first responders at …

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Plaque Dedicated At Laurn-Grove Park

The park in Hancock has bared the name Laurn-Grove since it was built in 1947. Now it has a plaque to tell you why. A dedication ceremony was held Friday to unveil a memorial to U.S. Naval Reserve Watertender First Class Alvin E. Laurn and Merchant Marine Wiper Robert C. …

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Rumors Of New Road Funding Plan Emerge

Republican leaders in the Michigan House are reportedly working on another effort to garner new revenue for roads in Michigan. The Gongwer News Service quotes sources who say the plan will include $600 million in new revenue and $600 million in state budget cuts. The plan could be voted on …

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