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Trump GOP Front Runner In Michigan

A new poll finds billionaire Donald Trump leading his Republican presidential hopefuls in Michigan with 20-percent support. However, Pollster Steve Mitchell from East Lansing-based Mitchell Research and Communications says former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is gaining ground and is in second place after receiving high marks in last week’s …

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Student Loan Debt Relief Proposed

U-S Congressman Dan Kildee will introduce legislation soon he hopes will help people buried under student debt. One of his bills will make scholarships and grants exempt from being taxed. Another one of Kildee’s bills will prohibit lenders from collecting on the entirety of a loan if the cosigner dies. …

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MTU Volleyball Voted 5th in GLIAC North

The Michigan Tech Volleyball team has been picked to finish fifth in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Division this fall. The coaches’ poll released this morning has Ferris State nosing out Grand Valley State for the top spot. Saginaw Valley State was picked to finish third – one vote …

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MTU To Help Monitor Water Conditions At Mackinac Straits

Michigan Tech will be helping to monitor conditions in the Straits of Mackinac in an area where pipelines lay under the water. The University’s Great Lakes Research Center will provide real-time monitoring of the water conditions for Enbridge Energy Partners. The center will add another monitoring buoy into the Upper …

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UGL Family Health Center Fair Today

The weeklong celebration of National Health Center Week continues today with a health fair in Lake Linden. The public is invited to come enjoy festivities at the Lake Linden Family Health Center parking lot from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. There will be vendors there with local produce and crafts along with …

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Bill Would Help Small Breweries

Small breweries could get some help if a bill to cut their taxes becomes law. The bill was co-sponsored by Senator Gary Peters and would cut the tax rate per barrel of beer from breweries that produce less than six million barrels of beer annually. Peters says it makes sense …

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Great Deer Chase Needs Volunteers & Parade Participants

For all these years that mountain bikers have been chasing deer–one is still yet to be caught. The 11th Annual Great Deer Chase is taking place this weekend on the Swedetown Trails in Calumet, The Saturday event includes a 15 and a 30 mile cross country race along with 3 …

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