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No Fee for Kayaks

Paddle craft watersports will remain a free activity in Michigan. The State Waterways Commission has decided yesterday that it will not proceed with it’s plans to tax owners of kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards. The commission has been pushing for a law implementing a ten dollar annual fee per vessel, …

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100 Million Travelers Cross the Sault Ste. Marie Bridge

Two Upper Peninsula International travelers have been recognized as the 100 millionth travelers to cross the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge. Donald Parish of Brimley and Stephanie Richard of Sault Ste. Marie, MI were identified by the International Bridge Administration yesterday as they made their way across the span connecting …

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American Red Cross Still Experiencing Blood Shortage

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MADISON, Wis. (July 25, 2017) — Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, but there continues to be a critical summer blood shortage. Eligible donors of all types are urgently needed. After issuing the …

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Speed Limits Increased On Many Michigan Roads

For the original story and video by ABC-10’s Jerry Taylor, click here. Driving through Michigan is about to get a little faster. Speed limit changes on more than 1,500 miles of roads across the state have been approved by the Michigan State Police and the Michigan Department of Transportation. Nine hundred …

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Coast Guard Finishes Ice Breaking Operations

The U.S. Coast Guard has concluded its domestic ice breaking operations in support of commercial navigation, known as Operation Taconite, throughout the Western Great Lakes. As a result of warmer temperatures this winter, ice coverage was less than the multi-year average and had no significant impact on commercial navigation on …

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One-Third Of Michiganders Don’t Have Life Insurance

One third of Michiganders do not have a life insurance policy. That’s the finding of a recent AAA survey. The Auto Club Group’s assistant vice president of life insurance sales, Michael Fletcher, says it’s a bit surprising. Fletcher says Michigan residents cite cost as the number one reason why they …

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U.P. Bear Cub Needs A Name

The Oswald Bear Ranch in the Upper Peninsula is giving people a chance to name their new baby bear cub. Dean Oswald who owns the ranch with his wife says the little girl cub is still bottle fed three times a day and she is well behaved. He says he …

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