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U.P. Employment Rises in August

The number of Upper Peninsula residents with jobs grew by 2,200 in August. The increase in those working, combined with a slight decrease in the size of the overall work force, dropped the U.P.’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate to just 6.6 percent. Many of those jobs are seasonal, and will disappear as the …

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“Blue Economy Tour” Visits Houghton

The Blue Economy Tour stopped in Houghton today. This report about the meeting was supplied by University Research Corridor Officials. Members of Michigan’s University Research Corridor (URC) – an alliance between Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University – met today with higher education and economic …

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Benishek Receives NRA Endorsement

  First District Republican U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek has been endorsed for reelection by the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund. Dr. Benishek received an A+ grade from the NRA-PVF for his support of the Second Amendment. “The responsible use of guns is a part of our way of life …

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