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Michigan Unemployment Rises

Michigan’s unemployment rate is up for the first time September 2013. State officials say the jobless rate in May increased by one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.5 percent, breaking a string of 20 consecutive months of rate reductions. A spokesman says more people were looking for a job last …

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Mackinac Bridge Software Upgrade Going Slowly

You could encounter some delays when crossing the Mackinac Bridge. Mackinac Bridge Authority Executive Secretary Bob Sweeney says they’ve been installing hardware and software upgrades in toll lane booths but encountered some glitches that have resulted in the delays. One of the benefits of the upgrades is that you’ll be …

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Winning Lottery Jackpot Remains Unclaimed

Someone who purchased a lottery ticket in northern Michigan is a multi-millionaire and may not even know it. Lottery officials say a $3.5 million Lotto 47 jackpot is still unclaimed, six months after the winning ticket was bought at the Pellston General Store in Pellston during the heart of the …

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