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DNR land transactions in the Upper Peninsula to benefit public

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh approved several land transactions at the Sept. 10 meeting of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission in Lansing. Among them were three transactions in the Upper Peninsula — in Gogebic, Houghton and Mackinac counties — which are expected to help provide public recreation …

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Carson Leads in New Poll

A new poll in Michigan shows Ben Carson leading the field of Republican candidates for president. The survey, by Lansing-based Marketing Resource Group, has Carson topping the field at 24 percent. Donald Trump is a close second at 22 percent and within the margin of error. Beyond those two, no …

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Michigan’s Unemployment At Lowest Level Since 2001

More people are working in Michigan, according to new jobless numbers. The state’s unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percentage point to 5.1 percent, the same as the national rate and the lowest recorded in Michigan since July 2001. Numbers from the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget show …

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