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Looper Pleads No Contest

A Hancock man will be sentenced for attacking a woman with a knife. 41-year-old Jeremy Looper pleaded “No Contest” to Felony Domestic Violence…which is a five-year felony. Because of his prior criminal record, Looper could be sentenced for up to seven years. The original charges of 1st Degree Home Invasion …

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Layoffs At The MEDC

More than five dozen employees are being laid off by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. The MEDC is Michigan’s job development arm. The current legislature voted to make big cuts in the department. The cuts total about 27 percent. 65 people will be laid off October 1st, reducing its workforce …

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State Trying to Quell Bubonic Plague Fears

For those worried that bubonic plague could be spreading in Michigan, don’t. While a Marquette County woman has the state’s first ever confirmed case of the illness it can’t spread from person to person. Instead, bubonic plague is transmitted by fleas who have the illness or by coming in contact …

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