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Update On Escanaba Power Plant

It was three weeks ago that an explosion rocked Escanaba’s electric substation at the city’s power plant, causing massive power outages that left the city in the dark for parts of two days. City Manager Jim O’Toole says the city is recovering from the incident, and the process of building …

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More Death Claims To Be Paid By GM

The General Motors victim compensation fund has approved 57 death claims linked to accidents caused by a faulty ignition switch. The number of claims for compensation is now at 4,345. Another 33 claims were received last week. In addition to the death claims, the fund has also approved 85 claims …

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Survey Asks How Government Leaders Rate Roads

Fewer than one in five local government leaders label their roads in good condition, according to a new University of Michigan survey. The survey questioned top elected and appointed officials in the state’s 1,800 or so units of government on a wide range of road-related issues. The majority said their roads …

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