Recent Updates

AR-15 Bullet Will Not Be Banned By ATF

A particular type of ammunition used for the AR-15 assault rifle will not be banned, according to reports from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The announcement is heralded by Congressman Dan Benishek…who joined a group of lawmakers opposing the reclassification of the bullet as “armor piercing”—which would …

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DNR Recommends U.P. Limestone Mine Approval

Department of Natural Resources officials are recommending approval of plans to develop a limestone mine on state land in the eastern Upper Peninsula. Graymont Incorporated submitted a revised proposal for the mine on more than 10,000 acres in northern Mackinac County, near Rexton. The revisions address the DNR’s previous concerns, so …

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Newberry Man Charged With Solicitation To Commit Murder

State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post have arrested an eastern Upper Peninsula man on charges of solicitation to commit murder. 37-year-old Jason Bufford of Newberry was arrested Monday following a lengthy investigation by State Police detectives and is currently lodged in the Luce County Jail. Bufford was a …

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