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Selected State Parks to Be Quiet July 4th

Two western Upper Peninsula state parks will be among 12 facilities that will be quieter this year on Independence Day. Craig Lake State Park in Baraga County and Bewabic State Park in Iron County will ban fireworks for the holiday. The idea for the Fireworks-Free Fourth came from a conversation …

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UP Health-Marquette CEO Resigns; Bogan to Step In

UP Health System – Marquette CEO Ed Banos is leaving after less than 18 months on the job. A release from the hospital says Banos will be heading to San Antonio, Texas, for a job at University Hospital. Banos arrived at what was then Marquette General Hospital two years ago, …

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MTU Researchers Honored for Wind Power Work

Two Michigan Tech researchers have been honored for their efforts to make wind turbines more reliable. Antonio Velazquez earned his PhD from Michigan Technological University last fall. Assistant Professor Andrew Swartz was Velazquez’s advisor in civil and environmental engineering. They received the university’s Bhakta Rath Research Award for developing wireless …

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