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Summer Reading Program

State Education officials say books still will be available to thousands of Michigan schoolchildren at libraries across the state as part of the Summer Reading program. Summer Reading is a free, voluntary program designed to encourage youths and teens to keep reading through engaging activities that tap into their personalities …

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No Walleye for Bays de Noc

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has objected to planting of walleye on the Bays de Noc in the Upper Peninsula preventing the Department of Natural Resources from planting 3 million fry stock this spring and another 30-thousand fingerlings in the fall. The DNR says the tribe is …

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Mackinac Bridge Traffic Down

Traffic on the Mackinac Bridge dropped again last month. Robert Sweeney, Executive Secretary of the Mackinac Bridge Authority, says 304,387 vehicles crossed the span during the month of May down 1.3% compared to 308,440 in 2013. Fare revenue is down 1.4% compared to last year. Officials say all revenue collected …

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