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Houghton Named One of the Top Places to Live

When you think of great places to live in America, you might think of some place in California or Florida. But according to Outside Magazine’s Top 16 Places to Live in America, neither of those two states had one city represent them on the list. But who did make the …

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State Senate Approves Wolf Hunt Bill

The Michigan Senate has approved a citizen’s initiative that effectively will allow a wolf hunt in Michigan. The measure, which was put before lawmakers by a petition-gathering campaign, lets the Natural Resources Commission decide which animals should be designated as game animals. At issue is the debate over whether or …

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Unemployment Rates Remain Steady

Michigan’s unemployment rate in July increased over the month by two-tenths of a percentage point to 7.7 percent. According to the Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment declined by 7,000 in July as the number of unemployed rose by 7,000, leaving the state’s labor force unchanged over the …

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