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Wolf Court Ruling Appealed By DNR

Are they endangered or are they not?  The argument continues over whether wolves in Michigan should be protected by law. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has filed an appeal of the December ruling by a federal district court that returned the wolves to the federal endangered species list. This followed …

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Escanaba Shipyard Fined By OSHA

Escanaba’s Basic Marine Shipyard has been fined $243,000 for 18 safety violations. Scott Allen of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration says that the company has a repeated poor safety record, and does not care about the safety of its workers. The OSHA Region Five office in Chicago conducted …

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Pure Michigan Brand Awarded

The Pure Michigan brand is being recognized with a pair of awards from Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International. The tourism campaign promoting the state won a gold medal for the six-page “Hemingway’s Pure Michigan” feature that was published in the AAA “Midwest Traveler” magazine in the May/June issue last …

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