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Schuette Visits U.P.

  Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette spoke yesterday at the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock to many local government officials including Hancock Mayor Lisa McKenzie who introduced Schuette. Finlandia President Philip Johnson presented Schuette with a gift of some Finlandia University gear. Then he talked about his work during …

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Steward Needed for Lighthouse

The U.S. General Services Administration has announced that it is looking for stewards to preserve historical lighthouses across the state, one of which is the Keweenaw Waterway Lower Entrance Light. USGSA Regional Public Affairs Officer Cat Langel says the stewardship would be at no cost to any eligible state or …

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Decision Reached in Indian Tribe Casino Issue

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the State of Michigan cannot sue an Indian Tribe to stop it from opening a casino not located on tribal land. However, the 5-4 decision left the door open for the state to pursue other options to shut down such casinos. The case …

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