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Johnson Announces Candidacy To Unseat Congressman Benishek

The head of the Michigan Democrat Party is in the running for the state’s 1st Congressional District. Democrat Lon Johnson announced his candidacy to represent Northern Michigan and the U.P. yesterday. He will be running against the incumbent, Republican Dan Benishek. Johnson blames the problems of the Upper Peninsula on …

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Suspect Robs Ishpeming Drug Store With A Toy Gun

One man is in custody after reportedly robbing a drug story in Ishpeming with a toy gun. Police say the Negaunee man held up the Snyder’s Rx Express on Main Street shortly before 9:00am Thursday. The suspect took two bottles of narcotics then fled the scene. Police used video footage …

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MTU’s Shokuhfar, Ott Named Inspiring Women in STEM

Two Michigan Technological University faculty members have been selected as recipients of Insight Into Diversity Magazine’s 100 Inspiring Women in STEM Awards. Linda Ott, a professor in the department of computer science and Tolou Shokuhfar, assistant professor in mechanical engineering-engineering mechanics, were selected for this national honor. The award is presented as …

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