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School Funding Under Debate

Governor Rick Snyder’s recommendation to increase school aid spending by $75 per pupil is being rejected by key GOP lawmakers. The Republican chair of the Senate K-12 budget committee Geoff Hansen wants to increase spending for schools at the lower end of the scale and take money away from richer …

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MDOT Reacts To Cold Temps

A stretch of M-28 in Marquette County will remain closed for at least this morning. Due to worsening weather conditions, a decision has been made by the Alger and Marquette Road Commissions in conjunction with the Michigan State Police, and Michigan Department of Transportation officials to close M-28 indefinitely between …

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Dianda Honored By Timbermen Association

State Representative Scott Dianda is the 2014 Timbermen Legislator of the Year. The award is given by the Michigan Association of Timbermen…an organization that works on important forestry issues, provides lines of insurance for timbermen, works with governmental leaders on issues and solutions and works to build support for forests by the …

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