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U.P. University President’s Collaboration Earns Award

A partnership between the three Upper Peninsula state university presidents is the recipient of an award to recognize their successful collaboration, The Upper Peninsula Education Partnership recently received the 2015 Collaborate Award at the Michigan Governor’s Economic and Education Summit in Detroit. The partnership was recognized for uniting a network …

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Bald Eagles Soar In Population

Federal officials say bald eagles reached a record 750 breeding pairs in Michigan in 2014. Consumers Energy reports that many of the eagles trace their roots to eagles that nested near Tippy Dam and other hydro facilities the utility operates along the Manistee, Au Sable and Muskegon rivers. The dams …

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Tourism Dollars Keep Coming In

The impact of tourism on the state’s economy is growing, and it’s economic impact could be ready to hit $100 billion, according to the Vice President of Travel Michigan. David West appeared before a legislative committee in Lansing to, among other things, tout the Pure Michigan advertising budget of nearly …

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