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Health Centers Looking to Help Low-Income Families

The Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center has secured funding from the Federal Bureau of Primary Care to improve access to quality healthcare in Houghton. The funding will help transition Portage Health’s existing primary care practice into a Family Health Center that is designated as a Federally Qualified Health Center. …

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Propane Shortage a “National Crisis”

A propane dealer in the Upper Peninsula says the shortage of propane is a national crisis but he does not believe it is being treated that way. Last year, propane was selling for $1.20 to $1.30 per gallon. This year, it is as much as $7 per gallon if you …

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U.P. Teens Needed for App-Designing Competition

Michigan Congressman Dan Benishek is looking for the brightest young minds in the U.P. for a national competition to design a smartphone app. High schoolers 13 years or older are encouraged to apply for the 2014 House App Contest. Interested students may enter individually or as a team. Benishek says …

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Propane Issues Continue for U.P.

More problems on the way for people in the Upper Peninsula who use propane. The Michigan Public Service Commission says a facility in Wisconsin that supplies fuel to the U.P. will shut down for maintenance this week. That as inventories are already 43 percent below last year. The PSC says …

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