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Friday Apr 11 | Lansing State Journal

Michigan appealing judge's ruling in swine case

The state plans to appeal an Upper Peninsula judge's ruling that overturns a ban on Russian boars and similar swine breeds.

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Friday Apr 11 | The Detroit News

Ex-Northern Michigan student president is charged

Marquette -- The former student president at Northern Michigan University has been charged with embezzlement.

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Related Topix: Northern Michigan University

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Students learn about the effects of smoking

"Tobacco advertising has targeted kids in the past. And they really want them to smoke, because they know if they don't get them by 19, hardly anybody over the age of 19 starts smoking," said Patrick Reynolds.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Gwinn, MI, Northern Michigan University

Sun Apr 06, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Volunteers recognized for outstanding commitment

Volunteers tend to fly under the radar in most situations, but a few were put in the spotlight to highlight the good they do within the community.

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Related Topix: Ishpeming, MI

WJRT

News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press

Local officials in many Upper Peninsula communities say they need help from state government after a severe winter wrecked their budgets.

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Related Topix: Macomb County, MI, Ann Arbor, MI

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Upper Peninsula communities say they need help

Local officials in many Upper Peninsula communities say they need help from state government after a severe winter wrecked their budgets.

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Related Topix: Ishpeming, MI

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Road weight restrictions cause changes to garbage pick-up times

Since Marquette County implemented its seasonal weight and speed road restrictions a week and a half ago, the Great American Disposal trucks have had to adjust their garbage pick-up schedules.

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Related Topix: Ishpeming, MI

Mon Mar 31, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Tips for losing winter weight

You might have gained some extra pounds during the winter, but when it comes to losing that weight, a slow start is recommended.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Sale for all of your equestrian needs

The Marquette County Horse Club held their annual tack sale at the Negaunee Township Hall Saturday.

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Related Topix: Negaunee, MI

Fri Mar 28, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

How to identify meth lab dump sites

So far this year, 13 meth labs have been uncovered in the Central and Western U.P. and more are expected to be discovered as the snow melts.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Entertainment

Thu Mar 27, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Winter Storm Warning and Weather Advisory for Upper Michigan

While the severe cold is gone, winter continues with more widespread snow expected.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Weather, Escanaba, MI, Garden, MI, Manistique, MI

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Upper Michigan projects to benefit from Natural Resources Trust Fund

"I am happy to know that so many wonderful projects will have the funding they need to see success in House District 109," said Kivela.

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Related Topix: Schoolcraft County, MI

Wed Mar 26, 2014

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

This Winter Has Truly Been A Deep Freeze

The deep freeze in Michigan went well underground and that, say UP emergency managers, is where the real damage occurred.

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Related Topix: Escanaba, MI

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Iron County Reporter

Bidder upset by WIC policy

The West Iron County School Board's policy of giving local bidders an advantage on major projects was criticized by a representative of a Marquette County company during the board's March 17 regular meeting.

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Related Topix: Iron County, MI, Marquette, MI, Iron River, MI

Mon Mar 24, 2014

CBS Local

Judge Throws Out Michigan Ban On Exotic Swine

A Michigan ban on Eurasian boars and similar exotic swine breeds is unconstitutional because it denies equal protection to owners of the animals and is so vague that it's hard to tell which the policy covers and which are exempt, a circuit judge said in a decision released Monday.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Agriculture, Science, Missaukee County, MI, Gogebic County, MI

WJRT

Police arrest suspect in Marquette County hit-run

State police say authorities have arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run death of a 54-year-old female pedestrian in Marquette County three months ago.

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Related Topix: Negaunee, MI, Big Bay, MI

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Suspect arrested in fatal hit-and-run case

A suspect has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of 54-year-old Robin Lynn Rahoi of Big Bay.

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Related Topix: Big Bay, MI, Entertainment

Times Herald

Judge throws out Michigan ban on exotic swine

In an opinion released Monday, Judge Thomas Solka of Marquette County sided with three Upper Peninsula operations that challenged an order issued in 2010 designating the swine as invasive species that would be off-limits in the state.

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WLUC-TV Negaunee

YMCA changing youth lives

Every week Christina Bennette and Savannah spend a couple of hours together having fun.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Powell Township residents have questions on 510 and Triple A

The Marquette County Road Commission is addressing concerns over their project to upgrade County Road 510 and the Triple A. At Monday nights regular meeting citizens from Powell Township voiced their concerns about a project they feel is being rushed.

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Related Topix: Big Bay, MI

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