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  1. Michigan Reflections: Majestic views leave lasting memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Detroit Free Press

    Alpena and continue to call Alpena my home. I have been blessed with the opportunity to experience many, many Up North getaways! All of them adding up to a lifetime experience of treasured memories. My father was a ...

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  2. Crowd joins in Boat Night sendoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Times Herald

    ... guns squirting each other and throwing water balloons until the cops broke it up," Allore said. Sidney Hausding, of Alpena, said Boat Night isn't what it once was. "This time tonight 15 years ago, there'd be so many people you couldn't walk," he ...

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  3. Festival features tall ship tours, live tunesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | WJRT

    ... Bay Maritime Festival in Michigan's northeastern Lower Peninsula. Organizers of the festival scheduled for Friday in Alpena say it's designed "to commemorate America's birthday" and the "rich maritime heritage" of Lake Huron's Thunder Bay. The event ...

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  4. Winners Named in Global Underwater Robot EventRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 29 | EDGE

    Seattle team AMNO & CO removes its remotely operated vehicle during final day of tank missions for the 13th Marine Advanced Technology Education Remotely Operated Vehicle International Competition at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena, Mich.

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  5. Thunder Bay Festival draws visitors to the waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... Bay Maritime Festival in Michigan's northeastern Lower Peninsula. Organizers of the festival scheduled for Friday in Alpena say it's designed "to commemorate America's birthday" and the "rich maritime heritage" of Lake Huron's Thunder Bay. The event ...

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  6. Festival features tall ship tours, live tunesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | WJRT

    ... Bay Maritime Festival in Michigan's northeastern Lower Peninsula. Organizers of the festival scheduled for Friday in Alpena say it's designed "to commemorate America's birthday" and the "rich maritime heritage" of Lake Huron's Thunder Bay. The event ...

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  7. 74-year-old Alpena man is making splash, nears 2,000-mile mark at his local poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | Detroit Free Press

    ... swimming sensation with Michigan ties and his name is Charly Beach. Beach, a 74-year-old retired salesman from Alpena, is closing in on swimming 2,000 miles at his local pool -- something that has been a goal of his for more than 30 years. To put ...

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  8. Aptos Mariners plotting return to ROV competitionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    APTOS >> In the World Cup of underwater robots, the Aptos Mariners hit unexpected turbulence carrying out their mission at the 13th Marine Advanced Technology Education Remotely Operated Vehicle International Competition in Alpena, Mich., and returned home without recognition.

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  9. Winners Named in Global Underwater Robot EventRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 29 | EDGE

    Seattle team AMNO & CO removes its remotely operated vehicle during final day of tank missions for the 13th Marine Advanced Technology Education Remotely Operated Vehicle International Competition at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena, Mich.

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  10. 93-year-old Veteran of D-Day Jumps AgainRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | WTVC

    ... may have conflicted ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green reputation. ... ALPENA, Mich. (AP) -- Student teams controlling underwater robots from the United States, Canada and Russia have won a global competition at ...

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  11. N.L. students amazed by win at international competitionRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | Telegram

    ... category at the 13th Marine Advanced Technology Education Remotely Operated Vehicle International Competition in Alpena, Mich. - Submitted photo The high school and university teams were among 60 from 13 countries participating in the 13th Marine ...

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  12. Search proposed for Great Lakes marine sanctuariesRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 29 | Northern Michigan News

    ... national marine sanctuaries. The only one in fresh water is Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary on Lake Huron near Alpena. It protects scores of historic shipwrecks. Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan says it provides scientific, cultural and economic ...

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  13. Canadian students among winners at underwater robot contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 28 | CBC News

    The student team from Clarenville High School of Clarenville, N.L., pose for a photo after winning the overall first place in the Ranger class of the Marine Advanced Technology Education Center's International Student ROV Competition in Alpena, Mich., on Saturday.

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  14. Underwater robot event ends at marine sanctuaryRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 28 | Daily Herald

    A remotely operated vehicle collects simulated samples at the bottom of the tank Saturday during final day of tank missions for the 13th Marine Advanced Technology Education Remotely Operated Vehicle International Competition at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena, Mich.

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  15. Attn Readers: Boom: It's SummerRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... it means for the first time in a number of years, I won't be seeing the fireworks in West Michigan. We will be in Alpena next to Lake Huron on July 4. It's a bummer in that I will miss the inaugural year of the Celebration on the Grand and the Amway ...

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  16. Michigan DHS gives 'brownie points' to workers for denying benefits to whitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... tentacles extend deeply into the day-to-day services of DHS branches. Bob Powell , (8) an independent journalist from Alpena, MI, is one of many victims of the controlling scare tactics of the MDHS. Bob's wife, DeLynn, has been battling Stage IV ...

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  17. Students Set Sail for Field Experience Course Aboard the Flagship NiagaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | GantDaily.com

    Six Lock Haven University students recently set sail with Dr. Joe Calabrese to ports in Erie, Put-in-Bay, Ohio and Alpena, Mich.

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  18. Outdoors: These new Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources officers sign on for adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    ... Ontonagon ■ Matthew Page, Branch ■ Christopher Reynolds, Hillsdale ■ Timothy Rosochacki, Alpena ■ Joshua Russell, Iosco ■ David Schaumburger, Wayne ■ Andrew Sutzko, Washtenaw ■ Justin Ulberg, Lenawee ...

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  19. Michigan history runs deepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Times Herald

    ... has been steady for more than 300 years. The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron off the coast of Alpena contains 50 documented shipwrecks within its 448 square miles and another 30 nearby; 200 wrecks are known to have taken place ...

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  20. Ancient shipwrecks are primary allure for exploring deep waters of Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Battle Creek Enquirer

    ... has been steady for more than 300 years. The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron off the coast of Alpena contains 50 documented shipwrecks within its 448 square miles and another 30 nearby; 200 wrecks are known to have taken place ...

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