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Merit's connections in the northern Lower Peninsula and the Upper Peninsula. Merit Network graphic.

Merit Network Lights More High Speed Fiber In Northern Michigan

Merit Network, Michigan’s high-speed data provider for the government and nonprofit sector, has established another 10 gigabit-per-second network connection to northeast Lower Michigan and the southern Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2013

An unmanned aerial vehicle design from Merrill Group of Saginaw.

Unmanned Aerial Testing Group Launches In Michigan

More than 100 aviation industry, economic development and government officials gathered Thursday in this Lake Huron port and manufacturing city for the kickoff of the Michigan Advanced Aerial Systems Consortium.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2013

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Alpena County Picks Ameresco For Energy Efficiency, Infrastructure Upgrades

Framingham, Mass.-based Ameresco Inc., (NYSE:AMRC), an energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced today that it has begun work on a $1.6 million Energy Savings Performance Contract with Alpena County in northeastern Lower Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2013

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Verizon Expands 4G LTE Network Across Michigan

Verizon Wireless Expanded Its 4G LTE network in four more Michigan counties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2013

Workers assembling a cellulosic ethanol plant in Alpena. Matt Roush photo.

Tech Tour Day Four: Amazing Alpena

Alpena, hotbed of technology. Who knew? No, seriously. This gritty industrial town — sometimes literally gritty, home to a huge Lafarge Corp. cement plant and a huge wood processing plant that turns wood chips into wood panels — has a ton of cool technology-based economic development going on.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013

Matt poses with the Spring Tech Tour Mobile, the 2013 Ram 1500 (WWJ Photo)

Tech Tour Time Is Here Again

Well, it’s finally arrived. The WWJ Technology Report will be taking its 10th annual Tech Tour on the Michigan road beginning tonight.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2013

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Verizon Wireless Expands 4G LTE To Alpena

Verizon Wireless is continuing to expand its 4G LTE network, introducing coverage in four new markets across the country as of Thursday, including the Alpena area in northeast Lower Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2013

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Alpena Cattle Test Positive For Bovine TB

Officials say a medium-sized dairy herd in Michigan’s northeastern Lower Peninsula has tested positive for bovine tuberculosis.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2012

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Lawsuit Filed In Fatal September Helicopter Crash

The estate and family of a Sterling Heights man killed in a northern lower Michigan helicopter crash in September has filed a lawsuit claiming negligence contributed to the accident.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012

Along the Shores of Lake Huron (Credit: Hillary Barlow)

Michigan Announces Newest State Park Near Alpena

Recreation officials say 4,200 acres of land along the shores of Lake Huron have become Michigan’s newest state park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2012

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