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Five UP Tech Companies Band Together For Defense Work

A new collaboration of five Upper Peninsula manufacturing technology companies, along with the Houghton tech business accelerator MTEC SmartZone and Michigan Technological University, is pitching its expertise to the aerospace and defense industries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2013

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Police Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers Through April 8

Luck may belong to the Irish, but it won’t help Michigan motorists who don’t designate a sober driver over the next few weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

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45 Drunk Drivers Arrested During Super Bowl Weekend

Michigan State Police say they arrested 45 drunk drivers across 20 counties during Super Bowl weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2013

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Houghton Marketing Firm Seeks Keweenaw’s Ugliest Web Site For Freshening

You may have seen those TV shows where they seek out the ugliest kitchen or bathroom for remodeling. Well, now, a marketing firm in the western Upper Peninsula is seeking the ugliest Web site in what it calls “Keweenaw country” — comprised of Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties in the western U.P. — for a free update.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

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Police Throwing A Flag On Drunken Drivers This Super Bowl Weekend

Michigan State Police are reminding motorists to make the right call by designating a sober driver before kick off if their Super Bowl celebration includes alcohol.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

The Keweenaw Waterway that bisects the Keweenaw Peninsula in Upper Michigan. The cities of Houghton and Hancock are approximately at the center of the picture, where the waterway widens into what is called Portage Lake. Wikimedia Commons photo by Doc Searls.

ShoreWaves Internet Connects Rural Residents

A new Upper Peninsula Internet service provider called ShoreWaves says it has opened a new high-speed Internet service for customers in remote areas of northern Houghton County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2012

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Michigan Officials Confirm Cougar In U.P.

Michigan wildlife officials have confirmed the presence of a cougar in the Upper Peninsula’s Houghton County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2011