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Lighthouse Near Mackinac Island Up For Auction

The latest bid for the Round Island Passage Lighthouse was $20,000, as of Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2014

Three sailboats cross the starting line of the 250 mile Port Huron-to-Mackinac Island Sailboat Race July 13, 2002 in Port Huron, Michigan. About 250 sailboats in 18 classes are competing in the 78th annual event, following two courses from Port Huron to Mackinac Island on Lake Huron.  (credit: John F. Martin/Getty Images)

Port Huron To Mackinac Sailboat Race Begins

Race chairman Art LeVasseur says wind at the start was coming from the south-southwest, ideal for the racers. He describes it as “picture perfect.”

CBS Detroit–07/12/2014

Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island (WWJ Photo. File)

34th Annual Mackinac Policy Conference Begins Wednesday

Hundreds of Michigan’s top business and government leaders will meet for three days at the Grand Hotel this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2014

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Ice 3 Feet Deep Keeps Ferries From Mackinac As Grand Hotel Readies To Open

“There are some efforts today to get some ice cutters in that area so that the ferries can start running.”

CBS Detroit–04/24/2014

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Mackinac Island Named One Of World’s Best Island Destinations

Stepping on the shores of the island is like taking a step back in time, with no cars and no high-rises. Surrounded by clear, blue Great Lakes waters, the island is a tranquil escape from a fast-paced, harried world.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2014

A tour boat speeds past the Grand Hotel (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Mackinac Island: Victorian Charm In Modern Era

It’s free to walk along the streets on Mackiniac Island, where you’ll find shops, churches, museums and other buildings. You’ll also see lots of horses and carriages in lieu of cars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2013

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GalaxE Debuts Love Letter From Detroit To The World At Mackinac Conference

GalaxE.Solutions, an IT developer based in New Jersey but with growing operations in Detroit, has a new wrinkle on its Detroit-centric marketing — a short video called “Love, Detroit,” released at the Detroit Regoinal Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2013

Robert Ficano with WWJ's Vickie Thomas

Mackinac Panel: Think Long Term About Government Finances

Michigan’s future fiscal stability depends on remembering the bitter lessons the state learned in the last downturn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

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Detroit Mayoral Candidates Square Off On Mackinac Island

The four leading candidates for Mayor of Detroit squared off Thursday night in another debate, this time on Mackinac Island as part of the annual Detroit Chamber of Commerce Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

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$8B Pure Michigan Business Connect Program Grows Through Consumers Power, DTE

The state’s $8 billion Pure Michigan Business Connect program continues to grow, with Consumers Energy and DTE Energy committing to a total of $2 billion in spending with other Michigan-based companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

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