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Michigan Judge Delays Ruling On Exotic Swine Ban

An Upper Peninsula judge has postponed a ruling on whether Michigan’s ban on exotic swine is constitutional.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2012


Marquette Becomes Verizon’s 400th 4G LTE Market

Verizon Wireless announced that Marquette, Michigan, will become the 400th market to receive high-speed mobile broadband service with the expansion of its 4G Long Term Evolution network on Oct. 18.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2012

Attempt Fails To Get Drugs Into Michigan Prison

Authorities say someone apparently tried to get illegal drugs into a prison in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula by tossing them over a fence to an inmate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2012

UP Health Info Exchange Gets Contract

Nashville, Tenn.-based ICA, a provider of technology that enables care management and health information exchange, announced it has signed a contract with the Upper Peninsula Health Information Exchange.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

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Schools Mull Pledge Of Allegiance, US Flag Bills

Bay City Public Schools Superintendent Doug Newcombe says most schools in his 8,400-student district already set aside time to recite the Pledge of Allegiance – and some of those buildings’ classrooms have U.S. flags on the wall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2012

Hikers Find Body In Upper Peninsula

The Mining Journal in Marquette reports that three female hikers found a badly decomposed body near the water’s edge of a bog.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/14/2012

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Marquette General Joins Duke LifePoint

The Marquette General Health System Board of Trustees and Duke LifePoint Healthcare today announced they have finalized the transaction for Marquette General to be acquired by North Carolina-based Duke LifePoint.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2012

EPA Gives $2.6M To Improve Great Lakes Beaches

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says more than $2.6 million in grants are being awarded to help improve water quality at Great Lakes beaches in Michigan and Wisconsin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

Man Arrested In Women’s Underwear Thefts

Authorities say they’ve arrested a 48-year-old man following the thefts of women’s underwear and bathing suits from UP campsites.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012

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Northern Michigan University Guarantees In-State Tuition For Eligible Vets

Northern, like the other public universities in Michigan, charges lower tuition rates to Michigan residents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2012