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The winning Supermileage team from Pennsylvania State University. SAE photo.

Penn State Triumphs At SAE’s Supermileage Competition In Marshall

Four college teams topped 1,000 miles per gallon in specially designed vehicles they built during the SAE “Supermileage” event June 6-7 at Eaton’s Proving Grounds in Marshall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2013

WMU Sunseeker

Eaton Sponsors WMU Student Race Teams

Diversified manufacturer Eaton Corp. announced that it has provided $8,000 to Western Michigan University in support of three student engineering teams.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 7: Wide receiver Mike Furrey #87 of the Detroit Lions rushes upfield against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on September 7, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Former Lion Mike Furrey Named WR Coach At Marshall

Mike Furrey has been named wide receivers coach at Marshall.

97.1 The Ticket–03/08/2013

Oil clings to plants along the Kalamazoo River after an oil spill of approximately 840,000 gallons of crude oil July 28, 2010 in Marshall. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Feds: Neglect, Inaction Caused Michigan Oil Spill

A Canadian company’s failure to deal adequately with cracks in an oil pipeline and its slow response to a 2010 rupture in southwestern Michigan likely caused the most expensive onshore oil spill in U.S. history, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2012

Some of the Supermileage entrants on the test track at the Eaton Corp. proving grounds in Marshall. Photo: SAE

Penn State Team Achieves Nearly 1,500 MPG In Supermileage Competition

A team from Penn State University’s Behrend College won SAE International’s Supermileage engineering competition this year with a fuel efficiency of 1,485 miles per gallon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2012

Members of the 2012 University of Michigan Supermileage Team work on their steering linkage in their workshop at the Wilson Center. Photo by Evan Dougherty, University of Michigan

Mowing Down The Competition: Supermileage Team Aims To Break Fuel Barriers

Can a car really get 3,300 miles to the gallon? The University of Michigan’s Supermileage Team is on its way to proving it can — with a lawnmower engine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

(David McNew/Getty Images)

Campbell Soup To Close Michigan Plant

A Marshall, Michigan manufacutring plant is among the casualties of some big cuts announced by the Campbell Soup Company.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2011

Getty images, File

Final Group Of Turtles Returned To Kalamazoo River

The last of the turtles that were cared for following last summer’s oil spill in southern Michigan have been released into the Kalamazoo River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2011

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Oil Spill Clean-Up Continues In The Kalamazoo River

The clean-up continues from last July’s oil spill which dumped more than 800,000 gallons from an Enbridge oil pipeline into the Kalamazoo River near Marshall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2011

US Rep. Miller Asks Feds To Investigate Pipeline Dent

Michigan Congresswoman Candace Miller is asking the federal government to investigate a dent in an oil pipeline under the St. Clair River. 

08/25/2010

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