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Man Dies, Trucker Jailed After Multi-Vehicle Crash On I-75

Michigan State Police say 38-year-old Grant Childs died after a tractor-trailer struck his vehicle Friday afternoon on north I-75 in Sault Ste. Marie.

CBS Detroit–08/08/2015

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Wildfire In Upper Peninsula’s Marquette County Under Control

An 80-acre wildfire in the Upper Peninsula is under control.

CBS Detroit–08/02/2015

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Crews Battle 100-Acre Wildfire In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

The “County Road 601” wildfire is about 95 percent contained, officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2015

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Police: Man Drank, Didn’t Use Helmet Before ATV Crash Death

State police say a 28-year-old suburban Detroit man died after drinking alcohol and speeding down an Upper Peninsula logging road on an all-terrain vehicle without wearing a helmet or seat belt.

CBS Detroit–05/25/2015

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Michigan Opens New Off-Road Vehicle Route In Upper Peninsula

“We recognize the importance of connecting communities with ORV routes,” Michigan DNR recreation specialist Ron Yesney said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2015

Lee Marie Wright (L) and Leslie Roy were found safe in Michigan's Upper Peninsula after a two week search. (Credit: Michigan State Police)

Tourists Stranded For 2 Weeks In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Survived On Girl Scout Cookies, Snow

“They heard crunching in the woods at night. They thought it was rescuers but no one came. Then they thought it was bears.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2015

Leslie Roy -- Lee Marie Wright (handout photo)

Dozens Of Tips, Helicopter Searches Turn Up Few Clues In Hunt For Missing Tourists In Michigan

Despite several organized searches and dozens of tips submitted by the public, authorities still have no idea what happened to two sisters from out-of-state who disappeared on a trip to visit family and go sightseeing in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2015

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Rash Of Fires In Upper Peninsula Linked To Burning Debris, Careless Fires

Most of these fires are caused by people having campfires or those burning debris who leave the fires unattended.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015

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Michigan Woman Dies After Accidental Fall From Cliff

Authorities say a 70-year-old woman has died after accidentally falling about 40 feet from a cliff in the Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2015

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3 Dead Inside Burned Car Found By Side Of Road

The fire was out when firefighters arrived at the vehicle on a gravel road in Doyle Township.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015