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2 Face Charges For Illegally Killing Cougar In UP

State Natural Resources officials say two Bay County men face charges after a cougar was illegally killed in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

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Snyder Declares Energy Emergency In The UP

The governor’s order allows drivers to exceed the number of hours and consecutive days they can transport propane in Michigan due to a temporary shortage of propane.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2013

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Ishpeming Hospital Bought By LifePoint; Hancock Hospital Joint Venture Deal Reached

The board of directors of Ishpeming’s Bell Hospital Monday announced a final agreement for the hospital’s acquisition by Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Hospitals lnc. LifePoint also announced a health care joint venture elsewhere in the Upper Peninsula, with Hancock-based Portage Health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2013

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AT&T Expands Mobile Internet Capacity In Northern Michigan

Customers in northern Michigan are expected to experience improved mobile Internet coverage and voice performance as a result of continued investment by AT&T Inc.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2013

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Ex-McDonald’s Worker With Hepatitis C Gets Jail Time For Spitting In Cop’s Food

Prosecutors say the 24-year-old former McDonald’s employee spit into a police officer’s sandwich.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2013

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Officials Review Plan For Michigan Limestone Mine

A proposal under review by the state could allow a Canada-based supplier of lime and limestone products to acquire more than 10,000 acres of state-managed UP forest for use as a mine.

11/08/2013

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McDonald’s Worker Pleads In Sandwich Spitting Case

A 24-year-old McDonald’s restaurant employee has reached a deal in a case that accuses him of spitting into a police officer’s sandwich.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2013

An aerial view of the Michigan Technological University campus in Houghton. (Michigan Tech photo.)

MTEC SmartZone, MTU Career Services, Employers, Students Connect At Career Fair

The MTEC Smart Zone’s satellite office program continues to grow in the Houghton-Hancock area, giving employers top-notch technical talent from Michigan Technological University, and giving Michigan Tech students a way to remain in the Upper Peninsula with a viable career option.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2013

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Merit Hits Another Fiber Optic Milestone In UP

Merit Network Inc. announced the completion and lighting of the fiber-optic network segment between Watersmeet and Ironwood in the Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2013

An aerial view of the Michigan Technological University campus in Houghton. (Michigan Tech photo.)

Michigan Tech Project Seeks To Build More UP Businesses

Michigan Technological University is participating in the state’s University Center for Regional Economic Innovation, with a project designed to inform entrepreneurs of opportunities in the Upper Peninsula while identifying gaps in resources and possible ways to bridge those gaps.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2013

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