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Leslie Roy -- Lee Marie Wright (handout photo)

Police Still Searching For 2 Sisters Missing In UP On Trip Through Michigan

State police still are searching for two sisters from Nebraska and Oklahoma who have been missing for a week during a trip to visit family and sightsee in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2015

Leslie Roy -- Lee Marie Wright (handout photo)

Tourists Go Missing In Michigan On Trip To Upper Peninsula

Two sisters from out-of-state have gone missing on a trip to visit family and sightsee in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2015


Homeowner Won’t Face Charges After Killing Break-in Suspect

The homeowner fatally shot a 19-year-old man who was among three men breaking into his home in November.

CBS Detroit–04/06/2015

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Wind Farm Critics Want To Stop Expansion In Upper Peninsula

Opponents say 14 turbines in Delta County are noisy and are a threat to birds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2015

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Cougar Sighted In UP, Confirmed By DNR [VIDEO]

The 60 second video contains footage from a trail camera that was setup by hunters from Remus who discovered a deer kill site.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2015


Michigan Man Pleads Guilty In Cigarette Trafficking Scheme

An Upper Peninsula man accused of large-scale cigarette trafficking has pleaded guilty in Detroit federal court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2015

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Weather Conditions Put Damper On Michigan Wildfires In 2014

DNR fire specialist Bryce Avery says the Upper Peninsula had above-average snowfall and, in the spring, snow stayed on the ground longer than usual as temperatures were below average.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2015

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Wolf Attacks Up In Upper Peninsula In 2014

The DNR estimates there were more than 630 wolves in the Upper Peninsula last year, compared to 658 in 2013. The number of attacks, 35, was higher than the 20 reported in 2013.

CBS Detroit–01/17/2015

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2 Accused Of Recording Video Of Dogs Mauling Coyote Face Charges

Criminal charges have been authorized against two Upper Peninsula hunters accused of videotaping hunting dogs mauling a wounded coyote.


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Wind Blamed For Crash Of Small Plane In U.P.

Authorities blame high winds for the crash of a single-engine plane as it tried to take off from Sawyer International Airport in the central Upper Peninsula. The pilot escaped injury.

CBS Detroit–01/05/2015