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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

Autumn landscape of birch trees in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. (credit: istock)

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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Merit Lights More REACH-3MC II Network In The UP

Some of the most remote places in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula now have Internet access that can be measured in gigabits per second.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2013

Man Gets 25 To 50 Years For Torture Of Girlfriend’s Teen

An Michigan man who pleaded guilty to abusing his girlfriend’s teenage son has been sentenced to 25 to 50 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2013

Michigan Mom Sentenced In Abuse Of Teen Son

A woman who abused her 15-year-old son and kept him inside their home in the Upper Peninsula for four years has received prison time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2013

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Plan Would Convert Stretch Of Trail Back To Rail

The proposal to convert 1.9 miles of a 20-mile trail to rail is the first such reactivation of a rail line in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2013

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