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Branches of a Blue Spruce tree. (iStock)

Michigan Picks State Christmas Tree From Kingsford

A 63-foot blue spruce from the Upper Peninsula has been chosen as this year’s state Christmas tree.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2014

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Authorities: Man Dies After Being Hit By Minivan

Authorities say a 55-year-old man has died after being hit by a minivan while crossing a roadway with a group of people in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2014

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Official: 4 Dogs Killed In Reported UP Wolf Attacks

An official says four hunting dogs have died after two separate reported wolf attacks in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2014

A tractor removes snow along Woodward Avenue as the area deals with record breaking freezing weather January 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Federal Support For Polar Vortex Damage Rejected

State officials say they are exploring alternatives to help communities recover and rebuild.

CBS Detroit–07/25/2014

Enjoy kayaking on your vacation (Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

Kayaker Drowns In Upper Peninsula

Michigan State Police troopers say the Delta County man drowned Friday on Little Bay De Noc in Brampton Township after he was reported missing.

CBS Detroit–07/19/2014

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Auditions For Michigan Made Film ‘Superior’ Being Held In Hancock

Anyone looking to be a part of a Hollywood movie that will be filmed in the Upper Peninsula, now is your chance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

Jason Sadowski -- Charles Cope (Booking Photo)

Men Get Decades In Prison For Women’s Abduction, Torture

Officers found the women duct-taped to support posts in the basement of a martial arts studio after one of the women was able to get a cellphone and call 911.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2014

Mike Barker (Facebook photo)

Pink Mohawk Won’t Keep Student From Track Meets

A northern Michigan high school student who wasn’t allowed to participate in a track meet because of his pink mohawk hairstyle will be allowed to compete in future events.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2014

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“Yooper” To Be Added To The Dictionary

It took more than 10 years, but an Upper Peninsula man has finally convinced the people from Merriam-Webster to include the word “yooper.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2014

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UP School’s Burning Of Snowman Postponed By Weather

A traditional burning of a snowman ceremony at an Upper Peninsula university has been postponed because of a snowstorm.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2014

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