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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

Jason Sadowski -- Charles Cope (Booking Photo)

2 Men Face Trial In Women’s Abduction, Torture

A judge has ordered that two Upper Peninsula men stand trial in the abduction, torture and rape of two women in the basement of a business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2013

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‘Bestseller’ Approved for Michigan Film Incentives

The Michigan Film Office announced the feature film Bestseller has been approved for a film incentive from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2013

UP Mom Pleads Guilty To Torturing Son

A woman has pleaded guilty to torturing and abusing her son who was kept inside their home in the UP for four years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2013

(credit: Historical Society of Michigan)

Conference Devoted To History Of Upper Peninsula

The three-day Upper Peninsula History Conference kicks off Friday in Houghton. It’s the 64th annual event.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

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