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Police: Michigan Teen Tortured, Kept In Attic For Years

“Neighbors were surprised there was a child in the house .. It was shocking to them,” police said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2013

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DNR Seeks Wolf Hunt In 3 Areas Of Upper Peninsula

State wildlife regulators will propose letting hunters kill several dozen gray wolves this fall in three sections of the Upper Peninsula where other methods have failed to prevent attacks on livestock and pets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

A Dearborn family visits with bear cubs at Oswald's Bear Ranch. (Family photo)

New Michigan Law Allows Handling Of Bear Cubs

A bill allowing visitors to roadside zoos pet, handle and take pictures with bear cubs has been signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

AUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 23: Tim Hardaway Jr. #10 of the Michigan Wolverines dunks against the Virginia Commonwealth Rams during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 23, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan-Made Final Four Floor Heading To Atlanta

The Michigan-made portable maple court for men’s college basketball’s Final Four is making the trip this week to Atlanta.

97.1 The Ticket–03/25/2013

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U.P. Gets Pummeled With 15 Inches Of Snow, More On The Way

A late winter storm has dumped as much as 15 inches of snow on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, with up to 2 feet forecast in places.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

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Snow Coming: Michigan In Path Of Winter Storm

Metro Detroit will see some sleet and slick spots, while the UP could get a foot of snow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2013

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Michigan House Approves Bear Cub Handling Bill

An Upper Peninsula ranch may soon allow visitors to pet and take photos with bear cubs again under legislation approved Thursday by the House despite concerns that it could put people at risk of injury and disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2013

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Winter Storm Dumps Up To 20 Inches Of Snow On Michigan

A strong winter storm has dumped up to 20 inches of snow in parts of northern Michigan — and metro Detroit is expected to see some more on Thursday,

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2013

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1 Sled Dog Killed, 2 Hurt In UP Crash

A sled dog is dead and two are injured after a pickup truck struck a dog team competing in a race in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2013

WWJ Photo/S.L. Stoddart

U.P. Facebook Page Reunites Lost Pets With Owners

What started out small as a place for Copper Country residents to post information about lost or found animals soon grew.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013