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Summer tourism in Michigan is increasing

michigan1Adults and kids alike look forward to summer time for vacations and trips. Tourism officials say Michigan has been seeing an increase in vacationers this summer. Read more

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Students take field trips to learn about Michigan shipwrecks


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School kids across Michigan are stepping out of the classroom and onto buses for, what for many, is their favorite time of the year, field trips.

Some that are within driving distance of Alpena are learning about a unique part of Michigan history…shipwrecks. Read more

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Energy costs, demand expected to increase this summer

file0001691310751This past winter season impacted more than just Michigan roads.

State officials say the brutal winter and the polar vortex is also likely to impact summer energy prices. Read more

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Conyers on ballot as federal judge strikes down Michigan petition rule

file000495587744A federal judge has struck down Michigan’s requirement that only registered voters can circulate candidate nominating petitions.
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Climate change affecting Michigan wildlife

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Climate change is taking a toll on some of Michigan’s current and future wildlife generations. Read more

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String of identity thefts strike Michigan Walmart stores

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who they say has been using stolen credit cards at stores around the state. Read more

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Grant money heads to City of Gaylord

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New job opportunities are in store for residents in Gaylord. Read more

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Coalition pushes for marijuana decriminalization

With marijuana reforms sweeping the nation, several cities in the state of Michigan may soon be seeing some changes as well. Read more

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New Nutritional Guidelines for Michigan Public Schools.

045When classes begin this fall, Michigan public schools will be operating under new nutritional guidelines. The new guidelines focus on beverage standards and a la carte food items, such as foods from vending machines.
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Law enforcement officials raise awareness on the human toll for crime victims

Each year law enforcement across the country set aside time to acknowledge those impacted by crime through observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. This year’s theme is “30 years: Restoring the Balance of Justice.”
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