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Marquette, MI – March 25, 2014 – Merriam-Webster Recognizes “Yooper” I guess we’ve made it!  The whole world can now find “Yooper” in the dictionary.  Once considered a derogetory term, (and still considered derogetory by some)… it now is simply defined as “a heartfelt self-description of one in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, past or […]

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Marquette, MI – March 24, 2014 – Obamacare – 4 years Later  Obamacare Turns 4 – and Like Most 4-year-olds, Obamacare has a big appetite, no sense of responsibility, makes some people happy and makes the rest wish it would just go away. To be fair, there are SOME people who are better off under […]

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Marquette, Mi – March 21, 2014 – School Teen Suspended For Doing the Right Thing! A Virginia Beach Middle School student took a razor blade away from another student because he was using it to cut himself. She threw the blade away and told school officials.  In Anybody’s Right Mind this action should be praised  […]

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Marquette, MI – March 21, 2014 – Senator Carl Levin In Marquette – Farewell Tour! Michigan’s Senior Senator Speaks to Students Saying “So-Long” to day at the Reynolds Recital Hall on Northern Michigan’ Campus.  The title of his talk is “Public Service – The Heart of Democracy.  Over the years I’ve been critical of Senator […]

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Marquette, Mi – March 19,2014 – Should You Be Allowed To Bring Your Own Wine To A Restaurant? At first glace, thie question seems a little nutty.  When you go to a restaurant, you can’t bring your own sandwich for one person in your group… and with the possible exception of a birthday cake, you […]

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Get Pre-Approved for the Boat, Sport and RV Show

Marquette, Michigan  -  March 18, 2014  -  The annual Boat, Sport and RV Show is this weekend, March 21-23, at the NMU Superior Dome in Marquette. It’s still cold outside, the but the deals will be HOT inside the Dome! Find the recreation vehicle you’ve been looking for and be ready to enjoy the great […]

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Marquette, MI – Mach 18, 2014 – Hearty U.P. Residents Don’t Need Emergency Declaration Marquette County Officials asked Governor Snyder to declare a State of Emergency for  the county due to the hundreds of residents with frozen water pipes.  They also asked for public works personnel and equipment to help thaw the frozen pipes.  The […]

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Marquette, Mi – March 17, 2014 – Happy St Patrick’s Day!  Today we celebrate the feast of St Patrick – bishop & missionary to Ireland.  On this day “everyone is Irish” (or so they say -whoever THEY are).  Here are some interesting tidbits to ponder today.  If you can’t say “Merry Christmas” in School, why […]

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Marquette, MI – March 14, 2014 – Teachers are Frustrated?  So is the Public!  Negotiations between Marquette Area Teachers and the district have often been contentious – and this round is no worse than others in the past. Do you ever wonder why we “can’t all just get along”?  Even as news articles try to […]

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Spoiled Teen Returns Home to the Parents She Sued

Marquette, MI – March 12, 2014 – Teen Who Sued Parents is Back Home  Some may call this a happy ending to a rather odd story. Just last week I praised the judge who denied the girls demand for $650 in weekly child support as she stayed at a friends house. (That must have been […]

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