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Feeding Alpena’s children during the summer months
June 14, 2019 – 12:56 am
Feeding Alpena’s children during the summer months

There’s little doubt most children in the Alpena area are excited about the end of the school year; unfortunately that means many of them will lose their main source of a nutritional meal.

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Working group comes up with alternative to alcohol ban on MI rivers
June 14, 2019 – 12:44 am
Working group comes up with alternative to alcohol ban on MI rivers

The Huron-Manistee National Forests and a group of community partners have come up with an action plan that replaces an alcohol ban proposed earlier this year for sections of the AuSable, Manistee, and Pine rivers.

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Children need to know about gun safety
June 14, 2019 – 12:38 am
Children need to know about gun safety

According to the Michigan State Police, thirty-three percent of U.S. households have a gun in the home and half of the owners do not properly secure them, creating a dangerous situation – especially when children are in the home.

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APS summer reading program
June 14, 2019 – 12:30 am
APS summer reading program

Alpena Public Schools is offering a summer reading program for young children who are currently in junior kindergarten through first grade.

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AAA: Drivers numbing to higher prices at the pump?
June 14, 2019 – 12:22 am
AAA: Drivers numbing to higher prices at the pump?

AAA says when it comes to filling-up at the pump, Americans are changing their perception of what they consider “too expensive.”

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MSP Alpena post takes 98 complaints over week
June 14, 2019 – 12:16 am
MSP Alpena post takes 98 complaints over week

Residents of northeast Michigan placed 98 calls for service to the Michigan State Police Alpena Post over the week.

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Werth Rd. bridge closed, west of Hobbs Dr.
June 14, 2019 – 12:12 am
Werth Rd. bridge closed, west of Hobbs Dr.

The Werth Road bridge over Mud Creek, just west of Hobbs Drive in Alpena, is closed for a portion of Friday so crews for the road commission can makes repairs to the driving surface.

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Split Michigan House OKs plan to shift fuel taxes to roads
June 14, 2019 – 12:08 am
Split Michigan House OKs plan to shift fuel taxes to roads

Sales taxes collected at the pump would be shifted to road repairs under a budget plan approved by a divided Michigan House.

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Obsession with 1999 attack could shape Columbine’s future
June 14, 2019 – 12:02 am
Obsession with 1999 attack could shape Columbine’s future

Two decades after the name “Columbine” became synonymous with a school shooting, the suburban Denver community surrounding the school is debating whether it’s time to tear down a building that also became a beacon for people obsessed with the killings.

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Flag Day celebration in Rogers City includes Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial
June 13, 2019 – 12:56 am
Flag Day celebration in Rogers City includes Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial

The Michigan Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial will be rolling through northeast Michigan this week, with a special stop in Rogers City in celebration of Flag Day.

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Cheboygan group receives over $415K for downtown mixed-used development
June 13, 2019 – 12:42 am
Cheboygan group receives over $415K for downtown mixed-used development

A large revitalization in Cheboygan is expected to create jobs and transform a portion of the downtown area.

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APS to raise lunch prices slightly in 2019-20
June 13, 2019 – 12:34 am
APS to raise lunch prices slightly in 2019-20

It will cost some students at Alpena Public Schools a little more to move through the lunch line next year.

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