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Case changes course – DPI shooter now headed toward trial
December 20, 2019 – 12:44 am
Case changes course – DPI shooter now headed toward trial

The case against the Alpena man who allegedly fired shots at the Decorative Panels International (DPI) plant in May, changed course this week and is now headed toward a possible trial.

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6 donors to match red kettle donations in Alpena this weekend
December 20, 2019 – 12:38 am
6 donors to match red kettle donations in Alpena this weekend

Due to the generosity of six anonymous donors, every dollar donated to the Salvation Army red kettle campaign in Alpena this weekend, will be matched up to $5,000.

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Allor invites residents to January office hours
December 20, 2019 – 12:30 am
Allor invites residents to January office hours

State Rep. Sue Allor is inviting residents to stop in at one of her informal office hour stops in January.

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Alcona deputies respond to suicides, burglaries, threats & more
December 20, 2019 – 12:22 am
Alcona deputies respond to suicides, burglaries, threats & more

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to numerous serious complaints last week, including two calls each for a suicidal person, burglary and domestic violence.

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Reports indicate Michigan man may be baby abducted in 1964
December 20, 2019 – 12:14 am
Reports indicate Michigan man may be baby abducted in 1964

The 1964 kidnapping of a newborn boy from a Chicago hospital is drawing attention again, more than 55 years later.

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Space Force will start small but let Trump claim big win
December 20, 2019 – 12:08 am
Space Force will start small but let Trump claim big win

The Trump administration is celebrating the launching of Space Force, the first new military service in more than 70 years.

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HUD reporting 2.7% percent uptick in homeless population
December 20, 2019 – 12:02 am
HUD reporting 2.7% percent uptick in homeless population

The federal government is reporting a 2.7 percent increase in the nation’s homeless population based on its annual count taken in January 2019.

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LOCAL SPORTS THURSDAY 12-19-19
December 19, 2019 – 5:58 am
LOCAL SPORTS THURSDAY 12-19-19

Thursday’s Sports Update

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Sheriff’s office selling/absorbing equipment following loss of base security contract
December 19, 2019 – 12:58 am
Sheriff’s office selling/absorbing equipment following loss of base security contract

The contract between the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office and the Combat Readiness Training Center (CRTC) for security duties officially ended November 1 after approximately 13 years.

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City recognizes outstanding employees for 2019
December 19, 2019 – 12:40 am
City recognizes outstanding employees for 2019

The City of Alpena has recognized seven employees for their hard work and cooperative spirits over the past year.

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Alpena teen gets 30 months-15 years for holdup at park
December 19, 2019 – 12:30 am
Alpena teen gets 30 months-15 years for holdup at park

An Alpena teen has been sentenced to a lengthy prison stay for committing an armed robbery at Thompson Park.

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Despite cold & snow, winter first arrives Saturday
December 19, 2019 – 12:22 am
Despite cold & snow, winter first arrives Saturday

Even though temperatures have been for the most part below average since late October, and the first measurable snow blanketed northeast Michigan on Halloween, the first day of winter doesn’t officially arrive until Saturday at 11:19 p.m.

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