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Mich. governor, spouse pay 43K in taxes for 2009
May 5, 2010 – 3:02 am
Mich. governor, spouse pay 43K in taxes for 2009

The 2009 income tax returns of Governor Jennifer Granholm and her husband show the couple paid nearly $43,000 in federal, state and local taxes on gross income of about $195,000.

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FDA found bacteria in lots for recalled Tylenol
May 5, 2010 – 3:00 am
FDA found bacteria in lots for recalled Tylenol

The Food and Drug Administration says ingredients used in some of the 40 varieties of children’s cold medicines recalled last week were contaminated with bacteria.

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Lynn Alexander Wallace
May 5, 2010 – 12:59 am
Lynn Alexander Wallace

Lynn Alexander Wallace, 85, a lifelong resident of Alpena, Michigan and Wilson Township, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, May 3, 2010.

Lynn was born in Alpena on February 28, …

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Rebecca K. Thomas
May 5, 2010 – 12:56 am
Rebecca K. Thomas

Rebecca Katherine Thomas, 24, of Pontiac, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at Alpena Regional Medical Center.
Rebecca was born July 25, 1985 in Alpena and joined the United States Army, which …

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Leo Patrick Mahar
May 5, 2010 – 12:54 am
Leo Patrick Mahar

Leo Patrick Mahar, 78, of 2236 S. Third Avenue, Alpena, passed away at home on Monday, May 3, 2010.
Born in Detroit on September 14, 1931 to the late Edward and Minerva (Boardman) Mahar and …

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Joyce L. Crevier
May 4, 2010 – 12:45 pm
Joyce L. Crevier

Crevier Funeral

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Wife & two granddaughters expected victims of Mikado fire
May 4, 2010 – 6:02 am
Wife & two granddaughters expected victims of Mikado fire

When the autopsies come back on the remaining three victims of a deadly house fire in Mikado, the bodies are expected to be identified as the wife and two young grandchildren of homeowner Dennis Paul Bernard.

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Alpena City Council votes down energy efficiency proposal
May 4, 2010 – 5:00 am
Alpena City Council votes down energy efficiency proposal

The Alpena Municipal Council voted down an energy efficiency proposal Monday night, that for the time being shuts off a stream of revenue that would have been realized by replacing water meters.

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Council gets first look at proposed budget for 2010-11
May 4, 2010 – 4:54 am
Council gets first look at proposed budget for 2010-11

The City of Alpena has released the first draft of its $9.7 million fiscal year budget for 2010-11.

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No word from Cox on sharing of Lafarge settlement
May 4, 2010 – 4:52 am
No word from Cox on sharing of Lafarge settlement

Alpena County is still waiting to hear back from the Michigan Attorney General’s Office on whether it will share a portion of the financial settlement the State received from Lafarge North America Inc.

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ACC 2010 commencement activities
May 4, 2010 – 4:50 am
ACC 2010 commencement activities

Alpena Community College graduates from the class of 2010 are ready to strut their stuff.

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Gries sentenced for embezzling from Alpena Payless Shoes
May 4, 2010 – 4:48 am
Gries sentenced for embezzling from Alpena Payless Shoes

A former employee of the Payless Shoes store in the Alpena Mall has been sentenced to jail.

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