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Thunder skates into Alpena – new team inks 3 year deal
April 28, 2010 – 6:30 am
Thunder skates into Alpena – new team inks 3 year deal

Hockey fans in Alpena will have a new team to cheer for, starting later this year.

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UPDATE: 1 of 4 victims identified in fatal fire
April 28, 2010 – 6:07 am
UPDATE: 1 of 4 victims identified in fatal fire

One of the 4 people found dead following a house fire in Mikado Friday, has been identified.

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Alpena County approves virtual 911 center & new website
April 28, 2010 – 6:06 am
Alpena County approves virtual 911 center & new website

Alpena County Commissioners are pursing a 3 year deal with a company that promises to provide a free website to promote the area.

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ARMC trustees review March finances & approve 3 purchases
April 28, 2010 – 6:05 am
ARMC trustees review March finances & approve 3 purchases

Following three of months of large financial losses, the bottom line improved for Alpena Regional Medical Center in March.

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Judge’s son tells TNRN he was “growing pot for dad”
April 28, 2010 – 6:04 am
Judge’s son tells TNRN he was “growing pot for dad”

A number of motions were filed by the defense Tuesday, in the case of an Alpena man charged with growing marijuana out of his State Street home.

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Grass fire near Hillman threatens buildings
April 28, 2010 – 6:03 am
Grass fire near Hillman threatens buildings

Fire crews were quick to respond to a wildfire fire Tuesday, that threatened to torch some buildings near Hillman.

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Man on meds causes two-car crash on Chisholm
April 28, 2010 – 6:01 am
Man on meds causes two-car crash on Chisholm

Police arrested a 20 year-old Alpena man Tuesday, following a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of Chisholm and Eighth Street.

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Workplace deaths about steady at 121 in Michigan
April 28, 2010 – 6:00 am
Workplace deaths about steady at 121 in Michigan

A new report says 121 people died from on-the-job injuries in Michigan in one year, meaning work places remain about as deadly as they were one year earlier.

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Final bill stalling Michigan’s texting ban plan
April 28, 2010 – 5:57 am
Final bill stalling Michigan’s texting ban plan

The plan to ban the use of cell phones to send text messages or e-mail while driving in Michigan remains unfinished.

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NY human rights group says Iraq torture routine
April 28, 2010 – 5:55 am
NY human rights group says Iraq torture routine

A New York-based human rights group says the torture of Iraqi detainees at a makeshift Baghdad prison housing mostly Sunnis was routine and systematic.

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Hawaii seeks to ban harvesting of shark fins
April 28, 2010 – 5:53 am
Hawaii seeks to ban harvesting of shark fins

Hawaii is attempting to ban the practice of killing sharks for the purpose of making shark-fin soup.

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Louis J. Yakes
April 28, 2010 – 12:20 am
Louis J. Yakes

Louis J. Yakes, 84, of Alpena, passed away at Tendercare/Alpena on Tuesday, April 27, 2010.
Surviving are his wife: Charlotte, 6 children: Susan (Eugene) Dunlay, Patricia (Randall) Burns, Nancy Heine, Robert (Beth) …

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