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History of St. Patrick’s Day
March 17, 2010 – 5:36 am
History of St. Patrick’s Day

Today is St. Patrick’s Day – a holiday marking the anniversary of the death of St. Patrick during the 5th century.

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Wildfire season – permits required to burn yard waste
March 17, 2010 – 5:32 am
Wildfire season – permits required to burn yard waste

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment is reminding residents they need to obtain a permit before burning yard debris.

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Huron Humane Society asks City for funding
March 17, 2010 – 5:26 am
Huron Humane Society asks City for funding

Leaders of the Huron Humane Society in Alpena say the economy has forced many people to give up their pets and the animal shelter is busier than ever.

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Arrival of SS Alpena marks 151 years of commercial shipping
March 17, 2010 – 5:24 am
Arrival of SS Alpena marks 151 years of commercial shipping

The arrival of the SS Alpena into port Tuesday evening, marked the official start to the 2010 shipping season and the 151st year of commercial shipping in Alpena.

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Two downstate men face drug charges in Alpena
March 17, 2010 – 5:20 am
Two downstate men face drug charges in Alpena

A Flint man who attempted to deliver heroin in the Alpena area has pleaded guilty to drug charges.

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Truck falls into Grand Lake – steel cable to pull it out stolen
March 17, 2010 – 5:18 am
Truck falls into Grand Lake – steel cable to pull it out stolen

Police say the steel cable used to pull a truck out of Grand Lake Thursday, was stolen.

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MI summer tourism ads may not run if lawmakers lag
March 17, 2010 – 5:10 am
MI summer tourism ads may not run if lawmakers lag

Those ads promoting Michigan’s lakes and summer shorelines may never run for the upcoming tourist season if lawmakers don’t act soon.

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State prison numbers drop for 1st time since 1972
March 17, 2010 – 5:06 am
State prison numbers drop for 1st time since 1972

A new report says the number of people in state prisons has dropped for the first time since 1972.

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L. Kay Boldrey
March 17, 2010 – 3:26 am
L. Kay Boldrey

L. Kay Boldrey, 65, of Hillman, passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.
Born on November 2, 1944 in Dearborn to June E. Stevens, being …

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Vandal(s) break into Alpena High & Plaza Pool
March 16, 2010 – 8:36 am
Vandal(s) break into Alpena High & Plaza Pool

Police are looking for the person or persons who broke into Alpena High School Sunday on their way to some vending machines inside the Plaza Pool.

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Two injured on way to Rogers City High
March 16, 2010 – 8:30 am
Two injured on way to Rogers City High

The driver of a vehicle taking three students to Rogers City High School may have fallen asleep at the wheel Monday, causing a single-vehicle accident.

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Rogers City playoff run ends at regional
March 16, 2010 – 6:14 am
Rogers City playoff run ends at regional

The Rogers City boys basketball team finished a memorable season that included a Class C District Championship.

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