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US bailout helped overseas banks too
August 12, 2010 – 3:25 am
US bailout helped overseas banks too

A congressional watchdog panel says the $700 billion U.S. bailout program launched in response to the global economic meltdown had a far greater impact overseas than other countries’ financial rescue plans did on the U.S.

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Almond Joy Cheesecakes
August 12, 2010 – 12:01 am
Almond Joy Cheesecakes

These Almond Joy cheesecakes are completely addictive with rich coconut-tinged cheesecake, toasted slivered almonds and coconut, and dark chocolate ganache.

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Wolverine files appeal on denial of permit for Rogers City plant
August 11, 2010 – 9:19 am
Wolverine files appeal on denial of permit for Rogers City plant

Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative has filed an appeal to reverse an earlier decision that denied the company an air quality permit needed to move forward with a proposed power plant in Rogers City.

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APS coaches save most sports
August 11, 2010 – 7:23 am
APS coaches save most sports

It appears most sports and teams for Alpena Public Schools will be back in 2010-11.

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Alpena GOP wants city to reconsider use of Culligan Plaza
August 11, 2010 – 7:13 am
Alpena GOP wants city to reconsider use of Culligan Plaza

The Alpena Municipal Council will be reviewing a policy that restricts political events from being held in front of Culligan Plaza.

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Martin changes plea on probation violation for Ella White incident
August 11, 2010 – 7:10 am
Martin changes plea on probation violation for Ella White incident

The Alpena woman linked to an assault at Ella White Elementary School has changed her plea on a parole violation.

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V-J Day Festival returns to Hillman
August 11, 2010 – 7:09 am
V-J Day Festival returns to Hillman

The 65th annual V-J Day Festival returns to Hillman this weekend.

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Stupak says bill will save 214 teacher jobs in N. Michigan
August 11, 2010 – 7:08 am
Stupak says bill will save 214 teacher jobs in N. Michigan

The U.S. House pushed through an emergency $26 billion jobs bill Tuesday, that Democrats said would save 300,000 teachers, police and others from election-year layoffs.

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City opens DPW for yard waste drop off
August 11, 2010 – 7:06 am
City opens DPW for yard waste drop off

The City of Alpena is opening its’ public works service center Saturday, so residents can drop off bagged grass, brush and other yard waste.

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DHD #4 Alpena offering free vision & hearing screening
August 11, 2010 – 7:04 am
DHD #4 Alpena offering free vision & hearing screening

District Health Department #4 in Alpena is offering free vision and hearing screenings for children entering kindergarten through age 18.

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Hunt for suspected serial killer hits 3 states
August 11, 2010 – 6:58 am
Hunt for suspected serial killer hits 3 states

Authorities believe a white man suspected of killing five men and wounding 11 others in and around Flint, Michigan since May is also responsible for three recent attacks in Virginia and one in Ohio.

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U.P. fan walks across state to support lowly Lions
August 11, 2010 – 6:57 am
U.P. fan walks across state to support lowly Lions

Some Detroit Lions fans have marched wearing the colors of opposing teams.

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