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City approves another tax abatement for downtown housing
June 1, 2010 – 6:11 am
City approves another tax abatement for downtown housing

The City of Alpena recently approved a 12-year tax abatement for the rehabilitation of a building that will provide two additional apartments in downtown.

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Storms drop hail on Alpena, lightning causes small fire in Atlanta
June 1, 2010 – 6:10 am
Storms drop hail on Alpena, lightning causes small fire in Atlanta

Thunderstorms that raced across Michigan knocked down trees, bringing scattered floods and blacking out at least 43,000 utility customers.

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DNRE celebrates 20 days of kayaking & canoeing with local events
June 1, 2010 – 6:09 am
DNRE celebrates 20 days of kayaking & canoeing with local events

With four Great Lakes, 11,000 inland lakes, and countless rivers and streams, Michigan offers paddling destinations for all ability levels

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Woman taken to hospital following ATV accident in Montmorency Co
June 1, 2010 – 6:06 am
Woman taken to hospital following ATV accident in Montmorency Co

A woman was rushed to the hospital over the weekend, following an ATV accident north of Atlanta.

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Domestic assault near Atlanta lands 20 year-old in jail
June 1, 2010 – 6:06 am
Domestic assault near Atlanta lands 20 year-old in jail

An early morning argument in the Atlanta area quickly escalated Monday, and ended with the arrest of a 20 year-old man.

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Blood drive at the Alpena Mall
June 1, 2010 – 6:04 am
Blood drive at the Alpena Mall

An American Red Cross blood drive is being held at the Alpena Mall on Thursday.

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State gas prices down 4 cents
June 1, 2010 – 6:03 am
State gas prices down 4 cents

Motorists in Michigan are enjoying lower prices at the pump for the third week in a row.

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Second Ave. Bridge opening
June 1, 2010 – 6:02 am
Second Ave. Bridge opening

The Second Avenue Bridge in Alpena will be opened Wednesday, so crews can perform monthly routine maintenance and inspection.

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Tawas State Park hosting history-focused event
June 1, 2010 – 6:01 am
Tawas State Park hosting history-focused event

Many Michigan state parks are hosting history-focused events in the coming months.

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US bike route planned for western, upper Mich.
June 1, 2010 – 5:55 am
US bike route planned for western, upper Mich.

A Michigan transportation official says local planners will determine the path of a national bicycle route proposed to follow much of Lake Michigan’s eastern shore.

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Six MI water deaths reported over holiday weekend
June 1, 2010 – 5:54 am
Six MI water deaths reported over holiday weekend

A Lincoln Park man who drowned at a beach in Monroe County was one of at least six people killed in water accidents in Michigan over the Memorial holiday weekend.

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Theresa M. Lauer
May 31, 2010 – 10:43 pm
Theresa M. Lauer

Theresa M. Lauer, 85, of Alpena passed away Monday, May 31, 2010 at home.
Complete arrangements will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of the Alpena News

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