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New chamber president/CEO says staff working harder than ever during pandemic
March 31, 2020 – 12:20 am
New chamber president/CEO says staff working harder than ever during pandemic

The new president and CEO of the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce says chamber staff is “…working harder than ever to bring resources to our members.”

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MI gas down more than $1 compared to last year
March 31, 2020 – 12:14 am
MI gas down more than $1 compared to last year

The average price of gasoline in Michigan is now more than a dollar per gallon less than one year ago.

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Governor signs supplemental funding bills for COVID-19
March 31, 2020 – 12:10 am
Governor signs supplemental funding bills for COVID-19

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed two supplemental budget bills that provide $150 million in new state funding in the current fiscal year for the response to COVID-19.

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Michigan police say they nabbed long-wanted serial flasher
March 31, 2020 – 12:06 am
Michigan police say they nabbed long-wanted serial flasher

Authorities say a western Michigan man suspected of exposing himself to people for nearly two decades was arrested last week on sexual delinquency charges.

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Gas is cheap, but for many motorists there’s nowhere to go
March 31, 2020 – 12:02 am
Gas is cheap, but for many motorists there’s nowhere to go

U.S. gasoline prices have dropped to their lowest levels in four years, and they are almost sure to go lower as oil prices plunge.

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Alpena jail & others release inmates during COVID-19 pandemic
March 30, 2020 – 12:46 am
Alpena jail & others release inmates during COVID-19 pandemic

The Alpena County Jail has joined other lockups and prisons across the globe in reducing the inmate population to try and slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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Home damaged during weekend fire on Clinton St.
March 30, 2020 – 12:38 am
Home damaged during weekend fire on Clinton St.

A home on Alpena’s east side sustained heavy damage during a weekend fire.

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Coronavirus: MI cases up to 5,486 with 132 deaths
March 30, 2020 – 12:30 am
Coronavirus: MI cases up to 5,486 with 132 deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Michigan grew to 5,486 over the weekend.

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Michigan’s top court looks at small town speeding dispute
March 30, 2020 – 12:24 am
Michigan’s top court looks at small town speeding dispute

The state’s highest court is taking a look at a speed limit dispute in a small town in western Michigan.

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Man charged with touching carts, claiming he has virus
March 30, 2020 – 12:18 am
Man charged with touching carts, claiming he has virus

A Michigan man is in custody after grabbing shopping carts at a grocery store and claiming he has the coronavirus.

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President Trump extends stay at home for another 30 days
March 30, 2020 – 12:10 am
President Trump extends stay at home for another 30 days

President Donald Trump is extending federal guidelines recommending people stay home and away from one another for another 30 days as the coronavirus continues to spread across the country.

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Counties without coronavirus are mostly rural, poor
March 30, 2020 – 12:02 am
Counties without coronavirus are mostly rural, poor

As the coronavirus rages through Europe, and major American cities like New York and Los Angeles, more than a third of counties across the U.S. still have not reported a positive test result for infection across what are predominantly rural areas.

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