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Cambensy declares candidacy for 109th House seat

Marquette, MI - A Marquette City Commissioner has thrown her hat in the ring for the 109 th State House of Representatives seat. Sara Cambensy made her announcement yesterday (Tuesday at the Peter White Library in Marquette. Cambensy says she chose the date of her announcement to coincide with ‘Tax Day’ because – quote - the most important issues our state needs to address revolve around our tax dollars and how they are being spent in Lansing – end quote. Her top priority is to bring the...

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Erin Moran, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the 1970s sitcom, Happy Days, is dead at age 56, according to media reports.

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NPR has not been able to independently confirm her death.

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