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Man injured in Marquette cliff fall

MARQUETTE, MI-- A 20-year-old male is hospitalized, after he fell off a cliff at Presque Isle Park in Marquette. Friday around 8:30 p.m. the Marquette City Fire Department was called to the Black Rocks area of the island on a report that the man had fallen about 20 feet to the rocks below. A bystander pulled him out of the water. Personnel removed the victim from the area with a basket. He was taken to UP Health System Marquette for treatment. The man’s name and condition have not been...
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New GM for Eagle Mine

MARQUETTE, MI-- Eagle Mine has announced an interim general manager for the mine on Marquette County’s Yellow Dog Plains. Peter Richardson’s position became effective Monday. He holds a master’s degree in metallurgical engineering and spent more than 20 years with Swedish-based mining company Boliden before coming to Lundin Mining. Richardson was most recently the director for strategy and business development for all Boliden mines. Eagle is the nation’s only primary nickel mine.
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The current front-runner in the Republican presidential primary, Donald Trump, is sparking a debate about immigration that's beginning to alienate some conservative Latinos.

"He drowns out a lot of the conservative field, and it's very bad for the Republican Party," said Ricky Salabarria, a stylish 22-year-old Hispanic consultant from Florida, who dons a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses tucked into his pink dress shirt at a bar in Northern Virginia.

As a culture, we tend to ignore the advice to eat more fish. On average, Americans eat about 3.5 ounces of seafood per week. (Think a can of tuna or sardines).

But evidence shows that consumption of 8 or more ounces of seafood per week can reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular disease, and some studies have linked a regular fish habit over a lifetime to a lower risk of cognitive decline as well.

Participation in sports by girls and young women has soared in recent decades — by 560 percent among high school students since 1972, and 990 percent among college students, according to the Women's Sports Foundation. Highly committed young female athletes now run track, play soccer, basketball, water polo and other demanding sports that require strong bodies.

It seems to be part of human nature to want to belong to a group. People constantly form groups, in all kinds of situations, and high-stakes negotiations on climate change are no exception.

Ever heard of the Umbrella Group? Or the Like-Minded Developing Countries? How about the Group of 77? (Here's a hint — it doesn't actually have 77 countries.)

After sitting down with President Obama, addressing Congress and speaking at the United Nations, Pope Francis will meet with some unique soccer players in New York City in September.

They're migrant teenagers in a youth soccer program co-sponsored by New York's Catholic Charities.

MARQUETTE, MI--   A 20-year-old male is hospitalized, after he fell off a cliff at Presque Isle Park in Marquette. 

Friday around 8:30 p.m. the Marquette City Fire Department was called to the Black Rocks area of the island on a report that the man had fallen about 20 feet to the rocks below.  A bystander pulled him out of the water.  Personnel removed the victim from the area with a basket.  He was taken to UP Health System Marquette for treatment.

The man’s name and condition have not been released. 

The White House announced Sunday that President Obama is changing the name of North America's highest peak.

Mt. McKinley — named after William McKinley, the 25th president, who served in the White House until his assassination in 1901 — is returning to its traditional Alaska Native name, Denali.

Obama will make a public announcement of the name change in Anchorage Monday, during a three-day visit to Alaska.

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