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UPDATE: Partition falls on young girl at Gwinn High School

UPDATE, 9/4/15: Police say they received notification around 6:15 a.m. Friday that four-year-old Amarah Filizetti passed away from her injuries received in the accident in Gwinn High School Thursday. The investigation into the accident is ongoing. The family of Amarah asks for privacy at this time. __________ GWINN, MI-- A four-year-old girl has been seriously injured in an accident at Gwinn High School. Forsyth Township Police say Thursday around 10:15 a.m. they were called to the high...
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Meth dump found in Alger County cemetery

MUNISING, MI-- A meth dump site has been found in Munising. City Police say the site was discovered around 8 a.m. Thursday on the southern end of Maple Grove Cemetery. The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team was called in to gather evidence and clean up hazardous materials. Anyone with information regarding the meth site is asked to call Munising Police at 387-2275, or the Alger County Sheriff’s Department at 387-7027.
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President Obama took to Facebook Thursday night to comment on a photo of an Iranian father and son posted by the popular photography blog Humans of New York.

The blog, which began in 2010 as a series of portraits of people on the streets of The Big Apple, has become something of a global phenomenon. Creator Brandon Stanton has recently been in Iran, sharing images and stories of people and life there.

We're not shy about our affinity for the Cherokee Purple, a purplish package of sweet, acid and savory tomato greatness.

Joe Biden doesn't sound like a man who's preparing for a grueling presidential campaign.

The vice president's latest remarks on a potential 2016 bid came Thursday night, questioning whether he has the "emotional energy" to run so soon after his eldest son, Beau, died from brain cancer in May.

Kim Davis, a clerk in Rowan County, Ky., is in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses after same-sex marriage became legal. A same-sex couple received a marriage license in Davis' office Friday morning from a deputy clerk.

But the controversy isn't over. It has divided the crowded campaign trail into those who stand with Davis, and those who don't — plus one in the middle.

MARINETTE, WI (AP)--   The U.S. Navy is naming a combat ship after the Twin Cities.  

The Department of Defense said in a news release Thursday that the Navy's next Freedom-class littoral combat ship would be named the USS Minneapolis/St. Paul.

The department says the fast ships are used in mine, anti-submarine and surface warfare.

This is the second ship to have the name. The first was a submarine that was commissioned in 1984.

ROCK, MI (AP)--   A Delta County community has a special postage cancelation mark for its 150th 

anniversary.

The Daily Press reports people will be able to have stamps canceled using the special design at the community of Rock's Labor Day celebration Saturday. Rock Postmaster Linda Hamill had applied with the U.S. Postal Service to get the special cancelation mark.

According to Hamill, the mark has a design of the Upper Peninsula with Rock's location marked by a star. The mark also includes "Rock 150."

MUNISING, MI--   A meth dump site has been found in Munising.   

City Police say the site was discovered around 8 a.m. Thursday on the southern end of Maple Grove Cemetery. 

The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team was called in to gather evidence and clean up hazardous materials. 

Anyone with information regarding the meth site is asked to call Munising Police at 387-2275, or the Alger County Sheriff’s Department at 387-7027.  

ISHPEMING, MI--   The City of Ishpeming has a new boating site on Lake Angeline.  

The Department of Natural Resources says the 120-foot-long launch ramp and 30-foot-long skid pier opened Friday.  The 1.4-acre site off lower Pine Street also includes a vault toilet and parking for 15 vehicles. 

Money for the $90,000 project came from a damage settlement from Upper Peninsula Power Company related to a fuse plug failure at the Silver Lake Dam in 2003. 

DNR officials hope to get additional money to pave the road leading down to the boat launch. 

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