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Issues on the August 4, 2015 ballot

The following items are on Tuesday's ballot for counties within the Public Radio 90 listening area: DICKINSON COUNTY Shall separate tax limitations be established for an indefinite period, or until altered by the voters of the County, for the County of Dickinson and the Townships and Intermediate School Districts within the County, the aggregate of which shall not exceed 9.2103 mills as follows: Mills County of Dickinson 7.6403 Townships 1.40 Intermediate School Districts .17 _____ Total 9...
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Part of CR 480 shut down

NEGAUNEE, MI-- The Marquette County Road Commission is closing a portion of County Road 480 for a construction project starting Monday. The deck of the bridge in the city of Negaunee will be replaced and maintenance will be performed on its steel beams. The project is expected to cost about $900,000. No through traffic will be allowed on CR 480 between Healy Avenue and M-35. Officials say the closure will last until November 15.
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Wanted: More Bulls With No Horns

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The next time you're in the dairy aisle at the supermarket, take a moment to imagine the animals that produced all that milk. Do these cows have horns? Chances are they do, or at least they did at birth.

About 85 percent of milk sold in the United States comes from Holstein cows born with horns. But it's standard practice for farms to remove horns from cattle to prevent injuries to workers, veterinarians and other cows in the herd.

Oil prices took another drop Monday, rattling the stock market and putting more downward pressure on gasoline prices.

For oil companies, the price slump is hitting hard at profits, but for U.S. motorists, the downshift has brought savings at the pump.

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Ultimate Frisbee Recognized By Olympic Committee

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Puerto Rico Fails To Make Its Bond Payment

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Obama Challenges Power Engineers To Do More With Less

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