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Two arrested for furnishing alcohol in Ishpeming house fall case

ISHPEMING, MI-- The Ishpeming Police Department has arrested two men in connection with a teenaged girl’s fall out of a second-story window May 20. The 15-year-old fell from an unoccupied house at 111 West North Street and sustained serious facial injuries. Police say during the course of the investigation several interviews were conducted. Officers determined a group of underage individuals had attended a party at 917 North Main Street before the incident occurred. Alcohol was allegedly...

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DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA says it expects more than 1.48 million people from Michigan to travel at least 50 miles from home for the July 4th weekend.

The auto club says Thursday it's a 3.3 percent increase from the number of people from the state who traveled during last year's holiday travel period. AAA says the last time the Michigan travel volume for Independence Day weekend was higher was 15 years ago.

The vast majority of those travelers — about 1.3 million — will go by car. Nearly 65,000 will travel by air. Others will go by train, bus or boat.

Louisiana has become the first state to prohibit all public universities from asking applicants about their criminal history.

By some estimates, as many as 70 to 100 million Americans have some kind of criminal record.

Immigration authorities have rounded up nearly 200 Iraqis in recent weeks, and the Trump administration is now under heavy pressure to hold off moves to deport them.

Many of those currently detained are from the minority Chaldean Christian community, which faces severe persecution in Iraq.

U.S. immigration authorities say the detained Iraqis have criminal records, but their families and supporters say many have already served time or paid their fines and that they would face persecution if sent back.

MARQUETTE, MI--   New York-based ticket-buying site TickPick is making even more amends to the Yoopers it insulted this week. 

The Upper Peninsula was left off an interactive map on the company’s website, and when people pointed out the omission they were told the U.P. was just a bunch of forests. When he learned about the Facebook debacle TickPick co-founder Brett Goldberg flew to Marquette and bought beer for everyone at the Blackrocks Brewery. Photos were snapped of him wearing a Stormy Kromer and eating a pasty.

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One of the biggest threats to global agriculture these days is a tiny, bright red weevil.

These little crimson devils eviscerate coconut, date and oil palms, and are native to South Asia. But thanks to globalization, and the fact that these tenacious buggers can fly up to 30 miles a day — over the last three decades they've spread to more than 60 countries from the Caribbean to Southern Europe.

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