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Rokerthon headed to NMU's Superior Dome

MARQUETTE, MI-- Al Roker of NBC’s The Today Show is coming to Marquette next week. As part of the third annual Rokerthon the weatherman will broadcast from the Superior Dom as NMU students try to break the Guinness World Record for the largest game of freeze tag. The event will be broadcast live on the Today Show. NMU President Fritz Erickson says Northern was one of only five schools selected for the event, beating out schools like Ohio State, the University of Wisconsin, and Virginia Tech....

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In January, two rival gangs clashed in a prison in the Brazilian city of Manaus in the Amazon rain forest. Over 17 hours of fighting, more than 50 prisoners were killed, many decapitated.

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That's the message from Republican lawmakers who Monday night released a series of changes to their plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act.

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