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11:15 am
Wed May 7, 2014

U.P. electric cooperative gets federal money for upgrades

GLADSTONE, MI (AP)--   An Upper Peninsula utility cooperative will receive a $7 million loan from the federal government for improvements to 108 miles of electrical lines and other system upgrades. 

The loan to the Gladstone-based Alger-Delta Cooperative Electric Association is part of $540 million from the U.S. Agriculture department's rural utilities program to fund various projects in Michigan and 17 other states.

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Technology
8:54 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Chrysler may recall some midsize sedans

DETROIT, MI (AP)--   Federal safety regulators are investigating complaints about engine stalling in some Chrysler 200 midsize sedans. 

The probe includes about 87,000 of the cars from the 2011 model year that have

3.6-liter V-6 engines.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has received 15 complaints that the engines stall without warning while coasting to a stop.

The probe could lead to a recall.  The safety agency says it's looking into how often the problem happens. 

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