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Tired ears? There's time to nominate 2021's annoying words

Oct. 30, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Ready to put a stake in a word that just irritates you? Lake Superior State University is accepting candidates for its 47th annual tongue-in-cheek list of words or phrases that should be banished. The deadline to...

Center in UP to look at impact of oil spills in freshwater

Oct. 23, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Lake Superior State University in Michigan’s eastern Upper Peninsula has been selected as a hub for a center that will look at the impacts of oil spills in freshwater environments. The U.S. Coast Guard National Center of Expertise for...

Man charged in Michigan pipe bomb case ordered jailed

Sep. 24, 2021 12:51 PM EDT

BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — A 75-year-old northern Michigan man accused of placing pipe bombs outside two phone stores was ordered jailed Friday until his trial. John D. Allen of Whittemore waived his right to a detention hearing in Bay City, MLive.com reported. U.S....

Man charged with placing pipe bombs outside phone stores

Sep. 21, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

WHITTEMORE, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan man said he placed pipe bombs outside two phone stores because he was upset with “immoral content” on phones and cable TV, according to the FBI. Authorities filed charges Tuesday against John D. Allen of Whittemore, less...

FBI investigates 2 bombs found near northern Michigan stores

Sep. 19, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

CHEBOYGAN, Mich. (AP) — The FBI said two explosive devices recently found outside cellphone stores in northern Michigan are believed to be linked to letters found last month in the Upper Peninsula. The bombs, which were discovered and defused Thursday, were found in...

FBI asks public's help after explosives found in N. Michigan

Sep. 17, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

CHEBOYGAN, Mich. (AP) — Explosive devices were found in boxes outside two phone stores in northern Michigan, the FBI said Friday. The devices were discovered Thursday in Cheboygan in the northern Lower Peninsula and Sault Ste. Marie in the Upper Peninsula, authorities...