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US stocks: Bucking turmoil weighing on global markets

August 11, 2014 NEW YORK — A burst of buying Friday in U.S. stocks defied slumps in other markets and offered hope for investors shaken by geopolitical turmoil. Major U.S. more »»

Waggoner Ranch, among US’ largest, listed for sale

August 11, 2014 FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — One of the largest ranches in the U.S. more »»

Pew: Split views on robot employment in years up to 2025

August 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — In 2025, self-driving cars could be the norm, people could have more leisure time and goods could become cheaper. more »»

Ishpeming VFW Post 4573: Playing key role in west-end community

August 4, 2014 ISHPEMING — For decades, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, or VFW, has been a driving force in ensuring that veterans of war and families of veterans are well taken care of. more »»

Academy develops leaders

August 4, 2014 In this day and age, it’s vital for communities to have involvement from leaders and individuals to ensure a successful, thriving and enjoyable place to work and liv. more »»

GM boosted sales in June by giving discounts to dealers

August 4, 2014 (AP) — As General Motors tackles a safety crisis, a look its numbers from June show just how intent the company is on keeping new-car sales on the rise during a record spate of safety recalls. more »»

Champion Sport and Bait: Serving the needs of western Marquette Co.

July 28, 2014 CHAMPION — Filling a real need in the western Marquette County area: That is the goal of Champion Sport and Bait. more »»

Rave Run coming up

July 28, 2014 ISHPEMING — The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to bring you this summer’s newest race: The Northern Lights Rave Run 5K and Kids’ 1K. more »»

Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

July 28, 2014 MIAMI (AP) — Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. more »»

Finlandia University: Now offering two creative tuition initiatives

July 21, 2014 The same school who earned press nationwide in 2009 when it introduced “Campus and Community: Together for Good,” its unique partnership with Hancock Public Schools, is once again at it this year... more »»

An LSCP update

July 21, 2014 Although hard to believe, we are already over halfway through 2014. more »»

Microsoft cutting 18,000 jobs; shows possible job trend

July 21, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using the Windows... more »»

Heads up World Cup teams: Soccer robots are coming

July 14, 2014 PHILADELPHIA — When robots first started playing soccer, it was a challenge for them just to see the ball. And to stay upright. more »»

Robot writes Torah at Berlin’s Jewish Museum with quill

July 14, 2014 BERLIN — The robot’s quill runs across the paper scroll, from right to left, scribbling down ancient Hebrew letters with black ink. more »»

Happy with past year

July 14, 2014 It’s hard to believe that it has been exactly one year since I sat down to write my first Mining Journal column as the Executive Director for the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commer. more »»

College athlete unions: College presidents are saying no way

July 7, 2014 WASHINGTON — Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the... more »»

UK investigating Facebook over psych experiment

July 7, 2014 LONDON — British data protection authorities are investigating revelations that Facebook conducted a psychological experiment on its users. more »»

Community conversation

July 7, 2014 The Center for Michigan is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization; their objective is to make Michigan a better place by encouraging greater understanding and involvement in policy issues among the state’... more »»

Supreme Court shoots down Aereo: What’s next for Internet TV

June 30, 2014 LOS ANGELES — The Supreme Court shot down Aereo’s business model this week, but that doesn’t mean customers’ desire for a better TV experience is gone. more »»

A west end 4th of July

June 30, 2014 Happy (almost) 4th of July! There is never a shortage of activity during the week of the 4th and this column is going to serve as a rundown of the 4th of July activities taking place in the west en. more »»



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