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Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame

April 25, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo says it’s dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer worries and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda. more »»

A stint for a stent

April 25, 2015 I have always said that I will write Family Matters until my mother is no longer living. I say this because she cuts out my columns and saves most of them in a binder, which allows me not t. more »»

BYOB: It’s brew your own beer at some colleges

April 25, 2015 POMONA, Calif. (AP) — A bachelor’s in beer? A master’s in malt? Not quite. But these days some colleges are teaching students to make beer as part of their studies. more »»

Creating a Mining Village

April 25, 2015 During the early summer of 1843, two mineral land agencies were established in the Copper Country. more »»

Mobile app could speed O’Hare passport lines

April 25, 2015 CHICAGO (AP) — International travelers arriving at Chicago’s O’Hare airport should find shorter lines at passport control thanks to a smartphone app. more »»

Food Babe blogger Vani Hari taking heat over health science

April 25, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — As truth wars go, Vani Hari of the Food Babe blog has produced a doozy. more »»

‘The Last Lifeboat’ at HHS

April 23, 2015 HOUGHTON?— If you were on a sinking ship, would you get on the last lifeboat? J. Bruce Ismay did just that, and it changed the course of his life. “Even though (J. more »»

Scott Helmer on his comeback, playing for charity

April 23, 2015 Musician Scott Helmer is no stranger to hard times, but by overcoming his own mistakes, he has gone on to follow his passions and help others along the way. more »»

Keweenaw Area Jazz Band wins Outstanding Combo

April 23, 2015 MARQUETTE? — Keweenaw Area Jazz Band (KAJB) performed at the 19th Annual Northern Michigan University Jazz Festival on April 17 and received the highest honor for jazz combo. more »»

‘In the cave’ potluck at the CCCAC

April 23, 2015 HANCOCK?— In the fall of 2014, Copper Country Community Arts Center Assistant Director Bonnie Loukus spent time as an intern at Cave Paper. more »»

‘Woman in Gold’ vastly oversimplifies complex themes

April 23, 2015 Sixty years after fleeing from Austria during the Nazi occupation, elderly Jewish woman Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren) hears of the country’s new restitution policies, and seeks to retrieve artwork... more »»

‘In the Throes of Radios’ Friday

April 23, 2015 HOUGHTON,— This Friday, April 24, 2015, at 7:30 PM, Michigan Technological University’s Superior Wind Symphony, under the direction of Mike Christianson, presents their final concert of the 2014-15... more »»

‘Suites!’ at the Rozsa Saturday

April 23, 2015 HOUGHTON — The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra takes their show on the road! The KSO concludes a five-city tour with a concert titled”Suites!’” at the Rozsa Center on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 7:30 PM. more »»

Tech Jazz, Pat Donohue and The Blue Dirt Band at the Orpheum

April 23, 2015 HANCOCK?— Tonight is the Michigan Technological University Jazz Program R&D Big Band’s end-of-year concert. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. and the music begins at 8:30. Tickets are $5. more »»

Diversity Study: Super Bowl ads less gender offensive

April 23, 2015 While Super Bowl XLIX commercials were more sensitive and less gender offensive than in past years, women and people of color remain vastly underrepresented among the creative directors who are... more »»

A rescue to remember

April 18, 2015 HOUGHTON — With the summer months fast approaching, the idea of spending a day on the lake becomes more and more appealing. But an incident that happened in Oct. more »»

Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

April 18, 2015 NEW YORK — Under pressure from an expanding number of cheaper online video services, the long-dominant bundle of channels offered by pay-TV companies is becoming a bit more flexible. more »»

Faith in humanity

April 18, 2015 This month marks my one year anniversary writing for the DMG. I started my entire venture last April with an article about how we should all be a little kinder. I am taking my own advice. more »»

Back on the USA Network: Sports return with NHL playoffs

April 18, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — In the three decades since USA Network had last broadcast an NHL playoff game, just about everything in television watching changed. more »»

Copper Country roads

April 18, 2015 Today Copper Harbor, Eagle Harbor, and Eagle River are popular tourist destinations; but in the 1840’s there were no interior roads, meaning today’s destinations were yesterday’s starting points. more »»

 
 

 

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