The Daily Mining Gazettehttp://www.mininggazette.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 29 May 2015 14:01:25 EDTFri, 29 May 2015 14:01:25 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssWhite deathhttp://www.mininggazette.com/page/content.detail/id/544184.htmlHANCOCK - The Copper Country is dotted with hundreds of mine shafts, and while only a few are officially open to the public, it doesn't mean people never get into the others, even when they're closed off.Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTMine tours work to slow spread of killer diseasehttp://www.mininggazette.com/page/content.detail/id/544185.htmlHANCOCK - Copper Country mine tours are taking measures to stop the spread of white-nose syndrome, the fungal infection that has killed millions of bats across the United States in the last decad.Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTPLDL passes budget; reduced director raisehttp://www.mininggazette.com/page/content.detail/id/544189.htmlHOUGHTON - The Portage Lake District Library board approved a 2015-16 budget with 5 percent raises for employees Thursday night, while the budgeted raise for its director was trimmed after a performance review.Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTAuthor speaking in L'Anse on Sunday uses U.P. as setting for novelshttp://www.mininggazette.com/page/content.detail/id/544190.htmlL'ANSE - Author Joseph Heywood wasn't born in the Upper Peninsula, but he spent many years here and he uses his experiences in his novels, which he will talk about Sunday at the Baraga County Public Library in L'Anse.Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTEmergencyhttp://www.mininggazette.com/page/content.detail/id/544182.htmlFRANKLIN TOWNSHIP - It would be a terrible confluence of events: a bomb scare on a plane that crash-lands at the end of the runway, while a plane that redirected to Marquette goes down in Baraga County.Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT