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2012-10-18 15:24:40

MARQUETTE, Mich., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the launch of Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology in Marquette, Mich., the nation's fastest 4G network, the company is hosting a celebration in Marquette that gives residents a chance to win one of 10 brand new 4G LTE smartphones. Verizon hosted a citywide scavenger hunt for pins that were hidden in secret locations around town. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 100 Verizon 4G LTE pins were hidden in secret locations...

2012-10-09 15:27:42

MARQUETTE, Mich., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has chosen Marquette, Mich., as its symbolic 400(th) 4G LTE market because it represents the growth of the nation's largest 4G LTE network beyond America's largest and medium range cities and helps to expand its reach to every corner of the United States. Not familiar with Marquette? Need some nuggets of knowledge about Michigan's Upper Peninsula? Here are some fun facts and trivia about the Upper Peninsula's...

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2011-02-11 06:20:00

UPDATED President Barack Obama unveiled plans on Thursday to expand high-speed wireless Internet access to nearly all Americans while pledging to cut the deficit by $9.6 billion over the next decade. "We can't expect tomorrow's economy to take root using yesterday's infrastructure," said the president, speaking from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. The $18 billion plan is part of Obama's "Win the Future" initiative unveiled last month during his State of the Union...

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2009-07-28 08:00:00

Two thirds of all different species of freshwater crabs are at risk of becoming extinct, says a new survey.That means that freshwater crabs are some of the most endangered of all groups of animals reviewed thus far. This research is the first worldwide evaluation of the extinction danger of any collection of freshwater invertebrates.Crab species in Southeast Asia are the most vulnerable, mainly due to habitat devastation and pollution.Scientists from the Zoological Society of London and...

2008-09-11 12:00:19

U.S. Olympic Athlete Resumes Training and Classes Using Lenovo PCs Lenovo Kristy Fair, 919-257-6329; krisfair@lenovo.com Logo: http://www.lenovo.com Lenovo today announced that Northern Michigan University deployed 6,000 ThinkPad notebooks to provide all full-time Wildcats easy and secure access to more than 700 Web-based classes this fall. Less than one month after the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, student athletes enrolled in the United States Olympic Education Center at NMU are...