Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 1 Sep 2014 19:42:46 EDTMon, 1 Sep 2014 19:42:46 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssLabor Day Parade held in Ishpeminghttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/604473.htmlHundreds of people braved rain and overcast skies Monday for the annual Labor Day Parade in the city of Ishpeming.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTStuff the bus a big successhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/604422.htmlMARQUETTE - As many kids in the area get ready for the first day of school this week, they can sleep well knowing they have the supplies they need thanks to the fourth annual "Stuff the Bus" event.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTInvasive bait fishhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/604423.htmlTRAVERSE CITY - Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species - including widely feared Asian carp - to reach the Great Lakes and inland waterways, according to a scientific...Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTCongressional leaders push Obama to take action against militants in UShttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/604424.htmlWASHINGTON - Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soi.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTToday's rise in minimum wage to be scrutinizedhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/604425.htmlDETROIT - An increase in Michigan's minimum wage is set to launch, and with it comes a test of whether the gradual rise will help workers, harm businesses or neither. The first bump comes today, when the wage moves up 10 percent, from $.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT