Mike Ludlum

Sports Director

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Sports Director

Mike has been at TV6 for nearly 30 years, with the first three or so in the news department, and the remainder in sports.

Mike feels there's nothing like covering U.P. sports because every time you go below the Mackinac Bridge, you're automatically the underdog in the eyes of most Lower Peninsula folks. That makes winning state titles even better, Mike says.

Mike graduated from Grand Ledge HS in 1981 and from Michigan State in 1985 with a B.A. in Telecommunication. His wife, Julie, is a Negaunee and NMU grad. She's a nurse in Marquette. They have two sons; Steven and Eric. Both attended Negaunee Schools. Both boys have been heavily involved in football, basketball, tennis and baseball.


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Iran's foreign minister, in words that seemed aimed directly at the new American president, said Sunday that his country would not be bullied.

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The carrier strike group includes Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer and aircraft from Carrier Air Wing.

McCain Warns Suppressing Press 'Is How Dictators Get Started'

In an exclusive interview with 'Meet the Press,' Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is defending journalists' freedoms and a strong democracy following President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the fourth estate, including a tweet last week that certain media outlets are 'the enemy of the American People.' Without a free press, McCain said, 'I am afraid that we would lose so much of our individual liberties over time. That's how dictators get started.' Watch the interview with McCain on 'Meet the Press.'

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The prime minister announced the new military push Sunday morning, months after troops entered the ISIS-held city.