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      Michigan Tech gets $1 million U.S. military contract

      The Michigan Tech Research Institute has a $1 million contract to conduct radar-related research for the U.S. military. Houghton-based Michigan Technological University on Thursday announced the 6-month contract with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The school said the Ann Arbor-area Michigan Tech Research Institute's contract could be extended to five years and be worth $9 million. The institute will work to develop an approach to separating and analyzing radar signals by the function they are intended to perform.