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I have always loved radio. This goes back to my childhood when a neighbor had a talk show on a Detroit station. I would go down to the station with him, watch and listen to him, and think "I want to do that one day!" I started out with a radio class in high school, interned at the neighbor's station, and then continued in college. Unfortunately, like most new college graduates, I had bills to pay, so I took a job in sales instead of following my passion. After a few sales jobs over a ten year period, including an Internet start-up that didn't work out, I took time to figure out what I wanted to do with the rest of my life, and would make me happy while doing it. This led me back to radio. I went to Specs Howard to get reacquainted with the industry and while there, did yet another internship at WWJ 950AM. From there I got my first break reporting the news for a group of radio stations in Big Rapids, Michigan. My claim to fame while there? I was standing next to United States Senator Carl Levin who was in town speaking when two college students ran up and threw a pie into his face. I had gotten the audio too! No one else there had pictures or video. Fox News, ABC and others called and asked for it. After about 15 months there, I wanted to come back to this side of the state where my family and friends are, and take on a new challenge. In September 2011, I was hired in as the News Director here at WFNT 1470. I am happy to be here, look forward to working in the Flint community, and helping to make WFNT the media presence I know it can be!
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AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Tumble 13 Cents

Gas prices have dropped 13 cents AAA Michigan reports. Michigan's current statewide average is around $3.27 per gallon, down 13 cents from last week and down seven cents from a year ago.

Of the cities surveyed by AAA Michigan, the cheapest price for self-serve fuel can be found in the Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland area, where it's about $3

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Crime Stoppers Increases Reward for 17-Year-Old Cold Case

At a news conference on Thursday, Crime Stoppers of Michigan announced they are increasing the reward for a 17-year-old cold case. 88-year-old Mary Prieur was found beaten and suffocated in a swampy, wooden area near Lennon Road and M-13, approximately 150 yards from her home on February 27, 1997

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Genesee County Health Department Updates Local, Statewide Enterovirus Numbers

The Genesee County Health Department has updated the number of cases of Enterovirus D68. Enterovirus is a severe respiratory illness in kids ages 5-17. The GCHD is working with the Michigan Department of Community Health which has received numerous reports of the illness

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GM Recalls 117,000 More Cars and Trucks

GM is recalling 117,000 cars and trucks for a possible chassis issue which could lead to a crash. GM says it has to replace contaminated chassis control modules. The problem could cause an electric short which could then lead to a engine stall, an engine that fails to start or the loss of a trailer break in certain vehicles

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Flint Apartment Complex Granted Extension to Pay Water Bill

A management company for Glen Acres Estates has been granted a 10 day extension to pay their water bill by the city of Flint. According to ABC 12, the company originally had until Tuesday to pay $10,000 or face water shutoffs for its remaining residents. The management company had been put under a payment plan with the city

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Two Flint Businesses Raided by Federal Agents [Video]

Two Flint businesses have been raided in the past two days according to ABC 12. On Tuesday, a raid took place at the Downtown Food Shop, a party store inside the MTA bus station in downtown Flint. On Monday, it was Shorthorn Meats on Pierson Road near Clio Road. An IRS spokesperson said both busines

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