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Gov. Snyder Signs Detroit ‘Grand Bargain’ Legislation

On Friday morning, Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation into law that creates the state's contribution to Detroit's "Grand Bargain" settlement. In doing so, the governor said the historic, bipartisan legislation shows all Michigan stands together in Detroit's revitalization

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Genesee County Board Agrees to Maintain, Patrol Four Flint Parks

The Genesee County Board of Commissioners agreed to a plan on Wednesday that will see the county take on maintenance and ranger patrol in four of Flint's biggest parks.

According to MLive, it wi

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Rummage Sale this Weekend to Aid Literacy in Genesee County

A rummage sale this weekend will aid in promoting adult literacy throughout Genesee County. According to the Genesee County Literacy Coalition, a survey shows that 35 percent of Flint residents and 21 percent of Genesee County residents read at or below a level 1

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Second Annual ‘Be a Tourist in Your Home Town’ Scheduled

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce have announced a date for the second annual "Be a Tourist in Your Home Town," a one-day event offering residents and non-residents the opportunity to see Flint & Genesee with new eyes.

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AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Up A Few Cents

Motorists around Michigan will find the average gas prices up for the fourth week in a row. AAA Michigan reports that the current statewide average is just under $3.96 per gallon.

Gas prices in and around the Flint area are just under the $4 per gallon mark with prices hovering around $3

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Nighttime Ramp Closures Scheduled Around Flint as I-75 Work Continues

MDOT is continuing nighttime ramp closures around Flint this weekend as resurfacing work on I-75 continues.

According to MDOT, work will occur at the following locations:

  • From 9 p.m. Friday
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Grand Blanc Company Wins Bid for Part of KWA Pipeline Construction

A Grand Blanc company has been awarded a contract to help with construction of the Karegnondi Water Authority pipeline.

According to a news release from Genesee County Drain Commissioner Jeff Wright's office, Zito Construction Company made the winning bid to install an iron transmission main along part of the pipeline route

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MCC Holding Open Casting Call for Short Films

Mott Community College will host an open casting call today for five different short films. No experience is necessary and actors and actresses of any race between the ages of 12 and 55 are welcome

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Local Animal Rescue to Hold Dog Walk this Weekend

PAWS Animal Rescue will hold a “woof walk” this weekend. Pets Are Worth Saving will hold the dog walk and fun fest this Saturday, June 14 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Flint Township Park & Trails located at 5200 Norko Drive between Linden and Dye Roads. Al

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Fenton City Council Adopts Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

On Monday night, the Fenton City Council voted 7-0 to adopt an anti-discrimination ordinance. According to ABC 12, it would ban housing and employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The proposal, which is expected to take effect by mid-July, includes some exemptions for religious organizations. Fenton

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