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U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee to Host College Affordability Forums

Michigan's Fifth District Representative Dan Kildee has announced he will be hosting a pair of forums this week on college affordability.

According to a press release from the Congressman, the free events are open to prospective, current and former college students and will provide information on state and federal loan repayment programs

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AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Tumble Thirteen Cents

Gas prices have dropped about 25 cents over the past two weeks, AAA Michigan reports. Michigan's current statewide average is just over $3.36 per gallon, down about 13 cents from last week.

Of the cities surveyed by AAA Michigan, the cheapest price for self-serve fuel can be found in the Lansing/East Lansing, where it's about $3

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Video Visitation Being Implemented at Genesee County Jail [Video]

Starting next week, visitors to the Genesee County Jail will no longer be able to visit inmates face to face, and will instead speak to them on a computer screen. According to ABC 12, Genesee County Sheriff says he's been trying to implement this form of visitation for quite some time. He believes it will help reduce fighting and assaults during visitations. Another reason for the change is the smuggling of contraba

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MDOT to Hold Public Meeting about M-15 Work in Davison

The Michigan Department of Transportation is inviting the public to attend an informational meeting regarding proposed improvements on M-15 in the city of Davison.

According to a news release from MDOT, the meeting will provide an opportunity for the public to meet with MDOT staff and ask questions about the project which is scheduled to begin in mid-October

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Governor Snyder Speaks with WFNT while Visiting Kettering University

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder visited Flint on Friday. Snyder offered remarks at the grand opening of Kettering University's FIRST Robotics Community Center. WFNT got a few minutes with the governor where he spoke about Flint, federal assistance for the recent flooding that occurred in southeastern Michigan, the unemployment drop, Michigan Trails Week and the upcoming campaign season

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Snyder Seeks Federal Disaster Declaration After Southeast Michigan Flooding

On Wednesday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder requested President Obama declare a major disaster for the state of Michigan as a result of the flash flooding the occurred in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties in early August

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Final Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup of Year Begins this Weekend

Fall is in the air as volunteers prepare for the year's last Adopt-A-Highway pickup along state roadways. Participants in the Michigan Department of Transportation program will be picking up litter beginning on Saturday, September 20th and running through Sunday, September 28th

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Search on for Man Involved with Three Robberies on Monday Night [Video]

Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying a man they say was involved in three armed robberies with two other men on Monday night.

According to WNEM, the armed robberies started in Mt. Morris Township. At 8:50 p.m., a clerk at the Dollar General on West Pierson was robbed at gunpoint. The thieves got away with

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AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Drop 12 Cents

Gas prices have dropped 12 cents in the past week according to AAA Michigan. The current statewide average is just under $3.50 per gallon, about six cents less than this same time last year.

Gas prices in and around the Flint area are even lower than the statewide average with Sunday prices right around $3

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Kroger to Hire 1,800 for Michigan Stores

Kroger has announced plans to hire 1,800 employees for its Michigan stores. According to ABC 12, stores in Flint, Flint Township, Grand Blanc and other areas in Genesee County are accepting applications. Just last year, the company announced plans to invest millions into its stores and hire new employees.

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