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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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Kroger to Hold Hiring Events for Michigan Stores on Saturday

Kroger will hold open hire events at every store in Michigan this weekend. According to ABC 12, the events will take place from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Kroger is looking to fill part-time and permanent positions for all department. Applicants are asked to bring a

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Mott Community College to Hold Welcome Event for New President

Mott Community College has announced they will host a welcome event for their new president, Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea. The event will be held in the Mott Event Center in the library and will feature refreshments and live music

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Genesee County Commissioner to Kick Off Blanket Drive

Genesee County Commissioner Brenda Clack will kick off her 2014 Blanket Drive with a press conference on Wednesday. According to a news release from Genesee County, the Blanket Drive will be collecting new and nearly new blankets which will then be distributed to Catholic Charities, Women's Shelter and My Brothers Keeper

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AAA Michigan Reports: Gas Prices Up Four Cents

Gas prices have increased about four cents, AAA Michigan reports. Michigan's current statewide average is $3.41 per gallon.

Gas prices in and around the Flint area are up almost 15 cents from last week with prices right in line with the state average, $3

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MCC to Save Nearly $1.5 Million in Interest with Bond Re-Funding

Mott Community College has announced they will save $1.4 million in interest by re-funding of voter-authorized bonds. The MCC Board of Trustees voted Monday, September 22nd to approve the re-funding a portion of the college's callable bonds

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Flint & Genesee Chamber’s YouthQuest Program Receives $4,000 Literacy Grant

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce's YouthQuest program has received a $4,000 grant to support youth literacy. The grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation will go toward the purchase of the Discussions4Learning curriculum which will help improve reading and vocabulary skills for students in the YouthQuest program.

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Kmart to Close Two Genesee County Stores in December

Kmart has announced plans to close five more of its Michigan stores by the end of the year. According to ABC 12, two of the five stores are located in Genesee County. The store on Miller Road in Flint Township and the store on North Belsay Road in Burton will shut their doors on De

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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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