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Work on I-69 to Begin in Genesee County

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced that work will begin on I-69 in Genesee County next week. MDOT will be making pavement repairs on I-69 between M-15 and Center Road, as well as constructing temporary crossovers and widened shoulders in preparation for next year's reconstruction

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Update on Alleged Door-to-Door Scam / Public Safety Hazard in Genesee Twp.

UPDATED 7/7 (3:30p): Multiple citizens in Genesee Township have expressed concern about the unusual behavior of a door-to-door salesman in the area. Find out all the updated details and everything you need to know to be safe here.

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MDOT Suspends Construction for Fourth of July Holiday

The Michigan Department of Transportation has announced that they will suspend construction on 110 of 145 projects across the state in an effort to make travel easier for Fourth of July travelers.

Beginning at 3 p

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Storms Leave Close to 1,000 Without Power in Genesee County

Storms that blew through most of southeastern Michigan on Monday night have left close to 1,000 without power in parts of Genesee County. According to WNEM, the latest numbers from Consumers Energy are:

  • 110 customers are without power north of Gaines
  • 71 customers are without power in Gaines
  • 621 customers without power between Swartz Creek and Mundy Township near Bishop International Airport
  • 77 customers without power north of Baldwin Road
  • 92 customers without power in Clayton Township
  • A number of small outages within the City of Flint, Davison and Grand Blanc

Restoration times are not immediately available. To see the latest outages and estimated restoration times from Consumers Energy, click here.

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AAA: Gas Prices Up Slightly in Last Week, Significantly Higher Than Last Year

Pre-holiday gas prices rose slightly according to AAA Michigan. The current statewide average is just under $3.89 per gallon, about two cents more than last week, and about 40 cents higher than last year at the same time

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General Motors Adding Solar Panels to Local Facilities

General Motors has announced it will be increasing its renewable energy use by adding three acres of solar arrays at two local facilities.

GM's processing center in Swartz Creek and engine plant in Flint will be outfitted with 150-kilowatt, ground mount solar arrays which are expected to generate a combined 400,000 kilowatt hours of renewable energy per year to the facilities grids

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Two Local Men Facing Charges on Multiple Home Invasions

Two local men are facing charges of multiple home invasions over the past six months. According to WNEM, Chad Michels of Flint and Bobby McConeghy of Durand are both in custody and have been linked to a series of home invasions in southern Shiawassee County. Large amounts of jewelry and firearms were stolen during those robberies. The men were tracked down when they t

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Woman Dies, Child Injured in Genesee County Crash [Video]

A woman is dead and a child seriously injured after a car crash on Tuesday night in Mundy Township. According to WNEM, the crash happened around 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of Hill and Fenton Roads. Police say the woman lost control of her car

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Gov. Snyder Signs Bills to Increase Penalties for Drive-By Shootings

Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation on Monday that will increase penalties for drive-by shootings.

In a statement, Snyder said "the safety and wellbeing of all Michiganders is and always will be a top priority

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Area Park to Host Free BMX Event to Celebrate Olympic Day

Richfield Park in Davison will be celebrating the spirit of the Olympic Movement as they host a free BMX race for Olympic Day. This will be a free race at Richfield's BMX park and is open to all ages

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