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Flint School District to Hold Special Meeting on Deficit

The Flint School District will hold a special meeting on Monday to discuss solutions to district's massive deficit.

According to WNEM, negotiations with teachers and staff on specific cuts will be among the topics discussed

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U-M Flint Student to Sell Ad Space on Graduation Cap to Pay Off Loans

A University of Michigan - Flint student has an interesting idea on how he can pay off his student loans. Selling ad space on his graduation cap!

According to the Detroit Free Press, 22-year-old Alex Benda will be graduating in a few months and instead of focusing on finishing up his diploma right now, he's more worried about paying off his $30,000 in student loans. Benda thinks "it's scary to think about going out into this economy and try to find

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Host/Producer Tom Sumner
Host/Producer Tom Sumner
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Thursday On The Tom Sumner Program

A preview of Gov. Snyder's State of the State address with Susan Demas (Inside Michigan Politics), the war on small farms with Garden City urban farmer and V.P of the Michigan Small Farm Council Randy Zeilinger plus Flint School Board member David Davenport talks about the Flint Schools deficit reduction plan on The Tom Sumner Program Thursday January 16 beginning at 3 p

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Flint School Board Votes to Cut Staff Pay

As part of its deficit elimination plan, the Flint School Board voted to cut staff pay by 19 percent.

Interim Superintendent Larry Watkins said the cuts were necessary in order to held the district reduce its multi-million dollar deficit and "this is the toughest decision that we've had to make to date

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Watch How Ecstatic This Young Man Is When He Gets Accepted to College [VIDEO]

Like many young men, Rion Holcombe wanted desperately to go to college. But unlike most young men, Holcombe has Down syndrome. And next year, he'll be a Clemson Tiger.

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Flint Community Schools Eligible for Nearly $400,000 with Best Practice Incentive

Flint Community Schools could be eligible for almost $400,000 after deciding to participate in the Michigan Department of Education Best Practices Incentive.

According to MLive, if Flint Community Schools

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Thursday On The Tom Sumner Program

Flint School Board member David Davenport guests on The Tom Sumner Program Thursday December 5 beginning at 3 p.m. Plus Peter Vesterbacka from the company that created the Angry Birds Star Wars game talks about their collaboration with National Geographic to teach the science in science fiction

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Dinosaur from an exhibit at Flint's Sloan Museum (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Dinosaur from an exhibit at Flint's Sloan Museum (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
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Thursday On The Tom Sumner Program

Journalist Rebecca Ascher-Waltz discusses her new book "Devoted" about life with dogs, Cathy Gentry from Sloan*Longway talks about life with dinosaurs and comedian Jerry Donovan talks about life with comedy plus "Schlocktober with Elvira" on The Tom Sumner Program Thursday October 3 beginning at 3 p

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Guitarists Dave Beaudoin and son Dave (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Guitarists Dave Beaudoin and son Dave (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
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Friday On The Tom Sumner Program

Flint Youth Theatre's Rodney Creech and guest Director Janet Haley talk about FYT's Off The Press Series readings of Tony Kusher's "Angels in America," Gary Davis who founded Videomathteacher.com and FRIDAY LIVE AT FIVE with Dave Beaudoin and his son Dave from "The Rhythm Gypsies" on The Tom Sumner Program Friday September 27 beginning at 3 p

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Flint Youth Initiative Project to be Announced on Monday

A press conference is scheduled for Monday where U.S. District Judge Mark A. Goldsmith and U.S. Attorney Barbara L. McQuade will announce the launching of the Flint Youth Initiative (FYI) - an innovative project designed to keep young people in Flint on the right side of the law

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