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Emergency Manager Proposed Budget Includes Massive Cuts to Police, Fire

Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley laid out a two-year budget plan with massive cuts to police and fire at Wednesday night's City Council meeting. Under the proposed $55 million budget, the city's police department would lose 36 police officer positions and the fire department would lose 19 firefighter positions

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Flint’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Governance to Hold Public Workshops

The City of Flint's Blue Ribbon Committee on Governance will hold a series of three public workshops in May to have discussions with Flint residents and collect feedback from them on possible changes to the structure of city government in Flint

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Flint & Genesee Convention & Visitors Bureau to Open Two New Visitor Centers

The Flint & Genesee Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced plans to open two new visitors centers this year in downtown Flint. According to a news release, the main visitor center will open on May 1st in the south lobby of the Commerce Center located at 519 S. Sagina

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Two Genesee County Commissioners Hosting Meeting on Changing Neighborhoods

Two Genesee County Commissioners, Brenda Clack and Omar Sims, are hosting a meeting this week on changing neighborhoods. Entitled 'Surviving in a Changing Neighborhood,' Clack, Sims and other will discuss topics such as crime awareness, what to do with vacant lots, how to care for your neighborhood and more

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Annual Campaign to Help Food Bank of Eastern Michigan Finishing Up

An annual campaign to help the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan is wrapping up at the end of the month.

For the 17th straight year, the Feinstein Foundation is helping the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan with their annual spring campaign to fight hunger

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Flint Officially Begins Using Flint River Water as Temporary Primary Water Source

On Friday, for the first time in fifty years, the City of Flint began using Flint River water as its primary water source for residents. The valve to the pipeline from Detroit, which had been providing Flint its water, was closed

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GM Foundation Donates $80,000 in Grants to 13 Flint-Area Groups

On Friday, the General Motors Foundation announced grants totaling $80,000 to support programs at 13 Flint-area non-profits and organizations that serve children, adults and seniors. The grants will be used to address environmental issues within the community

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Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint Names Interim Executive Director

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint has had a new interim executive director appointed by their Board of Directors. Tauzzauri Robinson, will replace Bob Nelson who submitted his resignation.

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Comcast to Help Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint

On Saturday, local Comcast employees along with their families and non=profit community partners will participate in Comcast Cares Day, along with their families and non-profit community partners for this annual, national company wide day of service

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Group Charged with Child Abuse After Viral Video Back in Court

Three individuals charged with child abuse after beating an 11-year-old and posting the video on Facebook were back in court Wednesday afternoon.

According to ABC 12, all three - Uteas Taylor, Stefan Felton and the mother of the child - waived their rights to a preliminary exam. The hearing would have determined if there was enough evidence to send them to trial.

An attorney for Taylor said they were waiving the exam to

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