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Flint’s Ananich Elected Next Leader of Michigan’s Senate Democratic Caucus

State Senator Jim Ananich of Flint has been elected the next leader of the Michigan Senate Democrats replacing the outgoing Senator Gretchen Whitmer who was term limited. The announcement came on Thursday afternoon and Ananich will begin his leadership term in January when members elected to office earlier this month are sworn in

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Flint Emergency Manager Says Interviews for City Administrator Job to Begin Next Week

Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley announced that interviews for the new city administrator position will begin next week and will be open to the public. In a news release, Earley said applications were received for 27 candidates after a nationwide search

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Flint to Continue Flushing Fire Hydrants; Warn of Possible Discoloration

The City of Flint says the Water Service Center will continue to perform fire hydrant flushing this fall as part of the department's overall system maintenance plan. In a news release, the city says the hydrant flushing currently taking place is in preparation for the winter season and is part of the city's effort to provide high quality water to its residents and businesses

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Residents Vote to Revise Flint’s Charter for First Time in 40 Years

Unofficial results from Tuesday show Flint residents voting to rewrite the city's charter for the first time in 40 years. According to MLive, 56 percent had approved (at time of writing) Proposal 1 which wi

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Explosion Rocks Lapeer Manufacturing Plant

Something went horribly wrong this afternoon at a Lapeer manufacturing plant.

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City of Flint Reminds Residents to Bag Leaves for Curbside Pickup

The City of Flint is reminding residents that they are required to bag all yard leaves - and no longer rake leaves into the street - for curbside pickup through the end of November. According to a news release fro the city, anyone found to be dumping leaves into the street could be subject to a $25 fine from Blight Enforcement

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City of Flint Releases Snow and Ice Control Plan

The City of Flint's Department of Public Works has unveiled the Street Maintenance Division's plan for addressing winter weather issues. According to a news release, the plan calls for the city to be divided into six areas which will be serviced at the same time during a winter weather emergency which would allow for citywide coverage

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Flint Police Dept. to Post Prostitution Suspect Names, Photos on Facebook

The City of Flint Police Department has announced that it will begin posting the names and arrest photos of arraigned prostitution suspects on their Facebook page. According to a news release from the City of Flint, the department has the option of sharing the information since arrest records are public

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Minivan Crashes Into Flint Speedway Trying To Steal ATM Machine [Photo]

A minivan slammed into the Speedway on Dort and Court in Flint early this morning in a failed robbery attempt

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Flint City Councilman Scott Kincaid to Step Down as President

Flint City Councilman Scott Kincaid will not seek to remain as council president. According to NBC 25, Kincaid has been council president several times over the 29 years he's been on the council, including the last three years. Josh Freeman of the 4th Ward and Eric Mays of the 1st Ward have both said they would like to

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