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Flint Signs Blight Elimination Deal with Land Bank, Center for Community Progress

The City of Flint has signed a deal with the Genesee County Land Bank and Center for Community Progress to help with blight elimination. According to MLive, the emergency manager signed off on the partnership on November 6th.

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Dine Out at Area Restaurant and Help the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Flint

Diners at an area restaurant on Wednesday night can help a great cause...the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Flint. When diners bring in the attached coupon from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m., the Logan's Roadhouse at 4404 Miller Road in Flint will contribute up to 20% of pre-tax dining checks back to the clubs.

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Jury Convicts Flint Man in Armed Robberies of Banks, Auto Parts Store

A Flint man has been convicted of armed robbery and racketeering related to the robberies of two local banks and an auto parts store.

Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton said 39-year-old Thomas Gatica III has been convicted of 16 felonies related to two robberies of two separate Citizens Bank branches and an Auto Zone auto supply store between 2010 and 2012

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Closed Country Bar Sylvia Jo’s Wagon Wheel in Flint Gets Demolished

Sylvia Jo's Wagon Wheel has had its doors closed to the public for quite some time, but not anymore -- because the doors don't exist anymore. 

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City of Flint Warns Residents of Individuals Posing as City Employees

The City of Flint is warning residents of a recent incident in which individuals have posed as city employees in order to gain access to residents' homes. In a news release, the city reminds residents that city employees will always have an ID badge showing their name and department when working on or around private property

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Public Encouraged to Attend Capital Improvement Plan Input Sessions

The City of Flint, which recently released its draft of a five-year Capital Improvement Plan for fiscal years 2015-2020, is hosting three sessions for the public to review the plan and provide comments as the city works towards formal adoption of the plan

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U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee Elected by Colleagues to Serve as Regional Whip

Michigan's Fifth District Congressman Dan Kildee was elected by his Democratic colleagues to serve as Regional Whip for the Midwest Region in the 114th Congress. According to a news release from Kildee's office, the new and expanded role will position Kildee to advocate for the Midwest region in Congress as well as assist the Democratic leadership in managing legislative business on the floor of the U

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Flint EM Seeking Council Candidates for Third, Sixth Ward Vacancies

Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley has announced he is accepting letters of interest, resumes and references from residents in the Third and Sixth Wards interested in filling the vacancies brought by the election of Bryant Nolden and Sheldon Neeley to other offices

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MSU College of Human Medicine to Celebrate Expansion of Flint Campus

Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine will celebrate the expansion of its Flint campus with a ceremony and public open house this Friday. Renovation has been completed in the former Flint Journal building and now serves as the College of Human Medicine's Flint campus and center for public health records

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Baker to Host Open House for Engineering, Information Tech. Programs

Baker College of Flint will host an open house on Thursday where prospective students and their families will be able to learn about their engineering and information technology programs.

Labs will be open for tours where students will be on hand to demonstrate industry-grade equipment

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