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Flint Mayor Dayne Walling, Guest Headed to White House

Flint Mayor Dayne Walling and Artist Michael Wright will head to Washington D.C. and participate in the inaugural White House Maker Faire today (6/18). According to MLive, the event will showcase makers who

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Dan Kitwood, Getty Images
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Work Begins to Transform Chevy in the Hole to Chevy Commons

Work began on Tuesday to turn the compost at Chevy in the Hole in the next step of the site's cleanup and reuse. The City of Flint says they contracted Resource Recycling Services to bring in a windrowing machine to turn over the compost as a necessary step to removing it from the site

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‘Our Teenager Is an Idiot’ Craigslist Ad Is Parenting Brilliance

One set of parents in Shreveport, Louisiana, is winning the Internet today with a Craigslist posting to sell a vehicle they had promised their son once he graduated from high school.

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Residents Raising Chickens in Flint, Detroit Coming Under Attack

People who are keeping chickens in Flint and Detroit are facing efforts from local governments to get rid of them.

NBC 25 says that some are keeping the chickens as a way to teach their children where food comes from. Others are in response to the growing interest in urban agriculture. Either way, some cities

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courtesy Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce
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Second Annual ‘Be a Tourist in Your Home Town’ Scheduled

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce have announced a date for the second annual "Be a Tourist in Your Home Town," a one-day event offering residents and non-residents the opportunity to see Flint & Genesee with new eyes.

Tim

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First Piece of Steel Erected for New Paint Shop at Flint Assembly [Video]

The first piece of structural steel for GM's new paint shop at its Flint Assembly location was erected Monday morning.

In December 2013, GM announced plans to invest $600 million into various plant projects in Flint, including the new paint shop

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Flint EM Gives City Council More Time on Budget Recommendations

Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley is giving City Council more time to make recommendations before adopting the next fiscal year budget.

According to ABC 12, Earley made the comments during a press briefing on Thursday morning. Earley and staff have also taken some recommendations into account. Contributions were increased for economic development efforts, money was added to help assist

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Michigan State Police Investigating Traffic Crash in Flint

The Michigan State Police are investigating a traffic crash that occurred in Flint on Thursday night. According to a news release, MSP troopers attempted to stop a vehicle around 5:45 p.m. for a traffic violation near Mackin Road and Caldwell Avenue

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courtesy Sen. Jim Ananich
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Flint Could Get $1.1 Million from State to Help with Public Safety

The City of Flint could get $1.1 million to help with public safety in the state Legislature's budget proposal that is expected to be put in front of Governor Snyder by the end of the week.

According to MLive,

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Court of Appeals Upholds Murder Conviction for Elias Abuelazam

Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton announced Wednesday that a state appeals court has upheld the murder conviction and life sentence of Elias Abuelazam. The 37-year-old Abuelazam was convicted in June 2012 of first degree murder in the 2010 stabbing death of Arnold Minor

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