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AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Up Almost Eight Cents

State motorists will find the average gas prices have risen almost eight cents this week according to AAA Michigan. The current statewide average is just under $3.38 per gallon.

Gas prices in and around Flint however have risen almost 15 cents in the past week with prices averaging around $3

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Residents Urged to Keep Furnace Vents, Meters Free of Snow and Ice

Following last weekend's heavy snowfall across the majority of the state, Consumers Energy is asking residents to keep safety in mind by making sure their gas furnace fresh air intake pipes and gas/electric meters are free of snow and ice

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AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Down Almost 11 Cents

Motorists will find the average price of gas has dropped almost 11 cents this week according to AAA Michigan. The current statewide average is slightly over $3.30 per gallon.

At around $3.25 per gallon, gas prices in and around Flint are averaging less than the statewide average and are the second lowest around the state

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Michigan State Police Reminds Residents to Prepare for the Extreme Cold

As statewide temps are forecasted to hover around 0 degrees with wind chills at 25 below or colder, the Michigan State Police Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) is reminding Michigan citizens about how to prepare for the extreme cold

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Whitecaps After Fifth Third Ballpark Fire: ‘They Will Come Again’ [Video]

The West Michigan Whitecaps' ownership expects to rebuild Fifth Third Ballpark in the wake of a Friday blaze that damaged the Comstock Park facility.

A space heater started a small blaze Friday morning at the ballpark, but workers believed they had put it out. They returned to find the space in flames, Plainfield Township Fire Chief David Peterson said.

Fifth Third Ballpark is the home of the Midwest League Class A professional baseball team. It is slated to host the 50th Midwest League All-Star Game on June 17, 2014.

Team officials expect the Whitecaps to play the 2014 season, host the all-star game and rebuild the ballpark.

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Snyder Signs Bills Allowing Driverless Vehicles in Michigan

Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation that will allow the testing of automated motor vehicles on Michigan roadways. The governor had called for the measure in his 2013 state of the state address

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Michigan Capitol Officially Designated a Historic Site

Governor Rick Snyder recently signed four bills that establish the Michigan Capitol building and its grounds as a historic state site.

In a statement, Snyder said "the future of Michigan's 135-year-old Capitol building is as important as its storied past

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How to Receive an Electric Outage Credit On Your Consumers Energy Bill

If your home was one of the many in Genesee County that were (or still are) without power you may qualify for an outage credit on your energy bill. Find out the terms of qualification for the credit here.

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I-75 Lane Closures Rescheduled in Saginaw County Due to Inclement Weather

Work involving I-75 in Saginaw County has been rescheduled due to the inclement weather according to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).

The work, in which crews were to have begun moving a temporary barrier wall on I-75 in place between the M-46 and M-81 interchanges, will now start on Thursday, December 26th

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Consumers Energy Says Restoration Progress Continues from Weekend Ice Storm

Update: As of 4:30 a.m. Friday morning, nearly 20,000 in Genesee County were still without power according to Consumers Energy. The majority of customers still without power from last weekend's storm are expected to be restored by the end of the day Saturday. Consumers says

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