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Former Defense Officials Back Latest Push to Free Amir Hekmati

Four top former American defense and security official are backing the latest push to have Flint native Amir Hekmati released from prison in Iran.

In a letter to President Barack Obama, former Secretary of Defense William Cohen, former C

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Congressman Dan Kildee (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Congressman Dan Kildee (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
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Thursday On The Tom Sumner Program

Tom Wickham (GM Communications) talks about unveiling the new Chevrolet Silverado HD and the GMC Sierra HD at the Flint Assembly Plant on Thursday, Congressman Dan Kildee (pictured) talks about efforts to free Flint's Amir Hekmati from an Iranian prison, organizers for the upcoming Jewish Federation sponsored "Daniel Pearl World Music Day" and local efforts to solve the murder of Pablo Lopez  on The Tom Sumner Program Thursday September 26

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courtesy U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee
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U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee Leads 64 Members of Congress in Calling for Amir Hekmati’s Release

On Monday, a bipartisan coalition of 64 Members of Congress, led by Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), called on Iran to release Amir Hekmati, a former U.S. Marine and Flint, Mich., native, from prison

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courtesy Rep. Dan Kildee/Facebook
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U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee to Speak at Dinner in Support of Flint Man Held in Iran

Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) will give remarks at a benefit dinner being held in support of Amir Hekmati's freedom.

Hekmati is a former Marine and Flint native who has been held in captivity in Iran for nearly two years

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Singer/Songwriter Mike Rolund from Mersey Beach (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Singer/Songwriter Mike Rolund from Mersey Beach (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
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Friday On The Tom Sumner Program

Congressman Dan Kildee talks about efforts to get Iran to release Flint native Amir Hekmati and news of the Detroit bankruptcy filing, plus we'll visit with Laurie Johnson (Chief Economist - Natural Resources Defense Council) and musical guest Mike Roland (Mersey Beach) on The Tom Sumner Program Friday July 19 beginning at 3 p

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Communication And Better Conditions Lead to A New Hope for Amir Hekmati and His Family.

In what seems like a blink of an eye for most of us, the past two years have been quite a hardship for the Hekmati family. Amir Hekmati, a 29-year old Flint man, has been imprisoned in Iran for almost that long

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Flint Native Off Death Row in Iran

A Flint native who had been accused of working for the CIA while in Iran, and having been convicted by an Iranian court, is no longer on death row there.

According to WNEM, Amir Hekmati had his sentence overturned by Iran's Supreme Court. Hekmati had been convicted in January and sentenced to death after it was alleged the ex-marine had been wor

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