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1 hr ago | MLive.com

Police pull eight abandoned vehicles from Flint lake

Feet from a "No Dumping" sign, police worked to dredge eight abandoned vehicles from Flint Park Lake in the city's north side Tuesday, July 29. Dale Harmon, Lapeer County Sheriffs deputy, said a crew surveyed the lake about two weeks ago using sonar, and located at least eight cars submerged along the perimeter of the lake.

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Related Topix: Mount Morris, MI

2 hrs ago | MLive.com

Election 2014: See where District 3 Democratic candidates for Genesee County Board stand on the issues

Election day is right around the corner. Voters will be heading to the polls to cast their ballots in the August primary on Tuesday, Aug. 5. Voters in Genesee County's 3rd District will have a choice of two Democrats to vote for in the primary.

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Related Topix: US News

3 hrs ago | MLive.com

Genesee County clerk questions Gaines Township clerk's credibility over recall petitions

After 818 signatures for the recall of Gaines Township Supervisor Chuck Melki were returned to County Clerk-Register John Gleason's office from the township, four signatures caught his eye.

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7 hrs ago | MLive.com

Scattered thunderstorms moving through Genesee County capable of producing hail

Scattered thunderstorms are expected to move through the area that maybe capable of producing brief intense rainfall and hail up to half an inch in diameter.

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Related Topix: Weather

Tue Jul 29, 2014

MLive.com

Consumers Energy Foundation awards two volunteer grants in Genesee County

The Salvation Army of Genesee County was awarded $450 and Goodwill Industries of Mid-Michigan was awarded $225 by the foundation Tuesday, July 29, according to a press release from Consumers Energy.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity

MLive.com

Details of car crash that left man dead, wife in hospital will go to Genesee County prosecutor

The details from an investigation into a July 13 car accident that left a Davison man dead and landed his wife in the hospital with life-threatening injuries are expected to be turned over to the Genesee County Prosecutor's Office next week for review.

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Related Topix: Davison, MI, Burton, MI, Sterling Heights, MI

MLive.com

Woman arraigned on charge that she stabbed husband with butcher knife while he slept

A 53-year-old woman faces one charge of assault with intent to murder in the stabbing of her husband in the chest with a 10-inch butcher knife Saturday, July 26. The husband was was sleeping inside their Stratford Square apartment in Davison when he was stabbed.

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Related Topix: Davison, MI, Burton, MI, Genesee, MI

MLive.com

Genesee County Heath Department hosts more health clinics to prepare kids for school

The Genesee County Health Department is offering more health clinics this summer to get kids ready to go back to school.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Davison, MI, Grand Blanc, MI, Lake Fenton, MI

MLive.com

Thunderstorms, pea-sized hail possible this afternoon for Genesee County

Rain could start as early as 9 a.m., but showers are likely and a thunderstorm is possible after 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 29. Between a tenth and quarter of an inch of rain is expected to fall today, and pea-sized hail is possible during the heaviest storm.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm

Daily Press & Argus

Sentencing placed on hold in 2010 slaying

The sentencing hearing for three men convicted in connection with the 2010 murder of a former Brighton resident was adjourned Monday to Aug. 8. The Genesee County prosecutor's office is seeking a sentence of life without parole against Kenya Ali Hyatt, who was 17 at the time of the killing.

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Related Topix: Brighton, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

NewsCenter 25

Flint neighbors, author raise money online to demolish home

Flint is no stranger to vacant homes but in one north side neighborhood, it's actually the other way around and some neighbors are trying to stop the blight before it spreads.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Autos

Mon Jul 28, 2014

MLive.com

Michigan Warrior Dash: Unofficial participant numbers and a few broken bones

We're a day removed from the mud, sweat and beers of the Warrior Dash and event organizers are deeming the fourth installment in Genesee County a success.

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Related Topix: Mount Morris, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, Walker, MI

MLive.com

Animal shelter reform advocates rally in front of Genesee County courthouse

Advocates for animal shelter reform in Genesee County rallied in front of the Genesee County courthouse Monday afternoon, spreading the message that Genesee County Animal Control needs change and voters can make the difference.

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Related Topix: Grand Blanc, MI, Genesee, MI

MLive.com

Power restored to many in Genesee County, others could be left in dark until Tuesday evening

Nearly 180 people are still in the dark in Genesee County and they could remain without power until Tuesday evening, according to Consumers Energy following storms that rolled through the area Sunday.

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Related Topix: Weather

NewsCenter 25

Girlfriend, niece charged with elder abuse after police find 52 pound man

Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell is investigating what he is calling "one of the worst cases of elder abuse" he has seen in Flint.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Autos

NewsCenter 25

Genesee County Emergency Preparedness Plan announced

It maybe the middle of summer but Genesee County could be one step closer to being better prepared if an ice storm hits the area.

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Related Topix: Autos

MLive.com

Genesee County officials gather to rally support for Proposal 1 on the Aug. 5 ballot

As the Aug. 5 election is quickly approaching, Genesee County community and business leaders are continuing to rally support in favor for Proposal 1. Flint Mayor Dayne Walling, Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell, State Sen. Jim Ananich, D-Flint, and Kim Turner, chair of the Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce Board and owner of seven Advanced ... (more)

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Grand Blanc, MI

Daily Press & Argus

Weekend recap: 5 guilty of RICO charges; tech program leads to jobs, more

Here's a helping of headlines you might have missed this weekend at LivingstonDaily.com.

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Related Topix: Livingston County, MI, Flint, MI

News Observer

Projects in 5 counties fight blight, boost housing

The work is planned for Berrien, Calhoun, Genesee, Ingham and Kalamazoo counties.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Battle Creek, MI, Calhoun County, MI, Ingham County, MI, Kalamazoo, MI

MLive.com

More than 6,400 without electricity in Genesee County after storms

More than 6,400 Consumers Energy customers are still without electricity after a strong line of storms pushed through the area.

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Related Topix: Flushing, MI, Davison, MI

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